Berangere Mcneese‘s ‘Matriochkas‘ tells the story of 16 year old Anna who unexpectedly falls pregnant, focusing on the important topics of teenage pregnancy, female sexuality and mother-daughter relationships. We spoke to Berangere about the inspiration behind the film, the themes explored and the characters portrayed. Where did you gain inspiration for Anna’s character? I think Anna is like many of us. She’s a teenager and … Continue reading Exclusive interview with ‘Matriochkas’ director Berangere McNeese
We were fortunate enough to be able to conduct an interview with director of All These Creatures, Charles Williams. He also won a Cannes award. Congrats on your Cannes Short Film win! Where did you get the inspiration for All These Creatures? Thanks. The film really came out of obsessions I’ve had for a long time which mostly stem from growing up in a … Continue reading Cannes Short Film Winner, Charles Williams, Interview about All These Creatures
Director Jimmy Olsson’s topical film 2nd Class tackles the sadly relevant issue of racism. Having recently begun its festival run the film has already taken home three awards. Now, this topical film has been selected to play at the Oscar-qualifying Flickers Rhode Island Film Festival. Charlotte has got a new job as a second grade teacher. One night she is attacked by a nazi and is severely injured. … Continue reading Film Festival Jimmy Olsson’s award winning film ‘2nd Class’ selected for Flickers Rhode Island
Award winning director Henry Liu’s latest film shares the story of a mother who is struggling to raise her child and is forced to consider giving him up. Just at the beginning of its festival run this wonderful film has already been selected for high profile film festivals including Palm Springs International ShortFest and LA Shorts International Film Festival. Release stars Taiwanese actress Josephine A. Blankstein (Yi … Continue reading Henry Liu’s heartfelt drama Release selected for LA Shorts International Film Festival
We are all guilty of posing for selfies, using the filter to look more attractive, only posting photos we look good in, checking how many likes we have on Facebook, but what happens when social media begins to rule our lives? Emrhys Cooper’s directorial debut ‘Trophy Boy‘ features a young man obsessed with social media and has been selected for the Crème de la Crème of … Continue reading CANNES FILM FESTIVAL – Emrhys Cooper’s Trophy Boy is a must-see film that will make us look at ourselves!