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Happy Holidays

  Best wishes from the whole team, and from our group of correspondents around the world for a happy peaceful & successful new year for you and yours on the festival circuit. Best wishes for a happy peaceful & successful new year for you and yours  ...

MEGAFest Is ALIVE At Action On Film

We've been talking about it for years but now it has launched.  Action On Film has combined with The Hollywood Dreamz International Film Festivals and Writing Competitions to create the most sensational 10 Days in Film Festival History with the Brand New AOF presents MEGAFest.  The show is comprised of a minimum of Ten Festivals, Writing Competitions, Awards and more.  Ten festivals all at once with ten times more of what every filmmaker or writer wants including seminars, p...

Middle East Games Con a Smash Hit as 3-Day Event Draws to a Close

Packed with tournaments, unreleased games, entertainment, workshops, and gaming celebrities, the inaugural Games Con got underway at ADNEC as the ultimate gaming festival in the Middle East, spanning three days from November 23 to 25 and hosting 10,233 visitors.       Games Con attendees lined-up to meet their heroes including YouTube sensations Vikkstar, Zerkaa and Ali A, one of the most popular YouTubers of all time with over 13.2 billion views. Voice over actors Chloe Ho...

Screen Flanders celebrates fifth anniversary with a record-breaking economic leverage

  BRUSSELS, 6 December 2017. In its second call of 2017, Screen Flanders has allocated 2.1 million EUR (2,495,850 US$) to 10 new audiovisual projects. The call, which ended on 8 September, also marked the fifth anniversary of the fund and generated well over 16.53 million EUR (19.65 million US$) in audiovisual expenditure in the Flanders region. The economic leverage of 7.87 EUR per invested euro is the highest achieved since the launch of the fund in 2012...

Ron Shelton's Just Getting Started World Premiere in LA

From Ron Shelton, writer/director of Tin Cup and Bull Durham, comes the new comedy, Just Getting Started. Morgan Freeman stars as DUKE DIVER, the freewheeling manager of the luxury Palm Springs resort, the Villa Capri. DIVER may have a mysterious past, but he's a pro at making sure that life for the high-spirited residents is one big, non-stop party. But the status quo is challenged when ex-military charmer LEO (Tommy Lee Jones) checks in, triggering a competition between Duke and Leo for ...

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - Trailer

  With all of the wonder, adventure and thrills synonymous with one of the most popular and successful franchises in cinema history, this all-new motion-picture event sees the return of favorite characters and dinosaurs—along with new breeds more awe-inspiring and terrifying than ever before. Welcome to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.  Stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return alongside executive producers Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow for Universal Pictures...

World Premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

World Premiere   B-roll and Soundbites with cast, filmmakers, and special guests now available. Video News Release (VNR) posting soon.   Shrine Auditorium  Saturday, December 9 , 2017  Los Angeles, CA 7 ...

The 17th River to River Florence Indian Film Festival kicked off

  The 17th River to River Florence Indian Film Festival opened  7th December, at 8.30 pm, with the screening of Newton by Amit Masurkar. The Festival, under the Patronage of the Embassy of India, will take place at cinema La Compagnia (Via Cavour, 50 rosso) and will close on 12th December, with the screening of Omertà by Hansal Mehta. The complete programme can be found on the website: As a pre-opening event, the photo exhibition Insta...

Bergamo Film Meeting dedicates to Liv Ullmann the 36th edition retrospective

BERGAMO FILM MEETING International Film Festival 36th edition, March 10 – 18, 2018   The first tidbit about the BFM36 program is the ample retrospective dedicated to Norwegian actress, director, and screenwriter Liv Ullmann: a brilliant opportunity for a journey across the 20th century authorial cinema - not just Bergman, but also Bolognini, Harvey and Buñuel, among others - that will lead us to the most recent works by Ullmann herself, behind the camera. As usual,...

The 2nd International Film Festival & Awards • Macao Opened today with a Gala Screening of PADDINGTON 2

  The 2nd International Film Festival & Awards • Macao (IFFAM) officially opened today with a Gala screening of box office and critical hit PADDINGTON 2. IFFAM Artistic Director Mike Goodridge, President of Organizing Committee of IFFAM Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, and IFFAM Organizing Committee Executive Vice-President Alvin Chau welcomed an international line-up of guests at this evening’s red carpet event, which was hosted by Dodo Cheng and Bob Lam at the Macao Cult...

Babylon Relaunches in Strasbourg

Programme 2017-18  -  New Project Selection Announced Founded and run by London-based Scenario Films, feature film development programme BABYLON is expanding into Continental Europe, where its future base will be in Strasbourg and its emphasis on multi-lingual creativity and European co-production. Since 2007 BABYLON has offered project-based training for teams of screenwriters, directors and producers, to promote and strengthen cultural diversity within the independent f...

Teddy Bear’s picnic and advanced screening of Paddington 2 in Sydney Dec 16

  To celebrate the first day of the summer school holidays Moonlight Cinema, presented by NAB, is hosting a Teddy Bear’s picnic and advanced screening of Paddington 2 on Saturday 16 December, 2018. There isn’t a better way to kick-off summer than this special Moonlight event. Before the film starts the evening will be jam-packed with games and activities, roving performers, face-painting and even an appearance from Padd...

Full report from IFFI Goa

Follow our India correspondant,Siraj Syed, reporting from Goa at The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Asia’s oldest and India’s biggest film festival. Since its inception in 1952, IFFI has aimed to nurture and inspire Indian cinema and introduce it to the world outside as well as the many audiences that coexist in this vast and diverse country. The glorious state of Goa has hosted this esteemed festival since 2004, through th...

Studio 100 has taken over the New York-based animation company Little Airplane Productions

Studio 100 has taken over the New York-based company Little Airplane Productions. Animation studio Little Airplane Productions was founded by Josh Selig in 1999 and its staff has won numerous acclaimed awards, including 21 Emmy Awards. Little Airplane Productions is known for the series Wonder Pets, Small Potatoes, Super Wings, P. King Duckling and many others, all original productions created from scratch for broadcasters around the world. Little Airplane Productions also has many internatio...

NFL and NBA stars Drew Brees, Tony Parker among pro-athletes partnering for movie venture!

A Hollywood super team rivaling any in the sports world has officially been assembled as star NFL quarterback Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints, NBA all-star guard Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs, retired NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Brooks, and retired NBA all-star Michael Finley have become partners in Argent Pictures, the Los Angeles based film production and financing outfit founded by Jill Ahrens, Ryan Ahrens and Ben Renzo.   Brees, Parker, Brooks and Finley have all q...

Enter The New Media Film Festival HD Drone Giveaway.

Drone Giveaway Dec 7th it's easy to enter - Happy Holidays         Drone Giveaway Dec. 7 -Holiday Cheer and a Meet the Creators video to enjoy.     ...

The Jewish International Film Festival Encore Season in Australia

    The Jewish International Film Festival has announced two brand new films, the fascinating documentaries Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me and A Land Without Borders which will screen alongside 29 repeat screenings of festival favourites as part of the Festival’s Encore sessions. The screenings will take place across Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane from 23 – 29 November, including sessions at brand new Melbourne venue Cameo Cinemas, Belgrave, for the very firs...

TropNest, a groundbreaking creative hub for filmmaking in Western Sydney

    Tropfest Australia, supported by foundation partner CGU Insurance, today unveiled plans for TropNest, a groundbreaking creative hub for filmmaking, collaboration, workshops, screenings and events in Western Sydney, thanks to a new partnership with Melrose Park urban developers - PAYCE. Young emerging filmmakers from around Australia will be invited to apply for a limited number of spaces at the Nest, where they will work rent free — with no strings attached — o...

Preview of the 14th annual - 2017 South Asian International Film Festival!

The South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) is the largest film premiere destination for South Asian/Indian filmmakers in the United States. SAIFF was founded in New York City due to the lack of support for many emerging filmmakers and the overall underrepresentation of Indian cinema in a capital that is recognized by the world as the birthplace of independent filmmaking! The Festival is committed to exhibiting films from South Asia (i.e India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, ...

Director Juan Cabral’s ‘Two /One’ Rounds Out Cast And Begins Principal Photography for Protagonist Pictures

Song Yang (The Sword Identify, Wrath of Silence), Zhu Zhu (Cloud Atlas, “Marco Polo”), Dominique McElligot (“House of Cards,” The Guard), and Beau Bridges (The Mountain Between Us, “Masters of Sex,” “Bloodline”) have joined Boyd Holbrook (The Predator, Logan, “Narcos”) in writer-director Juan Cabral’s hypnotic high concept drama Two/One. Principal photography has begun in Vancouver, BC with the six-week shoot covering locations in...

Mountainfilm Hires Beraza as Festival Director

Festival also announces Conrad Anker as 2018 guest director   Mountainfilm has hired Suzan Beraza to take the reins of the 40-...

Protagonist Pictures has appointed Charlotte Lopez as International Sales Manager

Protagonist Pictures has appointed Charlotte Lopez as International Sales Manager, it was announced today by CEO Dave Bishop. Lopez fills the position previously held by George Hamilton who has been promoted to Director of International Sales. The two executives will report to Managing Director, Sales & Distribution Vanessa Saal, who recently led the Protagonist sales team through a very successful AFM.   Lopez joins Protagonist from the Seville International Sales team at eOne, whe...

Bruno Chatelin stands for Re-election to the Board of The European Film Academy

I am extremely proud to be a member of the European Film Academy which some describe as the Oscars of Europe and I feel extremely honoured that my fellow members have voted me to their Board two years ago. Your support will be much appreciated for the next election which will renew nine positions including Chairman, Deputy Chairperson and six board members. Thank you! Bruno Chatelin   News from the EFA 9 positions in the Board of the European Film Academy will be open to votes by t...

Annapolis Film Festival Kicks-Off 6th Year with Voices Strong, Minds Open

  Locals and movie lovers from around the world flock to downtown Annapolis for four consecutive days: Thursday, March 22 to Sunday, March 25, 2018. Diverse shorts, documentaries and feature films spanning the globe will be screened, some for the very first time. Venues include:  Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (two venues,  the Main Auditorium and Lower Theater for Opening Night, Friday, Saturday and Sunday); Loews Annapolis Hotel (Festival Central/Industry Panels);...

Updates on the Chandler International Film Festival

  Check out NEW updates for Chandler Film Festival   ...



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