Sylvia Director Richard Prendergast “there’s a message of hope and appreciation for life”

Sylvia is a fantastic British film by director Richard Prendergast and is based on a true story. We caught up with him to find out more about this live action short film! The stellar cast includes Jolie Lennon (Wonder Woman), Gaynor Fraser (Mr. Selfridge), Benjamin Hartley (Rogue One), Mick Fryer-Kelsey (Harry Potter) and introduces Maisie and Evie Prendergast. This topical live action short begins with a family on their … Continue reading Sylvia Director Richard Prendergast “there’s a message of hope and appreciation for life”

The Gold Movie Awards Launch the GMA Expo and Academy on January 9th 2020

The Gold Movie Awards were created by Italian director Marco Recalchi, actor and producer Jason Matthewson and Antony Reolon, in partnership with The Old Film Farm, Ikon Films and Skyup Academy. The GMA’s exhibit the best in upcoming and seasoned filmmakers alike, providing a crucial platform to showcase their work and be awarded in a professional setting. The annual awards are now in their 3rd year and will be held … Continue reading The Gold Movie Awards Launch the GMA Expo and Academy on January 9th 2020

Could a female director win an Academy Award in 2020?

Over the last 5 years there have been 25 Academy Award nominees in the Live Action Short category, whilst some of the nominees and winners were female producers, only two of them have been female directors and neither won. Perhaps this year that could change as these magnificent films enter the Oscar race! With subjects from body shaming, to female abduction and dementia, these films … Continue reading Could a female director win an Academy Award in 2020?

FILM REVIEW – Dunya’s Day – A socialite’s nightmare is revealed in this dark comedy

As the sun rises on Dunyas Day, all hell breaks loose. The help have abandoned her elaborate graduation party and she and two loyal friends are forced, or rather forced by Dunya, to prepare for the celebrations alone. Director Raed Alsemari takes a lighthearted jab at the Saudi Arabian upper class with this dark comedy. As the day spirals into a socialites nightmare Dunya’s deepest … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Dunya’s Day – A socialite’s nightmare is revealed in this dark comedy

FILM REVIEW – Missing a Note – A touching and heartfelt film

In her directorial debut Beth Moran shines the light on dementia in her heartfelt short, Missing a Note. Inspired by her own grandfather who suffered from the condition, Moran tells the story of young singer Molly Groves. In an excellent performance from Darcy Jacobs as Molly, the aspiring singer is fixated on performing well for opera legend John O’Connell and receiving a good scholarship report. … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Missing a Note – A touching and heartfelt film

FILM REVIEW – Sin Cielo – A breathtaking film with an important message

Based on true stories, Sin Cielo pulls back the curtain on an epidemic of abduction and sex trafficking of women in Mexico. Director Jianna Maarten illustrates a story of innocent love with captivating watercolor skies, beneath which lays town haunted by its missing girls and guarded by an ominous militia. As youngsters Memo (David Gurrola) and Delia (David Gurrola) navigate the courtship of a first crush, … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – Sin Cielo – A breathtaking film with an important message

LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM -Paul Marques Duarte’s live action short film Harbor touches on the European immigrant crisis

Director Paul Marques Duarte and Producer Thomas Guentch’s award winning film Harbor touches on the story of a kind hearted teacher who is forced to make the choice of hiding a migrant child or giving him over to the authorities. This topical film has won numerous accolades at international film festivals around the world including the audience award at the Cleveland International Film Festival. A night on high … Continue reading LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM -Paul Marques Duarte’s live action short film Harbor touches on the European immigrant crisis