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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 ...
Siraj Syed’s IFFI 2016 diary X, Open Forum 6: Finding your way across 2K, 4K, 6K, 8K or 18K
A digital technician who has built theatres (Lightbox in Mumbai, for one)-Neil Sadwelkar, Na Tum Jaano Na Hum producer Vivek Singhania, and Indian Documentary Producers’ Association (IDPA) President Mike Pandey, participated in the last Open Forum of International Film Festival of India 2016, organised by IDPA, at old GMC building, Panaji, Goa, on 27 November. The moderator was film-m...
Siraj Syed’s IFFI 2016 diary, IX, Open Forum V: “We need more Amitabh Bachchans to help reduce global warming”
In its second Open Forum at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2016, Indian Documentary Producers’ Association (IDPA) sounded an urgent warning about the spreading carbon footprint and discussed steps to curb/neutralise its deleterious effect, especially among the film fraternity. Mike Pandey, President of IDPA and world-renowned environment-aware...
Siraj Syed’s IFFI 2016 diary VIII, Open Forum IV: Courses for horses or horses for courses?
Both, really. We are in the age of customised platforms for film viewing finding best-match, multiple-matches and staggered exhibition alternatives for films. A magnum opus like Bahubali (Indian mythological blockbuster franchise) needs a massive, four-digit spanning simultaneous, theatrical release while a Lunch Box (the mouse that roared a couple of years ago), though critically raved, would be...
Siraj Syed’s IFFI 2016 diary, VI: Life after Ghatak, and breaking mindsets
Federation of Film Societies of India continues to champion the cause of film culture and appreciation by not only running film societies all over India, but organising the Open Forum at IFFI every year, in collaboration with DFF. At IFFI 2016, it got to share hosting of the six-day platform with the Indian Documentary Producers’ Association (IDPA), the first three days being allotted to FFSI. I missed the ...
Great wines (try John Falcone's ) from the area tasted in excellent companies from festival directors, and a musical treat with showcase by Rita Coolidge and Canned Heat.
Thanks to Fest Forums organizers Kurt Zimmerman, Laurie Kirby and Stuart MacNaught for a fantastic evening...
HELLO, Everyone! We’ve got NEWS.
Winter is coming, yet summer's on our mind. Our second edition of The Black Sea Festival is now OPEN for SUBMISSIONS [http://blackseafilm.ro/submit/].
News, FEATURE FILM is eligible, now [Narrative, Documentary, Animation & Experimental],
GOOD luck to you all!
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Covert Media hosted the second edition of its annual cocktail party at the Viceroy on Friday night ( Nov 4th) . CEO Paul Hanson and President of International Liz Kim Schwan greeted the 250 guests at the swinging event.
The poolside soiree was attended by MCC’s Sasha Shapiro, actor Stephen Moyer, producer Michael Corrente, director Mitja Okorn, directors of Covert's upcoming YA thriller NEED Samantha Buck and Marie Schlingmann as well as buyers from many...
31st edition of FLIFF opened with Dreamland an American comedy, drama, music film, directed by Robert Schwartzman in directorial debut, from a screenplay by Benjamin Font and Schwartzman. It stars Johnny Simmons, Amy Landecker, Jason Schwartzman, Noël Wells, Alan Ruck, Beverly D'Angelo, Talia Shire, Shay Mitchell, Frankie Shaw and Nick Thune.
The team attended the premiere Nov 4 at Seminole Har...
A year has passed and the confirmed PÖFF fans do not have to suffer for a long time. The delicious smell of the biggest treat can already be sensed. The festive opening ceremony of PÖFF takes place on November 11 at 19:00 at Nordea Concert Hall together with the black carpet and the opening film. During the opening ceremony the Black Nights Film Festival's Lifetime Achievement Award and the prize named after Bruno O'Ya to a young Est...
Guests seen at the American Film Market - Day 3 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for IFTA/AP Images)
American Film Market - Day 3 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif.
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Turkey--key country at Mumbai Fim Festival, by Siraj Syed
‘Zabaan-e-yaar-e-man Turkey, va man Turkey na mee daanam’ went a duet in the Hindi film Ek Musafir Ek Haseena, made in the late 50s/early 60s. The lines are not in Turkish, but Farsee (Persian), and translate as ‘My love(r)’s language is Turkish, and I do not k...
MAMI’s 18th MFF schedule had gaping holes
Multiple venues spread far and wide, across the Western and Eastern, Southern and Northern tips of the linear city of Mumbai meant that persons living in those areas where the cinemas are located would have easier access to them and would save a lot of time commuting. If we measure the distances between the farthest separations, it could take 2 ½ to 3 hours for a passenger to reach the corresponding venue. Include return travel, and you a...
53. IAFF Iranian director Asghar Farhadi received the Lifetime Achievement AwardHarvey Keitel posing with Festival WinnersJohn Savage
Elif Dagdeviren with Harvey Keitel tribute
Turkish Airlines a generous sponsor
53. IAFF Esai Morales & Tara Fiztgerald
53. IAFF Esai Morales, Tara Fitzgerald, John Savage
53. IAFF Harvey Kietel and Winners
53. IAFF Harvey Keitel
George Hamilton sitting between Tara Fitzgerald and Claude Duham...
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Perga is today an archaeological site and a tourist attraction. Ancient Perge, one of the chief cities of Pamphylia, was situated between the Rivers Catarrhactes (Düden Nehri) and Cestrus (Aksu), 60 stadia (about 11.1 kilometres (6.9 mi)) from the mouth of the latter; the site is in the modern Turkish village of Murtana on the Suridjik sou, a tributary of the Cestrus, formerly in the Ottoman vilayet of Konya. Its ruins include a theatre, a palaestra, a temple of&n...