First Woodwind review

South African film critic Stephen Aspeling’s written the first review of feature film, Woodwind. Aspeling found the movie at the Cape Town International Film Festival for Fine Music Radio, where he also interviewed director Fin Manjoo and cinematographer Nicolas Joray. The well-known television and radio critic wanted to pen a written review of the film, … Continue reading First Woodwind review

Interview in the cinema with Fine Music Radio’s Stephen Aspeling

Fine Music Radio’s film expert Stephen Aspeling, known as Spling interviewed Woodwind director Fin Manjoo and cinematographer Nicolas Joray. The reviewer caught up with our crew at the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival, where Woodwind screened in competition. You can read the full interview on Spling’s website here. Line Producer Ivana Neskovic took … Continue reading Interview in the cinema with Fine Music Radio’s Stephen Aspeling

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

Screen Africa’s article on Woodwind’s award nominations

One of Africa’s leading film magazines Screen Africa published this article on Woodwind‘s award nominations for the upcoming screening at the Cape Town International Film Festival in October.  There’s also quotations from director Fin Manjoo, lead actor Leandro Taub, cinematographer Nicolas Joray and soundtrack composer Stefan Fraunberger. You can read the full article on Screen Africa here. Continue reading Screen Africa’s article on Woodwind’s award nominations

Pushing the boundaries of art with sound, poetry and the mind of the viewer

We talk to director Fin Manjoo about art and how this relates to the story of the character, Bonifaz in his feature film, Woodwind. Bonifaz is a music composer who feels frustrated with the art scene in the western world that mostly supports traditional classical or pop music. For personal reasons (to understand a coincidence … Continue reading Pushing the boundaries of art with sound, poetry and the mind of the viewer