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    We, at, are extremely proud of our relationships and partnerships with these amazing film events: AFM, Venice Production Bridge, Tallinn Black Nights International Film Festival, Industry@Tallinn,  FestForums Santa Barbara, FestForums New York, Montreal International Animation Film Festival - Animaze, WoFF Glasgow, UNAFF, Bridges Festival, Bahamas Int Film Festival, Houston WorldFest, Fa...

VIDEO from Byron Bay Film Festival : Interveiwe with the producer of the opening film The Firestarter - The story of Bangarra

Ivan O’Mahoney (producer) presents « The Firestarter - The story of Bangarra » to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Bangarra Dance Theatre Company. He sat down with Christophetr Labanee in Byron Bay to chat about his feature doc.     Nel Michin and Wayne Blair Directors, take us through Bangarra’s birth and spectacular growth, and recognises Bangarra’s founders and tells the story of how three young Aboriginal brothers, Stephen, Dav...

Hybrid exground filmfest 33 I 13–22 November 2020 I Wiesbaden

  exground filmfest 33: Hybrid Programme Revealed 121 Films from 45 Countries // Themes: Strong Female Figures and Family Bonds // Klaus Lemke Special Feature // DAS BRETT Adapted as Audience Award for 2020 // Cash and Non-Cash Prizes Valued at 17,500 Euros The programme for the 33rd edition of exground filmfest is now available online. For this hybrid Covid-19 edition, the festival, which runs from 13 to 22 November, will present a total of 121 independently...

2020 Asia Pacific Screen Forum Programme Announced

 - Open for Registration - The 2nd Asia Pacific Screen Forum celebrates cultural diversity and cinematic excellence by linking screen creatives across the vast Asia Pacific as never before.   The 6-day conference will deliver a hit of optimism on what the future of the industry has in store as it regenerates after a tumultuous year globally. This will be the first screen industry conference in Australia and one of the first in the world since COVID-19 created global shutdow...

36th International Short Film Festival Berlin 2020 ready to rock...

10 - 15 November 2020 Over 300 short films in 38 programs: Welcome to colourful, entertaining and challenging films and an exciting showcase of international short film production. Advance sales have begun! Since the new social-distancing regulations will result in considerably lower cinema capacities, we recommend booking ONLINE early. Browse our website and book through the respective cinemas!   The program: Central to the program are the competitions, from the International a...

Vive le cinéma! French Film Festival UK reveals 28th line-up in cinemas and online

    Despite challenging circumstances, the 28th edition of the French Film Festival UK anticipates opening on 4 November 2020 with the UK premiere in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen of the comedy thriller Mama Weed / La Daronne. It stars one of le cinéma français’s best known names, Isabelle Huppert, who is expected to introduce the film virtually from Paris. The screenings will be followed by a recorded Q and A with director Jean-Paul Salomé...

The 9th edition of the Italian Contemporary Film Festival in Canada will be online end november

CONTEMPORARY ITALIAN CINEMA NOW AVAILABLE CANADA-WIDE The 9th edition of the Italian Contemporary Film Festival finally opens its doors this upcoming November 29th thanks to a brand-new online event that will offer a unique film selection to all film lovers across Canada. Get ready to access the newest released Italian feature films, shorts and documentaries, accompanied by live Q&As, filmmakers’ messages and free virtual events all from the comfort of your home! You&...

50 shorts line up for the online version of FilmSchoolFest Munich

FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH 39 ½ - FILMS AND FESTIVAL-JURY   At FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH 39 ½, students at film schools in 22 countries will present their work in international competition. From November 12 to 22, 2020, the website will be a digital showcase for 50 varied and outstanding short films from around the world. The jury will be chaired by German film director Julia von Heinz.   FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH will be held entirely online thi...

The Russian Film Festival travels the globe online

A series of Russian Film festivals will be conducted from 9 November to 30 December in Australia, Mexico, Spain and Brazil. Popular feature films and animations, adapted for screening abroad, will be available for free on local streaming platforms. For the Russian film industry, this is the first online      project of its kind, aimed at such a wide international audience. The main goal of the Russian Film Festival, initiated by ROSKINO, the organization charged with ...

Byron Bay International Film Festival launches today a full 10 days program

Actor Jack Thompson (The Sum of Us, Breaker Morant, Australia, Merry Xmas Mr lawrence) joins Actor/Director Wayne Blair (Firestarter - The Story of Bangarra, The Sapphires, Mystery Road) for an intimate conversation exploring their careers, inspirations and the evolution of Indigenous culture on Australian screens.  The conversation will led by Associate Professor and Producer Pauline Clague and is a hightlight of the festival. TICKETS ARE LIMITED TO THIS VERY SPECIAL EVE...

Get a chance to practice your estonian and check my recent interview from Matsalu Nature Film Festival !

BRUNO CHATELIN – MEES FILMIFESTIVALIDE KÕRGEIMAST TAEVAST Tänavuse MAFF-i žürii töös kategoorias „Inimene ja loodus“ lööb väliskülalisena kaasa prantslane Bruno Chatelin – aukartust äratava haardega ning filmifestivalidel ilma teinud filmilevitaja. Just tänu temale jõudis MAFF-ile mullu festivali Grand Prix' võitnud Rob Stewarti luigelaul „Haide häving“ ning selle 2016. a...

MoJo signs Director Patricia Chica as she completes filming on "Montréal Girls".

MoJo Global Arts, the company founded by Morris Ruskin, Jordan Walker-Pearlman and Joseph Mellicker, has signed Canadian/El Salvadorian filmmaker Patricia Chica as production in Montreal resumes.   (Los Angeles, CA) – October 20, 2020. Award-winning director Patricia Chica just wrapped  filming on Montréal Girls, a dramatic feature developed with her writing partner Kamal John Iskander and Canadian production company Objectif 9. ...

22 european films nominated for the Arab Critics' Award for European Films

  European Film Promotion (EFP) and the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) are announcing 22 films from different European countries that have been nominated for the Arab Critics' Award for European Films. Another 14 distinguished film critics have joined the jury this year, bringing the total to 56 of the most prominent and influential Arab film critics from 14 Arab-speaking countries. Put together by ACC, the jury under the direction of Ola Kamel Al-Sheikh will select the best European film f...

VALLEY OF THE GODS by Lech Majewski wins BEST FILM at the International Uranium Film Festival in Berlin

  VALLEY OF THE GODS (Dolina Bogów)(link is external) by director Lech Majewski from Poland and the documentary BALENTES - THE BRAVE ONES (I CORAGGIOSI)(link is external) by Australian-Italian director Lisa Camillo are the winners of the International Uranium Film Festival (IUFF) in Berlin 2020. Honorable Mentions received the German documentary About the Meaning of Everything (VOM SINN DES GANZEN - DAS NETZWERK DES PHYSIKERS HANS-PETER DÜRR...

13th Annual Bushwick Film Festival Opening Oct 21st

Please join us this Wednesday, Oct 21 @ 8 PM - 9 PM for the opening night show of the 13th Annual Bushwick Film Festival! The show features local NYC celebrities, Recording Artists Adeline, and elected officials including Senator Chuck Schumer and Congresswoman Nydia Valazquez.   RSVP HERE The 13th Annual Bushwick Film Festival takes place from Oct 21- Oct 25 and includes: Over 100 independent films from 30 different countries that you can watch online, A weekend movie industry conferen...

Vancouver International Film Festival 2020 Awards and Competitions

BC Spotlight Awards Sea to Sky Award | Winner: Banchi Hanuse for Nuxalk Radio Special Mention: Meredith Hama-Brown for Cosmic Presented by TELUS $20,000 cash prize. This award recognizes the outstanding work of one female key creative on a BC-produced feature or short.   Jurors: Harry Cepka, Anthony Shim, Ying Wang   Best BC Film Award | Winner: The Curse of Willow Song by Karen Lam Presented by Creative BC and...

Conference in Media Growth Sector Moved to September 2021

With Covid-19 cases resurging around the world, organisers have announced the postponement of one of Europe’s leading events on language transfer in audiovisual media. The conference, ‘Languages & the Media,’ which is an important biennial get-together for the content localisation industry, was scheduled to take place in June. It was then postponed to December because of restrictions on international travel in the wake of the continuing Covid-19 crisis. Now, in s...

7th Romanian Film Festival Seattle announcing line-up of events and online screenings

Romanian Film Festival Seattle / November 13-15  & November 20-21 / STREAMING ONLINE   The American Romanian Cultural Society (ARCS) is excited to announce the full lineup for the 7th Edition of The Romanian Film Festival Seattle, screening virtually via Northwest Film Forum with two weekends of programming: November 13-15 & November 20-21. This year’s lineup features films that tie into the theme of "resilience" and coming together ...

Reboot Camp totally ready for the world premiere at the prestigious Austin Film Festival

"Reboot Camp" competes for Comedy Vanguard Award let us wish best of luck to the team, David Lipper, one of the film's  producers, has already had two films which were part of Bruno Chatelin's BEST FOR FESTS Selection, winning over 20 awards on the festival circuit... The film also competes for audience favorite; tickets will be available from October 23th   REBOOT CAMP  (Sects Sell) Written and Directed by Ivo Raza with an incredible cast starring:&n...

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne received the 12th Lumière Award

"The cinema produces weapons of massive construction and those of the Dardenne brothers are tremendous." Bertrand Tavernier  Surrounded by Rosetta actress Emilie Dequenne, Christine Plenus, the set photographer who has captured them since their beginnings, their producer Denis Freyd, their distributors in France and internationally, Michel Saint-Jean and Vincent Maraval, Jean- Pierre and Luc Dardenne received the 12th Lumière Award from the Lumière ...

Day 5 - Live from online MIPCOM

  UNORTHODOX CONTENT KEYNOTE 17.30 CEST Alex Amancio, CEO & Co-founder of Reflector Entertainment - Overcoming the media silos (or how I learned to embrace technology and trust the audience)   One of the visionaires behind Assassin's Creed, Alex Amancio, discusses how unorthodox content creation and deployment strategies, enabled by groundbreaking technologies, will shape the future of the entertainment landscape and create more cohesive fan communities. &nb...

New formula for the 20th New Horizons International Film Festival and the 11th American Film Festival

Dear Friends, The number of Covid-related cases has been recently soaring in Poland. After having discussed and analyzed the situation and with concern for the health of our viewers, we made the difficult decision to transfer this year's New Horizons International Film Festival and the American Film Festival to our online platform. As a result, from November 5 till 15, viewers can watch over 170 new films (including over 130 features) from both festivals’ original lineups online,...

Nordic Film Festival goes

Dear Friends of film, As the autumn colours brighten up the increasingly shorter days, film festivals lighten up the colours inside us. It’s sad then, that one of the most delightful to dos’ of the season is taken away from us. But if we can’t go to the festivals, we will make the festivals come to us! We have the great privilege to present you the largest Nordic film festival outside Europe; International Nordic Film Festival October 16 – October 20, traditi...

The Arpa International Film Festival goes virtual November 12-22

  From the comfort of your own home, people from all around the world can take part in our 23rd Annual Festival, thanks to our host, Seed&Spark. The festival will take place online November 12-22, with 69 films from 20 countries. Ticket sales are up and running with Gold All-Access passes available for $50 each (to view all 69 films), and individual film tickets at $12 each. Due to COVID 19, the Festival, which normally took place in theaters, will go online in order not to dis...

It' s day two at Chelsea Festival in NY

  MASTERCLASS WITH ROBIN WEIGERT Learn from the very best.   Friday, October 16th - 12:00pm EST on Zoom       ...

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