Tag: film

LIST: 13 Films about the Basque Conflict

There are numerous films and mini-series that deal with the touchy subject of the Basque conflict. Some better than others, but all worth watching for anybody interested on the subject. I hope one day games that deal with the same subject are seen as highly as these films. I didn’t include any of the many great documentaries out there, but… Read more →

ARTICLE: Is Being an “Auteur” Simply Being “Repetitive”?

When it comes to film, most of the directors we consider “Auteurs” are those who deliver products with great similarities in style and subject matter. Examples of this are: Tim Burton: Dark, Fantasy, Creepy, Playful. Woody Allen: Comedy, Absurd, Ensemble, Romance. Martin Scorsese: Mafia, Voice Over, New York, Fast Cuts. This “personal style” is what makes their films easily recognizable.… Read more →

NEWS: “Actor Tycoon” now Free on GooglePlay

Alain Xalabarde’s latest mobile game is out for Android devices, 100% Free and no Ads. Alain drew inspiration from his experience in the film industry and his fellow actors. In the game you play an actor agent, hiring new talent and assigning actors to up-coming auditions. It’s a small and addictive game with randomly generated content, such as hilarious movie titles and a… Read more →

PRESS: Interview with QWFF on NY1

Queens World Film Festival Embraces Wide Range Of Offerings The Queens World Film Festival is taking place all weekend, featuring local filmmakers and talent. Alain is interviewed with fellow filmmaker Marilyn Mason and festival organizer Katha Cato. Watch the whole interview here. Read more →