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Farzad Samsami director of FOAD and winner of HP Bridging The Borders Award 2014, talks about filmmaking in Norway and his experience with HP ZBookFarzad Samsami director of FOAD and winner of HP Bridging The Borders Award 2014, talks about filmmaking in Norway and his experience with HP ZBook
On June 22, 2014 Palm Springs International Short Film Festival and Market named FOAD (Norway), directed by Farzad Samsami as the winner of HP’s 2014 Bridging the Borders Award, presented by Cinema Without Borders. The award ceremony was held at Palm Springs’ Camelot Theatre. The Editor-in-Chief of CWB, Bijan Tehrani, presented the award for this year's HP Bridging the Borders winner. Farzad Samsami received a gift certificate for an HP ZBook 15 Mobile Workstation with a DreamColor color critical display... Full story

News And Issues

Godard's GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE at the American CinemathequeGodard's GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE at the American Cinematheque
(70 min., 2014, Kino Lorber) At last, Jean-Luc Godard's highly anticipated Cannes Film Festival Jury prize winner hits the big screen in a rare American Cinematheque theatrical run! The protean French director's latest (43rd film) is a vibrant visual essay... Full story
THE IMITATION GAME to receive award at Palm Springs International Film FestivalTHE IMITATION GAME to receive award at Palm Springs International Film Festival
Palm Springs, CA December 5, 2014) – The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present its Ensemble Performance Award to the film The Imitation Game.  The award will honor the film’s cast, which includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira... Full story
Comic Conventions, A new venue for indie film, television & artComic Conventions, A new venue for indie film, television & art
The changing evolving world of the Comic Convention is not just a place for comic books anymore. Film screenings are now part of the reason to go to these shows.  “San Diego Comic Con” & “New York Comic Con “are... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

Tomislav Mrsic's COWBOYS, Croatia OSCAR EntryTomislav Mrsic's COWBOYS, Croatia OSCAR Entry
COWBOYS is a gloriously dark comedy about a group of outcasts who come together to... Full story
Pirjo Hankasalo talks about CONCRETE NIGHT, Finland's OSCAR EntryPirjo Hankasalo talks about CONCRETE NIGHT, Finland's OSCAR Entry
CONCRETE NIGHT,  Finland’s OSCAR Entry is about S I M O, a 14-year-old boy in... Full story
An interview with Oles Sanin about THE GUIDE, Ukraine's OSCAR EntryAn interview with Oles Sanin about THE GUIDE, Ukraine's OSCAR Entry
The Guide is official entry from Ukraine for foreign language at the 87th Academy. Set in... Full story

Conversations Without Borders

THE SALT OF THE EARTH, Sebastião Salgado according to Wim Wenders & Juliano Ribeiro SalgadoTHE SALT OF THE EARTH, Sebastião Salgado according to Wim Wenders & Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
"The Salt of The Earth" is a feature documentary about the work of Sebastião Salgado directed by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado.For the last... Full story
Jan Komasa talks about WARSAW UPRISINGJan Komasa talks about WARSAW UPRISING
During the six year duration of World War II, as the German armies caused havoc throughout Europe and, indeed, the world, there was only one... Full story

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Film Reviews

Hector and the Search for HappinessHector and the Search for Happiness
Peter Chelsom's dramedy "Hector and the Search for Happiness" joins the short list of life- changes films: 'Eat, Pray, Love", "The Bucket List",... Full story

Notebook

2nd Annual Lit Crawl L.A.: NoHo is Los Angeles’s Literary Feast!2nd Annual Lit Crawl L.A.: NoHo is Los Angeles’s Literary Feast!
Literature hits the streets of L.A.’s North Hollywood Arts District at the 2nd annual Lit Crawl L.A.: NoHo. On Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 7pm... Full story
‘Joan Quinn Captured’, an astonishing cabinet of wonders‘Joan Quinn Captured’, an astonishing cabinet of wonders
The show, curated by Laura Whitcomb, J. Cheryl Bookout and Amanda Quinn Olivar presents a dialogue between the renowned collection of portraits of Joan Quinn,... Full story
THE SUIT: PETER BROOK and Theatre des Bouffes Du NordTHE SUIT: PETER BROOK and Theatre des Bouffes Du Nord
Peter Brook's "The Suit", based on Cam Thenbe's short story, is a graceful, distilled piece of pure theatre. Told with the light touch of a... Full story

Cinema-Tech

Ken Muche talks about VVerizon Wireless & support of tabletsKen Muche talks about VVerizon Wireless & support of tablets
Verizon Wireless is supporting most of the major tablets in the market and these are devices in interest of filmmakers... Full story
HP announces new powerful Z Workstations & DisplaysHP announces new powerful Z Workstations & Displays
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 — HP today introduced its most powerful Z Workstations combining increased system expandability, higher-speed... Full story
"I edited all day and released the film on YouTube and composed the music", Devin "Super Tramp" Graham, an artist with 1.78 million followers"I edited all day and released the film on YouTube and composed the music", Devin "Super Tramp" Graham, an artist with 1.78 million followers
Devin "Super Tramp" Graham is a YouTube celebrity who first started creating video content for a friend in college. Since... Full story
Verizon Mifi in our studioVerizon Mifi in our studio
The rules of the game have changed, and now a low budget film isn’t one with a budget under $100,000,... Full story
New DreamColor Displays are great for video editingNew DreamColor Displays are great for video editing
New HP’s Z Displays are promising higher quality and better performance for the filmmakers and editors. To learn more about... Full story

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