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The striking Cambodian supernatural historical drama, 'FREEDOM DEAL: The Story of Lucky', set in 1970 as the Vietnam War expanded across the border during Nixon's controversial 'Cambodian Incursion (a military operation that launched waves of protest from Kent State to Berkeley, USA), continues to generate interest across the USA and beyond:
"a strong, interesting story with good characters and excellent acting, and the supernatural element was bizarre but just rig...
The 4th annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF), scheduled for November 12-16, 2014, announced its Narrative and Documentary feature film competition lineups as well as Jury members. The 2014 Festival will screen 22 feature films in competition. The full film program line-up, including out-of-competition special presentations, sneak previews of awards season contenders, and narrative, documentary and animated shorts, will be announced in September.
“Our thoughts are with everyone in the...
What is Behind the Cellar Door...
Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) aims to be Ottawa's first showcase of speculative cinema while celebrating the creativity of the Ottawa film scene and spotlighting the city as a setting for the sinister and supernatural.
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By Maria Esteves – August 23, 2014
The 2014 DJ Expo (DJExpo14) commenced August 11-14, at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, NJ. Produced by DJ Times magazine and Testa Communications, the event annually showcase the world’s latest technology in mobile DJ (disc jockey) and VJ (video jockey) systems by top industry leaders along with artist panel discussions, seminars, hands-on workshops, keynote presentations, exhibitors show floor, awards ceremony, networking events, and sponsored ...
CDFF Hosts Outdoor Screening of 'Night of the Living Dead'
Here come the ghouls! The Cellar Door Film Festival wants Ottawa filmgoers to be on high alert! Westboro will be crawling with zombies when CDFF hosts an outdoor screening of George A. Romero’s horror classic Night of the Living Dead in Lion’s Park on August 15th. The event is just a short zombiewalk away from Westboro Station, so please come see the film that started the whole craze of the walking dea...
The submission deadline for Ottawa's Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) approaches quickly! CDFF wants to remind filmmakers that the deadline to submit for the inaugural edition of the festival is August 15th. 2014 promises to be a strong year for Ottawa's first festival of speculative cinema. The CDFF team is very excited by the range of local, national, and international films that have been submitted thus far, so it encourages prospective filmmakers to sub...
The Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) is excited to announce that is will be co-presenting the upcoming screening of Beetlejuice at the Centretowne Movies Outdoor Film Festival. CDFF invites Ottawans to grab their lawn chairs and blankets and join them for Tim Burton's strange and unusual 1988 classic starring Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Winona Ryder and Michael Keaton. Beetlejuice screens in Dundonald Park on Saturday, August 2nd at approximately 9:00 PM. Admission is pay wha...
Claude Lelouch's 'We Love You, You Bastard' Wins Audience Award at Santa Barbara International Film Festival Inaugural The Wave Film Festival.
July 15-19, 2015 - THE WAVE FESTIVAL - FRENCH CINEMA
MICKEY DUZDEVICH NAMED THE WAVE FESTIVAL DIRECTOR
Santa Barbara, CA –SBIFF’s brand new summer film showcase “The Wave Film Festival” concluded on Sunday with Claude Lelouch's heartfelt family saga We Love You, You Bastard named as Audience Award winner. This ...
CommunicAsia-BroadcastAsia diary, Singapore, June 2014 --A revisit 12 years later, to a block-buster event
Sony’s new camcorders and Ericsson’s 4K campaign
Sony released two new cameras in the XDCAM series of cameras at Broadcast Asia, Singapore, last month. The PXW-160 and 180 both feature 3 1/3"full HD Exmor CMOS sensors. A 25x zoom (26mm-650mm 35mm equivalent) G lens and a world first electronic variable Neutral Density (ND) are two of the stand out features. Full HD...
The Camerado-produced supernatural Asian drama, 'FREEDOM DEAL: The Story of Lucky', screened July 11th at the 1970: Music and Turmoil event in San Francisco, CA, USA accompanied by the film's director, US filmmaker, J "Jack RO" Rosette, who spent more than half a decade in Cambodia developing and researching the ongoing 'FREEDOM DEAL' project.
Also attending was rock historian, Richie Unterberger, author of the definitive Velvet Undergrou...
By Maria Esteves - July 14, 2014
The 14th International Cloud Computing Conference & Exposition 2014 (CloudExpo14) Opening Night Exhibitors Show Floor and Reception was held at Javits Convention Center, New York, Tuesday, June 10, 6:00pm. The event included Red Hat’s launch of ManageIQ, an open hybrid cloud management product based on OpenStack platform and book release signing of “The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win,” with co-autho...
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By Maria Esteves – July 10, 2014
The amazing 14th International Cloud Computing Conference & Exposition (Cloud Expo 2014) encompassing Big Data Expo and DEVOps Summit commenced June 10-12, 2014 at Javits Convention Center, New York. Produced by SYS-CON Media, this year's mega conference introduced Internet of Things Expo presented by @ThingsExpo Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of Tau Institute for Global ICT Research.
The Internet of Things (IoT), is an inter...
CommunicAsia diary, Singapore, June 2014 --A revisit 12 years later, to a block-buster event
IV: HD going, UHD coming Intelsat to spread 4K UHD 60 fps broadcasts
One of the events I could not attend at CommunicAsia 2014 was:
Intelsat, BT, Ericsson, Newtec and Sony cordially invite you to a 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) discussion and transmission of a live event via satellite at CommunicAsia 2014.
Date: Tuesday, 17 June 2014
CommunicAsia diary, Singapore, June 2014--A revisit 12 years later, to a block-buster event
III: 58,500 sq metres, Names and numbers
Incorporating CommunicAsia, BroadcastAsia, EnterpriseIT, SatComm, MobileCommAsia, NetworkAsia, ProfessionalAudioTechnology 2014 and the imbX Ministerial Forum on ICT, the magna event brought together business leaders, companies and industry professionals to showcase their latest innovations, network, exchange ideas and tap new markets. It was arranged on five l...
'The Last Impresario' (2013) by Grace Otto, about producer Michael White- "A feature documentary about the man who changed British culture, one show at a time."
Everyone loves to hear about the who's who in the glamorous world of cinema, but few ever hear about the producers who work diligently, usually for years, behind the scenes to make the films; a bizarre fact as no movies would ever be made without the producer. If film is a child, then the producer would be its pa...
El cine está en la nube.
Festival Internacional Cine//B abre convocatoria para su séptima edición con nueva regla: solo recibirá películas en archivo.
La convocatoria está abierta hasta el Martes 30 de Septiembre del 2014.
El cine ha cambiado, así como sus ritos de exhibición y acceso. Y este es el punto de partida para los desafíos que año a año el Festival Cine//B asume para su convocatoria y programación. U...
'Communicasia diary, Singapore, June 2014--A revisit 12 years later, to a block-buster event
II: Changi-Marina Bay-Kallang
Who do you blame for choosing a terribly timed flight? AI342 landed at Singapore’s Changi International Airport at about 7.30 am. I had reported at Sahar at 7 pm. No, the distance between Mumbai and Singapore does not take 12 ½ hours to cover (it takes 5), but then this was not a direct flight. Including the stop at Chennai, it took 10 hours. Add to that t...
Communicasia diary, Singapore, June 2014--A revisit 12 years later, to a block-buster event
Films, television, radio, internet, mobile phones, satellites…Communicasia has a wide ambit. Twelve years ago, I visited the exhibition in its earlier Broadcast Asia avtaar at Singapore’s quite new Expo centre near the Changi airport, while I was based in that country. It was big even then. Attractive staff at the booths led you on to explore the products and technology on offer...
SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL REVEALS INAUGURAL THE WAVE FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAM FEATURING FRENCH CINEMA JULY 16-20 2014
Santa Barbara, CA –SBIFF’s brand new summer film showcase “The Wave Film Festival” announces its highly anticipated line up for the inaugural year. This first edition will focus solely on an eclectic mix of eleven brand new French films, sure to delight the hungry cinephiles of Santa Barbara. The five day festival begins Wednesday J...
“The Sun Can Blind” (O Sol Pode Cegar) (Brazil) by writer/director Toti Loureiro screened at the 20th Palm Springs International Shortfest. Made on a shoestring budget, the film wowed audiences for its gritty realism and naked truth about hard social life in Brazil's metropolis Sao Paolo. Paulo is a Paulista (native of Sao Paulo) who begins an affair with his maid, Maria. The two of them begin to feel growing emotions for each other as their intimacy intensifies but when Paolo ...
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10 Ways to Make Distributors Totally Hate Your Guts
by Elliot Grove
Here are 10 ways to really annoy distributors.
1) Make it nearly impossible for a distributor to see your film
Let’s say a potential film buyer misses the one and only screening of&nbs...
Carry On Receives Best of the Festival Award Whisker Receives Future Filmmaker Award; Dragula, Showfolk and Bendik & the Monster Receive Audience Awards Joanna, 90 Days and Tyres Each Receive 2 Awards.
PALM SPRINGS, CA (June 22, 2014) – Celebrating its 20th birthday, the 2014 Palm Springs International ShortFest, the largest short film festival and only short film market in North America, announced its Festival award winners on Sunday, June 22, 2014. 330 short films screened through...