Student Academy Award winning director Mauro Mueller’s live-action short film Dear Chickens shares a story of courage

Writer-Director Mauro Mueller’s topical film shares the story of two unlikely people who are thrown together through no choice of their own.  The film has been selected for festivals around the world including the Zurich Film Festival, Shorts Mexico and Los Angeles International Film Festival.  Dear Chickens stars Kerris Dorsey (Ray Donovan), Philip Baker Hall (Magnolia), James Eckhouse (Beverly Hills 90210) and Linda Park (Bosch).  Two mismatched patients … Continue reading Student Academy Award winning director Mauro Mueller’s live-action short film Dear Chickens shares a story of courage

Vincent Lambe’s award-winning film Detainment is based on a true story that shocked the British nation in the early 90’s

Winner of the Oscar-qualifying prize at Odense International Film Festival Writer-Director Vincent Lambe’s important film is based on the true story of James Bulger, a two-year-old boy who was abducted in the UK in the early 90’s and found brutally murdered two days later. But the most shocking aspect of the case was that the main suspects were just children themselves – two ten-year-old boys. Based on their interview transcripts, … Continue reading Vincent Lambe’s award-winning film Detainment is based on a true story that shocked the British nation in the early 90’s

Mario Morin’s award-winning Sacred Hair shares a topical story crossing cultures and generations

Director Mario Morin’s Sacred Hair shares the story of a young boy’s innocent curiosity lifting him beyond the insidious confines of prejudice and showing how the essence of two diametrically opposed individuals are the same. This wonderful film took home the Best Live Action Oscar-qualifying award at the Cleveland International Film Festival, as well as many more high profile film awards around the world and has been … Continue reading Mario Morin’s award-winning Sacred Hair shares a topical story crossing cultures and generations

Mundoloco CGI award-winning animation ‘Ian’ is based on a true story of a young boy battling disability loneliness 

Winner of the Oscar-qualifying prize at LA Shorts International Film Fest The emotional animated short film shares a true story about a disabled boy called IAN. This award-winning film produced by Oscar winner Juan José Campanella’s Buenos Aires-based animation studio, took home the top prize at LA Shorts International Film Festival and several major international awards.  Ian was born with cerebral palsy. All he wants is to make … Continue reading Mundoloco CGI award-winning animation ‘Ian’ is based on a true story of a young boy battling disability loneliness 

FILM FESTIVAL NEWS – 87.5 % of Female Filmmakers in NIFF’s line up

Not only does EVERY FILM at the Nordic International Film Festival get the chance to receive distribution, a massive 87% of its filmmakers are female! The line up this year looks very exciting, so if you are in NY from October 31st to November 4th head down to see some of these films at Scandinavia House. This year, they have selected 24 Nordic and International … Continue reading FILM FESTIVAL NEWS – 87.5 % of Female Filmmakers in NIFF’s line up

Jeremy Comte’s award-winning film Fauve will have a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere on October 3rd

Winner of 6 Oscar-Qualifying film Awards Photo credit: Achromatic Media/ Midi La Nuit Director Jeremy Comte’s heartfelt live-action short portrays an innocent power game between two boys that escalates beyond their control. Produced by Evren Boisjoli (Achromatic Media) and Maria Gracia Turgeon (Midi La Nuit) and distributed by H264 Distribution, Fauve won six Oscar-qualifying film awards (Palm Springs Shortfest, Encounters Film Festival, Melbourne International Film … Continue reading Jeremy Comte’s award-winning film Fauve will have a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere on October 3rd

Marianne Farley’s heartfelt live-action short Marguerite sweeps the boards at international film festivals

Winner of the Oscar Qualifying Best Live Action Short Award at Rhode Island International Film Festival Marianne Farley’s heartfelt film Marguerite shares a long forgotten love story and stars Béatrice Picard (Les Jeunes Loups), alongside Sandrine Bisson (1991). This wonderful film has won twenty prestigious film awards, been selected for seventy film festivals and can soon be seen at San Diego Film Festival and Miami Short Film Festival. … Continue reading Marianne Farley’s heartfelt live-action short Marguerite sweeps the boards at international film festivals