Boyle’s “Slumdog Millionarie”: The fiction and the non-fiction mix up

Last night Oscars cascaded over “Slumdog Millionaire”, the film that almost did not have a theatrical release and was about to go straight to video if it was not for the courage and the vision of its producers and investors. In our world, imagine Skype never being funded. According to its founders, they sat with … Continue reading

At Last! Filmmakers Join The Co-Creation Wagon In Mobile!

Mike Figgis, acclaimed Brit director, risen to fame for titles such as “Leaving Las Vegas” and “One Night Stand”, has agreed to spearhead a mobile community co-creation experiment with Sony Ericsson. The thing in question is entitled “Life Captured” and it bravely attempts to gather storyboard submissions from around the world consisting of mobile phone … Continue reading

Brit Films vs American Films

I have been working with the New Producers Alliance – the UK’s largest network of producers, directors and script writers, in next year’s seminars and events. Our film industry seems to live these days a clear ramp to bigger box office revenues. Still, it is very hard to find funding for over £20m production budgets … Continue reading