Bao Nguyen • INTERVIEWED

[decoline][details] [item title=”Age”]28[/item] [item title=”Country”]United States/Vietnam[/item] [item title=”City”]New York/Saigon[/item] [item title=”Profession”]Director and cinematographer[/item] [item title=”Website”]www.baominhnguyen[/item] [item title=”Latest”] WHERE HEAVEN MEETS HELL [/item][/details] [decoline] Please meet the great talent Bao Nguyen that we got to know during the Berlinale festival. The 28 year old photographer and filmmaker is currently based in both New York and Saigon. […]

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Rafael Balulu • INTERVIEWED

[decoline][details] [item title=”Age”]31[/item] [item title=”Country”]Israel[/item] [item title=”City”]Afula[/item] [item title=”Profession”]Director and screen writer[/item] [item title=”Website”]rafaelbalulu.tumblr.com[/item] [item title=”Latest”] BATMAN AT THE CHECKPOINT [/item][/details] [decoline] Today is the last day of the Berlinale Talent Campus! Israeli director Rafael Balulu won the Berlin Today Award, the prestigious Talent Campus prize for upcoming filmmakers! The short film, BATMAN AT THE […]

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Amirah Tajdin • INTERVIEWED

[decoline][details] [item title=”Age”]25[/item] [item title=”Country”]Kenya[/item] [item title=”Profession”]Screen writer and director[/item] [item title=”Latest”] FLURESCENT SIN [/item][/details] [decoline] It is Berlinale time and FilmFestivalLife would like to introduce you to one of its Talent Campus participants Amirah Tajdin. The 25 year old filmmaker was originally born and brought up in Nairobi, but spend her teenage years in […]

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Deema Amr • INTERVIEWED

[decoline][details] [item title=”City”]Amman[/item] [item title=”Country”]Jordan[/item] [item title=”Profession”]Screenwriter/Director/Producer[/item] [item title=”Latest”] A 7 hour Difference [/item][/details] [decoline] Meet Deema Amr, a young Jordanian filmmaker. After attending New York Film Academy, she has worked for various film related organizations such as the Royal Film Commision – Jordan, Walk film festival and Casting Jordan for which she was the […]

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DEADLINES • NOV 2011 / #1

We don’t want you to miss any important submission festival deadlines. In the following two weeks lots of noteworthy festivals are having their upcoming deadlines: the True/False Film Fest is actually offering filmmakers, behind schedule, the last chance to submit their films; the Berlinale is requesting shortfilmmakers to submit their works; the Seattle International Film Festival […]

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Angela Bravo • INTERVIEWED

[decoline][details] [item title=”City”]Berlin/Stockholm[/item] [item title=”Country”]Sweden/Chile[/item] [item title=”Age”]30[/item] [item title=”Profession”]Director/Producer[/item] [item title=”Website”] www.angelabravo.com[/item] [item title=”Latest”] Everyone Needs a Heaven  (animated documentary), Within (feature documentary/work in progress), The Blue Hour (editing right now)
 [/item][/details] [decoline] We would like to introduce you to Angela Bravo, a talented artist and filmmaker with an international background. Her parents are originally […]

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THE TELLURIDE HORROR SHOW – a digital media lesson from an insider

To launch an event like a film festival is a huge venture. There is more to it than just the idea. In the age of Facebook giving your brand exposure to the public is at least easier, but also brings a lot more work than one would expect in the first place. The young film festival Telluride Horror Show has been using the social network very effectively since its start last year. The result: around 24.000 fans on Facebook. This made us very curious to know how they got to this level so quickly!

Festival director Ted Wilson shares his insight information on how a beginner film festival can […]

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