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Funchal festival wraps a blissful 10 day event with the awards ceremony

On Saturday November 10, Funchal festival closed a blissful 10 day event with a gala ceremony at the large convention center in front of a 700 crowd.The laser Man show launched the evening.The prize list came with many surprises and moments of emotion from the selected talent.  The jury was composed of Elisa Tolomelli (producer), Bruno Chatelin (co founder of filmfestivals.com and fest21.com), Malu de Martino (director), José António Santos (Director of photography) and José Vieira...

Festival ambience in Funchal

             The projection is perfect, without this person...no festival!             Selection of posters from the competition.             A great photo exhibition             Jury duty for Antonio...

Another cool-fest-news from Funchal

Another good surprise in my jury duty in Funchal Fest: the quality of the films in compettion, I cant comment yet of course but watch out for some excellent surprises.            Can't resist to share with you the beauty of the pool at Pestana Casino Park, Madeira...

Ain't it cool news : wifi breakfast

2 good news in my first day at Funchal fest as a jury member: Air Portugal found my luggage: no need to buy a lousy toothbrush               Second good news: I get wifi in my room and balcony  at the Casiono Madeira, enough for a power breakfast with my laptop.Got to do the newsletter for filmfestivals.com, watch a movie from the competition, and attend a few outlook tasks this morning.Film session start at 3pmBruno Chatelin...

Jury duty at Funchal Festival

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Funchal Festival takes place (Nov 4 to 11) at Funchal, capital of lovely island of Madeira one of the pearls of Portugal, lost in the atlantic ocean, about 45 minutes off Canaries islands, 700km off african coasts...The island is about 50 by 25 km, takes a day or to visit by car, has about 300 000 inhabitants of which one third live in Funchal.The weather is mild and sunny all year round (yes you read me : coats are totally useless)Funchal hosts its festival for the 3rd time., through the initia...

Funchal festival highlights

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PROGRAMME(see program) IN MEMORIAM: MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI and the film PROFISSÃO: REPÓRTER BRAZILIAN FILM SPECIAL: 1- DIÁRIO DE UM NOVO MUNDO 2- SANEAMENTO BÁSICO 3- PROIBIDO PROIBIR 4- O HOMEM QUE COPIAVA OPENING CEREMONY : Tribute to JOSÉ FONSECA E COSTA and film VIUVA RICA SOLTEIRA NÃO FICACOMPETITION: 1- LA MEMOIRE DES AUTRES2- A FEW KILOS OF DATES FOR A FUNERAL 3- EN LA CAMA 4- DEPOIS DAQUELE BAILE 5- CIUDAD EN CELO 6- CAPRI, YOU LOVE? 7- URANYA 8- MUTLULUK CLOSING CEREMONY : 1- Trib...

Its live Funchal Fest started in warm Madeira Island

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Jury members for the 2007 edition of Funchal/madeira Isalnd Festival are very eclectic in origins.Elisa Tolomelli, Bruno Chatelin, Malu de Martino, José Vieira Mendes and José António SantosIn fact almost everything it would take to make a movie: a producer, a director, a cinematographer, a former distributor, and journalist !JURY 2007  Elisa Tolomelli (see Bio) Bruno Chatelin(see Bio) Malu de Martino(see Bio)    José Vieira Mendes(see Bio) José António Santos(see Bio) ...

Bruno Chatelin Jury member at Funchal Festival

Bruno Chatelin will perform Jury duties as member of forthcoming Funchal International Film Festival Madeira Islands November 2 to 10 ...

A Tour on the Islands of Madeira

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In November you're welcome to take part the 3rd Funchal International Film Festival and enjoy your visit to the Island.http://www.madeiraislands.travel/pls/madeira/wsmwhom0.home...

Film Festivals Destination Tourism and Business

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As the director of the Funchal International Film Festival I must say there are clear benefits to the local economy derived from visitors coming to the venue. The concept of cultural tourism resides essentially on the fusion between the cultural proposals (including arts and entertainment) with the social components (from its historically richest till night life…) in an attractive tourist destination. A film festival that takes place in such a location it’s easier to promote since the necess...

Madeira Islands as a great filmming location

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The Madeira Islands also offer ideal natural filming locations for your movies. In November, you will have the opportunity during the Festival to discover for yourself the wonders that the islands have to offer....

Brief applications rules

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THE 3rd FUNCHAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WILL TAKE PLACE FROM 02 TO 10 NOVEMBER 2007A. The Festival has four sections:1- Official Competitive Section: Competition section for fiction feature films produced between 2005 and 2007.2- Panorama Section: Non competitive section, comprehending movies that, in some way or other, have had certain impact on other international film festivals.3- Retrospective Section: A selection of films, old and new, coming from an author, a country or illustrating ...

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The 3rd edition of the Funchal International Film Festival at the "Pearl of the Atlantic" will take place from 2 to 10 November 2007

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