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SONOMA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WINNERS ANNOUNCED:
Sonoma, CA (April 14, 2013) - The Sonoma International Film Festival truly came of age as their 16th edition came to a close Sunday night following five spectacular days that featured a wide variety of films from around the world, infused with gourmet food and phenomenal wine, serving up a bountiful cinematic feast.
“This has been an extraordinary year,” said SIFF Executive Director Kevin McNeely. &ldq...
The 17th Annual Hollywood Film Festival (HFF), hailed by “Variety” as “the ultimate networking opportunity” and by The New York Times as “the first mandatory stop in the awards season.” A long-standing and well-respected celebration of the very finest in big-screen storytelling, HFF presents promising filmmakers with countless opportunities to network with the industry’s top executives and brightest stars. It’s no wonder so many w...
HERE ARE ALL THE AWARDS ASSIGNED TO THE INDEPENDENT
The big winner is French "Ombline", a story about prison and motherhood Ex-aequo to the Italians 'Aquadro' and "Transeurope Hotel"
Record of public and box office gross for RIFF's 12th Edition - Rome Independent Film Festival (from April 4th to 10th 2013), which has screened, at Nuovo Cinema Aquila, more than 120 films in competition amongst feature films, short films, and docu...
AND THE WINNERS ARE.....
The Story of Luke
Alonso Mayo, Director
Fred Roos, Julien Favre and Nina Leidersdorff, Producers
International Narrative Feature
"Il Cacciatore Di Anatre"
Egidio Veronesi, Director/Writer
Maurizio Panini, Producer
M. Carroll Raver Award for Cinematography
Ton Hurwitz, Cinematographer
The Bud Abbott Award for Feature Length ...
The 35th Créteil International Women’s Film Festival, which was held from March 22 to 31 honored veteran filmmakers and actresses who have attended previous festivals such as Margareta Von Trotta, Suzanne Osten, Mira Nair, Ulrike Ottinger, Agnes Varda, Carmen Maura, Maria Schneider and Anna Karina.
Director Jackie Buet has been with the festival since 1979. The guest of honor this year was Jeanne Balibar, an actress unknown outside of Europe who selects films that are notew...
The second edition of the four-day Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam wrapped with Awards.
Curacao IFFR and Fundashon Bon Intenshon congratulate the winner of the First Yellow Robin Award for best film in the Caribbean region, Mexico and surrounding Latin American countries.....
No quiero dormir sola From director Natalia Beristain
Inez Loods and Elyse Isebia took the Audience Award 2013 with their Short Fiction Film La trinitaria Marchi...
The Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) today announced the projects that will receive financial and creative support from the TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund, provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. This year, four projects which were chosen from 127 applicants from around the world, will be awarded a total of $140,000 and will be recognized at the annual Tribeca Film Festival, taking place April 17-28, 2013. The winning films are: 2030, Newton’s Laws of Emotion, Oldest Man Al...
Europe's premier event for independent cinema, ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival announces its 2013 award-winning films including its highest honor, "Europe's Best Independent Film 2013" award.
After showcasing 108 films from 35 countries, ÉCU 2013 ended its indie packed weekend with a spirited final ceremony recognizing its 25 award winners in 17 categories. Winners included: Best Director for Good Night (Dir. Muriel d'A...
KASHISH 2013 Poster Contest has a winner! India's top fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has picked the poster submitted by Mumbai-based graphic designer Prachi Patil-Kotkar as the winning design.
``The victory sign forming a star is graphic and unforgettable. It is also interesting that the clichéd rainbow flag colours have been totally ignored for an artistic backdrop. I loved it,'' said Wendell Rodricks while announcing the winner.
The contest to de...
5th Okinawa International Movie Festival
Laugh Category Uminchu Prize Grand Prix (Cash Award of 1,000,000 Yen)
CHINESE ZODIAC Director: Jackie Chan
Comment From Director Jackie Chan:
Wow! it's indeed a good news and a pre-birthday gift to me. Thank you so much for this award...
Hi Carlos what is your role at the Hollywood Film Awards®
Founder, Executive Producer
Tell us about your team and your partners
Our team is spearheaded by our Executive Director, Jon Fitzgerald. Jon is a co-founder and former executive director of Slamdance, AFI Fest, Santa Barbara and Abu Dhabi film festivals among others. In addition, in 2012 he launched CineCause, a philanthropic platform, connecting socially relevant films to related causes.
Our Advisory Team is com...
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 29, 2013 -- For a 17th consecutive year, the Hollywood Film Awards® continues its mandate of celebrating Hollywood cinema and recognizing excellence in Hollywood, both in-front and behind the camera. This year the Hollywood Film Awards® Gala ceremony takes place on October 21, 2013, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills.
In the last 10 years, a total of 96 Oscar nominations and 34 Oscars were given to the honorees of the Holl...
The 15th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century
(March 15 - 24, 2013)
The Audience Award for a film over 45’ in the International Selection goes to:
BLOOD BROTHER by Steve Hoover USA, 2012
The Audience Award for a film under 45’ in the International Selection goes to:
THE HIGH PRICE OF GOLD by Ross Domoney, Democratic Republic of Congo / UK 2012
The Audience Award for a Gree...
“I remember getting a call from Carlos, the festival founder, saying that he wanted to show my film in the digital showcase. It was a huge deal for me. Some people dream of Sundance and other festivals. For me, with the size of this movie, it just felt like some validation that somebody outside of Memphis saw it and appreciated it. It was a fantastic experience. Probably one of the best of my life,” said director Craig Brewer (FOOTLOOSE, HUSTLE & FLOW, BLACK SNAKE ...
The films winning the most audience votes during the Annapolis Film Festival 2013 are:
Best Feature Narrative: Exquisite Corpse Project
Best Feature Documentary: Charles Bradley: Soul of America
Best Narrative Short: The Silk
Best Documentary Short: Good Karma $1
The Exquisite Corpse Project, directed by Ben Popik and directed by Joanna Popik, is the result of a challenge given to five members of a former comedy troupe, all good friends. Their task is to each write fifteen...
Winner Grand Prix Dutch animation
Junkyard by Hisko Hulsing (NL/BE, 2012)
Winners Grand Prix shorts - narrative
Palmipedarium by Jérémy Clapin (FR, 2012)
Winners Grand Prix shorts - non-narrative
Recycled by Lei Lei and Thomas Sauvin (CN, 2012)
Winner Grand Prix features
Ánima Buenos Aires by María Verónica Ramírez (AR, 2012)
Winner Grand Prix European student films
Washed Ashore by Jonas Ott (AKV St. Joost Bre...
By Maria Esteves – March 23, 2013
The Inaugural First Time Fest (FTF) 2013 Closing Night Awards honoring first-time filmmakers hosted by Award winning actress (Oscar, Emmy, Tony) Ellen Burstyn and presented by Anthony Rapp commenced Monday, March 4, 2013, 8:00 PM, at the historic Players Club, New York. Founded by Johanna Bennett and Mandy Ward, the festival presents directorial debuts from around the world with theatrical distribution, as it’s key element.
The Hollywood Film Festival will combine sister organization Hollywood Gives Back® with CineCause, showcasing the other side of Hollywood, celebrating the Industry's creative artists who have supported causes around the world. These efforts will be presented through the CineCause Spotlight section of the Festival, connecting social impact films with related causes.
Submit your related cause film today! http://www.hollywoodfest.com
Best festival ever according to film buffs, visitng filmmakers and all the fans who attended!! Well, you could tell that much by the packed houses at every screening! CALL FOR ENTRIES OPENS AGAIN IN jUNE.. check back the website.
Best Dramatic Fiction:
Dramatic Fiction 10:00
THE LIFE OF A DOG
Dramatic Fiction 9:45
Best Comedy Fiction
Children Juries in Eight European Cities will Elect Winner of EFA Young Audience Award
The European Film Academy proudly announces and congratulates the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2013:
THE SUICIDE SHOP by Patrice Leconte (France, Belgium & Canada)
UPSIDEdown by Bernd Sahling (Germany)
THE ZIGZAG KID by Vincent Bal (the Netherlan...
Winners VNAP Trade Award for Dutch Animation:
Hisko Hulsing with Junkyard
Paco Vink and Albert ’t Hooft with Fallin’ Floyd
Mischa Rozema with Stardust
Nominations for the Grand Prize for Dutch Animation:
Junkyard by Hisko Hulsing
Crops by Gerco de Ruijter
[mu:st?rman] - A Flood Story by Maarten Isaäk de Heer
Holland Animation Film Festival
20 - 24 March 2013 in Utrecht
Animation highlights, from art-house to c...
Grand Diagonale Prize for Best Austrian Feature Film (€ 21.000)
Tizza Covi und Rainer Frimmel for Der Glanz des Tages (The Shine of Day)
Grand Diagonale Prize for Best Austrian Documentary Film (€ 21.000)
Bernadette Weigel for Fahrtwind – Aufzeichnungen einer Reisenden (Fair Wind – Notes of a Traveller)
Best Innovative Cinema Award (€ 10.500)
Michaela Grill for FORÊT D’EXPÉRIMENTATION
Best Short Feature Film (€ 4.000)
By Maria Esteves – March 21, 2013
The Inaugural First Time Fest (FTF) 2013 Closing Night Awards honoring first-time filmmakers hosted by Award winning (Oscar, Emmy, Tony) actress Ellen Burstyn and presented by Anthony Rapp commenced Monday, March 4, 2013, 8:00 PM, at the historic Players Club, New York. Founded by Johanna Bennett and Mandy Ward, the festival presents directorial debuts from around the world with theatrical distribution, as it’s key element.
The Inaugural First Time...
In Germany we say: „Fußball ist die schönste Nebensache der Welt“ (an English translation could be: „Football is the nicest minor matter in the world”). Others are sometimes more radical – like the Scottish ex-player Bill Shankly: Is football a matter of life and death? „I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.”
For sure is that soccer has I side, which is no laughing matter &nda...
THE AWARDS - 17th SOFIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - www.siff.bg
The festival presented a total of 246 films from 49 countries from all over the world. Over 300 international guests came to Sofia, amongst them were directors, producers, festival directors as well as media and film experts.
The Award Ceremony took place on the 16th of March in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture.
THE INTERNATIONAL JURY FOR FIRST AND SECOND FEATURE FILMS