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Ischia Film Festival

Ischia Film Festival is the heart of the project “Cinema & Territory’’ created by Michelangelo Messina for the no-profit organization Association Art Movie & Music, whose purpose is to spread among a vast audience unedited audio-visual works that highlight the cultural identity of a place through the movie screening and locations.
Every year the festival presents a selection of films from all over the world: all of them emphasize the cultural identity or the landscape's features of a certain territory through the audiovisual narration. A jury of personages of the film industry awards the best films among the ones selected for the official competition. 
During the Festival week, in addition to the competition's film screenings, there is a special section about "denied location" and there also are omages to important figures of the international film industry. The Festival is an important part of a wider project called "Cinema and territory" that aims at protecting cultural and landscape peculiarities of territories in order to promote them through the audiovisual medium. 
The Ischia Film Festival is an international thematic competition dedicated to the film location in the audiovisual
Can partecipate in the Ischia Film Festival competition, documentaries and short films which have given particular importance to culture, traditions, to the environment and history of the locations, or in which the location is functional to the theme in question and its narrative development, can take part. 
-The works can be both unpublished and published, but necessarily presented to the audience after 1st January 2014.
-The short films in competition must have a length of maximum 30 minutes. The works selection is done according to the unquestionable judgment of the Festival Management and the selection Committee. 
-The registration is subject to the payment of € 5,00 as contribution for the festival secretary's office expenses.
-Foreign films must be subtitled in Italian or English by the participants. This can be done also after the selection according to the audience of the screening. 
-In case of selection will be required at least one copy on DVD or Bluray Disk for projection
 
Award
-“Ischia Film” Award to the documentary and short film that have most enhanced the locations. 
-“Ischia Film” Award to the feature film that has most enhanced the locations.
-“Castello Aragonese” award to the best director 
-“Aenaria” award to the best set designer 
-“Epomeo” award to the best photography director
 

 

Ischia Film Festival - Submissions open for 2010

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Ischia Film Festival 2010 is now accepting entries for its eight edition, which will take place from 04 to 10 of July, on the beautiful island of Ischia in the Gulf of Naples.The Festival recognizes the contributions of international filmmakers-producers, directors, cinematographers, designers-of full-length feature films, shorts, and documentaries, specifically for their artistic use of locations, allowing audiences to gain profound insight into the beauty and richness of landscapes, local and ...

Ischia Film Festival - Submissions open for 2010

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Ischia Film Festival 2010 is now accepting entries for its eight edition, which will take place from 04 to 10 of July in the beautiful island of Ischia in the Gulf of Naples.The Festival recognizes the contributions of international filmmakers-producers, directors, cinematographers, designers-of full-length feature films, shorts, and documentaries, specifically for their artistic use of locations, allowing audiences to gain profound insight into the beauty and richness of landscapes, local and i...

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.

Edoardo Winspeare

The director Edoardo Winspeare at the VII edition of Ischia Film Festival (july 2009).

ABEL FERRARA AWARDED BY THE ISCHIA FILM FESTIVAL

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 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...

OSCAR WINNER SIR KEN ADAM: ISCHIA FILM FESTIVAL 2009’S CHAIRMAN

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 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...

FOREIGN AWARD 2009 TO “QUANTUM OF SOLACE”

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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

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[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. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFLBcTT_Hkc 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 Foreign Award

Ischia Foreign Award 2003

Francesco Patierno

Francesco Patierno best director at Ischia Film Festival firsth edition 2003

Rambaldi and Guarnieri

Carlo Rambaldi (Oscar Winner for ET) and Ennyo Guarnieri (Cinematographer) at Ischia Film Festival, the european film location festival and market

Ischia gala award

Gala Award at Ischia Film Festival the European Location Film Festival and Market

Ischia Film Festival Logo

The original Festival's logo

Mario Monicelli

Mario Monicelli, one of the greatest Italian Director recive Plinius Award from Michelangelo Messina Director of Ischia Film Festival

Exclusive Location

Aragonese Castel is the exclusive location for Ischia Film Festival Screenings

Carlo Rambaldi and Ennio Guarnieri

Carlo Rambaldi (Oscar Winner for ET) and Ennio Guarnieri (Cinematographer)  at the first edition of the Ischia Film Festival

Guest Meeting

Guest Meeting at Grand Hotel Punta Molino in Ischia

Sean Kanan

Sean Kanan at Ischia Film Festival

Alan Lee at Ischia Film Festival

The Oscar Winner Alan Lee, conceptual designer of "Lored of Rings" trilogy at Ischia Film Festival Conference about Movie Induced Tourism

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