Watchers may claim that Baz really wants a second life directing for Broadway, but the historical facts add up to a bunch of projects that include a hotel in Miami. Maybe his team can`t tell the difference between movies and the real world any more?
Coming back in February, and hoping to build on a massive boost in audience numbers in the last two years, the Alliance Française French Film Festival (AFFFF) offers up a soupcon of its 2014 programme, with nary a hint of snails or garlic in sight.
Anupam Sharma, the proprietor of production and production services company Films & Casting TEMPLE, has combined with a group of investors to create a fund which will make at least one feature film and one documentary over the next eighteen months.
Today is the Day, co-directed by Hillcrest High School students Bella Cook, Elizabeth Newton-Jackson, Emma Savage and Nowshin Humayun, took out the Body Shop Standout Winner at The Someday Awards in Auckland last night (Thursday).
Hunger Games 2 stays top, Doctor Who trips past $250,000, Michel Gondry`s French fantasy drama Mood Indigo takes $27 off 11 screens and, in between, time is mostly marked ahead of the seasonal rush of bigger budget titles.
The Dungog Arts Foundation is kickstarting a brand new filmy festival to be based in the town. It is looking for a film festival director and wants a pile of great applications. We figure it is a terrific opportunity for the right festival maven. Applications close December 15th.
Everything you feared is true, but we can do something about it. As in, `The long tail no longer exists, if it ever had.` and `The creative community is completely confused by the pros and cons of copyright..`
Despite its indie credentials, Sundance is not immune to the passing of time. Organisers this year noted an increase in “indie” films led by established acting talent. With the more or less concurrent Slamdance festival drawing the younger crowd, Sundance – now in its 30th year – is showing its age with more mature stories and themes stiffening the backbone of many of its selections.