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Nominations for the European Film Awards

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At the Seville European Film Festival the European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announced the nominations for the European Film Awards 2012. The more than 2,700 EFA Members will now vote for the winners who will be presented during the awards ceremony on 1 December in Malta. Nominated are: EUROPEAN FILM 2012: AMOUR (Love)  Austria/France/Germany, 127 min Written & directed by Mich...

Three Documentaries Nominated for the European Film Awards

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The European Film Academy proudly announces the nominations in the category EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY DOCUMENTARY 2012. A committee consisting of Nik Powell, director of the NFTS and deputy chairman of the EFA Board (UK), EFA Members Francine Brücher (Switzerland) and Despina Mouzaki (Greece), and the documentary experts Claas Danielsen (Germany), Ally Derks (the Netherlands), and Jacques Laurent (Belgium) has chosen the following three films for a nomination: HIVER NOMADE (Winter Nomads) Swi...

5 films nominated for EFA Discovery Award - Prix FIPRESCI

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FIVE DEBUT FILMS NOMINATED FOR EFA DISCOVERY AWARD The European Film Academy congratulates the nominees for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2012 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film.  This year’s nominations were determined by a committee comprised of EFA Board Members Helena Danielsson (Sweden) and Els Vandevorst (the Netherlands), EFA Members Pierre-Henri...

The 25th EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS: 47 Films in EFA Selection 2012

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It is with great pleasure that the European Film Academy and EFA Productions announce the titles of the 47 films on this year’s selection list, the list of films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2012! With 31 European countries represented, the list once again illustrates the great diversity in European cinema.  In the 20 countries with the most EFA Members, these members have voted one national film directly into the selection list. To complete the list,...

Vote begins for the European Film Academy's People's Choice Award

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The European Film Academy invites you to vote in the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD 2012 for your favourite European film and win a trip for two people to the European Film Awards in Malta! NOMINATED ARE: THE ARTIST written & directed by Michel Hazanavicius with Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, James Cromwell, John Goodman BARBARA written & directed by Christian Petzold with Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Rainer Bock, Jasna Fritzi Bauer, Christina Hecke THE BEST E...

Hannah Fidell’s A Teacher wins the first edition of US in Progress Paris

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Hannah Fidell celebrating with Nicole Emanuele, producer of Not Waving But Drowning US In Progress is the first industry event devoted to US-indies in Europe. The event was started in 2011 in Wrocław by the New Horizons Association and Black Rabbit Film and then expanded to Paris, where it was part of Sophie Dulac’s Champs-Elysées Film Festival (6 - 12 June 2012). The Paris edition attracted more than 50 distributors, producers and sales agents from the whole world, who watch...

The X Fest is the perfect antidote for commercial overload.

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           The X FEST Extreme Film Festival Chapter V 11-13 MAY2012 @ The Labia Theater - 68 Orange Street, Gardens, Cape Town, ZA www.XFEST.org   The most outrageous film festival on South African soil claws its way to the half decade mark, defying cinematic convention! Set to rip the screen to shreds at the X Fest's resident home The Labia Theatre (Orange Str., Cape Town), this year the big screen extremities pushing the boundaries of the expec...

Feature on Artist William Let

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William Let, our featured artist of the festival, has actually been with ÉCU from its beginning. Scott Hillier, our ÉCU President, saw his in art in an exhibition, invited him to the festival, and has been present every year since. Let is a man of many talents and has worked in a multitude of fields, but has always been attracted by the cinema. His work is incredibly detailed and seems to mix mediums, while telling an intriguing story. Let's art is being shown at our 7 Parnassiens location, ...

Angel Awards 2011 announce line up, ready to kick off

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                  The Director and Executive Producer Rosana Golden, Dean Bentley are pleased to announce the following ... 8th December 2011 OPEN PRESS CALL at 1:30 PM (13H30) AT THE ART NOVO THEATRE, NOVOTEL, MONTE-CARLO. The Angel Film Awards - VIP press and photo call... celebrity introductions... radio and television interviews and broadcasts... red ca...

Angel Awards 2011 announce line up, ready to roll

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The Director and Executive Producer Rosana Golden, Dean Bentley are pleased to announce the following ... 8th December 2011 OPEN PRESS CALL at 1:30 PM (13H30) AT THE ART NOVO THEATRE, NOVOTEL, MONTE-CARLO. The Angel Film Awards - VIP press and photo call... celebrity introductions... radio and television interviews and broadcasts... red carpet evening gala film screenings held at the ART NOVO THEATRE & LOUNGE of the NOVOTEL in Monte-Carlo at 1:30 PM (13H30) The Directors, Actors are descending ...

The SAN FRANCISCO GREEN FILM FESTIVAL Extended Submission Deadline to October 29!!

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The SAN FRANCISCO GREEN FILM FESTIVAL announces its call for submissions for the 2nd Annual SFGFF taking place March 1-7, 2012 at the SF Film Society | New People Cinema.  SFGFF is the Bay Area's leading festival for innovative film, television, and digital media that inspire environmental action and advocacy. The 2012 festival will take place over one week with special film premieres and green related programs and events. Festival screenings are at the SF Film Society | New People Cinem...

Freedom and liberty themes at Vermont Fest

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  In light of the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movements, the 2011 Vermont International Film Festival has included Freedom & Liberty as important themes for this year's festival. The films in this strand deal with struggles for national liberty, for the freedom to think independently, for individual freedoms, and for the freedom to live dignified lives.   Films include Amigo, a Jonathan Sayles' film set in what seems to be ...

5 debut films nominated for EFA discovery awards

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     FIVE DEBUT FILMS NOMINATED FOR EFA DISCOVERY AWARD The European Film Academy has announced the nominations for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2011 - Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film. This year’s nominations were determined by a committee comprised of observer Yves Marmion (EFA Chairman, France), Board Members Els Vandevorst (the Netherlands) and Cedomir Ko...

European Film Awards 2011 the selection of titles

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European Film Awards 2011 THE SELECTION ALMANYA – WILLKOMMEN IN DEUTSCHLAND ALMANYA Germany/Turkey, 101 min. DIRECTED BY: Yasemin Samdereli              WRITTEN BY: Yasemin Samdereli & Nesrin Samdereli PRODUCED BY: Andreas Richter, Ursula Woerner & Annie Brunner AMÉRICA AMERICA Portugal/Spain/Brazil/Russia, 111 min. DIRECTED BY: João Nuno Pinto WRITTEN BY: João Nuno Pinto, Luisa Costa Gomes & Melanie Dimantas PRODUCED BY: Pandora Da Cun...

EFA open votes for people's choice awards 2011

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  Every year, the EFA People’s Choice Award allows film fans across Europe to elect their favourite film. When the European Film Academy invites its members, Europe’s greatest film stars, directors, actors and actresses, to attend the European Film Awards, the People’s Choice Award sheds a spotlight on the people films are made for, the audience. This year’s vote has started – vote now and win the chance to join winners and nominees on the red carpet in Berlin! Winners in...

Call for Entries // 2012 San Francisco Green Film Festival

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The SAN FRANCISCO GREEN FILM FESTIVAL announces its call for submissions for the 2nd Annual SFGFF taking place March 1-4, 2012.  SFGFF is the San Francisco Bay Area's leading festival for innovative film, television, and digital media that inspire environmental action and advocacy. The 2012 festival will take place over four days with special film premieres and green related programs and events in San Francisco's downtown Financial District. Festival screenings are at the Landmark...

The 2011 X FEST Extreme / Underground / Cult Film Festival

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Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the cinema, the X FEST tackles you for the 4th round, bludgeoning you into submission of its celluloid & video atrocities!Catch some of the most outrageous Underground, Cult & Extreme movies this side of the asylum across 5-7 August at The Labia Theatre (68 Orange Str, Cape Town, ZA). www.XFEST.orgMovies to expect will include:The ever controversial Harmony Korine's warped & far-out TRASH HUMPERS, defying all movie-making convention....

“It IS easy bein’ green…!”

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The Rural Route Film Festival Returns to Queens Aug 3-7, 2011, with screenings and personal appearances at Museum of the Moving Image, plus special events at Brooklyn Grange Farm & Socrates Sculpture ParkNew York, NY, July 20, 2011—Following a year+ tour around-the-world, the Rural Route Film Festival returns to form for a 7th annual edition. The whole of the festival takes place in the quaint-and-culturally-rich neighborhood of Astoria, Queens. Special Kickoff and Closing Night screenings wi...

A REASONABLE COMPROMISE

Director: Sanjib Dey.
Helpless retired surgeon, Dr. Joshi, approaches Dr. Sukhant, a renowned psychologist & author, to get rid of a ghost. The ghost when alive was a victim of breast cancer. Despite her reluctance, the surgeon had to perform mastectomy on her to lend her with few more years of life. Now her ghost perpetually appears at the surgeon's lab, to make him feel her incompleteness. Vulnerable Dr. Joshi 's only hope, psychologist Dr. Sukhant too fails to unravel the mystery. What happens next is a .....

The Amusing Life of Billy Moore Episode 1-"Billy & The Kid"

Director: Alap Mohile & Nupoor Kajbaje.
Billy's grandson is getting ready to go to school. Feeling sleepy, his shoe slips and hits Billy. Apologizing, requests Billy to help him. Billy obliges but puts the shoes the wrong way around. The grandson points Billy his mistake. Billy tries again, succeeds, then feeling cold, asks his grandson where are his gloves and then..Kid answers...BANG!.. and Billy collapses!!

Deadline 7/15: Submit your original docu-series idea; Win $10k & create a pilot with A&E!

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Still time to submit! Deadline 7/15.  A&E and the NY TV Fest accepting treatments for original docu-series; winner will receive $10k and create a pilot with A&E.  The A&E Unscripted Development Pipeline A&E Network and the New York Television Festival invite independent artists and production companies to submit treatments for original unscripted docu-series focused on unique personalities. Entrants should focus on treatments that center around indiv...

Charleston International Film Festival 2011 Wrap-up and 2012 Dates!

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It is not even possible for us to put it down in words, so we’ll rely on those of Cole Hornaday and this incredible video overview and article from L.A.’s Buzzine.com.Next, we have to say thank you to everyone who attended the festival. You are an extremely vibrant bunch and truly added to the fun and excitement we all shared this year. Our love for film and the arts has drawn us together, and we are proud to host this exciting event in celebration of them each year.Also, we have to thank a...

CALL 4 ENTRIES 2011

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SUBMITTING TO THE 2011 IRVINE FILM FESTIVAL U.S. & INTERNATIONAL SHORT NARRATIVE, DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATION - Short films under 50 minutes in length. - $30 ENTRY FEE U.S. & INTERNATIONAL FEATURE NARRATIVE, DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATION - Features over 50 minutes in length. - $40 ENTRY FEE U.S. & INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - Any genre under 30 minutes - College/Universities - Must include proof of student status. - $25 ENTRY FEE U.S. & INTERNATIONAL YOUNG ADULT COMPETITION - A...

The 6th edition of the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival opens on May 5th

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2011 Film Selections Online Tickets Now Available!2011 Highlights 2011 Film Categories CONFLICTS and ISSUES TRADITION and IDENTITY HISTORY and LEGACY INSPIRATION CONFLICTS and ISSUES He's My Girl (La Folle Histoired'Amour de Simon Eskenazy) Los Angeles Premiere! Comedy/France/100 minutes/2009 Written & Directed by Jean-Jacques Zilbermann Starring Antoine de Caunes, Mehdi Dehbi and Elsa Zylberstein French with English subtitles Based on th...

HIFF 30 Award Winners Announced!

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The Awards Show for the 2010 Hawaii International Film Festival was held yesterday, and the winners are listed below. Thank you to Tiffany & Co. for providing us with the beautiful awards.The Vision in Film Award, presented by City & County of Honolulu, was given to Roger & Chaz Ebert.The Maverick Award, presented by Dr. Lawrence KW Tseu, was given to Nancy Kwan.The Award for Career Achievement was given to co-directors Qiankuan Li & Guiyun Xiao.The Outstanding Industry Leadership Award was give...

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