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TuTuMUCH

Director: Elise Swerhone.
TuTuMUCH follows 9 young dancers behind-the-scenes where they plié and pirouette for coveted spots in an intensive 4 week professional ballet summer program. Leaving behind their families and friends, often for the first time, each girl confronts in her own way the painstaking and sometimes rewarding realities of actually living her dream. TuTuMUCH is a glimpse of how it feels to embark on a career of dance at the age of twelve.

Jane Russell: The Brunette Bombshell

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  The number of film stars who embodied the golden age of Hollywood who are still here to tell the tale are few and far between. However, this evening the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) will have one such diva in their presence, Miss Jane Russell. The busty, brunette bombshell who set pulses racing in the 1940s and 1950s made only 25 films in a two decade career, but she was one of the iconic figures who defined Hollywood glamour. The discovery of millionaire Howard H...

BUFF 2010

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The British Urban Film Festival 2010 4th, 5th, 6th September  For immediate release Chairman's formal announcement The British Urban Film Festival returns. The annual 3-day event which is free to all ages kicks off on Saturday 4th September at Tottenham’s Bernie Grant Arts Centre – named after the black Labour politician who was MP for the area for over a decade. The stage play-turned-movie “Sus”, starring Clint Dyer, Rafe Spall & Ralph Brown, will be screened on the opening nig...

NSI Online Short Film Festival lineup of 30 canadian shorts

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The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) announces its newest film lineup for the NSI Online Short Film Festival, with over 30 short films from Canadian filmmakers rolling out on the NSI website over the next few months. The festival now has over 100 Canadian short films playing in its "Now Showing" and "Archives".The NSI Online Short Film Festival is a quality, year-round, 100% Canadian online film festival. New films are added to the NSI website weekly. All NSI website content can be acc...

A look at Canadian films in the Vancouver Festival

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The Vancouver International Film Festival will present 89 Canadian films in the Festival, fully one-quarter of the more than 350 films presented at this year's VIFF. These films showcase new works from some of our most popular and prolific filmmakers, along with a great crop of new talent. The Canadian line-up includes 20 dramatic and 13 nonfiction feature-length films, six mid-length films and 50 shorts. "The Canadian Images program traditionally includes some of the hottest tick...

Doc Soup screening series to premiere The September Issue

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Hot Docs is excited to open the 2009-10 Doc Soup screening series with the Canadian premiere of THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE (D: R.J. Cutler, USA, 88 MIN), which offers both an extraordinary behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the style industry's bible, the September issue of *Vogue* magazine, and an unprecedented gaze into the life of fashion icon Anna Wintour. Touted as "riveting" by the *Los Angeles Times* and "a hurricane of fabulousness!" by *New York Magazine*, THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE screens du...

89 Canadian films in The Vancouver International Film Festival

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CANADIAN IMAGES Audience Favourites, New Faces and Fantastic DocsThe Vancouver International Film Festival will present 89 Canadian films in the Festival, fully one-quarter of the more than 350 films presented at this year's VIFF. These films showcase new works from some of our most popular and prolific filmmakers, along with a great crop of new talent. The Canadian line-up includes 20 dramatic and 13 nonfiction feature-length films, six mid-length films and 50 shorts. “The Canadian Images pro...

Script Ii Screen

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Western Canadian festival for Christian junior and senior high students

Exofest 3: The Edmonton International Horror Film Festival

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This will be one of the 10 largest horror film festivals in the World. We will have films from all over the world, almost 100 in total. We are accepting documentaries, short and feature length films.

The Cause & Effect Film Festival

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The festival is intended to show support and solidarity for Baha`i filmmakers and filmmakers making films that promote ideals compatible with those of the Baha`i Faith.

Return To Odd International Film Festival Stopped In 2004

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R2O has arrived to expose audiences to an array of classic & modern films from around the world. The focus is to introduce the international horror & cult scene by immersing viewers with an eclectic collection of films that will entice and terrify.

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Edmonton International Film Festival

For nine days and nights, all those who love film will be treated to some of the most original and engaging feature films, documentaries and short films from across Canada and around the world.

Dreamspeakers International Film Festival

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A thought-provoking showcase of film works of Aboriginal people from Mexico, Australia, USA, New Zealand and Canada. Please visit www.dreamspeakers.org for more information and film submission forms.

Global Visions Film Festival

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26th Global Visions Film Festival Nov. 1 – 4, 2007 OPENING GALA featuring WAR/DANCE. HD PLUS art, local shorts, marketplace, workshops, roundtable discussions, youth media, and much more! FOR full 2007 film lineup visit www.globalvisionsfestival.com

Best of NSI Online Short Film Festival 2008

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Between now and March 2009 the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) is programming a special selection of films to celebrate some of the best work chosen for the NSI Online Short Film Festival during 2008. Each week NSI will spotlight one film.   Week of December 7: Breathless directed by Kyle Sandilands (Vancouver, BC) Spanning the rise and fall of a young couple’s three-year relationship in 90 seconds, Breathless follows one man’s reflections on how his own des...

Film In Focus: PASSCHENDAELE

 Thursday, September 4------With more than 265 films from over 50 countries around the world screening at this year's event, the Toronto International Film Festival could have its pick of whatever film from whatever country it wanted for its opening slot (unless Venice had it first). But the Festival understands the importance of reserving its Opening Night Gala for homegrown talent, and as it has done for the past several years, the Festival opener is an indeed a Canadian film.One of the mos...

New NSI Drama Prize teams announced

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The National Screen Institute has announced the new 2008-09 NSI Drama Prize teams and celebrate the world premiere screening of the current 2007-08 program graduates’ short films.NSI Drama Prize is a professional training program which culminates in the production of a short film. Teams receive one year of training, $10,000 cash, over $30,000 in services, customized training in writing, directing, producing and access to professional contacts and mentors. Following their week-long intensive tr...

Fest Summit will present Festival excellence awards

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IFFS: International Film Festival Summit will run December 2-4, 2007 at the Loews Lake Las Vegas ResortJoe Pantoliano will Present IFFS Excellence Awards presented by BabelgumThe Inaugural IFFS Excellence Awards takes place Monday, Dec. 3rd at Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort, and will honor and pay tribute to the dedicated professionals and executives managing film festivals.A total of six Excellence Awards will be presented at this year's IFFS. Don't miss the opportunity to represent and support yo...

Fest Summit will present Festival excellence awards

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IFFS: International Film Festival Summit will run December 2-4, 2007 at the Loews Lake Las Vegas ResortJoe Pantoliano will Present IFFS Excellence Awards presented by BabelgumThe Inaugural IFFS Excellence Awards takes place Monday, Dec. 3rd at Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort, and will honor and pay tribute to the dedicated professionals and executives managing film festivals.A total of six Excellence Awards will be presented at this year's IFFS. Don't miss the opportunity to represent and support yo...

Assasssination of Jesse James hits the circuit

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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert FordOpens in Select Theatres September 21Jesse James (BRAD PITT) was one of the country's first bona fide celebrities. There have been countless books written and tales told about America's most famous outlaw--all of them colorful and fascinating, all focused on his larger-than-life public persona and daring exploits, and most of them bearing only incidental reference to the truth. To those he robbed and terrorized, and to the families of tho...

Assasssination of Jesse James hits the circuit

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THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD by American director Andrew Dominik was announced at a press conference today as the Opening Film of the 2007 Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) presented by American Express. The film will be presented at the American Express Opening Night Gala on the eve of the Festival September 20, 2007. “CIFF will be the second Festival in Canada to see this film after the Toronto International Film Festival,” explained CIFF’s Executiv...

Filmfestivals destination tourism and business Part 2

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As a response to the several inquiries that I have received, this article provides additional information following my December 15 background essay on the emerging field of film festival tourism. As noted before, film festival tourism is part of the rapidly expanding cultural tourism industry that serves a fairly affluent and knowledgeable audience. Conversely, local or national departments of tourism have realized that attracting cultural film tourists generates additional income for the local ...

Film Festival Tourism part II

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As a response to the several inquiries that I have received, this article provides additional information following my December 15 background essay on the emerging field of film festival tourism. As noted before, film festival tourism is part of the rapidly expanding cultural tourism industry that serves a fairly affluent and knowledgeable audience. Conversely, local or national departments of tourism have realized that attracting cultural film tourists generates additional income for the loca...

New generation of Canadian filmmakers prepare for short film production

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Today at NSI FilmExchange Canadian Film Festival emerging filmmakers from Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary were announced as the newest participants for the NSI Drama Prize training program, presented by CBC Television with support from program partner The Brian Linehan Foundation. Coordinated by the National Screen Institute, NSI Drama Prize is a professional training program which culminates in the production of a short film. Up to five teams receive one year of professional ...

Amateur filmmakers winners at NSI Amateur Movie Contest

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Amateur filmmakers from Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories and Nova Scotia picked up national awards on Saturday night during the final of the NSI National Exposure Amateur Movie Contest hosted by actor Jonas Chernick (Lucid, Seven Times Lucky, Inertia). The contest was presented by Movieola - The Short Film Channel at NSI FilmExchange Canadian Film Festival in Winnipeg. During a lively Oscars® style-ceremony, Jonas presented eight jury awards and two peoples’ choice a...

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