AWARDS NEWS – The Toscars 2018 date has been announced

The red carpet is ready, the paparazzi are prepping their lenses, the stunning dresses are being chosen, and the golden awards are ready to be handed out to the lucky winners. Yes, it’s time again for the Toscars ceremony. No, that’s not a misprint. The Oscars are being held in March, but a few days…

FILM – ‘The Silence’ Directors Ali Asgari and Farnoosh Samadi – “it touched people’s hearts and we are happy about that”

Joint directors Farnoosh Samadi and Ali Asgari’s must-see live action short film The Silence has been selected for over 400 film festivals around the world and won many prestigious film awards, including Oscar-qualifying awards at Leeds International Film Festival and Hamptons International Film Festival. The film stars Fatma Alakus, Cahide Ozel and Valentina Carnelutti (Medici: Masters of Florence) and shares a strong…

FILM REVIEW – Absinthe: An unusual trip through Paris

Absinthe. It gained its worldwide fame as the drink that probably drove the famous painter Van Gogh mad and thanks to which he also cut his own ear off. The very green drink is also referred to as la Fee Verte, which is at the same time the title of a great Kasabian song. “Oh…

FILM REVIEW – Game: A wonderful story about accomplishing your dreams

GAME – Trailer from Jeannie Donohoe on Vimeo. The Raindance Film Festival opened this year with Oh Lucy!, an American-Japanese co-production from director Atsuko Hirayanagi (you can read our interview with her here). It was the first full length movie that was screened; however, it wasn’t the first film of the festival. Right before Oh…

FILM – Farnoosh Samadi and Ali Asgari’s ‘The Silence’ wins multiple Oscar qualifying Film Festival Awards

Joint directors Farnoosh Samadi and Ali Asgari’s must-see live action short film The Silence has been selected for over 400 film festivals around the world and won many prestigious film awards, including Oscar-qualifying awards at Leeds International Film Festival and Hamptons International Film Festival. The film stars Fatma Alakus, Cahide Ozel and Valentina Carnelutti (Medici: Masters of Florence) and shares a strong…

FILM – Game’s Jeannie Donohoe “Casting can be very instinctual”

GAME – Trailer from Jeannie Donohoe on Vimeo. Director Jeannie Donohoe’s award-winning film Game is a story about pushing boundaries to achieve your goals. The film stars Rick Fox (Dope, He Got Game), Nicole Williams (film debut; Univ. Nevada point guard) and Tye White (People Vs. OJ Simpson, Drumline). AJ Green, a new kid in town, shows up at the high school boys basketball varsity…