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International Freethought Film Festival Waives Student Film Submission Fees

To celebrate its one year anniversary as a non-profit organization, the Free-thought Film Festival Foundation, has waived film submission fees to the International Freethought Film Festival for enrolled college students until November 1, 2010. Promoting reason, critical thinking and freedom of inquiry through the medium of film, The International Freethought Film Festival is a home for independent films that critically examine truth-claims. Reason, logic, critical thinking and science are em...

Tampa's Independents' Film Festival now open for submissions

The 2010 Independents' Film Festival in Tampa, Florida, has opened up for submissions to the 17th annual festival, accepting entries in Animation, Short, Experimental, Documentary and Feature Films. Information at

Gasparilla International Film Festival's 2010 Call for Entries

2010 Call for Entries Call for Submissions 2010 Gasparilla International Film Festival Dear Filmmaker: Another festiv...

Early Deadline May 15th

Early deadline for the 16th Annual Independents' Film Festival in Tampa, Florida, is fast approaching. Enter your film, postmarked by May 15th, and save on entry fees. Entry information at with a link to festival entry at, celebrating the art and aspirations of independent filmmaking....

Independents' Film Festival

The Independents' Film Festival supports independent and student filmmakers by providing an educated and enthusiastic audience through theatrical and televised screenings of selected films in November and December, 2009. Awards are presented in Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short and Feature Films.

Armand Assante, will receive the Gasparilla Career Achievement Award

Emmy Award winner and four-time Golden Globe nominee, Armand Assante, will receive the Gasparilla Career Achievement Award for Excellence in Film on March 1st. The award will be presented at a reception held in his honor at the Dolce Vita Lounge at 5:00 p.m., immediately following the screening of one of his films, California Dreamin' at Channelside Cinemas. The long-time actor will also grace the screen in another film festival feature, The Steam Experiment, starring Val Kilmer, which is a fi...

Gasparilla Film Fest to honor Terry Moore legendary actress

Tampa Bay's largest international film festival announced today that screen legend Terry Moore will be the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented on opening night, Thursday, February 26, 2009 at the historic Tampa Theatre. The award will be presented prior to the festival's opening film, Nothing But the Truth, starring Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, Angela Bassett and Alan Alda.The general movie-going public took notice of Terry Moore in 1949 when she starred alongside Ben Joh...

Tampa International Film Festival

TIFF presents a wide range of current international cinema, along with seminars, group discussions and filmmaker interviews.

Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival

The Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival is held each March at the historic Tampa Theater in downtown Tampa, Florida. The TBJFF is committed to showcasing the best in international, independent and student films that contain jewish themes.

Gasparilla International Film Festival

Over 10,000 film goers are expected to converge on the Tampa Area for our special 5th Anniversary celebration!

Clip 19 (tampa International Gay And Lesbian Film Festival)

11 straight days of Queerfilm plus year round monthly film screenings on both sides of the bay.

The Independents` Film Festival

IFF features films made by students & independents. Several theatrical screenings & an awards gala are held in Tampa. The festival is also broadcast on The Education Channel with a web simulcast.

Miami Short Film Festival Jury Members

2008 Judges at the Miami Shortfilmfestival November 17-23 M. Evelina Galang is the author of two books of fiction, HER WILD AMERICAN SELF, a collection of short stories and the novel, ONE TRIBE. Galang is the recipient of numerous awards, among them, the 2004 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards Advancing Human Rights, the 2004 AWP Prize in the Novel and the 2007 Global Filipino Award in Literature for ON...

The Gasparilla Film Festival new dates for 3rd edition

The Gasparilla Film Festival (GFF), Tampa Bay's largest independent film festival, is proud to announce dates for its 3rd annual Festival: The 10 day 2009 Gasparilla Film Festival will be held from Thursday, February 26th- Saturday, March 7th, 2009.The Festival, which will include over 100 films from around the world, will be held at various locations throughout Tampa Bay, including: Tampa Theatre, Studio @ 620 in St. Petersburg, Channelside, Ybor, and the University of Tampa.John Rosser (Execut...

Outview08: Athens 2nd International G & L Film Festival

The Athens 2nd International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is heading into its second year and it has picked up along the way a new name for itself, OUTVIEW. After its first successful year the Athens international Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, or should we say OUTVIEW, returns bigger on the 23rd of May – 27th of May with even more critically acclaimed films and we are most proud to announce our special guest of honour, the director of the Panorama Section of Berlinale, Wieland Speck.Wieland Spec...

Gasparilla Film Festival Announces Global Lens 2008

The Gasparilla Film Festival is proud to announce, along with its partners the University of Tampa and Studio @ 620, the following 2008 screening schedule for the prestigious 'Global Lens 2008' film series. The Gasparilla Film Festival is partnering with the Global Film Initiative (GFI) to host 'Global Lens 2008', a GFI-sponsored traveling film series. GFI promotes cross-cultural understanding and diversity by presenting developing world feature films in over forty major U.S. Cities, with thei...

Highlights of the Sarasota Film Festival 10th Anniversary

The Sarasota Film Festival kicks-off its 10th Anniversary with a sneak-peak at some of the highlights of this years films, honorees and special programs; Among them is the announcement of the three major competitions, Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Feature, and Independent Visions - each showcasing a selection of the finest films at the festival. Special programs include Face To Face: The Films of Liv Ullmann and Ingmar Bergman; and Israel@60: The Nation, The Diaspora and Beyond. For ...

Gasparilla Film Festival highlights

The 2008 Gasparilla Film Festival (Wednesday, February 27th- Sunday, March 2nd, 2008) will feature a film produced by Tampa native Jeff Balis and directed by Scott Prendergast on its Opening Night at Tampa Theatre, Wednesday, February 27th. (The screening will be preceded by an Opening Night VIP party, which will begin at 6pm. The screening will start at 7:45pm) The movie 'Kabluey' has been called a 'charming and pointed comedy- a genuine discovery' by the Hollywood Reporter. 'Kabluey' stars L...

Brittany Snow to accept the 'Rising Star' Award at Gasparilla Fest

The Gasparilla Film Festival (Tampa Bay) is proud to announce that Ms. Brittany Snow has accepted an invitation to receive the Festival's 'Rising Star-Female' award at its Closing Night ceremonies slated for Sunday, March 2nd, 2008.Ms. Snow, a Tampa native, is one of Hollywood's brightest rising stars, having featured in this summer's critically acclaimed movie, "Hairspray," alongside with John Travolta, Christopher Walken, and Michelle Pfeiffer. Previously, she starred in the NBC series, "Ameri...

Gasparilla Film Festival Announces First Film Selections and First Celebrity Appearance

The Gasparilla Film Festival which takes place February 28 - March 4, 2007, has secured its first two feature films, Motherland Afghanistan and Say I Do. Filmmakers Sedika Mojadidi (Motherland Afghanistan) and Ron Vignone (Say I Do) will attend the screenings of their films. Popular Latin Star, Cristian De La Fuente will also appear at the film festival. In Motherland Afganistan, Florida Filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi follows her physicain father to the Laura Bush Maternity Ward in Kabul, Afghanist...

What Does God Look Like?

Wednesday, November 29----So, what does God look like to you?? That is the provocative question posed by filmmaker Nathan Lang, as he travelled the United States in a coast-to-coast adventure to examine the religious pulse of ordinary Americans. Going to seven different cities and constructing a studio box with hidden video cameras, Lang has assembled over 100 hours of candid footage that will eventually become the documentary feature film GOD IN THE BOX (great title, Nathan). Lang is in Amst...

Tampa Fest to honor Indian Filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta

The fourth annual Tampa International Film Festival will run February 3-11, 2006 at Sunrise Cinemas and the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI). A major retrospective of the Indian master filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta will be presented at the Festival, along with his most recent feature Kaalpurush (Memories in the Mist). Dasgupta is a well-known Bengali director, writer and producer. He will attend the Festival and introduce his films.Award-winning Canadian director Bernard Émond will atten...

Sarasota Fest will help you leave the daily hum-drum of life

The Regal Entertainment Group7th Annual Sarasota Film FestivalJanuary 28 – February 6, 2005It’s time to leave the daily hum-drum of life and enter the world of flickering lights, fantasy dreams, tall tales, romance, reel life, fabulous parties, rock ‘n roll, educational journeys and so much more as the 7th Annual SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL gets underway. The 10-day event will take place in the Gulf Coast resort city of Sarasota, Florida January 28 thru February 6, 2005. The Regal Entertainme...

The Hamptons International Film Festival panorama

THE 12TH ANNUAL HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALOCTOBER 20-24, 2004 The 2004 HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, the 12th annual celebration of presenting films and filmmakers, programs and personalities and an outstanding opportunity for audiences to catch something out of the ordinary, will return to the East End on October 20th through 24th, 2004, in East Hampton, New York with additional venues in Sag Harbor, Southampton and our new location in Montauk.The Hamptons International Film F...