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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...

My featured interview at Indie Entertainment Magazine – AFM 2019

Indie Entertainment Magazine unveiled its 2019 AFM edition an exclusive interview with Bruno Chatelin, founder of     Catching Up With Bruno Chatelin, co-Founder/COO,   By Nicole Muj   1.Bruno, you are a champion of global film and filmmakers. How did you first start on this journey?   I have a marketing background (HEC business school) and was working at JWT, an international advertising agency for the LUX toilet...

Former Cannon co-founder Yoram Globus and his son announce a 50 Million Dollar Film Slate Deal

legendary producer & distributor Yoram Globus, who is the former President of MGM and The Cannon Group, has secured $50 million in financing with his son Ori Globus to launch the Los Angeles based production and distribution company Rebel Way Entertainment. Their thriller feature film TENSION is in production now, which is written by Scott Milam and directed by famed SAW horror franchise director Darren Lynn Bousman, who is currently in post-production of the 2020 "SAW IX" R...

Where have all the great Christmas films gone?

Festive flicks like Last Christmas have been hugely successful at the box office, but the biggest movies aren't always the best. Christmas films are in higher demand than ever before.  There’s one problem, though: the recent ones just aren’t very good. Take Last Christmas, the Paul Feig-directed romantic comedy starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding, which was released in November. Despite being panned by the critics the George Michael-inspired flick has been...

Director David Yates returns after Fantastic Beasts 3 Cast Confirmed

Fantastic Beasts fans will be delighted to know that a third installment of the franchise is on the cards and another look at the Wizarding World is soon to be expected. There’s been some important information given out regarding the cast and David Yates the director. Furthermore, there are some plot details alluded to as well due to the fact that this movie might be shot in some rather fancy locations around the world. Read till the end of the article as we will also give out the date o...

HIFF39 Festival Award Winners Plus Newly Created Made in Hawai‘i HIFF Production Fund to Launch in 2020

MOLOKA‘I BOUND wins Best Made in Hawai‘i Film, DOWN ON THE STREET IN WAIKIKI wins 2nd Place; 37 SECONDS wins KAU KA HŌKŪ Award with Honorable Mentions for HEARTS AND BONES and THEY SAY NOTHING STAYS THE SAME; NETPAC Award goes to ANOTHER CHILD .   November 16, 2019 (Honolulu, HI) - The 39th edition of the Hawai‘i International Film Festival (HIFF) presented by Halekulani announced their Jury winners at a private awards gala yesterday evening. The Best Mad...

Stockholm International Film Festival’s Audience Award 2019 goes to Jojo Rabbit

After the 30th edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival ended on Sunday, we now have the pleasure to announce that the 2019 Audience Award goes to Jojo Rabbit by Taika Waititi.     Awards Poto  by Carla Orrego Veliz / Still from Jojo Rabbit.  Each year, the Stockholm International Film Festival invites the festival audience to select...

Macao Fest (IFFAM) adds 'Hidden Life', 'JoJo Rabbit' as opening and 'I’m livin it' as closing film

International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM) has added a slew of film titles for its fourth edition which runs December 5 to 10 in Macao, China. These new films complete the programme for the festival which kicks off with a star-studded opening ceremony followed by a gala screening of Taika Waititi’s JoJo Rabbit at the Macao Cultural Center on December 5.   The new titles confirmed include i’m livin it which will be the closing film of the festival on Dec 10. Marki...

El Gouna Film Festival wrapped third edition in Egypt

For the 3rd time, the El Gouna Film Festival has officially opened its curtains in Egypt. More than 200 filmmakers and movie stars, including Canadian-Egyptian actor Mena Massoud –best known for playing the lead role in the latest Disney remake of Aladdin – appeared on the red carpet. This film festival opens at a time when the Pala Casino Promo code continues giving their fans amazing bonuses. In an interview with Euronews, Massoud said the reason for such festivals is to show th...

Telos Alliance Appoints AVL Media Group as Canadian Distributor for Telos Infinity® IP Intercom

  AVL Media Group helps expand Telos Infinity IP Intercom platform’s reach in the Canadian TV market and Pro AV.  The Telos Alliance®—trusted global leader in broadcast audio for more than three decades—is excited to announce that it has appointed AVL Media Group as a Canadian distributor for Telos Infinity IP Intercom, focused on the TV and Pro AV markets, effective immediately. AVL Media Group, along with Eric Olsson and Martin ...

New Clip: VOD RELEASE NOVEMBER 12: Award-Winning Merce Cunningham Doc IF THE DANCER DANCES

New exclusive of the critically acclaimed documentary IF THE DANCER DANCES, which will be released on VOD on November 12 after its recent multi-city theatrical release, timed to coincide with the 2019 centennial of Merce Cunningham's birth.               PRESENTS   IF THE DANCER DANCES ** New York Times Critic’s Pick** Produced by: Lise Friedman and Maia Wechsler Directed by: Maia Wechsler  Official Selec...

ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival – Programme is online

Once again, Berlin becomes the centre for the poetry film. From 5 to 8 December, the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival will for the 10th time be presenting the poetry film in all its facets in the Kino in der KulturBrauerei cinema. For the first time the current poetry film from Germany is the centre piece of the festival. Poetry film creation in the United Kingdom will be given a special spot in the limelight. The programme is now online. And Tickets go on advance sale in mid-November. FESTIVAL O...

Iceland Salento International Film Festival 2019

SALENTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF ICELAND November 8-9, 2019 | Reykjavik The Italian Cultural Institute in Oslo and the University of Iceland, in collaboration with the Italian Embassy in Oslo, present the first Iceland Salento International Film Festival that will take place at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik on 8-9 November.       The SIFF project confirms its international prestige characterized by its high quality contents and an accurate research ...

41st Cinemed's review

“Art is freedom… art is human expression devoid of national borders. A film festival is a demonstration that art is superior to politics, that art is home to diversity. And, that the Mediterranean, the continent of water, brings people together.” Powerful, political terms by Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo and new President of Cinemed, who opened the 41st edition reaffirming the social dimension of a festival which has been working for over 40 years to...

ON.DXB, entertainment festival, launches first edition in Dubai

ON.DXB is an entertainment festival that is making a debut this November from 21 – 23 at Dubai Studio City – Sound Stages. The event is supported by Dubai Media City and Dubai Film & TV Commission. It is an ideal platform for you to meet likeminded professionals and progress your career as the event covers the four pillars of media and entertainment from FILM, MUSIC, VIDEO and GAME. We have 3 ticket categories, the Industry Arena Pass for AED 950 which is an all-area access to ...

8th Annual Key West Film Festival Announces Official Lineup

Noah Baumbach’s “MARRIAGE STORY” and Destin Daniel Cretton’s “JUST MERCY” to serve as Centerpiece Presentations Previously announced Opening and Closing Night Films – “THE IRISHMAN” and Florida festival Premiere of “WAVES” - Curated by K. Austin Collins of Vanity Fair and Jen Yamato of the Los Angeles Times as part of 5th Annual Critics Focus Program  October 30, 2019, New York, NY –&nb...

exground filmfest 32: Full Program Now Online

exground filmfest I 15 - 24 November I Wiesbaden (Germany) 200 films from 52 countries // 64 premieres // cash and non-cash prizes valued at over 20,000€ // new event location in church crypt The full program for exground filmfest 32 is now available online and advance ticket sales are also now open. From 15 to 24 November, the Wiesbaden-based festival is set to present a total of 200 independently produced short and feature-length films from 52 countries, including 18 w...

The new feature by the Greek director Vassilis Mazomenos in Thessaloniki IFF 2019

  Horme Pictures in a cooperation with Alatas films & Arctos films present «Exile»   Trailer:     Exile, international trailer from Horme Pictures on Vimeo.     Following “Lines”  Vassilis Mazomenos looks into the next day of the Greek crisis through a surrealist drama with elements of black comedy.   Story Aris, a Greek man, becomes a no one in his own country and struggles to recover ...

Top Casino Functions Seen on Films

  Casino gambling has always been attached to glamour and style. Most people believe that visiting casinos belongs to the activity of rich people. Hollywood has created an additional image of the casino world, introducing characters like James Bond who live hard and rapid lives while drinking, gambling, and seducing women. All of that you can watch in the same movie. Over the previous decades, things have significantly changed for the entire community. With the introduction of poker cha...

Universal and DreamWorks Set to Unveil Two New Animated Movies in 2021

  Dreamworks and Universal Animation announced the release of two new animated movies for theatres in 2021. The two films mentioned are “Spirit Riding Free,” which will hit the big screen on 14 th May 2021 and “The Bad Guys,” set to debut on 17 th September 2021. The second film will be replacing “Spooky Jack,” a cartoon film from Universal, which was taken off the release calendar.   Still untitled, the “Spirit Riding Free&r...

The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) 2019: Oren Jacoby on Broadway

  Taking place every year in October, the HIFF is among the biggest events in the film industry. This year, there seems to be a familiar rhythm of narratives about Manhattan, especially in the New York theater industry. The footage from Time Square during the 1970s and late ‘60s would be a great place to start, showing the rats and garbage-filled streets with sex worker promenading in peep shows marquees. In “On Broadway”, his richly illustrated documentary, Oren Jacob...

Hollywood Film Festival Focuses on Social Change

Running at Raleigh Studios from 1st to 6th October, the Hollywood Film Festival’s 22nd event brought together a bevy of talented film creators. This year’s event welcomed cinematic voices from more than 55 countries, serving as a global stage where storytellers can showcase their work. Aside from competition, HFF creates relationships between producers, filmmakers, and other representatives. That creates an open environment in the industry experiencing huge changes in all sector...

Podcast: Todd Phillips: HFPA in Conversation

With critical acclaim, controversy festivals accolades and commercial success: "Joker" finally arrived in theaters and broke some October records. Heewith an audio interview with director Todd Phillips: HFPA in Conversation: Todd Phillips Likes Capturing Mayhem by Kirpi Uimonen Ballestero Read the conversation transcript on HPFA photo by Thierry Sollerot from Vernon (Eure, Hte Normandie), FRANCE - 10-09-2016-21 Todd Phillips, CC0,  ...

Actress Marisa Echeverria Turns Up The Heat In Goliath Season 3 on Amazon Prime

Actress Marisa Echeverria recurs on Goliath Season 3 as Violet Webster, a working class central California resident who in one of the scenes interacts with Patty (Nina Arianda) in an interesting incident on a California Highway. Goliath Season 3 Premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Goliath season 3 will be available to stream today (Friday, October 4) on Amazon Prime Video. In the new series, Billy McBride (played by Billy Bob Thornton), is taking on one of the biggest la...

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