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FilmMakers Global Movie Trailer Festival calling

  SUBMIT YOUR TRAILER, TEASER OR PRESENTATION! Regular Deadline: April 30th, 2016 Click to Submit: http://filmmakers.com/festival/trailer/entry.htm     ...

The 2016 Moondance Film Festival wants YOU!

THANKS FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE 2016 MOONDANCE AND A WARM WELCOME! Lights, Camera, Action! The Moondance International Film Festival invites all talented US & International filmmakers, writers and music composers to submit their films, written works and film scores to its 17th annual season, planned to take place in September 2016, our fabulous & memorable festival event location venue to be announced shortly. Moondance is known as the “American Cannes” of film festiva...

Beneath the Earth Film Festival

New York's Beneath the Earth Film Festival is a year-long search for independent films that serves as a catalyst for outstanding projects to reach a global audience. Four seasonal competitions are held throughout the year during which work of high production quality, clever writing and strong performances are offered the chance to be reviewed by authorities in the film world. The winners of each season then go on to compete for the culminating grand prize. All winners will receive recognition and exposure as well as a monetary prize.

SF3 - SmartFone Flick Fest is Open for Entries

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SF3 is Australia’s only international smartphone film festival for filmmakers of all ages and it is now open for entries! As long as your film is shot entirely on a smartphone or tablet and it is within the six and a half minute time limit your film is eligible for submission. Everyone has a great idea for a short film and a potential movie camera in their pockets so no excuses. Here’s your chance to start filming! Enter at www.sf3.com.au   SF3 - the SmartFone Fl...

Bilal: Animation Feature from the UAE at Cannes 2016 (Review)

  A seemingly conventional story for the eternal battle between good and bad transforms an ancient myth into an epic animation that can move both younger and older audiences.    Bilal is the story of a young slave who becomes the symbol of equality and freedom for his people, by turning against the tyrannic ruling of the wealthy and powerful and adopting a new faith. Originally inspired by one of the most widely known myths in Islam culture, this animation feature makes an at...

LA Film Festival 2016: Volunteer Orientations FINALLY Posted!

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Welcome to the 2016 LA Film Festival   The LA Film Festival will take place June 1 - 9, 2016.   In order for you to qualify to volunteer for the 2016 LA Film Festival, you must meet all of the following criteria:   1. Attend one MANDATORY Volunteer Orientation: Wednesday, MAY 18 - 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm Friday, MAY 20 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: ArcLight Culver City (9500 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232) Parking: The Arc...

The 2016 NYC Independent Film Festival Awards Winners!

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Congratulations to all the winners at the 7th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival! Thank you to all the talented filmmakers who participated in the 2016 edition. A special thank you to SONY, iActing Studios, International Screenwriters' Association, Final Draft, and GetFilming.com for providing prizes to our award winners! See below for the full list of awarded categories and winners.   Best Director Joey Lawrence, People of the Delta  Won Sony Vegas Pro 13 (599.95 USD val...

PUFF 2016 Call for Entires

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The Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival (PUFF) is now accepting feature length and short film submissions for 2016. The first year film festival aims to bring independent genre films to Center City Philadelphia.   Run by Fangoria writer Madeleine Koestner  and longtime pop culture blogger Alex Gardner, PUFF has been hosting monthly screenings at one of Philly's last video rental shops, CineMug. These screenings will culminate in a weekend-long festival that will feature a networki...

Seeking Volunteers and Interns for the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival June 1-9, 2016

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VOLUNTEERS Volunteers are undoubtedly the foundation of the LA Film Festival. With over 200 screenings and events held over 9 days, the Festival would not be able to function without Volunteers holding a variety of pivotal roles. Not only do Volunteers work behind the scenes, they are also at the forefront of the Festival, ensuring that our filmmakers and guests have a truly enjoyable experience. Whether it’s working in theater operations, answering ticketing questions or setting up Q&am...

Australian film Goldstone to open Sydney FF

The 63rd Sydney Film Festival today announced the World Premiere of Goldstone, a stylish and intelligent outback noir from acclaimed Indigenous writer/director Ivan Sen, as the Opening Night Film, screening at the State Theatre at 7.30pm on Wednesday 8 June.  Sydney Film Festival’s Opening Night is proudly presented by Lexus Australia.  Goldstone is the fourth feature by award-winning filmmaker Sen and stars Aaron Pederson who reprises his role o...

Filmmatic Filmmaker Awards-Competition

The FILMMATIC Filmmaker Awards-Competiton is open to short and feature-length works. 

 

*14 Winners and up to 140 "Best of Category" Nominees will be announced Aug. 31, 2016.

Cannes 2016: Official Selection

It is finally here! The official selection of the 69th Festival De Cannes was announced at a press conference this morning and the expectations are set high for this year's Competition with names like Xavier Dolan, Jim Jarmusch, Alain Guiraudie, the Dardenne bros, Pedro Almodovar, Andrea Arnold and Ken Loach among the directors who will compete next month for the Palm D' Or.  Here is the full list of films in Competition, Un Certain Regard, Midnight and Special Screenings.  ...

Woodpecker International Film Festival

WELCOME TO WIFF-2016
 
Woodpecker International Film Festival (WIFF) is India's premier competitive film festival focusing on issue-based cinema. The first edition of the festival was organised in 2013 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Launched in the backdrop of the completion of 100 years of Indian Cinema, the festival was a tribute to the Indian cinema for its ability to nurture diverse genres of films and filmmaking traditions in the country. 
 
Today, Cinema is at an important crossroad. While the distinction between mainstream and parallel cinema is almost getting blurred, a new breed of alternative filmmakers, successfully blending entertainment and meaningful cinema, is taking ground. Woodpecker International Film Festival (WIFF) aims to showcase this rich mélange of visual creativity to promote films and filmmakers focusing on socially pertinent themes.
 
WHY THIS FESTIVAL & FORUM?
 
The last one decade in India has seen tremendous changes particularly on communication and technological fronts. With easy accessibility to new technology and availability of new communication channels, reach and impact of visual messages has grown significantly, both in rural and urban areas. Be it short films, documentaries or social advertisements, they have now become an immensely powerful tool of communications aimed towards bringing desired social change. WFF thus would like to comprehensively cover the wide spectrum of issues that have caught the attention of new breed of filmmakers in the recent past, be it gender, public health or environment. A major attraction of the film festival would be forum activities. Seminars, conferences, workshops and master classes to help filmmakers and film enthusiasts explore contemporary issues, network with professional associates, hone their filmmaking skills and share the power of storytelling through cinema.
 
ORGANISER
 
The festival and forum is part of the 'Cinema for Change' initiative of CMSR Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation based in New Delhi. The Foundation, a registered body under the Indian Trust Act, has been established to harness the power of information, education and communications to bring positive social change. To know more about CMSR Foundation log on to www.cmsrfoundation.org

FilmMakers Global Movie Trailer Festival

Feature Film Trailer or Teaser, Short Film Trailer, Book Trailer, TV Show Trailer, 
Conceptual Trailer, Digital Media Trailer, Music Video Trailer, Webisode Trailer, Presentation, Preview

 


Submit your Trailer, Teaser, Preview or Presentation Today!

ONLINE ENTRY FORM AVAILABLE VIA THE FILMMAKERS.COM WEBSITE

2016 brings Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality & 3D Content to New Media Film Festival

Another moment in the history of consciousness-the spawning of Machine Consciousness through ART-For the first time in the history of the man/machine interface-the Artificial Experience has been born. In the Spotlight today are the 2016 early selects for the 7th Annual New Media Film Festival, named by MovieMaker Magazine as one of the "Top 25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" - New Media year after year impresses international audiences with its diverse genres and cutting edge me...

2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Call for Entries Now Open

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2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Call for Entries Now Open Festival Offers to Pay for All Work Screened; Free Entry for All Films; $27,000 in Cash Prizes Promised MILWAUKEE – Tuesday, February 23, 2016 – Milwaukee Film is now accepting entries for the 8th annual Milwaukee Film Festival, Sept. 22 – Oct. 6, 2016. Works of all genres, forms, and lengths will be considered. The deadline for all entries is Wednesday, June 8. The festival is in its fifth year of offering free submissi...

Little Men by Ira Sachs: Review and Q&A

  by Martin I. Petrov    Original Title: Little Men (2016)  Director: Ira Sachs With: Greg Kinnear, Theo Taplitz, Michael Barbieri, Paulina Garcia    New York based director Ira Sachs returns to Berlin two years after Love is Strange with a coming of age story about friendship and the struggle of embracing adulthood.    Little Men is an everyday story about two fourteen year old boys, Jake and Toni, who meet when the first m...

Exodus to Shanghai celebrates EFM screening with an all star party

Fashion TV's Michel Adam production Exodus to Shanghai, inspired by true events received its market screening at the EFM last night, followed by an after party with all the film delegates at the famous Pearl Club in Berlin.  The cast, along with the producers and selected guests, including reps of the Tawanese embassy in Berlin, presented the first market screening of the film to a full house of film professionals, who then had the opportunity to attend the newtorking drinks rec...

Call For Film Submissions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The 3rd Women’s Voices Now Film Festival Announces Call for Entries Submissions period begins January 4, 2016, 9AM PST. Deadline is March 8, 2016, 11:59PM PST. $10,000 in cash prizes.   Submit your film: www.womensvoicesnow.org/film-festival Contact: kelsey@womensvoicesnow.org *EDIT: We are now accepting FEATURE length Narrative and Documentary films along with short film submissions. We are also awarding $10,000 in cash prizes. The 2016 Women&#...

EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016

Short Films Wanted! The Edinburgh Short Film Festival has opened it's call for entries for the2016 edition!
 
The best submissions for 2015 and 2016 will be included in our Best Of 2015 short film programming for
other festivals across the UK and Internationally during 2016 as well as being
screened at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival in October-November 2016!

We  will also be working closely with our partner festivals and are planning on programming
some of our best films from 2015 for the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival in September 2016 and
the Sardinia Film Festival in June 2016. We're also programming short film for Edinburgh's
remarkable arts festival Hidden Door in May!

In addition, we can confirm we'll be curating for Japan's biggest short film festival,Short
Shorts in Tokyo and we are delighted to play host to a hand-picked selection of Japanese short
film for our 2016 edition later this year!

We're also now offering the Rising Star Award for the most promising film-maker with a cash
prize, tickets to film festivals, offers of work and the Rising Star Trophy sponsored by the
Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund!

And if that's not enough, we're also planning lively networking events, Q & A sessions, meet
the film-makers, panel discussions and even some live music!

Submissions are now open for films under 20 mins (any genre) so get your skates on!

Edinburgh Short Film Festival


 

Water Front Festival of International Films Lavasa

An International film festival in Lavasa would primarily fill two primary gaps – that of having an International Film Festival in an ideal location that is most befitting for the development of the creative industry and that of giving people in the region access to a wide variety of cinema.

Lavasa is a highly visible tourist destination across the world and has to have a film technology & business culture that is not visible to the world in terms of being an ideal location. At the same time, Lavasa is already emerging as attractive destination for National and International film makers establishing credits of a number of high end films and advertisements which have been successfully shot in the mesmerizing hill city of Lavasa. A film festival in Lavasa could therefore help synergize all the advantageous opportunities and over a period of time, work as a catalyst to convert the city into a prime focus of global cinema – be in terms of viewing, making or celebrating.

The founders of Waterfront Festival of International Films, therefore decided to start a virtual festival that will evolve into a grand showcase of world independent cinema in the beautiful lake side city set in the bosom of spectacular lush green hills, where we would be able to showcase cinema from all over the world and celebrate the festivity. It is with great pleasure that we would like to announce the opening of the city’s film festival, Waterfront Festival of International Film Festival Lavasa, which will be a virtual festival to honor the best of the world cinema creating a unique festivity cum creative platform beyond all the man made boundaries.An International film festival in Lavasa would primarily fill two primary gaps – that of having an International Film Festival in an ideal location that is most befitting for the development of the creative industry and that of giving people in the region access to a wide variety of cinema.

The only festival organized and presented by the senior citizen community at the famed Ashiana Utsav Lavasa set in picturesque Sahyadri hills of Maharashtra, India, the Waterfront Festival of International Films and offers a flavorful palette of films that routinely attracts cineastes from all over the world. The first edition of the festival will feature more than 100 films and present juried  awards in a range of competitive categories -- including Best Feature Film, Best Documentary, Best International Film, and Best Short Film. 

Water Front Festival of International Films Lavasa

An International film festival in Lavasa would primarily fill two primary gaps – that of having an International Film Festival in an ideal location that is most befitting for the development of the creative industry and that of giving people in the region access to a wide variety of cinema.

Lavasa is a highly visible tourist destination across the world and has to have a film technology & business culture that is not visible to the world in terms of being an ideal location. At the same time, Lavasa is already emerging as attractive destination for National and International film makers establishing credits of a number of high end films and advertisements which have been successfully shot in the mesmerizing hill city of Lavasa. A film festival in Lavasa could therefore help synergize all the advantageous opportunities and over a period of time, work as a catalyst to convert the city into a prime focus of global cinema – be in terms of viewing, making or celebrating.

The founders of Waterfront Festival of International Films, therefore decided to start a virtual festival that will evolve into a grand showcase of world independent cinema in the beautiful lake side city set in the bosom of spectacular lush green hills, where we would be able to showcase cinema from all over the world and celebrate the festivity. It is with great pleasure that we would like to announce the opening of the city’s film festival, Waterfront Festival of International Film Festival Lavasa, which will be a virtual festival to honor the best of the world cinema creating a unique festivity cum creative platform beyond all the man made boundaries.An International film festival in Lavasa would primarily fill two primary gaps – that of having an International Film Festival in an ideal location that is most befitting for the development of the creative industry and that of giving people in the region access to a wide variety of cinema.

The only festival organized and presented by the senior citizen community at the famed Ashiana Utsav Lavasa set in picturesque Sahyadri hills of Maharashtra, India, the Waterfront Festival of International Films and offers a flavorful palette of films that routinely attracts cineastes from all over the world. The first edition of the festival will feature more than 100 films and present juried  awards in a range of competitive categories -- including Best Feature Film, Best Documentary, Best International Film, and Best Short Film. 

International Film Festival North Hollywood

 

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL NORTH HOLLYWOOD - APRIL 28 - MAY 1, 2016 at the NoHo Arts Center in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood, CA.

IFFNoHo is designed to be a launch platform for new films, a nexus for discussion, and an expertly programmed showcase in all genres. The best films share a wonderful combination of substantive story-telling and creative use of the moving image and we invite all of you who are passionate about this collective form of expression to apply.

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