137 posts about film on this blog
Wednesday 13 October 2010, 11:05
Magnus Mork from Norway has scooped the prestigious 2010 Iris Prize, the Cardiff-based International Gay and Lesbian Short Film Prize, for his film The Samaritan.
The Iris Prize Festival was held over 6-9 October...
Wednesday 13 October 2010, 10:50
Welsh actor Rhys Ifans can currently be seen in cinemas playing the role of Howard Marks' Mr Nice. But the actor will go from nice to nasty in a new Hollywood blockbuster as he's been announced as a villain in the forthcoming Spider-Man film.
Monday 11 October 2010, 16:15
According to the Film Agency for Wales website, the film is due to be shot around Abergavenny, Sheers' home town.
Friday 8 October 2010, 11:10
Thursday 7 October 2010, 13:15
John Cale's acclaimed Dyddiau Du/Dark Days, which represented Wales at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009, gets its first showing in Wales from tomorrow.
Tuesday 5 October 2010, 16:05
There are a few film-related stories connected with Wales flying about at the moment, so here's a quick round-up for you.
Tuesday 28 September 2010, 11:10
A new collection of photographic portraits of successful gay and lesbian professionals working in the film industry are to be exhibited during the Iris Prize Festival in Cardiff next month.
Images by acclaimed photographer Donald MacLellan, including new portraits of Sir Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry and...
Monday 20 September 2010, 11:50
Beautiful Boy is the début feature film from director Shawn Ku. It tells the story of the devastating aftermath of an...
Tuesday 14 September 2010, 16:40
Actor and director Nick Moran, of Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels fame, follows his directorial début Telstar with this powerful story of a young boy who rose...
Tuesday 7 September 2010, 09:26
The director behind a film telling the story of Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir's rise to fame has said that shooting on the film could begin this year.
Friday 3 September 2010, 13:40
The Iris Prize Festival will take place in Cardiff from 6-9 October, and film-makers from the UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Brazil, Israel, Singapore...
Friday 6 August 2010, 12:49
Calling all young budding film-makers... Children aged between five and 13 will be able to take part in free movie-making workshops in Swansea's Castle Square this month as the Tate Movie Project rolls into the city on 17 August.
Youngsters will be able to get a special insight into film-making in...
Friday 6 August 2010, 10:20
British director Christopher Nolan, who has directed Hollywood blockbusters including Inception and The Dark Knight, will also be honoured at the ceremony for artistic...
Thursday 5 August 2010, 16:40
On this evening's Arts Show, Nicola Heywood Thomas interviews the Oscar-winning American director of the 1970 documentary Woodstock.
Michael Wadleigh now lives in west Wales and will talk about the extraordinary story of making the documentary that chronicled the Woodstock Festival.
His crew included...
Wednesday 4 August 2010, 12:00
Acid Real, a new film by the former frontman of one of Wales' 1970s punk bands, premières at the Cardiff Arts Institute next week.
John Evans was the lead singer with south Wales punk group The Tax Exiles, and has also recorded as a solo artist. He is now a writer and film-maker.
The Acid Real was...
Tuesday 3 August 2010, 16:30
Rhodri Miles in character as Richard Burton (images © Kirsten McTernan)
Burton is a one-man show, written by Gwynne Edwards and directed by Hugh Thomas...
Monday 2 August 2010, 17:00
A script written by Screen Academy Wales students, on tackling the isolation of deafness, is to be made into a film starring Wrexham-born deaf actor David Bower, most recognisable for his role in British hit film Four Weddings And A Funeral.
Little Voices, written by Chris McFall and to be produced...
Tuesday 27 July 2010, 15:30
The director of a new zombie movie being filmed on Anglesey has issued a call for extras to spend a day 'acting like wild animals'.
Zombies From Ireland is a low budget horror film - and is the brainchild of musician and director Ryan Kift, and co-writer Sian Davies.
Filming Zombies From Ireland...
Tuesday 27 July 2010, 13:05
An exhibition featuring some of the best contemporary art in Wales has gone on display at the St Dogmaels Gallery summer show.
The summer exhibition at the gallery in Cardigan showcases painting, photography, sculpture and film, and features work by artists such as Dan Backhouse, Elizabeth Haines, Caroline...
Friday 23 July 2010, 12:55
A new film about the life and career of legendary Welsh boxer Howard Winstone is set to have its world première in Cardiff as part of a three-day boxing festival.
Risen is directed by and written by Neil Jones. He co-wrote the film with Stuart Brennan, who stars as boxer Winstone in the film.
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