American Critics' Selection. The National Society of Film Critics on Saturday, January 4th, 2014, chose Inside Llewyn Davis as Best Picture of the Year 2013. The Society, made up of many of the country's most distinguished movie critics, held its 48th annual awards voting meeting at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Center as guests of the Film Society of Lincoln Center. All prizes
At the European Film Awards Ceremony, on December 7, 2013, in Berlin, Paolo Sorrentino's La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty) was the winner of the evening. The Discovery Award / Prix FIPRESCI went to the German film Oh Boy, written & directed by Jan Ole Gerster. See all prizes
Festival Scope opens FIPRESCI Label. The online platform Festival Scope (www.festivalscope.com) known for providing film professionals with online screening of films from more than 60 of the most prestigious international film festivals (including Berlinale, Rotterdam, Locarno, Venice, Cannes' Directors' Fortnight and Critics' Week, Toronto & San Sebastian) has developed a new section. The section is called "Labels" and is aimed at providing additional visibility to the films awarded in festivals or selected by partner organizations.
The "Labels" will be launched with a special partnership with FIPRESCI, The International Federation of Film Critics. On the FIPRESCI page Festival Scope will present a selection of films that have been awarded the FIPRESCI Award in 2011 and the selection will be enriched along the year. Klaus Eder, General Secretary of FIPRESCI says: "Our aim is not only to present, at festivals, the critics' prize to the films we like. We also wish to help them getting a bigger audience. Festival Scope offers a wonderful chance to make our engagement better known to the professionals of cinema and to provoke the interest of other festivals and of buyers". Alessandro Raja, founder of Festival Scope, says: "We are thrilled to widen the scope of our activities with the creation of the "Labels" and equally proud to start with the very prestigious FIPRESCI. We will soon announce other partnerships under this brand, it's additional way for us to contribute to the promotion for the films presented on Festival Scope".
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