Karlovy Vary 2020 reveals industry programme winners

Karlovy Vary 2020 reveals industry programme winners Father-daughter drama ‘Wild Roots’ won the top prize at the Eastern Promises industry showcase. Wild Roots, the feature debut of Hungarian director Hajni Kis, has won the Works In Progress award at ...

‘La Llorona’, ‘When Liberty Burns’ among winners judged virtually at truncated Miami Film Festival

‘La Llorona’, ‘When Liberty Burns’ among winners judged virtually at truncated Miami Film Festival Festival cancelled three days from scheduled finale. The Miami Film Festival, which elected to continue with virtual judging after cancelling screenings and events towards the end of its 2020 edition ...

Streaming Services Shudder, Sundance Now, and Acorn TV Offer Extended Free Trials

As social distancing, shuttered theaters, and self-quarantine become daily life, chances are you’ve turned to your plethora of streaming services to quell the boredom. But there’s more to life than ...

Doha supports upcoming films by Mounia Akl, Scandar Copti and Bassel Ghandour

Qatar gives grants to TV and two web series for the first time. The Doha Film Institute (Dfi) has announced the latest round of 38 projects to be supported under its autumn 2018 grants cycle. Among ...

Toronto International Film Festival ‘ 17: Arab Cinema

Two new film festivals in the Arab world — and not in the Gulf States region where Kuwait had its first festival last month — announced their first editions during Tiff ‘17. Jordan and Egypt, along ...

Arab Cinema in Cannes

Two new film festivals in the Arab world — and not in the Gulf States region where Kuwait had its first festival last month — have announced their first editions. Jordan and Egypt, along with the ...

Jordan launches Amman International Film Festival

New event will focus on first features from the Arab world. The Royal Film Commission Jordan (Rfc) is launching a film festival aimed at debut features from the Arab world as well as promoting the ...

Bafta changes rules to increase diversity in awards and membership

Moves mean British film and outstanding debut nominees must show they have boosted opportunities for ethnic minority and socially disadvantaged film-makers The British Film Academy of Film and ...

BFI reveals 2016 Vision Awards

Twenty-two emerging producers to receive up to £2.2m; almost 500 applicants.Scroll Down For Recipients The BFI has announced the recipients of its 2016-18 Vision Awards, comprising 22 investments in ...

Fortissimo Films Goes Bankrupt: 3 Reasons the Respected Arthouse Distributor Lost Its Groove

Fortissimo Films Goes Bankrupt: 3 Reasons the Respected Arthouse Distributor Lost Its Groove Sales agent Fortissimo Films’ bankruptcy last week represented a major loss for members of the independent film industry that had worked with the company, based in Amsterdam and Hong Kong, for 25 ...

New to Streaming: ‘Everybody Wants Some!!,’ ‘Fantastic Planet,’ ‘The Fundamentals of Caring,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the ...

Qumra, Arabic for Camera, Works to Help First and Second Time Filmmakers of Mena

The second edition of Qumra, March 4 - 9, organized by the Doha Film Institute has wrapped. Through a series of one-on-one meetings, consultations and tutorials, delegates at Qumra - the producers and ...

Theeb movie review: a tiny slice of the Great War, through a child’s eyes

A gorgeous, cracking adventure with a smart ring of authenticity, full of pulpy twists and perils, and with a sweetly naive but gruffly charming young hero. I’m “biast” (pro): nothing I’m “biast” ...

Oscar Nominee ‘Theeb’ Sells Out Worldwide; MTV ‘Bugging Out’ With Rob Anderson – Global Briefs

Coming off of a BAFTA win for Outstanding Debut, and as it heads into final contention for the Foreign Language Oscar, Naji Abu Nowar’s Theeb has been sold around the world. Fortissimo Films handles ...

Oscar Nominee ‘Theeb’ Sells Out Worldwide; MTV ‘Bugging Out’ With Rob Anderson – Global Briefs

Oscar Nominee ‘Theeb’ Sells Out Worldwide; MTV ‘Bugging Out’ With Rob Anderson – Global Briefs Coming off of a BAFTA win for Outstanding Debut, and as it heads into final contention for the Foreign Language Oscar, Naji Abu Nowar’s Theeb has been sold around the world. Fortissimo Films handles ...

BAFTA-winning 'Theeb' scores sales

BAFTA-winning 'Theeb' scores sales Fortissimo secures deals in Europe and South America. Naji Abu Nowar’s Theeb has been snapped up by distributors following its win at the BAFTAs earlier this month. Fortissimo Films, which was ...

Meet the Director of BAFTA-Winning Jordanian Oscar Entry 'Theeb'

Meet the Director of BAFTA-Winning Jordanian Oscar Entry 'Theeb' The first thing you notice about Naji Abu Nowar is his plummy British accent. In fact, he was educated in London, and picked up the coveted BAFTA Sunday night for outstanding debut by a British ...

'The Revenant' Wins Best Film at 2016 BAFTA Awards

"The Revenant" took home five trophies yesterday at the 2016 BAFTA Awards, making the Oscar race even tighter and more unpredictable. The movie won Best Film, Best Actor for Leonardo DiCaprio, Best ...

BAFTA-Winning ‘Theeb’ Gets Sales For Fortissimo – Berlin

BAFTA-Winning ‘Theeb’ Gets Sales For Fortissimo – Berlin Theeb, the Anglo-Jordanian feature directorial debut of mercurial talent Naji Abu Nowar, has racked up some strong secondary sales for Fortissimo at Berlin. The film, which is also Academy ...

BAFTA Film Awards 2016: full list of winners

facebook twitter google+ The Revenant, Mad Max, Brie Larson, Leonardo DiCaprio and more take home BAFTA gold... The 2016 BAFTA Film Awards took place last night in London, with Stephen Fry ...

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