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The 18th Annual Satellite™ Awards By The International Press Academy, By Adrienne Papp

By Adrienne Papp In a star-studded gala ceremony, the International Press Academy celebrated the distinguished accomplishments of artists in thirty-eight categories last Sunday night at the 18th Annual Satellite™ Awards held at the InterContinental Hotel in Century City.  "12 Years a Slave" received Motion Picture and Director honors, while "Dallas Buyers Club's" Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, and Jared Leto w...

Bruised Oscars 2014: How the Battle for Noms Fizzled the Show for '12 Years'

  by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent This Awards Season was by all accounts one of the nastiest in Oscar history, not just the Woody Allen takedown but also in general campaigning with one song nominated, then disqualified, and the vitriol against a few leading ladies. Julia Roberts took the worst hits, not just in her personal life tragedy but in a voter backlash as revealed to The Hollywood Reporter with one anonymous AMPAS member's ballot being made public, The voter d...

Oscars 2014: The Victory of Gravity

The big winner for the night at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday was "Gravity" with seven Oscars. (Alfonso Cuarón wins for best director, the film also won for visual effects, sound mixing, sound editing, cinematography, film editing and original score). "12 Years a Slave" took top honors with 3 Oscars including best picture.   Other winners in the top categories include Cate Blanchett for lead actress,...

12 Years a Slave the big winner at The Independent Spirit Awards

Complete list of winners: BEST FEATURE: “12 Years a Slave” BEST ACTOR: Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club” BEST ACTRESS: Kate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine” BEST DIRECTOR: Steve McQueen, “12 Years a Slave” BEST DOCUMENTARY: Morgan Neville, 20 “Feet From Stardom” BEST SCREENPLAY: John Ridley, “12 Years a Slave” BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Sean Bobbitt, “12 Years a Slave” BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE: Lupit...

11th FIFO - once again a roaring success

The FIFO association is delighted to share the results from the 11th FIFO that took place at the Maison de la Culture from 3rd to 9th February 2014. Festival attendance shows that the aura of the event continues to grow and assert its importance in the Polynesian cultural landscape as well as in the audiovisual world. This year the organisers totalled 27, 860 entries, including 7,086 school pupils. The FIFO international jury, chaired by Mr Luc Jacqu...

UCLA Film Student to Receive $50,000 Sloan Grand Jury Prize from Tribeca Film Institute

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UCLA Film Student to Receive $50,000 Sloan Grand Jury Prize from Tribeca Film Institute ® for Best Science-Themed Screenplay Sloan Foundation Has Awarded more than $3.8 Million in Direct Grants to Film Students Since 1997   Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) today announced the recipient of the 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Student Grand Jury Prize for Screenwriting. Survival of the Fittest by Laura Alsum of UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film and Television was selected as the best-o...

Revolution wins RELEVATE Impact Film Forum

Compathos Foundation, screens social and environmental impact films in the Bay Area. Nov 5 screening The Engage Award is all about engaging a global audience on multiple levels and includes campaign development, providing educational resources, and audience engagement.  "It was important for us to include online resources in our Viewers Guide at the event and we truly appreciate the extra effort that passionate filmmakers put into creating these types of valuable resources for t...

DID YOU KNOW ‘PEOPLE’ MAG TO HOST 2014 OSCAR® FANS?

  by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent AMPAS is always coming up with something new. And, in fact, ABC will have something like 700 cameras in and around the red carpet for fan enjoyment this year. In other words, you can see stars accept, walk around, even talk to the press corps. Our figure of 700 might sound high, but you get the idea - we have it on good intel from one of their behind-the-screens tech geniuses.   Meanwhile, in their own words... NEW YORK, F...

Berlin '64 Wrapup - Unknowns from the Far East take Home the Bacon and competition overview

By Alex Deleon Director Diao Yinan chinese champ hold up his bear at berlin    The Chinese film Bai-Ri Yan-Huo ("Black Coal, Thin Ice") won the Golden Bear for best picture at the 64th Berlin international film festival. Actor Liao Fan won the prize for best thesp in the same pic, while Haru Kuroki won best actress for her role in the Japanese movie Chiisai Ouchi (The Little House).  The English translation of the Bear winner is not even close to the ...

You can contribute to VELOBerlin Film Award 2014, vote online now

  Online-voting kicked off! - Enjoy 18 bicycle shorts! See the films / the competition here: www.veloberlinfilmaward.com We started cycling fun: 18 films made it into the final round, to compete for 5 prizes worth €2500 in total: Narrative shorts, documentaries, clips and animated films about the love of cycling and bicycles. Till 29 March 2014, all selected films can be watched and voted for online at www.veloberlinfilmaward.com : You are the jury – the worldwid...

FIPRESCI Prize has been presented to a film each in the international competition and in the Panorama and the Forum sections.

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At the 64th Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, Berlinale, February 6-16, 2014) the FIPRESCI Prize has been presented to a film each in the international competition and in the Panorama and the Forum sections.   Prize, competition: "Life of Riley" (Aimer, boire et chanter) by Alain Resnais (France, 2013).   Prize, Panorama: "The Way He Looks" (Hoje eu quero voltar sozinho) by Daniel Ribeiro (Brazil, 2014).   Prize, Forum: "Forma...

12 Years a Slave named best film, but Gravity tops the table with six awards at this year’s BAFTAs.

BAFTAs 2014: the winners in full   12 Years a Slave (2013)   Steve McQueen’s slavery drama 12 Years a Slave took best film and best actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor at this year’s British Academy Film Awards. With a total of six prizes, Gravity was the night’s most-awarded film, sweeping up in four technical categories as well as the gongs for outstanding British film and best director for Alfons...

The Awards of the 24th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival

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The 24th 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 60 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...

The Complete list of Berlinale Awards

PRIZES OF THE INTERNATIONAL JURY    GOLDEN BEAR FOR BEST FILM (awarded to the film’s producer)    Bai Ri Yan Huo    Black Coal, Thin Ice    by Diao Yinan        SILVER BEAR GRAND JURY PRIZE    The Grand Budapest Hotel    The Grand Budapest Hotel    by Wes Anderson         SILVER BEA...

Berlinale 2014: Crystal Bears and Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk Prizes in Generation Kplus

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The members of the Children’s Jury Generation Kplus   Charlotte Dammasch Lara Kläffling Fabian Krüger Fiona Lukas Daria Rabes Zoe Rentmeister Lilly Rinklebe Quinten Samrotzki Jan-Hendrik Schmahl Cosmo Schüppel Janek Sommerfeldt   give the following awards:   Crystal Bear for the Best Film: Killa by Avinash Arun, India 2014 This film convinced us in all respects: with his good camera work and the great actors, but also because of its incredib...

Crystal Bears and the Awards by the Federal Agency for Civic Education in Generation 14plus

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Berlinale 2014: Crystal Bears and the Awards by the Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung) in Generation 14plus   The members of the Youth Jury in Generation 14plus   Simon Kalmbach Luca Kokol Karla Laitko Leonie Mo Munder Paula Noack Nicola Scholz Florian Stündel   give the following awards:   Crystal Bear for the Best Film: 52 Tuesdays by Sophie Hyde, Australia 2013 The situation is exceptional but familiar. This...

Berlinale 2014 the Jury Prizes

The members of the 2014 International Jury, James Schamus (President), Barbara Broccoli, Trine Dyrholm, Mitra Farahani, Greta Gerwig, Michel Gondry and Christoph Waltz, award the following prizes: Golden Bear for Best Film Diao Yinan Bai Ri Yan Huo  (Black Coal, Thin Ice) by Diao Yinan Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize © 2013 Twentieth Century Fox The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson ...

Perspektive Deutsches Kino: Ester Amrami’s Anderswo (Anywhere Else) Wins “FGYO-Award Dialogue en perspective”

Ester and the Jury after the Awards Ceremony   Today, on Saturday February 15, at the award ceremony of the independent juries, the young French-German-Israeli jury will present the “FGYO-Award Dialogue en perspective”. This year it goes to Ester Amrami’s film Anderswo (Anywhere Else). The prize was initiated by the French-German Youth Office (FGYO), an official partner of the Berlinale, and the Berlin International Film Festival in 2004, and is endowed for the second ...

Berlinale 2014: Panorama Audience Awards for Difret and Der Kreis

The public has cast its votes: the 16th Panorama Audience Awards - presented by the Berlinale’s Panorama section in collaboration with radioeins of Berlin-Brandenburg’s public radio and television station rbb, and tip Berlin, Berlin’s city magazine - go to Difret for best fiction film and Der Kreis (The Circle) for best documentary. The official award ceremony will be held on Berlinale Kinotag, the special day of screenings for the public: Sunday, February 16 at 5.00 pm in...

Berlinale 2014: Crystal Bears and the Awards by the Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung) i

Berlinale 2014: Crystal Bears and the Awards by the Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung) in Generation 14plus   The members of the Youth Jury in Generation 14plus   Simon Kalmbach Luca Kokol Karla Laitko Leonie Mo Munder Paula Noack Nicola Scholz Florian Stündel   give the following awards:   Crystal Bear for the Best Film: 52 Tuesdays by Sophie Hyde, Australia 2013 The situation is exceptional but familiar. Th...

New York No Limits Call For Entry Early Deadline for Feature FIlms is now Open

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NEW YORK NO LIMITS is currently accepting Feature film entries in any subject, category and language for the 2014 NYNL SUMMIT. New York No Limits is proud to host its 4th annual Summit, a film festival event, in New York City on November 20th - 22nd at The Wild Project. NYNL is seeking films that express the most vital vision of the filmmaker. Our goal is to program the best in cutting edge film from all countries and to serve as a platform for filmmakers to explore multifaceted content.  ...

'Living is Easy with Closed Eyes' gets 6 Goya Awards

            The beautiful film telling the story of this English teacher who travels Spain ti meet John Lenon at a set in Almería and ask him to add lyrics to his LP´s. Based on a true story written and directed by David Trueba who won this 2 Goya Awards(Best Director and Best screenplay). Javier Cámara won his first Goya for Best Actor for the portrait of this teacher and Natalia de Molina won hers as a New Actress.  The sixth Goya was to ...

Golden Bear Homage to Ken Loach at Berlinale

  Ken Loach Homage Berlinale 2014 The British director talked about his films and working methods. He will receive a Honorary Golden Bear. Ken Loach will be at 16.25 for his Photo Call, followed at 16.35 by a Q&A The 64th Berlin International Film Festival will award British director Ken Loach the Honorary Golden Bear for his lifetime achievements at 10 pm in the Berlinale Palast. Polish director Jiří Menzel will give the laudation.. A...

Cinequest Debuts Media Legacy Award

Harry Knowles, Eric Kohn and Kenneth Turan, Inaugural Recipients Without the tireless brilliance and passion of great film journalists, so many of the films audiences enjoy and experience would remain unheard and unwatched. Cinequest turns the spotlight on the heroes of original, smart, innovative and meaningful cinema; the champions who provide audiences and, thus, life blood for artists and films. These champions have been instrumental in connecting audiences with beloved movies and art...
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