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Vietnamese/American Co-Production A Fragile Flower Receives Multiple Awards, Including Best Picture, At FLOW Film Festival

Jacqueline Nguyen Accepts Awards at FLOW Film Festival On March 4, 2024, internationally acclaimed Vietnamese/American co-production, A Fragile Flower (Đoá Hoa Mong Manh), was lauded with six awards at the FLOW Film Festival, held in Hollywood, Florida from February 29 to March 4, 2024. Founded in 2019, the annual festival promotes the growth of opportunities for women in important and male-dominated positions within the film industry. FLOW strives...

Calling all Film Festival Organizers - Entertainment Oxygen/eoFlix is Open For Business

The world's one-stop shop for indie film festivals, filmmakers and content creators Entertainment Oxygen (EO) and our dynamic streaming and networking platform eoFlix are open for business and accepting new film festival partners. The go-to hub for all things surrounding movies and the festival circuit, EO/eoFlix is committed to redefining the indie film industry, providing our festival partners and filmmakers with unprecedented, comprehensive support.  Our intuitive platfo...

2024 Sundance Film Festival Announces Short Films Lineup 

Sundance Institute has announced the short films that will be a part of the 2024 Sundance Film Festival programming. The Festival will take place January 18–28, 2024, in person in Park City and Salt Lake City, with a selection of titles available online nationwide from January 25–28, 2024. The Festival will introduce new short films for 2024 across eight curated programs.   “Selecting the shorts for the Festival Program every year is an exercise in taki...

DaVinci International Film Festival Inks Deal With Rockefellas Studios

  DaVinci International Film Festival has entered an agreement with Rockefellas Studios, in where submissions* from the upcoming edition of the festival will have the opportunity to air on Rockefellas TV, the new entertainment channel that recently launched on ROKU.   The sixth edition of DIFF will now take place from February 23-25th, 2024. Films submitted to DIFF will have the option to ...

S.Q.U.A.D. Takes Global Festival Circuit by Storm/Superhero Comedy Short Named Official Selection at Top Fests in US and Europe

On the heels of a very successful world premiere at the Jersey Short Film Festival in early July, superhero comedy short S.Q.U.A.D. is taking the global festival circuit by storm, being named an official selection at the Urban Arts Festival in Dallas, Milan Shorts Film Festival in Italy, and Paris International Short Festival in France.   The film, directed by Ethan Cyr, Dakota Holmes-Dodge, and Carlos Lavezzari, explores the i...

Critically Acclaimed Feature Docudrama Gender Transformation: The Untold Realities Debuts To Great Success On EpochTV

On the heels of its world theatrical premiere at Manhattan Film Festival, feature docudrama Gender Transformation: The Untold Realities by award-winning director Tobias Elvhage debuted worldwide on EpochTV on June 19. l-r, Pamela Garfield, Dr. Katherine Welch, Tobias Elvhage, YiYuan Chang, Erin Friday, Roman Balmakov at Manhattan Film Festival Gender Transformation: The Untold Realities examines the topic of transgenderism and youth, exploring th...

DaVinci International Film Festival Unveils New Junior Leo Program for Student Filmmakers/ Regular Submission Deadline July 5

The sixth edition of the DaVinci International Film Festival (DIFF), scheduled from October 20-22, 2023 at AMC Theatres at The Grove in Los Angeles, has announced the addition of the new Junior Leo Program designed to celebrate the creative works of student filmmakers. The announcement was made today by DaVinci Film Foundation Inc. founder/CEO Chadwick Pelletier.   ...

Feature Docudrama 'Gender Transformation: The Untold Realities' To Have World Premiere at Manhattan Film Festival on June 16

Feature docudrama Gender Transformation:The Untold Realities by directors Tobias Elvhage and Liza Morberg will debut to worldwide audiences on EpochTV on June 19. The film will also have its theatrical premiere at the Manhattan Film Festival in New York City at 7 p.m. (EST) on June 16th.     Gender Transformation: The Untold Realities examines the topic of transgenderism and youth, exploring the roles played by the education system, the medical and pharmaceutic...

Catching Up With Filmmaker/Visual Artist Eva Lanska at Festival de Cannes 2023

Eva Lanska is a British Israeli film director, screenwriter and video artist.  She began her career in France in 2000, where in association with members of the musical band the immigrants, she produced her first video installation dedicated to the fight against racism. Eva Lanska attends Firebrand Premiere during Festival de Cannes 2023 Art, literature, French cinematography and atmosphere of Paris influenced her while she was a student and this became the foundation of all her art. Eva...

Spotlight: French Riviera Film Festival Opening Ceremony 2023

French Riviera Film Festival is proud to unveil the first sizzle reel from its VIP opening  reception, held at at Bel-Air Fine Art Gallery,  in Cannes. Nigel Daly, Officer of the Order of the British Empire, and writer-filmmaker Louise Salter were presented with the 2023 Industry Excellence Award, and Armenian American actress/filmmaker/entrepreneur Diana Madison was awarded with the Rising Star prize.   Bel-Air Fine Art (belairfin...

Palme d’or Presented to Justine Triet “Anatomy of a Fall”

The Jury of the 76th Festival de Cannes, chaired by Swedish director Ruben Östlund, surrounded by Moroccan director Maryam Touzani, French actor Denis Ménochet, British-Zambian screenwriter & director Rungano Nyoni, American actress & director Brie Larson, American actor & director Paul Dano, Afghan author Atiq Rahimi, Argentinian director & screenwriter Damián Szifron and French director Julia Ducournau, presented its winners' list...

French Riviera Film Festival Announces 2023 Finalist Shorts and Unveils Official Festival Trailer

French Riviera Film Festival Announces 2023 Finalist Shorts and Unveils Official Festival Trailer   Festival to Feature Two Days of Screenings on May 19 and 20 at Eden Hotel & Spa in Cannes, Online Screenings on Sparq, Sixth Annual Global Entertainment Showcase and VIP  Receptions     Cannes, France,  May 2, 2023 - Scheduled from May 19-20, 2023, the fifth annual Fren...

Beyond Hollywood International Film Festival Announces Winners

Beyond Hollywood International Film Festival awarded its 2023 winning films and filmmakers at a gala ceremony held on April 22nd at Regal LA Live Cinemas in downtown Los Angeles. The 2023 awards recipients are: Best Actor: Joseph Sernio (Loved) Best Actress: Sydney Carvill (Moon Students) Best Student Film: Rake Best Foreign Film: Miki Maniaco Best Comedy: Staffed Best First Time Filmmaker: Ramin Sohrab (Layers of Lies) Best LGBTQ: With Myself Best Director: Eric Burton...

'The Last of The Winthrops' To Have West Coast Premiere at Beyond Hollywood International Film Festival on April 21st

Touted as “Not Your Average Film Festival,” Beyond Hollywood International Film Festival (BHIFF) opens today and runs through April 22 at Regal LA Live Cinemas in downtown Los Angeles. The festival offers three days of networking, panels, and screenings. The event culminates with an awards ceremony on the 22nd. Not to be missed is the West Coast premiere of the compelling documentary, The Last of the Winthrops, by first-time filmmaker Viviane Winthrop. The film screens in Theatre ...

Sixth Edition of DaVinci International Film Festival Announces 2023 Dates and Unveils Official Poster, Themed “Possibility”

  The sixth edition of the DaVinci International Film Festival (DIFF) will take place from October 20-22, 2023 at AMC Theatres at The Grove in Los Angeles, as announced by DaVinci Film Foundation Inc. founder/CEO Chadwick Pelletier.   For its second installment at The Grove, DIFF will feature an opening night VIP reception, live and in-person screenings, a closing night Leo Award celebration, panel programs, and exclusive festival events.   “W...

Festival de Cannes Official Selections on Path to Oscar Gold

The 95th Academy Awards nominations were announced this morning in Los Angeles. The Festival de Cannes is delighted to see the films of the Official Selection, represented in 15 categories and cumulating 20 nominations: Best Picture, Directing, Actor in a leading role, Visual effects, Cinematography, Film editing, Production design, Makeup and hairstyling, International feature, Documentary feature, Original song, Original screenplay, Adapted screenplay, Sound and Co...

Mammoth Film Festival Poised To Reach New Heights in 2023 / Fest to Feature Robust Program of Premieres, Panels and VIP Events

The highly anticipated Mammoth Film Festival™, taking place from March 2 to 6, 2023, has announced the first round of this year’s robust program. The five-day festival will feature over 80 films selected from an overwhelming response of submissions via  FilmFreeway, inclusive of U.S and international world premieres across the feature, documentary, short, music video and episodic categories, with a highlighted action sports category. The festival strives to showcase world...

Cuban American Filmmaker Gabriel Caste Asks “Are Your Awake?” / Short Thriller to World Premiere at SBIFF 2023

Cuban American filmmaker Gabriel Caste’s latest short film Are You Awake? will have its world premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. The psychological thriller will premiere as part of the Fear & The Truths We Avoid Shorts Block scheduled for Friday, February 10th at 10 a.m. and Monday, February 13th at 7:20 p.m., with a filmmakers’ Q&A following each day’s screening.    Gabriel Caste   In ...

Cindy Di Xin Has Found Her Voice

China native Cindy Di Xin is an award-winning filmmaker who has written and directed six short films. She earned master’s degrees in film production with an emphasis in directing from Chapman University in Orange County, California and The School of Visual Arts in New York City. Over the past three years, Cindy has been nominated and awarded at seventeen film festivals, including several Academy Award-qualifying festivals. In her films, she enjoys exploring family and multi-cultu...

Vic Gerami's ‘Motherland’ Documentary Feature Film Wins Pomegranate Film Festival’s Top Two Awards

‘Motherland,’ which HuffPost’s Thom Senzee called ‘Most Anticipated Documentary Film of 2022’ and director Vic Gerami, won the two top prizes at the annual Pomegranate Film Festival (POM). The film won the ‘Audience Choice Award,’ while Gerami won the festival’s ‘Golden Pomegranate Award’ for outstanding contributions to Armenian Cinema.  ‘Motherland’ is a contender for the O...

Colin Francis Costello’s Thriller STORAGE Wins Best U.S. Narrative Short at Silicon Beach Film Festival and Palm Springs Shorts

  Colin Francis Costello   Colin Francis Costello’s latest short film, STORAGE, won both the Best U.S. Narrative Shorts at Silicon Beach Film Festival and Palm Springs Shorts last weekend. The short, which explores accepting and letting go of past loves before moving on, shares the story of Rachel, played by Laura Huckaby, who wakes up in a basement storage room with no idea as to how she got there, who put her there, or who she even is.  Her only clue comes in the f...

Director Peter Meech’s Around Robin to Have Southern Californian Debut at Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival

Film Named Best Mystery Film at 2022 HRIFF Mystery feature Around Robin by award-winning writer/producer/director Peter Meech will have its Southern California premiere at Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival (HRIFF) on September 1, 2022 at 9 p.m. PST. The film was named Best Mystery Film at HRIFF 2022. In the film, a young celebrity receives a letter from a mysterious stalker and develops catalepsy, a condition that paralyzes her whenever she feels threatened. As more letters...

Toronto Independent Film Festival Winner ‘Motherland’ Premieres To Rave Reviews at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood

‘Motherland,’ which HuffPost’s Thom Senzee called ‘Most Anticipated Documentary Film of 2022,’ by Vic Gerami, premiered on Thursday night to a standing ovation. The red-carpet event was held on Thursday, July 7, at the historic Raleigh Studios Hollywood.  Vic Gerami One hundred and forty guests included elected officials, celebrities, and other high-profile public figures. They were there to support the film that brings attention to Azer...

First Look of Art Film ‘EIN SOF’ – A Talent Show From A Parallel Galaxy by Visual Artist Orly Anan, Now on the Festival Circuit

Mexico City-based, Colombian/Israeli visual artist Orly Anan has completed production on EIN SOF, the artist’s first short art film, which will be presented on the film festival circuit and in art installations worldwide beginning late summer.     Anan has unveiled a preview of EIN SOF, described as “a talent show from a parallel galaxy,” with the premiere of the film trailer and poster series.    Official Trailer:  ...

LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES: French Riviera Film Festival 2022 - Final Deadline April 13, 2022 in partnership with ...


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