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The EFA Ambassadors

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  Moritz Bleibtreu actor, Germany One of the best-known German faces in international cinema, Moritz Bleibtreu first shot to international attention as Manni in Tom Tykwer’s RUN LOLA RUN (1998). He was nominated in 2001 for the EFA People’s Choice Award for THE EXPERIMENT by Oliver Hirschbiegel and is now nominated for European Actor for his role as Andreas Baader in THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX by Uli Edel. ...

The Goya Awards: 25 years of history!

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The Goya Awards, Known in Spain as los Goya, are the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences awards. It´s considered as the equivalent to the American Oscars, French Cesars or British Baftas. This year it will be celebrating their 25th edition in a very special ceremony at Teatro Real (The Royal Theatre) in Madrid on February 13th. Once upon a time …. In 1986 a group of people working in the Spanish cinema areas decided to get associated and founded the Academia .Know they had an...

The 25th Goya Awards – A bit of history

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The Goya Awards – A bit of history The Goya Awards, Known in Spain as los Goya, are the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences awards. It´s considered as the equivalent to the American Oscars, French Cesars or British Baftas. This year it will be celebrating their 25th edition in a very special ceremony at Teatro Real (The Royal Theatre) in Madrid on February 13th. Once upon a time …. In 1986 a group of people working in the Spanish cinema areas de...

Nicole Kidman to receive the Cinema Vanguard Award in Santa Barbara

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The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman with the Cinema Vanguard Award at the 26th edition of the Fest, which runs January 27 -February 6, 2011, it was announced today by SBIFF Executive Director Roger Durling. The Tribute will take place on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at the historic Arlington Theatre.The Cinema Vanguard Award was created in recognition of an actor who has forged his/her own path - taking artistic risks and making a significa...

Vote online for the European Film Academy People’s Choice Award

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The People's Choice Award allows film fans across Europe to elect their favourite film and win a trip to the European Film Awards Ceremony. Every year, when the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe's greatest film stars, directors, producers, cinematographers, screenwriters, designers, nominees and winners, to attend the European Film Awards, the People's Choice Award sheds a spotlight on the people films are made for - the audience. Winners in the past have included films ...

European Film Academy Opens Vote for People’s Choice Award

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The People’s Choice Award allows film fans across Europe to elect their favourite film and win a trip to the European Film Awards Ceremony. Every year, when the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe’s greatest film stars, directors, producers, cinematographers, screenwriters, designers, nominees and winners, to attend the European Film Awards, the People’s Choice Award sheds a spotlight on the people films are made for - the audience.Winners in the past have included films like...

And the winner is CELDA 211 !!!!!

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Last night in Madrid we attended the Goya 2010 Gala where Celda 211 the prison drama film directed by Daniel Monzón became the greatest winner with 8 awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress. (see the winners list below)The night´s fight was against, Alejandro Amenábar´s Agora who ended up with 7 Goyas but most of them in technical categories. No big surprises with the winners but there were a couple. One is that Oscar winner and nominee Pen...

A road to the GOYAS – Best Film Nominees

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Los Goyas,Spanish equivalent to the OSCAR or BAFTA were created in 1987.Let´s get to know the Film Nominees a bit better.CELDA 211 – 16 nominations Prison drama directed by Daniel Monzón Plot : Juan Oliver wants to make a good impression at his new job as a prison officer and reports to work a day early, leaving his pregnant wife, Elena, at home. His destiny is forever changed by this fateful decision, as during his tour of the prison, an accident occurs that knocks him unconscio...

24th Annual Goya Awards

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The Spanish Film Academy has nominated prison drama Celda 211 directed by Daniel Monzón with 16 nominations for this year’s Goya awards.Alejandro Amenabar´s Agora with 13, and nine for Fernando Trueba’s The Dancer And The Thief, (which has been selected as Spain’s option for the foreign-language Oscar) andJuan José Campanella´s The Secret In Their Eyes . Other nominees include Daniel Sanchez Arevalo’s comedy Gordos, starring Raul Arevalo and Antonio de la Torre, which picked up eight...

Goya Awards

24th Annual Goya Awards on February 14th

The nominees are:

Mejor película: BEST FILM

Agora
Celda 211
El baile de la Victoria
El secreto de sus ojos

Mejor dirección: BEST DIRECTOR

Alejandro Amenábar por Agora
Fernando Trueba por El baile de la Victoria
Juan José Campanella por El secreto de sus ojos
Daniel Monzón por Celda 211

Mejor actor: BEST ACTOR

Ricardo Darín por El secreto de sus ojos
Antonio de la Torre por Gordos
Jordi Mollá por El cónsul de Sodoma
Luis Tosar por Celda 211

Mejor actriz: BEST ACTRESS

Lola Dueñas por Yo, también
Maribel Verdú por Tetro
Penélope Cruz por Los abrazos rotos
Rachel Weisz por Agora

Mejor actor de reparto: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Antonio Resines por Celda 211
Carlos Bardem por Celda 211
Raúl Arévalo por Gordos
Ricardo Darín por El baile de la Victoria

Mejor actriz de reparto: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Marta Etura por Celda 211
Pilar Castro por Gordos
Verónica Sánchez por Gordos
Vicky Peña por El cónsul de Sodoma

Mejor dirección novel: BEST NEW DIRECTOR

Álvaro Pastor y Antonio Naharro por Yo, también
Borja Cobeaga por Pagafantas
David Planell por La vergüenza
Mar Coll por Tres días con la familia

Mejor actor revelación: BEST NEW ACTOR

Alberto Ammann por Celda 211
Fernando Albizu por Gordos
Gorka Otxoa por Pagafantas
Pablo Pineda por Yo, también

Mejor actriz revelación: BEST NEW ACTRESS

Blanca Romero por After
Soledad Villamil por El secreto de sus ojos
Leticia Herrero por Gordos
Nausicaa Bonnin por Tres días con la familia

Mejor guión original: BEST  Original Screenplay

Alberto Rodríguez Librero, Rafael Cobos por After
Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil por Agora
Daniel Sánchez Arévalo por Gordos
Pedro Almodóvar por Los abrazos rotos

Mejor guión adaptado: BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Antonio Skármeta, Fernando Trueba, Jonás Trueba por El baile de la Victoria
Daniel Monzón, Jorge Guerricaechevarría por Celda 211
Eduardo Sacheri, Juan José Campanella por El secreto de sus ojos
Jaoquin Górriz, Miguel Ángel Fernández, Miguel Dalmau, Sigfrid Monleon por El cónsul de Sodoma

Mejor música: BEST MUSIC

Alberto Iglesias por Los abrazos rotos
Dario Marianelli por Agora
Roque Baños López por Celda 211
Federico Jusid por El secreto de sus ojos

Mejor canción: BEST ORIGINAL SONG

‘Agallas vs. Escamas', de Agallas
‘Stick to the Man', de Planet 51
‘Spanish Song', de Spanish Movie
‘Yo también', de Yo, también

Mejor fotografía: BEST PHOTOGRAPHY

After
Ágora
Celda 211
El secreto de sus ojos

Mejor montaje: BEST FILM EDITING

El baile de la Victoria
Celda 211
Ágora
Gordos

Mejor sonido: BEST SOUND

Ágora
Celda 211
El baile de la Victoria
Mapa de los sonidos de Tokio

Mejor dirección artística: BEST ART DIRECTION

Ágora
Celda 211
El baile de la Victoria
El cónsul de Sodoma

Mejor diseño de vestuario: BEST COSTUME DISING

Ágora
El baile de la Victoria
El cónsul de Sodoma
Los abrazos rotos

Mejor maquillaje y peluquería: BEST MAKE UP&HAIR

Ágora
Celda 211
El cónsul de Sodoma
Los abrazos rotos

Mejor documental: BEST DOCUMENTARY

Cómicos
Garbo, el hombre que salvó el mundo
La mirada de Ouka Leele
Últimos testigos: Fraga Iribarne-Carrillo, comunista

Mejor cortometraje de ficción: BEST FICTION SHORT FILM

Dime que yo
Lala
La Tama
Terapia

Mejor cortometraje de animación: BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM

Alma
La dama y la muerte
Margarita
Tachaan

Mejor cortometraje documental: BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY

Doppelgänger
En un lugar del cine
Flores de Ruanda
Luchadoras

Mejor película extranjera de habla hispana: BEST FOREING FILM IN SPANISH

Dawson: Isla 10
Gigante
El secreto de sus ojos
La teta asustada

Mejor película europea:BEST EUROPEAN FILM

Bienvenidos al norte
Déjame entrar
La clase
Slumdog Millionaire

Mejor película de animación: BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Animal Channel
Cher ami
Pérez, el ratoncito de tus sueños 2
Planet 51

Mejor dirección de producción: BEST PRODUCTION

El baile de la Victoria
Ágora
Celda 211
Che, Guerrilla

Mejores efectos especiales: BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Ágora
Celda 211
Rec 2
Spanish Movie

24th Annual Goya Awards

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24th Annual Goya Awards The Spanish Film Academy has nominated prison drama Celda 211 directed by Daniel Monzón with 16 nominations for this year’s Goya awards.Alejandro Amenabar´s Agora with 13, and nine for Fernando Trueba’s The Dancer And The Thief, (which has been selected as Spain’s option for the foreign-language Oscar) andJuan José Campanella´s The Secret In Their Eyes . Other nominees include Daniel Sanchez Arevalo’s comedy Gordos, starring Raul Arevalo and Antonio ...

New Ambassadors of European Film from EFA

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The European Film Academy (EFA) is proud to have won a group of distinguished personalities from the world of European film to co-operate with for the promotion of European cinema and the European Film Awards. In close co-ordination with the European Film Academy, these renowned filmmakers will represent EFA and the European Film Awards at various prestigious events. The European Film Academy takes great pleasure in welcoming as EFA Ambassadors: Moritz Bleibtreu, actor, Germany On...

Look back at Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Film

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The 31st Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Film ended on Sunday 1 November. The preliminary results are better than good in terms of the quality and number of guests and by the strong attendance for both films and round table discussions. With 239 films, the Festival displayed a wealth of choice. This diversity is seen in the prizes, with the Antigone d’or awarded to the Israeli film Ajami that is to be released in France on 24 March 2010. A big thanks to our guests and to bo...

Cinemed Opening Night with Alejandro Amenábar's Agora

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Friday October 23rd at 20.30, the Festival will open at the Opéra Berlioz with Agora.    Agora - Alejandro Amenábar - Fiction Alejandro Amenábar (Espagne/Etats-Unis, 2008) 2 h 21 mn -. with Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom The film: The fourth century AD. Egyp...

Galas Dazzle In Toronto

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  by Sandy Mandelberger, TIFF Dailies Editor   The Gala Presentations here at the Toronto International Film Festival are certainly meant to dazzle....and they are doing just that by bringing name actors and directors to the fold for Toronto's enthusiastic public. Expect to see the following helmers tomake their way down the red carpet over the course of the next few days to present their latest  films: Alejandro Amenábar, Miguel Arteta, Sylvain Chomet, Rodrigo Ga...

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...

Programme: Sunday May 17th

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PROGRAMME FOR SUNDAY MAY 17th 2009 COMPÉTITION - Grand Théâtre Lumière 8:30am and 7:30pm: VENGEANCE by Johnnie To – 1h48 4:30pm: KINATAY by Brillante Mendoza – 1h40   OUT OF COMPETITION - Grand Théâtre Lumière   7:45pm: L’ARMEE DU CRIME (The Army of crime) by Robert Guédiguian – 2h19  (Salle du soixantième)   11:30am and 10:30pm: AGORA by Alejandro Amenabar – 2h21     UN CERTAIN REGARD - Salle De...

Penélope Cruz will receive the Outstanding Performer of the Year Award at Santa Barbara

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  The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is proud to honor Penélope Cruz with the Outstanding Performer of the Year Award at the 24th edition of the Fest, which runs January 22-February 1, 2009, it was announced today by SBIFF Executive Director Roger Durling. Cruz, who returned to theaters this summer with two powerful and diverse back-to-back performances in "Elegy" opposite Sir Ben Kingsley and Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," opposite Javi...

Santa Barbara to honor Penélope Cruz

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The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is proud to honor Penélope Cruz with the Outstanding Performer of the Year Award at the 24th edition of the Fest, which runs January 22-February 1, 2009, it was announced today by SBIFF Executive Director Roger Durling.Cruz, who returned to theaters this summer with two powerful and diverse back-to-back performances in “Elegy” opposite Sir Ben Kingsley and Woody Allen’s “Vicky Cristina Barcelona,” opposite Javier Bardem and Scarlett Johans...

No Country for Old Men will launch Fantasporto fantastic lineup

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Dario Argento, Asia Argento, Takashi Miike, Guillermo Del Toro, Kim Ki Duk, Tsui Hark, the Coen Brothers, Frank Darabont, Stephen King, Lars Von Trier, Fernando Lopes, Max Von Sydow, Kelly LeBrock, Olivie Assayas, Michael Madsen, John Ventimiglia, Johnnie To, among others Once again Fantasporto will be the meeting point of the cream of the world cinema. The biggest names in the world of cinema again return with their latest productions. As the guilty one always returns to the site of the crime, ...

Fantasporto will be the meeting point of the cream of the world cinema

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Dario Argento, Asia Argento, Takashi Miike, Guillermo Del Toro, Kim Ki Duk, Tsui Hark, the Coen Brothers, Frank Darabont, Stephen King, Lars Von Trier, Fernando Lopes, Max Von Sydow, Kelly LeBrock, Olivie Assayas, Michael Madsen, John Ventimiglia, Johnnie To, among others Once again Fantasporto will be the meeting point of the cream of the world cinema. The biggest names in the world of cinema again return with their latest productions. As the guilty one always returns to the site of the crime, ...

Santa Barbara will honor Javier Bardem

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The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor Javier Bardem at the 23rd edition of the Fest with the Montecito Award, which runs January 24-February 3, 2008, it was announced today by SBIFF Executive Director Roger Durling.Bardem, whose performance in “No Country for Old Men” has already garnered him accolades, will be presented with the Montecito Award on Monday, January 28, at the Lobero Theatre. Bardem plays the chilling and offbeat villain Anton Chigurh who flips coins f...

The Jury members for the San Sebastian official selection awards

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The international jury for the 55th San Sebastian Film Festival is chaired by Paul Auster (Chairman );other jury members includePERNILLA AUGUST NICOLETTA BRASCHI BAHMAN GHOBADI EDUARDO NORIEGA SUSÚ PECORARO PETER WEBBER PAUL AUSTER (Chairman) Paul Auster is the author of Travels in the Scriptorium (2007), The Brooklyn Follies (2006), Oracle Night (2003), The Book of Illusions (2002), The Red Notebook (2002), Timbuktu (1999), Mr. Vertigo (1994), Leviathan (1992), The Music of Chance (1990), Moo...

Jury of Venezia 63 announced

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La Biennale di Venezia63rd Mostra Internazionale d’Arte CinematograficaJuan José Bigas Luna, Paulo Branco, Cameron Crowe,Chulpan Khamatova, Park Chan-wook, Michele Placidoin the international Jury of Venezia 63. presided by Catherine DeneuveThe Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia, presided by Davide Croff, has approved the proposal by the Director of the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica Marco Müller, regarding the composition of the international Jury of Venezia 63 pr...
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