Director Param Gill’s independent dramedy feature film Last Supper won five top awards at the 22nd San Francisco Global Movie Fest in San Jose, California last month.
Since 1973, the Norwegian International Film Festival has been held annually in Haugesund, Norway. It runs for 10 days in August, during which attendees have the opportunity to view over 70 films from 24 countries. In the cinema world, the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund is considered The Nordic Cannes.
For the fifteenth consecutive year, Christie will support the Toronto International Film Festival as the official projection sponsor.
Jalopnik will hold the second annual Jalopnik Film Festival this November. One of the core brands in The Gawker Media Group, Jalopnik is one of the largest car enthusiast publications in the world with more than eight million global uniques, covering everything from the latest automotive news to developments in aviation and military technology. This year’s film festival also rolls around at the same time as Jalopnik’s tenth anniversary.
Christie has donated projection technology and installation services to the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego.
The Boxtrolls, the new stop-motion/CG animated film from Laika, the studio behind the Oscar-nominated Coraline and ParaNorman, will screen out of competition at the 71st Annual Venice Film Festival on August 31st.
NewFest, New York's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film Festival has announced the complete feature film lineup for its 26th edition, which will be held July 24-29. NewFest is an annual showcase of the best of LGBT cinema, featuring works from renowned filmmakers as well as exciting discoveries. With a lineup of 16 narrative and five documentary features, this year’s group of films continues to carry out the festival’s mission of supporting diverse film communities and voices from around the world.
The 17th Shanghai International Film Festival opened with the screening of the classic Chinese film Stage Sisters, which has been fully restored in 4K. Directed by the late Chinese director Xie Jin and first released in 1964, the 50-year-old film is now widely regarded as Xie’s masterpiece.
The second annual Film and Music Festival will be held the weekend of June 26-29 at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center. The four-day festival will include features and short films, an opening-night reception on Friday, social gatherings, as well as live music, and post screening Q&As with special guests.
For the 3rd consecutive year Doremi was named the Official Technical Partner of the Cannes Film Festival, which took place from May 14th to May 25th.