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COVERAGE FROM CANNES

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COVERAGE FROM ANNECY 10-15 june

Check for the dailies from the leading festival for animation: 

 

Oh Noooo Chris Landreth does it again!
Annecy 2013 closing party after award ceremony. Chris Landreth (Oscar winner for Ryan ) wins grand prize for Subconscious Password. Here with Tiziana Loschi, Annecy festival director, Bulgarian born animator Theodore Ushev and filmproducer Laurie Gordon. say CHEESE...   ...

20.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog | 

Annecy 2013 - AGRAF scenariste Diane Morel talks Annecy & inamovie i
  Diane Morel screenwriter and AGRAF member talks with filmfestivals.com about AGRAF Auteurs Groupés de l'Animation Française based in Paris, her impressions of Annecy Animation Film Festival and the upcoming Indonesia's largest film market,the upcoming InaMOVIE first edition in Jakarta fall 2013 . Soundtrack: Comfort Zone-General Fuzz_Soulful Filling.  http://www.agrafanim.com/Bienvenue.html   Filmed & edited by MV for ff.com ...

20.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog | 

Annecy Animation Festival 2013 Tiziana Loschi Interview
Annecy International Animation Film Festival director Tiziana Loschi shares her experience and memories as head of this great festival held annually in Lac Annecy in France.   Edited by MV for ff.com ...

20.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog | 

Annecy 2013 Film Festival Award Recipients - And The Winners Are...
  ​​Annecy 2013 has set the pace for an exciting year ahead for animation film. 2461 films were received and 246 selected. 26 films were awarded, 7 shorts, 3 features, 3 for TV films, 2 for commissioned films, 4 for graduation films and 7 other prizes.  The annual animation festival awarded Best Feature to Luiz Bolognesi’s Rio 2096: A Story Of Love And Fury on Saturday at the close of its 2013 edition, where 236 films screened in competition. US filmma...

19.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog | 

The Annecy Cristal for best feature "Rio2096 : A Story of Love and Fury" by Luiz Bolognesi
Directed by: Luiz BOLOGNESI Country: Brazil Year of production: 2012 Running time: 01 h 15 min Production: BURITI FILMES, Fabiano GULLANE, GULLANE, Laís BODANZKY, Caio GULLANE, Gabriel LACERDA, Debora IVANOV, Marcos BARRETO Script: Luiz Bolognesi Camera: Anna Caiado, Daniel Greco Music: Rica Amabis/Tejo Damasceno/Pupillo Editing: Helena Maura Voice: Selton Mello, Rodrigo Santoro, Cam...

17.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog | 

Annecy Awards
Feature films    The Cristal for best feature Uma História de Amor e Fúria Special Distinction Ma maman est en Amérique, elle a rencontré Buffalo Bill Audience Award O Apóstolo   Short films    The Cristal for best short Subconscious Password Special Jury Award Obida ...

17.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |

Annecy 2013 & MIFA synergies converge with animation talent and business
This year's Annecy International Film Festival 2013 took place June 10-15 was swirling with energy, new partnerships and animation talent. The market MIFA was buzzing with an international delegation represented by dozens of countries; the globe converging under one roof at the Imperial Hotel in the "Venice of France" Annecy. Events took place at the Imperial Hotel, La Plage and various restaurants and venues in this beautiful city by Lac Annecy. Notable guests, filmmakers and...

17.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |  

EFA announces a Master Class with Andreas Hykade and friends
EFA Master Class with Andreas Hykade and friends 9 – 15 September 2013 Ludwigsburg/Germany The EFA Master Class 2013 ANIMATION TODAY is dedicated to modern animation. During the week, the participants will form a team and create an animation film from the original idea to the completed film. "People can come from any field, be it independent animation, games or commercial animation. They can work in various techniques, be it 2 D, 3 D, puppets or pixilati...

15.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog | 

Trailer for Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return We loved it   ...

15.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |

Annecy 2013 Day 5 ambiance, getting ready for the Awards
Rendez-vous of the day 10:30 am: Screening of Pinocchio 12:15 pm: Feature at Noon: Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return and Pinocchio, with the film crew 8:00 pm: Awards ceremony – see you at 10:00 pm to discover the award-winners. Follow the award ceremony live on #annecyfestival 10:15 pm: Closing party   ...

15.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog | 

The Mifa Events june 14 
9:00 am: Global Media Connect Mifa (GMCmifa) 10:00 am-noon: Autodesk – Breakfast and Autodesk software demonstration 10:00 am-noon: Mifa Talks – "The Animated Short Film Market" 11:00 am-noon: Pixar presentation – "Monstrous Advancements in CGI" 10:00 am-1:30 pm: Territory Focus – "UK Animation Open for Business" 3:00 -4:00 pm: Pixar pre...

14.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog | 

Annecy 2013 Day 4 ambiance 
Oggy and the Cockroaches, the Movie, salle des haras Signing session Bastien Dubois, Boutique Festival/Librairie 9e Qua Signing session Olivier Jean-Marie, Club Partenaires Press Conference France Télévisions, Mifa Performance Faces from Places Exhibition, Courier The Asifa Prize Awarded to Bruno Bozzetto Official visit at the Mifa  Short films in competition, Décavision Thanks Yves, Marcel, Sébastien, Laurent for programming Creative...

14.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog | 

Annecy 2013/ Day 3 - ambiance

BILL PLYMPTON SIGNING...   ...

13.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |

The Animated Short Film Market: an Overview
An appointment for Friday 14th June to better understand short film diffusion and outline current practices and existing distribution opportunities in a meeting co-organised by the Mifa and the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market. The Mifa and the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market are joining forces and skills for this meeting designed for industry professionals working in production, distribution and acquisitions. This is the opportunity to examine relevant questions concerning the short fil...

12.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |

The International Animation Film Market (Mifa) opens
Last year, in 2012, you told us about the Territory Focus, the new meeting format spotlighting particular regions or countries to facilitate international co-productions through a better understanding of the different territories.   We are renewing this format as it was effective and worked very well last year. This year, we are focusing on Poland, Russia, South Africa, Japan and the United Kingdom.   There are some other meeting formats too this year? Indee...

12.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog | 

Annecy 2013/ Day 2 - ambiance
Projection Décavision 1, Epic Mifa Screening event Get a Horse! with Eric Goldberg - Disney Previsualisation and Pre-Production Conference, Chambre de métiers Creative Focus After event Adobe, performance by Bishi and C-R-U-X Max Andersson Signing Session, Boutique Festival/Librairie 9e Quai Feature at Noon, My Mommy Is in America and She Met Buffalo Bill Film team Aya de Yopougon : M. Abouet, A. Maäga, C. Oubrerie Serge Bromberg and Marcel Jean, op...

12.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |

Schedule of Conferences in Annecy 2013
Tuesday 11 09:30 - 12:30Conferences Development, Pipeline Choices, Post-Animation Venue: Chambre de métiers / Salle Mont-Blanc Within the industry of TV series as well as feature films, the major challenge studios are exposed to is to maximise the quality/productivity ratio. This conference will present different examples from studios' current practices: how do they respond to the artistic and technical challenges? Blue Spirit: how to keep the animation of ...

11.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |

Annecy 2013 opening Day 1 ambiance
Annecy is Showcasing Animation at its best Through its Festival and the Market (12-14, june) the program kicked yesterday Last year figures were impressive: 110 000 tickets sold, 7 000 accredited, + 500 films screened, 229 films in competition, 23 prize. This year's edition seems ready to break these records. We will be reporting live from Annecy for you. Welcome from the Team to a full house Opening films The team of The Blue Umbrella and Monsters Universit...

11.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |

Annecy 2013 Jury members
The jury members will have the delicate task of choosing among the competing films and bestowing 18 official awards, including the Cristal for short films and the Cristal for feature films. Check out the jury members for Annecy 2013. Feature films   Didier Brunner Producer Les Armateurs Brian Miller Senior Vice President and General Manager Cartoon Network Studios ...

11.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |

 

 


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> THE AWARDS WATCH 

2013 maui Film Festival Audience Awards
Thanks to All of the 2013 Filmmakers! 2013 Audience Award Winners:     ...

19.06.2013 | Editor's blog

60th Sydney Film Festival Announces Winner of the Official Competition
The winner of Sydney Film Festival’s prestigious Sydney Film Prize, now in its sixth year, was revealed in Sydney today. Out of a selection of 12 films in SFF’s Official Competition, the Sydney Film Prize was awarded to Only God Forgives, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. The $60,000 prize, Australia’s richest cash award for film, is awarded in recognition of courageous, audacious and cutting-edge film. This is the second time Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn has won the...

17.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

The 26th Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival’s Winning Films
The 26th Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival concluded a successful nine-day run on June 8, with a sold-out show at Spotlight Theatres at Front Street and a closing night party at the Connecticut Science Center that included special appearances by film producers, directors and actors. Opening night crowd pleaser G.B.F. took the top spot for the Audience Award for a feature film. Audience Awards are based on ballots cast by people who attend festival screenings.   “...

14.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

CLOSING NIGHT ARTDECO FILM FESTIVAL 2013
The two Brazilian directors awarded by the official jury of the 5th Edition of ArtDeco Film Festival, Alexandre Ingrevallo (Film: Desconhecido Íntimo) and ClarissaRebouças (Film: Desvelo), directed films with LGBT themes. Both films received several awards in different categories, at the same festival. This is the proof that the productions based on this theme, even facing several types of difficulties, are able to show poetry, besides the awards demonstrate professional compete...

11.06.2013 | exotiquefilmes's blog |

The award winners at the 24th International Filmfests Emden-Norderney have been selected
Bernhard Wicki Award went to the comedy film "Paulette"   "Film is coming home" was a motto at this year's International Filmfest Emden-Norderney. Two award winners had already won the favour of the audience in Emden in former years. Georg Maas, whose film "Zwei Leben" won the NDR Young Directors Award, had already been a guest at the Festival in 2003. And Nathan Nill, who received the East Frisian Short Film Award in 2012 with "I have a Boat...

10.06.2013 | Editor's blog |   

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> THE FESTIVAL CIRCUIT 

Cinétoiles de Villerville takes off with first edition this week end
The small (700 souls) and wonderful resort in Normandy, next Trouville/deauville will agitate with film passion this week end when  Cinétoiles  launches its first edition. The festival is supported by the mayor and his team (Sylvaine de keyzer) and a group of festival volunteers led by Sabrina Botbol and Bruno Chatelin. It s misssion is to connect the city prestigious cinematographic past to the present industry (Un singe en Hiver was shot in the village) Patrimony, he...

20.06.2013 | Editor's blog |   

Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) highlights of next month's program
2013 sees the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), with principal funding by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, return for its 34th year to celebrate the beauty and diversity of global cinema. From 18 to 28 July, Durban will be illuminated by the glow of the silver screen, with over 250 screenings in 11 venues across the city. Alongside this smorgasbord of the best of contemporary cinema from around, comprising 72 feature films, 48 documentaries and 45 short films, the festival ...

20.06.2013 | Editor's blog |   

The 60th Sydney Film Festival Closes on a Record-Breaking High (143 050 visitors) and Audience Awards Announced
The 60th Sydney Film Festival wrapped on Sunday 16 June 2013 with the Australian Premiere of the documentary Twenty Feet from Stardom, bringing to a close the most highly attended Sydney Film Festival to date.   “Attendances at films and talks grew by 17% to 143,050,” said SFF CEO Leigh Small. “There was also a 22% increase in tickets issued leading to a 20% increase in revenue. Beyond the numbers, the favourable buzz all over the city was palpable – this is an ev...

19.06.2013 | Editor's blog |   

Los Angeles Film Festival program highlights
LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL FEATURES INDEPENDENTS AND DOCS,  by Alex Deleon for <filmfestivals.com>   Now in its nineteenth year and taking place June 13-23, the Los Angeles Film Festival is widely recognized as a world-class cinematic event, showcasing the best in new American and international cinema and providing the movie-loving public with access to some of the most critically acclaimed filmmakers, film industry professionals and emerging new talent by bringing them toge...

18.06.2013 | Editor's blog |  

Following in the footsteps of Tropfest's famous filmmaking symposium, Trop Jr Roughcut is a filmmaking forum for budding young t
 Aimed at students aged 9 - 15, the day-long series of conversations will explore creativity and collaboration and give kids an enviable insight into the filmmaking industry thanks to talks from some young experts.   The day will be made up of a series of sessions with each focusing on different aspects of filmmaking.   Starting logically at Inspiration, the first sessions will be given by Matthew Chuang and Toby Morris, two full-time content creators for the film industry. ...

18.06.2013 | Editor's blog |   

International Festival of Digital Arts and New Media, Athens Video Art Festival, has come to an end.REPORT OF 9th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DIGITAL ARTS AND NEW MEDIA “ATHENS VIDEO ART FESTIVAL” An ambitious, difficult project, with the title “Living Athens”, was completed successfully. 9th International Festival of Digital Arts and New Media, Athens Video Art Festival, has come to an end. For three days (7th, 8th & 9th of June), in five spots of historic center of Athens, technology met art and the ci...

17.06.2013 | Editor's blog

Festival Film Dokumenter | Yogyakarta Documentary Film Festival
Check our page! Festival Film Dokumenter (FFD) | Yogyakarta Documentary Film Festival

17.06.2013 | IDOCLAB's blog |

Inamovie Salon and Conferences Program soft launch in Cannes
QuantumConvex International proudly announces the first edition of INAMOVIE (Indonesia International Movie Industry Expo). – a benchmark Indonesian film industry event to be held in Jakarta and Bali (edition 2014) in Southeast Asia, September 25th-27th 2013 at the Ballroom of The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta Pacific Place. The first edition focus will be on France as Guest Country and will include the world’s leading film festivals held in France annually and include The Cannes Film Festival...

14.06.2013 | Inamovie's blog |

Craic Gay & Lesbian Film Festival opens in a week from now
CRAIC GAY & LESBAN FILM FESTIVAL   The 3rd annual Craic Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (CGLFF) in partnership with the Irish Arts Center is scheduled for Friday, June 21st. at the Irish Arts Center (553 W. 51st) during PRIDE week in Manhattan. This year CGLFF is collaborating with the GAZE Film Festival. Gaze now in its twenty-first year, is Ireland's premier LGBT film festival. GAZE is a proud supporter of Irish film and is delighted to present this program of Irish LGBT short f...

14.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Zaprasza Międzynarodowy Dziecięcy Festiwal Telewizyjny „Dytiatko”
Nominacje Festiwalu: - „Najlepszy film fabularny dziecięcego studia telewizyjnego”; - „Najlepszy film dokumentalny dziecięcego studia telewizyjnego”; - „Najlepszy program telewizyjny dziecięcego studia telewizyjnego”; - „Najlepszy program wiadomości dziecięcego studia telewizyjnego”; - „Najlepszy film animowany studia dziecięcego”; - „Najlepszy program radiowy studia dziecięcego”; - „Najlepszy program tel...

13.06.2013 | DytiatkoFest's blog |

The 34th Durban International Film Festival announces its opening night film
Raising the curtain at the 34th Durban International Film Festival, which is principally funded by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, is the challenging and evocative, yet humorous film, Of Good Report, from South African director Jahmil XT Qubeka. In what he describes as “a passionate homage to classic film noir”, Qubeka’s latest offering, which has its world premiere at the festival on July 18, tells the sombre tale of a small-town high-school teacher with a p...

13.06.2013 | Editor's blog | Albuquerque Film and Media Experience
By Sheila Appleby Williams Albuquerque, New Mexico   Oscar-winning actor/director/filmmaker, conservationist, Robert Redford, lent his megawatt star power and film festival acumen to the socially and environmentally conscious Albuquerque Film & Media Experience this past week.   AFME’s weeklong itinerary showcased independent local and international movies, student-created digital media, art exhibits, film events as well as a series of “Intimate Conversations&rdquo...

13.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

19th Philadelphia QFest Announces Opening/ClosingFilms, Centerpiece Screenings, After Parties and More!
12- day Gay and Lesbian Film Festival presents over 100 films and special appearances from filmmakers and actors. -Thursday, July 11, 2013 – Monday, July 22, 2013- Philadelphia, PA - June 12, 2013 – The 19th annual QFest hits Philadelphia with a lineup that promises to make the summer a bit steamier! Running July 11 through July 22, 2013, the East Coast’s largest LGBT film festival will play host to over 100 films, filmmakers from across the globe, and a jam-packed schedul...

13.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Maui Festival Begins: Day 1 with surfer legend Eddie Aiku
EDDIE AIKAU Visionary Award Celestial Cinema Wednesday, June 12, 8:00 pm info | tickets | passes NAINOA THOMPSON Visionary Award Celestial Cinema Wednesday, June 12, 8:00 pm info | tickets | passes   ...

12.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

ODESSA OIFF announces 2013 competition line-up
ODESSA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (July 12 - 20, 2013) ANNOUNCES COMPETITION PROGRAMS Press Release – June 11, 2013, Kiew, Ukraine 11 film directors from USA, UK, Israel, Georgia, Italy, Poland, Germany, Romania, France, India, Russia and Ukraine will compete in International Program for the OIFF Grand Prix – 'The Golden Duke'. Four features, including much-anticipated biopic ‘Parajanov’, and twelve short films are nominated for the Ukrainian National F...

12.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Dífferent 6! : Encore et toujours des projets espagnols à découvrir !
Dífferent 6! L’autre cinéma espagnol - Paris, 14 au 21 juin 2013   Avec nous, c'est le public qui reçoit un Prix... Dífferent est bien différent...! - ici : Prix Vueling au Public ici : Tous les films ici : Horaires et tarifs ici : Concours "O Apóstolo" ici : Nos partenaires - o - Small is biútiful Encore et toujours des projets espagnols à découvrir !&nb...

12.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Revelation Perth International Film Festival HiglightsProgram launch Well, we officially launched Revelation for 2013 on Saturday morning at the Luna Cinema, and our program is now online. There is just so much to share with you, so we'll start by recommending that you check out Jack's special "director’s picks". Burn The Deep In Search of Blind Joe Death - The Saga of John Fahey Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction White Reindeer Upstream Color Special Guests...

12.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

AIFF 2013 - Leap Into the Unknown
Tailored to both the emerging filmmaker and film aficionado, this year’s host of events will delve into the inner workings of the film industry. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from some of the industry’s best, brightest, and boldest, as they reveal the various layers of film pre-production, production and post-production. Each session is an education all its own. Tailored to both the emerging filmmaker and film aficionado, this year’s host of events will de...

12.06.2013 | Aruba International Film Festival's blog | 179 reads

The Ministry of Industry is promoting the II Europe – Latin America Co-production Forum at the San Sebastián Film Festival.
The Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism has reached an agreement to work together with the San Sebastián Film Festival to promote the audiovisual and digital content industry, through the Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum, which will be held for the second time at the film festival on the 23rd, 24th and 25th of September. The State Secretariat for Telecommunications and the Information Society (SETSI) and the International Forum on Digital Content (FICOD), that manages ...

10.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

 

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> PARTNER FESTIVALS CALLING FOR YOUR FILM



Philip K Dick Film Festival New York CALLING December 5-8,2013 New York, NY -

The festival is the first in the five boroughs devoted to science and science fiction. Named for the iconic novelist and short story writer whose work inspired the films Blade Runner, Total Recall andMinority Report, the four-day event aims to start a tradition of honoring films inspired by authors who have explored the metaphysical and eerie in all its manifestations. Possible themes include cyberpunk, dystopian realities, paranoia, altered states, and singularities. Science/science fiction documentaries, features and shorts are accepted. Submit here or on WaB


17th Annual Hollywood Film Festival calling for entries

The 17th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL(Oct 17-21, 2013) is now open for submissions in the follow genres: Features (all genres including animation, drama, comedy, horror), Docs, and Shorts (including animation). With film presentations taking place in the heart of Hollywood, the Festival presents a valuable screening platform for independent filmmakers, while providing for access to the studios and industry at large. The 2013 event will take this concept to the next level, presenting a unique networking program with “HOLLYWOOD NETWORK® INITIATIVE.” SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 30, 2013 – SUBMIT TODAY on WaB or on the site!  

Hollyshorts calling for entries

The 9th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, scheduled for August 15-25, 2013 at the world famous Chinese Theatre, is now accepting submissions.  (www.withoutabox.com/login/4655). 2012 HSFF featured over 300 projects showcasing stars and filmmakers including Neil Labute, Zachary Quinto, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Joe Carnahan, awarded over $70,000 in prizes, including $30,000 in post services courtesy of Company 3 for Best Short, Director, Music Video, and Commercial. www.hollyshorts.com Submit now

 
NociCortinfestival | International Short Film Festival calling for shorts

8 Annual NociCortinfestival | International Short Film Festival runs August 01, 2013 to August 04, 2013 BARI Italy http://www.nocicinema.it Films of all subjects and styles will be considered for selection. All films entered into the competition must have been produced after January 1st, 2011, and must be no more than 30 minutes in length. We welcome films that have already been screened at other film festivals. 

Above all, we are looking for films that are original, creative and that tell an engaging story. Submit

 


The Inigo Film Festival calling for shorts...
TIFF Regulations for the 4th  Iñigo Film Festival 2013   1. The 4 th  Iñigo Film Festival (TIFF) and the “Iñigo Awards” are sponsored by the Society of Jesus as represented by the Conference of European Provincials (CEP). 2. The prizes (“Iñigo Awards”) will be awarded to short films on the theme “City of God”.Submit online 

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> THE FILM PARADE

Roman Polanski’s Venus In Fur to open Ischia Global

Director To Receive Ischia Legend Award In Abstentia Film Kicks Off The Festival’s Homage To France     Roman Polanski’s Venus In Fur (La Vénus à la fourrure), which was highly received as an in competition entry in Cannes, will be the opening night film at the the upcoming 11th annual Ischia Global Film & Music Festival to be held from July 14th to the 21st on the picturesque isle that is located off the coast of Naples. In addition, the Ischia Interna...

13.06.2013 | Editor's blog | 42 lectures

New Festival Selections for Cambodian historical/supernatural drama, 'FREEDOM DEAL: The Story of Lucky'
'FREEDOM DEAL: The Story of Lucky', (RT 25:00 Release 2013), an historical dramatic movie made in Cambodia Southeast Asia and set in 1970 during the US-Vietnam conflict's 'Cambodia Incursion', has been selected to the following festival events:   2013 San Antonio Film Festival (USA) 2013 A Film for Peace Film Festival (ITALY) Others Pending & Added As They Are Announced... ...

17.06.2013 | camerado's blog |

Review: Running From Crazy
By Maria Esteves – June 15, 2013 RUNNING FROM CRAZY, directed by Oscar winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple premiered during the 12th Tribeca Film Festival at Clearview Chelsea Cinemas, New York, Monday, April 22, 2013. Celebrity guests, festival attendees, cast, and crew attended the premiere. A special Q&A session immediately followed with actress Mariel Hemingway, Bobby Williams, director Kopple, and crew members. RUNNING FROM CRAZY is a heroic and triumphant documentary that captures...

15.06.2013 | Aviva Press's blog |

New Wikileaks Documentary may change many viewers views    
"We Steal Secrets" the Story of Wikileaks by Alex Deleon <filmfestivals.com>   Julian Assange Whatever your view of Julian Assange, whether as a fearless crusader for truth or a heartless hacker and ego-maniac, Alex Gibney's amazing doumentary following the Rise and Fall of Assange and the scapegoating of his sexually confused US Army collaborator, Bradley Manning, asks all the hard qu...

14.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Lithuania votes new Tax Incentives Scheme, production expected to triple next year as a direct consequence
Lithuanian movie producers predicted that the  number of films produced in Lithuania next year will increase three-fold after the Lithuanian Parliament approved an amendment granting income tax incentives for film production  today. „This incentive is vitally important for our film industry. The income tax amendment will encourage Hollywood’s and Europe’s greatest filmmakers to choose Vilnius and Lithuania for shooting, bringing with them tax revenue and new jobs. Th...

13.06.2013 | Editor's blog | User generated film Tricked by Paul Verhoeven to open Aruba 2013

 

OPENING FILM   STEEKSPEL (TRICKED) The Netherlands   CLOSING FILM   THE HOT FLASHES USA     ...

12.06.2013 | Aruba International Film Festival's blog |

THE HORROR SHOW, launching on 14th June, is the only UK video on demand destination created for, and curated by horror fans
THE ONLY UK VOD DESTINATION CREATED BY HORROR FANS FOR HORROR FANS LAUNCHES FRIDAY 14th JUNE  www.thehorrorshow.tv   THE HORROR SHOW, launching on 14th June, is the only UK video on demand destination created for, and curated by horror fans. It’s the primary destination for horror fans to stream and/or download horror films, from the latest releases to classic and cult titles. Current titles include the critically-acclaimed cult film EXCISION, THE TALL MAN starring Jessica ...

10.06.2013 | Editor's blog

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> PEOPLE IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Actress Audrey Tautou to attend The Karlovy International Film Festival 2013
The 48th Edition, which runs from 28th June - 6th July 2013, will also welcome four other internationally-acclaimed talent The Karlovy International Film Festival (KVIFF) today announced that French actress Audrey Tautou will join Michel Gondry to present his latest film, MOOD INDIGO, which opens the Festival and in which she stars. Alongside Tautou, the Festival also welcomes American filmmaker Cary Fukunaga (SIN NOMBRE, JANE EYRE), Cannes Jury Prize winning Director Paolo Sorrentino (IL DIV...

18.06.2013 | Editor's blog |   

Baz Luhrmann will receive the “Luchino Visconti Legend Award at Ischia Global Film & Music Festival
Presentation Will Take Place Friday July 19th On The Isle of Ischia  At Visconti’s Historic Residence, Villa La Columbaia The Board of the Ischia International Arts Academy in collaboration with the La Colombaia Foundation announced today that Australian film director, writer and producer Baz Luhrmann has been named recipient of the “Luchino Visconti Legend Award.” The special honor in the name of the legendary Italian filmmaker will be presented here at Visconti&r...

18.06.2013 | Editor's blog |  

Oskar Alegria, appointed as new Artistic Director of the Punto de Vista film Festival
Oskar Alegria and Ana Herrera Taking over from Josetxo Cerdán, Oskar Alegria will be the Artistic Director of the Punto de Vista Festival for the next four years. The festival is maintaining its policy of having two directors, an Artistic Director, a position that is periodically renewed, and an Executive Director. Ana Herrera will once again be the Executive Director in this new period, having previously held this position between 2005 and 2010. The festival is o...

18.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Pardo d honneur to Werner Herzog
German director, scriptwriter, producer and actor Werner Herzog will be awarded the Pardo d’onore Swisscom at the 66th Festival del film Locarno (7-17 August 2013). To mark the occasion, in addition to screenings of a selection of his films and the awards ceremony on the Piazza Grande, Herzog will take part in a conversation with Grazia Pag...

18.06.2013 | Locarno Dailies's blog | EFA announces a Master Class with Andreas Hykade and friends
EFA Master Class with Andreas Hykade and friends 9 – 15 September 2013 Ludwigsburg/Germany The EFA Master Class 2013 ANIMATION TODAY is dedicated to modern animation. During the week, the participants will form a team and create an animation film from the original idea to the completed film. "People can come from any field, be it independent animation, games or commercial animation. They can work in various techniques, be it 2 D, 3 D, puppets or pixilati...

15.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |   

Robert Yeoman, ASC will headline the annual Kodak Focus program at this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival
Cinematographer Robert Yeoman, ASC will headline the annual Kodak Focus program at this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival. The intimate conversation will spotlight Yeoman’s artistic and technical accomplishments by screening scenes from 35mm prints of Moonrise Kingdom, Drugstore Cowboy and The Royal Tenenbaums. The Kodak Focus takes place on June 16 at 1:10 p.m. at the Regal Cinemas at L.A. Live. The seminar is free with a festival ticket. Yeoman won an Independent Spirit Award...

12.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Thomas Erl author of Cloud Computing at Cloud Expo NY 2013
By Maria Esteves – June 12, 2013 The 12th Cloud Expo New York 2013 official book release signing ceremony with Thomas Erl, founder of Arcitura Education Inc., and author of “Cloud Computing: Concepts, Technology & Architecture,” commenced Tuesday, June 11, 11:00am in the exhibitors show floor at Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York. The ceremony included a special appearance with co-author Ricardo Puttini. Hundreds of cloud attendees gathered in long lines in anticipa...

 

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> STRICTLY BUSINESS

The Observatory’s annual Cannes workshop : Film and Internet – Best Friends with Benefits?
FILM AND INTERNET -  Best friends with benefits?  PANEL WAS HELD Saturday 18th of May, 2013 11:00 – 13:00  Salon des Ambassadeurs, 4th floor, Palais des Festivals  Moderator: Wolfgang Closs    Welcome and Introduction Welcome by Wolfgang Closs, Executive Director, European Audiovisual Observatory  Film and VoD Market trends in Europe André Lange, Head of the Department for Information on Markets and ...

17.06.2013 | Cannes's blog   

How Can INAMOVIE Elevate Indonesian Filmmakers Profile and Their Connectivity with Our Neighbour Markets and The Rest of the World
We need your input : you are invited to contribute to our efforts, feel free to share your thoughts with us. We invite you to brainstorm with the creators of Inamovie and their ambassadors in a panel discussion around the needs of the film industry and the opportunities that Inamovie should bring through a shared experience from successful professionals and icons from the industry worldwide. A similar panel discussion was held june 5 at Sinematek Indonesia, Pusat Perfilman H. Usmar Ismail...

14.06.2013 | Inamovie's blog |

Lithuania votes new Tax Incentives Scheme, production expected to triple next year as a direct consequence
Lithuanian movie producers predicted that the  number of films produced in Lithuania next year will increase three-fold after the Lithuanian Parliament approved an amendment granting income tax incentives for film production  today. „This incentive is vitally important for our film industry. The income tax amendment will encourage Hollywood’s and Europe’s greatest filmmakers to choose Vilnius and Lithuania for shooting, bringing with them tax revenue and new jobs...

13.06.2013 | Editor's blog |   

Cannes Film Festival 2013 - HP presents: Technology and Animation: Past, Present and Future'. Cannes was the occasion of a very exciting panel discussion. HP was very present as a Cannes sponsor, Panels and various activities took place at the HP Lounge. This is a specific area of expertise for HP and features panelists including Frank Mannion, CEO, Swipe Films; Michael Coldewey, CEO, Trixter; Tiziana Loschi, MD, Annecy Film Festival and Marc du Pontavice, CEO, Xilam, chaired by Tim Gray, senior VP and international editor of Variety. Tiziana Loschia director of Annecy " People ...

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> LES NOUVELLES DU CIRCUIT 

 Le 20ème Épouvantable Vendredi à Lyon, fun, gore et culte
Voici venu le 20ème Épouvantable Vendredi, certes atypique mais complètement génial organisé par l'institut Lumière  en partenariat avec AOA, et avec le concours des Ingoruptibles et le collectif "Free John McTiernan" !   Venez revoir deux chefs d’œuvre du maître du cinéma d’action et poser toutes vos questions à Arnaud Bordas. Mc Tiernan se fait connaître avec «&n...

20.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Quentin Tarantino, Prix Lumière 2013C’est le cinéaste Quentin Tarantino qui recevra le 5e Prix Lumière lors du festival Lumière, qui se déroulera à Lyon et dans le Grand Lyon du lundi 14 au dimanche 20 octobre 2013. Il succèdera à Clint Eastwood, Milos Forman, Gérard Depardieu et Ken Loach.   Décerné par Bertrand Tavernier, Thierry Frémaux et l’équipe de l’Institut Lumière, le Prix Lumière est attr...

20.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Le festival de cinéma en plein air « Films sous les étoiles » vous prépare un week end 5* (ou plus)Le Domaine national de Saint-Cloud présente la 10e édition de :   « FILMS SOUS LES ETOILES » Festival de cinéma en plein air   Les 27, 28 et 29 juin 2013   Pour sa 10ème édition au Domaine national de Saint-Cloud, le festival de cinéma en plein air « Films sous les étoiles » célèbre le jardin et le paysage &a...

18.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Le Forum Dimension 3 vous attend la semaine prochaineLe Forum Dimension 3 vous donne rendez-vous mardi et mercredi prochains au Dock Eiffel, 50 avenue du Président Wilson à la Plaine Saint Denis pour sa septième édition. Au programme: - Le Big Shoot: dispositif inédit, le Big Shoot est un plateau de tournage qui propose de tester les nouveautés en prise de vue et en postproduction  (HFR, 3D, 4K, ...).  Venez découvrir  la Blackmagic Cinema...

18.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Une grande victoire pour la France et pour l’exception culturelleL’APC se réjouit de la victoire que la France a obtenue pour l’exception culturelle   L'Association des producteurs de cinéma se réjouit vivement de l'exclusion de l’ensemble des services audiovisuels du mandat de la Commission européenne pour entamer les négociations d‘un accord de libre-échange avec les Etats-Unis, obtenue hier par la Ministre du Commerce extérieur, Nicole Bricq, après de nomb...

18.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Le Cabaret Normand au panthéon du Singe en HiverLe cabaret lieu culte du tournage du Singe en Hiver est un partenaire du festival. Petit diaporama d ambiance. La chanson de Brigitte Bardot (La Madrague est revisitée par l'équipe du Festival) Chanson interprétée par Laurie Gordon ...

18.06.2013 | Cinetoiles de Villerville Film Festival's blog |

Les courts d'Ilya JacobIlya Jacob présente sa sélection de courts métrages pour le festival Cinétoiles de Villerville.   EN ATTENDANT LE DEGEL, Un film de Sarah Hirtt. Réalisatrice...Sarah Hirtt Scénariste...Sarah Hirtt Directeur Photo...Leonidas Arvanitis Musique...Salsky Jr. et le Skeleton Band Montage...Anna Burstein Son...Paul Gautier Interprètes...Claire Beugnies, François Neycken & Jean Jacques Rausin Production...L'IN...

18.06.2013 | Cinetoiles de Villerville Film Festival's blog |

Cinétoiles dévoile sa programmation
LA PREMIÈRE ÉDITION DU FESTIVAL SE TIENDRA LES 22, 23 JUIN PROCHAINS. Au programme : SAMEDI 22 JUIN Train du festival Paris St Lazare 10 : 10 11:00 - 12:30 Inauguration de l'exposition de photos de Patrick Braoudé, en sa présence, Casino. "Une photo, c’est comme un film. Raconter une histoire… en une image et non pas en 24 images par seconde pendant 1h et demi. Mais s’intéresser aux gens, &...

18.06.2013 | Cinetoiles de Villerville Film Festival's blog |

La nouvelle équipe vous attend à Villerville ce week end pour vous présenter son festival Cinétoiles de Villerville
HOMMAGE EN CHEF À AUDIARD: C'EST LUI LE PATRON A la manœuvre Présidente et Directrice Artistique :  Sabrina Botbol Après deux décades au service du journal Le Monde, au département culture, la création du Festival Cineski à Courchevel, l'édition d'une vingtaine de livres et le lancement du Palace en 2009, une nouvelle aventure, un nouveau Festival les pieds dans l'eau. sabrina@e...

18.06.2013 | Cinetoiles de Villerville Film Festival's blog |

Week-end dédié à l’ethnologie à destination du grand public au musée du quai Branly
L’ETHNOLOGIE VA VOUS SURPRENDRE ! Deux jours pour explorer le XXIe siècle Programmation cinéma exceptionnelle Samedi 29/06 et dimanche 30/06/13   Week-end en accès libre et gratuit   Je vous prie de trouver ci-joint les informations sur le grand week-end dédié à l’ethnologie à destination du grand public au musée du quai Branly les 29 et 30 juin. Une programmation gratuite, ouverte à tous, pour faire d&eac...

Le Cristal du long métrage Uma história de amor e fúria de Luiz Bolognesi
En vie depuis plus de 600 ans, le protagoniste raconte les événements ayant eu lieu au cours de quatre périodes de l'histoire du Brésil, sans cesser de lutter aux côtés des plus faibles pour retrouver son amour perdu.   Directed by: Luiz BOLOGNESI Country: Brazil Year of production: 2012 Running time: 01 h 15 min Production: BURITI FILMES, Fabiano GULLANE, GULLANE, La&iac...

17.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |   

Le palmarès d'Annecy
Longs métrages    Le Cristal du long métrage Uma História de Amor e Fúria Mention spéciale Ma maman est en Amérique, elle a rencontré Buffalo Bill Prix du public O Apóstolo   Courts métrages    Le Cristal du court métrage Subconscious Password Prix s...

17.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |

Premier rapport d´étape du Groupe de financement d´Euromed Audiovisuel lors de sa réunion de Cannes
 Activités du programme, Actualités d’Euromed Audiovisuel Du 18 au 20 mai, en marge du Festival International de Film à Cannes, le programme Euromed Audiovisuel III a tenu sa quatrième réunion du groupe de travail sur le financement des films dans la région sud-méditerrannée. Créé lors du festival de Cannes en 2012, ce groupe de travail composé de professionnels de l’ensemble de la r&ea...

14.06.2013 | Cannes Market Dailies's blog |   

Le cinéma Européen au festival de Cannes: un bilan
Androulla VASSILIOU, Commissaire européenne en charge de la culture était présente au Festival de Cannes pour célébrer le cinéma européen et rencontrer les professionnels. Un séjour marqué par une affirmation de son soutien indéfectible au principe d’exception culturelle. Le prix MEDIA de l’Union européenne qu’elle a remis cette année au cinéaste Thomas VINTERBERG et à sa produc...

14.06.2013 | Cannes Market Dailies's blog |  

Ambiance au festival d'Annecy
Annecy 2013/ Day 3 - ambiance Dédicace Lauren MacMullan, Eric Goldberg, club PartenaireS   WIP Another Day of Life, salle Pierre Lamy Un stand au Mifa   Espace Détente, Mifa   Arjun the Warrior Prince, salle des haras   Calimero, 1er épisode en avant-première sur le PâquierDédicace Lauren MacMullan, Eric Goldberg, club Partenaires   Dédicace Saschka Unseld, club Partenaires ...

13.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog | 85 lectures

 

Le Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen de Bruxelles aura lieu désormais tous les ans
Après 12 éditions et 24 années de réjouissances, le Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen de Bruxelles aura lieu désormais tous les ans au Centre Culturel "le Botanique". Vous pourrez y voir des films issus du bassin méditerranéen, de l'Espagne à la Serbie en passant par la Palestine. Vous retrouverez ainsi les composantes essentielles de notre programmation : les films "en comp&eac...

13.06.2013 | Editor's blog |   

19 sociétés et organismes franciliens sur le stand de la Commission du Film d’Ile-de-France
La Commission du Film d’Ile-de-France accueille cette année sur son stand au Marché International du Film d’Animation d’Annecy (12-14 juin 2013) 19 sociétés et organismes professionnels franciliens :  3DClic - 4.21 Productions – Canopea Formation - Conseil Général du Val D’Oise - Cube Creative Productions – Knightworks – La Voie Lactée – Lagardère Entertainment Rights* – Lev...

12.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |   

Le marché du court métrage d’animation, état des lieux? LE panel d'Annecy à ne pas rater
Rendez-vous vendredi 14 juin pour mieux appréhender les opportunités de diffusion et d’exploitation du court métrage d’animation, lors d’une rencontre coorganisée par le Mifa et le Marché du film court de Clermont-Ferrand. Le Mifa et le Marché du film court de Clermont-Ferrand allient forces et compétences autour de cette rencontre. Destiné aux professionnels impliqués dans la production, la distribution et l&rsq...

12.06.2013 | Annecy International Animated Film Festival's blog |   

Le programme du Brussels Film Festival
Le BRUSSELS FILM FESTIVAL se déroulera du 19 au 26 juin 2013 à Flagey, Bruxelles. Voici la liste des films sélectionnés dans les diverses sections:   Avant-Premières KAPRINGEN by Tobias Lindholm (Denmark) > Opening I, ANNA by Barnaby Southcombe (UK) > Closing JOSEPHINE by Agnès Obadia (France) PARADIS PERDU by Eve Deboise (France) POST PARTUM by Delphine Noels (Belgium/France/Luxembourg) POUR UNE FEMME by Diane Kurys (France...

12.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

Dífferent 6! : Encore et toujours des projets espagnols à découvrir !
Dífferent 6! L’autre cinéma espagnol - Paris, 14 au 21 juin 2013   Avec nous, c'est le public qui reçoit un Prix... Dífferent est bien différent...! - ici : Prix Vueling au Public ici : Tous les films ici : Horaires et tarifs ici : Concours "O Apóstolo" ici : Nos partenaires - o - Small is biútiful Encore et toujours des projets espagnols à découvrir !&nb...

12.06.2013 | Editor's blog |

 

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