Vincent Lambe’s award-winning film Detainment is based on a true story that shocked the British nation in the early 90’s

Winner of the Oscar-qualifying prize at Odense International Film Festival Writer-Director Vincent Lambe’s important film is based on the true story of James Bulger, a two-year-old boy who was abducted in the UK in the early 90’s and found brutally murdered two days later. But the most shocking aspect of the case was that the main suspects were just children…

Widows: Viola Davis Excels in this Female Driven Masterful Action Thriller

And we’re off! Until the 21st of October, London will welcome long feature films, short movies, documentary, etc. and each film’s cast and crew during the BFI London Film Festival. It’s already the 62nd edition of the annual film festival and more than 225 features have been selected. However, there can only be one opening…

Thunder Road: A laugh, a tear and brilliant film

Two years ago, actor, director, and writer Jim Cummings (Hydrangea, Still Life) decided to release a 13-minute short film about Jimmy Arnaud, a policeman in America holding a eulogy for his dead mother. Thunder Road, which name was based on the Bruce Springsteen song, became an instant success as it won multiple prestigious awards all…

Harry Lighton’s BAFTA-nominated Wren Boys wins Oscar-qualifying award at Show Me Shorts in New Zealand

Starring Diarmuid Noyes (Borgia) and Lalor Roddy (Game of Thrones) Writer-director Harry Lighton’s BAFTA and BIFA-nominated Wren Boys explores the remoulding of traditions in modern Ireland. This surprising live-action short has screened in competition at festivals including Sundance, BFI London Film Festival, SXSW, Rhode Island Film Festival, Galway Film Festival and more. Wren Boys qualified to be considered for an Oscar when it won the Best…

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…

 FILM – Vika Evdokimenko’s BAFTA nominated film ‘Aamir’ spotlights refugee children

Female director Vika Evdokimenko’s Aamir is based on a true story of an unaccompanied child living in the Calais ‘Jungle’ refugee camp, where part of the film was shot. This topical film stars second generation immigrant Alan Asaad (Unforgotten) and has just been nominated for a BAFTA for Best British Short Film. This wonderful film will be screening in the coming weeks at the…