Friday 26 April 2013, 11:25 | By

Senna director shopping Amy Winehouse film

Artist News

Amy Winehouse

Filmmaker Asif Kapadia is in talks to direct a new non-fiction film looking at the life and times of Amy Winehouse, and featuring rare archive visuals of the late singer.

Kapadia, who directed 2010’s excellent ‘Senna’, apparently has the approval of Winehouse’s family, and will pitch the doc to potential buyers at May’s Cannes Film Market.

Says Kapadia: “This is an incredibly modern, emotional and relevant film that has the power to capture the zeitgeist and shine a light on the world we live in in a way that very few films can”.

OR READ MORE ABOUT: |

  • Ne-Yo calls on American legislators to overhaul music licensing laws
  • Afrika Bambaataa signs to Sony/ATV
  • Indie festivals contributed a billion to UK economy between 2010 and 2014, says AIF
  • Full schedules now live for three of the CMU Insights @ The Great Escape strands
  • CMU Beef Of The Week #251: Leona Lewis v Syco
  •