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Far East Festival in UDINE             UDINE FAR EAST FILM FESTIVAL, April 24th - May 2nd , 2009 -11° Edition -Premieres, Discoveries, Tributes, Retros The World's Largest Showcase of Popular Asian Cinema Far East Film Festival 11 is approaching! Join the official Far East Film 11 group, and you'llsoon be receiving exciting previews about the biggest Festival dedicated toAsian Cinema in Europe....

UDINE, Italy Far East Film Festival

UDINE FAR EAST FILM FESTIVAL, April 24th - May 2nd , 2009 -11° Edition -Premieres, Discoveries, Tributes, Retros The World's Largest Showcase of Popular Asian Cinema Far East Film Festival 11 is approaching! Join the official Far East Film 11 group, and you'll soon be receiving exciting previews about the biggest Festival dedicated to Asian Cinema in Europe. The Festival prog

European Film Market, Interview with Director Beki Probst

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Berlinale: European Film Market, Interview with Director Beki Probst. In 1988 Beki Probst was appointed Director of the Film Fair for the Berlinale which she then renamed European Film Market. Her prior experience includes work for the Locarno Film Festival and representation of the Berlinale in Turkey and Greece. Beki Probst was born in Istanbul and studied law and journalism.Her twenty year direction resulted in the constant expansion of the European Film Market and its transformation into...

Shorts Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2009

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2009 SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA June, 2009 Call For Entries Deadline: Online Form Submission deadline for all categories (International, Japan, Asia International and STOP! Global Warming) is November 15th, 2008. OFFICIAL CONTACT Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia Office 2F Urban Building, 2-4-8 Hirakawacho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0093 Japan E-mail: submissio...

Kallang Roaor: The Movie

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Director: Cheng Ding An.
Battling the onslaught of a life threatening stage of diabetics, an entire board of unapproving officials ready to oust him, a record of 12 years of Malaysian football supremacy, Uncle Choo defiantly returns to the Singapore football scene in 1977 restoring Nationalistic pride. This is a tale about sheer grit, unbreakable will and his deep passion, unyielding struggle with society and oneself, to finally achieve glory for one’s nation thru football and coined one legacy unwittingly, known to all as “The Kallang Roar” which is of nothing to himself at the end of it.

An Interview with Award-winning Famed Icon Randy Jones

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By Maria Esteves - January 28, 2009 Looking at life as art, actor-performing artist Randy Jones (RJ) is defined as an icon in popular culture.  RJ began performing on stage at the age of eight, is known as The Cowboy from the pop musical group Village People, has appeared in three biographical films, performed 22 interviews, 122 articles has been written about him, has taken 56 pictorials, and appeared on 24 magazines front cover. RJ has been honored with countless awards, given keys to ...

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia

Short Shorts Film Festival (formerly known as the American Short Shorts Film Festival) was established in Harajuku, Tokyo in 1999, with an aim to introduce Japanese audiences to the world of short films. The Festival organizes national tours around Japan, gathering more than 150,000 people in the audience. In addition to these national tours, the Short Shorts Film Festival (SSFF) has toured in LA, Singapore, Myanmar, and Mexico establishing itself as a unique, Japanese-born film festival showcased worldwide. In 2004, SSFF was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science as a qualifying festival in the short film category for the annual Academy Award®.

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An Interview with Award-winning Famed Icon Randy Jones

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Looking at life as art, actor-performing artist Randy Jones (RJ) is defined as an icon in popular culture.  RJ began performing on stage at the age of eight, is known as The Cowboy from the pop musical group Village People, has appeared in three biographical films, performed 22 interviews, 122 articles has been written about him, has taken 56 pictorials, and appeared on 24 magazines front cover. RJ has been honored with countless awards, given keys to several American cities, including a ...

An Interview with Award-winning Famed Icon Randy Jones

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Looking at life as art, actor-performing artist Randy Jones (RJ) is defined as an icon in popular culture. RJ began performing on stage at the age of eight, is known as The Cowboy from the pop musical group Village People, has appeared in three biographical films, performed 22 interviews, 122 articles has been written about him, has taken 56 pictorials, and appeared on 24 magazines front cover. RJ has been honored with countless awards, given keys to several American cities, including a Star on...

Rotterdam Fest line up

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For its 38th edition, the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2009 will present 43 world premieres as well as 35 international and 34 European premieres of feature length films. A strong year for Eastern European film is led by ROOM AND A HALF, a fictional biopic about poet Joseph Brodsky by Andrey Khrzhanovsky; MORPHIA, Alexei Balabanov’s latest film, based on a M. Bulgakov adaptation by the late Sergei Bodrov Jr. and acclaimed Armenian director Harutyun Khachatryan’s BORDER. Throughout t...

Dough for Victoria Film Festival

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Canwest Donates $140,000 to the Victoria Film FestivalVictoria, BC The Victoria Film Festival is pleased to announce that Canwest an organization with a strong history of giving back to the communities in which it operates has guaranteed the long-term health of the Festivals documentary programming with a multi-year financial commitment of $140,000.Were really excited about Canwests contribution to documentary film in Victoria. Its great when organizations can work together to improve access to ...

Slamdance will celebrate 15th

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Emerging talent just isn’t confined to narrative and documentary feature films. As the Slamdance Film Festival celebrates its 15th Anniversary in 2009, 86 short films in four different competition categories - documentary, narrative/experimental, animation and music video, which is a new classification this year - will be showcased and be eligible for a Grand Jury Award. All accepted entries have been selected to screen by the Shorts Programming Committee, which is comprised primarily of S...

ZINEBI 50: Bilbao festival of nonfiction and tapa sized films

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The Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Film (ZINEBI) jubilates its 50th birthday November 23-29, making it one of the world’s oldest showcases of the seventh art. Who knew? A mere hour from San Sebastián—home to Spain’s premier fest--this year’s juried meet in the heart of Basque country drew 2,849 contenders from 85 countries for its coveted Mikeldi Award. Eighty of these survived Selection Committee scrutiny, which includes the criterion that films and video produc...

Schedule released for HDFEST Los Angeles

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HD Film Festival Schedule Released for HDFEST Los Angeles 2008Los Angeles, CA-Nov. 14. The schedule was released today for HDFEST's Los Angeles event, which will be staged at Dolby Laboratories in Burbank. HDFEST Los Angeles will include screenings of high-definition movies, discussions on HD moviemaking and digital cinema, festival parties and the HDFEST 2008 Deffie Award Ceremony. This year's HDFEST Los Angeles will include presentations of seven revolutionary feature length HD films as well ...

Highlights from the 2nd annual CAMBOFEST 2008

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CAMBOFEST 2008 Siem Reap, Cambodia December 26th-28th Announcing Selection of Participating Movies, Music & Venues ~ 50+ Films to Screen During 3-Day Event Current edition introduces Live Music acts The 2nd annual CAMBOFEST: Film & Video Festival of Cambodia is the first dedicated, internationally recognized movie festival in Cambodia. This independent, private sector movie event, held this year on December 26th-28th in Siem Reap, Cambodia, will present a total o...

Punto de Vista Docu Fest to screen 603

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Festival Internacional de Cine Documental Punto de Vista Pamplona (Spain), 13-21 February 2009Over six-hundred -603- documentary films have been entered into the Punto de Vista Documentary Film Festival. The event, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism-Príncipe de Viana Institution, will be held between 13 and 21 February 2009.227 documentary short films and 376 documentary feature films from 62 countries have entered the competition. Of the 603 films to compete in the Festival's o...

AFM conferences

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     AFM Conferences and Seminars provide a forum where attendees can interact with and learn from prominent filmmakers, financiers, industry executives and talent. Belo...

VIFF 2008 Dragons & Tigers Award Winners

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For the 15th year running, the Dragons & Tigers Award for Young Cinema to a new director from the Asia-Pacific region is given to a creative and innovative film, made early in the director's career, which has not yet won significant international recognition. Once again we are grateful to Brad Birarda for continuing to sponsor this $10,000 award, and the series as a whole.The distinguished jury for the 2008 award comprised: Mr ICHIYAMA Shozo, artistic director of the Tokyo FilmEx festival and pr...

Dubai to feature 3 new sections and a film market

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The 2008 edition of the Dubai International Film Festival features 12 programmes that will showcase cinema of all genres from all over the world.Selected films will be placed in the appropriate programme by DIFF management in consultation with the filmmaker. While DIFF welcomes international submissions, it should be noted that the non-Arab section of the festival is limited to only 60 films and presently does not include short films.The Cultural BridgeThe Cultural Bridge programme is one of the...

Vancouver Film Festival reveals line up of 47 features

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Festival Director Alan Franey and programmers Tony Rayns and Shelly Kraicer today announced that the 27th annual Vancouver International Film Festival will feature a total of 47 features, 5 mid-length films and 23 shorts in the Festival's cornerstone Dragons & Tigers: The Cinemas of East Asia program. Again presented this year thanks to the generous support of Brad Birarda, the Dragons & Tigers program is one of the pre-eminent showcases of East Asian films in the world. The series will feature ...

RIIFF 2008: Short Films and Festivities August 5-10

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RIIFF 2008 Presents a Week filled with Short Films and Festivities August 5-10 and screenings across the State of Rhode Island with 58 World Prémières and 41 US/North American Prémières; and honors actor, Richard JenkinsWith films and filmmakers arriving from across the globe, the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) kicks off its 12th Annual event presenting 289 feature length, documentary and short films to be screened over a six-day period. The Festival runs August 5-10th. Thi...

THE RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TO SCREEN 289 FILMS FOR 12TH ANNUAL EVENT

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RIIFF 2008 Presents a Week filled with Short Films and Festivities August 5-10 and screenings across the State of Rhode Island with 58 World Prémières and 41 US/North American Prémières; and honors actor, Richard Jenkins (PROVIDENCE, RI • July 21, 2008)--- With films and filmmakers arriving from across the globe, the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) kicks off its 12th Annual event presenting 289 feature length, documentary and short films to be screened over a six-da...

Singapore will host 3DX: 3D Film & Entertainment Technology Festival (3DX)

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Singapore will host 3DX: 3D Film & Entertainment Technology Festival (3DX) – the first-ever festival of its kind dedicated to stereoscopic 3D content and technologies. The five-day festival will comprise conferences with leading international speakers as well as screening of 3D movies for the public. The World’s First-Ever 3D FestivalThe 3DX Festival is hosted by the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) and supported by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), Infocomm Development Autho...

Dan Glickman to deliver Industry Address at 3DX: 3D

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Singapore and the 3DX: 3D Film & Entertainment Technology Festival (3DX) – the first ever festival of its kind dedicated to stereoscopic 3D content and technologies - has announced the addition of Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) Chairman and CEO Dan Glickman to its roster of distinguished speakers.The 3DX Festival takes place from November 19 – 23, 2008 in Singapore. It comprises a business forum, film festival, public screenings and a gala red carpet event. The Festival is host...

Christopher Terhechte: Berlinale Forum Director Interview

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Christoph Terhechte has been a member of the International Forum of New Cinema’s selection committee since 1997 and directing the Forum since 2001.The Forum is widely considered as the most innovative artistic and political section of the Berlinale featuring experimental, avant-garde films and documentaries characterized by unconventional approaches and presenting new film makers. Terhechte added in 2006 ‘forum expanded’, a new component of the Forum exploring the emerging fusion of cinema...

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