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Bill Plympton launches "Trump Bites" a series of short animated fantasies

Academy Award nominee and Palme D’Or winner Bill Plympton has made over 50 animated films, but he’s never used his wildly expressive animation for political satire – until now. Trump Bites is a series of short animated fantasies based on actual Donald Trump audio clips, produced by Billy Shebar and David Roberts of 110th Street Films, and hand-drawn by Plympton. The first three episodes, each approximately one minute in length, are streaming on the New Yor...

Anger (IRA) is the 3rd film of Torino Underground Cinefest Director: Mauro Russo Rouge

IRA is the new film by the director and art director of Torino Underground Cinefest Mauro Russo Rouge.   Synopsis A boy meets a girl. He works at the market while she is a street prostitute. They soon develop a strong complicity that will lead them to do something desperate. In the background, a decaying and desolate metropolis. Running time 83' \ ita \ dcp, color The film is in Italian, but versions in English, German and Spanish can be found. In addition, it also has a M-E mi...

The 65th Sydney Film Festival awarded The Heiresse, the debut feature of Paraguayan filmmaker Marcelo Martinessi

  The 65th Sydney Film Festival tonight awarded The Heiresses, the debut feature of Paraguayan filmmaker Marcelo Martinessi, the prestigious Sydney Film Prize, out of a selection of 12 Official Competition films.  The $60,000 cash prize for 'audacious, cutting-edge and courageous' film was awarded to Martinessi at the Festival’s Closing Night Gala awards ceremony and event at the State Theatre, ahead of the Australian premiere screening of heart-warming indie comedy Hea...

The Sacramento French Film Festival is live

    17th SACRAMENTO FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL June 15-24, 2018 CREST THEATRE        The 17th SFFF continues this weekend with more films, more discussi...

Katharina Behrends Interview @ NEM 2018

Katharina Behrends is Managing Director of NBCUniversal International Networks for Central and Eastern Europe. She is responsible for company activities of NBCUniversal International Networks Channels in Central and Eastern Europe and the Benelux region with a portfolio of nine channel feeds including 13th Street, SYFY, DIVA, Universal Channel and E! Entertainment. Additionally she heads the Branded SVOD services SYFY Horror and Studio Universal Classics in Germany and Austria. Furthe...

Record for attendance at NEM 2018 with a little over 50 panelists and top professionals in the television industry

NEM 2018, an event dedicated to the television industry with an emphasis on the CEE region, was held last week from June 11 to 14 in beautiful Dubrovnik in the Dubrovnik Palace Hotel. For the sixth year in a row, NEM opened its doors to media experts and this year it gathered more than 800 participants, which marks a new record for attendance. With a little over 50 panelists, top professionals in the television industry who shared their experiences and knowledge with the audience and...

Susan Sarandon and Thomas Morgan join the Festival Social Justice Advisory Board

The San Diego Film Foundation, best known for presenting The San Diego International Film Festival (SDIFF) each October, announces dynamic additions to the San Diego Film Foundation Board of Directors and the Social Justice Advisory Board for the San Diego International Film Festival.   Emmy-Nominated Filmmaker Cecilia Peck and Film Critic and Emmy-Nominated Producer Scott Mantz (formerly of “Access Hollywood”) have joined the San Diego Film Foundation Board of Directors. Pr...

TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival Jury Unveiled

    Share Her Journey Prize new for 2018   Photo credit: TIFF    The TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival is back for a third year, and it’s better than ever. Launched in 2016, TIFF’s tiniest film festival was created in partnership with Instagram to...

Michael Lumpkin appointed as Director of AFI Festivals

The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the appointment of Michael Lumpkin as Director of AFI Festivals. AFI FEST presented by Audi, which takes place each fall in Hollywood, CA, and AFI DOCS, which takes place each June in the Washington, DC, area, will continue to operate as separate festivals, but year-round programming and operations will be combined to streamline efforts with studios, distributors, sponsors and cultural partners. "AFI has celebrated films at festivals since ...

ATF and all3media International announce a further formats pitch with eminent judging panel

Jennifer Batty Leading independent distributor all3media international and the Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) today announced that they will run another edition of the ATF Format Pitch this year. The call for entries is open until 23 September 2018.   The line-up of renowned industry professionals who will form the pre selection judging panel are Moira Ross - Chief Creative Officer, Panda Television Simon Shalgosky – Head of Entertainment Development, Lion Televis...

Our deepest sympathy to the organizers of the Art All Night event and the victims families

Seventeen people suffered from gunshot wounds, said Mercer county prosecutor Angelo Onofri.  Two suspects opened fire around 2.45am during the Art All Night Trenton festival that showcases local art, music, food and films. One of the suspects, a 33-year-old man, was taken down by Police, the second suspect has been arrested.   .Art All Night-Trenton is a 24-hour long arts extravaganza occurring annually on the 3rd weekend in June. AAN encourages any arti...

Hong Kong star Aaron Kwok announced as Talent Ambassador of the 3rd International Film Festival & Awards • Macao

        The International Film Festival & Awards • Macao (IFFAM) is today delighted to announce the appointment of Hong Kong based star Aaron Kwok as the first of this year’s Talent Ambassadors for the 3rd edition of the festival, which will take place from 8 to 14 December 2018. Additional Talent Ambassadors will be announced in the coming months.     Internationally recognized actor, singer and dancer Aaron Kwok will represent the ‘Eas...

Telluride Film Festival announces its 2018 Guest Director and author, Jonathan Lethem

Telluride Film Festival, presented by National Film Preserve LTD., is proud to announce its 2018 Guest Director, Jonathan Lethem. The award-winning novelist, essayist and short story writer is set to select a series of films to present at the 45th Telluride Film Festival running over Labor Day Weekend, August 31 - September 3, 2018. Festival organizers annually select one of the world’s groundbreaking artists to join them in the creation of the Festival’s program lineup. The Gue...

Highlights of the 17th edition of the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), June 29 – July 15, 2018.

THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER and SUBWAY CINEMA Announce Full Lineup for THE 17th NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL June 29 – July 15, 2018   The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Subway Cinema announce the 17th edition of the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), June 29 – July 15, 2018.   From vicious, life-destroying phone scams to balletic battles between equally corruptcops and yakuza, NYAFF offers films that reflect on contemporary society while ...

14th Edition of Kino Otok – Isola Cinema: "This is not a Festival, but a Warm Embrace."

The 14th International Film Festival Kino Otok – Isola Cinema will be held tonight at the Manzioli open-air cinema. While hiding from the rain at the House of Culture, Marco Piccareda, author of Città Giardino, welcomed the audience with the sentence: "This is not a festival, but a warm embrace."   Tonight we will bid farewell from t...

First look at Vincent Rottiers & Fatou N'Diaye starring in Koen Mortier's 'Un Ange' 

Koen Mortier, CZAR Film and Paradiso Filmed Entertainment released the first images of 'Un Ange', the opening film of the 12th Film Festival of Ostend, Belgium. The long awaited third feature film by Koen Mortier ('Ex-Drummer, '22nd of May') is based on the novel 'Monologue of Someone Who Got Used to Talking to Herself' by Dimitri Verhulst ('The Misfortunates'). The film will be released in Belgian theatres on September 19th.   T...

The Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA), returns Down Under in 2018 for its 9th year in August and September

The Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA), returns Down Under in 2018 for its 9th year. Taking place in Sydney (9-18 Aug), Brisbane (15-16 Aug), Melbourne (6-13 Sept) and Canberra (21-23), the Festival brings Korea’s hottest new films to audiences Down Under. Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre Australia, KOFFIA showcases the wonder of Korean culture through film.  From big budget Blockbusters, gripping indie flicks, rom-coms, pop culture musings and more, the Festival prese...

The 3rd Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) and Malaysia Golden Global Awards 2019 are back!

  Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFest) and Malaysia Golden Global Awards (MGGA) are returning for the 3rd consecutive year! This year, MIFFest and MGGA have chosen 'Humanity' as the main theme and key message for the ...

The Israel Film Festival in LA honors Netflix’s Larry Tanz, Star Wars: The Last Jedi producer Ram Bergman and Stanley Black

  The Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles, the largest showcase of Israeli films in the U.S., is launching its 32nd edition by hosting a Sponsor Luncheon celebrating Israel’s 70th anniversary and honoring Netflix’s Larry Tanz, Star Wars: The Last Jedi producer Ram Bergman and philanthropist Stanley Black, it was announced by Festival Founder and Executive Director Meir Fenigstein. Tanz, Vice President, Global Television at Netflix, has been named the 2018 IFF Achievement ...

Illuminate Film Festival It's a Wrap breaking records

  ILLUMINATE is the world's premier film festival for conscious cinema. Films for all of us. To bring out the best in us.   Michael Franti's STAY HUMAN&...

Netherlands Film Production Incentive invests € 4.7 million in 13 new productions

                                                 In the second round of 2018, 13 film projects have been granted a t...

Jeff Goldblum joins Michael Sheen and Michelle Monaghan in the dramedy PRICE OF ADMISSION

Jeff Goldblum joins Michael Sheen and Michelle Monaghan in the dramedy PRICE OF ADMISSION for producers Neda Armian and Alex Foster. Radiant is handling foreign rights. Academy Award Nominee Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Isle of Dogs, Thor: Ragnarok) is joining Golden Globe nominees Michael Sheen (Nocturnal Animals, Passengers, Showtime’s “Masters of Sex”) and Michelle Monaghan (Mission: Impossible Fallout, HBO’s “True Detective”, Hulu's&...

Winners of the 58th Krakow Film Festival

 The winners of the 58th Krakow Film Festival were announced. The international jury awarded the best documentary, short and animated films, which during the whole festival week were trying to woo the experts and the audience in 7 cinemas in Krakow.   The outright winner of this year's edition of the Krakow Film Festival is an acclaimed film “Over the Limit”, directed by Marta Prus. The film received the Silver Horn for the best feature film in the International...



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