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Thai Night Reception at American Film Market 2018

Thai Night at American Film Market 2018 on November 1st, 2018 at 5:30 pm at Pacific Room, JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot, Santa Monica.   Hosted by Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government, Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi of Thailand will graciously preside over Thai Night. Meet our delegates and find out more about filming in Thailand and Thai films over cocktail reception while networking. E...

Europe! Cocktail at AFM Networking in the Spirit of European Cinema

  The EUROPE! Cocktail on the first evening of the American Film Market (AFM) has established itself as a very welcome kick-off for the international film industry to the very busy days at North America's most important sales event. Organised by EFP (European Film Promotion) in partnership with UniFrance and co-hosted by German Films the popular rendezvous welcomed among its international guests Arianna Bocco (IFC Entertainment), Jonathan Dana (Code Entertainment), Cannes Marché...

The Chandler International Film Festival calling for the 3rd edition

    The Chandler International Film Festival will run January 18 -21, 2019, it is a diversified and pioneering film festival located in Chandler, Arizona.     September 8, 2018 September Deadline September 22, 2018 Late September Deadline October 6, 2018 Late Deadline   October 27, 2018 Final Deadline The Chandler International Film Festival is a diversified and pioneering film festival located in Chandler, Arizona. CIFF i...

AFM 2018: FIRST LOOK - Jessica Chastain in Voltage Pictures' EVE

Starring JESSICA CHASTAIN, COLIN FARRELL, COMMON, JOHN MALKOVICH, GEENA DAVIS and JOAN CHEN VOLTAGE PICTURES introducting to buyers AT AFM Eve (Jessica Chastain) is a deadly assassin who works for a black ops organization, travelling the globe specializing in high profile hits. when a job goes dangerously wrong she is forced to fight for her own survival.   Image credit Robert Clark © Courtesy of Voltage Pictures   Cast Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty, Interstellar), ...

exground filmfest 31: Presenting the Full Programme

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180 Films from 42 Countries // 58 Premieres // Cash and Non-Cash Prizes Valued at 20,000 € From 16 to 25 November, exground filmfest 31 is presenting an exceptional programme featuring roughly 180 independently produced short and feature-length films from 42 countries on the big screen. The festival’s team of curators made their final selection this year from over 2,600 submissions from 107 countries. This cream of the crop of international indy cinema includes 21 world premieres, thr...

AFM 2018 Opening Newsletter N°3

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NYC 2 Paris - Celebrating Horror!

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Happy Halloween! Our first annual NYC 2 Paris Film Festival featured some perfect shorts to celebrate the spooky season! For pure horror and witchcraft: Just After Midnight by Jean-Raymond Garcia and Anne-Marie Puga. The story of a young blind school teacher who uses witchcraft and Satan's erotology to gain back her sight.  For a cool costume idea: Cruello: J'adore J'adore by Maxime Ginolin. The story of MagicJack, an alien shape-shifter coming to earth to save humanity from ...

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the focus programme of 2018: the 100-year-olds

  Driven by Estonia’s 100th anniversary celebrations, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival focuses on 12 countries that are celebrating their centenary this year, offering a rich retrospective with films made between 1958-1977. The map of Europe was radically changed at the end of the 1st World War, dissolvin...

Frontieres Finance and Packaging Forum 2019 calling for projects

Call for Projects Now Open Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum  February 14-16 2019 Helsinki, Finland Submission Deadline:November 30, 5pm EST Ouverture de l’appel à projets Forum de financement et développement Frontières  14 au 16 février 2019 Helsinki, Finlande Date limite de soumission: le 30 novembre, 17h HNE   ...

“Ebertfest 21” set for April 10-13, 2019 tickets on sale Nov. 1

  The festival passes cover all 12 or more screenings during the festival, held in the ornate Virginia Theatre, a restored downtown Champaign movie palace. Related talks and panel discussions may be held at the Hyatt Place hotel in downtown Champaign and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.    In addition to celebrated films, the festival presents cinematic works overlooked by audiences, critics or distributors. It was founded by Ebert, an Urbana native, U. of I...

See you all at the Legacy's AFM Party?

We at filmfestivals.com look forward to attending (so much fun) and taking some ambiance pictures! See you there! For five years, Legacy’s Annual Market Party, has attracted filmmakers with a range of fascinating trailers of TV show pilots, independent features, shorts, documentaries and animated films that are featured at the event. These trailers are shown to all in attendance during the Trailer Spotlight hour. Local southern California Filmmakers and filmmakers from abroad are able ...

2018 Korean Story & Webtoon in America to host a reception November 7

15:00 ~ 20:00, Wednesday, 7th November 2018, InterContinental Los Angeles Century City. ★★ RSVP is mandatory for business meeting arrangement and participation.     ...

Breaking Down Barriers in Amateur Filmmaking [TIFF 2018: Teens Meet Cinema: Q&A]

  ©2018 TIFF   “I don’t believe there are ‘amateur’ filmmakers and ‘professional’ filmmakers. There are just people that want to make movies.”   It was with that sentiment that director Akiko Ooku summed up the hard work of the students who took part in the 31st TIFF’s filmmaking workshop Teens Meet Cinema. The workshop, which is in its second year, pairs up veteran filmmakers with middle-sch...

Competition Jury Press Conference: Finding Magic in First Impressions

©2018 TIFF   The five members of the 31st TnIFF Iternational Competition Jury sat down with the press on October 26, the morning after they had first appeared together at the Opening Ceremony.   Presided over by acclaimed director Brillante Ma Mendoza of the Philippines (The Masseur, Kinatay, Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2016: Reflections), the panel includes Hollywood producer Bryan Burk (Star Trek, Mission: Impossible, Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Iranian actress Tarane...

Tokyo Sun and Stars Shine as 31st TIFF Kicks Off

Ⓒ2018 TIFF       The 31st Tokyo International Film Festival kicked off its 10-day run under clear autumn skies on October 25, with hundreds of fans turning out to greet filmmakers and stars as they arrived for the TIFF Ope...

Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles (Nov 6-20) Announces Programming, Actors, Filmmakers

The 32nd Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles, the largest showcase of Israeli cinema in the United States, will present from November 6th – 20th over 40 Israeli narrative films, documentaries, short films and television series as well as in-person appearances from more than 25 of today’s leading Israeli filmmakers and talent.  Along with hosting U.S. and west coast premiere showings, the Festival programming will include filmmaker tributes, its first ever co-presentation with ...

6th Annual Miami International Children's Film Festival

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      OPENING NIGHT PARTY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 at 5:00 PM   Join us on the Pe...

UNAFF Closing Week End in Palo Alto

 The 21st UNAFF closes this weekend (October 26-28), packed with 18 film screenings, 2 panels, a reception with filmmakers, the Awards Ceremony, and the Closing Night Party.   Please see below the weekend program.   Please click here for the full program (for a quick view of the Schedule, please click here).   For more information about the 21st UNAFF, please visit www.unaff.org. &n...

Cine Vivo - Perth Independent Latino American Film Festival heads to Argentina

Cine Vivo - Argentina!   Cine Vivo - Perth Independent Latino American Film Festival heads to Argentina tonight with a tribute to all film lovers. Start the night with a mouthwatering Argentinian asado from Roberto’s BBQ then settle in for the heart-warming film, Un Cine en Concreto (A Concrete Cinema), which follows the story of a man who loved the old cinema in his small town so much that when it was demolished he set about re-creating...

Project Market at the 5th HANIFF in full swing in Hanoi Vietnam

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Following the great success of the 2nd Project Market within the Hanoi International Film Festival in 2016, this year, BHD Co., Ltd – Vietnam Media Corp continue to co-ordinate with the Cinema Department of Vietnam to organize the Project Market within the framework of the 5th International Film Festival between Oct 27th and 30th, 2018 in Hanoi. Project Market will be a place to network and experience for film producers, directors and script writers, who wish to introduce their projects t...

Finding Vince 400, an inaugural film festival concluded in Rome in honor of St. Vincent de Paul's life

Hosted by the Vincentian Family, Finding Vince 400 will Showcase Film Screenings, Art Exhibits and Panel Discussions with Clarence Gilyard, Jim Caviezel and Sheree Wilson  The Festival Features Films from Around the World That Bring Awareness to Issues of Poverty in Diverse Communities (L-R) Forgotten Huts , Courtesy of FV400 Festival ; Mare Nostrum , Courtesy of FV400 Festival ; A Little Wisdom , Courtesy of FV400 Festival . Rome, ITALY — In celebration of the 400th a...

Sunny and Warm weather forecast for Santa Monica

  DAY   DESCRIPTION HIGH / LOW PRECIP WIND HUMIDITY SATURDAY   OCT 27 Sunny 74°62° 0% SW 8 mph ...

The Sixth Annual Cinema at the Edge Independent Film Festival returns to Santa Monica November 1- 4, a break from the AFM?

Housed at the Edgemar Center for the Arts, nestled in the Frank Gehry designed complex on bustling Main Street in the beach town of Santa Monica, California, the Sixth Annual Cinema at the Edge Independent Film Festival presents films of all genres that feature a distinct vision, a unique voice or a challenge to what is expected and accepted in the medium. The larger film festivals all too often rally around a small group of films in a given season, and many high quality projects that don&rsqu...

Calling for vertical videos

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Entries are now open for the 3rd Vertical Film Festival, to be held in Katoomba in Australia’s Blue Mountains on Saturday 8 December 2018. The formula is the same as when we launched the world’s first competition for vertical film & video in 2014: entries in HD video up to 3 minutes long, created and delivered vertically (9:16) for tall-screen projection in front of an audience, on any theme, in any genre, pushing the creative possibilities of vertical filmmaking...
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