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NEWSLETTER N° 392: December 3, 2008


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33 FESTIVALS THIS WEEK: If you live in one of these
cities watch out for the festivals at Leuven, Copenhagen,
Lodz, Santa Fe, Cologne, Whistler, Brussels, VillefrancheE
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AWARDS
THE AWARDS WATCH
ON FEST21.COM


Director “Sergei Dvortsevoy” bagged IFFI Goa's
best film award
The Film Independent Spirit Awards
Autumn receives two Golden Goose Award from Kars
New York City Horror Film Festival 2008 Wrap-up!
The Torino Film Festival awards
Winners at the 19th edition of the 2008 Stockholm International
Film Festival


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of Cinema Salon in Cannes

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MORE FESTIVAL NEWS


The 2008 Florence - River to River highlights
Baltic Event initiative at Tallin Black Nights Fest
Stockholm International Film Festival Comes to an End
The 11th IWFFIS Festival: A New Beginning! Women Multitudes!
And Trans!
IDFA Forum for International Co-Financing of Documentaries
Unique Iranian Film Week in Budapest

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FEST PLAYERS FOCUS

Aspen
announces star studded lineup for Academy screenings
Lisa Schwarzbaum's panel of up and coming new talent
SHOOTING STARS as presenters for EFA Ceremony
Massimo Ranieri to be honored in LA Italia Film, Fashion
and Art Fest
Mike Leigh Film Opens 12th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Edinburgh International Film Audiences Conference

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

Les
interviews vidéos de Cécile Rittweger

Les dailies
de Cinemed

News
d'arras L'autre cinéma

Cinéma
Miracolo à Paris sur fest21.com

Dernières
nouvelles sur la nouvelle version française de fest21.com
Des avancées
dans le débat sur le "must-offer" ?
Palmarès du festival de Marrakech
Sylvie Verheyde Stella's French director Interview
Danielle Mitterrand : la Marraine du Festival International
du Film d' Environnement

ET sur filmfestivals.fr...

Panafricana
s'arrète hélas....
Carte Blanche à Bertrand Tavernier au Festival Franco-Coréen
:
Le Festival Franco-Coréen du Film: mosaïque,
la diversité et la coexistence
Fête cannoise pour les 50 ans de cinéma de
Georges Lautner
Rapport IRIS plus: des avancées dans le débat
sur le "must-offer" ?
Yves Boisset annonce le palmarès du festival Justice
à l'écran
Une 11e édition des RIDM couronnée de succès
!
Autodesk célèbre la 3D

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Film
in focus

A new program section titled Crazy Cool and curated
by Sandy Mandelberger
: North American Independents,
the
Festival
is presenting 10 films, all Eastern European and Baltic
premieres.
The films, which made big impressions at previous film festivals
from Sundance to Toronto, include: ADORATION (Canada, Atom
Egoyan), THE NECESSITIES OF LIFE (Canada, Benoit Pilon),
GOOD DICK (US, Marianna Palka), GOODBYE SOLO (US, Ramin
Bahrani), FROZEN RIVER (US, Courtney Hunt), HUMBOLDT COUNTY
(US, Darren Grodsky and Danny Jacobs), MOMMA’S MAN
(US, Azazel Jacobs), FUGITIVE PIECES (Canada, Jeremy Podeswa),
MY WINNIPEG (Canada, Guy Maddin) and WHEN LIFE WAS GOOD
(Canada, Terry Miles).

More
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FILM FROM FEST FOCUS

Crazy Cool: North American Independents At Tallinn Black
Nights
More Iranian film reviews from Budapest
World Premiere of Tom Tykwer’s thriller The International
to open Berlinale 2009
The Latin American Works in Progress at Berlin's EFM
Wannabe Fathers and Sons... Iranian film week review
The Iranian Film Week in Budapest line up

D-CINEMA NEWS
Can
you speak the Digital language?
Digital screenings from Europe's Finest at Ghent
First Digital 3D Movie Released in China
350 systems commitments to date for Dolby(R) 3D

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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



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DOCUMENTA MADRID
May 1 to May 10, 2009
Documenta Madrid is an international film festival dedicated
exclusively to documentary film. Its offices are located
in the capital of Spain and it is organized by the City
of Madrid. It is presently the city's most widely-attended
festival. The festival was born for the purpose of strengthening
and disseminating the documentary genre, in so far as it
understood to be a reflection of the social, cultural, economic,
artistic, environmental, and other realities that exist
in the world.

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FANTASPORTO
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAl
February
20 - March1, 2008

29th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Feb 20 - March
1
The Oporto International Film Festival, now going to its
29th edition, specializes in fantasy and science-fiction
films in its Official Competitive section.
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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DUBAI
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
December
11 - 18, 2008

The 2008 edition of the Dubai International Film Festival
features 12 programmes that will showcase cinema of all
genres from all over the world : The Cultural Bridge, Arabian
Nights, A Celebration of Indian Cinema, The Cinema of the
World, The Cinema of AsiaAfrica, Emirati Voices, Children’s
Cinema, Animation, In Focus, Rythm & Reels, Screen on
the Green and Lifetime Achievement
Introducing the New Dubai Film Market

ECU
THE EUROPEAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL March, 2009

The European Independent Film Festival 200ç submission
deadline of January 15th, 2009 is fast approaching. Held
in Paris in March at the prestigious Biblioteque Nationale
de Francois Mitterand the very best independent films from
around the World will be screened to large audiences competing
for 16 awards in 11 categories.
For more information go to www.ecufilmfestival.com
SUBMIT
ONLINE NOW


SHORT
SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA June, 2009

Now entering our 11th 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.
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L.A.
COMEDY SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL
March
5 - 8, 2009

This is a festival started by funny people, for funny
people. All judges are top names in the fields of comedy
and filmmaking.
If what you have is short and people laugh at it, around
here, that’s a good thing.
So,
you think you're funny? Prove it!


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AFRICA
WORLD DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL
February 5 - 8, 2009
Join us for the 2nd Africa World Documentary Film Festival
in February 2009 in Saint Louis USA, in Europe, and the
Caribbean. At our 2007 inaugural festival in Saint Louis
USA and Lagos, Nigeria, over $5,000 in prizes was awarded.
The festival and film makers presenting were highlighted
on CNN’s Inside Africa.
At the 2nd AWDFF in 2009, we are awarding more prizes to
Film makers, along with viewing of your work on three continents
under the banner of one festival. Look out for more and
join us at the 2nd AWDFF around the globe!
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