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The External World wins at Tallinn Animated Dreams 2011

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The winners of the awards of 13th Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams were announced on Saturday, 19th of November at the award ceremony in Sõprus Cinema, Tallinn. The Grand Prix winner, a recipient of the Wooden Wolf made by Estonian puppet experts from the Nukufilm studio alongside 1000 euros, was the film The External World (Germany 2010, Dir. David O’Reilly) Chosen by an international jury made up of Anna Solanas (Spain), Nobuaki Doi (Japan) and Andres Mänd (Estonia), the film is an ...

The 28th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival Awards

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The 28th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival This year the  Festival presented 236 films from 42 countries. SPECIAL PRIZES The 2011 Best of Fest Award Maria von Heland, The Star Talers (Germany, 2011) The Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Prize - Best Film by an Emerging Director Helio Villela Nunes, The Stubborn Mule and the Remote Control (Brazil, 2010) The Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Prize - Best Child-Produced Film  First Light, Can You Teach...

The juries for Tallinn's 15th Black Nights Film Festival

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The juries for the 15th Black Nights Film Festival promise to bring debate and intensity to their careful scrutiny of competition films as they head to Tallinn, Estonia between 16th and 30th November 2011. Jury members include Sergei Loznitsa, the director of the hugely praised My Joy which won the Grand Prix at PÖFF 2010, and Oscar nominated filmmaker Juanita WilsonThe International Competition EurAsia Jury will award a Grand Prix and jury prizes for Best Director, Actor and Actress from a div...

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams

Animated Dreams, the oldest and biggest Estonian animation film festival, offers Estonian animators a chance to display the state of their art as well as promotes high-quality international animation culture. From its beginnings as an offshoot of Black Nights Film Festival back in 1999, the event has evolved into a small independent festival. The festival consists of the short animation competitive programme and several special programmes. Traditions include lectures by foreign guests, meetings and workshops.

Awards Climax 14th Edition of POFF

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  After 11 days of international premieres, receptions and special events, POFF, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, came to its climax on Friday evening with the announcement of its major awards at a ceremony held at the historic Russian Theater in the Estonian capital. With a local rock band providiing background music, the juries of the 14th edition made their announcements to the cheers of an audience of local dignitaries and visiting professionals from Europe, Asia, Latin Ameri...

Awards Climax 14th Edition of POFF

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After 11 days of international premieres, receptions and special events, POFF, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, came to its climax on Friday evening with the announcement of its major awards at a ceremony held at the historic Russian Theater in the Estonian capital. With a local rock band providiing background music, the juries of the 14th edition made their announcements to the cheers of an audience of local dignitaries and visiting professionals from Europe, Asia, Latin America and the ...

Animation Winners In Tallinn

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  Animated Dreams, one of the most important animation festivals in the Baltic and Nordic regions which ran between 19th and 23rd November, has revealed the winners for 2010. The International Competition showcased some of the finest global animated shorts selected from more than 400 entries. The winner of the Grand Prix, in addition to the Wooden Wolf made by Estonian puppet masters, received 1000EUR sponsored by Premia. The international jury members Wiola Sowa (Poland), Tatu Po...

"Angry Man" wins Grand Prix at Hiroshima 2010

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  TOKYO ~ Angry Man, a film about domestic violence, has won top prize at the Hiroshima Animated Film Festival. Based on the book by Gro Dahle and Svein Nyhus, the film focuses on a small frightened child who desperately wishes to tell someone about what is going on at home, but doesn’t know who to talk to or what to do. In awarding the Grand Prix to the film’s director, Anita Killi, the festival jury described Angry Man as a “beautifully made mixed media film” which...

AniFest 2010 in full gear

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  AniFest 2010, the only international specialized competition animation festival in the Czech Republic announces that the festival´s 9th edition will take place in May 18 - 23, 2010 in the North Bohemian spa city of Teplice. After 8 years in Trebon the AniFest management decided to move the festival to Teplice, a larger, and both technically and logistically well equipped city. On top of that, more favorable conditions for holding such an international film event have bee...

CICFF Announces 2009 Award Winners

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The 2009 Best of Fest Award Julian Fellowes, From Time to Time (UK, 2009) The Poetry Foundation Poetry Prize Filmmaker - Andreas Mendritzki, Poet - Loma Crozier, Fear of Snakes (Canada, 2009) The Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Prize Best Film or Video by an Emerging Director Mary Ann Kellogg, Abuelo (USA, 2009) The Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Prize Best Child-Produced Film or Video Shiropa Purna, Our Boat is Our...

Tough Eye International Turku Animated Film Festival

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TOUGH EYE International Turku Animated Film Festival is the largest animation festival in Northen Europe. Last edition we had over 330 films from 30 different countries. Welcome to Turku Finland in Mai 20031

Tallinn Black Nights Awards

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In what had to be one of the more unusual and visually artistic Awards Ceremonies I've ever attended, the 12th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival came to a dramatic close last evening (although screenings continue through the day on Sunday). The ceremony, a multi-media show that included video, live music by an Estonian rock band and an avant-garde performance presentation involving the Festival's jurors, was greeted by the enthusiastic audience as another sign of the Festival's a...

Awards Night At Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

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  HUNGER Sunday, December 7-------In what had to be one of the more unusual and visually artistic Awards Ceremonies I've ever attended, the 12th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival came to a dramatic close last evening (although screenings continue through the day on Sunday). The ceremony, a multi-media show that included video, live music by an Estonian rock band and an avant-garde performance presentation involving the Festival's jurors, was greeted by the en...

Awards for the POFF Animation Film Festival

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  Thursday, November 27--------On the eve of this year's Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, which begins tomorrow evening, the Festival announced the winners of the POFF Animation Film Festival, which directly precedes the international film festival. Animation has been a staple of entertainment in Eastern Europe for the past 50 years. In many different ways, animators in Eastern Europe perfected a style of impressionistic reality, often using the satire of their subjects as jabs...

Official selection Holland Animation Film Festival 2008

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The official selection for the competitions of the Holland Animation Film Festival 2008 is now ready and online. The organization was surprised by the overwhelming amount of over 1,700 entries. Gerben Schermer and Erik van Drunen selected the films for the competition for independent animated shorts, the competition for applied animation and the student competition for the Netherlands and Belgium. The festival made selections for the special programmes; animation film & games, the competition Mo...

Tallinn Black Nights Film Fest new competition for Baltic films

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The biggest annual film festival in the Baltic countries is approaching its 12th edition on 13 November - 7 December 2008 with programming changes that will see the foundation of a new competition section - Baltic feature film competition.Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival was founded in 1997 as the showcase of Nordic cinema that quickly grew into international event presenting ca 200 features and as much shorts from more than 60 countries. Nevertheless, the festival retained its roots firmly in...

Awards Animafest 2008

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Grand CompetitionJury: Joanna Quinn (Great Britain), Moustapha Alassane (Niger), Caroline Leaf (USA / Canada / Great Britain), Igor Kovaljov (Russia / USA), Danijel Šuljić (Croatia) Grand Prize (best short film of the festival) – festival statue and cash award of 2.500 €, honorary presidency at the next Festival 'The Pearce Sisters', Luis Cook, Great Britain, 2007 'For its original and unique graphics and direction which pulls us into the bleak world of two misfit characters.' Golden...

Highlights of the Stuttgart Animation 2007 festival

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Just a few days left until the start of the 14th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film 2007 (April 26 - May 01).The good things remain. The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is still one of the world’s largest and most important festivals for animated film. In five competitions the festival will show what has been achieved internationally in the field of animated film during the course of a year – with films from internationally renowned professionals as well as talented newcomers and with e...

Norwich journeys beyond animation with its boldest festival yet

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Norwich journeys beyond animation with its boldest festival yet, from 18 - 21 OctoberExpanded, refreshed and emboldened, Norwich International Animation Festival returns for 2006 with a trailblazing programme which ventures further still from ‘traditional’ film festival territory to embrace live art, generative work and artists’ film, eroding yet further the myth that animation is about cartoons alone.This year’s festival theme, ‘Re-vision’, looks at reappropriation – the found, tw...

DOK Leipzig Competition Programmes

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- International Competition Documentary Film | Traditions, Families, Political IssuesA total of 19 films from 15 countries have made it into this year’s International Competition Documentary Film. Productions come also from countries rather exceptional for documentary film-making, such as Myanmar or Thailand ("Buddha's Lost Children", "The Longest Day"). Just as in 2005, the selection committee for the category documentary film was made up of festival director Claas Danielsen, film-maker Matt...

Czechs Were Successful This Year at AniFest

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Anifest 2006, the fifth year of the International Festival of Animated Films, is coming to its end. Despite strong international competition Czech films have been successful this year. Anifest Grand Prix goes to Karneval zvířat (The Carnival of Animals) by the Czech director Michaela Pavlátová. The film had its world premiere at AniFest. The Prize for the Best Feature-Length Film stays in the Czech Republic as well. As expected, it goes to Fimfárum 2 by the directors Jan Balej, Vlasta P...

Asian films and Nordic actors win in Tallinn Black Nights

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9th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival that finished on Sunday was a feast for Asian films as two of the jury's main prizes went to the works from this region. At festival closing ceremony on the 10 December the Grand Prix of competition programme EurAsia was handed to the Chinese film "Shanghai Dreams"(dir. Wang Xiaoshuai), Hou Shiao-shien from Taiwan received the award for best director for his epic "Three Times". The Audience Award went to Asia as well - Kim Ki-duk won Estonian viewers’ fav...

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival Awards

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The head of the jury was this year Eva Isaksen (Norway). Other members of the jury included :Yesim Ustaoglu (Turkey), Jaak Allik (Estonia), Thomas Mauch (Germany) and James Ragan (USA).GRAND PRIX FOR BEST EURASIAN FILM (with cash award of 10.000 EUR) SHANGHAI DREAMS /QING HONG (Wang Xiaoshuai, China)JURY PRIZE FOR THE BEST DIRECTORHOU SHIAO-SHIEN (Three Times / Zui Hao De Shi Guang, Taiwan / (China))JURY PRIZE FOR THE BEST ACTORJESPER CHRISTENSEN (Manslaughter / Drabet, Denmark)JURY PRIZE FOR TH...

DOK Leipzig: new name for the Docu & animation Fest

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48 TH INTERNATIONAL LEIPZIG FESTIVAL FOR DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATED FILM 03 - 09 October 2005The Festival has a new name DOK Leipzig replacing the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film'As of 2005 'DOK Leipzig - the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film' will commence one day earlier (Monday, 3rd of October to Sunday, 9th of October), so that the awards ceremony can take place on Saturday. Sunday will be audience day - naturally including prese...

Cracow awards announced

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45TH CRACOW FILM FESTIVALTHE VERDICT OF THE NATIONAL COMPETITION JURYThe National Competition Jury of the 45th Cracow Film Festival: Witold Stok – chairman, Hanna Polak, Krzysztof Talczewski, Piotr Szczepański, Leszek Gałysz, having watched all the competition films decided to award the following prizes :The Grand Prix – The Golden Hobby-Horse to “Hercules” directed by Lidia DudaThe Silver Hobby-Horse to „Olter” by Krystian MatysekThe Bronze Hobby-Horse to „Old Books Stor...
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