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New York Int'l Children's Film Festival announces winners

  AND THE WINNERS ARE... Another month of fantastic month of film and fun as come to an end, and the votes are in! Ballots have been counted, comments have been logged, and we're thrilled to announce the 2015 Fest...

Winners of Holland Animation Film Festival 2015

  Grand Prix narrative short             House of Unconciousness, Priit Tender, Eesti Joonisfilm, Kalev Tamm, Estonia, 2015 Grand Prix non-narrative short Dark Mixer, Hirotoshi Iwasaki, Hirotoshi Iwasaki, Japan, 2014 Grand Prix feature film On the White Planet, Bum-wook Hur, The Korean Academy Of Film Arts, Ki-Hwan Kim, South Korea, 2014 Grand Prix student film Small People with Hats, Sarina Nihei, Royal College of Art, J...

Guadalajara Film Festival celebrated its 30th anniversary, and the winners are

Text and photos: Leopoldo Soto del Toro JAIRO BUSTAMENTE MARIA MERCEDES CROY IXCANUL  PEDRO HARES Best Short RETES-Y-ARAU STEPHANIE-SIGMNA     Ivan Trujillo, head dean film festival in Mexico has been instrumental in consolidating this celebration as one of the most important in Latin America, and why not; the world.   Trujillo; has the consensus of filmmakers, producers, sustained confidence in the years chaired the Film Library of ...

HAFF announces winner Professional Award Dutch animation & nominations Grand Prix

At the festive opening of HAFF the winner of the Professional Award was presented and the nominees for the Grand Prix of Dutch Animation were revealed. Professional Award for Dutch animation The Professional Award for Dutch animation was awarded to The Black Room by Robbie Cornelissen & Kees Went. The expert jury, consisting of Marieke van Middelkoop (filmmaker, NL), Menno de Nooijer (performer and filmmaker, NL) and Serge Onnen (filmmaker, NL), said this about the film: ‘...

SIMA 2015 Winners announced

  14 extraordinary winners capture stories from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Haiti, India, Kenya, Mexico, Mozambique, Nepal, Netherlands, Spain, Syria, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom and the United States. "Part of the joy and honor of being a SIMA juror is getting to experience the next wave of documentaries that will help shape the future of the field and our world.” -...

RWE Film Award | International Feature Film Competition for Women Directors

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This year at the International Women's Film Festival in Dortmund, the RWE Film Award is being conferred for a sixth time on a feature film director. With the prize money totalling €15,000, eight feature films have been entered – all made by women directors who can look back on a long and notable career of film-making. Including works from Poland, Colombia, Japan and Iran, the spectrum ranges from a Balkan comedy to a radical docufiction drama about cancer and thus celebrates a wea...

FIPRESCI Gets Honorific Award at IBAFF, the International Film Festival of Murcia

Fest Head Jesús de la Pena Sevilla, FIPRESCI General Secretary Klaus Eder IBAFF, the International Film Festival of Murcia, Spain, presented an Honorific Award to FIPRESCI. Film critics would, so the motivation, "for more than half a century have had the courage to stimulate works that have been formally daring. These works have determined the course, in one way or another and sometimes radically, of the cinematic universe of their time". A small series of FIPRESCI-awarded ...

Pseudonym wins Critic's Choice Award in Fantasporto

Hungarian feature “ Liza, the Fox Fairy” is the winner of the fantasy competition in the 35th edition of the Oporto international Film Festival – Fantasporto. Receiving the Special Effects Award as well, this film was presented in World Premiere at the Portuguese film festival. The director came to the city of portwine to introduce the film about a beautiful nurse who turns in a fox fairy out of jealousy. The Special Award of the jury went to “Wolfcop” by Cana...

FIRST TIME FEST Awards Announcement

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FIRST TIME FEST Third Time’s The Charm March 5-9, 2015   Is Proud To Announce Its Grand Prize Winner Of Theatrical Distribution & International Sales From Cinema Libre Studio Is Awarded To INFILTRANT Directed By Director Shariff Korver (Holland)   FTF Award for Outstanding Achievement in Directing SHARIFF KORVER (INFILTRANT)   FTF Award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting JAMES MOLES (Other Madnesses)   FTF Award for Outstanding Achievement in...

The 2015 Victoria Film Festival Winners Announced

    Thanks to all the Festival attendees. We hope to see you at FreeB in Beacon Hill Park and throughout the year at the Vic Theatre! ...

Awards of the San Diego Jewish Film Festival announced

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The 25th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival, presented by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS, finished its ten days of screenings. The Festival showcased over 96 of the best contemporary Jewish themed films from around the world celebrating life, human rights, and freedom of expression.  The mission of the Film Festival is to offer outstanding world cinema that promotes awareness, appreciation and pride in the dive...

New York: Winter Film Awards Fest 2015

The Winter Film Awards festival showcased from February 25-28 productions on a wide range of topics in feature film, shorts and documentary formats. It has become an important platform for independent productions from the United States and foreign countries with entries in virtually all genres. Compared to past editions, the higher production value of submitted films is noteworthy. This results apparently from film makers’ ingenuity but also from the inexpensive sophisticated production ...

Károly Ujj Mészáros shares his pride about Liza, the Fox Fairy winning two prizes in Fantasporto

Fox-fairies are evil demons from Japanese folklore, who rob men of their lives. Liza, a 30-year-old nurse, goes in search of love, but her ill-fated admirers all die on their first date. Liza has taken care of Marta, widow of the former Japanese ambassador, for the last 12 years. Liza’s only companion is her imaginary friend, Tomy Tani, the ghost of a Japanese pop singer from the 1950s. It’s her birthday, and so Liza goes to a Mekk Burger’s to find romance. While she’s away, Marta die...

Fantasporto 2015 Awards Liza, the Fox Fairy best film

FANTASPORTO 2015: HUNGARIAN KÁROLY MÉSZÁROS IS THE GREAT WINNER OF THE FANTASY COMPETITION  WITH “LIZA, THE FOX FAIRY”   Hungarian feature “ Liza, the Fox Fairy” is the winner  of the fantasy competition in the 35th edition of the Oporto international Film Festival – Fantasporto. Receiving the Special Effects Award as well, this film was presented in World Premiere at the Portuguese film festival. The director came to the city...

AMPAS 26th Annual NY Oscar Night Viewing Party

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By Maria Esteves – March 1, 2015 The 26th Annual New York Oscar Viewing Party celebrated the 87th Academy Awards at DANIEL, Sunday, February 22, 2015. Presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), East Coast Academy members, prior Oscar winners, Oscar nominees, industry executives and special guests enjoyed the evening with an exclusive cocktail reception, French cuisine by award winning chef Daniel Boulud and watched live on big screens Oscars 2015 hosted by Neil ...

Birdman Top Winner at the 87th Academy Awards

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By Maria Esteves – February 25, 2015 The 87th Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (A.M.P.A.S.) for outstanding film achievements of 2014, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris was held at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre & Highland Center, televised live on ABC Network and in over 220 countries Sunday, February 22, 2015. Four Oscars went to Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) including Best Picture and Best Director ALEJANDRO G. IÑ&Aacut...

CITIZENFOUR A Film by Laura Poitras WINS THE 2015 OSCAR® FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

Laura Poitras' landmark documentary CITIZENFOUR has won both the Academy Award® and the Indie Spirit Award, thus cementing its status as the most critically acclaimed and honored documentary of the year, and one of the most talked-about films of 2014. It will debut TOMORROW, MONDAY, FEB. 23 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.    Other HBO playdates: Feb. 23 (5:00 a.m.) and 27 (6:00 p.m.), and March 1 (4:10 p.m., 3:15 a.m.), 3 (11:30 p.m.) and 12 (7:00 p.m., 4:...

Year 11 Comes to a Close!

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Year 11 Comes to a Close! With fantastic weather, outstanding attendance numbers by both fans and filmmakers, and a programming lineup of 114 unique short films, The Dam Short Film Festival finished its 11th season in great form. Over three hundred people packed the historic Boulder Theatre for the Best of the Fest Award Screening, and everyone had a great time at the Filmmaker Meet-n-Greet, 11th Dam Mixer, and the Post Awards Party! At The Dam Short Film Festival, the audience chooses the ...

The 2015 Oscars, By Adrienne Papp

    By Adrienne Papp The Oscars have been handed out, the corks on the champagne bottles have been popped, the winners are all sleeping off their hangovers, and the movie industry has put a wrap on the 2015 Oscars. On Sunday night during the 87th Academy Awards broadcast shown on ABC, “Birdman” took home Best Picture and Best Director prizes on an Oscar night filled with passionate political speeches. At evening’s end, &...

87th Academy Award Winners

BEST PICTURE WINNER BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE) Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole, Producers NOMINEES AMERICAN SNIPER Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan, Producers BOYHOOD Richard Linklater and Cathleen Sutherland, Producers ...

Kristen Stewart won a Best Supporting Actress César Award for her role in "Clouds Of Sils Maria" by Olivier Assayas.

She was the first American actress ever nominated in the category. Kristen Stewart AP/SIPA     All the videos of the César Awards are available here: http://bit.ly/Cesar2015-Videos ...

You would not want to miss The 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards happening TOMORROW

The 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards happen TOMORROW and independent film fans and filmmakers are joining to celebrate! Here's how to take part: Watch the Film Independent Spirit Awards LIVE on IFC Saturday, February 21 at 2:00 pm PT/5:00 pm ET hosted by Fred Armisen and Kristen Bell. The Official Spirit Awards LIVE Arrivals Show Un-leashed by T-Mobile kicks off at 11:00 am PT on Yahoo Screen. Host Ben Lyons will be talking to this year's nominees and presenters as th...

Liza Minnelli to receive the 2015 JACK VALENTI – Los Angeles Italia Legend Award

The 2015 L.A., Italia Fest, which launches at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres here February 15th will feature an unprecedented 50 films including five world and 14 American premieres it was announced today. The 10th annual L.A., Italia Fest begins February 15th at the TLC Chinese 6 Theatres in the famed Hollywood & Highland complex, with a star-studded array of Italian, Italian-American and international artists scheduled to participate in the weeklong celebration showcasing the best of Italian...

The Berlinale Jury Announces the Winners of the Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung

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On Sunday, February 8th, 2015, Robert Bosch Stiftung announced the three Film Prize winners at the award ceremony held in the frame of Berlinale Talents. The Film Prize for the documentary film project went to the Egyptian-German documentary Amal by Mohamed Siam; the Film Prize for the short fiction film project (Jordan-Germany) went to The Parrot by Amjad Al Rasheed and Darin Salam, whereas the Film Prize for the Lebanese-German animation film project went to Cl...

The BAFTA Winners 2015

Best film Winner: Boyhood Birdman – Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher, James W. Skotchdopole Boyhood – Richard Linklater, Cathleen Sutherland The Grand Budapest Hotel – Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales, Jeremy Dawson The Imitation Game – Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky, Teddy Schwarzman The Theory of Everything – Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony Mccarten Outstanding Briti...
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