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Articles from October 2014

A Midsummer's Fantasia
Dir/scr: Jang Kun-jae. South Korea-Japan. 2014. 96minsSouth Korean independent auteur Jang Kun-jae (Sleepless Night) produces another understated and at times brilliant feature, teaming up with Japanese filmmaker Naomi Kawase (Still the Water) who acts...
Busan's Asian Film Market Delegates Up 23%
Busan's Asian Film Market wrapped yesterday with a 23% increase on registered badge holders to 1,566, marked by strong participation from Chinese companies.The market ran Oct 5-8 in the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO).Organizers report...
Dogwoof Unleashes Pre-Mipcom TV Sales
Mike Myers' Supermensch and fashion house doc Dior and I among sales.Ahead of next week's, UK-based sales agent Dogwoof has secured a string of TV deals for their current slate.Dior and I has been sold to Canal+ (France). This recent Dogwoof acquisition...
Funds Ponder Future in Digital Age
White paper unveiled at Power to the Pixel sets out six challenges facing funds in the digital age.Funds need to re-think how they operate if they want to remain relevant in the digital age, according to a white paper unveiled at Power to the Pixel's...
Ireland Submits an Bronntanas to Oscars
Actress Saoirse Ronan and director Jim Sheridan among selection committee to submit thriller based around a lifeboat crew.The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) has submitted An Bronntanas as Ireland's submission for the Foreign Language category...
Ivan Kavanagh, the Canal
The director talks about Park Films' deeply atmospheric Ireland/UK movie starring Rupert Evans, former Screen Star Of Tomorrow Antonia Campbell-Hughes and youngster Calum Heath.Evans plays a cinema archivist who is drawn into a nightmare when he views...
La Boheme Update Wraps Shoot
South African adaptation of Puccini's opera directed by Berlinale Golden Bear winner Mark Dornford May.Shooting has wrapped in Stellenbosch, South Africa on a contemporary adaptation of Puccini's La Boheme.Breathe - Umphefumlo is directed by Mark Dornford...
Lost in Karastan
Dir: Ben Hopkins. UK-Georgia-Russia-Germany. 2014. 92minsA droll dark comedy about a well-meaning film director who finds himself out of his depth when he gets roped into making a film about there of a fictional Eastern European country, the engagingly...
Oscar Draws Record 83 Countries
The Academy has received a record 83 submissions for the 87th annual Oscars.The 2014 submissions are (in alphabetical order of country):Afghanistan, A Few Cubic Meters Of Love, Jamshid Mahmoudi;Argentina, Wild Tales, Damián Szifrón;Australia, Charlie's...
Ro*co Launches Portal Simple Cinema
Public can host screenings of documentaries using new site.Annie Roney's ro*co films has launched a new international documentary distribution portal, Simple Cinema.The site's aim is to allow the general public to exhibit films direct through the distributor...
Sadyk Sher-Niyaz, Kurmanjan Datka
Kurmanjan Datka is this year's official foreign-language Oscar entry for Kyrgyzstan and recounts the story of one of the country's most celebrated female leaders, who lived from 1811-1907.First-time director Sadyk Sher-Niyaz talks to Jeremy Kay about...
Sangue Azul Rules Rio Awards
The story of a circus bullet man who visits his home town in Sangue Azul (Blue Blood) emerged as the big winner as the 16th Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival came to a close on October 8.The drama, shot by Lírio Ferreira - best known for Árido...
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