Coffin Joe to receive career achievement award
In May 2008 Rio de Janeiro will become the meeting place for fantasy film fans and enthusiasts from all over the world. For two weeks, the I Rio de Janeiro International Fantastic Film Festival – RioFan will showcase the best in horror, sci-fi and genre cinema.
We’re very excited to announce that our call for entries is now open. We encourage filmmakers everywhere and from all backgrounds to submit their work. Feature films are eligible to participate in the festival’s international competition section, while short films can be selected for one of our informative sections. There is no entry fee.
The entry form and regulations can be downloaded from our website: www.riofan.com.br.
RioFan will also pay a tribute to legendary Brazilian master JosÃ© Mojica Marins, who will receive our very first Special Award for Career Achievement. In 2008, Mojica will bring his monumental creation back to life in his new film Embodiment of Evil (EncarnaÃ§Ã£o do DemÃ´nio), the last entry on his internationally acclaimed series featuring the terrible ZÃ© do CaixÃ£o / Coffin Joe.
The festival takes place April 29th – May 11th 2008 . For further information please contact us at [email protected].
Source: Rio de Janeiro International Fantastic Film Festival