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Submissions open for the Julien Dubuque Film Festival: April 24 – 28, 2024

Regular Deadline: January 8, 2024 January 22, 2024 Late Deadline February 1, 2024 Extended Deadline   We are now accepting submissions for the 2024 Julien Dubuque Film Festival and awarding over $35,000! You can submit your film via filmfreeway, or contact us for more information. Watch the 2023 AWARDS CEREMONY Highlights Video by   The JDIFF Video Channel: ambiance and interviews Emai...

Valuing Writers in the AI Renaissance: A Call for Fair Compensation

by Christina Zhu-Weaver, Chief Strategy and Fun Officer at Robosen Robotics Amid the rapid advancements of artificial intelligence, a pivotal dialogue emerges, focused on the ethics and equity of AI development. At the heart of these discussions, one critical question often lingers in the shadows: should we provide rightful compensation to the writers and creators whose imaginative works form the foundation of AI system training? AI for Humanity: Insights from Hollywood Writers In a r...

Submissions open for the Global Entertainment Awards, formerly known as World Trailer Awards

Enter before 31 December 2023 for big early bird entry discounts. Dear creatives of the world, You work hard. Having the talent to create something that gets into the heads of an audience and changes their behaviour is a high value skill. A skill that powers the entertainment industry worldwide. The Global Entertainment Awards gives you, the creative, a voice. Exposure of your work, story and potential. And brings your name or brand to the attention of esteemed judges and...

"Of Things Past" Starring Legendary Actor Michael Moriarty, Louise Caire Clark and Tara Reid to Debut on VOD on October 3rd

Big Apple Film Festival 2023 Official Selection, Of Things Past, a truly unique production, over 37 years in the making, at last will be enjoyed by North American viewing audiences beginning October 3rd on Amazon, Vudu and major cable systems’ VOD.   Tony Award, Golden Globe and three-time Emmy winner Michael Moriarty returns to the big screen, with co-stars Louise Caire Clark and Tara Reid in the drama, that first began filming in 1985. The movie was never released and has b...

Cinematic Betting: The Evolution of Casino Portrayals from Classic to Contemporary Films

Casino themes and gambling have perennially captivated Hollywood. From the early 20th century's noir classics to today's high-octane blockbusters, filmmakers' fascination with the casino milieu has been evident. This portrayal has evolved, reflecting the changing times, societal norms, and perceptions of the casino world.   1. The Golden Era: Glamour and Intrigue The Golden Era of Hollywood brought about a sense of awe and opulence in its films. Casino portrayals were no...

Tryon International Film Festival, this year marks the debut of the highly anticipated "Best Narrative Podcast"

Tryon, NC - The Tryon International Film Festival is proud to announce the debut of its exciting new addition, the Podcast Listening Room, in collaboration with iHeart Radio. This marks the festival's first-ever inclusion of a dedicated space for podcast enthusiasts, spotlighting the burgeoning art of audio storytelling. The event will take place during the festival's ninth edition, highlighting a carefully curated selection of captivating podcasts for attendees to indulge in.   ...

Submit to the 16th NYC Independent Film Festival (June 5-8, 2024)

August 31, 2023 Earlybird Deadline November 30, 2023 Regular Deadline January 15, 2024 Late Deadline February 15, 2024 Extended Deadline Website I Profile on I Facebook I Twitter I Email  contact I       Submit a Film to the 2024 New York City Independent Film Festival Using...

Arclight Films Lands International Rights to the Biographical Crime Thriller Film "Miranda's Victim"

ARCLIGHT FILMS LANDS INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS TO THE BIOGRAPHICAL CRIME THRILLER FILM “MIRANDA’S VICTIM”   Starring Abigail Breslin, Luke Wilson, Andy Garcia, Ryan Phillippe, Kyle MacLachlan and Donald Sutherland   Cannes, France (May 15, 2023) – Arclight Films has come on board to handle international distribution rights to the completed biographical crime thriller Miranda’s Victim, the feature film based on the origin of the Miranda Rights...

Red Sea Fund Announces Eight Post-Production Grant Winners

 Cycle 1 of 2023 Fund Supports emerging and established Saudi, Arab and African film talent   The Red Sea Film Festival Foundation today announced the recipients of the Red Sea Fund’s 2023 post-production funding cycle 1. Eight films by Saudi, Arab and African filmmakers will receive grants to help complete films that shine a light on important narratives and new talents emerging from the region. The Red Sea Fund’s 2023 post-production cycle received 59 applications, ...

The American Pavilion (AmPav) Program Schedule: May 17, 2023 @ 76th Annual Cannes Film Festival

            EVENT SCHEDULE 5/17/23   The American Pavilion is open daily from 9 am - 6 pm. Note: We will be closed early at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 17th for a private event.* ...

"KINKY BOOTS" Writer Geoff Deane Inks Deal to Write "BOLLYVER"

British musician and screenwriter Geoff Deane has signed up to write the screenplay for BOLLYVER, a reimagining of the Charles Dickens classic set in modern day India.   BOLLYVER was created by the renowned social entrepreneur Nic Careem and Chris O'Farrell who will both serve as Executive Producers. It will be a collaboration between O'Farell's Castletown Corporation and the London based production, sales, and distribution company Evolutionary Films with Evo...

The Saudi Film Commission Announces Activities at the 76th Annual Cannes Film Festival

  DATE /TIME EVENT LOACTION REMARQUE May 17 th 10:30 – 11:30AM Saudi Ecosystem (Panel Discussion) Palais Stage Open to Public     May 18 th 2:30 – 3:30 PM Confext Announcement Saudi Pavilion Only Invitation – Please sign in before by sending me an e.mail     May 19 th 10:30 – 12:30 Financing Films (Round Table) Screen Yacht Only Invitation – Please si...

The Marché du Film Announces its Cannes Docs Program @ 76th Annual Cannes Film Festival

  CANNES DOCS WELCOMES YOU Explore documentary cinema at it...


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