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Wim Wenders, President European Film Academy, in talks at The Movies that Matter Panel in Cannes

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The panel was brought to Cannes by Festival Sacré de la Beauté who invited Dario Vigano, and Wim Wenders to Cannes to speak about beauty and filmmakers responsibility in making movies that matter. It was hosted by the American Pavilion. ...
 
 

Special EFA Showcase in Cannes

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Upon invitation by the Creative Europe MEDIA Sub-Programme of the EU, the European Film Academy held a presentation with EFA Chairwoman Agnieszka Holland in Cannes: UNITED IN DIVERSITY - The first 30 years of the European Film Academy and the European Film Awa   EFA Director Marion Döring, Creative Europe MEDIA's Head of Unit, Lucía Recalde, and EFA Chairwoman Agnieszka Holland (from left to right)   ...
 
 

Edge signs Cannes buzz title The Villainess

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Edge Entertainment is proud to present the high profile acquisition of this year’s Cannes Midnight success entry The Villainess. Additionally, Edge Entertainment has picked up the Australian success Red Dog: True Blue.  The Villainess by Jung Byung-gil had its world premiere in the Cannes Official Midnight Selection; where Edge’s previous acquisition Train to Busan world premiered in 2016.  Byung-gil’s The Villainess is a captivat...
 

Interview with 'POP-AYE' Producer Weijie Lai

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Singapore native producer Weijie Lai's latest film 'Pop-Aye' (2017) by Singapore born director Kristen Tan has received international acclaim during its festival circuit, having garnered multiple awards including the Sundance Screenwriting Award, Rotterdam Big Screen Award and the FIPRESCI Jury Award at the Netia Off Camera International Film Festival in Krakow, Poland. A graduate from NYU Tisch Asia in Singapore, Lai worked on two commercial feature films then went o...
 

Thank you for joining our partners Winston Baker in Cannes: a toast

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Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedules to join Winston Baker on May 19th in Cannes! It was an honor and a pleasure to host such an outstanding group of industry participants at the InterContinental Carlton Hotel. We would also like to extend a special thanks to our sponsors and partners: Marché du Film, Akin Gump, EP Financial Solutions, Latham & Watkins, Vine Alternative Investments, Loeb & Loeb, New Zealand Film Commission, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips,...
 

Protagonist Pictures Closes Major Sales In Cannes On Award Winner ‘The Rider’ And Breakout 'The Florida Project'

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Protagonist Pictures has almost sold out on the 2017 Directors’ Fortnight selections The Florida Project from Sean Baker and The Rider from Chloé Zhao during the Cannes Film Festival, announced CEO Mike Goodridge. Both films played to packed theatres and to high critical praise in their eagerly anticipated premiere screenings at this year’s festival. The Rider was awarded the 2017 top prize of Directors’ Fortnight, The Art Cinema Award.   The Florida Project was...
 

340 Industry Professionals Sign Open Letter To Cannes Film Festival Regarding Treatment Of Parents With Children at This Year’s

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View Letter Here: http://agnesfilms.com/female-filmmakers/parents-in-the-palais-an-open-letter-to-the-cannes-film-festival/       Today, the digital publication agnès films: supporting women and feminist filmmakers published “Parents in the Palais: An Open Letter to the Cannes Film Festival.” ‘The letter expresses concern for the festival’s treatment of working parents who attended the 2017 festival accompanied by their sma...
 
 

Interview with Cyril Morin @ 70th Cannes Film Festival.

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French born Cyril Morin is a man of many talents. A prolific music composer, writer, director and producer, some of his many credits include: 'Samsara' (2001), 'A Simple Heart' (2008), 'I Do' (2015), 'Hacker's Game' (2015), 'NY84' (2016) and 'An American Trilogy' (2017). He spends his time working between Europe, USA and China and is proof that to be successful in the film business, it helps to be a Renaissance personality like himself. I ha...
 
 

Richard E. Grant, Jeremy Irvine and Sam Neil to Join Historical Drama "The Guinea Pig Club"

 
RICHARD E. GRANT, JEREMY IRVINE, and SAM NEILL TO JOIN HISTORICAL DRAMA ‘THE GUINEA PIG CLUB’   ‘THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING’S TIM SANDERS PRODUCING   Radiant Films International Launched Sales in Cannes                               Richard E. Grant (upcoming The Hitman’s Bodyguard, L...
 

MINDHACK Hacks into the 2017 Cannes Film Festival

 
New sci-fi thriller featuring amazing special F/X delves deep into the controversial, chilling and terrifying world of bio-hacking   CANNES – Film Mode Entertainment announced the World Market Premiere of Sci-Fi Thriller MINDHACK: #savetheworld at the 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival. The film stars Spencer Locke (RESIDENT EVIL), Faran Tahir (IRON MAN), Scott Mechlowicz (DEMONIC) and Chris Mason (BETWEEN TWO WORLDS) and is commercial director Royc...
 

Covert Media Boosts Lexica Films Label With Timur Bekmambetov's "Spacewalk"

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Cannes, France, Lexica Films, the foreign language label of Covert Media, has boarded the Russian language adventure thriller Spacewalk from acclaimed filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov, it was announced while in Cannes by Covert Media’s President of International Liz Kim Schwan. Lexica is handling international rights to the film which will premiere for buyers in Cannes.   Directed by Dmitry Kiselyov (Day Watch, Six Degrees of Celebration) and written by Yuri Korotkov, Sergei Kaluz...
 
 

Interview with Daphne Schmon for "All of Me" @ Cannes 2017.

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American director, editor and actor Daphne Schmon's short film “All of Me” premiered at the 2017 Cannes Marché du Film, which was selected “Best of Cannes shorts to screen” by Creative Market Group. Made by an all female team, “All of Me” is the story of a talented, genderqueer musician named Viv (played by British actress Chereen Buckley). Director Schmon, writer Emily Carlton, producer Jemma Moore and editor Philippa Carson were in attendan...
 
 

Angel Salvation premiered in Cannes with a screening in the Palais

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Angel's Salvation by Hassan AKHONDPOOR Buyers were  invited to the Market PREMIERE in Cannes of Angel's Salvation by Hassan AKHONDPOOR May 24, 10:00 am - Gray 1  Iran 2017 90 minutes  Angel (Fereshtehin persian) is the daughter of Ahmad. Her father has gone bankrupt during Iran’s nuclear sanctions years and troubled economy. The family had to sell their home and are now living in a small, ran down, house. The creditors pressure Fereshteh fo...
 

Cannes out of competition "Demons in Paradise" chronicles civil war in Sri Lanka

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On May 24 at the Cannes Film Festival, a daring film by filmmaker Jude Ratnam was screened out of competition  - Demons in Paradise. In a unique document,  Ratnam presents the historical context of the unrest between the minority Tamils and the majority Sinhalese in Sri Lanka who were favored by the colonial oppressors, the British. Ratnam revealed that he can be ostracized by both sides of the civil war in Sri Lanka as a result of making this film. Even when Sri Lanka was gran...
 

Cannes. Or Can't.

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Ex-patriate Novelist and discriminating Cinephile P. Lipari comments on Cannes and overrated directors from the backwoods of Brittany Sounds like the usual Cannes dreariness.  Do you think they do it deliberately?  Go out of their way to pick the "winners" that will piss off as many people as possible?  I have never followed Cannes with any assiduity, but my impression is that its "winners"--for example, of the Golden Masturbation Palm--are even more pathetic ...
 
 

Interview With Kayvan Mashayekh About PGA "Producers Without Borders" @ 70th annual Cannes Film Festival

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  PGA producer Kayvan Mashayekh  PGA “Producers Without Borders” started in Cannes three years ago by PGA member Kayvan Mashayekh and the general manager of The Royal Film Commission of Jordan Geroge David. The event is sponsored by The Royal Film Commission of Jordan.   After having helped to cast the various panelists myself for this year's 3rd annual PGA PWB edition, I interviewed Kayvan. Here is what he had to say:   How did ...
 
 

Raymond Depardon's "12 Days" looks at the rights of patients at French psychiatric institutions

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Screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival on May 25, the documentary 12 Days is made by the award winning director Raymond Depardon and producer and sound editor Claudine Nourgaret. This film explores a French law passed in 2013 that requires a person involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital to appear before a judge within 12 days with counsel. These “liberty and custody judges” can rule that the person remain incarcerated and be seen every six months thereaf...
 
 
 
 

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The Best in New Media - 2017 Award Winners 7th Annual New Media Film Festival

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  THE COMPETITION WAS TOUGH. THE RESULTS ARE IN. FROM 87 New Media Films & Content from 34 countries & Outer Space. Australia, Austria , Brazil , Bulgaria, Canada , Chile, Cuba, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Peru - Amazon Jungle, Philippines , Poland, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, The Netherlands, Tibet, Turkey, UK, USA 29 World Premieres | 11 US Premieres | 21 LA Premieres ...
 

The African Movie Academy Awards Wrap Up 2017 Nonimees in Kigali, Kenya

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      The jurors of the African Movie Academy Awards convened this past week to conduct their 2017 nominations in Kigali, Rwanda. The final nominees were announced by the president of the AMAA jury, Mr. Bernie Golblat on May 14, 2017 at the Kigali Convention Centre. The AMAAwards will take place June 18, 2017 in Lagos Nigeria. Here are the Nominees:   EFERE OZAKO AMAA 2017 AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM 1. Bout - Nigeria 2. On Monday Last Week - Ghana/USA 3. ...
 

The Unwilling wins three prizes including Best Horror at IIPMF Festival in Ancona

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The unwilling took home most prizes at the IIPM Film Festival winning Best CGI Best Supporting Actor and Best Horror Feature   The Unwilling is now in the Official Selection of IIPM FESTIVAL.  June 8 – 11, 2017 ...
 
 

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Submissions are open for 20th UNAFF

October 19-29, 2017

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Established twenty years ago, UNAFF celebrates the power of films dealing with human rights, environmental themes, population, migration, women’s issues, refugees, homelessness, racism, health, universal education, war and peace. UNAFF offers a unique opportunity to view documentaries that are rarely screened, to become familiar with global problems, and to acquire a better understanding of the means to address these problems.

 in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, San Francisco and Stanford University. UNAFF celebrates the power of international documentary films dealing with human rights, the environment, refugees, famine, homelessness, racism, disease control, women's issues, children, universal education, war and peace. This year’s theme RESPECT continues the ongoing celebration of the Universal Declaration of Huma...
 

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Horror Calling

13Horror.com accepting film and screenplay submissions - Horror calling

 

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Manhattan Short 
September 22 to October 1, 2017

Oscar-Qualifying Screenings 
Submit by July 31, 2017

Filmmakers who would like to get their short film qualified for the 2018 Academy Awards are urged to enter this year’s MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival, which will not only screen to over a 100,000 film buffs in over 250 cinemas across six continents, but will do a full week's run in one cinema in the county of Los Angeles. This theater booking means every film selected as a Finalist in the 2017 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival is eligible to enter the Oscar competition for 2018. MANHATTAN SHORT is now in compliance with the rules governing the Oscar Awards set forth by the Academy of Motion Pictures of Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

Click to enter: http://www.manhattanshort.com/film-entry.html

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The World of Film Festival Glasgow
September 28 – October 1, 2017

The submissions for the 4th edition of the World of Film International Festival in Glasgow, Scotland are now open. The very earlybird submitters can send their short and feature films across the three main sections of the festival - First Features & Shorts Competition, Female Perspective & Focus on Balkan Cinema. 

Films can be exclusively submitted via Film Freeway by clicking on the link below

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Montreal International Animation Film Festival - ANIMAZE August 17 – 20, 2017

Extended Deadline June 30, 2017

In partnership with filmfestivals.com

Montreal International Animation Film Festival is a people's film festival an dindutry conference dedicated to the art of animation for film and technology. 
All genres and forms are welcome.
Software an award prize. Visibility in out travelling show in Berlin, Cannes Annecy, Glasgow and more.

 

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The Evil Within selected to screen at the Calgary Horror Con June 10

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The Calgary Horror Con is the first and largest Convention in Canada dedicated to Horror.   The Convention is a gathering for the community of fans who love all forms of horror; be it cinema, literature, live performance, or art.     From the initial idea sprung a grassroots movement by a group of volunteers, and the support of amazing local Alberta talent.  The convention consists of celebrity guests, vendors, panels and an international film festival. ...
 

Indie Horror Festival had two nominations for The Unwilling

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2017 Award Nominees   BEST FEATURE THE NIGHT WATCHMEN INSOMNIUM TALES OF FEAR BEST SHORT BLURRED VISION SMALL TALK BURLAP BEST DIRECTOR SCOTT POWERS - INSOMNIUM DEAN WHITNEY - ABERRANT MITCHELL ALTIERI - THE NIGHT WATCHMEN BEST ACTOR BRENDON KRICK - THE BACKPAGE JUSTIN GORDON - GEHENNA: WHERE DEATH LIVES BRAD PENNINGTON - INSOMNIUM BEST ACTRESS DINA MEYER - THE UNWILLING BRANDI ALYSSA YOUNG - EVIL RISING NICOLE MARK JOHNSON - QUA...
 
 

HANSEL & GRETEL: A Fairy Tale with Refugee Children

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In October 2016, the EFA Project FREMDE WELTEN - NEUE FREUNDE, realised in co-operation with the agency Berliner Wohnplattform which operates various housing projects for refugees and homeless people,and supported by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, brought together around 500 residents, EFA Members, neighbours and friends at a shelter in Berlin-Charlottenburg for a special celebration. Being part of this encounter gave EFA Member and costume designer Stefanie Bruhn t...
 
 

Oscar Buzz Rises for Foreign Language Films

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Distributors at Cannes Film Festival reveal the genre is more in demand than ever before. It’s only the darling month of May and yet foreign films are attracting a lot of Oscar buzz. Excitement is beginning to mount after a large number of standing ovations were giving at private screenings during Cannes Film Festival which opened up a dialogue about films that are due for release in the genre. Filmmakers from all around the world attend film festivals each year, with their latest movies,...
 

Irish Production Company, Nantosuelta Entertainment, Attracting Hollywood with Upfront Tax Incentives

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 In 2013, I covered an Irish actress/ producer that was making waves in the industry. This was the story at the bottom of the post. Today she launches a new Irish production company, Nantosuelta Entertainment has opened its doors in Dublin. The company funds Ireland’s tax incentive of 32% upfront which does not require recoupment or back end points. The company also offers private equity financing. The incentive is set to attract filmmakers and...

 

Siraj Syed covers CommunicAsia 2017, Post-event reportage, 03: Brightcove Unveils Ground-breaking Technology

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Siraj Syed covers CommunicAsia 2017, Post-event reportage, 03: Brightcove Unveils Ground-breaking Technology Brightcove (NASDAQ: BCOV) announced at BroadcastAsia2017 (held in conjunction with CommunicAsia in Singapore, May 2017), the beta availability of Context Aware Encoding, a new video compression technology that lowers the total cost of ownership and improves video quality. Context Aware Encoding uses machine learning and deep video analysis to achieve optimum quality for each video wit...
 

Eight projects and eight producers selected for Open Doors 2017

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© Locarno Festival     The exploration of South Asia continues with a new raft of producers and projects that will be showcased for European and international partners at the Locarno Festival during the 15th edition of Open Doors, to be held from 2 to 8 August 2017.   The approach of in-depth research pursued by Open Doors is built around three distinct initiatives, Open Doors Lab, Open Doors Hub and...
 

Gourmet Cinema Food and Film at the Sydney Film Festival’s (7-18 June)

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Gourmet Cinema, the Sydney Film Festival’s (7-18 June) perfect pairing of film and food will this year present the Australian premiere of Barbecue by Adelaide filmmaking duo Matthew Salleh and Rose Tucker.  A culinary and cultural exploration of the barbecue traditions across the globe, the film will be paired with an exquisite six-course gastronomic journey to locations explored in the film at The Meat & Wine ...
 

The 64th Sydney Film Festival program

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The 64th Sydney Film Festival program was officially launched today by Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley. “The Sydney Film Festival is a collection of perspectives from many of the world’s most interesting storytellers, who reflect our shared desire to understand today’s world – from refugees and gender rights, to attitudes about country and community,” said Sydney Film Festival Director Nashen Moodley. “From the heart of ...
 

Tallinn Black Nights sub-festival Just Film chosen to present ECFA award

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  Just Film, a sub-festival of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival dedicated to screening children’s and youth cinema announces that the European Children’s Film Association (ECFA) will appoint a jury and present the prestigious ECFA Award to one film from the programme.   The winning films from each E...

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THE EVIL WITHIN by late Andrew Getty 
Winner in Houston WorldFest and Fantasporto

The sadistic tale of a lonely, mentally handicapped boy who befriends his reflection in an antique mirror. This demonic creature orders him to go on a murderous rampage to kill the people he loves most.
Starring: Frederick Koehler (Death Race), Sean Patrick Flanery (The Boondock Saints), Michael Berryman (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest) Brianna Brown (General Hospital), Dina Meyer (Starship Troopers), Kim Darby (True Grit)
Written and directed by late Andrew Getty - Produced by Eric Berliner, Michael Luceri - Sales Vision Films Lise Romanoff
 
Horror, Thriller, 100 Min, 2016 Winner best actor at Fantasporto 2017 
Synopsis I Trailer I Poster I Screener request I Sales I Festival placement
 
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OFFENSIVE, Jon Ford's thriller.Winner in Houston Worldfest

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"They were forced beyond breaking point; they have no regrets, does that make them bad people? The first part of this film will enrage you ! The second part will sate you !". Bruno Chatelin - Filmfestivals.com


A retired couple, Bernard and Helen Martin, inherit a remote house in rural France, the very same village Bernard’s war hero father liberated during the Second World War, over 70 years earlier. This peaceful couple quickly become the target of a crual gang of street kids, who terrorise the village.

An e-generation permanently plugged into their devices, devoid of empathy, a new breed of technological psychopath…Pushed beyond breaking point, can Bernard live up to his father’s legend, as the situation explodes into a brutal war of generations ?

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Revolution by Rob Stewart  
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over 40 festival wins so far

Eco Documentary feature film by Rob Stewart April 2015, 82 minutes (Sharkwater)
Revolution is a film about changing the world. The true-life adventure of Rob Stewart, this follow-up to his acclaimed SHARKWATER (36 festival wins) documentary continues his remarkable journey; one that will take him through 15 countries over four years, and where he'll discover that it's not only sharks that are in grave danger -- it's humanity itself.

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The 13th edition of Kino Otok - Isola Cinema ends tonight

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The 13th edition of Kino Otok -  Isola Cinema will end tonight at the House of Culture in Izola with the film Untitled (Michael Glawogger, Monika Willi, Austria, Germany, 2017, 107′). We will bid farewell from the 13th edition of Kino Otok – Isola Cinema with the film by  Michael Glawogger and Monika Will and with the film's godmather dr. Sarah Lunaček. Before that, throughout the whole day all of the three cinema screen will be screening and the famous Italian sceno...
 

NYAFF 2017 Announces Full Lineup with NEW Teaser Trailer and Poster

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 FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER and SUBWAY CINEMA Announce Full Lineup for THE 16th NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL June 30 – July 16, 2017 Opening Gala is the International Premiere of Thai high school thriller Bad Genius, Centerpiece Gala is the North American Premiere of slow-burning Filipino thriller Birdshot, and Closing Gala is the U.S. Premiere of Jung Byung-gil’s revenge thriller The Villainess Just...
 

Powerful and touching program of the 16th Sacramento French Film Festival.

 
The 2017 SFFF comes to you with an open-heart, figuratively and sometimes literally... Please find attached our press release with complete info on our 2016 edition. You can also visit our website for more info: http://www.sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.org/program.htm Our 2017 lineup includes 19 films with a mix of genres and themes that compose a balanced program of dramas and comedies, and where women have prominent roles. Actress Jessica Chastain, a member of the jury at the late...
 

The winners of the 57th Krakow Film Festival

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Krakow, 3rd June 2017 - On Saturday, the 3rd of June, in the full house of the cinema Kijów.Centrum, the names of the winners of the 57th edition of Krakow Film Festival were announced. The international jury granted the awards to the best documentary, short and animated films, which for the entire festival week competed for the favours of the experts and the audience in 6 cinemas in Krakow.   In the ceremony, hosted by Brian Scott, a journalist and a presenter w...
 

Siraj Syed covers CommunicAsia 2017: Post-event reportage, 02: GLOBAL Technologies selects Newtec to provide cellular backhaul

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Siraj Syed covers CommunicAsia 2017: Post-event reportage, 02: GLOBAL Technologies selects Newtec to provide cellular backhaul for Mattel Newtec--a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications—has announced a CommunicAsia Singapore, May 2017, the successful commercial deployment of a Newtec Dialog, multi-service platform, to provide cellular backhaul for Mattel, Mauritania’s leading mobile operator. Working wi...
 
 

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Wim Wenders, President European Film Academy, talks at The Movies that Matter Panel in Cannes

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The panel was brought to Cannes by Festival Sacré de la Beauté who invited Dario Vigano, and Wim Wenders to Cannes to speak about beauty and filmmakers responsibility in making movies that matter. It was hosted by the American Pavilion. ...
 

Special EFA Showcase in Cannes

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Upon invitation by the Creative Europe MEDIA Sub-Programme of the EU, the European Film Academy held a presentation with EFA Chairwoman Agnieszka Holland in Cannes: UNITED IN DIVERSITY - The first 30 years of the European Film Academy and the European Film Awa   EFA Director Marion Döring, Creative Europe MEDIA's Head of Unit, Lucía Recalde, and EFA Chairwoman Agnieszka Holland (from left to right)   ...
 

340 Industry Professionals Sign Open Letter To Cannes Film Festival Regarding Treatment Of Parents With Children at This Year’s

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View Letter Here: http://agnesfilms.com/female-filmmakers/parents-in-the-palais-an-open-letter-to-the-cannes-film-festival/       Today, the digital publication agnès films: supporting women and feminist filmmakers published “Parents in the Palais: An Open Letter to the Cannes Film Festival.” ‘The letter expresses concern for the festival’s treatment of working parents who attended the 2017 festival accompanied by their sma...
 

Armand Assante will receive the 2017 'Ischia Lifetime Achievement Award

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ITALIAN-AMERICAN ACTOR ARM AND ASSANTE TO RECEIVE THE 2017 'ISCHIA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD'.   AT THE 15th ANNUAL ISCHIA GLOBAL FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL; HIS LATEST FILM, "ULUGH BEG: THE MAN WHO UNLOCKED THE UNIVERSE" NAMED THE FEST'S 'BEST DOCUMENTARY' The Board of the Ischia International Arts Academy today announced that Italian-American actor Armand Assante ("The Lords of Flatbush," "Private Benjamin," "Gotti,") will re...
 

Demetri Martin will host the 11th Orpheus Awards at Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

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2017 Actor/comedian/writer/director Demetri Martin (“Dean,” “Finding Woodstock”) will take center stage at the Egyptian Theatre Sunday evening July 11 to host the 11th Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival. The awards are the closing night highlight to the five-day festival of films, panels and events honoring the best of the fest. Opening the Awards is Los Angeles based comedy troupe WET THE HIPPO who will perform for the 500 seat sold out crowd. Joining Martin on sta...
 
 

Nastassja Kinski to be guest of honor at Locarno

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Nastassja Kinski / © Keystone     Nastassja Kinski will be guest of honor at the 70th Locarno Festival. For the occasion the German actress will be presenting Cat People, Paul Schrader’s remake of the horror classic by French director Jacques Tourneur, dedicatee of this year’s Retrospective at Locarno.   From the outset of her career, Nastassja Kinski has appeared in films that have become part of cinema history. She was a muse for director...
 
 

Locarno Festival’s Best Independent Producer Award goes to the Swiss Michel Merkt

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      Michel Merkt     Producer Michel Merkt will be next to step up to receive the prize that for 15 years Locarno has awarded to leading players in international independent production. After Mike Medavoy, Christine Vachon and David Linde – to name just three – the 2017 The Best Independent Producer Award “Raimondo Rezzonico” will go to a Swiss producer whose skills have been crucial to the making of several interna...
 

 

Stars line up at Sydney Film Festival launching June 7 - 18, 2017

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  The 64TH Sydney Film Festival announces Korean-American actor and The Walking Dead star Steven Yeun will join director and 2017 Cannes Palme d'Or contender Bong Joon-ho, and Australian actor Daniel Henshall (Snowtown) at the Sydney Film Festival in June (7-18).  Their film Okja will premiere at the Festival, direct from sparking controversy in Cannes. The Festival also reveals former New Zealand Prime Minister and ...
 

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Aleksandr Sokurov à l'honneur aux European Film Awards

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  À l'occasion du 30ème anniversaire des European Film Awards et pour récompenser sa contribution exemplaire au monde du cinéma, la European Film Academy a l'immense plaisir de remettre le LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD à Aleksandr Sokurov pour l'ensemble de sa carrière exceptionnelle de réalisateur, de dramaturge et de directeur de la photographie.   Titulaire d'un diplôme en histoire, Aleksandr Sokurov commence &...
 

Prix des photographes - La photo des photos Prix remporté par Alan Schoenauer

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À l’occasion de la 70e édition, le Festival de Cannes crée le « PRIX DES PHOTOGRAPHES ». Le Festival a en effet souhaité saluer le travail quotidien des photographes de presse qui contribuent, eux aussi, à la légende de Cannes. Chaque jour, un jury composé de Pierre Lescure (Président du Festival de Cannes), Florence Leroy (Journaliste Sud Radio), Guillemette Odicino (Journaliste Télérama) et Laurent Weil ...
 
 

DÍFFERENT 10! L'autre cinéma espagnol : 15 films dont 2 hommages et 4 films en sortie nationale

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HOMMAGES - PROJECTIONS - RENCONTRES PROFESSIONNELLES   14 - 21 JUIN 2017 - PARIS Cinéma Majestic Passy 16 rue de Passy - 75016 Paris DÍFFERENT 10! L'autre cinéma espagnol Pour la 10è année, l'association Espagnolas en París propose au début de l'été un concentré de bon cinéma espanol... PROGRAMME           ...
 
 

Top 10 des entrées hebdo France du 31/05/2017 au 06/06/2017

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l'ONG Projet Imagine à Cannes

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Remise des Prix Jean Vigo 2017 le 12 juin

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      PRIX JEAN VIGO 2017 Les Prix Jean Vigo 2017 seront remis lundi 12 juin à 19h30 précises* au Cent...
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Cannes 2017 : 4 films aidés par la Région Ile-de-France récompensés

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            La Région Ile-de-France félicite « 120 Battements par minute », « Jeune Femme », « Barbara » et « Makala » pour les prix qui leur ont été décernés ce 28 mai. Des fictions et un documentaire qu'elle a soutenus en phase de production ou après réalisation, accompagnées p...

 

Le Festival Plein(s) Écran(s) de retour pour une 2e année !

 
Le 2e Festival Plein(s) Écran(s), premier festival de films sur Facebook au monde, aura lieu du 22 novembre au 2 décembre prochain.  Concept unique en son genre, la première année du festival a connu un succès retentissant ; 720 000 visionnements, 1,8 million de personnes atteintes et une diffusion dans plus de 50 pays ! C’est donc avec beaucoup de fébrilité et d’excitation que l’équipe de Plein(s) Écran(s) d&...
 

Le Festival Sacré de la Beauté 

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ILE SAINT HONORAT Session d’artistes diaconie de la beauté « l’artiste et le parfum » DU DIMANCHE 21 AU MERCREDI 24 MAI 2017 Sous la présidence de Mgr Gilbert Louis, évêque émérite de Chalons en Champagne avec plusieurs intervenants : Dom Vladimir Gaudrat (Père Abbé), Michael Lonsdale, Marie-Christine Barrault, Pasteur Alain Joly, Philippe Collet (diacre parfumeur), Daniel Facérias (artiste) et A...  
 

La VoD fait-elle grossir le gâteau ? Présentations et video en ligne

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Conférence de l'Observatoire européen de l'audiovisuel à Cannes      Vidéo de la conférence :  cliquez sur l'image ci-dessus pour démarrer le film.    ...
 

Rencontre entre Jacques Attali et Costa-Gavras pour la Semaine du Cinéma Positif

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Spécial Cannes : rencontre entre Jacques Attali et Costa-Gavras from Ecran total on Vimeo. ...
 

Michael Lonsdale fête ses 86 ans avec le Festival Sacré dela beauté

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Michael Lonsdale, Président d'honneur du Festival Sacré de la Beauté (créé par Anne Facérias), était l invité du diner de gala de Positive Planet avec Monseigneur Vigano (préfet du secrétariat de la communication du Saint Siège)  et son assistant particulier Père Janvier Yameogo. La fondation crée par Jacques Attali organisait pour la seconde année consécutive la semaine du Cin&...
 

Wim Wenders, qui prépare un film sur le Pape François, était à Cannes pour participer au Festival Sacré de la Beauté

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Le cinéaste allemand Wim Wenders (avec Dario Vigano et la fondatrice du Festival Sacré de la beauté) prépare un film, co-produit avec le Vatican, à partir de longs entretiens menés avec le pape François, a annoncé samedi la société qui en a acheté les droits de distribution à Cannes. "Le pape François - Un homme de confiance" est la première co-production entre le Vatican...
 

Entretien avec le préfet du Secrétariat pour la communication du Saint-Siège, lors du Festival sacré de la beauté à Cannes

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Mgr Viganò au Festival de Cannes avec Anne Facierias, présidente du Festival Sacré de la Beauté, le réalisateur Wim Wenders et Bruno Chatelin, co-fondateur de filmfestivals.com.Foto credit: Amirah Parker for the American Pavilion (Festival of Cannes)   Interviewé par Jesus Colina ALETEIA.ORG qu'on  voit ci dessous à Cannes avec Silvia Costantini (Dr Com) lors du Gala de la Semaine du Cinema Positif ...
 

Lancement à Cannes du Global Chinese Film Festival

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La 1ère édition du Festival du Film Chinois de Cannes 26 mai - 27 mai         Nous  sommes très  heureux de vous inviter de participer  «Global Chinese Film Festival» . Veuillez-vous trouver  ci-joint l'invitation et la presentation en PDF.     Présentation : «Global Chinese Film Festival» ont le plaisir de vous inviter à la 1ère édition du ...
 

Le message du Pape au monde des médias et de la communication : Communiquer l'espérance et la confiance en notre temps

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“Festival Sacré de la Beauté” | 70ème Festival de Cannes, 25 mai 2017 CINEMA, RÉCIT D’ÉSPERANCE Msgr Dario Edoardo Viganò Préfet du Secrétariat pour la Communication Saint Siège, à cannes le 25 pour participer au panel sur la place dela spiritualité dans le cinéma, et making movies that matter (au pavillon américain)   Lors d'un récent voyage &a...
 

Reprise de la 56e Semaine de la Critique à la Cinémathèque

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La Région Centre-Val de Loire et Ciclic distinguées à Cannes à travers le Grand prix du jury pour 120 battements par minute

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La Région Centre-Val de Loire et Ciclic distinguées à Cannes : le Grand prix du jury attribué à Robin Campillo pour 120 battements par minute      Ciclic renoue avec la prestigieuse compétiti...
 

Le FID est heureux de vous présenter les jurys de la Compétition Internationale et de la Compétition Française :

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Sharunas Bartas présidera le jury dela compétition internationale   JURY INTERNATIONAL   JURY NATIONAL           Président   Président       ...
 

19e Festival du cinéma brésilien de Paris (20-27 juin 2017)

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19e édition du Festival du cinéma brésilien de Paris Cinéma L'Arlequin (6e) du 20 au 27 juin 2017 La 19e &e...
 

Seattle Shortsfest Winners announced

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Awards Given for Best Live Action, Documentary, Animation       The Seattle International Film Festival, the largest and most highly attended festival in the United States, announced today this year's ShortsFest Jury Award winners. ShortsFest Weekend, SIFF's celebration of the shor...
 

NIFFF Invasion 2017

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Durant les 9 jours du Festival International du Film Fantastique de Neuchâtel (30 juin – 8 juillet 2017), NIFFF INVASION animera la cité à travers une série d’activités pour petits et grands, sous l'impulsion de la Ville de Neuchâtel. Projections open air et jeune public entièrement gratuites, installation inédite d’œuvres en réalité virtuelle, Escape Game zombie dans un décor mus&ea...
 

À nous le cinéma ! Les 7, 8 et 9 juin: les Rencontres internationales du Cinéma à La Cinémathèque

 
Les 7, 8 et 9 juin, La Cinémathèque française accueille les 23èmes Rencontres internationales du Cinéma, cent ans de jeunesse : 1000 enfants et jeunes ont réalisé des petits films-essais autour de la question du jeu dans 9 pays européens : en France (8 régions en métropole et Outre-mer), en Allemagne, Belgique, Bulgarie, Espagne, Finlande, Lituanie, Portugal et Royaume-Uni, ainsi qu'à travers le...
 

Le Production Summit se tiendra les 27 et 28 juin 2017

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Le Production Summit, qui se tiendra les 27 et 28 juin 2017 au Centre de Conférence Capital 8 à Paris ! Un évènement unique exclusivement dédié à la production, pour en comprendre les enjeux actuels et anticiper les changements de demain, que ce soit dans le domaine du financement, de la coproduction, de la distribution, de la télévision… Autour de keynotes, tables rondes, ateliers et speed datings, vous d&eac...

 

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