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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   ...

Most Successful Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles in its Over Three Decades History

MEIR FENIGSTEIN, FOUNDER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF FESTIVAL, TO BE HONORED WITH MENSCH INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION AWARD The Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles, which continues through November 21st, has named Foxtrot, Israel’s submission for this year’s Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, as its Closing Night film.  Meir Fenigstein, founder and executive director of the Festival, will be honored on November 27th with the Mensch International Foundation Award which recognizes indi...

Molly's Game closed AFI

On the last day of AFI FEST, which closed Nov 16th with a Tribute to Aaron Sorkin and screening of MOLLY'S GAME. Day eight also included another screening of I, TONYA, plus A CIAMBRA, WAJIB and Robert Altman's masterpiece NASHVILLE, with Lily Tomlin attending for a Q&A. ...

11th Five Flavours opens with Ann Hui's "Our Time Will Come" and showcases a diverse Hong Kong programme

New Wave, unsurpassed action and martial arts films, international fame, crisis, entering the Chinese market and searching a new identity. Since the 1970s Hong Kong cinema has undergone a substantial transformation and the process is clearly reflected in the programme of the 11th Five Flavours. It brings the New Wave works directed by Ann Hui, whose auteur vision is exemplified by films from each decade of her career, as well as short and long feature debuts from emerging directors. The film p...

interfilm 33rd International Short Film Festival Berlin 500 films, 80 countries, 70 programs, 6 competitions!

   20 - 26 November 2017 The complete program of the 33rd interfilm – International Short Film Festival Berlin is available online – view the timetable. This year the 33rd International Short Film Festival interfilm Berlin expects a total audience of more than 20,000 to attend the festival from the 20th to the 26th of November. Over 500 films from almost 80 countries showcase the tremendous diversity of international short film. Prizes to the tune of 32,000 euros w...

Women's International Film Festival slated for next march

  This is Yvonne, WIFF Founder and President. I wanted to personally reach out to you and thank you for your patience and support over the past few months. Today, I am so happy to be able to share this good news with you.       NEW LOCATION After 11 years of hosting the event in Miami, including winning the status of Miami’s Best Film Festiva...

The Creative Coalition Launches #KeepTellingPeople™ Campaign

    Partners with Birds Nest Foundation and Storio Creative  To Stand Up Against Sexual Harassment   The Creative Coalition announces the launch of #KeepTellingPeople™, a PSA campaign created to empower all people to help eradicate the sexual harassment and assault epidemic.   The PSA is directed by actor and President of The Creative Coalition Tim Daly (“Madam Secretary”) and actor and Board Member of The Creative Coalition Cheryl Hines (&...

2017 Nihilist Film Fest Comes to Echo Park Film Center

For the eighteenth year, the Nihilist Cultural Foundation presents the Nihilist International Film Festival.  This year’s evening of films will be presented at the Echo Park Film Center.  The show will start at 8:30 pm on Friday, December 15. 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 a...

Ruben Moreno named Director of The Huesca International Film Festival

  Rubens Moreno from Huesca is the new director of the Huesca International Film Festival. The Huesca festival that will celebrate its 46th edition in 2018, begins a new period "full of enthusiasm and eager to work" as Moreno himself expresses. The new person in charge of the contest Huesca, who maintains his responsibilities as director and programmer of the Olimpia Theater, assumes the position for a period of four years. A time that from the Foundation is consid...

DOC NYC in full gear with 23 World Premieres, 23 world premieres and 23 U.S. premieres, with more than 350 doc makers

LINEUP FOR EIGHTH EDITION NOVEMBER 9-16, 2017 Program Includes 23 World Premieres, 23 U.S. Premieres Among Over 250 Films and Events America’s largest documentary festival, is rolling the full lineup for its eighth edition, running November 9-16 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea’s SVA Theatre and Cinepolis Chelsea. The 2017 festival includes 111 feature-length documentaries among over 250 films and events overall. Included are 23 world premieres and 23 U.S. premi...

Miami Film Festival Poster in the clouds

  The 2018 official poster has been created by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist  Jim Morin editorial cartoonist for Morintoons Syndicate, oil painter, art lover, acoustic guitar picker and NHL hockey fan.@MorinToon!   ...

AFI Opening Night Gala Presentation of Netflix's Mullbound

      Opening Night Gala Presentation of MUDBOUND took place in Los Angeles on November 9, 2017. &n...

Networking meeting at FilmFestival Cottbus Eastern Partnership Film Festivals

  Filmmakers and representatives of leading Eastern European film festivals came together during the 27th FilmFestival Cottbus to exchange views about their situation.   The networking meeting in Cottbus with representatives from the Eastern Partnership countries and Russia is the continuation of a roundtable which had been held during the Odesa International Film Festival (14 to 21 July, 2017). The medium of film also reflects civil society discourses in Eastern Europe and disc...



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