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Mark Fishkin at the FLIFF annual Beach Party in Cannes
INSIDE OUT cast and filmmakers took part in a joyful, emotional day at the Cannes Film Festival, with stops at the global press conference, photocall and the film's World Premiere. #InsideOut #Cannes2015
So many similar stories lately, Trayvon Martin, in Sanford, Florida, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina, Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland, and the case that it is discussed in “3 and 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets,” Jordan Davis in Jacksonville, Florida.
“3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets” goes into the courtroom of the trial for seventeen year old African American Jordan Davis was shot by Caucasian Michael Dunn, when ...
Production is set to begin this summer on The Young Pope, an eight-episode drama series from Academy Award-winning director, Paolo Sorrentino, starring two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law (The Talented Mr. Ripley, Sherlock Holmes, Cold Mountain) in the title role.
The series is a joint production of Sky, HBO and Canal +. All eight episod...
RightsTrade, the leading online global marketplace for film and television rights, has closed deals with leading film sales companies Lakeshore Entertainment, The Solution Entertainment Group, QED International, GFM and Arclight to utilize its sales and screening platform. Other recent signings also include Altitude Films, Inception Media, Mongrel Media, and Electric Entertainment.
“The addition of these leading sales agents immediately adds over 200 high quality title...
Belgium-based, multi-faceted post-production outfit, GALAXY STUDIOS, announced today that it has finalised a three-picture production agreement with film producer Mark R. Harris (CRASH, GODS AND MONSTERS, CONVERSATIONS WITH OTHER WOMEN). The deal also incorporates Auro Technologies, ensuring the revolutionary immersive sound format AURO-3D® is employed across all of the upcoming three pictures.
Mark R. Harris’ was the original producer and developer of Academy® Award...
Academy Award® nominee Ellen Page (“Juno,” “Inception”) and Emmy® winner Allison Janney (Spy, CBS’ “Mom”) have signed on to star in the dramatic comedy “Tallulah.” Sian Heder (Netflix’ “Orange is the New Black”) wrote the screenplay and will direct the film. Route One Entertainment is financing the film, and Heather Rae (“Frozen River”) is producing along with Route One&rsqu...
The European Audiovisual Observatory's 2015 Cannes Marché du Film workshop looked at the status quo of film funding in Europe before speculating on future models.
The Shore Break, an award-winning film that unpacks the dilemma faced by a rural community on South Africa’s Wild Coast as to whether to support or resist a proposed titanium mining project that could fundamentally change their lives forever, will have its South African co-premiere at the Encounters International Documentary Film Festival in June and at the Durban International Film Festival in July.
Directed by Ryley Grunenwald, The Shore Break was a selected proje...
The mission of the Universal Film Festival is to create and provide a credible and accessible venue for aspiring and talented filmmakers. The Universal Film Festival offers a medium in which Independent Filmmakers may showcase their works nationally and internationally.
The Icelandic film Rams, by Grímur Hákonarson, has won the Prix Un Certain Regard, the top prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival. This is the first time that an Icelandic feature film has won a prize at Cannes, so this is understandably a great honor for all involved in the making of the film and for the Icelandic film community in general.
Rams is set in a remote Icelandic farming valley, where two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to...
Maggie, Review: My daughter, the zombie!
First-time writer John Scott 3 and first-time director Henry Hobson’s humane zombie tale Maggie treats the genre differently and has many poignant moments. It is slow, hazy and morbid, though there are several interesting twists to this pandemic tale.
Most of the world has been plagued by the Necroambulist virus that turns people into zombies/cannibals. Farmers have burnt down their fields and crops to prevent further contamination. Wade Vogel (...
PARIS KASIDOKOSTAS-LATSIS SETS UP HERCULES FILM FUND & LONGTIME PARTNER TERRY DOUGAS SETS SAIL WITH
New banners to finance and produce Doug Liman’s MENA starring Tom Cruise
Greek ship-owner Paris Kasidokostas-Latsis has set up the Luxembourg based Hercules Film Fund, to bring European investors to Hollywood to finance 3 – 5 wide release films per year. In parallel, Terry Dougas has formed a new production banner called Rhea Films (the mother of ...
Edge Entertainment wraps up Cannes with the acquisition of Disorder, screened in Un Certain Regard during the festival.
Disorder (Maryland, International sales: Indie Sales) from director Alice Winocour, is centered on Vincent a French ex-soldier struggling with PTSD who is hired to protect the wife and child of a wealthy Lebanese businessman while he is out of town. Despite the apparent tranquility, Vincent perceives an external threat. Starring Matthias Schoenaerts (Rust and Bone...
By now the Tribeca festival is firmly established as a recognized international film fest with extensive programming platforms meshing with virtually all interests of film goers and beyond. Held from April 15-26 the festival offered a diversified innovative program. Though the Tribeca fest has no firm profile its eclectic approach beyond the standard fare of other fests is unique. It has retained and expanded its community base but the festival is also constantly embracing innovative the...
CAMBOFEST, Cambodia Movie and Media festival - established in 2007/2550 - and the first internationally recognized movie event taking place in Cambodia since the end of the Khmer Rouge regime, is now accepting movie submissions for the 2016 (5th) edition.
Special categories for this edition include:
SUPERNATURAL and FANTASTIC SHOWCASE - Movies with a Supernatural or Fantastic Theme (all lengths considered)
ONE MINUTE MOVIE
BIOSPHERE (Eco-themed showcase)
MICRO-MOVIE (Movies under :30 second...
May is Huntington’s Disease Awareness month.
What is Huntington’s Disease?
Huntington’s Disease is a hereditary degenerative brain disorder that results in the progressive loss of mental faculties and physical control. Around 30,000 Americans have been diagnosed, and 200,000 have a 50/50 chance of developing it, though less than 10% of those at risk choose to take the available te...
Chased by commandos, Agent Nick Morgan is on the run in the multiverse! To escape, he jumps between parallel Earths including a polluted industrial hellscape, a planet where dinosaurs evolved into humanoids, and a deadly fungi world.
Techno-fantasy from FutureDude Entertainment
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http://www.filmfestivals.com/blog/cannes_market_dailies/hend_sabry_launches_her_new_production_companyMAD Solutions has announced that Factory Girl will be released in French cinemas by the French distribution company, Ocean Films Distribution. According to the deal struck between both companies, Egyptian director Mohamed Khan's film will be released in France during the last quarter of 2015, following its successful release in 19 Swedish cities last month.
The deal was made during ...
Vincent, a lovable young animated character dreams of being a great artist, against the wishes of his father. Determined, he sets out on a journey to follow his destiny, and in doing so discovers life’s biggest lessons as he travels to New York and joins the circus… all of it revealed through the brilliant artwork of Vincent Van Gogh.
Visit the site at: http://vincenttheartist.com/
See the 4-minute animated promo at: https://www.youtube.com/watc...
The Tassie eco Film Fest is OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS through August 1.
Short or long, documentary or narrative.. as long as you've got a film that has a thread of the environement and issues surrounding it running through it... as long as it's creative, entertaining... basically a good movie.
Send it through.
2 Contests with cash prizes.
Go to www.tassieff.com
or www.filmfreeway.com or www.filmfestivallife.com to enter.
Can't wait to see your film!