TITLE

FESTIVAL A-LIST

AUTHOR(S)
Pellow, Jackson
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Inside Film;Nov2005, Issue 82, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses film festivals and asks motion picture industry professionals about their favorites. James Hewison, director of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), chose the Rotterdam and Cannes film festivals as the best for scouting films. He attends the various festivals to scout films, meet past and prospective guests and to raise the profile of the MIFF. Troy Lum, a distributor for Hopscotch Films, cites the Cannes film festival as the best for making contacts because so many people attend.
ACCESSION #
20211202

 

Related Articles

  • FEST FOR SUCCESS. Pellow, Jackson // Inside Film;May2005, Issue 76, p54 

    The article gives a guide to the Cannes film festival and where the Australian films fit. It discusses the basic idea behind the festival strategy. It explains why there is a lot of pressure in Cannes to do well. It also presents information on the plans of James Hewison, director of the...

  • THE LONG KISS GOODNIGHT. Turk, Rachael // Inside Film;Jul2006, Issue 89, p15 

    An interview with James Hewison, outgoing director of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) in Victoria, is presented. Hewison talks about his reason for accepting the role at MIFF and the opportunity provided by it. He also discusses the advantages gained by engaging the festival...

  • Oz festival taps a.d. Boland, Michaela // Daily Variety;7/12/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 6, p18 

    The article reports that the organizers of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) have tapped arts administrator Richard Moore to replace James Hewison as artistic director in September 2006. Moore is a veteran of cultural organizations and has had a stint at the Australian...

  • DISPATCHES.  // Variety;10/02/2000, Vol. 380 Issue 7, p54 

    Presents news briefs on the motion picture industry as of October 2000. Appointment of Alison Thompson as head of sales at the London, England-based Pathe International; Establishment of offices by television production and distributor 310 Entertainment in California and Munich, Germany;...

  • WHAT'S ON. Irons, Tim // Inside Film;Jul2005, Issue 78, p62 

    The article presents an interview with James Hewison, the Executive Director of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF). When asked about the 2004 festival, he comments on the different types of contemporary cinema and the MIFF's educational programs for filmmakers. Hewison talks about...

  • Film org taps topper. Boland, Michaela // Daily Variety;4/27/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 18, p7 

    The article reports that Jennie Hughes has been selected to manage the Australian Film Institute (AFI) until James Hewison takes over as chief executive in August 2006. Hughes is producing a movie about cricket player Keith Miller. Hewison is the head of the Melbourne Film Festival. The chief...

  • TROY AND SANDIE. Cox, Lisa // Inside Film;Jul2007, Issue 100, p43 

    An interview with Troy Lum and Sandie Don, founders of independent distribution company Hopscotch, about their success in the film industry. According to Lum, they initially worked together at Dendy Films in 1996. He describes Don as her professional soulmate. Don points out some lessons learned...

  • Hong Kong's years of electric shadows. Bren, Frank // Cineaste;Jul97, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p41 

    Focuses on Hong Kong, as the most productive film centers in the world. Information on the Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF); Information on the films that won awards in the HKIFF; Information on the Hong Kong Film Archive; Features of the HKIFF.

  • Famous fest casts a golden showbiz glow. McCarthy, Todd // Variety;03/24/97 Supplement, Vol. 366 Issue 8, p3 

    Chronicles the history of the Cannes Film Festival. Significance of the festival's defining images of topless girls on the beach and people in formal attire; Reputation of Cannes as the most famous festival in the world; Names of famous stars that went to the first edition of Cannes in...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics