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Hotel Mumbai wins Best Film at 2018 Adelaide Film Festival

  Best Doc: She Who Must Be Loved & Best Short: The Art of the Game Three Adelaide Film Festival FUND projects have picked up top prize in the Rising Sun Pictures Audience Awards at the 2018 ADL Film Fest. Last chance sessions #YOUMUSTSEE continue today and tomorrow!   Best Film, 2018 ADL Film Fest: Hotel Mumbai Hotel Mumbai tells the astonishing story of those trapped in the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in the 2008 attacks. Stars...

"Il vizio della speranza" wins the "BNL People's Choice Award"

Il vizio della speranza (The Vice of Hope) by Edoardo De Angelis is the winner of the "BNL People's Choice Award" at the 13th Rome Film Fest. The "BNL People's Choice Award", in collaboration with BNL Group BNP Paribas, Main Partner of Rome Film Fest, was awarded by the viewers: the audience cast its vote for the films in the Official Selection using myCicero, the official app "RomeFilmFest" (developed by Pluservice), and on the website www.romacinemafest....

URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL BERLIN 2018 WINNERS

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International Uranium Film Festival in Berlin 2018 honors filmmakers and personalities that reveal the history and risks of the Atomic Age. Films from USA, UK and the Marshall Islands received awards in Berlin. The 7th International Film Festival in Berlin ended last Sunday, October 14th in the Zeiss-Großplanetarium with filmmakers and special guests from USA, Scotland, England, Denmark, Japan, Portugal, the Marshall Islands and Germany. Six films received the...

Jason Reitman to receive the John Cassavetes Award at next Denver Film Festival

The 41st Denver Film Festival will run October 31–November 11, 2018       Jason Reitman will appear in-person with his new film The Front Runner and be presented with the award onstage at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Thursday, November 8.   The Denver Film Festival (DFF), p...

The 3rd Slemani International Film Festival announces winners

The Slemani International Film Festival wrapped up with an awards ceremony and several acclaimed Iranian artists including Jafar Panahi, Majid Majidi and Navid Mohammadzadeh won the main awards of the event, held from October 10-16 in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan.   Presided by Foad Jalal and organized by Masti Film Company and Mullah Bakhtiar the official in charge of supporting the festival, the closing ceremony of the festival was attended by several well-known Iranian artists includi...

Byron Bay International Film Festival announces award winners

With high acclaim for the selection and quality of films that made up the Official Selection for the 12th Byron Bay Film Festival, Director J’aimee Skippon-Volke released the full line-up of winning films taking home the coveted awards.   Woman at War – the Cannes award-winning follow-up to Icelandic director Benedikt Erlingsson's Of Horses and Men ­– took both Best Dramatic Feature and Best Film. In true Byron style, the film wa...

EFA Animation and Comedy Nominations

The European Film Academy proudly announces the nominations for the award categories EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2018 and EUROPEAN COMEDY 2018.  The nominations for the category COMEDY were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Members Angeles González-Sinde (Spain), Henning Kamm (Germany) and Ada Solomon (Romania), director Hannes Holm (Sweden) and distributor Hrvoje Laurenta (Croatia). As for ANIMATED FEATURE FILM, the committee consisted of EFA Board Dep...

Sundance Institute Names 2018 Art of Nonfiction Fellows and Grantees

     From Unrestricted Grants to Custom-Tailored Support, Documentary Film Program Celebrates Innovative Approaches to Nonfiction Filmmaking     Top, L–R: Deborah Stratman, Sky Hopinka, Leilah Weinraub. Middle, L–R: LaToya Ruby Frazier, Natalia...

Lifetime Achievement Award to Martin Scorsese in Rome

  check his masterclass in Cannes ...

Isabelle Hupert received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Rome

Isabelle Huppert Photocall - 13th Rome Film Fest Isabelle Huppert attends a photocall during the 13th Rome Film Fest at Auditorium Parco Della Musica on October 20, 2018 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images) Isabelle Huppert ...

The winners of the festival Bridge of Arts 2018

Eric Roberts The closing ceremony of the IV International Motivational Film and Sports Festival BRIDGE of ARTS took place on October 14, 2018 in Multiplex Gorizont CINEMA&EMOTION in Rostov-on-Don. The names of main and short film competitions’ winners were announced at the event. The ceremony was hosted by Marat Basharov. “It was the best festival I have ever visited and trust me – I have visited a lot of them. This one was the best and the merriest,” the statem...

Ocktober Film Festival Winners!!!

   Winning films will receive a 4 day theater run at Stuart Cinema & Café.        Best Feature: A Sense of Purpose: Fighting For Our Lives Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9XyxN76JzA   Best Music Video: Together Music Video: https://vimeo.com/199503135 ...

2018 Iris Prize Winners announced at carnival celebration in Cardiff

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  ·        Three Centimetres, by Lebanese director Lara Zeidan wins international Iris Prize   ·        Beyond ‘There’s always a black issue, dear’ wins Best British Award   ·        Best Feature Film win for AIDS drama 1985   IRIS PRIZE Three Centimetres, directed by Lebanese filmmaker Lara Zeidan, has been announced the win...

The FNC Awards the Louve d'Or to GENESIS by Phillipe Lesage

WINNERS OF THE 47TH EDITION After Thuesday's Short Films Awards (take a look at the winners here), yesterday was the moment to give the features and VR works awards.   COMPÉTITION INTERNATIONALE – FEATURES The International Competition (feature films) jury is composed of Fanny Britt, Alanis Obomsawin and François-Pier Pelinard-Lambert. Louve d'or - Presented by Quebecor GENÈSE / GENESIS by Phillipe Lesage ...

Six Debut Films Nominated for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2018 – Prix FIPRESCI

The European Film Academy congratulates the nominees for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2018 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film.  This year’s nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Member Katriel Schory (Israel), festival programmers Mihai Chirilov (Romania) and Azize Tan (Turkey) as well as film critics Isabelle Danel (Fra...

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored 19 student winners from colleges and universities around the world

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight honored its student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 45th Student Academy Awards ceremony, held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards were announced and presented by documentarian Arthur Dong, actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani and directors Catherine Hardwicke and Patricia Riggen! The 2018 Student Academy Award winners are: Alternative (Dom...

Shriekfest announces its 2018 WINNERS!

Shriekfest, the Los Angeles International Film Festival & Screenplay Competiton was a huge success! Denise Gossett, festival director, once again hosted Shriekfest Oct 4-7th at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Shriekfest screened 48 films and had 40 screenplay finalists. Gossett says "I'm so very proud of all of these talented people.  It is an honor to know them."   "Camp Cold Brook"  directed by Andy Palmer took the Grand Jury prize for Best Horror Fe...

APM Award Winners

Busan Award The Final Print | JANG Woojin | Korea MAS Award Yesterday Will Be Perfect | Timothy YEUNG | Hong Kong (China), Canada Bright East Films Award Blossom | LIU Yanwenjun | China CJ Entertainment Award Where We Belong | Kongdej JATURANRASMEE | Thailand LOTTE Award The Martyrdom | KIM Uiseok | Korea KOCCA Award In the Water l SHIN Dongseok l Korea ARTE International Prize My Small Land (working title) | Emma KAWAWADA | Japan Sørfond Award The Exam | Shawkat Amin KORK...

IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award in association with the BFI was awarded to Richard Billingham,

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THE £50K IWC FILMMAKER BURSARY AWARD IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE BFI GOES TO RICHARD BILLINGHAM, WRITER AND DIRECTOR OF RAY & LIZ The third annual IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award in association with the BFI was tonight awarded to Richard Billingham, writer and director of Ray & Liz. At £50,000 it is the most significant bursary of its kind in the UK film industry, expressly designed to support the future careers of exceptional British film talent who have a film in Off...

Golden Calf Awards 38th edition Nederlands Film Festival

The 2018 Golden Calf awards were handed out during the L’OR Golden Calf Gala of the 38th edition of the Nederlands Film Festival (NFF) Friday 5 October. During the ceremony the best film, television and interactive productions from the past year were awarded with the most prestigious prizes in Dutch cinema. The biggest winner was Bankier van het verzet (The Resistance Banker) which was won for Best Production Design, Best Supporting Actress, Best Actor and Best Feature Film. The film als...

The Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma announceS the winners of the 47th edition :

The Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma is proud to announce the winners of the 47th edition :   COMPÉTITION INTERNATIONALE – SHORT FILMS Compétition internationale's JURY : Pascale Drevillon, Roxanne Sayegh et Cheryl Sim.   Loup argenté Best short film in the International Competition ($5 000 in cash).   JURY'S SPECIAL MENTION Magic Alps by Andrea Brusa, Marco Scotuzzi   WINNER Juck&...

Vancouver International Film Festival launches the Rob Stewart Eco Warrior Award in honor of Rob’s legacy

We are so excited to announce the Vancouver International Film Festival Rob Stewart Eco Warrior Award in honor of Rob’s legacy and achievements. The annual award - presented by RBC and Cineplex - will recognize an individual whose work as an activist and storyteller advances social impact agendas and changes the way we think and act in the world - just like Rob Stewart did. #Robliveson ...

87 challengers for Best Foreign Picture

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87 COUNTRIES IN COMPETITION FOR  2018 FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OSCAR® Eighty-seven countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 91st Academy Awards®.  Malawi and Niger are first-time entrants.  The 2018 submissions are:  Afghanistan, “Rona Azim’s Mother,” Jamshid Mahmoudi, director; Algeria, “Until the End of Time,” Yasmine Chouikh, director; Argentina, “El &Aac...

The results of the Reykjavík International Film Awards for 2018.

  1.    The Golden Egg/ Vesna by Nathalia Konchalovsky.   2.    International shorts: Special mention / Black Line by Mark Olexa, Francesca Scalisi.   3.    Best International short / Gulyabani by Gurcan Keltek.   4.    Best Icelandic short / Jörmundur by Maddie O´hara, Jack Bushell & Alex Herz.   5.    A different tomorrow / Amér...

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