The European Film Academy proudly announces the six nominations in the category EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY 2014.
A committee consisting of EFA Board Members Antonio Saura (producer, Spain) and Ada Solomon (producer, Romania), EFA Member Signe Byrge Sørensen (producer, Denmark), as well as documentary experts Claas Danielsen (Germany), Ally Derks (Netherlands) and Jacques Laurent (Belgium) decided on the following nominations:
In this years festival, "State of Play" won the award for Sony Best Documentary! Congrats to everyone who was involved in making this wonderful documentary and especially to Steven Dhoedt, for winning this award and the Sony Vegas Pro prize.
If you love to watch this film again, you can buy it on the films website, at:http://watch.stateofplaydoc.com/
"Sausage" the Oscar and BAFTA contending short film is awarded the Cieri Media Best Animation award in this years festival! A big congratulations to Robert Grieves for winning this award and receiving $500 cash!
If you would like to see "Sausage" again, or if you haven't seen it yet, it will be online on November 3rd! Get ready!
Peder's music video "Ghost of a Smile" is not only remarkable, it won the Cieri Media Best Music Video award at this year's festival, along with a $500 cash prize!
You can watch and hear Peder's amazing work through Vimeo, if you didn't get a chance to watch it at our festival.
If you would like to learn more about Peder and his music, please go to:https://www.facebook.com/pages/Peder/146238988732741 orhttp://peder.bandcamp.com/
Did you get to watch "My Friend Ed" during the festival? If not, you missed out on watching this years Cieri Media Best Short Documentary. Congratulations to Sharon Baker for winning this award and receiving a $500 cash prize!
Their next stop is Los Angeles, so if you're in the area, please go see this hilarious and wonderful documentary!
For more information on "My Friend Ed", you can head to their facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/MyFriendEd
"Shimmer" is the winner for Best Short Film in this year's festival! Congratulations to Ko-Min Lin, the director and writer of "Shimmer", for winning this award and the Sony Vegas Pro prize!
To catch a glimpse of this mind-opening Taiwanese film, please watch the trailer below!
THE IMITATION GAME, DIOR AND I, RED ARMY TAKE TOP PRIZES AT
MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL
Audiences select their favorites among a slate of the upcoming season’s most anticipated titles
The Middleburg Film Festival named THE IMITATION GAME winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative. DIOR AND I and RED ARMY tied for the Audience Award for Best Documentary. More than 3000 film enthusiasts converged on the Virginia countryside this weekend to screen a curated slate of exceptio...
CELLAR DOOR FILM FESTIVAL
WELCOMES SPECIAL GUESTS TO INAUGURAL EDITION OF CDFF
Festival guest list includes Montreal filmmaker Maude Michaud and actor Alex Goldrich of DYS-
OTTAWA, ON – Nov. 4, 2014 – With the start of its inaugural season just days away, Ottawa’s Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) is set to host several exciting guests and filmmakers Among those coming to Ottawa for the festival are Montreal filmmaker Maude Michaud (pictured) and actor Al...
Screenings are for IFP members only on a first-come, first-served basis. A printed copy of your membership card is required for admittance.
Q&As to be confirmed for select screenings. Check back for updates!
All Screenings Take Place at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP
30 John St. DUMBO, Brooklyn
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5
6:00pm Love is Strange, dir. Ira Sachs
8:15pm Nightcrawler, dir. Dan Gilroy
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6
The 27th Tokyo International Film Festival
the Audience Award
©2014 “Pale Moon” Film Partners
Director : Daihachi Yoshida
Original Novel : Mitsuyo Kakuta
Cast : Rie Miyazawa, Sosuke Ikematsu, Satomi Kobayashi, Yuko Oshima, Seiichi Tanabe, Yoshimasa Kondo, Renji Ishibashi
BUYING HER WAY TO HAPPINESS
Tokyo Grand Prix
“HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT“
Director:Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie
Special Jury Prize
Award for Best Director
Joshua Safdie, Benny Safdie
“HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT“
Award for Best Actress
Award for Best Actor
“The Mighty Angel“
The film contest has collected more than 270 films from around the world.
The shorts finalists will be seen by the jury by the Artistic Director Luca Cavadini, actress Anne Bergamo Tucci, the researcher Marta Soligo, from writer-director Emanuele Sana and director Ruben Loera Antonio Perez. Together decreed the winners of the following categories: Best International Short Film, Best Internation...
The 23rd Philadelphia Film Festival ended its 11-day celebration of all things cinematic with a sold-out closing night screening of Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern.
This year's festival, which ran from October 16-26, featured 113 films from 28 countries, as well as panel discussions, community events, filmmaker Q&As and a rapidly growing education series inclusionary of students from Philadelphia's public, private and charter schools.
During the Third Edition of Los Cabos International Film Festival, American actress Rosario Dawson will present the Latin American Premier of Atom Egoyan’s The Captive (2014), and will have the honor to grant the Tribute Award to Mr. Egoyan on Saturday, November 15th. Dawson plays a detective in the film by the Canadian Director, investigating Cassandra’s case that was abruptly kidnapped; this begins a horrifying race against time where the detective herself must pla...
CFF Official Trophy, Charging Bull replica handmade by Arturo Di Modica
©Chelsea Film Festival, Inc
The Closing Awards Ceremony was hosted by CFF Founder and Director Ingrid Jean-Baptiste, who reminded the importance of the Festival's mission: "The Festival's mission is to discover emerging directors from around the world and be an international platform for independent filmmaking. It has been a very successful year. The Chelsea Film Festival received over a t...
The public chooses ‘Pride’ as their favourite film
The Port of Ghent Public Choice Award goes to ‘Pride’ by Matthew Warchus and the Canvas Public Choice Award goes to ‘Il Capitale Umano’ by Paolo Virzì. Raphaël Crombez’ short film ‘Perdition County’ took home the ACE Image Factory Audience Award for Best Belgian Student Short Fil...
Congratulations again to Patrick Ryder and Del Mak, the directors of "Shift", for winning the award for Best Super Short Film! Along with this award, they have also received the Sony Vegas Pro Software as their prize for creating such an amazing dance film.
If you didn't make it to the screening of "Shift" at our festival, you can check out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGn76ygoOrY
The fourth edition of the USinProgress co-production forum was held on October 22-25, 2014, during the 5th American Film Festival in Wrocław. The event, targeting Polish and European film professionals, aims to facilitate contacts and develop professional networking with independent filmmakers from the United States. It is the only event of its kind in Eastern Europe, co-organized with New York based Black Rabbit Films and Champs-Elysees Film Festival in Paris. Invite-only screenings featured s...
Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today announced nominees for the 8th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), with 36 films from 21 Asia Pacific countries and areas vying for the region’s highest accolade in film.
Films in the running for the 2014 APSA for Best Feature Film are Winter Sleep (Turkey, France, Germany), Leviathan (Russian Federation), I’m Not Angry (Islamic Republic of Iran), The Owners (Kazakhstan), ...
5th edition of the American Film Festival has come to an end. The first event in Eastern and Central Europe focused entirely on independent American cinema closed on October26th with the Polish premiere of Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher.
In five days of the festival 70 pictures were presented in 137 screenings. The program included 54 titles screened for the first time in Poland and three international premieres. With some shows sold out completely, the attendance was 17 thousand admission...
The San Francisco Film Society today announced that A. Sayeeda Moreno and Micah Shaffer have been selected to receive this year's $15,000 SFFS / Hearst Screenwriting Grant for development of their script White. The SFFS / Hearst Screenwriting Grant is awarded in the fall of each year to writers residing in the United States who have been practicing for at least five years and who have previously written a minimum of one feature screenplay. The panelists who reviewed the finalists' submis...
The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today the nominees for the 24th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards by IFP. The Gotham Awards is one of the leading awards for independent film and signals the kick-off to the film awards season. For 2014, the seven competitive awards include Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best Actor, Best Actress (presenting sponsor euphoria Calvin Klein), Breakthrough A...
The international jury of the 7th edition of CinEast (Central and Eastern European Film Festival Luxembourg, 9-26 October 2014, www.cineast.lu) presided by the Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa awarded the Grand Prix to the film The Way Out by the Czech director Petr Václav and the Special Jury Prize to the film Viktoria by the Bulgarian director Maya Vitkova. The Audience Award went to Life Feels Good by the Polish director Maciej Pieprzyca. The winners of the awards w...
CHELSEA FILM FESTIVAL 2014 GRAND PRIX WINNER
Noah Lang, Producer of SunBeltExpress won the Grand Prix of the Chelsea Film Festival!
Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress
Tate Donovan, India Ennega, Ana de la Reguera
Tate Donovan in "Sun Belt Express." ©Sun Belt Express, LLC
The Chelsea Film Festival announced the 2014 winners this pastSunday, October 19th at t...
Shriekfest, the Los Angeles International Film Festival & Screenplay Competiton was a huge success! Denise Gossett, festival director, once again hosted Shriekfest Oct 2-5th at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Shriekfest screened 42 films and had 30 screenplay finalists & 8 original song finalists.
"Berkshire County" directed by Audrey Cummings took the Grand Jury prize for Best Horror Feature Film, "Time Lapse" directed by Bradley King to...