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International Uranium Film Festival Quebec

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

International Nature Film Festival Gödöllő, Hungary

The Hungarian scientific and nature filmmakers, the Hungarian Scientific Film Association, the Council of the town of Gödöllő, the CARPLOVE International Nonprofit Kft. and the Centre for Farm Animal Gene Conservation have agreed to organize an International Nature Film Festival in Gödöllő in May 2015.

The Festival plans to offer an opportunity for nature filmmakers to present their work to a wider public and for the films to be evaluated. A good opportunity will be offered to the highest quality, prize-winning films and their creators to get recognized on an international level. With world-class films and good marketing, the festival could become one of Europe’s most prestigious nature film festivals.

Manchester International Film Festival

The Manchester International Film Festival has been founded to become an annual event to showcase strong and inventive film-making. Running alongside the established and world renowned Manchester International Festival, which brings over 200,000 people to the city, the inaugural Manchester International Film Festival will take place on July 10th - 12th 2015 across 2 screens at the AMC Cinema in the Great Northern Warehouse and various original and cool venues in and around the vibrant and creative city of Manchester.

The founders’ objective is to provide a platform to represent independent films in an organic and true form. The organisations quest is to champion great story telling that translates brilliantly onto screen. Up-and-coming writers, directors and producers, along with established industry professionals, and film lovers alike are all invited to celebrate independent cinema, which will make The Manchester International Film Festival a hybrid event to discover new and exciting film-making talent from around the globe.

Running alongside the Manchester International Festival means the city will be full of over 200,000 performance art enthusiasts and both national and international press, meaning the short-listed films and film-makers will gain maximum exposure.

Web Series Festival Global

WEB SERIES FESTIVAL GLOBAL

Celebrating Great Content 

From Hollywood-The Home Of Entertainment 
An Online Web Series Festival 

For A Global Community Of Content Creators

All Genres & Formats Accepted. Web Series, Web Series Pilots, Web Series Scripts.

 

GRAND PRIZE AWARD
$1000.00 CASH
OTHER AWARDS

Management Contract, Distribution Offer, Studio Use & Category Winner Customized Certificates,  IActing Studios Package

CATEGORY AWARDS 
Best Action
Best Actor - Iacting Studio PKG
Best Actress Acting/Modeling Management Offer
Best Animation
Best Cast
Best Cinematographer
Best Comedy
Best Cooking Show
Best Director
Best Drama
Best E/I
Best Editor
Best Fantasy
Best Horror
Best Interactive
Best LGBT
Best Musical
Best Producer
Best Reality
Best Science Fiction
Best Sound Design
Best Talk Show
Best VFX
Best Writing

Above Receive Customized Certificates
All are offered distribution. 


 

DEADLINES: 
Regular Deadline    Feb. 5th 2015     $40.00
Late Deadline           July 5th 2015     $50.00
AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS - AUGUST 5TH 2015


JUDGES

BRYAN MARTIN SR. - Director/Producer 
In Pre Production for the feature film The Treasure Hunt.
FRANK CHINDAMO - CEO FLM/Creator LaughMD and multiple award winning Producer
KERRY WALLUM - Producer/Actor CEO of Lucky Films A full studio in Oregon
BEVERLY POMEGRANTZ - Casting Director 


 

Transgender L.A.T.E. Festival

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2nd Annual Transgender L.A.T.E. Festival will occur on June 6, 2015 this is a new film festival that uses the event to educate and raise public awareness pertaining to Transgender and Intersex persons in the community.  Criteria for submissions is that it pertains or has a Transgender or Intersex theme or character.  There are no submission fees.  Films are donated to the Transgender L.A.T.E. Festival for use.  Creators are encouraged to participate when possible.  Non-English speaking files require subtitles. Films are currently shown at The Tolerance Education Center in Rancho Mirage with a 72 seating capacity. Funds raised from this event are given to Transgender human rights group called TDOR Palm Springs.

D&AD Next Directors Award

 

D&AD Next Director Award with YouTube & MOFILM

 

 

The Next Director Award is a brand new award set to unearth the best new directorial talent and promote it back to the industry. Both the winner and shortlisted directors will get incredible exposure at international screenings and through the D&AD and YouTube platforms. And to top that, mentoring from top production companies – which, for the right candidate, could turn into on-shoot experience or representation. 

 
The competition is open to new directors with less than two years professional experience. Who knows, maybe you’re Next…
 
 
 
 

Visioni Corte Short Film Festival

The Cultural Association "Il Sogno di Ulisse" announces the fourth edition of Visioni Corte Film Festival (short visions), the International Festival of the Independent Short Film, which will be held in the month of October 2014 in the magnificent setting of the ancient Castle of Minturno (LT). The official dates of the Festival, which will last five days, will be published at the deadline of the competition, in June 30th, 2015, along with the program, on our website www.visionicorte.it

 

1. GENERAL  TERMS

1.1 Competitive Categories

Everybody can take part to the competition in one of the 5 (five) categories of the Festival. We want to offer to the independent professionals and not only, regardless of the budget, the opportunity to be engaged in an homogeneous competition, which allows also the Technical Jury to provide more easily a fairer judgment of the works. The categories will be:

•        CortoFiction International:  it’s about any topic and genre. Ranging from drama to comedy, thriller, etc.. The stories can be invented or adapted or inspired by true events. Just for foreign films;

·         CortoFiction Italy:  it’s about any topic and genre. Ranging from drama to comedy, thriller, etc. The stories can be invented or adapted or inspired by true events. Just for italian films;

•        CortoMusic: aimed at video and video art. It regards music videos for singers or rising bands, or video documentaries accompanied by original music;

•        CortoDoc: aimed at documentaries or reportage of any sort;

·         CortoAnimation: aimed to any story of animation of any genre and realized in any technical way, also stop-motion. The topic is free.

1.2 Special Prizes

There will be 5 (five) special awards  regarding all the films of CortoFiction (Italy and International):

•    Best Screenplay

•    Best Photography

  • Best Director

•    Best actor in lead role

•    Best actress in lead role

1.3 Pre-selection

All works submitted will be preselected by the Artistic Direction and a special commission. Exceeding the pre-selection the participants will be admitted to the grand finale. Filling out the entry form, participants must indicate which category they intend to enter his short film. The Selection Committee can change any sides in a different category, in order to ensure homogeneity within them. Participants can stay informed about the selection of short films by visiting www.visionicorte.it where, as soon as possible, the program of the event will be published with official dates and the place where the screenings of the short films will take place. The Cultural Association "Il Sogno di Ulisse" reserves the right at its discretion to project the works that have not passed the pre-selection. These works, which will not be part of the competition, will therefore be considered "out of competition".

1.3 Methods of selection of short films

The Commission will select an adequate number of short films for each of the categories provided. The Artistic Director's final decisions are irrevocable.

1.4 Jury

There will be a Technical Jury (composed of scholars, people experts and professionals at the field of audio-visual making) that will choose only 1 (one) winner film for each category. During the prizegiving the Jury will express the reasons which led to award the winner and they  will be read in public.

The decisions expressed by the jury is final and irrevocable.

2. AWARDS

The Technical Jury award for each category in the competition will be a prize just to the first placed. The five special awards, consisting of a plate, will be assigned by the technical jury, too. The Cultural Association "Il Sogno di Ulisse", as its discretion, reserves the right to give a special prize to the most original idea of any short film in competition with a low budget.

If the winners were not able to attend to the award ceremony, the prize will be sent by charged to the recipient.

3. TECHNICAL ASPECTS

3.1 How to participate

It is possible to participate by mail or online platform. Participation in the competition is under a registration fee. The fee is 5,00 euro (five) to pay choosing between (only using mail):

·         by Bank Transfer to: Associazione Culturale “Il Sogno di Ulisse”                 

IBAN IT-91-D-07601-14700-001008154534

·         by Postal to: Associazione Culturale “Il Sogno di Ulisse”

C.C.P. n° 1008154534.

(Please, write in the reason for payment “Visioni Corte Film Festival 2015 admission fee”).

People who send all the material via paper mail must send us also the copy of charge slip.

• To take part in the competition all those concerned should send all the necessary material (see 3.5) to the address specified in section 3.6;

• Each author is responsible for the content of their work (see also 3.9);

• Each author may submit just one (1) single work, otherwise pain of exclusion, indicating the category which he intends to enter the competition;

• Participants will be responsible for delivery charges of all necessary materials, which in any case will not be returned;

• Each participant must be sure that he has complied with every request made by the Regulation, under penalty of exclusion;

• Participation in the competition provides for the acceptance of these rules.

2.3 Works admitted  to the competition

Works made in Italy or abroad since January 1, 2014 can participate in the selection. Foreign works, in order to be admitted, must be imperatively subtitled in Italian.

3.3 Required support

Works, in any way they have been taken and / or carried out, must be submitted for the contest in digital format, on CD and DVD, in high resolution (suitable for the screen in 6x4 meters)  or file in mp4 format to upload on one of the following platforms: clickforfestivals.com, filmfreeway.com or festhome.com. Anyway, the signed entry form must be sent to our email address info@visionicorte.it, specifying the title of the short movie and the platform you uploaded it.

 

3.4 Duration

All short films can’t be longer than time limit of 20 minutes (including opening and closing credits).

3.5 Required Materials

To be admitted to the pre-selection you need imperatively: Per i film stranieri: Lista dialoghi (in inglese o spagnolo) con minutaggio preciso di inizio e fine per ogni singola battuta

•        1 copy of the video in digital format DVD Video (.vob) (only using mail);

•        1 copy of the video on CD/DVD-Rom (in one of these file format: Avi, Mpeg, Mp4, Mov) (only using mail);

•        1 entry form (you can download it from www.visionicorte.it), entirely completed in block capitals or using pc, signed and attached to the video or via email;

•        For foreign movies: the dialogue list in english or spanish with precise timing (the beginning and the end of each cue);

•        at least 3 representative photo of the short film (in jpeg format, no printed one), in horizontal level A4 (at least 300 dpi) which must be sent to the e-mail address info@visionicorte.it or attached to the package on CD/DVD-ROM.

The lack of one of the items of the list will not allow the access to pre-selection. It’s welcome but optional a personal file about information of the director and a poster of the film.

3.6 Deadline to send materials

All material must be strictly send no later than June 30th, 2015 (as confirmed by the postmark) to the following address:

Visioni Corte Film Festival

Associazione Culturale "Il Sogno di Ulisse"

c/o Gisella Calabrese - Via Luigi Cadorna 147

04026 Minturno (LT)

ITALY

3.7 Safeguard

The Cultural Association "Il Sogno di Ulisse" is not responsible for damaged packages and / or received in late, or of any theft or loss. Each author is personally responsible for the content of their work.

3.8 Patent right

The participation of a short film in this competition imply that the Cultural Association "Il Sogno di Ulisse" has the free rights of the work (non-exclusive), for purposes related to the event, subject to authorization by the appropriate space on the entry form. The organization will have all the rights of use, with no time limit, of duplication and distribution of the products received, which will still be used in a non-profit cultural and propaganda activities of the own event. The copies of the participant short films will not be returned, but they will be collected in the archives of the audiovisual section of the Cultural Association "Il Sogno di Ulisse".

3.9 Copyright

The Cultural Association "Il Sogno di Ulisse" refuses all responsibility due to the reproduction of short  films containing material covered by copyright for which the participants have not regularized the situation with the SIAE.

3.10 Privacy Policy

All personal information collected by the Cultural Association "Il Sogno di Ulisse" will be treated in compliance with Legislative Decree 196 of 30 June 2003 on the privacy policy.

3.11 Returning

In controversial cases and for all matters not expressly provided in this announcement the final judgment is up to the Cultural Association "Il Sogno di Ulisse".

INFO & CONTACTS

For further information visit our website: www.visionicorte.it

Or send an e-mail to: info@visionicorte.it

If you have further questions please contact:

Dott.ssa Gisella Calabrese: + 39 347 4615 269

Dott. Giuseppe Mallozzi: + 39 340 2753 738

Facebook: facebook.com/VisioniCorte

Twitter: @VisioniCorte

Friss Hús

Daazo - the European Shortfilm Centre proudly presents the 3rd edition of the Friss Hús International Shortfilm Festival, which will take place at the end of March 2015 in Budapest, Hungary. The success of the last two years made it possible for Friss Hús to become one of the most important shortfilm events in Hungary.
 
The long term plan of the organisers of Friss Hús is to make sure that the event becomes an internationally acclaimed festival where the audience can watch entertaining and colourful short film selections and where the filmmakers can meet important professionals from the film industry as well as attend special workshops.
 
The animated and live fiction films can be submitted to Friss Hús until 31th December 2014. The maximum length of the films cannot exceed 30 minutes.
 
This year  - because over the last two years we received so many great films - we decided to separate the awards into three sections: Hungarian live fiction, Hungarian animated short film, and international live action&animation.

We hope to see you in Budapest at the Friss Hús screenings, for an all night long party or at one of the festival's professional events! We are looking for short films that were made with passion, a huge dose of creativity and an eye for innovation and quality. Be unique!

Black & White - International Audiovisual Festival

In May Porto opens its doors to the monochromatic aesthetics. The Black & White - International Audiovisual Festival, which receives video, audio and photographs in black and white, will take into competition works from all over the world.
With unique worldwide characteristics this initiative grew from the need to answer to the audience's growing sensitivity to black & white specificity, leaving behind the prejudice that relates this aesthetics with works of early cinema.
But the festival shows more than videos and photos in two colours, it also encourages the creation of sound environments referring to the black and white.
Over four days, several activities related to the audiovisual world will be carried out in addition to the competitions: artist talks, screenings and extensions from other international festivals. The nights will also be exciting with a broad cultural program.

Cardora Micro Movie Film Festival

About the Cardora Film Festival
Cardora offers filmmakers an extraordinary and unique opportunity for distribution, promotion and revenue generation.

See www.cardora.co/festivals for a further video explanation. to enter go to: https://filmfreeway.com/festival/Cardora

 

Current Deadlines, Festival Categories & Prizes

Deadline            Category      Prize
17 October 2014 Halloween $100
13 November 2014 Thanksgiving $100
30 November 2014 Christmas & the Holidays $100
31 December 2014 Open Festival $100

2015 deadlines will be approximatly monthly.

Fee

Cardora Film Festival entry fee is US$10.

Selection

There is one prize winner in each category which will be announced shortly after the deadline.

All qualifying entries (those which meet the Rules and Terms of Entry) will be notified as soon as they are accepted and invitation is sent to upload video to www.Cardora.co.

The Winner and all Qualifying Entries are eligible for the revenue share and more Awards and Prizes.

Cardora Film Festival Aims

We are looking for charming, intriguing and intelligent stories or some kind of vignette or tableau vivant (about 1-2 mins long) with high production values. Winning and qualifying movies will be added to the catalogue for Cardora Moviecards.

Cardora Moviecards is an online personalized movie-greeting card service offering high quality, charming and beautiful story-driven micro-movies for adults and children.

The Cardora Film Festival is non-exclusive and you can submit films from your back catalogue and which have already been on the web or in other film festivals. You can also submit as many movies as you like for consideration and we will happily accept all and any films that meet the simple requirements of quality in our Rules and Terms of Entry.

Cardora Moviecards can be sent by the filmmakers to promote their work and by Cardora subscribers. If enough subscribers send your movie (as part of a moviecard), you will get a share of the revenue generated from sending the moviecards that include your movie.You can use this money to make more movies!

You can enter any movie that you have ever made! It just needs to be in a format that can be shown on the web and you have to hold all the rights to the picture and sound. You can even re-edit movies in your catalogue to fit the time requirement of Cardora. (Please no ads or commercials.)

Cardora can help you build your audience in preparation for crowdfunding and traditional finance raising and help with packaging by attracting talent. A potentially very large audience could see your work and it could go viral.

We would like moviemakers to pay careful attention to the sound quality of their films as this is necessary for films which are going to reach a wide audience.

We will accept movies from filmmakers anywhere in the world and in any language or no language at all, but for the moment, if there is dialogue in a language other than English, please offer a version that includes sub-titles. Films can be live action or animation or a mixture.

Cardora is non-exclusive so it is OK if your film is on Youtube, Vimeo or any website or has been seen by the public before.

 

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 has the potential to be seen by a much larger number of people than any normal festival.

3) Thanks to the viral platform your film can actually generate a revenue stream for you, and

4) Help you build a fanbase for your work which will help you with crowdfunding and finding backers and talent for larger films.

Awards and Prizes

Moviemakers whose works Qualify for the Cardora Film Festival will:
be put on www.cardora.co right away and can begin being eligible for the moviemakers’ revenue share (according to the formula stated on cardora.co/moviemakers/your_revenue)
get their own bio page and each movie will have its own page where the moviemaker can put production stills and promotional information
a free 90 day subscription to www.cardora.co which you can use to promote your film
The Prize-winner for each category will be announced shortly after the deadline day and notification will be featured on www.cardora.co.

Entry

https://filmfreeway.com/festival/Cardora

 

 

 

Clean Shorts Film Festival

Clean Shorts Film Festival is an excellent opportunity for independent filmmakers to screen their films to a welcoming audience in a hospitable environment on the campus of Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center, nestled in the wooded rural area of Choctaw, Oklahoma.

Clean Shorts is established for filmmakers who are open to producing films that are appropriate for a wide array of audiences, and rewards those whose creativity excels in various categories.

Clean Shorts thrives to create a climate that nurtures filmmaker networking and camaraderie with the added excitement of competition. Our goal is to stimulate the passion of veteran and aspiring filmmakers bringing them together to expand the growth of the independent film industry.

The inaugural Clean Shorts Film Festival will take place April 3-4, 2015, in the beautiful Seminar Center of Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center in Choctaw, Oklahoma.

Of course short films are our specialty, but on Opening Night, we will screen one very special feature film (TBA soon!), including a filmmaker panel featuring cast & crew!

The Closing Night Festivities will conclude with an Awards Presentation, in which top films will receive accolades in several categories, including Student Films and Music Videos.

Don’t miss what is sure to be one of the coolest, filmmaker-oriented festivals on the circuit!

Early Bird Deadline: October 31, 2014

Entry Fee: $10

Submit Now!

 

 

 

Imphal International Short Film Festival

This marks the 3rd year for the Imphal International Short Film Festival. IISFF has continued to grow every year. Submissions end November 30,2014, submit through online or through the festivals website, imphalfest.blogspot.in. We are open to all genres and do not judge on content, only quality. IISFF  is entry free and supports every filmmakers around the world. With 23 award categories, IISFF is the giggest short film festival in Northeast India.  
 
We are screening more than 100 International Films and another 50 Indian films in our Third edition of the festival.
 
 
 
 

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15 Minutes of Fame

For films that are 30-minutes in length or less.  Narratives, Documentaries, Animation, Music Videos.  Award Certificates are issued in 14 categories. We are located in Florida, USA. Films must be submitted on DVD/NTSC.  The festival does not view online entries.

 


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Independent Days 15|Filmfest

Dear Filmmakers,

the Independent Days filmfest acts as a platform for independent filmmakers, that produce art-house and independent movies.

Low-budget and no-budget short and long-playing films can be submitted. We have no specific guidelines regarding running time, genre or format.

The Low-Budget Award, sponsored by the Cultural Donation of the Sparkasse Karlsruhe, is donated with 1000 Euro, the winner in the No-Budget Contest wins "The Golden ID".

Movies over 30 minutes of screening time may be placed in our festival program but not in the competition.

We are already excited to see your movies!

Best regards

Your festival team

Taos Shortz Film Fest

The Taos Shortz Film Fest (TSFF) is a forum that unites short films and filmmakers with the community, with the belief that films have the ability to change people’s lives.  TSFF strives in its leadership of presenting world class independent cinema, to keep the cinematic arts thriving in New Mexico and to keep Taos on the map as a cinematic destination.

The Taos Shortz Film Fest continues to be a quality cinematic gateway for screening global indie short films.  Being the only juried film fest in Taos, and the only Short Film Festival in a state where filming and filmmaking has an astonishing economic impact to the Industry. The Taos Shortz Film Fest continues to bring innovative program ideas that inspire and educate. Our films comprise cutting edge provocative themes that create responses and awareness to our community that can change social views and consciousness.

Nozstock The Hidden Valley

A 5000 capacity music and arts festival set in rural Herefordshire, West Midlands UK. Nine-stages of music and performance art with dedicated 3-day cinema. Cinema currently curated by MASH Cinema. Previous programmes provided by: Encounters Festival in Bristol, London-based innovators onedotzero, Manchester-based northern Exposures, quality stalwarts BBC Film Network and by Nozstock The Hidden Valley. And live performances from: The Light Surgeons, Max Hattler, Scanone and Modulate.

This is a non-competitive, free to submit festival.

 

Crystal Palace International Film Festival, London, UK

Crystal Palace International Film Festival is London's coolest film festival, each night is held in a funky venue with great food and drink served and often with a running theme. It has proved to be a very popular format as last year all nights were completely sold out! CPIFF aims to promote and showcase only the best quality independent films from all over the world so if you are selected you know your film is up there with the best.

The CPIFF programme always includes a giant selection of shorts and features plus between screenings, we’ll be welcoming many filmmakers to engage with their audience hosting Q&A sessions and socialising.

The festival culminates in an awards evening held at a fabulous location with CPIFF Awards given for Best in Category.

The Judges

Johnny Vegas is one of the UK's best known comedians, his CV as a performer, writer and producer is long, from starring in countless TV and radio shows to acting alongside Johnny Depp.

Neville Astley Creator of the world wide phenomenon Peppa Pig

Mark Steel A familiar face on TV: 'Have I got news for you', 'What the papers say', 'The Mark Steel lectures', Q. I. A regular on BBC Radio 4 including his own series 'Mark Steel's in Town', author of several books and a weekly columnist for the Independent newspaper. Mark has also hosted the last two CPIFF Awards Nights.

Beverly Dixon MD of Woolyback Productions, producer and executive producer of many TV and radio programs.

Martin Tempia Martin has produced TV for over 25 years working for the likes of Celador, Hat Trick Productions and Polygram. He currently has his own projects in development with Channel 4 and the BBC.

L.A. NEO NOIR FILM FEST II

Visit lanneff.com for details about the ONLY film festival for neo noir films, scripts, and poems, created BY independent neo noir producers.  Carey Westbrook, former consultant for George Tillman Jr. (SOUL FOOD, BARBERSHOP) and Derek Cianfrance (BLUE VALENTINE, A PLACE BEYOND THE PINES) is the creator and director of this festival, which features a staged reading of award winning neo noir screenplays, a screening of many neo noir films, an awards show with cash prizes and trophies, and a reception featuring the best food, drink, celebrities, and industry producers interested in producing neo noir creators like yourself.  THE L.A. NEO NOIR FILM FEST II,  at INDIE DESK, 816 S. BROADWAY, LOS ANGELES, CA 90014, AUGUST 16TH, HIGH NOON.  GET IN.

Int'l Film Festival of Fine Arts

The Int'l Film Festival of Fine Arts

started out in 2000 as an international showcase with preceeding national film reviews focusing on films on artists, the act of artistic creation, trends and methods. Documentaries are eligible for entry as well as animated and experimental films and short features related to the main theme.

We expect film entries that present, (re)interpret pieces of art by means of cinematic methods or deal with the life or certain stages of one or more artists (art groups).

We also welcome works that discover certain tendencies or periods of fine arts or their social context. Last but not least, wey also expect films created by using artistic methods or instruments (e.g. animated and experimental films, features).

Landlocked Film Festival

A competitive festival that will celebrate its eighth birthday in August 2014, Landlocked presents independent movies from around the world. Thousands of audience members gather in Iowa City’s historic downtown to watch diverse films, from two minutes to two hours long, from artsy experimentation to outrageous comedy, from heartwarming family stories to heartbreaking drama, from hard-hitting documentary to music video to amazing animation.

The eighth annual Landlocked Film Festival will take place in Iowa City from August 21 to 24, 2014. Iowa City is the perfect venue for a film fest, with its compact downtown location, its friendly and relaxed vibe, its boutique hotels and diverse restaurants, and its cultural standing as the home of the world-renowned Iowa Writers’ Workshop and one of only seven cities worldwide designated as a UNESCO City of Literature.

Dallas VideoFest 27

Dallas Videofest is the major event presented by the Video Association of Dallas, which is dedicated to promoting an understanding of video as a creative medium and cultural force in our society, and to supporting and advancing the work of Texas artists working in video and the electronic arts. Through its programs and information services, the Video Association intends to educate and inform artists, students, educators, critics, video and film producers and an interested public so they may better understand, appreciate and evaluate the creative possibilities of the video medium. It will also provide a forum for the work of regional video artists, in order to stimulate excellence in their work and provide the opportunity for dialogue and critical discussion.


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New York City Short Film Festival

NYC Shorts celebrates the short form by showcasing provocative and entertaining films from around the world. The Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater at Symphony Space, an arts and entertainment venue in New York City, is the home for our 10th anniversary edition.

Created by filmmakers David Barba, James Pellerito and Jennifer Pellerito, NYC Shorts includes the following competition categories:  drama, comedy, documentary, lgbt, student, foreign language and animation.  In celebration of our 10th Anniversary, the film selected Best of Fest will be awarded a special cash prize.

The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival

From Boerum Hill to Bergen Beach. Fort Greene to Flatlands. Cobble Hill to Canarsie.
It's only Brooklyn when you count every neighborhood and every community.

We founded the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival (AoBFF) in 2011 because Brooklyn needs a major independent film festival. While there are several niche festivals in our borough, they're based around individual neighborhoods and are limited in scope. Founded and run by Brooklyn-born and based working artists, the AoBFFcreates the first large-scale, borough-wide platform for independent film.

 

The AoBFF is the only independent, international film festival built entirely around Brooklyn, a local independent scene with global influence. We focus on Brooklyn‐born, Brooklyn-based and Brooklyn-centric films and filmmakers and we screen work from all over the world whose creators live, work in, or are inspired by Brooklyn's indie film scene.

 

We conceived the AoBFF as a festival that speaks to Brooklyn as a whole, where many demographics overlap. We bring the new, artist-centric Brooklyn community together with "Classic Brooklyn" – natives and immigrant communities at a single event. We are as diverse, vital and international as the borough itself. And everyone is invited to our party.



Films are screened at 300-seat Founders Hall Theater at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, 300-seat Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn and select locations around the borough.



The AoBFF is the only festival in Brooklyn to screen films as part of ExChange, a network of film festivals in the US and Europe. This exclusive partnership gives our filmmakers a chance to screen at RxSM Film Expo in Austin, TX. 



ABOUT THE ART OF BROOKLYN

The Art of Brooklyn is a not-for-profit organization that curates a conversation between the new, Brooklyn-based art community, immigrants, transplants and those born and raised in the borough.

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