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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 Bulletin Board ANNOUNCEMENTS / CALL FOR ENTRIES recommended by filmfestivals.com: BE ON IT!     French Riviera Film Festival  July 10 – 11, 2021 PARTNER FESTIVAL WITH FILMFESTIVALS.COM March 27, 2021 regular deadline The third annual French Riviera Film Festival will recognize and celebrate short form content creat...

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SEE YOU IN THE NEW VIRTUAL VENUES AFM 2020 runs November 9 - 13 Filmfestivals.com will be covering The online AFM 2020  (41 st edition) with dailies and newsletters.  Take center stage....   We would like to contribute to your success in AFM YES WE CAN... ...

Jonathan Wolf in conversation with filmfestivals.com about the 41st edition of AFM

Zoom conversation between Jonathan Wolf (Managing Director of the American Film Market® AFM®) with Bruno Chatelin. Here are some of the questions raised during the interview: Enjoy Jonathan's answers in our video. The 41st edition will run November 9 -13. Jonathan Wolf is EVP of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA®) and Managing Director of the American Film Market® (AFM®). Since his appointment in 1998, he has guided the growth and repositioning of ...

A look back at the stats, facts and figures from Marche du Film Online

Marché du Film Online comes to a close, the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes announces the numbers of its first virtual edition. Over the course of five days, the Marché du Film Online welcomed 10,002 participants from all around the world. The most important delegation came from the USA (1,500 participants), followed by France (1,400 participants) and the UK (950 participants). More than half of the participants were coming from Europe with 5,900 participan...

Interview with Marché du Film Executive Director Jérôme Paillard

Jérôme Paillard in conversation with Bruno Chatelin     Facts and figures on the 2020 marchédu Film online, the first edition of its kind. Quite a challenge on many fronts   A few figures about attendance  trends this year? when is the marchedufilm.online opening, why 5 days only? How many of the Cannes official selection  titles will be screening in the virtual Marché do you see a trend ? I see 16 conferences and panels a...

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...

Submit through our partner DocFilmDepot

https://www.docfilmdepot.com/ WE HAVE IMAGINED A FUN, SECURE, AND WELL ADAPTED TOOL TO THE ENVIRONMENT FOR DOCUMENTARY CINEMA. Docfilmdepot is a platform that allows directors, producers and distributors of documentary films to manage their call for entries at several festivals. It allows you to create an account, to register one or more films whatever the genre to which they belong, to download the corresponding files, then to submit them to the festivals of your choice, partn...

Video Interview with Pascal Diot, head of Venice Production Bridge

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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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...

Split/Screen May Lineup Announced! 

  The exciting online monthly movie series Split/Screen concludes with its May edition, coming up 5/21-30. Co-presented by the Vermont International Film Festival [VTIFF] and the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival [MNFF], Split/Screen has seen each festival curate a selection of four or five films in alternating months. MNFF steps to the plate for Split/Screen May with a terrific mix of three compelling documentaries and a lovely, engaging drama. We have truly appreciated our collaboration...

Winners of the third biennial Capricornia Film Awards.

CAPRICORNIA FILM AWARDS ANNOUNCE AWARD WINNERS The Darwin International Film Festival are excited to announce the winners of the third biennial Capricornia Film Awards. The Capricornia Film Awards are designed to showcase the best film, television and video productions being created in the Northern Territory or by Territorians. “After a year of uncertainty it was a great feeling to come together to celebrate the incredible achievements of Northern Territory film productions and f...

Overview of the US business for the week of Monday, May 10

Action films continue to propel the U.S. box office, led this week by the debut of The Wrath of Man from United Artists Releasing. The R-Rated heist story starring Jason Statham took in $8.1M at 2,875 locations across North America, a respectable debut for the well-reviewed thriller.   FUNImation's Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train followed in second place with $3.0M at 2,100 locations, adding up to an impressive three-week cume of $39.6M for the anime import.  Warner...

Sharkwater selected at postponed edition of Wild Oceans FilmFest

Wild Oceans FilmFest is an international documentary festival that tries to show the beauty of the ocean to awaken the love for nature in society. To achieve it we involve it in the conservation of the seas. The festival will be held in Gijón (Spain), between November 4th and 7th 2020. Wild Oceans FilmFest is an initiative of the Bioparc Foundation. The purpose of this institution is to promote the conservation of ecosystems by supporting sustainable conservation projects in situ, prom...

Saving North Finalist at Great Cinema Now

"Great Cinema Now" International Script and Film Festivals proudly accepts Scripts and Films entries on FilmFreeway, the world's #1 way to enter film festivals and creative contests. - Unlike other festivals, if your initial submission doesn't meet the qualifications, you can revise and resubmit for further review (if we receive the corrections before the applicable deadlines). - The Great Cinema Now Script and Film Festival is a showcase for discerning audiences of g...

Saving North wins top prize at WorldFest Houston 54

54th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival! The oldest Indie Film Festival in the whole wide world! WorldFest gave first awards to giants of the film industry, including Spielberg, Lucas, Ang Lee, the Coen Brothers, Ridley Scott, John Lee Hancock, Brian de Palma, Randal Kleiser, Oliver Stone, David Lynch and literally hundreds more! We are happy to accept Online FilmFreeway Screeners! We have Big LG 110" Digital Screens for our juries! Not Interns seeing/judging your entry ...

SAVING NORTH selected to screen at l'Europe autour de l'Europe

L’Europe autour de l’Europe - Festival of European films in Paris will run from November 17th until November 30th 2021 in Paris and Île-de-France. The festival will screen 100 films (63 features) from a total of 31 countries and 28 MEDIA participating countries. The festival shows feature films, documentaries, shorts, animations, new media and experimental films. Two Juries will award the following prizes: Prix Sauvage for the best recent feature film (French prem...

Saving North selected in competition at the kalakari film fest May 1 – 4, 2021

Kalakari is an exclusive event of INDIA for upcoming artist and thinkers, An award function, exhibition & artwork kalakari of NGO HELPING HANDS. On every film entry we give 5 food package to needy peoples. kalakari is the most prestigious Awards for the animation, visual effects, photography segment across the Indian sub-continent and beyond. kalakari by Rishi Nikam event has grown from strength to strength and has become a springboard to showcase talent. winners 2...

Saving North selected in competition for the Rural Feature Films Award 2021

Arica Nativa is Heritage Communication and Sustainable Development. Its purpose is to make children, youth and adults to fall in love with the natural and cultural treasures that remain heroically in the rural and indigenous areas of the planet. Awards & Prizes RURAL FEATURE FILMS The selected films will compete for the Rural Feature Films Award 2021, consisting of a Tropero sculpture; a monetary prize of USD 1,000 (one thousand american dollars or its...

Interview with Director of Photography Jayson Crothers for series "Cruel Summer" (2021-)

Director of photography Jayson Crothers, known for his work on multiple films and series titles including Force of Nature (2020), Duke (2019), The Ghost and the Whale (2017), Cold Water (2013), Chicago Fire (2013-2018) and many more, is the lead DP for the series Cruel Summer (2021-), recently released in the U.S. on April 20. Set in a small town in Texas, the story takes place over three successive ‘90s summers. As the beautiful and popular Kate Wallis (Olivia Holt) goes missing...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! Welcome to the N°964 release of our weekly newsletter

  THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 ANOTHER BUSY WEEK ON THE CIRCUIT: FEEL THE BEAT? ... DO NOT MISS A BIT from Cannes, Locarno, Rotterdam, Venice, Santa Barbara, Fantasporto, Lumière, Marché du Film, Seattle, Bentonville and many more  ! Weekly newsletter N° 964 documenting the festivals experience, reaching over 196 000 subscribers:   Email us to be featured ...

MSR Media is shooting their second film in the Caribbean Island of Nevis as part of their far reaching six-picture deal

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British actress and model Poppy Delevingne (Twentieth Century Fox's Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Warner Bros' King Arthur: Legend of the Sword), Chad Michael Collins (MSR Media's One Year Off, Sony Pictures' Sniper), Casper Van Dien (Twentieth Century Fox's Alita: Battle Angel, Paramount Pictures' Sleepy Hollow), and Jeff Fahey (ABC's "Lost," Twentieth Century Fox's Alita: Battle Angel) are set to star in...

WorldFest-Houston 54th announces Major Award Winners 

WorldFest-Houston Remi Awards WorldFest’s mission is to recognize and honor outstanding creative excellence in film & video, validate brilliant abilities and promote future filmmaking in Texas as well as enhance cultural tourism for Houston. There were more than 4,500 category entries in all film and video categories; only 12-15% of submitted entries placed for WorldFest Remi awards. The WorldFest Remi Award is named for the brilliant artist, Frederic Remington, who captured the Sp...

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