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Boulder International Film Festival - $10,000 Grand Prize, Call for Entries now Open

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https://biff1.com/filmmakers/ The Boulder International Film Festival (Feb 28-March 3) is excited to announce two new monetary awards for BIFF 2019: The $10,000 "Grand Jury Prize: Best Feature Length Film" (Narrative or Documentary) and the $3,000 "Grand Jury Prize: Best Short Film” (Narrative, Doc, or Animated).  Filmmakers enjoy luxurious accommodations and an exclusive VIP pass to the legendary parties, where interaction with Oscar-winning celebrities, A-...

Submit ASAP! Earlybird Deadline - August 31st!

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THE EARLYBIRD DEADLINE FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL NYC INDEPENDENT FILM FEST IS AUGUST 31, 2018! Yes, August 31, 2018!!! Mark your calenders! SUBMIT ASAP!  To submit and to view full rules and guidelines you can visit: https://filmfreeway.com/nycindieff or https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

Selected Films for the First Annual NYC 2 Paris Film Fest!

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Happy August! Only a little over a month until our first annual NYC 2 Paris Film Festival! We have our complete selections up on our website so you can learn more about what this incredible festival has to offer! Visit: Festivals 2018 If you don't have the time to check them all out right now, we've been posting about each film on social media and will continue to do so leading up to the festival! So whether you're always on Facebook, can't get enough of Insta, or more of a Twit...

Tickets now available on Eventbrite!

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Tickets to our festival are now available to purchase on Eventbrite!  Important to keep in mind when getting your tickets:  -Each session is listed as a separate event on Eventbrite.  -There are 6 sessions for the NYC festival and 4 sessions for Paris.  -ALL 6 sessions for NYC take place on Sunday, September 9th, 2018.  -The first two sessions for Paris take place on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 and the last two will take place Friday, September 21st, 2018.  ...

TromaDance Film Festival Scheduled for Fall 2018

19th Annual All Free TromaDance Film Festival Scheduled for Fall 2018 due to filming of "Shakespeare's Shitstorm"       "Due to the filming of our next feature film, 'Shakespeare's Shitstorm' the 19th Annual TromaDance Film Festival will be held this Fall. A little later than usual, but rest assured, TromaDance 19 is happening! Please continue to submit your feature films and shorts! The tentative submissions dea...

2018 newportFILM Outdoors Screening Series opens with WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR

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Academy Award winning filmmaker Morgan Neville, Award Winning Filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer and Best-selling Author Andrew Solomon Among Guests to Attend   newportFILM announced today an impressive lineup of world-class documentaries for their annual summer series newportFILM Outdoors, with guests including Academy Award winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (Twenty Feet from Stardom), award winning filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer (Valentino: The Last Emperor) director Nathaniel Kahn (...

Last chance to submit to the NYC 2 Paris Film Festival!

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Tomorrow (June 20th, 2018) is the LAST day to submit your film to the NYC 2 Paris Film Festival!!    Visit the link to submit and for more information: https://filmfreeway.com/NewYork2ParisInternationalFilmFestival   Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.  ...

Young European Film-makers Ready to Get Off to a Flying Start

  EFP FUTURE FRAMES presents ten exceptional young directors at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2018 THE LEGIONNAIRE by Hleb Papou (Italy) ­ Istituto Luce Cinecittà  Putting outstanding young directing talents from Europe in the spotlight, EFP FUTURE FRAMES presents ten film students and graduates and their award-winning work at the 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) in the Czech Republic (June 29 - Ju...

Best Shorts Competition - EVER!

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Best Short Film Competition - EVER!   Writers judge filmmakers and filmmakers judge writers. It’s that simple! We fund you to collaborate. We let the community decide.   Up to $10,000 for the short script. Up to $25,000 for the filmmaker to shoot it.   Writers can't judge writers.  Filmmakers can't judge filmmakers. Everyone receives a massive amount of feedback.   The filmmaker owns 100% of the film. Writersandfilmmakers.com owns 0%.   Visi...

Late Deadline for NYC 2 Paris International Film Fest: JUNE 4

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The Late Deadline to submit your film to the NYC 2 Paris Film Festival is June 4th, 2018!    NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival honors the Best in Category which includes Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Super Short, Best Music Video, as well as Best Director and Best Screenplay. The NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival provides a showcase for the best in independent cinema, including short films, fea...

"Pope Francis: A Man of His Word" Blesses Theaters

Wim Wenders brings one of the world's most well-known personalities to the Festival this year. The Hors Competition film “Pope Francis: A Man of His Word” tells of the reign of Pope Francis and gives the background of St. Francis of Assissi, the man who took a life of poverty to carry out the work and teachings of God. St. Francis' lifestyle drives the habits and beliefs of Pope Francis, whose actions have caused a stir in the Vatican and in the global Catholic community. S...

ACCEPTING ALL ENTRIES!

CALLING ALL Filmmakers. We are accepting submissions for all categories.Check it out and we look forward to helping support you and your film! http://hdfilmfest.com   ...

Tribeca Film Festival 2018: And the Winners Are ...

2018 Tribeca Film Festival Awards: ‘Diane,’ ‘Smuggling Hendrix,’ and More Take Top Honors NEW YORK, NY:  Mustafa ÖNDER Alia Shawkat was named best actress in a US narrative feature for Duck Butter, while best actor honours went to Jeffrey Wright for O.G. Best Cinematography in a US narrative feature Film went to Wyatt Garfield for Diane. The Nora Ephron Award awarded a $25,000 prize to writer-director Nia DaCosta for Little Woods. T...

How to Stay Updated

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It can be hard to keep track of deadlines when you're deep into your creative process. One of the best ways to stay updated is to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.  We post weekly reminders on deadlines and just general messages encouraging you to get your short documentary ready for submission!  Additionally, we post articles from your fave sources with the latest news in documentary film- which can certainly serve as a nice break from working hard on your film's...

Filmmaker Welcome Party - 2018 Tribeca Film Festival

NEW YORK, NY: Mustafa ÖNDER The Filmmaker Welcome Party during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival at The Bowery Hotel on April 20, 2018 in New York City.   Photographs by © Mustafa Önder http://mustafaonder.com Copyright ©2018 Mustafa Önder, All Rights Reserved.   ...

STUDIO 54 The Documentary Premier Party at Night Fever Pop Up Disco / The Museum of Sex

NEW YORK, NY: Mustafa ÖNDER Guests enjoy the STUDIO 54 The Documentary Tribeca Film Festival Party at Night Fever Pop Up Disco / The Museum of Sex, on April 24, 2018 in New York City  STUDIO 54 The Documentary Tribeca Film Festival Party at Night Fever Pop Up Disco / The Museum of Sex, on April 24, 2018 in New York City  STUDIO 54 The Documentary Tribeca Film Festival Party at Night Fever Pop Up Disco / The Museum of Sex, on April 2...

"This Is Climate Change" A Virtual Reality 360 degree immersive at Tribeca

A Four-Part Virtual Reality Docu-Series at the Tribeca Film Festival. Place the headset and headphones on and submerge yourself  into four short films, in four different global locations, all relating to climate change. Look up, down, left and right, and swivel in your chair 360 degrees to get the complete effect. FEAST: (approximately an eight minute long 360 immersive), starts off with an aerial view flying high over the Brazilian Amazon rainforests. As you look down, you see trees vi...

Earlybird Deadline: August 17, 2018

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With warmer days just around the corner, you don't want time to escape you! The Earlybird Deadline for the New York Short Documentary Film Festival is August 17, 2018.  Submit your short Documentary film but remember- it MUST be 20 min or less! To submit visit: https://filmfreeway.com/NYCSDFF Visit our website for photos and information: http://nycsdff.com/ Follow us on Twitter for fun documentary news and other important updates/reminders: https://twitter.com/NY...

11 festivals scheduled in May for Jeff Bridges' Living in the Future's Past

This busy may for Susan Kucera the director of LITFP follows the very successfull entry on the circuit in April with 11 selections. 6 FESTIVAL WINS SO FAR Garden State Film Festival 2018:  Best Documentary Award NewYork Festivals: Best documentary on climate change and sustainability from New York Festivals (founded in 1957)  Gold United Nations award for "Outstanding Achievement in International Communications which best exemplifies the i...

The DOK.fest 2018 Programme!

Filmstill Festival Trailer The programme of DOK.fest 2018 is online. To give you a quick overview we have sorted and structured our online programme by themes, sections as well as days. In our tag search, everyone will be able to find the "right" film – from people who are interested in politics or theatre to party animals or cinema and art lovers. Our programme sections present relevant and pressing issues from all over the world on big screens – in the c...

Hot Docs – EFP Presents 10 New Docs About Europe Today and Awards Fil

  WHEN PIGS COME by Biljana Tutorov, world sales: Slingshot Films, Italy   EFP‘s New Collaboration with Hot Docs Kicks Off in Toronto  THE CHANGING FACE OF EUROPE – European Film Promotion’s (EFP) new collaboration with Hot Docs presenting outstanding documentaries that reflect on the social and political changes affecting Europe today – will bring 17 directors and producers to North America’s most important docum...

Netflix Announces Two New True Crime Documentary Series: THE STAIRCASE and EVIL GENIUS

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On the heels of Netflix’s pop-culture phenomenon Wild Wild Country  comes two true crime original documentary series, Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist and brand new episodes of the critically-acclaimed series The Staircase, which will launch alongside the original ten episodes. The next chapter of The Staircase will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.   View the first look sizzle here.   The Staircase follows the compelling s...

East Silver, a documentary market specialized in Eastern and Central European documentary film, is open for submissions.

  East Silver, a documentary market specialized in Eastern and Central European documentary film, is open for submissions. Submit your film to the largest internationally recognized database of creative feature and television documentary films from Central and Eastern Europe.   Application deadlines for the 15th edition:  Submission deadline for films produced in 2017: March 31, 2018 Submission deadline for films produced in 2018: May 31, 2018 Submission dea...

Conference on the future of documentary film at DOK.fest

    Documentary formats have become more and more popular, whereas production conditions in Germany are getting worse. During DOK.fest, a special event featuring this controversy is going to focus on the future of German feature documentary films and trying to find solutions for the dilemma.  CINEMA AT ITS BEST?  Conference on the future of German feature documentary films on May 3rd, 2018 Panel during DOK.forum 2017 The ...

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