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LATC Announces Revamped & Online Edition of its Annual Global Film & TV Program

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    LATC Los Angeles Program Coordinator, Vanessa McMahon, attended 2021 Cannes Film Festival. On July 26, in Rio de Janeiro and Los Angeles, Latin American Training Center- LATC, announced the new Online Global Film & TV Program from October 17th to 30th, 2021.   Registration is now open! Over two weeks, participants will have opportunities to learn, exchange experiences and network with well-known industry professionals, through panels, master classes, ...

Dusty Hill of ZZ Top bows out at age 72

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by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent One of the brightest lights of Classic Rock left the planet on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, and this is Dusty Hill from ZZ Top. Recently it was reported that Hill was stepping back from the band for health-related reasons, and now the gravity of those complications is clear. Co-head of the band Billy Gibbons announced the band will mourn but go on in his honor. Because the news is just breaking wide, here's a tribute that suits a legend. From...

Cannes Classics restorations: OSCAR MICHEAUX – THE SUPERHERO OF BLACK FILMMAKING

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Italy's “Il Cinema Ritrovato’s” labs were involved in the restoration of some of the films at Cannes Classics such as the films of Oscar Micheaux, the most successful African-American filmmaker of the first half of the 20th century.  Other restored films at Cannes Classics: https://ace-film.eu/ace-members-at-cannes-classics-2021/    A new outstanding documentary was shown during the screening of Murder in Harlem (1935) that put his work in context:&n...

Peter Wollen's "Friendship's Death" at Cannes Classics in restored 4K print

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" Friendship's Death" (UK 1987) was part of the Cannes Classic series directed by Peter Wollen who made films with Laura Mulvey. It stars Tilda Swinton as an alien named "Friendship" who was on hand to introduce the film and hadn't seen it on a big screen since 1986.Wollen was a film teacher at Columbia and one of his students with Katherine Bigelow: "He was great. He’s illuminating. Until I met him I was just looking at light reflected on a screen. After ...

LATC Announces Revamped & Online Edition of its Annual Global Film & TV Program

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  July 26. Rio de Janeiro and Los Angeles. The Latin American Training Center- LATC is pleased to announce the new Online Global Film & TV Program from October 17th to 30th, 2021.   Registration is now open! Over two weeks, participants will have opportunities to learn, exchange experiences and network with well-known industry professionals, through panels, master classes, online meetings, pitching training, and the Pitch Panel. Emerging filmmakers, as well as...

Submit your films for Tricky Women/Tricky Realities 2022 now!

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  Our call is open! Animated films for Tricky Women/Tricky Realities 2022 can be entered until 4 October 2021. The Tricky Women/Tricky Realities International Competition is a seismograph of independent filmmaking by women* worldwide. The next edition of the festival will take place from 9 to 13 March 2022. We are proud to announce a new award: The Maria Lassnig Golden Film Reel will be awarded for the very first time in 2022 for an outstanding animation. Sponsored by the Maria Lass...

Symposium European Film Factory

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European Film Factory Symposium   The European Film Factory is celebrating its first year of existence with a symposium on film education from July 26 to 28, 2021 in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) in partnership with the EducaTIFF section of the Transylvania International Film Festival (TIFF).   This European meeting will be divided in two parts, and it will be an opportunity to highlight the importance of film education in the school and extra-curricular life of young Europeans. On July 26...

Apichatpong Weerasethakul's "Memoria" wins Cannes Jury Prize

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Memoria is a film of exceptional quality directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul starring Tilda Swinton. Upon receiving the Jury Prize Weerasethakul said that the two of them have an important and vital collaboration that they will be continuing in future films. Swinton plays Jessica Holland, an Englishwoman living in Medellín who runs a flower orchard. She visits her sister who is in the hospital in Bogota and begins hearing a haunting booming noise. She has Her...

Future Frames: spotlight on young up-and-coming european directors at Karlovy Vary

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  EFP FUTURE FRAMES - Generation NEXT of European Cinema will be presenting ten selected films directed by some of the most promising European film students and graduates at the 55th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) which will be held from 20 to 28 August 2021. The filmmakers are nominated by their countries' national film promotion institutes, with the final selection being done by KVIFF’s artistic director Karel Och and his programme team. The young directors ...

Last call for the 12th Corinth Peloponnese International Film Festival "BRIDGES"

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  Invitation to participate with your short and feature films at the 12th Corinth Peloponnese International Film Festival "BRIDGES".       Taking into account the data for social distancing, the twelfth event of the Corinth Peloponnese International Film Festival "BRIDGES", will take place from August 28 to September 5. The Festival will be held in the beautiful Ancient Corinth and will be hosted in the open space of the Cultural Center "Anastasi...

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