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M3 Creative Film launches marketing & film production division

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Prolific Promo Agency Starts M3 Creative Film, Adding Second Feature as Its First Project, Magnet Releasing’s ‘John Dies at the End,’ Heads for TIFF’s Midnight Madness  In a new business model for Hollywood, award-winning creative content agency M3 Creative has formed a vertically integrated, multi-platform marketing/promotion and film production company with the establishment of M3 Creative Film. The new division allows M3 to use its marketing expertise to focus on producing hi...

Agnieszka Holland gets Life Time achievment Award at Cinefest

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She worked with the entrant Leonardo DiCaprio, the already recognized Andrzej Wajda, Gary Oldman, Jean-Claude Carriere, Gerard Depardieu, Hanna Schygulla, Albert Finney, and Ed Harris. She won the Golden Globe and she was awarded for the Academy Award three times (most recently in this February). Agnieszka Holland, one of the most determinative figure of European cinema is the 9th Jameson CineFest’s lifetime achievement award winner. Ms. Holland is giving master class on 16 September in Mi...

Dimitre Dinev: Living different lives through the characters one creates, is much more interesting than writing about oneself

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Writer Dimitre Dinev has been living in Austria for years now. As a co-writer of Anja Salomonowitz’ debut feature Spain, he was a special guest at the 16th Sofia IFF. The following are excerpts from the press conference that turned into a cosy conversation between Dinev and the film critic Antonia Kovacheva, and the P.S. for four eyes and two swings in front of the festival center Matti’D. How did you meet Anja Salomonwitz and how did you work together on the script of Spain?   An...

WORLDVIEW ENTERTAINMENT HEATS UP Eli Roth’s THE GREEN INFERNO

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      CANNES PRESS WORLDVIEW ENTERTAINMENT HEATS UP Eli Roth’s THE GREEN INFERNO Eli Roth to Direct New Horror Thriller that Exclusive Media will Offer to Buyers in Cannes May 17, 2012 (CANNES, FRANCE) -- Worldview Entertainment, a New York City-based motion picture production and investment company, has signed on to finance and produce Eli Roth’s new horror thriller, “The Green Inferno.” Roth, who reignited the horror genre with the “Hostel...

11th Tribeca Film Festival New York Premiere of 2 Days in New York Red Carpet Photos

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By Maria Esteves – April 27, 2012 The 11th Tribeca Film Festival 2012 (TFF 2012) New York Premiere of 2 DAYS IN NEW YORK, directed by Julie Delpy commenced Thursday, April 26, 2012, 9:30 PM at BMCC. Red carpet arrivals included actor Chris Rock, director Julie Delpy, Alexia Landeau, industry professionals, and celebrity quests.         TFF 2012 New York Premiere of 2 DAYS IN NEW YORK red carpet arrivals: actor Chris Rock, 2 DAYS IN NEW YORK. ...

6th Edition of BABYLON EUROPE is underway with feature film development workshops

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  The 6th Edition of BABYLON EUROPE is underway with feature film development workshops in the UK, Austria and France. Eight feature film projects from the UK took part in the London workshop (March 30th-April 1st), a further eight projects in the Diverse Geschichten workshop in the Steiermark (March 25th-28th).    Selected filmmakers from each workshop will meet in Cannes (May 18th-21st) to work together on their projects as part of a mentored programme that runs through till the...

IFFBoston 2011: Nightfall

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IFFB ’11 also screened a trio of films about what happens after the sun goes down. The two designees for this year’s festival-within-a-festival IFFBoston After Dark were The Catechism Cataclysm and Stake Land.  The former is a quirky comedy that gradually turns dark and surreal. Starting with a peppy, lonely priest using a misremembered friendship to emotionally coerce his childhood idol onto a canoe trip, we meander to a finish that includes campfire stories with two giggling panda-head...

Canadian films at the Annual Sonoma International

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  Eleven Canadian films will be screened at the 15th annual Sonoma International Film Festival, a five-day feast of wine, food and more than 130 independent films from around the world, which runs from April 11 to 15, 2012. Included in the Festival program are two Oscar®-nominated animated shorts, two Québécois films featuring the same leading man, and two powerful documentaries about two very different global catastrophes.   Québécois superstar Patrick Huard is the lea...

Martin Scorsese at 27th Santa Barbara Int'l FIlm Fest

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Martin Scorsese was honored Monday night at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Sir Ben Kingsley was in attendance as well, to award Scorsese with the American Riviera Award. Here are some tidbits from the gentle evening in Santa Barbara paradise, 90 miles outside of Los Angeles. Upon the stage before Scorsese came on moderator Leonard Maltin said,  "I like to talk to a man who likes to talk." Soon enough I realized how TRUE this is about the greatest living ...

Men’s Group premiered in New York

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  After a string of international film festival screenings, and a successful local release where it won Best Film, Best Script and Best Actor at the Inside Film Awards (Australia), Men’s Group will hold its New York premiere on 30th January, 2012. Producer John L. Simpson will travel from Sydney to present the event.  Men’s Group explores the very essence of masculinity. Seven men from very ...

What lies in the hearts of men

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After a string of international film festival screenings, and a successful local release where it won Best Film, Best Script and Best Actor at the Inside Film Awards (Australia), Men’s Group will hold its New York premiere on 30th January, 2012. Producer John L. Simpson will travel from Sydney to present the event. Men’s Group explores the very essence of masculinity. Seven men from very different backgrounds meet each week in the privacy of a suburban home to laugh, cry and have it out in a...

Q & A with award-winning Argentine Filmmaker Rodolfo Carnevale

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Bruno Chatelin (BC): Rodolfo tell me more about the catalyst for your debut film The Well?   Rodolfo Carnevale (RC):  Every filmmaker has a different catalyst, in my case "The Well" allows me to tell the story of my life, the story of my family, and more importantly, I can accomplish a social function through making the film, namely to educate and make people more aware about Autism.   BC: What kinds of films are you and Apor...

Q & A with award-winning Argentine Filmmaker Rodolfo Carnevale

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Bruno Chatelin (BC): Rodolfo tell me more about the catalyst for your debut film The Well?Rodolfo Carnevale (RC): Every filmmaker has a different catalyst, in my case “The Well” allows me to tell the story of my life, the story of my family, and more importantly, I can accomplish a social function through making the film, namely to educate and make people more aware about Autism.BC: What kinds of films are you and Aporía Productions primarily interested in making?RC: I’m interested in mo...

Interview with GABRIEL ACHIM, 52nd TIFF

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Director Gabriel Achim   When I met Romanian director Gabriel Achim, I asked him about his film and he said this: 'Well, if you like intellectual porn then you will like my film...' Well, what a pitch because I couldn’t wait to see it, and indeed ADALBERT'S DREAM (Visul Lui Adalbert, 2011) IS ‘Intellectual Porn’… Read below to get to first base. But to go all the way, you’ll have to see the film!   ME: why is it called ‘Adalb...

Interview with Romanian New Wave filmmaker GABRIEL ACHIM

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Director Gabriel Achim   When I met Romanian director Gabriel Achim, I asked him about his film and he said this: 'Well, if you like intellectual porn then you will like my film...' Well, what a pitch because I couldn’t wait to see it, and indeed ADALBERT'S DREAM (Visul Lui Adalbert, 2011) IS ‘Intellectual Porn’… Read below to get to first base. But to go all the way, you’ll have to see the film!   ME: why is it called ‘Adalb...

The Well" (El Pozo) is a deeply compelling film that explores the complex reality for families living with autism

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"Based on a true story, "The Well"  (El Pozo) is a deeply compelling film that explores the complex reality for families living with autism." Nicole Holland, IFQ Magazine   Rodolfo F. Carnevale in association with Aporía Productions is pleased to announce the US Premiere of  "The Well" (El Pozo). The production, which is the first Argentinean film to tackle the delicate subject of autism, screens on Thursday November 24 at 8pm at t...

Searching for a CO-WRITER without fear of success

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This website sums it up: http://www.m51.com/Film_Treatment http://www.m51.com/Film_Treatment http://www.m51.com/Film_Treatment Kindest Regards! Burton ...

Like Crazy Creative Team at Film Independent Forum

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The annual Film Independent Forum was held this weekend in Los Angeles. The goal of the 3 day event, filled with panels, lectures, Q & A sessions, screenings, and networking lunches, is to empower filmmakers "to take control of their projects." "Like Crazy," best picture pic at Sundance opened the event Friday night, one week before it opens limited release. A Q & A with the creative team followed the screening. A beautiful film about love, Film Indepe...

The Tokyo International film festival to support Tsunami victims

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24th TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AIMS TO SUPPORT EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI VICTIMS by Alex Deleon   Jūzō Itami  The Tokyo International film festival (TIFF) which came into being in 1985 and is now in its 24th edition forms, is, along with Pusan in neighboring Korea, what might be called the "one-two punch" of leading Asian film festivals. This festival started off slowly and was only held every other year between 1985 and 1991, but fi...

Taking Bulgarian Cinema on the Road: An Interview With Director Konstantin Bojanov

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Walking around New York, London or Paris, if you offered someone 100 dollars, pounds or euros to name just one Bulgarian film or director, you'd likely still have the money in your pocket after an hour of trying. Of course, this fact has nothing to do with a lack of productivity or talent in contemporary Bulgarian cinema.And with “Avé”, the feature film debut by director Konstantin Bojanov, Bulgarian cinema's profile is likely to be raised higher, as audiences discover a deeply personal and...

A review of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 : Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham Carter, directed by David Yates Avada kedavra! "Harry is an absolute godsend to our cause,” a certain High Priest “Egan” of the First Church of Satan in Salem, Massachusetts,USA was quoted as saying of British author J.K Rowling's boy wizard. “An organization like ours thrives on new blood - no pun intend...

Introducing Jack Rousseau, Screenwriter

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Jack Rousseau is a screenwriter based in the UK. Completed feature-length screenplays inlude: Forging the Iron Lady - political drama for TV Shocking the Donkeys (co-writer James Collins) - comedy (in development) Help Me (co-writer Matthew John) - drama Other People's Dreams (co-writer James Collins) - suspense/thriller Screenplays currently being worked on include: Jellybean Republic (co-writer James Collins) - comedy The Saddling (co-writer Ja...

Winners Announced at Inaugural Palm Beach Women's International Film Festival

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"Leading Ladies" Wins Top Prize at Inaugural FestivalFestival Closes with Sold Out CrowdsWest Palm Beach, FL (April 11, 2011) Erica Beahm, co-writer and co-director of “Leading Ladies,” danced her way to winning the top honor, as her film won Best Feature Film of the inaugural Palm Beach Women’s International Film Festival which ran April 7-10 at various locations in Palm Beach County.“I am elated that my very first film was completely sold out and won the top honor at the best...

Taos Shortz Film Fest

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TAOS, NM — Taos will play host again to the 4th annual Taos Shortz Film Fest dubbed as one of the most up and coming shorts film festivals in Northern New  Mexico. The festival will showcase more than 60 juried short films from 15 countries. The Festival is scheduled from Friday, March 4 through Sunday, March 6, 2011.  Several juried short films were the brainchild of Taosenos and other New Mexicans, including writer/producer Allegra Huston (sister of actress, Angelica H...

Interview with Romain Gavras

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        Notre Jour Viendra synopsis: "What do you do when you're a red-haired teenage loser with no friends except for an older guy, your shrink? When everyone hates you, especially your family? When all your peers make fun of you and kick you around? "   Well, check out RG's teaser, a veritable kick in the head: http://vimeo.com/11900359   Daring, passionate, visionary and unapologetic filmmaker Romain Ga...
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