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Radar Pictures and Bandits Roost Entertainment are in development on the feature film adaptation of Weslandia

Radar Pictures and Bandits Roost In Development on Feature Film Adaptation Based on the Best-Selling Children’s Book Weslandia  High School Musical’s Kenny Ortega to Direct Radar Pictures and Bandits Roost Entertainment are in development on the feature film adaptation of Weslandia , the international best selling children’s book by Newbury Award winner Paul Fleischman. Award-winning, hit franchise director Kenny Ortega (the High School Musical trilogy, Disney&r...

RSIFF Absence of Eden Special Presentation

Red Sea International Film Festival (Red Sea IFF) hosted a Special Presentation of The Absence of Eden tonight at its 3rd edition, with lead actor Zoe Saldana (Avatar, Guardians of the Galaxy), director Marco Perego, Michelle Rodriguez (Fast and Furious), Garret Hedlund (Inside Llewyn Davis), and Naomi Campbell in attendance. The screening took place at the Ritz-Carlton in Jeddah.   Producer Robert Kravis, Karl Herrmann, Julie Yorn, Marco Perego   Cast Zoe Yadira Saldana Perego...

VIDEO Brazilian AudiovisualIndustry and opportunity opening speech

CONFERENCE - OVERVIEW OF BRAZILIAN AUDIOVISUAL INDUSTRY AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATION WITH SÃO PAULO Nov 27th 16:00 hs - Auditorium 1 Explore the current scenario of the audiovisual industry in Brazil, going through its successes, challenges and innovations. Also, learn about the partnership opportunities available for industry professionals interested in collaborating with Brazil, with a special focus on São Paulo, one of the main audiovisual capitals in Latin America...

[‘ Summer Forever ’]. ☀ ”永远的夏天''。☀ Emerald Award.

Thank you to everyone who helped me secure the Emerald Award. ‘ Summer Forever ’. ☀ . Agnes Yen, Mr. Timothy Zhao, Mr. Battipaglia Zara. Mr. Maurizio Bergamini, Mr. Hari Tenang, Korg Company/Mr. Chen Quiang.

Ventana Sur Animation! special pitching session - Mentoring program for female creators

Animation! is an exclusive space for animation, a unique opportunity for producers from the region and for professionals from other parts of the world looking to connect with Latin America. Projects seeking for strategic alliances, networking activities, round tables, workgroups with international specialists and pitching training sessions, are some of the key elements in this section. Latin American animation continues to arouse great interest in new territories and markets. At Animati...

FilmAlUla will sponsor The Film AlUla Audience Award and Film AlUla Best Saudi Film Award

The Film AlUla Audience Award and Film AlUla Best Saudi Film Award are designed to recognize and empower new filmmaking talents in the region The Red Sea Film Foundation announced today that Film AlUla will be the strategic sponsor of two awards at the Red Sea International Film Festival. The Film AlUla Audience Award, based on public votes, and the Film AlUla Best Saudi Film Award, which will recognize and reward Saudi filmmaking talent, supporting both the Saudi film industry a...

NEOM extends support to RSIFF becoming major sponsor of Principal Sponsor of the Festival and Red Sea Souk

  The Film AlUla Audience Award and Film AlUla Best Saudi Film Award are designed to recognize and empower new filmmaking talents in the region The Red Sea Film Foundation today announced NEOM will be the Principal Sponsor of the Red Sea International Film Festival (RSIFF), ahead of the event’s third edition beginning on 30 November in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The partnership, which includes the powering of key components of the festival including the Red Sea Souk and Tale...

Animation! Awards @ Ventana Sur 2023

    MIFA / Annecy Acreditación y pitch en el programa especial de Animation! en MIFA 2024 (Francia) para 2 proyectos de serie y 2 proyectos de largometraje. Accreditation and pitch at the special Animation! program at MIFA 2024 (France) for 2 series projects and 2 feature film projects. ...

The third edition selection of the Red Sea International Film Festival Shorts Competition

The third edition selection of the Red Sea International Film Festival Shorts Competition presents a kaleidoscope of international filmmakers’ work   The Red Sea International Film Festival (Red Sea IFF) has selected an impressive programme of short films from African and Asian filmmakers operating across the globe as part of the Red Sea: Shorts Competition strand. With the third edition of the festival taking place from 30 November to 9 December in Jeddah, this selection of short...

Ferrari, the new biopic from Michael Mann will close the Red Sea Festival 2023

The Red Sea International Film Festival (Red Sea IFF) has announced that this year’s Closing Night Gala will be Ferrari, the new biopic from maestro Michael Mann and starring Adam Driver, Penelope Cruz, Shailene Woodley and Patrick Dempsey, as well as unveiling the International Spectacular line-up for its third edition, which selects cinema from around the globe and features celebrated auteurs and international filmmaking icons. This section showcases some of the mos...

Karim Quelhaj's films retrospective at Fantasporto 2024

Fantasporto 2024 is pleased to announce the complete retrospective of the director who won Fantasporto'2023 with the film MEGALOMANIA. Karim Quelhaj's. The retrospective include the films Parabole, Le Repas du Singe, L'Oeil Silencieux, Une Realité par seconde and, of course, Megalomaniac. There will be a MOVIE TALK with his participation and his producer Florence Saâdi, who has agreed to be a member of the International Jury. A symbolic tribute to the Belgian director is...

Afreximbank announces $1-billion African Film Fund

Mrs. Kanayo Awani, Executive Vice President, Intra-African Trade Bank, Afreximbank delivering her opening statement Mrs. Awani said that the fund would oversee film financing, co-finance with large studios, finance African filmmakers and finance producers and directors of film projects across the continent The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) ( is working on the establishment of a $1-billion African Film Fund to be launched in 2024 to support the continent&rs...

Companies attending the third edition of NEM Zagreb

The third edition of NEM Zagreb will welcome major companies from 6th to 8th of December at Esplanade Zagreb Hotel!    NEM ZAGREB COMPANIES 2023 All companies in alphabetical order that will contribute by supporting the event that is all about TV series & film creation can be found below    ...

Epic ACG Fest 2023

After years away due to the pandemic, Epic ACG Fest returned to the Bay Area on Oct 28 & 29. This event celebrates animation and features films from animators around the world.    This year, EACG partnered with the “O!PLA” National Animation Festival in Poland. A special “Poland Block” opened the festival, featuring winners from O’PLA’s 2023 competition. It was exciting to see the breadth of animation talent in this country.  ...

RSIFF will open with HWJN (2023), directed by Yasir Al Yasiri

The Red Sea International Film Festival (Red Sea IFF) is delighted to reveal the World Premiere of HWJN (2023), directed by Yasir Al Yasiri as the Opening Night Gala of 2023. Adapted from the best-selling Young Adult fantasy novel by Ibraheem Abbas, HWJN combines Arabian folklore elements of fantasy, blended with modern themes that is sure to enthrall both regional and international audiences. A co-production from Image Nation Abu Dhabi, MBC Studios and VOX Studio...

20th Edition of the CICAE Arthouse Cinema Training wraps its most international programme to date: A Look Back

  Seven days of learning, growing, and fostering connection across the (arthouse) world – taking a stand for worldwide collaboration and intercultural exchange 44 participants from 20 countries and five continents - more than 20 Trainers from ten countries: From 30 October to 5 November, the 20th edition of the CICAE’s Arthouse Cinema Training (ACT) took place in Berlin, Germany. Each year, the renowned initiative gathers arthouse professionals and industry experts f...

Killers of the Flower Moon will receive the Vanguard Award at Palm Springs International Film Awards 2024

The Film Awards will take place on January 4, 2024, at the Palm Springs Convention Center, with the festival running through January 15, 2024.   The Vanguard Award is a group honor distinguishing a film's cast and director in recognition of their collective work on an exceptional film project. The award will be presented to Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese, Academy Award winner and Executive Producer Leonardo DiCaprio and Gotham Awa...

New York Film Festival 61 (2023)

Established in 1963, the annual New York Film Festival (NYFF) has become one of the most important North American festivals by identifying innovative trends in global film making, developing a program of rising influential new American film makers, and selecting the best recent features from international film festivals. NYFF does not offer awards or prizes, their selection of  films gives prestige to the filmmakers and producers, marking them as significant shapers of current and evolvin...

Submarine picked up distribution rights to the doc Pretty Ugly: The Story of the Lunachicks with Concorde originals

SUBMARINE AND CONCORD ORIGINALS BOARD ILYA CHAIKEN’S NEW MUSIC DOC “Pretty Ugly: The Story of the Lunachicks” FROM RbG’s JULIE COHEN AND BETSY WEST    Submarine has landed worldwide distribution rights to the documentary feature Pretty Ugly: The Story of the Lunachicks with Concord Originals on board to finance and produce, it was announced today by Josh Braun and Dan Braun, co-founders of Submarine, and Sophia Dilley, SVP Concord Originals. Chronicling the ...

RSIFF Festival Favorites and Red Sea: Treasures strands announced

As further details of the Film Festival’s third edition are unveiled, hotly anticipated new titles are set to screen alongside classic cinema from across the globe, 30 November to 9 December   Tickets to all screenings will be on sale from Sunday November 12 at 12 PM   The Red Sea International Film Festival (Red Sea IFF) has now revealed the details of both this year’s Festival Favorites and Red Sea: Treasures strands, bringing together some of the best films made i...

MBIFF Call for Entry ends December 29 th 2023, Dalton Pictures Motion Picture Studio launching new studio facilities

19 th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival will boast some of the best films from around the World. Call for Entry ends December 29 th 2023.   MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA: The 19 th Annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival (MBIFF) has set this year’s Festival dates for April 23 rd to 27 th , 2024.   Winner of prestigious international and national awards, such as “Top 25 Film Festivals To Submit To In The World”, by Movie Mak...

XUMO - Spotlight - Success - Rolling Stone - New Media Film Festival®

  A few of the titles XUMO acquired thru New Media Film Festival®   Honoring Stories Worth Telling since 2009 You can easily help a creator by watching, it triggers the algorithm for better placement in searches. Soldier's Stories with Mickey Rooney 2 Below 0 21 Days of Triumph AI LA Blade Of Honor Chip Taylor - Whiskey Salesman Crownsville Hospital: From Lunacy to Legacy Fixing Grandma Friends Family & Lov...

Stage 32 and the American Film Market have partnered again for the 8th year

For the 8th straight year, Stage 32 and the American Film Market have partnered to bring new opportunities and access to attendees of America's largest film market! This 2023 American Film Market takes place from October 31st to November 5th in Santa Monica, CA. Stage 32 is proud to continue as the official Networking and Education partner of AFM 2023. The American Film Market (AFM) is where the business of film comes to life every November and where the next gre...


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