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Viva Italia! at Ciné Lumiere in London

With a sold-out curtain-raising preview of LORO, Paolo Sorrentino's latest Felliniesque politico-social vaudeville the latest Cinema Made in Italy launched its sunniest showcase of new Italian features in the Cine Lumiere, the French-owned  art deco art-house in the heart of London's South Kensington arrondissement (running 26 February to 3 March  2019). It was a day full of optimismo, after Signora May announced for the first time a potential&n...

The Hollyweed Film Festival New Low $10US Entry Fee

The Hollyweed Film Festival is proud to announce a a limited time low entry fee off of $10 US for short and longform films All Genres including: Action, Adventure, Alternative, Animation, Art, Avantgarde, Biography, Classics, Comedy, Comedy Drama, Crime, Culture, Dance, Dark Comedy, Documentary, Family, Fantastic, Fantasy, Film Noir, Flash, Health, History, Horror, Human Rights, Independent, Kids, LGBTI, Live Action, Medical, Melodrama, Mockumentary, Music Video’s, Mystery, Nature, News...

Fantastic voyage around the world in Fantasporto,

Fantasporto enters the final stretch with the presentation of films that show the varied and imaginative cinematographic production that takes place outside the Hollywood matrix, which dominates the world cinema exhibition. From Taiwan to Hungary, from Russia to the United Arab Emirates, from Brazil to the Philippines, it is a challenge to the 'unique model' of the American film industry that is offered to the Portuguese cinema audience in these two weeks of cinema that Fantasporto pr...

It s more fun in the Philipines - reception at Fantasporto

Philippine Ambassador to Portugal Celia Anna M. Feria hosted a cocktail reception for the participating Philippine delegation to the 39th Porto International Film Festival also known as Fantasporto 2019, at Teatro Rivoli in Porto on 26 February. Philippine Ambassador to Portugal Celia Anna M. Feria hosted a cocktail reception for the participating Philippine delegation to the 39th Porto International Film Festival also known as Fantasporto 2019, at Teatro Rivoli in Porto on 26 February. Th...

CALL FOR ENTRIES: San Francisco Green Film Festival 2019

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Join the West Coast's leading event for films & discussions that spark green ideas and actions.   Submit your film now to the 9th Annual San Francisco Green Film Festival, September 11-18, 2019. greenfilmfest.org/submit   DEADLINES Early Bird: March 22 Regular: April 12 Late: May 5 ...

Get Tickets to NYC Short Documentary and Short Comedy Festivals!

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On March 24th, 2019 we have two exciting festivals for you!    Check out the NYC Short Documentary Film Festival and the NYC Short Comedy Film Festival!  The NYC Short Doc Fest will take place first from 12 - 4 pm. For info on featured films and ticket prices visit our website.  The NYC Short Comedy Fest is next from 4 - 8pm. Visit the website for film details and tickets!  Both take place at the Producers Club! We hope to see you there.  ...

Feb 27 Fantasporto wednesday upcoming treats

GREAT AUDITORIUM   15:30 • The Black Forest Rodrigo Aragão - 100 '(Brazil) - CF - Terror A young woman who lives in the forest faces the demons, the spirits of the other world, the dead who are resurrected and, above all, a preacher who demonizes her. In possession of a book of spells, the young woman will try to survive the attacks of all, and at the same time retrieve a bag of gold coins that found. A great production with Carol Aragão, Jackson Antunes and Fr...

Festival treats this monday and tuesday

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  After the first weekend, the 39th Fantasporto will continue on Monday and Tuesday, at Rivoli Teatro, already in a rhythm of cruise, continuing to propose to the public the films of strong impact selected for the competition for the various competitions as well as the retrospective of cinema about Taiwan's 60's woman (the festival's whooping craze) and the brand-new Hungarian cinema. Highlights include the continuation of the Competitive Program of Portuguese Ci...

Anbessa (Lion) premiered at Berlinale: a conversation with Mo Scarpelli and Caitlin Mae Burke

(Asalif Tewold,© Mo Scarpelli)   By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   Anbessa is the epitome of a "fly-on-the-wall" cinematic experience. Italian-American director/cinematographer/camerawoman/writer Mo Scarpelli, whose producer Caitlin Mae Burke points out, "she was totally alone for most of the film,"  first visited Ethiopia about 10 years ago when she was working with an NGO focusing on clean water. Her love of Ethiopia as a country, their culture and pe...

Enter the Filmmaker Final Four Competition

  January 25, 2019 Regular Deadline I February 22, 2019 Late Deadline I March 11, 2019 Notification Date I April 9 – 24, 2019 Event Date Email I 310-739-1446 I 6900 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States I Website I Facebook I Twitter I Profile on filmfestivals.com I SUBMIT The Filmmaker Final Four is an innovative competitive festival program that will provide an an opportunit...

Prospect opens Fantasporto Feb 22

TODAY, FRIDAY 22, IS THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE 39TH EDITION OF FANTASPORTO  FROM SCIENCE FICTION TO TERROR PASSING FROM FANTASY TO CORRUPTION...           Horror, science fiction, fantasy, romanticism and international intrigue involving high finance and international politics, there are strong attractions for all tastes in the first weekend of the 39th Fantasporto - Porto International Film Festival, which opens Friday off...

The Festival Beat: Volume 854, Fantasporto opening with distant echoes from Berlin

Filmfestivals.com Newsletter View Email in browser Advertise in our Newsletters reaching 196 000 subscribers from 200€ email us for a quote FOLLOW FILMFESTIVALS.COM ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:               &nbs...

Personal favorite from Berlinale Competition: God Exists, Her Name is Petrunija

(Zorica Nusheva, Suad Begovski © sistersandbrothermitevski)   By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   Macedonia isn't usually a country that comes to mind when the discussion turns to cinema, at least not in modern times. The Manaki brothers shot their first film, The Weavers, in 1905, so they were clearly cinema pioneers in the region. Instead, the political landscape and international disputes with Greece over the country's name often tend to be the focus of conve...

Serendipity: Prune Nourry's revealing look at illness and art premiered at Berlinale

(© Léa Crespi/Pasco/Prune Nourry Studio)  By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   New York-based French artist Prune Nourry reveals a great deal in her documentary feature debut Serendipity, which made its world premiere in the Panorama Dokumente section of Berlinale 2019. She does not shy away from exposing herself to the camera, her battle with breast cancer in and out of the hospital. For those familiar with her artwork and performance art, this will not be much of a shock b...

Storytellers over 40

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Hey filmmakers So recently I had a conversation with a long time cinematographer who asked me what specific types of films we wanted for our Forty and Over Film Festival... and since we are open to all genres I would suggest the following wish list....  If your film Preaches, then we'd love for it to Inspire.  If yours Documents, then we'd love for it to Educate. And if your film is Fictional, then we hope it Entertains.  Our festival is looking for the best quality films...

2019 Directors Circle Festival of Shorts

The 2019 Directors Circle Festival Of Shorts has officially opened our call for entries and will accept submissions internationally of short length films in any and all genres including Narrative, Documentary, Horror, Experimental, Avant-garde, Animation, Religious/Spiritual, Gay/Lesbian and all genres of Music Videos for our 2019 festival.   We will accept all forms of religious, Christian, and spiritual films including African, African American, Gay/Lesbian, Black, Hispani...

2019 EIFF Call for Entries

The Erie International Film Festival Call For Entries is now open to the US and International filmmakers, and we shall accept all genres of film including Narrative Features, Narrative Shorts, Animation Features and Shorts, Experimental Features and Shorts, and all forms of Horror, Suspense and Thriller films of Short and Feature length, all lengths of Comedies and Documentaries, along with Feature and Short lengths of GLBT and Religious/Spirituals films, along with Music Videos for the ...

VIDEO: Spirit of Fire International Film Festival Brunch during Berlinale

My friend Kirill Razlogov from Moscow film Ferestival took me with his colleague Nina Kochelyaeva from Sotchi International Film Festival and Awards 'SIFFA) Awards to the Spirit of Fire International Film Festival Brunch. Carlo Chatrian from Berlinale and other dignitaries were in attendance for the lovely reception with an amazing multi talented local performer demonstrating the talent and culture from  Khanti-Mansiisk in West Siberia.   ...

2019 GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL Announces Exclusive East Coast Film Fest Premiere Screening Of "My Dinner With Alan: A Sopranos

Bada Bing! The 17th Annual Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) is THRILLED to announce that it has added a FIFTH DAY this year and is presenting a SPECIAL SCREENING of the EAST COAST FILM FESTIVAL PREMIERE of MY DINNER WITH ALAN: A SOPRANOS SESSION, with Freeholder Director Tom Arnone acting as host for the evening on Wednesday, March 27th at 7:00 p.m. at the Jersey Shore Arts Center in Ocean Grove. The timing of this exciting event is serendipitous, as fans worldwide are celebrating t...

Albert Memmi, Sasson Gabai, Lisa Azuelos, Maxime Karoutchi and more at star-studded 22nd NY Sephardic Jewish Film Festival

  The New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival (NYSJFF) announces its action-packed program featuring 12 NY US, and World première films, 10 special appearances by filmmakers, and 6 Pomegranate Awards recognizing Sephardi excellence in the arts. This special celebration of the diversity of Jewish experiences features narratives and documentaries, comedies and critical perspectives, with films touching on communities in Morocco, France, Spain, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, Syria, and Iraq...

Hypewriter pitch forum in Budapest has announced its call for applications for 2019

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    The first Hypewriter pitch forum was organised in Budapest in June 2018. The series of events, in the framework of which original TV series ideas were presented, concluded with huge success. Many original and innovative ideas were submitted to the pitch forum, and the winner, titled  “The Butcher”, is currently in pre-production, with production due to start early 2019.   The organisers have now announced the second edition of Hypewriter and are expecting ...

Bridging the dragon EFM Producers Hub ambiance

Bridging the Dragon together with the European Film Market have hosted for the fifth consecutive year the Sino-European Production Seminar with the aim to give European producers a thorough understanding of the Chinese film industry. This intensive full-day event took place 13 February 2019 at the EFM Producers Hub of the Gropius Bau in Berlin. It consisted of a series of panel discussions in the morning and a practical roundtable workshop in the afternoon. During the w...

Catch up Berlinale Complete Coverage

300 Photos published on facebook    I  34 videos  published on youtube I Complete coverage with dailies  I FILM REVIEWS AMAZING GRACE, A Long Delayed Aretha Franklin Film surfaces at Berlin '69 What she said: The Art of Pauline Kael review Leakage | Nasht by Suzan Iravanian (Forum): Berlinale Review The Golden Glove by Fatih Akin: Berlinale Review Sampled reviews of Jessica Forever A City Hunts for a Murderer, and a Forum film hunts for me...
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