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'Gagarine' by Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh receives the Explore Zone Award 2020 at Film Fest Ghent

Gagarine, the feature debut of Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh, wins the Explore Zone Award 2020. The French directing duo were in Ghent last week to present their debut. The Explore Zone Award, presented to them by the Explore Zone youth jury, gives them a promotional boost thanks to a media campaign in De Morgen, Knack Focus and at Studio Brussel worth 27,000 euros. The intimate coming-of-age drama Never Rarely Sometimes Always by Eliza Hittman ...

FIFF Festival International de Films de Fribourg: Audience Choice winners

  Once again, this week we face incertitude. It was fantastic and reassuring to see that Vevey, Avenches, Winterthur and Geneva are going ahead with their film festivals this autumn. Will new cancellations happen however? We hope it will not.  Let’s take a look in the future and rejoice: the FIFF team is busy organising the Festival's 35th edition. We are glad to announce the content of one section already – the brand-new Audience Choice section! Audience ...

The 8th Annual Edition of Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) announced its winners

Our partner (Bruno Chatelin sitting in the advisory board): the 8th Annual Edition of Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) announced its winners on Sunday, October 18th (rf. below by category) broadcasted live on FilmFestival+. The Closing Awards show was presented by Festival Founder & Director Ingrid Jean-Baptiste and Actor, Producer James Donahower. CFF held its 2020 Edition virtually on FilmFestival+ (also accessible through AppleTV) from October 15-19, 2020 and introduced American ...

NatureTrack Film Festival Announces the tied "Audience Favorite" films

The "Audience Favorite" Award goes to....It's a tie! "The Beaver Believers" and "Saliega's Lineage, The Return of the Iberian Lynx" have won the 2020 NatureTrack Film Festival "Audience Favorite" Award! Congratulations to Sarah Koenigsberg and Javier Ortega Martinez.   In case you missed the announcement of the juried award winners...Here's the list!   Best in Festival - Feature - It's a tie! Lost Kings of Bioko ~Oliver Go...

'Tussen de bijen en de tarbot', 'Versailles' and 'Perpetual Night' are awarded at Film Fest Ghent

'Tussen de bijen en de tarbot', the poetic animated short by Linnea Lidegran Correia (KASK) received the Award for Best Belgian Student Short at the closing evening of the short film weekend at Film Fest Ghent. The winner of the ACE Image Factory & The Fridge Audience Award for Best Belgian Short is 'Versailles' by Hyun Lories. 'Perpetual Night' by Pedro Peralta won the Best International Short Award.   On Sunday 18 October, the ...

Steven Poster (ASC) Named Distinguished Artist

The Ojai Film Festival (OFF) honors former ASC President Steven Poster with the 2020 Distinguished Artist Award for Cinematography at a virtual ceremony on Thursday, November 12 at 7 p.m.. The preceding Saturday OFF invites anyone interested in cinematography to join Poster for a discussion of what it takes to achieve his cinematic vision. “I’m very excited the Ojai Film Festival considered me for this honor,” Poster said. “Being recognized for my body of work is the hig...

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival to introduce the DDA Spotlight Award

In timing with the 50th anniversary of the global entertainment communications company DDA, Tallinn Black Nights will introduce a new award honouring an artist or filmmaker whose recent work takes a concerted step forward in improving diversity and inclusion in the film industry and cinema culture. With the introduction of this award, Tallinn Black Nights celebrates the anniversary of the DDA Group, launched in 1970 by Dennis Davidson and Michael Dalling. The relationship betwee...

22 european films nominated for the Arab Critics' Award for European Films

  European Film Promotion (EFP) and the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) are announcing 22 films from different European countries that have been nominated for the Arab Critics' Award for European Films. Another 14 distinguished film critics have joined the jury this year, bringing the total to 56 of the most prominent and influential Arab film critics from 14 Arab-speaking countries. Put together by ACC, the jury under the direction of Ola Kamel Al-Sheikh will select the best European film f...

VALLEY OF THE GODS by Lech Majewski wins BEST FILM at the International Uranium Film Festival in Berlin

  VALLEY OF THE GODS (Dolina Bogów)(link is external) by director Lech Majewski from Poland and the documentary BALENTES - THE BRAVE ONES (I CORAGGIOSI)(link is external) by Australian-Italian director Lisa Camillo are the winners of the International Uranium Film Festival (IUFF) in Berlin 2020. Honorable Mentions received the German documentary About the Meaning of Everything (VOM SINN DES GANZEN - DAS NETZWERK DES PHYSIKERS HANS-PETER DÜRR...

"the Competition starts today" BKK DOC 2020

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"the Competition starts today" BKK DOC 2020 Call for Submission has ended on October 18th, 2020 23h59 Bangkok time. We are thrilled to announce that we have received several hundreds submissions from all over the world: Africa and Middle East - 5% North and South America - 20% Asia - 25% Europe - 50% This year edition is blessed with works from Award winn...

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...

Short Film Wins Bill Paxton Award

For the first time the Ojai Film Festival (OFF) named a short film as recipient of the Bill Paxton Award. This distinction honors achievements among the filmmaking community of Ojai and Southern California. The winner, “Entwined,” written and directed by Dale Griffiths Stamos, screens as part of the Festival’s Gold Coast Series on Monday, November 9 at 7 p.m.. The 14 minute film “Entwined” tells the story of old lovers and the injustices that drove them apart. Two ...

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 ...

The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival's 12th edition announces the awards

The Votes Are In! SANTA FE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS 2020 The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival's 12th edition is our most unique festival to date, having faced the adversity that most film festivals, non-profit groups, and other arts organizations encountered during 2020. While SFiFF has adjusted to the circumstances, our mission remains the same, ...

NatureTrack Film Festival Announces the Winners!

  Congratulations to the Directors of the following films:   Best in Festival - Feature - It's a tie! Lost Kings of Bioko ~Oliver Goetzel Realm of the Robber ~Moritz Katz & Braydon Moloney Best in Festival - Short Kokoly ~Blue Ventures, Garth Cripps & Paul Antion   Kids Connecting with Nature - The Dan Conaway Award Traces ~Sébastien Pins Igniting Passion for (and with) Nature  By Hand ~Kellen Keene   &n...

Festival du nouveau cinéma Shorts Winners announced

SHORT FILMS WINNERS ANNOUNCED  Last night was the ceremony of the short film awards, we are happy to share with you the list of this 49th edition winners. The short film awards are presented but all the FNC programming is still available online until October 31! Discover the best of current cinema. INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION – SHORT FILMS The International Short Film Competition jury was composed of Odile JOANNETTE, Deragh CAMPBELL and Carmine PIERRE-DUFOU...

Tryon International Film Festival Winners

Tryon International Film Festival 2020 Was Virtual; Viewings Available Through Oct. 19 Film Festival Winners The overall winner in the Tryon International Film Festival 2020 is Invitation to the Dance, a short documentary that chronicles five special needs adults who take ballet lessons for a year.             The 40-minute film was directed by Sarah Shoemaker, a professional dancer, actress, producer, and the Executive Director for Int...

Nightstream Awards! You can still watch Films + Talks till Weds!

  THANK YOU FOR COMING TO NIGHTSTREAM YOU CAN STILL WATCH FILMS TILL 10/14 ...

Awards Curtocircuíto 2020

The juries of the seventeenth edition of Curtocircuíto - Internacional Film Festival have decided to award the following prizes. ●      Radar Award: Sun Dog, by Dorian Jespers.  ●      Special mention Radar: Dustin, by Naïla Guiguet. ●      Explora Award: Look Then Below, by Ben Rivers.  ● ...

Eight films nominated for the SEE THE SOUND music documentary award by SoundTrack_Cologne

SEE THE SOUND (October 14 – October 18, 2020), the film festival of SoundTrack_Cologne, will once again award the prize for the best music documentary. Eight films have been nominated for the competiton, five of which are celebrating their German premieres, one NRW premiere and one it’s German premiere. The full programme, which contains 26 films and a lecture performance, is attached. The nominees are Lima Grita by Dana Bonilla and Ximena Vakdivia, Underground Inc: The Rise &a...

Short Calf Muscle wins Iris Prize 2020

   Short Calf Muscle, directed by Victoria Warmerdam, has been announced the winner of the Iris Prize 2020, Cardiff’s International LGBT+ Short Film Prize, supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation. This was the first time in the festival’s 14-year history that a film from the Netherlands has won. The £30,000 prize enables Victoria to make a new short film in Wales, becoming the thirteenth Iris production.   Better, directed by Michael J. Ferns, wins Be...

IFFMH - International Film Festival Mannheim Heidelberg New Awards

New Prizes at the IFFMH  €25,000 for the main prize +++ €10,000 for the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Award for best screenplay +++ A total of €47,500 in prize money at the IFFMH Starting in 2020, the IFFMH will award five monetary prizes in the international competition ON THE RISE. In addition to the traditionally non-monetary prize of the International Federation of Film Critics FIPRESCI, which has been awarded in Mannheim since 1960, a...

The first edition of SoundTrack_Zurich (STZ) wrapped

A big success during difficult times: the first edition of SoundTrack_Zurich (STZ), which took place within the framework of the 16th Zurich Film Festival (ZFF), attracted 1.800 visits. Over three and a half days, the music congress brought together composers, music supervisors, producers and directors from Switzerland and all over Europe. Almost 50 industry experts spoke in workshop talks, case studies and matchmaking sessions about current topics relevant to the film music scene. One of the hi...

Zurich Film Festival Wrapped

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We're wrapping up 11 days of festival – coming together, exploring new voices, debating the future of cinema and making new friends. Find below a recap of our key industry events.     FOCAL – Audience and Market Strategies 25.9. – Project Showcase Noah Bohnert pitching his winning project WOUND   ...

The International EMMY® KIDS awards ceremony is online this year

Discover the very best in children's programming from around the world and who will win an Emmy   JOIN THE ONLINE PRESENTATION   Wednesday 14 October at 17h CEST   ...
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