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Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival ready to launch in a week

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 The fourth edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival is proud to announce the release of its official program for 2012. This year, the Festival will be taking place on October 19th, 20th, and 21st in the J.A. de Sève Theater at Concordia University (1453 Mackay Street, Montreal).   The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival is the “Ultimate Stop Motion Week-end”! The festival is the first in the world to showcase Stop Motion, and we have put together the best ...

Summer series at the Washington, D.C.Horror Fest

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The Washington, D.C. International Horror Film Festival is preparing for the full onslaught of the big festival this October with a special summer series of amazing features and shorts. For the next month and a half, six features and over three hours of short films will make up the fourth annual Spooky Movie Midsummer Night’s Scream, all at our new home at the state of the art 240 Artisphere Dome Theatre, conveniently located 2 blocks from the Rosslyn Metro stop, and precariously located less ...

Gary Lucas plays "Monsters from the Id"--accompanying clips from classic fantasy films with his original solo guitar scores

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Gary Lucas improvises live solo guitar soundtracks to a compendium of his favorite horror, science fiction and fantasy sound films, enhancing the existing dialogue and original soundtrack music. Clips include sequences from P{olanski's "Rosemary's Baby", the original "King Kong",Ray Harryhausen's "The Golden Voyage of Sinbad", Herk Harvey's "Carnival of Souls" and Mario Bava's "Black Sund". A good double bill with Gary Lucas' "Sound fo the Surreal" program. For more info please visit the web page at http://garylucas.com/www/id

Focus on The Washington, D.C. International Horror Film Festival

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The Washington, D.C. International Horror Film Festival announced today eleven feature films and over thirty shorts to screen at the fifth annual festival, held this year October 21-25, 2010.International festival hit, TUCKER & DALE VS. EVIL will open Spooky Movie 2010 on Thursday, October 21 at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD. TUKCER & DALE premiered this year at Sundance, and has already received awards from Fantasia and South by Southwest festivals. This is the second year in a ro...

The Global Film Village: ACADEMY PRESENTS RAY HARRYHAUSEN DOUBLE FEATURE

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The Fantastical Worlds of Ray Harryhausen: Images courtesy of The Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation  by Marc HalperinRay Harryhausen is a national treasure with his groundbreaking work with stop motion animation he has changed the world of filmmaking. He has inspired everyone working in special effects today and his pioneering work ushered in the world of digital effects. It is only fitting that the Academy present this special summer tribute to him as Ray was responsible for so many summ...

James Cameron and Zoe Saldana Give the Rundown on AVATAR

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AVATAR'S writer/director/producer James Cameron and Zoe Saldana, who plays Neytiri in the movie, spent some time after a 3-D screening in Hollywood to discuss the project. This screening was hosted by The Wrap and sponsored by Google.  This ultimate AVATAR interview gives you a glimpse into the making of what has become the biggest money maker in film history. Now you'll even know what the mythic substance "unobtainium" really is from director James Cameron's own personal tales be...

James Cameron and Zoe Saldana give the rundown on AVATAR

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AVATAR'S writer/director/producer James Cameron and Zoe Saldana, who plays Neytiri in the movie, spent some time after a 3-D screening in Hollywood to discuss the project. This screening was hosted by The Wrap and sponsored by Google. This ultimate AVATAR interview gives you a glimpse into the making of what has become the biggest money maker in film history. 0000 Now you'll even know what the mythic substance "unobtainium" really is from director James Cameron's o...

James Cameron and Zoe Saldana Give the Rundown on AVATAR

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AVATAR'S writer/director/producer James Cameron and Zoe Saldana, who plays Neytiri in the movie, spent some time after a 3-D screening in Hollywood to discuss the project. This screening was hosted by The Wrap and sponsored by Google. This ultimate AVATAR interview gives you a glimpse into the making of what has become the biggest money maker in film history. 0000 Now you'll even know what the mythic substance "unobtainium" really is from director James Cameron's own personal tales behind the s...

Ray Harryhausen at EIFF video

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Ray Harryhausen and author Tony Dalton talk exclusively to EIFF TV about their latest collaboration, and Harryhausen's incredible career.   http://www.edfilmfest.org.uk/news/player/2156/?KeepThis=true&TB_iframe=true&height=304&width=560  ...

Reel Talks programming at San Diego Latino

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REEL TALKS, Co-Presented by FRONTERA FILMMAKERSSan Diego Latino Film Festival once again takes audiences behind the scenes with its REEL TALKS programming with the help of Latino Public Broadcasting, Nickelodeon and Walt Disney Animation Studios. Documentary filmmaking, special effects creation and animation will be spotlighted in this years edition of REEL TALKS.“The caliber of talent involved in this year’s REEL TALKS inspired an entire set of related programming that will appeal to local...

Art Directors Guild's Cinematic Imagery Award to Lucas

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Revolutionary director/producer, George Lucas has been selected to receive the Art Directors Guild's (ADG's) coveted honorary Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award, it was announced today by Thomas A. Walsh, ADG President, and Awards co-producers John Sabato and John Janavs. Known for pushing the limits of design and cinematography, Lucas has been the creator, storywriter and executive producer of a series of visually groundbreaking feature films, most notably the Star Wars Saga, w...

eDIT 11. to honor legendary editor Anne V. Coates

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eDIT 11. Filmmaker's Festival bestows Festival Honors 2008 to editor Anne V. Coates, ACE for her inspiring creative contributions to filmmaking. Anne V. Coates will personally accept the honors on occasion of the Festival Opening Gala on September 28th. With more than 40 professional years, Anne V. Coates is one of the most influential editors in the film business. Her work covers great films from five decades, such as Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Greystoke - Lord of Apes (1984), In the Line of Fi...

Filmstock History

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› 2000 The first Filmstock was an epic 15 day event. The first year welcomed animation legend Ray Harryhausen to the festival and we screen an unseen Abbott & Costello episode, alongside some fantastic short films. One of these, a documentary called ‘Bezdan’ was one of the first films exported from Bosnia since the Balkans conflict, and nearly didn’t make it. As a way of attracting local audiences, the initial re...

SPARK VFX '08 Visual Effects Festival

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SPARK VFX '08Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH and the Vancity Theatre are proud to present the SPARK VFX ?08 Film Festival. Featuring a selection of cinema's most influential visual effects (VFX) films, and film industry veteran speakers, SPARK celebrates the history of innovation in VFX. The films have been chosen from the "VES 50", a list of the 50 most influential and inspiring VFX films as selected by the Visual Effects Society. SPARK begins on January 30th with the panel "Celebrating Innovation and I...

Jules Vernes Adventure Festival

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The International Event dedicated to Exploration & Conservation arrives in Los Angeles! Transforming The Legendary Shrine Auditorium into a Fantastic Exploratorium every year…The Festival will pay a special tribute to Jane Goodall, George Lucas and Harrison Ford and to King Kong first steps on the Shrine Auditorium Stage in 1933 with special guest Ray Harryhausen. The premiere of the documentary film Explorers: From the Titanic to the Moon, starring Buzz Aldrin and James Cameron, will close th...

Terry Gilliam and Andy Serkis honored at next eDIT 9

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Filmmaker's Festival is proud to bestowe Festival Honors upon Terry Gilliam, a truly great visionary of cinema. Terry Gilliam enjoys cult-status amongst generations of film-lovers. The writer, director and lead cartoonist shaped the style of the Monty Python group and their time. Films like 12 Monkeys or Brazil further cemented his reputation as an uncompromising filmmaker of extraordinary visionary power and humor. Terry Gilliam will be interviewed at the Festival Honors Salon on Monday, 25th a...

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