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VENICE 2018 Competition Awards With Oscarly Echoes - Comments by Alex Deleon

By Alex Deleon Alfonso Cuarón. bestows a kiss on his Best Picture Golden Lion The 2018 Venice Film Festival. competition awards ran mostly true to form with top festival prizes going to established favorites and front runners with a few surprises on the outside track.   Willem Defoe's finely honed Portrayal of troubled painter Vincent van Gogh in the final years of his life was nearly a foregone conclusion for Best Actor in spite of the fact that critical reaction to &nb...

Award winners of the 25th Oldenburg International Film Festival and Closing Statement

  Award Ceremony of the German Independence Awards, Closing Night Gala with “Promise At Dawn” by Eric Barbier     The 25th edition started with several premieres: on Wednesday the opening gala for the first time took place in the congress center. With the European premiere of Sarik Andreasyan‘s  “Unforgiven”, it was also the first time that a film from outside of Germany opened the festival. Numerous stars on the red carpet being cheered b...

Toronto International Film Festival Announces 2018 Award Winners

The Toronto International Film Festival® announced its award winners at the closing ceremony at TIFF Bell Lightbox today, hosted by Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF. The 43rd Festival wraps up this evening.   IWC​ ​SHORT​ ​CUTS​ ​AWARD​ ​FOR​ ​BEST​ ​SHORT​ ​FILM The IWC Short Cuts Award for Best Canadian Short Film goes to ...

The Accolade Global Film Competition Announces Latest Winners

 Go to www.AccoladeCompetition.org for details   The awards go to those filmmakers, television producers and videographers who produce fresh, standout entertainment and compelling documentaries. The Accolade is an international awards competition that honors those who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity. ~ Best of Show ~ Jennifer Pepperman – After Forever Jennifer Pepperman, (USA), After Forever, Web Series – After Forever ...

Changes to the 91st Oscars (2019) include restructuring and shortening the length of the telecast to three hours.

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While remaining committed to celebrating a wide spectrum of movies, the Academy announced today that it will not present the new Oscars® category at the upcoming 91st awards. The Academy recognized that implementing any new award nine months into the year creates challenges for films that have already been released. The Board of Governors continues to be actively engaged in discussions, and will examine and seek additional input regarding this category. “There has been a wide range of...

The Academy has voted 19 students as winners of the Student Academy Awards®45th competition.

The Academy has voted 19 students as winners of the Student Academy Awards®45th competition.  This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,582 entries from 278 domestic and 122 international colleges and universities, which were voted upon by a record number of Academy members.  The 2018 winners join the ranks of such past Student Academy Award winners as Patricia Cardoso, Pete Docter, Cary Fukunaga, John Lasseter, Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Patricia Rigge...

The Cooperación Española award goes to the Ibero-American film making the greatest contribution to development

      For the fourth year running, AECID joins the San Sebastian Festival to give its Cooperación Española Award to the Ibero-American film making the greatest contribution to human development, the eradication of poverty and the full exercise of human rights.   The Award is part of the alliance between AECID and the San Sebastian Festival to promote the Ibero-American audiovisual industry. The Cooperación Española Award will be present...

The Awards of the 75th Venice International Film Festival

  VENEZIA 75 The Venezia 75 Jury, chaired by Guillermo del Toro, and comprised of Sylvia Chang, Trine Dyrholm, Nicole Garcia, Paolo Genovese, Malgorzata Szumowska, Taika Waititi, Christoph Waltz, Naomi Watts, having viewed all 21 films in competition, has decided as follows: GOLDEN LION for Best Film to: ROMA by Alfonso Cuarón (Mexico) SILVER LION - GRAND JURY PRIZE to: THE FAVOURITE by Yorgos Lanthimos (UK, Ireland, USA) SILVER LION - AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR...

VIDEO - Awards FULL Ceremony of the 75th Venice International Film Festival

Awards Ceremony of the 75th Venice International Film Festival 8th September 2018 Palazzo del Cinema, Venice Lido               ...

Collateral Awards of the 75th Venice Film Festival

Independently awarded by associations of film critics, clubs and cultural associations, and cinema professionals. HFPA Award – HFPA (Hollywood Foreign Press Association) Presented to three filmmakers (director, producer) from the Orizzonti category awarded for Best Film, Best Director and Special Jury Prize   Casa Wabi – Mantarraya Award (Fundación Casa Wabi - Mantarraya Group) To the director winner of the Award for a Debut Film of the 75th ...

VIDEO - Awards Ceremony of the 75th Venice International Film Festival (highlights)

Awards Ceremony of the 75th Venice International Film Festival (highlights) 8th September 2018 Alfonso Cuaron wins the Golden Lion #Venezia75 with ROMA @ROMACuaron   ...

GdA Awards 2018

GdA DIRECTOR'S AWARD C'est ça l'amour - Real Love by Claire Burger "An extremely personal film from the director Claire Burger, an extremely relatable piece on the different situations we face in our lives, whether we are dealing with a failing relationship, or having our heart broken for the very first time. We chose this film due to its tenderness and its craft, which director Burger is completely in control of." THE BNL PE...

Jose by Li Cheng wins Queer Lion in Venise

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

    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...

Iran Children, Youth Filmfest winners announced

    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...

10th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival: Music Videos Celebration!

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We want to thank all of our filmmakers and fans who have supported the NYC Independent Film Festival throughout the years! Without you all, none of this would be possible! As we approach a DECADE of 'never boring' cinema we've decided to present a special treat for our next festival! At the 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Fest we will be screening all of our INCREDIBLE past winners in the 'Best Music Video' category!  Get ready to jam, feel inspired, awaken your emotions, ...

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 ...

Donostia Awards and tribute to the career of legendary actress Judi Dench

        The British actress Judi Dench will receive the prestigious Donostia Award at the 66th edition of the San Sebastian Festival next month. The Festival’s highest honorary award will be presented on Tuesday, September 25th, prior to the scr...

A Zurich tribute to...Award to German Director Wim Wenders

      Internationally renowned German director Wim Wenders will receive the A Tribute to... Award on October 6. The award will include a retrospective of his work screened in his honour at the 14th Zurich Film Festival. Wim Wenders will collect the 14th Zurich Film Festival’s A Tribute to... Award in person during the Award Night ceremony at Zurich Opera House on October 6. A retrospective of twelve of the German director’s most important films will be screen...

Tomorrow is the Earlybird Deadline for the 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival!

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Submit by August 31, 2018 to be a part of our 10th Annual festival, happening May 5 through May 12 2019!   To submit visit: https://filmfreeway.com/nycindieff ...

Golden Lion to Vanessa Redgrave presented during the Opening Ceremony

British actress Vanessa Redgrave has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 75th Venice International Film Festival (29 August – 8 September, 2018). The decision was made by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, upon recommendation of the Director of the Venice Film Festival, Alberto Barbera. This is the second Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 75th Venice Film Festival. As already announced, the Golden Lion to a direc...

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