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A few good news from the festival circuit I Bienvenue sur le blog de Bruno avec quelques news en français du circuit des festivals francophones. Laissez moi un commentaire quand vous le pouvez.


The Film Students Guide to Covering US Film Festivals

The most heard of film festival in the USA is the Sundance Film Festival but the U.S has many more to offer. If you’re travelling to the US, or if you’re a film student or just a movie buff here are some of the best US film festivals to check out this year, just make sure you are applying for an ESTA visa so you can spend a fair amount of time touring America. Sundance Film Festival This is the largest cinematic festival that takes place in Utah in the USA every year in janu...

Things you’ll need if you’re going to a European festival this year

Each year there are hundreds of festivals in Europe that are dedicated to art and culture from listening to music at V festival in England to smashing tomatoes at La Tomatina in Spain. There are all types of festivals to check out in lots of different countries and here is a list of things you will need to survive them. Important Documents First of all if you’re travelling abroad to go to a festival you will need to make sure you have an in-date European Health Card and a valid Passpor...

Taking a Trip to Berlin this Year? Must-have Items to Make your Trip as Smooth as Possible

The Berlin Film Festival is one of the world’s most popular movie gatherings. So if you’re a film fan or feel like taking a trip, why not travel to Berlin this year? If you’re thinking of taking a trip to Berlin this year, here are some essential items to pack in your carry-on for the flight – your passport and UKEHIC being the most important. Taking off and Landing If you’re one to suffer when taking off or landing, ear plugs are absolutely essential. They can al...

The Ultimate List of Christmas Comedies to Watch over the Festive Period

With Christmas just a few days away, we’re all getting ready to wind down and enjoy a few days off of work. For many of us this will involve sitting in traffic on the way to the in-laws’ house; avoiding your responsibilities reading Christmas cracker jokes around the table, re-watching the Die Hard box set; or simply spending time with the kids, a bucket of popcorn, and the Christmas comedies you’ve spent the last 12 months waiting for excuse to watch. Well, the wait is almos...

UK and Ireland show record breaking takings over the weekend for Star Wars: The Force Awakens


Best Movie Star Selfies to go on a Canvas

The selfie started out as an internet phenomenon, but now there’s no denying how much of a mainstream trend it has become. You can’t go five seconds without seeing some form of selfie online or on social media, and you’re definitely lying if you say you’ve never snapped one yourself! The selfie revolution has even reached the dizzying heights of Hollywood, where some of the most famous stars from the big screen are eager to try it out for themselves. Below we’ve sel...

Why are gambling films so hard to follow?

      Many movies have been released in the past depicting the lives of individuals in a financial fix attempting to use gambling as an escape. Many of them, like Mississippi Grind, have story lines that are easy to follow. The basic narrative is usually simple as the movies try to show individuals looking to balance the books with several bookies and repair fractured family lives or broken relationships. However, most of the movies fail to make the different kinds of gambl...

The roles of the Fantastic Four

It’s a long time since we last saw the might of the Fantastic Four grace cinemas, but the wait shan’t go on much longer. August 6th will see a brand new cast take on the roles of The Four, with director Josh Trank, recently of Chronicles fame taking the reigns for the latest outing. Have a look at the infographic below and see if you can work out who plays The Thing, The Invisible Woman, Mr. Fantastic and The Human Torch in the latest instalment.    ...

Short Essay about Cannes Film Festival

Every year, in May, there is a world famous event at the French Rivera, when producers, directors, movie stars and other showbiz celebrities from the US and Europe comes to show their new movies and choose the best among them. This event is known as the Cannes Film Festival or Festival de Cannes in French. To avoid any confusion, it has to be said that up to 2002 the Festival had a different name, and was known as the International Film Festival or Festival international du film. ...

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Automata - Proof that Good Science Fiction is Not Extinct

The so-called "science fiction" movies that Hollywood spits out year after year are far from being science fiction - we should refer to them as "fiction", as 90% of the times they have subjects with no connection whatsoever to science. There are notable exceptions, of course - Interstellar was surprisingly good for a blockbuster, I must say, and Transcendence was also an unexpected pleasant surprise - but very few. Luckily not all movies are made in Hollywood, so fans of t...

Casinos in the movies

Casinos have been around for centuries - the term itself has originated in Italy in the 19th century, but gaming houses have been around for much longer than that. The term - and the concept behind it, usually with elegant ladies and gentlemen wasting generous amounts of money at various games - has been used in lots of literary works and movies during the years. Here is a quick selection of a few cinematic creations revolving around this phenomenon.   1. Casino   This is a movie a...

For a great game of slots, visit these places

Slot machines are not the oldest casino games available for players, but surely one of the most popular. In their history of less than 150 years (the first slot machine was built in 1887, the other classic casino games are much older) slot machines have become the most diversified, most colorful and - if luck is on your side 0 the most lucrative casino games of all times, spawning a whole new branch of the gambling industry.   Slots are the most diversified breed of casino games, but not ...

Blockbusters at the slots - Movie-based slot machines

The ad I took after the T2 success in France (Bruno Chatelin) Movies and casinos have a special relationship. On one hand, there are all those movies with casinos as their environment - think Indecent Proposal, Honeymoon in Vegas - or their topic - the most famous being Martin Scorsese's Casino, with Robert De Niro in the leading role.   The relationship goes both ways, though. For one, casinos have movies to thank for a good share of their popularity. Popular charac...

The Rat Pack vs. Clooney & Co - Ocean's Eleven

Sometimes I feel Hollywood has run out of original ideas. In these last few years a good proportion of the movies released were re-makes of forgotten classics. I know, it's easier to make success with a story that has already been well received by the audiences... but please, be a bit more original!   Maybe the best example of Hollywood's re-making tendencies is the case of Ocean's Eleven - a 1960 crime comedy with the Rat Pack in the title roles (Frank Sinatra, ...

AFI FEST 2008 announced the 2008 award winners

AFI FEST 2008 announced the 2008 award winners with Federico Veiroj's ACNE named as the recipient of the Grand Jury Prize for International Feature Competition. Special Mention went to Igor Voloshin's NIRVANA. Kief Davidson's KASSIM THE DREAM took the International Documentary Grand Jury Prize. Special Mention went to Jan Louter's THE LAST DAYS OF SHISHMAREF.   SHORTS Audience award: BUSCO PERSONAS Grand Jury Prize: THE LEGLESS BOY CANNOT DANCE; Special...

Focus from AFI on THREE BLIND MICE: An actor-driven comedy

THREE BLIND MICE 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 1st @ ArcLight Hollywood 10 7:10 p.m. on Wednesday, November 5th @ Mann Chinese 6 Australia’s THREE BLIND MICE resurrects an old-fashioned, actor-centric style of film with both energy and honesty. “I wanted to write a story about people, not politics,” says director Matthew Newton, “a film that examines and celebrates just three of the millions of men and women around the world who get up in the morning and risk thei...

Deep into Canaima - A los Pies de Canaima - Documentary Focus from Paris Latino Fest

Cucurital River In the background, the Auyán-tepui Amazonian Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus coronatus) Lowland Forest In the background, the Auyán-tepui Coporito (Cyphocharax meniscaprorus) DEEP INTO CANAIMA (50') Directed by: Ana Cristina Henríquez Available on DVD: • CreateSpace...

6e édition de Paris Cinéma du 1er au 12 juillet 2008

Initié et soutenu par la Mairie de Paris, présidé par la comédienne Charlotte Rampling, le Festival Paris Cinéma 2008 propose une programmation internationale, riche et vitaminée, ouverte à tous les publics, avec près de 300 projections, 250 films et plus de 200 invités !   Au tarif de 5€ la séance et de 25€ le Paris CinéPass (en vente sur le site internet du festival dès le mois de mai 2008), venez assister à la 6e édition du Festival Paris Cinéma, l'un des événem...

La programmation du 61e FESTIVAL DE CANNES du 14 au 25 mai

Le 61e FESTIVAL DE CANNES se tiendra...à Cannes du 14 au 25 mai.On retrouve dans la compétition les grands habitués palmés du festival tels Eastwood, les frères Dardenne, Kusturiza,Wim Wenders, Steven Soderbergh et une programmation assez brillante. Desplechin, Atom Egoyan, walter Salles et bien d'autres reviennet à Cannes pour notre plus grand plaisir. Les projections hors compétitions des "grosses machines" nord américaines tiendront la croisette en ha...

La programmation du 61e FESTIVAL DE CANNES du 14 au 25 mai

    LES JURYS DU 61e FESTIVAL Jury des longs métrages Sean PENN, Président (Acteur, réalisateur, scénariste américain) Sergio CASTELLITTO (Acteur, réalisateur, scénariste italien) Natalie PORTMAN (Actrice israélo-américaine) Alfonso CUARON (Réalisateur mexicain) Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL (Réalisateur thaïlandais) Alexandra Maria LARA (Actrice allemande) Rachid BOUCHAREB (Réalisateur français)   Jury de la Cinéfondation et des courts métrages HOU Hsiao...

La première bibliothèque du cinéma qui tient dans la poche sera lancée à Cannes par M21 Editions

Les éditions Nouveau Monde et M21 Editions s'allient pour lancer un pack Ciné e-book sur le cinéma au Festival de Cannes Disponible en avant première sur, un lecteur ciné e-book incluant 26 livres autour du cinéma sera disponible le 14 mai 2008 pour l'ouverture du Festival de Cannes. Faisant suite au succès très remarqué du lancement fin 2007 de son pack e-book Cluster21 destiné aux professionnels, puis de son pack Psycho21 en mars dernier, M21 Editions, le précurseur en F...

Talents Cannes Adami 2008

Depuis une quinzaine d'années, l'Adami dans le cadre de son action culturelle et artistique, s'attache à découvrir de nouveaux comédiens et à faciliter leurs démarches auprès des professionnels (producteurs, agents, etc.) en créant pour eux des occasions de rencontres dans des festivals prestigieux.  L'Association Artistique de l'Adami est à l'initiative de l'opération « Talents Cannes », qui propose chaque année à de grands cinéastes de réaliser des  courts métrages a...

Festival du film court « Sortir du nucléaire »

Festival du film court « Sortir du nucléaire » Quinze films sélectionnés par un jury de personnalitésUne tournée de projectionsLe samedi 26 avril 2008 aura lieu à Paris le Festival du film court « Sortir du nucléaire », lors de la 22ème commémoration de la catastrophe de Tchernobyl. Quinze courts métrages seront présentés et primés en public à la salle Jean Dame, 17 rue Léopold Bellan, 75002 Paris, métro Sentier, ligne 3. Rendez-vous à 14 h, entrée libre dans la limite...

Festival du Cinéma de Brive, Rencontres du moyen métrage du

Le 5ème Festival du Cinéma de Brive, Rencontres du moyen métrage du 23 au 28 avril 2008 aux Cinémas Rex   est organisé par la Société des Réalisateurs de Films avec le concours de la Ville de Brive-la-Gaillarde, du Département de la Corrèze, de la Région Limousin, du Ministère de la Culture (DRAC), du CNC, ainsi que de nombreux partenaires, le Festival du Cinéma de Brive, constitue l'unique manifestation européenne de rencontres entre le public et les professionnels, dédiée au ...

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