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Women’s International Film Festival Nige

In light of this, Girls Voices Initiative organized the Women’s International Film Festival Nigeria (WIFFEN) to celebrate female directors. 18 women from around the world in various roles in film have been recognized for their work globally. Speaking at the ceremony, festival director Carolyn Seaman said Prime Minister WIFFEN is in commemoration of International Women’s […]

The French Embassy joins forces with an ...

The PISCCA Program of the French Embassy in Nigeria in partnership with the Girl Nation Academy of Girls Voices Initiative has rewarded no less than 18 women in the film industry around the world The Award Festival, which goes by the name of Women’s International Film Festival Nigeria (WIFFEN), was an attempt to recognize women […]

FESTIVALS: Sofia Film Festival 2022 set ...

SOFIA: 26th Sofia International Film Festival will take place from March 10-31, 2022, returning to its traditional physical event form. A total of 80 films from its programming will be screened online at the same time. Bulgaria’s most important film industry event Sofia Meetings postpones its 19th edition to the beginning of the summer. The […]

Sarajevo Film Festival chief steps down ...

Sarajevo manager quits after 27 years Mirsad Purivatra, the founder of the Sarajevo Film Festival, leaves the post of director of the SFF after 27 years. Purivatra will assume the role of President of the Obala Art Centar Association, the umbrella organization of the Sarajevo Film Festival. Purivatra’s successor will be Jovan Marjanović, previously in […]

The Red Sea Film Festival unveils the da...

FESTIVAL the Red Sea Film Festival announced that its second edition will run from December 1-10 this year, after its inaugural 2021 event saw nearly 140 films from 67 countries in 34 languages ​​screened for more than 30,000 ticket holders and more than 3,100 accredited guests from industry. The Festival will once again be held […]

Turkish actress and former mayor Fatma G...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Fatma Girik, a beloved Turkish film actress of the 1960s and 1970s and former district mayor, has died. She was 79 years old. Girik died Monday in an Istanbul hospital of multiple organ failure while being treated for pneumonia related to COVID-19, according to a statement from Liv Hospital. Along with […]

Michael Douglas will be the guest of hon...

FESTIVAL Oscar-winning actor and filmmaker Michael Douglas will be the guest of honor and advisor of the fourth edition Meihodo International Youth Visual Media Festival. Douglas will appear at the 2022 Short Film Festival Virtual Awards Ceremony to announce the grand prize winner and offer insight for young filmmakers. The ceremony will be hosted via […]

Glasgow Film Festival 2022 announces mor...

Further events have been announced for the 18th Glasgow Film Festival (GFF), which will run 2-13 March 2022 in a new hybrid format, with screenings both in theaters and online via the Glasgow platform Film At Home. GFF will show an African Stories Program – a collection of contemporary films celebrating the rich diversity of […]

Saudi film festival is “laundering” by a

Saudi Arabia has opened its first international film festival amid accusations the government is using culture to whitewash its poor human rights record, just days after a similar controversy overshadowed its first time by organizing a Formula 1 race. The Red Sea Festival has attracted international stars including Hilary Swank, Clive Owen and Vincent Cassel. […]

From Muthu to Thillu Mullu, the comedies...

Well, Rajinikanth doesn’t need any introduction. Superstar Rajinikanth aka Thalaivar has ruled the Indian film industry for over four decades with his unmatched aura and acting prowess. Born on December 12, Rajinikanth will be one year older and turn 71. Laureate Padma Bhushan is the second highest grossing actor in Tamil cinema history after MG […]

Turkish thriller wins Turin Film Festiva...

Turkish director Selman Nacar’s “Between Two Dawns”, a tense moral thriller exploring ethical and family responsibilities over a 24-hour period, won the highest honor at the 39th edition of the Turin Film Festival, which took place from November 26. – December 4. Chaired by director Ildikó Enyedi and made up of actor Alessandro Gassmann, composer […]

Lara Dutta on making a lot of comedy mov...

New oi-Madhuri V | Updated: Tuesday November 30, 2021, 5:36 PM [IST] After winning the Miss Universe crown in 2000, Lara Dutta entered the film industry starring Akshay Kumar-Priyanka Chopra Andaz in 2003. Over time, the actress starred in numerous blockbuster films and stood out for her impeccable comedic timing in films like Full house, […]

The American Turkish Society will presen...

“Stories Come Together. Storytellers expand our minds and connect us. We are delighted to curate original independent stories that touch our hearts and remind us of the values ​​of our human understanding. We have chosen “Bridges & Borders“as this year’s theme to present films that bridge the gap between cultures, identities and people. These films […]

7th Mercy to Universe film festival kick...

The 7th Mercy to the Universe International Short Film Festival kicked off Monday in Istanbul. The week-long Atlas Cinema Festival is organized in cooperation with the Siyer Foundation and the Fidan Art Foundation, and is supported by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, with Anadolu Agency as a global communication partner. The festival aims […]

Sai Pallavi wants to work in comedy film...

Hyderabad: Telugu actress Sai Pallavi has become a household name not only in the Malayalam and Tamil film industry, but also in the Telugu film industry with her hits ranging from “Fida” to her latest film “Love Story”. Although she is not from Telangana, the actor is considered an ace of the characters of a […]

Tornos News | Invest Cyprus promotes th...

As a guest country at this year’s 29th Raindance Film Festival, Cyprus hopes to boost the ‘Olivewood’ film industry by showcasing the talents of established and emerging Cypriot filmmakers, as well as the optimal environment for filmmaking on the island. Raindance is an independent film festival in London that presents feature films, short films, web […]

Asian World Film Festival kicks off with...

LOS ANGELES, 25 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – The 2021 Asian World Film Festival (AWFF) will kick off November, 1st To 5:30 p.m. PT with a red carpet and a 7:00 p.m. PST screening with the highly anticipated Marvel Studios of Oscar-winning director Chloé Zhao Eternals, featuring Gemma chan, Richard madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia […]

The 9th Bosphorus Film Festival has star...

Beginning of the Bogazici Film Festival The 9th Bosphorus Film Festival kicked off with the opening night at the 1948 Atlas Cinema and the screening of the film “Not So Friendly Neighborhood” directed by Danis Tanovic. The 9th Bosphorus Film Festival, organized by the Bosphorus Culture and Arts Foundation, with contributions from the Turkish Ministry […]

Global Tourism Film Festival (GTFF) anno...

TORONTO, 20 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – GTFF in association with Netherlands Board of Tourism, announces a diverse list of films, workshops and seminars integrated into the October 21-24 Festival organized virtually this year. Receiving entries from nearly every continent, GTFF 2021 Film Selections include feature films that showcase fascinating regions of the world […]

The 10 Most Expensive Comedy Movies Ever...

Did you know that the average budget required for a film production is around $ 90-100 million, including marketing and distribution costs? Other movies may even require a lower budget, while others are three times the average cost. When producers develop a movie based on famous actors, they have to pay extra costs. Let’s take […]

Jeddah Old Town to host Red Sea Internat...

Jeddah Old Town to host Red Sea International Film Festival Jeddah – The Red Sea International Film Festival will be located in the iconic Old Town of Jeddah, a piece of Jeddah history that has been perfectly preserved and preserves the soul of Jeddah culture and architecture. The launch of the festival is an opportunity […]

Academy Award-Approved Tehran Internatio...

The director of the 38th Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF), Sadegh Mousavi, said the event has become the only festival in Iran that has been endorsed by Oscar. Speaking at a press conference, Mousavi said: “I have been in charge of this cinematic event for five years and over those years we have seen […]

The 10 highest-grossing comedies of 2021

The past year and a half has been difficult for many people. COVID-19 has had a direct impact on countless people around the world. Even many people who managed to stay healthy still felt the impact of the pandemic in one way or another. Needless to say, we could all use a good laugh now […]

Bollywood Magic at Tashkent Internationa...

The recently concluded Tashkent International Film Festival saw the participation of 15 countries, including India, Italy, Russia, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Israel, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Tajikistan and Turkey, among others. The theme of this edition of the festival was “For Peace, Enlightenment and Progress”. The festival has a great history where once Raj Kapoor was […]

Antalya Film Festival strengthens its ro...

Turkey’s Antalya Orange Gold Film Festival, which has always been the main catalyst for local cinema in the country, is a testament to the fact that despite the hurdles due to the pandemic and the country’s economy, Turkish filmmakers are standing still. wear well. “At the beginning of the year, people were saying, ‘You won’t […]

The 28th Adana Golden Boll International...

start of the island’s Golden Cocoon International Film Festival The promotional film for the Adana Golden Boll International Film Festival, which will be held September 13-19 this year, has been released. The festival is ready to meet moviegoers for the 28th time with a rich lineup. The theme of the festival this year will be […]

India’s participation in Tashkent Intern

The theme of this edition of the festival is “For Peace, Enlightenment and Progress” which will see the participation of 15 countries which include countries like Italy, Russia, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Israel , Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Tajikistan and Turkey, among others. Participating countries will be on stage for the glamorous opening ceremony and the […]

Veteran Turkish film actor Kartal Tibet ...

ISTANBUL Kartal Tibet, a prominent Turkish actor and screenwriter, has died at the age of 83. “Bye, brother Kartal, I will miss you so much,” actor Civan Canova wrote on social media early Friday, sharing a black-and-white photo of his longtime colleague. The Turkish Culture Ministry has also confirmed the death of the veteran actor. […]

Turkish Film Commission strives to draw ...

NEVÅžEHÄ°R The Turkish Film Commission strives to draw the attention of film companies to Cappadocia, which is a natural film setting with its historical and cultural riches as well as its interesting geographical beauties. class = “cf”> Work has been done to make Cappadocia, where stars such as Charles Bronson, Ömer Åžerif, Tony Curtis and […]

Are Nigerians only interested in Nollywo...

Vanessa Obioha A common comment conveyed by cinema operators in Nigeria during conferences and webinars is that Nigerian audiences prefer comedy films to any other genre. Box office figures don’t suggest otherwise. The highest-grossing Nigerian debut film of the past decade was the 2016 comedy film “The Wedding Party”. He was recently replaced by Funke […]

Nigeria: Are Nigerians Only Interested I...

A common comment conveyed by cinema operators in Nigeria during conferences and webinars is that Nigerian audiences prefer comedy films to any other genre. Box office figures don’t suggest otherwise. The highest-grossing Nigerian first film of the past decade was the 2016 comedy film “The Wedding Party”. He was recently replaced by Funke Akindele and […]

Turkish Film Wins Best Screenplay Award ...

NEW YORK Kovan, a film directed and written by Turkish filmmaker Eylem Kaftan, has won six awards, including “Best Screenplay” and “Best Director” at the Chelsea Film Festival in the United States, according to the Hürriyet daily. class = “cf”> Starring the famous Turkish-German actress Meryem Uzerli, better known as Hürrem Sultan in the popular […]

American Turkish Society Presents 17th A...

NEW YORK, Dec 3 2019 / PRNewswire / – The American Turkish Society will present on the 17the Annual New York Turkish Film Festival Thursday 12th Decembere – Sunday 15 Decembere at the SVA Theater in Chelsea, New York. This year’s festival will feature a unique selection of films to represent the festival theme: “Contemporary […]

Last Christmas Review – Emma Thompson’s

SSomewhere in the last decade audiences, and in turn financiers, fell in love with the London romantic comedy, a subgenre that had almost single-handedly kept the British film industry alive, or at least somewhat lucrative. They were repetitive, predictable, and filled with characters that were exclusively, uncomfortably, classy and white, but they were also undeniably […]

Check out Brandeis’ faculty at the Natio

Check out Brandeis’ faculty at the National Center for Jewish Film’s annual festival Margaret Sullavan and Jimmy Stewart in “Mortal Storm” April 26, 2019 The National Center for Jewish Film’s annual film festival is co-sponsored by ten academic organizations and features 25 Boston-area screenings, including talks with Brandeis faculty. The festival runs May 7-19 with […]

Netflix theaters release Turkish film sp...

ISTANBUL The release of Yılmaz ErdoÄŸan’s latest film “Organizing Ä°ÅŸler 2: Sazan Sarmalı” on the international digital platform Netflix two weeks after its first appearance in Turkish theaters has aroused the ire of moviegoers and officials of the Turkish cinema industry. class = “cf”> The film, released on February 1 in Turkey, was released on […]

Hollywood Turkish Film Fest “fulfills a

HOLLYWOOD The Hollywood Turkish Film Festival is a project that the Turkish film industry has long dreamed of, according to the festival organizer. Speaking at the festival’s opening ceremony in Hollywood on Friday, Barbaros Tapan said the event will provide a platform for Turkish cinema to be shown in Hollywood. “Each year, nominated for an […]

DC’s first Turkish film festival gives f

Although Turkey’s film industry celebrated its centenary in 2014, most of the country’s directors remain little known outside of the international festival circuit. Two notable exceptions are Nuri Bilge Ceylan, winner of the Palme d’Or de Cannes in 2014 for “Winter Sleep”, and the Franco-Turkish director Deniz Gamze Erguven, whose first feature “Mustang” was nominated […]

Rare treat for Turkish moviegoers

Turkish Ambassador H Emre Yunt (second from right) with Turkish Airlines Managing Director Mehmed Caymaz (right); President of the Qatari-Turkish Businessmen’s Association, Sezai Arli (second from left); and a representative of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Aytug Fazil Plumer, during the opening of the second Doha Turkish Film Festival at the Villaggio Cinema yesterday. […]