It seems more like a decade than a year since VIFF (30 September-15 October) last came round. Make that two decades. With Copenhagen's failure fast becoming a dot in the rear view mirror, one filmmaker has returned to footage from the first “Earth Summit” in Rio for inspiration.
"Essential Killing", a Jeremy Thomas presentation directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, has won an unprecedented three awards at last night's ceremony in Venice, taking home the Special Jury Prize, Best Actor (Vincent Gallo), and the Cinemavveniere Award for Best Film in Competition (youth jury).
Long distance love gets tested in Nanette Burstein's rom-com 'Going the distance' starring Drew Barrymore and Justin Long who are on-off lovers in real life.
Garrett (Long) has just come out of a relationship when he meets feisty Erin (Barrymore) in a bar where both are expert geeks with top scores on a computer games machine.
Hannah McGill has decided to step down from her role as artistic director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. McGill has been at the helm of the EIFF since 2006 and curated her first film festival in 2007. Prior to that she was a programme consultant for the festival for five years.
The Vancouver Film and Television Forum incorporates 4 days of industry panels, events, and pitching sessions with commissioning editors from around the world.
Canada's major world cinema fest in the West.
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, today announced the launch of the “Digital Revolutions” short film competition, with Sheffield Doc/Fest, the biggest documentary film festival in the UK and Crossover, an international digital media and content programme.