From the relatively small pond of Singapore, filmmaker Anthony Chen ventures into the enormous Chinese film market. The 37-year-old Singaporean director, best known for his critically acclaimed dramas Ilo Ilo (2013) and Rainy season (2019), has just completed production of his first feature film in mainland China, The breaking ice.Read More →

Local author Imelda Carroll won ‘Best Screenplay’ for her screenplay Chicken Out at the recent Dublin International Comedy Film Festival. The screenplay was first developed when Imelda was chosen along with 11 others to attend the Wexford Screenwriters Professional Development Workshop, funded by Wexford County Council’s Arts Department along withRead More →

One of the reasons that this work doesn’t weigh on me is that I take so much pleasure in welcoming new directorial talents to our screens. So here is our list of filmmakers whose first fiction feature films marked me so much. I’m still ringing the gong for second-time filmmakersRead More →

Editor’s Note: Deadline’s Read the Screenplay series debuts and celebrates the movie scripts that will be factors in this year’s cinematic award race. In Still water, a father’s strained relationship with his daughter is tested by unfathomable circumstances. Matt Damon plays Bill, a man from Stillwater, OK, who travels toRead More →

Editor’s Note: Deadline’s Read the Screenplay series debuts and celebrates the movie scripts that will be factors in this year’s cinematic award race. For the non-precise-biographies of Neon Spencer, screenwriter Steven Knight and filmmaker Pablo Larraín assiduously wanted to avoid anything that looked like a conventional biopic as they exploredRead More →

In 2014, when Belmaya Nepali started training in documentary filmmaking, she could feel her confidence steadily increasing. Introverted and reserved by nature, Nepali was able to express his feelings more candidly than before after receiving training from an institution based in Pokhara. “This one-and-a-half-year training has changed my life. NotRead More →

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) Jonas Pate, co-creator of the hit Netflix series ‘Outer Banks’ spoke at the Charleston Library Society on Thursday, sharing what inspired the story and offering advice to aspiring filmmakers. The teen adventure drama premiered on April 15, 2020, at the height of the pandemic and immediately tookRead More →

MUMBAI: Director Chatainya Tamhane won Best Screenplay for his Marathi feature film “The Disciple” at the 15th Asian Film Awards. The winners in 18 categories were announced Friday at a ceremony hosted by the Asian Film Awards Academy (AFAA) in conjunction with the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) and theRead More →

After a limited theatrical release, Jake Gyllenhaal’s gritty crime thriller the guilty arrives on Netflix on October 1, 2021. Prior to the streaming release, the Somnambulist The star has revealed the advice her father gave her as a filmmaker. Additionally, Gyllenhaal explained why he had yet to direct a movie.Read More →

See you soon, Bannatyne, hello, Hollywood. Guess who If you’ve seen the biopic drama trailer Tammy Faye’s eyes, which opened in theaters last month, you’re probably familiar with Guess Who’s 1969 success. Those eyes has a “guest” role in the film, which stars Jessica Chastain as Tammy Faye Bakker. ThisRead More →

Los Angeles-In the late 90s, actor, filmmaker and activist Edward James Olmos co-founded the Los Angeles Latin American International Film Festival. “I have been very fortunate to work in schools, libraries, community centers, hospitals and youth detention centers,” said Ormos, who has been deeply committed to reaching young learners forRead More →

The big screen industry is in a grim state after 19 months of a global pandemic and the streaming revolution, but Elevation Pictures co-chair Noah Segal is somehow still upbeat. His Toronto-based film production and distribution company managed to have a 2020 bofo, releasing 35 films – not far fromRead More →

Los Angeles-In the late 90s, actor, filmmaker and activist Edward James Olmos co-founded the Los Angeles Latin American International Film Festival. “I have been very fortunate to work in schools, libraries, community centers, hospitals and youth detention centers,” said Ormos, who has been deeply committed to reaching young learners forRead More →

Writer-director Marie Delanote is delighted to announce that her screenplay The rainbow is black just added two more fabulous recognitions to his list this week (the week that includes #WorldSuicidePreventionDay – a topic that features in the storyline): He was named a finalist in the New Renaissance category at theRead More →

The Venice Film Festival took a break from its angsty lineup with Saturday’s premiere of “Official Competition,” a behind-the-scenes Argentinian satire on filmmaking that made audiences laugh out loud. In it, an 80-year-old billionaire businessman in search of social prestige decides to make a film to leave his mark. ToRead More →

Finally, a very long time ago, a new adaptation of Dune arrived on our planet. Director Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated film, based on Frank Herbert’s beloved 1965 novel, premiered Friday at the Venice International Film Festival, and was finally screened in front of an audience after the coronavirus pandemic delayedRead More →

Dark shadows weave their way through the red rocks of Moab, the only light coming from the waxing moon. The dry grasses huddle together, sounding like footsteps. Wait, footsteps? You check behind your back, but there is nothing. Wait, do the rocks make shadows that look like this? Wait, doRead More →

You may need a PhD in Ingmar Bergman to understand all the nuances of “Bergman Island” from French writer and director Mia Hansen-Løve. Still, the Academy’s writer’s branch may have enough qualifications to embrace its charming history. Even with some delightful performances from its cast ensemble, including Mia Wasikowska inRead More →

The jurors, who will also supervise the finalists, include Berlinale delegate for South Asia, Meenakshi Shedde (India), film festival programmer Hannah Fisher (Canada) and film festival programmer and producer Meral Melika Duran (France), director / producer Abu Shahed Emon (Bangladesh) and art and film critic Moinuddin Khaled (Bangladesh) The WestRead More →

When asked in writing if she could discuss the plight of Afghan filmmakers after the Taliban regained power last weekend, Diana Saqeb Jamal succinctly declines. “My only thought is we’re screwed. Sorry.” The director, whose short film “Roqaia” (photo) was featured in the Horizons 2019 section of Venice, has beenRead More →

A growing number of film festivals are attracting the attention of filmmakers in northwest Arkansas and could create more jobs supporting the state’s creative economy, organizers say. “What’s so interesting about cinema is that it’s not just an art, it’s business, it’s economic development, it’s tourism,” said Kathryn Tucker, DirectorRead More →

Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller won an Oscar in the “Best Adapted Screenplay” category for their work in Anthony Hopkins-starrer The father, at the 93rd Academy Awards. The film had won six 2021 Oscar nominations in March, including “Best Picture,” “Best Supporting Actress” for Colman and “Best Actor” for HopkinsRead More →

Hong Sangsoo’s film ″ Introduction ″ photo from the Berlin Film Festival official website. The film won the best screenplay award at the festival on Friday. [SCREEN CAPTURE] Prolific Korean director Hong Sangsoo won the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay at the 71st Berlin Film Festival on Friday for “Introduction”.Read More →

Hong Sang Soo won the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) for his latest film, “Introduction”. The 71st Berlin International Film Festival took place online from March 1-5, and the winners were revealed on March 5 via a streaming ad. Hong Sang Soo directedRead More →

Tyler Perry will water an elephant at the box office this weekend. “Madea’s Big Happy Family,” the prolific filmmaker-writer-actor’s latest release, is expected to gross around $30 million, according to people who have seen the audience polls ahead of the release. “Water for Elephants,” a romantic drama based on SaraRead More →