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July 10 – 11, 2021, 2021  

The third annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) will recognize and celebrate short-form content created for film, television, Web and all digital platforms. In the glamorous South of France setting, FRFF invites filmmakers from around the globe to participate in the two-day festival that includes screenings, awards ceremony, and closing gala party. FRFF will place the spotlight on the best short-form filmed content during the time period of the annual Festival de Cannes. A prestigious jury panel will select Best Drama Short, Best Comedy Short, Best Documentary Short, Best Animation Short, Best Experimental Short, Best Lifestyle Short, Best Fashion Short, Best Music Video, Best Female Filmmaker Award, Best Director Award, Best Actor Award, Best Actress Award, and Industry Excellence Award. Attendees and participants will include filmmakers, industry executives, celebrities, media, and influencers.


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Entertainment Industry Entrepreneur Ali M. Aksu On Disrupting The Film Business

International producer, director and entrepreneur, Ali M. Aksu is the executive producer of several groundbreaking projects, including the first-ever Hollywood feature film to cast digital media talent that was distributed by Universal Studios. In 2020, he founded FilmCapital.io, a community focused Hollywood crowdfunding platform, and most recently, Auteur Academy, an educational platform to empower independent filmmakers. Aksu is the Southern California Young Professionals Ambassador...

French Riviera Film Festival 2021 Awards Ceremony - Winners announced

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                  The winners are in ...CONGRATULATIONS! Thank you to our special award recipients George Chakiris, Caroline Lagerfelt and Eric Roberts, and our filmmaker winners in attendance, Anna Fishbeyn and Colin Costello. Thank you to Eugenia Kuzmina for presen...

Fourth Annual “Global Entertainment Showcase 2021” Held During Cannes Spotlights the International Film Scene

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Fourth Annual “Global Entertainment Showcase 2021” Held During Festival de Cannes Spotlights the International Film Scene   Panel Featured Auteur Academy Founder Ali M. Aksu, Filmmakers Anna Fishbeyn and Eva Lanska, Filmmaker/ Producer Bertrand Normand, and German American producer Christina Rose; Moderated by Awards Writer, Moviemarker Magazine, Rehna Azim     On July 11, 2021 at 10 am PST (7 pm CET/France), Cloud 21 Inte...

French Riviera Film Festival 2021 To Honor George Chakiris, Caroline Lagerfelt and Eric Roberts at Special Awards Reception

French Riviera Film Festival 2021 To Honor Oscar-Winning Actor George Chakiris with Lifetime Achievement Award at Exclusive Reception at The Beverly Hills Hotel Award-winning Actors Caroline Lagerfelt and Eric Roberts to Receive 2021 Industry Excellence Awards The third annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF), will present a special Lifetime Achievement Award to Oscar-winning actor George Chakiris and Industry Excellence Awards to Caroline Lage...

4th Annual “Global Entertainment Showcase” Special Virtual Event Set for July 11, 2021 during French Riviera Film Festival

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  Please register for the complimentary event at:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-global-entertainment-showcase-registration-161339632183           Cloud 21 International & Kultura PR International to Present 4th Annual “Global Entertainment Showcase” Special Virtual Event on July 11, 2021  during French Riviera Film Festival and Festival de Cannes   Panel to Feature Award-winning Filmmaker/Producers Ali ...

French Riviera Film Festival Announces 2021 Finalist Shorts

French Riviera Film Festival Announces 2021 Finalist Shorts Festival to Feature Online Screenings on July 12 and 13 on It’s A Short, Fourth Annual Global Entertainment Showcase and Special Awards Reception at the Legendary Beverly Hills Hotel Scheduled from July 10-14, 2021, the third annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) is pleased to announce the finalist shorts of the 2021 competition, the announcement was made today by festival...

French Riviera Film Festival Announces 2021 Finalist Shorts

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  French Riviera Film Festival Announces 2021 Finalist Shorts Festival to Feature Online Screenings on July 12 and 13 on It’s A Short, Fourth Annual Global Entertainment Showcase and Special Awards Reception at the Legendary Beverly Hills Hotel Scheduled from July 10-14, 2021, the third annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) is pleased to announce the finalist shorts of the 2021 competition, the announcement was made today by fe...

French Riviera Film Festival 2021 Unveils Official Poster | To be Auctioned as One of the World’s Film First Festival Poster NFT

Virtual Festival to Feature Online Screenings on ItsAShort.com, 4th Annual Global Entertainment Showcase, and Gala Awards Reception, Live from the Beverly Hills Hotel The third annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) is pleased to unveil the fest’s 2021 official poster, the announcement was made today by festival co-founders Gotham Chandna and Nicole Goesseringer Muj. The original poster is now listed for auction as an official Non-Fungible Token (NFT), making...

Join Eva Lanska on Valentine's Day for the World Premiere of Her New Web Series, a love story 'Motek' on ItsAShort.com

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You are invited to attend! Eva Lanska’s New Short Romance Web Series “Motek” to Premiere Worldwide on It’sAShort.com at 6PM PST/9PM EST on Valentine’s Day   Special Event to Feature Episode One “First Morning” followed by special Q&A with Lanska and Screening of Director’s Award-Winning Short “Little French Fish”             Award-winning, London-based filmmaker Eva...

It’s A Wrap for the 2020 French Riviera Film Festival – Submissions Now Open for 2021 Fest on Film Freeway

The second annual French Riviera Film Festival culminated with a star-studded, COVID-conscious, virtual awards ceremony, held live from The Beverly Hills Hotel on September 19.   Highlight video from the event:   (Video Credit: Juan Gonzalez) Each year, FRFF celebrates short film and short-form content from around the globe, featuring the works of filmmakers from more than 20 countries.This year, FRFF and PlayPlay.tv, a premier digital vid...

Mammoth Film Festival Takes A Break Until 2022

Rather than holding a virtual or hybrid event, Mammoth Film Festival (#MammothFF) has chosen to delay its fourth installment until 2022 in the hopes of returning to the annual event in its proper form.   The festival is responsible for debuting popular films that are currently streaming and trending across digital platforms, having been sold following their #MammothFF premiere. Over the last two years, featured titles have included Josh Duhamel's Buddy Games&...

Chaka Khan, Diane Von Furstenberg and Rosario Dawson To Be Honored at 2020 CinéFashion Film Awards

The CINÉMOI network will place the spotlight on singer/songwriter Chaka Khan, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, actress/producer/activist Rosario Dawson, and rapper/singer/songwriter Raja Kumari at The 2020 CinéFashion Film Awards (CFFAs). Hosted by Kelly Osbourne, the annual event, known as fashion film’s biggest night, will premiere on November 24th & 25th at 9PM ET/ 6PM PT on CINÉMOI.  Winners for “Best Fashion Film,” &ldquo...

Chaka Khan, Diane Von Furstenberg and Rosario Dawson To Be Honored at 2020 CinéFashion Film Awards

The CINÉMOI network will place the spotlight on singer/songwriter Chaka Khan, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, actress/producer/activist Rosario Dawson, and rapper/singer/songwriter Raja Kumari at The 2020 CinéFashion Film Awards (CFFAs). Hosted by Kelly Osbourne, the annual event, known as fashion film’s biggest night, will premiere on November 24th & 25th at 9PM ET/ 6PM PT on CINÉMOI.      Winners for “Best Fashion Fil...

Third Annual “Production Without Borders” Event Spotlights the Future of the Global Film Industry During Virtual Film Market

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On November 10, 2020 at 11 a.m. PST, Cloud 21 International (www.cloud21.com) and Kultura PR International (www.kulturapr.com) presented the third installment of "Production Without Borders,” a special event held during the annual film market. The virtual event, watched by the global film community, featured a lively discussion with Yasmine Al Massri (Quantico, Refugee, Caramel, Miral), Larry Kasanoff (Threshold Entertainment Group, Mort...

Cloud 21 & Kultura PR To Present the Third Annual “Production Without Borders” Online Event On November 10, 2020

  Event Panel to Feature Top Industry Professionals Yasmine Al Massri (Quantico), Larry Kasanoff (Mortal Kombat), Christina Rose (MirrorWater Entertainment) and directing duo Jason Greer and Vanessa Cicarelli, with Moderator Kate Rees Davies Cloud 21 International (www.cloud21.com) and Kultura PR International (www.kulturapr.com) are pleased to present the third annual "Production Without Borders” special event  that will be held&n...

2020 French Riviera Film Festival Announces Winning Shorts

Jezlan Moyet, Yasmine Al Massri, Nicole Muj, Brandt Andersen, Shalini Vadhera Potts, Tony Potts The second annual French Riviera Film Festival announced its 2020 winners at a star-studded, virtual awards ceremony held live from The Beverly Hills Hotel on September 19. “Due to the pandemic, we could not hold our festival and awards this year live in Cannes,” comments festival co-founder Nicole Muj. “We were delighted to partner with the legendary Beverly ...

VIDEO: French Riviera Film Festival Gala Virtual Awards Ceremony on Sep 19, 5 PM PST: you are invited!

You are invited to the Awards Ceremony/ Live from the Beverly Hills Hotel https://www.filmfestivals.com/blog/editor/highest_honour_for_juliette_binoche_at_zurich_film_festival Join our host EverTalk TV’s Jezlan Moyet, along with presenters Tony Potts & Shalini Vadhera Potts, and Emmy-winning actor Vincent De Paul, for the French Riviera Film Festival Virtual Awards Ceremony. Presented live from The Beverly Hills Hotel, the event will feature special musical performances by Gotta,...

VIDEO: French Riviera Film Festival 2020 Online Women Filmmakers Showcase: September 18, 2020

Live from The Beverly Hills Hotel:   The Panel will be moderated by Women Documentary Filmmakers founder founder Sue Vicory, and will feature panelists, award-winning filmmakers Francesca Andre, Eeva Mägi and writer/filmmaker/entrepreneur Tracy Vicory-Rosenquest. Date/Time: Sep 18, 11 AM PST onward RSVP Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-filmmakers-showcase-registration-119896382307   French Riviera Film Festival Partnered With...

French Riviera Film Festival Partners With PlayPlay.TV To Take 2020 Festival Online

  French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) and PlayPlay.tv, premier digital video streaming service for the performing arts,  have partnered to present the second annual installment of the festival online. Official Poster "We're delighted to partner with PlayPlay.tv as we take our festival online this year, due to the pandemic,” comments FRFF co-founder Nicole Goesseringer Muj. “Film lovers from around the world will now be able to enjoy th...

French Riviera Film Festival Unveils Official 2020 Trailer

French Riviera Film Festival  is pleased to unveil its official trailer for its 2020 festival.   Created by Brazilian filmmaker Pedro Henrique Chaves. Music by GOTTA Records. Due to the uncertainty surrounding public events due to the pandemic, the festival, which usually is held in Cannes during the time period of the famous film festival,  this year will be held online on September 18 and 19, with screenings each day from 1 pm – 4 pm PST. &...

French Riviera Film Festival Announces 2020 Finalist Shorts

Festival to Feature Online Screenings on September 18 and 19, Women Filmmakers Panel and Virtual Gala Awards Ceremony, Live from the Beverly Hills Hotel The second annual French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) is pleased to announce the finalist shorts of the 2020 competition, the announcement was made today by festival co-founders Gotham Chandna and Nicole Goesseringer Muj.   The festival that celebrates short film and short-form content from around the globe wil...

GTE Productions Presents Leah McKendrick’s short film Pamela & Ivy, the untold, feminist origin story of Poison Ivy

McKendrick and Owen Writer/Director Leah McKendrick’s provocative new short film Pamela & Ivy, the untold, female-made, feminist origin story of DC anti-heroine, Poison Ivy, debuted on May 11, 2020.  The film tells the origin story of Poison Ivy, illustrates the series of events which led to the materialization of the supervillian, and offers a gritty exploration of the childhood trauma of one of Gotham City’s most notorious figures. Aria Lyric Leabu (Young Pamela) &n...

Cloud 21 and Kultura PR Break New 'Virtual' Ground With Third Annual Global Entertainment Showcase During Online Marché du Film

Cloud21 International and Kultura PR International  co-presented the third annual "Global Entertainment Showcase: Cannes 2020” on June 24, 2020, virtually, during this year’s Online Marché du Film.  The ZOOM event featured panelists Threshold Entertainment Group CEO Larry Kasanoff (producer Mortal Kombat, Terminator 2), Roskino CEO Evgenia Markova and E! founder | Metan Global Entertainment Group President/CEO Larry Namer, with award-winning filmmaker Sue Vic...

French Riviera Film Festival Inks Licensing Deal With ShortsTV

  FRFF 2019 Awards Ceremony   French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) has signed a licensing agreement with  UK based ShortsTV, the world’s leading short movie entertainment company, to present select winning and finalist shorts from its 2019 competition on the channel’s North American platforms beginning next year, the announcement was made today by FRFF co-founders Nicole Goesseringer Muj and Gotham Chandna.   “We fo...

International Film and Marketing Executives Ali M. Aksu and Aya Kikimova Launch Next Generation Content Production Platform Film

  filmcapital.io’s First Project is Feature COVID-2021, co-produced with BC Entertainment Group, by Director Bob Cook, and Starring Robert Carradine (Lizzie McGuire, Revenge of the Nerds), Diane Delano, Barry Godin, Darby Hilton, Rudy Ramos (Yellowstone, Resurrection Blvd.) and Felissa Rose Created to address a pressing need within the independent film finance space, the co-production platform FilmCapital (filmcapital.io) has officially opened its doors, the announc...

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