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NYF’s 2021 TV & Film Awards is Open for Entries; New Categories Showcase Social Justice Content

New 2021 Categories Include: Best Social Justice Report, Social Justice Reporting, Social Justice Sports Coverage, Social Justice Documentary, Social Justice Entertainment Programs, Social Justice Streaming New York Festivals® TV & Film Awards competition is open for entries.   New York Festivals Television & Film Awards celebrates storytelling from around the globe and honors content creators whose compelling programs reach international audiences. The competition’s ...

It s Chelsea Film Festival time again: get ready for a free film feast

The 8TH annual edition of THE CHELSEA FILM FESTIVAL is presenting 130 Films (Features, shorts, docs, VR)  PS on a personal remark: this is the only poster in film festivals history displaying the founders portraits...for a change!     ...

EdiMotion announces the international progeram

Edimotion is the oldest film festival in Europe that focuses exclusively on the art of film editing. International program 2020 Host country: Switzerland with Tania Stöcklin in focus, networking events  IFEF and International Panel online...   The Edimotion Festival Editor and installation art fits its International Day in 2020 the current situation at. Instead Editor * inside ...

Queer Screen Film Fest opens September 17

  Available on more screens than ever, the 8th Queer Screen Film Fest comprises over 40 LGBTIQ+ feature films, documentaries and shorts – 90 percent of which will be on-demand Australia-wide from Thursday 17 September to Thursday 27 September.  Plus don't miss the drag queen double feature at the Skyline Drive-In of STAGE MOTHER and THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT. With 29 Australian Premieres and films from Berlina...

16th edition of the Mobile Film Festival launching on the theme WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT

Gearing up for its16th edition the Mobile Film Festival is happy to invite you to create films on the theme WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT, always with the same format: 1 Mobile, 1 Minute, 1 Film. Through this theme, we want to address feminist issues in a positive, constructive, and activist way. The questions could be specific to your country, your culture, your religion; they could concern the family, professional or intimate universe; they could denounce unacceptable situati...

Devour! The Food Film Fest reimagines its delicious fest with hybrid in-person and digital programming

  Devour! The Food Film Fest is proving that hybrid is just as mouth-watering as the original with an in-person and digital festival combo. This year marks the 10th installment of the festival, coined Devour! 9.5 to reflect travel restrictions and smaller in-person gatherings. Organizers promise to deliver all of the festival’s baked-in goodness during the five-day event, October 21-25, 2020. “We’re reimagining and presenting the best possible version of Devour! in a new...

Marcel Duchamp the Art of the Possible selected for The Raleigh Film & Art Festival (October 2 – 4, 2020)

The Raleigh Film & Art Festival is a creative explosion and a wonderful exploration of the arts. This three-day event includes amazing venues showcasing filmmakers, painters, tattoo artists, jewelry makers, fashion designers, live music, spoken word, playwrights, panels/seminars, and networking. At the largest University in North Carolina. The place to be for creators and appreciators to see the best talent of 2020! ...

Fantasporto calling for the 41st edition

Fantasporto 41 41st OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – FANTASPORTO 2021 (Feb 26th -6th March) SUBMISSIONS CLOSE DECEMBER 1st (feature films) and NOVEMBER 1st (fantasy short films)   Fantasporto 2021 | 41st Porto International Film Festival reminds you that the entries for the next edition of this festival will close December 1st, for Feature films for all sections, and November 1st for Fantasy Shorts in competition.  The 41st edition of the event will be...

The Third Annual New York Baltic Film Festival (NYBFF) returns in three virtual sessions Oct and November

The Third Annual New York Baltic Film Festival (NYBFF) presented by Scandinavia House returns in 2020 with a virtual version taking place in three sessions: October 15-18, October 29-November 1, and November 12-15. This year, the festival will expand beyond New York to offer a selection of the most exciting and relevant Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian films to audiences across the U.S., to view in the comfort of their own homes. In 2020, NYBFF presented by Scandinavia House invites...

SoundTrack_Zurich (Sept 29 – Oct 2, 2020) Announces Program

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Distinguished guests from the world of music at the first edition of SoundTrack_Zurich (STZ): Songwriter Ray Parker Jr. (composer of the GHOSTBUSTERS theme song) and director Rolf Lyssy (Zurich Film Festival «Career Achievement Award» winner) will be joined by award-winning composers Stephen Warbeck (Academy Award for Shakespeare in Love), John Gürtler (European Film Award for System Crasher), Dascha Dauenhauer (German Film Award for Berlin Alexanderplatz), Olivia Pedroli (Swiss...

14 feature films in the cool section of the Festival du nouveau cinéma, Temps Ø

TEMPS Ø: THE TITLES REVEALED The 14 feature films in the cool section of the Festival du nouveau cinéma, Temps Ø, are finally unveiled! This fall, we'll be presenting films that shake up, entertain and surprise: the captivating BOOK OF VISION, the thriller-like documentary CAUGHT IN THE NET, the enigmatic THE TREMOR, the sensory and metaphysic experience SIBERIA, the cult film IRRÉVERSIBLE - INVERSION INTÉGRALE, the iconic&n...

Bergamo Food Film Fest in times of Pandemic

  Victory.       We are very happy with this edition of Food Film Fest born passing through the various stages of life interrupted by the pandemic, from the "can't be done" to the notes of Ennio Morricone and the great cinema, with seats sold out, in Piazza Mascheroni.     Thanks to an idea and the work done to keep it alive and lively, curious and spirited. The merit of the directors, producers, actors of m...

San Antonio Film Festival returns! Mini Fest & Live Stream Q&A with Filmmakers

The SAFILM-San Antonio Film Festival (SAFILM) returns for a second week of virtual screenings, September 16-20, extending the annual festival’s weeklong-run, with monthly Mini-Fests online throughout the rest of 2020. Official film selections will stream October 14-18, November 11-15, and Dec 9-13, on the SAFILM Festival Channel at safilm.com “Film lovers can now enjoy an incredible roster of global films for the rest of the year,” says Executive Director Adam Rocha. &ldq...

The Rock Horror Film Festival announces the “monster” program of the third edition

24 HOURS OF MOVIES OVER 11 DAYS 57 MOVIES FROM 21 COUNTRIES 24 CINEMA WEBINARS - 33 ROUNDTABLES 12 ROCK SHOW LIVESTREAMS SEPTEMBER 17 - 27, 2020  Grab your drink and popcorn, put on your best pajamas and prepare your heart for 11 days and nights of cinematic terror and suspense with the best international thrillers and lots of rock & roll.   The Rock Horror Film Festival, now in its third year, is announcing 2020’s “Monster” Program, which brings togethe...

The 27th Oldenburg International Film Festival will be hosting “Living Room Gala” Premieres from Sep 17th

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World Premieres Dominate as Oldenburg Honors Discoveries Amidst Crisis while Hosting “Living Room Gala” Premieres and pays homage to film fans. The 27th Oldenburg International Film Festival announces first program highlights. This year's program features an record number of world premieres by exciting filmmakers. Highlights of this year’s program World premieres and debut films dominate the program of the 27th Oldenburg International Film Festival. Six world pr...

58 years hybrid celebrations for the New York Film Festival

For 58 years, the New York Film Festival has brought us together as a community and showcased the power of cinema to unite, inspire, and spark conversation—all of which the world needs now more than ever. NYFF58 is a testament to the collective spirit of cinema. Wherever you are, we hope you will join us for the festival's most accessible edition ever—featuring virtual screenings nationwide and drive-in screenings in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens.   &nbs...

The Closing Ceremony of the 77th Venice International Film Festival

  The Ceremony was held on Saturday 12 September at 7:00 pm with Anna Foglietta, the poet Mariangela Gualtieri and the singer-songwriter Diodato. Mariangela Gualtieri with the poem nove marzo duemilaventi and Diodato with the song Adesso at the closing night of the 77th Venice International Film Festival, hosted by Anna Foglietta. ...

Venice Production Bridge Closing Numbers and Highlights

  LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA VENICE PRODUCTION BRIDGE   Venice Production Bridge (VPB) - the market for selected projects - held from September 3rd to 11th, 2020, during the 77. Venice International Film Festival, has successfully wrapped. Above all we wish to express our thanks to all of the 1.312 Industry delegates who made the trip to Venice or joined online. As the first major Industry event to have ...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Proud to support our community - Volume 932

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER SINCE 1995! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION Welcome to the N°930 release of our weekly newsletter View in your browser Featuring news from TIFF, San Sebastian, Venice, French Riviera, Worldfest Houston,    and many more great events which could become your next festival destination.   Our Newsletters documenting the festivals experience reach 196 000 subscribers:  Email us to be featured FOLLOW...

The 43rd Denver Film Festival goes virtual Oct. 22 – Nov. 8, 2020

The 43rd Denver Film Festival (DFF) is going virtual. Denver Film today announced dates for the 2020 edition of the popular, critically-acclaimed festival that will be available to film lovers across Colorado, Oct. 22 – Nov. 8, 2020. Produced by Denver Film, DFF is considered one of the nation’s premier regional film festivals, known for presenting Academy Award– and Independent Spirit Award–winning films. In addition, DFF announced the 43rd edition will be accessible t...

Docaviv live with a great lineup for online 2020 edition

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Music doc “Rockfour: The Time Machine” by Gad Aisen to open the festival. Maite Alberdi’s “The Mole Agent”, Teboho Edkins’ “Days of Cannibalism”, “Collective” by Alexander Nanau and Sundance winners “Acasa, My Home” (Radu Ciorniciuc) and “The Painter and the Thief” (Benjamin Ree) among this year’s International Competition titles.   Docaviv, Tel Aviv’s annual international and Oscar-qualifying ...

European Film Forum Online Beyond Covid-19: Revitalising the European audiovisual industry

  Open and streaming broadcast www.sansebastianfestival.com   The coming edition of the San Sebastian Festival’s European Film Forum, running on Tuesday, September 22 from 15h.-16h45 and broadcast live on the Festival website, will reflect on the challenges and opportunities faced by the European audiovisual industry in the context triggered by Covid-19. It will also make an in depth analysis of how this situation is affecting the European audiovisual sector, which was alre...

The San Sebastian Festival in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic

Reduction in capacity and films, online and staggered sale of numbered tickets:    Like so many other events in 2020, the San Sebastian Festival will be unable to run in the same conditions as in previous years. The COVID-19 pandemic obliges the Festival to adapt, with the focus on two priority objectives: in the first place, to create a safe environment and, in the second, to offer as pleasant a cinematic experience as possible. Among the main measures taken by the Festival, in co...

ITFS 2021 is now open for submissions!

From May 4 to 9, 2021 will take place the 28th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) - one of the most important events for animated film worldwide. From now on, animated films completed after October 1, 2019 can be submitted for the main competitions of the festival.   Films can now be submitted to the following competition categories: International Competition – International Short Film Competition Young Animation – International Student...

Cartoon Forum won't be "for real" anymore, but online only

  CARTOON FORUM - 14-17 September 2020   The rebound of the coronavirus in Europe and in France during the month of August, as well as the communication of the French government, on Thursday 28 August, placing the department of Haute-Garonne (Toulouse) in “red zone” got the better of our will to organise the Cartoon Forum “in real life”. Cartoon has always chosen to fully inform professionals of the real situation and it has changed a lot since...
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