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Taiwan TV Showcase at the Asia TV Forum & Market and ScreenSingapore

On 5 December 2018 (Wednesday), Taipei Multimedia Production Association (TMPA) will host a Taiwan TV Showcase at the Asia TV Forum & Market and ScreenSingapore.   At the event, TMPA will announce an upcoming drama series, Best Interest《最佳利益》, and promote their latest travel programme, Never Ends《溢遊未盡》 where the host starts from USA before travelling to all corners to the world. Cast members of these programmes will be present, including: Wu Tien-Hsi...

Principal photography begins today on MISBEHAVIOUR, a dramedy based on the true story of the 1970 Miss World contest

Principal photography begins today on MISBEHAVIOUR, a dramedy based on the true story of the 1970 Miss World contest and its disruption by the newly founded Women’s Liberation Movement.  The film will shoot in and around London over the next nine weeks. In addition to the previously announced cast of Keira Knightley (in the role of SALLY ALEXANDER), Gugu Mbatha Raw (as JENNIFER HOSTEN) and Jessie Buckley (as JO ROBINSON), new members of the ensemble announced today include Oscar nomi...

Herzog will be awarded the Prix Raiffeisen Maître du Réel at next Visions du Réel, International Film Festival, Nyon

Visions du Réel, International Film Festival, Nyon, will pay tribute to one of the world’s major filmmakers during its 50th edition. It is Werner Herzog who will be awarded the Sesterce d’or  Prix Raiffeisen Maître du Réel during the 2019 edition of the Festival (5—13 April 2019). In partnership with the Cinémathèque suisse and the ECAL, several events are being organised to give the audience the opportunity to meet the legendary film di...

Launch of the 22nd Edition of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS

  For the 22nd edition of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS (Feb 8 – 11, 2019) – EFP’s high profile programme for internationally most promising European acting talents at the Berlin International Film Festival – the EFP member organisations have nominated 29 European actresses and actors of which 10 will be selected by an expert jury. The nominees have qualified for this important stepping stone in their career by already starring in their first leading roles and receivin...

Highlights from the 4° Edition of the YEREVAN SALENTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018

              Salento Cinema, a no-profit association, presents an eclectic selection of independent films that tell stories of ordinary people or  films that explore familiar stories in greater depth. All films are Armenian Premiere. On November 28th and 29th, the Naregatsi Art Institute will host for the fourth time the Salento International Film Festival. The following feature films will be screened as part of the festival: Imperfect Age by...

Look out for a brand new fest in Melbourne: Paracinema Fest... Opening this month!

  Paracinema Fest is the latest festival to claim space in Melbourne's thriving cinema scene, and it’s here to open the city's film lovers' eyes to new boundary-pushing genre films from Thursday 29 November to Wednesday 5 December. Embracing all forms of transgressive visual media culture, Paracinema Fest is the mutation of high and low art, conjoining cinema academia with (not) guilty pleasure films and everything in between. The ina...

New Media Film Festival networking event around the Distribution Experiencce

    THE DISTRIBUTION EXPERIENCE MEET FILM DISTRIBUTORS & PROFESSIONALS FROM TOP COMPANIES   with Guest Speakers   SYDNEY LEVINE Founder of FilmFinders, formerly International Distribution for 20th Century Fox   PETER BELSITO Founding member of the Independent Feature Project (IFP - now know as FilmIndependent), partner in FIlmFinders   AFM SPEAKER ALUM SUSAN JOHNSTON President of Select Services Films, Inc., and f...

Boston International Kids Film Festival Presented Over 50 Films Made For, By and About Kids

The 6th annual Boston International Kids Film Festival (BIKFF) wrapped at the Somerville  Roughly 40% of the films being screened were student-made, with the producers and directors being 18 years or younger.   An awards ceremony has been held Saturday at 5:30pm at Orleans Restaurant across  from the Somerville Theatre. In 2018, the Festival will present awards for Best Documentary, Best Short, Best International, Best Student Film, Best Student Documentary, and Audience Choice...

25th anniversary Sedona International Film Festival, Feb. 23-March 3, 2019

More Films Than Ever Before Have Been Submitted for Consideration A full lineup of 160 films – selected from more than 1400 entries – evening events and parties, workshops and very special guests from the film industry will highlight the 25th anniversary Sedona International Film Festival, Feb. 23-March 3, 2019.             Advance-sale passes and ticket pages go on sale Nov. 20.        &nb...

Line up of Speakers at The Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF)

The Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) today announced the addition of CuriosityStream’s Chief Content Officer, Steve Burns, to a largely fresh line-up of C-Level Executives. As Chief Content Officer for CuriosityStream, Burns is responsible for CuriosityStream's entire library of original productions and acquisitions, including award-winning titles and series such as “Stephen Hawking's Favorite Places” and “David Attenborough's Light On Earth”. Curios...

A Festival of Dreams Comes to Brooklyn December 8

    Brooklyn, NYC: Sunday, December 8, 2018. New York City film director Jeffrey Wengrofsky, curator of the award-winning Secrets series of film festivals, will bring Secrets of the Deep: DREAMS on FILM, a short film festival fully dedicated to exploring relationships between cinema and the dream experience to Film Noir Cinema (122 Meserole Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY).  Ten films were selected from among 415 international submissions.  The program includes films by Do...

Stockholm Fest to present the biggest film prize in the world – the Stockholm Impact Award worth 100 000€ + the Weiwei art

For the fourth year in a row, Stockholm International Film Festival and the City of Stockholm have the honor to present the prestigious Stockholm Impact Award. Together with a cash prize of one million SEK, the winning director receives a unique award designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. This year’s winner will be announced at the film festival’s official award ceremony, on Friday, November 16th at 5:00 pm at Social At Six in Stockholm. Photo: Stockholm Impact Award,...

2018 Nihilist Film Fest Comes to Lyric Hyperion Theater

  For the twentyith year, the Nihilist Cultural Foundation presents the Nihilist International Film Festival. This year’s evening of films will be presented at the Lyric-Hyperion Theater. The show will start at 7:30 pm on Sunday, December 16. The festival includes two hours of short films from around the country and around the world. The films range from troubling to hilarious, from profound to completely silly. Pretty much, something for everyone (except children and clergy). ...

Les Arcs Film Festival : Selection revealed!

It's getting real...Last night at the Monnaie de Paris, we held the presentation cocktail of the Festival. Because it's almost time! D-37 before seeing you in the theatres, on the ski slopes of Les Arcs, or in O'Chaud. It's still a little over a month from now, but time has come for the big reveal!   THE OFFICIAL JURY The names of the Feature Film and Short Film Juries have been announced. The director Ruben Östl...

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival announces full Program, including Launch Film ALIEN NATION

  For its fifth year, Other Worlds will have more great SciFi features and shorts from around the globe, more filmmakers and special guests, and some big retro films, including 2018 Launch Film: the 30th anniversary screening of ALIEN NATION, starring James Caan and Mandy Patinkin.     “There couldn’t be a timelier opportunity to screen ALIEN NATION,” says Bears Rebecca Fonté, OWA Founder and Artistic Director, “a film that looks at how Amer...

In Memoriam: STAN LEE

Hollywood Foreign Press Association remembers and celebrates Stan Lee, writer, editor, creator of worlds - and presenter at the Annual Grants Gala. Share on TwitterShare on PinterestCopy URL   YORAM KAHANA/HFPA ...

ARTEKINO FESTIVAL returns for a third edition December 1 – 31, 2018

ArteKino Festival, the free online film festival created by ARTE and Festival Scope, continues its mission to support European arthouse cinema. For this third edition, from December 1 to 31, ten films—including 5 directed by women directors—will represent a snapshot of the diverse and eclectic nature of contemporary European cinema. Viewers from 45 European countries will be able to explore a rich selection of films by established directors and ambitious first-time filmmake...

Get ready for the 34th International Short Film Festival Berlin 2018 20 - 25 November 2018

We threw ourselves into it again, viewed over 5000 submissions during a long, hot summer, tracked-down great shorts at festivals all over the world and will soon be presenting more than 400 films in 52 impressive thematic programs from 20 November. All over Berlin – from Mitte to Kreuzberg, Prenzlauer Berg, Wedding and Neukölln. Meanwhile, we finally indulged in a new website that actually looks good on mobile phones! Get your tickets! Tickets for our big events as ...

The International Film Festival & Awards • Macao (IFFAM) today announced its programme

The International Film Festival & Awards • Macao (IFFAM) today announced its programme.   Opening with the gala premiere of Peter Farrelly’s Green Book on Saturday 8 December the IFFAM will run until Friday 14 December.   Continuing to showcase the best of Asian and international cinema the programme includes 11 competition films including Sundance breakout The Guilty, directed by Gustav Möller, TIFF’s Midnight Madness hit The Man Who Feels No Pain by Vasa...

The 56th Viennale wrapped with the gala screening of the film EL ÁNGEL by Luis Ortega and an increase in admissions

The 56th Viennale comes to an extremely successful close today with the gala screening of the film EL ÁNGEL by Luis Ortega. The number of visitors increased to 93,200 compared to 91,700 in 2017. “I’m overwhelmed by the energy and warmth of this Viennale edition, which is very special to me because it’s my debut as director of the festival”, says Eva Sangiorgi. “This special atmosphere that all our guests have talked about creates lasting ties with the city...

RIP Francis Boespflug

One of our friends in the french industry, just passed away, and a great golfer I always enjoyed playing with.  Francis died at 70! Cofounder of Pyramide with is wife Fabienne Vonier, former star programer with Gaumont, in these old days where Pierre Edeline his colleague at UGC was ruling the world of distribution tightly! Managing director at Warner France theatrical division where he was also overseeing productions in France, President at Pyramide Productions when his wife died, in ...

6th Annual Miami International Children's Film Festival

      OPENING NIGHT PARTY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 at 5:00 PM   Join us on the Pe...

New Team to Launch STIFF - Seattle's Transmedia & Independent Film Festival 2019

          After a long run Will Chase, Warner Boutin and Timothy Vernor are leaving the STIFF core team but will remain involved as Board Members. Wendy Gonzalez remains on the team and is leading the effort to recruit new members and bring them up to speed. We have several new members ...

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