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

 

Editor


Established 1995 filmfestivals.com serves and documents relentless the festivals community, offering 92.000 articles of news, free blog profiles and functions to enable festival matchmaking with filmmakers.

THE NEWSLETTER REACHES 199 000 FILM PROFESSIONALS EACH WEEK   (may 2019) .

Share your news with us at press@filmfestivals.com to be featured.  SUBSCRIBE to the e-newsletter.  
FOLLOW ME ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:              

MEET YOUR EDITOR Bruno Chatelin - Check some of his interviews. Board Member of many filmfestivals and regular partner of a few key film events such as Cannes Market, AFM, Venice Production Bridge, Tallinn Industry and Festival...Check our recent partners.  

The news in French I English This content and related intellectual property cannot be reproduced without prior consent.


feed

Phillip Seymour Hoffman debuted as a feature film director in Sundance

When you have already won an Oscar, have your own theater stage company and are one of the go-to acting talents in the business, there is a need for new horizons to keep oneself fresh. Such is the case for actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman, an Oscar winner for his role in the biopic CAPOTE, who debuted as a feature film director this past weekend at the Sundance Film Festival with his film JACK GOES BOATING.

Hoffman was born in Rochester, New York on July 23, 1967. After becoming involved in high school theatrics, he attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, graduating with a degree in Drama in 1989. He made his feature film debut in the indie production TRIPLE BOGEY ON A PAR FIVE HOLE, with his first major role one year later in the indie film MY NEW GUN.

His breakthrough performance came as a porno industry gaffer in Paul Thomas Anderson's BOOGIE NIGHTS. He quickly became an icon of indie cinema, establishing a reputation as one of the screen's finest actors, in a variety of supporting and second leads in indie and major features, including HAPPINESS, FLAWLESS, THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY, MAGNOLIA and ALMOST FAMOUS. Last year he was again nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for his role as a priest who may be a child molester in the drama DOUBT, opposite Meryl Streep.

Hoffman is also quite active on the stage. On Broadway, he has earned two Tony nominations, as Best Actor in 2000 for a revival of Sam Shepard's "True West" and as Best Supporting Actor in 2003 for a revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey into Night". He is the Co-Artistic Director of the LAByrinth Theater Company in New York, where he has served as both director and producer for a number of well-received productions.

In JACK GOES BOATING, he not only directs but also stars. In the dark comedy, he plays Jack, a limousine driver with vague dreams of landing a more prestigious job and an obsession with reggae music that prompts him to grow dreadlocks. He spends most of his time hanging out with his best friend and fellow driver Clyde (played by John Ortiz) and his wife Lucy (played by Daphne Rubin-Vega). Jack also has a budding relationship with Connie, played by Amy Ryan, herself an Oscar nominee as the working class mother in GONE, BABY GONE.

 

The film, with an original screenplay by Robert Glaudini based on his stage play, is a humanist tale of four ordinary people in New York City, who might easily recede into the anonymous background of the giant metropolis. The film follows in the tradition of the Woody Allen films which utilize the city as one of its characters and which communicates the frustrations, obsessions and potentials of life in a very urban setting. The film will be released in North America by Overture Films and is being represented internationally by Celluloid Dreams.

 

Sandy Mandelberger, Festival Dailies Editor

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

> 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
> 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

About Editor

Chatelin Bruno
(Filmfestivals.com)

The Editor's blog


Be sure to update your festival listing and feed your profile to enjoy the promotion to our network and audience of 350.000.

Ask us for lost password.
facebook0.thumbnail.png   twitter_logo.thumbnail.png    

Follow me on Facebook

Follow me on Twitter


paris

France



View my profile
Send me a message
gersbach.net