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Get Started on TentSquare and register for free

TentSquare is the first completely crowdsourced production studio with an integrated social network. From the earliest development phases all the way through post-production, our members weigh in.  Become a TentSquare member (for free) and get involved in the process of filmmaking. Compete to win a featured TentSquare job. Network with industry professionals and film buffs in our community. Choose our next story.  Help cast our next film. AT TENTSQUARE YOU CALL THE SHOTS SIGN ...

FAM Fest 2015 Call for Entries

Call for Entries! FAM Fest 2015 is now accepting entries in 8 categories. To enter or get more info go to ...


FOXED! has won its 5th AWARD - Best International Animated Short at the Garden State Film festival in Atlantic City.   FOXED! continues its festival run this spring 2014 with screenings at:     Dead by Dawn, Edinburgh, Scotland   NorthWest Animation Festival, Portland, OR   Edinburgh 3D Film Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland ...

Dawn Westlake Cast in "Capsized"

Dawn Westlake has been cast as Scottish actress Hayley McLaughlin's mother in Brandon Freer's "Capsized". The film goes into production in Southern California in May. ...

Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) invites students to apply to experience the Festival as a film critic.

Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) is pleased to confirm the return of the Student Critics Jury for its third year and now invites students to apply to experience the Festival as a film critic. The initiative, which affirms EIFF’s continuing support for the future of film criticism, will bring to Edinburgh again this year a jury of seven aspiring critics.   The Student Critics Jury, inaugurated at EIFF 2012, enables the next generation of film critics to expand their kno...

India to get spotlight at 10th Zurich Film Festival

Indian Cinema: Beyond the Boundaries of Bollywood Subcontinent as ZFF Guest in New World View Section    ZFF focuses on the development of a promising national film scene in its New World View section. This year’s guest country is India. Emerging from the shadow of the subcontinent’s mass cinema Bollywood tradition and enjoying growing national success is a young, independent film scene with productions that approach new themes with fresh narrative styles. ZFF wi...

Molins Horror Film Festival

The Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival was born 40 years ago, held in 2014 the 33th edition.
With a week of programming, the Festival is full of: Films Retrospectives, Official Film Selection, Documentaries, Official Short Films Selection, Live shows, Press Conferences, Workshops, Networkings ... and of course one of the oldest horror movie marathons: The 12 Hour Horror Movies Marathon (born in 1973 being 16 hours) ... and more ...
The Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival is one of the oldest festivals in Spain, and therefore in Europe.
Our current goal is to achieve a network of producers to supply to our Festival of good titles for the coming years. In Addition, make contacts to evolve this festival that is is their best time and with a clear objective to continue to grow and so become a festival of reference.


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2014 Fantoche International Animation Film Festival - Call for Entries

Fantoche opens the 2014 competition and presents Japan as guest country From 2 to 7 September, Baden will be playing host for the 12th time to Fantoche – Switzerland’s biggest animation film showcase. This international Festival is Switzerland’s biggest festival of animation film, and is among the most popular in the world. For the 'International Competition'’ and the 'Swiss Competition', Fantoche is looking for the latest trends in the world of animat...

The Indie Horror Film Festival

The Indie Horror Film Festival is an annual event in Chicago Illinois featuring features, shorts, screenplays and other mixed media entertainment including on stage entertainment and convention style vendors.


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Project Native 4th Environmental Film Festival

COMING VERY SOON! PROJECT NATIVE’S 4th FILM FESTIVAL   REVOLUTION, a film by award-winning director Rob Stewart,                                                                                              to kick off the festival at ...

Clips from "The Martini Effect" Make Official Cluj Shorts Teaser!

Clips from "The Martini Effect", a film by Dawn Westlake, starring Emanuele Secci, Dawn Westlake, David Razowsky and Susan Messing, made the Official Teaser for the 2014 Cluj Shorts International Film Fest: (Dawn Westlake as WOMAN is at the :26 mark; Emanuele Secci & Dawn Westlake as MAN & WOMAN are kissing at the 1:28 mark.) Out of 605 entries, 52 films made the official competition. "The Martini Effect" is one of them. It unspools on Fri...

Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge scripts. Winning filmmaker shoots 1 of the top 10 script.

Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge scripts. Winning filmmaker shoots 1 of the top 10 script. ...

"Covariance" in Ted Hope's VIEWSTER! Sign in and vote!

I don't like popularity contests, but who doesn't love a good horse race? I made a film about one, called "Covariance", which has been chosen for legendary indie producer Ted Hope's* online VIEWSTER Film Fest. You just go to this link: , register, hit us with 5 stars from the big orange VOTE button, and then, you can view the film as much as you want for free for two weeks. Pretty neat!   ...

"The Martini Effect" trailer in competition at Krakow!

My trailer for "The Martini Effect" was invited into the competition at Krakow...Would love to get a vote or two from you all here in the filmfestivals community: "The Martini Effect" stars Emanuele Secci, known in Italy for his fastweb spot with George Clooney, and in the US for his fine ensemble work in the 2012 Sundance Producer's Award winner, "Nobody Walks", scripted...

Fountainhead e-Letter, March 2014, Berlin/Germany

FOUNTAINHEAD® Tanz Théâtre e - Letter March 2014 . Berlin.Germany Please send replies to / Bitte senden Sie Antworten an XXIX. 2014 Black International Cinema Berlin May 7-11 "Footprints in the Sand?" Exhibition July1 -...

XXIX. 2014 Black International Cinema Berlin & "Footprints in the Sand?" Exhibition

A Complexion Change
Transnational & Intercultural Diplomacy
An International Media Project (UNESCO)
XXIX. 2014
Black International Cinema Berlin

May 7-11

"Pathways to Enlightenment / Wege zur Erkenntnis"

"Footprints in the Sand?" Exhibition
July 1 - August 31, 2014

Venue: Rathaus Schöneberg (city hall), John-F.-Kennedy-Platz,
10825 Berlin/Germany


Why are you crowdfunding???

Get up to $50,000 for you next film by judging scripts. There is a new funding model that builds a community, improves your work through feedback, and, if you are good enough will fund your next film up to $50,000. Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge scripts. Winning filmmaker shoots one of the top 10 scripts. We fund it with the entry fees. Writers want the best filmmaker because they want them to shoot their script if it wins. Filmmakers want the best scripts, because the...

Funding, funding, funding.

As screenwriters, we wanted our scripts bought and made. But, we don't know any producers, so you stop writing and start directing and producing your own films. Of course, the problem is always funding. You need a lot of money to shoot a short, let alone a feature. Well, we also had a problem with the idea of a select few judges deciding if you are going to make it 'in' to a festival. So we decided to make a festival where the community decides what is good and what to fund! It...

Cluj Shorts, Mersi! from "The Martini Effect"

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.    For more info on "The Martini Effect" and to see a trailer, please visit: ...

goEast - 14th Festival Of Central And Eastern European Film

JUNG, WILD, AUSDRUCKSSTARK – Die 14. Ausgabe von goEast – Festival des mittel- und osteuropäischen Films steht ganz im Zeichen des Sturm und Drang. Vom 09. bis 15. April präsentiert das vom Deutschen Filminstitut veranstaltete Festival in Wiesbaden die Vielfalt des Kinos Mittel- und Osteuropas: Vom aufregenden, engagierten und nicht selten sozialkritischen Autorenkino über filmische Höhepunkte und Publikumslieblinge aus Mittel- und Osteuropa bis hin zu den Meilensteinen der sogenannten „polnischen Neuen Welle“ der 1960er Jahre. Die hohe Qualität des Programms und die besondere Festivalatmosphäre begeistern internationale Gäste, VertreterInnen der Filmbranche sowie das heimische Kinopublikum gleichermaßen.


YOUNG, WILD, EXPRESSIVE – the 14th edition of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film is devoted to the era of Sturm und Drang. During the week from 9 to 15 April the German Film Institute presents the full variety of cinema from Central and Eastern Europe in Wiesbaden: From exciting, engaged and often socially critically author-director cinema to mainstream films and box-office hits from Central and Eastern Europe right up to the milestones of the so-called “Polish New Wave” of the 1960s. The high quality of the festival programme as well as the unique festival atmosphere enthuses international guests, representatives of the film industry and local audiences alike.

Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge writers!

We Fund Writers and Filmmakers!   Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge writers! Winning writer gets their script made by the winning filmmaker! The writer gets their script made and they get paid. The filmmaker gets funded to shoot it!   Very limited entries and everyone gets lots of coverage of their work!   The winning filmmaker wins up to $50,000 (Feature) or $25,000 (Short) to shoot one of the top 10 scripts. Winning writer receives up to $20,000 (Feature) or $1...

Official Poster of 2014 Tiburon International Film Festival

Tiburon Interantional Film Festival (TIFF) is an annual event showcasing independent feature and short films from around the world. _________________________________ Tiburon International Film Festival Phone: (415) 251-TIFF [8433] Fax:  (636) 444-TIFF [8433] 6 Beach Road, 544 ~ Tiburon, CA 94920 USA

Call for Entries Open for the 6th Annual Petaluma Interantional Film Festival

Petaluma, CA – Petaluma International Film Festival®, an annual event showcasing independent feature and short films from around the world, is inviting the filmmakers from all over the world to submit their films for its annual event taking place in October 2014 in Petaluma, California. - The festival is open to all genres: fiction, documentary, short, animation, music video...