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CASBAA Philippines in View Conference - 30 August 2017

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  To counter piracy, the Philippines needs "High quality, convenient and legal content" says CASBAA in its "Philippines in View 2017 Report" MANILA, Aug 24, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - The "Philippines in View 2017" Pay-TV conference, hosted by regional industry body CASBAA, on 30 August 2017 at the Marriott Hotel in Manila, will highlight the country's role as a continuing growth market for digital video in all its forms. However, the Philippines is al...

“Familiye” by Kubilay Sarikaya and Sedat Kirtan Opens the 24th Edition of the Oldenburg International Film Festival

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        A film about tough streets and tender ties - the World Premiere of “Familiye” will open the Festival on September 13, 2017   After serving a 5-year prison sentence, Danyal is free at last to rejoin life on the outside and resume his role as head of the family. Since the death of his parents, he’s assumed responsibility for his two younger brothers and kept the boys together. But in the rough hood of Berlin-Spandau-Neustadt,...

12th annual Sydney Latin American Film Festival returns this september

  DIVERSE, DISTINCT, AND DARING:   SYDNEY LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PROGRAM! From the wonderful and inspiring to the thought-provoking, say hola to the 12th annual Sydney Latin American Film Festival (SLAFF) this September (07-11). Returning to Dendy Opera Quays, the Festival will screen a specially curated program of captivating contemporary Latin American cinema: eight feature films, two documentaries, and seven short...

Closing Gala of 61st BFI London Film Festival Announced

     The 61st BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is delighted to announce that this year’s Closing Night gala will be Martin McDonagh’s THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI. The film will receive its UK premiere on Sunday 15 October at the Odeon Leicester Square and acclaimed screenwriter, director and playwright McDonagh is expected to attend along w...

CineLatino Film Festival Is Back in Denver

CineLatino is a 4-day, cultural celebration of Latino Cinema. With 13 titles, the festival features a healthy mix of feature and documentary films, along with new and repertory titles. The Festival will take place during Hispanic Heritage month, on September 21-24, 2017 at the Denver Film Society’s Sie FilmCenter.       ...

Harry Dean Stanton Retrospective at New York's Quad Cinema Beginning September 22nd

  Few actors are as recognizable in American movies as Harry Dean Stanton. The singularly mild-mannered face of the New Hollywood, his repertoire expands to dozens of appearances in beloved studio, cult and independent movies, with only a handful of starring roles to his name. In a career spanning more than 60 years, Stanton’s inimitable, gently hangdog persona revealed a capacity for harebrained agitation and profound melancholy that prove equally disarming, all while never les...

CARAVAN by Sebastian Schipper Starts Shooting

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  Shooting commenced 23 August 2017, on Sebastian Schipper’s kinetic journey across a changing Europe. Written by Schipper and Oliver Ziegenbalg (Friendship), CARAVAN is award-winning director Schipper’s English language debut, and his fifth feature as a director. It is a fitting follow-up to his visceral and immersive Berlinale Silver Bear winner Victoria, a study of the youthful desire for connection combined with an impulsive and exhilarating twist on the heist movie. In CAR...

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Chelsea Film Festival October 19-22, 2017 www.chelseafilm.org             ...

Protagonist Pictures' ‘Vita & Virginia’ Completes Casting Ahead Of September Shoot - Multiple Sales Completed on Title

   Gemma Arterton     ‘VITA & VIRGINIA’ COMPLETES CASTING AHEAD OF SEPTEMBER SHOOT   Isabella Rossellini and Elizabeth Debicki Join Gemma Arterton   PROTAGONIST PICTURES CLOSES UK DEAL WITH THUNDERBIRD RELEASING    Elizabeth Debicki (“The Night Manager”, The Great Gatsby, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) and Isabella Rossellini (Blue Velvet, Joy) have joined Gemma Arterton (The Girl With All The Gifts, Their Finest...

Final Update: Latest News about SoundTrack_Cologne

Halfdan E (Popular Music, Borgen) joins the line-up of the Theme Day Music in TV series. He started his career in music as a bass player in a wealth of different Danish bands in the early 1980s. Since then he composed the scores for more than 60 TV series and films, including the Swedish comedy film Popular Music, the TV series Borgen, Apple Tree Yard, Badehotellet and the films A Somewhat Gentle Man, The Inheritance and The Bouncer. Halfdan is Chairman of the Danish Federation of Film and Med...

Company name changed from Iran ArtHouse Film TO ArtHouse Cinematheque, in internatioanl level.

To expand their work at international level, ArtHouse Film launched  ArtHouse Cinematheque in Canada which complements “Iran ArtHouse Film activities. There has been no change in the over-all organizational structure and they will continue as sales agent for Iranian and international ArtHouse feature, documentary and short movies which have built their strong brand in the industry.  http://www.arthousecinematheque.com/ contact:  iranart...

Nelvana and Toon Boom team up with OIAF for Pitch THIS! Competition

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The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), North America’s leading animation film festival, is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for anyone with a great idea for an animated TV series. Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, Canada’s premiere animation company and long-time OIAF partner, is offering a development deal, in addition to Toon Boom animation software, to the winner of Pitch THIS! at the event’s industry stream TAC (The Animation Conference), Septembe...

Tofifes Panamá opens for film submissions to films for children and teenagers

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Tormenta Creativa, S.A. is pleased to officially invite producers, directors, individuals, legal entities and other people interested in national and international audiovisual productions for children and teenagers to submit their audiovisual works (Short / Feature Films) in order to participate in the I Torrecinos Film Festival (Tofifes) whose International Screening will take place from November 20th to 25th 2017.     ​ Tofifes aims to organize spaces where Panamanian children...

Under The Milky Way to release music biopics DALIDA and DJANGO in theatres in the US

Under The Milky Way has acquired US domestic theatrical rights to Award-winning music biopics DALIDA and DJANGO, it was announced by company co-founder Alexis Derendinger. UNDER THE MILKY WAY are prepping DALIDA and DJANGO for theatrical releases commencing in Fall 2017 and Early 2018 respectively. Accomplished filmmaker Lisa Azuelos’ much-anticipated DALIDA biopic goes backstage with the enchanting Egyptian-born Italian singer who became France’s reigning pop star from the 1950s t...

RIP Jerry Lewis

 Photo by Alan Schoenauer Jerry Lewis (born March 16, 1926) was an American comedian, actor, singer, film producer, screenwriter and film director. He is known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio. He was originally paired up with Dean Martin in 1946, forming the famed comedy team of Martin and Lewis. In addition to the duo's popular nightclub work, they starred in a successful series of comedy films for Paramount Pictures. Lewis was also known for his charity f...

Jackson Hole Wildlife Film FestivalAudioscape and Special Jury Results Round Out Full List of 2017 Finalists!

      Special thanks to Dolby for judging the Audioscape category, and to our preliminary judges for nominating films considered for Special Jury.   See the Finalists   ...

15 short films compete for Iris Prize Best British Award including an animation about a gay man who lives with a real bear!

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    ·       Pinewood Studios Group continue to offer the £20,000 award for Best British LGBT short film   ·       Trans stories make up almost a third of the competing films presented by some of Britain’s brightest film makers Organisers of the Iris Prize have today (09/08/2017) announced details of the 15 short films competing for the Best British Award at the 2017 Iris Prize Festival. The ...

Glenn Close to receive Zurich Film Festival’s Golden Icon Award

  The Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) announced today that Glenn Close will receive the Golden Icon Award at this year’s Festival,  which takes place from September 28 to October 8, 2017.   The Golden Icon Award is the Festival’s most prestigious symbol of recognition, in appreciation of the lifetime achievements of an actor or actress. Glenn Close will be honored with the award on Sunday October 1.   Ms Close will also present her latest film, THE WIFE with her...

Meet Keith Garcia Programming Manager for Denver Film Society and the Sie FilmCenter

      Allow me to (re)introduce myself. I'm Keith Garcia and I'm happy to announce that I will be the interim Programming Manager for Denver Film Society and the Sie FilmCenter for the next little while. Some of you may know me from my salad days when I held this same position for the organization for nearly a decade - going all the way back to the ol' Starz FilmC...

Jameson CineFest honors Jiři Menzel and Magda Vásáryova

The leading Hungarian film event, the 14th Jameson CineFest awaits the audience in 8-17 September 2017. On the 8th of September the festival opens its gate with the screening of ‘Shortcuts’ aka ‘Cutting it Short’ with the director, JiřiMenzel and the leading actress, Magda Vásáryova as special guests. The Academy Award winner director is this year’s Lifetime Achievement Aawrd winner, and the actress and diplomat Vásáryova ...

BATTLE OF THE SEXES Gala screening at 61st London FIlm Festival Announced

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The 61st BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is thrilled to serve up BATTLE OF THE SEXES, starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell, as this year’s American Express Gala at this year’s Festival. The film will receive its European Premiere on Saturday 7 October at London’s Odeon Leicester Square, with Emma Stone, Andrea Riseborough, Elisabeth Shue, directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton, and the legendary Billie Jean King expected...

Los Cabos International Film Festival announces three new prizes in its 2017 edition.

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Los Cabos International Film Festival is pleased to announce three new prizes in its 2017 edition. In addition to being the most important film and cultural meeting point between Mexico, the USA, and Canada, it is still the festival which confers the largest number of awards in all of Latin America.   The Festival’s organizers believe supporting film-makers and the exhibition of their film and television projects to be essential. To this effect, during...

Atlantic International Film Festival announces full festival program for event, Sept. 14 - 21 in Halifax

  FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival announces its full program today, featuring over 120 film screenings and a full slate of special events, to be presented over eight days in Halifax, September 14-21. "As Atlantic Canada’s curator of epic and unforgettable stories this year’s program delivers like never before. Incredible regional films sit alongside some of the best the screens of the worl...

Oldenburg Honors Maverick Producer Ed Pressman with Retrospective

“Film seemed to be a way of changing the world”- Ed Pressman This personal credo resonates through his body of work and pioneering creativity and passion for story telling that has enabled and launched the careers of cinemas most acclaimed directors and stars. On the 50th Anniversary of his first foray into filmmaking in 1967, and with nearly 90 films to his credit, Ed Pressman is an iconic and prolific force to whom modern cinema and so many of its greatest artists ...

Announcing ILLUMINATE Film Festival Retreat’s Film Line-up

Who are we? Why are we here? Where are we going? How are we connected? What power do we have over it all? These are questions the human race has been asking for eons. Are we at a point in our evolution to find the answers? Come take a journey of inquiry, discovery and empowerment with us at the ILLUMINATE Film Festival Retreat in the verdant redwood forests of northern California. Set aside 4 days in early October to immerse yourself in inspirational films, meaningful ceremonies, thoughtf...

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