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A word from Serge Losique President MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL

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THE 36th MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL WILL BE HELD FROM AUGUST 23 TO SEPTEMBER 3, 2012.   Since its founding 36 years ago, the Montreal World Film Festival has remained faithful to its founding principles. The MWFF offers film lovers and professionals a rich program based on cultural diversity, innovation, independence and creativity. The success and international reputation of the Montreal World Film Festival are firmly linked to these principles and goals. ...

Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma line up

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Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma celebrates its 39th edition from October 13 to 24. Once again this year, the Festival will delight you with a spectacular lineup, more than ever in tune with real-life changes in the film landscape and new technologies. Features and shorts, fiction and documentary, animation, retrospectives, tributes, professional panels, outdoor interactive installations and events will be served up over 12 days, for all audiences. Over 295 films from 51 countries, inclu...

NEWSLETTER N° 385: October 15, 2008

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NEWSLETTER N° 337: October 31, 2007

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FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS Festivals calling for your films... This week, this month...   _______________________________________________________________________________________ FESTIVALS IN ACTION - THE VIDEO DAILIES Coverage from fest21.com on London Rome ...

International Cinema Again Comes To Montreal

  Wednesday, August 22--------Filmmakers, film critics and lovers of international cinema are again assembling in the beautiful Quebec city of Montreal, as the Montreal World Film Festival celebrates its 31st anniversary. The Festival featurtes a top-flight selection of films in the World and First Film Competitions, as well as out of competition focuses on World Cinema and Documentaries of the World. Montreal has always been a place where the cinema greats, some quite senior in their careers,...

Montreal World Film Festival: 30 and still standing

Monday, July 10---It's been quite a year for the MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL!!! Not only has it emerged triumphant from a near-fatal loss of federal funding and the creation of a rival festival event last year, but it has confounded its critics by coming back stronger than ever in time to celebrate its 30th anniversary as North America's only FIAPF approved competition festival. The rival event, funded by local media powerhouse Equipe Spectra and headed by former Berlinale topper Mortiz de Ha...

Pride & Prejudice to close New Montreal FilmFest

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New Montreal FilmFest Program Director Moritz de Hadeln announces that Pride and Prejudice, the acclaimed new film version of Jane Austen's classic novel, will close the Festival’s inaugural edition. Directed by Joe Wright, Pride and Prejudice replaces the previously announced Domino, which was withdrawn for technical reasons.The story of five sisters who find their world turned upside down with the arrival in their village of a wealthy young man and his best friend, Pride and Prejudice stars ...

New Montreal Festival first edition: Lights, camera, action!

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The rehearsals are over. The inaugural edition of the New Montreal Montreal FilmFest is unspooling its first films to eager audiences. And the red carpet has been laid out to welcome its first guests... The opening of a new edition of any film festival is always filled with a mixture of hope, anticipation and anxiety. The launch of a brand new film festival, an event that wasn't even on the drawing board a year ago, quadruples these feelings. It would be dishonest to pretend that the NMFF is a f...

New Montreal FilmFest professional meetings program

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The New Montreal FilmFest announces its first professional meetings with noted film personalities from the local and international scenes. Presented by Technicolor in collaboration with Astral Media, these meetings will discuss scripts, short films, film criticism, cultural diversity and encounters with filmmakers. The New Montreal FilmFest, presented by Toyota Canada in collaboration with Vidéotron, will show 175 films from 40 countries at its inaugural edition, September 18 to 25, 2005.Seven ...

De Hadeln reveals line up of 170 for inaugural Montreal

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170 productions from 40 countries at the Inaugural Edition of the New Montreal Filmfest including 60 Feature-Length Films in World, International or North-American première!The New Montreal Filmfest has announced those films selected for the very first edition, set to take place from September 18th to 25th, 2005. And let the record show that Program Director Moritz de Hadeln and his team have managed to score a plethora of extraordinary productions to open Montreal’s newest world-class even...

The New Montreal FilmFest recognised by FIAPF

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The New Montreal FilmFest slated to be accredited by FIAPF as a competitive festivalThe New Montreal FilmFest is slated to be accredited by the prestigious Paris-based International Federation of Film Producers' Associations (FIAPF).Following meetings between New Montreal FilmFest’s president Alain Simard and artistic director Moritz de Hadeln, with the directors of FIAPF, the Federation agreed that one of its delegates would attend the inaugural edition of the new Festival to prepare its offi...

Festival dates conflict situation in Montreal, to be continued

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A meeting was held Tuesday in Montréal between representatives of the Atlantic Film Festival Association (AFF), the Festival international de films de Montréal (FIFM) and Telefilm Canada, to address issues ensuing the date overlap situation.All parties have agreed to work closely together to resolve logistical considerations, such as print movement, guest and press relations between the AFF and the FIFM.“I appreciated the candour of the meeting and understand the realities of the situation,...

Montreal war of the fests: Atlantic Fest date challenged

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25th Atlantic Film Festival Blind-Sided by Festival International de Films de Montréal’s Recent Announcement of New DatesDuring a pivotal anniversary year, the 25th Atlantic Film Festival (AFF), September 15-24, 2005, has been blind-sided by the Festival International de Films de Montréal’s (FIFM) recent announcement of their new dates, September 18-25, which will completely overlap with those of AFF.“This is unacceptable,” said Gregor Ash, Executive Director, at a media conference in ...

Spectra 's new management team for new Montreal festival

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Le Regroupement pour un festival de cinéma à Montréal and L’Équipe Spectra are pleased to confirm the appointment of international-film luminary Moritz de Hadeln as head delegate, programming of the New Montreal FilmFest. Ms. Erika de Hadeln , who has extensive international film festival experience, will hold the position of assistant director. Mr. De Hadeln, whose appointment gives the Festival instant international credibility, will be backed by a solid Quebec-programming team and a pre...

A new Festival in Montreal

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A FESTIVAL IS REBORN IN MONTREALOne of the more intriguing announcements made here in Berlin is the establishment of a new film festival in Montreal, to be held from October 12 to 23 of this year. Industry watchers have followed the political drama that has been slowly emerging since August with the announcement that the Montreal World Film Festival, a fixture for several decades, had lost its governmental funding from Telefilm Canada and a host of other professional institutions.Criticism had c...

Montreal Festival controversial situation

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Herewith an information sent to foreign media by The Montreal World Film Festival regarding Spectra and Moritz de Hadeln.We are publishing this without any comment at this stage."We have enjoined Spectra not to use the legal names under which the World Film Festival is registered and known worldwide. Despite this, we have been apprised from reports in the press, that Spectra is using the name Festival International de Films de Montréal and New Montreal International Film Festival. These names h...

Festival of Nouveau Cinema presents its montreal Fest vision

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The Montreal Festival of Nouveau Cinema, in partnership with Ex-Centris, yesterday submitted to SODEC and Telefilm Canada an innovative and inclusive proposal to provide Montrealers with a film festival of international calibre between now and 2007. The proposal comes in response to the September 7 Call for Proposals from SODEC and Telefilm Canada and their October 29 decision to allow applicants to resubmit their projects by December 1, 2004. A number of prominent figures from the film and arti...
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