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FMX 2011 May 3-6, 2011. Stuttgart, Germany. The 16th FMX Conference on Animation, Games, Effects and Interactive Media ended yesterday achieving remarkable successes! FMX 2011 brought in larger crowds than ever before, with 3,500 visitors attending each day. The increase in visitor numbers has been overwhelming; during the conference extra special efforts were introduced to keep up with the demand. The conference included high profile animated films such as "Rang...

New York: Independent Film Week

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Formerly known as the Independent Feature Project Market, the Independent Film Week now consists of the Independent Filmmaker Conference and the Project Forum celebrated its 32nd anniversary from September 19-23, 2010 at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. Arranged by IFP it is the longest running networking and educational event for independent film makers. According to IFP the organization has been involved in the production of 7000 films and has assisted 20,000 filmmakers since it...

2010 New York International Latino Film Festival Awards

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By Maria Esteves - August 27, 2010 The 11th New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) Awards honored the best in filmmaking and emerging directors of Latino descent in 2010 at the SVA theatre, Sunday, August 1, 7:00 PM. The award announcers were HBO associate manager/marketing development Marvin Scott, NYILFF founder/co-executive director Calixto Chinchilla, and co-executive director Elizabeth Gardner. Since 1999, NYILFF was founded by Calixto Chinchilla to assist emerging L...

2010 New York International Latino Film Festival Awards

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By Maria Esteves - August 27, 2010 The 11th New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) Awards honored the best in filmmaking and emerging directors of Latino descent in 2010 at the SVA theatre, Sunday, August 1, 7:00 PM. The award announcers were HBO associate manager/marketing development Marvin Scott, NYILFF founder/co-executive director Calixto Chinchilla, and co-executive director Elizabeth Gardner. Since 1999, NYILFF was founded by Calixto Chinchilla to assist emerging Latino film...

Check Zurich Film Festival entire festival program

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5th Zurich Film Festival: September 24 – October 4, 2009Thursday, September 10, 2009Thirty Films in Three Competitions, Ten World Premieres and Celebrated GuestsThe 5th Zurich Film Festival has announced further film highlights, introduced the three competition juries and presented the entire festival program.Festival directors Nadja Schildknecht and Karl Spoerri and curators of the Competition Program Christine von Fragstein and Nikolaj Nikitin, announced the Competition and the Out of Compet...

A party with the Princess of Thailand in Cannes

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Exquisite Thai Royal, Her Royal Highness, Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya of Thailand, raises admiration at Cannes Guests clucking over a glass of champagne were bowled over Tuesday night at the Majestic Hotel when to the tune of the national anthemn of Thailand, they caught a glimpse of Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya of Thailandgliding into the Salon Croisette in a glamorous fluffy white strapless evening gown and silver pumps, followed by the Ambassador of Thailand in Paris, an...

Exquisite Thai Royal, Her Royal Highness, Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya of Thailand, raises admiration at Cannes

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The Princess of Thailand     Guests clucking over a glass of champagne were bowled over Tuesday night at the Majestic Hotel when to the tune of the national anthemn of Thailand, they caught a glimpse of Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya of Thailand gliding into the Salon Croisette in a glamorous fluffy white strapless evening gown and silver pumps, followed by the Ambassador of Thailand in Paris, and dignitaries from the Entertainment sector of ...

Independent Film Week Lands In Manhattan

  Monday, September 15------In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the Independent Feature Project (IFP), one of the oldest filmmaker organizations in America, is hosting this week's Independent Film Week (formerly the IFP Market). The name change reflects the organization's mission of discovering, showcasing, and supporting new independent film projects and talent. For full information, visit: www.independentfilmweek.comSince its founding in 1979, IFP has facilitated the development, financi...

New York, Repositioning IFP's Independent Film Market as Independent Film Week

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As noted in last year's review the New York IFP (Independent Feature Film Project) Market was established in 1979 as a side bar to the New York Film Festival and response to block buster Hollywood. Over its long history the market and other services IFP provides have become indispensable tools for aspiring and newly established producers, directors and screen writers to check the pulse of the independent film industry and to launch their projects. What started as a screening venue for independ...

9th New York International Latino Film Festival Awards Ceremony

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By Maria Esteves - August 19, 2008 The Ninth Annual New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) 2008 Awards Ceremony presented by HBO was held at El Morocco Theater & Nightclub, Sunday, July 27, 2008, 8:00 PM. The award acknowledges the best in filmmaking and emerging directors of Latino descent. The award announcers were NYILFF founder/executive director Calixto Chinchilla and executive director Elizabeth Gardner. A special live performance by Comedy Troupe, ROOM 28 preceded the c...

8th New York International Latino Film Festival Awards Ceremony

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By Maria Esteves - August 21, 2007 The 8th Annual New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) 2007Awards Ceremony presented by HBO was held at Arena, Sunday, July 29, 2007, 8:00pm. The award acknowledges the best in filmmaking and emerging directors of Latino descent. The award announcers were founder/executive director Calixto Chinchilla and executive director Elizabeth Gardner, NYILFF. Since 1998, NYILFF was founded by Calixto Chinchilla to assist emerging Latino filmmaker's contr...

IPF Market revamped to Independent Film Week

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For First Time, IPF Market Event Will Take Place at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology from September 14 - 19, 2008Gearing up for its 30th anniversary this September, IFP today announced that its annual IFP Market has been officially renamed Independent Film Week to reflect its mission of discovering, showcasing, and supporting new independent film projects and talent. IFP is the nation's oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers. Since its founding in 1979, IFP has facil...

IPF Market revamped to Independent Film Week

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For First Time, IPF Market Event Will Take Place at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology from September 14 - 19, 2008Gearing up for its 30th anniversary this September, IFP today announced that its annual IFP Market has been officially renamed Independent Film Week to reflect its mission of discovering, showcasing, and supporting new independent film projects and talent. IFP is the nation's oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers. Since its founding in 1979, IFP has facil...

Sarah Glennie to head the Irish Film Institute

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The Board of The Irish Film Institute is delighted to announce Sarah Glennie as DIRECTOR OF THE IRISH FILM INSTITUTE. She will take up the full time position in Autumn 2008, before which time she will work with the IFI on a consultative basis. In the transition period, IFI operations will continue to be managed by Annmarie Gray, Acting Director and Head of Finance and HR.Sarah has fourteen years experience in the cultural realm, most recently as Director of the Model Arts and Niland Gallery in S...

Very Short Movies Awards at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood

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Very Short Movies Founder and President Serge Polakoff and actress Linda Gray presented ten awards at the Second Annual Very Short Movies festival closing award presentation at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The awards were in the competitive categories of drama, comedy, animation, documentary, experimental and music video. The “New Frontier” Award was also selected for the top innovative work of the festival and two Audience Choice Awards were tallied and announced at the closing night...

Mexico City Docu Festival launches

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From September 21st to the 31th, México City will witness the birth of DOCSDF, a forum, a meeting point where enthusiasts of the genre, film makers and producers, will have the oportunity to attend screenings of some of the genre’s highlights from recent years, from México and around the world.-This festival stems from the big lack México City -one of the biggest in the world- suffered, that of a large documentary film exhibition, like the ones cities like Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Rome, N...

Time of the writer: festivalof writers in Durban

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TIME OF THE WRITER 2005The 8th Time of the Writer, International Festival of Writers, brings together over 25 writers from South Africa , Africa and the rest of the world to engage in a six day programme. Activities include nightly readings at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre and a stimulating range of day activities, including an educators' forum, schools visits, prison writing project, a workshop on women's writing, and a publishing forum, all designed to nurture a culture of reading, writing an...

MIFF Moscow line up announces an open competition

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The 26th MIFF Competition Films program will include: ANGULIMALADirector: Sutape Tunnirut, Thailand, 2003Cast: Nopachai Jayanama, Stella Malucchi, John Rattanaveroj, Caterina Grosse A parable based on the code of Buddhist morality. The story allegedly happened in India more than 2,500 years ago. Ahimsaka was born of Brahmin parents, the social group of high virtue in the Hindu caste system. Despite his noble birth, Ahimsaka was predestined to become a murderous bandit killing those people to who...

Time of the writer festival in Durban

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TIME OF THE WRITER FESTIVAL“Top African writers for Durban festival”The 7th Time of the Writer Festival, one of the flagship projects of the Centre for Creative Arts, on the Durban campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, takes place this year from the 22 to 27 of March with readings, panel discussions and live music nightly at the Sneddon plus a range of day activities at other venues around the city. Challenging subjects, brilliant minds, colourful and engaging personalities from around ...

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