August 22, 2014

International Feature Agency Amsterdam

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IFA offers fresh features and up to date interviews. We specialise in music, film, and other entertainment interviews, but also carry features on topics ranging from lifestyle to travel and current affairs. On these pages please find a selection of what we have to offer. Don't hesitate to contact us if you're looking for anything specific.

New Features

  • Matthew McConaughey

    Subject:
    Interstellar; True Detective
    Author:
    Paul Sheehan
    Photography:
    Publicity photography
    Q&A,
    2478 words
    Synopsis:
    Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey talks about his new blockbuster film, the sci-fi epic “Interstellar”, his first TV series “True Detective”, which could well win him an Emmy this summer and his happy home life.
    Quote:
    “Who could say no to working with Chris Nolan? He is a genius, pure and simple. Every one of his movies is a pleasure to watch. I couldn't believe I was going to get to be in one.”
  • Real-life superheroes

    Subject:
    Heroes in the Night: Inside the Real-Life Superhero Movement
    Author:
    Chris Anderson
    Photography:
    Pierre-Elie de Pibrac
    Q&A,
    3153 words
    Synopsis:
    Tea Krulos, a US writer, has released a book entitled ‘Heroes in the Night: Inside the Real-Life Superhero Movement’. He became fascinated with the idea of people making their own costumes, thinking up their own superhero names and taking to the streets for real. These real-life superheroes (RLSH for short) are cropping up all over the world. Krulos goes out on patrol with these guys around the US, looks at the origins of the movement, how it has taken off globally, and where it’s future may be. Pierre-Elie de Pibrac accompanied him to photograph the real-life superheroes.
    Quote:
    “There are also people who call themselves oracles, who offer tech support for real life superheroes, and they can call them and ask them to look at crime maps and stuff like that. They sit by their computer, offering to help out if they can. It’s part of the whole scene.”
  • Zoe Saldana

    Subject:
    Guardians of the Galaxy
    Author:
    Steven Weintraub
    Photography:
    Publicity photography
    Q&A,
    2713 words
    Synopsis:
    Zoe Saldana talks about being green for four months, avoiding the comics for fear of coloring her interpretation, and more on the set of Guardians of the Galaxy.
    Quote:
    “Because I was going to be green and I was going to be the lead girl, I just wanted teenage boys to find me attractive.”

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  • Ariana Grande

    Subject:
    My Everything
    Author:
    Shahlin Graves/Coup De Main
    Photography:
    Coup De Main
    Q&A,
    2632 words
    Synopsis:
    Ariana Grande on her loves, problem-solving, collaborations and her new album, which will come out end of August.
    Quote:
    “I will fly places to see people secretly or I will fly them out to see me.”
  • Jim Parsons

    Subject:
    Big Bang Theory; The Normal Heart
    Author:
    Paul Sheehan
    Photography:
    Publicity photography
    Q&A,
    2137 words
    Synopsis:
    The Emmy-winning actor talks about playing Sheldon Cooper on TV’s hit comedy “The Big Bang Theory,” his change-of-pace part as a gay activist in “The Normal Heart,” his early years in Texas, and his happy home life with partner Todd Spiewak.
    Quote:
    “I don’t know what will happen with Sheldon and Amy but I can't wait to find out. That is what makes my job so much fun. To get to play a part where I am learning new things about him after seven years is unheard of.”
  • John Waters

    Subject:
    Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
    Author:
    Nigel M Smith
    Photography:
    Publicity photography
    Q&A,
    1302 words
    Synopsis:
    Filmmaker John Waters talks about his latest book Carsick, for which the cult icon hitchhiked across America from his hometown of Baltimore to San Francisco, with a credit card and a cardboard sign. Waters divided the book into three sections. In the first, he imagines the best that could happen on his journey. In the second, he dreams up the worst. And in the final section, he reveals what actually went down and lets us know that people are actually very nice..
    Quote:
    "Books are never fun. Fun is drinking on Friday night when you’ve written all week. If it’s fun it’s bad."
  • Debra Winger

    Subject:
    Faith Hubley Career Achievement Award
    Author:
    Nigel M Smith
    Photography:
    Publicity photography
    Q&A,
    1109 words
    Synopsis:
    Nigel Smith talks with icon Debra Winger about love, life and superpowers at the Provincetown Film Festival.
    Quote:
    “I want to teleport! Not time, just space. I want to go to different places and not go through airports.”