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ALAIN ZIRAH, BEST ARTIST 2020

              ALAIN ZIRAH, BEST ARTIST 2020,  RECEIVES 2 AWARDS   As a very creative fashion photographer, he has worked in the 80’s with the press agency Imapress which has published his photos in 25 countries, Sud Images Studio in Marseilles and CEO of Maisons-Laffitte Photo-Club, from 1994 to 1997, and CEO of AZ Pictures, actually. Iconoclastic and provocative, with his very saturated and ...

Steve McQueen's Mangrove to open LFF 2020

           The 64th BFI London Film Festival s is thrilled to announce that this year’s Opening Film will be Mangrove, directed by the multi-award-winning visual artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen, starring Letitia Wright, Shaun Parkes and Malachi Kirby.   Marking 50 years since the events depicted in the film, Mangrove tells the true story of the Mangrove 9, the group of Black activists who clashed with London police during a protest march in 1970 and...

"terroir" to have UK premiere in London with Portobello Film Festival!

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"terroir" has been accepted to the Portobello Film Festival in London for September 8th, 2020. This will be the film's UK premiere. "terroir" is a musical documentary about the mother-child relationship and how it can sometimes influence our perceptions of very capable female leaders in all sectors of society. Helmed/written and produced by Dawn Westlake under her Ron de Cana Prods, Inc. shingle, the film was shot by Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona in Wheaton &...

ASH MORRIS : A BRITISH FILMMAKER TO WATCH

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2010 -  The world was introduced to the Crawleys and their personnel. “Downton Abbey” took viewers by storm. I’m bed-ridden. I’m fighting a letter that more often than not, carries a death sentence.  Years pass by, I travel extensively in-between treatement sessions, I co-produce a documentary, and I write a lot. I’m young but I feel a higher sense of urgency. I eventually conquered, the beast is down.  2017 -  R...

"Pooling" to play London with Portobello Film Festival!

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"Pooling" will play with 2019 Oscar-winner "Skin" at the Portobello Film Festival in London, UK on September 2nd from 6-10:30p, at Muse, 269 Portobello Road. Written and helmed by Dawn Westlake of Ron de Cana Prods, Inc., "Pooling" features the breakdancing/choreography of Marc Carrizo Vilarroig of Brodas Bros, the animation of Dismas & GrissyG Lizarraga of GrisDismation and the cinematography/editing/vfx of Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona. An original...

Variety TV Summit Europe Coming to London on June 13

filmfestivals.com will be covering Variety's TV summit Europe which will be happening as part of London Tech Week. The conference is co-organised by Variety and global events company Informa’s KNect365 division. The one-day summit will focus on the intersection of content and tech within the multiplatform TV industry, and feature speakers across legacy and new networks, digital platforms, and services and technology partners. “We are pleased to partner with KNect365 to expan...

FROM ON HIGH accepted to 50th festival!

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FROM ON HIGH has just been accepted to its 50th festival! It will play the Portobello Film Festival at The Muse, 269 Portobello Road in London, UK on December 8th at 6pm. Admission is free. Written and helmed by Dawn Westlake and produced by her Ron de Cana shingle, FROM ON HIGH tells the story of a Syrian refugee girl who finds a better life in Europe. The film has won 11 awards, in the USA, the UK, Spain, Brazil, and 7 awards in Italy, including Best Cinematography for Pol Carrizo Vilarroig o...

Film Festival Open For Entries for 2019

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London< Nice, Madrid, Milan. For 15 years we have been a platform for independent filmmakers join us in 2019 to be part of one of the worlds best independent film festivals, a stepping stone to find marketss and be part of our film community www.filmfestinternational.com/submit ...

Review: I AM HERE - Fugitives escape to paradise but desire stays just out of reach

by Tom Llewellin A woman who has just murdered her husband walks into a parking garage, where she gives a strange man a couple of cigarettes. Now she’s on the ferry to a secluded Southeast Asian island, bundles of cash strapped to her body. The man straps the bills off, and they cast uneasy glances at each other. They sit on a white beach as waves lap the secluded shoreline, trying to to negotiate and renegotiate some level of intimacy. But it’s plain to see they are shaken by ...

Submissions Open for LIFF 2019

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LIFF 2019 Submission Guidelines (for screenplay submission information, see here) The London Independent Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing new emerging film talent. NOTE: all film submissions are preferred via Withoutabox or Film Freeway OR The alternative is to pay via PayPal and complete the submission form. Submission info: Preview format must be digital online screener.  Submit either through a festival submission platform’s in...

News for LIFF 2019

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Here at the London Independent Film Festival we are gearing up for LIFF 2019. We have just confirmed two exciting new sponsors: RODE and Kodak. Events next year will include workshops, panels and materclasses, and we also have some exciting industry guests lined up! Stay tuned for more information in the coming months, and remember to submit your films! ...

About LIFF 2019

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We at LIFF are preparing for another fantastic festival of independent filmmaking from April 13th-22nd, 2018 at Kino Bermondsey. The London Independent Film Festival is the premier event for first and second-time film-makers, micro-budget and no-budget films in the UK. LIFF offers a fantastic opportunity for indie filmmakers to showcase their achievements, with spaces reserved for first and second time filmmakers and for films that have been overlooked by other events. LIFF presents the b...

Submissions open at SCI-FI-LONDON.

SUBMIT October 31, 2017 Earlybird Deadline I December 31, 2017 Regular Deadline I February 1, 2018 Late Deadline I February 14, 2018 Extended Deadline I March 10, 2018 Notification Date I May 3 – 10, 2018 Event Date SCI-FI-LONDON is the UK's only dedicated science fiction film festival and is recognised internationally as a great place to premiere. We seek out thought-provoking, challenging and exciting genre films, be they short form, features or relevant documentary. Usi...

BFI London Film Festival 2017: Awards

LOVELESS (Best Film), THE WOUND (Best First Feature), KINGDOM OF US (Best Documentary) and THE RABBIT HUNT (Best Short Film) receive the Star of London The 61st BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® announced this year’s Festival Award-winners at its high profile Awards dinner, at Banqueting House, Whitehall, this evening. Hosted by James Nesbitt and with an address from BFI Chair Josh Berger, guests includedAndrea Arnold, Hayley Atwel...

London Film Fest comes with exciting Screen Talks

The 61st BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is delighted to announce additional Screen Talks with BAFTA-winning and Academy-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal, four-time Academy Award-nominated actor Annette Bening and critically acclaimed director Lucrecia Martel alongside previously announced guest, director Takashi Miike.  The Festival’s acclaimed Screen Talks series welcomes some of the most exciting international actors and directors in contemporar...

Lean On Pete by Andrew Haigh: Press Conference

by Martin I. Petrov  One of the highlights of the competition at the 74th Venice Film Festival is definitely British director Andrew Haigh's new film 'Lean on Pete', starring young US talent Charlie Plummer alongside Chloe Savigny. The film tells the story of a 16 year old Charlie, who grows up with a single dad and yet in a relatively healthy family environment. One day he meets a local race horse owner, who happens to need an apprentice and Charlie soon becomes fascinated w...

Scrappy to play London in Portobello Fim Festival!

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"Scrappy" has been selected to play the Portobello Film Festival in London on September 8th in the 6-11p block in the Muse Gallery, 269 Portobello Road. Admission is FREE! "Scrappy" is based on the Studs Terkel Humanities Award-winning poem by Donald G. Westlake. His daughter Dawn Westlake adapted the poem to the screen and directed/produced under her Ron de Cana Productions, Inc. banner. Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona filmed on location in Pine Mountain and Los A...

The Four Seasons Film Festival

Holmlands is proud to launch the Four Seasons Film Festival in partnership with Green Owl Films; in a celebration of independent film, music, art and photography.

 

February 2018 will see our first ever film festival held at the historic Cadogan Hall in Central London, in a weekend that aims to showcase the full spectrum of human emotion in a series of groundbreaking and inspiring feature films that exemplify the moods of the annual seasons. 

 

Spring: films about new beginnings, hope, freedom

Summer: films about joy, celebration, empowerment

Autumn: films about change, transition, difference

Winter: films about real life, truth, factual 

 

Submission Deadline 31st August (Late Deadline 30th September)

The submission deadline is looming so act now and get a discounted submission fee.

Submit you films here through film freeway - https://t.co/56GYSJCqX4

 

Selected spring and summer submissions will be screened on Saturday 3rd February 2018, with selected autumn and winter submissions screened on Sunday 4th February 2018. 

 

Feature films will be complimented by the presentation of a selection of short films, with live music performances, art and photographic exhibitions held in the atrium over the whole weekend. 

 

Our aim is to provide a platform for film makers and artists to showcase their work in a unique and engaging festival that offers guests a first class cultural experience to all who attend.

 

Submissions for film makers, performers, artists and photographers are now open. Tickets will go on sale to the public from Monday 6th November.

 

https://www.fourseasonsfilmfestival.com

Russian Film Week 2016: Summary of a successful debut

          The first Russian Film Week festival was held in the United Kingdom between 30th November and 4th December 2016 in 9 different venues across London and Cambridge. The festival became the most prominent Russian film event to be held outside of Russia and the most successful cross-cultural national film festival in Great Britain. It was attended by more than 50 top directors, actors and producers from Russia, UK and Europe and an audience in excess of 4500 peopl...

Clubbable App hits Cannes with a beach launch party

  The Clubbable app is finally coming to the most exclusive and prestigious film festival, following its success in London, where partygoers use the app to access all VIP lounges and exclusive events in the UK capital.  Designed in Sweden, the app is developed to connect party venues with customers who want to get access  promos, VIP experiences and attend exclusive events.  To launch their presence in Cannes, Clubbable is throwing the ultimate beach party on the 19th of...

Siraj Syed covers CommunicAsia 2017, Singapore: Pre-event, 03: Rohit Talwar and FastFuture

Siraj Syed covers CommunicAsia 2017, Singapore: Pre-event, 03: Rohit Talwar and FastFuture Rohit Talwar, Owner and CEO, Fast Future Research, since 1999, will be delivering this year’s CommunicAsia2017 Summit Visionary Address titled “Artificial Intelligence vs. Genuine Stupidity – Navigating Exponential Technologies to Create a Very Human Future”. The event will he held this year from the 23rd to the 25th of May, and will host key speakers and exhibitors featuring the...

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Gold Movie Awards Goddess Nike

Our Mission

 

An important Film Festival that is looking for the best independent movies!!

Win our trophy and come to our event in London!!

Unlike some other festivals of this kind, we take the award giving very seriously and only do so after a very careful evaluation; also, we provide a clear motivation for our choice.

We strongly believe that every movie is the result of hard work and, as such, they deserve our jury’s full attention during the evaluation and the best works deserve our acknowledgement and appreciation.

 

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