Portugal’s Film Industry Gets a Funding Boost

Portugal’s Film Industry Gets a Funding Boost Despite producing only around 15 feature films per year, Portuguese cinema has consistently won significant festival prizes. In 2018, awards for Portuguese films included Cannes’ Critics’ Week ...

‘Other People,’ ‘Rascal’ Win Les Arcs Festival’s Arte Kino Prize

‘Other People,’ ‘Rascal’ Win Les Arcs Festival’s Arte Kino Prize Aleksandra Terpinska’s “Other People” and Peter Dourountzis’s “Rascal” won the inaugural Arte Kino International Prize at the 10th edition of Les Arcs Film Festival’s Co-Production Village. The award ...

‘System Crasher,’ ‘White on White’ Win Work-in-Progress Awards at Les Arcs

‘System Crasher,’ ‘White on White’ Win Work-in-Progress Awards at Les Arcs Nora Fingscheidt’s “System Crasher” and Theo Court’s “White on White” won the top prizes at Les Arcs Film Festival’s Work-in-Progress session. Both titles were among the 18 films in post-production ...

2018 European Film Awards: Red-hot ‘Cold War’ wins 5 on way to Oscars

2018 European Film Awards: Red-hot ‘Cold War’ wins 5 on way to Oscars Pawel Pawlikowski’s “”Cold War” swept the European Film Academy Awards on Saturday, winning five of its bids: Best Picture, Director, Actress (Joanna Kulig), Screenplay and Film Editing. This Polish ...

Les Arcs’s Co-Production Village Kicks Off 10th Edition

Marylise Dumont’s “Black Dog,” Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen’s “Ashes and Snow” and “Each of Us” are among the 20 projects which will be pitched at the 10th edition of Les Arcs Film Festival’s ...

2018 European Film Awards nominations: Red-hot ‘Cold War’ leads on way to Oscars

2018 European Film Awards nominations: Red-hot ‘Cold War’ leads on way to Oscars Nominations for the European Film Academy Award were announced on Saturday (Nov. 10) at the Seville film festival in Spain. Four of the entries in this year’s Oscar race for Foreign-Language Film — ...

Macao Film Festival 2018 unveils full line-up for third edition

Macao Film Festival 2018 unveils full line-up for third edition Peter Farrelly’s Oscar-tipped Green Book will open the festival. Peter Farrelly’s Green Book will open the third edition of the International Film Festival and Awards Macao (Iffam), which also ...

‘Diamantino’ Review: A Surrealist Celebrity Romp About… Everything? [Nyff]

‘Diamantino’ Review: A Surrealist Celebrity Romp About… Everything? [Nyff] The New York Film Festival’s Projections section is filled to the brim with the avant-garde, and this year’s lineup is no exception. Tsai Ming-liang’s Your Face is composed entirely of silent ...

‘Diamantino’ Review: Wildly Entertaining Portuguese Spoof About Giant Puppies and Soccer Stars Is Movie the World Needs Now

“Diamantino” is nothing less (and so much more) than the movie the world needs right now. Co-directed by Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt, this winningly demented 21st century fairy tale centers on ...

‘Birds of Passage’ to Open Miami Film Festival’s Gems Event

The Miami Film Festival’s fall edition, called Gems, has unveiled its lineup including Colombia’s Oscar entry “Birds of Passage” as opening night selection and Spain’s Oscar submission “Champions” as ...

Cannes’ Critics Week Winner ‘Diamantino’ Nabbed for U.S. by Kino Lorber (Exclusive)

Kino Lorber has acquired U.S. rights to Cannes Critics’ Week winner “Diamantino,” Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt’s comic fantasy film. The Portuguese-American duo’s feature debut will have its ...

Sarajevo’s Kinoscope Sidebar Focuses on the Bold and Experimental

Sarajevo’s Kinoscope Sidebar Focuses on the Bold and Experimental Since its launch in 2012, the Sarajevo Film Festival’s Kinoscope sidebar has presented challenging, experimental and genre-bending titles from around the globe. This year’s lineup includes an ...

‘Predator,’ ‘Halloween,’ ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ to Premiere at Toronto Film Festival

‘Predator,’ ‘Halloween,’ ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ to Premiere at Toronto Film Festival Shane’s Black’s “The Predator,” David Gordon Green’s “Halloween” reboot and Michael Moore’s “Fahrenheit 11/9” will all have world premieres at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. The ...

Tiff Announces Midnight Madness and Documentary Slates, Including ‘Halloween’ and ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ World Premieres

Tiff Announces Midnight Madness and Documentary Slates, Including ‘Halloween’ and ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ World Premieres Two of the Toronto International Film Festival’s signature programs have today unveiled their full slates, including both the genre-bending Midnight Madness program and the wide-ranging Tiff Docs ...

Locarno: Women Participants Dominate at Locarno’s Industry Academy

Locarno, Switzerland – The Locarno Festival’s Industry Academy have a predominance of women participants at its 2018 edition. Eight out of a total of ten executive students are women. According to the ...

Les Arcs Festival Joins Forces With Tel Aviv Student Fest, CineFabrique School to Launch Talent Village

Les Arcs Film Festival is joining forces with the Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival and CinéFabrique in Lyon to launch a “Talent Village” during the upcoming 10th edition of the French ...

Cannes: ‘Diamantino’ Wins Critics’ Week Grand Prize

Cannes: ‘Diamantino’ Wins Critics’ Week Grand Prize “Diamantino” by co-directors Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt was announced Wednesday as the winner of the annual Critics Week sidebar at Cannes. The Franco-Brazilian-Portuguese comedy drama had ...

Portuguese Cinema Showcased in Acid Trip to Cannes

On May 14, Acid Trip #2, an initiative of the Association for Independent Film Distribution, is dedicated to Portuguese cinema. It will screen three films selected by the Portuguese Directors’ ...

Didier Brunner’s ‘My Family and the Wolf’ Boarded by Charades (Exclusive)

Charades, the year-old French sales company which has three movies playing at Cannes, has come on board to handle international sales on “My Family and the Wolf,” a fantasy-adventure feature to be ...

Charades’ Music Documentary ‘Shut Up and Play the Piano’ to Travel Abroad (Exclusive)

Paris-based sales outfit Charades has scored a raft of deals on “Shut Up and Play the Piano,” Philipp Jedicke’s career-spanning documentary portrait of Chilly Gonzales, the Grammy-winning pianist, ...

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