Profile: John Michael McDonagh

The Moët British Independent Film Awards announced this year’s nominees last Monday and John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary received a total of four nominations. With McDonagh himself up for two awards in the Best Director and Best Screenplay categories, we thought we’d...
6 Things Filmmakers Should Stop Doing

6 Things Filmmakers Should Stop Doing

I took an unheard-of 3 weeks off for a North American tour in November, and following the British Independent Film Awards on December 8th cut back my hours to about 30 per week from 85. And since the 20th of December the office has been closed. Strange what these days...

BIFA 2013: The Raindance Award Nominees

Raindance founded BIFA in 1998 to honour and highlight the fresh, bold and new talent in Britain. This year at the 21st Raindance Film Festival we had a plethora of amazing independent films from all around the world. These are the 5 fantastic British indies that...