LOCAL SUGAR is going to The Financing Forum for Kid's Content in Malmo, Sweden! (Sorry if I missed an umlaut--I'm fighting the text editor...)
Local Sugar is a family-friendly, Louisiana-set animated feature screenplay that has been winning and placing high in various contests--time to talk to people who can get movies made, no matter where on Earth that takes me!
If you're a fan of animation and storie
It begins with two friends at a dining table, trying to fix a day for their drinks and dinner to celebrate one of them getting married. They cannot find any convenient date, because, due to sheer bad luck, there is a string of ‘Dry Days’ looming ahead. Dry Days are so named, in India, not because there is no rainfall on these days (there could be plenty of rain on a Dry Day) but because the Indian government bans the sale and consumption of alcohol on national and religious holiday...
Siraj Syed reviews Haraamkhor: Harmful to the core
Haraamkhor: A derisive term, having its roots in Persian (Farsi) and widely used in present-day Urdu and Hindi. Haraamkhor literally means one who feeds on ill-begotten food, haraam meaning immoral, or not kosher, the antonym of halaal, right and approved. Khor refers to eater, or consumer, from the Persian verb khordan, to eat. Some prefer to spell the word beginning with a qh, to distinguish from the kh sound, which is less guttural and not...
Join us for a night of laughs and liquor on January 27th! NYC Independent Film Festival's January Indie Night will be a screening of our best comedy shorts from past festivals. Your first drink is on us with a free drink ticket included with your screening ticket.
The Universe of Scotch and Haagen-Dazs (2016)
Crowd Control (2016)
Kinder: Tinder for Kids (2016 Short Sketch Comedy Video Winner)
The Dynamic Double Standard (2016)
The Inventor of the Wheel (2016)
Siraj Syed reviews Wajah Tum Ho: Rapists and therapists, aka Serial Killing on a News Channel
Some people just deserve to die.
There must be a mistake. Are you talking to me? Are you suggesting that I have done something that ...
No, not you.
The corrupt Assistant Commissioner of Police who preys on young lovers in parking lots, and extorts sex the teenage girl-friend in a guest-house, in return for letting them off.
Isn’t this the same cop who is blackmailing a Mumbai-ba...
Today is the regular deadline for submissions! Submit your film today for your chance to win awesome prizes like Sony Catalyst Production Suite, iActing Studios yearly subscriptions, and $1,000 Cash! Submit through our official website or on the following sites: FilmFreeway, Withoutabox, Film Festival Life, Festhome, and Click For Festivals!
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Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema Submssions Open Trailer
Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema Submssions Open Trailer
The jury for feature films fiction composed by Rosario Ruiz Rodgers (Colombia), Francois Jost (France), Lucas Paraizo (Brazil) has decided unanimously to award the prize for Best Feature Fiction to Lampedusa (Austria) by Peter Schreiner
For its beautiful cinematoraphic black and white treatment and a rigorous cinematic style. A touching theme film. A beautiful and risky coherent proposal in its development.
The jury for feature films fiction composed of Rosario Ruiz Rodgers (Colombia), Francois Jost (France), Lucas Paraizo (Brazil) has decided unanimously to award the prize for Best Feature Fiction to Lampedusa (Austria) by Peter Schreiner
For its beautiful black and white cinematographic treatment and a rigorously cinematic style. A touching theme film. A beautiful and risky proposal coherent in its development.
ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival has been dedicated to the discovery and advancement of the very best independent filmmakers from around the world for twelve years now. Often described as Europe’s answer to Sundance, our annual festival showcases films that demonstrate quality, innovation, and creativity in both form and content. These qualities are judged in 14 categories, and compete for 25 awards. Jury members come from around the globe, have a variety of backgr...
HELLO, Everyone! We’ve got NEWS.
Winter is coming, yet summer's on our mind. Our second edition of The Black Sea Festival is now OPEN for SUBMISSIONS [http://blackseafilm.ro/submit/].
News, FEATURE FILM is eligible, now [Narrative, Documentary, Animation & Experimental],
GOOD luck to you all!
We are spotlighting the best indie films by female filmmakers in Films By Her screening! Join us for a two hour screening of the best narrative shorts and animated works from the 2014, 2015, and 2016 Festival editions with your first drink on us!
Buy your tickets today and enter automatically for a 2017 VIP pass raffle at the screening.
One Thousand and One Teardrops
MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!
OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.
All Genres accepted. Fiction or Non-Fiction. Must be over 70 minutes in length.
All Genres accepted from all countries around the world. Must be under 40 minutes in length. May be Fiction or Non-Fiction.
Non-Fiction Documentaries covering any subject or genre. Subm...
Siraj Syed reviews Shivaay: She: Vaay? He: Vaay not?
Shivaay is a balanced film, in a convoluted kind of way. There is a germ of a story and there is major plagiarism of tracks from both Hollywood and Indian films. There is breath-taking action and there are pointless stunts. There is high proficiency acting and there is insult to talent. There is a small component of genuine humour and a large dose of unintentionally silly moments. There is organic unity in the screenplay when you match the ...
Siraj Syed reviews Fuddu: Fuddy Duddy Cuddy in the Nuddy
You wouldn’t use this f word if you called yourself a gentleman. In their wisdom, the makers of this misbegotten enterprise have named it Fuddu. Heaven knows why. I cannot recall even one occasion in the film when the word as mouthed, probably because the locale is Mumbai and the characters are all from Varanasi, where the culture is anything but Punjabi. Some Punjabis, and maybe Delhi-ites, who revel in the use of colourful langu...
Siraj Syed reviews Tutak Tutak Tutiya: Horromedyance
What binds the Tutak Tutak Tutiya team is their south Indian connection. Most of the actors are either native to the lower regions of the country or got their breaks in films made there, before moving to their base to Mumbai. In addition, the story and direction are also credited to names that live there. It is a tri-lingual film though, milking the opportunity, and hoping to kill three birds with one stone. So, you have Devi in Tamil and A...
Foco Peter Schreiner – encerrados en el desierto (imprisoned in the desert)
Que quedará de este desierto?
Detesto mis miedos. Dónde podré buscar refugio?
Pensando sin sentir? Sintiendo sin pensar?
Mi vida es como una casa en el margen del desierto dónde me siento tan seguro como encerrado.
Las películas del foco a Peter Schreiner existen en un punto s...
New prize alert! 2017 Best Director winner will leave NYC Indie Film Fest with a $1,000 cash prize! 2017 Best Actor and Actress winners will have a free year-long subscription of online classes with iActing Studios (750 USD value). Submit today for your chance to win! http://bit.ly/1Jcd2Q1
You will be surprised at what we have in store for you. MiSciFi 2017 is nearly here. We are creating an amazing line up of films, long, short, screenplays, plus more!
In a few short weeks, tickets will go on sale, rooms will be ready to be booked. I have my armor, do you?
LES NOUVEAUX ALCHIMISTES EXPERIMENTAL
AUSTRIA | 130 minutes | 2015
Peter Schreiner’s abstract, internal narrative based on experience. On the island of Lampedusa, fate brings Zakaria and Giulia together. He’s an ex-fighter in the Somalian civil war; she’s an Italian tourist on the lam. Borrowing from both documentary and fiction, Schreiner shuns explanation in favour of questioning and seeking. In con...
"CONTENT IS A WOMAN"