65th Venice Film Festival 2008
by Globetrotter on 27 August 2008EN
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The Venice Film Festival is the oldest film festival in the world. They were founded by Count Giuseppe Volpi di Misurata in 1932. In 2008 the festival takes place from 27th August to 6th September. The main awards are the "Golden Lions".
Two & a half Men filming location The "Two & a half Men" beach house flyover scene was filmed at the Malibu Colony near Malibu Lagoon. The actual film set is located at the Warner Brothers Studios http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x40l9x_two-a-half-men-behind-the-scenes_shortfilms - so unfortunately the house is not real and can't be visited. Sorry folks! 2008 FIA Formula One World Championship Race Calendar AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX (Melbourne): 14 - 16 Mar MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX (Kuala Lumpur): 21 - 23 Mar BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX (Bahrain): 04 - 06 Apr GRAN PREMIO DE ESPANA 2008 (Catalunya): 25 - 27 Apr TURKISH GRAND PRIX (Istanbul): 09 - 11 May GRAND PRIX DE MONACO 2008 (Monte Carlo): 22 - 25 May GRAND PRIX DU CANADA 2008 (Montreal): 06 - 08 Jun GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE 2008 (Magny-Cours): 20 - 22 Jun BRITISH GRAND PRIX (Silverstone): 04 - 06 Jul GROSSER PREIS VON DEUTSCHLAND 2008 (Hockenheim): 18 - 20 Jul MAGYAR NAGYDIJ 2008 (Budapest): 01 - 03 Aug GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE (Valencia): 22 - 24 Aug BELGIAN GRAND PRIX (Spa-Francorchamps): 05 - 07 Sep GRAN PREMIO D'ITALIA 2008 (Monza): 12 - 14 Sep SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX (Singapore): 26 - 28 Sep JAPANESE GRAND PRIX (Fuji Speedway): 10 - 12 Oct CHINESE GRAND PRIX (Shanghai): 17 - 19 Oct GRANDE PREMIO DO BRASIL 2008 (Sao Paulo): 31 Oct - 02 Nov Mount St. Elias: Die längste Ski-Abfahrt der Welt Die zwei österreichischen Extrem-Skifahrer Axel Naglich und Peter Ressmann befahren im August 2007 erstmals die mit 35 km längste Ski-Abfahrt der Welt: vom Gipfel des Mount St. Elias (Kanada/USA) bis zum Golf von Alaska. Die gewaltige Tour wurde verfilmt und kommt im November 2009 in die Kinos. Carrie Bradshaw's apartment This is the entrance to Carrie Bradshaw's apartment in the TV series/movie 'Sex and the city' starring Sarah Jessica Parker: Perry Street, West Village, New York City. Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay The 2008 Olympic Torch Relay takes place from March 25 to August 8, 2008. At first the torch will get lit by the sun rays at a special ceremony in Olympia/Greece. Afterwards it is brought to Beijing to start a journey through the whole world. Most of the time the torch is carried by runners. House of "Malcolm in the middle" House where the hit series "Malcolm in the middle" was filmed: 12334 Cantura Street, Studio City, Los Angeles [Update] Unfortunately the house has been torn down. So sad :-( The map and the Streetview imagery already show the new house! "King of Queens" house This is the Heffernan house featured in the "King of Queens" sitcom starring Kevin James, Leah Remini and Jerry Stiller. The interior scenes were shot in the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California - the house is located in New Jersey (not Queens/New York). Source (thanks!): http://www.iamnotastalker.com/2009/10/30/the-king-of-queens-house House where 'Charmed' was filmed This is the house where the three sisters Prue, Piper & Phoebe Halliwell lived in the TV series 'Charmed' (1998 - 2006). The house is located in LA but the series takes place in San Francisco. "The Nanny" house This is the Nanny mansion in New York City. "The Nanny" was a sitcom from 1993-1999 with Fran Drescher. Full House filming location The filming location of Full House (1987 - 1995 starring the Olsen twins) in San Francisco. House of 'The Wonder Years' This is the house which appeared in the TV series 'The Wonder Years' (1988 - 1993). Crocodile Trophy 2008 The Crocodile Trophy - one of the hardest mountainbike races on earth - takes place in Queensland, Australia. On the right side of the coast you can see the Great Barrier Reef. Track: Mareeba – Cape Tribulation Date: October 21 – October 30, 2008 Distance: 10 Stages, 1400 km HOME - featured movie locations We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth's climate. The stakes are high for us and our children. Watch the film here for free: http://www.youtube.com/movie?v=jqxENMKaeCU&feature=mv_sr Photos of HOME: http://www.yannarthusbertrand2.org/index.php?option=com_datsogallery&Itemid=27&func=detail&catid=110&id=2300&p=1&l=1280&lang=en GoodPlanet Foundation http://www.goodplanet.org/en Filming location of Desperate Housewives The film location "Wisteria Lane" of Desperate Housewives is located at the Universal Studios in Hollywood. "Couples Retreat" movie resort in Bora Bora The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort (fictional Eden resort) was used as filming location for the movie "Couples Retreat" starring Vince Vaughn and Kristin Davis. Basic Instinct House This is the cool seaside house of Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone) in the movie Basic Instinct. It was last owned by Steve Fossett who died in a plane crash in 2007. UEFA EURO 2008 Vom 7. bis 29. Juni 2008 findet in Österreich und der Schweiz die 13. UEFA Fußball Europameisterschaft statt. Hier sind alle Austragungsorte, Public Viewings und Fanmeilen eingezeichnet. 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' House This is the house where 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' (Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie) lived in the 2005 movie. Jurassic Park filming locations Kaua'i and O'ahu, Hawaii were used for the exterior shots for the Hit movie Jurassic Park (1993, Steven Spielberg). Filming location of "The Beach" Original filming location of the movie "The Beach" (2000) - Island Ko Phi Phi Le in Thailand.