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Major producers to attend Ischia Global fest

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Major producers to attend Ischia Global fest (July 12-19) for the Second Global Summit ® Production: Harvey Weinstein, Mark Canton, Ryan Kavanaugh, Samuel Hadida, Avi Lerner will be confronted with Italians Aurelio De Laurentiis, Gianni Nunnari, Fulvio Lucisano, Giampaolo Letta, Paolo Del Brocco about the new opportunity 'of the film industry in Italy. The summit supported by BNL Paribas, which will be held July 17 at Queen Isabella of Lacco Ameno is being heralded as an exceptional opportunity...

Major producers to attend Ischia Global fest

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Major producers to attend Ischia Global fest (July 12-19) for the Second Global Summit ® Production: Harvey Weinstein, Mark Canton, Ryan Kavanaugh, Samuel Hadida, Avi Lerner will be confronted with Italians Aurelio De Laurentiis, Gianni Nunnari, Fulvio Lucisano, Giampaolo Letta, Paolo Del Brocco about the new opportunity 'of the film industry in Italy. The summit supported by BNL Paribas, which will be held July 17 at Queen Isabella of Lacco Ameno is being heralded as an exceptional opportunity...

ABEL FERRARA AWARDED BY THE ISCHIA FILM FESTIVAL

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 Abel Ferrara wins the “Ciak di Corallo” for his career achievements at the Ischia Film Festival seventh edition (July 5-11), the only international contest dedicated to the filming locations.The American director, born July 19 1951 in the Bronx, will receive the cinema’s world tribute thanks to his work, that has always been visionary, original and restless in a unique way in the international movie scene.The Ischia Film Festival will present a short preview of Ferrara’s docufiction ex...

John Landis will award Zucchero in Ischia Global

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The American director John Landis, author of the cult-movie "The Blues Brothers" and the movie-clips seen in history "Thriller" (actor Michael Jackson), crown Zucchero "Sugar" Fornaciari 'King of Italian blues' by delivering the "Global Music Award "on Monday July 13 in Forio d'Ischia. The culminating event of the second day of the seventh Ischia Global Film & Music Fest, will see the presence of so many other big music world beginning with Sting and Paul Young with Zucchero has collaborated sev...

Matt Dillon to be honoured again at next Ischia Global

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The U.S. actor Matt Dillon will be an honorary citizen of Forio d'Ischia from next July 13, day two of the Ischia Global Film & Music fest 2009 in which the artist will participate again after having received the Global Award in 2008. To announce the news is the mayor of Forio, Franco Regine, who will deliver the honors Dinnon keys to the city during the Gala which will be set up in Piazza del Soccorso. The event attended by many international stars including the director who directed the film "...

Ischia Global Film & Music Fest 2009 delivers another stellar line up

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(Within the project Italy Worldwide, the most popular SummerFilm & Music Event in the World) July 12th - 19th: These are the dates of the Summer rendez vous for the Italian film & music community, populated by the leaders of the entertainment and communications businesses, and the most celebrated luminaries on the global stage. Since 2003, this has been a popular event with Movie and TV personalities. The event is sponsored in part by the Italian Ministry of Culture and by the Campa...

Ischia Full programme, stellar line up

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Ischia Global Film & Music Fest 2009(Within the project Italy Worldwide, the most popular SummerFilm & Music Event in the World)July 12th – 19th: These are the dates of the Summer rendez vous for the Italian film & music community, populated by the leaders of the entertainment and communications businesses, and the most celebrated luminaries on the global stage. Since 2003, this has been a popular event with Movie and TVpersonalities.The event is sponsored in part by the Italian Ministry of Cu...

STING Tribute at Ischia Global Film and Music Fest

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MUSIC-ICON STING TO BE HONORED WITH THE PRESTIGIOUS ‘ISCHIA WILLIAM WALTON MUSIC LEGEND AWARD’ DURING THE JULY 12TH OPENING NIGHT GALA OF THE 7TH ISCHIA GLOBAL FILM & MUSIC FESTSTING Tribute To Include Screenings of Two Documentaries – All This Time and The Journey & The Labyrinth Sting, the music icon who has won multiple Grammy Awards and nominations, three Academy Award® nominations and one Golden Globe, will be honored with the coveted Ischia William Walton Music Legend Award in reco...

Sting to be honored at next Ischia Global

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Sting, the music icon who has won multiple Grammy Awards and nominations, three Academy Award® nominations and one Golden Globe, will be honored with the coveted Ischia William Walton Music Legend Award in recognition of his lifetime achievements as a singer, actor and activist, it was announced here today. Past recipients include Burt Bacharach, Harry Belafonte, Luciano Pavarotti, Sheryl Crow, Gustavo Santaolalla and Andrea Bocelli.Former front man for The Police, Sting is known for his high-p...

Malin Akerman to host the Ischia Fest conference tomorrow at the Italian Village on la croisette

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                              Actress Malin Akerman will be host of the Ischia Global Fim & Music festival press conference at the Italian Pavillon on the Croisette (42, la croisette) fest21.com will upload video excerpts from the conference   Swedish-actress Malin Akerman (Watchman) and Italian-actress Martina ...

Joel Schumacher and Citto Maselli hommage from Ischia global to be announced in Cannes

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American filmmaker Joel Schumacher and Italian film director Citto Maselli will receive the lifetime's achievement "Ischia Global Award - In memory of Luchino Visconti'. The awarding ceremony of the two filmmakers - who had a special artistic and personal relationship with the Italian master - will take place during the "7° Global Film & Music Fest" (from July 12 to 19) at Villa La Colombaia, the famous Visconti's villa at Forio d'Ischia, that will re-open after important r...

Twilight” has been nominated as ‘cult movie’ of the year at Ischia Global

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“Twilight” has been nominated as ‘cult movie’ of the year: the award for the record-shattering box office hit that mesmerized young viewers all over the world will go to the American director Catherine Hardwicke at 7° Ischia Global Film & Music fest (July 12th 19th). Based on the best selling novel by Stephenie Meyer “Twilight”, the film has just been nominated to seven MTV Movie Awards including the one for the best original song (“Decode” by Paramore). 53-year old Hardwicke, a...

Palm Beach: a Setting Known As Paradise

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Palm Beach, Florida is more than a place, it is a destination. Synonymous with Florida's exotic beauty as well as a chic resort for the uber-wealthy for more than a century, Palm Beach, the island, and the surrounding county that also bears its name, is a place of wonderment that attracts tourists from all over the U.S. and points beyond. The attraction of being close to (if not a part of) the playground of the super-rich, the area has grown in the past few decades into a destination known for i...

A Setting Known As Paradise

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    Palm Beach, April 18------Palm Beach, Florida is more than a place, it is a destination. Synonymous with Florida's exotic beauty as well as a chic resort for the uber-wealthy for more than a century, Palm Beach, the island, and the surrounding county that also bears its name, is a place of wonderment that attracts tourists from all over the U.S. and points beyond. The attraction of being close to (if not a part of) the playground of the super-rich, the area has grown in th...

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PRESS RELEASE 11th THESSALONIKI DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL Images of the 21st Century March 13 – 22, 2009 The 11th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century, part of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, presents approximately 170 films by directors from all over the world, as well as a full parallel events program, to be announced next Monday, March 9th. OPENING FILM The ...

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This outdoor film festival shoots essay features, documentaries, shorts, pocket movies and music videos in an amphitheatre equipped with one of the widest projection screens in Italy which rises having an artificial lake all around.

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

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The 11th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century (March 13 – 22, 2009) will present approximately 200 documentaries in the event’s flagship OLYMPION and PAVLOS ZANNAS theatres at the festival headquarters in Aristotelous square. Additional screening venues JOHN CASSAVETES, STAVROS TORNES, FRIDA LIAPPA and TONIA MARKETAKI are located at the Thessaloniki pier, within walking distance from the Festival headquarters, the guests’ hotels and the International Doc Market....

Pupi Avati will be honored in LA Italia

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Film director Pupi Avati will be honored with a retrospective at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on the occasion of the “4th Los Angeles, Italia – Film, Fashion and Art Fest”, the “Made in Italy” and cinematic art event to be held in California from February 15th through 21st 2009 (on the eve of the Oscar Night ®). The announcement was made by the Chairman of the Istituto Capri nel Mondo Tony Petruzzi and by the director of the Italian Institute of Culture in Los Angeles, Mrs Frances...

Submission now open

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The Ischia 2009 Film Location Festival isnow accepting entries for its sixth annual event, June 22-28, on the beautifulisland of Ischia in the Gulf of Naples.The Festival recognizes the contributionsof international filmmakers-producers, directors, cinematographers,designers-of full-length feature films, shorts, and documentaries, specificallyfor their artistic use of locations, allowing audiences to gain profoundinsight into the beauty and richness of landscapes and local cultures, not onlyin I...

Gomorrah by Matteo Garrone: Festival Film of the year Nominee

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Gomorrah by Matteo Garrone Directed by: Matteo Garrone Written by: Roberto Saviano (book) Produced by: Domenico Procacci, Laura Paolucci Cast: Toni Servillo, Salvatore Abruzzese, Simone Sacchettino, Salvatore Ruocco, Gianfranco Imparato   Synopsis: Power, money and blood: these are the values that the residents of the province of Naples and Caserta confront every day. They have practically no choice, and are forced to obey the rules of the “System,” the Camorra. O...

Gomorrah, from Cannes to Festival Film of the Year Nominee

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Gommorrah by Matteo Garrone is one of the 8 FILMFESTIVALS.COM's nominees of Festival Film of Year by filmfestivals.comthe other nominees are:Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard London, Golden Globes, Satellite Award, Screen Actors Guild AwardsSlumdog Millionaire by Danny Boyle Toronto, London, Austin, Golden Globe, Independent Spirit Award, Satellite Award, Screen Actors Guild AwardsChangeling by Clint EastwoodCannes, New York, Golden Globe, Independent Spirit Award, Satellite Award, Screen Actors Guild A...

Massimo Ranieri to be honored in LA Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest

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In February, at the 4th Los Angeles, Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest (to be held from February 15th through 21st at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood) Massimo Ranieri will be the Ambassador of Naples and of its artistic tradition. Accompanied by the great director Maurizio Scaparro, Ranieri will present the American premire of his latest film LUltimo Pulcinella (also screened at the recent Rome International Film Festival) and will perform live together with a special band made up of musicians...

The Torino Film Festival awards

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The Jury of Torino 26 – Feature Film Competition of the 26th Torino Film Festival, composed of Alexey German jr. (Russia), Jonathan Lethem (USA), Dito Montiel (USA), Alba Rohrwacher (Italy), Jerzy Stuhr (Poland), awards the following prizes: • Best Film (25.000 euros) to:TONY MANERO by Pablo Larraín (Chile/Brazil, 2008, 98 min) • Jury Special Award (10.000 euros) to:PRINCE OF BROADWAY by Sean Baker (USA, 2008, 100 min) • Best Actress Award to:EMMANUELLE DEVOS for...

I ve seen filmswrapped

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I'VE SEEN FILMS 2008 The Festival ended end with a very successful response from the audience and the authors alike.The launching pad of this international short film Festival has been the Tiscali InShort contest, hosted by Tiscali in cooperation with CortoWeb in the http://video.tiscali.it channel. The short film authors have also had the opportunity to enjoy a wider visibility thanks to the airing of their works on Tiscali.TV’s Corto Ciack channel, the innovative Tiscali’s IPTV launched l...

European Film Awards - The Selection has 44 titles

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 EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2008in alphabetical order (please note that articles (a, the/le, la/el, il, etc) are ignored)3 DIAS (Before the Fall), Spaindirected by Francisco Javier Gutierrezwritten by Juan Velarde & F. Javier Gutierrezproduced by Maestranza Films, Green Moon Prod., PentagramaSynopsis: What would you do if the world was going to end in 72 hours? What would your neighbours, your family, the whole world do? The Secretary General of the Council of Nations has announced that a giganti...

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