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VIDEO: Filmmakers of PERSIAN VERSION talk with Filmfestivals com following their two awards at Sundance

AUDIENCE AWARD: U.S. DRAMATIC - THE PERSIAN VERSION WALDO SALT SCREENWRITING AWARD: U.S. DRAMATIC - THE PERSIAN VERSION When a large Iranian-American family gathers for the patriarch's heart transplant, a family secret is uncovered that catapults the estranged mother and daughter into an exploration of the past. Toggling between the United States and Iran over decades, mother and daughter discover they are more alike than they know. Interview with MARYAM KESHAVARZ wri...

Slamdance Film Festival 2023 Awards

Slamdance Film Festival 2023 Awards trifecta winner is  “Starring Jerry As Himself”  (Grand Jury Documentary Feature Film, Audience Award Documentary Feature Film Winner and Acting Award Winner for Jerry) documenting how an immigrant father Jerry is recruited by the Chinese police to be an undercover agent. This standout world premiere hybrid documentary had sold out screenings and standing ovations (the film is headed to Santa Barbara I...

The Votes Are In: Celebrate the 2023 Award-Winners

  Our jurors and audiences have voted, and we’re thrilled to announce the award-winners of this year’s Fest! Congratulations to Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson (Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project) who were awarded the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic; Luke Lorentzen (A Still Small Voice) who was presented with the Directing Award: U.S. Documentary; Sing J. Lee (The Accidental Getaway Driver) who received the Directing Award: U.S. Dramatic; and Anna Hints (Smoke...

Sundance 2023 AWARD WINNERS

As the 2023 Sundance Film Festival winds down, it’s natural to reflect on the impactful, emotional, and inspiring times that we’ve all shared. We’re swapping must-see watchlists and unforgettable stories of early mornings, late nights, and buzzing theaters. One of our favorite ways of marking the incredible w...

Nominees announced for the Sony Future Filmmaker Awards 2023

  Creo is delighted to announce the shortlist for the first edition of the Sony Future Filmmaker Awards. Established by Creo and sponsored by Sony as a major new annual awards program for short films, the Sony Future Filmmaker Awards set out to elevate original voices from around the globe with a fresh perspective on storytelling.   The inaugural competition ran from July 26 through December 13, 2022, drawing a huge response: over 4,000 films by more than 3,000 filmmakers in 1...

InkTip Grand Prize Winner and Finalists for the InkTip Pro Screenwriting Contest – Holiday Scripts

Where everyone goes for scripts and writers For over 20 years, InkTip has been the premiere online marketplace connecting producers with talented writers. The InkTip Pro Screenwriting Contest continues that tradition by shining a spotlight on some of the best on InkTip. We are excited to announce the Grand Prize Winner and Finalists for the InkTip Pro Screenwriting Contest – Holiday Scripts. Please click here to view the Grand Prize Winner and Finalists. InkTip Pro Screen...

Casting Society (CSA) announces the film nominees for the 38th Artios Awards

38th ARTIOS Awards will be held on March 9, 2023   Casting Society  (CSA) today announces the film nominees for the 38th Artios Awards, which honor the contribution of Casting Professionals to film, television, theatre and commercials. The winners will be revealed on Thursday, March 9, 2023. The in-person celebration will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.   The film nominees for the 38th Artios Awards are:   ANIMATION THE BAD GUYS – Christi Soper Hilt  ...

Festival de Cannes Official Selections on Path to Oscar Gold

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The 95th Academy Awards nominations were announced this morning in Los Angeles. The Festival de Cannes is delighted to see the films of the Official Selection, represented in 15 categories and cumulating 20 nominations: Best Picture, Directing, Actor in a leading role, Visual effects, Cinematography, Film editing, Production design, Makeup and hairstyling, International feature, Documentary feature, Original song, Original screenplay, Adapted screenplay, Sound and Co...

Shorts Not Pants Film Festival Announces 2022 Festival Award Winners

With the 10th anniversary Shorts Not Pants Film Festival officially wrapped, it’s that time to present some Short Film Awards.    This year’s festival was a hybrid with in-person screenings held at Innis Town Hall November 18 - 20, and virtually available Canada-wide from November 21 - 27.      Started in 2012 in Toronto by James McNally, Shorts Not Pants has carried the torch for short films gaining much attraction and attention from filmmakers ar...

State of the Awards race since Cannes and Venice: Tom Cruise, Austin Butler, Cate Blanchette, Steven Spielberg, and Michell Yeoh

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CANNES: Tom Cruise received a special award and his film, “Top Gun,” opened the festival to rave reviews.  Movies are back in theaters in a big way and respect for American film at Cannes seemed to fly over the skies.  It was a story of overcoming all odds after the Big Shutdown of the last several years.   VENICE: premiered “Tar,” and critical response to star Cate Blanchette’s performance has never wavered from the competition for Best Actress.&nb...

LIFT-OFF Season Awards 2022 Official Nominations Announcement!

SEASON AWARD CATEGORIES: Best Feature Live Action Narrative, Best Feature Documentary, Best Short Live Action Narrative, Best Short Documentary, Best Animation, Best Art Direction, Best Post-Production, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best First-Time Film. Click here to find out more about the Season Awards >> Watch the full ceremony online!   ...

The winners of the European Film Awards are...

  European Film TRIANGLE OF SADNESS directed by Ruben Östlund, produced by Erik Hemmendorff & Philippe Bober (Sweden/ Germany/ France/ United Kingdom)   European Documentary MARIUPOLIS 2 directed by Mantas Kvedaravičius (Lithuania/ France/ Germany)   European Director Ruben Östlund for TRIANGLE OF SADNESS   European Actress Vicky Krieps in CORSAGE   European Actor Zlatko Burić in TRIANGLE OF SADNESS   Euro...

Winners of the Golden Globes 2023: See the complete list

The Banshees of Inisherin led all movies with eight nominations , Spielberg took best picture (drama) and best director for the Fabelmans   Film Best Motion Picture — Drama Avatar: The Way of Water Elvis WINNER: The Fabelmans Tár Top Gun: Maverick Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy Babylon WINNER: The Banshees of Inisherin Everything Everywhere All at Once Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Triangle of S...

Colin Farrell & Brendan Gleeson will be honored with the Cinema Vanguard Award at the 38th Santa Barbara Festival

  Cinema Vanguard Award Honoring COLIN FARRELL and BRENDAN GLEESON Thursday, February 16th, 2023 8:00pm Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA Colin Farrell & Brendan Gleeson will be honored with the Cinema Vanguard Award at the 38th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, on Thursday February 16th, 2023. The event will be an in-person conversation about their careers where they speak on their performances including Martin McDonagh’s THE BANSHEE...

Casting Society’s 38th Artios Award film nominations.

The film nominees for the 38th Artios Awards are:   ANIMATION THE BAD GUYS – Christi Soper Hilt  LIGHTYEAR – Natalie Lyon, Kevin Reher, Kate Hansen-Birnbaum (Associate Casting Director) MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON – Jessica Kelly, Kate Geller (Associate Casting Director) PUSS IN BOOTS: THE LAST WISH -  Christi Soper Hilt TURNING RED – Natalie Lyon, Kevin Reher, Kate Hansen-Birnbaum (Associate Casting Director)   BIG BUDGET - COMEDY BROS ...

14 students as winners of the 49th Student Academy Awards® competition

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 14 students as winners of the 49th Student Academy Awards® competition.  This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,796 entries from 614 colleges and universities around the world.  The 2022 winners join the ranks of such past Student Academy Award® winners as Patricia Cardoso, Pete Docter, Spike Lee, Patricia Riggen and Robert Zemeckis. The winners are (listed alphabetically by catego...

VIDEO: Palm Springs International Film Awards kicks off awards season

Tonight, the Palm Springs International Film Awards welcomed the stars to the desert, kicking off awards season by honoring the year’s most buzzed about films and performances. The event was presented by American Express and sponsored by Entertainment Tonight and IHG Hotels & Resorts. The event welcomed first time co-hosts - Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner. Honorees were presented with either the John Kennedy "The Entertainer" statue or a Ch...

World War III Star and Venice FilmFest Winner Mohsen Tanabandeh Nominated in Asian Film Awards

For his performance in the movie "World War III" that has already earned him a Best Actor award in the Horizons section of the 79th International Venice Film Festival, Mohsen Tanabandeh has received a nomination for Best Actor in Asian Film Awards. The 16th round of Asian Film Awards has today on 6 Jan, 2023, released the list of nominees in 16 categories, with Mohsen Tanabandeh a runner-up for the Best Actor prize for his role in Houman Seyyedi's World War III, reports CineIran...

Elvis rocks Capri with 8 Awards, including best film and best director...

Pascal Vicedomini with Francesco Carrozzini and Baz Luhrmann  Netflix gets nine Capri Awards including Del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’, ‘Glass Onion’, ‘All Quiet in the Western Front’ as well as Ana De Arana for “Blonde” and Alejandro G. Inarritu for his visionary “Bardo” ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ garners three Capri Awards; Brendan Fraser named as the Best Actor, Angela Bassett Best Supporting Actres; ‘Everything Eve...

Cittador International Film Festival - Winners 2022

      Winners 2022 Jury Awarded Films   Best Narrative Short – Jury Award “The Pencil“ by Alexandre Mahutte, Canada Jury´s Statement ...

4 wins at LA Live Film Festival for Time is Eternal

Happy Dream Team directors on the red carpet in LA ...

Big Win at UK Fashion Film Festival for Time is Eternal

Best Fashion Film at UK Fashion Film Festival watch the ceremony !   ...

Dream Team nominated for Best Directors at Sarajevo Fashion Film Festival

The awards ceremony of the 7th edition of the Sarajevo Fashion Film Festival  will take place 22nd December at Cineplexx Sarajevo B&H from 8pm  ...

Wildlife Conservation Film Festival 2022 CATEGORY WINNERS

  We’re into the third week of the 12th Wildlife Conservation Film Festival 2022.  With one week to go, there is still plenty of time to view amazing films celebrating wonderful species and the powerful efforts to conserve their habitats and ecosystems.    This week we’re delighted to announce the WCFF 2022 Category Winners. All the films in the festival have important messages to communicate. Sometimes the themes are challenging, but ultimately ...

The nominees for the Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize 2023 are revealed!

  Five Nordic drama series are nominated for the NOK 200,000 (€20,000) Nordic drama series screenwriting award, presented at Göteborg Film Festival´s TV Drama Vision. For the seventh consecutive year, the Nordisk Film & TV Fond funded award for outstanding writing of a Nordic drama series will be presented during TV Drama Vision, Göteborg Film Festival’s conference event and series market. Five drama series from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden ...
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