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SUPPORTING ACTRESS 2012 Octavia Spencer The Help (2011) 2011 Melissa Leo The Fighter (2010) 2010 Mo'Nique Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (2009) 2009 Penélope Cruz Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) 2008 Tilda Swinton Michael Clayton (2007) 2007 Jennifer Hudson Dreamgirls (2006) 2006 Rachel Weisz The Constant Gardener (2005) 2005 Cate Blanchett ...

The Boston Jewish Film Festival announces “Luminaries and Legends”

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The Boston Jewish Film Festival announces “Luminaries and Legends,” its major fall fundraiser. Three Luminaries will be honored for their leadership in film in New England on Oct. 22 – Judy Ganz, Lisa Gossels and Kaj Wilson.   Judy Ganz, Festival architect and visionary. Judy has been at the heart of the Festival since its inception, serving as Board Chair from 2002 - 2009. During her tenure, the Festival enjoyed exponential growth in attendance and stature. Judy is an indefatigable l...

The Awards at Fantasporto conclude a fantastic week

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FANTASPORTO AWARDS 2011 The year 2011 proves to be a year of discoveries. The Dutch film "Two Eyes Staring" born of a conversation between director Elbert Van Strien and his therapist won the Grand Prix best Film Award of the 31st edition of International Film Festival of Porto, and also the Award for Best Screenplay. This is a sophisticated psychological thriller with shades of horror about how we deform the reality from what we see. With a surreal atmosphere, surrounded by seemingly normal, a ...

The Awards at Fantasporto conclude a fantastic week

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FANTASPORTO AWARDS 2011 The year 2011 proves to be a year of discoveries. The Dutch film "Two Eyes Staring" born of a conversation between director Elbert Van Strien and his therapist won the Grand Prix best Film Award of the 31st edition of International Film Festival of Porto, and also the Award for Best Screenplay. This is a sophisticated psychological thriller with shades of horror about how we deform the reality from what we see. With a surreal atmosphere, surrounde...

Newsletter for Williamsburg Film Festival #1

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The 15th Annual Festival is on track for March 9-12, 2011. Guest Stars confirmed for our festival include Ed Faulkner, Anne Jeffreys, Mickey Kuhn, Donna Martell, Paul Petersen, Ann Rutherford and H.M. Wynant. Entertainment will be provided by Ed & Bobbi Beard, the Blue ...River Blue Grass Band and Johny Western. Due to circumstances beyond our control, Betsy Palmer and Stella Stevens who have been previously announced will be unable to attend. We expect a record crowd based on the hote...

Michael York Honoured by International Press Academy

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 York Honored as the IPA’s 2009 Mary Pickford Award Winner Los Angeles, CA, October 14, 2009 --The International Press Academy today announced that actor Michael York will receive the 2009Mary Pickford Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Entertainment Industry at this year’s 14th Annual Satellite Awards™ on Sunday, December 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA.  Spanning 45 years in entertainment, Michael York’s career began on stage in his native England with the National Youth Theatre....

Jury decision-making at Fantasporto: and the winners are...

Jury decision-making at Fantasporto: and the winners are... Jury members were Marina Mathilda Anna Eich, German filmmaker (who does not like beeing called Mathilda) Angel Sata, Spain (Sitges Fest director) Luis Rosales , Spain editor of SciFi World Tony Lima, Portugal, but a LA resident for ever, (actor) Bruno Chatelin, France , editor of filmfestivals.com and fest21.com

"Idiots and Angels" by Bill Plympton wins Fantasporto Fantastic competition,

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The winners of FANTASPORTO 2009 with homages to WIM WENDERS, PAUL SCHRADER and JOSÉ FONSECA E COSTA              With a selection that was praised by juries, audiences and critics, the 29th edition of the Oporto International Film Festival announced its awards. The films "Idiots and Angels" by Bill Plympton (USA), "Moscow, Belgium" by Christophe Van Rompaey (Bel), two directors well known of the festival, together with the  South Corean Phil-sung Yim, the dire...

"Idiots and Angels" by Bill Plympton wins Fantasporto Fantastic competition

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The winners of FANTASPORTO 2009 with homages to WIM WENDERS, PAUL SCHRADER and JOSÉ FONSECA E COSTA With a selection that was praised by juries, audiences and critics, the 29th edition of the Oporto International Film Festival announced its awards. The films "Idiots and Angels" by Bill Plympton (USA), "Moscow, Belgium" by Christophe Van Rompaey (Bel), two directors well known of the festival, together with the South Corean Phil-sung Yim, the director of "Hansel & Gretel", were the winners of ...

Fantasporto Calling For Entries

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1 - The TWENTIETH NINE edition of the OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FANTASPORTO 2009 will take place from 20th February till 1st of March 2 - The Festival main purpose is the screening and promotion films of quality, both aesthetically and thematically, and to seek new forms and methods of filmmaking. 3 - The Festival has eight sections  3.1 - Official Section - Competition for Fantasy Films - feature and short films (maximum 15 minutes length) including the Méliè...

History of Oscar winners and nominees for best actor

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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...

Fantasporto Goes to Cannes to make an impression

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Once again, the Oporto Film Festival ­ Fantasporto has decided to invest strongly in the promotion of the coming edition on the occasion of the 60th Cannes International Film Festival. 28 years already, Fantasporto aims, as usual, at bigger and better, and the Croisette is the right meeting place and a traditional focus for the film world.For the third time, Fantasporto is going to have its own booth in the Marché du Film at the Riviera Space. This is where Fantasporto will be searching for th...

Fantasporto goes to Cannes to make an impression

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Once again, the Oporto Film Festival ­ Fantasporto has decided to invest strongly in the promotion of the coming edition on the occasion of the 60th Cannes International Film Festival. 28 years already, Fantasporto aims, as usual, at bigger and better, and the Croisette is the right meeting place and a traditional focus for the film world. For the third time, Fantasporto is going to have its own booth in the Marché du Film at the Riviera Space. This is where Fantasporto will be searching for t...

Awards of the 27th edition of Fantasporto

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“El Laberinto del Fauno” and“Un Franco, 14 Pesetas” are the winners Asian and hispanic cinema rule in a fantastic edition of the Oporto festival -Fantasporto The Mexicano Guillermo del Toro wins again the main prize, the Grand Prix Fantasporto 2007 for the Best Fantasy Film, following his triumph in 1994 with his first film, Cronos. The now Oscar-winner director of “El Laberinto del Fauno” has convinced the Jury.Also a winner, but  of the Directors Week, the Spanish “Un Franco, 1...

Awards of the 27th edition of Fantasporto

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El Laberinto del Fauno and Un Franco, 14 Pesetas are the winners!Asian and hispanic cinema rule in a fantastic edition of the Oporto festival -Fantasporto The Mexicano Guillermo del Toro wins again the main prize, the Grand Prix Fantasporto 2007 for the Best Fantasy Film, following his triumph in 1994 with his first film, Cronos. The now Oscar-winner director of El Laberinto del Fauno has convinced the Jury.Also a winner, but of the Directors Week, the Spanish Un Franco, 14 Pesetas, marks the s...

Oporto Film Festival ­ Fantasporto presence in Cannes

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Once again, the Oporto Film Festival ­ Fantasporto has decided to invest strongly in the promotion of the coming edition on the occasion of the 59th Cannes International Film Festival. 27 years already, Fantasporto aims, as usual, at bigger and better, and the Croisette is the right meeting place and a traditional focus for the film world. The second time ever, Fantasporto is going to have its own booth in the Marché du Film at the Riviera Space. This is where Fantasporto will be searching for...

Sir Sean Connery to receive lifetime EFA award in Berlin

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In recognition of his outstanding career, Sir Sean Connery will receive the EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at the European Film Awards on December 3 in Berlin.Sir Sean Connery has not only famously embodied the world's best known secret agent, James Bond, but in a career which has spanned over fifty years, he has created some of cinema's most unforgettable characters in such films as MARNIE by Alfred Hitchcock, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS by Sidney Lumet, THE WIND AND THE LION...

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