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Christoph Waltz joins list of talent attending Ischia Global

Christoph Waltz, Best actor in Cannes for ‘Inglourious Basterds' by Quentin Tarantino will attend the seventh Ischia Global Film & Music Fest, the summer event film world, which opens Sunday in Ischia 12 July with three Music superstars Sting, Andrea Bocelli and Zucchero. On their side the actresses Jacqueline Bisset and Elsa Pataki, directors Paul Haggis, Marc Forster, Francesca Archibugi and Dario Argento, the set designers Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo, producers, Riccardo Tozzi a...

No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos

The names Leslie and Willie a.k.a László Kovács and Vilmos Zsigmond must certainly ring a bell to anyone familiar with the world of cinema. On March 14, 2009, the American Film Institute hosted a special screening of “No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos”, a documentary by James Chressanthis about the lives and works of Kovács and Zsigmond. Vilmos Zsigmond and the late László Kovács are two of the most influential contemporary cinematographers considered to be instrumental in the d...

Zurich Film Festival jury and people

Peter Fonda is Jury President at the 4th Zurich Film FestivalFestival Programme announcement: 2 World Premieres in the International CompetitionThe festival administration announced the programme and the members of this year’s jury at their press conference on September 11, 2008. The 4th Zurich Film Festival will present selected films by young filmmakers from around the world in the cinemas corso and Le Paris. In order to encourage the creation of new films, The Zurich Film Festival will pres...

New april dates for the USA Film Festival Dallas

The USA Film Festival announced NEW DATES for the 38th Annual USA Film Festival of April 21 - 27, 2008, to be held in Dallas.The seven-day festival will feature the best new independent short and feature films from around the world, along with special tributes; the Academy-qualified National Short Film & Video Competition featuring cash awards in multiple categories; and discussions with dozens of celebrities and filmmaker guests.ALL PROGRAMS during the seven-day USA Film Festival event will tak...

History of Oscar winners and nominees for best actor

Winners and nominees Following the Academy's practice, the films below are listed by year of their Los Angeles qualifying run, which is usually (but not always) the film's year of release. For example, the Oscar for Best Actor of 1999 was announced during the award ceremony held in 2000. Winners are listed first in bold, followed by the other nominees.1920s1928 Emil Jannings - The Last Command as "Gen. Dolgorucki/Grand Duke Sergius Alexander" and The Way of All Flesh as "August Sc...


Dennis Hopper, the visionary actor who has starred in some of the most important films ever made, will receive the Capri Legend Award, Sunday, December 28 at the 12th Annual Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival. Producer Mark Canton (300, The Spiderwick Chronicles) serves as Chairman of the international gathering, December 27th through January 2nd in Capri, Italy.  The Capri Legend Award, one of the premier honors given by festival organizers, is presented to an actor whose ext...

Cinequest Partners with Rivercoast Films in Distribution Deal

Cinequest Distribution proudly announces its recent partnership with Rivercoast Films Distribution, a new video company founded by former First Look Home Entertainment veterans Michael Katchman and Tony Ventura.Both Cinequest Distribution and Rivercoast champion the release of independent films which deserve a global audience but might not be given that chance due to being films which do not fit a typical Hollywood formula. With less than one percent of U.S. and less than five percent of interna...

The Print and Dvd magazine for Film Markets

PITCHERS MagazineThe printed version of PITCHERS offers each film sales company the opportunity to pitch their movie across a huge double page spread. On the left hand page is 'the pitch', a 500 word synopsis detailing the tone, style and content of the film, with contact details; Opposite this will be a full color poster page advertisement.These double page spreads are divided according to genre. Every sales company is given equal status no matter the size of the company or its location...

Los Angeles Italian Film Awards set for october

The 2006 Los Angeles Italian Film Awards, now in its 8th year, will take place on October 2006 at the historic Majestic Crest Theatre, in the heart of Westwood, Festival Director Luigi Campanile announced today.LAIFAFEST 2006 is proud to call The Majestic Crest Theatre its new home. The Majestic Crest Theatre has a long and fascinating history as one of the true landmark single screen theatres in the country. The Crest was constructed in 1941 By Frances Seymour Fonda, the second wife of Henry F...

Jessica Biel will promote London at Montreal MWFF

Jessica Biel arrives in Montréal for the MWFFThe Montreal World Film Festival (Montreal International Film Festival) welcomes the American actress and singer Jessica Biel to Montreal today for its 29th edition. Jessica Biel will introduce the film LONDON, produced by Hunter Richards, as part of the First Films World Competition.LONDON will be shown in the original English version at 9:30 p.m. on September 3, 2 p.m. on September 4, and 4 p.m. on September 5 at the Cinéma Parisien 2. LONDON - Sy...

SXSW 2005 line up

After months of receiving and reviewing submissions, the South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival (SXSW Film) announces the lineup of feature films for this year's event. The lineup includes over 40 world and U.S. premieres, set to be unveiled March 11-19, 2005 in venues throughout Austin, TX.The following is the lineup of features for SXSW 2005. NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION:CAVITEDir: Ian Gamazon and Neill Dela Llana; Cast: Ian Gamazon, Dominique Gonzalez.An American citizen visiting his ...

Sarasota Fest will help you leave the daily hum-drum of life

The Regal Entertainment Group7th Annual Sarasota Film FestivalJanuary 28 – February 6, 2005It’s time to leave the daily hum-drum of life and enter the world of flickering lights, fantasy dreams, tall tales, romance, reel life, fabulous parties, rock ‘n roll, educational journeys and so much more as the 7th Annual SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL gets underway. The 10-day event will take place in the Gulf Coast resort city of Sarasota, Florida January 28 thru February 6, 2005. The Regal Entertainme...

Ocean 12 to open Bahamas inaugural

BAHAMAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TO OPEN INAUGURAL FESTIVAL WITHPRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) will kick off its inaugural event on Thursday, December 9 with Steven Soderbergh’s eagerly awaited OCEAN’S TWELVE starring Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Peter Fonda, Casey Affleck, and Scott Caan. Steven Soderbergh was discovered on the film festival circuit an...

Deep Ellum Film Festival wrapped

Deep Ellum Film Festival has been showing more than 75 feature films, documentaries, and shorts to be presented at its sixth annual gathering Wednesday, October. 14 through Thursday, October 21st, in Dallas (Deep Ellum) Texas. The fiercely independent festival has opened with the Texas Premiere of Kinsey, starring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney, directed by Bill Condon; The Dallas Premiere Imaginary Heroes starring Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams; The Texas Premiere of Ong B...

Phoenix awards

Attendance at the four-day 2004 Phoenix Film Festival topped ten thousand, smashing previous records. Winners in the various competition categories were presented at the Festival’s Copper Wing Awards closing ceremonies Sunday Night, April 4, at which actor/director Peter Fonda received a special tribute. Black Cloud, written and directed by former child star and Phoenix-area resident Rick Schroder won three awards; Best Picture Audience Award, Best Acting Ensemble and a Special Jury Pri...

Phoenix Film Festival screenplay competition

2004 Arizona Screenplay Competition Winners AnnouncedPhoenix Film Festival, in partnership with the Arizona Screenwriters Association, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2004 Arizona Screenplay Competition. First place selection for a screenplay that takes place Outside of Arizona is awarded to the medical thriller Tappers by Kevin Coleman of Houston, Texas.First place selection for a screenplay that takes place Inside Arizona is awarded to the mystery drama Ghosts at the Gate by Randy Ko...

Phoenix Festival Showcase Announced

Three major independent motion picture releases will have their Arizona debut at the 2004 Phoenix Film Festival, April 1-4. These presentations are in addition to the feature and short films shown as part of the competition.Festival executive director Chris LaMont says, “It’s great when the studios give our audience the opportunity to screen the latest premiers first, films that will be coming soon to multiplexes across the country”.The 2004 Phoenix Film Festival Showcase films are: “S...

Phoenix Fest tribute to Peter Fonda

The Sundance Channel has joined the 2004 Phoenix Film Festival as the official presenting sponsor for the April 1-4 event. The prestigious channel will provide promotional support for the 2004 Festival over Cox Cable, and will provide special programming for screenings year round by the Festival Insiders group. “It’s great that everyone at the Sundance Channel is excited about this new partnership with a Festival that has achieved credibility within the Hollywood Industry,” states Executi...

line up of stars opening the 54th Berlinale red carpet

Stars from around the world are set to attend the gala opening of the 54th Berlin International Film Festival. The opening night gala ceremony in the Berlianle Palast begins today at 7.00pm on Thursday, 5 February. The evening will be hosted by Anke Engelke and Festival Director Dieter Kosslick. The Berlin International Film Festival will be opened by Minister of State for Culture Dr Christina Weiss and the Governing Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit. The opening night film, Anthony Minghella’s ...

New Hollywood 1967 - 1976 restrospective

The Retrospective of the 54th Berlinale 2004 will be dedicated to a unique epoch in US film history: with “New Hollywood 1967 – 1976. Trouble in Wonderland”, the festival will bring a wonderful decade of cinematic art back to the screen. These films, made in the spirit of new tendencies, especially in politics, have in the meantime become classics. Eager to experiment, they departed remarkably from traditional narrative patterns.“The political and social upheavals of this era brought for...