For Chat Cinema Podcast guest filmmakers Tom Berkeley and Ross White talked about their well received film ROY, character driven story of loneliness. The duo looked poised to make the next step. Fast forward to March 12th, Tom Berkeley Ross White won the Best Film Short at the 95th Academy Awards in Hollywood for AN […]
Personal Favs From The Berlinale
After the announcements of the main awards of this year’s Berlinale, other films also deserve recognition. In the Encounters section, The Klezmer Project was directed by Leandro Koch and Paloma Schachmann. Although it did not win (Here, by Bas Devos, took the prize), The duo’s work deserves stand-alone appraisal. Leandro, a frustrated Jewish wedding cameraman […]
Berlinale Winners Recapped
The 73rd Berlinale: A Look at the Main Prize Winners The Berlin International Film Festival 2023 Award Ceremony took place on 25th February. Actress Kristen Stewart served as president of a seven-person international jury. The prize ceremony has often had some unusual choices for winners and this year was no exception. The Golden Bear for […]
Those Wigs on Bridgerton
The hit series BRIDGERTON is known for inclusive casting, sexy Victorian Age storylines and those wigs. In the first in a series of quick conversations from the Anamorphic Lounge Club, award-wining cinematographer Jeff Jur talks about he shoots the Netflix show to get the hairpiece details. Click to see the video.
Femme moves to 2023
I interviewed filmmakers Sam Freeman and Ng Ping for a Chat Cinema podcast last year. The BAFTA nominees had completed their short film noir FEMME. Fast forward to this week, the duo unrolled their feature debut FEMME at the Berlinale. A continuation on the sexual repression theme from the duo’s first work, the longer version […]
The Future Talks to Today Part 2
Short listed for the 2023 Oscar, ALMOST HOME is a futuristic sci-fi short film with moral resonates today, responsibility for a life and death decision. An interview with Producer Jonas Lembeck. A sci-fi short film, not an easy assignment, why did you decide on this one project? Where there times you had to say, “NO”? […]
The Future Talks To Today
Short listed for the 2023 Oscar, ALMOST HOME is a the present day topical sci-fi short film from Nils Keller explores decisions and relationships in the future on spaceship. A interview with director Nils Keller. A very today reference set in the future, how did you develop this storyline? The idea for ALMOST HOME was […]
On Tap at IFFR 2023
I never know what to expect at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. The Dutch fest always provides twists and turns with a program that challenges my views on cinema.
Family, Life and Excess
“Family Is Family”. A family can be a source of inspiration for artists. Morgane Dziurla-Petit’s family inspired work Excess Will Save Us is an examination of close relationship and manipulations. From a small French Village Petit points a lens at inhabitants whipped up by paranoia by far off event. However, in this story, who are […]
Jean Luc Godard 2022
French Avant Gard filmmaker Jean Luc Goddard passes away today. The influential filmmaker inspired generations. As a director he broke all the rules becoming a major a reference point in cinema world. Check out our Chat Cinema Podcasts on our YouTube Channel.