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San Sebastian 60th offered it's prizes, François Ozon takes golden shell

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OFFICIAL SELECTION GOLDEN SHELL FOR BEST FILM DANS LA MAISON, François Ozon (France) SPECIAL JURY PRIZE BLANCANIEVES, Pablo Berger (Spain-France) ...

Cnema in motion 8 Awards

  Participants at the 8th edition of Cinema in Motion have decided to grant their awards to two films: LE VEAU D’OR (THE GOLDEN CALF), France – Morocco Will receive the following: €15000 contribution towards sound mixing work at Mactari in Paris A 35mm print without subtitles from Festival International du Film d’Amiens or a participation on the cost of a DCP A 35mm print without subtitles from Festival International de Films de Fribourg or...

The Godfather´s Lover (The Accolade Competition Press Release)

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Press Release Contact: Boris Miramontes cccdivulgacion@gmail.com boris@elccc.com.mx Sven Alexander Heinrich Wins Accolade Competition La Jolla, California, December 2, 2011 - Sven Alexander Heinrich, graduated student from the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, has won a prestigious Award of Excellence from The Accolade Competition. The award was given for Sven Heinrich´s exciting short film, El Amante del Padrino (The Godfather´s Lover), which deals with the fate...

Shooting Stars Light Up The Sky In Tallinn

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  Six current Shooting Stars, an exclusive club of up-and-coming European actors that  are selected annually by an international jury and introduced at the Berlin International Film Festival by the European Film Promotion organization, are making an appearance in films being shown this week at POFF, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.   With a strong focus on European cinema both in and out of competition, the Festival is one of the places to catch current trends and ...

Golden Calf for the Culture Award goes to Doreen Boonekamp

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During the Gala of the Dutch Film at the 29th Netherlands Film Festival, on Friday 2 October, departing director Doreen Boonekamp (1968) was honoured with the Golden Calf for the Culture Award 2009. The prize was presented by chairwoman of the board Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven. The Golden Calf for the Culture Award is granted by the board of the Foundation Netherlands Film Festival to a person or organisation that made an important contribution to the Dutch film culture.Doreen Boonekamp graduated fr...

Jack Wouterse will be the Guest of the Year at Netherlands Film Fest

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Jack Wouterse will be the Guest of the Year at the 29th Netherlands Film Festival. With an extensive programme section, the festival pays tribute to this versatile and dynamic actor, who has accumulated an impressive oeuvre, including a wide variety of roles in Dutch film and TV productions. With his robust build, Jack Wouterse infuses his characters with a vigorous aura, but he also manages to render deeply vulnerable characters. He has appeared in over 35 feature films, including THE NORTHERNE...

Grand Prize of the Dutch Film, the Golden Calves

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Announcement of the nominations for the 2008 Grand Prize of the Dutch Film, the Golden CalvesThis evening during the Talkshow of the 28th Netherlands Film Festival, the nominations were announced for the Golden Calves, the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film. The Jury of the Golden Calves competition selected the nominees after watching 72 film productions in the competition programme. The members of the jury are Nanouk Leopold, Britta Hosman, Albert ter Heerdt, Petra Goedings, Roberto van Eijden, Jan...

Winners of the Golden Calves Best of Dutch film

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The winners of the Golden Calves, the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film Festival 2008Tonight, the Golden Calves, the Grand Prize of the Dutch film 2008, were awarded during the Dutch Film Gala. The presentation, hosted by Viggo Waas and Peter Heerschop, was broadcast live on the Internet on http://www.filmfestival.nl/festivaltv/festival-tv-2008. The Dutch Film Gala was the conclusion of the 28th Netherlands Film Festival, which pulled in a record number of 145,000 visitors. The NOFF and Festival TV ...

Golden Calf for Culture Award goes to Rutger Hauer

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On the Opening Night of the 28th Netherlands Film Festival on Wednesday 24 September, actor Rutger Hauer (1944) will be honoured with the Golden Calf for the Culture Award 2008. The prize will be presented by Minister Ronald Plasterk. The Golden Calf for the Culture Award is granted by the board of the Foundation Netherlands Film Festival to a person or organisation that made an important contribution to the Dutch film culture. Rutger Hauer graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Amsterdam...

Cursed for Gold goes to Cannes: interview with the director

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Interview with Olivier WeberCongratulation Olivier your film will show May 16th at 10:00pm in the Palais (K)Yes and will meet the audience: I cannot wait for this opportunity.Why did you choose this topic, the world of gold? After I travelled to the Amazon, I was struck by this peculiar world of gold. The men who live around the gold mines in the forest live in extremely difficult conditions. While very few live by, some become very rich overnight. A war opposes the two—no holds barred. The su...

Interview with Olivier Weber Director of Cursed for Gold, (Market Debut in Cannes May 16)

BC: Olivier Hello, why did you choose this topic, the world of gold? After I travelled to the Amazon, I was struck by this peculiar world of gold. The men who live around the gold mines in the forest live in extremely difficult conditions. While very few live by, some become very rich overnight. A war opposes the two-no holds barred. The surrounding brutishness is massive. And yet, they are so well organized! In the depths of the Amazon, the lungs of our planet, the gold mines are surrounded b...

Winners Golden Calves, the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film 2007

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Tonight, the Golden Calves, the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film 2007, were awarded during the Gala Dutch Film Gala. The presentation, hosted by Paul de Leeuw, was broadcast live on the Internet on www.filmfestival.nl. The ceremony was the conclusion of the 27th Netherlands Film Festival, which attracted 125,000 visitors.  The Golden Calves jury 2007 – consisting of André van Duren, Pieter Fleury, Ronald Giphart, Brigit Hillenius, Jannie Langbroek, Reinier Selen, Paula van der Oest (chairman) ...

Winners Golden Calves, the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film 2007

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Tonight, the Golden Calves, the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film 2007, were awarded during the Gala Dutch Film Gala. The presentation, hosted by Paul de Leeuw, was broadcast live on the Internet on www.filmfestival.nl. The ceremony was the conclusion of the 27th Netherlands Film Festival, which attracted 125,000 visitors.The Golden Calves jury 2007 – consisting of André van Duren, Pieter Fleury, Ronald Giphart, Brigit Hillenius, Jannie Langbroek, Reinier Selen, Paula van der Oest (chairman) –...

Dutch Cinema 2007 Golden Calves nominations

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Tonight during the Talkshow of the 27th Netherlands Film Festival, the nominations were announced for the 2007 Golden Calves, the prestigious award for Dutch Cinema. The Jury of the Golden Calves competition selected the nominees after watching 76 film productions in competition. The jury members are André van Duren, Pieter Fleury, Ronald Giphart, Brigit Hillenius, Jannie Langbroek, Reinier Selen, Paula van der Oest (chair woman).Also in this evening’s Talkshow, the nominations were announced...

Paul Verhoeven returns to his Dutch roots

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The 24th edition of the Miami International Film Festival begins a ten-day marathon of films, events, seminar and, of course, parties, this evening with the premiere of Paul Verhoeven's World War II saga BLACK BOOK. The film is a return to Verhoeven's roots as one of the great innovators of Dutch cinema and one of the great European auteurs.Verhoeven has been shocking and challenging his audiences since his early days as a pioneering Dutch filmmaker in the 1970s. After a stint as a military docu...

Opening Night Gala At The Miami International Film Festival

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Friday, February 23----Excitement is building as the Miami International Film Festival prepares for its Opening Night Gala on Friday evening, March 2nd, with the premiere screening of BLACK BOOK, the latest cinema milestone from celebrated director Paul Verhoeven. The director will attend, along with the film’s star Carice van Houten, producer Teun Hilte and the film’s distributor, Sony Pictures Classics co-President Michael Barker. Director Paul Verhoeven is one of the most provocative, d...

Golden Calves: Awards for Dutch Cinema,

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WINNERS GOLDEN CALVES, THE PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR DUTCH CINEMA 2006 Tonight, the Prestigious Awards for Dutch Cinema, the 2006 Golden Calves, were presented during the Dutch Film Gala. The presentations could be seen live on the Internet on www.filmfestival.nl; the VPRO's Cinema.nl Festivaljournaal will report on the ceremony at 23.10 tonight. On Saturday 7 October at 17.00 and on Sunday 8 October at 21.00, the digital culture channel Cultura will broadcast the Gala in its entirety. The presenta...

Golden Calves, the award for Dutch Cinema

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During the Talkshow of the 26th Netherlands Film Festival, the nominations were announced for the 2006 Golden Calves, the prestigious award for Dutch Cinema. The Jury of the Golden Calves competition selected the nominees after watching 76 film productions in competition. The jury members are Esther Bannenberg, Jan van den Berg, Jacqueline de Goeij, Rolf Koot (vice-chairman), Esmé Lammers (chairwoman), Erik Langhout and Wouter Suyderhoud.Also in this evening's Talkshow, the nominations were ann...

Heddy Honigmann's Forever wraps up Netherlands Film Festival

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Heddy Honigmann's latest film FOREVER is the closing film of the 26th Netherlands Film Festival. The Dutch première takes place on the final regular screening day of the festival, Thursday 5 October 2006.FOREVER reveals the mysterious beauty, serenity and comforting effects of the extraordinary Parisian cemetery Père-Lachaise, as seen through the eyes of people of flesh and blood. Many of them go there for their 'own' dead: husband, wife, father or son. Other visitors leave a letter behind for...

Golden Calf Dutch Cinema awards nominations

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This evening during the Talk Show of the 25th Netherlands Film Festival, the nominations were announced for the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film, the Golden Calf. The Jury of the Golden Calves competition selected the nominees after watching 75 filmproductions in the competition programme. The members of the jury are Kees van Twist (chair), Robbert Aarts, Piotr van Dijk, Mijke de Jong, Rens Machielse, Hans Pos en Els Vandevorst.Also in this evening's Talk Show, the nominations were announced for th...

Theo van Gogh Retrospective at 25th Netherlands Film Festival

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25th Anniversary Netherlands Film FestivalSeptember 28 – October 7, 2005The Netherlands Film Festival celebrates its 25th edition!Special editions of this anniversary include a Jubilee Book, a DVD-box with all the short films awarded a Golden Calf, a DVD-box with all feature films that won a Golden Calf for Best Feature, a concert with film music and many more activities.By organising a retrospective of Theo van Gogh, the 25th Netherlands Film Festival pays attention to this deceased filmmaker...

Winners of the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film

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Winners of the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film, the Golden Calf 2004The Grand Prize of Dutch Film, the Golden Calves for 2004, were presented during the Dutch Film Gala. The presentation ceremony marked the close of the 24th Netherlands Film Festival, which on Wednesday evening concluded the film screenings with the première of the festival's closing film, HIDDEN FLAWS, attended by director Paula van der Oest, writer Renate Dorrestein and lead actors Henny Orri, Priscilla Knetemann and Bram van d...

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