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10th edition of the Ischia Film Festival

From the 30th June to the 7th July 2012 at the Castello Aragonese in Ischia, the tenth edition of the Ischia Film Festival will take place, a unique International cinema competition dedicated to cinema locations. The event, which is known for its focus on movietourism and location placement, awards the audiovisual works, the directors, the directors of photography and the set designers who have mostly enhanced Italian and international locations by highlighting their landscapes and their...

Can Film Festivals Work Together?

  Can film festivals work together? That was one of the provocative questions brought up on the first full day of the International Film Festival Summit, a "meeting of the minds" event that is bringing together leading film festival reps in Berlin today and tomorrow. The event is being held at the Berlin Hilton Hotel. "While I think that collaboration can always happen, the idea that film festivals will share their contacts, films or sponsors is rather utopian", ...

Ischia Film Festival 8th edition - July the 4th - 10 th 2010

From 4-10 July 2010, the 8th edition of the Ischia Film Festival will take place in the natural beauty of the Aragona Castle. This international film competition pays artistic tribute to audiovisual productions, directors of photography and set designers who have enhanced the value of Italian and international locations, and highlighted the landscapes and cultural identity in their work. About one hundred films (feature films, short films and documentaries) from the whole world will be showcase...


 Abel Ferrara wins the “Ciak di Corallo” for his career achievements at the Ischia Film Festival seventh edition (July 5-11), the only international contest dedicated to the filming locations.The American director, born July 19 1951 in the Bronx, will receive the cinema’s world tribute thanks to his work, that has always been visionary, original and restless in a unique way in the international movie scene.The Ischia Film Festival will present a short preview of Ferrara’s docufiction ex...


 The production designer Sir Ken Adam (Oscar awarded for “Barry Lyndon” and “The Madness of King George”) will be the organization Committee’s chairman of the Ischia Film Festival seventh edition, the only international competition dedicated to the filming locations, which will take place in theisland of Ischia from July 5th to 11th. Sir Ken Adam, who was declared an Honorary citizen of Ischia, became a production design master internationally renowned thanks to his visionary setting...


The Ischia Film Festival and the APE award MarcForster’s film[Ischia,July 19th 2009] The Ischia Film Festival awards “007 Quantum of Solace”,directed by Marc Forster and the 22nd chapter of the film saga dedicatedto James Bond’s adventures .TheForeign Award 2009 is assigned every year to the international movieproductions that selected Italy as the location for their shooting . Since thisyear it will be assigned with the APE – Executive Producers Association – thatembraced its philos...

Isabelle Huppert opens the Ischia Film Festival

[Ischia, June 16th 2009] “Villa Amalia”, directed by Benoit Jacquot andstarring Isabelle Huppert , will be the opening film of the Ischia Film Festival7th edition, an international film competition dedicated to thelocation. The French film will be introduced as a national premiere the 5thof July in the evening, during the Festival opening gala, in the wonderful scenery of the Aragonese Castle, in Ischia Ponte.Based on the homonymous novel...

Ischia Film Location Festival

The Ischia Film Festival is an international juried competition that awards the films that have most creatively featured locations and cultures of a land. The festival hosts a Exhibitor Marketplace and Conference about Film Location and Product Placement

NEWSLETTER N° 370: jUNE 25, 2008

user and Film Festival Locarno in partnership with CFC Media Lab, Telefilm Canada are proud to present Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Film Festival Locarno (August 7, 8 & 9) The Salon will include - The Premiere Panel on digital distribution in association with XDC - MingleTalk Future of distribution ...

Foreign cinema win out at the Ischia Film Festival

6th edition Ischia Film Festival 23rd – 29th June 2008In the 5th century Torre of Michelangelo took place the final ceremony of the 6th edition of the Ischia Film Festival.Music and cinema entertainment as corollary of a award night ceremony with the quintet “Architorti”.The giury composed by the film maker Francesco Munzi, the set designer Amedeo Fago, the actor Mattia Sbragia and the journalist Francesco Alò awarded the foreign cinema.“Lost Holiday” by Lucie Králová as best docume...

The Ischia Film Festival awards Ron Howard on the set of “Angeli e Demoni”

The Ischia Film Festival 6th edition – 23rd|29th JUNEIn the striking landscape of the Reggia of Caserta, location set of the last Ron Howard’s film “Angels & Devils”, the director of the Ischia Film Festival, Michelangelo Messina will give the Foreign Award 2008 to the film maker. Ron Howard choosed the italian set for some of the shooting of his last film.The Foreign Award is the only award in the world to be given to a film during his shooting.Past editions winners of the Foreign award...

Ischia awards to “Angels and Demons” by Director Ron Howard

FOREIGN AWARD 2008 to “Angels and Demons” by Director Ron Howard"Angels and Demons," Sony Entertainment’s latest thriller directed by American, RonHoward and based upon the Dan Brown novel of the same title, is sure to excite viewers and fuel controversy as did its predecessor, “The Da Vinci Code.” With Italy as the film’s backdrop, American actor Tom Hanks reprises the role of Harvard Professor and hero, Robert Langdon.In “Angels and Demons,” Langdon takes on the secret sect of ...

Mario Monicelli

Mario Monicelli, one of the greatest italian director and Michelangelo Messina. Mario Monicelli has recived the Ischia Film Festival Plinius Award 2007

Ischia Film Festival

The Ischia Film Festival, is the only Europe Film Location Market...

Photo gallery

Click on "View All Images" to view all photos of the Ischia Film Festival: coverage on Ischia The Official website Photos by Pietro Coccia ...

John Landis at the Ischia Film Festival

Director and producer John Landis, will be at Lacco Ameno of Ischia-Italy on July 16 to receive the “Regina Isabella Legend Award.” The popular American artist (“Animal House,” “Blues Brothers”, “An American Werewolf in London”, “Beverly Hills Cop”) will also be at the center of the final International Kimbo Cinema Forum of the six planned for the festival’s third edition.The announcement was given by the CEO of the Ischia International Arts Academy, Pascal Vicedomini, who ...

Ischia Film Festival - 20 days to the deadline

Ischia Film Festival -20 days to the deadline Fourth Edition 13 – 24 June 2006 There are now only 20 days remaining until the deadline for the entry of works for the fourth edition of the Ischia Film Festival, the international film competition under the overall patronage of the President of the Republic of Italy which awards those works which have done the most to promote “locations”. It is well known that cinema can instil in the public a range of emotions which few other forms of commu...

International Movie Tourism Exchange: the market for movie tourismin Milan

Movie tourism the headline story in the Piazza del Cinema at BIT We would like to invite you to the Piazza del Cinema which is dedicated to movie tourism in Italy in padiglione 12 di Fieramilanocity (Pavilion 12 of Fieramilanocity)Who has not dreamed of visiting the New Zealand of Lord of the Rings, or the Greece of Mediterraneo, the England of Harry Potter, the Ireland of Braveheart or indeed the Italian islands of il Postino……” A film is always the start of a journey” and movie tourism...

Ischia Film Festival is underway

The Ischia Film Festival, the film competition previously known as the Foreign Film Festival, is underway. This is the Festival which gives artistic recognition to Directors, Directors of Photography and Art Directors who through the locations they have chosen have promoted the culture and the locations of Italy and abroad.There are a lot of new events planned for the 2005 edition. Top of these is the new category of Production Photographs and there will be a special exhibition linked to this w...


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