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ROTTERDAM IN FOCUS January 19 -27 

Winners of the IFFR 2024 Tiger Award and VPRO Big Screen Award announced.

Rei and The Old Bachelor take top IFFR 2024 awards International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) announces the 2024 winners from its two feature competitions: the Tiger Competition and the Big Screen Competition. The prizes were handed out during the IFFR Awards Ceremony on Friday 2 February, along with the FIPRESCI, NETPAC and Youth Jury awards.          ...


IFFR Pro winners announced at CineMart 2024

Seven awards handed out during the 2024 edition of IFFR’s co-production market CineMart Seven awards were handed out to projects presented at the 41st edition of IFFR’s co-production market CineMart during the IFFR Pro Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 30 January, which was co-hosted together with Catalan Films. The winners were selected from the 16 features and 4 immersive projects in development presented at CineMart alongside the 4 features and 2 immersive projects nea...


Tiger Short Competition winners 2024

Three titles receive equal Tiger Short Awards, each worth €5,000, as the KNF Award winner and nomination for European Short Film Award are also announced.   53rd...


Tiger, Big Screen and Tiger Short competitions revealed for IFFR 2024

La Luna by M. Raihan Halim will close the festival, as the first Talks lineup is unveiled featuring Marco Bellocchio and Anne Fontaine     International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) revealed the films selected for the Tiger, Big Screen and Tiger Short competitions at the festival’s 53rd edition.   Head South by Jonathan Oglivie opened the festival on Thursday 25 January. The film bringing the festival to a close is now a...


Sandra Hüller, Anne Fontaine, Alexander Kluge and Marco Bellocchio in IFFR Talks lineup

Lineup of special guests confirmed for the IFFR Talks programme, and more as part of RTM and IFFR Pro Clockwise: Sandra Hüller, Alexander Kluge, Anne Fontaine by Matias Indjic © Unifrance, Marco Bellocchio by Anna Camerlingo      International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) presents a Talks programme at its 2024 edition that aims to provide fresh perspectives and profound insights into the world of filmmaking. The s...


The Hubert Bals Fund backs ten new feature projects

The fund underscores its commitment to fostering new and diverse voices, supporting a majority of projects by emerging talent. HBF autumn 2023 filmmaker portraits         The Hubert Bals Fund (HBF) of International Film...

BERLINALE EFM IN FOCUS  15-25 february

The Berlinale 2024 Juries and News from Generation and Berlinale Talents announced

Clockwise from top left: Lupita Nyong'o © Nick Barose; Ann Hui; Albert Serra © Oscar Orengo, Oksana Zabuzhko © Agnete Brun; Brady Corbet © Atsushi Nishijima; Jasmine Trinca © Andrea Gandini; Christian Petzold © Schramm Film    ...

Freedom of Expression for Competition Directors Maryam Moghaddam & Behtash Sanaeeha banned from travelling to Berlinale

Berlinale Issues Call for Freedom of Movement, Freedom of Expression for Competition Directors Maryam Moghaddam & Behtash Sanaeeha   Earlier this month, the Berlinale was pleased to announce the selection of the Iranian film My Favourite Cake by Maryam Moghaddam and Behtash Sanaeeha in Competition at this year’s 74th edition of the festival.  Since then, the festival has learned that as of the time of writing Iranian writers/direc...



Meet with Ted Chalmers/Summer Hill Films at EFM

ATTEND EFM WITH SUMMER HILL!  Contact Us: Ted Chalmers President of Summer Hill Films 10645 N. Tatum Blvd., #200-130,  Phoenix, AZ 85028 USA +1-480-535-8711   Check out some exciting films from Summer Hill at AFM! We will be represented by Ted Chalmers at MGB 1st Floor, Stand #137 from Feb. 16 to 19. Ted can be contacted by clicking the meeting link below.  We look forward to meeting with you!   Be&nb...




The Punto de Vista Official Selection features twenty-three films from fifteen different countries.

Zinzindurrunkarratz by Oskar Alegria will be opening this year's festival, and De caballos y guitarras by Pedro G. Romero is to close it, both films in the Official Selection though not competing     This year around 800 films were entered, from which the twelve features and eight shorts competing for the festival prizes were selected     ...


See A World of Films at Cascadia International Women's Film Festival!

CASCADIA INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS THIS APRIL In-person Festival in Bellingham April 25-28 + Streaming Online May 2-12 Join us this spring in beautiful Bellingham to celebrate exceptional films directed by women around the world! CASCADIA International Women's Film Festival is excited to announce its eighth festival season. Approximately 40 films will be screened over the course of the four-day in person festival in Bellingham,...


Rock Horror Film Festival 2024 Official Selection



The American French Film Festival Announces Dates for 28th Edition

America’s First and Largest French Film Festival will Return to the DGA Theater Complex in Los Angeles to Showcase Premieres of French Film and Television Series for US and International Distributors and the Public   LOS ANGELES The Franco-American Cultural Fund (FACF) announced today that The American French Film Festival (TAFFF) will hold its 28th annual edition and awards competition October 29-November 3 at the Directors Guild of America Theater on Sunset Boulev...


Call for Entries OPEN 27th UNAFF Shared Humanity

  We are delighted to announce the 27th UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival), which was founded in 1998 by Stanford educator and film critic Jasmina Bojic in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.   The 27th UNAFF will be held from October 17th to 27th in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, and San Francisco, and at Stanford University, with the theme SHARED HUMANITY. It continues our dedication to the Uni...


Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival Announces 2024 Lineup

CINEQUEST FILM & CREATIVITY FESTIVAL COMBINES INNOVATION AND THE ARTS WITH 2024 THEME “UPLIFT” March 7-17, Silicon Valley  SILICON VALLEY — The Cinequest Film & Creative Festival returns this March 6-17th promising an extraordinary cinematic experience that merges the worlds of storytelling and technology. Returning to its palatial San Jose venues and flagship time of year, the program is a testament to Cinequest's 2024 theme of "Uplift&qu...


Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival is back March 14-17, 2024!

  Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival is back March 14-17, 2024! We're excited to announce this year's curated program on February 12th. Prepare for the program launch by getting the best way to fest - our updated All-Access Pass. Learn more about what's all included and get your now!   ...


The 6th Annual Sámi Film Festival — Returning February 9 at Scandinavia House & Nationwide!

  The 6th Annual Sámi Film Festival returns to Scandinavia House this February! Presented in partnership with the National Nordic Museum in Seattle, the Festival will take place with in-person screenings at Scandinavia House in NYC on Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10, and virtual screenings available nationwide from February 8-11. This year's program includes the selections of guest curator Liselot...


2024 Victoria Film Festival 30th edition kicked off

The Victoria Film Festival embodies the spirit of the cinematic arts on Vancouver Island. We worship cult films, practice wine & beer sacrifices, offer a ritual of initiation for emerging filmmakers, and bring unique artistic voices from Canada and around the world to local screens. VFF is open to all forms of creative media, but it is deathly allergic to clichés. Every February, we roust hibernating Victorians and islanders, roll out the pink carpet for the sheer glam of it, and t...


Stockfish Celebrating a Decade of Cinematic Experiences in Reykjavík

  Over the past decade, our festival has become a hallmark of cinematic brilliance, showing some of the most remarkable films of world cinema, from groundbreaking debuts to award-winning masterpieces. SFIF showcased the best and brightest talents in the world of filmmaking within Iceland at our WORK IN PROGRESS and witnessed the next generation of filmmakers as they compete for our Short films Award, SPRETTFISKUR.   Throughout these 10 years, SFIF  has been hono...


The UDINE FEFF’s new poster revealed

The FEFF’s new image is once again the work of graphic designer Roberto Rosolin. Walk through a city. It might be Hong Kong or it might be a dot anywhere on the map of Southeast Asia. And while you walk, take the time to raise your eyes and let your gaze drift slowly across the windows of the houses and buildings. There's a life behind each one, and every life contains a story. Small or large, it doesn’t matter. Because each story is just waiting to be told, listened to, ...


MyFrenchFilmFestival : only 15 days left to enjoy the festival!

Only 15 Days Left to Enjoy the Festival! We are now halfway through this 14th edition. Sandrine Kiberlain, Raphaël Quenard, Jane Birkin, Anaïs Demoustier, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Vincent Lacoste, Béatrice Dalle, Anthony Bajon, and many others are waiting for you onscreen.   Wacky comedies, thrillers, genre films, cult classics, documentaries, or animations… there is something for every movie buff! To help you navigate our jam-packed pr...


The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival : Jury Award Nominees - The Best of the Fest

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is an independent non-profit arts organization that continues an active partnership with its founding agency, American Jewish Committee. Both organizations share a common commitment to strengthen Jewish life and foster intergroup understanding among Atlanta’s diverse cultural, ethnic, and religious populations. ...


Hollywood Icon Michael J. Fox to Receive Inaugural Visionary Award at DaVinci International Film Festival’s Sixth Edition

  British Columbia DeLorean Donates $10,000 to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research at Awards Ceremony   Beloved actor Michael J. Fox will be honored with the inaugural Visionary Award, celebrating the human endeavor and the unwavering pursuit of progress, at the sixth edition of the DaVinci International Film Festival (DIFF), the announcement was made today by DIFF founder/director Chadwick Pelletier.   In recognition of Fox's extraord...


Fantastic nights in Fantasporto

  The Forbidden Play – Hideo Nakata - 110’- (Jap) CF/OE – horror, fantástico, v.o., leg ingl, leg. port Images of a happy family. The young son shows his father the severed tail of a lizard. Following his advice, the boy buries the tail, hoping it will bring the animal back alive. But nothing is as simple when the mother dies and the son repeats the proceedings. A curious young woman director is going to investigate what is g...


Fantasporto 44 reveals poster and an exclusive partnership with

fantas2024_cartaz2.jpg returns as media partner of Fantasporto 2024 /44th Porto International Film Festival The festival reveals the full program of this new edition as well as the official poster. The festival will be held at Batalha Film Centre from 1 till March 10th and will screen around 100 films from 34 countries, all of them as national première, european, International and World Première. Most of the directors and teams of the films in competition will be present as wel...


2024 Nature Connection Pitch at Mountainfilm Festival

  Storytellers have a unique and important role to play in driving the culture change needed to increase our care and respect for the natural world and break down the systemic and individual barriers to outdoor access. To support the production and impact of outstanding short films on the theme of nature connection, The Redford Center and Mountainfilm are co-presenting a pitch event at the 2024 Telluride Mountainfilm Festival in partnership with IF/Then Shorts.  All sel...


Submissions for this year's Alexandre Trauner ART/Film Festival opened

The entry period starts today on 1 February only on Filmfreeway and it will be open until 17 June! The festival will take place from 15 to 20 October 2024 in Szolnok, the home of culture, where the TISZApART Cinema will continue to welcome film lovers! Every year we aim to promote production design, scientific and fine art films (or films that are made using some of the tools of fine arts), young filmmakers and active professionals, to bring more creative ideas and u...



Welcome to the 1st annual B!TCHFEST: An International Women’s & LGBTQIA+ Film Festival & Screenplay Contest with a groundbreaking in-person event for both Filmmakers and Screenwriters in the heart of Los Angeles. At B!tchFest we’re not just breaking glass ceilings; we’re shattering them into a million pieces by unleashing the Power of Female and LGBTQIA+ Voices in Film and Television! Get ready for a cinematic celebration that&rsqu...


Call for Entry - 22nd International Festival For Animation Film, Baden/Switzerland

Animated shorts of all kind and techniques are eligible for Fantoche’s 2024 competitions if they’ve been completed after 31 December 2022 and last no longer than 40 minutes. Submission is free of charge and will close on 12 May 2024. You can submit via FilmFreeway: The international show of animation film has become one of the world’s most prominent animation festivals and is the largest cultural event in Switzerland that is devoted exclu...
Digital Gym


Meet with Ted Chalmers/Summer Hill Films at EFM

ATTEND EFM WITH SUMMER HILL!   Check out some exciting films from Summer Hill at AFM! We will be represented by Ted Chalmers at MGB 1st Floor, Stand #137 from Feb. 16 to 19. Ted can be contacted by clicking the meeting link below.  We look forward to meeting with you!   Be sure to check out our website at to see all our other available films. We look forward to working with you throughout the rest of 2024 and beyond! If you...

The Cat is back! Come Meet With Us in Berlin!

TomCat Films will be in Berlin this year for EFM from February 16 to Feb. 20.  Please contact Ted Chalmers to set up a meeting or click below:   Check out some exciting new releases for international and Non-U.S. territories from TomCat Films!  FEATURED RELEASES:   (NO U.S., CANADA or U.K.) U.S. THEATRICAL!  Hannah Blair tells people stories, predicts their future and even dabbles in communi...

"Bardejov" Unveils New Trailer and Poster; Hollywood's Top Stars Support New Film by Danny A. Abeckaser

Director Danny A. Abeckaser has unveiled the trailer and poster for his new film, the WWII drama Bardejov, in advance of its March 19th debut on digital.     The film stars Robert Davi, Danny A. Abeckaser, Dean Miroshnikov, Emma Renana Bardea, Kyle Stefanski, Omer Hazan, and Darren Weiss.   Many celebs are taking notice and sharing the news about this important film, including Gal Gadot.          Synopsis: Young Hlink...


World Cinema Fund with Twelve Films in the Berlinale Programme / WCF Day 2024 / German Federal Cultural Foundation Extends and I

  Pepe by Nelson Carlos De Los Santos Arias © Monte & Culebra World Cinema Fund with Twelve Films in the Berlinale Programme / WCF Day 2024 / German Federal Cultural Foundation Extends and Increases Funding The World Cinema Fund (WCF) was founded in 2004 on the initiative of the German Federal Cultural Foundation and the Berlinale to fund high-quality filmmaking in countries with a weak film infrastructure and at the same time to promote cultural di...

Digital Gym


Sydney Film Festival announces the launch of the First Nations Award, with a cash prize for Indigenous filmmaking at $35,000

    SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NEW FIRST NATIONS AWARD PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY TRUANT PICTURES WITH WORLD’S LARGEST CASH PRIZE FOR INDIGENOUS FILMMAKING 2024 SFF Film Submissions Close 01 March Sydney Film Festival announces the launch of the First Nations Award, establishing the world's largest cash prize for Indigenous filmmaking at $35,000, proudly supported by Truant Pictures. Open to First Nations filmmakers from across the globe, the First Nations Award c...


Awards from the 2024 Chandler International Film Festival

CIFF 2024 has officially ended, but the past 10 days have been unforgettable. Thank you again for watching, submitting, and participating in our 8th annual festival. It wouldn't have been possible without all of you!   Congratulations to all the winners, nominees, and official selections! WHAT A FESTIVAL!!!     ...


Hollywood Icon Michael J. Fox to Receive Inaugural Visionary Award at DaVinci International Film Festival’s Sixth Edition

British Columbia DeLorean Donates $10,000 to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research at Awards Ceremony   Beloved actor Michael J. Fox will be honored with the inaugural Visionary Award, celebrating the human endeavor and the unwavering pursuit of progress, at the sixth edition of the DaVinci International Film Festival (DIFF), the announcement was made today by DIFF founder/director Chadwick Pelletier.   In recognition of Fox's extraord...


AWARDS FROM Fipadoc's Industry Days 2024

  Fipadoc's Industry Days 2024 closed their doors on Thursday, January 25. Discover the winning projects! © Mathias Fennetaux   ...


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Rest in peace and power, dear Norman Jewison

I had such a pleasure meeting you and working with you on the release of ONLY YOU! Charming fairy tale/ romantic comedy! I am sharing a message from The Canadian Film Center which he was running! It is with great sadness that the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) acknowledges the passing of its beloved founder – iconic and award-winning filmmaker Norman Jewison. Jewison passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2024 in Los Angeles at the age of 97. “Norman had such charisma, ...


Mohsen Makhmalbaf Iranian director will be the president of the 30th Vesoul International Film Fest

Moshen Makhmalbaf president of the 30th Vesoul International film Festival of Asian Cinema with Hanah Makhmalbaf and Martine and Jean-Marc Thérouanne, co-directors of FICA (photo credit FICA)   Taiwan and India in the spotlight at the 30th Vesoul IFF of Asian Cinema (February 6-13, 2024)   The 30th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema (February 6-13, 2024) will feature 92 films, including 52 never-before-seen films from 29 countries, under the banner ...


Bruno Chatelin, your editor, will be a documentary jury member at SR - Socially Relevant Film Festival NY

SR - Socially Relevant Film Festival NY 2024 will run it s 11th annual edition March 12-21, 2024.    WHAT IS SRFF?   SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival New York is a film festival that focuses on socially relevant film content, andhuman interest stories that raise awareness to social problems and offer positive solutions through the powerfulmedium of cinema. SR believes that through raised awareness, expanded knowledge about diverse cultures, andthe ...



Movie Talks at Fantasporto 44

Specially dedicated to cinema training. Taking advantage of the availability of some of the national and foreign guests at Fantasporto 2024, a program of debates/conferences/workshops was organized aimed at a younger audience, young filmmakers and film students . The aim of this extra-exhibition program of festival films is to promote debate and gatherings, reflecting and pointing out ways for new filmmakers and film lovers FREE ENTRY.   Sunday, 3 March , 5pm   AN APPROACH TO AM...


AFMX founder Ivan Wiener, steps aside, Kira Sipler steps in as AFMX new Executive Director

Bruno Chatelin ( founder) salutes his friend and partner Ivan Wiener for his incredible success with his Festival.  Albuquerque Film and Music Experience (AFMX) welcomes Kira Sipler, current Director of Operations and Filmmaker Liaison, to its Executive Director position. With a strong background in volunteer coordination and a deep passion for the creative community, Sipler is poised to lead AFMX into a new era of celebrating talent in film and music while nurturin.


Golden Trailer Awards 
20 May 2024

Early Deadline: January 26th, 2024 (Midnight PST)

Regular Deadline: March 29th, 2024 (Midnight PST)
Late Deadline: April 5th, 2024 (Midnight PST)

The Golden Trailer Awards is the award show honoring the best in feature film previews and global marketing. The show is an audio visual extravaganza of non-stop entertainment and adrenaline-pumping fun. Packing a year’s worth of explosions, laughs, surprises and hit music into a fast and furious thrill ride, the press has dubbed the GTA’s “the Academy Awards for the short attention span.” 

Taking only 90 minutes to roll through 17 categories ranging from Best Drama to the Golden Fleece, the Golden Trailer Awards is as diverse and exciting as the art form to which it pays homage.


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New York Festivals TV & Film Awards

April 16, 2024



New York Festivals TV & Film Awards honors content in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. Embracing all aspects of the Television and Film industries, categories mirror today's global trends and encourage the next generation of story-tellers by recognizing innovators in our 14 Category Groups: News Program, News Reports/Feature, Sports Program, Documentary, Entertainment Program, Entertainment Special, Craft Program, Promotion/Open & ID,  Craft Promotion/Open & ID, Streaming, Student, Films, Corporate Image, and Craft Films/Productions.




Global Entertainment Awards 



The Global Entertainment Awards honour the role marketing and promotion play in powering the entertainment industry. We celebrate the creative people around the world whose work drives us to want, play, watch and listen to entertainment.

7 Regions. 4 Consumer Entertainment Markets.

26 Awards Categories. Pricing

Early Bird Entry Deadline 31 December 2023.

Regional Winners announced February 2024.
Global Entertainment Awards Winners announced March 2024.


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NYC Independent Film Festival

June 5 - 8, 2024



January 15, 2024 Late Deadline
February 15, 2024 Extended Deadline

Home of the NYC Indie Awards the festival aims to discover the Artist Filmmaker, showcasing them to the entertainment industry and the NYC public. All NYCIndieFF screenings take place in the historic center of NYC, Time Square which is the perfect home for an event geared toward creating incredible opportunities for independent voices.

NYCIndieFF honors the Best in Category which includes Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Super Short, Best Covid Diaries, as well as Best Director and Best Screenplay.

New York City Independent Film Festival (NYCIndieFF) will hold a physical festival this year. We will celebrate the Independent Filmmaker, documentaries, short and feature-length films and animation. Whether a submission is comedic, dramatic, or something in between, The NYCIndieFF is eager to embrace fresh ideas and storytelling.


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Julien Dubuque International Film Festival

April 24 – 28, 2024



Deadline: January 25, 2024


RANKED AS ONE OF THE TOP 50 FILM FESTIVALS WORTH THE SUBMISSION FEE BY MOVIEMAKER MAGAZINE AND ONE OF THE TOP REVIEWED ON FilmFreeway, JDIFF is known for its networking opportunities, best communication, quaint location, great programming, friendly staff & volunteers, inquisitive audience, multiple screening opportunities, workshops, panels, amazing events and parties and so much more! And most importantly, lots of FREE FOOD in our filmmaker lounge, where many friendships and collaborations have been made.

JDIFF is ALL about the independent filmmaker and is truly geared for the best experience!

Our final nominees are judged by our Jury members of Film professionals, such as Directors, Producers, Critics, Director of Photography, etc and choose the final winner of each category.

JDIFF acknowledges emerging filmmakers from around the world and is committed to bringing world class entertainment to the heart of the midwest.

Watch the 2023 AWARD CEREMONY Highlights Video by I JDIFF Video channel: ambiance and INTERVIEWS


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French Riviera Film Festival 

May 19-20, 2023



Regular Deadline February 11, 2024

Late Deadline March 9, 2024
Extended Deadline April 9, 2024

The 6th annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) will recognize and celebrate short-form content created for film, television, Web and all digital platforms. In the glamorous South of France setting, FRFF invites filmmakers from around the globe to participate in the two-day festival that includes screenings, awards ceremony, and closing gala party. FRFF will place the spotlight on the best short-form filmed content during the time period of the annual Festival de Cannes. A prestigious jury panel will select Best Drama Short, Best Comedy Short, Best Documentary Short, Best Animation Short, Best Experimental Short, Best Lifestyle Short, Best Fashion Short, Best Music Video, Best Female Filmmaker Award, Best Director Award, Best Actor Award, Best Actress Award, Best Activism Short, Best Micro Short Award, Industry Excellence Award, and Lifetime Achievement Awards . Attendees and participants will include filmmakers, industry executives, celebrities, media, and influencers.

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ONES TO WATCH FOR FESTIVAL CONSIDERATION  carefuly curated by Bruno Chatelin

Can I go Home Now?

Documentary bt Pritan Ambroase USA 2024 1hour 42 minutes "Movie that Matters Award in Cannes"

The film is a cry of revolution from Children all around the world who continue to ask "Can I Go Home Now?" while being terrorized by wars. Filmed in the current war zone of Ukraine as missiles flew overhead, 'Can I Go Home Now?' is a heartbreaking, moving, and powerful documentary film that gives a voice to Children suffering from ongoing horrific wars. No adults are allowed to speak in this film. Rarely do Children get to have a say in a war fought by adults, and this film gives the Children a voice and a chance to speak up as they tell the story of this war in their own words. The film bears witness to their experiences, fears and hopes in a war zone. Despite their circumstances, they continue to dream and hope for a better future. The film is a lesson in courage about the impact of wars on Children all over the world and a testament to human resilience. This film is a testament to the fact that wars that affect Children cannot be allowed to happen anymore, anwhere in the world.


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Wild Genius by Susan Kucera (Living in the future's past, Hot Money, 12th hour...)
Social impact documentary on evolutionary biologist Robert Travis,  1h:12minutes USA December 2023

Wild Genius portrays the exceptional life, career and mental health challenges of living legend Robert Trivers, the evolutionary biologist TIME magazine named as “one of the greatest scientists of the 20th Century”. Harvard psychologist and best selling Author, Steven Pinker calls him “an under-appreciated genius, and one of history’s greatest thinkers in the analysis of behavior and emotion.” An advocate for civil rights, Trivers’ straightforward logic makes an empowering case: understanding our evolutionary past isn't a life sentence but a liberating force.  Wild Genius is an entertaining and intellectual odyssey that challenges us to confront our evolutionary roots and societal taboos, daring us to think differently about ourselves and our place in the natural world. This isn't just the story of a groundbreaking scientist; it's an invitation to transform our understanding of life itself. We have the cognitive tools to know ourselves better and, by extension, to make a better world.


Maya by Julia Verdin
USA 2023 1hour 44 minutes written and directed by Julia Verdin


Teenage Maya is raised in a household stricken by her father’s abandonment.
Maya makes the wrong encounter on social media and meets Ray a handsome stranger she falls for: he encourages Maya to run away from home...she ends up being set up for appointments with Ray’s “clients” until Police finds her. Can Maya's mother help her get back on her feet, or will Maya be forever lost to the dark world she has fallen prey to?

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Gender Transformation The Untold Realities 
USA 2023 1 hour 23 minutes written and directed by Tobias Elvhage and Liza Morberg


Through the real-life experience of several transgender youth and expert interviews, this docudrama provides an uncensored look into the forces behind this movement and reveals untold stories you have never heard.

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Unseen Crisis Documentary by Cindy Drukier
Canada 2023

Some who took vaccine with the noblest of intentions experienced unexpected debilitating aftereffects. Instead of compassion, they were met with skepticism; instead of being helped they were shunned; instead of being heard, they were silenced. Join us as we bring their stories out of the shadows so they can be heard and seen and no longer alone.

And yet nobody's coming to the rescue of truth?

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Rear View Cataclysm by Eric Frodsham

2023 USA 96 minutes

Rear View Cataclysm is the story of two brothers and an ex-girlfriend who try to recapture the love and passion and of their past. Edison is trapped in a toxic marriage and invites down-on-his-luck brother, Blake (Jason Liebrecht), to a popular local music festival. Broke and depressed, Blake agrees, not realizing that Edison has also invited Mazie (Caroline Ducey), his ex-girlfriend.  No one can predict the course of desire, reconciliation and regret that unfolds. Set against the barren landscapes of rural Texas and featuring the hypnotic sounds of Grouper and Govinda along with Punk Rock Bands Zounds and The Jesus LizardRear View Cataclysm is a feast for the heart and senses.

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Palmarès et cérémonie de clôture du Fipadoc Pro 2024

  Le Fipadoc Pro s'est clôturé ce jeudi 25 janvier avec la remise des prix professionnels. Découvrez les projets primés ! © Mathias Fennetaux   BEST INTERNATIONAL PITCH AWARD ...

Les nominés aux Cesar 2024 sont...

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Le Règne Animal et Anatomie d'une chute en tête des nominations! La cérémonie des Cesar aura lieu le vendredi 23 février sur la scène de l’Olympia, à Paris. La soirée sera présidée par Valérie Lemercier et sera diffusée en clair et en direct sur Canal+. Voici la liste des nominations : Meilleure actrice Marion Cotillard dans « Little girl blue » Léa Drucker dans « L&rsquo...

Festival du court métrage de Clermont : découvrez la bande annonce et les jurys

DÉCOUVREZ LES JURYS ET LA BANDE-ANNONCE DU FESTIVAL DU COURT MÉTRAGE   À l'occasion de cette 46e édition, ce sont plus de 500 courts métrages qui attendent les festivalier·e·s, tous genres et toutes nationalités confondus, du 2 au 10 février 2024, exclusivement en salles. Une première compétition et un panorama de films en réalité virtuelle, des expositions, des rencontres et des moments festi...


Découvrez le palmarès de Gérardmer

  Palmarès Awards   Le Jury de la 31e édition du Festival international du film fantastique de Gé...


Le FIFF met en lumière le cinéma de Macédoine du Nord

        Pour sa 38e édition, le Festival International du Film de Fribourg (FIFF) met en lumière la Macédoine du Nord dans la section Nouveau territoire. Situé dans les Balkans, ce pays plus petit que la Suisse révèle une cinématographie passionnante et de haute qualité. Dans ce premier panorama au monde consacré au cinéma macédonien, 10 longs métrages ainsi qu’un programme ...


Écran total acquiert Cinéfinance

  Dans le cadre de son plan de développement, Écran total prend la majorité du capital de Cinéfinance, la société spécialisée dans la création, la conception et l’organisation d’événements dans l’univers du cinéma et de l’audiovisuel (   Fondée en 1987 par Yannic de Taisne, Cinéfinance compte en particulier parmi ses clients des entreprises te...


La 34ème édition des Rencontres Cinématographiques de Salon-de-Provence se tiendra du 5 au 14 avril 2024

Les Rencontres Cinématographiques de Salon-de-Provence reviennent au printemps, du 5 au 14 avril, avec un thème fort : la jeunesse. Au programme de ce festival qui fait la part belle au cinéma d’Art et d’Essai : 60 films projetés dont plus d’une trentaine de premiers films, 17 avant-premières, 7 documentaires, 40 pays traversés, des projections pour les scolaires et les familles, des&...


La cérémonie 2024 du Marius de l’audiodescription se tiendra le 21 février prochain au CNC.

  Cet événement, en marge de la Cérémonie des César, a été créé pour honorer les professionnels du cinéma, les audiodescripteurs, qui se distinguent par leur engagement envers l'accessibilité cinématographique en plus de leurs qualités de narrateur. La cérémonie sera animée par Laetitia Bernard, journaliste France Inter. Les nommés de l’édition 2024 so...


Découvrez l'affiche Reims Polar 2024 du 9 au 14 avril 2024 : Forza Italia

b3821b3d-863c-34ab-6d0a-1f78412e40e4.jpg « Dans le monde qui nous agite, les montreurs de marionnettes sont légion et la manipulation s’inscrit dans le genre qui nous intéresse. Le visuel de cette 4e édition de Reims Polar rend donc hommage au « parrain », à savoir Francis Ford Coppola avec l’affiche de THE GODFATHER. À travers la mafia, à la fois source d’inspiration et source d’action, c’est l’Italie que nou...


Claude Lelouch, une histoire d’amour née sur les Planches de Deauville célébrée pour la Saint-Valentin

  A l’occasion du centenaire des Planches de Deauville en 2024, célébré par de multiples rendez-vous tout au long de l’année, qui mieux que Claude Lelouch pour honorer la fête des amoureux ? Le temps de quelques « Dabadabada », samedi 10 février, Claude Lelouch est de retour à Deauville pour une journée exceptionnelle. « Ces Planches sont si étroitement liées à ma vie et &ag...


39e FIFF - Appel à films Ouverture des inscriptions

  C'est parti pour des heures et des heures de visionnage ! Durant les 4 prochains mois, notre comité de programmation va s'affairer à scruter, explorer et visionner plus de 1500 films afin de dénicher les pépites du 7e art et de concocter une programmation à la fois captivante et audacieuse.  Vous avez réalisé ou produit un long ou court métrage et êtes enfin prêt·e·s à ...


Création française de The Exterminating Angel de Thomas Adès 29 février - 23 mars 2024 - Opéra Bastille

L’opéra adapté du film éponyme de Luis Buñuel (1962), The Exterminating Angel, du compositeur et chef d’orchestre britannique Thomas Adès (2016) sera donné pour la première fois en France à l’Opéra Bastille à partir du 29 février 2024.   La mise en scène de cette nouvelle production est confiée à Calixto Bieito pour traduire l’...


Ouverture des inscriptions pour la 12e édition des Rencontres du Sud

Pour la 12e édition des Rencontres du Sud, René Kraus et son équipe vous accueilleront du lundi 18 au vendredi 22 mars inclus au cinéma Le Vox sur la place de l’Horloge à Avignon.     Les premières informations ! Commencez l'inscription >> ...


Le Festival Format Court fête ses 5 ans !

  La 5e édition du Festival Format Court se tiendra du jeudi 25 au dimanche 28 avril 2024, au Studio des Ursulines, Paris 5e. Depuis 15 ans, le magazine Format Court, site de référence incontournable de l’actualité du court métrage mondial, met en lumière et valorise ce format et ses acteurs. Le Festival est né il y a 5 ans, sous forme de rétrospective pour les 10 ans du magazine. Le Festival Format Court est la prolongation n...


MyFrenchFilmFestival: Plus que 15 jours pour profiter du festival !

Nous sommes à mi-parcours de cette 14e édition. Sandrine Kiberlain, Raphaël Quenard, Jane Birkin, Anaïs Demoustier, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Vincent Lacoste, Béatrice Dalle, Anthony Bajon et tant d’autres vous attendent derrières vos écrans.   Comédies décalées, thrillers, films de genre, classiques, documentaires, films d’animation… il y en a pour tous les cinéphiles ! Pour ...


Francis Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda lettres d'amour 1918 - 1940 aux Editions du Rocher

Francis Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) et Zelda Fitzgerald (1900-1948) sont les plus brillants représentants de la Lost generation, ce groupe d'auteurs américains expatriés à Paris durant les Années folles. Lui, auteur de l'immense succès  Gatsby le Magnifique, de L'Etrange Histoire de Benjamin Button ou de Tendre est la nuit, tourmenté par l'alcoolisme, elle, sa muse mais également romancière (Accordez-moi ...

L’Affiche de la 49e Cérémonie des César

L’Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma a le plaisir de vous dévoiler l’affiche de la 49e Cérémonie des César.  Pour cette nouvelle soirée du cinéma français, l’Académie a souhaité rendre hommage à l’animation et au court métrage, au travers d’un photogramme tiré de "La Belle Fille et le Sorcier", un court métrage de 1992 réalis&eacut...


CHRISTOPHER NOLAN César d’Honneur de la 49e Cérémonie des César

L’Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma et CANAL+ sont heureux d’annoncer que  le réalisateur britannico-américain Christopher Nolan recevra un César d’Honneur lors de la  49e Cérémonie des César, le vendredi 23 février prochain sur la scène de l’Olympia.  La sortie de chacune de ses œuvres fait l’objet d’un véritable événement. Depuis ses d&eac...


AGNÈS JAOUI César d’Honneur de la 49e Cérémonie des César

La cinéaste et actrice française Agnès Jaoui recevra un César d’Honneur lors de la 49e Cérémonie des César, le vendredi 23 février prochain sur la scène de l’Olympia.  Auteure, réalisatrice, actrice, chanteuse. Agnès Jaoui est une artiste complète au style inimitable. C’est au théâtre, en 1987, que sa carrière démarre véritablement et se voit à jam...




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