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    We, at filmfestivals.com, are extremely proud of our relationships and partnerships with these amazing film events: AFM, Venice Production Bridge, Tallinn Black Nights International Film Festival, Industry@Tallinn,  FestForums Santa Barbara, FestForums New York, Montreal International Animation Film Festival - Animaze, WoFF Glasgow, UNAFF, Bridges Festival, Bahamas Int Film Festival, Houston WorldFest, Fa...

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The global independent industry will all convene in Santa Monica in just a few weeks for AFM23 with hundreds of productions, sales, distribution and buying companies from 70 countries registered. Over 230 companies – from A24 to XYZ - as well as international umbrella stands are set to exhibit - with more still being added. To find out more about the Exhibitors coming to AFM, click on the company’s name on the exhibitor list and you’ll be taken to their profile on The Film Ca...

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    AFM 2023 runs October 31- November 5, 2023 Filmfestivals.com will be covering AFM 2023  (44 th edition) in person with dailies and newsletters.  Take center stage....   We would like to contribute to your success in AFM YES WE CAN... ...

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FILMHEDGE: A MODERN ALTERNATIVE TO MEDIA FINANCE BANKS FilmHedge simplifies the application and funding process to secure up to $10M for qualified film and television products. Media finance is just one click away. APPLY HERE   Official sponsor of the Producers Network The Producers Network is the go-to place for producers seeking to make the most out of their time in Cannes. Launched 16 years ago, the Producers Network welcomes more than 400 producers f...

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Filmfestivals.com partner of Venice Production Bridge sat down with the Pascal Diot who shared with our audience a few practical facts and figures on the Market which he has created 6 years ago. ...

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The Bulletin Board ANNOUNCEMENTS / CALL FOR ENTRIES recommended by filmfestivals.com: BE ON IT!       New York Festivals TV & Film Awards  APRIL 16, 2024   DEADLINE - DECEMBER 31, 2023 JUDGING BEGINS - DECEMBER STORYTELLERS GALA - APRIL 16, 2024 New York Festivals TV & Film Awards honors content in all lengths and forms f...

Background and Perspectives on Film Festival Consulting for your films

Poster signed by Arnold for Bruno Chatelin as a thank you token of fantastic Box Office records in France   I have been working with film festivals and helping filmmakers for the past 20 years in various capacities. There was only one big lesson I learnt in festivals: Cannes can work miracles for you, if you do the right thing with the right people : dare, work hard and be creative in each of your actions. HERE IS THE DETAILED STORY OF A 40M $ HANDSHAKE TO ME FOLLOWING OUR SUCCESS...

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Trailer for Pseudonym, for festival consideration

Synopsis:  Alex is a divorced father, a stressed executive. His daily routine is work, work, work. Tonight he's in a hurry, he's due to meet a beautiful young stranger... who contacted him via the internet. But this blind date will flip him into a downward spiral and disrupt forever the course of his life.  Thriller, 75 min., Scope, Dolby 5.1  Directed by Thierry Sebban  Starring: Simon Abkarian, Igor Skreblin, Perrine Tourneux...

A Week of French Language Cinema

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A Week of French Language Cinema    Posted By Robin Menken   For the fifteenth year straight, in collaboration with the Consulates General of Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, France, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Quebec Government Office in Los Angeles, and Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK) presents A Week of French Language Cinema, with nightly screenings of critically acclaimed French language films, from March 19th t...

A Week of French Language Cinema

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A Week of French Language Cinema    Posted By Robin Menken   For the fifteenth year straight, in collaboration with the Consulates General of Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, France, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Quebec Government Office in Los Angeles, and Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK) presents A Week of French Language Cinema, with nightly screenings of critically acclaimed French language films, from March 19th t...

Interview With Director Bess Kargman On Feature Documentary "Diane Warren: Relentless" (2024) @ SXSW

Documentarian filmmaker Bess Kargman's latest opus- “Diane Warren: Relentless” held its World Premiere at SXSW. The film focuses on Academy Award Winning songwriter Diane Warren and features interviews with Diane Warren herself, as well as Clive Davis, Common, Gloria Estefan, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jennifer Hudson, Cher, Randy Jackson, Quincy Jones. An intimate, captivating and revealing underdog story, providing audiences with a rarely seen glimpse behind one of the most suc...

Interview with Directors Jenny Schweitzer Bell & Brian Bell For Short Doc THE PUZZLE PALACE (2024) @ SXSW

Jenny Schweitzer Bell and Brian Bell are a husband-and-wife filmmaking team based in New York City. Together they produced several director-driven, narrative independent feature films from 2001 to 2006. Over the past decade, while Jenny focused on directing commissioned and personal short documentaries, Brian produced studio-backed narrative feature films.  Brian is a veteran film producer with over two decades of experience in the industry. He has collaborated with renowned directors su...

Interview With Composer Will Bates for Score of Michael Mohan’s IMMACULATE; Premiere at SXSW

Composer Will Bates has composed original scores for a myriad of filmmakers including acclaimed directors Mike Cahill (Another Earth; I Origins; Bliss), Alex Gibney (We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks; Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief; Zero Days; The Forever Prisoner), Ry Russo-Young (You Won’t Miss Me; Nobody Walks) and Fisher Stevens (Mission Blue; Bright Lights).  Bates’ upcoming p...

Interview with Director Sam Shainberg For SHOTPLAYER, Documentary Short Competition @ SXSW 2024

The short film SHOTPLAYER (2024), directed by Sam Shainberg, screened in the Documentary Short Competition at this year’s SXSW. SHOTPLAYER is an impressionistic journey into the mind of Wilfred Rose, one of New York City's most notorious pickpockets. As he returns to the subway for the first time in many years, he reflects on a life of crime in a society that has left many of its citizens behind. SHOTPLAYER asks the question: When is it ok to p...

Interview With Filmmaker Alison Tavel For Debut Doc Feature Film RESYNATOR (2024), SXSW World Premiere

RESYNATOR is a feature documentary film and synth resurrection project started by director Alison Tavel in 2014. The true story centers around a resurrected synthesizer (aka the RESYNATOR), that was invented by Alison’s late father Don Tavel in the ‘70s, which she dug up from her grandmother’s attic twenty-five years after his passing and has been on a mission to share it with the world ever since. RESYNATOR had its world premiere at SXSW on March 10th, 2024, and won the Docu...

Interview with Director Olmo Schnabel, Actor Darío Yazebek Bernal & EP Jeremy O'Harris for PET SHOP DAYS (2023) @ SXSW

                                Olmo Schnabel's directorial debut PET SHOP DAYS screened as a Festival Favorite at SXSW, 2024. The film stars Jack Irv, Darío Yazebek Bernal, alongside Willem Dafoe, Peter Sarsgaard and more. Impulsive black sheep Alejandro (Bernal) and pet store employee Jack (Irv) enter a whirlwind romance that sends them d...

Interview with Producer Patrick Reardon & Director Lucian Read "Lions of Mesopotamia" (2024) @ SXSW

Lions of Mesopotamia had its world premiere at SXSW, on Saturday, March 9th. The film is the true account of hope and victory when Iraq’s national soccer team – aka Lions of Mesopotamia – earned the 2007 Asian Cup amid the bloodiest days of Iraq’s civil war. The fairytale story is directed by Emmy winner Lucian Read and produced by Jupiter Entertainment. In an interview with the film’s producer Patrick Reardon and director Lucian Read after their premiere, h...

Interview With Director Bonnie Discepolo & Actress Anna Camp For NEO-DOME (2024), World Premiere @ SXSW

Director Bonnie Discepolo and actress Anna Camp attended SXSW for the premiere of their latest work NEO-DOME (2024), a Sci-fi series pilot set in a post-apocalyptic America where a woman (Anna Camp) travels solo on the road headed for a mysterious dome on the distant horizon; a cautionary tale about trust in a new world where no one can be trusted. In an interview with Bonnie and Anna about NEO-DOME, here is what they had to say:   Can you tell us your background and...

Global Premiere and Cooperation Launch from Huace Group

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Huace Group, a media group with a rich business ecosystem of TV dramas, films, animation, music, celebrities, etc. As a pioneer in China's film and TV industry for over three decades, we dedicate to bringing high-quality Chinese contents to global audience. Through collaborations with international partners such as Netflix, Amazon, Universal, YouTube, Viki and Viu, more than 150,000 hours of contents have been distributed to over 200 regions and countries worldwide.   MIPTV 2...

jazzahead! goes mambo-cuban mambo with Maite Hontelé, Ramón Valle and Ronald Snijders at the gala concert on 13,04 in Bremen

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jazzahead! goes mambo 13 April · 20 pm · Congress Centrum Bremen Gala Concert and Mambo with Maite Hontelé, Ramón Valle & Ronald Snijders. Dutch trumpet star Maite Hontelé and the internationally renowned Dutch youth jazz orchestra NJJO (Nationaal Jeugd Jazz Orkest) are booked for the Gala Concert. Cuban mambo will take centre stage at the concert.   ...

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