Author: Filmcriers

Cannes 2019- Three Days Free Pass For Film Lovers.

April 10, 2019

The 72nd Cannes Film Festival will take place from Tuesday, May 14 to Saturday, May 25, in 2019. The festival announced its 2019 dates for the 3 days in Cannes. In 2018, the new 3 days in Cannes pass enable more than 1,700 young attendees whose enthusiasm was matched only by passion for cinema to experience […]

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Sundance Film Festival 2019 Awards.

February 5, 2019

Park City, Utah — After 10 days and 121 feature films, the 2019 Sundance Film Festival’s Awards Ceremony took place tonight, with host Marianna Palka emceeing and jurors presenting 28 prizes for feature filmmaking. Honorees, named in total below, represent new achievements in global independent storytelling. Bold, intimate, and humanizing stories prevailed across categories, with Grand Jury Prizes […]

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How Genevieve Nnaji Got The Netflix Deal

February 1, 2019

Genevieve Nnaji born 3 May 1979) is a Nigerian actress, producer and director. She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005, making her the first actress to win the award.[ In 2011, she was honoured as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government for her contribution to Nollywood. wikepaedia International film festivals […]

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Meet Berlinale 2019: International Jury

January 30, 2019

Once again a multitalented International Jury will decide who will take home the Golden and the Silver Bears at the Berlinale 2019. 17 films are competing for the awards in this year’s Competition. The winners will be announced at the Berlinale Palast on February 16. Actress Juliette Binoche will head the jury (see press release from 11.12.2018). The […]

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Some High Points From 2019 Sundance Film Festival

January 29, 2019

Written by Brent Lang Studios hit Sundance with their checkbooks firmly in hand. It was a weekend of frenzied dealmaking, with Hollywood players showing an unexpected willingness to shell out big money for the chance to find the next indie film breakout. Here are some high points takeaways after five days in Park City. 1. […]

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Nigerian-American Female Director Is Bringing The first Black Panther Female Leader Story To the big screen.

January 29, 2019

Chinonye Chukwu is a Nigerian-born, Alaska-raised screenwriter, producer, director and activist. Her first feature film, Alaskaland, a story that follows the estranged relationship between a Nigerian-American brother and sister who reunite in their Alaskan hometown, was completed in 2012 and had a brief, successful film festival run. You can read more about her work leading up […]

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Black Panther Stars Win Big at the 2019 SAG Awards

January 29, 2019

Revisit Chadwick Boseman’s epic acceptance speech with the “Black Panther” cast here. As the 2019 awards season continues, the winners of the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards were given their Actor statues Sunday. You already know who we’re stanning—all things Black Pantherand Rami Malek. Malek took home the award for “Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in […]

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Chiwetel Ejiofor’s directorial debut is set to premiere on Netflix.

January 28, 2019

Netflix has released the official trailer for the highly anticipated depiction of Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba’s life—The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. The directorial debut of Nigerian-British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor  will be available for streaming on the platform March 1. In the clip, we are finally introduced to the compelling and inspirational storyline, which also might […]

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Smartphone filmmaking;the future is here by Michael Osheku

January 6, 2019

Smartphones are now considered one of the least expensive film equipment to be experimented by amateur and professional filmmakers. Which employ an innovative use of low cost digital equipment, to make highly entertaining and thought provoking content. This style of filmmaking often requires minimum training and field experience to shoot, but its existence opens up […]

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African Smartphone International Film Festival 2018 Award Winners

December 26, 2018

LIST OF ASIFF 2018 AWARD WINNERS Best Nigeria film– COLORS OF YESTERDAY  Directed by Oladipupo O’ Fresh Country: Nigeria   Best African film– CHOCHA  Directed by Sammy Mwaura Ngetich  Country: Kenya   Best International film– YET ANOTHER CHAPTER  Directed by Kushal Mittal  Country: India   Best Documentary (African)-BORN AND RAISED IN THE GHETTO  Directed by Johan […]

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