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WorldFest Houston announces opening films

Opening Night is one week away for WorldFest55 (April 20 - 24, 2022) at Cinemark Memorial City! Do you have your look for the red carpet? We'll have Andy Wright and the Bayou City Band playing you in with their showtunes from 6 - 7 p.m.  Later around 7 enjoy IF I COULD RIDE (tickets here!) and DARK NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW 2 as our official festival opening films.  Immediately following the films, join us at the Westin Memorial City for a champagne...

REEL Recovery Film Festival CALLING

  The Annual Reel Recovery Film Festival screens films dealing with all aspects and perspectives of ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES: The consequences, tragedies, comedies, scientific beliefs, personal experiences, societal influences, attitudes and medical issues, to name a few. The mission of the festival is to give a forum to new and experienced filmmakers who have made honest and relevant films about the human condition and the world of addiction and recovery. ALL SUBMISSION...

Sonoma International Film Festival continues online

  Starting April 23 for one week, you can watch some of the best and most popular films from our live festival anytime you want. 25+ features, documentaries and short films are showcased in our virtual catalog. Get a pass for only $50 or watch individually for only $12 per screening. The SIFF Virtual Festival is complimentary to all existing 2022 Silver Patron, Soiree and Cinema passholders   ...

The official poster of the 54th Directors' Fortnight is based on "Blue Flight"

The official poster of the 54th Directors' Fortnight is based on "Blue Flight", a photo-performance by multidisciplinary artist Cecilia Paredes. Born in Lima, Cecilia Paredes lives and works between Peru and the United States. Her work explores the themes of nature and the interaction between the body and its environment. Both visible and invisible, the artist blends into the image she creates, much like filmmakers do in their films. The 54th edition of the Directors' Fort...

Cannes' parallel sections express their solidarity with Ukraine

  La Semaine de la Critique, the Directors’ Fortnight and the ACID join the Cannes Film Festival in expressing their solidarity for the Ukranian people, fighting today for their freedom. We reiterate our ongoing support for the artists, filmmakers, critics, film industry professionals, audiences, and all the men and women whose lives are in danger and upended by the turmoil of war. Our thoughts also go out to those in Russia who p...

VIDEONALE.19 calling

The call for the upcoming edition of the Videonale - one of the most renowned and oldest festivals for video and time-based art worldwide - is now open. The Videonale is one of the oldest festivals for experimental video and time-based art worldwide and has been taking place in Bonn for almost 40 years. We see ourselves as a platform for artists, whom we want to bring into an intensive exchange with each other, with our audience and with an expert audience; for a...

VIDEO: Cannes reveals the line up for the 75th edition

On Thursday 14 April at 11:00am, Pierre Lescure and Thierry Frémaux announced the Official Selection for the 75th edition of the Festival de Cannes at the UGC Normandie in Paris. Close to 2000 films have been submitted from 155 countries, 4 past Palme d'or are in this years selection. See the list of feature films selected in Competition, Un Certain Regard, Out of Competition, Midnight Screenings, Cannes Premières and Special Screenings, and download the press kit. ...

Submissions status of shortfilms for 1º Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival 2022 to date

As of March 10, 2022, we have opened the registration for short films for the 1º Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival 2022. Thanks to international filmmakers and distributors for sending us their short films. We look forward to short films from around the world. We decided to announce the registration statistics, considering that one month has passed since the beginning of the call, and to express our gratitude in this way. So far we have received 250 short films from 25 countries. T...

La Biennale di Venezia celebrates the 90th anniversary of the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica

  In 2022, La Biennale di Venezia will celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica (Venice International Film Festival).   The first Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica, as it was called at the beginning before taking the name Mostra in 1934, was held from 6 to 21 August 1932, on the terrace of the Hotel Excelsior on the Lido di Venezia.   This fortunate and significant anniversary – which commemorates the...

Venice Film Festival : Biennale College Cinema Virtual Reality calling for VR projects

La Biennale di Venezia / Launching the 7th Biennale College Cinema – Virtual Reality the Italian call opens today March 22nd (through May 19th 2022) on the website   The 6th edition now closes with the selection of the project Manus (Holland/Turkey) to be presented at the 79th Venice International Film Festival in the Venice Immersive section, that will be held in Lazzaretto Vecchio   La Biennale di Venezia announces the 7th edition (2022-2023) ...

Call for Projects - Venice Gap-Financing Market 2022

  The application deadline for the Venice Gap-Financing Market will be on May 7 (at 23:59 CEST). Don't miss out on the opportunity to present your project to potential co-producers, investors, funders, distributors and other carefully selected and specially invited professionals attending the ninth edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market, which will take place from September 2nd to 4th, 2022, during the 79th Venice International Film Festival&n...

21st Sacramento French Film Festival returns to theatres June 2-12, 2022

  In June 2022, the Sacramento French Film Festival will be back in not one, not two, but three theatres! • Thursday, June 2 TOWER THEATRE – Opening Night - 7pm • Sunday, June 5 ESQUIRE MAX THEATRE – ALL DAY • Saturday, June 11 & Sunday, June 12 CREST THEATRE – ALL DAY Champagne & Dessert Reception on the evening of Saturday, June 11. We also plan to maintain a virtual presence with films presented on our Streaming ...

IFFLA 2022: Back in Theaters!

  Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) is delighted to welcome you back to another exceptional lineup of films for its 20th anniversary year, with in-person screenings for the first time in three years!  From April 28 - May 1, 2022, IFFLA will showcase 26 groundbreaking films which include 5 world premieres, and Pan Nalin’s Last Film Show as the Opening Night Gala. The features lineup has the awaited world premiere of Anmol Sidhu&rsquo...

AWARDS 2022 Announcement Closing night

    Interview with POWERLANDS Director Ivey Camille Manybeads Tso, one of the awarded by AMDOCS A young Navajo filmmaker investigates displacement of Indigenous people and devastation of the environment caused by the same chemical companies that have exploited the land where she was born. On this personal and political journey she learns from Indigenous activists across three continents.     ...

AMDOCS 11th Annual April 7-11 2022

Welcome to the AMDOCS 2022  In person Teddy Grouya introducing for us:   Watch the trailer with all extracts from the film The opening night followed by an after party. Roger Corman and his wife honored by the Festival and the audience with Myriam Brough producer and Bertrand Tessier film director of "The pope of the pop Cinema". We will be filling in soon with more information.   After party with Roger Corman The team is enjoying the f...

Fantasporto Program of Saturday 9th leading to the Awards Ceremony

AN HOMAGE TO THE UKRAINIAN PEOPLE AT FANTASPORTO'2022 CLOSING SESSION and AWARD SESSION   The organization of the 42nd FANTASPORTO is pleased to join the wave of solidarity with Ukraine that is being felt throughout the world. Today, at the official closing of Fantasporto 2022, there will be a tribute to the Ukrainian People, which will be attended by Ms. Consul of the Republic of Ukraine, who will bring with him a message from the Ambassador of Ukraine to Portug...

LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES: French Riviera Film Festival 2022 - Final Deadline April 13, 2022 in partnership with ...

THE FESTIVAL BEAT ! N°1000 and 7

  THE FESTIVAL BEAT MAKER ! SHARING MOTION AND EMOTION SINCE 1995 DO NOT MISS A BIT from  CANNES, OSCAR, Fantasporto, Chelsea, Sonoma and many more  including industry comments on the war in UKRAINE! Weekly newsletter N°1005 // 1006 Documenting the festivals experience since 1995, reaching over 196 000 subscribers:   Email us to...

Fantasporto 2022 look back at the program

With the awards ceremony scheduled for tomorrow it is time to look back at the program of films and shorts which were featured at this year rainy filmfestival : rain brings more crowd into theatres which is also a positive thing. It slightly deprives you from the beauty of the city, buit thank god we have been here as a regular partner and we are now quite familiar with the city's assets.   ...

Announcing NFFTY's 2022 in-person events in Seattle!

  JOIN NFFTY FOR IN-PERSON EVENTS Happening in Seattle, April 28 - May 1 There's more to NFFTY than you know! In addition to their 15th Anniversary lineup of over 250 short films from the next generation of filmmakers, this year's festival includes a weekend of in-person keynotes, masterclasses, and workshops to expand your film knowledge and meet others in the industry.  Event highlights include NFFTY's 2022 Keynote: Adapting a Personal Narrativ...

American Documentary and Animation Film Festival for 11th Annual is Back in Person This Year

Announcing the 11th Annual American Documentary And Animation Film Festival (AmDocs) will be back in person for 2022, featuring well over 200 documentary and animated works from around the world, April 7th-April 11th. The cost for the all-access pass to AmDocs 2022 is just $169, giving one carte blanche to all programs, including the Opening Night,   Roger Corman on the set. April 7-11 ...

RIFF, 08, 2022, 12: A talk show on Raj Kapoor-The Master at Work

RIFF, 08, 2022, 12: A talk show on Raj Kapoor-The Master at Work On Tuesday, the fifth day of the Rajasthan International Film Festival (RIFF) 2022, a talk show was held on the topic "Cinema and Books - A Boundless Relationship". The basis of the discussion was the book "Raj Kapoor: The Master at Work", written by Rahul Rawail, who worked as assistant director to the late genius for several years. Since then he has carved a niche for himself as a director of great merit, b...

FEFF CAMPUS 2022 - FEFF 24 invites 10 aspiring global journalists to become part of the FEFF Family!

22/30 April 2022 - Udine, Italy, Teatro Nuovo and Visionario   FAR EAST FILM FESTIVAL 24 The Forces of the FEFF Campus Unite!   Far East Film Festival invites 10 aspiring global journalists/critics to become part of the FEFF Family.  The Far East Film Festival, in Udine, Italy, will continue to forge the bonds between the cinema worlds of the East and the West with the staging of the 8th edition of its FEFF Campus – the innovative educ...

RIFF 08, 2022, 10: Challenges and Future of Regional and Rajasthani Language and Films

RIFF 08, 2022, 10: Challenges and Future of Regional and Rajasthani Language and Films On the third day of Rajasthan International Film Festival (RIFF), Jodhpur, a talk show was held on the subject Challenges and Future of Regional and Rajasthani Language and Films In this talk show, Ramesh Bohrana, Theatre Artiste and Film Actor Shailendra Vyas, Vice President of Rajasthan Mela Authority and French Film Director and Writer Fabienne Le Houérou, who has made a full length documentary o...

New York Festivals 2022 TV & Film Awards Shortlist Announced

The 2022 New York Festivals® TV & Film Awards competition has announced the shortlist across 14 category groups.   Engaging film and television entries created by filmmakers and storytellers from 42 countries were judged online by the 2022 TV & Film Awards Grand Jury. Entries shortlisted include content from around the globe in primetime entertainment, documentaries, investigative journalism, sports coverage, promos, streaming media, and brand image films. View the 2022 shor...


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