Bald Monkeys 48 Hour Project Success

Anything Melbourne can do, Glasgow can do better. Following my recent review of The Ballad of Des and Mo, a feature film made in just 72 hours, I heard about a project for film-makers in Glasgow which challenged them to conceive and make a short film in just 48 hours for showing at the Glasgow Film Theatre. The project was a great success with more than 40 entries which were met with great acclaim by audience members including industry professionals scouting for new talent. A number of films garnered project awards including the prize for Best Special Effects which was won by Tu Regalo (Your Gift). Tu Regalo was created by Bald Monkeys, led by David Brodie….

Top Ten: Raindance Films

This entry is part 30 of 30 in the series Raindance 2011

My series on the 19th Raindance Film Festival has now come to an end. In the past couple of weeks I’ve brought you 23 movie reviews and 3 interviews, over on Twitter I’ve had some great discussions with directors and fellow movie-goers….

The Ballad of Des and Mo

This entry is part 21 of 30 in the series Raindance 2011

One of the great things about attending Raindance this year has been the opportunity to interact with a number of film-makers. Interviews and Q&A sessions with directors offer new perspectives on the films and help to create a deeper understanding of the effort that went into making the movies…