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THE 13TH ANNUAL HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALOCTOBER 19-23, 2005 Hiam Abbass ~ Danny Aiello ~ Kevin Bacon ~ Jon Robin Baitz ~ Alec Baldwin ~ Ned Beatty ~ Bob Berney ~ Dyan Cannon ~ Alan Cumming ~ Hope Davis ~ David Dinerstein ~ David Marshall Grant ~ Ted Hope ~ Eugene Jarecki ~ Cherry Jones ~ Marc Levin ~ Claude LeLouch ~ Bill Nighy ~ Martin McDonagh ~ Liza Minnelli ~ Sarah Paulson ~ Zac Posen ~ Paul Reiser Miranda Richardson ~ Charlie Rose ~ Kyra Sedgwick ~ Vivienne Tam ~ Christine Vach...

Shooting Stars at Festroia Festival

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Talented young actors to present their films in Portugal (28 – 30 May 2005)SHOOTING STARS from nine European countries at the 21th Festroia – International Film FestivalThey are already big names at home, and they are starting to attract more and more attention abroad. At the 21st Festroia International Film Festival audiences, guests and press representatives will have the opportunity from 28 to 30 May 2005 to meet a group of nine (from a total of 21) of this year’s SHOOTING STARS, select...

ViewFinders Atlantic City announces line up.

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The 4th annual ViewFinders: International Film Festival for Youth (VF4), April 19-23, 2005, a presentation of the Atlantic Film Festival, announced its line-up of close to 60 films and 40 workshops in its School Program and weekend family programs."This year’s program of workshops is fun, interactive and engaging," said Kellie Manning, ViewFinders Director. "From Jay Dahl’s Script to Screen to film lighting and animation workshops, we cover all the creative bases in our popular School Progra...

Berlinale poised for growth and expansion

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The Berlin International Film Festival, known locally as the Berlinale, already is one of Europe’s most highly prized film events. It is generally acknowledged as one of the most organized film events in the world, with a dazzling array of films from all over the world. Between the Competition Section, which hosts world and international premieres, and the parallel Panorama and Forum Of Young Cinema sections, the Festival is showcasing more than 300 films in its ten-day span.The Festival, whic...

Spectra 's new management team for new Montreal festival

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Le Regroupement pour un festival de cinéma à Montréal and L’Équipe Spectra are pleased to confirm the appointment of international-film luminary Moritz de Hadeln as head delegate, programming of the New Montreal FilmFest. Ms. Erika de Hadeln , who has extensive international film festival experience, will hold the position of assistant director. Mr. De Hadeln, whose appointment gives the Festival instant international credibility, will be backed by a solid Quebec-programming team and a pre...

Berlinale shorts Golden Bears awarded

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International Short Film JuryThe International Short Film Jury awards prizes for short films screened in the Competition and Panorama sections.The members of the jury Gabriela Tagliavini (Argentinien)Marten Rabarts (New Zealand) Susan Korda (USA)The jury has awarded the following prizes:Golden Bear for Best Short Film to Milk by Peter Mackie BurnsFor its assured portrayal of intimacy regained across the generational divide, with a superb script matched equally in performance and filmic craft.Jur...

Berlinale Camera Awards Day Lewis, Shochiku and Helene Schwarz

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Berlinale Camera Awards 2005The Berlinale Camera is awarded to film personalities or institutions to which the Berlin International Film Festival feels particularly indebted and wants to express its gratitude and appreciation. The Berlinale Camera was first awarded in 1986. Since 2004, the award has been donated by jeweller Georg Hornemann from Düsseldorf. This year, the 55th Berlin International Film Festival will honour Shochiku Studios, Japan’s most renowned studio, Helene Schwarz, an outs...

Fateless new entry in the Berlinale Competition

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The 55th Berlin International Film Festival is pleased to announce that the Hungarian-German-British co-production Fateless will screen in this year’s Competition. The film is based on Hungarian Nobel Prize winner Imre Kertész’s book of the same title, which depicts the Holocaust from the perspective of an adolescent boy. Kertész also wrote the screenplay for Fateless. Renowned cinematographer Lájos Koltai’s (Oscar nomination for Malena) directorial debut portrays the fate of Budapest...

Mutterseelenallein Berlin Surprise Film 2005

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Surprise Film 2005: Mutterseelenallein by Bernd Böhlich with the awarding of the Berlinale Camera to Katrin SassThis year’s Berlinale Surprise Film is Mutterseelenallein, directed by Bernd Böhlich. This feature film debut recounts, with harrowing precision, the situation of a woman who learns that her son has become a murderer. Bea (Katrin Sass), the female protagonist, lives through all imaginable extremes of human behaviour and ends up herself on the periphery of society. Mutterseelenalle...

Humbert Balsan EFA Chairman dies 50

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EFA sent its 2500 members the following message announcing the death of the French Producer Humbert Balsan who was found dead in his offices in Paris."The Board of the European Film Academy had the sad duty of informing you that our Chairman Humbert Balsan has died in Paris yesterday, on February 10. We are all in shock about the suddenness of this loss and will miss a great colleague and friend. The Berlin International Film Festival and the European Film Academy will present a special screenin...

European Film Market 2005

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The central event for the film industry at the Berlin International Film Festival is the European Film Market with its close ties to the other sections and events of the festival.Many films screening in the Competition, Panorama or Forum are also showcased at the European Film Market. Or, conversely: many films from the European Film Market attract large audiences and the media’s heightened attention in the Competition, Panorama and Forum.A new element of the European Film Market is the Berlin...

Berlinale Talent Campus 2005 expanded

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Considered to be one of the most important innovations of the Berlinale, the Berlin International Film Festival, under Dieter Kosslick’s reign, the Talent Campus is expanding again. Organized for young film makers with a demonstrated track record of awards and nominations, the Talent Campus is now adding to the “Working Campus” sessions the ‘Documentary Clinic” where selected film makers can develop their ideas with experienced documentary experts. Other sections of the Working Campus ...

Hamptons gives its awards

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The 12th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival presented its Golden Starfish Awards at a ceremony held at Guild Hall on Saturday, October 23, 2004.On hand to present the awards were the Fest’s Executive Director Denise Kasell, Board Chairman Stuart Match Suna, Programmer Rajendra Roy, and Emcee Bob Balaban. Also on hand with welcoming remarks was Evan Shapiro on behalf of presenting sponsor IFC. The Golden Starfish Award for Best Narrative, with a prize of over $180,000 in goods and in-...

Viva Pedro, Leigh and more at NY Fest

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VIVA PEDRO! An exclusive evening with Pedro Almodóvar, the legendary Spanish director of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, All About My Mother, Talk to Her, and the upcoming Bad Education. Highlights from the director's rich career will be screened, followed by a conversation between Mr. Almodóvar and Richard Peña, NYFF Selection Committee Chairman. We expect onstage appearances by special guests who have appeared in Mr. Almodóvar's films. 7A Thu. Oct. 7, 6:15 pm Alice Tully Hall HB...

The Hamptons International Film Festival panorama

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THE 12TH ANNUAL HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALOCTOBER 20-24, 2004 The 2004 HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, the 12th annual celebration of presenting films and filmmakers, programs and personalities and an outstanding opportunity for audiences to catch something out of the ordinary, will return to the East End on October 20th through 24th, 2004, in East Hampton, New York with additional venues in Sag Harbor, Southampton and our new location in Montauk.The Hamptons International Film F...

Shoot films or goals or both for Berlinale

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Berlinale Talent Campus kicks off the international short film awards •Football and culture •The ball is round ­ and the new international short film awards of the Berlinale Talent Campus 2005 on the subject of football will be all action: it is directed at all filmmakers world wide who want to combine their passion for making movies with that for football and the enjoyment of their country˜s football culture. The competition is an official contribution to the arts and culture programme of...

Roman tribute to the Berlinale Kinderfilmfest

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Tribute to the Berlinale Kinderfilmfest in Rome The Roman International Children's Film Festival, 'Alice nella Città' pays tribute to the Berlinale Kinderfilmfest. A choice selection of six films from previous Kinderfilmfest competition programms will be screened from 5 - 6 June, at Rome's Bioparco. "We are honoured that that our Italian colleagues have decided to pay tribute to the Kinderfilmfest," commented festival director Thomas Hailer, "and we are thrilled that these wonderful, unique fil...

HIFF fest director shopping film in Berlin

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HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RETURNS FROM IRAN AND BERLIN FILM FESTIVALS WITH NEW FILMSChuck Boller, Executive Director of HIFF, secures new films from Iran and Berlin film festivalsChuck Boller, Executive Director for the Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival just returned from two major film festivals, Fajr International Film Festival held in Iran and the Berlin International Film Festival held in Germany. “Our focus at the Louis Vuitton Hawaii Internation...

All the awards and prizes in Berlin

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The short film awards from the Competition and Panorama sections:INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMThe International Short Film Jury awards prizes for short films screened in the Competition and Panorama sections.The members of the jury Christine Dollhofer (Austria), Sophie Maintigneux (France) and Vinca Wiedemann (Danmark)award the following prizes: Golden Bear for Best Short Film toUN CARTUS DE KENT SI UN PACHET DE CAFEA Cigarettes and Coffeeby Cristi Puiu Jury Prize, Silver Bear, to the short film...

D-Fest: 10 digital projectors at Berlinale

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Worldwide digitalization has also brought changes to the cinema. Not only are more and more films digitally processed but they are also digitally produced and projected. With the advancement of digital cinema, the Berlin International Film Festival has increasingly turned to using digital projection for its movies. Ten festival cinemas are now equipped with digital projectors. Whereas the Zoo-Palast went digital some time ago, the Berlin International Film Festival has just installed new digital...

Shorts shoot first and the winners are

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International Short Film JuryThe International Short Film Jury awards prizes for short films screened in the Competition and Panorama sections. The members of the juryChristine Dollhofer (Austria)Sophie Maintigneux (France)Vinca Wiedemann (Danmark) award the following prizes: Golden Berlin Bear for Best Short Film to UN CARTUŞ DE KENT ŞI UN PACHET DE CAFEACigarettes And Coffee by Cristi PuiuJury Prize, Silver Berlin Bear, to the short filmVET!Great!by Karin Junger and Brigit Hillenius ...

Fest goes digital

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54th Berlin International Film Festival goes digital Worldwide digitalization has also brought changes to the cinema. Not only are more and more films digitally processed but they are also digitally produced and projected. With the advancement of digital cinema, the Berlin International Film Festival has increasingly turned to using digital projection for its movies. Ten festival cinemas are now equipped with digital projectors. Whereas the Zoo-Palast went digital some time ago, the Berlin Inter...

Shooting Stars in Berlin

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EUROPEAN FILM PROMOTION PRESENTS TOMORROW’S STARS TODAYFEBRUARY 6– 8 AT THE BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALPrepare to be dazzled – the next generation of European movie stars are stepping into the spotlight…Shooting Stars – the initiative run by the European Film Promotion, which is mainly financed by the MEDIA programme of the EU – will spotlight the hottest new acting talent in Europe at the 2004 Berlin International Film Festival.A series of special events will take place at th...

Willy Sommerfeld

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The Berlinale Camera is awarded to film personalities to whom the Berlin International Film Festival feels particularly indebted. By bestowing this honor, the Berlinale wants to express its gratitude and appreciation. The Berlinale Camera has been awarded since 1986. This year it will be donated for the first time by the jeweler Georg Hornemann from Düsseldorf. At the 54th Berlinale the pianist Willy Sommerfeld, the producer Regina Ziegler, the photographer Erika Rabau and the film patron and p...

line up of stars opening the 54th Berlinale red carpet

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Stars from around the world are set to attend the gala opening of the 54th Berlin International Film Festival. The opening night gala ceremony in the Berlianle Palast begins today at 7.00pm on Thursday, 5 February. The evening will be hosted by Anke Engelke and Festival Director Dieter Kosslick. The Berlin International Film Festival will be opened by Minister of State for Culture Dr Christina Weiss and the Governing Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit. The opening night film, Anthony Minghella’s ...

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