Ruben Östlund started as a director of skiing films in the 1990s, and eventually went on to study at the film school in Gothenburg from which he graduated in 2001. He was accepted to the school based on his skiing films. Together with film producer Erik Hemmendorff he is the co-founder of the production company Plattform Produktion, which produces his films.
His 2004 film The Guitar Mongoloid won the FIPRESCI Award at the 27th Moscow Film Festival. Östl...
CAMERIMAGE FILM FESTIVAL REVEALS JURIES FOR 2ND ANNUAL 3D FILMS COMPETITION
CAMERIMAGE, the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, has assembled a distinguished roster of esteemed individuals from the world of cinema to serve as jurors in its 3D Films Competition category. The popular 3D Films Competition returns for the second year to the Festival, which takes place November 15th – 22nd in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
The 3D Films Competition ai...
Director Naomi Kawase who had to present her film Futatsume no mado / Still the Water at San Sebastian had to cancel her visit to San Sebastian. She couldn’t be on time in twon because of the strike of airline Air France.
Naomi Kawasi apologizes to the San Sebastian audience and festival’s organizers and regrets not being able to attend one “of her favourite festivals in the world” in her own words.
The actor is the Executive Producer of the film, which will have its world premiere in the Savage Cinema section
Actor Orlando Bloom has confirmed his attendance at the San Sebastian Festival to present the world premiere of one of the films in the Savage Cinema section, The Greasy Hands Preachers, directed by Arthur De Kersauson and Clément Beauvais, on 26 September at 24:00 in the Chamber Hall of the Kursaal (K2). The actor is Executive Producer of the film.
Bloom will roll...
ACCLAIMED INDIAN FILM DIRECTOR SHEKHAR KAPUR TO CHAIR THE 2014 CAPRI, HOLLYWOOD – THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Festival’s 19th Edition To Begin December 26th
During the Heart of Oscar® Season
The great Indian director and producer Shekhar Kapur will serve as Chairman of the 19th edition of Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival. Scheduled to run from December 26, 2014 through January 2, 2015, the Event, regarded as a major player of th...
Don’t let your competition discover the latest films and projects before you. New film buyers registered to attend AFM, include Bonsai Films, Feature Films Pty (Australia), China DBSTAR Co, Ruby's Culture Media Company, TG-Town Pictures Co.(China), Chrysalis Films (France), Bravos Pictures Limited (Hong Kong), B4U Broadband, Eros International Media (India) Eros International Media Ltd. (India), Modern Star Trading (United Arab Emirates) B4U Televis...
Star Trek's George Takei Hosts VSPC Film Commission Q&A Oct. 4 Event at Sullivan Studios Gives Locals, Visitors Rare Chance to Mingle with Star
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Actor Karra Elejalde and the presenter Edurne Ormazabal were the masters of ceremonies of the 62nd San Sebastian Festival opening gala, on 19 September at 21:00 in the Kursaal Auditorium.
To present the contents of this edition, they were accompanied by other big names from Spanish cinema: Maribel Verdú, Unax Ugalde, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Mireia Gabilondo, Eduard Fernández and Imanol Arias.
During the gala, Denzel Washington received the Don...
Santiago de Compostela
Adrian Martin is Professor of Film Studies at Goethe-Universität (Goethe University, Frankfurt) and Monash University (Melbourne). He is pub...
By "Oroslanyi Sandor Deleon", Miskolc
The VIP high point of cinefest 2014 was reached on the next-to-last day by the visitations in back-to-back master classes of two of the classiest cinematographers in living captivity, Sándor Sára (80) and Vilmos Zsigmond (83) multi-acclaimed Hollywood cameraman of incontestably Hungarian origin.
Sándor Sára (born 28 November 1933) is an Hungarian cinematogr...
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Piers Handling offered a few words before the closing film, proud of his achievments and perspectives, 6000 industry delegates attending, 41 film sales...and is excited about the future 40th anniversatry of TIFF for 2015.
As the 39th Toronto International Film Festival concludes on a high note, setting a new record for industry delegate attendance and delivering strong film sales. This year saw the Festival’s highest film sale t...
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KATE WINSLET, and Dir. Alan Rickman, presenting A little chaos, during the closing night ceremony, at 2014 TIFF.
Charles Herzfeld is a 25 year veteran Technicolor senior VP Features. He shares his view on TIFF and why he loves this festival so much. Talking shop to Laurie Gordon for filmfestivals.com, Charles tells us why he has attended TIFF for the past 15 years. At this year's TIFF 2014 Technicolor worked on Chris Rock's latest film TOP FIVE and Pink Floyds THE WALL new version
Johnny Brower is the writer and producer of “The POP 69 Movie.” This is based upon the historical events that prompted John Lennon and Yoko Ono to travel across the world to perform for the first time as the Plastic Ono Band...
Albert Nerenberg (born October 13, 1962) is a Canadian independent filmmaker, actor, journalist, and laughologist. His films include Stupidity (2003), Escape to Canada(2005), Let's All Hate Toronto (2007), and Lau...
Seven important personalities from the film scene will sit on the Official Jury at the San Sebastian Festival
Alongside them will be an eighth member: the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, arrested on 10 May of this year by the Federal Security State of the Russian Federation (FSB) and today in a Moscow prison for having backed the Euromaidan protests in Kiev and his opposition to the annexation of Crimea by Russia.