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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...

Top 6 movies providing entertainment beyond the theatres

If you are a slot enthusiast who loves watching movies, experience the best of both worlds. When you get to online casinos, there are many slot games that are adapted from popular movies. Game developers are able to come up with captivating slots that feature authentic video clips, plus images and music from some films. Now, you will discover that most of the unique and imaginative features that give life to the theme of slot games are found in movie themed slots. Click here for new slot sites...

NatureTrack Film Festival goes virtual in October

WATER IS LIFE – DOZENS OF FILMS IN NATURETRACK FILM FESTIVAL 2020 PROVE IT   Once Local Only Festival Will Now Go Worldwide in Its First Virtual Edition Plan to Spend Ten Days in Nature October 9 through 18     Water is life and the analogy fits the NatureTrack Film Festival as it’s revving back up and filled with films about water in the third annual edition of the NatureTrack Film Festival (NTFF).  Beginning virtually at midnight Friday, October 9t...

Visiting the Toronto International Film Festival

The 45th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF2020) has just been concluded. And it has been an exciting year, to say the least! The prestigious festival is considered to be one of the most important events in modern cinema, and the winner of the annual People’s Choice Awards commonly continues on to be nominated for and often win Best Picture at the Oscars. This year’s People’s Choice winner, “Nomadland”, is a beautiful drama about a woman in her 60&rsq...

San Sebastian Film Festival 2020 - What to know about SSIFF

The 2020 annual San Sebastian Film Festival is currently underway. The Spanish film festival, held in the city Donostia-San Sebastián, is one of the 14 A-class FIAPF festivals. This of course means that it’s quite a big deal for movie fans all over the world! The legendary festival has since its beginning in 1953 seen some important historical cinema moments, such as European premiere of Star Wars, and the international premier of Hitchcock's Vertigo.   The 68th e...

Best Movies To Watch On Netflix At The Moment

  With many other cable network channels potentially struggling to bring an influx of new films onto consumer’s TV due to the global pandemic ensuring that funds are at a premium, Netflix has gone the other way and delivered a host of new films for all their customers this September. This month, Netflix is releasing a host of really high-profile classics in multiple different genres ensuring that there truly is something for everyone on Netflix this month. Today we are creating a l...

15 Facts you did not know about Martin Scorsese’s Casino

The world of mobsters and underground kingpins is terrifying yet exciting. When you’re looking to take a break from browsing casino online ranking, why not enjoy a classic film. The top of Jacek Michałski’s list is the movie, Casino. He’s an avid gambling enthusiast and has a passion for cinema blockbusters, especially those that delve into the casino and gambling industry. Casino Movie The movie Casino is arguably one of Martin Scorsese’s best films that masse...

Miss Willoughby and the Haunted Bookshop starring Nathalie Cox and Kelsey Grammer wraps shooting

MSR Media Producer Philippe Martinez announced today the completion of principal photography of the new mystery-suspense feature film Miss Willoughby and the Haunted Bookshop starring Nathalie Cox (Clash of the Titans, Kingdom of Heaven) and multi-award winner Kelsey Grammer (Transformers: Age of Extinction, “Frasier”). The film is directed by Brad Watson (The 7th Dimension) from a script by Kate Wood (Out of the Ashes), Chad Law (Beyond the Law), and Josh Ridgway (Howlers). Also s...

FNC 49th edition, Unveiling of the opening and closing film 

The 49th Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) will be an evolving edition this year, both online and in person. The FNC is very pleased to announce that SOUTERRAIN by Sophie Dupuis will kick off this very special edition on Wednesday, October 7, while MY SALINGER YEAR by Philippe Falardeau will close out the festivities on Saturday, October 17. SOUTERRAIN OPENS THE FESTIVAL WITH TWO EXCEPTIONAL SCREENINGS  The 49th edition will feature a two-p...

Odesa International Film Festival Introduces a New Programme Called "Visions"

"Visions" will be presented for the first time at the 11th OIFF   Odesa International Film Festival presents a new programme called "Visions". It will be screened for the first at the 11th OIFF, which will take place online from 25 September till 3 October. The 'Visions' section presents films with a distinctive visual narrative and original cinematic approach that has been highly praised at world film festivals such as Cannes, Toronto, Berlinale and other...

Malta Film Commission Launches Screen Malta to Fund Local Film Productions

The Malta Film Commission (MFC) has announced a funding call for local film producers, under the auspices of the recently launched Screen Malta, administering a total annual budget of 600,000 EUR for the development, production and distribution of Maltese audiovisual works. The objective of the Screen Malta is to nurture and back the development and production of Maltese films and scripts (i.e. Feature Films, Short Films (production only), Creative Documentaries, and High Qu...

RIFF announces its exciting 17th edition to be launched in hybrid format on 24th of September

  This year we will explore new technology and use it to bring quality cinema to an even wider audience in Iceland. We are thrilled to bring online screenings to movie lovers across the country to Keflavík, Ísafjörður and Akureyri as well as those who can normally not attend the festival such as those at sea, at hospitals and in prisons. Guests will also be able to enjoy Q&A's, discussions and more with online events. Industry Days will...

Local Sightings Film Festival 2020 Goes Virtual

  10 Days of Films and Special Events Championing Pacific Northwest Film & Media Makers Featuring over 135 short and feature films! September 18-27, 2020   Opening Night with #VanishingSeattle, Artist Spotlights with Neely Goniodsky, Danny Denial, Kiana Harris & BeautyBoiz, Plus NWFF’s 25th Anniversary on Closing Night All programs are pay-what-you-can; $0–25 sliding scale; festival passes are also available on sliding scale, as a part of N...

Top Grossing Films of 2020

2020 has been a very difficult for many and if not all industries due to the global pandemic and Covid-19 ripping apart any plans or targets that the world has. The film industry isn’t excluded from that either, in fact with all movie theatres being shut due to lockdown restrictions and unable to social distance in them so like the rest of the world, the film industry has seen a drop off in grossing films. Today we look at some of the top grossing films of 2020 in which has been a diffic...

Best Films with a Casino Theme

Casino-themed films combine action, suspense, and dramatic action. There’s fast-paced action, suspense, and a battle of wits in the best plots. Movie producers use multiple casino games for these storylines.  As a movie fan, you might never visit a casino to enjoy such games, but you can try these games out, like table games or online slots. Some of the most thrilling movies ever made are based on casino action. These movies are always about risk and dare-devilry from the character...

Which is Daniel Craig’s best James Bond film?

Daniel Craig has now outed as Bond on four occasions, and he has certainly lived up to expectations in the role and with him personally been the Bond I’ve grown up with – he’s made be fall in love with the character and ensures I watched all previous Bond’s from the past. However, we want to see which is his best film and why; we delve deeper into that today.   Daniel Craig’s latest episode of in Spectre was a bit lack-lustre for our liking, starting well w...

Ischia Film Festival is hosting the 18th International Movie Tourism Convention

The eighteenth edition of the Ischia Film Festival is taking place with a hybrid modality: partly in presence, in the wonderful setting of the Aragonese Castle and partly online with 70 audiovisual works being screened on the website www.ischiafilmfestivalonline.it. Started on Saturday, June 27th, the festival is ending on the upcoming July 4th, by exploring the bond between cinema and location, according to the fair’s format. The festival keeps following its path, long-time bound...

Surprisingly Few Films with Only Two Characters

Although there are countless plays written for two actors, surprisingly, very few films feature only two characters. But there are some, and a few of those are simply outstanding. If you like minimalistic and experimental cinema, you will want to check out these two-character movies.     The Sunset Limited   Television movies are rarely as noteworthy as cinema releases, but The Sunset Limited is every bit as good. Written by author extraordinaire Cormac McCarthy, ba...

The Greatest Soap Operas Ever Aired

There are a lot of ways you can determine the best soap operas of all-time but, if you use the number of episodes aired, here are the top five. Are you a fan of soap operas? If so, you have likely spent hours debating and arguing with your friends and family members about the greatest soap opera of all-time. If the number of episodes aired is any indicator, there are some that have separated themselves from the others. According to this infographic, we can easily conclude that the Guiding Li...

Hit Movies That Deal With Cannabis

Many individuals remember stoner movies with fondness. These flicks dealt with cannabis and the accompanying lifestyle. They are entertaining and always good for some laughs. Here's a look at three movies and the history of stoner flicks. History Film experts say a true stoner movie must have weed in the plot. Further, one of the main characters must be a smoker. Indeed, these movies brought cannabis use out in the open. In the 1930s, the motion picture industry banned depictions of dru...

The World’s Most Glamorous Film Festivals and How to Host Your Own

Cinema is, beyond a doubt, a form of art. Telling stories that resonate with audiences and inspire them to do and be better, the best films can have an incredibly positive and poignant impact on the world around them, inspiring us to feel and care about characters and causes. As with any form of art, good movies deserve a place where they can be showcased and enjoyed, in the same vein as paintings in an art gallery or statues in a sculpture park. This is an opportunity that film festiv...

67th Sydney Film Festival in full speed with Virtual Program

  Earlier on Wednesday, the 67th edition of the Sydney Film Festival kicked off with a twist, giving viewers the chance to delight in the best international cinemas from the comfort of their homes. A wide array of international and Australian films was featured online, giving movie lovers great entertainment at the price of a movie ticket. That came alongside conversations with film creators and a panel of different experts. A Little about the Sydney Film Festival Much like the PA lott...

Top 10 movies in which big gambles have paid off

The classic gambling movies out there are many, too many if we are to be factual. But we have succeeded in digging through the archives to come up with the names that are seen as the best 10 gambling movies ever created. Now, you have to know that many gambling movies are not in this list, and you may not even agree that the ones that made this list are the best. We understand that. However, we tried to bring in gambling movies that cover the entire spectrum - from sports betting to casinos. I...

10 Tips On Crowdfunding Your Short Film

When audiences are constantly seeking new entertainment content, there has never been a better time to flex your filmmaking muscles and create a short film. And what better way to cashflow your cinematic creation than through a crowdfunding campaign. If you don’t know what crowdfunding is, what rock have you been hiding under? It’s the most engaging and inclusive approach to getting creative projects made. Gaining you not only essential funds to make your short film, but also an adv...

Hola Mexico Film Festival launches the first-ever: HOLA MEXICO VIRTUAL THEATER

  Providing cinephiles the opportunity to watch the best in Mexican cinema while staying safe at home. 12th edition of Hola Mexico Film Festival to be postponed to September 2020. Los Angeles, CA. May 2020 – Hola Mexico Film Festival proudly presents the Hola Mexico Virtual Theater online film series starting May 21. The festival, which has been postponed until September 2020, wants to help give viewers a chance to see some of the best films that have come out of Mexi...

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