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3rd Canadian Surf Film Festival (September 27- 30, 2012) announces 2012 film line-up

The 3rd annual Canadian Surf Film Festival (CSFF) launches its 2012 program, full with regular length features and shorts about surfing, its communities, its environments and the soci-political issues that define it. As in year’s past, the event runs in Halifax over four-days– September 27-30–bringing international film festival darlings and local indie shorts together for the viewing pleasure of surfers, non-surfers and film lovers alike.   “It’s lining up to be another gr...

Bonds forge as Trans Atlantic Partners wraps at IFP

Trans Atlantic Partners has wrapped its third module, in conjunction with the Independent Filmmaker Project in New York City, with several international partnerships expected to emerge in the coming months.Producer Antonello Cozzolino of Montreal says hosting an additional third module of the intensive co-production training program in New York was an inspired decision.“We went through the week with the same goals, helping each other when needed, and we leave New York knowing we have solid pot...

Twenty-four producers from Canada, Europe and the United States have been selected to participate in Trans Atlantic Partners

  Trans Atlantic Partners tags impressive slate of producers for third annual co-production training opportunity Twenty-four producers from Canada, Europe and the United States have been selected to participate in Trans Atlantic Partners, co-presented by Canada's Strategic Partners, Germany's Erich Pommer Institut and New York's Independent Filmmaker Project. The impressive list of producers will take part in the 2011 event - an intensive, three-module film training program...

NEWSLETTER N° 503:April 2, 2011

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Strategic Partners Shines Spotlight on Producers Down Under

  Strategic Partners, a production of the Atlantic Film Festival, is thrilled to announce the addition of a third Spotlight country to its roster, with Australia set to share the stage at this dynamic international film and television co-production market event. State agencies Film Victoria, Screen NSW, Screen Queensland, ScreenWest and South Australia Film are all on board to support selected producers to attend Strategic Partners 2011, set for Sept. 15-18 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Can...

Film festivals in Canada

Are you looking for film festivals in Canada? Use our country festival search engine to search by Call for entry, Date and Submission Fee.**ALL**&filter4=**ALL**You can also search festivals accepting film submission on fest21.comList of first 10: $100 Film FestivalThe $100 Film Festival presents a fresh program of short Super 8 and 16 mm films from around the world to the Calgary community every yea...

Atlantic Film Festival

The fourth major film festival in Canada is the international Atlantic Film Festival, held every September in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Strong East Coast roots support a unique format for AFF with its distinctive focus on film and music.

Atlantic Film Festival

Known for its warm and festive atmosphere, the Atlantic Film Festival is a 10-day celebration of film and video from Atlantic Canada and around the world. The Festival is committed to screening an inspiring and engaging collection of moving pictures.

Atlantic Film Festival shaping up

Atlantic Canadian Films Shine Bright Alongside International Blockbusters as the 28th Atlantic Film Festival Announces Its Full Program The world is going blind. It’s summer camp and you are an awkward 10-year-old. Werewolves from Dartmouth are invading Dover. And you are about to spend two hours with the most revered punk poetess in the world. The 28th Atlantic Film Festival, happening September 11-20, 2008, announced today the array of 254 films that will be bringing the diverse and eclectic...

ViewFinders: a Growth Spurt for Popular Youth Film Festival

Attendance at this year’s ViewFinders: International Film Festival For Youth rose to nearly 10,000 - a clear indication of the growing popularity of this little Festival. 'ViewFinders glowed golden this year, from the special guests who lit up the stage to the eye-popping quality of the youth-made film submissions for our Challenge competitions, to the record number of film fans who participated in the event,” said ViewFinders Director, Julie Glaser. “ViewFinders works hard to inspire our ...

NEWSLETTER N° 332: September 26, 2007

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Music Meets Film at the Atlantic Film Festival

No one knows better than the Atlantic Film Festival that a film without music is like popcorn without butter. Which is why every year, as part of the Inspired Music Program, they produce a compilation CD in conjunction with the East Coast Music Association that highlights the best in east coast music.From Nathan Wiley, to Joel Plaskett Emergency, to Spesh K to the Rhapsody Quintet there is something for everyone’s taste on the Atlantic Film Festival Music & Image Take 3 CD. The CD is distrib...

NSI FilmExchange Canadian Film Festival to be retired

NSI has announced two new web-based initiatives to debut in the first quarter of 2008 – the establishment of a permanent online industry centre and the launch of a quarterly online, 100% Canadian short film festival. As a result of the organization’s focus on these new online educational and showcasing platforms, NSI FilmExchange will be retired after a successful nine-year run and will not be produced in 2008.“NSI has continued to remain relevant and successful through the years by being ...

Buck 65 to Headline the 27th Atlantic Film Festival Opening Party

Juno award-winning artist Buck 65 will headline the musical entertainment at the 27th Atlantic Film Festival’s NBC Universal Canada’s Opening Night Party on September 13, 2007.Repeating what’s fast becoming tradition for the Festival, Argyle Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia will shut down to host this star-studded red-carpet event that last year attracted close to 3,000. Buck 65 is originally from Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia but now lives in France. Last year his single ‘Devil’s Eyes’ w...

Atlantic Film Festival Opens With Shake Hands With The Devil

The powerfully moving Shake Hands With The Devil, a dramatization from Halifax-based Oscar®-winning producer Michael Donovan, and multi-award-winning producer Laszlo Barna, will open this year’s 27th Atlantic Film Festival at the NBC Universal Canada’s Opening Night Gala screening on Thursday, September 13, 2007. Based on Canadian Lieutenant-General Romeo Dallaire’s award-winning book, Shake Hands With The Devil tells the story of Dallaire’s posting in Rwanda and his mounting horror and...

6th ViewFinders Announces Festival Awards

ViewFinders: International Film Festival for Youth celebrated the talent of Atlantic Canadian youth on Saturday, April 28th at the Empire Theatres Closing Gala in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as it recognized the many budding filmmakers in the community. During three special Movie, Animation and Green Screen Challenge screenings during the Festival, where 10 young filmmakers saw their short film submissions on the big screen for the first time, prizes were awarded to the top 3 films as well as the Peop...

Atlantic Film Festival Awards

The following awards for the 26th Atlantic Film Festival were presented Friday, September 22 in the Bluenose Room at the Delta Halifax. Atlantic Awards Best Atlantic Short ($5,000 service package)Sponsored by Eyes Post Group and open to all Atlantic work 60 minutes and under.Winner: Justin Simms - Punch-Up at a WeddingHonourable Mention: Jackie Torrens - Pickled Punk Best Atlantic Feature Sponsored by the Atlantic Film Festival Winner: Camelia Frieberg - A Stone's Throw Michael Weir Award for ...

Winners of 26th Atlantic Film Festival’s Script Pitch

Eva Madden and David Middleton were chosen as winners of the 26th Atlantic Film Festival’s Inspired Scripts program presented by Telefilm Canada and Astral Media The Harold Greenburg Fund. After pitching their scripts at the Astral Media The Harold Greenberg Fund Pitch Match Session to a group of industry professionals, the two scripts were chosen to receive up to $15,000 towards taking their first features from first to second draft stage. “Obviously getting development money is exciting bu...

6th alFresco filmFesto To screen Rocky Horror Picture Show outdoors

6th alFresco filmFesto Takes a Jump to the Left with the First Ever Official Outdoor Screening of the Rocky Horror Picture Show in Canada alFresco filmFesto , a production of the Atlantic Film Festival Association, is back and geared up for six outdoor summer screenings, every Friday evening from July 28 through September 1, 2006. Screenings will take place at Tall Ships Quay, Halifax Waterfront, and will be projected on the wall of the Electropolis building. Gates open at 8:00 PM with showtime ...

30 000 attended Atlantic Film Festival

The 25th anniversary Atlantic Film Festival took place over 10 days on September 15-24, 2005, in Halifax, NS. The 26th Atlantic Film Festival will take place on September 14-23, 2006The Atlantic Film Festival announced a 24 per cent attendance increase from last year with 29,400 in overall attendance that includes 28 sold-out screenings and events and an increase in audience spread over all events. “We’re extremely happy with this year’s results,” said Gregor Ash, Executive Director. “...

Focus Group Therapy Wins Best Narrative Short in Colorado

Focus Group Therapy Wins Best Narrative Short in Colorado and Screens in Shorts Gala at the Atlantic Film FestivalHalifax, NS, September 7, 2005 – The locally-shot short film, Focus Group Therapy, recently had its world premiere at the Westcliffe Digital Film Festival (Aug 27-29) in Colorado where it was the recipient of the Jim Jarmusch Best Narrative Short Award. Directed and co-produced by Nova Scotia director Michael Melski and written and produced by first-time Halifax writer/producer Ivy...

Halifax Atlantic City will screen 220 films and 50 shorts

The 25th Atlantic Film Festival (AFF), September 15-24, 2005, announced today one of the largest line-up of films, industry programs and special events in the history of the Festival. This year's program includes a full slate of 220 Atlantic, Canadian and international films including the largest Atlantic program to date with 15 Atlantic features and 50 shorts. New special programs include: Focus on Germany, which will complement this year's Strategic Partners conference focus, plus the 25th AFF...

Co-Production Market at the Atlantic Film Festival

Strategic Partners Co-Production Market Key to International Film and TV Co-ProductionsNow in its 25th year, the Atlantic Film Festival (AFF) is known primarily for its celebration of films from Atlantic Canada and around the world. Lesser known is that the Festival presents the yearly industry event Strategic Partners Co-Production Market that generates millions in international film and television co-productions.The goal of Strategic Partners is simple: facilitate international co-productions....

Atlantic City Fest reveils special events program

The Atlantic Film Festival Announces Special Events, Programs and Opening Gala for Its 25th Anniversary The 25th Atlantic Film Festival, September 15-24, 2005, announced today a number of special 25th anniversary plans including: the new NSFDC Inspired Series, Strategic Partners focus on Germany, new Music & Image partnerships, alFresco Film on the Hill, an expanded visibility campaign and the Opening Night Gala screening of Thom Fitzgerald’s 3 Needles.“This is a big year for us,” says Gre...

Viewfinders Festival for youth wrap up comments

ViewFinders: International Film Festival for Youth (VF4), April 19-23, a presentation of the Atlantic Film Festival, announced a record fourth year with an overall attendance of 6,750 children, teens and families for screenings, workshops and events including the ViewFinders School Program. This represents a general attendance increase of 23 per cent with a 27 per cent increase in box office.“All the programs really worked together and complemented each other,” said Kellie Manning, ViewFinde...