Netflix dominated the 2022 Film Independent Spirit Awards as The lost girl won best picture and director and screenplay awards for Maggie Gyllenhaal at an in-person ceremony on the beach in Santa Monica that honored diversity. Sunday’s (6) triumph at the 37th Film Independent Awards saw Elena Ferrante’s adaptation starringRead More →

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 →

“Station to Station” movie soundtrack album cover Francis McGrath, Austin-based musician, composer and award-winning songwriter for the independent film “Station to Station” The album will feature extended tracks from Francis McGrath’s award-winning electronic score and the three original songs heard in the indie drama. Francis McGrath’s music is a bigRead 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →