Feb 102011

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2006

Apple’s iPod and today’s cutting edge video technology is bringing major film stars directly to consumers in on-demand short films. You can now quickly download a short film and watch your favorite actors in superb sound and clarity. Shorts International has teamed with Apple and iTunes to bring hand picked short films to the fore of this great platform.

“The Death of Salvador Dali” brings the paranoiac, flamboyant Dali into the office and headspace of an unsuspecting Sigmund Freud. When the artist seeks Freud’s assistance to inject madness into his art, tables are turned and student becomes teacher. Through a series of visits by Dali’s friends, enemies, and muse, Freud is unwittingly subjected to chaos, deception, and guns.

The wonderfully sexy “Queen of Burlesque” Dita Von Teese plays Dali’s whip wielding wife Gala. Husband Marilyn Manson was instrumental in convincing Dita to play the role. In an amazing stroke of luck, the perfectly cast Dali is played by his namesake, Salvador Benavides.

Delaney Bishop masterfully creates a time and place of beauty, art, and humor. He first wrote a feature length Dali script while attending NYU film school. It later turned into a short and won Best Screenplay at Hypefest LA. With a Panavision grant, Bishop converted his home into a studio and shot the film entirely on 35mm. The film has gone on to screen at dozens of international film festivals and has won awards for Best Female Performance at the Beverly Hills film festival and Best Cinematography at the Aarhus film festival in Denmark.

Felix Brenner’s original soundtrack beautifully integrates Latin, Classical, and Electronic music to portray the wild and unpredictable Dali. There are romantic motifs with regal melodic passages rendered by piano, guitar, woodwinds and strings. Slightly edgy sections nicely match the films off-the-wall qualities. Brenner’s compositions can be both sumptuous and moody, making for a great listening experience. The soundtrack CD features key dialogue excerpts from the film.

“The surprise hit of the Silver Lake film festival” Entertainment Today, April 2006 cover story.

“Simply Dazzling. One of the best shorts I’ve seen this year, or last for that matter.” Cathy Ross, SXSW festival coordinator.

In an interview in the next issue of “Salvador Dali Collectors Quarterly”, Bishop reveals the likelihood of a feature length Dali movie by creators of the short.

“The Death of Salvador Dali” appears on iTunes alongside shorts featuring John Cleese, Jon Stewart, Gretchen Mol and the Academy Award nominees of 2005.

“The Death of Salvador Dali” is available for download exclusively on iTunes for $ 1.99. Also, look for the ShortsTV iTunes video podcast to see interviews with the filmmakers and star, Salvador Benavides.

The Soundtrack is available for download on iTunes or on CD at CDBaby.com.

www.DaliMovie.com

www.MySpace.com/DeathofDali

www.CDBaby.com/FelixBrenner

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Feb 092011

The city of Venice is ready to celebrate the important event represented by the famous Venice International Film Festival.

The 2009 edition of the Festival, organized by the Venice Biennale, will run at Venice Lido from 2nd to 12th of September and it is one of the greatest events in the world dedicated to cinema.

As mentioned in the official site, the «aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote all the various aspects of international cinema in all its forms, as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and tolerance».

The opening ceremony, hosted by the Italian actress Maria Grazia Cucinotta, will be followed by the world premiere screening of Giuseppe Tornatore’s “Baarìa”, one of the movies in competition.

The official line-up of the 66th Festival includes six different sections – Venezia 66, Out of Competition, Orizzonti, Controcampo italiano, Corto Cortissimo and Questi Fantasmi – and two independent and parallel sections which are “International Critics’ Week” – a series of 7 or 8 films, debut works, independently selected by a special commission nominated by the National Syndicate of Italian Film Critics – and “Giornate degli Autori – Venice Days” – a series of 10-12 films independently organized by a commission nominated by the Italian Association of Film-makers and by the Association of Independent Directors and Producers.

Five international juries will assign the official awards to producers coming from every corner of the world, in fact, all countries are represented during the Festival, with international directors who participate in order to show their works to an international audience.

This year a pre-opening night has been organized that will take place in Venice on 1st of September at 9 p.m. in the Campo San Polo Arena, with the screening of the Mario Monicelli’s masterpiece “La Grande Guerra” (The Great War, 1959).

For detailed information about the line-up of the Festival, the screening schedule and information about tickets, have a look at the dedicated section on About Venice.

Stratus Media Group Announces Karen Arikian as Director of the Perugia International Film Festival
Stratus Media Group, Inc. , a global live entertainment company and owner of the Perugia International Film Festival , announces Karen Arikian, currently serving as the Hamptons International Film Festival’s Executive Director, will take on the additional role as Director of the Perugia International Film Festival.

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Feb 092011

Check out these British film images:

The Pandora Gallery plaque


On this site stood The Pandora Gallery where films were first shown to the public outside London 25th March 1896

Commemorating the Centenary of Cinema 1996. In association with The British Film Institute.

132 Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2HH

The Riverfront, BFI, Southbank, London


Under Waterloo Bridge is the British Film Institute. Here you can see incredible films which are a part of the archives, or a specially programmed series of films as part of a week fitting a theme, or merely get some tasty sandwiches. The Riverfront is their restaurant, and I had a tasty sammich. Yum (HDR exposure technique)!

First Film Studio and Laboratory plaque


1898-1898 Site of the First Film Studio and Laboratory created by James Williamson

Commemorating the Centenary of Cinema 1996. In association with The British Film Institute.

156 Church Road, Hove

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Feb 062011
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There are some video production houses which not only cater the corporate sector of Denmark but also offer there services to the average joe of Denmark who also demand professional quality videos for there day to day celebrations. One such Denmark based video production company is Per Sommer Videoproduktion, Yes it is video production with a “k” this is how we spell it in Danish. Per Sommer Videoproduktion is a 20 years old video production and editing studio with an experience of making more then 800 video and DVD productions about Danish professional and private sector under its belt.


After so many productions Per Sommer has gained major experience in the field of video movies , ad films and short films which has helped them in creating a wide network of clients in every sector of Denmark. Besides that, They have produced films for games, role play, music videos, advertisements and special occasions video. Company has a lot of experience in video editing and in directing short films. Per Sommer is major authority figure in teaching in the field of video production. The classes cover all the aspects of the field including lighting, film editing and special effects.


Keeping up with the present scenario company delivers all of the video production on DVD media for sharp crystal clear images of excellent quality. Company also provides video recording, CD-DVD duplication and editing in professional broadcast quality which is equivalent to TV2 channel a Denmark based TV Channel known for its excellent picture quality in the whole world. Video production company has a vast array of lights and lighting equipments which are used by us as per the customers requirements. Per Sommer uses diverse copying machinery like stand alone DVD recorders and duplicators and quality media like DVD and WMF .


Our clients include all the major Danish companies like Radiometer, Novo Nordisk, AOF Denmark, Lorea’l, Unicon Beton,Rias, Danica Forsikring and government organizations like the postal department of Denmark. For a complete list of our references and details regarding our work please visit our website. We also provide a free demo video through our website which showcases all the projects undertaken by us, just give us a call and we will send you the video free of charge. You can also mail us any of your queries on the address mentioned at the site.

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Feb 062011

Some cool new release movie images:

Nose Clamp
new release movie

Thank you to gnosis / john r for recommending this product. This is the best product ever.

On front
CoCo
Nose Up!
(Anti-bacterial, Anti-odorant. New Release)
Make your little nose shine more beautifully. An essential product for your nose.

On rear (cartoon)
So where and when do you use CoCo?

Just like me, sniff. (thinks a brunette Japanese while a watching blonde person on television and wearing the nose clamp)

On rear (instruction for use)
1) Adjust the screws at the end so that it does not hurt your nose while clamping.
2) Once you have adjusted the size, quietly (sic. gently) clamp your nose with CoCo.
3) Do not use for long periods of time.
4) Please stop using this device immediately should anything happen to your skin etc.
5) Do not use while driving or sleeping.
6) Keep out of reach of children.

Made in Korea, Imported by Sera in Tokyou, 03-3863-6091

Subliminal effect of watching Hollywood movies upon Japanese. I added this to the racism pool because i think that products like this and Hollywood films help to foster a creeping racial self-hatred among the not-long-nosed races.

Video about Westernisation of Japanese Manekins

Horton Hears A Who
new release movie

Took the kids to see Horton Hears A Who today. Wasn’t that bad. Saw a preview of the new Ice Age movie set to be released mid next year.

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Feb 062011

New York, NY (PRWEB) November 28, 2007

Film Movement (www.FilmMovement.com), U.S. film distributor for award-winning, independent and foreign films, is offering 3 and 6 month Gift Subscription Packages, with the option of adding on ‘bonus films’ and specialty film “DVD Packs,” that bring selected award-winning films from different categories right to the doors of your friends and loved ones this holiday season.

The Subscription Packages are 3 or 6 months long. Each package provides 2 DVD a month, 1 feature-length film and 1 short film.

With award-winning films from around the world, a Film Movement subscription is like having an entire film festival delivered to your door. Also, there is the option of adding on 3 or 6 “bonus films.”

In addition, Film Movement introduces DVD Packs for both subscribers & non-subscribers. With the DVD Packs, film lovers will receive a set of 3 award-winning films from the following categories: Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Spiritual, Documentary, Celebrity, Spanish-language, French-language, Italian-language, Asian and English language.

Choose from the following DVD Packs, just $ 29.95 for subscribers and $ 39.95 for non-subscribers. Synopses of all films can be found at www.FilmMovement.com.

Sundance Film Festival DVD Pack (All films won awards at the Sundance Film Festival):

Ali Zaoua

Manito

Monster Thursday

Cannes Film Festival DVD Pack (All films won awards at the Cannes Film Festival):

Who’s Camus Anyway?

Raja

Road to Koktobel

Spanish-Language DVD Pack:

Carol’s Journey

Viva Cuba

Madeinusa

French-Language DVD Pack:

Hop

Viva Laldjerie

Dreams of Dust

Italian-Language DVD Pack:

Agata & the Storm

Ginger and Cinnamon

Light of My Eyes

English-Language DVD Pack:

A Simple Curve

Morlang

The Rage in Placid Lake

Asian DVD Pack:

A Peck on Cheek

Drifters

Be With Me

Spiritual DVD Pack:

Let the Church Say Amen

Le Grand Voyage

The Island

Films with Celebrities DVD Pack:

‘Wilby Wonderful’ with Sandra Oh

‘The Rage in Placid Lake’ with Ben Lee

‘The Party’s Over’ with Philip Seymour Hoffman

Documentary DVD Pack:

Our Town

The Party’s Over

Let the Church Say Amen

In addition, consumers can also choose from the following Film Movement DVD-of-the-Month Club Subscription Packages:

6 Month Subscription + 6 Bonus Films + DVD Case – $ 119.95

    6 monthly films with free shipping (1 feature length film & 1 short film a month)
    6 Bonus films: Be With Me, Hawaii Oslo, Something Like Happiness, Inch’Allah Dimanche, Campfire, How I Spent the End of the World
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o    6 month subscription without bonus films – $ 67.95

6 Month Subscription + 3 Bonus Films + DVD Case – $ 95.95

    6 monthly films with free shipping (1 feature length film & 1 short film a month)
    3 Bonus films: Be With Me, Hawaii Oslo, Something Like Happiness
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3 Month Subscription + 3 Bonus Films + DVD Case – $ 67.95

    3 monthly films with free shipping (1 feature length film & 1 short film a month)
    3 Bonus films: Be With Me, Hawaii Oslo, Something Like Happiness
    Film Movement 24 DVD Carrying Case
o    3 Month subscription without bonus films – $ 35.95

About Film Movement: Launched in 2003, Film Movement is a full-service North American distributor of award-winning independent and foreign films based in New York City. Film Movement has released more than 100 feature films and shorts from 27 countries on six continents, including top prize winners from Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Berlin, Tribeca and other prestigious festivals. Film Movement releases its films through many different distribution channels including theatrical, non-theatrical, home video, television outlets (such as Sundance Channel, IFC, & Showtime) and can also be seen on In-flight Entertainment on Continental Airlines. For more information, please visit www.filmmovement.com

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Feb 062011

ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) November 6, 2003

[www.ZoieFilms.com Today, ZoieFilms announced submission details for the 2004 Zoie Films Online Film Festival. Entry forms are available online at www.ZoieFilms.com website. Submissions for this yearÂ’s Online Film Festival deadlines are December 1st, 2003 with late deadline on February 10th 2004. The 2004 ZoieFest Online Film Festival will begin in March 20th, 2004 at www.ZoieFilms.com.

The leader in online film festivals, Zoie Films Festival is open to feature films, film shorts, documentaries, animations, music videos and mixed media projects utilizing innovative techniques. All entries are judged by a media panel and winning films are showcased online via special screenings available at high speed internet connections. Zoie Films utilizes the latest encryption technology to present the finest quality streaming programs. Zoie Films Festival presents certificates, prizes and awards in animation, drama, comedy, action and new media forms.

For complete information regarding film guidelines, entry rules, or an application form for the Zoie Films Online Film Festival, go to www.ZoieFilms.com and electronic submissions are also acceptable. Entry forms are available online at www.Zoie Films.com and must be sent with submission fees of $ 40 under 30 minutes and $ 50 for feature films.

Founded by Victoria lynn Weston in 1996, Zoie Films Festival is an exclusive online film festival dedicated to the development of independent artists and exploring innovative exhibitions of their work. Since its inception, Zoie Films Festival has grown into a globally recognized venue for filmmakers and screenwriters. Zoie Films Festival is held every March and celebrates independent works from around the world. Zoie Films Festival is the leading online film festival for international works and maintains a unique archive of independent films, documentaries and animations.

Contact: info@zoiefilms.com

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Feb 032011

 

CANADA’S GOLDEN SHEAF AWARD WINNERS
1994


BEST OF FESTIVAL ... IT'S A TIE!

FOLK ART FOUND ME
Director:	Alex Busby
Producer:	Alex Busby & Mike Mahoney
Production Co:	Wisdom Teeth Productions
		P.O. Box 233, Station M
		Halifax, NS
		B3J 2M4
		Phone:	(902) 426-6001

A direct and humourous documentary that allows the artist to
explain what real folk art is.  A celebration of the creative
will, whether it's considered genuine, base or vulgar, and the
need to express oneself.  It snaps along with a great wit and
is, in the end, an inspiration for everybody.

THE MIGHTY RIVER
Director:	Frederic Back
Producer:	Hubert Tison
Production Co:	Societe Radio-Canada
		1400 est, boul. Rene Levesque 17e etage
		Montreal, PQ
		H2L 2M2
		Phone: (514) 597-4383

Viewers marvelled at "Crac!" and at "The Man who Planted Trees".
Now Back has created a film that is even more wondrous, even
more poetic.  This time he gazes lovingly on waters that find
their way to the wide-open sea, on the waters of the majestic
St. Lawrence River.  This voyage through time and space bears
the name "The Might River".

BEST ART DIRECTION - Russell Chick
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - Maris Jansons
BEST ARTS / ENTERTAINMENT

KURT BROWNING: YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS
Director:	Joan Tosoni
Producer:	John Brunton
Production Co:	Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
		205 Wellington Street West
		Toronto, ON
		M5V 3G7
		Phone: (416) 205-3522

Four time world champion Kurt Browning and guest stars
including Olympic champion Kristi Yamaguchi and Canadian
champion Josee Chouinard.  Highlights include a spoof of rocker
Robert Palmer's most celebrated music video; a stunning black

and white salute to the U.S. film noir genre of the 40's; and
Browning's dazzling homage to movie musical legend Gene Kelly.

BEST DIRECTION  - Ron Meraska
SUPERCHANNEL SCRIPT AWARD OF $  1,000 - Richard Mortimer
THE SCN ELIZABETH LOWRY AWARD OF $  500
BEST EDUCATIONAL / INSTRUCTIONAL

aidSCARE aidsCARE
Director:	Ron Meraska
Producer:	Lynn Harvey
Production Co:	Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
		P.O. Box 500, Station "A"
		Toronto, ON
		M5W 1E6

An hour long entertainment special featuring rap and rock music
plus off-the-wall comedy.  The entertainment for teens is
underscored by a strong message of safe sex and AIDS.

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE
SPECIAL JURY AWARD
BEST DOCUMENTARY UNDER 30 MINUTES

FOLK ART FOUND ME
Director:	Alex Busby
Producer:	Alex Busby / Mike Mahoney
Production Co:	Wisdom Teeth Productions
		P.O. Box 233, Station M
		Halifax, NS
		B3J 2M4
		Phone: (902) 426-6001

A direct & humorous documentary that allows the artist to
explain what real folk art is.  A celebration of the creative
will, whether it's considered genuine, base or vulgar, and the
need to express oneself.  It snaps along with a great wit &
is, in the end, an inspiration for everybody.

BEST SOUND - Michel Descombes & Luc Boudrias
BEST ANIMATION 

THE MIGHTY RIVER
Director:	Frederic Back
Producer:	Hubert Tison
Production Co:	Societe Radio-Canada
		1400 est, boul. Rene Levesque 17e etage
		Montreal, PQ
		H2L 2M2
		Phone: (514) 597-4383

Viewers marvelled at "Crac!" and at "The Man who Planted Trees".
Now Back has created a film that is even more wondrous, even
more poetic.  This time he gazes lovingly on waters that find
their way to the wide-open sea, on the waters of the majestic
St. Lawrence River.  This voyage through time and space bears
the name "The Might River".

BEST VIDEOGRAPHY
BEST DOCUMENTARY BY A BROADCASTER

RED CAPITALISM
Director:	Mark Starowicz
Producers:	Mark Starowicz / Julia Bennett
Production Co:	Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
		Documentary Unit
		4A-100 Broadcasting Centre
		205 Wellington Street West
		Toronto, ON
		M5V 3G7
		Phone: (416) 205-8838 / 205-8864

China will dwarf other countries in our lifetimes; the
documentary team set out to put a human face to an economic
revolution by telling the stories of the people struggling to
make it in the booming and corrupt city of Shenzhen.

THE ANTOINETTE (NETTIE) KRYSKI CANADIAN
  HERITAGE AWARD OF $  500
THE NATIONAL FILM BOARD KATHLEEN
  SHANNON AWARD OF $  1,000
BEST MULTICULTURAL / RACE RELATIONS

NUHONIYEH: OUR STORY
Director:	Allan Code / Mary Code
Producer:	Allan Code / Mary Code
Production Co:	Treeline Productions
		Tadoule Lake, MB
		R0B 2C0
		Phone: (204) 684-2008
		Fax:     (204) 684-2008

A people displaced, degraded and almost destroyed by Government
policy to divide them from their land and livelihood.  The
story of the Sayisi Dene, recounted by the survivors.

BEST PERFORMANCE - Linda Roy

UNE NUIT AVEC TOI
(ONE NIGHT WITH YOU)
Director:	Claude Demers
Producer:	Martin Paul-Hus
Production Co:	Amerique Film
		3575 St. Laurent, Mtl #314
		Montreal, PQ
		H2X 2T7
		Phone: (514) 844-0302

Un Homme, Deux Femmes.  Une Nuit.  Antoine est épris de Pamela
et d'Anne-Isabelle avec qui il n'ete de couper le ponts.
Alors qu'il rentre d'une soirée avec Pamela, un appel d'Anne-
Isabelle vient tout chambarder.

BEST EDITING

ELVIS: AIRBORNE
Director:	Brownen Hughes
Producer:	Morgan Earl
Production Co:	Glen-Warren Entertainment
		Box 9 - Station O
		Toronto, ON
		M4A 2M9
		Phone: (416) 299-2172

An intimate profile on Elvis Stojko.   The Special explores
Elvis' personal and professional life amidst the physical and
emotional strain of shooting for Olympic Gold.

BEST CHILDREN'S PRODUCTION

THE BIGGEST LITTLE TICKET
Director:	Robert Lang
Producer:	Robert Lang / Peter Weyman
Production Co:	Lyric Film & Video Inc.
		490 Adelaide St. W., Suite 304
		Toronto, ON
		M5V 1T2
		Phone: (416) 362-9822

A magic ticket takes a young girl on an adventure to an
enchanted theatre where she meets a Troll, a Dragon, and is
treated to a concert by Fred Penner, Bob Munsch, Rockapella and
other greats.

BEST COMMERCIAL (UNDER 2 MINUTES)

GAMBIT / LA COMBINE (90 seconds)
Director:	F.W. Samms
Producer:	Dept. Of Foreign Affairs & International Trade
Production Co:	Dept. Of Foreign Affairs & International Trade
		BCC - C2, Room 120
		125 Sussex Drive
		Ottawa, ON
		K1A 0G2
		Phone: (613) 943-0052

The promise of quick cash lures Renee and Paul into bringing
drugs back to Canada.  In a tragic twist of fate, they find out
that the risks and consequences of drug involvement are much
greater than they had anticipated.

BEST DOCUMENTARY OVER 30 MINUTES

NO MAN'S LAND
Director:	Shelley Saywell
Producer:	Shelley Saywell
Production Co:	Bishari Film Productions Inc.
		238 Davenport Road, #367
		Toronto, ON
		M5R 1J6
		Phone: (416) 964-6568

A focus on female war correspondents, their commonalities of
experience and personal sacrifice.  Less surprising than
thought provoking.

BEST DRAMA OVER 30 MINUTES

A CITY OF TONGUES
Director:	Lewis Cohen / Joshua Dorsey
Producer:	Lewis Cohen
Production Co:	Big Fan Film
		#14 Palmerston Gardens
		Toronto, ON
		M6G 1V9
		Phone: (416) 588-3544

Jammed from head to tail with bold colour canvasses, stark
black & white landscapes and erotic video jolts "A City Of
Tongues" is the story of Chantal's journey through a series of
alienating and abusive relationships with men.

BEST DRAMA UNDER 30 MINUTES

THE ROWBOAT RIDE
Director:	Jacques Fournier
Producer:	Christiane Hameline
Production Co:	Bloom Films
		318 Sherbrooke East
		Montreal, PQ
		H2X 1E6
		Phone: (514) 982-9770

"The Rowboat Ride" is a turning point in the life of Lara, the
grandmother, her two daughters, Halina and Katherine, and Amy,
the daughter of the latter.  Forced to submit to Katherine's
implacalbe decisions on their behalf, Lara and Amy, linked by
their lack of power, take off for a boat ride during which the
grandmother startles her granddaughter with a distressing
revelation about her past.

BEST EXPERIMENTAL

LOULOU: PRISONNIÉRE DE SES PASSIONS
Director:	Sylvie Peltier
Producer:	Melanie McCaig / Shelley Kirk
Production Co:	Sylvie Peltier
		2693 Oxford
		Vancouver, BC
		V5K 1N2
		Phone: (604) 251-9006

Memories of a goldfish named LouLou lead to a woman's fish-eyed
exploration of her grandmother's life and passions.

BEST INDUSTRIAL / PROMOTIONAL

A WEB NOT A LADDER
Director:	Bonnie Dickie
Producer:	Chantal Bowen
Production Co:	National Film Board of Canada
		3155 Côte de Liesse
		St. Laurent, PQ
		H4N 2N4
		Phone: (514) 283-9805 / 283-9806

Featuring the personal stories and experiences of six women who
won and operate successful businesses.  "A Web Not A Ladder"
offers suggestions on everything from how to deal with sexist
loan policies of major lending institutions to business ethics
and personal goals.  While acknowledging the social barriers
that women entrepreneurs still face, this video celebrates
their strengths and accomplishments.

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

I WOULD DIE FOR YOU
Director: 	Jeth Weinrich
Producer:	Braun Farnon
Production Co:	Red Motel Pictures
		801 - 17th Ave. S.W.
		Calgary, AB
		T2T 0A1
		Phone: (403) 541-0151

BEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS

CBC NEWSWATCH: DEADBEAT DADS
Producer:	Gerry Wagschal
Production Co:	Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
		1400 Rene Levesque Blvd. East
		Room B96-1
		Montreal, PQ
		H2L 2M2
		Phone: (514) 597-6378

The story unmasks a classic deadbeat dad.  He works 9-6, boasts
about his flotilla of boats, but says he can't afford to
support his daughter.

BEST SCIENCE / NATURE

BATTLE FOR THE TREES
Director:	John Edginton
Producer:	Gillian Darling / Jack Silberman
Production Co:	Sarus Productions Ltd.
		RR 1, G-46
		Bowen Island, BC
		V0N 1G0
		Phone: (604) 947-2914

This film travels to the heart of one of Canada's most
contentious environmental crises - the struggle to protect
British Columbia's disappearing rain forest.  Through personal
accounts of people close to the issue, the film explores the
controversy and solutions to the war in the woods.

BEST TELEVISION DRAMATIC TV SERIES EPISODE

THE ODYSSEY: BUT WHERE IS HERE (Episode 21)
Director:	Steve DiMarco
Producer:	Michael Chechik
Production Co:	Water Street Pictures Ltd.
		#204 - 11 Water Street
		Vancouver, BC
		V6B 1A7
		Phone: (604) 681-6543

Twelve year old Jay Ziegler falls from a treefort and goes into
a coma.  As he lies unconscious in hospital, watched over by
doctors, his mother and friends, Jay's mind journeys to another
world.  His two worlds are strangely parallel, except that
there are no adults in his new existence, and children live in
tribe-like clubs, supervised from a distant tower by the
mysterious fifteen year old Brad and his ‘Monitors'.

THE BEST OF SASKATCHEWAN

THE GRANDFATHER'S CHILDREN
Director:	Chris Triffo
Producer:	Chris Triffo
Production Co:	Partners in Motion
		2758 Partridge Cres.
		Regina, SK
		S4R 8J5
		Phone: (306) 545-2228

This music video relates directly to the spirit of the over
4500 Indigenous Athletes who participated in the 1993 North
American Indigenous Games which were held in Prince Albert, SK
in the summer of 1993.

SPECIAL JURY AWARDS

CHILDREN OF JERUSALEM: YACOUB
Director:	Beverly Shaffer
Producer:	Beverly Shaffer / Colin Neale
Production Co:	National Film Board of Canada
		3155 Côte de Liesse
		St. Laurent, PQ
		H4N 2N4
		Phone: (514) 283-9805 / 283-9806

A portrait of 9 year old Yacoub, a Christian Palestinian who
lives in the old city of Jerusalem.  "Children of Jerusalem"
will help children to recognize their similarities and to
respect cultural, racial and religious differences.

LAWN AND ORDER
Director:	Adrienne Mitchell / Janis Lundman
Producer:	Adrienne Mitchell / Janis Lundman
Production Co:	Lawn and Order Films
		110 Spadina Avenue, #800
		Toronto, ON
		M5K 2K4
		Phone: (416) 360-1126

Journeying through cities, suburbs, plains and desert, "Lawn
And Order" is a fun, hilarious and touching documentary which
reveals the zany and obsessive fascination North Americans have
with their front yard.

RETURN TO THE WARSAW GHETTO
Director:	Steve Paikin
Producer:	Steve Paikin
Production Co:	TV Ontario
		2180 Younge Street
		Toronto , ON
		M4T 2T2
		Phone:	(416) 484-2600

On April 19, 1993 tens of thousands of Jews, from around the
world, including 150 from Canada, gathered in Warsaw, Poland to
observe the 50th anniversary of the Ghetto Uprising.  We follow
three families through their odyssey in Warsaw and watch as the
older generation comes to terms with it's past and tries to
pass on its knowledge and experience to the younger generation.

SPACE FOR FOUR
Director:	Andrew Cochrane
Producer:	Andrew Cochrane
Production Co:	Andrew Cochrane Associates ltd.
		1820 Hollis Street, Suite 300
		Halifax, NS
		B3J 1W4
		Phone(902) 421- 9777

What does it take to become an astronaut?  When the Canadian
Space Agency asked for applications, over 5300 people responded
to find out.  Only four would be chosen.  The film maker
gained rare access to the Canadian astronaut selection process
as 20 remarkable finalists try to beat greater than 1300 - 1
odds to get a seat on the space shuttle.

THE BELLRINGER
Director:	Michael Gibson
Producer:	Brenda Sherwood
Production Co:	Bellringer Productions Inc.
		160 Wineva Avenue
		Toronto, ON
		M4E 2T4

A young boy develops magical powers throught the bell on his
tricycle, powers that help him to finally overcome the fear of
his dead father.

THE SISTERS
Director:	Penny McCann
Producer:	Penny McCann
Production Co:	Drowning Ladies Productions
		145 Clarence Street, # 207
		Ottawa, ON
		K1N 1B7
		Phone:	(613) 562-8130

Set in Eastern Ontario in 1917 and present- day, "The Sisters"
is a haunting tale of the ties that bind women and sisters
together.  From etchings on a gravestone we are drawn into the
lives of the Hagan sisters and the tragic story of their shared
young deaths.  In a compelling blend of women's socail history
and drama.  "The Sisters uses evocative and sensuous imagery to
reveal a story that is at once both poignant and celebratory.

THEM THAT'S NOT: SINGLE WOMEN AND THE WELFARE SYSTEM
Director:	Christene Brown
Producer:	Silva Basmajian
Production Co:	National Film Board of Canada
		3155 Côte de Liesse
		Ville St- Laurent, PQ
		H4N 2N4
		Phone:	(514) 283-9438

This documentary on the state of poverty among women and
children in Canada examines the welfare system as a perpetuator
of a set financial status.  A cry for change in an inadequate
program, "Welfare Mother" looks at issues of racism and sexism
within the context of the system while exploring the increasing
trouble presented by our national economic state and the poor
response of the welfare institution.  Through interviews with
the welfare recipients, major areas of difficulty are cited as
inefficiency, lack of incentive and absence of opportunity for
recipients to seek and secure alternatives to the income
provided through welfare.

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A few nice movie images I found:

movie scene
movie

Etienne Marcel, Paris.
June 2005.

For the theme competition: CINEMA.

(see ‘movie scene’ On Black)

The Movie Project: B+W One
movie

Technical info

Location: Scorzè, 20km from Venice, Italy
Lens: Nikkor 50mm (ƒ/1.4D) — ƒ/1.6
Shoot: ISO 200 | 1/250s — full manual
Filters: None
Strobist: 2 SB-900+ Exybox triggered by 1 SB-900 on camera, both on 45° angle to the man

The story

Still screenplaying. ;)

The Movie Project: Meets Events – Paolo il Re (The King).
movie

Another set of shoots from the new tones style of The Movie Project.

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New York, NY (PRWEB) November 28, 2007

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