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Photos, Quotes & Highlights From Day 4 at AFM November 3

Ron Howard Visits AFM for HanWay Documentary Pavarotti ·         Two Spotlight Events took place yesterday with the focus on China ·         AFM Conference Series continues with the annual Pitch Conference       LocationEXPO opens today ·         First night of Carousel Cocktails drew huge crowd The Pitch...

AMAA 2019 Submissions Open

The Africa Movie Academy Awards is the leading, most glamorous awards event that recognizes and rewards excellence in creativity on the continent of Africa. For many years, under the direction of its founder, astute filmmaker and veteran, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, the AMA Awards that seeks to acknowledge the efforts of filmmakers, actors, directors, screenwriters, cinematographers, and everyone else involved in the process of filmmaking all over the continent of Africa has gone from an idea to the ...

AFM in Focus Newsletter N 5

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Photos & Highlights From Day 3 at AFM November 2, 2018

This morning the AFM Conference Series kicked off with The Global Perspective featuring a Conversation between Industry leaders Jean Prewitt, IFTA and Charles Rivkin, MPAA followed by The Producer & Financier Perspective and The Buyer Perspective Last night’s party featuring The Muppets for the film “Street Gang”, being sold by The Exchange ·         Cedric the Entertainer at the Spotlight Event: Engage: ...

Don't miss the beat from the fest circuit Volume 839

Filmfestivals.com Newsletter View Email in browser Wishing you all much success on the festival circuit! Advertise in our Newsletters from 200€ email us for a quote FOLLOW FILMFESTIVALS.COM ON THE SOCI...

AFM in Focus Newsletter N°4

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Photos & Highlights From Day 2 at AFM November 1, 2018

  Actor/producer Aaron Paul was at the AFM with director Christopher Cantwell for a presentation of “The Parts You Lose,” hosted by The H Collective and Blue Fox Entertainment, (see photo link). Today is Hong Kong Day at AFM. The Market opened with a ceremonial ribbon cutting and toast with Hong Kong Trade Development Council Director Chris Lo and AFM Organizers, Jean Prewitt and Jonathan Wolf.   AFM’s programming kicked off today with...

AFM Happenings, Friday, November 2

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  The Global Perspective, Starlight Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel (9:15am - 12:45am)   VIEW FROM THE TOP Presenter/Moderator: §  Erich Schwartzel, Film Industry Reporter, The Wall Street Journal Panelists: §  Jean M. Prewitt, President & CEO, Independent Film & Television Alliance §  Charles H. Rivkin, Chairman & CEO, Motion Picture Association of America   THE PRODUCER & FINANCIER PERSPECTIVE Panel...

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 ...
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