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Glasgow FF 2015: Interview with Morgan Matthews for X+Y

Morgan Matthews is a successful filmmaker and producer, mainly known for a number of documentaries like Beautiful Young Minds and Shooting Bigfoot. X+Y is his first feature film, inspired by a the true story of a young boy, diagnosed to be on the autistic spectrum, who travelled from the UK to China to participate in a mathematical olympiad. There, he did not only succeed in pursuing his dream, but also in discovering friendship, love and in finding his real self.       ...

Glasgow Film Festival 2015 with new Awards

  At this year’s 11th edition of the Glasgow Film Festival, the warmly embraced cultural event in Scotland introduces two new awards: Audience and Critic’s choice.    The first will be awarded to the film that receives the most positive votes from the audience with the usual procedure of voting after each screening as happens in many festivals worldwide.    The films competing for the audience award are:    The Wonders by Alice Rohrwacher, ...

Best Short Film Competition - EVER!

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Best short film competition - EVER!! The winning filmmaker wins up to $25,000 to shoot one of the top 10 scripts. Winning writer receives up to $10,000 for their short script! Writers judge filmmakers and filmmakers judge writers. It’s that simple! We fund you to collaborate. The writers review films and decide the best filmmaker. The filmmakers read scripts and decide the top 10 scripts. The winning filmmaker selects one of the top 10 scripts to shoot and we fund the production. The sc...

Berlinale 2015 Interview: Justin Kelly for I am Michael

  Justin Kelly - I am Michael, 2015 US - Interview   Justin Kelly is an American writer and director, who has mainly directed music videos before entering the film industry with several short films. I am Michael is his first feature film that premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and it was part of the Berlinale Panorama. The film tells the story of a gay activist and writer, who suddenly turned to religion, developing a theory against homosexuality and is starring...

Berlinale 2015: Body (review)

Body, dir. Malgorzata Szumowska, Poland, Berlinale 2015 - Competition  by Martin I. Petrov In a visionary, humorous wander though the life of (not that much) ordinary people in the polish capital Warsaw, Malgorzata Szumowska’s Body aims to go far under the skin and explore incentives, find answers and criticise bits of our parallel realities.  A father living with his anorexic daughter Olga, after the death of his wife, is trapped between the cruelty he has to face...

Berlinale 2015: Body (review)

  Body, dir. Malgorzata Szumowska, Poland, Berlinale 2015 - Competition    In a visionary, humorous wander though the life of (not that much) ordinary people in the polish capital Warsaw, Malgorzata Szumowska’s Body aims to go far under the skin and explore incentives, find answers and criticise bits of our parallel realities.    A father living with his anorexic daughter Olga, after the death of his wife, is trapped between the cruelty he has to face every ...

Berlinale 2015: Knight of Cups (review)

Knight of cups, dir. Terrence Malick - Berlinale 2015 Competition  by Martin I. Petrov “No one cares about reality anymore.”  Realist or not, Terrence Malick seems to have sliced the cake in two, once again. For some, Knight of cups was worth the waiting and for others was two hours of an image flow, that - if we need to be exact - is his way of storytelling.  And let’s face it, no one goes to see a film from the American indie representative and ...

Berlinale 2015: 45 Years (review)

45 Years, dir. Andrew Haigh - Berlinale 2015 Competition by Martin I. Petrov English director Andrew Haigh competes for the golden bear with a story about a couple about to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary. But who said that after certain age, life cannot ring surprises?  After directing Weekend, a multi-awarded film about a gay couple in London, Andrew Haigh became one of the most promising new talents of his age, turning also into a symbol for queer cinema which was back...

Berlinale 2015 Interview: Lirio Ferreira for Blue Blood

Interview with Lirio Ferreira, director of Blue Blood - opening film of Berlinale Panorama 2015  by Martin I. Petrov Lirio Ferreira was born in Recife in 1965. He started directing films while studying journalism. His first feature Baile Perfumado premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 1997, followed by Árido movie (2005) and many documentaries that have won numerous prizes in Brazil and beyond. Blue blood is his third feature film, open...

Berlinale 2015: Blue Blood / Sangue Azul (Review)

Blue Blood (Sangue Azul), dir. Lirio Ferreira, 2014 Brazil - Berlinale Panorama    by Martin I. Petrov  Vibrant images, breathtaking sea horizons, a passionate macho Latino and some romance in the background - is there anything else to ask for from Brazilian cinema?  Acclaimed director Lirio Ferreira presents a story for contemporary filmgoers, keeping it at heart a traditional old-style Brazilian romanzo. Pedro, a handsome young circus performer, returns to his ho...

VideoMaker Film Festival

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VideoMaker Film Festival, an international short film competition, now in its fourth year, is organized by the cultural association T.A.R.E. (Terapie Artistiche per Ricoveri Emozionali) and comes from the passion of a group of friends who love cinema and every expression of art, setting the goal of promoting cinema culture in all its forms and to develop and/or to arise the passion of this art in young people, to which are given the opportunity to express their creativity, emotions, brilliance through their works. VideoMaker Film Festival aims to be a repository of information, ideas, innovations and experiments. A vent, a diary of images. Art that expresses emotions and concepts even if poor in means. Inside the VideoMaker Film Festival everyone can tell the past, the present and the future, everyone can overturn or affirm, learn, communicate, reflect and invent, in a few words, making movies, making art.

Berlinale 2015: Knight of Cups (review)

  Knight of cups, dir. Terrence Malick - Berlinale 2015 Competition    “No one cares about reality anymore.”  Realist or not, Terrence Malick seems to have sliced the cake in two, once again. For some, Knight of cups was worth the waiting and for others was two hours of an image flow, that - if we need to be exact - is his way of storytelling.    And let’s face it, no one goes to see a film from the American indie representative and expects...

Berlinale 2015: 45 Years (review)

  45 Years, dir. Andrew Haigh - Berlinale 2015 Competition   English director Andrew Haigh competes for the golden bear with a story about a couple about to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary. But who said that after certain age, life cannot ring surprises?    After directing Weekend, a multi-awarded film about a gay couple in London, Andrew Haigh became one of the most promising new talents of his age, turning also into a symbol for queer cinema which was back t...

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Opening Film at the Berlinale Panorama 2015

insular and other seas film festival

Le Festival s’attache à mettre en valeur et à promouvoir le film insulaire et outre-mer.

1/ Une compétition ouverte au film insulaire, doc et fiction réaliser à partir de 2010 , et une autre pour le cinéma autre mer, long métrage .

2/ Une sélection hors compétition ouverte à l’ensemble des genres (documentaires, fictions, animations) sans condition de date de réalisation.

Contact:
Email : contact@sirenetv.fr
Website: http://www.djerbafilmfestival.sirenetv.fr 

Lenny Abrahamson to Screen ‘Frank’ in Schull at the 7th Corona Fastnet Film Festival in May and Host Q&A

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‘Frank’ Irish comedy-drama directed by Lenny Abrahamson, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews. A surreal comedy inspired by the cult musician Frank Sidebottom, played by Michael Fassbender and co starring Domhnall Gleeson and Maggie Gyllenhaal. ‘Frank’ will be screened at this years Festival that will run from the 20th to the 24th of May in the beautiful seaside town of Schull. Lenny has just returned from the US having finished shooting his &ldqu...

7th CORONA FASTNET SHORT FILM FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES

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7th CORONA FASTNET SHORT FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ENTRIES f Submissions may be made by following the link on our website http://www.fastnetshortfilmfestival.com/your-films/ or directly through www.withoutabox.com Late Entry Deadline, 5pm, 14th February 2015. All submissions must have been completed no earlier than 1st January 2013 and no works in progress will be accepted. Professional and amateur filmmakers working in all aesthetic disciplines and genres including, drama, documentary...

St Andrews Green Film Festival

16 - 21 February 2015
St Andrews, Scotland

The St Andrews Green Film Festival showcases the most inpiring and world changing folms and documentaries highlighting the issues of climate change, environment and sustainability.

Our week long festival, held in the coastal town of St Andrews, UK- hosts several documentary films, events and workshops targeted towards families and individuals of all ages with an aim at raising awareness and engaging discussion and debate regarding some of the issues facing our planet and how we can all make a difference.

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/StAGreenFilm

Twitter: http://twitter.com/greenfilmsta

 

 

Golden Globes 2015 Stage a Good, Old-Fashioned, Hollywood Comeback

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent It wasn’t too long ago that the words “Golden Globes” would raise the specter of litigation, corruption, and a whiff of foul play - but no more. For 2015, it looks like current President Theo Kingma has cleaned house over at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). Because everything that won for 2015 looks to be incredibly legitimate to the prevailing sentiment among film critics. Even the usual detractors, as well as w...

Interviewed in Italian after Amarcort Film Festival!

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After the 2014 Amarcort Film Festival where Dawn Westlake's "Over A Cheever" series of four films inspired by the life and works of John Cheever were screened in an honorary session at Cineteca di Rimini on December 6th, Dawn was interviewed by Italian journalist Enrico Zoi, a guest of the festival from his native Florence. The interview was published online on January 5, 2015: http://www.esserciweb.it/cinema/dawn-westlake-vivo-sogno-cinema/ (Photo credit: Fabio Ceccarelli) For mo...

The Minneapolis Underground Film Festival announces their call for entry

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Minneapolis, MN January 6, 2015 - The 2015 Minneapolis Underground Film Festival is officially announcing their call for entries through Withoutabox.com and FilmFreeway.com. Minnesota made films submission fees are waived until June 12, 2015. The 8th Annual Minneapolis Underground Film Festival official Call for Entries is open to anyone with a desire to submit their work. The categories include: feature film, documentary feature, experimental/avant-garde feature, music video, short film and MN...

The Time in Between

Director: Leigh Anthony DEHANEY.

experimental concepts of "the time in between"

Female Eye Film Festival Calling

The Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF) is an annual international women director’s film festival. The FeFF illuminates the best of independent filmmakers and offers a cinematic perspective through the Female Eye. We showcase high caliber independent films in drama, comedy, sci-fi, action, horror, documentary, animation and experimental by debut, emerging, established filmmakers. Moderated Q & A’s with the directors follow each and every program (screenings are 2 hrs. in durat...

Let the Community Decide who to fund! We Fund you to Collaborate!

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Writers judge filmmakers and filmmakers judge writers. It’s that simple! We fund you to collaborate. The writers review films and decide the best filmmaker. The filmmakers read scripts and decide the top 10 scripts. The winning filmmaker selects one of the top 10 scripts to shoot and we fund the production with the entry fees. The screenwriter gets paid and their script made. The filmmaker gets funded to shoot the script. Imagine a community that reviews your work,, provides you with abu...

2015 Art of Brooklyn Film Festival Calling

The 5th Annual Art of Brooklyn Film Festival (May 13-17, 2015) opened submissions on October 1st, 2014 with a special early bird rate of $25 that will last until October 31st. Filmmakers can submit via Withoutabox, and — for the first time — Film Freeway.  http://www.theartofbrooklyn.org/submissions.html The 5th Annual Art of Brooklyn Film Festival (May 13-17, 2015) opened submissions on October 1st,&nb...
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