It’s not everywhere that you would see a sky littered with bodies, attached to large bright parachutes gliding softly to the ground. This is a common sight however in Pokhara, Nepal the paragliding capital of the world and it’s easy to see why with picturesque backdrops of the Himalayas and mountain lakes. This popular adventure destination is where director Dekel Berenson situates his short film, … Continue reading Dekel Berenson’s Ashmina “Your holiday and a child’s livelihood”
Everyone makes mistakes; sometimes they happen in a lapse of judgment or even a split decision made in blind rage. There are few however who would be driven to such anger that they would take an innocent child, such is the story that unfolds in Little Hands. Everyone makes mistakes; sometimes they happen in a lapse of judgment or even a split decision made in … Continue reading Rémi Allier’s Little Hands “Allier’s storytelling conveys a deep understanding of human emotion and innocence”
Sylvia is a fantastic British film by director Richard Prendergast and is based on a true story. We caught up with him to find out more about this live action short film! The stellar cast includes Jolie Lennon (Wonder Woman), Gaynor Fraser (Mr. Selfridge), Benjamin Hartley (Rogue One), Mick Fryer-Kelsey (Harry Potter) and introduces Maisie and Evie Prendergast. This topical live action short begins with a family on their … Continue reading Sylvia Director Richard Prendergast “there’s a message of hope and appreciation for life”
The Gold Movie Awards were created by Italian director Marco Recalchi, actor and producer Jason Matthewson and Antony Reolon, in partnership with The Old Film Farm, Ikon Films and Skyup Academy. The GMA’s exhibit the best in upcoming and seasoned filmmakers alike, providing a crucial platform to showcase their work and be awarded in a professional setting. The annual awards are now in their 3rd year and will be held … Continue reading The Gold Movie Awards Launch the GMA Expo and Academy on January 9th 2020
If you close your eyes and try to muster what it would look like if Black Mirror and The Stepford Wives had a musical child, there’s a high chance it would look something like Marriage Material. The short film by female writer and director Oran Zegman is whimsical and wonderful in mostly anyway you could imagine, except for its damningly realistic representation of a … Continue reading Oran Zegman’s Marriage Material – Hilarious, entertaining and slightly scary
Over the last 5 years there have been 25 Academy Award nominees in the Live Action Short category, whilst some of the nominees and winners were female producers, only two of them have been female directors and neither won. Perhaps this year that could change as these magnificent films enter the Oscar race! With subjects from body shaming, to female abduction and dementia, these films … Continue reading Could a female director win an Academy Award in 2020?
As the sun rises on Dunyas Day, all hell breaks loose. The help have abandoned her elaborate graduation party and she and two loyal friends are forced, or rather forced by Dunya, to prepare for the celebrations alone. Director Raed Alsemari takes a lighthearted jab at the Saudi Arabian upper class with this dark comedy. As the day spirals into a socialites nightmare Dunya’s deepest … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Dunya’s Day – A socialite’s nightmare is revealed in this dark comedy