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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     ...

ScreenSingapore today announced finalists for the Southeast Asian Film Financing (SAFF) Project Market 2020.

Ten projects from China, Malaysia, Myanmar, Netherlands, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand were selected based on the project’s co-production viabilities and the strength of the filmmaking team. This year’s SAFF Project Market sees entries coming in from 14 countries and regions across Asia, Europe and North America, including first-timers from Finland, France, and Iran. Taking Asian Storytelling to the World Since its launch in 2015, the SAFF Project Market has emerged as a r...

800 guests for the first virtual Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

  The first virtual Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event welcomes more than 800 guests  Today, the 19th edition of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, taking place virtually this year, kicks off with its online programme including over 50 workshops, panels and seminars, hundreds of 1:1 meetings, and more than 800 accredited film industry professionals.   According to Marge Liiske ...

AVIA closes the year on a high note with its biggest turnout yet for the Asia Video Summit

This year's summit was attended by over 1000 delegates globally and featured the industry's first hybrid event with live gatherings in both Hong Kong and Singapore. The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) held its annual state of the industry event, the Asia Video Summit (the Summit), which was supported by Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as the Lead Sponsor, on 10 to 12 November 2020 with resounding success as over 1000 deleg...

European Film Forum in Tallinn: zooming in transformation of the film industry during COVID 19

European Film Forum in Tallinn: zooming into leadership resilience, foresight and transformation of the film industry during COVID19   The COVID19 outbreak has severely hit the audiovisual industry, with some estimates projecting losses up to EUR 24 billion in the next five years. Yet, despite the dramatic recession, a new-generation industry and business leadership is emerging to steer the cinema sector out of the crisis through actions of resilience, foresight and transf...

The 2nd Asia Pacific Screen Forum starts today

The 6-day conference will deliver a hit of optimism on what the future of the industry has in store as it regenerates after a tumultuous year globally.  The global line-up of leading filmmaking and industry talent hail from eighteen countries and areas and the event is set to be more accessible and inclusive than ever before as it goes digital. REGISTER TO ATTEND   ...

Some amazing short films to watch

One of the goals of cinema is to show you a full story arc and growth of the characters. For a film to fit a standard 90 minute run time, numerous scenes have to be left out and the final project must still convey the full message that the director is inspired by. With short films, you have to say what you want to say in an even shorter time, and on occasion, the results are phenomenal. The condensed structure makes for an enjoyable viewing experience that has a certain magic th...

Surprise Hit of AFM!!! TROMA Entertainment's "SLASH HIT", SLASHENING: THE FINAL BEGINNING

TROMA ENTERTAINMENT's Latest Theatrical Release SLASHENING: THE FINAL BEGINNING, Slices & Dices Insane Misogynistic Vices While Making Way For #FanTOXIC Feminism & Horror Equality! Drive-In Premiere, Friday the 13th at the World Famous, Bel Aire Drive-In & Diner in Queens, New York!!!!!!!     Check out: www.Troma.com Troma Now! Streaming service - www.Watch.Troma.com Troma ...

TriCoast Worldwide & Rock Salt Releasing want more meetings: extending afm by a week

There were so many people to meet, in so many different time zones, that we are extending our meetings through next week (16-21 Nov, 2020). NEW FILM LINEUP       Recently Completed LOVELAND Sci-fi Noir   In a near future Asian megacity, Jack, a hired mercenary, lives a lonely and monotonous existence filled with robotic lovers and callous executions...

Closing AFM with blues

If you missed the virtual concerts you can watch them in replay... without the interactions... World Premiere Concert from The Bluehouse Outfit USA World Premiere Concerts: Mark Vennis & Different Place  ...

Bowie film courts controversy at Raindance Film Festival

Another month has gone by, and another film festival that we couldn't attend in person has been and gone. Hopefully, we'll be able to attend a few in person next year, but in the meantime, we're taking what we can get from virtual festivals. We're glad that the organizers of the virtual events have found a way to go ahead with them at all, and in doing so, they've treated us to some truly spectacular premieres. They've also handed out a few controversial awards, as we&#...

AFM Day 5: Friday Sessions News & Updates

  FRIDAY SESSIONS 8:00AM PST Protecting and Increasing Your Revenue: How Do You Control Who Benefits from Your Content Online? Everything You Imagine In One Country: Colombia   9:30AM PST  DISTRIBUTION CONFERENCE - Session I Working with Sales Agents Keep Calm and Carry On Filming     11:00AM PST  DISTRIBUTION CONFERENCE - Session II Deciphering Streaming Models & The Path to VOD Distribution Shooting in Spain...

New horror extravaganza from Summer Hill Entertainment: Exorcism at 60,000 Feet! Flying can be hell!

  Just in time for AFM!!!  It is my pleasure to present to you Exorcism at 60,000 Feet!  The latest horror extravaganza from writer, producer, director, Chad Ferrin, known for The Prophecy, Parasites, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.  The film was produced by Robert Rhine, whose credits include Tremors, Toy Soldiers and Problem Child.  It features such legendary horror talent as Lance Henriksen, ...

The House of Film premiere titles for AFM

TAHI What do our lives today have in common with those of original cultures in the world's most remote places? Just about everything."TAHI - The Human Journey" tells a story of global connection by following the lives of people the world over. Beautifully photographed in worldwide locations, the film captures the beauty of human culture and natural beauty in a magnificent achievement filmed storytelling. Follow the journey in Nepal, India, Thailand, Hong Kong, USA, First Nations...

AFM Day 4: Thursday Sessions News & Updates

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Call for Entry - IISFF - CINEMASCOPE AWARDS 2020

Indian International Short Film Festival - CINEMASCOPE AWARDS Coming Soon . Date - 16th to 24th Dec 2020 Time - 10-7pm Online Screening Submit Your Film Now for EXCLUSIVELY DISCOUNT ON FilmFreeway - Now Special 50% discount on entry fees of any category Use Waiver code - IISFF2020 Standard Fees - $29.00 Student Fees - $24.00 Gold Member Fees - $20.00 Last Date of Submission 30 Nov,2020 We welcome all the dedicated people to join us in our festival and make this festiva...

The New Normal: Film Finance + Industry Change LIVE Panel Event November 11

Exclusive *LIVE* Panel Event - LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE Wed, November 11, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST Imperial Savage and Creation Entertainment Media, presents The New Normal: Film Finance + Industry Change // *LIVE* Panel Event in partnership with filmfestivals.com   About this Event Imperial Savage and Creation Entertainment Media, alongside global industry partners and friends, will be discussing the changes in the ...

Third Annual “Production Without Borders” Event Spotlights the Future of the Global Film Industry During Virtual Film Market

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On November 10, 2020 at 11 a.m. PST, Cloud 21 International (www.cloud21.com) and Kultura PR International (www.kulturapr.com) presented the third installment of "Production Without Borders,” a special event held during the annual film market. The virtual event, watched by the global film community, featured a lively discussion with Yasmine Al Massri (Quantico, Refugee, Caramel, Miral), Larry Kasanoff (Threshold Entertainment Group, Mort...

Baltic Event Co-Production Market presents 19 projects this year

  The official selection of the Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2020, which runs on November 25-26, is more international than ever welcoming projects from Israel and the Philippines for the first time. As Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event has Russia in Focus this year, Russia is represented at the co-production market with five projects.    Leana Jalukse, Co-Production Market Manager, said that despite the unexpectedly difficult year for the film industry and everyone in ge...

AFM Day 3: Wednesday Sessions News & Updates

  DAILY NEWS WEDNESDAY SESSIONS     8:00AM PST ...

Submissions open for the Julien Dubuque Film Festival

The festival will run April 18 – 25, 2021 We are now accepting submissions for the 2021 Julien Dubuque Film Festival and awarding over $25,000! You can submit your film via filmfreeway, or contact us for more information.     October 10, 2020 Earlybird Deadline   January 4, 2021 Regular Deadline January 25, 2021 Late Deadline February 3, 2021 Extended Deadline Email I  467 Bluff Street Dubuqu...

Go2Films Picks Up New Haifa IFF's Winning Doc - LEAVING PARADISE

News on acquisitions, festival screenings and markets             We're excited to announce that we have picked up the new WINNER of Best Documentary Award at Haifa International Film Festival 2020 LEAVING PARADISE     ...

First look from Streamline at AFM, Arclight Films handling worldwide rights

The first look photo for the new sports thriller STREAMLINE starring Jason Isaacs (Hotel Mumbai, The Patriot, Netflix’s “The OA”) and Levi Miller (Pan, Red Dog franchise, A Wrinkle in Time). The film is written and directed by Tyson Wade Johnston. Pictured Levi Miller (photo credit Tom Byrnes)   Five-times Olympic gold medalist Ian Thorpe consulted and prepared Levi Milller for his role and the amazing portray of the cutthroat world of competitive swimming.   S...

VIDEO: learn from the AFM Panel 'Festivals, Markets and Streaming in the New World'

The panel was hosted by AFM November 10th, presented by Filmocracy.  Here is the full capture thanks to Filmocracy. The independent film world has been turned upside down, with production being halted, theaters closing and live events going virtual. What will this mean to the “business” of movies, the function of festivals and the blurring lines of digital distribution? From economics to discovery, sales to audience engagement, how do we face film exhibition in a new world...

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