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Call for Entries - MONSTRA 2018

MONSTRA | Lisbon Animated Film Festival was born in 2000 in order to celebrate the artistic transversality, to meet people from different arts, new artistic looks forward, using as a basis the most multidisciplinary language we know: the Animated Film. MONSTRA's 17th edition will happen from March 8th to 18th 2018. Each edition we focus retrospectives and curatorships on a guest country - MONSTRA 2018 edition's guest country is Estonia. Our competitive sections are: Feature Film, In...

BYUN Sung-Hyun's Bulhandang Keeps Cannes Audience on Toes

  Out of Competition Films do not get nearly the same amount of attention as other films in The Festival. Bulhandang (The Merciless) by Byun Sung-Hyun shows that this, perhaps, should not always be the case. Greeted by a thin red carpet turnout, the four main actors were greated with a thunderous applause in the Grand Théâtre Lumière. The audience appeared to be extremely excited about the film as an applause broke out with every production company that appeared on scre...

Women in Motion: Diane Kruger

Women in Motion by Kering concluded today their third edition, conversing with Women in the film business about their experience and their contribution to equal rights for women in the industry. The guest of today's talk was actress Diane Kruger, who spoke about being an actress in the US and Europe, the differences and the fight women are giving to get equal pay and equal treatment within the competitive industry.  Here's a video excerpt from the talk:  About Diane Kruge...

Atlanta Award-Qualifying Film Festival

Atlanta Award-Qualifying Film Festival is an international film festival with a special focus on the region of USA/Canada (New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas, San Jose, Austin, Jacksonville, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Columbus, Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver), shining an international spotlight on films, talent and future projects from the region. High quality programming, a strong industry segment, an educational and networking platform for young filmmakers and thus generated presence of the international film industry, film authors and media representatives alongside a paying audience of over 100,000, confirm its status as the leading film festival in the region, recognised by both professionals and the wider audiences.

Hot from the trades - Under the Eiffel Tower

VEEP actor Matt Walsh will star in a romantic comedy alongside French actress Judith Godreche. Archie Borders is the director and one of the writers, the other being David Henry. The film begins with a bourbon salesman (Walsh) approaching his 50s, who proposes to his best friend's daughter underneath the Eiffel Tower, where he is rejected. The Orchard obtained worldwide rights in a deal that closed at Cannes.  - Manette Asta ...

Wonderful and Imaginary Film Festival Cocktail Party

The Wonderful and Imaginary Film Festival founded by Benedicte Beaugeois will be hosting a cocktail party at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater film pavilion today, May 20th from 17h to 19h! A unique festival, celebrating many things such as wonder, dreams, imagination, magic, fables, fairy tales, poetry, mystical and legendary, and so much more. It brings a different feel to the Cannes Film Festival with the light-heartedness of the event, and it will allow you to open your mind to more extr...

Moschino & Cara Delevingne celebrate at Plage Magnum

Cara Delevigne joined forces with Moschino's Jeremy Scott to create a special limited edition summer bag series with ice-cream giant Magnum. To celebrate the launch they through a party at the Plage Magnum last night in Cannes, giving extra glamour to the Cannes Film Festival and inviting a great deal of French media, photographers and festival industry attendees.  The make you own ice-cream stand and inspired summer cocktails brought great vibe to the beach club, hosting exclusive e...

Red Carpet Premiere of Blade of Immortal

Blade of the Immortal  Takashi Miike's 'Blade of the Immortal' is premiering tonight at the Cannes Film Festival. Screening at 22:30, with stars gathered in their best gowns and suits, the premiere of this film is eagerly anticipated. To understand the excitement, here is a synopsis:  Based on the Manga of the same name first published in 1993, the film evokes the story of an immortal samurai warrior who can lift his curse by only one way: kill 1,000 men ...  ...

Robin Wright: Women in Film

Text and photos: Martin I. Petrov  While the world is in expectation of the new House of Cards season, coming on Netflix at the end of May, Robin Wright attended the very first Women in Film talk presented by Kering and Variety, in advance of the premiere of her short film The Dark of Night, at the opening of Cannes Classics tonight at 8 pm at the Bunuel Theatre.  The American actress, producer and director spoke about the empowering change for women in the film industry, about her...

Clubbable App hits Cannes with a beach launch party

  The Clubbable app is finally coming to the most exclusive and prestigious film festival, following its success in London, where partygoers use the app to access all VIP lounges and exclusive events in the UK capital.  Designed in Sweden, the app is developed to connect party venues with customers who want to get access  promos, VIP experiences and attend exclusive events.  To launch their presence in Cannes, Clubbable is throwing the ultimate beach party on the 19th of...

Cinema City IFF Call for entries - Up to 10,000 Bucks

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Call for low budget films Cinema City International Film Festival invites filmmakers from all across the globe to apply for the Up to 10,000 Bucks selection. This selection is one of the most appealing festival programs which presents films made with no budget or with a budget of less than USD 10,000. Thanks to this authentic program, every year festival goers have a beautiful chance to enjoy unique low-budget auteur films from all over the world. The Festival will take into consideration only...

"Scrappy" selected to Coffi - CortOglobo Film Festival in Italy!

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"Scrappy" has been selected to play the Coffi - CortOglobo Film Festival at the Castello Doria in Angri, Italy May 25-27, 2017. Helmed by Dawn Westlake, the film is based on the Studs Terkel Humanities Award-winning poem by her father, Donald G. Westlake. It recounts a time during his childhood in small-town America when he had to stand up to the gun culture. The film was shot on Canon's C300 by Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona who also edited and color graded. GC Johnson...

Last Call at Murray's Screens at the Maryland International Film Festival

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  Award-Winning Film Last Call at Murray’s Screens at the Maryland International Film Festival   Washington DC March 29, 2017– The award-winning film Last Call at Murray’s will screen at the Maryland International Film Festival on Saturday, April 1st at 3:20 PM at the Academy Theater. The film has received numerous nominations from film festivals around the country and has won Best Ensemble Cast, Best Actress: Elina Madison and Best Actor in a Feature Film: Michael...

Regular Deadline Approching

Spring is in the air shnit is everywhere Our regular deadline is at the door! In the heat and in the cold we watch submissions from young and old and waiting incipiently for your great short!   From Fiction to Docu Romance to Horror Animation to Silent Music clip to Historical period drama We covet them all Them all we want  Submit your film, it’s easy as it seems We are waiting, JUST FOR YOUR SHORT You can either submit your film...

Fantoche - Call for entries 2017

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The film submission is now open and Fantoche looks forward to receiving new films in 2017! All animated shorts are eligible for Fantoche’s 2017 competitions if they’ve been completed after 31 March 2016 and last no longer than 40 minutes. Submission is now open, until 25 May 2017. Please submit via FilmFreeway (free of charge): https://filmfreeway.com/festival/Fantoche The international show of animation film has become one of the world’s most prominent animation fe...

13Horror.com Film & Screenplay Contest

13Horror.com is back with THE go-to contest for horror screenwriters and film-makers!

The categories for the contest are: 
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Winning entrants will receive some truly awesome prizes, including:

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Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema to Offer DISTRIBUTION to the top award winning films and MORE!!

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Already being hailed by The Wall Street Journal as New York City's next major film event, and as mentioned on The Huffington Post, Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema is a non-profit organization established to support the development of and help expand the audiences for independent cinema from around the globe. The inaugural festival will take place Aug. 4-13, 2017.  The Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema was founded by four local independent filmmakers with a passion to get movies made an...

Not Your Skin; Trans in America is coming out soon

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Official trailer for Brym's new documentary film, Not Your Skin is here. The film profiles 4 different families that deal with transgender issues. The film is set to hit film festivals later this year. For more info, photos, other videos and screening dates, LIKE on Facebook     ...

Call for Entries: Early Bird Deadline approaches for 13th Zurich Film Festival!

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  Dear filmmakers, the festival season officially starts with the Call for Entries, which began February 15th. Early Bird submissions end on March 31st! Films can be submitted via the platform Withoutabox. Competition categories The competition comprises of the following three categories:   International Feature Film Competition International Documentary Film Competition Focus Switzerland, Germany, Austria (Feature Films and Documentary Films) ...

12th International Oriental Film Festival Of Geneva

The festival presents a hundred films of all genres, from the countries of the East and West, and highlighting a cinema of quality shaking the norms and initiating dynamics of transformation of mentalities. The program explores oriental societies in their diversity and questions the boundaries between the East and the West, through fictions, documentaries and short films that are unknown or little known in Switzerland. FIFOG also seeks to initiate debates on themes related to the East as well as the West, to offer a platform of expression for young directors in Switzerland and the Orient, and to foster dialogue and understanding Intercultural dialogue.

The 13th Zurich Film Festival Calls For Entries!

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Dear filmmakers, The 13th Zurich Film Festival is now open for submissions!   The festival season officially starts with the Call for Entries, which began February 15th. Films can be submitted via the platform Withoutabox. Competition categories The competition comprises of the following three categories:   International Feature Film Competition International Documentary Film Competition Focus Switzerland, Germany, Austria (Feature Films ...

Spotlight: Guillaume Canet

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  Guillaume Canet’s sensational, highly diverse acting career has garnered him a reputation rendering him a household name in his native France, as well earning him significant recognition internationally. The celebrated film figure has also thrived in forging the notoriously tricky transition from acting to directing, a delicate evolution that takes as much brazen pluck as it does sensitive astuteness. Indeed, Canet’s gradual shift into directorial wor...

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