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I had the immense privilege to run the marketing at Sony when i received (early 1991) a video tape from f Boyz'n The Hood with the suggestion to submit it to Cannes.
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The Montreal World Film Festival
Cinema Under the Stars program will be back this year with twelve nights of free outdoor movie screenings. Beginning August 21 and running nightly at 8 :30 pm through Labour Day, September 1, the Festival will show a wide selection of popular movies on the esplanade of the Place des Arts. Pick your places… first come first serve!
Thursday, August 21th
LA VIE EN ROSE, France 2007, French, Olivier Dahan.
Biopic of French singing icon Edit...
Los Cabos International Film Festival offers a great number of International Premieres and creates a cultural space that allows the industry to exchange ideas and new projects.
"Words with Gods" will be presented at the Festival Third Edition Galas Program on Friday, November 14th.
The film will have its North America Premiere&nb...
http://www.invernessfilmfestival.com The festival is taking place late september over two small islands - Lewis/Harris and Uist
CALL FOR ENTRIES through August 28th for Food, Fashion, Travel and Fitness Films, Programs and Videos for the 6th Annual TASTE AWARDS in Hollywood.
The TASTE AWARDS are the premier awards for lifestyle entertainment programming, including food, fashion, design and travel on Television, in Film, Online, and on Radio
We invite TELEVISION, ONLINE, FILM, and RADIO productions
from between Oct. 2013 and Sept. 2014 to submit nominations in the subject areas of:
Trailer for the 6th Annual TASTE AWARDS in Hollywood
By Maria Esteves – August 17, 2014
The North American theatrical release of NAS: TIME IS ILLMATIC music documentary, about the life of prophetic American hip hop recording artist Nas (Nasir Jones), directed by multimedia artist One9 followed by Nas Fall 2014 Tour of Illmatic’s (1994) 20th Anniversary begins Wednesday, October 1, in New York.
NAS: TIME IS ILLMATIC, a Tribeca Film, premiered at 13th Tribeca Film Festival opening night is available on Video on Demand and iTunes, Frid...
Lunenburg Doc Fest is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to showcasing documentary films that entertain, educate, inspire and enrich the lives of Lunenburg citizens and visitors.
Such a lovely town
Line up announced soon on http://www.lunenburgdocfest.com/schedule/
By Maria Esteves – August 14, 2014
The World Premiere of THE GIVER, directed by Phillip Noyce followed by a live performance of the theme song “Ordinary Human,” by OneRepublic was held at the Ziegfeld Theater, New York, Monday, August 11, 2014, 7:00pm. Presented by The Weinstein Company, the premiere red carpet arrivals included cast members Brenton Thwaites, Cameron Monaghan, Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes, Meryl Streep, Odeya Rush, Taylor Swift, and invited guests.
THE GIVER is...
By Alex Deleon
ISRAELI Director Amos GITAI is noted for making thought provolking Films
Both the German genocide of Jews in World War II and the heinous genocide of the Armenians in Turkey during World War I will be represented in new films by top international filmmakers at the upcoming 71st Venice Film Festival.
Ace Israeli film director Amis GITAI (63) will present "TSILI" a feature film based on a novel written in Hebrew but shot completely in Yid...
This year, the festival takes place from September 25th until September 29th in Irkutsk, Siberia, near the Lake Baikal, that is the deepest and among the cleanest and the most beautiful lakes in the world. The lake was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Baikal International Festival of documentary and popular-science films «People and Environment» is conceived by the organizers as a platform to make people think about inter-relations bet...
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The Guam International Film Festival proudly presents an international cinema event exhibiting a dynamic source of cross-cultural artistic presence, bridging gaps among the U.S., Asia and the Pacific’s multi-cultural population and region. GIFF is the first and only annual U.S. film festival in the western pacific.
Building upon its growing success with an abundance of creative t...
Lots of loss, and a whole lot of soul.
“I paid the cost to be the boss.” ~ James Brown
The James Brown biopic starts off when a 55 year old James Brown reacts negatively to a tragic event that just took place in his life and storms into an insurance meeting. It is not until the end of the film that you piece the timeline of events together to understand why and how he behaved the way he did.
Next the film turns back to 1968 with James Brown and his entourage on a mili...
CDFF Hosts Outdoor Screening of 'Night of the Living Dead'
Here come the ghouls! The Cellar Door Film Festival wants Ottawa filmgoers to be on high alert! Westboro will be crawling with zombies when CDFF hosts an outdoor screening of George A. Romero’s horror classic Night of the Living Dead in Lion’s Park on August 15th. The event is just a short zombiewalk away from Westboro Station, so please come see the film that started the whole craze of the walking dea...
The Hundred-Foot Journey: Worth going far to watch
Riots, destruction of his restaurant, and his wife (Juhi Chawla)’s death push Papa Kadam (Om Puri) and his four children out of India. The family moves to London, eventually settling in a quaint village in France. The village is both picturesque and elegant – the ideal place to settle down and open an Indian restaurant. And so, the Maison (house) Mumbai is born.
The cold and stiff chef-proprietress of Le Saule Pleureur, a M...
Fifty films make up the retrospective "Eastern Promises. Autobiography of Eastern Europe"
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Eastern Promises. Autobiography of Eastern Europe is the title of the retrospective to be screened at this year's 62nd San Sebastian Festival, a look at movies produced since 2000 in the countries that lived under Soviet influence post-World War II. A cycle to discover the creative wealth of these film industries and the new talents to have emerged i...
The Forum will run on September 22, 23 and 24 in the frame of the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival
Fourteen projects have been selected from a total of 181 projects submitted from 22 countries, largely Latin American: Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela.
In addition, and as part of the Fe...
Nine Projects Selected for Creative Producing Labs, Ongoing Support and Granting;
40 Independent Filmmakers and 50 Industry Leaders Converge for Creative Producing Summit
Park City, UT — Sundance Institute today announced the participants for its annual Creative Producing Labs and Creative Producing Summit, both held the week of July 28 at the Sundance Resort in Sundance, Utah. These activities are part of the Institute’s ...
MONTREAL COMPETITIONS WITH GERMAN ENTRIES
38th Montreal World Film Festival (21 August – 1 September 2014)
German films are prominently and abundantly represented in Montreal's 2014 program: after four German films shown last year, this year sees no less than six films with German involvement screening in the World Competition and First Films Competition. In total, 34 German films and co-productions have been programmed in the Montreal World Film Festival.
All of t...
My grandfather Pal Schanzer WW1 was a high decorated Major for the Austrian Hungarian Monarchy.
Lights across Britain and Europe were switched off for an hour on Monday in a tribute to the dead of the First World War, inspired by the prophetic observation of then-Foreign Minister Lord Grey on the eve of war 100 years ago.
"The lamps are going out all over Europe," Grey said in 1914. "We shall not see them lit again in our lifetime."
British landmarks like Trafalg...
Sundance Institute and The Metroplex To Present Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects
New American Independent Films Debut in Hong Kong September 19-28, 2014
Sundance Institute and The Metroplex will present Sundance Film Festival – Hong Kong Selects, a screening series of new American independent films accompanied by a delegation of filmmakers and Festival organizers from September 19 to 28, 2014, at the newly opened cineplex in Kowloon Bay in Hong Kong. Drawing o...
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The selection of films making up the New Directors section was presented today. The Director of the San Sebastian Festival, José Luis Rebordinos, revealed the titles of the films to compete for the Kutxa New Directors Award, decided by a specific international jury. The Award comes with €50,000.
At the coming Festival, the New Directors section will propose thirteen first or second works by a new generation of filmmakers. With this ...
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Virtual production allows filmmakers to interact in real time with their virtual film world, blurring not only the boundaries between real and virtual world, but also within the production pipeline between pre-production, production and post-production. How has this influenced the production workflows and how can it be put to use to the best creative effect and production value? Those were only two of the questions addressed by the EFA Master Class 2014 HIG...
The submission deadline for Ottawa's Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) approaches quickly! CDFF wants to remind filmmakers that the deadline to submit for the inaugural edition of the festival is August 15th. 2014 promises to be a strong year for Ottawa's first festival of speculative cinema. The CDFF team is very excited by the range of local, national, and international films that have been submitted thus far, so it encourages prospective filmmakers to sub...