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Paul Haggis to present Ischia Fest highlights in Cannes

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  American screenwriter and film director Paul Haggis (recipient of two Academy Awards for the feature film "Crash") will be the master of ceremonies of the 8° Ischia Global Film & Music Fest to presented at Cannes Film Festival. The iconic  American filmmaker - who has just wrapped up production of the highly anticipated feature film "Next Three Days" (starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks), will participate on Wednesday, May 19th (Pavillion Italia Croi...

Golden Gate Award Documentary Feature Winners

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Investigative Documentary Feature: Last Train Home, Lixin Fan (Canada/China 2009)   - Winner receives $25,000 cash prize and Final Cut Studio software provided by Apple                           Documentary Feature: Pianomania, Lilian Franck and Robert Cibis (Austria/Germany 2009)   - Winner receives $20,000 cash prize and Final Cut Studio...

Hollyshorts calling for entries now

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HOLLYSHORTS     August 5 - 12, 2010 Call for Entries Late Deadline May 14 and Withoutabox Extended Deadline June 4 Download the Entry Form as a PDF Contact Info Bora Bora Way #322 Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 California USA Website: http://www.hollyshorts.com/   Th...

Houston We Have a Problem to open Environmental Film Festival at Yale (EFFY)

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The 2010 Environmental FilmFestival at Yale (EFFY) announced today it will open with the East CoastPremiere of Houston We Have a Problem on Tuesday, April 6. The documentary thatexposes the hard truths about oil from Texas oilmen themselves, and how the oilindustry must adapt to meet America's future energy needs.  Following thefilm will be a discussion with director Nicole Torre and one of the film'ssubjects Matthew Simmons, one of the world's leading experts on the topic ofpeak oil, and moder...

Chasing Waves

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Los Angeles United Film Festival

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This year’s line-up will include several outstanding Los Angeles Premieres. The first of which is the hilarious romantic comedy, How to Make Love to a Woman, which deals with one man's quest to learn what it really takes to please his girlfriend. Starring Josh Myers, Krysten Ritter, Ian Somerhalder and Ken Jeong. Official Rejection is an enjoyable, informative and humorous documentary that takes us inside the film festival world. Bicycle Dreams is the powerful true story of the Race Across Ame...

The World will come to us in film at the 33rd Portland International Film Festival

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The 33rd Portland International Film Festival will unspool February 11-28, 2010   The Northwest Film Center announces the 33rd Portland International Film Festival (PIFF), its annual cinematic foray of thought-provoking, engaging and entertaining works from around the globe. Over the last 33 years, the Festival has screened diverse and innovative films for thousands of people from throughout the Northwest. This year's Festival will showcase 117 compelling new films, from three d...

Call for Entries - A Visionary Screenwriter Competition - Cash Award

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The Visionary Screenwriter Competition has been developed by screenwriters for screenwriters. The Visionary Screenwriter Competition focuses on the writer's unique creative contribution to the film and television industries. Our awards are deliberately development focused. We encourage everyone to embrace the development and feedback process. The judges are looking for an engaging premise, well executed, with compelling characters, sharp dialogue and a satisfying ending. We want your best work...

Jancsó film to open the upcoming Hungarian Film Week

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Altogether 95 pictures will compete in 5 categories (feature, short, documentary, scientific, television) throughout the upcoming Hungarian Film Week, a unique opportunity to experience contemporary Magyar cinema directly alongside the filmmakers in Budapest. The 41st edition will be held at Palace Mom Park Cinemas and Urania National Film Palace between 2-8 February. The competition titles have been selected from 356 Hungarian productions completed in the last 12 months. 16 new ful...

Golden Globe Snubs and Surprises

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   Jeremy Renner in THE HURT LOCKER It happens every year.....key performances, outstanding films and worthy indies and international titles that seem primed for awards consideration are inexplicably ignored. This has happened again with the announcement last week of the Golden Globe Award nominations, considered second only to the Oscars. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the group of 80 international film critics and journalists who vote for the prizes, is known f...

CALL FOR ENTRIES - NAOUSSA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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The official procedure of films submission for participation in the 7th Naoussa International Film Festival has started. Submission is possible through the online applications submission system on our website. Before submitting your application please read carefully the Participation Terms. Deadline for submitting your film the 31st of January 2010.   On the same time starts the official procedure of films submission at the Students and Youth films department named &qu...

Future of Film Summit

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The Future Of Film Summit kicks off  December 8th in Los Angeles. Confirmed speakers include OREN PELI, Director and Screenwriter (Paranormal Activity, Area 51), MARK HORAK, President, Warner Home Video Americas, RENA RONSON, Co-Head, Independent Film Group, United Talent Agency, JOHN RUBEY, President, AEG Live, BLAIR WESTLAKE, Corporate VP, Media & Entertainment Group, Microsoft Corporation, CHRIS CAREY, EVP, Worldwide Technical Operations, Paramount Pictures, SIBYL GOLDMAN, VP...

PÖFF's Awards were revealed this friday, december 4

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13th PÖFF's competition programme EurAsia awarded German-Israel drama „Ajami".             Best Baltic film award goes to Lithuanian film „Vortex".              Scandar Copti (Palestine) and Yaron Shani (Israel) realistic street-story „Ajami" was awarded as best Eurasian film. The film tells a story of a poor Arab district Ajami in Tel Aviv and its c...

13th PÖFF's competition programme EurAsia awarded German-Israel drama „Ajami".

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13th PÖFF's competition programme EurAsia awarded German-Israel drama „Ajami". Best Baltic film award goes to Lithuanian film „Vortex". Scandar Copti (Palestine) and Yaron Shani (Israel) realistic street-story „Ajami" was awarded as best Eurasian film. The film tells a story of a poor Arab district Ajami in Tel Aviv and its colorful population that consists both Arabs and Jews. Best Eurasia film award was given in PÖFF for the sixth time. Gran...

The Berlinale's 60th Anniversary - Looking Back at the History of the Festival

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From February 11 to 21, 2010, the Berlin International Film Festival will be held for the 60th time. This anniversary will be accompanied by two book publications and a DVD edition that look back at the history of one of the world's most important film festivals.   "On occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Berlinale, the past six decades will be brought back to life. These two publications recount the history of the festival from entirely different perspectives," says F...

Focus On Middle East At IDFA

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  The on-going conflict in the Middle East provides a tableau for a diverse group of films at IDFA, the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, the largest documentary film event on the planet. The films range from classic reportage to more intimate explorations of the passions, terrors and conflicts that are generated in this turbulent part of the world. Spanish filmmaker Alberto Arce has teamed up with a Palestinian colleague Gazan Mohammad Rujailah for the film TO SHOOT AN...

Hollywood Launches Site to Scout Next Blockbuster Movie

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Throughout movie history, the most critically acclaimed, award winning, blockbuster movies have been based on true stories or events. Hollywood once depended on a closed network of producers to identify potential stories for securing the TV/film rights for development and production, but times have changed and the new media age has found that Hollywood power-execs are reaching out across the web to discover amazing stories and scripts from anyone. TVFilmRights.com has been launched as the pre...

Nominees for Special prize for an Outstanding Actress/Actor at FilmFestival Cottbus

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Six young actors and actresses from six countries in Middle and Eastern Europe have been nominated at FilmFestival Cottbus for their outstanding performance: Anna Karczmarczek in GALERIANKI | MALL GIRLS plays Alicja, a teenager torn between monetary and love affairs. Russian actress Elena Liadova in BUBEN BARABAN shines as young bibliothekcary who witnesses the love affair and constant book thefts of her older collegue. Kati Farkas maneuvers between different relationships in the Hungarian dra...

Béatrice Dalle a guest at the Viennale 2009

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French actress Béatrice Dalle will personally present Domaine, her latest film by Patric Chiha. She is widely known through works such as Betty Blue (Jean-Jacques Beineix), Night on Earth (Jim Jarmusch) or Wolfszeit (Michael Haneke). The Viennale is proud to welcome her on Tuesday, October 27. Following the screening, a discussion with the actress will take place on the cinema stage. Domaine Pierre, a teen of 17, spends all his time with 40 year old mathematician Nadia. Their rapport is f...

Béatrice Dalle a guest at the Viennale 2009

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French actress Béatrice Dalle will personally present Domaine, her latest film by Patric Chiha. She is widely known through works such as Betty Blue (Jean-Jacques Beineix), Night on Earth (Jim Jarmusch) or Wolfszeit (Michael Haneke). The Viennale is proud to welcome her on Tuesday, October 27. Following the screening, a discussion with the actress will takeplace on the cinema stage.DomainePierre, a teen of 17, spends all his time with 40 year old mathematician Nadia. Their rapport is friendly, ...

5th Festival of German Films in Tokyo (15.10. - 18.10.2009 )

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The festival was opened on 15th October with SOUL KITCHEN by Fatih Akin. The film was presented by the screenwriter and lead actor Adam Bousdoukos, the actress Pheline Roggan and the producer Klaus Maeck.   Further films in the main program for Tokyo were: HILDE by Kai Wessel, THE RED SPOT (DER ROTE PUNKT) by Marie Miyayama, BUDDENBROOKS by Heinrich Breloer, A YEAR AGO IN WINTER (IM WINTER EIN JAHR) by Caroline Link, GERMANY 09 (DEUTSCHLAND 09) and our short film program Next Gener...

Fifth Festival of German Films in Tokyo kicks in tomorrow

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Fifth Festival of German Films in Tokyo from 15th to 18th October 2009The 5th Festival of German Films in Tokyo will be presented by German Films with the traditional partner, the Goethe Institut in Japan, with further German and Japanese partners and sponsors.The festival will be opened on 15th October with SOUL KITCHEN by Fatih Akin. The screenwriter and lead actor Adam Bousdoukos, the actress Pheline Roggan and the producer Klaus Maeck will be there in person to present their film to the audi...

Paris FX 2009 Trailer

Two days dedicated to digital creation and production of visual effects in France After a successful first edition attended by 1300 visitors over 2 days, Parisfx offers an exceptional 2009 programme focused on digital visual effects and CGI. Producers, directors, post-production houses and VFX supervisors will demonstrate their mastering of CGI and VFX via case studies or conferences.  

European Film Academy announces documentary nominees

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The European Film Academy proudly announces the nominations in the category EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2009 – PRIX ARTE. There is a total of ten documentary films nominated. Upon invitation by the city of Vilnius, this year’s documentary jury will now convene in the Lithuanian capital to screen the nominated films and decide on the winner. Appointed by the European Film Academy and ARTE, the members of the documentary jury are: Nino Kirtadzé, documentary filmmaker, France/Georg...

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