Shaun O’Connor’s Live-Action Short A White Horse – Review

Director Shaun O’Connor, writer Paul Cahill and producer Sinead Barry of Three Pin Productions create an enticing and thought-provoking film A White Horse, which focuses on a young lady who is sent to a mental hospital for conversion therapy. This topical and breathtaking film won the Oscar-qualifying Best Irish Short Film Award at Foyle Film Festival. O’Connor and Cahills’ subtle nuances of Bridget’s sexuality encourages … Continue reading Shaun O’Connor’s Live-Action Short A White Horse – Review

Alika Maikau’s Moloka’i Bound “an emotional redemption film”

Alika Maikau’s Moloka’i Bound recalls the tense relationship between a father and his son as his past actions and stint in prison damaged the bond between the two. In the infancy of the film, the Hawaiian short has received great praise; among its accolades are the Best Short Narrative at LA Skins Fest, Best Screenplay at Discover  Film London, Best Made-in Hawai’i Film at the … Continue reading Alika Maikau’s Moloka’i Bound “an emotional redemption film”

AFTER CLASS DIRECTOR CHARLES XIUZHI DONG’S “The inspiration for ‘After Class’ came from an infamous scandal, where people would intentionally get hit by a car to scam the driver’s money”

Director Charles Xiuzhi Dong’s topical live-action short film After Class tells the universal story of a mother who is willing to do whatever it takes to help her child. Having only recently begun its festival run the film has just been awarded the top Oscar Qualifying prize at Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia, in Japan. Eight-year-old Su Min and her mother reside in the … Continue reading AFTER CLASS DIRECTOR CHARLES XIUZHI DONG’S “The inspiration for ‘After Class’ came from an infamous scandal, where people would intentionally get hit by a car to scam the driver’s money”

Martin Winter’s and Sebastian Schmidl’s Day Release shares the story of a single incarcerated mother

Nominated for the Best Live-Action Short Over 15 Minutes at Palm Springs International ShortFest  Martin Winter’s and Sebastian Schmidl’s Day Release shares a story of a young woman who is trying to do the best for her son whilst living behind bars. Day Release has won numerous high profile international film awards and has just been nominated for the Oscar-qualifying award at Palm Springs. Single mother Kathi receives day release from … Continue reading Martin Winter’s and Sebastian Schmidl’s Day Release shares the story of a single incarcerated mother

Film and TV Business Exclusive with Lycanthropy Director Alexander Black

We caught up with Alexander Black director of the new British crime thriller Lycanthropy to talk about the film which has already been selected for over thirty film festivals. Lycanthropy follows two detectives the troubled Mark Kessler and his partner John Mills, as they search for a missing girl in a suspected case of child abduction. When the case comes to standstill, Kessler decides to take … Continue reading Film and TV Business Exclusive with Lycanthropy Director Alexander Black