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The Accolade Global Film Competition Announces Latest Winners!

  Rick Prickett, Competition Director 858-454-9868 AccoladeCompetition.org Info@AccoladeCompetitio.org   The Accolade Announces Latest Winners! La Jolla, CA, May 2022 – 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.   ~~ Best of  S...

Winners of the 56th Karlovy Vary IFF

"Summer with Hope" Director Sadaf Foroughi, Film Crew Saman Majdvafaei, Producer Kiarash Anvari and Actress Leili Rashidi   The 56th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, a non-specialized festival with two competitive categories, took place from July 1st to July 9th this year. It was organized by Film Servis Festival Karlovy Vary, a.s., with Jiří Bartoška as the president of the festival and Karel Och as its artistic director. The 57th Karlovy Vary IFF...

KVIFF Eastern Promises award winners announced

Works in Progress, Works in Development – Feature Launch, First Cut+ Works in Progress, Odesa International Film Festival WIP Selection KVIFF Eastern Promises, the festival's Industry section, has the exciting mission of bridging the gap between talented filmmakers and their potential partners, festivals and audiences. “This year brought us back to live pitching sessions after two pandemic years, and we were delighted to see the return of both our industry audience and the well-...

The Prix d’Ornano-Valenti will be awarded to Fal­con Lake by Char­lotte Le Bon

Fal­con Lake by Char­lotte Le Bon  « A love and ghost story. »  Cre­at­ed in 1991 by the mem­ber com­pa­nies of the Motion Pic­ture Asso­ci­a­tion (MPA), and grant­ed by a jury of Anglo-Sax­on jour­nal­ists presided by Jean-Guil­laume d’Ornano, the Prix d’Ornano-Valenti hon­ors a French first film in order to help sup­port its wider recog­ni­tion, pro&...

The 2022 Lucien-Bar­rière Lit­er­ary Prize is award­ed to the nov­el Robert Red­ford by Michael Feeney Callan

Rely­ing on news arti­cles and Redford’s let­ters, as well as hun­dreds of hours of inter­views, Michael Feeney Callan sheds light on the leg­endary star, reveal­ing his bro­ken fam­i­ly and trou­bled youth, his rough begin­nings in com­e­dy, the death of his son, his polit­i­cal engage­ment, his loves and his friend­ships. An hon­est and sur­pris­ing por­trait of a man whose emblem­at­ic...

Iris Prize Fellowship presented to Jacquie Lawrence

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·      Guests celebrated Jacquie’s massive contribution to Lesbian visibility at The White Space, Ministry Venues in London ·      Denise Welch, Sinitta, Ross Kemp and Hannah Barrell MP congratulate Jacquie on her work in increasing lesbian visibility on tv and film   Jacquie Lawrence has been presented with the Iris Prize Fellowship for her work in promoting lesbians and women on television and film. The fellowship wa...

French composer Bruno Coulais to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2022 World Soundtrack Awards

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At the 22nd edition of the World Soundtrack Awards - the annual film music awards of Film Fest Ghent - French composer Bruno Coulais will be celebrated for his contribution to the art of film music. The World Soundtrack Academy honours Coulais with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The World Soundtrack Awards will be presented at the end of the 49th edition of Film Fest Ghent during a ceremony and concert on Saturday 22 October. Film Fest Ghent will pre...

David Cronenberg to receive a Donostia Award at the San Sebastian Festival

 The Canadian director and screenwriter David Cronenberg (Toronto, 1943) will receive a Donostia Award at the 70th edition of the San Sebastian Festival, thereby recognising the career of one of the most unusual filmmakers to come out of the last 50 years with its highest honorary accolade. On 21 September the Victoria Eugenia Theatre will host the award ceremony followed by the screening of Crimes of the Future (2022), the feature film starring Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydo...

Juliette Binoche will receive the Donostia Award

                                Juliette Binoche, one of Europe’s most international actresses, will visit the San Sebastian Festival’s 70th edition, to run from 16-24 September, for the fourth time to receive one of this year’s Donostia Awards in recognition of an extensive career which has seen her play almost 75 characters, from power-wielding heroines to fragile beings with historical figures, ...

The Awards of the 39th International FILMFEST MÜNCHEN

The 39th International FILMFEST MÜNCHEN came to a close with a festive award ceremony on Saturday, July 2, 2022. “Broker” by Hirokazu Kore-eda received the ARRI Award for best international film in the CineMasters competition. Charlotte Wells received the CineVision Award for best international newcomer film for “Aftersun”. The inaugural CineRebels Award went to “Cook F**k Kill” by Mira Fornay. Closing the festival, “...

Annecy 2022: The Award Winners from a Historic Edition

     This 2022 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and its market, the Mifa, was one of reunions and record-breaking figures. There were 13,248 badgeholders (an 8% increase compared to 2019, our record year), coming from 106 countries, who got together for a week dedicated to animation film. Directors, producers, distributers, students, composers, and more. ­ ­ "We promised you fireworks but this week was over and above our expecta...

K-Movie record winning 2 trophies at the 75th Festival de Cannes

  Winning 2 trophies in the major categories, Korean films have conquered the 75th Festival de Cannes.   Director Park Chanwook won the Best Director for Decision to Leave, while Actor Song Kangho won the Best Actor for Broker, a Korean film directed by Kore-eda Hirokazu. This is the first time a Korean male actor has won the Best Actor at the Festival de Cannes. It is also the first time that a Korean director won the Best Director at Cannes since ...

Call for Entries - 19th accordi @ DISACCORDI - International Short Film Festival in Naples - Italy

accordi @ DISACCORDI - International Short Film Festival celebrates its 19th anniversary on November 7 - 13, 2022 and welcomes filmmakers, professionals, enthusiasts from across the world, to share the art of independent short films with the local audience, to entertain and enlighten the festival attendees, to provide filmmakers the opportunity for professional networking and development, and to encourage cultural tourism and film industry development in Naples and the surrounding area in Camp...

8th Annual Mammoth Lakes Film Festival Announces Award Winners in “In Person” Film Festival Event

The Civil Dead,” “Woman on the Outside,” “Tel Aviv” and “Eternal Spring” Receive  Top Jury Prizes MLFF Winners Meital Ner and Director Marat Parkhomovsky   "Tel Aviv" - Meital Ner and Yotam Gotal   "The Civil Dead" - Lead Actor and Director Clay Tatum and Whitmer Thomas   The Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, held from May 25-29, screened over 9...

Awards of the 17th Geneva International Festival of Oriental Film (FIFOG)

The 17th Geneva International Festival of Oriental Film (FIFOG) took place from June 13 to 19 in Geneva and its municipalities. This year's edition is placed under the sign of Freedom...in the feminine way. It is chaired by the Lebanese writer Joumana Haddad. Even if the heat wave has had an impact on the movement of festival-goers, the attendance of the public has been very honorable. The public has rediscovered the joy and pleasure of watching films and exchanging with filmmaker...

Brian and Charles wins Audience Favourite Award at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival: London

    Sundance Institute and Picturehouse announced tonight that the 2022 Sundance Film Festival: London's Audience Favourite award is presented to Brian and Charles directed by Jim Archer. The film is written by David Earl and Chris Hayward, produced by Rupert Majendie and the executive producers are Damian Jones, Lauren Dark and Mary Burke.     Meet Brian -- a lonely, luckless inventor who takes on his most ambitious project yet. Enter ...

Lech Majewski received the Trophy of the International Uranium Film Festival of Rio de Janeiro 2022

  Lech Majewski has received Sunday, May 29, the Trophy of the International Uranium Film Festival (IUFF) of Rio de Janeiro 2022 for his latest film „Valley of the Gods" starring Josh Hartnett, John Malkovich, Bérénice Marlohe, Keir Dullea, John Rhys-Davies and Joseph Runningfox.   The audience at the Cinematheque of Rio de Janeiro's prestigious Museum of Modern Art, including many art and film scholars, was deeply impressed by his film and t...

Sydney Film Festival Award Winners announced at the closing night Gala

The 69th Sydney Film Festival tonight awarded Close by Belgian filmmaker Lukas Dhont, a stunningly beautiful examination of boyhood friendship, the prestigious Sydney Film Prize. The winner of the $60,000 cash prize for ‘audacious, cutting-edge and courageous' film was selected by a prestigious international jury headed by David Wenham. The announcement was made at the State Theatre ahead of the Australian Premiere screening of the 2022 Cannes-a...

Films of Purpose find a voice for a decade during 75th Cannes Film Festival with United Nations supported NGO

For a decade the Queen Consort of Eti-Oni the oldest cocoa plantation in Nigeria, Her Royal Majesty Queen Angelique-Monet has supported films of purpose, and worked towards providing a platform for the unheard and unseen voices at Cannes Film Festival with her Non Governmental Organization New Generation In Action (NGIA) and main initiative Artisan Festival International World Peace Initiative (AFIWPI), which is a United Nations supported organization in "Consultative Status,"...

The Locarno Kids Award la Mobiliare will be given to Indian filmmaker Gitanjali Rao,

      The Locarno Kids Award la Mobiliare will be given to Indian filmmaker Gitanjali Rao, director of Bombay Rose (2019). The ceremony on the Piazza Grande on Monday, August 8, 2022 will be accompanied by a screening of her short film Printed Rainbow (2006).   The L...

Academy key dates for the 2022 Oscar® season

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC announced the 95th Oscars® will take place on Sunday, March 12, 2023.  The show will air live on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide from the Dolby® Theatre at Ovation Hollywood. Academy key dates for the 2022 Oscar® season are as follows:  General entry categories submission deadline  Tuesday, November 15, 2022 Governors Awards ...

VIDEO : Fourth Annual French Riviera Film Festival Unveils 2022 Award Winners

Held from May 20 – 21, 2022 at Eden Hotel & Spa in Cannes, France, the fourth annual French Riviera FilmFestival, celebrating short film and short-form content from around the globe, has unveiled the award-winning shorts of the 2022 competition. The announcement was made  by festival co-founders Gotham Chandna and Nicole Goesseringer Muj. Nicole Goesseringer Muj, Juan Garrafa, Eduardo Cuervo Mora (N.O.R.A.) The 2022 Wi...

Pardo alla carriera Ascona-Locarno achievement award goes to Costa-Gavras

  During its 75th edition (3-13 August 2022), the Locarno Film Festival will pay tribute to Costa-Gavras, master of the cinema of civic engagement. The Greek-French director will receive the Pardo alla carriera Ascona-Locarno achievement award on the evening of Thursday 11 August, in Piazza Grande. On Friday 12 August Costa-Gavras will appear at the Forum @Spazio Cinema in a panel conversation with the audience, while spectators at Locarno75 will also have a chance to see two ...

QUO VADIS, AIDA? Wins LUX Audience Award 2022

Munira Subašić, surviving mother of the Srebrenica genocide and founder of “The Mothers of Srebrenica”, director Jasmila Žbanić and Roberta Metsola, President of the European Parliament. (Picture: Federica Scarpa)   The European public and the members of the European Parliament have voted QUO VADIS, AIDA? by Jasmila Žbanić the winner of the second LUX Audience Award. During a European tour, including virtual screenings and a live Q&A with the filmma...

International Uranium Film Festival 2022 Award Winners

A radiant film festival at the Cinemateca do MAM Rio International Uranium Film Festival 2022 Awards go to Canada, France, Poland, Spain, South Korea, USA „Rio de Janeiro’s 11th International Uranium Film Festival was a brilliant event and it must go on.“ That was the general opinion of the Audience and of Spanish Filmmaker Jaime García Parra at the Modern Art Museum Cinema. Jaime García Parra’s short film comedy „January 66“ on th...
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