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Calgary Underground Film Festival celebrates 15th Birthday

AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN to open the festival    15 years after the Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF) first launched, Western Canada's biggest genre festival presents its boldest and most eclectic lineup yet.    “I remember the day we started this festival and our vision was to grow within our means, screen provocative, boundary-pushing independent film, build a solid community, and to really make sure we were creating a festival as fans, for f...

The Vail Film Festival will open its 15th edition with the Colorado premiere of Sun Dogs on Thursday, April 5, 2018

Films star: Allison Janney, Melissa Benoist, Michael Angarano, Ed O'Neill, Jason Mantzoukas, Taissa Farmiga, Grace Gummer, Tony Revolori, and Ron Livingston The Vail Film Festival will open its 15th edition with the Colorado premiere of Sun Dogs on Thursday, April 5, 2018. This is the feature directorial debut for Once Upon a Time star Jennifer Morrison, already in production on her next project, Fabled, a TV movie. Sun Dogs was written by Anthony Tambakis, who wrote Warrior, where M...

Behind Closed Doors, a new initiative for Sydney emerging storytellers

Writers and producers keen to carve out a career in the film industry can now apply for Behind Closed Doors, a new initiative run by  Writers and producers keen to carve out a career in the film industry can now apply for Behind Closed Doors, a new initiative run by CuriousWorks and supported by Screen Australia’s Enterprise Ideas Program, that connects emerging storytellers in Western Sydney with some of the industry’s most experienced creative talent.  The purpose o...

Serge Toubiana announces Record-breaking success for the 2018 edition of the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in New York

The Rendez-Vous with French Cinema held its 23rd edition this year at New York's Lincoln Center (at the Walter Reade Theater) from March 8 to 18. The 2018 film selection attracted over 9,000 spectators—record attendance figures (a rise of 10% over last year), thanks no doubt to the diversity of the lineup, the high profile artistic delegation, and a dynamic promotional campaign boosted by social media. This year, we also welcomed younger audiences due to a new initiative aimed ...

18th Nippon Connection Film Festival First Program Highlights

May 29 to June 3, 2018, Frankfurt am Main More than 100 films from Japan / New program section NIPPON DOCS / Diverse supporting program From May 29 to June 3, 2018 the eighteenth edition of the Nippon Connection Film Festival will take place in Frankfurt am Main. With more than 100 short and feature length films, it is the biggest festival for Japanese film worldwide, offering a varied and exciting insight into Japanese cinema. About 60 filmmakers and artists from Japan are present to intr...

9th Annual Havana Star Prize - Films in Fiction

      Nine films compete for the n...

Netherlands Film Production Incentive invests € 4.4 million in 17 new productions

  These projects will generate over € 18.8 million in production expenditure within the Netherlands.                                          In the first round of 2018, 17 film projects have been backed with a total of over € 4.4 million in cash rebates through the...

Winston Baker Presents Content Capital Summit on April 19 in New York City

Keynote speakers to include world renowned transmedia expert Jeff Gomez, Tony Award-Winning Broadway Producer Barbara Whitman, and Academy Award-Winning Believe Entertainment Group's Brian Hunt New York, NY - March 15, 2018 - Winston Baker, leading global producer of entertainment conferences, announced the inaugural Content Capital Summit taking place during the Tribeca Film Festival on April 19, 2018 at the Dream Downtown in New York City. "There's as great an opp...

The 33rd Guadalajara International Film Festival consolidates as a pioneer of Latin America

by Leopoldo Soto   The 33rd FICG, directed by Iván Trujillo, is consolidated as the most important in Latin America, offered three "Master Class" by Guillermo del Toro, each lasting four hours, taught by the winner of two Oscars, who had an audience of 1,200,000 students, present in theaters and on TV. Wonderful facilities with five times more space and capacity than the TIFF headquarters (Toronto International Film Fest.), The Cinematheque of Ontario, the most importa...

Alfonso Arau to join Director Son Sergio Arau for 20th Anniversary of the Short A Day Without A Mexican- March 21st

Renowned Director Alfonso Arau to join 20th Anniversary Celebration of his Son's Short A Day Without A Mexican- March 21st Legendary Mexican Director Alfonso Arau to walk red carpet at the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the short A Day Without A Mexican directed by son Sergio Arau Who?   Alfonso Arau the legendary Mexican director of Like Water for Chocolate and A Walk in t...

Nicholas Saputra has been cast to star in all three omnibus episodes being directed by three accomplished Asian filmmakers

                        Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2018 Reveals Nicholas Saputra to Star in All Three Omnibus Episodes      The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF)  announced  today that Indonesian actor Nicholas Saputra has been cast to star in all three omnibus episodes&nb...

Luca Milano elected chairperson of the EBU Kids Media Experts group

    Luca Milano, Director of Rai Ragazzi (the kids area of Rai Radiotelevisione Italiana), has been elected in Geneva as the new chairperson of the “EBU Kids Media Experts group”, the European Broadcasting Union rallying the public broadcasters. Vanessa Amberleigh (BBC) and Yago Fandino Lousa (TVE) have been elected as deputies. The EBU Kids Media experts aim at fostering exchange and co-operation in the field of children offer.   “Faced with the expansion ...

Sydney Film Festival Announces its Inaugural Screen Day Out for High School Students

The 2018 program features an Oscar-nominated animated feature set in Afghanistan (The Breadwinner), a celebration of the art of public speaking from France (Speak Up), global science students tackling environmental problems (Inventing Tomorrow), and the tricky process of training guide dogs for the blind (Pick of the Litter). Screening 7–19 June at the Hayden Orpheum at Cremorne, the Ritz Cinema in Randwick and Casula Powerhouse. For more details: click here. ATOM study g...

In good festival directors company at Berlin Fest

Dieter Kosslick Berlinale.... With Elizabeth McIntyre - Sheffield Festival Director & CEO  Jasmina Bojic UNAFF & UNAFF Traveling Film Festival Adrian Devant  - Lychee Film Festival Pascal Diot - Venice Production Bridge Mallorca Arts on Screen Beki Probst EFM and Antalya Film Festival Javier Angula Valladolid Festival Canadian Festival directors FNC TIFF Animaze Avant Premiere team at opening The Fest Team ...

Changes in Finnish Film Affair (Sept 25-27) team

          FFA team and stakeholders at Works in Progress 2017 Photo: Roxana Sadvokassova   Some changes have been made in the FFA team for the event's seventh edition. FFA Producer for three years, Laura Laaksonen, has been promoted to Head of Industry at HIFF, working closely with HIFF's executive director Anna Möttöl&a...

Actor Christopher Lloyd Will Attend The 16th Annual Garden State Film Festival

  Dr. Emmett Brown: The way I see it, if you're gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?     ...

The 22nd edition of the Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART) opens today and welcomes some 850 exhibitors

Mega Platform Gathers Industry Leaders for Cross-sector Collaboration   The 22nd edition of the Hong Kong International Film and TV Market (FILMART) opens today and welcomes some 850 exhibitors from 37 countries and regions, including emerging markets such as Colombia, Finland and Nigeria.   ...

More Celebrities and Surprises Revealed for Middle East Film and Comic Con MEFCC 2018

  Middle East Film and Comic Con (, the definitive pop culture festival in the Middle East, announces Hodor from Game of Thrones who will also be performing a DJ Set on the WAVO Mainstage on Saturday 7th April. The original green power ranger Jason David Frank’s MEFCC karate class, Montegrappa’s limited edition Iron Throne pens celebrating the great houses in Game of Thrones, and Huawei’s first appearance at Comic Con showcasing their new Nova 3e ‘su...

Loic Le Meur AI session at #SXSW

Loïc Le Meur, (right on this picture from his panel in Austin), is a serial entrepreneur based in San Francisco. Loïc is working on his new startup, a speakers-events marketplace. Previously Loïc co-founded one of the largest European tech event LeWeb. According to The Economist, "LeWeb is where revolutionaries gather to plot the future". LeWeb launched in London in addition to Paris and acquired by Reed Exhibitions in 2012. Loïc also successful...

Full schedule for the 2018 Cinedelphia FIlm Festival!

      Announcing the full lineup for the sixth annual Cinedelphia Film Festival!  The CFF is programmed in-house by the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA), running April 12-30,...

The 9th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival To Take Place May 7th – May 13th, 2018

   The 9th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival will take place this year from May 7th to May 13th in the heart of New York City. The Festival will screen over 250 films from over 30 countries, as well as hosting networking events and educational panels. For more information, please visit: Watch Festival founder, Dennis Cieri, speak about last year’s Festival on NBC News 4 New York: The Festival s...

Line up of the 37th Istanbul Film Festival:

 THE 37TH ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL TO KICK OFF ON 6 APRIL   Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), and sponsored by Vodafone Red, Turkey’s biggest international cinema event Istanbul Film Festival is preparing to meet cinema lovers for the 37th time. The 37th Istanbul Film Festival, with a programme comprising highlights from Turkey and world cinema will take place between 6 and 17 April.   The Istanbul Film Festival presents a rich program...



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