filming in venezuela

As Venezuelan authorities ramp up restrictions on the country’s media, the walls are closing in on journalists and film makers. Last month US President, Donald Trump, used his address to UN delegates to attack Venezuela’s socialist government. Venezuela’s President, Nicholas Maduro has come under increasing pressure from governments and NGOs across the globe to deal […]

Proposed border walls, a war on drugs and illegal immigration; Mexico has barely been out of international headlines this year. As international media outlets clamour for a piece of the action, fixers and journalists in the country are busier than ever. We have all seen stories of gun violence, desperate migrants and family separations play […]

homosexuality in kenya

Screening of a film portraying a homosexual romance in Kenya is adding pressure for changes to the country’s restrictive legislation. Will Kenya follow India and repeal its anti-homosexuality laws? And what will this mean for film making in the country? “Give thanks to freedom of expression!!!! WE DID IT!” Tweeted Kenyan film director Wanuri Kahiu. […]

women behind the camera

The media industry is still failing to address lack of female representation behind the camera 2018 is widely celebrated as a year of unprecedented progress for female professionals in the media industry. Production houses pledge their support for gender equality left right and centre, and #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have dominated headlines- and rightly so! Yet, […]