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Jean Jacques Annaud exclusive video Interview on his latest film Wolf Totem

Laura Blum and Editor in chief Bruno Chatelin sat down with french icon director Jean Jacques Annaud about his new phenomenal film Wolf Totem, shot over 18 months in Mongolia with wolves...Historical moment where a french filmmaker gets to direct a smashing box office based on the best seller of a chinese book.   We often hear that directing animals and children is hell on a filmmaker. So why is Jean-Jacques Annaud nostalgic about the 200 horses, 1,000 sheep, 35 wolves and smatt...

Interview with René Frotscher and Michal Rogalski filmmakers of Summer Solstice winners of best screenplay in Montreal Fest

LETNIE PRZESILENIE / SUMMER SOLSTICE 2014, Colour, Germany, Poland, World Competition      Production Team Director : Michal Rogalski Screenwriter : Michal Rogalski Cinematographer : Jerzy Zieli?ski Editor : Joanna Brühl, Milenia Fiedler Cast : Filip Piotrowicz, Jonas Nay, Urszula Bogucka, Maria Semotiuk, Steffen Scheuman, Gerdy Zint, Bart?omiej Topa, Agnieszka Krukówna Music : Rainer Oleak Film pro...

Video Interview with Wang Fan for her first feature Beijing Carmen

Wang Fan, directs a free adaptation of classic Prosper Merimee´s Carmen, in a chinesse version. It´s her first feature film, and was produced throught the coproducton forum, in the past Festival du Films du Monde in Montreal. Leopoldo Soto interviewed the director for filmfestivals.com BEIJING CARMEN 2015, Colour, China, First Films World Competition      Production Team Director : Wang Fan Screenwriter : Wang Fan Cinematographer : Han ...

Interview wirh the filmmakers of The last Song before we Go

  Leopoldo Soto met the director Noé Santillán-López and producer of mexican feel good movie  "La Ultima y nos Vamos" , Last song before we go at at the 39th Montreal World Film Festival. UNA ULTIMA Y NOS VAMOS / LAST SONG BEFORE WE GO 2014, Colour, Mexico, Focus on World Cinema    Production Team Director : Noé Santillán-López Screenwriter : Mauricio Argüelles, César Rodr&iacut...

Meet Selim Evci Dir."Secret"

Leopoldo Soto sat with Selim Evci, director of Secret, which was selected at Montreal.  Born in Istanbul in 1975, Turkish filmmaker Selim Evci studied at Maltepe University and took his master’s in film from Beykent University. He directed a documentary, Red, in 2001, and founded his own production company, Evci Films, in 2006. TWO LINES (2008), his fiction directorial debut, premiered at the Venice Festival and showed at several prominent international festivals. He followed ...

Meet Ilhan Sesen Actor from Secret, turkish film in world competition

SAKLI / SECRET 2015, Couleur, Turquie, Compétition mondiale  Production Team Director : Selim Evci Screenwriter : Selim Evci Cinematographer : Ferhat Öçmen Editor : Selim Evci Cast : ?lhan Sesen, Settar Tanriögen, Turku Turan, Pelin Akil, Ümit Cirak, Sehnaz Bölen Taftali, Bala Atabek Music : Cengiz Onural Film production and Sales : Prod.: Selim Evci, Evci Films, ?stiklal Cad./mis Sok. Tan Apt. D:6, Beyo?l...

Interview with Anna Bofarull director of Sonata for a Cello

Filmfestivals.com Leopoldo Soto met with Spanish filmmaker Anna Bofarull in Montreal. She took a humanities degree from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona before studying film at CECC and and Université Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris. She participated in the 2011 Berlinale Talent Campus. Filmography: To the Barbed Wire (2003), Pasajes (2004), HAMMADA (2009, shown at the MWFF), FOOTNOTES (2009), Expeditions (2014).  In the concert hall the audience are taking their seats. Julia, ...

Four International Juries at the 72nd Venice Film Festival:

VENEZIA 72     Alfonso Cuarón (President)     Elizabeth Banks     Emmanuel Carrère     Nuri Bilge Ceylan     Hou Hsiao-hsien     Diane Kruger     Francesco Munzi     Pawel Pawlikowski     Lynne Ramsay ORIZZONTI     Jonathan Demme (President)     ...

Interview with Nemanja Cipranic in Montreal for his first feature Legacy

Filmfestivals.com met with Nemanja Cipranic in Montreal where his debut featured premiered in competition. Born in Belgrade, Serbia in 1986, Nemanja Cipranic studied philosophy briefly at Belgrade University, before switching to cinema at Belgrade’s SAE Institute, from which he graduated in 2013. While there he directed and produced several projects, among them a documentary, The Roman Well, and a short film, The Madness of War. He also authored several music videos and television ...

Meet Jon Pettersson the director of John Hron: world premiere in Montreal

Filmfestivals.com met Jon Pettersson in Montreal where his film John Hron received its world premiere. Born in 1982, Swedish filmmaker Jon Pettersson enrolled at a very young age in film directing at university and, upon graduation, quickly sold two of his short films to television: Skuggan (2005) and Badvakten (2005). He subsequently directed Skönheten (2007) and A Waking Contradiction (2008). His first feature, JOHN HRON was self-produced and is based on a true story.  JOHN ...

Meet Norihito Iki the director of Noboke having its World Premiere in Montreal

The Director Norihito Iki Professional photographer and former director commercials, Norihito Iki has had his works exhibited widely at national and international exhibitions and competitions, in particular in Vancouver, Busan, New York and at the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial. His filmography includes: Tagboat, Art Line Daegu, Tokyo Front Line.  2015, Colour & B/W, Japan, First Films World Competition    Production Team Director : Norihito Iki Scr...

Toronto Honored Ingrid Bergman with August Retrospective

    1915 was an especially auspicious year in terms of celebrity births, and 2015 is shaping up to be quite the year for centennial celebrations. Frank Sinatra, Edith Piaf, Billy Holiday, Arthur Miller and Orson Welles are all having a resurgence in popularity this year, due at least in part to the flood of articles, books, films and conferences taking place around the world to commemorate their talent and achievements, and remind us of the complex and often controve...

Interview with Alice Bouvrie for A Chance to Dress

A CHANCE TO DRESS 2015, Colour, USA, Documentaries  Production Team Director : Alice Bouvrie Cinematographer : Tom Curran, Brian Dowley, David Rabinovitz, Jonathan Skurnik, Alice Bouvrie Editor : Bernice Schneider Music : Claes Nystrom Film production and Sales : Prod.: Alice D. Bouvrie, Mineral King Productions, 143 Woodside Lane, Arlington, MA 02474 (États-Unis), tél.: 781 643-6347, abouvrie@comcast.net.     Synopsi...

Interview with Ramon Termens on The evil that men can do...

THE EVIL THAT MEN DO / THE EVIL THAT MEN DO 2015, Colour, Spain, Focus on World Cinema    Production Team Director : Ramon Térmens Screenwriter : Daniel Faraldo Cinematographer : Sergi Bartroli Editor : Anna Térmens Cast : Daniel Faraldo, Andrew Tarbet, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Priscilla Delgado, Nikol Kollars, José Sefami Music : Yuval Ron Film production and Sales : Prod.: Ramon Térmens, Segarra Films, Juan ...

Interview with Manoj Annadurai and Sania Jhankar for Get Happy

GET HAPPY! 2015, Colour, USA, Focus on World Cinema    Production Team Director : Manoj Annadurai Screenwriter : Tom Shipley Cinematographer : Eric Giovon Editor : Matt O’Brien Cast : Chris Riggi, Adam LaVorgna, Rebecca Blumhagen, Jordan Lane Price, Lauren Sweetser Music : Allison Tartalia Film production and Sales : Prod.: Sania Jhankar, Monomyth Enchantment Inc., 300 EAST 42ND STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10017 (États-Unis), t&e...

Interview with Ma Mingzhu for ARIA of life

SHENG MING YONG TAN DIAO / ARIA OF LIFE 2015, Colour & B W, China, World Competition - short films  Production Team Director : Ma Mingzhu Screenwriter : Ma Mingzhu Cinematographer : Yi Ming Editor : Ma Mingzhu Cast : Wang Xian, Han Jingru, Wang Yu, Wang Yi, Yan Fanfan, Liang Jing, Zhang Ye Film production and Sales : Prod.: Yin Pandong, YM Perle Orientale Films, 16/F, Shimao Tower, No.92 Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100022 (Chin...

Interview with Frederike Migom for Nkosie Coiffure

2015, Colour, Belgium, World Competition - short films  Production Team Director : Frederike Migom Screenwriter : Frederike Migom Cinematographer : Laurens de Geyter Editor : Tom Denoyette Cast : Nele Vereecken, Kurt Vandendriessche, Awa Sene Sarr, Stella Kitoga, Wivine Ngoy-Mutemba Music : Jens Bouttery, Fredy Massamba Film production and Sales : Prod.: Jules Debrick, 2nd to the Right, Baksteenkaai 50, 1000 Bruxelles (Belgique), jules@2ndto...

Xing Jian, the director of Seven Days speaks on his film at the Press Conference

SEVEN DAYS 2015, B&W, China, World Competition    Production Team Director : Xing Jian Screenwriter : Liu Jinkai, Xing Jian Cinematographer : Chen Liyang, Gu Shouzhu Editor : Xing Jian Cast : Wang Deshun, Wang Shiwenqi, Huang Songbo Music : Liu Suola Film production and Sales : Prod.: Xing Jian, Beijing Yijie Film Culture Media Co., tél.: +86 (139) 1141 22 52, xingjian@vip.163.com.     Synopsis In the earl...

Greg Reitman Invited to Montreal with his film Rooted in Peace

Greg Reitman winner of Sundance Audience Award Documentary with his documentary 'Fuel' returns to Montreal with Rooted in Peace ...

Director Mehmet Eryilmaz talks about The Visitor, his film in Montreal World Competition

MISAFIR / THE VISITOR 2015, Colour, Turkey, World Competition    Production Team Director : Mehmet Eryilmaz Screenwriter : Mehmet Eryilmaz Cinematographer : Cemil Kizildag Editor : Ugur Hamidogullari, Sultan Ilhan, Taner Sarf, Mehmet Eryilmaz Cast : Zümrüt Erkin, Tamer Levent, Ayten Uncuoglu, Hale Akinli, Ersin Umut Güler, Melek Çinar Music : Sema Film production and Sales : Prod.: Sultan llhan, Atlanta Film, Si...

Superb article in The Gazette de Montreal about lord David Puttnam's Masterclass at the Festival

Superb article in The Gazette by bbrownstein@montrealgazette.com / twitter.com/billbrownstein "Rather than ask David Puttnam to name the great British films he has made, the easier question could be: What great British filmsdidn’t he have a hand in making? It may be a shorter list. As a consequence of his film success on the other side of the pond, he is now Lord Puttnam, or Sir David. But frankly, he wishes folks would just call him David, or Pu...

Claudia Cardinale receives the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award at Cinefest

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Claudia Cardinale receives the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award of Hungary`s leading film festival, the Jameson CineFest - Miskolc IFF. On 11 September Ms. Cardinale will be present at the opening ceremony of the festival.   The divine CC: Claudia, Marcello Mastroianni’s – that is Guido, the director - love in the 8½; Angelica, Alain Delon’s – that is Tancredi Falconeri – love in The Leopard. Venus, Jean-Paul Belmondo’s love in the Cartouche. Jill...

22nd Oldenburg International Film Festival honors Joanna Cassidy with Tribute

        "I think I scare people. I really have to watch myself." - Joanna Cassidy   The 22nd Oldenburg International Film Festival has its guest star in Joanna Cassidy, a Hollywood icon who can look back on nearly fifty successful years in the film industry.   The actress will present her latest film, the neo-noir thriller "Too Late" alongside the director, Dennis Hauck, at the international premiere gala in Oldenburg. In addition, the festi...

Future 3D Tech Group (GetD) appoints Bernard Collard as Senior Vice President Marketing – International Sales & Business Develop

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GetD (Future 3D Tech Group), the leading Chinese manufacturer and supplier of 3D smart cinema solutions, today announced Bernard Collard has joined GetD as new Senior Vice President. In his new role, Mr. Collard will be responsible for driving sales and developing marketing strategies that will help GetD to conquer new markets shares and deliver added value to GetD customers. His preferred covered areas will be EMEA, Russia and CIS Territories. He will be building upon the company’s expert...

No lack of stars on The Lido this year, with Competition Jury, a Star Lineup in its Own Right

By Alex Deleon <filmfestivals.com             Fourth year Festival director Alberto Barbera has announced in "La Stampa" that in order to stimulate recently declining public interest there will be a recharged emphasis on big name stars on the red carpet at the 2015 festival. A list of A-listers as long as your sleeve expected to tread the carpetry includes the likes of: Johnny Depp, Eddie Redmayne, Jake Gyllenhaal, Diane Kruger, Tilda Sw...
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