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The Bulletin Board ANNOUNCEMENTS / CALL FOR ENTRIES recommended by filmfestivals.com: BE ON IT!       French Riviera Film Festival  May 19-20, 2023 PARTNER FESTIVAL WITH FILMFESTIVALS.COM February 12, 2023 Regular Deadline March 11, 2023 Late Deadline April 11, 2023 Extended Deadline The fith annual...

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CALL FOR ENTRIES - ZOE AWARDS FESTIVAL

CALL FOR ENTRIES November 18th-February 2023:  The ZOE AWARDS Festival is accepting short films, animations, documentary including branded film shorts.  In addition, this is our first year to accept podcasts, web series, NFTs and Alexa Skills!   Visit - ZOEAWARDS.COM  Categories: – Official Competitions Short Films, documentaries, animations under 25 minutes, all genres except – Animation Competition Animation film shorts under 25 minutes, all ...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! N°1000 and 45

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 Weekly newsletter N°1043 // 1044 Documenting the festivals experience since 1995, reaching over 166 000 subscribers.   FOLLOW US :           With other 11 000 festivals worldwide which we cover: no wonder we have reached the '1000' mark for our newsletters count. We proudly share our knowle...

Cinequest 2023 Festivals Dates Announced

  Team Cinequest and I are excited to announce the 2023 Festivals Dates, and we would be so very honored to have your participation: The enhanced CINEJOY VIRTUAL FESTIVAL featuring the brilliant Artists & Films of CINEQUEST will occur online and worldwide March 1-12! Lineup and Tickets on sale February 8 . The lineup's bigger. New and enhanced features make CINEJOY much more than a movie experience. We can’t wait to unleash the films, artist...

AFI 37th Edition of Festival Runs October 25-29

37th Edition of Festival Runs October 25-29Now Accepting Submissions For Short Films   The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the dates for AFI FEST 2023. The 37th edition of the Institute’s annual festival will take place exclusively in person on October 25-29, 2023, at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in the heart of Hollywood. The five-day festival will once again include a curated selection of Red Carpet galas, Special Screenings, World Cinema, Documentaries and Sho...

A Video look back at Sundance 2023: we have winners, and happy filmmakers on camera

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2023 ALL EYES ON INDEPENDENT Sundance and other Park City Festivals news.   #sundance @sundancefest CHECK OUR VIDEO GALLERY FOLLOW FILMFESTIVALS.COM              Contact us for advertising options Filmfestivals.com coverage by James Nelson (Video Coverage), Claus Mueller, Emmanuel Itier and Bruno Chatelin  BABA Interview ---Sundance 2023 ...

Mammoth Film Festival™ returns March 2-6, 2023

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This year’s edition takes place March 2-6, 2023 and is one of the most highly anticipated destination festivals on the calendar for filmmakers and film lovers globally.    The winter festival has also become a go-to secret platform for film buyers looking for additional opportunities and options aside from Sundance and the Berlinale and before SXSW. Although some call it one of the most exclusive and “underground” festivals to attend, badges and tickets are open to ...

Miami Dade College announced today its lineup for the 2023 Miami Film Festival, taking place from March 3-12

  40th ANNIVERSARY MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP “Somewhere in Queens” and “The Lost King” to Open & Close 2023 Fest Celebrating a major milestone in its 40th anniversary, Miami Dade College (MDC)’s acclaimed Miami Film Festival will take place from March 3-12, 2023. The Festival will open with Somewhere in Queens, directed by comedian and actor Ray Romano, who will attend. The festival will close with The Lost King, directed by Stephen Frears...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! N°1000 and 44

THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 Weekly newsletter N°1043 // 1042 Documenting the festivals experience since 1995, reaching over 166 000 subscribers.   FOLLOW US :           With other 11 000 festivals worldwide which we cover: no wonder we have reached the '1000' mark for our newsletters count. We proudly share our knowle...

Sundance ends: empty bus signals SFF 2023 is winding down

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James Nelson onboard his empty bus sharing his final Sundance comments from a very busy Park City experience. ...

Today’s the Last Day of Sundance Fest

Get More Screenings In, Today’s the Last Day of Fest All of our award winners will screen one last time today in Park City, and there are still tickets available to The Pod Generation, The Eternal Memory, and The Persian Version. It will also be a busy afternoon in Salt Lake City with Festival favorites Radical, Judy Blume Forever, Flora and Son, The Deepest Breath, Infinity Pool, Landscape with Invisible Hand, and even more screening to...

Day 9 Congrats to These Outstanding Films and Filmmakers at Sundance

  With just three days left of the Festival, we’re rounding out a stellar lineup of over 200 films that have captivated audiences in Utah and online across the country. Now, the juries have deliberated and you all have voted, and today the 2023 Sundance Film Festival’s Awards will be announced. We’re excited to honor the artists whose projects have stood out as bold, intimate, and culture-shifting works of art. Follow us on Twitter for all award updates! Find out what fil...

Books at Berlinale – Eleven Books on Route to Adaptation

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  On February 20, the Berlinale Co-Production Market at Books at Berlinale, in cooperation with Frankfurter Buchmesse, will present eleven exceptional examples of literary material that lend themselves to adaptation. At the pitch event, which has been spotlighting new publications and bestsellers every year since 2006, film producers can get in contact with the film rights holders – renowned, internationally active publishers and booksellers. The presentation...

RIFF 09, 2023, 4: Life-time Achievement Award for Parikshat Sahni

RIFF 09, 2023, 4: Life-time Achievement Award for Parikshat Sahni The 9th Edition of the Rajasthan International Film Festival(RIFF) 2023 will be held from 1st to 5th February in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Festival Director announced that the life-time achievement award will be given this year to lead actor and later character artiste, the eminent personality, Parikshat Sahni. Sahni is well-known to the earlier generation for TV shows like Barrister Vinod and Gul Gulshan Gulfaam. The latter was set ...

VIDEO Berlinale Programme Presentation | Berlinale 2023

The selection this year shows a strong Focus on reality, call it re documentaries of fiction News from Berlinale Special, Panorama, Generation, Berlinale Co-Production Market, Berlinale Goes Kiez and Information on the Programme Press Conference Photo: Mariëtte Rissenbeek, Carlo Chatrian © Richard Hübner / Berlinale 2023 the Executive Director Mariette Rissenbeek and the Artistic Director Carlo Chatrian provided an outlook for the 73rd Berlin International Fil...

Sundance Day: 8 experience more festival magic, cozy up online at home or join the festival in the snow

  It’s day eight of the Festival and online screenings are in full swing, including Bravo, Burkina!, Fantastic Machine, The Disappearance of Shere Hite, and more. If you’re on the mountain, grab tickets for well-received films The Stroll, Twice Colonized, and A Still Small Voice. Don’t miss your chance to see these movies before the rest of the world. And if you’re in Salt Lake City, make sure to snag some tickets for Is Anybody Out There?, It's Only Life A...

Day 7 Concludes with Second Screenings and Captivating Artist Q&As

As the snow continues to fall here in Park City, we’ve officially rounded out a week of Sundance. And we’re just getting started as we welcome our online audiences to join the fun from all around the world. Yesterday Festgoers made their way to Park City for second screenings including A Little Prayer and La Pecera (The Fishbowl), and another chance to hear from some of their favorite creators. Need some ideas on what to watch next? Visit our Highlights page and explore watchl...

SCO Film Festival: India to host, festival begins tomorrow

SCO Film Festival: India to host, festival begins tomorrow In a first-of-its-kind event, the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO)’s film festival opens tomorrow in Mumbai. This is part of the initiatives taken by India after assuming Presidency of SCO. A total of 55 films will be screened during the festival, at two venues: the Films Division Complex, Peddar Road, and Nehru Centre. Proceedings will be kicked-off at an inaugural function, to be held at the Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, Nat...

Join the filmmakers for more in person screenings and Q+A’s on Day 7.

Near, Far, Wherever You Are: Day 7 Is Full of On-Mountain and Online Fun We’re already a week into the Fest (can you believe it?!). Festgoers across the country are now joining in on the magic and watching the highly-anticipated films that just premiered in Utah. While films like Going Varsity in Mariachi, Run Rabbit Run, and Fancy Dance were sold out in person, you can now watch them online! Throw a watch party with friends and family, or cozy up in your Sundan...

Sundance Day 6 kicks off the online Festival

On the Mountain or On the Couch, We’ve Got Your Film Queue Welcome Online Festgoers! We’re so excited to have you join us from wherever you’re Festing. Starting today you’ll be able to watch an impressive, curated slate of 2023 Sundance Film Festival projects on VOD including Magazine Dreams, Bad Press, Scrapper, and Sometimes I Think About Dying. Don’t forget our stacked Short Film lineups and Indie Episodic program, including Chanshi&nb...

VIDEO: Sundance panel discussion on PASSAGES French romance drama directed by Ira Sachs

Passages is a 2023 French romance drama film directed by Ira Sachs starring Franz Rogowski, Ben Whishaw, and Adèle Exarchopoulos. It depicts a long-time male couple one of whom has an affair with a woman. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on 23 January 2023. Shortly after, Mubi acquired distribution rights to the film in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, and Latin America. It is set to screen in the Panorama section at the Berlin International Film Festival in F...

VIDEO: SFF event for film teams 2023 and movie goers

Ladies enjoying the crisp winter day at SFF 2023. Snowboarders pose for a photo while waiting for the bus during SFF week 2023. Walking to the movies, and Finding out where the movies are vital to the Sundance experience!   ...

Festival de Cannes Official Selections on Path to Oscar Gold

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The 95th Academy Awards nominations were announced this morning in Los Angeles. The Festival de Cannes is delighted to see the films of the Official Selection, represented in 15 categories and cumulating 20 nominations: Best Picture, Directing, Actor in a leading role, Visual effects, Cinematography, Film editing, Production design, Makeup and hairstyling, International feature, Documentary feature, Original song, Original screenplay, Adapted screenplay, Sound and Co...
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