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Events

Dispatches from IDFA 2014: Days 1-6

Posted November 25, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

IDFA 2014 officially opened on Wednesday, November 19 in the jam-packed main hall Amsterdam’s beautiful Tuschinski  cinema. At the opening ceremony, two awards were handed out: Sjoerd Oostrik received the €125,000 Mediafonds Documentary Award towards the realisation of his film Hier is het nooit stil, a plan developed during the IDFA-Mediafonds Workshop. Documentary filmmaker Jessica Gorter received the €50,000 […]

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Dispatches from the 35th American Film Market

Posted November 14, 2014 by Lia Fietz

The 2014 American Film Market closed its 35th edition Wednesday after 7,946 attendees visited the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica for the eight day market.  The AFM again was host to a truly global market, with 1,670 buyers coming from over 70 different countries. Of the 794 registered buyer companies, 90 were new to the AFM. Overall […]

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FEATURE ARTICLES

10 Films to Watch at IDFA 2014

Posted November 14, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

Every year IDFA presents the best documentaries, selected from a wide topical range. This selection is made ​​on the basis of certain clear criteria. In short, the IDFA looks for documentaries that are stylistically interesting or innovative, socially relevant and who manage to clearly communicate with their audiences. This will be the first year we will attend […]

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New Releases

Surreal Cuban Loveletter ‘Amor Cronico’ Now Available (Video)

Posted November 5, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

Amor Crónico follows Grammy nominated, Cuban-born CuCu Diamantes as she embarks on a whirlwind tour of her home country. Interweaving glamorous live performances with a fictional romance, the film pays tribute to the history of cinema in surreal fashion. Backed by a high energy Latin soundtrack, Cucu’s journey is a visual love poem to the […]

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General News

Tribeca Film Acquires US Rights to Documentary ‘I Am Big Bird’

Posted November 2, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

Tribeca Film has acquired U.S. rights to the heartwarming documentary I Am Big Bird, directed and produced by Dave LaMattina and Chad Walker. The film had its world premiere at Hot Docs earlier this year and will go on to play at DOC NYC in November. It will be released theatrically and on VOD day-and-date […]

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Tribeca Film Festival Documentary ‘True Son’ to Air on Fusion

Posted November 2, 2014 by Steve Rickinson

Fusion, the television and digital media company serving a young, diverse millennial audience, has acquired the exclusive U.S. television rights to TRUE SON following its premiere at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. The documentary will premiere November 18 at 9:00 p.m., ET on Fusion and will also be featured at Fusion’s RiseUp summit in Washington, DC on […]

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