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Casting Call For Portuguese Bermudian Film

Casting Call For Portuguese Bermudian Film

Bermudian filmmakers Kara Smith and Karli Powell are turning to their home to make a new short film -’Carlos and Pacheco’ set in Bermuda’s Portuguese community. Ms Smith was the 2012 grand prize winner of the Hollywood Screenplay Contest and shortlisted for an Emmy award; and their most recent short film “Life Anonymous”... Read more of this article

Victory Film Claims Another Film Festival Award

Victory Film Claims Another Film Festival Award

TenTen Publications and Afflare Films have revealed that their award winning film has chalked up another film festival win. The World War II-based Bermuda documentary, ‘In The Hour of Victory’ was the winner of the best ‘Directing in a Documentary’ category at the just-completed Southampton (UK) International Film Festival.More than 400 films,... Read more of this article

Victory Film Nominated For Two Further Awards

Victory Film Nominated For Two Further Awards

Afflare Films and TenTen Publications announced that Lucinda Spurling’s film, ‘In the Hour of Victory’ has been nominated for two further awards at the upcoming Southampton International Film Festival to be held in Southampton, UK between October 3rd and 6th 2013. The film will make its UK premiere screening at the festival and has been nominated... Read more of this article

Victory Deal With California Film Company

Victory Deal With California Film Company

An agreement has been signed which will potentially take the Bermuda documentary, ‘In The Hour of Victory’ to the more lucrative North American and International markets. Executive Producer of the film, Jonathan Smith, was in Beverly Hills, California last Friday to sign an agreement with Ostrow and Company. Ostrow and Company specializes in finding... Read more of this article

How Bermuda Encounter Led To Academy Award

How Bermuda Encounter Led To Academy Award

Shot on location in Bermuda in 1914, the silent movie “The Mystery of the Poison Pool” would be entirely forgotten today if the routine adventure thriller hadn’t provided an unlikely introduction between two men who went on to become pre-eminent cinematographers in the American motion picture industry . Now considered a lost film like... Read more of this article

Roaring ’20s Romance Was Filmed In Bermuda

Roaring ’20s Romance Was Filmed In Bermuda

Hollywood director Herbert Brenon reshaped parts of Bermuda’s coastline with dynamite and teams of labourers to conform with the screenplay’s specifications during the production of the 1914 silent movie blockbuster “Neptune’s Daughter.” When he returned to the island for a second film shoot more than  a decade later,... Read more of this article

Solving Problem Of Camera-Shy Bermudians

Solving Problem Of Camera-Shy Bermudians

Bermudians proved to be remarkably camera-shy when Hollywood came calling in 1916, with pioneering silent film director Sidney Olcott having to resort to recruiting visitors staying at the island’s hotels as bit part players in his production “The Innocent Lie.” Famous Players-Lasky — precursor to today’s Paramount Pictures... Read more of this article

Free Screening Of “In The Hour Of Victory”

Free Screening Of “In The Hour Of Victory”

Afflare Films and TenTen Publications in conjunction with the Division of Liberal Arts of the Bermuda College are announced a free public screening of the award-winning film, ‘In the Hour of Victory.’ The film will be shown at 7:00pm on Tuesday [May 21] at Room G301 North Hall at the Bermuda College. The film won the top Platinum Remi Award in the... Read more of this article

Movie Siren Who Was Castaway In Bermuda

Movie Siren Who Was Castaway In Bermuda

She remains best remembered for being Truly Scrumptious in name and appearance in the children’s classic “Chitty-Chitty Bang-Bang” [1968] — but almost a decade earlier Sally Ann Howes’ comic turn as an English aristocrat who is stripped of her pretensions [and most of her heavy Edwardian couture] in Bermuda endeared her to an older... Read more of this article

Bermuda Documentary Wins Top Festival Award

Bermuda Documentary Wins Top Festival Award

Bermudian made documentary “In the Hour of Victory” has won the top award in the “Feature Documentaries” category at WorldFest Houston International Film Festival, the oldest independent film festival in the world. The film, co-directed by local documentarians Lucinda Spurling and Andrew Kirkpatrick of Afflare Films and based... Read more of this article

Video: Jonathan Winters’ “Passage To Bermuda”

Video: Jonathan Winters’ “Passage To Bermuda”

Antic funnyman Jonathan Winters — whose inspired flights of comedic fancy were once famously recruited in the service of Bermuda’s sedate tourism industry — died on Thursday [Apr. 11] at his home in California. He was 87. In 1963 Mr. Winters [pictured] was deliberately cast very much against type when he hosted and narrated “Passage... Read more of this article

Bermudian Film Shortlisted For WorldFest Award

Bermudian Film Shortlisted For WorldFest Award

Bermudian made documentary ‘In the Hour of Victory’ has been selected to screen at the prestigious 46th Annual WorldFest Houston International Film Festival in Texas later this month, and has also been selected as a finalist for one of their top awards. The film, which is based on the book of the same title by Jonathan Smith, tells the story of... Read more of this article

BIFF To Showcase Bermuda Filmmakers

BIFF To Showcase Bermuda Filmmakers

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] today [Apr.4] announced that it will be hosting a festival-within-a-festival during this year’s annual event to highlight the work of local filmmakers. The special “Bermovies” event will take place on Saturday, April 13, and comprises eight film with a Bermuda connection as part of the BIFF 2013... Read more of this article