Female Filmmakers in Focus: Alice Rohrwacher on La Chimera | Interviews

I wanted to ask you about capitalism’s role in the film. Obviously, they’re removing these antiquities, not just to have that connection with history, but they are then selling them on the black market. You have that great scene on the boat with your sister Alba. I’d love to hear your thoughts on how capitalism … Read more

Female Filmmakers in Focus: Rose Glass on Love Lies Bleeding | Interviews

Born in London, Glass grew up in Essex where she always knew she wanted to make films, cutting her cinematic teeth using her parents’ video camera. While attending the London College of Communication she worked as a runner on various film sets, and made her proper debut short film “Storm House.” She graduated from the … Read more

Short Films in Focus: The 2024 Oscar-Nominated Short Films

The short film categories used to be the last vestige of true indie filmmaking represented at the Oscars. Over the years, that feeling has changed quite a bit, with Nexflix, The New Yorker, The Atlantic and other major studios and publications putting their names on the most high-profile films. This year, it’s quite possible Wes … Read more

Female Filmmakers in Focus: Erige Sehiri on Under the Fig Trees | Interviews

You mentioned earlier that the leaves of the fig trees are so big they block out the sun. But there is still so much light in this film. Can you talk a bit about working with your cinematographer to capture that naturalistic light? I think our countries have so much light. That’s what you don’t … Read more

Female Filmmakers in Focus: Nancy Savoca on Household Saints

Born in the Bronx, filmmaker Nancy Savoca attended film school at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, graduating in 1982. After completing two short films, Savoca worked as a storyboard artist and assistant editor for several independent productions and music videos. She later worked with John Sayles on his film “The Brother from … Read more

One Piece Episode 1087 to Focus on Koby After Wano

One Piece’s latest episode, number 1087, will uncover more about the post-Wano world, particularly Koby and Hancock. Boa Hancock and the Amazons will face the aftermath of the Marines’ betrayal in episode 1087. It will also show Koby’s journey during Wano. The episode’s title suggests a connection between these plotlines, offering interesting storytelling. Koby’s growth, … Read more

Female Filmmakers in Focus: Noora Niasari on Shayda | Interviews

What was your experience going through the various Australian development pipelines? I was lucky to be supported through most of the development. I wrote the first draft on spec, but from there on I did receive support. I was really lucky to be working with an amazing script editor  Lynne Vincent McCarthy, who’s also Jennifer … Read more