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The New Orleans French Film Festival kicks off today

The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) announced the complete lineup of films and live music performances for the 22nd annual New Orleans French Film Festival, February 15-21 at the Prytania Theatre.   The festival lineup features 17 feature-length films, 3 short films, and free live music performances—in partnership with Krewe du Kanaval—prior to select film screenings and the World Premiere of On Va Continuer!, a documentary about the Grammy-winning Louisiana band Lost Bayou Ra...

The 24th Seattle Jewish Film Festival brings 36 Films, 180 Emotions, Thousands of Friends

      Announcing the 24th Annual Seattle Jewish Film Festival 36 films. 180 emotions. thousands of friend...

Sonoma Film Fest kicks off with Special Documentary Film Dinner - Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable –

22ND ANNUAL SONOMA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS A Festival Kick-off   Special Documentary Film Dinner - Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable – Thursday, February 21st at Sebastiani Theatre   Sonoma, CA (February 7, 2019) – On Thursday, February 21st at 7:15pm, Sonoma International Film Festival fans can catch a special documentary film screening of Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable at the Sebastiani Theatre. Bethany Hamilton lost her arm to a tiger shark at age 13, but ...

ECU announced their Official Selection

ÉCU WILL SCREEN 80 OF THE WORLD'S BEST INDEPENDENT FILMS IN PARIS ON THE 5th, 6th and 7th of April 2019.  The European Independent Film Festival is honoured to announce its Official Selection for its 14th edition which will be held on the 5th, 6th and 7th of April, 2019 in Paris, France.  ÉCU 2019 will showcase 80 films from 31 countries ranging from features, shorts, documentaries and animations to student films and experimental works. Filmmakers will compet...

The very first edition of the Montreal International History Film Festival (FIFHM) will take place from May 3-5, 2019

The very first edition of the Montreal International History Film Festival (FIFHM) will take place from May 3-5, 2019, at the Cinémathèque Québécoise in Montreal. Founded by two filmmakers and two historians passionate about the representation of history in film, the FIFHM’s aim is to promote exchanges between filmmakers, historians and the general public, offering a showcase of films of any genre or other media products (especially television series or, ev...

L.A. Italia 2019 - February Program

February 17/23 - TCL Chinese Theatre - Hollywood, Ca OPENING CEREMONY: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17 - 5pm SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17 10:00am The Italian Masters – Special Screening The Lark Farm (122’) dir. Paolo and Vittorio Taviani Actor Alessandro Preziosi will introduce the movie. 12:20pm Celebrating Matera Basilicata – US Premiere Mathera (90’) Dir. Vito Salinaro and Francesco Invernizzi 2:00pm The Italian Masters – World Premiere Leonardo 500 (9...

Fantastic Web Contest III

FANTASTIC WEB CONTEST III : Looking for an extraordinary web series ; a call for projects from the NIFFF and the RTS Driven by the desire to support a new generation of Swiss filmmakers, the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF), in collaboration with the Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS), is launching its third call for projects among web creators, affirming once again its engagement for innovation. ...

FICCI 59 Unveils its Official Categories

          FICCI 59 Unveils its Official Categories During a press conference at the Centro Ático of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, the Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival (FICCI) revealed the films included in its 10 Official Ca...

The Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum Expands List of Work-in-Progress Projects with New Category for Documentaries

The Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) today unveiled 20 projects shortlisted for its expanded Work-in-Progress (WIP) program that will include feature documentaries for the first time.   WIP, now in its third edition, is an important initiative to help filmmakers find post-production funds, sales agents and film festival support.  It will take place from 18-20 March 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre as part of the 17th HAF.    The expanded W...

What does it take for the Southern Film Industry to thrive?

The New Orleans Film Society Published the Inaugural South Summit Report South Summit Photo Camille Lenain The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) has released a report from its inaugural South Summit, a field-building event in which participants heard directly from filmmakers and thought leaders whose work in inspires new possibilities for a Southern identity and the nation’s understanding of the South.   NOFS organized the inaugural South Summit on October 22, 2018, to map the chall...

The Alliance Française French Film Festival returns for its spectacular 30th season!

      Screening nationally across 7 cities and 3 satellite locations throughout March until mid-April, the Festival, which is presented by the Alliance Française in association with the Embassy of France in Australia and Unifrance Films, will be celebrating this momentous birthday edition with a thrilling selection of 54 feature films and documentaries that are guaranteed to enthral and entertain.   The full programme will be available from today at:  www.aff...

Kenya Launches a screen play competition with KSHS 2M in prize

  As part of initiatives to grow the film industry in Kenya and expand the market of Kenyan films both in Kenya and other markets (Africa and Asia), Ministry of ICT, through Kenya Film Commission (KFC) and Kenya Film School is launching a Film Script Writing Competition.   Apart from the winning prize money, scripts will be pitched to international film producers to explore possibilities of the scripts being turned into full fea...

Göteborg Film Festival presents the 2019 Nostradamus report

  At a seminar today the Göteborg Film Festival's 6th Nostradamus Report - "Relevance in a New Reality" – was presented. The annual report looks into the future of the screen industries 3-5 years from now through research and interviews with industry experts. This year's report, "Relevance in a New Reality", discusses the uncertain future of public funding, major movements on the streaming market, the role of cin...

The Chandler Film Festival Awards have been announced

Chandler Film Festival Winners 2019 Best Student Film: Honey By Adam Alexander Best New Filmmaker: Magali Heram for Zul Best Music Video: Damn Thang By Woodfish Best Experimental Short: The Evolved Spectrum By Adolpho Navarro Best Actor: Jim Gaffigan for You Can Choose Your Family Best Actress: Jillian Attiyah By The Blue Whale Best Animation Film: Sunup By E...

Andrea Romeo appoints Dok Leipzig Leena Pasanen to direct Biografilm Festival starting in 2021

Current director of Dok Leipzig will join the Biografilm team starting 2020 and will head the festival as of 2021.   Biografilm Festival announces a new step towards Europe: Andrea Romeo, Biografilm’s founder and current director, has called Leena Pasanen, director of DOK Leipzig, to head Biografilm starting in 2021. Pasanen will join the team already in 2020 to prepare for a definitive passage of responsibilities in 2021. Andrea Romeo will remain part of...

Göteborg Film Festival TV Drama Vision 2019 programme announced

    We’re delighted   to present the 2019 TV Drama Vision programme's quality speakers, talks and showcases. Among the highlights at this year’s edition are our keynote guests Award winning British tv series writer Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley), BAFTA Award Winning comedy producer Jon Plowman (Absolutely Fabulous), a focus on Italian drama with Nicola Serra from Palomar and Marco Chimenz from Cattleya. As previously announced we will also welco...

Noir City returns to Seattle

The Dark Side of Mid-Century America Feb 15 - 21 at SIFF Cinema Egyptian ...

Paolo Sorrentino’s LORO to open Cinema Made in Italy 2019

  CINEMA MADE IN ITALY will make a welcome return to London’s Ciné Lumière from 26 February – 3 March 2019. Continuing to showcase the best of contemporary Italian cinema, the ninth edition of London’s favourite Italian film festival promises another alluring and diverse programme. This year’s six-day event will kick off with LORO, from the director of The Great Beauty, and centres on Silvio Berlusconi and his entourage. The film stars Paolo Sorrentino...

Alliance Française French Film Festival in Australia turns 30

Electric…Eclectic…Euphoric…With a Line-up Par Excellence…! Each New Year heralds a sense of excitement and never more so than 2019 which marks the 30th anniversary of Australia’s most tantalising multi-cultural movie event, the Alliance Française French Film Festival. Screening at Palace Cinemas across 7 cities and 3 satellite locations throughout March until mid-April, this cherished celebration of French culture will be presented by the Alliance Fra...

Discovering the official image of The official image of Bergamo Film Meeting - BFM 37

Bergamo Film Meeting International Film Festival 37th edition, 9. – 17. /03 Bergamo Film Meeting is coming up and here there are some news: the official image, which will be the protagonist for all the nine days of the Festival, and also the name of the guest animator, to whom is dedicated the complete retrospective.  Cancel all your plans and join us at BFM 37, 9. - 17./03!     Less than two months to...

Introducing Randy Lennox as BANFF's Chair of the Board of Directors

    The Banff World Media Festival is thrilled to announce that Randy Lennox, President of Bell Media, has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors, beginning his role as the Festival marks its 40th anniversary year. He succeeds John Morayniss, President JDM Media Inc. who served as Chair of the Board for three years. "BANFF has a world-wide reputation for diversity, innovation and excellence and it is a distinct privilege to join the board as the Chair," said Lenno...

Singapore government to amend the Copyright Act (CA) to update Singapore's copyright regime

The Singapore government has announced that it will be amending the Copyright Act to update its copyright regime in an effort to support creators and users of video content. A critical part of the suite of amendments includes new enforcement measures to deter retailers from profiting from providing access to content through unauthorised sources such as TV boxes (also known as illicit streaming devices -- ISDs) that enable access to pirated TV channels and video-on-demand content. Louis Bosw...

Find out the film selection and jury for the 9th edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival!

      After a record year in 2018 with 12 million viewings, the coziest film festival in the world is back again this year with 28 features and short films accessible across the globe from January 18 through February 18, 2019! Check out the trailer, the jury, and the film lineup for the world's first online French film festival, organized by UniFrance. Celebrated French and international directors will make up the jury for the 2019 edition of MyFrenchFilmFestiv...

“Lucca Film Festival and Europa Cinema” ed. 2019: open competitions submission

        The Lucca Film Festival and Europa Cinema 2019 are now accepting submissions for the competitions. The international cinema event in question will take place between the 13th and the 21st of April 2019 in Lucca and Viareggio, among other important events organised and supported by the city’s Fondazione Ca...

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