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Queer Palm and Camera d’Or to Lukas Dhont's "Girl"

An event that Cannes has still not acknowledged as an official parallel event even if it at Berlin and Venice is the “Queer Palm Award”. This is important in the struggle for inclusion of LGBTQI representation. This year the award went to "Girl" - Lukas Dhont, a bold narrative on a trans teen ballerina (Victor Polster). Selected for “Un Certain Regard” the film won best artistic interpretation (Victor Polster) - non-gender specific for the first time. It is al...

Save The Date for the 19th Annual Golden Trailer Awards

      Prepare for the 19th Edition of  The Golden Trailer Awards.   19th Annua...

Cannes in Focus with Final Awards

Wishing you all much success in Cannes the N°1 film event in the World which we have been covering since 1995, becoming the N°1 online trade publication for the Cannes Market and Festival (over 600 articles last edition)! Read this online     FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:  &n...

The International Critics' Prizes in Cannes Film Festival 2018

The jury of the International Federation of Film Critics, FIPRESCI, has awarded the International Critics' Prize to the following films presented at the 71tst Cannes Film Festival: In the Official Selection: Competition: Buh-Ning (Burning) by Lee Chang-Dong A visually stunning film and an emotionally complex comment on contemporary society. Un Certain Regard: Girl by Lukas Dhont For its bold integrity in tackling gender issues and displaying incredible poise – from a f...

Girl by Lukas Dhont (Un certain regard selection) wins the Queer Palm in Cannes

The Queer Palm is an independently sponsored prize for selected LGBT-relevant films entered into the Cannes Film Festival. The award recognizes a film for its treatment of LGBT themes and gleans from among those films nominated or entered under Official Selection, Un Certain Regard, International Critics' Week, Directors' Fortnight and the ACID section.   The 2018 jury is headed by Syl...

AmPav Announces Emerging Filmmaker Winners

  Since 1989, The American Pavilion has offered opportunities in Cannes to film students from around the world. The 2018 Emerging Filmmaker Showcase will provide an opportunity for emerging filmmakers to have their works seen by Cannes Festival and Film Market attendees. Prizes will be awarded to filmmakers and the top twenty-seven films will be screened in a special “Emerging Filmmaker” showcase at The American Pavilion in Cannes.     WINNERS INCLUDE: Emergin...

Palm Dog Wamiz goes to "Dog Man" de Matteo Garrone

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Un Certain Regard 2018 Prizes

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Closing Ceremony Critics Week

Charles Tesson & Charlotte Lipinska, Cérémonie de clôture Awards ceremony   Prix SACD SACD Award  WOMAN AT WAR Alex Lutz remettant le Prix Canal + giving the Canal + Award   ...

Bertrand Bonello and the Jury have announced the winners of the 21st Cinéfondation Selection

  The Cinéfondation and Short Films Jury headed by Bertrand Bonello and including Khalil Joreige, Valeska Grisebach, Alanté Kavaïté and Ariane Labed, has awarded the 2018 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films. The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 17 student films, chosen out of 2 426 entries coming from 512 film schools around the world.     &...

“Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography” Tribute to Edward Lachman

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In the presence of Todd Haynes, Michael Pitt, Élodie Bouchez Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey   Tribute to Edward Lachman   Friday 18 May 2018 Buñuel Theatre, Palais des Festivals - 8 pm  Every year, the “Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography” ceremony turns the spotlight on a director of photography whose work has marked the history of world cinema. Since its inception in 2013 tribute has be...

Palmères 2018 Semaine de la Critique Winners

  Grand Prix Nespresso Nespresso Grand Prize DIAMANTINO de by Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt Prix Découverte Leica Cine du court métrage Leica Cine Discovery Prize for short film EKTORAS MALO : I TELEFTEA MERA TIS CHRONIAS de byJacqueline Lentzou Prix Fondation Louis Roederer de la Révélation   Louis Roederer F...

Yes "Sir": Rohena Gera's Film Takes the Distributor's Award

The winner for the Semaine de la Critique's Distributor Award is "Sir" by Rohena Gera. Set in Mumbai, India the film follows the love story between a high class, successful architect and his hired help. Below are just a few things that the critics have to say about "Sir": “An intelligent romance within the confines of upper-crust Indian society. Premiering in the Cannes Critics’ Week sidebar, the film could occupy the same slot that The ...

And the Young Talent Award goes to...Carla Simon!

  Another prize has been added to Carla Simon’s shelf for her film “Estiu 1993”. Already having received a Golden Biznaga for best Spanish film at the Malaga Spanish Cinema Festival, “Estiu 1993” continues to garner international acclaim. Overall, “Estuik 1993” has won over 30 prizes from competitions across the world. This past year, it represented the country of Spain at the 2018 Oscars award ceremony and was shown at the International Fil...

2018 Amsterdam Film Festival Van Gogh Awards

2018 AMSTERDAM FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARDS It is with great pleasure that we announce at this time the award winners of the 2018 Amsterdam Film Festival Van Gogh Awards. The contest received a wide variety of submissions representing top storytellers from over 20 countries around the world. The quality of the work that we had the honor of reviewing was simply astounding. Judging from among this exceptionally high caliber of filmmaking talent proved to be extremely difficult as there ...

Zurich Film Festival launches new award for Best Series

Zurich Film Festival Launches New Award for Best Series The Zurich Film Festival’s new 'ZFF Series' competition section presents between six and eight of the world’s most innovative series. Series of all genres are eligible for nomination as along as they comprise a minimum of four episodes at 40-60 minutes per episode and celebrate their Swiss premiere at the ZFF. A jury will award the Golden Eye for "Best International TV Series" endowed with a CHF 10&rsq...

71st CANNES FILM FESTIVAL Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography Tribute to Edward Lachman (A.S.C.)

Friday May 18th 2018 Buñuel Theatre, Palais des Festivals - 8 pm   Every year, the “Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography” ceremony turns the spotlight on a director of photography whose work has marked the history of world cinema. Since its inception in 2013, tribute has been paid to Philippe Rousselot (AFC*, A...

Call for movies 24th edition of Caminhos Film Festival

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      The applications for the 24thedition of the Caminhos Film Festival are now open. From the 1st of May until the 31st of July the works for the Selection Caminhos and Selection Essays, as well as the works for the other sections of the festival, can be submitted via FilmFreeway. The Caminhos Film Festival has been, since 1988, one of the main references in the cinematographic panorama of Portugal. Presenting itself as the only festival ded...

ÉCU 2018 Winners

  ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival announces "Best European Independent Film 2018"  Europe's premier event for independent cinema, ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival - announces its 2018 award-winning films, including its highest honour, "Best European Independent Film 2018."   After showcasing 81 films from 37 countries, ÉCU 2018 ended its indie-packed weekend with a dazzling final ceremony recognizing 26 aw...

The 51st WorldFest Houston Winners

Grand Remi Winner NINE TO NIRVANA, Directed by Evan Lu, Starring Snow Li       Grand Remi Winner KAZANTZAKIS, Directed by Iannis Smaragdis.      WorldFest-Houston, the third longest-running International Film Festival in North America, celebrated the conclusion of its 10-day run of film, fun and fanfare in its 51st annual edition with a 23% increase in ove...

Film Finalists Announced for Easterseals Disability Film Challenge; Part of a Special Screening at Bentonville Film Festival

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As part of a new alliance announced in January at Sundance, the 14 semi-finalists for the fifth annual Easterseals Disability Film Challenge were announced and screened at a live event today from the Bentonville Film Festival to promote disability awareness and inclusion throughout the entertainment industry.   “With a record number of entries — including submissions from 12 countries around the world — this has been the steepest competition yet,” said Nic Novic...

Spanish competition entry ESTIU 1993 wins Debut Feature Film competition in Cologne

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Carla Simón receives award worth € 10,000 for her summer coming-of-age drama Estiu 1993 / Summer 1993 choices Audience Award goes to the documentary A Woman Captured by Bernadett Tuza-Ritter The 35th International Women's Film Festival Dortmund | Cologne came to an end on Sunday evening with a festive prize-giving ceremony after six very successful days. In the outdoor performance area of Schauspiel Köln / Britney, four film awards worth a total of € 16,000 we...

Conclusion and Prize Winner of the 25th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film

      25xITFS – The Anniversary Edition Stuttgart, April 30, 2018 - yesterday evening the Anniversary Edition of the Stuttgart Interna...

Winners of the 2018 'Golden Reel Awards' Announced

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** Winners of the 2018 'Golden Reel Awards'   Tiburon, CA [April 28]: Winners of the 2018 'Golden Reel Awards' were announced at the 17th Annual Tiburon International Film Festival:  Best Film: Anna Karenina: Vronsky's Story [Russia] Best Director: Karen Shakhnazarov, for: Anna Karenina: Vronsky's Story [Russia] Best Actor: Reza Behboodi, for: Do You Hear Me? [Iran] Best A...

San Francisco Silent Film Awards Russel Merritt

The Hound of the Baskervilles, image courtesy of Filmoteka Narodowa     OUR ESTEEMED COLLEAGUE, RUSSELL MERRITT The DENVER SILENT FILM FESTIVAL just awarded the second annual David Shepard Career Achievement Award to our wonderful board member RUSSELL MERRITT. Hip hip hooray! Russell will be on stage at SFSFF 2018 at the AM...

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