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Partnering these next months with the hottest festivals and markets so you can get full coverage.

    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...

Denver Film Festival : The Program is Finally Here

  The program for the 46th Denver Film Festival is now live and ready for your exploration. With a captivating lineup of films, engaging panels, and unforgettable cinematic experiences, this year's festival will be a celebration of storytelling like no other. Dive in below to discover the incredible array of films and events at DFF46! Critically acclaimed AMERICAN FICTION, I.S.S, MAXINE'S BABY: THE TYLER PERRY STORY, THE BOY AND THE HERON, LA CHIM...

Shortlist Announced for the Big Screen Awards

  Congratulations to our 2023 shortlist! Following a record number of submissions for this year's Big Screen Awards we are delighted to announce the 2023 shortlist! The exceptionally high calibre of entries showcases the very best of the UK cinema industry across marketing, distribution, publicity and exhibition teams/companies.  See the list of shortlisted entries by clicking the button below.  THE NOMINEES   Join us at the awards ceremony on 23 Novemb...

Naples International Film Festival announces lineup of films and events for 15th Anniversary edition

      R.J. Daniel Hanna’s cycling drama Hard Miles to be the Opening Night film selection and NIFF closes with Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial accompanied live by the Naples Philharmonic   Haroula Rose’s All Happy Families, Shaun Dozier’s  The Problem of the Hero and Vivian Kerr’s Scrap compete for the Narrative Feature Juried Prize   Miranda Yousef’s ...

Welcome the Miami Film Festival's new Executive Director, James Woolley

  WELCOME JAMES WOOLLEY, NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL!   As the Miami Film Festival (MFF) celebrated its 40th anniversary earlier this year and prepares for the upcoming 10th anniversary of its GEMS festival, taking place Nov. 2-5, 2023, we are excited to welcome the Festival's new Executive Director, James Woolley. “I am excited about this opportunity to lead the acclaimed Miami Film Festival, an institution I highly admire,” Woo...

Wanted: Only the best documentaries and shorts. Call for entries for 64th Krakow Film Festival now open

  With the beginning of October, the call for films for the 64th Krakow Film Festival has started. The organisers and selectors are eagerly awaiting short films and documentaries from all over the world. From among several thousand entries, approximately 200 of the most interesting titles are going to make it to be shown in Kraków's cinemas to festival audience in late May and early June – and online throughout Poland. To us, beginning the process of accepting sub...

The Festival des 3 Continents is back in 2023 for its 45th edition from November 24 to December 3

45th EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL DES 3 CONTINENTS – KEY EVENTS   The Festival des 3 Continents is back in 2023 for its 45th edition from November 24 to December 3, with screenings in Nantes and in cinemas across the Loire-Atlantique region.   This international event will take place over 10 days, bookended by two weekends.   A wide range of dramas and documentaries from Africa, Latin America, and Asia will be presented in a programme of some 90 feature films, m...

Unveiling our 10th Miami Film Festival GEMS lineup!

    GEMS will feature 26 films from 14 countries, opening with the Mexican drama “Radical.” Four Centerpiece Screenings – the survivalist thriller “Society of the Snow,” the animated feature “The Boy and the Heron,” provocative comedy “American Fiction” and psychological thriller drama “Saltburn”– leading to the closing night feature, “The Holdovers,” a comedy-drama by Alexander Payne starri...

Amplify Pictures has announced a production and financing partnership with Folk Productions

Emmy Award-winning Amplify Pictures has announced a production and financing partnership with multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway producing team, Eric Kuhn and Tre’ Scott’s recently formed Folk Productions. The announcement came today from Amplify’s Joe Lewis, CEO of the independent content studio behind HBO’s Emmy-winning series “100 Foot Wave.” The new collaboration brings together both organizations’ extensive experience in producing and financing ...

Awards from 6th DOCK International Documentary Historical Film Festival in Burgas (Bulgaria)

By Phillip Bergson Member of  International Jury 17--22 September 2023   The interest in historical cinema over the past decade is a trend in contemporary documentaries. Bearing this concept in mind not only across screens globally, but also here in Bulgaria, we were launching the largest forum for International Historic Documentary Cinema – DOCK. It will take place in Burgas over 5 days – between the 17th and the 22nd of September 2022.. The inaugural edition o...

Punto y Raya Festival: highlights of the coming 8th edition

Punto y Raya Festival will finally arrive in Lisbon, Portugal, featuring five days of pure form, colour, movement and sound. This benchmark event for Abstract Art in Motion will take place from October 11 to 15, 2023 at multiple venues, including Cinemateca Portuguesa, Cinema Fernando Lopes, Universidade Lusófona, Museu de Lisboa, Faculdade de Belas Artes, Escola Superior de Música, and Caleidoscópio UL. As a...

Winners of the 2023 Atlantic International Film Festival announced!

After a highly successful festival of well-attended screenings and events, the 43rd edition of the Atlantic International Film Festival (AIFF) is pleased to announce its 2023 award winners. Best Atlantic Editor  Sponsored by the Canadian Cinema Editors Winner: Justin Oakey  THE KING TIDE David Renton Award for Outstanding Performance Sponsored by Sky Talent Winner: Susan Kent WHO’S YER FATHER?   Joan Orenstein Award for Outstanding Pe...

The 16th Annual Bushwick Film Festival is almost here, running from October 25th to October 29th

The 16th Annual Bushwick Film Festival is almost here, running from October 25th to October 29th, and you can grab your tickets now!     Film Program: Dive into our curated selection of over 125 indie films from NY and around the world. Categories include NY Stories, Love Stories, Social Justice and Human Rights, Campy Halloween Thrillers and Horrors, and a really good lineup of comedies and docs. Check out the full list at:   Special Even...

Hola Mexico Film Festival announces the 8th annual edition of its career development program during Hispanic Heritage Month

Hola Mexico Film Festival presented by Toyota announces the 8th annual edition of its career development program during Hispanic Heritage Month TOMORROW’S FILMMAKERS TODAY Brings together emerging, U.S.-based filmmakers with a wide range of Latin American roots for an immersive, 10-day program to help increase Latino representation in the film & television industries This year marks the 8th edition of the prestigious and competitive career development program focused...

The full lineup for the 37th edition of AFI FEST!

  We’re thrilled to announce the full lineup for the 37th edition of AFI FEST! October 25-29 TCL Chinese Theatres 141 Films 49 Countries 18 International Oscar® Submissions 10 Special Screenings 44% of Films Directed by Women And More! VIEW FULL PROGRAM GUIDE   ...

Revealing the program of the 39th Warsaw International Film Festival

The 39th Warsaw International Film Festival will begin on Friday, October 6, and end on Sunday, October 15, 2023. The festival cinemas will be Atlantic and Multikino Zlote Tarasy. We have selected films for the program from 4,800 submissions, sent from 111 countries. During the WFF we will present: - 77 feature-length films, including 23 world premieres, 9 international premieres, 6 European premieres, 15 Eastern European premieres and 17 Polish premieres. - 61 short films.   Films w...

Chelsea Film Festival announces the jury for the 11th edition in New York

  Ingrid and Sonia Jean-Baptiste revealed the CFF 2023 JURY     ...

VIDEO “Jafar Panahi” published this video in support of the release of “Leila Naghdipari”

  Photo : Leila Naghdipari, Jafar Panahi, Majid Berzegar “Jafar Panahi” the acclaimed Iranian director, published a video in support of the release of “Leila Naghdipari”, the costume and set designer of the movie “Three Faces”. According to the report of Mansour Jahani, an independent and international cinema journalist, “Jafar Panahi” announced in a statement that “Leila Naghdipari” was arrested on the anniversary ...

Special "Abbas Kiarostami" award is presented to the best experimental film at the Hafez Awards

Hafez Awards, the biggest cinema and television event organized by the private sector in Iran, to the extent that a special "Abbas Kiarostami" award is presented to the best experimental film at the ceremony. This fall, 22nd film and television ceremony of Picture World Magazine (Hafez Awards), the recognition of Iranian cinema and television will be held. A ceremony directed and produced by Omid Moallem and produced by Azar memarian in which Asghar Farhadi and Mehran Modiri are the...

2023 Catalina Film Festival wraps announcings winners

Ron Truppa, Bruce Davison 2023 Career Tribute Award Honoree CATALINA FILM FESTIVAL WRAPS 13th ANNUAL EVENT WITH AWARDS PRESENTATION & HONORS ACTOR BRUCE DAVISON WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD     Notable Festival Attendees include Actors Katrina Law, Lily Brooks O’Briant, Page Kennedy, Wally Kurth and Director Ashley Avis VIRTUAL FEST SCREENS ONLINE VIA EOAPP FROM SEPT 29TH-OCTOBER 8TH    Catalina Film Festival (CFF) wrapped their 13th annual c...

The Ukrainian Film Academy expresses its support for Polish director Agnieszka Holland

The Ukrainian Film Academy expresses its support for Polish director Agnieszka Holland in response to criticism of her film Green Border (Zielona granica) which has gone beyond the bounds of cinematic discussion and taken on the appearance of sharp attacks on the director, accusations of propaganda, and even threats of physical violence. This could lead to a lawsuit by the victim. Agnieszka Holland (photo by Jacek Poremba) As with any creator, a film director has the right to raise imp...


  Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus, screening Oct. 11 & 12 (courtesy of Janus Films) Get ready for the 61st New York Film Festival, kicking off  September 29! Limited tickets are available and selling fast. Explore the schedule, see filmmakers attending for Q&As on film pages, download a PDF of our program guide, and subscribe to our newly launched Reddit community.   Week 1 essential picks w...

INSHALLAH A BOY named Jordan’s official submission for 96th Academy Awards

Hot on the heels of its double hat-trick of awards at Cannes, Rotterdam Arab Film Festival and Paysages de Cinéastes Festival, Amjad Al-Rasheed's INSHALLAH A BOY was just selected as Jordan’s official submission for Best Foreign Film at the 96th Academy Awards by the Royal Film Commission-Jordan.   Following its historic world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival's Critics Week, where it received the Gan Foundation Award and the Rail d'Or Award for Best Feature ...

U.S. majors including FOX Entertainment Global, Lionsgate and Paramount Global confirmed for NATPE

  MAJOR U.S. STUDIOS SIGN ON AS EXHIBITORS NATPE Global's mission to deliver a world-class international content marketplace in Miami in January is taking shape. FOX Entertainment Global, Lionsgate and Paramount Global have signed on as anchor exhibitors and many more major studios are poised to follow as momentum builds. The verdict is in, and the industry is welcoming back the rejuvenated and reimagined event, now steered by Brunico, which runs international market-leading...

The 2023 Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) proudly announces its 2023 Festival Honors to Patricia Clarkson,Todd Haynes and more

    NBFF Honorees Include Patricia Clarkson, Eugenio Derbez, Todd Haynes, Glenn Howerton, Jack Huston, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, William Shatner and Jesse Williams   TIFF Audience Award Winner “American Fiction” Added to the Line-up   The 2023 Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) proudly announces its 2023 Festival Honors. This year’s honorees include:   ●     Patricia Clarkson (pictured above, photo by Par Joella Ma...


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