Folklore

Cannes Annecy Animation Showcase Touts Ukrainian Industry Resilience

Ukrainian producers Anna Eliseeva, Egor Olesov, and Iryna Kostyuk – who had just left the car after driving the two-day drive between Kyiv and Cannes — kicked off…

‘Congrats. So What’s Next?’: Short-Film Directors Look to Make the Feature-Length Leap at Cannes’ Focus COPRO’

For the latest edition of Focus COPRO’, a program launched in 2018 by Cannes’ Short Film Corner to give a boost to first-time feature directors, the organizing team…

Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest, U.K. Places Second

Ukraine won the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Italy on Saturday night. The country was represented by hip-hop act Kalush Orchestra with the song “Stefania,” a tribute to…

Taylor Swift to Talk ‘All too Well’ Filmmaking Process at Tribeca Festival Screening

Taylor Swift is bringing her short film “All Too Well” to the 2022 Tribeca Festival. Swift will make a rare appearance to host a special screening of “All…

LevelK Boards Finnish Horror Film ‘The Knocking’ (EXCLUSIVE)

LevelK, the international sales and aggregation outfit, has boarded Finnish horror film “The Knocking,” the feature debut of Max Seeck and Joonas Pajunen. “The Knocking” revolves around three…

Is ‘The Northman’ a Failed Art Film, or Is It Robert Eggers’ Stolidly Successful Blockbuster Audition? (Column)

“The Northman,” a violent epic of Viking revenge, is not a good movie. It’s like “Gladiator” without the Colosseum and with a stubbornly uninteresting hulk avenger hero. (It…