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A Brighter Outlook – Lukas Moodysson

After achieving international acclaim with the crowd-pleasing Show Me Love and Together, Lukas Moodysson plunged into the darkness with Lilya 4-Ever and A Hole in My Heart. In 2009 he…

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One To Watch – Chanya Button (Director)

After studying English at Oxford and theatre directing at RADA, Chanya worked in Warner Bros LA’s creative department, for the UK Film Council and as an assistant director on various features. Through her production company…

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My Brother the Devil – Sally El Hosaini’s American Adventure

Sally El Hosaini’s debut feature, My Brother the Devil, won multiple awards on the international festival circuit and proved a hit with UK audiences last year.…

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One To Watch: Jack Weatherley

Jack Weatherley’s first short film Straight Way Lost premiered at the BFI London Film Festival in 2011 before screening at festivals internationally and being picked up for distribution. His next film Pieces, starring Michael Smiley…

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One To Watch: Muriel d’Ansembourg

Muriel d’Ansembourg lived in New York and Amsterdam before settling in London. The short films she wrote and directed during her studies at the London Film School have won numerous awards, and her graduation film,…

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Scott Walker interview [audio]

We talk with New Zealand-born writer-director Scott Walker about his debut feature The Frozen Ground, a serial-killer drama based on a true story, the research involved, and how he got to work with Nicolas Cage,…

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One To Watch: Writer/Director Zam Salim

Zam has experience in writing and directing shorts, commercials, documentaries, and TV dramas, and his first feature film Up There won the top prize at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in February 2012. He…

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Paul Thomas Anderson: Perfecting The Look

The writer-director explains why he will stop at nothing to get the right aesthetic, even if it means shooting in 65mm. …

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Thomas Vinterberg: The Story Matters

The Danish director explains why he’s returning to the controversial subject matter of 1998’s Festen, in which a father is accused of molesting his children, with The Hunt, which stars Mads Mikkelsen as a teacher…

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Ben Wheatley Talks Sightseers

As the director of Down Terrace, Kill List and Sightseers, Ben Wheatley is carving out a career for himself as one of the UK’s most exciting independent filmmakers. During a short break from finishing his…

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