Jaco Van Dormael (b. 1957) is a very accomplished and versatile Belgian screenwriter and filmmaker with a handful […]
Category Archive: Dir-prod-scr
“Apples,” the stunning debut feature from Greek writer-director Christos Nikou (b. 1984), is set amidst a pandemic that […]
Jessica Woodworth: “When you tell a delicate story, it requires a lot of dedication, skill, and craft”
The whole cinematic landscape has changed drastically—almost overnight—since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Late February, when it […]
2019 Arras Film Festival: Filmmaker and screenwriter Lucie Borleteau on her second feature “Chanson douce”
Lucie Borleteau’s latest film as film director and screenwriter is an adaptation of Leïla Slimani’s award-winning best-selling novel […]
Twenty years ago, filmmakers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival with […]
During their promotional tour in Belgium, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne presented “Le jeune Ahmed” (a.k.a. “Young Ahmed”) in […]
After its triumph at the Cannes Film Festival, “Le jeune Ahmed” (a.k.a. “Young Ahmed”) is available in theaters. […]
Barbet Schroeder: “What actors give in a scene is like the birth of life, the most important magical moment”
Filmmaker Barbet Schroeder (b. 1941) began his career as a producer in French cinema during the 1960s, working […]
I'd like to see more women working as directors and producers. Today it's almost impossible to do it unless you are an actress or writer with power. Actress-director-producer-screenwriter Ida Lupino (1918-1995) who in the late 1940s was tired of waiting for the right roles to come along. She then formed her own independent production company Filmakers with her then husband, Collier Young, and between 1949 and 1954 she directed, produced and wrote eight feature films.
Randal Kleiser: “I was very proud to capture Nina Foch’s teachings on video for other people to see”
‘Grease is the word.’ That’s what the summer box office of 1978 was basically all about. The film, […]
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