Film Festivals

36th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) Entries

The 2010 Metro Manila Film Festival committee revealed the eight (8) official entries of MMF for 2010.  The 36th Metro Manila Film Festival will start exactly on Christmas Day, December 25, 2010 and will end on January 7, 2011. Here’s the 2010 Metro Manila Film Festival Official Entries Ang Agimat ni Enteng or Enteng Agimat (A Spin-Off) A comedy, action, fantasy film starring Vic Sotto and Bong Revilla by M-Zet/GMA Films/Octo Arts Films/Imus Productions/APT Productions. […]

2010 Burbank International Film Festival

2010 Burbank International Film Festival

Charlie Valentine by director Ray Cavaleri took home the award for Best Feature at the Burbank International Film Festival. The film follows a professional criminal , on the run, as he tries to reconcile with his estranged son after 30 years. Gus, An American Icon, described as “is a humble tribute to the legacy of Gus Giordano, the founding father of Jazz Dance” took the award for Best Documentary. The complete list of winners include: […]

2010 Rome Film Festival Winners

2010 Rome Film Festival Winners

Director Olias Barco’s ‘Kill Me Please’, won the Marc’Aurelio Jury Award for Best Film at the Rome Film Festival. The Belgian film is described as “An irresistible, grotesque black comedy, shot in black and white, and very politically incorrect.” Medical pioneer Dr Kruger (Aurélien Recoing) wants to rectify suicide. His dream is to create a therapeutic framework where suicide is no longer a tragedy but a simple, medically assisted act. His exclusive clinic attracts a […]

Third Annual 2010 Bel-Air Film Festival Announces Winners

Third Annual 2010 Bel-Air Film Festival Announces Winners

The 2010 Bel-Air Film Festival (BAFF) held its third annual event October 14th-19th. The festival screened 58 films; venues included the UCLA James Bridges Theater and Clarity Theaters, Beverly Hills. Opening night included a special screening of Walk a Mile in My Pradas starring Tom Arnold. Actress Christina Collard hosted the evening and honored Brian Austin Green (Beverly Hills 90210) with the “Best Actor Award,” Kathy Najimy (Sister Act, King of the Hill ) with […]

Gallaudet University in DC Hosts WORLDEAF Cinema Festival

The nominations are in for WORLDEAF Cinema Festival’s (WDCF) filmmaker award competition taking place Nov. 4 through 7 at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.  Out of a staggering 173 submissions from 132 filmmakers from 30 countries, the 11-member judging committee has selected 17 films from seven countries.  A complete list of the nominated films is below. Films were submitted in five professional categories, including Best Narrative, Best Documentary, Best Short, Best Mini-15 and Best Film […]

New Media Film Festival Saturday Panels and Screenings

The New Media Film Festival announce the second full day of entertainment and industry panels and screenings for the San Francisco Bay Area event starting  at 9:00 AM, Saturday, November 6, 2010. The two-day event will have something for everyone from SRC (Socially Responsible Content), Animation, Short Films, Documentary and Narrative Features, to original Web Series programming. Industry panelists include thought-leaders from the technology and entertainment industries. The two-day event is being held at the […]

Academy Awards $450,000 to U.S. Film Festivals in 2011

Academy Awards $450,000 to U.S. Film Festivals in 2011

The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has awarded $450,000 to 30 U.S. film festivals for the 2011 calendar year, Festival Grants Committee Chair Buffy Shutt announced today. The Chicago International Film Festival will be the recipient of a multiyear grant for its World Cinema Spotlight program. It will receive a total of $150,000 over a three-year period. The Nashville Film Festival and the New Orleans Film Festival are each […]

2010 Teaneck International Film Festival

2010 Teaneck International Film Festival

The 5th annual Teaneck International Film Festival will be held Friday-Sunday, November 19-21, 2010 in Teaneck, NJ. According to the festival website, the films being presented this year as part of the “Official Selection” all have an important story to tell relating to our theme – “Activism: Making Change” . From civil rights, to gay rights, to the immigration issue, to corporate greed, to nuclear disarmament, to environmental awareness, to health care, the stories being […]

AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi Announces 8 Red Carpet Galas

AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi today announced its Centerpiece Galas, featuring ABEL (DIR Diego Luna), BARNEY’S VERSION (DIR Richard J. Lewis), BLUE VALENTINE (DIR Derek Cianfrance), CASINO JACK (DIR George Hickenlooper), THE COMPANY MEN (DIR John Wells) and an ensemble Tribute to THE KING’S SPEECH with director Tom Hooper and actors Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush.

 

Also announced today are the films that will be presented as Special Screenings: The U.S. premiere of AMIGO (DIR John Sayles), CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS (DIR Werner Herzog) in 3-D, MADE IN DAGENHAM (DIR Nigel Cole) and RABBIT HOLE (DIR John Cameron Mitchell).

AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi Announces Young Americans And New Auteurs Titles

AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi Announces Young Americans And New Auteurs Titles

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AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi announced that free tickets will be made available to the general public on October 28; AFI members will have advance access to free tickets on October 27.

The festival also revealed the feature films that will screen in its first-ever Young

Americans section and the New Auteurs section, as well as four new feature film awards. AFI FEST 2010 will take place in Hollywood, California at the historic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, the Mann Chinese 6 theatres, the Egyptian Theatre and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel from November 4-11, 2010. {jathumbnail off}

AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi Announces Complete Lineup Of Special Presentations

AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi announced the full slate of Special Presentations to be offered during the festival, including three new events that have been added to the program: CINEMA’S LEGACY WITH SCREENWRITER AARON SORKIN on November 7; ON ACTING – A CONVERSATION WITH HALLE BERRY on November 9; and a secret screening in Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on November 9 at 9:30 p.m featuring an upcoming major Hollywood release. The title of the secret […]

Black Swan To Open Virginia Film Festival

Black Swan To Open Virginia Film Festival

The 23rd Annual Virginia Film Festival kicks off tonight (the festival runs November 4 – 7) and will feature more than 100 films, including high-profile, first-run features, beloved classics and cutting-edge documentaries and engaging shorts. The weekend will also feature an array of high-profile guests, special events, parties and community events in a weekend designed to spotlight and illuminate cinema’s unique power to enlighten and entertain. The Virginia Film Festival is presented by the University […]