Haf Doubles Work-in-Progress Lineup With Documentary Category

Haf Doubles Work-in-Progress Lineup With Documentary Category A new documentary component means that the work-in-progress section of this year’s Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum will double from 10 to 20 projects. The selection includes Ruby Yang (“The ...

China’s Documentary Film Production Is on the Increase

Hong Kong filmmaker Chan Tze-woon recently returned from a fruitful trip to the Busan Intl. Film Festival. The 31-year-old’s new project, “Blue Island,” was selected to take part in the Asian Cinema ...

Film News: Free Screening of 'Ritoma' at Chicago’s Asian Pop-Up Cinema on Oct. 26th, 2018

Chicago – Season Seven of Chicago’s Asian Pop-Up Cinema (Apuc) continues on Friday, October 26th, 2018, with a Free Screening of “Ritoma,” a film about the surprising obsession of Tibetian nomads ...

2018 Oscars Best Documentary Short nominee: ‘Knife Skills’ shows felons cooking their life in a more positive direction

2018 Oscars Best Documentary Short nominee: ‘Knife Skills’ shows felons cooking their life in a more positive direction The United States has more people in prison than any other country, but an often overlooked question is what does a person do once they are released from prison? “Knife Skills” shows one program in ...

Master Classes with Oscar® Documentarians 2018

Hong Kong Documentary Initiative is bringing world class filmmakers -Kirsten Johnson and Mary Stephen to Hong Kong for the Master Classes with Oscar Documentarians programme. Master classes in ...

Manchester Film Festival 2017 announces full line-up

This years Manchester Film Festival has announced the full line-up of the 2017 official selection. This year’s three main strands are Rising Stars, Be Who You Are Say What You Feel and and Maniff’s ...

Ang Lee, Sandra Oh, George Takei Protest Asian Jokes at Oscars

Ang Lee, Sandra Oh, George Takei Protest Asian Jokes at Oscars Update: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has issued an apology for the two derogatory skits about Asians that aired during the Oscars. Per Variety, it reads: "The Academy appreciates ...

Haf 2015 line-up includes Chang, Bober, Kawase projects

Terence Chang, Philippe Bober and Naomi Kawase are among the producers of the 30 projects selected for this year’s Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (Haf, March 23-25). Bober, one of the Europe’s ...

Academy Docs Explore Environmental Effects Of Big Business

The Oscar®-nominated films .The Warriors of Qiugang. and .Gasland. will screen as the next installment in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 30th annual .Contemporary Documentaries. ...

The Academy’s Contemporary Docs Return with Exit Through The Gift Shop And Catfish

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will kick off Part Two of its 30th annual “Contemporary Documentaries” screening series with the 2010 Oscar®-nominated feature “Exit through the Gift ...

Ida and Cinema Eye 2011 Nominations: The Women

The International Documentary Association (Ida) and the Cinema Eye, two documentary organizations unveiled their 2011 nominees last week. Women filmmakers are very prevalent. Here are the female ...

Ida Awards 2011: Nominations: Better This World, The Tiniest Place

Better This World, The Tiniest Place and the other nominations for the 2011 Ida Awards have been announced. The 27th Annual Ida Awards (documentary awards) are presented by the International ...

Euthanasia, Political Repression, Liberian Warlord: International Documentary Association Nominations

Kelly Duane de la Vega, Katie Galloway's Better This World From Pinochet and Reagan to General Butt Naked and Terrorism Paranoia: International Documentary Association Nominations Best Feature Award ...

Motion Picture Academy invites 178 new members, including Russell Brand, Jesse Eisenberg, and Beyonce Knowles

Motion Picture Academy invites 178 new members, including Russell Brand, Jesse Eisenberg, and Beyonce Knowles The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released its annual list of invited new members, and it’s clear they’re continuing to try to make their membership younger. On the list alongside ...

Academy Invites 178 To Membership

Beverly Hills, CA . The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 178 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their ...

Academy Invites 178 Artists & Execs to Membership

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 178 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their ...

Newport Beach Film Festival Lists its Winners

If the list of awardees below is long, it’s because the Newport Beach Film Festival screens over 400 films from more than 45 countries. With 50,000 visitors to the festival each year, part of the ...

Newport Beach Film Festival Lists its Winners

If the list of awardees below is long, it’s because the Newport Beach Film Festival screens over 400 films from more than 45 countries. With 50,000 visitors to the festival each year, part of the ...

35th Hkiff: A Look Back at Hong Kong Entries Punished, beside(s,) happiness and Hi, Fidelity,

After the much anticipated preem for Don’t Go Breaking My Heart and Quattro Hong Kong 2, it was Yuen-Leung Poon's Hi, Fidelity’s turn to shine --- and without a doubt, veteran actress Pat Ha is the ...

83rd Academy Awards: Inception Wins Four Oscars, Alice Takes Art Direction and Costume Design, Wolfman For Makeup

Did the Oscars surprise anyone? Sci-Fi fans, we are of course still sore over Christopher Nolan’s snub for Best Director, but Inception still was recognized with four Oscars. Genre highlights from the ...

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