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‘Profile’ Trailer: ‘Wanted’ Director Timur Bekmambetov Returns with Screenlife Thriller

Kazakh-Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov’s thriller “Profile” has been completed since 2018, when it was released at the Berlin International Film Festival. But the latest film from the director of “Night Watch,” “Wanted,” and the notorious 2016 remake of “Ben Hur” is only just now getting a theatrical release — on May 14 from Focus Features. […]

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Timur Bekmambetov producing ‘Tales From The Quarantine’ anthology film (exclusive)

Filmmakers and the public invited to submit footage and scripts.Kazahk-Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov, whose credits include Night Watch, Day Watch, and the English-language Wanted, has launched a contest to crowdsource stories from the global lockdown with which to produce an anthology film.He is inviting submissions of short videos and script pitches that offer real stories […]

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Berlin: ‘Profile’ Wins Panorama Audience Award

Timur Bekmambetov’s Profile, a thriller about a European journalist who goes undercover as a Jihadi bride for Isis, has won the Panorama Audience Award at the Berlin International Film Festival.The drama is told entirely on the journalist’s computer, using FaceTime, Skype, Facebook, video downloads and various web pages and social media platforms. Bekmambetov, whose Hollywood […]

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