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New Directors at San Sebastian

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Eighteen movies (three in the Official Section and fifteen in Zabaltegi-New Directors) will compete at the 52nd San Sebastian International Film Festival for the Altadis-New Directors Award, sponsored by Altadis and carrying Euro 90,000 (approx US$95,000).Seventeen countries feature in this selection offering an overview of films with very little in common. Two Argentine movies and another from Colombia represent Latin American cinema. Europe is present with titles from Switzerland, Italy, Germa...

Locarno International Competition

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INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONA journey of exploration through countries, continents, epochs, states of mind,approaches to filmmaking, ideologies, conflicts, realities: the LocarnoInternational Competition will be taking festivalgoers on the whole trip. FromFrance to Vietnam, from Kazakhstan to Belgium, from South Africa to India,from the USA to Japan, the program was selected from hundreds of entries.We chose the titles which had most to say about the tumultuous upheaval ofthe world today – and th...

The Cologne MedienForum

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The Cologne MedienForum, June 20-23, 2004Organized by the Media Authority of the state of North Rhine Westphalia and major German public and private media industries, the 16th annual MedienForum was held again in the fair grounds of Cologne, Germany’s dominant television centrum and home of Europe’s largest public television group WDR and Germany’s largest private television stations. Catering to the second largest television market in the world, the MedienForum is of particular relevance ...

IFCT world tour award winners

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The International Festival of Cinema and Technology 2004 Tour Award WinnersToday the long-awaited announcement took place of the International Festival of Cinema and Technology 2004 Award Winners. The tour was launched this past February in Orlando and festival screenings took place in London, Toronto, New York, Sydney and Brisbane. Festival locations this year included Universal Studios in Orlando, The Fox Studios Screening Room in Sydney, The Canadian Broadcast Centre in Toronto, the Horse H...

Berlin Black Nights 19th edition

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19 YEARS AND STILL GOING STRONGBLACK INTERNATIONAL CINEMA BERLIN 2004The 1st edition of the BERLIN film-video festival begun in 1986, as part of a three week Black Cultural Festival, has been presented in the Klick Film Theater May 6-9 and followed by a second presentation in the Nickelodeon Kino, May 13-16.The opening ceremonies in Berlin Charlottenburg, were attended this year by the Berlin press, cinema goers from Berlin, other European cities and the U.S.A..As the producers of the festival, ...

Cannes Lances Troy

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Cannes lanced the battlefield world of 'Troy' set for worldwide release on Friday, following suit with "Matrix Revolutions" of last year. The event of the day was of course the arrival of Brad Pitt, nicely snagged, with the woman who snagged him Jennifer Aliston. It is Brad Pitt's first time in Cannes, and he hoped to visit 'the haunts of old artists". Question from a critic at the press conference: "is your Greek wife as difficult as fighting a Trojan war?" "She liked the pith helmet and asked ...

Films Day 2

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Today's films from the official selection are:Nominees for the Golden PalmNobody Knows (Daremo Shiranai) is by Kore-Eda Hirokazu (Japan), and his film Distance was in the official selection in 2001. His fourth feature treats the true story that took place in 1988 "Affair of the Four Abandoned Children of Nishi-Sugamo" where four children fathered by different men and abandoned by their mother learn how to survive and talk care of each other.Consequences Of Love (Le Conseguenze Del...

ACE producers films in Cannes

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Ateliers du Cinéma Européèn: ACE Producers films in CannesOfficial Selection / In CompetitionTilde Corsi (R&C Produzioni) co-producer of the film La Niña Santa (The Holy Girl) by Lucrecia Martel Official Selection / Out of CompetitionEmmanuel Giraud (Les Films de la Croisade) for Mondovino by Jonathan NossiterOfficial Selection / Un Certain RegardNatacha Devillers (Artcam/Les Petites Lumières) co-producer of the film Schizo (Fifty Fifty) by Gulshad OmarovaCritic’s WeekAlain Benguigui (Som...

International Critic's Week

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INTERNATIONAL CRITICS WEEKFeature filmsTawfik Abu Wael, "Atash" (Thirst) (Israel/Palestine)Fernando Eimbcke, "Temporada de patos" (Duck Season) (Mexico) Eléonore Faucher, "Brodeuses" (France) Mohamed Asli, "À Casablanca les anges ne volent pas" (Morocco/Italy) Keren Yedaya, "Or" (Mon trésor) (France) Fabrice du Welz, "Calvaire" (Belgium/France/Luxemburg) Carole Laure, "CQ2" (Seek You Too) (Canada/France)Short FilmsArnaud Demuynck, "Signes de vie" (France/Belgium)Georges Schwitzgebel, "L'homme...

Philadelphia closes with record attendance figures

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PHILADELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL SETS NEW RECORD OF 61,000 ATTENDANCE AND 70 SELL-OUTS Award Winners include ANATOMY OF HELL, BAADASSSSS!, UNKNOWN SOLDIER and Documentaries THE CORPORATION and PROTEUS The 2004 Philadelphia Film Festival ended its 14-day celebration of cinema by posting an attendance record of 61,000, beating last year’s record of 57,500. Of the 293 screenings the Festival held from April 8-21, 70 screenings sold out, and 16 films drew an audience of over 600.At its Closing Night on...

The Green Butchers win Melies d Or

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« The Green Butchers » and « El tren de la bruja » win the Méliès d’Or for Best European Fantastic Film.The 8th Méliès d’Or Ceremony for Best European Fantastic Film took place this Saturday, April 17th 2004 at the occasion of the 20th Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival. The Jury, presided by Dutch filmmaker Rudolf van den Berg, has awarded the Méliès d’Or for Best Fantastic Feature to « The Green Butchers » directed by Anders Thomas Jensen and the Méliès d’Or for Best Fanta...

D - Media Festival set to explode

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Digital Media Festival set to explode New sessions have been announced for the blockbuster Digital Media Festival Melbourne, to be held at the Melbourne Convention Centre from June 1-3, 2004. The event comprises three separate conference streams - the Australian Effects & Animation Festival, DVFest and Digital Imaging - along with a state-of-the-art technology exhibition.Sydney games developer Perception will outline the challenges of taking one of television's best-known science fiction series ...

19th Mar del Plata latino line up revealed

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MAR DEL PLATA FEST ANNOUNCES FULL COMPETITION LINE UP JURY ANNOUNCED Mar del Plata President Miguel Pereira has revealed the full list of films set to compete at this year's event (March 11/20), as well as confirming the Jury, and those films screening out of competition.Official Competition (14 titles): Adiós Querida Luna - Argentina/Fernando Spiner Buena Vida Delivery - Argentina/Leonardo Di Césare The Blue Light - Japan/Yukio Ninagawa El Lápiz del Carpintero/The Carpenter's Pencil - Spain/...

520 film talents from 84 countries at Talent Campus

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520 film talents from 84 countries join the Berlinale for the first time An explosive, creative mixture: 520 film talents from 84 countries were able to qualify for the Berlinale Talent Campus 2004 with the samples of their work (films, scripts and sound) they submitted. They will now meet internationally acclaimed professional filmmakers, for example Eleanor Bergstein, Anthony Minghella, Walter Murch, Nicolas Philibert, Zbigniew Preisner, Alan Parker and Wim Wenders.Compared to last year the to...

AKAB short movie festival

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Kass Thomas, director of AKAB SHORT MOVIE FESTIVAL, is pleased to announce the start of the 3° edition of this international festival of short films The festival, which includes an international competition, will host over 70 films on the theme “ Vices & Virtues: ”.The films, from 12 different countries, are in original language with subtitles in Italian or English, and many have never been screened in Italy before.AKAB SHORT MOVIE FESTIVAL Over 300 international shorts resp...

Fribourg Fest 18th has memory

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Fribourg International Film Festival – 18th edition / 21st – 28 March 2004That we may not forget, the 18th edition of the Fribourg International Film Festival is placed under the sign of remembrance. There is the remembrance of peoples and that of conflicts; the remembrance of crises and that of roots. The cinema is a powerful remembering machine. Fernando Solanas knows that well. He questions the Argentine crisis of December 2001 in his new film, co-produced by Thelma Films, “La Memoria d...

Talent Campus hosts 520 talents

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An explosive, creative mixture: 520 film talents from 84 countries were able to qualify for the Berlinale Talent Campus 2004 with the samples of their work (films, scripts and sound) they submitted. They will now meet internationally acclaimed professional filmmakers, for example Eleanor Bergstein, Anthony Minghella, Walter Murch, Nicolas Philibert, Zbigniew Preisner, Alan Parker and Wim Wenders.Compared to last year the total number of countries represented has increased by 23, including, for t...

D Event : IFCT 2003 kicks off

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The International Festival of Cinema and Technology launches its second annual event taking place in Manhattan December 6th-10th. The event will showcase a wide variety of independent cinema including dramas, comedies, documentaries, features, experimental films and animations. The "Technology" in the festival's name occurs both in the content of the festival, which tends to focus on themes of technology or feature unique creation techniques, as well as in the method of showcasing content at th...

Viper Basel 2003 kicking off

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VIPER Basel 2003, the international film and new mediafestival, will run from 21 to 25 November. The city on the Rhine will againbe a lively meeting-place for examining the latest trends in film, art andthe new media.VIPER is both a catalyst and an impulse generator for innovations, ameeting-place for authors and producers, the art business and the massmedia, culture and industry. The principal programme items in VIPER Basel2003 are the international film, video and new media competition and the...

EFA nominated 2 weeks left for voters

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These are the nominations:Deadline for votes is November 28, 2003EUROPEAN FILM 2003DIRTY PRETTY THINGS, UKdirected by Stephen Frearsproduced by Celador FilmsDOGVILLE, Denmark/Netherlands/Sweden/France/UK/Germanydirected by Lars von Trierproduced by Zentropa Entertainments8 ApS/Isabella Films Int/Memfis Film Int/Pain Unlimited/Sigma Films/Slot MachineGOOD BYE, LENIN!, Germanydirected by Wolfgang Beckerproduced by X Filme Creative Pool GmbHIN THIS WORLD, UKdirected by Michael Winterbottomproduced ...

Tout Ecran Fipresci awards les cadets de gascogne

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At the Festival Cinéma Tout Ecran in Geneva (Switzerland, November 3-9, 2003)for the first time, the Prize of the International Critics has been presented to "Cadets de Gascogne" by Emmanuel Bourdieu (France, 2003)"for the narrative lightness of a story of sentimental confusions, taking off from a sociocultural investigation". Jury members were: Josef Schnelle, GermanyBarbara Lorey, France Beat Glur, Switzerland.9th Cinéma Tout Ecran Fest in Geneva awarded grand prize to "La Cinquième Réacti...
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