After a slump of over a decade, Taiwan’s home-grown films are not only sweeping box offices at home but also winning awards and hit status overseas, thanks to a new cohort of filmmakers.
Box-office revenues for local films as of the middle of this month had already set a new record of NT$1...Read more
Keeping in a similar vein to the line-ups on the music stages, Uptothesky Festival celebrates the talents of top regional film-makers alongside headliner, French filmmaker Vincent Moon. Boasting a selection which many say are worthy of a film festival all by itself, festival go-ers will be given a...Read more
This Saturday the entire complex of Old School will host a whole-day Indie Music & Film Festival.
Come enjoy the amazing line up of Deerhoof, Seek and a DJ set by Mogwai!
In the evening, Sinema will host Vincent Moon and other talented directors for a night of great films.
What are y...Read more
While all the movies filmmaker Osman Ali had directed in the past were based on his own story ideas and scrīpts, he always wanted the challenge of directing a movie based on someone else’s story.
That dream has finally come true with his latest movie, Ombak Rindu, which is based on the bestselling novel of the similar title by...Read more
Sinema Showoff! Whatever…
Tuesday, 29 November 2011
7.30pm – 9.30pm
Admission is FREE.
All directors will be in attendance for a Q&A session following the screening of the films moderated by film reviewer, Raymond Tan.
Reserve your tickets (Max. two tix per person), click here.
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A NEW Neil Jordan horror film, a reimagining of Jim Sheridan’s Into the West, and six animation projects are to share in more than €5.3 million of funding from the Irish Film Board.
The board, which has announced its latest funding round, says it will contribute to productions worth €38 million.
Some €4.755 million will go on production funding and €578,894 on development loans. Development loans are given to help get a film made and have to be paid back on the first day of shooting.
The bene...Read more
The country’s film industry will move another step forward once the Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios in Johor is completed next year, Information Communication and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim said.
Rais said high quality films can be produced in the country since the studio ...Read more
In July 1959, Japan’s leading film magazine, Kinema Junpo, published a list of what it hailed as “The best 10 Japanese films of all time.” This list included works by such acknowledged masters as Mikio Naruse, as well as the young but by then a...Read more
The late Yasmin Ahmad made films to make her parents happy, her sister said.
“She made Rabun to cheer our dad when he had acute diabetes in 2002.”
“Later, when mum had to undergo surgery to treat her enlarged heart, Yasmin made Sepet to make her happy,” said Datin Orked Ahmad, when ...Read more
The awards ceremony for the 13th Cinemanila International Film Festival was held last Thursday night, November 17, at Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City.
Filipino filmmakers ruled the compet...Read more