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Social Short film Contest in Ischia on social diversity

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SOCIAL SHORT CUT CONTEST  CONTRIBUTE TO THE PROJECT 'RESPECTING DIVERSITY" WITH SHORT FILMS AND VIDEO CLIPS ISCHIA GLOBAL BRINGS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHOW YOUR SHORTS TO THE GREAT MASTERS OF CINEMA AND TO THE LEADING PRODUCERS OF THE GLOBAL AUDIOVISUAL INDUSTRY SOCIAL SHORT CUT CONTEST 1) The Ischia Global Fest launches a competition among young people around the world who want to make a contribution to the theme of diversity through their artis...

10th edition of the Ischia Film Festival

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From the 30th June to the 7th July 2012 at the Castello Aragonese in Ischia, the tenth edition of the Ischia Film Festival will take place, a unique International cinema competition dedicated to cinema locations. The event, which is known for its focus on movietourism and location placement, awards the audiovisual works, the directors, the directors of photography and the set designers who have mostly enhanced Italian and international locations by highlighting their landscapes and their...

The Ischia Legend Award 2010 has been awarded to Jeremy Irons.

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  The British actor (Oscar winner in 1990 for  "Reversal of Fortune" by Barbet Schroeder)  will receive the prestigious special award on Tuesday July 13th at Sant'Angelo of Ischia during the 8° Global Film & Music Festival. With this award the accomplished British actor joins in the Festival record beside prominent colleagues such as Sir Ben Kinglsey, Dennis Hopper, Vanessa Redgrave, Hilary Swank, Murray Abraham, Giancarlo Giannini and Stefania Sandrelli. Jeremy Irons, whos...

Jeremy Irons to receive Ischia Legend Award

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The Ischia Legend Award 2010 has been awarded to Jeremy Irons. The British actor (Oscar winner in 1990 for “Reversal of Fortune” by Barbet Schroeder) will receive the prestigious special award on Tuesday July 13th at Sant’Angelo of Ischia during the 8° Global Film & Music Festival. With this award the accomplished British actor joins in the Festival record beside prominent colleagues such as Sir Ben Kinglsey, Dennis Hopper, Vanessa Redgrave, Hilary Swank, Murray Abraham, Giancarlo Giann...

Ischia full program of events

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Ischia Global Fest 2009 – OFFICIAL PROGRAMSATURDAY JULY 11LACCO AMENO8:00pm: Museo Villa Arbusto: Tony Renis and Olivia Magnani to open the “Mina’s exhibit”ISCHIA PORTO8:30pm – Piazza San Girolamo – Welcome to Ischia Global 2009 with Olivia Magnani andRiccardo Marone, minister Tourism and Industry Campania RegionFORIO8:30pm – Piazzale del Soccorso – Welcome to Ischia Global 2009 with Tony RenisLACCO AMENO (by invitation only)9:00pm – Albergo Regina Isabella: Special Screening ...

Matt Dillon to be honoured again at next Ischia Global

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The U.S. actor Matt Dillon will be an honorary citizen of Forio d'Ischia from next July 13, day two of the Ischia Global Film & Music fest 2009 in which the artist will participate again after having received the Global Award in 2008. To announce the news is the mayor of Forio, Franco Regine, who will deliver the honors Dinnon keys to the city during the Gala which will be set up in Piazza del Soccorso. The event attended by many international stars including the director who directed the film "...

Ischia Global to support children's right

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Film directors Paul Haggis and Steven Zaillian, Italian actor Christian De Sica and actress Mariagrazia Cucinotta and British actress and producer Trudie Styler are the first artists to join the 3rd Social Cinema Forum of Ischia focused on “children’s right to education”. From July 12th throughout 19th, after the G8 international political summit to be held in Italy, and in a moment characterized by very urgent globalized humanitarian and environmental issues, the “leading” players of ...

Ischia Film Location Festival

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The Ischia Film Festival is an international juried competition that awards the films that have most creatively featured locations and cultures of a land. The festival hosts a Exhibitor Marketplace and Conference about Film Location and Product Placement

Billy August, will receive the Ischia Humanitarian Award

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Ischia, island of cinema and human rights: director Billy August, will receive the Ischia Humanitarian Award for his film “Goodbye Bafana”, dedicated to the legendary South African president Nelson Mandela, winner of the Nobel peace prize.Enzo Cappello, special commissioner of the Tourist Board of the Islands of Ischia and Procida announced that the Danish director will receive the award during the fifth Ischia Global Film & Music Fest (July 13-20, 2008).“In the year in which we are launch...

Ischia Global Fest hosts a worldwide competition "Social Short Cut Contest"

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. On the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Ischia Global Fest will host a worldwide competition among young artists willing to contribute artistically to this campaign via short movies and video-clips, shot in any kind of format (dvd). 2. Each film will be seen and analysed by global audiovisual and communications professionals. The authors of the work judged most significant will be invited to Ischia from July 13–20, to join in sending a message of peace and solid...

Ischia Global Fest Social Short Cut worldwide competition

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On the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Ischia Global Fest will host a worldwide competition among young artists willing to contribute artistically to this campaign via short movies and video-clips, shot in any kind of format (dvd). 2. Each film will be seen and analysed by global audiovisual and communications professionals. The authors of the work judged most significant will be invited to Ischia from July 13–20, to join in sending a message of peace and solidar...

Ischia Film & Music Fest to host Bobby Moresco

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The highly acclaimed Italo-American screenplayer Bobby Moresco (winner of an Academy Award for the feature film "Crash" directed by Paul Haggis) will join the producers Marina Cicogna and Pascal Vicedomini, and the Italian actress Maria Grazia Cucinotta, at the international press conference of the Ischia Global Film & Music Fest 2008 to be held in Cannes, on Thursday 22nd. The summer event will be presented at Espace Italie – Palais Stephanie- 50 Boulevard de la Croisette from noon to 3 pm.B...

Ischia Film and Music Global Fest 2007

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L'Albergo della Regina Isabella, IschiaHosted at the beautiful Italian L'Albergo Regina della Isabella Spa Resort, the Ischia Film and Music Global Fest is a truely special event for some of the leading figures of the global film and music industry. This year, chaired by Paul Haggis the week-long festival from 9-16th August, offered a cinematic feast, paying tribute to many of the greatest filmmakers, musicians and scriptwriters around the world. To name a few, this year awards were recieved...

Trip To Ischia

Plane, boat and scooter....Meridiaina has a direct connection between Paris and Naples, lowcost but low services and no smiles.    The Boat shuttle takes a small (rough) hour to the island of Ischia island of 1000 hotels    Scooter rent for a low 35€...

Stephen Frears & Visconti to be honored in Ischia

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Luchino Visconti will be remembered on July 13th by British director Stephen Frears during the annual gala of the Global Film & Music Fest, in the bay of the Colombaia, the legendary Milanese director’s Ischia residence. Italian Minister of Culture Francesco Rutelli will honor 65-year-old Frears, who has received two Oscar nominations and is president of the jury at Cannes 2007. On the eve of the Global Fest’s debut, Minister Rutelli sent the following message: “Ischia Global is an imp...

Ischia Global Fest is the world event of the summer says Paul Haggis

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“Italy is my favorite country and the Ischia Global Fest is the world event of the summer: a perfect combination of content and quality of life. I am happy to be the chairman and to have worked with Pascal Vicedomini in order to make this edition even richer and to promote your country throughout the world through the medium of film. With Oliver Stone, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Hilary Swank, Ben Kingsley, Laura Dern, Sheryl Crow, Gustavo Santaolalla, Andrea Bocelli, and many other friend...

"Ischia Global Fest is the world event of the summer" says Paul Haggis

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“Italy is my favorite country and the Ischia Global Fest is the world event of the summer: a perfect combination of content and quality of life. I am happy to be the chairman and to have worked with Pascal Vicedomini in order to make this edition even richer and to promote your country throughout the world through the medium of film. With Oliver Stone, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Hilary Swank, Ben Kingsley, Laura Dern, Sheryl Crow, Gustavo Santaolalla, Andrea Bocelli, and many other friend...

Julio Iglesias receives the Ischia Music Legend Award

On Sunday July 8, Julio Iglesias will receive the Music Legend Award for "most popular Latin-American artist of all times." Presenting the award at the Negombo in Ischia will be great international producer David Foster, together with Clotilde Courau, princess of Savoy and godmother of the fifth Global Film & Music Fest which begins on July 9 at the Regina Isabella Hotel in Lacco Ameno. Announcing the award to Iglesias was Tony Renis, co-chairman of the festival together with...

Kingsley and Tornatore Feted At Ischia Fest

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Thursday, July 5------The Ischia Global Film and Music Fest, which begins on Monday, July 9th, is honoring two giants of the film world with the Ischia Legend Awards. Oscar-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley and Italian director Giuseppe Tornatore will both be given this special tribute by the International Art Academy of Ischia on July 11th and July  14th respectively, at the Regina Isabella Hotel on the island resort off the coast of Naples. This year's Festival is chaired this year by ...

Ischia Fest honor awards 2007

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ISCHIA AWARDS 2007 Ischia Legend Award 2007 - Alejandro Gonzales Iñarritu Ischia Legend Award 2007 - Sir Ben Kingsley Ischia Legend Award 2007 - Oliver Stone Ischia Legend Award 2007- Hilary Swank Ischia Legend Award 2007- Giuseppe Tornatore Ischia Music Legend Award - Luciano Pavarotti Ischia Legend Awards 2007 - Julio Iglesias Ischia Legend Awards 2007 – David Foster Ischia Global Award 2007 – William Monahan Ischia Global Award 2007 – Valerio Massimo Manfredi Ischia Global Award 2007 -...

Paul Haggis chairman of Ischia Festival

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The screenwriter, director and producer PAUL HAGGIS (2006 double Academy Award®-winner for the movie "Crash") is the Chairman of the 5th edition of "Ischia Global Film & Music Fest”; the festival of cinematic art and the cultural trademark of "made in Italy" - from the 10th to the 15th of July at the legendary Regina Isabella Resort & Spa in the isle of Ischia, Italy. The festival is produced by Pascal Vicedomini and the Ischia International Arts Academy, with the support of the Film Departm...

Hilary Swank to attend Ischia Festival

Hilary Swank, the two-time Oscar winner american actress will be guest of the fifth edition of the Ischia Global Fest. The talented protagonist of cult films like Boys Don't Cry and Million Dollar Baby will receive the Legend Award by Regione Campania on July 11 in the town of Lacco Ameno. After celebrating the fact that she received star number 2325 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hilary Swank will arrive on the "Green Island" during a break from her many commitments on the set as ...

Little Miss Sunshine will receive the Ischia Family Award

The film Little Miss Sunshine will receive the Ischia Family Award during the Global Film & Music Fest (July 9-15). The award, which is being given for the first time this year, recognizes international films on the contemporary family, which according to the Ischia Academy of Art, present themes of great social value in a product made for the general public. American directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Fares will accept the award on July 13 at the Hotel Mezzatorre at Forio d’Ischia. Gra...

Laura Pausini and Sheryl Crow have won the Ischia Music Award 2007

Laura Pausini and Sheryl Crow have won the Ischia Music Award 2007. David Foster, Laura Pausini's U.S. producer, will present the award to the queen of Italian pop music. Foster himself will receive the William Walton Music & Film Award, together with musicians and Oscar winners Gustavo Santaolalla and Luis Bacalov. "The fifth Ischia Global Film & Music Fest will be dedicated to Luciano Pavarotti,'' announced in Los Angeles Tony Renis, Vice President of the International...

Ioan Gruffudd, heroe of The Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer, to be honoured at Ischia

"Mister Fantastic" lands at the Ischia Global Festival. Ioan Gruffudd, heroe of The Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer, the eagerly awaited film based on the famous comic strip by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby that comes out today, June 15 in theaters all over the world, will receive the Ischia Fashion Award by Fiuggi, together with Italian actress Alessandra Martines. Both will be guests of the fifth edition of the Global Fest from July 9th to 15th at the Regina Isabella hotel in the town...

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