Mundoloco CGI award-winning animation ‘Ian’ is based on a true story of a young boy battling disability loneliness 

Winner of the Oscar-qualifying prize at LA Shorts International Film Fest The emotional animated short film shares a true story about a disabled boy called IAN. This award-winning film produced by Oscar winner Juan José Campanella’s Buenos Aires-based animation studio, took home the top prize at LA Shorts International Film Festival and several major international awards.  Ian was born with cerebral palsy. All he wants is to make … Continue reading Mundoloco CGI award-winning animation ‘Ian’ is based on a true story of a young boy battling disability loneliness 

Marianne Farley’s heartfelt live-action short Marguerite sweeps the boards at international film festivals

Winner of the Oscar Qualifying Best Live Action Short Award at Rhode Island International Film Festival Marianne Farley’s heartfelt film Marguerite shares a long forgotten love story and stars Béatrice Picard (Les Jeunes Loups), alongside Sandrine Bisson (1991). This wonderful film has won twenty prestigious film awards, been selected for seventy film festivals and can soon be seen at San Diego Film Festival and Miami Short Film Festival. … Continue reading Marianne Farley’s heartfelt live-action short Marguerite sweeps the boards at international film festivals

Alessandro Grande’s award-winning film ‘Bismillah’ shares the story of an illegal family facing unfathomable circumstances

Winner of the Oscar-qualifying David di Donatello Award at the Italian Oscars Alessandro Grande’s award-winning Italian film Bismillah tackles an important issue that illegal families can face, but is a film about love and hope. This topical film was selected by the Oscar-qualifying film festivals: the Busan International Short Film Festival, Flicker’s Rhode Island International Film Festival and Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, as well as over fifty prestigious … Continue reading Alessandro Grande’s award-winning film ‘Bismillah’ shares the story of an illegal family facing unfathomable circumstances

Lunch Ladies Clarrisa Jacobson “Every screening was sold out with people lined up around the block”

Following our glowing review of Clarrisa Jacobson’s Lunch Ladies, we caught up with this gifted writer and producer to find out more. Congratulations on your fantastic film, how did you come up with the idea? Thank you! I had an incredible team that all worked together to create something we are all proud of and we are enjoying this amazing ride. I came up with … Continue reading Lunch Ladies Clarrisa Jacobson “Every screening was sold out with people lined up around the block”

Tribeca is that rarest of beasts – a proper filmmakers festival

Tribeca is one of those hallowed festivals that gets filmmakers excited. It’s part of the top tier that you forever aspire towards, but never really believe you’ll get into. They program 50 films from 5000 submissions. It’s big enough that Producer Collie McCarthy checked whether I was “sitting down” when he called to break the news that our family-action-adventure Earthy Encounters had been selected. I … Continue reading Tribeca is that rarest of beasts – a proper filmmakers festival

Clarissa Jacobson’s Lunch Ladies is a perfect balance of Horror and Comedy

Lunch Ladies teaser Lunch Ladies is making its mark on the film festival world and it is easy to see why, Clarissa Jacobson’s writing has to be commended, as getting a perfect balance of horror and comedy in one film is no easy feat. The well-rounded characters and addictive storyline are sure to keep you glued to the screen, and left wanting more! Donna Pieroni … Continue reading Clarissa Jacobson’s Lunch Ladies is a perfect balance of Horror and Comedy

Noor Gharzeddine’s Lebanese American film ‘Are You Glad I’m Here’ selected for Brooklyn Film Festival

Noor Gharzeddine’s debut feature is a must see, exploring gender roles and domestic violence through a cultural lens. This gripping and tender feature was written by Samuel Cyrenius Anderson.  A month into its festival run, Are You Glad I’m Here has already shown at Atlanta Film Festival, Riverrun International Film Festival and is about to screen at Brooklyn Film Festival. A millennial American girl befriends a Lebanese housewife and disrupts her … Continue reading Noor Gharzeddine’s Lebanese American film ‘Are You Glad I’m Here’ selected for Brooklyn Film Festival