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NEWSLETTER N° 511: May 31, 2011

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NEWSLETTER N° 511: May 31, 2011

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Ensemble winner of Banlieuz' Art competition screened in Cannes and follows a dream of a festival circuit, Mediawave, Aruba...


Indie Film ?27m2? Wins Big at L.A. Movie Awards
Take a look at all the amazing awards "27m2," winner of ?Europe's Best Independent Film? at ÉCU 2011, won at the Los Angeles Movie Awards! Well done! Jetez un ?il à tous les incroyables prix que "27m2," lauréat de 'Europe's ...

2011 Awards Night
The Actor Felipe Folgosi during the 2011 Award Night Click here: ...

Banlieuz Art competition awarded 8 shorts in Cannes: Ensemble by Mohamed Fekrane...
ENSEMBLE Cast and Crew The Synopsis: Paris, 1942, Isaac a Jewish child, escapes the Nazis, he found refuge in the mosque of Paris. Ahmed, the Imam, took under his protection. Ahmed decided to save as many children as possible from certain death. Short Film "Ensemble" based on a t...

Banlieuz Art competition awarded 8 short films in Cannes: Ensemble...
ENSEMBLE Cast and Crew The Synopsis: Paris, 1942, Isaac a Jewish child, escapes the Nazis, he found refuge in the mosque of Paris. Ahmed, the Imam, took under his protection. Ahmed decided to save as many children as possible from certain death. Short Film "Ensemble" bas...

 Krakow Film Festival awards
 Comments on Krakow Film Festival 2011 awards
 Cannes 2011 Winners, watch the trailers


Zlin Opens With Airplanes And Fireworks
The Zlin Film Festival, one of the oldest and biggest devoted to films for children and youth, kicked off its celebrations yesterday in high style. In truth, the Festival has two openings?.the first occurs during the day with an audience packed with local children. They (and assembled adults) were treated to the world premiere of IN THE DUVET, the first 3D film produced in the Czech Republic. T...

Mediawave Film Forum 2
OFFICIAL AND ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM 9 JUNE (Thursday) ARRIVAL (Savaria Cinema - registration desk) 18:00 OPENING SCREENING (Savaria Cinema - Chamber hall) Peter Kerekes (SLK): Cooking History 76 min. 19:45 OPENING CONFERENCE Opening performance and welcome reception 10 JUNE (Friday) 09:45 REGISTRATION ...

ScreenSingapore outlines the achievements and the program for the inaugural edition, set for 5 to 12 June 2011
Exactly one year after the Board of ScreenSingapore announced its ambitious plan at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in 2010 to create a filmed entertainment ?hybrid? event in Singapore, key Board members, headed by Chairman Greg Coote, return to Cannes to outline the achievements and the program for the inaugural edition, set for 5 to 12 June 2011. ScreenSingapore has a myriad of component parts:...

ÉCU Special Screening at Café COUTUME
ÉCU is excited to host our first post-2011 festival screening, where we will be featuring two ?Europe?s Best Independent? awarded films at Café COUTUME, located in central Paris. This showing will be one of many special screenings ÉCU will be hosting in Paris in the next few months. Make sure you sign up with our ÉCU Members Club to get premier access to all of our screenings! To obtain...

The Magic Of The Zlin Film Festival
The Zlin Film Festival in the Czech Republic is one of the leading festivals around the world devoted to films, videos and new media works for the children and young adult sector. The Festival, which runs in the UNESCO Heritage City of Zlin in eastern Czech Republic, opens on Monday with the world premiere of IN THE DUVET, a new Czech film that is the first made completely in 3D. The film wil...

New dates for the second Eko International Film Festival
Dates for the second edition of EKOIFF have been set to july 9 to 14, 2011. The campaign has started on our partner's channels (we'll be on TV stations of the company, radio stations) We are so proud to have such a partner with a wonderful platform with the most popular entertainment TV in Nigeria : The Silverbird Group We will also be promoted on one of the chann...

 Uranium Film Festival ended with Atomic Bombs on the Planet Earth
 Mediawave Film Forum 2
 Program for the San Francisco Silent Film Festival
 13th Festival of German Films opens in Madrid with GOETHE!
 The Magic Of The Zlin Film Festival
 Aruba Festival reveals line up
 Campus MovieFest (CMF) returns to Hollywood with more films...
 Hamburg International Short Film Festival line up of 300 films
 Dimension 3 launches tomorrow
 The 3rd Annual Hola Mexico Film Festival goes live


Critics' week director introduces the line up of 50th edition

Ingmar Bergman: Truth and Lies? exhibition at the Ghent Film Festival
On the initiative of and in collaboration with the Ghent Film Festival, the Province of East Flanders presents ?Ingmar Bergman: Truth and Lies?. The exhibition, organized by the Deutsche Kinemathek ? Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Berlin, in association with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Beverly Hills, California, delves into the career and personal life of the legendary Swedi...

"Do the things right from the beginning" - Industria Argentina - 2011 with Carlos Portaluppi

Golden Palm winner Tree of life clip 4
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Cannes Golden Palm Tree of Life clip 2
Golden Palm winner Tree of Life clip 1


Revival possibilities of film festivals at Mediawave Film Forum 2
The way of festivals: uniqueness, new trends, audience Festival representatives discuss the new ways they should find to keep and attract audience, how to keep up with the digital world. Éva Vezér (HUN) Hungarian Film Unio The participants will represent the following festivals: IFF

A Tribute to Hitoshi Matsumoto at Locarno 2011
Hitoshi Matsumoto on the set of Scabbard Samurai Hitoshi Matsumoto on the set of Scabbard Samurai The film, starring newcomer Takaaki Nomi and Jun Kunimura (Kill Bill: Vol. 1), is produced by Yoshimoto Kogyo, Kyoraku Sangyo and Phantom Film, and goes on theatrical release in Japan next June ...

Eko International Film festival Calrenws partnesrhip with Industry world wide leader in the festival community
Hope Obioma Opara President of the EKOIFF is happy to announce that the partnership with M21 Entertainment has been renewed allowing the festival to enjoy great visibilit in the leading media for the film & festivals community. and portal, and social netwo...

Kenny Bobien Release His New Single, THE LIGHT
By Maria Esteves - May 27, 2011 The new single THE LIGHT, produced and co-written by Kenny Bobien; music video directed by Ruben Swift Vidal, DJN Productions released Wednesday, May 22, 2011, is available at ...

Interview with Bouli Lanners director of The Giants
How did The Giants come about? I wanted to tell the story of two brothers who fend for themselves, on the edge of society and away from the city. The idea that they should be two young adolescents then imposed itself because I wanted to talk about that period in life when, guided by a desir...

 Oscar®-winning composer Ennio Morricone to head the Rome Fest jury
 Revival possibilities of film festivals Mediawave Film Forum 2 Panelists
 Bruno Chatelin to speak at Mediawave Film Festival Forum

Lars van Triers and Nazis...the VIDEO excerpts

Lars van Triers suicide at press conference wakes up the press with declaration against Nazis...


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Aruba International Film festival


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ECU The European Independent Film Festival March 2012

The European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU) continues its commitment of being at the centre of discovery, promotion and projection of the very best independent filmmaking talent from around the world.
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Taiwan International Children Film Festival March 31, april 7, 2012
Taiwan International Children’s Film Festival (TICFF) was founded by Public Television Service (PTS) in 2004. It is the first film and television festival in Asia dedicated to viewers aged 12 and under. TICFF is held biennially, with its 5th edition scheduled for April 2012 in Taipei. TICFF’s mission is to encourage quality children’s programming worldwide and to engage young local viewers with valuable access to the media. We welcome all types of creative, fun, and multicultural films as well as television programs.
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 Pacific Meridian - Vladivostok International Film Festival of Asian Pacific countries August 10-16,2011

«Pacific Meridian» is an International Film Festival of Asian Pacific Countries. Asian-Pacific Coutries are the countries surrounded by Pacific Ocean and countries of South-East Asia including India. Film Festival is held annually in one of the most beautiful places on the Pacific Ocean coast - Vladivostok. ...(John Paul II.)
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 The 3rd Iñigo Film Festival calling for shorts August 16-19,2011
The cinema enjoys a wealth of languages, a multiplicity of styles and a variety of narrative forms that are truly great: from realism to fable, from history to science fiction, from adventure to tragedy, from comedy to news, from animated cartoon to documentary...(John Paul II.)

The Jesuits are pleased again to announce the 3rd “Iñigo Film Festival” for short films at the World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid, Spain
Entries are accepted in the following categories: narrative fiction, animated and documentary on the general theme of ‘City of God’. A wide variety of interpretations of this topic is expected and encouraged.

 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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 The Ruby Mountain Film Festival August 11-14, 2011 
The Ruby Mountain Film Festival is dedicated to the exhibition and nurturing of film and video as an art. The RMFF presents a full range of storytelling through visual arts from independent and student filmmakers to big budget major motion pictures with a particular emphasis on low budget featurefilms, student films and westerns.Submit now

 Raindance Film Festival 2011 28 September - 9 October, 2011

Raindance showcases features and shorts made by independent filmmakers from all around the world to an audience of film fans, journalists, acquisition executives, actors, producers and directors. Each year we receive thousands of film submissions of just about every genre you can imagine from very talented filmmakers so it’s safe to assume that the competition is fierce. If you think your film has what it takes to make Raindance ’11 then submit your film before the 17th June 2011. 
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 HollyShorts Film Festival August 11-18, 2011
The 7th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, scheduled for August 11-18, 2011, is now accepting submissions and commercials ( 2010 HSFF featured over 200 projects showcasing stars and filmmakers including David Arquette, James Caan, John Dahl, James Franco, and Kirsten Dunst. HSFF awards over $40,000 in prizes, including $20,000 in services courtesy of Company 3.
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