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FILM FEST GENT ANNOUNCES ALAN SILVESTRI
AS GUEST OF HONOUR AT THE 15TH WORLD SOUNDTRACK AWARDS
Held on October 24th, the World Soundtrack Awards will celebrate its 15th anniversary with one of the most brilliant film composers of his generation, known for his scores of ‘Back to the Future’, ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ and ‘Forrest Gump’. Brussels Philharmonic will perform the compelling scores by Alan Silvestri, con...
The government of the Republic of Korea is awarding its Order of Cultural Merit, the Eungwan Medal, to Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Berlin today, on February 23, 2015.
Dieter Kosslick is receiving the Eungwan Medal in recognition of his contribution to the development and perception of South Korean cinema in the world. The Order will be presented to the Festival Director by His Excellency Kim Jae-shin, Ambassador of the Republic...
Year 11 Comes to a Close!
With fantastic weather, outstanding attendance numbers by both fans and filmmakers, and a programming lineup of 114 unique short films, The Dam Short Film Festival finished its 11th season in great form. Over three hundred people packed the historic Boulder Theatre for the Best of the Fest Award Screening, and everyone had a great time at the Filmmaker Meet-n-Greet, 11th Dam Mixer, and the Post Awards Party!
At The Dam Short Film Festival, the audience chooses the ...
By Maria Esteves – February 24, 2015
TOKYO RUNWAY meets NEW YORK FW15/SS16 show debuted at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Lincoln Center, Thursday, February 19, 2015. Creative and performing artist Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin, fashion designer Nick Wooster, Malaysian Australian recording artist Che'Nelle, actress Di Quon, Grown Ups, recording artists Liv Nervo and Miriam Nervo attended the show.
The seven Japanese designers that showcased their collection on the runway included long sk...
Greg Reitman meditating
As a teenager, I lived in the first gulf war in Israel and that one experience changed my life. When I returned to college, I was unaware of the affects of PTSD. Later that year, I had the opportunity to study abroad in Hokkaido University and during that time visited the Hiroshima Peace memorial. It was at that moment, where I suddenly realized the impact of war and the destructive power of war. Completely in denial, when I returned home to Amherst, I woke in ...
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By Maria Esteves – February 20, 2015
REEM ACRA Fall 2015 Ready-to-Wear Show was held during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York in Lincoln Center, Monday, February 16, 2015. Acra’s beautiful and exotic fall 2015 magical collection included embroidered, beaded and lace gowns in white, jet black, midnight blue, champagne, deep red and amethyst; cocktail and evening dresses with prints, embroidered lace, jewels and chiffon in nude, antique gold and silver, black velvet, deep...
By Maria Esteves – February 18, 2015
HOOD BY AIR. fall winter 2015-2016 Daddy runway show was held during New York Fashion Week Fall 2015 collections at 23 Wall Street (former J.P. Morgan bank vault), Sunday, February 15, 2015. Shayne Oliver’s extraordinary androgynous urban chic ready-to-wear collection for men and women included collar jacket with fur-trim; belted fur coat in grey, black and camel; wool and down coats in black and khaki; red collar cape; slit dress in black with H...
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In 2014, the internationally acclaimed Timbuktu caused the greatest emotion among the films in Competition at the Festival de Cannes. This year, Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako returns for the 68th Festival (13-24 May), where he will serve as President of the Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury.
This great poet of contemporary Africa will follow in the footsteps of illustrious directors such as Abbas Kiaros...
Walter Murch, the triple Oscar winning editor and sound designer, will be the recipient of the Vision Award - Nescens at the 68th Festival del film Locarno.
Continuing the Festival’s policy of recognizing those individuals whose intuitions and skills have left their mark on film history, the 68th edition will see the Vision Award - Nescens awarded to Walter Murch, the editor and sound designer (a term he coined himself). This award follows those previously att...
The Italian actress and director will be a guest at the Festival di Locarno's spring event in Locarno and Ascona 19 – 22 March. Valeria Golino, alongside Emmanuel Carrère, will perform in a staged reading from the French writer's latest novel, “Le Royaume”. Additionally, she will also introduce the film she directed, “Miele”, along with co-screenwriters Francesca Marciano and Valia Santella.
The program of the film of L’immagine e ...
FESTIVAL JURY MEMBERS
INTERNATIONAL JURY FANTASY SECTION
Olivier Beguin- director (Switzerland)
Louis Diogo- director (Eng)
Christian James - director (GB)
Lucas Figueroa- director (Esp)
Laurie Gordon- Montreal International Animation Film Festival Director and filmmaker (Can)
INTERNATIONAL JURY ORIENT EXPRESS & Director's WEEK - MANUEL DE OLIVEIRA & ORIENT EXPR...
A PORTA 21
João Marco- Director “A Porta 21” (Port)
Thomas Kaufmann – Director de “Alekto”
BE MY CAT
Adrian Tofei - Director “Be My Cat” (Roménia)
Mark Murphy -Director “Awaiting” (UK)
Alan Latham - Producer “Awaiting” (UK)
Michael Cowan- Distributor “Awaiting”, CEO Phoen...
The 21st annual Sedona International Film Festival will celebrate the 100th birthday of film icon and former Sedona resident Orson Welles with screenings of Citizen Kane, Othello, Touch of Evil, Falstaff - Chimes at Midnight, several documentaries about his life and career – with post-film Q&As hosted by his daughter, Beatrice – and a discussion about his final, unfinished film, The Other Side of the Wind, from Feb. 21-March 1 at screening venues throughout Sedona.
The Craic Festival is the premier Irish film and music festival in the U.S. since 1999. The film series (Best of New Irish Cinema) is booked for Tribeca Cinemas and the music for the Mercury Lounge. Stella Artois will be presenting the festival.
Bands to perform live at this year’s Festival include: Julie Feeney, Pat McGuire, The Shackles (Colin Smith) and The Narrowbacks. Julie Feeney, who has taken NYC by storm this past year, will headline March 7th. One show only this year wil...
By Maria Esteves – February 17, 2015
The TADASHI SHOJI Fall 2015 Joy of Flight Runway Show was held day one of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York in Lincoln Center, Thursday, February 12, 2015. Inspired by the joy of flight, Shoji’s fall 2015 stunning and elegant designs on the runway included floor length cape in metallic embroidered crepe; tulle gowns in emerald green, nude and plum; feather-embroidered gowns; aero dynamic sleeveless dress in black with embellished neck details; ...
James Franco © Gerhard Kassner / Berlinale
Hilarious moment at opening ceremony
Hollywood star hosts annual awards ceremony at the Berlinale Palast
(From left to right): Dieter Kosslick (Festival Director, Berlin International Film Festival) with Maisie Williams (UK), European Shooting Stars patron Natalie Portman, Natalia de Molina (Spain), Sven Schelker (Switzerland), Aistė Diržiūtė (Lithuania), Emmi Parviainen (Finland), Hera Hilmar (Iceland), Joachim Fjelstrup (Denmark), Moe Dunford (Ireland), Jannis Niewöhner (Germany), Abbey Hoes (The Netherla...
By Maria Esteves – October 1, 2014
The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York REEM ACRA Spring 2015 fashion show was held at the tents in Lincoln Center, Monday, September 8, 2014. Acra’s ready-to-wear classic collection inspired by 20th century Paris couturiers showcased on the runway elegant crystal embroidered and metallic silk gowns; draped, halter, sculpted and wrap dresses in delicate colors that included aqua silk, blush, white, black, pale gold, floral prints and lace.
65. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (5. - 15. Februar 2015)
Photo left to right: Matthijs Wouter Knol (EFM), Cornelia Hammelmann (DFFF), Monika Grütters (BKM),
Mariette Rissenbeek (German Films), Beki Probst (EFM), Frank Völkert (FFA)
Copyright: Juliane Eirich
This Friday morning, Monika Grütters - Germany’s Minister of State and Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media - visited the European Film Market (EFM) of the 65th Berlin Inter...
To better serve film professionals and cinephiles, FIPRESCI – the International Federation of Film Critics has redesigned its website. The responsive design and the database containing film reviews related to more than 1200 films, filmmakers and film festival editions positions www.fipresci.org as a gateway to cinema through film criticism.
The official website of the International Federation of Film Critics – FIPRESCI has been redesigned, at the occasion of the Federa...
New Berlinale edition, new scarf!
Festival Director Dieter Kosslick gives an introduction to the 65th Berlinale - opening on February 5, 2015!
More than 150 Oscar nominees, along with 87th Oscars® host Neil Patrick Harris, will come together at noon on Monday, February 2, at the Beverly Hilton when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors this year’s Oscar contenders at its annual Nominees Luncheon.
Among the Lead Actor and Actress nominees, Steve Carell, Bradley Cooper, Marion Cotillard, Felicity Jones, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Rosamund Pike, Eddie Redmayne and Reese Witherspoon are expected to at...
Distinguished director Zeki Demirkubuz will serve as the jury president of the National Golden Tulip Competition in the 34th Istanbul Film Festival, to be organised between 4-19 April 2015 by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), sponsored by Akbank for the eleventh consecutive year.
Zeki Demirkubuz, who began working in film in 1986 as assistant to Zeki Ökten, assisted many directors before shooting his first feature film Block C (C Blok, 1994). Gaining internation...
The 39th HK International Film Festival – "The World Comes to Hong Kong"
Attracting world attention to Hong Kong with our Ambassador – Mr. Louis Koo
A colourful ship floats above Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbor, popular movie characters spilling out from its film spool cargo as they arrive in the city for the festival. Young and talented illustrator Jack LEE Ka Wa has created th...