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Silver Linings Playbook written and directed by David O. Russell, has been named “Best Film of the Year” by Capri, Hollywood

  The movie directed by David O.Russell is also nominated for the 2013 Capri Audience Award and the Best Acting Ensemble of the Year Award  Festival will also screen ‘Caesar Must Die’, Italy’s 2012 Candidate for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar   One of the year’s most highly acclaimed films, Silver Linings Playbook written and directed by David O. Russell, has been named “Best Film of the Year” by Capri, Hollywood &ndas...

Zucchero to Present Clive Davis with 'ISCHIA LEGEND AWARD’

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Clive Davis, the American music producer and recording industry icon who is currently Chief Creative Officer for SONY Music Entertainment, will be presented with the 2012 Ischia Global Film & Music Fest’s rarely bestowed highest honor, the “William Wolton Ischia Legend Award” on the opening night of the 10th annual event. Zucchero, the GRAMMY®Award-nominated Italian blues singer and one of the best selling artists throughout Europe (who has performed at Royal Albert Hall ...

Paul Haggis, Oscar Winner writer and director to co host Ischia Global presentation Saturday (May 19th) at 11:15am

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Multi Oscar®-winning American screenwriter and film director Paul Haggis (Crash, 2004) will co-host the official presentation of the 2012 Ischia Global Film & Music Fest in Cannes Saturday (May 19th) at 11:15am at the International Village's Italian Pavilion. Joining him will be Italian iconic movie producer Marina Cicogna, Rumanian supermodel and actress Madalina Ghenea, producers Avi Lerner (Nu Image), Nicolas Chartier (Voltage Pictures), and Fulvio Lucisano (IIF) along with Fes...

Fernando Solanas will receive a 2012 Ischia Legend Award

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Retrospective of Solanas’ Work To Be Presented as Part of Festival’s Salute To Argentina Famed Argentine film director, screenwriter and politician Fernando Solanas will receive a “2012 Ischia Legend Award” in recognition of his lifetime of outstanding contributions to the cinema of Argentina during the 2012 Ischia Global Film & Music Fest to be held from July 8th to 15th on the isle which is located off the coast of Naples. The announcement was made here today by actor ...

Paolo e Vittorio Taviani to receive 2012 Ischia Legend Award

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Italian filmmakers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani have been named the first recipients of the “2012 Ischia Legend Award” which will be presented during the 10th Annual Ischia Global Film & Music Fest to be held from July 8th to 15th on isle which is located off the coast of Naples,. The announcement was made today by recently appointed Festival chairpersons Paula Wagner and Rick Nicita and Festival founder and producer Pascal Vicedomini. The festival is presented under the auspices ...

Hollywood icons Paula Wagner and Rick Nicita will chair the 2012 Ischia Global Film & Music Festival

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  Hollywood icons Paula Wagner and Rick Nicita will chair the 2012 Ischia Global Film & Music Festival, which will take place July 8th through the 15th on the magical Isle of Ischia, located off the coast of Naples, it was announced today by the Board of the Ischia International Arts Academy and Festival founder and producer Pascal Vicedomini. "We are extremely pleased to be chairing this year's exciting event," said Wagner and Nicita, both of whom received the...

Paula Wagner and Rick Nicita will chair next Ischia Global fest

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Hollywood icons Paula Wagner and Rick Nicita will chair the 2012 Ischia Global Film & Music Festival, which will take place July 8th through the 15th on the magical Isle of Ischia, located off the coast of Naples, it was announced today by the Board of the Ischia International Arts Academy and Festival founder and producer Pascal Vicedomini. "We are extremely pleased to be chairing this year's exciting event," said Wagner and Nicita, both of whom received the Ischia Lifetime Achievement Award at...

Josefina Molina, Honorary Goya Award 2012

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  Spanish writer and filmmaker Josefina Molina has been announced as the 2012 Honorary Goya Award that the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences gives annually. , was born in Cordoba in 1936.She graduated In Politics at Complutense University of Madrid but also was the first woman in Spain to get an Official Degree in Cinematography in 1969. Spanish writer and filmmaker Josefina Molina will be the third woman in Goya´s history to obtain this award. She recogni...

Josefina Molina, Honorary Goya Award 2012

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Spanish writer and filmmaker Josefina Molina has been announced as the 2012 Honorary Goya Award that the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences gives annually. Josefina Molina, was born in Cordoba in 1936.She graduated In Politics at Complutense University of Madrid but also was the first woman in Spain to get an Official Degree in Cinematography in 1969. Spanish writer and filmmaker Josefina Molina will be the third woman in Goya´s history to obtain this award. She recognized th...

6th European Psychoanalytic Film Festival Focuses on Migration Across National And Mental States

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Under the title Border-Crossing: Migration Across National and Mental States, the 6th Psychoanalytic Film Festival (epff6) will present an impressive programme of European film. The Festival, which is organised by The Institute of Psychoanalysis and takes place from 3-6 November 2011, will feature films from 10 different countries, many of which have never been shown before in the UK. They will be discussed by the filmmakers themselves with psychoanalysts and film scholars. The programme ...

Garden State Film Festival Returns to Asbury Park

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  9th Annual Garden State Film Festival Returns to Asbury Park, NJ  March 31-April 3, 2011 Honorees Include: Honorary Chairperson, John Lloyd, President of Meridian Health Care Spirit of NJ Clarence Clemons of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band Beacon Award Lainie Kazan, Movie, TV, Music and Broadway Star Lifetime Achievement Award-Steve Sabol, President of NFL Films Plus-Ann Reinking acclaimed BroadwayStar and Choreographer & ...

Monte-Carlo Television Festival announces festival docu opener

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The 49th Monte-Carlo Television Festival was officially declared open by its Honorary President, H.S.H. Prince Albert II, last night. A star-studded opening ceremony was followed by the international premiere of the television documentary film “Backdoor Channels: The Price of Peace”. Members of the production team of the opening film including Director Harry Hunkele, Script Writer Jonathan Hicks, Executive Producers Arick Wierson and Matthew Tollin, Co-Producer Vered Kollek-Meisel, Associate...

New record when Gôteborg festival closes

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The 32nd edition of The Göteborg International Film Festival broke a new record. In total of 124 500 tickets were sold for 700 screenings of 450 films from 65 different countries. 31 000 member ship cards were sold. This means that the festival manifests its strong position, and once again increases both ticket and membership sales. Over a three year period the memberships have increased by 29 %.During the closing press conference today Marit Kapla summed up her second year as festival director...

Avignon Film Festival Prizewinners

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2008 Prizewinners25th Avignon Film FestivalJune 25-29, 2008The 25th Avignon Film Festival concluded on Sunday, June 29th 2008. At the Closing Ceremony attended by the festival's Honorary President, Maria de Medeiros, and most of the filmmakers in competition, the 2008 international jury announced this year's prizewinners :* PRIX TOURNAGE for the Best American Feature Film :"Sita Sings The Blues" by Nina Paley (USA)* PRIX TOURNAGE for the Best European Feature Film :"Affaire de Famille" (Family V...

Anifest is up and running

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For the seventh time, the South Bohemian spa town of Třeboň has turned into the Mecca of animated film. Theatres, streets and parks are full of visitors. The entire town vibrates with the festival. “The beautiful weather makes the overall friendly atmosphere even better,“ says Festival Director Petr Slavík. In the theatres, at the marketplaces, cycling or enjoying their cup of coffee, visitors can meet film professionals such as Michaela Pavlátová, Břetislav Pojar, Michiel...

MEFEST showcase for Tourist, Ecology, Sports, and Culinary Film

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The International Festival of Tourist, Ecology, Sports, and Culinary Film – MEFEST- 2008 is taking place this year for the 16th time.Founded in 1993, this Festival with its various programs, reliable esthetics and social orientation, curiosity of its selectors and high criteria of its Juries, has achieved recognition at home and abroad, and, therefore, without any exaggeration can be recognized as an outstanding, radiant spot on a great atlas of global manifestations of similar kind. The autho...

Tourfilm Festival

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The tourist film was born in Italy. In 1962, in fact, Venice was held to the first National Festival of the Tourist Film staying in that center till 1970. Subsequently it has reached other Italian cities: Palermo (1971'72), Naples (1973), Lignano Sabbiadoro (1974), Como (1975), Olbia (1976), Fiuggi (1985). Afterwards, in 1983, was integrated with the First International Tourist Film Festival, that was born in Montecatini T. till 1992, to turn then in Varese (1996), and in oders city.Inserted am...

Anifest Festival of Animated films Winners

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Anifest: the 6th year of the International Festival of Animated films in Trebon / CZECH REPUBLIC has its winners!The 6th year of the International Festival of Animated films in Trebon is over. The winners of all festival competitions (international, national and internet animation competition, the Trebon Prize, Audience Prize) were announced. 242 films from 38 countries competed this year, the festival has been visited by more than 100 guests from abroad (from 24 countries). The famous Belgian d...

The Göteborg Film Festival, No 29!

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The Göteborg Film Festival, now in its 29th year will be held 26th January to 4th of February, becoming the Nordic film branch headquarters for ten days. The festival head is the esteemed film critic Jannike Åhlund who has been active for nearly three decades on the Swedish film scene and a member of the Un Certain Regard jury at Cannes 2003. The festival is both a public forum as well as a branch meeting place with 450 features, shorts, and documentaries from 60 countries.George Clooney’s ...

Alan Parker heads Moscow Jury

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Moscow festival jury members:MAIN COMPETITIONAlan PARKER — Chairman, director (United Kingdom) Jerzy STUHR — actor, director (Poland) Boris AKUNIN — author (Russia) Armen MEDVEDEV — film critic, film producer (Russia) Barbara SUKOWA — actress (Germany) Humbert BALSAN — film producer (France) COMPETITION PERSPECTIVESAlexei UCHITEL — Chairman, director, producer (Russia) Diana DUMBRAVA — actress (Romania) Stefan LAUDYN — festival director (Pola...

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