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SERVICES FOR CANNES: We offer coverage and Video crew services during the Cannes Film Festival

Do not hesitate to ask for a quote if you need a video crew, Editorial Booster for your film screening, event, or trade Advertising... Promotion in our dailies and newsletter reaching 172 000 film professionals. Details of our crew.   The team in Cannes   Cannes Festival News and Dailies I Cannes Market Dailies Les Dailies du Festival I Les News du Marché DOWNLOAD THE 2013 COVERAGE I THE MARKET COVERAGE I PROMOTE YO...

Happy 90th to Viennale President - Producer Eric Pleskow

    VIENNALE PRESIDENT ERIC PLESKOW    The legendary Hollywood producer Eric Pleskow is celebrating his 90th birthday on Thursday, April 24. Born to Jewish parents in Vienna in 1924, he fled from the Nazi terror in 1939 and moved to the United States where he made a great career in the film business. He received 12 Oscars and numerous awards,...

The 2014 Gelso d’Oro/Golden Mulberry Award goes to Michael Werner

Far East Film 16 honors a great American distributor, the chairman of Fortissimo Films: the first outpost for Asian cinema in the West.     UDINE – After giving South Korean master Kim Dong-ho the award last year, the Far East Film Festival will honor with the 2014 Gelso d’Oro/Golden Mulberry Award another great man of cinema: American producer and distributor, the president of Fortissimo Films, Michael Werner. The very first and daring Western outpost for...

Interview with producer Gabe Cowan

New Artists Alliance's partners Gabe Cowan and John Suits are two of the most prolific producers of indie filmmaking today. While most industry players will attest to how hard it is to even finish one film in today's uber competitive climate, this indie powerhouse team is cranking out 5-6 new films a year and going on strong. When asked how they do it, Gabe just replies with a solar smile: “We don't sleep”. Most recent on the NAA slate are two debut films at the 2...

Remembering Gabriel Jose Garcia Marquez

   Quotes It always amuses me that the biggest praise for my work comes for the imagination, while the truth is that there's not a single line in all my work that does not have a basis in reality. The problem is that Caribbean reality resembles the wildest imagination."                   From The Paris Review Interviews, Gabriel García Márquez, The Art of Fiction No. 69 A...

Nicole GARCIA, Jury President for Caméra d’or Award in Cannes

Actress, director and screenwriter Nicole GARCIA is to preside over the Jury for this year’s Caméra d’or award for the best debut film at Cannes. In this opportunity to champion an up-and-coming director she joins the ranks of previous Jury Presidents Bong Joon-Ho, Gael García Bernal, Carlos Diegues and Agnès Varda, who have all in the past contributed their experience and passion for cinema to the deliberations.   “Presiding over the Caméra...

Our meeting point ... www.aim.net.co

  That's the address we are meeting you ... you will know who we are... what's our mission... & what's our current activity... join hands with us by submitting your short to AIM MISFC 2014.... meet our Jury as well..... Spread a word in your friend circle & film circles. share on the social sites & apps... you can even make a fresh film & send or send the one you already have...  they can even make a fresh film & send or send the one the...

New Board of FIPRESCI

FIPRESCI - the International Federation of Film Critics - held its annual meeting at the Bari International Film Festival (BIFEST, April 5-12, 2014). During the meeting, its new board was elected.   President: Alin Tasciyan (Turkey) Vice-Presidents: Dana Linssen (The Netherlands), György Kárpáti (Hungary)   The former president Jean Roy has been appointed Honorary President.   Alin Tasciyan began working for the "Milliyet Art Review" and "...

Pascal Vicedomini honoured by Ischia

Pascal Vicedomini, founder of the Ischia Global Film and Music Festival (running ion its 12th edition this year 12 - 20, july 201) was awareded the key to the city and Honour Citizenship of the City of Ischia.    ...

Jury of AIM MISFC 2014

Our Honorable Jury panel RAJDUTT, A veteran director, 9 times State honored & twice national award winner as BEST DIRECTOR,  NIKHIL WAGLE, a very emphatic opinion maker of the CNN-IBN-LOKMAT NEWS channel  & ROHINI HATTANGADI, an actress in her own right, who shared screen space with SIR BEN KINGLEY in the multiple OSCAR AWARD WINNING epic saga of SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH on MAHATMA GANDHI &he...

Ted Sarandos, Netflix's Chief Content Officer, has joined the Advisory Board of Los Angeles Greek Film Festival.

  Ted Sarandos, Netflix's Chief Content Officer With more than 20 years' experience in home entertainment, Sarandos is recognized in the industry as an innovator in film acquisition and distribution. He has led content acquisition for the company since 2000. Before Netflix, Ted was an executive at video distributor ETD and Video City/West Coast Video. He is a film producer of several prolific documentaries and serves on the Film ...

FMX2014: Virtual Production with Chris DeFaria, Tim Webber, Jon Landau, Gravity and the next Avatar

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FMX is very proud that Chris DeFaria, President, Animation, Digital Production and Visual Effects, Warner Bros. Pictures, joins the set of presentations on Academy Award-winning Gravity, as does Tim Webber, who received the Oscar for Best Visual Effects. The renowned Producer Jon Landau also brings his expertise to Stuttgart: he reveals exclusive insights into the next Avatar movie. Other remarkable additions include VFX veteran John Knoll, action stunners Captain America: The Winter Soldier and...

Harvey Weinstein and Lexus present Life Is Amazing Short Film Series with Tim Burton in da House - Cannes 12 months a year!

A glimpse to much more to come at Cannes 2014 there is so much happening in a film festival. As I simply adore filming and easily amass so much footage it is hard to believe I can easily discover undiscovered gems deep in the recesses of my hard drive. Here is one such newly discovered piece filmed at Cannes Film Festival 2013  with Harvey Weinstein, Tim Burton and many more budding film stars - up close and personal talking about their venture into short film making. A film series LIFE I...

Celebrities rock the IFFLA red carpet

The IFFLA Opening Night Gala kicked off with a dazzling red carpet, graced by celebrities such as Jason Alexander, David Arquette and Patricia Arquette, with Courteney Cox attending the screening as well. Check out our Opening Night footage on YouTube, and pictures from Tuesday's red carpet on our Facebook page! Couldn't get enough of the fun? Tickets are still available for our Closing Night Gala. Enjoy the red-carpet Los Angeles pr...

TIFF's Original David Cronenberg Exhibition Touring to Amsterdam's EYE Museum This Summer

Piers Handling, Director and CEO of TIFF, today announced that the organization’s first original major touring exhibition, David Cronenberg: Evolution, celebrating one of the world’s greatest filmmakers, will open at EYE, Amsterdam’s new film museum. The exhibition was a core component of TIFF’s recent multi-platform celebration of the work of Cronenberg, which included a major film retrospective, art exhibition, interactive digital experience, virtual museum and s...

Happy 77th Birthday Jack Nicholson, It's Been A Wild RIde

The photo here is said to be Anjelica Huston's favorite shot of their glory days together as featured from her collection. by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent   When the legend turns 77 on April 22, Jack Nicholson will mark it in his new-found low-key way. But Nicholson's path from New York to Hollywood has been a wild ride. In fact, The Wild Ride (1960), the "B" exploitation racing movie with Georgianna Carter, still holds up. With the dark-haired lothari...

Lisa Cholodenko will be LA Film Fest's Guest Director

As we eagerly await word from our programming team on the full line-up of films we’ll be screening at the Los Angeles Film Festival—May 6 is the big announcement day—we’ve got plenty of other Festival news to get excited about. Lisa Cholodenko (The Kids Are All Right)has been named Guest Director of the 2014 Festival. That means the acclaimed filmmaker will join our special pre-Fest gathering in Palm Springs for the Festival’s feature filmmakers and other honored ...

Pablo TRAPERO, to preside the Jury for Un Certain Regard 2014

© FDC / RR Argentinean scriptwriter, producer and director, will preside over the Jury for Un Certain Regard, Official Selection of the Festival de Cannes, which will be composed of some 20 films to be announced, along with the films in Competition, at the upcoming press conference on April 17. He stated: “I am very proud to serve as President of the Jury for Un Certain Regard. Proud to take part in another way in the adventure in Cannes. Un Certain Regard, where I have presented ...

DocumentaMadrid 2014 dedicates its retrospective to the Swiss filmmaker with Spanish background, FERNAND MELGAR

DocumentaMadrid 2014 dedicates its retrospective to the Swiss filmmaker with Spanish background, FERNAND MELGAR, a reference in film about immigration and identity. The director will come to the festival and will offer a masterclass The XI edition of DocumentaMadrid, which will take place in Cineteca from the 30th of April till the 11th of May, dedicates its Retrospective to the committed Swiss filmmaker Fernand Melgar, who will v...

Mickey Rooney: "And that's the way I've always lived"

       Mickey Rooney: "And that's the way I have always lived” Joe Yule Jr., better known as Mickey Rooney, star of all-time hits like wartime satire, The Human Comedy (1943) and National Velvet (1944, with Elizabeth Taylor, about a horse), would have turned 94 on 23 September 2014. But he bid us his last good-bye on 06 April 2014. In 2003, Rooney began their association with Rainbow Puppet Productions, providing his voices to the 100th Anniversary pro...

Randi Zuckerberg Opening Keynote Speaker at Click Z Live New York 2014

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By Maria Esteves – April 6, 2014 The Click Z Live New York Conference & Expo 2014 (CZLNY2014), formerly SES New York Opening Keynote Ten New Media Trends Shaping the Lives of Modern Consumers with Editor-in-Chief Randi Zuckerberg, Dot Complicated, Founder/CEO, Zuckerberg Media, commenced Tuesday, April 1, 9:00 AM, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Keynote speaker Zuckerberg talked about her personal experience at Facebook and discussed the top media trends to be applied in business. The...

FIFA 2014 Montreal - Alan Yentob - BBC Head Creative - Bowie to Orson Welles VIDEO

Festival International Du Film Sur L'Art: Here is the video of a compelling and exciting talk given by BBC icon Alan Yentob at FIFA     It's not often one comes face to fact with a master of a film genre and head of "Creative" of the iconic BBC. For two hours the FIFA audience was mesmerized by Yentob's tales of 20th century  icons from Mel Brooks to David Bowie Laurie Anderson to Orson Welles. Today Yentob holds one of the strongest positions...

ANDREA ARNOLD, President of the Jury of the Nespresso Grand Prize of the 53rd Semaine de la Critique

The Nespresso Grand Prize of this 53rd edition of the Semaine de la Critique will be presided over by British filmmaker Andrea Arnold. The Jury, made up of four international journalists, will award one of the seven feature films in competition. The winning entry will follow Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza's Salvo, winner of 2013's Nespresso Grand Prize.   “I was so excited when Milk screened in La Semaine de la Critique that I kept crashing...

Victoria Film Festival is delighted to bring Terry O’Reilly to The Vic Theatre April 26th and 27th

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Hollywood rarely gets it right… According to award-winning broadcaster and advertising virtuoso, Terry O’Reilly, most films with an advertising theme are clearly written by people who have never spent a day in the advertising industry. The truth of the advertising business is it’s in the business of staying invisible and Hollywood has long taken great license with those depictions, bending them at will to generate expedient humour or convenient drama.  In keeping with t...

Scientists at Imagine: Kevin Grazier, science advisor for Gravity and David Kirby, author of Lab Coats in Hollywood

Scientists at Imagine: Kevin Grazier, science advisor for Gravity and David Kirby, author of Lab Coats in Hollywood: Science, Scientists and Cinema   As part of our Fantastic Science programme, Imagine welcomes two prominent scientists, both with close links to fantastic cinema. On Thursday the 10th of April, American scientist Dr. David Kirby presents an overview of the relationship between scientists and the American film industry, entitled Lab Coats In Hollywood. In his ...
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