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NEWSLETTER N° 481: October 22, 2010

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American Indie Auteurs In Poland
While the Polish public certainly is aware of the latest Hollywood films, and with current American television series also freely available here, it is a little surprising that some  of the Ameri...

Chaplin, Welles, Bogart, Curtis Shine At American Film Festival
While the main focus of the American Film Festival, Eastern Europe's first all-American film showcase, is on contemporary directors, the Festival is also presenting an eye-opening hommage to clas...

Music In The Air At American Film Festival
Music is definitely in the air, or at least music films, as the American Film Festival in Wroclaw, Poland enters its second day. Last evening, DJ Spooky (aka Paul D. Miller) presented his extrava...

Hommage To Nathalie Baye in New York
What is it about French actresses, that they grow even more beautiful and, arguably, more talented with age. Jeanne Moreau and Catherine Deneuve are but two examples of this gorgeous gallic phenom...


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Found Footage Film Makes World Premiere Bow At American Film Festival
SPARK OF BEING, a found footage film by  celebrated avant-garde filmmaker Bill Morrison, is making its World Premiere this week in Wroclaw, Poland at the AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL (AFF), the first film event in Eastern Europe solely devoted to the works of contemporary and classic American cinema. Like his earlier film DECASIA (2002), Morrison uses disparate found footage extracts and a dynami...

'The Maiden Danced to Death' with Endre Hules
 Interview with Endre Hules! ME: Hi Endre. First, can you speak about how you got into acting, writing and directing? In which order did you start and when did you know that you had to make films?     ENDRE: I started out in the theatre as an actor, but almost immediately began writing and directing, as well. I studied acting, then I completed a degree as a director at the Na...

Philadelphia's SCREENPLAY FEST - An Online Screenplay Competition
It's a new Online Screenplay Festival hosted by Philadelphia. Writers submit their work for only $20. Screenplays are uploaded Online for producers, agents, industry execs, and anyone to leave feedback and review, and they can even contact the writer if they?re interested in the screenplay. Highest rated scripts win awards valuing over $1000 to improve and expose your screenplay.  Even if your no...

Meet the kids: little Fockers
The test of wills between Jack Byrnes (Robert De Niro) and Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) escalates to new heights of comedy in the third installment of the blockbuster series-Little Fockers. Laura Dern, Jessica Alba and Harvey Keitel join the returning all-star cast for a new chapter of the worldwide hit franchise. It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam (Polo) and countless ...

2nd Annual Lady Filmmakers Film Festival Salutes A Few of Its Favorite Lady Filmmakers
A Salute to just a few successful lady filmmakers in Hollywood! ...

DJ Spooky Brings His Musical Magic To Poland
After touring the globe for the past two years, DJ Spooky arrives in Eastern Europe. His visual/music extravaganza REBIRTH OF A NATION serves as the Opening Night attraction for the inaugural American Film Festival, a new film event that launches on Wednesday evening in Wroclaw, Poland. The man himself will be there to both orchestrate the film presentation and to mix sounds at the film's ...

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Darren Aronfosky Q & A and Day Two of Philly Film Fest
To view with images read post on Tinsel & Tine I made it to The Philadelphia Film Festival ?Making Film in Philly? Panel Discussion (Four Points by Sheraton), in time to enjoy coffee and TastyKakes.  The panel was amazing!  Bob Lowerly & Andy Williams- Dive Shooter (Visual effects and Post Production), Justin Weinberg, Entertainment Lawyer, Thomas Ashley, President of Philadelphia Soundst...

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Joel Schumacher at 2010 Plus Camerimage Festival!
American director and screenwriter Joel Schumacher will attend Plus Camerimage as the festival's special guest and will chair the Jury of the Student Etudes Competition. He is also the recipient of this year's Special Plus Camerimage Award to the Director. Joel Schumacher Joel Schumacher is re...

Spotlight on SHOOTING STARS at International Rome Film Festival
With the aim of increasing the awareness of European films and talent in Italy, European Film Promotion (EFP) will be bringing three SHOOTING STARS 2010 to the International Rome Film Festival (October 28 - November 5) for the first time. Following the showcase at the Berlin International Film Fest...

Oliver Assayas: Post-Punk Auteur
In CARLOS, the riveting and expansive 5 1/2-hour biopic of the charismatic 1970s terrorist Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, writer/director Olivier Assayas relies on a dizzying cinematic style that is also punctuated by the punk music that characterized the rebellion of the age in which he lived. Music a...

VIP Guests At American Film Festival
 DJ Spooky An army of American producers, directors, screenwriters and actors will come together in Wroclaw next week for the inaugural edition of the AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL, the first event in the region completely devoted to classic and contemporary American cinema.   One of th...

Kung-Fu Magyar: An Interview With Hungarian Director Bence Miklauzic
Kung-Fu Magyar? A comedy. A story of friendship and rivalry. A kung-fu film without a fight. Huh? Confused? You won't be after listening to Bence Miklauzic, talking about his new film, Children of the Green Dragon, one of the most popular films this week among audiences at the Warsaw Film Festiva...

"The King's Speech" Director Tom Hooper
The Oscar race is in full swing with this year?s Best Picture Contender, ?The King?s Speech?, due out November 26, 2010. Follow the relationship between a down to earth, middle class family man working as a speech therapist and the Duke of York with a stammering problem. Lionel Logue, played by Ge...

Actress Daryl Hannah at the IFF Brother's Manaki
Daryl Hannah at the IFF Brother's Manaki - recipient of the Special Golden Camera 300 for outstanding contribution to the world cinema art. At today's press conference, ICFF Brother's Manaki and Vip operator with great honour and pleasure announced the jury of the "Brothers Manaki Film Festiv...

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HIFF 30 Award Winners Announced!
The Awards Show for the 2010 Hawaii International Film Festival was held october 20th, and the winners are listed below.  The Vision in Film Award, presented by City & County of Honolulu, was given to Roger & Chaz Ebert. The Maverick Award, presented by Dr. Lawrence KW Tseu, was giv...

Philadelphia's SCREENPLAY FEST - An Online Screenplay Competition
It?s a new Online Screenplay Festival hosted by Philadelphia. Writers submit their work for only $20. Screenplays are uploaded Online for producers, agents, industry execs, and anyone to leave feedback and review, and they can even contact the writer if they?re interested in the screenplay. Highest ...

Pusan International Film Festival wrapped after 9 days of journey.
T The 15th Pusan International Film Festival comes to an end after 9 days of journey. Two South Korean productions won the major awards at Asia's top film festival Friday, lauded for their richly evocative reflections of modern Korean society. Park Jung-Bum's "The...

Marbella festival Awards 2010
Award for Best Animated Film: nominations: GET OUT! / Fuera de aqui, Director: Barbara Zambrini Mei Ling, Director: François Leroy Out on a Limb / Perdido, sin saber, Director: Daisy Yu-Chuan Lin Winner: Out on a Limb / Perdido, sin saber Award for Best Short Film: nominations: 8am, Director: ...

?TEENAGERS? Wins Accolade Competition 2010
"TEENAGERS" Wins Accolade Competition 2010 The feature "Teenagers" of the Productions Forever (Paul Verhoeven, France) has won a prestigious Golden Award of Merit from The Accolade Competition (La Jolla, California). This award was given for the exceptional quality and the co...

Scorched, Canadian Film, Wins Top Prize at Warsaw Film Festival
The Canadian film ?Scorched? ("Incendies") by director Denis Villeneuve won first prize in the international competition at this year's Warsaw Film Festival. The results were announced at a press conference Saturday shortly after 2000h CET by chair of the jury, Antonia Bird. Olivier Mass...

 Animatron winners announced
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 Palm Beach Women International Film Festival April 7 – April 10, 2011
The mission of the festival is to produce a world class film festival that will inspire, promote and support women filmmakers, is equally devoted to supporting and enriching local women filmmakers and to serve our community by contributing to the economy and its diverse cultural population.
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 Itzon - An Online Monthly Film Festival (Rolling Submission)
itzon showcases the best in documentary, animation and fiction from around the globe on an innovative and interactive digital online broadcast platform: the future of TV. Quality film submissions of any length are welcome from all genres worldwide. In addition to the festival awards, itzon offers filmmakers the opportunity to truly interact with their audiences, earn revenue from their VoD viewing figures as well as sell merchandise for their films through the site. 
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 The Museum of Tolerance International Film Festival (MOTIFF) November 13-18, 2010
Deadline for entry September 20
MOTIFF seeks to explore human rights issues and prevent hatred and genocide through the medium of film. 
MOTIFF will be screening independent films from around the globe that shine a light on human rights issues both past and present. 
Intertwined with classic films that bolster the Museum of Tolerance mission, it will be six days of education, understanding and culture.

 The Los Angeles Music Video Festival January 2011
The Festival will bring together the independent music and independent film communities of Los Angeles in a celebration of local musical talent and creativity like never before. If you make music, make videos, like music videos or know anyone who does, come be a part of the movement to save music videos. Join the festival and submit your videos though

 ECU 2011 1st-3rd April 2011
Since its inception five years ago, The European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU) has become the premier arena in Europe for independent filmmakers to screen their films tolarge international audiences , to network with producers , talent scouts, agents and distributors as well as exchange ideas with other indie filmmakers. SUBMIT NOW 

One of the Premiere European awards festivals, annual competitive special interest film festival of 50 awards of various genres held in Monaco. Are the pioneers of non violent cinema from around the world, includes special nomination "Angel Peace Award" televised 2007 BBC World.
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 New York International Independent Film and Video Festival Fall Edition in los angeles:
The NYIIFVF is a competitive event and is dedicated to making things happen for emerging filmmakers and screenwriters. The festival has cultivated excellent relationships with thousands of companies in both cities.
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