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Iona Jones named chairman of Celtic Media Festival

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    With the Celtic Media Festival in full swing in Newry in Northern Ireland, the organisation's Annual General Meeting 2010 has elected Iona Jones, Chief Executive of S4C, the Welsh language television channel, Chair for 2010-2013. The Celtic Media Festival is from 21st-23rd April 2010 and is being held at the conferencing suites of The Canal Court Hotel, Newry.  Founded 31 years ago to celebrate the best in television, film (and more recently radio and New Med...

The first Bronze Torcs for Excellence have been awarded at The Celtic Media Festival

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The first Bronze Torcs for Excellence have been awarded at The Celtic Media Festival tonight in Newry.   The awards celebrate the very best of film, television, radio and digital media to emerge from within the Celtic diaspora within the last year.  Tonight's ceremony was presented by the BBC's Karen Kirby and RTE's Dónal Mac Ruairí.   The Bronze Torc for Factual Series went to Abú Media and TG4 for MOBS MHEIRICEÁ.  The documentary charts the story of the rise and fall o...

Newry ready for the31st annual Celtic Media Festival

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The 31st annual Celtic Media Festival takes place in Newry, Northern Ireland from 21st-23rd April.  Last held in Northern Ireland in Belfast in 2003, this is only the fourth time the festival has been hosted in Northern Ireland and the first time in Newry.    The three day event will see some of the most influential names from the broadcasting and film industries gather at The Canal Court Hotel in the city to celebrate the quality and diversity of work being produced by the C...

International Film Festival Summit Europe: The Agenda from the Amsterdam conference April 8-9, 2010

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Thursday, April 8, 2010 8:30 am - Registration Opens 9:15 am - 9:30 am Opening Remarks by Conference Chair 9:30 am - 10:30 am Panel "What's Really Going on?"          There has been a great deal of scrutiny on what some say are problems with the current festival model.  Take a step back to look at the big picture.  You spend all year with your nose to the grind and making your festival the best it can be, this is a great opportunity to hear from industry...

NEWSLETTER N° 460: April 8, 2010

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............. WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 460: April 8, 2010 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Take Center Stage in Cannes and trust the combined experience of the filmfestivals.com founders promoting your film, festival. Sign up for a free brainstorming around your strategy and objectives. Meanwhile take a look at the following package Cannes Blast ...

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All films are judged in all categories that pertain. THE DIRECTORS CHAIR FILM FESTIVAL 2010 AUGUST 19TH-22ND, in its 5th Year We are accepting submissions now. DEADLINE IS MAY 15TH for submission form go to: http://www.thedirectorschairtv.com/festival%202010/Film%20Categories.htm Film categories are: Best Cinematography Best Director Best Editing Best Sound Best Original Soundtrack Best Screenplay Best Actor Best Actress Best Film Best Local Film Best Short Film Best Documentary Best Foreign Film Best Animation/ Visual Art Submission Deadline May 15th 2010 Mail to: Staten Island Community Television The Directors Chair Festival 2010 100 Cable Way, Suite 2, Staten Island NY 10303 For more information or questions call Ken Graham at 718-727-1414 or email: kimbra@skaredykat.com www.thedirectorschairtv.com

NEWSLETTER N° 459: April 1, 2010

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............. WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 459: April 1, 2010 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Take Center Stage in Cannes and trust the combined experience of the filmfestivals.com founders promoting your film, festival. Sign up for a free brainstorming around your strategy and objectives. Meanwhile take a look at the following package Cannes Blast ...

NEWSLETTER N° 458: March 24, 2010

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............. WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 458: March 24, 2010 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly 3rd Babelgum Online Film Festival April 2 - 19, 2010 Good news, filmmakers! The 3rd annual Babelgum Online Film Festival is open for submissions— until March 28. The Babelgum Online Film Festival (mobile and online viewing and voting) was created to...

Report on Strawberry Shorts @ The Cambridge Arts Picturehouse

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On Friday the 26th of February, Strawberry Shorts Film Festival presented Strawberry Shorts @ The Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, an evening of short films about Strawberry Fair. The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival runs as part of Strawberry Fair, Europe's largest free festivals of music and arts. Strawberry Fair is held annually on Midsummer Common in Cambridge UK, on the first Saturday in June. The fair is run by a voluntary committee of local people and accepts no commercial sponsorship...

Feature Film Jury

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The feature film jury for the second edition will be chaired by director, screenwriter and actor : OLIVIER MARCHAL “Given the names of my renowned predecessors, I could not turn down the invitation to chair the Beaune International Thriller Film Festival. When you love cinema and Burgundy wine, there are some pleasures you just cannot decline. I get “from a reliable and undisclosed source”, as cops say, that Brian de Palma and Oliver Stone have emptied out wine cellars in Cognac. Chan...

Sitio dos Outros

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Director: Filipe Martins.
Film developed within the acting subject through out the school year at Balleteatro. The portrait of a mistery chair and its surrounding elements at a normal school...

The Global Film Village: Hurt Locker Triumphs at BAFTA Awards

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by Marla Lewin2010 BAFTA Awards Winners                                      photo (c) 2010 BAFTA The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards for 2010 (BAFTA) were announced tonight at London’s Royal Opera House. In his first formal act as President of BAFTA, Prince William presented Vanessa Redgrave with a British Academy Fellowship. HRH Prince William succeeds Lord Attenborough in the position. David Parfitt, Chair of BAFTA, said: “The Academy has had a long...

Berlin prizes of the Independent Juries

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A jury is considered independent when its members are not selected by the Berlinale. A number of independent juries award prizes at the Berlinale. The high level of quality and diversity of the films are an invitation for critical examination and discerning judgment that opens up new directions. Accordingly the independent juries award their prizes along different criteria, in accordance to the special intention linked to each award. Award ceremony of the Independent Juries 2009 The fo...

2010 Jury Members proudly announced - Charleston International Film Festival

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Charleston, SC, February 16, 2010--The Charleston International Film Festival (CIFF) proudly announces the selection of the following esteemed Jury Members of our 2010 festival at the American Theater in the heart of historic downtown Charleston.  The Jury includes industry professionals and executives from all areas of film and television production.  The Jury in alphabetical order includes:  Akim Anastapoulo (Attorney, Actor, Distributor), Virginia Friedman (VP and Executive Director, Cente...

Inspiration

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Ok, so if you know me and you’ve been following my blog on Santa Barbara, you’re probably wondering why I’ve been so ‘mild’ thus far. (I love using ‘thus’ in a blog) Well, that’s because, while all the events are exciting in themselves and have a collective energy that rivals something you’d find at an amusement park, frankly, I’ve been pacing myself … until today.  Inspiration By Kimberly Deisler In the ten years I’ve been working this festival, the writers panel, ...

Arte Award and Prince Claus Fund Film Grant handed out at CineMart

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During the CineMart 2010 Closing Night Party, Wednesday February 3, 2010 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, the Arte France Cinéma Award went to CineMart 2010 Project LAYLA FOURIE by Pia Marais (Germany / South Africa / The Netherlands). The Prince Claus Fund Film Grant was awarded to CineMart 2010 Project BY THE TIME IT GETS DARK by Anocha Suwichakornpong (Thailand). Arte France Cinéma Award The Arte France Cinéma Award (10,000 Euro) for the Best CineMart 2010 Project is given to LAYLA FOURIE ...

10-10-10

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It goes something like this. Seven years running, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival has made dreams come true with a themed student competition that pairs industry professionals with student filmmakers. Appropriately, this year’s theme is Twenty-Five. Final Draft and Business First Bank sponsored the competition with The Riordan Foundation providing a grant. To start, both high school and college student writers submit a ten page sample of their best work be it sta...

Kathryn Bigelow: Poised To Make History

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  With the announcement of Oscar nominations this morning and a definitive win at last weekend's Directors Guild of America Awards, helmer Kathryn Bigelow is poised to make history as the first women director to win a Best Director Oscar for her work on the intense Iraq War drama THE HURT LOCKER. Bigelow is only the fourth woman director ever to be nominated in the 85 year history of the awards (her predecessors included Italian director Lina Wertmuller for SEVEN BEAUTIES, Amer...

The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) has announced its 2010 Board of Directors and Advisory Board

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The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) has announced its 2010 Board of Directors and Advisory Board. Each Board consists of a group of distinguished experts in a variety of entertainment-related areas and will draw on their collective knowledge to steer IFFLAs long-term development. IFFLA Board of Directors Chair Arnold Peter stated, I am very proud of the new slate of Directors. They have already demonstrated their leadership in the business and artistic community. Worki...

Mark Ruffalo Dons Director's Cap

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  Actor Mark Ruffalo, a genial leading man who has been one of the most consistent (and unheralded) actors in significant films over the past decade, has made his directorial debut here at the Sundance Film Festival. His sturdy direction offers a quirky spin to SYMPATHY FOR DELICIOUS, a comedy drama bout a diabled disk jockey who wakes up one day with the power to heal. The DJ, who is paralyzed and confined to a wheel chair, is winning played by Christopher Thornton, who also wro...

NATPE to move (2011) from Vegas to Miami

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The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) is about to conclude a very successfull line-up of speakers and activities for its annual Market & Conference at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas January 25-27. Some also say the 2010 edition looks like the end of an era. Variety's CYNTHIA LITTLETON commented today "...the plan to move the gathering next year to Miami's Fontainebleau Hotel has many longtime attendees feeling that NATPE '10 is the book...

Edinburgh International Film Festival (‘EIFF') announcethe departure of Ginnie Atkinson (MD)

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Ginnie has been MD of the EIFF for 15 years and CEO of the Filmhouse for 5 years. Iain Smith, Chair of EIFF said "Ginnie has done a fantastic job over the last 15 years and has made a huge and significant contribution to the growth of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. She leaves us with our warmest best wishes for the future." Ginnie Atkinson said "I've had a fantastic experience at the EIFF over fifteen years. Edinburgh is a very special film festival and i...

Strawberry Shorts @ The Arts Picturehouse Cambridge

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The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival presents a free film screening in the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse bar followed by a Q&A with the chair of Strawberry Fair Justin Argent, on Friday the 26th February at 9pm The programme will consists of a selection of fascinating short films about Strawberry Fair drawn from the last 20 years. The 2010 Strawberry Fair will see the biggest changes in its programming for 15 years. Justin's Q&A will give you the chance to quiz the Strawberry ...

NEWSLETTER N° 449: January 20, 2010

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The Boston Jewish Film Festival elected Joyce Field Pastor as new Chair

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    Joyce Field Pastor, Board Chair, The Boston Jewish Film Festival At its December meeting, the Board of Directors of The Boston Jewish Film Festival elected Joyce Field Pastor as its new Chair. A Weston resident, Pastor has been on the Festival Board since 2004. Most recently, she served as Vice Chair. Sh...
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