The KZN Film Commission rewarded the writer-director with funding for his second feature film.
Woodwind to count as a 2018 film for annual awards
The cut off date for films to be recognized as belonging to the 2017 calendar year is the end of September. So, with Woodwind screening in October 2017, and the commercial cinema run of the final cut coming up toward the end of the summer 2018, the film will officially be recognized as belonging to 2018…
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.
Gopala Davies: Woodwind doesn’t copy Hollywood
South African actor Gopala Davies has a relatively small but interesting role with a good amount of screen time in Woodwind. He’s recently picked up a number of awards, such as the Standard Bank Ovation Award for Barbe Bleue: A story about Madness, two SATMag Awards for Les Cenci: A story about Artaud and he’s currently nominated for a Naledi…