The Academy Spotlights Female Animators With “An Invisible History: Women In Animation”

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate the women who have been at the forefront of film animation with “An Invisible History: Trailblazing Women of Animation,” on Monday, August 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Hosted by author and historian Mindy Johnson, the evening will feature […]

Coming Up On Carte Blanche – 30 July 2017

On M-Net & M-Net HD [101], Sunday 30 July 2017 at 19:00 & again on M-Net Plus 1 [901] at 20:00     Rebuilding Knysna Almost 2 months after the devastating Knysna fires damaged and destroyed properties and businesses, residents have begun to rebuild their shattered lives. Despite the compassion of others however, many are […]

Suburbicon Set To Screen At Venice And Toronto

Times Media Films, the distributors of Suburbicon, are incredibly proud to announce that the film has been selected to screen at both the Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September. The film will play in the main competition at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, September 2nd and will have a […]

The Great Wall (DVD) : Review

Film European mercenaries, William (Matt Damon – Interstellar, Elysium) and Tovar (Pedro Pascal), searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures, the Tao Tei. As they two are pulled between taking the black powder to help their fellow countrymen, or showing honour […]

Auditioning For Camera – ACT: Cape Town

Auditioning for Camera, with Christa Schamberger & Digby Young Saturday, 05 August 2017 This course explores all aspects of a film audition. It includes the break-down of an audition script, call backs, acting technique and the practical exploration of the casting process.  Course culminates in a mock casting for playback and review. Course will cover: […]

In Conversation WIth Doris Dörrie By Peter Machen

Peter Machen spoke to leading German filmmaker Doris Dörrie about her remarkable film Fukushima, Mon Amour which screened at the Durban International Film Festival as part of the German Focus last week. One of Germany’s leading filmmakers, Doris Dörrie has made several films set in Japan. Her latest film takes place in the evacuated zone […]

Acting Technique 2 (Bonnie Rodini) : 21 Aug – 25 Sep 2017

Technique 2 is designed to help the actor stay in the moment and really listen. Exercises are done in pairs and are essentially improvisation performed inside structured exercises. Props need to be brought in for the exercise but there are no rehearsals in-between classes. 6 Classes over 6 weeks. No classes can be missed as you are working […]

Split (DVD) : Review

Film Three girls, Casey (Anya Taylor-Joy – Morgan), Claire (Haley Lu Richardson), and Marcia (Jessica Sula) are kidnapped by a man (James McAvoy – X-Men: Apocalypse, X-Men: Days of Future Past) with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th. The film leave little […]

Baby Driver : Review

Baby (Ansel Elgort – Divergent) is caught stealing from a notorious crime boss, Doc (Kevin Spacey). He is forced into being a young getaway driver, and soon finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. Doc is running a criminal crew, each with varied and sometimes conflicting personalities. He likes to change his […]

Dunkirk : Review

May 26 to June 4, 1940, allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army at Dunkirk. They withdraw to the harbour, and a massive operation is launched to evacuate them during the very fierce Battle of France, in World War II. An evacuation that included boats requisitioned from […]

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