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DUSTIN HOFFMAN Special Donostia Award 60 Anniversary

This year’s San Sebastian Festival closed with a Special 60th Anniversary Donostia Award to Dustin Hoffman, a tribute to one of Hollywood’s greatest actors, winner of two Academy Awards and with a brilliant career behind him. Hoffman also was chosen to close the Festival with his directorial debut: Quartet, on which the actor steps behind the camera to direct a splendid cast headlining Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly, Sheridan Smith, Pauline Collins, Tom Courtenay, Tr...

Dustin Hoffman, Special Donostia Award 60 Anniversary

This year’s San Sebastian Festival closed with a Special 60th Anniversary Donostia Award to Dustin Hoffman, a tribute to one of Hollywood’s greatest actors, winner of two Academy Awards and with a brilliant career behind him. Hoffman also was chosen to close the Festival with his directorial debut: Quartet, on which the actor steps behind the camera to direct a splendid cast headlining Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly, Sheridan Smith, Pauline Collins, Tom Courtenay, ...

Planet Rock Beckett

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Screenings sold out in advance, especially for the competitive selection of movies National Class and Exit Point then revue - MTV is Planet Rock Burn with a documentary about the band The Prodigy, absolutely sold out screening under the clear sky of Novi Sad is undeniable proof of how movies are an important part of modern culture and how they have become the need of contemporary society. Novi Sad has been seven days of cinema arena and festival center equally important as any other European c...

Design Showcase West (DSW) celebrated its 10th Anniversary at UCLA School of Theater, F

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Design Showcase West (DSW), a nationally recognized exhibition, will celebrate its 10th Anniversary at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (TFT) Saturday, June 9, 2012.  Tony® Award-winning costume designer Judith Dolan, this year’s Keynote Speaker, will address the DSW annual gathering of distinguished guests, leaders of industry craft and design guilds and honorees. Commenting on DSW’s tenth year, TFT Department of Theater Chair, Michael Hackett says, “We are proud of D...

57th Annual 2012 Village Voice OBIE Awards

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By Maria Esteves – May 23, 2012 The 57th Annual 2012 Village Voice OBIE Awards (OBIES 2012) honoring theatrical excellence and achievements in Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway commenced Monday, May 21, 8:00 pm the legendary Webster Hall ballroom, New York, Monday, May 17, 8:00 pm. The ceremony also featured three outstanding performances by Joshua Henry and Sumayya Ali from ten-time Tony Award nominated Broadway musical The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, David Patrick Kelly from eleven-t...

2012 OBIE Awards Photo Coverage

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By: Maria Esteves – May 22, 2012 The 57th Annual 2012 Village Voice OBIE Awards honoring theatrical excellence and achievements in Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway commenced Monday, May 21, 8:00 pm at the legendary Webster Hall ballroom, New York. The ceremony featured performance by Joshua Henry and Sumayya Ali from ten-time Tony Award nominated Broadway musical The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, David Patrick Kelly from eleven-time Tony Award nominated Broadway ONCE, and Ethan Lipton &a...

"We Bought A Zoo," the drama comedy directed by Cameron Crowe

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"We Bought A Zoo," the drama comedy directed by Cameron Crowe and starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson will open Capri, Hollywood – The Smart International Film Festival on the evening of December 27th. The Festival's 16th edition runs from December 27th through January 2nd. The Twentieth Century Fox Film starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson and Thomas Hayden Church is a heart-warming story about a father who moves his young family to the Southern California countryside to renovate a...

Tribute To Jacques Tati at Belgrade’s Author Film Festival

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Belgrade’s Author Film Festival hosted Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon and gave a couple of screenings of The Fairy (La Fee) to a festival audience, including the screening of their previous film Rumba. The actually amazing Belgian based filmmaking trio Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon and Bruno Romy are back with their second (actually third) old school approach film The Fairy (La Fee). Even if the film is firmly grounded in dedication to the artwork of Keaton or Charlie Chaplin, authors here g...

Michael Kaplan

Fantastic fashion figure, costume designer Michael Kaplan attended the 2011 Aruba International Film Festival for a 'Conversations With' session. He spoke at length to press and film aficionados about his illustrious career in Hollywood as costume designer for some of the most renown films of cinematic history. In this photo- Costume designer Michael Kaplan and actor Alessandro Calzaphotos by Vanessa McMahon 

The BUFF Blog (June 2011)

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Online, on-air and in person, this is BUFF. And so said the voice of BUFF which greeted the masses of online followers with the May 31 announcement of this year’s opening feature. And though the dulcet tones of Ewan Allinson and DJ Elayne Smith will continue to form a cornerstone of the BUFF movement, things are going to be a little bit different round here. From September, the 2011 British Urban Film Festival will be coming at ya with a whole new look which means, finally, that the buffest fi...

Secrets of a Successful Screen Auditions

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Successful directors claim that smart casting is 80% of their job. Successful producers know thatputting the right people on screen means money. Yet many filmmakers don’t know how to usethe audition process to full advantage, or how to get the best work from actors. Successful actors know how to prepare for their ‘job interview,’ but most actors are frustrated by their audition results. They don’t know how to present their skills, talents, or themselves in a positive way. Casting becomes...

Shakespeare's Coriolanus to open FEST

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British actor and now film director Ralph Fiennes opens Belgrade 39th International Film Festival FEST 2011. After the second premiere of Fiennes’ directorial debut of Shakespeare's adaptation of Coriolanus, Belgrade’s 50 000 people of Sava Centar Hall sighed frantic by the very fact that the film was all done in Belgrade. Fiennes here stars next to Brian Cox, Gerard Butler, James Nesbitt,  Vanessa Redgrave and couple of Serbian actors Dragan Micanovic and Slavko Stimac. The film, as I sa...

First Puppet Film Festival, ever...

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  FIRST EVER PUPPET FILM FESTIVAL ANOTHER EXCITING EVENT FOR LITTLE ANGEL'S 50TH 25-27 March 2011 Little Angel Theatre and Reel Islington announce London's first ever puppet film festival from 25-27 March 2011. As part of the ongoing 50th birthday celebrations of Little Angel, its intimate 100 seat theatre will be transformed into a cinema for this one weekend and the films shown will appeal to all ages. The Festival's joint Directors are Peter Glanville, Artisti...

My message to the Festival in Cannes

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My greetings to You! I am Anna Polibina, a screen writer and an art house film director from Moscow. My name as of a movie maker was opened in November, 2010, in the Meyerhold Center of Moscow; ten of my films were demonstrated there. My profile here is the following: www.fest21.com/en/blog/annapolibina I have screened over 80 (!) of shortcut films, in Russian and English. By my profession, I am a screen writer and a translator of poetry from five European languages. I gradu...

New Performance Festival, secon dedition in Kolkata

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India Foundation for the Arts and Seagull Foundation for the ArtsPresent New Performance Festival 17 to 21 November, 2010 Kolkata Unusual themes, unconventional performances, innovative ideas, scripts spanning different genres and languages in the performing arts – IFA's New Performance festival has it all! In an effort to bring these unconventional performances to a wider audience and create a dialogue around new modes of performance/theatre, IFA initiated the New Performance festival, first...

Many Colors, One Voice application launches

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Many Colors, One Voice application that the studio's theatrical marketing team created in support of the upcoming release of FOR COLORED GIRLS on November 5th, and we wanted to give you the first look! FOR COLORED GIRLS is based on Ntozake Shange's play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf." The film adaptation weaves together the stories of eight different women as they confront crises, heartbreaks and crimes will ultimately bring these eight women fully into ...

Al Pacino inspires "Wilde Salome"

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I finally had the privilege of watching “Wilde Salome,” the film version of “Salome” aka “Salome Maybe?”, directed by Al.. In a similar fashion which he explored in “Looking for Richard”, Al digs into the depths of an Actors Studio member to give audiences the internal life of how he works. Scraping the surface and peeling the layers which make him the actor he is today. Always working from the inside to reveal the inner workings of the play and how to share thi...

National Theatre Live: A Hybrid of Film, Television and Theater

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  In these days of high cost travel and rapidly shrinking bank accounts, I quietly considered the bundle I had saved by not needing to board the Concorde to attend the hit London production of the Victorian satire LONDON ASSURANCE, the latest offering from the National Theatre's worldwide satellite broadcasts. Sitting in the plush, air-conditioned environment of the Jacob Burns Film Center thirty miles from New York City, I could only marvel at the experience of a delicious "nig...
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