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Ben Affleck directorila breakthrough saluted at Hollywood Awards

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The 11th Annual Hollywood Film Festival's Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony, will take place on October 22, 2007, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.Oscar(r)-winner Ben Affleck will be honored with the "Hollywood Breakthrough Director of the Year Award," Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Connelly will receive the "Hollywood Supporting Actress of the Year Award," and producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan will receive the "Hollywood Producers of the Year Award."The "Hollywood Awards" wi...

Popwhore - A New American Dream won two major awards at New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF).

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James Hanlon and Darren Capik in association with their production company PikLon Entertainment today announced that their controversial documentary “POPWHORE - A New American Dream won two major awards at this summer's New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF). The documentary received the prestigious Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary and James Hanlon was the recipient of the award for Best Director of a Documentary. This marks the 11th accolade for Hanlon, a re...

Popwhore - A New American Dream won two major awards at NYIIFVF

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James Hanlon and Darren Capik in association with their production company PikLon Entertainment today announced that their controversial documentary “POPWHORE - A New American Dream won two major awards at this summer's New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF). The documentary received the prestigious Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary and James Hanlon was the recipient of the award for Best Director of a Documentary. This marks the 11th accolade for Hanlon, a re...

Stacy Keach to head Oldenburg festival's jury

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14th Oldenburg International Filmfestival 12th to 16th September 2007Oldenburg International Filmfestival rediscovers a chameleon of contemporary film history in Stacy Keach.He worked with John Huston and Walter Hill, earned worldwide fame as the private detective "Mike Hammer" and he still is one of the most sought after stage actors in the United States. This year's festival tribute honours a diverse and charming actor who defied genres and thus built a lasting legacy: Stacy Keach.As the first...

Turks & Caicos Festival will honor Hairspray composer Marc Shaiman

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The Third Annual Turks & Caicos International Film Festival (TCIFF) will honor Hairspray composer Marc Shaiman with the Sal De Mar Excellence in Composing Award at the Festival’s annual Awards Gala held on Saturday, October 20, 2007. Previously announced award recipients for this year’s event include Mos Def (The Italian Job) who will receive the Tour de Force Award. The Festival will be held October 16-21, 2007 in Providenciales.Commenting on the award Executive Director Jasmine Guy sai...

Turks & Caicos Festival will honor Hairspray composer Marc Shaiman

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The Third Annual Turks & Caicos International Film Festival (TCIFF) will honor Hairspray composer Marc Shaiman with the Sal De Mar Excellence in Composing Award at the Festival’s annual Awards Gala held on Saturday, October 20, 2007. Previously announced award recipients for this year’s event include Mos Def (The Italian Job) who will receive the Tour de Force Award. The Festival will be held October 16-21, 2007 in Providenciales.Commenting on the award Executive Director Jasmine Guy said,...

Summer is Magic at the Ford Amphitheater

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Remember when kids thought the best part of summer was waiting for that big blockbuster movie to open? Not anymore - now kids want to make their own. And FreshiFilms is making that happen, not once, but three times this summer at the FreshiFilm Camps running July 9-July 13, July 16-July 20, and July 30-August 3 at the picturesque and historic John Anson Ford Amphitheater in Hollywood just across the I-101 from the Hollywood Bowl.Working in small film crews, young filmmakers from around the cou...

Barbra Streisand Is Honored In France

Thursday, June 28------Legendary singer/actress/director Barbra Streisand performed her first-ever concert in France this week — and was rewarded with a medal of the Legion of Honor. Newly elected French President Nicolas Sarkozy honored the singer in a ceremony in Paris this evening at the Elysee Palace, the first time the new president had bestowed the honor upon anyone since he took over last month from Jacques Chirac. "You are the America that we love," Sarkozy announced at the ...

Encounters South African International Documentary Festival

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Since its inception nine years ago, the South African International Documentary Festival has gained in popularity and grown significantly. We received a record number of over 500 films from around the world this year, and have chosen 51 which tackle pertinent and quirky issues, tell tales and true stories, introduce audiences to illustrious, forgotten or little known figures, charismatic revolutionaries and leaders, and milestone events in world history. Among the 52 films, from 18 countries, we...

Popwhore a New American Dream to screen at NYIIFVF

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Emmy-award winning filmmaker and retired New York City firefighter James Hanlon (9/11) today announced the New York premiere of his feature documentary film, POPWHORE - A New American Dream as part of this summer’s New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF). The film explores the profound and controversial choices a mother makes to support her family and will play at the prime time slot of 8pm on Saturday July 21st at City Cinemas Village East with an afterparty to f...

Jackson Hole Wildlife announces jury

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The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival is pleased to announce its selection of the final jury who will determine the winners of the Film Competition associated with the 2007 Festival. This year’s Festival will take place on October 1-6, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. JHWFF plays host to an unparalleled competition, celebrating the finest examples of natural history filmmaking. To win an award in Jackson is a prestigious honor. Hundreds of filmmakers and broadcasters from around the world compete...

Durban International Film Festival

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The 28th Durban International Film Festival 20 June to 1 July 2007 With over 200 films from 77 countries, the 28th Durban International Film Festival, from 20 June to 1 July, offers a selection of the finest in world cinema, spread over more than 300 screenings at 24 venues across the Durban district. The festival also provides an extensive programme of free workshops and seminars to inspire young filmmakers and stimulate the film industry in KwaZulu-Natal. The festival opens on 20 June with the...

Sir Anthony Hopkins To Be Honored At Seattle FF

 Tuesday, May 22------Oscar-winning actor and eminence grise Sir Anthony Hopkins will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Wednesday, May 30 at the Seattle International Film Festival (which opens tomorrow evening). Hopkins will be presented with the Award during a special tribute evening at Seattle's Egyptian Theatre. The event will include an onstage interview, film clips and a question & answer session from the audience followed by a screening of his Oscar-nominated rol...

Palm Beach Film Festival Honors Cinema Greats

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Margaret O'Brien in the 1940sSunday, April 22-------The cultural, business and political elite of Palm Beach County were in black tie and evening gowns last evening, as the Palm Beach International Film Festival held its annual Awards Gala, honoring an intriguing cross-section of filmmakers, actors and a true film legend. Held at the swanky Boca Raton Resort and Club, the evening was a celebration of the Festival, the celebrity honorees, and a fundraiser for the Festival's commitment to...

Palm Beach Festival celebration of talent

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Malcolm McDowell, Anant Singh, Q’Orianka Kilcher and the Legendary Margaret O’Brien to be honored.The 12th Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) begins this week, April 19-26, 2007, presenting eight days of more than 120 feature films, documentaries and shorts from around the world. In addition, The Annual PBIFF Awards Gala, a black-tie celebration which takes place at the Boca Raton Resort & Club on Saturday, April 21, will honor some of the great talents in the industry. ...

Tarantino and Rodriguez ShoWest “Directors of the Year”

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ShoWest has named Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez ShoWest “Directors of the Year,” it was announced by Mitch Neuhauser, co-managing director of the event that will be held March 12 -15, 2007 in Las Vegas.Tarantino and Rodriguez will be presented with the ShoWest Director’s of the Year award at ShoWest’s closing night ceremony on Thursday, March 15 at Bally's and Paris Las Vegas.“We are thrilled to honor two of the most renowned and imaginative filmmakers in the industry today by...

WGA Awards Little Miss Sunshine and the Departed

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The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced the winners of the 2007 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for screen, television and radio writing in gala ceremonies at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles and the Hudson Theatre in New York on Sunday, February 11, 2007. SCREEN WINNERS ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY Little Miss Sunshine, Written by Michael Arndt, Fox Searchlight Pictures ADAPTED SCREENPLAY The Depart...

Sandra Oh and Elijah Wood to announce SAG awards

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Two-time Actor® recipient Sandra Oh, currently starring in the ABC series Grey’s Anatomy, and Actor® recipient Elijah Wood, currently starring in the Golden Globe®-nominated films Bobby and Happy Feet, will join Screen Actors Guild President Alan Rosenberg to announce the nominees for the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today. The SAG Awards™ nominations will be revealed at 6:05 a.m. PT on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007, in the SilverScreen Th...

Ne creative team for the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

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Jeff Margolis, executive producer and director of the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, has announced the creative team for this year’s Actors® honors. Many of the talented producers and artists behind the 12th Annual SAG Awards™ are returning to create this year’s ceremonies, joined by two new film segment producers.Nominations for the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be announced on Thursday, Jan. 4, at 6:05 am PT / 9:05 am ET at the Pacific Design Center in West Holl...

International Emmy World Television Festival. in New York

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Liu Changle, Chairman & CEO of Phoenix Satellite Television is the 2006 Festival Chairman. This year’s Festival highlights include panels and presentations by Dubai based news Network Al-Arabiya, Discop, A&E, KBS (Korea), Ile de France Film Commission, Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting as well as a technology panel entitled: “How new platforms are changing traditional television.” Home Box Office (HBO) will be hosting the closing cocktail on Sunday, November 19.The schedule...

Angel Awards: Monaco International Film Festival

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The festival dates are 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th December 2006. THE LIST OF JURY MEMBERS ATTENDINGDonovan - (Singer/Songwriter)Cliona Buckley – (Ireland Cinephile)Nigel Douglas - (Film/TV Director)Alexander Kaufmann (Entrepreneur & philanthropist Monaco, Geneve, Stockholm)Rony Bridges- (Feature Producer OranMor, Scotland)Sarah Manners - (Actress)Duncan James -(Singer of Band BLUE)2006 AMBASSADRESS - Michaela Foster Marsh promising Scottish Singer/Songwriter DAME DE HONOUR - Dame Shirley Bassey ...

Spotlight On Jeff Goldblum

Friday, November 3-----The spotlight is on the noted actor Jeff Goldblum this evening as the Festival presents its Centerpiece Film, PITTSBURGH, tonight at 7:45pm at the historic Parker Playhouse. The film is a rollicking mockumentary of Goldblum's decision to take a breather from his active Hollywood career to take up the lead role of Professor Harold Hill in a low-budget local theater production of THE MUSIC MAN, in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA. The circumstances of what led him to this ...

All Hail The Queen

Friday, September 29----With the exception of devotees of certain specific bars in Chelsea, it is rather rare for someone to be hailed, not once but twice, as a "real queen". Well, that is the case for admired actress Helen Mirren, whose portrayal of two different English monarchs this year have industry insiders wagging about an Oscar sweep. Following her triumphant turn as Queen Elizabeth I in the HBO television mini-series ELIZABETH, a role for which she recently won an Emmy, Mirren can no...

Antalya Film Festival opens under a starry starry sky

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The 43rd Antalya Film Festival got under way last night (Saturday September 16, 2006) at a glittering opening ceremony attended by several international celebrities including evergreen Faye Dunaway and the resurgent Helen Mirren.Some 6,000 people attended the two-hour ceremony under a starry sky in a 2,000-year-old Roman amphitheatre on the outskirts of Antalya, a stunningly beautiful city-resort located on the Mediterranean coast some 500 kilometres south east of Istanbul and some 300 kilometre...

Ernst & Young Delivers Winning Results for the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Award

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In continuation of a tradition that has lasted nearly two decades, Ernst & Young LLP will oversee the entire ballot counting process for the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy(R) Awards to be telecast on NBC at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 27, 2006. The firm's Media and Entertainment leaders John Nendick, Andy Sale, and Mark Besca will deliver the winning results for the 27 awards, and oversee the confidentiality and accuracy of the final voting tally. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has coun...

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