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Overview of the US business for the week of Monday, May 17

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At the box office, Lionsgate's Spiral opened in 2,811 theatres across the U.S. and Canada and led all films with $8.7M in ticket sales. The R-Rated horror thriller starring Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson is the 9th movie in the Saw horror film franchise. Of those, this is the 6th time that the it has taken top spot in the box office on its opening weekend.  UA Releasing's heist thriller The Wrath of Man starring Jason Statham earned $3.7M in its second week, now with a 10-da...
 

Disney and Pixar’s ‘Luca’ is set to Open ICFF 2021

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The tenth edition for the Italian Contemporary Film Festival will kick off on June 19th with a red-carpet drive-in Special Screening featuring the new animation from Disney and Pixar. SPECIAL SCREENING - JUNE 19th, 2021 | Ontario Place The ICFF, presented by Lavazza, announces that the tenth edition of the Festival will open with Disney and Pixar’s upcoming original feature film “Luca”, directed by Academy Award® nominee Enrico Casarosa (“La Luna”). The...
 

 

Tribeca announces Steven Soderbergh’s film 'No Sudden Move' as its Centerpiece

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The 2021 Tribeca Festival™, presented by AT&T, will spotlight HBO Max and Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly anticipated crime drama No Sudden Move as its Centerpiece Gala selection for the Festival’s 20th anniversary.  The outdoor premiere of Director Steven Soderbergh’s film will take place at The Battery in New York City on Saturday, June 18 as part of Tribeca’s 12-day celebration to re-open New York and bring live entertainment back. Members of the cast will...
 

 

Opening and closing films and final confirmations for Rotterdam Fest 50th edition in June

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  Closing film Poupelle of Chimney Town 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam 1 – 7 February | 2 – 6 June 2021             The World to Come, Poupelle of Chimney Town and Dominik Graf at IFFR 2021 During the press conference today, International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) presented the full programme for the celebratory 50th edition. The World to Come by Mona Fastvold opens the festival on Wednesday 2 June and Hirota Yusuke&rsquo...
 

 

A.RTIFICAL I.MMORTALITY , Canada, Ann Shin, 2021, Hot Docs

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As science advances more rapidly the expectations of what it can do for humanity is expanding as well. Yet at the same time, control over the consequences of this development seems to elude mankind. There is a steadily growing gap between the current state of knowledge and the need for knowledge necessary to master what we now know. Put differently, the more we know the less we know or the greater the knowledge gap. Over the last decade, scientists have been able to join and grow living  ...
 

 

Vertical Entertainment to Release Director Jon Carlo’s First Feature ‘Feral State’ on Digital, VOD and All Streaming Platforms

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Vertical Entertainment is set to release Jon Carlo’s feature directorial debut Feral State on digital, VOD, and all streaming platforms in the territories of North America (USA, Canada and Mexico), United Kingdom and Ireland on May 28. Written and directed by Jon Carlo (Mob Town, First We Take Brooklyn), Feral State stars AnnaLynne McCord, Octavio Pisano, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Jaden Piner, Baldur Thor and Sif Saga. Feral State will premiere on Apple TV and Amazo...
 

 

Skeet Ulrich, Anne Heche, Daniel Diemer, and Jordan Kristine Seamón join Alec Baldwin in new disaster adventure film SUPERCELL

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  HIGHLAND FILM GROUP HANDLING INTERNATIONAL SALES Anne Heche - Credit Maiwenn Raoult / Skeet Ulrich - credit Paradigm Skeet Ulrich (The CW’s “Riverdale,” “#Freerayshawn”) and Emmy-award winner and Tony-nominated Anne Heche (Donny Brasco, The Vanished) join Academy Award® nominee Alec Baldwin (The Departed, "30 Rock") in the new natural disaster adventure film Supercell. The film is directed by Herbert James Winterstern (NBC's "Si...
 

 

The H Collective brings more to marvel at with Chinese book adaptation

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by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Isn't it about time filmmakers supplemented the public's Superhero Diet? While DC Comics and the Marvel Universe has given us lots of creatures and critters to, well, marvel at, The H Collective has plans to adapt a Chinese classic novel with a mythic variety of creatures to stand apart from the usual cape and tights fare. Read on... From Screenmancer in LA... LOS ANGELES, CA: The H Collective (THC) will adapt the Chinese classic t...
 

 

War Between Hamas and Israel : Pray for peace and watch a few related features

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  Israel's Iron Dome defence system taking down rockets fired by Hamas Jerusalem - Hamas's 2000+ rocket fire has started a war with Israel. After Israel’s strike back the potential involvement of other surrounding states could lead the conflict out of everyone's control, into an outright Middle East war. An open discussion has been scheduled for today at the UN Security Council. The United States envoy Hady Amr, UN peace envoy Tor We...
 

 

“ANGIE: LOST GIRLS” wins Best Feature Film at Hot Springs International Women's Film Festival

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HSWFF 2021 AWARD WINNERS   “ANGIE: LOST GIRLS”  Best Feature Film Julia Verdin Director Julia Verdin Writer Janet Odogwu Butters Writer Julia Verdin Producer  Sean Michael Acosta Producer Jason Piette Producer Cady McClain Producer Morris S. Levy Producer “About German Women”  Best Short Film Kevin Schmutzler Director Tobias Schmutzler Director Michael Croce Writer Caroline Muhl Producer Elisa Schlott Key Cast “Frie...
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FESTIVALS IN FOCUS 

Annecy 2021 set to launch hybrid June 14 -19

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In 2021, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival has received for the Short Films, Graduation Films, and TV and Comissionned Films categories, over 2,700 films coming from almost one hundred different countries. 2021 Selection Check out the list of the Official Selection films in competition for Annecy 2021: Short Films – Competition Official Off-Limits Perspectives ...
 

 

registrations are open for Cartoons on the Bay 2021 – International Crossmedia Animation and Children’s Television Festival

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Cartoons on the Bay 2021 – International Crossmedia Animation and Children’s Television Festival Registrations are open! You have time until 21st June to submit your works. The categories in competition are: Preschool TV Series (2-4 years) Upper Preschool TV Series (4-6 years) Kids TV Series (7-11 years) Interactive Multimedia Works Live Action/Hybrid TV Series TV Series Pilots Short Films Animated Feature Films Visit...
 

 

The Arlington International Film Festival announces the award for the 2021 winning poster design

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IMAGINATION AND CREATIVITY… The Soul of this Year’s Poster Contest Winner   “The design has great color and energy, the AIFF text is strong and will be very readable from a distance, and the allusion to "peace" (the olive branch) is important at this time.” David Ardito, AIFF Poster Contest Judge   The Arlington International Film Festival announces the award for the 2021 winning poster design, an award of $500 that aims to assist ...
 

 

The Stockfish Film Festival is live till 30th of May.

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  The Stockfish Film Festival will be held from 20th - 30th of May. Never before in the festival’s history have there been so many titles shortlisted and nominated for an Academy Award. La Llorona, The Last Ones, Sun Children were in the frontrunning for Best International Feature, Pinocchio was nominated for two Academy Awards, Promising Young Woman won for Best Original Screenplay and The Man Who Sold His Skin was nominated for Best International Feature.  Stockfish ...
 

 

The next Festival La Rochelle Cinéma (Fema) will take place from June 25 to July 4, 2021

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Dear friends, We are thrilled to confirm that the next Festival La Rochelle Cinéma (Fema) will take place from June 25 to July 4, 2021. In order to welcome you to this 49th edition under the best possible conditions, we are working with the appropriate authorities to develop a sanitary protocol and specific physical arrangements, which you could see here. In the meantime, we invite you to reserve your unlimited or multi-entry passes on Fema La Rochelle’s onl...
 

 

Sheffield Doc/Fest Reveals Competition Titles and Full Program

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Sheffield DocFest is an international film and arts festival and marketplace, with a mission to spark imaginations and empower our capacity for change by celebrating, championing and debating documentary film and art as a collective form of engagement. Let us join the 28th edition and enjoy the full Film, Arts and Exchange Programme for the 2021 festival, which takes place from 4 - 13 June.   The line-up includes 55 world premieres, 22 international premieres, 15 European premi...
 

 

The 19th Big Sky Documentary Film Festival is now open for submissions

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CALL FOR ENTRIES TO THE 19th ANNUAL BIG SKY DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL   The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival is now open for submissions, seeking documentary film entries in consideration for the 19th annual event in February 2022. The festival accepts submissions of non-fiction films of all forms, lengths, subject matters and genres.   Big Sky is the largest documentary film festival in the western United States, showcasing a broad range of World, Internation...
 

 

Gangneung_IFF 2021 International Narrative Feature Competition Entries Ends on 31 May

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                                             Submission   [GIFF 2021] Festival dates : 22 – 31 October 2021 Festival venues : The City of Gangneung, Gangwon Province, South Korea   [Awards Prizes] Best Feature : Cash award appr. USD 17,000(20 million KRW) and certificate Best Director : Cash award appr. USD 8,500(10 million KRW) and certificate Best Scr...
 

 

The Screen & Story Film Festival is bringing its second virtual edition from 15 to 25 September 2021.

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  The festival directors and programming team are pleased to announce the global open call for submissions for the 2021 Screen & Story Film Festival will open from Monday 10th May 2021. Following a highly successful inaugural online edition in 2020, which featured 21 shorts from 10 different countries, the festival is expanding to a 10-day programme as well as running an extensive live event programme and screenplay competition. Festival Director, Jordan Lonsdale...

Save the Date for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival

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We can’t wait to return to Park City, Salt Lake City — and beyond — for next year’s Sundance Film Festival. The 2022 Festival will take place in-person and online January 20-30. We are in the process of designing a safe and accessible Festival where our audiences and artists can come together to celebrate and discover new work, and each other. Mark your calendars and stay tuned: This summer we will have more details to help you craft your plan and arrange for ...
 

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DOK.fest München 2021 @home: Best of Guests, Film Talks and kinokino Audience Award

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The very big news first! The incidence numbers allow it: On the last festival weekend we return to our favorite place, the cinema, and present there the audience favorite on the big screen. We're super excited and invite you to join us on Saturday, corona compliant of course. But first, on Friday, we will announce which film has won this year's kinokino Audience Award – sponsored by BR and 3sat. Be there live at the online award ceremony! Today we want to whet your appetite o...
 

 

 

Only a Child wins at the 28th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS)

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"Only a Child" is the winning film of the SWR OnlineFilm Audience Award After the official end of the 28th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film on May 9, 2021, viewers accredited for ONLINE+ and ONLINE PRO were able to enjoy almost the entire content of the media library until May 16, 2021. The OnlineFestival.ITFS.de website had almost 250,000 page views by more than 6,800 users from a total of 63 countries between May 3 to 16, with an addition of almost 100,000 page v...

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Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) final call ends may 30

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2021 AIFF Call for Submissions  May 31, 2021 Late Submission   The Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) based in Arlington, Massachusetts is pleased to announce the Eleventh Annual Call for Submissions featuring the work of independent and student filmmakers from Massachusetts, USA, and the Global Community. AIFF is a juried festival welcoming  submissions of feature-length and short film...

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Paleochora Lost World Short Film Festival  
June 5-10, 2021

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Paleochora Lost World Short Film Festival launched its 1st edition in June 2019 to a spectacular success. The Festival enjoyed packed audiences at all screenings and played host to 22 visiting Filmmakers & Industry guests from as far afield as Brazil, USA, France, Ireland, UK, Germany, Greece & Iran. Check out our photos here as well as the Festival Vibe & interview videos on our YouTube Channel (Copy & Paste the link):

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The 'Lost World' of Paleochora nestles between the Mountains and Sea in South West Crete and is the perfect location for Filmmakers to convene to show their work, network with colleagues and enjoy our fabulous Cretan hospitality. We may be at the most southern point of Europe, but there are BIG Film things happening here and on the entire Island of Crete. Our main aim will be to select films which focus on great storytelling, whether fiction, documentary or any other accepted genre.

Screenings are held Under the Stars in the Town Hall Square with daytime programmes held at the fabulous Pearl Cavo oceanside venue.

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French Riviera Film Festival 

July 10 – 11, 2021
 

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The third annual French Riviera Film Festival will recognize and celebrate short form content created for film, television, Web and all digital platforms. In the glamorous South of France setting, FRFF invites filmmakers from around the globe to participate in the two day festival that includes screenings, VIP receptions, awards ceremony and closing gala party. FRFF will place the spotlight on the best short form filmed content during the time period of the annual Festival de Cannes. A prestigious jury panel will select Best Drama Short, Best Comedy Short, Best Documentary Short, Best Animation Short, Best Experimental Short, Audience Favorite Award, Best Director Award, Best Actor Award, Best Actress Award, as well as special Industry Awards. Attendees and participants will include filmmakers, industry executives, celebrities, media and influencers.  https://filmfreeway.com/FrenchRivieraFilmFestival

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"THE BEST FOR FESTS :
ONES TO WATCH FOR FESTIVAL CONSIDERATION

Phil Liggett The Voice of Cycling
Documentary created by Nickolas Bird, Eleanor Sharpe, the filmmakers behind MAMIL (Middle Aged Men In Lycra) written by Eleanor Sharpe.

Documlentary Australia April 2021 1h 54

The life of legendary television commentator Phil Liggett MBE is inextricably entwined with the history of professional cycling. During a career that has spanned five decades, 15 Olympic games and 47 Tours de France, Phil Liggett has been there for every key moment in cycling over the last half century. The heroic triumphs, the appalling tragedies, the scandals and the controversies; Phil has seen it all, and told us about it with passion, knowledge and his trademark wit. As much as anyone, Phil Liggett has shaped the way the world sees cycling. #TheVoiceOfCycling

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Aliens on Halloween by Riker Lynch
29 / 39 or 43 minutes, short comedy April 2021

In an attempt to snatch a sample of human DNA, two clueless aliens come down to Earth and crash a Halloween party in Hollywood.

 

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Zero Gravity USA first film directed by Thomas Verrette

74 minutes First feature documentary USA April 2021

A diverse group of middle-school students go on the journey of a lifetime when they compete in a nationwide competition sponsored by MIT to code satellites aboard the International Space Station.

Zero Gravity is a feature documentary that follows a diverse group of middle-school students from San Jose, CA, who compete in a nationwide tournament to code satellites aboard the International Space Station.
 
Seen through the wondrous eyes of three diverse young students and their first-time coach, they each take an intimate and personal journey to space as their team grows from amateur coders to representing California in the ISS Finals Tournament — the culmination of a summer-long adventure that sees their incredible accomplishment performed by astronauts in orbit.

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The Sound of Us directed by Chris Gero

"The Sound of Us" illustrates that during this critical time in world and U.S. history, music gives sound to hope and courage, allows us to grieve and be honest, and is the great, universal language that unites us all.

As the world grapples with unrest the profound truth remains that, through music, we are not alone.

The Sound of Us weaves inspiring stories about the beauty and goodness of music with interviews and performances by artists such as Ben Folds, Sarah McLachlan, Avery*Sunshine, Eric Whitacre, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Hiromi, Antonio Sanchez, Butch Walker, Will Wells, Patti Smith, and many more. Combined, these powerful vignettes illustrate how music heals us, gives us hope for the future through our children, keeps our heritage and history alive, allows us to have the most difficult of conversations, sheds light on current struggles, and continues to invite us back to the thing that unites us all - music.

The film is directed by Chris Gero, a Grammy nominated, American music industry executive, concert producer, record producer, songwriter, film director and composer, founder of Yamaha Entertainment Group of America and Chief Artist Relations Executive for Yamaha Artist Relations Group

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Only Human HOMO Directed by Igor Ivanov

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Homo Adorans, Homo Amans , Homo Economicus, Homo Faber, Homo Ludens,Homo Ridens : which one are you which one are they really?

ONLY HUMAN – Homo… stages six profiles in six sequencess  cleverly interwoven. One dramatic story in 6 episodes featuring desperate characters in their quest for survival and love, or redemption. The jobless graduate becomes a grave-digger, the grieving widow a nun, the priests gamble and gangsters rule the courts. Only the lonely child may find some affection when hope springs eternal.

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Safeguard: An Electoral College Story Documentary by Matthew Taylor

USA September 2020 77minutes

How do United States' presidential elections really work? And what would happen if we changed the rules? In Safeguard: An Electoral College Story, award-winning filmmaker M.A. Taylor answers those questions.

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ANGIE: LOST GIRLS by Julia Verdin

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USA, 107 minutes, June 2020

One girl’s nightmare. A nationwide reality.

After escaping from a sex trafficking ring, one teenage girl struggles to reconnect with herself and her family after her ordeal. Ultimately, in order to find herself and rescue her helpless friends, she must confront her own fears and help lead the police to her traffickers - no matter the cost.

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FINDING MANNY by Kacey Cox

Canada, 56 minutes documentary, june 2020

The chance discovery of an online article sends a Holocaust survivor on an unexpected trip to visit the orphanage where he was rescued to after the war.
 
Manny Drukier narrowly escaped the war by jumping from a “death train” at age 16, finding refuge at a unique home for orphans and displaced children. 71 years later, Manny—who lives in Toronto—is tracked down by a German researcher who has dedicated a decade of her life to locating the surviving children from the home. She invites Manny to return to the orphanage, which has since become a grade school, to share his story with the next generation. Manny must now revisit the places of his darkest memories, to reconcile the past and educate the future.
 

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BLUE MOTEL Award winning script by Ted Campbell
Feature film in production by Doval Bacall Films

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Grand Winner Your Script Produced season 1  Platinum Remi Award WorldFest Houston

When his bank robber father injured in a recent heist seeks refuge at the desolate motel where he works, a motel clerk is forced to confront the truth behind a botched heist from his past.

Originally from Boston, Mass, Ted Campbell is a screenwriter and director who specializes in thoughtful, character driven thrillers. Ted will direct his heist thriller "Underground" with producer Ellen Wander of Film Bridge International. His contained, crime thriller “Blue Motel” won the Grand Prize in Your Script Produced screenplay competition. Ted will direct “Blue Motel” with Doval Bacall Films producing. Ted is a member of ISA’s Development Program. And was named to ISA’s Top 25 Screenwriters To Watch list.

Ted finds inspiration in the works of the great noir writers Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler and Ross MacDonald as well as his screenwriting idols Scott Frank, Shane Black, Tony Gilroy and Richard Wenk.

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SAVING NORTH - A RUSSIAN AMERICAN ODYSSEY by J Mitchell Johnson
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Russia USA Feature documentary April 2020 Director's cut: 79 minutes

What happened, what can happen to the centuries old amazing wooden churches in north of Russia. Photographer Richard Davies trips to Russia and USA tell stories on human soul, hope and russian american…cooperation in restoring beauty.

Saving North is the story of a struggle for human and cultural survival in the mysterious and insular world of the Russian North. An outsider from England, photographer Richard Davies, enters this mysterious and vast region of the world with the hope of documenting both the glory and the tragic demise of its rapidly disappearing Wooden Churches. 

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SEKURITAS written and directed by Carmen Stadler

Romantic dark comedy 117 minutes 2019 Switzerland

Starring Kathrin Veith, Duraid Abbas Ghaieb, Jeanne Devos, Daniel Kasztura, Vilmar Bieri, This Maag

First feature film by Swiss director Carmen Stadler, produced by Claudia Wick for Abrakadabra Films AG

An office complex wishes for a love story before demolition. It chooses the lonely misfits for this story; those who go through security rounds at night, scrub toilets, experiment with recipes or rehearse their final speech. A poetic and twisted kaleidoscope that centers around desire, security and melodious noises which move through the entire fabric of the building.

 

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Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible written  and directed by Matthew Taylor

USA 2019 Documentary 89 minutes

Duchamp: Art of the Possible is a feature documentary that explores the life, art, and philosophy of the 20th century’s most influential modernists, Marcel Duchamp, and how his work single-handedly changed the course of art, and over time, culture itself.
 

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Des partenariats forts avec les plus grands festivals et marchés
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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 ..  
 

Première utilisation de la Deep Tech Kinetix dans le JT de TF1

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Sa solution d'animation 3D assistée par l'I.A testée dans la rubrique "Demain" du 20H Dans le cadre de sa participation à la sixième édition du programme Media Lab de TF1 à Station F, Kinetix, start-up pionnière de l'animation 3D assistée par de l'IA, expérimente sa solution au sein des rédactions du Groupe TF1. Ce dernier souhaite développer l'incorporation d'animations 3D aux cont...
 

 

Le festival GABES CINÉMA FEN - 18 au 26 juin 2021, Gabès, Tunisie-

 
Le festival GABES CINÉMA FEN PROPOSE une programmation alternative  autour de l'image en mouvement sous ses diverses formes. Il réunit le cinéma, l'art vidéo et la réalité virtuelle dans un dialogue sans entraves.  Un festival unique en son genre dans la région MENA.       ...
 

Rétrospective d'une perspective: les films de Martin Ziegler du 16 au 22 juin au Saint André des Arts :

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"Le cinéma n'est pas un film. C'est le lieu pour regarder un film. Un film est une oeuvre. D'un film à l'autre je me suis libéré du dit 'cinéma'." M. Ziegler   "Dès les premiers films de Martin Ziegler j'ai été attirée par leur authenticité. Ce cinéaste atypique, d'un film à l'autre, évolue dans une dimension qui tranche ...
 

L'Industrie Magnifique du 3 au 13 juin à Strasbourg

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Dans 10 jours, 30 œuvres d'Art monumentales s'installent sur 20 places publiques de Strasbourg. Toutes sont le fruit d'une cocréation de plus de 18 mois entre un artiste et une entreprise mécène. Au total, pas moins de 35 entreprises mécènes et plus de 70 artistes ont créé cette exposition grandeur nature. Du 3 au 13 juin, L'Industrie Magnifique livre ainsi sa seconde édition et signe la relance Culture...
 

 

Le Festival du Cinéma Espagnol de Nantes se poursuit dans les salles dès le 21 mai !

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  En mai & juin, le Festival du Cinéma Espagnol de Nantes se poursuit dans les salles de cinéma Le Festival du Cinéma Espagnol de Nantes se déroule cette année de façon hybride. Après avoir proposé en ligne 30 films et une quinzaine de rencontres vidéo avec les réalisateurs des films en compétition, l’événement renoue avec les salles de cinéma dès le vendredi 21 mai. Le t...
 

Une expo pour les 25 ANS de DREAMWORKS ANIMATION au chateau de Voltaire

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EXPOSITION « HORS LES MURS » AU CHÂTEAU DE VOLTAIRE Ferney-Voltaire 10 juin - 31 août 2021   C'est au cœur du Pays de Gex, à l'initiative de son Office du Tourisme, que l'exposition 25 ans de DreamWorks Animation sera présentée dans le superbe écrin du Château de Voltaire à Ferney-Voltaire dès sa réouverture. Créée par l'équipe du Musée Art L...
 

Des nouvelles du FIFMA

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  FIFMA | 38ème édition | 1-5 décembre 2021 Chantier en cours... L'année 2020 nous a projeté dans une situation de surprise et de stupéfaction face à une crise sanitaire mondiale, mais aussi plus particulièrement dans le coeur de nos métiers dédiés à la culture. En 2021, nous ne pouvons nier que les choses s'installent. Certains festivals auront été annulés pour leur deux...
 

21.05.2021 | Docs on the Spot's blog

OH MY DOC ! Le nouveau label du documentaire lancé par France Culture

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OH MY DOC ! Le label du documentaire lancé par France Culture, La Cinémathèque du documentaire, Les Ecrans, Mediapart et Tënk Les films documentaires, ancrés dans le présent et aux prises avec l'époque, sont des preuves de vitalité de la création et des témoignages précieux de notre temps. Archive, analyse, poésie, distance et plongée dans le réel, le documentaire est une forme cinéma...
 

 

Save the Date: Festival Les Ecrans de Chine 2021 11 ème édition début Octobre

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Festival européen de documentaires chinois -  à Paris les 1er, 2e et 3e octobre 2021 Paris-Munich-Milano-Roma-Angers L’édition 2021 du festival: la 11e année
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Les inscriptions ont ouvertes pour le Cartoon Forum 2021

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  Cartoon Forum 2021 arrive maintenant à grands pas. Ayant bon espoir que la situation le permette, nous avons prévu de l'organiser "en réel" à Toulouse (France). Quel plaisir dès à présent de penser que nous aurons enfin l'occasion de nous revoir face à face (dans les conditions sanitaires appropriées bien entendu). Organiser des événements en temps de pandémie est un vé...
 
 

Nine Perfect Strangers avec Nicole Kidman et Melissa McCarthy, sera diffusé en exclusivité sur Amazon Prime Video

 
Nine Perfect Strangers avec Nicole Kidman et Melissa McCarthy, sera diffusé en exclusivité sur Amazon Prime Video dans certains pays et territoires du monde entier Produite par les équipes de Big Little Lies et The Undoing, Nine Perfect Strangers est une série en huit épisodes adaptée du roman éponyme et best-seller du New York Times de l’auteure australienne Liane Moriarty. Elle sera disponible en exclusivité pour les mem...
 

Amazon Studios greenlight la deuxième saison de la série fantastique The Wheel of Time

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Alors que le tournage de la première saison s’achève en République tchèque, Amazon Studios a annoncé le greenlight de la deuxième saison de la série fantastique The Wheel of Time, adaptée des best-sellers de Robert Jordan. Les deux saisons, coproduites par Amazon Studios et Sony Pictures Television, seront exclusivement diffusées sur Amazon Prime Video dans plus de 240 pays et territoires du monde entier.   «...
 

 

Le Festival La Rochelle Cinéma (Fema) se tiendra du 25 juin au 4 Juillet

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‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌   Photo : First Cow, Kelly Reichardt Chères amies, Chers amis, C'est avec une grande joie que nous vous confirmons aujourd'hui la bonne tenue du prochain Festival La Rochelle Cinéma (Fema) qui aura lieu du 25 juin au 4 juillet prochains. Afin ...
 

 

La 24e édition de Valence scénario - Festival international des scénaristes: en présentiel du 8 au 12 juin

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Les accréditations professionnelles au MIIE - Marché International de l'Image et de l'Écrit et celles pour les auteurs en voie de professionnalisation à l'Espace Bleus sont ouvertes. Découvrez également les Présidents des jurys 2021.   ...
 

 

h364 acquiert Fragments Distribution et se lance en long métrage

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Crédit photo : Rolly Assal Jean-Christophe J. Lamontagne et Stéphanie Demers sont fiers de s’associer pour faire l’acquisition du catalogue de Fragments Distribution et lancer une nouvelle branche consacrée au long métrage, dirigée de manière bicéphale au sein d’h364.   En plus de poursuivre la mission de Fragments, cette association permettra d’accompagner les cinéastes dans leur passage du cour...

 

Digital Gym

VIDEO Bruno Chatelin et le CAS MARKETING du lancement de Boyz'n The Hood à Cannes

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Interview video de Bruno Chatelin pendant le Festival de Cannes (virtuel) 2020! L'histoire du lancement du film Boyz'n The Hood à Cannes que j adore raconter car c est l un des plus beaux contes de fées qu il ma été donné de rencontrer dans ma carière de distributeur de films! Une voie royale ouverte par Cannes qui a conduit le film et son réalisateur, John Singleton, jusqu 'aux Oscars... The Boyz'n The Hood launch in Cannes tol... 

 

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