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Israelism, Documentary USA, 2023, Eric Axelman and Sam Eilertsen

Work on the documentary ISRAELISM started in late 2015 and was completed at the end of 2022. The film was released in February 2023 and offers a challenging interpretation of the contemporary meaning of Jewish identity in the United States against the background of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. Axelman and Eilertsen, first-time Jewish filmmakers, provide a cogent and objective analysis of the forces shaping the modern Jewish-American identity and the growing discrepancy between the de...

Awards of the 4th edition of REIMS POLAR Festival And the awards go to... The Jury of the 4th edition of the Thriller Film Festival REIMS POLAR, presided over by Danièle Thompson, with Camille Chamoux, Laetitia Dosch, Caryl Férey, Noémie Lvovsky, Arnaud des Pallières and Nicolas Pariser awarded: The Grand Prize HIGHWAY 65 by Maya Dreifuss (Israël & France) (French sales : TS Productions)  (international sales : MK2 Films) ...

Latest RTM Pitch winner announced as IFFR 2025 dates confirmed

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Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival Announces Award Winners

  Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 12, 2024) - Fifty-seven films from across the country, all with an Iowa Connection, were screened at the 2024 Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival, April 5-7, 2024 at the Collins Road Theatres, 1462 Twixt Town Road, Marion, Iowa. Awards were handed out at the Saturday night Eddy Awards Ceremony, presented by Farmers State Bank, as well as following the Student Cinema Sunday screenings. In addtion to the Eddy Awards, the CRIFF Iowa Filmmaking Impact Award wa...

The Garden State Film Festival Awards

A Magical 22nd Annual Event!  The Garden State Film Festival Celebrates a Magical 22nd Annual Event in Asbury Park and Cranford, New Jersey The Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) concluded its enchanting 22nd annual event, held from March 21 to March 24, 2024, across the vibrant locales of Asbury Park and Cranford, New Jersey. Amidst a backdrop of creativity, camaraderie, and cinematic excellence, filmmakers, industry professionals, and audiences came together for an unforgettable celebr...

Meetings on the Bridge Work in Progress Workshop Selection Announced

MEETINGS ON THE BRIDGE WORK IN PROGRESS WORKSHOP SELECTION ANNOUNCED   Meetings on the Bridge, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) as part of the Istanbul Film Festival and supported by Anadolu Efes, continues to bring together producers, directors and screenwriters from Turkey with international film professionals. Work in Progress focuses on films at the post-production stage.   Selected project holders, directors and producers, will have a chance to...

‘A Fragile Flower’ Takes Top Honors At 7th Edition of the New Delhi Film Festival, Presented by Jaipur International Film Festiv

    Executive Producers Rakesh Tammabattula and Dr. Jacqueline Nguyen Photo: Tshombe Sampson     A Fragile Flower, the first ever Vietnamese feature film produced entirely in the United States, has received top honors at the 2024 New Delhi Film Festival. A Fragile Flower was named Top 3rd Feature Film, International Competition at the festival’s awards ceremony held on March 28 in New Delhi. The film was the only Vietnamese film awar...

Make Believe: Year Two Award Winners announced

Make Believe: Year Two was one for the books, and we want to thank all of the volunteers, filmmakers, and audiences who helped make it so special. This year we are unveiling our SPIRITUS AWARD, which is our version of a Golden Lion or Palme d’Or, which best represents the spirit of the fest. Including our Fangoria, Mindbreaker & Spiritus Awards!͏ MAKE BELIEVE: YEAR TWO AWARD WINNERS     SHORTS     ...

Winners Movies that Matter Festival 2024

Radical by Christopher Zalla,  Asmae El Moudir’s The Mother of All Lies win Grand Jury Awards at  Movies that Matter Festival 2024 Other winners include Mediha by Hasan Oswald and Mediha Ibrahim Alhamad; Kix by Bálint Révész and Dávid Mikulán; Eddyʼs oorlog by Joost van der Valk; and Mast-del by Maryam Tafakory On Wednesday, 27 March the Movies that Matter Festival announced the winners of its 16th edition during the award ceremony at The...

Maya wins a very special award at NY Socially Relevant Film Festival

The 11th Edition of the SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival in-person section closed on March 18, at the National Arts Club in New York. The Festival opened at the Maysles Cinema on March 13 and ran at MRHS and Cinema Village. The festival covers social issues totaling 53 films this year. The Official Selection is accessible online through the festival website. The main themes are 100 Years of Armenian Cinema, Black History, BIPOC films, Aging and Disability, Women, LGBTQI+,...

Awards of Cinélatino 2024 Professional Platform

PROFESSIONAL PLATFORM  CINÉLATINO 2024 FILM IN PROGRESS 43  & FILM IN DEVELOPMENT 19 AWARDS   Film in progress proposes to contribute, with pragmatism and efficiency, to the completion of the selected films, and exposes these films to international visibility in the professional environment in order to facilitate their circulation and distribution.     ...

Series Mania Forum closes with record numbers and a stronger global presence than ever before

  SERIES MANIA : We've had another fantastic week in Lille, both at the festival and at Séries Mania Forum. The figures are almost in, and we've already exceeded 98,000 spectators - a 15% increase on last year!   As for the Forum, 4,200 professionals from 72 countries gathered at Lille Grand Palais.   This year, new countries took to the festival's red carpet (Latvia, New Zealand, South Africa, Taiwan), and international stars such as Patrici...

Dublin International Film Festival Awards announced

That’s a Wrap! Thank you to all of our guests, partners, funders, venues and to you, the fabulous audiences. That’s a wrap for this year!   The 2024 festival welcomed 19,200 people across 10 days, screening 138 films from 50 countries, shown across 14 venues. It featured an expanded programme with 16 public events, 15 industry events, and 40 post-screening Q&As.     Submissions for DIFF 2025 open in May 2024!     See ...

New York International Children’s Film Festival Award Winners

And the winners are... The results are finally in: please join us in congratulating the 2024 New York International Children’s Film Festival Award Winners, based on YOUR votes!           Audience Awards   ...

Winners announced at SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY - 11th edition

The 11th annual edition of SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY in-person section closed on Monday, March 18, with an Awards Ceremony at the beautiful National Arts Club, hosted by the Club’s Moving Image Committee and Chair Nina Urban. In the presence of over 140 attendees, including club members, filmmakers, jury members, and friends, the screening of the last block of short films Before the Oil, ByKids: Beekeeper, and SeaMonster was followed immediately by the Awards Ceremony...

In Celebration of 10th Anniversary, Bentonville FilmFest Foundation announces their Grant Recipients

Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Foundation (BFFoundation), announced the second annual beneficiaries of their two filmmaking grants totaling $45,000. A BFF alumni shorts filmmaker, Gabrielle Roberts, was awarded the M&M’S For All Funkind Grant totaling $20,000 and the team behind the upcoming indie feature Nuked received a $25,000 grant for the See It, Be It, Make It Filmmaker Grant presented by NBCUniversal. The BFFoundation is a non-profit organization focused year-round o...

Punto de Vista 2024 Winners

Kumjana Novakova’s Silence of Reason wins the Grand Prize for Best Film The international jury of the eighteenth Punto de Vista International Documentary Film Festival of Navarra, made up of Ruth Somalo, Jorge Villacorta and Ainara Elgoibar, after watching the entries in the Official Section has decided to award the following prizes: ...

Levante is the winner of BFM 41! Best Doc Prize goes to The Golden Thread.

  Levante/Power Alley by Lillah Halla (Brazil, France, Uruguay, 2023) is the winner of the main competition Mostra Concorso of the 42nd edition of Bergamo Film Meeting. Chosen by the audience, the film will receive the Bergamo Film Meeting Prize, worth 5,000 €.  The international jury, composed of Michelangelo Frammartino (director), Vaida Kazlauskaitė (project coordinator European Film Forum Scanorama - Vilnius) and Paola Raiman (fi...

And the SXSW winners are:

The SXSW Film & TV Festival announces winners across various categories, including Narrative Feature Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, Design Awards, and Special Awards during the annual Film & TV Awards ceremony. Short Film Program winners, eligible for Jury Awards, and Film and TV categories eligible for Audience Awards, will be certified by Maxwell Locke & Ritter. Meet the 2024 Jurors for this year’s Narrative and Documentary Feature competitions, Shorts Progr...

The Accolade Global Film Competition Announces Latest Winners! March 2024 Season

  The Accolade Global Film Competition Announces Latest Winners!   Rick Prickett, Competition Director 858-454-9868   La Jolla, CA, March 2024 – The awards go to those filmmakers, television producers and videographers who produce fresh, standout entertainment and compelling documentaries. The Accolade is an international awards competition that honors those who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and ...

Second edition of Sony Future Filmmaker Awards 2024 closes to great success and announces jury panel

Creo is delighted to reveal the panel of judges for the Sony Future Filmmaker Awards 2024. The competition for the sophomore edition of the major annual program for short films and filmmakers, which closed earlier this month, provides a gateway for the development of cinematic talent from across the globe.   Following a celebrated launch edition in 2023, this year the Sony Future Filmmaker Awards competition ran from June 15, 2023 to February 15, 2024, receiving more than double the num...

Oscars 2024: the full list of Academy Award winners

Here is the complete list of winners: Best Picture American Fiction Ben LeClair, Nikos Karamigios, Cord Jefferson and Jermaine Johnson, Producers Anatomy of a Fall Marie-Ange Luciani and David Thion, Producers Barbie David Heyman, Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley and Robbie Brenner, Producers The Holdovers Mark Johnson, Producer Killers of the Flower Moon Dan Friedkin, Bradley Thomas, Martin Scorsese and Daniel Lupi, Producers Maestro Bradley Cooper, Steven Spielberg, Fred Ber...

VIDEO Films from Japan and China take their toll of awards at Fantasporto 44th edition

JAPAN won with FROM THE END OF THE WORLD, USA took top honors (BUCKY F*UCKING DENT by DAVID DUCHOVNY), China with THE CREATION OF THE GODS and Portugal with DEPARTURES : the big winners of FANTASPORTO 2024 The 44th edition of Fantasporto – Porto International Film Festival has come to an end, although on Sunday, voting day for the legislative elections, eight of the films awarded by the four Juries of the event, for the competitive Fantastic Cinema Sections, Directors' Week...

VIDEO Global Entertainment Awards 2024 announced

Welcome to the Global Entertainment Awards THE ART OF SELLING THE STORY Watch the awards Ceremony / As sure as storytelling is universal and ingrained in all cultures, story selling is what drives us to want, play, watch and listen to those stories. Your skill in promoting entertainment powers the industry worldwide.   WELCOME TO THE ART OF SELLING THE STORY The Global Entertainment Awards grew out of the World Trailer Awards and delivers a world vi...


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