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Full coverage from Cannes 2021 festival and market

Cannes Festival News and Dailies I  Les Dailies du Festival I Cannes Market Dailies I Les News du Marché Cannes coverage with 300 videos: Cannes photo albums :   160 ARTICLES ON CANNES  / 208 ARTICLES ON MARCHE DU FILM       ...

VIDEO: BFI Future Film Festival 2022 | Awards Ceremony Livestream

Join the video capture we reveal the winners of the 15th BFI Future Film Festival Awards 2022. The BFI Future Film Festival Awards Ceremony, supported by Netflix, will be hosted by Rhianna Dhillon, Film and TV critic. Winners will be announced across 10 award categories, including Best Film, Best Director and Best New Talent, which were selected by our festival partners and sponsors and festival jury, chaired by Mark Herbert Producer and joint CEO of Sheffield-based Warp Films; Aml Ameen, Filmma...

Lela Meadow-Conner steps down from her role as Executive Director of Film Festival Alliance

A Message from Lela Meadow-Conner   Dear FFA Community, I am writing to let you know that February 28th will be my last day as Executive Director of Film Festival Alliance. Just before the winter holiday, I let our leadership and staff know of my plans to move on in early 2022 in pursuit of other projects, namely my work with, our rePRO Film initiative and other producing and creative consulting opportunities. Our wonderful Associate Director Barbara Twist will step in a...

The 5th Annual Bull City International Film Festival returns March 4-7th, 2022

BCFF 2022 The 5th Annual Bull City International Film Festival is scheduled for March 4-7th, 2022. ​ We were looking forward to our first fully hybrid festival after having to go completely virtual in 2021, but the Omicron variant with its unexpectedly high transmissibility rates is pushing the limits of health, safety, travel and other infrastructures across the country. And so, the festival’s in-person elements will be m...

The latest film by Sergei Loznitsa at the Krakow Film Festival

The Grand Prix winner of the world's most important documentary film festival – IDFA in Amsterdam – Mr. Landsbergis by Sergei Loznitsa and its titular character – Vytautas Landsbergis will soon visit Kraków!   “We are proud to once more be presenting the latest film by Loznitsa to Kraków's audience. This time, it's a monumental, 4-hour-long film – announces Krzysztof Gierat, director of the Krakow Film Festival – I was in ...

Sylvie Pialat will be President of the 50th edition of the Festival La Rochelle Cinéma

For the 50th edition of the Festival La Rochelle Cinéma, which will take place July 1–10, 2022, the association and staff of Fema are delighted to announce the name of the Festival President: Sylvie Pialat. This outstanding screenwriter and producer founded her company, Les Films du Worso, in 2003. She comes to the Festival regularly to present the films of Alain Guiraudie, Patrick Grandperret, Joachim Lafosse, Corneliu Porumboiu, and Abderrahmane Sissako. In 2005, she participat...

Isabelle Huppert tested positive and unable to receive in person her Honorary Golden Bear

Isabelle Huppert - Photo Philippe Gay Isabelle Huppert, recipient of this year’s Honorary Golden Bear unable to attend the Berlin International Film Festival in person   The Homage of the Berlinale 2022 is dedicated to French film and stage actor Isabelle Huppert, who is also the recipient of the Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement.   Unfortunately, today Isabelle Huppert has been tested positive for the coronavirus in Paris and therefore she will not be able to ...

Jacqueline Bisset to receive Cinema Excellence Award from Sonoma Festival

Actress Jacqueline Bisset will be awarded the SIFF Cinematic Excellence Award for her body of work at the festival’s 25th Anniversary edition on Friday, March 25 in conjunction with the screening of her most recent role in the Northern California premiere of LOREN & ROSE directed by Russell Brown. "I am honored to be the recipient of the SIFF Cinematic Excellence Award,” said Jacqueline Bisset. “I am thrilled to be seeing Loren & Rose in this environ...

Miami Film Festival returns to present its 39th annual edition from March 4-13, 2022 in a hybrid format

  Oscar Shortlist candidates The Good Boss and Plaza Cathedral to Open & Close Fest; Ari Wegner to Receive Art of Light (Cinematographer) Award   After being the first U.S. film festival to hold in-theater, in-person screenings in 2021 after a year-long quarantine mandate, Miami Dade College (MDC)’s acclaimed Miami Film Festival returns to present its 39th annual edition from March 4-13, 2022 in a hybrid format, with bot...

Eight films compete for the € 10,000 prize in the International Debut Feature Film Competition 2022

  Eight debut feature films are competing for the prize for best director in the International Debut Feature Film Competition. Internationales Frauen* Film Festival Dortmund+Köln has this year received a record 150 submissions from 40 countries. Worth € 10,000 to the winner, the prize celebrates the innovative and experimental spirit of aspiring women film-makers.   Films from China, Costa Rica, France, Haiti, Romania, Serbia, Spain and the US have been nominated this ye...

From April 21 – May 1 the Calgary Underground Film Festivals Returns to Globe Cinema & Streams Online

    After two years of online festivals, the Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF) will return to Globe Cinema for the 19th Annual Calgary Underground Film Festival. This year's festival taking place from April 21 – May 1 will be a hybrid model, with eight days of in-person screenings and events at Globe Cinema, followed by three days of Online viewing, with a selection of films available to stream across Alberta.    “We always loo...

Noir City begins this Friday

Brush up on your noir knowledge tonight at our Noir City Pub Quiz, and get squared away with your pass or tickets for a week of film noir at SIFF Cinema Egyptian starting February 11, featuring classics and rarities pulled from the pages of “Czar of Noir” Eddie Muller’s recently re-published book, "Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir.” Individual Tickets: $14 Non-Members ($9 SIFF Members) Passes: $150 Non-Members ($100...

The 10th INDIs Film Festival is now live on

The 10th INDIs Film Festival is now live on This free 3 day online event takes place from the 18th-20th February 2022, and is open to anyone aged 16+ who is interested in pursuing a career in film and film production.   Please find attached the 3 day programme outline.   Bookings can now be made for all of the events in our programme, and you can also view all of the films available to watch during the festival on via the leeds film player ...

SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival is back and is in hybrid mode

SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY ninth edition is hybrid, opening at the Lincoln Center's Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, at Village Cinema, and neighboring venues on March 16-27, 2022.       The ninth edition of SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival 2022 (#SRFF2022) covers a broad range of socially relevant™ human interest stories. The Official Selection of SRFF 2022 was unveile...

Around Asia in 90 films at the 28th International Festival of Asian Cinemas in Vesoul

Around Asia in 90 films from Afghanistan to Japan, via Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China, at the 28th International Festival of Asian Cinemas in Vesoul: (February 1 - 8, 2022)   Leila Hatami, Iranian actress, silver bear in Berlin for A Separation by Ashgar Faradhi, an Iranian film with one million admissions in France, will be the president of the international Jury. The other members are: Suha Arraf, director (Palestine), Zig Dulay, director (Philippine...

Cine Las Americas is selected to receive American Rescue Plan grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

  Cine Las Americas is proud and humbled to announce that it has been selected by the National Endowment for the Arts to receive grant funding as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP). The ARP awarded $57,750,000 in grant funding to 567 arts organizations to help the arts and cultural sector recover from the pandemic. We are pleased to share that we are recommended for a grant of $100,000.   These funds will be applied over the course of two years and allow Cine Las Americas to h...

Market shares Overview for streaming services in Q3

Detailed performance review of Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, etc. in Q4 of 2021. SVOD market shares in Q4 2021 Apple TV+ had a strong Q4, adding +1% from Q3 and finished the year with an all-time high of 5%. HBO Max had the most growth, adding 2% in Q4, closing the gap to Hulu and Disney+. Paramount+ also gained 1%, and the growing competition led the market leader Netflix to fall 2% throughout the quarter. Hulu and Disney+ maintained their market position, tied for third place behind Pr...

VIDEO: In conversation with Ron Tucker about his Beaufort International Film Festival

RON TUCKER President, Beaufort Film Society CO-Film Festival Director in conversation with Bruno Chatelin Ron is originally from Woodruff, SC, located in the Upstate near Greenville/Spartanburg. He served in the Marine Corps for  21 years, retiring at the rank of Captain in 1992. He served three tours in the Beaufort area during that time and is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War.   In 1993 he formed a video production company Sandbar Productions, LLC dba Good-To-Go V...

The Beaufort International Film Festival Line up announced

BEAUFORT HISTORIC SEAFRONT IN SOUTH CAROLINA  BETWEEN SAVANNAH AND CHARLESTON Beaufort, South Carolina history began with its discovery by the Spanish in 1514 and its charter by the British in 1711. The city enjoyed great prosperity as indigo, cotton, and rice plantations thrived prior to the Civil War. Today, beautiful historic buildings acknowledge Beaufort's graceful past.e Spanish in 1514 and its charter by the British in 1711. The city enjoyed great prosperity as indigo, cott...

VIDEO: The 2022 Malta Film Awards Ceremony

During a ceremony held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta, Malta, the Malta Film Commission hosted the 1st Malta Film Awards. The Malta Film Awards Ceremony follows a week full of events, all related to film, which have been organised as part of the Malta Film Week 2022. The first edition of the awards aims to celebrate the appreciation of Malta’s story throughout the years while looking to pass the baton onto future generations. The tagline chosen of “Celebrating...

MNFF Announces the Kate Hearst Prize with Its Inaugural Award at MNFF8!

  The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is delighted to announce the creation of the Kate Hearst Prize, a new long term, annual award for MNFF filmmakers that will have its inaugural winner at the 8th Annual Festival this coming August 24-28.  The Kate Hearst Prize will be given to a feature or a short film that explores human connectivity in our increasingly interdependent world by revealing vital relationships between individuals, local communities, global collectives and/or spe...

Queer Screen’s 29th Mardi Gras Film Festival is coming to cinemas in Sydney and on demand in homes all around Australia

  MARDI GRAS FILM FESTIVAL - IN CINEMA AND ON DEMAND! Queer Screen’s 29th Mardi Gras Film Festival is coming to cinemas in Sydney and on demand in homes all around Australia from 17 February - 3 March 2022. The lineup includes 50+ features and 60+ short films hailing from 37 countries around the world! In the mix are 6 world premieres and more than 50 Australian premieres to choose from, with international award-winners and films from Cannes, Berlinale, Ven...

Europa! Europa Film Festival screens in australian cinemas from Feb 4

Europa! Europa is set to bring the very best of European cinema to Australian shores for the first time from February 4-27 2022. From international film festival favourites, to star-studded blockbusters and subversive works by Europe’s most celebrated auteurs, Europa! Europa presents 3 weeks of entertaining Australian premiere screenings, live music and special events. Featuring 43 films from 32 countries, the festival brings Europe’s most innovative, audacio...

Tryon Film Festival Sets 2022 Dates; adds Two New Categories

Beau & Kirk Awards-D De Rosa Photo Beau Menetre, TRIFF co-founder  / Kirk Gollwitzer, TRIFF co-founder  (Carri Bass Photo) Tryon International Film Festival has set Friday-Sunday, Oct. 7-9, 2022, for its eighth annual festival that attracts moviemakers and cinephiles from around the world to the foothills of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains.             Also, the Festival is now accepting film sub...

140 films selected for live screenings at the 28th annual Sedona International Film Festival, Feb. 9-27

  Opening Night Concert Features Acclaimed Orthopedic Surgeon/Singer Dr. Elvis More than 140 films have been selected for live screenings at the upcoming 28th annual Sedona International Film Festival, Feb. 19-27.             “We’re coming back in a very big way,” said Executive Director Pat Schweiss. “The screening committees have once again created a lineup of remarkably creative, compelling and en...


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