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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...

Second Annual Montana International Film Festival (MINT) Announces Winners

  ONCE UPON A RIVER, HUGH HEFNER’S AFTER DARK Among Winners   The Second Annual Montana International Film Festival (MINT) wrapped today with an awards ceremony and closing celebration at The Babcock Theatre and The Depot in historic downtown Billings. The weekend featured screenings of 75 films, panels and events attended by filmmakers, press and Billings locals. “This second year built on the success of our first: to bring the finest...

Rose d’Or announces first 50 2019 awards judges

  The Rose d’Or has announced the first 50 judges for the 2019 awards, who will decide on this year’s winners in the 28th edition. The jury will be chaired by The Bridge start Sofia Helin. You can find out more about the award and enter online before September by CLICKING HERE. The prestigious line-up includes: Steve Ackerman Managing director, Somethin’ Else Elena Afanasieva Head of creative planning, Channel 1 David Angehrn Head of program strategy, SRF ...

Winners Announced for 2019 SFFILM Documentary Film Fund - $125K distributed

Non-Fiction Post-Production Fund Awards a Total of $125,000 to Five Projects   SFFILM today announced the five winners of the 2019 SFFILM Documentary Film Fund awards totaling $125,000, which support feature-length documentaries in post-production. Created to support non-fiction films that are distinguished by compelling stories, intriguing characters, and an innovative visual approach, the SFFILM Documentary Film Fund is SFFILM’s largest support program for doc makers. Lea Golb&r...

Second Wave of Nominees 19th World Soundtrack Awards Revealed

After having released the names of the nominees for Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film, Best Film Composer of the Year and Best Television Composer of the Year, the World Soundtrack Academy announces a second wave of nominees for Best Score for a Belgian Production, Discovery of the Year, SABAM Award for Best Young International Composer and the Public Choice Award. For the 19th edition, The World Soundtrack Academy welcomes a remarkably diverse group of nominees, in background as ...

Hollyweed Film Festival Finalists

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2019 HOLLYWEED FILM FESTIVAL FINALISTS DISPLAYED BELOW WE HOPE YOU ALL CAN MAKE IT TO THE FEST AT  THE COMPLEX  6476 SANTA MONICA, LA, CA 90038 SEPT 29, 12 - 6PM SEATING IS LIMITED - PURCHASE TICKETS HERE TABBIGAIL'S COMPLAINT -  Director Mark Glaeser Tabbigail’s complaint is a surrealist intervention in the age of Trump, drawing from the time of Reagan, it follows th...

Nosotros, the first Latinx arts advocacy organization in Hollywood, announced the recipients of the 2019 Golden Eagle Awards

Nosotros, the first Latinx arts advocacy organization in Hollywood, announced the recipients of the 2019 Golden Eagle Awards.  The honorees include a wide array of Hollywood talent in front and behind the camera. The awards will take place on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the historic Montalban Theatre 1615 Vine Street in Hollywood. Since 1970, Nosotros has strived to highlight and honor the great achievements of Latinos in the media. Nosotros means "u...

The results of the 4th International Film Festival “Beyond the Borders” have just been announced!!

Best History documentary The Silence of Others by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar (Spain, USA, 2018, 96’).   Second Best History Documentary In Mansourah, you separated us by Dorothée Miriam Kellou (France, 2018, 70’).   Best Sociopolitical Documentary Children Below Deck by Bettina Henkel (Austria , 2018, 90’)   Second Best Sociopolitical Documentary Hamada by Eloy Domínguez Serén (Sweden, Norway, Germany, 2018, ...

Golden Prague International Television Festival Shortlist

GOLDEN PRAGUE COMPETITION SHORTLIST   21 music, dance and theatre programmes have been nominated to the second round of the Golden Prague International Television Festival. The 56th year Awards Ceremony will take place at The New Stage of the National Theatre in Prague on 28 September, 2019. The list of 21 nominees (in alphabetical order) came out from the first round evaluation of a 5 member ...

Domestic productions attract attention at BIFED

  The finalists of the Gaia Student Awards of Bozcaada International Festival of Ecological Documentary (BIFED) which will be held for the 6th time in Bozcaada between 9-13 October are announced. Four out of ten films in the final are from Turkey!   The finalists of BIFED’s Gaia Student Awards have been announced since October 2014 in Bozcaada. Organized annually every October in Bozcaada since 2014, BIFED’s Gaia Awards finalists have been announced. Apart from Fethi K...

Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma Wins The FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2019 to be offered during San Sebastian

The award will be presented at the 67th San Sebastián Film Festival Roma, by Alfonso Cuarón, was elected the best film of the past year by the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI), and will receive the Grand Prix 2019 at the opening ceremony of the 67th San Sebastián Film Festival, on the 20th of September. A total of 618 critics and journalists from all over the world took part in the poll. All feature-length films that had their world premi&eg...

Congratulations Audioscape Finalists and Special Jury Nominees!

    We are deeply grateful to our more than 250 international preliminary judges who together reviewed over 5,000 hours of media. Special thanks to the Television Academy Sound Peer Group who exclusively judged the Audioscape category. Special Jury honors programs that stood out to our preliminary judges as worthy...

15th HollyShorts 2019 Awards Announced

  HollyShorts Announces their “Sweet 16” Dates for 2020   6,000 submissions, 400 official selections, and 10 days later, the HollyShorts Film Festival is thrilled to announce their top 36 prizes for their landmark 15th year. On Saturday at Harmony Gold in Hollywood, three of the festival’s films officially became qualified to be in the running for an Academy AwardⓇ in 2020. This year marked the biggest prize packages for filmmakers as wel...

8° Swiss Mountain Film Festival | Awards

  Concorso fotografico | Photo Contest Fotografia vincitrice | Winner photograph   "Red and Black" di Enrico Campana   L'opera disegna un arco temporale e spaziale immensi: vediamo rappresentati gli effetti degli elementi base costituenti l...

36 short films compete for the 2019 Iris Prize

         19 countries represented in Cardiff final including for the first time Peru, Bosnia and Herzegovina and North Macedonia   The £30,000 prize continues to be funded by The Michael Bishop Foundation Organisers of the Iris Prize have today (16/08/2019) announced details of the 36 short films competing for the Iris Prize at the 2019 Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival. The winning director will be presented with £30,000 to make their next sho...

AOF Award Updates

Writer of The Year Award Winner(s)  Prize$1,000.00 Matt DeGennaro  /  Harold L. Brown  /   Jack McLaughlin   Best Script  $500.00 Matthew Perry - Mount Pleasant   Best Youth Script $250.00 Valerie Schwartzfigure - Melody of The Sea   AOF Writer's Gathering Poetry Slam Winner of a $2,500.00 Three Year AOF Membership Max Reed ...

Dokufest award winners BEST BALKAN DOX BALKAN DOX: SPECIAL MENTION  BEST BALKAN NEWCOMER  TIMEBOX    Nora Agapi  Romania, 2018    BEST INTERNATIONAL DOX - SHORT  WILD BERRIES    Marianna Vas, Hedda Bednarszky  Romania/Hungary/Portugal, 2018    GREEN DOX: SPECIAL MENTION  ACID FOREST    Rugile Barzdžiukaite  Lithuania, 2018  ...

SoundTrack_Cologne Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 goes to Klaus Doldinger (‘The Boat’, ‘The Neverending Story’, ‘Tatort’)

Klaus Doldinger is not only the composer of Germany's most famous main title theme music for the cult series Tatort - he has also become an international star of the film music scene with global successes writing music for Das Boot and The Neverending Story. His music also adorns films such as Peter in Magicland and Der Herr der Wüste (‘The Lord of the Desert’), series such as Polizeiruf 110 (‘Police Call 110...

The Awards of the 37th international FILMFEST MÜNCHEN

The 37th international FILMFEST MÜNCHEN drew to a close on Saturday, July 6, 2019 with a ceremonious presentation of awards. "Bacurau" by Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles was honored with the ARRI/Osram Award in the CineMasters competition, while Melina León's "Song without a Name" received the CineVision Award for best international film by a new director. On Friday, the Brazilian-German co-production "The Invisible Life o...


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