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

Alessandro Grande’s award-winning film ‘Bismillah’ shares the story of an illegal family facing unfathomable circumstances

Winner of the Oscar-qualifying David di Donatello Award at the Italian Oscars Alessandro Grande’s award-winning Italian film Bismillah tackles an important issue that illegal families can face, but is a film about love and hope. This topical film was selected by the Oscar-qualifying film festivals: the Busan International Short Film Festival, Flicker’s Rhode Island International Film Festival and Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, as well as over fifty prestigious … Continue reading Alessandro Grande’s award-winning film ‘Bismillah’ shares the story of an illegal family facing unfathomable circumstances

Richard Raymond’s Souls of Totality wins Best Grand Jury Prize and Hollyshorts and is selected for the Best UK Short at Raindance Film Festival 

British Director Richard Raymond’s ‘Souls of Totality’ was filmed during an actual solar eclipse and is uniquely powerful and intense short film about the sacrifices we make for love. The film stars EMMY winner Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black, Stronger), Tom Cullen (Knightfall, Downtown Abbey) and after a successful New York premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival has the film was selected for Palm Springs and recently won the Grand Jury Prize at Hollyshorts. Now, … Continue reading Richard Raymond’s Souls of Totality wins Best Grand Jury Prize and Hollyshorts and is selected for the Best UK Short at Raindance Film Festival