Crystal Nymph to Dame Helen Mirren and This Is Us stars Justin Hartley and Chrissy Metz for the 57th Monte-Carlo Television Festival

This morning, May 9th, Laurent Puons, CEO of the 57th Monte-Carlo Television Festival announced that this year, the prestigious Crystal Nymph Award will be awarded to the acclaimed British actress Dame Helen Mirren, winner of Academy, Emmy and Tony Awards.The Crystal Nymph Award, which recognizes a “stellar body of work by a major international actor or actress” will be presented by H.S.H Prince Albert II,…

Cinema Made in Italy: Andrea Molaioli for Slam – Tutto per una ragazza

Samuel is 16 and has a passion for skateboarding. He has big dreams: going to university, move to California, and travel, but things change when he meets Alice, who could be the girl of his life. Director: Andrea Molaioli Screenplay: Francesco Bruni, based on Nick Hornby novel Cast: Ludovico Tersigni, Barbara Ramella, Jasmine Trinca, Luca Marinelli, Fiorenza Tessari,…

60th LFF: These Days (Questi Giorni)

These Days (Questi Giorni) is the last movie by Giuseppe Piccioni (listen here our Afternoon Tea interview with him in Italian) presented at the BFI London Film Festival in the session Journey. Loosely based on the unpublished novel “Color Betulla Giovane” by Marta Bertini, These Days is a bittersweet road movie following four young girls in…

FTV de Monte Carlo: a chat Joel Jackson and Mark Fennessy about Peter Allen: Not the Boy Next Door

We met Joel Jackson and Mark Fennessy on the last day of the Film Festival de la Télévision de Montecarlo, just before their press conference and, as last survivors, we had the great opportunity to meet them for a wonderful one to one interview. Mark left all the space to his star, but, even if he was…

FTV de Monte Carlo: a chat with The Magicians stars Stella Maeve and Jason Ralph

At the Festival de la Télévision de Monte Carlo we met the new Harry Potter generations: Stella Maeve and Jason Ralph, two of the main characters of the new series The Magicians. We just saw Jason Ralph in the new American comedy Better Off Single (previously known as Stereotypically You) by director Benjamin Cox and starring Broadway star…

FTV de Monte Carlo: a chat with Chicago Fire stars Jesse Spencer and Taylor Kinney

After the pleasure to meet three members of the cast of the last Chicago brand show Chicago Med, during the Festival de la Télévision de Montecarlo, we where lucky enough to sit also with Jesse Spencer and Taylor Kinney from Chicago Fire. Jesse Spencer is the fireman Matthew Casey. Forget about the blonde Doctor Chase;…

FTV de MonteCarlo: 15 minutes with Private Eyes star Cindy Sampson

Private Eyes is the new 10-episode procedural drama based on the book The Code by G.B.Joyce. Private Eyes follows ex-pro hockey player Matt Shade (90’s heartthrob Jason Priestley from Beverly Hills 90210 and jury president at this year Festival de la Télévision de Monte Carlo)  who irrevocably change his life when he decides to team up with…