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    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...

FIN Atlantic International Film Festival announces full festival program for event, September 12 - 19 in Halifax

    FIN Atlantic International Film Festival announced its full program today, featuring over 120 film screenings and a full slate of special events, to be presented over eight days in Halifax, September 12-19.   The Opening Night Gala returns to the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centre on Thursday, September 12 at ...

12th Annual Bushwick Film Festival Announces Dates and 'SPACE' Theme

5-day Celebration of Film, Food, Innovation, Art and 'Space' from Oct 2 -6, 2019 The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF), one of Brooklyn’s most exciting cultural attractions, will present its 12th edition from October 2–6, 2019. This year’s ‘SPACE’ theme was chosen by BFF's new Creative Director, Rah Crawford, to spotlight the inspirational story of space exploration as NASA celebrates its 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Additionally, i...

Highlightgs of the second annual Montana International Film Festival (MINT)

The festival will open with an episode of the Smithsonian Channel documentary series Epic Yellowstone, narrated by part-time Montana resident Bill Pullman and close with the North American premiere of Richard Gray’s BRAVEHEART sequel ROBERT THE BRUCE, with Angus Macfadyen reprising his role as the iconic title character and co-starring Jared Harris, Patrick Fugit, Zach McGowan, and Melora Walters.  Films Feature Talent Including: Bill Pullman, Nick Offerman, Jared Harris, Chac...

World Soundtrack Awards announces first wave of nominees

This first wave of the 2019 World Soundtrack Award Nominees includes multiple Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nominees, the best of contemporary film and television music as well as hiphop's biggest rock star Post Malone and other pop artists.    The nominees for Best Film Composer are AcademyAward® nominees Nicholas Britell, John Powell and Alan Silvestri and Golden Globe® nominees Daniel Pemberton and Benjamin Wallfi...

Kenya Film Commission To Host Kenyan and Indian Filmmakers in a Round Table Film Policy Meeting

Kenya Film Commission in its bid to market Kenya as a filming destination for local and international filmmakers has partnered with the Indian Film Festival Worldwide (IFFW) to host the Indian Film Festival Worldwide in Kenya, a first of its kind in Africa. The festival aims at being a bridge between India and Kenya and strengthens the India-Kenya partnership by boosting trade, commerce and film. IFFW Kenya will serve as a platform to promote Kenya by showcasing our locations through film p...

The line-up of this year’s selection panel at The Southeast Asian Film Financing (SAFF) Project Market 2019

The Southeast Asian Film Financing (SAFF) Project Market 2019, on the platform of ScreenSingapore, today announced the line-up of this year’s selection panel.   On board this year is Carlene Tan, Senior Manager, Animation Development at The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia); Anderson Le, Co-director of Programming, Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) | Programmer, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival | Programming Consultant, Far East Film Festival; and Marie Roselle Y. ...

Events at the 48th Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC)

  TWO ESSENTIAL HAPPENINGS AT THE 48TH FNC KOMPROMAT IN NORTH-AMERICAN PREMIERE & THE ALL ALIEN NIGHT OUT!  More festive than ever, the 48th Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) will offer free musical, event-driven and varied programming every evening, at the headquarter: the UQAM's Agora Hydro-Québec. This year, we are seing big! Our regu...

EFP and the ACC Announce the First Arab Critics' Award for European Films

Photo of Sonja Heinen / Photo of Maher Diab / Photo of Alaa Karkouti EFP (European Film Promotion) has started to discover the Arab World and is now partnering with the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) to launch an Arab Critics' Award for European Films dedicated toEuropean cinema. A jury of 30 of the most prominent and influential Arab film critics, put together by ACC, will select the best European film out of nominations by the European national film institutions - EFP'...

Best British Shortlist announced for Iris Prize 2019

  ·        Pinewood Studios Group continue to offer the £20,000 award for Best British LGBT+ short film ·         “There is a sense of unease through some of the films this year, whether through honest depictions of coming out as transgender in modern Britain or a look back to the past which feels all too familiar.” ·         A document...

Netflix psychological thriller Behind Her Eyes starts principal photography and announces cast

  Principal photography has begun on Behind Her Eyes, the 6 part psychological thriller for launch on Netflix in 2020, shooting in Scotland and London. From the team behind The Crown and adapted from Sarah Pinborough’s best-selling novel of the same name, Behind Her Eyes is created for television and written by Steve Lightfoot (Hannibal, Narcos, The Punisher) and stars Simona Brown (The Night Manager, The Little Drummer Girl), Eve Hewson (The Knick, Robin Hood), Tom Bateman (Vanit...

10th Anniversary Odesa International Film Festival wrapped

      The Conclusions of the 10th Anniversary Odesa International Film Festival The 10th Odesa International Film Festival, held from July 12 to July 20 makes the conclusions This year, 1110 films from 40 countries from three continents were submitted to participate in the 10th anniversary OIFF. 12 films participated in the International Competition competed for the Grand Prix, 5 feature and 10 short films attended the Nationa...

SoundTrack_Cologne 16: the entire festival programme is now online

You can find the entire conference programme of SoundTrack_Cologne 16 >here and the film programme SEE THE SOUND >here.   Reality Check: special lectures, workshops and discussions at SoundTrack_Cologne 16 Will artificial intelligence programs replace composers in the future? These and other topics will be presented in six special lectures and workshops within the frame of the Reality Check section at SoundTrack_Cologne. Killing Eve music supervisor Catherine Grieves and Leaving ...

SVMA Announces a Sunnier, Starrier date for Arrangiarsi al Fresco

  Dinner and a Movie at Muscardini Cellars A Benefit Event for Sonoma Valley Museum of Art   Sunday, August 25 at 7pm   Join us at sunset, for the rescheduled event, Sunday, August 25 for a magical evening enjoying film, wine, pizza—all things Italia—and the art of living, when Sonoma Valley Museum of Art presents a picnic and special screening of the film Arrangiarsi, under the stars at Muscardini Cellars in Kenwood. Our special guests are Matteo Tronc...

28th Annual Woods Hole Film Festival Winners Announced

    “Gutterbug” wins Jury Award for Best Narrative Drama & Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature; “Banana Split” wins Jury Award for Best Narrative Comedy; and “Runner” wins Best of the Fest Audience Award   WOODS HOLE, MA–The Woods Hole Film Festival, the oldest film festival on Cape Cod and the Islands and one of the top fifty film festivals in the world worth the entry fee for five years running according to M...

2019 Jackson Wild Media Awards

  2019 Finalists Announced! Congratulations to this incredible lineup of finalists! This year's submissions included over 1,000 category entries - a record number - competing for more than 30 awards. We are deeply grateful to our more than 250 int...


The Kenya Film Commission has unveiled a jury of experts for the second edition of the “My Kenya My Story” mobile phone film competition. This is a competition for short Kenyan films shot exclusively using mobile phones. This year’s edition is themed “Mental Health and Wellness”. By close of submission on 19th July 2019, the competitio...

Robby Amar joins Vision Films

Ambitious Los Angeles-based Vision Films has hired Robby Amar as vice-president of international sales and acquisitions following the departure of Adam Wright to Voltage Pictures. Amar, who is fluent in English, Spanish and French, brings more than 15 years of experience in sales and acquisitions, and most recently served as vice-president of acquisitions and co-productions at Red Apollo Group (whose credits include First Kill starring Bruce Willis and Hayden Christensen)...

Jurassic World: ride for your life !!!

By Emmanuel Itier The now legendary ride of Universal Studios Hollywood has a new name and a new attitude! ( ). It has been revamped, pumped up and re-launched with the participation of the films stars: Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard who is full of enthusiasms.  “It’s really Jurassic Park on Steroids and it’s fully frightening” laughed Chris Pratt while attending the press red carpet line for the journalists of the Wo...

Mehdi Qorbanpour: Varesh Int'l Filmfest a Reason for Being Together

  Mansour Jahani - Mehdi Qorbanpour, the Secretary of the 9th Varesh International Film Festival, said this cinematic gathering is a means of gathering together. Addressing a press conference, Qorbanpour said during the last six months all media and news agencies helped us carry on. "Holding a cinematic event in the northern province of Mazandaran is favorable", he said, adding that, “From the beginning we believed that Varesh was a festival for Caspian Sea countries an...

Sir Lenny Henry to host 58th Rose d’Or Awards in London

The Rose d’Or is delighted to announce that Sir Lenny Henry, the multi-talented actor, comedian and campaigner for diversity in the Arts, will host this year’s prestigious Gala Awards on Sunday December 1 at Kings Placein London. Sir Lenny began his career at the age of 16 rising from being a cult star on children’s television to becoming one of Europe’s best-known comedians – as well as a writer and award-winning actor. Alongside his extensive TV work Sir ...

Rakuten and The H Collective to Form Joint Venture to Produce Movies

Rakuten, Inc., a global leader in internet services headquartered in Tokyo, and The H Collective, Inc., a Los Angeles-based film production and distribution company today announced that the two companies have signed an agreement to establish Rakuten H Collective Studio, Inc., a joint venture movie production company, in Japan.   Rakuten H Collective Studio will comprehensively engage in the in-house production of films, financing, intellectual property management, and the production and s...

The Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF December 2019) announces first speakers

ATF 2019 ANNOUNCES FIRST ROUND OF KEYNOTES BY iQIYI AND RELIANCE ENTERTAINMENT Spotlights on China and India, media powerhouses of Asia    The Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) 2019 today announced the first round of Keynote speakers for the ATF Leaders’ Summit on 3 December 2019.   Themed “Streaming the Future”, this year’s event seeks to reflect the spirit of Asia’s dynamic content industry and its bold step into the future, with prominent C-...

iGems launches a new curated movies and series platform

In an effort to guide you to the best movies and series currently found in the streaming universe, we're happy to introduce the beta version of Our goal is to reduce your search time.  Each week, we will be sending you our iGEMSelections, our Movie and TV Series picks.  We'll cover the latest from Netflix, Amazon and HBO; but we'll also bring you highlights from platforms you may not know much about, from Tubi and Mubi to Criterion and FMTV and be...

SODEC and Forum RIDM continue their collaboration with the SODEC_Lab @ Sunny Side of the Doc 2019 program

  Six participating producers announced: Rocío Barba Fuentes (Cosmos Films), Isabelle Couture (La Coop Vidéo), Christine Falco (Camera Oscura Films), Sergeo Kirby (Loaded Pictures), Mathieu Paiement (Rendez-vous Télé), Adam Pajot Gendron (Tortuga Films).   Montreal, Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - Forum RIDM is proud to announce their collaboration with SODEC as part of the 2019 Sunny Side of the Doc international docume...

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