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“CYIFF's GOT TALENT”: September 30 – October 16, 2011

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6th Cyprus International Film Festival is Under the Auspices of Municipality of Nicosia “CYIFF's GOT TALENT”:  September 30 – October 16, 2011 The 6th International Film Festival of Cyprus, one of the most important festivals for emerging artists is here. The excitement, the emotion and the passion for the art of cinema come together once again in the most beautiful Mediterranean island. Entries from 98 countries for 10 categories, that exceed the compatibility of the usual festi...

First films announced at San Sebastian Official Selection

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Terence Davies, Hirokazu Kore-Eda, Arturo Ripstein, Wang Xiaoshuai, Sarah Polley and Julie Delpy in the Official Selection at San Sebastian International Film Festival Yet another year San Sebastian International Film Festival unites prestigious international filmmakers who will present their latest works. Productions from the United Kingdom, Japan, Mexico, Canada, France, China, Argentina, Portugal, Greece and Sweden will gather at the event to compete for the Golden Shell. The oth...

LAFF 2011 Winners, But Also-Rans Were Great Too & Katie Holmes

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EXTRA: Yes, Katie Holmes did show up to raves (without Tom Cruise in tow or Suri) for Closing night of 2011 LAFF. She looked great, ps. What might be best remembered from the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival is the endearing pairing of Shirley MacLaine and Jack Black in a lovefest on their panel, but then again, Ryan Gosling breaking the screaming hot barrier in Nicolas Winding Refn's DRIVE also stands out. Then there is John C. Reilly's new movie TERRI, which is just cool because he is in it. Als...

LAFF 2011 Winners, But Also-Rans Were Great Too & Katie Holmes

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By Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles CorrespondentEXTRA: Yes, Katie Holmes did show up to raves (without Tom Cruise in tow or Suri) for Closing night of 2011 LAFF. She looked great, ps. What might be best remembered from the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival is the endearing pairing of Shirley MacLaine and Jack Black in a lovefest on their panel, but then again, Ryan Gosling breaking the screaming hot barrier in Nicolas Winding Refn's DRIVE also stands out. Then there is John C. Reilly's new mov...

Winners Announced for 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival

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Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by the Los Angeles Times and supported by L.A. LIVE, announced the jury and audience award winners for the 2011 Festival at the Awards Brunch, sponsored and hosted by CHAYA Downtown for the second year, and sponsored by Dove® Hair Care. Allison Janney and John C. Reilly were on hand to present the awards. The Los Angeles Film Festival ran from Thursday, June 16 to Sunday, June 26 in downtown Los Angeles. "David, Doug and the team continue to raise ...

Divi Resorts Hosts Kim Cattrall, Filmmaking Industry Dignitaries and Media at an Exclusive After-Party

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On Saturday night, June 11, 2011, the Divi Resorts group hosted a select assembly of international media and film industry guests for an exclusive cocktail social sponsored by Moet & Chandon at its Windows on Aruba restaurant. The social, which was attended by Golden Globe Award–winning actress and Sex & The City star, Kim Cattrall, was an official after-party for the 2nd Annual Aruba International Film Festival that immediately followed the screening of a new film. "...

VISIONFEST 11: The Other Festival to open next week

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VISIONFEST 11: The Other Festival (VF11), June 22-26, 2011, at Tribeca Cinemas (corner of Varick and Laight streets), has announced two ‘world premiere’ screenings for its Independent Vision Showcase, along with a myriad of films making their New York City debuts. The red carpet will be rolling out on opening night for FIGHTING FISH, a narrative feature written and directed by Annette Apitz, which celebrates its New York Premiere with a simulcast screening in both, Tribeca Cinemas 1 & 2. Th...

San Sebastian Festival will run from Friday 16 to Saturday 24 September

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  POSTERS The star of the poster for the 59th edition is a suitcase, an invitation to embark on the journey represented by a film festival   The new image for the 59th edition of San Sebastian Festival was presented at an event in San Sebastian's Kutxaespacio Science Museum. At this meeting, we announced the winner of the poster competition launched for the first time this year for the Official, Zabaltegi and Horizontes Latinos sections. Open to graphic designers across the wor...

USA film Festival short film winners announced

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USA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 33RD ANNUAL NATIONAL SHORT FILM & VIDEO COMPETITION The USA Film Festival announced the Winners of the 33rd Annual National Short Film & Video Competition. The awards program took place on Closing Night of the 41st Annual USA Film Festival in Dallas. Chosen from over 600 U.S. entries, the winners included: FIRST PLACE / FICTION $1,000 The Interview, Michelle Steffes, director FIRST PLACE / ANIM...

Open call for Indie shooters in Michigan and the Blue Water Area of Canada

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A call for entries has begun for film-maker submissions of short films, feature length, animation, and documentaries. The entry must have been filmed in the state of Michigan or Sarnia-Lambton/Chatham-Kent or the person submitting the film must have participated in the production of the entry and have a permanent address in the state of Michigan or Sarnia-Lambton/Chatham-Kent. Entrants must be postmarked by Friday, June 3, 2011.All film finalists will be shown in their entirety on Saturday, Octo...

The Los Angeles Film Festival announced the first round of official US and international se

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  The 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival  runs from June 16 - 26 . Today the Los Angeles Film Festival, presented by the Los Angeles Times, announced the first round of official US and international selections. The 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival is produced by Film Independent — the non-profit arts organization that also produces the Spirit Awards — and will screen over 200 feature films, shorts, and music videos, representing more than 30 countries. Opening and Closing Night...

VISIONFEST announces the partial line-up for its 11th annual run featuring

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  VISIONFEST announces the partial line-up for its 11th annual run featuring several New York Premieres and an experimental feature about ‘everything'   Fest's own shorts initiative, 5x5 NY State of Mind Digital Project, ready to roll! New York City, (April 26, 2011) - VISIONFEST 11: The Other Festival (VF11), June 22-26, 2011, at Tribeca Cinemas (corner of Varick and Laight streets), has announced its partial line-up for the 2011 Independent Vision Showcase. ...

EVEN THE RAIN, with Juan Carlos Aduviri

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 EVEN THE RAIN was directed by Iciar Bollaín and written by award winning screenwriter Paul Laverty. The film takes place in the village of Cochabamba, Bolivia, in 2000. The premise was to make an epic film about Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas. It is a fiction film in the style of a documentary about this film crew and its director, Sebastián (Gael García Bernal), and his producer (Luis Tosar) as they attempt to show Columbus, exploiter of the indigenous people of Bolivia...

Dream Fest Contest

Mocumentary Film Contest
Deadline: 20 May 2011
Contest Runs: 20 May 2011 - 22 May 2011
This is a timed event!
A mockumentary (also known as mock documentary) is a type of film or television show in which fictitious events are presented in documentary format.
Examples of some popular mockumentaries:
This is Spinal Tap, Borat, The Blair Witch Project, American Zombie, The Magician… and there are many more.
The winners will be posted on the official Truelander Dreams website(s). (See filmmaker rules www.dreamfestcontest.com)
Open to all videographers worldwide. Entry fee is $50.00 (US).
Space is limited so enter soon!
Prizes:
· (First) Best Film: $500.00 cash.
· (Second) First Runner-up: $200.00 cash.
· (Third) Second Runner-up $100.00 cash.
· (Fourth) Honorable Mention $50.00 cash.
For more information please visit www.truelanderdreams.com or www.dreamfestcontest.com.

The USA Film Festival in dallas announces its program

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  All programs will be held at the Angelika Film Center Dallas, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas. Advance tickets are available exclusively through Ticketmaster beginning Friday, April 15, 2011.   REMEMBERING CARY GRANT AN EVENING WITH JENNIFER GRANT On-stage conversation with Jennifer Grant, book-signing and 55th Anniversary screening of TO CATCH A THIEF (...

2011 Panels and Seminars

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Here is the official list of the 2011 panels and workshop seminars happening at this year’s Charleston InternationalFilm Festival. Don’t miss these rare opportunities to gain insight from professionals currently working in the film industry and learn great techniques ranging from animation to 3D filmmaking. Panels and seminars will be held throughout the festival, so be sure to register for the one (or ones) that interest you! For more information and the Charleston International Film Festiv...

An Interview with Award Winning Actress Celia Weston

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By Maria Esteves – March 12, 2011 Actress in film, television, and theatre Celia Weston (CW) is known as the Southern type character. CW began performing on stage at the age of four in South Carolina. She has performed in numerous on and off Broadway productions including Loose Ends (1979), The Lady from Dubuque (1980), Garden District (1995), and True West (2000). She appeared as cast member of the CBS television sitcom “Alice.” She has starred in countless feature films such as Honky ...

Doina selected by RE:IMAGE film festival, USA!

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Doina has been Official Selected by RE:IMAGE film festival, USA! For more info:  http://www.reimagefilmfestival.com/thefilms/...

SXSW reveals line up and gets ready for kick off

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SXSW FILM ANNOUNCES 2011 FEATURES LINEUP The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival is thrilled to announce the features lineup for this year's Festival, March 11 - 19, 2011 in Austin, Texas. The 2011 lineup continues the SXSW tradition of tapping into the cultural zeitgeist, highlighting emerging talent and breakthrough performances and supporting first-time filmmakers.  "This is the most exciting moment for us. After a fantastic festival of discove...

NEWSLETTER N° 499: february 25, 2011

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 .............                                                                                                                                                          NEWSLETTER N° 499: february 25, 2011 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly  Contact the Editor, Advertise with us  This weekly newsletter reaches 90 931 film professionnals. ...

NEWSLETTER N° 495: february 4, 2011

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 .............                                                                                                                                                          NEWSLETTER N° 495: february 4, 2011 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly The Berlin edition of the IFFS Festival Summit 2011 Bruno Chatelin, your editor, will co chair the Berlin edition 2011.   ...

Cinequest Empowers Mavericks...and shows films to over 80,000 attendees

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  "PASSIONE" AND "SOUL SURFER" TO OPEN AND CLOSE CINEQUEST FILM FESTIVAL John Turturro, AnnaSophia Robb and Bethany Hamilton To Receive Cinequest Maverick Spirit Awards The Cinequest Film Festival announced today the two features that will bookend the upcoming Festival as the Opening and Closing Night films. John Turturro's acclaimed Italian music documentary Passione will raise the curtain at this year's festival as the official Opening Night Film while Sean ...

25th Goya Awards - BEST FILM - NOMINEES

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25th Goya Awards  - BEST FILM NOMINEES  BALADA TRISTE DE TROMPETA - 14 NOMINATIONS--SYNOPSIS :The circus monkeys scream wildly inside their cages while, outside, men kill and die in another circus: The Spanish Civil War. The stupid clown, recruited forcefully by the Militia, ends up carrying out a bloodbath with a machete against the National soldiers while still wearing his clown costume.Many years later, during Franco´s time Javier, son of the clown in the Militia, finds work as th...

Minister of Culture and Barbara Blake Hannah Reggae Film Festival director 2008

Launching the official Reggae Month logo in Kingston Jamaica 2008

Imagi-Movies Festival in California

Famous Monsters of Filmland presents a celebration of the imagination of filmmaking with independent film festival finalists,the Vincent Price Centennial with daughter Victoria Price and producer Roger Corman, the 80th anniversary of Universal's Frankenstein and Dracula with the Lugosi family,Stephen King's Dollar Babies, and more!

Come enjoy a weekend of movies and filmmaking with fans and even take home some tools of the trade during live panels with some of the leading names in Hollywood.

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