Nominees: 2016 Nollywood & African Film Critics Awards

An award still in its infancy, but one growing rapidly due to its focus on African cinema, the NAFCA nominations have been announced, with the winners due on 17th September 2016. You can see the full list of nominees below, or visit the official website for more info. 2016 NAFCA Nominations BEST FILM Tribe Return…

Diversity Key as Academy Invites 683 New Members

The Academy have just announced their list of 683 individuals to be invited to membership, and they cannot tell us enough how diverse it is, boosting people of color by 3% and women by 2% with a list spanning 59 countries and 283 new international members. Some of the most notable names include actors Idris…

Danny Elfman and indie.com Announce New Filmmaking Challenge

Today the LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent announced Danny Elfman Project: Rabbit and Rogue, a unique online challenge for filmmakers in partnership with Danny Elfman and Indi.com. Elfman is offering free licenses of his latest album, Rabbit and Rogue that can be used by filmmakers as the catalyst and soundtracks to their short…

LA Film Festival Announce Award Winners

Today the LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent announced the winners of the 2016 Festival at the Awards Cocktail Reception. The Reception was hosted by Roya Rastegar, Director of Programming and Jennifer Cochis, Creative Director. “With all the talk about diversifying Hollywood, the LA Film Festival provides proof that talented filmmakers with new voices…

NAFCA Set Awards Date for September 17th

The 6 th NAFCA will draw affluent audience on September 17, 2016 as the legendary Orpheum Theatre of Los Angeles hosts the 6 th NAFCA and NAFCA Honors. These prestigious awards will draw filmmakers and dignitaries from around the world. This event titled The NAFCA and nicknamed The African Oscars by the press will attract…

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival Celebrates 10 Years in Style

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival is rolling out the red carpet to celebrate its tenth anniversary June 1 – 5, 2016 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, CA. The lively festival will showcase more films, Q&A’s and festivities than ever before including a collaboration with Athens International Culinary Film Festival (AICFF) and a Gastronomical Sidebar complete…

2016 LA Film Festival Announce Diversity Panel and More

the LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that also produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, announced the final programming elements for the 2016 Festival including a special panel on international storytelling featuring filmmakers from the Global Media Makers program and the lineup for the Diversity Speaks panels. The Festival runs…

Cannes 2016: The Award Winners

See the full list of winners below click here to visit the official Cannes website click here for the complete awards season calendar competition awards Palme D’Or – I, Daniel Blake Grand Prix – Juste La Fin Du Monde Award for Best Director – Christian Mungiu, Bacalaureat Award for Best Director – Olivier Assayas, Personal…