The winners and runners-up of the 2016 Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competitions were announced Saturday, July 23rd and awarded over $35,000. The private event in Los Angeles connected top industry execs and the finalists, as well as other recent Script Pipeline writers.
Australia-based writing team Penelope Chai and Matteo Bernardini won the Grand Prize for screenwriting with the adventure/fantasy Cinderella Must Die. Runner-up: The Coat, a thriller by Ross Saxon.
The Festival del film Locarno launches the first European Casting Director Award, in partnership with the International Casting Directors Network (ICDN).
The ICDN, founded in 2005 in the context of the European Shooting Stars (EFP) at the Berlinale, is the first association to focus on casting directors on a worldwide scale. The ICDN seeks to improve the standards of the profession, to help shape film policy and processes, to pro...
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The 69th edition of the Festival del film Locarno will pay tribute to the dearly beloved Italian actress Stefania Sandrelli who this year celebrates her 55 years' career and her “70th springtime”. She will receive the Leopard Club Award 2016 on the Piazza Grande, on Friday, August 5.
A key player in the great era of Italian cinema, an...
of the 14. Internationales Festival Zeichen der Nacht
(Signs of the Night / Signes de Nuit)
13th YEREVAN GOLDEN APRICOT FILM FESTIVAL GAIFF
By Alex Deleon
The thirteenth edition of the Yerevan Golden Apricot Film Festival (GAIFF) concluded officially on Saturday July 17 with a gala awards ceremony in the massive Moskva Kinotheater on Charles Aznavour Plaza and a screening of "The Unknown Girl", the latest offering from, the Dardenne brothers, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, of Belgium.
International Feature competitio...
On Saturday, the 16th of July, the 12th edition of Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival came to a conclusion with a magnificent closing ceremony.
Honorary Vicious Cat award for lifetime achievement was given to the legendary producer Jan Harlan.
In our competition programs, the following awards were given:
-VICIOUS CAT for best feature film: Scherzo Diabolico (Mexico, USA; 2015; Adrian Garcia Bogliano)
Special mention: Attack of the Lederhosenzombie...
New York Asian Film Festival 2016 has record anniversary year
Kankuro Kudo's anarchic Japanese comedy Too Young to Die! is the Audience Award Winner of the 15th New York Asian Film Festival, announced the festival's executive director Samuel Jamier today. The event came to a close on Saturday night after screening 51 films over 18 days at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the SVA Theatre in Manhattan.
Too Young to Die!, which had its North American premiere...
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is pleased to reveal the nominees for 55th annual Rose d’Or Awards which honour the best in international radio, television and online entertainment.
The winners of the biggest and most influential entertainment awards event will be decided at a ceremony in Berlin on 13 September.
Over 400 programmes from more than 130 broadcasters and production companies in 33 different countries were submitted for this year’s Rose d’Or awards. ...
The awards go to those filmmakers, television producers and videographers who produce fresh, standout entertainment and compelling documentaries. The Accolade is an international awards competition that honors those who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity.
~ Best of Show ~
Brett Michael Innes – SINK – Feature Film
Brett Michael Innes (South Africa), Sink, Film Feature – Sometimes the things we cannot change, change us. Rachel, a M...
We are very happy to announce that producer Jan Harlan, long-time collaborator of Stanley Kubrick, is this year's guest of honour and receiver of the Lifetime Achievement award at Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival, taking place from the 12th to the 16th of July in Ljutomer, Slovenia.
Lasting for 30 years, Harlan's collaboration with Kubrick started with a project about Napoleon that would never be realized. It continued with A Clockwork Orange, where Harlan was...
Argyris Papadimitropolis’s SUNTAN today received the Best International Feature Film Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. The film also scooped the UPS Cinephile Award, given by the Youth Jury at the Brussels Film Festival, rounding out a successful week for the Greek production.
Papadimitropoulos’s third feature, SUNTAN stars Makis Papadimitriou as Kostis, the new doctor of Antiparos, a tiny Greek holiday island. He finds it hard to connect with anyone ...
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The Academy of Canadians in Sports and Entertainment - Los Angeles (ACISE-LA) just held the second edition of the Golden Maple Awards at Mohawk Bend in Silverlake, Los Angeles on Canada Day, July 1, 2016.
The event was hosted by actress Natasha Henstridge.
Missy Peregrym was honored with the 2016 Maple of Excellence for Outstanding Acting Achievement Award,
model/actor/ social media celebrity Nick Bateman with the 2016 Maple of Exce...
French actor Jean Reno will be a guest at this year’s 51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, where he will receive the Festival President’s Award. He will receive the award on July, 4 at 10:30pm in the Grand Hall at the Hotel Thermal, where Luc Besson’s film Léonwill be screened to his honor.
This distinctive actor achieved international popularity thanks to his collaboration with director Luc Besson. Reno was nominated for a César Award for h...
The Golden Iris Award goes to...TONI ERDMANN
By Maren Ade
The winner of the 14th Golden Iris Award for the Best Film is Maren Ade's TONI ERDMANN. Official competition.
September Film, the right holder of the film will receive the value of 10.000 €.
The 15th edition of the Brussels Film Festival will take place from the 16th to 23rd June 2017 at Flagey.
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A GOOD WIFE by Mirjana Karanovic (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia)
BLIND SUN by Joyce A. Nashawati (France, Greece)
CALLBACK by Carles Torras (Spain, USA)
COUPLE IN A HOLE by Tom Geens (UK, France)
EL OLIVO by Iciar Bollain (Spain-Germany)
LAZAR by Svetozar Ristovski (Macedonia, Croatia, Bulgaria, France)
PIKADERO by Ben Sharrock (Spain, UK)
SUNTAN by Argyris Papadimitropoulos (Greece)
THE STUDENT by Kirill Serebrennikov (Russia)
Kino Otok – Isola Cinema has created a true festival community in just five days and for the twelfth time
The 12th international film festival Kino Otok – Isola Cinema concluded on Sunday with the screening of the film Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors at the Manzioli open-air cinema. A selection of films has moved with the programme Otok to Ljubljana to Kinodvor and Slovenska kinoteka.
Director of the festival Tanja Hladnik and film programme selector Varja Močnik accompa...
Thanks to All of the 2016 Filmmakers!
The 29th Connecticut LGBT Film Festival concluded June 11 with dual screenings in downtown Hartford at Spotlight Cinemas and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. During the Festival’s nine-day run, audiences enjoyed more than 50 films from 17 countries and had the opportunity to interact with actors, directors, screenwriters and producers.
“Like all Americans, the committee of the Connecticut LGBT Film Festival woke on June 12 to the shocking news that 49 of our LGBT brothe...
IMZ: CONNECTING FILMMAKERS AND BROADCASTERS
The IMZ as international business network for film and TV professionals in the arts sector again provided a large part of industry experts among attendants: Both established and aspiring filmmakers took advantage of exclusive networking options with producers, distributors and the major international broadcasting stations.
DANCESCREEN: AWARDING EXCEPTIONAL DANCE FILMS
dancescreen is designed to add the major international brands in the art...
In addition to the New York premieres of major feature films and documentaries from and throughout the Americas, the 3rd edition of The Americas Film Festival NY -TAFFNY- organized the Americas Film Festival Short Films competition. More than 200 films from 16 countries were submitted, including works from independent filmmakers and numerous film schools. On Friday June 17th, TAFFNY...
Thank you to everyone who attended the 14th Santa Cruz Film Festival at the Tannery Arts Center this month. We are proud that we were able to bring the work of 75 filmmakers to Santa Cruz audiences at the new Colligan Theater, Tannery World Dance and Cultural Center, and Radius Gallery.
We rely on community support in order to showcase the work of these brilliant digital storytellers during the 5-day festival. We need to raise $20,000 to cover the costs of producing a high-quality viewing...
The 63rd Sydney Film Festival tonight awarded Aquarius, directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho, the prestigious Sydney Film Prize, out of a selection of 12 Official Competition films.
The $63,000 cash prize was awarded at the Festival’s Closing Night Gala awards ceremony and event: the Australian premiere screening of Whit Stillman’s Love & Friendship, held at the State Theatre.
Sydney filmmaker Dan Jackson was awarded the Documentary Australia Foundation A...
Image: Manoochehr Mohammadi
In Cannes, APSA and founding partner FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations) announced Iranian producer Manoochehr Mohammadi as winner of the 10th FIAPF Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film in the Asia Pacific Region, to be awarded at the APSA ceremony on 24 November in Brisbane, Australia.
The Cannes announcement came ...