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Academy Announces Nine Scientific and Technical Achievements Honorees
Cinematographer Curtis Clark to receive John A. Bonner Award.The Academy announced on Wednesday (12) the nine scientific and technical achievements that will be honoured at the annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on February 9, 2019,...
'Aruna & Her Palate': Macao Review
A epidemiologist goes in search of disease and local delicacies in this quirky road-trip movieDir Edwin. Indonesia. 2018. 106minsA gourmet tour of Indonesian cuisine and a voyage of romantic discovery – set against the backdrop of an avian flu outbreak....
Bafta Reveals New Members for 2018
Among new members are Maren Ade, Hugh Grant and Hayley Squires.The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) has revealed its 2018 intake of new members drawn from the film, TV and games industry.Among the 386 new members are actors Hugh Grant,...
BBC Films Hires Claudia Yusef as Head of Development
Yusef joins from Number 9.BBC Films has added to its new-look team with the hire of Claudia Yusef as its new head of development.Yusef joins from Number 9 Films, where she held the same position since earlier this year. She had previous roles at the...
Behind the 'McQueen' Documentary: "We Saw It as a Universal Story"
McQueen took his own life in 2010 aged 40.It is an inspiring but ultimately tragic tale of one of the UK’s greatest designers: a child from the East End of London who began as a tailor’s assistant on Savile Row, stormed the world of fashion but then...
'Black Panther', 'Veep' Actors Wrap Boko Haram Thriller 'Rise' (Exclusive)
FIlm is being produced by US outfits Defiant and Kodiak with German company Telepool.Black Panther actress Sasha Morfaw, Heroes actor Jimmy Jean-Louis, and Veep actress Sufe Bradshaw have wrapped shooting on Maritte Go’s Rise, an English-language thriller...
Directors, Screenwriters Fear Online Royalty Proposals Could Be Dropped from EU's Copyright Directive
Directive updates EU copyright laws to fit the digital age.Author and performer bodies from across the creative industries are calling on the European Union to ensure its new ’Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market’ includes a crucial article...
Marketing Agency Creative Partnership Appoints New Managing Partner, Expands US Leadership Team
Chris Warrington will take over the London headquarters.Film marketing agency Creative Partnership has appointed Chris Warrington as a managing partner at its London headquarters, as part of a move that sees managing director Michelle Gardiner relocate...
'Mary Poppins Returns': Review
Naughty, no-nonsense, and very very nice, Emily Blunt steps into Julie Andrews’ sensible shoesDir. Rob Marshall. US. 2018. minsIt comes as no surprise to read that the evergreen 1964 classic Mary Poppins was one of the first films Rob Marshall, the driving...
Netflix Orders Coming-of-Age Series 'I Am Not Okay with This'
Stranger Things production company 21 Laps on board as executive producer.Jonathan Entwistle, British director of BAFTA-nominated Netflix series The End Of The Fucking World, is to co-create I Am Not Okay With This, another series for the streaming giant...
Remembering Sammy Hadida: "Energy, Good Taste and Loyalty"
Hadida died in November, aged 64.There are reverberations when someone of stature dies. Sammy Hadida’s passing was a profound shock.He was only 64 when he died unexpectedly in a Santa Monica hospital in the final days of November, and the event triggered...
SF Studios Moves into Norwegian Production with Paradox Deal
SF will now become a full-scale studio in Norway.Scandinavian powerhouse SF Studios will become a full-scale studio in Norway with its acquisition of Paradox, one of the country’s leading production houses.SF Studios will now handle Nordic distribution...
'The Mule': Review
Clint Eastwood directs and stars in this real-life tale of a nonagenarian drug muleDir: Clint Eastwood. US. 2018. 116minsThe minor-key Clint Eastwood drama The Mule presents all that’s comforting and limiting about the 88-year-old director’s classical...
'The Realm' and 'Champions' Lead Goya 2019 Nominations
Cannes opener Everybody Knows scores eight nominations.Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s political thriller The Realm led the Goya nominations from the Spanish Film Academy with 13 nods including for best film director, actor and original screenplay. It was closely...
Ventana Sur: Exorcism Trilogy, Single-Take Horror Pitches Bewitch Blood Window
Filmmakers attend market in search of co-production partners, international exposure.The second instalment in an Argentinean exorcism trilogy, a genre anthology directed by women, a horror thriller with LGBT elements, and a single-take Chilean horror...
'White Blood': Macao Review
An Argentinian drug mule faces the horrific consequences of her actionsDir Barbara Sarasola-Day. Argentina. 2018. 97minsIt was meant to be a quick and easy way to make some cash. But as the film opens, Martina (Eva De Dominici) and Manuel’s (Rakhal Herrero)...
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