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Successful 5th edition of the Better World Fund took place in Cannes on Monday July 12th.

  Kiera Chaplin, Barry Alexander Brown, and his trophy, Manuel Collas de La Roche Kiera Chaplin, Michel Moawad, Manuel Collas de La Roche, Marcelo Vieira, Clarice Alves reception at the 3.14 beach  photo credit Stéphane Gendre    Dr. Okyere Darko-Mensah This endowment fund created for women's rights, education, children and the preservation of the oceans takes advantage of major international festivals to ensure that cinematographic art is us...

Winners of the 19th UniFrance Short Film Awards

Version:       Jonathan Koulavsky, has won the 2021 Solarium by Alice Bloch (Horacio by Edwina Liard – Ikki Films) – Coproducer: Innervision) GRAND ACTION PRIZE & RTBF PRIZE Caroline Brami & Carine Ruszniewski (de films en aiguille) MOVISTAR+ PRIZE Sandrine Stoïanov & Jérôme Barthélemy & Caïmans Productions) BE TV PRIZE Martin Soudan – Producer: Adrien Guillon Verne (The Wo...

Today Doc Alliance announced the winners of the 2021 Doc Alliance Award

Today Doc Alliance announced the winners of the 2021 Doc Alliance Awards, one short film & one feature film chosen from the titles nominated by each of the seven festival members. Congratulations to the two winners!         ...

E is for EMMYS livestream here, even if you catch it after the fact

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent In case you missed it, The 2021 EMMY® Awards were just announced in Los Angeles and New York via livestream from the Television Academy. Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us) and his daughter Jasmine Cephas Jones (Blindspotting) co-hosted in tandem with Television Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma, as he describes "tender moments and news... it's so good to be getting back on a set. I can't tell you how much I missed it.&q...

Movie that Matter Awards will be handed to The Sound of Us and Enough Lebanon's Darkest Hour during the Better World Fund Gala

  Two films will be honoured at the Better World Fund Gala reception in Cannes, July 12, with the filmfestivals.com  "Movie that Matter Award". The filmmakers in attendance will receive a trophy designed by french artist PAB.   ENOUGH Lebanon's Darkest Hour Documentary by Daizy Gedeon - second feature documentary Australia  june 2021 90 minutes Cannes Premiere July 13 PALAIS H 11.30 AM   ENOUGH! Lebanon’s Darkest Hour follows ...

Your Script Produced Studio announces Season2 WINNERS and Season 3 announces jury

Now Open For Submissions Submit Exclusively on: FilmFreeway.com or Submit Your Scripts Here.   Writers & Filmmakers of ALL ages can submit.   NO AGE LIMIT ON SUCCESS!ACCEPTING:  FEATURES  /   PILOTS  /  SHORTS / DOCUMENTARIES!ALL GENRES / SUB GENRES ACCEPTED!OVER $500,000.00 IN PRODUCTION BUDGETS - CASH - AWARDS -PRIZES Click Here to see the Season 2 Winners! Early Deadline: September 30, 2021   ...

Movie that Matter Awards will be handed to The Sound of Us and Enough Lebanon's Darkest Hour during the Better World Fund Gala

Two films will be honoured at the Better World Fund Gala reception in Cannes, July 12, with the filmfestivals.com  "Movie that Matter Award". The filmmakers in attendance will receive a trophy designed by french artist PAB.     ENOUGH Lebanon's Darkest Hour Documentary by Daizy Gedeon - second feature documentary Australia  june 2021 90 minutes Cannes Premiere July 13 PALAIS H 11.30 AM   ENOUGH! Lebanon’s Darkest&...

Australian filmmaker Daizy Gedeon to receive the Movie That Matters Award during the Better World Fund Gala in Cannes

  AUSTRALIAN FILMMAKER DAIZY GEDEON TO RECEIVE THE MOVIE THAT MATTERS AWARD AT BETTER WORLD FUND GALA, CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Monday July 12 at 3.14 Beach La Croisette Cannes Australian filmmaker Daizy Gedeon is to receive the Movie That Matters Award at the Cannes International Film Festival. The award, to be presented by Bruno Chatelin filmfestivals.com founder, at a gala event in Cannes hosted by the Better World Fund on Monday July 12, is for her new feature docume...

Zero Gravity by Thomas Verrette won Best Feature Documentary at Desertscape festival

THE 2021 DESERTSCAPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL! Wednesday, June 23rd, through Saturday, June 26th, 2021, at the historic Electric Theater in lovely Southern Utah! St. George, UT--as well as a handful of its beautiful surrounding areas-- represents grand desert country at its most breathtaking. This, among other things, makes it a perfect spot for a film festival. Attend the fest and then stick around and check out all the incredible sights and sounds southern Utah has to ...

Movie that Matter Awards will be handed to 'ENOUGH! Lebanon's Darkest Hour' during the Better World Fund Gala July 12

Two films will be honoured at the Better World Fund Gala reception in Cannes, July 12, with the filmfestivals.com  "Movie that Matter Award". The filmmakers in attendance will receive a trophy designed by french artist PAB.     ENOUGH Lebanon's Darkest Hour Documentary by Daizy Gedeon - second feature documentary Australia  june 2021 90 minutes Cannes Premiere July 13 PALAIS H 11.30 AM   ENOUGH! Lebanon’s Darkest&nb...

Europe Film Festival U.K. has been looking for the best filmmakers.

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Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) is a reputable monthly competition and annual online film festival based in one of the elegant cities in the world, London in 2020-2021.   Europe Film Festival U.K. (EFFUK) is an IMDb eligible festival.   The festival will be done periodically, every 45 days, it has a loop.   Website: https://europefilmfestival.com/ Submission: https://filmfreeway.com/EuropeFilmFestival   AWARDS - FEATU...

The Sound of us to receive The Movie That Matters Award in Cannes

THE MOVIE THAT MATTER AWARD TO CHRIS GERO FOR THE SOUND OF US Another Award expected for Chris Gero  July 12 during the Better World Fund Gala in Cannes! The concept of the Award, created by Bruno Chatelin, was inspired by his days running Sony in France when the Chairman of the company David Puttnam tagged the Studio's mission with this inspiring mission "Making Movies that Matter" : very relevant, very important and visionnary. Since its creation th...

Jamie Lee Curtis Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 78th Venice International Film Festival

Jamie Lee Curtis by Andrew Eccles Iconic American actress Jamie Lee Curtis has been awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 78th Venice International Film Festival (September 1–11, 2021). The decision was made by the board of the Biennale di Venezia, which embraced the proposal of the Festival's Director, Alberto Barbera. The ceremony to award the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement will take place on Wednesday September 8th in the Sala Grande of the Palazzo del ...

Lake Travis Film Festival wraps up second edition of the fest with announcement of filmmaker awards

Sevgi Hirschäuser’s Toprak wins Best Narrative Feature Film and Nico Perrino, Aaron Reese, and Chris Maltby’s Mighty Ira takes the Best Documentary Feature Film award   Austin animation house Minnow Mountain is given the LTFF “Make A Splash” Award   Bee Cave/Lakeway, TX (June 16, 2021) – The Second Lake Travis Film Festival announced its filmmaker awards during a brunch at Bee Cave’s famous Star Hill Ranch (15000 Hamilton Pool Rd) as...

AFI DOCS 2021 Awards announced

  The festival’s Audience Award for Best Feature went to STORM LAKE, directed by Jerry Risius and Beth Levison. The Audience Award for Best Short went to SHELTER, directed by Smriti Mundhra. The Grand Jury Prize for Short Films went to RED TAXI, directed by Anonymous. The jury also awarded the Special Jury Prize to two films: THE COMMUNION OF MY COUSIN ANDREA, and S P A C E S (M E Z E R Y). This year’s voting jury for the competitive...

Grossmann Festival Film Program is Online, Guests of Honour Are Gary Sherman and William Lustig

  At this year’s Grossmann Fantastic Film and Wine Festival, 37 feature films, 34 short films and 9 documentaries from 30 countries will be screened for your viewing pleasure. The festival will take place on July 16-18 in Ormož and July 20-24 in Ljutomer, Slovenia.   Unfortunately, Lloyd Kaufman’s visit is cancelled, but we will be joined by genre film legend William Lustig, director of timeless cult classics such as Maniac and Maniac Cop. Along with Ga...

Marx Can Wait A new film and an Honorary Palme d'or for Marco Bellocchio

Second guest of honor of this 74th edition after Jodie Foster attending the Opening Ceremony, Italian director Marco Bellocchio will present his new feature film in the Cannes Premiere section, on Friday, July 16th, after having met the audience the previous evening at the “Rendez-vous with…”. And during the Closing Ceremony on Saturday, July 17 2021, the Festival will present him with an Honorary Palme d’or, a tribute to his unique œuvre that has marked contem...

IFFF Dortmund+Köln awards

  »Quo Vadis, Aida?« by Jasmila Žbanić won the International Feature Film Competition at IFFF Dortmund+Köln 2021, the award comes with € 15,000 The drama, set during the Srebrenica massacre, won the festival’s main award along with 15,000 euros in prize money on 20 June ECFA Short Film Award for »Leaf« by Aliona Sasková Shoot KHM & IFFF Dortmund+Köln Award for Female Artists of the Academy of Media Arts Cologne goes to Angelika H...

Best for Fests 'Zero Gravity' won the OTB Jury Award for Best Feature Doc

OTB | ONLY THE BEST FILM AWARDS IS A BIMONTHLY ONLINE AWARD THAT RECOGNIZES OUTSTANDING PRODUCTIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. IT´S YOUR CHANCE TO ORDER AND RECEIVE A BEAUTIFUL AND PRESTIGIOUS TROPHY! WE ARE AN IMDB LISTED INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS. OUR TEAM HAS MEMBERS WHO REPRESENT DIVERSITY AND HAVE DIFFERENT NATIONALITIES. THE MAJORITY IS FROM THE UNITED STATES (GENERAL MANAGEMENT AND PAYMENTS) AND BRAZIL (SUBMISSIONS AND TROPHIES). We look for creative ideas and projects with a differe...

The Award-Winning Films of the Berlinale Audience Awards

  The Berlinale Summer Special has already brought its audience eleven fantastic nights in 16 Berlin open-air cinemas. Almost all of the invited film teams were able to travel to Berlin to personally present their films to the audience. The mood at the Summer Special is marvellous, and it reaffirms that cinema continues to inspire and move.   Tonight, the Summer Special of the 71st Berlinale ends with the announcement of the Audience Awards and their respective screenings. New th...

Winner of the Berlinale Compass-Perspektive-Award

Yana Ugrekhelidze © Daniel Seiffert / Berlinale 2021   The Compass-Perspektive-Award will be presented to the best film from the Perspektive Deutsches Kino programme of the Berlinale Summer Special tonight. The Berlinale congratulates Yana Ugrekhelidze on winning the Compass-Perspektive-Award for her film:   Instructions for Survival (Germany) by Yana Ugrekhelidze   Jury statement: Instructions for Survival shakes the viewer’s foundations from the get-go. Fir...

Brooklyn Film Festival’s 24th Edition: Award Winners

  Seiva Bruta [Under the Heavens] Wins the Grand Chameleon Award Best Narrative Feature – Corral Best Documentary Feature – Life & Life Brooklyn Film Festival’s 24th edition: The Clearing, which was staged both in person at Windmill Studios and online, wrapped up Sunday, June 13th, and has announced the winners of the festival awards. Three groups determined the winners: 1) The external panels of judges, 2) The festival Board of Directors, and 3) the Audience. Thro...

The Novice, Brighton 4th, and Ascension Take Top Honors in U.S. Narrative, International Narrative and Documentary Competitions

The 20th annual Tribeca Festival, presented by AT&T, announced the winning storytellers in its competition categories at this year’s awards ceremony today at Spring Studios. Awards were given in the following competition categories: U.S. Narrative, International Narrative, Documentary; Short Films, Immersive, the Nora Ephron Award, and the first-ever Podcast and Games categories. For the first time ever, Italian eyewear brand, Persol, presented the award to the 2021 Best Actor, ...

AFI World Peace Initiative set to honour FilmFestivals.com Bruno Chatelin in Cannes

UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION DEVOTED TO WORLD PEACE IS SET TO HOST EVENTS DURING CANNES FILM FESTIVAL FOR 9th YEAR   Media Partner of FilmFestivals.com New Generation In Action's AFI World Peace Initiative & the organizations World Peace & Tolerance Institute is set to host events during Cannes Film Festival in both (Pre-Cannes) event and during Cannes Film Festival both on-line and in person with COVID-19 restrictions followed and set to honour FilmFestivals...

BANFF’s Rockie Awards decided by 150 pros, 142 noms from 37 countries

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent One of the most interesting things about Canada? Their National anthem entitled "O Canada" seems to be either missing an "h" - as in 'Oh, Canada' - or proving that they don't care what other countries think. Actually they have *two* National anthems recognized by Canadians, the second being "God Save the Queen." With that piece of trivia, let's move on to one of their more forward-thinking events, ...

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