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18 students voted winners of the 47th Student Academy Awards®

ACADEMY REVEALS 2020 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD® WINNERS The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 18 students as winners of the 47th Student Academy Awards® competition.  This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,474 entries from 207 domestic and 121 international colleges and universities.  The 2020 winners join the ranks of such past Student Academy Award winners as Patricia Cardoso, Pete Docter, Cary Fukunaga, Spike Lee, Trey...

TIFF Tribute Awards - aired on CTV and streamed internationally by Variety

The TIFF Tribute Awards ceremony is an annual fundraiser to support both TIFF’s year-round programming and the organization’s core mission to transform the way people see the world through film. The Awards honour the film industry’s outstanding contributors and their achievements, recognizing leading industry members, acting talent, directorial expertise, new talent, and a below-the-line artist and creator. Watch it on facebook The 2020 TIFF Tribute Award recipient...

VIDEO: French Riviera Film Festival Gala Virtual Awards Ceremony on Sep 19, 5 PM PST: you are invited!

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You are invited to the Awards Ceremony/ Live from the Beverly Hills Hotel Join our host EverTalk TV’s Jezlan Moyet, along with presenters Tony Potts & Shalini Vadhera Potts, and Emmy-winning actor Vincent De Paul, for the French Riviera Film Festival Virtual Awards Ceremony. Presented live from The Beverly Hills Hotel, the event will feature special musical performances by Gotta, Marina V. and Grammy winner Paulina Aguirre, and some surprises. The French Riviera Film...

Awards from the 46th Deauville Fes­ti­val

Vanes­sa Par­adis, pres­i­dent of the Jury of the 46th edi­tion of the Deauville Amer­i­can Film Fes­ti­val, and jury mem­bers Zita Han­rot, Del­phine Horvilleur, Mou­nia Med­dour, Sylvie Pialat, Yann Gon­za­lez, Vin­cent Lacoste, Bruno Poda­ly­dès & Oxmo Puc­ci­no have award­ed the fol­low­ing films:   Grand Prize THE NEST by Sean Durkin (Dis­tri­b­u&sh...

Russian films win two major prizes on the Lido

    The 77th Venice film festival took place at Lido from 2 to 12 September 2020. It was the first major international event for the film industry since the coronavirus pandemic began. Andrey Konchalovsky’s “Dear Comrades” won the Special Jury Prize, and Fillip Yuryev’s “Whaler boy” took the Directors Award of the parallel competition “Venice Days”.   On Saturday an international jury led by Oscar-winning actress Cat...

The press conferences by JURIES and WINNERS of the 77th Venice International Film Festival

The Venezia 77 Jury, chaired by Cate Blanchett, and comprised of Matt Dillon, Veronika Franz, Joanna Hogg, Nicola Lagioia, Christian Petzold and Ludivine Sagnier, having viewed all 18 films in competition, has decided as follows:   GOLDEN LION for Best Film to: NOMADLAND by Chloé Zhao (USA)   SILVER LION - GRAND JURY PRIZE to: NUEVO ORDEN (NEW ORDER) by Michel Franco (Mexico, Fran...

Collateral awards of The 77th Venice Film Festival

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  Independently awarded by associations of film critics, clubs and cultural associations, and cinema professionals. SHARE THIS PAGE ONCOLLATERAL AWARDS ARCA CinemaGiovani Award | ARCA CinemaGiovani Best Film of Venezia 77: PIECES OF A WOMAN by Kornél Mundruczó Best Italian Film in Venice: NOTTURNO by Gianfranco Rosi   Brian Award | UAAR (Unione degli Atei e d...

Filmmaker Marjane Satrapi and actress Ángela Molina amongst this year’s recipients of the annual EMIFF Honours

    International film festival Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival (EMIFF) announced today that it plans to host its 9th edition in its usual, physical form, on the Spanish island of Mallorca, but with some virtual elements within its expanded program anticipated.   Guests expected to travel to Mallorca for the festival, which runs from October 23rd - 29th, will include Ángela Molina and Marjane Satrapi, who have been announced today as the recipients of the...

Terence Blanchard receives the Campari Passion for Film award 2020

Terence Blanchard  World renowned Oscar nominated and six-time Grammy-winning composer, trumpeter and jazz musician Terence Blanchard, composer of the original scores for a wide range of films by Spike Lee including most recently Da 5 Bloods which was released by Netflix this summer, is the recipient of the Campari Passion for Film Award of the 77th Venice International Film Festival (September 2 - 12, 2020). The award, instituted two ye...

77. Mostra del Cinema - Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award to Abel Ferrara

Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award to Abel Ferrara 5 September 2020 Palazzo del Cinema, Lido di Venezia   ...

BZN Awards announced: you can now view them online

You are invited to the unique virtual experience that is the Third Annual BZN International Film Festival, August 27 – Sept 5th   Join us online for a 10-day event celebrating independent filmmaking, creative expression, and emerging and established voices. The BZN international Film Festival showcases films that educate, encourage and inspire audiences to get involved and take action to protect our planet. Over 70 films from three rich years of tradi...

French Riviera Film Festival Partners With PlayPlay.TV To Take 2020 Festival Online

  French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) and PlayPlay.tv, premier digital video streaming service for the performing arts,  have partnered to present the second annual installment of the festival online. Official Poster "We're delighted to partner with PlayPlay.tv as we take our festival online this year, due to the pandemic,” comments FRFF co-founder Nicole Goesseringer Muj. “Film lovers from around the world will now be able to enjoy th...

The Accolade Global Film Competition Announces Latest Winners!

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 creativity.   https://accoladecompetition.org/   ~ Best of Show - Fiction ~  Antony Ginnane, FG Film Productions – Never Too Late              &nbs...

2020 UMFF ONLINE AWARD CEREMONY IS AROUND THE CORNER~!

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    Congratulations to all the winners of the 2020 Universe Multicultural Film Festival~!!   It was a challenging time for each and every filmmaker this year under such a global uncertainty, with applying the social distancing rule, many industries have to pause the regular pace to meet the requirement of public health situation. At this extremely tough period of time, the UMFF committee created the first online award ceremony to fulfill all the filmmakers' d...

Thirteen Festival titles will compete for the Irizar Basque Film Award in San Sebastian

A total of fourteen feature films, three short films, two series, one medium-length movie and a film at the production stage make up the Basque participation spread over different sections   Twenty-one titles – 14 feature films, three short films, two series, one medium-length movie and a film at the production stage – make up the Basque participation at the San Sebastian Festival’s 68th edition – spread over the Official Selection, New Directors, Zabaltegi-Tabak...

Isabelle has won an Accolade Global Film Competition Award!

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Rob Heydon (USA), Isabelle wins the Award of Excellence: Film Feature   Season: August 2020     Winning an Accolade is something you and your entire team can be proud of!  Our judges base their decisions on the quality, creativity and technical aspects of each piece.  The award appropriately reflects the endless hours you and your team have spent to create your outstanding production!  Congratulations on your achievement!   https://www.f...

Dead on Arrival wins an Accolade Award of Excellence: Film Feature

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Dead on Arrival  has won an Accolade Global Film Competition Award!   ****************************************************** Season: August 2020 Stephen Sepher (USA), Dead on Arrival Award of Excellence: Film Feature     ******************************************************   The award appropriately reflects the endless hours you and your team have spent to create your outstanding production!  Congratulations on your achievement! https://www.faceboo...

Abel Ferrara awarded the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2020 prize

American director Abel Ferrara awarded the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2020 prize   His new film Sportin’ Life to be presented Out of Competition   La Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre are pleased to announce that the American director Abel Ferrara (Pasolini, Bad Lieutenant, King of New York) is the recipient of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award of the 77th Venice International Film Festival (September 2 - 12, 2020), dedicated to a persona...

Terence Blanchard to receive TIFF Variety Artisan Award at the 2020 TIFF Tribute Awards

  Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey, Co-Heads of TIFF, announced today that Academy Award–nominated and six-time Grammy Award–winning composer Terence Blanchard will be honoured with the TIFF Variety Artisan Award at this year’s TIFF Tribute Awards. The award recognizes a distinguished creative who has excelled at their craft and made an outstanding contribution to cinema and entertainment. The TIFF Tribute Awards will be broadcast on Tuesday, September 15, at 8pm ET/PT on...

Five new Nordic films nominated for the Nordic Council Film Prize 2020

         The nominees will be presented at the opening of “New Nordic Films” at the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund. Today five films from the five Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) have been announced as candidates for the Nordic Council Film Prize 2020 – a much-coveted prize that has been awarded 17 times.    Among the five nominees, we see several films, which have...

Sting, Norah Jones, free concert, plus Trey Anastasio, Rufus Wainwright, Leslie Odom Jr., Rosanne Cash, coming in Sept.

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Sometimes it's difficult to figure out how to help, when to help, or even where to help for the most pressing social issues. But this is an easy one, an easy way in to assist in such a powerful way during these grim times. SummerStage Jubilee is coming on Sept. 17, with some glittery free talent on tap, including former Police frontman Sting, phenom Norah Jones, plus Trey Anastasio, Rufus Wainwright, Leslie Odom Jr., Rosanne Cash, ...

Marcel Duchamp doc wins best trailer at New Media Film Festival in LA

  New Media Film Festival, an innovative and award-winning festival created in 2009, celebrates stories, technology, and platforms. We continually implement new opportunities outside the norm to bolster creators in media. Through our boundary pushing ideology, we create an environment for creators to thrive. New Media Film Festival is an infinite catalyst for story and technology. Not just any stories, but the stories worth telling. “In the world of festivals, it is refreshing ...

The Winners of the 11th Annual New Media Film Festival

  A Remarkable Awards Show for A Remarkable year. The 121 New Media Films & Content from 32 countries that are nominees in the 11th Annual New Media Film Festival® voted. Resoundingly the nominees voted to have an online awards ceremony and forgo an in person festival this year. With 38 World – 15 U.S., and 30 L.A. Premieres and the first time a holographic digital comic and an AI implemented story character arc and the 1st touch rotation in AR are nominees.   The w...

The IndieFEST Film Awards Announces Latest Winners!

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The IndieFEST Film Awards strives to give talented directors, producers, actors, creative teams and new media creators the positive exposure and credibility they deserve.  IndieFEST discovers and honors the achievements of filmmakers who produce high quality films and new media.  Attracting both powerhouse industry veterans as well as talented new filmmakers, The IndieFEST is an exceptional, truly international awards competition, not a traditional film festival.  The goal of...
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