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Jonathan Shapiro is on board at the Wavescape Film Festival.

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Controversial cartoonist Zapiro will be decorating a surfboard, along with other well-known artists such as Guy Tillim, Brett Murray and Richard Scott, that will be exhibited from December 1 to 8 at the Field Office, in Barrack Street, Cape Town, and auctioned for charity on Thursday 8 December.  The art exhibition is part of the 7th edition of the Wavescape Film Festival, which is presented by Pick 'n Pay. The 2011 festival features an open air screening on Clifton 4th Beach, and indoor...

CAMBOFEST, Cambodia Film Festival travels to New York City and beyond

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CAMBOFEST (www.cambofest.com), Cambodia's first international film festival event since the end of the Khmer Rouge regime - and Cambodia's only indie film festival! - celebrates its half-decade mark with a screening of shorts from its recent 4th edition in Manhattan, New York City in December.  CamboFest later continues its US tour with a stop in Los Angeles and other cities before moving on to Canada, Mexico, and other global host venues. The Manhattan event, hosted by New Filmmake...

IFFR appoints Bianca Taal as programmer for 2012 edition

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The International Film Festival Rotterdam has appointed Bianca Taal as programmer for its upcoming edition. Bianca will oversee the 2012 selection of feature length films from Greece, Turkey, Israel, Iran and the Arab world. She is also a member of the CineMart Selection Committee. After finishing her Film and Television Studies at the University of Utrecht, Bianca Taal started working with the International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2001 as a staff member of the Hubert Bals Fund and ...

8th Annual ReelHeART International Film Festival - Open Call for Film and Screenplay Entries

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  ReelHeART 2012 Open Call for Entries 13 EXCITING CATEGORIES OF COMPETITION TO CHOOSE FROM 11 Film Competitions ** 2 Screenplay Competitions **Please Note: All films MUST be a premiere. We do not recycle films screened at other fests in Toronto. In the least, we MUST have a ** Toronto Premiere**   Submit online DIRECT at ReelHeART and we'll give you $15 OFF your Entry fee With Our Director's Discount!      Email us Today! ...

IFFR appoints programmers Inge de Leeuw and Evgeny Gusyatinskiy

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The International Film Festival Rotterdam has appointed two new festival programmers. Inge de Leeuw (the Netherlands) will select films from the English-speaking world and Evgeny Gusyatinskiy (Russia) from Russia, Central and Eastern Europe. Festival director Rutger Wolfson on the appointments: “Having contributed vigorously to the success and character of the IFFR for many years, programmers Erwin Houtenbrink, Ludmila Cvikova and Irma Dulmers have left the festival. The enormous range of fil...

XXVI. Black International Cinema Berlin 2011 - Festival Impressions

Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith, Berlin/USA, Co-Founder/Producer/Director/Publisher Fountainhead® Tanz Theatre / Black International Cinema Berlin / The Collegium - Forum & Television Program Berlin / Cultural Zephyr e.V. photo: Michael Jurisch http://www.black-international-cinema.com/BIC11/html/fotos_11/bic11_fotos_may4.html

Corrections regarding Claus Mueller's article about Cambodian Cinema

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In June 2010 I received the following email from New York based correspondent and Cambodian cinema afficianado Claus Mueller:   From: Claus Mueller <filmexchange@gmail.com> To: The CamboFest Team <info@cambofest.com> Subject: Re: combofest lite december 2010 Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 14:35:29 -0400   Hello JR In late April we communicated about  CamboFestLite.....Since I may be in Phnom Penh in December I am most interest...

CALLING FOR SHORT FILM ENTRIES! Love Your Shorts Film Festival

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CALLING FOR ENTRIES! Visit www.LoveYourShorts.com to enter. The 2012 Love Your Shorts Film Festival (LYSFF) will be held February 10-12 at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center in downtown Sanford, Florida. The LYSFF screens only short films under 30 minutes in length. Films are divided into different blocks for screening. Audience members at each block vote for their favorite film and winners are announced on the spot. The winning films from each block advance to a fin...

SURGE Honors the Officialy Selected Films of the SURGE 2011 Film Fest. SURGE 2012 is now accepting film/script entries.

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Screenwriter and Director Rio Collier of the B Media Collective seen here in 2011 after she received the SURGE 'Eternal Flame' award for keeping the flame of equality and social justice burning bright for all the world to see. She received the award for her inspiring film 'Armed with Art: A New Revolution is Necessary - "Armad@s Con Arte. Una Nueva Revolucion es Nescesaria." It was filmed throughout Mexico and shown at the Historic Academy Theater en Español ...

Fantastic Zagreb, the Founders Zay...

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 This year was the kick off to the new film festival FANTASTIC ZAGREB. I loved the statement of the festival directors so much but it could only be found in the film program so I have decided to share it with you here by transcribing it word for word. :-)Founders of the Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival statement:"WELCOME...From Paris to Tokyo, from Berlin to Toronto, from Venice and Cannes to Abu Dhabi, Stockholm and Porto... We traveled half way around the world, visited numerous film festi...

FILM FORUM ZADAR: NEW STIMULI FOR EUROPE

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Author: Jan Wilms Saturday, 2. July 2011 09:00 For the second time, the Film Forum Zadar will take place in Croatia in August. Its exceptional position in Europe has meanwhile been recognised by the film industry. Founder and director is the Oberhausen-based film maker Sergej Stanojkovski. An Interview. 2010LAB.tv: You founded the Film Form Zadar in 2010 and in 2011, it was already part of the "Producers Network" within the framework of the "Marche du Film" ...

FILMFORUM ZADAR: NEUE IMPULSE FÜR EUROPA

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Autor: Jan Wilms Dienstag, 21. Juni 2011 12:50 Im August findet in Kroatien zum zweiten Mal das Filmforum Zadar statt. Seine Sonderstellung in Europa wird mittlerweile auch in der Filmindustrie anerkannt. Als Gründer und Direktor fungiert der Oberhausener Filmemacher Sergej Stanojkovski. Ein Interview. 2010LAB.tv: Sie haben das Filmforum Zadar erst 2010 gegründet, bereits 2011 nahm es am „Producers Network“ im Rahmen der Messe „Marche du Film” beim Cannes Film Fe...

FZIFF founder and filmmaker

Fantastic Zagreb founder Stjepan Hundic and filmmaker of THE POSSESSION OF EMMA EVANS (2010) Manuel Carballo, partying as usual. photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Fantastic Zagreb

Fantastic Zagreb founder Stjepan Hundic in mid fest, quite satisfied with the proceedings of the festival as yet.photo by Vanessa McMahon 

German TV Segment about CamboFest, Cambodia Film Festival

German TV Segment about CamboFest, Cambodia Film Festival, including interviews with local YAHRD youth group members trained to run the event's 4th edition, and fest founder/co-organizer Jason Rosette of Camerado SE Asia

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Wine Tasting & Future of Festivals Panels in Cannes, event exclusively reserved to Festival Directors

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Future of Cinema Salon in Cannes presents Future of Festivals Mingle talk and Wine tasting 2011 Presented by Filmfestivals.com in partnership with Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Põltsamaa Wine May 15th 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm The Estonian Pavilion Village international Marché du Film Espace Pantiero   You are cordially invited to the 5th installment of Future of Cinema Salon in Cannes, a series of panels and exchange arenas which was presented in C...

54th San Francisco International Film Festival Will Present Founder's Directing Award to Oliver Stone

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Director Will Receive Honor at Film Society Awards Night at Bimbo’s 365 Club and Onstage Tribute at Sundance Kabuki CinemasThe San Francisco Film Society announced today that Oliver Stone will be the recipient of the Founder’s Directing Award at the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 21–May 5). The FDA will be presented to Stone at Film Society Awards Night, Thursday, April 28 at Bimbo’s 365 Club.The Film Society’s highly regarded Youth Education program wi...

Want to send in clips for Chinaski Film ?

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I am collaborating on a film that is inspired by Ridley Scott's Life In A Day. If you like to submit footage for the film, just film yourself the day you attend Chinaski concert and upload the clip here: http://chinaski.capsa.cz/ For information in Czech, go here: http://www.chinaski.cz/natoc-sebe or see this video: The top 3 videomakers get to attend the film premiere as well as receive awards. ...

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All there is to DISCOVER!

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Innovative directorial visions, forerunning scripts, unconventional ways of presenting reality and all-stars cast. In the DISCOVERIES section we will present the newest projects of widely known filmmakers as well as the unknown beginners in the cinema industry. We discover the titles of directors from France, US, UK and Chile.   “Stone”, dir.John Curran     The majority of the films in the section has been awarded and appreciated at film...

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