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Director set to capture Games' historic moments

China Daily 27 Jan 2022
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, an international team led by Lu Chuan-the chief director of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games' official film-is working to record how China delivers on its pledge to successfully hold one of the world's biggest sporting events.

Eric Yellin, assistant director on ‘Jack Reacher,’ dead at 55

WPXI 27 Jan 2022
In addition to films, Yellin also worked in television as an assistant director on “Law & Order,” “Sneaky Pete,” “Damages,” “Royal Pains,” “The Following” and “Person of Interest.” ... Yelling was a second assistant director on films such as “Drunks” (1999), “Shaft” (2000), ...

Javed Iqbal: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer premiered

Dawn 27 Jan 2022
Film cast, production team and crew members ... The Untold Story of a Serial Killer is one of the eagerly awaited Pakistani films ... Yasir Hussain plays the character of Javed Iqbal in the film and Ayesha Omer essays the role of police officer Zara, who investigates the crime. The stars came for the red carpet ceremony after the film’s director Abu Aleeha.

In the age of the hero was born South India’s first dream girl

The Times of India 27 Jan 2022
Pre-independence, when films meant stories from mythology and epics, stars were male leads with long monologues and the roles for women were usually that of the sacrificing mother ... Her first few films were by chance. Film director K Subramaniam happened to call on her aunt Dhanalakshmi, and was enamoured by the girl who served him coffee.

Poster of late Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar’s last movie 'James' releases, fans get emotional

DNA India 27 Jan 2022
However, the Kannada star fans are bestowed with a treat of a poster from his upcoming film ... The poster has been pondered with such love, and they all are waiting for the film. . As per the reports of TOI, film's director Chethan Kumar said, "We chose Republic Day to reveal this look as it shows Puneeth sir in the army uniform.

International Oscar Contenders Explore Forbidden Passion, Finding Hope, Love Between Human and Robot, and a ...

The Wrap 27 Jan 2022
The topics of their films are wide-ranging — but four directors whose movies have made the shortlist for Academy Award consideration for International Feature Film all described their movies as tales of challenging the obstacles to forming essential human connections. Of a total of 92 eligible films, 15 made the final short list.

Supernatural horror film ‘The Touched One’ acquired by Freestyle Digital Media

The Grio 27 Jan 2022
The film was written and directed by Vigil Chime and stars Ijeoma Grace Agu, Kenneth Okolie and more ... Freestyle Digital Media is a digital film distribution division of Allen Media Group/Entertainment Studios, which also owns theGrio. The film is from the mind of writer and director Vigil Chime, and was produced by Chime and Happy Julian Uchendu.

Sundance Review: Emergency Is Quite a Ride

The Stranger 27 Jan 2022
Well! That's Emergency, a new film that just premiered at Sundance and plays this weekend at Capitol Hill's Northwest Film Forum ... An expansion on director Carey Williams' 2018 short film of the same name, Williams has created a work that walks a very fine line between darkness and levity.

Film Shorts // January 26 – February 2, 2022

Fort Worth Weekly 27 Jan 2022
Director/co-writer Denis Villeneuve ends the story well short of the end of the book, which makes the film’s alien cultures and worlds feel more lived-in, but also keeps it from being a satisfying stand-alone film ... The director of Kick-Ass as well as the two preceding Kingsmen ...

The creepy carnival of ‘Nightmare Alley’ and how it came to be

The Los Angeles Times 27 Jan 2022
Prior to their collaborative world-building on his newest release, the noir saga “Nightmare Alley,” Deverell served as art director on 1997’s “Mimic,” Del Toro’s first English-language film, and nearly two decades later crafted the sets for four seasons of “The Strain,” a horror episodic project that Del Toro created and executive produced.

Aviation adventures: 'Simba King' reveals centuryold adventures, and more questions

Union Leader 27 Jan 2022
Martin and Osa Johnson. Adventure’s First Couple,” a combination lecture and movie screening, is set for 7.30 p.m ... King of the Beasts” (1928), a documentary the Johnsons compiled from film they shot in Africa from 1923 to 1927. The silent film will be shown with live musical accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis, executive director of the Aviation Museum ... ....

Irish language film, An Cailín Ciúin to open Dublin Film Festival

RTE 26 Jan 2022
Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival Director Gráinne Humphreys revealed an historic first for the festival with Irish language feature film An Cailín Ciúin to open the 20th anniversary edition of the Festival ... in writer-director Colm Bairead.

Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Karim Ainouz join 2022 Berlinale juries

Screen Daily 26 Jan 2022
A three-person jury for the Encounters section consists of Chiara Maranon, director of content at film platform Mubi; UK artist and filmmaker Ben Rivers; and Swiss filmmaker Silvan Zurcher. The Encounters jury will choose the winners of best film, best director and a special jury award.

Production Designer Ida Random to Receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 26th Annual Art ...

Victoria Advocate 26 Jan 2022
Oscar-winning Production Designer Stephen Grimes hired her as his Assistant Art Director for the films Urban Cowboy, and On Golden Pond ... Established in 1937, the Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents 3,000 members who work throughout the world in film, television and ...