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NEWSLETTER N° 351: February 13, 2008

AWARDS
THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM
Oscar and more

The first awards of the Berlin Film Festival (for shorts)
Berlin FF Introduces First Film Prize
BAFTA surprises
La Vie en rose: the biggest winner of the night at BAFTA
And the Berlin Today Award 2008 goes to...
The Budapest Filmweek Prizes
Golden Reel Revealed in Budapest

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LIVE BLOGGING FROM PARK CITY
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BERLIN IN ACTION
Berlin jury shook by desertions
Digital Distribution Is Hot Topic At European Film Market
Berlin FF Short Film Awards
2008 Shooting Stars Honored At Berlinale Palast
An Interview with Wieland Speck head of Panorama section
Berlin FF Introduces First Film Prize
Film In Focus: SUDDENLY, LAST WINTER
THE EXILES Has Restoration Screening In Berlin
More Celebrity Sightings In Berlin
58th Berlin Festival Opens with Mick, and Marty, and Pen and Ben
Opening of the Berlinale Talent Campus #6 And the Berlin Today Award 2008 goes to..."
Meet The New European Film Stars
Harrelson Kingsley and Kretschman Team Up in Thriller on Wheels at Berlinale
A JIHAD FOR LOVE Opens Panorama Section
Celebrity Sightings In Berlin
Berlinale Competition Jury Is An International Mix of Talents
Crosby Stills Nash & Young Machen Die Musik In Berlin
Meet Alfred Holighaus, section director of Perspektive Deutsches Kino
hungarian film art during the berlinale
European Cinema Yearbook – 2007 final edition presetation in Berlin

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MORE FESTIVAL NEWS

Sarasota Fest set to celebrate 10th in april
BestOff 99-08 Film Festival’s Green Ravens handed out
"My Blueberry Nights," by Wong Kar Wai opens IndieLisboa 2008
The 36th Dance on Camera Festival (DCF) 2008
Opening of the Berlinale Talent Campus #6
58th Berlin Festival Opens with Mick, and Marty, and Pen and Ben
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival opens this week
I am satisfied - Says Kuldeep Sinha at meet the press at MIFF-2008.
Panels and Workshops at PAFF
The deadline for entries to the Babelgum Online Film festival has been extended to March 1st
SXSW Announces Lineup
Next EFA Awards ceremony in Copenhagen will be royal
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FEST PLAYERS FOCUS

Berlin Jury shook by desertions as Bier and Bonnaire go awol
Focus on Wieland Speck, head of the Panorama section
SXSW Announces 2008 Film Panels: Billy Bob Thornton, Helen Hunt...
Nanni Moretti retrospective at next Locarno

FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS
Festivals calling for your films...
This week, this month..

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LA COUVERTURE DE CANNES SUR
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Amer béton de Michael Arias Grand Prix Anima 2008
Retrospective Nanni Moretti au Festival de Locarno
Records d affluence battus à Clermont- Ferrand
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FILM FROM FEST FOCUS

Berlinale Film In Focus : Suddenly, Last Winter
Canadian docs at Thessaloniki Documentary Festival
The Exiles has Restoration Screening In Berlin
Villa Jasmine premiered at NY Jewish Fest
Beaufort Oscar Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film,
Scorsese Shines A Light On The Rolling Stones
Plight of Documentary Exhibition in India
PAFF opens with Namibia: the struggle for liberation
Introduction presentation of the Ukrainian Cinema Foundation in Berlin
Faces of facism focus at Thessaloniki Doc Fest
MIFF 2008 Films Division, IDPA, & Cine exhibitors shook hands..

D-CINEMA NEWS

Strike-Sidelined Cinematographers Offered P2 Workshops In Los Angeles
Warner Bros. and National CineMedia partner
Disney Utilizes Realscan 3D Again for Book of Secrets
PassmoreLab Creates Prototype Multi-Camera Array for 3D Imaging
Polar Express 3D goes IMAX 3D for Christmas
CGR Cinémas go fully digital, team with AAM
HD EXPO unveils 3D Day
The world’s digital screens reach 4000 mark
NEC Digital Cinema Division Wins the 2007 American Business Award
French 3D cinema is awakening…

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Film Festival Tourism: a research on its rapid expansion
The previous articles provided the context for the growing film festival tourism phenomenon. In this last installment, more specific information is provided about the participants in festival tourism, the services provided by the few agencies in this new niche market, and the characteristics of the film festivals that would most likely benefit from film festival tourism.
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

NEWS FROM CANNES
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FESTIVALS IN ACTION - THE VIDEO DAILIES
Recent coverage and dailies from Goa London Rome Funchal Fort Lauderdale Bahamas AFI
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ACE FILM FESTIVAL- NYC - September 12 - 14, 2008 Accepting Entries February 8 - May 9, 2008
Want your film played in New York City? This is your chance to screen your work to an audience of fellow filmmakers, industry players, press, distributors and moviegoers in the heart of Manhattan! This priceless opportunity is only the beginning. Selected films will be reviewed by an impressive panel of accomplished judges for a chance to win awards, prizes, cash and more. Your film or video will share the screen with the latest and greatest in American independent cinema for one of the most anticipated events on the industry calendar.
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BUSHO FILM FESTIVAL September 3 - 7, 2008
Short Film, Long Bang!
The 4th BuSho International Short Film Festival accepts entries in the categories of fiction, animation and experimental film.
Entry deadline: 3. May 2008.
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BABELGUM ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL Submit by February 24, 2008
Join the competition now to enter your film for the Babelgum Online Film Festival competition awards.
Spike Lee chairs a jury of industry experts drawn from around the world.
Winners in each of the 7 categories will be awarded $20 000, plus advertising revenue share and gain exposure to a global audience
APPLY ONLINE

TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S TV & FILM FESTIVAL April 4 - 8, 2008
Taiwan International Children’s TV & Film Festival Final Calls.Entry deadline: October 31, 2007. Don’t miss your opportunity to win cash prize USD 4,000 each category. Please visit our website: www.tictff.org.tw or the bulletin board page to get moresubmission information
INFORMATION ONLINE

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL April 24 - May 8, 2008
The Golden Gate Awards competition is accepting submissions in 11 categories. Entries must have been completed on or after January 1, 2007. Works that have played a multiday commercial theatrical run in the Bay Area or had any kind of media broadcast are not eligible to apply to non-television categories
SUBMIT ONLINE NOW

SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA June 13 - 21, 2008
Now entering our 10th year, Short Shorts Film Festival (SSFF) has become one of Asia’s largest festival for international short films and is one of the few Academy Award(R) accredited short film festivals SSFF reaches audiences of 30,000 in Tokyo and major cities in Japan. Our main festival is held for over a week in the heart of Harajuku TOKYO!
Please note that our festival dates are tentative.

INDEPENDENT FEATURES FILM FESTIVAL July 25 - 27, 2008
The Independent Features Film Festival is the world's first film festival in which films will be chosen by a global audience via a web-based competition. The competition will run May 1st, 2008 through June 30th, 2008. The top twenty-one films will go on to be screened at the Independent Features Film Festival which will be hosted July 25-27, 2008 at the acclaimed Tribeca Cinemas in Lower Manhattan.
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FANTASPORTO' 2008 CALL FOR ENTRIES
28th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Feb 29 - March 8,
Entries Close Dec 15 Running on 5 theatres screening 200 feature films each year with Massive press coverage 5000 clippings every year - Over 110,000 entries in past editions.contact: Mário Dorminsky (Director)
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