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Holland Film Meeting Awards

The Holland Film Meeting has announced the award winners of both the Co-Production Platform and the Work-in-Progress selection of its 29th edition. This evening the Holland Film Meeting has announced the award winners of both the Co-Production Platform and the Work-in-Progress selection of its 29th edition. This year 23 projects in development, including those selected for the inaugural BoostNL programme organised in cooperation w...

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) award winners for OIAF 2016

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  SPOTLIGHT ON CANADA – OIAF ANNOUNCES 2016 COMPETITION WINNERS The 40th Anniversary of the OIAF features a number of Canadian prize winners. OTTAWA (September 24, 2016) - The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), North America’s leading animation film festival, announced the winners of its 2016 Official Competition today at an awards ceremony held at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts. This year, the OIAF received a total of 2311 entries from 86 different cou...

V Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum Awards

        V EUROPE-LATIN AMERICA CO-PRODUCTION FORUM BEST PROJECT AWARD 7:35 AM directed by Javier Van de Couter and produced by Varsovia Films (Argentina) SPECIAL MENTION TO THE PROYECT HOGAR directed by Maura Delpero and produced by dispàrte (Italy - Argentina)     EFADs-CACI EUROPE-LATIN AMERICA CO-PRODUCTION GRANT ...

Film in Progress 30 Awards announced

  FILMS IN PROGRESS 30 INDUSTRY AWARD   La educación del Rey (Rey's education) Santiago Esteves (Argentina) Escaping from his criminal baptism, Reynaldo Galíndez, alias &ldqu...

Toronto International Film Festival Announces 2016 Award Winners

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced its award winners at a ceremony at TIFF Bell Lightbox today, hosted by Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival. To watch the presentation, visit tiff.net/ceremony. The 41st Festival wraps up this evening.   The short film awards below were selected by a jury comprised of American filmmaker Abteen Bagheri (That B.E.A.T.), French filmmaker Eva Hu...

All The Winners fromMilano Film Festival

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PALMARES MFF 2016 Best Feature Film Gulîstan, terre de roses by Zaynê Akyol (Canada, Germany, 86') Jury: Philippe Grandrieux, Rebecca De Pas, Bruno Di Marino Best Short Film Limbo by Konstantina Kotzamani (France, Greece, 30') Special Mention MeTube 2: August sings Carmina Burana by Daniel Moshel (Austria, 5') Good News by Giovanni Fumu (South Korea, Italy, 17') Jury: Giuria: Kinodromo(B...

Five Debut Films Nominated for European Film Awards

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  At the Oldenburg International Film Festival in Germany, the European Film Academy has announced this year’s nominations for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually in co-operation with the international federation of film critics to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film. This year’s nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Members Dagmar Jacobsen (Germany) and Ange...

VENICE 73, AWARDS A Cascade of Quizzical Decisions and Bad Calls

by ALEX DELEON There were many outstanding films at the 73rd Venice Film Festival this year but the awards on closing night, September 11, were as usual "iffy" to say the least. Venice has become known for good films and bad calls when it comes to dishing out the coveted Golden Lions at the end of the festival week.  To start at the bottom the worst call of all was the Best Director Silver Bear award to Amat Escalante, for the Mexican porno-horror miscar...

1st QueerScope Debut Film Award by 13 German queer film festivals

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Presenting the 1st QueerScope Debut Film Award   The first QueerScope Debut Film Award will be given to the Swedish-American documentary "Kiki" on October 14th at Filmfest homochrom in Cologne. QueerScope, a co-operation of 13 German queer film festivals, will honour the achievements of director Sara Jordenö in her feature-length debut. Chi-Chi Mizrahi, one of the film's protagonists, will accept the award in person as proxy for Ms. Jordenö...

The Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement to Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jerzy Skolimowski

  French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo and Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski are the recipients of the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement of the 73rd Venice International Film Festival.   The decision was made by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, upon recommendation of the Director of the Venice Film FestivalAlberto Barbera.   ...

Grand Prix of the Americas went to Rajko Grlic’s Constitution (FFM 2016)

The Constitution (Ustav Republike Hrvatske), Croatia, Czech Republic, UK, Slovenia, Macedonia Directed by Rajko Grlic; written by Ante Tomic & Rajko Grlic; cast: Nebojsa Glogovac, Dejan Acimovic, Ksenija Marinkovic, Bozidar Smiljanic... The Story: Four characters (or rather three and a half, since the father of the protagonist is tied up to a deathbed with amputated legs, hardly able to speak) live in the same building, yet separated by different social status, political and ideological ...

Awards of Deauville 42nd Edition

THE GRAND PRIZE LITTLE MEN DE IRA SACHS   THE JURY PRIZE CAPTAIN FANTASTIC DE MATT ROSS   WIENER-DOG DE TODD SOLONDZ   CRITICS AWARD THE FITS DE ANNA ROSE HOLMER   THE DEAUVILLE AUDIENCE AWARD CAPTAIN FANTASTIC DE MATT ROSS   PRIX D’ORNANO VALENTI WILLY THE FIR...

Best Director Award goes to HOME by Fien Troch at the 73rd Venice Film Festival - Orizzonti

  Fien Troch won Best Director Award for her film HOME @ Venice Film Festival tonight. HOME portrays the struggle between two generations. Teenagers who explore a thin line between trust, friendship and loyalty and adults who seem alienated from their past younger selves. The clash can be more brutal than expected.   17-year-old Kevin, sentenced for violent behavior, is just let out of prison. To start anew, he moves in with his aunt and her family and begins an apprentice...

Three awards for ORECCHIE (Ears) - Biennale College Cinema - @ Venice Film Festival 2016

After winning the Premio Nuovo Imaie yesterday, ORECCHIE (Ears) wins two other awards: the Arca CinemaGiovani award (Young Cinema award) and the FEDIC Award with an honorable mention.   Arci CinemaGiovani Award (Young Cinema award) is an award given by a jury of young European aged from 18 to 25 year old to the best Italian film at the Venice Film Festival.   ORECCHIE won a special mention from the FEDIC award for proposing  the most significative scene in relation with f...

Los Nadie (The Nobodies) wins the Audience Award of the 31. Venice Critics' Week!

  Juan Sebastián Mesa, the 27 year old director, wins the Circolo del Cinema di Verona Audience Award for LOS NADIE (The Nobodies) at the 73rd Venice Film Festival. Seventeen years after the victory of Mondo Grúa, the film that revealed the talent of Argentinean Pablo Trapero, Latin America triumphs again in the Venice International Film Critics’ Week thanks to the Colombian film Los Nadie, winner of the Circolo del Cinema di Verona Audience Award of this 31st ...

Unesco award for HOTEL SALVATION (Mukti Bhawan) @ Venice Film Festival 2016!

  UNESCO jury has awarded the XXIIIrd Prix "Enrico Fulchignoni" to Shubhashish Bhutiani for his movie HOTEL SALVATION (Mukti Bhawan).   Jury's motivation : "For the values finely expressed on the importance of family, time passed together in respect and with love, and those valuesof human rights which we all share.   The maturity and depth of emotions and cinematic vocabulary used to display these belie the young age of the director, and ...

Best actor award for ORECCHIE - Biennale College Cinema

  Daniele Parisi the main actor of ORECCHIE was awarded the Premio Nuovo Imaie as best debuting actor. The Premio Nuova Imaie is awarded to two Italian debutant and already talented actors who moved the Lido's audience with their interpretation. It is organized in collaboration with the Union of Cinema Critics.   ORECCHIE, directed by Alessandro Aronadio, is a fresh Italian comedy from this year's Biennale College Cinema section.    Haven't seen it yet? ...

73rd Venice Film Festival - Awards Ceremony highlights and full Video

VENEZIA 73 The Venezia 73 Jury, chaired by Sam Mendes and comprised of Laurie Anderson, Gemma Arterton, Giancarlo De Cataldo, Nina Hoss, Chiara Mastroianni, Joshua Oppenheimer, Lorenzo Vigas and Zhao Wei having viewed all 20 films in competition, has decided as follows:   GOLDEN LION for Best Film to: ANG BABAENG HUMAYO (THE WOMAN WHO LEFT) by Lav Diaz  (Philippines)   SILVER LION - GRAND JURY PRIZE to: N...

Short Short Story Film Festival 2016 - Call for Submissions

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The Short Short Story Film Festival is a competitive international festival of films that tell a story in under six minutes in its 10th year.  There is no fee to submit. Click here for more information: http://www.mergingartsproductions.com/Film/SSS/Submissions.aspx ...

Golden Lion for Jean Paul Belmondo, tribute to 50 years in the business

  He loves Italian cinema and worked with th emost beautiful actresses, and remembers them well Claudia Cardinale Sophia Loren...     Year Title Role Director Notes 1956 Moliere Le Merluche Norbert Tildian short film 1957 On Foot, on Horse, and on Wheels (À pied, à cheval et en voiture) Venin Maurice ...

Vote for EFA People's Choice Award Opens

Every year, the EFA People’s Choice Award allows film fans across Europe to elect their favourite film. When the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe’s greatest film stars, directors, actors and actresses, to attend the European Film Awards, the People’s Choice Award sheds a spotlight on the people films are made for: the audience. This year’s vote has started – vote now and win the chance to join winners and nominees for the awards ceremo...

Resounding Hungarian success at Busho Awards

  The story of a girl preparing for the fight of her life – told by István Kovács – titled “The Sound of Concrete” (Betonzaj) won the main Award, the Golden BuSho of the 12th Budapest International Short Film Festival on Saturday evening. As a small surprise – for until this time it has not occurred that two Hungarian creations were among the best – the Silver BuSho went to Áron Ferenczik’s “Mr. Miller” (Sz...

Amir Naderi received the Venice International Film Festival’s Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2016 Award

The Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award is the annual prize established by Jaeger-LeCoultre in association with the Venice International Film Festival to pay tribute to personalities who have contributed to creating and bringing life to the art of filmmaking. Jaeger-LeCoultre attaches great importance to honour a unique artistic vision. Yesterday, in the Sala Grande of the Palazzo del Cinema, Jaeger-LeCoultre Communication Executive Director Laurent Vinay presented Amir N...

FFM 40 concludes with Awards and Cash prizes...and a sad note of a jury friend passing away RIP Donald Ranvaud

AWARDS OF THE 40th WORLD FILM FESTIVAL,  MONTREAL 2016 September 5   Jury Pierre-Henri Deleau, film festival director, producer, France Claude Gagnon, director, Canada Goran Markovic, director, Serbia Donald Ranvaud, producer, Italy / UK Eliseo Subiela, director, Argentina   FEATURE FILMS Grand Prize of the Americas (Best Film): 100,000$ - USTAV REPUBLIKE HRVATSKE / THE CONSTITUTION by Rajko Grlic (Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Macedonia) Special Gr...

Awards - 47th Montreal Student Film Festival 2016

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AWARDS - 47th STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 NATIONAL COMPETITION (CANADA)   NORMAN McLAREN AWARD (Best Film) - 10,000 $ VOYEUR by Matthew Read (Humber College, Toronto, ON)   JURY AWARD: Fantasy Guise by Matthew Fitzgibbon (BCIT: British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, BC)   BEST ANIMATION FILM: AN ASTRONAUT'S TALE by Cesar Belocora (Dawson College, Montreal, QC)   BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM: READERS OF THE HOLOCAUST by Chorong Kim...
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