Nisimazine

Interview with Louis Hofmann (Germany): “I love how German Cinema has evolved in the last couple of years; how it has lost the fear of doing something wrong”

Louis Hofmann (©Ralf Uhler for EFP)     By the age of nineteen, German actor Louis Hofmann has already received several awards, among which, the Bavarian Film Prize as Best Newcomer Actor for his performance in Marc Brummund’s “Sanctuary.” The

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Interview with Elina Vaska (Latvia): “I feel like I’m the best version of Elina when I’m on set or on stage”

Elina Vaska (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) Elina Vaska was studying Theory of Audiovisual Art and Theater at the Latvian Academy of Culture when director Renars Vimba held an audition for the leading role of his debut film “Mellow Mud.” With

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Interview with Hannah Hoekstra (The Netherlands): “I think that everybody needs to be a feminist”

  Hannah Hoekstra (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) A graduate of the Amsterdam Theatre School, Hannah Hoekstra received a Best Actress Award at the Dutch Film Festival 2012 for her lead role in Sacha Polak’s “Hemel”. She was cast in Bobby

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Interview with Tudor Aaron Istodor (Romania): “I want to work all over the world”

Tudor Aaron Istodor (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) Tudor Aaron Istodor worked with such Romanian directors as Lucian Pintilie, Paul Negoescu and Radu Muntean before graduating from the National University of Drama and Cinematography (UNATC) in 2009. He has since appeared

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Interview with Alessandro Borghi (Italy): “If you want to work in Cinema, you have to love it, not practice it”

Alessandro Borghi (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) After appearing in several TV series, Alessandro Borghi attracted the audience’s attention in 2015 with his lead role in Claudio Caligari’s “Don’t Be Bad,” which earned him the Nuovolmaie Talent Award as Best Newcomer

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Interview with Esben Smed (Denmark): “I don’t like being photographed and standing in awkward positions”

Esben Smed (©Ralf Uhler for EFP) A graduate of the Danish National School of Performing Arts in 2013, Esben Smed started off his career with Danish auteur Nils Malmros, playing roles in “Aching Hearts” and “Sorrow and Joy.” Soon after,

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Nisimazine – Shooting Stars

Very soon our Nisimazine alumni will meet in Berlinale – Shooting Stars. Shooting Stars is a unique pan-European initiative which puts a spotlight on Europe’s best young actors. It helps to put emerging new acting talent at the forefront for

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PÖFF – Tallinn Black Nights Daily 7

The 1st Post-Competition Daily! The 20th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival has just ended but Nisimazine’s reports continue to cover the most important Baltic film festival. Our critics watched two of the Main Competition winners (A Quiet Heart, Eastern Business)

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PÖFF – Tallinn Black Nights Daily 6

A Full Team! Nisimazine team has an extremely wide selection of films coming from the 20th Black Nights Film Festival, stretching from International Hollywood premieres, to low-key arthouse Estonian dramas. With all its faults, the film has an additional layer

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PÖFF – Tallinn Black Nights Daily 5

Nisimazine@Tallinn 2.0 Our second group of young film critics has arrived in Tallinn and our coverage of the 20th Black Nights continues with Main Competition and First Feature Competition Films and our first very special coverage of Industry @ Tallinn.

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