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AWARDS – 43rd CANADIAN STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL   NORMAN MCLAREN AWARD FOR THE OVERALL WINNER:  8,75$ by Claudia Hébert (York University, Toronto)  BEST NEW CANADIAN DIRECTOR:  YOUTH AND TRADITION by John Palanca (York University, Toronto)  BEST ANIMATION FILM:  TENGRI by Alisi Telengut (Concordia University, Montréal)  BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM:  HOTEL CANADA by Aliaa Khachouk (UQAM, Montréal)  BEST E...

The Winners at Edinburgh: Here and Then win best film

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The 66th Edinburgh International Film Festival announced the winners of its awards today at a prestigious ceremony held at Filmhouse, hosted by Grant Lauchlan of STV Moviejuice. Scottish stars presenting awards included Kate Dickie and Jury member Ewen Bremner. The ceremony took place ahead of the Closing Night Gala of the European premiere of BRAVE which closes the 12-day Festival.    The Award for Best Film in the International Feature Competition, supported by Innis & Gunn, was ...

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Explore creative correspondencies between music and motion pictures have been the main intemption of Alejandro and Eduardo to accomplished this work.  Eduardo performed with diverse instruments his own composition which was delivered to Alejandro, as wichted elixir to a bewitcher experimentator. Both men were only talking about the mutual sortilege, from where possible analogies and discrepancies could emerge in a ...

54TH SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WILL PRESENT MEL NOVIKOFF AWARD TO SERGE BROMBERG

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 French Collector, Archivist and Showman Extraordinaire Will Present Retour de Flamme: Rare and Restored Films in 3-D at the Castro Theatre   San Francisco, CA – The 54th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 21–May 5) will present the 2011 Mel Novikoff Award to the extraordinary showman Serge Bromberg for his invaluable work as a collector, preservationist, exhibitor, programmer and enthusiast of cinematic treasures, Sunday, May 1 at 5:00 pm at the Castro Th...

Mar del Plata International Film Festival turns 25.

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25th Mar del Plata Internacional Film Festival From 13th to 21st November, 2010 The only Latin American Film Festival with “A” status was conceived in 1954 due to the need to reflect the Argentinean Cinema universe, as well as the international cinematographic scenario. Year after year, the Festival established itself as a vital exhibition of the development and exchange of the film industry and audiovisual arts. Mar del Plata International Film Festival is today a must for filmmakers, acto...

Mar del Plata celebrates 25th in 56 years.

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56 years ago Argentina welcomed the First International Cinematographic Exhibition of Cinema in Mar del Plata. Today, 24 editions later, the Festival gets ready for its Silver Edition.Since that first big step, the country and the world have witnessed the change and growth ofthe cinematographic universe. New trends, new narratives, new authors have gone through the Festival and have left their trace and built history.The first Festival was held from 8 to 14 March, 1954. It was not a competitive ...

Canadian Student Award Winners Announced

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AWARDS OF THE 39th CANADIAN STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL NORMAN MCLAREN AWARD offered by the National Film Board of Canada, a value of $2500 in technical services for the winner's next production. « This Little Piggy » by Sarah Quinn and Sébastien Rist (Concordia University) KODAK IMAGING AWARD For the Best New Canadian Student Director, presented by Kodak Canada Entertainment Imaging. The winner will receive a camera and $4200 of film « For Wendy » by Jacquelyn Mills (Concordia University) BEST A...

Toronto Opens with The Journals of Knud Rasmussen

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Toronto Opens 2006 Festival with World Premiere of “The Journals of Knud Rasmussen”The largest and one of the most respected Film Festivals in the world will open its doors to the public with Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn's “The Journals of Knud Rasmussen". Their last film "Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner),” had won the Camera D'or in Cannes and then the prize for best Canadian film here in Toronto in 2001. Festival Co-Director Noah Cowan felt that this was one of the most important film...

SILVERDOCS Announces Jury and Audience Awards

Monday, June 19---The 4th annual SILVERDOCS:AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival ended its six-day event with the announcements of Jury and Audience prizes in a number of diverse categories. The Festival, which had a significant breakthrough this year, in terms of content, celebrity attendance (Martin Scorsese, Jim Jarmusch, Al Gore, Thomas L. Friedman, Will Shortz and others) and audience response has more than reinforced its claim as the premiere documentary film festival in North Ameri...

Short Film Corner: more films, more participants, more room

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Created in 2004 as a continuation of the initiatives by the Festival de Cannes to encourage new creative work, the Short Film Corner has become a focal point for shorts. Acting as a bridge between shorts and features, it strengthens the ties between the actions of the Festival de Cannes and Film Market. This year, the SFC brings together around 940 short films (compared to 617 last year), which, for the most part, have never been seen before, from around 50 different countries. The films present...

Tables rondes & rencontres du Marchéà Cannes

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Mercredi 17 mai :17:00 - 19:00 / Short film Corner - Palais 01 - Allée 14Happy Hour, avec la participation de Mediterranean Films Crossing Borders etEuropean Films Crossing BordersJeudi 18 mai :17:00 -19:00 / Short Film CornerHAPPY HOUR, avec la participation de France 217:00 / Short Film CornerRemise du PRIX FRANCE 2 Vendredi 19 mai :11:00 / Lounge Orange (Plage La Mandala)Remise officielle des prix de la 2ème édition du CONCOURS "ORANGE FILM COURT"Président du jury : Christophe Barratier e...

McLaren Retrospective in Official Selection at Cannes

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For the first time, Cannes Classics will feature an animator, and the honour goes to Norman McLaren, who won the Short Film Palme d’or in 1955 with Blinkity Blank. A selection of 13 McLaren films has been put together in homage to the great filmmaker and to celebrate 65 years of animation at the National Film Board of Canada. Jacques Bensimon, Government Film Commissioner and Chairperson of the NFB, said, “McLaren’s genius continues to amaze us. Every film in this program underscores the ...

Tsotsi biggest award winner at Edinburgh Fest

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The 59th Edinburgh International Film Festival drew to an official close with the Awards Ceremony, held Sunday at the Caledonian Hilton following the premiere of the Business.The biggest award winner of the day was clearly Tsotsi, the South African gang drama, which walked away with both the Standard Life Audience Award, and The Michael Powell Award for Best New British Feature Film. Producer Peter Fudakowski, on accepting the first award, said he was “particularly grateful to Edinburgh for di...

Edinburgh Film Festival Awards shortlist announced

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The Michael Powell Award for Best New British Feature Film Named in homage to one of Britain˜s most original filmmakers, the Michael Powell Award is sponsored by the UK FILM COUNCIL and LOVEFiLM. Rewarding imagination and creativity in British filmmaking, the Award is judged by an international jury and carries a substantial cash prize.2003 Winner: Young Adam directed by David McKenzie - Previous Winnersare: 2002 Out Of Control directed by Dominic Savage; 2001 Gas Attack directed by Kenny Glen...

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