Erblin Nushi’s true story ‘Bini’ is a finalist at the Student Academy Awards

Erblin Nushi’s heart-wrenching story Bini shares the story of a young boy whose family is sent to a refugee camp during the 1999 Kosovar War, this film is based on the true story of the director, who lived this nightmare himself as a child. This gripping tale is one out of only eight finalists at the Student Academy Awards and Erblin is the only undergraduate amongst all … Continue reading Erblin Nushi’s true story ‘Bini’ is a finalist at the Student Academy Awards

Film Festival Jimmy Olsson’s award winning film ‘2nd Class’ selected for Flickers Rhode Island

Director Jimmy Olsson’s topical film 2nd Class tackles the sadly relevant issue of racism. Having recently begun its festival run the film has already taken home three awards. Now, this topical film has been selected to play at the Oscar-qualifying Flickers Rhode Island Film Festival. Charlotte has got a new job as a second grade teacher. One night she is attacked by a nazi and is severely injured. … Continue reading Film Festival Jimmy Olsson’s award winning film ‘2nd Class’ selected for Flickers Rhode Island

Henry Liu’s heartfelt drama Release selected for LA Shorts International Film Festival

Award winning director Henry Liu’s latest film shares the story of a mother who is struggling to raise her child and is forced to consider giving him up. Just at the beginning of its festival run this wonderful film has already been selected for high profile film festivals including Palm Springs International ShortFest and LA Shorts International Film Festival. Release stars Taiwanese actress Josephine A. Blankstein (Yi … Continue reading Henry Liu’s heartfelt drama Release selected for LA Shorts International Film Festival

Lunch Ladies Clarrisa Jacobson “Every screening was sold out with people lined up around the block”

Following our glowing review of Clarrisa Jacobson’s Lunch Ladies, we caught up with this gifted writer and producer to find out more. Congratulations on your fantastic film, how did you come up with the idea? Thank you! I had an incredible team that all worked together to create something we are all proud of and we are enjoying this amazing ride. I came up with … Continue reading Lunch Ladies Clarrisa Jacobson “Every screening was sold out with people lined up around the block”

Tribeca is that rarest of beasts – a proper filmmakers festival

Tribeca is one of those hallowed festivals that gets filmmakers excited. It’s part of the top tier that you forever aspire towards, but never really believe you’ll get into. They program 50 films from 5000 submissions. It’s big enough that Producer Collie McCarthy checked whether I was “sitting down” when he called to break the news that our family-action-adventure Earthy Encounters had been selected. I … Continue reading Tribeca is that rarest of beasts – a proper filmmakers festival

Clarissa Jacobson’s Lunch Ladies is a perfect balance of Horror and Comedy

Lunch Ladies teaser Lunch Ladies is making its mark on the film festival world and it is easy to see why, Clarissa Jacobson’s writing has to be commended, as getting a perfect balance of horror and comedy in one film is no easy feat. The well-rounded characters and addictive storyline are sure to keep you glued to the screen, and left wanting more! Donna Pieroni … Continue reading Clarissa Jacobson’s Lunch Ladies is a perfect balance of Horror and Comedy

Noor Gharzeddine’s Lebanese American film ‘Are You Glad I’m Here’ selected for Brooklyn Film Festival

Noor Gharzeddine’s debut feature is a must see, exploring gender roles and domestic violence through a cultural lens. This gripping and tender feature was written by Samuel Cyrenius Anderson.  A month into its festival run, Are You Glad I’m Here has already shown at Atlanta Film Festival, Riverrun International Film Festival and is about to screen at Brooklyn Film Festival. A millennial American girl befriends a Lebanese housewife and disrupts her … Continue reading Noor Gharzeddine’s Lebanese American film ‘Are You Glad I’m Here’ selected for Brooklyn Film Festival