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Elle Macpherson new face of Invisible Zinc Myer Sydney, by Eva Rinaldi

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Elle Macpherson new face of Invisible Zinc Myer Sydney, by Eva Rinaldi - 21st October 2011 Elle Macpherson Elle Macpherson has scored her latest product endorsement, Invisible Zinc, letting the cat out of the bag at Myer Sydney today. The famous super model is in Australia for both business and family matters (her father Peter Gow fighting a battle with cancer). Elle looked great as she appeared in the popular Cosme...

Thessaloniki gearing up for 52nd edition,

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We will be covering the festival with dailies...stay tuned       52nd THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL will run  November 4 - 13, 2011 With less than a week to go before the start of the event, we have the pleasure to contact you with the latest news from this year's 52ND Thessaloniki International Film Festival, which kicks off Friday, November 4th.   A complete list of this year's line-up can be found at the end of this pres...

The Artifice

Director: JOSE ENRIQUE MARCH.
What if a filmmaker's mind begins to lose? What if he does not distinguish between reality and fiction? All mirrors always have two sides... Quique's mind, a former film director failed, is lost. So, settle with him to help her sister Martha, an actress of limited success, and the nurse Amador. Thereafter, they both witness the decay of a creator where, as a cog missing pieces will be shutting down. Little by little, Quique likes and dislikes, their own ghosts and memories of the characters in his films, get hold of his sanity to integrate into their daily lives. Despite the care, the confusion of Quique accelerates and he happily gives himself to the fiction of a nearby tribute. Then, his whole life becomes a real movie, an Artifice...

A Vacation From Ordinary Film

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  The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, now in its 26th year, has got it right. It invites its audiences to take a vacation from ordinary film to dive into the many pleasures of its offerings from a cinematic survey of more than 150 films from 35 countries. With Fort Lauderdale’s reputation as one of America’s leisure playgrounds, the phrase is an invitation for immersion that has many rewards. Two things distinguish this festival…..one is the wide range of its venues, ...

Legon International Film Festival

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I want to organize a film festival in Ghana just to showcase movies from other countries that we will never see in the cinema here, can you help. This will be in conjunction with the univ of Ghana , school of performing arts, as they have a very nice amphitheatre but it might be on the grass so people can come with blankets and pillows and camp chairs. The concept is very simple, when I use to live in Perth Australia, during the summer month the university of west Australia had a interna...

Warrior Sydney Premiere Rough And Ready, by Eva Rinaldi

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 Warrior Sydney Premiere Rough And Ready : by Eva Rinaldi Warrior enjoyed it's Sydney, Australia premiere tonight in what was a rough and ready affair at Sydney's Event Cinemas, George Street.     The movie plot goes like this... The youngest son (Tom Hardy) of an alcoholic former boxer (Nick Nolte) returns home, where he's trained up by his old man for competition in a MMA tourney...a journey that puts the fighter on a collision with his older brother (Joel Edgerton). ...

Jason Derulo performs at Parramatta, Australia, by Eva Rinaldi

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 Jason Derulo performs at Parramatta, Australia, : by Eva Rinaldi Parramatta Westfield was packed and young ladies (and a couple of young men) could be heard screaming and yelling, as Jason Derulo hit the stage.   The ultra talented and popular Derulo is a 16 multi-platinum singer - songwriter. The heartthrob performed some of his most popular numbers including It Girl, Don’t Wanna Go Home and In My Head.   You can be the Westfield powers that be were happy to hav...

The Star Casino Loves Leonardo DiCaprio and Models, Casino King By Eva Rinaldi

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The Star Casino Loves Leonardo DiCaprio And Models; Casino King, by Eva Rinaldi Leonardo DiCaprio Media and insider reports state Leonardo DiCaprio is dating at least two Sydney based models. This contradicts earlier reports that Leo "wasn't interested in Australian women". Maybe Leo's strategy was to portray himself as "hard to get" (if not impossible). Whatever the case, Leo hasn't lost his touch with the ladies. We heard a little something ...

1st Jaipur International Animation Film Festival-JIAFF-2011 will start tomorrow

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The first "JAIPUR INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVA-JIAFF-2011" presented by PICASSO ANIMATION COLLEGE, Jaipur will start tomorrow at EP Emerald (Entertainment Paradise) Cinema Hall at 10 A.M. Noted film actress Ms. Kamini Kaushal, will inaugurate the festival. She has performed in famous films such as, Neecha Nagar (1946), Nadiya Ke Paar (1949), Paaras (1949), Shabnam (1949), Aarzoo (1950), Shaheed (1948), Meri Bhabhi (1969), Do Raste (1969), & Roti Kapda Aur Makan (1974). Sh...

Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards: Winners And Chaos, by Eva Rinaldi

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  Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards: Winners And Chaos: by Eva Rinaldi What a day and what a night. This was Australia's night of nights for kids and teenagers.   Thousands of fans, mainly teenage girls, swamped outside the Sydney Entertainment Centre, some from as early as 5am, waiting for their favorite entertainment industry stars.   By around 2pm, the line ups behind barricades were 30 people deep, and much of the pr...

Australian Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards - By Eva Rinaldi 7th October 2011

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Australian Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards - 7th October 2011: By Eva RinaldiAustralian Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards - 7th October 2011 The 2011 Australian Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards! are almost upon us. Everyone is getting ready to hit the orange carpet at the mega event.  It all takes place at the Sydney Entertainment Centre tonight. We've found out from our spies about a ton of great performers confirmed to take to the stage! Joining Gold...

What's Your Number' sex comedy with Anna Faris wows, by Eva Rinaldi

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 What's Your Number' sex comedy with Anna Faris wows: by Eva Rinaldi What a year of raunch. Enter No Strings Attached (Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher) and then Friends with Benefits (Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis), now What's Your Number, another sexy and fun Hollywood comedy centered on a platonic relationship between two 20 year olds.   Anna Faris stars opposite Chris Evans, last seen on the big screen as Captain America. The two good lookers nurture their friendship, ha...

HAPPY 21st Birthday FLICKERFEST !

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  FLICKERFEST, Australia's only Academy®TM accredited and BAFTA recognised short film festival kicks off the summer cinema season under the stars at Bondi Beach, screening the best short films from Australia and the world in the chilled and iconic location of the Bondi Pavilion.   Celebrating 21 years of screening internationally-acclaimed short films, FLICKERFEST in 2012 will open on Friday 6th January at Sydney's Bondi Beach Pavilion and wrap ten days later on Sunda...

Nansun Shi announced as President of the 2011 International Jury of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards

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  HONG KONG PRODUCER NANSUN SHI TO HEAD 2011 APSA INTERNATIONAL JURY   Nansun Shi, APSA International Jury President 2011. Photo courtesy of Teo Keng Beng. Nansun Shi, one of the region's most highly regarded film producers, was announced today as President of the 2011 International Jury of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA). Ms Shi will be joined on the Jury by Cameron Bailey, Co-director...

Io Sono Li, interview with Andrea Segre

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                photo from Venice poster at La Biennale, 68.This past week I attended the 8th annual Reykjavik Film Festival (RIFF) after going nonstop from Venice La Biennale, then to TIFF and then to RIFF. I was tired of course but so anxious to catch up on the films that I had missed at the former festivals that appeared also in Iceland. One of these films was one that had received a great buzz in Venice, a lyrica...

Io Sono Li, interview with Andrea Segre

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                photo from Venice poster at La Biennale, 68.This past week I attended the 8th annual Reykjavik Film Festival (RIFF) after going nonstop from Venice La Biennale, then to TIFF and then to RIFF. I was tired of course but so anxious to catch up on the films that I had missed at the former festivals that appeared also in Iceland. One of these films was one that had received a great buzz in Venice, a lyrica...

IO SONO LI, interview with Andrea Segre

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                                photo from Venice poster at La Biennale, 68. This past week I attended the 8th annual Reykjavik Film Festival (RIFF) after going nonstop from Venice La Biennale, then to TIFF and then to RIFF. I was tired of course but so anxious to catch up on the films that I had missed at the former festiv...

Line up of Picasso Jaipur Animation Festival completed

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  In the first edition, JIAFF received 229 films from 21 countries 58 films nominated for screening   The first "PICASSO JAIPUR INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVA-JIAFF-2011" presented by PICASSO ANIMATION COLLEGE, Jaipur. In its opening year, JIAFF received an overwhelming response till last date with over 229 animation films from 21 countries (including India, Russia, Canada, U.K., Australia, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland etc.) across the globe. Out of the films ...

Real Steel Premiere With Hugh Jackman In Sydney

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 Real Steel Premiere With Hugh Jackman In Sydney: Eva Rinaldi Photography Jackman's new flick 'Real Steel' enjoyed its red carpet premiere in Sydney, Australia tonight, in front of a crowd of about 500 screaming fans.   Jackman says he's finally made a film that gets the stamp of approval from his two children.   The actor might be best known for playing “X-Men’s” Wolverine but Hugh’s kids are right into giant boxing robots and the underdog spirit.   ...

Bonds forge as Trans Atlantic Partners wraps at IFP

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Trans Atlantic Partners has wrapped its third module, in conjunction with the Independent Filmmaker Project in New York City, with several international partnerships expected to emerge in the coming months.Producer Antonello Cozzolino of Montreal says hosting an additional third module of the intensive co-production training program in New York was an inspired decision.“We went through the week with the same goals, helping each other when needed, and we leave New York knowing we have solid pot...

Flickerfest international Short film Festival Australia 2012 - Call For Entries ends Septembre 23

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online           Flickerfest 2012 – 21st International Short Film Festival 6-15th January 2012! Call for Entries Open July 1st Flickerfest, Australia’s only Academy® Award accredited and BAFTA recognised Short Film festival, and its largest short film competition, is accepting entries from Australia and around the world, for our  2012 Festival.  Flickerfest will screen for 10 days at Bondi Beach in January 2012 bef...

4 of Dreyer's greatest works are currently being prepared for DCI-compliant digital cinema screenings by Europe's Finest

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Digitisation brings diversity to the movies - Dreyer's classics now at Europe's Finest   Carl Theodor Dreyer is besides Fritz Lang and Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau considered to be one of the masters and visionaries of the silent film era. In collaboration with the Danish Film Institute four of Dreyer's greatest works are currently being prepared for DCI-compliant digital cinema screenings by Europe's Finest and will shortly be ready to be booked.   The films O...

27th Warsaw Film Festival programme announced

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Today at the press conference held at the Warsaw Marriott Hotel the programme of the 27th Warsaw Film Festival was announced. The festival will run for ten days – October 7-16, 2011, on nine screens at two locations in the heart of Warsaw: Multikino Zlote Tarasy and Kinoteka.The Opening Film will be Page Eight by David Hare. The Director and Bill Nighy are expected to attend. The Closing Film will be A Dangerous Method by David Cronenberg. Other programme highlights will include The Battle of ...

Strong Film Sales Emerging From Toronto

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  SHAME (UK, Steve McQueen) Although it began rather slowly, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) which just concluded on Sunday, saw a good degree of sales and acquisition activity, with many more deals to be announced in the coming weeks. Although it does not have an official market sidebar like Cannes or Berlin, there is a good amount of informal rubbing of shoulders between members of the international film community who were in attendance in force. According to ...

"Covariance" Gains 2nd Festival!

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"Covariance" will play the Zimbabwe Int'l Film Festival in Harare between Sept. 30th-October 7th, 2011. This is the film's 2nd festival acceptance in as many continents! (Its first fest was Comfortable Shorts, Melbourne, Australia on Sept. 20th.) For more information on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index.html ...

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