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Come join the hottest shorts film fest in the SouthWest.
Taos Shortz Film Festival is rapidly becoming an internationally known film festival.
We are dedicated to featuring quality, juried short films from around the globe and we invite you to bring your adventure of creativity to our film fest. Take the opportunity to strut your stuff amidst the mountains and mesas of Taos, NM.
Do you have a tale to tell?
A secret to reveal?
A truth that screams to be heard?
We are a forum that unites short films and filmmakers with the community, with the belief that films have the ability to change peoples lives.
The Taos Shortz Film Fest continues to bring world class cinema to our community and beyond and to provide filmmakers with a venue to showcase their work, participate in workshops, panels, and network with fellow filmmakers, media companies, producers and distributors.
The Taos Shortz Film fest will be held March 7th to 10th 2013 at the Taos Center for the Arts.
We will screen global short films, focus on New Mexico filmmakers and a local Taos filmmaker night on Thursday, March 7th. Free panel discussions and networking possibilities are being planned plus a few more creative events to make our 2013 festival better than ever!
Our 2012 festival was an enormous success and put Taos back on the map as a cinematic destination. We screened over 70 global and regional short films, offered free panel discussions in experimental film, chalkboard animation and Web Episodes. Taos was hopping as we hosted 200 International filmmakers and partied every night till the wee networking hours…
If you think you have what it takes for this year....
SUBMIT YOUR FILM!
The Social Change Film Festival & Institute (SCFFI) is a global community with a local presence, promoting transformative filmmaking & fostering social change. SCFFI features four days of films, panels, workshops, selected shorts and special events to inspire and build a global community focused on expanding the reach of conscious social change film and media.
A collection of daring documentaries from around the world, screened in Cape Town, South Africa
TAOS, NM —
Taos will play host
again to the 4th annual Taos Shortz Film Fest
dubbed as one of the most up and coming shorts
film festivals in Northern New Mexico. The festival will showcase more than 60 juried short films
from 15 countries. The Festival is scheduled from Friday, March 4 through
Sunday, March 6, 2011. Several juried
short films were the brainchild of Taosenos and other New Mexicans, including
writer/producer Allegra Huston (sister of actress, Angelica H...
The 4th annual Taos Shortz Film Fest will be held at the Harwood Museum in Taos, NM from March 4th -6th 2011. There will be over 60 juried short films from around the globe, panel discussions, parties and visiting filmmakers.
The festival begins Friday night March 4th at 7 pm with short films from 7 countries.
On Saturday March 5th, there will be more short film programs, panel discussions, and a family friendly program.
More short films and panel discussions are on the line-up Sunday March 6...
THE CALL FOR ENTRIES IS NOW OPEN for the 4th
Annual Taos Shortz Film Fest. We are rapidly gaining placement with the
highest rated short film fests in the USA.
Dedicated to featuring quality, juried short films from
around the globe; we invite you to bring your adventure of creativity to
our film fest! Accepting animation, comedy, fiction, dramatic fiction,
documentary and experimental-. Take the opportunity to strut your stuff
amidst the mountains and mesas of Taos, NM.
For 4 years we have successfully produced one of the top competitive film festivals in the country. We champion the art of independent filmmaking and the dedicated, passionate and creative individuals who produce it. Over the years we have worked with Warner Bros., HBO, Picturehouse and IFC to name a few.
We have built a great brand that has continued to gain equity and identity on the festival circuit. We have continued to honor our mission of becoming a top film festival based on innovation and the ability to adapt to the ever changing film industry. It is for this reason that we have decided to reposition Solstice Film Festival to better differentiate ourselves from other traditional film festivals and events.
SFF has now become Solstice Universal Film Festival & Market. Our brand and programming will now, literally, be marketed and available to a Universal audience. SUFFM showcases our program through alternative and innovative forms of distribution and exhibition while championing alternative and innovative forms of production. Our primary priority was to transform our website from simply a location to find information about the live event into a hub of entertainment and interaction. We will be holding two Official film competitions throughout the year with a bi-annual presentation of The Awards, as well as many National Brand-based film competitions.
Over the years our programming has earned accolades and global attention. We are excited to be able to offer our programming year round, and we have now implemented a bi-annual presentation of awards for the various competitive categories.
Our call for entries is perpetual, though we do have deadline dates for inclusion in each bi-annual competition.
Competition 1 Announced on June 21
Deadline for inclusion into Competition 1 is May 21
Competition 2 Announced on December 21
Deadline for inclusion into Competiton 2 is November 21
All movies received (physically or digitally) after deadline dates will automatically be eligible for the following Competition.
We have partnered with FilmXibitor to provide our filmmakers a platform to showcase, promote and sell their movies to a global audience.
FilmXibitor is a forward-thinking company that was built by individuals from every area of the filmmaking industry. We worked with them to design and implement a SUFFM specific platform that will allow us to give our filmmakers the opportunity to not only exhibit their films to a global audience but also make money in the process.
We designed our Market to make it easy for acquisition and distribution professionals to directly view any available IP and directly contact the filmmaker to discuss options and/or negotiate terms.
Until now, a filmmaker's hopes of being discovered relied heavily on getting accepted to film festivals and simply being in the right place at the right time with the right people watching your movie. FilmXibitor not only assists and consults filmmakers on marketing their film, but they have also actively built an impressive database of film professionals who have the authority to make acquisition descisions.
Please take a tour of our new company. The various sections and sub-sections of the site will provide you with further information regarding the new SUFFM, as well as new programming additions, new strategic partnerships and new ways that SUFFM keeps you involved the entire year with short film competitions and innovative exhibition and distribution opportunities.
Thank you, and enjoy the ride!
-Devin Halden, Founder/Executive Director
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July 12th - 19th: These are the dates of the Summer rendez vous for the Italian film & music community, populated by the leaders of the entertainment and communications businesses, and the most celebrated luminaries on the global stage. Since 2003, this has been a popular event with Movie and TV
The event is sponsored in part by the Italian Ministry of Culture and by the Campa...
Seventh annual festival of films & videos from around the world on issues of peace, environmental sustainability and more...
New categories, new awards and named one of the 40 indie friendliest companies in the US and one of the 25 BEST FILM FESTIVAL INVESTMENTS by Moviemaker Magazine.Open to all filmmakers from around the world from student films to professional. Categories range from Features to shorts in Narrative and Documentary, Animated Shorts, Music Videos, WebSeries Pilots, Student Shorts and Studio and Indie 3D films. All Official Selections receive an award package. Over $60,000 in prizes awarded in 2011, New sliding scale Grand Prize, with 5,000 cash prize for each 1000 entries and 500 cash prize to categories receiving over 200 entries. All Features are eligible for a RED CARPET premiere screening in Las Vegas calued at over $25,000 USD and allows filmmakers the possiblity of theatrical distribution in the states for a revenue sharing distribution deal and keep all your rights.
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