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Future of Marketing for Cinema Conference a Success

The third and final conference on the future of cinema was held this morning at Baron Beach across from the Carlton Hotel, and it proved to be another success for FilmFestivals.com and CFC Media Lab, the companies that together put on the three panels.This panel on the future of online marketing for films was especially interesting, since we are currently at a time when online marketing is exploding and no one really knows how to handle it. The panelists included: Malo Girod de L'Ain, found...

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...

The Buzz Bonanza on the Video sharing platforms

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This panel in Cannes will examine how film festivals around the world and entertainment brands, films, music can make the best of video sharing platforms to better market their events, have them stand out from their competition.Some of the most cutting edge marketers from the film, music industry will share their experiences and give examples of marketing best practices for every budget. The internet is no longer just about having a website: community interaction, marketing buzz, video downloads...

Panel in Cannes May 25: "Buzz Bonanza through the Video sharing platforms"

  This panel in Cannes will examine how film festivals around the world and entertainment brands, films, music can make the best of video sharing platforms to better market their events, have them stand out from their competition. Some of the most cutting edge marketers from the film, music industry will share their experiences and give examples of marketing best practices for every budget. The internet is no longer just about having a website: community interaction, marketing buzz, v...

Audience as Medium

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It's interesting that Cannes has decided to interrogate the relationship between authors and audiences in their 60th year. Part of this interest lies in the much-talked of user-generated content UGC sites like Youtube and Myspace and the valuation of these sites in the marketplace. Certainly, in the entertainment industry we need to start asking ourselves how such UGC is positioned alongside more expensive and expansive forms such as traditional cinema. At CFC Media Lab, where I have been Di...

Cannes opens with a forum examining the future of cinema "Cinema: towards the audiences of tomorrow"

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On the opening day of its 60th anniversary, Wednesday May 16 from 2:30pm to 5:30pm, the Festival de Cannes is offering a moment of reflection on the opportunities and challenges of the next decade by holding a conference focused on the evolution of audience practices and on the ties between cinema creation, new promotional and broadcast platforms.  Film industry representatives, new media players, journalists and sociologists will share their experiences and views on how the fast evolving digit...

The Youtube awards

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 Youtube awardsMost CreativeHere It Goes AgainOKGoBest ComedySmosh Short 2: StrandedSmoshBest CommentaryHotness Prevailsthewinekone http://www.youtube.com/ytawards...

The YouTube Awards

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After five days of fervent ranking, the YouTube community selected these seven videos as the champions. Congratulations to all the winners! Most CreativeHere It Goes AgainOKGo Best ComedySmosh Short 2: StrandedSmosh Best CommentaryHotness Prevailsthewinekone Best SeriesAsk A Ninjadigitalfilmmaker Best Music VideoSay It's PossibleTerraNaomi Most InspirationalFree Hugs CampaignPeaceOnEarth123 Most AdorableKiwi!Madyeti47 watch them here: http://www.youtube.com/ytawards ...

Cinequest 17 Wraps

Monday, March 12—The Cinequest Film Festival may not generate buzz about industry distribution deals or celebrity sightings, but a record-breaking 70,102 indie film lovers joined several hundred filmmakers and technology innovators in downtown San Jose for the 12-day salute to all things maverick. Writer-director-cinematographer Stephane Gauger, Executive Producer Timothy Linh Bui (director of GREEN DRAGON, co-producer of THREE SEASONS) and actor Cat Ly (JOURNEY FROM THE FALL) closed the festi...

Michael Eisner Launches New Media Studio to Produce World-Class Content for the Internet

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Michael Eisner Launches New Media Studio to Produce World-Class Content for the InternetVuguru's First Series Prom Queen to Premier Online April 2nd ELLE girl, FIJI Water, POM Wonderful and Teleflora.com to Be First Sponsors Veoh and YouTube to Distribute OnlineMichael Eisner's The Tornante Company today announced the formation of Vuguru (http://www.vuguru.com), an independent studio that will produce and distribute original content for the Internet and emerging digital platforms. Vuguru...

Aspen Shortsfest 2007 16th edition focuses on film (shorts)

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Filmmakers and film lovers will gather April 3-8 when Aspen Shortsfest 2007 hits the screen at the Wheeler Opera House and other locations in Aspen and Carbondale, Colorado. Now in its 16th year, Aspen Shortsfest is considered one of the world’s finest international short film and video showcases. Shortsfest’s centerpiece, the International Competition offers a lively, heart-warming and thought-provoking selection of drama, comedy, animation and documentary – all 30 minutes or less. From t...

Frameset from Internet to Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

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Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (April 12-15, 2007) brings the web to the big screen as part of its special programming called . This new addition to Full Frame’s lineup will bring attention to the innovative work being created by users of the internet and shed light on the places and subjects documentary is moving toward on-line.“Full Frame has decided to dive into the online doc experience and bring the festival's critical expertise to this challenge,” reflects festival founder, CE...

Heavy Line Up of shorts at The Miami Film Festival

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The 24th Annual Miami International Film Festival takes place March 2 - 11, 2007 112 Films—92 Features and 20 Shorts—Highlight 2007 FestivalIncluding 8 World Premieres, 31 International, North American& U.S. Premieres, and 47 East Coast Premieres The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), presented by Miami Dade College (MDC) announced today its Shorts Program comprised of twenty short films in three programs. The Shorts Program screens during the ten-day Festival March 2-11, 2007 at the ...

Queer Lounge Panel: Online & Original

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Sunday, January 21-- This afternoon the Queer Lounge hosted a panel called Online & Original- Filmed Content on the Web. The panal discussed how the explosion of online social networking platforms such as YouTube and MySpace has created new opportunities for LGBT filmmakers to find wide audiences. Although self-distribution and producing creative content for the web can help bring LGBT content to the masses, the major concern is, can you make any money? With the Internet becoming saturated...

Les papy-blogueurs font leur apparition sur la toile

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Battant en brèche les idées reçues sur les "has been" du numérique, les seniors internautes commencent à investir la blogosphère, un phénomène encore timide mais qui pourrait monter en puissance avec les départs massifs en retraite du "papy-boom". Un grand-père britannique de 79 ans a récemment défrayé la chronique en Angleterre en ouvrant un "vlog", blog entièrement en vidéo, très visité sur le site Youtube ( http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=geriatric1927), dans lequel il ...

Indie Film Nation Podcast 63 for 20th November 2006

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Industry News Weinsteins get into bed with Blockbuster Hollywood search YouTube for next big thing! Filmmaker magazine celebrate 25th anniversary of the Sundance Institute in downloadable PDF document Sundance Film Festival announces opening night film - Chicago 10 Remake of John Carpenter's The ThingIs David Lynch planning to bring back Twin Peaks or release the missing material from Fire Walk with Me? Industry Wrap IF Awards (Australia) winners Industry Preview Dubia International Film Festi...

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