Thursday, August 27, 2015
Monday, August 24, 2015
A platform for professional and exhibition
for the Mexican animation worldwide.
The Festival of Animation, Comics and Games will be held for the second year in Cuernavaca, Morelos from 9 to 13 September. The activities are structured in four areas: displays, Forum, Links and Ideatoon Summit
With the support of INADEM (National Institute of Entrepreneurship), the secretariats of Innovation, Science and Technology, Tourism, Economy; and Culture of the State of Morelos, and the city of Cuernavaca, Pixelatl held for the second year the Festival of Animation, Comics and Games, which take place from 9 to 13 September in various locations of the "City of Eternal Spring".
At a press conference, José Iñesta, director of the festival, said that "there has been a continuous effort of four years, which has now become a platform, on the one hand, the professionalization of Mexican talent and, secondly, display of what is already being done, to show to executives of various companies internationally and create links within the sector. "
For more information on programming visit, www.elfestival.mx
Friday, August 21, 2015
for Work-in-Progress Lab and Viewing Room
Mumbai NFDC Film Bazaar 2015 is calling for entries for the Work-in-Progress (WIP) Lab and the Viewing Room (VR). This year, the Film Bazaar will be held from November 20-at the Goa Marriott Resort, alongside the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2015.
Films previously in the Work-in-Progress Labs at Film Bazaar have had their world premieres at leading international films festivals, often winning awards as well as enjoying successful theatrical runs.
The most recent successes of the Film Bazaar WIP Labs are
Raam Reddy’s Thithi (Premiered at Locarno Film Festival 2015 and Winner of ‘Golden Leopard, Filmmakers of the Present Competition’ as well as ‘Best First Feature Film Award’)
Avinash Arun’s Killa (Premiered at Berlin Film Festival 2014 where it won the ‘Crystal Bear Award’ and National Award winner)
Kanu Behl’s Titli (Premiered in the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section at Cannes Film Festival 2014)
Ashim Ahluwalia’s Miss Lovely (Premiered in the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section at Cannes Film Festival 2012 and National Award winner)
Anand Gandhi’s Ship of Theseus (Premiered at the Toronto Film Festival 2012
Gyan Correa’s The Good Road (National Award winner and India’s selection for the Oscars)
Ajay Bahl’s BA Pass (Premiered at and won Best Film at the 12th Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival
Sange Dorjee Thangdok’s Crossing Bridges (National Award winner)
Submissions are invited for the two WIP Labs
WIP Fiction and WIP Documentary. In each WIP Lab, upto five projects in their rough-cut stage will be selected for mentoring and presentation to a panel of international film experts. The WIP Documentary Lab is only accepting feature-length creative documentaries in the rough-cut stage, aiming for a theatrical release.