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Press media cameramen and gaphers hard at work ---behind the scenes at Berlinale 2014 opening night
Acclaimed filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris and his production company, Chimpanzee Productions, today announced the involvement of Oscar® nominated filmmaker John Singleton as Executive Producer for the documentary feature film THROUGH A LENS DARKLY: BLACK PHOTOGRAPHERS AND THE EMERGENCE OF A PEOPLE.
The film, just coming off a successful world premiere at Sundance 2014 where sold out audiences were moved to ovations, is co- produced and inspired by Dr. Deborah Willis. It is the first doc...
by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent
When you see Leonardo "Leo" DiCaprio and Martin "Marty" Scorsese on the Wolf of Wall Street global domination press tour, doing things like a tour of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in bespoke three-piece suits without a trace of irony, you forget how creatively potent this pair really is. How it has shaped characters, Amsterdam (Gangs of New York 2002), Howard Hughes (The Aviator 2004), Billy Costigan (The Departed 20...
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Manifest Film Sales (a division of Intandem Media Group) today announced that three films, in various stages of production will be introduced to international buyers at the EFM.
TOP DOG, directed by British actor, musician and filmmaker Martin Kemp (The Krays) starring Leo Gregory (Green Street Hooligans) and Ricci Harnett (28 Days Later) has wrapped and is currently in post-production. Universal Pictures UK has the UK rights and will release in June. Top Dog is based on the sequel to...
Film sales company Studio 100 Film announced today that it has completed pre-sales for the company’s new feature length films Maya The Bee – Movie, Vic The Viking – Movie, Heidi - Movie and Blinky Bill – Movie.
Studio 100 Film part of leading global family entertainment group Studio 100 and a subsidiary of international children’s production and distribution company Studio 100 Media GmbH has sold the rights to Maya The Bee – Movie, Vic...
By Alex Deleon <filmfestivals.com>
Bill Murray on stage at the opening gala presentation of the Grand Budapest Hotel at Berlin.
Greetings from Berlin ~. Friday February 7, 2014
The opening ceremonies last night were great fun, a fab piece of entertainment on its own, with perfectly bilingual German personality, Comedienne, presenter Anke Engelke doing the introductory honors on the gala stage of the cavernous Berlin Palace Theater. Very funny and charming lady -...
With 14 films, including nine full-length fictional features, and five medium-long fictional and documentary films (20 to 60 minutes), the selection for the Perspektive Deutsches Kino 2014 has been completed. (See also the first press release from Dec. 18, 2013.) The programme will open with the fictional feature Hüter meines Bruders made, with the support of Six Pack, a project to promote talented new filmmakers, by director Maximilian Leo. After completing ...
INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART FESTIVAL
OPEN CALL FOR VIDEO ART
1 - 7 AUGUST 2014, VARNA, BULGARIA
VIDEOHOLICA International Video Art Festival in Varna, Bulgaria starts the new open call for video art submissions for its 7th edition.
The 7th VIDEOHOLICA will take place between 1st and 7th August 2014 in Varna, Bulgaria.
This year's edition of VIDEOHOLICA will be accompanied by an international panel discussion on the issues and opportuni...
High Flight, a short animation (7 minutes) written and directed by three time Academy Award nominee Gerald Potterton, based on the poem by John Magee an American pilot who joined the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II.
A black comedy about eating disorders.
Man cannot live in the midst of plenty...
Malthusianism is a short tragic-comedy about the eternal problem of much familys: children with eating disorders.
Viewed with a bit of black humor and from the pragmatic perspective of the Victorian era and the Malthusianism...
Malthusianism is primarily ideas derived from the political/economic thought of the Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus, as laid out initially in his 1798 writings, An Essay on the Principle of Population, which describes how...
The producers behind Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and The Iceman join forces on the genre bending FEAR PARIS, a bold new film of inter-connected stories exploring the dark underbelly of the city of lights.
Helmed by directors Joe Dante (Gremlins, The Hole), Xavier Gens (Hitman), and Timo Vuorensola (Iron Sky), the genre bending stories will present a Paris unlike anything seen before, in a combination of fantasy, horror and science fiction. Casting is under way as the...
EFM NEW FILMS
THE NIGHT CREW
GENRE: Action Thriller
DIRECTOR: Christian Sesma (Shoot The Hero)
PRODUCER: Ryan Noto, Elias Axume
CAST: Luke Goss (Death Race 2, Blade II, Hellboy II), Danny Trejo (Machete Kills) Bokeem Woodbine (Total Recall, Ray, The Rock)
LOGLINE: THE NI...
MEET THE DUTCH IN BERLIN
The Netherlands claims a strong presence at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival. All below Dutch films, except the graduation film Even Cowboys Get To Cry, are supported by the Netherlands Film Fund.
SONY PICTURES CLASSICS TO DISTRIBUTE BERLIN COMPETITION TITLE ALOFT
Dreamcatchers announced today that Sony Pictures Classics have acquired all US and Latin American rights to Berlin competition title, ALOFT, written and directed by Claudia Llosa. Producers on the film include Jose María Morales on behalf of WANDA, Ibon Cormenzana on behalf of ARCADIA, Phyllis Laing on behalf of BUFFALO GAL and Jerome Vidal on behalf of NOODLES. This is Llosa's first English La...
The Dutch-Belgian co-production Above Us All by director Eugenie Jansen (Achterland, Calimucho) has its world première on Wednesday, 12 February at the 64th film festival in Berlin. Jansen has chosen a very special form for Above Us All: this 3D film is made up entirely of circular movements, with the camera revolving through 360-degree pans. Each circle is a scene containing no cuts, allowing the viewer to experience a unity of time and space.
Above Us Al...
by alex deleon for <filmfestivals.com>
Berlin or bust ... The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Berlin Film Festival was established during the height of the Cold War in 1951 and this year is the 64th edition of this major event on the international film festival calendar. Some 300,000 tickets are sold each year. Last year 16,000 film professionals from 120 different countries gathered here for this annual interchange of motion pictures, industry networking, and cross-fertilization of ...
Principal photography wrapped on THE DEVIL’S HARVEST, the sweeping epic romance from producer / writer / director George Mendeluk in Kiev on January 30th.
Shot on location in Ukraine and London, THE DEVIL’S HARVEST is an action-packed, dramatic tale of love and the importance of family, set against the backdrop of political upheaval in 1930s Ukraine. Yuri (Max Irons) is an artistic soul born into a family of Cossack warriors, who struggles to win the approval of his grandfat...
“The Red Robin,” starring Academy Award-nominated Judd Hirsch, Ryan O’Nan (The Iceman) and CS Lee ("Dexter") Embarks On Euro Festival Tour; Cinemavault Debuts Feature at EFM in Berlin
New York, February 5, 2014 -- “The Red Robin,” the award-winning film by independent filmmaker Michael Z. Wechsler, will make its European premiere in February at the Glasgow Film Festival (February 20-March 2, 2014) and the Fantasporto Festival in Portuga...
About the Film
A farmer gets some bad news: the tests were positive and all of this year’s stock must be disposed of. Their transport is accompanied by confusion which allows the escape of a small group led by Bella. They try to survive in nature, unprotected from human cruelty and arrogance. One by one the cows succumb to the pursuit of the hunters and the harsh winter conditions. With spring comes yet another attack from the hunters on the herd and onl...
Oscar Winners Barry Levinson, Al Pacino and Diane Wiest Team Up To Film Philip Roth’s Classic Novel
Millennium Films has just acquired worldwide rights to “The Humbling,” a new film directed by Academy Award winner Barry Levinson
starring Oscar winners Al Pacino and Diane Wiest based on the classic novel by Philip Roth. Greta Gerwig co‐stars opposite Pacino. The cast also includes Charles Grodin, Kyra
Sedgewick, Dan Hedaya, Nina Arianda, and Billy Porter.