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The 2010 San Diego Latino Film Festival Poster contest finalists

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2010 San Diego Latino Film Festival Poster Finalists San Diego Latino Film Festival received over 60 posters in this year's first competitive process.  The selection committee has narrowed it down to the top 12 finalists.  We are encouraging the public to vote and comment on these posters.  The winning image will be used for this year's festival and the designer will receive $1,000.  ...

Harvey Weinstein attends dinner to honor Holy Rollers at the Sundance Film Festival

Rumors flew around Sundance that Harvey Weinstein attended a Sundance screening of Holy Rollers, directed by Kevin Asch, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha, Ari Graynor, Danny Abeckaser and Q-tip.  While the screening attendance may have been a rumor, there are photos on wireimage.com of the famous distributor on the red carpet of the film's celebration dinner at the "House of Hype&

The Return of James Ivory

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James Ivory, the legendary director of such classic films as ROOM WITH A VIEW and HOWARD’S END, and part of the legendary Merchant/Ivory producing team, returns to the big screen with his newest film THE CITY OF YOUR FINAL DESTINATION. The film also marks his reunion with actor Anthony Hopkins, who starred in the director’s HOWARD’S END and THE REMAINS OF THE DAY, as well as a stellar cast that also includes Laura Linney, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Norma Aleandro and newcomer Omar Metwally. ...

Media & Entertainment panels at Imagina February 3 to 5

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Thursday 4 February Poulenc room (level -2) - Translation English / French Stereoscopic imaging Moderators: Mireille Frenette and Benoit Guerville, Wide Productions 10:30 - 12:00 Avatar Avatar, currently being released on theater screens around the world, is already a technological achievement and a precursor of things to come in the world of filmmaking. In this light, imagina is proud to present an exceptional even...

The Return of James Ivory

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  James Ivory, the legendary director of such classic films as ROOM WITH A VIEW and HOWARD’S END, and part of the legendary Merchant/Ivory producing team, returns to the big screen with his newest film THE CITY OF YOUR FINAL DESTINATION. The film also marks his reunion with actor Anthony Hopkins, who starred in the director’s HOWARD’S END and THE REMAINS OF THE DAY, as well as a stellar cast that also includes Laura Linney, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Norma Aleandro an...

Meet Indie Filmmaker: WITHOUT

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    WITHOUT, a recent submission to ECU’s European Dramatic Short category, is directed by Natalia Andreadis. The three minute short focuses on the desparation of a woman caught in an unusual circumstance… By Lindsay Mayer Q: First off, I’d like to know: What film has inspired you more than any other? So many films have had a big impact on me but I suppose I can narrow it down to two in particular. Firstly comes “Jurassic Park” because it i...

Meet Indie Filmmaker: PATIENT

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Canadian director Dan Clements whose recent submission to ÉCU 2010's Non-European Dramatic Short film category is entitled ”Patient” talks to us about blind dates, false teeth and his motivations as a filmmaker. By Mairi Cunningham Q: First off, the ambiguous and unsettling opening was amazing. First time round, I was fooled into thinking it was going to be a very awkward blind date that was about to be acted out, not a hostage negotiation! T...

FIVE COLORS NEWS FILMS ALEX QUIROGA

Director: ALEX QUIROGA.
Madrid, a young Colombian woman consults a priestess on its future, this tells you which should help seven strangers, in very different ways, so that your life is heading, though they share without knowing the same place and same time. These seven different stories speak of love, pain, friendship, envy and hatred of ways. The screenplay is based on poems by Adan Quiroga. The film will open in 2010. Madrid; una joven colombiana consulta a una santera sobre su futuro, ésta le dice que deberá ayudar a siete extraños, de formas muy distintas, para que su vida se encamine aunque todos comparten, sin saberlo, un mismo espacio y un mismo momento. Estas siete historias diferentes hablan del amor, el dolor, la amistad, la envidia y el odio de distintas maneras. El guión está basado en poemas de Adan Quiroga.

Ode to Noise

An exploration into the creative process of a sound designer and his engagement with the dissonance of our times, as he sets off on an inner journey to find music for a rather strange film.

Ode to Noise

An exploration into the creative process of a sound designer and his engagement with the dissonance of our times, as he sets off on an inner journey to find music for a rather strange film.

Ode to Noise

An exploration into the creative process of a sound designer and his engagement with the dissonance of our times, as he sets off on an inner journey to find music for a rather strange film.

Ode to Noise

An exploration into the creative process of a sound designer and his engagement with the dissonance of our times, as he sets off on an inner journey to find music for a rather strange film.

Ode to Noise

An exploration into the creative process of a sound designer and his engagement with the dissonance of our times, as he sets off on an inner journey to find music for a rather strange film.

Ode to Noise

An exploration into the creative process of a sound designer and his engagement with the dissonance of our times, as he sets off on an inner journey to find music for a rather strange film.

Ode to Noise

An exploration into the creative process of a sound designer and his engagement with the dissonance of our times, as he sets off on an inner journey to find music for a rather strange film.

Ode to Noise

An exploration into the creative process of a sound designer and his engagement with the dissonance of our times, as he sets off on an inner journey to find music for a rather strange film.

20th anniversary Oscar presentation of Fields of Dreams

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An Academy Gold Standard Screening Featuring a 20th anniversary presentation of Field of Dreams, Hosted by Los Angeles Times Film Critic Kenneth TuranFollowed by a cast-and-crew reunion including actor Kevin Costner; writer-director Phil Robinson; producers Chuck Gordon and Lawrence Gordon; production designer Dennis Gassner; and cinematographer John Lindley.Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice in his cornfield, telling him “If you build it, he will come.” This mysterious ...

The Global Film Village: Pierre Rissient: the silent connoisseur, and maker of stars, speaks out about the film “SILENT ARMY”

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by Marla Lewin Photo credit Jerry Schatzberg The French filmmaker Pierre Rissient appears in Todd McCarthy's documentary 'Pierre Rissient: Man of Cinema.' Pierre Rissient was originally a publicist. He has gone on to produce and direct films. He is most known for his auteur discoveries, and he has shared with me, his joy most recently, about spending time at a film festival in Lyon, France, where he has so many fond memories from his youth. It was there that he supporte...

Pierre Rissient: the silent connoisseur, and maker of stars, speaks out about the film “SILENT ARMY”

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The Global Film Village: Pierre Rissient: the silent connoisseur, and maker of stars, speaks out about the film “SILENT ARMY”by Marla Lewin Photo credit Jerry Schatzberg The French filmmaker Pierre Rissient appears in Todd McCarthy's documentary 'Pierre Rissient: Man of Cinema.' Pierre Rissient was originally a publicist. He has gone on to produce and direct films. He is most known for his auteur discoveries, and he has shared with me, his joy most recently, about spending time at a film fes...

Dawn Breakers Int Film Festival Official Selection

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Dawn Breakers Int Film Festival Official Selection   18:44:00 / directed by Behnam Farvardin / New Zealand / Short A Jew, Christian and a Muslim await the coming of...   Afghan / directed by Pardis Parker / Canada / Short An afternoon surprise forces two friends to make the best of a bad situation. A short film about hate crimes, humour and friendship.   Amor in Motion / directed by Andrea Ferrari / Portugal, USA / Short ...

Thessaloniki Film Festival wrapped and delivered its awards.

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The jury of the International Competition Section of the 50th Thessaloniki Film Festival comprised of: Theo Angelopoulos, Director (Greece), President Lissy Bellaiche, Sales agent for the I/S Danish Film Producers (Denmark) Mirjana Karanovic, Actress (Serbia) Eugenio Caballero, Production designer (Mexico) Lav Diaz, Director (Philippines) Gyorgi Palfi, Director (Hungary) and Amos Poe, Director (USA) THE AWARDS Best Feature Film Award - Golden Alexander (40.000...

Soundtracck: European Film Music Prizes to Felix Rösch (Germany) und Philip Specht (Germany)

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A highlight of SoundTrack_Cologne 6.0, the Cologne Congress for Music and Sound in Film and Media, was the prize-giving ceremony on Saturday, 21st of November 2009. There were prizes for melodious TV music, for Rising Stars, and one for a legend: Irmin Schmidt was, for his life's work, awarded the SoundTrack_Cologne Lifetime Achievement Award. In the context of the competition of SoundTrack_Cologne, the European Film Music Prize "New Sound in European Film" was awarded for...

The Blind Side

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Sandra Bullock ("The Proposal"), Tim McGraw ("Friday Night Lights") and Oscar® winner Kathy Bates ("Misery") star in Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures' "The Blind Side," which depicts the remarkable true story of All-American football star Michael Oher. Teenager Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron) is surviving on his own, virtually homeless, when he is spotted on the street by Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock). Learning that the young man is one of her daughter's classmates, Leigh Anne ins...

AN EYE FOR AN EYE

Director: Valeria Fonseca.
Based on Gandhi's quote "An eye for an eye will quickly leave the whole World blind" The film highlights the futility of the war on terror by taking a glimpse into a timeline of events that have unfolded since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in NewYork City and, explores the conflict between the West and Islam from a satirical point of view.

City of Lights filmstill

Film still from the 2007 short animation film "City of Lights". Directors: Teun van der zalm, Daan Verbiest Animation Directors: Teun van der Zalm, Daan Verbiest Writer (Original Story): Teun van der Zalm Editor: Daan Verbiest Designer: Andres Lazaro Composer: Alexander Reumers Copyright © 2007 Teun van der Zalm, Daan Verbiest

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