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Tallinn Black Nights Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Theo Angelopoulos

Black Nights Film Festival that starts in less than two weeks awards the Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously to the Greek film director Theo Angelopoulos. Theodoros “Theo” Angelopoulus who died in a car accident this January is being hailed as one of the most outstanding masters of the European cinema. His films have been frequently awarded at festivals yet only a few were commercially successful. "Angelopoulus’ biggest achievement in addition to being the man ...

Amazonas Film Festival in Manaus a few FAQ ahead of our dailies

We will be reporting from Manaus, visiting Amazonas Film festival Those of you who are curious about it should read this. http://www.amazonasfilmfestival.com.br/ Manaus, Brasil. City or jungle? Please keep in mind that although planted in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, Manaus is actually the second largest metropolitan area in Northern Brazil with more than 2 million inhabitants. Is Manaus on the Amazon River? Manaus is situated on the Rio Negro (means "Black River")...

Amazonas Film Festival in Manaus a few FAQ ahead of our dailies

We will be reporting from Manaus, visiting Amazonas Film festival Those of you who are curious about it should read this.  http://www.amazonasfilmfestival.com.br/  Manaus, Brasil.  City or jungle?   Please keep in mind that although planted in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, Manaus is actually the second largest metropolitan area in Northern Brazil with more than 2 million inhabitants.   Is Manaus on the Amazon River?  Manaus is situated on the...

Tribeca Film Institute's Interactive Day on April 23

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Tribeca Film Institute's Interactive Day on April 23 to Feature Thought Leaders from Across Media, Technology and Education; Slate Features Keynote from Bartunde Thurson and Speakers from The New York Times, IDEO, Games for Change, Plus Interactive Case Study of HBO's Game of Thrones Tribeca (Online) Film Festival Expands Future of Film Blog Into Live Lunch Series at 92Y Tribeca With Guests Including Paranormal Activity Producer Jason Blum, Tumblr Founder David Karp, College Humor F...

La Pageant Diva

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Director: Franco Parente.
A satirical portrayal of a twisted pageant coach trying to relive her youth as a beauty queen at the expense of her hopeful disciples.

The Los Angeles Film Festival announced the first round of official US and international se

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  The 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival  runs from June 16 - 26 . Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by the Los Angeles Times, announced the first round of official US and international selections. The 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival is produced by Film Independent — the non-profit arts organization that also produces the Spirit Awards — and will screen over 200 feature films, shorts, and music videos, representing more than 30 countries. Opening and Closing Night...

Discover the Anti-Corporate Film Festival in San Francisco

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Tipping Man 6, the sixth International Anti-Corporate Film Festival, will run from May 19-21 this year at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco, California. The Tipping Man Festival is a three-day series of film screenings, post-screening discussions with directors and activists, and related events. The films are primarily feature-length U.S. and foreign-made documentaries, but also include narrative (fictional) films, short films, and animated and experimental works. All of the films includ...

Film Independent launches a Documentary Lab

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Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, has launched a new Documentary Lab, sponsored by Latino Public Broadcasting, with 14 filmmakers and 9 projects participating. Taking place in Los Angeles, the Documentary Lab is an intensive seven-week program, with a main focus of assisting documentary filmmakers on their works-in-progress and providing creative feedback. All of the Film Independent Labs are designed to suppor...

Mobius awards

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The 40th annual Mobius Awards international advertising competition has nominated 37 entries for its Best of Show Shortlist. Agencies in Germany lead with 13 nominations; others came from UK, France, Spain, Amsterdam, Australia and U.S. The 2010 competition awarded 56 First Place Golden Statuettes, 63 Second Place Certificates for Outstanding Creativity, and one Student Award. Entries came from 33 countries. Winners will be announced January 25, 2011. Nominees by medium are: Broch...

ITFS 2011: CALL FOR ENTRIES ANIMATED COM AWARD

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Closing date for submissions: February 15, 2011 Dear filmmakers, producers and distributors, Dear friends of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film! The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film has been awarding prizes for animated spots, TV trailers and music videos in the "Under Commission" competition since 2007. After assessing their past experience, the organisers have decided to further develop the competition. The competition now focuses more cl...

J.P. HUCHON Bullish About FIFE Paris Environmental Film Festival

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FIFE     It was a proud President of the FIFE International Environmental Film Festival of Paris, who stepped on to the stage of the Conseil de Paris, near the Pagode Cinema Babylone to announce the closing night ceremony of the 37th event. President of the Regional Council of Île-de-France : Since 1998 and reelected in 2004 and 2010 for a third term, Jean Paul Huchon traced a short history of the festival, created in 1982 and organized by the French Min...

"Despicable".

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"Despicable". Thousands of kids, plastic yellow minions and unanimated studio execs took over the LA Film Festival "Closing Night" this afternoon at the World Premiere of Universal's new animation 'Despicable Me'.   Behind dark 3D glasses I tried to hide the fact I'm not 6 anymore but still had a lot of fun, especially at the after-party enjoying the spectacle of Universal's marketing maching eating children whole. (Oh and the film was funny too)  &nbs...

War Zone : Le miracle, film grec de Dimitris Gerardis

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  Le miraculé, c’est un haïtien de 22 ans qui est resté onze jours bloqué dans un trou sans lumière sous les ruines de la boutique dans laquelle il travaillait ce 21 janvier lors du tremblement de terre. Il a fait la « une » de la presse internationale, mais c’est en partie grâce à des bénévoles grecs,  que ce jeune homme a pu être sauvé. C’est l’incroyable histoire que nous raconte ce film, celle d’une équipe de civils, qui s’est mise en route, grâce ...

War Zone : Le miracle, film grec de Dimitris Gerardis

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  Le miraculé, c’est un haïtien de 22 ans qui est resté onze jours bloqué dans un trou sans lumière sous les ruines de la boutique dans laquelle il travaillait ce 21 janvier lors du tremblement de terre. Il a fait la « une » de la presse internationale, mais c’est en partie grâce à des bénévoles grecs,  que ce jeune homme a pu être sauvé. C’est l’incroyable histoire que nous raconte ce film, celle d’une équipe de civils, qui s’est mise en route, grâce ...

From A Whisper awarded best film at PAN AFRICAN FILM & FESTIVAL Awards

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blank_page The Jury, Audience, Festival, and other special award-winners of the 2010 PAN AFRICAN FILM & FESTIVAL (PAFF) were announced tonight at the Festival's Awards Ceremony hosted by actress CCH Pounder (Avatar) at the Culver Plaza Theatres (9919 Washington Blvd. Los Angeles).  The Kenyan narrative FROM A WHISPER won for Best Narrative Feature.  A three-way tie was announced for the Audience Favorite Narrative Award for films SOUL DIASPORA, A STING IN A TALE, and ...

Docs center stage at ZagrebDox, the biggest documentary film festival in the region

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The 6th ZagrebDox from 28 February - 7 March on new location - in Movieplex, Kaptol Center / ZagrebDox in numbers: eight days, five theatres, 25 screenings daily, some 140 documentaries / In addition to 'Musical Globe', 'Happy Dox', 'Controversial Dox' and new official program - 'The State of Things' / 'Dox Events' - First-run Movies / Non-competition Programs: Contemporary German Dox, 'Croatian AutoDox', Ante Babaja Retrospective, Y(o)u Nostalgia, 'Factumentaries', documentaries of MA ADU stude...

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival Kick Off

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In recent years Fantasy Football has been catching on at a fever pitch. An Internet thing, you get to pick any player from any team in any position to be on your imaginary fantasy team. On Thursday, February 4 the Santa Barbara International Film Festival hits the ground running with a line up that only seems possible in a fantasy, Internet or otherwise. Once again, Executive Director Roger Durling has accomplished the seemingly surreal in good ‘gets’ for the festival’s 25t...

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) presents its line-up

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Celebrating its Silver Anniversary, The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) presents its stellar line-up for 2010.  The 25th edition features 196 films including 18 World Premieres, 28 U.S. Premieres and a vast selection of films representing 45 countries.  SBIFF is proud to welcome immensely talented filmmakers and honorees as we look back at 25 years of cinematic history and has assembled exceptional and evocative movies to entertain the expansive SBIFF audience.  The Fest...

The Global Film Village: FILM INDEPENDENT AWARDS SLOAN PRODUCERS GRANT

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By Marla Lewin 9 PROJECTS FOR 2009 PRODUCERS LAB FILMMAKERS ALSO SELECTED BY FILM INDEPENDENT LOS ANGELES (October 12, 2009) — Last night at a special reception concluding the 2009 edition of Film Independent’s Filmmaker Forum, Josh Welsh, Film Independent’s Director of Talent Development, awarded Jenny Deller and Kristin Fairweather its 3rd annual Sloan Producers Grant for their feature film project Future Weather.  Deller and Fairweather will receive a $25,000 production grant, and p...

San Francisco Filmmaking Grant award winner

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San Francisco Film Society and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today the winner and two honorable mentions for the initial $35,000 SFFS/KRF Filmmaking Grant, given to a filmmaker for a narrative feature film, with a social justice theme, being made in the San Francisco Bay Area. The panelists, who reviewed 124 estimable submissions, are Linda Blackaby, director of programming, San Francisco Film Society; Jennifer Chaiken, partner, 72 Productions; Graham Leggat, executive director, San Fr...

Jodhaa Akbar

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker.
SYNOPSIS Jodhaa Akbar is the story of the greatest Mughal emperor that ruled Hindustan, Jalaluddin Mohammad Akbar, and the fiery young Rajput princess, Jodhaa. Set in the sixteenth century, the epic romance begins as a marriage of alliance between two cultures and religions, for political gain, with King Bharmal of Amer giving his daughter’s hand to Emperor Akbar. When Akbar accepts the marriage proposal, little does he know that in his efforts to strengthen his relations with the Rajputs, he would in turn be embarking on a new journey – the journey of true love. From the battlefield where the young Jalaluddin was crowned, through the conquest that won him the title of Akbar the Great, to winning the love of the beautiful Jodhaa, Jodhaa Akbar traces the impressive graph of the mighty emperor and his romance with the defiant princess. With Hrithik Roshan as Akbar and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as Jodhaa, the film is produced by Ronie Screwvala and Ashutosh Gowariker.

Sarajevo Film Fest wrapped its 9 day long 14th edition

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Bosnia-Herzegovina the 14th Sarajevo Film Festival started 15th of August with a screening of Aida Begic's debut feature "Snow," film about life in a village in postwar Bosnia, movie that was honored in May on a Cannes competition. Over nine days, the Sarajevo festival — born in a sandbag-protected basement during the Bosnian war — showed 174 movies from 40 countries. The Sarajevo Film Festival was first time launched near the end of the war and grew into the biggest regional film ...

Sarajevo Film Fest wrapped its 9 day long 14th edition

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Bosnia-Herzegovina the 14th Sarajevo Film Festival started 15th of August with a screening of Aida Begic's debut feature "Snow," film about life in a village in postwar Bosnia, movie that was honored in May on a Cannes competition. Over nine days, the Sarajevo festival — born in a sandbag-protected basement during the Bosnian war — showed 174 movies from 40 countries. The Sarajevo Film Festival was first time launched near the end of the war and grew into the biggest regional film competitio...

8th New York International Latino Film Festival Awards Ceremony

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By Maria Esteves - August 21, 2007 The 8th Annual New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) 2007Awards Ceremony presented by HBO was held at Arena, Sunday, July 29, 2007, 8:00pm. The award acknowledges the best in filmmaking and emerging directors of Latino descent. The award announcers were founder/executive director Calixto Chinchilla and executive director Elizabeth Gardner, NYILFF. Since 1998, NYILFF was founded by Calixto Chinchilla to assist emerging Latino filmmaker's contr...

Hommage To A Film Revolutionary

 Wednesday, May 7-------This May marks a milestone in recent world history. It is the 40th anniversary of the “events of 1968”, a series of revolutionary protests that spanned the globe and created social and political turmoil, particularly in the United States, England and France. While the protests centered on the escalating war in Vietnam, the main engine was a discontent with politics as usual. In France, in particular, art mixed with politics, as leading filmmakers, artists and philoso...
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