Pro Tools
•Register a festival or a film
Submit film to festivals Promote for free or with Promo Packages

FILMFESTIVALS | 24/7 world wide coverage

Welcome !

Enjoy the best of both worlds: Portal for Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the festivals community.  

An adventure exploring, from dreams to reality, the emerging talents in our community.

Launched in 1995, relentlessly connecting films to festivals, reporting and promoting festivals worldwide.

A brand new website will soon be available. Covid-19 is not helping, stay safe meanwhile.

For collaboration, editorial contributions, or publicity, please send us an email here

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes

Best Trailers for November 2020

 

Aviva Press


Aviva Press, the e-press service in entertainment news, fashion, film festivals, music festivals, festival awards, television news, technology news, and celebrity photos.


feed

23rd Israel Film Festival Opening Night Gala Coverage

By Maria Esteves - November 4, 2008

The 23rd Israel Film Festival (IFF) in New York presented by IsraFest Foundation, celebrates Israel's 60th Anniversary is held at the Clearview Cinemas, October 29 - November 13, 2008. The spectacular Opening Night Gala, Awards Ceremony, and U.S. premiere of LOST ISLANDS, directed by Reshef Levy commenced at 7:00 PM at the luxurious Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday, October 29, 2008. Directors, producers, musicians,
actors, celebrities, dignitaries, industry professionals, and special guests attended the Opening Night Gala. IFF founder/executive director Meir Fenigstein graciously opened the 23rd Israel Film Festival in New York.
The Opening Night reception held at the Flatotel Hotel immediately followed the Opening Night U.S. premiere of LOST ISLANDS.

This year's festival includes 18 premieres, 11 features, 14 documentaries, six shorts; filmmaker's panel discussion, special events, awards ceremonies, and gala receptions. 2008 IFF selection of historical films dedicated to Israel's 60th Anniversary are "The True Story of Palestine,"directed by Joel Silberg; "Homeland," directed by Dani Rosenberg; "Children of the Sun," directed by Ran Tal; "Altalena," directed by Eli Cohen; and "The Little Traitor, " directed by Lynn Roth. For further information or to purchase tickets call 1.877.966.5566, or email festival@israelfilmfestival.org.


2008 IFF Opening Night Gala red carpet arrivals: magazine editor/publisher
Mort Zuckerman, New York Daily News, (right), with 2008 IFF Lifetime
Achievement Award winner producer/director/writer Irwin Winkler.


2008 IFF Opening Night Gala red carpet arrivals:
2008 IFF Lifetime Achievement Award winner
producer/director/writer Irwin Winkler.


2008 IFF Opening Night Gala red carpet arrivals: IFF founder
/executive director Meir Fenigstein, (left), with Lifetime
Visionary Award winner, actor/producer/director/writer
Danny DeVito, (center), and his wife actress Rhea Perlman.


2008 IFF Opening Night Gala red carpet
arrivals: actress Julia Levy, U.S. Premiere
"Altalena."


2008 IFF Opening Night Gala red carpet arrivals: IFF founder/executive director Meir Fenigstein, (right), with Lifetime Visionary Award winner, actor/producer/director/writer Danny DeVito, (center), and legendary entertainer singer/actress Lainie Kazan.



2008 IFF Opening Night Gala red carpet arrivals: (From left to right),
IFF founder/executive director Meir Fenigstein, with Outstanding
Achievement in Film Award winner, producer/director/writer
Edward Zwick, Lifetime Visionary Award winner, actor/producer
/director/writer Danny DeVito and IFF award presenter
actor/director/writer Liev Schreiber.


2008 IFF Opening Night Gala Awards Ceremony:
Consul General of Israel in New York Assaf Shariv.


2008 IFF Opening Night Gala Awards Ceremony:
IFF award presenter, magazine editor/publisher
Mort Zuckerman, New York Daily News.


2008 IFF Opening Night Gala Awards Ceremony: IFF award presenter,
actor Michael Douglas.


2008 IFF Opening Night Gala Awards Ceremony: Lifetime Visionary
Award winner, actor/producer/director/writer Danny DeVito.


2008 IFF Opening Night Gala Awards Ceremony: Outstanding Achievement
in Film Award winner, producer/director/writer Edward Zwick.

Links

The Bulletin Board

> The Bulletin Board Blog
> Partner festivals calling now
> Call for Entry Channel
> Film Showcase
>
 The Best for Fests

Meet our Fest Partners 

Following News

Interview with AFM Director

 

Interview with Cannes Marche du Film Director 

 

Interview with the Parasite director

Brad Pitt and Leonard Maltin Interviewed

Filmfestivals.com dailies live coverage from


> Live from India
> Live from LA
> IFFI Goa
> Lost World Film Festival
> Locarno
> Toronto
> Venice
> San Sebastian
> BFI London

> Film Festival Days
> AFM
> Tallinn Black Nights

> Palm Springs Film Festival
> Kustendorf
> Rotterdam
> Sundance
Santa Barbara Film Festival SBIFF
> Berlin 
> Fantasporto
Amdocs
Houston WorldFest
 
Cannes / Marche du film online

Useful links for the indies:

Big files transfer
> Celebrities / Headlines / News / Gossip
> Clients References
> Crowd Funding
> Deals

> Festivals Trailers Park
> Film Commissions 
> Film Schools
> Financing
> Independent Filmmaking
> Motion Picture Companies and Studios
> Movie Sites
> Movie Theatre Programs
> Music/Soundtracks 
> Posters and Collectibles
> Professional Resources
> Screenwriting
> Search Engines
> Self Distribution
> Search sites – Entertainment
> Short film
> Streaming Solutions
> Submit to festivals
> Videos, DVDs
> Web Magazines and TV

A question for Jennifer Aniston from Richard Hobert winner at SBIFF 2020 :

Top 3 Tech Innovations in Film History

> Other resources
+ SUBSCRIBE to the weekly Newsletter
+ Connecting film to fest: Marketing & Promotion
Special offers and discounts
Festival Waiver service
 

User images

gersbach.net