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The winners of the two competitions at the Danish filmfestival CPH PIX have been found. Danish director Thomas Daneskov ('The Elite') won the New Talent Grand PIX and the Politiken Audience Award went to the Icelandic 'Virgin Mountain' directed by Dagur Kári.
The international jury Alex Ross Perry, Katrine Wiedemann and Gabe Klinger have selected Thomas D...
34TH ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL MEETINGS ON THE BRIDGE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The 10th edition of the Meetings on the Bridge was held on 15-16 April 2015 within the scope of the Istanbul Film Festival.
The workshops at the Meetings on the Bridge provided 8 feature films and 2 documentaries, along with 1 feature film and 1 documentary at the post-production stage, from Turkey, made their first international presentations. A total of 100 international filmmakers wh...
Disposable Film Festival congratulates this year's award winners! Selected from thousands of films, these are the among the best short films of the past year.
Winners will receive prize packages valued at over $25,000 from Adobe, Outpost Studios, Color A Go-Go, iStabilizer, and Alite Designs.
Nominated Are MY SKINNY SISTER, THE INVISIBLE BOY and YOU’RE UGLY TOO
The European Film Academy proudly announces and congratulates the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2015:
MY SKINNY SISTER
MIN LILLA SYSTER
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY: Sanna Lenken
PRODUCED BY: Annika Rogell
THE INVISIBLE BOY
IL RAGAZZO INVISIBILE
After five days of festival, the seventh edition of Go Short was a great success. Just like last year, the festival has grown. On Saturday 11 April Go Short announced the award winners of the European Competition, the Dutch and the Breaking Short Student Competition, and the Youth Award. These prizes are handed out by two international jury’s and a youth jury. In the European competition, the prize winning fiction film is Aïssa, Hotel Straussberg won the award for best...
2015 INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL OF LOS ANGELES
ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS
FOUR COLORS (CHAURANGA) receives Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature
Audience Choice Awards go to THE CROW’S EGG for Best Narrative Feature, TOMORROW WE DISAPPEAR for Best Documentary, and JOURNEY (SAFAR) for Best Short
Best Short winner is DANDEKAR MAKES A SANDWICH
The 13th annua...
Europe's premier event for independent cinema, ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival announces its 2015 award-winning films, including its highest honor, "Best European Independent Film 2015".
After showcasing 84 films from 32 countries, ÉCU 2015 ended its indie-packed weekend with a spirited final ceremony recognizing 25 award winners in 14 categories. Winners included: THE ANKLET, directed by Guillaume Levil (France) for Best European Ind...
24th Edition of the Shorts-only Festival is a Wrap!
Award-winners clockwise from top left: Dissonance, Two Dosas, Mend and Make Do, The Champion, Shok, The Girlfriend Experience
Aspen Film, a year-round film arts and education organization, announced today the winners of its Aspen Shortsfest International Competition. The 2015 Awards Ceremony was held Sunday, April 12, at Rustique Restaurant in Asp...
Since 2011 the International Uranium Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro awards its "Yellow Oscar" to the best nuclear films of the festival. Now April 25, 2015, the festival will honour the winners of the 5th International UraniumFilm Festival in Quebec-City. Here is the list (pdf) with all awarded films until 2014. www.uraniumfilmfestival.org
With more than 85,000 visitors and 2.500 professionals each year, the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS, May 5-10, 2015) is one of the biggest and most important animation festivals worldwide. Since 2011, the ITFS presents the Animated Com Award, with prizes for applied animation in the categories of advertising, spatial communication and technology.
The jury has chosen 50 high class films, from 141 submitted international productions, for this year's shortlist of the Animat...
Vail, Colorado (March 30, 2015) — The 12th annual Vail Film Festival, which took place March 26 – 29, 2015, in one of the United States’ premier resort destinations, Vail, Colorado, is pleased to announce the official award recipients for this year’s festival, supported by signature sponsors the Town of Vail, School, Archaea Mass, Lagunitas, Volvo and the Vail Marriott, which served as the Host Hotel.
The 12th annual Festival s...
Selfie with President Jokowi (the whole EFX Team and panelists are in the room, Filmfestivals.com Bruno Chatelin, top right in blue taking the picture :-) above and below. What an amazing conclusion to a very exciting moments and panels. See you all for the next edition coming to Jakarta October 21 - 25, 2015:
A fusion of film expo & tradeshow with a focus on Australia and the USA for Industry Professionals Film students and General public
International showcase of latest technologies, fil...
Barbara Pichler bids adieu after seven years as director of the Diagonale Film Festival, which had a record 27,300 visitors, closing on March 22 in Graz.
Displaying openness and consistency in the program selection, an insistence on the diverse forms of cinematic expression, and a connection to sociopolitical discourse, Barbara Pichler has successfully repositioned the Festival of Austrian Film over the past seven years. An enormous increase in visitor numbers, no least, attests to thi...
Ceau, Cinema! Festival from Timisoara, Romania announces the call for entry to the international competition section dedicated to feature films (fiction, non-fiction or animation). The call is open for filmmakers from countries with minorities in the Banat region.
Ceau, Cinema! Competition provides a setting for the cinematographic expression of the traditional minorities from the Banat region. Productions or co-productions from the following countries are accepted in competition: Armenia, Aust...
AND THE WINNERS ARE...
Another month of fantastic month of film and fun as come to an end, and the votes are in! Ballots have been counted, comments have been logged, and we're thrilled to announce the 2015 Fest...
Grand Prix narrative short
House of Unconciousness, Priit Tender, Eesti Joonisfilm, Kalev Tamm, Estonia, 2015
Grand Prix non-narrative short
Dark Mixer, Hirotoshi Iwasaki, Hirotoshi Iwasaki, Japan, 2014
Grand Prix feature film
On the White Planet, Bum-wook Hur, The Korean Academy Of Film Arts, Ki-Hwan Kim, South Korea, 2014
Grand Prix student film
Small People with Hats, Sarina Nihei, Royal College of Art, J...
Text and photos: Leopoldo Soto
MARIA MERCEDES CROY IXCANUL
PEDRO HARES Best Short
Ivan Trujillo, head dean film festival in Mexico has been instrumental in consolidating this celebration as one of the most important in Latin America, and why not; the world.
Trujillo; has the consensus of filmmakers, producers, sustained confidence in the years chaired the Film Library of ...
At the festive opening of HAFF the winner of the Professional Award was presented and the nominees for the Grand Prix of Dutch Animation were revealed.
Professional Award for Dutch animation
The Professional Award for Dutch animation was awarded to The Black Room by Robbie Cornelissen & Kees Went.
The expert jury, consisting of Marieke van Middelkoop (filmmaker, NL), Menno de Nooijer (performer and filmmaker, NL) and Serge Onnen (filmmaker, NL), said this about the film:
14 extraordinary winners capture stories from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Haiti, India, Kenya, Mexico, Mozambique, Nepal, Netherlands, Spain, Syria, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom and the United States.
"Part of the joy and honor of being a SIMA juror is getting to experience the next wave of documentaries that will help shape the future of the field and our world.”
This year at the International Women's Film Festival in Dortmund, the RWE Film Award is being conferred for a sixth time on a feature film director. With the prize money totalling €15,000, eight feature films have been entered – all made by women directors who can look back on a long and notable career of film-making. Including works from Poland, Colombia, Japan and Iran, the spectrum ranges from a Balkan comedy to a radical docufiction drama about cancer and thus celebrates a wea...
Fest Head Jesús de la Pena Sevilla, FIPRESCI General Secretary Klaus Eder
IBAFF, the International Film Festival of Murcia, Spain, presented an Honorific Award to FIPRESCI. Film critics would, so the motivation, "for more than half a century have had the courage to stimulate works that have been formally daring. These works have determined the course, in one way or another and sometimes radically, of the cinematic universe of their time".
A small series of FIPRESCI-awarded ...
Hungarian feature “ Liza, the Fox Fairy” is the winner of the fantasy competition in the 35th edition of the Oporto international Film Festival – Fantasporto. Receiving the Special Effects Award as well, this film was presented in World Premiere at the Portuguese film festival. The director came to the city of portwine to introduce the film about a beautiful nurse who turns in a fox fairy out of jealousy.
The Special Award of the jury went to “Wolfcop” by Cana...
FIRST TIME FEST Third Time’s The Charm
March 5-9, 2015
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Directed By Director Shariff Korver (Holland)
FTF Award for Outstanding Achievement in Directing
FTF Award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting
FTF Award for Outstanding Achievement in...
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The 25th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival, presented by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS, finished its ten days of screenings. The Festival showcased over 96 of the best contemporary Jewish themed films from around the world celebrating life, human rights, and freedom of expression. The mission of the Film Festival is to offer outstanding world cinema that promotes awareness, appreciation and pride in the dive...