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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...

4 Reasons Aspiring Actors Should Work in a Casino

Photo source: Unsplash Among aspiring actors, there is an understanding that some kind of "day job" is needed to pay the bills. For many in the acting industry, the most popular day jobs tend to be in customer service. In movie-making hubs such as Los Angeles or London, it is almost a given that your server will be aspiring to the silver screen. While these day jobs are well known, there is another area that is ideal for aspiring actors looking to hone their cra...

It’s been a big year for festivals but an even bigger year for PayPal

    In 2013, PayPal sponsored a 40x40in booth at the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in San Francisco, California. Outside Lands is the United States' largest independently owned music festival, and in 2019, the event grossed almost $30 million in revenue. As part of the American financial services company’s presence at Outside Lands, PayPal also sponsored a party with different performers and acts after the festival. This was reportedly the company’s large...

The Best Safe-Cracking Scenes

Heist movies create many moments of sumptuous cinema. There's the squad's formation, each member with a specialist skill that they bring to the operation. There's the recognisance, as the members of the team discover exactly what impregnable security processes they are up against and there's the heist itself when something always goes wrong or some double-crossing member of the group reveals themself. While this conventional heist formula might have had its day and more ...

The 4-year wait is over! Jurassic World Dominion is set to come to our screens in June!

Jurassic World movie enthusiasts have had to wait four long years for the next instalment, however they are now finally able to get excited about the upcoming edition of the hit franchise.   Jurassic World Dominion is the sixth instalment of the iconic series that had initially started in 1993 by Steven Spielberg, and it could appear to be the final one to ever be made, too, at least as of the time of writing. When is Jurassic World Dominion released and who is in it? Currently, Ju...

Planet of The Apes 4 Could Start Shooting in The Fall

Still from 'War for the Planet of the Apes' (2017).20th Century Fox 20th Century Studios president, Steven Asbell has said that the script for the fourth movie in the Planet of The Apes film series is coming close to completion. He has indicated that this could mean that filming starts in the fall of 2022.   It may come as a surprise to Planet of The Apes audiences that there is going to be another film as the movies seemed to have reached a conclusion in War for The Plan...

VIDEONALE.19 calling

The call for the upcoming edition of the Videonale - one of the most renowned and oldest festivals for video and time-based art worldwide - is now open. The Videonale is one of the oldest festivals for experimental video and time-based art worldwide and has been taking place in Bonn for almost 40 years. We see ourselves as a platform for artists, whom we want to bring into an intensive exchange with each other, with our audience and with an expert audience; for a...

Movies that Matter Festival Announces First Hybrid Industry Days

From Thursday 7 to Friday 15 April 2022, the Movies that Matter Festival will host its Industry Days, presenting a lineup of talks, panels and masterclasses addressing urgent and relevant issues from around the world by giving a platform to filmmakers, activists and other changemakers to share their stories and experiences. This year’s programme presents a variety of events on topics such as Film & Impact, Afghanistan, Green Filmmaking, Press Freedom and ...

Full lineup for the 65th annual San Francisco International Film Festival

  More than 130 films from 56 countries to be shown at landmark venues including the Castro Theatre, the Vogue Theater, the Roxie Theater, the Victoria Theatre and BAMPFA in Berkeley Today, SFFILM announced the full lineup for the 65th annual San Francisco International Film Festival, the longest running film festival in the Americas. This year the Festival will make its return to theaters in person, featuring more than 130 films from 56 countries, including 16 World and 10 North Amer...

The Batman 2022 characters - what’s the difference between the old and the new ones

As The Batman erupts onto theater screens for its much-anticipated release, it’s time to get down with the Cape Crusader once again. What’s hot and what’s not in the film (don’t worry, this is a spoiler-free article), does it live up to the hype, and how does it rate on the Batman scale? Let’s take a deep dive. Much Anticipated Release The Batman was, of course, supposed to be released in July 2021, with two major setbacks to its release date leading to it...

The Top 4 Cult Movies of All Time

Are you searching for the perfect movie to watch at home this weekend? Are you happy to reach back in the vault and maybe check out some iconic movies that you’ve never seen? If so, why not wade into the waters of cult movies? Cult movies are often described as classics that are unique, maybe a bit out there with campy qualities, and only seem to grow in popularity over the years. Here are the top four cult movies of all time that you must check out. The Rocky Horror Picture Show ...

How to prepare yourself for a big night out at the movies for a special date

Going to the movies can be an exciting and special night out in itself; however, if you are taking your date, whether it is your first date together or whether it is to celebrate your 30th wedding anniversary, creating that special evening is something that will take planning and enthusiasm in order for it to be right and get the desired effect. Obviously, if you have been in a long relationship with your date, then you will probably know what to do in order to hit certain buttons. If, how...

100 films from 30 countries line up for the New Delhi Film Festival

9 categories of awards announced on Sunday for NDFF 2022     NDFF 2022 – 5th edition of NEW DELHI FILM FESTIVAL is going to kick off.  A list of nominated and awarded films for the festival is declared on Sunday. It’s mentionable that films aren’t going to be screened in the festival, but only nominated and awarded films are declared.   Under a variety of categories – 16 films for feature fiction category, 18 films for documentary feature fictio...

Pathé produced “CODA” has won three Oscars® at the 94th Academy Awards

The French industry is very proud of Pathé produced “CODA” winning three Oscars® at the 94th Academy Awards held Sunday evening at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, including the top prize of Best Motion Picture of the Year. With his win for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting role, Troy Kotsur joins fellow “CODA” star Marlee Matlin as one of the few deaf actors to win an Academy Award. Writer/Director Sian Heder won the Award for Best Adap...

Movies that Matter Festival Announces Competitions and Juries

  The 14th edition of the Movies that Matter Festival, the yearly film festival with human rights at its core, has announced the titles for its seven competitions. After its launch last year, the festival will once again present two international competitions: the Grand Jury Fiction Award and Grand Jury Documentary Award, featuring eight and nine films respectively selected from the full programme of the festival. Two international juries will present the awards, which ...

What to Watch in March 2022

  Do you feel like you have seen all of the latest shows? Are you looking for new music to listen to? Do not worry, there are plenty of new things coming in March 2022. We often get bored of watching the same movies and shows and listening to the same artists. But, this month will see some new and exciting projects being released. Some of them are ground-breaking. So, let’s take a look at what you want to watch out for in March 2022 when it comes to movies, shows and music.  ...

There are the Greatest Final Scenes in Horror Movie History

  Do you love to watch horror movies? One of the things people like about this genre is the suspense. You do not always know who the killer is or who their next victim will be. What’s more, the gore can be artistic and really demonstrate the terror and fear of the situation.   Over the years, there have been some huge horror movies. From Saw and the Texas Chainsaw Massacre to The Ring and The Conjuring. But, what are the greatest final scenes in horror movie history? Let&rsquo...

The Toronto Distillery Historic District welcomes the Lavazza IncluCity Festival

After the drive-in success at Ontario Place, ICFF partners with Dream for the 2022 edition   TORONTO LANDMARK TO BE TRANSFORMED  INTO AN OPEN-AIR CINEMA VILLAGE   TORONTO – ICFF and The Distillery District are proud to join forces and announce the 2022 Lavazza IncluCity Festival will take place for the first time at The Distillery Historic District, from June 27 – July 16, 2022.   Following last summer’s successful drive-in event at Ontario Place...

Porto Femme at FEMCINE12 - 2022

This program intends to show some of the Portuguese’s films that were part of the Official Selection of the last four editions of Porto Femme. A look at the festival is also a look at some of the latest films in Portuguese cinema with a woman's signature. In this program, the public will be able to meet some of the already established women’s directors of the Portuguese cinema, as well as some of the new names that are now emerging. A program with animation, documentary...

Filming begins on the new film by Matteo Garrone: IO CAPITANO

IO CAPITANO   Filming begins on the new film by MATTEO GARRONE   Principal photography recently began in Dakar, Senegal, on IO CAPITANO, the new film by MATTEO GARRONE (Gomorra, Dogman, Pinocchio), an international Italian/Belgian coproduction, produced by Archimede with Rai Cinema, in coproduction with Tarantula Film and the participation of Pathé. World sales will be handled by Pathé International.   IO CAPITANO is an epic tale that follows the hazardous j...

Sergei Bukovsky's statement on Russia's full-scale war against Ukraine

Thanks to Odessa International Film Festival for sharing the message from Serhiy Bukovsky Documentary film director, (Spell Your Name produced by Steven Spielberg) I am Ukrainian film director Serhiy Bukovsky. I am Russian by birth, born in Bashkiria. My mother—film actress Nina Antonova, People's Artist of Ukraine—is also from Russia. As is my father, film director Anatoly Bukovsky, who is from Balashov. All my life I have lived in Kyiv; it is my hometown. Ukraine is my...

Megan Fox: The Mother of Acting

Photo by Eva Rinaldi - Megan Fox, CC BY-SA 2.0 Megan Denise Fox, who first cried on May 16th, 1986, is an American Actress and Model. She is known for her charismatic appearances in major franchises such as Transformers, Maxim, The Rolling Stone, and many more. She is a successful living lady in all her projects, making her the recipient of Two Scream Awards and Four Teen Choice Awards. Watching her movie gets you the same excitement and thrill as playing casino games online. Shew made her r...

The Karama Yemen: The Human Rights Film Festival kicks off : full program and masterclasses announced

22 acclaimed and compelling short films from around the world featuring 10 Arab and 2 celebrated Yemeni films Masterclasses with Academy Award nominee Yorgos Lamprinos, Artistic Director of Locarno Giona Nazzaro & Director and Producer May Odeh                                          &n...

The 17th edition of "L.A., Italia Festival" kicks off next week

I  From March 20, the 17th edition of “L.A., Italia Festival” will unfold in Hollywood with a particular focus on Academy Award nominees Sorrentino, Cantini Parrini and Casarosa The 17th Annual Event in Los Angeles featuring Italian Motion Pictures and Audiovisuals will take place between March 20th and 26th, on the eve of the 2022 Academy Awards. The Event, to be held at the prestigious TCL Chinese 6 Theatres and online at and, will highlight Italy...

Blue Period - Your Ultimate Art Inspiration

Original front cover art for the first volume of manga series Blue Period By Tsubasa Yamaguchi   You can express leisure time in a lot of ways. It can be improving your hobbies, watching films or playing games at online casinos like Netticasinot. And when it comes to improving as an artist, the Blue Period Anime is a rewarding and emotionally engaging experience packed with helpful information.    If you're a fan of the anime industry, you're probabl...


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