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    We, at filmfestivals.com, are extremely proud of our relationships and partnerships with these amazing film events: AFM, Venice Production Bridge, Tallinn Black Nights International Film Festival, Industry@Tallinn,  FestForums Santa Barbara, FestForums New York, Montreal International Animation Film Festival - Animaze, WoFF Glasgow, UNAFF, Bridges Festival, Bahamas Int Film Festival, Houston WorldFest, Fa...

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The Bulletin Board ANNOUNCEMENTS / CALL FOR ENTRIES recommended by filmfestivals.com: BE ON IT!       New York Festivals TV & Film Awards  New York Festivals TV & Film Awards honors content in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. Embracing all aspects of the Television and Film industries, categories mirror today's global trends and encourage the next gen...

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    AFM 2022 runs November 1-6, 2022 Filmfestivals.com will be covering AFM 2022  (43 rd edition) in person with dailies and newsletters.  Take center stage....   We would like to contribute to your success in AFM YES WE CAN... Promote yo...

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Poster signed by Arnold for Bruno Chatelin as a thank you token of fantastic Box Office records in France   I have been working with film festivals and helping filmmakers for the past 20 years in various capacities. There was only one big lesson I learnt in festivals: Cannes can work miracles for you, if you do the right thing with the right people : dare, work hard and be creative in each of your actions. HERE IS THE DETAILED STORY OF A 40M $ HANDSHAKE TO ME FOLLOWING OUR SUCCESS...

VIDEO Interview with Guillaume Esmiol Marché du Film Co Executive Director

...Guillaume Esmiol in conversation with Bruno Chatelin, about Guillaume's background in tech, media and innovation (with the TF1 Group), developping the new features in the current Marché du Film 2022 and the plans for the future edition which he will be running solo (with his team). He currently serves as co executive director of the Marché du Film and will take over from Jérôme Paillard who was having his last year in office. Bruno Chatelin was able to sit do...

Interview with Marché du Film Executive Director Jérôme Paillard

Jérôme Paillard in conversation with Bruno Chatelin 2022 Zoom interview with Jérôme Paillard Head of the Cannes Market discussing the 2022 edition of the Marché du Film, his last edition as head of the Market. (Guillaume Esmiol will be taking over from Paillard for next year's edition.) An informal discussion with Bruno Chatelin about Jérôme's career, his dear memories and some of the key decisions he took in the developpment of what bec...

Video Interview with Pascal Diot, head of Venice Production Bridge

Filmfestivals.com partner of Venice Production Bridge sat down with the Pascal Diot who shared with our audience a few practical facts and figures on the Market which he has created 6 years ago. ...

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Each week, our newsletter delivers the hottest news from the festival circuit with news about festivals calling for film, revealing line-up, awards, premieres, ambiance...Our newsletter is edited by filmfestivals.com. The newsletter jointly has over 197 000+ opt-in members (as of march 2 2019, and growing). Join our commnity and subscrive for free. Should you need to place and ad, promote a film or a festival to our audience and advertise inside the Newsletter, please send a mail t...

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Do not heistate to contact me with questions, I will be happy to brainstorm with you. We are the leading network for film and festivals, established in 1995, with 380 000 unique visitors every month, a subscribers base of 161 000 registered users. Furthermore my experience in marketing film (200 film launched wordwide) can be of some assistance. Check the online store for Pro Services for the Film Festival Community. Promote your Festival (Bulletin Board), your Film (Showcase)...

Trailer for Pseudonym, for festival consideration

Synopsis:  Alex is a divorced father, a stressed executive. His daily routine is work, work, work. Tonight he's in a hurry, he's due to meet a beautiful young stranger... who contacted him via the internet. But this blind date will flip him into a downward spiral and disrupt forever the course of his life.  Thriller, 75 min., Scope, Dolby 5.1  Directed by Thierry Sebban  Starring: Simon Abkarian, Igor Skreblin, Perrine Tourneux...

The 56th WorldFest Call for Entries for 2023...

This could be your film at the 56th WorldFest-Houston! The 56th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival is now officially open for entries! WorldFest offers competition for Shorts, Documentaries, Feature Films, Music Videos, Experimental & Student Films on the Silver Screens of the wonderful Memorial City Cinemark Theatres, with over 1,000 international filmmakers attending the  International Film Festival! EarlyBird Deadline is Nov 1...

Interview with Acclaimed "Catch Me If You Can" (2002) Producer Michel Shane @ Producers Without Borders Panel, AFM 2022

Michel Shane has spent the last three decades of his distinguished career as a venerable entrepreneur, with the intuition and foresight to perceptively spot trends before they go mainstream in the film and consumer spheres. At the helm of Shane Gang Pictures, which has developed, created, and executive produced major blockbuster motion pictures, including “Catch Me If You Can” (2002) and “I, Robot” (2004), he has driven the process from thought generation to i...

Interview with Actor Producer Director Tom Malloy For Directorial Debut Film "Ask Me To Dance" (2022) @ AFM

  Actor, Producer, Director Tom Malloy is a critically acclaimed actor, initially known for his indie-cult favorite Gravesend (1998), produced by Oliver Stone. Malloy became a trendsetter as one of the first successful triple-hyphenate Actor/Writer/Producers. Later, Malloy starred in the thriller Trauma Therapy (2019). Prior to that, Malloy starred in the found footage horror/thriller #Screamers (2016). Additional feature credits include: Fair Haven ...

Interview with Mexican Writer Director Producer Alex Kahuam for his one take feature film "FAILURE!" (2022) @ AFM

     Alex Kahuam is an award winning director/writer/producer who has been nominated at the top genre film festivals in the world such as: SITGES, LONDON FRIGHTFEST, BIFFF-Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival and many more. He is the first Mexican director in the history of cinema to have accomplished making a feature film in one long take with no cuts in the US. His style has caught the attention of many film festivals, critics and audiences around the world for the us...

Local curators and cinematic heritage at IFFR 2023

International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) has announced the latest titles for its 52nd edition. The Cinema Regained programme creates a sphere of collective remembrance for cinematic heritage, offering restored classics, documentaries on film culture, archival discoveries and more. The first titles in the programme are announced for 2023, including the world premiere of a documentary from Mika Taanila and Sami van Ingen, the grandson of Robert Flahtery. IFFR’s Rotterdam-dedicated prog...

"Ocean's Eleven" – The Best Casino Film You Need to Watch

If you’re looking for a great casino film to watch, then you need to check out “Ocean’s Eleven”. The plot revolves around a group of criminals who team up to rob three casinos in Las Vegas. This classic heist movie features an all-star cast, including George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, and Julia Roberts.  While the film is filled with plenty of action and suspense similar to what you might experience at a casino live, it also has its fair share of ...

RIFF Awards announced

RIFF AWARDS 2022 17 /25 November 2022 RIFF - Rome Independent Film Festival in its 21st edition announces award winners Best Italian Film is “Un mondo fantastico” by Michele Rovini Best International Film “Alice” by Krystin Ver Linden Best Italian Documentary “Il paese delle persone integre” by Christian Carmosino Mereu Best International Documentary “Moruroa Papa” by Paul Manate Raoux Best Italian Short Film is “Super Jesus” by ...

Driving Mum reviewed at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Driving Mum by  Hilmar Oddsson with Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Kristbjörg Kjeld, Tómas Lemarquis, Hera Hilmar... Iceland 2022 1h 52minutes THE FILM RECEIVED THE BEST FILM AWARD IN TALLINN Reviewed by Lopa Kaul: With a Masters in Literature, she has been writing and watching films since an early age and attending film festivals. Now she dabbles in music journalism while dreaming about writing her novel.   World premiere at Tallinn Black ...

The Punishment reviewed at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

The Punishment by Matías Bize Chile, Argentina, 2022 80 minutes THE FILM RECEIVED THE BEST ACTRESS AWARD IN TALLINN Reviewed by Lopa Kaul: With a Masters in Literature, she has been writing and watching films since an early age and attending film festivals. Now she dabbles in music journalism while dreaming about writing her novel.     International premiere at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, official competition Chile, a deep dark forest, riddled with pumas ...

Country Music Artist Jarvis Redd – A Star is Born!

Country artist and songwriter Jarvis Redd is taking the music industry by storm and bringing a new sound to country music. The rising artist gained 800,000 TikTok followers in just one week and has received positive feedback from top artists, including the legendary Tim McGraw, Clay Walker, Chris Young, Dustin Lynch, Brett Young, and Brandy Norwood, to name a few. Redd has also gained the attention of top music executive Tony Mercedes who discovered Redd on Faceb...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! N°1000 and 36

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 Weekly newsletter N°1035 // 1034 Documenting the festivals experience since 1995, reaching over 166 000 subscribers:   FOLLOW US :           With other 11 000 festivals worldwide which we cover: no wonder we have reached the '1000' mark for our newsletters count. We proudly share our knowledge of the c...

3rd Annecy Festival Residency – The 2023 Winners

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From 3rd April to 30th June 2023, the Annecy Festival Residency will be hosting new artists who will be working on the graphic development of their animation feature films. ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­      ...

EFA reveals its Excellence Awards 2022!

Congratulation to the winners of the Excellence Awards 2022!   The eight winners of the Excellence Awards have been unveiled by the European Film Academy today. The winners in the categories honouring the different arts and crafts will receive their awards at the European Film Awards ceremony on 10 December in Reykjavík:   European Cinematography Kate McCullough for THE QUIET GIRL   European Editing Özcan Vardar & Eytan İpeker for BURNING...

44th Cairo Int'l Film Festival 2022 Winners

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION The Golden Pyramid Award for Best Film Alam by Firas Khoury   The Silver Pyramid, Special Jury Award, for Best Director Love according do Dalva by Emmanuelle Nicot       The Bronze Pyramid Award for Best First/Second Work Bread and Salt by Damian Kocur       Naguib Mahfouz Award for Best Screenplay A man by Kei Ishikawa (kosuki mukai)     Best Actor Award (split for two actors) The dam by Ali Ch...

Ermanno Olmi Award - The Finalist

La cotta (The Crush, Italy, 1967 Over 70 entries - ranging from fiction, documentaries and animation - from Mauritania, Belgium, Spain, Greece, Croatia and Germany, along with several other European countries and a substantial Italian representative, were selected to compete in the third edition of the Ermanno Olmi Award, an event aiming to promote short films by young directors. Flores del precipicio by Andrea Gatopoulos (Spain, Italy, Brazil, 2022), Garfield Coquillage by Paul Marques...
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