March 11, 2013

PR and social media

Lloyd Ludgrove talked to Reda Al-Fardan, translator of the film Bahrain the forbidden country. He discussed the culture of punishment and protest that he says he […]
March 11, 2013

Amazing experience with “Putin’s Kiss”

“Putin’s Kiss” has an amazing point of view at the political situation and the people in Russia. The director Lise Birk Pedersen (the link goes to […]
March 11, 2013

Sofia’s Last Ambulance and Amazing Azerbaijan

A Bulgarian film is part of the festival and I  was really excited to get to interview one of the makers of the film – Tom […]
March 12, 2013

Leading under the threat of cuts

Threatened with losing a quarter of public funding, OneWorld’s festival director discusses  her strategies for survival, emphasising the importance of continual evaluation and engaging with businesses which […]
March 12, 2013

Cross-media, across borders

Director/Producer Alison Klayman talked to us about finding and meeting Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. She discussed the use of social media in communicating internationally and the […]
March 12, 2013

Zooming in an emerging economy

Motherland or Death, a film about Cuba by Russian director Vitaly Mansky uses dilapidated cities as the backdrop to personal stories. He told us what led him […]
March 12, 2013

Indonesia on film

  Two films about Indonesia have won prizes in the One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival- The Act of Killing (Winner: Best Film) and Where Heaven Meets Hell (Václav […]
March 12, 2013

Knowing through human stories

“The best way to get close to a country is through human stories,” says film-maker Tinatin Gurchiani. The machine which makes everything disappear, allows us to […]
March 18, 2013

Contented talks to UK Trade & Investment about the Ontente Productions

Responsible corporate enterprises are always interested in new suppliers who can boost their reputation and performance. Across Europe and beyond, businesses also look to Britain for […]
March 25, 2013

Jan Svěrák’s ‘Kooky’ has it’s UK premiere

The UK premiere of double Oscar-winner Jan Svěrák’s Kooky (Kuki se vraci 2010) is presented in London tomorrow (Sunday 14 April). Promoted by the Czech Centre […]
March 26, 2013

Exporting Creativity: Ontente Delegates in Prague

Delegates on the UK’s international employability and enterprise programme – Ontente – have made their mark on the European scene, using digital media to explore commercial […]
March 28, 2013

Working with the BBC

When the world’s top programme makers assembled at the BBC in London, Contented was there to hear what’s on Auntie’s shopping list. As in all businesses, the audience […]