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“EFM Goes Global”: Global Market Screening Initiative Kicks Off

“EFM Goes Global” 2021 © Photo: PalaceCinemas  European Film Market This year, the European Film Market will present the debut of the initiative “EFM Goes Global”. This initiative makes films from the official Berlinale selection available for viewing in cinemas by market participants in key film distribution territories outside Europe. The physical screenings will take place in selected “Market Hubs” during the EFM. Tokyo, Melbou...

The three Best Casino Themed Films

We've know the score. You're chilling out at home and you just get that desire to kick back and watch a classic casino movie. Problem is there's just so many to choose between! Are you in the mood for a classic performance such as Paul Newman in The Sting, high stakes poker with The Cincinnati Kid, or maybe something a little more bleak such as more recently released The Gambler? Well they and many others are all great films, but there's going to be very few who can argue ...

Full online program for Avant Première Music + Media Market Vienna 2021

THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR FOR PERFORMING ARTS IN AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA Avant Première Music + Media Market Vienna 2021 : 15-18 February 2021, online via b2match   Avant Première is the international trade fair, marketplace, conference and networking event for music + dance films. As the meeting place for a specialised industry, it unites key international experts + decision makers from major public + private broadcasting stations, streaming + VOD platforms, distr...

Avant Première goes ONLINE in february 21 ahead of EFM

  Avant Première is the international trade fair, marketplace, conference and networking event for music + dance films. As the meeting place for a specialised industry, it unites key international experts + decision makers from major public + private broadcasting stations, streaming + VOD platforms, distribution + film production companies and performing arts institutions. Avant Première 2021 will take place online. All screenings, conference programmes, networ...

Banff World Media Festival introduce their 2021 Content Advisory Board

This year’s advisors are an esteemed group of international industry leaders who will work with our content team to help guide programming for this year's Festival.   ...

Waiting for rescheduled BFM 39 let's go back to the movies together!

Waiting for BFM 39 ⤵ We are about to begin the preparations for the 39th edition of the Festival which, as you know, will take place from April 24 to May 2, 2021; obviously, we cannot foresee what the situation will be like by that time but, in any case, the Festival will be held on those dates, be it on-site or online or both: we need everyone’s help, and we’re not shy to ask those who will read these lines. We shall keep working, with the same conviction and tenacity as...

Tiger Roll: Horse of a Lifetime Documentary

Anyone who is a fan of horse racing in the UK & Ireland will certainly have heard of the horse Tiger Roll. This isn’t an old, ex-racehorse either, Tiger Roll is still in training and currently gearing towards a tilt at the 2021 Grand National. It seems a little strange for a horse to receive a documentary while still in training, and the chances are that we will see a final chapter of this when the horse is retired to finish things off. However, in terms of what the horse has done s...

The Marché du Film hopes to be back in Cannes from 6-15 July 2021 with a blast!

After a 2020 online edition as challenging as it was successful, we’re thrilled to welcome you back onsite this July in Cannes! The Marché du Film team is already working on an exceptional 2021 edition so we can all celebrate global cinema together again. Registration will open on 15 March 2021. We look forward to better days ahead and we can’t wait to see you again in Cannes this summer!     The Festival de Cannes had reserved the right to chan...

The Asia TV Forum & Market 2020 (ATF) made a significant mark in the industry

Despite a difficult 2020, with necessary live events globally having been stifled by the pandemic, the Asia TV Forum & Market 2020 (ATF) made a significant mark in the industry, providing an uncomplicated digital platform aimed to exclusively stimulate connections and networking, in addition to noteworthy learnings, as it closed the year on an encouraging note.   Buyers’ Hunt Off the bat, the latest industry outlook (as of December 4, 2020) from buyers at ATF 2020 showed that...

Submit your docs to Beyond Borders August 22-29, 2021

  International Documentary Festival «Beyond Borders» www.beyondborders.gr 6th International Documentary Festival Castellorizo Island, Greece August 22- 29, 2021 Call for submission 11 January - May 11, 2021 «Castellorizo-The Aegean Island where Documentaries meet History & Culture» The 6th International Documentary Festival «Beyond Borders», Castellorizo island, has the pleasure to invite documentary film-make...

FOCUS: It's a Wrap!

    The FOCUS Digital 2020 journey is over and we hope you enjoyed riding beside us and gained connections and production insight to take into 2021. We were blown away by the number of people watching sessions, having meetings and chatting away on our platform and it was wonderful to extend FOCUS to so many new countries.    ...

MIPTV 2021 will be online, MIPCOM 2021 will run in hybrid form

  As we head towards a new year and hope for better times, we wish to share with you some of our plans for the 2021 editions of MIPTV and MIPCOM, where we are looking forward to gathering the industry through online and in-person events.   MIPTV – the 58th Spring International Television Market – will take place online in April 2021 as will MIPDoc and MIPFormats.  Details of the all-new Digital MIPTV 2021, i...

A show of appreciation to five of the best film festivals in the world

  Filmmakers are always assessing ways in which they can spread awareness around their latest creation. Showcasing a movie at a film festival is a necessity for many as it opens it up to industry professionals and an audience. There’s an array of festivals to choose from, but deciding on the one that is best suited to a particular genre or style of movie can be tricky.   In the same way, games developers might struggle to tap into the ideal market for their gaming release; i...

First-time winners among ATF Pitch Winners

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FIRST-TIMERS AMONG ATF PITCHES WINNERS ATF Animation, Chinese and Formats Pitches champions react to their wins   SINGAPORE, 17 December 2020 – Winners of the Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) Animation, Chinese and Formats Pitches were announced after a series of online Live pitches that took place virtually.   For the pitch winners, clinching the top honours was a recognition of the hard work they have put in. Pang Mee Mee, a Singaporean whose entry won the Chinese scriptw...

BKK DOC Original Award print signed by the artist

                                            The BKK DOC 2020 STEPHFF AWARDS The nominated and the awarded documentaries will have the opportunity to access a dedicated audience online (vod), and offline during the Festival to be held in Bangkok at the prestigious Goethe Institut Bangkok in December. Awarded projects will be entitled to receive the Prest...

Top Four Trending Film News that will Leave You Thrilled

Whether you are watching an engaging documentary, James Bond action movie, Robert de Niro playing online slots in Casino movie, or anything that is captivating as well as entertaining, one thing stands out for sure; the film industry is folk's charisma. Life would be funnier during this festive season as you wait for Santa Clouse to pass by drop some gifts! During these winter months, as freezing cold winter winds curves the landscape with snowstorms, you want to remain...

ATF Online+ Caps Off its First Week with Fresh Insights for 2021

The 21st Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF), Asia's leading entertainment content and conference, capped off the first week of its digital edition - ATF Online+, with 2,320 unique attendees from 60 countries and regions as of 4 December 2020. The platform is available on-demand until 28 February 2021. Pictured Mr. Yeh Chien Ee, President, Asia Pacific, Reed Exhibitions ATF Online+ kicked off with an Opening Ceremony at the new state-of-the-art Hy...

The 39th Edition of Bergamo Film Meeting will take place from April 24 to May 2, 2021.

Rescheduled BFM 39   The 39th edition of Bergamo Film Meeting will take place from April 24 to May 2, 2021, in the format that will be allowed by the current regulations at that time. Therefore, you will have more time to submit your entries for the Competition-Exhibition (fiction feature films) and the Close-Up section (documentaries). The&...

UniFrance presents the 23rd Rendez-vous with French Cinema in Paris

The 23rd UniFrance, in partnership with The international press junket, which takes place alongside the Rendez-vous and which allows French artists to meet with European journalists to accompany the release of the films for the coming year, will operate in a semi-hybrid version: in person for the artists and online for the journalists. Traditionally, more than 350 European buyers come to Paris for this unique event, which is a veritable launching pad for the distr...

FICCI’s Annual Convention & Annual EXPO 2020 opens Dec 11

FICCI’s Annual Convention & Annual EXPO 2020 “Inspired India” Friday, Saturday and Monday, 11-12 & 14 December 2020 FICCI’s 93rd Annual Convention and Annual EXPO 2020 scheduled for 11th, 12th and 14th December 2020. As mentioned, FICCI’s Annual Convention is one of the most awaited congregation of leadership from Government, and Industry, who come together for cross fertilisation of ideas with a high-powered audience, comprising of policymakers, bu...

Ventana Sur is offering from November 30th its usual sections and is adding 2 new programs

Animation! is preparing for the Ronda Internacional de Negocios  where producers from the region will be able to meet with representatives from the main international platforms, sales agents and studios from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Spain, UK and Russia. In alliance with the MIFA, Annecy's Animation Festival and Market, 241 projects were registered, from which 16 finalists were selected to participate in a pitching session with important awards, to which the Plat...

Ventana Sur opens today, November 30th both online and in cinemas in 6 cities

Ventana Sur is the most important market for audiovisual content in Latin America, and it is a must in the schedule of distributors and buyers from the international industry.   Organized by the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) and the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, Ventana Sur brings together all the different players from the audiovisual industry to promote international co-production, financing and distribution of Latin American content. It is al...

ATF Online+ Announces Full Event Line-up

The four-day event will see five power-packed segments and new In Development programs SINGAPORE, Nov 26, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) 2020 returns in less than a week with a jam-packed schedule tailored for the online audience. Pictured: Mornings with Industry Leaders: Adam Lewinson, Dr Michael Gryseels, Archana Anand, Jon Penn, Jimin Fang, Priya Dogra and Jacques du Puy (L-R) Charging forward into 2021 and into the realm of content connecti...

FilmEx returns next january as a virtual gathering....

Film Festival Alliance is the sole professional organization for film festivals and the people who run them. We foster a collaborative global community for mission-driven film festivals, advocates for a sustainable and inclusive environment within the cinema exhibition ecosystem and creates a powerful collective voice for our industry.   Join us virtually this January for FilmEx A series of talks, panels, presentations, and meetings focusing on innovation, technological ana...

Official Selection BKK DOC 2020 - Bangkok International Documentary Awards 2020

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We will reveal the 40 nominees to BKK DOC 2020 Official Selection competing for an Awards, on Saturday 28th November 2020 Watch the Official Selection presentation premiering on Youtube on 28.11.2020 at 8:00pm (Bangkok time) => LINK TO YOUTUBE <=   Join us live Facebook Live 28.11.2020 from 7:30pm (Bangkok time) LINK TO FACEBOOK LIVE     ...

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