The Filmmakers Corner will be a great chance for up and coming filmmakers to expose their work and open new opportunities for them, this section will be a part of FEST-Training Ground 2010.The Filmmakers Corner will consist on a special screening room, which will be open from the 22 to the 26th of June, and where any filmmaker registered on FEST-Training Ground can show their works, this way they can have an excellent opportunity for networking, finding new partners and opportunities for the fut...
David Macmillan, is a long established Sound Department expert winner of 3 Oscars, and who has worked in the highest level for five decades.David has worked with some of the best film Directors of our time, he has helped names such as Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Sydney Pollack, Philip Kaufman, Alan Parker, Joel Schumacher, Kathryn Bigelow, Oliver Stone, Ron Howard, and many others to achive their goals.David is widely recognized as one of the most important sound department experts i...
By ALI NADERZAD - April 12, 2010 (Paris)
As dean of the Cannes Festival Gilles Jacob would be expected to handle stars like we handle a road well traveled. Sharp turns are cleared without effort and intersections negotiated with eyes closed. Casualness should be a given for the president of the festival since every night for almost two weeks in May he stands at the top of the Lumière theatre steps to greet the casts and directors of the Selection films. “Ah, there’s Brad and Angelina, h...
Stuart Hazeldine: 2010 BAFTA nominee
“Begin.” So starts the emotional roller-coaster that is Stuart Hazeldine’s first full-length feature, Exam. Released this year, the film has earmarked the British writer/director as one to watch. Exam’s claustrophobic setting is a sublime blend of psychology and mystery-thriller. Despite its original premise, its influences come from a variety of sources throughout writer Stuart’s ca...
Charlotte Dupont, jeune réalenvoyé par cecilerittweger. - Court métrage, documentaire et bande annonce....
CALL FOR ENTRY GUIDELINES, PROCEDURES
Festival Dates: Sept. 15-19, 2010
MusicFest Showcase: Sept. 17-18, 2010
DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2010
FINAL, EXTENDED DEADLINE: JULY 16, 2010
This significant world class music
showcase component of the 2010 Temecula Valley International Film & Music
Festival is designed to showcase original music vision and artistic wizardry of
talented individuals and groups from acro...
XXIV. Black International Cinema Berlin 2009 May 7-10
Rathaus Schöneberg (city hall)
Conversation with Sarah Diehl, filmmaker
Best film/video by a German filmmaker or a filmmaker residing in Germany
ABORTION DEMOCRACY - POLAND/SOUTH AFRICA
Director: Sarah Diehl, Germany 2008
Moderator: Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith
XXV. Black International Cinema Berlin 2010 (May 4-8)
We have a dream!
We came from privileged backgrounds in the USA. Families intact, sufficient economic resources, university education, travel, etc. All of these we took for granted. When we were young, we thought everyone had the same lifestyle. As we matured, we became aware of how mistaken we were.
by LJILJANA SAMARDŽIĆ (firstname.lastname@example.org)
from Sombor, SERBIA
As a result of Professor Donald Mul...
By Maria Esteves - March 2, 2010
The Opening Night New York Premiere documentary of STILL BILL, co-directed by Damani Baker and Alex Vlack, commenced January 27 - 28, 2010, at the IFC Center, New York. Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and musician Bill Withers appeared for a special Q&A session following the two sold out opening screenings with filmmakers Damani Baker and Alex Vlack. STILL BILL played at the IFC Center for a week. Arrivals at the opening night included artists, pr...
What’s unusual about Malagasy Gospel? Directors Carlos
Esbert, Virginia Camino, Alvaro Lagos, and Graciela de Pablos give us
the details on their inspiring and recent ÉCU 2010 selected documentary
feature about a blind, orphaned children’s choir.
By Nick Forrester
Q: It seemed to me that
everyone making the film genuinely enjoyed spending time with these
unique kids, but what initially inspired you to make the film?
The starting point of the project was in fa...
Call for Entries for the 4th Edition of:
CAMBOFEST: Film and Video Festival of Cambodia
** Cambodia's first international independent movie festival **
Founded in 2553 (aka 2007)
CamboFest 'Lite' : December 2010, Phnom Penh
CamboFest 'Supreme': March 1-9, 2011 Kampot, Cambodia
(and other locations TBA)
Visit http://www.cambofest.com for more info!
The Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations Mission In NYC and I Spoke Often
Jill Starr , bloomingdale:
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I was in scholarly heaven accessing the United Nations to work with
Darko daily. This enabled my meeting many of the most ...fascinating
people in the wo...
George Clooney in Brunflo! This has been headline news in Sweden these past few weeks. The American movie star recently put the little town close to Östersund in Northern Sweden on the international map when he was in the region to film the opening scene for Anton Corbijn’s new movie, “The American.”
During Göteborg Film Festival, I had a chat with Film Commissioner Per Hjärpsgård, who is based in Östersund.
“This was an amazing opportunity to show the region at its...
“After every role, I understand myself a bit better,” says Mads Mikkelsen, Danish star in Nicolas Winding Refn’s epic action drama Valhalla Rising.
Mikkelsen plays the mute warrior One Eye, a strong Viking who throughout a dramatic journey explores his own true nature. Mikkelsen holds a press conference at Göteborg International Film Festival to promote the film, and I get the chance to discuss acting with a true professional.
Our conversation quickly leads ...
What would you be willing to sacrifice? DEADSIDE, directed by Mark Triller and an ÉCU 2010 Student Film submission is a psychological-thriller short about a couple who have to make an untimely decision.
By Lindsay Mayer
Q: Explain what your film is about.
The film is about the bond parents have to their children, specifically the heartache of loss, and confronting mortality. Losing a child can be unbearably grievous, more so than the loss of a parent or spouse. ...
Actress Barbara Wilson and director Reeve Nixon on the set of ‘Entwined.’
‘Entwined’ is about an elderly lady forced to confront her fears of living and dying with regrets as she spends the night trapped in a Victorian whirligig. We talk to British director Reeve Nixon about old age and gambling with the weather when shooting a film outdoors in Scotland.
By Mairi Cunningham
Q: First off, tell me a bit about your film. Correct me if ...