Detainment is a film that takes you on an emotional roller-coaster. It tells a story which is based on the true story of the James Bulger case, a 2-year-old boy who was brutally murdered by two ten-year-old boys; Jon Venables and Robert Thompson. James was at New Strand Shopping Centre with his mother when he was led away by the boys who abducted, tortured him … Continue reading Detainment: A gut wrenching film about the James Bulger case
Ian tells the incredible and exhilarating story of a real-life boy called Ian who has cerebral palsy in the form of stop-motion and CGI animation. Ian highlights the hardships Ian goes through every single time he goes to his rehabilitation center; the constant bullying, finger pointing and laughing by the other children simply because he isn’t seen as a ‘normal’ boy. Every time Ian tries … Continue reading Ian: A Stop-Motion and CGI Animation Sensation
Marguerite is an important film that we ALL need to see, especially in today’s society. We had the opportunity to talk to the highly skilled director Marianne Farley whose film is eligible to be considered for an Oscar about what inspired her to become a director, the challenges she faced whilst filming Marguerite and why it is important for society to watch Marguerite. Hello, I … Continue reading Interview With Director Marianne Farley: Marguerite is tragic and beautiful but so human
We had the opportunity to talk to Lorenz Wunderle, the director of Coyote, whose film is eligible to be considered for a 2019 Oscar. Where did this idea come from? So my interest was to create a character that was getting pushed aggressively into a corner, that he only could break out with violence. So his violent action in the story would be a cathartic … Continue reading Interview With Lorenz Wunderle: “I wanted to show the difference between animal and human abilities”
Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times is an eye-opening film that addresses racism and homelessness in London in 2018. Not only is this an award-winning film but also this film is eligible to be considered for a 2019 Academy Award. Film and Television Business had the pleasure of interviewing director Marcus Markou. Our interview consisted of a variety of questions such as what inspired him … Continue reading Interview With Director Marcus Markou: Racism creates a judgment on someone’s entire life based on their skin tone, it is ludicrous!
This year the heat has really been turned up for the live action short films that are being considered for the 2019 Academy Awards. Many strong international films are being placed firmly in the mix. Here are the films we predict will make the Oscar shortlist, which is being announced this year on December the 17th. All These Creatures All These Creatures – Trailer from Charles … Continue reading 2019 Live Action Short Film Oscar Predictions
Growing up, we are taught that you shouldn’t judge someone or have a certain perception of someone even before you have had the chance to meet and communicate with them. This beautiful award-winning film by the talented director Mario Morin shows light of that and shows that in fact, sometimes we have more in common with people that we don’t know. You are introduced to … Continue reading Sacred Hair: An Important Topical Story