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National Film Board of Canada Animation Day, a successful event with a packed theaterNational Film Board of Canada Animation Day, a successful event with a packed theater
MONTEREY PARK, CA—East Los Angeles College, Cinema Without Borders, and the National Film Board of Canada came together to celebrate the National Film Board of Canada Animation Day. With many in attendance, both in the audience and on the panel, the atmosphere around the theatre became one of bonding and excitement. Networking in the lobby, beside ELAC’s Vincent Price Museum, attendees had the opportunity to speak with industry professionals and were treated to hors dourves catered by the Polka Restaurant.   ... Full story

News And Issues

Lee Crowe joins as a panelist to the National Film Board of Canada Animation DayLee Crowe joins as a panelist to the National Film Board of Canada Animation Day
East Los Angeles College, Cinema Without Borders and the National Film Board of Canada are proud to present the National Film Board of Canada Animation Day, the second edition of the annual East Los Angeles College International Animation Festival.The goal... Full story
Business Of Film Conference, SEEfest 2016Business Of Film Conference, SEEfest 2016
Early Saturday morning, filmmakers congregated at the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles to discuss new areas of interest that have been generated over the year. This year the conference focused on technology and convergence in the movie/media world. With the main question... Full story
Sam Mendes Heading the Jury for the 73rd Venice Film FestivalSam Mendes Heading the Jury for the 73rd Venice Film Festival
On the endorsement of Venice Film Festival’s director, Alberto Barbera, the Biennale di Venezi board of directors, chaired by Paolo Baratta, has selected the British filmmaker Sam Mendes (‘Spectre,’ ‘Road to Perdition’) to preside over the 73rd Festival’s jury.Mendes will... Full story

World Cinema: Views & Stories

South Korea Excited for Film ‘The Handmaiden’ to Compete for Palme d’OrSouth Korea Excited for Film ‘The Handmaiden’ to Compete for Palme d’Or
South Koreans rejoiced following the announcement Thursday that The Handmaiden, a new lesbian thriller by... Full story
Bona Film Completes Privatization Process, Alibaba Pictures Takes 8.94% StakeBona Film Completes Privatization Process, Alibaba Pictures Takes 8.94% Stake
Jack Ma’s Alibaba Pictures has taken an 8.94% stake, or approximately 8.29% on a fully-diluted... Full story
Special Screenings to Honor Leslie Cheung Announced by Shanghai International Film FestivalSpecial Screenings to Honor Leslie Cheung Announced by Shanghai International Film Festival
On the 13th anniversary of Leslie Cheung’s passing, the Shanghai International Film Festival unveils a... Full story

Conversations Without Borders

THE GIRL KINGTHE GIRL KING
In 1632, at the age of 6, Kristina Vasa became the first native, female sovereign of Sweden when her father died on the battlefield. Raised... Full story
TOWER TO THE PEOPLETOWER TO THE PEOPLE
A century ago, Nikola Tesla dreamed of sending free wireless energy from a mysterious tower and lab called Wardenclyffe. Deteriorating for decades, the remains of... Full story

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Festivals

11th South East European Film Festival Award Winners11th South East European Film Festival Award Winners
This past Thursday evening in Beverly Hills, the 11th Annual South East European Film Festival Los Angeles (SEEfest) held its Closing Gala and Awards Ceremony with celebrations taking place at the restored Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills.SEEfest’s theme for 2016, ‘Cinema of Exile,’ incorporated stories of émigrés’ of... Full story

Notebook

PRO THEATRE: SONDHEIM UNSCRIPTEDPRO THEATRE: SONDHEIM UNSCRIPTED
Unlike countless Improv shows that ask for audience suggestions, take too many and seem to avoid the challenging suggestions, the group asked for two suggestions... Full story

Pallett a well known Iranian band for their modern approach to Iranian traditional music and blending it with western music starts its US tour this... Full story
Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish HotelKurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel
Paul Sand's production of Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel is a thrilling song cycle, an intense evening in the theatre, achieved through simple means.... Full story

Cinema-Tech

Panavision Unveils Next Generation PanaND FiltersPanavision Unveils Next Generation PanaND Filters
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif  – Panavision, the entertainment industry’s leading designer, manufacturer and rental provider of high-precision optics and camera systems,... Full story
"HP has been working with the Palm Springs film festivals and Cinema Without Borders for years now", Rick Champagne"HP has been working with the Palm Springs film festivals and Cinema Without Borders for years now", Rick Champagne
HP Bridging The Borders Award, presented by Cinema Without Borders and sponsored by HP Workstation Department is now a well-known... Full story
John C. Martin talks about iClone Character CreatorJohn C. Martin talks about iClone Character Creator
Reallusion has been making a lot of noise lately. The maker of 2D and 3D animation software used by "Jimmy... Full story

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