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VIENNALE PRESIDENT ERIC PLESKOW
The legendary Hollywood producer Eric Pleskow is celebrating his 90th birthday on Thursday, April 24. Born to Jewish parents in Vienna in 1924, he fled from the Nazi terror in 1939 and moved to the United States where he made a great career in the film business. He received 12 Oscars and numerous awards,...
Odessa International Film Festival launches a crowdfunding campaign to support the National Competition and organization of the festival. Using one of the leading crowdfunding platforms Indiegogo Odessa IFF targets to raise 25 000 USD before the next edition.
Political instability and economic crisis in Ukraine have jeopardized carrying out the 5th Odessa International Film Festival. Due to the lack of state and private funding, the team of the festival is doing everything to maintain the l...
The Stanley Film Festival (SFF), presented by NBC Universal's Chiller and produced by the Denver Film Society, begins today and will run through Sunday, April 27. SFF opens with the Colorado produced, Doc of the Dead with Director Alexandre O. Philippe in attendance. After the film, guests will be treated to a Zombie themed after party with Zombie Burlesque (courtesy of Lannie's Clocktower Caberet) and the Denver County Fair's Corpses and Crowns beauty pageant winners.
Winners of the 2014 Golden Reel Awards
The winners of the 2014 Golden Reel Awards were announced during a ceremony on Friday, April 18, 2014 in Tiburon.
Best Film: The Ferry, directed by: Shi Wei [China]
Best Director: Jacek Bromski, for: One Way Ticket to the Moon [Poland]
Best Actor: Ercan Kesal, for Yozgat Blues [Turkey]
Best Actress: Simona Stasova, for: The Self Lover [Czech Republic]
40th Seattle International Film Festival
WONGDOODY & WORLD FAMOUS PRESENT "CINESCAPE" CAMPAIGN FOR SIFF 2014
SIFF 2014 Trailer | Cinescape
SEATTLE -- April 22, 2014 -- The Seattle International Festival is thrilled to share the promotional campaign and trailer for its 40th annual Fest...
ROMCOM KING RICHARD CURTIS DIRECTS SHORT FILM
JOINS “ZERO POVERTY 2030” MOVEMENT
The king of romantic comedies, Richard Curtis (award-winning writer/director of Love Actually, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones’s Diary), has officially joined the movement to end extreme poverty by 2030. As reported in Variety, The Global Poverty Project has just released a new, short video directed by Richard that highlights the progress made toward ending extreme poverty.
WorldFest-Houston, the 3rd longest-running International Film Festival in North America, concluded its 47th edition with a 10-day run of Indie film, fun and fanfare, enjoying a 12% increase in box-office! With Robert Loggia on hand to receive his richly deserved Lifetime Achievement Award, WorldFest presented a sumptuous Awards Gala Ceremony, 4/12 in the historic Crowne Plaza Hotel ~ near the famous Houston Astrodome. WorldFest bookended this year's festival with record turnouts. Ope...
BIFFF 2014 AWARDS
SHORT FILMS :
Youth Jury prize : Figures by Miklos Keleti
Fedex prize: Babysitting Story by Vincent Smitz
La Trois prize: Interférence by John Danvoye
Sabam prize: Figures by Miklos Keleti
Be TV prize: Figures by Miklos Keleti
UPCB prize : Babysitting Story by Vincent Smitz
And a special mention to Boules of Dead by Manuel Janssens
The Silver Melies:&nb...
Moves Forward Under New Name
April 21, 2014 – Marking its tenth Festival, Seattle True Independent Film Festival (STIFF) proudly announces its intention to move into the future as Seattle Transmedia Independent Film Festival in 2015. In addition to its customary selection of diverse and distinguished short and feature-length independent films from around the world, STIFF 2015 will exhibit web series, video game concepts, storytelling apps for mobile phone and tablet, and social me...
40th Seattle International Film Festival
JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE TO OPEN SIFF 2014
Director John Ridley Scheduled to Attend
Outkast's André Benjamin as Seattle rock legend Jimi Hendrix
The Seattle International Film Festival announced today that the Opening Night Film for its 40th annual Festival will be Jimi: All Is By My Side. Musician, actor, and style icon André Benjamin stars as Seattle rock legend Jimi Hendrix in this film from Academ...
Far East Film 16 honors a great American distributor, the chairman of Fortissimo Films: the first outpost for Asian cinema in the West.
UDINE – After giving South Korean master Kim Dong-ho the award last year, the Far East Film Festival will honor with the 2014 Gelso d’Oro/Golden Mulberry Award another great man of cinema: American producer and distributor, the president of Fortissimo Films, Michael Werner. The very first and daring Western outpost for...
IMAGINE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
Black Tulip: COHERENCE
MovieZone Imagine Award: CHEAP THRILLS
Méliès d’Argent: DER SAMURAI
Méliès d’Argent (short): RESET
Time Capsule: LOOKING FOR LAIKA
Syfy Silver Scream Award: JODOROWSKY'S DUNE
Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts with the support of Akbank for the 10th time, the 33rd Istanbul Film Festival’s Awards were presented at the Awards Ceremony, held at Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall, on Saturday, 19 April.
The Awards Ceremony of the 33rd Istanbul Film Festival was presented by Tülin Özen and aired live on CNN Türk. Following the screening of the short festival clip, the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) p...
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This week, the organisers of the festival announce the results of the selection of all four competitions.
DocFilmMusic, the youngest of the four competitions of Krakow Film Festival, takes place for the second time. The music documentary films submitted to the selection should be longer than 30 minutes. The winner of this section will get the Grand Prix award The Golden Heynal and a cash prize amounting to 20 000 zloty.
"Music film does not have to mean trifling,"...
Film North, Huntsville International Film Festival announced today their first program leak.
Watermark will be the opening night feature film on Thursday September 18th at the Algonquin Theatre, Huntsville, Ontario.
Lucy Wing, CEO and founder of Film North said, “Watermark has been secured as our openi...
FANDRY receives Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature,
POWERLESS receives Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary.
Best Short Film winner, ALCHEMY, will receive a cash grant from HBO.
Audience Choice Awards go to SIDDHARTH, FAITH CONNECTIONS, and KUSH
The 12 annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) concluded on Sunday evening (April 13) with a red carpet and gala fete that included the Los Angeles premi...
23rd Edition of the Shorts-only Festival is a Wrap!
Award-winners clockwise from top left:
Kármán Line, Me + Her, Sprout, A Tropical Sunday, Our Curse and The Gallant Captain
Aspen, Colo. (April 14, 2014) - Aspen Film, a year-round film arts and education organization, announced today the winners of its Aspen Shortsfest International Competition. The 2014 Awards Ceremony was held Sunday, April 13, at Rustique Restaurant i...
Krakow, 14th April 2014 - "A Dream of Warsaw," a biographical story about Czesław Niemen, one of the most popular Polish singers, will open the 54th Krakow Film Festival, which starts on 25th May. The documentary by Krzysztof Makowski will also take part in Polish competition.
"A Dream of Warsaw" is the first extensive biographical film about Czesław Niemen, the icon of Polish popular music. The opportunity to make this film is the 10th anniversary of the musici...
PULP A FILM ABOUT LIFE, DEATH AND SUPERMARKETS
Saturday 7 June, City Hall
On Saturday 7th June at the magnificent City Hall the 21st Sheffield Doc/Fest will officially open with the European Premiere of PULP. A Film about Life, Death and Supermarkets, attended by the director Florian Habicht, producer Alex Boden of Pistachio Pictures Production and band-members: Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey and Mark Webber. This opening night event will b...
In a few days Stuttgart will be the global capital of animated film again. From April 22 to 27, 2014 the best animated films from all over the world can be seen at the 21st edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) – one of the biggest and most important international festivals for animated film. In more than 200 individual events,out of 2,300 entries, over 1,000 animated films represent the entire spectrum of the genre.
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