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The Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum Expands List of Work-in-Progress Projects with New Category for Documentaries

The Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) today unveiled 20 projects shortlisted for its expanded Work-in-Progress (WIP) program that will include feature documentaries for the first time.   WIP, now in its third edition, is an important initiative to help filmmakers find post-production funds, sales agents and film festival support.  It will take place from 18-20 March 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre as part of the 17th HAF.    The expanded W...

What does it take for the Southern Film Industry to thrive?

The New Orleans Film Society Published the Inaugural South Summit Report South Summit Photo Camille Lenain The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) has released a report from its inaugural South Summit, a field-building event in which participants heard directly from filmmakers and thought leaders whose work in inspires new possibilities for a Southern identity and the nation’s understanding of the South.   NOFS organized the inaugural South Summit on October 22, 2018, to map the chall...

The Alliance Française French Film Festival returns for its spectacular 30th season!

      Screening nationally across 7 cities and 3 satellite locations throughout March until mid-April, the Festival, which is presented by the Alliance Française in association with the Embassy of France in Australia and Unifrance Films, will be celebrating this momentous birthday edition with a thrilling selection of 54 feature films and documentaries that are guaranteed to enthral and entertain.   The full programme will be available from today at:  www.aff...

Kenya Launches a screen play competition with KSHS 2M in prize

  As part of initiatives to grow the film industry in Kenya and expand the market of Kenyan films both in Kenya and other markets (Africa and Asia), Ministry of ICT, through Kenya Film Commission (KFC) and Kenya Film School is launching a Film Script Writing Competition.   Apart from the winning prize money, scripts will be pitched to international film producers to explore possibilities of the scripts being turned into full fea...

Göteborg Film Festival presents the 2019 Nostradamus report

  At a seminar today the Göteborg Film Festival's 6th Nostradamus Report - "Relevance in a New Reality" – was presented. The annual report looks into the future of the screen industries 3-5 years from now through research and interviews with industry experts. This year's report, "Relevance in a New Reality", discusses the uncertain future of public funding, major movements on the streaming market, the role of cin...

The Chandler Film Festival Awards have been announced

Chandler Film Festival Winners 2019 Best Student Film: Honey By Adam Alexander Best New Filmmaker: Magali Heram for Zul Best Music Video: Damn Thang By Woodfish Best Experimental Short: The Evolved Spectrum By Adolpho Navarro Best Actor: Jim Gaffigan for You Can Choose Your Family Best Actress: Jillian Attiyah By The Blue Whale Best Animation Film: Sunup By E...

Andrea Romeo appoints Dok Leipzig Leena Pasanen to direct Biografilm Festival starting in 2021

Current director of Dok Leipzig will join the Biografilm team starting 2020 and will head the festival as of 2021.   Biografilm Festival announces a new step towards Europe: Andrea Romeo, Biografilm’s founder and current director, has called Leena Pasanen, director of DOK Leipzig, to head Biografilm starting in 2021. Pasanen will join the team already in 2020 to prepare for a definitive passage of responsibilities in 2021. Andrea Romeo will remain part of...

Göteborg Film Festival TV Drama Vision 2019 programme announced

    We’re delighted   to present the 2019 TV Drama Vision programme's quality speakers, talks and showcases. Among the highlights at this year’s edition are our keynote guests Award winning British tv series writer Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley), BAFTA Award Winning comedy producer Jon Plowman (Absolutely Fabulous), a focus on Italian drama with Nicola Serra from Palomar and Marco Chimenz from Cattleya. As previously announced we will also welco...

Noir City returns to Seattle

The Dark Side of Mid-Century America Feb 15 - 21 at SIFF Cinema Egyptian ...

Paolo Sorrentino’s LORO to open Cinema Made in Italy 2019

  CINEMA MADE IN ITALY will make a welcome return to London’s Ciné Lumière from 26 February – 3 March 2019. Continuing to showcase the best of contemporary Italian cinema, the ninth edition of London’s favourite Italian film festival promises another alluring and diverse programme. This year’s six-day event will kick off with LORO, from the director of The Great Beauty, and centres on Silvio Berlusconi and his entourage. The film stars Paolo Sorrentino...

Alliance Française French Film Festival in Australia turns 30

Electric…Eclectic…Euphoric…With a Line-up Par Excellence…! Each New Year heralds a sense of excitement and never more so than 2019 which marks the 30th anniversary of Australia’s most tantalising multi-cultural movie event, the Alliance Française French Film Festival. Screening at Palace Cinemas across 7 cities and 3 satellite locations throughout March until mid-April, this cherished celebration of French culture will be presented by the Alliance Fra...

Discovering the official image of The official image of Bergamo Film Meeting - BFM 37

Bergamo Film Meeting International Film Festival 37th edition, 9. – 17. /03 Bergamo Film Meeting is coming up and here there are some news: the official image, which will be the protagonist for all the nine days of the Festival, and also the name of the guest animator, to whom is dedicated the complete retrospective.  Cancel all your plans and join us at BFM 37, 9. - 17./03!     Less than two months to...

Introducing Randy Lennox as BANFF's Chair of the Board of Directors

    The Banff World Media Festival is thrilled to announce that Randy Lennox, President of Bell Media, has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors, beginning his role as the Festival marks its 40th anniversary year. He succeeds John Morayniss, President JDM Media Inc. who served as Chair of the Board for three years. "BANFF has a world-wide reputation for diversity, innovation and excellence and it is a distinct privilege to join the board as the Chair," said Lenno...

Singapore government to amend the Copyright Act (CA) to update Singapore's copyright regime

The Singapore government has announced that it will be amending the Copyright Act to update its copyright regime in an effort to support creators and users of video content. A critical part of the suite of amendments includes new enforcement measures to deter retailers from profiting from providing access to content through unauthorised sources such as TV boxes (also known as illicit streaming devices -- ISDs) that enable access to pirated TV channels and video-on-demand content. Louis Bosw...

Find out the film selection and jury for the 9th edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival!

      After a record year in 2018 with 12 million viewings, the coziest film festival in the world is back again this year with 28 features and short films accessible across the globe from January 18 through February 18, 2019! Check out the trailer, the jury, and the film lineup for the world's first online French film festival, organized by UniFrance. Celebrated French and international directors will make up the jury for the 2019 edition of MyFrenchFilmFestiv...

“Lucca Film Festival and Europa Cinema” ed. 2019: open competitions submission

        The Lucca Film Festival and Europa Cinema 2019 are now accepting submissions for the competitions. The international cinema event in question will take place between the 13th and the 21st of April 2019 in Lucca and Viareggio, among other important events organised and supported by the city’s Fondazione Ca...

Cinéma Moderne begins the year with a rich and entertaining program!

January at Cinéma Moderne: The Great Darkened Days - First Stripes - Border - Hale County This Morning, This Evening and much more!   Cinéma Moderne, a proud finalist of the Grand Prix du Conseil des Arts de Montréal 2019, begins the year with a rich and entertaining program! This January will feature such recent releases as Border (Ali Abbasi), which won the Un Certain Regard prize at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, as well as Hale County This Morning, This Evening...

Seeing Music a new film series which celebrates New Orleans’ hometown heroes

The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) announced a new music documentary series titled Seeing Music, which celebrates New Orleans’ hometown heroes by showcasing films by and about New Orleans musicians. Three screenings on February 5th, March 14th, and April 11th will be held in Freda Lupin Memorial Hall at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), all followed by conversations with musicians and filmmakers   The series will kick off on Februa...

Wim De Witte named program director of Film Fest Gent

The 46th Film Fest Gent will run 8-18 October 2019 Film Fest Gent presented the 45th edition of the festival in October 2018. It offered a program with a fine selection of high-quality films, including the opening film GIRL and the winner of the international jury COLD WAR (now in theatres), but also with a lot of 'smaller' films ('First Reformed', 'Hotel by the River', 'Long Day's Journey Into Night') and a series of rediscoverable classics (...

Introducing BANFF's 2019 Content Advisory Board - International industry leaders to guide 40th festival programming

  Announcing our  2019 Content Advisory Board We’re proud to introduce the Banff World Media Festival's 2019 Content Advisory Board, an esteemed group of international industry leaders who will be working with our content team to help guide programming for the 40th anniversary of the festival this June. Jeff Alpern President The Alpern Group ...

Here's the programme for Göteborg Film Festival 2019!

The programme for the 42nd Göteborg Film Festival, the largest film festival in the Nordic countries, has been announced. The festival will show 376 films from 83 countries during 11 intense days, January 25 –February 4. In addition there will be seminars, panels, parties and live music. Göteborg Film Festival hosts the Audentia Award Göteborg Film Festival will host the Audentia Award for 2019. The Award, instigated by Eurimages, has previously been presented at ...

90 years old Moore Stars as THE LADY IN BLACK in the Upcoming Rudolph Valentino Film 'Silent Life'


SushilKumar Agrawal elected as the Director of ‘The Indian Performing Right Society Ltd’

  Sushilkumar Agrawal, CEO of Ultra Media & Entertainment Private Ltd is elected as the Director of ‘The Indian Performing Right Society Ltd’. The Indian Performing Right Society Ltd. (IPRS) is the sole authorized body to issue Licenses permitting usage of the original music by any person or establishment within India. It collects royalties from the users of this music and shares it with its Members i.e. the Author (lyricists), Composer (music directors), Owners (pro...

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