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Script Jesus God - Jesus Man Wins Platinum Award at Screenplay Screen Awards


Recently, Jesus God - Jesus Man won Platinum Award in Screenplay Screen Awards. Screenplay Screen Awards is an awards competition dedicated to all screenwriters in the world. Screenplay Screen Awards is to be a place for all screenwriters to submit their work. The competition is looking on finding the unique screenplay in the world that is entertaining and inspiring. Goldie gladly shares her recent achievement in an exclusive interview.....Read more


92th Oscar Nominees Are HERE


Golden Globe 2020 Winners and Nominees

The Film Reporter: Golden Globes 2019Here's the full list of Golden Globe Winners and Nominees....Read more


Production : Walt Disney Pictures, Rideback
Distributor : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Director : Guy Ritchie
Casts : Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen
Duration : 128 minutes

"It’s Jasmine, not Aladdin.”

The film based on 1992 animated film with the same name Aladdin. The live-action film stars Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine, Will Smith as Genie, Marwan Kenzari as Jafar. Alan Menken took the Music’s chair and as usual, does a remarkable job to do so. With original songs such as “A Whole New World”, “Prince Ali”, “Arabian Nights”...Read more

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Production : Legendary Pictures, Toho
Distributor : Warner Bros Entertainment, Toho
Director : Rob Letterman
Casts : Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Suki Waterhouse, Omar Chaparro, Chris Geere, Ken Watanabe, Bill Nighy
Duration : 104 minutes

"A Pokemon’s Adventure Is On Big Screen”

The film based on the adventure games of Detective Pikachu by Creatures Inc. Rob Letterman directed the film. With Ryan Reynolds as Pikachu and new stars Justice Smith as Tim Goodman and Kathryn Newton as Lucy Stevens. Letterman’s style, like his previous film Goosebumps, could be felt in this film while Reynolds performance is excellent and loveable as Pikachu...Read more



Production : Marvel Studios
Distributor : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Director : Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Casts : Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Bradley Cooper, Josh Brolin
Duration : 181 minutes

“Avengers: Endgame”

Avengers: Endgame nailed to mix humor, pain, happiness. This film is the most humane film from all Marvel films! The film truly opens audiences scars by relating themselves with the story whether of lost ones and second chances while at the same still adds humor into the scenes which is just perfect. (But, don’t expect something funny like Ant-Man or Shazam! for example.) How the marketing tries to not give a bit of a clue to the audience from the trailer and anything is a great one, which makes the audience surprised. This film is something you will not expect. You will cry either from sadness, happiness or just by being touched. Very great applause to the Russo Brothers!!!!...Read more

International Movie Awards Announced Best Film 2019

International Movie Awards (IMA), during its 8th-year anniversary celebration, announced its Best Film Winner in an Awards Ceremony that took place in the Russian Culture Center in Jakarta, Indonesia in March. IMA, as a respected international film festival seeks to annually acknowledge the finest in new independent and mainstream film production. This year, the Festival chose   "Herinneren: Het verhaal van Maurits Kiek…Remembering: The Maurits Kiek Story", directed by Cheryl Halpern, as Best Film....Read more


Production : New Line Cinema, DC Films, The Safran Company, Seven Bucks Productions, Mad Ghost Productions
Distributor : Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : David F. Sandberg
Casts : Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Djimon Hounsou
Duration : 132 minutes

"The Little Kid is The True Hero"

The film tells the story of Billy Batson a 12-year-old foster kid who is looking for his birth mother. One day, he is chosen by the wizard Shazam to take his place as the protector of the Earth as the nine deadly sins which is inside the body of Dr. Sivana starting to ruin the world. Watson receives a superpower that could turn him into an adult superhero. Watson learns the meaning of love and how to find his trueself. As it takes a pure heart to be a hero. Shazam is the Captain Marvel of D.C Comics. Well, at least that’s what the character name is, and Shazam is the magic word that could turn Captain Marvel into an adult with superpower similar to Superman....Read more

IWE: Fighting Women's Rights Through Films

Natasha Dematra, the world record holder for the youngest female film director, launched the International Women Empowerment (IWE), a movement that supports gender equality by echoing women's rights such as menstruation, against child marriage and sexual harassment, and other women's empowerment issues. Natasha, who is also an artist and writer, said that film could be used creatively...Read more


Production : Walt Disney Pictures, Tim Burton Productions, Infinite Detective Productions, Secret Machine Entertainment
Distributor : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Director : Tim Burton
Casts : Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Alan Arkin
Duration : 112 minutes

"The Flying Elephant Is Real”

The film tells the story of Dumbo who was born with a wide ear that could make him fly. Dumbo was born in the circus. The film shows his journey finding his real home and accepting himself. Adapted by Disney’s animated film Dumbo in 1941 who was adapted by the story Dumbo by Helen Aberson and Harold Pearl. Colin Farrell played as Holt Farrier; a former circus equestrian while Michael Keaton as V.A. Vandevere. Danny DeVito as Max Medici and Eva Green as Colette Marchant; a French trapeze artist. While Dumbo is a complete CGI animation with creature performer Edd Osmond who used a green suit to represent the character movement which later Burton took to the animation...Read more

The Founder of Visions of Peace Receives Woman of Inspiration Award 2019


On March 26th, the International Film Festival for Women, Social Issues & Zero Discrimination (IFFWSZ) held its 8th annual awards in Jakarta, Indonesia, celebrating International Women's Day (March 8) and Anti-Discrimination Day (March 21)
This year, the IFFWSZ presented the International Woman of Inspiration award to the American film director and philanthropist, Cheryl Halpern...Read more

Captain Marvel

Production : Marvel Studios
Distributor : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Director : Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Casts : Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law, Annette Bening, Gemma Chan, Djimon Hounsou, Clark Gregg
Duration : 124 minutes

“A Worthy Female Character”

Tells the story of Carol Danvers who becomes one of the universe most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races while Danvers, herself have to find the answer of who she really was. First big debut film for the couple Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck who’s on their path on becoming directors with big budgeted films welcome to the Marvel’s club. Oscar winner Brie Larson leads the film as Carol Danvers...Read more


91th Oscar Winner Is HERE

The Complete List of BAFTA WINNER IS HERE

Alita: Battle Angel

Production : 20th Century Fox, Lightstorm Entertainment, Troublemaker Studios, TSG Entertainment
Distributor : 20th Century Fox
Director : Robert Rodriguez
Casts : Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, Keean Johnson
Duration : 122 minutes

“The Angel of Death”

Alita: Battle Angel is based on the hit manga series Battle Angel Alita by Yukito Kishiro. Tells the story of a cyborg name Alita who is found by Dr. Ido while searching for cyborg parts in a landfill. Dr. Ido fixed Alita who in fact lost all her memories. The film tells the journey of Alita try to find who she really is as she is attracted to conflicts because conflicts bring her memories back little by little. Directed by Robert Rodriguez and produced and written by James Cameron. In 2003, Cameron decided to direct this film. He has already make notes and screenplay and the film was in development hell until 2015 where he decided to find other director (Rodriguez) because Cameron is focusing himself....Read more



Oscar Nominations Is HERE!


SAG Winners is HERE!

72nd British Academy Film Awards Nomination is Out!

The announcement that was made on January 9th comes out with a record giving Bradley Cooper five nominations for himself! In which according to BAFTA never happened in its 72 running awards night! Here’s the complete list of Nominees? Who are you nodding for?...Read more

Mary Poppins Returns

Production : Walt Disney Pictures, Lucamar Productions, Marc Platt Productions
Distributor : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Director : Rob Marshall
Casts : Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep
Duration : 130 minutes

“Mary Popping What?”

Tells the story of Mary Poppins who returns after a decades to help the Bank’s siblings and Michael’s children with their lives after the lost of their mother. Directed by Oscar winner Rob Marshall, the film surely gives everybody a high hopes especially it’s Mary Poppins we’re all talking about here. The film is based on the book series Marry Poppins by P.L. Travers and the film is a sequel to the film Mary Poppins 1964 film. The story set in 1930s London and it is about 25 years after the first film. The 1964 Mary Poppins were played by Julie Andrewa and this 2018 is played Emily Blunt. While Lin-Manuel Miranda played a Mary Poppins friend or in the original film is Bert. The film is also a musical...Read more

The 76th Golden Globe Awards Winners

Hosted by Sandra Oh as the first Asian to hosted and Andy Samberg this Golden Globe is a blast! Located in The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California the Awards night in January 7th was full of stars. Here’s the full list of winners of the Golden Globe 76th:..Read more



Production : Allspark Pictures, Tencent Pictures, Di Bonaventura Pictures, Bay Films
Distributor : Paramount Pictures
Director : Travis Knight
Casts : Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Ortiz, Jason Drucker, Pamela Adlon
Duration : 114 minutes

“A Touching Action Film”

Set in the year of 1987, this film tells the story of Bumblebee escapes from his planet to find a refugee and landed on Earth in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld) is looking for a car on her 18th birthday and find Bumblebee. It’s only a matter of time until she founds out that the car that she owned is not just an ordinary car. While on the other planet the Autobots is trying to haunt all the Deceptions that is left. The first live-action film of the Transformers...Read more


Production : Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Entertainment, The Safran Company, Mad Ghost Productions
Distributor : Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : James Wan
Casts : Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolf Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Nicole Kidman
Duration : 143 minutes

“DC Comics Has Been Saved Once More”

Directed by James Wan (Saw, Insidious, Furios 7) the film tells the story of Arthur Curry who has to take his throne as the king of the underwater kingdom, Atlantis to lead his people and save the world from his brother Orm. Jason Momoa played as Arthur Curry the son of the Queen of Atlantis with a human who is left when he was little by his mother for the their safety and this event has put a big scar in his heart. Jason abled to played as this fun, loving, strong yet a vulnerable character he is. One sentence: he NAILED IT the whole film! While Amber Heard played as Mera the princess of the underwater kingdom Xebel, this character is no damsel in distress in other words a very bad ass character. Heard bring Mera to big screen with a the charismatic, strong, mysterious yet a little bit of vulnerabilities in it. While Nicole Kidman played as the Queen of Atlantis and Yahya Abdul Mateen II as Black Manta and Patrick Wilson as Orm; the main opponent in the film....Read more

Fantastic Beasts and The Crimes of Grindelwald

Production : Warner Bros. Pictures, Heyday Films
Distributor : Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : David Yates
Casts : Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Zoe Kravitz, Callum Turner, Claudia Kim, William Nadylam, Kevin Guthrie, Jude Law, Johnny Depp
Duration : 134 minutes

“The Fantastic Beasts Is Back With The Crimes”

Set after the event in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is tasked by Albus Dumbledore to find Credence Barebone (Ezra Miller) before Gellert Grindelwaldand and his dark allies find and use him to terminate the human world. David Yates the director of four Harry Potter Films and now lead the helmet for this Fantastic Beats franchise comes back with its second film Fantastic Beasts and The Crimes of Grindelwald. Eddie Redmayne...Read more

Outlaw King

Production : Sigma Films, Anonymous Content
Distributor : Netflix
Director : David Mackenzie
Casts : Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, Billy Howle, Tony Curran, Callan Mulvey, Stephen Dillane
Duration : 121 minutes

“A Historical Film Turns Brutal”

The film tells the story of the 14th century Scottish King Robert the Bruce, his journey as the Outlaw King and how he find his allies. The film its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by David Mackenzie (Hell or Highwater which nominated for Best Picture at the Oscar) This film is very good and Outlaw King is worth the box office. This film has a good cinematography especially who would forget that one long take at the beginning of the film? Every footages is very cinematic with that European feels in it. Chris Pine stars as Robert the Bruce while Florence Pugh casted as Elizabeth de Burgh and Aaron Taylor-Johnson transformed into a long hair man and acted as the beastly James Douglas..Read more

Bohemian Rhapsody

Production : 20th Century Fox, New Regency, GK Films, Queen Films
Distributor : 20th Century Fox
Director : Bryan Singer, Dexter Fletcher
Casts : Rami Malek, Lucy, Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Mike Myers
Duration : 134 minutes

“Most Inspiring Biopic of The Decade”

Tells the life story of the band Queen focusing on Freddie Mercury’s life till the pick success of this legendary band. Directed by Bryan Singer who left the project after awhile because of problems he dealt with the production and the filming continued cinematographer Newton Thomas Segel who directed some of the scenes until Dexter Fletcher officially helmet it. But, because of rule of Directors Guild of America; Singer still deserves the credit...Read more

The Nutcracker and The Four Realms

Production : Walt Disney Pictures, The Mark Gordon Company
Distributor : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Director : Lasse Hallstrom, Joe Johnston
Casts : Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Eugenio Derbez, Matthew Macfadyen, Richard E. Grant, Misty Copeland, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman
Duration : 99 minutes

“The Most Magical Film of The Year!”

Directed by Oscar nominee Lasse Hallstrom who collaborated with director Joe Johnston. This film is 100% magical! Tells the story of Clara (Mackenzie Foy) who only wish is to have the key to unlock a precious gift from her late mother. Instead her journey to finds the key led her to an army of mice, nutcracker, kingdoms, and magical creatures. Filled with a magical and beautiful visuals, the film nailed to bring the audience to a whole different world. Mackenzie Foy casted as Clara and gives a beautiful performance. The film doesn’t only show the journey of finding a key but it’s about finding her own true self...Read more

The Princess Switch

Distributor : Netflix
Director : Mike Rohl
Casts : Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio, Nick Sagar
Duration : 102 minutes

“Wonderful Xmas Film”

Tells the story a Chicago baker, Stacy who is competing on a Christmas baking competition in the fiction country Belgravia. There she bumps into Lady Margaret who asks Stacy to switched place with her for two days. Stacy becomes the prince’s fiancee while Lady Margaret is the Chicago baker everybody taught she is. Sounds cliche? Princess and Pauper perharps? Or The Parent Trap? Yup! But, this formula just never gets tired to the audiences eyes. Vanessa Hudgens basically played as four character in the film; Lady Margaret, Stacy De Novo, Lady Margaret trying to be Stacy and Stacy trying to be Lady Margaret. Quiet refreshing to see Hudgens back in this sort of romantic family fun loving film. One of thing that should be credited is how Stacy who acted as Lady Margaret is pictured a strong, independent, nice character she is and...Read more

Hunter Killer

Production : Summit Entertainment, Original Film, Millennium Films, Relativity Media, G-BASE
Distributor : Lionsgate
Director : Donovan Marsh
Casts : Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Common, Linda Cardellini, Toby Stephens
Duration : 121 minutes

“Submarine War?”

An American submarine captain teams up with the U.S Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a his general. Directed by Donovan Marsh and stars Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Common, Linda Cardellini. Based on the novel Firing Point by Don Keith & George Wallace. The film is looking like an A list ilm but surprisingly look like a B film. Quiet surprising looking at the casts of this film. The story is quiet unique with that cliche formula. The execution is somehow fine. One of the nice thing about this film is how the tension is created from the beginning until the end...Read more

A Star Is Born

Production : Warner Bros. Pictures, Live Nation Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Gerber Pictures, Peters Entertainment, Join Effort
Distributor :Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : Bradley Cooper
Casts : Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle, Sam Elliot
Duration : 135 minutes

“The Real Star of The Year”

The film tells the story of Jackson Maine a famous country; an alcoholic and drug addict who met Ally a waitress who aspires to be a singer-song writer in a club one night. Since that encounter, they became attached and Ally come along to Maine’s tour. In there, Maine approached Ally to sing and the world begins to know who Ally is. While Ally rises to become one of the top music star, Maine is struggling with his career and his alcohol and drug addiction...Read more

90th Oscar Winner is HERE

The 90th Oscar this year is full of surprises. With having Greta Gerwig as the fifth women in history to be nominated for Oscar Best Director Nomination and Jordan Peele as the fifth African-American man to be nominated. Also with a record that 40 women received Oscar nomination outside the acting category! This year’s Oscar is more colourful and meaningful. Took place in Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and Jimmy Kimmel as its Host, Ladies and Gentlemen we present to you the winners: Read more

Film About Special Need People Wins Best Film in JIFCES 2018

(Semarang, 03/20/2018) WishMakers, produced and directed by Cheryl Halpern from the USA, won the Best Film Award at the Java International Film & Culture Festival (JIFCES) 2018. Cheryl Halpern, who attended the festival, walked to the podium, in the Kraton Amarta Bumi Palace, Semarang, to receive the esteemed award and acknowledgement. Mrs. Halpern, said that she was honored to accept the award not just on behalf of herself but also on behalf of the individuals with special needs working in the Tulip Winery.  She is proud to be able to share their story with audiences around the world.Read more

Oscar 2018 Nominations Announced

Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird received 5 nominations from the 90th Academy Awards. Greta received the Best Director nominee after eight years no women director ever get into the list. According to history, only five women, with Greta that have been nominated for Best Director in Oscar; Lina Wertmüller ("Seven Beauties"), Jane Campion ("The Piano"), Sofia Coppola ("Lost in Translation") and Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") who became the only women director that ever got title of Best Director at the Oscar Read more

Screen Actors Guild 2018 Winners are HERE

SAG took place in Los Angeles, California. This year is the year of firsts for SAG with Kristen Bell chosen as the host for the first time. All the presenters are all women. And everybody (most of them) is wearing black to support the end of sexual harashment in Hollywood also Time’s up as the backdrop. This year could probably be Nicole Kidman’s year; winning Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice Awards, and Emmy Awards in Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries. She, again won in SAG for her role as Celeste Wright in the 7-episode series Big Little Lies. Here’s the complete Winner of SAG 2018: Read more

Directors Guild Awards 2018 Nomination is HERE!

Directors Guild Awards nomination is here. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri who won in the Golden Globe again took the the nomination for best feature film ini this year’s nominee. Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele became the first time directors that get into the nomination in the Feature Film category. Here are the complete list for the nominees and the winner would be announced in February 2.Read more

Critics Choice awards Winner 2018 Winner’s List:

With The Shape of Water directed by Guillermo del Toro wins the Best Picture title the film also wins the Best Director title. While Coco again wins the Best Animated Feature after awarded the title in the Golden Globe this year. Here are the complete Winners List of Critics Choice awards 2018: Read more

Golden Globe Winner 2018 is Out!

Golden Globe nominee and also the winner will definitely get a bigger shot on entering the Oscar nominations. Lady Bird took home the statue for Best Comedy and Musical film while Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri took home Best Drama Film. Many attendances were wearing black for their support for anti-sexual harassment group Time’s Up. Activists and all the nominees and winners and all the guests gather together at the awards ceremony that was held in The Beverly Hilton. Here are the complete winners and nominee of Golden Globe 2018: Read more

The Greatest Showman

Productions : Chernin Entertainment, Seed Poductions, Laurence Mark Productions, TSG Entertainment
Director : Michael Gracey
Casts : Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya
Duration : 105 minutes

“Celebration of Humanity”

Tells the story of P.T. Barnum on how he created a show that would be a sensation. Hugh Jackman took the lead as P.T. Barnum, Zac Efron as Phillip Carlyle, Michelle Williams as Charity Barnum, Rebecca Ferguson as Jenny Lind and Zendaya as Anne Wheeler.
Hugh Jackman once again showed his remarkable acting and singing. While Zac is once more back for a musical after his performance in High School Musical. Michelle Williams perfectly matches to play as Charity and showed her ability to sing. Rebecca Ferguson also gives a stunning performance and Zendaya proved her acting skill to another level after playing in Spider-Man: Homecoming and K.C Undercover series of Disney. Read more

Nasser Aldhaheri : The Real Desert Filmmaker

I had to travel and read and enter the cinema twice a week at least.I had to make a lot of money for a professional art work. I had to write the story from an epic perspective of the story of the family, and how they formed an ancient civilization dating back four thousand years, today the world does not know us only after the emergence of oil, but we have cultures, customs, traditions and long tales about the struggle of man and nature, how they carved the rock for water, and planted the palm trees for life. Read more

The nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards


The nominations for the 75th Golden Globe Awards have been announced. The Shape of Water is leading the movie nominations with seven nods, followed by The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with six each. Lady Bird has four and I, Tonya, The Greatest Showman and Dunkirk have three.
On the TV side, Big Little Lies picked up six nominations and Feud: Bette and Joan received four. NBC’s This Is Us received three nominations, as did FX’s Fargo and Hulu’s Emmy-winning The Handmaid’s Tale. The shortlisted movies, actors, television shows and more were revealed early Monday morning by actors Alfre Woodard, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Bell and Sharon Stone.
Seth Meyers is set to host the Golden Globes, which will air live on NBC from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on the evening of Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. The Late Night star, who hosted the Emmys in 2014 and the White House Correspondents Dinner in 2011, follows the lead of The Tonight Show’s Jimmy Fallon, who presented the 74th Golden Globe awards. Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Ricky Gervais have also previously hosted the star-studded ceremony. Read more

Murder on the Orient Express


Productions : Kinberg Genre, The Mark Gordon Company, Scott Free Productions
Director : Kenneth Branagh
Casts : Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley
Duration : 114 minutes

“Everybody is a Suspect”

The film is based on the 1934 novel of the same title by Agatha Christie. The film tells the story of a world-famous detective, Hercule Poirot, as he seeks to solve a murder on the famous European train, Orient Express in the 1930s.
Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh does not only took the director chair, he also starred as Hercule Poirot in this 55 million dollar budget film. The ensemble casts did a really great job in this film. But, Kenneth Branagh’s acting is the one most stood up. He accomplished to play as an eccentric detective.
Shot with 65mm film cameras, the film is beautiful. Every shot is well thought as Haris Zambarloukos took the head of cinematography. Read more

Cheryl Halpern: Her Royal Highness Filmmaker


Cheryl Halpern, a female filmmaker whose films have won many esteemed film festivals around the world, was inaugurated with a Royal Nobility Title of the Kingdom of Tallo, South Sulawesi.

Cheryl Halpern is a woman of full charisma. She dedicated her life to humanity. Among them are through her inspirational films (WishMakers, Two Zions: The Living Legacy of the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon, Natsanat, Fighting to be Free) and through her social activities in the United States. She received this honor in Bali, in November 2017. Read more



Production : Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios
Distributor : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Director : Lee Unkrich
Casts : Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renée Victor, Ana Ofelia Murgula, Edward James Olmos
Duration : 110 minutes

“Remember Me Even When I’m Gone”

Tells the story of a 12 year old aspiring musician, Miguel, who’s family believed their family are cursed by music and nobody should play it. Miguel insists that he would become a musician until in the Day of the Death he mysteriously enters the Land of the Dead and try to find he’s ancestors to find the reason of the believed that his family is cursed by music. Read more

Justice League


Production : DC Films, RatPac Entertainment, Atlas Entertainment, Cruel and Usual Films
Distributor : Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : Zack Snyder
Casts : Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J.K. Simmons
Duration : 120 minutes

“Superman Is Back”

Because of his guilt and love for humanity, Batman tries to gather a team of people with superpowers to face a big enemy that is coming. Ben Affleck is back as Batman, Gal Gadot reprise her role as Wonder Woman while Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Diane Lane also back reprised their character. While Ezra Miller stars as The Flash and Jason Momoa as Aqua Man and Ray Fisher as Cyborg. Read more


Lucia Barata's Dancing Wheels Hits a Home Run and Becomes the Best Film in ISENMA

Directing a film about people with disabilities who love to dance has been a meaningful experience to Lucia Barata. After finishing a long list of education on architecture and art, she then studied at the New York Film Academy. Finally, her film, “Dancing Wheels” is chosen as the Best Film in the International Student, Woman and Movie Awards 2017. When being interviewed, the Brazilian-born writer and director Lucia Barata said with great hope, “This film is the one I’m very proud of. I hope this film would bring good to the Dancing Wheels organization; so, they would find a sponsor to help them grow. Again, there are no boundaries to dance."Read more


Xia Shanlzhoulin from China Received Awards in Bali

Xia Shanlzhoulin received a prestigious award from Filmmakers of the Year Film Festival, Indonesia. She won Gold Award in Lead Actress category for her film Three School of Magic, directed by Kong Lida. The film also awarded Gold Award in International Short Film category, and the Award is accepted by the producer, Wang Feng, in the Ceremony. Kong Lida also brings home a Gold Award in Director category.

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Production : Warner Bros. Pictures, Skydance Media, Electric Entertainment
Distributor : Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : Dean Devlin
Casts : Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Alexandra Maria Lara, Richard Schiff, Robert Sheehan, Daniel Wu, Eugenio Derbez, Ed Harris, Andy Garcia
Duration : 110 minutes

“What is Geostorm?”

When a network of satellites called “Dutch Boy” that was supposed to control climate change start to turn its way to attack the Earth, it’s a matter of saving the world from geostorm by racing with the clock. What city is next? read more

Blade Runner 2049


Production: Alcon Entertainment, Columbia Pictures, Thunderbird Entertainment
Producer: Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove, Bud Yorkin, Cynthia Yorkin
Distributor : Warner Bros Pictures
Director : Denis Villeneuve
Casts : Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana De Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, MackenzieDavis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, Dave Bautista, Jared Leto, Barkhad Abdi.
Duration : 162 minutes

Blade Runner tells the story in Los Angeles on the year of 2049. During that time, Earth just went through a blackout. Tyrell Corporation is bankrupt and the replicans are being destroyed and stop its production. But, a company named Wallace Corporation starts to take over and creating a new kind of replicans that is more advanced and more submissive. They are tasked to hunt down all the remaining replicans produced by Tyrell. read more

MARK FELT: The Man Who Brought Down the White House


Production : Mandalay, Endurance Media, Ventures, Torridon Films, Riverstone Pictures, MadRiver Pictures, Scott Free Productions, Cara Films
Distributor : Sony Pictures Classics
Director : Peter Lamdesman
Casts : Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Marton Csokas, Ike Barinholtz, Tony Goldwyn
Duration : 103 minutes

This film tells the story of the famous whistleblower known as “Deep Throat” which was the number 3 person in FBI. Deep Throat is suspected to be the one who helped reporter Bob Woodward to investigate the Watergate Scandal in 1970 and force President Nixon to impeach himself. The story begins with the death of FBI director; J. Edgar Hoover. The number 2 person in FBI, a close friend of Hoover, resigned from the position. Felt is assigned to investigate the robbery in the Democrat headquarters by five unknown people which indirectly directed to the White House. read more

Cheryl Halpern Wins Best Film in International Film Competition (IFCOM) 2017

The Festival Celebration of International Film and Competition (IFCOM) rejoiced by the kings and sultans of Nusantara. The Awards Night was opened by King Sri Anglung Prabu Punta Djajanagara Cakrabuana Girinata and attended by Queen Kanjeng Ratu Dinar Retno Djenoli from.. read more

The Foreigner

“Do Not Wake The Dragon”

Production : The Fyzz Facility, Sparkle Roll Media, Huayi Brothers Pictures, Wanda Pictures
Distributor : STXfilms
Director : Martin Campbell
Casts : Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan
Duration : 113 minutes

This film is based by the legendary novel written by Stephen Leather; The Chinaman which tells the story of a man from China named Ngoc Minh Quan who has a past as a NAVY Seal and now living his stable life with his daughter and owning a restaurant in London. His life were destroyed when a bombed happened and killed his daughter. The only family he had left. This incident caused Ngoc Minh Quan to find out who killed his daughter. Every way he tried, even finding Liam Hennesy to Ireland to find the answers of who killed his daughter. read more

Kingsman: The Golden Circle“A Long Way Home”

"An End For A New Beginning”


Production : Marv Films, Cloudy Productions
Distributor : 20th Century Fox
Director : Matthew Vaughn
Casts : Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, Elton John, Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges
Duration : 141 minutes

When all Kingsman base been attacked and destroyed. Eggsy with Merlin have to travel to Kentucky to ask for help to rebuild Kingsman and find who are the people behind the destroyed of Kingsman-which involved a big drug market ahead of them and of course- saving the world. read more

Film Festivals Alliance Awards Ceremony Celebrates International Day of Peace

Kings and sultans of Nusantara, Film Festivals Alliance and the International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration, and Equality (IFFPIE) celebrate the International Day of Peace in Bali recently. The event was enlivened with various sacred regional dances which sending the message of diversity and peace.  read more


“A Long Way Home”

Production : See-Saw Films, Aquarius Films, Screen Australia, Sunstar Entertainment, Cross City, The Weinstein Company
Distributor : The Weinstein Company, Transmission Films, Entertainment Film Distributors
Director : Garth Davis
Casts : Sunny Pawar, Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Nicole Kidman
Duration : 118 minutes

Saroo Brierley a five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the street of Calcutta, thousand kilometers from his home. Faith takes him to be adopted by a couple in Australia. 20 years later he tries to find his lost family through Google Earth....Read more

US and Japan Movies Shine at the Asia Pacific International Filmmaker Festival and Awards

The Asia Pacific International Filmmaker Festival and Awards (APIFA) hosts its annual festival, commemorating International Humanitarian Day in Kuta, Bali on July 12. The red carpet Awards Ceremony inaugurated by King Tallo, Haji Andi Abdul Rauf Maro Daeng Marewa (Karaeng Rewa) of Tallo Sultanate, Makassar. Also attending the glorious night were kings and queens of Nusantara: Chairman of Council of Indigenous Culture Kraton Nusantara, Sri Anglung Prabu Punta Djajanagara Cakrabumi Girinata Raja Keraton Amarta Bumi Kendal, Semarang, ... Read more

American Movie Win Big at the World Humanitarian Awards

(Bali, July 2017) World Humanitarian Awards, an international film festival specified in humanitarian theme commemorate the International Humanitarian Day. This year, the celebration was held in Kuta, Bali on July 12.

The World Humanitarian Awards was established to commemorate World Humanitarian Day initiated by the United Nations. The international day is celebrated every August 19th. On 19 August 2003, a brutal terrorist attacked the UN headquarters in Baghdad, and killed 22 people, including Sérgio Vieira de Mello, a senior Brazilian UN diplomat--a humanitarian fighter who had dedicated his life for humanity. Read more

Film Festivals Alliance Received Two Awards

Film Festivals Alliance (FFA) has been chosen by The Film Reporter as The Most Progressive Film Festivals Submission Platform 2017 with its Money Back Guarantee Program. Film Festivals Alliance is an award-winning submission platform with awards from several Kingdoms and the biggest Film Submission Platform in Asia Pacific with more than 55.000 filmmakers in their list. Founded in 2011, this film festival submission platform that is based in Asia Pacific has been growing fast.  Read more


“Is the Alien a Threat or Not?”

Production : FilmNation Entertainment, Lava Bear Films, 21 Laps Entertainment
Distributor : Paramount Pictures, Stage 6 Films, Sony Pictures Releasing
Director : Denis Villeneuve
Casts : Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma
Duration : 116 minutes

When mysterious spacecraft landed in 12 different places around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks played by Amy Adams is chosen to interpreting the language of the creatures inside the spacecraft that they called alien. Along the way with other 11 countries she has to convince them about their purpose coming to earth; a threat or here to help.... Read more

Kong: Skull Island

“Welcome to Skull Island”

Production : Legendary Pictures, Tencent Pictures
Distributor : Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Casts : Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Jing Tian, Toby Kebbell, John Ortiz
Duration : 118 minutes

In the year of 1973, Captain James Conrad played by the charismatic Tom Hiddleston is recruited into an expedition to map out “Skull Island.” Together with Mason Weaver played by Academy Award winning actress Brie Larson as photojournalist and John Goodman as Bill Randa the one who is in charged for the expedition with Samuel L Jackson as Preston Packard, Lieutenant Colonel the leader to protect the group with his other US Army’s more

WishMakers Wins Big at the IFFWSZ 2017 and Send Good Wishes to Special Needs Community

International Film Festival For Women, Social Issues & Zero Discrimination (IFFWSZ) chose WishMakers, directed by Cheryl Halpern from the United States, as the best film in this year competition. WishMakers is a documentary about a residential adult special needs community who work in a tulip winery. This inspirational documentary is selected for bringing a strong message about women, children, and social issues, and anti-discrimination. The eyes of the judges of the Festival were gleaming with tears as they watched such caring conditions to nurture dignity and give a new bright purpose for the residents.   Read more

La La Land

“A Film For Dreamers”

Production : Black Label Media, TIK Films Limited, Impostor Pictures, Gilbert Films, Marc Platt Productions
Distributor : Summit Entertainment
Director : Damien Chazelle
Casts : Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt
Duration : 128 minutes

The film tells a story about a jazz pianist, Sebastian played by Ryan Gosling who falls in love with Mia, an aspiring actress played by Emma Stone. Both is trying to make their dreams come true. Directed by Damien Chazelle, who's known for his 2014’s film Whiplash.... read more

10 Most Innovative Film Festivals In The World 2017

1.Cannes Film Festival
Originated in 1932 by Jean Zay the French Minister of National Education and held for the first time in 1947. This film festival is most of filmmaker’s dream to be a part of. But, why? Became one of the oldest film festival, full of stars, distributors and most of Hollywood movies would kill to be world premiered here. This film festival is a mixed of   Read more

Monster Trucks

“Monster Inside A Truck”

Production : Paramount Animation, Nickelodeon Movies, Disruption Entertainment
Distributor : Paramount Pictures
Director : Chris Wedge
Casts : Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Amy Ryan, Rob Lowe, Danny Glover, Bary Pepper, Holt McCallany
Duration : 104 minutes

Focuses on the life of Tripp Coley played by young star Lucas Till who after an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site finds a creature and name it Creech. Both they found friendships and created monster inside a truck Tripp always imagine having!  read more

Cheryl Halpern "Tolerance Woman of the Year"

Cheryl Halpern, director, and producer of the winning film WishMakers, who also recently elected by the World Tolerance Awards as the Woman of the Year, shares about the making of the film, her passion, and her dream.

Does her dream come true through WishMakers?

Read the story

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

“Films for Action Hard Core

Production : Paramount Pictures, One Race Films, Revolution Studios, Roth Kirschenbaum Films
Distributor : Paramount Pictures
Director : D. J. Caruso
Casts : Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette, Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson
Duration : 107 minutes

Xander Cage is back everybody!! Set in a world where Pandora’s Box, a device that’s capable of controlling satellites to crash at the specific location is haunted by people with bad or maybe good intention.

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5 Best Film Festival Submission Platforms

1. FilmFreeway
This festival platform might be the most popular between all. Launched in 2014 by Zachary Jones this festival platform has grown into a huge one! Starting from modern features and easy to use. 14 hours younger than WIthoutabox. This platform is still ahead of any other festival platform! With 5057 film festivals from around the world; can’t wait what’s next for FilmFreeway. Filmmakers and Festivals love this platform!

2. Withoutabox
We could say that Withoutabox is the eldest of all other festival platforms. Founded in 2000 by David Straus, Joe Neulight, and Charles Neulight and owned by IMDb, ... read more


“Woke Up 90 Years Earlier”

Production : LStar Capital, Village Roadshow Pictures, Wanda Pictures, Original Film, Company Films, Start Motion Pictures
Distributor : Columbia Pictures
Director : Morten Tyldum
Casts : Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy Garcia
Duration : 116 minutes

Taken place in a starship name Avalon that’s transporting 5.000 colonists to the planet Homestead II, a journey that takes 120 years. One day Jim Preston played by the Guardians of the Galaxy star; Chris Pratt is awake, 90 years earlier.  read more

Film Festival Celebrating Human Rights Day

World Human Rights Awards was held again in Indonesia. After in 2016, was held in Jakarta, this international film festival chose Bali as the place for the Awards Ceremony to all directors who cares about human rights. Damien Dematra as the founder and director of the festival, said that, this festival was made to inspire the world because out there, there are still a lot of people who cares about human rights and want to fight for it through something creative even though their work are not recognized yet by the world or not appreciated at all.

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Doctor Strange

“A Spiritualist Superhero”

Production : Marvel Studios
Distributor : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Director : Scott Derrickson
Casts : Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton
Duration : 115 minutes

An acclaimed neurosurgeon, Stephen Strange, loss the use of his hands in a car accident. He refuses to believe that he can’t use his hands anymore as a neurosurgeon. He uses all his connections, everything he could think of to heal his hand. Until one day, he decides to go to Nepal... read more

Hacksaw Ridge

“Soldier Who’s an Anti-War”

Production : Pandemonium Films, Permut Productions, Vendian Entertainment, Kylin Pictures
Distributor : Summit Entertainment, Icon Film Distribution
Director : Mel Gibson
Casts : Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, Vince Vaughn
Duration : 139 minutes

Hacksaw Ridge turns the impossible into the big screen. Set in World War II where Desmond Doss an American pacificist combat medic who is a Seventh-day Adventist Christian who refuses to carry or use a firearm or any kind of weapon. Doss became the first conscientious objector to be rewarded the Medal of Honor, the highest honor in America’s military. read more


“Was It The Perfect Choice?”

Production : Village Roadshow Pictures, Flashlight Films, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Malpaso Productions
Distributor : Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : Clint Eastwood
Casts : Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney
Duration : 96 minutes

Taken from the real life tragedy of Sully Sullenberger who’s in January 2009 put an emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River, in which all 155 passengers and crew survived with only minor injuries, and the subsequent publicity and investigation.  read more

  OSCAR NOMINATION 2017... who's going to win?

World Tolerance Day Celebrated In Jakarta Through Film Festival

755 films have participated in International Film Festival for Spirituality, Religion and Visionary and World Tolerance Award. This two international film festival again collecting filmmakers from all over the world to celebrate World Tolerance Day at Planet Hollywood, Jakarta.

The event was held to celebrate the World Tolerance Day which falls on 16 November. World Tolerance Day was first proclaimed by the United Nations on 1996, with the hope to strengthen tolerance by improving mutual understanding between cultures and nations. read more


“Not Just About Saving The Music Theater”

Production : Illumination Entertainment
Distributor : Universal Pictures
Director : Garth Jennings
Casts : Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlet Johansson, John C. Reilly, Tori Kelly, Taron Egerton, Nick Kroll
Duration : 110 minutes

Set in a world of anthropomorphic animals, Buster Moon a koala is the owner of a music theater. He has an assistant a slightly green Iguana. Lately, Buster Moon is having a financial problem and he tries to thinks a way to survive. He will host a singing competition. But, ... more


“Finding The Real Me”

Production : Walt Disney Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios
Distributor : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Director : Ron Clements, John Musker
Casts : Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, Alan Tudyk
Duration : 107 minutes
Moana, daughter of the chief who is never allowed to go to the ocean, since she was little is amazed and curious with the ocean. Mentored by her grandmother her curiosity is a little bit answered. Her father, the chief of the island wanted her daughter... more

International Film Festival for Documentary, Short, and Comedy Announced Its Best Film

Finally, the Best Film of International Film Festival for Documentary, Short, and Comedy 2016 was announced. It was announced in as part of the celebration of World Tolerance Day.
Italian film, The Eve is chosen as Best Film this year. This Luca Machnich’s film is a short film that tells a story about a young boy who dreams to meet Santa Claus. read more


“Is Hell on Earth The Way Out?”

Production : Imagine Entertainment, LStar Capital
Distributor : Columbia Pictures
Director : Ron Howard
Casts : Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Omar Sy, Ben Foster, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Irrfan Khan
Duration : 121 minutes

Another riddle to solve by Robert Langdon (played by one and only Tom Hanks) when he suddenly awakes in a hospital in Florence, Italy with no memories about what happened before. The only thing he knows is, he is a target to kill.  more


Lebanese Film Ruled ISENMA

International Student, Newcomer, and Woman Movie Awards (ISENMA) announced its Best Film. Forgiveness, Lebanese film directed by women director, Rima Irani was given the title of Best Film this year. The announcement was made on November as part of the celebration of World Tolerance Day in Bali, Indonesia. This festival is focusing on finding newcomer’s film to be held the title of Best Film.


Woman Director Wins Directors Awards

Directors Awards (DIRA) announced the Best Film for this year. Krusing America directed by Linda Kruse is chosen as Best Film of 2016. DIRA itself is an international scaled film festival that is looking for brilliant films through the eyes of the director. DIRA has received 250 films since the festival opens its submission last year. Before winning Best Film, this American film has to compete with other 4 nominees. more

The Accountant

“Autism Wrapped With Action”

Production : Electric City Entertainment, Advanced Underwrting Concepts, RatPac Entertaiment, Zero Gravity Management
Distributor : Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : Gavin O’Connor
Casts : Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow
Duration : 128 minutes

Director Gavin O’Connor famous for Tumbleweeds is back with an extraordinary action film! This film shows many flashbacks in many of the scenes make the audience questioned:... more

World Tolerance Day is Celebrated with Tears

World Tolerance Day, 16th of November will be celebrated by the International Film Festival for Spirituality, Religion and Visionary (IFFSRV) and World Tolerance Award. 
This two international film festival focuses on finding films with tolerance theme. Until now, IFFSRV has been held for three years.
This celebration felt so relevant yet so concerned to see the global condition that is not conducive for tolerance. The fact that Islam religion people and minority people that are scared and worried by the political act of president-elect of the United States of America, Donald Trump that threatened to close the mosque, is a sign that tolerance among the religious people is having a really deep drastic setback in this year of 2016. read more


“Whistleblower or Hero?”
Production : Endgame Entertainment, Wild Bunch, KrautPack Entertainment, Onda Entertainment, Vendian Entertainment
Distributor : Open Road Films
Director : Oliver Stone
Casts : Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Scott Eastwood, Logan Marshall-Green, Timothy Olyphant, Ben Schnetzer, LaKeith Lee Stanfield, Rhys Ifans, Nicolas Cage
Duration : 134 minutes
The story focuses on Edward Snowden played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt who is an NSA employee who leaked to public thousand of classified documents and distributed to the press. This film shows... more

ISENMA Announced 5 Nominations for Best Film

International Student, Newcomer, and Woman Movie Awards (ISENMA) is back in Jakarta. Festival that focuses on films directed by newcomer announced its Best Film nomination. This festival has received 250 films since the festival opens its submission last year.

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

“Imaginative Gothic Style Adventure!“
Production : Cernin Entertainment, Tim Burton Productions, TSG Entertainment, Scope Pictures, St. Petersburg, Clearwater Film Commission, Ingeniøus
Distributor : 20th Century Fox
Director : Tim Burton
Casts : Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Chris O’Dowd, Allison Janney, Rupert Everett, Terence Stamp, Ella Purnell, Judi Dench, Samuel L. Jackson
Duration : 127 minutes
When 16-year-old Jacob’s grandfather died. Jacob’s trying to fulfill his grandfather wish to find the “home of the peculiar children”. And when he finds them, he realizes that he has his own “peculiarity” that can save the whole home for peculiar children. more


Comedy Film Festival Announced its List of Nominees

International Film Festival for Documentary, Short, and Comedy announced it's Best Film.
International Film Festival for Documentary, Short, and Comedy (IFFDSC) is back in Jakarta. This international film festival announced 3 films to compete as Best Film of IFFDSC this year. read more

Directors Awards is Back in Indonesia

All foreign filmmakers would be back in Indonesia to compete for Best Film in an international film festival, Directors Awards. DIRA, its usual name has received 250 films since the festival opens its submission last year. This festival focuses on finding the Best Film through the director's eyes.  read more


"Love Conquer Revenge”
Production : Bazelevs, Lightworkers Media, Sean Daniel Productions
Distributor : Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director : Timur Bekmambetov
Casts : Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Morgan Freeman, Haluk Bilginer
Duration : 123 minutes
Judah Ben-Hur, a prince who is falsely prison by his own adopted brother, became a slave. Tries to find his way back to take his place and save his family.  more

The Nomination of Filmmaker of the Year Is Announced in Jakarta

All films from all over the world are back to compete in Indonesia through a prestigious festival, Filmmaker of The Year. In its third year FOTY the usual name of Filmmaker of The Year that has received 320 films from many various parts of the world to compete for the Best Film. read more

Music Film “Earth” Will Be Screened in UN Climate Change Conference

Music FIlm “Earth” would be screened at the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Marocco. This music film is a creative environment campaign that  is also the soundtrack of documentary film about the Minister of Environment and Forestry of Indonesia, Siti Nurbaya Bakar: Srikandi Pembawa Perubahan directed by Damien Dematra. read more

  The Era of Superheroes Movies

  an article by Natasha Dematra

  From the 2000s the rise of superheroes movies is increasing very very quick. There’s no year without one movie about superhero on the cinema.  This has risen on our culture and has become an everyday life, not just a trend, but maybe a lifestyle. more


  The Effects of Autotune in the Music Industry

Rima Irani Won Best Film in IFFPIE 2016

International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality (IFFPIE) announce its Best Film. Forgiveness from Lebanon directed by Rim Irani took the title. The film tells a story about a woman who went to a psychiatry to heal her soul. This movie focused on the mind of the woman in fighting her miserable pas, to overcome her wounded soul and start a new life.


World Environment Movement Launched by 3 Ministers of Indonesia Together with 11 Countries

World Environment Movement, a social movement, officially launched on the eve of the summit International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality. Minister of Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya Bakar, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Rudiantara, Minister of Public Works and Housing, Basuki Hadimuljono, Mrs. Liy Wahid, kings and queens from the archipelago of Indonesia, international filmmakers, ... more

Italian Film "The Eve" Won Best Film in International Film Competition


International Film Competition Festival (IFCOM) has announced its Best Film. In its third year, IFCOM chose The Eve from Italy as the winner. This festival is an international film festival located in Jakarta, Indonesia. This festival has given award to Chris Gero (Music Producer), Robin Shou (Mortal Kombat), Frankie Faison, Nathan East, Eric Clapton, Quincy Jones III, Phil Collins, Lionel Richie, Kenny Loggins, Vince Gill, David Foster, Don Was, Dave Koz, Richard Marx, Al Jarreau, Lee Ritenour, ...


Me Before You

“Live Boldly. Push Yourself. Don’t Settle”

Production : New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Sunswept Entertainment
Distributor : Warner Bros. Pictures
Director : Thea Sharrock
Casts : Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer, Charles Dance, Brendan Coyle
Duration : 110 minutes
Released Date : June 3, 2016

The Story centres Louisa Clark a 26-year old girl and Will Traynor a 35-year old man. Lou just got fired from her job at a cafe. While Will who once was an active young man now sitting in a wheelchair ... more

King of Tallo and Sultan Indrapura Present the Best Film Award at ITA Awards Ceremony

King of Tallo and Sultan Indrapura gives the title of Overall Winner of International Tourism Awards (ITA) to Linda Kruse. This festival was made to promote tourism all over the world. It has received 156 films since its first open the submission. Before choosing the film directed by Linda Kruse as the winner, the judges chose 5 nomination of Best Film... more


“Searching for What Was Never Truly Lost”

Earthbound (eng)
Director : Robin Shou
Casts : Tya Arifin, Reza Nangin, Bima Azriel, Teuku Wisnu Wikana
Duration : 19 minutes
Country : U.S.—shoots in Indonesia

Earthbound tells a story about a woman who was separated with her husband and son when the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami struck Sumatra Indonesia. She searched and ended... more

Documentary & Short International Movie Award Announced Its Best Film

Documentary & Short International Movie Award is an international film festival located in Jakarta, Indonesia. In its fourth year this festival received 214 films for this year. The festival that focusing on documentary and short chose Bastion of the Giants directed by Sumesh Lekhi as its Best Film...   more


“It Doesn’t Matter Who You Are—You Can Change The World."

Director : Napat Tangsanga
Casts : Wallop Thearathong, Monthol Rakkanaphon
Duration : 9:57 minutes
Country : Thailand

This short film tells a story about a grandfather who likes to work hard at the field and his grandson who’s so into social media. How ‘Old Generation’ can communicate with ’New Generation’ by using social media? 


Looking For Trouble Bags Best Film Award at the World Humanitarian Awards 2016

Looking For Trouble directed by Caroline Cuny and Bryan Campbell finally emerged as the Overall Winner 2016 of the World Humanitarian Awards.

The announcement was made in Manggala Wanabakti building, on the Awards Ceremony of International Film Festival celebrating International Day of Peace and was attended by Minister of Environment and Forestry; Siti Nurbaya Bakar, Minister of Communication and Information; Rudiantara, Minister of Public Works and Housing; Basuki Hadimuljono,...  more

Indonesian Minister of Environment and Forestry Set to Campaign for the Environment through Films

The Indonesian Minister of Environment and Forestry, Dr. Ir. Siti Nurbaya Bakar, M.Sc, set to campaign for the environment through a series of films with environment theme, targeting the young generation. Among these films are the overall winner of the International Film Festival for Environment, Health, and Culture (IFFEHC) 2016, Home, directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand from France read more

Film Review


“Orc Versus Human"

Production : Legendary Pictures, Blizzard Entertainment, Atlas Entertainment
Distributor : Universal Pictures
Director : Duncan Jones
Casts : Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Robert Kazinsky, Daniel Wu
Duration : 123 minutes

The world of Azeroth that is inhabited by humans is threatened into a war when they have to face the Orc that have left their world, Draenor, their homeland that has wrecked. Anduin Lothar, the human leader and Durotan, the Orc leader will face ... read more

For My Children Best Film of IFFADAT

International Film Festival for Family, Against Drug Abuse and Trafficking (IFFADAT) chose For My Children directed by Stathis Plotas as its Best Film. IFFADAT itself is an international film festival that based in Jakarta, Indonesia. This festival has open its first submission since last year and has received thousand films.

Damien Dematra as the founder and director of the festival said that “This film is really touching and honest. All the juries and I chose this film because of its good take and strong story that are still taboo in their own country,” said the man with the long hair.

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Film Review

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

“The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Back?"

Production : Nickelodeon Movies, Platinum Dunes, Gama Entertainment, Mednick Productions, Smithrowe Entertainment
Distributor : Paramount Pictures
Director : Dave Green
Casts : Megan Fox, Stephen Amell, Will Arnett, Brian Tee, Tyler Perry, Britanny Ishibashi, Laura Linney
Duration : 112 minutes

King of Tallo Gives Award to WFA Winners

King of Tallo from the Tallo Kingdom gives award to World Film Awards winners on Monday, June 30th in Planet Hollywood, Jakarta. The filmmakers were honoured by this award not just because they receive it, but they receive it from King of Tallo, one of the powerful kingdom in Indonesia. “I feel very blessed to be here, on this event. I hope with me being here, all the filmmakers can know more about Indonesia and promote it outside the country”, said the King.

Robin Shou who’s famous for his role as Liu Kang in Mortal Kombat, now turns director, directed a movie...  more

Australian Short Won APIFA Platinum


Australian Short Film The Ravens has won an Asian Pacific Platinum Award in the Short Film Category at the Asia Pacific International Filmmaker Festival and Awards 2016. 

Written and directed by Jennifer Perrott, The Ravens is a poignant and tender film about an Australian soldier struggling to return to family life after war. Told through the eyes of his young daughter, this story looks at the challenges facing soldiers returning from war coping with trauma and the effects on their families.

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Captain America: Civil War

“Which Side Are Ya On?"

Production : Marvel Studios
Distributor : Walt Disney Studios, Motion Pictures
Director : Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Casts : Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Tom Holland
Duration : 147 Minutes

Captain America : Civil War tells about the political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference while Iron Man thinks differently and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, The Avengers members including Black Widow, Hawkeye, Vision, must pick a side. read more

HOME Wins Best Picture in IFFEHC 2016

HOME directed by French director, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, is chosen as Best Film of International Film Festival for Environment, Health, and Culture (IFFEHC). This film is produced by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and director Luc Besson ((Taxi, Lucy, Nikita, The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, The Lady, The Fifth Element, Atlantis, etc), and narrated by the director with actress Salma Hayek, 6th Academy-Award Nomination; Glenn Close, Jacques Gamblin, and Chinese actress; Zhou Xun.  more

Academy Award Winner is Among APIFA Nominations

Asian Pacific International Filmmaker & Awards (APIFA) announces its nomination for Best Film. APIFA is an international film festival based in Jakarta, Indonesia. This year, the festival has received 450 film from all around the world and has chose 4 of the best to compete for the Best Film title.

The list of nominations for Best Film of APIFA: Alison directed by Uga Carlini, Once There Was A Mountain directed by Yingling Gu, Prophecy directed by Zuri Rinpoche, The Ravens directed by Jennifer Perrott   read more

Nominations of World Film Awards 2016

World Film Awards announces it's nomination today.  Here are the nominations of Best Film of WFA:
Before Spring, directed by Ahmed Atef,  Before The Bomb, directed by Tannaz Hazemi
Earthbound, directed by Robin Shou, Forgiveness, directed by Rima Irani
Nia, directed by Clement Soo, No Second Take, directed by Carlo Jay Cuevas
Steam City, directed by Rainer Raschewski, The Eve, directed by Luca Machnich
Waiting for John, directed by Jessica Sherry, Where The Light Settles, directed by Angelica Orlina  read more


X-Men: Apocalypse

“When The Strongest Awakened"

Production : Bad Hat Harry Production, Kinberg Genre, The Donners’ Company, Marvel Entertainment, Hutch Parker Productions
Distributor : 20th Century Fox
Director : Bryan Singer
Casts : James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn, Lucas Till
Duration : 144 minutes

This 9th film franchise of X-Men tells a story about Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel's X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. more

The Nomination of International Film Festival for Family, Against Drug Abuse & Trafficking is Announced Today

(Jakarta, May 2016) International Film Festival For Family, Against Drug Abuse & Trafficking (IFFADAT) has announced its Best Film nomination today. This festival is focusing on film with family, against drug abuse and trafficking issues and has received hundreds of film since it opens it submission last year.

Here are the nomination for Best Film of IFFADAT 2016:  read

International Film Festival for Environment, Health and Culture is in Jakarta

International Film Festival For Environment, Health & Culture (IFFEHC) is back in Jakarta and the nomination for Best Film 2016 is announced today. This year, almost 400 films for all around the world are participating. The festival is focusing on films with Environment, Health and Culture theme.

Here are the IFFEHC nomination for Best Film: read



“The Search of Indentity of The Boy Of The Jungle"

Production : Walt Disney Pictures, Fairview Entertainment
Distributor : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Director : Jon Favreau
Casts : Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Walken, Neel Sethi
Duration : 105 minutes

The story centers on Mowgli that has been raised by wolves since birth. He must leave the only home he's ever known when the fearsome tiger Shere Khan wanted him death. With the wise panther and the free-sprites bear, the boy must discover his way back to the man’s village through the deep jungle, including a python and smooth-talking ape. Along the way... read more


Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

“Superman Is Dead?"

Production: RatPac-Dune Entertainment, DC Entertainment, Atlas Entertainment, Cruel and Unusual Films
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Director: Zack Snyder
Casts: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Irons, Holly Hunter, Gal Gadot
Duration: 151 minutes

Zack Snyder who's famous as the director of 300 looks like now is part of the DC Entertainment. Starting from directing Man Of Steel in 2013 now Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and the other two big upcoming movies from DC, Justice League: Part One and Justice League Part Two. read more

The Guest Wins Overall Winner in Filmmakers World Festival

The Guest from Italy directed by Federico Olivetti has been chosen by Filmmakers World Festival (FWF) as the Overall Winner for 2016. This film was competing for the prestigious title with film such as Before Spring (Egypt) directed by Ahmed Atef, God is American (France) directed by Richard Martin-Jordan, Krusing America (United States) directed by Linda Kruse, Backstage (Syrian Arab Republic) directed by Fouad Hallak, Baobabs between Land and Sea (France) directed by Cyrille Cornu, BEN (India) directed by Vipin Atley, Eastern Indochina - Documenting a Journey (Poland) directed by Pawel Zgrzebnicki, Firebird (Australia) directed by lan Nguyen, ... read more


Sajan George
"The Mother Theresa Filmmaker"

He cares about the future generation. He tries to console the world, keeps doing it, and builds a good foundation by making a film about children, channeling the voices of many innocents. Read complete story about Sajan George, and the movie he produce, BEN.


Shahida Akhter

"The Elegant Heroic
Bangladeshi Female Humanist"

Facing danger for women rights and betterment. She is a Ph.D Graduate, an Author, a researcher, an editor, a filmmaker, and a social activist.

Read the completed story behind the winning film "Fight Acid Violence" directed by Shahida Akhter.

Forgiveness Wins Best Film in Women and Zero Discrimination Festival 2016

Forgiveness directed by Rima Irani from Lebanon wins the most prestigious award in International Film Festival For Women, Social Issues & Zero Discrimination (IFFWSZ) 2016. The film tells a story about a woman who went to a psychiatry to heal her soul. This movie focused on the mind of the woman in fighting her miserable pas, to overcome her wounded soul and start a new life. The reason for this experimental short film to become the Best Film is the ability of the director to combine painting technique to represent the mind of the woman. This film is expected... read more

The 5th Wave

“A Sweet Spark On A Cliche Film"
Production : GK Films, Material Films
Distributor : Columbia Pictures
Director : J Blakeson
Casts : Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston, Maggie Siff, Alex Roe, MAria Bello, Maika Monroe, Live Schreiber
Duration : 112 Minutes
Released Date : January 22, 2016
The 5th Wave follows 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan as she tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of alien invasion that have already devastated the Earth's population and knocked humankind back to the Stone Age. As one of the planet's last survivors after her father was killed in a massacre by the army, Cassie has to learn the hard way to trust no one. The only thing that keeps Cassie going is the hope that she can save her 5-year-old brother, Sam, from a "training" camp established by the Others (the aliens). Cassie and Ben Parish, who was her crush in school, narrate a good majority of the story, along with several supporting characters who offer different perspectives. Read more

The Complete List of Filmmakers World Festival Winners 2016

The Guest (Italy) directed by Federico Olivetti
International film

Before Spring (Egypt) directed by Ahmed Atef - International film
God is sAmerican (France) directed by Richard Martin-Jordan - International Documentary
Krusing America (United States) directed by Linda Kruse - International Documentary, Editing, Directing
Forgiveness (Vergebung) (Lebanon) directed by Rima Irani - International film
The Guest (Italy) directed by Federico Olivetti - International film... read more

The complete list of the winners of Oscar 2016:


Best Picture: Spotlight
Director: Alejandro G Iñárritu, The Revenant
Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Actress: Brie Larson, Room
Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl   read more

Winners List International Film Festivals For Women, Social Issues & Zero Discrimination 2016

Forgiveness directed by Rima Irani - International Short Film

Minister of Social Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia Khofifah Indar Parawansa,
Minister of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia Siti Nurbaya Bakar
President of RRI Rosarita Niken Widiastuti... read more

Oscar Winner Melissa Leo Champions at the International Movie Awards Jakarta

Best Film International Movie Awards (IMA) 2016 finally goes to The Butterfly, The Harp, and The Timepiece from United States. The film tells about three characters (a vagabond, an office woman, and a former executive) who visit a unique magical pawnshop, dazzled with their own hopes and whirling dreams when they see things that bring back their memories. The film is directed by Rodney Vance and starred by Oscar winner actress Melissa Leo, and Golden Globe winner Alex Ebert, and composed by Grammy Award winner, Alex Geringas. read more

International Movie Awards
Winners List 2016

Finally! Oscar for Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio finally got an Oscar for his brilliant performance in The Revenant. In his winning speech, Leonardo thanked his fellow actor Tom Hardy and director Alejandro G Iñárritu. According to film director Damien Dematra, Leonardo deserves to receive the highest accolade for an actor due to the quality of his acting and his dedication to the "cinematic art".
His concerns for humanitarian and environmental issues were ...


The full list of Oscar nominations for the 2016:


Photography Exhibition By Young Filmmaker Turns Photographer

Natasha Dematra launched her first photography exhibition. This exhibition was made to promote the beauty of Indonesia to the world after the attacked that happen in Jakarta on Thursday, 14th of January. “I feel like these things are very important because of the attack that happened yesterday. The tourism in Indonesia are threatened. I wan to show to the world that the attack would not influence the tourists to cancel their trip to Indonesia.” said Natasha Dematra. Read more

Possessed Wins Best Film in World Animation Awards in Jakarta

The overall winner goes to Possessed directed by SAM. This animated feature film tells a story about Trini who is the most famous flamingo dancer in the world and she has an envious life. Everyone loves her dancing, but when a seemingly innocuous domestic accident takes her husband's life, a deep depression falls over Trini forcing her to quit the stage.

Offspring of Mount Tianshan Wins Best Film In International Film & Photography Festival 2015


International Film and Photography Festival (IFPF) finally announced its Best Film on Monday, January 18, 2016. The Awards Ceremony was held on the auditorium of Radio Republic of Indonesia (RRI). The event was attended by filmmakers from outside and inside the country. International Film and Photography Festival (IFPF) is an international film festival dedicated to photographers and filmmakers from all over the world This festival was made with its principle that photography and film are just like brother and sister. Read more

The Last Tear Wins Best Film in World Documentary Awards

(01/20/16) World Documentary Awards (WDA) finally announced its Best Film on Monday, January 18, 2016. The Awards Ceremony was held in the auditorium of Radio Republic of Indonesia (RRI). The event was attended by filmmakers from outside and inside the country, official parliament members, Human rights activists and journalists.
The overall winner is The Last Tear, directed by Hollywood director Christopher H.K. Lee. This documentary feature film tells a story about. Reade more

President of RRI Leads Filmmakers to Declare #BraveIndonesia

(01/18) After the blast and shootout that hit Jakarta recently, President of Radio Republic Indonesia, Dra. Rosarita Niken Widiastuti, Msi., leads the local and international filmmakers and journalists to show support for Indonesia at the award ceremony of international film festivals in Jakarta. In her speech, she asks the supports from all participants for an International Declaration of #INDONESIABERANI (#BRAVEINDONESIA). Read more

People of Nowhere Wins World Human Rights Awards

01/18) World Human Rights Award (WHRA) is held in Jakarta today for the first time. The festival focuses on filmmakers and human rights activists. The Award Ceremony in Radio Republic of Indonesia Auditorium on January 18, 2016 coincide with the Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This event is attended by filmmakers from outside and inside the country, the official parliament, journalists, Human rights activists and more

The List of Nominations For International Film and Photography Festival (IFPF) 2015

01/13/16 International Film and Photography Festival (IFPF) announced its nominations who will compete to receive the title of Best Film. IFPF itself is an international film festival who was established to facilitate photographers and filmmakers from all over the world. The festival believes in the basic principle that photography and film are just like brother and sister.
This festival works together with other international film festivals such as World Animation Awards (WAA), World Documentary Awards (WDA) dan World Human Rights Award (WHRA).
The nominations more

The Nominations for World Documentary Awards Are Announced Today In Jakarta

(Jakarta, 01/14/2016) Documentary films from all over the world will be competing in Jakarta, Indonesia in World Documentary Awards (WDA). The festival is focusing on documentary films from different themes.
The nominations for the Best Film in more

Damien Dematra Received Best Director In USA


Director Damien Dematra received the title of Best Director in the U.S. This time he received the title in Yosemite, California, United States from Yosemite International Film Festival through his film Let's Play, Ghost.
Yosemite International Film Festival is a film festival who gives awards to the best international filmmakers who have a really great sense of creativity.
This festival has been running for 7 years. For Best Film, Love Thy Nature with Hollywood Actor, Liam Neeson took the award.
Yosemite itself is famous as the Best National Park in the U.S. and the place where the legendary photographer Ansel Adams photographed his famous more


"Super Sport Extreme That Spur Incredibly Big Criminal Actions"

Production : Warner Bros Pictures
Director : Ericson Core
Casts : Luke Bracey, Edgar Ramirez, Teresa Palmer, Ray Winstone, Tobias Santelman, Delroy Lindo
Duration : 113 Minutes
Released Date : December 25, 2015


What's called an extreme sports? Climbing cliffs, steep mountain, surfing in a giant waves, freefall from the airplane, just everything that needs a great physical body and wonderful skills to graze the death. And this film started with the scene of two bikers who climbs the coral mountain of Venezuela and 'fly' to the mountain next door. Poor, Jeff went down to the cliff! The death of his friend makes Johnny Utah dissapeared. He went to a training to become an FBI more


"Finding Luke Skywalker, Found Rebellious Child"

Production : Lucasfilm Ltd., Bad Robot Productions
Director : J.J. Abrams
Casts : John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Max Von Sydow
Duration : 137 Minutes
Released Date : December 18, 2015

FAR, FAR AWAY…., in a very far galaxy raging a star wars between the Republic warrior fighting the power of the dark force. The warrior is led by Princess Lela Organa and her twin brother, Luke Skywalker, and the whiz outer space Han Solo with co-pilot Chewbacca the Millennium Falcon airplane with a formidable speed as their transportation plus two smart robots, C-3PO and R2D2 who knows everything except fighting. Read more


“If Only A Boy Living With A Dinosaur"

Production : Pixar Animation Studios & Walt Disney Pictures
Director : Peter Sohn
Casts : Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Jack Bright, Steve Zahn, Anna Paquin, Sam Elliott
Duration : 96 Minute


65 MILLION years ago a big asteroid crashed into the earth and the dinosaurs are extinct. But what would happen if that asteroid passed the dart just like that? Then dinosaurs will survive and with big possibilities will meet the human race who will be born and become the new ruler on earth…read more


Asian Immigrant in America

Production : Sun & Moon Films
Director : Livi Zheng
Casts : Livi Zheng, Ken Zheng, Nikita Breznikov, Norman Newkirk, Michael Blend, Stephanie Hilbert, Kathleen Boushey
Duration : 83 Minutes

Alice and Ken Qiang, brother and sister from Asia, willingly to become immigrant in the U.S. Arrive at Seattle in an airless container. The sister is so talented on painting and the brother is good at fighting. They are starting a new life. A gallery owner, Justus Sullivan, is interested with Alice's painting and provide shelter for both of more

An interview with the director "Tears of Harmony" Farookh Naghdipour


Farookh Naghdipour was the Director, Producer, Script writher, Custom more

Mockingjay Part: 2

“Does It Have To End That Way?"


Production : Color Force
Distributor : Lionsgate
Director : Francis Lawrence
Casts : Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Duration : 137 Minutes
Release Date : November 20, 2015

Realizing the stakes are no longer just for survival, Katniss Everdeen teams up with her closest friends, including Petta, Gale and Finnick for the ultimate mission. Together, they will try to take away the Capitol from President Snow who’s obsessed on destroying Katniss. This movie is the last part of The Hunger Games more


James Bond’s Happy Ending?

Production : Eon Productions
Distributor : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Columbia Pictures
Director : Sam Mendes
Casts : Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci
Duration : 148 Minutes
Release Date : November 6, 2015

This James Bond’s new film tells the story about a cryptic message from the past who leads James Bond to Mexico City and Rome, where he meets the beautiful widow of an infamous criminal. After infiltrating a secret meeting, 007 uncovers the existence of the sinister organization SPECTRE. Needing the help of the daughter of an old nemesis, he embarks on a mission to find her. As Bond ventures toward the heart of SPECTRE, he discovers a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he more

Best Films in International Performing Arts and Movie Awards (IPAMA) 2015

Finally the Best Film of International Performing Arts and Movie Awards 2015 is announced at the main stadium of Radio Republic of Indonesia (RRI). Best Film goes to Escape from Spain directed by Mercedes Gaspar and The Golds directed by Sue Healey from Australia.

Escape was chosen as Best Film because this film has a very unique story and it's cinematography comes close to perfection. Escape tells a story of a beautiful young woman named China who receives a bad news in the middle of her rising career. This news brings her down. She’s trying to runaway from reality more

Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI) Leads World Tolerance Day 2015

Radio Republic of Indonesia (RRI) takes the lead in celebrating the World Tolerance Day 2015. Chairman of RRI, Rosarita Niken Widiastuti, presents the awards to the international filmmakers who attended the Awards Ceremony of International Film Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia. International Film Festivals is an international film festival with Jakarta as its main based and received films from all over the world and for November, this festival focuses on films with tolerance theme. Rosarita Niken Widiastuti opened the Awards more

Bridge of Spies

“The Lawyer That Came In On The Cold War"

Production : Touchstone Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures, Fox 2000 Pictures, Reliance Entertainment, Participant Media, TSG Entertainment, Afterworks Limited, Studio Babelsberg, Amblin Entertainment, Marc Platt Productions
Distributor : Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, 20th Century Fox
Director : Steven Spielberg
Casts : Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda
Duration : 141 minutes
Release date : October 16, 2015

This film tells a story about what happened in the cold war when a lawyer, James B. Donovan recruited by the CIA and involved in an intense negotiation mission to release and exchange a CIA U-2 spy-plane pilot, Francis G. Powers that was arrested more

Best Film of International Students and Newcomer Movie Awards (ISENMA) Announced

Best Film of International Students and Newcomer Movie Award was announced today in Jakarta. International Students and Newcomer is an international film festivals that focuses on movies made by students and newcomer—beginners in the film industry. Best Film goes to Made of Stone (De Piedra) directed by Sebastian Olivari from Chile. Made of Stone tells a story about a man who play mime in the street and fall in love with a beautiful and mysterious more

Love At First Sight Champion in International Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Comedy 2015

After the festival annouced the nominations for Best Film of International Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Comedy (IFFDSC) last week. Finally, the winner goes to Love At First Sight directed by Mark Payne. The festival announced the winner at Radio Republic of Indonesia’s main auditorium recently this 14 minutes film tells a story  about a lonely young man’s attempts to attract the attention of the girl of his more



The Monsters Came To Live”


Production : Sony Pictures Animation, Village Roadshow Pictures, LStar Capita;, Original Film Scholastic Entertainment
Distributor : Columbia Pictures
Director : Rob Letterman
Casts : Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Amy Ryan, Ryan Lee
Duration : 103 minutes
Release date : October 16, 2015

This film tells a story about a teenager Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) who just moved from a big city to a small town and finds a silver lining when he meets the beautiful girl, Hannah (Odeya Rush), living right next more

The University of Indonesia Welcomes The Winners of International Film Festivals

International Film Festival for Spirituality, Religion, and Visionary (IFFSRV) concluded its tour today at the lasrgest University in South East Asia. After having film seminar and training with students from High School 7 of Bekasi, today the winners from the festival visited and shared their knowleddes at the University of more

The Winning Filmmakers Train High School Students

One day after the Awards Ceremony of International Film Festival for Spirituality, Religion, and Visionary (IFFSRV) and Filmmakers of the Year Film Festival which was held in the Main Auditorium of RRI as part of World Tolerance Day celebration on November 16, 2015, the winning filmmakers share their knowledge about filmmaking to a crowd of High School students from SMA 7 of Bekasi region, 2 hours drive from Jakarta. The school vice chairman Mr. Minardi more

The Martian


Production : Scott Free Productions, Kinberg Genre
Distributor : 20th Century Fox
Director : Ridley Scott
Casts : Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara
Duration : 141 minutes
Release date : October 2, 2015.

This film is adapted from the novel written by Andy Weir. It tells a story about an American astronaut, Mark Watney, as he becomes stranded all alone on Mars and must improvise anything around him in order for him to survive... read more

Filmmakers Gather from all continents to celebrate World Tolerance 2015

International Film Festival for Spirituality, Religion, and Visionary (IFFSRV) was held again. This festival who focuses on theme of tolerance, religion, spirituality and visionary held its Awards Ceremony and The Celebration of World Tolerance Day in Auditorium Abdulrrahman Saleh, Radio Republic of Indonesia (RRI), Jakarta. This event was full with filmmakers from all over the world, society, actress/actors, artists, official governments. Hundreds of films from all over the world submitted their film to this festival since this festival opens its submission last year. Damien Dematra, the founder and director of more

Pray For Paris and Declaration for Tolerance During International Film Festivals Ceremony

During World Tolerance Day 2015, a group of filmmakers from around the world gathered together and surprisingly showed their condolences to what happen in Paris few days ago.This event started with Pray for Paris led by a woman of Faith Lily Wahid, who is also known as the sister of Gus Dur, the Indonesian 4th President who was well-known for his work for more

Films From All Over The World Celebrates World Tolerance Day In IFFSRV Jakarta

International Film Festival for Spirituality, Religion, and Visionary (IFFSRV) was again held for the third year. The festival brings the theme of spirituality, religion and visionary in celebrating the United Nations International Day for Tolerance on November 16. It's Awards Ceremony in Jakarta would be attended by producers, directors, artists, public figures, government officials and high class society coming from 20 countries this festival works together with other International more


“In Spanish Sicario means hitman"


Production : Black Label Media, Thunder Road Pictures
Distributor : Lionsgate
Director : Denis Villeneuve
Casts : Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin, Victor Garber
Duration : 121 minutes
Release date : September 18, 2015

This film tells a story about an idealistic agent, Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) send by the FBI on a mission to eradicate a drug cartel responsible for a bomb that had killed...reade more

Hundreds of Films Compete in Filmmakers of The Year Film Festival

Hundreds of Films will compete in Filmmakers Of The Year Film Festival (FOTY). FOTY is an international film festival with strong reputaion. The festival has received hundreds of good films from all over the world this year. The nominations for Best Film in Filmmakers Of The Year Film Festival (FOTY) are:..reade more


The Nominations for Best Film of International Film Festival For Documentary, Short and Comedy was Announced Today

Hundreds of films will compete in Jakarta in International Film Festival for Documentary, Short and Comedy (IFFDSC). IFFDSC itself is an international film festival that took documentary, short and comedy as its main theme.
The nominations for Best Film are:..reade more


IPAMA combines Performing Arts & Movie Awards Held in Jakarta

Hundreds of good films from all over the world will compete in Jakarta, Indonesia in International Performing Arts and Movie Awards (IPAMA). IPAMA is an international film festival that held in Jakarta and received films with performing arts as its main theme. However the festival also accept movies with general theme. This festival is probably the first festival in the world that mixed performing arts and movie awards in one.
The Nominations of films that would compete for Best Film in IPAMA are more

Elham Madani:
Star of Humanity

Elham Madani was the director-producer , main writer, sound designer, editor, colorist of No Tomorrow Without Merci... read more

Movie from Arab “Ailia” wins Overall winner film in IFFPIE 2015

In World Peace Day September 21st 2015, International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality (IFFPIE) finally choose they’re choice to “Ailia" for Overall Winner. This movie is directed by Sameh Salem from Arab. This 19 minutes film tells a story about two children, one Palestinian, the other Israeli who are brought together by chance for painting a landscape. A conflict arises between them about who has the right to the land.  read more

EVEREST - Movie Review

Production : Cross Creek Pictures, Walden Media, Working Title Films
Director : Baltasar Kormákur
Casts : Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Emily Watson, Jake Gyllenhaal
Duration : 121 minutes
Release date : September 25, 2015.

This film is the true events that happened on the morning of May 10, 1996. It tells the story of climbers from two expeditions start their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a violent storm strikes the mountain, engulfing the adventurers in one of the fiercest blizzards ever... read more

Rivers of Hope Best Film in World Humanitarian Award 2015

World Humanitarian Award (WHA) awards the Best Film title to Adolfo Pérez Esquivel: Rivers of Hope. This documentary film tells the story of Latin America over the past eighty years, as seen through the eyes of one man -- world famous artist, human rights activist, and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Adolfo Perez Esquivel. This documentary film is directed by a woman activist, Dawn Engle who has been 15 time nominated for Nobel Peace Prize.  read more

Nathan East: For the Record wins Best Film at IFCOM 2015

International Film Competition Festival chooses Nathan East: For the Record as the Best Film for 2015. Nathan East: For the Record is directed by Chris Gero; a famous producer who is once nominated for Grammy. This documentary film takes viewers behind-the-scenes of the life of one of the most influential bass players in modern music recorded his debut solo album last year.

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WHA and IFFPIE Winners Transfer Knowledge in Ministry of Youth

World Humanitrian Award (WHA) and International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality (IFFPIE) and also International Film Competition Festival (IFCOM) works together with Ministry of Youth and Sports to facilitate all winning filmmakers from the three festivals to share their knowledge to young people. People Creative Council works together with Deputy Minister of Youth conduct Film Discussion with all the filmmakers in the Theater Auditorium of the Ministry, Tuesday (05/22/2015) afternoon. read more

BLACK MASS - Movie Review

By Yan Widjaya

“Irish Cold blooded Gangster in South Boston"

Production : Cross Creek Pictures and 360 Films
Distribution: Warner Bros Pictures
Director : Scott Cooper
Casts : Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Kevin Bacon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Peter Sarsgaard
Duration : 122 Minutes

This movie tells the true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.  read more

The Star of Mortal Kombat turns Director World Premiere in Indonesia

Robin Shou, Hollywood Actor known for his role as Liu Kang in Mortal Kombat came to Indonesia to attend the world premiere of his movie as a director, Earthbound, in International Film Festival For Peace, Inspiration and Equality (IFFPIE). Robin Shou is also a professional stuntman and trainer for Milla Jovovich in Resident Evil, he also stars in Holllywood movies like (Death Race, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li, Beverly Hills Ninja, TV series; Cold Case, etc). read more

The Star of Star Trek, Alice Krige gives Acting Master Class in IFFPIE 2015

Alice Krige during her visit to Indonesia gives an Acting Master Class in International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality (FFPIE). “Acting is not faking it is being” she said with a meaningful voice.

Alice Krige is known for her role as Borg Queen in the movie Star Trek: First Contact where she was awarded with Saturn Award as Best Supporting Actress. 
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President Jimmy Carter as Man of Inspiration in International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration, and Equality 2015

International Film Festival for Peace, Inspiration and Equality (IFFPIE) chooses The 39th U.S. President, Jimmy Carter as the Man of Inspiration 2015. This award is given to the President who in the 2002 received Nobel Peace Price because of his contribution to peace.   read more

Pope John Paul II and Andy Garcia Received Special Award in IFFPIE 2015

IFFPIE awards Man of Peace 2015 to Pope John Paul II from the movie John Paul II in America: Uniting a Continent. This award is given to him because even though the pope has already died he keeps on inspiring people in the world until now. Pope John Paul II once said "There is no country so tolerance in this world like Indonesia” during his visits years ago in Indonesia.

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Till Death Do Us Apart (Hasta Que La Muerte Nos Separe)

“The Real Devil You Need To Fight Is Your Ownself"

Production : Pulido Entertaiment Corp
Director : Abraham Pulido
Casts : Zapata 666, Maria Antonieta Duque, Alexandra Braun, William Goite, Athina Clouni, Calos Molina
Duration : 100 minutes

This movie tells a story about a boy until he grow up to reach his dream as a professional boxer and how the environment around him creates his personality.

This Venezuela movie shows that Venezuela’s movie industry has grown faster than anyone can ever imagine. And how the script was well-written by Abraham Pulido who is also the director of this movie write it with his other team mate; Osvaldo Boscacci, Fernando Javier Leon Rodriguez, Ricardo Lorenzo makes the movie not just inspiring but also not boring. read more

Dennis Rodman Received Humanitarian Special Award
at WHA

Former NBA player, Dennis Rodman received Humanitarian Special Award at World Humanitarian Award (WHA). Dennis Rodman got this award because of his contribution on his effort to unite U.S. and North Korea. He is also known as the first U.S. citizen who got the chance to meet North Korea President, Kim Jong-un.

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Jason Cabell's Film Stars Frankie Faison World Premiere in IFCOM Festival

Smoke Filled Lungs directed by Jason Cabell and starred by Frankie Faison (The Silence of The Lamb, Hannibal), Sasha Mitchell (Step by Step, Dallas) was world premiere in International Film Competition Festival (IFCOM) in Indonesia. "I’m so proud to have the world premiere of Smoke Filled Lungs in IFCOM.” said Jason Cabell happily during his visits to Indonesia while attending the film discussion of his movie. read more


Classic Recipe of Tense + Tom Cruise Power

Production : Paramount Pictures, Alibaba Pictures,Bad Robot, Skydance, TC Productions
Director : Christopher McQuarrie
Main Casts: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris, Alec Baldwin, Simon McBurney, Tom Hollander, Jingchu Zhang

ETHAN M. HUNT is in action again. An attack from mysterious rival, trapped in a glass box, looking at his fellow agent Lauren shot to death, then smoke make him unconscious. Even worse CIA Director Alan Hunley wants to shut down IMF (Impossible Mission Force) and hunts Ethan down.

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Super Mini Hero

Production : Marvel Studio
Director : Peyton Reed
Main Casts: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Michael Pena, Anthony MacKie, Abby Ryder Fortson

Director Peyton Reed made this film for all ages, without complicated story, and very entertaining for the whole family. In the epilog (do not leave the studio in a rush), there will be two extra scenes. The first one, Dr. Pym asks his daughter to enter the secret Lab to inherit the WARP special costume. So we can predict, Hope will become the Ant-Woman and she will seek for her mother in the Quantum dimension. In the second scene,...

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Belitter Wins the International Film Festival for Environment, Health, and Culture 2015

What happen when we are haunted by an environmental mistake, we are almost too late to realize, that we made one? Mathankumaran Madawan, a Singaporean director and producer, despite of his status as a newcomer, has successfully tells this uncommon mysterious thriller outstandingly and wins the International Film Festival for Environment, Health, and Culture (IFFEHC) festival year 2015. read more

An Australian Film Wins Best Film in APIFA 2015

A motel. A hiding place, yet you can’t hide your dark secrets. Dawn and her daughter, Steph run away after Steph attacked a man. Although they try to hide during day, Dawn opens a relation with a cop, until he digs too deep about her dark secrets. read more

Ryan, Best Film in IFFADAT 2015

Losing someone we love because of death leaves a trench of sorrow, and what remain are the living memories that never die. The overall winner film in the International Film Festival for Family, Public Service, Against Drug Abuse & Trafficking (IFFADAT), Ryan directed by Holly Dorff Long from the United States, portrays a sister’s love for his belated brother. The film, which was screened at the Cannes Short Corner May 2015, ... read more

Indonesian Minister of Youth and Sports Gives Best Film Award to a Netherlands Film

One man. One piano. One series of daily life. One extraordinary story. Typisch Lang Lang, a documentary film about a famous pianist, Lang Lang, directed by Marc Pos from the Netherlands scored high in the World Film Awards, Jakarta, Indonesia, and becomes the festival best film.
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Liam Neeson Receive Awards at the International Movie Awards 2015  read


I Loved You So Much (Turkey)

directed by Orhan Tekeoglu wins

International Movie Awards 2015

in Jakarta

Acabo de Tener un Sueno Receives Best Film of International Film Festival for Women, Social Issue and Zero-Discrimination 2015... read

Filmmakers World Festival Announces It's Winners... read

His Majesty Sinuhun Tedjowulan Inaugurates Documentary & Short International Movie Awards 2015. read more

Zina Brown "the Butterfiles Director"

The main creative force behind the "Dreams of the Last Butterflies", as the writer and director. The film has been accepted at 33 film festivals in 10 countries, and becomes the Best Film in the Filmmakers World Festival 2015.
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From Seoul To Jakarta Gets 3 Awards in USA

From Seoul To Jakarta, a film produced by Ilchi Lee Films from South Korea and Damien Dematra Production from Indonesia was awarded with 3 awards from 2 film festivals in USA. Accolade Global Film Competition gives two Awards of Merit in... more


Ilchi Lee: Filmmaker of Spirituality

Many people are dreaming of change. An awakening is happening all over the globe, one which realizes that human civilization itself, as well as individual lifestyles, must change in a healthier, more balanced, and sustainable direction. People aren't really sure, though, where to find the beginnings of such change. Change: The LifeParticle Effect says that all change starts with the choices of individuals.

Let's create a brighter world. Everybody matters. - Ilchi Lee -

Change: The LifeParticle Effect: a groundbreaking documentary that explores the relationship between consciousness and matter

Awards Night of the International Film Festivals for Peace, Inspiration, and Equality 2013                     more picture
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The Other Side of the Mountain

The Other Side of the Mountain  took over eight years to finish from the screenwriting phase to the final edit. It took such a long time due to the nature of the international production and going back and forth between the countries with delayed communication, story compromises and production setbacks, technical delays, and scheduling.

"Chambaili" and "The Other Side of the Mountain" Win
Best Film at IFFPIE 2013


Film Festivals Alliance
Gets Off to a Good Start

An alliance founded by filmmakers and dedicated for filmmakers is under way. Founder and director of the Film Festivals Alliance (FFA), Damien Dematra, said to the TFR journalist... 

Film Festivals Can Be Very Kind to Independent Filmmakers

By Michael Connelly

If you are one of those people who went to film school and still cannot understand why they did not teach you... 

Indie Film Financing and Movie Distribution - Dancing Nude

By Sid Kali

Indie film financing and movie distribution reminds of what it would feel like dancing nude on stage (much respect for exotic dancers at Larry Flynt's Hustler Club!).  more

Film Financing - Can Film Graduates Take the Challenge?

By John Gaskin

Graduates from a Film Studies program have a new opportunity in film & video production. Of course, with all opportunity comes a challenge - and in this case, the challenge is to locate financing for your, or your employer's, projects. more

The Appeal of Investing in Films

By Gini Graham Scott

Are films a good investment opportunity? I think they are for the right kind of investor. Here's why.  more

Piracy and the Future of the Film Industry

By Elliot B. Grove

Recently the founders of the hugely popular illegal download website Pirate Bay were found guilty of copyright infringement and are looking forward to a year in goal.  more

True Independent Film - The Iconographer Goes Back to Indie Film Roots With Film Maker Andy Mingo

 By Lidia Yuknavitch

Remember when Indie Meant Indie?

Remember the first days of independent film? Those were the days of "Eraserhead" and "Mala Noche" and "Crumb" and "Pi" and "El Mariachi" and "Clerks" and even "Roger and Me."  more

Independent Film Investment

By Ted Shikaley

Indie Film Investments

Independent films present an alternative investment opportunity. The Blair Witch Project or Clerks to The Passion of the Christ all have one thing in common: 


Top 12 Black Film Festivals



Film festival directors create fair and balanced programs for their festivals. Notwithstanding the quality of the films, a festival with all Black films is not necessarily

Essential Film Marketing -
How to Generate Massive Interest
and PR For Your Film on No Budget!

By Susie Tullett

In this film marketing guide What do you do if you have little
or no budget to promote the film?

It Takes an Iron Resolve to Make
an Independent Film Production Happen

By Michael Connelly

Commitment is an independent filmmaker's most valuable resource.



Yunus Shahul: The Future Assassin

Trevor Graham: The Hummus Warrior

Joon Bai: Labor of Love

Iara Lee: The Suffering Grasses

Cheryl Hapern: The Freedom Fighter

Becoming a filmmaker was not accepted as a plausible career by his family so Yunus relented into joining a medical college...


What was the best part of the project?
Eating the hummus at all the places we filmed at.


Millions of families are still separated and suffering. It's a personal story that I relate to deeply because of my childhood ...


We need to use arts and culture to promote peace with justice.


There was so much more that could be told but there was an uncertainty as to how much would an audience want to watch about Ethiopian women... more

Change: The LifeParticle Effect


Running time:  50 minutes

The Cast:

Ilchi Lee, Neale Donald Walsch, Stuart Hameroff, M.D., Mariale Hardiman, Ed.D., Melissa Koci, Michael Munson
Dave Beal, Younglim Lee Ph.D., Gerard J. Marek, M.D., Ph.D.

Enlightening new perspectives combined with scientific background of modern physics and neuroscience as well as mind/body self-help tips to utilize in daily life for real Change.

Future Assassin

Running time: 26 minutes
Directed by: Yunus Shahul
Starring:  Amanda McDowall, Brittney Santoro, Hansen Wetsel, Jeremy J Weber, Kate Tenetko, Ludovic Coutaud, Tyler Van Brussel

Future Assassin is a coming of age short comedy that takes place in 1965 in the American Mid West.
It tells the story about a young high school student ...


Story behind the "The Village Boy" Movie

Directed by:
Damien Dematra, Indonesia
Starring: Radhit Syam

For Damien, the film itself is very personal and colorful. Tears mixed with emotions, egos, and interests from various partied have made this movie mentally costly for Damien. According to him, it was just in the second half of the shooting, the process can start running smoother. He did that because for Damien, this movie is his present for Buya and the Indonesian people. It was a promise to be fulfilled to movie lovers in Indonesia and international society—to make a humanist, educating, and at the same time entertaining film. Moreover, the movie which script was disassembled 10 times will be played regularly in Muhammadiyah and Catholic schools, which put distinctive moral burden to Damien.



Run time: 25 minutes

Directed by: Cheryl Halpern, USA

Natsanat' (freedom) documents the the heroic stories
of young female freedom fighters in Ethiopia during the 20th century.   


The Other Side of the Mountain

Directed by: In Hak Jang
Produced and written by: Joon Bai

'The Other Side of the Mountain' is the first feature film co-produced between a U.S. company and North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea). The film took six years to complete under extremely difficult circumstances. The collaboration with the North Korean film industry has been a delicate yet fruitful relationship. With the consent of the Department of Culture of North Korean Government, the American producer was granted access to produce this feature film with North Koreans. The film was shot entirely on location in North Korea. The cast and crew involved in the production of this film are North Korean, who received rations from the government for working on the film like any other job. The soundtrack features an orchestra and original songs composed by North Korean musicians. This was also the first instance of sync sound for a film made in North Korea. The sound equipment was brought over to Pyongyang and used for the first time in their film history. Never having produced a film of this scope, the nation is proud to present the film to the rest of the world. 



Gangster Squad - Movie Review

By Yash Upreti

Gangster Squad set in an era of post world war 2, it gives us surreal glimpse of L.A at that time. Ruben Fleischer has directed this movie with perfection.  (read more)

Short Film Produced By Filipinos Wins Oscar

The short film “God of Love”, produced by Filipinos Gigi Dement, Stefanie Walmsely and Stephen Dypiangco, picked up an Oscar Sunday night, beating out stiff competition to win what is arguably the highest honor you can achieve in cinema. read more

The Family (Malavita)

Directed by: Luc Besson
Produced by: Europe Corp
Based on the book by: Tonino Benacquista
Starring : Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones

A review by: Yan Widjaya

FBI is solely responsible for protecting the identity of the witness as a family by giving them new identities and safe shelter. In this movie Giovanni Manzoni is given a new name Fred Blake...  more

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