I backed Irish filmmaker Maximilian Le Cain’s first feature film on Indiegogo. They’re raising funds up until the 7th August. It looks like a really strong project, described as “ghost love in a haunted landscape: a challenging and darkly poetic experimental feature film”. Check out the campaign here.
For those who are worried that producing work would cost them their relentless focus on acting, that they would be spreading themselves too thin – here’s some words of wisdom from one of the greatest actor-producers of them all, John Cassavetes. For those who don’t know his work, he went out and made his pictures […]
Jeremy Isaacs’ 1998 “Face To Face” interview with Mamet, where he discusses acting, playwriting, theatre, plus his life and career. It’s 37 minutes long but well worth the time. I’ve pasted some nuggets from it below… “if the teacher and directors … aren’t capable of describing what they require in simple English, then those […]
I backed Hal Hartley’s new film, Ned Rifle, on Kickstarter. Glad I did because the first trailer looks really wonderful. I wrote about Hal Hartley, here.
Check-out the new clip Part noir, part demented psychological thriller, Neurosis Noir will be a character portrait of Roland Williams, an intense paranoic, who is unsure about whether he is the perpetrator of a recent spate of murders or not. In an attempt to occupy that space where the real and the imaginary appear to […]
Work has begun on Neurosis Noir. Part noir, part demented psychological thriller, Neurosis Noir will be a character portrait of Roland Williams, an intense paranoic, who is unsure about whether he is the perpetrator of a recent spate of murders or not. In an attempt to occupy that space where the real and the imaginary […]
Delighted to announce that Noirish Project will receive it’s London premier on Saturday the 31st May, at The Horse Hospital. Doors open 6.30pm. TICKETS £5 ADVANCE (CLICK HERE) or £6.50 ON THE DOOR. Noirish Project will play on a double bill with another extraordinary film by Rouzbeh Rashidi, There Is No Escape From The Terrors Of The […]
Update by Rouzbeh Rashidi
Sanna Peden is currently Assistant Professor of European Studies at the University of Western Australia. Her key research interests are cinema, memory, nostalgia and place within the broad context of contemporary European identities. She has written extensively on the work of Aki Kaurismaki. Her essays: “Aki Kaurismäki”, “Kati Outinen”, “Matti Pellonpää”, “Shadows in Paradise” and “The […]
Founder of Experimental Film Society, Rouzbeh Rashidi, asked me to send him my list of 12 favourite filmmakers for publication on the EFS website. The criteria was simple: to list the filmmakers who had the most impact on your life and art. I gave my list of 12 along with many other friends and associates […]