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2010 New York International Latino Film Festival Short Film Competition Call for Entry

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The 11th New York International Latino Film Festival 2010 (NYILFF) presented by HBO will be held at the Clearview Chelsea Cinemas and the School of Visual Arts Theatre, July 27 - August 1, 2010. NYILFF10 Short Film Competition Call for Entries Submission is Now Open. This year's winner will receive $15,000, prominent placement during festival screenings, and broadcast consideration on HBO's programming services. NYILFF10 Short Film Competition Call for Entries submission deadline is Friday, ...

TCM Film Festival Invades Hollywood Armed with Legendary Pictures & Stars

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By Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles CorrespondentWhat is that thing covering up the real street sign on Hollywood Boulevard? "TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES WAY:" this is the sky blue new moniker for the venerable walk of fame installed for the four-day first-ever TCM Classic Film Festival, Hollywood 2010. Hundreds of TCM fans have flocked from around the country -- Ohio, Iowa, Kansas -- to join thousands of locals to see TCM beloved host Robert Osborne, his The Essentials co-host Alec Baldwin, and a dazzl...

Iona Jones named chairman of Celtic Media Festival

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    With the Celtic Media Festival in full swing in Newry in Northern Ireland, the organisation's Annual General Meeting 2010 has elected Iona Jones, Chief Executive of S4C, the Welsh language television channel, Chair for 2010-2013. The Celtic Media Festival is from 21st-23rd April 2010 and is being held at the conferencing suites of The Canal Court Hotel, Newry.  Founded 31 years ago to celebrate the best in television, film (and more recently radio and New Med...

ALL HELL BROKE LOOSE

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There is absolutely no point is trying to convey the hilarity that just ensued at today’s panel “I Write, I Produce, Therefore I am.” Panelists Laura Kightlinger (SNL), Thomas Lennon (Reno 911, Night at the Museum 2), Robert Ben Garant (Reno 911, Balls of Fury), Linwood Boomer (Malcolm in the Middle), Rodney Barnes (Boondocks, Everybody Hates Chris) took their seats and all hell broke loose. For starters, Executive Director Jeannie Roshar moderated the panel and when she asked, ...

KISS MY SHORTS

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We’re at war, the economy is in the toilet, many are out of work and/or sick with no health care, and speaking of which, arguments over health care reached an all time low with the way people have conducted themselves, oh and did I mention you still haven‘t won the lottery? With all the crap on the “news” the relentlessly chatty pundits shoving opinions in our faces, it’s a wonder we don’t all just take an elevator and jump out a high rise window. And do you want to know wh...

IFFBoston 2009 – Day Six – Arts and Crafts

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Tonight, fittingly, the screenings are at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art auditorium.  It is a great space with a striking view overlooking downtown Boston and the night-lit waterfront. It is a great space to see two films about two fields not always thought of as art, but that are certainly contemporary. The first, For the Love of Movies, chronicles the craft of film critique.  Breaking that history out into distinct eras and styles and sometimes dominant personalities, direct...

Pennsylvania’s Lincoln University builds new production studios

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Pennsylvania's Lincoln University, the nation's first historically Black University, has during its 156-year history educated a remarkable number of luminaries, a short list of whom includes Langston Hughes and Thurgood Marshall, Lincoln U., with a current enrollment of approximately 2,000 students, has as its stated mission to "provide the best elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based core curriculum to meet the needs of students living in a highly technological and global so...

Thessaloniki Masterclass with Stefan Kloos: Producing and Packaging Documentaries

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How can short documentaries be produced and packaged in a compelling way? What are the challenges and advantages when working with international co-productions of short documentaries? Will the digital future bring a bigger need for short formats?  These are some of the issues explored in this master class focusing on the German -Czech co-production Breathless. This project consists of five short creative documentaries on the theme Breathless - Dominance of the Moment.  During the masterc...

That F-#%@$% Guy

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    By Kimberly DeislerMy husband is annoyed with me. Not for the usual reasons husbands get upset with wives, like spending too much money or the house being messy. He’s upset with me because I keep updating that clause in our marriage. You know the one, the NCIHBIIDCC or the No Chance In Hell But If It Did Celebrity Clause where upon you’re not allowed to cheat on your spouse with anyone other than a celebrity and that celebrity has to be on the list, a list of only five na...

Head of Marketing Appointed at Celestial Pictures

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  Celestial Pictures (Celestial), the Asian motion picture company and operator of pay-TV channels CELESTIAL MOVIES, CELESTIAL MOVIES ASIA, CELESTIAL CLASSIC MOVIES and WaTV, announces today the appointment of Andy Chang as Senior Vice President (SVP), Marketing. Andy's appointment follows the recent addition of film veterans Peter Poon and Rosa Li to the senior management team, signaling the rapid changes Chief Executive Officer Ross Pollack has implemented since he joined the company last...

Early Bird Submission Open for Lady Filmmakers Film Festival

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We are looking for the best films made that have a woman in the position of at least one of the following positions: Writer, Director, Producer, or Cinematographer. We are also looking for the best Male/Female Collaboration Team! Go to www.ladyfilmmakers.com for more information and to submit your film today! Please contact us if you have any questions! Cheers!Patricia ...

the Global Film Village: SAG Awards Signal Front Runners in Several Oscar Categories

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      by Marla Lewin Sandra Bullock continued her remarkable year where she has dominated the box office and been declared the number one top grossing star in the movies today. Bullock has become a serious best-actress competitor in the past month, with her SAG win, a win last week at the Golden Globes and a tie with Meryl Streep in the Critics Choice Movie Awards. The stars seem to be aligning for this well liked actress who has quietly entertained a...

Quien te cuida

Director: Muriel Rebora.
Narda, a 28 year old bolivian student, leaves her country when she can no longer hide her pregnancy. In the face of family rejection and increasing difficulties to finish her career, she moves to Argentina with motherhood and saving money as her only aims. No previous arrangements, no warranties. In time, she´ll find herself building a life that both holds and scares her. During her long hesitation on whether to go back or not, she will learn how to be a mother, look after, and be looked after, moving forward with the strength of her most unique quality: tenderness.

Panasonic will reveal at CES the world’s first professional, fully-integrated Full HD 3D camcorder

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Panasonic Corporation  will release the world's first* professional, fully-integrated Full HD 3D camcorder in Fall 2010. The company will begin taking orders in April.  Engineering samples of the professional Full HD 3D solid-state camcorder will be exhibited at the Panasonic booth (Las Vegas Convention Center, Main Hall, #9405) at the 2010 International CES in Las Vegas, USA, from January 7-10.               &nbs...

Flying Lessons has been selected to open the Santa Barbara Film Festival

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          Derek Magyar's feature film debut "Flying Lessons" has been selected as the coveted Opening Night Film for the 25th Anniversary of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival which runs February 4-14, 2010.   This World Premiere Film touts a stellar cast which includes Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner Christine Lahti, Screen Actors Guild Awards recipient Maggie Grace ("Lost"), Youn...

The Global Film Village: 2010 SAG Award Nominations Announced

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by Marla Lewin    Nominees for the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding performances in 2009 in five film and eight primetime television categories and for the SAG honors for film and television stunt ensembles were announced this morning in Los Angeles at the Pacific Design Center's Silver Screen Theater in West Hollywood. Screen Actors Guild President Ken Howard introduced Michelle Monaghan ("Trucker") and Chris O'Donnell ("NCIS: Los Angeles&qu...

Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin to host the 82nd Academy Awards

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“We think the team of Steve and Alec are the perfect pair of hosts for the Oscars,” said Oscar telecast producers Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman. “Steve will bring the experience of having hosted the show in the past and Alec will be a completely fresh personality for this event.”“I am happy to co-host the Oscars with my enemy Alec Baldwin,” said Martin.“I don’t play the banjo but I’m thrilled to be hosting the Oscars – it’s the opportunity of a lifetime,” said Baldwin.S...

The Global Film Village: AFI announces 10 Most Outstanding Motion Pictures and TV Programs of 2009

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by Marla Lewin The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced the official selections of AFI AWARDS 2009, AFI’s almanac that records the year’s most outstanding achievements in film and television, as well as significant moments in the world of the moving image. AFI AWARDS is the only recognition that honors the film and television creative ensembles as a whole—those both in front of and behind the camera—acknowledging the collaborative nature of film and television. Un...

AFI announces 10 Most Outstanding Motion Pictures and TV Programs of 2009

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by Marla Lewin The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced the official selections of AFI AWARDS 2009, AFI’s almanac that records the year’s most outstanding achievements in film and television, as well as significant moments in the world of the moving image. AFI AWARDS is the only recognition that honors the film and television creative ensembles as a whole—those both in front of and behind the camera—acknowledging the collaborative nature of film and television. Un...

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When the Moon is in Gemini

Director: Daria Khlestkina.
Until recently, Liuba, who is a housewife, entirely devoted herself to her family: her husband, who is in military, and two grown-up sons. Now she has a new project - herself. Having decided, that her “old” life should be changed and her real, true life is starting right now, she seeks confirmation of this fact in her astrological map

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