DIRECTOR SPOTLIGHT – Emrhys Cooper’s on his feature THE SHUROO RETREAT “I wanted to show the dangers of following unqualified people promising quick fixes”

British director Emrhys Cooper’s must see feature THE SHUROO RETREAT will be out Monday July 25th, 2022 on all streaming platforms and it is a film you don’t want to miss! We have all looked for help in some form or other over the years, whether it is just a chat with a friend, seeing a therapist or looking for some kind of alternative help. … Continue reading DIRECTOR SPOTLIGHT – Emrhys Cooper’s on his feature THE SHUROO RETREAT “I wanted to show the dangers of following unqualified people promising quick fixes”

PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST – RUSTLING DIRECTOR Tom Furniss “There’s always been a huge pressure in New Zealand to be a ‘bloke’ – strong, stoic and tough”

Director Tom Furniss’ RUSTLING shares a story of a domineering father who is pushing for his sons to be men before their time. This topical film introduces the young actors, Billy Cox and Eden Flynn, it also stars Seth Flynn (DC Comics Sweet Tooth). The film has been nominated for Best Live Action Under 15 Minutes at Palm Springs. We caught up with the talented director to … Continue reading PALM SPRINGS SHORTFEST – RUSTLING DIRECTOR Tom Furniss “There’s always been a huge pressure in New Zealand to be a ‘bloke’ – strong, stoic and tough”

Director Josh Leong “Inside these detention centre’s, putting up a mask of bravery and masculinity is common among the children. There’s a reluctance to show fear, weakness, or anything that would label you a ‘chicken'”

Director Josh Leong‘s CHICKEN was inspired by true stories of real children Josh first met while volunteering in an NYC juvenile detention centre in the summer of 2021. This topical film will screen in competition at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival. Firstly congratulations on getting into Tribeca Film Festival, what a phenomenal achievement.  Thank you! It’s an incredible honour and I’m grateful for our wonderful … Continue reading Director Josh Leong “Inside these detention centre’s, putting up a mask of bravery and masculinity is common among the children. There’s a reluctance to show fear, weakness, or anything that would label you a ‘chicken’”

Director Alison Roberto “GIRLS NIGHT IN is a satirical horror short based on the Bechdel test. The test is a way of evaluating whether or not a film or other work of fiction portrays women in a way that is sexist or characterised by gender stereotyping.”

Girls Night In directed by Alison Roberto and produced by Landon LaRue is a satirical horror short based on the Bechdel test. The film is a comedic take on pushing that concept to the extreme and creating a ridiculous take on how women are normally portrayed in TV and film. This cleverly elevated short will screen at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival. I would like to … Continue reading Director Alison Roberto “GIRLS NIGHT IN is a satirical horror short based on the Bechdel test. The test is a way of evaluating whether or not a film or other work of fiction portrays women in a way that is sexist or characterised by gender stereotyping.”

TRIBECA/CANNES – BAFTA Award-winning Producer Oliver Ridge “I want to champion art and great artists from different cultures throughout my career”

We caught up with the award winning Producer Oliver Ridge to talk about his career and his upcoming feature selections at Cannes and Tribeca. After winning the BAFTA newcomer award, British producer Oliver Ridge has gone from strength to strength, in simultaneous months two of his feature films have been selected for the world’s most prestigious and biggest film festivals. THE CORNER OFFICE will open … Continue reading TRIBECA/CANNES – BAFTA Award-winning Producer Oliver Ridge “I want to champion art and great artists from different cultures throughout my career”