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The Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum Announces Shortlisted Projects for the Work-in-Progress Lab

The 16th Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) today unveiled the 10 shortlisted projects for the Work-in-Progress Lab (WIP Lab), an initiative to help filmmakers secure post-production funds, sales agents and film festival support. The event will take place on 19 March 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre as part of HAF.   HAF is one of Asia’s most important film-financing forums, providing a platform for projects in the pre-production or development stage...

The Fribourg International Film Festival: a 32nd edition devoted to bravery

          The Fribourg International Film Festival has unveiled the sections and theme forming the 32nd edition of the programme, which will be centred around extraordinary life trajectories. FIFF will open with one of the year’s most striking films, Makala, a poignant documentary which follows the Homeric journey of a young Congolese man. The film will have its Swiss Premiere with director, Emmanuel Gras, in attendance. The Cuban comedy Sergio&nb...

RainbowBiz, Cor Blimey and Stanwell School named winners at Iris Community and Education Awards 2018

    RainbowBiz, a social enterprise based in Flintshire, were the winners of Leadership Award at the second annual Iris Community and Education Short Film Awards. The other winners were PLUS by Stanwell School, Penarth, which took the Best Education Short Film Award and Côr Blimey by South Wales Gay Men's Chorus, who took the Best Community Short Film Award at a packed ceremony at Cineworld in Llandudno Junction.   The awards celebrate the achievements of organisatio...

Seattle SIFF Announces World Premieres of 2017 New Works-in-Progress Forum Projects

  Three features will premiere at Berlin and Göteborg International Film Festivals   2018 New Works-in-Progress Forum edition is confirmed June 6-8, 2018. Submissions are now open.   ...

Cinequest Film & VR Festival lineup

  Cinequest Film & VR Festival lineup, to date, of premiere movies, parties, hangouts, experiences, and big events.  We are dedicated to deliver on this year's theme of Impact. The impact you can expect via your Cinequest experience com...

This is the official poster image of FICCI58 (Feb 28 - Mar 5)

  Our Official Image is #PuroVoltajeFICCI58 Complex, suggestive, mysterious, immersed in a glade where a magical and devouring power lives, the official image of the 58th International Film Festival of Cartagena – FICCI, promises an explosion of the senses, those guides that lead us through the beautiful, the hidden and the perverse. FICCI 2018, #PuroVoltajeFICCI58, will begin to reveal itself to us as its poster: vibrant, unpredictable, but also enigmatic and questioning, popu...

Craghoppers Launch Exclusive Prize Fund for Short Filmmakers

  24th January 2018: London, UK - World travel clothing brand, Craghoppers today launched The Craghoppers’ Film Prize. Aimed at attracting entries from short-form filmmakers, this is the start of a long-term initiative where the brand will support filmmakers, who have traditionally been overlooked, by offering one of the largest cash prizes of its type in the world. Launched today at London’s Somerset House, The Craghoppers’ Film ...

2018 ECA Conference Schedule Announced

  The Event Cinema Association have announced the schedule for their annual conference, which will include networking sessions and talks from prominent industry leaders. The conference will take place on 7th February at Vue West End in Leicester Square, London. Now a highlight of the Event Cinema industry calendar, the conference is in its 5th year and brings together a diverse range of content producers, technical providers, distributors and exhibitors from a...

Τhe 8th Day | Human created Machine In the framework of the 14th Athens Digital Arts Festival,

In the framework of the 14th Athens Digital Arts Festival, Multitrab Productions organizes the special screening event: The 8th Day | Human Created Machine. "By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work." In our times, as the relation between technology, science and art is constantly strengthened, these three sectors shape the manifestations of human behavior and expression. Through the above mentioned tripty...

Glasgow Film Festival 2018 announces full programme

The city’s 14th annual celebration of cinema – now one of the largest film festivals in the UK - will feature over 330 separate events and screenings, showcasing over 180 films from 51 countries including 6 World premieres, 7 European premieres, 77 UK premieres and 52 Scottish premieres. The festival will open on Wednesday 21 February with the UK premiere of Wes Anderson’s animated adventure Isle of Dogs and close on 4 March with the World premiere of the rousing Scottish fe...

FIPA 2018 kicked off

FIPA 2018 STARTS ! Many guests and all the members of the jury have opened the 31st of Fipa. Screenings and professional meetings will multiply. Have a great festival !             PROGRAMME INDUSTRY      &...

CraicFest 20 drops the gloves opening night!

Rivalry City shot over the past few years on and off the ice tells the powerful story of the on ice feud between the FDNY and NYPD hockey teams and tells of 9/11 related illnesses and how these tough hockey players battle that off the ice as well. Festival Director Terence Mulligan noted “My brother is retired firemen and I grew up going to this game at MSG back in the 80’s it really is an intense Rivalry. The energy is off the charts when you enter the rink that night. Both teams la...

The Sacramento French Film Festival Presents the 11th WINTER SHORTS FEST

THE Sacramento French Film Festival Presents the 11th WINTER SHORTS FEST Featuring the 2018 CÉSAR NOMINATED SHORTS Saturday, March 3, 2018 Doors at 6pm / Films at 7pm - Crest Theatre   Do you love short films? On Friday, March 2, 2018, the French Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques will host its 43nd César Ceremony (the French Oscars), celebrating the best French films of the year. The following evening, the Sacramento French Film Festival will presen...

29th Alliance Française French Film Festival Preview

The 2017 Alliance Française French Film Festival was an exceptional event, filling more and more seats across Australia. With the French film industry having produced some amazing films last year, the 29th Alliance Française French Film Festival is not to be missed. Iconic stars such as Juliette Binoche, Vincent Cassel, Vanessa Paradis, Isabelle Huppert and Gérard Depardieu will be showcased on Australian screens in 50 films over one month in each participating city, start...

World premiere of Peter Jackson's First World War Film

14-18 NOW AND IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF PETER JACKSON’S FIRST WORLD WAR FILM   • Includes never-before-seen First World War archival footage restored with the finest digital technology: in full 3D, hand-colourised, and with original audio • Accompanied by learning resources that will reach all secondary schools in the UK • Broadcast premiere on BBC One for Armistice 2018   14-18 NOW, the UK’s official arts programme for the F...

Save the Date for the 23rd Annual Seattle Jewish Film Festival

SJFF is the largest Jewish event in the Pacific Northwest, and one of the largest and longest-running film festivals in the Puget Sound region.   ...

Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) is in full gear

Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) was started in 2002 with the idea of building and promoting a healthy film culture in Pune. Our objective is to give film lovers in the city access to global cinema and spark a cultural exchange. With discussions, lectures and master classes on varied topics related to the craft, we try to instil an academic flavour in the festival. Every edition of PIFF has a unique contemporary theme. Through categories like World Competition, Marathi Competition, Globa...

Monica Bellucci and Gina Lollobrigida to be Awarded by Filming on Italy in Los Angeles,

Filming on Italy in Los Angeles, a three day cultural event, is honoring on Jan 31 and February 1st 2018, Monica Bellucci and Gina Lollobrigida with the Filming on Italy and IIC (Italian Institute of Culture) Los Angeles Creativity awards as a recognition for their excellency in the world. . Filming on Italy will be screening the movie “MALÈNA” by Giuseppe Tornatore, who made Monica Bellucci an international star, and the US premiere of the movie “ON THE MILKY ROAD&r...

The 16th Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum announces new projects

Three new countries to be represented for the first time this year                                                                        &nbs...

Full Programme Announced For Glasgow Film Festival 2018 Industry Focus Strand

T2: Trainspotting and 28 Weeks Later producer Andrew Macdonald and Hollywood casting director Kerry Barden to deliver Industry Spotlight talks BAFTA panel to discuss gender imbalance and Women in Film & Television UK will look at the urgent issue of harassment in the industry Industry Focus 2018 runs from 28 February to 2 March and is open to people at all stages of their career   The full programme has been announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2018 Industry Focus strand. Bringing...

The Annapolis Film Festival announces this year’s festival theme Voices Strong. Minds Open.

The Annapolis Film Festival announces this year’s festival theme Voices Strong. Minds Open. The first film to be announced on the slate: “Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me,” which will screen at the fest’s African American Experience Showcase on March 23 at Maryland Hall. The film features 60 years of footage spotlighting the iconic singer, dancer, actor and comic’s life. Remarkable talent was seen at his first onstage performance at just three years old, s...

Protagonist Pictures has appointed Isabelle Stewart as Head of Acquisitions

Protagonist Pictures has appointed Isabelle Stewart as Head of Acquisitions with immediate effect, it was announced today by CEO Dave Bishop. The appointment comes ahead of a busy year for the international finance, production and sales company as it seeks to expand its critically acclaimed sales slate for the upcoming markets.   Reporting to Bishop, Stewart will oversee the procurement of the kinds of prestige titles that have become synonymous with the Protagonist brand. She will atte...

We are very happy to welcome Viennale new artistic director: Eva Sangiorgi

          After having been chosen by the Viennale board to succeed Hans Hurch as Viennale Director and having been appointed by the City Counselor Andreas Mailath-Pokorny, the 39 year old Italian was introduced to the press this morning. "The Viennale festival is an iconic event that rounds off the year’s calendar of film events and has been important to me fo...

Thailand welcomes record number of international feature films in 2017

In 2017, Thailand welcomed 80 international feature film productions to Thailand. This is an increase on 2016, which saw 50 incoming feature films, and the highest figure ever. (The previous record was 2013, with 67 incoming feature films.) Including television productions and advertising, overall 730 productions visited Thailand. Productions from China contributed to the strong results. 65 productions from China visited Thailand, matching last year's number. There were 52 productions ...

The Alliance Française French Film Festival, returns to Adelaide’s Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas from 22 March to 15 April 2018.

    Australia’s most evocative cultural film event, the Alliance Française French Film Festival, returns to Adelaide’s Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas from 22 March to 15 April 2018.  Celebrating its 29th season and running across seven cities and two satellite locations from late February to early April 2018, the Festival, which screens at Palace Cinemas throughout Australia, is proudly presented by th...

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