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How to double revenues…by understanding audiences. Seminar at Göteborg

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In the beginning of February 2013 the long-awaited report on the creative sector in Sweden will be published. One of the case studies, written by Bengt Toll, looks at the prerequisites for a real growth on all levels within the Swedish Film Industry. That is the backdrop to this seminar in which Bengt Toll discuss his findings with experts Mike Gubbins and Peter Buckinghamwho will take the issues further. The seminar aims to cut to the real issue for producer...

The Industry events scheduled at London BFI

The 56th BFI London Film Festival in association with American Express today reveals an exciting and comprehensive line up of events, screenings and services for UK and international film professionals. The Industry Programme, held at BFI Southbank and other London venues, comes hot on the heels of the early October launch of the BFI’s five year plan for supporting British film – Film Forever – and underlines the BFI’s steadfast commitment to supporting the B...

Crossmedia Distribution in Focus: European Film Market to host industry panel with Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

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In their sixth consecutive year, the EFM Industry Debates (Friday 10 to Sunday 12 February 2012, each at 4:30 to 5:30 in the Gropius Mirror Restaurant) highlight current trends and future developments in the industry.For the first time this year, the prominent professional event will be presented by the trade fair for consumer electronics IFA Berlin, Official Host of the EFM Industry Debates 2012. The successful panel discussions will continue to be organised in cooperation with the inte...

KINOSCOPE - New Section in Sarajevo Film Festival Programming

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The Sarajevo Film Festival has created a new section in its programming called KINOSCOPE and drafted in three new programmers onto its international team: Mike Goodridge from the UK, Alessandro Raja from Italy and Mathilde Henrot from France. The programme will comprise films from around the world, both narrative and documentary, choosing 18 films from around the globe excluding the southeastern European territories which compose the festival’s competition strand. The focus will be on disti...

CineMart 2012 presents 36 film projects

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CineMart, the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s co-production market has selected 36 film projects (from 465 entries) which will be presented to approximately 850 potential co-financiers. Reputed filmmakers such as Kelly Reichardt, Ruben Östlund, Quintin Dupieux, Athina Rachel Tsangari and Úrszula Antoniak will launch their new projects. The selection further includes feature length débuts, a project from a director with a film in Tiger Awards Competition and films participating in th...

Milcho Manchevski in Aruba

Director Milcho Manchevski appeared on red carpet at 2nd annual AIFF after his 'Conversations With' session earlier that day. Stay Tuned for transcription of 'conversation with' conducted by Wendy Mitchell from Screen International :-)photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Milcho Manchevski in Aruba

Director Milcho Manchevski appeared on red carpet at 2nd annual AIFF after his 'Conversations With' session earlier that day. Stay Tuned for transcription of 'conversation with' conducted by Wendy Mitchell from Screen International :-)photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Milcho Manchevski in Aruba

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Milcho Manchevski in Aruba  Sound like a RHCP album??? :-) Well, it's not. No, this is the latest film by celebrated Macedonian filmmaker Milcho Manchevski (Before the Rain, 1994; Dust 2001; Shadows, 2007). This week Milcho has attended the 2nd annual Aruba International Film Festival to showcase his latest film, MOTHERS, as well as his Golden Lion award-winning film BEFORE THE RAIN. He will also attend a 'Conversations With' discussing at length his career as an award-winning filmmake...

MOTHERS, Milcho at AIFF 2011

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Milcho Manchevski in Aruba Sound like a RHCP album??? :-) Well, it's not. No, this is the latest film by celebrated Macedonian filmmaker Milcho Manchevski (Before the Rain, 1994; Dust 2001; Shadows, 2007). This week Milcho has attended the 2nd annual Aruba International Film Festival to showcase his latest film, MOTHERS, as well as his Golden Lion award-winning film BEFORE THE RAIN. He will also attend a 'Conversations With' discussing at length his career as an award-winning filmmaker and...

Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) winners

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Celebrate, Captivate, and Connect was the theme for the 2011 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA)! After 6 days and over 7,000 attendees the Festival drew to a close Sunday night (April 17) with a gala celebration that included the world premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' ZOKKOMON which opens in U.S. theaters on April 22nd and the presentation of the festival's Grand Jury and Audience Award, followed by a reception.The festival, which screened 32 features, documentaries and short films at ...

EFM Industry Debates 2011 - Spotlight On Current Industry Trends

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  In their fifth consecutive year, the EFM Industry Debates highlight current trends in the industry. This year the industry event, hosted by the EFM from 11 - 13 February in cooperation with the international trade magazines Screen International, Variety and The Hollywood Reporter, will focus on independent film finance, the changing role of the sales agent in the current economic climate and the future of 3D.   Friday, 11 February 2011: Independent Film Finance In ...

LONDON FILM FESTIVAL - SHORTLISTS AND JURIES ANNOUNCED/ DANNY BOYLE TO RECEIVE BFI FELLOWSHIP

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This year's London Film Festival jury has finally been announced along with the shortlist of the films up for Best Film Award, Best British Newcomer, Sutherland Award and the Grierson Award for Best Documentary. The Best Film Award jury will be chaired by American actress Patricia Clarkson (Green Mile, The Pledge, Shutter Island) and includes Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects, Miller's Crossing), Sandy Powell (costume designer in The Departed, The Aviator and pretty much all Scorsese/DiCaprio c...

The judges for this year's Hollywood World Awards

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The 13th Annual Hollywood Film Festival, presented by Starz, today announced the judges for this year's Hollywood World Awards. Created to recognize the best in international cinema, the Hollywood World Awards will be presented at the Hollywood Awards gala, which culminates the festival on October 26 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.A panel of international judges, chaired by Mike Goodridge, editor of Screen International, consists of critics and festival directors who select the sh...

Newport International Film Festival

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2009 NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALJune 3 – 7, 2009The 2009 NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL announced its Jury; Student & Audience Award winners at an event on Sunday, June 7 in the Filmmaker Lounge at the fest headquarters at Empire Tea & Coffee in Newport.The awards ceremony was kicked off and introduced by Executive Director Jennifer Maizel along with Artistic Director Tom Hall and Programmers Holly Herrick and Andrea van Bueren. The 2009 Newport International Film Festival Narrat...

Newport International Film Fest ready to open

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The 2009 NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL will take place June 3-7 in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island. This year’s Festival will present five days and nights of screenings of over 90 U.S. and international feature, documentary and short films; Rhode Island focus, narrative, documentary and audience award competitions; filmmaker panels; events; a free screening in beautiful Ballard Park; the presentation of the prestigious Claiborne Pell Award; and those fabulous Newport parties. There wil...

European Film Market: Crisis? Innovations, Opportunities, and Strategies - the 2009 European Film Market Industry Debates

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The European Film Market (EFM) is presenting the 2009 EFM Industry Debates (February 6 to 8). Celebrated film journalists, representatives, and financial backers from around the world will discuss the possibilities and opportunities emerging as a result of the global financial and economic crisis. In what ways are international markets changing? What kinds of opportunities do new strategies create? How are film projects to be financed in the future despite the general credit cru...

European Film Market: news

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European Film Market: Crisis? Innovations, Opportunities, and Strategies - the 2009 EFM Industry Debates With its new partner Commerzbank AG the European Film Market (EFM) is presenting the 2009 EFM Industry Debates (February 6 to 8) in cooperation with the magazines Screen International, The Hollywood Reporter, and Variety.Celebrated film journalists, representatives, and financial backers from around the world will discuss the possibilities and opportunities emerging as a result of the global ...

New advisory board at The Met Film School

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The Met Film School is proud to announce the formation of its new advisory board, comprising eleven accomplished industry professionals. The board will draw on its varied knowledge and expertise to advise on the future direction of the school and thereby help to enrich the student experience.The advisory board is headed by award-winning director and Met Film School patron Stephen Frears, whose work includes widely acclaimed titles The Queen, Dangerous Liaisons and Dirty Pretty Things. Other mem...

The planet wins at Vancouver

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VIFF 2007 award winners announcedThe 26th annual Vancouver International Film Festival concluded its highly successful 16-day run today with the closing gala screening of Pierre Salvadori’s film PRICELESS (HORS DE PRIX) in the Visa Screening Room at the Empire Granville 7 Cinemas. Prior to the screening, festival director Alan Franey announced the winners of five juried awards and three audience awards; a sixth juried award was announced previously. Mr. Franey also announced that ticket sales ...

Vancouver International Film Festival Awards

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The 26th Vancouver International Film Festival will hand out eight awards just before the Closing Gala screening of “Priceless” on October 12. The awards ceremony takes place in the Visa Screening Room at the Empire Granville 7 Cinemas (855 Granville at Robson). The awards are: • Kyoto Planet "Climate for Change" Award ($25,000) • Citytv Western Canada Feature Film Award ($12,000) • Most Promising Director of a Canadian Short ...

"Cinema: Towards the Audiences of Tomorrow" Toutes les Videos

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Herewith the links to opening forum from the Cannes Festival/ Cinema towards the audience of tomorrow.Ci-dessous, les liens vers les vidéos de la conférence sur l'avenir du cinéma du 16 mai au Palais des Festivals à Cannes..As a prelude to its sixtieth anniversary, on May 16th the Festival de Cannes organized a moment of reflexion on the changing profile of the audiences of tomorrow. Confronted with multiple digital offerings (Vod, community networks, blogs, vlogs), today’s audience is...

Cannes opens with a forum on the future of cinema

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As a prelude to its sixtieth anniversary, on May 16th the Festival de Cannes organized a moment of reflexion on the changing profile of the audiences of tomorrow. Confronted with multiple digital offerings (Vod, community networks, blogs, vlogs), today’s audience is engaging in new ways with film, bringing significant transformations to the international film market.Over 300 festival participants from around the world attended this event which featured speakers who are exploring and developing...

The opening forum on the future of cinema

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As a prelude to its sixtieth anniversary, on May 16th the Festival de Cannes organized a moment of reflexion on the changing profile of the audiences of tomorrow. Confronted with multiple digital offerings (Vod, community networks, blogs, vlogs), today’s audience is engaging in new ways with film, bringing significant transformations to the international film market.Over 300 festival participants from around the world attended this event which featured speakers who are exploring and developing...

Cinema: challenges of the next decade get on the list of the opening Cannes forum

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On the opening day of its 60th anniversary, the Festival de Cannes is proposing a moment of reflection on the opportunities and challenges of the next decade.Film industry representatives, new media players, journalists and sociologists from around the world will share their experiences and views on how the fast evolving digital economy is shaping new roles for directors, producers and distributors while offering exciting opportunities to creators and audiences.They will debate on the evolution ...

Cannes opens with a forum examining the future of cinema "Cinema: towards the audiences of tomorrow"

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On the opening day of its 60th anniversary, Wednesday May 16 from 2:30pm to 5:30pm, the Festival de Cannes is offering a moment of reflection on the opportunities and challenges of the next decade by holding a conference focused on the evolution of audience practices and on the ties between cinema creation, new promotional and broadcast platforms.  Film industry representatives, new media players, journalists and sociologists will share their experiences and views on how the fast evolving digit...

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