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2011 C E L L U D R O I D Sci-Fi / Anime / Fantasy Film Festival

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Flamedrop Productions present The  C E L L U D R O I D  Sci-Fi / Anime / Fantasy Film Festival 5 - 14 July 2011 @ The Labia Theatre, 68 Orange Street, Cape Town, ZA http://www.CELLUDROID.net Facebook Event Page rsvp: www.facebook.com/event.php?eid​=213016582067126 It is time again to get abducted to the CELLUDROID Film Festival for a wild line-up of Science Fiction, Animation and Fantasy movies.   In addition to a wide range of exciting movies, this year will feature special visi...

CELLUDROID Film Festival wild Sci Fi line up

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C E L L U D R O I DSci-Fi / Anime / Fantasy Film Festival 5 - 14 July 2011The Labia Theatre, 68 Orange Street, Cape Town, ZA www.CELLUDROID.netIt is time again to get abducted to the CELLUDROID Film Festival for a wild line-up of Science Fiction, Animation and Fantasy movies. In addition to a wide range of exciting movies, this year will feature special visiting guest director Richard Stanley (with his movies, documentaries, short films and new book), include a graphic novel launch & more.There ...

Cinema Q Film Festival - July 14th - 17th

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Opening Night Film:PHOTOS OF ANGIE7pm - Thursday, July 14th This haunting yet hopeful documentary tells the story of Angie Zapata, a transgender teen who was murdered in rural Greeley, Colorado in 2008. The film moves between the trial of her killer, Angie's brief life and self-discovery told through family and friends, and the fruition of national hate crime legislation with Angie's case very much in the foreground as it was the first time that a transgender murderer was successfully prosecut...

Interview with Aruban Director Aaron Hose at AIFF 2011

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Aaron Hose at AIFF 2011 Last year one of the films to premier at the inaugural Aruba International Film Festival was Aruba native director Aaron Hose’s award-winning documentary film VOICES IN THE CLOUDS (2010). This year Hose acted as director of the Caribbean Spotlight Series (CSS) for the 2nd annual AIFF. When I asked Aaron what that was like he said, ‘it was a great learning experience that I hope to repeat next year’. Aaron’s film VOICES IN THE CLOUDS is a poignant...

AIFF Interview with Aaron Hose

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Aaron Hose at AIFF 2011 Last year one of the films to premier at the inaugural Aruba International Film Festival was Aruba native director Aaron Hose’s award-winning documentary film VOICES IN THE CLOUDS (2010). This year Hose acted as director of the Caribbean Spotlight Series (CSS) for the 2nd annual AIFF. When I asked Aaron what that was like he said, ‘it was a great learning experience that I hope to repeat next year’. Aaron’s film VOICES IN THE CLOUDS is a poignant l...

An India Beyond Slumdog Millionaires

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  While there is no question that the Danny Boyle film SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE did much to rivet attention in the West on the cinema of India and southern Asia, the various film industries in the second largest country on earth has been a staple of moviegoing in Asia, South America, Africa and even Europe for many decades. Very few of the quality films from the region are given big screen time in North America but that represents both an obstacle and a challenge for the New York Indian Film...

NYIFF will honor multi award-winning documentary film about Colombian classical composer Blas Atehortúa.

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  "NYIFF TO HONOR MULTI-AWARD WINNING DOCUMENTARY ABOUT MAESTRO COMPOSER BLAS ATEHORTÚA AT THE 64TH ANNUAL CANNES FILM FESTIVAL" "A captivating look at one of the finest modernist composers in the world."  Nicole Holland (Independent Film Quarterly)   The New York International Film Festival (NYIFF) will honor multi award-winning documentary film about Colombian classical composer Blas Atehortúa. Filmmakers involved with BLAS: The Man 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...

NYIFF will honor multi award-winning documentary film about composer Blas

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"NYIFF TO HONOR MULTI-AWARD WINNING DOCUMENTARY ABOUT MAESTRO COMPOSER BLAS ATEHORTÚA AT THE 64TH ANNUAL CANNES FILM FESTIVAL" "A captivating look at one of the finest modernist composers in the world." Nicole Holland (Independent Film Quarterly)   The New York International Film Festival (NYIFF) will honor multi award-winning documentary film about Colombian classical composer Blas Atehortúa. Filmmakers involved with BLAS: The Man and...

Russell Brand's Arthur Sydney Premier Inspires "Disadvantaged" Students, by Eva Rinaldi - 14 April 2011

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The talk ofAustralia's entertainment industry for the past weeks has been the long awaitedSydney premier of Jason Winer's 'Arthur' - the remake of the 1981classic which stared Dudley Moore. Staring the everentertaining, funny and oh so controversial Russell Brand, alongside Helen Mirren and Jennifer Garner, the flick hasalready been predicted by numerous insiders to be in line for a number ofOscars. For me this ismuch more than just another run of the mill movie write up. I've got a bitof...

Connecticut Film Festival Launches Tonight

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  While this blog concentrates on film events in New York City proper, the entire region (from northern Connecticut to southern New Jersey) is quite lively with film and media celebrations all season long. One of the most vital and diverse of these launches this evening in the historic city of Danbury, Connecticut.   The Connecticut Film Festival, one of the most dynamic regional showcases of its kind, opens this evening with a fundraising event accompanied by a work-in-pro...

Chapman launches first-of-its-kind Film Production Company

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Going where no other film school has gone before, Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States, has launched a first-of-its-kind production and distribution company - Chapman Entertainment, LLC.   Chapman Entertainment is a sustainable, fully-functioning film production company designed to produce five to ten pictures per year in the micro-budget range (budgets in the $250,000 - $625,000 range). Ut...

Emir Kusturica will be president of the Un Certain Regard jury

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The Serbian film-maker Emir Kusturica will be president of the Un Certain Regard jury at the 64th Festival de Cannes, from 11th to 22nd May 2011.                           Every year, Un Certain Regard, at the very heart of Official Selection, alongside the Competition, presents around twenty films characterised by the originality of their ideas as well as their a...

IF NOT US, WHO?

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IF NOT US, WHO? (Greece, 2010) is a documentary film by Greek filmmaker Nikoletta Papathanassiou about highschool students in Athens in 2006 who occupy their highschool in protest of the worsening education system in Greece which they feel is turning them into robots to serve an Americanized capitalist system rather than to create thinking individuals who serve a collective democratic society. The students sleep in and live in the school in form of a strike making it impossible fo...

IF NOT US, WHO?

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IF NOT US, WHO? (Greece, 2010) is a documentary film by Greek filmmaker Nikoletta Papathanassiou about highschool students in Athens in 2006 who occupy their highschool in protest of the worsening education system in Greece which they feel is turning them into robots to serve an Americanized capitalist system rather than to create thinking individuals who serve a collective democratic society. The students sleep in and live in the school in form of a strike making it impossible fo...

Nippon Connection 2011 - Preview on the Festival Program

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11th Japanese Film Festival, Frankfurt am Main  April 27 - May 1, 2011   There's only a few weeks left to the starting shot of the eleventh Nippon Connection Film Festival and the preparations are in full swing. From April 27 to May 1, 2011 more than 100 of the latest Japanese short and feature films will find their way to Frankfurt, among them many international premieres with the film makers in attendance. The biggest festival of Japanese film is topped off by a rich and sens...

The Ruby Mountain Film Festival in Elko - The mission

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The RMFF is an annual event which takes place August 11-14 in Elko, Nevada. The film industry is constantly searching for creative, new artistic talent and vision. We seek to unite filmmakers with industry experts, students, educators and film lovers for an aspiring four day celebration of storytelling through visual arts. As a spotlight for programming RMFF will have a special film category award called The Ruby Award. This will be given to the best western film. Sixty years ago Lowell Tho...

Ruby Mountain Film Festival's blog

The Ruby Mountain Film Festival is a 100% volunteer based, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the exhibition and nurturing of film and video as an art, spotlighting film talent from around the world. RMFF presents a full range of storytelling through visual arts from independent and student filmmakers.

Ruby Mountain Film festival Callling for entries

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Ruby Mountain Film Festival August 11-14, 2011 Call for Entries Final Deadline: May 15, 2011     Contact Information: Ruby Mountain Film Festival PO Box 2776 Elko Nevada USA 89803 phone number 775-299-4484    W...

Barcelona International Audiovisual Festival (FIAB)

Genre: Children and youth - All public Films and productions made for children and youth, Films and productions about children and/or dealing with childhood, Films made by children, youth and audiovisual students. We invite directors of all ages to submit your children and youth productions and participate in the 15th edition of the Barcelona International Audiovisual Festival (FIAB) to be held November 14 - 18, 2011. As always we are interested in documentaries, animations, video-games, TV programmes and series from around the world that form, entertain and educate. Since this year's theme is music, we are especially interested in materials linked to it and focusing strongly on the musical background. There is no entry fee and we offer the prestigious UNICEF PRIZE and CREATIVE PRIZE. Screenings include productions of the Audiovisual Service of the Department of Education of the Autonomous Government of Catalonia and the SHOWCASE OF NEWS BULLETINS; COMMERCIALS AND FICTION VIDEOS from the Blanquerna School; Ramón LLull University. This is a good opportunity for filmmakers and production companies to showcase their work in Spain and share it with enthusiastic young audiences along with media professionals from all over the world. Every year we collaborate with educators so that groups of school children get to see a wide range of international films that are 90 minutes or less that they may not otherwise be able to access. We request that films that are not in Spanish be subtitled in Spanish or English.

She Monkeys wins Dragon Award Best Nordic Film at Göteborg

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  She Monkeys This year's winner of the Dragon Award Best Nordic Film is She Monkeys, directed by Lisa Aschan. The prize is one million SEK as of this year. The Ingmar Bergman International Debut Award goes to the American film Blue Valentine, directed by Derek Cianfrance. Another eight awards were handed out at Göteborg International Film Festival's Dragon Award Gala on Saturday night. Lisa Aschan's feature debut She Monkeys received this year's Dragon Award Best Nordic Film. ...

Sarasota Film Festival

SFF 2011Immerse yourself in 11 days of fantastic films and extraordinary events. With over 150 cinema screenings, celebrity guests, scintillating soirees and family fun, The Sarasota Film Festival returns for its 13th year of celebrating the finest in contemporary international and independent cinema.  From the Opening Night Extravaganza to our signature “Conversations With…” series to a celebration of women filmmakers and much more, plunge into the best of the fest that Variety Magazine called “The acme of regional film festivals.”

Kodak's Support of Independent Filmmakers Widespread at Slamdance and Sundance Festivals

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  Highlights include Coffee with Oscar®-winner Vilmos Zsigmond; and a Panel on Shooting Low-Budget Features on Film Kodak will once again give its full support to the independent filmmaking community at the Slamdance and Sundance Film Festivals, which will run concurrently in Park City, Utah, beginning January 20. Kodak will present an extended Q&A with Oscar®-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC and producer Jack Robinette following the screening of the...

Features That Raise Ultimate Questions

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Call for Submissions for the first season of the International Freethought Film Festival is now closed. Over 30 filmmakers received the good news that their films have been selected to be screened at the IFFF inaugural event during the weekend of May 13th-15th, 2011 in downtown Tampa, Florida at the Tampa Theatre. Films that best reflected the mission statement of promoting reason, critical thinking and freedom of inquiry were selected. While reason, critical thinking and freedom of inquiry...

Extended Deadline: Category AniMovie

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CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO THE ANIMOVIE FEATURE LENGTH FILM COMPETITION EXTENDED: JANUARY 28, 2011 We thank all those who have submitted their films for pre-selection during the past weeks and days. We are delighted to announce that the number of entries is already far greater than last year. The call for entries for the short film competition – the International Competition, Young Animation and Tricks for Kids has now closed and the pre-selection committees have begun wit...
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