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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...

ANIMA 2021 Calling for Entries

CALL FOR ENTRIES ! ANIMA, the Brussels Animation Film Festival, will be celebrating its 40th edition from 12 to 21 February 2021. Why not mark this birthday by sending us your films! Our prize list rewards a wide variety of animated films and is qualifying for the best animated short film OSCAR®.     The Festival will consider all animated films completed after 30 June 2019. Some points on the registration form have been adapted in accordance with the current health c...

Heartland Film’s Indy Shorts International Film Festival Designated as an Academy Award® Qualifier for the Animated Shorts

Heartland Film’s Indy Shorts International Film Festival Designated as an Academy Award® Qualifier for the Animated Short Film Category for the 93rd Annual Academy Awards®   After completing a successful third annual edition of Indy Shorts International Film Festival presented by Heartland Film this past July, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has designated a third Academy Award®-qualifying category of Short Film (Animation) to the event, allowing the wi...

MIPCOM 2020 goes 100% digital with MIPCOM Online+

MIPCOM 2020 goes 100% digital with MIPCOM Online+, the first digital edition of the World’s Entertainment Content Market offering month-long access to inspiring keynotes, screenings, conferences, intelligence, pitching, networking and more. A premium digital platform offering 1-to-1 video meetings and live chat among attending delegates.   Korea Country of Honour MIPCOM is proud to welcome Korea as the 2020 Country of Honour. MIPCOM ...

London Fest announces a vibrant programme of 58 films from around the world screening as Virtual Premieres

The Festival opens with the European Premiere of Steve McQueen’s MANGROVE starring Letitia Wright and Shaun Parkes and closes with Francis Lee’s AMMONITE starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan.   The Festival also announces: A vibrant programme of 58 films from around the world screening to audiences across the whole of the UK as Virtual Premieres A selection of exclusive previews screen in cinemas across the UK A free-to-access programme of selected fe...

Video Virtual Visit of Venise VR Expanded

A virtual presentation of Venice VR Expanded, the Virtual Reality section of the 77th Venice International Film Festival (2 - 12 September 2020). Get into the virtual world with this introduction by the consultants of Venice VR Expanded, Liz Rosenthal and Michel Reilhac. (Credits VRrOOm) ...

Expert Panel of Unscripted TV Execs invite from Micheaux Film Festival 9/16

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent With the end of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" (hey, we're not celebrating, just reporting), how about getting your own reality show made? After 14 years of KUWTK, it is now open season for the next big (hopefully less vapid, lolz) thing. So how do you get your series out there? Micheaux Film Festival can answer that for you, and you're invited to learn how... From Screenmancer  Coming up on Sept. 16, the Micheaux Fil...

VIDEO: Biennale Cinema 2020 - Opening Ceremony

The 77th Venice International Film Festival’s Opening Ceremony and the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement Award to Tilda Swinton.     ...

It's halfime at the Venice Production Bridge (VPB)

  VENICE PRODUCTION BRIDGE   Final Cut in Venice workshop/ Seminar On Gender Equality and Inclusivity in the Film Industry/  New Frontiers for Film Business   It's halfime at the Venice Production Bridge (VPB), organised by La Biennale di Venezia, during the 77. Venice International Film Festival. The event is being held on site at the Excelsior Hotel and online. Over the past four days it has hosted numerous international panels and the ...

Inhale film music during the WSA Industry Days at Film Fest Ghent

Each year, Film Fest Ghent is devoutly committed to the art of film music by hosting the World Soundtrack Awards as well as coordinating the WSA Industry Days. A manifold of events introduces the film music industry and young aspiring film composers to the modi operandi of renowned film music talent. Guest speakers and attendants of this year's Industry Days include 2020 WSA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Gabriel Yared, Alexandre Desplat and Nainita Desai. Film Music Industry Days Dur...

FIFOG is back in theaters! Placed under the sign of resistance

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<img "="" data-cke-saved-src="https://ix4j.mjt.lu/tplimg/ix4j/b/0xi6t/g5t1x.jpeg" src="https://ix4j.mjt.lu/tplimg/ix4j/b/0xi6t/g5t1x.jpeg" style="height: auto; line-height: 13px; width: 550px;" width="550"> September 25 to 27 2020   FIFOG is back and placed under the sign of resistance ... the feminine way, the screenings will take place on 25, 26 and 27 September 2020 in several locations: Photoforum Pasquart in Bienne, Cin...

Moscow Film Festival rescheduled to early October

The 42nd MIFF: shared apprehensions, hopes, prospects   The 42nd MIFF which was postponed due to the pandemic, is approaching fast. It will be held on the 1-8 of October 2020.   The new dates were coordinated with FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations) in the hope that the situation with COVID19 would have become stable. As we can see, not all of our hopes came true. A lot of questions and uncertainties r...

Line up from les Nouveaux Alchimistes, a section of the FNC festival dedicated to formal and narrative exploration

"LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES" TITLES REVEALED Les Nouveaux Alchimistes, a section of the festival dedicated to formal and narrative exploration, is revealing its complete lineup! The Festival du nouveau cinéma will be presenting eight films that are pushing the boundaries of the medium: the fantastic tale of treacherous waters and drowned sailors LÙA VERMELLA, the collage films TO THE MOON and NIGHT HAS COME, the architectural and contemplative LAST AND FIRST MEN, the fil...

Anup Jalota Presents - MWFIFF 2020

Anup Jalota Presents - MWFIFF 2020 Films & Music Video Submissions Ends on 15th Sept 2020 To Submit Please Visit :- www.mwfiff.com www.filmfreeway.com/mwfiff www.wfcn.co/festival/mwfiff https://festhome.com/f/4015 Anup Jalota Jaspinder Narula Rahat Zia Jafri Yogesh Lakhani Suvashitraj Devashish Sargam FilmFreeway Festhome WFCN #FilmFestival #Internat

Anup Jalota Presents - MWFIFF 2020

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  Anup Jalota Presents - MWFIFF 2020 Films & Music Video Submissions Ends on 15th Sept 2020 To Submit Please Visit :- www.mwfiff.com www.filmfreeway.com/mwfiff www.wfcn.co/festival/mwfiff https://festhome.com/f/4015 Anup Jalota Jaspinder Narula Rahat Zia Jafri Yogesh Lakhani Suvashitraj Devashish Sargam FilmFreeway Festhome WFCN #FilmFestival #InternationalFilmFestival #FilmSubmissions #SubmissionCall #CallF...

We're gearing up for the upcoming Virtual Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival, Sept 23 - 27

Join us at the Virtual 2020 Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival, September 23-27 as we present 50 inspiring new films from around the world, plus dozens of exciting extras such as filmmaker Q&As, in-depth panel discussions, and more. Browse the 13 curated programs -- and get your program ticket ($12) or Virtual Unlimited Pass ($30) at: www.philaenvirofilmfest.org     ...

Virtual PhilaEnviroFilmFest, September 23 -27, 2020!

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Join us at the Virtual 2020 Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival, September 23 - 27, as we present 50 inspiring new films from around the world, plus dozens of exciting extras such as filmmaker Q&A's, in-depth panel discusssions, and more. Explore the 13 curated programs - and get your program ticket or Virtual Unlimited Pass at www.philaenvirofilmfest.org   ...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Proud to support our community - Volume 931

  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, The Oscar, Odessa, Worldfest Houston, Berlin, FNC, IFP, Sunscreen, BZN, Zurich, Deauville  and many more great events which could become your next festival destination.   Our Newsletters documenting the festivals experience re...

The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) moves to virtual presenting 5 days of virtual screenings, events and panels

13TH ANNUAL BUSHWICK FILM FESTIVAL LAUNCHES FIRST VIRTUAL FESTIVAL FROM OCTOBER 21-25   The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF), one of Brooklyn's most exciting cultural attractions, will present its 13th edition virtually from October 21-25, 2020.   Transformation is the theme for this year and the festival has chosen a symbol that fully embodies the word: a butterfly. "Our butterfly glows and emerges from the electricity surrounding it, symbolizing profound transfo...

The company Amenabar renews its commitment to young audiences at the Festival

The youngest among us will be able to enjoy six films offered by the Festival’s Official Collaborator San Sebastian Festival will present a selection of six films especially intended for an audience of children which, for the second consecutive year, will be sponsored by the company Amenabar, which is in turn an Official Festival Collaborator. The section will include a total of five animated films and one combining real life images with animation. The former are Alfonbra magikoa&...

Paleochora Lost World Short Film Festival (2020 event) POSTPONED UNTIL June 5 -10, 2021

It is with much regret that we announce the postponement of our Film Festival until 2021. All Officially Selected filmmakers will be notified in person of these changes in person in the coming days. MOST IMPORTANTLY: All 2020 Officially Selected films will simply transfer to our 2021 programme. There are a multitude of reasons for this decision, suffice to say that continued Global & National uncertainty coupled with constantly shifting official guidelines means that we w...
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