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PORTLAND, OR—Portland Film Festival (September 1st – 7th, 2015) is excited to announce its Call for Entries in all categories including student, transmedia, web, short and feature length films.
The largest and most highly attended film festival in Oregon in 2013, PDXFF presented over 145 features/documentary films and short films to an audience of more than 525,000 (23k in person and over 500k online). The festival had over 300 volunteers, 236 visiting and local cast and crew fro...
"Games People Play" will unspool in London in the Portobello Film Fest on September 10th, 2015 at 6:30pm. Admission is FREE!
The noir comedy was written/helmed by Dawn Westlake and stars David Razowsky, Mark Jacobson and Westlake, herself. An Ennio Morricone-esque score was provided by GC Johnson of Acoustic Labs. Johnson will next be heard on the score for the Tom Tykwer-helmed and Tom Hanks-starrer "Hologram for the King", based on the Dave Eggers novel.
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The Azure Lorica Foundation presents FanFilm Awards
Originally a premiered at Ninja-Con 2015, FanFilm Awards is returning for it's first anniversary as a film festival. Showcasing fan-made films, screenplays, and much more!
FanFilm Awards is currently accepting the following submission categories:
Full Length Films
Full Length/Short Screenplays
For more information, please visit us: www.fanfilmawards.com
: Manuel Camacho.
Bea is an immature 16 year old teenager who lives with her mother in a suburb of a large city. Bea just enjoys life and she has fun with her best friend Sandra. No matter what happens around her. But one day will appear a 7 year old mysterious girl called Candela. Thereafter Bea's life will change, beginning a process of maturity, while a strong relationship between the two states. But, who is Candela?
"Games People Play" has been accepted to the film competition in the San Gio Film Festival in Verona, Italy for July 23-27, 2015. This is the 22nd festival acceptance for the film written and directed by Dawn Westlake of Ron de Cana Productions, Inc. in Los Angeles. "Games People Play" was shot on the Canon C500 by Jon Carr. Carr also edited and provided visual effects. The film was scored by Alvarez-featured guitarist Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs. "Games People Play...
"Games People Play", a comedy written and directed by Dawn Westlake and produced by Ron de Cana Productions in Los Angeles, has been selected to the 2015 Anonimul Film Festival in St. Gheorghe, Romania for August 17-23, 2015.
The film stars Second City veteran David Razowsky, Mark Jacobson, and Westlake herself. Shot on the CanonC500 by Jon Carr, the film was scored by Alvarez-featured guitarist Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs.
"Games People Play" has been selected to screen in the Ugu Film Festival in Port Shepstone in the KwaZulu-Natal region of South Africa on September 13th, 2015. The film was written and helmed by Dawn Westlake and produced by her firm, Ron de Cana Productions. Starring David Razowsky, Mark Jacobson and Westlake herself, "Games People Play" features an original score by Alvarez-featured guitarist Gregory Johnson. "Games People Play" was shot on the Canon C500, thanks ...
"Games People Play" has been accepted to the Rwanda Film Fest in Kigali, Rwanda for July 19-31, 2015. The film was shot on the Canon C500 thanks to the generosity of Canon USA, Inc. "Games People Play" stars David Razowsky and Mark Jacobson, along with helmer Dawn Westlake who also wrote the screenplay. Filmed in the style of a Sergio Leone spaghetti western, the film has a Morricone-esque score by Alvarez-featured guitarist Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs.
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The beat goes on
Open Call for Submissions
for the Third Annual Reel Indie Film Fest (RiFF)
DEADLINE: June 30, 2015
(TORONTO, June 8, 2015) – The Reel Indie Film Fest (RiFF) is ready to get down and dirty for 2015. The festival is currently accepting submissions for the 2015 edition. Filmmakers are invited to submit their films and music videos at www.reelindiefilmfest.com/apply.
Taking place in Toronto, October 13 -18, 2015 as part of Indie Week, one of Canada’s...
Guests from around the world will be attending the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), ranging from internationally acclaimed directors and producers through to some of film’s most recognisable actors.
The Festival’s main Juries will judge five award categories:
The Michael Powell Award for Best British Film Best Performance in a British Feature Best International Feature Best Documentary Best Short Film
Read more about our awards and the 2015 nominees....
Eastleigh Film Festival is committed to supporting filmmaking by creating opportunities for the screening and production of inspirational and innovative new work.
We are now open for submissions for short films. See here for complete information: http://eastleighfilmfestival.com/short-film-competition
The winner will have their film screened at a special event during the Festival and receive 1:1 mentoring from Creative England to develop their practice.
Submissions are invited for short films of any genre, production style or technique including animation, documentary, experimental and non-narrative film. Films must be no more than 6 minutes long (including credits) and produced after 1st January 2014.
Director/editor Ester Brym shot her latest project in collaboration with the very popular band Chinaski. She co-directed 1 DAY WITH CHINASKI (Netoč Nás, Natoč Sebe) with musician Ondra Skoch.
This is Brym's first International production and first short film after two successfull Award winning features (Butterflies & Autumn of Route 66).
1 Day With Chinaski premiered in Europe at the end of 2014 and will have its USA Premiere at this year's Action on Film International Fes...
WoFF: World of Film International Festival Glasgow is setting the scope of its first Commonwealth Student Competition on India.
The Festival’s spirit to promote independent filmmaking and emerging cinemas from around the world, in conjunction with the Student Competition’s focus on the Commonwealth countries, puts Indian cinema in the spotlight for the 2015 edition of the festival.
“India’s film culture is one of the oldest ...
"Games People Play", the 2014 comedy film from Ron de Cana Productions, Inc., will be projected at Awards Night on June 12th, 2015 at the Twickenham Alive Film Festival in Twickenham, UK as the Best International Comedy.
Helmed by Dawn Westlake, the film stars reknowned former Second City artistic director David Razowsky (from "Late Night with David Letterman" with Albert Brooks, etc.) and newcomer Mark Jacobson, along with W...
The 68th Festival de Cannes Award Winners
The Jury of the 68th Festival de Cannes, presided by Joel and Ethan Coen, has revealed the names of the 2015 prize-winners during the Awards Ceremony. After paying tribute to Jean Zay, a resistance hero and founder of the Festival, Lambert Wilson welcomed the prize-givers and winners onto the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, to the sound of music playing. The Belgian actress, Cécile de France, had t...
Louder than bombs, dir. Joachim Trier, US/ Norway 2015 - Cannes 2015 Competition
By Martin I. Petrov
How easy it is to forget the past if you’re reminded of it on every single step you make to design the future? Joachim Trier’s third film Louder than bombs, loud in emotions and precise in its storytelling, explores the consequences of forgiveness, betrayal, love and death.
Teaming up again with Eskil Vogt (Oslo, August 31, Blind) on the script, Trier ...
Anytime you have the prolific Roger Deakins on set and powerful performances on screen, it is hard not to have a good film. Dennis Villeneuve's new masterpiece Sicario is, however, better than good. This action packed gripping crime drama that features Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, and Benecio Del Toro is exceptional across the board and potentially has some oscar nominations coming its way. It is really no wonder why the film got a reportedly seven minute standing ovation at its premiere...
Sketch by Nesta Morgan www.art4film.com/
By Martin I. Petrov, Montreal Intl Animation FF Coordinator
The first Animation Day at the Cannes Film Festival, that took place today at the Horyou Village, located at the grounds of Le Grand Hotel Cannes created a fertile ground for animation producers, filmmakers and animation lovers to share news around their work, while attending a panel discussion and a screening of Best Of films from MIAFF 2015. Among the films screened were T...
Terror Film Festival is a blood-chilling, alien-probing, super-thrilling online international film festival designed for filmmakers and screenwriters that runs every October! And our Call For Entries is now open!
We are the only film festival in the world that offers the opportunity for filmmakers and screenwriters to get major exposure by bringing the audience right to their film. Also, being online removes the shackles of venue limitations (which limits the amount of people who can s...
By Martin I. Petrov
‘Put your headphones on and wait for my sign. We need to press play at the same moment to be synchronised and dance.’ Two loners, each holding their own music player surrender to the melancholic sound only they can hear among the trees in a silent forest. Only a split second is enough for one to venture into Yiorgos Lanthimos’ nostalgic ode to solitude.
The loners, this is how we call them. Ordinary singles, in the not so distant future, ar...
Rio de Janeiro, 15/05/2015 - The Brazilian born International Uranium Film Festival is a global festival dedicated to films about all aspects of nuclear power: from uranium mining to nuclear power plants, atomic bombs and atomic waste, from Hiroshima to Fukushima. The Jury of the 5th International Uranium Film Festival has now selected five films that receive the Festival's Yellow Oscar Awards 2015 and that will be honoured in Rio de Janeiro and Be...
Radu Muntean is a Romanian Filmmaker. His fifth feature film One Floor Below (Un Etaj Mai Jos) is at the Un Certain Regard section of the 68th Festival De Cannes.
Patrascu lives happy family life in contemporary Romania. After he witnesses domestic quarrel that ends up with a murder, Patrascu's world is challenged and he is called to discover a side of his character he never explored before.
Interview: Martin I. Petrov
Photo credits: Chloé Vollmer-Lo
by Martin I. Petrov
Being among the films that got exceptional reception by press and industry professionals, The Lobster by Greek director Yiorgos Lanthimos premiered this morning and it was followed by an all star cast press conference, including Colin Farrel, Rachel Weizs and Lea Seydoux.
Among the highlights of the conference was Lanthimos' will to return to his homecountry to do films, but as he explained - it is still extremely difficult.
We asked him about the female empowerment in...