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  Elin Kling X Guess By Marciano Capsule Collection Launch       Elin Kling X Guess By Marciano Capsule Collection Launch; East Sydney, Australia ...   East Sydney, Australia, and yet another product / fashion launch, with the usual splash of celebrities.   Firstly, Marciano is a leading lifestyle brand by Guess, so with that out of the way, a bit of colour banter to keep you interested with a bit of back story...   It's said "celebrity ...

Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas at Produced by 2012

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Christopher Nolan & Emma Thomas were humble and introspective in front of the eager audience at as they opened Produced by 2012 last weekend. Nolan and Thomas worked together in England before bringing their first film Following to the US in 1998, at a time in the US when there was a "movement of cheap films that secured distribution through the festival circuit." They submitted it to the Sundance Film Festival, didn't make it, but there met a programmer from the San Francisco In...

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...

3D Solar System - New Movie Update

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Vito Technology today is pleased to announce Solar Walk – 3D Solar System 1.9 for iOS, an update to their award-winning Education app that allows users to play with an interactive model of the Solar System and the Milky Way galaxy. The 360-degree, touch control 3D model displays planets, natural and artificial satellites, the closest stars, and the Milky Way galaxy. The app’s database is self-contained and no Internet connection is required. Highly praised and featured by Apple i...

Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma line up

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Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma celebrates its 39th edition from October 13 to 24. Once again this year, the Festival will delight you with a spectacular lineup, more than ever in tune with real-life changes in the film landscape and new technologies. Features and shorts, fiction and documentary, animation, retrospectives, tributes, professional panels, outdoor interactive installations and events will be served up over 12 days, for all audiences. Over 295 films from 51 countries, inclu...

KINOFILM 2010 HIGHLIGHTS

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KINOFILM FESTIVAL 2010HIGHLIGHTS ANNOUNCED  LINE-UP PREVIEW FEATURESPREMIERES AND EXCLUSIVE EVENTS WITH SHORTS, FEATURES ANDWORKSHOPS   The KinofilmManchester European Short Film Festival 2010 is pleased to announcea selection of highlights from a line-up that offers an ambitious, accessibleand wide ranging week of new film and filmmaking events in Manchester, 27 April– 2 May.   As ever, short films are themain focus of the festival, which showcases a kaleidoscope of new talent. Oversix da...

29th Annual CMJ Music Marathon Coverage

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By Maria Esteves - November 29, 2009 The 29th Annual 2009 College Music Journal Music Marathon & Film Festival (CMJ09), the largest international new music discovery event was held at over 75 venues throughout New York City, from October 20-24, 2009. The outstanding festival showcased music marathon, film festival, exhibit hall, panel discussions, seminars, comedy shows, special events, parties, concerts, and awards ceremony. This year's music style/genres by 1,300 bands from around the w...

Pocket BLU™ app: the new Blu-Ray goodies for Iphones from Universal

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  Delivering on its promise to provide consumers an ever more immersive, dynamic and interactive Blu-rayTM experience, Universal Studios Home Entertainment (USHE) announced today the launch of an array of enhanced iPhone and iPod touch-enabled features and social web-based offerings with the release of upcoming titles Bruno, Funny People, 9, American Pie Presents: The Book of Love, Public Enemies, and Inglourious Basterds all available this holiday season. These innovations include the pock...

The Global Film Village: CLIO Honorary Award Winners Barry Manilow and Mark Cuban by Marla Lewin

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The Clios is a great event, filled with brilliant people, ideas, and everyone focused on creating the next best thing in advertising and social media.  The goal of the panels was to explore how can we connect and engage our audiences. How we can continue to offer a branding service which sells products, provides humor, and opens our hearts to an ever smaller international world.  How to find the means to  incorporate human interest and projects linked to product in new ways that resonat...

CLIO Honorary Award Winners Barry Manilow and Mark Cuban

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The Global Film Village: CLIO Honorary Award Winners Barry Manilow and Mark Cuban by Marla LewinThe Clios is a great event, filled with brilliant people, ideas, and everyone focused on creating the next best thing in advertising and social media. The goal of the panels was to explore how can we connect and engage our audiences. How we can continue to offer a branding service which sells products, provides humor, and opens our hearts to an ever smaller international world. How to find the means...

ITVFest Cinco De Mayo Launch Party

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DONT FORGET! MAY 14TH FINAL TV PILOT & WEBSERIES SUBMISSION DEADLINE It really feels like we just had a deadline.  And now there's another one!  May 14th is our final deadline.  Make sure you get your submissions in soon at itvfest.org    INDEPENDENT TELEVISION FEST LAUNCH PARTY! COME CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO WITH ITVFEST AT HOLLYWOOD HOTSPOT LIBERTINE! 8210 Sunset Boulevard Shmoozing 8pm-11pm            Silent auction 9pm-11pm Mand...

Slamdance will celebrate 15th

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Emerging talent just isn’t confined to narrative and documentary feature films. As the Slamdance Film Festival celebrates its 15th Anniversary in 2009, 86 short films in four different competition categories - documentary, narrative/experimental, animation and music video, which is a new classification this year - will be showcased and be eligible for a Grand Jury Award. All accepted entries have been selected to screen by the Shorts Programming Committee, which is comprised primarily of S...

Interview with the makers of Sunshine Barry and the Disco Worms

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Sunshine Barry and the Disco Worms is an enormously fun new animated film from Denmark, about an earthworm who harbours a desire to escape his dull existence and form the world's greatest disco band! We caught up with the film's director Thomas Borch Nielson, along with co-directors Tonni Zinck and Daniel Silwerfeldt. Thomas Borch Nielson Could you start by talking about the animation process used for the film? Were there any unexpected challenges? Tonni Zinck: I was i...

New York’s Asbury Shorts ,

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Asbury Shorts , New York’s longest running annual exhibition of award winning independent short films, will present “A Evening of the World’s Best Short Films” on Saturday August 23rd @ 7:30pm in the historic Paramount Theater, on the boardwalk, in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The fast-paced program will feature 2 short films by Jason Reitman, an Academy Award Nominee earlier this year for directing the mega hit feature film “JUNO.” Tickets cost $12 and will be sold as general admission...

Panelists from Future of Cinema Salon Series in Cannes

  List of panelist/MingleTalk Distribution and Blockbuster panel: May 20, 3pm and May 21st 10-12 amEsteemed panelists includeColleen Nystedt: founder of movieset  http://www.movieset.com/MovieSetTM founder, Colleen Nystedt, has an extensive background in film production, finance, business affairs and creative development. Nystedt has produced or supervised production on numerous feature films and TV movies for Universal Pictures, Paramount, MGM, CBS, NBC, ABC, USA, Showtime and Lifetime Networ...

NEWSLETTER N° 332: September 26, 2007

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FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS Festivals calling for your films... This week, this month...   _______________________________________________________________________________________ AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Oscar and more ...

Indie filmakers in the digital age

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By Rhiannon HobbinsSo after years of dreaming about being a filmmaker you decided to finally go for it. You begged, borrowed and maxed out your credit cards. The house had to be remortgaged and you even had to bail on the Christmas skiing holiday. You’ve seriously never been so bloody broke.But you’ve got no regrets, you’ve made your film and the rest will be easy. But the fact is that it can be just as difficult to land a distribution deal. And after all the sacrifices and hard work, ther...

Winners Announced At Inaugural Middle East International Film Festival

 Monday, October 21--------The Middle East International Film Festival – Abu Dhabi (MEIFF) announced the winners of the Black Pearl Awards at the Closing Night Ceremony held at the Emirates Palace  on Saturday evening. The Black Pearl trophy (designed by Mohammed Gomaa) is a handmade sculpture representing the beautiful and rare black pearl originally discovered in the pristine waters of the Abu Dhabi coastline, and a symbol that is an integral part of Abu Dhabi history and culture. The Bla...

Award Winners At Inaugural Middle East International Film Festival

 Monday, October 21--------The Middle East International Film Festival – Abu Dhabi (MEIFF) announced the winners of the Black Pearl Awards at the Closing Night Ceremony held at the Emirates Palace  on Saturday evening. The Black Pearl trophy (designed by Mohammed Gomaa) is a handmade sculpture representing the beautiful and rare black pearl originally discovered in the pristine waters of the Abu Dhabi coastline, and a symbol that is an integral part of Abu Dhabi history and culture. The Bla...

Winners of the Black Pearl announced in Abu Dhabi

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INAUGURAL MIDDLE EAST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – ABU DHABI BLACK PEARL AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCEDProducer Peter Bouckaert, and Director Nic Balthazar of BEN XWinner of the Black Pearl Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature Film. The award carries with it a cash prize of AED 300,000 Michael James Rowland of LUCKY MILESWinner of Black Pearl Jury Prize for Best New Director (Feature Film). The award carries with it a cash prize of AED 300,000Ensemble Cast: Nadine Labaki, Yasmine Al Masri, Joanna Mouka...

MEIFF - ABU DHABI, Announces ELAH and Gulf Region Films

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The Middle East International Film Festival - Abu Dhabi (MEIFF) today revealed its Closing Night Film, director Paul Haggis's IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH, which is a story about a war veteran and his wife who are in search of their son, a soldier who recently returned from Iraq but has since gone missing. The Festival also named Nadine Labaki, director of CARAMEL, as the recipient of the Variety Middle East Filmmaker of the Year Award. In support of Emirati filmmakers, the Abu Dhabi Media Company will...

MEIFF - ABU DHABI, Announces ELAH and Gulf Region Films

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The Middle East International Film Festival – Abu Dhabi (MEIFF) today revealed its Closing Night Film, director Paul Haggis’s IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH, which is a story about a war veteran and his wife who are in search of their son, a soldier who recently returned from Iraq but has since gone missing. The Festival also named Nadine Labaki, director of CARAMEL, as the recipient of the Variety Middle East Filmmaker of the Year Award. In support of Emirati filmmakers, the Abu Dhabi Media Company ...

Abu Dhabi launches iPod compatible format Hayah Film Competition

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Middle East International Film Festival – Abu Dhabi (MEIFF) and The Higher Colleges of Technology’s Abu Dhabi Women’s College is proud to present the Hayah Film Competition in association with EmiratesMac Apple User Group. Developed in the spirit of innovation and new technology, the Hayah Film Competition encourages creativity from filmmakers throughout the UAE and the Middle East. “Hayah” means “life” in Arabic and the theme for the competition is “life at the size of an iPod ...

Hayah Film Competition in association with EmiratesMac Apple User Group.

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Middle East International Film Festival - Abu Dhabi (MEIFF) and The Higher Colleges of Technology's Abu Dhabi Women's College is proud to present the Hayah Film Competition in association with EmiratesMac Apple User Group.  Developed in the spirit of innovation and new technology, the Hayah Film Competition encourages creativity from filmmakers throughout the UAE and the Middle East. "Hayah" means "life" in Arabic and the theme for the competition is "life at the si...

March 8th HD EXPO

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March 8th HD EXPO features David Wertheimer, Jim Matlosz, Josh Greer, Pierre de Lespinois,Terry Brown and more industry leadersFebruary 15, 2007 (Burbank, CA) What’s in store for the production and creative communities as new tools and technologies come to market and evolve? The future is just one of the provocative questions that industry leaders will be addressed during HD EXPO in a variety of forums, panels and intensives, coming up at the Beverly Hilton on March 8th.“Progress, Prediction...

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