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Background and Perspectives on Film Festival Consulting for your films

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...

The Clear Issue Facing Film

Film is an industry that has touched millions by the products it creates, which have proven to be insanely popular. All one must do is look at the industry’s growth to see how far it has come since its inception. Even when films were in their infancy and they were still black and white without sound, they were loved by much of the world for their singular ability to capture genuine human emotions. This is something that is unmatched by any form of media and might suggest why people enjoy...

Mikis Theodorakis, Greece's Last Great was honored by LAGFF with an Orpheus Award

  MIKIS THEODORAKIS, GRRECE’S LAST GREAT (1925-2021) Mikis Theodorakis If you were alive in the 60s and 70s in Greece, it would have been impossible not to know – and be impassioned by – the forbidden songs of Mikis Theodorakis. Then, the younger generations knew him as the giant composer who was always involved in politics and was a proponent of world peace and social justice. In short, Theodorakis is integral to the modern Greek identity. His loss on September 3rd, ...

FEST launches a 'Virtual Production Day' in its 2021 Industry Program

  As the festival dates rapidly approach, FEST's Industry Program starts to take shape, adding to its already strong roster of speakers the newly announced Epic Games' Producer Nancy Xu, and Glassbox Technologies' Executive Producer Johannes Wilkes, who will each lead masterclasses dedicated to Virtual Production. FEST's Industry program will take place between the 5th and the 10th of October in Espinho, Portugal — on...

Five best sports documentaries

  The silver screen has had a long-running love affair with the sports industry. Hollywood has produced many famous movies based on fictional sports characters with Rocky Balboa being one of the most famous. The story of the boxing underdog who defied the odds to become world heavyweight champion led writer and star Sylvester Stallone to be inducted into the sport’s international hall of fame for services to boxing. As the old saying goes, fact is often stranger than fiction an...

Famous actors playing big poker professionally

As the saying goes, as long as you've got a chip and a chair, there is still hope. Poker is a very popular game among people. Everyone has once tried a hand in poker in their life. Its popularity is phenomenal when it comes to the famous actors and celebrities playing poker for their fun and entertainment.   Norway is known for their world-class casinos, where players come to enjoy. There are many online casinos that offer many big casino bonuser. In order to learn to play poker pro...

Why films are such a hot topic at the water cooler at work

The film industry is looked at through rose-tinted glasses from many aspiring actors and film lovers across the world. While the reality might not be so glamorous as it seems as recent scandals have shown, there is still no question that it produces entertainment that is loved by millions across the globe. Just how many times has the twists and turns of a great thriller been the topic of the day at the water cooler at work? Films have an inherent nourishing aspect that is essential to the huma...

Submit your films for Tricky Women/Tricky Realities 2022 now!

  Our call is open! Animated films for Tricky Women/Tricky Realities 2022 can be entered until 4 October 2021. The Tricky Women/Tricky Realities International Competition is a seismograph of independent filmmaking by women* worldwide. The next edition of the festival will take place from 9 to 13 March 2022. We are proud to announce a new award: The Maria Lassnig Golden Film Reel will be awarded for the very first time in 2022 for an outstanding animation. Sponsored by the Maria Lass...

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European Film Factory Symposium   The European Film Factory is celebrating its first year of existence with a symposium on film education from July 26 to 28, 2021 in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) in partnership with the EducaTIFF section of the Transylvania International Film Festival (TIFF).   This European meeting will be divided in two parts, and it will be an opportunity to highlight the importance of film education in the school and extra-curricular life of young Europeans. On July 26...

Future Frames: spotlight on young up-and-coming european directors at Karlovy Vary

  EFP FUTURE FRAMES - Generation NEXT of European Cinema will be presenting ten selected films directed by some of the most promising European film students and graduates at the 55th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) which will be held from 20 to 28 August 2021. The filmmakers are nominated by their countries' national film promotion institutes, with the final selection being done by KVIFF’s artistic director Karel Och and his programme team. The young directors ...

Last call for the 12th Corinth Peloponnese International Film Festival "BRIDGES"

  Invitation to participate with your short and feature films at the 12th Corinth Peloponnese International Film Festival "BRIDGES".       Taking into account the data for social distancing, the twelfth event of the Corinth Peloponnese International Film Festival "BRIDGES", will take place from August 28 to September 5. The Festival will be held in the beautiful Ancient Corinth and will be hosted in the open space of the Cultural Center "Anastasi...

2001-2020: The best films of the 21st century to date

  Twenty years ago in the 21st century, we saw the seventh art mutate again and again. To bring fresh thematic and aesthetic proposals to the surface, to invent new expressive forms, and to confirm from the beginning the key cultural and non-cultural effect it brings to human life. In recent months, the planet has consumed more cinema than ever before in one way or another. Platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, etc provide countless opportunities for movie watching the same w...

Liquid Media Group acquires Filmocracy and iGEMStv

Liquid Media Group Ltd is finalizing acquisitions of both Filmocracy and iGEMStv as part of its growing network, pending final due diligence.   Liquid Media Group is a business solutions company for the entertainment world, and its network of partners and acquisitions is quickly becoming an accessible one-stop destination for creatives and IP owners to take an idea, bring it to life, and then ensure its delivery to the biggest possible audience, with the most comprehensive monetization....

Big Hearted Celebrities Paint Eco-Totes to Help Children from Kibera Slum Go to School

  Madonna, Naomi Campbell, Halle Berry, Lenny Kravitz, Zoe Kravitz, Paris Jackson, Usher, Lionel Richie, Eddie Murphy, Evan Ross, Maggie Q, Raquel Bitton, Chrome Hearts and more, come together with art and fashion for fundraiser auction to benefit the Chema Vision Children’s Center in Nairobi, Kenya    See link for Celebrity Pictures   West Hollywood, CA – June 14, 2021: LA’s art and luxury fashion retailer to the stars, Churc...

Cannes Film Festival and Its Venues

The 74th edition of Cannes Film Festival is set to take place this July. Held in the glamourous town of Cannes on the French Riviera, it is one of the ‘Big Three’ of European film festivals. It sits alongside Berlin’s International Film Festival and the Venice Film Festival, and is also one of the top five internationally recognised film festivals. Let us look at the key venues of Cannes Festival in relation to the history of the event. The Municipal Casino The Municipal Ca...

Skeet Ulrich, Anne Heche, Daniel Diemer, and Jordan Kristine Seamón join Alec Baldwin in new disaster adventure film SUPERCELL

  HIGHLAND FILM GROUP HANDLING INTERNATIONAL SALES Anne Heche - Credit Maiwenn Raoult / Skeet Ulrich - credit Paradigm Skeet Ulrich (The CW’s “Riverdale,” “#Freerayshawn”) and Emmy-award winner and Tony-nominated Anne Heche (Donny Brasco, The Vanished) join Academy Award® nominee Alec Baldwin (The Departed, "30 Rock") in the new natural disaster adventure film Supercell. The film is directed by Herbert James Winterstern (NBC's "Si...

Announcing the 2021 CineYouth Festival Films stream free around the world from May 6-13!

  Cinema/Chicago is proud to announce the most expansive CineYouth Festival lineup yet with 102 international short films streaming virtually from May 6-13! Plus, for the first time ever, CineYouth will be open to audiences around the world. Tickets remain free and open to the public, so join us for the 16th CineYouth Festival! This year's selection spans 14 short film programs presenting a range of genres and themes including family-friendly animation in Playtime, internatio...

Top Casinos Featured in Movies

Casinos have been in many movies because they provide a great setting. The glitz and glam keeps people fascinated and entertained, and there are a lot of great themes. Take a look at some of the top casinos featured in the movies. The Bellagio The Bellagio is an iconic casino, and it is a favorite for filming. One of the most famous movies that featured it was Ocean’s 11. In this star-studded movie, the plot was a heist of the casino, and it is full of action, glamour, excitement, and ...

Top 6 highest grossing Hollywood gambling movies of all time

In essence, the movie and gambling industries do not have much in common. When we say "not much", we don't mean "nothing". You can find fun and entertainment in both niches. But what would happen if you put them together? You'd get some sensational titles that have written a piece of Hollywood history with golden letters. Most movie aficionados closely follow everything that has to do with the niche. They will thus name you the 78th Golden Globe Awards winners or...

The 2021 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival opens with the screwball romcom Kiss Me Kosher.

  Combining at-home viewing in our Virtual Cinema and drive-in at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a reimagined 21st edition of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is finally here! The festival kicks off tomorrow with Opening Night and the North American Premiere of the screwball romantic comedy, Kiss Me Kosher. From Us to You, the Festival-in-a-Box Delivered right to your doorstep, Opening Night ticket buyers can look forward to receiving a curated festival-in-a-box, a ...

Trailer for NOBODY – In Theaters Only April 2

Sometimes the man you don’t notice is the most dangerous of all.  #NobodyMovie starring Bob Odenkirk is in theaters only April 2.   Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | #NobodyMovie Emmy winner Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul, The Post, Nebraska) stars as Hutch Mansell, an underestimated and overlooked dad and husband, taking life’s indignities on the chin and never pushing back. A nobody.    When two thieves break into...

OLD | Watch the Big Game Spot

Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | #OldTheMovie This summer, visionary filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan unveils a chilling, mysterious new thriller about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly … reducing their entire lives into a single day.    The film stars an impressive international cas...

32 films make up the Official Section of Punto de Vista 2021

    The Official Section of the fifteenth edition of the Punto de Vista festival, to be held from 15th to 20th March 2021, consists of thirty-two films from twenty countries. The selection, from over 900 films entered, includes 6 features and 26 shorts. This year the Official Section at Punto de Vista is to be organised in 10 programmes screening films that explore a wide variety of topics, from observations of everyday domestic life, landscape and psychogeogr...

Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin: programme and highlights

  Documentary approaches, experimental fictions, videos, hybrid and multimedia forms. In the presence of artists and directors from all over the world, on site or remotely, this new edition offers an exceptional programme, bringing together 122 works from 39 countries, internationally renowned artists alongside young artists presented for the first time. ...

MyFrenchFilmFestival announces the list of winners and a record 11th edition with 13 million views

The 11th edition of the online French-language film festival has come to a close, with 13 million views on the myfrenchfilmfestival.com site and its partner platforms in over 200 territories. The festival achieved its best results ever!   Internet users were able to enjoy the films of the selection on MyFrenchFilmFestival.com, but also on over 60 video-on-demand platforms, which presented the festival internationally, including the Apple TV app (in over 90 territories), Amazon Prime Vide...

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