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Master classes and creative meetings with OIFF celebrity guests

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  From 14 to 20 July, the “Rodina” Festival Centre will host the master classes by famous filmmakers, members of the jury and distinguished guests of the 9thOIFF   The audience will have the chance to attend creative meetings and master classes with filmmakers, actors, film critics and film professionals that are guests of the 9th Odesa International Film Festival:   Naomi Kawase (Japan, film director, OIFF special guest)   Ada Rogovtseva (Ukraine, act...
 

The Trouble with You will close the OIFF

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  The French film starring Audrey Tautou will be screened at the closing night of the 9th Odesa International Film Festival.   Yvonne is the main character of Pierre Salvadori’s comic drama The Trouble with You (En liberté !). She is a detective and a young widow of a police officer, local hero Santi. Suddenly, she learns that her husband wasn’t as much of a role-model as their son would think of him. A guy named Antoine was his prison underdog for 8 years. Y...
 

OIFF for Kids - together with Children KinoFest

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  OIFF for Kids, the non-competitive section of Odesa International Film Festival, dedicated to children and young audience is organized in partnership with the Children KinoFest international film festival. The line-up includes three recent features and one Soviet classic film.   In details the films screened at OIFF for Kids are:   Mirai of the Future (Mirai no Mirai, 2018), directed by Mamoru Hosoda, Japan. One day Kun’s mother brings home a new member of the famil...
 

Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote premieres in Ukraine

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  The adventurous comedy crafted by legendary Monty Python’s member is part of the Gala Premieres section of the 9th Odesa International Film Festival.   Widely known for his influential work with the Monty Python comedy troupe, American-born British film director Terry Gilliam started his career as an animator and cartoonist. Apart from the features that he co-directed for the Monty Python – Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), The Meaning of Life (1983) –...
 

The new film by Asghar Farhadi will be screened at OIFF

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  The psychological thriller Everybody Knows will be presented as a part of the Gala Premieres section of the 9th Odesa International Film Festival.   Iranian director and screenwriter Asghar Farhadi debuted in 2003 with the awarded feature Dancing in the Dust. We became known internationally after his films Fireworks Wednesday (2006) and About Elly (2009) for which he was awarded with the Silver Bear at Berlin International Film Fesvial.. With A Separation (2011), Farhadi was ...
 

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FICCI announces Felipe Aljure as new artistic director

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  Felipe Aljure (Photo: David Rhenals and Emmanuel Upegui) The Colombian director and arts administrator Felipe Aljure is to become the artistic director of the Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival (FICCI), beginning with its fifty-ninth edition. Aljure steps into a role that has turned the festival into one of the most important in the region, first filled by Monika Wagenberg and later by Diana Bustamante, each artistic directors of the festi...
 

Message from KLEFF Festival Director - The International Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival

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  Hello friends & supporters! In the last one month, we have gone to another three universities for our roadshows. The purpose of this roadshow is not only to communicate and share about KLEFF, but at the same time organise a compact film making workshop with our film making & media partner, Stranger Connection Media (SCM) as well as introducing two special categories for this year’s competition, brought to you by River of Life (ROL) and Roundtable on Sustainable Pa...
 

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot… But Joaquin Did Get to the Party Last Night

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by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Don’t you love hearing about a Hollywood party after it happens? Oh wait, an afterparty, after it happens? C’mon, saves you time and a hangover. Meanwhile last night was the LA premiere of DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT from Amazon Studios, a curious biopic starring Joaquin Phoenix that opens July 13. Jack Black and glasses, Joaquin Phoenix and cigarette during, not after, the afterparty This adapted screen story...
 

Max Hubacher Starring in THE CAPTAIN (Robert Schwentke), LET THE OLD FOLKS DIE (Juri Steinhart) and MARIO (Marcel Gisler) B

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Max Hubacher Starring in THE CAPTAIN (Robert Schwentke), LET THE OLD FOLKS DIE (Juri Steinhart) and MARIO (Marcel Gisler)     Born in Bern, Switzerland in 1993, Max Humbacher started acting for children's theater at the age of seven, playing in theater productions at Schauspielhaus Zürich, the state theater in Zurich amongst many others.  Max's first feature role was in Mike Schaerer's BOLD HEROES (STATIONSPIRATEN), then going on to star in Markus Imbode...
 

Christoph Terhechte, the former head of the Berlinale Forum, appointed artistic director of the Marrakech Film Fest

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Filmfestivals.com is very thrilled to witness the festival revival after a one year hiatus. An experienced international organization team joins for the 17th edition. The contract with Le Public System Cinema, the French company who had been organizing the festival for years, has not been renewed.    Le Public System Cinema organizes 4 festivals a year: GERARDMER FANTASY FILM FESTIVAL:  www.festival-gerardmer.com,  DEAUVILLE ASISAN FILM FESTIVAL...
 

Aspen Film's Executive Director Susan Wrubel welcome program with "Summer of Cinema"

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Aspen Film is proud to present a Summer of Cinema. Following one of our most successful Shortsfest’s to date, we are excited to build on that momentum throughout our Valley with a diverse palette of cinema offerings.  This community truly embraces the arts, and one of the greatest aspects of cinema is that it encompasses and celebrates art of all forms. Our programs are reflective of the collaborative nature of film, and we are thrilled to present screenings wit...
 

AOF MEGAFest Announces Experts and Topics for The 2018 Super Film Festival's Seminars, Talks and Mentor Programs

 
If you are looking for knowledge, experience, connections and a no B.S. approach to the entertainment industry and the film business then the place for you is the Action On Fi...    If you are looki...
 

 

Press conference with Terry Gilliam, for The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

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Do not miss the fun of Terry Gilliam's press conference in Karlovy Vary. He is returning t=for the second time to KVIFF with  The Man Who Killed Don Quixote    ...
 

Sandrine Kiberlain will preside the Jury of Deauvile

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Sandrine Kiberlain is a critically acclaimed actress who has worked with French directors such as Jacques Audiard, Stéphane Brizé, Alain Resnais, Claude Miller, André Téchiné, Benoît Jacquot, Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Nicole Garcia, Eric Rochant, Pascal Bonitzer, Pierre Salvadori or Philippe Le Guay. She won the Cesar Award for Most Promising Actress in 1996 for En avoir (ou pas) by Laetitia Masson, before winning Best Actress C...

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ISCHIA FILM FESTIVAL 2018 Winners

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  Daniele Vicari with Before the night wins the audience award.      Last act for the Ischia Film Festival 2018, the sixteenth record-breaking edition for the number of films, guests, public and national and international echo. For eight days the Aragonese Castle has been at the center of Italian cinema, seeing as it passes on its five stages and screens Gabriele Salvatores, Carlo Verdone, Daniele Vicari, Gabriele Muccino, Fabio De Luigi, Nicola Nocell...
 

KVIFF 2018 Closing Ceremony: And the winners are… !

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US directing legend Barry Levinson received Karlovy Vary’s Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema at the festival’s glitzy closing ceremony on Saturday night. Also in attendance was Hollywood star Robert Pattinson, who was presented with the festival’s President’s Award; the same honour also went to the great Czech actor Jaromír Hanzlík. The Best Film prize went to Radu Jude for “I Do Not
 
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 NON-STATUTORY AWARDS     Award of International Film Critics Awarded by The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI).   FIPRESCI JURY René Marx, France Marita Nyrhinen, Finland Alejandra Trelles, Uruguay   Sueño Florianópolis / Sueño Florianópolis Directed by: Ana Katz Argentina, Brasil, France, 2018   The International Critics Prize (FIPRESCI) goes to: Sueño Florianópolis (Argentina, Br...
 

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New York: Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2018

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                       Established in 1978, Human Rights Watch (HRW) is an independent international organization headquartered in New York with a global staff of more than 400 professionals including 80 researchers and a large number of human rights experts, lawyers, academics and media professionals. Main HRW offices are located in major Western cities but also in Nairobi, Tokyo and Moscow supported by field offices in Eastern Euro...
 

Celebrate Diversity in Film! 8th Annual Winter Film Awards CALL FOR ENTRIES

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INDIE FILMMAKERS … do you have an awesome film?  WINTER FILM AWARDS announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 2019 International Film Festival to be held Feb 14-23 2019 in NYC.  We seek diverse, fresh voices and creative indie films from emerging filmmakers in all genres – feature length and shorts, narrative fiction, documentary, animation, horror, web series and music videos. WINTER FILM AWARDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL showcases emerging filmmakers in all genres fr...
 

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Tricky Women International Animation Festival 2019

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Tricky Women is the first and only festival of animated film that is dedicated exclusively to animation by women* filmmakers. The 16th festival edition will take place from March 13th - 17th 2019 in Vienna. The submission is free of charge and will close on October 5th 2018. Tricky Women is a qualifying festival for the European "Emile"-Award. We are looking forward to entries in the following categories: International competition (animated shorts finished after January 1st,...
 

London Screenwriters’ Festival 77 Days Away… Time to commit to the ride of your life

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The LondonSWF team has now assembled at Ealing Studios. Their mission? We promise to design the most outstanding screenwriting experience ever. An experience that will elevate your writing, expand your network and inject your heart and soul with creative rocket fuel.   How will we do it?   First off we will play full out to make good on our promise. We will turn EVERY stone, explore every idea and break new ground as we build over 100 sessions for the festival. We will be address...
 

Kenya Film Commission Takes Over Zanzibar International Film Festival 2018

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The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) officially kicked off last weekend. The 9-day festival, also known as Festival of the Dhow Countries is taking place in Stone Town Zanzibar, Tanzania from July 7th – 15th 2018. This festival is aimed at developing and promoting film and other cultural industries as catalyst for the regional social and economic...
 

OIFF for Kids - together with Children KinoFest

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  OIFF for Kids, the non-competitive section of Odesa International Film Festival, dedicated to children and young audience is organized in partnership with the Children KinoFest international film festival. The line-up includes three recent features and one Soviet classic film.   In details the films screened at OIFF for Kids are:   Mirai of the Future (Mirai no Mirai, 2018), directed by Mamoru Hosoda, Japan. One day Kun’s mother brings home a new member of the famil...
 

Cinema halls of 31st International Film Festival for Children & Youth announced.

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The executive council meeting of the 31st International Film Festival for Children and Youth held in Tehran attended by the festival's managers and organizers and eventually the cinema halls of the event were introduced. The top officials of the festival including Alireza Rezaad, Secretary, Ezatollah Alizadeh, Support and Planning Deputy, Ahad Mikayilzadeh, Communications and Information Deputy, Farzad Azhdari, Head of the Secretariat Office, Farzad Mohajerani, Director of the Electronic Se...
 

FILMFEST MÜNCHEN wrapped with 80,000 attendees, more industry events than ever, and popular live streams.

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    Finding one's own means of expression, remaining true to oneself, putting up resistance: these are qualities that the four uncompromising guests of honor at the 36th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN — Emma Thompson, Terry Gilliam, Lucrecia Martel, and Philip Gröning — have in common along with numerous other international guests, including Jia Zhang-Ke, Jennifer Fox, Margarethe von Trotta, and Alice Rohrwacher, who personally brought their films to Munich. Ten exhilar...
 

VIDEO - Cannes 2018 closing ceremony red capet

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Watch the stars and celebrities flock the red carpet with Sting, Asia Argento, Spike Lee, the jury members, and the cast and team of the Closing film by Terry Giliam : the man who killed don quixote ...
 

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Soorma, Review: Bio-pick

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Soorma, Review: Bio-pick Diljit Dosanjh pours his heart into a dream role, and director Shaad Ali inspires the cast to turn a real-life, touching tale of a star hockey player into a rivetting bio-pic. Even if the writers have deviated from incidents and facts (we call it cinematic licence), it all jells together into a highly convincing drama that survives a 132-minute run and stays with you for even after a full 24 hours and more. Soorma (not to be confused with surma, which is applied in t...
 

Ant-Man and the Wasp, Review: Wassup the ante

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Wassup the ante Ant-Man 2 begins while Scott Lang is under house arrest by the FBI, some two years after he interfered with Captain America’s mission in Germany. That is in perfect sync with Ant-Man 1, which was released in 2015. Part 2 features expanding and shrinking ants, wasps that fly at fabulous speeds and a woman who suffers from 'ghost syndrome', which makes her body density change from visible to almost invisible and again visible, in milliseconds....
 

Jessica Alba and Gary Oldman join the casting for theupcoming thriller, KILLERS ANONYMOUS

 
  Goldfinch Studios today announced casting for its upcoming thriller, KILLERS ANONYMOUS. Oscar® and BAFTA® Award-winner Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) and Golden Globe® nominee Jessica Alba (Sin City, Fantastic 4) join the cast, which already includes Tommy Flanagan (Sons of Anarchy, Gladiator), Sam Hazeldine (Mechanic: Resurrection), newcomer, Rhyon Nicole Brown from the hit U.S. television series Empire, MyAnna Buring (Twilight, Ripper Street), Tim McI...
 

"Soldado" with Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin will open the prestigious 16th annual Ischia Global Film & Music Festival

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STEFANO SOLLIMA’S "SOLDADO" TO OPEN ISCHIA GLOBAL 2018     "Soldado", the highly anticipated action-movie with Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin, will open the prestigious 16th annual Ischia Global Film & Music Festival, on Sunday, July 15th on the big screen in the Lacco Ameno bay. Produced by Thunder Road Pictures and Black Label Media, “Soldado” marks the international debut of the Italian director Stefano Sollima (“A.C.A.B”,...
 

Ultra Media and Entertainment Group launched 6 fun-filled, educational and infotainment apps for kids

 
    Kids centric apps like Preschool and Nursery Rhymes, 100 Marathi Balgoshti, Rhyme time and many other interesting apps have been developed The app features Pre-School Rhymes, Rabindra Sangeet, Fairy Tales, Akbar Birbal stories, Aesop fables, Grand Maa and Grand Paa stories, Panchatantra and many more short and moral stories. Ultra has thoroughly handpicked the content that entertains, educates and encourages kids to learn. The apps are targeted to children...
 
 

Hanuman v/s Mahiravana, Review: Monkey god, who knows many tricks and means business

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Hanuman v/s Mahiravana, Review: Monkey god, who knows many tricks and means business Green Gold Animation, the creators of India's favourite animation character which is a rage among TV watching children, Chhota Bheem, has released Hanuman vs Mahiravana in stereoscopic 3D. A mythological animation movie, it's based on a less known story from the, Hindu holy book, the Ramayana. The movie showcases the race against time for Hanuman to save the princes of Ayodhya, Rama and his brother, a...
 

VIDEO Bleeding Steel Trailer (Lionsgate Premiere)

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In an action-packed drama reminiscent of ‘80s techno-sci-fi thrillers, Jackie Chan stars as Lin, a police inspector in modern Hong Kong. While tracking down a deranged, mecha-enhanced villain, Lin discovers that a geneticist’s lost bio-chemical invention has been surgically implanted into his missing daughter. With the help of a young hacker, Lin connects the dots between the device that haunts his daughter, his enemy’s sinister army, and a strange cultural phenomenon called ...
 

FROM ON HIGH wins SPIRITUAL AWARD!

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FROM ON HIGH has won the SPIRITUAL AWARD at the 18th annual Corto Fiction Festival in Chianciano Terme, Italy. This is the 6th award for the film and the 60th award for filmmaker Dawn Westlake of Ron de Cana Productions, Inc. in Los Angeles. FROM ON HIGH was shot on location by Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona in Collsuspina, La Sala de Sant Llogari and Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain in September 2017. In early July 2018, Pol won the BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY award at Carpine d'Argento Film ...
 

VIDEO - Cannes 2018 John Travolta Hommage to Grease Red Carpet

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Celebrating Grease's 40th anniversary in Cannes with a public screening on the beach. Check the red carpet....   ...
 

video - Cannes 2018, Spike Lee Carpet + Lars von Trier Red Carpet

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We welcome our new partner: iPitch.tv a new Film & TV marketplace offering free memberships to our filmmakers

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We welcome our new partner: iPitch.tv  a new Film & TV marketplace   iPitch.tv's mandate is to curate the best projects for film and television and we'd like to offer complimentary memberships and pitch listings to your festival talent as a value add that you can offer to your participants.   in 2017 we successfully promoted with over 200 film festivals from around the world by making announcements on behalf of our festival partners to our social media f...
 

Isle of Dogs, Review: No bow-wows only wow-wows

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Isle of Dogs, Review: No bow-wows only wow-wows Dog lovers of the world, unite, stop motion—you have everything to keep but your dogs to lose! Imagine a scenario where all the dogs in a city are captured and dropped-off on a deserted island by cable cars, because of a dog flu epidemic. The story is set in Japan, in the dystopian near-future, and a lot of the dialogue and captions/sub-titles are in Nihongo…er…Japanese. But the appeal is universal, both to dog lovers and pet...
 

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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and sub-festivals open submissions

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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (aka PÖFF), Youth and Children’s Film Festival Just Film
and PÖFF Shorts have opened submissions for the 2018 edition.

The 22nd edition of PÖFF, running from November 16th to December 2nd, will see a major change in one of the three competition programmes of the festival. The former Estonian Film Competition that used to be judged by the same jury as the First Feature Competition will be turned into a new programme with its own international jury – the Baltic Film Competition – screening a selection of feature-length films made in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The programme requires Estonian premiere for the Lithuanian and Latvian films (no premiere requirements for Estonian films) and is designed as a showcase of the best Baltic cinematic output from the last year. The programme will have one award - Award for Best Baltic Feature Film with a grant of 3200 Euros, shared by the director and producer.


The festival will also continue its two other competition programmes. The Official Selection Competition will look for films completed after the 15th of September, 2017. With world, international or European premiere as a eligibility criterium.

The First Feature Competition, open for filmmakers presenting their feature debut, will accept films completed after the 15th of September, 2017. That have not had their world or international premiere.

Submissions are also open for all the non-competitive sections of the festival. The programme will include around 200 feature films and documentaries. The final day for submissions is the 17th of August.

The 17th Youth and Children’s film festival Just Film is looking for films for its youth and children’s competitions and documentary sections. Submissions will stay open until the 17th of August.

The 2nd PÖFF Shorts, showcasing short films and animations, will run from the 20th to the 25th of November. The festival saw the merging of two separate sub-festivals last year - the animation film festival Animated Dreams and the International Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers. The new festival has retained the identities and most programmes of the former festival. Submissions close on the 25th of August.

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Action On Film International Film Festival
August 16 – 26, 2018

 

August 2, 2018 Extended Deadline

The Fourteenth Annual Action On Film International Film Festival and Writer's Event is truly the festival of the independent filmmaker and writer. We bridge the gap between the industry and the indie filmmaker with guests like Debra Kara Unger, Nick Mancuso, Harry Lennix, Eric Bana, Mark Ruffalo, John Savage and many others in attendance every season. We also feature top distributors and buyers from companies like Bruber Media, Multivisionnaire Distribution, Showcase Entertainment, Gorilla Pictures, Movie Heroes, Storyoptic Films, The China Film Group and more. 
With a fourteen year history of recognizing filmmakers at every level in some of the most gorgeous cinemas in the world, we create screenings and opportunities that no other festival offers. 

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Winter Film Awards February 14 – 23, 2019

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Now in its eighth year, the rapidly growing Festival showcases the work of emerging filmmakers from around the world. For the 2018 Festival, 93 films from 31 countries were screened, including an eclectic mix of 13 Animated films, 13 Documentaries, 10 Feature narratives, 8 Horror films, 9 Music Videos, 33 Narrative shorts and 7 Web series, including 32 first-time filmmakers. 42% of the films were created by women, 45% were created by people of color.

Works of all genres, forms, and lengths are considered for Festival screening. All selected films are screened.

 

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The NYC Independent Film Festival 
May 5 – 12, 2019

Earlybird Deadline August 23, 2018 

The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival provides a showcase for indie filmmakers from NYC and around the world to the NYC public & entertainment industry. Indie filmmakers self­fund projects with budgets from $0 - ­$1,000,000 and often overlooked, these filmmakers show extraordinary talent and creativity under tight budgets. The Festival provides filmmakers with the opportunity for potential distribution while meeting fans and promoting their film. 

The Festival is an annual event and will run May 5 - 12, 2019, taking place at Producers Club, The Caveat and Cameo Clnton Studios. We will screen 250 films, host panels and presentations, as well as after parties, a live script reading, and a live comedy sketch performance! All while hosting hundreds of filmamakers from around the world!
 
2019 submission categories include: Narrative Feature, Short Film (narrative), Super Short Film (narrative), Documentary Fearure, Documentary Short, Music Video, Art/Experimental (short film), Animation (short film), Short Script, Short Sketch Comedy Videos, Virtual Reality, Web Series, TV Pilots. 
 
Join us in New York City May 5 to 12, 2019

 

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Fantasporto’2019 Oporto International Film Festival 
February 22 to March 2, 2019

 
ENTRY DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1st 2018 

This Call is for Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi features and shorts only of Fantasy gendre. The Director’s Week section is destinaded only for, no strings attach.

 

Deadlines for Entries for 2019 edition are November 1st (feature and fantasy shorts) and December 5th (Final Call and only for features). Fantasporto enjoys incredible loyalty and support from the large film-appreciating community all over the World. In the last edition, Fantasporto was attended by over 25,000 enthusiastic genre film fans and over 200 members of the film press and industry.

Considered in 2015 as the first of the independent film festivals in the world by TRIPPER, Fantasporto is among the top film festivals  for the discovery of new talent, having revealed countless of now famous directors, producers and actors.

The World Heritage City by UNESCO of Porto, twice considered Europe’s Best Touristic Destination,  is another factor adding interest . Founded in 1981, the 39th edition has the support of the Portuguese State and the Townhall.

Check the  Regulations on the site www.fantasporto.com.

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July 17, 2018  Extended Deadline

In 2018, the 5th edition of WoFF aspires to bring more audiences, filmmakers and industry professionals together, creating a platform to exchange ideas, showcase their work and most importantly talk on film and new trends in the industry, women filmmakers of today and independent film production in Europe, the US and beyond. Our focus remains on independent cinema from all around the globe, by showcasing the work of first feature filmmakers, women directors and eastern European cinema in our three main sections, First Features, The Female Perspective & Focus on Balkan Cinema, respectively.

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Message from KLEFF Festival Director - The International Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival

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  Hello friends & supporters! In the last one month, we have gone to another three universities for our roadshows. The purpose of this roadshow is not only to communicate and share about KLEFF, but at the same time organise a compact film making workshop with our film making & media partner, Stranger Connection Media (SCM) as well as introducing two special categories for this year’s competition, brought to you by River of Life (ROL) and Roundtable on Sustainable Pa...
 

 

Call for entries for the Innsbruck Nature Film Festival 2018

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Submission to the 2018 INFF are possible from now on until July 15. All information regarding this year's competition can be found here: http://www.inff.eu/2018-competition/ The trailer for the Innsbruck Nature Film Festival 2018 was created by the wonderful Lukas Ladner and depicts the connection between nature and mankind as well as our dependency on a sound environment. http://www.inff.eu/2018-competition/terms-of-participation/ The INNSBRUCK NATURE...
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Anima is calling for your films!

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!!! Deadline: 1st October 2018 !!! No entry fee requested!       For its next edition (1-10 March 2019), Anima, the Brussels Animation Film Festival, is looking for stunning and unexpected animated films! Besides its national and international competitions,  the Festival is qualified by the Academy of Motion ...
 

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HORROR CALLING

Filmfestivals com has an eye for Horror and SciFi: check our fantastic selection

Films we curate for festivals Check our selection of 'Best for Fests' in the Horror SciFi genre!   "Ones to Watch for fests' by filmfestivals.com"...     

FrightFest and FAB Press once again join forces to launch THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO GHOST MOVIES

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    FrightFest and FAB Press once again join forces to launch THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO GHOST MOVIES, which goes on sale during Arrow Video FrightFest 2018, Aug 23 – Aug 27.   Following the success of The FrightFest Guide to Exploitation Movies, and The FrightFest Guide to Monster Movies, this is the third in an on-going series of wide appeal books for both the curious spectator and the cult connoisseur.   This year’s FrightFest Guide is written by horror genr...
 

Join Famous Monsters at San Diego Comic-Con!

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We'll be doing giveaways, makeup demos, and more! Yep, it's that time of year again: San Diego Comic-Con International, when dreams come true, cosplays are donned, and new trailers are leaked! Famous Monsters of Filmland will be there to join the fun, of course, and celebrate our 60th year (Whoa)! ...

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DOC FESTS CALLING

Filmfestivals com has an eye for Docs: check our selection

Films we curate for festivals Check our selection of 'Best for Fests' documentaries.  "Ones to Watch for fests' by filmfestivals.com".  LIVING IN THE FUTURES PAST by Susan Kucera, produced and presented by Jeff Bridges. USA
 

 

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TAIPEI by Jason Lester Romance under influence - USA, first feature film 96 minutes

"Think Romeo and Juliet meets Trainspotting" - Filmfestivals.com Bruno Chatelin

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Taipei is an adaptation of Tao Lin’s critically-acclaimed, cult favorite novel of the same name.

Two young New York writers fall in and out of love amidst a whirlwind of drugs, parties, technology, and travel. As one relationship collapses, another blooms for Erin, swept into the world of Paul Chen, a mysterious, charismatic author. When he proposes documenting every aspect of their new romance in an epic laptop-filmed “documentary”, the couple enter into a performative bad romance, fueled by substances and sleepless nights. Tracking the pair through a shotgun Niagara Falls wedding, an LSD trip in a New Jersey mansion, and to Taiwan, the country of Paul’s birth where the couple comes to confront their individual alienation, Taipei is a visually stunning, extremely contemporary portrayal of what it means to be young, alive, and in love in a digital world.

Taipei wins at The Mexico International Film Festival

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Taipei won 2018 Bronze Palm Award at The Mexico International Film Festival   The Mexico International Film Festival and Awards has become an important awards event within the film industry and a centerpiece for promoting and growing the thriving arts and culture community of Mexico. Founded on the premise that the language of film is universal and a dynamic force in bridging cultural understanding, the event celebrates and recognizes the very best of international inde...

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Cut Off' by Jowan Carbin 

Struggling with his new life in New Orleans, Clive follows Trevor, a former professor to his country home on the bayou in Cut Off, LA to gain a new perspective.  While Trevor helps Clive deal with his demons, Clive is sucked into a mission to kill.

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LIVING AMONG US by Brian Metcalf  - Vampire Found Footage Thriller Ocober 2017 80 minutes

A family of Vampires hire some filmmakers to bring their story to the world with devastating results.  STARRING: John Heard (Home Alone), Esmé Bianco (Game of Thrones), Thomas Ian Nicholas (American Pie), William Sadler (Iron Man 3), Andrew Keegan (10 Things I Hate About You).

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LIVING IN THE FUTURES PAST by Susan Kucera, A documentary presented by Jeff Bridges.
USA October 2017 - 83 minutes 

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DEAD ON ARRIVAL D.O.A. by Stephen Sepher - Thriller  - USA  - June  2017 -  96 minutes

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Emmy nominated Billy Flynn stars in an ensemble cast as Sam Collins, a pharmaceutical sales rep who visits a small town in Louisiana to close the business deal of a lifetime. He finds himself in a dark world of sex, corruption and murder as he is poisoned with no antidote to save his life. Desperate for answers, with less than 24 hours to live, Sam turns to a local girl Jesse. Their path leads to a voodoo priestess who only confirms Sam's doomed fate. On the run, caught in a deadly vertigo with no one to trust, Sam and Jesse find themselves running from police detectives, the Mob and a dirty sheriff who wants him dead.

Inspired by the 1950 classic noir thriller D.O.A. 

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Sharkwater: Extinction by Rob Stewart - Canada 2018 90 minutes

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Rob Stewart “Conservation is the preservation of human life on earth. And that, above all else, is worth fighting for”
Watch Rob Stewart doing what he loved most of all, swimming with sharks, in exclusive footage from his third film, 
Sharkwater: Extinction.
The soundtrack "Child of the Water" is a tribute to Rob, written and recorded by the ethereal Chantal Kreviazuk.
Sharkwater: Extinction, scheduled to release in October 2018, is a follow up to his first two award-winning films,
Sharkwater and Revolution. Sharkwater exposed the devastating issue of shark finning, while Revolution brought
the destructive effects of Ocean Acidification to light.
Rob taught the world to not fear sharks, through his iconic images of hugging these majestic creatures and free diving with them.
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Revolution by Rob Stewart  
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over 40 festival wins so far

Eco Documentary feature film by Rob Stewart April 2015, 82 minutes (Sharkwater)
Revolution is a film about changing the world. The true-life adventure of Rob Stewart, this follow-up to his acclaimed SHARKWATER (36 festival wins) documentary continues his remarkable journey; one that will take him through 15 countries over four years, and where he'll discover that it's not only sharks that are in grave danger -- it's humanity itself.

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Sandrine Kiberlain présidera le jury de Deauvile

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Comédienne plébiscitée par des réalisateurs tels que Jacques Audiard, Stéphane Brizé, Alain Resnais, Claude Miller, André Téchiné, Benoît Jacquot, Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Nicole Garcia, Eric Rochant, Pascal Bonitzer, Pierre Salvadori ou encore Philippe Le Guay, Sandrine Kiberlain remporte le César du meilleur espoir féminin en 1996 pour En avoir (ou pas) de Laetitia Masson, avant d&...
 

Nouveau projet européen d'éducation au cinéma CinEd dans le cadre du programme Europe Créative / MEDIA de l'Union européenne

 
LE PROGRAMME CINED LANCÉ EN 2015 CONFORTÉ PAR LA COMMISSION EUROPÉENNE POUR LA PÉRIODE 2018-2020.         L'Institut français et ses partenaires sont heureux d'annoncer la sélection de leur projet européen d'éducation au cinéma CinEd dans le cadre du programme Europe Créative / MEDIA de l'Union européenne.   CinEd est un programme européen multipartenarial d'&e...
 

Tomboy en plein air à Namur Un été à Bomel revient!

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  Le 13 juillet, le cinéma se partage aussi dans les transats! Un été à Bomel, c'est une série d'événements organisés aux Abattoirs de Bomel, le Centre culturel de Namur. Pour clôturer en beauté ces quinze jours de divertissement, de créativité et de convivialité...
 

Mission : Impossible - Fallout en exclusivité et simultanément à l'avant-première mondiale du film à Paris

 
  Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont, IMAX, Paramount Pictures et Skydance vous proposent de découvrir Mission : Impossible - Fallout en exclusivité et simultanément à l'avant-première mondiale du film à Paris ! Au programme de cette soirée exceptionnelle, les spectateurs pourront assister à la retransmission, en direct sur grand écran, du tapis rouge couvert des stars du film présentes à l...
 

Le Festival de Cinéma Européen des Arcs devient LES ARCS FILM FESTIVAL

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Pour sa dixième édition, le festival change de nom et de logo !         ...
 

Dernière ligne droite pour l’ouverture du 1er complexe Kinepolis en Île-de-France

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  Après 7 mois de travaux et d’aménagements, dernière ligne droite pour l’ouverture du 1er complexe Kinepolis en Île-de-France ! Parfaitement intégré à la nouvelle zone commerciale « Les Promenades de Brétigny », ce nouveau lieu, qui sera composé de 10 salles offrant une capacité́ d’accueil de 1 508 spectateurs, ouvrira ses portes fin juillet. Ce 12ème cinéma du Groupe Kinepolis sur le territoir...

La 17ème édition du FIFM aura lieu du 30 novembre au 8 décembre 2018 avec une nouvelle équipe

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La Fondation du Festival International du Film de Marrakech a tenu son Conseil d’Administration et son Assemblée Générale Ordinaire le vendredi 22 juin 2018. Comme cela avait été annoncé le 30 juin 2017 lors du précédent Conseil d’Administration, le Festival International du Film de Marrakech avait décidé en 2017 de marquer une pause et de mener une réflexion sur sa ligne éditoriale. La 17èm...


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