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2016 good year for Sony Pictures Networks India As 2016 fades out, Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) reveals that it has been a good year for the company. In 2007, the company had changed its name from Sony Entertainment Television (SET) to Multi Screen Media (MSM). Many viewers in India still remember the old name, which was the identity when the Sony group entered India, in 1995, not too long after the Indian skies had opened up to non-state, satellite television broadcasters. According to N ...

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Napa Valley Film Festival November 11-15, 2015

Somm: Into the Bottle Opening Night Party with Director Jason Wise, somm and documentary subject DLynn Proctor and Festival Co-Founder Marc Lhormer at the Riverfront Promenade at the 2015 Napa Valley Film Festival on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Napa Valley Film Festival took plack from November 11-15, 2015.  Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Caption: Carol Screening with Producer Christine Vachon and Composer Carter Burwell at the Uptown Theatre at the ...

“A DATE WITH MISS FORTUNE” at the American Film Market (AFM) on November 7th, 2015

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Vision Films’ most recent feature, Romantic Comedy “A DATE WITH MISS FORTUNE”, to reveal how cultural traditions clash with true love at the American Film Market (AFM) on November 7th, 2015 Vision Films is pleased to announce the U.S. market premiere of their latest feature - “A Date with Miss Fortune”, a romantic comedy starring Joaquim de Almeida (Clear and Present Danger, Our Brand Is Crisis), Jeannette Sousa (Cruel Intentions 2), Ryan Scott (As Time Goes B...

"Landmine Goes Click" Opens Theatrically in LA & NY Nov 6th, 2015, VOD/Digital November 10th, 2015

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What would you do if you stepped on a landmine in the middle of nowhere and couldn’t move, despite the love of your life being brutalized in front of your eyes? “Landmine Goes Click” answers that question in the most riveting and horrific way. Directed by Levan Bakhia and distributed by Gravitas Ventures, the film is a gripping thriller mining the rich topics of betrayal and revenge. The film stars hot young talents: Spencer Locke (“Resident Evil” Franchise, &ldquo...

Thessaloniki IFF 2015: Open Horizons Programme

  The Section Open Horizons of the 56th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, which takes place November 6 - 15 November 2015 is for another year a first class selection of films that marked huge success in the film festival circuit and beyond. With titles including the Cannes' most discussed trilogy Arabian Nights, Michel Franco's (After Lucia) second feature Chronic, starring Tim Roth in a magnificent performance, Joachim Trier's (Oslo, August 31st) Louder Than Bombs, t...

Stephen Dunn on his debut feature Closet Monster

  Stephen Dunn is a Canadian director, writer and producer and Closet Monster is his first feature film. It premiered at TIFF 2015 and received the Canada Goose Award for Best Canadian Feature Film. Closet Monster tells the story of teen boy Oscar, growing up with his single dad. Oscar is working in the local supplies store but aspires to go to NYC and study to become a production designer and photographer. When he meets his fellow colleague Wilder, Oscar is enchanted by his charm a...

London FF 2015: Simon Stone on his debut feature The Daughter

Simon Stone is mostly known for his work in theatre. His adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s The Wild Duck received great reviews, characterised as a ‘searing modern-day tragedy’ after its Barbican premier last year. In The daughter, Stone adapts the original script for the big screen, creating a tantalising family drama, set in rural Australian countryside. Geoffrey Rush stars as local factory owner Henry, whose son Christian (Paul Schneider) returns after years of absenc...

Josh Mond on his debut feature James White

Josh Mond is a New York based director and producer. In 2003 he established Borderline Films with fellow filmmakers Antonio Campos and Sean Durkin which brought to light the film festival success Martha Marcy May Marlene, which Mond produced. James White is his debut feature film, starring Cynthia Nixon (Sex & the City) and Christopher Abbott. The film portrays the relationship of Gail with her son James. Diagnosed with final stage cancer Gail is making an attempt to maintain a healthy rel...

World of Film International Film Festival 2015 – AWARDS

World of Film International Film Festival 2015 – AWARDS  WoFF: World of Film International Film Festival has just wrapped up this year’s edition at Glasgow’s CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts. The 2015 members of the jury Lizelle Bisschoff, Basharat Khan and Laurie Gordon, who unanimously confirmed their excitement about this year’s official selection of the festival are announcing the following awards: Best Short Film: Tom in America by ...

WoFF 2015 Starts today with great talent presence

(opening film still: How To stop a Wedding by Drazen Kuljanin)  WoFF 2015 kicks off today with numerous filmmakers coming to Glasgow from Italy, Sweden, Mexico, Portugal and all around the UK to celebrate indendent cinema and a multistranded programme, counting more thna 40 short films and 5 feature films.  For full programme visit the website: www.woffglasgow.com or the Box Office page.  The festival's Opening Ceremony Red Carpet with the UK premiere of the opening ...

Newcastle Chinese Film Festival 2015

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Newcastle Chinese Film Festival When: 1 Oct-3 Oct Where: Tower CInemas, 183-185 King St, Newcastle NSW 2300 Tickets: $10 Per Film The Nightingale: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v-zb7VgF3vBQ An old Chinese farmer decides to journey from Beijing to his rural hometown to honour the promise he made to his late wife to bring back the bird that has been his only companion in the city. His takes along his spoilt grand-daughter Renxing, an 'olny child' brought up in the lap of lu...

Poland Picks Skolimowski's 11 Minutes as Oscar Entry for Best Foreign Language Film

  After a five-year hiatus, veteran Polish film director Jerzy Skolimowski is back on the scene. At the age of 77, Skolimowski seems more energized than ever. His latest film, 11 Minutes, an Irish/Polish co-production, wowed audiences in September when it debuted at the 72nd Venice Film Festival and received a special commendation from the festival's Youth Jury. The film also enjoyed packed screenings and favorable buzz at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival, where it was fe...

TIFF 15: The Wait - Interview with Piero Messina

Interview by Martin I. Petrov    Piero Messina is born in Sicily and has worked as an assistant director alongside Paolo Sorrentino for This must be the night and The great beauty (La Grande Bellezza). The wait is his first feature film and premiered in competition at the 72nd Venice Film Festival. The film was selected for the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival, where we met the director for an interesting chat on his first directoria...

TIFF 15: Stonewall (Review)

Stonewall, dir. by Roland Emmerich, US, 2015    “You ran away? You got kicked out? You feel lost? Welcome to New York!” is the welcoming line that takes us down to Christopher street in Greenwich village, where it all started.  Danny (Jeremy Irvine), a young teenager who just escaped family and hometown after his peers discover he is a homosexual, arrives in New York City to study at Columbia. Only that Danny’s nature brings him straight to the right place. ...

TIFF 15: Demolition (Review)

Demolition, dir. by Jean-Marc Vallée, US 2015  By Martin I. Petrov    A normal man’s reaction to his wife’s tragic death would be grief and depression. For Davis Mitchell (Jake Gyllenhaal), is a chance to rediscover his own self in a loud, tragelaughic and destructive emotional torpedo, involving a lot of… deconstruction.  Davis is a successful investment banker who suddenly loses his wife in a car accident. No matter how hard he tries to adapt...

TIFF 15: The Apostate - Interview with Federico Veiroj

Director Federico Veiroj  Interview: Martin I. Petrov    Everyday, we have millions of choices to make, but how many of them are unaffected by societal norms or imposed by others?   In his third feature film, Spanish-Uruguayan filmmaker Federico Veiroj, depicts the story of Gonzalo, a young man who decides to apostatise. Humorous, extravagant and smart, the story takes us on a journey through Gonzalo’s life, as he is confronted with his deepest desires and feelin...

"Games People Play" wins Best Foreign Short in South Africa!

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Ron de Cana Productions' "Games People Play" won the Best Foreign Short Film award at the 2015 Ugu Film Festival in Port Shepstone, South African on September 13th. The panel of judges were writer Andrew Worsdale, the Durban-based director of "Poison", Madoda Ncayiyana, the director of "Izulu Lami" and David Forbes, the distributor and founder of Shadow Films. This is the third award for "Games People Play". The film has previously won prizes at fests...

Edinburgh FF 2015: Awards

The Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film was awarded to Andrew Haigh’s 45 YEARS which received its UK Premiere at the Festival. His beautiful portrait of a fractured relationship wins one of the longest-running film awards in the UK, honouring imagination and creativity in British filmmaking. The Award was presented by actor Jane Seymour. The winner was chosen by the Michael Powell Jury, chaired by LA Times film critic Kenneth Turan with actor/director Karen...

Peter Webber: Directing Masterclass at FEST 2015

Acclaimed British director Peter Webber held a directing masterclass yesterday afternoon as part of this year’s FEST Training Ground that gathers film professionals from around the globe to share their experience and interact with the audience and the young professionals attending the festival.  Webber intrigued the audiences interest with stories from his career as filmmaker so far, after entering the film industry in 1992 with the short film The Zebra Man. His debut feature ...

FEST 2015: Opening Ceremony

Simple and classy, the 11th edition of FEST: New directors | new films festival opened last night at the Cento Multimeios de Espinho in Espinho, Portugal. With selected guests from Belgium, Greece, Germany and numerous more expected during the week, the festival promises another edition full of carefully selected films and workshops, masterclasses and talks as part of its Training Ground, kicking off today and featuring names like Fernando Trueba, Peter Webber, Guillermo Navarro and Peter Doyl...

2015 OFF DE CANNES - TEN YEARS AFTER - THE RETROSPECTIVE (2015-2015)

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In May 2015, for the decade, AZ PRODUCTIONS & CONCEPT INITIATIVE present OFF DE CANNES, celebrating 10 years of excellence. The OFF de CANNES presents THE RETROSPECTIVE OF TOMORROW’s TALENTS (2005-2015). The OFF DE CANNES and the International Great Digital Film Contest on the web, created by Anne GOMIS, celebrate the 10th birthday in MAJESTIC, in the place where the history began in May 2005. Since ten years, the glitter twins have discovered more than 3.700 artists and NEW TALE...

Edinburgh FF 2015: The Legend of Barney Thomson (Review)

  Barney is a humble mid-aged barber living in a quiet Glasgow neighbourhood. Day by day his life becomes more and more meaningless. Until the pair of scissors that’s become an extension to his hand, accidentally becomes a weapon that transforms him into the man everyone is looking for.  Based on Douglas Lindsay’s The long midnight of Barney Thomson, actor Robert Carlyle’s directorial debut is hilarious, amusing and utterly Scottish. Barney Thomson (Carlyle) cuts ...

Edinburgh FF 2015 opens on Wednesday

The 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival opens this Wednesday with Robert Carlyle's The legend of Barney Thomson.  Based on the book “The Long Midnight of Barney Thomson” by Douglas Lindsay, the film is a dark comedy that tells the story of Barney (Carlyle), an awkward barber who inadvertently stumbles into serial murder, with both absurd and macabre consequences.  The opening ceremony of the 69th Edinburgh Film Festival will be held in attendance of names fro...

Edinburgh Film Festival 2015: Juries and Guests

Guests from around the world will be attending the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), ranging from internationally acclaimed directors and producers through to some of film’s most recognisable actors. The Festival’s main Juries will judge five award categories: The Michael Powell Award for Best British Film Best Performance in a British Feature Best International Feature Best Documentary Best Short Film Read more about our awards and the 2015 nominees....

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