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Dear Festival programmers and friends I would like to share with you these films which I have selected for festival consideration. They are part of our 'Ones To Watch' section.  And I believe each of them has a story that can change the way we see life. With these "Movies that Matter" I trust you will be inspired and I hope you will consider them in your selection.  If you can offer them waivers,  I can return the favor with an ad for your ...

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...

Film Fest Gent announces its Belgian slate

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  Every year, FILM FEST GENT strives to offer a platform for its domestic cinema. We are proud to announce that we will present no less than 10 new Belgian titles in different sections at this 43rd edition. These titles will receive their national or world premiere in Ghent. Film Fest Gent’s artistic director Patrick Duynslaegher comments: “What is striking about this selection of 10 titles is that they demonstrate how rich, varied and diverse Belgian cinema is today. One r...

Benjamin Teske’s “Strawberry Bubblegums” to open the 23rd Oldenburg International Film Festival

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Lucy is 17 years old. The realization that she was conceived during a porn shoot has just been revealed to her. Furious and determined to find her biological father, Lucy tracks down her mother’s former “co-worker” Udo in a live sex shop. Reluctant at first, he ultimately decides to help young Lucy. On his motorcycle, the two ascend on a journey through Northern Germany. For Udo, this voyage down memory lane, takes him into the past life, once so familiar, now a complete stra...

Prix du Jury - 8e Festival de cinéma Les Percéides (24-28 août 2016)

<< EMBRACE THE SERPENT >> (L’ÉTREINTE DU SEPENT) DU CINÉASTE COLOMBIEN CIRO GUERRA, << LA DÉMOLITION FAMILIALE >> DU DOCUMENTARISTE PATRICK DAMIEN, << HAPPY END >> DU CINÉASTE TCHÈQUE YAN SASKA, << HARRY PORTRAIT D’UN DÉTECTIVE PRIVÉ >> DU RÉALISATEUR QUÉBÉCOIS MAXIME DESRUISSEAUX. LE LONG MÉTRAGE << KING DAVE >> DU CINÉASTE QUÉB&Eac...

The 36th Atlantic Film Festival announces full festival program for event, Sept. 15 - 22 in Halifax, NS

    The 36th annual Atlantic Film Festival announces its full festival program, featuring over 225 films and a full slate of special events, to be presented over eight days in Halifax, September 15-22. "This year we are delivering as your curator...

Award-winning producer Andrea Calderwood headlines Strategic Partners 2016

Award-winning producer Andrea Calderwood (The Last King of Scotland) will take the stage as the opening keynote speaker at Strategic Partners 2016 next month.   Calderwood, of U.K.-based Potboiler Productions, most recently produced Trespass Against Us, starring Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs, Frank) and Brendan Gleeson (In the Heart of the Sea, Edge of Tomorrow), which screens this fall at TIFF and the Atlantic Film Festival in a special presentation. Presented by the Atlantic Film Fes...

Mongrel International has acquired international sales rights to THE LEVELLING written and directed by Hope Dickson Leach

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Mongrel International announced today that it has acquired international sales rights to THE LEVELLING written and directed by Hope Dickson Leach, starring Ellie Kendrick, Jack Holden, Joe Blakemore and David Troughton, and produced by Rachel Robey of Wellington Films. The film will premiere in the Discovery section of TIFF with other notable upcoming festival premieres to be announced shortly.  In THE LEVELLING trainee veterinarian Clover Catto (ELLIE KENDRICK) returns to the farm wh...

Jeremy Renner lands role in "Arctic Justice" for Ambi

  Two-time Academy Award® nominee Jeremy Renner (“The Hurt Locker,” “The Avengers,” “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” and “Rogue Nation”) has signed on to voice the lead character (Swifty) in the epic 3D, CGI animated family film “Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad” from Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi’s AMBI Group. Renner will lead an ensemble voice cast for "Arctic Justice...

The IndieFEST Film Awards Announces Latest Winners!

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The IndieFEST is proud to announce the latest winners. Congratulations to all the filmmakers who participated in the current season!The awards go to those filmmakers who produce fresh, standout entertainment and compelling documentaries. The IndieFEST is a top-tier international awards competition. It honors professionals, established and emerging, who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity. The goal of The IndieFEST is to help the winners of this coveted award achieve the r...

The 2016 Action On Film Official Award Nominations for Film and Video

  The 2016 Action On Film Official Award Nominations for Film and Video are NOW OUT on the AOF website! Click the link below to check out the official nominations, and congratulations to everyone that received an award nomination! http://media.wix.com/ugd/28ac82_ab7e6bcbbde640beb7e985f2be2827f...

IM Global has launched GO GLOBAL, a new venture devoted to maximizing the international exposure of Chinese cinema

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The prolific international film and television studio IM Global has launched Go Global, a new venture devoted to maximizing the international exposure of Chinese cinema and representing non-Chinese films on the Chinese festival circuit. Go Global’s team led by industry veteran Clément Magar is based in Beijing and offers local producers, financiers and talent a wide range of services from festival strategy, festival booking, festival media promotion and event production. Go Global w...

Filmfest Oldenburg Foreign Affairs & European Discoveries

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On the occasion of the German Premiere...

Napa Valley Film Festival Celebrity Tributes include Zoey Deutch, Chloe Grace Moretz and Glen Powell.

Celebrity Tributes include Zoey Deutch, Chloe Grace Moretz and Glen Powell. Additional Tributes to be announced in September. Napa, California (August 25, 2016) – The sixth annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is pleased to announce its first three honorees that will receive Tributes during the sixth annual edition of the festival to be held November 9-13, 2016. Additional honorees will be named at a future date. The highly anticipated Celebrity Tributes, salutin...

Covert Media is announcing the launch of a new foreign language label, Lexica Films

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Independent production, financing and distribution company Covert Media has launched a newly formed international sales label –Lexica Films -championing foreign language feature film titles for the worldwide marketplace, it was announced today by Covert Media’s CEO Paul Hanson. Covert will add the foreign language titles to its quickly growing sales and production slate to present to buyers around the globe. Covert Media is aiming to launch 5-10 films per year through Lexica, identi...

Surf Film Fest hits Outer Banks

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Films       Surfalorus Selections 2016   Southeastern NC Surfing Director: John Burkett 35:00 // The pulse, surf, and stories form the people who live and surf coastal southeastern North Carolina.          Lunar Director: Luca Meril 8:34 // Leah Dawson expresses her art — surfing, shaping and music — in the unique landscape of Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands.     ...

Next Uranium Film Festival in Berlin. Sept 28 to Oct 02, 2016

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"Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it", warns Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana(link is external). See here the amazing program and all films of the next International Uranium Film Festival in Berlin taking place Sept 28 to Oct 02., 2016 http://uraniumfilmfestival.org/de/berlin-2016-programm   70 years ago, July 16th 1945, exploded the first Atomic Bomb in New Mexico, at the Alamogordo Test Range, and the ...

CineFest Hungary`s 2016 lineup

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New sections, a stronger selection in the competition program and more colorful specials at the Miskolc IFF, the leading international film festival of Hungary, 9-18 September.   This year eighteen films have made it to the feature competition program. Movies like the Sundance hit Swiss Army Man, The Hunt for the Wilderpeople by the New Zealand helmer Taika Waititi or the renowned American director Kelly Richard’s new piece, Certain Women are all part of the program.   The Da...

Sunscreen Film Fest Announces New Programming Team

              Experienced Programmers to add experience and connections.            ST. PETERSBURG, FL (August 22, 2016) – Film Festival Veterans Joe Restain...

Oldenburg announces a new platform for discoveries with its inaugural Co-Production event – the Matchbox Coproduction Lounge

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The Matchbox Coproduction Lounge is a launch pad for developing projects by experienced filmmakers and emerging talents, organized by the Oldenburg International Film Festival team and taking place within the 5-day Festival. The one-day event aims at providing industry professionals a relaxed and personal environment in which to connect and create opportunities for future collaborations.   The inaugural line-up of international film projects selected includes “Potsdamer Platz”...

KODAK Announces 2016 Student Scholarships; Recognizing Emerging Global Talent in Film

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25th Annual Competition Awards $38,500 in Tuition & Film Grants   Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: KODK) announced the winners of its 25th annual KODAK Student Scholarship Program, Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the 70th annual University Film & Video Association (UFVA) Conference, held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. This international competition is part of Kodak’s long-held commitment to encourage and foster the next generation of filmmakers and honors students who demonstrate...

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CINE Celebrates: Soledad O'Brien to Receive CINE Leadership Award

CINE is pleased to present renowned journalist and CINE Golden Eagle Award recipient Soledad O'Brien with the 2016 CINE Leadership Award at CINE Celebrates: Washington, DC on October 19, 2016 at NYU Washington DC.   The CINE Leadership Award  is presented to those who have made influential and enduring contributions to the media industry. Past recipients include NBCUniversal Cable chairman Bonnie Hammer, former PBS and Paley Center CEO Pat Mitchell, renowned documentarian Stanl...

The Chicago International Children's Film Festival returns to entertain and delight this fall in theatres.

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The Festival will celebrate its thirty-third year presenting the best new films for kids and teens from around the world.        The 2016 Chicago International Children's Film Festival, one of the world's premier festivals of films for kids and teens ages 2-18, returns October 28 to November 6 to celebrate its 33rd year presenting the best new films for Kids from around the world.   The 2016 Festival will feature ...

Lion announced as this year’s American Express® Gala

  The film will receive its UK premiere on Wednesday 12 October at London’s Odeon Leicester Square, with Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman expected to attend.   The 60th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is thrilled to announce that Lion starring Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham and Nicole Kidman will be the American Express Gala at this year’s Fest...

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