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VENICE PREVIEWS

 

Jose by Li Cheng wins Queer Lion in Venise

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Director Li Cheng and actor Enrique Salanic at the awards ceremony. "JOSE" is the first Guatemalan and Central American film ever presented at Venice Film Festival AND winning a prize!  “JOSE” lead actor Enrique Salanic is ethnic Mayan, speaks fluent English, Spanish and Mayan language   Director Li Cheng and actor Enrique Salanic ...
 

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Awards

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    LISSA AMMETSAJJEL_GhiathAyoub_GionaANazzar_SaeedAlBatal LISSA AMMETSAJJEL Ghiath Ayoub Giona ANazzar Saeed Al Batal Lissa Ammetsajjel (Still Recording) by Syrian directors Saeed Al Batal and Ghiath Ayoub wins the Audience Award and the Mario Serandrei - Hotel Saturnia Award for Best Technical Contribution  Bêtes blondes (Blonde Animals) by Alexia Walther and Maxime Matray earns the Verona Film Club Award  Maxime Matray GionaA Nazzaro...
 

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Day 9

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  Finnish artist and singer Anna Eriksson debuts at the Venice Film Critics' Week with her experimental film M   Tomorrow, Thursday September 6, Italian short film Malo tempo presents the portrait of a man sentenced to the void     SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Wednesday, September 5, 8pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A: Thursday September 6, 2pm, Sala Perla (Palazzo...
 

The HFPA Celebrated the 75th Venice Film Frestival

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    by Elisabeth Sereda HFPA   Together we are 150. The world’s oldest film festival and Hollywood’s first international awards association celebrated their 75thanniversaries with a party and a joint announcement about the HFPA’s new Residency initiative, in partnership with Film Independent, which will bring three winners from the festival’s Orizzonti...
 

David Cronenberg Masterclass in Venice

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Author of #NakedLunch, #EXistenZ, #The Fly and #Crash, #DavidCronenberg will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at #Venezia75 on Thursday 6 September at the Sala Grande at 2pm. Followed by the screening of #MButterfly David Cronenberg: “Any artist tries to push the boundaries. It’s inevitable that sometimes you have to transgress social norms” ...
 

VIDEO - Venezia 75 22 JULY by Paul Greengrass press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 NUESTRO TIEMPO by Carlos Reygadas press conference and photocall

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Jaeger-LeCoultre Venetian dinner celebrates savoir-faire and style

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Jaeger-LeCoultre, official partner of the Venice International Film Festival for the 14th consecutive year, hosted 80 guests from the all over the world at the magnificent Palais Pisani Moretta tonight. Paying tribute to the art of filmmaking, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre, Catherine Rénier welcomed British actor Benedict Cumberbatch and South Korean actor Lee Byung-Hun, at a palace which has previously welcomed Tsar Paul I of Russia, Joséphine Bonaparte, Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II a...
 

Venice in full gear Newsletter

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Filmfestivals.com brings you the Venice online dailies and newsletters with editorial coverage of the festival and industry events.       Read this online                  FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                     Email us to be featured in our newsletter   "Jose...
 

"Jose" by Li Cheng will have it s official opening tomorrow September 6

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Join us for the world premiere official opening of José Venice Days - Sept 6 at 11:30 - Sala Perla ...
 

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Day 8

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33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week   Finnish artist and singer Anna Eriksson debuts at the Venice Film Critics' Week with her experimental film M   Tomorrow, Thursday September 6, Italian short film Malo tempo presents the portrait of a man sentenced to the void     SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Wednesday, September 5, 8pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A:&...
 

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Day 7

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33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week  Ti imaš noć by Ivan Salatić is the first Montenegrin film in competition at the Venice Film Critics' Week   Tomorrow, Wednesday September 5, Italian short film Cronache dal crepuscolo hits the Lido   SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING:  Tuesday, September 4, 7.30pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A: Wednesday  ...
 

Venice Film Critics' Week Day 6

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    33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week   On the sixth day at the Venice Film Critics' Week, Syrian debut film Lissa Ammetsajjel presents an unprecedented inside look at the war   Tomorrow, Tuesday September 4, Italian short film Quelle brutte cose in competition in the SIC@SIC selection   SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Monday, September 3, 8pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/I...
 

VIDEO - Venezia 75 VOX LUX by Brady Corbet press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 WERK OHNE AUTOR by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 ACUSADA by Gonzalo Tobal press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 AT ETERNITY’S GATE by Julian Schnabel press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 NAPSZÁLLTA (Sunset) by László Nemes press conference and photocall

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Venezia 75 NAPSZÁLLTA (Sunset) by László Nemes press conference and photocall ...
 

VIDEO - Venezia 75 THE SISTERS BROTHERS by Damien Chazelle press conference and photocall

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Venezia 75 THE SISTERS BROTHERS by Damien Chazelle press conference and photocall ...
 

VIDEO- Venezia 75 WHAT YOU GONNA DO WHEN THE WORLD’S ON FIRE? by Roberto Minervini press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 FRÈRES ENNEMIS by David Oelhoffen press conference and photocall

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VIDEO - Venezia 75 SUSPIRIA by Luca Guadagnino press conference and photocall

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Panel on the Biennale College Cinema: New Horizons, from the Real to the Virtual

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PeterCowie: “This panel marks the 7th year in which a group of critics has been able to meet to discuss the #BiennaleCollegeCinema project” PeterCowie: “This panel marks the 7th year in which a group of critics has been able to meet to discuss the #BiennaleCollegeCinema project”  The panel took place at the Lido on Monday September 3rd, 2018, it was be chaired by Peter Cowie, film historian and former International Publishing Director of Variety The topic...
 

12 new projects have been selected for the seventh edition of Biennale College – Cinema 2018/19

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The 12 new projects have been selected for the seventh edition of Biennale College – Cinema 2018/19, submitted by teams composed of directors and producers who will take part in the first 10-day workshop to be held in Venice from October 6th to 15th 2018. Nine projects are coming from the Biennale College – Cinema – International, while the other three are from the new Biennale College Cinema – Italia. The International ...
 

Nesta Morgan sketching in Venice

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Nesta Morgan   First Man directed by Damien Chazelle with Ryan Godling in a new space!   Sulla Mia Pelle directed by Alessio Cremonini starring Jasmine Trinca An accumulative feeling at Eternity’s gate   ...
 

First Man, ( Venice Opening film): One Giant Step for Mankind that has never gotten any further

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By Alex Deleon Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong: The all-American Astronaut Sketch by Nesta Morgan The most peculiar thing about the American moon landing of July 1969 Is how quickly it was forgotten and the vaunted Space Race with Russia shelved.  Also odd how quickly overnight space hero Neil Armstrong, the first man ever to set foot on the moon, faded into obscurity after his fifteen minutes of international fame. Had further space exploration been followed up with the s...
 

Restored Classics at Venice 2018

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By Alex Deleon           ~~ Tony, Marilyn, And Jack, in Some Like it Hot --   It is a fact of cinema life that films after many passages through the projection equipment eventually deteriorate and wear out, a fact which anyone who has viewed a scratched up mutilated old favorite in a time worn copy can painfully verify.  In recent years a movement has developed to digitally restore important landmarks of world cinema championed among others by such old...
 
 

The team of Jose enjoying Venice and great reviews

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"JOSE" director Li Cheng (right) with cinematographer Paolo Giron (left), in front of Giornate degli Autori / Venice days headquarters, at the festival at Lido. Giron is native of Guatemala City, studied film in Buenos Aires, and has shot films all over Latin American. Cheng is native of China, is USA educated, and spent two years in Guatemala making "JOSE"    Director Li Cheng, a U.S. transplant from China, conducted extensive interviews with gay and margi...
 

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Day 5

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On the fifth day at the Venice Film Critics' Week, the surreal comedy Bêtes Blondes by French directors Alexia Walther and Maxime Matray hits the Lido   Tomorrow, Monday September 3, Italian short film Gagarin, mi mancherari screens in the SIC@SIC competition SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING:  Sunday, September 2, 7.45pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A:  Monday  September ...
 

33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week Day 4

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On the fourth day at the Venice Film Critics' Week, German director Andreas Goldstein  faces the ghosts of reunification with his debut feature film Adam und Evelyn   SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Saturday, September 1, 8pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A: Sunday, September 2, 2pm, Sala Perla (Palazzo del Casinò) Public/All accreditations REPEAT SCREENING: Monday...
 

Nesta Morgan sketching The Favourite at Venice Film Festival

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Yorgos Lanthimos’s classic comment on the more he works out of Greece the more Greek he feels. For taking on the leading role of Queen Olivia Colman says it is a natural next step. ...
 

Sulla Mia Pelle starring Jasmine Trinca opens Venice Film Festival

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Nesta Morgan reports from Venice for filmfestivals.com, sketching film professionals, panels and coneferences. Nesta Morgan storyboards, and designs film and tv sets. Nesta's sketchbooks are full of the character and environment settings of both cinema and literary worlds, they are an original storyboard collection of festival travel sketches, with pen and paper. Nesta's Sketch Collection covers The Berlinale Talent Campus, Edinburgh Film & Literature Festival, Cannes Film ...
 

Venezia 75: Days 3 & 4

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The third day on the 75th Venice Film Festival, a.k.a. Gaga Day as it humorously got referred to by the thousands of festival attendees, was marked by the arrival off Lady Gaga, starring alongside Bradley Cooper in a remake of the original 1937 A star is born, also a directorial debut for Cooper.      Gaga’s arrival on the Lido posing on the Vaporetto made the headlines, while the first screening with its loud rock tunes put the pop star higher up in her fans adoration,...
 

Venezia 75: Days 1 & 2

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It’s this time of the year, when the film elite gathers on a tiny island in Venice to celebrate cinema over gelato, pizza and spritz. And for the last decade, to have a preview of pretty much 80% of the future Oscar nominees and winners, to come in few months time.    And this year, the stars have aligned again for the Mostra Del Cinema of the Venice Biennale, with the 75th edition’s competition being the most exciting one could wish for.      The fest...
 

The 9th Arab Cinema Magazine Highlights the Tunisian Film Industry at the Venice International Film Festival

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  While carrying out its wide-ranging activities at the 75th Venice International Film Festival, the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) has released the newest issue of its Arab Cinema Magazine. The new issue is set to accompany the ACC to international film festivals until the end of the year, including the Toronto Film Festival, Malmö Film Festival, Carthage Film Festival, Cairo International Film Festival and the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, in addition to the International Fil...
 

Venice 2018 kicks off on Shaky Footing

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By Alex Deleon, <filmfestivals.com>   The 76th Venice Film Festival (the oldest in the world) has gotten off to a slightly controversial start The main bones of contention: 1) Not enough films by femmes, 2) Participation of Netflix. Festival director Alberto Barbera has been criticized for not scheduling more films from distaff side directors. Only one female entry in competition this year.  Mr. Barbera's explanation is quite simple. "we choose films on their qu...
 

VIDEO - Venezia 75 THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS by Joel and Ethan Coen press conference and photocall

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  The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a six-part Western anthology film, a series of tales about the American frontier told through the unique and incomparable voice of Joel and Ethan Coen. Each chapter tells a distinct story about the American West. We’ve always loved anthology movies, especially those films made in Italy in the Sixties which set side-by-side the work of different directors on a common theme. Having written an anthology of Western stories we attempted to do the ...
 

VIDEO - Venezia 75 DOUBLES VIES by Olivier Assayas press conference and photocall

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Alain, a successful Parisian publisher struggling to adapt to the digital revolution, has major doubts about the new manuscript of Léonard, one of his long-time authors – another work of auto-fiction recycling his love affair with a minor celebrity. Selena, Alain’s wife, a famous stage actress, is of the opposite opinion. Olivier Assayas stated: Our world is in constant change. It has always been. The issue is our ability to keep an eye on that flux, to understand what is ...
 

Netflix's edited reconstruction of The Other Side of The Wind by Orson Welles premiered in Venice

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The Other Side of The Wind by OrsonWelles’  “We really wanted to understand @OrsonWelles’ intentions for the movie. We tried to be faithful to the style he wanted. But we didn’t know if there was enough footage to do a film, we hoped so“ #BobMurawski:  American film editor Bob Murawski (The Hurt Locker, Spider-Man, Army of Darkness) is the winner of the new Campari Passion for Film award of the 75thVenice Int...
 

Venice Intl. Film Critics' Week | Day Three: Italian director Letizia Lamartire debuts with her feature film "Saremo giovani e b

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On the third day at the Venice Film Critics' Week,  Italian director Letizia Lamartire debuts with her feature film Saremo giovani e bellissimi   Tomorrow, September 1, the bittersweet intergenerational comedy directed by Lamartire to be presented at the Lido  with the short films Sugarlove by Laura Luchetti and Fino alla fine by Giovanni Dota SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING:  Friday , August 31, 7.30pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casin&...
 

Sudanese debut film aKasha is the first film in competition at the Venice International Film Critics' Week

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    Today, August 31 director hajooj kuka recounts the civil war in Sudan, and Italian director Leandro Picarella presents his short film Epicentro   SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Thursday, August 30, 7.30pm, Sala Perla 2 (Palazzo del Casinò) Press/Industry OFFICIAL SCREENING + Q&A: Friday, August 31, 2pm, Sala Perla (Palazzo del Casinò) Pubblico/accreditati REPEAT SCREENING: Saturday, September 1, 9am, Sala Perla (Pal...
 

 

The 33rd Venice International Film Critics' Week opens on August 30th with Indian fantasy Tumbbad

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33rd Venice International Film Critics’ Week | 33. Settimana Internazionale della Critica Venice, 29 August – 8 September 2018   Versione italiana a seguire   The 33rd Venice International Film Critics' Week opens on August 30th with Indian fantasy Tumbbad by Rahi Anil Barve and Adesh Prasad, and with the Italian short film Nessuno è innocente by Toni D'Angelo   SCREENINGS PRESS SCREENING: Wednesday...

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TORONTO PREVIEWS 

"Access is the first step" Cameron Bailey

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The first Toronto Film Festival I attended was in 1986, and I came as a student journalist. Even back then, the Festival of Festivals, as it was known, had a reputation for an open, global outlook. But the diversity of its films wasn’t always reflected in the diversity of its press corps. As the years passed and I moved from film critic to festival director, it’s become ever more clear that we can all do more to i...

 

Joana Vicente named as TIFF's new Executive Director & Co-Head

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Photo credit: Courtesy of TIFF     Today, on behalf of the Board of Directors of TIFF, Jennifer Tory, Chair, announced the appointment of Joana Vicente as the new Executive Director & Co-Head of TIFF, effective November 1, 2018.  Vicente, who previously served as Executive Director of the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), joins Cameron Bailey, who was previously announced as the Artistic Director & Co-Head, effective Oct...

Breaking News From Vision Films in Toronto

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    Vision Films 333 Washington Blvd. #357 Marina Del Rey, CA 90292     ...
 

TIFF announces the World Premiere of Xavier Dolan's The Death and Life of John F. Donovan

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Photo credit: TIFF  The Toronto International Film Festival® today revealed Xavier Dolan’s The Death and Life of John F. Donovan will have its World Premiere at the Festival this September. The surprise announcement was made at TIFF’s Canadian press conference, held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto.  The Death and Life of John F. Donovan follows the story of a young actor (Jacob Tremblay) as he reminisces on the letters he once...
 
 

Toronto International Film Festival to honour the French master Claire Denis

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Claire Denis named 2018 Roger Ebert Golden Thumb Award recipient     Claire Denis, the award-winning creator of Beau travail, 35 Shots of Rum, Nenette and Boni, Chocolat, and this year’s High Life — which is premiering at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival — has been named the recipient of the fifth annual Roger Ebert Golden Thumb Award. Fri...
 

 

VIDEO - Toronto Festival Trailer Mashup | TIFF 2018

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  300+ features and shorts. Stories of hope, heartbreak, resistance, hilarity — and the just plain weird. This is your 2018 Toronto International Film Festival lineup. 
 
 

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DEAUVILLE IN FOCUS

 

VIDEO - Opening ceremony of Deauville Film Festival 43rd edition

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SAN SEBASTIAN FILM FESTIVAL PREVIEWS

Confirmed guests at 66th San Sebastian Festival

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  As well as the Donostia Award winners at the 66th edition, Judi Dench, Danny DeVito and Hirokazu Koreeda, Juliette Binoche, Laetitia Casta, Timothée Chalamet, Ricardo Darín, Lily-Rose Depp, Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Mercedes Morán, Robert Pattinson and John C. Reilly, among many others, have confirmed their presence in San Sebastian Filmmakers Jacques A...
 

The world premier of “Bad Times at the El Royale” to close the Official Selection of the Festival’s 66th edition

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  The world premier of “Bad Times at the El Royale” to close the Official Selection of the Festival’s 66th edition The second film directed by Drew Goddard (“The Cabin in the Woods”) stars Jeff Bridges, Chris Hemsworth, Jon Hamm and Dakota Johnson, among others   The world premier of Bad Times at the El Royale will close the Official Selection of the Festival’s 66th edition, out of competition. This is Drew Goddard’s second film, following ...
 

The screening of ''Ladri di biciclette / Bycicle Thieves'' opens Klasikoa, a yearly rendezvous with a restored classic at the Sa

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  Thierry Frémaux will present this collaboration between the Festival and Lyon’s Lumière Festiva   Following the memorable presentation last year of Lumière ! L’aventure commence (Lumière! The Adventure Begins), a screening with comments by the director of the Cannes Festival and of the Lumière Institute, Thierry Frémaux, the San Sebastian Festival and the Lumière Festival in Lyon now open collaboration on what will becom...
 

Twenty Basque productions to be presented at the 66th edition of the San Sebastian Festival

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  Fifteen feature films, world premieres at the Festival, will compete for the Irizar Award Zinemira will open with 'Mudar la piel' and close with 'Black is Beltza' Ramón Agirre will collect the Zinemira Award at the Basque Film Gala, to include the screening of 'Jainkoak ez dit barkatzen'   The 66th edition of the San Sebastian Festival will host more Basque productions than ever, twenty films distributed between the Official Selection...

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INDIA IN FOCUS with reviews by Siraj Syed      

Gali Guleiyan (In the Shadows), Review: Shadow boxing in labyrinthe thin

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Gali Guleiyan (In the Shadows), Review: Shadow boxing in labyrinthe thin A year after being shown at Busan and the Mumbai International Film Festival, Gali Guleiyan emerges from the shadows and arrives at cinema halls in India. A psycho-supernatural drama, it falters on both levels and offers only confusion as the intelligible narrative. Performances are of a high order, and so are the music score and cinematography, but how one wishes they were put to better use. In the walled city of Old D...
 

Halkaa, Review: Doing it in the open!

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Halkaa, Review: Doing it in the open! Precisely the presumption of the makers of the film. Precisely the bane of filmgoers and film-critics. Furthering the cause of Swachh Bharat (Clean India), a central government campaign to promote, among other things, building of toilets in millions of Indian village homes, the film had to be subtle and extremely well-crafted to work. Sadly, it is neither. That it is made by much decorated director Nila Madhab Panda makes it a bitter pill to swallow. Hal...
 

Once Again, Review: Loneliness, Lunchbox and Love

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Once Again, Review: Loneliness, Lunchbox and Love Films in which the actors speak softly, there are no item songs, no fights and no villains, no double entendre, no ghosts, no claptrap dialogues and no stars, are rare indeed. So, when such a movie arrives on the screens, it is time to applaud once again. Once Again, an Indo-German co-production, has many things going for it, and if only it had a more substantive narrative, it would rate among the best of the year. Having said that, I ask disc...
 

Stree, Review: Ironing ‘bored’

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Stree, Review: Ironing ‘bored’ What do you call a female ghost? For want of a better word, the villagers who are haunted by this entity call it Stree (Hindi for woman). Fair enough. If English film-makers can call a ghost Entity, what is wrong with a Hindi film selecting Stree as its eponymous title? Mind you, this is no ordinary ghost that haunts or possesses the simple village-folk. It kidnaps only men, every year, with precise accuracy, on the same dates, and leaves behind only...
 

Searching, Review: Top-notch laptop thriller?

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Searching, Review: Top-notch laptop thriller? An Asian American plays the main lead in this girl gone missing tale, while the missing daughter is played by Asian American girls at four different ages. That’s not all. Her mother is a former K-Pop star and her uncle is essayed by another Asian, making it probably a first in mainstream American cinema. Searching has the makings of a taut, top-notch thriller, but since it is treated with restraint and a matter-of-fact approach, it remains a...
 

Yamla Pagla Deewana--Phirse/3, Review: YPDP 3, Y indeed?

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Yamla Pagla Deewana--Phirse/3, Review: YPDP 3, Y indeed? Is good judgement failing the Deols? And did any well-wisher not bring to their notice that the story and screenplay of Yamla Pagla Deewana Phirse/3 is full of sound and fury, signifying nothing? Or is it both? Whatever the reality, fact is that we have the Dharmendra Deol, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol starrer released this week, a weak exercise in futility. He Man Dharmendra, probably the first hero to show off his rippling muscles bare-...
 

Papillon, Review: Watchable remake of impressive 1973 prison escape saga

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Papillon, Review: Watchable remake of impressive 1973 prison escape saga A hard act to follow, Papillon 2017 finds release a year after its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Michael Noer and starring Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek, reprising the roles of late Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman in the original made 44 years earlier, this prison escape epic nearly manages to match the original, but the operative word here is “nearly”. Based on the intern...

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FilmfestivalsCom has been recognized for our 2018 Excellence Award. Our panel of industry executives and consultants oversees an annual survey commissioned by the USITC on various categories and determines which companies meet and exceed the industry benchmarks that have been set forth. Further details on this selection can be viewed on our website including the press release that was produced for this occasion (which is not distributed till mutual review is complete). To review the award...

John Bailey re-elected Academy President

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John Bailey was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (August 7) by the organization’s Board of Governors. Also elected to officer positions by the Board: Lois Burwell, First Vice President (chair, Awards and Events Committee) Sid Ganis, Vice President (chair, Museum Committee) Larry Karaszewski, Vice President (chair, Preservation and History Committee) Nancy Utley, Vice President (chair, Education ...

 

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First Original Thinkers Festival announcing: Joe Tanner, Keris Salmon, Leslie Chang, Yael Lavie, Dr. Zach Bush

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We’re a month away from our first Original Thinkers festival and it feels like fall all of a sudden here in Telluride. We’re adding new speakers, films and artists to our burgeoning program all the time. We're also excited to welcome you to our broader community of original thinkers. Join us October 4-7 to learn, grow, ignite and inspire. If you haven’t gotten your pass yet, gra...
 

Iranian Film Festival returns to San Francisco for the 11th edition

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The 11th Annual Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco September 22-23, 2018 Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco, the first independent Iranian film festival outside of Iran, which showcases independent feature and short films made by or about Iranians from around the world, will present 48 films at its 11th annual event.  The films range from fiction, documentary, animation, short....to music video.     For the tickets and passes, please click here. 
 

 

French Cinema Now Festival Returns for the Seventh Year a celebration spotlighting the state of contemporary Francophone cinema

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  SIFF and TV5MONDE present French Cinema Now, a celebration spotlighting the state of contemporary Francophone cinema. The week-long event runs September 27 through October 4 at SIFF Cinema Uptown, and features 17 extraordinary French language features from five countries and four continents. The festival kicks off with a playful period comedy starring Jean Dujardin (The Artist) and Mélanie Laurent (Inglorious Basterds). The year is 180...
 

The Film Festivals Trailer Park

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Check (in the youtube channel below) the amazing trailers which film festival create to raize attention. Some of them are smart edits from a compilations of key moments in the film they have selected, some of them bring stand-alone stories. Some also edit a the best moments on stage at awards ceremony, ambiance, scenes form the city, with testimonials from filmmakers, interviews...All great ideas! A few of them have also been shot by famous filmmakers...Class act! I enjoyed a lot the one from ... 

 

Warsaw Kids Film Forum 2018 Program Announced

 
Following last year's success, we have made every effort to make Warsaw Kids Film Forum strengthen its position on the market, enriching both the list of invited guests and program proposals.  Warsaw Kids Film Forum is the first, and the only, international co-production pitching forum for films and TV series for a young spectator taking place ...
 

International Black Film Festival Line Up revealed

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  2018 OPENING NIGHT FILM   Widows "Widows" is the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities. Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, tensions build when Veronica (Viola Davis),  Alice (Elizabeth Debicki), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez) and Belle (Cynthia Erivo) take their fate into their own hands and conspire ...
 

Surfalorus Lineup Announced!

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    Surfalorus hits the Outer Banks with a smashing lineup of surf films, including Logan Marshall's Outer, Alena Ehrenbold's Blue Road, and Luke Williams' The Chapati Surfers. Join us for three stellar nights of film, plus surfabilly legends The Cashmere Jungle Lords and old-school surf vinyl spun by Charlie Huff, an exhibit of surfcraft curated by Steve Wise, fire poi perfor...
 

Fantasy Filmfest 2018 Berlin Starts Out With a Bang: "Mandy" and "Mega Time Squad"

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  The Fantasy Filmfest started out with a bang this year! Panos Cosmatos' German premiere of "Mandy" was the opening film and it sold out. Many sad festival-goers were turned away left and right, me being one of them. Luckily, a lovely festival worker put me on the guest list for the next screening, the New Zealand adventure comedy "Mega Time Squad". Boy was I glad she did! Plus that gave me some time to reply to emails regarding my coverage of the Internationa...
 

Poster and Trailer Unveiled for Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2018: Journey

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The Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) and the Japan Foundation Asia Center today unveiled the official poster and trailer   for Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2018: Journey, the second of the   omnibus film series co-produced by the two organizations. The poster   and trailer designs were created to evoke the title, signifying “Journey,” traveling beyond time and space. We also announced   today that Lim Giong, an internationa..
 

SciFi Film Festival Launches 2018 Official Program

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Australia’s leading celebration of science-fiction cinema, the SciFi Film Festival, will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a wondrous line-up of breathtaking works from the planet’s most visionary filmmakers.   From 18th to 21st October, Sydney audiences seeking an adventurous movie-going experience will converge on the Event Cinemas George St complex to view 25 groundbreaking genre works from 11 countries, including two world premieres, 18 Australian premieres and...
 

15th Resistance International Film Festival

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15th Resistance International Film Festival   International Resistance Film Festival is holding its 15th edition so as to expand the "culture and doctrine of resistance" as one of the components of Islamic civilization, with the aim of narrating the resistance of the oppressed nations against oppressors, especially anti-Zionist movements, and introducing the significant characters who have fought against the Qods oppressors. The international contest will be held i...
 

Line-Up for the 2nd New Delhi Film Festival-NDFF 2018

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  109 films from 18 countries joined the lineup   Jaipur International Film Festival & Trust has released the list of nominated films for 2nd New Delhi Film Festival (DFF) scheduled for 22nd Sept. 2018 as national capital New Delhi. Mr. Rakesh Andania, Managing Director of NDFF informed that entries for 993 films from 65 countries were made and 109 films from 18 countries have been selected (nominated) by the esteemed Jury Members for the NDFF. Maximum number of entries...
 

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"Rosemary's Baby meets your worst nightmares" Bruno Chatelin - filmfestivals.com Best for Fests

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Isabelle is entering the festival circuit with a prestigious world premiere at Busan this fall. The film has been curated as one of the BEST FOR FESTS from filmfestivals.com   ...
 
 

ABEEKU AND THE MAROONS

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Set in 18th century Jamaica, an escaped slave tries to free his pregnant sister from McNab’s cane plantation. They are forced to separate when they are attacked by guardsmen. Abeeku must find the freedom fighters called the Maroons to help him find and rescue his sister once again.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Grab your festival pass today to see this amazing short film, along with many others;  Http://www.ctff2018.eventbrite.ca/ ...
 

SFFILM Presents: Hong Kong Cinema, Sept 28-30 at the Vogue

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  SFFILM Fall Season 2018 Hong Kong Cinema September 28–30 Vogue Theatre An annual fan favorite, SFFILM's Hong Kong Cinema series returns next month, bringing home the best new work from one of the world's most exciting filmmaking regions. This year&...

 

 

Cut Off selected at Moving Parts film festival

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SEPTEMBER 14th & 15th, 2018 Hollywood, CA https://www.movingpartsfestival.org/ The Moving Parts Film Festival entering second year is a branch of Chrysalis Pictures a 501c3 Nonprofit Production Company that focuses on creating ground breaking original works for the purpose of having a deeper understanding of all cultures and people. Within the safe haven of Chrysalis Pictures; a collective of diverse artists explore personal truths to elevate the beauty of perseverance, and use their...

 

 

Sharkwater enters the festival circuit at TIIF and follows with 3 other canadian festivals this september

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Toronto International Film Festival Toronto, ON Sept 6-16 September 7 FIN Atlantic Film Festival Halifax, NS Sept 13-20 September 19 Calgary International Film Festival Calgary, AB Sept 19-30 September 21         Cinéfest...

 

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Iran Children, Youth Filmfest winners announced

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Winners of Iran’s 31st International Film Festival for Children and Youth have been announced.   As reported by the festival’s news headquarters, the list of nominees and winners is as follows:   Best Film for Children: -“White Forehead 2”, produced by Javad Hashemi - “Pastarioni”, produced by Bita Mansouri -“Stammer”, produced by Mahmoud Fotouhi Shahabad   *The Golden Butterfly was granted to “Pastario...
 

 

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson to be honored

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The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (September 4) to present Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall. The three Oscar® statuettes and Thalberg Award will be presented at the Academy’s 10th Annual Governors Awards on Sunday, November 18, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.
 

Vote for EFA People's Choice Award Opens

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    Every year, the EFA People’s Choice Award allows film fans across Europe to elect their favourite film. When the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe’s greatest film stars, directors, actors and actresses, to attend the European Film Awards, the People’s Choice Award sheds a spotlight on the people films are made for: the audience. This year’s vote has started – vote now and win the chance to join winners and nominees for the ...
 

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The Chandler International Film Festival 
January 18 -21, 2019
Chandler Film Festival January 18 â 21, 2019

September 8, 2018 September Deadline
September 22, 2018 Late September Deadline
October 6, 2018 Late Deadline
October 27, 2018 Final Deadline

The main focus of our festival is to support creative, independent filmmaking through the ability, innovation and uniqueness to capture the series of movements and experiences in a single film. We help filmmakers across the world build an audience and platform for their projects and works to diversify the film industry.

The Chandler International Film Festival (CIFF) is a year-round film festival with grand annual event @ Chandler Downtown on January 18 -21, 2019. CIFF will be screening over 100 films from all over the world. The three-day festival will include Red Carpet, Opening Ceremony, Prime Shows with Dinner, Audience Choice Awards, Award Ceremony, Networking, Workshops, Q&A and After Party.

 

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The Garden State Film Festival 
March 22-25, 2018 

October 15, 2018 Regular Deadline

Asbury Park, NJ. Film, Screenplay and Movie Music competitions opened July 1, 2018.   

The Garden State Film Festival was founded to promote the art of film making on all levels by showcasing a wide variety of film, video and animated works, as well as to provide educational programs in the creative arts to the public by industry leaders. Our goal is to present films of the highest quality in both production value and content.

The Garden State Film Festival's professional jury will select winning films in various categories. Submission categories are for administration purposes only. There are separate awards for student films (please state on notes which kind of student you are if it applies - Graduate, College, High School or younger) as well as the "Home Grown Awards" for films where 75% of principle photography is shot in the State of New Jersey.

 

 

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2019 WORLDFEST-HOUSTON 

April 5 - 14, 2019

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The EarlyBird Deadline is November 15th 

Entries Opened August 15th. The EarlyBird Deadline is November 15th and the Main Entry Deadline is December 15th. These are "Postmark By Deadlines". If you enter Online by the January 15th Late/Final Deadline and we receive the physical entry by January 31st, your entry will still be reviewed by our judges. Due to popular demand, we have extended the Final Brick Wall Deadline to January 31st, online!

The 2019 Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival is now open for entries! Info on All Winners info is submitted to Seoul, Korea ~ Concorto, Italy & the USAFilmFestival, Dallas at no extra cost!

 

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New York Festivals Television & Films Awards 

April 9th, 2019

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Deadline for entries is October 15, 2018

New York Festivals World's Best TV & Films competition honors programming in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. New Categories for 2019 include Human Rights Documentary, Digital Short-Form Music Video, Telenovela Promotion, Brand Image, CSR Not-for-Profit, Branded Content, Attitudinal Training, Branded Content Documentary, Student Documentary, Public Relations & Social Engagement. 

All Entries in the 2019 competition will be judged online and screened by New York Festivals Television & Film Awards Grand Jury of 200 plus producers, directors, writers, and other creative media professionals from around the globe. Nominated Finalists are judged by a selected panel at the United Nations for the UNDPI Awards. Award-winning entries will be showcased on the NYF Television & Film Awards website. To View the 2018 TV & Film Awards winning entries please visit: https://www.newyorkfestivals.com/winners/2018/

 

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Script Pool Tallinn at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

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Script Pool Tallinn is a script development competition launched at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 2017, awarding a 5000 Euro prize by our partner Global Screen GmbH to one of the five writer-producer teams invited to Tallinn. 

Global Screen GmbH is a leading international sales & distribution company for theatrical films, TV programs and formats based in Munich, Germany. It is owned by Telepool, a vertically integrated media and licensing company with more than 50 years of experience in film distribution. Telepool has been acquired on June 26, 2018 by actor and producer Will Smith and director Marc Forster and is now owned by their respective companies The Smith Family Circle, Will and Jada Smith’s Family Office and Elysian Fields.

The public pitch, open to all the attending industry professionals, takes place on November 29, 2018.

Submissions are now open. Deadline for submission is September 3.

 

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Co-Production Market and the POWR Baltic Stories Exchange at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

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 The Co-Production Market runs from the 27th until the 29th of Nov and presents the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award in the amount of 20 000 Euros. It provides a perfect opportunity to find financiers, co-producers and sales agents for your project during an intensive two days of pre-arranged one-on-one meetings. Projects from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Russia, Georgia and Ukraine, plus projects from Italy, our 2018 Focus Country, are eligible for submission. Projects from other countries looking for co-production partners or service providers in these countries are also accepted. 

 

POWR Baltic Stories Exchange (26-30 Nov) trains writers to deliver a good pitch and find a producer at the public project presentation as well as get industry feedback through pre-arranged POWR Meetings with carefully selected Baltic Event participants. Six screenplays in the early stages of development from the Nordic and Baltic countries as well as Italy, BE Focus Country, will be selected. The workshop is organised by Baltic Event in collaboration with the region’s Creative Europe MEDIA Desks and Torino Film Lab.

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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and sub-festivals open submissions

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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (aka PÖFF), Youth and Children’s Film Festival Just Film
and PÖFF Shorts have opened submissions for the 2018 edition.

The 22nd edition of PÖFF, running from November 16th to December 2nd, will see a major change in one of the three competition programmes of the festival. The former Estonian Film Competition that used to be judged by the same jury as the First Feature Competition will be turned into a new programme with its own international jury – the Baltic Film Competition – screening a selection of feature-length films made in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The programme requires Estonian premiere for the Lithuanian and Latvian films (no premiere requirements for Estonian films) and is designed as a showcase of the best Baltic cinematic output from the last year. The programme will have one award - Award for Best Baltic Feature Film with a grant of 3200 Euros, shared by the director and producer.


The festival will also continue its two other competition programmes. The Official Selection Competition will look for films completed after the 15th of September, 2017. With world, international or European premiere as a eligibility criterium.

The First Feature Competition, open for filmmakers presenting their feature debut, will accept films completed after the 15th of September, 2017. That have not had their world or international premiere.

Submissions are also open for all the non-competitive sections of the festival. The programme will include around 200 feature films and documentaries. The final day for submissions is the 17th of August.

The 17th Youth and Children’s film festival Just Film is looking for films for its youth and children’s competitions and documentary sections. Submissions will stay open until the 17th of August.

The 2nd PÖFF Shorts, showcasing short films and animations, will run from the 20th to the 25th of November. The festival saw the merging of two separate sub-festivals last year - the animation film festival Animated Dreams and the International Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers. The new festival has retained the identities and most programmes of the former festival. Submissions close on the 25th of August.

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The NYC Independent Film Festival 
May 5 – 12, 2019

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Regular deadline November 30 2018 

The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival provides a showcase for indie filmmakers from NYC and around the world to the NYC public & entertainment industry. Indie filmmakers self­fund projects with budgets from $0 - ­$1,000,000 and often overlooked, these filmmakers show extraordinary talent and creativity under tight budgets. The Festival provides filmmakers with the opportunity for potential distribution while meeting fans and promoting their film. 

The Festival is an annual event and will run May 5 - 12, 2019, taking place at Producers Club, The Caveat and Cameo Clnton Studios. We will screen 250 films, host panels and presentations, as well as after parties, a live script reading, and a live comedy sketch performance! All while hosting hundreds of filmamakers from around the world!

 

2019 submission categories include: Narrative Feature, Short Film (narrative), Super Short Film (narrative), Documentary Fearure, Documentary Short, Music Video, Art/Experimental (short film), Animation (short film), Short Script, Short Sketch Comedy Videos, Virtual Reality, Web Series, TV Pilots. 

 

Join us in New York City May 5 to 12, 2019

 

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Fantasporto’2019 Oporto International Film Festival 
February 22 to March 2, 2019

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ENTRY DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1st 2018 

This Call is for Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi features and shorts only of Fantasy gendre. The Director’s Week section is destinaded only for, no strings attach.

 

Deadlines for Entries for 2019 edition are November 1st (feature and fantasy shorts) and December 5th (Final Call and only for features). Fantasporto enjoys incredible loyalty and support from the large film-appreciating community all over the World. In the last edition, Fantasporto was attended by over 25,000 enthusiastic genre film fans and over 200 members of the film press and industry.

Considered in 2015 as the first of the independent film festivals in the world by TRIPPER, Fantasporto is among the top film festivals  for the discovery of new talent, having revealed countless of now famous directors, producers and actors.

The World Heritage City by UNESCO of Porto, twice considered Europe’s Best Touristic Destination,  is another factor adding interest . Founded in 1981, the 39th edition has the support of the Portuguese State and the Townhall.

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ECO CALLING

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Filmfestivals com has an eye for Eco, Transition, Green and Conservationism cinema: check our fantastic selection

Films we curate for festivals: Check our selection of 'Best for Fests' in the eco green genre!   "Ones to Watch for fests' by filmfestivals.com"...  

2018 Green Film Network Award: and the winners are…

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It was hard to choose among many beautiful documentary films and short films, selected by our festival members all over the world. Nevertheless, in the end we have the winners of Green Film Network Award 2018! And the winners are… Genesis 2.0 by Christian Frei, Maxim Arbugaev (Switzerland, 2018, 103’)   On the remote New Siberian Islands in the Arctic Ocean, hunters search for tusks of extinct mammoths. One day, they discover a s...

 

 

 

 

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Filmfestivals com has an eye for Horror and SciFi: check our fantastic selection

Films we curate for festivals Check our selection of 'Best for Fests' in the Horror SciFi genre!   "Ones to Watch for fests' by filmfestivals.com"...     

John Landis, guest of honour of the 11th Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival

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  The11th Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival will be held from 14 to 23 September. This year we are especially pleased to welcome as our guest of honour, the American film director John Landis. John Landis, an avid cinephile, began his career in the mailroom of 20th Century Fox Studios. A high school dropout, he made his way to the former Yugoslavia at age 18 to work as a “gofer” on MGM’s K...

 

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Filmfestivals com has an eye for Docs: check our selection

Films we curate for festivals Check our selection of 'Best for Fests' documentaries.  "Ones to Watch for fests' by filmfestivals.com".  LIVING IN THE FUTURES PAST by Susan Kucera, produced and presented by Jeff Bridges. USA

 

EDN is Hiring a New Director

 

  EDN - European Documentary Network is seeking a new director to head Europe's largest documentary association, headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. The new director should be a well-connected individual with a clear vision for the future of the documentary sector. The designated director will start working from early 2019 onwards, replacing Paul Pauwels who has been at the helm of the association since May 2013. Applications for this position are accepted until September 7, 2018. E...

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ISABELLE by Rob Heydon USA 2018 80 minutes

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The supernatural thriller Isabelle by writer Donald Martin, with producer Sid Ganis (former Chairman Columbia Pictures) and director Rob Heydon isentering th efestival circuit with a world premiere at Busan.

In the vein of Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist, Isabelle is about an all-American couple whose dream of starting a family is shattered after they move into the perfect New Englandneighborhood.

Once settled, they soon descend into the depths of terror as they struggle to survive a genuine threat from a dark presence that appears to want to end their very lives.

 

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Sharkwater: Extinction by Rob Stewart Documentary Canada 2018 Sharkwater: Extinction by Rob Stewart - Canada 2018 90 minutes

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Rob Stewart “Conservation is the preservation of human life on earth. And that, above all else, is worth fighting for”

Watch Rob Stewart doing what he loved most of all, swimming with sharks, in exclusive footage from his third film, 

Sharkwater: Extinction.

The soundtrack "Child of the Water" is a tribute to Rob, written and recorded by the ethereal Chantal Kreviazuk.

Click here for a preview.

Sharkwater: Extinction, scheduled to release in October 2018, is a follow up to his first two award-winning films,

Sharkwater and Revolution. Sharkwater exposed the devastating issue of shark finning, while Revolution brought

the destructive effects of Ocean Acidification to light.

Rob taught the world to not fear sharks, through his iconic images of hugging these majestic creatures and free diving with them.

Rob Stewart Sharkwater: Extinction

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TAIPEI by Jason Lester Romance under influence - USA, first feature film 96 minutes

"Think Romeo and Juliet meets Trainspotting" - Filmfestivals.com Bruno Chatelin

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Taipei is an adaptation of Tao Lin’s critically-acclaimed, cult favorite novel of the same name.

Two young New York writers fall in and out of love amidst a whirlwind of drugs, parties, technology, and travel. As one relationship collapses, another blooms for Erin, swept into the world of Paul Chen, a mysterious, charismatic author. When he proposes documenting every aspect of their new romance in an epic laptop-filmed “documentary”, the couple enter into a performative bad romance, fueled by substances and sleepless nights. Tracking the pair through a shotgun Niagara Falls wedding, an LSD trip in a New Jersey mansion, and to Taiwan, the country of Paul’s birth where the couple comes to confront their individual alienation, Taipei is a visually stunning, extremely contemporary portrayal of what it means to be young, alive, and in love in a digital world.

Taipei wins at The Mexico International Film Festival

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Taipei won 2018 Bronze Palm Award at The Mexico International Film Festival   The Mexico International Film Festival and Awards has become an important awards event within the film industry and a centerpiece for promoting and growing the thriving arts and culture community of Mexico. Founded on the premise that the language of film is universal and a dynamic force in bridging cultural understanding, the event celebrates and recognizes the very best of international inde...

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LIVING AMONG US by Brian Metcalf  - Vampire Found Footage Thriller Ocober 2017 80 minutes

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A family of Vampires hire some filmmakers to bring their story to the world with devastating results.  STARRING: John Heard (Home Alone), Esmé Bianco (Game of Thrones), Thomas Ian Nicholas (American Pie), William Sadler (Iron Man 3), Andrew Keegan (10 Things I Hate About You).

Living Among Us to play at Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival 2018

Two prizes at 13Horror best horror baddie and best special effects

Living Among Us Winner of a Platinum Remy Award at Houston Worldfest

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LIVING IN THE FUTURES PAST by Susan Kucera, A documentary presented by Jeff Bridges.
USA October 2017 - 83 minutes 

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13 Festival wins so far for Living in the Future's Past

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Revolution by Rob Stewart 

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over 40 festival wins so far

Eco Documentary feature film by Rob Stewart April 2015, 82 minutes (Sharkwater)
Revolution is a film about changing the world. The true-life adventure of Rob Stewart, this follow-up to his acclaimed SHARKWATER (36 festival wins) documentary continues his remarkable journey; one that will take him through 15 countries over four years, and where he'll discover that it's not only sharks that are in grave danger -- it's humanity itself.

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Des partenariats forts avec les plus grands festivals et marchés

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Nous sommes très fiers des bonnes relations et des partenariats signé avec les plus grands festivals et marchés : Venice Production Bridge, FestForums Santa Barbara, AFM, Animaze, Tallinn Black Night International Film Festival, Houston WorldFest, Fantasporto, et Cannes Market bien entendu et beaucoup d'autres. Nous sommes heureux de pouvoir grace à ces parteneriats pouvoir apporter news et dailies à ...
 

44e Cérémonie d'Ouverture du Festival Américain de Deauville.

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Le Jury présidé par Sandrine Kiberlain et composé de Sabine Azéma, Alex Beaupain, Leïla Bekthi, Stéphane Brizé, Sara Giraudeau, Xavier Legrand, Pierre Salvadori et Leïla Slimani, a foulé pour la première fois le fameux tapis rouge de Deauville.  Le coméd...
 

Festival Francophonie Métissée du 25 septembre au 9 octobre 2018

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    Festival Francophonie métissée  #FFM2018  Du 25 septembre au 9 octobre 2018   ...
 

Le 1er complexe Kinepolis en Île-de-France ouvre ce vendredi 7 septembre à 17h30 à Brétigny-sur-Orge

 
  Kinepolis Group SA a vu le jour en 1997 suite à la fusion de deux groupes de cinéma familiaux et a été cotée en bourse en 1998. Kinepolis offre un concept de cinéma innovant, considéré comme un exemple dans le secteur. Outre son activité cinématographique, le Groupe est également actif dans la distribution de films, l'organisation d'événements, la publicité à l'&eacu...
 

Le Festival Biarritz Amérique Latine rend hommage au grand cinéaste argentin Hugo Santiago

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Cette année, le Festival Biarritz Amérique Latine rend hommage au grand cinéaste argentin Hugo Santiago, disparu en février de cette année. Deux de ses oeuvres seront présentées au festival.   Un cinéaste majeur        Né à Buenos Aires en 1939, Hugo Santiago est décédé à Paris cet...
 

Top 10 des entrées hebdo France du 29/08/2018 au 04/09/2018

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Photo de famille s'impose en tête des démarrages 1er jour de ce mercredi 5 septembre, suivi d'Un nouveau jour sur Terre.               ...
 

Focus de Cinemed sur le jeune cinéma libanais : naissance d’une industrie, focus

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 Les évènements festifs libanais   Le Cinemed a naturellement toujours été attentif à la production de films en provenance du Liban. Mais pouvait-on parler pour autant d’un cinéma libanais ? Il semble plutôt qu’il s’agissait jusqu’à très récemment d’initiatives individuelles, certes pertinentes, mais qui ne laissaient pas apparaître une véritable industrie cin&eacut...
 

Le prestigieux Korean Cinema Award sera décerné à Busan à nos amis de Vesoul Martine et Jean-Marc Thérouanne

 
Martine et Jean-Marc Thérouanne, Directrice et Délégué Général, cofondateurs du Festival International des Cinémas de Vesoul sont les lauréats du 23e Korean Cinema Award. Ce prix prestigieux leur sera remis lors de la cérémonie d’ouverture du 23e Festival International du Film de Busan (Corée du Sud) (l’un des cinq plus grands festivals du monde), le 4 octobre, pour récompenser leur vie dé...
 

Départ de Monsieur Cyrille Dos Ghali, directeur administratif du NIFFF

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Le Festival International du Film Fantastique de Neuchâtel annonce aujourd’hui le départ de son directeur administratif Cyrille Dos Ghali. Le comité du NIFFF, ainsi que la direction tient à souligner l'apport exceptionnel de Cyrille Dos Ghali à la tête du secteur administratif du Festival au cours des sept dernières éditions. De par...

Votez pour le EFA People's Choice Award

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  Chaque année, le People’s Choice Award de la European Film Academy donne l’occasion aux cinéphiles à travers l’Europe d’élire leur film européen favori. A l’invitation de la European Film Academy, qui compte parmi ses membres, les plus grandes stars européennes, réalisateurs, acteurs et actrices, le People’s Choice Award se tourne vers ceux pour qui les films sont faits : le public. Le vote de cette an... 

 

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