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Pro Meeting at UDINE

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Far East Festival building at Udine         UDINE WELCOMES THE PRODUCERS OF THE FUTURE 26/28 APRIL – first intercontinental training workshop for cinema producers Far East Film and Eave sign an important collaboration [UDINE] Far East Film and Eave (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs) signed an important collaboration which will bring to Udine the CINEMA PRODUCERS OF THE FUTURE. ...

Pro meeting at udine

UDINE WELCOMES THE PRODUCERS OF THE FUTURE 26/28 APRIL – first intercontinental training workshop for cinema producers Far East Film and Eave sign an important collaboration [UDINE] Far East Film and Eave (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs) signed an important collaboration which will bring to Udine the CINEMA PRODUCERS OF THE FUTURE. The firs

IFFS Europe schedule of panels and events

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2009 IFFS Europe Opening Keynote Presentations Marco Müller Director Venice International Film Festival Wieland Speck Director of Panorama Berlin International Film Festival Tuesday, April 7, 2009 8:30 am Registration Opens 9:15 am Opening Remarks by Conference Chair 9:30 am - 10:30 am Dynamic Programming   Year round programming, migrating content to the web and extending audience reach are all critical programming issues. Once your festival ha...

NEWSLETTER N° 400: January 28, 2009

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Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE LAUNCHING THIS WEEK Quick summary of the changes on fest21.com include : - New look, easier navigation - Transfer of the Festival Directory database, the renowned Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com is moving to Fest21.com whith easier searc...

IndieLisboa invites Marco Müller to jury...

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IndieLisboa is proud to announce that the Director of the Venice Film Festival, Marco Müller, will join the Feature Film International Jury of Lisbon's International Independent Film Festival. Marco Müller directed several European film festivals (Turin, Roterdam, Locarno) and has been awarded a number of prizes for his contribution to the discovery and the diffusion of filmmakers and cinema. Along with Marco Müller, Christoph Terhechte, the Director of Berlinale's Forum, will also join the F...

NEWSLETTER N° 383: October 1, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Curtain Fell on Athens Film Fest, Pingpongkingen wins best Rain Bird Names Finalists for 2008 Intelligent Use of Water Film Competition Launching International Film Guide Inspiration Award International Film School Meeting awards from Donostia Feature film project SHOCKING BLUE wins Kodak NPP Development Prize ‘Pandora’s Box’ nailed highest award in San Sebastian ...

Marco Müller will deliver Keynote at next Paris Fest Summit Europe

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The International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) announced that Marco Müller, Director of the Venice International Film Festival will present the Keynote at the 3rd Annual IFFS Europe this April 7-8, 2009 in Paris. www.filmfestivalsummit.comVenice International Film Festival Director Marco Müller will present the 2009 IFFS Europe Keynote Presentation. Mr. Müller will draw upon his vast experience and rich understanding of film and art to share his perspective on film festivals and global cinema....

N° 380: September 10, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM 65th Venice Film Festival Official Venezia 65 Awards “1.€ for 1 minute” 2008: and the winners are... Hot from Europe nominees for EFA ______________________________________________________________________________________ MORE FESTIVAL NEWS ...

Festival comments by the Director of the 65th Mostra, Marco Müller

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We resolved, for this new-four years mandate of the Cinema Section of La Biennale (for this 65th Venice Mostra), to stop, once and for all, looking at the cinema as if it were an infallible compass. No longer did we want to ask the cinema to rescue us from a problematic, ambivalent, ambiguous present: it was up to us, instead, to stay in there, not to pass over the new problems (artistic and beyond) that are being posed by the age in which we have to live. An age characterized by an evershifting...

Venice International Film Festival line up

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The 65th Venice International Film Festival, organised by the Venice Biennale, will take place at Venice Lido from August 27th to September 6th 2008. The aim of the Festival is to encourage the awareness and the promotion of all the various aspects of international cinema as art, entertainment and industry, in a spirit of freedom and tolerance. Marco Müller will be the director of this edition, continuing the work he began in 2004. The line-up of the 65th Venice Film Festival includes the follo...

NEWSLETTER N° 329: September 5, 2007

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FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS Festivals calling for your films... This week, this month...   _______________________________________________________________________________________ AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Oscar and more ...

Biennale Director: Marco Müller on the 64th edition

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Biennale Cinema 64th Venice Film Festival Introduction by the Director of the 64th Mostra, Marco Müller "Over these four years we have learned not to renounce anything: you get down to work and then you see what happens, without having to count on the Mostra (the International “Mostra” of Film Art) as a place that can be fenced off as autonomous, on the one hand, and on a frontier that distinguishes the rest, as visible totality, on the other.Of course, there has been a yearning, an este...

64th Venice International Film Festival

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The 64th edition of the Venice Film Festival runs August 29th to September 8th, 2007, directed by Marco Müller. The aim of the Festival is to encourage the awareness and the promotion of all the various aspects of international cinema as art, entertainment and industry, in a spirit of freedom and tolerance. The line-up of the Festival includes the following sections: Venezia 64-In Competition, Venezia 64-Out of Competition, Orizzonti, Corto Cortissimo, and Secret History of Italian Cinema 4. A...

Malta cancels the first festival

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Hisham Abdel Khalek the founder of Malta International Film Festival had to announce the cancellation of the festival and shared the following comments.Filmfestivals.com team is sorry to see all these efforts go down and expresses its sympathy to Hisham and all his team members."Our team has been working relentlessly for a year to organize the first ever Malta International Film Festival scheduled in Valletta from September 15th to 23rd, 2007. As of June 2007, these efforts resulted in the confi...

Marco Müller tributes for life achievement during MIFF

 Representatives forms MIFF are still working in the Berlinale discussing agreements. One of the latest news which has been revealed concerns the tribute prize to Marco Müller. The festival director Hisham Abdel Khalek has met Mr Müller to decide the details of his participation to the Malta International Film Festival.  Marco Müller will be rewarded for his career as a producer and film festival director and one of his films will be screened in the section dedicated to tributes. Marco...

Introducing The Malta International Film Festival

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Monday, February 12----A new film festival has been launched on the beautiful and historic island nation of Malta. The Malta International Film Festival, which will be held from September 15-23, 2007, hosted a press conference and reception this morning  at the Hotel Berlin to introduce the international film community to the festival team and to its ambitious plans for its inaugural event. The Festival is being organized by the AECEO (Association pour l'Echange Culturel Entre l'Europe ...

The Black Dahlia: opening film at the 63rd Venice Fest

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La Biennale di Venezia / 63rd Venice International Film Festival / The Black Dahlia by Brian De Palma, with Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank and Josh Hartnett, to be the opening film at the 63rd Venice International Film FestivalThe Black Dahlia, the eagerly-awaited film directed by Brian De Palma, starring Scarlett Johansson, Hilary Swank and Josh Hartnett - and adapted from the famous novel of the same name by James Ellroy, inspired by a crime in 1940s Los Angeles - will be the opening film at...

David Lynch, Venice Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

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The Board of Directors of La Biennale di Venezia, presided by Davide Croff, has accepted the proposal by Director Marco Müller to award the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement to US director David Lynch at the 63.Venice International Film Festival, scheduled to take place on the Lido di Venezia from August 30th through September 9th 2006. The award will be presented to the director on September 6th, in the Sala Grande of the Palazzo del Cinema, on the occasion of the screening of his new maste...

Jury of Venezia 63 announced

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La Biennale di Venezia63rd Mostra Internazionale d’Arte CinematograficaJuan José Bigas Luna, Paulo Branco, Cameron Crowe,Chulpan Khamatova, Park Chan-wook, Michele Placidoin the international Jury of Venezia 63. presided by Catherine DeneuveThe Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia, presided by Davide Croff, has approved the proposal by the Director of the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica Marco Müller, regarding the composition of the international Jury of Venezia 63 pr...

Deneuve to preside over the Venice Jury

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The centenary anniversaries of Rossellini, Soldati and ViscontiThe Magic Flute by Kenneth Branagh in premiere at the Teatro La FeniceThe great French actress, Catherine Deneuve, will preside over the International Jury of the 63rd Venice International Film Festival, to be held between 30th August and 9th September 2006, and which will assign the Golden Lion for best film.The decision was taken by the Board of Directors of the Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Davide Croff, approving the suggestion...

Udine Far East Festival Audience Awards

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The Udine Far East Film Festival is one of the largest panoramas of Asian film in Europe. Most of the 73 films chosen for the eighth edition that ran April 21-29 enjoyed their European or international premiere. The festival catches the films that are produced between the Venice, Berlin and Cannes festival so its an excellent showcase to attend to see the latest Asian films. Udine hopes together with the Venice Film Festival to double the amount of Asian films to the Venice Friuli-Venezia-Giulia...

Udine Far East Film Festival 8 Wraps

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The Udine Far East Film Festival is one of the largest panoramas of Asian film in Europe. Most of the 73 films chosen for the eighth edition that ran April 21-29 enjoyed their European or international premiere. The festival catches the films that are produced between the Venice, Berlin and Cannes festival so its an excellent showcase to attend to see the latest Asian films. Udine hopes together with the Venice Film Festival to double the amount of Asian films to the Venice Friuli-Venezia-Giulia...

Seven Swords by Tsui Hark opens Venice Mostra

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62nd Venice International Film Festival opens today and runs from 31st August till 10th September 2005.For 2005, the director, Marco Müller, presents an official selection of about 60 films. This was the line already proposed by Müller after the last Festival and approved by the Biennale's Board on 9th February. "We have decided to render the programme more legible", explained Müller, "in order to avoid any confusion between different rich and complex sections." Thus, the Festival will offer ...

A view to the Lido's "agile" Festival

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The 61st International Film Festival, organised by the Biennale di Venezia and presided over by Davide Croff, will be held at the Lido from 1st to 11th September 2004, directed for the first time by Marco Müller.The new lines of an "agile, competitive" FestivalFollowing his nomination by the Biennale's board of directors, the new director immediately declared that he hoped the 61st Festival "would be an agile festival, created in a climate of constant dialogue with the film industry and culture...

Palazzo del Cinema image lifting in Venice

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The President of the Venice Biennale, Davide Croff, has asked two great image masters, Dante Ferretti and Matteo Thun, to make some significant changes to the facade of the historical Palazzo del Cinema on the Venice Lido. The building will greet both the general public and the stars with a completely new look for the 61st Venice Film Festival (1-11 September 2004), run by Marco Müller for the first time this year.Dante Ferretti has been set designer for great Italian (Fellini, Ferreri, Pasolin...
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