Pro Tools
•Register a festival or a film
Submit film to festivals Promote for free or with Promo Packages

FILMFESTIVALS | 24/7 world wide coverage

Welcome !

Enjoy the best of both worlds: Portal for Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the festivals community.  

An adventure exploring, from dreams to reality, the emerging talents in our community.

Launched in 1995, relentlessly connecting films to festivals, reporting and promoting festivals worldwide.

A brand new website will soon be available. Covid-19 is not helping, stay safe meanwhile.

For collaboration, editorial contributions, or publicity, please send us an email here

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes

Best Trailers for November 2020

 

Crash

Paul Haggis, Oscar Winner writer and director to co host Ischia Global presentation Saturday (May 19th) at 11:15am

user
Multi Oscar®-winning American screenwriter and film director Paul Haggis (Crash, 2004) will co-host the official presentation of the 2012 Ischia Global Film & Music Fest in Cannes Saturday (May 19th) at 11:15am at the International Village's Italian Pavilion. Joining him will be Italian iconic movie producer Marina Cicogna, Rumanian supermodel and actress Madalina Ghenea, producers Avi Lerner (Nu Image), Nicolas Chartier (Voltage Pictures), and Fulvio Lucisano (IIF) along with Fes...

Zurich Film Festival to honor Paul Haggis

user
It was announced today that the Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) will present multiple Oscar® winner Paul Haggis (“Crash,” “Million Dollar Baby,” “Casino Royale”) with the Festival’s prestigious Golden Eye Award for his life work as a screenwriter and filmmaker. The announcement was made today by ZFF Directors Karl Spoerri and Nadja Schildknecht. Haggis will receive the “Golden Eye” for his life’s work on Saturday, October 1st within the framework of the prestigious “A Tribute t...

Annual Los Angeles Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest is live again

user
Academy Award  winning actor Nicolas Cage will be honored on the forth day of the 6th Annual Los Angeles   Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest, on Thursday, Feb 24, 7:00 p.m. at the Mann Chinese 6 Theatre, it was announced today by Festival Founder and Executive Producer Pascal Vicedomini. Singled out for his commitment in promoting the Italian-American heritage, Nicolas Cage will be presented with  The 2011 L.A. Italia   Excellence Award  by noted Italian director Marco Bellocchio....

Deborah Kara Unger revealed as Oldenburg jury president

user
Actress Deborah Kara Unger is going to preside over the international jury at ldenburg Fest. The Gala Night will feature her in Raul Inglis’ thriller “Takedown”.The Closing Night screening will be Tamar Simon Hoff’s world premiere of “Pound of Flesh”.Deborah Kara Unger made her screen debut at the side of Russell Crowe in “Blood Oath”. Her breakthrough performance came with her extremely sensual display in Cronenberg’s “Crash”. Since then the cool blonde has been seen in D...

Paul Haggis to present Ischia Fest highlights in Cannes

user
  American screenwriter and film director Paul Haggis (recipient of two Academy Awards for the feature film "Crash") will be the master of ceremonies of the 8° Ischia Global Film & Music Fest to presented at Cannes Film Festival. The iconic  American filmmaker - who has just wrapped up production of the highly anticipated feature film "Next Three Days" (starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks), will participate on Wednesday, May 19th (Pavillion Italia Croi...

Massimo Ranieri to be honored in LA Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest

user
In February, at the 4th Los Angeles, Italia Film, Fashion and Art Fest (to be held from February 15th through 21st at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood) Massimo Ranieri will be the Ambassador of Naples and of its artistic tradition. Accompanied by the great director Maurizio Scaparro, Ranieri will present the American premire of his latest film LUltimo Pulcinella (also screened at the recent Rome International Film Festival) and will perform live together with a special band made up of musicians...

Bobby Moresco Honored at Ischia Global Film & Fest Festival (and Cannes press confererence)

user
6° ISCHIA GLOBAL FILM & MUSIC FEST: OSCAR-WINNER BOBBY MORESCO with MARINA CICOGNA and MARIA GRAZIA CUCINOTTA on THURSDAY 22nd, (1 pm) at ESPACE ITALIE-PALAIS STEPHANIE (CANNES)The highly acclaimed Italo-American screenplayer Bobby Moresco (winner of an Academy Award for the feature film "Crash" directed by Paul Haggis) will join the  producers Marina Cicogna and Pascal Vicedomini, and the Italian actress Maria Grazia Cucinotta, at the international press conference of the Ischia...

Ischia Film & Music Fest to host Bobby Moresco

user
The highly acclaimed Italo-American screenplayer Bobby Moresco (winner of an Academy Award for the feature film "Crash" directed by Paul Haggis) will join the producers Marina Cicogna and Pascal Vicedomini, and the Italian actress Maria Grazia Cucinotta, at the international press conference of the Ischia Global Film & Music Fest 2008 to be held in Cannes, on Thursday 22nd. The summer event will be presented at Espace Italie – Palais Stephanie- 50 Boulevard de la Croisette from noon to 3 pm.B...

Bobby Moresco: From Hell’s Kitchen to Cinequest Maverick

user
Academy Award-winning writer Bobby Moresco received the Cinequest Maverick Spirit Award, the festival’s highest honor. The straight-talking screenwriter/producer of CRASH (2004) and co-producer of MILLION DOLLAR BABY (2004) was joined on the San Jose Repertory Theatre stage by producing partner Mark Harris (CRASH, THE BLACK DONNELLYS). The lively Q&A with moderator Robert G. Phelps and an audience sprinkled with aspiring writers was part of the Film and Technology Forum titled "Sight, Sound & ...

Bobby Moresco: From Hell’s Kitchen to Cinequest Maverick

Academy Award-winning writer Bobby Moresco received the Cinequest Maverick Spirit Award, the festival’s highest honor. The straight-talking screenwriter/producer of CRASH (2004) and co-producer of MILLION DOLLAR BABY (2004) was joined on the San Jose Repertory Theatre stage by producing partner Mark Harris (CRASH, THE BLACK DONNELLYS). The lively Q&A with moderator Robert G. Phelps and an audience sprinkled with aspiring writers was part of the Film and Technology Forum titled "Sigh...

"market of ideas" at Ischia Global Film & Music Fest

user
Italian-American screenwriter Bobby Moresco (2006 Oscar winner for the film Crash) will join colleagues Paul Haggis (also winner of two Oscars for Crash) and William Monahan (Oscar winner in 2007 for The Departed by Martin Scorsese) at the World Script Market, which will take place at the Regina Isabella Hotel in Ischia from July 9th to 15th.The American writer will be the first of many international participants who will contribute to the “market of ideas” that the organizers of the fifth I...

Matt Dillon Gets Conched in Donostia

user
Here on the next to the next-to-last day of the festival, American actor Matt Dillon, is to be awarded a lifetime career CONCHA award (at the relatively tender age of 42) -- in this writer's opinion a very good choice. The other performer award this week went to Swede Max Von Sydow, so Matt can be said to be stepping in the best of company, and no questions about that. Over the years I have watched Dillon's career develop from early "young punk" roles in films like "Rumble Fish" (Coppola,1983) ...

Paul Haggis host of honor for the Ischia Global Film & Music Fest

user
The new king of the International cinema, Canadian writer-director-producer Paul Haggis will join the hosts of honor for the 4th Ischia Global Film & Music Fest to be held July 11-16, 2006, at the Regina Isabella Resort & Spa in Lacco Ameno on the island of Ischia, Italy. The extraordinary double 2006 Academy Award® winner for the movie “Crash” and previous Oscar® nominee for the screenplay of the movie "Million Dollar Baby” by Clint Eastwood, as well as the next announced blockbuster "F...

And the Oscar goes to...

user
Performance by an Actor in a Supporting RoleGeorge ClooneySYRIANA Achievement in Visual EffectsKING KONGJoe Letteri, Brian Van't Hul, Christian Rivers and Richard Taylor Best Animated Feature Film of the YearWALLACE & GROMIT IN THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBITNick Park and Steve Box Best Live Action Short FilmSIX SHOOTERMartin McDonagh Best Animated Short FilmTHE MOON AND THE SON: AN IMAGINED CONVERSATIONJohn Canemaker and Peggy Stern Achievement in Costume DesignMEMOIRS OF A GEISHAColleen Atwood Ac...

10 Features Candidates for Hollywood World Awards

user
Hollywood World Awards list of nomineesHollywood Beverly Hills Hilton: October 24This year's nominees for The Hollywood World Awards® are:"4" (Russia) directed by Ilya Khrzhanovsky; "Battle in Heaven" (Mexico) directed by Carlos Reygadas;"The Beat That My Heart Skipped" (France) directed by Jacques Audiard; "Cache" ("Hidden") (France/Austria) directed by Michael Haneke; "Death of Mr. Lazarescu" (Romania) directed by Cristi Puiu;"Fateless" (Hungary) directed by Lajos Koltai; "L'Enfant" (Belgium)...

Director Paul Haggis breakthrough award at Hollywood Awards

user
The Hollywood Film Festival will honor actor JAKE GYLLENHAAL with the "Hollywood Breakthrough Actor of the Year Award," actress RACHEL McADAMS with the "Hollywood Breakthrough Actress of the Year Award," and director PAUL HAGGIS with the "Hollywood Breakthrough Director of the Year Award."The awards will be bestowed upon the honorees as part of the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony on Monday evening, October 24, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.The announcement was made today by Carlos de Abreu, Founder...

Crash will open Newport Beach festival

user
US Premiere of CRASH Kicks Off Sixth Annual Event: 2005 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVALThe Newport Beach Film Festival opens its sixth annual event with the U.S. premiere of CRASH on April 21, 2005. The film kicks off an impressive line-up of over 300 films from more than 30 countries. The Closing Night Gala will include the West Coast premiere of MAD HOT BALLROOM on April 28, 2005. Both titles are receiving great buzz in advance of their respective theatrical releases and will contribute to what...

Paul Haggis honored at The San Francisco Fest

user
PAUL HAGGIS TO RECEIVE INAUGURAL MAURICE KANBAR AWARD AT48th SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALApril 21–May 5, 2005)Writer/Director/Producer to be Honored for Excellence in ScreenwritingThe San Francisco Film Society announced today that Academy Award nominee Paul Haggis will be the recipient of the inaugural Maurice Kanbar Award for excellence in screenwriting at the 48th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 21-May 5, 2005). The award will be presented to Haggis at Film Soc...

Links

The Bulletin Board

> The Bulletin Board Blog
> Partner festivals calling now
> Call for Entry Channel
> Film Showcase
>
 The Best for Fests

Meet our Fest Partners 

Following News

Interview with AFM Director

Interview with Cannes Marche du Film Director 

Interview with the Parasite director

Brad Pitt and Leonard Maltin Interviewed

Filmfestivals.com dailies live coverage from

> Lost World Film Festival
> Locarno
> Toronto
> Venice
> San Sebastian
> BFI London

> Film Festival Days
> AFM
> Tallinn Black Nights

> Palm Springs Film Festival
> Kustendorf
> Rotterdam
> Sundance
Santa Barbara Film Festival SBIFF
> Berlin 
> Fantasporto
Amdocs
Houston WorldFest
 
Cannes / Marche du film online

Useful links for the indies:

Big files transfer
> Celebrities / Headlines / News / Gossip
> Clients References
> Crowd Funding
> Deals

> Festivals Trailers Park
> Film Commissions 
> Film Schools
> Financing
> Independent Filmmaking
> Motion Picture Companies and Studios
> Movie Sites
> Movie Theatre Programs
> Music/Soundtracks 
> Posters and Collectibles
> Professional Resources
> Screenwriting
> Search Engines
> Self Distribution
> Search sites – Entertainment
> Short film
> Submit to festivals
> Videos, DVDs
> Web Magazines and TV

A question for Jennifer Aniston from Richard Hobert winner at SBIFF 2020 :

Top 3 Tech Innovations in Film History

> Other resources
+ SUBSCRIBE to the weekly Newsletter
+ Connecting film to fest: Marketing & Promotion
Special offers and discounts
Festival Waiver service
 

gersbach.net