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50 Films in EFA Selection 2014

During a press conference in Riga, European Capital of Culture 2014 where this year’s 27th European Film Awards will take place, the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announced the titles of the 50 films on this year’s selection list, the list of films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards! With 31 European countries represented, the list once again illustrates the great diversity in European cinema.  In the 20 countries with the most...

European Film Academy Nominates Three Animation Films

The European Film Academy proudly announces the three nominations in the category EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2014 A committee consisting of EFA Board Members Marek Rozenbaum, producer (Israel) and Roberto Cicutto, producer (Italy), as well as Doris Cleven (Director Anima, Belgium), Wolfgang Spindler (journalist, Euronews, France) and Caroline Cor (production analyst, feature films department, CNC, France), all three of them representatives of CARTOO...

Ricky Rijneke director of Silent Ones awarded at Toronto Independent Film Festival 2014

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Ricky Rijneke director of feature Silent Ones wins Best Female Director award at the Toronto Independent Film Festival. Silent Ones Ricky Rijneke’s first feature film premiered in Competition at the International Film Festival Rotterdam nominated for the Tiger Award, the competition program and flagship of the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Since then Silent Ones has been screened at many international festivals including Sarajevo, Sao Paulo, Moscow, Montreal, Los Angeles and Berl...

Denzel Washington awarded in San Sebastian

Denzel Washington received the Donostia Award, a lifetime achievement recognition, during the opening gala of the 62ng San Sebastian Film Fest. The Equalizer, a film directed by Antoine Fuqua and starring Denzel Washington, was the film out-of-competition chosen to open the San Sebastian Festival. Actor and director were presenting the film in the Kursaal Auditorium.                                   &nb...

Jameson CINEFEST, Miskolc IFF Discoveries Galore out in the Sticks

Vilmos Zsigmont star Hollywood cinematographer Will be an honored  guest of the Fest By Alex Deleon, <filmfestivals.com>   The International Cinema Festival of Miskolc, (CINEFEST)  sponsored by Jameson Whiskey, is a modest festival in a provincial town, but it is Hungary's one and only authentic international film festival and the canny programming is offering one discovery after another during a solid ten day run, September 10-21, 2014. Twenty feature films i...

CBS Sports Executive Ken Aagaard to Receive New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement Award

New York Festivals Television & Film Awards will honor Ken Aagaard, Executive Vice President, Operations, Engineering & Production Services, CBS Sports with the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Aagaard will receive the award at the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards gala on April 14, 2015 at the annual NAB Show.  New York Festivals TV & Film Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes prominent industry leaders whose accomplishments and contributions h...

Awards of The Isle of Man Film Festival

BeggarsLifebySteveBabb   Summary -  Isle of Man Film Festival 2014 rundown of events and reactions plus list of winning films and categories for press distribution. Photos -  Amma Asante and Mark Kermode and 'Beggars of Life' Silent Cinema image (Babb Photography)   The Isle of Man Film Festival 2014 came to a close yesterday after a hugely successful 5 days of varied events, which saw filmmakers and film enthusiasts alike cramming social network ...

Introducing the New CINE Golden Eagle Awards

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10th BUSHO: Victory! French Victory in Budapest with Every Day

The short Every day is a small life that shows an ideal life of a suburb by Albane Fioretti of France has won the 10th BuSho International Shortfilm Festival’s Golden BuSho award.     The silver went to Barnabás Tóth of Hungary for My Guide, while the bronze went to the german Arne Ahrens for My Circumcision. The awards were handed over on Saturday evening at Puskin Cinema as a closing of the 5-day festival. The winner short shows „A sophisticated way...

Serena, directed by Eric Lamhene from Luxembourg wins Best Picture at the sixth edition of the Malta Short Film Fest

  Serena, directed by Eric Lamhene from Luxembourg is the winner of the Best Picture of the sixth edition of the Malta Short Film Festival. The award ceremony was held at the Radisson Blu Resort in St Julians Malta under the auspices of Dr Owen Bonnici, Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government. Present for the event was also Film Commissioner Engelbert Grech and TVM chairman Dr Tonio Portughese. Federico Tocchella’s film ‘Isaac’ won the Foreign Jury Award and B...

Winners of the 34th Atlantic Film Festival announced!

  The Atlantic Film Festival, in the midst of its highly successful 34th year, announces its award winners for the event, September 11-18 in Halifax. The Industry Awards Reception took place on Sunday, Sept. 14. in the Imperial Ballroom at The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites. Award winners included: Best Atlantic Feature: $8,000 in services Sponsored by The Postman Winner: Cast No Shadow by Christian Sparkes The Atlantic Award Winner Encore Screening of Cast No Shadow will ...

TIFF 14 Final Day — and the Winners are...

                          Grolsch People's Choice Award Winners As voted by Festival attendees, the Grolsch People's Choice Award Winner is THE IMITATION GAME. Catch a free screening of the film tonight at 6pm at the Ryerson Theatre. Tickets will be available at the venue on a first-come, first-served basis two hours prior to the screening. Congratulations to our other award Winners: ...

Richard Linklater's “Boyhood” to receive the FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2014 – Best Film of the Year in San Sebastian

Richard Linklater's “Boyhood” to receive the FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2014 – Best Film of the Year   Richard Linklater's 12-year project Boyhood was chosen the best film of the past year by the members of the International Federation of Film Critics, FIPRESCI. The poll for the FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2014 – Best Film of the Year gathered votes from 553 members throughout the world. In a first phase, participants nominated any feature-length films that had had...

The EFA's People's Choice Award 2014, voting is on...

Every year, the EFA People’s Choice Award allows film fans across the world to elect their favourite European film. When the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe’s greatest film stars, directors, actors and actresses, to attend the European Film Awards, the People’s Choice Award sheds a spotlight on the people films are made for: the audience. This year’s vote has started – cinephiles can now vote and win the chance to join winners and nominees for t...

The Awards Ceremony of the 71st Venice International Film Festival 2014

Roy Andersen A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE The awards ceremony took place on 6 September 2014 VENEZIA 71 The Venezia 71 Jury, chaired by Alexandre Desplat and comprised ofJoan Chen, Philip Gröning, Jessica Hausner, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sandy Powell, Tim Roth, Elia Suleiman and Carlo Verdone having viewed all 20 films in competition, has decided as follows:   GOLDEN LION for...

Shriekfest 2014 Lineup Announced -- Tickets on Sale Now!

2014 Schedule: 42 FILMS * 4 DAYS/NIGHTS OCTOBER 2-5TH, 2014 SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR/SCI FI FILM FESTIVAL is thrilled to announce the full, expanded schedule for the FOURTEENTH annual horror film festival, returning to Raleigh Studios Chaplin theatres, October 2-5th, 2014.  Festival Director Denise Gossett says  "We are so honored to once again be at the same location we've been at for all 14 years!  That says a lot about a location's qua...

Cape Nostalgia presentation in Montreal FFM 2014 and Two Awards

FUSHIGI NA MISAKI NO MONOGATARI / CAPE NOSTALGIA 2014, Colour, Japan, World Competition    Production Team Director : Izuru Narushima Screenwriter : Masato Kato, Teruo Abe. D'apres le roman/Based on the novel: Niji No Misaki No Kissaten. De/By: Akio Morisawa Cinematographer : Mutsuo Naganuma Editor : Hideaki Cohata Cast : Sayuri Yoshinaga, Hiroshi Abe, Yuko Takeuchi, Tsurube Shofukutei, Takeo Nakahara, Renji Ishibashi, Masakane Yonekura ...

Awards of The World Film Festival Montreal 2014

Check our videos  Montreal FFM 2014 closing excerpts - Awards FFM 38 2014 Slideshow   Jury President : SERGIO CASTELLITTO, director and actor (Italy) RACHID BOUCHAREB, director (France-Algeria) ANDRÉANNE BOURNIVAL, cinéma professional (Canada) FRIDRIK THOR FRIDRIKSSON, director and producer (Iceland) ANA TORRENT, actress (Spain) JANE ZHANG, singer and actress (China)   FEATURE FILMS   Grand prix des Americas: OBEDIE...

Richard Linklater's Boyhood to receive the FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2014 – Best Film of the Year

Richard Linklater's 12­year project Boyhood was chosen the best film of the past year by the members of the International Federation of Film Critics, FIPRESCI.   The poll for the FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2014 – Best Film of the Year gathered votes from 553 members throughout the world. In a first phase, participants nominated any feature­length films that had had their world premiere no earlier than July 1, 2013. This led to a final round between the four finalists: Boyhood...

The Anatomy of Award Shows, Why They Matter… Or Don’t

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent With Award Season around the corner, here’s everything you need to know about how these shows work. Maybe not everything, but from November to February in the US, this is the time of year when everyone in Hollywood switches into high gear.  The Academy Awards is the sine qua non of any future classic movie, driven by approximately 6000 industry voting members who vote in 25 categories. Last year, host Ellen Degeneres “broke&...

Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement to Frederick Wiseman

    08 | 29 | 2014   Two American filmmakers, film editor Thelma Schoonmaker and film director Frederick Wiseman, are the recipients of the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement of the 71st Venice International Film Festival (27 August – 6 September 2014).   The decision was made by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, on the recommendation of ...

Frances McDormand received the Persol Tribute to Visionary Talent Award 2014

  < Back The new project, Olive Kitteridge to screen Out of Competition 08 | 31 | 2014 the award ceremony held on Monday September 1st at 4.30 pm in the Sala Grande The Biennale di Venezia and Persol are pleased to announce that the American actress Frances McDormand has been awarded the Persol Tribute to Visionary Talent Award 2014 at the Venice International Film Festival.   In commenting on this aw...

James Franco awarded the Jaeger-Le Coultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2014 of the Venice Film Festival

  < Back His new film The Sound and the Fury to screen Out of Competition 09 | 03 | 2014 Award Ceremony in the Sala Grande (Palazzo del Cinema) on 5th September at 2:30 pm The Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre are pleased to announce that the multi-talented American filmmaker James Franco has been awarded the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2014 prize, dedicated to a personality who has made an original contr...

The HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS® will make its television debut on CBS

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    CBS To Create 3-1/2 Hour Broadcast Event Beginning with Red Carpet Pre-Show at 7:30, the Awards Show at 8:00pm and Capping the Night with a Live Post-Show at 10:00 PM Hosted by "CBS This Morning's" Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell The HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS®, which honors excellence in filmmaking, will make its television debut live from the Hollywood Palladium on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 (8:00-10:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Tele...
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