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The 4th Rock Horror Film Festival 2021 is rolling awards

The IV Rock Horror Film Festival 2021 is rolling, bringing a selection of 54 films from 20 countries on the Reserva Imovision platform. The festival ran until November 14th and audiences were able to delight themselves and shudder at the fantastic genres films ranging from hard rock to soft blues fear levels. WINNERS 2021 ...

PÖFF announces its 2021 award winners

At the Award Ceremony of the 25th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF), awards were presented to the winners of the festival’s four competition programmes and PÖFF’s youth and children’s film sub-festival Just Film. PÖFF Shorts announced its winners last week, but added an EFA nominee. The jury of Official Selection – Competition, headed by EFA Chairman Mike Downey, selected director Andreas Kleinert's historical biopic Dear Thomas as their favo...

The winners of the Awards at 2021 Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event revealed!

  On November 25, Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, celebrating its 20th edition this year, rewarded the best projects after a seven-day summit full of presentations, networking, panel discussions and meetings with more than 550 guests onsite and 150 online, from all around the globe. Eight awards were given out in categories to film projects in different stages of scriptwriting, development or post-production, including two awards handed out to promising producers. SCRIPT POOL Scr...

The winners of the first ndustry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 'Music Meets Film' awards announced

For the first time, Music Meets Film, sub-programme of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, has launched a special award for young and talented composers. This year's competition received 29 works in total, from which 20 were presented by Estonian and 9 by international competitors. The first prize went to Estonian-born Jonas Tarm, who has focused in recent years primarily on work as a composer ...

Winners of TV Beats co-financing market were announced

At the end of the TV Beats Forum, the winner of the co-financing market was announced. The jury selected Lithuanian dramedy "Troll Farm" as the most promising project receiving a 2500 euro monetary prize.  Richard Kondal, the jury member commented: "The best pitch goes to the extremely entertaining project, with huge international potential, with more energy than 40 warhorses, a powerhouse female in the leading role, who might just inspire You to take a revenge You've ...

Winners of the 8th edition of Duhok International Film

  Festival in the competition category of both World Cinema and Kurdish Cinema sections were announced and the Golden and Silver Leaf awards along with plaques and cash prizes were granted. The closing ceremony of the 8th round of Duhok International Film Festival was held in Duhok University’s congregation hall, attended by Duhok governor Dr. Ali Tatar, festival president Ameer Ali Mohammed Tahir, artistic manager Shawkat Amin Korki, as well as the jury, artists and...

Winners of the 2021 Tiburon Fest Golden Reel Awards

Best Film: American Desert [USA] Best Director: Adrian Bartol, for American Desert [USA] Best Actor: Will Brandt, for American Desert [USA] Best Actress: Sonka Vogt, for Two Is a Magic Number [Germany] Best Documentary: My Childhood, My Country, by: Phil Grabsky & Shoaib Sharifi [UK] Best Screenplay: Patrik Hartl, for Bet On Friendship [Czech Republic] Best Cinematography: Ivan Zadro, for Fishing and Fishermen's Conversation [Croatia] ...

ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival awards prizewinners

On Sunday, four prizes worth a total of 12,000 € as well as an audience award were presented at the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival's awards ceremony. The festival around international poetry film took place from 25 to 28 November under 2G-Plus rules at the Urania Berlin. An international jury consisting of Hinemoana Baker (poet and musician, Germany/New Zealand), Doris Hepp (freelance editor and lecturer, Germany) and Delphine Maury (animation film produ...

10th Annual Key West Film Festival Announces Awards

    The 10th Annual Key West Film Festival announced its awards today. The festival showed more than 75 films during the 5-day festival, which ran November 17-21 and celebrated its 10th Anniversary.  The award winners for the 10th annual Key West Film Festival were presented Saturday evening, November 21, with many awardees in attendance. The feature film winners were as follows: Best Documentary - "Bernstein's Wall" directed by Douglas Tirola Be...

Farhadi’s “A Hero” Receives Best Motion Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay @ Hafez Awards

Asghar Farhadi’s latest feature film “A Hero” received the Best Motion Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay prizes from the 21st round of Hafez Awards in Iran. “A Hero” which is an Iran’s Oscar contender will be released in U.S. theaters on January 7 before its online launch on Amazon Prime Video on January 21. The story is about a man named Rahim who is in prison because of an unpaid debt. While on a two-day release, he and the wom...

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces legendary Spanish director Carlos Saura as the latest recipient of its Lifetime A

T allinn Black Nights Film Festival announces legendary Spanish director Carlos Saura as the latest recipient of its Lifetime Ach PÖFF25  LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD   PÖFF25 will host the European premier of Saura’s latest feature, The King Of All The World, in the Official Selection - Out Of Competition Producers of The King Of All The World, Esebio Pacha and Alexandra Fierro, will be in attendance, while the director has sent his video greetings to...

Eurimages co-production award for Maria Ekerhovd

  This year’s Eurimages co-production award, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in fostering international exchange, pays tribute to a woman’s contribution to the success of film co-production. In 2011, she founded the production company Mer Film, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. In these ten years, Ekerhovd has been the delegate producer on ten feature films, as well as many co-productions, a number of which have been supported by Eu...

Santa Fe Film Institute Announces 5 Grant Awardees

5 Filmmakers to earn funding in 2021   Five filmmakers will be awarded for Santa Fe Film Institute’s (SFFI) first Regional Grant cycle. Grant recipients include Deja Bernhardt, Sharon Arteaga, Siena Sofia Bergt, Petyr Xyst, and Lois Lipman.    The SFFI team created this grant in 2021 as a professional opportunity to encourage and support filmmakers in New Mexico and the surrounding region. SFFI received applications from filmmakers throughout New Mexico, as well as the...

FLIFF Best Documentary: ENOUGH! Lebanon’s Darkest Hour, directed by Daizy Gedeon

The 36 Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival Announces 2021 Award Winners    The 36th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF36) wrapped after 18 days on Nov. 21st with film awards at Savor Cinema prior to the last film of the festival, Laurent Tirard’s smart and sophisticated arthouse comedy, The Speech.  The festival, which started Nov. 4th reeled out 200 films from over 40 countries in over 350 screenings. Film tal...

RIDM announces the 2021 People’s Choice Award: DEAR AUDREY by Jeremiah Hayes

      The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) ended its run of theatrical screenings yesterday, Sunday, November 21. The 24th edition presented 78 public screenings for many eager filmgoers who had the opportunity to discover the selected films on the big screen at the Cinémathèque québécoise, Cinéma du Musée, Cinéma du Parc or Cineplex Quartier Latin.   Invited to vote for their favourite film, audiences ch...

European Film Awards Reformat as Distanced Live Event

Attendance Limited to Nominees and Winners The 34th European Film Awards will take place as a live ceremony, broadcast and streamed from Berlin, on Saturday, 11 December 2021. It will not include the usual audience of academy members, partners and guests from the film industry, and will not be attended by the international media. Participation will be limited to nominees and award recipients.  The decision acknowledges the deteriorating situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic in an in...

Winners at the 43rd edition of the Efebo d'Oro

The 43rd edition of the Efebo d'Oro ended yesterday, which this year awarded the Efebo d'Oro for Lifetime Achievement - Banca Popolare Sant'Angelo Costa-Gavras, Greek naturalized French director, internationally renowned filmmaker whose filmography it is synonymous with civic commitment and intellectual honesty. L'Efebo d'oro New languages ​​- City of Palermo was awarded to Constanze Ruhm, Austrian filmmaker, director, artist, author and curator, whose works i...

Winning shorts from the 20th MIAMIsFF

Here are the winning shorts from the 20th MIAMIsFF! If you weren't able to make the festival but want to watch all of this year's official selections, including the winners, then check out the 2021 Virtual Festival! Streaming now through 11/30 - you can get an All-Access Virtual Pass for just $29.99 and enjoy this year's best shorts from the comfort of your home! Individual programs also available to stream. GET A VIRTUAL ALL-ACCESS PASS   &...

Arlington Film Festival Winners

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The 2021 Sydney FF Audience Award for Best Feature goes to the captivating French comedy Beautiful Minds

THE AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS ARE...   The Audience Awards are SFF's people's choice awards, and the winners reflect the most popular films at the Festival as voted by you!  The 2021 Audience Award for Best Feature goes to the captivating French comedy Beautiful Minds. AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE 1st Beautiful Min...

The 68th Sydney Film Festival wrapped on Sunday 14 November with Awards

SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARDS ANNOUNCED   The 68th Sydney Film Festival wrapped on Sunday 14 November with the Australian Premiere of Wes Anderson’s comedy-drama The French Dispatch at the State Theatre. Today the Festival announced the Audience Awards, the people’s votes for top five features and documentaries. Top voted narrative feature is Beautiful Minds directed by Bernard Campan and Alexandre Jollien and top documentary is Blind Ambition directed by Robert Coe ...

Evolution Mallorca Filmfestival award winners announced

      Congratulations to all Filmmakers, We have broken all records! Over 4500 guests in Mallorca, over 10,000 views on the streaming platform Filmin.es.  EMIFF 2021 was a great success thanks to all of you!  Let's get started on EMIFF2022!       ...

Punto y Raya Junior 2021 :: Festival Summary

PUNTO y RAYA JUNIOR 2021 FESTIVAL SUMMARY FULL HD / TRT: 5'17" A quick overview of the activities held in Wroclaw. Three days of pure Form, Colour, Motion and Sound. MAKING OF PUNTO y RAYA JUNIOR 2021 FULL HD / TRT: 4'30" Children, families and institutions from 10 countries in 4 continents took part in our 2021 Call for Abstract Films. Take a look at the “Behind the scenes". PyRTV :: PyR Junior 2021 International Showcase On P...

King Richard wins the MIAMI GEMS 2021 Audience Award

Runner-ups include Julia and Flee   Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Miami Film Festival (MFF) announced that King Richard is the winner of the MIAMI GEMS 2021 Audience Award. The film starring and produced by Will Smith and directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, served as the Centerpiece screening for the festival. MFF’s annual fall event took place from November 4-10 at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami.   Festival audience...

The Winners of The NYC Indie Awards for 2021

The 12th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival is proud to announce the winners of its ‘Best In’ category which includes Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Super Short, Best Covid Diaries, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.  The awards recognize outstanding work from emerging, yet overlooked Artist Filmmakers and provide them with the opportunity for potential distribution and funding. The festival strives to promo...

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