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5th Discussion on the status of women in film business and gender equity on the occasion of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival. February 16th, 11 a.m.
We are experiencing a very powerful moment in the gender equity movement worldwide. Our work in the film and media industry is taking place during the last 40 years and in this 5th edition of our discussion we like to acknowledge the engagement of organisations and individuals who were active in this time fram...
At the Award Ceremony on Sunday 29 January, Prantik Basu's Sakhisona was awarded with one of the three Tiger Awards for Short Film.
Can you tell us a bit about your background as an artist.
I used to write and illustrate for a Bengali children’s magazine when I was in high school. While doing my graduation in English Literature at the Calcutta University, I started working at a local television channel as a script writer. In 2007, I wrote and directed a shor...
Juries and Awards
The International Jury for Generation 14plus presents the Grand Prix for Best Film (7,500 euros) and the Special Prize for Best Short Film (2,500 euros), endowed by the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (German Federal Agency for Civic Education). The three members of this year’s jury are:
The German-Hungarian director divides his time between Berlin and Budapest. His feature film debut Stadt Land Fluss (Harv...
Since 2006, when it introduced the GWFF Best First Feature Award, the Berlinale has been even more committed to supporting the next generation of film makers. The award is endowed with 50,000 Euros, donated by the GWFF (Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrecht), a society dedicated to safeguarding film and television rights. The prize money is to be split between the producer and the director of the winning film. Additionally, the director will be awarded with a high-qua...
by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent
No, you’ve probably never heard of explorer Percy Fawcett; he’s the main character of best-seller David Grann’s “The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon." It's a non-fiction rundown on an Amazonian adventurer who found and lost his soul in the jungle. Now, what if you heard Sons of Anarchy’s Charlie Hunnam is going to come out in a movie as Percy Fawcett? What an exciting choi...
Surveys show that many festival-goers would pay more for a ticket to a greener event. Want to learn where to start or how to take your event greening to the next level? Hear from music industry leaders and learn how to reduce your environmental footprint, while also creatively engaging attendees in your sustainability initiatives.Dig deeper and view greening resources here: http://bit.ly/2fIi5SS
Veteran stage and screen actor, Russell Floyd gives the performance of a lifetime, bravely bringing the role of Bernard Martin to life, from subtle nuances to dark extremes. A kind-hearted man who is forced to face his worst fears.
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes, including Best Actress, for her role in Yanks starring alongside Richard Gere, Lisa Eichhorn delivers an incredible multidimensional performance as Helen Martin, Bernard's loving wife ...
With a career as Director of Photography spanning over 20 years, including over 200 television commercials and 7 feature films, Jon Ford has written, produced and directed his own feature films, including the worldwide hit THE DEAD shot on location in Africa and THE DEAD 2 INDIA. He now returns as Writer, Producer and Director of OFFENSIVE, shot on location in France.
With OFFENSIVE, he takes us on a journey of rage, vengeance and morality, exploring the dark side of human nature and the reperc...
The Taylan Brothers will serve as the jury presidents of the 36th Istanbul Film Festival’s National Golden Tulip Competition jury
Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) between 5-16 April 2017, the 36th Istanbul Film Festival announces the jury members for its National Golden Tulip Competition. Türk Tuborg A.Ş is the Turkish Cinema Theme Sponsor of the festival, which includes the National Golden Tulip Competition, National Document...
Oscar and eight-time Emmy-award winning actress Cloris Leachman will receive the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 23rd annual Sedona International Film Festival, Feb. 18-26.
The nine-day festival features 160-plus films selected from more than 1,200 documentaries, features, shorts and special-interest films submitted for consideration.
Three-time Grammy Award winner Bruce Hornsby will open the 2017 Festival with a performance on Saturday, Feb. 18 and five-time Grammy nominee Michael Fe...
Fellowship Honors Artistic Contributions of Late Māori Filmmaker
Amie Batalibasi (Australian Solomon Islander, Feralimae/Kosi) from Melbourne, Australia, is the 2017 recipient of the Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship—an annual fellowship named in honor of the late Māori filmmaker Merata Mita (1942-2010). The announcement was delivered today at the 2017 Sundance Film Fe...
On February 14, film producers attending “Books at Berlinale” will have the chance to discover twelve new literary works that lend themselves perfectly for adaptation to the screen. The selected novels will be presented at a pitching session in the framework of the Berlinale Co-Production Market. At a get-together following the session, the invited producers will be able to join in conversation with respected, internationally active literary agents and representatives of publishing h...
Millie Bobby Brown, Sophia Bush, Gabrielle Carteris, Common, Rashida Jones, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Alia Shawkat, Finn Wolfhard and Steven Yeun to Present at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
The 23rd Annual SAG Awards® will air live on TNT and TBS, Sunday, Jan...
CHROME STAR PICTURES
Russell Floyd as Bernard Martin
Lisa Eichhorn as Helen Martin
Fred Adenis as Jean-Baptiste
Timothy Morand as Patrick Philippe
Angela Dixon as Sarah
Etienne Fouillade as Dylan
Anaïs Parello as Louna
Patrice Ortega as Hervé
Peter Lamarque as ...
Vision Films' “The Evil Within” is the first and only film written, directed and produced by the late Andrew Getty, the grandson of the oil tycoon J. Paul Getty.
Andrew Getty was a horror film fanatic, “The Evil Within” being his passion project that took over a decade to complete. Getty and his FX team created their own complex special effects and animatronics, and shot much of the principal photography in the mansion where he was ...
Get behind the scenes of the films from Sundance 2017 with the filmmakers themselves as they prepare to premiere at the Festival. Their stories will inspire you, artists and audiences alike.
Meet the Artist '17: Joe Piscatella
Acclaimed filmmakers Olivier Assayas, Béla Tarr, Andrea Arnold and Barry Jenkins will be attending the 46th edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), where they will give masterclasses on their work and influences. These masterclasses are part of an extensive line-up of talks centred around IFFR’s themed programmes and unique, one-off film screenings.
French filmmaker Olivier Assayas (Irma Vep, Clouds of Sils Maria) will talk about his previous works, his main infl...
Kim Ki-duk (Hangul: 김기덕 Korean pronunciation: [kimɡidʌk]; born December 20, 1960) is a South Korean filmmaker noted for his idiosyncratic art-house cinematic works. His films have received many distinctions in the festival circuit, making him one of the most important contemporary Asian film directors. Major festival awards include Golden Lion at 69th Venice International Film Festival for Pietà, Silver L...
The Artemis Women in Action Film Festival is thrilled to announce the presentation of The Artemis Action Rebel Award to recognize superstar actor/producer Tom Cruise (Mission: Impossible, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Edge of Tomorrow, Knight and Day,) for his illustrious body of work which, in addition to cementing his place in Hollywood acting history, has also championed strong female heroes in film. Mr. Cruise’s films commonly feature women in physically strong, empowered action roles o...
Aamir, Nasir, Tahir, Tariq, Mansoor, Amjad: Movies, Masti, Modernity, Flashback 2
To remind you, Aamir is indeed Aamir Khan, Amjad is definitely Gabbar Singh, and the triple M above is to acknowledge that it was Akshay Manwani’s biographical book on the cinema of Nasir Hussain that got me delving into the period of about 15 years, when I interacted with the Hussain Khans (first five) and the bare Khan (last, but the most imposing personality). Actually, Mansoor did not use his middle na...
As Cannes gears up for its 70th Festival, Pierre Lescure has just been unanimously re-elected President of the organising association.
In December 2016, the Board of Directors of the Association Française du Festival International du Film, which brings together public authorities and film industry professionals, renewed its trust in Pierre Lescure and re-elected him President of the Festival – a post he has o...
The 57th Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival will pay tribute to the Asian director who won the Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Festival, among many other awards. His work, usually based on non-linear narratives and a strong sense of dislocation, deals with the memory of his country and approaches political and social issues in a lyrical way. Apichatpong Weerasethakul, the filmmaker of the impossible whose films are intimately connected to visual arts, will be in Cartagena betwee...
LAKE ALICE is set during Christmas at an isolated cabin in the subzero temperatures of northern Wisconsin where the days are short and the nights last forever.
The cast includes Brando Eaton (American Sniper), Peter O'Brien (X-Men Origins: Wolverine), Eileen Dietz (The Exorcist), Brad Schmidt (House of Lies), Caroline Tudor (Mortal Combat: Legacy), Laura Niemi (Jobs), and ...
Jessica Williams to Host Live-Streamed Awards Show