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AFI FEST DAILY NEWS, Day 9

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You know what today is? It's Friday—the weekend! And you can quite happily spend all of it attending the films and events at AFI FEST. There's no better way to start than with the Festival's Tribute to Danny Boyle and the Special Screening of his latest film, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. But we have alternatives: Special Screenings of Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck's SUGAR and Arnaud Desplechin's A CHRISTMAS TALE, a big block of films in the World Cinema section, competition films in the Docu...

AFI FEST DAILY NEWS, Day 8

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Hey, sports fans, today is your day at the movies. Up tonight: AFI FEST's Centerpiece Gala for Darren Aronofsky's THE WRESTLER and our Special Screening of TRUTH IN 24, which takes you to the racetrack for 24 Hours of LeMans. Not so sporty? Our Argentine Showcase today includes the excellent films LIVERPOOL, LA RABIA and THE HEADLESS WOMAN. Feeling short-y? The Festival's Amuse Bouche program will straighten you up and put a smile on your face. And, of course, there's a full ...

NEWSLETTER N° 387: October 29, 2008

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Check out the Festivals posters gallery on fest21.com Dailies from Montreal Toronto San Sebastian London Cinemed   _____________________________________________________________________________________ LIVE FROM THE LONDON FILM FESTIVAL Interview with Marc Fitoussi Interview with Donald Mugisha Interview with the makers of Sunshine Barry and the ...

Schedule of panels and keynotes at Las Vegas Festival Summit 08

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2008 CONFERENCE AGENDA SUNDAY DECEMBER 7, 2008 11:00am Registration Opens 1:45pm- 2:00pm Welcoming Remarks & Introductions 2:00pm- 2:45pm Opening Keynote Presentation Rick Allen Chief Executive Officer SnagFilms 2:45pm- 4:00pm Festivals: Distribution Revolution or Evolution? Current distribution models are evolving faster than ever as studio business models evolve and new organizations crop up. As the independent film ‘distribution revolution’ marches fo...

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Festival Summit Las Vegas December Agenda

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2008 CONFERENCE AGENDAregister online at http://filmfestivalsummit.com/SUNDAY DECEMBER 7, 2008 11:00am Registration Opens 1:45pm- 2:00pm Welcoming Remarks & Introductions 2:00pm- 2:45pm Opening Keynote Presentation by Rick Allen : Chief Executive Officer, SnagFilms 2:45pm- 4:00pm Festivals: Distribution Revolution or Evolution? Current distribution models are evolving faster than ever as studio business models evolve and new organizations crop up. As the independent film ‘distribution revoluti...

AFI Fest 2008 October 30 – November 9, 2008

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AFI FEST October 30 - November 9, 2008 AT THE ARCLIGHT CINEMAS AND OTHER HOLLYWOOD LOCATIONS! Order tickets by phone or online 1.866.AFI.FEST www.afifest.com There are lots of movies dealing with music in the festival. Check this out. http://afifest2008.newamericanvision.com/music.html   AGILE, MOBILE, HOSTILE: A YEAR WITH ANDRE WILLIAMS 2008 USA 88 MIN DIR: Tricia Todd, Eric Matthies He's written and recorded numerous hits and w...

5th International Film Festival Summit - December 7-9 2008 - Las Vegas Hilton

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 The 5th Annual IFFS will be the most informative and fun filled summit to date. We are excited to announce new topics and speakers at the annual summit, insuring that attendees at all levels – first-timers and repeat attendees, new to the industry or seasoned professional – can all find the answers and creative new ideas that they are looking for. With scores of keynote presentations, informative panel discussions, breakout sessions, social activities, and the IFFS Excellence Awards you wo...

Statement from IFTA President Jean Prewitt on Congress’s action

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Statement from Jean Prewitt, President and CEO of the Independent Film & Television Alliance, regarding Congress’ action today in extending the term of Internal Revenue Code 181, a provision originally adopted as part of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 to maintain the competitiveness of the United States for production of independent film and television programming:“IFTA is delighted with Congress’s action in extending the term of IRC 181 in today’s vote. Its targeted provisions ...

Marco Müller will deliver Keynote at next Paris Fest Summit Europe

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The International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) announced that Marco Müller, Director of the Venice International Film Festival will present the Keynote at the 3rd Annual IFFS Europe this April 7-8, 2009 in Paris. www.filmfestivalsummit.comVenice International Film Festival Director Marco Müller will present the 2009 IFFS Europe Keynote Presentation. Mr. Müller will draw upon his vast experience and rich understanding of film and art to share his perspective on film festivals and global cinema....

New IFTA Executive Committee members

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The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) today announced the results of its Board of Directors election in which four industry leaders will join the global trade organization’s Executive Committee. The announcement was made today by Jean Prewitt, president and chief executive officer of IFTA.Elected to two-year terms on the IFTA Executive Committee are Roger Corman, Vice Chairperson (New Horizons Picture Corporation); Elisabeth Costa de Beauregard Rose, Chairperson of the Export Alli...

List of participants to the Cannes Future of Cinema Salon

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List of participants to our Cannes Future of Cinema events    Name & Company, title            Alexandra     Galvis        Anjali +4    Bhushan         Antonio     Urano de Carvalho Neto         Rio Filme S.A    Basil+1    Khalil    Code 81 Films    Boby     Sheng        Bryony     Read        Cassie     Ross        Cee     French     Chiron Films, Inc.    Executive Producers; Directors & PartnersChar...

NEWSLETTER N° 339: November 14, 2007

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FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS Festivals calling for your films... This week, this month...   _______________________________________________________________________________________ FESTIVALS IN ACTION - THE VIDEO DAILIES Recent coverage from fest21.com on Lo...

NEWSLETTER N° 338: November 7, 2007

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FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS Festivals calling for your films... This week, this month...   _______________________________________________________________________________________ FESTIVALS IN ACTION - THE VIDEO DAILIES Coverage from fest21.com on London Rome ...

AFI Dallas in full swing with heavy line up

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 AFI DALLAS International Film Festival Presented by Target, Founding Sponsor Victory Park announces Helen Hunt's directorial debut, THEN SHE FOUND ME, as the festival's Opening Night Gala presentation and Stuart Townsend's BATTLE IN SEATTLE as its Closing Night Gala presentation.The eleven-day festival (March 27 - April 6), will feature 210 feature films and shorts with 290 screenings. Once again, the Target Ten Narrative and Target Ten Documentary Competition winners will receive two unre...

AFI Dallas in full swing

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AFI DALLAS International Film Festival Presented by Target, Founding Sponsor Victory Park announces Helen Hunt’s directorial debut, THEN SHE FOUND ME, as the festival’s Opening Night Gala presentation and Stuart Townsend’s BATTLE IN SEATTLE as its Closing Night Gala presentation.The eleven-day festival (March 27 – April 6), will feature 210 feature films and shorts with 290 screenings. Once again, the Target Ten Narrative and Target Ten Documentary Competition winners will receive two u...

A sneak peak Nordic countries films to compete for the Oscar from the Scandinavia House

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On January 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11, 2008, Scandinavia House will present a special sneak preview of all five films chosen by the Nordic countries to compete for the Oscar nomination for the category of Best Foreign Language Film, 2007 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. They have been selected by Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden as the best films released in those countries in 2007. Scandinavia House is pleased to present Jar City (Mýrin), January 7, directed by Baltasa...

Fest Summit will present Festival excellence awards

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IFFS: International Film Festival Summit will run December 2-4, 2007 at the Loews Lake Las Vegas ResortJoe Pantoliano will Present IFFS Excellence Awards presented by BabelgumThe Inaugural IFFS Excellence Awards takes place Monday, Dec. 3rd at Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort, and will honor and pay tribute to the dedicated professionals and executives managing film festivals.A total of six Excellence Awards will be presented at this year's IFFS. Don't miss the opportunity to represent and support yo...

Fest Summit will present Festival excellence awards

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IFFS: International Film Festival Summit will run December 2-4, 2007 at the Loews Lake Las Vegas ResortJoe Pantoliano will Present IFFS Excellence Awards presented by BabelgumThe Inaugural IFFS Excellence Awards takes place Monday, Dec. 3rd at Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort, and will honor and pay tribute to the dedicated professionals and executives managing film festivals.A total of six Excellence Awards will be presented at this year's IFFS. Don't miss the opportunity to represent and support yo...

AFIFEST Tribute to Catherine Deneuve: Lessons in beauty and elegance

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As Jordan Peimer said in his introduction to the Tribute to Catherine Deneuve on Saturday evening, it's hard to think of anyone who epitomizes beauty and elegance more. Peimer, the Director of Cultural Programming for the Skirball Cultural Center, started off the night of clips from Deneuve's career and remembrances from the great French actress herself. A spectacular montage of Deneuve's over 100 films set up moderator and Los Angeles Times film critic Ken Turan's job of guiding the audience t...

AFI FEST announced the audience and jury award winners today

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AFI FEST announced the audience and jury award winners today. Congratulations to all the winners, and thanks to all the filmmakers who submitted their films. JURY AWARDS Grand Jury Prize Shorts: SPIDER (Directed by Nash Edgerton) Grand Jury Prize for Feature: MUNYURANGABO (Directed by Lee Isaac Chung) Grand Jury Prize for Documentary: tie between AFGHAN MUSCLES (Directed by Andreas Mol Dalsgaard ) and OPERATION FILMMAKER (Directed by Nina Davenport) Best Animated short: I MET THE WALRUS ...

AFI FEST Award Winners

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AFI FEST announced the audience and jury award winners today. JURY AWARDSGrand Jury Prize Shorts: SPIDER (Directed by Nash Edgerton)Grand Jury Prize for Feature: MUNYURANGABO (Directed by Lee Isaac Chung)Grand Jury Prize for Documentary: tie between AFGHAN MUSCLES (Directed by Andreas Mol Dalsgaard ) and OPERATION FILMMAKER (Directed by Nina Davenport)Best Animated short: I MET THE WALRUS (Directed by Josh Raskin) AUDIENCE AWARDSShorts: KIDS + MONEY (Directed by Lauren Greenfield)Documentary: SP...

From AFI reflexions on Love in the time of technology

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LOVE IN THE TIME OF TECHNOLOGY By JANE MOUNTAIN, Contributing Writer for AFI online dailies Technology has invaded and seized control of our world. Computers are as common as cars, and on the street we listen to our iPods, talk on our cell phones, and punch keys on our PDAs. Technology has also led to a revolution in filmmaking, from special effects-laden blockbusters, to independent shorts, to the thousands of homemade mini-movies shared on YouTube every day. Whether this is a good thing...

AFI Tribute to Laura Linney: Lessons in passion and grace

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Tribute to Laura Linney: Lessons in passion and grace By MARC LEE for AFI online dailies Daily News Editor With speeches from Philip Seymour Hoffman, Mark Ruffalo, an introduction by LA Weekly film critic and editor Scott Foundas and a wealth of stunning film clips, AFI FEST's tribute to Laura Linney brought the ArcLight audience to its feet more than once. Appearing at the AFI FEST Rooftop Village with fiance Marc Schauer, Linney had a brief moment of calm before having her portrait take...

From AFI: horror ah ah...begins with zombie movie etiquette

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HORROR: HA-HA By JON KORN, FPS Kodak Connect/Associate Programmer for AFI Online dailies Before the film begins... I'd like to get something off my chest regarding zombie movie behavior etiquette: If you happen to be one of a handful of survivors on the run from relentless zombie attacks AND you happen to get bitten during an unfortunate zombie skirmish. Do everyone a favor -- just admit it. Yes, it's awkward and yes, they will have to shoot you in the head (have to kill the brain, after ...
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