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A Festival of Dreams Comes to Brooklyn December 8

    Brooklyn, NYC: Sunday, December 8, 2018. New York City film director Jeffrey Wengrofsky, curator of the award-winning Secrets series of film festivals, will bring Secrets of the Deep: DREAMS on FILM, a short film festival fully dedicated to exploring relationships between cinema and the dream experience to Film Noir Cinema (122 Meserole Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY).  Ten films were selected from among 415 international submissions.  The program includes films by Do...

Stockholm Fest to present the biggest film prize in the world – the Stockholm Impact Award worth 100 000€ + the Weiwei art

For the fourth year in a row, Stockholm International Film Festival and the City of Stockholm have the honor to present the prestigious Stockholm Impact Award. Together with a cash prize of one million SEK, the winning director receives a unique award designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. This year’s winner will be announced at the film festival’s official award ceremony, on Friday, November 16th at 5:00 pm at Social At Six in Stockholm. Photo: Stockholm Impact Award,...

2018 Nihilist Film Fest Comes to Lyric Hyperion Theater

  For the twentyith year, the Nihilist Cultural Foundation presents the Nihilist International Film Festival. This year’s evening of films will be presented at the Lyric-Hyperion Theater. The show will start at 7:30 pm on Sunday, December 16. The festival includes two hours of short films from around the country and around the world. The films range from troubling to hilarious, from profound to completely silly. Pretty much, something for everyone (except children and clergy). ...

Les Arcs Film Festival : Selection revealed!

It's getting real...Last night at the Monnaie de Paris, we held the presentation cocktail of the Festival. Because it's almost time! D-37 before seeing you in the theatres, on the ski slopes of Les Arcs, or in O'Chaud. It's still a little over a month from now, but time has come for the big reveal!   THE OFFICIAL JURY The names of the Feature Film and Short Film Juries have been announced. The director Ruben Östl...

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival announces full Program, including Launch Film ALIEN NATION

  For its fifth year, Other Worlds will have more great SciFi features and shorts from around the globe, more filmmakers and special guests, and some big retro films, including 2018 Launch Film: the 30th anniversary screening of ALIEN NATION, starring James Caan and Mandy Patinkin.     “There couldn’t be a timelier opportunity to screen ALIEN NATION,” says Bears Rebecca Fonté, OWA Founder and Artistic Director, “a film that looks at how Amer...

In Memoriam: STAN LEE

Hollywood Foreign Press Association remembers and celebrates Stan Lee, writer, editor, creator of worlds - and presenter at the Annual Grants Gala. Share on TwitterShare on PinterestCopy URL   YORAM KAHANA/HFPA ...

ARTEKINO FESTIVAL returns for a third edition December 1 – 31, 2018

ArteKino Festival, the free online film festival created by ARTE and Festival Scope, continues its mission to support European arthouse cinema. For this third edition, from December 1 to 31, ten films—including 5 directed by women directors—will represent a snapshot of the diverse and eclectic nature of contemporary European cinema. Viewers from 45 European countries will be able to explore a rich selection of films by established directors and ambitious first-time filmmake...

Get ready for the 34th International Short Film Festival Berlin 2018 20 - 25 November 2018

We threw ourselves into it again, viewed over 5000 submissions during a long, hot summer, tracked-down great shorts at festivals all over the world and will soon be presenting more than 400 films in 52 impressive thematic programs from 20 November. All over Berlin – from Mitte to Kreuzberg, Prenzlauer Berg, Wedding and Neukölln. Meanwhile, we finally indulged in a new website that actually looks good on mobile phones! Get your tickets! Tickets for our big events as ...

The International Film Festival & Awards • Macao (IFFAM) today announced its programme

The International Film Festival & Awards • Macao (IFFAM) today announced its programme.   Opening with the gala premiere of Peter Farrelly’s Green Book on Saturday 8 December the IFFAM will run until Friday 14 December.   Continuing to showcase the best of Asian and international cinema the programme includes 11 competition films including Sundance breakout The Guilty, directed by Gustav Möller, TIFF’s Midnight Madness hit The Man Who Feels No Pain by Vasa...

The 56th Viennale wrapped with the gala screening of the film EL ÁNGEL by Luis Ortega and an increase in admissions

The 56th Viennale comes to an extremely successful close today with the gala screening of the film EL ÁNGEL by Luis Ortega. The number of visitors increased to 93,200 compared to 91,700 in 2017. “I’m overwhelmed by the energy and warmth of this Viennale edition, which is very special to me because it’s my debut as director of the festival”, says Eva Sangiorgi. “This special atmosphere that all our guests have talked about creates lasting ties with the city...

RIP Francis Boespflug

One of our friends in the french industry, just passed away, and a great golfer I always enjoyed playing with.  Francis died at 70! Cofounder of Pyramide with is wife Fabienne Vonier, former star programer with Gaumont, in these old days where Pierre Edeline his colleague at UGC was ruling the world of distribution tightly! Managing director at Warner France theatrical division where he was also overseeing productions in France, President at Pyramide Productions when his wife died, in ...

6th Annual Miami International Children's Film Festival

      OPENING NIGHT PARTY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 at 5:00 PM   Join us on the Pe...

New Team to Launch STIFF - Seattle's Transmedia & Independent Film Festival 2019

          After a long run Will Chase, Warner Boutin and Timothy Vernor are leaving the STIFF core team but will remain involved as Board Members. Wendy Gonzalez remains on the team and is leading the effort to recruit new members and bring them up to speed. We have several new members ...

UNAFF Closing Week End in Palo Alto

 The 21st UNAFF closes this weekend (October 26-28), packed with 18 film screenings, 2 panels, a reception with filmmakers, the Awards Ceremony, and the Closing Night Party.   Please see below the weekend program.   Please click here for the full program (for a quick view of the Schedule, please click here).   For more information about the 21st UNAFF, please visit &n...

Cine Vivo - Perth Independent Latino American Film Festival heads to Argentina

Cine Vivo - Argentina!   Cine Vivo - Perth Independent Latino American Film Festival heads to Argentina tonight with a tribute to all film lovers. Start the night with a mouthwatering Argentinian asado from Roberto’s BBQ then settle in for the heart-warming film, Un Cine en Concreto (A Concrete Cinema), which follows the story of a man who loved the old cinema in his small town so much that when it was demolished he set about re-creating...

Bruno Chatelin joins the Advisory Board of The French Riviera Film Festival

"Gotham Chandna and I are honored that Bruno Chatelin, one of the leading authorities on the global film circuit, has joined our festival's advisory board and will also serve as a judge," commented festival co-founder Nicole Muj. "Bruno is passionate about his work within the international film community, and we' re humbled to welcome such a highly respected figure in today's world cinema as part of our inaugural festival." Nicole Muj festival co-founder, Bruno ...

Project Market at the 5th HANIFF in full swing in Hanoi Vietnam

Following the great success of the 2nd Project Market within the Hanoi International Film Festival in 2016, this year, BHD Co., Ltd – Vietnam Media Corp continue to co-ordinate with the Cinema Department of Vietnam to organize the Project Market within the framework of the 5th International Film Festival between Oct 27th and 30th, 2018 in Hanoi. Project Market will be a place to network and experience for film producers, directors and script writers, who wish to introduce their projects t...

Finding Vince 400, an inaugural film festival concluded in Rome in honor of St. Vincent de Paul's life

Hosted by the Vincentian Family, Finding Vince 400 will Showcase Film Screenings, Art Exhibits and Panel Discussions with Clarence Gilyard, Jim Caviezel and Sheree Wilson  The Festival Features Films from Around the World That Bring Awareness to Issues of Poverty in Diverse Communities (L-R) Forgotten Huts , Courtesy of FV400 Festival ; Mare Nostrum , Courtesy of FV400 Festival ; A Little Wisdom , Courtesy of FV400 Festival . Rome, ITALY — In celebration of the 400th a...

Access to Withoutabox will close in a year from now: on October 30, 2019

We received this week the news from Withoutabox with a message announcing the end of the service for 2019. Sorry to see them go, even if many festivals and filmmakers seem happy about it. I remember witnessing their birth, when was still young, meeting with the two co founders, becoming partners, then disapointed partners, then co sponsors of a few film festival conferences....then finally seeing them merge into amazon and IMDB to slowly disappearing from the radar. The sp...

Bruno Chatelin stands for election to the Board of the Europan Film Academy

  The European Film Academy is organizing the election of the future president of the EFA and renewal of several members of the Board. Please support the candidacy of your editor,Bruno Chatelin, former member of board who stands for re election. The online vote of EFA members on the EFA platform ends on 29 November. The new composition of the board be announced in Seville, the day after the award ceremony of the European Film Awards.   The brief statement: I wou...

Women take charge in front of and behind the camera at BJFF 2018

30TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL: NOVEMBER 7-19             ...

The 2018 Romanian Film Festival Seattle is coming to SIFF Cinema Uptown NOVEMBER 2-4

  Join us for the 5th Edition of The Romanian Film Festival Seattle, screening November 2-4 at SIFF Cinema Uptown.  This year's festival will carry the spirit of Halloween into November by taking viewers on a tour of Romania and its "Uncanny Worlds," starting with an Opening Night Gal...

Rome Film Fest kicks off with Bad Times at The El Royale by Drew Goddard

  Antonio Monda: “Brisk tickets pre-sales: 8% increase in sold tickets”   Today, Thursday, October 18, the thirteenth edition of the Rome Film Fest will be up and running until October 28 under the artistic direction of Antonio Monda. The event is produced by Fondazione Cinema per Roma headed by Laura Delli Colli with Francesca Via, General Director. The Auditorium Parco della Musica will be the nerve centre of the showcase hosting screenings and the red carpet. Same as...

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