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Promote your line up during AFM

  SEE YOU IN THE NEW VIRTUAL VENUES AFM 2021 Online from American Film Market on Vimeo. AFM 2021 runs November 1-5, 2021 will be covering The online AFM 2021  (42 st edition) with dailies and newsletters.  Take center stage....   We wo...

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Do not heistate to contact me with questions, I will be happy to brainstorm with you. We are the leading network for film and festivals, established in 1995, with 380 000 unique visitors every month, a subscribers base of 161 000 registered users. Furthermore my experience in marketing film (200 film launched wordwide) can be of some assistance. Check the online store for Pro Services for the Film Festival Community. Promote your Festival (Bulletin Board), your Film (Showcase)...

2022 Sundance Film Festival: latest additions announced

 Two World-Premiere Documentaries Added to Festival Lineup;   The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the addition of two world premiere feature films for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival will  take place online at; on The Spaceship, a bespoke immersive platform; and in person at seven Satellite Screens venues around the country during the Festival’s second weekend. The Festival takes place January 20–30, 2022; tic...

Flickerfest is back this month in Sydney

Flickerfest, Sydney’s Academy® qualifying and BAFTA recognised short film festival, is celebrating 31 years and rolling out the red carpet at Bondi Beach from 21 – 30 January 2022.  See a kaleidoscopic carnival of short films from at home and across the world in the COVID-safe festival garden, featuring the famous Spiegeltent indoor cinema, an outdoor lawn cinema and a Festival Garden bar. With over 200 shorts selected from a record 3200 entrie...

People & Power: The Trial of Anwar Raslan Part 1

People & Power: The Trial of Anwar Raslan Part 1   TX: January 12th 2022, 22.30pm GMT on Al Jazeera: People and Power Channel 235 on Freeview  The first of two part special report, behind the scenes at the landmark trial of a notorious Syrian colonel, Anwar Raslan. The verdict for the trial will be announced on January 13th 2022 Part two of the report will go out on January 19th, 22.30pm GMT, on Al Jazeera’s weekly investi...

12th Hour selected at Sedona International Film Festival

The 28th Annual festival features nine days of independent films: February 19-27, 2022. CONTINUING THIS YEAR: Our second annual SCREENPLAY COMPETITION! Now celebrating its 28th season, the Sedona International Film Festival prides itself on bringing the best in independent film to its ever-growing audience of indie film lovers. From features to documentaries, short subjects to animation, and an impressive lineup of foreign films, the Festival screens more than 170 films at the state-of-the-a...

Outstanding Excellence Award for Zero Gravity at Docs Without Borders

Zero Gravity United States : Outstanding Excellence in Science, Editing (sub-category), Original Score (sub-category), Viewer Impact: Motivational/Inspirational (sub-category)  ...

12th Hour selected to Riviera International Film Festival May 10-15

RIFF is an independent film festival that take place in Sestri Levante and Portofino, Italy Great films from directors under 35, Events, Masterclasses from top level Hollywood professionals, Documentaries and panels on the Environment and Climate Change. 10 Directors under 35 compete and attend the festival. We have actors, journalists, artists, guest speakers and many guest national and international participating to the festival. The atmosphere is relaxed and you get the chance to actually...

12th Hour by Susan Kucera will screen at The Colorado Environmental Film Festival

CEFF 2022: February 24-27 (Golden, CO) Virtual CEFF 2022: February 27-March 6 ...

12th Hour selected to play at Cinema Verde February 12 – 14, 2022

Thank you dear Trish Riley Festival Director - Cinema Verde Cinema Verde, an Environmental Film and Arts Festival in Gainesville, Florida, was created to raise awareness of environmental issues through the arts. We will hold our thirteenth annual festival February, 2022. Cinema Verde’s mission is to provide environmental education to the public through film, arts, workshops, events, tours and any other forum or media; to increase public awareness of environmental practices that enhance ...

Spotlight: Riz Ahmed & Aneil Karia’s “The Long Goodbye” from the 2022 Oscar Shortlist

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent If we wind the clock back to last year’s Award Season, SOUND OF METAL starring Riz Ahmed as a hearing-impaired rock drummer blew away the uninitiated as the band-fronter film picked up six Oscar®️ nominations and won two for Best Editing and Best Sound. Notable among the nominations was Riz Ahmed himself as Best Lead Actor. Hard to believe this British former rapper named Riz MC went from being kicked off airplay for being 't...

IFFI 52, 047: 2021 will have been the last IFFI where FD participated and contributed

IFFI 52, 047: 2021 will have been the last IFFI where FD participated and contributed At every IFFI, the Films Division (FD) of the Union Government of India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB), plays a prominent role. It provides technical support and runs a stall, among other things. Along with the Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), the Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI) and the National Film Archive of India (NFAI), it is to be merged with the National Film ...

Minnal Murali, Review: Two bolts from the blue

Minnal Murali, Review: Two bolts from the blue Minnal Murali’s première at the Mumbai Film Festival, on 16 December, was a grand affair. The venue was the recently constructed Jio World Drive in Mumbai’s Bandra-Kurla Complex, and drinks and snacks were waiting for those who arrived early. The cast and crew were present too. Viewing the film came with an embargo that no reviews should be posted before December the 24th, the day of its release directly through the streaming p...

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European Film Market 2022: Exhibition Spaces Largely Booked Out

SHAPING CHANGE: "EFM Industry Sessions" Call on the Film and Media Industry to Jointly Shape the Future The EFM is expecting buzzing business not only at its main location, the impressive Gropius Bau, as the industry returns to Berlin © EFM / Juliane Eirich The European Film Market (EFM) of the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival will take place from February 10 to 17, 2022 under the motto "It all (re)starts here"...

Susan Kucera, David Morse, Jeff Bridges, General Wesley Clark, Wes Clark Jr. wish you happy Holidays & fun with their new films

2 NEW DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILMS FOR FESTIVAL CONSIDERATION HOT MONEY USA - January 2021 - 1 hour 58 minutes From Susan Kucera, Jeff Bridges, and General Wesley Clark, Hot Money untangles the financial system, government, politics, and climate change through humor and intelligence. With wit, satire, and historical context, Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, General Wesley Clark and his son Wes Clark Jr. take us on a journey through the financial circulatory system connec...

Voltage Picture's BEAUTIFUL DISASTER Wraps Production

Dylan Sprouse and Virginia Gardner in Beautiful Disaster Wrap Image courtesy of Voltage Pictures Writer/Director Roger Kumble (Cruel Intentions, After We Collided) has wrapped principal photography on the latest YA adaption from Voltage Pictures, Beautiful Disaster, starring Dylan Sprouse (After We Collided, Banana Split), Virginia Gardner (Halloween, Marvel’s “Runaways”), Austin North (“Outer Banks”), Libe Barer (“Sneaky Pete”) and Rob Estes (the Aft...

'RIPPLES' - October 2021 - Feature documentary 28 minutes - Film Rights available worldwide

'RIPPLES'  -  October 2021 - Feature documentary 28 minutes - Film Rights available worldwide This film  was co-directed by French director Benoit Lelievre and Chinese director Jin Huaqing. The filming team went deep into the international city Yiwu in southeastern China and recorded the daily lives of four Xinjiang women from a delicate perspective. Under the objective and calm lens, the characters present a simple and true appearance, they could represent the t...

KVIFF Group acquires Aerofilms distribution company

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is extending its activities into the realm of film distribution with an ambition to span the entire CEE region. By strengthening its online presence via the KVIFF.TV platform and acquiring the established Aerofilms distribution company, the organizers hope to make use of the festival’s potential throughout the year and beyond the borders of the Karlovy Vary city and region.   We would like to send you a link to download the&nbs...

Hot Money selected to Chandler Film Festival

The Chandler International Film Festival is a diversified and pioneering film festival located in Chandler, Arizona. CIFF is going to screen over 120 films from more than 35 countries! Our 6-day (January 18-23, 2022) festival will include Red Carpet, Opening Ceremony, World Premiers, Award Ceremony, Networking, Workshops, Q&A and After Parties. Chandler International Film Festival is merging with the 27th Chandler Multicultural Festival where attendees will watch a special outdoor scree...

Hot Money wins Jury Award, Special Award, best Cinematography and best Documentary Feature at OTB-Only The Best Film Awards

FINALISTS AND WINNERS OCTOBER | NOVEMBER 2021 EDITION Every month we recognize the film that stood out among all those sent for consideration. In addition to the main “Only The Best” award, all productions also compete in the “Jury Award” and “Special Award.” Click on the buttons below to check the lists and find out if you ...

IFFI 52, 040: Koozhangal is India’s Oscar nomination

IFFI 52, 040: Koozhangal is India’s Oscar nomination Koozhangal (Pebbles), India’s official nomination to Oscars, delineates the pain and sufferings of a child and a mother, both victims of marital abuse. “It’s a simple story told in the simplest form. And it is borrowed from my life itself. The film is based on the sufferings that my sister and her small child went through due to an alcoholic husband”, said the director of this Tamil film, Vinothraj P.S., at a ...

IFFI 52, 039: “We are just here to make honest cinema,”—Ganesh Hegde

IFFI 52, 039: “We are just here to make honest cinema,”—Ganesh Hegde To be or not to be. The very same existential question that vexed Hamlet in Shakespeare’s timeless eponymous play is what troubles 10-year-old boy Sidda, albeit in a somewhat different avatar. Having been forced to bid adieu to the pristine beauty and serenity of his village, the young boy is confronted with the inevitability of having to choose between the chaotic and alienating hustle of the city, t...


(Los Olivos, CA)  Combining the 4th Annual NatureTrack Film Festival with the Los Olivos celebration of small-town life  ‘Day in the Country’ brought out record numbers of people, especially after the long lockdown. This was the first time the NTFF was live and in-person for one-day since its’ abrupt halt in the face of COVID-19 in March 2020.  Festival organizers followed the Pop-Up live with a two-week virtual run of the all-nature...

Pushpa-The Rise – Part 1, Review: Cross your legs

Pushpa-The Rise – Part 1, Review: Cross your legs Having steadfastly kept away from the staple diet of Telugu dubbed in Hindi dished out on a few TV channels 24 x 7, one was not aware of what one was in for when one went to see the press preview of Pushpa at the invitation of a major, local PR agency, albeit with a notice of 11 hours. Firstly, an eponymous film, the title is an abbreviation of PushpaRaj. Pushpa, by itself, means a flower, and is feminine. You might be pardoned for recal...


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