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Fantasia Film Festival 2017 Jury Members

CHEVAL NOIR JURY Jury President Richard Stanley Richard Stanley is a filmmaker, trained anthropologist, ordained priest and lifelong student of the dark arts. As a writer and freelance journalist he has documented conflicts in South Africa, Rwanda, Haiti and Afghanistan, where in the late ’80s he saw action as a mujahedeen, fighting a partisan action against the Russian army. As a film director, his work includes the cyberpunk cult classic HARDWARE (1990), D...

Erwin Provoost named next CEO of Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)

Erwin Provoost is to become the next CEO of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), it was announced today by the organisation's Board. Provoost will succeed Pierre Drouot, who was appointed CEO in 2005. "With his many years of experience in the audiovisual field, Erwin Provoost is the ideal person to succeed Pierre Drouot as VAF's new CEO", says Jeroen Depraetere, Chairman of the VAF Board. "Besides his engaging personality, Erwin also possesses all the qualities...

44th Telluride Film Festival Announces Guest Director Joshua Oppenheimer

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Telluride Film Festival, presented by National Film Preserve LTD., is proud to announce its 2017 Guest Director, Joshua Oppenheimer. The award-winning documentarian is set to select a series of films to present at the 44th Telluride Film Festival running over Labor Day Weekend, September 1-4, 2017.   Festival organizers annually select one of the world’s great film enthusiasts to join them in the creation of the Festival’s program lineup. The Guest Director serves as a key col...

Introduction to my Filmfestivals.com Book

BOOK INTRO to -- "Filmfestivals.com ~ Adventures in the Film Festival Trade by Alex Deleon (Herman Pevner)    Preface (Forward) "Everybody has heard of glamorous film festivals such as Cannes and Venice but not many people have actually been to one. This anecdotal survey of film festivals around the world which the author has attended over the years, major and minor, should help give readers some insight into what these events are all about, and, for dedicated fill ...

Bela Lugosi Jr is coming to Famous Monsters Halloween Bash!

        Buy Tickets For the Halloween Bash Now!       Famo...

Bruno Chatelin with Jury President REZA MIRKARIMI Fajir Fest director

Bruno Chatelin with REZA MIRKARIMI  Jury President (director, producer Iran) Reza photographed in Tehran with his colleague who runs the market Born January 28 1966 in Tehran, it was there that he studied Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts University. His directing debut was in 1987 with a short film called For Him, followed by two TV shows for young adults. His first feature film, The Child and The Soldier (1999), has won several national and international awards. In 2001 his se...

Festival President NIKITA MIKHALKOV at work

NIKITA MIKHALKOV is a Russian filmmaker, actor, and head of the Russian Cinematographers' Union. Mikhalkov was born in Moscow into the distinguished, artistic Mikhalkov family. His great grandfather was the imperial governor of Yaroslavl, whose mother was a princess of the House of Golitsyn. Nikita's father, Sergei Mikhalkov, was best known as writer of children's literature, although he also wrote lyrics to his country's national anthem...

Men Running in Hollywood Movies & Who Tops A-List of Screen Sprinters?

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent You could say it’s a sweaty little secret, but in ninety-nine percent of all enduring Hollywood blockbuster smash hits, inevitably some man will break into a sprint to save his life. Consider Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow as a running man, from himself and various Admirals, Captains, Dead Men, and “natives.” Recall the beach scene in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise where he breaks full tilt chased by cannibals, who us...

Best Spider-Man Ever, Wow, Tom Holland Looks Like It, Seriously

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent We could run down the Marvel list of past Spider-Men: impish Tobey Maguire, troubled Andrew Garfield, and they were great. But why bother, Spidey fans, because Tom Holland owns the new web-slinger entry SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, which opens July 7. (Hey, is that Jon Favreau in the background photo above? Yes.) Owns it along with his co-starts, that is. Those being Robert Downey, Jr.,  back as his Iron Man/Tony Stark mentor; Michael Keaton as...

Main Competition jury of the 39th edition of Moscow Festival

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Reza Mirkarimi: «I'm sure that our jury will work in a coordinated and professional way»    On June 23, 2017, the press conference of the main competition jury of the 39th Moscow International Film Festival took place. At the press conference, were Iranian director and producer Reza Mirkarimi, Italian actress Ornella Muti, Finnish director and producer Jorn Johan Donner, Catalonian director and scriptwriter Albert Serra, Russian scriptwriter, director, ...

MIFF President Nikita Mikhalkov's presents the festival

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    On June 22, 2017, ahead of the 39th Moscow International Film Festival's opening ceremony, the showcase president, director, the head of Russia's Filmmakers' Union, Nikita Mikhalkov has held his traditional press briefing.    Mikhalkov told journalists that 246 films will be shown at MIFF this year, compared to the last year's 175. The opening film will be the Indian movie 'Bahubali 2: The Conclusion'. The festiv...

Get Ready To Be Entranced: Sofia Coppola’s THE BEGUILED Grips

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent There was a time when Sofia Coppola could be at an awards show and overlooked as a famous daughter; not anymore, not for years now since LOST IN TRANSLATION. But in her new film, THE BEGUILED, which is a retool of a 1971 Clint Eastwood starrer, she really comes of age as a visionary writer/director. Even in what is considered a remake of a movie based on a novel by Thomas Cullinan, it has a distinctive feel that's all hers. The film opens J...

Awardees and special guests announced for the 16th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF)

  DUAN Yihong and GANG Dong-won to receive Star Asia Award, Jung Byung-gil to receive Excellence in Action Cinema award, and Eric TSANG to now receive Lifetime Achievement Award The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema announced today updated awardees and special guests for the 16th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place from June 30 to July 13 at the Film Society and July 14 to 16 at the SVA Theatre. The festival will pres...

Timothy Spall to star in The Changeover

TIMOTHY SPALL AND ERANA JAMES STAR IN THE SPELLBINDING SUPERNATURAL THRILLER ‘THE CHANGEOVER’ RADIANT FILMS INTERNATIONAL HANDLING FOREIGN SALES AT THE CANNES FILM MARKET AND DEBUTING BRAND NEW FOOTAGE TO BUYERS Cast: Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner, Harry Potter series) Melanie Lynskey (I Don’t Feel at Home in this World Anymore, Up in the Air, The Perks of Being a Wallflower), Lucy Lawless (Parks and Recreation, Battlestar Galactica, Xena: Warrior Princess), Nicholas Galitzin...

Richard E. Grant joins Sam Neil and Jeremy Irvine in The Guinea Pig Club written by Mike Riddell

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Richard E. Grant (upcoming The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Logan, Jackie), Jeremy Irvine (upcoming Billionaire Boys Club, War Horse) and Golden Globe nominee Sam Neill (upcoming Thor: Ragnarok, Hunt For The Wilderpeople, Jurassic Park) have joined Roger Donaldson (The Bank Job, The Recruit, The World’s Fastest Indian) who, subject to final negotiation, will direct the historical action drama The Guinea Pig Club written by Mike Riddell (The Insatiable Moon), it was announced today by Radiant ...

New Zealand based producer Murray Francis has announced a major production financing deal with philanthropist Sir Owen Glenn

New Zealand based film producer Murray Francis (10,000 BC, The World’s Fastest Indian) has signed a multi-year, multi-picture production funding partnership with Monaco based philanthropist Sir Owen Glenn, it was announced today by Francis, CEO of Propaganda Film.   Glenn, a New Zealander based in Monaco with international interests around the globe, will hold a 50% stake in Propaganda Film. Under the far reaching partnership, Francis and Glenn have announced an initial slate of t...

Morning Discussion with Carlos Saura at Sodankylä 32

  Saturday’s morning discussion at the Kitisenranta School featured Spanish director Carlos Saura who talked about his long and varied career with interviewer Timo Malmi. Saura often deals with themes of memory and past and said that his father used to entertain the children with a memory board where he collected news clippings, drawings and pictures. The family used to look at the board together and reminisce about the past. Saura spent his youth moving from city t...

Helen Hunt will star in the Devon Graye penned horror-thriller film, I See You to be directed by Adam Randall (iBoy)

Zodiac Features announced today Academy Award winner Helen Hunt will star in the Devon Graye penned horror-thriller film, I See You to be directed by Adam Randall (iBoy).  Matt Waldeck will produce for Zodiac Features, and Ben Hecht will executive produce for Zodiac, alongside Hilary Davis, Stephen Kelliher and Patrick Howson for Bankside Films, and Phil Hunt and Compton Ross for Head Gear Films.  CAA will co-represent domestic sales with Bankside Films, who are also representing int...

Video - Clint Eastwood's Cinema Masterclass in Cannes 2017

  Clint Eastwood © Anne-Christine Poujoulat / AFP CLINT EASTWOOD, who was President of the Jury in 1994, is in Cannes from May 19th to 21st. On the 20th he was at the Debussy Theatre to present the restored copy of Unforgiven, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary at the Festival with Warner. On the 21st, he inaugurated the 70th ANNIVERSARY MASTERCLASS with a discussion in...

Wim Wenders, President European Film Academy, talks at The Movies that Matter Panel in Cannes

The panel was brought to Cannes by Festival Sacré de la Beauté who invited Dario Vigano, and Wim Wenders to Cannes to speak about beauty and filmmakers responsibility in making movies that matter. It was hosted by the American Pavilion. ...

Special EFA Showcase in Cannes

Upon invitation by the Creative Europe MEDIA Sub-Programme of the EU, the European Film Academy held a presentation with EFA Chairwoman Agnieszka Holland in Cannes: UNITED IN DIVERSITY - The first 30 years of the European Film Academy and the European Film Awa   EFA Director Marion Döring, Creative Europe MEDIA's Head of Unit, Lucía Recalde, and EFA Chairwoman Agnieszka Holland (from left to right)   ...

340 Industry Professionals Sign Open Letter To Cannes Film Festival Regarding Treatment Of Parents With Children at This Year’s

    View Letter Here: http://agnesfilms.com/female-filmmakers/parents-in-the-palais-an-open-letter-to-the-cannes-film-festival/       Today, the digital publication agnès films: supporting women and feminist filmmakers published “Parents in the Palais: An Open Letter to the Cannes Film Festival.” ‘The letter expresses concern for the festival’s treatment of working parents who attended the 2017 festival accompanied by their sma...

Armand Assante will receive the 2017 'Ischia Lifetime Achievement Award

ITALIAN-AMERICAN ACTOR ARM AND ASSANTE TO RECEIVE THE 2017 'ISCHIA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD'.   AT THE 15th ANNUAL ISCHIA GLOBAL FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL; HIS LATEST FILM, "ULUGH BEG: THE MAN WHO UNLOCKED THE UNIVERSE" NAMED THE FEST'S 'BEST DOCUMENTARY' The Board of the Ischia International Arts Academy today announced that Italian-American actor Armand Assante ("The Lords of Flatbush," "Private Benjamin," "Gotti,") will re...

Demetri Martin will host the 11th Orpheus Awards at Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

2017 Actor/comedian/writer/director Demetri Martin (“Dean,” “Finding Woodstock”) will take center stage at the Egyptian Theatre Sunday evening July 11 to host the 11th Annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival. The awards are the closing night highlight to the five-day festival of films, panels and events honoring the best of the fest. Opening the Awards is Los Angeles based comedy troupe WET THE HIPPO who will perform for the 500 seat sold out crowd. Joining Martin on sta...

Animation Nights New York

Animation Nights New York March Shorts Recap Video Video credit: Katelyn Thomas
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