IFFAM Goodridge gunning for film festival hat trick

  Two-time film festival director Mike Goodridge says he hopes to return next year as the lead visionary behind the city’s growing International Film Festival and Awards Macao (IFFAM).

IFFAM 2018 | Clean Up awarded Best Film

Clean Up” has been awarded Best Film at the 3rd International Film Festival & Awards (IFFAM), as announced last Friday at the Macao Cultural Center.

Jury President Chen Kaige presented with ‘Spirit of Cinema’

The new competition section “New Chinese Cinema” pitted six films against each other, namely “Dear Ex”, “Baby”, “Xiao Mei”, “Up the Mountain”, “Fly by Night” and “The

NETPAC Award went to Suburban Birds

Presented by Mimi Plauché, Sunny Joseph and Marco Martins, jury members from the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC), the NETPAC Award went to

Shadow, the master’s Three Kingdoms saga

  * Movie: The Mule * Book: Broken Ground by Val McDermid * Music: The Prophet Speaks by Van Morrison * Wine: The Nomenclatural

Zhang Yimou’s ‘Shadow’ is breathtakingly beautiful saga

Black ink drips from the tip of a brush and daggers into clear water, spiraling out like smoke; a Chinese zither sounds a ferocious, twanging note that

IFFAM | ‘Empire Hotel’ director sees ‘promising future’ for locally-produced films

Ivo Ferreira, Portuguese director of the locally-inspired film “Empire Hotel,” has detailed that the movie has been his reality since his arrival in the SAR in

IFFAM – Mary Queen of Scots | A tale of intrigue and sisterhood

In “Mary Queen of Scots” two 16th-century queens compete for influence as an English succession crisis begins to unfold. A tale of political intrigue, the cousin-queens

Jury calls on IFFAM to act as platform for emerging directors

The main jury of the third International Film Festival and Awards Macao (IFFAM) commended the event for featuring films directed by young directors, thus calling on

Yoon says languages needed for ‘next level’ career

Lim Yoon A, also known as Yoona, is one of the most recognizable names in Asian entertainment and one of the talent ambassadors for this year’s International Film

Q&A | Nicolas Cage: Chinese cinema is musical, operatic… and violent

Prolific actor, director and producer Nicolas Cage was asked this year to become a talent ambassador for the International Film Festival and Awards – Macau and

RED CARPET: A PARADE OF INTERNATIONAL AND ASIAN FILM STARS

Monday, December 10, 2018 – edition no. 3188

* Japan | Divisive bill allowing more foreign workers approved * Fifteen int’l choirs join lively festival * Detention of Huawei top exec ‘vile in nature’ * Paris cleans up after latest riot   DOWNLOAD

Special Presentation shows Macau’s own ‘Empire Hotel’

The Special Presentation segment of IFFAM will screen seven films selected by Mike Goodridge, the festival’s Artistic Director, and Jury President Chen Kaige, the famed Chinese director.

Flying Daggers: Six talked about films of the year

Flying Daggers section brings us a collection of six exciting and daring movies produced this year, which won accolades worldwide and are being premiered at the Macau Tower and

Thursday, December 6, 2018 – edition no. 3186

* Benfica Macau barred from AFC Cup again * Portugal to join belt and road initiative * Tender for fourth bridge launched * ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ not clicking in China   DOWNLOAD PDF   * Ambassador Cage:

New Chinese Cinema | SIX FILMS IN COMPETITION

Screen International is partnering with IFFAM to showcase the uniqueness that is Chinese cinema and introduce to the world the best contemporary Chinese-speaking directors. There is a total

RETROSPECTIVE

Both the 2016 and 2017 editions of IFFAM have been lauded for shining a light on Asian cinema and for its recognition of new directors and producers.

The geography of crafty filmmaking in THE COMPETITION – II

Eleven feature films of a variety of topics and origins are in competition for the top IFFAM Award 2018. They will be shown in Macau venues – from

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 – edition no. 3184

* Alexis Tam announces schools selected for Canidrome land * Need for quality over quantity * Hainan wants to attract skilled workers from SARS * Low drama on trip, signs of acceptance   DOWNLOAD PDF         III

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