Program 2021

~2021 PROGRAM ~

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First Press Release here.

MOVIES already confirmed include:

  • THE ENORMITY OF LIFE, narrative feature directed by Eric Swinderman, starring Breckin Meyer, Emily Kinney, Giselle Eisenberg. European Premiere
  • DIRECTED BY, documentary feature directed by Steven Race about the 2000 Oscars
  • SHOWING UP, documentary feature directed by Riad Galayini and James Morrison (out of competition)
  • STRANGE NOSTALGIA and MASK OF EVIL APPARITION, short films directed by Alex Proyas
  • THE LAST TOUCH, short film directed and starring Melissa Mars

NETWORKING EVENT AND PANELS will include:

  • directors roundtable with Alex Proyas, Nick Powell, Eric Swinderman -TBC
  • composers talk with Emmy Award Winner John Lunn
  • editors talk with Eddie Award winners Michele Tesoro and Cindy Mollo
  • a new edition of the “French Connection”, our signature series roundtable with French Filmmakers
  • dozens of QnAs with filmmakers
  • dozens of group networking opportunities
  • a discussion around the audition / casting process with actor and director James Morrison

OUR EVENTS will include:

  • our signature Award Ceremony closing show, hosted by Chloé Malaisé and Festival director Matt Beurois
  • NEW FORMAT: an announcement show to reveal the complete 2021 official selection
  • NEW FORMAT: a pre-show with networking and various segments, hosted by Flobo Boyce
  • a poetry in movement creation by HAMA Alumni Alayna Jennings, piece created exclusively for the PAMA
  • a curated digital art exhibition

OUR PROMO PARTNERSHIPS this year will include:

  • a special episode of THE BLUFF COUNCIL discussing short films in competition
  • gift prizes from CINEMATIC ALPHA
  • a double page interview with Student Alumni in French magazine DEMAIN
  • a special PAMA multi-pages publication in French magazine DEMAIN in the fall
  • special options for selected artists to promote their films in the US and French press

More to be announced.

The PAMA is no longer accepting submissions for this year.

You can submit to the Hollywood Art & Movie Awards, that is currently accepting entries..

DAY 1 ~ SEPTEMBER 1, 2021

FESTIVAL KICK OFF

YouTube | Facebook | Instagram Live (not sure about this one, we’ll try ^^)

Opening word by festival director Matt Beurois.

Exclusive live performance by SM6, from Los Angeles.

17H30 Paris

8:30 am Los Angeles

11:30 am New York

10:30 am CT


OPENING MOVIE

TICKETS.

THE ENORMITY OF LIFE

Nominated for Best Feature.

Nominated for Best Actor Breckin Meyer.

Nominated for Best Soundtrack Song.

SCREENING 6PM (anywhere in the world, same time) on XERB.

Followed by a full QnA with Breckin Meyer, Emily Kinney, director Eric Swinderman, co-hosted by Matt Beurois and Flobo Boyce.

OPENED BY French Short Film THE OVERLOAD (Le Jour de Trop)

DAY 2 ~ SEPTEMBER 2, 2021

MUSIC VIDEOS

WATCH FREE.

All Music Videos selected in competition.

SCREENING 1PM (anywhere in the world, same time) on XERB.

Followed by a QnA with participating directors and artists and bands.

SPECIAL EFFECTS

Movies listed for Best Special Effects

TIME and TICKETS

FEATURE FILM OF THE DAY

12 MONTHS OF KAI

TIME and TICKETS

Opening short films: ALEXANNE and THE LAST TOUCH.

OPENING DOCUMENTARY

DIRECTED BY

TIME and TICKETS

DAY 3 ~ SEPTEMBER 3, 2021

FRENCH SHORT FILMS

French Short Films

TIME and TICKETS

MIXER #1 – ONE-ON-ONE NETWORKING

REAL TIME MIXER EVENT

Digital networking (not streamed = private)

LIMITED to 9 participants, first come first served basis.

You must be selected in competition this year.

Filmmakers will receive an invitation by email.

In English.

WHEN 3:30PM / 15h30 Paris, France.

DANCE FILMS

Dance Films

TIME and TICKETS

FEATURE FILM OF THE DAY

Boogie Man

TIME and TICKETS

Opening Short Film: VLADA GOES ETO LONDON

DOCUMENTARY OF THE DAY

Route 4

TIME and TICKETS

DAY 4 ~ SEPTEMBER 4, 2021

ANIMATED SHORT FILMS

Animated Short Films

TIME and TICKETS

BEST DIRECTOR

Best Director, movies

TIME and TICKETS

DIRECTORS ROUNDTABLE

Roundtable with Alex Proyas, Nick Powell, Eric Swinderman

TIME and TICKETS

FEATURE FILM OF THE DAY

Magamuni

TIME and TICKETS

SIREN REUNION

Tickets HERE.

DAY 5 ~ SEPTEMBER 5, 2021

WEB SERIES

Web Series

TIME and TICKETS

BEST EDITOR

Movies in competition for Best Editor

TIME and TICKETS

EDITORS TALK with Emmy Nominees Michelle Tesoro and Cindy Mollo

TICKETS.

Select editors in competition at the PAMA this year had the chance to network and discuss the editing craft and industry practices with:

Cindy Mollo, Eddie Award Winner, 5 time Emmy nominee, editor for OZARK

Michelle Tesoro, SXSW winner, Eddie Award Winner, editor, The Queen’s Gambit

FEATURE OF THE DAY

Into the Dreams… and Horror Experiences

TIME and TICKETS

DOCUMENTARY OF THE DAY

Guadeloupe Terre de Rum et des Hommes

TIME and TICKETS

DAY 6 ~ SEPTEMBER 6, 2021

INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS

Best International Films

TIME and TICKETS

BEST DOP

Movies competing for Best DOP

TIME and TICKETS

DOCUMENTARY OF THE DAY

The Last Movie Painter

TIME and TICKETS

Opening Short Film: THE MAKING OF “A CHRISTMAS TALE WITH SOME GREMLINS”

DAY 7 ~ SEPTEMBER 7, 2021

VISUAL ART IN MOTION

Visual Art in Motion

TIME and TICKETS

Opening with an exclusive Visual Arts in motion short film create for the PAMA 2021 by HAMA Alumni Alayna Jennings: ALBUMS.

FRENCH CONNECTION – LA RONDE DES REALISATEURS FRANCAIS

TICKETS.

En français.

5 des réalisateurs et réalisatrices français en competition cette année se retrouvent pour débattre de la place du court-metrage dans le cinema aujourd’hui. Financement, distribution, opportunités artistiques… échange d’experiences professionnelles et personnelles… C’est la French Connection 2021!

Anime par Jessica Nasica.

BEST PRODUCTION

Movies competing for Best Production

TIME and TICKETS

FEATURE OF THE DAY

We’re All In This Together

TIME and TICKETS

Opening Short Films: JACKALBY, WINE LAKE

DOCUMENTARY OF THE DAY

Tonton Manu

TIME and TICKETS

MIXER #2 – ONE-ON-ONE NETWORKING

Wanna be next? Send us an email!

REAL TIME MIXER EVENT

Digital networking (not streamed = private)

LIMITED to 9 participants, first come first served basis.

You must be selected in competition this year.

Filmmakers will receive an invitation by email.

In English.

WHEN 1AM / 1H du matin Paris, France.

DAY 8 ~ SEPTEMBER 8, 2021

STUDENT SHORT FILMS

Student Short Films

TIME and TICKETS

DOCUMENTARY “SHOWING UP” – Celebrating 10 years

Showing Up A Conversation About The Audition Process “Finally, a documentary about auditioning.” – Backstage.com Celebrating the 10 years of this unique documentary, the PAMA is proud to present SHOWING UP, co-directed by Riad Galayini and James Morrison. Watch the documentary, then attend a unique, intimate discussion between james and 6 actors and artists of the PAMA network.

SHOWING UP

TIME and TICKETS

DOCUMENTARY OF THE DAY

Deals and Visions

TIME and TICKETS

DAY 9 ~ SEPTEMBER 9, 2021

DRONE FILMS

Drone Films

TIME and TICKETS

BEST ACTRESS

Movies listed in competition for Best Actress

TIME and TICKETS

BEST ACTOR

Movies listed in competition for Best Actor

TIME and TICKETS

DOCUMENTARY OF THE DAY

Yes, I Am – The Ric Weiland Story

TIME and TICKETS

DAY 10 ~ SEPTEMBER 10, 2021

COMPOSERS TALK WITH 2 TIME EMMY WINNER JOHN LUNN

TICKETS.

Select composers in competition this year at PAMA discuss scoring craft with master John Lunn, composer of Downton Abbey.

CLOSING FILM

Todo de Mi

TIME and TICKETS

CLOSING DOCUMENTARY

Max Steiner Maestro of Movie Music

TIME and TICKETS

MARKETING SESSION FOR FILMMAKERS

CANCELLED because of the lack of participants.

How to use your main social pages as a filmmaker

Free. Reserved for filmmakers.

Ask for your invite.

With online marketing coach and expert.

DAY 11 ~ SEPTEMBER 11, 2021

PRE SHOW

Watch on XERB the PRE SHOW and the AWARD CEREMONY back to back!

Flobo Boyce is warming up the night with many guests, exclusives and anecdotes that will pump you up and get you ready for the 2021 Award Ceremony and the final results!

flobito.com / YouTube / KnewAmsterdam.com

AWARD CEREMONY

The FINAL RESULTS!

Chloe and Matt team up again to deliver the Paris Art & Movie Awards signature show, to conclude this year’s competition!

Streaming and tickets details soon.

In the meantime, watch the 2020 Award Ceremony!

DAY 12 ~ SEPTEMBER 12, 2021

All films and all content of the festival is available on XERB through Sept 12, 2021, 11:30pm.

This means all tickets purchased or registration made will give you access to the screening you choose up until that time.

You can also watch ALL WINNERS here. Before 11:30pm!