Singaporean writer Ovidia Yu’s historical murder mysteries may be headed for the small screen. Her whodunnit series, featuring a plucky teenage Peranakan detective in 1930s and 1940s Singapore, has been optioned for television by international production company Poisson Rouge Pictures. Producer Christopher Granier-Deferre said the bright orange cover of The Betel Nut Tree Mystery (2018)… Read more »
Armando Iannucci’s Charles Dickens adaptation The Personal History Of David Copperfield leads the nominations for the 21st British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), which were revealed today (October 30). Click here to read the full article.
From The Lobster to The End of the F****** World – this talented actress has so much potential Click here to read the full article.
Barnaby Southcombe adapts Fiona Evans’s play about two teacher-pupil relationships. Click here to read the full article.
The film is well directed and well performed but you have to see the relationships, not the crimes – and the crimes keep getting in the way. Click here to read the full article.
From writer and director Barnaby Southcombe (I, Anna) comes an absorbing screen version of Fiona Evans’ play of the same name, a drama focusing on two couples staying in a sprawling coastal hotel, their relationships seemingly mirroring one another. Click here to read the full article.
The director – and son to icon Charlotte Rampling – talks about his new film & what it’s like growing up in cinema. Click here to read the full article.
The international competition for first and second-time filmmakers will screen 11 films, including China’s Suburban Birds, India’s The Man Who Feels No Pain and Japan’s Jesus (see full line-up below). The best film in the international competition will receive a cash prize of $60,000. Click here to ready the full article.
I, Anna director Barnaby Southcombe has started principal photography on Scarborough, starring Jodhi May, Jordan Bolger and Jessica Barden. Click here to read the full article.
The IFFAM Project Market (IPM) has unveiled 14 films that will be presented during its event December 9-11. Click here to read the full article.