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“Keep on Keepin’ On” Documentary about Jazz Legend, Clark Terry (Trumpeter)

    The jazz performance at the end of "Keep on Keepin' On" held exclusively for Amex card members on Saturday night, April 19, 2014, may have been in the top 10, if not the #1 event, from the highlights of the Tribeca Film Festival since it’s inception. Five beautiful jazz songs were performed by a myriad of artists, one of whom being, a student of Clark Terry’s, Justin Kauflin, on piano. First time film director from Australia, Al...

Selling your short: JUST DO IT

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SELLING YOUR SHORT NORTH AMERICA Canadian Reflections Showcase of independent short films through broadcasts in Canada. VTape Toronto distributor with searchable database for educators and curators. CFMDC: Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre Distributor for international independent films, specializing in festivals and industry conferences. (Distribution Services) C...

10 Crowdfunding Sites To Fuel Your Project

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Interesting article  http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/crowdfunding-sites/ by Alvaris Falcon.  Alvaris is a web designer, developer and staff writer for Hongkiat.com. Do you have a dream? No, not the kind you get from eight hours of sleep, a dream dream. Your legacy to leave in this world that people will remember you buy. You know, like creating an epic video game, or recording a great music album, or the next social network to take the world by storm? Never hurts to dream big...

Peace in the Streets Global Film Festival

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PEACE IN THE STREETS GLOBAL FILM FESTIVAL!   How can you create Peace in the Streets?! Show use by making a short film with ANY device! All ages under 18!     For more information Visit us at OUR WEBSITE: http://peaceinthestreetsfest.com/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/peaceinthestreets TWITTER: https://twitter.com/@psgfilmfest GOOGLE+ :https://plus.google.com/u/0/+Psgff INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/psgfilmfest ...

UPDATE Shorts Showcase

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Hello Everyone!   Here are films that have made it on to the circut and are airing tonight! On Shorts Showcase PBS-KCVR Saterday April, 19, 2014 at 11:00 THE LAST MARBLE Sometimes children teach us what we can never learn from adults. Every child has the ability to create something beautiful. This story is about a nine year old street kid who makes things from metal scrap and junk. After his most precious marble creation is shattered he embarks on a little adventurous journey to ...

New York: First Time Fest April 3-7, 2014

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A rapidly growing number of films resulting from new low cost production technologies and the rising number of young filmmakers have made the identification and subsequent exposure of outstanding independent films and their release on different platforms problematic.  As members of the FTF Critical Eye film criticism panel noted, it is impossible to track all the films which are a produced, many of which will never see the light of the day.  A significant number of the close to 800 fil...

TFF 2014 Review: Gabriel

By Maria Esteves – April 19, 2014 Lou Howe’s directorial debut of GABRIEL premiered during the 13th Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA theatre, New York, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The post premiere Q&A session immediately followed with director Howe, lead actor Rory Culkin, cast and crew members moderated by artistic director Frederic Boyer, Tribeca Film Festival. Questions posed by Boyer and the audience to director Howe and cast included: “Describe the film style, th...

“Super Duper Alice Cooper” Spotlight at Tribeca Film Festival 2014

  In the 80′s, if you wanted to attend a concert, you would either have to dial up on rotary phones to countless busy signals, OR else wait in line OVERNIGHT at the ticket outlet for a chance to see U2, Rush, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, or Bon Jovi. There was no point and click on ticketmaster or stubhub.com, and show up with a print out from your home computer option. The “Godfather of Shock Rock,” ALICE COOPER, who rumor had it, “bit the heads of...

Interview with producer Gabe Cowan

New Artists Alliance's partners Gabe Cowan and John Suits are two of the most prolific producers of indie filmmaking today. While most industry players will attest to how hard it is to even finish one film in today's uber competitive climate, this indie powerhouse team is cranking out 5-6 new films a year and going on strong. When asked how they do it, Gabe just replies with a solar smile: “We don't sleep”. Most recent on the NAA slate are two debut films at the 2014...

A Week in Festivals. Newsletter 639 - Filmfestivals.com

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Director Fatih Akin Pulls his film "The Cut" OUT from Cannes Film Festival - Why?

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  Editorial by Laurie Gordon Opinions are solely those of the author.  for VIDEO INTERVIEW scoll down   Why has Fatih Akim pulled his buzz buzz film The Cut from the Cannes Film Festival OFFICIAL selection? Was this truly for "personal reasons" as the director has stated? Why on earth? Cineuropa reports that Akin has pulled "The Cut" from Cannes citing "personal reasons," and that's about all the explanation given. T...

“Human Capital”/”Il Capitale Umano” WORLD NARRATIVE COMPETITION at The Tribeca Film Festival 2014

"Human Capital” in Italian with English subtitles, is set in Italy and France, stars two of Italy’s finest actresses, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (Carla), and Valeria Golino (Roberta Morelli), and is part of the World Narrative Competition. Divided into four chapters, all the shots are reshot from a different characters perspective, their lives intersect, they all know one another, and they are all in crisis; exploring feelings of loneliness, being a social outcast, losin...

New York: New Directors / New Films, March 19-30, 2014

Now in its 43nd year, the renowned New Directors/New Films festival, presented jointly by The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, introduces New York audiences to the work of emerging or not-yet-established filmmakers from around the world.  With a focus on diversity, original narratives, and outstanding direction, the programmers from MOMA and the Film Society selected features by innovative film makers from recent film festivals but also from individual sub...

CDFF Promo Reel Challenge Winner

The Cellar Door Film Festival is pleased to announce the winner of the Promo Reel Challenge! First place goes to Janet Heatherington for her entry 'No Wine, Just Spirits'. The CDFF congratulates Janet on her creative and entertaining entry. We are excited to use this promo reel to help spotlight Ottawa as a setting for the sinister and the supernatural.   View the promo reel here:   About Cellar Door Film Festival   Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) aims to be Ott...

Remembering Gabriel Jose Garcia Marquez

   Quotes It always amuses me that the biggest praise for my work comes for the imagination, while the truth is that there's not a single line in all my work that does not have a basis in reality. The problem is that Caribbean reality resembles the wildest imagination."                   From The Paris Review Interviews, Gabriel García Márquez, The Art of Fiction No. 69 A...

Nicole GARCIA, Jury President for Caméra d’or Award in Cannes

Actress, director and screenwriter Nicole GARCIA is to preside over the Jury for this year’s Caméra d’or award for the best debut film at Cannes. In this opportunity to champion an up-and-coming director she joins the ranks of previous Jury Presidents Bong Joon-Ho, Gael García Bernal, Carlos Diegues and Agnès Varda, who have all in the past contributed their experience and passion for cinema to the deliberations.   “Presiding over the Caméra...

Tribeca Film Festival 2014

  The Festival began last night, Wednesday, April 16, with one film about, Nas (a hip hop artist), called “Time is Illmatic.” Thursday, April 17, however, was a movie lovers candy store. In ONE DAY, the topics ranged from rock stars/”Super Duper Alice Cooper,”  fashion/”Dior and I,” drug deals/the Spike Lee executively produced, “Manos Sucias,” hot dogs/”Famous Nathan,” Montana/”Fishtail,” and finally, ...

THE END OF FACEBOOK. Ever thought of paying facebook to 'boost' or promote your film and get more likes? THINK AGAIN!

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Watch this crazy video and learn how FB is deliberately diluting your fb likes with fake people to reduce your organic reach, even if you pay to 'boost' your likes/fan page. Crazy! http://www.booooooom.com/2014/02/25/end-facebook/ ...

THE END OF FACEBOOK. Ever thought of paying facebook to 'boost' or promote your film and get more likes? THINK AGAIN!

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Watch this crazy video and learn how FB is deliberately diluting your fb likes with fake people to reduce your organic reach, even if you pay to 'boost' your likes/fan page. Crazy! http://www.booooooom.com/2014/02/25/end-facebook/ ...

Transcendence, Review

Transcendence Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp), a scientist and leading researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence. He is working to create a machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known, with the full range of human emotions.  His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists, belonging to a secret society named RIFT, who will do whatever it takes to stop him. RIFT beli...

Cannes reveals the list of Films in Official Selection.

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SUBMISSIONS UNTIL 31ST JULY | 3 TE/RD FFFILM PROJECT - FAMILY FICTION FILM PROJECT

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FFFilm Project (Family Fiction Film Project) é um ciclo de vídeo e cinema que explora diversas possibilidades em torno da temática família/familiar. Na era da democratização do uso da imagem são cada vez mais os objectos produzidos na intimidade e na precariedade dos recursos de produção. Existe uma nova forma de fazer filmes e de contar histórias. Público e privado ou global ou local, são relações ...

Cannes reveals the list of Films in Official Selection.

Check the video capture of the press conference for the 67th Festival de Cannes, during which the 2014 Official Selection was announced, took place on Thursday, 17th April in Paris. Check the Line-up IN COMPETITION   Opening Film           Olivier DAHAN GRACE DE MONACO 1h43 ...

Son of God reviewed

Son of God Making a television series or a feature film on a holy book or a historical figure comes with not one but many occupational hazards, like: *Do you picturise every bit in the text, in order to give a complete picture? Or do you exercise editorial discretion, at the cost of committing the sin of omission? *Do you take everything literally, interpreting the facts to the best of your ability? Or do you go for interpretations and the use of explanatory dialogue/silence, as the narrati...

Cannes Announces its Final Selection

...well you will have to wait a little bit. The conference begins at 11.00 Paris time on the Champs Elysées...The UGC Normandie is getting ready to host 700 media. Marcello Marcello...We love you! Cannes reveals the list of Films in Official Selection. Check the video capture of the press conference for the 67th Festival de Cannes, during which the 2014 Official Selection was announced, took place on Thursday, 17th April in Paris. Check the Line-u...
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