It never rains in California? It pours. Man, it pours!! Here is a hello-thankyou ("Mersi!" is thank-you in Romanian) video I did at Cluj Shorts' invitation since I can't attend the fest personally later this month in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. ;-) Original music from the film is "Discovered in Darkness" by Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs.
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"The Martini Effect" by Dawn Westlake has received an early acceptance from FerFilm Festival in Ferizaj, Kosovo for July 2014. Shot & edited by Brandon Bondehagen on Canon's C300, the film was scored by Alvarez-sponsored guitarist Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs. "The Martini Effect" stars Emanuele Secci, Dawn Westlake, David Razowsky & Susan Messing. It was shot on location in Los Angeles, Malibu, Puerto Rico and Barbados in 2013.
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NEW YORK NO LIMITS is currently accepting Feature film entries in any subject, category and language for the 2014 NYNL SUMMIT.
New York No Limits is proud to host its 4th annual Summit, a film festival event, in New York City on November 20th - 22nd at The Wild Project. NYNL is seeking films that express the most vital vision of the filmmaker. Our goal is to program the best in cutting edge film from all countries and to serve as a platform for filmmakers to explore multifaceted content.
Dawn Westlake is featured in Roberto Christo's blog on February 13, 2014: http://robertochristo.blogspot.com.br/
Translation: Long live Dawn Westlake!
Only a few people can make a living in art and culture, even with incentive laws and government edicts (like in Brazil) such a task sometimes seems impossible. But everyone in the world faces such hurdles, especially those who are just starting out. Getting sponsorship is difficult in times of economic surplus, so just imagine during crisis...
Daazo - European Film Centre of Budapest, Hungary released the 2014 Berlinale edition of their WORLD OF SHORTS Magazine this week. Featured along with BAFTA-shortlisted filmmaker Toby Fell-Holden of the UK, Sorayos Prapapan of Thailand, Christina Grosan of Romania/Hungary, Joonas Makkonen of Finland, and Toma Waszarow of Bulgaria, Dawn Westlake of the USA answered the question "Why Make Short Films?" To read all the responses, pick up the magazine at the Berlinale Film Festival and tur...
Windows all over town decorated by the amazing animator David Quinn. Hopefull he will do it again this year for us.
Timeline of the Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival. Just a flavour...
INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART FESTIVAL
OPEN CALL FOR VIDEO ART
1 - 7 AUGUST 2014, VARNA, BULGARIA
VIDEOHOLICA International Video Art Festival in Varna, Bulgaria starts the new open call for video art submissions for its 7th edition.
The 7th VIDEOHOLICA will take place between 1st and 7th August 2014 in Varna, Bulgaria.
This year's edition of VIDEOHOLICA will be accompanied by an international panel discussion on the issues and opportuni...
The Yorkton Film Festival is pleased to announce that it is accepting submissions for its 2014 Festival!
Our call for entries is coming to a close at Midnight, on Friday, January 31st, 2014 (-6:00GMT).
We are North America's longest running film festival, at a robust 67 years young. The festival aims to highlight the best in short Canadian cinema, and honours winners each year at our Golden Sheaf Awards Gala.
The festival runs May 22nd - 25th, in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Call for Entry 2014
The 8th International Short Film Festival Psarokokalo invites filmmakers to submit their entries for the Competition program of the Festival, which shall take place in July 2014.
This edition of the Festival also presents the international competition Psaroloco with films for kids and teenagers.
Deadlines for submission of forms and films: 1st April 2014.
Entry Form & Terms and Regulations for the 8th AISFF PSAROKOKALO www.psarokokalo.gr
"The Martini Effect" will play the Cluj International Film Festival in Cluj-Napoca, Romania March 27-30, 2014. This is the fifth film fest acceptance for the new film from Ron de Cana Productions, Inc and director Dawn Westlake. The film stars Emanuele Secci, known in Italy for his fastweb spot with George Clooney and in the US for his ensemble work in the 2012 Sundance Producers' Award-winning film "Nobody Walks". Music for "The Martini Effect" is by Gregory Jo...
Filmmakers looking for a Screenplay for their next short film? Why not contact a Screenwriter @ ManhattanShort.com... A break down of all screenplays entered into the MANHATTAN SHORT Screenplay competition each year can be found the this link
MANHATTAN SHORT is now accepting Screenplay for its 2014 Screenplay Competition - Screenplays are for short films only - Deadline July 31, 2014. - Register your screenplay for the 2014 Competition at this link:
"The Martini Effect" plays the Grand Junction Film Festival in Colorado on February 15th, 2014. The list of selected short films is here: http://www.gjfilmfest.org/SELECTION.html
Directed by Dawn Westlake, "The Martini Effect" features Emanuele Secci, Dawn Westlake and narrators David Razowsky and Susan Messing. The film was shot on the Canon C300 with Cineprime lenses in Los Angeles and Malibu, with underwater photography in Barbados and Puerto Rico.
For more info on the f...
"Found Objects" will play Westside Shorts in Melbourne, Australia on January 14, 2014 at 8p. For more info, please visit: http://www.angryproductions.org/
"Found Objects" is winner of the Best Screenplay Award at the 2013 CinemAvvenire Film Fest in Rome, Italy. The film stars British actress Jo-Anne Krupa, 5x Emmy Award winner Joey D'Auria, and Emanuele Secci, known in Italy for his fastweb spot with George Clooney and in the US for his ensemble work in the 2012 Sundance...
The festival offers an exclusive look at of the most recent short film production from several countries, in a special cooperation with official film institutes, film schools, festivals, producers, etc
CATALAN SHORT FILMS
The Disorganized Crime - Stephan Hofmann - 15’
The Olive Tree - Frederic Menchón - 16’ - Esp
Mundane Interests Bar Mut - Christian Molina, Ramses Albiñana - 16’42’’
Upcoming Screenplay Contest Winner will be Made into Film
Sunscreen Film Festival partners with Hollywood Production and Distribution companies to produce winning screenplay into film.
Click this link to submit http://sunscreen.ticketmob.com/show.cfm?id=7617&cart
Oct. 22 to January 31, 2014 Regular Deadline
Feb. 1st to Feb. 15, 2014 Late Deadline
Finalists Announced: April 1, 2014
Winner Announced: May 3, 2014 (at Sunscreen Film Festival)
Trailer for MANHATTAN SHORT 2013. Edited by Vito DeCandi at Radical Media
The West Virginia University School of Art and Design is accepting entries to the 5th annual West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival. We seek independent, unique and compelling work in film, experimental video and animation. All interested artists, filmmakers, multimedia enthusiasts are encouraged to submit work for consideration. Student submissions are also encouraged.
Send us your work! http://www.mountaineerfilmfest.org/
Deadline for entries: February 25, 2014 (received)
Noida Interntional Film Festival-14
Feature Films | Short Films | Animations | Documentaries | Music Videos
Regular Submission Deadline: 14 Jan 14
Late Submission Deadline: 22 Jan 14
Festival Date: 8 Feb 14
To download entry form & for more details kindly visit-
For any query write us at NIFF@miniboxoffice.com
Submit your short films to
Hollywood Shorts Reel-14
Submission deadline: 31 Dec 13
To participate kindly follow the link-
RATED SR - Socially Relevant FIlm Festival New York is a festival and film lab that aims to satisfy a market need concentrating on everyday positive human stories. THE MISSION of the Festival is to spotlight filmmakers who are producing films that tackle the social and environmental issues of the day without relying on gratuitous effects, loud soundtracks and sensationalism to draw in an audience.
Rated SR aims to showcase socially relevant films of high artistic v...
Ron de Cana Productions and filmmaker Dawn Westlake are pleased to announce the launch of http://dawnwestlake.com/ a new film portal for the distribution of Ron de Cana films by download and DVD compilation.
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