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Locarno opened with J.J Abrams' super 8

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The 64th Festival del film Locarno opens on Wednesday August 3 with a screening of J.J. Abrams’ Super 8 on the Piazza Grande.  Following the success of the last night’s free screening of Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961, by Blake Edwards), sponsored by Valora and its president Rolando Benedick, the former president of Manor, which attracted an audience of 4,800 to the Piazza Grande, tomorrow there will be the Pre-Festival’s second free offering to local residents and touris...

NEWSLETTER N° 489: December 18, 2010

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 .............                                                                                                                                                          WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 489: December 18, 2010 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor, Advertise with us  This newsletter reaches 83 000 film professionnals...

Funny With A Dose of Acid: Blake Edwards

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  Blake Edwards, the American director whose comedic films were always presented with a dose of acid, passed away in his Los Angeles home yesterday. In a career of highs and lows, Edwards carved a particular niche as a funny man with a dark underside and a dramatist who sometimes injected humor into dark tales of desperation. His 1961 film BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, a huge success despite the smoothing out of the edges of its bohemian party girl Holy Gollightly, is a true classic of American...

Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg will showcase 30 newcomers

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The International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg, which will celebrate its 60th anniversary next year, is internationally well regarded and sustains its position as being one of the top 100 film festivals worldwide and as being the festival which exclusively presents films by newcomers.From out of thousands of newcomer films the festival selects only roundabout 30 and is thus driven by a very conscious programming process.„We practically fall in love with each single film. The authors and pr...

Art Directors Guild's Cinematic Imagery Award to Lucas

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Revolutionary director/producer, George Lucas has been selected to receive the Art Directors Guild's (ADG's) coveted honorary Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award, it was announced today by Thomas A. Walsh, ADG President, and Awards co-producers John Sabato and John Janavs. Known for pushing the limits of design and cinematography, Lucas has been the creator, storywriter and executive producer of a series of visually groundbreaking feature films, most notably the Star Wars Saga, w...

The Tiburon International Film Festival highlights

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The Tiburon International Film Festival, in its 7th edition, will screen over 220 films from more than 90 countries, including three tributes, first to: John Wayne (The Searchers...), an American legend with his family present, on Saturday, March 16 @ 4:45 PM. Second, to Blake Edwards, another great American director (The Pink Panther Strikes Again, Breakfast at Tiffany…) on Saturday, March 15 @ 5 pm. Mr. Edwards will be present for his tribute. Third, a tribute is to Bob Rafelson (Five Easy P...

Tiburon International Film Fest runs March 13-21

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The 2008 Tiburon International Film Festival (TIFF) is set for March 13 – 21, 2008. TIFF will be showcasing over 225 films from 94 countries. The Opening Night Film & Gala is scheduled for March 13, 2008. The Opening Night Film of the 2008 Tiburon International Film Festival is Twins for President, a comedy from Spain directed by Miguel Angel Calvo Buttini (starring Andoni Gracia, Txema Blasco, María Galiana, Merce Llorens, Teresa Gimpera). Twins for President will be making its US Premi...

PETER SELLERS WRITHES AGAIN

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LONDON -- PETER SELLERS WRITHES AGAIN "THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS" Viewed at Muswell Hill Odeon, London, Oct. 21st Not in the festival but on commercial release here in London, is a biopic, the subject of which is obvious, and which will undoubtedly arouse curiosity around the world. This biting "docu-drama" is directed by newcomer Stephen Hopkins and stars Australian Geoffrey Rush in the title role of a not very savoury Sellers. The picture has opened to "...

About Action On Film Festival

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The event takes place against the backdrop of the 41st Long Beach Internationals, the longest running event martial arts show and tournament in the United States. It runs during the last week of July.. This event has played host to some of the biggest action and film stars from around the world. Beginning with Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Blake Edwards, and hundreds of other actors, producers, directors, Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, ESPN and filmmakers from around the world. Black Belt Magazine a...

Davi Doo-Wop Film To Close Palm Beach Film Festival

        Thursday, April 26-----The 12th Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival closes this evening with the Florida Premiere of  THE DUKES, the feature film directorial debut of actor Robert Davi. The special event film screening will also feature a live performance by The Emeralds, a Philadelphia doo-wop group featuring Robert Davi, the film’s director, writer and star. The film, which also stars Chazz Palminteri, Peter Bogdanovich, Frank D'...

From the Sublime to the Ridiculous - Saturday, March 3

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My day began with the Day of Sight and Sound and Panasonic's P2 presentation, followed by a quick press conference, and then Carl Miller's presentation of his film, Retribution. I always feel that this day has the potential to be a powerful learning tool for local and visiting filmmakers, and for future sessions I would love to see cinematographers and sound designers invited in to share their knowledge with us. A guy can dream...I rounded off the day with two excellent films from opposi...

A day in Cinequest blog report

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My day began with the Day of Sight and Sound and Panasonic's P2 presentation, followed by a quick press conference, and then Carl Miller's presentation of his film, Retribution. I always feel that this day has the potential to be a powerful learning tool for local and visiting filmmakers, and for future sessions I would love to see cinematographers and sound designers invited in to share their knowledge with us. A guy can dream...I rounded off the day with two excellent films from opposite ends ...

Denver Film Festival (SDFF29) line up

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The 29th Starz Denver Film Festival (SDFF29), produced by the Denver Film Society, rolls out the red carpet November 9 - 19, 2006. This year’s festival features a Salute to Canadian Cinema and will screen over 200 films with 14 premieres (2 world premieres, 5 North American premieres and 8 U.S premieres). 29 countries are represented this year: Argentina, Austria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Mongoli...

Special Programs on New York Film and Jazz On Film

Woody Allen's MANHATTAN Monday, October 9----The New York Film Festival is presenting two provocative and highly entertaining special programs this week....the first a paen to New York filmmaking, filmmakers and New York as a magical shooting location. The second looks at the 70 year history of jazz, as captured on film. The New York film program, with the splashy title of SCENES FROM THE CITY: 40 YEARS OF FILMMAKING IN NEW YORK, is a kind of tribute to the city's film and television commissi...

Rhode Island fest links to Grammy awards

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RHODE ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL TO BEGIN SUBMITTING TO THE GRAMMY AWARDS THIS YEARStarting this year, the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) will be selecting and submitting filmmakers and composers, via their music, for all 105 categories of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences' annual Grammy Awards.In a unique and exciting new partnership, the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) has joined forces with the Providence, RI-based company, Big Noise, LLC, to off...

Oscar ceremony serves up a clean sweep and a long nap

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Oscar ceremony serves up a clean sweep and a long nap February 29, 2004Sean Penn picked the wrong year to attend the Oscars. Hollywood’s favorite rebel – and four-time best actor nominee – famously snubbed Academy Awards ceremonies in the past. Though he threatened, yet again, to bypass this year’s awards show, he turned up Sunday night in a sleek tux with wife Robin by his side. Penn went on to win the best actor gold for his Mystic River turn – but he also had to sit through one of t...

Oscar ceremony serves up a clean sweep and a long nap

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Sean Penn picked the wrong year to attend the Oscars. Hollywood’s favorite rebel – and four-time best actor nominee – famously snubbed Academy Awards ceremonies in the past. Though he threatened, yet again, to bypass this year’s awards show, he turned up Sunday night in a sleek tux with wife Robin by his side. Penn went on to win the best actor gold for his Mystic River turn – but he also had to sit through one of the most lackluster awards ceremonies in years.Billy Crystal’s cracked...

Lord crowned with 11 and ties with Ben-Hur & Titanic

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New Line's "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" has been awarded eleven trophies, record number tied with "Ben-Hur" and "Titanic" but unlike those earlier winners, "King" is the first to win in every category in which it was nominated. Charlize Theron and Renée Zellweger took best actress, Sean Penn and Tim Robbins best actors.the complete list of winners:ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLESean Penn MYSTIC RIVER ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLETim Robbins MYSTIC RIVER ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLECharl...

Oscar ceremony serves up a clean sweep and a long nap

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Sean Penn picked the wrong year to attend the Oscars. Hollywood’s favorite rebel – and four-time best actor nominee – famously snubbed Academy Awards ceremonies in the past. Though he threatened, yet again, to bypass this year’s awards show, he turned up Sunday night in a sleek tux with wife Robin by his side. Penn went on to win the best actor gold for his Mystic River turn – but he also had to sit through one of the most lackluster awards ceremonies in years.Billy Crystal’s cracked...
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