Meryam Joobeur award-winning film Brotherhood is having a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere

Meryam Joobeur’s live action short film Brotherhood tells a poignant story of a rural Tunisian father caught in between loyalty to his family and his rigid moral principles. Produced by Midi La Nuit & Cinetéléfilms and distributed by Travelling Distribution, Brotherhood won seven Oscar-qualifying awards (Raindance, In the Palace, Aspen, Melbourne, Short Shorts Japan, Heartland and San Francisco International Film Festival) and is now under consideration for a 2020 Academy Award. After … Continue reading Meryam Joobeur award-winning film Brotherhood is having a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere

Director Carlota Pereda “I am the mother of a young girl and I don’t like the world she’s going to have to grow up in”

We caught up with Carlota Pereda the director of the Oscar-qualified film Piggy to talk more about her work, bullying and body shaming. Cerdita-Teaser (Piggy) Short Film from Carlota Pereda on Vimeo.   Carlota Pereda’s body shaming film ‘Piggy’ achieves over fifty international film accolades including the high profile Oscar-qualifying Goya Award Cerdita (Piggy) shares the story of a teen who is bullied for her weight, this … Continue reading Director Carlota Pereda “I am the mother of a young girl and I don’t like the world she’s going to have to grow up in”

Quadruple Oscar-qualifying animation ‘Guaxuma’

Nara Normande’s beautiful animated short Guaxuma shares the story of a blossoming childhood friendship that is cut short. This award-winning film mixes several animation techniques all connected to sand and has won prizes at SXSW, Palm Springs, Hamptons, Cinequest, selected at TIFF, Annecy, LA Shorts. Tayra and I grew up on a beach in the northeast of Brazil. We were inseparable. The sea breeze brings me back happy … Continue reading Quadruple Oscar-qualifying animation ‘Guaxuma’

Raindance film Everybody Flies exposes the contaminated air we all breathe on aircraft

Everybody Flies – Film Trailer from Fact Not Fiction Films on Vimeo. Through his latest documentary Everybody Flies, former Airline Captain Tristan Loraine uncovers the facts about the air we breathe on commercial aircraft. This eye-opening film will receive its world premiere in September at the prestigious Raindance Film Festival. Everybody Flies (2019) discloses the never-before-seen documentation, scientific facts, and personal testimonies relating to the controversial issue of cabin air quality. With more than … Continue reading Raindance film Everybody Flies exposes the contaminated air we all breathe on aircraft

Tom Turner’s A Glimpse starring Oscar winners Rachel Shenton and Chris Overton receives its world premiere at Raindance Film Festival

A Glimpse 2019 Trailer from Rebecca Harris on Vimeo. A Glimpse tells the story of a woman who decides to take a leap in life after meeting a mysterious stranger. This film stars the Oscar-winning Rachel Shenton and Chris Overton (The Silent Child). A Glimpse will be receiving its world premiere at Raindance Film Festival 2019. A busy Londoner’s life is side-tracked when an encounter with a spontaneous stranger … Continue reading Tom Turner’s A Glimpse starring Oscar winners Rachel Shenton and Chris Overton receives its world premiere at Raindance Film Festival

Gina Hole Lazarowich’s insightful documentary Krow’s TRANSformation shares the story of a model’s transition and will world premiere at the Raindance Film Festival

Filmed over a three year period, the film follows Krow’s transformation from male to female, then making his male model debut on the Luis Vuitton runway. Director Gina Hole Lazarowich’s important story shares the emotions of family and friends through his journey, the film will premiere on the opening night at Raindance Film Festival and is slated for release on OUTtv (Canada/Australia/New Zealand/South Africa) in 2019.  At 18, Kian, known … Continue reading Gina Hole Lazarowich’s insightful documentary Krow’s TRANSformation shares the story of a model’s transition and will world premiere at the Raindance Film Festival

Director Richard Raymond’s A MILLION EYES starring Joe Morton and Katie Lowes wins at the Oscar-qualifying Hollyshorts and is selected for Raindance Film Festival

A Million Eyes shares the story of a young photographer, grappling with his mother’s alcoholism, who sets out to capture his own truth. The film introduces 13-year-old Elijah M. Cooper in his debut film role. Having only wrapped production this summer the film is already receiving rave reviews and won an Honorable Mention Award at Hollyshorts in the US and is selected for the upcoming Raindance Film Festival in the UK. Emmy Award-winning … Continue reading Director Richard Raymond’s A MILLION EYES starring Joe Morton and Katie Lowes wins at the Oscar-qualifying Hollyshorts and is selected for Raindance Film Festival