Poetry film gala with the winning films in Berlin on 16 November
The ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival Münster | Berlin announced its winners on 30 October 2016. 80 films were nominated from the 1,100 entries from 86 countries and shown in the international and German-language competition. There was also a North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) competition featuring a further 18 films. More than 220 poetry films were featured in the competitions and programmes of the festival, which ran from 27 to ...
Hunky Dory and Eat That Question – Frank Zappa in His Own Words Win Audience Award at the American Film Festival in Polan...
Congratulations to all the winners
The 21st International Family Film Festival wrapped up in Hollywood over the weekend, culminating in an awards ceremony guided by multiple award-winning voice actor Bill Farmer, who plays “Goofy” and “Pluto” for Disney and last...
They are Paul Sarossy and Atom Egoyan! The Canadian filmmaking duo started working together with 1989's Speaking Parts, while their last film, so far, was 2015's Remember. During more than three decades of their collaboration, they shot twelve features and several other projects, including a television adaptation of Samuel Beckett's play Krapp's Last Tape. They understand each other without any words, just like the best cinematographer – director duets in the hi...
Raw (Grave) by Julia Ducournau wins the Méliès d’or 2016
L’oeil silencieux (The Frozen Eye) wins the Méliès d’or 2016 for short film
The European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation (EFFFF) is pleased to announce the winners of the 20th Méliès d’or competition for European fantastic film.
The Méliès d’or for feature film was awarded to Raw (Grave) Director: Julia Ducournau (France, Belgiu...
Stockholm Visionary Award 2016 goes to director François Ozon. Stockholm Visionary Award is awarded to the French director François Ozon. He visits the festival in conjunction with the swedish premiere of hos new film Frantz and will meet the audience during an exclusive Face2Face.
Justification: This year’s winner of the Stockholm Visionary Award is the subversive and distinctly poetic François Ozon. With stylistic flair and precision, Ozon is a true ma...
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 89th Academy Awards® has been narrowed to 10 films, of which 5 will earn Oscar® nominations.
Voters from the Academy’s Documentary Branch viewed this year’s 61 eligible entries and submitted their ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers for tabulation.
The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production comp...
60th anniversary of the Foreign Language Film Category
Eighty-five countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®. Yemen is a first-time entrant.
The 2016 submissions are:
Albania, “Chromium,” Bujar Alimani, director;
Algeria, “The Well,” Lotfi Bouchouchi, director;
Argentina, “The Distinguished Citizen,” Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat, directors;
The European Film Academy proudly announces the nominations in the categories EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2016 and EUROPEAN COMEDY 2016.
Based on a list of films provided by CARTOON, the European Association of Animation Film, as well as on individual film submissions, a committee decided on the nominations in the category EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM. The committee consisted of EFA Board Member Antonio Saura, producer (Spain), director Tomm Moore (Ireland) ...
Yeşim Ustaoğlu’s “Tereddüt” (Clair Obscur) &
Ümit Köreken’s “Mavi Bisiklet” (Blue Bicycle) festival favorites at International Antalya Film Festival
IAFF closes in glittering style bestowing Lifetime Achievement Awards
Legendary actor Harvey Keitel & Award-winning Iranian filmmaker
The 53rd edition of International Antalya Film Festival came to a close on Sunday October 23, at a glittering black-t...
International Antalya Film Festival closes in style with a glittering array of stars, including Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Harvey Keitel
The 53rd edition of International Antalya Film Festival comes to a close on Sunday 23rd of October, 2016, after eight days of extraordinary films, panels, and public events. The event, under the direction of Festival President and Mayor of Antalya Metropolitan Municipality, Menderes Türel, and Festival Director Elif Dağdeviren, this...
On Friday 21 October, the international jury of Film Fest Gent, led by jury president Jeremy Thomas, announced the winners of the different competitions. 'A Quiet Passion' by Terence Davies won the Grand Prix for Best Film. The Georges Delerue Award for Best Music went to Johnny Jewel for his music for 'Home' by Fien Troch. Jeremy Thomas received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his entire career.
This year’s international jury consisted of producer and preside...
Ryuichi Sakamoto received the Lifetime Achievement Award
On 19 October, the World Soundtrack Academy announced the winners of the 2016 World Soundtrack Awards in Capitole, Ghent. Film Fest Gent celebrated its 16th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards by focusing on television scores. Brussels Philharmonic and the Flemish Radio Choir performed scores from the most beloved television shows in recent history, conducted by Music Director Dirk Brossé.
CHELSEA FILM FESTIVAL
ANNOUNCES ITS 2016 WINNERS
The 60th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® announced this year’s Festival Awards’ winners at its high profile Awards dinner, at Banqueting House, Whitehall, this evening. Hosted by Michael Sheen and with an address from BFI Chair Josh Berger, guests included Abi Morgan, Alicia Vikander, Anna Friel, Anthony Chen, Athina Rachel Tsangari, Bola Agbaje, David Dehaney, David Nicholls, David Tennant, Edmund Coulthard, Florence Pugh, George Amponsah, Gugu M...
OCTOBER 16, 2016 | AWARDS #FNC2016: DAY 12
YESTERDAY: THE CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE 45TH FNC WAS THE SCENE OF AN EXPLOSION OF JOY, HUGS AND FRENZIED DANCING.
TODAY: LAST DAY TO SEE THE WORKS OF SEVERAL RENOWNED FILMMAKERS.
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The 14th International Festival Signs of the Night / October 2016 / Lisbon, Portugal
Short Film Competition Award
The French Revolution
Hai Afik | Israel | 2015 | 0:21:00
Special Mentions for Main Award:
Konstantina Kotzamani | Greece, France | 2016 | 0:30:00
The First Prize Award winner: Dance of the Neurons – Jody Oberfelder
2nd Grand Prize: High Signs – Damien Patrik
Third Prize Award: Head – Stav Levi
Fourth Prize: Clyde’s Game – William Howard
Fifth: “Ahavot Be’kitsur/Short Love – Yaron Yarkoni
The Audience Choice AND Best Feature Film Awards: Curse of the Man Who Sees UFOs – Justin Gaar/Carlos de los Rios
Director Damian Chazelle is hitting the double chord joyously as Emma Stone wins best actress, with modern dance we’re going into a dream in the real world, playing out the rhythms of a speech pattern, nursing fantasies in La La Land until lights out…
La Culture Francaise - Allemande is brought to the front by director Francois Ozon with Frantz, as Paula Beer wins best young actress for her portrayal, in both tongues, of a love torn soul drawn into mourning and faced with the imagery of Manet’s painting, Le Suicide
Tom Ford directs Nocturnal Animals and Amy Adams, who he professes to be “a female version of me”, and goes onto describe “The absurdity” of “my head inside the artist, I fell in love with these women, my true self… and the red velvet sofa”, not surprisingly as Ford’s designs on colour furnish the production, and go as far as to bring inspiration to actor Jake Gyllenha
Jaeger Le Couture winner and Actor Liev Schreiber, describes his part in The Bleeder as “The right choice”, with humour as director Philippe Faladreau provides “Something gritty and sexy in the design of the film, and embraces the flaws of the hand held camera”.
Teapots and Modern Dance, at Venice
Director Damian Chazelle is hitting the double chord joyously as Emma Stone wins best actress, with modern dance we’re going into a dream in the real world, playing out the rhythms of a speech pattern, nursing fantasies in La La Land until lights out… the music casts a thin veil, a dream space as trumpeter Lee Morgan, plays blue notes on his life in Kasper Collins’s documentary, I Called Him Morgan.
I draw Actress Alicia Viksa...
Actress, icon and legend Diane Keaton — one of the most beloved leading ladies in American film — will be the recipient of the 45th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film. The award will be presented to Keaton at a Gala Tribute on June 8, 2017, in Los Angeles, CA.
PAFF 2016 HIGHLIGHTS:
PAFF Awards 2016
Each year there are films that stand apart from the rest. PAFF-LA recognizes these films and awards them in the categories of Best Feature Narrative, Best Director-First Feature, Best Documentary and Best Short Narrative at a fun, intimate awards brunch. In addition, Audience Awards, Programmers' Awards and PAFF Directors' Awards are presented.
Patrick Gilles (America is Still the ...