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 Luxembourg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The recorded history of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg begins with the construction of Luxembourg Castle in the middle ages.
Luxembourg's eastern border is formed by three rivers, the Moselle, the Sûre and the Our.
The language of Luxembourg is Luxembourgish, a blend of old German and Frankish elements.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/l/lu/luxembourg.html   (548 words)

 Encyclopedia: Transnational issues of Luxembourg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Luxembourg is a member of the Benelux Economic Union and was one of the founding members of the European Economic Community (now the European Union).
At the same time, the majority of Luxembourgers have consistently believed that European unity makes sense only in the context of a dynamic, transatlantic relationship and as such have traditionally pursued a pro-NATO, pro-U.S. foreign policy.
Luxembourg is the site of the European Court of Justice, the European Court of Auditors, and other vital EU organs.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Transnational-issues-of-Luxembourg   (219 words)

 Luxembourg Article, Luxembourg Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (alsoLuxemburg) is a landlocked country in north-west Europe, bordered by France, Germany and Belgium.
Luxembourg has especially close trade and financial ties to Belgium and the Netherlands, andas a member of the EU, enjoys the advantages of the open European market.
The language of Luxembourg is Luxembourgish, a blendof old German and Frankish elements.
www.anoca.org /grand/german/luxembourg.html   (593 words)

 The Film Fund Luxembourg: News
The Luxembourg Film Fund has an umbrella booth for all animation companies for the 4th year in a row in Annecy.
Luxembourg is present again this year with a pavilion at the Village international which is held during the Cannes Film Festival from 12 to 23 May. This pavilion serves as a work and meeting place for local professionals, officials and press.
The Luxembourgers in Cannes met during the traditional 'Letzebuerger Owend' which gave everybody the opportunity to discuss their latest projects in a relaxed and familiar atmosphere.
www.filmfund.lu /filmfund.lu/mu/news/index.php   (712 words)

 Luxembourg Presidency - Luxembourg, a film country
The film was adapted from the novel of the same name by the Luxembourg author Roger Manderscheid, the story of his own childhood during the Second World War in a village not far away from the Luxembourg capital.
The film leans of course on the main characters of Le Club des chômeurs as well as on new characters played by actors with various backgrounds and it is part of Luxembourg’s reality of today, modern, multicultural and multilingual.
It was the first time a Luxembourg film arrived in first place at the box office in the Grand Duchy and the first time the box office was dominated by a documentary.
www.eu2005.lu /en/savoir_lux/culture/pays_cine/index.php   (2093 words)

 Dirty Job Films
He has written and directed 4 short films, created and shot the main titles for "Killing The Spot" and was the assistant director of several short films.
Ross Bigley previewed his first feature film at the 6th festival in June of last year, this is his second feature length film and he is currently planning his third.
She is a film and literature professor at the University of Denver.
www.dirtyjobfilms.com /filmfest.asp   (1120 words)

 Variety.com - Reviews - The Tulse Luper Suitcase: Episode 3
Last image of the film, which has "to be continued..." in place of end credits, consists of all 92 of the suitcases laid out, unopened, on the station platform.
The film is scattered with dry jokes and aphorisms (example: Most Belgians would like to live in Paris and those who don't, want to live in London) and, along with the nudity, there's a fair level of stylized violence, including castration.
As with all Greenaway films, literary and artistic allusions abound, and the viewer is expected to be pretty up to date with art movements of the last 100 years.
www.variety.com /review/VE1117921686?categoryid=31&cs=1   (821 words)

 VKN.COM | MOVIES, PLAYS & TV SPECIALS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Luxembourg's Carousel Picture Company is footing a bill of around $30 million with its German partner ApolloMedia.
Carousel is one of several film companies in Luxembourg, which offers lucrative tax incentives and inexpensive labor to film makers.
At least one dozen feature films were made in Luxembourg in 2000 -- a good showing for this small nation of 440,000, according to the Luxembourg government's film fund office.
www.vkn.com /movies/misc/george-dragon.html   (838 words)

 Kinoeye | Luxembourg: Andy Bausch's Le Club des chomeurs
With the help of the Fund, Luxembourg was able to attract producers from all over the world, and whereas 110 films made from 1899 to 1990, between 1990 and 1999 the number produced was 120.
The film was released in January 2002 and the distributors claim that more than 40,000 people have seen the film in cinemas (although the range 35,000 to 37,000 is probably more reasonable).
The culture the film represents might be one of dreamers, nostalgics and hopeless cases in the Minett region.
www.kinoeye.org /04/03/kraus03.php   (3070 words)

 Luxembourg Bigfoot caught on film!
I live in Luxembourg (small counrty in Europe) 8/10/01 about 3:00PM, the sun was shining and there were only a few clouds in the sky.
I tried to film it, but it disappeared quickly, I coundn't follow anymore.
I swear that it's not fake, nothing is manipulated in the film".
www.angelfire.com /mn2/mnbf/lux.html   (318 words)

 Film Industry Training
Emphasis is placed on "hands-on" and practical approach using current films and data for test case analysis and practising industry professionals as guest speakers, with significant time allowed for participants to receive one-to-one consultations.
Since most films produced in Europe are made with low to medium budgets, this in-depth conference will focus on its participants' real financial situation and provide them with tailor-made solutions adapted to the attendees' needs and projects.
For a completed film, a test can assist in clarifying the audiences and defining what elements in the film are most attractive in the poster and trailer campaign towards the targeted audience.
www.fit4film.com /static/aboutstrat.htm   (951 words)

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A film that transcends all traditional genres: short film, experimental film, animation, documentary - none of these words is a sufficient description.
Lurid postcards and filmed images of the exact locations are melded and morphed into one another until it becomes impossible to determine reality from brightly rendered tourist trap.
At the end Bodo succeeds in imagining a landscape himself, and even in entering it; but during his leap into the body of the landscape he loses his corporeality - the poet is reduced to the flatness of a two-dimensional figure on a picture and is left at the mercy of the wild landscape.
www.amourfou.at /subs/filme/blick/blick_e.htm   (2876 words)

 European Coordination of Film Festivals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
When the film arrived in the cinemas it was seen by a total of 15,000 people (a figure that may seem insignificant on a European level, but was to prove historic for a Luxembourg film) and so dethroned many an American bloc kbuster showing at the same time.
Troublemaker, a rousing adventure film with a lot of comedy, was more popular at home than the US made Untouchables and Wall street when it played in Luxembourg City last year.
In Luxembourg, the 15x15 programme was developed by Cinénygma Luxembourg International Film Festival 19 rue Franz Seimatz — L-2531 Luxembourg — cinenygma_romain@compuserve.com Pictures: Gast Bouchet.
www.eurofilmfest.org /ecff/projects/p3.lasso?&&nr=78&-nothing   (1644 words)

 Mark Litwak's Entertainment Law Resources - Resources - International Incentive Programs
The Association of European Film Institutes is an umbrella body of film organizations that promote European moving image culture and stimulate interest in European film.
Film Finance Corporation: The Film Finance Corporation Australia Ltd. (FFC) has 50 million Australian dollars from the government for financial year 2002/2003 to support a variety of Australian films, TV movies, mini-series and documentaries.
To qualify, the film must be made by a company that is registered and managed in the UK, the European Union or certain countries that have signed an association agreement.
www.marklitwak.com /resources/international_programs.html   (2252 words)

 Imperia AG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Film Fund Luxembourg, a governmental organization for the promotion of the Luxembourg film industry, has gone live with the content management platform Imperia.
Apart from the sections that are intended to provide information to potential clients, another objective of the new website of the Luxembourg Film Fund (www.filmfund.lu) is to allow the members of the organization to cooperate and to exchange documents and information either with each other or with clients and partners.
The Film Fund Luxembourg sought a content management system with an intuitive user-interface, a short time-to-market, the possibility to integrate existing databases and layouts, and, of course, with a reasonable price-performance ratio.
www.imperia.de /en/htmls/news/01311   (498 words)

 Shadow of the Vampire - About the Production
The producers, cast, and everyone I worked with on the film are all of an artistic mind so everybody's interests were in making a great film.
For film buffs, for people who really appreciate film history and the work of F.W. Murnau, there's an added layer of fun to be had.
The production chose to film in Luxembourg, a country that claims to have more castle per square inch than any other.
www.mogulsoft.com /shadow/story/production_frame.html   (1371 words)

 govfilms/luxindustry.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Luxembourg's one of those countries with very low taxes, that's why everybody with no money drops by to make a film over here.
I saw it sitting as a DVD on a shelf in a supermarket a year or so later, that was it.
Part of Luxembourgs lack of good films might just be the bad Film Funds.
www.phi.lu /govfilms.luxindustry.html   (414 words)

 The railway station in Mamer, Luxembourg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
These photographs were taken in October 1999 at the railway station in Mamer, Luxembourg.
The film I used was Ilford FP4 plus (125 Asa), pushed up to 400 ASA, the camera, my A-1 with a Vivitar 24mm f2.8 and a 25 year old FD 50mm f1.4.
Film development by Kodak Vallès, Ronda Zamenhof, Sabadell (Barcelona), Spain.
www.canonfd.com /mamer.htm   (89 words)

The film is produced by Moshe Diamant and Limor Diamant; Executive Producers are David Saunders, Mark Damon, Rudy Cohen, Frank Hübner and Romain Schroeder; the Director of Photography is Christian Sebaldt; Edited by Alan Strachan; the Production Designer is Jérúme Latour; the Co-Producer is Jan Fantl; Music is by Nicholas Pike.
Lensed in Luxembourg, the film is directed by William Malone, best known for helming the 1999 hit House on Haunted Hill.
Special effects supervisor Wiessenhaan remarks that the thriller "essentially relies on built suspense and the atmosphere inherent in film noir." Augmenting the texture of the story, Malone utilizes special effects to underscore the elements of story and character and enrich the visual canvas of the film.
feardotcom.warnerbros.com /about.html   (774 words)

 fantasia | films + schedule | Dead End
In the midst of skin-crawling moments of supernatural surrealism and explosive violence, the film also manages to satirize the almost hateful undercurrents that sometimes lurk within even the most loving families.
These bursts of uncomfortable humor, often coming out of more straightforward beats of comic relief, are as startling as any of the film's imaginative shock content, rocketing the proceedings with a unique sense of danger.
A few short films shot under the palm trees of the Croisette were followed by a déménage to Paris throwing him in the path of kindred spirit Fabrice Canepa.
www.fantasiafest.com /2003/en/films/film_detail.php?lang=en&id=1184   (435 words)

 Official Patrick Swayze International Fan Club
The fantastic adventure film was mainly shot in Luxembourg, among other things in the studios of The Carousel Picture Company in Dommeldange and at Vianden castle.
He and a small unit were filming some additional shots for a scene at the beginning of the film.
The film will be released first in the United States with a European release to follow closely after that.
www.patrickswayze.net /georgdra1.htm   (1644 words)

 GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
After coming to attention in films such as Ghost World, she is on Hollywood's radar for her first leading roles in bigger films, and with rave reviews already under her belt for her other new film Lost in Translations it seems that the proof is in the pudding.
But the film should strongly appeal to anyone looking for an upscale and intelligent evening's entertainment (and it is entertaining throughout).
I was lucky enough to catch it at The Austin Film Festival on October 12, and can not wait for it to be released for all to see.
www.firthessence.net /GWAPEmovie.html   (1803 words)

 Latino Review
We had to film in Luxembourg cause that’s where the money is and I said well it’s New York, and they said “yeah…New York, Luxembourg same thing.” So I got there and of course there’s not a bit of New York there.
Bill: You know Luxembourg is a really odd place—the airport shuts down at 6’oclock in the evening, and then at midnight other airplanes start showing up with guys with machine guns, and carrying brief cases.
Bill: Because what I really wanted was a de-saturated look in the film and the only way you can go and do that is to bleach bypass, you may be familiar with, or digitizing, and the digital thing is much more—better solution because then we could adjust each scene.
www.latinoreview.com /moviereviews/2002/feardotcom/interview.html   (943 words)

 FeardotCom (2002)
Terry uses the 48 hours left to her to try and track down the mysterious little girl, realizing that she is calling to her to avenge her murder.
The film uneasily vies between mundane and supernatural explanations as to what is happening.
Indeed the film sidelines the top-billed Dorff for the most part and allows her to become the real heroine.
www.moria.co.nz /horror/feardotcom.htm   (583 words)

 CQ movie posters and memorabilia at MovieGoods
Review: It's 1969 and film editor Paul (Davies) is in Paris working on an arty futuristic thriller for egotistical director Andrezej (Depardieu) while filming his own fl and white personal documentary.
When the film's producer, Enzo (Giannini), fires the director, Paul winds up with the gig and has to come up with the slam-bang ending Enzo is demanding.
Paul's a dull character and the film suffers for it but it's not bad for a first effort from Coppola (son of Francis and brother of Sofia).
www.moviegoods.com /movie_product.asp?mgaid=17L61487&master_movie_id=16086   (293 words)

 Fast Film (2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Plot Outline: Bits of found film and different types of animation illustrate a classic chase scene scenario: A woman is abducted and a man comes to her rescue, but during their escape they find themselves in the enemy's secret headquarters.
HOWEVER, the short falls into certain standars of the short film genre, which made me actually believe it was french.
the team's homesite is really funny and informative, and serves as a good addon for the film.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0288006   (283 words)

 The Station Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Guy is part of the government department responsible for film funding and attracting film makers to Luxembourg and funding Luxembourg productions.
Brian Killeen has been involved in the film business in Luxembourg for the past 8 years as an extra.
He talked about his experience in the film industry and explained how to become an extra and the related benefits and advantages of being involved in film-making.
www.station.lu /bullDetails.cfm?id=212   (128 words)

 Dog Soldiers (2002)
Marshall has almost certainly done some time in the British territorials and the film is clearly written with an insider’s knowledge of the way infantry army operates.
There is a standout performance from Sean Pertwee as the tough-as-nails sergeant of the group, although the show is in large part captured by the unknown Kevin McKidd, who does an excellent job of portraying an ordinary, decent man who rises to become the leader of the group.
The film is produced by Christopher Figg, the man behind Clive Barker’s equally low-budgeted British horror miracle Hellraiser (1987).
www.moria.co.nz /horror/dogsoldiers.htm   (440 words)

 Goethe-Institut German Film Festival 2004 - Calendar - Mon
Gestapo Untersturmführer Gebhardt is under pressure from his superior to have the Abbé succeed in creating a rift between the Luxembourg church and the Vatican – or be transferred to duty in the death camps in the East.
Volker Schlöndorff was born in Wiesbaden in 1939.
He made his debut as a film director in 1965 with Young Toerless (Der junge Törless) which won the German Film Awardin 1966 and the Max Ophuels Award.
www.goethe.de /ins/gb/lon/prj/gff/prg/cal/mon/en187444.htm   (274 words)

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