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4th “Beyond Borders” Castellorizo Festival: a Celebration of cinema and culture

“Beyond Borders” Castellorizo Festival: a Celebration of cinema and culture for the 4th consecutive year on the edge of the Aegean Sea The 4th “Beyond Borders” International Documentary Festival in Castellorizo is here one more time with the aim of “bringing the world to Castellorizo and taking Castellorizo to the world”! From August 25 to September 1st, “Beyond Borders” is going to make Castellorizo once again a meeting point for the best history...

The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) returns for its 23rd year from 16 October to 1 December

The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) returns for its 23rd year from 16 October to 1 December, with a massive national tour in Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and Melbourne, plus a FREE program in Adelaide. In 2018, more than 30,000 moviegoers attended JFF screenings nationally, enjoying a variety of cinematic delights, from the hottest newly-released feature titles alongside cult, anime, drama, documentaries and much more. The 2019 Festival program will feature a carefully curated selection of...

Dark Star Pictures has acquired North American rights to action thriller THE PREY

  Dark Star Pictures has announced today that it has acquired North American rights to action thriller THE PREY. The company is planning an October theatrical release followed by VOD and DVD release. The film has excited audiences and critics at festivals including: Busan International Film Festival 2018, BFI London Film Festival 2018, Hawaii Film Festival 2018, Night Visions, and most recently Fantasia Film Festival 2019. Loosely based on Richard Connell's sto...

How Streaming is Changing Entertainment Consumption

How we entertain ourselves has evolved. One moment we were hunting to survive, next we are playing cards and finally, we are watching movies and binging on TV shows. However, it is not just what we do to keep us entertained that has changed throughout time. How we access entertainment has changed too.   Once upon a time, there were only a handful of TV channels and much fewer box office releases. This developed into cable TV with hundreds of channels, shows and movies at our fingertips &n...

5 famous horse racing movies

  Creating a list of the best of anything is never easy. People can have vastly different opinions on this matter and it is very difficult to get a large number of people's agreement on this. However, we tried to come up with a list of movies below that are generally regarded as the best horse racing movies.  1- Black Beauty This film recounts the journey of 'Black Beauty who goes through the hardships of life but ultimately secures a happy retirement in the country. The f...

3 films from my Best for Fests selected at Bozeman Film Celebration

Make no mistake about  this new festival; it will soon become one of the best festival experience a filmmaker can have....Imagine Montana in summer, warm and passionate festival team, great company of other filmmakers and a fabulous film line up. (including Dave Grusin, not enough time, Sharkwater Extinction and The Creepy Line) PS rumor has it Jeff Bridegs will return for the second time and second edition. Thanks for your trust Dude! Get ready for Bozeman, Montana for the Second Annual ...

Top 10 books every teenager should read

Reading will never go out of fashion. What might be going out of fashion, however, is the ability to mentally process long reads, that is, coherent texts that exceed 1 page in length. With social media, our attention span shrinks, and the information is raced to be delivered in the most concise verbal form, usually accompanied by multimedia content to convey the message.   Reading is good for your health – research attests. Reading is a type of cognitive activity that helps develop ...

Anthony Wong is the special guest of the 21st edition of the Far East Film Festival!

26th April/4th May 2019 – Udine – Teatro Nuovo e Visionario FAR EAST FILM FESTIVAL 21    ALL ABOUT ANTHONY Hong Kong superstar Anthony Wong, the FEFF 21 special guest, to receive the Golden Mulberry for Outstanding Achievement Award!, with screening of both his film debut and the most recent Still Human, multi-nominated for the HK Film Awards.      He featured some absolute masterpieces, such as Johnnie To’s The Mission, as well as some bri...

PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger to keynote at BANFF 2019

      The Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) is proud to announce Paula A. Kerger, President and Chief Executive Officer of PBS – the largest non-commercial media organization in the U.S. - will be a featured keynote speaker at BANFF this June as part of the festival’s 40th Anniversary SUMMIT SERIES. Speaking to the role of the modern public broadcaster, Ker...

Filmmaker panels SLO Fest San Luis Obispo

There will be two filmmaker panels this year. These panels are designed to actually deliver some useful, actionable info and not just be talking for panel participants’ talking sake. And the second panel will be done in a “town-hall” format which means if you come, then you are a part of it.    Indie Film PR and Distribution: A Crash Course WHEN: Saturday, March 16 at 9:00AM-10:15AM LOCATION: Filmmaker Lounge Moderator: John Wildman Panelists: Don...

Three 90s Films to Watch Again

The 1990s was something of a golden era for Hollywood. The top talent included everyone from Leonardo DiCaprio through to Claire Danes, Helena Bonham Carter, Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow and Johnny Depp, meaning our screens were aflame with thespian charisma and beautiful faces.    A trip to the local cinema was guaranteed to offer up something good, with plenty of gripping and original movies making their way onscreen. Franchises had not yet stolen away the individuality of the many...

IFP Announces Jeffrey Sharp New Executive Director To Lead the Organization

"I am tremendously honored to be joining the IFP as its new Executive Director," said Sharp.  "IFP has had an enormous impact on the independent film industry in New York and around the world for the past forty years.  I am excited to begin working with the talented IFP team, IFP members and alumni as we continue to explore new opportunities and...

22nd edition Bermuda's BIFF 2019 adds VR Immersion

      22nd edition of the festival to be held March 10-17, 2019   The Bermuda International Film Festival (BIFF) and Hub Culture have announced the creation of BIFF Immersive, a new category for virtual reality, augmented reality and gaming as part of the Festival. Full Fest line up ! Do not miss favorite (from our Best for Fests selection) Sharkwater Extinction playing  Sat March 16 at 2pm  (VENUE - EARL CAMERON THEATRE, CITY HALL)  ...

Hotel Mumbai Excites Manchester Film Festival Ahead Of Official Release

Manchester Film Festival has been delighting British fans of independent cinema this week. Now in its fifth year, the festival - which happens in the Great Northern Warehouse of Manchester, England - has extended its running time to a full week rather than its usual long weekend, such has been the level of interest and number of film submissions it has received for 2019. More than one hundred and fifty films were scheduled to be shown over the course of the week, spanning the full range of ge...

From Lady Gaga to Britney Spears: chronicling the best and worst musicians who swapped stage for screen

Roll out the red carpet, strike your best pose and get your acceptance speech ready. From Lady Gaga to Britney Spears, Betway's infographic uses the Oscars and Razzies to chronicle the best and worst musicians who swapped stage for screen.         It’s awards season. For an actor, there’s no greater recognition for a performance than winning an Academy Award, which have celebrated the year’s best films since 1929. And for ones that have misse...

Bernardo Bertolucci and Paolo and Vittorio Taviani were celebrated at the 2019 ‘’Los Angeles, Italia - Film Fashion & Art Fest

This Year's Event is Dedicated to the Italian-American Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola on the Occasion of His 80th Birthday   Legendary masters of cinematic arts Bernardo Bertolucci and Paolo and Vittorio Taviani will be celebrated at the 2019 ‘’Los Angeles, Italia - Film Fashion & Art Festival’’ launches here one night before the Academy Awards®. The Annual event, at the TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood, will be inaugurated on Sunday Feb 17 with t...

Tribute to actor Michael Shannon at FICCI 59

          With two Oscar nominations and after a 26-year artistic career, Shannon has become one of the most outstanding theater, film and television actors in the United States. With 91 films under his belt, he has shared the screen with Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Bill Murray, Will Smith, Tom Cruise and Kevin Spacey under the direction of some of the greats like Oliver Stone, Michael B...

Inaugural Chinese Film Week Comes To Sydney

      Bringing FREE critically-acclaimed Chinese cinema to Event Cinemas George St. film fans in Sydney, the first ever Chinese Film Week (27 Feb to 3 Mar) promises hi-octane action, edge of your seat suspense and gripping drama in a carefully curated program of films set to enthrall Australian audiences. The brainchild of the Sydney China Cultural Centre, Chinese Film Week aims to build a better understanding of Chinese culture through the art of cinema, whilst showcasin...

The Berlinale Coverage from 2018 is online

This was our coverage from 2018, happy to share coverage from 2019. Reporting from Berlin on the 69th edition February 7 -17, 2019 Our team of festival ambassadors and reporters brought you the dailies from the Berlin Film Festival and European Film Market and keep an eye on past editions archives. WATCH OUR VIDEO COVERAGE TRAILERS INTERVIEWS AND AMBIANCE #berlinale I Berlinale 2019 I  Berlinale 2018 I I&nb...

Four Hot Miami Film Locations

Thanks to its stunning landscape, photogenic art deco architecture and awesome natural lighting all year round, Miami is one of the most popular spots in the world for filming TV shows and movies. From film classics such as Scarface to massive TV hits like Miami Vice, there have been several well-loved films and shows produced and put together in Miami’s diverse, vibrant setting. We’ve put together a list of some of the most famous locations – do you recognize any of the m...

BANFF and the Rockie Awards are proud to announce the festival's 2019 Grand Jury

          Allison Page President - U.S. Programming and Development HGTV, Discovery, Inc. Alice Webb Director, BBC Children's and BBC North BBC           Carolyn Newman Director, Scripted Co-License & Original TV Netflix           Céline Payot-Lehmann Head of International Distribution Arte France ...

Bergamo Film Meeting 2019 to offer tributes to Jean-Pierre Léaud and Mariusz Wilczyński

Bergamo Film Meeting reaffirms its interest in animation cinema by presenting a national preview of the complete works by Polish director, animator, painter, cartoonist and performer Mariusz Wilczyński. This section complements the already announced tribute dedicated to Jean-Pierre Léaud, iconic actor of the French Nouvelle Vague, as well as François Truffaut's alter ego and privileged interpreter of European auteur cinema since the late 1950s; the Pasolini and the Arabian N...

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