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Emmett Scanlan 'Casanova' Wins Ecu Actor Award

7 April 2011 5:14 AM, PDT | IFTN | See recent IFTN news »

Irish actor, Emmett Scanlan walked away with the Best Film Actor Award at the recent Ecu European Independent Film Festival for his performance in Independent Irish feature, 'Charlie Casanova'. Written, produced and directed by Terry McMahon, Charlie Casanova had its European Premiere in Paris where it was the only Irish film selected for the Best European Dramatic Feature competition and Emmett Scanlan is the first Irish actor to win this award. The film stars Emmett Scanlan (Hollyoaks, The Guards), Leigh Arnold (The Clinic), Damien Hannaway (The Guards), Ruth McIntyre (Shackled), Tony Murphy, Valeria Bandino (The Doppleganger) and Johnny Elliott. »

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ÉCU European Premiere for 'Charlie Casanova'

8 March 2011 4:14 AM, PST | IFTN | See recent IFTN news »

Irish feature, 'Charlie Casanova', independently produced, written and directed by Terry McMahon is to have its European premiere at the ÉCU European Independent Film Festival. The event will showcase 77 films from 26 countries from 1 - 3 April in Paris. The film, which has now received funding from the Irish Film Board, stars Emmett Scanlan (The Guards), Leigh Arnold (The Clinic), Damien Hannaway (The Guards), Ruth McIntyre (Shackled), Tony Murphy, Valeria Bandino (The Doppleganger) and Johnny Elliott. »

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SXSW 2011 – Film Lineup Announced, Schedules Launched

2 February 2011 6:00 PM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

‘Tapping into the cultural zeitgeist,’ at SXSW 2011

Austin, Texas – The SXSW 2011 Feature Film Lineup was unveiled Wednesday afternoon. The festival lineup will consist of 130 features, in nine full days of programming, promising to deliver a film-going experience unlike previous years.

With a reputation for taking chances on relatively unknown filmmakers, the SXSW panel of judges carefully picked 130 films from 1,792 feature-length film submissions, (1,323 U.S. and 469 international). The program consists of 60 World Premieres, 12 North American Premieres and 16 U.S. Premieres.

The main competition categories return with eight Narrative Features, and eight Documentary Features, both competing for their respective Grand Jury Prize. New for films in competition this year, are awards for screenplay, editing, cinematography, music, and acting.

(The Midnighters and SXFantastic feature sections, along with the short film program, will be announced next week.)

Here are a few of the Features to be screened, among many others.

Narratives:

The Beaver (World Premiere)

Dir. »

- Albert Art

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SXSW Film Festival Line-Up Announced

2 February 2011 5:08 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Readers of Sound On Sight can be sure that we will indeed be covering the SXSW Film Festival once again. As previously reported, Duncan Jones’ latest film Source Code is opening the festival and there will also be premieres for the documentary Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop, Greg Mottola’s Paul, and Jodie Foster’s The Beaver. Now the full line-up has been announced it is incredible.

Hit the jump to check out the line-up, and be sure to visit our site during the event.

The 2011 SXSW Film Festival runs from March 11 – 19th in Austin, Texas.

SXSW Film Announces 2011 Features Lineup

Austin, Texas – February 2, 2011 – The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival is thrilled to announce the features lineup for this year’s Festival, March 11 – 19, 2011 in Austin, Texas. The 2011 lineup continues the SXSW tradition of tapping into the cultural zeitgeist, highlighting emerging talent and breakthrough performances and supporting first-time filmmakers. »

- Ricky

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SXSW 2011 Lineup Announced

2 February 2011 1:04 PM, PST | Filmmaker Magazine - Blog | See recent Filmmaker Magazine news »

Released today, the South By Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced the features lineup for this year’s fest, which will take place March 11-19 in Austin, Texas.

130 features (consisting of 60 world premieres, 12 North American premieres and 16 U.S. premieres) will screen this year from a record-high 1,792 feature-length films submitted to SXSW producer Janet Pierson and her team.

Highlights include opening night film Source Code, from Duncan Jones (Moon), Jodie Foster‘s The Beaver, Greg Mottola‘s Paul, Sundance Grand Prize doc winner How to Die in Oregon, Errol MorrisTabloid, Victoria Mahoney‘s Yelling to the Sky, Azazel Jacob‘s Terri and a special screening of Catherine Hardwicke‘s Red Riding Hood.

See the complete lineup below. The Midnight and SXFantastic sections will be announced with the shorts program next week.

Narrative Feature Competition

96 Minutes

Director & Writer: Aimée Lagos

Four young lives. One night. One terrifying event. These 96 minutes will change everything. »

- Jason Guerrasio

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South By Southwest Film Festival Unveils 2011 Lineup! (“Yelling To The Sky” & “Blacktino” Make The Cut!)

2 February 2011 12:39 PM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

The South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) just announced their entire 2011 feature film lineup, and there’s isn’t a lot of note, with regards to this blog’s focus.

Titles you should be aware of – all of which we’ve previously profiled on Shadow And Act – include, Victoria Mahoney’s feature film debut, Yelling To The Sky (which will actually make its world debut at the Berlin Film Festival later this month); plus Blacktino, the first feature film from writer/director Aaron Burns, a self-described “blacktino nerd from Austin, Texas,” who got his start at Robert Rodriguez’s Troublemaker Studios doing visual effects; Benda Bilili, a documentary about a band of homeless, disabled Congolese; and last, but not least, Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey, a documentary about the black man that happens to be the man behind the puppet (which also played at Sundance).

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- Tambay

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SXSW Film Festival Announces 2011 Features Lineup

2 February 2011 11:59 AM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

The South by Southwest Film Festival has announced their features lineup for the 2011’s Festival, which will take place March 11th to the 19th in Austin Texas. Read the full press release after the jump. SXSW Film Announces 2011 Features Lineup Austin, Texas – February 2, 2011 – The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival is thrilled to announce the features lineup for this year’s Festival, March 11 – 19, 2011 in Austin, Texas. The 2011 lineup continues the SXSW tradition of tapping into the cultural zeitgeist, highlighting emerging talent and breakthrough performances and supporting first-time filmmakers. The Midnighters and SXFantastic feature sections, along with the short film program, will be announced next week. “This is the most exciting moment for us. After a fantastic festival of discovery in 2010, we can finally unveil the line up for this year’s event,” says Film Conference and Festival Producer Janet Pierson. “SXSW prides itself on taking chances, sifting for »

- Peter Sciretta

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2011 South by Southwest Film Festival Lineup Announced

1 February 2011 11:31 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival is thrilled to announce the features lineup for this year's Festival, March 11 - 19, 2011 in Austin, Texas. The 2011 lineup continues the SXSW tradition of tapping into the cultural zeitgeist, highlighting emerging talent and breakthrough performances and supporting first-time filmmakers. The Midnighters and SXFantastic feature sections, along with the short film program, will be announced next week.

"This is the most exciting moment for us. After a fantastic festival of discovery in 2010, we can finally unveil the line up for this year's event," says Film Conference and Festival Producer Janet Pierson. "SXSW prides itself on taking chances, sifting for films that are the seedlings of the next generation of must-see artists. This year's line up is full of emerging voices and filmmakers who transcended the resources they had on hand, often with an alchemist's touch."

Over the course of nine days, 130 features will »

- MovieWeb

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