The new mediascape is cross-platform, on-demand and multilingual
Across all sectors, personalised, on-demand service is no longer a luxury, but an expectation. When consuming media, users are looking for accessible, quality content across all platforms, at all times, in all languages. For the audiovisual translation sector this presents a huge challenge, but also a great opportunity. Never before has there been such high demand for professional media translation services, but these new time...
EFM Industry Debates 2016: Producers as Entrepreneurs, the Boom in High-end TV Series in Europe, and Korea’s Growing Influence on South East Asian Cinema
Now in its tenth year, the EFM Industry Debates is again focussing - in three panel discussions with top experts - on current issues in the film and media industry. The debates are being presented for the fifth time by the IFA, the leading global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, and official partner of t...
Kodak and Sundance Institute are collaborating to support the Institute’s preservation efforts while also supporting independent filmmakers who are using motion picture film. As part of the new alliance, Kodak is providing film to the Sundance Institute’s Archives, which hosts a wealth of images, tapes and artifacts preserved over its rich 35-year history. Kodak is also creating 35mm exhibition prints for filmmakers who originated their projects on film and those with features in the...
Uber has already taken over the roads in most major cities. Now it’s getting ready to take over the skies this week at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The San Francisco company is partnering with aircraft manufacturer Airbus Group SE for a pilot program that will let Sundance attendees hail a helicopter ride from the Uber app.
Panavision, the entertainment industry’s leading designer, manufacturer and rental provider of high-precision optics and camera systems, has reached a distribution agreement with Ludwig Kameraverleih in Germany. The highly regarded rental facility will now be able to provide filmmakers in the region with Panavision’s extensive range of spherical and anamorphic lenses, including the popular Primo 70 series for larger sensor digital cameras. ...
HOW IT WORKS
First off, welcome to SFC! Our mission is to become the most comprehensive and feature-rich short film website possible. We need your help to build our community and achieve our goals, so read this page and discover how you can benefit from and contribute to our site!
WHAT CAN THIS SITE DO FOR ME?
The goals of the current version of the site are:
1. to provide entertainment and information for film lovers Anyone who loves to watch movies and short films c...
The idea for Short Film Connection was born in Switzerland in 2014 and ever since its inception, a global team of individuals have been working together to realize the common goal of building a great short film website.
Collectively, we have extensive experience in organizing short film festivals and producing film shorts as well. In addition, we’re great believers in the power of Internet and our aim is to explore news production & distribution models for short films.
Wiper is a free messaging and calling app with fun new ways to enjoy music and video.
And now, home to amazing independent films!
Wiper is based in NYC. We love independent filmmakers and their films. The festival is one way we are building a better platform for your work to find an audience and the financial rewards that come with it.
Wiper is a fast growing app with fun new ways to enjoy films and music. It has been the #1 app in 25 countries and has over 18 million users.
Through the fe...
Dieter Kosslick visiting the Berlinale Street Food Market
Once more the 66th Berlinale wants to whet your appetite: also for good food. For the third year the Berlinale Street Food Market will provide festival visitors with a selection of slow food treats from around the world. The food trucks will again be set up on Joseph-von-Eichendorff-Gasse at the corner of Alte Potsdamer Straße - so to speak, at the heart of the festival.
“With ‘food on wheels’ in ...
International Film Festival NORTH HOLLYWOOD
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WATCH THE 2016 SIZZLE REEL
IFFNoHo celebrates the art of filmmaking, helps support a community of artists and showcases North Hollywood as an entertainment and travel destination. A film festival by filmmakers for filmmakers.
1st annual FILM FESTIVAL/ APRIL 28 - MAY 1, 2016
IFFNoHo is designed to be a launch pl...
Cornèr Bank (Overseas) Limited and the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) will team up for the first time this year in an exciting new sponsorship deal. Cornèr Bank is launching the 2015 Bahamas International Film Festival Mobile App, as well as putting its support behind the festival’s World Cinema and Latin America Film sidebars and receptions. This exclusive partnership with the festival was announced today by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool.
At the 23rd jury session of the World Cinema Fund (WCF), the jury recommended contributing to the funding of ten film projects.
Four film projects – from Myanmar, Turkey, Chad and Senegal - were suggested for production funding. In addition, distribution funding was recommended for the German cinema release of a film from Venezuela.
Within the framework of the WCF Europe programme, production funding was proposed for projects from Brazil, Argentina and Chile. ...
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When FrameForge Previz Studio was awarded an Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, it had a lot of good company: its users.
They've won Emmy's, Genies, Geminis, Lumieres, and yes, even Academy Awards. And while they deserve all the credit for those awards...
Global Short Film Awards recognize excellence in highly creative and imaginative films under 15 minutes long. These short films will be suitable to meet the increasing content demand for intelligent phones, digital and hand held devices as well as internet, commercial, art, science and educational applications. For the premier issue, finalists and a winner will be selected in 2-D and 3-D formats in each category.
HOW TO ENTER: Submit the onl...
Submissions are now open for the 7th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival! Send us your films today and help us make 2016 our best year yet!
There are several ways in which you can submit your movie. You can use one of the specialized websites on the right, or you can fill out the form below and send us a link to your movie, or you can print this regular mail form if you want to send us a DVD.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us...
In 2016, WoFF returns for its third edition with great energy and ideas, generated from a wonderful 2015 festival.
Our focus remains on independent cinema from all around the globe, by showcasing the work of first feature filmmakers and female directors in our two main sections, First Features and The Female Perspective, respectively.
The festival has four categories in competition:
*First Feature Film Competition
*Best Short Film Competition
*Feature in t...
The 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival and Film Conference/Film Market, scheduled for August 11-20, 2016 at the world famous TCL Chinese 6 Theatres, is now accepting submissions. (www.withoutabox.com/login/4655) HSFF, 4 times named to MovieMaker Magazine “Top 25 Fests Worth the Entry Fee” lists, has featured over 400 projects showcasing stars and filmmakers including Sofia Loren, Bill Plympton, Anthony and Joe Russo, and Felicia Day.
In 2015, HSFF a...
Deutsche Bank has just published a report on the prospects of the satellite industry.
No profit warning, but warning signs over video continue,” the Bank writes in its Fixed Satellite Services industry update.
After 3 profit warnings/guidance cuts in the past 6months, 3Q reporting from the satellite groups has seen no major misses. Good news? Far from it. In a period without major launches, we are in a good position to judge underlying growth for the ind...
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Indywood Film Market
IFM is a premier trade market for the film industry professionals facilitating sales and promotion of international cinemas to Indian market and the sales of Indian Cinema to international arena.
2015 Nov 15 to 18 Hotel LE MERIDIEN, Kochi - India
9:15am – 12:45pm
A good pitch can get a bad film made while a bad pitch can leave a terrific project languishing on the shelf. Pitching is part art (it’s creative), part science (it needs to follow a tight script) and part sales (you have to wow them). Conference attendees will learn the essential rules and tools of pitching from the experts.
The 2-Minute Pitches
Volunteers selected in advance will pitch to our expert panel. They will give unvarnish...
Following up with an invitation to download Theater Ears for our AFM demo screenings that are coming up. Theater Ears translates movies in the theater for iPhone and Android users into any language. Theater Ears is an official sponsor of AFM this year.
App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/theater-ears/id1011285354?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.theaterears
After downloading the app and installing, ju...
Enter promo code fest21 and save 25% on registration through November 13, 2015
Join high-level executives and pioneers in film, television, digital and gaming. This forum will serve as the premiere platform for conversations between Hollywood, Silicon Valley, and Asia and ...
Activating Sponsorships at a Festival
When negotiating a sponsorship, all brands recognize the value of activation across many platforms. Festivals need to remain authentic while brands want to be heard. A marriage of convenience must exist for the success of the relationship. What steps must the festival take to ensure success? Our experts will provide some key takeaways.
2016 BlueCat Screenplay Competition Final Deadline Nov 15th
Every entry receives script analysis.
Submit by 11:59 p.m. (PST) November 15th
Feedback will be sent on or by January 15th.
Entry Fee: $60 Shorts | $70 Features | $35 Student Shorts
BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY: $15,000 Grand Prize
Four Finalists: $2,500 Prize
BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY: $10,000 Grand Prize
Three Finalists: $2,000 Prize