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Indielisboa festival returns with new facets

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INDIELISBOA - FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH NEW AWARDS AND JURIESThe International Jury of IndieLisboa's second edition will be composed by Ilda Santiago, Rio de Janeiro's International Film Festival director, by Portuguese actress Beatriz Batarda, by Argentinean director Lisandro Alonso (who will also be in the festival within the hommage to Argentinean independent cinematography), by German critic Olaf Möller (European editor of the prestigious magazine Film Comment), and by British journalist Kieron...

Tribeca NY and NY Narrative Feature selections announced

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24 World Premieres Included in The New York Films competitionTribeca Film Festival founders Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff joined Peter Scarlet, executive director, in announcing the two categories of feature films to be presented in competition at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival. The two categories, NY, NY Narrative Features and NY, NY Documentary Features, capture the diverse perspectives of living and experiencing New York and include 24 world premieres. The jurors for both c...

Tribeca Competitive Slate Includes 10 World Premieres

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Competitive Slate Includes 10 World Premieres, Four International Premieres, 14North American Premieres and Four U.S. PremieresNew York, NY [March 9, 2005] –Tribeca Film Festival founders Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff today joined Peter Scarlet, Executive Director, in announcing feature films in narrative and documentary categories to be presented in competition at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by American Express. There will also be feature competitions in the N...

South by South West highligts

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Now in its 12th year, the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival and Conference is an annual celebration of film - a weeklong opportunity to view, discuss, and explore all aspects of film creation and production, from screenwriting through distribution. For nine days in March, the SXSW Film Festival screens the best in new independent film from around the world. SXSW has gained accolades for the quality of our programming, which focuses on both emerging talent and cinematic greats. With over 18...

Vicenzi (Cube, Cypher...) wins again at Fantasporto

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25th edition of the Oporto International Film Festival – Fantasporto has closed its doors on Saturday, again with more than 100,000 spectators.FANTASPORTO 2005 AWARDSThe Canadian director Vincenzo Natali does it again! After “Cube” and “Cypher” he wins the Fantasporto 2005 Grand Prix Best Film Award of the Official Fantasy Section, with the movie “Nothing”. The Best Film Award of the Director’s Week was the South-Korean action/thriller movie “Old Boy”, by Chan-Wook Park. In t...

Berlin Panorama Audience Award to Va, vis et deviens

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Panorama Audience Award 2005 Of all large festivals, the Berlinale is regarded as the festival most open to the public. Radio channel “radioeins” and Berlin’s city magazine “tip” have again made it possible for film fans to vote for their favourite films and then in collaboration with the Panorama section to present the only official audience award of the Berlinale, the PanoramaAudienceAward. 34 feature films and 18 documentaries competed for this year’s prize. And the audiences cast...

Sarasota Film Festival awards

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7th ANNUAL SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL January 28th – February 6th, 2005At the annual black-tie Filmmaker Tribute Dinner presentation of the Regal Entertainment Group’s Achievement Awards – this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award to Ms. Leslie Caron and Career Achievement to Rutger Hauer - at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota on Saturday evening, February 5, the Competition and Audience Awards for the 7th Annual Sarasota Film Festival were announced. The evening’s Madam of Ceremonies, Lainie Ka...

358 000 visitors to Rotterdam Festival

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34th International Film Festival RotterdamJanuary 26 - February 6, 2005Ghobadi's TURTLES CAN FLY grabs Tiscali Audience AwardThe International Film Festival Rotterdam 2005 concludes February 6, 2005 with a slightly increased attendance of 358.000 visits to its films, exhibitions, debates, talk shows and other festival events. The IFFR welcomed more (inter)national festival guests, reaching a number of 2,586. During the festival the Russian, Southeast Asian and Iraqi films and their filmmakers we...

The 1st Central Nebraska Film Festival wraps

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The Central Nebraska Film Festival is pleased to announce the winners of the first ever Film Festival in Kearney, Nebraska.The Central Nebraska Film Festival concluded January 29th with the controversial documentary “416” winning both the Feature Film Award and Audience Award! “416” is a documentary by Omaha filmmaker Jim Fields that explores the issue of same sex marriage and civil rights for gay couples in Nebraska. The movie’s title comes from the Nebraska 2000 ballot initiative 4...

Sundance Announces Winners of 2005 Festival

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Sundance Film Festival now in it’s 24th year held its award ceremony at the Park City Racquet Club this past weekend and announced it’s winners. Leading the way for Best Feature Film is 40 Shades of Blue and for Best Documentary is What IS IT?With over 6,500 films submitted to the Festival the 16-member jury had an auspicious task set before them to decide on the top winners for the Festival. Sundance known as one of the top festivals in the US and draws in a dedicated independent audience...

Slamdance short film making challenge

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The 2005 Slamdance Film Festival (January 21-28, 2005 in Park City, Utah) announced its line up of short films today, including a new jury competition and a short film making challenge.Nearly five dozen short films will screen during the week-long festival in several categories. Short films will screen in special “Blocks” in the Gallery section: these free screenings will be in competition for the Spirit of Slamdance Audience Award. Short films screening before narrative and documentary feat...

Dias de Santiago wins at Kerala

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Films from Peru and Philippines win top honours 9th International Film Festival of Kerala 2004 awardsThe Peruvian film “Dias de Santiago” by Josue Mendez was judged best feature film at 9th International Film Festival of Kerala 2004 (Dec 10-17, 2004).The Filipino director Mark Meily was declared as the best director for his film “Crying Ladies”.This film also won the award for the best Asian film constituted by Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC).The festival showed more ...

Dias de Santiago wins at Kerala

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Films from Peru and Philippines win top honours 9th International Film Festival of Kerala 2004 awardsThe Peruvian film “Dias de Santiago” by Josue Mendez was judged best feature film at 9th International Film Festival of Kerala 2004 (Dec 10-17, 2004).The Filipino director Mark Meily was declared as the best director for his film “Crying Ladies”.This film also won the award for the best Asian film constituted by Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC).The festival showed more ...

Florence Indian Film Festival closes with eyes on India

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Today, December 13th, closes in Florence the 4th edition of River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, with the screening of the outside programme Eyes on India, documentaries on India shot by Western directors, and the screening of the black comedy Shit Happens by Shashanka Ghosh, winner of the FIFF Digimovies Audience Award.The festival closes the programme with a big success of the Calcutta Chromosome section, the crowded Q&A with the festival guests, the lively bunch of Indian Short Shot...

3 Continents Nantes Festival Awards

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AWARDS OF THE 26th FESTIVAL DES 3 CONTINENTSNANTES - NOVEMBER 23rd TO 29th 2004The International Jury of the 26th Festival des 3 Continents composed of :Michel Subor, Actor (France) - Président Lucia Sanchez, Actress (Spain)Maya Sansa, Actress (Italy)Bertrand Burgalat, Composer (France)Michelangelo Frammartino, Director (Italy)Brendan Grant, Director (Ireland)Skuli Malmquist, Producer (Iceland)has awarded :Golden Montgolfier : “Ri Ri Ye Ye” by Wang Chao (China)Silver Montgolfier : “Bomb...

3 Continents Festival Awards

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AWARDS OF THE 26th FESTIVAL DES 3 CONTINENTSNANTES - NOVEMBER 23rd TO 29th 2004The International Jury of the 26th Festival des 3 Continents composed of :Michel Subor, Actor (France) - Président Lucia Sanchez, Actress (Spain)Maya Sansa, Actress (Italy)Bertrand Burgalat, Composer (France)Michelangelo Frammartino, Director (Italy)Brendan Grant, Director (Ireland)Skuli Malmquist, Producer (Iceland)has awarded :Golden Montgolfier : “Ri Ri Ye Ye” by Wang Chao (China)Silver Montgolfier : “Bomb...

Bristol International Short Film Festival awards

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10th Bristol International Short Film FestivalNovember 17-21Award Winners 2004NAHEMI / Kodak Award for Creative FilmmakingTURN dir Joseph White (11’)London College of CommunicationKodak/NAHEMI Cinematography Award HERE AT HOME dirs Ioanna Karavela & Stephen Nugent (5’)Surrey Institute of Art & Design BBC THREE New Film Makers AwardBARRIE THE BARBER dir John Giwa-Amu (11’)ITV West AwardDOG YEARS dirs Richard Penfold & Sam Hearn (4’) DepicT! Joint Winners6 GOATS dir M...

Stockholm Grand Jury Prize to "Innocence"

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The 15th Stockholm International Film Festival announced the decisions of the Festival Jury in a special ceremony at the festival close on November 27th. For the first time ever for the festival, a female director received the prestigious Bronze Horse award. Female directors also for the first time were fifty percent in the official selection. The jury included Alexandra Dahlström, acclaimed actress of Lukas Moodysson's Fucking Åmål and Bruce LaBruce, Canadian cult film director whose film Ra...

River to River Florence Indian Fest program

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PROGRAMME RIVER TO RIVER. FLORENCE INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2004WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 8Cinema Hall16.30 Chameli, Sudhir Mishra, hindi-english&italian subt., 105’, col., 35mm., India, 2003All in one night: a stock market agent crosses his road with the one of a prostitute.18.30 Bollywood Remixed, Herbert Krill, hindi&english-english subt., 77’, col., Betacam, Austria-Germany, 2003 Faces, stories, visions and sounds of Bollywood.After the film, Q&A with Herbert Krill20.30 Waisa bhi hota hai-Shit Hap...

San Diego Film Festival Film Extravaganza, awards

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Film ExtravaganzaThe San Diego Film Festival may be new to the film community, but it is quickly becoming one of the premier events. It won the National Bulldog Award for its Excellence in Media Relations and Publicity. It was also named one of the Top 10 Film Festival Vacations by Film Threat. With its annual attendance well over 15,000, and a skyrocketing number of films being submitted from all over the globe, San Diego is quickly attaining an elite status. This year, out of the 1000+ films t...

Short Shorts Film Festival Asia Awards

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Short Shorts Film Festival Asia AwardsThe Closing Ceremony of the first Short Shorts Film Festival Asia was held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography on Sunday, 31 October, 2004. It was well attended by filmmakers, all members of the jury, representatives of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and general audience. The results were announced on stage by the 5-person jury. As anticipated by many, Korean works swept the boards and the jury commended the Korean government's wholehearted s...

The 2nd Swiss American Film Festival in NY

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The 2nd Swiss American Film Festival: Friday, November 5th through Thursday, November 11th – U.S. and NY premieres of over 50 Swiss and U.S. films, and several Special Events.The SWISS AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL (SwissAm) proudly returns to New York for seven days of screenings, seminars and parties, bringing together American and Swiss Independent filmmakers with a selection of 30 Swiss and 24 U.S films.In addition to screenings in three categories (Focus, Panorama, Shorts), SwissAm will present ...

San Diego Fest awards announced

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The San Diego Film Festival is an annual celebration of film produced by the San Diego Film Foundation, held in San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter. The competitive five-day event, which celebrates the actor's work, highlights more than 80 films and showcases the best in American and international feature, documentary and short films. More than just movies – the Festival includes educational workshops and panels, Q&A sessions with filmmakers and their cast, and guest appearances by nationally...

Over 50 Swiss and US films at swiss ameican fest

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The SWISS AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL (SwissAm) proudly returns to New York for seven days of screenings, seminars and parties bringing together American and Swiss Independent filmmakers with a selection of 30 Swiss and 24 US films.In addition to screenings in three categories (Focus, Panorama, Shorts), SwissAm will present a retrospective of the work of renowned Swiss essay filmmaker Peter Liechti. SIGNERS KOFFER (1995), LUCKY JACK (2003) and NAMIBIA CROSSINGS (2004) will be shown in New York for th...

Winners of the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film

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Winners of the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film, the Golden Calf 2004The Grand Prize of Dutch Film, the Golden Calves for 2004, were presented during the Dutch Film Gala. The presentation ceremony marked the close of the 24th Netherlands Film Festival, which on Wednesday evening concluded the film screenings with the première of the festival's closing film, HIDDEN FLAWS, attended by director Paula van der Oest, writer Renate Dorrestein and lead actors Henny Orri, Priscilla Knetemann and Bram van d...
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