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    We, at filmfestivals.com, 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...

13th Annual Bushwick Film Festival Opening Oct 21st

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Please join us this Wednesday, Oct 21 @ 8 PM - 9 PM for the opening night show of the 13th Annual Bushwick Film Festival! The show features local NYC celebrities, Recording Artists Adeline, and elected officials including Senator Chuck Schumer and Congresswoman Nydia Valazquez.   RSVP HERE The 13th Annual Bushwick Film Festival takes place from Oct 21- Oct 25 and includes: Over 100 independent films from 30 different countries that you can watch online, A weekend movie industry conferen...

Vancouver International Film Festival 2020 Awards and Competitions

BC Spotlight Awards Sea to Sky Award | Winner: Banchi Hanuse for Nuxalk Radio Special Mention: Meredith Hama-Brown for Cosmic Presented by TELUS $20,000 cash prize. This award recognizes the outstanding work of one female key creative on a BC-produced feature or short.   Jurors: Harry Cepka, Anthony Shim, Ying Wang   Best BC Film Award | Winner: The Curse of Willow Song by Karen Lam Presented by Creative BC and...

Conference in Media Growth Sector Moved to September 2021

With Covid-19 cases resurging around the world, organisers have announced the postponement of one of Europe’s leading events on language transfer in audiovisual media. The conference, ‘Languages & the Media,’ which is an important biennial get-together for the content localisation industry, was scheduled to take place in June. It was then postponed to December because of restrictions on international travel in the wake of the continuing Covid-19 crisis. Now, in s...

7th Romanian Film Festival Seattle announcing line-up of events and online screenings

Romanian Film Festival Seattle / November 13-15  & November 20-21 / STREAMING ONLINE   The American Romanian Cultural Society (ARCS) is excited to announce the full lineup for the 7th Edition of The Romanian Film Festival Seattle, screening virtually via Northwest Film Forum with two weekends of programming: November 13-15 & November 20-21. This year’s lineup features films that tie into the theme of "resilience" and coming together ...

Reboot Camp totally ready for the world premiere at the prestigious Austin Film Festival

"Reboot Camp" competes for Comedy Vanguard Award let us wish best of luck to the team, David Lipper, one of the film's  producers, has already had two films which were part of Bruno Chatelin's BEST FOR FESTS Selection, winning over 20 awards on the festival circuit... The film also competes for audience favorite; tickets will be available from October 23th   REBOOT CAMP  (Sects Sell) Written and Directed by Ivo Raza with an incredible cast starring:&n...

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne received the 12th Lumière Award

"The cinema produces weapons of massive construction and those of the Dardenne brothers are tremendous." Bertrand Tavernier  Surrounded by Rosetta actress Emilie Dequenne, Christine Plenus, the set photographer who has captured them since their beginnings, their producer Denis Freyd, their distributors in France and internationally, Michel Saint-Jean and Vincent Maraval, Jean- Pierre and Luc Dardenne received the 12th Lumière Award from the Lumière ...

Day 5 - Live from online MIPCOM

  UNORTHODOX CONTENT KEYNOTE 17.30 CEST Alex Amancio, CEO & Co-founder of Reflector Entertainment - Overcoming the media silos (or how I learned to embrace technology and trust the audience)   One of the visionaires behind Assassin's Creed, Alex Amancio, discusses how unorthodox content creation and deployment strategies, enabled by groundbreaking technologies, will shape the future of the entertainment landscape and create more cohesive fan communities. &nb...

New formula for the 20th New Horizons International Film Festival and the 11th American Film Festival

Dear Friends, The number of Covid-related cases has been recently soaring in Poland. After having discussed and analyzed the situation and with concern for the health of our viewers, we made the difficult decision to transfer this year's New Horizons International Film Festival and the American Film Festival to our online platform. As a result, from November 5 till 15, viewers can watch over 170 new films (including over 130 features) from both festivals’ original lineups online,...

Nordic Film Festival goes global...online

Dear Friends of film, As the autumn colours brighten up the increasingly shorter days, film festivals lighten up the colours inside us. It’s sad then, that one of the most delightful to dos’ of the season is taken away from us. But if we can’t go to the festivals, we will make the festivals come to us! We have the great privilege to present you the largest Nordic film festival outside Europe; International Nordic Film Festival October 16 – October 20, traditi...

The Arpa International Film Festival goes virtual November 12-22

  From the comfort of your own home, people from all around the world can take part in our 23rd Annual Festival, thanks to our host, Seed&Spark. The festival will take place online November 12-22, with 69 films from 20 countries. Ticket sales are up and running with Gold All-Access passes available for $50 each (to view all 69 films), and individual film tickets at $12 each. Due to COVID 19, the Festival, which normally took place in theaters, will go online in order not to dis...

It' s day two at Chelsea Festival in NY

  MASTERCLASS WITH ROBIN WEIGERT Learn from the very best.   Friday, October 16th - 12:00pm EST on Zoom       ...

69th IFFMH (November 19 to 22): The Programme

  The programme of the 69th IFFMH is complete. The International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg (IFFMH) will take place from November 12 to 18, 2020 in cinemas in both cities. Immediately afterwards, from November 19 to 22, 2020, the Festival will be extended online for the first time on the online service IFFMH EXPANDED, in cooperation with Festival Scope and Shift72 (expanded.iffmh.de – presales starting on October 28). The selection of films benefits from submissions from 86 co...

VIDEO: Jim Gianopulos, head of Paramount, offered a very smart masterclass during LAGFF

Greek connections at their best: Angeliki Giannakopoulos (LAGFF co founder) conducted a very high level interview (Zoom) with Jim Gianopulos Paramount Pictures Chairman and CEO.   Jim is a second-generation Greek-American, Gianopulos oversees the studio’s film and television operations worldwide, including production, marketing, distribution and all other facets. Gianopulos has been a leading figure in the global entertainment industry for more than 30 years. Previously he ...

Chelsea Film Festival kicks off today, a word from our friend Ingrid, festival founder

Chelsea Film Festival opens today the 8th edition of the New York based festival founded by Ingrid Jean Baptiste Ruotulo  and Sonia Jean- Baptiste. We have been a fan of the festival since th ebeginning, 8 years ago and Bruno Chatelin sits on the advisory borrd of the Festival She sent us a welcome message and a selfie from opening event to share with our audience! "Today is #OpeningDay and I want to thank everyone who has been of support thus far. ...

Youth and Shorts competitions from Cottbus 30

From the butt in the backyard to the passion of the wastepaper collector – the Short Film Competition and the U18 Youth Film Competition of the 30th FilmFestival Cottbus  Down-to-earth attitude mixed with poetry – alongside the international Feature Film Competition, FilmFestival Cottbus presents the Short Film Competition and the U18 Youth Film Competition, which showcase the entire creative spectrum of the Eastern European cinema. For the first time, the winne...

Day 4 - Live from online MIPCOM

YOUR DAY (4) AT-A-GLANCE . Available from 09.00 CEST   Special screening - Surviving Jeffrey Esptein, “Trapped” (Episode 2), presented by A+E Networks in the explosive tradition of Surviving R.Kelly   -----------   FOCUS ON GENDER & EQUALITY   10.00 CEST&n...

Hybrid Edimotion 2020 Juries for the editing prizes announced, entire program revealed

  On Friday, October 23, 2020, the 20th edition of Edimotion, the festival for film editing and montage art in Cologne, will start in a hybrid form with live and online events. In addition to the program, which is now fully available online on the homepage, we would like to introduce you to the juries for the editing prizes, which will be awarded on Monday, October 26, 2020 from 8 p.m. in the Filmforum NRW in the Museum Ludwig.   As usual, the juries are made up of ...

SoundTrack_Cologne 17: Conference unfortunately only online!

(click to expand...) Due to this evening's abrupt announcement of tightened corona protection measures by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the city of Cologne, which will come into effect as early as Wednesday 14 October, we feel compelled to host the SoundTrack_Cologne conference exclusively in a virtual setting. The program will now be organized entirely via zoom and will be virtually accessible to accredited participants. The timetable of the individual events will remain as c...

Congratulations to the 2020 US in Progress Wrocław participants

The tenth edition of the US in Progress co-production forum will be held online from the 11th till the 13th of November 2020, as a part of the 11th edition of the American Film Festival in Wrocław. In 2020 the festival will be running from November 5-15th in conjunction with the 20th New Horizons International Film Festival in a hybrid form. The event aims to facilitate professional networking among European and Polish film professionals and independent filmmakers from the United States. ...

Hybrid exground filmfest 33rd edition will run 13–22 November 2020 in Wiesbaden

  With a selection of contemporary short and feature-length films and classic works, this year’s edition of exground filmfest (13–22 November 2020) features a multi-faceted Focus programme devoted to Italian cinema. Many of the works included here deal with precarious working conditions. In co-operations with regional festivals Terza Visione and Verso Sud, as well as with Kinothek Asta Nielsen, the festival will screen Italian f...

Day 3 - Live from online MIPCOM

YOUR DAY (3) AT-A-GLANCE Available from 09.00 CEST   Market Intelligence - Binge watching sessions: Kids audience successes across the globe, presented by The Glance   Future Talks - Making future a better place for kids - Part 1 & 2   Future Talks - The digital playground: promoting social good through princ...

Russian-British film festival in Scochi gets go-ahead

MOSCOW GREEN-LIGHTS R USSIAN-BRITISH FILMFESTIVAL IN SOCHI RUSSIAN cultural and health chiefs have given clearance for the Sochi International Film Festival andAwards (SIFFA) to stage its 5th anniversary event in the Black Sea resort of Sochi from 3 – 7 November. SIFFA founder and president, Luba Balagova, flew on a mission to Moscow and Sochi for top-level talks three weeks ago, in light of public health measures taken across Russia due to the coronavirus pandemic. Having completed her ...

The Order of the Rising Sun to Martine Thérouanne, Director and co-founder of the Vesoul International Festival of Asian Cinema

    The Consul General of Japan in Strasbourg, Mr. Takeshi AKAMATSU, handed over on Friday 25 September 2020 the insignia of the Order of the Rising Sun, Rayons d’Or avec Rosette, to Madame Martine THEROUANNE, Director of the International Festival of Asian Cinemas in Vesoul, for her contribution to the promotion of cultural exchanges and mutual understanding between Japan and France throu...

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