Jonatan Etzler’s Student Academy Award winning film “Get Ready With Me” tackles the dark side of our social media obsession

Producer Johan Lundström and Director Jonatan Etzler’s live-action short film Get Ready With Me is an unpredictable thriller that combines grim satire with the topical issues of teen angst, social media, and fame. This important film stars Swedish Academy Award winner Shanti Roney and newcomer Miriam Benthe.  Aspiring youtuber Vendela decides to get up in front of her high school class and show…

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 over twenty prestigious film awards, including Audience Award for Best Short Film at Perlen Film…

Wale: Breath-Taking Short Thriller with Strong Performances

Remember that feeling when you were young and ready to discover the world? Well, it didn’t take that long to realise that it wouldn’t be as easy as thought. Some of us might have succeeded and some of us are still trying.  Wale is the first film from director Barnaby Blackburn. With this newest short movie, Blackburn…

Bismillah: A Fine Movie with a Very Human and Emotional Story

Bismillah. Literally meaning ‘In The Name of Allah’, this phrase is being used by Muslims and other believers who are at the start of a new undertaking. For some of them, that might be a laborious crusade, for others, it might be fasting for an amount of time. For Samira, it’s trying to find a…

Time Traveller: Heart-Warming Family Story

Sometimes we wish we could go back to the past to see what we can learn from it and then to look at the future with that newly gained knowledge. You might be able to change things, to see things in a different light and to make decisions you might never make. Martin, the young…

Ian: Spellbinding and Beautiful Short Film Based on Tragic Real-Life Events

We are all guilty of it. Complaining about our delayed train (which again doesn’t come on time), about the stormy weather (where’s that umbrella when you need it) or about the irritated boss who makes you work an extra shift (there goes that ‘me-time’). At those times, we totally forget what’s really important and what’s…