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Yelena Popovic’s ‘Man of God’ Starring Mickey Rourke, Alexander Petrov and Aris Servetalis – A Global Success Story

Just weeks since the August 26 theatrical release of Yelena Popovic’s “Man of God,” the film has reported ticket sales of over 272,000 to watch the international production, setting box office records in cinemas across Greece and Cyprus.  Starring Mickey Rourke, Alexander Petrov and Aris Servetalis, “Man of God” won its second Audience Award at the 15th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival in May, confirming that the film speaks to the he...

Aissa Maïga's Marcher sur l'eau (Above Water) featured in Cannes Special Features

  Aissa Maïga's Marcher sur l'eau (Above Water) was a special treat at the Cannes special screening section of the 74th Cannes Film Festival. Set in the Azawak of West Africa in Niger Aissa follows a nomadic family in an area deprived of water. Beautifully told and made by the filmmaker and filmed by Rousslan Dion.   Maïga shows the close bonds of a family within a community in search of water. She follows the journey from walking for miles in sea...

RIP Dimitri Eipides : Festival du Nouveau Cinéma plans a tribute to his memory

    "As our 50th anniversary approaches, we learned with great sadness that Dimitri Eipides has passed away following a lengthy illness. Dimitri played a very important role in discovering new talents and emerging filmmakers who later shot to international renown. He took an active part in developing the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF), the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and the Reykjavik International Film Festival (RIFF) after founding the Montr...

IFFI 51, Goa, January 16-24, 2021, 08: The kaleidoscope dozen

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  IFFI 51, Goa, January 16-24, 2021, 08: The kaleidoscope dozen International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has today announced the line-up of films for its Festival Kaleidoscope. The section will feature 12 films from across the world. The line-up consists of the following movies: We Still Have the Deep Black Night by Gustavo Galvão (Brazil, Germany)     Window Boy Would also Like to Have a Submarine by Alex Piperno (Uruguay)       ...

BKK DOC Original Award print signed by the artist

                                            The BKK DOC 2020 STEPHFF AWARDS The nominated and the awarded documentaries will have the opportunity to access a dedicated audience online (vod), and offline during the Festival to be held in Bangkok at the prestigious Goethe Institut Bangkok in December. Awarded projects will be entitled to receive the Prest...

Good bye letter from Julia Sinkevych leaving Odesa International Film Festival

Time to say goodbye! Dear friends and colleagues!   From December 2020 I am leaving Odesa International Film Festival! It's been great and complex 10 years, when together with the team I was doing what I love and what I belive in! This is the only way to create a masterpiece and the only way to create a miracle! In times of war, in times of pandemic crisis - OIFF survived and became even more important and strong! But everything has it's own life cycle and for me this l...

VIDEO ScreenDaily Talks: Black Nights, Berlin, Rotterdam heads talk winter festival plans

  Speaking on a panel of European winter festival directors during the latest ScreenDaily Talks, Berlin International Film Festival executive director Mariette Rissenbeek revealed submissions of features for were up 5% on last year but that Covid-19 safety rules would impact the number of titles they would select. Rissenbeek was joined by Tiina Lokk, director of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival; Vanja Kaludjercic, director of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR); and Marg...

Transitions at Cine Las Americas: meet Gabriel Ornelas the new executive director

My name is Gabriel Ornelas and I'd like to introduce myself. In early October, the Cine Board of Directors met and I was named the new Executive Director of Cine Las Americas. As you may have heard, Jean Lauer, our former Executive Director, transitioned from the ED role with Cine to focus on her full time work as professor at Austin Community College. I, the entire Cine Las Americas Board and staff, are very grateful for Jean's tireless dedication and passion she has invested wit...

Call for Entry - IISFF - CINEMASCOPE AWARDS 2020

Indian International Short Film Festival - CINEMASCOPE AWARDS Coming Soon . Date - 16th to 24th Dec 2020 Time - 10-7pm Online Screening Submit Your Film Now for EXCLUSIVELY DISCOUNT ON FilmFreeway - Now Special 50% discount on entry fees of any category Use Waiver code - IISFF2020 Standard Fees - $29.00 Student Fees - $24.00 Gold Member Fees - $20.00 Last Date of Submission 30 Nov,2020 We welcome all the dedicated people to join us in our festival and make this festiva...

SUBMISSION START NOW IISFF - CINEMASCOPE AWARDS 2020

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!! SUBMISSION START NOW !! 2nd Indian International Short Film Festival CINEMASCOPE AWARDS 2020 The competition will be held on the online premiere screening, from 10 am to 7 pm. Date - 16th to 24th December. Mail Id – cinemascopeawards@gmail.com  Ph No – +91 9748275141 / +91 7044298663 /+91 9875615399   Please send your film details AND share your film link by Google Drive/We Transfer/YouTube Link for online submission.   Entry F...

French Riviera Film Festival Partners With PlayPlay.TV To Take 2020 Festival Online

  French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) and PlayPlay.tv, premier digital video streaming service for the performing arts,  have partnered to present the second annual installment of the festival online. Official Poster "We're delighted to partner with PlayPlay.tv as we take our festival online this year, due to the pandemic,” comments FRFF co-founder Nicole Goesseringer Muj. “Film lovers from around the world will now be able to enjoy th...

BKK DOC - Bangkok International Documentary Awards

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Bkk Doc is thrilled to announce that the festival will take place at the prestigious Goethe Institute in Bangkok 17-20 December 2020 Visit www.bkkdoc.com to keep yourself updated with the program as it unfolds.   ...

The 58th New York Film Festival Programming Team adds new (familiar) faces

Film at Lincoln Center Unveils New Structure and Programming Team for New York Film Festival Film at Lincoln Center announced that the 58th New York Film Festival (NYFF), taking place from September 25th through October 11th, will feature changes to the festival’s programming structure and new selection committee and advisory roles. The festival is also exploring a combination of both in-person and digital experiences, as circumstances allow. Since 1963, the New York Fi...

MBff: Organisers

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MBff: Mobile Blockbuster film festival's Team Director Dmitriy Bainazarov Several times participant of international festivals of mobile movies, screenwriter, film director Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mitya.bainazarov   Producer, PR Olessya Kolesnichenko Specialist in integrated marketing communications of international level, business trainer, МВА Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/olessya.kolesnichenko     ...

French Riviera Film Festival Inks Licensing Deal With ShortsTV

  FRFF 2019 Awards Ceremony   French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) has signed a licensing agreement with  UK based ShortsTV, the world’s leading short movie entertainment company, to present select winning and finalist shorts from its 2019 competition on the channel’s North American platforms beginning next year, the announcement was made today by FRFF co-founders Nicole Goesseringer Muj and Gotham Chandna.   “We fo...

Interview with Smriti Kiran,the Artistic Director of Mumbai Film Festival

In a new interview with C.M. Rubin, Founder of CMRubinWorld, Artistic Director of the Mumbai Film Festival, Smriti Kiran, talks about the future of film and filmmaking in her country. The Festival and the Indian Film Industry were significantly hit not only by the Coronavirus pandemic but additionally by Cyclone Amphan. “Everything has come to a grinding halt,” Kiran tells C.M. Rubin, and adds that India is “in the midst of the biggest humanitarian crisis the country ha...

International Thai Film Festival 2020

International Thai Film Festival 2020 (ITFF2020) is open for submissions! (short film, feature film, animation and music video) Submit your production via FilmFreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/thaifilmfest or via FestHome: https://festhome.com/en/festival/international-thai-film-festival Website: https://www.thaifilmfestival.com/ Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thaifilmfest  

OIFF Live to host Nicki Nikitin, the Artistic Director of the International Film Festival Prague/Febiofest

Odesa International Film Festival continues a series of live streams with representatives of the world film industry This Wednesday OIFF live will host the Artistic Director of the International Film Festival Prague/Febiofest and the Member of FIPRESCI and European Film Academy Nicki Nikitin. The live stream will take place May 13, 6:00 pm Kyiv time (5 pm CET) on the OIFF Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/odesa_film_festival/. The host of the OIFF live is Julia Sinkevych, general pro...

BKK DOC - Bangkok International Documentary Awards

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BKK DOC, the Bangkok based International documentary festival is on th right path. Launch online with the support of FIlmFreeWay, DocFilmDepot and FilmFestivals, BKK DOC aims at bringing documentaries from all over the world to Thailand, and South East Asian documentaries to the attention of professionals from other part of the world. Stephane Lambert, BKK DOC founder and festival director explains: "All submitted films will be screened by a selection committee welcoming actors, director...

CINEFANTASY 10: SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR 2020

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CINEFANTASY 10: SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR 2020 EDITION THIS SEPTEMBER   ** The festival will take place from September 8 to 13, in São Paulo. ** Registration is open until 5/13 Registration is open for the tenth edition of CINEFANTASY - International Fantastic Film Festival. Those interested can send the material until May 13, as long as the theme is fantastic, horror, science fiction and / or fantasy, the novelty of this edition is the expansion of the fantastic universe with west...

Rémi Bonhomme moves from Cannes Critic's Week to Marrakech Fest

MARRAKECH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL APPOINTS NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR FOR 19TH EDITION, TO BE HELD 13 TO 21 NOVEMBER 2020 The Marrakech International Film Festival Foundation has appointed Rémi Bonhomme Artistic Director of the Festival and the Atlas Workshops. Rémi Bonhomme (France) began his career in Lebanon as a cultural officer at the French Institute in Beirut before co-founding the independent Metropolis Cinema and producing the Lebanese feature film Every Day Is a Holiday (...

Programming Documentaries DOC NYC 2019

  Held in New York City each year DOC NYC is the largest documentary festival in North America and has been expanding each year. The tenth annual edition was held from November 6-15  2019 in several downtown venues. Basil Tsiokos serves as the Director of Programming for DOC NYC Claus Mueller is the New York Correspondent for the London-based filmfestivals.com Claus Mueller:  Do you observe any thematic changes in your  2019 program compared to 2018 ...

APOX film festival

  Relive Association   Zadbone 16   51551 Veli Losinj     APOX Film Festival Press Release     The cultural event APOX Film Festival, which is being held for the first time on the island of Lošinj, wishes to thank everyone who will participate in such a great event in this area. The goal is to bring culture and media together, connect young people and film enthusiasts to participate in this project. The...

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