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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...

The 68th Sydney Film Festival wrapped on Sunday 14 November with Awards

SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARDS ANNOUNCED   The 68th Sydney Film Festival wrapped on Sunday 14 November with the Australian Premiere of Wes Anderson’s comedy-drama The French Dispatch at the State Theatre. Today the Festival announced the Audience Awards, the people’s votes for top five features and documentaries. Top voted narrative feature is Beautiful Minds directed by Bernard Campan and Alexandre Jollien and top documentary is Blind Ambition directed by Robert Coe ...

Evolution Mallorca Filmfestival award winners announced

      Congratulations to all Filmmakers, We have broken all records! Over 4500 guests in Mallorca, over 10,000 views on the streaming platform Filmin.es.  EMIFF 2021 was a great success thanks to all of you!  Let's get started on EMIFF2022!       ...

Punto y Raya Junior 2021 :: Festival Summary

PUNTO y RAYA JUNIOR 2021 FESTIVAL SUMMARY FULL HD / TRT: 5'17" A quick overview of the activities held in Wroclaw. Three days of pure Form, Colour, Motion and Sound. MAKING OF PUNTO y RAYA JUNIOR 2021 FULL HD / TRT: 4'30" Children, families and institutions from 10 countries in 4 continents took part in our 2021 Call for Abstract Films. Take a look at the “Behind the scenes". PyRTV :: PyR Junior 2021 International Showcase On P...

King Richard wins the MIAMI GEMS 2021 Audience Award

Runner-ups include Julia and Flee   Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Miami Film Festival (MFF) announced that King Richard is the winner of the MIAMI GEMS 2021 Audience Award. The film starring and produced by Will Smith and directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, served as the Centerpiece screening for the festival. MFF’s annual fall event took place from November 4-10 at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami.   Festival audience...

The Annual Copenhagen Film Festival 2021 winners

4000 Submissions I 65 Projects in Competition I 26 films screened in this year's competition! The Annual Copenhagen Film Festival wrapped, held every year in Husets Biograf with the aim of showcasing emerging filmmakers from around the world and promote both national and international talent. The two-day festival  is  an  important  platform  for  the  representation  of  indie and short films in ...

Congrats to all of the CineFAM 2021 Winners!

Watch films on-demand until the 30th. Congrats to all of the Festival Winners!     ...

Daniel Pemberton and Carlos Rafael Rivera win top prizes at 21st World Soundtrack Awards

  Daniel Pemberton has won the Film Composer of the Year Award at the 21st World Soundtrack Awards Ceremony in Ghent. Carlos Rafael Rivera received the Television Composer of the Year Award. “Call me Cruella” from Disney’s Cruella was presented with the Best Original Song Award, while Nainita Desai took home the Discovery of the Year Award. Benji Merrison and Dougal Kemp were honoured as well. Eleni Kariandrou received the Lifetime Achievement Award. The 48...

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