Yves Piat’s Award-winning comedy Nefta Football Club

Yves Piat’s live-action short film stars Lyes Salem (Munich) and won a series of Audience Awards, including the Best Comedy award at Aspen Shortsfest. This wonderful film shares the story of two boys who stumble on something unusual which creates unexpected events. In the south of Tunisia, two football fan brothers bump into a donkey lost in the middle of the desert on the border … Continue reading Yves Piat’s Award-winning comedy Nefta Football Club

Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers’ Award-winning ‘Just Me And You’ touches on the difficult journey undocumented immigrants face

Just Me and You is a heartfelt father and daughter drama that touches on undocumented immigrant families crossing the Mexican border in America. This live action short film premiered at Berlinale 2019 where it won the Crystal Bear for Best Short Film, then played at numerous high profile film festivals including Palm Spring ShortFests, Odense International Film Festival and Regard Saguenay International Short Film Festival … Continue reading Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers’ Award-winning ‘Just Me And You’ touches on the difficult journey undocumented immigrants face

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

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’

Interview With Actor Adetokumboh M’Cormack – “I came across King Rudolf’s story about three years ago and I just remember getting chills.”

Adetokumboh M’Cormack is a well-known actor who has starred in films and TV shows like Captain America: Winter Soldier, Lost, Blood Diamond and many more. Not only is he an accomplished actor but also a brilliant director, who decided to tell the true story of the Cameroonian Leader King Rudolf Douala Manga Bell. We had the absolute pleasure of talking to him about his film: … Continue reading Interview With Actor Adetokumboh M’Cormack – “I came across King Rudolf’s story about three years ago and I just remember getting chills.”

Exclusive Interview with Daniel Bogran – “I was largely inspired by the challenge of trying to tell a complete story within a short amount of time”

Low is a fantastic, edgy film by director Daniel Bogran which creatively tells a story of a man who has his back against the wall. We had the opportunity to catch up with Daniel and ask him questions such as what inspired him to tell this story, how long it took for him to write the script, why he decided to pick Low as the … Continue reading Exclusive Interview with Daniel Bogran – “I was largely inspired by the challenge of trying to tell a complete story within a short amount of time”

Angus McDonald’s Manus Wins The Best Documentary Award At St Kilda Film Festival

Refugees and asylum seekers have been held captive under inhumane conditions on Manus Island in PNG for almost 6 years. The system is designed to be so brutal that asylum seekers are forced into despair and agree to go back home to whatever they have fled. Through his documentary Manus, Angus McDonald uses the first-hand testimonials of many of the island’s refugee residents, who share … Continue reading Angus McDonald’s Manus Wins The Best Documentary Award At St Kilda Film Festival