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Key West Film Festival Announces Golden Key Awards For Sean Baker, Kodi Smit-McPhee And Clint Bentley

  KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES GOLDEN KEY AWARDS FOR SEAN BAKER,  KODI SMIT-MCPHEE AND CLINT BENTLEY AWARDS CONTENDERS “RED ROCKET,” “THE POWER OF THE DOG,” AND “JOCKEY” TO SCREEN AT FESTIVAL 2021 FESTIVAL RUNS NOVEMBER 17TH -21st The Key West Film Festival announced today the recipient of its annual Golden Key Awards, including two new awards honoring Emerging Talent and Breakthrough Florida director.  ...

Awards Announced 30th Heartland Film Festival

  30TH HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS AND ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS "All These Sons” and “Americanish” win $20,000 Grand Prizes, “Mass” wins FIPRESCI Award, and “Procession” wins Richard D. Propes Documentary Social Impact Award     The 30th Heartland International Film Festi...

Buffalo Int'l Film Festival: and the winners are....

  Announcing our juried prizes and audience award! Congratulations to all!!! (you are all award winners to us :)  THANK YOU FOR AN EPIC YEAR!       Audience Award 100 Years From Mississippi Directed by Tarabu Betserai Kirkland Best Narrative Feature Beans Directed by Tracey Deer     Best Documentary Featu...

Awards for The Long and Short Form Competition Awards of the season 04 of CANNESERIES

  PALMARÈS DE LA COMPÉTITION OFFICIELLE LONG AND SHORT FORM COMPETITION AWARDS       Le palmarès de la saison 04 de CANNESERIES ayant eu lieu du 8 au 13 septembre 2021 vient d’être dévoilé à l&rs...

Nominations for the 14th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) have been revealed

APSA CELEBRATES CINEMATIC DIVERSITY WITH THE 14TH ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS NOMINATIONS  Nominations for the 14th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) have been revealed with nods for 38 films from 25 Asia Pacific countries and areas. Winners will be announced on Thursday 11 November at the 14th APSA Ceremony on Australia’s spectacular Gold Coast, and streamed across the globe.  Drawn from the world’s fastest-growing film region encompassing 70 count...

Sydney Festival Announcing the winner of the Sustainable Future Award!

  Sydney Film Festival is thrilled to announce Australian documentary Burning as the first ever recipient of the Sustainable Future Award!  Directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Eva Orner (Taxi to the Dark Side, SFF 2018), Burning takes an unflinching look at Australia’s catastrophic ‘Black Summer’ bushfires – as well as our nation’s woeful record on climate change action.   The Sustainable Future Award ...

Porto Femme 2021 Winners

  PORTO FEMME - INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2021 WINNERS   Canción sin nombre (2019) de/by Melina León        Camile et moi (2020) de/by Marie Cogné Nha Mila (2020) de/by Denise Fernandes ...

15th Asian Film Awards Winners Announced

15th Asian Film Awards Winners Announced Wife of a Spy Wins Big, Receiving Best Film and Best Costume Design; AOI Yu Wins Best Actress; MAKITA Aju Wins Best Supporting Actress The 15th Asian Film Awards (AFA15) announced the winners in 18 categories tonight at a much-anticipated ceremony hosted by the Asian Film Awards Academy (AFAA) in conjunction with the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), at the Paradise Hotel Busan. The awards are organized by the Tokyo, Busan and Hong Kong I...

That's A Wrap for the 2021 Festival of Cinema NYC

Meet the Winners of the 2021 Festival of Cinema NYC!   10 Days, 118 Films, 1 Awards Night It was an amazing night at Queens Brewery as 118 truly amazing independent films, in competition, vied for awards in over 15 categories including the much coveted Audience Choice Award for Feature and Short film. Filmmakers and attendees had a great time laughing, reminiscing and sharing in the excitement of Festival of Cinema NYC's culminating event.     ...

15th Asian Film Awards Announces Two Special Awards

The Asian Film Awards Academy (AFA Academy or AFAA) has announced that Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train will receive the AFA Academy’s 2020 Highest-Grossing Asian Film Award. Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train is a cinematically praised, emotionally charged, and action-packed Japanese animated film which is based on the manga “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” by GOTOGE Koyoharu (JUMP COMICS/SHUEISHA). Director SOTOZAKI Haruo, Char...

Zurich Film Festival Industry Awards

And the Winners are... Winner Focus Competition LA MIF by Fred Baillif The jury states: "The performances are sensational and happen with a frequency that has rarely been seen in this way. The narrative form, which in the end blossoms magnificently, is a real joy." Special Mention Focus Competition HINTER DEN SCHLAGZEILEN (Germany, 2021) by Daniel Andreas Sager – as "this outst...

MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY wins Aspen Film Fest Audience Award

Aspen Film is delighted to announce MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY, directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen (RBG), as the Audience Award winner for its 42nd annual Filmfest. The film made its world premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and will be released digitally on the Amazon platform October 1, 2021.   MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY was originally showcased virtually in June as part of the Eisner/Lauder New Views Documentary and Dialogues series, presented by Aspen Fi...

2021 Jackson Wild Media Awards Announced

The Grand Teton Awards Ceremony today concludes the 2021 Summit, which gathered leading filmmakers, conservationists, scientists, journalists and visionaries engaged in conservation, nature and wildlife media. WINNERS     ...

Golden Prague Festival 2021 Winners

The winner of this year's season of the Golden Prague Festival has been announced. The main prize goes to a production of Romeo and Juliet staged by the Royal National Theatre in London Romeo and Juliet, one of the best known theater plays of all time, has been staged, restaged, and reinvented countless times. Yet, the Golden Prague jury deemed a rendition created by Director Simon Godwin impressive to an extent deserving the award of the Grand Prix. Other awardees of the 58th edition of...

Winners VENICE TV AWARD 2021 Announced!

We are delighted to announce the Winners of the VENICE TV AWARD 2021, which is supported by the International Music + Media Centre [IMZ], the European Group of Television Advertising [egta] and the Association of Commercial TV [ACT]. The award celebrates the year´s television masterpieces. The jury evaluated TV shows from around the world in the categories TV Series, TV Movie, Performing Arts, Documentary, News, Light Entertainment, Program Promotion, Branded Entertainment, Sport, Ch...

Cinelatino and DishLATINO Announce the Hola Mexico Film Festival’s 2021 Award Winners

Cinelatino, the leading Spanish-language movie network and go-to destination for the biggest blockbuster successes and critically acclaimed titles from México, Latin America, Spain, and the Caribbean, has announced the 2021 winners of the Hola Mexico Film Festival’s (HMFF) prestigious Cinelatino & DishLATINO Audience Choice award, the Cinelatino & DishLATINO Best Feature Film Director award, and the Cinelatino & DishLATINO Tomorrow’s Filmmakers Today Best Short a...

Winners of the 2021 ‘Sepanta Awards’

  Best Film:  African Violet Best Director:  Mona Zandi Haghighi Best Actor:  Amir Hossein Fathi for The Slaughterhouse Best Actress:  Fatemah Motamed Aria Best Screenplay:  Hamidreza Bababeigi for African Violet Best Cinematography:  Mehdi Rezaei for KulbarF Best Documentary:  Duchenne Boys by Sohrab Kavir Best Short Film:  Tattoo Best Director for a Short Film:  Farhad Delaram for ...

Winners of FIN Atlantic International Film Festival 2021 announced!

After a highly successful move back into theatres, FIN Atlantic International Film Festival announces its award winners for the 2021 Atlantic Awards. These awards were decided on by a jury of Atlantic film professionals, and our partners and supporters have generously provided prizes for many of the awards.   RBC Script Development Winner Sponsored by RBC, Telefilm Canada, and Nova Scotia Communities Culture and Heritage Winner: Justin O’Hanley The Secret of the R...

Pamela Abdy to receive the Game Changer Award at Zurich Festival

  Pamela Abdy, President of MGM's Motion Picture Group © Courtesy of MGM Studios   Pamela Abdy, MGM’s Motion Picture Group President to be honored with the Game Changer Award during the Zurich Summit industry conference at the 17th Zurich Film Festival. It pays tribute to excellency in the film business with a focus on leaders that not only cherish change in the industry but also stand for the DNA of what cinema has stood for since it’s inven...

$490,000 Awarded to the 20 Winners of the 2021 SFFILM Rainin Grants

     $490,000 in Grants Awarded to Twenty Narrative Feature Projects in Various Stages of Production ...

Mountainfilm awards a total of $30,000 to 13 projects

  Film Still: Curl Power We are excited to announce the 2021 Commitment Grant recipients. From over a hundred applicants, thirteen projects were chosen that embody Mountainfilm’s mission to inspire audiences to create a better world. “I’m so impressed by the slate of films that were chosen by our grants committee,” says Festival Director Suzan Beraza. “It’s a testament to the tenacity of these filmmakers who are overcoming numerous obstacles t...

Golden Prague 2021 Competition Shortlist

  We are happy to announce the shortlist for the Golden Prague Festival 2021! Selected from 95 entries, 25 music, dance and theatre programmes have been nominated to the second round of the competition.   The shortlist is a selection based on the scores given by 5 member international Jury during the first round of judging. In the second round, which takes place during the Golden Prague Festival, Jurors together watch the selected programmes, judge them and decide on the priz...

Iris Prize Juries 2021 announced

 IRIS PRIZE IS BACK IN PERSON, IN CARDIFF, 5 – 10 OCTOBER 2021   Iris Prize is honoured to welcome a group of diversely talented individuals who have excelled in their chosen fields as jury members, judging the films in Best British and the international Iris Prize categories. The chosen winners will then be revealed on the closing night of the festival. Berwyn Rowlands, Festival Director, commented: “You can tell a lot about a festival from looking at the jury, and ...

Dallas Screenplay Competition Announces Award-Winning Judges Lineup

The Dallas Screenplay Competition, presented by Torfoot Films and Event Horizon Films, revealed today the award-winning filmmakers who will select the top writers to be recognized during the Dallas International Film Festival.   Three time Oscar-winner Jana Memel, Aaron Rahsaan Thomas, who most recently worked as showrunner for S.W.A.T. on CBS, Billy Kelly, screenwriter of Disney’s Enchanted, Disney Channel-writer Jonathan Hurwitz and award-winning director Johnathan Brownlee w...


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