Take advantage of a discounted submission fee TODAY ONLY!!! Just follow our website instructions. Go to www.nohocinefest.com for details. Submit your film to our 2nd Annual festival, which will take place over week long period in April in the heart of Los Angeles! HURRY!
Enter your film today to be a part of the 2015 Newport Beach Film Festival! The Newport Beach Film Festival regular deadline is DECEMBER 19th.
During the week of the festival, Newport Beach Festival hosts over fifteen special events and mixers, including our intimate Sunset Series receptions for filmmakers, that offer the opportunity to meet fellow filmmakers and industry professionals.
FEATURE FILM: $65
SHORT FILM: $55
The Festival will run from April 23rd to April...
"Games People Play" was selected to another German festival! It plays December 5-6, 2014 in the 24 Hour Film Fest Nuremberg. Filmed in the style of a Sergio Leone 'spaghetti western', "Games People Play" director Dawn Westlake received the news of this new screening just after watching the Luca Verdone doc on Sergio Leone currently playing at the Amarcort Film Festival in Rimini, Italy.
"Games People Play" was shot in Los Angeles on the CanonC500 by Jon Car...
FAO: filmmakers, students and film-lovers in New York City
The Insight Film Festival would like to invite you to a special screening of award-winning short films and Q&A discussion with an expert panel.
This event is taking place from 6.00 p.m. on December 5. 2014, at Theater 006, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York University (Address: 721 Broadway, New York, NY 10003 <see map>).
Full details of this free event can be fo...
Festival date: 21 - 26 April 2015
Submission deadline: 20 January 2015
VAFI is a film festival for animated films made by children or youth under 18 years, but also from 5th edition - film festival for animated films made for children and youth.
So, VAFI has two competative sections: section for animated films MADE BY children or youth - VAFI JUNIOR, and section for animated films made for children and youth - VAFI SENIOR.
VAFI JUNIOR ha...
"Games People Play" was just selected to its ninth festival, the Barossa Film Festival in Barossa, Australia. This is the Pacific/Australia premiere for the latest film by Ron de Cana Productions' Dawn Westlake. The film was shot on the Canon C500 by Jon Carr and scored by Acoustic Labs' Gregory Johnson. David Razowsky and Mark Jacobson star in the film, along with Westlake herself.
To learn more about "Games People Play" and to see a trailer, please visit: http://da...
The 2015 Newport Beach Film Festival will spotlight over 350 films from over 50 different countries, including short and feature length narrative, documentary, animated and student films. In addition to film screenings, the Festival hosts premiere galas, question and answer sessions with filmmakers, and an industry seminar series whose past participants have included Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network), Linda Woolverton (Beauty and the Beast), John Lee Hancock (Saving Mr. Banks), and Joe Walker (1...
Both "The Martini Effect" (2013) and "Games People Play" (2014) from Ron de Cana Productions were presented at the 5th annual Siliguri International Film and Documentary Festival in Siliguri, West Bengal, India from November 15-17th, 2014. The films were written and helmed by Dawn Westlake. Music for both was composed by Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs.
Canon USA, Inc. provided the C300 for the realization of "The Martini Effect". DP was Brandon Bondehagen. The C5...
Whether you've been making films for years or have just gotten started, we invite you to submit your animal-themed films of 10 minutes or less that have been created in the last two years and fall into one of these four categories:
Youth Produced (exacty that:17 years old and younger)
Three films in each category will be chosen as winners by a panel of animal- and film-loving judges.
Dys- and The Cold Heart win Audience Awards at 2014 Cellar Door Film Festival!
Films triumph as audience favourites in CDFF’s inaugural year
OTTAWA, ON – Nov. 12, 2014 – After an enthusiastic first season, Ottawa’s Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) is pleased to announce the two Audience Award winners for CDFF 2014. Dys-, directed by Maude Michaud, wins the Audience Award for Best Feature Film at CDFF ‘14 while The Cold Heart (...
"The Martini Effect" returns to play in Greece in December, after a successful run at the Thess Film Fest in Thessaloniki in October. The film was just selected to the Athens International Digital Film Festival which runs from 1-10 December 2014. This is the 21st film festival acceptance for "The Martini Effect".
For more info on the film and to see a trailer: http://dawnwestlake.com/rondecana/films/themartinieffect/index.html
Ron de Cana Productions' "Games People Play" won bronze at the Riverside Saginaw Film Fest in Michigan, USA on Sat. November 8, 2014. First place was taken by Oscar nominee "Luminaris" with 2nd place captured by festival darling "Electric Indigo".
"Games People Play" was helmed by writer/director Dawn Westlake. Jon Carr shot the film on the CanonC500 and edited on Adobe Premiere. "Games..." was scored by Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs. The...
We have created many festivals in cities around the world and now we are taking on the virtural one. Each month we want to showcase a short and a feature that we think the world needs to see and we will do our best to promote it for you.
So, let us see what you have. Anything is open game. Nothing is too experimental. And, if are thinking of making a film and have yet to do so, stop reading and go out and make something!
"Shimmer" is the winner for Best Short Film in this year's festival! Congratulations to Ko-Min Lin, the director and writer of "Shimmer", for winning this award and the Sony Vegas Pro prize!
To catch a glimpse of this mind-opening Taiwanese film, please watch the trailer below!
"Games People Play" is a finalist for the grand cash prize in the Riverside Saginaw Film Festival in Saginaw, Michigan, USA running November 6-9, 2014. Amongst the nine finalists with "Games People Play" are the multi-lauded international hits "Electric Indigo" from Jean-Julien Collette and the Oscar-nominated "Luminaris" from Juan Pablo Zaramella.
This is the US premiere for "Games People Play" which has been previously selected for festivals i...
Breaking news from Peru! Ron de Cana Productions' "Games People Play" will also play the FENACO International Film Festival in Cusco, Peru November 12-15, 2014. Earlier, it had been announced that Ron de Cana's "The Martini Effect" would be presented in this year's international competition. With two films vying for prizes, director/producer/writer Dawn Westlake will be in attendance at the festival.
"Games People Play" was shot on the Canon C500 by Jon...
Dawn Westlake was recently interviewed by Cortos Verdes Internacional, an online cinema magazine out of Mexico. To read the full interview (in Spanish) click here: http://cortosverdes.blogspot.mx/2014/11/dawn-westlake-directora-productora.html
We are delighted to announce that we will be holding The Cambridge Strawberry Shorts Film Festival 2015 on the evening of Friday 5th June.
Cambridge Strawberry Shorts is a well established and respected short film festival run under the umbrella of Cambridge Cinema Shorts. The festival is an important event in the Cambridge City calender. It enjoys national support and has international recognition. Each year we try to add a little extra, keeping it fresh and alive, and encouraging continued ...
Congratulations again to Patrick Ryder and Del Mak, the directors of "Shift", for winning the award for Best Super Short Film! Along with this award, they have also received the Sony Vegas Pro Software as their prize for creating such an amazing dance film.
If you didn't make it to the screening of "Shift" at our festival, you can check out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGn76ygoOrY
Dear FilmFestivals.com readers,
Our latest Insight Film Festival initiative is to get Yeshey Namgyal (a Bhutanese award-winning filmmaker) to New York City, to receive the prestigious PLURAL+ Insight Award 2014 in person.
We have entered the last few days of raising money for an Indiegogo campaign to raise money for this to happen.
Worldwide response has been incredible … but we still need to rais...
We are now seeking submission for our November 8th Short Round, to be held in the Picturehouse Cinema in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Submissions welcome from filmmakers of all skill levels, we are looking for excellent shorts made by talented people - wherever they may be! Max length 15 mins
Please send your film with a download link in your prefered format to firstname.lastname@example.org, we look forward to reviewing your entries!
All the best,
Short Round Team
Another eXperiment by Women Film Festival (AXWFF) promotes and screens moving images in any media, made by women, that encourage critical thinking and dialogue.
ANOTHER EXPERIMENT BY WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL (AXW for short) GIVES WOMEN’S WORK A REAL TIME & SPACE IN NYC!!
Presented through NEW FILMMAKERS NEW YORK
Wednesday November 19 , 2014 — 7:00pm
Anthology Film Archives, 2nd Avenue & 2nd Street, New York, NY
admission: suggested donation $6
Micro-movie Film Festival
The Cardora Film Festival has four main goals.
1) We want to encourage the making of high quality, intelligent, charming and uplifting movies, starting with micro-movies (around 1 - 2 minutes long).
2) We have developed a viral platform so that your film will be seen by a much larger number of people than any normal festival....
Ottawa’s Cellar Door Film Festival is excited to announce the line-up for its inaugural festival, which screens in Ottawa November 7-9, 2014. All screenings take place at Club SAW and are generously supported by CDFF’s presenting sponsor, The School for Studies in Art and Culture at Carleton University, as well as supporting sponsors the Alumni Association of Carleton University, GNA Heating and Cooling, The Haunted Walk of Ottawa, and Used Ottawa. CDFF presents Ottawans with their...
"Games People Play" has been selected to the Braunschweig International Film Festival in Germany for November 11-16, 2014. The film's composer, Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs, is in the running for the festival's coveted LEO Award. Greg is an Alvarez featured guitarist. "Games People Play" was written and directed by Dawn Westlake and shot on the Canon C500 by Jon Carr, who also edited and did visual effects. The film stars David Razowsky and Mark Jacobson, along wi...