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Göteborg Film Festival isolates film enthusiast for 7 days on remote lighthouse island

Imagine beeing locked down in a lighthouse for a week, alone no phone, no facebook with 60 films to watch from the Göteborg Film Festival? Tempted try your luck and apply online. The global pandemic has forced the world’s cinemas to close down. The biggest film festival in Scandinavia is therefore creating The Isolated Cinema on the lighthouse island of Pater Noster. One film enthusiast will be able to enjoy the festival in total isolation on a rock far out at sea,...

How to fest at Sundance 2021

The 2021 Festival is going to be a bit different, and to make the most of your experience, you’ll want to start diving into How to Fest. It’s your guide to immersing yourself in our live premieres, learning about your ticketing options, and joining in on conversations with fellow cinephiles from all over the world. Get the Details ...

BKK DOC Original Award print signed by the artist

                                            The BKK DOC 2020 STEPHFF AWARDS The nominated and the awarded documentaries will have the opportunity to access a dedicated audience online (vod), and offline during the Festival to be held in Bangkok at the prestigious Goethe Institut Bangkok in December. Awarded projects will be entitled to receive the Prest...

New York DOC NYC 2020

The 11th edition of the DOC NYC, the largest North American documentary film festival was held online from November 11-19 with productions available throughout the United State. The festival included more than 200 films and events this year, featuring 23 world premieres, 12 productions opening for the first time in North America and 7 new to the US. For the US audience, the festival was extended by a 10-day Encore through November 29 featuring more than 70 production. Below please find a revie...

VIDEO: Hybrid ambiance from the opening of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’s 24th edition

The 24th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival kicked off yesterday with the Opening Ceremony in the iSense hall of the Coca-Cola Plaza cinema, featuring two performances made by stage director Ingmar Jõela. The performances included the music of Maarja Nuut & RUUM and the poetry of Gustav Suits that melt into an audiovisual spectacle by Alyona Movko.   The event saw speeches by festival director Tiina Lokk, Estonia’s Ministry of Culture Tõnis Luuk...

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival has begun.

  Yesterday we celebrated the launch of the 24th edition of the festival and today the first screenings take place. #PÖFF24 brings you over 60 world and international premieres, the best from the festival circuit, cult series, and uncut gems from around the globe. For the first time ever, audiences will be able to watch movies in Estonia both at the cinema and at home.       ...

Call for Entry - IISFF - CINEMASCOPE AWARDS 2020

Indian International Short Film Festival - CINEMASCOPE AWARDS Coming Soon . Date - 16th to 24th Dec 2020 Time - 10-7pm Online Screening Submit Your Film Now for EXCLUSIVELY DISCOUNT ON FilmFreeway - Now Special 50% discount on entry fees of any category Use Waiver code - IISFF2020 Standard Fees - $29.00 Student Fees - $24.00 Gold Member Fees - $20.00 Last Date of Submission 30 Nov,2020 We welcome all the dedicated people to join us in our festival and make this festiva...

First list of nominated films in 11 categories for Jaipur international Film Festival

Online edition of JIFF is going to take place on 15th to 19th January 2021 27 Jury Members from 15 countries selected 161 films from 38 countries out of 1484 films from 80 countries Jaipur: Corona has widely impacted entire world. Jaipur international Film Festival- JIFF is not an exception. Despite all the barriers and challenges due to Covid - JIFF organising committee has decided to organise the festival on 15th to 19th January 2021. As per the circumstances - It would be an O...

World Class event at Mostra 2020 from Better World Forum

Congrats to Manuel Collas de la Roche, relentless advocating and fighting for a better world. What an achievment in such hard times. is a proud partner of the Better World Forum...Of course!         STELLAR PRESS COVERAGE OF THE EVENT  (PDF attachment)   ...

VIDEO: Biennale Cinema 2020 - Opening Ceremony

The 77th Venice International Film Festival’s Opening Ceremony and the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement Award to Tilda Swinton.     ...

French Riviera Film Festival Unveils Official 2020 Trailer

French Riviera Film Festival  is pleased to unveil its official trailer for its 2020 festival.   Created by Brazilian filmmaker Pedro Henrique Chaves. Music by GOTTA Records. Due to the uncertainty surrounding public events due to the pandemic, the festival, which usually is held in Cannes during the time period of the famous film festival,  this year will be held online on September 18 and 19, with screenings each day from 1 pm – 4 pm PST. &...

Better World Forum in Venice with Conference, Red Carpet Screening of The Cave, VIP Cocktail, Gala Dinner & Award Ceremony

 What legacy are we leaving for future generation? September 4th: an exceptional event in Venice under the patronage of Italian ministry of Environment BETTER WORLD FORUM Ocean & Environment CINEMA FESTIVAL LA MOSTRA 77th edition, VENEZIA, Italy SEPTEMBER, 4th 2020 PALACE CA’ SAGREDO Masterclass Conference, Press Lunch, VIP Screening of THE CAVE, Red Carpet, VIP Cocktail, Gala Dinner & Award Ceremony, After Party King Baudouin Foundation Some ...

MBff Jury

We are happy to announce the Jury of our Mobile Blockbuster film festival - the only in Kazakhstan festival of movies captured on smartphone. They are:   President of the Jury: Askar Uzabayev, Kazakhstan  Film director, screenwriter, producer (movies 'Cocktail for the Star', 'Ninety one', 'Daugther-in-law is also a human 1-2' and others) Dmitriy Kiriyenko, commercial director of 'Chaplin Cinemas' cinemas network Sanzhar Madi, act...

An exhibition in Artium will recall the 1977 edition of the San Sebastian Festival

  Letters, photographs, documents and audiovisual material will reconstruct an edition that brought about a radical change The show will run from september 9 until december 8     ...

MBff, Season 1, How it was, report video

We held MBff, Season 1 in online-format. Please, enjoy how it was

MBff: Mobile Blockbuster film festival ABOUT

MBff: Mobile Blockbuster film festival is the 1st in Kazakhstan festival of short movies captured on smartphone. The organisers are eager to expand the industry of entertainment, culture & art. They engage people to create content that will be broadly discussed in the internet & media. We also see our mission in assisting people to unite & socialise in online. Thus, we engage the audience to channel their energy into positive growth and development. This year th...

Catch up with the exclusive concerts from the Market

Join us: meet & listen... Meet & Listen Spot the Composer concerts provided music lovers with opportunities to enjoy online live shows from world-renowned composers Mark Isham online concert Camille Bazbaz online concert Ryūichi Sakamoto online concert Chloé Thévenin online concert Gabriel Yared online concert   ...

Let s meet for a drink at the Nordic Party Online

- Scandinavian Rooftop edition As it yet will take some time before we can meet in real life, Göteborg Film Festival and The Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund are happy to welcome you to our online edition of the Nordic Party from a Scandinavian Rooftop on June 25! Let’s come together and join in for an evening with great music that will ease the longing, bring joy, and throw us back in to the beach party mood! Our amazing DJ will guide us through t...

Cannes Marché du Film Online: The BEAT from Cannes Day 3

Enjoy Cannes the N°1 film event in the World which we have been covering since 1995, becoming the N°1 online trade publication for the Cannes Market and Festival: over 600 articles during the last edition ! Read this online     CATCH UP WITH PREVIOUS MARKET NEWSLETTERS 1 I 2  I 3 I 4 I     Cannes Newsletter 1  CANNES MARCHE DU FILM 2019 Coverage EMAIL US IF YOU NEED HELP PROMOTING Y...

Ramsgate 2020 Festival ready for the online experience with free screenings of a spectacular line-up

The best in independent cinema to audiences’ homes as movie theatres remain closed or struggle to draw crowds in most parts of the world  THE 2020 LINE UP HAS BEEN REVEALED The tragedies of the Coronavirus pandemic have led to public events being cancelled or postponed worldwide. And it is vital to abide by the recommendations from governments and the scientific community. So stay at home if your country still demands it and respect social distancing if lockdown mea...

Women's International Film Festival Q&A How to Become A Hollywood Director with veteran filmmaker Mary Lou Belli

  WIFF have begun the process of restructuring the organization, services, and  programs and services to the community. How to Become A Hollywood Director This is an amazing opportunity to learn from a tv veteran and ask questions directly to Mary Lou Belli during our Q&A.    Join us for our first monthly online webinar program entitled #WIFFTalks.  Our first #WIFFTalks event is on June ...


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