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Vogue: Dangerous Liaisons costume secrets
A closer look at the sexy new prequel by Leonora Lonsdale
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Julianne Moore cast in new period drama ‘Mary & George’
Oliver Hermanus to lead direct the eight-part limited series
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'Last Lonely Menopause'
receives
two shortlists
at the
2022 SHOTS Awards
Ad of the Year: 'Best Direction' and Ad of the Year: 'Best Casting'
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The
APA
Award
'Last Lonely Menopause' is included in the 2022 Collection, a definitive record of the Best of British Advertising.
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TIFF World Premiere for ‘Carvão’
Catch Carolina Markowicz’s hotly anticipated debut feature at TIFF and San Sebastian FF.
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WOMEN IN MOTION Cannes awards
Viola Davis: “I want my ceiling to be someone else’s floor.”
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Stories
of the
Stalked
“The ‘Broken Heroine Narrative’ That’s something I’m very interested in subverting” LILY BALDWIN - FILMMAKER MAGAZINE
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INDIEWIRE Praises Babyteeth
"Babyteeth is the kind of soft-hearted tearjerker that does everything in its power to rescue beauty from pain; the kind that feels like it would…
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A Wondrous Journey
Florence Kosky brings the transcendent style she recently employed with Labrinth to play with Raissa's latest music video.
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Lily Baldwin speaks to The Guardian about her ‘Stories of the Stalked’
‘Stalking is a unique kind of trauma’: The woman who turned her 13-year ordeal into a terrifying podcast.
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HISTORY OF SOUND
FOR
OLIVER HERMANUS
Josh O'Connor and Paul Mescal unite for gay romance film.
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Bertrand Bonello in Julia Ducournau’s masterpiece ‘Titane’
In a rare acting role, Bonello makes an impression as Alexia’s father.
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HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Film Review Cannes: To Live To Sing
"Ma has added a splattering of fantastic imagery"
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Oscars 2023 Predictions: Best Director
Oliver Hermanus is Variety's top-tier contender with 'Living'.
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Alma speaks to the LA Times
For Alma Har’el and her first feature, ‘Honey Boy,’ the awards trail is an odd place to be.
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Muse
By
Clio
Shannon Murphy: Margo Mars [Lief founder/EP] and I like collaborating with different voices and approaches to create work that really speaks to the large consumer…
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‘Imogen’ shortlisted at the UKMVA’s!
'Imogen' will compete alongside Andrea Bocelli, Liam Gallagher, Dua Lipa, Glass Animals, and Rone & (La) Horde for Best Music Film.
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'Limbo' film review
'A primer on compassionate care'
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ADCN Club For Creativity Speaks With Lief’s Founder
Pioneer of the Week: Margo Mars
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Laura Dern and Courtney Hoffman talk ‘The Good Time Girls’
"We promise you've never seen a Western like this."
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Why Are They Dancing?
Adi Halfin gives an exclusive 2-day workshop at the San Francisco Dance Film Festival.
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Shannon Murphy scores Best Director BAFTA Nomination!
ScreenDaily has the scoop.
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Dangerous Liaisons
for
Leonora
Leonora Lonsdale to direct the first 4 eps of the series reimagining the classic story.
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Moffie lauded in VARIETY!
"South African auteur Oliver Hermanus makes his masterpiece with this brutal but radiant story of young gay desire."
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How the Lost Girls found Bat For Lashes
REFINERY 29: Bat For Lashes was done with music then the Lost Girls found her.
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‘Limbo’ joins the Official Selection at LSFF
‘This is a film of compassion and tender observation of lives we rarely see.’ Ken Loach
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Neither
Seen
Nor
Heard
Florence Kosky's latest is a visually potent short receiving distinction as it screens festivals globally.
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Shannon Murphy directs #LastLonelyMenopause
Channel 4’s Diversity in Advertising Award-winner TENA shows unspoken truths around menopause.
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‘Swallowed’ on the Criterion Channel
"It's like nothing you've ever seen with your eyes open" ROLLING STONE
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Wall Street International on ‘Imogen’
'The film is incredibly moving and could encourage others to start a dialogue with loved ones who are vulnerable.' Samaritans
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The Orphan now on MUBI
"A ravishing tale of a young person’s quest for approval and belonging" MUBI
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Music from the Films of Bertrand Bonello
Now out on limited edition vinyl are the original soundtracks composed by the French director.
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NEW YORK TIMES: ‘Bombay Beach’ Review
"The movie, which won a Best Documentary prize at the Tribeca Film Festival, looks and feels like a fever dream about an alternate universe."
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‘The 4th Wave’ Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival
One woman who isn’t letting her gender dictate her future: 22-year-old Italian Hip Hop artist Priestess.
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Adi joins the AICP show jury committee
The show awards the best commercial Works of the year, with Adi judging the Music Video category.
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Regent Park Film Festival to screen ‘Rejoice Resist’
The films presented break stereotypes and show that no one place or person has just one story.
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the power:
coming
soon
Shannon Murphy will direct 3 episodes of the new Amazon Prime sci-fi TV series alongside director and cinematographer Reed Morano (The Handmaid's Tale).
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‘Rejoice Resist’ Wins Aesthetica ‘Best Fashion’
Elisha Smith-Leverock's short was presented as part of 'Collective Power' at the renowned festival.
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Carolina becomes a member of the Academy
One of the new-generation talents to be invited to the Oscars / Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences.
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Shannon Murphy receives WOMEN IN MOTION Award
Every year in Cannes, "Women In Motion" pays tribute to a promising female film director.
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‘Triple Beam Dream’ nominated for a Brand Entertainment Webby
Take Ghetto Gastro, throw in some Murano glass, add the soulful sounds of Solange... and you get a Webby nomination!
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SHOTS is out in the wild and so is Lief!
Founder Margo Mars adorns the cover and gave an interview about LIEF for this April issue.
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AMEN
sister!
Move your attention to the Sisterhood of Perpetual Indulgence with Gillian Zinser's liberating short film 'Bad Habits'.
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Directors Notes showcases ‘Lost Horse’
Adi Halfin returns to DN with another music video for Asaf Avidan.
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‘Adult Baby’ nominated for BEST LONG FORM
Other nominees are Spike Jonze's 'Beastie Boys' and Hiro Murai's 'Sad Day' for FKA Twigs.
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VARIETY: Alma Har’el Talks Collaborating with Time for 100 Women of the Year Initiative
“If I felt hungry to take solace in some of the histories of some of these women, I immersed myself in it in the most…
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SHOTS Magazine interviews Elisha on her bold art film ‘Triple Beam Dream’
How to Transform Crack Pipes Into Luxury Cookware.
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GOLD

at the

1.4 Awards!
Luo Jian wins the BRANDED category with our first piece of work for Martell and their first-ever short film production.
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DOCUMENT JOURNAL premieres ‘Pause’
As the city begins to reopen, a tribute to New Yorkers’ inimitable resilience.
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Filmmakers from around the world channel their creativity for NETFLIX
Johnny Ma helms episode 13 of 'Homemade' a unique collection of bite-sized shorts.
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Jellywolf: a wildly inventive short feminist sci-fi
INDIEWIRE: Kiersey Clemons and Lisa Bonet Have Visions In Alma Har’el’s ‘Trippy Love Letter To Women’ .
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Margo Mars is Fabrik’s hero
“How do you dust yourself off and move onwards and upwards when faced with failure or diversions?”
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The NY Times REVIEW: ‘Captain Fantastic’
Homespun Hippie or Backwoods Gucci? ‘Captain Fantastic’ Melds the Two.
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Leonora takes Drama Quarterly behind the scenes
‘The Pale Horse’ is the fifth Agatha Christie adaptation from the BBC and writer Sarah Phelps.
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A Sublime Short Film!
VOGUE PARIS praises Eva Michon for 'strong and visionary work' for her 28-minute narrative visual album.
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‘Be a Man’ tops Viggo Mortensen’s ‘Masculinities Playlist’
"Real men think and feel for themselves."
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ALMA
WINS
DGA AWARD
She is the first female director to win the category.
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‘Best Soundtrack’ Ivor Novello for ‘Requiem’
Natasha Khan's score for the NETFLIX thriller wins the top prize!
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Courtney cast in Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
Art imitates life in Quentin Tarantino's latest film.
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CPH:DOX hosts a Natasha Khan festival special
Khan gave a moderated talk and curated excerpts from cinema that have influenced themes from Bat For Lashes' albums.
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Eva’s debut feature selected for the 2019 Torino Film Lab
Eva was honoured to be at the Lab with her feature 'Mizeria'. She was also super pregnant and ate all the pasta.
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‘CRSHD’ premieres at Tribeca
Emily Cohn's assertively Gen-Z college comedy celebrates digital youth culture energetically. HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
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Schön!
interviews
Florence Kosky
With ‘All The World’s a Stage’, Kosky is combining her co-workers' heartbreaking stories into a unique life metaphor.
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Olivia Coleman narrates Florence Kosky’s debut commercial
UK FILM REVIEW: "Kosky creates an absorbing atmosphere"
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FAST COMPANY: Most Creative People 2018
100 visionary leaders you’ll read about here hail from a wide range of fields.
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The Orphan
Wins
Queer Palm
The Queer Palm was launched in 2010 and selects its winner from all LGBTQ-themed films across the Cannes film festival’s official selection.
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Elisha is Germany’s ambassador for Free The Bid
Free The Bid Germany couldn’t have become a reality without the efforts of Elisha
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Courtney
Comes Out
As A Director
"It's just one white man after another we're told is our hero."
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