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Promote your line up during AFM

AFM 2019 runs November 6 - 13 We would like to contribute to your success in AFM Can we help? Promote your line up to media, buyers and attendees. Boost your screenings' attendance. Shoot interviews or video capture of your...

aS iT'S: Call for exhibitors and attendees

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Hey :) We're working to debut a makeshift space/store and membership-based digital platform to allow creatives to present work the way they want. One month from our launch, on September (if the current situation gets better, that is), the company will be hosting full day touring events related to film, music and fashion for the public, our members, and industry members.  We're building up our own roster alongside a list of exhibitors and attendees for the event. We license work o...

Hollywood Just4Shorts Short Film Awards and Screenplay Competition

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Hollywood Just4Shorts provides industry exposure for independent short films and short screenplays, with awards that qualify for IMDb award listings. Submissions of independently produced short films and unproduced short scripts are now accepted for the current round. Submit now at: https://filmfreeway.com/Just4ShortsFilmScreenplayCompetition ...

GET YOUR FILM DISTRIBUTED, A SUCCESS STORY WITHOUT A CATCH

AN INDIE GETS DISTRIBUTION -- A SUCCESS STORY Alexander Pimentel, Director of "Down River" streamed his feature film on Metro's Connected TV Channel, "Movies Plus" on Amazon Fire TV. After 6 months and 70,000 downloads, Alex shared the news with a Venture capitalist who agreed to finance Alex's next feature film. Read the article about Alex at the following link. http://moviesplus.org/images/alex-small-article.jpg   Check out Alex's latest film distributed by Green Apple Entertainment, THIS IS A DIRECT RESULT OF USING OUR SERVICE: https://www.greenappleent.com/project/the-directive/

Films we curate for festivals

"Best for Fests" curated by the filmfestivals.com editor" veteran film marketing expert, former head of Fox and Sony in France.   Dear Festival programmers take a look at our Award Winning 'Best for Fests' curated for festival consideration. Ask for Screeners Follow their success on Facebook and IMDB I am so proud to share with the festival community and our network these amazing films which I have selected for festival consideration. T...

Shoplifters, Review: Only those who cannot study at home need to go to school

Shoplifters, Review: Only those cannot study at home need to go to school Through many decades, albeit once in a while, a Japanese film comes up in the rich tradition of Frank Capra, Vittorio De Sica, Satyajit Ray, Ritwick Ghatak, Mrinal Sen, and the better films of Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Back in the 30s, 40s and 50s, in the days of Yasujirō Ozu and Mikio Naruse, it was called neo-realistic cinema. Most of these films were made with non-star casts, on shoe-string budgets, had realistic styles...

"Frankie," a Spectacle on Love and the End of Love

Last night, spectators filed into the palais eagerly to see the premiere of Ira Sachs' new film "Frankie" featuring longtime French film star Isabelle Huppert. Huppert plays a role similar to her own life; an experienced French actress who takes some time off from the silver screen. But, unlike in real life, Huppert's character is dying from terminal cancer and decides to spend some of her final moments on a family vacation in the Portuguese countryside. From critics and othe...

Photos and Quotes from the Press Conference for Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    "I wanted to depict a love story and make the audience feel in love. I wanted to talk about women artists and women painters specifically... We think about how we look at things and how someone looks at someone else, it's a range of things, that is it's a whole palette of things." -Céline Sciamma     "Celine suggest that I played the part of an artist who discovers her own identity and I thought she had a very powerful role as a wom...

Director of "The Wild Goose Lake" Gives Some Passionate Responses on his Film

    Some of director Dao Yinan's responses:     When asked about character building:   "Yes relationship is very tricky. They are under a lot of pressure so the characters feel alone. I didn't want it (the film) to be conveyed in words but in actions and these delicate feelings (of the characters) are expressed in actions not words so that it would match the style of the film."     When asked about why he chose the cast:   &...

Jessica Hausner’s New Sci-fi Film Brings Excellent Visual and Audible Representation in Cannes

  A lot of enthusiasm today coming from the Austrian/British panel of the film Little Joe which premiered yesterday on the Red Carpet. The film follows characters who live in a futuristic society that is heavily invested in bioengineering. Scientists discover a new flower that causes those who smell it to feel happy, but much darker things lie underneath the flowers positive effects.   It seemed this morning that the press was really intrigued by how the film represented its theme...

"Rocketman" Makes a Huge Impression at the Cannes Film Fest

  There was great appreciation all along the panel today at the press conference for Dexter Fletcher's new Elton John biopic titled Rocketman. The film features upcoming stars Taron Egerton, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Richard Madden. Before the release of the film, many people made various assumptions about comparing its theme to that of Bohemian Rhapsody from last year. But today, director Dexter Fletcher and lead actor Taron Egerton praised the efforts and the production of the 2018 ...

"Atlantique" is Breaking Barriers with the First Black Woman Filmmaker in Cannes History

  French Senegalese director and actress Mati Diop made it very clear that we have a lot of work to do as an industry for she is the first Black female director in competition in the history of the film festival. When asked how she feels about this, she responded by stating that it feels very late to be having this achievement and this should have been something done long before the year of 2019.    Her film, Atlantique, follows a group construction workers from Dakar looking...

Last Chance to Catch #Tribeca2019!

NEW YORK, NY:  Mustafa ÖNDER It's your last chance to catch #Tribeca2019!  There are still plenty of opportunities to see some amazing new films and events before It wrap up Sunday.  This year's Festival included 113 feature-length films, 63 short films, and 33 immersive storytelling projects representing 44 countries. Screenings of the award-winning films will take place throughout the final day of the Festival, Sunday, May 5th, at various venues. ...

Women in Film Panel!

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Join us for our Women in Film Panel on May 9th at 7:15 PM! We have an incredible line-up of panelists including Jan Eliasberg, Jenifer Westphal, Danelle Eliav, and Afia Nathaniel!This year's panel takes place at the Helen Mills Theater. For more info and tickets visit our website: https://www.nycindieff.com/event/women-in-film-panel ...

10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival Tickets!

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The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival is happening May 5 - 12!   We have an INCREDIBLE line-up on Indie Films this year. From inspiring docs to experimental shorts to hilarious comedies! Truly something for every indie film lover!    Get tickets today! For updates on our amazing selections follow us on social! Facebook Twitter  Instagram ...

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Vincent Price forgot to enter the Festival and lost his mind

A fun, brief video that demonstrates that (if) you forget to enter the www.MetroFilmFestival.com -- then indeed, you'll lose your mind.

A $15 dollar Television Publicity campaign for your Teaser

For more info, Contact Dean Lachiusa via email: MetroFilmFestival@gmail.com You may also check out a sample of our TV-Apps on www.MoviesPlus.org Or if you have a film that you'd like to feature on our 2019 Metro Film & TV Awards, then please visit our website: www.MetroFilmFestival.com

Submit your film to the International Thai Film Festival 2019!

Submit your short film, feature film or music video to the International Thai Film Festival 2019! Submit your production via FilmFreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/thaifilmfest Submit your production via FestHome: https://festhome.com/f/3906 Submit your production via Withoutabox: https://www.withoutabox.com/03film/03t_fin/03t_fin_fest_01over.php?festival_id=17485 ITFF Website: https://www.thaif

2nd Annual NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival! Submit today!

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  The first annual NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival was such a hit! There was laughter, drinks, and plenty of amazing films! We know it's just gonna get better with age. Want to be a part of this growing tradition? Submit your film today on FilmFreeway:  https://filmfreeway.com/NewYork2ParisInternationalFilmFestival ...

REGULAR DEADLINE TODAY!!!

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Today is the Regular Deadline to submit to our 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival!!! Visit the link below and submit your film! Share this with your filmmaking friends! https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit       ...

NEWLYN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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Newlyn and Penzance have a unique location at the extreme southwest of the British Isles, with a long tradition of Fishing and Visual Arts. The Newlyn International Film Festival was founded in 2017 by Redcliffe Films, Bristol (Diana Taylor and Anthea Page) and the inaugural event was held in April 6-8th 2018 at the Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. TR18 5AR. It showed a selection from 126 submitted films in a across the course of the weekend and 4 awards were presented during t...

NEWLYN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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Newlyn and Penzance have a unique location at the extreme southwest of the British Isles, with a long tradition of Fishing and Visual Arts. The Newlyn International Film Festival was founded in 2017 by Redcliffe Films, Bristol (Diana Taylor and Anthea Page) and the inaugural event was held in April 6-8th 2018 at the Centre, Chywoone Hill, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall. TR18 5AR. It showed a selection from 126 submitted films in a across the course of the weekend and 4 awards were presented during t...

The Creepy Line Film Synopsis

  An eye-opening documentary, The Creepy Line reveals the stunning degree to which society is manipulated by Google and Facebook and blows the lid off the remarkably subtle – hence powerful – manner in which they do it.   The Creepy Line is a title culled from the words of former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, when during a 2010 interview he explained Google’s code of conduct: “The Google policy on a lot of things is to get right up to the creepy line and not cro...
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