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Stefan Kitanov receives Europa Cinemas Award for Entrepreneur of the Year 2012

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Every year Europa Cinemas awards three Prizes to the Best Exhibitors of the Network and this year the Europa Cinemas Award for Entrepreneur of the Year has been awarded to Stefan Kitanov. In the official letter signed by the President of Europa Cinemas – Ian Christie and the Director General Claude-Eric Poiroux it is said that: “The award has been awarded to Mr. Kitanov in recognition of his successful work as exhibitor of Dom na Kinoto, whose annual admissions have doubled ...

The Asia Pacific Screen Awards announced the four successful projects to be awarded development grants

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MPA APSA FILM FUND 2012 GRANT RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED Projects from Australia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Israel and Turkey   The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) has announced the four successful projects to be awarded development grants of US$25,000 in the 2012 MPA (Motion Picture Association) APSA Academy Film Fund. Established in 2010, the fund is intended to stimulate film production in Asia Pacific. The US$25,000 development grants go to: • Mohammad Rasoulof from the Islam...

Rebecca Thomas' Debut Feature ELECTRICK CHILDREN Starring Julia Garner, Rory Culkin @ AFI Fest in Los Angeles

Stunning ELECTRICK CHILDREN is Rebecca Thomas' debut feature film, surprising as that may be. The movie tells the story of 15 year-old Rachel, played wonderfully by Julia Garner, who lives on a fundamentalist Mormon homestead in the Utah desert, just outside Las Vegas. On her 15th birthday Rachel must answer routine questions about her life, recorded on tape deck. Fascinated with the tape deck, later that night she creeps into the basement to find it.  When she discovers a rock mus...

Peter Straughan at BAFTA Screenwriters Lecture, BFI London, Sketch by Nesta 24/10/12

On screenwriting Peter says it's like swimming. "I can't sketch, I just paint it as I go", "with structure". Peter wrote the film "The Men Who Stare at Goats", staring George Clooney, he is a BAFTA award winner for his Screenplay adaptation of "Tinker,Tailor, Soldier Spy" which he co-wrote with Bridget O'Connor.

NYFF50 Zemeckis’s Flight Press Conference Coverage

By Maria Esteves – October 15, 2012 The 50th New York Film Festival 2012 (NYFF50) presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center Closing Night World Premiere press screening of FLIGHT, by Academy Award-winning director Robert Zemeckis was held at the Walter Reade Theater, Sunday, October 14, 9:00 AM. A live press conference immediately followed with director Zemeckis, screenwriter John Gatins, casts members John Goodman, Don Cheadle, Melissa Leo, Bruce Greenwood and Academy Award-winnin...

Deadline coming soon! Online submissions admited

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  Cine//B is calling for entries. Any genre, any format, any running time. ♦ Deadline this Friday 14.09.12 ! We accept online screeners (via vimeo, youtube, wetrasnfer or dropbox) to the e-mail: florencia@festivalcineb.com   RULES AND CRITERIA FOR SUBMISSION ​*The competition is always open for submissions.​ *To enter, your film can be: a Chilean or foreign production, a student film, any genre, any budget, an...

Cinefest-OZ 2012, closing night gala.

Cinefest-OZ 2012, closing night gala, August 25th.  Miranda Edmons and Emma Booth photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Cinefest-OZ 2012, closing night gala.

Cinefest-OZ 2012, closing night gala, August 25th.  Actors David Wenham and Emma Booth photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Cinefest-OZ 2012, closing night gala.

Cinefest-OZ closing night gala. September 25th, 2012 Filmmaker Miranda Edmonds and her 'Tango Underpants'... lol! 

+Hollyshorts final day, awards to be revealed later today

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Tickets are available now on www.hollyshorts.com and hollyshortsfilmfestival.eventbrite.com.   August 16th marks the final day of the 8th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival at the Chinese 6 Theatres. Come and check out some great short films all day. Highlights include an 11am International Shorts Program, 1:30pm Odd Couple shorts program, Web Series at 4pm, and Documentary shorts at 6:30pm. In addition, check out some insightful panel discussions during the final day of the HollyShorts Indie ...

Cine//B_5 is now open for submissions

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Cine//B is calling for entries. Don't wait until the last minute; send your film as soon as possible. Any genre, any format, any running time. ♦ Deadline 14.09.12   RULES AND CRITERIA FOR SUBMISSION ​*The competition is always open for submissions.​ *To enter, your film can be: a Chilean or foreign production, a student film, any genre, any budget, any length ie feature or short, completed or a ‘work in progress'. ...

The Men Who Fell to Earth

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Just like Ziggy Stardust in an alien theory based pop concept-starring Bowie 30 years ago (in The Men Who Fell to Earth) the Slovenian film director Jan Cvitkovič in his latest film Arheo (Archeo) talks about party of 3(man, woman and a child) who has fallen from the sky to the Earth. And he is using a powerful close ups, the images to instrument his very own private film concept. However, this is no The Men Who Fell to Earth pop concept by Nicholas Roeg and Slovenian film director Cvit...

INTERVIEW WITH JIM BUTTERWORTH of NAKED EDGE FILMS (Gone, Donor Unknown at Tribeca 2011 Festival)

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Fest 21 (Suzanne Lynch) sat down with Jim Butterworth, the president and co-founder of Naked Edge Films, a documentary film production company based in New York City and Boulder, Colorado, to discuss the two documentaries his company has at the 2011 Tribeca festival -- GONE and DONOR UNKNOWN.   Jim, you have a background in technology as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. How does this background translate to what you are doing with Naked Edge Films? ...

Expanding French Film Markets

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For France, much more so than any other country, film making is an established art form and an integral part of French culture. Public financial support for film making and distribution in foreign territories is a considered an important tool of foreign cultural policies. French cinema represents France. This perception is also reflected at the box office with indigenous films having a much higher share of the domestic box office than other countries and a larger proportion of the French going t...

HOLLYSHORTS 8th (August 9-16, 2012) Calling for entries

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 Contact Info  3906 Pacific Ave #3  Marina Del Rey, CA 90292  California USA Website: http://www.hollyshorts.com/    HollyShorts  HollyShorts www.hollyshorts.com is now accepting submissions for the 8th installment of the HollyShorts Film Festival which takes place August 9-16, 2012 in Hollywood, CA. Since the festivals launch in 2005, HollyShorts has grown into the largest short form content film festi...

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Ain't It Cool News: www.aint-it-cool-news.com News and reviews Cinema: www.cinema.presse.fr Reviews and portraits (French) CineMatter:www.shreck.com Movie releases and reviews Coming Attractions: http://corona.bc.ca/films/mainFramed.html Chronic'art: http://www.chronicart.com En salle, en vidéo, news, critiques... (French) Documentary Films.Net: http://www.documentaryfilms.net News, reviews, resources... Ecran Noir: http://www.ecran-noir.com Le ciné-zin...

BendFilm 2012 OPENS SUBMISSIONS!

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Hi everyone, hope you’ll submit for 2012.  Please spread the word!!  Thank you   We had a record breaking 2011 and are super-psyched for this coming year!!     Now in its 9th year, BENDFILM FESTIVAL celebrates independent cinema's brave voices by bringing thought-provoking, inspiring, and engaging films from all over the world to Central Oregon's scenic mountainous town of Bend. Unmistakably filmmaker-friendly, BendFilm has been deemed one of "25 Festiv...

James Franco at PSIFF 2011 on 'SAL' (2011)

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  James Franco and Val Lauren in Palm Springs for 'SAL' (2011) by PSIFF press James Franco’s feature film SAL (2011) held its world premiere at the 68th La Biennale Venice Film Festival. Most recently the film debuted in Palm Springs during the 23rd Palm Springs International Film Festival. After the screening of the film, Franco appeared with lead actor in SAL, Val Lauren, to attend a Q and A to audiences. Read some of Franco’s answers to questions below.   JAMES...

James Franco at PSIFF 2011 on 'SAL' (2011)

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  James Franco and Val Lauren in Palm Springs for 'SAL' (2011) by PSIFF press James Franco’s feature film SAL (2011) held its world premiere at the 68th La Biennale Venice Film Festival. Most recently the film debuted in Palm Springs during the 23rd Palm Springs International Film Festival. After the screening of the film, Franco appeared with lead actor in SAL, Val Lauren, to attend a Q and A to audiences. Read some of Franco’s answers to questions below.   JAMES...

The Winter Film Awards Opening Night: Major Studio and Latin Film Gala in New York February 9th

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  Opening Night of the First Annual Winter Film Awards to award the very best in Major Studio productions and Latin American Film with A-list celebrities and entertainers to be performing, presenting and attending. New York, NY, January 17, 2012 - The Winter Film Awards (WFA) Opening Night will be on par with the finest American award shows of our time. Executive Producer Johnny Falcones says "The Winter Film Awards will be another New York tradition where the Stars can shine for ...

Alex Boyce, formerly with The Hollywood Reporter, joins HitFix

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HitFix (www.HitFix.com), one of the fastest growing film, TV and entertainment sites online, announced today that Alex Boyce, former General Manager of Digital for The Hollywood Reporter, has been hired as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy."Alex has a proven track record of driving growth and delivering value for online businesses. The addition of Alex to the senior management team will enhance HitFix's strong position in the entertainment arena," added CEO and co-founde...

Angelina Jolie’s Directorial Debut in Berlinale

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Taviani, Petzold and Billy Bob Thornton: World Premieres in the Competition and Angelina Jolie’s Directorial Debut in the New Cinema at the 'Haus der Berliner Festspiele' An additional ten world premieres will be screening in the Competition programme of the Berlinale 2012. Directors Billy Bob Thornton, Christian Petzold, Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, Benedek Fliegauf, Hans-Christian Schmid, Matthias Glasner, Miguel Gomes, Alain Gomis, Ursula Meier and Spiros Stathoulopoulos will all be competin...
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