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Background and Perspectives on Film Festival Consulting for your films

Poster signed by Arnold for Bruno Chatelin as a thank you token of fantastic Box Office records in France   I have been working with film festivals and helping filmmakers for the past 20 years in various capacities. There was only one big lesson I learnt in festivals: Cannes can work miracles for you, if you do the right thing with the right people : dare, work hard and be creative in each of your actions. HERE IS THE DETAILED STORY OF A 40M $ HANDSHAKE TO ME FOLLOWING OUR SUCCESS...

2001-2020: The best films of the 21st century to date

  Twenty years ago in the 21st century, we saw the seventh art mutate again and again. To bring fresh thematic and aesthetic proposals to the surface, to invent new expressive forms, and to confirm from the beginning the key cultural and non-cultural effect it brings to human life. In recent months, the planet has consumed more cinema than ever before in one way or another. Platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, etc provide countless opportunities for movie watching the same w...

Liquid Media Group acquires Filmocracy and iGEMStv

Liquid Media Group Ltd is finalizing acquisitions of both Filmocracy and iGEMStv as part of its growing network, pending final due diligence.   Liquid Media Group is a business solutions company for the entertainment world, and its network of partners and acquisitions is quickly becoming an accessible one-stop destination for creatives and IP owners to take an idea, bring it to life, and then ensure its delivery to the biggest possible audience, with the most comprehensive monetization....

Big Hearted Celebrities Paint Eco-Totes to Help Children from Kibera Slum Go to School

  Madonna, Naomi Campbell, Halle Berry, Lenny Kravitz, Zoe Kravitz, Paris Jackson, Usher, Lionel Richie, Eddie Murphy, Evan Ross, Maggie Q, Raquel Bitton, Chrome Hearts and more, come together with art and fashion for fundraiser auction to benefit the Chema Vision Children’s Center in Nairobi, Kenya    See link for Celebrity Pictures   West Hollywood, CA – June 14, 2021: LA’s art and luxury fashion retailer to the stars, Churc...

Cannes Film Festival and Its Venues

The 74th edition of Cannes Film Festival is set to take place this July. Held in the glamourous town of Cannes on the French Riviera, it is one of the ‘Big Three’ of European film festivals. It sits alongside Berlin’s International Film Festival and the Venice Film Festival, and is also one of the top five internationally recognised film festivals. Let us look at the key venues of Cannes Festival in relation to the history of the event. The Municipal Casino The Municipal Ca...

Skeet Ulrich, Anne Heche, Daniel Diemer, and Jordan Kristine Seamón join Alec Baldwin in new disaster adventure film SUPERCELL

  HIGHLAND FILM GROUP HANDLING INTERNATIONAL SALES Anne Heche - Credit Maiwenn Raoult / Skeet Ulrich - credit Paradigm Skeet Ulrich (The CW’s “Riverdale,” “#Freerayshawn”) and Emmy-award winner and Tony-nominated Anne Heche (Donny Brasco, The Vanished) join Academy Award® nominee Alec Baldwin (The Departed, "30 Rock") in the new natural disaster adventure film Supercell. The film is directed by Herbert James Winterstern (NBC's "Si...

Announcing the 2021 CineYouth Festival Films stream free around the world from May 6-13!

  Cinema/Chicago is proud to announce the most expansive CineYouth Festival lineup yet with 102 international short films streaming virtually from May 6-13! Plus, for the first time ever, CineYouth will be open to audiences around the world. Tickets remain free and open to the public, so join us for the 16th CineYouth Festival! This year's selection spans 14 short film programs presenting a range of genres and themes including family-friendly animation in Playtime, internatio...

Top Casinos Featured in Movies

Casinos have been in many movies because they provide a great setting. The glitz and glam keeps people fascinated and entertained, and there are a lot of great themes. Take a look at some of the top casinos featured in the movies. The Bellagio The Bellagio is an iconic casino, and it is a favorite for filming. One of the most famous movies that featured it was Ocean’s 11. In this star-studded movie, the plot was a heist of the casino, and it is full of action, glamour, excitement, and ...

Top 6 highest grossing Hollywood gambling movies of all time

In essence, the movie and gambling industries do not have much in common. When we say "not much", we don't mean "nothing". You can find fun and entertainment in both niches. But what would happen if you put them together? You'd get some sensational titles that have written a piece of Hollywood history with golden letters. Most movie aficionados closely follow everything that has to do with the niche. They will thus name you the 78th Golden Globe Awards winners or...

The 2021 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival opens with the screwball romcom Kiss Me Kosher.

  Combining at-home viewing in our Virtual Cinema and drive-in at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a reimagined 21st edition of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is finally here! The festival kicks off tomorrow with Opening Night and the North American Premiere of the screwball romantic comedy, Kiss Me Kosher. From Us to You, the Festival-in-a-Box Delivered right to your doorstep, Opening Night ticket buyers can look forward to receiving a curated festival-in-a-box, a ...

Trailer for NOBODY – In Theaters Only April 2

Sometimes the man you don’t notice is the most dangerous of all.  #NobodyMovie starring Bob Odenkirk is in theaters only April 2.   Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | #NobodyMovie Emmy winner Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul, The Post, Nebraska) stars as Hutch Mansell, an underestimated and overlooked dad and husband, taking life’s indignities on the chin and never pushing back. A nobody.    When two thieves break into...

OLD | Watch the Big Game Spot

Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | #OldTheMovie This summer, visionary filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan unveils a chilling, mysterious new thriller about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly … reducing their entire lives into a single day.    The film stars an impressive international cas...

32 films make up the Official Section of Punto de Vista 2021

    The Official Section of the fifteenth edition of the Punto de Vista festival, to be held from 15th to 20th March 2021, consists of thirty-two films from twenty countries. The selection, from over 900 films entered, includes 6 features and 26 shorts. This year the Official Section at Punto de Vista is to be organised in 10 programmes screening films that explore a wide variety of topics, from observations of everyday domestic life, landscape and psychogeogr...

Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin: programme and highlights

  Documentary approaches, experimental fictions, videos, hybrid and multimedia forms. In the presence of artists and directors from all over the world, on site or remotely, this new edition offers an exceptional programme, bringing together 122 works from 39 countries, internationally renowned artists alongside young artists presented for the first time. ...

MyFrenchFilmFestival announces the list of winners and a record 11th edition with 13 million views

The 11th edition of the online French-language film festival has come to a close, with 13 million views on the myfrenchfilmfestival.com site and its partner platforms in over 200 territories. The festival achieved its best results ever!   Internet users were able to enjoy the films of the selection on MyFrenchFilmFestival.com, but also on over 60 video-on-demand platforms, which presented the festival internationally, including the Apple TV app (in over 90 territories), Amazon Prime Vide...

Invitation for filmmakers to Visit FICCI ANNUAL EXPO 2020-21

India’s largest virtual B2B exhibition is going on with 40 plus important sectors “FICCI ANNUAL EXPO 2020-21”. Booths in the above exhibition from sectors like Agriculture & Farm machineries, Agro Food, AYUSH & Wellness, Automation, Automobile, Chemicals & Petro chemicals, Construction, Defence & security, Education, Electronics, Entertainment, Finance, FMCG & Logistics, Food processing, Handicrafts, Healthcare, Hospital, Insurance, Infrastructure, In...

Join us TOMORROW (2/17) for A Conversation with Jeremy Allen (The United States Vs. Billie Holiday & The Forty-Year Old Version)

  TOMORROW: 7 PM ET on Wednesday, February 17th A Conversation with Jeremy Allen (The United States Vs. Billie Holiday & The Forty-Year Old Version) Join Gotham Z for a conversation with Jeremy Allen, partner of $100 million venture fund, New Slate Ventures ahead of his most current project The United States Vs. Billie Holiday (on Hulu February 26). Our conversation will cover Jeremy Allen's early career, from working in the WME Mailroom to leading a 100m+ media...

The Relationship between Games and Movies in the Digital Era

In the modern-day, games and movies are influencing each other more than before. Although the gameplay is the most significant part of any game, movie directors use the gaming culture and language to come up with a script for their films. On the other hand, NetBet Casino games use filming techniques to make the gaming interface appealing to customers. Many movies are coming out with themed slot games, and you need to try them out. Currently, the filmmaking and gaming industry co-exists fan...

The three Best Casino Themed Films

We've know the score. You're chilling out at home and you just get that desire to kick back and watch a classic casino movie. Problem is there's just so many to choose between! Are you in the mood for a classic performance such as Paul Newman in The Sting, high stakes poker with The Cincinnati Kid, or maybe something a little more bleak such as more recently released The Gambler? Well they and many others are all great films, but there's going to be very few who can argue ...

Tiger Roll: Horse of a Lifetime Documentary

Anyone who is a fan of horse racing in the UK & Ireland will certainly have heard of the horse Tiger Roll. This isn’t an old, ex-racehorse either, Tiger Roll is still in training and currently gearing towards a tilt at the 2021 Grand National. It seems a little strange for a horse to receive a documentary while still in training, and the chances are that we will see a final chapter of this when the horse is retired to finish things off. However, in terms of what the horse has done s...

Fantastic Film Festival Australia returns April 1-14

"A home for mind-breakers, trend-setters, razor-walkers, loose-wires, truth-talkers, trailblazers and envelope-pushers, Fantastic Film Festival Australia returns to Lido Cinemas (VIC) and Ritz Cinemas (NSW) from April 1 - 14, 2021.  Genre cinema has a unique ability to act as a monument; marking the social, cultural and political climate within which it exists. It has the power to conjure truth that is raw; truth that gets under...

You’ve seen Molly’s Game, now meet the real-life Poker Queens

  2017’s sleek and stylish Molly’s Game may have introduced the world to the Poker Princess, Molly Bloom, but the latest documentary with women in poker at the center is introducing us to the real-life Poker Queens. Sandra Mohr’s feature is a real passion project and provides a deep dive into the world of poker from a female player’s perspective.  The Players Featuring notable celebrity poker players like Jennifer Tilly, Jennifer Harm...

Recorded Picture Company won its court case relating to Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

So glad for Terry Gilliam, with whom I have worked closely on three films while running majors in France : Baron Munchausen, Fisher King and 12 monkeys.   The Recorded Picture Company today won its court case against Alfama Film Productions & Paulo Branco over a rights dispute relating to Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. John Critchley represented the legendary London based independent film production company the Recorded Picture Company (RPC) in its defence of...

FNC49 Highlights - Short film palmares at Cinema Moderne

Relive in pictures the 49th edition of the Festival du nouveau cinéma! Against all odds, the she-wolf has worked hard to offer you an exceptional edition, full of surprises and warm. We are happy to be able to make you relive the highlights of #FNC49, enjoy! A huge thank you to all for making this edition a success despite the challenges that were imposed on us in this year 2020! We invite you to come together in 2021 to celebrate the FNC 50th anniversary!   Watch the vide...

A show of appreciation to five of the best film festivals in the world

  Filmmakers are always assessing ways in which they can spread awareness around their latest creation. Showcasing a movie at a film festival is a necessity for many as it opens it up to industry professionals and an audience. There’s an array of festivals to choose from, but deciding on the one that is best suited to a particular genre or style of movie can be tricky.   In the same way, games developers might struggle to tap into the ideal market for their gaming release; i...

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