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Our mission is to screen and promote work that differs in form,technique,or content from what Indie has become and that challenges commercial expectations. Work may have been produced during any time in any place and any language, by person(s) or group(s)
The Big Apple Film Festival takes place annually in the heart of the greatest city in the world.
The BAFF, named one of MovieMaker Magazine's top "25 Film Festivals Worth The Entry Fee" and "One of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals", is dedicated to showcasing and promoting the highest quality films from the New York City independent film community, as well as additional specially selected films from across the country and around the world. Additionally, the festival is proud to honor a variety of New York City based filmmakers, writers, actors and artists who have played an influential role in the growth of independent filmmaking in the Big Apple. Each year BAFF presents awards in a variety of categories including Best Feature Film, Short Film, Documentary, Animation,Experimental, NYC Cityscape Award,Student Film Award, Golden Apple Award, and NY Emerging Talent Award.
BAFF TRAILER (CHECK OUT SOME HIGHLIGHTS) https://vimeo.com/115809954
Golden Apple Award:
Each year BAFF present its honorary Golden Apple Award to an established actor and/or filmmaker who has displayed extraordinary talent and been highly influential in the independent film community.
Previous Golden Apple Award Recipients include filmmakers and actors such as:
Cuba Gooding Jr., (Academy Award winner)
Morgan Spurlock, (Academy Award nominee)
Alan Cumming, (Emmy nominee, Independent Spirit Award winner and Tony Award winner)
Kevin Corrigan (Independent Spirit Award nominee)
NY Emerging Talent Award
Each year BAFF presents its NY Emerging Talent Award to an up-and coming actor and/or filmmaker who displays extraordinary talent and influence in the independent film community.
Previous NY Emerging Talent Award recipients include:
Jesse Eisenberg(Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee)
Louisa Krause (King Kelly, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Young Adult, Double or Nothing).
Noah Bean (Morning Glory, Damages, The Pill) and Rachel Boston (500 Days Of Summer, The Pill)
Aaron Stanford (X-Men, Cake Eaters, Winter Solstice, The Hills Have Eyes)
Zoe Lister Jones (Lola Versus, All Good Things, Armless, Breaking Upwards, State of Play, Salt, NBC's Whitney)
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For VIDEOKRONIK we are looking for music videos from Local, National and International bands/performers, rare & obscure, brand new, dusty old, small label, Independent, animation, live action & ect. to be submitted for consideration.
About hundred international short films constitute the competition program of 20min|max festival week in May and, for the 11th time, represent a holistic overview of the current short film scene. The films tell stories in different languages, with strange suspense and odd humour, they show unfamiliar perspectives, peculiar aesthetics and new rhythms. 20minmax film competition is open to all genres of short film: animations, fictional films, documentaries, experimental films and video art, music clips etc. Only restriction is a maximum film duration of 20 minutes.
Over 300,000 people could see your film! This year, the 21 Film Project Short Film Contest and Festival is joining forces with the Avon Theatre and the Decatur Celebration, the largest free street festival in Illinois!
Submit your 4-minute film by Monday, July 18 for your chance to win $1,500 and have your film featured at the Decatur Celebration! The Awards show will be held Friday, August 5, and the top films will be screened all weekend long!
Visit www.21filmproject.com for full rules and information, and to submit your entry!
2300 plan 9, Les Etranges Nuits du Cinéma - The Strange Nights of Cinema
is dedicated to every deviant movies, the craziest the better. Exploitation, psychedelic movies, eroticism, B films, we love`em all !
Competition is open to short films only.
No entry fees !!
The first and largest mental health film festival in the world, Rendezvous with Madness (RWM), presented by Workman Arts (WA), returns to TIFF Bell Lightbox alongside the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema and Workman Theatre from November 6 - 14 for its 23rd edition. The nine-day festival showcases 20+ programs with almost 40 feature and short films, a multi-media installation exhibition and full day symposium with a spotlight on television and addiction.
The festival kicks off at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St West on Friday, November 6, with the World Premiere of Swift Current - the electrifying saga of former hockey star Sheldon Kennedy. From hotshot young prospect to shattered alcoholic to high profile advocate for victims of sexual abuse – Kennedy's story is given potent documentary treatment by director Joshua Rofé, who creates an intensely affecting case for a culture that still has a long way to go when it comes to acknowledging both the frequency and the impact of the exploitation of the most vulnerable by those in positions of power. Special guests Rofé and Kennedy will participate in an in depth post-screening discussion. On Saturday, November 7 at the Workman Theatre, 651 Dufferin Street our annual symposium Transfixed: Addiction and TV takes place and will include three panels addressing the symbiotic relationship between digital media and addiction. Screenings continue on Sunday, November 8 with the remainder of the festival taking place at TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square, 350 King Street West, Monday - Saturday, November 9 - 14.
Most screenings are followed by a discussion with artists, mental health professionals and/or people with lived mental health experience. RWM presents powerful, entertaining and compelling images of mental health from around the world. These diverse viewpoints capture the global discussion surrounding mental health and encourage the breakdown of stigma across many cultures.
We are pleased to inform you that the 23rd International ContraVision Film Festival has launched its 2015 call for entries.
The deadline for submission is Monday, December 1st 2014.
There is no submission fee, just our own online entry form and upload.
The films should not be longer than 30 minutes and there are no restrictions regarding genre, style or topic.
You find the online submission form at http://www.contravision.de
The 23rd ContraVision will run from March 20th until 28th 2015 at Cinema Central in Berlin, Germany. It presents action, comedy, horror, animation, romance... and more... from all over the world. The audience will vote the winners of the ContraVision Awards.