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Dear Festival programmers and friends I would like to share with you these films which I have selected for festival consideration. They are part of our 'Ones To Watch' section.  And I believe each of them has a story that can change the way we see life. With these "Movies that Matter" I trust you will be inspired and I hope you will consider them in your selection.  If you can offer them waivers,  I can return the favor with an ad for your ...

Bruno Chatelin Advisory Board Member on the Festival Circuit

Bruno Chatelin has been named Advisory Board Member of the Chelsea FilmFestival in New york The Chelsea Film Festival is an international film festival, enlightening the work of emerging filmmakers, producers and actors. It offers a wide range of films, such as documentaries and feature-lengths, focusing on the theme of “Global Issues”. It empowers the work of risk-taking storytellers and remains committed to its mission to discover and develop independent artists and a...

Future Frames 2016 impresses audiences and filmmakers alike at Karlovy Vary

Future Frames participants with Gail Gendler (Sundance Channel), Tamara Tatishvili (Georgian National Film Center) and Felix Van Groeningen (Future Frames Mentor) The second edition of FUTURE FRAMES at the 51 Karlovy Vary International Festival 2016 has successfully wrapped. All soldout screenings of the FUTURE FRAMES films were followed by very lively Q&A's with the fantastic KVIFF audience. Highlights of the busy programme for the young filmmakers were a masterclass by Oscar nominat...

Too Young to Die! wins New York Asian Film Festival 2016

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New York Asian Film Festival 2016  has record anniversary year   Kankuro Kudo's anarchic Japanese comedy Too Young to Die! is the Audience Award Winner of the 15th New York Asian Film Festival, announced the festival's executive director Samuel Jamier today. The event came to a close on Saturday night after screening 51 films over 18 days at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the SVA Theatre in Manhattan. Too Young to Die!, which had its North American premiere...

Fan Boy OPENS Today

  After months of anticipation, the Fan Boy Film Festival is OPEN for VIEWING and VOTING.   Go peruse through the galleries and check out all the great films that are a part of this year's festival.  Check out all of the FREE galleries HERE Remember viewing is ...

Revelation Perth International Film Festival announces Rev Rewind

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Revelation Perth International Film Festival will extend its successful nineteenth season with Rev Rewind, three days of encore screenings from the festival.   Rev Rewind will run for three days from 18-20 July and will feature five of the most popular films screened during Revelation’s ten day season, which concludes on Sunday 17 July.   Leading the encores will be Weiner, the story of an American politician caught up in a sexting scandal, alongside the Italian drama Subu...

Byron Bay International Film Festival turns 10 : 14th - 23rd October.

    Mark Your Calendars for the 10th Byron Bay International Film Festival 14th - 23rd October. ...

Thousands of festival-goers look forward to the Bollywood Monster KidZone

Canada’s largest South Asian festival announces best ever line-up of free, family activities for Bollywood Monster Mashup 2016 Canada’s largest South Asian festival, Bollywood Monster Mashup presented by TD, brings even more fun and free activities to festival-goers and families for it's 6th year. On July 23 the outstanding Bollywood Monster KidZone returns to the festival. Starting at 2:00 PM, parents can bring their children to take part in free activities such as mini-car r...

Announcing: The Brainwash 2016 Festival selection!

The 22nd Annual Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival   Friday July 22, 2016  9: 00PM Head – Stav Levi The Postmodern Pioneer Plaque – Boris Kozlov Dance of the Neurons – Jody Oberfelder Honk! Honk! – Lars Fuchs “Ahavot” Be’Kitsur / Short Love – Yaron Yarkoni River – Stephanie Maxwell The Morning Ride – Reid Hemsing High Signs – Damien Patrik Yo Soy Pedro – Inconstant Jordan  ...

Nominees for 55th annual Rose d’Or Awards

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The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is pleased to reveal the nominees for 55th annual Rose d’Or Awards which honour the best in international radio, television and online entertainment. The winners of the biggest and most influential entertainment awards event will be decided at a ceremony in Berlin on 13 September. Over 400 programmes from more than 130 broadcasters and production companies in 33 different countries were submitted for this year’s Rose d’Or awards. ...

MoMA presents Ira Sachs Retrospective "Thank You For Being Honest" (July 22 - August 3)

A Comprehensive, Mid-Career Retrospective of the Independent Filmmaker Considered the Quintessential Auteur of Today’s New York    Thank You for Being Honest: The Films of Ira Sachs July 22 - August 3, 2016 The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters   The Museum of Modern Art presents a complete, mid-career retrospective of the films of Ira Sachs, a filmmaker who, in the course of seven features and five short films, has established himself as one of the singular voices in Ameri...

PALMARÈS NIFFF 2016 : UNDER THE SHADOW gagne le Narcisse du meilleur film

    La 16e édition du Festival International du Film Fantastique de Neuchâtel (NIFFF) s’est achevée samedi soir avec la cérémonie de remise des prix, suivie de la projection de THE HANDMAIDEN de Park Chan-wook. Le président du Jury International Luis Ospina, cinéaste colombien, a remis le « Narcisse » du meilleur fil...

The 1st International Film Festival and Awards · Macao previews

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The 1st International Film Festival and Awards · Macao announces festival strands, advisory team and programming team   The 1st International Film Festival and Awards•Macao (IFFAM) today announces that submissions are now being accepted for the inaugural festival, which will take place in Macao from 8 to 13 December, 2016. The festival will see a number of gala and red carpet screenings, with a competition strand and special focus sections alongside an industry scre...

The Paris Art and Movie Awards

The PAMA is an international festival with award ceremony welcomING filmmakers from all over the world to meet in the heart of Paris. The 2016 NOMINATIONS   Kitchen – directed by Steve Duchesne – FRANCE Apparition – directed by Denis Dobrovoda – FRANCE – FRENCH PREMIERE Tunisia 2015 – directed by Ted Hardy-Carnac – FRANCE – PARIS PREMIERE Fleur de peau – directed ...

The Accolade Global Film Competition Announces Latest Winners

  The awards go to those filmmakers, television producers and videographers who produce fresh, standout entertainment and compelling documentaries. The Accolade is an international awards competition that honors those who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity. ~ Best of Show ~ Brett Michael Innes  – SINK – Feature Film Brett Michael Innes (South Africa), Sink, Film Feature – Sometimes the things we cannot change, change us. Rachel, a M...

The Unseen to premiere at Fantasia.

THE UNSEEN, A film from Geoff Redknap will have its World Premiere at Fantasia International Film Festival, Starring Aden Young, Camille Sullivan, Julia Sarah Stone, Ben Cotton. Director Geoff Redknap, Producer Katie Weekley, and Actor Camille Sullivan will be in attendance for the premiere in Montreal. Geoff Redknap’s debut feature, The Unseen, will have its world premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival, in Montreal July 17 at 9:45pm at J.A...

Official Selections: Best of TROMAnimation

TROMA ENTERTAINMENT Announces "The Best of TROMAnimation" Official Animated Selections Announced for 17th Annual TromaDance Film Festival  Friday, July 29th and Saturday, July 30th at     The Official Selections in Animation for the 17th Annual TromaDance,  which will be held at the Paper Box Theatre in Brooklyn, NY, have been confirmed, it was announced today by Lloyd Kaufman, prexy of Troma Entertainment and cre...

Adventure Film Festival at the Boulder Theater

  2016 ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL & STREET FAIR SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 1, 2016 CLIMB. RIDE. SLIDE. FLY. FIGHT FOR YOUR ENVIRONMENT. INSPIRE. GO HIGHER THAN YOU'VE EVER DARED TO GO ...

Harry Dean Stanton to star in LUCKY

HARRY DEAN STANTON HEADLINES “LUCKY” Ed Begley Jr., Ron Livingston, Tom Skerritt, David Lynch Co-Star   Los Angeles, CA – July 7, 2016 – Superlative Films announced today the cast of actor John Carroll Lynch’s directorial debut, “Lucky,” starring iconic actor Harry Dean Stanton in a role written as a love letter to him by longtime friends Logan Sparks and Drago Sumonja. Ed Begley Jr. (“Better Call Saul,” “St. Elsewhere&rdquo...

The Frontières International Co-Production Market returns to Fantasia for its eighth edition

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        FRONTIÈRES@FANTASIA 2016 ANNOUNCES FULL SLATE OF PROGRAMMING   After a highly successful Frontières Day in Cannes, which marked the introduction to the market's new partnership with Cannes' Marché du Film,  the Frontières International Co-Production Market returns to Fantasia for its eighth edition, which will take place July 21-24. Frontières is a 4-day industry networking e...

Revelation Perth International Film Festival openkicks off tonight

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  Revelation Perth International Film Festival kicks off its nineteenth season tonight at the Luna Cinema in Leederville, Perth, Western Australia and runs until 17 July 2016.   The annual Festival opens with a screening of Demolition starring Jake Gyllenhall and Naomi Watts, along with the launch of the much anticipated Rev's Soup Kitchen and a spectacular lighting exhibition by Perth Audio Visual.   Highlights of Revelation 2016 include industry guests and speake...

Another fest win for Argyris Papadimitropolis’s SUNTAN

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Argyris Papadimitropolis’s SUNTAN today received the Best International Feature Film Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.  The film also scooped the UPS Cinephile Award, given by the Youth Jury at the Brussels Film Festival, rounding out a successful week for the Greek production.   Papadimitropoulos’s third feature, SUNTAN stars Makis Papadimitriou as Kostis, the new doctor of Antiparos, a tiny Greek holiday island. He finds it hard to connect with anyone ...

The NIFFF’s 16th edition is in full swing!

    After a very exciting first weekend that attracted many film-lovers, the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival goes on. We can assure you that numerous surprises and events...

Lionsgate to Acquire Starz for $4.4 Billion in Cash and Stock

Deal Creates Global Content Powerhouse by Combining Premier Independent Content Company with World-Class Distribution Platform Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation content leader, and Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB), a leading integrated media and entertainment company, today announced an agreement under which Lionsgate will acquire Starz for a combination of cash and stock totaling $4.4 billion, creating a global content powerhouse positioned to capital...

ACISE-LA announces 2016 Golden Maple Awards winners

      Photo by Faye Sadou   The Academy of Canadians in Sports and Entertainment - Los Angeles (ACISE-LA) just held the second edition of the Golden Maple Awards at Mohawk Bend in Silverlake, Los Angeles on Canada Day, July 1, 2016.   The event was hosted by actress Natasha Henstridge. Missy Peregrym was honored with the 2016 Maple of Excellence for Outstanding Acting Achievement Award, model/actor/ social media celebrity Nick Bateman with the 2016 Maple of Exce...

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