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Animation that Matters and Inspires panel at the UAE Pavilion with Awards Ceremony

5 pm - 5.45pm the UAE Pavilion Village International Riviera side N°136 Panel: Animation that Matters and Inspires Marie-Claude Beauchamp: President AQA, CEO Producer - CarpeDiem Film & TV, Ayman Jamal Director Producer from Barajoun Entertainment - Dubai Laurie Gordon Festival Director Montreal International Animation Film Festival  Yonathan Parienti CEO Horyou   5.45 pm - 6.00 pm Afternoon Launch Pl...

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            Do not heistate to contact me with questions, I will be happy to brainstorm with you. We are the leading network for film and festivals, established in 1995, with 380 000 unique visitors every month, a subscribers base of 161 000 registered users. Furthermore my experience in marketing film (200 film launched wordwide) can be of some assistance. Check the online store for Pro Services for the Film Festival Community. Promote your Fe...

Brexit and Visionary Women to Headline TIFF Industry Conference

                            The first slate of films and Industry Programming for TIFF 2016 is announced! The seven-day conference launches with candid discussions on what impact Brexit will have on the industry, and will explore opportunities for the inclu...

Fourteen moviemakers will compete for the Kutxabank-New Directors Award

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            Share on Facebook      Share on Twitter      Images in high resolution      Today saw presentation of the selection of films making up New Directors, the section embodying one of a film festival's core missions: to discover new filmmakers, or in other words, new ways of thinking, understanding and making cinema. The Director of the San Seb...

The new film by Douglas Gordon with Jonas Mekas will open the section Cineasti del presente 2016

    The Concorso Cineasti del presente will open with a film that is unique in its protagonists and for the concept that is the basis for the project. I Had Nowhere To Go by the filmmaker and video artist Douglas Gordon is based on Jonas Mekas's diary. “I Had Nowhere To Go is his story of exile; brought on by the horrors of the twentieth century, propelled by the need to create rather than destroy, to move on, to make sense... or not, where bewilderment is more h...

Locarno’s First Look initiative (6 – 8 August) turns the spotlight on Polish Cinema

  6 Polish films in post-production in Locarno       OSTATNIA RODZINA (The Last Family) by Jan P. Matuszyński     For its sixth edition, the Festival del film Locarno’s First Look initiative (6 – 8 August) turns the spotlight on Polish Cinema. Thanks to a partnership with the Polish Film Institute and Fundacja Polskie Centrum Audiowizualne, this year's First Look will present 6 films in post-production chosen by the Festiv...

Khyentse Norbu's "Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait", a world premiere at the Open Doors Screenings in Locarno

          One region, four countries, twenty-one films, and a world premiere. This is the Open Doors Screenings 2016, a platform for talent of contemporary cinema in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Nepal.   For Open Doors to extend its purview to exciting developments in young national cinemas, such as those of southern Asia, is nothing new. But a world premiere at the Open Doors Screenings certainly is. This is the case with Hema Hema: Sing ...

The restored films of Venezia Classici will be an enticing sidebar at Venice 2016

The restored films of Venezia Classici will be an enticing sidebar at Venice 2016 alone worth a trip to the LIdo this year. Alex Deleone <filmfestivals.com>   director Roberto Andò to chair the Jury composed of cinema students restored films and documentaries in world premiere screenings Italian director Roberto Andò (The Confessions, Long Live Freedom, The Prince’s Manuscript) will chair the Jury of Cinema History Students whi...

The 60th BFI London Film Festival selects QUEEN OF KATWE in headline gala section

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THE 60TH BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL TO PRESENT THE EUROPEAN PREMIERE OF QUEEN OF KATWE   Madina Nalwanga and Lupita Nyong’o as Phiona and Harriet Mutesi in ‘Queen of Katwe’, Walt Disney Studios The 60th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is delighted to announce that QUEEN OF KATWE will receive its European Premiere on Sunday 9 October at the Odeon Leicester Square, screening in the Festival’s prestigious headline gala section. Th...

Pablo Trapero's The Clan to open 5th Argentine Film Festival, London this 18th August

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The Argentine Film Festival, London is proud to announce that the festival will open its fifth edition this August with Pablo Trapero’s THE CLAN (El clan), the true-crime story of the seemingly respectable Puccio family in Argentina who in the early 1980s ran a lucrative family business kidnapping their wealthy neighbours for ransom.   The film will receive its London premiere on Thursday 18th August at Curzon Soho and will be attended by director Pablo Trapero. THE CLAN is ...

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Director Byrd McDonald & VINTAGE TOMORROWS, An Epic Steampunk Doc

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent That director Byrd McDonald (Haunters) is from Butcher Hollow, Kentucky, birthplace of Loretta Lynn speaks volumes about his path toward the making of VINTAGE TOMORROWS, a documentary about the movement known as Steampunk coming at you on July 19 from Samuel Goldwyn Films. Viewing this film is essential as part of any aficionado’s playlist. In the unpacking of facts as to why the Steampunk community welcomed B...

Help Rob Stewart's new film save 80 million sharks

    150 MILLION SHARKS ARE KILLED EVERY YEAR. WHERE THEY’RE GOING WILL SHOCK YOU! WE NEED YOUR HELP TO SAVE THEM FROM A NEW THREAT. Dear friend, When Sharkwater was released, it brought the plight of sharks to more than 124 million people, spawning conservation groups, changing government policy and seeding a movement that has banned shark finning throughout most of the world. Your support got us there. Despite th...

Oliver Stone’s "Snowden", to be presented in the San Sebastian Festival’s Official Selection, out of competition

  "Snowden", Oliver Stone’s new movie, to be presented in the San Sebastian Festival’s Official Selection, out of competition   Share on Facebook   Share on Twitter Images in high re...

Bertrand Tavernier’s latest film will open the first competitive Zabaltegi-Tabakalera

San Sebastian Festival’s ''open zone'' will also present the works of Terence Davies, Lav Diaz and Jim Jarmusch, among others Share on Facebook   Share on Twitter Images in high resolution Zabaltegi-Tabakalera, the San Sebastian Festival section open to the most varied and surprising movies of the year, where there are no formal rul...

Ikusmira Berriak presents the projects selected

The four projects that will make up part of the 2016 programme are Loba (She-wolf) by Kiro Russo (Bolivia), Calipatria by Gerhard Treml and Leo Calice (Austria), Fantasía (Fantasy) by Aitor Merino and Amaia (Spain) and Suro by Mikel Gurrea (Spain). For the second year running, IKUSMIRA BERRIAK has received a Post-production Award: the REC award. IKUSMIRA BERRIAK, a support program for audiovisual projects that are committed to innovation and experimentation, has selected four projects...

Future Frames 2016 impresses audiences and filmmakers alike at Karlovy Vary

Future Frames participants with Gail Gendler (Sundance Channel), Tamara Tatishvili (Georgian National Film Center) and Felix Van Groeningen (Future Frames Mentor) The second edition of FUTURE FRAMES at the 51 Karlovy Vary International Festival 2016 has successfully wrapped. All soldout screenings of the FUTURE FRAMES films were followed by very lively Q&A's with the fantastic KVIFF audience. Highlights of the busy programme for the young filmmakers were a masterclass by Oscar nominat...

BBC Films on board for the BUFF Awards 2016

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  British Urban Film Festival (BUFF), the leading BAME film festival in the UK, today announce BBC Films is set to sponsor its showpiece film awards in September.    The deal marks the first time that the two organisations have worked together. Previously, the festival has had on-air partnerships with Channel 4, London Live (ESTV), Community Channel (Media Trust) and Showcase TV on Sky. The second annual British Urban Film Festival awards will take place at Hilton Tower Bridge ...

Chichester International Film Festival

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We are very happy to announce that Women for Justice has been officially selected for Chichester International Film Festival. ...

MoMA presents Ira Sachs Retrospective "Thank You For Being Honest" (July 22 - August 3)

A Comprehensive, Mid-Career Retrospective of the Independent Filmmaker Considered the Quintessential Auteur of Today’s New York    Thank You for Being Honest: The Films of Ira Sachs July 22 - August 3, 2016 The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters   The Museum of Modern Art presents a complete, mid-career retrospective of the films of Ira Sachs, a filmmaker who, in the course of seven features and five short films, has established himself as one of the singular voices in Ameri...

New Israelian Pavilion in the Village, Minister of Culture at Inauguration

Thierry Fremaux and Miri Regev Israelian Minister of Culture inaugurated the Israelian Pavilion in the Village International of the Marché du Film. May 16   ...

The Unseen to premiere at Fantasia.

THE UNSEEN, A film from Geoff Redknap will have its World Premiere at Fantasia International Film Festival, Starring Aden Young, Camille Sullivan, Julia Sarah Stone, Ben Cotton. Director Geoff Redknap, Producer Katie Weekley, and Actor Camille Sullivan will be in attendance for the premiere in Montreal. Geoff Redknap’s debut feature, The Unseen, will have its world premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival, in Montreal July 17 at 9:45pm at J.A...

Final List of Short Programming Animaze Montreal 2016

Morning Mourning by Katia Truong Klementhro by Sue Dunham aka Ben Mitchell   Parade de Satie by Koji Yamamura - member of the Academy   Here is a final list of our short film programming to be screening at Animaze 2016. We are proud to present debut to pedigree animation talent at various phases of their careers.From Academy award nominated animator Koji Yamamura of Japan to debut animators such as Malcolm Rizzuto (USA) director Fat Pants, Animaze is gearing up for...

HollyShorts Is Unveiling It's Official 2016 Poster

  HollyShorts Is Unveiling It's Official 2016 Poster Festival runs August 11-20, 2016 at the TCL Chinese Theater, Ignited Spaces and other locations throughout Hollywood.   HollyShorts which has been called the Cannes for Short Films by Indiewire and ranks consistently as one of MovieMaker's Top 50 Festivals worth the entry fee is the biggest and most significant celebration of short films and short form content in Los Angeles with 400 projects bein...
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