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IFFI Goa 2017, I: Delegate Registrations and Committees

IFFI Goa 2017, I: Delegate Registrations and Committees International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 will be held in Panaji Goa, from the 20th to the 28th November. It has been held annually in the tourist haven since 2005. Registrations are open till November 10, on IFFI’s has grown from 23 participating countries in 1952, to 100 countries in 2017. Three main committees spearhead the organisation of the effectively nine day event: The Preview (selection) C...

“Cancer Can Be Killed” Named Official Selection in Depth of Field Int'l Film Festival and Docs Without Borders Fest

Revealing new documentary “Cancer Can Be Killed” by filmmaker Jeff Witzeman of Sinker Swim Productions is available now on Amazon Prime Video. The controversial documentary has been named an official selection of the Depth of Field International Film Festival and Docs Without Borders Film Festival Witzeman was inspired to make the film after his wife Kerry was cured and cancer free after receiving non-traditional treatments in Europe in 2015....

MAMI’s 19th Mumbai Film Festival, 12-18 November: The Winners

MAMI’s 19th Mumbai Film Festival, 12-18 November: The Winners Indian category Golden Gateway award, Oxfam Best Film for Gender Quality award and Young Critics Choice award: Village Rockstars Silver Gateway award: Machines Grand Jury prize: In the Shadows Special mention: Up, Down and Sideways, and S(exy) Durga International category Golden Gateway: Summer 1993, Spain Silver Gateway: Quest, USA Grand Jury: The Wound, South Africa-Germany-France Special Mentions: Scary Mother, ...

MAMI’s 19th Mumbai Film Festival, 12-18 November, Mumbai: Many good films, no masterpieces

MAMI’s 19th Mumbai Film Festival, 12-18 November, Mumbai: Many good films, no masterpieces Overview of the films, seen and unseen. *Mukkabaaz-India-Anurag Kashyap: Inaugural film, inaccessible to me. Anurag Kashyap is a much-acclaimed film-maker and a member of the Board of Trustees of Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI). India Gold section *Checkmate-India-Ektara Collective: Good feature film debut of independent collective: *** (film still above). *Granny (Ajji): India-Devashi...

NAB Show New York 2017

Everything’s relative. That’s how a humongous affair such as the NAB Show New York can come off like an intimate dinner party. It’s practically a pop-up compared with the National Association of Broadcasters’s older expo for media, entertainment and telecom professionals, the NAB Show in Las Vegas every April. Held six months apart, New York’s version (October 18-19) nonetheless packs nearly 9,000 attendees and 362 exhibitors in the Jacob Javitz Convention Center...

World Premiere of Abel Ferrara’s out of competition film 'Piazza Vittorio'

The World Premiere of Abel Ferrara’s out of competition film Piazza Vittorio at the Venice Film Festival (Sept 9) is an evocative document on one of Rome’s most beloved squares in Esquilino, the XV "rione" or district. Ferrara shows how the area has developed since the last century with historic footage. The open-air markets of that time were packed with people who sold fruit, vegetable, bread, cheese and meat. This kind of market is disappearing and in the case of Piazza...

2017 ANNY Best of Fest, Sept 29-30!

Mark your calendars! The ANNY Best of Fest is a TWO DAY symposium (Fri & Sat, Sept 29-30, 2017, 12pm-10pm) featuring animation screenings, fine art installations, virtual reality animation experiences, professional panels, and industry events at 180 Maiden Lane in the Seaport District of NYC. Enthusiast Packages (FREE) and Industry Packages ($30) are available now! Reserve your tickets, today! FESTIVAL SCHEDULE ANIMATION SCREENING EVENTS (Saturday, Sept ...

NO PASARAN at EM Egypt Film Festival

We are happy to announce that NO PASARAN has been officialy selected for AM Egypt Film Festival. ...

Feel the Festival Beat of the circuit this past week Volume 773

Wishing you all much success on the festival circuit! Read this online     FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                     Advertise in our Newsletters from 200€ email us for a quote   > NOT TO BE MISSED FROM CANNES  Interview with Actress/Director Karen Allen @ 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival. ...

Showings tonight - Cannes Film Festival - Day 11

  D'après Une Histoire Vraie - 7:00pm, 1h50 - Grand Théâtre Lumière  Delphine (Emmanuelle Seigner) is a writer who reaches success after publishing a novel dedicated to her mother. She soon starts to receive annonoymous letters accusing her of exposing her family to the public. She suffers from writers block and depression when she meets an interesting and seductive woman (Eva Green) who understands her better than anyone. Directed by Roman Polanski. ...

Showings in competition - Day 10 - Cannes Film Festival

L'amant Double - 7:00pm, 1h47 - Grand Théâtre Lumière  Chloé, a fragile young woman, falls in love with a psychoanalyst named Paul. She moves in with him after a few months and soon realizes that he is hiding apart of his identity. Directed by François Ozon, in competition for the Palme d'Or, Cannes Best Actress, Cannes Best Director, Cannes Best Actor, Cannes Best Screenplay, Cannes Jury Prize, Cannes Grand Prix. Aus Dem Nichts - 10:00pm, 1h59 - ...

Opening of AMPAV on May 21 with Brittany Snow

  On May 21st, during the 70th annual Cannes film festival, Brittany Snow was the special guest for the opening ribbon cutting for the American Pavilion. Every year the AMPAV invites a beloved celebrity to cut the ceremonial ribbon, and this year it was Brittany Snow, who has been recognized for her roles in many films including Pitch Perfect and Bushwick.  The American Pavilion, celebrating its 29th year as the epicenter of American hospitality and communication at the Cannes Intern...

Cannes Stands #withrefugees

May 21st on Plage 45, The UNHCR (The UN Refugee Agency) and IEFTA (The International Emerging Film Talent Association) hosted a party to discuss their cause, and the film they made which focuses on refugees and raising awareness to their daily struggles. The party was light and happy but the cause behind the party has a much more serious tone. Thousands of people are dying on the sea as they try to flee their homeland, and the UNHCR and IEFTA put out a film including a music video, 'Dange...

Refugee Voices In Film Screening

  The Refugee Voices in Film screening was located at the Doc Corner in the Palais, at 10 am, May 21st. A series of blocks of videos were presented, each with different themes and voices. Part One was focused on the stories of refugees and their traumatic experiences, showing the pain and suffering they have to go through while they try to live their lives.  Part two showed the making of a music video, called "Dangerous Crossings", which was sung with multiple singers fro...

Wind River Review

  Last night I was able to attend a showing of Wind River at the Debussy Theatre, where part of the cast, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, and Julia Jones, and the director, Taylor Sheridan, aslo arrived. It was a stunning picture and the performances by Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner were impressive. The film is set in an isolated snowy town in Wyoming and it follows a hunter, Corey Lambert (Renner), who helps a rookie FBI agent, Jane Banner (Olsen), after Lambert uncovers the body of...

Dhaka To Cannes

Today the IEFTA hosted the Dhaka to Cannes initiative at Plage Royal. Through this initiative three Bangladeshi filmmakers have been chosen to participate in the Producers Workshop of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. "The Emerging International Film Talent Association (IEFTA) is a Monaco-based, not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation that develops, finances and promotes film-related festivals, exhibitions and educational projects. IEFTA's mission is to promote cultutral diversity...

Visages Villages - Movie Review

  Visages Villages is directed by Agnès Varda and JR and showcases their adventures as they complete their villages project. The film was a piece that explored the lives of french individuals in the intimate villages in quiet areas of France. It serves as a human interest piece as well as an homage and celebration of Agnès Varda, who’s influence during the french new wave was lasting and has garnered her much respect and admiration in the industry. Personally, the pie...

Cannes apologizes for technical malfunction for Okja showing

  Netflix's first press showing of Okja, was interupted due to a technical difficulty; the film was misframed on the big screen and the international press started to boo before the film was stopped. They were able to set up the film properly and continue with the showing and Cannes has apologized for the technical malfunction, but by then the audience had formed a hostile environment. Netflix's presence at this year's festival has sparked an interesting debate wit...

2017 NYC Independent Film Festival Official Selections Up Now!

Now live on our website is the 2017 NYC Independent Film Festival lineup! Check out all of this year's films, music videos, scripts, and more now at and join us in May for the festival! ...

NYFF54 Manchester by the Sea Press Conference

By Maria Esteves The 54th New York Film Festival 2016 (NYFF54) NY Premiere of MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, press conference with writer and director Kenneth Lonergan, moderated by festival director Kent Jones, NYFF, was held at the Walter Reade Theater Friday, September 30, 2016. Discussions with director Lonergan included film location scouts, casting process, music moments in the film, special scenes, and the film's flashback structure. MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, now in theaters. Watch trailer &n...

Looking for Animation, Documantaries, Action, SYFY, Comedies,

Film Submitter s we have been very impress with the A level of submissions. To those submitting content bring your "A " GAME! We want the best! Looking for Animation, Documentaries, Web Series, Action and Comedies, and SYFY.   iNDYREELS - New Streaming Platform For Movie Watching.     DO YOU MOVIEEE?                                    WE MOVIEEEE!!!! ...

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iNDYREELS Film Submission Quick Start Guide With Every Question Answered.

Welcome, What does it take to submit your film and what is the process of iNDYREELS? Look at our iNDYREELS Film Submission Quick Start Guide.   Here is a quick guide to submitting your film and what forms need to be signed. What it takes to submit your film to iNDYREELS. "No cost"All the forms are in your iNDYREELS Film Submission Quick Setup Guide. We have information on Piracy on how iNDYREELS protects your content and we have Feature form on all key features and ...

Siraj Syed’s IFFI 2016 diary, XIV: Catching what you can!

Siraj Syed’s IFFI 2016 diary, XIV: Catching what you can! If you really want to notch up six films a day, you can. All you need is luck, in terms of show slots and seats, an insatiable appetite for cinema of all forms from all countries, no appetite for food of the eating and drinking kind, an alarm clock body that can turn off on demand and turn on at will, and no commitments or engagements that you cannot skip or postpone during the festival period. Well, I might score high in terms o...


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