David Bartlett’s MOUSIE uses art as a weapon of hope to survive

No matter how old you are, losing your loved ones is one of the worst feelings. Whatever the reason is, it is always hard. However, when it happens at a young age, when you need the support of your parents the most, it can be way harder. Especially, if it is because of war, terror and persecution. Director David Bartlett and producer Will Poole came together for the second time (after their … Continue reading David Bartlett’s MOUSIE uses art as a weapon of hope to survive

FRIMAS directed by Oscar Nominee Marianne Farley has a real shot at the 2022 Academy Awards

Abortion is a very sensitive topic all around the world. Every country has its own abortion law. Some allow it at later stages of pregnancy, some allow till 10 weeks and some ban completely. If you live in a country that forbids abortions completely, it can be a life or death situation to get an abortion. In FRIMAS director and writer Marianne Farley focuses on … Continue reading FRIMAS directed by Oscar Nominee Marianne Farley has a real shot at the 2022 Academy Awards

Roderick Lawrence’ SILENT PARTNER is an impactful short film about systemic racism and social justice

“I am just trying to do what’s best for us”. A very familiar sentence for everyone but what would you consider the best for yourself? Having a great success in your career… comfort…legacy…silence…or legitimacy. The path you choose will determine who you will be in the future. Sadly, in today’s world not everyone has the privilege to choose. Black man and women are held back … Continue reading Roderick Lawrence’ SILENT PARTNER is an impactful short film about systemic racism and social justice

THE DOLL Wins Top Prize at 2021 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

Elahe Esmaili’s short film The Doll focuses on a family and a community whose perspectives differ regarding a 14 year old’s marriage. This documentary short received its World Premiere at Oscar-qualifying Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2021 where it won the Best International Short Documentary Award, an Oscar-qualifying Award. After consulting with his relatives, a 35-year-old father consents to the marriage of his 14-year-old … Continue reading THE DOLL Wins Top Prize at 2021 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

Film Business Live Action Short Film Academy Awards Shortlist Predictions for 2021

The race has begun for a place on the Academy Awards 20201 Live Action Short Film shortlist. The race this year is very tight, but here are our top picks. The Oscar shortlist will be revealed on February 9th. In the past we have correctly predicted many of the films on the Shortlist and beyond. Alive – Directed by Jimmy Olsson Jimmy Olsson’s Alive is a … Continue reading Film Business Live Action Short Film Academy Awards Shortlist Predictions for 2021