Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Time is flying by fast and we're already halfway through 2015! We hope the first half of the year has been a productive one for you and for those who have joined us at our forums in Los Angeles, New York, Cannes and Shanghai - we hope that your experience with us has been insightful and helpful in moving forward your networks, investments, businesses and projects.
For the next half of the year, we're busy planning two special conferences that are e...
The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) today announced the Dubai Film Market’s (DFM) plans to strengthen its programme to further support filmmakers, develop a thriving film culture in the region, build a sustainable industry and promote Arab cinema on an international platform for the 12th edition which runs from December 9-16, 2015.
The Dubai Film Connection (DFC), the region’s co-production market will return to the DFM. Launched in 2007, the DFC raised the visibility of ...
Durban FilmMart Success Stories 2010-2015
Now in its sixth year, the Durban FilmMart (DFM) has become an integral part of the fast-growing South African film industry. Since its inception in 2010, DFM has helped to facilitate more than 80 African co-production projects, many of which have subsequently been produced as acclaimed films. As the African and South African industry grows, the quality and volume of submitted projects has increased every year, making DFM the leading inde...
“Canadian Pakistani Music Videos (Pakistani Movie Edit)” A New Addition to Pakistani Film, Music and Television Industry, now released in the USA followed by new American-Canadian Movie and Music Album Releases.
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The PAMA will run sept 25-27th, 2015.
The event will screen several blocks of shorts from all over the world, moreover from USA and France. Features and scripts are accepted too. 20 awards may be reward the best artists and filmmakers in a range of 10 categories.
All categories can be found on the festival's website.
All nominated movies, special events, french premiere and professional meetings will be held in the historical heart of Paris : Saint-Germain-des-Près.
Produire au Sud of Festival des 3 Continents, in Nantes, France together with the French Embassy in South Africa have once again partnered with Africa’s premier film finance and co-production forum, the Durban FilmMart (DFM), which takes place during the 36th Durban International Film Festival from July 16 to 26, 2015.
This is the third year that this prestigious film developmental programme has partnered with the DFM, a film industry development initiative ...
Frat Dude Secret Gossip
Due to extreme high volume of requests and curiosity of the general public this blog/article has to be published. The “Fratmen Fratpad Tributes” are more than 100s of songs and more than 1000 music videos given as a tribute to all the Fratmen of Arizona. Kindly note the songs are not random and they are about actual people. The setting of the music videos is Arizona. All the other States such as California, Arkansas, Massachusetts, Chicago, Wisc...
300 up-and-coming producers attended the fifth go-round of the popular Producers Workshop program at the 2015 Marché du Film (May 13-22 2015) in Cannes.
The four-day get-together drew top industry executives to lead a range of seminars, designed to educate new producers on the ins-and-outs of the global film industry.
An initiative of the Marché du Film, the program was sold out long in advance of the market this year. The Workshop ran from May 13-15, with two additional sessio...
“Mediterranea,” by Jonas Carpignano
SCAD alumni films appear at Cannes Film Festival
SAVANNAH, Georgia – May 2015 – The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) congratulates the alumni whose films were selected to be a part of the Cannes Film Festival from May 13 to May 24.
“Ovation for Oscar: An Exhibition at SCAD Museum of Art” will premiere at the La Marché du Film, and documents the creation of the first posthumous museum tribute to l...
The booths are starting to be dismantled and the market is slowly becoming a ghost town. As fast as it went up, it will come down. The film festval does not technical end until Sunday, but already deals have been made and people have had their flights out. The larger screenings have already been premiered and most of the stars have went their merry which way. The vibrant marketplace is no more but in its short existence, the bustling environment was something very special. When...
Screenings: Latest Updates
9:30am - VIRGIN MOUNTAIN - Palais H
11:30am - THE 13TH STEP - Gray 4
5:30pm - MAGIC WORLD - Palais B
Check Cinando for the most up-to-date schedule!
NEXT Brings in Prime Examples for Video on Demand Talk
Today in the NEXT Pavillion brought in different ways to promote film through Video on Demand. The talk was titled, "VOD: The challenges and opportunities of Digital Distribution and How To Embrace Them." The talk was put on by FilmDoo. The two projects that were focused on were The Tide Project and Walk This Way. The Tide Project is a part of Europa Distribution and its purpose is to experiment with new business models that hav...
Cargo Entertainment and Radiant Films International have entered into a multi-faceted, strategic partnership to expand their combined production, finance and sales capabilities for commercial feature films, it was announced today by Cargo’s CEO and Managing Partner, Marina Grasic, and Jan Korbelin Managing Partner and Radiant’s President and CEO, Mimi Steinbauer.
As the first step in their new collaboration, Cargo has made an investment in Radiant with Steinbauer assuming th...
10:00am - Olympia 1
Video on Demand Opportunities in China.
Round table moderated by Liz Shackleton (Screen International) with an introductory speech by Hou Po (Deloitte). Panelists: Marc Ganis (Jiaflix), David U. Lee (Leeding Media), Li Yansong (iQIYI) and Allen Zhu Huilong (Youku Tudou).
10:00am - Palais K
Cinema Innovation in the Digital Experience Economy. Round table presented with Europa Cinemas, moderated by Michael Gubbins (Sampomedia) with spe...
Cinema Innovation in the Digital Experience Economy
10:00 am - 12:00 pm | @Palais K - Palais des Festivals - Level 4
Digital Distribution of Films : Real and Concrete Business Cases
2:30 - 3:30 pm | @NEXT Pavilion
FILM4CLIMATE: Taking Action on Climate Change!
4:00 - 5:00 pm | @NEXT Pavilion
May 19th 10:00am - 11:00am American Pavilion Limited seats
TimesTalks Presents: DISNEY PIXAR'S “INSIDE OUT” CAST AND CREATIVE
Check out this fascinating, fun talk with “Inside Out” director Pete Docter and producer Jonas Rivera—the team behind the Oscar-winning film “Up”—plus award-winning actors Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling, Lewis Black and Phyllis Smith, who provide the voices of Joy, Disgust, Anger and Sadness in this original new mov...
ORI ANIMATION (http://www.ori-animation.com/en_index.html).
ORI ANIMATION CO., LTD China, founded in August, 2006, is a national animation enterprise authorized by the Chinese Government. With over 120 million dollars total assets, ORI is equipped with more than 280 high-technical employees, building partnership with over 20 animation production teams at home and abroad.
By the end of 2014, ORI has completed 5 original animated feature ...
“Producers Meet Producers”, the new event in the Animation Production Day 2015 programme, promises to be a great success – 76 producers have signed up for it. New funding from the German Federal Film Board (FFA) has created a positive stimulus. With 120 participants from 12 different countries and 37 selected projects with a combined production volume of 130 million Euros, this is the biggest APD yet.
Animation Production Day (organised by t...
Title: ANFIBIO / AMPHIBIAN
Filmmaker and Script: Héctor Silva Núñez
Production: Marco Olmos & Héctor Silva Núñez
15 min / Spanish/ Short Film / Fiction
Production company: Films 808
Jesús lives with his father on the shore of a large lake. José, his older brother, has returned home carrying with him a criminal past. This morning, Jes...
Roman Kopelevich’s Red Sea Media will bring eight completed titles to the Cannes market and handling international sales. The company’s expanded sales slate includes: ALIENATE directed by Michael Shumway; BLACKLINE written and directed by Christian Johnston, starring MAX RYAN; LUMBERJACK MAN directed by Josh Bear; MORNING written and directed by Leland Orser, starring Jeanne Tripplehorn and Laura Linney; PALE HORSE directed by Pearry Reginald Teo; GNOME ALONE directed by Timothy Wood...
Foresight Unlimited is launching a television sales arm with an initial slate of three original series from Timothy Scott Bogart and Gary A. Randall’s Boardwalk Entertainment. Foresight’s Mark Damon and Tamara Birkemoe will handle foreign sales and work with international partners to co-produce projects with international themes which will be for the most part, shot abroad.
The first of the three one-hour dramatic scripted series will be “Headliners”, an in...
Noomi Rapace (“Prometheus,” “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, The Drop”) has signed on to play the iconic and most influential female opera singer of the 20th century, Maria Callas, in the feature biopic “Callas.”
Niki Caro (“McFarland, USA,” “Whale Rider,” “North Country”) is attached to direct “Callas” from a screenplay she adapted from Alfonso S...
Today is the opening day of the Marché! So far, 11,000 attendees have already registered, with a strong increase of participants from Korea and Italy.
From these numbers, producers make up 29%, followed by distributors with 24% and sales agents with 11%.
The Marché welcomes a record number of 117 countries. For the first time Albania, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan will be represented.
3,300 films will be on sale. 950 films will be shown in the 1,400 screenings alre...