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Ever wondered which are the best movies about gambling

Finding a good movie about gambling that doesn't have those washed-up, vanilla scenes where casino first-timers shower in champagne, have two girls on each arm, throw the winning chips or are bathed in jackpot coins. That is why if you're a real casino-themed movie fan, you will definitely enjoy these non-cliché movies. So, pop some corn, find a comfy position on the sofa and be prepared to watch some state-of-the-art casino movies.   Casino – Martin Scorsese A real...

Is Kristian Nairn the next big brand ambassador?

Some brands will forever be synonymous with their ambassador, the celebrity that has fronted their advertising campaigns. If you need any proof of that head to Gary Lineker’s Twitter page and count how many references to crisps you see in his replies. Choosing the right brand ambassador can make or break the success of an advertising campaign. A thorough vetting procedure needs to be carried out by the brand before signing up a celebrity as one scandal could end up dragging their reputa...

Tehran Short Filmfest announces jurors of int'l competition sections

  Mansour Jahani  - The 35th Tehran International Short Film Festival announced the jury members of international competition section. Krzysztof Gierat from Poland, Virgil Widrich from Austria, Thom Palmen from Sweden, Sari Volanen from Finland, Mick Hannigan from Ireland, Per Fikse from Norway and Mehrdad Oskouei from Iran are jury member of this section. The biographies of juries are as follows:   Krzysztof Gierat: Gierat is a Polish film expert, a graduate of Jagielloni...

The Reel Recovery Film Festival & Symposium at a glance

6th REEL RECOVERY FILM FESTIVAL  Nov 2-8 NYC Filmmakers, Experts & Special Guests - Including renowned author Tian Dayton and Bill W. Documentary Director Kevin Hanlon Schedule:     What:  6th REEL RECOVERY FILM FESTIVAL & Symposium When:  Nov 2-8 Where:  Village East Cinema -181 2nd Ave. at 12th St., New York, NY 10003 Tickets: Available at the door Schedule of Films & Even...

APSA Brisbane Short Film Fund announces the esteemed panel of judges.

  With days left to apply for the APSA Brisbane Short Film Fund, we’re thrilled to announce the esteemed panel of judges. Through support from Brisbane City Council, the Fund will award five $10,000 grants to assist the post-production, or marketing and distribution of Brisbane short film projects. The introduction of the APSA Brisbane Short Film Fund is another integral part of Asia Pacific Screen Award’s commitment to connecting industry and fostering culturally dive...

BURIED ALIVE 2018 Full Schedule and Ticket Info

The full schedule is now up for BAFF 2018 is up at the website and the Facebook page. We've got 7 features, 4 special event screenings, and a ton of shorts. To go with the already announced special events, we have added a special event screening of our friend James Bickert's Amazon Hot Box.   For the main features of the fest, there are 7 films varying in style and tone from absurdist comedy to documentary to extreme horror.   The opening night feature is Joe Badon's ...

What to Consider When Creating a Scientific Animation

    Medical animation is a method that allows you to transform complicated and inaccessible scientific concepts into concise documentaries and digital solutions, which allow you to better communicate the key messages behind your products. However, not all medical animations are created equal. In this article, we discuss what you need to consider when creating medical animation. Who Should You Hire to Create a Scientific Animation? Who you hire to create your scientific animat...

Bond by numbers

Everybody has their favourite 007. But have you ever wondered which Bond was the deadliest assassin, who was the biggest drinker, and which one had the most success with the ladies? Bond in Numbers breaks down all 24 films in the franchise to reveal a range of fascinating facts – from box-office performance to the most-popular theme songs, through cars, gadgets, classic catchphrases and much more. Check out Betway’s guide below and enjoy our secret service. The results will leave...

The best makeup ideas for your film or any other special occasions

  Makeup makes up for a huge part of any girl’s life. For most of the women, no look is complete without makeup. Hence we have brought to you some ideas about easy makeup looks that you can use at different occasions in your life. ●       Everyday Simple Makeup Ideas Most of the women do not want to wear heavy makeup on the everyday bases. Hence it is better to keep the makeup light in a way that it makes you look fresh but does not have to be t...

The Official 2018 Film Selection of the 2018 Adventure Film Festival

Announced Today: The Official 2018 Film Selection   We are thrilled to announce our official selections for the 2018 Adventure Film Festival. Our thirty final picks feature local rising stars, international influencers, and world premieres . . . some will go on to the AFF world tour; all will be shown at our flagship event in Boulder, Colorado. Our award-winning lineup of filmmakers, athletes, and conve...

River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival final call for entries

    OUR 18TH EDITION IS APPROACHING - STAY TUNED!     Our 18th edition is approaching and will take place in Florence, Italy, at Cin...

Exploring Shared Cinematic Universes of Marvel and DC

We have long seen shared cinematic universes used by different movies from Hollywood. You have the Lord of the Rings universe which later gave way to movies like The Hobbits which shared the same universe of magical creatures with characters from the original trilogy. But the idea of cinematic universes has taken to a different level by the movies based out of comic book heroes. Here we have to mention the cinematic universes created by Marvel and DC, which are quite extensive and interweave th...

A look back at the lasting legacy of the Oceans Film Series

There is no doubting that when you enter a Casino there are usually high stakes involved, the thrill of potentially winning big or maybe even losing it all is something that has had punters entering their doors for centuries.   The Casino can be a daunting place, but it is one that offers an air of excitement to go alongside it. Excitement that these days can now be replicated at home thanks to online casino websites who offer a multitude of online slot games for you to test your nerve....

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will honour the memory of the recently deceased Miloš Forman

This year’s 53rd edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will honour the memory of the recently deceased Miloš Forman at its opening ceremony. The opening film of this year’s festival will be Forman’s legendary comedy Loves of a Blonde. The opening concert in front of the Hotel Thermal will include a block of music from the films of Miloš Forman. Audiences will hear the Czech National Symphony Orchestra led by a conductor Libor Pešek perfo...


The Franco-American Cultural Fund announced today the program for the 22nd COLCOA FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL, which will run April 23-30 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles. The event will showcase a record 86 films, television series, digital series and VR programs. 75 of these will be in competition for the COLCOA Awards, including several World, International, North American, and U.S. Premieres. COLCOA is considered the largest festival dedicated to French films and series worldwide. ...

Chen Kaige announced as Jury President of the 3rd International Film Festival & Awards • Macao

The International Film Festival & Awards • Macao (IFFAM) is today delighted to announce that Chen Kaige will serve as International Competition Jury President at the 3rd edition of the festival, which will take place from 8 to 14 December 2018.      The International Competition programme is dedicated exclusively to films by first and second time film makers and includes an award of 60,000 USD for best feature.   Chen Kaige was awarded the 1993 Palme d’Or f...

The truth behind Molly’s Game

    Aaron Sorkin has written quite a few biographical drama films over the past one decade: Steve Jobs, Moneyball, The Social Network. However, quite unlike other screenwriters, rather than paying attention to the fussy details, he’s always keen on the dramatic stories behind his subjects.   It’s a commonly known fact that Mark Zuckerberg was never fostering a bad-breakup grudge when he rose in popularity. However, that plot definitely made for an excellent fi...

Video - Bruno Chatelin, Costa Ferris and Bill Butler (Jaws) Masterclass on Film and Music

Bridges International Film Festival: Masterclass with Bill Butler, Bruno Chatelin and Costa Ferri The Municipal Music School's children choir and the conductor Mr Giannis Nikolopoulos performed a an excellent music program PHOTOS:     Contacts Email 0030697-208-0441 P.O.BOX 70 AGIOI THEODORI, CORINTHIA 20003 Greece Website Facebook Twitter Venue ...

How I worked on making Boyz'n the Hood a Box Office and Oscar success through the Cannes presentation

Very dear memories from my days in Cannes launching Boyz'n The Hood fro Sony  I had the immense privilege to run the marketing at Sony when i received (early 1991) a video tape from Boyz'n The Hood with the Studio suggesting to submit it to Cannes. To our great surprised satisfaction, Gilles Jacob invited the film  (first feature by young John Singleton) into "Un Certain Regard". I started a campaign which remains one of my best prides in marketing several hundre...

How I worked on making Groundhog Day a cult movie in France by Bruno Chatelin

"I am so very proud to see Groundhog Day honored by the academy on its 25th anniversary. I thing it is one of the few films I have worked which have left a social imprint in our society, like Philadelphia, Boyz'n the Hood, Field of Dreams...This one is now totally cult, what a big reward if you rewind a bit, go back in time and remember the big challenge it was for a french audience.   "When I was in charge of the marketing and distribution o...

13th edition of Meetings on the Bridge, organised within the scope of the 37th Istanbul Film Festival on 6-13 April 2018

The 13th edition of Meetings on the Bridge, organised within the scope of the 37th Istanbul Film Festival on 6-13 April 2018, brings filmmakers from Turkey and the neighbouring countries together with professionals from the international industry. While providing an opportunity for filmmakers to hold the first international presentations for their new film projects at Film Development Workshop and Neighbours Platform and films in post-production at Work in Progress, it also aims to pave the way...

Entries are now being called for the 12th Byron Bay Film Festival!

As 2018 marks the 12th edition of the BBFF, we’re planning and looking for great films to highlight at the festival and at our huge outdoor Full Moon beachside screenings. I have attached some information as a link regarding the festival with the idea that it might be of interest to some of your readers, friends or colleagues. Our festival aims to champion the work of talented filmmakers and to give those attending the very best experience that we can    www.bbff...

SFFILM Adds Two Programs to Lineup for 2018 San Francisco International Film Festival (April 4-17)

SFFILM announced today that David Zellner and Nathan Zellner’s Damsel (USA 2018) and Gene Graham’s This One’s For the Ladies (USA 2018) have been added to the schedule for the 2018 San Francisco International Film Festival (April 4–17).   "I'm goin' West, of course!" exclaims Samuel (Robert Pattinson, a hoot), who has enlisted the help of Parson Henry (David Zellner) to save his beloved Penelope (Mia Wasikowska) so that he may propose to her, ...

Movie memories, what James Bond has taught us throughout the years

Picture Source: Den of Geek   For over half a century, Ian Fleming’s 007 agent of her majesty’s secret service, James Bond, has been gracing the screen with his high-octane escapades. Whether played by Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan or, most recently, Daniel Craig, Bond has been an icon of style, sex and suave manliness for practically every man born after the 60s. The archetypical man that “all the women want, and all the men...


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