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“Rose,” “Django” Tie For Director’s Choice Best Feature Film Award at Sedona Fest

“AYLA THE DAUGHTER OF WAR” WINS BEST OF FEST AND BEST FOREIGN FILM (DIRECTOR’S CHOICE) AT SEDONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Ayla The Daughter of War, a heartwarming narrative feature based on the true story of a soldier in the Korean War who risks his own life to save a half-frozen little girl, captured the Best of Fest Award and the Director’s Choice Award for Best Foreign Film at the 24th annual Sedona International Film Festival.      &nbs...

90th Academy Awards Winners

By Maria Esteves – March 5, 2018 The 90th Academy Awards hosted by Jimmy Kimmel commenced Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, CA, live telecast on ABC Network and live stream in over 225 countries. Presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (A.M.P.A.S.), the Oscars honored outstanding film achievements of 2017. The Shape of Water is winner of four Oscars including Best Director GUILLERMO DEL TORO and Best Picture. Three Oscars went to Dunkirk includ...

Top award in Belgrade's FEST goes to iranian Milad Alami's 'The Charmer'

Belgrade was the capital of film between February 23rd to March 4th, with 46th FEST serving as an ideal platform, as Artistic Director Jugoslav Pantelic assumed, to connect “the predominantly commercial cinema repertoire in Serbia and the most important films which were produced”. During it’s ten days period, the festival showcased “films that have already been recognized” and those that will probably have the only presentation “in this part of the planet&rdqu...

And the Winners is ...OSCAR and CESAR AWARDS ...

Wishing you all much success on the festival circuit! Read this online     FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                     Advertise in our Newsletters from 200€ email us for a quote The Shape of Water wins best picture and best director for Guillermo del Toro photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images Best picture Winner: Th...

Fact Sheets about the 90th edition!

90th Oscars Information Number of features eligible for Best Picture this year (90th Oscars, 2017) 341 Number of features eligible for Best Picture last year (89thOscars, 2016) 336 Number of countries submitting foreign language films 92 Number of voting members 7,258 (as of 12/21/17) Number of ushers / ticket takers inside the Dolby™ Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® 60 Number of Red Carpet fan bleacher seats 735 Number of people who work in the Oscar® telecast ...

The Shape of Water wins best picture and best director for Guillermo del Toro

photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images Best picture Winner: The Shape of Water by  Guillermo del Toro. The film also won for best Director and for its production design and score. The Shape of Water is a 2017 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by Guillermo del Toro and written by del Toro and Vanessa Taylor. It stars Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Oct...

Robin Aubert (“Les Affamés”) and Kim Jin-Mook (Tue Fiction) win Fantasy and Directors Week top prizes at Fantasporto 2018

Robin Aubert (“Les Affamés”)   With extremely recent films, some already from 2018,  the 38th Fantasporto screened World premières, International and European premières. Its program was saluted both by the national and international press, corroborated by the juries, as “exceptional”, with most of the directors in  competition  coming to  Oporto, representing about 30 countries.   The Canadian feature “Le...

The IndieFEST Film Awards Announces Latest Winners!

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The IndieFEST is proud to announce the latest winners. Congratulations to all the filmmakers who participated in the current season!The awards go to those filmmakers who produce fresh, standout entertainment and compelling documentaries. The IndieFEST is a top-tier international awards competition. It honors professionals, established and emerging, who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity. The goal of The IndieFEST is to help the winners of this coveted award achieve ...

The Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards have announced the finalist works in the nine categories

The Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards have announced the finalist works in the nine categories of its first edition, that will take place on April 6th and 7th in the island of Tenerife (Spain). The selection has been presented this afternoon at Casa de América, in a press conference in which Mr. Oscar Graefenhain, General Director of ICAA; Mr. Roberto Varela, Director of Cultural and Scientific Relations in AECID; Mr. Carlos Alonso, President of the Cabildo de Tenerife; Mr. Albert...

Chocolate awards conclude the renewed Brussels Independent Film Festival

The first edition of the Brussels Independent Film Festival closed on Sunday evening with the presentation of the 'Atomium Film Awards'. The filmmakers were crowned with chocolate and thus edible figurines of the Atomium, made by chocolatier Wim Vyverman. The prize for the best narrative feature film went to 'Bad poetry Tokyo' (Japan) by Anshul Chauhan. The debut film had it's world premiere at the festival and tells the story of a 30 year old aspiring actress who makes a ...

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri wins 5 awards at BAFTA

  Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)   Martin McDonagh’s acclaimed drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has swept the 2018 BAFTAs, winning the award for best film in addition to the prize for outstanding British film. Frances McDormand claimed best actress for her turn as the mother out to seek justice for the unsolved murder of her daughter, while her co-star Sam Rockwell won best supporting actor. Three Billboards, which...

The 7th EFA Young Audience Award Includes Record 45 Cities in 36 Countries

Young Juries Across Europe Screen Nominated Films GIRL IN FLIGHT, HOBBYHORSE REVOLUTION and WALLAY – all of which will then be available as VOD for the general public The European Film Academy (EFA) proudly announces and congratulates the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2018:   GIRL IN FLIGHT LA FUGA - GIRL IN FLIGHT  DIRECTED BY: Sandra Vannucchi  WRITTEN BY: Sandra Vannucchi &...

VIDEO - Award Ceremony Gala | Berlinale 2018

PRIZES OF OFFICIAL JURIES PRIZES OF THE INTERNATIONAL JURY     Members of the Jury: Tom Tykwer (Jury President), Cécile de France, Chema Prado, Adele Romanski, Ryūichi Sakamoto and Stephanie Zacharek     GOLDEN BEAR FOR BEST FILM (awarded to the film’s producer) Touch Me Not by Adina Pintilie   SILVER BEAR GRAND JURY PRIZE Twarz Mug by Małgorzata Szumowska   SILVER BEA...

VIDEO - Independent Juries Award Ceremony | Berlinale 2018

PRIZE OF THE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM JURY BERLIN SHORT FILM NOMINEE FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS The three members of the Jury, Diogo Costa Amarante, Jyoti Mistry and Mark Toscano, appoint as Berlin Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards Burkina Brandenburg Komplex by Ulu Braun   PRIZES OF THE INDEPENDENT JURIES   PRIZES OF THE ECUMENICAL JURY Members of the Jury: Dr. theol. Inge Kirsner (Jury President), Joachim Opahle,...

32. TEDDY AWARD – The Queer Film Award at the Berlin International Film Festival

THE WINNERS   The seven members of the international jury view films of queer interest within all sections of the Berlinale. Three films are nominated and one wins infor each of the categories: best feature film, best documentary/essay film and the best short film. The jury furthermore presents its Special Jury Award, the L'Oréal TEDDY Newcomer Award and the TEDDY Readers’ Award powered by Mannschaft Magazin. The TEDDY for the Best Feature Film goes to: Ti...

Berlinale 2018 Awards

Adina Pintilie's experimental debut 'Touch Me Not' takes home the Golden Bear!   PRIZES OF OFFICIAL JURIES PRIZES OF THE INTERNATIONAL JURY   Members of the Jury: Tom Tykwer (Jury President), Cécile de France, Chema Prado, Adele Romanski, Ryūichi Sakamoto and Stephanie Zacharek     GOLDEN BEAR FOR BEST FILM (awarded to the film’s producer) Touch Me Not by Adina Pintilie   SILVER BE...

Netherlands short film takes top prize in Berlin Film Festival Generation 14 plus awards

The awards given out last Friday night at the Berlin International Film Festival saw the Dutch team behind Kosovo-set short film, Kiem Holijanda triumph in the Berlinale’s Generation section, the most important dedicated children’s and youth programme among the A-list festivals of the world, taking home the Crystal Bear for the Best Short Film in the section Generation 14plus. The jury motivation for the award states: The Crystal B...

Berlinale 2018: Crystal Bears and Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk (The Children’s Charity of Germany) Awards in Generation Kplus

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      The members of the Children’s Jury in Generation Kplus – Laslo Baudouin, Luise Babette Dahns, Christian Fock, Nele Heinig, Julina Matilde Jung, Namiko Kammin, Jonas Kurth, Theresa Sagebiel, Jonas Schuster, Jonas Volkers, Ella Widmoser – give the following awards:     Crystal Bear for the Best Film:    Les rois mongols (Cross My Heart) By Luc Picard, Canada We are particularly fond of this film because we were able to ...

Berlinale: Awards of the Independent Juries

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  PRIZE OF THE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM JURY BERLIN SHORT FILM NOMINEE FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS The three members of the Jury, Diogo Costa Amarante, Jyoti Mistry and Mark Toscano, appoint as Berlin Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards Burkina Brandenburg Komplex by Ulu Braun   PRIZES OF THE INDEPENDENT JURIES   PRIZES OF THE ECUMENICAL JURY Members of the Jury: Dr. theol. Inge Kirsner (Jury President), Joachim Opahle, J...

Berlinale 2018: The Panorama Audience Awards go to Profile and The Silence of Others

Oben v.l.n.r./top FLTR: Paz Lázaro (Leiterin Panorama) mit ShazadLatif,Timur Bekmambetov, Valene Kane und Olga Kharina.Profile. Regie/director:Timur Bekmambetov Foto:©Brigitte Dummer / Berlinale 2018 Unten v.l.n.r./bottom FLTR: Robert Bahar und Almudena Carracedo mitModeratorin Ana David.The Silence of Others.Regie/directors: Almudena Carracedo,Robert Bahar Foto:©Trevor Good / Berlinale 2018 The public has cast its votes: the 20th Panorama Audience Awards go to Profile by ...

The Compass-Perspektive-Award for the Best Film Goes to Veronika Kasererberall: Überall wo wir sind (Everywhere We Are)

The Compass-Perspektive-Award for the Best Film in the Programme Goes to Veronika Kaserer for Her Documentary Überall wo wir sind (Everywhere We Are)   On the closing night of Perspektive Deutsches Kino, the jury – consisting of filmmakers Jules Herrmann, Sung-Hyung Cho, and Sol Bondy - presented the Compass-Perspektive-Award 2018 for the best film. The prize goes to Überall wo wir sind (Everywhere We Are) by Veronika Kaserer. Endowed with 5,000 euro, this year is the se...

Berlinale Talents and Perspektive Deutsches Kino Kompagnon-Fellowships go to Jide Tom Akinleminu and Julian Radlmaier

                           This evening at the closing event of Perspektive Deutsches Kino, the Kompagnon-Fellowships were awarded for the second time. Endowed with 5,000 euros each, they were given to new projects by a screenwriter and/or director from Berlinale Talents 2018, and a director from the 2017 edition of Perspektive Deutsches Kino.   With the Kom...

Crystal Bears and the Awards by the Federal Agency for Civic Education in Generation 14p

Berlinale 2018: Crystal Bears and the Awards by the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Agency for Civic Education) in Generation 14plus The members of the Youth Jury Generation 14plus - Jascha Katjana Richer, Lilly Rinklebe, Zoe Rentmeister, Rosa Nietzsche, Robert Schlücker, Joseph Askar Schönfelder, Jonathan Auer - give the following awards:   Crystal Bear for the Best Film:    Fortuna By Germinal Roaux, Switzerland / Belgium Our winn...

Special Mention for ‘SUPA MODO’ at the Generation Kplus Award Ceremony of the 68. Berlinale

  SUPA MODO has been honored with a Special Mention for an outstanding achievement by the Children’s Jury Generation Kplus at the Generation Kplus Award Ceremony of the 68. Berlin International Film Festival. The film is an inspiring story about a young girl dreaming of becoming a Superhero. The debut feature film by Kenyan director Likarion Wainaina celebrated its world premiere at the section Generation Kplus. CHECK THE VIDEO Extract from the jury statement: “This film te...

Winners of the 2nd Asian Brilliant Stars were announced on February 21st in Berlin.

YOUTH, the latest film of Chinese director Feng Xiaogang, is the biggest winner of the Award Ceremony.   Screened in the Special Presentations at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, Feng Xiaogang’s YOUTH topped the December box office in China with over $157 million (1 billion yuan), ahead of Pixar animation COCO. “Feng employs traditional craftsmanship to draw a sweeping historical canvas with profound human upheavals that mirror virtues and flaws of the Chi...
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