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NEWSLETTER N° 507: May 6, 2011

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USA film Festival short film winners announced
USA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 33RD ANNUAL NATIONAL SHORT FILM & VIDEO COMPETITION The USA Film Festival announced the Winners of the 33rd Annual National Short Film & Video Competition. The awards program took place on Closing Night of the 41st Annual USA Film Festival in Dal...

SFIFF54 Announces Award Winners
Golden Gate Award Documentary Feature Winners Investigative Documentary Feature: Crime After Crime, Yoav Potash (USA 2011) · Winner receives $25,000 cash prize Documentary Feature: Better This World, Kelly Duane de la Vega and Katie Galloway (USA 2011) · Winner receives $20,...

Guam Int'l. Film Festival - CALL FOR ENTRIES
Hafa Adai and Welcome filmmakers! The Guam International Film Festival (GIFF) is looking for exciting new films to present in our inaugural festival to take place this year. Below you will find the link to the rules and regulations for the requirements to submit to this year?s event. We look forw...

2011 Tribeca Film Festival Awards
SHE MONKEYS, a coming of age film with sexual undertones from Swedish director Lisa Aschan was named Best Narrative Film at the 10th Tribeca Film Festival, which ended its 12 day run yesterday. The film, which won a top prize at the Gothenberg Film Festival and the Teddy Award as best gay film ...

Tribeca Audience Award - Give Up Tomorrow
The 10th annual Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, and presented by founding sponsor American Express, announced the winner of the Heineken Audience Award - Give Up Tomorrow - tonight at Eye Beam in New York City. The film's director, Mic...

Tribeca Film Festival awards She Monkeys
The 10th annual Tribeca Film Festival, co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, and presented by founding sponsor American Express, announced the winners of its competition categories tonight at a ceremony hosted at the W Union Square in New York City. The Festival runs th...

 Michael Hui awarded in Udine
 Tribeca Film Festival awards She Monkeys
 Celebrating The Best In B Cinema

 

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 FESTIVAL NEWS FROM THE CIRCUIT

 International Festival of Local Televisions “The Golden Beggar”
 NYIFF will honor multi award-winning documentary film about composer Blas
 Terracotta Far East Film Festival Line Up
 Adelaide Film Festival announce application guidelines

Israel Film Festival Spotlights New Film Talents
Israeli films have had a strong profile at international film festivals and in the Oscar competitions for the past decade. For the next two weeks, New York area audiences will get a chance to sample the variety, dexterity and quality of contemporary Israeli films as the Israel Film Festival marks its 25th anniversary. The Festival runs through May 19 at the AMC Loews 84th Street Theater on Ma...

 

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 FILM NEWS FROM THE CIRCUIT

Curtis 50 cent JacksonActor/Rapper on Hand for Caribbean Premiere of Latest Film "Things Fall Apart"
It was announced today that rapper, actor and multi-tiered business mogul Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson will be attending the 2nd Annual Aruba International Film Festival (AIFF) for the red carpet premiere of his latest feature film "Things Fall Apart." The announcement was made by AIFF Founders and Producers Giuseppe Cioccarelli and Jonathan Vieira and Artistic Director Claudio Ma...

Critics' week director introduces (on camera) the line up of 50th edition

20th film in Cannes competition
Competition The Artist, directed by Michel HAZANAVICIUS, is joining the Official Competition, now composed of 20 feature films. It is "OSS 117" director Hazanavicius's latest film - a French production in English language - starring John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, Missi Pyle and James Cromwell. The film was previously announced as screening out of competition, but...

VIENE UNA CHICA (TRAILER #1)
TRAILER #1 of VIENE UNA CHICA (Here comes a girl) from director Chema Sarmiento. Production: IMPROMPTU SL (Spain, April 2011 ) ...

The Los Angeles Film Festival announced the first round of official US and international se
The 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival runs from June 16 - 26 . Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by the Los Angeles Times, announced the first round of official US and international selections. The 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival is produced by Film Independent ? the non-profit arts organization that also produces the Spirit Awards ? and will screen over 200 feature films, short...

Woody Allen Midnight in Paris will open Cannes, watch the trailer
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At Night, They Dance - Directors' Fortnight
At Night, They Dance Documentary--> Isabelle Lavigne, Stéphane Thibault A family story that takes us into the heart of a clan of women who have passed down the art of dancing from mother to daughter since time immemorial. Shot in Cairo, the film takes an unsentimental yet lyrical look at a hidden world full of surprise and fascination. Screenplay Isabelle Lavigne, Stéphane Thibau...

Big Muddy - Cinefondation selection
Cinéfondation Selection Big Muddy Western, Thriller, Horror--> Jefferson Moneo A teenage outlaw, on the run with his mother and her good for nothing boyfriend, comes face to face with the past when a mysterious drifter shows up at the gang's hideout. Screenplay Brian Paccione Production Prowler Pictures, Saskatoon Jefferson Moneo Jefferson Moneo Filmography Big Muddy (2011) Ch...

It Is Nothing trailer - official competition
Official Selection - Competition It Is Nothing Nicolas Roy Michel takes care of his daughter Mary alone. Today, their monotonous life turns to tragedy. Screenplay Nicolas Roy Production Voyous films, Montréal Gabrielle Tougas-Fréchette, Ménaïc Raoul Nicolas Roy Filmography It Is Nothing (2011) Jour sans joie (2009) 2010 Festival international du film de Locarno 2010 Stockholm Intern...

 

 NYIFF to honor the powerful film "LATÚS in a celebration during Canne
 "The Season" to screen at The New York International Film Festival (NYIFF)
 Narx A Short Film, Drama inspired by True Police Stories
 The Traveler starring Val Kilmer screens at the New york International Film Festival
 Dark comedy Paradise East will premiere at the upcoming NYIFF
 NYIFF to honor award winning film Space Tours - Mission E.V.A in Cannes

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Nippon Connection encourages Solidarity With Japan
Nippon Connection Encourages Solidarity With Japan Last Sunday marked the end of the eleventh edition of the Japanese Film Festival Nippon Connection in Frankfurt. Once again, the festival received an enormous reaction from the audience, and more than 16,000 visitors attended well ove...

George Platt Lynes: Idolizing The Male Body
Since the first recorded images to the pantheons of Greece and Rome to the contemporary art world's fascination with the human form, the human body has not only been a source of inspiration but also of expression for artists in all medium. The sculptures that we still admire from ancient times a...

Fabrique de Cinéma du Monde at The Cinema du Monde pavilion
12 young directors from Africa, Eastern Europa, Asia, Latin America have been invited to take part in the FABRIQUE DES CINÉMAS DU MONDE which is a programme that the LES CINÉMAS DU MONDE PAVILION has implemented to favour the emergence of new talents. You are invited to TO MEET'UP with our delegati...

Jennifer Garnick appointed as IFTA Vice President, Communications
INDEPENDENT FILM & TELEVISION ALLIANCE® APPOINTS JENNIFER GARNICK VP, COMMUNICATIONS, AND ROBIN BURT AS VP, MARKETING & MEMBERSHIP The Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®), the global trade association of the independent motion picture and television industry...

The Jury Caméra d'or
The Jury Caméra d'or is composed of: BONG Joon-Ho, Président - Director, scriptwriter (South Corea) Danièle HEYMANN, critic (France) Eva VEZER, Head of Magyar Filmunio (Hungary) Robert ALAZRAKI, Cinematographer - AFC Daniel COLLAND, manager Cinedia laboratory (FICAM) Jacques M...

The Jury Un Certain Regard is now completed
The Jury Un Certain Regard welcomes: Emir KUSTURICA, President - director, actor & musician (Serbia) Elodie BOUCHEZ, actress (France) Peter BRADSHAW, critic, The Guardian (United Kingdom) Geoffrey GILMORE, Chief Creative Office Tribeca Enterprises (USA) Daniela MICHEL, Director of ...

Pacific Meridian goes to Berlin International Film Festival!
The representatives of «Pacific Meridian» festival walked the Red carpet of the festival in Berlin The «Pacific Meridian» festival management continues to prepare the 9-th edition of the event. The first forum which the selection committee headed by Program director attended this year was th...

Twenty-four producers from Canada, Europe and the United States have been selected to participate in Trans Atlantic Partners
Trans Atlantic Partners tags impressive slate of producers for third annual co-production training opportunity Twenty-four producers from Canada, Europe and the United States have been selected to participate in Trans Atlantic Partners, co-presented by Canada's Strategic Partners, Germany's...

NYIFF to honor the creators of award-winning Japanese music video "Nut 1-3 Mutant Session feat Speech Defect" at Cannes
The New York International Film Festival (NYIFF) today announced that the creators of award-winning Japanese music video "Nut 1-3 Mutant Session feat Speech Defect" will be honored at a special reception during the Cannes Film Festival. NYIFF founder/executive ...

A Tribute To Sidney Poitier
Sidney Poitier, an iconic screen presence and a game changer for the way that African Americans were perceived in the turbulent years of the 1950s and 1960s, is being honored this evening by the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York with the 2011 Chaplin Award. Poitier will be praised by a...

 

 NYIFF to honor the creators of japanese music video "Nut 1-3 Mutant"
 Documentary filmmaker Angela Hinton to be honored in Cannes
 

 

THE FESTIVALS CORNER IN CANNES

Future of Cinema Salon in Cannes presents Future of Festivals Mingle talk and Wine tasting Presented by Filmfestivals.com in partnership with Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Põltsamaa Wine
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Festival Screening in Cannes of Anton Chekhov's The Duel by Dover Kosasvhili
"Another classic masterpiece from the producer of The Remains of The Day
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 Pacific Meridian - Vladivostok International Film Festival of Asian Pacific countries August 10-16,2011
 
«Pacific Meridian» is an International Film Festival of Asian Pacific Countries. Asian-Pacific Coutries are the countries surrounded by Pacific Ocean and countries of South-East Asia including India. Film Festival is held annually in one of the most beautiful places on the Pacific Ocean coast - Vladivostok. ...(John Paul II.)
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 The 3rd Iñigo Film Festival calling for shorts August 16-19,2011
The cinema enjoys a wealth of languages, a multiplicity of styles and a variety of narrative forms that are truly great: from realism to fable, from history to science fiction, from adventure to tragedy, from comedy to news, from animated cartoon to documentary...(John Paul II.)

The Jesuits are pleased again to announce the 3rd “Iñigo Film Festival” for short films at the World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid, Spain
Entries are accepted in the following categories: narrative fiction, animated and documentary on the general theme of ‘City of God’. A wide variety of interpretations of this topic is expected and encouraged.

 New York International Independent Film and Video FestivalFall Edition in los angeles:
The NYIIFVF is a competitive event and is dedicated to making things happen for emerging filmmakers and screenwriters. The festival has cultivated excellent relationships with thousands of companies in both cities.
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 The Ruby Mountain Film Festival August 11-14, 2011 
The Ruby Mountain Film Festival is dedicated to the exhibition and nurturing of film and video as an art. The RMFF presents a full range of storytelling through visual arts from independent and student filmmakers to big budget major motion pictures with a particular emphasis on low budget feature films, student films and westerns.

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 Raindance Film Festival 2011 28 September - 9 October, 2011

Raindance showcases features and shorts made by independent filmmakers from all around the world to an audience of film fans, journalists, acquisition executives, actors, producers and directors. Each year we receive thousands of film submissions of just about every genre you can imagine from very talented filmmakers so it’s safe to assume that the competition is fierce. If you think your film has what it takes to make Raindance ’11 then submit your film before the 17th June 2011. 
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 Dimension 3 2011 May 24- 26, 2011
Dimension 3 reaffirms its ambition to offer a networking platform, by gathering together professionals who offer new tools, products or services and those who are looking for solutions or new practices in the field of images, from creation to visualization. Efforts should be made to avoid trivialization and give creation a prestigious image, be itstereoscopic 3D, mixed reality, haptic technologies, ultra-high resolution, etc.
Technology should make images smarter, but also continue to be a vector for emotions: creators must hold a prominent position at the center of this issue. In this perspective, Dimension 3 new edition also provides a place for young creators to showcase their talents, offering opportunities and creating vocations. This year’s event is spread out across two venues, one of which is dedicated to the ecosystem of images from filming to visualization, the other to new uses and talents.
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 HollyShorts Film Festival August 11-18, 2011
The 7th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, scheduled for August 11-18, 2011, is now accepting submissions and commercials (www.withoutabox.com/login/4655). 2010 HSFF featured over 200 projects showcasing stars and filmmakers including David Arquette, James Caan, John Dahl, James Franco, and Kirsten Dunst. HSFF awards over $40,000 in prizes, including $20,000 in services courtesy of Company 3.  www.hollyshorts.com
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 The Los Angeles Film Festival - june 16-26, 2011
Now in its 17th year, the Los Angeles Film Fetival showcases the best of American and international cinema.  Drawing an enthusiastic audience of more than 90,000, the Festival provides films with the opportunity to be embraced by the public and discovered by the industry. More than 100 feature films - narrative and documentary are featured...
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