Latest News for: Narrative filmmaking


Robert Rodriguez's $7,000 El Mariachi Is Still One of His Best Films

Collider 27 Jan 2023
... years and 18 feature films to his name, the filmmaker shows no signs of slowing down or allowing himself to be confined by genre and narrative expectations.

Samira’s Dream (Ndoto Ya Samira) (2022): Living and Learning Against the Odds

GlobalResearch 27 Jan 2023
Werner Herzog said that filmmaking is not about aesthetics, it is about athletics ... Tropiano’s ability to be a fly-on-the-wall and let ordinary people tell their own story is very evident in Chippers and this style of filmmaking pays off handsomely in Samira’s Dream.

Column: Pamela Anderson is a bad-ass, wrapped in an enigma inside a bombshell

The Los Angeles Times 27 Jan 2023
If you’re planning to write a memoir any time soon, you might want to contact a documentary filmmaker first. Following in the narrative-seizing steps of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who chased the Netflix documentary series “Harry & Meghan” with Harry’s memoir “Spare,” ...

While it shines when drawing directly from the superior source material, Women Talking frequently misses ...

Inlander 26 Jan 2023
No matter how much you may try to maintain the core of the material, much will be excised for the sake of narrative momentum ... It is not a complete misfire by any means, but still represents a missed opportunity, as the complexities and nuances of the narrative are regrettably stifled under a series of flat filmmaking choices.

Women in cinema: The rise of female directors in the Arab film industry

Arab News 26 Jan 2023
In recent years, there has been a notable increase in the number — and public profile — of female Arab filmmakers ... Arab female filmmakers have “started ... They will also ensure a greater diversity of narratives, Azza El-Hassan, a Palestinian-British documentary filmmaker, said.

Alone movie review: Why, Mohanlal, why?

Indian Express 26 Jan 2023
What's Mohanlal doing to his career? There was a time when one would feel excited about a new Mohanlal movie ... One is not sure how to feel about it ... Well, that's not the case ... The narrative contrivances expose the filmmakers' desperation to stretch an unworthy idea and imagination to a feature-length film with one of the top stars of Malayalam cinema. .

WATCH: Kajal Aggarwal's son Neil is a fitness freak like his mom; Pulls off a plank like a pro

Pinkvilla 25 Jan 2023
Kajal Aggarwal took to Instagram and shared a glimpse of his son Neil going through her footsteps in fitness with a perfect plank ... WATCH ... Kajal Aggarwal is an popular actress, doting wife and loving mother ... Made under the direction of filmmaker S Shankar, the movie will narrate a new chapter in the life of Kamal Haasan’s character Senapathy ... .

Willie Nelson Is “Very Open to a Biopic,” Documentary Directors Say

The Hollywood Reporter 24 Jan 2023
Show additional share options. Show additional share options. Sitting down in The Hollywood Reporter’s Studio at Sundance to promote their new documentary series Willie Nelson and Family, about the life of the legendary musician, filmmakers Thom Zimny and Oren Moverman opened up about the prospect of a narrative feature in the future ... ....

Ranbir Kapoor on why he waited a decade to do Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar: 'Can hide behind characters like Sanju, Rockstar but in rom-coms...'

Indian Express 23 Jan 2023
But when the project didn't materialise, the filmmaker narrated him the idea of Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar, which Ranbir said had a 'lot of love, warmth, entertainment and that family feeling.' 'I called up Luv Ranjan after I saw Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 ... Months later Luv narrated this idea to me and since then we have become good friends,' he added.

Sundance: Producers are key to empowering filmmakers in ‘Controlling the Narrative’

Park Record 22 Jan 2023
Producers Diane Becker, Eugenio Derbez and Tommy Oliver addressed this conundrum during the Sundance Film Festival’s Cinema Cafe panel discussion “Controlling the Narrative,” Saturday at the Filmmaker’s Lodge ... The term “block and tackle” resonated with Becker in terms of supporting the filmmaker she backs.

Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Fund announces 36 production and post-production grant winners

Arab News 22 Jan 2023
Filmmakers will receive grants to help complete films that shed a light on important narratives, and new talents emerging from the region will be recognized ... Critically-acclaimed filmmakers including Saudi Arabia’s Haifaa Al-Mansour, for her Saudi feature animation “Miss Camel,” ...

Unseen sketches by Satyajit Ray on display at IIT

Hindustan Times 22 Jan 2023
Alternative comics have become one of the favourite tools to express and narrate memories, socio-political issues, gender issues, environment, history, and many other subject matters that come under the umbrella of academic research ... Ray, regarded as India’s most acclaimed filmmaker, was also a comics enthusiast.

How These Dog Walkers Make Over $100,000 a Year

Yahoo Daily News 22 Jan 2023
Maren Lavelle, 28, an aspiring filmmaker in New York City, took over a dog walking business, Big City Woof Walker, with a college friend in 2017 ... Lavelle feels secure enough financially that she has returned to filmmaking, and is making a short horror film set in upstate New York.

‘Deep Rising’ Review: Jason Momoa Narrates a Murky Doc on Deep-Sea Mining

The Hollywood Reporter 21 Jan 2023
Real-Life 'Cassandro' Gets Emotional on Red Carpet With Star Gael Garc�a Bernal, Filmmaker Roger Ross Williams ... The Bottom Line Visually stunning but narratively shaky ... Jason Momoa, who also executive produced, serves as the film’s narrator, an appropriate choice ...

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