Woodwind director Fin Manjoo wins award to start next film

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission rewarded the writer-director with funding for the script development phase in Durban. The funds will cover Fin Manjoo’s second fiction feature film, No Matter, a Zulu mining story set in Mtubatuba. “I want to thank the KZN Film Commission for recognizing the cultural value No Matter will inspire in viewers not … Continue reading Woodwind director Fin Manjoo wins award to start next film

The Callsheet & Screen Africa – FIPRESCI critic: Woodwind is SA’s best film

Film Professor Martin Botha is the only Southern African member of the International Federation of Film Critics, the organization world renowned to send the most respected critics in world cinema to festivals (FIPRESCI: Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique). Here’s what Botha had to say about Woodwind, the feature film by debutant director Fin Manjoo. … Continue reading The Callsheet & Screen Africa – FIPRESCI critic: Woodwind is SA’s best film

Woodwind to screen in competition in Lisbon, Nov 2018

Woodwind is nominated in competition in Lisbon for Best International Feature Film and other awards. The November 2018 screening is now confirmed and has been organized a year in advance for Lisbon, Portugal. This is an unusual arrangement since festivals usually reveal their selections a month before a festival. After watching an early cut, Woodwind was … Continue reading Woodwind to screen in competition in Lisbon, Nov 2018

Woodwind story revealed

With a few months to go to the premiere of the film, Fin Pictures has released the summary of the plot. Director Fin Manjoo reveals the reason behind timing the information for May 2017. “The previously released basic storyline was communicated even before we started editing the movie. “Since we perfected the final cut about two weeks ago, we … Continue reading Woodwind story revealed

Fin Pictures releases first Woodwind trailer

Watch the official trailer for the feature film, Woodwind which begins at film festivals around the world this summer. Story: In a contemporary mythological portrait of a young South American composer named Bonifaz (Leandro Taub), his startling coincidences with an American painter Agna (Jasmin Jandreau) and his former German partner Alina (Andrea Christina Furrer), haunt … Continue reading Fin Pictures releases first Woodwind trailer