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The Bulletin Board ANNOUNCEMENTS / CALL FOR ENTRIES recommended by filmfestivals.com: BE ON IT!       New York Festivals TV & Film Awards  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 gen...

The 56th WorldFest Call for Entries for 2023...

This could be your film at the 56th WorldFest-Houston! The 56th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival is now officially open for entries! WorldFest offers competition for Shorts, Documentaries, Feature Films, Music Videos, Experimental & Student Films on the Silver Screens of the wonderful Memorial City Cinemark Theatres, with over 1,000 international filmmakers attending the  International Film Festival! EarlyBird Deadline is Nov 1...

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THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 Weekly newsletter N°1035 // 1034 Documenting the festivals experience since 1995, reaching over 166 000 subscribers:   FOLLOW US :           With other 11 000 festivals worldwide which we cover: no wonder we have reached the '1000' mark for our newsletters count. We proudly share our knowledge of the c...

Beyond Borders reveals the Poster for the 8th edition

8th International Documentary Film Festival in Castellorizo "Beyond Borders" 2023 August 20-27, 2023 "Where Documentary Meets History and Culture"   For the third consecutive year, the International Documentary Film Festival in Castellorizo "Beyond Borders" has the pleasure and honor of being under the most honorable state patronage of the Hellenic Republic, that of A.E. of the President of the Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou. The patron...

Western returns to the 40th Torino Film Festival

Photo: Coroner Creek 40th Torino Film Festival Western returns to the Torino Film Festival with a dedicated section. Mezzogiorno di fuoco (High Noon) was thought to cover the noon time slot with screenings of what still today is considered the ‘American cinema par excellence’, loved by cinephiles from all around the world among different generations.   Especially loved by the artistic director Steve Della Casa, the western genre has been the main character of the editions ...

18th edition of Meetings on the Bridge will be held on 12-14 April 2023.

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NEIGHBOURS PLATFORM APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN NOW   Meetings on the Bridge, organised by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts within the scope of Istanbul Film Festival and with the support of Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Culture and Tourism, accepts Neighbours Platform applications. Deadline is 17 February 2023.   Supported by Anadolu Efes, Meetings on the Bridge continues introducing directors, producers and scriptwriters from Turkey and its neighbouring countries to inte...

The Red Sea International Film Festival revealed their Festival Favorites selection

The Red Sea International Film Festival revealed their Festival Favorites selection. These films have been carefully chosen from the world’s best film festivals and will be screened as part of the Red Sea International Film Festival’s programming, bringing the best up-and-coming films from some of the world’s greatest new talents to Jeddah.   The Festival Favorites selection includes a round-up of the year’s international hits from both audiences and critics, as ...

2022 Nihilist Film Fest Returns to Live Presentation

For more than twenty years, the Nihilist Cultural Foundation has presented the Nihilist International Film Festival.  Because of Covid, the last two years of the show have been presented online instead of in person.  But we are back.  The 2022 Nihilist Film Festival will be held in Los Angeles on December  23 starting 8pm at The Dorie Theater at 6476 Santa Monica Bl. in Hollywood.  The festival includes two hours of short films from around the coun...

IFFI 53, 2022, 06: Any nation, imagination, animation

IFFI 53, 2022, 06: Any nation, imagination, animation It is generally believed that this genre is largely loved by children, for its vibrant colorus, and simple themes, or messages they can take to heart. But, at the same time, many of the greatest animation films of all time are aimed at more mature audiences. The 53rd edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has in store, a great mix of various genres of this film-art. This year, IFFI will showcase five such films from di...

Vic Gerami's ‘Motherland’ Documentary Feature Film Wins Pomegranate Film Festival’s Top Two Awards

‘Motherland,’ which HuffPost’s Thom Senzee called ‘Most Anticipated Documentary Film of 2022’ and director Vic Gerami, won the two top prizes at the annual Pomegranate Film Festival (POM). The film won the ‘Audience Choice Award,’ while Gerami won the festival’s ‘Golden Pomegranate Award’ for outstanding contributions to Armenian Cinema.  ‘Motherland’ is a contender for the O...

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THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 Weekly newsletter N°1033 // 1034 Documenting the festivals experience since 1995, reaching over 166 000 subscribers:   FOLLOW US :           With other 11 000 festivals worldwide which we cover: no wonder we have reached the '1000' mark for our newsletters count. We proudly share our knowledge of the c...

44th Festival des 3 Continents kicked off today

44TH EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL DES 3 CONTINENTS   The Festival – dedicated to films from Africa, Latin America, and Asia – will be held in Nantes and in partner cinemas throughout the Loire-Atlantique region from November 18 to 27, 2022.   Driven by the conviction that cinematic experience is also one of sharing, Artistic Director Jérôme Baron and the Festival team are delighted to welcome audiences in person once again:   “We hope that th...

The 20th Universe Multicultural Film Festivalnow call for entries from all over the world!

As a leading international film festival brand for ethnic films as well known in the film and television industry, Universe Multicultural Film Festival in the United States will be held from March 31 to April 2, 2023 in the South of Hollywood at Palos Verdes Peninsula. Adjacent to Hollywood, the heart of the global film industry, Universe Multicultural Film Festival is based on the beautiful Southern California coast and welcomes everyone from all over the world with the famous California suns...

Unveiling the 2023 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Campaign Artwork

  We are thrilled to unveil the official artwork for the 23rd annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, returning to theaters February 8-21. The vibrant design was conceived by Atlanta illustrator Sarah Neuburger, who was inspired by the work of Ukrainian-born, Jewish artist Sonia Delauney-Terk, the first-ever woman to have a retrospective at the Louvre Museum during her lifetime.   About the Design   ...

Cairo International Filmfestival - Launching the Events of the Ninth Edition of Cairo Film Forum

The events of the ninth edition of the Cairo Film Forum, which encompasses 135 authentic and promising projects throughout the Arab world kicked off today, within the proceedings of the 44th edition of Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF). Today, 5 films were presented among the works taking part in the ninth edition of the Cairo Film Forum, in the presence of the Forum’s director, Linda BilKhairia at “Sofitel” hotel. The films which were presented during the events of ...

IFFI 53, 2022, 05: Lata Mangeshkar, one of a kind

IFFI 53, 2022, 05: Lata Mangeshkar, one of a kind The 53rd edition of the International Film Festival of India is paying homage to Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar, who passed away in Mumbai in February this year, aged 92. While the veteran singer’s soulful songs are one too many, thousands, to be sure, each excelling her own huge contribution to Indian cinema and culture, the festival has chosen Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s 1973 musical drama film Abhimaan, to pay tribute to the superlativ...

ANNECY 2023 Calls for Projects: Submissions are Open!

­ ­ Festival 12th-17th June 2023 Mifa 13th-16th June 2023   ­ Do you have an animation film project in its conceptual stage or early development stage? Authors, with or without producers, prepare your application and submit it as soon as possible to the 2023 Mifa Pitches, which will enable you to present your projects to an audience of animation professionals. Bring your animation projects to life!     ­ ­ The selected directors will have a...

FMX is back: Next hybrid edition set for April 2023

       FMX 2023 Film & Media Exchange On Site April 25-27, 2023            Online April 28, 2023  Following its success in 2022, FMX - Film & Media Exchange will host another hybrid edition next year. From April 25 to 27, 2023, FMX will present its top-class program on site at Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart. On April 28, FMX will once again offer an exclusive online day with numerous presentations from around the globe....

Animaze PoP Up Cinéma presents the 9th Montreal International Film Animation Film Festival 18-20 November

  ANIMAZE Festival international du film d'animation de Montréal:Cinéma éphémère - projections - panels réseautage, Live music party! danse musiciens en direct DJ's VJ's. International animated films with filmmakers + producers present Animaze Pop up cinema - panels - networking, DJ's VJ’s cartoons live music dancing bar.   https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/445072021397 Festiv...

9th Montreal International Film Animation Film Festival Line-UP

  ANIMAZE Festival international du film d'animation de Montréal:Cinéma éphémère - projections - panels réseautage, Live music party! danse musiciens en direct DJ's VJ's. International animated films with filmmakers + producers present Animaze Pop up cinema - panels - networking, DJ's VJ’s cartoons live music dancing bar.   https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/445072021397 F...

44th Cairo International Film Festival Celebrating Honorees and Lebleba’s Birthday at the opening

A short while ago, the opening ceremony of the 44th edition of Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) has ended, in the presence of the Egyptian Minister of Culture, Dr. Nevine Al-Kilani, CIFF’s chairman, Hussein Fahmy, CIFF’s director, Amir Ramses, and a huge number of stars, filmmakers, and media professionals at the Main Hall of Cairo Opera House. A glimpse of the opening ceremony:     Initially, artist Hussein Fahmy expressed his gladness to become the Pres...

The second edition of the Red Sea International Film Festival reveals its selection of films that address unique topics

  THE RED SEA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS NEW PROGRAM STRAND RED SEA: NEW VISION   The Red Sea International Film Festival (RedSeaIFF) today announced Red Sea: New Vision, the program strand designed to provide a platform for projects that demonstrate a fresh cinematic vision, and have revealed the selection of films that will be screened at the upcoming second edition of the Festival. A new program strand for the second edition, Red Sea: New Vision celebrates films th...

IFFI 53, 2022, 04: Makes history with first feature film to have only indigenous cast

IFFI 53, 2022, 04: Makes history with first feature film to have only indigenous cast  She rises from the ashes, to fearlessly proclaim the exclusive right she has over her body and the decisions involving it. Dhabari Quruvi is an elevating story of girls belonging to a tribal community in Kerala, and is the first film in the history of Indian cinema to star only people from indigenous communities. Directed by National Award-winning film-maker Priyanandan, the film also has the distin...
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