Friday, November 20, 2015

Artistic Achievement Award in Thessaloniki

Sophia Olsson DOP and Rúnar Rúnarsson director received The Artistic Achievement Award at the 6th Thessaloniki International Film Festival for their work on the film Sparrows

Thursday, November 5, 2015

A triumph in Mostra

The film "Sparrows" by the Danish / Icelandic director Rúnar Rúnarsson, was the big winner of the 39th the São Paulo International Film Festival.
"Sparrows" was awarded the jury prize for best film and also the best screenplay, given by the Association of Film Authors.
Member of the international jury, the actress Geraldine Chaplin described "Sparrows" as a devastating work about coexistence between a teenager and his estranged father.
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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Official Competition in Les Arcs


  A tempting seventh edition for Les Arcs

 - The Les Arcs European Film Festival has unveiled a tantalising programme for its seventh edition, which will take place from 12-19 December 2015
Very popular with European industry professionals and a highly effective springboard for launching co-productions and promoting movies (as proven by recent titles Son of Saul [+],Sparrows [+] and The High Sun [+], all of which were funnelled through the alpine resort at one stage or another of their production process), the Les Arcs European Film Festival has revealed the mouth-watering programme for its seventh edition (12-19 December 2015).
Selected by artistic director Frédéric Boyer, the features in competition for the Crystal Arrow 2015 include Sparrows by Icelandic director Rúnar Rúnarsson (which won at San Sebastián), Chevalier [+]by Greek filmmaker Athina Rachel Tsangari (unveiled in competition at Locarno, going on to win awards at London and Sarajevo), Venice competition entries A Bigger Splash [+] by Italy’s Luca Guadagnino and 11 Minutes [+] byJerzy SkolimowkiFamily Film [+] by Slovenia’s Olmo Omerzu, and four titles that turned a lot of heads at Toronto: Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story) by French director Eva Husson (read the article), The Ardennes [+] by Belgian filmmaker Robin Pront, the British-Franco-Belgian film Couple in a Hole [+] by Tom Geens (which won at Dinard) and the French production Parisienne by Lebanese director Danielle Arbid (read the article). We should also point out that a tenth movie is due to round off the competition shortly. MORO INFO