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English Vinglish to premiere at Toronto film festival

Sridevi's big screen comeback English Vinglish will make its world premiere at the 37th Toronto international film festival along with Mira Nair's Reluctant Fundamentalist and Deepa Mehta's Midnight's Children. Directed by debutante Gauri Shinde, the film marks Sridevi's return to the screen after fifteen-year. It is a funny and touching story ... Full story

Uploading nightmares are over, thanks to Verizon’s MIFI

I make my living as a second-unit for independent music videos and feature films. All I work with is my RED camera, a pro voice-recorder, my HP laptop workstation and my van. I can’t complain about my life, as I ... Full story

The International Festival of Movies of Sax

The International Festival of Movies of Sax (FICS) closes its VII edition with a successful public outdoor airing in the House (Casa) Alberto Sols (CEAHM). The journalist Ramón Bernabeu as showman enlivened the gala with black humor with the spectacular movies ... Full story

Indonesian filmmakers are planning a raid

Indonesia is a paradise of possibilities when it comes to filmmaking. Boasting rich cultural traditions, centuries of fascinating history and a dynamic political landscape, the country seems an ideal environment for spawning world-class films.With local wonder “The Raid: Redemption” on ... Full story

Ajay Devgn to make a short film on female foeticide

IBNLive - Mumbai: Whenever Bollywood stars indulge in philanthropy, they raise doubts of a personal motive. But actor-producer Ajay Devgn is emphatic that his short film on the burning issue of female foeticide has no commercial purpose. Ajay has teamed with ... Full story

Leila Hatami wins the Best Actress Award at Karlovy Vary Film Festival

The Iranian star Leila Hatami won the Best Actress Award for her role in “The Last Step” at the closing ceremony of the 47th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in Czech Republic on Saturday.  She received the award for her ... Full story

Iranian film, Delete at Tabor Film Festival

An Iranian short is slated to compete for the Grand Prix award of the 10th Tabor Film Festival which will be held in four Croatian cities. Kazem Mollaei’s Delete will be screened in the International Competition section of the festival due ... Full story

“Superman, Spiderman or Batman,” received the KALIBER35 Munich award

Tudor Giurgiu, the director of the Romanian short film “Superman, Spiderman or Batman,” received the best short movie award at the KALIBER35 Munich International Short Film Festival which took place between June 21-27. The prize consists of Kodak film reels ... Full story

2012 San Diego International Children's Film Festival

The San Diego International Children's Film Festival returns for its 9th season with the promise of over 100 short films (from 20 different countries) for the entire family. Programs combine animated, live-action, and documentary shorts and are arranged for different age ... Full story

Chris Fujiwara, new artistic director of Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival organizers said Thursday the Scottish shindig has secured the services of artistic director Chris Fujiwara for a further three years.Fujiwara's first year in the hot seat at the festival just came to a close with the ... Full story

European Parliament's 2012 LUX Prize

For the second year on a row, the Official Selection of ten films competing for this year’s LUX Prize of the European Parliament was unveiled during the 47th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) in Czech Republic. The selection reflects ... Full story

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