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Sundance 2017 Jury Members announced

 And Jessica Williams to Host Live-Streamed Awards Show ...
 

Actress Eileen Dietz to attend the World Premiere of "Lake Alice

LAKE ALICE SYNOPSIS: LAKE ALICE is set during Christmas at an isolated cabin in the subzero temperatures of northern Wisconsin where the days are short and the nights last forever. The cast includes Brando Eaton (American Sniper), Peter O'Brien (X-Men Origins: Wolverine), Eileen Dietz (The Exorcist), Brad Schmidt (House of Lies), Caroline Tudor (Mortal Combat: Legacy), Laura Niemi (Jobs), and ...
 

The Midwest Independent Film Festival is Back at Sundance

The Midwest Independent Film Festival is Back at Sundance: Monday January 23rd!  The Midwest Independent Film Festival is the nation's only film festival solely dedicated to the Midwest filmmaker, presenting audiences with regionally produced independent cinema every First Tuesday of the month at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, 2828 North Clark in Chicago. This year-round film festival sits proudly at the center of the independent film scene in Chicago and the Midwest and is de...
 
 

HBO has acquired U.S. TV rights to the searing documentary CRIES FROM SYRIA

    HBO has acquired U.S. TV rights to the searing documentary CRIES FROM SYRIA, by Oscar® nominee Evgeny Afineevsky, ahead of its world premiere in the Documentary Premieres section of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 22. This harrowing account of the Syrian civil war from the inside out is Afineevsky’s follow-up to the Emmy®- and Oscar®-nominated “Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedo...
 

Spotlight Initiative Gala to Light Up Park City

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Connie Britton, Jay Duplass, Laura Prepon, and Barbara Kopple named 2017 Honorees to receive Awards The Creative Coalition announced this year’s honorees headlining the 2017 Spotlight Initiative Awards Gala Dinner to be held at the Kia Supper Suite during the upcoming Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Confirmed talent include actor and President of The Creative Coalition Tim Daly; actors Connie Britton, Jay Duplass, Laura Prepon, Carrie Preston, directors Barbara ...
 

Netflix presents Burning Sands

PRESENTS BURNING SANDS     from director/co-writer Gerard McMurray starring Trevor Jackson (ABC's American Crime), Alfre Woodard (Netflix's Luke Cage), Steve Harris (ABC's The Practice), Tosin Cole and DeRon Horton. Burning Sands takes you on a raw, voyeuristic journey of fraternity pledging through the eyes of one favored pledgee, who is torn between honoring a code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing....
 

Newness and TRUMPED: Inside The Greatest Political Upset of All Time Join Festival Lineup

2017 Sundance Film Festival Adds Two More Films (L-R) Newness. Credit: Courtesy of Production; TRUMPED: Inside The Greatest Political Upset of All Time. Credit:Laura Hudock/Courtesy of SHOWTIME. Sundance Institute augments the 2017 Sundance Film Festival program with two new independent films, announced today: Newness, from director Drake Doremus, and TRUMPED: Inside The Greatest Political Upset of All Time, from directors Banks Tarver, Ted Bourne and Mary Robertson. The...
 

Anyone can make a movie. With no money. And be a well-known filmmaker.Download this ebook to findout how!

NO BUDGET FILMMAKING by Jack Truman. The entire Ebook will be available for free during Sundance and Slamdance. Here's a link to the Ebook for your review: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/646348 Anyone can make a movie. With no money. And be a well-known filmmaker. An informative, alternative, out-of-the-box reference book for the film industry, NO BUDGET FILMMAKING covers a wide range of tips and tools: from proven filmmaking techniques, valuable industry resources, and more...
 

Oklahoma City premieres in Sundance traces the events where 168 people were killed and 675 were injured in the blast

  OKLAHOMA CITY Barak Goodman's Startling Look At the Catastrophic Origins of the White Nationalist Movement   *Premieres at Sundance 2017* *Opens in Theaters Feb. 3* *Premieres on PBS on Feb. 7*           From American Experience - PBS: On April 19, 1995, Timothy McVeigh, a former soldier deeply influenced by the literature and ideas of the radical right, parked a Ryder truck with a five-ton fertilizer bomb in front of the Alfred P. M...
 

GOLDEN EXITS Premieres in Sundance U.S. Dramatic Competition

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  Written and Directed by Alex Ross Perry (Acquisition Title/WME and Forager Films) Starring Emily Browning, Adam Horovitz, Mary-Louise Parker, Lily Rabe, Jason Schwartzman, Chloë Sevigny and Analeigh Tipton     Synopsis:   Nick has settled into a safe existence in a small pocket of Brooklyn, where he currently toils on an archival project for his father-in-law. Soon, 20-something Naomi arrives from Australia to assist Nick for the semester. She has no acquainta...
 
 

LOOK AND SEE: A Portrait of Wendell Berry to screen at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

        LOS ANGELES, CA (December 12, 2016) — LOOK AND SEE: A Portrait of Wendell Berry (previously titled THE SEER), directed by Independent Spirit Award-winning filmmaker Laura Dunn (THE UNFORESEEN), will screen in the Spotlight section at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival as part of the The New Climate program, following its award-winning premiere at SXSW earlier this year. The Sundance Film Festival...
 

Followup to An Inconvenient Truth to World Premiere at 2017 Sundance Film Festival as Day One Screening

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  Documentary Caps Festival’s First Slate of ‘The New Climate’ Films and Work About Environment and Conservation   The Honorable Al Gore, 45th Vice President of the United States, former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed, Social Entrepreneur Jeff Skoll & Others Join ‘Power of Story’ Panel on January 22; Live Streamed at sundance.org   ...
 

MACHINES by Rahul Jain World documentary competition

  75 min / color /India, Germany, Finland / 2016 / North American premiere Director Rahul Jain is available for interviews - screenings TBA Guy Lodge in Variety: "Mechanical spectacle and human pain make surprisingly complementary subjects in Rahul Jain's composed, immersive Indian factory tour. Following its critically acclaimed world premiere at the International Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), Rahul Jain's feature debut MACHINES competes in ...
 
 

The Wound to Make World Premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

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The Wound, a film by by John Trengove, will make its world premiere in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The Sundance Film Festival takes place January 19-29 with screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, Utah. The Sundance Film Festival has introduced global audiences to some of the most groundbreaking films of the past three decades, including Boyhood, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Fruitvale Station, Whiplash, The End of the...
 

New Frontier Showcases Storytelling’s Future at 2017 Sundance Film Festival

Virtual / Augmented Reality Experiences, Installations, Live Performances Lead Programming, Including Works by Chris Milk, Nonny de la Peña      Now in its second decade of breaking new ground at the forefront of art and technology, Sundance Institute has curated an in-depth vision of storytelling’s future for the 2017 edition of New Frontier at the Sundance ...
 

THE GOOD POSTMAN by Tonislav Hristov - World Cinema Documentary Competition

Sundance Film Festival - world cinema documentary competition -          82 min / color / Finland / Bulgaria / 2016 / North American premiere Screenings TBA Critical praise for THE GOOD POSTMAN: Variety: "Tonislav Hristov's superb documentary study of electoral process in a small Bulgarian village pulses with wider-world resonance." Screen International: "for outsiders to Europe’s issues, a textbook illustration...
 

PERSON TO PERSON to Make World Premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

Michael Cera, Tavi Gevinson, Abbi Jacobson, Bene Coopersmith and George Sample III Head up Ensemble Cast     PERSON TO PERSON, written and directed by Dustin Guy Defa, will make its World Premiere in the NEXT Section at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The Sundance Film Festival takes place January 19-29 with screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort, Utah. In PERSON TO PERSON, a record collector hustles for a big score while his heartbroken roommat...

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IFFR announces selection for Big Screen Competition 2017

46th International Film Festival Rotterdam 25 January - 5 February 2017   International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) has announced the films nominated for the VPRO Big Screen Award 2017. Films competing for the award include: Chez nous, the highly current election drama by Lucas Belvaux (38 Témoins), as ...
 

IFFR announces complete Bright Future selection

46th International Film Festival Rotterdam 25 January – 5 February 2017 Rotterdam, 4 January 2017 IFFR announces complete Bright Future selection Impact Cinema adopts Bright Future Award International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) today announces the full line-up ...
 

The line-up and the jury of the Hivos Tiger Awards Competition 2017 have been announced!

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Eight films will compete for the two awards during the upcoming festival. The following films have been selected for the Hivos Tiger Competition: Arábia, Brazil, 2017, Affonso Uchoa, João Dumans The Burglar, Israel, 2017, Hagar Ben Asher Columbus, USA, 2017, kogonada Demonios tus ojos, Spain, 2017, Pedro Aguilera Light Thereafter, Bulgaria/Belgium, 2017, Konstantin Bojanov Quality Time, Netherlands/Norway, 2017, D...

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Sci Films 2017 from Summer Hill Films presented at Berlin

Altered Spirits  Scifi, action
Four young people are pulled into an alternate dimension through a portal in a sweat lodge. On the other side four murderous spirits of centuries-old gold hunters await to steal the young peoples’ bodies and return to the living world.Watch the trailer for "Altered Spirits"
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L.A. Beat is a feature film by Christoph Kositzka that takes you to the underworld of Los Angeles. Cops, bad guys, guns and drugs - all the elements for a banging action movie. See the trailer and stills below! 

Synopsis: 
While taping an episode of a popular police reality TV show, "L.A. Beat", a cop and a film crew are taken hostage by a vigilante hell-bent on revenge. Disguised as a police officer, the hijacker cruises the streets and alleys of the Los Angeles underbelly, delivering his own twisted style of justice. The film crew follows and records the action, as the vigilante hunts down drug dealers, vandals, pimps and more.  Watch the trailer for L.A. Beat here!

EFP celebrates 20th anniversary of European Film Promotion

It was exactly 20 years ago – during the 1997 Berlinale – that the time was right to launch EUROPEAN FILM PROMOTION e.V. (EFP) to highlight European films internationally in the face of domination from US blockbusters. Initially, ten countries joined forces to promote and market their national cinema in a European context and create networking opportunities for their up-and-coming creatives at major film festivals around the globe. The i...
 

Perspektive Deutsches Kino 2017: The Millennial Generation

  Fourteen Films, including nine full-length fiction and documentary films, have been invited for the Perspektive Deutsches Kino in 2017. Strong fiction films by millennials characterise this year’s selection. The directors, who are mostly in their early 30s and were coming of age around the turn of the millennium, were shaped and socialised by this period. With them we take a look back into childhood and adolescence. We see kids affected by their parents’ separation, and en...
 

Samsonite RED is Premium Partner of the 31st TEDDY AWARD

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The 31st Teddy Award is presented within the framework of the International Film Festival  (9 Feb. – 19 Feb. 2017)  on February 17th, 2017 at Haus der Berliner Festspiele. For the very first time it is supported by Samsonite RED.    Since 31 years, the TEDDY AWARD rewards movies and filmmakers, who contribute with engagement and queer topics for more tolerance, equality, acceptance and diversity in society. More than 1500 guests from culture, art, economy, politics an...
 

67th Berlinale: Competition and Berlinale Special

67th Berlinale: Competition and Berlinale Special - Danny Boyle, Hong Sangsoo, Thomas Arslan, Volker Schlöndorff, Sabu, Álex de la Iglesia and Josef Hader’s Directorial Debut in the Competition Programme   Competition   The following films will be celebrating world or international premieres in the Competition of the Berlinale 2017.   Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja (On the Beach at Night Alone) South Korea By Hong Sangsoo (Nobody's Daughter Haewon, Right...
 

Berlinale Shorts 2017: Reframing the Image

  23 films from 19 countries will be competing for the Golden and the Silver Bear as well as the Audi Short Film Award, worth € 20,000, and a nomination for the European Film Awards at the 2017 edition of Berlinale Shorts. The Algerian film Monangambeee, produced in 1969 and directed by Sarah Maldoror, will also be screened out of competition.   The International Short Film Jury 2017 will be composed of Christian Jankowski, artist and professor at the Stuttgart State Academy ...
 

C Int’l Sales - BERLIN 2017 Line up

  Animation / India-France-Germany / Delivery: Cannes 2019 / English / Pre-Production From the team behind Oscar® nominated Waltz with Bashir and multi award winning Director, Gitanjali Rao comes her first feature animation: BOMBAY ROSE. Director: Gitanjali Rao Synopsis: On the Bollywood-soaked streets of Bombay, many lives and loves come together through the story of one red rose. Click HERE for a presentation of the film. Password: BRTiff2016 Script available upon request ...
 

Berlinale Talents: 250 Young Filmmakers from 71 Countries Invited

 
Berlinale Talents welcomes 250 emerging professionals from 71 countries to its 15th edition. Exploring the theme “Courage: Against All Odds”, the Talents will participate in a six-day programme featuring over 100 events, with many open to the public. Environmental sculptor Christo is going to join Berlinale Talents. The acclaimed artist will be one of around 100 internationally renowned experts presenting and discussing their work. Berlinale Talents will again take place in t...
 

On February 9, 2017, the 67th Berlin International Film Festival will open with the world premiere of Etienne Comar’s directorial debut: Django.   Django will participate in the official competition of the Berlinale.The French film revolves around Django Reinhardt, the famous guitarist and composer, and his flight from German-occupied Paris in 1943. Within moments, this superb guitarist was able to reach people’s hearts with his instrument. Yet as Sinti, his family was haras...Digital Gym

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Award Season 2017: And The Nominees Are… Split & No Director-ess?

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent During Award Season when Hollywood has the limelight, and this includes every major guild and member-based award show up until the 89th Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, there is a shopworn practice of splitting the Nominations announcements in the news, setting up anticipation for several different dates for the same organization. For example, today Jan. 11, the Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced its TV, Commercial and Documentary Nominees, wi...
 

 

25 Clues Meryl Streep Is Not Overrated: Out of the “Sandra Dee Box” & Into A Twitter War

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent So, here's the story, as they say in the movies... Sunday night Jan. 8, at the Golden Globes hosted by Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), award-winning actor/legend Meryl Streep stepped in it by “calling out” the new US President-Elect with a pointed speech on bullying as an undesirable trait. Long story, short, the soon-to-be-installed President Donald J. Trump, ignited a Twitter firefight in which he dubbed Str...
 

Nominations Announced for the 11th Asian Film Awards

The Asian Film Awards Academy announced the nominations for the 11th Asian Film Awards (AFA) in Hong Kong today. For this edition, AFA received almost 1,600 submissions from 28 countries and regions. Seventy-three nominations were made for awards in 15 categories, representing 34 films from 12 countries and regions. Japanese films and talents were nominated in all 15 categories, including a Best Film Award nomination for Harmonium (Director: Koji Fukada).   ...
 

BAFTAs 2017: the nominations

Among the nominated films that first screened to UK audiences at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival are La La Land (receiving 11 nominations), Arrival, Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight, American Honey, Nocturnal Animals, Lion, The 13th, Toni Erdmann and The Eagle Huntress. Outstanding British debut contender The Pass was the opening night film at BFI Flare in 2016. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 12 February at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Best Film ARRIVAL Dan Levine, Shawn ...
 

Golden Globes Awards 2017 Full list of winners and nominees

Winners & Nominees 2017  Best Motion Picture - Drama WINNER Moonlight     NOMINEE Hell Or High Water     NOMINEE Lion     ...
 

Moonlight Best drama, 6 nominations

WINNERS & NOMINEES Moonlight Golden Globes: 6 Nominations, 1 Win A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami...
 

LA LA LAND sings to high notes winning 7

The film transformed each of the 7 nominations into gold! A record! Golden Globes: 7 Nominations, 7 Wins  A jazz pianist and a struggling actress cross paths in Los Angeles. Director:Damien Chazelle ...
 

Voting for Oscar nominations opens today

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Voting for Oscar nominations opens Thursday, January 5 for Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences members, to be completed by Friday, January 13. The nominees for the 89th annual awards will be announced Tuesday, January 24. ...
 

18 scientific and technical achievements to be honored with with Academy Awards

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 18 scientific and technical achievements represented by 34 individual award recipients, as well as five organizations, will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. “This year we are particularly pleased to be able to honor not only a wide range of new technologies, but also the pioneering digital cinema cameras that hel...
 

Slow Clap to Wild Applause: WGA Nom for DEADPOOL is Dead On

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Say what you will about “rigged” elections and fixed ways of thinking, voters at the WGA (Writers Guild of America) just went rogue and nominated DEADPOOL. Okay, they didn’t exactly go rogue, they actually went bold by nominating the graphic novel adapt of a Marvel character, from the X-Men series, by 20th Century Fox - a genre often limited to the margins of high art. Why are they right to do so? Because it’s no...
 

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New Media Film Festival
June 6-8, 2017

April 25, 2017 Final Deadline

The Best in New Media....Honoring Stories Worth Telling 

Judges from HBO, Marvel, Emmys, Grammys, Oscars and other Industry Leaders
Each entry is considered for Screening, Competition ($45k in awards) and Distribution Opportunities. 
Quotes: 

“If the TED Conference is where technology, entertainment and design meet in a broad forum, then the New Media Film Festival is its cinematic counterpart.” – VG

"I thank the New Media film festival for what they've done for young filmmakers." – Legendary Director Roger Corman

"Top 25 Festivals Worth The Entry Fee" - Movie Maker Magazine

"Makes the cutting edge accessible" - Huffington Post

 

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


January 12, 2017 Earlybird Deadline

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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Melbourne Documentary Film Festival Calling

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February 28, 2017 Regular Deadline 

The Melbourne Doc Fest each year curates world class features direct from some of the hottest most prestigious documentary film festivals in the world like Sheffield Doc Fest, Traverse City Film Festival Doc NYC, SXSW, Doc Edge and IDFA. But what matters to us most is documentaries that are well-made, compelling, thought provoking, passionate and relevant to Australian audiences.

The Melbourne Doc Fest is one of the world newest documentary film festivals and one of the most fun and interesting stop overs on the international documentary film festival circuit. It is the only festival in Australasia to provide feedback on submissions. ...

Good luck filmmakers! 

Maryland International Film Festival March 31 – April 2, 2017

Submit by January 13, 2017

For 6 years, we've been bringing in the finest films from around the world. The film festival became a 501(c)3 and launched in 2009 and now screens more then 70 films each year! Hollywood Director Joe Carnahan is our creative director. He has brought us such films as "The Grey" and "The A-Team" with Liam Neeson and now has Bad Boys 3 in pre-production. Most of our previous winners of Best Feature have obtained distribution. Last year's winner BEREAVE just signed a distribution deal and said, " I wish to take a moment to tell you that your hospitality and your wonderful festival helped our film stand out for distribution. Thank you for that and we'll be sending you more of our work in the future.” So join us!

We look forward to having you screen at our 6th year anniversary!

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

Regular Deadline February 24, 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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New York Festivals  
The 2017 Television & Film Awards gala will take place at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 25th, 2017

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Deadline extended

The New York Festivals International TV & Film Awards honors the World’s Best TV and Films at its annual gala at NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 25th. Founded in 1957, NYF TV & Film Awards offers a powerhouse of categories including: 30 categories for documentaries and dozens of categories for news, drama and performers. New York Festivals welcomes network, studio, independent, and student productions of all lengths across all platforms. Late entries accepted until January 5th, 2017. For more information visit: http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/tvfilm/

NYF TV & Film Awards New Categories for 2017: Heroes, Ecotourism, and Best Use of Technology

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The 50th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival  April 21 to 30, 2017

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Submit by January 15, 2017
In partnership with filmfestivals.com

Enter the Festival that discovered Spielberg, Lucas, Coppola, Ang Lee, the Coen Brothers, David Lynch, and John Lee Hancock with their first awards!

Competition in 10 major categories! More than 200 specialized sub-categories offer fair competition and a chance for a Remi Award!

The 50th Annual WorldFest-Houston offers Screening Shorts, Docs, Features, Music Videos, Experimental & Student Films on Big 60' AMC Theater screens, with over 600 Intl filmmakers attending the ten-day International Film Festival.. SUBMIT.

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New documentary about the life of Michael Brody Jr. TO BE PRODUCED BY Edward R. Pressman and Shep Gordon

Shep Gordon (pictured) and Edward R. Pressman to team with acclaimed director Keith Maitland on new documentary about the life of Michael Brody Jr.   Producers Edward R. Pressman (American Psycho, Wall Street) and Shep Gordon (Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Village of the Damned) announced today that they have partnered with award-winning director Keith Maitland on The Untitled Michael Brody Jr. Documentary. The film tells the story of  Michael Brody Jr., a 21-year-old ...
 
 

LA LA LAND, perpetrated by Daniel Chazelle Reviewed by Alex Deleon

  Assessment ~Pa-thet-ic.   The new Hollywood musical with the intriguing title "La-La-Land one of the most talked about motion pictures  in recent years with two of Hollywood's most attractive and popular younger generation stars, Ryan Gosling  and Emma Stone, can best be summed up in a single three syllable word ~~.  PA-THET--IC! -- Gosling, in spite of a name that makes one think of chopped goose liver, is indeed quite handsome in the&nb...
 
 

Glasgow Film Festival will open on 15 February with Handsome Devil. Directed by John Butler

European Premiere of coming-of-age story Handsome Devil will be the Opening Gala for the thirteenth annual Glasgow Film Festival on 15 February World Premiere of Mad To Be Normal starring David Tennant announced as Closing Gala film - David Tennant will attend the Festival on 26 February   Life of renowned artist and writer John Berger to be celebrated in the Scottish premiere of The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger   The thirteenth annual Glasgow Film Festival...
 

"The Ivory Game" on Netflix A Race Against Time

  Elephants are disappearing at the staggering rate of 1 every 15 minutes. Their deaths are fueled by the illegal ivory trade, a dangerous network of violence and corruption that a brave and dedicated few are daring to dismantle. THE IVORY GAME exposes the dark world of ivory trafficking from the planes of Africa to the streets of China. By working with undercover intelligence organizations, activists, frontline rangers and conservationists to infiltrate the corrupt global n... 

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Enoc The Resplendent Stargate by Martha Marin Premiering in Cannes

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World premiere in Cannes

An artistic journey between fiction and documentary film at the same time, throughout space, time, dimensions, light and music, that are conducting through the full sequence to a live experience of Enoc the Resplendent Stargate Energy®

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Revolution by Rob Stewart (Sharkwater) 
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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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Fantasporto 2017 reveals a big line up of features and shorts

FINAL LINE -UP OF THE  37Th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FANTASPORTO 2017   Opening Film: The Age of Shadows- Jee-woon Kim- 140’- Coreia do Sul  Closing Film: Through the Shadow - Walter Lima Jr  (Brasil), 1h 43' 44''-  Bras    Official Sections   FANTASY FILMS IN COMPETITION  FEATURES Neil Stryker and the Tyrant of Time- Rob Taylor- 93’ – EUA – International Opening O...
 

Seattle #TechDocFest 2017 highlights

Now in its 13th year, True Independent serves as the only regional 501(c)3 dedicated to showcasing digital storytelling platforms. Since 2013, the organization’s mission includes incubating ambitious artists via mentorship, fiscal sponsorship and equipment loans; making it a pivotal design launch pad for emerging new media artists.  True Independent is committed to engaging technology, contemporary culture and design to showcase the TRANSMEDIA art form.     ...
 

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival announcing the OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

The 14th annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival is proud to announce the OFFICIAL SELECTIONS of the 2017 festival, screening February 17-26 in Missoula, Montana. Over 200 extraordinary films from 50 nations around the world will explore compelling stories of the human condition, nature & environment in the face of climate change, culture & conflict in a globalized world and inspiring personal narratives. Big Sky's most expansive retrospective programming to date will pr...
 

Cinema Made in Italy returns to London’s Ciné Lumière from 1 - 5 March 2017.

 
CINEMA MADE IN ITALY: 1 – 5 MARCH 2017     This seventh edition of the festival brings a brand new array of cinematic delights to the South Kensington cinema, with an alluring line-up of recent Italian productions, plus Q&A sessions with the film-makers. The five day annual event is organised by Istituto Luce - Cinecittà’s promotional department in Rome (Filmitalia), with the support of the Italian Cultural Institute in London, the official agency for the prom...
 
 

Alliance Française French Film Festival Returns for 2017

Une bonne année ..!   In splendid form for its 28th season, the Alliance Française French Film Festival will return to Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas with a host of thrilling, contemporary movies and documentaries exemplifying the very best of France’s vibrant film industry with a programme that will celebrate both established and emerging talent.  Screening from 30 March–23 April 2017, this tantalising feast of cinema, proudly presented by the Alliance Fra...
 
 

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Meryl Streep honored at Golden Globes delivered a wonderful and strong speech, slamming Trump hard

Meryl Streep attacked Trump in powerful Golden Globes speech quoting "disrespect invites disrespect". Meryl Streep accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at Sunday’s Golden Globes ceremony and used her speech as an opportunity to slam President-elect Donald Trump without ever mentioning him by name. “I love you all. You’ll have to forgive me, I’ve lost my voice in screaming in lamentation this weekend and I have lost my mind sometimes earlier this year so ...
 

Golden Globe for Actress: IsabELLE Huppert our (french) heart is beating and open for Oscars

WINNERS & NOMINEES Isabelle Huppert Golden Globes: 1 Nomination, 1 Win   Isabelle Huppert (born March 16, 1953 in Paris, France) starred in La Dentellière (1977), she was directed by Claude Chabrol in Violette Nozière (1978), Une affaire de femmes (Story of Women, 1988), Madame Bovary (1991), La Cérémonie (1995), Merci pour le chocolat (2000), L&r...
 

Vin Diesel attends the World Premiere of the Paramount Pictures "xXx: Return of Xander Cage"

Vin Diesel attends the World Premiere of the Paramount Pictures "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" at Auditorio Nacional on January 5, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Victor Chavez/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)  Vin Diesel, Nicky Jam, Nina Dobrev, Ariadna Gutierrez, Ruby Rose and Deepika Padukone present the Paramount Pictures film "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" at Auditorio Nacional on January 5, 2017 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Victor Chavez/Victor Cha...
 

 

Weronika Czołnowska has joined the team of New Horizons Association as Head of Industry

phot. Robert Mainka   As Head of Industry Weronika will represent New Horizons Association and its festivals: T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival and American Film Festival in Poland and abroad. She will oversee all the Association's industry activities and events: New Horizons Studio, Polish Days and US in Progress. Weronika Czołnowska finished post graduate studies in film production at the Polish National Film School in Lodz and Course for Creative Produ...

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Les organisateurs du Paris Images Digital Summit (25 au 28 janvier 2017, Centre des arts, Enghien-les-Bains) sont heureux d’annoncer que le Président-fondateur de BUF Compagnie, Pierre Buffin, recevra un Génie d’Honneur le mercredi 25 janvier 2017 lors de la troisième édition des Digital Creation GENIE Awards. GENIE D’HONNEUR 2017   Le GENIE d’honneur récompense une personnalité française ou étrangère ...
 
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