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French Riviera Film Festival Announces 2024 Award Recipients

The sixth annual French Riviera Film Festival, celebrating short film and short-form content from around the globe, has unveiled the 2024 award winners. The event was highlighted by special award presentations to Argentine actor Martin Rodriguez (Netflix's Griselda), who received the Industry Excellence Award; and actress Lang Khê Tran, star of the Cannes Official Selection, Miguel Gomes' Grand Tour, who&n...

VIDEO: Prix de la Citoyenneté Award Ceremony - Cannes 2024

The Prix de la Citoyenneté is a prize awarded to a film in the Cannes official selection that best showcases humanism, secularism and universalism. This year's jury consisted Valérie Donzelli, Agathe Bonitzer, Isabelle Chenu, Claus Drexel and Frédéric Sojcher. The 2024 Prix de la Citoyenneté was awarded to the film Bird by Andrea Arnold.   More about the Prix de la Citoyenneté   Bird: h...

VIDEO: Un Certain Regard 2024 Award Ceremony

Celebrating a cinema of discoveries, the mission of Un Certain Regard is to bring out new trends, new paths and new countries of cinema. The 2024 selection offered 18 feature films including 8 first films which also compete for the Caméra d'or. When the Light Breaks by Rúnar Rúnarsson opened this year. Chaired by the Canadian actor, director, screenwriter and producer Xavier Dolan, the Jury is made up of the French-Senegalese screenwriter and director Ma&i...

SoundTrack Cologne 21 Lifetime Achievement Award for Gustavo Santaolalla

The Lifetime Achievement Award of the twenty-first edition of STC goes to the two-time Academy award winner Gustavo Santaolalla. The composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist will attend SoundTrack_Cologne 21 from the 3rd to the 5th of July. On Wednesday, 3rd of July, Santaolalla will present his German Netflix-series Liebes Kind (Dear Child). He will share the stage with Isabel Kleefeld (director / creative producer and showrunner), Renata Salazar Ivancan (editor), Tom Spieß (produ...

Kering and the Festival de Cannes to present the 2024 Women In Motion Emerging Talent Award to Malaysian director Amanda Nell Eu

Photo credit: © Alfonse Chiu Kering and the Festival de Cannes are proud to present the 2024 Women In Motion Emerging Talent Award to Malaysian filmmaker Amanda Nell Eu, selected by Swiss director and 2023 Emerging Talent awardee Carmen Jaquier. Since 2019, the promising female director is chosen by the preceding Award winner to follow in her footsteps and receive this prize, which includes a grant of €50,000 to support the creation of her next film project. The presentation will...

The Awards of the 31st Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS)

With ITFS 2024, a week full of animation comes to an end on Sunday  Packed cinemas, enthusiastic audiences, and a positive summary The 31st Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) came to a successful close in the evening with the grand awards ceremony. For six days, the animation industry gathered in Stuttgart, and the festival delighted filmmakers, industry visitors, and animation fans from around the world. This year's ITFS featured numerous innovations, including ...

The Awards of the 43rd Istanbul Film Festival

The 43rd Istanbul Film Festival, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and sponsored by N Kolay, was concluded with an award ceremony held on 28 April at Atlas 1948. A total of 51 films competed in the international and national competitions of the festival.   At the award ceremony, the winners of the International and National Competitions, the National Short Film and National Documentary Competitions, the Young Master Award, Seyfi Teoman Best Debut Film Prize...

Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival announced the winners of 2024

The 19th edition of the Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival (HÕFF) crowns Wander to Wonder (dir. Nina Grantz)  as the Méliés Short Film Competition winner and Sander Maran's Chainsaws were Singing as the best Estonian genre film.   The Silver Méliés of the biggest genre festival in Baltics went to Wander to Wonder by Nina Grantz. The jury said: "We award the Méliés d’argent to thi...

FOCUS ASIA 2024 - Japanese project POLARIS wins the TAICCA/Focus Asia Co-Production Award!

FOCUS ASIA 2024 Over 200 participants from 35 territories, 11 projects in development, 6 works in progress, over 300 one to one meetings.   Japanese project POLARIS, the new feature directed by Yoko Yamanaka and produced by Shoichiro Kawashima (TWENTY FIRST CITY INC), wins the TAICCA/Focus Asia Co-Production Award!   UDINE – With over 200 participants from 35 territories, 11 projects in development, 6 works in progress, 3 days of panels & case studies and over 300 o...

The Doc Alliance Award 2024 nominees are out!

The 16 films competing for this year's Doc Alliance Award are out! 8 feature-length and 8 short films are chosen by the 8 film festivals, from the Doc Alliance as well as this year’s guest festival. The Doc Alliance Award is endowed with 5,000 EUR (Best Feature) and 3,000 EUR (Best Short). The winners will be presented at the award ceremony of this year’s guest festival Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Kyiv (31 May - 9 June 2024). The Doc Alli...

‘A Fragile Flower’ Takes Top Honors At 7th Edition of the New Delhi Film Festival, Presented by Jaipur International Film Festiv

    Executive Producers Rakesh Tammabattula and Dr. Jacqueline Nguyen Photo: Tshombe Sampson     A Fragile Flower, the first ever Vietnamese feature film produced entirely in the United States, has received top honors at the 2024 New Delhi Film Festival. A Fragile Flower was named Top 3rd Feature Film, International Competition at the festival’s awards ceremony held on March 28 in New Delhi. The film was the only Vietnamese film awar...

Make Believe: Year Two Award Winners announced

Make Believe: Year Two was one for the books, and we want to thank all of the volunteers, filmmakers, and audiences who helped make it so special. This year we are unveiling our SPIRITUS AWARD, which is our version of a Golden Lion or Palme d’Or, which best represents the spirit of the fest. Including our Fangoria, Mindbreaker & Spiritus Awards!͏ MAKE BELIEVE: YEAR TWO AWARD WINNERS     SHORTS     ...

Winners Movies that Matter Festival 2024

Radical by Christopher Zalla,  Asmae El Moudir’s The Mother of All Lies win Grand Jury Awards at  Movies that Matter Festival 2024 Other winners include Mediha by Hasan Oswald and Mediha Ibrahim Alhamad; Kix by Bálint Révész and Dávid Mikulán; Eddyʼs oorlog by Joost van der Valk; and Mast-del by Maryam Tafakory On Wednesday, 27 March the Movies that Matter Festival announced the winners of its 16th edition during the award ceremony at The...

Maya wins a very special award at NY Socially Relevant Film Festival

The 11th Edition of the SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival in-person section closed on March 18, at the National Arts Club in New York. The Festival opened at the Maysles Cinema on March 13 and ran at MRHS and Cinema Village. The festival covers social issues totaling 53 films this year. The Official Selection is accessible online through the festival website. The main themes are 100 Years of Armenian Cinema, Black History, BIPOC films, Aging and Disability, Women, LGBTQI+,...

Awards of Cinélatino 2024 Professional Platform

PROFESSIONAL PLATFORM  CINÉLATINO 2024 FILM IN PROGRESS 43  & FILM IN DEVELOPMENT 19 AWARDS   Film in progress proposes to contribute, with pragmatism and efficiency, to the completion of the selected films, and exposes these films to international visibility in the professional environment in order to facilitate their circulation and distribution.     ...

Series Mania Forum closes with record numbers and a stronger global presence than ever before

  SERIES MANIA : We've had another fantastic week in Lille, both at the festival and at Séries Mania Forum. The figures are almost in, and we've already exceeded 98,000 spectators - a 15% increase on last year!   As for the Forum, 4,200 professionals from 72 countries gathered at Lille Grand Palais.   This year, new countries took to the festival's red carpet (Latvia, New Zealand, South Africa, Taiwan), and international stars such as Patrici...

Dublin International Film Festival Awards announced

That’s a Wrap! Thank you to all of our guests, partners, funders, venues and to you, the fabulous audiences. That’s a wrap for this year!   The 2024 festival welcomed 19,200 people across 10 days, screening 138 films from 50 countries, shown across 14 venues. It featured an expanded programme with 16 public events, 15 industry events, and 40 post-screening Q&As.     Submissions for DIFF 2025 open in May 2024!     See ...

New York International Children’s Film Festival Award Winners

And the winners are... The results are finally in: please join us in congratulating the 2024 New York International Children’s Film Festival Award Winners, based on YOUR votes!           Audience Awards   ...

Winners announced at SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY - 11th edition

The 11th annual edition of SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY in-person section closed on Monday, March 18, with an Awards Ceremony at the beautiful National Arts Club, hosted by the Club’s Moving Image Committee and Chair Nina Urban. In the presence of over 140 attendees, including club members, filmmakers, jury members, and friends, the screening of the last block of short films Before the Oil, ByKids: Beekeeper, and SeaMonster was followed immediately by the Awards Ceremony...

In Celebration of 10th Anniversary, Bentonville FilmFest Foundation announces their Grant Recipients

Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Foundation (BFFoundation), announced the second annual beneficiaries of their two filmmaking grants totaling $45,000. A BFF alumni shorts filmmaker, Gabrielle Roberts, was awarded the M&M’S For All Funkind Grant totaling $20,000 and the team behind the upcoming indie feature Nuked received a $25,000 grant for the See It, Be It, Make It Filmmaker Grant presented by NBCUniversal. The BFFoundation is a non-profit organization focused year-round o...

Punto de Vista 2024 Winners

Kumjana Novakova’s Silence of Reason wins the Grand Prize for Best Film The international jury of the eighteenth Punto de Vista International Documentary Film Festival of Navarra, made up of Ruth Somalo, Jorge Villacorta and Ainara Elgoibar, after watching the entries in the Official Section has decided to award the following prizes: ...

Levante is the winner of BFM 41! Best Doc Prize goes to The Golden Thread.

  Levante/Power Alley by Lillah Halla (Brazil, France, Uruguay, 2023) is the winner of the main competition Mostra Concorso of the 42nd edition of Bergamo Film Meeting. Chosen by the audience, the film will receive the Bergamo Film Meeting Prize, worth 5,000 €.  The international jury, composed of Michelangelo Frammartino (director), Vaida Kazlauskaitė (project coordinator European Film Forum Scanorama - Vilnius) and Paola Raiman (fi...

And the SXSW winners are:

The SXSW Film & TV Festival announces winners across various categories, including Narrative Feature Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, Design Awards, and Special Awards during the annual Film & TV Awards ceremony. Short Film Program winners, eligible for Jury Awards, and Film and TV categories eligible for Audience Awards, will be certified by Maxwell Locke & Ritter. Meet the 2024 Jurors for this year’s Narrative and Documentary Feature competitions, Shorts Progr...

The Accolade Global Film Competition Announces Latest Winners! March 2024 Season

  The Accolade Global Film Competition Announces Latest Winners!   Rick Prickett, Competition Director 858-454-9868   La Jolla, CA, March 2024 – The awards go to those filmmakers, television producers and videographers who produce fresh, standout entertainment and compelling documentaries. The Accolade is an international awards competition that honors those who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and ...

Second edition of Sony Future Filmmaker Awards 2024 closes to great success and announces jury panel

Creo is delighted to reveal the panel of judges for the Sony Future Filmmaker Awards 2024. The competition for the sophomore edition of the major annual program for short films and filmmakers, which closed earlier this month, provides a gateway for the development of cinematic talent from across the globe.   Following a celebrated launch edition in 2023, this year the Sony Future Filmmaker Awards competition ran from June 15, 2023 to February 15, 2024, receiving more than double the num...


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