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Women in Film Panel!

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Join us for our Women in Film Panel on May 9th at 7:15 PM! We have an incredible line-up of panelists including Jan Eliasberg, Jenifer Westphal, Danelle Eliav, and Afia Nathaniel!This year's panel takes place at the Helen Mills Theater. For more info and tickets visit our website: https://www.nycindieff.com/event/women-in-film-panel ...

Call for Entries

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[english below] [PT] O Festival Caminhos do Cinema Português tem sido, desde 1988, um dos principais referentes no panorama cinematográfico nacional. Apresentando-se como o único festival dedicado ao cinema português em todas as suas vertentes (projetos finais de escolas de cinema, animação, documentário, curta-metragem e longa-metragem), mostra-se como a derradeira montra das obras cinematográficas que anualmente são p...

American Documentary Film Fund

In addition to our annual 7-day film festival, we are proud to share the American Documentary Film Fund with independent American filmmakers who will participate and compete for financing for new projects as well as works in progress.  An amount up to $50,000 may be awarded or distributed in any given year.  (View our past Film Fund winners.) ​ A panel of film industry professionals will review a select group of documentary filmmaker projects for...

10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival Tickets!

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The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival is happening May 5 - 12!   We have an INCREDIBLE line-up on Indie Films this year. From inspiring docs to experimental shorts to hilarious comedies! Truly something for every indie film lover!    Get tickets today! For updates on our amazing selections follow us on social! Facebook Twitter  Instagram ...

Regular Deadline June 20, 2019

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Hey Film Festival filmmakers, So we are now in our Regular Entry phase that ends June 20, 2019 and couldn't be more thrilled about the stories coming in from writers and directors 40 and over.... such life experience and fascinating films we're getting!  Keep 'em coming please! So exciting!!  https://filmfreeway.com/FortyandOverFilmFestival All genres welcome. A film festival that is actually a festival of films!  No Categories, so your chances increase exponentiall...

3rd Doc Day: Focus on Documentary filmmaking at the Market : May 21

As part of the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes,  the 3rd Doc Day will be held on Tuesday, May 21, and will offer a full day of thematic conferences and masterclasses bringing together leading documentary filmmakers selected in Cannes and key experts from the documentary industry.     Every year, Doc Day is an opportunity to take a step back and reflect on the documentary genre, both in terms of industry and as a form of cinematographic...

Early Deadline tomorrow March 15th

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Hey Film Makers, Writers and Directors, So tomorrow is the Early Deadline for our Forty and Over Film Festival and just wanted to give a shoutout to everyone to get their films in before the fee goes up. We are so excited to see the amazing films coming in so far and can't wait to see what else is out there!   www.fortyandoverfilmfestival.com    Good luck everyone!! Frank Festival Director ...

First highlights of DOK.fest München: announcing jury, focus on the works of Heddy Honigmann...

This year's first festival highlights reveal the jury members of the German Documentary Film Music Award 2019 and a focus on the works of Dutch filmmaker Heddy Honigmann as part of the 2019 retrospective. Moreover, we welcome the   DOK.education, in cooperation with the Globate platform, is organising a media competence day on the subject of social media and globalisation, to which we cordially invite all school classes. The film THE CLEANERS will be shown, followed by a film ta...

The 21st Thessaloniki Documentary Festival sheds light to the global phenomenon of bureaucracy

“The Paper Chase” tribute   Bureaucracy (noun): a system for controlling or managing a country, company, or organization that is operated by a large number of officials employed to follow rules carefully // complicated rules, processes, and written work that make it hard to get something done   The perplexing structures of bureaucracy do not differ much from one...

Loving all the entries!

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Hey Film Makers, As our Early Deadline approaches on March 15th just wanted to say how happy we are with all the entries we are receiving thus far!  Such great storytelling and fantastic work on the screen!  Keep 'em coming and take advantage of the Early Bird discount of $35 dollars...   Frank Festival Director  www.fortyandoverfilmfestival.com  https://filmfreeway.com/FortyandOverFilmFestival ...

Submit your film to the International Thai Film Festival 2019!

Submit your short film, feature film or music video to the International Thai Film Festival 2019 (ITFF2019)! Submit your production via FilmFreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/thaifilmfest Submit your production via FestHome: https://filmmakers.festhome.com/f/3906 Submit your production via Withoutabox: https://www.withoutabox.com/03film/03t_fin/03t_fin_fest_01over.php?festival_id=17485 ITFF Website:

Get Tickets to NYC Short Documentary and Short Comedy Festivals!

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On March 24th, 2019 we have two exciting festivals for you!    Check out the NYC Short Documentary Film Festival and the NYC Short Comedy Film Festival!  The NYC Short Doc Fest will take place first from 12 - 4 pm. For info on featured films and ticket prices visit our website.  The NYC Short Comedy Fest is next from 4 - 8pm. Visit the website for film details and tickets!  Both take place at the Producers Club! We hope to see you there.  ...

Storytellers over 40

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Hey filmmakers So recently I had a conversation with a long time cinematographer who asked me what specific types of films we wanted for our Forty and Over Film Festival... and since we are open to all genres I would suggest the following wish list....  If your film Preaches, then we'd love for it to Inspire.  If yours Documents, then we'd love for it to Educate. And if your film is Fictional, then we hope it Entertains.  Our festival is looking for the best quality films...

Full Frame 2019 Thematic Program Curated by RaMell Ross

   Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker will attend the 22nd annual festival, April 4 – 7 Photo by Maya Krinsky The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is pleased to announce that filmmaker, photographer, and writer RaMell Ross will curate its 2019 Thematic Program. Ross’s first film, Hale County This Morning, This Evening, has been described as the birth of “a ...

International Competition “Touch me not” / “Noli me tangere” guides the selection of this year’s IC films

  The International Competition section of the 21st Thessaloniki Documentary Festival discovers the boldest new voices of contemporary documentary filmmaking, presenting the first or second films by the most promising directors from all over the world. It is worth noting that the TDF is included -along with 28 leading film festivals- in the Documentary Feature Qualifying Festival List established by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Thus the documentary that wins TDF&rsquo...

EDN Announces Lineup of Projects Selected for Docs in Thessaloniki

EDN - European Documentary Network announces the final selection of projects to take part in Docs in Thessaloniki, the annual EDN pitching forum taking place from 1-5 March 2019 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Docs in Thessaloniki consists of a five-day program, where the selected documentary projects will be developed, re-written and pitched to a panel of international financiers. For the upcoming 21st edition of Docs in Thessaloniki, EDN has now announced the final selection of documentary project...

Sonoma Film Fest kicks off with Special Documentary Film Dinner - Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable –

22ND ANNUAL SONOMA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS A Festival Kick-off   Special Documentary Film Dinner - Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable – Thursday, February 21st at Sebastiani Theatre   Sonoma, CA (February 7, 2019) – On Thursday, February 21st at 7:15pm, Sonoma International Film Festival fans can catch a special documentary film screening of Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable at the Sebastiani Theatre. Bethany Hamilton lost her arm to a tiger shark at age 13, but ...

Submissions closed - GET YOUR PASSES!

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Submissions are closed for the 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Fest - Now it's time to get your passes!   You're not gonna want to miss this year's sure-to-be awesome line up of indies! We've already begun the selection process, and are excited to bring you a powerful range of stories. From heart-wrenching dramas to inspiring docs to visually stunning music videos - there's going to be something for every film lover! https://filmfreeway.com/NYCIndieFF/tickets ...

Jump into nature with this collection of environmental documentaries in Santa Barbara

  Santa Barbara International Film Festival  SBIFF 2019 Reel Nature Sidebar Films Sponsored by TOYOTA Mirai: Anthropocene  The Biggest Little Farm The Map to Paradise Sharkwater Extinction Silent Forests View the full schedule at http://schedule.sbiff.org or download the SBIFF Official App. Get film tickets at http://givebox.com/1035.     ...

Herinneren: Het verhaal van Maurits Kiek…Remembering: The Maurits Kiek Story

“Herinneren: Het verhaal van Maurits Kiek…Remembering: The Maurits Kiek Story” presents one man’s courage to return to  Nazi-occupied Europe and serve as a covert MI-9 agent. His unwavering determination to stand up, in the face of overwhelming odds, and fight the perpetrators of evil was acknowledged in Den Haag, The Hague, in 2015. He is a hero for us to remember as we, too, are challenged to respond to human injustice and cruelty. ...

Footage Farm - Panel and Documentary Prizes!

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Special Announcement! For the 2019 festival, we are so excited to work with Footage Farm Ltd on both an excellent archive panel as well as prizes for our Feature Documentary and Short Documentary winners! FOOTAGE FARM was created in 2001 with the simple goal of offering documentary producers and film-makers easy access to public domain material without the often high costs of license fees. The prizes for our documentary winners are as follows: -The winner of the best documentary fe...

Glashütte Original – Documentary Award: Jury and Nominated Films

  The Berlin International Film Festival is very committed to documentaries and diverse documentary forms, as evident from the programmes of the different sections, initiatives and special presentations, as well as the European Film Market (EFM). In recent years, the number of long and short documentaries screening at the festival has continually increased. In 2018, the Berlinale has published a brochure titled “Focus on Docs” for the very first time. It gives an ov...

10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival - Discounted All Day Passes!

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ATTENTION NYC Indie Film Fest supporters - We hope you're just as excited as us for the upcoming 10th Annual Festival! Ten years is a big deal, and we're gonna celebrate accordingly! Wanna get your passes asap? Luckily for you, they're discounted! Head on over to FilmFreeway and purchase your passes. For any questions email us at info@nycindieff.com    https://filmfreeway.com/NYCIndieFF/tickets     ...

EXTENDED DEADLINE - Jan 31st!

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Missed our Late Deadline? No worries! Submit your film by January 31st to meet our (final) Extended Deadline! https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

2nd Annual NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival! Submit today!

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  The first annual NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival was such a hit! There was laughter, drinks, and plenty of amazing films! We know it's just gonna get better with age. Want to be a part of this growing tradition? Submit your film today on FilmFreeway:  https://filmfreeway.com/NewYork2ParisInternationalFilmFestival ...
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