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The tender drama Futuro Beach is the story of the passion between a Brazilian lifeguard and a German tourist. Director Karim Aïnouz tells us about the inspiration for his tale of two cities.
Friday 8 May 2015
Director Louise Osmond calls the equine star of her new documentary the ‘George Clooney’ of the horse world. He plays himself: the champion racehorse whose unexpected success took its owners from a Welsh mining village to the elite world of the racetrack.
Tuesday 14 April 2015
Rising star George MacKay and second-time director Duane Hopkins discuss the genesis of their powerful new drama Bypass, a coming-of-age story set in the margins of a broken Britain.
Wednesday 8 April 2015
Multiple-story portmanteau films rarely work, which is why the new black comedy anthology Wild Tales comes as such a delight. Demetrios Matheou bent the ear of the Argentine director, Damián Szifrón.
Wednesday 25 March 2015
All of Morgan Matthews’ work to date has been guided by his love for ‘making small stories into big ones’, and for his first fiction feature he’s returned to the subject of brilliant young maths prodigies.
Wednesday 11 March 2015
The director, writer and star of the witty new comedy talks about bisexuality, Muriel’s Wedding, and the challenges of directing herself.
Wednesday 4 March 2015
The street casting for the Yorkshire-set thriller Catch Me Daddy turned up a real find in Sameena Jabeen Ahmed – she’d go on to win the BFI London Film Festival’s best British newcomer award. What first impressed debut filmmakers Daniel and Matthew Wolfe?
Monday 23 February 2015
With its programme of masterclasses and workshops, the annual Future Film Festival promises to ‘provide opportunities to connect with the film industry’ and ‘kickstart your career’. Does it work?
Wednesday 11 February 2015
BBC TV drama director James Kent tells us about his transition to the big screen with a heartfelt and heartbreaking adaptation of Testament of Youth, Vera Brittain’s beloved First World War memoir.
Friday 9 January 2015
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