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Partnering these next months with the hottest festivals and markets so you can get full coverage.

    We, at, are extremely proud of our relationships and partnerships with these amazing film events: AFM, Venice Production Bridge, Tallinn Black Nights International Film Festival, Industry@Tallinn,  FestForums Santa Barbara, FestForums New York, Montreal International Animation Film Festival - Animaze, WoFF Glasgow, UNAFF, Bridges Festival, Bahamas Int Film Festival, Houston WorldFest, Fa...

Australia's largest regional film festival kicks off for 10 days of cinematic bliss, set in beautiful Byron Bay

The festival runs FRIDAY 18 - SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER 2019 Good luck to the festival (J'aimee in Cannes with bruno chatelin) from your friends at Check out the line up of events and VR porogram   ...

Seville European Film Festival will premiere the second season of ‘La peste’

Shot in Andalusia, in historic spaces in Seville, the series, which began with the epidemic that devastated the Andalusian capital during the sixteenth century, focuses on this new release, in a city dominated by organized crime The Seville European Film Festival has announced this Friday that it will host the absolute premiere of the second season of 'La Peste', the original fiction by Movistar+ in collaboration with Atípica Films, created by Alberto Rodríguez and Rafae...

Japan Content Showcase 2019 achieved a record number of exhibitors as 405 !!

  The number of registered buyer remains unchanged from the previous year !   “TIFFCOM” is the only film festival in Japan approved by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations. As we are approaching our 16th anniversary, “Japan Content Showcase 2019 (JCS)” will be held from October 22nd (Tue) to 24th (Thu), JCS of content market to represent Asia to featuring music, TV, film and animation is combining the three markets for film ...

Inaugural Oklahoma Film + Music Conference: New Heights November 14 and 15

OF+MO will host the inaugural Oklahoma Film + Music Conference: New Heights November 14 + 15 on the 50th floor of Vast in Oklahoma City. This event will feature two days of panel sessions with a wide variety of topics to benefit statewide industry professionals, as well as workshops, networking events and exhibitions. Additionally, this conference will commemorate 40 years of the state supporting an organized Film Commission by recognizing our state’s success and the strides we’ve...

‘Tarzan’ actor’s wife stabbed to death in her Santa Barbara home by his son, SB sheriff says

Ely won the role of Tarzan in 1966 after playing supporting roles in films such as South Pacific (1958), as an airplane navigator, The Fiend Who Walked the West (1958) and The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1959).  During the filming of Tarzan, Ely did virtually all of his stunts for the series, and suffered two dozen major injuries in the process, including two broken shoulders and various lion bites.  Ely's height (6'4") and athletic b...

Göteborg Film Festival to Challenge One-Eyed Film Industry by Launching 50/50 Vision and Promising Gender Parity in 2020

     96% of Hollywood film directors are men. 81% of European films are directed by men. Only 20% of films shown in Swedish cinemas so far this year are by female directors. Göteborg Film Festival, long having sought to showcase diversity, wants to encourage change. Therefore, at the next annual Göteborg Film Festival, half of the films will be directed by women. We call this initiative 50/50 Vision . All over the world, filmmakers, crew members, and ...

Emergency message to filmmakers from Rojava International Film Festival in Syria

Last week the Turkish state started an invasion and occupation war on our lands, in Northern Syria. The Turkish army has been attacking all major towns and settlements along the border with airstrikes and mortar shelling, including Qamishli, Kobane and Serekaniye, the cities where we live. Hundreds of thousands of civilians have been displaced, including our families and friends. The SDF and Y...

Special Events This Weekend and Next Week - Byron Bay Film Festival

  In addition to providing a feast of visually stunning, emotionally engaging films: the Byron Bay Film Festival, 18- 27 October, is hosting a number of special events this weekend and the following week.   These events kick off with a screening of Planet Fungi. Perfect for the environmentally focused and those interested in travel, the film is followed by a discussion at the Byron Community Centre on Saturday Oct 19 at 3.15pm. Set in remote northeast...

Time for Devour film fest "Bon appetit les amis"

  DEVOUR! DIGEST - OCTOBER 2019   Events worth devouring October 19 – A Taste of Devour! in Windsor Sample some of the delicacies Windsor has to offer while enjoying a selection of short films from this year’s program. October 22-24 – Scotiabank Big Picture Program Educators – help your students get inform...

Film Festivals Days Final Program, will participate, cover (and speak)

      FFD 2019 program is out! This will be an event like no other as it is based on the analytics and data to drive change and audience. Without research and scientific data, there is no way to drive artistic development and its expansion. This will start a new paradigm in the industry, trying to fight the aversion to strategy that has been holding back innovation and growth. That is also why we dev...

KWFF 2019 Announces The Irishman as Opening and Waves as Closing Night Films

The Key West Film Festival announced that its Opening Night film will be Martin Scorsese’s critically acclaimed “The Irishman” (Netflix) and that it will close with Trey Edward Shults “Waves” (A24), which takes place in nearby Hollywood, FL. Orlando-based director Shults will appear for a Q&A. As part of its ongoing tradition – now in its 5th year - of having Opening and Closing Night films curated by top critics, the films were selected by K. Austin C...

Peaky Blinders Latest Panel To Join LSFAccelerate in 16 Days!

Time is running out to get your two day pass for the biggest screenwriting event in London this year, the London Screenwriters’ Festival 9.5 Accelerate!   We have two days of outstanding talks, seminars and sessions, with ‘Peaky Blinders’ just joining the line-up. We will also be speaking ‘Atonement’ screenwriter Christopher Hampton, as well as dissecting writing long form TV with the producers of the shows we all love… plus loads more...

Film Fest Gent's music programme kicks into gear with talks by Emmy-winners

Slowly but surely, Film Fest Gent's 46th edition is coming to an end. Its musical interlude, that places special emphasis on the soundscapes of films and their creators, is only about to really start. On Thursday, the 17th of October, recent Emmy winner and two-time Oscar nominee Marco Beltrami -known for his 'Scream' soundtrack- will attend a film music seminar. Additionally, Icelandic musician-composer Hildur Guðnadóttir will make an appearance in Ghent. This recent Em...

“Beyond Borders” Festival travels to York University (UK)!

 27 - 31 October 2019 Following an invitation received from York University  (Honorary Academic institution at the 4th edition of the Festival ),  “Beyond Borders” will travel to York University between 27-31 October 2019,  where it will screen some of its award-winning films. More specifically, the films that will be shown are: Tuesday 29 October  “The Silence of Others” |Almudena Carracedo & Robert Bahar, Spain, ...

A salute and a Happy birthday to Siraj Syed our India Correspondent: check his fantastic film critics contribution over a year

The team at wanted to take the opportunity of this very special day for Siraj Syed to thank him for a fantastic dedication and great contributions (see below) HAPPY BIRTHDAY dear Siraj! जन्मदिन की बहुत-बहुत शुभकामनाएँ janmadin kee bahut-bahut shubhakaamanaen (hope this sounds correct, google?) Siraj Syed is the India Correspondent for and a member of FIPRESCI, the International Federatio...

Denver Film Festival will open with Knives Out and present Rian Johnson with the John Cassavetes Award

42nd Denver Film Festival :: October 30–November 10, 2019 DENVER FILM FESTIVAL TO OPEN WITH KNIVES OUT AND HONOR RIAN JOHNSON The 42nd Denver Film Festival will present filmmaker Rian Johnson with the John Cassavetes Award after Opening Night screening of new film Knives Out.   Oct. 15, 2019 (DENVER) — The 42nd Denver Film Festival announced today that it will open Oct. 3...

PANAFEST 5 Opens Friday, October 18th At The Downtown Independent Theatre


Official Program for the 30th Stockholm International Film Festival

Today, the official program for the 30th Stockholm International Film Festival is announced. This year’s Spotlight is “Mafia – organized crime” and it’s the festival’s most equal program to date, with 40 percent female directors. The festival will take place 6-17 November and 150 films from over 60 countries will be presented. The Festival celebrate its 30th Anniversary by paying tribute to French cinema. The festival will...

Sevilla Festival highlights

The films of the New Waves Non-Fiction section bring us closer to today's world with imagination, empathy and the capacity to amaze Alejandro Salgado and Oskar Alegria's emerging talent joins established filmmakers such as Alain Cavalier, Éric Baudelaire, Lech Kowalski and Sergei Loznitsa, offering infrequent perspectives on history, reality and our environment The Festival has also announced the Spanish premiere of 'Women Making Films: A New Road Movie Through Cinema', ...

The 17th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival kicks-off on Wednedsay, Oct. 16th!

  5 days until #Tallgrass17! We're excited to kick off the 17th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival here in downtown Wichita next Wednesday!  Don't forget to snag your TALLPass ahead of next week's festivities. If you're not sure about 5 days full of VIP acess - check out the many additional options we have this year - including weekend VIP, Film only passes and more.         ...

Noir City DC opens with intros by Foster Hirsch!

  October 11–24 Year in and year out, Eddie Muller and the Film Noir Foundation team deliver an impeccably curated selection of films noir, combining canonical classics with wonderful rarities ripe for rediscovery. This year's edition combines a selection of titles featured earlier this year at Noir City's flagship festival in San Francisco at the Castro Theatre, with five canonical 1944 releases — among them, the films that French film critic Nino Frank first...

Iranian actor Payman Maadi to receive the 2019 Stockholm Achievement Award

    Payman Maadi got his big international break in Asghar Farhadi’s, A Separation (2011). This year, the Iranian actor is awarded with the 2019 Stockholm Achievement Award for his unique quality of reaching through the screen, past prejudices and over borders. Payman Maadi will accept the Bronze Horse at the Nordic premiere and red-carpet screening of Just 6.5 (2019). ...

MOFF Kicks Off Winter at Sugarloaf Homecoming Saturday night

See you on The Beach at 6:30! UPCOMING MOFF SCREENINGS   10/12/2019 – The Beach at Sugarloaf – Carrabassett Valley – (FB Event)               ...

Byron Bay Film Festival 2019 opens with Measure for Measure and closes with the Cave: previews from the festival director

Byron Bay Film Festival 2019: a favourite of Filmmakers and Filmlovers, BBFF fuses artistry, entertainment and innovation, enhancing our worldview and collective social dialogue through the power and storytelling of film. BBFF2019 will run from October 18 to 27 2019. "Dream With Your Eyes Open" Festival founder and director J aimee Skippon-Volke speaks to offering some highlights of the program. Check the program ...


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