2nd Cheyenne International Film Festival Is Scheduled For May 20 – 22, 2011

2nd Cheyenne International Film Festival Is Scheduled For May 20 – 22, 2011

The 2nd Cheyenne International Film Festival (CIFF2) is scheduled for May 20 – 22, 2011 at the historic Atlas Theater in Downtown Cheyenne, Wyoming. Set to make its big screen premiere is “Cordially, Georgia O’Keeffe“. The film chronicles a visit by artist Georgia O’Keeffe and her sister, Claudia, to Ward, […]

Rapper Ja Rule To Star In Christian Movie

Rapper Ja Rule To Star In Christian Movie

Rapper Ja Rule will reportedly be starring in faith-based movie called “I’m in Love with a Church Girl,” alongside Stephen Baldwin and Adrienne Bailon. According to Examiner, the film which was written by Pastor Galley Molina while in prison serving a five year sentence in 1996, tells the story of […]

Peter Fonda to Accept Artivist Award at 7th Artivist Film Festival Awards

Peter Fonda to Accept Artivist Award at 7th Artivist Film Festival Awards

The Artivist Collective will announce the Artivist Award winners at the 7th Annual Artivist Film Festival. These awards honor those artists whose exemplary work in their community stands out as a shining example of one’s ability to change the world for the better. Actor Peter Fonda will accept the Artivist […]

Winners of the 47th Golden Horse Awards

Winners of the 47th Golden Horse Awards

The 47th Golden Horse Awards, Chinese Oscars, were recently presented in Taipei. When Love Comes by Chang Tso-chi, a drama centered on a teenage daughter in a dysfunctional family, was the big winner taking home awards for Best Picture, Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction. The complete list of winners […]

2010 International Film Festival of India International Competition Section Lineup

2010 International Film Festival of India International Competition Section Lineup

International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2010 will present a feast of 18 films in the International Competition Section. Previously restricted to feature films from Asia, Asia Pacific, Africa and Latin America, this year the International Competition Section has been made open to all feature films from across the world. […]

21st Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe) award-winners

21st Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe) award-winners

Giorgos Lanthimos’ film Kynodontas (Dogtooth) took the top prize, KINGFISHER Award, at the 21st Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe) held in the Slovenian capital, November 10 – 21. Dogtooth, the film about a husband and wife who keep their children imprisoned within their house and pretend that this is normal, […]

Snow Film Fest NYC Presented By Skullcandy Announces 2010 Awards

Snow Film Fest NYC Presented By Skullcandy Announces 2010 Awards

The first annual Snow Film Fest NYC (SFFNYC) held November 19th and 20th in New York City announced the winners: Best 2010 Ski Film: THE WAY I SEE IT. Matchstick Productions brings the audience a work of epic proportions, catching the best athletes doing what the do best- skiing faster, […]

California Independent Film Festival Moving

California Independent Film Festival Moving

After just one year in Orinda, the ContraCostaTimes is reporting that the California Independent Film Festival is moving just a few miles down the road to Moraga and The New Rheem Theatre. Cost was the driving force behind the decision, said festival founder and President Derek Zemrak. Whereas festival organizers had […]

2010 Virginia Film Festival Announces Winners

2010 Virginia Film Festival Announces Winners

Josh Radnor’s happythankyoumoreplease captured the Audience Favorite Award for Best Narrative Feature for the recently-wrapped, and record-setting, 2010 Virginia Film Festival. Radnor’s happythankyoumoreplease also earned the Audience Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. In happythankyoumoreplease “Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, and the keenly challenging specter of adulthood. Sam […]

Pamela Anderson Wants To Do Bollywood

Pamela Anderson Wants To Do Bollywood

Pamela Anderson is currently starring in Big Boss, India’s version of Big Brother and reportedly said that she is a fan of Bollywood and would love to re-launch her career there. ‘Bollywood is funny, colourful with a lot of song and dance, exactly what I’d love to do in a […]

15 Documentary Features Advance In 2010 Oscar® Race

15 Documentary Features Advance In 2010 Oscar® Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 83rd Academy Awards®. One hundred-one pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 15 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with […]

24th Leeds International Film Festival Award Winners

24th Leeds International Film Festival Award Winners

The 24th Leeds International Film Festival has announced the winners of its several competitions. “Tuesday, After Christmas” by Radu Muntean wins the Golden Owl Award at the 24th Leeds International Film Festival 2010. A Special Mention wentto Hitoshi Yazaki’s “Sweet Little Lies”. “Tuesday, After Christmas”  is “an exquisitely crafted portrait of a […]

Joel Mchale To Serve As Host For 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards

Joel Mchale To Serve As Host For 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced today that Joel McHale, star of NBC’s Community, will serve as host for the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards.  The 26th edition of the awards will be held at the beach in […]

Tribeca Film Acquires Powerhouse Drama The Bang Bang Club

Tribeca Film Acquires Powerhouse Drama The Bang Bang Club

Tribeca Film has acquired US rights to The Bang Bang Club, a gripping drama based on the incredible lives of a group of young photojournalists whose graphic images drew the world’s attention to South Africa during the last stages of apartheid while enduring the stresses, tensions, and moral dilemmas of […]

Calgary International Film Festival Lays Off Almost All Fulltime Staff

Calgary International Film Festival Lays Off Almost All Fulltime Staff

A decline in funding has forced the Calgary International Film Festival to lay off most of its full-time staff, including the director of programming, Trevor Smith, director of operations Christian Argyll and sponsorship marketing manager Danielle Kondruk, leaving executive director Jacqueline Dupuis as the only full-time staff member. The decision […]

Record-breaking Year For Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival

Record-breaking Year For Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival

The Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival has reported that this year was a record-breaking year for the festival, with the highest ticket sales ever. Over 18,400 tickets were sold, compared to the approximately 17,900 sold last year. The Festival presented Audience Awards for: Best Feature, Best Debut Feature, Best Short, […]

OWN:Oprah Winfrey Network Acquires Three Documentaries

OWN:Oprah Winfrey Network Acquires Three Documentaries

After applying her Midas touch to the book publishing world with her book club, talk-show queen Oprah Winfrey is looking to do the same to the film world with a documentary club. OWN:Oprah Winfrey Network has announced it has acquired three films, “One Lucky Elephant,” “65_RedRoses” and “Most Valuable Players,” […]

Australian Raid Targets Banned Gay Zombie Film

Australian Raid Targets Banned Gay Zombie Film

Canadian director Bruce LaBruce’s controversial gay porn horror film LA Zombie, which stars a French porn star as a schizophrenic homeless man who believes he is a cannibalistic ghoul,” and depicts homosexual sex, full-frontal male nudity, and necrophilia, was withdrawn from the Melbourne International Film Festival in July after it […]

CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival 2011 dates announced!

CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival 2011 dates announced!

CMJ Network, Inc. has announced the dates for its 2011 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival. The festival will take place from Tuesday, October 18 to Saturday, October 22, 2011 in New York City. The annual festival, celebrating its 31st year, will once again be headquartered in downtown Manhattan with […]

15 Animated Features Line Up for 2010 Oscar® Race

15 Animated Features Line Up for 2010 Oscar® Race

Fifteen features have been accepted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 83rd Academy Awards®. The 15 features are: “Alpha and Omega” “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” “Despicable Me” “The Dreams of Jinsha” “How to Train Your Dragon” “Idiots and Angels” “The Illusionist” “Legend […]