Author: Mareva

  After a week of sharing and discoveries the documentaries selected this year, the FIFO 2019 ended on February 10th 2018. The next edition of our festival –the 17th already ! – will take place from 1st to 9th February 2020 at Te Fare Tauhiti Nui – Maison...

After a week of sharing and discoveries the documentaries selected this year, the FIFO 2018 ended on February 11th 2018. The next edition of our festival –the 16th already ! – will take place from 2nd to 10th February 2019 at Te Fare Tauhiti Nui –...

The fifteenth edition of the International Oceanian Documentary Film Festival ended on a high note with the traditional awards ceremony for the professionals, jury and guests. The public was able to take advantage of the last screenings up until 5 PM on Sunday. For the...

The awards ceremony for the 15th FIFO took place on Friday, February 9. The film Making Good Men won the Grand Prize of the FIFO 2018.     “In speaking of Oceania, the writer Le Clézio said it was an invisible continent. With the 15th FIFO, we have...

As with each year, the FIFO organizes encounters between filmmakers, producers and the public. On Wednesday 7 February, in the Maison de la Culture’s big tent, Marc Dozier talked about his documentary Frères des arbres, l’appel d’un chef papou.   “I am crazy about peoples.” Marc Dozier,...

A professional workshop on virtual reality took place on Wednesday morning. In the driver’s seat: Alex Lee. The program: how has virtual reality impacted the film industry? How to do VR? How to produce it? Tomorrow, how do you make money in this sector? Tomorrow is...

The first audiovisual meeting of the 15th FIFO took place on Tuesday 6 February. A     meeting to present Good Pitch, a program introduced in 2005 that is a big hit. Explanations.   Created by the BRITDOC foundation in partnership with the Ford Foundation and the Sundance Institute...

The fifteenth edition of the FIFO is officially launched. The ceremony took place on Tuesday morning in the presence of officials, guests and organizers. To the beat of pahu and accompanied by an ‘orero, they arrived at the tent under rainfall. But, regardless of the...

The event baptized “Window-on-short docs,” organized Monday evening at the Maison de la Culture’s Grand Théâtre, focused on short documentaries. This novelty of the 2018 selection has already found its audience. “I think I will vote for the documentary on mangroves,” says Vaea Deplat as she...

The documentary Pouvana’a, ni haine ni rancune by the film director Jacques Navarro-Rovira follows the historian Jean-Marc Regnault, and his the research work on the politician Pouvana’a a O’opa. For both of them, there is no longer any doubt, Pouvana’a was a victim of reason...

Eric Lavaine, French filmmaker and President of the FIFO jury, will discover French Polynesia through this 15th edition. Interview with a filmmaker whose leitmotif is: humor and the story of men and women.   “Like most Europeans, my perception of French Polynesia is probably based on clichés....

    The film entries for FIFO 2018 are now open. The FIFO canoe is continuing its journey in our islands or beyond our reefs as we are already preparing the next event. The 15th FIFO will be taking place from 3-11 February 2018 at Te Fare Tauhiti...

The script-writing marathon, an all-day event, took place on Thursday, February 9. Nine people registered for the competition. At stake, the aspiring writer who wins the prize for best screenplay will win a plane ticket to an international destination.   As of 8am, the festival-goers are in...

Stuart page is the director of How Bizarre. This documentary portrays an artist, Paul Fuemana, and a group OMC, who achieved success with an international hit before going bankrupt. This Wednesday February 8, is the anniversary of the one who was nicknamed Pauly. He would’ve...

Dan Taulapapa McMullin is a UFO. Director of 100 Tikis, this fa'afafine (mahu) is a clever mix of crazy artist and thoughtful, committed Oceanian. 100 Tikis, you love it or you hate it.   Sometimes disturbing, this film is a bombardment of images, Oceanic clichés, the myth...

  Four years ago at the FIFO, several festival directors met to develop an idea: a grouping of the Pacific festivals whose objective would be to promote and help audiovisual production in this region. Today, a name was chosen, Padisa And the structure is taking shape....

President of the Union of audiovisual production in French Polynesia (SPAPF), Christine Tisseau-Giraudel coordinated the overseas film production convention. The representatives of trade unions and associations of the six territories, Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guyana, Réunion, French Polynesia and New Caledonia came to Tahiti last December...