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Thierry Fremaux on "Lumiere"

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The Lumiere brothers, Auguste Lumiere, born in 1862, and Louis, born in 1864, were among the earliest filmmakers, contributing to the birth of film in 1895.  Born in Besancon, France, they moved to Lyon in 1870, where they both attended technical school.  Their father, Claude-Antoine Lumiere, ran a photography business and his sons worked for him.  When Claude-Antoine retired in 1892, Auguste and Louis began to create moving pictures.   They patented a number of significant processes lead...

Thierry Fremaux on “Lumiere”

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The Lumiere brothers, Auguste Lumiere, born in 1862, and Louis, born in 1864, were among the earliest filmmakers, contributing to the birth of film in 1895. Born in Besancon, France, they moved to Lyon in 1870, where they both attended technical school. Their father, Claude-Antoine Lumiere, ran a photography business and his sons worked for him. When Claude-Antoine retired in 1892, Auguste and Louis began to create moving pictures. They patented a number of significant processes leading up ...

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) presents its line-up

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Celebrating its Silver Anniversary, The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) presents its stellar line-up for 2010.  The 25th edition features 196 films including 18 World Premieres, 28 U.S. Premieres and a vast selection of films representing 45 countries.  SBIFF is proud to welcome immensely talented filmmakers and honorees as we look back at 25 years of cinematic history and has assembled exceptional and evocative movies to entertain the expansive SBIFF audience.  The Fest...

Call for Entries - A Visionary Screenwriter Competition - Cash Award

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The Visionary Screenwriter Competition has been developed by screenwriters for screenwriters. The Visionary Screenwriter Competition focuses on the writer's unique creative contribution to the film and television industries. Our awards are deliberately development focused. We encourage everyone to embrace the development and feedback process. The judges are looking for an engaging premise, well executed, with compelling characters, sharp dialogue and a satisfying ending. We want your best work...

International Adventure Film Festival in Val d'Isère FRANCE

Hello,


Selections for the 14th International Adventure Film Festival in Val
d'Isère (Savoy - France) are now taking place until December 7th.


The festival will be held at the Henri Oreiller Congress Centre from Monday
19th to Thursday 22th April 2010.

We are looking for documentaries lasting at least 14 minutes based on the theme of
adventure and discovery.
We are interested in all aspects of adventure.
Films entered must feature one of the following subjects: adventure,
exploration, ethnic encounters, sport or expeditions.

Please send us your DVDs with the completed and signed entry form
before December 7th 2009.

The entry form is downloadable from our website.
http://www.fest21.com/

This festival is always an event rich in encounters, shared emotions and
experiences.

The event includes eleven films, a jury of well-known adventurers and three
prizes including one awarded by the public.
A debate with each adventurer follows each film.
Entry is free to our ever-increasing number of adventure enthusiasts and this year a third screen has been added so that everyone can experience the adventure.


Best regards
Violaine Schneider
Val d'Isere Tourist Office
http://www.fest21.com/

 

The Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) kicks off today

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  The Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) kicks off today -- Thursday, October 8 -- with the Southwest premiere of  "Till You're Told to Stop," the story of singer-songwriter James Blunt's extraordinary rise to fame. Q&A with director Ruth Somalo will follow the screening, which takes place "under the stars" outdoors at La Placita Village, 110 S. Church Ave. in the heart of downtown.   Friday, October 9 marks the Opening Night of the fest, with th...

Tucson Film & Music Festival Closing Night film Rock Prophecies

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Tucson Film & Music Festival Celebrates Closing Night at The Historic Rialto with Closing Night Film "Rock Prophecies" & TFMF After Dark: "Lost Dream"The 5th annual Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) is pleased to announce its closing night festivities. The very special evening will take place at The Rialto Theatre in downtown Tucson on Sunday, October 11, 2009. The evening commences at 7:30 pm with the TFMF Closing Night Film "Rock Prophecies" (AZ Premiere), John Chester's feature-length docum...

Alexandria Film Festival to kick in September 24 till 27

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A yearly tribute to independent cinema, the Alexandria Film Festival offers a diverse program of features, documentaries, shorts, animation, and experimental work by emerging and established filmmakers for an engaged audience seeking new, rarely seen and non-studio films. The Alexandria Commission for the Arts and the Alexandria Office of the Arts present the Third annual Alexandria Film Festival on September 24 - 27, 2009. The Festival brings high-quality independent short and feat...

Tucson Film & Music Festival Unveils Complete Film & Music Lineup

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The Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) is pleased to announce its complete film and music lineup for the 5th annual event, which will take place October 9-11, 2009 at various venues throughout Tucson, AZ.Among the selection of World, U.S. and regional premieres, this year's film highlights include Director Jim Granato's "D tour," documenting the poignant story of indie rock band Rogue Wave and its drummer's quest for a new kidney; the North American Premiere of "Berlin Playground" by award-winn...

Shangai Television Festival

Shanghai Television Festival (STVF), held in June annually, is an international competitive television exchange event, ratified by the Standing Committee of the Shanghai People's Congress.

SIGNIS World Congress 2009: Workshops on Media for a Culture of Peace

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The SIGNIS World Congress 2009 to be held in Chiang Mai will include 16 workshops for media professionals from different audiovisual areas. In accordance with the Congress’ theme «Media for a Culture of Peace – Children’s Rights, Tomorrow’s Promise », some of the workshops will be directed towards the theme of media for peace and social transformation.Jan Servaes will organise an interactive session on the means of Making community Media Work; in Media in the Internet Age, Steven Gan w...

Silent Film Festival News!

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Lupe Vélez in LADY OF THE PAVEMENTSFESTIVAL UPDATES!1. The 14th Annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival! 2. Become a Member/ Renew 3. The Complete Festival Schedule 4. How, When, and Where to buy tickets 5. Festival Hotel Arrangements6. Co-presentation with 3rd i 7. Other Upcoming Silent Films Dear Friend of The Silent Film Festival,The 14th Annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival is just a couple days away and we hope to see you there!The weekend begins and ends with the radiant Lupe Vél...

Ischia Global Film & Music Fest 2009 delivers another stellar line up

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(Within the project Italy Worldwide, the most popular SummerFilm & Music Event in the World) July 12th - 19th: These are the dates of the Summer rendez vous for the Italian film & music community, populated by the leaders of the entertainment and communications businesses, and the most celebrated luminaries on the global stage. Since 2003, this has been a popular event with Movie and TV personalities. The event is sponsored in part by the Italian Ministry of Culture and by the Campa...

Ischia Full programme, stellar line up

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Ischia Global Film & Music Fest 2009(Within the project Italy Worldwide, the most popular SummerFilm & Music Event in the World)July 12th – 19th: These are the dates of the Summer rendez vous for the Italian film & music community, populated by the leaders of the entertainment and communications businesses, and the most celebrated luminaries on the global stage. Since 2003, this has been a popular event with Movie and TVpersonalities.The event is sponsored in part by the Italian Ministry of Cu...

The 14th Annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival

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"Dear Friend of The Silent Film Festival,We are thrilled to announce the lineup for The 14th Annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival, taking place at the Castro Theatre on July 10-12. Tickets are on sale now for the foremost celebration of silent cinema in the Americas!In the space of a mere three days audiences will have the chance to experience the breathtaking vitality and depth of the silent era with 12 programs of classic films and rediscoveries—complete with live musical accompaniment ...

American Casino a documentary by Leslie Cockburn

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"American Casino" a documentary by Leslie CockburnDirected by level headed Leslie Cockburn, this documentary discusses the subprime mortgage crisis, where 300 mortgage companies have gone out of business since 2006, and the American dream turned nightmare, with up close interviews from people on both sides of the spectrum, Michael Greenberger, Director of Trading, Jeff Greene, a real estate mogul who shorted subprime, an anonymous ex-employee from Bear Sterns who discusses CDO's, or Collateraliz...

The Reel Frontier K-12 Film & Video Competition

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The Arizona International Film Festival is looking for new and innovative works by young filmmakers to be part of The Reel Frontier K-12 Film & Video Competition.

Flyover Zone Short Film Festival

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For films 30 minutes or less in various categories that were not shot in LA or NY. All films will compete for BEST OF THE FEST honors in each category. DEADLINE: OCTOBER 19, 2001. Call(312)435-1825 or email: infoifpmw@aol.com to receive an application.

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4Oth Hungarian Film Week Set to Open

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The 4Oth Hungarian Film Revue (Magyar Filmszemle) will open as usual at the Congress Center Hall in Budapest on Tuesday evening, January 27, 2OO9.  What is a bit unusual is that the festival organizers have reserved the hall for the entire five days of the run and have generally given the festival a bit of a facelift and a slight geographic moveover.  The Congress Center with its extensive guest facilities has usually served as an opening night venue only. This year, however, says Elisabeth T...

4Oth Hungarian Film Week Set to Open

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The 4Oth Hungarian Film Revue (Magyar Filmszemle) will open as usual at the Congress Center Hall in Budapest on Tuesday evening, January 27, 2OO9. What is a bit unusual is that the festival organizers have reserved the hall for the entire five days of the run and have generally given the festival a bit of a facelift and a slight geographic moveover. The Congress Center with its extensive guest facilities has usually served as an opening night venue only. This year, however, says Elisabeth Tót...

NEWSLETTER N° 384: October 9, 2008

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_____________________________________________________________________________________ NEWS FROM OUR PARTNER SIEL-SATIS-RADIO from 20 to 23 October 2008 - Paris Expo 3 leading shows (Siel-Satis-Radio) merged into one major event to cover all your markets: Cinema, Television, Radio, Media, Live Entertainment, and Events The first SIEL&SATIS, RADIO, is a unique trade show representing specifically th...

AMERICA's SWEETHEART

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      Pickford creates United Artists   America's Sweetheart Coquette Nicholas Eliopoulos – Producer/Director/Editor “Director’s Statement” on MARY PICKFORD : Like most of us, I never got to meet Mary Pickford. I did have the privilege of knowing and interviewing her late husband Buddy Rogers. Buddy starred in the first mot...

Mary Pickford

MARY PICKFORD: MUSE OF THE MOVIES View Edit MARY PICKFORD: MUSE OF THE MOVIES is a 13-year project about the Canadian-born star's career and narrated by Michael YORK, well-known British actor  http://www.michaelyork.net/   of theater, films and T.V. the actor will attend the screening at Pordenone.  THE PORDENONE INTERNATIONAL SILENT FILM FESTIVAL, Pordenone, Italy ( Oct

MARY PICKFORD: MUSE OF THE MOVIES

MARY PICKFORD: MUSE OF THE MOVIES is a 13-year project about the Canadian-born star's career and narrated by Michael YORK, well-known British actor  http://www.michaelyork.net/   of theater, films and T.V. the actor will attend the screening at Pordenone.  THE PORDENONE INTERNATIONAL SILENT FILM FESTIVAL, Pordenone, Italy ( October 04 - October 11 ) Called in Italian “The Le Giornat

Tucson Film & Music Fest Announces Complete Film & Music Lineup

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The Tucson Film & Music Festival lineup has been announced and tickets for all screenings are on sale now! This year, the exciting four-day festival lands in Tucson with its new Columbus Day weekend dates, October 9-12, 2008. The much-anticipated festival's impressive film and music lineup features numerous Arizona premieres, as well as a selection of U.S. and World Premieres. Bridging the art of film and music more than ever before, TFMF presents exclusive live performances by many of the icon...

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