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The TranScreen Film Festival is a multi-day film festival with international films on themes of transgender and/or gender diversity. During TranScreen you can enjoy feature films and shorts, mainstream and experimental, professional and community films from different countries. TranScreen is the largest transgender film festival in Europe.
TranScreen is a cultural and informative film festival on the theme of transgender and gender diversity. The festival aims to show qualitative and challenging films from all over the world. The aim is to increase public awareness to provide the versatility of transgender and gender diverse people.
Simultaneously, TranScreen is an event in which (trans)gender diversity is the norm. A public space where everyone can be themselves in a secure environment. Regardless of gender orientation or sexual preference. A place to meet up and exchange international experiences in a relaxed and spontaneous way.
TranScreen has a clear social mission. Many ‘closet’ transgender people, or those that have left that noun behind long time ago and are no longer within the transgender community, come to TranScreen. Therefore, the festival offers a special meeting. This is an important asset, the impact should not be underestimated.
Ceau, Cinema! Festival de Buzunar came from the need to befriend the people of Timișoara with the European cinema, with their cinema, which has been missing lately from the local scenery.
It all started in 2014 with 4 days of workshops and screenings in Timișoara and Gottlob (a village with the first restored movie theater in Romania’s countryside).
Our mission: to promote European and Romanian films and to prove that they are as catchy and attractive as Hollywood cinema, but much closer to our hearts. And, foremost, that watermelons taste better than popcorn.
The 2nd edition of the Festival Ceau, Cinema! will take place during July 22nd – 26th in Timișoara and Gottlob and it will bring to the public European films, both recent box-office films and independent ones, documentaries and short animations, trying to meet the most various tastes.
Thie 2nd edition of the Festival Ceau, Cinema! includes an international competition section dedicated to feature films (fiction, non-fiction or animation). The call is open for filmmakers from countries with minorities in the Banat region: Armenia, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Israel, Italy, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, Hungary, and also productions which bring into the spotlight different ethnic groups such as Aromanians, Rroma, Tatars.
The Ceau Cinema! Festival Award is endowed with 1,000 euro. The prize will be awarded to the film director. There will also be an Audience Award, in value of 500 euro.
Further details on the competition, the entry form and FAQ are available on www.ceaucinema.ro or through e-mail at: email@example.com.
Black International Cinema Berlin is a yearly interdisciplinary, intercultural film/video festival produced and directed by Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre / THE COLLEGIUM - Forum & Television Program Berlin in association with Cultural Zephyr e.V. and, screens cinema from Africa, the African Diaspora and films from varied intercultural backgrounds or perspectives.
Black International Cinema Berlin originated from the Black Cultural Festival, which was produced and directed by Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre in 1986 for the first time in Europe, a 3-week event in Berlin, which presented the contributions of Black people to world culture through film, theater, dance, music, workshops and seminars, and was an homage to the legendary tap dancer, Carnell Lyons.
The venues were the Theatermanufaktur am Halleschen Ufer from March 3-16, music – dance – theatre; Hochschule der Künste Berlin on March 11, symposium; Kino Arsenal from March 17-23, film.
Organization and Artistic Direction: Prof. Gayle McKinney Griffith (USA/Berlin), Prof. Donald Muldrow Griffith (USA/Berlin), Donald Muldrow McKinney Griffith II (USA/Berlin), Dr. Ntongela Masilela (South Africa); in cooperation with: Prof. Dr. Abdul Alkalimat (USA), Uazuvara Ewald Katjivena (Namibia), Getinet Belay (Ethiopia), Joliba Africa Center; Organization: Erika Gregor (Arsenal Cinema, Germany); Organization Assistance: Annette Koschmieder (Germany)
Since then, Fountainhead® Tanz Théâtre produces and directs the Black International Cinema Berlin each year in Berlin and additionally, in other European and US-American cities.
The festival focuses on presenting works of an artistic, cultural or political nature coinciding with the general educational, social, artistic and economic interest of people from Africa, the African Diaspora and people with an interest in participating in intercultural communication and the resultant interfacing and sharing of educational, social, artistic and economic resources.
Furthermore, Black International Cinema Berlin is open to ALL filmmakers and contributes to better understanding and increasing cooperation between people from various cultural, ethnic, national and religious backgrounds, in order to reduce prejudices and support a peaceful and respectful living together in our multi-faceted society.
"I may not make it if I try, but I damn sure won´t if I don´t..." - Oscar Brown Jr.
"Mankind will either find a way or make one." - C.P. Snow
"Whatever you do..., be cool!" - Joseph Louis Turner
"Yes, I can...!" - Sammy Davis Jr.
"Yes, We can...!" - Barack Obama
An international film festival on nuclear age on the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb. It is dedicated to films about the nuclear question and all aspects of nuclear power: From uranium mining to nuclear waste, from Hiroshima to Chernobyl and Fukushima.
The official poster of the 5th International Uranium Film Festival was inspired by the poster of the 62nd Festival de Cannes 2009, which was itself inspired by a still from Antonioni's l’Avventura (1960). Photo credit: L'Avventura - Michelangelo Antonioni. Société cinématographique Lyre - Cino del Duca ©AFFIF
The cultural organisation Sa. Li. Ro' has since 2009 organised the A. M. Ortigia Film Festival. It takes place on the isle of Ortygia, which is the historic centre of the city of Syracuse. In 2015, the Festival will be celebrating its seventh edition, representing an important milestone in its history. For its seventh edition A.M. Ortigia Film Festival presents an engaging programme of films and events, screening a panorama of national and international films.
For the 2015 edition, the A.M. Ortigia Film Festival is proud to have received Patronage from the Italian National Commission for UNESCO, and to have been included in the Ministry of Arts (MIBACT) initiative VERYBELLO!, an online travel catalogue of the best attractions in Italy created for EXPO 2015.
The A.M. Ortigia Film Festival presents an international competition of first and second feature films. It will also include retrospectives, previews, tributes to great filmmakers, documentaries, latest film productions, emerging filmmakers, focus on emerging national film scenes, masterpieces of film, exhibitions, installations, masterclasses, conversations with filmmakers and other events.
The Camp Cult Classics Fest is a one-of-a-kind gathering of the most outrageous, silly, campy, b-movie, blaxploitation films assembled; alongside award-winning dramas, docs, musicals, exciting thrillers, etc.
Imagine watching a double bill of "Plan 9 From Outer Space" and "West Side Story."
Not only are we seeking the strange, wacky film (shorts or features); we also want your musicals, silent films, films shot on vintage cameras, classic love story films, even films that are Sundance worthy. Both classics and campy are on even planning fields here. And our audiences love it.
In between our Official Selection films, we will be screening a variety of classics like any of the following: Rocky Horror, Stormy Weather, Singing in the Rain, Undercover Brother.
K3 Film Festival takes place in Villach, Austria and is widely recognized for its courageous and thoughtful selection of films. The festival aims to promote the diversity of filmic languages ranging from short films, video art to feature films and documentaries. Deriving from “Kommerz, Kunst, Kino - commerce, art, cinema” K3 seeks to push the boundaries between genres striving for a multifaceted cinematic experience. Situated at the border of three countries (Austria, Italy, Slovenia) it offers a lively experience of diverse cultures and a truly international meeting point.
The Burbank International Film Festival Board of Directors is comprised of talented industry professionals and production executives who work within the studio system. Our festival judges, screening committees, and even many of our volunteers are respected professionals in the motion picture and television industry. Our festival awards categories mirror the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, and The Annie Awards.
Our mission is to promote up-and-coming filmmakers by providing a gateway to expand their careers in the entertainment industry. We shine a light on the unknown talent of today, helping them become the celebrated filmmakers of tomorrow. Not only do we actively champion independent filmmaking, we are one of the few, if not the only film festival in the world that offers film distribution seminars to help filmmakers guide their cinematic vision toward profitability.
SUBMIT YOUR FILM BY APRIL 30
The Burbank International Film Festival is a California non-profit organization operating as a 501C3 tax-exempt corporation
Underwire’s founders Gabriella Apicella and Gemma Mitchell launched the festival in 2010 with the belief that women working in the UK film industry needed more encouragement and a bigger platform for their work. The fact remains that women still make up a small proportion of film creatives, and Underwire looks to recognise the best short work made by women across a range of crafts – from director to cinematographer; screenwriter to editor. Underwire believes that a more gender balanced industry will benefit everyone by creating a diversity of perspectives, stories and experiences for audiences
SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN for the 18th UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival), which runs from October 15-25, 2015 in Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, San Francisco and Stanford University.
UNAFF celebrates the power of international documentary films dealing with human
rights, the environment, protection of refugees, famine, homelessness, racism, disease
control, women's issues, children, universal education, war and peace.
In 2000 all UN member states and at least 23 international organizations committed to
help achieve these Millennium Development Goals by 2015: to eradicate extreme
poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender equality and
empower women, reduce child mortality, improve maternal health, combat HIV/AIDS,
malaria, and other diseases, ensure environmental sustainability and foster a global
partnership for development.
This year’s theme RUNNING OUT OF TIME continues the ongoing celebration of the
Universal Declaration of Human Rights and focuses on time-sensitive aspects of the
Millennium Development Goals.
• Documentaries only
• No production year limit
• No runtime limit – UNAFF accepts both shorts and longs
• Rough-cuts or works-in-progress accepted but please submit as close to the final
cut as possible. UNAFF cannot accept updated versions of a film less than 10 days
before the start of the festival
• Preferred submission format: DVD (NTSC/PAL) or Blu-Ray region 0 or 1
• Alternate submission format: Password-protected online screener with an
expiration date extending through July 31
SUBMISSION PROCESS: Submit via WITHOUTABOX or visit www.unaff.org for
downloadable Entry Form
• $25 for films up to 30 minutes (late deadline $35)
• $35 for films longer than 30 minutes (late deadline is $45)
• Please send a check or money order payable to UNAFF or via PayPal at
www.unaff.org (please enter firstname.lastname@example.org)
• Early Deadline – May 5, 2015*
• Regular Deadline – May 15, 2015*
• Late deadline – May 25, 2015*
MAILING ADDRESS: Please submit screener and payment (if paying via check or money
520 Galvez Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-3084
AWARDS include a CASH prize
• UNAFF Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary $2000
• UNAFF Grand Jury Award for Best Short Documentary $1000
• UNAFF/Stanford Video Award for Cinematography $500
• UNAFF/Stanford Video Award for Editing $500
• UNAFF Youth Vision Award $500
UNAFF provides filmmakers with pass credentials, guest festival passes and some
assistance with lodging and airfare. In addition to screenings, UNAFF provides
filmmakers the opportunity to present their work through panel discussions and Q&As and
to meet distributors and leaders of community organizations.
Questions or comments: Email email@example.com or call (650) 724-5544