Paolo Sorrentino's 'Youth' presents paradoxes of aging at Cannes
by Moira Sullivan
Paul Dano, Jane Fonda, Harvey Keitel , Rachel Weisz, Paolo Sorrentino, Michael Caine and Madalina Ghenea at Cannes photoshoot
Courtesy of Festival de Cannes used with permission
The premise of Paolo Sorrentino’s film “Youth” which debuted at the Cannes Film Festivalon May 20 is paradoxical. In the end it feels that...
The Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) is a 12-day showcase of up to 200 multi-genre films from Canada and over 40 other countries.
The festival hosts gala events, screenings, award ceremonies and special presentations. We host a large number of participating filmmakers from our backyard and round the world and connect them with the audience through post-screening question and answer periods, mingling at our events, and through panels and film talks open to the genera...
Terror Film Festival is a blood-chilling, alien-probing, super-thrilling online international film festival designed for filmmakers and screenwriters that runs every October! And our Call For Entries is now open!
We are the only film festival in the world that offers the opportunity for filmmakers and screenwriters to get major exposure by bringing the audience right to their film. Also, being online removes the shackles of venue limitations (which limits the amount of people who can s...
Seeking Volunteers for the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival, June 10 - 18 at L.A. LIVE
Now in its twenty-first year, the Los Angeles Film Festival showcases the best in new American and international cinema and provides the movie-loving public with access to some of the most critically acclaimed filmmakers, film industry professionals and emerging new talent by bringing them together in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world.
Our volunteers are a key component to making the ...
Interview with Lirio Ferreira, director of Blue Blood - opening film of Berlinale Panorama 2015
Lirio Ferreira was born in Recife in 1965. He started directing films while studying journalism. His first feature Baile Perfumado premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 1997, followed by Árido movie (2005) and many documentaries that have won numerous prizes in Brazil and beyond. Blue blood is his third feature film, opening this year’s Berlinale Panorama.&nbs...
Dayo Ogunyemi has been appointed CEO of The Africa Movie Academy Awards AMAA.
Watch him in 2012 when he was the CEO of 234 Media, a firm that made principal investments in media, entertainment and technology sectors in Africa.
[Note: We want you to see these talks exactly as they happened! The archive footage might be a little rougher than the usual TED.com talk.]
Jean Anne Lauer - Film Festival Director
Jean joined the staff at Cine Las Americas in preparation for the 2009 festival, bringing with her a dedication to the development and promotion of independent and international film. She enjoys working with a talented and diverse team at Cine, to curate and present selections of Latin@, American Indigenous, and Ibero-American film and media, during the annual festival and other events throughout the year.
Enter your film today to be a part of the 2015 Newport Beach Film Festival! The Newport Beach Film Festival regular deadline is DECEMBER 19th.
During the week of the festival, Newport Beach Festival hosts over fifteen special events and mixers, including our intimate Sunset Series receptions for filmmakers, that offer the opportunity to meet fellow filmmakers and industry professionals.
FEATURE FILM: $65
SHORT FILM: $55
The Festival will run from April 23rd to April...
The 2015 Newport Beach Film Festival will spotlight over 350 films from over 50 different countries, including short and feature length narrative, documentary, animated and student films. In addition to film screenings, the Festival hosts premiere galas, question and answer sessions with filmmakers, and an industry seminar series whose past participants have included Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network), Linda Woolverton (Beauty and the Beast), John Lee Hancock (Saving Mr. Banks), and Joe Walker (1...
Peder's music video "Ghost of a Smile" is not only remarkable, it won the Cieri Media Best Music Video award at this year's festival, along with a $500 cash prize!
You can watch and hear Peder's amazing work through Vimeo, if you didn't get a chance to watch it at our festival.
If you would like to learn more about Peder and his music, please go to:https://www.facebook.com/pages/Peder/146238988732741 orhttp://peder.bandcamp.com/
Did you get to watch "My Friend Ed" during the festival? If not, you missed out on watching this years Cieri Media Best Short Documentary. Congratulations to Sharon Baker for winning this award and receiving a $500 cash prize!
Their next stop is Los Angeles, so if you're in the area, please go see this hilarious and wonderful documentary!
For more information on "My Friend Ed", you can head to their facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/MyFriendEd
2014 Schedule: 42 FILMS * 4 DAYS/NIGHTS OCTOBER 2-5TH, 2014
SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR/SCI FI FILM FESTIVAL is thrilled to announce the full, expanded schedule for the FOURTEENTH annual horror film festival, returning to Raleigh Studios Chaplin theatres, October 2-5th, 2014. Festival Director Denise Gossett says "We are so honored to once again be at the same location we've been at for all 14 years! That says a lot about a location's qua...
Over the past week, cinephiles converged on the JCC in Manhattan for the annual Israel Film Center Festival featuring the "best of" recent Israeli and Jewish productions. Filmmakers and actors mill about this Upper West Side forum, but one personality rules the stars: Festival director Isaac Zablocki, who founded both the showcase and the Center and who serves as the JCC's film programs director. He is also the executive director of the Center's annual Other Israel Film Festi...
The 10th Annual Pare Lorentz International Film Festival is now accepting submissions at:
We are an online competition that funds writers and filmmakers, both short and long format.
We are unique, in that we ask writers to judge filmmakers and filmmakers to judge writers.
The winning filmmaker, as chosen by the screenwriters, chooses one of the top 10 scripts to buy and shoot, and we fund it with the entry fees.
Apologies for video cut off but this impromptu interview with Ukraine's Kyiv International Film Festival (Molodist) director at Cannes 2014 talks to filmfestivals.com as the future of his country is as fragile as ever making headlines around the world.
Jean-Marc Thérouanne Festival de Vesoul
If you go down on the beach today may 21st - de cinq a sept- you're sure of a big surprise.....the biggest clutch of film festival directors in one party..
All summoned by FilmFestivals.Com supremo Bruno Chatelin -for it is he- to the most truly international bring-a-bottle party you ever might see.
This traditional Cannes rendez-vous is jointly hosted by that maven of the Black Nights of Tallinn - Madame Tina L. -...
Minneapolis (May 2-4, 2014 Mpls Convention Center)
MINNEAPOLIS-- the Minneapolis Underground Film Festival teams up with Wizard World Comic Con, the world's largest pop culture convention, for a 90 minute film presentation from it's festival archives.
The Minneapolis Underground Film Festival promises to continue to wow audiences with innovative underground horror and sci-fi films along with music videos by award winning independent direc...
Jonas Holmberg succeeds Marit Kapla as the new artistic director at the Göteborg International Film Festival. Holmberg has been the festival’s international program director and the deputy artistic director since 2012. Today he’s taking over as director while Marit Kapla gains responsibility for the festival’s new digital film channel.
“The festival means a lot to very many people, so I’m taking on this assignment with great humility. Under Mari...
SPARTA Film Challenge!
Join some of CDFF team as we check out the SPARTA LXXII screening!
Several of our team members have been invited by the SPARTA Film Challenge series to act as jury members for their latest film competition screening. Acting as judges at the event are Festival Coordinator Gina Freitag, and Programming Officers Renuka Bauri, Ramin Khanjani and Patrick Mullen. This event will be hosted by the Mayfair Theatre on Sunday, March 9th, 2014.
1999 in Mexico City: „Fede”, his roommate Santos and Fede´s younger brother Tomás hanging out in a spartan housing block apartment somewhere in the big city. They have nothing to do, because the university is currently on strike, the power is turned off and the fridge almost empty. And Fede, also called „Sombra” (shade), is afraid of going to be crazy – because of the Tiger, who is haunting in his head.
What fairly desolate starts, becomes in &bd...
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...
Curacao IFFR - the Caribbean sister festival of the renowned IFFR of the Netherlands - is extremely pleased to welcome Ms Christine Davila on board as programmer for its Yellow Robin Award film competition.
The Yellow Robin competition is for emerging filmmakers with innovative and original storytelling skills and themes tied first and foremost to the Caribbean islands, as well as Central & South America.
The winner of the Yellow Robin Award competition will receiv...
Noida Interntional Film Festival-14
Feature Films | Short Films | Animations | Documentaries | Music Videos
Regular Submission Deadline: 14 Jan 14
Late Submission Deadline: 22 Jan 14
Festival Date: 8 Feb 14
To download entry form & for more details kindly visit-
For any query write us at NIFF@miniboxoffice.com
IFFR director Rutger Wolfson will be absent for an indefinite duration. He will focus on his recovery from an autoimmune disease. Matt Dominicus (1958) will temporarily replace Rutger Wolfson as an artistic director. Dominicus is a lecturer at the Netherlands Film Academy and as a screenplay and editing coach. He was an IFFR programmer from 1991 to 1994 and has been a member of the Supervisory Board since 2010.