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    We, at, 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...

First look at the 4th edition of the Caorle Independent Film Festival (CIFF)

  Caorle Independent Film Festival: also this year boom of registrations Among the highlights of the 4th edition: Caorle Unveiled, the social video contest dedicated to Caorle (Venice, Italy) and a fundraising campaign. At midnight July 20, submissions for the 4th edition of the Caorle Independent Film Festival (CIFF) officially closed. This cultural event, sponsored by the City of Caorle and the Veneto Region, has become a regular event for lovers and experts of independen...

Arpa International Film Festival in the news

  Arpa is proud to continue the accomplished momentum of our former jury members, honorees, and filmmakers. In Recent News Arpa congratulates Emmy winning and academy award-nominated documentarian, filmmaker, and recipient of Arpa’s  Career Achievement in Directing, Joe Berlinger, on his nomination of Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel and Murder Among the Mormons as Executive Producer.  Both shows have been nom...

Big Sky Film Institute Annual Report

Bonus: DocShop 2021 Recorded Sessions   A YEAR LIKE NONE BEFORE For the first time in 18 years, the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival did not swell the streets of downtown Missoula with film-goers. Filmmakers did not grace the stages at The Wilma, The Roxy, the Elks Lodge or the ZACC, where bucket seats stayed folded, popcorn machines empty and box offices dark. No showing off the MAM or the Radius Gallery to festival tourists, no chance meeti...

Hola México Film Festival presented by DishLATINO returns for its 13th annual edition

 September 17-25 during Hispanic Heritage Month Welcoming film lovers back to the silver screen to celebrate together the resilience and ingenuity of the film community Perdida, by the revered director Jorge Michel Grau, to open the festival Opening & Closing nights will take place at LA Plaza de Cultura Y Artes   The largest Mexican film festival outside of the Mexican territory, Hola México Film Festival presented by DishLATINO, returns for its 13t...

Announcing the Films Coming to AJFF North

  When AJFF returns to the big screen later this month, it'll be with a diverse mix of dramas, documentaries, family-friendly fare, a Hollywood classic comedy, and even short films, in a series of in-theater and virtual screenings at the Aurora Cineplex in Roswell, as well as streaming in the AJFF Virtual Cinema. More About the AJFF North Film Lineup   Tickets on sale this Wednesday, August 4 at Noon. $16/person for screenings at the Aurora Ci...

Sydney Film Festival will postpone the 68th edition of the Festival until 3-14 November 2021

  In light of the Sydney lockdown extension announced by the NSW Government last week, Sydney Film Festival will postpone the 68th edition of the Festival until 3-14 November 2021.   SFF remains committed to presenting a COVID-safe in-cinema Festival this year and will launch the full program and single ticket sales once lockdown has ended.   “Sydney Film Festival looks forward to returning to cinemas for a COVID-safe event in November, when we’ll come ...

Death of filmmaker Marc Haaz

Photo credit: Jean-François Maillot Marc Haaz: May 8, 1988 - July 30, 2021   Bio-filmography: Marc Haaz, born May 8, 1988 in Besançon, lives in Frotey-les-Vesoul, is educated at the Jean Macé college, then at the Haberges high school. These teachers noticed his pronounced taste for culture: member of the Young Jury of the International Festival of Asian Cinemas, organizer of theatrical performances and sword fights. He continued his cinema studies in Me...

Universal Studios Hollywood: WELCOME BACK!

  By Emmanuel Itier Needless to say that after waiting for over a year and half, due to the covid pandemic, my family and I couldn’t wait to be back in the land of the movies: Universal Studios Hollywood ( ). Our expectations were high, and we were not disappointed. Universal had managed the “tour de force” to build a new attraction, “The secret life of the pets: off the leash!”, revamp their legendary &ldq...

FIN Atlantic International Film Festival announces Opening Night Film WILDHOOD for event, September 16-23

  FIN Atlantic International Film Festival, taking place this September 16-23, has selected the film WILDHOOD - written and directed by Two-Spirit L’nu filmmaker raised in Kespukwitk, Mi’kma’ki (Halifax, NS) Bretten Hannam - as its 2021 Opening Night Gala Film.   Making its Atlantic Canadian premiere on Thursday, September 16, WILDHOOD is the story of Link and Travis, two Mi'kmaw brothers who embark on a Two-Spirit odyssey, reconnecting wi...

Gravitas Ventures Acquires Multi Award-Winning Documentary “The Center: Gibbons and Guardians”

Gravitas Ventures Acquires Multi Award-Winning Documentary “The Center: Gibbons and Guardians” For Audiences Everywhere September 21st, 2021 “The Center: Gibbons and Guardians” Offers a View Into The Magical World of Gibbons to VOD/Digital & Blu-Ray/DVD Audiences Across North America This Fall  Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, has acquired North America rights to Emmy® Award winning filmmaker Alex M. Azmi (“To Climb a Gold M...

SR Socially Relevant Film Festival presents two sidebar programs of films screening in-person and online in August

SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York is proud to be at the helm of two events coming up next month, and would like to invite you to join in to celebrate Diversity, Memory, Identity and Cinema.   SR Socially Relevant Film Festival  (#SRFF2021) presents two sidebar programs of films screening in-person and online in August. Un-Broken: Memory and Identity in Lebanese Cinema (August 17-21) is organized by SRFF together with festival partner LAU, ...

2021 Comic-Con International: San Diego, to Be Held Online with 10 Taiwanese Comic Creations Building a "Future Island"

America’s biggest comic convention, Comic-Con International: San Diego, will be held on July 23rd-25th, as a free, online event, Comic-Con@Home. Featuring “Future Island,” Taiwan will present 10 comics and animation works of science fiction and an online talk for Comic-Con@Home 2021. All 10 works are included in the limited edition 2021 Taiwan Exhibit Guide, welcome to browse and download:    The online talk “Survival is the A...

Berwyn Rowlands nominated for National Lottery Award

IRIS PRIZE FILM FESTIVAL FOUNDER UP FOR MAJOR AWARD   Cardiff based film and TV producer, Berwyn Rowlands, who founded the biggest international LGBT+ short film prize in the world, is in line for recognition after being nominated for a 2021 National Lottery Award.   Berwyn, originally from Anglesey but who lives in Cardiff, has been shortlisted in the Arts category of this year’ National Lottery Awards for his outstanding work over 15 years as the Founder and Festiva...

Highlights on Films on the Green festival, a free French film festival taking place in New York City

Discover the 2021 Films on the Green festival, a free French film festival taking place in New York City parks and online this July. After a long year apart, this year’s festival will emphasize our connection to the rest of the world through the theme of “Music and Cinema.” Beginning on July 9th, this thirteenth edition will illustrate the diversity of French and Francophone cinema and feature movies from Tunisia, Japan, Brazil, and Spain. The Festival will also shine a light o...

The Close:Up Reykjavík Film Festival 2021 edition is online NOW!

Stream the festival films on FILMPIXS!‌ ‌ ‌ The Close:Up Reykjavík Film Festival has partnered with global streaming platform FILMPIXS and welcomes you all to the online edition running 1-4 July 2021.   Watch a brilliant programme of films from around the world; shorts, docs, feature films and more.     To get access to the festival and check out the different ticketing options, click here (some options include a free trial).  ...

Les Arcs Film Festival focuses on Alpine Cinema for its 13th and 14th editions!

  We are proud to announce that for our 13th and 14th editions, we will invite our neighbours, with whom we share the most beautiful summits in Europe, around a focus on Alpine Cinema! We will propose a 2-year focus with a film programming from Switzerland, Austria, alpine regions of Italy and France.   In partnership with Swiss Films, Zürcher Filmstiftung, Austrian Films, Film Commission Torino Piemonte, Film Commission Vallée d’Aoste, Veneto Film...

Serge Toubiana and Hervé Michel elected as President and Vice President of UniFrance

The first Steering Committee meeting of the new Serge Toubiana and "We would like to thank the members of the committee for this vote of confidence. After having brought forward this new reform over recent months, a new chapter is opening up that will reap the benefits of this new union. We will serve as its guarantors, along with the association's Commissions, the Steering Committee, the Executive Committee, and all of our members, and working with the team led b...

Arunava Gangopadhyay’s KALPAVIGYAN: A SPECULATIVE JOURNEY will premiere at the Sydney Science Fiction Film Festival

DOCO CELEBRATION OF INDIAN SCIFI SET FOR AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE AT SYDNEY SCIENCE FICTION FILM FESTIVAL   Arunava Gangopadhyay’s KALPAVIGYAN: A SPECULATIVE JOURNEY, a documentary that charts the growth, impact and profound legacy of Bengali science fiction storytellers, will have it’s Australian Premiere at the Sydney Science Fiction Film Festival in November. A production of the University of Oslo’s CoFUTURES international research group, the film chronicles t...

Far East Film Festival 23: a record-breaking edition of FOCUS ASIA comes to an end!

 24 June/2 July 2021 - Udine, Italy, Visionario and Cinema Centrale     After three days of pitches, panels, case studies and hundreds of meetings, a record-breaking edition of FOCUS ASIA comes to an end!   With over 50 professionals in attendance and almost 200 online participants connected from all over the world, Focus Asia 2021 confirms its vital role in the panorama of events dedicated to professionals in the sector interested in developing new artistic and prod...

New CICAE Board of Directors elected

Arthouse cinema is more important today than ever before! The International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas, the CICAE had its new board elected during the annual general assembly on June 23, shifting towards a younger, increasingly international and more gender balanced representation of its members.   Christian Bräuer re-elected as President, new Board of Directors   Christian Bräuer, managing director of the Berlin Yorck Kinogruppe and chairman of the German Art...

UniFrance to launch the International French Cinema Fest on July 14

  Version:   On July 14, France’s national Bastille Day holiday, and as the UniFrance will launch its International French Cinema Fest, an event spread over 24 hours aimed at celebrating French cinema in all its forms and shining a light on the latest productions, whose release dates have been disrupted by the pandemic. These screenings will take place in the following countries (among others): Argentina, the Baltic States, Belgium, Brazil, ...

The 2nd Annual Big Bear Film Summit wrapped

The 2nd Annual Big Bear Film Summit (June 11-June 27) wrapped   Lane Michael Stanley’s ADDICT NAMED HAL is the Opening Night selection and Sri Charan’s HALF & HALF makes its World Premiere Casting Director Mary Jo Slater will receive the Big Bear Film Summit Lifetime Achievement Award   The 2nd Annual Big Bear Film Summit (June 11-27) announced the film lineup for this year’s hybrid presentation with the theme of “A New Hope”, which lead ...

The 5th Deep in the Heart Film Festival announces film lineup for hybrid presentation

The 5th Deep in the Heart Film Festival will run July 22-31   Chris White’s comedy Electric Jesus is the Opening Night selection, Kevin Smokler and Christopher Boone’s Vinyl Nation is the Closing Night film, and Brett Bentman’s Outlaw’s Buckle makes its World Premiere as the Spotlight Screening    The Deep in the Heart Film Festival announced the film lineup for its 5th edition, which will include a celebratory return to theaters a...

Lake Travis Film Festival wraps up second edition of the fest with announcement of filmmaker awards

Sevgi Hirschäuser’s Toprak wins Best Narrative Feature Film and Nico Perrino, Aaron Reese, and Chris Maltby’s Mighty Ira takes the Best Documentary Feature Film award Austin animation house Minnow Mountain is given the LTFF “Make A Splash” Award   The Second Lake Travis Film Festival announced its filmmaker awards during a brunch at Bee Cave’s famous Star Hill Ranch (15000 Hamilton Pool Rd) as LTFF wrapped up a cel...


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