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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...
Early Bird Deadline Approaches for Cellar Door Film Festival!
The Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) wants to remind filmmakers that the early bird deadline to submit for the inaugural edition of the festival is July 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 filmm...
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...
Last year at the end of February, Aimée-Lee Curran (director), Mark Sims (producer) and Lâle Teoman (writer/actress) set out to make a short film entitled "The Palace That I Live In".
They raised the funds for the film via the crowd funding platform Pozible and short on a rural property in Bathurst, Australia over four days, with three actors, nine crew, six dogs and a mouse. The film will held its world premiere today June 21st as a part of the Dreamscapes program.
"It's Okay" World Premier at 2014 Palm Springs International Shortfest. Running time: 14 mins 53 sec.
Directed by Tamar Levine, the film is about a young couple struggling to break free of the restricted world they've created together.
A married couple in their thirties struggles to break free of the restricted world they've created together as they reach a turning point in their relationship. Tensions between them ebb and flow as each p...
Tim Guinee, who's starred in Homeland, Revolution and The Good Wife has made his directorial debut with a short film production of Horton Foote's One Armed Man. The short has received immense praise from the likes of Gus Van Sant, Ellen Burstyn, Matt Damon, Ed Harris, Edward Zwick, Richard Dreyfuss, Charlie Kaufman, Robert Duvall, Mandy Patinkin and more. All can be viewed at http://onearmedmanmovie.com. It was the Grand Jury Winner for Best Short Film at the USA Film Festival and was ...
'Aban +Khorshid' produced by Tommee May- Saturday June 21st at 1:30pm in Palm Springs.
Aban + Khorshid got 4th runner up and special jury mention in Seattle International Film Festival.
“A beautifully filmed and tragic story, based on real life events, about freedoms here that carry the death penalty elsewhere."- 2014 Jury Statement from the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF).
Just a bit shy of twenty minutes in length, Tommee May’s Aban + Khorshid left film...
PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST ANNOUNCES LINE-UP FOR 2014
Festival to Showcase Shorts Directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, Taylor Kitsch, Rose McGowan, Bebe Neuwirth, Michael Urie, and Starring Danny DeVito, Natalie Dormer, Ioan Gruffudd, Jenna Fischer, Ian Hart, Tony Hale, Rutger Hauer, Sally Hawkins, Oscar Isaac, Cheyenne Jackson, Sophia Loren, Nick Offerman, Sarah Paulson and Mark Strong.
Palm Springs, CA (June 5, 2014) – The shorts are back in town at the 2014 Palm Springs Internati...
"Charlie's Country" (2014) by Dutch/Australian director Rolf de Heer screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Australian actor David Gulpilil won the prize for Best Actor.
“Charlie's Country” tells the story of 'Blackfella Charlie', an aboriginal man who is marginalized and discriminated against by domineering whites in his Australian village. The police are always on his back to forget his traditional ways- he is one of...
The APICA, an association for the promotion of images, creation, and the arts, based in French Polynesia organizes from November 8th to 16th, 2014 the second edition of the International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World: Courts des îles, in Papeete, Tahiti (French Polynesia).
Entering the “Courts des îles” Festival
Only a film whose director was born on an island may be in competition at the Courts des îles Festival. Registrations f...