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Histoires de "naissance" : Le 1er Prix de la création numérique « Panasonic'art » s'expose à la FIAC 2007

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A l'occasion de la première édition du concours de création numérique Panasonic'art,  en partenariat avec le Figaro, les trois lauréats auront le privilège de voir  leurs œuvres exposées lors de la FIAC, Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain. Leurs créations  seront diffusées sur des écrans plasma Full HD le 20 octobre 2007 à l'occasion d'un événement dédié. Les passionnés d'image numérique - films, images de synthèse, animations... - sont invités à  soumettre leurs...

Ojai Film Festival Rolls Credits on 8th Annual Event with Award Winners

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The Ojai Film Festival, with its mission of “Enriching the Human Spirit Through Film”, completed its 8th annual festival Sunday with an awards brunch and sold out best-of-festival screenings. Throughout the festival (October 4 – 7) audiences were treated to an array of powerful and inspiring films with filmmaker Q & A’s after most screenings. Malcolm McDowell served as the Master of Ceremonies for the awards brunch, with highlights including screenwriter Alex Kurtzman presenting an E...

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Winners Golden Calves, the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film 2007

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Tonight, the Golden Calves, the Grand Prize of the Dutch Film 2007, were awarded during the Gala Dutch Film Gala. The presentation, hosted by Paul de Leeuw, was broadcast live on the Internet on www.filmfestival.nl. The ceremony was the conclusion of the 27th Netherlands Film Festival, which attracted 125,000 visitors.  The Golden Calves jury 2007 – consisting of André van Duren, Pieter Fleury, Ronald Giphart, Brigit Hillenius, Jannie Langbroek, Reinier Selen, Paula van der Oest (chairman) ...

The International Panorama of Independent Film Makers awards

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The International Panorama of Independent Film Makers (http://www.independent.gr/) having existed for 9 years hopes that it had presented an effluence of sounds and pictures which united various cultures and  promote diversity. Our goal is to continue "the dream of art's freedom ".  In the 9th International Panorama people met and bonds made in a cultural event which took place in the city where it belongs, far from the fake star system, in the era of globalization, demonstrations, s...

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Video and clips from CamboFest, Cambodia's first (and only!) independent movie festival! Includes the awarding of the Grabay Meas ("Golden Waterbuffalo") Trophy! Find out more or submit you movie at: http://www.cambofest.com

San Sebastian Film Festival Winners

 Tuesday, October 2--------A THOUSAND YEARS OF GOOD PRAYERS, the latest film from Hong Kong-born and United States-based director Wayne Wang, was the big winner at the San Sebastian Film Festival, as the awards were announced on Saturday evening in the Basque coastal resort town. The film won the Festival's Golden Shell as Best Film, also winning a Silver Shell for Best Actor for the film's lead Henry O. The film, based on a short story by award-winning author Yiyun Li, depicts the tensio...

Copenhagen International Film Festival has determined the winners of the Golden Swans

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Copenhagen International Film Festival has determined the winners of the Golden Swans The eleven films in competition have been judged by an international jury of five international film personalities, headed by 'Bergman's right hand', the producer Katinka Faragó. The awards ceremony is the culmination of the past ten days' tribute to European films, and the awards will be presented in the categories Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Gran...

Hong Kong-born director Wayne Wang's "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers" won the best film and best actor awards at San Sebastian

Hong Kong-born director Wayne Wang's "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers" won the best film and best actor awards at the 55th annual San Sebastian film festival in Spain on Saturday.Based on a short story by the same name by award-winning author Yiyun Li, the movie depicts the tensions that follow when a widower from Beijing, Mr Shi, goes to the US to visit his recently divorced daughter Yilan."It was a small film that needed a lot of time to be done because I think films need to br...

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Tropfest@Tribeca 2007 Awards

Tuesday, September 25-------- Tropfest@Tribeca, the new outdoor short film screenings event that attracted nearly 7500 attendees on Sunday evening in lower Manhattan, announced its award winners. The new Festival, a collaboration between Tribeca Enterprises and John Polson, creator of Australia’s Tropfest, the world’s largest short film festival, premiered 16 films at the World Financial Center Plaza in New York and was also sent live via satellite to Brookfield Properties FCP Park at First ...

These are the Award Winners of the Bitfilm Festival

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The 8. International Bitfilm Festival for Digital Film ends today with the award ceremony in Barcelona. The award winners have been selected from 111 nominated films in a worldwide audience voting which started on August 30. The winners are: GRAND PRIX TV DIGITAL:300 by Zack Snyder (USA) T-HOME 3D SPACE AWARD:A Gentlemen’s Duel by Francisco Ruiz and Sean McNally (USA) AUTODESK FX MIX AWARD:Fission by Kun-I Chang (Taiwan/USA) MTV FLASH AWARD:Their Circumstances by JiHyun Ahn (Korea/USA) GEE MAC...

The second annual Muhr Awards for Excellence in Arab Cinema is now open

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The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) today announced that the second annual Muhr Awards for Excellence in Arab Cinema is now open, and will be accepting submissions until 31st August 2007. As part of the festival’s mandate of promoting Arab cinema, winners in three categories—feature films, shorts and documentaries—will receive handsome prizes that amount to over AED 1 million.Competing films must be made by a director of Arab nationality or origin, and the subject and storyline of...

Venice Film Festival Winners Shine In Toronto

 Sunday, September 9---------If one missed them at the Venice Film Festival, the major winners of that Festival on the Lido (announced last evening) are playing here in Toronto. As part of the roundelay that has become the Fall Festival circuit, buyers, programmers and the press can pick up on films they have missed by simply waiting for another turn of the merry-go-round. If not Venice, then Toronto. If not Toronto, then New York. If not New York, then San Sebastian.. So for those who have st...

Popwhore - A New American Dream won two major awards at New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF).

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James Hanlon and Darren Capik in association with their production company PikLon Entertainment today announced that their controversial documentary “POPWHORE - A New American Dream won two major awards at this summer's New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF). The documentary received the prestigious Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary and James Hanlon was the recipient of the award for Best Director of a Documentary. This marks the 11th accolade for Hanlon, a re...

Julia Roberts To Receive American Cinematheque Prize

 Thursday, August 2----------The American Cinematheque, the Los Angeles-based not-for-profit organization that  owns and operates two area theaters that show classic, experimental and non-mainstream films and videos (the art-deco Egyptian in Hollywood and the Aero in Santa Monica) has announced that Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts will receive the 22nd annual American Cinematheque Award this year. The award will be presented at a gala ceremony on October 12th in Beverly Hills, and wil...

The Golden Kinnaree Awards from Bangkok Festival

The Golden Kinnaree Awards is among the intergral components of the Bangkok International Film Festival. The design of the statue, by Thai national artist Preecha Thaothong, signifies principles, rationality and inspiration.This figure of a half-human half-bird derived from the ancient mythology referred to in Buddhism and Hinduism. The structure design is also based on Thai number “nine” which symbolizes the reign of His majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej (King Rama IX), who celebrates his 80t...

"Variety" to present "10 ACTORS TO WATCH" at next Hollywood Awards on October 22

   "Variety," the authoritative entertainment industry publication, will present its annual "10 Actors to Watch" lineup of exciting new talents for the first time onstage at the Hollywood Awards(r). The ten actors, selected by a team of Variety's critics, editors and reporters, will be recognized at the prestigious Hollywood Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on October 22."We are very proud and honored that 'Variety' ...

CROSSING BOUNDARIES wins at Jerusalem Film Festival

Tuesday, July 17--------CROSSING BOUNDARIES, a documentary film by Bilal Yusef, was selected as the winning film in the Other Israel Competition at the 24th Annual Jerusalem Film Festival which closed this past weekend. The film also received the Best Documentary Award, as well as the Wim Van Leer "In The Spirit of Freedom" Award presented at the gala awards ceremony in the Israeli capital.  CROSSING BOUNDARIES presents a sensitive look at two Arab women in Israel, Aisha Sidawee and...

Tom Cruise To Receive New York Honors

Thursday, July 12------Tom Cruise will be honored with a tribute at the Museum of the Moving Image's 23rd annual black-tie event in New York this Fall. The salute, set for November 6th  at the Cipriani in midtown Manhattan, honors the 27-year film career of the actor, producer and United Artists studio head. "Tom Cruise is one of the premier American actors of his generation," MOMI director Rochelle Slovin said. "Working with the great directors of our time -- (including) F...

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Karlovy Vary Festival gives its prizes and wraps the 42nd edition

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42nd KV IFF AwardsThe 42nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival came to a close on Saturday night with a ceremony at the Grand Hall of the Thermal hotel at which the U.S. actor, director and producer Danny DeVito was presented with a Crystal Globe award for outstanding contribution to world cinema. The Crystal Globe Grand Prix went to the Icelandic film Jar City (Mýrin) by director Baltasar Kormákur.(The 43rd Karlovy Vary IFF will be held from July 4 – 12, 2008)OFFICIAL SELECTION - COMPE...

Ben Kingsley and Giuseppe Tornatore to be honored at Ischia fest

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The great British actor Sir Ben Kingsley and Giuseppe Tornatore, the world’s best-loved Italian director, (both already Oscar winners), will receive the Ischia Legend Award 2007, a special prize given to the protagonists of world cinema by the International Art Academy of Ischia. The award will be presented on Saturday July 11th and 14th at the Regina Isabella hotel during the gala evening organized by the Campania Region on the occasion of the fifth edition of the Ischia Global Film & Mus...

LA fest wrapped

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Los Angeles – The 2007 Los Angeles Film Festival wrapped here this weekend as festival really has come into its own at it’s new digs in Westwood. Now in it’s second year in the Westwood Village this years fest shrugged off some of the first year jitters it experienced last summer to firmly establish itself as L.A’s premiere festival. The Westwood village is one of those rare places in this city that are not dominated by car culture but instead are pedestrian friendly. The number of quali...

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