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Azerbaijani film on its way to Oscars
on October 2, 2012 at 12:07 pm / in Industries & Festivals

Azerbaijani film on its way to Oscars

Azerbaijni film “Buta” has been included in the list of films that would be submitted to the next Oscars Academy Awards.

Azerbaijani B-movie: Fighting female singer, mad scientist and zombies – PHOTOS
on September 13, 2012 at 1:37 am / in Articles & Notes, Photos

Azerbaijani B-movie: Fighting female singer, mad scientist and zombies – PHOTOS

It seems like Azerbaijan has made a b-movie of its own, with zombies, a mad scientist and a leading martial arts female…

Films of two Azerbaijani directors to be shown at festivals in Ukraine, Uzbekistan
on September 7, 2012 at 11:51 pm / in Industries & Festivals

Films of two Azerbaijani directors to be shown at festivals in Ukraine, Uzbekistan

Azerbaijani films “Lighthouse” and “It Flies” will be shown at two movie festivals, one in Ukraine, and the other in Uzbekistan.

3-episode action thriller shot in Azerbaijan
on September 4, 2012 at 9:15 am / in Articles & Notes

3-episode action thriller shot in Azerbaijan

A 3-episode action thriller shot in Azerbaijan, telling the story of a war-vet getting back into action to save his daughter.

Azerbaijan wraps up film on great Italian screenwriter Tonino Guerra
on August 2, 2012 at 12:56 am / in Articles & Notes

Azerbaijan wraps up film on great Italian screenwriter Tonino Guerra

Azerbaijan to show documentary devoted to great Italian writer Tonino Guerra, about his memories of Baku.

Azerbaijani film “Camp of Nomads” at 2012 World Mountain Documentary Festival
on August 1, 2012 at 9:02 pm / in Industries & Festivals

Azerbaijani film “Camp of Nomads” at 2012 World Mountain Documentary Festival

The “Koc” (aka Camp of Nomads) by Azerbaijani director Rodion Ismaylov is among other films taking part in the 2012 World Mountain Documentary Festival of Qinghai China.

New feature film about Azerbaijan’s national leader Heydar Aliyev in production
on July 27, 2012 at 12:07 pm / in Articles & Notes

New feature film about Azerbaijan’s national leader Heydar Aliyev in production

New feature film about Azerbaijan’s national leader Heydar Aliyev is being shot in the capital.

Azerbaijan to present country’s first 3D cartoon soon (video)
on June 28, 2012 at 2:49 pm / in Articles & Notes, Video

Azerbaijan to present country’s first 3D cartoon soon (video)

First ever Azerbaijani 3D cartoon soon will be shown to general public. Until then, enjoy the teaser trailer inside.

Azeri director from Germany receives Student Academy Awards medal
on June 13, 2012 at 5:31 am / in Articles & Notes

Azeri director from Germany receives Student Academy Awards medal

Azerbaijani film received a bronze medal at the 39th Annual Student Academy Awards in the “foreign student film category”.

Monica Bellucci can appear in “Baku, I love you” series
on February 21, 2012 at 1:36 pm / in Articles & Notes

Monica Bellucci can appear in “Baku, I love you” series

Yes, Monica Bellucci might take part in the production of “Baku, I love you” series that will be shot in Baku. As of now, the producers are in talks with […]

“Baku, I love you” – a project of 10 films…
on February 10, 2012 at 12:35 pm / in Articles & Notes

“Baku, I love you” – a project of 10 films…

Russian director Egor Konchalovsky has decided to prepare a 10-film project, titled “Baku, I love you”. Last week Konchalovsky visited Baku (capital of Azerbaijan) to discuss the project. Egor Konchalovsky […]

Azerbaijan: “comissioned films” strangle free spirit of independents
on February 2, 2012 at 8:31 am / in Articles & Notes

Azerbaijan: “comissioned films” strangle free spirit of independents

Couple of days ago, I stumbled upon a few film related news on Azerbaijan, that made me feel sorry once again for country’s “success” in the film business. It seems […]

Film about Azerbaijani youth presented to public
on January 16, 2012 at 2:09 pm / in Articles & Notes

Film about Azerbaijani youth presented to public

Film “Azerbaijan in 2011 – age 20, 11 youth”, devoted to 20th anniversary of the restoration of state independence of Azerbaijan has been presented to the wide public. According to […]

Azerbaijani cinema in 2012: what to expect?
on January 16, 2012 at 7:47 am / in Articles & Notes

Azerbaijani cinema in 2012: what to expect?

Azerbaijan plans to complete production of over 10 documentary, feature and cartoon films in 2012, according to Yusif Sheikhov, Cinematorgraphy department official of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of […]

Over 30 Azerbaijani films to be restored
on January 16, 2012 at 6:24 am / in Articles & Notes

Over 30 Azerbaijani films to be restored

For the past couple of years, Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture and Tourism and National Film Fund of Azerbaijan have been very active in restoring old films, that viewers can watch […]

Christopher Hampton to adapt “Ali & Nino”
on January 12, 2012 at 11:18 am / in Articles & Notes

Christopher Hampton to adapt “Ali & Nino”

Kris Thykier’s “PeaPie Films” has acquired the feature film rights to Kurban Said’s novel “Ali & Nino” (published by Overlook Press). Christopher Hampton (Atonement, A Dangerous Method) will adapt the […]

Azerbaijani film producer invited to Berlin Film Festival
on January 8, 2012 at 1:23 pm / in Industries & Festivals

Azerbaijani film producer invited to Berlin Film Festival

Azerbaijani producer Tahir Aliyev, who’s currently working and living in Finland, received an invitation to the 62nd Berlin Film Festival. Aliyev will get a chance to show his film “Woman […]

Azerbaijan: New look of “Nizami” cinema and first ever 3D film – PHOTOS
on January 4, 2012 at 12:51 pm / in Articles & Notes, Photos

Azerbaijan: New look of “Nizami” cinema and first ever 3D film – PHOTOS

New look of “Nizami” cinema in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan eyes “big success” in TV-series production…yeah right
on December 27, 2011 at 10:04 am / in Articles & Notes

Azerbaijan eyes “big success” in TV-series production…yeah right

I’ve never, as long as I can remember, been a fan of Azerbaijani television, for a number of reasons. I am not going to reveal them here, but possibly you’d […]

Courses for film producers to open in Azerbaijan
on December 23, 2011 at 4:19 am / in Industries & Festivals

Courses for film producers to open in Azerbaijan

For the first time in Azerbaijan, with the help from of the Center for young filmmakers “Cinema” at the Baku Institute of films, special producer courses will function in Baku, […]

 

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