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International Film Festival Summit kicked off, packed room and creative sharing...Day 1

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9:30 - 9:45 am  Opening Remarks by Bryan Lhuillier Founder & Chief Product Officer Shiftboard, Inc. 9:45 - 10:45 am  Panel “In the Trenches: Festival war stories” This panel will provide a curated discussion of the best and worst of festival war stories.  Panelists and the audience will share stories from decades of dealing with filmmakers, sponsors, and party crashers. (Names will be changed to protect the guilty and innocent) The spirit of this panel is meant to be a hi...

Bruno Chatelin will attend The Film Festival Summit in Austin (Dec 4/6) with a busy agenda

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2011 Conference Agenda in Austin, Sunday December 4th, 2011 2:00 pm Registration and Exhibit Floor Opens 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm First-time IFFS Attendee Orientation 3:20 pm - 3:30 pm Welcoming Remarks & Introductions ...

Experimental Forum at Thessaloniki 51

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51st THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALDecember 3 - 12, 2010 For the 51st edition of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF), the Experimental Forum, placing emphasis on experimental and avant-garde film, presents a variety of film programs and parallel events. The sections of this year’s Forum, programmed by Vassilis Bourikas and totaling approximately 70 films (mostly shorts and medium-length) are: AMANTES SUNT AMENTESThe Amantes Sunt Amentes (Lovers are Lunatics) program ...

Which are the coolest festivals in the world? a list of 25

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Which are the coolest festivals in the world? Filmmaker Magazine asked their (mostly american) audience and produced this list of 25 "cool festivals". Most likely with cool parties, free drinks, and open opportunities for indie filmmakers. Not surprisingly the selection does not list international festivals (besides Locarno) nor established A listers. So what is YOUR list? Feel free to post a comment. ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL ANN ARBOR, MI http://www.moviemaker.com/fe...

Which are the coolest festivals in the world? a list of 25

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Filmmaker Magazine asked their (mostly american) audience and produced this list of 25 "cool festivals".Most likely with cool parties, free drinks, and open opportunities for indie filmmakers.Not surprisingly the selection does not list international festivals (besides Locarno) nor established A listers which these readers may be not attending massively.. So what is YOUR list? Feel free to post a comment.ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL ANN ARBOR, MI http://www.moviemaker.com/festivals/article/25_coolest...

San Francisco Filmmaking Grant award winner

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San Francisco Film Society and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today the winner and two honorable mentions for the initial $35,000 SFFS/KRF Filmmaking Grant, given to a filmmaker for a narrative feature film, with a social justice theme, being made in the San Francisco Bay Area. The panelists, who reviewed 124 estimable submissions, are Linda Blackaby, director of programming, San Francisco Film Society; Jennifer Chaiken, partner, 72 Productions; Graham Leggat, executive director, San Fr...

The Worlds Top 100 Festivals For Shorts

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  Short filmmaking is in the midst of a rennaissance becasue of the revenue potential offered by IPTV and initiatives likewww.raindance.tv.  Screening at a festival is a sure-fire way to start creating a buzz around your film and your career. You are also likely to bump into short-film buyers eager for content for the dozens of fledgling websites desparate for movies. Short films are much easier to see on the web or on a mobile telep...

NEWSLETTER N° 408: March 25, 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 The renowned Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com has MERGED AND MOVED to Fest21.com whith easier search options, simplified update process for festivals...

Ann Arbor Film Festival opens tonight

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The 47th Ann Arbor Film Festival explores “the new world of independent cinema," beginning with the Opening Night Gala and screening Tuesday, March 24th! This year's Opening Night Gala takes place from 6:00 – 8:00pm in the Grand Foyer of the historic Michigan Theater. The celebration kicks off with live music from Los Gatos, open bar and catering from local favorites including Seva, Totoro Japanese Restaurant, eat catering & chef services, Morgan & York, Avalon Bread, Schakolad chocolates a...

NEWSLETTER N° 406: March 11, 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 Quick summary of the changes on fest21.com include : - New look, easier navigation - Transfer of the Festival Directory database - The renowned ...

Ann Arbor Film Festival prepares for indie exploration

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The 47th Ann Arbor Film Festival explores “the new world of independent cinema," taking place March 24 - 29th. With 33 film screenings, daily free events, educational opportunities and multiple world premieres, adventure-seeking audiences will have ample opportunities to experience the full realm of independent cinema.This year's Opening Night Gala, Tuesday March 24th, takes place from 6 – 8pm in the Grand Foyer of the historic Michigan Theater. The festivities kick off with live music, open...

Ann Arbor Film Fest Touring program

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46th ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL TOURING PROGRAMDecember 17-18The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the longest-running experimental film festival in the country and one of the few that circulates the winning works. This year’s Festival Tour is comprised of two programs featuring 31 of the finest short films from the 46th Festival—personal, documentary, animated and narrative works by artists from throughout the country and the world. Together, they offer a singular snapshot of the state of independent...

The Chicago Underground Film Festival and Filmmakers Summit

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The Chicago Underground Film Festival and Filmmakers Summit - October 29th to November 2nd @ The Viaduct Theater, 3111 N. Western Ave. Premiering on Wednesday, October 29th IFP/Chicago is presenting the “Defiantly independent and deliberately scandalous” (Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune) Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF). This exciting development in the growth of IFP/Chicago combines CUFF with IFP/Chicago’s 17th Annual Filmmaker Summit for five days of movies, panels, par...

RIIFF CITED BY MOVIEMAKER MAGAZINE AS "ONE OF THE TOP 25 FILM FESTIVALS WORTH THE ENTRY FEE"

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The Spring edition of "Moviemaker" has once again cited the Rhode Island International Film Festival as one of the best investments a filmmaker can make when they look for Festivals to enter. The editors of the quarterly publication noted "with the average festival entry fee edging ever closer to $50, you need to be smart about the festivals to which you're submitting." RIIFF was listed as one of the "25 festival gems" that are "worth every penny they charge f...

NEWSLETTER N° 359: April 9, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Oscar and more Fairhope Film Festival Awards Ann Arbor Film Festival awards Berlin Today Award 2009: ------------------------------ FESTIVAL DAILIES Coming soon IFFS Europe, Palm Beach... Archive Blogging from ...

NEWSLETTER N° 356: March 19, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Oscar and more Secret Sunshine takes top honors at Asian Film Awards SXSW Film Announces Festival Winners EDN Award goes to Institute of Documentary Film Miami Film Festival Announces Its Awards Family Film Festival Awards ------------------------------ FESTIVAL DAILIES ...

NEWSLETTER N° 347: January 16, 2008

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AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Oscar and more The Int'l Fest of Cinema and Technology Announces 2007 Award Winners BAFTA Film Awards Nominees in 2008 IFFS Europe 2008 Call for Papers Now Open FIPRESCI's "Best Foreign Language Film of 2007" to Croatian "Armin" It's War At The Golden Globes 65...

NEWSLETTER N° 343: December 13, 2007

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FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS Festivals calling for your films... This week, this month... BABELGUM ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL Submit by February 15, 2008 Join the competition now to enter your film for the Babelgum Online Film Festival competition awards. Spike Lee chairs a ju...

Ann Arbor Film Festival: it's a wrap

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The 46th Ann Arbor Film Festival shone brightly last week with record attendance. Filmmakers descended on Ann Arbor from around the world, including Juan Camilo Gonzalez from Columbia premiering his animated film Los Tres Errantes, Jaehyung Ju from South Korea with his gorgeous experimental film Lucid Dreaming, and Maverick Litchfield-Kelly, producer of the suspenseful "i", visiting the U.S. for the first time from London, England. During his trip, Maverick posted his first blog ever - here's so...

Ann Arbor Film Festival invites to Larry Flynt, Steve Kurtz...

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Following the recent First Amendment legal victory by the Ann Arbor Film Festival, famed free speech advocate and Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt will be in attendance. He will join producer/director Joan Brooker-Marks for a no-punches-pulled Q&A following the screening of her new tell-all documentary Larry Flynt: The Right to be Left Alone which plays on Saturday, March 29th at 7:30pm.Also on Saturday at 10:00pm, Steve Kurtz will join the Q&A following a screening of Lynn Hershman Leeson...

A Message from Christen McArdle from Ann Arbor Film Festival

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This is Christen McArdle, Executive Director of the AAFF. It’s the new year and I’m feeling edgy… because now I’m on the “hot seat”! It’s my turn to perform an Act of Audacity for our Endangered fundraising campaign. The past 6 weeks have been a landmark in the history of the AAFF: we scored a victory for free speech with our federal lawsuit, Variety magazine named us one of their “Ten Favorite Festivals” in the world, and our Endangered campaign has generated unprecedented su...

Ann Arbor Film Festival Wins Settlement

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The oldest film festival in North America showcasing independent and experimental films, The Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) announced today that it has settled a federal lawsuit, filed by the ACLU on its behalf, against the State of Michigan. In exchange for the state legislature repealing unconstitutional restrictions on arts funding, the AAFF and ACLU agreed to voluntarily dismiss the lawsuit. Since its founding in 1963, the festival has screened works by filmmakers like George Lucas, Yoko Ono...

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...

Next IFFS to take place December 2-4, 2007 at the Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort

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Excellence Award Nominations End November 1stDon't miss the chance to nominate your colleagues and peers for the IFFS Excellence Awards. For the first time ever we will recognize festival professionals for their many contributions to independent film and the entertainment community.MoreInnovative Conference CurriculumThe 2007 conference agenda is packed with sessions and keynotes that will provide attendees with tools and knowledge that can be immediately implemented. This year's summit will pre...

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