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Babelgum welcomes Spike Lee to chair the Babelgum Online Film Festival Jury

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Babelgum, the free to view global Internet television network, is hosting the Babelgum Online Film Festival, a major online event celebrating and rewarding the very best in international independent short filmmaking. The announcement was made on Saturday 1st September during its press conference at the Venice Film Festival, by Valerio Zingarelli, Chief Executive Officer of Babelgum, and critically-acclaimed and award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee, Honorary Judge of the festival jury.The general pu...

30th Starz Denver Film Festival kicked

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The 30th Starz Denver Film Festival has officially begun! Last night the crowds arrived dressed to the nines and some very special guests walked our Red Carpet at the beautiful Ellie Caulkins Opera House. With the Opera House packed, excited crowds watched as festival Artistic Director Ron Henderson graciously accepted the prestigious Cassavetes Award for his lifetime of achievement in the world of film. The emotional ceremony was a perfect precursor to the evening’s feature film, THE SAVAGES....

Film and Foliage On Long Island's East End

Friday, October 5--------As the Hamptons, the celebrated resort area on the eastern end of Long Island, moves into arguably its most beautiful season, the 15th edition of the Hamptons International Film Festival will bring a mix of film and glamour to complement the burnt orange and reddish hues of the Fall. The Festival begins on October 17th and runs through October 21st. This is a pivotal year for the event. Its longtime Festival Director Denise Kassel departed after being at the helm for the...

Europe's First Machinima Festival at DeMontfort University in Leicester

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The Machinima Festival Europe 07 runs from 13th to the 14th October and is taking place at DeMontfort University in Leicester. The festival, which is supported by the Academy of Machinima and Arts Sciences (AMAS) and s^ponsored by Moviestorm, attracts both professional and enthusiast creators and is likely to encourage more people to try machinima for themselves. As machinima keeps evolving, its practice is spreading beyond the gaming community. Subgenres like in-game dance movies and politica...

Europe's First Machinima Festival at DeMontfort University in Leicester

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The Machinima Festival Europe 07 runs from 13th to the 14th October and is taking place at DeMontfort University in Leicester. The festival, which is supported by the Academy of Machinima and Arts Sciences (AMAS) and s^ponsored by Moviestorm, attracts both professional and enthusiast creators and is likely to encourage more people to try machinima for themselves. As machinima keeps evolving, its practice is spreading beyond the gaming community. Subgenres like in-game dance movies and political ...

Film and Foliage On Long Island's East End

Friday, October 5--------As the Hamptons, the celebrated resort area on the eastern end of Long Island, moves into arguably its most beautiful season, the 15th edition of the Hamptons International Film Festival will bring a mix of film and glamour to complement the burnt orange and reddish hues of the Fall. The Festival begins on October 17th and runs through October 21st. This is a pivotal year for the event. Its longtime Festival Director Denise Kassel departed after being at the helm for the...

The Times BFI 51st London Film Festival's full programme

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The Times BFI 51st London Film Festival's full programme, announced today by Artistic Director Sandra Hebron, includes 184 features and 133 shorts as well as a host of screen talks, masterclasses and live events. Opening the Festival on Thursday 17 October is the UK premiere of David Cronenberg's Eastern Promises with Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts and Vincent Cassel, whilst Wes Anderson closes the Festival on November 1 with the UK premiere of The Darjeeling Limited, starring Jason Schwartz...

London Film Festival unveils line up

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The Times BFI 51st London Film Festival’s full programme, announced today by Artistic Director Sandra Hebron, includes 184 features and 133 shorts as well as a host of screen talks, masterclasses and live events. Opening the Festival on Thursday 17 October is the UK premiere of David Cronenberg’s EASTERN PROMISES with Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts and Vincent Cassel, whilst Wes Anderson closes the Festival on November 1 with the UK premiere of THE DARJEELING LIMITED, starring Jason Schwartzma...

Canadian Films Will Shine In Toronto

 Saturday, September 1---------The Toronto International Film Festival is a unique and dynamic opportunity for the local film industry to shine. With a Canadian film opening the proceedings this coming Thursday, the Festival offers Canadian filmmakers, distributors, producers and industryites a once-a-year opportunity to showcase their best work, meet with potential international partners and to shine a light on the latest crop of film talents for the assembled international press.   &#...

The Hamptons Film Festival Celebrates 15 years

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This October marks the 15th anniversary of the Hamptons International Film Festival. With a history of debuting countless Oscar contenders, boasting a rich collection of acclaimed foreign cinema, embracing local artists and always fostering innovation in filmmaking; the Hamptons continues to thrive as an artistic trademark of the East End and a premiere festival worldwide. This year’s Festival runs October 17th – 21st. For more information: www.hamptonsfilmfest.org."Our Fifteenth Anniversa...

Locarno International Film Festival opened last Wednesday,

The 60th edition of the Locarno International Film Festival was opened on Wednesday, 1st August, with world premiere of the Japanese animation Vexille by Fumihiko Sori, screened in D-Cinema (High Definition).The screening was followed by an homage to the Swedish director Ingmar Bergman, recently deceased, with a D-Cinema projection of his last film, Saraband (2003), shot in digital. The 60th edition of the Locarno International Film Festival kicked off on Wednesday August 1st on the Piazza Grand...

Julie Delpy’s “Two Days in Paris” Will Close The Edinburgh Festival

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At a press conference at Filmhouse in Edinburgh this morning, Artistic Director Hannah McGill announced the final programme details for the 61st edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF). This year, the Festival will showcase one hundred and twenty feature-length films from thirty one countries, including one hundred and one new features of which twenty five are world or international premieres and sixty eight are UK premieres. Highlights include Anton Corbijn’s “Control”...

Locarno Film Festival goes 60

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This year the Locarno International Film Festival will celebrate 60 years of existence.Yet it remains young at heart: no less than twenty first films will be unveiled. It remains curious: no less than thirty countries are represented in the official selection.And it remains courageous: the programme for this edition is distinguished by its diversity, its contrasts, the way it pushes the envelope, and its surprises. All of which confirms that Locarno is the Festival for discovery par excellence.A...

New Director for The High Falls Film Festival

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The High Falls Film Festival is proud to announce the arrival of its new Executive Director, Rosie Taravella, who started April 2nd. Originally from western New York and a former theater major at Nazareth College, Taravella spent 25 years in Los Angeles, acting, writing and producing. Starting on the Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 and following up with several television appearances (Who's The Boss, Full House, Married with Children to name a few), she wrote and starred in her own screenplay – Carl...

Nantucket Film Festival Awards

Tuesday, June 18-------Films always begin with the written word. That ethos is celebrated at the annual Nantucket Film Festival, held on the exclusive island resort just off the Massachussets coast. Now in its 12th year, the Festival accentuates the role of screenwriters in the collaborative art form of filmmaking.  "Our festival focuses on screenwriting and the process of filmmaking", Artistic Director Mystelle Brabbée stated. "We had an amazing response to our screenings as w...

OUTING RILEY Wins Top Award at 19th NewFest

Thursday, June 14------The 19th Annual NewFest (New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film Festival) came to a close this past Sunday, setting records for attendance and kicking off the gay and lesbian pride celebrations in June. “We had another strong turnout to this year’s festival,” said Basil Tsiokos, Artistic Director of NewFest.  “We’re proud to have provided a great kickoff to Gay Pride Month.” Awards were announced before the Closing Night Film screening of SAVE ...

Sight & Sound Presents... Cannes and Film: Sixty Glorious Years?

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Cannes is widely regarded as the world's most important film festival - but how did that status come about? Is it a realistic assessment of the event? How has the festival changed over the years, and how is it planning to cope with a moving-image culture evolving more rapidly than the institutions which support it? Thierry Frémaux, Artistic Director of the Cannes Film Festival, celebrated this month in the Cannes at 60 season (see p28-32), will speak frankly about the past, present and future o...

Ecovision prize winners

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The “ECOVISION FESTIVAL 2007 edition”, International Festival of Environment and Cinema, under the High Sponsorship of the National Italian Commission for UNESCO, the Ministry of the Environment, the Ministry of the Infrastructures and the Transports and the Presidency of Sicilian Region, also for the third edition, was carried out, in Palermo, Italy, in the prestigious setting of the Botanical Garden, from the May 31 to the June 5, 2007.The Botanical Garden, as know as one of the most ancie...

London does cannes and vice versa

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  FESTIVAL NEWS - MAY 2007 Artistic Director Sandra Hebron and our Festival programmers are at the 60th Cannes Film Festival, searching for the best in new international film to bring to London in October for the Times BFI 51st London Film Festival. So we thought we'd bring a little taste of Cannes to the capital with some special BFI Southbank events and screenings.  Cannes & Film - 60 Glorious Years? Tue 12 June 6.15pm at BFI Southbank In the second Sight & Sound discussion e...

London's BFI Southbank to look back on Cannes

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Tue 12 June 6.15pm at BFI Southbank In the second Sight & Sound discussion event at London's BFI Southbank we turn our attention to Cannes - widely regarded as the world's most influential competitive film festival. Thierry Frémaux, Artistic Director of the Cannes Film Festival, talks about its purpose, achievements and failings. Hosted by Geoff Andrew, Head of Film Programme at BFI Southbank, this promises to be a fascinating evening. ...

Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film: A festival becomes a party

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The organisers of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film are looking back at six fantastic days with great satisfaction. The competition films were of the usual high standard and audiences made sure that cinema theatres were sold out. Most important, however, was that the atmosphere was magnificent. “The Festival was full of atmosphere and people here in the city are celebrating animated film together with us” is how Dittmar Lumpp, the Festival’s Managing Director, summed up the event.Par...

Film Festival Summit IFFS Europe Speakers

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The International Film Festival Summit IFFS Europe will bring together leading film festivals and professionals from around the world to network, innovate, and share ideas. The summit will address the proliferation of festivals, sponsorship strategies, operations & management, technology, programming, and the distribution of film. Join your peers and colleagues for an event you can't afford to  miss!SPEAKERS INCLUDE:Henri Behar,Press, Toronto & Cannes Film Festival Despina Mouzaki...

IFFS EUROPE 2007 Program & Agenda Wednesday April 18, 2007

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8:00 Networking Breakfast 8:45  Festival Retrospective, a Decade of Hindsight    This panel will examine what large festivals from around the world have gone through to get where they are today. This esteemed group of festivals will share what they consider to be critical factors in their festivals success, longevity, and where they see their organizations in the next five years. Moderator: Stuart Kemp, UK Bureau Chief, The Hollywood ReporterDespina Mouzaki, Director, Thessaloniki Film Fest...

IFFS Europe April 18 Program & Agenda

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Program for the Day 8:00 Networking Breakfast 8:45 Festival Retrospective, a Decade of Hindsight This panel will examine what large festivals from around the world have gone through to get where they are today. This esteemed group of festivals will share what they consider to be critical factors in their festivals success, longevity, and where they see their organizations in the next five years. Moderator: Stuart Kemp, UK Bureau Chief, The Hollywood ReporterDespina Mouzaki, Director, Thessal...

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival line up ready

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Full Frame Documentary Film Festival founder, CEO and Artistic Director Nancy Buirski released the slate of eighty-three new documentaries chosen for New Docs: Films in Competition as well as the lineup of special programs and invited films. The attached document contains the full list of New Docs: Films in Competition, invited films and special programming. To celebrate Full Frame’s tenth anniversary, New Docs: Films in Competition reaches a record number with a mix of sixty-two features a...
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