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The Man Machine; Technologizing the human body and humanizing technology

Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (Shin'ya Tsukamoto JP 1992) James Whale and David Cronenberg once presented dystopian visions of the future with Frankenstein and eXistenz, but the humanization of technology now seems a given. Have we leapt over the final hurdle? Eye looks back and ahead with a programme on the fusion between man and machine and the role of high-tech and big data.           ...

A Hollywood Life tribute to Peter Bogdanovich @ Lumiere Fest

      Lumière 2018 heralds the great return of Peter Bogdanovich: a book publication and the re-release of Saint Jack by Carlotta in October, a presentation of The Great Buster, a remarkable documentary on Buster Keaton produced by Charles Cohen, and the resurrection of Orson Welles’ lost film, The Other Side of the Wind, starring Bogdanovich himself in a command performance. For all these reasons and others we detail below, and b...

The Japanese Film Festival in Australia returns this fall for the 22nd edition

     The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) returns for its 22nd year from 17 October to 2 December, with a massive national tour in Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne. In 2017, more than 27,000 moviegoers attended JFF screenings nationally, enjoying the hottest new feature films direct from Japan, including cult, anime, drama, documentary and much more. With a carefully curated selection of films in each city, the 2018 Festival program will feature special in...

2018 Jewish International Film Festival in Australia set multiple dates

  The Jewish International Film Festival returns to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Canberra this November for another spectacular year of outstanding Jewish cinema from all over the world, building on 29 years of Jewish film festivals in Australia. The Festival will also visit two new venues in 2018: Roseville Cinemas in Sydney, and Cameo Cinemas, Belgrave in Melbourne. Each year, the Jewish International Film Festival presents a truly diverse selection of films from Australia an...

WorldScene Film Festival Curated by Detainees at Cook County Jail Aug. 9

  First Festival Ever Curated by Detainees at a Major Municipal Jail Also Features Film Made By Inmates   Chicago IL/Summer- On August 9that 10:15am, the International Children’s Media Center and the Sheriff’s Anti-Violence Effort (SAVE) at the Cook County Correctional Facility, 2600 S. California, Ave., will present the WorldScene Film Festival, the first international film festival ever curated by inmates of a municipal jail, and screened in a correctional facility.&...

Seattle Transmedia & Independent Film Festival Line Up

  Now in its 13th year, True Independent serves as the only regional 501(c)3 dedicated to showcasing digital storytelling platforms. Since 2013, the organization’s mission includes incubating ambitious artists via mentorship, fiscal sponsorship and equipment loans; making it a pivotal design launch pad for emerging new media artists.  True Independent is committed to engaging film, technology, contemporary culture and design to showcase the TRANSMEDIA art for...

FICCI announces Felipe Aljure as new artistic director

  Felipe Aljure (Photo: David Rhenals and Emmanuel Upegui) The Colombian director and arts administrator Felipe Aljure is to become the artistic director of the Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival (FICCI), beginning with its fifty-ninth edition. Aljure steps into a role that has turned the festival into one of the most important in the region, first filled by Monika Wagenberg and later by Diana Bustamante, each artistic directors of the festi...

Jessica Alba and Gary Oldman join the casting for the upcoming thriller, KILLERS ANONYMOUS

  Goldfinch Studios today announced casting for its upcoming thriller, KILLERS ANONYMOUS. Oscar® and BAFTA® Award-winner Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) and Golden Globe® nominee Jessica Alba (Sin City, Fantastic 4) join the cast, which already includes Tommy Flanagan (Sons of Anarchy, Gladiator), Sam Hazeldine (Mechanic: Resurrection), newcomer, Rhyon Nicole Brown from the hit U.S. television series Empire, MyAnna Buring (Twilight, Ripper Street), Tim McI...

Max Hubacher Starring in THE CAPTAIN (Robert Schwentke), LET THE OLD FOLKS DIE (Juri Steinhart) and MARIO (Marcel Gisler) B

Max Hubacher Starring in THE CAPTAIN (Robert Schwentke), LET THE OLD FOLKS DIE (Juri Steinhart) and MARIO (Marcel Gisler)     Born in Bern, Switzerland in 1993, Max Humbacher started acting for children's theater at the age of seven, playing in theater productions at Schauspielhaus Zürich, the state theater in Zurich amongst many others.  Max's first feature role was in Mike Schaerer's BOLD HEROES (STATIONSPIRATEN), then going on to star in Markus Imbode...

Aspen Film's Executive Director Susan Wrubel welcome program with "Summer of Cinema"

Aspen Film is proud to present a Summer of Cinema. Following one of our most successful Shortsfest’s to date, we are excited to build on that momentum throughout our Valley with a diverse palette of cinema offerings.  This community truly embraces the arts, and one of the greatest aspects of cinema is that it encompasses and celebrates art of all forms. Our programs are reflective of the collaborative nature of film, and we are thrilled to present screenings wit...

AOF MEGAFest Announces Experts and Topics for The 2018 Super Film Festival's Seminars, Talks and Mentor Programs

If you are looking for knowledge, experience, connections and a no B.S. approach to the entertainment industry and the film business then the place for you is the Action On Fi...    If you are looki...

Ultra Media and Entertainment Group launched 6 fun-filled, educational and infotainment apps for kids

    Kids centric apps like Preschool and Nursery Rhymes, 100 Marathi Balgoshti, Rhyme time and many other interesting apps have been developed The app features Pre-School Rhymes, Rabindra Sangeet, Fairy Tales, Akbar Birbal stories, Aesop fables, Grand Maa and Grand Paa stories, Panchatantra and many more short and moral stories. Ultra has thoroughly handpicked the content that entertains, educates and encourages kids to learn. The apps are targeted to children...

Kenya Film Commission Takes Over Zanzibar International Film Festival 2018

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) officially kicked off last weekend. The 9-day festival, also known as Festival of the Dhow Countries is taking place in Stone Town Zanzibar, Tanzania from July 7th – 15th 2018. This festival is aimed at developing and promoting film and other cultural industries as catalyst for the regional social and economic...

Cinema halls of 31st International Film Festival for Children & Youth announced.

The executive council meeting of the 31st International Film Festival for Children and Youth held in Tehran attended by the festival's managers and organizers and eventually the cinema halls of the event were introduced. The top officials of the festival including Alireza Rezaad, Secretary, Ezatollah Alizadeh, Support and Planning Deputy, Ahad Mikayilzadeh, Communications and Information Deputy, Farzad Azhdari, Head of the Secretariat Office, Farzad Mohajerani, Director of the Electronic Se...


  Daniele Vicari with Before the night wins the audience award.      Last act for the Ischia Film Festival 2018, the sixteenth record-breaking edition for the number of films, guests, public and national and international echo. For eight days the Aragonese Castle has been at the center of Italian cinema, seeing as it passes on its five stages and screens Gabriele Salvatores, Carlo Verdone, Daniele Vicari, Gabriele Muccino, Fabio De Luigi, Nicola Nocell...

FILMFEST MÜNCHEN wrapped with 80,000 attendees, more industry events than ever, and popular live streams.

    Finding one's own means of expression, remaining true to oneself, putting up resistance: these are qualities that the four uncompromising guests of honor at the 36th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN — Emma Thompson, Terry Gilliam, Lucrecia Martel, and Philip Gröning — have in common along with numerous other international guests, including Jia Zhang-Ke, Jennifer Fox, Margarethe von Trotta, and Alice Rohrwacher, who personally brought their films to Munich. Ten exhilar...

Kenya Film Commission to support Film Makers for Zanzibar International Film Festival

The Kenya Film Commission (KFC) will today be hosting Kenyan film makers whose projects were submitted to the upcoming Zanzibar International Film Festival – ZIFF. A total of 54 submissions were made by Kenyan filmmakers into ZIFF 2018 for competition in various genres. KFC will be supporting 11 film makers with return tickets to Zanzibar and accommodation during the festival taking place in Stone Town, Zanzibar from 7th to 15th July 2018. The commission also has a pavilion at the DISCO...

The Festival du Cinéma Européen des Arcs becomes LES ARCS FILM FESTIVAL

  For it's 10th edition, the festival changes it's name and logo!       The Festival du Cinéma Européen des Arcs becomes LES ARCS FILM FESTIVAL For it's 10th edition, the festival changes it's name and logo! ...

Principal photography has begun on SIX MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT, starring Eddie Izzard and Judi Dench

Eddie Izzard Jim Broadbent  Mad as Birds Films, Ella Communications and REP6 today announced that principal photography has begun on SIX MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT, starring Emmy Award® winner Eddie Izzard (Victoria & Abdul, Hannibal) and Academy Award® winner Dame Judi Dench (Victoria & Abdul, Skyfall, Shakespeare in Love). Filming will take place over 6 weeks in various locations across Wales, UK. Lionsgate International is selling worldwide rights and Lionsgate UK will be ...

Video: The Story of Cinequest

The story and legacy of Cinequest is bringing together the Silicon Valley’s technologies and spirit of innovation with the arts to empower great creations—and connecting audiences, youth, artists, and innovators with these creations and with each other, improving our lives and our future. ...

TromaDance Film Festival Scheduled for Fall 2018

19th Annual All Free TromaDance Film Festival Scheduled for Fall 2018 due to filming of "Shakespeare's Shitstorm"       "Due to the filming of our next feature film, 'Shakespeare's Shitstorm' the 19th Annual TromaDance Film Festival will be held this Fall. A little later than usual, but rest assured, TromaDance 19 is happening! Please continue to submit your feature films and shorts! The tentative submissions dea...

12th Five Flavours Asian Film Festival – First program announcements

        The eyes of the whole world keep turning towards Asia, whose political and cultural significance rapidly increases year by year. Once again, Five Flavours invites you to discover Asian reality from the inside. The Festival is a perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in gripping pop culture, take part in heated debates about the crucial social changes, and to see the works of renown master...

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