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Dear Filmmakers was established in 1995, over the years we became the premier link between film and festivals with 5000 festivals listed, over 22 000 festival organizers contacts in our database. Do you have a film you want to suggest to our festival programmers subscribers? Let them know about your film. Let me know if you want us to reserve this 150€ promotion package for you? Please note that we only reserve this opportunity to the filmmakers that are subscri...

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...

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user was established 1995 as world reference in this niche, we are proud of our track record in helping festivals attract more legitimacy, visibility and film submissions from our large base of international film professionals (370 000 unique filmmaker visitors each month), 159 500 subscribers to the newsletter. ONE TIME OFFER We suggest this quick one month booster program for your call for entry including  with 4 newsletter ads, your call for entry promoted one month lon...

The Inspiration Film Festival announces the winners

2015 WINNERS SIMON SAYS Winner of “Best of Fest” & “Best Short Film Fiction” FILL UP. POUR OUT. Winner of “Best Short Film Documentary” DAVID & ME Winner of “Best Feature Documentary” A SUMMERHOUSE Winner of “Best Student Short Film Fiction” FRED Winner of “Best Student Short Film Documentary” PROM? Winner of the “Audience Award” ...

70 years ago Auschwitz was freed. Let us remember with this video

Following the Future of Film Festivals Forum in Katowice, on my way to Krakow I stopped at Auschitz "museum". . We are Charlie, we are jews...These memories will last. The sky is crying.. Of course this is not a toursistic attraction, despite all the buses in the parking lot and the million visitors each year, and the visitors are very silent, dignity, ...against barbary 75 years ago. Some people I know, in Germany, make it a duty to go there each year. ...

The Cousteau Family to be honored at Santa Barbara Fest

  The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, presented by UGG® Australia, will kick off Opening Night with the U.S. Premiere of Relativity Studios’ Desert Dancer at the historic Arlington Theatre on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.   Directed by Richard Raymond and starring Freida Pinto, Reece Ritchie, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Cullen and Marmama Corlett, Desert Dancer tells the true story of a self-taught dancer pursuing a dream in a suppressed society.    &ldqu...

The Stockholm International Film Festival will introduce a documentary film award in 2015.

In the documentary section Stockholm Documentary Competition, the winner will receive a Bronze horse the festivals price. The Stockholm Film Festival Bronze horse is awarded in the following sections: Best Film Best Documentary Stockholm Visionary Award Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award Stockholm Achievement Award Since the start in 1990 the Stockholm Film Festival has brought a huge number of unforgettable docs such as: Salaam Cinema by Mohsen Makhmalbaf...

The 19th Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival is coming March 12-22, 2015.

 The Connecticut/New England angles are many: Kara Sundlun's WWII profile of her fighter pilot father, the late Rhode Island Governor Bruce Sundlun; CT Premiere of THE OUTRAGEOUS SOPHIE TUCKER in her hometown of Hartford with a live performance by Colleen Welsh, The Hartt School's NEW Sophie Tucker; Theodore Bikel's new doc; Nancy (sister of Steven) Spielberg coming to premiere her new film on the Israeli Air Force and a partnership with Hartford Stage and Darko Tresnjak! Plus, ...

Meet the Cine Las Vegas Staff

  Jean Anne Lauer - Film Festival Director Jean joined the staff at Cine Las Americas in preparation for the 2009 festival, bringing with her a dedication to the development and promotion of independent and international film. She enjoys working with a talented and diverse team at Cine, to curate and present selections of Latin@, American Indigenous, and Ibero-American film and media, during the annual festival and other events throughout the year. ...

Best Ten of 2014 by Alex Deleon

  In reverse chronological order   NOTE: Not all of the films listed here were necessarily of the Calendar year 2014 but qualifify if this was the first time seen or were singularly impressive one way or another, even upon a second viewing. 1. "RIHAN. Un Pari Pimenté" --  ( A peppery bet) -- LAFF riot with class.  Sophisticated Moroccan Screwball Comedy viewed at Marrakech Film Festival in December.  Popular actress and style icon Asmaa Khamlichi a...

Peter Taylor becomes the new director of Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival announced!

Peter Taylor, a film programmer at International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), one of Europe’s most significant annual showcases of cinema, has taken over the reins from Melanie Iredale as Festival Director at Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival. Iredale, who led Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival for the past five years, stood down after its most recent 10th edition to take a Deputy Director post at Sheffield Doc/Fest. A member of IFFR’s selection committee for its short...

Highlights on the Stanley Film Festival

THE STANLEY FILM FESTIVAL INVITES YOU TO COME PLAY APRIL 30 - MAY 3, 2015 The Denver Film Society Announces Hotel and Ticket packages are on sale for the      January 15, 2015 (Denver, CO) - Set at the notoriously haunted and historic Stanley Hotel, inspiration for Stephen King's THE SHINING, the Stanley Film Festival (SFF) showcases the best in classic and contemporary horror cinema in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado. Presented by NBC Universal's Chiller, the...

German Films have elected a new board, producer Peter Herrmann, who succeeds Martin Moszkowicz

The shareholders of German Films have elected a new board. The new supervisory board chairman is producer Peter Herrmann, who succeeds Martin Moszkowicz.   Mariette Rissenbeek, managing director of German Films: “With Peter Herrmann, we were able to win an experienced producer and Oscar®-winner and an absolute authority of the German and international film industry for our supervisory board. We look forward to working together with him. We would like to thank Martin Moszkowicz ...

Director Joost Reijmers wins Shortcutz Amsterdam Annual Awards

Comedy Pony Place is crowned as Best Film at EYE   (AMSTERDAM) The comedy Pony Place by director Joost Reijmers has won the Best Film at Shortcutz Amsterdam Annual Awards. The top prize of €15,000 is an equal contribution by Cam-a-lot (in rental gear), Filmmore (in post-production services) and Shorts TV (pocket money) into the making of a new film. A sold-out Cinema 1 at Eye saw Reijmers receiving the prize from the hands of top British director Peter Greenaway on Sunday 18 Januar...

Montclair Film Festival Announces February 2015 Programs and Events

    Oscars’™ Eve Party, Black History Month Screenings, Seymour: An Introduction Headline February Calendar     January 15, 2015 – The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced a slate of film screenings and events for the month of February. Kicking off with a special pre-release screening of Ethan Hawke’s new documentary Seymour: An Introduction on February 9th with the film’s subject Seymour Bernstein in attendance,...

The Sacramento French Film festival to screen Film in honor of Our victims in Paris


TNT and TBS Ready to Turn 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Into Digital and Social Media Experience

  As Hollywood prepares to celebrate the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, host networks TNT and TBS are revving up plans to make this year's ceremony an exceptional digitally connected awards show. In addition to simulcasting the SAG Awards® live from the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, Jan. 25, the networks will have a team of social media correspondents and influencers to provide behind-the-scenes play-by-play before and during the ceremony using the ha...

San Francisco Film Society Launches New Women Filmmaker Fellowship

New Program For Narrative Feature Filmmakers Seeks to Help Level the Playing Field with Cash Grants, Residency Opportunities, Consultation Services and Networking Events Jennifer Rainin and Michele Turnure-Salleo, photo by Erin Lubin   San Francisco, CA -- The San Francisco Film Society today announced the launch of the SFFS Women Filmmaker Fellowship, a new suite of services designed to s...

Outstanding Directors of the Year Awards from Santa Barbara Film Fest announced

As part of the 30th Anniversary celebration, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival will expand its ever popular director’s panel into the Outstanding Directors of the Year Award, presenting to some of the most talked about and innovative filmmakers from the past year. The tribute will begin at 8pm on Wednesday, February 4 at the Arlington Theatre and will be moderated by The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg.   Filmmaking is a collaborative effort, spearheaded by th...

2015 and more... Happy new year to all of you

Let's make a better world where culture and freedom thrive on tolerance, education and eradicate ignorance, the cause of all evils... Besides...looking forward to meeting you on the Circuit, Sundance, Berlin, Oporto, Cannes, Montreal, Bogota,  Locarno, San Sebastian, Venice, The Bahamas, Austin... HAPPY NEW YEAR Bruno Chatelin ...

Richard Linklater's speaks on camera about his Oscar-nominated film BOYHOOD Snapshots of Adolescence

    Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's Boyhood is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha, Boyhood charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before. Snapsho...

Today is the deadline to become a voting Member for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards

Today is the deadline to become a voting Member for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards ...

Canada (NSI) announced the 2015 projects selected for Script to Screen - development fund

Canada (NSI) announce today the 2015 projects selected for Script to Screen, a development fund partnership with Corus’ Western Canada pay TV service, Movie Central and the Winnipeg-based NSI. The selected applicants were announced today following the application process which started in June. The Script to Screen initiative provides hands-on involvement with Movie Central’s expertise; shepherding scripts from film treatment to a polished, production-ready script with market via...

Welsh-Egyptian filmmaker Sally El Hosaini will be in San Francisco this February for the Film Society's 9th Artist in Residence

Acclaimed Emerging Filmmaker Will Be in Residence February 2-15  with a Full Schedule of School Visits, Film Screenings, a Free Artist Talk and Networking Events The San Francisco Film Society has announced that Welsh-Egyptian filmmaker Sally El Hosaini will be in San Francisco February 2 - 15 for the Film Society's ninth Artist in Residence program. El Hosaini's packed two-week schedule will include programs in each of the Film Society's core areas -- education, exhibit...

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