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NEWSLETTER N° 369: jUNE 18, 2008

DAILIES ON FEST21.COM
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FESTROIA Dailies BOSTON: Video coverage
Archive Blogging fromIFFS Europe, Palm Beach , The international Doc market at Thessaloniki, ECU, Miami - Cinequest -Fantasporto - Santa Barbara - Berlin - Park City - Tribeca Film Festival San Francisco -
Cannes
- La Croisette Cannes
- Future of Cinema Salon in Cannes

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AWARDS
THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM
Oscar and more

Results of the Short Film Corner 2008 contests
Ischia awards to “Angels and Demons” by Director Ron Howard
2008 Harvardwood Screenplay Competition Winners

WINNER of Cannes Short Film Corner Contest "à la flip"
Focus on The Flip Trip by Vincenzo Cosentino

A small video camcorder decides to go to cannes to become famous like its old ancestors.
Competition's entry conditions: make a 3 minute movie with a Flip Video Camcorder in less than 3 days.
Watch the film on fest21.com

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A message from Revelation Festival
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Silverdocs 2008: An Overview
Sydney Film Festival raises its reward to $60,000
Brussels European Film Festival's line up
CineVegas Film Festival has opened it's 10th
HD Expo wraps 4th edition in Chicago
IFP/CHICAGO and Chicago Underground Film Festival Create Strategic Partnership
FYI (Film Your Issue) Film Festival

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FEST PLAYERS FOCUS

The Ischia Film Festival awards Ron Howard on the set of “Angeli e Demoni”
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Warren Beatty
Robert de Niro to be honored in Karlovy Vary
Gian Luigi Rondi new President of Rome

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

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THE NEWS " IN FRENCH " l'actu des festivals francophones
LA COUVERTURE DE CANNES SUR
http://croisette.fest21.com

ET...
Décès du distributeur André Lazare
CGR Cinémas la Rochelle passe au tout digital
Dimension3, la communauté 3D est née !
Palmarès du festival Pocket Films – 4e édition
Marseille met le documentaire à l'honneur
Les gagnants des compétitions du Short Film Corner
12 projets latino-américains sélectionnés pour la Open Doors Factory
Le Festival du Film Européen de Bruxelles
Ecran Total à Arenberg
Frédéric Maire sera le nouveau directeur de la Cinémathèque Suisse
Les Hérault du Cinéma de Cap D'Agde


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FILM FROM FEST FOCUS
Art for the world Project
Breckenridge Film Fest Hosts World Premiere of "Washington, You're Fired"
Festive Opening For 2008 Silverdocs with Alltogether Now
Lessons From The Kung Fu Panda
Karlovy Vary will open with a glimpse of New York’s opera mecca
Worlds apart Film In Focus at Festroia
Bucharest Film Festival to open with it's hard to be nice

D-CINEMA NEWS
Interview with Lorenzo Branca on the VPF
Digitalization - challenge and threat
Women in Digital Cinema
The secret of Cinema 2.0
XDC has signed with four major distributors to deploy 8,000 DC installations across Europe.


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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
Check out the Cannes Blog Photo Gallery, Video Gallery Short Film Corner

http://futureofcinema.fest21.com and on
Second Life "La Croisette": http://www.fest21.com/blog/secondlife
TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR TO CANNES ON SECOND LIFE: you are invited TELEPORT HERE

Filmfestivals.com and CFC Media Lab, Telefilm Canada
in partnership with The Hollywood Reporter, Moving Pictures, Film & Festivals Magazine and Cineuropa.org are proud to present another installment of our
Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Cannes Film Festival
.

This year 3rd installation of the Salon includes included
- The Blockbuster Panel at Palais JL Bory (bringing together international voices around the table, plus a special hands-on demo of some of the most innovative works coming out of Canada, including Late Fragment a critically-acclaimed dramatic interactive feature film which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.)
- and our innovative panel formats with MingleTalk Finance and Distribution both held at the Canadian Pavilion

Visit http://futureofcinema.fest21.com for more details and videos.

CALL FOR ENTRIES ONLINE SUBMISSIONS
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RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL October 1-12, 2008 London, England
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We screen films of all shapes, genres and sizes and have a soft spot for first time filmmakers. Late Submission Deadline is June 6th. Final Deadline is June 20th for Withoutabox users only.
Submit your film


PALM SPRINGS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - August 21-27, 2008
The 14th annual edition of the event will present more than 300 new short films from 40 countries, with 300 young filmmakers attending the event in the week-long celebration of the short film art form, which encompasses special events and showcases, and a program of seminars, master classes and panel discussions featuring industry professionals and experts in the short film field. 20 cash awards will be presented in eight competitive categories - over $70,000 in cash, film stock and production services will be awarded!

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.


ANNUAL PROGRAM WITHOUT FRONTIERS
Calls SHORT FILMS producers worldwide to participate with their works.
Also see the news on the Festival for Documentaries and Narrative Movies.
Awards information and call for entries

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