Abel Goldfarb’s remarkable stop-motion and CGI animation ‘Ian’ tells the inspirational story of a real-life boy called Ian who has Cerebral Palsy. This film has won the hearts of every audience at every film festival it has screened at and now, Ian is eligible to be considered for a 2019 Oscar, which is not surprising at all. We had the pleasure of talking to the … Continue reading Interview With Abel Goldfarb: “Using no dialogue was a challenge but a significant one”
Mario Morin is a highly skilled director, whose film Sacred Hair (Cheveux Sacrés) has become eligible to be considered for a 2019 Oscar. Sacred Hair is truly exceptional, an important film that we all need to see which sends out a worthy message. We had the chance to have a chat with him, discussing why he wanted to tell this type of story, why it … Continue reading Interview with Mario Morin: “I wanted to show that our common humanity overrides our differences”
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
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!
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