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Iris Prize Community, Education and Micro Shorts 2020 - open for submissions!

The Iris Prize LGBT+ Community, Education and Micro Shorts Awards expands to welcome entries from England, Scotland and Northern Ireland! “It’s amazing what you can do in a minute!” – new Micro Shorts Category added to awards. Closing date for submissions is 20 December 2019 and the 2020 Awards Show will take place in Cineworld, Llandudno Junction. Organisers of The Iris Prize Community, Education and Micro Shorts Awards have announced that they will be accepting entri...

PLURAL+ Awards Ceremony

Dear friend of the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival, We have the honor to invite you to the annual Awards Ceremony of the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival, which will take place on Wednesday 13 November 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York in ECOSOC Chamber from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The winners will be announced during the event, and they will have a chance to present their work and say a few words to the audience. They are very...

US in Progress Wrocław Awards and Panelists

  The 9th edition of US in Progress Wrocław will be held from the 6th till the 8th of November as a part of 10th American Film Festival. US in Progress aims to facilitate professional networking among European and Polish film professionals and independent filmmakers from the United States.    The 2019 US in Progress Wrocław partners provide in-kind awards of post-production service packages of combined value amounting to $50,000 for American Projects. The partners are lead...

The 4th International Film Festival and Awards‧Macao IFFAM Project Market

  This year’s IFFAM Project Market (IPM) is taking place December 6th – 8th, 2019. Providing a platform for a blend of top-level talents and rising stars from around the globe, to showcase feature film projects and encourage international collaboration. 14 Project Market entries will be vying for four cash awards; while the program will also include two Work-in-Progress Presentations.   Thrills and chills throughout the selection Projects include supernatural revenge t...

You are invited to the 14th SBIFFF Annual Kirk Douglas Award honoring Martin Scorsese

Dear Friends,  Like you, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival values access to the arts and arts education for all. While we're known primarily for our Festival in January, SBIFF also offers a slate of free educational programming on a year-round basis. Our education programs focus on some of the most underserved throughout Santa Barbara County. It's the support of our community that allows us to offer these programs—and continually improve and expand them&mdas...

The 2019 Byron Bay Film Festival (BBFF) Awards

BYRON BAY FILM FESTIVAL - WINNERS ANNOUNCED The 2019 Byron Bay Film Festival (BBFF) came to a spectacular close tonight with the announcement of the winners of the BBFF Best Film Awards. Fest topper J aimee Skippon Volke hosted the evening with another stunning dress (quite a match with the spectacular dress from opening) Compliments all the way from Paris to the designer The event, now in its 13th Year, attracted entries from all over the globe. BBFF Director J'aimee...

Kimberly Peirce and Tom Skerritt will receive the Golden Key Awards at Key West Festival

KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL TO AWARD PRESTIGIOUS GOLDEN KEY AWARDS TO CELEBRATED FILMMAKER KIMBERLY PEIRCE AND LEGENDARY ACTOR TOM SKERRITT AT EIGHTH ANNUAL FESTIVAL. Kimberly Peirce and Tom Skerritt will receive the prestigious Golden Key Awards at this year's festival, running November 20-24, 2019. Peirce, a Florida native, will be honored on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the release of the groundbreaking film Boys Don't Cry. The festival will screen the film on Friday, N...

Awards of the 11th Annual Santa Fe Independent Film Festival

\\\JURIED AWARDS///   Best Narrative Feature: Lost Bayou directed by Brian C Miller Richard   Best Documentary Feature: Ernie & Joe directed by Jenifer McShane   Best New Mexico Narrative Feature: The Short History of the Long Road directed by Ani Simon-Kennedy   Best New Mexico Documentary Feature: Why Can't I Be Me? Around You directed by Harrod Blank and Sjoerd Dijk   Best International Narrative Short: Utopia directed by Kosta Nikas   ...

The Chelsea Film Festival closed its 7th Annual Edition awarding BILCHED as best film

The Chelsea Film Festival closed its 7th Annual Edition on Sunday, October 20 after having presented 100 Films from 21 countries at AMC Loews Theatre 34th St. The list of winners were announced by Jury Members Paul Haggis/Jury President, Celine Rattray and Wilson Morales on Sunday, October 20th at AMC Loews Theatre 34th St. at 9.30pm.   BILCHED by Jeremy Cumpston Grand Prix for Best Feature Film BETWEEN THE PINES by Emma Bell Petite Prix for ...

Alexandre Trauner Art/Film Festival - AWARDS

  This year again the Alexandre Trauner ART/Film Festival was a great succsess. The closing ceremony was held on the 19th of October, Saturday, in the Szolnok Gallery where the awards were given out in the presence of the film and media industry, Hungarian and international filmmakers and town officials. The Czech period piece Golden Sting took home the award for best set design, while the Austrian-German drama, The Tobacconist and the Hungarian thriller, Valan were awarded with a shared...

Awards winners of the 48th FNC

Here is the complete list of FNC's 2019 Awards (for all the special mentions and awards for short films, see HERE). INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION – FEATURE FILMS LOUVE D'OR - PRÉSENTE...

Oleg and Corpus Christi triumph at the 12th CinEast festival Luxembourg

At the Awards Ceremony of the 12th edition of CinEast (Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg, 3-20 October 2019,, held at the Cinémathèque Luxembourg on Saturday 20 October, the International Jury awarded the Grand Prix to the film Oleg by Juris Kursietis (Latvia/Belgium/Lithuania/France) and the Special Jury Prize to the film Corpus Christi by Jan Komasa (Poland/France). The Critics’ Prize awarded by the Press Jury also went to the film C...

EFEBO D’ORO International Film and Fiction Awards

41st edition, 13 - 19 October 2019 Palermo, Cinema De Seta | Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa The winners of the 41st edition of the Golden Efebo The jury composed of Yervant Gianikian (artist), Wilma Labate (director), Egle Palazzolo (president of the Research Center for Fiction and Cinema), Clara Sanchez (writer) and Alessio Vassallo (actor) assigns the Golden Efebo for the Best Film taken from a literary work at the film Once Upon a River by Haroula Rose with the following m...

The winners of the Film Fest Gent Short Film Competitions

On Sunday 13th of October, during the closing night of the Short Film weekend, the Best Belgian Student Short Award was awarded to 'hier.' Vytautas Katkus' 'Community Gardens' won the Film Fest Gent Award for Best International Short, while the Ace Image Factory + The Fridge Public Choice Award went to Anthony Nti - who also won this prize in 2016 - for his film 'Da Yie'.  The international short film jury, consisting of film journalist Neil Young (UK), direct...

Actress Geraldine Chaplin received the Joseph Plateau Honorary Award at Film Fest Gent

Actress Geraldine Chaplin, daughter of the legendary Charlie Chaplin, received the Joseph Plateau Honorary Award at Film Fest Gent on Sunday 13th of October. This career prize celebrates her major contribution to the art of cinema and her impressive oeuvre.   The American-British-Spanish Geraldine Chaplin accepted her award before the festival's first screening of ‘The Barefoot Emperor,’ Jessica Woodworth and Peter Brosens' political satire starring Chaplin in a doub...

The 14th Rome Film Fest will be honoring John Travolta

The 14th Rome Film Fest will be honoring John Travolta with the Lead Acting Award for his performance in The Fanatic directed by Fred Durst, front man of Limp Bizkit, produced by Oscar Generale p.g a. The two-time Academy Award nominee, Golden Globe and Emmy winner will receive the award on Tuesday, October 22, in the Sala Sinopoli at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, during the Close Encounter at which the actor will meet with Fest audiences.   “I’m delighted and honoured to...

Oscar, Emmy, and Tony-winning actress Viola Davis to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at Rome Film Fest

Oscar, Emmy, and Tony-winning actress Viola Davis will be the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 14th Rome Film Fest (17-27 October 2019). The announcement was made by the Artistic Director Antonio Monda and Laura Delli Colli, President of Fondazione Cinema per Roma, in agreement with Francesca Via, General Manager. One of the most acclaimed figures in international cinema, Davis will also participate in a “Close Encounter”, an onstage conversation where she will discus...

Patagonia Eco Film Fest Awards Maxima

Maxima (USA-Peru / 2019) by Claudia Sparrow wins the first prize of international feature films and the audience award  Synopsis: Maxima, an indigenous woman from the Peruvian Andes who can't read or write, faces one of the world's largest gold producers, Newmont Mining Corporation, who has claimed the property of her land to expand her multi - mining operation of a billion dollars. ...

Winners and emotions during the last day of Milano Film Festival

Almost 150 hours of cinema, meetings, music, parties, photocall. But above all smiles, emotions shared outside and inside Odeon Cinema theatres, packed from day one to the last, the home of this XXIV edition, which ended yesterday after 7 days and 7 unforgettable nights.        The Festival day by day A significant edition for the Festival, of great revival, thanks to the added value given by the audience, our partners and the many audiovisual p...

Amsterdam Lift-Off Film Festival 2019 | Winners & Special Mentions!

Winners and Special Mentions! Last week, the 10th annual Amsterdam Lift-Off Film Festival took place in the vibrant and exciting LAB 111. Audiences were invited to explore compelling work from the Network and beyond, meet with industry professionals, and make connections that will last through their filmmaking careers.   At each of our Lift-Off Film Festivals, we ask that audiences fill out scorecards following each film screening. These scores have been counted to determine which film...

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival Announces 2019 Award Winners

Festival Runs September 26 - October 6, 2019     Mayor Durkan acknowledges TSAFF and their work by proclaiming September 26 as Tasveer South Asian Film Festival Day   The Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF), the largest South Asian film festival in the United States, wrappe...

The ATOM Photo Comp 2019 finalists have been announced,

The ATOM Photo Comp 2019 finalists have been announced, and their entries can now be viewed online at Take a journey through ‘Texture’ with this year’s finalists. For the past four years, amateur and professional photographers have submitted their stunning, epic and intimate images, responding to a specific theme. The finalists, and the prize winners for each category, were chosen by a panel of professional photographers, artists, media teachers and ind...

KWFF 2019 Announces Golden Key Recipient for Costume Design

KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FOURTH ANNUAL “GOLDEN KEY FOR COSTUME DESIGN” HONORING OSCAR®-NOMINATED COSTUME DESIGNER ARIANNE PHILLIPS 2019 FESTIVAL RUNS NOVEMBER 20TH -24TH The Key West Film Festival announced today its fourth annual Costume Design Focus program, honoring Academy Award®-nominated costume designer Arianne Phillips.  Phillips’ most recent work is on display in Sony Pictures’ and Quentin Tarant...

Winners of the 2019 'Sepanta Awards'

      Best Film: Axing Best Director: Behrooz Shoaibi for Axing Best Actor: Amin Hayaee for Axing Best Actress: Sara Bahrami for Axing Best Screenplay: Hossein Torabnezhad & Azita Irani for Axing Best Cinematography: Alli Reza Zarindast for White Fish Season Best Documentary: Song of God by Aref Mohammadi Best Short Film: Short Wave Best Director for a Short Film: Mohamad Esmaeeli for Short W...


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