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'Beware of Children' wins Dragon Award Best Nordic Film at Göteborg Film Festival 2020

Beware of Children, directed by Dag Johan Haugerud, is the recipient of the 2020 Dragon Award Best Nordic Film. Dragon Award Best Nordic Film consists of one million Swedish crowns, making it the world's largest film award. Presenting partner for the competition is Volvo Car Group who together with Region Västra Götaland and the City Council of Gothenburg. The Jury's motivation: A film where the characters find a way to talk to each other and where language is b...

Rob Reiner will receive the Sedona festival’s “Lifetime Achievement Award”

SEDONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OPENS NEXT QUARTER CENTURY OF GREAT FILMS, GREAT FILMMAKERS, SPECIAL GUESTS, FEB. 22-MARCH 1 Tribute to Leslie Uggams Opens Festival; Rob Reiner to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award; Game of Thrones Writer Bryan Cogman Headlines Workshops   Coming off a record-breaking 25th anniversary celebration, the Sedona International Film Festival launches its next quarter century with nine days of compelling films, workshops, events and special gu...

"Matrix" composer Don Davis receives Lifetime Achievement Award at SoundTrack_Cologne 17

  SoundTrack_Cologne (04.22.20 - 04.25.20) is awarding its Lifetime Achievement Award 2020 to American composer Don Davis, who is known for composing music for the "Matrix" film series, among others. Davis will receive the Life Achievement Award for his exceptional achievements in film composing on Saturday, April 25th at the SoundTrack_Cologne grand closing gala. On Friday, April 24th he will share insights into his work in a workshop discussion and comment live on his music in...

Lift-Off Season Awards 2019 Winners

Filmmakers, nominees and Network Members from all over the world joined the Lift-Off team at our home Pinewood Studios, UK, for a celebration full of awards, drinking and dancing.   Networking is something that Lift-Off are proud to support and encourage at any chance we get - the Lift-Off Season Awards is no exception. This is an exclusive evening for Network Members and some of the best filmmakers from the indie film scene to meet and form professional collaborations which could la...

Singaporean American Filmmaker Kirsten Tan to Receive Grant and Residency in Support of Her Narrative Feature Project Higher

  SFFILM ANNOUNCES WINNER OF 2020 NEW AMERICAN FELLOWSHIP San Francisco, CA – SFFILM announced today that Singaporean American filmmaker Kirsten Tan is the winner of the 2020 SFFILM New American Fellowship, supporting her current narrative feature Higher, which is in the development and screenwriting stage. The first of its kind in the US film industry, the New American Fellowship is made possible thanks to SFFILM’s collaboration with the Flora Family Foundation and provi...

'Joker,' Netflix lead BAFTA Nominations: Joker receives 11 nods

    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2020. The EE British Academy Film Awards, which recognise the very best in film of the past year, take place on Sunday 2 February at the Royal Albert Hall, London. The ceremony will be hosted by Graham Norton and will be broadcast exclusively on BBC One and BBC One HD in the UK and in all major territories around the world.     A total ...

The Golden Globes winners

1917, Renée Zellweger in Judy,  Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker, Brad Pitt in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Taron Egerton in Rocketman, Awkwafina, The Farewell, Sam Mendes for 1917, Laura Dern in Marriage Story, Missing Link, Parasite... were th ebig winners at The 77th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2019 Category winners are in bold. Best Motion Picture -- Drama 1917 The Irishman Joker ...

Blanca Blanco on the red carpet at the Golden Globes

  At the 77th annual Golden Globes Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel US actress Blanca Blanco was wearing Christophe Guillarmé's long dress in old pink tulle with embellished lace tone on tone on the chest, Melissa Kandiyoti  jewelry               ...

36th Tehran International Short Film Festival announces winners

The 36th Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF) announced winners at national and international categories. Several top cinematic officials and actors, including Hossein Entezami, the Director of the Cinema Organization of Iran, director of the festival Sadeq Mousavi, etc. were also attending the closing ceremony of the 36th TISFF was held in Milad Tower in west of Tehran on Nov 15, 2019. Addressing the gathering, Entezami underlined that TISFF is one of the most important cinemati...

The 19th edition of the River to River Florence Indian Film Festival wrapped with awards on December 10th.

  The 19th edition of the River to River Florence Indian Film Festival has had its final day on December 10th. During the closing night, the winners of the Audience Award in the categories of feature films, documentaries and short films have been announced: The story of the patriarchal society of India and women’s rebellion in Hellaro by Abhishek Shah, in the feature film category. The shelter offered by the Indian city of Kolhapur to the Po...

The Ermanno Olmi Awards in Bergamo

1st edition - Bergamo, December 11, 2019 The fiction short film Da-Dzma (A Sister and a Brother, Georgia/Belgium, 2019) by Jaro Minne wins the first edition of the Ermanno Olmi Award, an event aiming to promote short films by young directors. Runner-up is the documentary Nacht Ueber Kepler 425b (Night over Kepler 452b, Germany 2019) by Ben Voit, and the third place goes to the animated documentary Inside me (Germany 2019) by Maria Trigo Teixeira. A special mention goes to Fame (Hung...

Winners of the ATF Animation, Chinese and Formats Pitches

Winners of the ATF Animation, Chinese and Formats Pitches were announced after a series of exciting on-stage pitches, where finalists presented their ideas to panels of elite judges – the likes of leading producers and commissioning editors, who provided their invaluable input for each of the pitched projects.   The series of pitches is part of the ecosystem that the Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) has built for content creators. Apart from providing them a platform to showcase t...

Youth and Children’s Film Festival Just Film crowns Boyz in the Wood with the main prize

  Just Film, the largest youth and children's film festival in Northern Europe and a sub-festival of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, set the audience record and handed out the Grand Prix to Ninian Doff for Boyz in the Wood. At its 19th edition Just Film screened 54 feature films and documentaries, offering a wide selection of films to kids, youngsters, parents, teachers, students and adults. During the 17-days-long festival, the audiences had the opportunity to choose films...

Nominees for the 24th Annual Satellite Awards, celebrating achievements in Film, Television

   INTERNATIONAL PRESS ACADEMY THE 24TH ANNUAL SATELLITE AWARDS™ With James Mangold’s Ford v Ferrari leading the nominations count up against a tie between Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story and Sam Mendes’ 1917, The International Press Academy (IPA) jump-started Awards Season today by lining up the finest films of 2019 for the official 24th Satellite Awards Nominations announcement. Ford v Ferrari (20th Century Fox) starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, cloc...

Key West Film Festival : winners of the 8th edition of the festival (November 20-24, 2019)

<a data-cke-saved-href=" KEY WEST FILM FEST 2019 WINNERS Key West Film Festival has announced the winners of the 8th edition of the festival which ran November 20-24, 2019.     Waves directed by Trey Edward Shults, which closed the festival, was voted winner of the Audience Award. After Parkland by Emily Taguchi & Jake Lefferman won for Best Documentary Feature, A Name Without A Place  by Kenny Riches...

Finalist filmmakers selected for the 16 Days 16 Films initiative.

                         MODERN FILMS AND THE KERING FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE FINALISTS FOR SHORT FILM INITIATIVE: 16 DAYS 16 FILMS     Inspired by the UN Women campaign 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, 16 DAYS 16 FILMS is a short film initiative that focuses on filmed content addressing violence against women. Today Modern Films, in partnership with The Kering Foundation, are pleased to announce the 1...

EFP and ACC Announce the Winner of the First Arab Critics' Award for European Films

Labina Mitevska (producer and actress of God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya) with Sonja Heinen (EFP) and Alaa Karkouti (ACC) Cairo, 23 November 2019. EFP (European Film Promotion) and the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) proudly present the winner of the first Arab Critics' Award for European Films God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya by Teona Strugar Mitevska. 42 film critics from 13 Arab countries selected the best European film out of 24 nominations submitted by national film promotion institutions ...

Award winners at the 22nd annual Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM)

    The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) ends tomorrow, November 24. The award winners for this 22nd edition were announced during the closing ceremony that took place this evening at the Concordia University's Alumni Auditorium.   GRAND PRIZE FOR BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE presented by Bell Media Present.Perfect. by Shengze Zhu   “A complex, cinematic work, a testament to the deep social, political and interpersonal impacts create...

Framing the Future Award Winners in Munich

FRAMING THE FUTURE: THE 2019 AWARD-WINNERS   The grand prize of the 39th FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH goes to the short feature film “Last Call” by Hajni Kis (University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest, Hungary). The audience favorite and recipient of the Wolfgang Längsfeld Award is the Israeli film “Fine” by Maya Yadlin. Altogether, 10 awards were presented this evening, including a total of 38,500 euros in prize money. On Saturday, No...

RIFF Awards 2019: winners of the XVIII edition announced

Best Film is “37 Seconds” by Hikari For International Documentaries winner is “Dave Grusin: Not Enough Time” by Barbara Bentree about the Oscar-winning composer Tootsie Best Italian Documentary “Pastrone!” by Lorenzo De Nicola on the director of Cabiria Best Italian short films “Oltre Il Fiume” by Luca Zambolin; “Vittoria per tutti” by Elia Bei wins the RAI Cinema Channel Award   Best Film is "37 Seconds&q...

Awards and prizes of the XVI Festival of Cinema and Human Rights of Barcelona

The Barcelona Film and Human Rights Festival announces the winners of the XVI edition of the contest. The awards are chosen by a professional jury composed of different personalities of Human Rights and the world of cinema. They will be released and announced at the closing ceremony to be held tonight (Friday, November 22) in the Texas Cinemas (note seized until today at 9pm).   Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, a film that follows the research of an international group of scienti...

Winners of the 4th Sochi International Film Festival

The Winner of the 4th Sochi International Film Festival is Guardian of Light from the director Yermek Tursunov. Muratzhan Mukazhanov, who acted in the film, accepted the golden Irida statuette.   The 4th Sochi International Film Festival and Awards (SIFFA) has officially closed with an awards ceremony on November 20th at the Radisson Collection Paradise Resort in Sochi. In attendance at the ceremony were Lubah Balagova-Kandour, Mohy Quandour, Kim Ki-duk, Maya Aimedova, Peter Ferris, Richa...

Bambi Awards 2019 glamour

The Bambi, often simply called the Bambi Award and stylised as BAMBI, are presented annually by Hubert Burda Media to recognize excellence in international media and television, awarded to personalities in the media, arts, culture, sports and other fields "with vision and creativity who affected and inspired the German      First held in 1948, it is the oldest and now Germany's most important media prize: BAMBI has been writing German film and med...

Parasite wins Best Feature Film at Asia Pacific Screen Awards

  Bong Joon-ho’s international hit Parasite (Gisaengchung) has won Best Feature Film at the 13th Aisa Pacific Screen Awards (APSA). The award was accepted on the night by Parasite producer Jang Young-hwan and marks the first win for the Republic of Korea in this category since Secret Sunshine (Miryang) took out the inaugural prize in 2007. 13 Asia Pacific countries and areas collected awards, with many of the winners also being their country&rsqu...

HIFF39 Audience Award Winners

HIFF39 Audience Award Winners presented by Hawaii News Now: YELLOW ROSE, THE AUSTRALIAN DREAM and THE PIT WHERE WE WERE BORN (From Top to Bottom): YELLOW ROSE (Best Narrative); THE AUSTRALIAN DREAM (Best Doc); & THE PIT WHERE WE WERE BORN (Best Short)        Congratulations to the HIFF39 AUDIENCE AWARD Winners presented by Hawaii News Now. The audience ballots have been tabulated and here the 2019 Festival wi...


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