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Partnering these next months with the hottest festivals and markets so you can get full coverage.

    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...

The 2021 South East European Film Festival in LA (SEEfest) announces film lineup for 16th edition (April 28-May 5)

Award-winning writer Dubravka Ugrešić will receive the SEEfest Legacy Award and Marija Škaričić (MARE) and Jasna Djuričić (QUO VADIS, AIDA?) will both receive the inaugural Legacy Acting Award. Elka Nikolova’s A QUESTION OF SURVIVAL and Kata Oláh’s MY DIGITAL NOMAD will World Premiere, with another 11 films making International, North American, and U.S. Premieres. The 2021 South East European Film Festival (SEEfest) (April...

“Global Content Creators Showcase 2021” Spotlights Women Filmmakers

In case you missed the Global Content Creators Showcase earlier this week with an All Female Panel Featuring Award-winning Filmmakers Anna Fishbeyn and Eva Lanska, German American producer Christina Rose and Alien Films’ Eileen Tasca; Moderated by Director/Activist Kate Rees Davies.   On April 14, 2021 at 7 am PST (4 pm CET/France), Cloud 21 International ( and Kultura PR International ( presented the inaugural installment of  the &...

The 49th edition of the Festival La Rochelle Cinéma will take place from June 25 to July 4, 2021, honoring Xavier Beauvois

Photo : Albatros, Xavier Beauvois   Dear friends, We are delighted to announce the tributes to be presented at the 49th edition of the Festival La Rochelle Cinéma, which will take place from June 25 to July 4, 2021. This year the festival honors French director Xavier Beauvois, who will present a full retrospective of his feature films, including Of Men and Gods, and preview his latest, Drift Away. We will explore the hybrid, rich, and multiform work o...

Santa Fe Film Institute Announces Grants and Scholarships to Support Filmmaking in New Mexico

The Santa Fe Film Institute (SFFI) announces new programs to support New Mexico film students and cultivate filmmaking in the surrounding region.  SFFI’s new Granting Program will benefit local and regional filmmakers, as well as cast and crew, and other industry members, helping to ensure the completion and success of regional film projects. Eligible projects include those of any runtime, including films, scripts, and treatments that are in the development stage, in-progress, i...

IFFLA 2021 unveils program lineup !

  IFFLA 2021 unveils program lineup! In its 19th year, IFFLA brings you an exceptional selection of Indian cinema and diaspora films in its expanded 2021 lineup. This year’s selection features 40 films, including 3 World, 8 North American, 5 U.S. and 17 Los Angeles premieres, spanning 17 languages, with 16 women directors. The festival will take place May 20-27 virtually and will be geo-blocked to California. Passes are now on sale. IFFLA will open with the Los Angel...

8th edition of the Tyre International Short Film Festival wrapped…Cinema in the Face of Corruption

The management of the “Istanbouli Theatre” and the “Tiro Association for Arts” announced the eighth session of the “Lebanon International Short Film Festival” for the extended period from 10 to 12 of April, at the Lebanese National Theatre in the city of Tyre, under the slogan "Cinema in the Face of Corruption."The festival includes 27 feature films, documentaries and cartoons from 13 participating countries, Colombia, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, the...

Los Angeles, Italia 2021 - Film, Fashion and Art Fest launches this week end

The 16th Annual Event in Los Angeles featuring Italian Motion Pictures, Audiovisuals, Music, Fashion, Tourism and Food will take place from April 18th to 24th, on the eve of the 2021 Academy Awards®. The event will highlight Italy’s longstanding cinematic, lifestyle and artistic legacy and will introduce current Italian productions and excellences to the United States. Los Angeles, Italia 2021, to be held at the prestigious TCL Chinese 6 Theatres and online on  and...

The ILLUMINATE Film Festival announces the program for its 6th edition, taking place May 20-26th, 2021

  ANNOUNCING OUR 2021 FILM FESTIVAL LINEUP! The ILLUMINATE Film Festival team is proud to announce the official 2021 film lineup for our 6th edition, taking place May 20-26th, 2021 with both virtual and in-person screenings in beautiful Sedona, Arizona. Our largest-ever lineup features 29 films, including 9 World Premieres, 8 North American, US or Southwest Premieres, 4 Luminary Tributes, 75+ filmmakers, film subjects, industry mentors, wisdo...

INDIGENOUS LENS powered by Pacific Islanders in Communications starts today through April 25

  The 2021 HIFF Showcase Series season begins with INDIGENOUS LENS powered by Pacific Islanders in Communications. Expanding on HIFF's mission to be the festival of record of Indigenous, Aboriginal and First Peoples from the Pacific and the Americas, INDIGENOUS LENS will feature the latest works from Kanaka Maoli, as well as media artists from New Zealand, Australia, Polynesia, Oceania and North America. The Indigenous Lens lineup features award winning festival favorites and new premi...

Accepting Submissions for the 2021 Gotham Week Project Market!

    We’re currently accepting submissions for Spotlight on Documentaries, Narrative Series, and Audio Series & Originals for the Project Market at the 2021 Gotham Week (September 19-24). Spotlight on Documentaries is designed for non-fiction filmmakers with features and series in development, production, and post-production. The Narrative Series section is designed for creators with scripted series (including short form, half-hour and hour-long), from development st...

VdR–Industry has started!

  Emilie Bujès (Artistic director) and Madeline Robert (Head of VdR–Industry) opened VdR–Industry on Wednesday with a broadcasted ceremony followed by the beginning of VdR–Pitching. The 52nd edition of Visions du Réel kicked off yesterday with the release of the 15 first films of its programme.    VdR–Pitching ...

Bay Area Video Coalition Series Storyteller Program - applications ending soon!

  Interested in creating a scripted or unscripted series? Interested in learning how to write a TV series? Want to learn what it takes to make a docu-series?   Join BAVC's Serial Storytellers Program!   Serial Storytellers is a FREE artist development program from Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) for diverse emerging writers and future showrunners between the ages of 18-25 that are interested in developing either a fiction/scripted or nonfiction/docu- series.   ...

Remembering toasting in great company at Deauville Festival

Chazz Palminteri came to Deauville for the Festival screening of Mulholland Falls (Les Hommes de l’Ombre) directed by Lee Tamahori. Chicago Sun-Times film critic late Roger Ebert, historically a fan of noir, liked Mulholland Falls, writing: 'This is the kind of movie where every note is put in lovingly. It's a 1950s crime movie, but with a modern, ironic edge: The cops are just a shade over the top, just slightly in on the joke. They smoke all through the mov...

Tribute to Tom Skerritt at Seattle International Film Festival

  SIFF 2021 Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award Presented by Wells Fargo Private and Commercial Bank April 15, 2021 For over fifty years, Tom Skerritt has been captivating audiences worldwide. The acclaimed actor has left an indelible mark on the medium, having crafted some of film and television’s most memorable characters.     TICKETS THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021   6:30 PM ...

Matteo Garrone’s “Pinocchio will open LA, Italia 2021 on April 18th at the TCL Chinese Theatres

  Pinocchio will open LA, Italia 2021 on April 18th At theTCL Chinese Theatres   “Pinocchio,” Matteo Garrone’s new movie starring Federico  Ielapi and Roberto Benigni will be shown at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres here on April 18th as the opening film of the 16th edition of  the ‘Los Angeles, Italia Festival’, which is presented by the Italian Ministry of Culture and Intesa Sanpaolo.   ''To bring this universally known I...

Full schedule released for 2021 TCM Classic Film Festival

Virtual Festival Features More Than 100 Films and Over 30 Special Guests Across Turner Classic Movies Channel and HBO Max Calling all film fans – Turner Classic Movies (TCM) today released the extensive lineup of talent, films, and exclusive content for the 2021 TCM Classic Film Festival, airing from Thursday, May 6 through Sunday, May 9 at two virtual venues: the TCM network and the Classics Curated by TCM Hub on HBO Max....

Cairo International Film Festival unveils December dates for it’s 43rd edition

Mark these dates for 43rd Cairo International Film Festival in 2021 The management of the Cairo International Film Festival proudly announces that it will hold it’s 43rd edition from Dec 1st to Dec 10th 2021. The closing ceremony is to be held December 9th, followed by a screening of the prize winning films the following day (Dec 10th). Festival president Mohamed Hefzy stated that “The festival’s programming team and management are thrilled by the challenge that this up...

Online retrospective of 5 films from Radu Jude to celebrate his Golden Bear for 'Bad Luck Banging, or Looney Porn'

  Radu Jude: Forget About These Films! Online Cinema DAFilms Launches Two-Week, Five-Film Radu Jude Retrospective With Live Conversation   Streaming service DAFilms, the VOD platform of the festival association Doc Alliance, will host an online retrospective of five films from Radu Jude to celebrate his Golden Bear for Best Film for Bad Luck Banging, or Looney Porn (2021). This special program will run from Friday 16th to 30th April 2021 and includes t...

The South African Film Festival announces the program for Australia and New Zealand

  The South African Film Festival (SAFF) will present an engaging program of nine documentaries, five features and two short films when it returns from 12 to 24 May. The Festival will screen online to audiences across Australia and New Zealand with special closing night in-cinema screenings in Sydney and Melbourne.   All ticket proceeds go to supporting Education without Borders programs that assist young South Africans in some of the country’s most disadvantaged communitie...

Petition to Save Latina Film Commission! -

Petition #SaveLaLatinaFilmCommission (on Ken Loach, while collecting the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, launched his indictment to an unbridled and unregulated world: "Not only is another world possible, but it is necessary", where we must fight for justice and equity, respect and dignity of people. And he, who taught us the lesson of cinema capable of telling, moving and stirring consciences, today, with those harsh and coherent words, spoken with a clench...

Bergamo Film Meeting 2021 / Line-up unveiled

The 39th edition of Bergamo Film Meeting will take place from April the 24th to May the 2nd 2021, and will be officially opened on Friday, the 23rd of April at 8 pm with the world premiere of Brucia. Ancora. Paolo Fresu, Elio Biffi, Paolo Spaccamonti, Gerardo Chimini play Il fuoco by Giovanni Pastrone, which will be broadcasted online on BFM social channels for free. The Festival programme includes 7 feature films, all Italian premières, in the ...

New agreement between IMAX and Barco to further collaborate on cutting-edge laser light source technology worldwide

Barco and IMAX Corporation have announced the further expansion of their long-standing relationship. The goal is to reinforce the provision of exceptional laser cinema experiences to audiences worldwide. As part of the expansion of their ongoing partnership, the companies will now collaborate on optimizing the use of Barco’s latest cutting-edge laser light source technology to help power IMAX systems globally, further enabling IMAX to convert its over 1,000 systems to laser over time. An...

Je me souviens: Eipides by Chamberlan

DIMITRI EIPIDES JE ME SOUVIENS DIMITRI - LE PLAISIR DE DÉCOUVRIR BRINGING TOGETHER THE KNOWN AND THE UNKNOWN BY CLAUDE CHAMBERLAN Photo credits Pierre St-Arnault, Jacques Dufresne, Bed-in with John Lennon, Dimitri Eipides and Claude Chamberlan Montréal 1969: Photo by Yvan Drapeau After a rock & roll wrap-up with our band « Les Soeurs de l’Opéra » at the beatnik Café Prag, I got an invitation by two Dimitri’s (Eip...

Film Fest Ghent and Courtisane join forces again in 2021

   After a successful collaboration in 2020, Film Fest Ghent and Courtisane - FFG's little Ghent-based festival brother - will join forces for the upcoming festival edition as well. Contrary to last year, when the joint forces focused on bringing the Portuguese director Pedro Costa to Ghent for his drama Vitalina Varela, the entire festival programme of the adventurous film festival will now run parallel to Film Fest Ghent in October 2021. As times remain unstable for f...


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