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Winners of the 25th Ji.hlava IDFF have been announced

The 25th Ji.hlava IDFF has announced its winners. The award for the most notable international documentary film was granted to Lines by Barbora Sliepková, the best Czech documentary is Brotherhood by Italian director Francesco Montagner. The jury of the Testimonies section appreciated How to Kill a Cloud by Finnish director Tuija Halttunen. The award for original approach went to Chinese director Rikun Zhu for his film No Desire to Hide. The Contribution to World Cinema award was gr...

Best Screenplay Award-Winner

After a close race in the final round judges selected “School Story” by Singaporean writer Jit Fong Oon to receive the Best Screenplay award at the 22nd Annual Ojai Film Festival. The script revolves around teen rebel Kai who joins the school production of “Romeo and Juliet” in order to cozy up to his romantic target Ana. He gets embroiled in her attempt to launch a clandestine gay-themed version of the play despite opposition from the conservative school authorities. On...

17 students winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards® revealed

ACADEMY REVEALS 2021 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD®  WINNERS AND MEDAL PLACEMENTS   Virtual Program Hosted by Amandla Stenberg, with Pete Docter, Asghar Farhadi, Marielle Heller and Nanfu Wang to Present The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students as winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards® competition.  The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards in the seven award categories will be presented by Oscar®-winning filmmaker and 1992 Student Ac...

Announcing the 2021 Fellows for the inaugural Sundance Institute Producers Intensive

  We’re thrilled to announce the 10 fellows selected to participate in the inaugural Sundance Institute Producers Intensive, taking place digitally on October 21-22, 2021. Recognizing the immense challenges of creating work during this time and the dearth of existing opportunities for support, the Producers Intensive marks a new collaboration between the Sundance Documentary Film and Feature Film Programs to increase support for independent producers. The Intensi...

Tryon Film Festival Winners Are…

And Winners Are…   After three exciting days, Oct. 8-10, of hosting the in-person Tryon International Film Festival in the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains, there are nine winning films for 2021, including two categories with two winners.   The Best Full-Length Feature Film is _Botox_, an Iranian/Canadian film about sisters Akram and Azar, who lie about their brother’s disappearance, telling everyone he fled to Germany. Day after day, the lie becomes bigger and mo...

Murina wins the Grand Prix of the 14th edition of the CinEast film festival Luxembourg

CinEast2021 awards ceremony trophies photo by dalboyne  At the Awards Ceremony of the 14th edition of CinEast (Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg, 7-24 October 2021,, held at Kinepolis Kirchberg in Luxembourg on Saturday 23 October, the International Jury awarded the Grand Prix to the film Murina by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović (Croatia/US/Brasil/Slovenia) and the Special Jury Prize to the film Never Gonna Snow...

Amazon Prime Video Take One Award Finalists announced at Tokyo Film Festival

The Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) is pleased to announce the lineup of Amazon Prime Video Take One Award Finalists, whose short films will be screened, and the winner unveiled during the 34th TIFF. Amazon Prime Video, a major digital streaming service that distributes worldwide a variety of video works including excellent original content, shares TIFF’s goal of discovering new talent and is the award sponsor. The award is for filmmakers living in Japan who have not made a...

2021 Award Winners - Bangkok International Documentary Awards and Festival - press release

      It was with great honor that BKK DOC founder and festival director Stephane Lambert revealed the 2021 Bangkok International Documentary Award winners. full list here: In the 2021 festival, BKK DOC has continued to offer participating filmmakers enhanced exposure and distribution opportunities under the theme of “Visions on Asia.&rd...

Gun Violence & Documentary Film: Sundance Institute Names Kendeda Fund Grantees

Gun Violence & Documentary Film: Sundance Institute Names Kendeda Fund Grantees in Collaboration with TIME Studios, Publishes New Field Report   Highlights need for closer collaborations between filmmakers, funders and advocacy organizations The Sundance Institute today announced recipients of the Sundance Institute | Kendeda Short Film Fund in partnership with TIME Studios, aimed at elevating stories that underline gun violence in popular discourse. This new i...

Announcing Chelsea Film Festival 2021 Winners

  CHELSEA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ITS 2021 WINNERS! The 9th Annual Edition of Chelsea Film Festival announces its list of winners, listed below by award category. It introduced American and foreign films to the public. The Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) held its 2021 Edition in-person and virtually on FilmFestival+ from October 14-17. FEATURE FILM AWARD WINNERS Grand Prix Award for Best Picture – THE PARENT by Vlad Furman Best Director – THE PARENT by Vlad Furman ...

The Sound of Us named Best music doc at BKK DOC Bangkok International Documentary Awards and Festival

Bangkok International Documentary Awards (BKK DOC) is the documentary international award competition and film festival based in Bangkok, Thailand. BKK DOC 2021 theme is: VISIONS ON ASIA Submissions outside the theme will not be consider. Open for submissions ( : 5 January 2021 - 31 July 2021 Official Selection Announcement 26 September 2021 Festival 16-19 December 2021 Bangkok, Thailand Online Festival 1-31 December 2021 B...

The Sound of Us wins best of Show at Accolade August 2021

Chris Gero (USA), THE SOUND OF US Best of Show: Documentary Feature  Season: August 2021     Accolade is the original, top-tier, internationally respected global virtual online competition – recognizing film, TV and media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and story telling since 2003!  There have been many imitators – but only ONE Accolade and the prestige is known throughout the industry. ABOUT: Accolade is uniqu...

The Sound of Us by Chris Gero wins big at AFMX

The Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFMX) has hosted an average of 10,000 attendees each year and presents a fusion of film, music, Center Stage Conversations, and special events that create a unique and intimate experience for everyone in attendance. Our Mission: AFMX brings together award-winning and up-and-coming filmmakers and musicians to showcase and celebrate film and music, and provide a platform for education, collaboration, discovery and the sharing of stories. Our Visio...

Costa Gavras Lifetime career award at 43rd EFEBO D'ORO

  43rd edition / Palermo, 14 - 20 November 2021   The Efebo d'Oro New Languages ​​Award - City of Palermo  to Austrian filmmaker, director, artist, author and curator Constanze Ruhm goes    The Efebo d'Oro Nuovi Linguaggi - Città di Palermo. The award will be presented during the 43rd edition of the Efebo d'Oro, scheduled in Palermo from 14 to 20 November 2021. Sigla Efebo 42 from efebodoro...

Key West Film Festival Announces Golden Key Awards For Sean Baker, Kodi Smit-McPhee And Clint Bentley

  KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES GOLDEN KEY AWARDS FOR SEAN BAKER,  KODI SMIT-MCPHEE AND CLINT BENTLEY AWARDS CONTENDERS “RED ROCKET,” “THE POWER OF THE DOG,” AND “JOCKEY” TO SCREEN AT FESTIVAL 2021 FESTIVAL RUNS NOVEMBER 17TH -21st The Key West Film Festival announced today the recipient of its annual Golden Key Awards, including two new awards honoring Emerging Talent and Breakthrough Florida director.  ...

Awards Announced 30th Heartland Film Festival

  30TH HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS AND ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS "All These Sons” and “Americanish” win $20,000 Grand Prizes, “Mass” wins FIPRESCI Award, and “Procession” wins Richard D. Propes Documentary Social Impact Award     The 30th Heartland International Film Festi...

Buffalo Int'l Film Festival: and the winners are....

  Announcing our juried prizes and audience award! Congratulations to all!!! (you are all award winners to us :)  THANK YOU FOR AN EPIC YEAR!       Audience Award 100 Years From Mississippi Directed by Tarabu Betserai Kirkland Best Narrative Feature Beans Directed by Tracey Deer     Best Documentary Featu...

Awards for The Long and Short Form Competition Awards of the season 04 of CANNESERIES

  PALMARÈS DE LA COMPÉTITION OFFICIELLE LONG AND SHORT FORM COMPETITION AWARDS       Le palmarès de la saison 04 de CANNESERIES ayant eu lieu du 8 au 13 septembre 2021 vient d’être dévoilé à l&rs...

Nominations for the 14th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) have been revealed

APSA CELEBRATES CINEMATIC DIVERSITY WITH THE 14TH ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS NOMINATIONS  Nominations for the 14th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) have been revealed with nods for 38 films from 25 Asia Pacific countries and areas. Winners will be announced on Thursday 11 November at the 14th APSA Ceremony on Australia’s spectacular Gold Coast, and streamed across the globe.  Drawn from the world’s fastest-growing film region encompassing 70 count...

Sydney Festival Announcing the winner of the Sustainable Future Award!

  Sydney Film Festival is thrilled to announce Australian documentary Burning as the first ever recipient of the Sustainable Future Award!  Directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Eva Orner (Taxi to the Dark Side, SFF 2018), Burning takes an unflinching look at Australia’s catastrophic ‘Black Summer’ bushfires – as well as our nation’s woeful record on climate change action.   The Sustainable Future Award ...

Porto Femme 2021 Winners

  PORTO FEMME - INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2021 WINNERS   Canción sin nombre (2019) de/by Melina León        Camile et moi (2020) de/by Marie Cogné Nha Mila (2020) de/by Denise Fernandes ...

New York Festivals TV & Film Awards Announces 2021 Winners

                                                                                             Al Jazeera English Earns Broadcaster of the Year, The Edge Picture Company is Production Company of the Year; 2021 Grands: My Octopus Teacher, All Creatures Great And Smal...


OFFICIAL AWARDS of the 19th MATSALU NATURE FILM FESTIVAL Grand Prix Earth: Muted, Sweden Directed by Mikael Kristersson, Åsa Ekman, Oscar Hedin Jury: A great film tells more than any jury summary can tell in a few sentences. The Grand Prix of Matsalu FF 2021 goes to a very special film that grabs its viewer from the first shot, where we see treetops heavy with cherry blossom...

SOFIE Award Nominated Films Set to Stream on Vimeo and Roku Starting November 1, 2021

The Short Film Awards will present a virtual screening of all of the 59 SOFIE Award nominated films on Vimeo and Roku, as part of The 7th Annual SOFIE Awards event, this year. “We are so excited to leverage the reach of Vimeo, a most-trusted and respected platform for filmmakers, and Roku, now boasting 55.1 million active viewer accounts, to foster even greater exposure for these amazing and deserving SOFIE Award nominated short films,” said Cindy Birch, Executive Director of The ...

Elba Film Festival wrapped, and the winners are...

  Elba Film Festival has come to an end, and we are excited to give you a sneak peek of a very successful third edition...   ...


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