SXSW SOAK Director Feature – Hannah Bang “I like to collect images and hand draw plans in order to form ideas”

Our film journalist Yasmeen caught up with the Director of the fantastic live action short (SOAK) to talk about her film. 16 year old Yeonsoo Tak meets her mother who ran away, intent on convincing her to return home. However, as the night wears on, Yeonsoo realizes that her mother has hopes of her own, something that had never occurred to Yeonsoo. Stuck between her … Continue reading SXSW SOAK Director Feature – Hannah Bang “I like to collect images and hand draw plans in order to form ideas”

SXSW – Familial bonds are questioned in Hannah Bang’s SOAK

Familial bonds are questioned in Soak, a short film depicting a daughter’s tireless plea to convince her mother to return home. Yeonsoo is subjected to complicated family matters long before she first entered the world. While her mother is kind and genuinely cares, she abandoned her daughter for new beginnings at her Yeonsoo’s expense. However, as her sole caretaker, Yeonsoo feels that she owes her … Continue reading SXSW – Familial bonds are questioned in Hannah Bang’s SOAK

Exclusive Interview With Beppe Tufarulo, Director of Baradar

We had the absolute pleasure of sitting down with the Italian filmmaker Beppe Tufarulo, the director behind Baradar (Brother), a film focuses on the true story of Ali Ehsani, a story which focuses on the harsh separation of two migrant brothers. A film which is eligible to be considered for a 2021 Academy Award, we were able to speak with Beppe and ask him how … Continue reading Exclusive Interview With Beppe Tufarulo, Director of Baradar

Film Business Live Action Short Film Academy Awards Shortlist Predictions for 2021

The race has begun for a place on the Academy Awards 20201 Live Action Short Film shortlist. The race this year is very tight, but here are our top picks. The Oscar shortlist will be revealed on February 9th. In the past we have correctly predicted many of the films on the Shortlist and beyond. Alive – Directed by Jimmy Olsson Jimmy Olsson’s Alive is a … Continue reading Film Business Live Action Short Film Academy Awards Shortlist Predictions for 2021

Karishma Dev Dube’s BITTU – A must see and in-depth perspective of a true story

Under the guise of a typical school day, an entire community became forever changed by a tragic mass death. Based on a horrific accident in 2013, Bittu recants an incident at a primary school in India who accidentally fed their student’s pesticide-contaminated food. Dozens of children grew ill, and over 23 sadly lost their lives. Indian Writer/Director Karishma Dev Dube provides an in-depth perspective of … Continue reading Karishma Dev Dube’s BITTU – A must see and in-depth perspective of a true story