The Venice International Film Festival revealed its International Competition and Out of Competition slate and more today with 20 World Premieres competing for the event's Golden Lion Award. The 70th Venice International Film Festival takes place August 28 - September 7.
For the second year, a select group of aspiring film writers will participate in workshops and roundtable discussions and then hone their skills by covering the 51st New York Film Festival for FilmLinc Daily and Indiewire's Criticwire Blog. The deadline to apply is August 9.
Ryan Coogler will follow up his critically acclaimed indie with a story based on the Oscar-winning series that will return Sylvester Stallone to his role as Balboa and will likely involve Fruitvale star Michael B. Jordan.
Organizers of the Toronto International Film Festival unveiled details of about one-fourth of its roughly 300-film slate Tuesday morning, including Galas, Special Presentations and its Opening and Closing titles.
The Locarno Film Festival recently unveiled its full lineup of competition films and galas for the event taking place next month in Switzerland. The festival typically screens titles that later appear at fall film festivals in North America.
Jury, Audience, and Special prizes were revealed over the weekend at Outfest, the Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival. Film Society and Outfest will co-present New York's premiere LGBT film event, Newfest, in September.