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Bruno Chatelin

Happy new year to you all, 380 000 unique visitors per month

      Dear all We just had the confirmation that the maya did not understand much about calendar....We do, (for film festivals) to a certain extent with 6.000 in database!   As a proud co founder of the festival calendar (established 1995) I want to reassure you that my own prediction will stand...for a few more days. The end of the year is near. precisely on a monday 31.12.2012 at 24.00 GMT +/- anything that fits your part of the world, I know each of the...

Bruno Chatelin handed out the Award for Best Film from the festival circuit to Michel Hazanavicius

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  The International Film Festival Summit Europe IFFS and filmfestivals.com  - fest21.com,  close observers of the festival circuit, have honored Michel Hazanavicius, director of The Artist with the “Festival Film of the Year Award”  which recognizes the outstanding artistic dimensions of the whole project and the extraordinary successful fare on the circuit from Cannes (best actor) to 5 Oscars (6 Cesar, 3 Golden Globes, 7 BAFTAS)...  The award was handed by Bruno Ch...

The program of the International Film festival Summit Austin

    11:00am   Registration and Exhibit Floor Opens     12:15pm – 12:45pm   First-time IFFS Attendee Orientation Laurie Kirby, Esq Executive Director IFFS     1:15pm – 1:25pm   State of the Industry Address Laurie Kirby, Esq Executive Director IFFS     1:30pm – 2:30pm   Opening Keynote “Pushing the Boundaries” Ted Hope has been recognized as o...

Krsto Papic asks for your international support to protest against copyrights violation in Croatia for films shot before 1990.

 Dear film professionals and members of the EFA... At the recent World Film Festival in Montreal, I (successfully) participated with one of my films (Cvjetni trg, Flower Square) in the World Competition and I met Bruno Chatelin, board member at the European Film Academy and my old friend, Pierre-Henri Deleau again; this time, I complained to him about terrible violations of human and authors' rights in Croatia, affecting film authors, whose films were made in the socialist Yugoslavia bef...

Filmfestivals.com, Unipanamericana and Timandra Stage sponsor Unicorto : shoot a smartphone 1 minute video competition

  CONVOCATORIA GUION CORTOMETRAJE Y CORTOMETRAJE     AUN HAY TIEMPO PARA INSCRIBIRSE EN UNICORTO, HASTA EL 20 DE OCTUBRE DE 2012 CONVOCATORIA ABIERTA A ESTUDIANTES Y PROFESIONALES EN DOS MODALIDADES CORTOMETRAJE EN DISPOSITIVO MOVIL GUION PARA CORTOMETRAJE JURADO BRUNO CHATELIN, productor de cine francés CRISTIAN FREIRE, DUOC SERGIO NIETO  UNICORTO es un concurso de cortometrajes y libretos para cortometraje, organizado por la Facultad de Comunicaci&oa...

Film Marketing an interactive session in the Bahamas with Bruno Chatelin

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The Bahamas FInternational Film festival will run Dec 6 -9 in Paradise island and 10-15 in Eleuthera. On that occasion Bruno Chatelin (former film distributor) and jury Member at the Festival will offer a keynote on film marketing.   ·         Studio to indie what will work for you.  I will share key lessons I learnt when marketing major studio films at Sony and Fox and how this can apply to independent film marketing. · &...

New York: Richard Pena and the New York Film Festival

For the last 25 years as the program director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center Richard Pena has shaped the New York Film Festival upholding the standards of cutting edge cinema and opening new perspectives for film directors and the audience. By introducing new film making countries  to the critical film community  in New York and other major festivals he has shifted the festival’s  Eurocentric orientation to a global perspective presenting production...

The International Film Festival Summit - IFFS returns to Austin December 2- 4, 2012

The 9th Annual International Film Festival Summit will be the most informative and fun filled summit to date. We are excited to announce new topics and speakers at the annual summit, insuring that attendees at all levels – first-timers and repeat attendees, new to the industry or seasoned professional – can all find the answers and creative new ideas that they are looking for. With scores of keynote presentations, informative panel discussions, breakout sessions...

The jury members of The 9th Bahamas Film Fest

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  Bruno Chatelin Short Film Bruno Chatelin, HEC Business School alumni, began his marketing career in 1979 with large international Advertising Agencies: Publicis, DMM Masius and JWT, where he handled accounts such as Kellog’s Unilever, Colgate Palmolive, Mars Foods, Mastercard...  Former film distributor He started in 1985 working for Sony then UGC 20th Century FOX in France (Marketing Director and Managing Director) he has launched ...

Film festivals - do they have a future? Forum held in Katowice

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                        Can anyone harness enough courage to raise such a question? It is as if to ask about chances of survival of a live organism that is ridded of its heart. Or both lungs. This live (and very much so!) organism stands for cinema, whereas it is the film festivals that constitute the heart and the lungs. Although "the death of the cinema" has long b...

Guests at Forum Future of Film Festivals 2012 Katowice Poland

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    „Future of film festivals - between the Local and the Global": Film Forum guests list   The Forum is parrt of Ars Independent, organized by Anita Skwara for the Festival. THE AGENDA    September 24th at Rondo Sztuki 10:00 - 10: 30 welcome speech Introduction during which the managers will present goals and ideas of the Forum and intro-duce the attendees. "Authorial word&...

Future of Festival Forum in ARS Film Festival in Katowice.

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Very exciting panel at the Forum in Katowice. Delegates (including your editor Bruno Chatelin) gathered from all over Europe in Katowice for 2 days of brainstorming, exchanges and keynotes. The event has been inspired by Jonathan Davis and led by Anita Skwara. Please come back for more news here.   ...

Sandy Mandelberger, a dear colleague passed away.

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    Arthur “Sandy” Mandelberger: 1954 - 2012 Dear Sandy thank you for beeing with us, for so many years. It has been great to know you and fun too. We loved your dedication and professonalism. We already miss you dearly. The Indie community is sad. Rest in Peace. Bruno Chatelin - Managing Editor He battled cancer for nine years and asked that any donations be made to the Film Society of Lincoln Center. For information about...

Bruno Chatelin handed out the Award for Best Film from the festival circuit to Michel Hazanavicius

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@ The International Film Festival Summit Europe IFFS and filmfestivals.com  - fest21.com,  close observers of the festival circuit, have honored Michel Hazanavicius, director of The Artist with the “Festival Film of the Year Award”  which recognizes the outstanding artistic dimensions of the whole project and the extraordinary successful fare on the circuit from Cannes (best actor) to 5 Oscars (6 Cesar, 3 Golden Globes, 7 BAFTAS)...  The award was handed by B...

Future of Film Festivals Forum – Between the Local and the Global.

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Accompanying event of the 2nd Ars Independent International Film Festival, from 23th to 25th of September in Katowice. (www.rsindependent.pl) The program: Monday, 24th of September Rondo Sztuki 10:00 – 10: 30 Welcome speech Introduction during which the managers will present goals and ideas of the Forum and introduce the attendees. “Authorial word” of meeting’s moderators. 10:30 – 13:30 the For...

LETS BEGIN OFF DE CANNES 2012

During the OFF DE CANNES PARTY in ATRIUM BEACH, President Max Howard explains to Alain Zirah and Bruno Chatelin how he'll speak to the jury for the challenge.

Board members updates: Nik Powell and Bruno Chatelin keynotes in Novi Sad Cinema City

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  Cinema Now Live Academy Nik Powell At Cinema City festival, within the Cinema Now Live Academy, festival goers enjoyed the opportunity to talk with Powell, and hear the rich resume of life experiences of one of the leading British producers and one of the most interesting people in the creative industry. Nik Powell held two master-classes: The "Gospel" According to Nik at 15:00h, and From A to Z, Film Stories from the Producer’s Point of View at 16:30h...

EFA Board members Elected for 2012

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The President: Wim Wenders, Director, Germany Wim Wenders attended the Academy of Film & Television in Munich, worked as a film critic for various German publications, and was a founding member of Filmverlag der Autoren. In 1976 he set up his own production company, Road Movies, and, in 2002, Reverse Angle. Often hailed as one of the most important German directors on the international scene, Wenders has received various international awards, including the Golden Lion (TH...

The EFA Board and Staff members

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The President Wim Wenders, director, Germany The Board: Chairman: Yves Marmion, producer, France Deputy Chairmen: Nik Powell, director of the National Film and Television School, UK Volker Schlöndorff, director, Germany Board Members: Chris Auty, producer, UK Bruno Chatelin, producer, France Adriana Chiesa di Palma, international distributor, Italy Daniela Ciancio , costume designer, Italy Helena Danielsson, producer, Sweden Mike Downey, producer, UK...

Gary Lucas sells out the Silent Movie Theatre in Hollywood with "The Golem"!!

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Just back from a wonderful trip to LA where I SOLD OUT the fantastic Silent Movie Theatre on Fairfax Ave. in Hollywood with "The Golem"--my live solo guita score accompanying this classic 1920 German horror film! Just check this review from Debra Levine in ARTS MEME: Grammy-nominated Gary Lucas, whom Rolling Stone calls “one of the best and most original guitarists in America,” performed his well-traveled and exceedingly harrowing  score to “Der Golem,” the brill...

Message to filmmakers who want to make an impression on the festival circuit

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Non Stop Festivals ! Dear friends Our website is the leading pro media and social network serving the film & festivals community worldwide since 1995. We think we can help. Here is how. Get your weekly eTicket for the festival circuit: sign up for our weekly newsletter (join 128 000 colleagues of yours worldwide in receiving fresh news from winners, line ups, festival announcements, deadlines...) Click here to subscribe to our weekly newsletter for free. Click this one...

European Film Academy Board Meeting in Novi Sad, ambiance and video

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Members of the Board of the prestigious film institution European Film Academy have been honorary guests of the Cinema City 2012 in Novi Sad. Krzysztof Zanussi One of the annual board meetings of this world-renowned institution took place at Cinema City International Film Festival. The president of EFA is the renowned director Wim Wenders, the chairman of Board is French producer Yves Marmion, while Deputy Chairmen are German Oscar-winning director Volker Schlöndorff...

The awards at Cinema City International Film Festival

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The Cinema City International Film Festival closed June 23 with an award ceremony and a great party (faboulous DJ). The closing ceremony was held at the Serbian National Theatre, Pera Dobrinović hall. During the last eight days, the Festival has presented 100 films in four competition and four review selections, most of those being Serbian premieres. Locations of the Festival – the Serbian National Theatre, open-air cinema Katolička porta, Arena Cineplex, the Cultural...

Planet Rock Beckett

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Screenings sold out in advance, especially for the competitive selection of movies National Class and Exit Point then revue - MTV is Planet Rock Burn with a documentary about the band The Prodigy, absolutely sold out screening under the clear sky of Novi Sad is undeniable proof of how movies are an important part of modern culture and how they have become the need of contemporary society. Novi Sad has been seven days of cinema arena and festival center equally important as any other European c...

Nik Powell at Cinema City

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      21st of June 6th day of Cinema City, went off very quickly. Beside a wonderful party, a lovely lunch with editor Bruno Chatelin and extensive talk with NickPowell about the celebrity world and rather interesting programs on festival there were interesting events to go to and films to see. Powell is a film producer, a co funder of Virgin Group (with Richard Branson), director of National Television and Film School in England and founder of Palace Produ...

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