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9/11 – The Filmmakers’ Commemorative Edition

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Firsthand account of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on New York City’s World Trade Center presented by two French filmmakers who were in theOriginally broadcast on CBS in March 2002, 9/11 is an extraordinary record of that fateful day in New York City. This one-of-a-kind documentary was originally conceived as a… Continue reading 9/11 - The Filmmakers' Commemorative Edition

Cannes focuses on emerging filmmakers

Cannes Film Festival opens with star-studded action flick, but focuses on emerging filmmakers Tim Burton knows what it’s like to be judged. The Cannes Film Festival jury president said he’s going into the world’s premier cinema showcase with an open mind and empathy for the directors in the high profile competition. There are fewer household names among … Continue reading Cannes focuses on emerging filmmakers

Amitabh want to work with Priyadarshan

Mumbai: While many filmmakers want to cast Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan in their movies, Big B is wondering when Priyadarshan will work with him.
After watching ‘Kanjeevaram’, a Tamil film by Priyadarshan. Big B wrote on his blog bigb.bigadda.com: “Good film, powerful subject, exquisitely shot and directed.
Well done Priyan! Wonder when you will work with [...] Continue reading Amitabh want to work with Priyadarshan

Amitabh finds it difficult to say no to young filmmakers

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is busy reading scripts, says it’s tough for him to decline offers from young and enthusiastic filmmakers and that’s why he is unable to be more selective.
“I begin to read the scripts now mounting up by my desk. I begin to see visually the various presentations, so meticulously prepared by [...] Continue reading Amitabh finds it difficult to say no to young filmmakers

British filmmakers to scout for actors in India

After “Slumdog Millionaire” the makers of another British film are headed to India to look for new South Asian faces for their venture and possibly “find the next star”.
Yugesh Walia, the producer of the yet-to-be-titled film, told IANS the reason for exploring casting possibilities in India is “because of the lack of enough choice in [...] Continue reading British filmmakers to scout for actors in India