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10th Annual Key West Film Festival Announces Awards

    The 10th Annual Key West Film Festival announced its awards today. The festival showed more than 75 films during the 5-day festival, which ran November 17-21 and celebrated its 10th Anniversary.  The award winners for the 10th annual Key West Film Festival were presented Saturday evening, November 21, with many awardees in attendance. The feature film winners were as follows: Best Documentary - "Bernstein's Wall" directed by Douglas Tirola Be...

Farhadi’s “A Hero” Receives Best Motion Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay @ Hafez Awards

Asghar Farhadi’s latest feature film “A Hero” received the Best Motion Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay prizes from the 21st round of Hafez Awards in Iran. “A Hero” which is an Iran’s Oscar contender will be released in U.S. theaters on January 7 before its online launch on Amazon Prime Video on January 21. The story is about a man named Rahim who is in prison because of an unpaid debt. While on a two-day release, he and the wom...

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces legendary Spanish director Carlos Saura as the latest recipient of its Lifetime A

T allinn Black Nights Film Festival announces legendary Spanish director Carlos Saura as the latest recipient of its Lifetime Ach PÖFF25  LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD   PÖFF25 will host the European premier of Saura’s latest feature, The King Of All The World, in the Official Selection - Out Of Competition Producers of The King Of All The World, Esebio Pacha and Alexandra Fierro, will be in attendance, while the director has sent his video greetings to...

Eurimages co-production award for Maria Ekerhovd

  This year’s Eurimages co-production award, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in fostering international exchange, pays tribute to a woman’s contribution to the success of film co-production. In 2011, she founded the production company Mer Film, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. In these ten years, Ekerhovd has been the delegate producer on ten feature films, as well as many co-productions, a number of which have been supported by Eu...

Santa Fe Film Institute Announces 5 Grant Awardees

5 Filmmakers to earn funding in 2021   Five filmmakers will be awarded for Santa Fe Film Institute’s (SFFI) first Regional Grant cycle. Grant recipients include Deja Bernhardt, Sharon Arteaga, Siena Sofia Bergt, Petyr Xyst, and Lois Lipman.    The SFFI team created this grant in 2021 as a professional opportunity to encourage and support filmmakers in New Mexico and the surrounding region. SFFI received applications from filmmakers throughout New Mexico, as well as the...

FLIFF Best Documentary: ENOUGH! Lebanon’s Darkest Hour, directed by Daizy Gedeon

The 36 Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival Announces 2021 Award Winners    The 36th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF36) wrapped after 18 days on Nov. 21st with film awards at Savor Cinema prior to the last film of the festival, Laurent Tirard’s smart and sophisticated arthouse comedy, The Speech.  The festival, which started Nov. 4th reeled out 200 films from over 40 countries in over 350 screenings. Film tal...

RIDM announces the 2021 People’s Choice Award: DEAR AUDREY by Jeremiah Hayes

      The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) ended its run of theatrical screenings yesterday, Sunday, November 21. The 24th edition presented 78 public screenings for many eager filmgoers who had the opportunity to discover the selected films on the big screen at the Cinémathèque québécoise, Cinéma du Musée, Cinéma du Parc or Cineplex Quartier Latin.   Invited to vote for their favourite film, audiences ch...

European Film Awards Reformat as Distanced Live Event

Attendance Limited to Nominees and Winners The 34th European Film Awards will take place as a live ceremony, broadcast and streamed from Berlin, on Saturday, 11 December 2021. It will not include the usual audience of academy members, partners and guests from the film industry, and will not be attended by the international media. Participation will be limited to nominees and award recipients.  The decision acknowledges the deteriorating situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic in an in...

Winners at the 43rd edition of the Efebo d'Oro

The 43rd edition of the Efebo d'Oro ended yesterday, which this year awarded the Efebo d'Oro for Lifetime Achievement - Banca Popolare Sant'Angelo Costa-Gavras, Greek naturalized French director, internationally renowned filmmaker whose filmography it is synonymous with civic commitment and intellectual honesty. L'Efebo d'oro New languages ​​- City of Palermo was awarded to Constanze Ruhm, Austrian filmmaker, director, artist, author and curator, whose works i...

Winning shorts from the 20th MIAMIsFF

Here are the winning shorts from the 20th MIAMIsFF! If you weren't able to make the festival but want to watch all of this year's official selections, including the winners, then check out the 2021 Virtual Festival! Streaming now through 11/30 - you can get an All-Access Virtual Pass for just $29.99 and enjoy this year's best shorts from the comfort of your home! Individual programs also available to stream. GET A VIRTUAL ALL-ACCESS PASS   &...

Arlington Film Festival Winners

       A WRAP-UP of AIFF 2021           The Power...

The 2021 Sydney FF Audience Award for Best Feature goes to the captivating French comedy Beautiful Minds

THE AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS ARE...   The Audience Awards are SFF's people's choice awards, and the winners reflect the most popular films at the Festival as voted by you!  The 2021 Audience Award for Best Feature goes to the captivating French comedy Beautiful Minds. AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE 1st Beautiful Min...

The 68th Sydney Film Festival wrapped on Sunday 14 November with Awards

SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARDS ANNOUNCED   The 68th Sydney Film Festival wrapped on Sunday 14 November with the Australian Premiere of Wes Anderson’s comedy-drama The French Dispatch at the State Theatre. Today the Festival announced the Audience Awards, the people’s votes for top five features and documentaries. Top voted narrative feature is Beautiful Minds directed by Bernard Campan and Alexandre Jollien and top documentary is Blind Ambition directed by Robert Coe ...

Evolution Mallorca Filmfestival award winners announced

      Congratulations to all Filmmakers, We have broken all records! Over 4500 guests in Mallorca, over 10,000 views on the streaming platform Filmin.es.  EMIFF 2021 was a great success thanks to all of you!  Let's get started on EMIFF2022!       ...

Punto y Raya Junior 2021 :: Festival Summary

PUNTO y RAYA JUNIOR 2021 FESTIVAL SUMMARY FULL HD / TRT: 5'17" A quick overview of the activities held in Wroclaw. Three days of pure Form, Colour, Motion and Sound. MAKING OF PUNTO y RAYA JUNIOR 2021 FULL HD / TRT: 4'30" Children, families and institutions from 10 countries in 4 continents took part in our 2021 Call for Abstract Films. Take a look at the “Behind the scenes". PyRTV :: PyR Junior 2021 International Showcase On P...

King Richard wins the MIAMI GEMS 2021 Audience Award

Runner-ups include Julia and Flee   Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Miami Film Festival (MFF) announced that King Richard is the winner of the MIAMI GEMS 2021 Audience Award. The film starring and produced by Will Smith and directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, served as the Centerpiece screening for the festival. MFF’s annual fall event took place from November 4-10 at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami.   Festival audience...

The Winners of The NYC Indie Awards for 2021

The 12th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival is proud to announce the winners of its ‘Best In’ category which includes Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Super Short, Best Covid Diaries, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.  The awards recognize outstanding work from emerging, yet overlooked Artist Filmmakers and provide them with the opportunity for potential distribution and funding. The festival strives to promo...

IFFI 52, 05: Lifetime Achievement Award for Szabó, Scorsese; Saura’s The King of all the World, opening film

IFFI 52, 05: Lifetime Achievement Award for Szabó, Scorsese; Saura’s The King of all the World, opening film Legendary Hungarian film-maker István Szabó and veteran Hollywood figure Martin Scorsese will be honoured with the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement award at IFFI 52. 83 year-old Szabó is a graduate of the Budapest Academy of Film Art, and is known for such classics as 25 Fireman Street, which was an IFFI favourite, Mephisto and his latest, Zár&...

Winners of the 2021 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition announced

ACADEMY REVEALS WINNING NICHOLL SCREENWRITERS   Nicholl Fellows to be featured in conversations with Destin Daniel Cretton, Phil Lord, Our Lady J, Rawson Marshall Thurber and Olivia Wilde beginning November 8   Five individuals have been selected as winners of the 2021 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.  The fellows will each receive a $35,000 prize and mentorship from an Academy member throughout their fellowship year.  From November 8 to ...

Napa Valley Film Festival Announces 2021 Honorees

NAPA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2021 HONOREES   Film Awards Winners Include Caitriona Balfe (Spotlight Award), Jamie Dornan (Spotlight Award), Harvey Keitel (Icon Award), Marlee Matlin (Trailblazer Award), and Odessa Young (Rising Star Award)   Culinary Cinema Award Winners are David Gelb (Excellence in Culinary Cinema), Phil Rosenthal (Culinary Cinema Icon Award), and Jon Taffer (Culinary & Spirits Cinema Spotlight)   “Bar Rescue...

The Annual Copenhagen Film Festival 2021 winners

4000 Submissions I 65 Projects in Competition I 26 films screened in this year's competition! The Annual Copenhagen Film Festival wrapped, held every year in Husets Biograf with the aim of showcasing emerging filmmakers from around the world and promote both national and international talent. The two-day festival  is  an  important  platform  for  the  representation  of  indie and short films in ...

Congrats to all of the CineFAM 2021 Winners!

Watch films on-demand until the 30th. Congrats to all of the Festival Winners!     ...

Nominees Announced for 31st Annual Gotham Awards

  The Gotham Film & Media Institute announced the nominations for the 31st Annual Gotham Awards, singling out 29 feature films, 16 series, and 32 performances for recognition in twelve award categories.  "We congratulate the 2021 Gotham Award nominees and look forward to celebrating together live and in person in a few weeks. This year, as previously noted, we are proud to introduce gender neutral categories for our acting awards as we continue to execute upon...

BFI London Film Festival Awards

  And the winners are... The 2021 competition winners! Best Film Award (Official Competition) Hit the Road – Panah Panahi   Sutherland Award (First Feature Competition) Playground – Laura Wandel   Grierson Award (Documentary Competition) Becoming Cousteau – Liz Garbus   Immersive Art and XR Award Only Expansion – Duncan Speakman   Short Film Award Love, Dad – Diana Cam Van Nguyen   Audience Award Costa Brava Leb...

MPA/DHU/TIFFCOM Pitching Contest 2021 Winners

  Center left: Mayu Nakamura / Center right: Sachiko Miyase Mayu Nakamura “The Male Me, the Female Me” ...

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