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Claude Lelouch's 'We Love You, You Bastard' Wins Audience Award at SBIFF Inaugural The Wave

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 ...

10th Grossmann Festival awarded Heavenly Shift and honoured Djordje Kadijević

On Saturday, the 19th of July, the jubilee 10th edition of Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival came to a conclusion with a magnificent closing ceremony.   The following awards were given:   Honorary Vicious Cat, given to Serbian director Djordje Kadijević, author of numerous cinematic masterpieces, to celebrate his brilliant pioneering work in the field of fantastic film in Yugoslavia.   Vicious Cat award for best Best Feature Film was given to HEAVENLY SHIFT (Isteni...

Winners of the 2014 Edition "Europe around Europe"

  AWARDS OF THE 9th EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL    At the closing ceremony of the 9th edition of the festival of European arthouse films "Europe around Europe" at the cinema L’Entrepôt in Paris, April 13, 2014, the Jury including Krzysztof Zanussi, director and producer - President of the Jury Pierre-Henri Deleau, founder and director of festivals (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs)  Giacomo Battiato, director...

French composer Francis Lai receives World Soundtrack Lifetime Achievement Award at Film Fest Gent

  Following the 41st Film Fest Gent’s focus on France, the Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to French composer Francis Lai at the 14th World Soundtrack Awards. Francis Lai (born in 1932 in Nice) became world famous with A man and a woman (1966) his first score for a film by Claude Lelouch, for whom he would compose over thirty scores the next four decades. The Oscar winning film A man and a woman launched the career of Lelouch and made Lai a celebrated French f...

10 short films compete for Best of British Award

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Pinewood Studios Group confirm prize worth £14,000 for new LGBT short film award Jury of 5 to be chaired by Judith Noble from Arts University Bournemouth English football fans in the 90’s, passion and desire between two women in a sleepy English coastal village and a new member of staff in a Scottish call centre for the deaf who gets embroiled in a lovers tiff are just some of the stories tackled by the finalists for a new LGBT short film award.   Organisers of the Iris Priz...

Agnès Varda to receive the Pardo d’onore at Locarno 2014

    © Julia Fabry © ciné-tamaris The multi-talented French director will receive the Pardo d’onore Swisscom during the 67° Festival del film Locarno (6 – 16 August). After working as a theater photographer, Agnès Varda began directing in 1954 with the feature-length film La Pointe Courte, with Philippe Noiret, also at his first role. The film, which was edited by Alain Resnais, made an immediate impact as one of the most influential work...

49th Karlovy Vary IFF Awards

The 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, a non-specialized festival with four competition categories, took place from July 4th to July 12th this year. It was organized by Film Servis Fesival Karlovy Vary, a.s., with Jiří Bartoška as president of the festival and Karel Och as artistic director. The 50th Karlovy Vary IFF will be held from July 3rd to July 11th, 2015. On July 12th 2014, the festival’s juries presented awards for the best films at the closing ceremo...

Djordje Kadijević to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 10th Grossmann Festival

Guest of Honour of jubilee 10th edition of Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival is Serbian writer and director Djordje Kadijević, author of numerous unforgettable cinematic masterpieces and pioneer of fantastic cinema in ex-Yu region. We will pay tribute to him at the festival's closing ceremony, where he will receive our Honorary Vicious Cat award for lifetime achievement. He took his place among the giants of cinema already with his debut feature, gloomy wartime drama A Festivity (P...

Viewster Announces Global Winners of $100K Prize For Viewster Online Film Festival #VOFF

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Filmmakers from Iran, South Korea, Germany and Poland take home top prizes at the second edition of the Viewster Online Film Festival   Viewster (http://www.viewster.com/), the only online video service with its own film festival, today announced the winners of the second edition of the Viewster Online Film Festival (#VOFF), a cutting-edge worldwide event where television and filmlovers as well as producers gather onlin...

Sharon Stone Humanitarian Award Recipient at Lady Filmmakers Film Festival

Lady Filmmakers is in it's 6th Year and we are busy planning a great festival for the end of September! We have a weekend of Films, Music, Art, Parties, Networking & Inspiration! Last year we honored Sharon Stone, Camryn Manheim, Bryce Dallas Howard, Lati Grobman, & Christa Campbell. Our next networking event is July 15th at Nespresso Beverly Hills! To RSVP for the networking event GO HERE.  Submissions open for films, music, art, and short screenplays! Next deadline is July 1...

Sharon Stone Humanitarian Award Recipient at Lady Filmmakers Film Festival

Lady Filmmakers is in it's 6th Year and we are busy planning a great festival for the end of September! We have a weekend of Films, Music, Art, Parties, Networking & Inspiration! Last year we honored Sharon Stone, Camryn Manheim, Bryce Dallas Howard, Lati Grobman, & Christa Campbell. Our next networking event is July 15th at Nespresso Beverly Hills! To RSVP for the networking event GO HERE.  Submissions open for films, music, art, and short screenplays! Next deadline is July 1...

Sharon Stone Humanitarian Award Recipient at Lady Filmmakers Film Festival

Lady Filmmakers is in it's 6th Year and we are busy planning a great festival for the end of September! We have a weekend of Films, Music, Art, Parties, Networking & Inspiration! Last year we honored Sharon Stone, Camryn Manheim, Bryce Dallas Howard, Lati Grobman, & Christa Campbell. Our next networking event is July 15th at Nespresso Beverly Hills! To RSVP for the networking event GO HERE.  Submissions open for films, music, art, and short screenplays! Next deadline is July 1...

Pedro Almodòvar to receive 6th Lumière Award

The distinction will be celebrated at the upcoming Lumière festival to be held in Lyon and Greater Lyon from Monday, October 13 to Sunday, October 19, 2014.  The Lumière Award was created to celebrate a filmmaker, in Lyon, the very place where the cinematograph was invented by Louis and Auguste Lumière, and where they shot their first film, Workers Leaving the Factory, in 1895. Because we must express our appreciation to the directors and artists of th...

68th Edinburgh International Film Festival Awards were announced at the EIFF awards ceremony

The recipients of the 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival Awards were announced at the EIFF awards ceremony, held at Filmhouse in Edinburgh today, hosted by Grant Lauchlan, producer and presenter of STV’s Moviejuice.  The ceremony took place ahead of Sunday’s Closing Night, which concludes the 12-day Festival with the International Premiere of WE’LL NEVER HAVE PARIS, and which will see the announcement of the EIFF Audience Award. The Award for Best Film in the ...

TONY BENN: WILL & TESTAMENT was announced as the winner of the Audience Award in Edinburgh

TONY BENN: WILL & TESTAMENT was announced as the winner of the Audience Award at the Closing Night gala of the 68th edition of Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF). Directed by Skip Kite, TONY BENN: WILL & TESTAMENT paints a vivid portrait of a man whose career transcended politics. The long-time Labour MP participated in the making of this moving and informative tribute shortly before his death in March 2014. The EIFF Audience Award is voted for by cinema-goers attending publi...

10 Ways to Make Distributors Totally Hate Your Guts - by Elliott Grove

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We thought this was interesting! So we are sharing!     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...

First Time Fest 2014: Gala Awards Photos

By Maria Esteves – June 26, 2014 International cinematographer ZACHARY GALLER, The Sleepwalker received an award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography during First Time Fest: The Second Time Around 2014 (FTF 2014) Gala Awards at 42 West, New York, Monday, April 7, 7:00 PM. FTF 2014 Gala Awards Reception preceded the ceremony and an amazing art exhibit and auction concluded the event. Red carpet arrivals included industry professionals; first time filmmakers, producers, write...

First Time Fest 2014: Gala Awards Acceptance Speech

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By Maria Esteves – June 26, 2014 FIRST TIME FEST: The Second Time Around (FTF 2014) Gala Awards for extraordinary achievements in cinema by first time international filmmakers hosted by director of programming David Schwartz, First Time Fest, commenced Monday, April 7, 2014, 7:00pm at 42 West, New York. The Grand Prize Award presented by co-founders Johanna Bennett and Mandy Ward, First Time Fest, went to LOVE STEAKS, editor Gesa Jager accepted the award on behalf of director Jakob Lass....

Love Steaks Grand Prize Winner at First Time Fest 2014

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By Maria Esteves – June 26, 2014 FIRST TIME FEST: The Second Time Around (FTF 2014) Gala Awards for extraordinary achievements in cinema by first time international filmmakers hosted by director of programming David Schwartz, First Time Fest, commenced Monday, April 7, 2014, 7:00pm at 42 West, New York. The Grand Prize Award presented by co-founders Johanna Bennett and Mandy Ward, First Time Fest, went to LOVE STEAKS, directed by Jakob Lass. The John Huston Award for outstanding achievem...

Danny Boyle's SHUFFLE Festival - Jury and Prize Announcement

Short film competition to be judged by Danny Boyle, Clio Barnard, Sally El Hosaini and Dexter Fletcher Top prize is a one-on-one mentorin...

Revolution received the 40Fathoms Filmmaker Award for furthering Ocean Conservation

40Fathoms Film Festival is a cinematic celebration of Earth's Oceans. Using the power of film & imagery, 40Fathoms Film Festival raises public awareness about issues facing the oceans today and provides people with the tools to make a difference.  The 40Fathoms Film Festival was conceived by the South African Shark Conservancy (SASC ) to celebrate World Oceans Day. It showcases underwater filmmaking talent and emphasizes marine conservation concerns and success stories o...

Kidon is the winner of the SERET 2014 Best Film Audience Choice award

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2014 Palm Springs International Shortfest Announces Festival Winners

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...

Awards of the 15th edition

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FEATURE FILM COMPETITION Grand Prix for the Best Original Score HROSS i OSS (Of Horses and Men) Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson,  Music by David Thor Jonsson Reward valued at 2000€ Best Direction PETER FRANZEN for Tumman Veden Päällä (Above Dark Waters) Best Script L'ARBITRO Script & Direction by Paolo Zucca & Barbara Alberti Best Actress  IOANA FLORA in A Long Story Best Actor OZ ZEHAVI in Paradise Cruise Best Film&...

The 2014 Univers Multicultral Film Festival release the winners

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The 2014 Universe Multicultural Film Festival have films from over 20 countires, and delegations from China, Russia, Norway, Canada, Mexico, etc. The finalist and the winners are list as below 2014 UMFF Official Selections Films: 2 Night (Israel) Alice Agonistes (USA) At Last (India) At the Third Day (Paraguay) Celestino (Sweden) Children of the Silver Screen (China) Choose to Fight (Israel) Dark Flow (USA) Draw a Line (Russia) Hequ Horse (China) Indomitable Soldiers (Ch...
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