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'Gagarine' by Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh receives the Explore Zone Award 2020 at Film Fest Ghent

Gagarine, the feature debut of Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh, wins the Explore Zone Award 2020. The French directing duo were in Ghent last week to present their debut. The Explore Zone Award, presented to them by the Explore Zone youth jury, gives them a promotional boost thanks to a media campaign in De Morgen, Knack Focus and at Studio Brussel worth 27,000 euros. The intimate coming-of-age drama Never Rarely Sometimes Always by Eliza Hittman ...

FIFF Festival International de Films de Fribourg: Audience Choice winners

  Once again, this week we face incertitude. It was fantastic and reassuring to see that Vevey, Avenches, Winterthur and Geneva are going ahead with their film festivals this autumn. Will new cancellations happen however? We hope it will not.  Let’s take a look in the future and rejoice: the FIFF team is busy organising the Festival's 35th edition. We are glad to announce the content of one section already – the brand-new Audience Choice section! Audience ...

Aaron Sorkin and Chloé Zhao Announced as First Honorees at SFFILM Awards Night 2020

SFFILM’S Awards Season Celebration and Fundraiser Is Going Online to Support the Organization’s Year-Round Work Cultivating the Next Generation of Film Artists San Francisco, CA – SFFILM has announced two notable filmmakers that will accept honors at SFFILM Awards Night, the organization’s annual fundraising celebration honoring achievement in filmmaking craft. This year’s highly anticipated awards show has shifted from its traditional seated dinner and onst...

The 8th Annual Edition of Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) announced its winners

Our partner (Bruno Chatelin sitting in the advisory board): the 8th Annual Edition of Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) announced its winners on Sunday, October 18th (rf. below by category) broadcasted live on FilmFestival+. The Closing Awards show was presented by Festival Founder & Director Ingrid Jean-Baptiste and Actor, Producer James Donahower. CFF held its 2020 Edition virtually on FilmFestival+ (also accessible through AppleTV) from October 15-19, 2020 and introduced American ...

NatureTrack Film Festival Announces the tied "Audience Favorite" films

The "Audience Favorite" Award goes to....It's a tie! "The Beaver Believers" and "Saliega's Lineage, The Return of the Iberian Lynx" have won the 2020 NatureTrack Film Festival "Audience Favorite" Award! Congratulations to Sarah Koenigsberg and Javier Ortega Martinez.   In case you missed the announcement of the juried award winners...Here's the list!   Best in Festival - Feature - It's a tie! Lost Kings of Bioko ~Oliver Go...

'Tussen de bijen en de tarbot', 'Versailles' and 'Perpetual Night' are awarded at Film Fest Ghent

'Tussen de bijen en de tarbot', the poetic animated short by Linnea Lidegran Correia (KASK) received the Award for Best Belgian Student Short at the closing evening of the short film weekend at Film Fest Ghent. The winner of the ACE Image Factory & The Fridge Audience Award for Best Belgian Short is 'Versailles' by Hyun Lories. 'Perpetual Night' by Pedro Peralta won the Best International Short Award.   On Sunday 18 October, the ...

The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival's 12th edition announces the awards

The Votes Are In! SANTA FE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS 2020 The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival's 12th edition is our most unique festival to date, having faced the adversity that most film festivals, non-profit groups, and other arts organizations encountered during 2020. While SFiFF has adjusted to the circumstances, our mission remains the same, ...

NatureTrack Film Festival Announces the Winners!

  Congratulations to the Directors of the following films:   Best in Festival - Feature - It's a tie! Lost Kings of Bioko ~Oliver Goetzel Realm of the Robber ~Moritz Katz & Braydon Moloney Best in Festival - Short Kokoly ~Blue Ventures, Garth Cripps & Paul Antion   Kids Connecting with Nature - The Dan Conaway Award Traces ~Sébastien Pins Igniting Passion for (and with) Nature  By Hand ~Kellen Keene   &n...

Festival du nouveau cinéma Shorts Winners announced

SHORT FILMS WINNERS ANNOUNCED  Last night was the ceremony of the short film awards, we are happy to share with you the list of this 49th edition winners. The short film awards are presented but all the FNC programming is still available online until October 31! Discover the best of current cinema. INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION – SHORT FILMS The International Short Film Competition jury was composed of Odile JOANNETTE, Deragh CAMPBELL and Carmine PIERRE-DUFOU...

Tryon International Film Festival Winners

Tryon International Film Festival 2020 Was Virtual; Viewings Available Through Oct. 19 Film Festival Winners The overall winner in the Tryon International Film Festival 2020 is Invitation to the Dance, a short documentary that chronicles five special needs adults who take ballet lessons for a year.             The 40-minute film was directed by Sarah Shoemaker, a professional dancer, actress, producer, and the Executive Director for Int...

Nightstream Awards! You can still watch Films + Talks till Weds!

  THANK YOU FOR COMING TO NIGHTSTREAM YOU CAN STILL WATCH FILMS TILL 10/14 ...

Awards Curtocircuíto 2020

The juries of the seventeenth edition of Curtocircuíto - Internacional Film Festival have decided to award the following prizes. ●      Radar Award: Sun Dog, by Dorian Jespers.  ●      Special mention Radar: Dustin, by Naïla Guiguet. ●      Explora Award: Look Then Below, by Ben Rivers.  ● ...

Eight films nominated for the SEE THE SOUND music documentary award by SoundTrack_Cologne

SEE THE SOUND (October 14 – October 18, 2020), the film festival of SoundTrack_Cologne, will once again award the prize for the best music documentary. Eight films have been nominated for the competiton, five of which are celebrating their German premieres, one NRW premiere and one it’s German premiere. The full programme, which contains 26 films and a lecture performance, is attached. The nominees are Lima Grita by Dana Bonilla and Ximena Vakdivia, Underground Inc: The Rise &a...

Short Calf Muscle wins Iris Prize 2020

   Short Calf Muscle, directed by Victoria Warmerdam, has been announced the winner of the Iris Prize 2020, Cardiff’s International LGBT+ Short Film Prize, supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation. This was the first time in the festival’s 14-year history that a film from the Netherlands has won. The £30,000 prize enables Victoria to make a new short film in Wales, becoming the thirteenth Iris production.   Better, directed by Michael J. Ferns, wins Be...

IFFMH - International Film Festival Mannheim Heidelberg New Awards

New Prizes at the IFFMH  €25,000 for the main prize +++ €10,000 for the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Award for best screenplay +++ A total of €47,500 in prize money at the IFFMH Starting in 2020, the IFFMH will award five monetary prizes in the international competition ON THE RISE. In addition to the traditionally non-monetary prize of the International Federation of Film Critics FIPRESCI, which has been awarded in Mannheim since 1960, a...

The first edition of SoundTrack_Zurich (STZ) wrapped

A big success during difficult times: the first edition of SoundTrack_Zurich (STZ), which took place within the framework of the 16th Zurich Film Festival (ZFF), attracted 1.800 visits. Over three and a half days, the music congress brought together composers, music supervisors, producers and directors from Switzerland and all over Europe. Almost 50 industry experts spoke in workshop talks, case studies and matchmaking sessions about current topics relevant to the film music scene. One of the hi...

Zurich Film Festival Wrapped

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We're wrapping up 11 days of festival – coming together, exploring new voices, debating the future of cinema and making new friends. Find below a recap of our key industry events.     FOCAL – Audience and Market Strategies 25.9. – Project Showcase Noah Bohnert pitching his winning project WOUND   ...

Holland Film Meeting announces winners HFM Awards 2020

Thirty-one highly promising and ambitious new feature projects from across the globe were presented at the online Holland Film Meeting (HFM) last week. As one of Europe’s must attend international exchange platforms for professional collaboration and creative development, the HFM creates a bridge between the Dutch and international film industries. Tonight the HFM Awards Ceremony 2020 took place online, hosted live from Utrecht – HFM’s hometown. The four prize categories of t...

Cinelatino and DishLATINO Announce the Hola Mexico Film Festival’s 2020 Award Winners

Cinelatino, the nation’s leading Spanish-language movie channel, is proud to announce the 2020 winners of Hola Mexico Film Festival’s (HMFF) prestigious Cinelatino & DishLATINO Audience Choice award and the Cinelatino & DishLATINO Tomorrow’s Filmmakers Today Best Short award. Normally held in Los Angeles, HMFF is the largest festival of Mexican cinema outside of Mexico. HMFF has become a staple in the City of Angels, attracting cinephiles and devotees of Mexican ...

Winners of the 2020 ‘Sepanta Awards' @ Iranian Film Festival - San Francisco Announced

      Best Film: Labyrinth Best Director: Amir Hossein Torabi for Labyrinth Best Actor: Shahab Hosseini for Labyrinth Best Actress: Mina Vahid for One Night in Tehran Best Screenplay: Tala Motazedi for Labyrinth Best Cinematography: Farshad Mohammadi for We Are All Together Best Documentary: The Bridge of Victory by Yaser Talebi Best Children’s Film: Ocean Behind the Window by Babak Nabizadeh Best Short Film:&nb...

VENICE TV AWARD 2020 Winners Announced!

    We are delighted to announce the Winners of the VENICE TV AWARD 2020, which is supported by the International Music + Media Centre [IMZ], the European Group of Television Advertising [egta] and the Association of Commercial TV [ACT], awarding the year’s television masterpieces. The jury evaluated TV shows from around the world in the categories TV Series, TV Movie, Performing Arts, Documentary, News, Light Entertainment, Program Promotion, Branded Entertainment, Spo...

Watch the 57th Golden Prague Festival Awards online

Since the COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated a virtual ceremony, everyone will be tuning in from home as the awards will air on Saturday, September 26 at 10 p.m. CET at: http://bit.ly/Golden_Prague_Official_Awards_Ceremony   We are pleased to announce the winners of the 57th Golden Prague International Television Festival. Congratulations!   Grand Prix Fi...

Moving Parts Film Festival Fall Winners announced

MPFF FALL 2020 AWARD WINNERS BEST FEATURE FILM - ​ANGIE: LOST GIRLS BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: ​FINDING MANNY BEST SHORT FILM: HERMIT: ​HERMIT BEST STUDENT FILM: ​GUMMI BEAR BEST LGBT FILM: ​PATRICK BEST SOCIAL JUSTICE FILM ​WE CAN’T BREATHE BEST WEB SERIES:​ CRAZY SEXY OREOS BEST MUSIC VIDEO: ​ADRIAN SUTHERLAND: POLITICIAN MAN BEST DIRECTOR: ​RYAN FENSON-HOOD - THE OBITUARY OF JASPER JAMES BEST EDITOR: ​- SEKURITAS Claudio Cea Carmen Stadler BEST SCRE...

The Athens ADAF AWARDS 2020

 A magical night under the imposing lights of the Acropolis, marked the ceremony of ADAF AWARDS 2020 The ADAF AWARDS 2020 was successfully completed in the urban space outside of the Danish Institute at Athens, an unforgetabble event under the imposing lights of Acropolis. We would like to thank all of you who supported the event with your presence. Especially nowadays, such events are an injection of optimism and, above all, of strength for us as well as for the artists and the public. ...

Let's congratulate the AFMX Virtual Fest Award Winners!

  You can watch the full AWARDS SHOW in our video Best Music Video -Second runner up: Pressure; Directors Tony Drake, Luke James Shaffer -First runner up: Don’t Die; Director Greg Doble -Winner: Lover I Surrender; Director Fiona Cochrane (The Black Sorrows ‘Lover I Surrender’ Tour)   Be...

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