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Berlinale gallery: winners parade february 18, 2012

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Przemyslaw Wojcieszek Marten Persiel and the jury Mani Haghighi Atsushi Wada João Salaviza Boudewijn Koole, Rick Lens Ursula Meier Miguel Gomes Nikolai Arcel and Rasmus Heisterberg Zhang Xiaoke, Anne Fleck Mikkel Boe Følsgaard ...

Berlinale prizes

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PRIZES OF THE INTERNATIONAL JURY GOLDEN BEAR FOR THE BEST FILM Cesare deve morire Caesar Must Die by Paolo & Vittorio Taviani       JURY GRAND PRIX-SILVER BEAR Csak a szél Just The Wind by Bence Fliegauf SILVER BEAR FOR BEST DIRECTOR Christian Petzold for  Barbara (Barbara) ...

Prizes for Berlinale 62 were very democratic

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Berlin is known above all for its political and social commitment, or what the French Existentialists would call a Festival "Engagé".Esthetic purists sometimes question the Berlin prize decisions on artistic grounds but art is often of secondary importance in this ballparkwhere politics can also have to do with the pecking order in the upper echelons of the international film establishment. Clearly the film with the most obvious socio-political content this year was the Hungarian entry "Csak a ...

“Say Goodbye to the Story”: Leitmotif of the Berlinale Shorts

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27 films from 22 countries will be competing for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear Jury Prize, the DAAD Short Film Award and a short film nomination for the European Film Prize. German actress Sandra Hüller, Palestinian artist Emily Jacir as well as filmmaker David OReilly will be picking the winners in 2012: International Short Film Jury: Sandra Hüller (Germany) After ten years in the business, renowned and prize-winning actress of the screen and stage Sandra H...

Calgary's Best of Alberta Award celebrates short films

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The Best of Alberta Award celebrates Alberta short films, created by both established artists and up-and-coming filmmakers. They collectively span a number of different genres, styles, and subject matter and over the years the program has seen a number of returning filmmakers, and a lot of fresh faces. These are the ones to watch, as they are all poised to make a mark in the industry.With one of the strongest showing of submissions in the history of CIFF, it was exceptionally difficult to narrow...

AFI Dallas in full swing with heavy line up

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 AFI DALLAS International Film Festival Presented by Target, Founding Sponsor Victory Park announces Helen Hunt's directorial debut, THEN SHE FOUND ME, as the festival's Opening Night Gala presentation and Stuart Townsend's BATTLE IN SEATTLE as its Closing Night Gala presentation.The eleven-day festival (March 27 - April 6), will feature 210 feature films and shorts with 290 screenings. Once again, the Target Ten Narrative and Target Ten Documentary Competition winners will receive two unre...

AFI Dallas in full swing

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AFI DALLAS International Film Festival Presented by Target, Founding Sponsor Victory Park announces Helen Hunt’s directorial debut, THEN SHE FOUND ME, as the festival’s Opening Night Gala presentation and Stuart Townsend’s BATTLE IN SEATTLE as its Closing Night Gala presentation.The eleven-day festival (March 27 – April 6), will feature 210 feature films and shorts with 290 screenings. Once again, the Target Ten Narrative and Target Ten Documentary Competition winners will receive two u...

New NSI Drama Prize teams announced

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The National Screen Institute has announced the new 2008-09 NSI Drama Prize teams and celebrate the world premiere screening of the current 2007-08 program graduates’ short films.NSI Drama Prize is a professional training program which culminates in the production of a short film. Teams receive one year of training, $10,000 cash, over $30,000 in services, customized training in writing, directing, producing and access to professional contacts and mentors. Following their week-long intensive tr...

Music and Sex... right now live from AFI

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Live dailies from AFI FestBy STUART BRAZELL, AFI online Contributing Writer There is no denying that music can have a profound impact on film. Nothing is more emotionally satisfying than watching a great movie scene with the perfect song playing. Music can also inspire a film, and that is clear in this year's lineup of music-related films at AFI FEST 2007. The world premiere PUBLIC ENEMY: WELCOME TO THE TERRORDOME examines the powerful 20-year history of the influential hip-hop group, Public En...

New generation of Canadian filmmakers prepare for short film production

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Today at NSI FilmExchange Canadian Film Festival emerging filmmakers from Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary were announced as the newest participants for the NSI Drama Prize training program, presented by CBC Television with support from program partner The Brian Linehan Foundation. Coordinated by the National Screen Institute, NSI Drama Prize is a professional training program which culminates in the production of a short film. Up to five teams receive one year of professional ...

Over 125 Films at upcoming Palm Beach Fest

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PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALUNVEILS 2006 LINE-UP Over 125 Films Headline April 20 - 28 Event The Palm Beach International Film Festival Executive Director Randi Emerman announced today the film line-up for the 11th annual event to be held April 20 – 28. Over a 125 films will screen at this years event, including features, documentaries and shorts. The eight-day Fest will introduce 18 world premieres, 3 U.S. premieres and 59 Florida premieres, including 31 international films.Opening...

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