For the first time, GetD 3D will supply its cinema systems and glasses for the 73rd Venice International Film Festival, taking place August 31 through September 10. The Venice International Film Festival is the oldest of its kind founded in 1932. 3D projection has become a tradition for many years and the organizers will have another promising line up in 2016.
After 37 years in Manhattan, the Independent Filmmaker Project’s Film Week is moving across the river to Brooklyn. The event will set up shop in DUMBO anchored around its headquarters, the Made in NY Media Center By IFP. Film Week will run September 17-22. The IFP has also expanded to support television, digital, web, virtual reality and app-based series at its upcoming IFP Film Week. Series showrunners and creators will take part in the IFP Project Forum, the only international co-production market in the U.S. featuring stories for all platforms
The March on Washington Film Festival has named the winners of its inaugural Student and Emerging Filmmaker Competition. The eight films were selected from 75 projects that responded to the question: what’s your civil right? Jurors named winners and runners-up in narrative and documentary categories, for both student and emerging filmmakers. The winning films showcase diverse and powerful young voices, and cover a range of issues including criminal justice reform, immigration, racial justice, sexuality, and gender identity.
Seeking to reach a larger audience, increase sponsorship and provide a professional screening venue for its film festival, the Marina Del Rey Film Festival will host Cinetransformer at its festival August 14th at the Jamaica Bay Inn in Marina Del Rey, California. The Cinetransformer is a 91-seat mobile cinema housed in a 53-foot double-expandable trailer.
Rooftop Films and Arts Brookfield will be co-presenting three free screenings on the Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place (formerly World Financial Center). The screenings will take place July 28, 29, and 30, with live musical performances preceding each of the films.
The sixth annual Downtown Tyler Film Festival will be held September 21-24 at Liberty Hall in Tyler, Texas. "Our film festival had very humble beginnings and has grown into an international event, attracting films from Tyler, throughout Texas, across the U.S., and around the world," said Beverly Abell, City of Tyler Main Street department leader.
The Gold Coast International Film Festival is now accepting submissions of short and feature films for its 2016 festival in November through Film Freeway. The festival returns to Great Neck, New York November 10-15 for its sixth anniversary.
Rooftop Films is excited to announce three evenings of ground breaking and creative documentaries, presented in partnership with International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the world’s largest documentary film festival. The three events will take place in various locations across New York City from Wednesday, July 20 to Friday, July 22.
The March on Washington Film Festival returns to D.C. for its fourth year this July 13-23.
Christie is proud to serve as the exclusive digital projection partner of the Shanghai International Film Festival for the eighth consecutive year. The festival runs June 11-19. Currently in its 19th year, the SIFF is known as China’s only non-specialized competitive international film festival accredited by the Paris-based Fédération Internationale des Associations de Producteurs de Films. The festival kicked off in style with the screening of Cold War II – the long-awaited sequel to the 2013 smash hit starring Chow Yun-fat and Aaron Kwok, while Korean-Chinese co-produced melodrama Sweet Sixteen will close the event. The Christie Solaria CP4230 DLP 4K Digital Cinema Projector is once again given the honor to screen both films at this prestigious event, attended by numerous international and regional celebrities.