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New Prize Added for Best Director Award in 2018!

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New Prize Added for the 9th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival! The winner of the Best Director Award at the 2018 Festival will win a Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K camera! Want to win? Be sure to submit your film today, the regular deadline for submissions is November 30, 2017: http://bit.ly/1Jcd2Q1 ...

Academy key dates for the 2017 Awards season are:...

Saturday, November 11, 2017 Governors Awards Friday, January 5, 2018 Nominations voting opens Friday, January 12, 2018 Nominations voting closes Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Oscar Nominations Announcement Monday, February 5, 2018 Oscar Nominees Luncheon Saturday, February 10, 2018 ...

Ricardo Darín, Donostia Award 2017

      Ricardo Darín started acting in TV series at only five years of age. His film career began in 1979 with Julio Porter (La carpa del amor) and Adolfo Aristarain (La playa del amor), a medium he alternated with award-winning performances on the small screen, including Nosotros y los miedos, Compromiso and Mi cuñado.In the 80s and 90s he worked yet again with Aristarain (The Stranger, 1987), Alberto Lecchi (Perdido por perdido, 1993) and Eduardo Mig...

VIP Passes are NOW on sale for the 9th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival

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Don't miss one second of the Festival in 2018 - VIP Passes are now on sale! Get treated like VIP and get access to all film screenings, panels, events, and parties before tickets go on sale to the general public!   Buy your pass today here: https://www.nycindieff.com/shop/products/full-festival-pass       ...

200 young people will give the EROSKI Youth Award

  Share on Facebook   Share on Twitter For the second year running, EROSKI will sponsor the EROSKI Youth Award given at the 65th edition of the San Sebastian Festival. "EROSKI, as a consumer cooperative, is a collective project focussed on the consumer and on society. The EROSKI Youth Award at Zinemaldia represents an opportunity for young people to have their say in recognising the talent of new directors. Its particip...

Monica Bellucci, Ricardo Darín and Agnès Varda to receive Donostia Awards at the 65th edition

Monica Bellucci, Ricardo Darín and Agnès Varda to receive Donostia Awards at the 65th edition Javier Bardem, Bérénice Bejo, Steve Coogan, Glenn Close, Penélope Cruz, James Franco, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Benoît Magimel, Arnold Schwarzenegger, winner of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Prize to Latin Cinema, Paz Vega, and Alicia Vikander have also confirmed their presence in San Sebastian The actor John Malkovich will preside ov...

Aki Kaurismäki will collect The FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2017 for Best Film of the Year

The FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2017 for Best Film of the Year goes to “Toivon tuolla puolen / The Other Side of Hope” by Aki Kaurismäki, who will collect the prize at the San Sebastian Festival This is the second time Aki Kaurismäki will have received the accolade at the Festival, which he formerly won in 2002 for “Mies vailla menneisyyttä / The Man Without a Past” Toivon tuolla puolen / The Other Side of Hope has been selected best film of 2017 by the members...

BlueCat Screenplay Competition Announces 2017 Winners

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BlueCat Screenplay Competition Announces 2017 Winners   http://www.bluecatscreenplay.com/blog/bluecats-2017-winners-finalists/   LOS ANGELES, CA —  Judy Soo Hoo & Isaac Ho’s screenplay, CADAVER DOG, has been selected as the winner of the 2017 BlueCat Screenplay Competition. Their script was selected from 3,273 submissions and will be awarded a $10,000 cash prize.   The screenplay follows a young autistic Latina who, after rescuing a stray cadaver dog, st...

New York Film Critics Circle to Vote November 30, 2017

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The New York Film Critics Circle announced today they will vote for the 2017 awards on November 30, 2017 and hold its annual Gala Awards dinner on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Tao Downtown. After the annual meeting on October 20, the NYFCC will announce new members. Eric Kohn, Chief Film Critic/IndieWire, serves this year as Chairman of the NYFCC, Alison Willmore serves as Vice Chair and Marshall Fine continues as the group’s General Manager.   NYFCC Chairperson Eric Kohn stated, ...

SFFILM Announces Winners of Significantly Expanded Documentary Film Fund.

Significantly Expanded Fund Awards a Total of $125,000 to Six Projects for Postproduction   San Francisco, CA – SFFILM today announced the six winners of the 2017 SFFILM Documentary Film Fund...

Winners at TIFF 2017 announced

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced its award winners at the closing ceremony at TIFF Bell Lightbox today, hosted by Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF. To watch the presentation, visit tiff.net/ceremony. The 42nd Festival wraps up this evening. The short film awards below were selected by a jury comprised of Marit van den Elshout, Head of CineMart at the International Film Festival Rotterdam; award-winning filmmaker Jo...

FANTOCHE – Fantastic Swiss Award to the best genre film in the Swiss short film

The Fantoche audience and juries have chosen and awarded a total of 13 prizes and two special mentions.   FANTOCHE – FANTASTIC SWISS AWARD The 22nd edition of the Fantoche International Animation Film Festival in Baden recently came to an end, and its prize list highlights the excellence of Swiss and international animated productions alike. The NIFFF is honoured to grant the Fantastic Swiss Award for the second year in a row to the ...

Watch the full ceremony of Venice 74 th edition Awards

Watch the Video Capture of the Awards Ceremony of the 74th Venice International Film Festival. Sala Grande theater, Palazzo del Cinema, 9th September 2017     OFFICIAL AWARDS – 74th VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL   VENEZIA 74 The Venezia 74 Jury, chaired by Annette Bening, and comprised of Ildikó Enyedi, Michel Franco, Rebecca Hall, Anna Mouglalis, David Stratton, Jasmine Trinca, Edgar Wright&n...

Monica Bellucci and Agnès Varda will get the Donostia Award

                                         Three Donostia Awards will be given at the 65th edition of the San Sebastian Festival. As well as acclaimed Argentine actor Ricardo Darín, the Festival will acknowledge the careers of the Italian actress Monica Bellucci and the French filmmaker, Agnès Varda. Over her more than 25 years as an actress, Bellucci has worked with sever...

Final Cut In Venice Awards 2017

FINAL CUT IN VENICE 2017 AWARDS (74th Venice International Film Festival) 3 Sept - 5 Sept Workshop to support films in post-production from Africa, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria. For this 5th edition of Final Cut in Venice, La Biennale di Venezia has decided to strengthen the workshop with a new cash award of € 5,000...

Venice gives its Awards

OFFICIAL AWARDS – 74th VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL   VENEZIA 74 The Venezia 74 Jury, chaired by Annette Bening, and comprised of Ildikó Enyedi, Michel Franco, Rebecca Hall, Anna Mouglalis, David Stratton, Jasmine Trinca, Edgar Wright and Yonfan having viewed all 21 films in competition, has decided as follows:   GOLDEN LION for Best Film to: THE SHAPE OF WATER by Guillermo del Toro (USA)   SILVER LION - GRAND JURY PRIZE to: FOXTROT ...

Venice Collateral Awards

COLLATERAL AWARDS   Arca CinemaGiovani Award Venezia 74 Best Film: FOXTROT by Samuel Maoz Best Italian Film: BEAUTIFUL THINGS by Giorgio Ferrero   BNL People's Choice Award – Giornate degli Autori GA’AGUA (LONGING) by Savi Gabizon   Brian Award LES BIENHEUREUX by Sofia Djama   Circolo del Cinema di Verona Award – 32nd Venice International Film Critics’ Week TEAM HURRICANE by Annika Berg   Civitas Vitae ...

Aki Kaurismäki to receive the Fipresci award for the second time

FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2017 for "The Other Side of Hope" (Toivon tuolla puolen)   "The Other Side of Hope" (Toivon tuolla puolen) is the best film of the past year, according to the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI). Aki Kaurismäki will receive the »FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2017« during the opening ceremony of the San Sebastián International Film Festival on September 22, after hundreds of film critics and journalists from around the...

Jake Gyllenhaal to be presented with Zurich Film Festival’s Golden Eye Award

STRONGER receives Gala Premiere The Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) is delighted to honour Academy Award®-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal with their prestigious Golden Eye Award at this year’s Festival.   Gyllenhaal will be in Zurich to present STRONGER as a Gala Premiere on Tuesday 3 October.     ZFF Co-Directors Nadja Schildknecht and Karl Spoerri state “Jake Gyllenhaal has consistently proven himself to be one of the most exciting and versatile actors work...

Finalists of BIFED 2017 International Competition and GAIA Student Award

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  This year the submitted documentaries have brought a broad variety of themes to our attention. Wonderful films from all over the globe made the selection very hard on the pre-selection committee watching all the 330 documentaries from 70 countries carefully.  Finally, we are proud to present 21 documentaries for the International Competition and the 9 nominees for the GAIA Student Award.     ...

TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival Winners

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TIFF is thrilled to announce the winners of the TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival, an international, digital festival. The TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival, which showcases 60-second micro-shorts, had no shortage of diversity and creativity in submissions this year. Entries received were from countries all over the world, including Colombia, Norway, Lebanon and the United States. The TIFFxInstagram Shorts Festival is presented by UNIQLO.   “This year’s festival attracted an impre...

Carreer Award to Stephen Frears

  Stephen Frears has been awarded the prize at a ceremony  held on Sunday 3rd September at 10:00 pm in the Sala Grande (Palazzo del Cinema), before the Out of Competition screening of his new film Victoria & Abdul, receiving its world premiere screening in Venice. The film is set in 1887, when Abdul travels from India to present a ceremonial medal as part of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee but surprisingly finds favor with the elderly Qu...

Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement to Jane Fonda and Robert Redford Awards Ceremony

  Jane Fonda and Robert Redford are the recipients of the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement of the 74th Venice Film Festival 2017. The decision was made by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, upon recommendation of the Director of the Venice Film Festival, Alberto Barbera. The ceremony to award the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement will take place on...

Zurich Film Festival to honour Andrew Garfield with Golden Eye Award

BREATHE to screen as Gala Premiere with director Andy Serkis also in attendance   Academy Award®-nominated actor Andrew Garfield has been announced today as the recipient of the Zurich Film Festival’s (ZFF) prestigious Golden Eye Award.   Garfield will be in Zurich to present BREATHE alongside acclaimed actor Andy Serkis, who is making his directorial debut, and producer Jonathan Cavendish, whose parents’ story the film is based on. BREATHE will have its Gala Prem...

50th WorldFest Winners

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2017 GRAND REMI WINNERS WorldFest-Houston is the only film festival in the world with ten major competition categories, not just Shorts and Features like most festivals. In addition, we have more than 200 sub-categories, so a small Indie documentary does not have to compete with a National Geographic Special. Each year, we receive more than 4,500 category entries, and only about 15% of total entries actually win a Remi Award. WorldFest is the only film festival in the world that a...
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