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AFM begins tomorrow. Nov 03-10

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        November 03, 2010 marks the beginning of the American Film Market 2010.  Film producers, sales reps, distributors and filmmakers from all over the world will meet to buy, sell and make deals on current and future global cinema.    Check out Film Planet Entertainment lineup for AFM. FILM PLANET ENTERTAI...

'Break' out with Frank Krueger

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        On the go, go-getter actor Frank Krueger is here today to speak about his recent films The Pink Conspiracy (2007), Break (2008), Gerald (2010) and more!     ME: Hi Frank, thanks for talking with us. First, can you tell us about your film The Pink Conspiracy? Like a brief on what it's about and then your role in it?     FRANK: The Pink Conspiracy is a dark fun relationship comedy about a guy who disc...

Tribute To Actor Michael Madsen

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 by Sandy Mandelberger, Festival Dailies Editor  In its 25 year history, FESTROIA has welcomed such luminaries as Lauren Bacall, Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Jane Russell, Ben Gazarra and Mickey Rooney. This year, career achievement honors go to American actor Michael Madsen, who will be in Portugal to receive his prize. He is also being represented on the big screen in two films: STRENGTH AND HONOUR by debut Irish director Mark Mahon, where he gives a s...

Festroia Tribute to Actor Michael Madsen

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In its 25 year history, FESTROIA has welcomed such luminaries as Lauren Bacall, Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Jane Russell, Ben Gazarra and Mickey Rooney. This year, career achievement honors go to American actor Michael Madsen, who will be in Portugal to receive his prize. He is also being represented on the big screen in two films: STRENGTH AND HONOUR by debut Irish director Mark Mahon, where he gives a superlative performance as a washed-up boxer who must en...

Sarasota Film Festival highlights

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The 11th Annual Regal Entertainment Group SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL will get underway on Friday evening March 27, 2009 and run through Sunday, April 5, 2009. The Festival will be presented at Sarasota’s Hollywood 20 Cinemas with Opening Night at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, Closing Night Tribute at the Sarasota Opera House, screenings and conversations at the Historic Asolo, and other area venues. This year’s Festival will present over 160 narrative, documentary and short films from t...

Backseat Film Festival screening schedule

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March 6-15th is fast approaching for lucky year seven of the Backseat Film Festival! We’re proud to announce all the great movies we are screening, including 14 feature films (all of which are Philly premieres) as well as over 50 shorts and music videos from around the world! Official selections include films of all genres from Brazil, Sweden, Spain, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, UK, Switzerland, and of course, plenty of local stuff too! And many of the filmmakers will be present at their scre...

Stockholm International Film Festival

The Stockholm Int Film Festival is one of the leading competitive film festivals in Northern Europe and with the fastest growing industry office in the region. Focus on emerging directors in contemporary film plus strong American indie & Asian sections.

Thoughts on 2008 Dubai International Film Festival.

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Held from December 11th-18th in Dubai’s luxurious Madinat Jemeirah’s conference center embedded in an upscale tourist resort with screening in other venues, the Dubai film festival is racing to be number one in the region. Catering to about 750 official participants who attended as guests and numerous other professionals, the program featured 181 films from 66 countries. More than 20 well attended industry events and panels were held ranging from marketing and distribution issues to cas...

Berlinale Panorama Announces First Titles

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“Almost half the programme has been decided”, reports Panorama director Wieland Speck, who recently returned from trips to Asia, North and Latin America, as well as several European countries, where he viewed and selected films. He is referring here to the first 21 films in the Panorama programme, which will ultimately include about 50 productions. Documentaries will again make up approximately a third of the section – their large number is due to the great appeal of documentary works toda...

Sarasota Film Festival Announces Narrative Films, Documentaries & Shorts Packages

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The Sarasota Film Festival celebrates its 10th Anniversary April 4-13th 2008. What began as a three-day festival with a handful of events has grown over a decade into one of the leading regional festivals is North America. As previously announced, this year the festival is thrilled to have as its honorary chairs, Governor Charlie Crist, United Artists CEO Paula Wagner and Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Co-Chairman Rick Nicita. They are all expected to attend the 10th Anniversary Ball, where th...

Producer Mark Canton Named Chairman of the 12th Annual International Film Festival

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Acclaimed film producer Mark Canton (300, The Spiderwick Chronicles) has been named Chairman of the 12th edition of CAPRI, HOLLYWOOD 2007 – THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL” it has been announced by Pascal Vicedomini, producer of the highly respected gathering that celebrates cinematic art and the “made in Italy” cultural trademark. This year’s festival will take place December 27th through January 2nd 2008 at various locations on the Isle of Capri, Italy.The festival is jointly produce...

Low Budget Indie Pioneer Charles Griffith

 Thursday, October 11------Charles Griffith, a screenwriter and director best known for writing the screenplay for the 1960 cult classic THE LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, died last week at the age of 77. Griffith made a name for himself in low-budget horror-comedy films, frequently collaborating with the producer/director Roger Corman, who also gave burgeoning filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppolla, Dennis Hopper and others their first cracks at directing feature films.THE LITTLE S...

Film producer Mark Canton named Chairman of the 12th edition of "Capri, Hollywood 2007

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Acclaimed film producer Mark Canton (300, The Spiderwick Chronicles) has been named Chairman of the 12th edition of "Capri, Hollywood 2007 - The International Film Festival" it has been announced by Pascal Vicedomini, producer of the highly respected gathering that celebrates cinematic art and the "made in Italy" cultural trademark.  This year's festival will take place December 27th through January 2nd 2008 at various locations on the Isle of Capri, Italy.  The festival is...

Mark Canton named chairman of Capri Hollywood

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Acclaimed film producer Mark Canton (300, The Spiderwick Chronicles) has been named Chairman of the 12th edition of “CAPRI, HOLLYWOOD 2007 - THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL” it has been announced by Pascal Vicedomini, producer of the highly respected gathering that celebrates cinematic art and the “made in Italy” cultural trademark. This year’s festival will take place December 27th through January 2nd 2008 at various locations on the Isle of Capri, Italy.The festival is jointly produ...

Raindance line up announced: the festival gets ready for heavy program

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15th Raindance Film Festival  will run September 25 - October 7thFeature Films and Feature Documentaries Screening  THE AMAZING LIVES OF THE FAST FOOD GRIFTERS [TACHIGUISHI RESTUDEN] Japan 104'Director: Mamoru OsuiiPrincipal Cast: Kaito Kissuoji, Mako Hyodo, Tosuio Suzuki, Shinji HiguchiShort Synopsis: Hit Japanese blockbuster from the director of Ghost in the Shell.THE AMAZING GRACE Nigeria 83'Director: Jeta AmataDirector of Photography: Joseph TaylorPrincipal Cast: Nick Moran, Scott...

Celebrities lined up for Action On Film International

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The 2007 Action On Film International Film Festival announced today that along with Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Bill Duke, a number of other major celebrity guests will be in attendance at the festival at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center July 27 - 29, 2007. This year's Will Rogers Foundation Award will be presented by Rory Bruer, the Sony Executive behind the big hits "Casino Royale," "Spiderman" and "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby." "To have Mr. Bruer give a...

Actor Bill Duke to Receive 2007 Action On Film Lifetime Award

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Actor Bill Duke to Receive 2007 Action On Film Lifetime Achievement AwardActor, director, producer Bill Duke to receive the 2007 Action on Film International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2007 show, which will be held July 27-29, 2007, at the Long Beach Entertainment Center in Long Beach, California.Long Beach, CA (PRWEB_ June 21, 2007 -- The producers of the Action On Film International Film Festival announced Thursday that actor Bill Duke has been chosen as the 2007 winner of...

Indie Film Nation Video Podcast #03 for 8th April 2007

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Red carpet interviews at the Slamdance Film Festival on the world premiere of Homo Erectus (USA) feature length comedy starring David Carradine. Interviews with David Carradine (star) [official site], [myspace][IMDB], Scott Billups (Director of Photography) [IMDB] and Adam Rifkin (writer/director/producer/star) on [MySpace] or [IMDB] click here to watch the show or subscribe in iTunes...

Action On Film International Film Festival Inks 'First Look' Deal with Cinamour Entertaniment for Distribution

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At the recent NATPE Convention which was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Del Weston of the Action On Film International Film Festival and Glen Hartford of the Cinamour Entertainment Company signed an initial deal which will give Cinamour Entertainment 'First Look' rights to all films and filmmakers submitting work to the 2007 Action On Film Festival. The AOF Festival which has become a favorite show of independent filmmakers and celebrities alike is held July 27-29, 200...

Film star John Saxon's new film The Craving Heart to premier at Action on Film

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Film star JOHN SAXON who is the veteran of over 150 major productions and television shows will have his newest film, The Craving Heart, premier at the 2006 Action On Film International Film Festival on July 28, 2006 in Long Beach California.SAXON is most notably known for his starring role in the marital arts action film, ENTER THE DRAGON which also starred cult action hero BRUCE LEE.SAXON has worked steadily since beginning his career in 1954 in the film,‘It Should Happen To You.’ He has ...

Cinema Under the Stars screens classics at Montreal

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Classic films outdooor screenings at Montreal Festival from August 26 to September 5, 2005, showing at the Esplanade of the Place des Arts on Ste-Catherine Street.Thousands of film lovers and festival-goers each year enjoy watching films projected nightly on the giant outdoor screen. These films, box office hits, classics of the seventh art and films that have graced the Festival's screens in the past, are shown beginning at 8:30 p.m.For the duration of the Festival, every day at 2, 4 and 6 p.m....

Golden Globe awards Sideways and Aviator

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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is known worldwide for its Golden Globe Awards at the end of January every year. The 62th gala ceremony took place at the prestigious Beverly Hills Hilton (host of the Hollywood Awards Ceremony late October and a few other industry events).Best film went to The Aviator, and Sideways best Actor to di Caprio, Best Actress to Annette Bening and Hilary Swank and Best Director to Clint Eastwood.Our point of view at filmfestivals.com was a slight deception on a ...

Nobody Knows wins at Flanders

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NOBODY KNOWS wins the 31st Flanders International Film Festival - Ghent On Saturday October 16, 2004, the list of prizewinners for the 31st Flanders International Film Festival - Ghent was announced by Maurice Jarre, President of the Festival Jury. Once again, this 31st edition was an outstanding event, graced by the presence of Lord Richard Attenborough, Jonathan Pryce, David Carradine, Romain Duris and many other celebrities. On a sadder note, in a series of moving tributes, the Festival al...

Nobody Knows by Kore-Edawins at Fanders

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NOBODY KNOWS wins the 31st Flanders International Film Festival - Ghent On Saturday October 16, 2004, the list of prizewinners for the 31st Flanders International Film Festival - Ghent was announced by Maurice Jarre, President of the Festival Jury. Once again, this 31st edition was an outstanding event, graced by the presence of Lord Richard Attenborough, Jonathan Pryce, David Carradine, Romain Duris and many other celebrities. On a sadder note, in a series of moving tributes, the Festival al...

Fantasy Filmfest German tour

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Fantasy Filmfest July 21 - August 18 via Sasha Soren/Arte Six Boom-sha-la-la-la, it's the magickal horror/fantasy tour. Starting out in Munich, and cutting a creepy swathe through Stuttgart, Cologne and Frankfurt, to a final weeklong blow-out in Berlin, the Fantasy Filmfest dishes everything from haute horreur to gore-n-splatter.The festival kicks off with black comedy/fantasy "Kontroll". The film centers on a group of ticket inspectors and a killer having a field day on the Budapest metro.Also ...

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