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Inside Nollywood, the fastest growing film industry in the world

the Nigerian Cinema, otherwise known as Nollywood (referring to the Indian film industry, Bollywood) has become one of the major film industries in the world, overtaking Hollywood in the amount of films they produce each year. They are the second film industry in the world now; there is even a Master class moderated by Jodie […]

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MiradasDoc Film Festival Prize Ukraine, Cuba, Palestine Crises Docs

Documentaries on the conflict in Ukraine, the situation of Cuban migrants and the Palestinian refugee crisis were among the big winners of MiradasDoc, Spain’s most important documentary film festival, which closed its 15th edition on March 12. Based in Tenerife, in the Canary Islands, the festival was an in-person event from March 4-12, while its […]

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WIFFEN: Tribute to women in the film industry

Girls’ Voices Initiative recently gathered women from over 100 countries in Abuja, to recognize their hard work, excellence, tenacity, diligence, courage and outstanding performance in the film industry. REGINA OTOKPA was there: Since time immemorial, women have proven to be special personalities who inspire confidence, raise standards wherever they are. Despite countless attempts to silence […]

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Kristen Stewart, Andrew Garfield and Ariana DeBose win the 2022 HCA Film Awards

Kristen Stewart, Andrew Garfield, Ariana DeBose and more LGBTQ+ names are crowned honorees at the fifth annual Hollywood Critics Association Awards. Taking place at Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles, California, the acclaimed Hollywood Critics Association Awards were first established in 2016. Since then, the awards have shined a spotlight on talent in the creative industry. […]

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Ukrainian Film Academy calls on film industry to boycott Russia

Similarly, Kyiv Media Week, an international film and TV market serving Eastern Europe for 10 years, targets Russian propaganda. In a letter to international media, including Varietythe group shows its support for the Ukrainian Ministry of Culture and Information Policy and asks supporters of Ukraine to refrain from broadcasting Russian channels from their country. In […]

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Pushpa wins ‘Film of the Year’ at the International Film Awards

(Want to make an impact with your content? Interested in writing movies, politics or general stories? Contact us at [email protected]) Stylish star Allu Arjun starring in “Pushpa: The Rise” has been receiving accolades since its release. Director Sukumar has been spinning his dreams at box offices around the world and has topped collections of box […]

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Allu Arjun’s Pushpa and Anupamaa win big at the 2022 Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Awards; See the list of winners

The 2022 Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards came to a close on Sunday evening and Allu Arjun’s Pushpa: The Rise along with Rupali Ganguly’s hit TV show Anupamaa emerged as the evening’s biggest winners. The hit Telugu movie which not only did brilliant business at the Telugu box office but also conquered the Hindi […]

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Quentin Dupieux’s Last Film in Berlin – The Hollywood Reporter

Unveiling another high-concept, low-fiction cult comedy that could only emerge from a brain as deranged as his, Quentin Dupieux Incredible but true (Incredible but true) is a canon-worthy addition that gets weirder and weirder with each movie, taking the director so far into left field that he’s practically built another stadium now. Indeed, with nine […]

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Oscars 2022: Best international feature film predictions

Popular Danish animated documentary “Flee” and Japanese three-hour Best Picture nominee “Drive My Car” are favorites. The Academy’s International Feature Film Prize Committee has nothing to do with selecting foreign language submissions from more than 90 countries around the world. It is up to each country to determine which film has the best chance of […]

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‘Like in Heaven’, ‘Compartment No. 6’ wins 2022 Gothenburg Film Festival – The Hollywood Reporter

Like in paradiseTea Lindeburg’s Swedish coming-of-age tale won the Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film at the 2022 Gothenburg International Film Festival. Lindeburg’s feature debut, an adaptation of Marie Bregendahl’s novel of the same name, follows ambitious 14-year-old Lisa (Flora Ofelia Hofmann Lindahl) as she comes to terms with the brutal realities of life for […]

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Family Film Awards, 1st produced by Dick Clark, celebrates 25 years to the 2023 Oscars

FAMILY FILM AWARDS and Ms. Xiaoqiu Ma bring US family movies, TV and music to China This November. FAMILY FILM AWARDS celebrates 25 years of uplifting family entertainment, ie. Oscar-Nominated Tom Hanks’ ‘A Beautiful Day in My Neighborhood’, Animated ‘The Lion King’ and Netflix’s ‘Half of It’ What kind of “sparks” will Ma Xiaoqiu and […]

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How Tom Cruise inspired the American Film Awards®

Los Angeles, California – In 2003 Tom Cruise starred in The Last Samurai, there was a huge buzz in Hollywood that Tom Cruise would get the Best Actor award at the Oscars®. It didn’t happen, but at the same time, an unknown actor/director, Frank Ezenekwe, was inspired after hearing a group of men arguing in […]

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“Alick and Albert”, six nominations at the Australian Film Awards

The film received six nominations at the 2021 Australia Screen Industry Network (ASIN) Awards, based in Queensland, Australia.. Among the 3 Australian documentary films selected for the “ASIN Awards”, figure Alick and Albert, directed by Douglas Watkin. And with six nominations, the film has every chance of winning in at least one of the following […]

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2022 Gold Derby Film Awards nominations: Dune, West Side Story…

“Dune” is the most nominated film at our 20th annual Gold Derby Film Awards, recognizing the best directors of 2021. The adaptation of Frank HerbertThe sci-fi novel has 11 bids, including Best Picture and Best Director (Denis Villeneuve). Watch the announcement video above. Scroll down for our full list of nominations in all 22 categories […]

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Sophie Hyde’s new film will premiere at Virtual Sundance

Sophie Hyde should have landed in snowy Utah by now, where Good luck to you, Leo Grande is part of the selection of international films selected for their premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2022. Hyde, a director and producer at Adelaide’s Closer Productions who also works as an international freelance director, was due to make […]

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Film industry on the rebound Toronto returns to the big screen in 2022

Giant red pandas, assassins with mistaken identities and an influx of exorcisms may seem like the next installment of bizarre world events given the past two years, but it’s actually the storylines and the characters that will put Toronto at the forefront. avant-garde of cinema in 2022 thanks to a few new releases and the […]

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Gopo 2022: Romanian Film Awards open entries for documentaries, short films

The Gopo Awards have opened entries for the documentary and short film categories of this year’s edition, scheduled for April. The deadline for entries is February 4 and nominees will be announced in March. A total of 24 feature films, fictions and documentaries, launched in 2021, are eligible to be judged and nominated for this […]

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The Last Duel and Disney’s Disenchanted earmark millions in movie tax breaks

Matt Damon’s The Last Duel was one of the big winners of getting tax relief for films from tax commissioners last year. Hollywood filmmakers took the lion’s share of the relief on the program compared to domestic film and television productions. New figures from the Revenue Commissioners show that the amount of tax relief under […]

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Nominations for the 2022 Music City Films Critics’ Association’s Film Awards

I said it once and I’ll say it again, 2021 has been a great year for cinema. We saw plenty of directorial debuts, a decent amount of originality, sequels that surpassed their predecessors, and plenty of Benedict Cumberbatch and JK Simmons. Last month I brought you the nominations for the now postponed Critics Choice Awards, […]

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Sundance cancels in-person program and film festival goes virtual

The Sundance Film Festival has abandoned plans for an in-person rally for 2022 and will continue as a virtual-only event. After a long nail bite, the Omicron variant of COVID-19 proved too overwhelming for a planned physical return to the luxurious Sundance setting in Park City, Utah. It was scheduled to take place from January […]

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The film ‘Tara’ received this award at the Tokyo Film Awards in Japan

At the Tokyo Film Awards in December 2021 in Japan, producer and director, Kumar Raj received the “Best Asia Movie Award” for his feature film “Tara: The Journey of Love and Passion”. The Tokyo Movie Awards are a unique film competition hosted by professionals from the film and television industry. Its programming team mainly focuses […]

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The new ray of light of Odia’s film industry – The New Indian Express

Express news service How far can a committed actor go to prove his passion for cinema? “I lost seven kilos for my role in Daalcheeni,” said young Odia actor Partha Sarathi Ray. If that doesn’t impress you much, he adds that he languished in the same pair of shirts and pants and didn’t brush or […]

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Palm Springs Film Festival canceled for 2022

After announcing the cancellation of the Palm Springs Film Awards last week, the Palm Springs International Film Society announced Wednesday that the entire film festival will not take place in 2022. Here is the press release from the festival: “Based on the current increase in COVID cases, the Palm Springs International Film Society has announced […]

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2021, the year a struggling film industry rose like a phoenix

According to many tired and retired moviegoers and industry experts, the “industry almost dying” has watched the return of moviegoers to multiplexes and theaters across the country, celebrating a few major releases – which put the year on a reboot mode, looking for an even better future After suffering the wrath of the current global […]

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How Abner Benaim made “Plaza Catedral” in Panama despite the lack of a film industry in the country | Promotion

In Screen’s latest series of For Your Consideration screenings, writer / director Abner Benaim and star Ilse Salas discussed Panama’s Oscar nomination. Cathedral Square. Watch the interview above, which was moderated by International Screen editor-in-chief Nikki Baughan. Writer / director Abner Benaim is part of the new avant-garde of cinema in Panama. His 2008 feature […]

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Reel Youth tackles the real problems of the film industry

A photo of Ben Leiataua, Obedian Freeman and Tiffany Bennett taken on Zoom on November 29, 2021. The three co-founded the Reel Youth Film Camp to provide filming opportunities for children in underserved communities in Seattle. (Photo by Martina Povolo) By Zoë Bodovinitz and Martina Povolo, The Seattle Medium The directors watch megaphones in their […]

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New name in film industry ‘Black Star Films’ creates controversy

The domestic film industry on Wednesday December 8 created some controversy when it hosted an event to unveil the new name of Ghana’s film industry. The name Black Star Films has not been widely accepted as the Authority had perhaps hoped with many calling for a review. Speaking on Showbiz from A to Z on […]

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Lady Gaga honored at Palm Springs International Film Awards

The Palm Springs International Film Awards have announced that Lady Gaga will be honored at her next ceremony. The “House of Gucci” star will receive the Icon Award for her performance in Ridley Scott’s latest drama. The award body took the news to the public with an announcement Thursday morning. “To many Lady Gaga is […]

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Lady Gaga, “King Richard”, “Belfast”, More – Deadline

UPDATE with the latest winner: The Palm Springs International Film Awards said Thursday that Gucci House Star Lady Gaga will receive the Icon Award at next month’s film awards gala which kicks off the Palm Springs Film Festival. The Film Awards will be held in person on January 6 at the Palm Springs Convention Center, […]

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On the red carpet with the nominees and winners – The Upcoming

British Independent Film Awards 2021: On the red carpet with the nominees and winners December 7, 2021 Last night, the highly anticipated 2021 British Independent Film Awards presentation ceremony took place in London. The pandemic has been a difficult period for everyone and for many industries to go through, especially for cinema and more particularly […]

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European Film Awards cancels physical ceremony – Deadline

The European Film Awards have canceled their plan for a physical ceremony this year due to the increase in the number of Covids in Germany. A small ceremony reserved for the nominees was to take place in Berlin on December 11. Instead, it will now take place in a hybrid of digital formats, including pre-produced […]

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La coproduzione indio-francese Last Film Show si aggiudica la Spiga d’oro alla 66ma Seminci

02/11/2021 – The Settimana Internazionale del Cinema di Valladolid has awarded the Spiga d’argento al film spagnolo Sis dies currents di Neus Ballús, also Premio del Pubblico This article is available in English. Last movie session (India/France), a film directed by Pan Nalineleft with the Golden Spike of 66and Valladolid International Film Festival – Seminci. […]

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The Franco-Indian co-production Last Film Show wins the Golden Spike at the 66th Seminci

02/11/2021 – In addition, the Valladolid International Film Festival awarded the Silver Spike to the Spanish title Men at odd jobs de Neus Ballús, also crowned with the Audience Award Director Pan Nalin (right) with his Golden Spike for Last cinema screening (© Seminci) Last cinema screening (India / France), a film directed by Pan […]

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Samuel Goldwyn acquires US rights to latest film from Orange Studio

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired all US rights to the Indian tale “Last Film Show” by Pan Nalin (“Samsara”) which premiered at Tribeca last month. The film is represented on international markets by Orange Studio. The film follows Samay, a 9-year-old boy living with his family in a remote village in India. One day, he […]