Screenwriter-director Sylvain Chomet chose to go the old-school route when he adapted French comedy legend Jacques Tati's previously unmade script into an animated feature.
The latest installment of the animated fantasy comedy Shrek is being previewed a month before its general release in the UK as part of Vue Cinemas National Family Week Film Day.
DreamWorks Shrek Forever After in 3D will screen at 63 Vue cinemas nationwide on Tuesday 1st June. The film’s general release is on the 2nd July.
A collaboration between ICO (the Independent Cinema Office) and LUX has led to the commissioning of seven International artists to produce a series of short films which have been shown in Cannes in the past week alongside feature films like the thriller The Ghost and British satire Four Lions.
The 2006 series of shorts previously screened alongside films like Borat, Casino Royale, The Lives of Others, Pan's Labyrinth and This is England, reaching audiences of over 100,000 people in cinemas UK wide.
Encounters International Film Festival is the umbrella title for two of the UK's leading film festivals Brief Encounters and Animated Encounters, with a host of cross-over attractions, at venues in and around the Harbourside area of Bristol, UK.
Highlights from the most recent edition of the festival included a Q&A with directors Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank), Tom Harper (The Scouting Book for Boys) and Eran Creevy (Shifty) discussing their progression from Shorts to Features, a Cinematography Masterclass with Gary Shaw (Moon) and a Late Lounge with live Poo-eoke!
Sony is running a competition for budding 3D filmmakers (closing date: 9 July 2010). The winning entries will be used on its in-store demo Blu-ray disc and given to purchasers of its new line of Sony BRAVIA 3D TVs.
One of the trickiest aspects of creating drama from a celebrated artist's life is finding an actor who can convey both the emotional life and the talent of that artist. It takes an accomplished actor to provide a convincing face to that artist and an excellent artist to convey the talent.
Erasing David is an interesting documentary film exercise in seeing just how much information is contained on you and I, by big companies and governments around the world.
Adobe's new line of editing suites - CS5 - were launched with great fanfare on Monday. Among them is the video editing package, Production Premium CS5, which looks to build on the strengths of Adobe Production Premium CS4, as well as iron out some of its wrinkles.