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Interfilm, the International Short Film Festival Berlin

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Feature films, animation, documentaries, children's film, music clips, international or German films – all of them make up interfilm, the International Short Film Festival Berlin, whose audiences have increased steadily in the past decade. Around 4,000 films from 90 countries were submitted to the Festival offices in Berlin. 450 of these have been selected for competition in the fifteen international programs and three German programs, and for screening in the 50 special programs. Three of the...

The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival awards

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The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival is pleased to announce the selection of film finalists for its 2007 competition. Over twenty Judges representing the Festival’s Board of Directors chose from 400 films entered into some 700 categories, an approximate 25% increase in submissions. Final judging will take place immediately prior to the Festival and will be announced at the Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner Thursday, October 4th. All films entered into competition are eligible for the (Best of...

2007 Medien Forum Cologne - Film and Television Perspectives

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ln June the public media authorities of North Rhine Westphalia (NRW), the most populous German state with the largest economic output, staged the annual Medien Forum in close cooperation with the media industry and professional associations. The Forum was first initiated in 1988 by the governing social democratic party and had the objective of facilitating the transition of NRW’s steel and coal based economy to a knowledge intensive service economy with a strong information and media compon...

Hamburg International Short Film Festival Awards

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A week packed with 400 short films ended on monday June 11th in Hamburg. The 23rd International Short Film Festival screened 220 of 3800 submitted short films in the the competitive categories and a further 180 films in non-competitive special programmes . Overall more than 30.000 euros of prize-money were poured out. Apart from a large number of accreditated guests and a high number of interesting films it was espcially the subtropical climate that shaped this year's festival. No wonder that...

Dok Leipzig 2007 prepares to celebrate the 50th edition

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DOK Leipzig, the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary und Animated Film, celebrates its 50th edition with numerous innovations from 29 Oct. to 04 Nov. 2007. You can submit all new documentary and animated films for the official festival programme and the DOK Market until 28 July.Founded in1955, DOK Leipzig is the biggest German and one of the leading international festivals for documentary and animated film. It offers a top-class programme with the best new productions from all over th...

The German Film Music Day in Cannes May 21

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Film music made in Germany - At the 60th Film Festival in Cannes, Monday May 21 2007, is given over to German film music. The guest of honour of GERMAN FILM MUSIC is the film music composer Klaus Doldinger, who wrote the score for the films THE BOAT, THE NEVER ENDING STORY and others.   The German Film Music Day is organised by Soundtrack_Cologne and mediamusic:nrw, and presented by the Composers' Club - Deutscher Komponistenverband and the German Composers Association in cooperation with ...

The German Film Music Day in Cannes May 21

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Film music made in Germany - At the 60th Film Festival in Cannes, Monday May 21 2007, is given over to German film music. The guest of honour of GERMAN FILM MUSIC is the film music composer Klaus Doldinger, who wrote the score for the films THE BOAT, THE NEVER ENDING STORY and others.The German Film Music Day is organised by Soundtrack_Cologne and mediamusic:nrw, and presented by the Composers' Club - Deutscher Komponistenverband and the German Composers Association in cooperation with FFACE, th...

One City, Two Legends

Thursday, February 8----Two legends collided in one city tonight as the Berlin International Film Festival began this evening. For one night only, Edith Piaf waltzed with Marlene Dietrich on the steps of the Berlinale Palast, in the heart of the "new Berlin" Potsdamer Platz. Of course, the two, most deceased, were not dancing in the flesh. But when the music of Edith Piaf, as captured in the Berlinale Opening Night Film LA VIE EN ROSE, spilled onto the streets of Marlene Dietrich Platz, two l...

Les Rencontres Internationales Sciences et Cinémas (RISC Marseille, 1ère édition) chic encore un nouveau festival

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Rencontres Internationales Sciences et Cinémas RISC Marseille 2006 1ère édition à Marseille, du 14 au 7 décembre 2006 au Cinéma Les Variétés 37 rue Vincent Scotto 13001 Marseille Les Rencontres Internationales Sciences et Cinémas (RISC Marseille, 1ère édition) sont nées suite à nos diverses expériences en matière de programmation de films à caractère scientifique, et notamment aux quatre précédentes éditions du « Miroir des Sciences (regards de cinéastes sur les scie...

Full Programme of FilmFestival Cottbus

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More than 100 films from 23 countries for the Festival of East European Cinema, which is being held from November 14 to 18. 1. Feature Film and Short Film Competitions – diverse and subtle Ten films from eight countries were nominated for the Feature Film Competition, of which nine will be having their international or German premiere in Cottbus. Bulgaria and Romania are particularly strongly represented here with two films each - which can be regarded as the undisputed proof for the new depa...

Classical Music Film Has Florida Premiere

Tuesday, October 24----The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival will present an inspiring documentary film on contemporary classical music, on Wednesday evening starting at 6:00pm, at the Cinema Paradiso. PIANISTS - DEFINING CHOPIN is a breathtaking musical documentary that follows the four winners of the 2005 National Chopin Piano Competition, which was held in Miami in March of last year, as they compete in the International Chopin Piano Competition, the oldest and most prestigious ...

Cologne Conference 2006: Spiegel TV & Film Festival.

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As the 16th edition shows, the Cologne Conference held from May 18. – 24, 2006 has become the most important annual German platform for presenting the innovative international fiction and non- fiction television fare as well as influential professional seminars. It could be best compared to a one-week crash course in reflexive high quality television and film. Under the current direction of Martin Richter, there is continued emphasis on film, as exemplified by this year’s comprehensive Micha...

Wildscreen jurors warn industry not to sacrifice content for style

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Jurors for the world’s biggest festival of natural history film and television have warned the industry not to sacrifice content for style simply because new technology is providing increased scope for innovation. Presenting the report from the Nominations Panel for WILDSCREEN 2006, jury chair and festival trustee Carol Haslam, said many of this year’s record 412 entries from 46 countries for the biennial Panda Awards showed the exciting possibilities changing technology offers. “At the hi...

Berlinale Opening Gala preceeds premiere of Snow Cake

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International and German Stars at the Opening of the 56th BerlinaleThe Opening Gala of the 56th Berlin International Film Festival was held on February 9 in the Berlinale Palast at Potsdamer Platz. For the first time, the event has been broadcasted live on television (ZDF/3sat). Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick opened the Festival together with Minister of State and Commissioner for Cultural and Media Affairs Bernd Neumann, Governing Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit and Jury President Charlotte ...

Ten films from seven countries in competition at Cottbus

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The 15th FilmFestival Cottbus ­- Festival of East European Cinema will open in the Cottbus Staatstheater on 8th November with Susanne Irina Zacharias' feature film debut „Hallesche Kometen" („Halle Comets”). The father-son story set in Halle/Saale was produced as part of the „Ostwind“ series, a joint programme workshop administered by RBB and ZDF/Das kleine Fernsehspiel. The winner of the Film Prize of the Saarland Prime-Minister at this year's Max Ophüls Prize Film Festival in Saarb...

SoundTrack_Cologne: European Film Music Awards

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European Film Music Awards “New Sound in European Film” go to Russia and the UKSoundTrack_Cologne2.0, the Cologne convention on music and sound in film and the media, culminated in Saturday’s festive awards ceremony for the European Film Music Award “New Sound in European Film”. In the category FILMSCORE the European Film Music Award went to Maria Ushenina from Moscov, in the category SOUNDDESIGN the winner was Christopher Wilson from the UK.The Skoda SoundTrack Award for students unde...

International Film Congress at the 2005 Cologne Medien Forum

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International Film Congress at the 2005 Cologne Medien Forum06/30 – 07/05The Largest European media conference, the Cologne Medien Forum in North Rhine Westphalia (NRW) has a comprehensive orientation providing updates on socio-economic related issues impacting the film and television industries and comprehensive screenings through the parallel Cologne Conference which feature the best television programs produced world wide in the previous year. Other equally important parts are the Intern...

AsoloArtFilmFestival awards

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The 2004 AsoloArtFilmFestival was held from 25 to 31 October.The Festival was revived in 2001 in the wake of the ‘Festival del Film sull’Arte e di Biografie d’Artista’ founded in 1973 by Flavia Paulon. The first of its kind, in being autonomous, the Asolo Festival has won international acclaim thanks to the participation of famous directors such as Andrej Tarkovskij, Luciano Emmer and Adrian Maben, and of Italian and foreign art and film critics. The festival was refounded by the A.I.A.F...

EFA Short list revealed

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Every year, the various activities of the European Film Academy culminate in the presentation of the European Film Awards which are produced by DDA Productions, London. In 2004, the European Film Awards are taking place for the seventeenth time and they will include 17 categories (including the Jameson People’s Choice Awards voted for by cinema audiences across Europe).The European Film Awards 2004 will be celebrated in Barcelona on December 11, 2004.The nominees are...EFA members votes will d...

Jester Wins at Sprockets - Toronto children's Fest

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JESTER TILL (TILL EULENSPIEGEL) receives Audience Award for best animation film at the prize-giving ceremony for the 7th International Children's Film Festival SPROCKETS in Toronto. The Audience Award for Best Animation Film was presented at the closing ceremony of SPROCKETS in Famous Players Canada Square to the animated feature JESTER TILL (TILL EULENSPIEGEL) by Eberhard Junkersdorf. The film was produced by Munich Animation Film (in co-production with CP Medien/Ludwigsburg and De Familie Jans...

Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film awards

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The 12th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film 2004 (1st – 6th April) has broken the attendance record of the last Festival: the organizers expect the number of visitors to total over 40,000. The evening events were completely sold out and even the repeat screenings of the competition programmes were all very full.500 films were screened at four venues (Alte Reithalle, Atelier im Bollwerk, Treffpunkt Rotebühlplatz and KOKI im Filmhaus) over the six days. At the centre of the world...

Stuggart gets animated early April

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12th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated FilmFrom 1st – 6th April 2004 Stuttgart will once again be the Mecca of animated film. The International Festival of Animated Film, which was founded in 1982, is now entering its twelfth year. With over 40,000 visitors, the world’s second largest festival for animated film is the most important event of its kindin Germany.Over 1,200 film entries means that a new record has been set compared with the last Festival (932 entries). Concentrated a...

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