By Laman Ismayilova "Sholler's Archive", a film by Azerbaijani film director Jalaladdin Gasimov, has entered the competition program of the Green Mountain Christian Film Festival to be held in the U.S. on October 18-19. The film is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the resettlement of German colonists in Azerbaijan and was screened on the special order of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. "Sholler's Archive", based on real events, tells the story of a German colonist Sholler and his family, who migrated to Azerbaijan in the 1840s due to the difficult socio-economic situation in the German lands after Napoleonic Wars. The film director got all the information about the Shollers from his father. The shooting of the film took place in Ganja, Goygol, Tovuz and Baku. The cast includes Ajdar Zeynalov, Shirzad Pirallahi, Ramiz Valiyev and others. Earlier, "Sholler's Archive" was awarded the prizes at Noord-Holland European Cinematography Awards. The film won in the nominations "Best … [Read more...] about National film joins film festival in U.S.
Best feature film national award
By Laman Ismayilova "The Steppe Man", a film by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, has passed the competition program of Dumbo Film Festival. The festival received 354 applications from 36 countries. "The Steppe Man" film was produced in 2012 at the Azerbaijanfilm studio by an order of the Culture and Tourism Ministry. The film has been screened at 37 international film festivals. It was named "Best feature film" seven times. The film also won in such nominations as "Best Director", "Best Screenplay", "Best Female Actor", "Creative Search". “The Steppe Man” film received a number of special diplomas and prizes, including the national prize "Humay". The film was selected as the Azerbaijani entry for the “Best Foreign Language Film” at the 86th Academy Awards. The scriptwriter of the film is Vidadi Gasanov, the director of photography is Rafig Guliyev, art directors are Rafig Nasirov and Ibrahim Halil Aminov, the composer is Rauf Aliyev, and … [Read more...] about National film included in Dumbo Film Festival
Idris Elba, Michael Caine, and Rupert Everett were among the stars to take home major gongs at this year’s National Film Awards UK. The fifth annual ceremony, which celebrates the work of both established and independent film makers, saw Elba take home the coveted Best Director trophy for his work on crime drama Yardie. The flick also bagged its own award for Best Drama at the showcase, proving a successful night for the Luther star. Meanwhile veteran actor Caine was awarded the Global Contribution to Motion Picture award for a career spanning over 70 years in film. Marvel blockbuster Black Panther, which recently became the first Marvel film to bag an Oscar, won the Best International Film award. The Happy Prince star Everett secured the Best Actor prize at the ceremony for his role in the historical drama. Scottish actress Sophie Kennedy Clarke took home the Best Actress award for her part in 2018 drama Obey, which follows the story of a 19-year-old in a time of … [Read more...] about Idris Elba and Michael Caine win BIG at National Film Awards UK 2019
The National Film Awards will once again celebrate the best in motion picture. With film fans deciding who wins the accolades, the event will celebrate its fifth anniversary by handing out another round of gongs. Here's all you need to know about the bash... What is the National Film Awards UK? The National Film Awards UK is an annual awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of established and independent filmmakers, actors, actresses, casting directors, production companies and crew who make up the motion picture industry. All nominations and voting for the NFA are submitted and voted for by movie fans, with over 1.9 million casting their votes across 25 categories. The NFA is produced by the National Film Academy who also produces the National Film & TV Awards in the USA. When are the National Film Awards 2019? Voting for the National Film Awards starts on March 20, 2019. The winners will be announced at the 5th annual awards ceremony held at London's Porchester Hall. The … [Read more...] about When are the National Film Awards 2019 and who is leading the nominations?
By Laman Ismayilova The Steppe Man (Cholchu), a film by Shamil Aliyev, was awarded at Crown Wood International Film Festival 2019. The film by Shamil Aliyev won prizes in the nominations "Best Feature Film" and "Best Director", Trend Life reported. Thus, the creative team of the film got the right to participate in the CWIFF gala evening, which will be held in October in the city of Kolkata, India. The Steppe Man was produced in 2012 at the Azerbaijanfilm studio by order of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The film has been screened at 37 international film festivals. It was named "Best feature film" seven times. The film also won in such nominations as "Best Director", "Best Screenplay", "Best Female Actor", "Creative Search". The Steppe Man film received a number of special diplomas and prizes, including the national prize "Humay". The Steppe Man was selected as the Azerbaijani entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards. … [Read more...] about Steppe Man film wins two prizes in India [PHOTO]