COVID-19 and the Film industry: ‘Shakespeare in Quarantine’ or the End of the road?
3rd Sep 2020. Contributor: Jean Sat
Did you know that Shakespeare wrote King Lear very likely while isolating or in quarantine during the 17th century plagues? Given the fact that the play was first staged in front of King James I on Boxing day, 1606 – very likely, that must have been the case! Read more….
Why Hollywood is not enough?
17th July 2020. Contributor: Jean Sat
There is no doubt that Hollywood dominates the global film industry. Also, it is now common knowledge that Hollywood is not as representational of genders, races and cultures in its films or production teams as it should ideally be. As global viewers widen their preference for films made across the world, are we ready for a creative disruption in filmmaking? Read more…
If people stand up for what is right, change is possible!
23rd Oct 2020. Contributor: Jean Sat
The Big Syn International Film Festival celebrates meaningful stories which have a lasting impression on the audience. Films with worthwhile messages have the power to inform and influence people and can lead to positive changes in the world, whether they be social, economic or political. Read more
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