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    – Nick Foxall   I recently shot footage for a new American Airlines in-flight and social media video that introduces travellers to Hong Kong. Avoiding the usual tourist clichés, the video takes an offbeat look at the latest hotspots around town, hosted and narrated by some of Hong Kong’s best-known lifestyle and fashion trendsetters. Produced […]

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    – Nick Foxall Back in November 2015, I was asked to shoot footage for Oscar-nominated producer and director, Charlie Siskel. Charlie’s 2013 documentary Finding Vivian Mayer was nominated for the 2015 Academy Award (Best Documentary – Feature), and the 2015 BAFTA (Best Documentary). Charlie’s new documentary feature, American Anarchist is a profile of William Powell, […]

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    – Nicky Cheung How does an actor get an acting job in Hong Kong? First of all, you’ll need a comp card, which is your business card. It is a 148 mm x 210 mm card that typically includes one headshot and four other active shots, showing the range of your personality and casting type. […]

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    Another IAFT-Cebu alumnus rocked again! GLOBAL SHORTS Title: The Paper Plane Man Runtime: 13 min Country: Philippines Director: Gabriel Foulc Placement: Honorable Mention DIRECTOR Q&A OR: What was the inspiration for your film? GF: A paper plane, something temporary, simple, and enjoyable, make it fly and would never know where it will land. People could be paper planes, such as […]

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    Halloween has not yet arrived but the staff, mentors, and students of IAFT-Cebu were all prepped up for their Halloween party that happened last Tuesday, 25th October. Called “Chills & Thrills @ IAFT-Cebu 2016”, everyone in the film academy dressed up in their spookiest (not to mention bloodiest) costumes. Check out some of the creative […]

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    Last October 5 & 6, 2016, attendees at IAFT-Cebu’s Acting Performance Night got the chance to watch the Acting students perform on stage. Alex Murphy, who spearheads the acting student, presented the “Acting Performance Night”  held at the IAFT-Cebu Acting Studio. The audience had a fun-filled night together with the students’ friends and family members. After […]

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    by Michael Chasin   Isaac Florentine has successfully paired his passions for the martial arts—and film—having become a legendary director of martial arts/action films. Mr. Florentine has worked with a diverse group of actors including Christian Slater, Donald Sutherland, Dolph Lundgrend, Jean-Claude Van Damme , James Brolin, Antonino Sabato Jr., Amy Smart and Scott Adkins, […]

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    by Michael Chasin Hail, Caesar! is about very big ideas—set up to collide with each other. Caesar, emperor and enslaver—and the collectivism of communism. 1950’s Hollywood, manufacturer of fakery—and propriety and religion. Hail, Caesar! is nominally about Studio Chief Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) who finds that Baird Whitlock (George Clooney), the star of his big-budget […]

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    by Michael Chasin “More than ninety percent of directing a picture is the right casting.” – Martin Scorsese. Casting Director Lori S. Wyman’s vast and impressive credits include TV’s Miami Vice, The Glades, and Burn Notice – the films Dolphin Tale, Striptease, and Hoot, Florida casting for Ali, Up in the Air, Speed 2, and […]

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    When I was asked to write about my highlights of learning filmmaking at The International Academy of Film & Television (IAFT), a good number of experiences came to mind: Learning how to set up lights, collaborating with my classmates to direct my first short film and the arduous task of completing a sports drama. However, […]

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