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Rémi Bonhomme moves from Cannes Critic's Week to Marrakech Fest

MARRAKECH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL APPOINTS NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR FOR 19TH EDITION, TO BE HELD 13 TO 21 NOVEMBER 2020 The Marrakech International Film Festival Foundation has appointed Rémi Bonhomme Artistic Director of the Festival and the Atlas Workshops. Rémi Bonhomme (France) began his career in Lebanon as a cultural officer at the French Institute in Beirut before co-founding the independent Metropolis Cinema and producing the Lebanese feature film Every Day Is a Holiday (...

Programming Documentaries DOC NYC 2019

  Held in New York City each year DOC NYC is the largest documentary festival in North America and has been expanding each year. The tenth annual edition was held from November 6-15  2019 in several downtown venues. Basil Tsiokos serves as the Director of Programming for DOC NYC Claus Mueller is the New York Correspondent for the London-based Claus Mueller:  Do you observe any thematic changes in your  2019 program compared to 2018 ...

APOX film festival

  Relive Association   Zadbone 16   51551 Veli Losinj     APOX Film Festival Press Release     The cultural event APOX Film Festival, which is being held for the first time on the island of Lošinj, wishes to thank everyone who will participate in such a great event in this area. The goal is to bring culture and media together, connect young people and film enthusiasts to participate in this project. The...

Rachael Brister named new CEO at The Provincetown Film Society (PFS)

  Experienced nonprofit arts leader, Rachael Brister, named new CEO   The Provincetown Film Society (PFS) announced today that after a national search, Rachael Brister has been hired as the organization’s new CEO. Brister will also serve as the Executive Director of The Provincetown International Film Festival.   Brister brings over 20 years of film festival, nonprofit leadership, marketing and fundraising experience to The Provincetown Film Society. Brister’s f...

Matsalu Nature Film Festival Grand Prix Award goes to Sharkwater Extinction

Message for Rob's parents about the win in Matsalu (Estonia) by Heli Tetlov, the festival programmer w<ho filmed the ceremony for Brian and Sandy Stewart.     MAFF 2019 AWARDS _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   Grand Prix Sharkwater Extinction, USA Director Rob Stewart  JURY: This film has a clear and strong conservational message, showing emotional de...

Video Interview with Intishal Al Timimi, El Gouna Film Festival director

Intishal Al Timimi, El Gouna Film Festival  director spoke to about the festival's past three edition, afull review of a very successfull venture establishing the newly founded festival as one of the must do destination in the region. Honoring Arab Cinema Black Nights Film Festival held an industry lunch on Tuesday November 26, 2019 in the Nordic Hotel Forum, Sirius Room  ...

International Thai FIlm Festival 2019 (14-15.Sept.2019)

International Thai Film Festival 2019 is coming! (14-15.09.2019) ITFF2019 will be hold on the 14th-15th of Septermber 2019 at the amazing Ultra Arena of SHOW DC Bangkok, Thailand. For more info, visit: Get Your Ticket to secure your entry and to pick your seat today at: To be up-to-date with ITFF, please like / follow our Facebook

Press Conference with Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Frémaux

Cannes Film Festival director, Therry Frémaux gave some remarks yesterday during press conference. He expressed how special it was that Quentin Tarantino will be returning with his new film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, a whole 25 years after the release of Pulp Fiction. He also expressed his reasons for choosing Alejandro Inaritu as the Judge for the festival's jury, stating that "there were a lot of reasons to choose him as he comes from a land that is less represented in c... will hold the annual Wine Tasting for Festival Directors Reception May 22 returns May 22 with its traditional annual reception for festival organizers in Cannes. Wine tasting with wines from France and from all these beautiful places in the world where festivals take place. Special thanks to our friends from Estonia for hosting the festivities at their Pavilion. RSVP for festival directors.     ...

Last Chance to Catch #Tribeca2019!

NEW YORK, NY:  Mustafa ÖNDER It's your last chance to catch #Tribeca2019!  There are still plenty of opportunities to see some amazing new films and events before It wrap up Sunday.  This year's Festival included 113 feature-length films, 63 short films, and 33 immersive storytelling projects representing 44 countries. Screenings of the award-winning films will take place throughout the final day of the Festival, Sunday, May 5th, at various venues. ...

2019 Tribeca Film Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow

    NEW YORK, NY:  Mustafa ÖNDER   The Tribeca Film Festival will kicks off April 24 with the world premiere of HBO documentary “The Apollo” at the iconic Harlem venue. The documentary by director Roger Ross Williams follows the history of the Apollo, and includes new interviews with Patti LaBelle, Pharrell Williams, Smokey Robinson and Jamie Foxx. It also tracks a new production of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “B...

Hunter Todd, Houston Worldfest founding director, talks to

Learn from the festival director who gave their first festival prize to Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ang Lee, the Coen brothers, : the mission, th ehistory, the gala, the regatta, the city, the ambiance : things you need to know about Worldfest Houston.   ...

VIDEO Interview with Craig Prater, president Heartland Film Festival

Craig Prater, President of Heartland International Film Festival joined the 28-year old organization in 2016.  Previous to his current position, he served with entertainer Sonny Bono as the Executive Director of the Palm Springs International Film Festival, co-founded the PS International Short Film Festival and co-founded the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival. he spoke in Palm Springs during AMDOCS with     ...

10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival Tickets!

The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival is happening May 5 - 12!   We have an INCREDIBLE line-up on Indie Films this year. From inspiring docs to experimental shorts to hilarious comedies! Truly something for every indie film lover!    Get tickets today! For updates on our amazing selections follow us on social! Facebook Twitter  Instagram ...

The Hollyweed Film Festival Director - Keith Kurlander

Tired of rejection ? Get UR Film seen at the HOLLYWEED FILM FESTIVAL. Read all about it here. ...

Early Deadline tomorrow March 15th

Hey Film Makers, Writers and Directors, So tomorrow is the Early Deadline for our Forty and Over Film Festival and just wanted to give a shoutout to everyone to get their films in before the fee goes up. We are so excited to see the amazing films coming in so far and can't wait to see what else is out there!    Good luck everyone!! Frank Festival Director ...


Boston Jewish Film Announces Susan K. Adler as New Executive Director

Boston Jewish Film is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Adler as the new Executive Director. Adler brings more than 20 years experience in leading nonprofits, extensive development work, and strategic planning to the organization. She previously held executive roles at Cradles to Crayons, Inc., The ALS Association, and the Utility Contractors’ Association of New England, Inc. Adler’s background includes the development and management of many organization’s co...

VIDEO: Dieter Kosslick jokes during the Berlinale Kamera to Sandra Schulberg

Nothing like a good joke on film professionals. Thank you Dieter Kosslick. Checck this one: "The german filmmaker trying to take a power breakfast meeting with an american buyer at AFM, an ending in the shower?."   ...

VIDEO: Opening introduction of Sundance 2019 Robert Redford, his 34th introduction speech!

The 2019 Sundance Film Festival kicks off with Robert Redford, Executive Director Keri Putnam, Festival Director John Cooper, Director of Programming Kim Yutani, and select programmers sharing what this year has in store. Be a part of the community, a part of the conversation and watch the VIDEO.       ...

Cucalorus Board Member Jackie Olive Premieres at Sundance!

Always in Season Premieres this Saturday at Sundance! Works-in-Progress graduate, alumni of the Residency Artist Program, Filmed in NC Grant Recipient, and current Cucalorus Board Member premieres her film Always in Season at Sundance this Saturday! Congratulations, Jackie!! Get details about the Premiere >> ...

10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival - Discounted All Day Passes!

ATTENTION NYC Indie Film Fest supporters - We hope you're just as excited as us for the upcoming 10th Annual Festival! Ten years is a big deal, and we're gonna celebrate accordingly! Wanna get your passes asap? Luckily for you, they're discounted! Head on over to FilmFreeway and purchase your passes. For any questions email us at     ...


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