OSCAR SHORT LIFE RENDERED “Where two worlds meet, yet are far apart in every aspect”

A film review by Sonya McCloud Emma Needell’s LIFE RENDERED shares a story of a sublime and beautiful coming together of two very different worlds, the farmhouse which is planted in a vast expanse of breath-taking green rolling countryside and the other an escapism into a pixelated world somewhere in the ether. A story of a sublime and beautiful coming together of two very different … Continue reading OSCAR SHORT LIFE RENDERED “Where two worlds meet, yet are far apart in every aspect”

OSCAR SHORT FILM – Spotlight on LIFE RENDERED Director Emma Needell “I hope that someone who might be homophobic could see this film and feel empathy”

Emma Needell’s Oscar-qualified live action short film LIFE RENDERED is set in the near future, Mark Redman (Owen Teague) leads a double life: one in rural Colorado, where he takes care of his disabled cowboy father and tends to their family ranch; another in virtual reality, where he builds epic worlds and has found romance as a gay man. But the truth has a way … Continue reading OSCAR SHORT FILM – Spotlight on LIFE RENDERED Director Emma Needell “I hope that someone who might be homophobic could see this film and feel empathy”

Film Business Early 2023 BAFTA predictions for Best British Short

We have to wait until January for the BAFTA longlist but we are going all out with out predictions for the 2023 BAFTA nominees! These are all beautiful British films that deserve a place on the 2023 BAFTA nominations list! The Out directed by Harry Brandrick, starring BAFTA winner Allan Mustafa The Out follows Liam, a thirty-five-year-old recovering heroin addict, as he looks after his … Continue reading Film Business Early 2023 BAFTA predictions for Best British Short

OSCAR SHORT LOOK AT ME – An enriching tale full of anger and fury that is always bubbling close to the surface

A film review by Jamie Richardson Sally Potter’s LOOK AT ME shares an enriching tale full of anger and fury that is always bubbling close to the surface. The performances by Javier Bardem of a talented artist battling his own demons of a past life and recovering addict are expressed very strongly. Chris Rock is the exact opposite, he is articulate and calm; his words … Continue reading OSCAR SHORT LOOK AT ME – An enriching tale full of anger and fury that is always bubbling close to the surface

OSCAR SHORT FILM BAZIGAGA – A genocide is a horror and an abomination that men exact on fellow men

A film review by Sonya McCloud Colonialism for all the good that it did, it also created division, repression, mistrust and an imbalance that to this day haunts the colonies. Wars have been fought and millions have needlessly perished because of the belief by certain people that they are the master race, sent to rule over the countless minions.  What makes a master race, blonde … Continue reading OSCAR SHORT FILM BAZIGAGA – A genocide is a horror and an abomination that men exact on fellow men