Entertainment Asif Kapadia to direct Laika

16:45  05 october  2020
16:45  05 october  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Asif Kapadia (born 1972) is a British filmmaker. His early award-winning films include The Sheep Thief (1997), winner of the 2nd Prize Cinéfondation for Short Film at the Cannes Film Festival, and The Warrior (2001), winning the BAFTA Award for Best British Film 2003.

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The film will tell the story of planet Earth's first dog to venture into space, an unwanted stray who survived on the streets of Moscow to become the world's most famous canine.

The project has been adapted by Nick Abadzis' 2007 graphic novel and will be told from Laika's point of view through the medium of animated virtual reality (VR). The new flick is presented by the BFI London Film Festival, where the 48-year-old director will discuss progress on the project.

'Laika' has been commissioned by StoryFutures Academy, which is run by the National Film and Television (NFTS).

Asif's previous credits include the award-winning documentary 'Amy', about the late singer Amy Winehouse. He has also directed motion pictures on sporting figures such as late motor racing driver Ayrton Senna and football icon Diego Maradona.

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What is Asif Kapadia known for? Directing dramas before he directed Senna (2010). Documentaries made up of archival footage. How did Asif Kapadia want the audience of Senna to feel? "I didn't care too much about the quality (of the footage) just wanted an emotional fit we wanted people to leave

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Kapadia said: "From the moment I first read Nick Abadzis' fantastic graphic novel, I've wanted to find a way to bring it to the screen and animated VR is the perfect medium to adapt his beautiful work. In my opinion, VR works best when it is rooted in something real and my ambition is for viewers to believe they are really there with Laika, on Earth, during training and finally in space."

BFI London Film Festival director Tricia Tuttle added: "Through this partnership with StoryFutures Academy and the team at the NFTS, we have had the opportunity to work with Asif Kapadia, a filmmaker whose ambitious big screen film work consistently dazzles and impresses, as he starts to work in a new form.

"We can't wait to see where he goes with 'Laika' and to share the project with audiences in the future."

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