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2018 Green Film Network Award: and the winners are…

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...

Isabella Eklöf 's Holiday the winner of the 18th New Horizons International Film Festival

Swedish filmmaker Isabella Eklöf, the director of the film Holiday, is the winner of the Grand Prix of the New Horizons International Competition. Of the 12 competition entries, seven were directed by women. This year's edition of New Horizons can also boast record attendance. "In an unsentimental and unsettling way, Holiday reveals the mechanisims of conformisme and dependence as seen through the eyes of a chameleonic main character manuvering through a world encompased b...

World Soundtrack Awards announces first wave of nominees

This first wave of the 2018 World Soundtrack Award Nominees includes multiple Academy Award® winners and nominees, the best of contemporary film and television music as well as Pulitzer prize winner Kendrick Lamar and other pop artists.  The nominees for Best Film Composer are Academy Award® winners John Williams and Alexandre Desplat, Academy Award® nominees Jóhann Jóhannsson, Jonny Greenwood and Carter Burwell. The Television Composer of th...

The 35 Iris Prize finalists 2018 - llongyfarchiadau / congratulations

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35 short films compete for the 2018 Iris Prize 20 countries represented bringing together films featuring contemporary dance, brutal violence and challenging stories about gender The £30,000 prize continues to be supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation Organisers of the Iris Prize have today (13/08/2018) announced details of the 35 short films competing for the Iris Prize at the 2018 Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival. The winning director will be presented with £30,000 to make the...

Results of the 9th Odesa International Film Festival

The 9th Odesa International Film Festival, which took place from July 13 to 21, sums up its achievements This year, 1070 films from 95 countries were submitted for participation in the competition programs. 12films from the International Competition competed for the main prize – the Grand Prix; 5 features and 13 short films participated in the National Competition, and 8 – in the European Documentary Competition. In total,&...

HollyShorts Awards 2018 Full Winners List

  Best Action Mascarpone Jonas Riemer   Best Animation The Driver Is Red Randall Christopher   Best Cinematographer The Other End Of The Earth Aaron Grasso   Best Comedy Must Kill Karl Joe Kicak   Best Coming Of Age Melody Bernard Kordieh   Best Diversity Diwa Aina Dumlao, Bru Muller   Best Documentary Hula Girl Amy Hill, Chris Riess   Best Drama Phone Duty Lenar Kamalov   Best Ed...

''Phantom Thread'', to receive the FIPRESCI 2018 Grand Prix for Best Film of the Year in San Sebastian

Paul Thomas Anderson will receive the distinction for the third time in San Sebastian     Phantom Thread has been voted Best Film of 2018 by the members of FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics. The vote was decided by 473 critics from all over the world, who chose this production from among all of the films premiered after 1 July 2017. The other three finalists were Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri by Martin McDonagh (City of Donostia / San Sebast...

49 Feature Films Selected for EFA Awards

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The European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the titles of the 49 films on this year’s EFA Feature Film Selection, the list of feature-length fiction films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2018! With 35 European countries represented, the list once again illustrates the great diversity in European cinema. In the 20 countries with the most EFA Members, these members have voted one national film directly into the selection list. To complete the ...

44th Deauville American Film Festival Award will be given to Jacques Audiard's film The Sisters Brothers

« For the first time, this year's Deauville American Film Festival has created the 44th Deauville American Film Festival Award. This award will be given to Jacques Audiard's film The Sisters Brothers in the presence of the film’s team, for the qualities of its direction, for its powerful performances from four major actors of contemporary American cinema - John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Riz Ahmed - and to salute its producers, thanks to whom such a no...

MAD Solutions Presents Its Award at the Final Cut in Venice Workshop for the 4th Year

Continuing its support for Arab cinema, MAD Solutions will present its award at the 6th Final Cut in Venice workshop (September 1-3), held on the margins of the 75th Venice International Film Festival, for the fourth consecutive year. The award offers marketing and distribution services across the Arab world to the winning film project.   In 2017, the film project Joint Possession by Moroccan director Leila Kilani won the MAD Solutions award at the 5th Final Cut in Venice. Before that, ...

Venice Announces Two New Collateral Awards to residency programme filmmakers and debut filmamkers

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La Biennale di Venezia / 75th Venice International Film Festival Announces Two New Collateral Awards: ·         Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) Award to three winning filmmakers from Orizzonti for a residency programme / ·         Fundación Casa Wabi - Mantarraya Award to the winning director of the Venice Award for a Debut Film   La Biennale di Venezia has ann...

The 71st edition of the Locarno Festival closed: the award winners

      The 2018 edition, the sixth and last under the artistic direction of Carlo Chatrian, ended successfully and was crowned with the Pardo d'oro for A LAND IMAGINED by the director YEO Siew Hua. 293 films were shown in less than two weeks, 18 under the sky of Piazza Grande and 15 in the Concorso internazionale: among this year's star guests were the unforgettable greetings from Ethan Hawke and Ted Hope in Piazza G...

The Signs of Life Award to HAI SHANG CHENG SHI (The Fragile House)

 Locarno Festival’s Signs of Life Award ELECTRONIC-ART.FOUNDATION to the Best Film has been granted to HAI SHANG CHENG SHI (The Fragile House) by LIN Zi.   Signs of Life aims to explore new grounds, narrative forms and innovative cinematic languages. Originally out-of-competition when founded in 2014, Signs of Life is a competitive section since last year. This year’s jury is composed by Emilie Bujès, festival director ...

Burgas International Film Festival 2018 Awards

The third edition of Burgas International Film Festival (BIFF) has come to an end! During the festival week viewers had the chance to see over 30 feature, short and documentary films from the Black Sea countries. Among the highlights of the festival were the sit-downs, organised for the audience with the casts and directors of the movies. Тhe locations where BIFF was held were visited by Martichka Bozhilova and Georgi Bogdanov, Georgi Gospodinov, Antoaneta Bachurova, Vladimir Liutskanov, Bori...

Campari Passion for Film Award to Bob Murawski

La Biennale di Venezia / 75th Venice International Film Festival /   American film editor Bob Murawski winner of the new Campari Passion for Film award of the Venice International Film Festival /   His latest work, the reconstruction of Orson Welles’ legendary The Other Side of the Wind, to be presented Out of Competition as a World Premiere   La Biennale di Venezia and Campari are pleased to announce that American film editor Bob Murawski (The Hurt Locker, Sp...

NYC 2 Paris Social Media Links !

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Submit ASAP! Earlybird Deadline - August 31st!

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THE EARLYBIRD DEADLINE FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL NYC INDEPENDENT FILM FEST IS AUGUST 31, 2018! Yes, August 31, 2018!!! Mark your calenders! SUBMIT ASAP!  To submit and to view full rules and guidelines you can visit: https://filmfreeway.com/nycindieff or https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

Zhang Yimou will receive the 2018 Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award of the Venice Film Festival

Chinese director Zhang Yimou  Credits Foto Asac-La Biennale di Venezia    His new film Ying (Shadow) to be presented Out of Competition   La Biennale di Venezia and Jaeger-LeCoultre announce that the great Chinese director Zhang Yimou (Hero, Raise the Red Lantern, Ju Dou; twice winner of the Golden Lion in Venice, in 1992 with The Story of Qiu Ju and in 1999 with Not One Less) has been awarded the 2018 Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker of the 75th Venice Intern...

TIFF Film Circuit People's Choice Award Winners

Film Lovers Across the Country Vote Maudie and Loving Vincent the TIFF Film Circuit People's Choice Award Winners TORONTO — The votes are in and this year’s TIFF Film Circuit People's Choice Award winners have been selected. Of the films touring the country as part of Film Circuit, TIFF’s programme bringing some of the best Canadian and international cinema to communities throughout the country, Maudie was voted Favourite Canadian Film and the groundbreaking Vincent Va...

Locarno 2018 Vision Award 2018 to Kyle Cooper

  © Collection Cinémathèque suisse. All rights reserved.   Locarno71 will pay homage to Kyle Cooper with the Vision Award Ticinomoda, dedicated to those who have used their talents to create new perspectives in the world of cinema. The U.S. filmmaker and graphic designer will be a guest in Piazza Grande on Sunday 5 August and the tribute will be accompanied by a screening of the film Se7en. Born in 196...

The Locarno 2018 Best Independent Producer Award to US producer Ted Hope

The Best Independent Producer Award 2018 “Premio Raimondo Rezzonico”, the Locarno Festival award dedicated to those involved in independent international production, will go to the US producer Ted Hope. He, who has been able to credit the history of independent cinema, bringing new and unexpected voices into the spotlight, will receive the award in Piazza Grande on Thursday, August 2. On Friday August 3, at 10.30 am, the Festival public will have the chance to attend a conversation...

10th Annual NYC Indie Film Fest Announcement and 2018 Interviews!

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As we gear up for the 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival, we are thrilled to announce that in celebration of a decade of ‘never boring’ cinema, we will be screening all past ‘Best in Music Video’ winners from 2012-2018!  We thank all past winners for allowing us to screen their music videos again as a special treat for all of you. Get ready to jam! In other exciting news, all of our 2018 interviews are now available to watch on our website. Intereste...

Moving Words: Films Selected

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As many of you may know, we have teamed up with Arts by the People for our first annual festival to present a special screening of Moving Words!  "Moving Words is an annual project that makes possible transnational collaboration amongst artists of prose, poetry, voice acting, and animation. Moving Words will intersect voices of all ages through writers whose submitted works will be transformed into short films by animation students at various international animation sch...

OIFF-2018 Industry Office winners have been announced

  The FIPRESCI jury has awarded Ukrainian films, and the Film Industry Office have announced the winners within Pitching, Work in Progress and Odesa IFF ScriptEast Series Projects The winners of professional section were announced on the last day of Film Industry Office. Before the awarding ceremony, OIFF general producer Julia Sinkevych greeted all the participants and noted that the program of the previous four days was quite intense, but inspiring: “we hope that next year w...

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