The Chicago South Side Film Festival (CSSFF) has brought back hybrid and live screenings for moviegoers and filmmakers on Chicago’s South Side, which began the weekend of November 27 and runs through December 5. This year, CSSFF founder Michelle Kennedy wanted to assure moviegoers that this year’s festival will encompassRead More →

iQiyi and ABS-CBN seal the partnership GLOBAL streaming service iQiyi, a pan-Asian content provider beloved around the world, enters into a multi-title content deal with ABS-CBN to produce four original Philippine romantic series for its international subscribers worldwide. The partnership reinforces the two companies’ commitments to bring high-quality, relevantRead More →

CHICAGO (CBS) – The families of two young Naperville men who were killed in the stampede at the Astroworld festival in Houston earlier this month have filed wrongful death lawsuits against rapper Travis Scott and event planners, accusing them of failing do enough to prevent deadly chaos. Jake Jurinek andRead More →

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (CNS) – Jennifer Hudson will receive the Chairman’s Award at the Palm Springs International Film Awards for her performance in “Respect,” festival organizers announced Monday. The award will be presented in person on January 6 at the Palm Springs Convention Center and will kick off the PalmRead More →

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (CNS) – Jennifer Hudson will receive the Chairman’s Award at the Palm Springs International Film Awards for her performance in “Respect,” festival organizers announced Monday. The award will be presented in person on January 6 at the Palm Springs Convention Center and will kick off the PalmRead More →

TEHRAN – Iranian short films “Identibye”, “The Doll’s Game” and “House of Fortune” won awards at the 20th Route 66 Film Festival in Springfield, Illinois, USA. “Identibye”, written and directed by Sajjad Shahhatami, was named best foreign language film when the winners were announced last week. In this drama, theRead More →

Russian cinematographer Mikhail Krichman, renowned for his collaborations with Andrey Zviaguintsev on films like Oscar nominees “Leviathan” and “Loveless”, shared some of his secrets during the IMAGO masterclass at the EnergaCamerimage Film Festival, while engaging in a friendly dialogue with two-time Oscar nominee Ed Lachman. They both won Golden FrogsRead More →

Deadly Nationalism: The Genocide of the Greeks 1913-1923, a powerful documentary directed by Chicago-born Greek Peter Lambrinatos, added more film festival awards to its already impressive collection. The documentary in 2020 was a semi-finalist at the prestigious WorldFest-Houston Film Festival, an official selection at the Athens Marathon Film Festival, andRead More →

at Sébastien Meise Great freedom won two prizes at the European Film Awards, among the eight winners that were unveiled ahead of the December 11 ceremony. An eight-member jury met in Berlin to choose the winners in the categories cinematography, editing, production design, costume design, makeup and hairstyle, original music,Read More →

Tweetfest returns to a physical event this year, following last November’s virtual festival. With projections to the Hen and the Chickens, and the Essay (squatting end) in London, this seems to be another great collection. Now in its 7th year, Tweetfest is getting used to watching short films and goingRead More →

Photo credit: Champion Hamilton LR: Sibyl Reymundo-Santiago (Executive Director), Cady McClain (Jury Member), Jorge Ballos (President & Founder) This year’s festival featured a diverse selection of feature films, shorts, documentaries, pilot series and animated films and an in-person awards ceremony. It was so exciting to see the filmmakers engaged throughoutRead More →

11/16/2021 – Great freedom, Loosen fists, Natural light, Titanium, Innocents, Lamb and Ammonite receive the Technical Excellence Awards Great freedom by Sébastien Meise The European Academy of Cinema announced eight winners who will be honored at the European Cinema Prize. A special eight-member jury met in Berlin and, based onRead More →

The international premiere of the animated musical “Sing 2” will open the upcoming Turin Film Festival, the premier event in Italy for young directors and independent products, which will honor Monica Bellucci with an award of excellence for the entire career. Director Garth Jennings will be present in Turin forRead More →

As audiences enjoy Kristen Stewart’s highly anticipated film, Spencer, exciting news recently arrived that Stewart will be honored at the Palm Springs International Film Awards for her role in the film. Kristen Stewart has gained tremendous love and recognition for her portrayal of the late Princess Diana in the recentlyRead More →

Chicago, Illinois. – The Chicago South Side Film Festival (CSSFF) is bringing back hybrid and live screenings for film buffs and filmmakers to Chicago’s South Side from November 27 to December 5. Saturday November 27 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Kicks off the film festivities at IIT Art AuditoriumRead More →

Hyderabad: Cinema, in all its forms, continues to be a powerful medium, which binds us together, helps us to remain united, beyond all borders. It provides a way to share our feelings, our fears as well as our hopes, a window into our innermost being. Offer a “window to Europe”,Read More →

Distinguished producer and director Ghanashyam Mohapatra has been selected for the prestigious Jayadev Award, Odisha’s highest cinematic honor, for 2019 for lifetime achievement and profound contribution to Odia’s film industry. State Culture Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi announced the 31st State Film Awards in Bhubaneswar on Friday. Mohapatra will be congratulatedRead More →

The Seville European Film Festival, a key gateway to Spain for recent European films, celebrates its 18th edition in honor of German-Spanish actor-director Daniel Brühl (“Inglourious Basterds”, “Rush” ). Faced with the challenges of the post-COVID cinema recovery, the festival is also strengthening its commitment to the industry. Seville, whichRead More →

04/11/2021 – The Spanish gathering comes of age with a powerful array of European authors, of the caliber of Nanni Moretti, Jacques Audiard, Andrea Arnold and Mia Hansen-Løve, among others Bergman Island by Mia Hansen-Løve The huge party that is the Seville European Film Festival is about to celebrate itsRead More →

Illinois Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi has agreed to co-sponsor a bill to make Diwali observance a national holiday in the United States, saying it is a critical holiday that can allow Americans to “celebrating … the triumph of light over darkness” amid the ongoing COVID pandemic. The legislation, introduced to theRead More →

Halloween is over, Thanksgiving and Christmas are approaching. November can be a bit boring in the entertainment world at times, but the renewed interest in live events seems to be boosting performance and artistic offerings for much of the month. This week features several live dance performances, stage theater andRead More →

The 2022 New York® Festivals Television and Film Awards the competition is open to registrations. The New York Festivals Television & Film Awards honor storytellers around the world. Since 1957, the competition has celebrated excellence and innovation across genres and platforms, keeping pace with industry-wide developments and global trends. “WhenRead More →

Illinois officially surpassed $ 1 billion in adult marijuana sales in 2021, a major economic milestone since the state launched its retail market last year. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) reported on Tuesday that there were $ 123,375,372 in recreational cannabis purchases in October, bringing theRead More →

NUR-SULTAN – “The House on Wheels”, an animated short, directed by Azizbek Mukhamedov from Uzbekistan, was named best animated film at the ÁMEN International Animated Film Festival which took place from 29 October 30 in Turkistan, reports the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Education and Science. Azizbek MukhamedovRead More →

This week includes the Bjorling Music Festival concert, performances by the duo Bardin-Niskala, the Fall Band concert, a senior recital by Kyle Langer and the final week of the Art for All: the Swedish Experience in Mid-America exhibition. . Björling Music Festival concert7:00 p.m.Monday November 1Chapel of Christ Our HonorRead More →

In a collaborative revamp of the 28th annual Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF), the world’s oldest underground film festival, Full Spectrum Features (FSF) is the official presenter of CUFF this year to program more diversity, equity and inclusion. to represent a wider range of artists and voices, including women, BIPOCRead More →