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Rio International Film Festival 2012 Awards

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HIGH TENSIONS AS FESTIVAL DO RIO AWARDS 2012 PREMIERE BRAZIL PRIZES   The Rio Film Festival, which has been running in the city these past two weeks, came to an end tonight, Thursday October 11, and at a glittering closing ceremony at Rio’s Cine Odeon BR presented its “Redentor” awards given to the best filmmaking and acting achievements of its Premiere Brazil competitive section.   Premiere Brazil, the centre-strand of the festival, focuses specifically on n...

San Sebastian 60th offered it's prizes, François Ozon takes golden shell

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OFFICIAL SELECTION GOLDEN SHELL FOR BEST FILM DANS LA MAISON, François Ozon (France) SPECIAL JURY PRIZE BLANCANIEVES, Pablo Berger (Spain-France) ...

François Ozon wins the Golden Shell in San Sebastian Fest

Unusual coincidence between public,jury and press at the San Sebastian Film Festival. Here they are! the 60th San Sebastian Film Festival Awards   OFFICIAL SELECTION   GOLDEN SHELL FOR BEST FILM DANS LA MAISON,François Ozon SPECIAL JURY PRIZE BLANCANIEVES,Pablo Berger   SILVER SHELL FOR BEST DIRECTOR FERNANDO TRUEBA, El Artista y la Modelo   SILVER SHELL FOR BEST ACTRESS ex-equo MACARENA GARCIA, Blancanieves       &nbs...

EFA Winners 2011

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European Film Melancholia Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany (130 min.) Director: Lars von Trier Producer: Meta Louise Foldager, Louise Vesth European Director Susanne Bier In A Better World / Hævnen European Actor Colin Firth The King's Speech European Actress Tilda Swinton We Need To Talk About Kevin European Screenwriter Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne The Kid with a Bike / Le gamin au vélo Carlo Di Palma European Cinematographer Award Manu...

San Sebastian Film festival: Spanish films announced

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  We attended today in Madrid a press conference at the Academia de Cine in which all Spanish films to be shown in San Sebastian have been announced. The latest films by Pablo Berger, Sergio Castellitto, Javier Rebollo, Fernando Trueba, Juan Antonio Bayona and Eduard Cortés in the Official Selection of the San Sebastian Festival Another three Spanish films are taking part in the New Directors section and another five will be presented in special screenings. Some impo...

Six International Guests at 2012 Cartagena International Film Festival

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   Isabella Rossellini, Claire Denis, Hector Babenco, Gael Garcia, Jorge Perugorria and Rodrigo Santoro to attend 52nd FICCI The 52nd Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) scheduled from February 23-29 welcomes famed Italian/American actor, director, writer and producer Isabella Rossellini. A tribute to Ms. Rossellini will feature several of her best known films including Blue Velvet, Fearless and The Saddest Music in the World. In addition, special guest French director Claire...

The 84th Academy Awards Nominations - Full List

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By Maria Esteves – January 29, 2012 The 84th Academy Awards Nominations were announced by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) President Tom Sherak and 2010 Academy Award nominee Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone) at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater, California on Tuesday, January 24, 2012. Eleven Oscar nominations went to Hugo, directed by Martin Scorsese and The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius received ten Oscar nominations including best picture and best dir...

Melancholia, The King's Speech, Pina, and Susanne Bier were amongthe majror winners at EFA Awards

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The more than 2,500 members of the European Film Academy - filmmakers from across Europe - have voted for this year's European Film Awards. Melancholia, The King's Speech, Pina, and Susanne Bier were amongthe majror winners. European Director for IN A BETTER WORLD  |  © Franziska Krug / action press At the awards ceremony in Berlin (Dec 3rd, 2011) the following awards were presented: EUROPEAN FILM 2011 MELANCHOLIA by Lars von Trier EUROPEAN DIRECTOR 2011...

Nominations for the 24th European Film Awards

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  The 24th European Film Awards with the presentation of the winners - streamed live on http://www.europeanfilmawards.eu/ - will take place in Berlin on 3 December.     EFA Nominations 2011 The nominations for the 24th European Film Awards were just announced at the Seville European Film Festival on Saturday, 5 November. nominated are: EUROPEAN FILM 2011: ...

Chico & Rita to open trinidad+tobago film festival

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  Chico & Rita, an animated tale of star-crossed lovers set to a Cuban beat, will be the opening night feature film of the trinidad+tobago film festival/11, presented by Flow. The film will screen at the ttff/11 opening night gala, which takes place on 21 September in Port of Spain. The Festival runs until 04 October.   Directed by the award-winning Spanish filmmakers Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal, and with a score by renowned Cuban musician Bebo Vald...

12th NY Intl Latino Film Fest Opening Night Presentation CHICO AND RITA

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By Maria Esteves – August 24, 2011 The 12th New York International Latino Film Festival 2011 (NYILFF11) presented by HBO Opening Night Presentation of Chico and Rita, co-directed by Javier Mariscal, Fernando Trueba, and Tono Errando, commenced Tuesday, August 16, at AMC Empire Cinemas. NYILFF11 Opening Night HBO Short Film Script Competition Award and Mayor Bloomberg’s proclamation making August 15-21 NYILFF days, preceded the film presentation. NYILFF11 Opening Night red carpet arrivals ...

NYILFF 2011: CRUSH Winner of HBO Short Film Script Competition

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By Maria Esteves – August 23, 2011 HBO associate manager of multicultural marketing, Marvin Scott, NYILFF founder/co-director Calixto Chinchilla and co-director Elizabeth Gardner presented co-directors Joseph Lamorte, Gloria Lamorte and writer/producer Dominic Colon with the HBO/NYILFF Short Film Script Competition Award for CRUSH, at the 12th New York International Latino Film Festival Opening Night Gala, at AMC Empire Cinemas, Tuesday, August 16, 2011. NYILFF 2011 Opening Night Present...

NYILFF 2011: Carlos Manzano Presents Major Bloomberg's Proclamation

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By Maria Esteves – August 23, 2011 Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s Proclamation celebrating August 15-21, 2011 as New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) days was presented by executive director Carlos Manzano, NYC Latin Media & Entertainment Commission at the 12th NYILFF Opening Night Presentation of Chico and Rita, co-directed by Javier Mariscal, Fernando Trueba, and Tono Errando held at AMC Empire Cinemas, on Tuesday, August 16, 7:00 pm. ...

Los Angeles latino Film Festival program

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     FEATURE LENGTH NARRATIVE FILMS (in alphabetical order):   A TIRO DE PIEDRA (A STONE'S THROW AWAY), Sebastián Hiriart, 118min. MEXICO - WEST COAST PREMIERE ¿ALGUIEN HA VISTO A LUPITA? (HAVE YOU SEEN LUPITA?), Gonzalo Justiniano, 86min. CHILE/MEXICO ALL SHE CAN, Amy Wendel, 91 min.USA AMÉRICA... ELLA SE ATREVIÓ (AMERICA... SHE DARED), Sonia Fritz, 90min. PUE...

Award winner of the 18. Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film

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The 18th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, the FMX 2011 and the Animation Production day transformed Stuttgart into the "Animated Capital" for an eventful six days. The extensive Festival programme was an impressive demonstration of how animation is a lot more than just light entertainment. The social relevance and the political topicality of the winning films and numerous other entries to this year's Festival are further proof of this. In total, almost 1,000 films were shown at t...

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...

Prizewinners Holland Animation Film Festival 2010

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Winner Grand Prix HAFF Feature FilmChico y Rita, Javier Mariscal, Fernando Trueba, Tono Errando, (Spain, United Kingdom, 2010)Winners Dioraphte Grand Prix HAFF Hand Soap, Kei Oyama (Japan, 2009)Freud, Fish and Butterfly, Haiyang Wang, Liu Zengyin, (China, 2009)Grand Prix HAFF Commissioned FilmsN.A.S.A Featuring Tom Waits and Kool Keith: Spacious Thoughts, Fluorescent Hill, (Canada, 2009) And the winners are…Grand Prix HAFF Feature Film Chico y Rita Javier Mariscal, Fernando Trueba, T...

Telluride 37 draws to a close

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Today marks the close of the 37th Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve. Two surprise “Sneak Previews” joined the previously announced list of twenty-four feature films that played in the Festival’s main program; thirteen documentaries in the Backlot program; twenty-five new short films; and six revivals selected by Guest Director Michael Ondaatje. Telluride Film Festival’s celebration of art and film, set amongst the beauty of the Rockies, opened Friday, Septe...

47 European films receive EFP Film Sales Support for Toronto

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For the 6th year in a row, European Film Promotion (EFP) is assisting the marketing campaigns of European films through its Film Sales Support scheme (FSS) at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) which runs September 9 - 19. Backed by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, 25 different European sales agents and two production companies are benefitting from the financial help for the promotion of 47 films this year. With an annual programme of close on 120 European fil...

Telluride Film Festival opens today, program just revealed

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Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, is proud to announce its 2010 Festival program. Twenty-four new feature films presented by their creators in the Festival’s main program; six programs curated by 2010 Festival Guest Director Michael Ondaatje; twenty-five new short films; plus thirteen documentaries screening in the Backlot program. Celebrating works from over twenty countries, Telluride Film Festival opens today, Friday, September 3 and runs through Monday, Sep...

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...

Calling for the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival

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  The New York International Independent Film & Video Festival is now accepting entries (feature, shorts, documentaries, music videos, etc.)  for LA, February 2010 (LAST CALL for LA Fest) and NYC 2010. If you want to submit a film, please visit http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102952828493&s=66391&e=0017OHZ1aYA0OXi_oboMSlOVQjqNLyHJf2YtZ7fpatDY9CfGCSDszbBY4IpxL2yKneqLAd6CQ0N_oCV2X6BuVcp052SkG0Hyg3z9X-d5MqtWaKVTt4eTzK8Sw== LA Festival screenings w...

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

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