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The best short films were awarded at the 35th Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg Shortfilm Festival

All award winners of the 35th Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg Shortfilm Festival Hamburg and the 21st Mo&Friese Hamburg Children’s ShortFilmFestival   On Sunday evening, after the festive award ceremony, the 35th Hamburg International Short Film Festival went to rest for another year. For the first time in the history of the festival, an award winner was able to claim the prize for a second time in a row. After last year’s “Flores”, Jorge Jácome won this yea...

Cinelatino Announces the 2019 Hola Mexico Film Festival Awards

Hola Mexico Film Festival, Nicole Vanden Broeck, winner of Cinelatino Tomorrow's Filmmakers Today short award Hola Mexico Film Festival, Edgar Nito, director HUACHICOLERO, winner of Cinelatino & DishLatino Audience Award    Leading Spanish-Language Movie Network Cinelatino Announces the 2019 Hola Mexico Film Festival Awards Cinelatino, the nation’s leading Spanish-language movie channel, proudly announces the winners of three prestigious filmmaker awards—...

Award Winners at the 10th Annual New Media Film Festival

              AND THE WINNERS ARE: Grand Prize Award winner Six Figures No Suits - Cou...

22nd CinemAmbiente award winners

  IREN Audience award – main Festival sponsor to Anthropocene: The Human Epoch by Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky (Canada 2018, 87’)   SMAT award for best One-Hour documentary to Messaggi dalla fine del mondo by Matteo Born (Switzerland 2018, 52’) by jury members Eroll Bilibani, Anca Caramelea, Patrizia La Trecchia. A visually compelling journey that encourages young peop...

Winners announced for spring 2019 SFFILM Westridge Grants

SFFILM, in partnership with the Westridge Foundation, announced today the projects that will receive a total of $100,000 in funding in the latest round of SFFILM Westridge Grants. Five filmmaking teams were granted funding to help support the screenwriting and project development stages of their narrative feature films. SFFILM Westridge Grants, which are awarded twice annually, are designed for US-based filmmakers whose stories take place primarily in the United States and ...

Congratulations 2019 BlueCat Screenplay Competition WINNERS

        What's new, BlueCat?    Congratulations 2019 BlueCat Screenplay Competition WINNERS!!!   As always, there's a new writer discussion for you to join on Facebook, and more screenplays for ...

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Wrap Report 2019

        The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival made a statement during its 16th edition, proving that it is more than a sum of parts, more than screenings and workshops, parties and networking. The festival is a one-of-a-kind community made up of filmmakers and film lovers, moving pictures and moving people, advocates, activists and a fiercely loyal an...

STILL HUMAN TRIUMPHS - FEFF audiences and Black Dragon pass holders crown Hong Kong the winner

"We live on the other side of the world and we were worried that our film wouldn't be understood. But the world speaks a single language: the language of love..." These were the words of excited and radiant young actress Crisel Consunji on the triumph of Hong Kong film Still Human at the Far East Film Festival 21, as she shared the stage and the applause of the Teatro Nuovo with director Oliver Chan and monumental protagonist Anthony Wong (already winner of a Golden Mulberry Awar...

2019 FIFOG Awards

2019 FIFOG AWARD WINNERS   Geneva, the 4th of May The award ceremony of the 14th edition of the Geneva International Oriental Film Festival was held on May the 4th in a festive atmosphere thanks to various artistic i...

Kimberly Peirce and Daniela Ruah honored at the 2019 Artemis Awards Gala

Kimberly Peirce staked her place as a writer and director of singular vision and craft with her unflinching debut feature BOYS DON'T CRY (Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevingy, Peter Sarsgaard), which earned numerous honors including the Best Actress Oscar and Golden Globe for Hilary Swank, and Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for co-star Chloë Sevign...

Tierra adentro by Mauro Colombo wins Yellow Robin Award at 8th Curaçao IFFR

Still: winner Yellow Robin Award   On Saturday 13 April 2019, Tierra adentro by Mauro Colombo won the Yellow Robin Award at the 8th edition of Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam CIFFR. The Caribbean Shorts Award went to The Girl with Two Heads by Betzabé García. IFFR's sister festival in Curaçao gives the filmmaking talent of the Caribbean region an international platform. The Yellow Robin Award Competition and the Caribbean Shorts Competition...

Meetings on the Bridge Awards are Announced

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The 14th edition of Meetings on the Bridge was held between 5 and 16 April within the scope of the 38th Istanbul Film Festival with the support of Anadolu Efes. The projects and films that received the Meetings on the Bridge awards were announced at a reception hosted by French Palais on Friday, 12 April.   Meetings on the Bridge is providing an opportunity for filmmakers to hold the first international presentations for their new film projects at Film D...

2019 FIAF Award presented to Jean-Luc Godard

    FIAF, the International Federation of Film Archives, the largest and most important global network of cinematheques and film archives around the world, presented its 2019 FIAF Awar...

Film Projects and Young Talents Awarded at Meeting Point – Vilnius

The 10th audiovisual industry conference Meeting Point – Vilnius awarded the best in-development films and young talents. Taking place during Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris, the event attracted hundreds of film professionals looking for the next big name in cinema. The 10th audiovisual industry conference Meeting Point – Vilnius (MPV) awarded the best in-development films and young talents. Taking place during Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris, the event attracted hundreds ...

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Announces 2019 Award Winners

One Child Nation wins Grand Jury Award GIVE and Obon win Jury Award for Best Short       Award winners for the 2019 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival were announced at the festival’s annual Awards Barbecue today. Full Frame is a qualifying event for nominations for t...

Tribeca Film Institute® (TFI) and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Announce Annual Sloan Filmmaker Fund 2019 Grantees

    Filmmakers from Venezuela, Mexico, Jamaica, Colombia, Chile & Nepal will receive grants totaling $150,000   Sloan to Host Panel Discussion with Julianna Margulies, Liam Cunningham and more, following the world premiere of the “The Hot Zone” during the Tribeca Film Festival     Tribeca Film Institute® (TFI) and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation have announced their annual TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund 2019 Grantees...

The Garden State Film Festival Asbury Park, wrap and awards

  The Garden State Film Festival took place in Asbury Park, March 27-31 That's A Wrap....   2019 GARDEN STATE FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATED HONOREES, WINNERS AND THE FILM FESTIVAL’s 17th ANNIVERSARY    Thousands of people attended the Garden State Film Festival’s 17th annual celebration in Asbury Park last weekend (March 27-31, 2019). The spectacular event spanned FIVE DAYS for the first time in the Festival’s history, and welcomed ov...

Pasadena Festival PIFF 2019 Nominees & Award Winners

​ BEST FEATURE FILM Cruel Hearts - WINNER Wheels Northwood Pie ​ BEST SHORT FILM Mr. Sushi It’s a Mess Pusher The Invention - WINNER Eli Waiting Game Diwa 2 Wrongs Modern Slave Broken Paper Birds Foxes   BEST DIRECTOR Paul Osborne (Cruel Hearts) Leo McGuigan (The Invention) Jon Sumple (Extraordinary: The Seeding) Joshua Sallach (Mr. Sushi) LeAndre Thomas (Mirror) - WINNER ​ BEST ACTOR ...

2019 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival Announces Competition Winners

   As the 16th annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival heads into its closing weekend, thousands of fans have taken in an exceptional program of nonfiction films, with more to come in the final days. 35 of the 181 films in the festival competed in four different categories, and the following films were announced as the 2019 winners at the Awards event on Friday, February 22. The 2019 competition featured 16 world premieres and six North American premieres. The four comp...

Award Winners Announced by SR Socially Relevant™

SR Socially Relevant Film Festival 2019(SRFF 2019) wrapped up its Sixth Edition at Cinema Village on March 21, 2019, revealing the winners of its various competition categories. Stand-out awards were the Empowering Women and Girls Award, given to Laura Hinman for her doc short, California Girls, this short that depicts indigenous California women was picked by the festival for the Vanya Exerjian award, in memory of festival founder Nora Armani's cousin. The Grand Prize Narrative Fe...

Cinequest 2019 Awards Mine 9, The Bra, Last Sunshine and many more mavericks and hot talents

The Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival (Cinequest) wrapped announcing its award winners following the unveiling of 132 World and U.S. Premiere Films & VR plus 75 creative experiences including augmented realities, writing, dance, theatre, music, and comedy. Eleven hundred artists and innovators from 56 countries presented to record audiences of 110,000 in the Silicon Valley (San Jose & Redwood City, California). Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival 2020 will occur next March ...

Winners from SLO Film Fest San Luis Obispo

2019 Winning Films The Winning Films in the following categories will be playing at the Downtown Centre Cinemas from Monday, March 18 through Wednesday, March 20. Festival passes will not be valid and there will not be filmmaker Q&A’s. GEORGE SIDNEY INDEPENDENT FILM CATEGORY Feature-Length Documentary: SATAN AND ADAM Plays M, T, W at 4pm (with Selling Lies) Feature-Length Narrative: HAWAII Plays M, T, W at 7pm Short Narrative:  T...

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