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Do not heistate to contact me with questions, I will be happy to brainstorm with you. We are the leading network for film and festivals, established in 1995, with 380 000 unique visitors every month, a subscribers base of 161 000 registered users. Furthermore my experience in marketing film (200 film launched wordwide) can be of some assistance. Check the online store for Pro Services for the Film Festival Community. Promote your Festival (Bulletin Board), your Film (Showcase)...

Get Ready For The European Film Market With Summerhill Films!

ATTEND THE EUROPEAN FILM MARKET WITH SUMMERHILL! Check out some exciting films from Summerhill at the European Film Market! We will be at Marriott, Stand #139, with Monique White. We look forward to meeting with you!   Be sure to check out our website at www.summerhillfilms.com to see all our available films. We look forward to working with you throughout the rest of 2023 and beyond! If you're interested in any of these titles, feel free to schedule...

Step Into The New Year With Amazing Films From Summerhill!

  NEW FILMS TO ENJOY THIS NEW YEAR! Check out some brand-new releases from Summer Hill Films!    Be sure to check out our website at www.summerhillfilms.com to see all our available films. We look forward to working with you throughout the rest of 2023 and beyond! If you're interested in any of these titles, feel free to schedule a meeting below:     FEATURED RELEASES: Sirena's Gallery follows a Sa...

BABA Interview ---Sundance 2023

A middle-aged Iranian man makes a desperate bid to keep his apartment as his relationship with his son unravels. By Emmanuel Itier Meet Anya Chirkova and Meran Ismailsoy, the filmmakers of “Baba”, which played at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival in the Shorts Program 2 section   1/ Inspiration and goals for this film? The inspiration came directly from my own personal experiences with my dad. The film essential is about a father and son who drift apart because of ...

Looking for distribution of your 3D animations in MENA? : happy to introduce our Partner Barajoun Entertainment !

Discover a new world of growing business opportunities for your 3D animation feature films: we can help you find distribution in the Mena Region.   Trust us with a screener and your marketing assets so we can suggest the best plan.  Email Ayman Jamal - Barajoun CEO, and or Bruno Chatelin Festival Agent.   Meet us in Berlin and Cannes.   Introducing BARAJOUN ENTERTAINMENT   Barajoun means Marbles! Marble Balls were foun...

SVFF will present an Encore Presentation of National Geographic Documentary Films’ Fire of Love.

SUN VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL TO HOST PRESIDENT’S DAY WEEKEND EVENTS AND ANNOUNCES STUDENT PASS   Events Include an Advance Screening of Season 3 of the Netflix Series “Outer Banks” and Encore Presentation of National Geographic Documentary Films’ Academy Award nominated “Fire of Love”   Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF) announced today that it will host three events over President’s Day weekend, taking place February 19 and 20 at...

Berlinale Series Market at Potsdamer Platz: Talks, Screenings and Showcases From All Over the World

  The Ark The Berlinale Series Market (February 20-22, 2023) returns to Potsdamer Platz for its ninth edition. Buyers, creatives, industry experts and content traders can take advantage of the in-person, three-day programme in three EFM locations within walking distance: the Documentation Centre for Displacement, Expulsion, Reconciliation (conference programme), CinemaxX (screenings and showcases), and Gropius Bau (industry panels). The programme...

Co-Pro Series 2023: Ten Selected Series in Berlinale Pitch Event and Searching for Partners

  Series Pitch 2020 On 21 and 22 February, the Berlinale Co-Production Market will be dedicated to Co-Pro Series: producers, editors, distributors and other series financiers will take part in the industry's highly renowned pitch event, which will take place this time at CinemaxX on Potsdamer Platz. This time around, ten top-quality series projects from Europe, Argentina and Canada are looking for suitable co-producers, distribution ...

'Punk Rock Vegan Movie' by MOBY, the opening Night film for the 2023 Slamdance Film Festival is now streaming for free

‘PUNK ROCK VEGAN MOVIE’  written and directed by moby   WATCH NOW FOR FREE   A LOOK INTO THE SURPRISING HISTORY OF PUNK ROCK AND ANIMAL RIGHTS     AVAILABLE FOR STREAMING AND DOWNLOAD ON YOUTUBE AND OTHER FREE PLATFORMS ON JANUARY 30   FEATURING APPEARANCES FROM PUNK ROCK AND HARDCORE ICONS LIKE IAN MCKAYE, HR, DAVE NAVARRO, SERGIO VEGA, TOBY MORSE, DAVEY HAVOK, ROB ZOMBIE, AND SO MUCH MORE   &...

CODA and Navalny to Screen in Park City for the First Time

We’re honored to welcome the casts of Oscar-winning CODA and recently Oscar-nominated Navalny for their encore screenings happening today. After two years of online Festivals, audiences will now be able to see these remarkable films in Park City. Hear from Marlee Matlin and Sian Heder (CODA), and meet Daniel Roher and Yulia Navalnaya (Navalny) during their in-person Q&As following the screenings. Filmmaker Daniel Roher showing the sketch he made DURING his interview with fil...

Pathaan, Review: Exploits and exploitation

Pathaan, Review: Exploits and exploitation Encyclopedia Brittanica defines a pathan thus: Pashtun, also spelled Pushtun or Pakhtun, Hindustani Pathan, Persian Afghan, ethnolinguistic group residing primarily in the region that lies between the Hindu Kush in northeastern Afghanistan and the northern stretch of the Indus River in Pakistan. The Pashtun constitute the largest ethnic group of the population of Afghanistan and bore the exclusive name of Afghan before that name came to denote any na...

Big Sky Opening Night with SUBJECT and Films In Competition announced

  'SUBJECT' OPENS BIG SKY 2023, Free Admission   Join us for the triumphant return of free opening night at Big Sky Doc Fest featuring SUBJECT from directors Jennifer Tiexiera and Camilla Hall.   SUBJECT explores the life-altering experience of sharing one's life on screen, through the lens of participants of five acclaimed documentaries. As tens of millions of people consume documentaries in an unprecedented "golden era," the film urges a...

Chandler International Film Festival's opened with Khoa Le's "Bezos"

Chandler International Film Festival's Opened with Khoa Le's "Bezos" starring Armando Gutierrez, Kevin Sorbo, Eliana Ghen, Emilio Estefan Jr. & Alex Mitchell. Pictures from the Red Carpet Event the After Party :              ...

Children’s Film Festival announces Seattle Opening Night Event with MISSING LINK

  Children’s Film Festival Seattle is thrilled to finally announce that its opening night film for the 2023 festival is the Oscar®-nominated film MISSING LINK! Produced by the PNW’s own award-winning stop-motion animation studio LAIKA, this adventure comedy film will kick off CFFS’s fantastical lineup. “We are so honored and excited to be hosting MISSING LINK for our opening night event! What star would be better suited to a Northwest film fest than the ...

Call for Entries - 21th International Festival For Animation Film, Baden/Switzerland

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Fantoche calls up innovative, courageous, and creative filmmakers to submit their new films now on filmfreeway.com/festival/Fantoche. Fantoche is looking forward to the latest short films in any possible animation technique! Animated shorts are eligible for Fantoche’s 2023 competitions if they’ve been completed after 31 December 2021 and last no longer than 40 minutes. ...

New Year’s Special: Distributor Anil Thadani in an exclusive interview with Siraj Syed, Part III

New Year’s Special: Distributor Anil Thadani in an exclusive interview with Siraj Syed, Part III Siraj: How do you choose multiplexes or single screen cinemas for particular films? Anil: Basically, you have to understand your own product. The kind of film you are releasing. And then you pick and choose where you think…which is the pocket that deserves a film like…a particular film. And that is how you release. It is your gut feeling about your product… what you are...

Zindagi Shatranj Hai, Review: Partly chess, partly mess

Zindagi Shatranj Hai, Review: Partly chess, partly mess With a title like Zindagi Shatranj Hai (Life is a game of chess), you are ready to watch some smart moves, and the film does offer a few such moves. But it also offers several false moves that negate the positive ones. Designed as a mystery-suspense-thriller, it has a plot within a plot within a plot. Besides that, there is pretty little in terms of good cinematic content. There are many loose ends that are left untied and several thread...

Day Two of the Festival brings highly anticipated premieres and events.

It’s Day 2 of the 2023 Festival! The second day of the Sundance Film Festival is in full swing! We hope you enjoyed the amazing premieres in Park City yesterday, and today we’ve got another slate of thought provoking films for you, including Fairyland, Still: Michael J. Fox, Deep Rising, Fremont, and In My Mother's Skin. And ICYMI, we’ve added a surprise premiere to today’s lineup — Justice, a powerful documentary about the alleg...

Puss in Boots-The Last Wish, Review: It’s not yet the time to hang up your boots

Puss in Boots-The Last Wish, Review: It’s not yet the time to hang up your boots A cat-sized cat in boots, with a cat-sized sword, taking on mighty villains and evading arrest by a Sherriff and his posse, is surely the stuff that fairy tales are made of. Just to remind you, there is a title card and a line on the posters that tells you, “This is a fairy tale”. That, technically, refers to the visual style of narrative employed by the film, which is very story-book in nature....

Berlinale Series starts with The Swarm an ZDF eco-thriller

  Based on the bestseller by Frank Schatzing, The Swarm, a Zdf series, with an international co-production, will open at Berlinale on February 19th. A very scary eco-thriller, directed By Barbara Eder, Luke Watson and Philip Stotzl that shows an international group of scientists doing research on a mysterious ocean phenomena that can become a global threat.  Whales sink boats, shellfish poison a coastal town. Nature seems to be taking its revenge. Three episodes (out of competition)...

Waiting for John Malkovich and other premières at Berlinale

It’s going to be a special world première at Berlinale: Seneca-On the Creation of Earthquakes, by German director Robert Schwentke (The Captain, 2018), in collaboration with John Malkovich in the role of the Roman philosopher and an impressive international cast (with a wonderful Geraldine Chaplin). Watch the amazing teaser: Around the year 65 AD, Seneca, Nero’s teacher suddenly falls into disgrace and is accused of conspiring for the emperor’s death and ha...

Broker, Review: Brokering a deal for heavy, serious, dark cinema

Broker, Review: Brokering a deal for heavy, serious, dark cinema A Japanese film won the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or in 2018, titled Shoplifters. It was directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. The following year, a South Korean film bagged the honours. It was called Parasite. After the lean, Covid years of 2020 and 2021, we have a South Korean film directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda, called Broker, releasing in 2022. The film competed for the Palme d’Or, but bagged only the Ecumeni...

WMM attends Sundance and Slamdance with 16 Films

14 WMM films and filmmakers are headed to the 2023 Sundance Film Festival, including IT'S ONLY LIFE AFTER ALL, one of the few films selected to screen on Opening Night! Emily Abi-Kheirs, Manager of Filmmaker Services, will be in-person and taking meetings. We're also excited to announce that 2 other films are slated for Slamdance!   The following films from our Production Assistance Program will screen at Sundance:   ...

T24: Tiger in a man’s world

T24: Tiger in a man’s world Not often do we see a feature length documentary on a tiger get a theatrical release. But here is one that makes it, thanks to the initiative of brave distributor Anil Thadani’s AA Films. The title refers to the number given to a tiger named Ustaad, who inhabited the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve. Charmed by his majestic looks and gait, short-film-maker Warren Pereira (Lovely Coffee, Salt and Silicone, Moving Higher) decided to capture his movements and li...

Absolution selections on the festival circuit

The Accolade Global Film Competition November 2022  first selectioon and first win for Absolution by Laurene Spohn     Chandler International Film Festival January 21 – 29, 2023 The Chandler International Film Festival is a diversified and pioneering film festival located in Chandler, Arizona. CIFF is going to screen over 120 films from more than 35 countries! Our 9-day (January 21-29, 2023) festival will include Red Carpet, Opening Cer...
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