• by Bolaji O
    The rise of Italian neorealism is considered by many to be the Golden Age of cinema in the country. A seminal shift in artistic sensibilities, the movement’s primary concern was documenting the plight of the marginalised and the oppressed in a world that was left fractured by the Second World War. Italian neorealism proved to […]
  • by Bolaji O
    The sci-fi thriller, “Manny,” written and produced by Indian actor Sonal Sehgal and directed by Latvian director Dace Puce, has had quite a successful run on the festival circuit. Now, the film has also won the Best Script award at the recently concluded 23rd U.K. Asian Film Festival supported by British Film Institute, London. Sehgal […]
  • by Bolaji O
    In a new collection of essays, the author reveals the difficulty of reconciling his belief in multiplicity and ambiguity with a kind of rational absolutism.   Source: https://www.newstatesman.com/salman-rushdie-languages-of-truth-review
  • by Bolaji O
    As editor-in-chief of Far Out Magazine, I’m pleased to announce that we have teamed up with the British Film Institute (BFI) to acts as the official media partner for the forthcoming season focusing on the work of Wong Kar-wai.   Source: https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/far-out-bfi-media-partnership-wong-kar-wai-season/
  • by Bolaji O
    The author and former Blue Peter presenter says the family viewing experience is key for great children’s series.   Source: https://inews.co.uk/culture/konnie-huq-smart-kids-tv-1043786
  • by Bolaji O
    Sundance and Berlin 2020 drama Surge, starring Ben Whishaw, has sold to FilmRise for North America.   Source: https://deadline.com/2021/06/ben-whishaw-surge-sundance-movie-north-america-deal-1234771186/
  • by Bolaji O
    In recent years, the British Film Institute (BFI) London Film Festival has become synonymous with the Odeon Luxe Leicester Square, with many of the two-week festival’s screenings taking place in and around the central London venue. This year, however, Variety can reveal that the festival will take place on the opposite side of the Thames river, at BFI Southbank […]
  • by Bolaji O
    A “Film Studio of the North” could be built in West Yorkshire as a way of boosting the region’s economy. The idea has been proposed by new West Yorkshire Mayor Tracy Brabin, who said she has already had meetings with the British Film Institute about the plans.   Source: https://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/
  • by Bolaji O
    Now in its fourth year, the BFI and British Council’s Great8 initiative will present eight upcoming features from rising British filmmakers to buyers and festival programmers ahead of the Cannes Marche.   Source: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/
  • by Bolaji O
    Imagination has received an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games. The support will allow Imagination to fully embrace groundbreaking virtual production techniques using Unreal Engine, and help brands deliver Hollywood-quality visual effects and techniques to the masses.   Source: https://invisioncommunity.co.uk/

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