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Our favorite festivals – Milwaukee Short Film Festival

Av Hans Montelius | Sep 12, 2011

Our films have screened at over 150 film festivals during the last couple of years, and we’ve experienced all kinds – small festivals, big festivals, festivals that pay for everything and treat us like kings, and festivals that don’t even tell us that they are screening our films. But one of our favorites is the…

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How to Prepare for a Date

Av Hans Montelius | Aug 9, 2011

How to Prepare for a Date started many things at Cinemantrix. We shot it in 2008 and it was the first short we made. Since then we’ve made nine shorts, participated in over 140 film festivals and won over 30 prizes. But How to Prepare for a Date was the one that started it all.

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Cannes 2011

Av Hans Montelius | Maj 28, 2011

  This is our fourth year at Cannes. And what a year! It just keeps getting better. And I’m not just talking about the parties and the weather. This year we presented two feature projects, How to Seduce Your Neighbor and a (as yet) secret Swedish project. And the response was overwhelming.

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Celebrity jury nominates The Man with all the Marbles for Best Film

Av Hans Montelius | Apr 26, 2011

A jury consisting of Hollywood heavyweights Susan Sarandon and John Singleton has nominated our film The Man with all the Marbles for Best Film at the Edgemar Short Film Festival in Los Angeles. The jury also consists of Academy Award Winning Editor Christopher Rouse (Bourne Trilogy), Cinematographer Steve Bernstein (Monster),  Vice President of Casting at…

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Awards and Cannes

Av Hans Montelius | Apr 23, 2011

We’re going to Cannes for the fourth year in a row. This year we’re promoting two feature film projects – How to Seduce your Neighbor, starring Regina Lund, and a Swedish project which has to remain a little secret for now. Let’s just say it features Stockholm in a big way. How to Seduce your…

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Preparing for Cannes 2011

Av Hans Montelius | Mar 31, 2011

Cinemantrix is preparing for Cannes Film Festival 2011. This is the fourth year we’ll be there, and we usually have one or two films at the festival. This year, however, we’re focusing on our future projects. Cannes is a great place to set up meeting and get together with filmmakers, producers and distributors in a…

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The sexy Climax

Av Hans Montelius | Mar 15, 2011

The hardest part of a screenplay to write is the climax. Even if a film so-so, a great ending can save it. But the ending is not all about the ending. The climax is all about sex. It has to bring together all the major elements and the plots from previous 80-100 pages into one…

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Mommy’s Boy to screen all over the US

Av Hans Montelius | Jan 25, 2011

Sometimes everything happens at once. Our film Mommy’s Boy starring Jonas Bane, Jonas Larsson, Angelika Roberts and Regina Lund was accepted to three festivals in just one day.

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Positioning featured on Web show

Av Hans Montelius | Jan 8, 2011

Our short film Positioning will be featured on the web show The Reel Show with Kristina Michelle.   Positioning, starring Caroline Ilea and Pontus Olgrim, was selected because it won Best Short Film at the Indie Gathering. The show will include a free screening of the film followed by a live chat with the director, Hans…

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What kind of year has it been?

Av Hans Montelius | Dec 27, 2010

Cinemantrix was recently honored at the Swedish Film Institute for the awards we’ve received internationally this year. So, I thought this might be a good time to take a step back and see what kind of year it has been.

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