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Partnering these next months with the hottest festivals and markets so you can get full coverage.

    We, at, are extremely proud of our relationships and partnerships with these amazing film events: AFM, Venice Production Bridge, Tallinn Black Nights International Film Festival, Industry@Tallinn,  FestForums Santa Barbara, FestForums New York, Montreal International Animation Film Festival - Animaze, WoFF Glasgow, UNAFF, Bridges Festival, Bahamas Int Film Festival, Houston WorldFest, Fa... and 50 prominent IT companies invited to pre launch event of upcoming Fandom Platform of the Korean Wave joined a few colleagues from around the world and festival friends like Houston Worldfest, Seoul International Drama Awards... had a privileged look into the future of Hallyu The next Korean Wave at FNS reunion in Seoul.   FNS is a Hallyu specialized fandom platform which is mainly developed for the 100 million Korean Wave fans around the world. The company plans to offer blockchain-based e-commerce with Fortis and Foxnet as partners.   The very s...

The first online Francophone film festival 'MyFrenchFilmFestival' returns with the 10th edition!

The online French film festival is back from 16 January to 16 February 2020.     MyFrenchFilmFestival, the first online Francophone film festival,generated 10 million views last year in 200 territories.   From 16 January to 16 February 2020, the 10th edition will once again invite web users all over the planet to discover 10 short films and 10 feature fi...

Rachael Brister named new CEO at The Provincetown Film Society (PFS)

  Experienced nonprofit arts leader, Rachael Brister, named new CEO   The Provincetown Film Society (PFS) announced today that after a national search, Rachael Brister has been hired as the organization’s new CEO. Brister will also serve as the Executive Director of The Provincetown International Film Festival.   Brister brings over 20 years of film festival, nonprofit leadership, marketing and fundraising experience to The Provincetown Film Society. Brister’s f...

Suho: K-pop star from South Korean band Exo rocks The Macau Film Festival

By Emmanuel Itier Suho ( ) is a teen idol for many years in Korea and thanked to his ex-band: EXO. But for the last few year Suho has also developed a prolific film career. He was one of the guest of honor of this year Macau film festival and conferences ( ). We had an exclusive encounter with the maverick Suho, in between press events.     Q: Do you watch lots of foreign movies? Who are your favorite filmmakers? &nb...

Interview with AKIRA TAKARADA at the Macau film festival 2019

By Emmanuel Itier (pictured in the selfie with the actor)   Akira Takarada is a legendary Japanese Actor who was in over 6 Godzilla movies ( ). We met him at the Macau Film festival and conferences ( ) as he was promoting his new film “DANCE WITH ME”, a mesmerizing musical from Japanese director Shinobu Yaguchi ( ).   Q:  How did you end up in this film afte...

Interview with Takashi Miike - FIRST LOVE - Macau 2019

By Emmanuel Itier Q: You said that this film is a “special” film for you, what is the reason?   Takashi: I think that film is one my most hopeful movie with some political undertone. Also it’s a movie about love, about relationship and I think this is different from my other movies in this aspect. This is why it’s so special for me.   Q: This is also, again, a movie about the Yakuza, the underworld, why this fascination for the yakuza?   Takashi:...

A chat with Tom Cullern Jury member at The MACAU 2019 Film Festival

By Emmanuem Itier From a launching career role in ‘Downton Abbey’ to his directorial impressive debut with ‘Pink Wall’, Tom Cullen has established himself as a force to rock with in the Independent movie world. We were lucky enough to seat down with him at the Macau film festival for an informal conversation about his duties as a jury member and his vision about the future of Independent Cinema. Let’s roll it!   Q: Lily James is also at the Macau film fest...

Positive outcome for the 3rd NIFFF ON TOUR@CERN: Future Storyworlds

On November 29th and 30th, the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) and the Cineglobe Film Festival at CERN collaborated with the Pro Helvetia Swiss Arts Council on a unique workshop that aimed at strengthening the concepts and development phases of 9 immersive projects from Switzerland (video game, augmented/mixed/virtual reality) in terms of storytelling, technology and scientific accuracy. After two intense days of conferences and discussions between p...

Jerzy Skolimowski: the BFM38 retrospective at Bergamo Film Meeting

Jerzy Skolimowski is the protagonist of the Bergamo Film Meeting 38th edition retrospective. Polish director, screenwriter and actor, Skolimowski is one of the most important and original figures in world author cinema, a nonconformist and disenchanted observer of the bourgeois and consumerist society. The animation cinema retrospective, on the other hand, features as its protagonist Jean-François Laguionie, one of the world's leading artists, who will be presenting the Italian premi...

Vilnius Film Festival Kino Pavasaris sets dates in March for the 2020 edition of Meeting Point

March 30–April 1, 2020       We are pleased to announce the 2020 edition of  Meeting Point – Vilnius the international Work-in-Progress event to discover, develop and support European talents and upcoming debut films.  Bringing together over 250 film professionals, MPVaims to build and cross nets between different Europe...

Saban Films Adopts TWIST Starring Michael Caine, Lena Headey & Rita Ora from Arclight Films

Saban Films announced today that they have acquired North American rights to Martin Owen’s (Killers Anonymous, L.A. Slasher) Twist.  From a script penned by John Wrathall (Good, The Liability), the modern take on Charles Dickens’ classic Oliver Twist stars Academy Award® Winner Michael Caine (The Quiet American, The Dark Knight series), Golden Globe® Award nominee Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones,” Fighting with My Family), Rita Ora (Pokémon Detective Pik...

The 19th edition River to River Florence Indian Film Festival starts tomorrow


Rose d’Or Gala Award Ceremony 2019: the winners are...

HBO and Sky Atlantic’s breakout limited drama series Chernobyl was the big winner at last night's Rose d’Or awards in London, claiming two prizes. The surprise success of 2019, Chernobyl took home the prestigious Golden Rose trophy and was also named best drama at the event, which was hosted by actor, comedian and diversity campaigner Sir Lenny Henry. Telling the inside story of the 1986 nuclear power plant disaster, the five-parter was made by Sister Pictures, The Mi...

Asia TV Forum & Market and ScreenSingapore 2019 kicked off

Pictured from the left: Rob Gilby, Chairman of Singapore Media Festival; Yeh Chien Ee, President, Asia Pacific of Reed Exhibitions; Paul Beh, Chairman, Asia Pacific of Reed Exhibitions; S Iswaran, Minister for Communications and Information (Singapore); Tan Kiat How, CEO of the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore; Michelle Lim, Managing Director, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia of Reed Exhibitions at the official opening of Asia TV Forum & Market and ScreenSi...

Loss Adjuster, British feel good family Christmas film, starts shooting in north London

Loss Adjuster is a British feel good family Christmas film filled with humour which also manages to mix sensitive issues of our times about despair and loneliness. The film has a wonderful uplifting ending which is so classic of a Christmas film for a modern audience.    The film started film in North London for 5 weeks after already shooting a week at the end of October.   The film stars LUKE GOSS, who is astounding everyone with his first performance in a dramatic role, &nbs...

OIFF general producer honored with an award for her contribution to Ukrainian Cinema bestowed by Сillian Murphy

Julia Sinkevych and Сillian Murphy at the award ceremony held at the Festival in Kilkenny (Ireland)   General producer of the Odesa International Film Festival Julia Sinkevych received the award for her contribution to the development of the Ukrainian film industry at the Subtitle: Spotlight European Film Festival, which was held 25th November - 1st December in the Irish city of Kilkenny.   At the award ceremony the festival organizers noted that thanks to Julia's work ...

"Best 100 Films of 2010s" List according to Consequence of Sound

Consequence of Sound has dropped their list of the "Top 100 Films of the 2010s." A decade marked by the distinct transition of film moving to the internet, the 2010s featured defining blockbuster hits like Mad Max: Fury Road and Inception, emotionally-captivating films like Moonlight, and unique thrillers like Hereditary, We Need to Talk about Kevin and Get Out. Consequence of Sound dives into these films and more to showcase their commitment to coverage of not just music, but film, ...

The COVEN Film Festival returns early january highlighting the voices of women and non-binary filmmakers

2ND ANNUAL COVEN FILM FESTIVAL BRINGS FILMS BY WOMEN & NON-BINARY FILMMAKERS TO THE FOREFRONT This year’s lineup features 19 films from 10 countries including 2 world premieres The COVEN Film Festival, committed to highlighting the voices of women and non-binary filmmakers from the Bay Area and across the world, is proud to announce the full lineup for the festival’s second year. The festival takes place January 10-12, 2020, at the historic Roxi...

Universal joy for the season

By Emmanuel Itier.   Until December 29, the most festive place on Earth is ‘Universal Studios Hollywood’ ( ), as the legendary Hollywood themed park, built in 1915, is wearing its holiday colors. From the special “Grinchmas  Who-lebration”, with its towering Grinchmas tree and with a close encounter with Max the dog and the Ginch himself, onto a holy night of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter”, with its season...

Asian Stars Up Next Awards nominees at Macao Film Festival & Awards

  The International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM) has again teamed up with Variety for the Asian Stars Up Next Awards. Highlighting the hottest upcoming Asian acting talent, this year’s winners will be presented with their awards during the IFFAM Closing Ceremony on December 10th.   “We are extremely pleased to welcome some of the brightest upcoming talents from Asia to be presented on the international stage at IFFAM. Asia is one of the most important film ma...

Israel Film Festival in LA Awards $190K for Audience Choice Awards

The  Audience Choice Awards of the 33rd ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles, the largest showcase of Israeli films in the United States, presented in a tie vote both Incitement, directed by Yaron Zilberman, Israel’s Official Selection to the 2019 Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film and Forgiveness, directed by Guy Amir and Hanan Savyon, with the Audience Choice Award for Best Feature Film and Picture of his Life directed by Yonatan Nir and Dani Menkin with the Audienc...

EFP Announces the Jury for the 23rd Edition of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS in 2020

EFP (European Film Promotion) has chosen five industry experts to select Europe’s most promising young acting talents for the 23rd edition of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS (21 – 24 February 2020) at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2020. The jury consists of British casting director Lucy Bevan, who most recently cast the upcoming major studio productions: Cats for Universal, Cruella for Disney, and Death on the ...

Line-up of the 14th CYIFF Cyprus International Film Festival

14th CYPRUS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Screenings25-29/11, 2019 @ Theatre Melina Mercouri, Old Nicosia, Cyprus GOLDEN APHRODITE                                 - GA CYIFF GOT TALENT                            &...

Deputy Ministrer of Tourism speech for the 14th Cyprus International Film Festival, 22-30 November 2019

It is with great pleasure that the Deputy Ministry of Tourism constitutes one of the proud sponsors of the 14th Cyprus International Film Festival, a prestigious European Film Festival hosting young and promising artists from all over the world. It is not a coincidence that the event already holds the EFFE label, Europe's quality certification for remarkable arts festivals demonstrating their engagement in the field of the arts, community involvement and international openness - all of which...


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