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Brian and Charles wins Audience Favourite Award at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival: London

    Sundance Institute and Picturehouse announced tonight that the 2022 Sundance Film Festival: London's Audience Favourite award is presented to Brian and Charles directed by Jim Archer. The film is written by David Earl and Chris Hayward, produced by Rupert Majendie and the executive producers are Damian Jones, Lauren Dark and Mary Burke.     Meet Brian -- a lonely, luckless inventor who takes on his most ambitious project yet. Enter ...

Films covering vulnerability big winners at Go Short Awards Winning films reflect on current issues in western society

Last night, the Go Short Awards were handed out during the live award show of the fourteenth edition of Go Short – International Short Film Festival. With these awards, Go Short offers filmmakers an important platform to go to the Oscars, Bafta and European Film Awards. The jury handed out the awards personally in LUX, Nijmegen (Netherlands) to the lucky filmmakers.  Kent Chan won the Dutch Competition with his film Heat Waves and the French Audrey and Maxime Jean-Baptiste won the ...

Sun Valley Film Festival Announces Award Winners

  ●       We Feed People is Audience Award Winner ●       Linoleum and Mama Bears win Best Narrative & Documentary Feature Film  ●       Karmalink and Sirens score One in A Million Awards    The 2022 Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF), announced this year’s juried film award winners during the annual Awards Bash, presented ...

VdR–Industry 2022, it's a wrap!

  The VdR–Industry Awards 2022 were announced Wednesday evening. With more than 2100 accredited people from over 80 countries, the Festival has significantly broken the Industry attendance record of last year's hybrid edition (+27%). The Festival Awards will be presented on Saturday, April 16.  We are absolutely overwhelmed by the historic success of this edition. And considering that in 2019, the last Industry edition before the global pandemic, we counted just over...

34th Filmfest Dresden Roundup: “Back to Cinema” Festival Winner

Between 5 and 10 April Filmfest Dresden attracted festival visitors numbering 12,900 to the 199 festival screenings and events held in 13 Dresden venues. 34 Filmfest Dresden Award Winners and Award Sponsors / Photo: Fabian Catoni ...

MAX3MIN 2022 Awards

MAX3MIN JURY AWARD 2022 TOP TEN 1. Automedic by David Kamau Waronja, Kenya, 2020, 3’ (1st prize, 3000€) 2. Palastik by Asghar Besharati, Islamic Republic of Iran, 2020, 3’ 3. Kellys by Javier Fesser, Spain, 2021, 2’ 4. S[QUARE)D by Helena Gudkova, Ukraine, 2021, 3’ 5. A Body (Un Corpo) by Milena Tipaldo, Italy, 2021, 2’10” 6. Useless Machines by Kialy Tihngang, United Kingdom...

SF Honors Award for achievement in filmmaking to Director Joe Wright’s Cyrano

SFFILM PRESENTS ‘SF HONORS AWARD’ FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN FILMMAKING  TO JOE WRIGHT’S CYRANO, WRITTEN BY ERICA SCHMIDT, STARRING PETER DINKLAGE, HALEY BENNETT, AND KELVIN HARRISON JR.       Image courtesy of Cyrano     Friday, December 17, SFFILM presented its SF Honors Award for achievement...

SFFILM Sloan Science in Cinema Prize to DON'T LOOK UP

SFFILM has announced that Don’t Look Up, Adam McKay’s star-studded parody about the end of the world starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill, and many more, is the 2021 recipient of the SFFILM Sloan Science in Cinema Prize, an award that celebrates the compelling depiction of scientific themes or characters in a narrative feature film. Presented through a partnership between SFFILM and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, this annual award carries a $20,0...

Kabir Cultural Centre announces winners of the South Asian Film Festival of Montréal, 11th Edition

  Successful  hybrid format in cinemas and online Festival winning films: Baaram, The Ice Cream Sellers, Washing Machine   Kabir Cultural Centre is pleased to announce the jury award-winners of the 11th edition of its annual South Asian Film Festival of Montréal (SAFFMontréal). This hybrid format, online and in cinemas, offered eclectic, engaging films from November 19-28. All films were subtitled in both English and French.   The festival, sup...

Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog tops the nominees for the 42nd London Critics’ Circle Film Awards

  Female directors lead the way with Maggie Gyllenhaal’s The Lost Daughter and Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir Part II close behind in the nomination count   The UK’s leading film critics have unveiled the nominations for the 42nd annual London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, with three films from female filmmakers coming out on top. Leading the field is veteran director Jane Campion’s psychological western The Power of the Dog, which scored nine...

Back with a Bang: Winners announced for makers & shakers Awards 2021 ‌ ‌

The winners have been revealed for this year’s makers & shakers Awards. The ceremony took place at BAFTA Piccadilly on Wednesday 8th December 2021 and was kindly supported by Neom, Cinema Tech, Maui County Film Office and Ouarzazate Film Commission from Morocco.  ‌ Launched by The Location Guide, makers magazine and FOCUS, the Awards revealed the winners of its six categories after rigorous judging by leading industry figures. Hosted by the hi...

DPA Film Contest Winners Weigh-in on Brand Experience

In an effort to support first-time and indie filmmakers through the height of the pandemic, DPA Microphones partnered with Rycote on a “Pay-it-Forward” giveaway in late 2020 from which three lucky winners acquired a full cinema mics kit from the brands. The contest’s prizes included DPA’s 4097 Micro Shotgun, 4017 Shotgun and 6060 CORE Subminiature microphones―along with virtual mentoring sessions, an array of Rycote accessories and other equipment loaners. The recipie...

Awards of the 43rd Cairo International Film Festival

  AWARDS OF THE 43rd CAIRO FILMFESTIVAL International Competition Awards   Henry Barakat Award   For Best Artistic Contribution   JOSÉ ÁNGEL ALAYÓN For the cinematography of   They Carry Death   Helena Girón – Samuel M. Delgado (Spain - Colombia)  -------------------------------------------------------   Best Actress Award   SWAMY ROTOLO   For her performance in   A Chiara   J...

Coppola to present Film Direction Award to Jane Campion at SFFILM Awards Night

Coppola to present Jane Campion; Jon Bernthal to present Reinaldo Marcus Green; Alice Wu to present Maggie Gyllenhaal; and Chris Columbus to present Oscar Isaac Photo: (L-R) Director: Francis Ford Coppola, Actor: Jon Bernthal, Director: Alice Wu, Director: Chris Columbus FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, JON BERNTHAL, ALICE WU, AND CHRIS COLUMBUS WILL PRESENT HONORS AT THE 2021 SFFILM AWARDS   Francis Ford Coppola will present Jane Campion with The Irving M. Levin Award for Film Direction; Jon ...

And the Winner Is... BJFF 2021 Festival Awards

Boston Jewish Film Festival - November 7-21 – bostonjfilm.org Congratulations to our 2021 Boston Jewish Film Festival Winners! BJFF 33 had a great audience and great films – but only one film can be the Audience Award winner!  And The Winner Is... Neighbors, Directed by Mano Khalil!   ...

The winners of the 2021 Festival L'Europe autour de l'Europe

And so the 16th edition of the Festival came to its end. It was a true celebration of cinema, full of meetings and exchanges. More than 60 filmmakers came to Paris to present their films. We want to thank our amazing audience, our sponsors and partners, the cinemas and all those who have made possible this adventure.  Here are the winners of the 2021 Festival edition: PRIX SAUVAGE for the best recent European fiction film unreleased in France Tomas Vengris...

Winners of the 2021 Tiburon Golden Reel Awards

***   Best Film: American Desert [USA] Best Director: Adrian Bartol, for American Desert [USA] Best Actor: Will Brandt, for American Desert [USA] Best Actress: Sonka Vogt, for Two Is a Magic Number [Germany] Best Documentary: My Childhood, My Country, by: Phil Grabsky & Shoaib Sharifi [UK] Best Screenplay: Patrik Hartl, for Bet On Friendship [Czech Republic] Best Cin...

Santa Fe Film Institute Announces 5 Grant Awardees

5 Filmmakers to earn funding in 2021   Five filmmakers will be awarded for Santa Fe Film Institute’s (SFFI) first Regional Grant cycle. Grant recipients include Deja Bernhardt, Sharon Arteaga, Siena Sofia Bergt, Petyr Xyst, and Lois Lipman.    The SFFI team created this grant in 2021 as a professional opportunity to encourage and support filmmakers in New Mexico and the surrounding region. SFFI received applications from filmmakers throughout New Mexico, as well as the...

European Film Awards Reformat as Distanced Live Event

Attendance Limited to Nominees and Winners The 34th European Film Awards will take place as a live ceremony, broadcast and streamed from Berlin, on Saturday, 11 December 2021. It will not include the usual audience of academy members, partners and guests from the film industry, and will not be attended by the international media. Participation will be limited to nominees and award recipients.  The decision acknowledges the deteriorating situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic in an in...

Winners at the 43rd edition of the Efebo d'Oro

The 43rd edition of the Efebo d'Oro ended yesterday, which this year awarded the Efebo d'Oro for Lifetime Achievement - Banca Popolare Sant'Angelo Costa-Gavras, Greek naturalized French director, internationally renowned filmmaker whose filmography it is synonymous with civic commitment and intellectual honesty. L'Efebo d'oro New languages ​​- City of Palermo was awarded to Constanze Ruhm, Austrian filmmaker, director, artist, author and curator, whose works i...

Winning shorts from the 20th MIAMIsFF

Here are the winning shorts from the 20th MIAMIsFF! If you weren't able to make the festival but want to watch all of this year's official selections, including the winners, then check out the 2021 Virtual Festival! Streaming now through 11/30 - you can get an All-Access Virtual Pass for just $29.99 and enjoy this year's best shorts from the comfort of your home! Individual programs also available to stream. GET A VIRTUAL ALL-ACCESS PASS   &...

Arlington Film Festival Winners

       A WRAP-UP of AIFF 2021           The Power...

The 2021 Sydney FF Audience Award for Best Feature goes to the captivating French comedy Beautiful Minds

THE AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS ARE...   The Audience Awards are SFF's people's choice awards, and the winners reflect the most popular films at the Festival as voted by you!  The 2021 Audience Award for Best Feature goes to the captivating French comedy Beautiful Minds. AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE 1st Beautiful Min...

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