“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 […]
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, will air the world television premiere of the Chaz Bono documentary “Becoming Chaz,”at 8 p.m. May 10, 2011 Making its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2011, “Becoming Chaz” is the story of Chaz Bono’s emotional and physical transition from a woman to a man, […]
Morgan Spurlock’s “POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold” to Open 2011 Hot Docs + Lineup
The 2011 Hot Docs will open with the Canadian premiere of Morgan Spurlock’s POM WONDERFUL PRESENTS: THE GREATEST MOVIE EVER SOLD (USA, 90 min), a “doc-buster” financed entirely by product placement, marketing and advertising. The lineup includes the Special Presentations program, announced earlier, which includes 27 feature film selections. World […]
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 […]
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 […]
Screenwriter James V. Hart and Filmmaker L.M. Kit Carson will be in attendance at 2011 DALLAS International Film Festival
Screenwriter and Fort-Worth Native, James V. Hart and writer, actor and producer L.M. Kit Carson will both be in attendance at the upcoming Dallas International Film Festival scheduled to run March 31 – April 10, 2011. The DALLAS International Film Festival presented by Cadillac (March 31 – April 10, 2011) […]
The 54th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 21 – May 5, 2011) will present the Golden Gate Persistence of Vision Award to multimedia artist Matthew Barney, perhaps best known for the five-part Cremaster film cycle. Established in 1997, the Persistence of Vision Award each year honors the achievement of […]
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.
‘On Tour’, about brassy American burlesque performers touring the French countryside, will close the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival scheduled for April 21 – May 5, 2011. French actor Mathieu Amalric directs and stars in this sexy, wistful comedy, featuring burlesque performers from San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles […]
Screenwriter, Director Frank Pierson will receive Kanbar Award at 54th San Francisco International Film Festival
The San Francisco Film Society announced that Frank Pierson will be the recipient of the Kanbar Award for excellence in screenwriting at the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 21 – May 5). The Kanbar Award acknowledges the crucial importance of a script in the production of an exceptional […]
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 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival continues to add films to what is already an outstanding lineup of films. The full schedule of films will be announced later this week. World Premieres of “The Loving Story” and “A Good Man,” as well as the US Premiere of “Guilty Pleasures,” will […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
The Jury and Audience Award-winners of the 2011 South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival were announced last night at the Festival’s Awards Ceremony. Dragonslayer from director Tristan Patterson was awarded the Grand Jury Award in the Documentary Feature competition and Natural Selection, from Robbie Pickering was awarded the […]
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 […]
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:
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 […]
Christine Vachon to deliver State of Cinema Address at the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival
Indie film producer Christine Vachon will deliver the annual State of Cinema Address at the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 21 – May 5). Vachon will speak on the current state of independent film and the role of producers of provocative cinema going forward. A producer for the […]
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival scheduled for April 14-17, 2011, in Durham, North Carolina has announced the 10 selections for the 2011 Thematic Program, “One Foot in the Archives.” Archivist and filmmaker Rick Prelinger has curated a series of programs that showcase the role of archival material in the […]
“Hamill,’ true story of Ultimate Fighting Championship gladiator Matt “The Hammer” Hamill wins at 2011 Miami Festival
The incredible true story of Ultimate Fighting Championship gladiator Matt “The Hammer” Hamill, by first-time feature film director Oren Kaplan, won the 2011 Miami International Film Festival’s Audience Award. The film, starring hearing-impaired actor Russell Harvard, whose credits include TV shows Fringe and CSI: NY and the Oscar-winning feature […]