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New Venue For Edinburgh Film Festival

The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) will be rolling out the red carpet at the Festival Theatre for the first time this June. The theatre has secured £245,000 in funding from the Scottish Government to install new digital cinema facilities.

Raindance awards Prize winners as 2009 Fest draws to a close

The 2009 Raindance Film Festival drew to a close with the screening of Steven Soderbergh's film "The Girlfriend Experience" on the evening of Sunday 11 October.

Green Carpet Premiere For Age of Stupid In Vancouver

Franny Armstrong's climate change movie The Age of Stupid had its green carpet premiere at the Vancouver International Film Festival on Tuesday night, with a medley of local luminaries from political, film, and television worlds.

VIFF Docs Follow the Money

The implosion of the U.S. housing bubble last year, and the subsequent fallout, is the subject of several documentaries at this year's Vancouver International Film Festival (1-16 October). Part of a finance related strand entitled Follow The Money, the docs try to untangle the complex financial web behind the sub-prime disaster

The 17th Raindance Film Festival : London 2009, 30 Sept - 11 Oct 2009, Apollo Cinema

The 17th Raindance Film Festival gets underway at the Apollo Cinema in London on Wed Sept 30th with an opening showing of the film "Humpday" an uproarious comedy directed by Lynn Shelton about two pals Ben and Andrew who get together to shoot a film to be submitted in their local porn festival - it will be a film that will go 'beyond gay' ! Humpday is due for general release in the Autumn.

14 Islands, 14 Filmmakers, 14 Days, £14,000 prize

The 1st October sees the launch of The 14 Islands Film Challenge, a nationwide search to find "the UK’s most talented professional or aspiring filmmakers." The competition will give fourteen lucky filmmakers a once in a lifetime opportunity to spend two weeks on an idyllic island in The Bahamas and the chance to compete for a £14,000 cash prize.

Vancouver Launches Film Festival Programme

I don't know if it was the fact that Vancouver was under a deluge this morning, or there's just fewer journalists around these days, but the Vancouver International Film Festival media conference seemed less busy than in previous years.

Vancouver Film Festival: Green Filmmakers See Red

The 16-day Vancouver International Film Festival gets underway on 1st October. If previous years are anything to go by, you can expect a programme bursting at the seams with world cinema, documentary, music and arthouse work from across the globe. In particular, with the Earth Summit in Copenhagen coming in December, expect festival artistic director Alan Franey to field a strand of hard-hitting environmental documentaries when the full VIFF programme goes live on 12th September.

Charlie Kaufman Lined Up For Vancouver Trade Forum

Vancouver, Canada – The programme for the 24th Vancouver Film & TV Forum (29 Sept - 2 Oct, 2009) along with New Filmmakers’ Day on 3 Oct, has been announced. Among the highlights of the five day industry and educational event will be a masterclass with non-linear Hollywood scribe Charlie Kaufman.

Toronto International Film Festival

Event Dates: 
Thursday, 10 September 2009 - Saturday, 19 September 2009

Toronto
Canada

Toronto is Canada's major film festival and one of the top film festivals in North America attracting big name stars and films over the course of its 10 days.

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