Interview: Hugo Le Gourrierec (Director of ‘Pipo and Blind Love’)

Interview by Niamh Brook Could you give us a little introduction to yourself?  My name is Hugo Le Gourrierec. I’m 30 years old and I’m from Chambéry in the French Alps where I grew up for 20 years before studying cinema. I’ve been an assistant director for 8 years now and I’ve been lucky enough […]

And the #NFF2021 winners are…

11th Norwich Film Festival (Norwich, UK), BAFTA and BIFA qualifying event, honoured its six prestigious awards tonight with ‘Enjoy’ taking the Best British Film award and The Exit Plan winning the Best International Film Award. Out of nearly 1,300 international submissions, short films Enjoy, The Exit Plan, Absolution, Clown, Night of the Living Dread and […]

Capturing Bowie’s Cultural Legacy in Todd Haynes’ Velvet Goldmine

The following is an extract from Film East’s upcoming Screen Dreams zine which explores the many ways music can manifest on screen and how it impacts our viewing experience. The zine is launching as a free download shortly before our Glam-Rock Double-Bill screening at NFF2021 on 13th November, featuring Rocketman (2019) and Velvet Goldmine (1998). You […]