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Articles from December 2016

Asif Kapadia Reveals Details of Maradona Doc
"Diego lives here in Dubai, so I'm here to see Diego," he said. "I'm interviewing him for the film."Kapadia hinted that the film will be titled Diego, keeping with the first name title of his last documentary feature, Amy. "I'm still early days on Diego,"...
Controversial Comedy Character Dapper Laughs Wraps Debut Feature 'Fanged Up'
Daniel O'Reilly, aka controversial comedy character Dapper Laughs, has wrapped shooting on his debut feature film as an actor, the vampire comedy Fanged Up.Directed by Christian James (Stalled), the film's cast also features Steven Berkoff(The Girl With...
How to Stay Profitable in the Age of Streaming
Now, perhaps more than ever, is a great time for movies and television.The demand for quality entertainment has never been higher and viewers can watch what they want, when they want to, with literally the touch of a button. Producers have more options,...
IFFAM: Hong Kong's One Cool Group Launches International Sales Arm
Hong Kong-based One Cool Group has branched out into international sales, with Tracy Choi's first feature Sisterhood on its debut slate. The new sales division, One Cool Pictures, is headed by former Distribution Workshop executive Christy Choi.The film,...
John Madden Not Trumped by US Election
"I knew we definitely didn't want to get behind the politics on this film, which is why I pressed to complete it this year," said Madden. "I couldn't have foreseen how things would turn out but the film ended up colliding with the most extraordinary...
'O.J.: Made in America' Triumphs at IDA Awards
ESPN's episodic O.J.: Made In America won the best feature award in further recognition of Ezra Edelman's work after wins at the National Board of Review and New York Film Critics Circle.The best Short Award went to Netflix's The White Helmets directed...
Paul Verhoeven to Head Berlin Jury
The Dutch director and screenwriter Paul Verhoeven will serve as jury president of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival."With Paul Verhoeven as jury president, we have a filmmaker who has worked in a variety of genres in Europe and Hollywood....
'The Dark Wind (Reseba)': Dubai Review
Dir. Hussein Hassan. Iraq/Germany/Qatar, 2016, 91 mins.The Dark Wind (Reseba) is based on the true story of a captured Kurdish Yazidi woman who was auctioned offinto slavery by ISIS in 2014 and rescued by her fiancé in Syria. Hussein Hassan's sensitive,...
Three Rivers Brings Indian Projects to DIFF
The five projects are being scripted by hot new talents such as Kanu Behl, whose debut feature Titli premiered at Cannes' Un Certain Regard in 2014, and Raj Rishi More, whose project is being produced by The Lunchbox director Ritesh Batra.The Three Rivers...
VOX Boards Emirati Trio
The company is also gearing up for the February release of Ali F Mostafa's dystopian drama The Worthy, which receives a gala screening at DIFF today (Dec 9).The latter title came to VOX through a loose output deal with Image Nation Abu Dhabi, which began...
Why the European Film Awards Have Never Been More Timely
Europe's annual celebration of the continent's cinema takes place this year in Wroclaw, Poland - the European Capital of Culture 2016 - tomorrow night (December 10).It's an event many in the industry hold in high esteem. "The industry comes together...
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