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Seven cities to screen Tropfest in february

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Food stalls, live music and interactive film events are what can be expected when Tropfest kicks off around the nation on Sunday 17 February 2013. Sixteen lucky finalists will have their work screened to a massive audience at LIVE events across Australia.   Venues include: Suncorp Piazza in Brisbane, the Wollongong Botanic Gardens, Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Perth’s Bohemia Outdoor Cinema, Commonwealth Park in Canberra, Circle on Cavill in Surfers Paradise and of c...

The Asia Pacific Screen Awards announced the four successful projects to be awarded development grants

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MPA APSA FILM FUND 2012 GRANT RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED Projects from Australia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Israel and Turkey   The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) has announced the four successful projects to be awarded development grants of US$25,000 in the 2012 MPA (Motion Picture Association) APSA Academy Film Fund. Established in 2010, the fund is intended to stimulate film production in Asia Pacific. The US$25,000 development grants go to: • Mohammad Rasoulof from the Islam...

The Voice's Prinnie and Mahalia Singing With 600,000 Kid's in Sydney; Haberfield Public School

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    The Voice performing artists and Haberfield Public School teams up to break record...   Stars from popular reality TV show, The Voice, Prinnie and Mahalia, performed at Haberfield Public School Signing With 600,000 Kids Across The Country to make it Australia’s Biggest Music Gig of its kind.   Hundreds of thousands of school children across Australia sang the same song at the same time on the same day in Australia’s biggest annual school ...

Jan Chapman will head the six-member International Jury for the sixth annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards

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JAN CHAPMAN TO HEAD APSA INTERNATIONAL JURY Acclaimed Australian film producer Jan Chapman OAM will head the six-member International Jury for the sixth annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards, to be held in Brisbane on November 23, 2012. The Asia Pacific Screen Awards are the region’s highest accolade in film, and Ms Chapman follows previous International Jury Presidents Nansun Shi (2011, Hong Kong, PRC), Lord David Puttnam (2010, UK), Huang Jianxin (2009, People’s Republic of China), Bru...

"A.L.I.C.E." is Official Selection at SCINEMA in Brisbane

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"A.L.I.C.E." (2010/USA/15 mins.) is an Official Selection to the SCINEMA Festival of Science Film in Brisbane, Australia. The festival runs from August 12-20, 2012. This is the 37th festival acceptance for the film. "A.L.I.C.E." stars Joey D'Auria, Aketza Lopez, David Razowsky and Dawn Westlake. Cinematography is by Francesco Uboldi, and editing by Brandon Bondehagen. The film is represented for broadcast sales by Fred Joubaud at Ouat Media-Toronto. For more informatio...

Interview with Sarah Neal, Queer Palm jury member, programmer Brisbane Queer Film Festival

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                              Sarah Neal is a jury member at Queer Palme Cannes 65th. Sarah is the Head of Programming at Brisbane Powerhouse, a major producing and presenting contemporary arts centre in Australia. Sarah is also the Festival Director of the Brisbane Queer Film Festival, which enters its 13th year in 2012. Sarah has written and direc...

Photo Booth

Director: Michael Noonan.
Three soldiers find a photo booth in the middle of a desolate, war-torn landscape and soon realise it carries a strange but disturbing message for each of them. As they enter the mysterious booth one by one, harboring their own fears and anxieties, their image is captured and a picture emerges, revealing the consequences that lie ahead for each of them: a happy family reunion for one, a fractured relationship for another and the ultimate, terrifying sacrifice for the third.

International coalition of three film Academies: EFA APSA and AACTA|AFI

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  The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) has announced the formation of an international coalition of three film Academies: the Asia Pacific Screen Academy (APSA), the European Film Academy (EFA), and the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA|AFI). Members from this foundation of academies will have the opportunity to share valuable experience, knowledge and collaborate on international projects. Academy members from the EFA and AACTA have been named as pa...

2012 Queer Palm Jury selected for the Cannes Film Festival

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Queer Palm President Julie Gayet   The 2012 Queer Palm Jury was announced this week - which will bestow the LGBT Cannes Film Festival Queer Palm award on the best film with a gender, and LGBT perspective on May 27 in Cannes. The films are selected from the Official selection, Un Certain Regard, Semaine de la Critique, Quinzaine des Réalisateurs and ACID (selection of independents film-makers) -  about 100 films. Last year that prize was given to Oliver Herma...

Tracey Moffatt A 12-Film Retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art May 4-13, 2012

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The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53rd Street | www.moma.org Tracey Moffatt is highly regarded for her formal and stylistic experimentation in film, photography and video; her work draws on history of cinema, art and photography as well as popular culture and her own childhood memories and fantasies. Born in Brisbane, Australia, Tracey Moffatt first gained significant critical acclaim for her film work when the short film NIGHT CRIES was selected for official competion a...

11th AUDI Festival of German Films in Australia with Leander Haußmann Focus

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  After the jubilee year in 2011, the Audi Festival of German Films, which is organised by the Goethe Institut in Australia together with German Films, will be presenting a total of 32 feature films and four documentaries as well as eight shorts in Sydney (18.-30.4.), Melbourne (19.-30.4.), Brisbane (19.-25.4.), Adelaide (26.4.-1.5.), Perth (3.-6.5.) and Canberra (3.-6.5.). The festival tour will be opened in Sydney on 18.4. with HOTEL LUX  with director Leander Haußmann in attendanc...

Andy X: 25th anniversary of his passing

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In February 1987, Andy Warhol checked himself anonymously into New York Hospital for a routine gall bladder operation. As he lay recovering from this standard procedure, the nurse who was meant to watch over him fell asleep reading a bible. Thus neglected, Andy Warhol died and entered the land of legend. 25 years later film-maker Jim Sharman, writer Stephen Sewell and composer Basil Hogios interweave verse, song and imagery into a unique 40-minute exploration of this great artist’s l...

Tropfest thrilled with submissions levels

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The self procalaimed world’s largest short film festival MOVIE EXTRA TROPFEST announces that entries are now closed. Finalist announcement revealed on February 3rd, 2012. Sixteen lucky finalists will have their work screened to a massive live audience at events across Australia on Sunday 19 February 2012, with both international and interstate finalists flown from their home city to Sydney to join in the celebrations. The event will also be televised live to hundreds of thousands of viewers ...

MPAA Chairman Chris Dodd will deliver keynote at Asia Pacific Screen Awards

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Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) delivered the keynote address at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), 2011 held today. Senator Dodd addressed an audience of diplomats, state government ministers, APSA filmmakers, and business leaders at Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia. Introducing Senator Dodd, US Ambassador to Australia Jeffrey Bleich, said: "Commercial achievement is a worthy objective, but what fi...

The Great Gatsby: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Edgerton and Baz Do White Bay Power Station

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The Great Gatsby: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Edgerton And Baz Do White Bay Power Station What fun and excitement us locals have been having on our modest sightseeing tours of Baz Lurmann's set of 'The Great Gatsby'. We've been playing our own little game of 'Catch Me If You Can', and if your a Leo Dicaprio fan, you will have a bit of an idea of what we've been talking about. There was no escaping our camera lens and local information networ...

Taos Shortz FF Joins 48 Hour Filmapolooza! Call for Entries OPEN

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  Taos Shortz Film Fest The Call for Entries is now open for the 5th annual Taos Shortz Film Fest.  Come join the hottest shorts film fest in Northern New Mexico!    We are dedicated to featuring quality,juried short films from around the globe and we invite you to bring your adventure of creativity to our film fest. Accepting all genres: animation, comedy, fiction, dramatic fiction, documentary and experimental.   Take the opportunity to strut your ...

fresh film talent at the London Australian Film Festival

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The 17th London Australian Film Festival Thursday 5 to Thursday 12 May 2011 barbican.org.uk/film Box Office: 0845 120 7527   Spring is in the air and so it's time for a breath of fresh film talent from Down Under as the Barbican hosts the 17th London Australian Film Festival, bringing audiences the best in contemporary Australian features, documentaries, shorts and, new for 2011, artist films. This edition runs from Thursday 5 May to Thursday 12 May 2011 wi...

AUDI Festival of German Films in Australia celebrates its 10th birthday

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Last year, the festival, which is jointly organised by Goethe-Institut Australia and German Films, posted record attendance figures with more than 26,000 admissions and is now looking to build on this success with an extensive program: a total of 38 feature films and documentaries along with 13 shorts will be shown in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide from 6 - 18 April, 2011.   Actor Burghart Klaußner will be in attendance to present the opening film GOETHE! (YOUNG G...

Symposium on creative producing

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ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS AND CILECT ASIA PACIFIC ASSOCIATION PRESENT 2010 SYMPOSIUM ON CREATIVE PRODUCING The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) will partner with Asia-Pacific’s regional arm of CILECT, the association of the world's major film and television schools, to present a symposium on creative producing curricula ahead of the fourth annual APSA Ceremony on December 2.Leading professionals and educators across Asia-Pacific will meet in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast for the CILECT Asia...

passport photos

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Director: Preetam Koilpillai.
A group of young Tibetans living in Bangalore, India, talk about their lives and dreams and what it means to be living in exile.

Fourth Asia Pacific Screen Awards: Entry date closes August 23

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BANGKOK ~ Organisers of the 2010 Asia Pacific Screen Awards (Apsas) are expecting about 200 films from more than 40 countries to have been submitted for this year’s competition by the time entries close on August 23. A total of 44 Official Submitting Organisations have been confirmed by Apsa and the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF) to submit films to represent their country or area. In addition, films are invited to compete by members of the Apsa No...

Human Rights Arts and Film Festival only a few days away

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With the 2010 Human Rights Arts and Film Festival only a few days away, we would like to announce that the festival will be officially opened by Susan Booth, Senior Member, Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) and former Anti-Discrimination Commissioner of Queensland.  Our exciting Saturday feature films open with "My Tehran for Sale" followed by Q&A with director Granaz Moussavi and lead actor Amir Chegini and special guest Faramarz K-Rahber from the Griffith U...

Human Rights Arts and Film Festival only a few days away

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With the 2010 Human Rights Arts and Film Festival only a few days away, we would like to announce that the festival will be officially opened by Susan Booth, Senior Member, Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) and former Anti-Discrimination Commissioner of Queensland. Our exciting Saturday feature films open with "My Tehran for Sale" followed by Q&A with director Granaz Moussavi and lead actor Amir Chegini and special guest Faramarz K-Rahber from the Griffith University Film Scho...

Brisbane HRAFF just around the corner

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With Brisbane HRAFF just around the corner we thought it would be a good opportunity to send out a program update.GUEST SPEAKERSHRAFF is pleased to announce that Peter Kennedy - spiritual leader of St Mary's-in-exile, will introduce the inspirational film Pray the Devil Back to Hell at the Visy Theatre, Sunday 30 May 6.30pm. Pray the Devil Back to Hell chronicles the remarkable story of thousands of Liberian women of different faith who came together to stage a silent protest to end a bloody civ...
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