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2014-09-16 16:24:39

Nightcrawler is Opening Night Film LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival, announced today that writer/director Jill Soloway (Transparent, Afternoon Delight, United States of Tara, Six Feet Under) will deliver the Filmmaker Keynote address kicking off the Forum on Saturday, October 25. This will be followed the next day by the Executive Keynote...

2014-09-01 00:20:44

VENICE, Italy, Aug. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's 71st Venice International Film Festival, taking place from August 27th to September 6th 2014, will mark the beginning of a cooperation between the Venice Film Festival and iQIYI. iQIYI is China's leading video streaming site, focused on fully licensed, high-definition and professionally-produced content. This is the first time that the Venice Film Festival, known as founding father of International Film Festivals, has...

2014-08-18 23:06:18

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 6th Annual New Media Film Festival Honoring Stories Worth Telling June 9 & 10th 2015 in Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 CALL FOR ENTRIES! The 6th Annual New Media Film Festival Honoring Stories Worth Telling June 9 & 10th 2015 in Los Angeles, CA http://www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com New Media Film Festival highlights New Technology, Financing & Monetization, the Convergence of Media, and where Traditional Media meets New Media “Worth...

2014-08-05 12:28:44

Ci Utilized to Streamline Submission Process, Judges Review & On-site Production Workflow CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 3000 entries from 61 countries, the 2014 Festival del film Locarno team took an innovative approach to organize film submissions, help programmers review films efficiently, and streamline some of their onsite production workflows. Requiring a solution that could handle a wide range of films and formats as well as an easy-to-use...

2014-05-20 08:30:14

NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InsideHook.com, the premium digital lifestyle guide that recommends unique products and experiences for discerning and adventurous men, announces a first of its kind partnership with Belvedere Vodka, the World's Original Luxury Vodka. Owned by the leading Global luxury group LVMH, Belvedere Vodka is known for its outstanding quality, Polish heritage, social wit, defiance, natural edge and character, and thus makes a perfect choice of partner for...

2014-05-20 08:28:32

Cinemoi to air exclusive U.S. coverage of the Cannes 2014 Awards Ceremony on Saturday May 24, on Verizon FiOS LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinémoi North America, a 24-hour network on Verizon FiOS, Channel 236, featuring curated films from around the world, high couture festivals, and other lifestyle programming, announced at their Upfront Event on April 23(rd) that they have partnered with Canal+ to deliver exclusive coverage of the Cannes 2014 Awards Ceremony to U.S. film...

2014-04-12 23:01:58

More than 460 worldwide film festivals have signed up for FilmFreeway in its first two months. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Today FilmFreeway.com, a new website that makes it free for filmmakers and screenwriters to discover and submit to film festivals and screenplay contests, announced that FilmFreeway has been adopted as a submissions platform by more than 460 international film festivals around the world. In just its first two months since launch, FilmFreeway.com has captured...

2014-03-12 08:27:44

Sundance Institute-Supported Filmmaker Meredith Danluck Receives Milestone Award NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization named after the late actor and filmmaker who was killed in 2006, announced today that it has awarded its 50(th) production grant, in partnership with the Sundance Institute Feature Film Program, to Meredith Danluck for her film State Like Sleep. Danluck is an artist and filmmaker whose work has...

2014-02-28 23:03:06

The 5th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival is accepting submissions until May. All films submitted can be selected to screen in the festival and for the Best of Festival Awards. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Collecting awards is always an honor to filmmakers, directors, producers, actors and actresses. The 5th New York City Independent Film Festival is again providing the opportunity to the Indie filmmakers to be recognized for their work and talent. The awards ceremony will...

2014-02-20 23:28:33

The 5th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival announces Sony's Vegas Pro, Vegas Edit Suite and Vegas Pro Edit are the prizes for this year's Super Short Film Category. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The 5th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival announces prizes for this year’s Super Short Film Category. From October 15th to 19th, this year's festival is the place to be. During the event, filmmakers have the opportunity to meet several movie...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'