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AFM Day 1 | Photos, Quotes & Highlights BRON Studios Open’s AFM Finance Conference, Friday, November 8

Picture above:  L to R: Studio 8’s Founder and CEO Jeff Robinov, HYPNOTIC writer/director Robert Rodriguez, Solstice Studios’ President and CEO Mark Gill, Solstice Studios’ Head of Acquisitions and International Crystal Bourbeau.     Followed by Millennium Media’s Jeffrey Greenstein and Alan Siegel Friday morning, the American Film Market will kick off its Conferences with Finance Conference I: The Future of Film conversation with BRON Studios execut...

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In for a ride with photography from Byron Bay Film Festival by Christopher Labanne, filmfestivals.com   ...

Film Festivals Days Day 2 sessions

Sanja Drakulic presenting Duart European Actors Platform a casting platform she has launched to fill a void. Marinela Dropulic Ruzic introducing the  Whole Brain Model, so helpful to manage creative teams. The Whole Brain Model was developed by Ned Herrmann. Herrmann created this metaphorical model to illustrate that each person's brain basically has four quadrants when it comes to the process of thinking and learning. Each of these quadrant...

A Private visit to Pula's Aquarium an a croatian rhapsody video

I represent a film on Shark conservation (Sharkwater Extinction by late Rob Stewart) and my eyes caught sight of a brochure at the airport displaying sharks! I thought I should check the aquarium out, I did and was very pleasantly surprised by the visit, the dedication of the team I met there and the beauties available. The first visible extraordinary asset is the spectacular setting in an ancient fortress built 19th century. Here is a drone view : no more cannons just an aquarium under the 20...

A group visit to Pula' Gladiators Arena and Olive Oil Museum

The Arena in Pula is one of the 250 arenas built by the romans still standing, it was capable of sitting other 20 000 spectators (1/3 of the one in Rome), the strong walls built on a hill to save on materials are still standing, the sits have disappeared (stones were stolen to built most of the venitian constructions in Pula between the 14th and 17th century). Festival guests enjoyed the guided tour very much we were taken to a private visit and olive oil tasting (bread and olive oil) at Pula...

MFF 21 Movie Mela, II: New Blood- Ananya, Janhvi, Mrunal, Radhika & Avinash ring in the Next Generation

MFF 21 Movie Mela, II: New Blood- Ananya, Janhvi, Mrunal, Radhika & Avinash ring in the Next Generation Five of the most promising new generation actors--Ananya Panday, Janhvi Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur, Radhika Madan and Avinash Tiwary—jammed with anchors Anupama Chopra and Rajeev Masand, without inhibitions, at the Jio MAMI Movie Mela with Star 2019, held on 13 October 2019 at the Rang Mandir, Bandra, Mumbai. This was a precursor to the film festival proper, which gets going on the 17t...

Deepika Padukone in MFF 21 Movie Mela: Pre-festival feast of conversations with stars, directors

Deepika Padukone in MFF 21 Movie Mela: Pre-festival feast of conversations with stars, directors For the last few years, Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) has been holding Movie Mela as a forerunner to the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF). They skipped it last year because some of the likely male panellists were facing groping and molestation charges, but it came back this year with renewed vigour. Mela is Hindi/Urdu for feast/carnival. It is held in the shape of interviews/interactions between...

The 63rd BFI London Film Festival opens today!

Dev Patel - Photo by filmfestivals.com The BFI London Film Festival kicks off today, October 2, with "The Personal History of David Copperfield" A lot of the cast was here tonight on the red carpet at the Odeon Luxe in Leicester Square in London, including Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire), Hugh Laurie, Rosalind Eleazar and Nikki Amura-Bird.     Morfyyd Eleazar - filmfestivals.com Hugh Laurie - filmfestivals.com Other filmfestivals.com coverage for "The Person...

10th Jagran Film Festival, Mumbai-I: Sweet and sour, like the candy of the sponsor

10th Jagran Film Festival, Mumbai-I: Sweet and sour, like the candy of the sponsor Accreditation as a media-person was not a problem, this year, probably due to the intervention of the Principal Correspondent of Jagran, Ms. Smita Srivastava. Jagran is a media major, and this was the tenth Jagran Film Festival (JFF) they held across India, culminating at Mumbai. It was a short festival, lasting just four days, with screenings and sessions at the four auditoria of Cinépolis (once known a...

Shriekfest Film Festival reveals its trailer

48 FILMS * 4 DAYS/NIGHTS   SEPTEMBER 26-29, 2019 SHRIEKFEST INTERNATIONAL HORROR/SCI FI FILM FESTIVAL is thrilled to share the OFFICIAL TRAILER of the festival featuring clips from many of the selected films. The NINETEENTH annual horror film festival, returns to Raleigh Studios Chaplin theaters from September 26-29, 2019.  Festival Director Denise Gossett says  "I am absolutely thrilled with the selection this year, we are close to selling out some...

Masterclass with Fatih Akin and Rainer Klausmann at Manaki Brothers festival

Masterclass with Fatih Akin and Rainer Klausmann in the Big Hall of the Center for Culture in Bitola 17 September, Bitola – Moderated by Gena Teodosievska, a masterclass was held with the exceptional guests of the 40th edition of the “Manaki Brothers”, the director Fatih Akin and the cinematographer Rainer Klausmann, who work as a tandem for more than 15 years. Because of the big interest of the film lovers and the ones who pay res...

The laureate Arvanitis and the guests of the “Manaki Brothers” festival gathered by the grave of Milton Manaki

Filmfestivals.com, a partner of the festival, was represented by Phillip Bergson in sunny Bitola in the group shot by the grave of Milton Manaki, a festival tradition. Paying respect to the work of the Manaki brothers and the visit of Milton Manaki’s grave at the Vlach cemetery in Bitola is a tradition which is kept up for years by the ICFF “Manaki Brothers”, together with the hosts from the Commune of the Vlachs and the Council of the Municipality of Bitola. ...

My very best moments in Deauville 2019 Video ambiance

I had a blast last week shooting with Sienna Miller Geena Davis, and covering the amazing scenes from Deauville ...

Sienna Miller Deauville Talent Award with Mayor of Deauville on the beach

"Stop telling me what to do" she shouted back to the photographers ...

76th Venice Film Festival Overview in images

By Alex Deleon         Catherine Deneuve and curvaceous Binoche opened the show                      Scarlett and Brad, pretty faces on Day No. two    The Carabinieri were there to keep the peace (and check all bags)   ...

The protest on the red carpet

The protest against the cruise ship ???? in Venice is on the red carpet. Many police agents ready to clear the tapis rouge.   Venice 76. Views by Stella Selvatico for filmfestivals.com   ...

Venice Rainy Impressions by Alex Deleon

In the warm weather many young people camped out under umbrellas in from of the central Red carpet wall.  Priceless festival accommodations.. After a full week of sunshine on the last day the Rains Came... Johnny Depp, a hard nosed officer in a desert fort in The Barbarians The latest from Columbian director Ciro Guerra Mick Jagger, ageless Rolling  Stone (age 76) lends his instantly recognizable features to "The Burnt Orange Heresy" which will be...

Venice 76. Views by Stella Selvatico

Red Carpet on a rainy ☔️ and windy ???? day   Microphone to Bonifacio Angius, the director of Destiny (a short film about faith, religion and superstition). Letizia Battaglia, the extraordinary photographer and star of “La mafia non è più quella di una volta”.   The poster of “The Laundromat” Palazzo del Casinò on a hot sunny day Exhibition “300 Giant Polaroid” at Hotel Des Bains  Li...

Venice Exhibition “300 Giant Polaroid” at Hotel Des Bains Lido

Hotel Des Bains (where Luchino Visconti shot “La morte a Venezia”) Photos by Stella Selvatico ...

Venice 76. Views by Alex Deleon

  Glamorous Chinese superstar Gong Li arrives on Red Carpet for opening of her new film "Saturday Fiction" (Lan Xin De Ju Yuan) accompanied by her latest French Husband, musician Jean-Michel Jarre. (former husband of Charlotte Rampling)... After a full week of sunshine on the last day the Rains Came... Johnny Depp, a hard nosed officer in a desert fort in The Barbarians The latest from Columbian director Ciro Guerra Mick Jagger, ageless Rolling &...

Luxury Fashion on the red carpet

Actress Bella Thorne dazzled in Avakian Fine Jewellery at the 76th Venice Film Festival for the screening of  “Joker” The stunning actress stole the show on the red carpet with a magnificent double choker necklace from the Links Fine Jewellery Collection. The exquisite necklace is comprised of 4,400 round brilliant-cut diamonds with a total of 120cts. Model Sofia Resing chose Avakian Fine Jewellery at the 76th Venice Fi...

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