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    We, at, are extremely proud of our relationships and partnerships with these amazing film events: AFM, Venice Production Bridge, Tallinn Black Nights International Film Festival, Industry@Tallinn,  FestForums Santa Barbara, FestForums New York, Montreal International Animation Film Festival - Animaze, WoFF Glasgow, UNAFF, Bridges Festival, Bahamas Int Film Festival, Houston WorldFest, Fa...

The 2023 Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) proudly announces its 2023 Festival Honors to Patricia Clarkson,Todd Haynes and more

    NBFF Honorees Include Patricia Clarkson, Eugenio Derbez, Todd Haynes, Glenn Howerton, Jack Huston, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, William Shatner and Jesse Williams   TIFF Audience Award Winner “American Fiction” Added to the Line-up   The 2023 Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) proudly announces its 2023 Festival Honors. This year’s honorees include:   ●     Patricia Clarkson (pictured above, photo by Par Joella Ma...

Jewish International Film Festival returns to Australian screens 23 Oct – 6 Dec

JEWISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2023: A WORLD OF STORIES FROM THE HEART OF JEWISH CULTUR E   From tales of profound journeys, captivating real-life mysteries to the unsung champions of yesteryears, the Jewish International Film Festival (23 Oct – 6 Dec) graces Australian screens once again, presenting a curated collection of Jewish cinema's most enchanting and illuminating tales from across the world. Featuring 55 Australian premiere films from 19 countries...

Geoff Daniels appointed as Executive Director of Jackson Wild

We're thrilled to announce that Geoff Daniels will join us as the next Executive Director of Jackson Wild. Daniels, who has been a leader in the film and television industry for over 20 years, joins Jackson Wild in its 32nd year of programming. Daniels will lead Jackson Wild's year-round programming and will be responsible for guiding the organization's overall vision and strategy. Shaping the organization's presence globally and locally, Daniels will lea...

VIDEO: Viennale-Trailer 2023: A film by Pedro Costa

The Viennale is Austria’s most important international film event, as well as one of the oldest and best-known festivals in the German-speaking world. Every October, the Viennale takes place in beautiful cinemas in Vienna’s historic center, providing the festival with an international orientation and a distinctive urban flair.   A Film by Pedro Costa (Portugal/Austria 2023, 2 min)   A swan song against the backdrop of a fiery apocalypse? Or is it...

VENICE TV AWARD 2023 winners announced

Proving that great television knows no borders, awards for excellence went to a spread of 29 different countries, with outstanding work rewarded this year from United Kingdom, Germany, USA, Brazil, India, France, Japan, Sweden, Italy, Canada, Finland, Spain, Austria, Australia, Belgium, South Africa, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Argentina, Norway, Mexico, Switzerland, Netherlands, Malaysia, Romania, Singapore, Thailand and South Korea. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees and thank ...

18th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival opens for entry

LAGFF Reaches 18!  Film Submissions Are Now Open  The 18th LAGFF is now open for submissions. We accept new films in all categories – features, documentaries, shorts and animation shorts. We accept works by Greek filmmakers or filmmakers of Greek descent worldwide as well as films about Greece or inspired by Greek culture.    ...

6th New York Baltic Film Festival Schedule & Ticketing Announced

The 6th Annual New York Baltic Film Festival (NYBFF) presented by Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America returns on November 8-19, 2023 as a hybrid festival screening the best new and critically-acclaimed Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian films in-person in NYC November 8-12 and virtually November 10-19. This year, the festival will feature 13 screenings — including eight narrative features, three documentaries, and one TV series — with tw...

MyMetaStories: Films for the first edition of the festival unveiled bringing young European cinema to Minecraft

The first festival to bring young European cinema to Minecraft®.3   Daniela Elstner, Executive Director of Unifrance, unveiled the selection for the 1st edition of MyMetaStories. MyMetaStories is the very first festival to bring cinema to the Metaverse, at the crossroads of cultural and creative industries of film and video games.1st edition, 20 films - 7 features and 13 shorts - have been selected. These films have been screened at major international festivals and come from all ov...

Göteborg Film Festival Replaces Liv Ullmann with Alma Pöysti in AI-Generated Version of Ingmar Bergman's Persona

  What happens to a film when an actor's face is changed? In collaboration with SF Studios, Gothenburg Film Studios and The Ingmar Bergman Foundation, Göteborg Film Festival is producing an AI-generated version of Persona, featuring Alma Pöysti in Liv Ullmann's role as Elisabet Vogler. This cinematic experiment will be screened exclusively once at the Göteborg Film Festival 2024 in the presence of Liv Ullmann and Alma Pöysti. The screening will be followe...

Newport Beach Film Festival opens with “The Absence of Eden” and closes with “The Holdovers”

    The 2023 Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) announced that the festival’s opening night will be the Los Angeles Times Envelope screening of The Absence of Eden, directed by Marco Perego and starring Zoe Saldaña, on Thursday October 12 at the Edwards Big Newport. The festival will close with Focus Features’ The Holdovers, directed by Alexander Payne, on Thursday, October 19 at the Port Theatre. The 24th edition of the festival will be held in person from October...

Black Barbie to open the Indigo Moon Film Fest 2023

Black Barbie is the Opening Night Film! CHECK IT OUT Indigo Moon Film Fest 2023 Fayetteville, NC        October 13-15  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌...

Film Clinic ventures into the Oscars race while representing three Arab Countries

VOY! VOY! VOY!, HANGING GARDENS, FOUR DAUGHTERS   Film Clinic and its distribution arm, Film Clinic Indie Distribution, achieved a remarkable feat once again, with three titles from their production and distribution roster selected by their respective countries of origin — Egypt, Iraq, and Tunisia — to be their official submissions for Best Foreign Film at the 96th Academy Awards. VOY! VOY! VOY!, was chosen by a majority vote of Egypt’s Film Selection Committee to re...

The Martha's Vineyard Film Society welcomes three new Board Members

    This past summer at our annual Board Meeting in July, the Film Society welcomed to its board three new members: Philip Mercier, Michelle Vivian-Jemison, and Susan Kantrowitz.           Philip Mercier   &nbs...

Amplify Pictures award-winning studio has tapped veteran producer Haber to fill the newly created role of Head of Documentary

Lauren Haber Head of Documentary Amplify Pictures  Credit - Lauren Volo    Emmy Award-winning studio Amplify Pictures has appointed veteran documentary producer Lauren Haber as Head of Documentary, it was announced today by Rachel Eggebeen, Amplify Pictures’ Chief Content Officer.  Haber will be based in New York and will report to Eggebeen, who is based in Amsterdam and oversees Amplify Pictures’ scripted and unscripted content slate, which includes ...

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival Australia's Leading Independent Film Festival Calls for Entries

The Revelation Perth International Film Festival is seeking films of all forms, all durations, all subjects and all nationalities for inclusion in the 2024 programme.    Submissions are now open via and close on 1 March 2024.    “One of the best things about working on Revelation is the deep dive we make into the world of international cinema from our global call for entries,” says Festival Director Richard Sowada...

Festival des 3 Continents will award the Distribution Support Award

  45th EDITION OF THE FESTIVAL DES 3 CONTINENTS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION · DISTRIBUTION SUPPORT AWARD A new prize to support film distribution sponsored by SIX ARES – AVENTIM Group, an active promoter from Nantes   For the first time, the professional jury of the Festival des 3 Continents will award the Distribution Support Award, donated by SIX ARES - AVENTIM Group, to one of the feature films in its prestigious international competition.    The 45th edi...

Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival, April 5-7, Announces Worldwide Call for Entries

    The 2024 Cedar Rapids Independent Film Festival will be held April 5-7, 2024 at the Collins Road Theatres, 1462 Twixt Town Road, Marion, Iowa. The festival is now accepting entries statewide, nationwide, and worldwide for the 21st annual event. Complete rules and information are available on the festival website,, and on its FilmFreeway page. The Festival accepts films of all genres and from filmmakers at any level of experience, and there is no date-of-completion req...

2023 CaribbeanTales International Film Festival Awards & Highlights

On Sunday night   CTFF 2023 closed out the in-person portion of  the festival with three more amazing films: DỌLÁPỌ̀ IS FINE by Ethosheia Hylton; Behind the Blue by Kenderson Noray; Yubism:Life and Art of Yubi Kirindongo by Corry van Heijningen, and our 2023 Award Ceremony. Congratulations to all of the winners and to all of the filmmakers who have taken part in this year's festival – We are grateful. Best Feature Documentary It ...

The Bushwick Film Festival returns October 25th - 29th for its 16th edition

Beloved Film Festival Returns for 5 days of Live Screenings, Special Events and more! FEATURING OVER 125+ INDEPENDENT FILMS FROM BROOKLYN AND AROUND THE WORLD TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW  The Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) is excited to announce it will celebrate its 16th anniversary from October 25th - October 29th. Inspired by the notion of the "Sweet Sixteen," a time of personal growth, self-discovery, and newfound independence, this year’s festival ...

Jubilee Golden Prague Festival begins tomorrow. Come and celebrate with us!

  The Golden Prague International Television Festival, the prestigious annual event, held in the esteemed National Theater in Prague, is celebrating 60 years of excellence in music, dance and drama on screen. There are 83 entries battling for the prestigious awards this year and the jurors have had to watch 6906 minutes of film to determine the next prize awardees! The festival has a rich history of honoring exceptional talent in the fields of music and dance, making it a si...

A candidate from Ukraine has been selected to participate in the selection for the Academy award

  On September 18th, the Ukrainian Oscar Committee chose the film that will represent Ukraine among the contenders for the nomination for the Academy award in the category of "Best International Feature Film." The chosen film is 20 Days in Mariupol directed by Ukrainian journalist and photographer Mstyslav Chernov. Alongside Chernov, the film was worked on by photographer Evgeniy Maloletka and field producer Vasilisa Stepanenko. The movie depicts the beginning of a fu...

VIDEO: IBC2023 highlights

IBC2023 : The marketplace where Media leaders and technology pioneers from around the world gathered across bustling exhibition halls, buzzing networking events and packed theatres to define and action the future of media and entertainment.       We are already preparing for IBC2024, taking place ...

HIFF43 Program Is Live!

  HIFF is proud to announce the complete lineup of films for the 43rd Hawai'i International Film Festival (HIFF43) presented by Halekulani. The festival is centered around the theme of diving into creativity, cultures, experiences and new ways of thinking through the vehicle of cinema. Boasting over 186 film selections (91 features & 95 shorts) from across the globe, the lineup is comprised of feature film favorites from major festivals throughout the year, several world and inter...

Steve Gukas and Dotun Olakunri's First Features Project is Uncovering New Nollywood Filmmakers

Courage Obayuwana (in spectatcles) speaks with crew members on set of Kill Boro With its commitment to fostering creativity, diversity, and excellence in filmmaking, the First Features Project is dedicated to elevating Nigerian cinema to global prominence Native Filmworks and Michelangelo Productions announce the resumption of their groundbreaking First Features project as the crew returns to set to shoot "Kill Boro."   The First Featur...


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