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Living Dead Film Festival

Inviting zombies from all around to join us here in Illinois on Saturday November 10th for Spook Show Entertainment's first annual Living Dead Film Festival!

The Festival will be held at the Portage Theater on Chicago's Northwest side, and hosted by Chicago's own Colleen Miller.

Portage Theater

4050 N. Milwaukee Avenue

Chicago, IL 60641

For more details check out our web site at:

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Wildwood Film Festival Receives Award from Milwaukee Short Film Festival

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Wildwood Film Festival, an annual festival based in Appleton, Wis., received an award from the Milwaukee Short Film Festival for its dedication to honoring the Wisconsin film community. All projects featured at the Wildwood Film Festival have direct ties to the state, whether it’s the actors, directors, writers, editors, or even locations. Ross Bigley, director of the Milwaukee festival, said that the Pacesetter Award recognizes those who make a difference in local film-making culture. “The...

Milwaukee Short Film Festival Awards

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The Milwaukee Independent Film Society and the Milwaukee Short Film Festival are proud to present: Best Film: A Finger, Two Dots Then Me by David HolechekHonorary Mention (2nd Place): Abbie by Erin Good.Best Wisconsin Film: Baden Krunk by Anthony Wood and Patrick HollandBest Director (tie) Baden Krunk by Anthony Wood and Patrick Hollandand A Finger, Two Dots Then Me by David HolechekBest Actor (tie) Jacinta Acevski (Abbie), Emma Rigby (Analogue Love)Best Ensemble: Forgiven directed by Evan Atwoo...

Reeling hits 30, but refuses to grow old!

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Though Reeling is the second-oldest LGBT film festival in the world and has reached a milestone 30th anniversary, we're still thinking young and looking forward. Rather than the expected seriousness of retrospective screenings, we prefer to celebrate our anniversary by showcasing new and exciting work that continues to push boundaries and expand LGBT representation - the kind of work that the festival was founded to encourage.       Reeling's poster image this year - a kitten in ...

12th Annual Golden Trailer Awards

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Nominations for the 12th ANNUAL GOLDEN TRAILER AWARDS ® were released this morning. Highlights include the Summer 2011 Blockbuster category dominated by trailers for three Stephen Spielberg productions—“Cowboys and Aliens,” “Super 8” and “Transformers:Dark of the Moon”—up against “Pirates of the Caribbean 4”; the reels for the hits “Black Swan” vying for Best Thriller, “Hangover Part II” and “Bad Teacher” for Best Comedy, or “The Tillman Story” for Best Doc...

The International Experimental Cinema Exposition

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The International Experimental Cinema Exposition will open October 26, 2010 7:00 PM at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UWM) Union Theatre, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI (Free Admission)   Join us at The Union Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the 2010 edition of TIE, The International Experimental Cinema Exposition on Tuesday, October 26 with an all-new, original program highlighting the work of internationally renowned artists' experimental films in 35mm, 16...

NEWSLETTER N° 479: October 7, 2010

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 .............                                                                                                                                                          WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 479: October 7, 2010 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor, Advertise on the sites.  Our newsletter reaches 82 000 film professionn...

Milwaukee Short Film Festival highlights

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The film festival that was named "Best Local Festival" by the nationally renowned Moviemaker Magazine returns with an outstanding line up of International, National and Local films. On October 29th and 30th the 12th Annual Milwaukee Short Film Festival will show over 30 films in two days at the Lubar Auditorium in the Milwaukee Art Museum. On Friday October 29th The Milwaukee Short Film Festival focuses on Milwaukee Made films. The 5pm show features: Crossing The Lake by Jerry LaBay, The Violi...

Petty Cash

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Dirty Job Films and Reign Supreme Entertainment is proud to announce the addition of International film actress Bai Ling to the cast of Petty Cash. Bai Ling ( Crank: High Voltage, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow , Anna and the King and ABCTV's Lost) will play Coco, a lonely sad soul who falls in a circle of violence. She will shoot her scenes at the end of September. Petty Cash is written and directed by Ross Bigley, (president of Milwaukee Independent Film Society, festival...

Petty Cash

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Dirty Job Films and Reign Supreme Entertainment is proud to announce the addition of International film actress Bai Ling to the cast of Petty Cash. Bai Ling ( Crank: High Voltage, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow , Anna and the King and ABCTV's Lost) will play Coco, a lonely sad soul who falls in a circle of violence. She will shoot her scenes at the end of September. Petty Cash is written and directed by Ross Bigley, (president of Milwaukee Independent Film Society, festival...

Ernest Borgnine Screen to receive SAG Life Achievement Award

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Ernest Borgnine, who is exuberantly entering his seventh decade of creating memorable characters and award-winning performances, will receive Screen Actors Guild (SAG)’s most prestigious accolade-—the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. Borgnine, who has performed in more than 200 motion pictures, five television series and dozens of television films and guest appearances, will be presented the Award, given annually to an actor w...

NEWSLETTER N° 432: September 16, 2009

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..............WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 432: September 16, 2009 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. You can find us at twitter.com/fest21 and find Bruno Chatelin on facebook Add yor fest21.com RSS to your blogs! How to use FestivalExpress our new online submi...

Annual Milwaukee Short Film Festival Awards

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The 11th Annual Milwaukee Short Film Festival is done for the year, here's how it played out.BEST FILM: Mannen Med Kulorna by Hans MonteliusHONORARY MENTION: E Finita La Commedia by Jean-Julien ColletteBEST DIRECTOR: Stephen Keep Mills for LiminalBEST ACTOR: Cedric Eeckhout from E Finita La CommediaBEST WISCONSIN FILM: How To Not Kill Everyone by Kathy Fischer and Drew FoersterAUDIENCE FAVORITE: Open your Eyes by Susan Cohen.Even going up against the Packers and Bears we did allright, overall at...

NEWSLETTER N° 431: September 10, 2009

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..............WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 431: September 10, 2009 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. You can find us at twitter.com/fest21 and find Bruno Chatelin on facebook Add yor fest21.com RSS to your blogs! How to use FestivalExpress our new online submi...

NEWSLETTER N° 401: February 4, 2009

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Our newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week   Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE LAUNCHED THIS WEEK Quick summary of the changes on fest21.com include : - New look, easier navigation - Transfer of the Festival Directory data...

Annual Milwaukee Short Film Festival Enters Second Decade

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The Milwaukee Short Film Festival is now operated by the Milwaukee Independent Film Society and has scheduled events for rest of this year. First, on April 10- 11th we'll hold a screening of "The Heart Spoke", by Hadrien don Fayel. An experimental portrait of the Cannes film festival's creator. Show time is 8 PM at the Alchemist Theatre located at 2569 S. Kinnickinnic in Bayview. Also, the 11th Annual Milwaukee Short Film Festival is still accepting submissions for this year's event. Regular dea...

Milwaukee Short Film Festival

The Milwaukee Short Film Festival
MSFF is organized and run by local filmmakers to give greater exposure to emerging independent and student filmmakers. Find info at www.dirtyjobfilms.com/filmfest.asp

http://www.milwaukeeindependentfilmsociety.org/

 

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival

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MUFF is an annual event showcasing radically independent experimental, narrative, and documentary films from around the world.

Chicago International Documentary Festival

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Founded in 2003, CIDF is a forum for the best documentaries from new and established talents from all over the world. The Chicago Doc Grand Prix carries a prize of $ 25,000 in cash. Overall awards total at over $100,000 in awards & prizes.

Auditory Illuminations

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Auditory Illuminations. UW-Milwaukee Video Fest that will highlight works that include music. Experimental, Documentary and Fiction works will be accepted. Format NTSC - DVD, DV, VHS

Milwaukee International Film Festival

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A showcase and competition of premier fiction and documentary films from around the globe and features an annual competition for films and filmmakers from the 12-state Midwest region. Films of all lengths and genres are eligible.

Slamdance rejoices in independent music

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While best known for its annual film festival, Slamdance will now also serve as a year-round showcase for the discovery of new and emerging musical talent. To launch its celebratory 15th year anniversary, Slamdance is excited to bring the new element of independent music into the fold. The Slamdance Underground Music vs. Film Tour presented by OurStage and Dr. Martens kicks off in Brooklyn on New Year’s Eve and will continue cross-country representing the annual film festival and its commitme...

Chicago Underground Film Festival line-up

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The 15th annual Chicago Underground Film Festival and Filmmakers Summit is pleased to announce this year’s films and summit schedule. Over 100 films made the cut, showcasing the best of documentary, experimental and feature films that won’t be found in mainstream movie theaters. Presented by IFP/Chicago, the five-day festival and summit takes place October 29 - November 2nd, 2008 at the Viaduct Theater, 3111 N Western Avenue. Schedule and tickets are available at www.cuff.org.The festival ki...

Music Is The Message from Silverdocs

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Music is definitely the message in the special sidebar competition of music documentaries that are being showcased at this year's SILVERDOCS. Last evening, Gypsy rocker Bela Fleck and Malian musician Cheick Hamala Diabaté, gave a live performance following the premiere screening of THROW DOWN YOUR HEART by director Sascha Paladino. In the film, American banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck travels to Africa to explore the little-known roots of the instrument and record an album. Fleck’s musical journey...

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