New Indie Film: “Being From Another Planet” to Premiere in Michigan

New Indie Film: “Being From Another Planet” to Premiere in Michigan

“Being From Another Planet,” an independent film by The Coughing Dog Pictures that was shot primarily shot in Michigan cities of Marine City and Richmond will have its premiere on Friday night, March 25 in Marine City, Michigan. Written and directed by Joseph Parcell, the film is about a teen […]

26 documentaries to screen in Special Presentations program at 2011 Hot Docs

26 documentaries to screen in Special Presentations program at 2011 Hot Docs

Hot Docs announced the 26 documentary features that will be a part of this year’s Special Presentations program, a high-profile collection of world and international premieres, award-winners from the recent international festival circuit, and works by master filmmakers, and featuring some star subjects. These films will screen as part of […]

Peach, Plum Pear Best in Show Winner + 9th Female Eye Film Festival Winners

Peach, Plum Pear Best in Show Winner + 9th Female Eye Film Festival Winners

The Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF) wrapped on Sunday March 20, 2011 with record-breaking attendance and success. Celebrating international women directors, the festival attracted notable talent from around the world including Mackenzie Phillips (One Day at a Time, American Graffiti), Tyler Blackburn (Pretty Little Liars), Anne Tait (Iron Road) and […]

2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) unveiled the Tribeca (Online) Film Festival

2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) unveiled the Tribeca (Online) Film Festival

The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) unveiled the Tribeca (Online) Film Festival, which will allow US audiences to view feature and short films for free and worldwide audiences to engage with filmmakers and industry experts as TFF’s 10th edition runs concurrently in lower Manhattan from April 20 to May 1, 2011.

The multi-dimensional experience features five areas – Festival Streaming Room, Live From…, Tribeca Q&A, Filmmaker Feed, and the Future of Film blog.

12 Films selected for 2011 Tribeca All Access program

12 Films selected for 2011 Tribeca All Access program

The Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) announced the 12 projects selected for Tribeca All Access (TAA) program.  Now in its eighth year, TAA was created to help foster and nurture relationships between film industry executives and filmmakers from traditionally underrepresented communities. TAA will present the 12 projects throughout a five-day program […]

The Music Never Stopped to open 2011 Gasparilla International Film Festival

The Music Never Stopped to open 2011 Gasparilla International Film Festival

Gasparilla International Film Festival revealed today that Jim Kohlberg’s The Music Never Stopped will be the opening film of 2011 festival. The film’s producer will be in attendance for this Southeastern U.S. premier, along with GIFF’s honorary guest, M. Emmet Walsh. Almost 20 years after their teenage son Gabriel (Lou […]

Sundance Film Festival going to London

Sundance Film Festival going to London

The Sundance Film Festival is going to London.  Sundance London, a four-day multi-disciplinary arts festival that will include film screenings, live music performances, discussions, panels and other public cultural programming will be held April 26th – 29th, 2012 at the world’s most popular music and entertainment venue, The O2. AEG […]

2011 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival winners

2011 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival winners

The 8th annual San Francisco Ocean Film Festival announced the six award recipients chosen from its lineup of more than 50 films.  Awards include two new categories this year, for best short film as well as best conservation film. The 2011 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival winners are: Wildlife Film: […]

Whole Food Market Launches its Own Film Festival

Whole Food Market Launches its Own Film Festival

Whole Foods Market is launching their own film festival. The retailer announced the debut of its nationwide “Whole Foods Market Do Something Reel” Film Festival. The festival will launch April 1, 2011, and travel to 70 cities across the U.S. in celebration of Earth Month. A portion of all tickets […]

Incendies + Barney’s Version are big winners at Canada’s 31st Annual Genie Awards

Incendies + Barney’s Version are big winners at Canada’s 31st Annual Genie Awards

The awards this year was anything but boring. Stars from all over attended the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television 31st Annual Genie Awards that took place in Ottawa this year.  Denis Villeneuve’s  Incendies was the night’s biggest winner, taking home eight awards, including Best Motion Picture, Achievement in Direction (Denis […]

2011 Full Frame Festival to Feature 66 NEW DOCS

2011 Full Frame Festival to Feature 66 NEW DOCS

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has just announced the 66 selections for the NEW DOCS program.  The program consists of 43 feature films and 23 shorts from all over the world.  The 2011 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will be held April 14-17, in Durham, North Carolina. NEW DOCS […]

2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) announced its lineup of 60 short films

2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) announced its lineup of 60 short films

The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), today announced its lineup of 60 short films, 22 of which are world premieres.

Also new this year, the recipient of the TFF Best Narrative Short award will qualify for consideration in the Short Films category of the annual Academy Awards®.

Following is a listing of the selected short films in the eight programs in which they will be presented:

Winners of 2011 One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

Winners of 2011 One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

  The 13th annual One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Awards, will be presented on Thursday, March  17th in Prague’s Lucerna Cinema. One of the people who participated in this year’s festival was the British journalist Vaughan Smith, who is currently providing a refuge for controversial Wikileaks founder […]