Adam Carolla, comedian, podcast king, New York Times Best Selling Author and crowdfunding leader will participate in an Industry Conversation discussing the making of his film Road Hard at the American Film Market (AFM) on Sunday, November 9th. The conversation, titled Road Hard – A Comedian’s Journey from Crowdfunding to Distribution, will give Carolla a forum to discuss challenges and triumphs of funding a film, taking it through production, and working towards distribution.
Perspektive Deutsches Kino: Marie Bäumer to be Jury President of “FGYO-Award Dialogue en perspective” 2015 / Looking for a Young Jury!
The French-German Youth Office (FGYO), official partner of the Berlinale, is calling for applications for the “FGYO-Award Dialogue en perspective” jury in the Perspektive Deutsches Kino section.
Starting now, young film lovers can apply to become jury members for the independent Berlinale award “FGYO-Award...
This years’ Stockholm Achievement Award goes to the American actress Uma Thurman. She will visit Stockholm International Film Festival in November to receive the prestigious Bronze Horse and meet the audience during an exclusive Face2Face.
Justification: Ever since her earliest roles, Uma Thurman has displayed an ability to portray and project the perfect and fantastical, while giving glimpses of the humanity that lies within. Every performance is exciting, enthralling and fero...
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Young Sophie Bell
Information for EFA Members
The self-nomination procedure being concluded, it is our pleasure to present to you the candidates for the EFA Board elections 2014. We wish to thank all candidates for their commitment!
How to vote:
Click here: EFA Members' Area
and enter your membership number
If you don't remember your password, you can simply request a new one by clicking on “F...
Really, all I need to say is that Marion Cotillard stars as the lead actress in “Two Days, One Night,” and that should be enough to put down what you are doing and read this review. The woman is sheer class and prettier in person than on the big screen.
In the working class hero drama about morality, “Two Days, One Night,” Marion Cotillard’s character, Sandra, has one weekend to go door to door to her co-workers’ homes and try to convince them to h...
Bruno Chatelin (filmfestivals.com co founder) - EFA Statement
"A Former EFA Board Member. Veteran in the promotion of film world-wide, let me continue committing my marketing/communication experience and connections to promoting (personally and with my company) the Academy."
A member of the Academy since 1990, he served as Board Member 2012 2013
Time to vote for the European Film Academy Board Members - Bruno Chatelin candidate for re election
During the Third Edition of Los Cabos International Film Festival, the acclaimed filmmaker Atom Egoyan, will offer a Master Class, during which the central theme will be about his new film Remember, now in post-production.
With fifteen feature films and related projects, Atom Egoyan has received numerous awards, including five awards at Festival de Cannes (including the Grand Prize of the Jury, the International...
The 23rd Philadelphia Film Festival will welcome many leading filmmakers to showcase their latest works at this year's event.
The Festival kicks off on Thursday, October 16 with a special presentation of St. Vincent, a rousing comedy starring Bill Murray that also had its opening night World Premiere at the 2014 Toronto Film Festival. Director Ted Melfi and actor Jaedan Lieberher will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A.
Throughout the 11-day event, gu...
Hussam Hindi, the Aristic Director of Dinard Festival celebrates its 25th edition with styleand a great jury.
Photo and Video Credits: Valérie Lavalou for filmfestivals.com
Jury president Catherine Deneuve – actress
1966 : Répulsion by Roman Polanski
1967 : Les Demoiselles de Rochefort by Jacques Demy
1967 : Belle de jour by Luis Buñuel
1980 : Le dernier métro by François Truffaut
2000 : Dancer in the dark by Lars Von Trier
2008 : Un conte de noël by Arnaud Desplechin
Roy Andersson in Venice
Stockholm Visionary Award is awarded to one of Sweden’s most distinctive filmmakers, Roy Andersson. He was recently awarded the Gold Lion for his latest movie, the critically acclaimed A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence. Andersson will be present in Stockholm to recieve the Bronze horse and meet the audience during an exclusive Face2Face.
Justification: Ever since his breakthrough with »A Swedish Love Story«, Ro...
At this year’s BFI London Film Festival annual Awards Ceremony one of Britain’s finest directors Stephen Frears will receive a BFI Fellowship – the highest accolade the UK’s lead organisation for film can bestow. The ceremony will take place on Saturday 18 October, at Banqueting House ahead of the close of the
58th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express®.
A BFI Fellowship is awarded to individuals in recognition of their outsta...
Two-time Oscar® nominee John Malkovich (‘Red,” “In the Line of Fire,” “Dangerous Liaisons,” “Being John Malkovich”) will receive the Zurich Film Festival’s prestigious ‘Golden Eye’ award at this year’s Festival and also present, alongside director Matt Shakman, his latest starring vehicle, the thriller “Cut Bank,” which has been selected as a gala premiere.
The ‘Golden Eye’ ...
In recognition of a unique contribution to the world of film the European Film Academy takes great pleasure in presenting Steve McQueen with the honorary award EUROPEAN ACHIEVEMENT IN WORLD CINEMA.
British video artist Steve McQueen began making short-subject works, almost exclusively silent and black-and-white. They included the short BEAR (1993), which depicts a brief and unusual encounter between two naked men; the 1997 DEADPAN, in which a gentleman stands in the mi...
Hrafn has a tradition for inviting guests from RIFF at his home, weather permitting it includes a visit to his roof when the wind is not too strong...
We spent a delightful evening in good company, and we did not try his snake wine, some did. I personnally know someone who survived the drink.
Hrafn Gunnlaugsson (born 17 June 1948) is an Icelandic film director. He is the brother of the actress Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir. He is mostly known for his series of Viking&nb...
by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent
Last night LA Philharmonic opened the season with a Tribute to John Williams, featuring virtuoso violinist Itzhak Perlman and his greatest movie music moments from Indiana Jones to Star Wars, so this is a perfect time to examine the world of cinema’s renowned music composers.
While none can match the record-stealing 49 Oscar nominations of Williams, some credit should go to the amazing cast of characters (say 49, why not?) who have ...
The Montclair Film Festival today announced that Stephen Colbert will host an evening with his longtime friend Steve Carell on stage at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in downtown Newark, NJ on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 8:00 PM. A Conversation With Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell, held in support of the Montclair Film Festival, New Jersey’s leading non-profit film organization, will feature the pair in an on-stage conversation, bringing these two comedy lege...
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.