Film Festivals (Non-NYC)

2nd Annual Niagara Integrated Film Festival Announces Dates & Team

Posted February 19, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

Niagara Integrated Film Festival (NIFF) is proud to announce the dates for its 2nd annual film, food and wine festival, June 18-21, in the Niagara Region, Ontario. NIFF celebrates the cinematic arts with an exclusive look at top-shelf films from around the globe, paired with Niagara’s world-class wineries, and flavored with food from award-winning Canadian chefs, all in the breathtaking beauty of the […]

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65th Berlinale Interview: Muayad Alayan (Director/Co-Writer) and Rami Alayan (Co-Writer) – “Love, Theft and Other Entanglements”

Posted February 16, 2015 by Lia Fietz

Mousa gets into the trouble of his life when he steals the wrong car. What he thought was an Israeli car and an easy way to make money in his impoverished Palestinian refugee camp turns out to be a load of misfortune when he discovers a kidnaped Israeli soldier in the trunk. Mousa’s hopes of […]

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General News

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Announces ‘SNL’ Documentary As Opening Night Film

Posted February 12, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

The Tribeca Film Festival , presented by AT&T, announced today that the world premiere of the documentary Live From New York!, will open the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday, April 15. “Saturday Night Live” has been reflecting and influencing the American story for 40 years. Live From New York! explores the show’s early years, an experiment […]

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Egyptian Superstar Satirist Announces New Documentary & IndieGoGo Campaign

Posted February 10, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’s Senior Producer, Sara Taksler announced an exclusive, independent documentary film based on TV star and satirist, Bassem Youssef, the Egyptian TV host whose show, “Al Bernameg”, attracted 30 million viewers per episode (“The Daily Show”, which Bassem based his show on, has 2 million viewers per episode). Titled TICKLING GIANTS, the film sets to reveal Bassem’s extraordinary life […]

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General News

Candy Factory Launches “Electric Candy” Genre Arm; Announces First Titles

Posted February 10, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

Candy Factory Films, the new forward-thinking, filmmaker-friendly production and distribution company, is launching Electric Candy – an alternative arm reserved for releasing the company’s edgier, quirkier, and genre-driven content. The company is proud to announce the first two titles to be released under the Electric Candy name: Writer/Director Eddie Mullins’ pre-apocalyptic comedy, Doomsdays, which has […]

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FremantleMedia International’s ‘Deutschland 83′ to Air on Sundance TV

Posted February 9, 2015 by Steve Rickinson

FremantleMedia International (FMI) and SundanceTV today announced a ground-breaking partnership that will see the network co-produce the major new eight-part drama, Deutschland 83 with UFA Fiction.  The series will become the first ever German-language drama to be aired on a major US network. Created by Anna Winger and Joerg Winger, Deutschland 83 is executive produced […]

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