Red Road Contender For Cannes Camera D’Or – DEREK MALCOLM

 

Red Road bombshell bursts in CannesLondon Evening Standard film critic Derek Malcolm says "A small bomb exploded at Cannes over the weekend. It was made in Glasgow and hurt no one." But it did apparently impress a number of film critics. He says Andrea Arnold's feature debut Red Road could be a "serious candidate for the Festival's Camera D'Or for best first film." Red Road, he said, "compared very favourably with many of the films by directors with international reputations."

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Red Road Gets Cannes Red Carpet Treatment

 

Cannes lays on the red carpet for Red RoadThe Scottish movie that was a surprise late entry to the official selection for Cannes is looking likely to be elevated to the feted by the festival this year. Red Road, the feature film debut of Oscar-winning short film maker Andrea Arnold, had its world premiere at the glamorous resort on Saturday night. Actors Kate Dickie, Tony Curran, Martin Compston and Natalie Press all ascended the red-carpeted steps to the Palais for the packed screening.

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Kodak Supports Emerging Filmmakers at Cannes

 

Kodak logoKodak is supporting emerging talent by hosting a week-long program designed to provide creative and business opportunities for the next generation of filmmakers. The Kodak Emerging Filmmaker Program is highlighted by the Ninth Annual Emerging Filmmaker Showcase comprised of films from award-winning new talent.

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Doctor Who & Dickens' Bleak House Sweep Baftas

 

Doctor Who leading lady Billie PiperBBC drama productions Doctor Who and Dickens' Bleak House triumphed at the British Academy Television Awards. They each won two awards at the Baftas ceremony, including best drama series for Doctor Who, and best drama serial. The often controversial writer/director Ken Loach received a Bafta Academy Fellowship, describing the award as “overwhelming.”


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