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  FMX 2011 16th Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Interactive Media May 3-6, 2011. Stuttgart, Germany. Just one month to go! FMX 2011 is about to kick off to a great start, with just one month to go! This year we are bringing an exciting selection of conference programming to Stuttgart for four days, focusing on the most exciting issues taking place in the industry. FMX takes a fresh look at Stereo 3D including contributions from Weta Digital on the ride "King Kong...

Film Independent's annual Directors Close-Up series

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  Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced the program for its 10th annual Directors Close-Up series, taking place February 2 - March 2, 2011 at The Landmark - West Los Angeles.   Writer/Directors James Gray (Two Lovers) and Robin Swicord (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), and Los Angeles Film Festival Artistic Director David Ansen will be moderators.  Series panelists include writer/directors Lisa...

30th AAIFF 2007 Opening Night New York Premiere Film “Finishing The Game” & Gala Reception Photos

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By Maria Esteves - July 24, 2007  The 30th Annual 2007 Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF07), Opening Night New York Premiere film FINISHING THE GAME, directed by Justin Lin, presented by Asian CineVision (ACV) was held at the Asia Society, Thursday, July 19, 7:00pm. A special Q&A with director Justin Lin and cast preceded the 30th AAIFF Opening Night 1970's Theme Gala reception sponsored by Cathay Pacific Airways. FINISHING THE GAME directed by Justin Lin, comedy film ...

HOLLYWOOD CHINESE Wins Best Documentary Prize At Golden Horse Awards

 Friday, December 14---------HOLLYWOOD CHINESE, an exploration of the 100-year history of the Chinese in American feature films, captured the Best Documentary Award at the Golden Horse Awards this past weekend. Considered the Chinese equivalent of the Oscars, the Golden Horse Awards are the most prestigious honors in Asia for Chinese-language cinema. Although HOLLYWOOD CHINESE is not technically a Chinese-language film, its subject matter and content, cast and crew qualified it for awards con...

Hollywood Chinese wins Golden Horse Award

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HOLLYWOOD CHINESE, an exploration of the Chinese in American feature films, captured the Best Documentary Award at the Golden Horse Awards on December 8, 2007. Often referred to as the Chinese equivalent of the Oscars®,” The Golden Horse Awards are the most prestigious honors in Asia for Chinese-language cinema, covering categories modeled after those for the Academy Awards®. Although not technically a Chinese-language film, HOLLYWOOD CHINESE met special qualifications including requirements...

Selection of Panels at Hawai festival

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The 27th Annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), on Oahu from October 18 – 28, does more than just showcase premiere and award-winning films from around the world. Through seminars, it presents a variety of professionals that open the forum of arts, philosophy, and culture to take festival goers around the world and back. Through its youth education programs, it also inspires the next generation to pursue opportunities in digital creative media and to broaden their hori...

Hawai Fest: a first glimpse on the fall line up

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The 27th Annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), the premier international film event in the Pacific, is set for October 18 – 28 on Oahu. More than 150 feature films, documentaries, shorts and animations, representing countries from around the world will be showcased.HIFF is the centerpiece event in Hawaii where thousands of people from around the world, top celebrities from Asia and the United States, award-winning filmmakers and directors, and the US and foreign press...

Hawaii International Film Festival line up

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The 27th Annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), the premier international film event in the Pacific, is set for October 18 – 28 on Oahu. More than 150 feature films, documentaries, shorts and animations, representing countries from around the world will be showcased.HIFF is the centerpiece event in Hawaii where thousands of people from around the world, top celebrities from Asia and the United States, award-winning filmmakers and directors, and the US and foreign press...

VC Filmfest Closes With The Rebel

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Closing night for the 23rd Annual VC Filmfest: The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival ended with a bang, chop, and flying kick with Charlie Nguyen’s crowd pleasing film “The Rebel (Dong Mau Ahn Hung) on Thursday. The VC Filmfest is part of the Los Angeles based Visual Communications, “a year round, full service media art center with a mission to promote intercultural understanding through the education , presentation, preservation, and support of Asian Pacific American Media” (from...

Justin Lin's new independent feature “Finishing the Game”.

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Where it once started in San Francisco and blossomed in Park City, director Justin Lin has returned to his roots in more ways than one. The filmmaker, who launched his career with the independent film “Better Luck Tomorrow”, continued with studio products “Annapolis” and the box office hit “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift”, has come full circle with his latest product, an independent featured called “Finishing the Game”. Having premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, it...

The Bizarre World of Park City At Midnight

Monday, January 8----The Sundance Film Festival will keep alive the bizarre spirit of the “midnight movie” with its series PARK CITY AT MIDNIGHT. The program contains eight films that are likely to shock the bleary-eyed viewer and offer a lively last stop in the nightly film-going circuit. This year’s midnight madness continues a tradition that saw the breakout of such recent landmark films as THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT, SAW, OLD BOY, and AMERICAN HARDCORE. Cultists, you have found your Su...

Once in a lifetime Matt Dillon's soccer docu opens Ischia Global Fest

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“ONCE IN A LIFETIME,” A SOCCER DOCUMENTARY NARRATED BY MATT DILLON, OPENS ISCHIA GLOBAL FEST 2006 ON TUESDAY, JULY 11; FIRST OF 43 FILMS TO BE SCREENED, INCLUDING 12 PREVIEWSThe incredible history of the New York Cosmos soccer team, narrated by Matt Dillon in the documentary by Paul Crowder, will inaugurate the 4th Ischia Global Film & Music Fest on Tuesday, July 11. The Cosmos of three decades ago assembled an international array of all-stars such as Pele, Franz Beckenbauer, Johan Cruyff,...

Independent Spirit awards nominees

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NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR 2004 IFP INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDSNominations for the 2004 IFP Independent Spirit Awards were announced including Best Feature nominees: American Splendor, In America, Lost in Translation, Raising Victor Vargas, and Shattered Glass. The 2004 Spirit Awards Nominating Committee has also awarded a Special Distinction Award to Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's 21 Grams for its uniqueness of vision, bold conception and direction, the honesty of its screenwriting, bravery of its ...

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