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35th Annual KidFilm® Family Festival announces the schedule of events

The USA Film Festival announces SCHEDULE OF EVENTS for the 35th Annual KidFilm® Family Festival January 19-20, 2019   DALLAS – The USA Film Festival announces the schedule of events for the 35th Annual KidFilm® Family Festival taking place Saturday, January 19 and Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas.  All programs will be presented FREE to the community.   K...

Aurangabad International Film Festival (AIFF) to open its 6th edition

Aurangabad International Film Festival (AIFF) made announcement of its 6th edition to be held from 9th to 13th January, 2019 in the city of Aurangabad, known world over for famous Ajanta and Ellora caves. Siraj Syed, the India Correspondent for, a member of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics will  serve on the jury. He is a Film Festival Correspondent since 1976, Film-critic since 1969 and a Feature-writer since 1970. @SirajHSyed The 6th Auran...

SRFF2019 - The 6th edition of the Socially Relevant Film Festival is coming up!

The past editions of SRFF have confirmed to us the need to shine the spotlight on values that are important in our society. We witnesses daily how the media legitimizes racism, bigotry, homophobia, xenophobia, misogyny, ageism and sexism.   And, we witness too how independent filmmakers take upon themselves the responsibility of using the powerful medium of cinema to counteract these negative waves by telling socially relevant stories about real people and socially responsible citize...

22nd annual New Orleans French Film Festival will be held between February 15 - 21, 2019

      THE 22ND ANNUAL NEW ORLEANS FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL A CELEBRATION OF CONTEMPORARY AND CLASSIC FRENCH CINEMA FEBRUARY 15 - 21, 2019, AT THE PRYTANIA THEATRE   The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) announced that the 22nd annual New Orleans French Film Festival will be held between February 15 - 21, 2019, once again at the historical Prytania Theatre. Last year, the festival reached a record audience of about 4000 attendees and NOFS ex...

The Bozeman Film Celebration announces the new Ted Turner Award for the film that most encourages environmental stewardship

  BOZEMAN, MONTANA….the TED TUNER AWARD is a $5,000 cash award given to the film that most inspires environmental stewardship. The film will be screened at BZN International Film Festival June 6-9, 2019.   We were thrilled that Mr. Turner attended the opening night of last spring’s inaugural BZN International Film Festival (which featured Jamie Redford’s Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution), and deeply appreciate Mr. Turner’s comment: “As a film-lover...

Focus Interview with Ingrid Jean-Baptiste, Founder of the Chelsea Film Festival

  The Chelsea Film Festival takes place in New York at the SVA Theatre each October. This international film festival founded by French actress Ingrid Jean-Baptiste, is dedicated to supporting emerging and independent films from around the world. We asked Ingrid a few questions about the festival... What led you to start the Chelsea Film Festival? Ingrid Jean-Baptiste : After a dreadful car accident on September 5th of last year, my acting c...

Jeannie Epper, Melissa Stubbs, and Lisa Hoyle to be honored at Artemis Women In Action Film Festival

Jeannie Epper, Melissa Stubbs, and Lisa Hoyle Artemis Women In Action Film Festival Proudly Announces Three World Class Stunt Honorees for Their 5th Edition. “ . . . I wouldn’t have wanted another job. I was chasing cowboys and jumping off buildings. That’s what I wanted to do. My dad wasn’t very happy. He was going to bring me up a lady. But when he died, he told his caregiver (and I can say this now that my brothers and sisters are all passed) that he wishe...

FOCUS ASIA - All Genres Project Market] The third edition will be held in Udine from 30th April to 2nd May 2019. Deadline: 15th

FOCUS ASIA All Genres Project Market 2019 The perfect event for the film industry, where the Far East meets Europe.   The third edition will be held in Udine from 30th April to 2nd May 2019. Deadline for submissions: 15th February 2019     UDINE – After a successful 2018 edition, the third edition of FOCUS ASIA All Genres Project Market, dedicated to “the films of tomorrow”, with a strong co-production and co-financing potential in Europe or in Asi...

30 days to go: Watch the teaser for MyFrenchFilmFestival 2019!

30 days out from its opening, MyFrenchFilmFestival, the world's first online French film festival, unveils its teaser!   Live out the most amazing stories from the comfort of your own home! The best of new generation French cinema online returns in 30 days' time. From January 18 through February 18, 2019, around thirty French films will be available for you to watch and enjoy in your own living room.   Take a look at the 2018 Report for all the de... has launched, as a new platform to screen festival films is an online film festival that showcases and rewards independent films from around the world.  The next festival will run for the whole of December. What happens when someone raves about a film at a festival? You miss it! We estimate that 200,000 films are screened at festivals each year. Most are never seen again. So why aren’t they online? That is exactly what is addressing. The festival begins on December 1 and runs through to December&...

Introducing: Scenario by PR veterans Steven Wilson Ron Hofmann and Hayley Scheck Antonian

This week marks the start of a new communications company called Scenario. The new PR firm launcehed by Steven Wilson Ron Hofmann and Hayley Scheck Antonian embarks on a journey of providing the excellent PR, marketing and communications service that you would expect from each of the veterans co founders, combined with the nimble, client-focused, care, creativity and resourcefulness you would expect from a boutique firm.   Steven Wilson mentionned " We have partnered with reno...

Events at Scandinavia House in New York: Winter 2019 Schedule

This winter, Scandinavia House brings a new array of Nordic art, film, music, literary, and kid-friendly events programming to New York! Our upcoming events include three new film series: "Nordic Oscar Contenders," with screenings of this year's Nordic films chosen for the 2018 Best Foreign Language Film; "Lumberjacks and Logrollers: Icons of Finnish Cinema," a survey of Finnish lumberjack films created from the 1920s onward that showcases Finland's r...

The Overlook Film Festival will return to New Orleans for its 3rd edition

    The Overlook Film Festival, a four-day celebration of all things horror will return to New Orleans for its 3rd edition, taking place May 30 through June 2, 2019. The festival will showcase exciting work in new and classic horr...

Highlights from the Children's Film Festival Seattle running January 24-February 9

  Northwest Film Forum is getting ready to roll out the red carpet for its 2019 edition of Children's Film Festival Seattle — the largest and most respected festival of its kind west of the Mississippi. The annual festival for Seattle children and families will celebrate its next edition with 146 films from 39 countries The theme of the 2019 festival is “Be The Dream”     ...

Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFME) moves from June to September 24-29, 2019

Everyone jumps the gun every once in a while. AFME did so and overlooked an important event - Globalquerque - happening September 19-21, 2019. Going on year 15 of their incredible event, we prefer to support and not hinder attendance or programming in any way. Globalquerque has been so good for our city and we look forward to collaboration and cross-promotions.   THEREFORE........ Mark you calendar for the Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFME) as we move from June to&n...

Internationally renowned film makers guest at 11th edition of Go Short

The promising filmmakers Jacqueline Lentzou and Bálint Kenyeres are special guests during the 11th edition of Go Short - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen. Both filmmakers are seen as rising stars and have received several international awards for their films. Jacqueline Lentzou won the award for most promising film talent in Cannes last May and Bálint Kenyeres was selected vor the competition of the Locarno Film Festival. Go Short, the festival that takes place from the...

The 19th edition of Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) and 8th ScreenSingaporeconcluded on a positive note

The 19th edition of Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) and 8th ScreenSingapore, Asia’s leading entertainment content market and conference, ended on a strong note on 7 December 2018 with the biggest-ever representation from the international content industry. Yeow Hui Leng, Group Project Director of ATF and ScreenSingapore commented, “Asia continues to garner more eyeballs not only being a global growth leader in media and entertainment industry, but also for the myriad of content,...

The 3rd International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM) opened with Green Book

The 3rd International Film Festival & Awards•Macao (IFFAM) was unveiled with a grand opening ceremony at the Macao Cultural Centre at 7 p.m. tonight. Held from 8 to 14 December, the Film Festival presents over 50 films for audiences under the theme “A New Avenue to the World of Films”.  Film industry professionals from home and abroad are also coming together for the IFFAM Industry Hub, which unfolds tomorrow (9 December) for three days. More than 800 guests attended t...

Fyre Festival reality? 8 lawsuits and a new documentary ...first look on the Netflix Doc

Fyre Festival was a music festival scheduled to take place on the Bahamian island of Great Exuma over two weekends in April and May 2017. Organized by Fyre Media founder Billy McFarland and rapper Ja Rule as a luxury music festival to promote the Fyre music booking app, the event was promoted on Instagram by "social media influencers" including socialite and model Kendall Jenner, model Bella Hadid, model and actress...

Artekino festival 2018 kicked off the december online program

ARTEKINO FESTIVAL: The selection of the third edition - from 1st to 31st December, 2018   24 weeks by Anne Zohra Berrached (Germany)     Flesh memory by Jacky Goldberg (France)   For some inexplicable reason by Gábor Reisz (Hungary)   Crater by Silvia Luzi et Luca Bellino (Italy)   L&rsqu...

That's a WRAP on the 24th annual Cucalorus Festival!

    Giddens, Superchunk and Brügger share new works at 24th annual Cucalorus Festival Festival continues tradition of offering wide range of genre-mixing programs The dust has settled from five days of spirited celebration in downtown Wilmington after the 24th annual Cucalorus Festival closed on Sunday, November 11. Hundreds of creative leaders, innovators, and artists took the stage to share stories and explore new collaboratio...

Bergamo Film Meeting Previews: Nouvelle Vague Iconic french actor Jean-Pierre Léaud at BFM37

Jean-Pierre Léaud, iconic actor of the French Nouvelle Vague, is the protagonist of the retrospective of Bergamo Film Meeting 37th edition. As usual, the Festival will feature the sections Competition - Exhibition and Close Up, respectively highlighting the latest trends and emerging authors in fiction and documentary cinema. Once again supported by the European Union through the MEDIA sub-program of Creative Europe, with the upcoming edition Bergamo Film Me...

Turkish Film Week returns to London 12-16th December

A rich panorama of new and recent feature film successes from Turkey will be unveiled on the Strand with seven special screenings bringing box-office hits, festival award-winners and "Oscar" candidates from Wednesday 12th December until Sunday 16th December, as an appetiser for a larger film event in 2019. Turkish Film Week opens with the British premiere of PLANE TREE, selected at Antalya and screened during the Berlinale, a family drama set in a remote village in Kars in the...

Sparrow Film Project announces its nominees

The SPARROW FILM PROJECT is an annual short-film film festival that challenges first-time and established filmmakers to create three-minute films in three weeks. For each edition, filmmakers are guided by a unique set of criteria based on a new theme, and each team draws a random assignment from a hat. Since its’ inception, The Sparrow Film Project has championed films that display a high-degree of craft and ingenuity, while imbued with wonder and quirkiness.--   ...

ILLUMINATE is launching a year-round CineMatters Series

ILLUMINATE is launching a year-round CineMatters Series, a curated collection of single night screenings of the year’s best conscious films paired with exciting events, immersive Reel Healings, illuminating panels and/or spotlight guests.   Additionally, in 2019, we will launch a digital screening series of conscious films for our global membership.   While I’m on sabbatical, our wonderful and capable managing director, Morgan Richmond, will take the reins, and our pa...

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