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Bruno Chatelin Advisory Board Member on the Festival Circuit

Bruno Chatelin has been named Advisory Board Member of the Chelsea FilmFestival in New york The Chelsea Film Festival is an international film festival, enlightening the work of emerging filmmakers, producers and actors. It offers a wide range of films, such as documentaries and feature-lengths, focusing on the theme of “Global Issues”. It empowers the work of risk-taking storytellers and remains committed to its mission to discover and develop independent artists and a...

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Filmfestivals.com was established 1995 as world reference in this niche, we are proud of our track record in helping festivals attract more legitimacy, visibility and film submissions from our large base of international film professionals (370 000 unique filmmaker visitors each month), 159 500 subscribers to the newsletter. ONE TIME OFFER We suggest this quick one month booster program for your call for entry including  with 4 newsletter ads, your call for entry promoted one month lon...

Dear Filmmakers : do you have a film you want to suggest to our festival programmers subscribers?

Dear Filmmakers Filmfestivals.com was established in 1995, over the years we became the premier link between film and festivals with 5000 festivals listed, over 22 000 festival organizers contacts in our database. Do you have a film you want to suggest to our festival programmers subscribers? Let them know about your film. Let me know if you want us to reserve this 150€ promotion package for you? Please note that we only reserve this opportunity to the filmmakers that are subscri...

Line up for The 19th Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

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The 19th Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival (SLGFF)  will be held October 9-19 Festival to open with BACK ON BOARD with Greg Louganis in person  and close with LIFE PARTNERS starring Leighton Meester and Gillian Jacobs   The Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, the largest event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, announced today the complete schedule of films and events that will make up the 19th annual festival.   This year SLGFF will screen  ...

Star Trek's George Takei Hosts VSPC Film Commission Q&A Oct 4 at Sullivan Studio

Star Trek's George Takei Hosts VSPC Film Commission Q&A Oct. 4 Event at Sullivan Studios Gives Locals, Visitors Rare Chance to Mingle with Star     Buy Tickets  |   Film Commission  |   YouTube   The St. Pete/Clearwa...

12th annual Tallgrass Film Festival Galas and Spotlight Films

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The Tallgrass Film Festival is pleased to announce the feature film selected for its Gala and Thursday Night Spotlight screenings. “This year’s gala selections contain elements of deception mixed with imitation and obsession – an exciting combination of influential cinema and new voices,” said Co-Programming Director Nick Pope. “As we embark on our 12th festival, Tallgrass is privileged and thrilled to be able to curate and share these theatrical experiences with ou...

Have a bite at next Minneapolis Underground Film Festival at St. Anthony Main Theatre October

From Emmy and Academy award winners to local filmmakers everyone agrees that the only place to be seen this October 1st-5th is at the 7th Annual Minneapolis Underground Film Festival. Minneapolis, MN Monday, September 22nd 2014- With only a week to go before Minneapolis hosts it’s 7th annual showcase of cinema’s most provocative work, festival directors have released a list of some notable films they suggest not missing.   On October 2nd become a part of the...

Reza Mirkarimi’s ‘‘TODAY’’, a TIFF premiere, will represent Iran for Oscar Race

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Reza Mirkarimi’s  ‘‘TODAY’’, which had its International premiere at TIFF/Toronto International Film Festival 2014, has been selected to represent Iran in the foreign-language Oscar race. The film’s selection was announced this Sunday by Iran’s Oscar selection committee.   The award-winning Iranian director Reza Mirkarimi was born in 1967 in Tehran. His first feature, ‘The Child and The Soldier’ won several awards including the ...

Jury announced for Curtocircuito 2014

THE JURY Santiago de Compostela 2O14   JURIES   RADAR JURY   ADRIAN MARTIN   Adrian Martin is Professor of Film Studies at Goethe-Universität (Goethe University, Frankfurt) and Monash University (Melbourne). He is pub...

Sandor Sara and Vilmos Zsigmond, two super cinematographers at CINEFEST MISKOLC 2014

By "Oroslanyi Sandor Deleon", Miskolc     The VIP high point of cinefest 2014 was reached on the next-to-last day by the visitations in back-to-back master classes of two of the classiest cinematographers in living captivity, Sándor Sára (80) and Vilmos Zsigmond (83)  multi-acclaimed Hollywood cameraman of incontestably Hungarian origin. Sándor Sára Sándor Sára (born 28 November 1933) is an Hungarian cinematogr...

CINEFEST MISKOLC Report #3 Filmclips and mini reviews

CINEFEST MISKOLC REPORT #3 FILMCLIPS AND MINI REVIEWS  By Alex Deleon, <filmfestivals.com>       As the week winds down the hits (and misses) keep coming. GIBRALTAR: French Canadian directed by Frenchman Julien Leclerq (b. 1979) is a drug smuggling thriller set on the teeny British owned isle of Gibraltar, which Separates  Spain from North Africa. The Craggy Rock of Gibraltar is probably the world's most recognizable mountain landmark next to Sugar L...

More Revelations at Miskolc From Slovenia and Estonia with Love

  Rebellious students come to class all wearing masks of the face of a classmate who committed suicide in Roc Bicek's  "Class Enemy" By Alex Deleon  <filmfestivals.com>   If one of the basic purposes of a film festival is to discover and reveal new talent from small countries then Jameson Miskolc is doing a truly remarkable job. Apart from four discoveries mentioned yesterday even more powerful new films have surfaced since -- from smaller countries...

EFP presents ten European films and talent to Russian audiences at WESTWIND in Moscow

Following a successful kick-off in 2013, European Film Promotion (EFP) will host the second edition of WESTWIND - a European Film Showcase in Moscow from 15 to 19 October, 2014. The public screenings will be introduced by the films' directors or talent at Moscow's centrally located  Formula Kino Horizont cinema. WESTWIND is supported by the MEDIA Programme (2007 - 2013) of the European Union and the participating member organisations. ...

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...

Highlights from FNC 14

      SENSUAL AND BEWITCHING, HERE IS THE OFFICIAL TRAILER OF THE 43rd FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINÉMA   Waiting the opening of the Festival on October 8, discover the official trailer of the 43rd edition. Thanks to Ottoblix for these 30 seconds of sensuality.  Discover the trailer  Discover the 15 second...

High Falls Film Festival Announces 12th Season -- Films Include Three World and Two U.S. Premieres

The High Falls Film Festival (HFFF), one of the nation's longest running film festivals celebrating the achievements of women in filmmaking, today announced the schedule of films and special events for the 12th festival season. Tickets go on sale Friday September 19 at 3PM at highfallsfilmfestival.com.    The Festival runs Thursday October 23 to Sunday October 26 at The Little Theatre and the Dryden Theatr...

WILLiFEST Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary

WILLiFEST Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary We're back!!! We are celebrating our 5th year with a kick-off invitation only (Sorry!) cocktail party this Thursday in Williamsburg which will be followed by our Opening Night Screening at the Williamsburg Cinemas. This year WILLiFEST presents the premiere of director Malindi Fickle’s drama Suck It Up Buttercup. Friday brings a full day and night of  screenings at two venues, Williamsburg Cinemas and returning partner El Puente. ...

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 ...

Strategic Partners 2014 wraps celebrating creative collaborations and the establishment of trailblazing partnerships

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Strategic Partners 2014 September 11 - 14, Halifax, Nova Scotia.  ...

Strategizing your festival roll out, a Keynote at IFP with Peter Belsito and Sidney Levine

When: Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014 Time: 7:30 pm Where: Film Independent Office Address: 9911 W Pico Blvd 11th Fl Los Angeles, CA 90035  Cost: Free, for Film Independent Members only (get tickets)   Applying to film festivals can be a daunting and confusing affair. Which ones should you apply to first? How important is a world premiere? Beyond the prestige of Cannes, Toronto and Sundance, which festivals – both in the U.S...

Introducing the New CINE Golden Eagle Awards

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The Denver Film Society (DFS) is proud to announce special guests to CINELATINO

    Director, Richard Montoya Producer, Edward James Olmos ...

Antenna Documentary Film Festival Announces Full Program

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  You Couldn’t Make This Up… Screening in Sydney from Tuesday 14 to Sunday 19 October the Antenna Documentary Film Festival today announces their full program line up. From game-changing docos, bold in style and extraordinary in form, to live interactive tales, Antenna proves yet again this is a festival with attitude, triumphs, challenges and soul. Presenting their most ambitious program yet, filled with 35 features from over twenty countries, Antenna offers a rare opportun...

Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air (BOFA) Film Festival bring the best films of 2014 to Tasmania

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  From the glitz and glamour of Cannes to world-firsts at Warsaw to the homegrown heroes in Sydney, the Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air (BOFA) Film Festival has scoured the world’s film festivals throughout the year to bring the best films of 2014 to Tasmania.   BOFA (sited in Launceston, Tasmania ) is proud to announce the full program of diverse and powerful films for its fifth annual festival, which will take place this year from Thursday November 6 to Sunday November 9, 2014...

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