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Koji Fukada guest of honor at the 28th Vesoul IFF of Asian Cinemas

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Koji Fukada complete world premiere (February 1 – 8, 2022). Koji Fukada, Japanese director in his forties, has renewed the cinema of the Rising Sun over the past twenty years. Through hard work, he has become the emerging Japanese filmmaker of the twenty-first century. The 28th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinemas has carried out a search for all copies of the films of this talented director in order to present all of his work. Screening the complete films of a fil...

Europa! Europa Film Festival screens in Australian cinemas from Feb 4

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  Europa! Europa is set to bring the very best of European cinema to Australian shores for the first time from February 4-27 2022. From international film festival favourites, to star-studded blockbusters and subversive works by Europe’s most celebrated auteurs, Europa! Europa presents 3 weeks of entertaining Australian premiere screenings, live music and special events. Featuring 43 films from 32 countries, the festival brings Europe’s most innovative, a...

Film Green Bay Announces the “Festival Around Town”- bringing Independent Film to your Neighborhood

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  Film Green Bay is excited to announce the kickoff of the 2022 Green Bay Film Festival with the "FESTIVAL AROUND TOWN" series every Thursday in February. This special series allows us to partner with local businesses in the Greater Green Bay area, showcase independent films and support local artists. Caitlin Schuchart, Festival Director stated: “Creating the opportunity for our community to have access to independent films throughout the year is our goal. Part...

51st International Film Festival Rotterdam kicked off Online

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We at the press office look forward to welcoming you to IFFR 2022. Read on for an introduction to our Press & Industry Selection 2022, watching films, requesting interviews and practical information.   Festival Scope Pro: Press & Industry screenings Accredited press can watch titles from our Press & Industry Selection 2022 on Festival Scope Pro from 26 January to 14 February. An invitation with instructions on how to access Festival Scope Pro will be sent to you...

Shortlists in 10 categories announced for the 94th Academy Awards®

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  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced shortlists in 10 categories for the 94th Academy Awards®: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, International Feature Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound and Visual Effects.  Download shortlists by category here. DOCUMENTARY FEATURE Fifteen films will advance in the Documentary Feature category for the 94th...

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today launched “Seen,” a new interview series

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ACADEMY LAUNCHES “SEEN,” A NEW INTERVIEW SERIES FOCUSED ON LATINX ARTISTS AND FILMMAKERS Featuring candid conversations with John Leguizamo, Eva Longoria  and Edward James Olmos, hosted by journalist Nick Barili   The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today launched “Seen,” a new interview series that follows Argentinean-American journalist, director, writer and producer Nick Barili as he sits down for one-on-one conversations with some of th...

276 feature films are eligible for the 2021 Academy Awards®

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276 FEATURE FILMS IN CONTENTION FOR 94TH ACADEMY AWARDS® Two hundred seventy-six feature films are eligible for the 2021 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. To be eligible for consideration under rules provisions implemented for the 94th Academy Awards year only, feature films may open in a commercial motion picture theater in at least one of six U.S. metropolitan areas: Los Angeles County; the City of New York; the Bay Area; Chicag...

The Shortest Month Begins, the Locarno Shorts Weeks Return

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  It’s the fourth time running for the Locarno Film Festival’s off-season, on-demand program, which extends the event’s horizons beyond the summer edition. On February 1-28, these 22 shorts will provide a taste of cinema while waiting for August, when the Festival, with features and shorts, will celebrate its 75th anniversary. We watched them, we loved them, we gave them prizes, and now we start over, watching them again. Or for the first time, if you missed t...

The Locarno75 Retrospective will be dedicated to Douglas Sirk

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  The first piece to fall into place for the upcoming 75th anniversary edition of the Locarno Film Festival (3-13 August 2022) is the Retrospective, dedicated to master filmmaker Douglas Sirk, 35 years after his death. Valuable and previously unpublished documents from the archives of the Cinémathèque suisse will provide the key to unlocking a fresh critical interpretation, reviewing the historical context of a filmmaker rediscovered and much admired by the French N...

Time to submit your work for the 2022 Cannes XR x VeeR Future Award Competition!

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Deadline: 3 March 2022 Cannes XR, the Marché du Film's program dedicated to immersive technologies and cinematographic content, is delighted to announce its 3rd-year partnership with leading global VR content platform VeeR.  The 2022 Cannes XR x VeeR Future Award Competition will feature a curated selection of this year’s most innovative and captivating VR works and celebrate each creator's achievements in cinematic VR. This year we welcome all...

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