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Vesoul Fest founders honored at Busan

Vesoul Martine and Jean Marc Therouanne were honored for their contribution to asian cinema at Busan Film Fest ...

The 11th CinEast festival Luxembourg kicks off today

  The 11th edition of CinEast, the Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg, opens today at the Neimënster cultural centre with the vernissage of the “Identities” photography exhibition and the Opening ceremony with the film Ruben Brandt, Collector by Milorad Krstić. Held from 4 to 21 October 2018, the festival will present more than 110 screenings of 64 features and over 50 short films from 20 countries of the former Eastern bloc, taking place...

Lineup and special honorees for this year's Evolution Mallorca Film Festival, to run October 25 - 31

7th ANNUAL EVOLUTION MALLORCA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL October 25th - 31st, 2018 This year the festival will honor esteemed actors Mads Mikkelsen and Marisa Paredes, and Academy Award nominated filmmaker Tobias Lindholm. The festival continues to grow and become a world class European destination event, and I hope you will consider coverage of the festival and/or th...

Kalamunda's Zig Zag Festival returns this Spring

    The annual Zig Zag Festival has been a renowned celebration of community creativity and as a showcase for arts and heritage in the Perth Hills for over thirty years. After being rested for consultation and review, a reinvigorated festival will once again bring the carnival atmosphere back in a bigger and better way. Festival co-director Celia Cheffins said the festival had been transformed. "This is a community gathering t... Announces October Dates for their 6th Short Film Awards

      For Immediate Release   2nd October, London, UK- The 6th Discover Film Awards will take place in London from 4th-7th October. There will be daily screenings at The Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square, an opening night party at Somerset House and a closing night and awards event at The Hospital Club in Soho.  &nbs...

First announcements of the 41st Denver Film Festival – October 31-November 11, 2018

   The 41st Denver Film Festival will feature director Jason Reitman in-person with the presentation of Columbia Pictures' The Front Runner, about Colorado's most famous Senator, Gary Hart   The Denver Film Festival (DFF), produced by Denver Film Society (DFS), announced today its first slate of films, including the Red Carpet presentation of THE FRONT RUNNER, with special guest Jason Reitman, Thursday, November 8 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House ...

Asian Film Market 2018 Unveils Event Line-Up!

by Bruno Chatelin Asian Film Market 2018 hosts various events specialized to provide beneficial information and contents to the film and entertainment professionals. Events of the Asian Film Market 2018 will be held from 6-9 October in Event Room and Seminar Room at Exhibition Center 2, BEXCO.   Sat, 6 October | DAY1 Sun, 7 October | DAY2 Mon, 8 October | DAY3 Tue, 9 October | D...

'Bushwick Beats' Opens the 11th Annual Bushwick Film Festival

By Bruno Chatelin The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) has announced details for their official 2018 Opening Night, sponsored by Spectrum. The festivities will kick off on Wednesday, October 10th at House of Yes in Brooklyn with a Red Carpet Reception and screening of 'Bushwick Beats'-a film created by six diverse directors each exploring the theme of unconditional love through varying storylines set under the evolving urban landscape of Bushwick. 'Bushwick Beats' features acto...

The third Slemani International Film Festival to be held in Sulaymaniyah

By Bruno Chatelin The 3rd edition of Slemani International Film Festival will be held in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan on October 10-16, 2018. Presided by Fuad Jalal, the festival is organized by Masti Film Company and Mullah Bakhtiar the official in charge of supporting the festival. The event is being supported by several prominent political figures Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Culture and Youth as well as Kurdistan Youth...

KINOFEST Seattle Comes to SIFF October 19 - 21, 2018

  SIFF, the largest film festival in the United States, is joining forces with the Portland German Film Festival to present KINOFEST Seattle 2018 from October 19  through 21, 2018, at SIFF Film Center.  KINOFEST showcases feature films, documentaries and short films that represent the state-of-the-art in German language filmmaking, including films from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The festival gives audiences the chance to experience the diversity, history, and progr...

Bence Fliegauf to head the International Jury of the 11th CinEast festival Luxembourg

By Bruno Chatelin The complete programme as well as the films in competition, jury members and events highlights of the 11th edition of CinEast (Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg), held from 4 to 21 October 2018, can now be found on the festival’s website and can be downloaded here. The festival opens with the film Ruben Brandt, Collector by Milorad Krstić.    The 7 films in competition are: Ága by Milko Lazarov, Alice T. by...

Filmekimi will be held in Istanbul between 5 and 14 October

  Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), this year’s Filmekimi will be held in collaboration with Birlikte Güzel. Filmekimi will take place between 5 and 14 October. The festival will travel through to Ankara and İzmir during October.   Filmekimi will be the leading cinema event of October, as it is each year, with a programme consisting of films that were shown and awarded in leading world festivals as well as highly anticipated new pr...

Poster revealed for the 41st Festival International du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand

41st edition from February 1st to 9th, 2019 The 2019 Festival visuals were created by Rémi Chayé, animation film-maker and director of the beautiful 2016 feature-length film Tout en haut du monde (Long Way North). All at once he pays tribute through this multilevel projection to the great classics of cinema, to the Festival as an open window to the world, and most importantly to the viewers who have been the Festival’s heartbeat for over 40 years....

New Trailer: "TRANSFORMER"

The film will be released in theatres and on VOD on October 19, 2018     ...

LAZZARO FELICE will open the Viennale 2018 (Oct 25 – Nov 8)

We are happy to announce that LAZZARO FELICE (“Happy as Lazzaro”) by Italian director and screenwriter Alice Rohrwacher will be the opening film of this year’s Viennale. A fairytale reminiscent of great authors of literature and cinema and travelling through various eras and time, LAZZARO FELICE tells us about the reality of human feelings and our time. Alice Rohrwacher is an original and refreshing author on the international film scene, with a deep sensitivity to the me...

"Slip into European cinema”...posters announcing the 15th Edition of the Seville Festival

"Slip into European cinema”, say the various posters announcing the 15th Edition of the Seville Festival, striking close-ups of various characters from films that have marked its history. Like every inquisitive, rebellious adolescent, eager for discovery, the festival has reached the age of 15 multiplying its curiosity and its capacity to surprise and to surprise itself: this has been, and is, a space for discovery and learning, for curiosity and reflection, alive and open to change...

The complete programme of the 45th edition of Film Fest Gent is now up

The official programme of the 45th edition of Film Fest Gent presents us with a rich and well-rounded international program threaded by the finest Belgian films. For this years focus, Hungarian cinema is put in the limelight. Lovers of film and music fanatics will rejoice because Ghent will turn into an audio-visual Walhalla filled with feature films, documentaries, series and shorts, concerts, discussion panels, talks and thematic trails. “A mixture of powerful films by well-known auth...

BRIDGE of ARTS 2018 announced the main competition program

  IV International Motivational Film and Sport Festival BRIDGE of ARTS announced feature film competition program which comprises only works directed in 2018. Filmmakers from 13 countries will compete for the main prize.   One of the major film events in Russia International Motivational Film and Sport Festival BRIDGE of ARTS will take place in Rostov-on-Don in October, 10-14. The main competition program includes 10 new films from Russia and abroad most of which will be premiere...

Edmonton’s Gotta Minute Film Festival Celebrates Five Years and Expands into Calgary’s CTrain transit system

Film selections include 28 Alberta projects    Wait for it! Watch for it! The Gotta Minute Film Festival is coming soon! But don’t look for us in a theatre! This September 24th- 30th, watch for our program in Edmonton’s LRT system and Calgary’s CTrain system where digital screens will light up with a program of One-Minute Silent Short Films for One and All - Every 5 minutes! Gotta Minute is Western Canada’s first Film Festival for Commuters, proudl...

Byron Bay Film Festival Program Online

  The full program for the Byron Bay Film Festival is now available online, introducing a stellar showcase of over 155 films, including 21 documentaries, 15 dramatic features, 20 music videos and 68 shorts as well as an extensive selection of Virtual Reality experiences. ...

World premiere of Anna Odell's X&Y to open Stockholm International Film Festival

Mikael Persbrandt and Anna Odell. Photo: Nadja Hällström   Stockholm International Film Festival proudly announces this year’s opening film, Anna Odell’s highly anticipated X&Y, starring herself as the crazy artist and Mikael Persbrandt as the unrestrained alpha male in the leading roles. The film also stars Vera Vitali, Shanti Roney, Sofie Gråbøl, Trine Dyrholm, Jens Albinus and Thure Lindhardt. Anna Odell’s critically acclaimed feature...

The 9th Bridges International Film Festival will be held in three cities in Greece, in October

The 9th Bridges International Film Festival will be held in three cities in Greece, in October as follows: from 4 to 10 October at Cineplex Flisvos Cinema in Corinth in collaboration with the Center for Culture, Sport and the Environment and the Municipality of Corinth, 8-10 October at the Greek Film Archives Cinema in Athens and 11-13 October at Trianon Theater in Nafplion in collaboration with the Municipality of Nafplio . The program includes film screenings, workshops and parallel events. ...

To be streamed, or not to be streamed? That is the question

    It’s not just about getting your film on a screen, it’s about projecting messages that matter.     At the Zurich Summit, hear from leading visionaries including Jonathan King and Jennifer Fox, who have mastered the art of impactful storytelling. As the President of Narrative Film and Television at Participant Media, Jonathan King is driven by the company’s mission to prov...

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