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And the winner of the 2019 NYC Indie Awards for Best Actress was...

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 NYC Indie Awards!! Winner of the best Actress Award went to Clare Durant for her performance in Animas! Submit your film today to be part of all the excitement May 10 - 17, 2020! The Regular Deadline is November 30, 2019. ...

1st Annual NYC 2 Paris International Festival Winners!

We had 23 INCREDIBLE films from 8 different countries! Thank you to all the filmmakers who took part and the fans that attended! Without your support, none of this would be possible!  We are pleased to officially announce the 2018 winners!  (Note- the list of winners is also on our website) BEST SHORT FILM Alone by Antoine Laurens BEST DIRECTOR Jeremie Seguin (Sweetheart, Mon Poussin) BEST ACTOR IN A SHORT FILM Nicolas Fabian (Alone) BEST ACTRESS IN A SHORT FILM ...

The official closing ceremony of the 9th Odesa International Festival

  On July 21st, Odesa Opera and Ballet theatre hosted the official closing ceremony of the 9th OIFF. Crystal Swan by Darya Zhuk won the Grand-Prix of the festival and Pity by Babis Makridis the Best Film Award. The ceremony was hosted by Yanina Sokolova and Oleg Panyuta. Apache Crew ballet opened the ceremony, followed by remarks of Yevhen Nishchuk, the Minister of Culture of Ukraine: “We had a chance to enjoy this great cinematographic event, which proves our presence in Europ...

OIFF-2018 Industry Office winners have been announced

  The FIPRESCI jury has awarded Ukrainian films, and the Film Industry Office have announced the winners within Pitching, Work in Progress and Odesa IFF ScriptEast Series Projects The winners of professional section were announced on the last day of Film Industry Office. Before the awarding ceremony, OIFF general producer Julia Sinkevych greeted all the participants and noted that the program of the previous four days was quite intense, but inspiring: “we hope that next year w...

Winners of MIAFF 2017 Best animation films and virtual reality awards

Best International Short Film  Ex aequo award to Meeting MacGuffin by Catya Plate (US) and Drifting Away by Cyprien Clement Delmas (Spain) Best Canadian Short Film  Cigare by Tom Tassel (Canada) Best Short Film: Student Film Contest  Nana by Alexandra Kellner (Canada) With a special mention to In a Heartbeat by Beth Davis and Esteban Bravo (US) Best Feature Film  Abina and the important men by Soumyaa Behrens (US) Best E...

The 2016 NYC Independent Film Festival Awards Winners!

Congratulations to all the winners at the 7th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival! Thank you to all the talented filmmakers who participated in the 2016 edition. A special thank you to SONY, iActing Studios, International Screenwriters' Association, Final Draft, and for providing prizes to our award winners! See below for the full list of awarded categories and winners.   Best Director Joey Lawrence, People of the Delta  Won Sony Vegas Pro 13 (599.95 USD val...

Golden Globes 2015 Stage a Good, Old-Fashioned, Hollywood Comeback

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent It wasn’t too long ago that the words “Golden Globes” would raise the specter of litigation, corruption, and a whiff of foul play - but no more. For 2015, it looks like current President Theo Kingma has cleaned house over at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). Because everything that won for 2015 looks to be incredibly legitimate to the prevailing sentiment among film critics. Even the usual detractors, as well as w...

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners List

By Maria Esteves – January 27, 2014 The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards hosted by LL COOL J commenced Sunday, January 26, 2014, 8:00pm ET at Staples Center in Los Angeles and aired live on CBS Television Network. Presented by The Recording Academy, the Grammy Awards honor musical excellence in the recording arts and sciences to artists and technical professionals of 2013. DAFT PUNK received five GRAMMYs including Record of the Year for Get Lucky; MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS received three GRAM...

26th Tokyo Film Festival Winners Announced

By Liza Foreman   Here is the festival's announcemt for this year's winners:    各賞/Award 受賞作品・受賞者/WINNER 対象作品 /FILM 賞金/Prize 東京 サクラ グランプリ Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix / 東京都知事賞 Tokyo Governor of Tokyo Award 『ウィ・アー・ザ・ベスト!』 "We Are the Best!" - $50,000 審査員特別賞 Special Jury Prize 『ルールを曲げろ』 "Bending the Rules" -  $20,000 ...

San Sebastian Wrap Check our dailies and photo coverage

                   FOLLOW US ON:            This weekly newsletter has reached  159 613 subscribers.                Email us  if you want to promote your features in this newsletter or in the AFM DAILIES   __________________________________________  > DAILIES FROM SAN SEBASTIAN Coverage by&nb...

DONOSTIA Award Ceremony ''Hugh Jackman'' video tribute

Jackman was born in Sydney, New South Wales, the son of Grace McNeil (née Greenwood) and Christopher John Jackman, a Cambridge-trained accountant.[5][6] His parents were English-born, and had come to Australia, in 1967, as part of the "Ten Pound Poms" immigration.[6] One of Jackman's paternal great-grandfathers was Greek.[7] His parents were devout Christians, having been converted by Evangelist Billy Graham after their marriage.[6]&nbs...

DONOSTIA Award Ceremony ''Carmen Maura'' video tribute

Maura began her career as a cabaret singer. Maura's film career was launched in 1970 with an appearance in the film The Man in Hiding. This was followed by a major role in the 1977 film Tigres de papel. Although Maura has played dramatic roles, she is often noted for her comedic roles in films like Sal gorda (1984), Sé infiel y no mires con quién (1985) or Tata mía (1986). Maura appeared in the first film by Pedro Almod&oac...

The winners of San Sebastian 61st edition

  AWARD-WINNERS 61st EDITION   OFFICIAL SELECTION AWARDS   GOLDEN SHELL FOR BEST FILM Pelo malo (Bad Hair) Mariana Rondón (Venezuela-Peru-Germany) The third film from the filmmaker and plastic artist Mariana Rondón stars Junior, a 9 year-old with "bad hair". He wants to have it straightened for his yearbook picture, like a fashionable pop singer. This puts him at odds with his mother Marta. The mor...

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Winners Announced @ the 2013 Breckenridge Festival of Film!!

  And the winners are............... Best Drama- Dream Team 1935 Best Short Drama- Rose, Mary and Time Best Comedy- I'm Harry Clark Best Short Comedy- The Interviewer Best Documentary- The Path (Der Weg) Best Spiritual- The Trail Best Student- Splendor Best Actor- Lad: A Yorkshire Story- Bretten Lord Best Actress- The Trail- Jasmin Jandreau Best Director- Dream Team 1935- Aigars Grauba Best Screenplay- The Insomniac- Eddy Salazar Best Editing- The Path- Il...

52e SEMAINE DE LA CRITIQUE And the winners are…

  52e SEMAINE DE LA CRITIQUE And the winners are… Features Films  Nespresso Grand Prize for la Semaine de la Critique Jury: Miguel Gomes (Président), Dennis Lim, Alin Tasciyan, Alex Vicente & Neil Young SALVO by F. Grassadonia & A. Piazza    ...

Winners of ÉCU 2012 screened by Naperville Independent Film Festival

Big thank you to our partners Naperville Independent Film Festival for screening ALL 23 winners from ÉCU 2012 - what a great honor to our filmmakers! /// Un grand Merci à notre partenaire Naperville Independent Film Festival pour avoir projeté les 23 films gagnants d'ÉCU 2012 - quel honneur pour nos réalisateurs! ...

2012 ArtDeco Film Festival, Sao Paulo - Winners!

ArtDeco Film Festival - Sao Paulo - 2012  The closing night was busy and had the honorable presence of the band "Dois por Dois", by Fernando and Rafael, who performed from traditional jazz standards to authentic bossa nova.  It was indeed a star flooded event with celebrities attending the headquarters of FNAC in São Paulo.  Fernando Alves Pinto and Rafael Pimenta staged the festival as "masters of ceremony".  Presence of celebrities who kindly went to present the winners and award them with "Lotus Flower Trophy", among them we could meet:

KASHISH 2012 Award Winners and Closing Night

Mi Ultimo Round wins Best Feature Film Award at KASHISH 2012 Anupam Kher gives away prizes, promises to sponsor Rs 50k for prize money next year   Chilean film My Last Round (Mi Ultimo Round) directed by Julio Jorquera Arriagada won the Best Feature Film Award at the 3rd Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival which concluded with star studded ceremony on Sunday May 27, 2012.     ``Cinema has no boundaries,’’ sai...

11th Niagara Indie Filmfest Winners

Congratulations to the 2012 Niagara Indie Filmfest winners! Entry forms for the 2013 festival are now online. ...

Winners of ÉCU 2012

Best European Independent Film 2012 – “Berlinoises”  by Rocco Labbé (France) Best Short Script – “The Chicken” by Una Gunjak (UK) Best Feature Script – “Sole” by Allee Pitaccio (USA) The European Youth Excellence Award in Filmmaking – “Drawing a Smile” by ICFF (Cyprus) Best Independent Experimental Film – “Achantè” by Emily McMehen (Canada) Best Student Film – “Callum” by Michael Van Der Put (UK) Best Non-European Ind...


PRIZES! We have just received an exciting delivery at the ÉCU office, boxes packed with prizes from Zacuto USA for the filmmakers at the ÉCU European Independent Film Festival 2012!! Can't wait to give away these goodies to the winning filmmakers! // LES PRIX! Nous venons de recevoir une livraison passionnante au bureau d'ÉCU, boîtes emballées avec des prix pour les cinéastes d'ÉCU européenne festival du film indépendant!! On ne peut pas attendre pour donner ces cadeaux à des cinéa...

Philadelphia's SCREENPLAY FEST Winners Announced!

user     2011 SCREENPLAYFEST GRAND PRIZE CONTEST RESULTS: Congratulations to our winners of Philadelphia's 2011 ScreenplayFest! To contact the writers and read their Screenplays, please visit: Click Here, or email us at: Winners will be receiving emails from our sponsors in the next few weeks to come, so please be patient.  GRAND PRIZE WINNER COMEDY Lookout Lou (The Big...

Always a Bridesmaid? Hell NO! by Kimberly Deisler

 If you’re a woman and you hear adjectives like short and funny, immediately you think two things, that Kimmie Dee is hilarious and so is a man with a sock in his pants. You’d be right to laugh at both.  A man show at a job site sans tool, almost nothing funnier or sadder.  But add to that hit list of short and funny, sexy and monetarily endowed and you’ve just described the LA Comedy Shorts Film Festival’s closing night festivities.  Downtown LA’s Elevate Lounge hosted and LA...

FirstGlance Feature and Short Screenplay Competitions Calling for Submissions!

Feature Screenplay Competition Deadline July 12th 2009 Top three scripts are judged by Hollywood production companies and top producers in the industry, including Greenestreet Films, Boxing Cat Films (Tim Allen’s production company), Madhouse Entertainment, Avalanche! Entertainment, CMM Productions, Alma Libra Films, Vine Entertainment, Converge Entertainment and some of Hollywood’s biggest producers. Categories: Drama Com...


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