Yance Ford's amazing Strong Island won the award for Best Documentary at the Gotham Independent Film Awards on Sunday night, November 26 2017.
In his acceptance speech director Yance Ford said: "There is nothing exceptional about the family in Strong Island. Hard work did not spare this family from the unrelenting systemic violence that has stalked black Americans since the founding of this nation. Read More
Mahdi' Fleifel's poweful short film A Drowning Man took home the Grand Prix for Best International Short at the 62nd Cork Film Festival, held November 10-19 2017.
Since the Cork Film Festival is an Oscar® qualifying film festival the win allows A Drowning Man to join the longlist for the 90th Academy Awards in the Live Action Short Film category. Read More
We are so happy and honoured that The Distant Barking of Dogs took home the Best First Appearance Award at IDFA 2017.
The film is directed by Simon Lereng Wilmont and produced by Monica Hellström and had its world premiere at IDFA 2017. Read More
We are so proud and happy that 3 of our films screening at IDFA are currently (Saturday Nov. 21) in the top 10 of the audience's favourite films at IDFA. Read More
Friday November 17 was the World Premiere of Nitesh Anjaan's new documentary film Dreaming Murakami.
The film was selected for the Panorama section of IDFA 2017 and the premiere was in the beautiful EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam. Read More
We are excited to have 4 films screening at this year's International Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA).
At the festival we will be presenting two World Premieres and two films screening in special sections: Read More
We are happy to announce that the Nordic Council Film Prize 2017 was awarded to Selma Vilhunen's beautiful mother-daughter drama Little Wing.
The film is produced by Kaarle Aho and and Kai Nordberg for Making Movies in Finland, and coproduced by Signe Byrge Sørensen for Final Cut for Real. Read More
Newly declassified files have revealed details of U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians in the Indonesian genocide in 1965-1966.
The thousands of files from the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta covering 1963-66 were made public Tuesday October 17, 2017 after a declassification review that began under the Obama administration. Read More
The neo-noir political thriller Cairo Confidential is now in Danish Cinemas! Read More
Under CPH:PIX er der to visninger af vores nye spillefilm CAIRO CONFIDENTIAL, en stemningsfuld og stærkt politisk ladet film noir på arabisk med Fares Fares i hovedrollen. Det er Final Cut for Reals første spillefilms-coproduktion. Read More
We are very happy to announce that Mahdi Fleifel's short fiction film A Drowning Man continues its fantastic festival run after opening at Cannes Film Festival in the short film competition. Read More
We are pleased to announce that this year's Telluride Film Festival will include two films from Final Cut for Real in the official programme: Camilla Magid's Land of the Free will screen as part of the main program and Göran Hugo Olsson's That Summer will screen as a part of the BACKLOT program (which features behind-the-scenes movies and portraits of artists, musicians and filmmakers). Read More
Rebecca Daly’s fiction film Good Favour will premiere at this year's Toronto International Film Festival (taking place from the 7th – 17th September). Read More
DEATH OF A CHILD by Frida & Lasse Barkfors is among the 14 Nordic feature documentaries competing for the Best Nordic Documentary Award at this year's Nordisk panorama. Read More
We are so proud that our Finnish co-production Little Wing, directed by Selma Vilhunen and produced by Kaarle Aho and Kai Nordberg for Making Movies Oy, has been nominated for the Nordic Council Film Prize as one of the five most outstanding Nordic films of 2017. Read More
Today we had a great visit at Final Cut for Real. Jørgen Aage Holm, his son Ole Holm and their family came to visit our office, where Jørgen worked for 16 years from 1956. Read More
The Look of Silence has been nominated for two Emmy Awards - Best Documentary and Best Investigative Documentary - at the 2017 News and Documentary Emmy Awards! Read More
We are very honored to have The Act of Killing and The Look of Silence at IndieWire's #1 and #4 spots of the best documentaries of the 21st Century. Read More
The Telluride Film Festival has selected documentary filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer as its guest director for its 44th festival, which will take place in Telluride, Colorado, on Sept. 1-4 2017. Read More
Tarik Saleh’s political thriller The Nile Hilton Incident Produced by ATMO, ostlicht filmproduktion gmbh and Final Cut for Real premieres in Paris on the 21st of June, followed by theatrical premieres in over 100 cinemas in France. Read More