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Call For Entries! Estes Park Film Festival

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We are pleased to announce the start of our Call for Entries! We are looking for the best independent Feature Films, Documentaries, and Short Films for our third annual event in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado.  Submit early and save!  www.estesparkfilm.com  MISSION & OBJECTIVE: The Estes Park Film Festival is dedicated to providing a platform for filmmakers from around the world to screen their newest productions in the relaxing and creative atmosphere of Estes Park, Colorado. Our goa...

International Documentary Association Award Nominees

 Thursday, October 11--------The International Documentary Association (IDA), the most influential professional association devoted to the non-fiction form, has announced its 2007 nominees for the IDA Awards. Films compete in seven categories that includes works produced for theatrical release and for television exposure. The IDA nominations are an accurate reflection of what documentary features wil make the short list for the Academy Award.Nominees for the IDA Award For Feature Films include...

KIDS FIRST! BEST AWARDS CELEBRATION OCTOBER 7 AT CALAMIGOS RANCH, MALIBU

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EIGHTH ANNUAL KIDS FIRST! BEST DAY AND AWARDS CELEBRATIONOCTOBER 7TH AT CALAMIGOS RANCH IN MALIBUSPECIAL APPEARANCE BY PALMER-VISION AWARD WINNER MALLORY LEWIS AND LAMB CHOPFeaturing a Special 20th Anniversary Screening of "The Princess Bride" (Santa Fe, NM)—The Coalition for Quality Children’s Media is proud to announce that its 8th Annual KIDS FIRST! Best Day and Awards Celebration will take place Sunday, October 7th at the magnificent Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, CA.  This year...

Shriekfest Film Festival & Screenplay Competition Awards

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Screenplay Finalists: (Features)"Ghost Office" Written by Cory Marciel (CA)"Resurrection Mary" Written by Cory Marciel (CA)"Beneath the Realm" Written by Douglas Jackson (CA)"The Lost Girl" Written by Michael Mongillo (CT)"Midnight Prayers" Written by Larissa and Alex Olick and Lisa Rose (NY)"Soul Catcher" Written by Eric Diekhans and Diane Berz (IL)"Druid's Guide to the Northeast" Written by Phil Clarke Jr. (NY)"Midnight Screaming" Written by Joel Schwartzberg (NJ)"Tom, You're Supposed to be De...

ZLIN FILMFEST HAS HIGH AMBITIONS

47th International Film Festival for Children and Youth celebrates 47nd editionOne of the oldest cinematic events on the worldwide festival calendar and devoted to Children and Young Adults, Filmfest ZLIN recently held a Press Conference to announce the state of the event and its new plans.Held May 27th through June 2nd, this unique event has over almost a half century been the base for a selection of cinema for chil

Future of Cinema Salon at Cannes

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FUTURE OF CINEMA SALON @ CANNES -- Following last year presentation in Cannes of the panel on the future of cinema (see below)  CFC Canadian Film Center and Filmfestivals.com have joined again to bring to Cannes a space for dialogue for film professionals.This venture is part of an annual series of panels, demos and knowledge sharing that look into how the world of cinema is changing with the advent of interactive technologiesFuture of Cinema Salon 2007 will include:1.     Interactive Cine...

The Hollywood Black Film Festival prepares for a bigger edition

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The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) continues its legacy as the premiere and original Black Film Festival showcasing indy films from some of the most talented, established and up-and-coming filmmakers of color during its 8th Anniversary presentation happening June 5 – 10, 2007, in Beverly Hills, CA.Since its inception in 1999, HBFF has experienced continuous growth and noted industry participation. In 2007, HBFF will screen its greatest number of films in the festival’s 8 year history ...

Winners Of The 12th Palm Beach International Film Festival

    Thursday, April 26-------The Palm Beach International Film Festival reached its climax this evening with the announcement of its jury and audience awards for Best Film, Best Documentary, Best Short Film, Best Director, Screenplay and Performances. Jury winners and Audience Choice Awards were announced at the Closing Night Awards Ceremony held at the Delray Beach Marriott, the official Festival hotel.   The Award for Best Feature Film went to TIED HANDS, a family drama from Israel, direct...

Winners Of The 12th Palm Beach International Film Festival

  Thursday, April 26-------The Palm Beach International Film Festival reached its climax this evening with the announcement of its jury and audience awards for Best Film, Best Documentary, Best Short Film, Best Director, Screenplay and Performances. Jury winners and Audience Choice Awards were announced at the Closing Night Awards Ceremony held at the Delray Beach Marriott, the official Festival hotel.   The Award for Best Feature Film went to TIED HANDS, a family drama from Israel, directed ...

Cyprus International Film Festival Awards

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The CIFF - Cyprus International Film Festival - is glad to announce you the Awards of the CIFF 2007 Festival with the awarding of prizes.This year the CIFF is closing down, after a full week of projections, seminar and meetings.The awarding of prize to winners of different categories of the Festival was held on Thursday, 19 April at 20.30pm at the K-CINEPLEX, Nicosia. Directors, the VIP Members of the Festival, embassies representatives were present. The presenters of the Ceremony were the actor...

Cyprus is ready to welcome the 2nd International Film Festival, which will ta

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For the second consecutive year, the island of Cyprus is ready to welcome the 2nd International Film Festival, which will take place between 12th and 19th of April, with 140 films, screening at K-Cineplex cinema venues in Nicosia and with a selection of special screenings in Larnaca and Limassol. Following last year’s success and equipped with this small but substantial experience, this year we were called to select and programme the festival among 600 films submitted by filmmakers from 50 cou...

41st WorldFest-Houston - April 11-20, 2008 - Entries are now OPEN - to JAN 15th!

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Howdy from Houston ... If you have a film/video ready to enter now, competition categories are still open! All Screenplays are also still open, until January 15! Email us to check on your category and if the jury is still hard at work, they may accept your entry. Simply contact us at - entry@worldfest.org for a quick response. We will start posting the titles of Shorts and Features that have been selected for screening at WorldFest in the next few weeks! We will post them here on FEST21 and on ...

Call for Entries! Estes Park Film Festival

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CALL FOR ENTRIES! We are pleased to announce the start of our Call for Entries! We are looking for the best independent Feature Films, Documentaries, and Short Films for our second annual event in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado. We are also pleased to announce a seperate category for Student Filmmakers this year! To submit your film please visit www.estesparkfilm.com. ...

IMAGINARIA FILM FESTIVAL - CALL 4 ENTRY 2008

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Until March 31, 2008, it will be possible to send in film works in order to take part in the fifth edition of IFF (Imaginaria Film Festival) which will take place in Conversano (Italy) on 20-26 July 2008. All the information regarding the registration and the official Call for Entry can be found on the website click here After the success of the fifth edition, which was particularly appreciated by the critics and by the audience because of the accurate selection of the competing works, the Fe...

Cannes Film Festival 2006 Awards

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After 12 days of a rich Festival, the award sceremony took place at 7:30 pm on Sunday 28, 2006. And the winners are: - Feature Films Palme d'Or: the Wind that Shakes the Barley by Ken Loach Grand Prix: Flanders by Bruno Dumont Best Actress Award: Penélope CRUZ, Carmen MAURA, Lola DUEÑAS, Blanca PORTILLO, Yohana COBO, Chus LAMPREAVE for Volver Best Actor Award: Jamel DEBBOUZE, Samy NACERI, Sami BOUAJILA, Roschdy ZEM, Bernard BLANCAN for Indigènes Best Director Award: Alejandro González I...

Conference on the future of cinema

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In partnership with the Cannes Market, Filmfestivals.com, MM2 Editions and Moving Pictures in Cannes at the Majestic Beach from 3pm to 5pm, we organized: THE CONFERENCE : THE FUTURE OF CINEMA The conference started with keynote speakers: - Frank Otto, the composer and director of the first open source rock opera movie - JD Lasica, the author of Darknet: Hollywood’s War against the Digital Generation. After the introduction by the keynote speakers, the panel to discuss the various aspects o...

Ischia Film Festival - 20 days to the deadline

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Ischia Film Festival -20 days to the deadline Fourth Edition 13 – 24 June 2006 There are now only 20 days remaining until the deadline for the entry of works for the fourth edition of the Ischia Film Festival, the international film competition under the overall patronage of the President of the Republic of Italy which awards those works which have done the most to promote “locations”. It is well known that cinema can instil in the public a range of emotions which few other forms of commu...

Hola! from Houston! The Fest director is inviting you

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We have now assembled a wonderful program of 55 new Indie Feature Films and 100 International Short Films. More than 450 international filmmakers are attending from all over the world! WorldFest is the 3rd oldest International Film Festival in North America, founded in 1961 - We discovered Spielberg, Lucas, Ang Lee, Ridley Scott, The Coen Brothers and David Lynch with their first awards! Come and See the Spielberg's of Tomorrow!This year WorldFest is streaming Short Film winners, and trailers of...

Backseat Film Festival 2006 Awards Announced!

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Six days and nights of awesome flicks, heavy drinking and partying comes to an end! The inaugural Backseat Film Festival event of 2006 has come to an end, and it was a huge success. Film fans came to the Triangle Theater in droves in search of a good time, and they certainly found it! Thanks to those brave hard drinkin’ folks who took the time, money and booze to support independent film! And for those who missed it, don't worry because we'll be touring with the festival all year long. Upcomin...

Avignon New York fest setting up in new home

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AVIGNON/NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL, Nov. 9-13, 2005The festival celebrates French and American independent film with premieres, retrospectives, round-table discussions on pertinent issues with industry experts, interviews with filmmakers, along with receptions, gourmet foods and high-caliber beverages, wines and liqueurs, and prizes for emerging filmmakers.To kick off its second decade of organizing high-calibre film festivals in New York City, the organization has moved “Avignon/New York” from ...

The Film Festival Münster awards Live and Become

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The First European Feature Film Award for Best Director went to Radu Mihaileanu At the 11th Film Festival Münster which drew to a close yesterday, the Romanian director Radu Mihaileanu won the first European Feature Film Prize for Best Director for his film ‘Va, vis et deviens / Live and Become’. The award is endowed with a prize money of EUR 10,000. According to the verdict of the five-member European jury the prize went to Mihaileanu’s film because of the ‘outstanding way in which the...

Zlin Festival line up

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ZLÍN 2005 – INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTHMay 29 – June 4, 2005The 45th International Film Festival for Children and Youth, which will last until Saturday, June 4, was started in Zlín on Sunday, May 29, 2005.Every year, the Zlín film festival brings its viewers dozens of films from all over the world. The main pillars of the festival are international competitions of feature and animated films for children and youth. Within the framework of support for young filmmakers...

Next Latin American Film Festival in Utrecht

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Program for the Latin American Film Festival 2005 in Utrecht.may: 11-15,2005 will screen 30 recent films 15 documentaries and 7 shorts and will be scheduled in Rotterdam May 13-18, 2005. Hommage to Alejandro Agresti:El amor es una mujer gorda, 1987 Boda secreta,1989 Luba, 1990 Buenos Aires Vice Versa, 1996 La Cruz, 1997 El viento se llevó lo qué, 1998 Un mundo menos peor, 2004 Feature Films: Amor en Concreto, Franco de Pena, Venezuela/Frankrijk/Duitsland 2003 Buenos Aires 100 km, Pablo Meza,...

Fantasporto program preview

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FIRST LINE UP FOR FANTASPORTO’200525 YEARS OF FESTIVAL21st February till March 7th 2005Welcome to Oporto, Unesco World Heritage Town and to its 25th edition of Fantasporto!The Oporto International Film Festival, or Fantasporto, as it is better known, is the biggest and most prestigious film event in Portugal and it is spreading its wings internationally. To commemorate the 25th Anniversary next February 2005, the festival is going to bring to Oporto some of its winners, some well known faces ...

Pan African Film and Arts Fest announces new dates in LA

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PAN AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2005 DATES FOR THIRTEENTH ANNUAL CELEBRATIONNations Largest Black History Month Event Returns to Magic Johnson Theaters in Los Angeles February 10-21 to Showcase the Best in Independent Black CinemaThe Pan African Film and Arts Festival (PAFF) announced the dates for PAFF's Thirteenth Annual Celebration. The PAFF will be held Thursday, February 10 through Monday, February 21 at the Magic Johnson Theatres, Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza and throughout Los Angele...

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