All posts by Sosefina Fuamoli

Watch some of the Arctic Monkeys’ favourite films at an exclusive mini-film fest this week

The long awaited new Arctic Monkeys album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, is just DAYS from release and while we wait for this one to drop, the band’s team have continued to ensure that the hype is well and truly conjured. For fans in New York, Sydney, Paris, Berlin, Tokyo and of course, the boys’ very own Sheffield in the UK, a run of Arctic Monkeys pop up stores have been established.... Continue Reading

SXSW Interview: Timur Bekmambetov and Shazad Latif on new techno-thriller Profile

During our time at SXSW Film Festival this year, we got to sit with director Timur Bekmambetov and actor Shazad Latif to chat about their new film, Profile. Adapted from Anna Erelle‘s In the Skin of a Jihadist, the film looks at the complex online relationship that develops between an “undercover” reporter and a jihadist, shot entirely through the reporters computer (and social media accounts, e-mail and Skype).... Continue Reading

SXSW Interview: Ethan Hawke on directing Blaze Foley’s story in Blaze

Ethan Hawke‘s film about iconic country blues singer/songwriter Blaze Foley has been praised by critics since its premiere at Sundance in January, and last week it was Austin’s turn, with Blaze screening at SXSW. At that event, held in the city where Blaze lived for much of his life, we caught up with the Hawke to find out more about what drew him to this unique character and story.... Continue Reading

Interview: Filmmaker Genevieve Clay-Smith on Optus’ Connect5 competition

Thanks to Optus, aspiring filmmakers have the opportunity to showcase their talents on a massive stage and stand to win upward of USD $30,000 with the Connect5 competition. With the submissions deadline of October 1st edging ever closer, the Connect5 competition has already seen many short films pour in that are definitely worthy of being celebrated and acknowledged in such a way.... Continue Reading