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IFFI 50: Screenplay, cinematography and production design are the 3 most important--Priyadarshan

IFFI 50: Screenplay, cinematography and production design are the 3 most important--Priyadarshan At the ongoing 50th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa, the Chairperson of the Feature Films Jury of Indian Panorama Mr. Priyadarshan Nair, eminent director, along with fellow jury members Mrs. Sreelekha Mukherji, Mr. Harish Bhimani and Mr. Vinod Ganatra   and Mrs. Aarti Shrivastava and Mr. Ronel Haobam, Jury members of Non-Feature Films Section, participated i...

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Fotografiska Tallinn present a film stills masterclass

  Tallinn Black Nights and the Tallinn branch of the Fotografiska photography museum have joined forces to present Still Meets Film, a film stills masterclass with internationally renowned photographers Kris Dewitte and Fabrizio Maltese.   As photography taken on the set of a film is considered a separate branch of the photo industry, Fotografiska Tallinn is introducing a day of masterclasses with world-renowned professionals Kris Dewitte and Fabrizio Maltese showing best pra...

Deputy Ministrer of Tourism speech for the 14th Cyprus International Film Festival, 22-30 November 2019

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It is with great pleasure that the Deputy Ministry of Tourism constitutes one of the proud sponsors of the 14th Cyprus International Film Festival, a prestigious European Film Festival hosting young and promising artists from all over the world. It is not a coincidence that the event already holds the EFFE label, Europe's quality certification for remarkable arts festivals demonstrating their engagement in the field of the arts, community involvement and international openness - all of which...

Filmfestivals.com at work interviewing festival legends

Filmfestivals.com, one of Fest Forums longtime partners, was in Santa Barbara this week meeting with festival peers and interviewing the founders of Woodstock, Glastonbury, Burning Man and Sundance Film Festival. Photo Mark Bennet ...

Welcome at Black Nights Film festival at the Nordic Hotel in Tallinn

The most famous event happening during your stay at the festival is the Christmas market of course. During Friday to Sunday there are some dance and choir performances too. Market is open everyday. Here is the programme: http://christmasmarket.ee/en/ Here is the Visit Estonia link: https://www.visitestonia.com/en/tallinn-christmas-market Do not miss on 23.11 when the Black Food Festival in Tallinn,when all the food and drinks that they serve are black. https://www.v...

Look back with video from ISFMF 2019 - filmfestivals.com was there!

The 7th edition of International Sound and Film Music Festival was a great success. So, let's keep this great memories alive for some time! Enjoy the video!       Filmfestivals.com Bruno Chatelin: "I had fun in Pula, also visited the Pula Aquarium...Made some new friends there too..." Watch the video i cut from that visit! Music performed live at ISFMF Festival in Croatia Awards Ceremony by The Hollywood Film Music Quartet. (dreamaker-produc...

IFFI 50: 11 Golden Lining films, made in 1969, to be part of IFFI’s golden jubilee screenings

IFFI 50: 11 Golden Lining films, made in 1969, to be part of IFFI’s golden jubilee screenings IFFI, in its 50th edition, dedicates a section for Films, released in 1969, who turn 50 this year. These include National Award winning Films from all parts of India and bring in its fold, all the Indian Film Industry. The package includes Films in Odiya, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Assamese and Malayalam languages. One of the movies featured on this section is Tambdi Mati, by Bh...

IFFI 50: 15 firsts at the 2019 festival

IFFI 50: 15 firsts at the 2019 festival 1.      International Film Festival of India, IFFI 2019, will witness 90 India Premieres, 6 World Premieres and 11 Asia Premieres of Films. 2.      In a first for IFFI, a special award named Icon of Golden Jubilee of IFFI has been constituted, by the Government of India. This award will be bestowed to superstar Rajinikanth, during Inaugural Ceremony. 3.      IFFI 2019 will see ...

Visit Estonia welcomes festival goers of the Black Nights Film Festival

Welcome to Estonia! We are happy to see you here and hope that not all the nights are black! Here are some tips what to do during your free time during the festival! We hope you will enjoy your stay here and if you have any tourism related questions give me a call or write to me!    Visit in Tallinn! - Today the Christmas Market of Tallinn will be opened on the Town Hall Square, grab a mulled wine, enjoy the performances on the weekends or vi...

Video capture of the Israel Film Festival opening in LA Nov 12

  Festival founder Meir Fenigstein with the honorees: Arthur Cohn and Sharon Harel-Cohen  Avi Lerner (Millenium Pictures) with Arthur Cohn, below the team of Incitement: Yaron Silberman and lead actor Yehuda Nahari Halevi Rosana Arquette / 2019 IFF Achievement in Film Award winner Sharon Harel-Cohen and Avi Lerner, Chairman and CEO, Millennium Media THE 33rd ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles Opening Night Gala for the first time completely ...

AFM DAY 6 Market Beat

  THE MARKET BEAT FROM THE FILMFESTIVALS.COM TEAM! Welcome to the release of our daily newsletter from Santa Monica View in your browser Advertise in our Newsletters reaching 199 000 subscribers from 200€  email us for a quote FOLLOW FILMFESTIVALS.COM              Promote your line up during AFM AFM 2019 runs N...

AFM Programs & Events Update | Tuesday, November 12

Conferences & Programs Distribution Conference Time: 9:15am – 12:45pm Location: Starlight Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel Working with Sales Agents To reach the global audience, an independent producer’s best ally is their international Sales Agent. Our panel of experts will discuss how to find and work with the right Sales Agent. Panelists Maximilian Leo, Founder / Producer, augenschein Filmproduktion Vanessa Saal, Managing Director, Sales & Distribution,&n...

AFM DAY 5 Market beat

    THE MARKET BEAT FROM THE FILMFESTIVALS.COM TEAM! Welcome to the release of our daily newsletter from Santa Monica View in your browser Advertise in our Newsletters reaching 199 000 subscribers from 200€  email us for a quote FOLLOW FILMFESTIVALS.COM              Promote your line up during AFM AF...

Archstone wine and film tasting for HOUSE RED

Archstone was hosting a reception in their office Lowes Hotel - 7th Floor - Malibu Room offering to try this Harvest's HOUSE RED with Guest Sommellier Tamer Hassan. The team, Michael Slifkin, Jack Sheehan lead actor and producer..., were pouring the Mondavi with the special HOUSE RED film label on.         Archst...

AFM Screenings, Programs & Events Update | Monday, November 11

Conferences & Programs Production Conference Time: 9:15am – 12:45pm Location: Starlight Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel The Director/Producer Relationship Time: 9:30am – 11:00am Location: Palisades Stage – Loews Hotel Everything You Need to Know about Production Incentives Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm Location: Palisades Stage – Loews Hotel Television Conference Time: 2:30pm – 6:00pm Location: Starlight Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel Producing Passi...

IFFI 50: Homage to Bernardo Bertolucci

IFFI 50: Homage to Bernardo Bertolucci Bertolucci, who was born in 1941, passed away at last year at the age of 77. He has been acclaimed for two of his most important films--Last Tango in Paris and The Last Emperor. The former was embroiled in controversy for its explicit sexual content but also won a nomination for Marlon Brando at the Academy Awards, while the latter film, which was an adaptation of the autobiography of China’s last imperial ruler, Pu Yi, won 9 Oscars. Bertolucci bec...

IFFI 50: Russia to be Country of Focus, with seven films

IFFI 50: Russia to be Country of Focus, with seven films Every year, IFFI features a Country of Focus that brings out the cinematic excellence and contributions of that particular country. In its 50th edition of the festival, IFFI 2019, the Country of Focus is Russia. This section will showcase seven movies from the country. One of the movies featured is the film Andrei Tarkovsky: A Cinema Prayer, a documentary that recounts Tarkovsky’s life and work, letting the director tell the stor...

AFM Day 4 Highlights

Today’s programming included: PITCH CONFERENCE Pitching Essentials: The 2-Minute Pitch Panellists: Tobin Armbrust, Producer, former President, Worldwide Production & Acquisitions, Virgin Produced Effie Brown, Producer, Duly Noted, Inc. Cassian Elwes, Producer, ELEVATED Moderator: Lee Jessup, Screenwriting Career Consultant & Coach, leejessup.com   THE IMPORTANCE OF THE SCRIPT SUPERVISOR Presenter: Randi F...

November 10 Panels at AFM : PVOD, Faith based films and festivals, LGBTQ content and much more

Finance Conference II Sunday, November 10     |     9:15am – 12:45pm     |     Starlight Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel Producing Studio Films with Independent Budgets Production quality and talent are more crucial than ever. Producers need to be strategic with their budgets – talent, locations, special effects, crew, everything! Seasoned producers and experts share their advice on how to stretch budgets and get every dollar, euro,...

AFM 2019 Day 3 with ambiance from Loews, Beverly Hills Awards reception and LATC Conference

      THE MARKET BEAT FROM THE FILMFESTIVALS.COM TEAM! Welcome to the release of our daily newsletter from Santa Monica View in your browser Advertise in our Newsletters reaching 199 000 subscribers from 200€  email us for a quote FOLLOW FILMFESTIVALS.COM              Promote your line up during AFM ...

AFM Screenings, Programs & Events Update | Saturday, November 9

  Added Screenings Film: The Best Is Yet to Come Time: 11:30 am Theater: AMC Santa Monica 2 Company: Pathé International Film: Aiyai Time: 1:00 pm Theater: Laemmle 5 Company: Phoenix Worldwide Film: Los Japón – Big in Japan Time: 3:30 pm Theater: Arclight 11 Company: Beta Cinema     Conferences & Programs Pitch Conference Time: 9:15am – 12:...

LATC Party at Bodega Wine bar ambiance

Steve Solot and Kete Lyra, the  hosts of the LATC party taking a pose for filmfestivals.com, in a room packed with young award winning filmmmakers attending and a few speakers at the conference, Bruno Chatelin to deliver a keynote of festival and markets strategy. The annual LATC Global Film & TV Program is a unique immersion experience for professionals from around the World with an intensive four-day agenda of meetings and panels on current U.S. film, television and enter...

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