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Ischia Film Festival - Submissions open for 2014

From the 28th June to the 5th July 2014 will take place the twelfth edition of Ischia Film Festival, the International cinema competition dedicated to all the works that have promoted the value of the territory by choosing the locations. This year to take part in the competition 2014 all the partecipants have to fill out the entry form which is  available online on the festival official website. All kind of works can take part in the competition, exspecially those which have gi...

Ischia Film Festival - about the 11th edition /June 2013

  Bille August, Luli Bitri and Michelangelo Messino, the director of Ischia Film Festival Michelangelo Messina, Director of Ischia Film Festival and Abbas Kiarostami Benoit Jacquot Sean Kanan and Michelle Kanan   ...

Ischia Film & Music Global Fest Presentation in Cannes

    2012 ISCHIA GLOBAL FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL TO LAUNCH JULY 8th WITH THE EUROPEAN PREMIERE OF ROB REINER'S THE MAGIC OF BELLE ISLE'Reiner To Receive Ischia Lifetime Achievement AwardFest Lineup Includes The Italian Premiere of ‘Snow White and the Huntsman'And a 15-Minute World Premiere of  ‘Lovelace' Footage10th Edition of The Fest To Run From July 8th through the 15thCANNES, May 19, 2012 - The Ischia International Arts Academy along with American Express, BNL-Group, BNP ...

Paolo e Vittorio Taviani to receive 2012 Ischia Legend Award

Italian filmmakers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani have been named the first recipients of the “2012 Ischia Legend Award” which will be presented during the 10th Annual Ischia Global Film & Music Fest to be held from July 8th to 15th on isle which is located off the coast of Naples,. The announcement was made today by recently appointed Festival chairpersons Paula Wagner and Rick Nicita and Festival founder and producer Pascal Vicedomini. The festival is presented under the auspices ...

Ischia Film Festival awards Clooney

ISCHIA FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GEORGE CLOONEY FOR "THE AMERICAN" Ischia Film Festival, the only international competition dedicated to film location, gives the Foreign Award 2010 to "The American", directed by Anton Corbijn and starring George Clooney. shot in Abruzzo and based on the novel " A very private Gentleman" by Martin Booth, tells the story of an artful assassin with a lengthy record. When an assignment goes wrong , in Sweden, and a lover ends ...

Ischia Film Festival: Foreign Award to The American starring George Clooney

  ISCHIA FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GEORGE CLOONEY FOR THE AMERICAN Ischia Film Festival, the only international competition dedicated to film location, gives the Foreign Award 2010 to "The American", directed by Anton Corbijn and starring George Clooney. shot  in Abruzzo and based on the novel " A very private Gentleman" by Martin Booth, tells the story of an artful assassin with a lengthy record. When an assignment goes wr...

Ischia Film Festival 8th edition - July the 4th - 10 th 2010

From 4-10 July 2010, the 8th edition of the Ischia Film Festival will take place in the natural beauty of the Aragona Castle. This international film competition pays artistic tribute to audiovisual productions, directors of photography and set designers who have enhanced the value of Italian and international locations, and highlighted the landscapes and cultural identity in their work. About one hundred films (feature films, short films and documentaries) from the whole world will be showcase...

The Ischia Legend Award 2010 has been awarded to Jeremy Irons.

  The British actor (Oscar winner in 1990 for  "Reversal of Fortune" by Barbet Schroeder)  will receive the prestigious special award on Tuesday July 13th at Sant'Angelo of Ischia during the 8° Global Film & Music Festival. With this award the accomplished British actor joins in the Festival record beside prominent colleagues such as Sir Ben Kinglsey, Dennis Hopper, Vanessa Redgrave, Hilary Swank, Murray Abraham, Giancarlo Giannini and Stefania Sandrelli. Jeremy Irons, whos...

Mario Monicelli and Paolo Villaggio at Ischia Film Festival

The italian director Mario Monicelli and the actor Paolo Villaggio at the VII edition of Ischia Film Festival (july 2009).

Abel Ferrara at Ischia Film Festival

The American director Abel Ferrara, special guest of the VII edition of Ischia Film Festival (july 2009).

Lorenzo Balducci

The italian actor Lorenzo Balducci meets the audiece of Ischia Film Festival.

Nico Cirasola at Ischia Film Festival

The italian director Nico Cirasola speaking with Michelangelo Messina, Ischia Film Festival art director.

Nico Cirasola at Ischia Film Festival

The italian director Nico Cirasola speaking with Michelangelo Messina, Ischiafilmfestival art director.

'Twilight' cast sends crowd into frenzy

Comic-Con: Chris Weitz steals show at Comic-Con presentation -- The crowd screamed their lungs out with every mention of a cast member's name.

Ischia Global ambiance

                                            Caffe Kimbo, cold, sweet and absolutely fantastic   ...


 Abel Ferrara wins the “Ciak di Corallo” for his career achievements at the Ischia Film Festival seventh edition (July 5-11), the only international contest dedicated to the filming locations.The American director, born July 19 1951 in the Bronx, will receive the cinema’s world tribute thanks to his work, that has always been visionary, original and restless in a unique way in the international movie scene.The Ischia Film Festival will present a short preview of Ferrara’s docufiction ex...


 The production designer Sir Ken Adam (Oscar awarded for “Barry Lyndon” and “The Madness of King George”) will be the organization Committee’s chairman of the Ischia Film Festival seventh edition, the only international competition dedicated to the filming locations, which will take place in theisland of Ischia from July 5th to 11th. Sir Ken Adam, who was declared an Honorary citizen of Ischia, became a production design master internationally renowned thanks to his visionary setting...


The Ischia Film Festival and the APE award MarcForster’s film[Ischia,July 19th 2009] The Ischia Film Festival awards “007 Quantum of Solace”,directed by Marc Forster and the 22nd chapter of the film saga dedicatedto James Bond’s adventures .TheForeign Award 2009 is assigned every year to the international movieproductions that selected Italy as the location for their shooting . Since thisyear it will be assigned with the APE – Executive Producers Association – thatembraced its philos...

Isabelle Huppert opens the Ischia Film Festival

[Ischia, June 16th 2009] “Villa Amalia”, directed by Benoit Jacquot andstarring Isabelle Huppert , will be the opening film of the Ischia Film Festival7th edition, an international film competition dedicated to thelocation. The French film will be introduced as a national premiere the 5thof July in the evening, during the Festival opening gala, in the wonderful scenery of the Aragonese Castle, in Ischia Ponte.Based on the homonymous novel...

Ischia Global Film & Music Fest 2009 delivers another stellar line up

(Within the project Italy Worldwide, the most popular SummerFilm & Music Event in the World) July 12th - 19th: These are the dates of the Summer rendez vous for the Italian film & music community, populated by the leaders of the entertainment and communications businesses, and the most celebrated luminaries on the global stage. Since 2003, this has been a popular event with Movie and TV personalities. The event is sponsored in part by the Italian Ministry of Culture and by the Campa...


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