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Are you ready for Fest Forums in Santa Barbara


FestForums Santa Barbara is back for 2018 November 14th-16th! Use this code: Bruno20  for a discount when registering    

The Santa Barbara Conference is the biggest with over 800 attendees and over 80 exhibitors in 2017.This year's FestForums will take place at the same -yet new and improved- Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort (formerly The Fess Parker). The agenda consists of 2 days of panels with 2 tracks each day. Panels will include diverse and current topics such as VR, cryptocurrency, and the always popular festival bootcamp (subject to change). MORE



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VIDEO - Interview Mick Garris - FEFFS 2018

Interview with the director of "Nightmare cinema". Midnight movies - FEFFS 2018 Journalist / programmer : Greg Lauert video : Julien Ditsch Team : Adrien Hairaye, Léo Amiot, Guillaume Leonhardt, Nicolas Reitter ...

Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival Award Winners

  International Fantastic Film Competition The Golden Octopus for the best fantastic film: Cutterhead, Rasmus Kloster Bro (Denmark) The Silver Méliès for the best European film: The House that Jack Built, Lars von Trier (Denmark) Special Jury Prize: Prospect, Chris Caldwell and Zeek Earl (USA) The Audience Award: Cutterhead, Rasmus Kloster Bro (Denmark)   Crossovers Competition Crossov... is in Strasbourg to cover the festival

A chat with Daniel Cohen the festival director... 

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Don't Tell Me You Can't Sing - international premiere of Sabine Timoteo's debut film

(Still from "Don't Tell Me You Can't Sing". Courtesy of Filmfest Oldenburg) By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   Sabine Timoteo is a well-known actress in her native Switzerland. She also co-wrote the Philip Gröning film "Mein Bruder heißt Robert und ist ein Idiot" (My Brother's Name is Robert and He is an Idiot), which premiered in competition at Berlinale this year. This time she wears the director's hat for an avant-garde film that starts ou...

Review of Petrus Cariry's poetic film The Boat (O Barco) - European premiere

  Still from "The Boat" (Photo courtesy of Filmfest Oldenburg) By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   "Almost nothing comes through the sea and almost nothing leaves." These lines begin Petrus Cariry's exquisite film "The Boat" (O Barco). Set in a far-flung fishing community in Brazil, the ferocious waves speak before any images even grace the screen. So begins this curious fable. Ana (Samya De Lavor), a mysterious woman washes ashore shortly bef...

King of Beasts world premiere - An interview with documentary filmmaker Tomer Almagor

(Photo courtesy of Christian Scholz / Filmfest Oldenburg)   By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER    ...

Interview with festival director Torsten Neumann about the last 25 years

By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   There was a long wait, but I finally got a chance to sit down with Oldenburg Film Festival director Torsten Neumann to discuss the 25th year of this very special film festival, what one of the director's described as "punk rock" or a "punch to the face", but in a good way. It was such a treat to sit down and discuss films with someone whose passion about films oozes from his pores.     The programming at the...


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VIDEO - Robert Pattinson at San Sebastián film festival

The iconic actor is in town for his film High Life!   ...

Bradley Cooper in San Sebastian with "A Star is Born"

Bradley Cooper will attend the 66th edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival to present his first work as a movie director, "A Star is Born"   The American actor and filmmaker Bradley Cooper will attend the 66th edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival to present his first work as a movie director, A Star is Born. In the iconic love story A Star is Born, four-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (Philadelphia, USA, 1975) makes his director...

Industry Awards 2018 in San Sebastian

    FILMS IN PROGRESS 34 AWARDS FILMS IN PROGRESS 34 INDUSTRY AWARD Ad Hoc Studios, Deluxe-Spain, Dolby Iberia, Laserfilm Cine y Video, Nephilim producciones, No Problem Sonido and Wanda Visión LOS TIBURONES (THE SHARKS), Lucía Garibaldi (Uruguay - Argentina) FILM FACTORY AWARD LOS TIBURONES (THE SHARKS), Lucía Garibaldi (Uruguay - Argentina)     GLOCAL IN PROGRESS AWARDS GLOCAL IN PROGRESS ...

Naomi Kawase cancels her visit to the San Sebastian Film Festival

by Bruno Chatelin Director Naomi Kawase who was expected to present her film Vision at the San Sebastian Film Festival had to cancel her visit to San Sebastian because of personal reasons. Naomi Kawasi regrets not being able to attend the festival and she wants to express her gratitude to the Festival for the selection of Vision at the official competition. The producer Marianne Slot and the leading actress Juliette Binoche will represent the film.     ...

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FilmfestivalsCom has been recognized for 2018 Excellence Award


FilmfestivalsCom has been recognized for our 2018 Excellence Award. Our panel of industry executives and consultants oversees an annual survey commissioned by the USITC on various categories and determines which companies meet and exceed the industry benchmarks that have been set forth. Further details on this selection can be viewed on our website including the press release that was produced for this occasion (which is not distributed till mutual review is complete). To review the award...  

6 new members in the Science and Technology Council of the Academy

David Ayer, Rod Bogart, Theo Gluck, Leslie Iwerks, Colette Mullenhoff and Jeff Taylor have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council’s 2018–2019 membership roster to 25. Ayer is a director, producer and screenwriter whose credits include “Bright,” “Suicide Squad,” “Fury,” “Sabotage,” “End of Watch,” “Street Kings” an...

Your AFM invite from Jonathan Wolf

Dear Colleague, I look forward to welcoming you in less than 2 months to the American Film Market in Santa Monica. Join 7,000+ industry professionals from 80+ countries for one week of unmatched access, networking and education in the film capital of the world.  Watch the AFM video to preview all that happens at the AFM and register now for the best rates at AFM has negotiated the lowest rates for you at all Santa Monica hotels. Visit AFM Hotel Informat...

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7th Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-2018

7th Delhi Shorts International Film Festival-2018, India   Entries Open: Shorts films, Animation, Documentaries & Music Videos.   Submission deadline: 06 Oct 2018   To submit entry visit: ...

First announcements of the 41st Denver Film Festival – October 31-November 11, 2018

   The 41st Denver Film Festival will feature director Jason Reitman in-person with the presentation of Columbia Pictures' The Front Runner, about Colorado's most famous Senator, Gary Hart   The Denver Film Festival (DFF), produced by Denver Film Society (DFS), announced today its first slate of films, including the Red Carpet presentation of THE FRONT RUNNER, with special guest Jason Reitman, Thursday, November 8 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House ...

Asian Film Market 2018 Unveils Event Line-Up!

by Bruno Chatelin Asian Film Market 2018 hosts various events specialized to provide beneficial information and contents to the film and entertainment professionals. Events of the Asian Film Market 2018 will be held from 6-9 October in Event Room and Seminar Room at Exhibition Center 2, BEXCO.   Sat, 6 October | DAY1 Sun, 7 October | DAY2 Mon, 8 October | DAY3 Tue, 9 October | D...

Blockchain & Bitcoin event in Geneva October 9th to understand cryptocurrencies with monart

http://www.monart.Art  #roadshow event in #Geneva, October 9th, #Kempinski hotel. #Blockchain & #Bitcoin event. Join me there @    ...

The “Need to Knows” of the NYC Indie Film Festival

1. Our Mission The NYC Independent Film Festival is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit providing a showcase for the best independent cinema from NYC and around the world. The weeklong celebration screens the best indie films, offers educational panels and presentations helmed by industry professionals, and holds live performances. The Festival gives filmmakers the chance for potential distribution and funding. Awards are provided to the top films in each c...

The third Slemani International Film Festival to be held in Sulaymaniyah

By Bruno Chatelin The 3rd edition of Slemani International Film Festival will be held in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan on October 10-16, 2018. Presided by Fuad Jalal, the festival is organized by Masti Film Company and Mullah Bakhtiar the official in charge of supporting the festival. The event is being supported by several prominent political figures Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Culture and Youth as well as Kurdistan Youth...

KINOFEST Seattle Comes to SIFF October 19 - 21, 2018

  SIFF, the largest film festival in the United States, is joining forces with the Portland German Film Festival to present KINOFEST Seattle 2018 from October 19  through 21, 2018, at SIFF Film Center.  KINOFEST showcases feature films, documentaries and short films that represent the state-of-the-art in German language filmmaking, including films from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The festival gives audiences the chance to experience the diversity, history, and progr...

Bence Fliegauf to head the International Jury of the 11th CinEast festival Luxembourg

By Bruno Chatelin The complete programme as well as the films in competition, jury members and events highlights of the 11th edition of CinEast (Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg), held from 4 to 21 October 2018, can now be found on the festival’s website and can be downloaded here. The festival opens with the film Ruben Brandt, Collector by Milorad Krstić.    The 7 films in competition are: Ága by Milko Lazarov, Alice T. by...

Full Lineup Unveiled for 31st Tokyo International Film Festival

At a press conference at Toranomon Hills Forum in Tokyo, Festival Director Takeo HISAMATSU delivered opening remarks and emphasized the festival’s vision for the future. Mayu MATSUOKA, one of Japan’s most popular actresses, discussed her role as the 31st TIFF Ambassador. The Opening, Gala screening and Closing films were showcased. TIFF’s programming directors then took the stage to introduce the lineup for each section of the festival. Click here for details   31st T...

Filmekimi will be held in Istanbul between 5 and 14 October

  Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), this year’s Filmekimi will be held in collaboration with Birlikte Güzel. Filmekimi will take place between 5 and 14 October. The festival will travel through to Ankara and İzmir during October.   Filmekimi will be the leading cinema event of October, as it is each year, with a programme consisting of films that were shown and awarded in leading world festivals as well as highly anticipated new pr...

Poster revealed for the 41st Festival International du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand

41st edition from February 1st to 9th, 2019 The 2019 Festival visuals were created by Rémi Chayé, animation film-maker and director of the beautiful 2016 feature-length film Tout en haut du monde (Long Way North). All at once he pays tribute through this multilevel projection to the great classics of cinema, to the Festival as an open window to the world, and most importantly to the viewers who have been the Festival’s heartbeat for over 40 years....

11th Iranian Film Festival in San Francisco screens new film by Sherin Neshat, Iranian filmmaker in exile

The 11th Iranian Film Festival for Iranians living in the San Francisco Bay Area will showcase a collections of new films, documentary and short films 22-23 September. It is the first independent film festival outside of Iran that presents the work of Iranians around the globe. Each year since 2008, outstanding films have been screened and international Iranian guests have appeared to discuss their films. Last year, guest of honor (live video) was Iranian filmmaker and film ...

3 Tage in Regent Strasse

Today would have been the 80th birthday of Austrian screen legend Romy Schneider  so the semi-factual fictive feature reconstructon of her famous interview for Germany's Stern magazine, 3 Tage in Quiberon. made a poignant and apt curtain-raiser for the German Film Weekend running 21-23 September 2018 in the historic Regent Street Cinema.   Phillip Bergson for full programme details and ticket prices ww...



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Isabelle will have its World Premiere at Busan International Film Festival

Busan International Film Festival, the Largest Film Festival in Asia, Will Open on 4 October, 2018!       TRAILER I WEBSITE I EPK I REQUEST AN INTERVIEW OR SCREENER     “Isabelle”, a psychological thriller starring Adam Brody and Amanda Crew, will have its world premiere in Busan, South Korea, on October 6th. The film will screen in the Midnight Passion section.       Canadian film and TV producer/director Rob Heydon (&ld...

'Bushwick Beats' Opens the 11th Annual Bushwick Film Festival

By Bruno Chatelin The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) has announced details for their official 2018 Opening Night, sponsored by Spectrum. The festivities will kick off on Wednesday, October 10th at House of Yes in Brooklyn with a Red Carpet Reception and screening of 'Bushwick Beats'-a film created by six diverse directors each exploring the theme of unconditional love through varying storylines set under the evolving urban landscape of Bushwick. 'Bushwick Beats' features acto...

FROM ON HIGH in Top 3 of Drama Category at RATMA Film Festival!

FROM ON HIGH will be projected in the 2018 RATMA Film Festival in Keighley, UK on October 13, 2018 as one of the Top 3 films in the Drama Category out of more than 300 entries. Written and helmed by Dawn Westlake and produced by her Ron de Cana Prods, Inc. shingle, the film is about a young Syrian girl who finds a better life in Europe. It marks the professional acting debut of 11-year-old actors Zoe Pinell Lopez and Esteve Serra Coll. FROM ON HIGH has now been accepted to 43 festivals worldwi...

How to Judge VR in Venice by Anna Reeves

Marie Jourdren VR VIRGIN- !A SERIES OF THOUGHT-PIECES ABOUT MY PERSONAL JOURNEY ! INTO AN EMERGING ART FORM ! BY ANNA REEVES! ! Venice 2018 had 40 projects, 13 in competition and 10 others. ! 6 in the Best Of section and 4 from the Biennale College.! ! 2. HOW TO JUDGE?! ! The VR section at Venice was incredibly diverse and for such a nascent technology it is certainly beginning to find its feet. Yes, there are similarities to filmmaking but beyond the obvious lie irreconcilable diffe...

Vision Films Announces Representation of the Regent Entertainment Film Library

Pictured Lise Romanoff with Adam Wright in their Cannes Office facing the red carpet - Photo Bruno Chatelin Vision Films, a leading worldwide independent distributor of feature films, documentary specials, television series, music and reality programming, announces today their representation of all Regent Entertainment titles worldwide. The agreement with Regent Releasing (a division of Regent Entertainment) marks another important milestone in Regent’s growth, reinforcing the diversity...

New Trailer: "TRANSFORMER"

The film will be released in theatres and on VOD on October 19, 2018 ...


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Winners of 2018 'Sepanta Awards' @ Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco

      Winners of the 2018 'Sepanta Awards'   Best Film: Disappearance directed by Ali Asgari Best Director: Ali Mohammad Ghasemi for Dogs and Fools Best Actor: Mehran Ahmadi for Hunting Season Best Actress: Mahya Dehghani for Hunting Season Best Screenplay: Payam Karami for Searing Summer Best Cinematography: Ali Mohammad Ghasemi for Dogs and Fools Best Documentary: Inheritance by Cambiz Amir-Khosravi Best Short Film: The Sea Wells by Amir Gholami Best ...

HERO Wins Big with Trinidad audiences!

HERO A Frances-Anne Solomon Film, Inspired By The Extraordinary Life & Times Of Mr. Ulric Cross          ...

Submission deadlines for 91st Academy Awards® consideration announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today published its list of upcoming submission deadlines for 91st Academy Awards® consideration.  Submissions for individual categories and the General Entry/Oscars Submission Form (OSF) are due by 5 p.m. PT on the following dates: Monday, October 1 Animated Feature Film Documentary Feature Documentary Short Subject Foreign Language Film Animated Short Film Live Action Short Film Thursday, November 15 General En...

European Film Awards week end in Seville

  EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS WEEKEND 2018 Seville / Spain, 14 - 16 December   The 31st European Film Awards will take place in the beautiful city of Seville on Saturday, 15 December 2018. EFA Members have free access to the awards ceremony and after show party; the contribution for a guest amounts to EUR 226 incl. VAT. If you wish to attend, please register in the EFA Members' Area (section: awards we...

Five Films Nominated for European University Film Award (EUFA)

  The European Film Academy and Filmfest Hamburg take great pleasure in announcing the five nominated films for the European University Film Award (EUFA). Introduced in 2016, this award is presented by university students from across Europe. Based on the lists of 49 feature films and 15 documentaries from the EFA Selections 2018 a committee consisting of Dagmar Brunow (film scholar, Sweden), Mike Goodridge (producer & festival director, UK) and Christophe Leparc (festival direc...


18th Annual Coney Island Film Fest Awards

275ff.jpg and Coney Island USA Present: The 18th Annual Coney Island Film Festival September 14 - 16, 2018 At the legendary Sideshows By The Seashore and the Coney Island Museum in the historic Brooklyn neighborhood Coney Island, New York! That's a wrap on another great festival! Thanks to our filmmakers, attendees, sponsors, opening night performers, staff, board of directors and volunteers! See you in 2019! 2018 Best in Category: Feature - Staring at the Su...

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The Chandler International Film Festival 
January 18 -21, 2019
Chandler Film Festival January 18 â 21, 2019

October 6, 2018 Late Deadline
October 27, 2018 Final Deadline

The main focus of our festival is to support creative, independent filmmaking through the ability, innovation and uniqueness to capture the series of movements and experiences in a single film. We help filmmakers across the world build an audience and platform for their projects and works to diversify the film industry.

The Chandler International Film Festival (CIFF) is a year-round film festival with grand annual event @ Chandler Downtown on January 18 -21, 2019. CIFF will be screening over 100 films from all over the world. The three-day festival will include Red Carpet, Opening Ceremony, Prime Shows with Dinner, Audience Choice Awards, Award Ceremony, Networking, Workshops, Q&A and After Party.


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The Garden State Film Festival 
March 28 - 31, 2019 

October 15, 2018 Regular Deadline

Asbury Park, NJ. Film, Screenplay and Movie Music competitions opened July 1, 2018.   

The Garden State Film Festival was founded to promote the art of film making on all levels by showcasing a wide variety of film, video and animated works, as well as to provide educational programs in the creative arts to the public by industry leaders. Our goal is to present films of the highest quality in both production value and content.

The Garden State Film Festival's professional jury will select winning films in various categories. Submission categories are for administration purposes only. There are separate awards for student films (please state on notes which kind of student you are if it applies - Graduate, College, High School or younger) as well as the "Home Grown Awards" for films where 75% of principle photography is shot in the State of New Jersey.



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April 5 - 14, 2019



The EarlyBird Deadline is November 15th 

Entries Opened August 15th. The EarlyBird Deadline is November 15th and the Main Entry Deadline is December 15th. These are "Postmark By Deadlines". If you enter Online by the January 15th Late/Final Deadline and we receive the physical entry by January 31st, your entry will still be reviewed by our judges. Due to popular demand, we have extended the Final Brick Wall Deadline to January 31st, online!

The 2019 Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival is now open for entries! Info on All Winners info is submitted to Seoul, Korea ~ Concorto, Italy & the USAFilmFestival, Dallas at no extra cost!


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New York Festivals Television & Films Awards 

April 9th, 2019


Deadline for entries is October 15, 2018

New York Festivals World's Best TV & Films competition honors programming in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. New Categories for 2019 include Human Rights Documentary, Digital Short-Form Music Video, Telenovela Promotion, Brand Image, CSR Not-for-Profit, Branded Content, Attitudinal Training, Branded Content Documentary, Student Documentary, Public Relations & Social Engagement. 

All Entries in the 2019 competition will be judged online and screened by New York Festivals Television & Film Awards Grand Jury of 200 plus producers, directors, writers, and other creative media professionals from around the globe. Nominated Finalists are judged by a selected panel at the United Nations for the UNDPI Awards. Award-winning entries will be showcased on the NYF Television & Film Awards website. To View the 2018 TV & Film Awards winning entries please visit:


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The NYC Independent Film Festival 

May 5 – 12, 2019


Regular deadline November 30 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


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.

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Filmfestivals com has an eye for Eco, Transition, Green and Conservationism cinema: check our fantastic selection

Films we curate for festivals: Check our selection of 'Best for Fests' in the eco green genre!   "Ones to Watch for fests' by"...  


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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"...  


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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".  LIVING IN THE FUTURES PAST by Susan Kucera, produced and presented by Jeff Bridges. USA




THE CREEPY LINE a film by M.A.Taylor 2018

"A film that Google does not want you to see  - Best for Fest"

An eye-opening documentary, The Creepy Line reveals the stunning degree to which society is manipulated by Google and Facebook and blows the lid off the remarkably subtle – hence powerful – manner in which they do it.

The Creepy Line is a title culled from the words of former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, when during a 2010 interview he explained Google’s code of conduct: “The Google policy on a lot of things is to get right up to the creepy line and not cross it.”

However, as Dr. Robert Epstein explains in the film, “Google crosses the creepy line every day”. 

Offering first-hand accounts, scientific experiments and detailed analysis, The Creepy Line examines what is at risk when these two tech titans have free reign to utilize the public’s most private and personal data to manipulate society.

There is no question that the “creepy line” is getting ever-creepier, and that the tech giants have crossed it.

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ISABELLE by Rob Heydon USA 2018 80 minutes


The supernatural thriller Isabelle by writer Donald Martin, with producer Sid Ganis (former Chairman Columbia Pictures) and director Rob Heydon isentering th efestival circuit with a world premiere at Busan.

In the vein of Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist, Isabelle is about an all-American couple whose dream of starting a family is shattered after they move into the perfect New Englandneighborhood.

Once settled, they soon descend into the depths of terror as they struggle to survive a genuine threat from a dark presence that appears to want to end their very lives.


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Sharkwater: Extinction by Rob Stewart Documentary Canada 2018 Sharkwater: Extinction by Rob Stewart - Canada 2018 90 minutes

Sharkwater Extinction first peek

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.

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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.

Rob Stewart Sharkwater: Extinction     

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

"Think Romeo and Juliet meets Trainspotting" - Bruno Chatelin


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.


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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 


13 Festival wins so far for Living in the Future's Past

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Revolution by Rob Stewart 

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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Des partenariats forts avec les plus grands festivals et marchés

Nous sommes très fiers des bonnes relations et des partenariats signé avec les plus grands festivals et marchés : Venice Production Bridge, FestForums Santa Barbara, AFM, Animaze, Tallinn Black Night International Film Festival, Houston WorldFest, Fantasporto, et Cannes Market bien entendu et beaucoup d'autres. Nous sommes heureux de pouvoir grace à ces parteneriats pouvoir apporter news et dailies à ...


Palmarès complet de la 11ème édition du FEFFS

Compétition internationale Jury Anurag Kashyap, Martin Koolhoven et Harry Kümel Octopus d’or : Cutterhead de Rasmus Kloster Bro, Danemark Méliès d’argent du meilleur long-métrage fantastique européen : Th...

Remise du Rapport d’Éric Garandeau sur l’avenir des Studios de la Victorine

 photos ©Ville de Nice. MEET YOUR EDITOR Bruno Chatelin   Remise du Rapport d’Éric Garandeau sur l’avenir des Studios de la Victorine à Christian Estrosi en présence de membres du « Comité Victorine »     Christian Estrosi, Maire de Nice, Président de la Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur, Président délégué de la Région SUD-Provence-Alpes-Cô...

Lancement du Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur.

C'est parti pour la 33ème édition !       ...

Ils sont attendus à Châlons-en-Champagne (War On Screen)

La 6e édition du festival international de cinéma War On Screen se déroulera du 2 au 7 octobre à Châlons-en-Champagne (Marne). Bertrand Blier présidera le jury de la compétition internationale de longs métrages, également composé de la comédienne Anne Alvaro, du réalisateur américain Jim Finn, du réalisateur éthiopien Haile Gerima et de Øystein Egge, directeur du festival norv&e...

Le Festival du court métrage d'humour de Meudon - 2018 dévoile son jury et sa compétition

 Le jury    Président du jury : Bruno Solo, comédien, réalisa...

Impact des bandes-annonces diffusées dans les cinémas

Enquête hebdomadaire réalisée auprès d’un échantillon de 100 000 individus aux USA et de 35 000 en France, représentatifs de la population de chacun des pays. Parmi ces individus, 2 000 spectateurs étant allés au cinéma au cours de la semaine cinéma concernée sont interrogés sur les bandes-annonces vues dans chacun des territoires.  ...

Top 10 des entrées hebdo France du 19/09/2018 au 25/09/2018

La prophétie de l'horloge prend la tête des démarrages 1er jour de ce mercredi 26 septembre, suivi de I feel good et de Un peuple et son roi. Source : CBO     ...

Remise du Rapport d’Éric Garandeau sur l’avenir des Studios de la Victorine à Christian Estrosi

Remise du Rapport d’Éric Garandeau sur l’avenir des Studios de la Victorine à Christian Estrosi en présence de membres du « Comité Victorine »   En présence de Christian Estrosi, Maire de Nice, Président de la Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur, Président délégué de la Région SUD-Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur ; Robert Roux, Conseiller municipal d&e...

Les 50 films de la Sélection internationale du 41ème Poitiers Film Festival

Par Bruno Chatelin La 41e édition du Poitiers Film Festival aura lieu du 30 novembre au 7 décembre 2018.  Durant huit jours d'effervescence, la jeune création internationale, la profession et le public se rencontrent autour du film d'école et de sa Sélection internationale. Un programme complet pour tous les âges et pour tous les goûts.   Choisis parmi 1 339 inscrits, ce sont 50 films, courts et longs métrages confondu...

La compétition de War On Screen 6e Festival International de Cinéma du 2 au 7 octobre 2018 Châlons-en-Champagne - Suippes

War On Screen : la compétition   La 6e édition du Festival international de cinéma War On Screen se déroulera du 2 au 7 octobre 2018, à Châlons-en-C...

KINOPOLSKA Festival du film polonais du 13 au 18 novembre au cinéma Le Balzac, Paris

KINOPOLSKA Festival du film polonais du 13 au 18 novembre au cinéma Le Balzac, Paris Le Festival est organisé par l’Institut Polonais de Paris. Sa mission est double : faire revivre les chefs-d’oeuvre du cinéma polonais et les inédits de grands réalisateurs, tout en programmant l’actualité de la production cinématographique contemporaine à travers une compétition de six longs métrages de ficti...

Coup de projecteur sur l'affiche du 41e Festival International du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand

Le visuel de l’édition 2019 du festival a été réalisé par Rémi Chayé, cinéaste d’animation à qui l’on doit notamment le très beau long métrage Tout en haut du monde, sorti en 2016. À travers cette projection à multiples niveaux, il rend hommage à la fois aux grands classiques du cinéma, au Festival comme fenêtre ouverte sur le monde, mais aussi et surt...

Cinq Films Nominés pour le European University Film Award (EUFA) 2018

Cinq Films Nominés pour le European University Film Award (EUFA) La European Film Academy et Filmfest de Hambourg ont le grand plaisir d’annoncer les cinq films nominés pour le Prix du cinéma universitaire européen (EUFA). Inauguré en 2016, ce prix est décerné par des universitaires de toute l'Europe. D'après une liste de 49 longs métrages et 15 documentaires des selections EFA 2018, un comité composé d...



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