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Tree of Life is Bookies' Favourite for Palme D'Or

Betting firm Paddy Power have reported strong support for ‘The Tree of Life’ to win this year’s Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Edinburgh Film Festival Plans "Radical New Approach"

Gavin Miller, CEO for the Centre for the Moving Image (CMI), announced "a radical new approach" for next year's Edinburgh International Film Festival today.

Two More Films From VIFF: Honeymoons and Pulsar

I caught a couple of last-minute, random films this week at the Vancouver International Film Festival.

Wind Wind-up; and Walking On the Dark Side at VIFF 2010

One of the less cut-and-dry eco docs at the Vancouver International Film Festival this year, is Windfall (10, 13 October) a relentless attack on wind energy seen through the prism of a small town in upstate New York where industrial wind energy

Preview: 18th Raindance Film Festival, London 2010

This year's Raindance Film Festival is a challenging and innovative mix, showing some 77 features and 69 UK Premieres over a 12 day period from the comfortable surroundings of the Apollo Cinema in Piccadilly Circus.

VIFF Film & TV Forum 2010 Line-up

The VIFF 25th Annual Film & TV Forum is back at the the Vancouver International Film Centre for another year later this month with sessions for filmmakers looking to hone their business and creative skills, expand their international contacts, and increase their digital media savvy.

Eco Docs at the Vancouver International Film Festival

It seems more like a decade than a year since VIFF (30 September-15 October) last came round. Make that two decades. With Copenhagen's failure fast becoming a dot in the rear view mirror, one filmmaker has returned to footage from the first “Earth Summit” in Rio for inspiration.

Essential Killing Takes Triple at Venice

"Essential Killing", a Jeremy Thomas presentation directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, has won an unprecedented three awards at last night's ceremony in Venice, taking home the Special Jury Prize, Best Actor (Vincent Gallo), and the Cinemavveniere Award for Best Film in Competition (youth jury).

Edinburgh Film Festival Director Bids Farewell

Hannah McGill has decided to step down from her role as artistic director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. McGill has been at the helm of the EIFF since 2006 and curated her first film festival in 2007. Prior to that she was a programme consultant for the festival for five years.

Edinburgh Animation The Illusionist To Open Film Festival

Edinburgh-set animated feature The Illusionist is to open Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010 on 16th June. The opening gala will also be the inaugural EIFF premiere for the Edinburgh Festival theatre.

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