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Looking forward to jury duty at World Trailer Awards!

Bruno Chatelin is happy to be a judge for the second edition of the World Trailer Awards / 25 February 2023 . Voting member : European Film Academy (former  Board Member); Les Cesar voting member since 1987, Académie des Lumières. Fest Forums Advisory Board Member, International Film Festival Summit Advisory Board Member. Board Member on a few Festivals BIFF, CIFF, Animaze - le MIAFF, Houston WorldFest, Co- Founder of Animation Day in Cannes French ...

Three of the Best Poker Scenes in Cinema

Photo by Jeremy Yap on Unsplash The poker table is a great way to build cinematic tension. Involving psychology, elements of luck, and very often, high stakes, lots of movies from spy thrillers to comedies have used the game as a narrative device. However, creating a great scene from a card game is not easy. Below, we give the best poker scenes in cinema history.  Maverick This movie takes the casino back to the old west, where Mel Gibson stars as poker player Bret...

Submissions open for the Julien Dubuque Film Festival: April 26 – 30, 2023

Regular Deadline: December 12, 2022  We are now accepting submissions for the 2023Julien Dubuque Film Festival and awarding over $35,000! You can submit your film via filmfreeway, or contact us for more information.   Email I  467 Bluff Street Dubuque, IA 52001 United States I Website I Profile on I Facebook I Twitter I SUBMIT   RANKED AGAIN IN 2022 AS ONE OF...

Nicole Kidman will receive the 49th AFI Life Achievement Award

America’s Highest Honor for a Career in Film to Be Presented at Gala Tribute on June 10, 2023 The American Film Institute (AFI) Board of Trustees announced today that Nicole Kidman will be the recipient of the 49th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film, celebrating her career achievements thus far. The award will be presented to Kidman at a Gala Tribute at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 10, 2023. She is the first Australian actor to recei...

„When the Woodlark Sings“ – Award Winner on the Sweet Democracy Film Awards in Cannes

Our film "When the Woodlark Sings" is the AWARD WINNER in the category BEST MYSTERY FILM on the Sweet Democracy Film Awards in Cannes, France. “When the Woodlark Sings” is also selected in the category BEST SCREENPLAY. The whole film team is thrilled and thankful for the awards!  Watch the trailer: More information: ...

Red Sea International Film Festival Announces Virtual Reality Competition

  The Festival will present a selection of the latest leading immersive experiences in competition, Red Sea: VR will showcase four Saudi projects in collaboration with Ithra’s Creative Solutions Program   The Red Sea International Film Festival announced today the program for their Virtual Reality Competition, celebrating innovative immersive art and entertainment. The program will feature ten virtual reality productions representing the best of international VR creativity f...

Red Sea Souk Project Market and the Red Sea Work-In-Progress juries announced

The Red Sea International Film Festival today unveiled the jury for the Red Sea Souk Project Market and the Red Sea Work-In-Progress. The juries will award several prizes to eligible films to a total value of $400,000, together with several ‘in kind’ awards from two new Red Sea Souk partners.   The three Project Market Jury members will award six Red Sea Souk awards, granted by the Red Sea Fund. Souk projects are eligible for the Development Award (worth $35,000), the Specia...

The Red Sea International Film Festival revealed their Festival Favorites selection

The Red Sea International Film Festival revealed their Festival Favorites selection. These films have been carefully chosen from the world’s best film festivals and will be screened as part of the Red Sea International Film Festival’s programming, bringing the best up-and-coming films from some of the world’s greatest new talents to Jeddah.   The Festival Favorites selection includes a round-up of the year’s international hits from both audiences and critics, as ...

Legendary Indian actor and producer Shah Rukh Khan will receive an Honorary Award at Red Sea Fest

The Red Sea International Film Festival (Red Sea IFF) announced that the legendary Indian actor and producer Shah Rukh Khan will receive an Honorary Award to recognize his exceptional contribution to the film industry at the opening ceremony of the Festival’s second edition in Jeddah, on the Eastern shore of the Red Sea. The Festival is set to run from the 1-10 December and will present 131 feature films and shorts from 61 countries in 41 languages from both established and emerging talent...

Speed Meetings - Meet the projects a nd Lineup from Animation!, Blood Window and Proyecta at Ventana Sur

Register for Speed-Meetings: Meet the Projects Wednesday, November 30 - Friday, December 2 (Onsite) Tuesday, December 6 (Online)   Ventana Sur launches Speed Meetings - Meet the projects in order to connect with the lineup from Animation!, Blood Window and Proyecta. Take your networking game to the next level by booking one-to-one format meetings with professionals related to current projects, thanks to our partner B.square. The meetings will take place from November 30 to Dec...