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From IFP Executive Director Joana Vicente

    Dear Friends of IFP,   Stories have the power to transform us and our world. 2017 revealed this truth to us again and again in remarkable and unexpected ways.   As we begin the new year, we reaffirm our convicti...

Cucalorus seeks is recruiting the Development Director for the Festival

Good news!! Cucalorus seeks an outgoing, motivated, and detail-oriented human for the position of Development Director to lead fundraising efforts that support the foundation’s programming, communications and operational activities. The Development Director works in a collaborative environment with other key staff at Jengo’s Playhouse in historic downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The Cucalorus Development Director manages multiple fundraising campaigns including grants, spons...

Here’s the Program for the 2018 Göteborg Film Festival!

  A press conference held at 1 p.m. today marked the release of the program for the 41st Göteborg Film Festival, the largest film festival in the Nordic countries. The festival will show 399 films from 78 countries during 11 intense days, January 26–February 5. In addition there will be seminars, discussions, parties and live music. The tickets will be released to festival members on January 11 and to the general publi...

Arclight Films: Michelle Krumm Joins Arclight Films To Run Australian Office

Leading independent financing and international sales company Arclight Films today announced that executive Michelle Krumm has joined the company as Head of Australian Operations and Worldwide Acquisitions. In her new position at Arclight Films, Krumm will oversee the company’s Australian co-production operation out of the Sydney office and handle worldwide acquisitions for the finance and sales company. Michelle will report to Arclight Films’ CEO Gary Hamilton.   Hamilton s...

10th Jaipur International Film Festival-JIFF 2018 opens

  Much awaited JIFF 2018 finally opened in a magnificent manner; for all the Film enthusiasts; Cinema lovers and fans. For next four days; many National – International Films would be screened at Golcha Cinema and Manipal University. The Film Festival has been started, with lighting the lamp at Golcha Cinema. Surendra Bohra, Rajeev Arora, Sandeep Sancheti [President Manipal University], Mark Plain and JIFF Found...

AMEC 2018 - Melody Sweets to perform - A&R Worldwide to present Music Counsel of the Year Award

The world of music will take a prominent role at the Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel (AMEC) of the Year Awards to be held in Manhattan Beach on January 25, 2018.  AMEC announced today that A&R Worldwide will present the prestigious “Music Counsel of the Year” Award at their AMEC Awards ceremony at their annual black-tie event later this month.  Globally recognized as the leading music producer and management record label, A&R Worldwide is known for...

Malibu Fest ready to kick off in a week

  18TH MALIBU FILM FESTIVAL presented by LITTLE BEACH HOUSE MALIBU | SOHO HOUSE JANUARY 13-14, 2018 (MALIBU, CA) 18th Malibu Film Festival presented by Little Beach House Malibu | Soho House returns to Malibu January 13-14 with creenings and events at Malibu Civic Theater. The 2018 festival commences with Academy Award Nominee Josh Brolin hosting the Opening Film from Malibu local Emmy award-winning filmmakers Paul Taublieb, Susan Cooper and Jon Freeman. Bryan Fogel’s Icaru...

Moonlight Screening of the documentary TAKE EVERY WAVE: The Life of Laird Hamilton

Rory Kennedy’s exhilarating Sundance documentary will have its Australian premiere at Moonlight Cinemas on January 6, 2018!   Push your limits. Change the game.     Filmmaker Rory Kennedy tracks the remarkable life and legendary career of big wave surfer Laird Hamilton. Much admired by the public, though often disdained or ignored by the surf industry itself, Laird is a unique sports icon—an athlete who has refused to compete professionally yet has do...

Göteborg Film Festival will be celebrating its 41st edition next january

Scandinavia's leading film festival! Göteborg Film Festival will be celebrating its 41st edition Jan 26-Feb 5, 2018. 450 films from 80 countries will be screened during eleven days. In 2018 the festival will turn a spotlight to the subject nationalism. Alicia Vikander is this year's Nordic Honorary Dragon Award recipient. Nordic Film Market, Feb 1-4. Take part of brand new films, works in progress, projects in development, the annual Nostradamus Report and much more. T...

DIFF closed with the force...

DIFF CLOSES WITH FULL FORCE ON the RED CARPET 140 films from near and far brought cinephiles, film fans and industry professionals together Final day recognises excellence in regional filmmaking with Muhr Awards announced Eight days of DIFF’s trademark silver-screen magic closed today with an epic Closing Night Gala, marking the close of the 14th edition of the Festival. DIFF took over the city between 6 – 13 December with screenings of 140 films from globally acclaimed filmmake...

2018 ECA Conference announced

The Event Cinema Association’s annual conference is taking place on 7th February 2018 at Vue West End in Leicester Square, London. A highlight of the Event Cinema industry calendar, the conference is now in its 5th year and brings together a diverse range of content producers, technical providers, distributors and exhibitors from all over the world. Usual attendance is around 300 from 20 territories. Tickets will be on sale via the ...

A Cinema of Dreams A festival about Dreams

January 25, 2018. The Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street), one of only a few surviving independent theaters in Manhattan, is hosting Secrets of the Deep: DREAMS on FILM, a short film festival fully dedicated to exploring relationships between cinema and the dream experience.  Ten films, each between 5 and 10 minutes long, are selected from among narrative, music video, documentary, and experimental genres.   Producer of the event is Lower East Side indie filmmaker Jeffrey Wengrofsk...

Trevor Jamieson to become Revelation Ambassador

    Revelation Perth International Film Festival is thrilled to announce that acclaimed actor Trevor Jamieson has joined the Revelation team as a permanent ambassador.   Soon to be seen in the upcoming re...

Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship still open through Sydney Film Festival

    Sydney Film Festival and Lexus Australia are encouraging all up and coming Australian filmmakers to enter the Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship through Sydney Film Festival, with submissions accepted from 4 December 2017 until 29 January 2018. The Fellowship is the largest cash prize for short film in Australia, offering $50,000 each to four filmmakers to produce their next short film. All new entries are welcomed, and Au...

Tropfest Australia submissions close in 3 weeks

      Filmmakers have just three weeks to wrap up their films for Tropfest Australia, supported by foundation partner CGU Insurance, for their chance to win a spectacular bevy of prizes, and join the ranks of esteemed Tropfest legends continuing to make huge waves internationally. Submissions close on Thursday 11 January 2018. The winner of Tropfest 2018 will be awarded a shiny new Equinox LTZ valued at over $45,000 courtesy of Holden, who have just joined Tropfest as...

Outdoor Premiere of Paddington 2 in Sydney at Moon Light Cinema

A screening for families who did not forget to bring their favourite teddy for this Teddy Bear’s Picnic! Premiere screening of Paddington 2, with some goodies given away like PADDINGTON 2 PRIZE PACKS ! Each pack contained Paddington 2 themed prizes including a bag, notebook, pencil case, pen AND a Moonlight Cinema Family Pass!   get the whole^ropgram and cities where the moonlight cinema happen  ...

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 ...



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