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OFFICIAL LINEUP & SCHEDULE 2017

August 30, 2017 — Hollywood, California — This year’s lineup of Brasov Int’l Film Festival & Market, the most important and renown nonviolent film festival in the world, has been announced.

The festival takes place 14 – 24 September and all films will be screened on the Festival’s Vimeo On Demand channel exclusively:

Brasov Int’l Film Festival – Vimeo Channel

Thirty films have been selected from twenty countries. There are feature and short films and documentaries and one docudrama. Here is the Official Lineup and the Schedule:

DAY 1 – Thursday, September 14

IGUAQUE SONG
Feature Film – 87 Min. – Colombia
Directed by Juan Manuel Benavides Fajardo

DAY 2 – Friday, September 15

ONE ROCK THREE RELIGIONS
Feature Documentary – 84 Min. – USA
Directed by Isaac Hertz

DAY 3 – Saturday, September 16

PET (An Oscar Qualifying Film 2017)
Short Film – 11 Min. – Greece
Directed by Chris Moraitis

MARY MOTHER
Short Film – 19 Min. – Afghanistan
Directed by Sadam Wahidi

FATHER
Short Film – 13 Min. – Colombia
Directed by Alberto Serrano

IN WHITE
Short Film – 15 Min. – USA
Directed by Dania Bdeir

DAY 4 – Sunday, September 17

KUPAL
Feature Film – 81 Min. – Iran
Directed by Kazem Mollaie

EQUILIBRIUM OF DIVING
Short Documentary – 5 Min. – Bulgaria, Croatia
Directed by Alexandros Barpayianis

DAY 5 – Monday, September 18

JOHNNY ON THE MOON
Short Film – 30 Min. – Canada
Directed by Eva Everett Irving

COCOON
Short Film – 25 Min. – China
Directed by Mei Liying

A BROKEN EGG
Short Film – 7 Min. – USA
Directed by Tushar Tyagi

DAY 6 – Tuesday, September 19

CONGRATULATIONS
Short Film – 21 Min. – Lebanon
Directed by Cynthia Sawma

SUBTERRANEAN LOVE
Short Film – 19 Min. – USA
Directed by Robert Haufrecht

BROTHER (HERMANO)
Short Film – 19 Min. – Mexico
Directed by David Zonana

ROCK AND A HARD PLACE
Short Film – 15 Min. – USA
Directed by Felix Burgan

DAY 7 – Wednesday, September 20

A CAFE IN THE SKY
Docudrama – 21 Min. – Hungary
Directed by Scott Alexander Young

THE SIMON’S WAY
Short Film – 30 Min. – Armenia
Directed by Edgar Baghdasaryan

THE JACKSTONES
Short Documentary – 7 Min. – Canada, Philippines
Directed by Tim Riedel

DAY 8 – Thursday, September 21

THE SECRET LOVE LIFE OF QUEEN ELIZABETH I
Short Documentary – 14 Min. – USA
Directed by Shihyun Wang

BLIND AMBITION
Short Documentary – 16 Min. – USA
Directed by Shihyun Wang

RUNNING
Short Documentary – 30 Min. – USA
Directed by Lorena De Miranda Marques

MARTIEN
Short Film – 9 Min. – Switzerland
Directed by Maxime Pillonel

RITUALS
Short Documentary – 15 Min. – Germany
Directed by Irina Arms

DAY 9 – Friday, September 22

NEVER STOP
Short Film / Music Video – 4 Min. – U.K.
Directed by Josephine Halbert

WHITE HOUSE
Short Film – 20 Min. – Iran
Directed by Arastoo Mafakheri

MOKUM ALEPH
Feature Documentary – 40 MIN. – Netherlands
Directed by Berenike Rozgonyi

RED LIGHT
Short Film – 21 Min. – Bulgaria
Directed by Toma Waszarow

DAY 10 – Saturday, September 23

TEN YEARS OF LOVE
Feature Documentary – 96 Min. – Slovakia
Directed by Adam Hanuljak

HE SAID “MOMMY”
Short Film – 17 Min. – Russia, Georgia
Directed by Arsen Agadjanyan

DAY 11 – Sunday, September 24

PAYING THE PRICE FOR PEACE: THE STORY OF S. BRIAN WILLSON
Feature Documentary – 98 Min. – USA
Directed by Bo Boudart

Visit the Festival’s Vimeo On Demand Channel to watch the trailers and read details about each one of the films: HERE

The full versions of the films and documentaries will become available on the Festival’s Vimeo On Demand Channel beginning on September 14 and until September 24.

The organizers of Brasov Int’l Film Festival like to thank it’s partners: Global Film Studio, Toronto Pictures, Daria! magazine, InkTip, iPitch.tv, The Film Festival Doctor and Spanish Public Media from Chicago.

Daria! magazine will be published on September 6 and it will feature articles about the films and interviews with some of the filmmakers. Daria! will be available HERE.

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Brasov Int’l Film Festival is Open for Submissions and Announces 2017 Dates

Hollywood, California — October 8, 2016 — Brasov Int’l Film Festival & Market, the most important and renowned nonviolent film festival in the world, opens for submissions to its 6th annual edition to be held 14 – 24 September 2017.

The Festival accepts features, documentaries, shorts and animation films.

The Submission deadline is August 11, 2017.

The Festival is being held exclusively on-line and on its Vimeo Channel where all films selected to participate are screened for the duration of the event at:

VIMEO-ON-DEMAND

Filmmakers may submit their movies via:

FilmFreeway
Withoutabox
FestHome
Click For Festivals
Film Festival Life

The Festival, founded by film director Bruno Pischiutta and producer Daria Trifu in 2012, showcases nonviolent films and demonstrates how those movies are not only capable of great international success, but are also in high demand by the public.

The Festival has been recognized by the IMDB and all the awards handed each year are listed there.

Visit the Festival’s IMDB profile.

Brasov International Film Festival & Market is owned and organized by Global Film Studio Inc.

CONTACT:
http://www.brasovfilmfestival.com
info@brasovfilmfestival.com
USA Tel: (1) 646-300-9232

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Day 9 – Brasov Int’l Film Festival

September 9th – Day 9

Brasov International Film Festival & Market is on. Today is the 9th Day and it is dedicated to the:

Short documentary BEAUTY WILL SAVE THE WORLD by Juan del Santo and Javier Figuero

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Short film HE AND SHE by Marco Gadge

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Short film TWIN STARS by Mehmet Tığlı

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Short film I WOULD LIKE TO BE ENRAPTURED, MUZZLED AND ON MY BACK TATTOOED by Andy Malafaia

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Short film ARRIVEDERCI ROSA by Flaminia Graziadei

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Watch our daily video presentations and all 21 nonviolent selected feature films, documentaries and shorts on the Festival’s Vimeo Channel:

VIMEO-ON-DEMAND

http://www.vimeo.com/ondemand/brasovfilmfestival

Brasov Int’l Film Festival Announces the 2016 Winner of the “MMBF Rising Star Award”

September 9, 2016 — The organizers of the Brasov International Film Festival & Market have announced this year’s winner of the MMBF Rising Star Award.

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Actor Andrei Neamtu, the Winner of the 2016 “MMBF Rising Star Award”

The recipient of the award is seventeen years old emerging Romanian actor Andrei Neamtu who is a graduate of Bruno Pischiutta’s International Film Workshops and who has been cast to play an important role in Global Film Studio’s upcoming feature film entitled THE BAD JOKE. Last year, Neamtu was the “Image of the Festival” and he was featured on the official poster. He is exclusively represented by Brasov Talent Agency.

For the second time this year Brasov Int’l Film Festival has partnered with the MMBF (Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund). MMBF is a London, UK based international charity that supports filmmakers, actors and individuals studying or working in performing arts worldwide through training grants, scholarships and funding for first time filmmakers. Winners of the award get an award plaque, prize money (USD 250), opportunities to work on film sets as well as tickets to film festivals and film related events.

In 2015, the winner of the MMBF Award at Brasov Int’l Film Festival was actress Denisa Barvon.

After four years of successful annual editions, Brasov Int’l Film Festival, the most important and renown nonviolent film festival in the world has moved on-line exclusively. This year, the Festival showcases 21 nonviolent selected feature films, documentaries and shorts on its Vimeo On Demand Channel, between September 1 – 11: “Film Director Bruno Pischiutta and Producer Daria Trifu make film and internet history with their on-line Film Festival”

The Festival is live on its Vimeo Channel here:

VIMEO-ON-DEMAND

http://www.vimeo.com/ondemand/BrasovFilmFestival

The lineup is featured in the 2016/2017 edition of Daria! magazine.

The Festival was founded by film director Bruno Pischiutta and producer Daria Trifu in 2012 to showcase nonviolent, main stream motion pictures and to show that those movies are not only capable of great international success but they are also in high demand by the public.

The Festival has been recognized by the IMDB and all the awards handed each year are listed. Visit the Festival’s IMDB profile.

Brasov International Film Festival & Market is owned and organized by Global Film Studio Inc.

CONTACT:
info@brasovfilmfestival.com

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Day 7 – Brasov Int’l Film Festival

September 7th – Day 7

Brasov International Film Festival & Market is on. Today is the 7th Day and it is dedicated to the feature documentary COURAGE by Sebastião Braga.

Watch our daily video presentations and all 21 nonviolent selected feature films, documentaries and shorts on the Festival’s Vimeo Channel:

VIMEO-ON-DEMAND

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Day 6 – Brasov Int’l Film Festival

September 6th – Day6

Brasov International Film Festival & Market is on. Today is the6th Day and it is dedicated to the feature documentary NIGHT TRAIN.

Watch our daily video presentations and all 21 nonviolent selected feature films, documentaries and shorts on the Festival’s Vimeo Channel:

VIMEO-ON-DEMAND

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Film Director Bruno Pischiutta and Producer Daria Trifu make film and internet history with their on-line Film Festival

After four years of successful annual editions, the most important and renown nonviolent film Festival in the world, goes on-line exclusively.

Film Director Bruno Pischiutta and Producer Daria Trifu
Film Director Bruno Pischiutta and Producer Daria Trifu

September 1, 2016 — Today marks the first day of the 5th annual edition of the most important and renown nonviolent film festival in the world that was founded and it is being organized by film director Bruno Pischiutta and film producer Daria Trifu since 2012. The Festival is Brasov International Film Festival & Market. Today, the two founders are making film and internet history by bringing the Festival on-line exclusively and allowing, for the first time, the world viewers to enjoy all the selected films from the comfort of their homes.

This year, the Festival showcases 21 selected feature films, documentaries and shorts between September 1 – 11. The Festival is now live on its Vimeo On Demand Channel here:

www.vimeo.com/ondemand/globalfilmfestival

Out of +8,000 film festivals worldwide, this one is at the vanguard of them all. Pischiutta and Trifu have not only achieved their goal of bringing nonviolent film to the widest audience possible but they have further reached an extraordinary result by breaking the standard used by film festivals from generations.

“We are sure that our system will start to be used by many festivals in the coming years but we are proud to be able to say that we did it first and therefor be a part of history. This is now marked in stone and will stay with us forever.” – Says the Director of the Festival, Daria Trifu

The Festival has been recognized by the IMDB and all the awards handed each year are published. Visit the Festival’s IMDB profile.

Brasov International Film Festival & Market is owned and organized by Global Film Studio Inc.

CONTACT:
info@brasovfilmfestival.com

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Official Lineup and Schedule 2016

Official Lineup of Brasov Int’l Film Festival 2016

August 14, 2016 — The 2016 lineup of Brasov International Film Festival & Market, the most important and renown nonviolent film festival in the world, has been announced. The event takes place 1 – 11 September and all films will be screened on the Festival’s Vimeo channel exclusively:

Brasov Int’l Film Festival – Vimeo Channel

The following films will be screened In Competition:

THURSDAY – SEPTEMBER 1

01 Mountain Nuns World DARIANOT EVEN THE MOUNTAIN STAYS THE SAME (2015)
Short Documentary – 21 min. – Romania
Directed by Diana Nicolae

 

 

 

 

 

02 Voyage DARIAVOYAGE (2015)
Animation Short Film (3D) – 8 min. – Romania
Directed by Marian Poiana

 

 

 

 

 

 

03 Flutulus DARIAFLUTULUS (2016)
Short Film – 30 min. – Moldova
Directed by Igor Sadovski

 

 

 

 

 

 

04 The Glove DARIATHE GLOVE (2015)
Short Film – 12 min. – Romania
Directed by Vlad Dorofte

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY – SEPTEMBER 2

05 Beijing New York 1 DARIABEIJING NEW YORK (2015)
Feature Film – 108 min. – USA, China, UK
Directed by Rain Li

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY – SEPTEMBER 3

06 Sauropod 1 DARIAA SAUROPOD ABROAD (2016)
Feature Documentary – 97 min. – Canada
Directed by Anna Cooley

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 4

07 Sozopol 1 DARIATHE SINKING OF SOZOPOL (2014)
Feature Film – 100 min. – Bulgaria
Directed by Kostadin Bonev

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONDAY – SEPTEMBER 5

08 Menla 1 DARIATHE LEGACY OF MENLA (2016)
Feature Documentary – 64 min. – Hungary
Directed by Adam Miklos

 

 

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY – SEPTEMBER 6

09 Night Train DARIANIGHT TRAIN (2015)
Feature Documentary – 62 min. – Japan
Directed by Yuichi Minamiguchi

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY – SEPTEMBER 7

10 Courage DARIACOURAGE (2015)
Feature Documentary – 72 min – Brazil
Directed by Sebastião Braga

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY – SEPTEMBER 8

11 Out of Order 1 DARIAOUT OF ORDER (2015)
Feature Film – 99 min. – UAE, Egypt
Directed by Mahmoud Kamel

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY – SEPTEMBER 9

12 Beauty Save World DARIABEAUTY WILL SAVE THE WORLD (2014)
Short Documentary – 27 min. – Spain
Directed by Juan del Santo and Javier Figuero

 

 

 

 

 

13 He & She DARIAHE AND SHE (2016)
Short Film – 15 min. – Germany
Directed by Marco Gadge

 

 

 

 

 

 

14 Tween Stars DARIATWIN STARS (2016)
Short Film – 17 min. – Turkey
Directed by Mehmet Tığlı

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 Tattooed DARIAI WOULD LIKE TO BE ENRAPTURED, MUZZLED AND ON MY BACK TATTOOED (2015)
Short Film – 16 min. – Brazil
Directed by Andy Malafaia

 

 

 

 

 

16 Arrivederci Rosa 1 DARIAARRIVEDERCI ROSA (2015)
Short Film – 18 min. – UK
Directed by Flaminia Graziadei

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY – SEPTEMBER 10

16A Women Answer DARIAWOMEN ARE THE ANSWER (2015)
Feature Documentary – 90 min. – Australia
Directed by Fiona Cochrane

 

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 11

18 1942 DARIA1942 (2015)
Short Film – 10 min. – Switzerland
Directed by Valentin Pittard

 

 

 

 

 

 

19 Heron Flyes DARIAWHEN THE HERON FLIES (2015)
Short Film – 18 min. – France
Directed by Lionel Laget

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 Fill Blanks DARIAFILL IN THE BLANKS (2016)
Short Film – 9 min. – France
Directed by Chloé Marçais

 

 

 

 

 

 

21 Light Thief 1 DARIATHE LIGHT THIEF (2015)
Short Film – 19 min. – Bahrain, Spain
Directed by Eva Daoud

 

 

 

 

 

 

All films are featured in the 2016/2017 edition of Daria! magazine that will be published on August 26 and it will be available online here: Daria! 2016

The Festival was founded by film director Bruno Pischiutta and producer Daria Trifu in 2012 to showcase nonviolent, main stream motion pictures and to show that those movies are not only capable of great international success but they are also in high demand by the public.

The Festival has been recognized by the IMDB and all the awards handed each year are listed. Visit the Festival’s IMDB profile.

Brasov International Film Festival & Market is owned and organized by Global Film Studio Inc.

CONTACT:
http://www.brasovfilmfestival.com
info@brasovfilmfestival.com
USA Tel: (001) 646-300-9232

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Brasov Film Festival is moving ONLINE!

Starting this year, in 2016, on it’s 5th edition, the Festival is moving ONLINE! All films selected this year will be screened on the Festival’s VIMEO Channel that will be revealed soon.

“The great success of the Festival has brought us to take it online and to make it a truly international event that can be enjoyed by everyone worldwide” – said Daria Trifu, Director of the Festival.

The 5th annual edition of Brasov International Film Festival & Market is opened for submissions. The Festival takes place from September 1 to 11, 2016.

The Festival has been recognized by the IMDB and all Awards from previous years have been listed. Visit the Festival’s IMDB Profile!

Brasov International Film Festival & Market is the most important and renowned nonviolent film festival in the world. The Festival was founded by film director Bruno Pischiutta and producer Daria Trifu in 2012 to showcase nonviolent, main stream motion pictures and to show that those movies are not only capable of great international success but they are also in high demand by the public.

For four years, the Festival was held in the beautiful resort city of Brasov located in Transylvania, in the heart of Romania.

Starting this year, in 2016, on it’s 5th edition, the Festival is moving ONLINE! All films selected this year will be screened on the Festival’s VIMEO Channel that will be revealed soon.

Festival’s dates are: 1 – 11 September 2016

Submission deadline: July 29, 2016

All submitted films (that adhere to the Festival’s guidelines) will be certified as an “Official Selection” and will receive the Official Selection Certificate.

The selected films will be screened (on the programmed date and time) via Brasov International Film Festival & Market’s VIMEO channel and they will be awarded.

Film Director Bruno Pischiutta, the Artistic Consultant of the Festival, had this to say: “Today, there are thousands of Film Festivals everywhere and many people are not used anymore to view films in cinemas but on their TV and on their computer’s screens. Many see films on gadgets and on their phone. These are the facts.

Considering the above, considering the importance and the meaning of our Festival, the most important and renowned nonviolent Film Festival in the world and considering that today, in the era of the internet, there are other ways to reach a big number of viewers, a number that no cinema can contain, I have decided to modify the formula of our Festival.

The next edition, the fifth edition of the Brasov Film Festival will be available to all the world’s viewers via the internet. Everybody will be able, for a few Euros per ticket price, to follow our Festival everywhere in the world. Brasov International Film Festival & Market is the world vanguard of on-line Film Festivals and it is making history. Our Festival will bring to the viewers’ screens feature films, feature documentaries, short films, short documentaries and related presentations”.

Live action feature films, feature documentaries, feature animation films, short documentaries and live action short films may be submitted. From all the films submitted, those selected to receive an Award will be the only ones screened during the Festival (all films screened during the Festival will receive an Award).

All films submitted MUST BE NONVIOLENT ONLY. The films submitted must be available in English or in the original language with English subtitles. Entrants are responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses, royalties, release forms, clearances, permits necessary to present their work. Brasov International Film Festival & Market is not responsible for any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, or royalty infringement related to the work.

Once a submission is completed, no film can be withdrawn from participating in the Festival should the Festival select it.

The Festival accepts submissions in the following categories only:

Live Action Feature Film (minimum 40 minutes or over)
Feature Animation Film (minimum 40 minutes or more)
Documentaries – Feature (minimum 40 minutes of over)
Documentaries – Short (under 40 minutes)
Live Action Short Film (under 40 minutes)

The submission deadline is: July 29, 2016

Awards & Prizes

– Best Feature Film
– Best Animation Film
– Best Documentary
– Best Short Film
– Best Film Out Of Competition

The following are awarded to feature films only:

– Best Director
– Best Cinematography
– Best Lead Male Actor
– Best Lead Female Actor
– Best Screenplay
– Best Music Score
– Best Art Direction
– Best Costumes

The winners receive an Award Certificate and an original handmade Trophy (valued at $600) that is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the artist.

For the second year in a row, in partnership with the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund, the Festival is also handing out the ‘MMBF Rising Star Award’ to an emerging filmmaker. The Award consists of a $250 cash prize and other perks offered by the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund of London, UK.

Brasov International Film Festival & Market is privately owned and organized by Global Film Studio Inc., Canadian company headquartered in Toronto.

Filmmakers may submit their movies via

FilmFreeway

Withoutabox

ClickForFestivals

FilmFestivalLife

CONTACT:
http://www.brasovfilmfestival.com
info@brasovfilmfestival.com
USA Tel: +1-646-300-9232

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Brasov Film Festival 2015 – Day 11 – Awards Ceremony

On Sunday night, September 13, the Awards Ceremony took place before a full house of guests.

The Jury of the Festival has selected to award the following:

Best Cinematography Award
Edward Button for OTHER PEOPLE’S CHILDREN – USA

Best Lead Male Actor Award
Ian Doherty for DADDY – USA

Best Costumes Award
Jaswant Singh Mintu for COME BACK JEETU – India

Best Art Direction Award
Anne Zentgraf for FIDDLESTICKS – Germany

Best Music Score Award
Tony Green for THE LIFE AND DEATH OF AN UNHAPPILY MARRIED MAN – USA

Best Lead Female Actor Award
Clara Voda for NIGHTFALL IN INDIA – Spain

Best Screenplay Award
Frank Green for WILDLIKE – USA

Best Film Award
Abbas Rafei for OBLIVION SEASON – Iran

Best Director Award
Mercedes Gaspar for ESCAPES – Spain

Introduction

Awards Ceremony

Interview with ‘Best Cinematographer Award Winner’ Edward Button

Interview with ‘Best Director Award Winner’ Mercedes Gaspar

The Organizers of the Festival have selected to award the following:

Special Award – Best Film Out Of Competition
LET’S DANCE TO THE RHYTHM – Goa, India / 
Produced by Muguel Barreto

Special Award
Producer Elio Dell’Unto – Toronto, Canada

Special Award – The IMAGE of Brasov Film Festival 2015
Actor Andrei Neamtu

MMBF Rising Star Award (Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund) – London, UK
Actress Denisa Barvon

Interview with Producer Elio Dell’Unto

Interview with Actor Andrei Neamtu

Interview with Actress Denisa Barvon

Awards Ceremony 2015