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Meet the team of Baja International Film Festival at Los Cabos

We will be posting video interviews shortly. Meanwhile we would like to introduce to you the men and women whose vision transformed this idea of a world class festival dedicated to US and Mexican films... in Los Cabos (seems almost obvious when you think of it) into a brillant success... THE FOUNDERS                                 EDUARDO SANCHEZ-NAVARRO REDO  Regarded as one of the main p...

National Film Studio Belarusfilm

The Republican Unitary Enterprise National Film Studio "BELARUSFILM"   Film Studio “Belarusfilm” is one of the leading studios in Eastern Europe with a complete range of facilities from pre-production to full digital post production. The Studio is located in the center of Minsk, capital of the Republic of Belarus, only minutes from five star hotels, restaurants and shopping. The studio complex of services, offices, and departments occupies 25 acres. The studio h...

Paula Astorga, General Director of Cineteca Nacional

Paula Astorga, General Director of Cineteca Nacional at breakfast sur la plage during 65th Cannes Film Festival.


  Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal at Cannes, 2012 CINETECA NACIONAL MEXICANO INSTITUTO MEXICANO DE CINEMATOGRAFIA at 65th Cannes Film Festival! Official Press Release: MEXICO’S NEW CINETECA NACIONAL UNVEILED FOR THE FIRST TIME TO THE INTERNATIONAL FILM INDUSTRY OFFERING NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR FILMMAKERS AND AUDIENCES CANNES – Sunday 20 May 2012. The restoration and redevelopment of Mexico’s Cineteca Nacional, the country’s state-owned archive and cinémath...

The 4 +1 Festival has drawn 7500 in the five cities/countries

More than 7,500 spectators attended the screenings of the first edition of the 4 +1 Festival in the five cities where it simultaneously took place: Bogotá (Cinemateca Distrital de Bogotá and Sala Chile –Cine Colombia), Buenos Aires (MALBA-Fundación Costantini), México City (Cineteca Nacional de México), Madrid (Cine Palafox) and São Paulo (Cinemateca Brasileira). The veteran filmmaker Agnès Varda, winner of the 4 +1 Audience Award for Best Film with Les Plages d'Agnès (France, 2008), s...

Officer honors for Hong Kong director Johnnie To

In Cannes for his latest detective film screening in Competition, Vengeance, Hong Kong director Johnnie To was made an officer in the Ordre National des Arts et des Lettres by French Cultural Minister Christine Albanel at the Café des Palmes today, attended by Johnny Hallyday, lead actor in Vengeance. "You have set the tone of the cinema territory Hong Kong, and conveyed to us all your original vision of your hometown.", said Ms Albanel, who further elaborated by say...

Independent Cinema from all over the World to visit Rome in March

The eighth Roma Independent Film Festival, March 19th – 27th, will present numerous European and world premiers!This year’s calendar is filled with feature length films, documentaries and shorts arriving from all over the world. Special attention is given to the Italian and International First Works.Our International Jury includes the actresses Valentina Cervi and Sabrina Impacciatore, producer, Umberto Massa, journalist, Ahmad Rafat, and Paul Zonderland, General Director of Walt Disney Stu...

Molodist FilmBoat Meeting

With Kyiv IFF Molodist quickly approaching - yet bigger and more influential each time - General director Maksim Ilyashenko and project coordinator Marina Orekhova have announced the last call for projects to be submitted at Molodist FilmBoat Meeting - a new co-production oriented event whereat young filmmakers will have chance to present their cinema project at the attention of Europe's and the world's leading producers and funds financing cinema production.Molodist FilmBoat Meeting is aimed pr...

Lloyd Kaufman (Troma) new chairman with IFTA

Lloyd Kaufman of Troma Entertainment, Inc. has been elected Chairman of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) during the organization’s annual members meeting today, it was announced by Jean Prewitt, president and chief executive officer of IFTA. Kaufman begins his two-year term, effective today.IFTA membership also elected new Executive Committee members to two-year terms: Michael Ryan (Handmade Films International and former IFTA Chairman) to Vice Chairman and Paul Hertzberg (Ci...

Rome Film Fest: Starting at the Top

Most festivals, in their debut year, have a modest agenda and try to keep expectations at a low pitch. Not so the Rome Film Fest, which is approaching its inaugural session with the velocity of an unstoppable train.It has always seemed curious to Americans why some of Europe’s largest cities have not had a major film festival attached to them. Why, we wonder, did it take decades for Paris, the most cinephile of cities, to launch its own film event? Why are there no major film festivals in such...

Edith Grant joins The Cinema & Literature International Forum of Monte Carlo

The Cinema & Literature International Forum of Monte CarloNames Edith Grant Executive Director of the MIAL & RFM MarketsUnder the High Patronage of H.S.H Prince Albert II, The Cinema & Literature International Forum of Monte Carlo will celebrate its fifth anniversary, from April 7 to 9, 2006.The Forum uniquely links literature and comics to cinema and television by organizing discussion panels, master-classes, book-readings and film previews. In 2006, as in the past editions, it will bring toget...

MIP events line up

CALENDRIER DES EVENEMENTS MIPDOC 2005 & MIPTV featuring MILIA 2005MIPDOC 2005 9–10 avrilCONFERENCE MIPDOCLE SHOWCASE DES PROGRAMMATEURSModérateur : Gary Lico, President / CEO, Cable Ready Corporation (USA)Intervenants :. Andy Halper, Senior Producer, Thirteen/WNET (USA). Fabrice Puchault, Programme Adviser, Documentary Unit, France3 (France). Ian Russell, Dept. Controller for News, CA & Documentaries, Five (GB). Janet H. Vissering, Senior Vice President, Strategic Development/CoFinance, Natio...

The ADMC Digital Media Initiative

The ADMC Digital Media InitiativeResponding to the Challenges of Digital Media for Multi-PlatformsSummary of the results of the workshop on February 1st, 2005 at AIC, Sophia-Antipolis, France- The AIC Business Resort and the ADMC Cluster Initiative- How to Get European Funding- New Challenges for Satellite Broadcasting- Convergence, a Broadcaster's Point of View- Panel 1: New Platforms for Digital BroadcastingWhat are the New Challenges? Which Content for Which Platform?- Panel 2: New Models of ...

Michael Ryan new AFM Chairman

AFMA ANNOUNCES 2004 BOARD OF DIRECTORSThe 2004 Board of Directors for AFMA was elected at the organization's annual membership meeting, it was announced today by AFMA President & CEO, Jean Prewitt. Michael Ryan of IAC Films & Television in London was confirmed as Chairman (replacing replacing Kathy Morgan). Ryan, who ran unopposed, becomes the first person from outside the U.S. to hold the office. "I am very honored to have been selected Chairman of AFMA and feel that it is very much in the inte...


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