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Shriekfest Reveals its 2nd batch of Feature Film for the 2018 Festival!

The annual Los Angeles competition will kick off with an opening night gala October 4 celebrating 18 years! LOS ANGELES (Sept 15, 2018) –  The Shriekfest Film Festival, an international horror/sci-fi film and screenplay competition, has announced the first three films of its 2018 feature film lineup.  Film festival director Denise Gossett says “We are super excited to show […]

Bridget and Iain

Written by Norelle Scott, who also wrote the play this short film is adapted from, BRIDGET AND IAIN is a heartbreakingly relatable film about the struggle of a mother trying to keep her relationship alive with her son in the face of his ongoing drug addiction.  Bridget (played with wrenching emotion by Vivienne Powell), is a soft-hearted […]
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CANNES: ARCLIGHT FILMS CLOSES NORTH AMERICAN DEAL WITH GRINDSTONE ENTERTAINMENT

ARCLIGHT FILMS CLOSES NORTH AMERICAN DEAL WITH GRINDSTONE ENTERTAINMENT FOR BELGRADE FILM FESTIVAL WINNER “EDERLEZI RISING” Beverly Hills, California (May 12, 2018) Leading international sales company Arclight Films has finalized its North American distribution deal for the science fiction romance feature film Ederlezi Rising with Grindstone Entertainment, it was announced today by Arclight Films CEO Gary Hamilton. The Grindstone […]

CANNES: Andrea Riseborough and Chris Abbot Inhabit Brandon Conenberg’s Sci-Fi Thriller POSSESSOR

ANDREA RISEBOROUGH AND CHRISTOPHER ABBOTT INHABIT BRANDON CRONENBERG’S SCI-FI THRILLER ‘POSSESSOR’   ARCLIGHT FILMS REPPING WORLDWIDE RIGHTS IN CANNES Cannes, France (May 11, 2018) Andrea Riseborough (upcoming Nancy, The Death of Stalin, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)) and Christopher Abbott (upcoming Catch-22, It Comes At Night, James White) are set to star in Brandon Cronenberg’s (Antiviral) anticipated sophomore feature film Possessor, it was […]

Chris Evans to Star in Neil Blomkamp’s GREENLAND from STXinternational

Anton and STXinternational Board Neill Blomkamp’s Disaster Thriller GREENLAND CHRIS EVANS TO STAR Anton to Produce Alongside Thunder Road’s Basil Iwanyk   CANNES, FRANCE (May 13, 2018) — Chris Evans (The Avengers, Captain America franchises) will lead block-buster director Neill Blomkamp’s (Elysium, District 9) next film, Greenland, about one family’s fight for survival in the face of a cataclysmic natural […]

Nicolas Cage Thriller Producers Launch Production Company RISE UP

DIRECTOR MARIA PULERA LAUNCHES PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION COMPANY ‘RISE UP, LLC’ WITH ERIC BANOUN AND DAVID HILLARY   FIRST FILM ‘BETWEEN WORLDS’ STARRING NICOLAS CAGE DEBUTS IN CANNES   NEXT SEVEN PROJECTS GREENLIT FOR PRODUCTION Cannes, FRANCE (May 10, 2018) Writer, director, and producer Maria Pulera, whose upcoming mystery thriller Between Worlds will have its debut screening for buyers […]

JULIANNE HOUGH AND TYLER HOECHLIN ARE BEACH READY IN ‘BIGGER’

BRAND NEW FIRST PRODUCTION PHOTO DEBUT   JULIANNE HOUGH AND TYLER HOECHLIN ARE BEACH READY IN ‘BIGGER’   FILM DEBUTS FOR BUYERS AT CANNES MARKET   BIGGER is a powerful rags-to-riches story about international icons Joe and Ben Weider, who created the sport of modern body building and the fitness world as we know it today. They […]

So WTF is Going on with FilmSnobbery?

I relaunched FilmSnobbery in the last quarter of 2016 with the expectation of a big comeback in the indie film world filled with new reviews, podcasts, lives shows, and more. Then something great happened. I was offered a permanent full-time position at the movie studio I was working part-time for in Los Angeles. I finally […]

LEXUS SHORT FILMS RETURNS TO NAPA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL WITH WORLD PREMIERE PRESENTATION

Deadline Hollywood’s Mike Fleming and filmmaker Lee Daniels to moderate conversation with filmmakers on November 10, 2016 WHO:  NVFF is proud to be partnering again this year with Lexus and The Weinstein Company on Lexus Short Films (LSF). The four winning LSF filmmakers will be presenting their new short films together for the first time […]

NVFF Announces Matthew McConaughey Tribute & Special Screening of GOLD

OSCAR® WINNER MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY TO RECEIVE THE CALDWELL VINEYARD MAVERICK ACTOR TRIBUTE AT THE 6th ANNUAL NAPA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL Festival to host special screening of TWC-DIMENSION’s GOLD   Napa, California (October 20, 2016) – The sixth annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is pleased to host a private VIP screening of TWC-Dimension’s highly anticipated […]

2016 Crown Heights Film Festival | Oct. 28 & 29, 2016

The Crown Heights Film Festival (CHFF) on October 28 & 29 will bring exceptional local and international short film to Central Brooklyn audiences. The festival showcases a curated selection of short films: narratives, animation, documentaries, and cross-disciplinary/experimental films. Our mission is to provide a voice and opportunities for filmmakers in short form, to foster cross-arts collaboration, […]

Razor Reel 2016 announces jam-packed genre line-up

Bruges, Belgium – October 5, 2016 – Celebrating its ninth consecutive edition, the Razor Reel Flanders Film Festivalhas revealed a full slate of high-caliber movies. True to its roots as a fantastic film festival while unafraid to cover some new ground, the Flemish fest still takes place in the historic city center of Bruges, in […]