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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...

TriForce Short Film Festival 2016 Winners

TRIFORCE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES  BEST OF THE FEST AWARD 2016    David Gyasi and Jermain Jackman were amongst some of the stars who attended the event   Leading lights from the world of Film and TV gathered last night at the TriForce Short Film Festival 2016 to support diversity across the industry.    Stars including David Gyasi, Jermain Jackman and Game of Thrones’ Josef Altin walked the red carpet at the festival’s gala event at BAFTA whe...

British Independent Film Awards 2016 celebrate American Honey

  American Honey (2016)   Andrea Arnold’s middle America roadtrip odyssey American Honey is the big winner at the 2016 British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), nabbing the awards for best British independent film, best director, best actress for Sasha Lane and the prize for outstanding craft for cinematographer Robbie Ryan.   It...

New platform for trhe 7th edition of My French Film Festival is an innovative concept aiming to throw the spotlight on new generation French filmmakers, allowing web users across the globe to share their enthusiasm for French cinema. Now in its seventh year, the festival returns in 2017 with new films to offer, new partner platforms, and festival launches held in movie theaters in a number of countries. When?   From January 13 through February 13, 2017, film lovers around the world will be able to...

2016 TriForce Short Film Festival Winners

TRIFORCE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2016 FINALISTS     The shortlist of films for the 2016 TriForce Short Film Festival (TFSFF) has been announced at an exclusive launch at the BFI. This morning TFSFF also announces the four finalist films which have been selected by a panel of industry stalwarts including Nicholas Pinnock, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Shiver’s Alex Gardiner and will be screened at the red carpet Gala at BAFTA on 3rd December.   The 16 shortlisted films fo...

SHEKHAR KAPUR named Jury President Of 1st International Film Festival & Awards • Macao

The 1st International Film Festival & Awards • Macao (IFFAM) is today pleased to announce acclaimed director SHEKHAR KAPUR will serve as Jury President at the inaugural festival, which will take place in Macao from 8 to 13 December, 2016.   Kapur will preside over the Jury of other film professionals; together bestowing awards on the competition strand of 10 to 12 new international films. He adds IFFAM Jury President to a list of jury positions at prestigious festivals including ...

The 1st International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao completes lineup

The International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao (IFFAM) is delighted to announce the addition of the World Premiere of Fruit Chan’s SHINING MOMENT to the inaugural programme.   After being sidelined by his gymnastics team, Yu (Hins Cheung) quits and reinvents himself as a Latin dance instructor. He assembles a group of children to compete in a Latin dance competition. Can Yu, still facing his own insecurities, teach them to truly dance? Can Yu bring out the best in these chi...

The IndieFEST Film Awards Announces Latest Winners!

  Go to for details.   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 i...

European Film Promotion Announces the Jury for the 20th Edition of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS in 2017

For its 20th anniversary, European Film Promotion (EFP) has chosen a panel of high-profile industry experts to select Europe’s best acting talent for its annual Berlinale showcase.   Today EFP proudly presents the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS jury for 2017: Hungarian actress and former SHOOTING STAR Dorka Gryllus (Demimonde), British casting director Lucinda Syson (Batman Begins), Portuguese producer Pandora da Cunha Telles (Bridges of Sarajevo), Swiss film director Xavier Koller (Jour...

Film4Climate Competition Winners Announced

860 Videos from 155 countries applied to Film4Climate Global Video Competition. Many films have inspiring stories about solutions for climate change from young directors who raised their voices through this competition.   The winners were announced at United Nations Climate Conference (COP22) at a day celebrating...

Oscar entry from Kazakhstan for consideration for Best Foreign Language Film

Join us at one of our screenings   You and a guest are cordially invited to the following screenings of Satybaldy Narymbetov’s “AMANAT” The Official entry from Kazakhstan For consideration for Best Foreign Language Film View trailer at...

Wake up and watch DAWN - Oscar Best foreign film entry from Latvia

You and a guest are cordially invited to the following screenings of  Laila Pakalnina’s “DAWN” (“AUSMA”) Latvia’s Official entry for Golden Globe & Oscar consideration for Best Foreign Language Film     Trailer available at: The beauty of “Dawn” lies in its richness, ambiguity and willfully elusive intentions.              &n...

La La Land Named Best Film by New York Film Critics Circle

The New York Film Critics Circle voted today at the Film Society of Lincoln Center for their 2016 awards winners. The awards will be handed out during their annual ceremony on Tuesday, January 3 at Tao Downtown. La La Land was awarded Best Film and Barry Jenkins was named Best Director for Moonlight. Isabelle Huppert was selected as Best Actress for her roles in both Elle and The Things to Come. Casey Affleck was chosen as Best Actor for Manchester by the Sea. Two Special Awards were given...

Winners of the 32nd International Short Film Festival Berlin

  Best Film in the International Competition: IL SILENZIO by Ali Asgari and Farnoosh Samadi With an overall audience of more than 21,000 the interfilm – 32nd International Short Film Festival Berlin came to a successful and celebratory close on Sunday 20 November at Heimathafen Neukölln. 600 films from 71 countries were shown in 9 competitions and 60 programs. In this year’s Foreign Focus section interfilm explored the diverse cinematic work of Italy and China. ...

FOCUS announces over 100 industry speakers and 160 exhibitors for the 2016 edition.

FOCUS announces over 100 industry speakers and 160 exhibitors for the 2016 edition. 6/7 December at Business Design Centre, London Europe’s only end of year event for the production and locations industry, FOCUS:The Meeting Place For International Production, will be returning to London’s Business Design Centre on the 6th and 7th of December. Now in its second year, FOCUS 2016 boasts even more content, with over 100 speakers at 35 panel discussions, presentations and workshops, cov...



9th KLEFF Highlights and Awards

  Award Ceremony The 9th KLEFF award ceremony was held before the opening night of the Malaysian film screenings and was a full house with attendees that are from the film makers (local and international), representatives of sponsors, partners and also supporters. We would like to congratulate all the film makers who won the respective categories, and a massive shout out to all that has supported us to make the awards ceremony special. Read more about the winners of t...

Uganda’s first ever LGBT film festival coming to Toronto through satellite screening

The Queer Kampala International Film Festival, taking place in Uganda’s capital from Dec. 9-11, 2016, will host a satellite film screening in Toronto in partnership with Xtra. The Toronto satellite screening of the festival will show solidarity with and raise money for a courageous group of people organizing the first ever LGBT film festival in Uganda. LGBT people in Uganda face some of the highest levels of homophobia in the world, compounded by the government’s introduction...

Year Two of the Silver Scream Film and Comic Festival is scheduled for February

  Year Two of the Silver Scream Film and Comic Festival is scheduled for February 17-19, 2017 in Santa Rosa, California! It’s time to block out your calendars, because February 2017 marks the second year of Famous Monsters’ and Santa Rosa Entertainment Group’s Silver Scream Film and Comic Festiva...

Tromahotties will be having fun in Florida at Spooky Empire and Comi Con

Get outta here with that Mickey-Mouse nonesense! There is zero percent chance of a terrible time and a 100% chance of Tromahotties having fun in the sun in Florida, this upcoming December, where the Troma Team will descend upon both Orlando's Spooky Empire (Dec.2-4), and Fort Lauderdale's Paradise City Comic Con (Dec.9-11), in full glory, it was announced today by Lloyd Kaufman, prexy of Troma Entertainment, and creator of The Toxic Avenger.   That's not Walt Disney! It'...

MONO X celebrating 10th anniversary with A CITY WIDE FILM FESTIVAL OF CINEMA ARTS

MONO NO AWARE to invite you to MONO X our annual exhibition of expanded cinema arts. This has been a busy year for us with 12 of our former students highlighted in Whitney's Dreamlands exhibition, our own 10th anniversary and obtaining our official 501c3 status.   This year we are celebrating our 10th anniversary with A CITY WIDE FILM FESTIVAL OF CINEMA ARTS!  Last year we presented the work of 33 artists to an audience of 900 at MONO IX, expanded cinema, installat...

Stockholm Film Festival announces 2016 Award Winners

The jury of the 27th Stockholm International Film Festival has made their decisions. Bulgarian director Ralitza Petrova received the Bronze Horse at the award ceremony on Friday evening. Below are all the winners who were awarded at the Stockholm International Film Festival Award Ceremony.  This year’s Stockholm XXVII Competition jury is producer Annika Rogell, directors Roland Vranik, Wayne Roberts and Frida Kempff, and actress Julia Ragnarsson. The jury for the Stockholm Impac...

Jurys - Festival de Cinéma Européen des Arcs

    Le Festival de Cinéma Européen des Arcs est heureux d’accueillir, pour sa 8ème édition, de nombreux talents du cinéma européen !  Les Arcs E...

2016 Nihilist Film Fest Comes to Echo Park Film Center

    For the eighteenth year, the Nihilist Cultural Foundation presents the Nihilist International Film Festival.  This year’s evening of films will be presented at the Echo Park Film Center.  The show will start at 8:30 pm on Friday, December 16. The festival includes two hours of short films from around the country and around the world.  The films range from troubling to hilarious, from profound to completely silly.  Pretty much, something for everyone (exc...



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