Month: February 2016

  • While the Women are Sleeping at Berlinale

    While the Women are Sleeping at Berlinale

    While the Women Are Sleeping The Berlinale Press Conference with Director Wayne Wang and Cast. Director Wayne Wang tackles a short story from Spanish Writer Javier Marias set in Japan. “It is a story about watching and being watched”, said Wang during the Berlinale Press Conference. My assistant director gave me the story, the story […]

  • Sand Storm at Berlinale

    Sand Storm at Berlinale

    Sand Storm From the Berlinale the Black and Paper interview with Director Elite Zexer and Actor Haitham Omari. What were the challenges of making this film and as a director and an actor? My main challenge as a director was making a film about a culture that was not mine. I think that is why […]

  • Ants on a Shrimp at Berlinale

    Ants on a Shrimp at Berlinale

    Ants on a Shrimp Black and Paper spoke to Director Maurice Dekkers at the Berlinale 2016 about his culinary documentary on one of the world’s best restaurant, Noma, from Copenhagen. How did the idea come up for the film? I read Rene was going to Japan.  I wanted to record a chef creating a new menu, in […]

  • Berlinale 2016 Press Conferences

    Berlinale 2016 Press Conferences

    Images from the Berlinale Press Conferences powered by Canon G3X  

  • Berlinale Perspektive Award

    Glashutte Award Janna Ji Wonders is the 2016 winner of the Made in Germany – Fordserpreis Perspektive. The prestigious award is given by Perpspektive Deutsches Kino and Watchmaker Glashutte Original. Along with a mentoring program, a cash prize of 15.000 euros is given for story development of a feature linked film. I managed to get […]

  • Berlinale War on Everyone

    Berlinale War on Everyone

    There was bit of  buzz for John Michael McDonagh’s film during the screenings.  A known director known for making quirky black comedy in his native UK. This time McDonagh tries his at at the American Buddy Cop Comedy with Michael Pena and Alexander Skarsgard.  The Result? When a director does not show up for a […]

  • Berlinale 2016 Images

    Berlinale 2016 Images

    Images from the Film Festival

  • Shooting Stars Berlinale 2016

    Shooting Stars Berlinale 2016

    European Shooting Stars 2016 at the Berlinale 10 young actors were chosen from across the continent for the 19th edition of the European Initiative. Martha Martha Canga Antonio is from Belgium. She debuted in first film BLACK in 2015. Why did you become actress? I was 15 years old. I read there was an audition […]

  • Berlinale Jury

    Berlinale Jury

    Kicking off the Berlinale for 2016 with Jury Head Meryl Streep lead a light effervescent press conference introducing fellow jurors including: Actors Clive Owen and Lars Eidinger, Actress Alba Rohrwacher, Director Małgorzata Szumowska, Noted photographer Brigitte Lacombe, and esteemed film critic Nick James.   The jury is made up of 4 women and 3 men this […]

  • Hail Ceasar

    Hail Ceasar

    The Hail Ceasar press conference kicked off the screenings for the 66th annual Berlinale. The 1950’s comedy from the Coen Brothers marks a reunion with stars Clooney and Swinton along with stars,  Brolin, Tatum. The film concerns the disappearance of film Baird Whitlock (Clooney) during the filming a mega budget Biblical Epic.  Studio head Mannix […]