by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent
It is a little early for Julianne Moore to run away with Best Actress heat for Still Alice, but Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) and Shailene Woodley (The Fault in Our Stars) already have made traction in the Oscar race so far.
The festival noise from Still Alice is deafening, and will catch up with the buzz early next month, but even the anticipation at seeing an early November pre-screening is adrenaline rush enough.
Keep in mind, Julianne Mo...
The 58th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® announced this year’s Festival Awards’ winners at its high profile Awards ceremony at The Banqueting House, Whitehall, this evening. Guests included Ben Miller, Ben Rivers, Christopher Hampton, Sir David Hare, Dexter Fletcher, Ian Hart, James Corden, James McAvoy, Jeremy Thomas, John Hurt, Lynda Myles, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Luc Roeg, Sophie Fiennes and recipient of the BFI Fellowship Stephen Frears.
"HOOVEY" NAMED BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE FILM
Directed by Sean McNamara ...
The Goob wins Golden Hitchcok
The Goob GB - 2014 - 86 min. - -
Director : Guy Myhill
Cast : Liam Walpole , Sienna Guillory , Oliver Kennedy , Marama Corlett , Martin Ferguson , Hannah Spearitt , Paul Popplewell , Joe Copsey , Sean Harris
Screenwriter : Guy Myhill
Photography : Simon Tindall
Editor : Adam Biskupski
Production : Lee Groombridge , Mike Elliott
Source : EmuFilms LLP
And the other winners are:
MIDDLE MAN directed by Charlie Francis – Best British Short sponsored by Pinewood Studios and described by the jury as a perfect short film.
Boy Meets Girl directed by Eric Schaeffer - Iris Prize Best Feature Award
Michael Welch (Robby) in Boy Meets Girl Best Actor in a Feature
Kate Trotter (Alise) in Tru Love Best Actress in a Feature
BOMBSHELL directed by Erin Sanger (USA) -...
Shriekfest, the Los Angeles International Film Festival & Screenplay Competiton was a huge success! Denise Gossett, festival director, once again hosted Shriekfest Oct 2-5th at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Shriekfest screened 42 films and had 30 screenplay finalists & 8 original song finalists.
"Berkshire County" directed by Audrey Cummings took the Grand Jury prize for Best Horror Feature Film, "Time Lapse" directed by Bradley King took the Best SciFi Feature Fil...
Award International Film Festival, RIFF, took place will play on October 4, 2014 Winners are:
The golden grove
I can stop whenever I want
(Smetto Quando voglio / I Can Quit Whenever I Want)
Director: Sydney Sibilia
Italian film, I can stop whenever I want, wins the Golden Puffin year. The selection committee says that the picture is an amazing Italian comed...
Best Feature Film
Before Snowfall - (Før snøen faller)
Directed by Hisham Zaman - Germany, Iraq, Norway - 2013
Before snowfall Before snowfall a road movie that becomes an odyssey from East to West for the young Siyar, a "country" boy from Iraqi-Kurdistan.
View the full record of the winning film!
We chose to reward a film that has deeply moved and im...
A total of five awards were presented at CinemaxX Dammtor. The film "Timbuktu" by Abderrahmane Sissako from Mauritania closed the event. Three further awards, the Douglas Sirk Award, the Michel Award and the Hamburg Producers Award, had already been presented during the festival. Presenter Julia Westlake hosted the evening.
Following the award ceremony, festival director Albert Wiederspiel seemed very happy with how Filmfest Hamburg 2014 had gone: &ldquo...
Main awards to Uruguay, Romania and Switzerland
Critic’s Choice Award to Switzerland and Sweden
Audience Award to Switzerland and Germany
The main juries of the 10th Zurich Film Festival give their Golden Eyes to Uruguay (International Feature Film), Romania (International Documentary Film) and Switzerland (Focus: Switzerland, Germany, Austria).
The awards go to Germán Tejeira’s UNA NOCHE SIN LUNA ...
ST. VINCENT with Bill Murray and Musicians' Friendship KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON Win Top Audience Honors at 35th Aspen Filmfest, Presented by Aspen Film
ST. VINCENT and KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON win top audience honors at 2014 Aspen Filmfest
The 35th annual Aspen Filmfest concluded last night at Aspen's Wheeler Opera House with well-received Closing Night Feature and Documentary presentations, ...
The European Film Academy and EFA Productions are proud to present this year's short film nominations. At each of the 15 participating film festivals, an independent jury presented one European short film in competition with a nomination in the short film category of the European Film Awards.
Vila do Conde Short Film Nominee
A TOWN CALLED PANIC: THE CHRISTMAS LOG
PANIQUE AU VILLAGE: LA BÛCHE DE NOËL
Claudio Ellovitch of Brazil wins top prize of $70,000 USD for ‘Pray’
Viewster (www.viewster.com) the only online video service with its own film festival, today announced the winners of the third edition of the Viewster Online Film Fest (#VOFF).
#VOFF 3 ‘Be Afraid. Be VERY Afraid’ is already the third edition of the largest global online film festival visited by a million of lovers of edgy entertainment. Star guest Udo Kier (picture) and the...
RIFF attendees gathered for a reception at the President's residence at Bessastaðir on September 30th where his excellency the President of Iceland, Mr.Olafur Ragnar Grimsson awarding Mr.Mike Leigh with The Puffin LifeTimeAward.
Bruno Chatelin put his tie on and reported for filmfestivals.com from the President's residency.
One of the foremost directors in Britain today discussed at his Masterclass his long career at a special masterclass at the University of ...
Winners of the 2014 "Sepanta Awards" at the 7th Annual 'Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco' Announced:
Best Film: Hush! Girls Don’t Scream
Best Director: Pouran Derakhshandeh for Hush! Girls Don’t Scream
Best Actor: Faramarz Gharibian for The Sinners
Best Actress: Tannaz Tabatabayi for Hush! Girls Don’t Scream
Best Screenplay: Pouran Derakhshandeh & Mitra Bahrami fo
Kel Muna speaks at the GIFF 2014 awards ceremony at Agana Shopping Center.
Festival co-founders Jason JD Iriarte, left, and Don Muna, right, hand out awards at the GIFF 2014 awards ceremony at Agana Shopping Center.
The weeklong showcase of international films at the Agana Stadium Theatres wrapped up Sunday with an awards ceremony honoring the best of the 2014 Guam International Film Festival.
The 2014 GIFF Grand Jury Award winners were chosen by local and international judges.
· “I always think of Iris as family,” said Andrew Pierce, Festival Chair as he officially welcomes guests to Cardiff from US, Germany, Australia, Ireland, Israel, Canada, Portugal, Sweden, France…
· Jury members increase from 10 to 30 - presenting 6 awards including Best British Short sponsored by Pinewood Studios and the Iris Prize sponsored by the Michael Bishop Foundation
Los Angeles’ iconic horror festival Shriekfest has announced today a new Grand Jury Prize for the festival, awarding this year's winner with a full distribution deal via distributor Gravitas Ventures (HELL BABY, FELONY, THE LONGEST WEEK). Shriekfest will run from October 2 – October 5, 2014 at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood.
Citing a reach of over 100 million homes, Gravitas Ventures will release the winning film with a Video On Demand distribution deal formed through a ...
Jury composed of Wang BING President, Shaina ANAND, Dora GARCIA, Andrea LISSONI and Manuel MOZOS.
GRAND PRIX OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION Awarded by the International Competition Jury.
OUR TERRIBLE COUNTRY
Mohammed Ali Atassi & Ziad Homsi - Syrie / Liban, 2014, 85’
Eduardo Williams - France, 2014, 28’
Winners were announced Sunday, September 28 during ttff/14 Awards Ceremony at the Central Bank Auditorium, Port Of Spain.
BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE:
BEHAVIOUR | Ernesto Daranas Serrano | Cuba
SENSEI REDEMPTION | German Gruber | Curaçao
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:
YOU AND ME | Natalia Cabral & Oriol Estrada&...
Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature AND Best of Festival
Here’s a look at the 2014 GIFF Grand Jury panel:
TOM BRILSIN, Ph.D
Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at University of Hawai’i, Professor Brislin’s broad media career began on Guam. He received his Master of Fine Arts degree and Ph.D in Mass Communications and film at Ohio State University. His specialty areas include indigenous Film, Media ...
Today the Netherlands Film Festival announced the winning projects of the Holland Film Meeting Co-Production Platform, the co-production market for European film projects that are presented to a select group of film professionals and potential film financiers. The aim of the HFM Co-Pro Platform is to launch these projects by encouraging networking and collaboration among relevant representatives in the film industry. A selection was made from more than 80 submissions and includes 21 proj...
Agentic Digital Media, along with Story Money Impact, has sponsored the inaugural VIFF Impact Award. The award will be presented at the 33rd annual Vancouver International Film Festival to a Canadian documentary focusing on social issues. This prestigious award consists of a $5,000 cash prize from Agentic, and $5,000 in marketing and strategic in-kind services supplied by Agentic and Story Money Impact. A distinguished jury consisting of Hot Docs programmer and filmmaker Lynne Fernie, document...
GOLDEN SHELL FOR BEST FILM
Carlos Vermut (Spain - France)
The new film from Carlos Vermut (Diamond Flash) is a tale of crossed destinies starring José Sacristán, Bárbara Lennie and Luis Bermejo. Alicia, an ailing child who dreams of the dress in the Japanese series Magical Girl Yukiko; Luis, her father, who will do anything he can to make her dream come true; Bárbara, a pretty y...
III Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum Egeda best project award
“AGOSTO”directed by Armando Capó and produced by La Feria Producciones (Costa Rica - Cuba).
Sponsored by EGEDA, (Audiovisual Producer’s Rights Management Association).
“WALLS” directed by Pablo Iraburu and Migueltxo Molina and produced by Arena Comunicaci&oa...