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ÉCU'S new partner: The Clare Valley Film Festival

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The Clare Valley Film Festival, deep in Australia’s Mid-North Region, is saturated with the rich landscape and oral history of its region. This young festival is already “building a reputation as one of the top educationally focused film festivals in regional Australia” (Screenculture.net) and in that it stands as a landmark showcase for regional Australian talent and a lighthouse of inspiration for young film-making talent. The interactive, get-involved spirit of the festival is p...

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 ...

The inaugural Napa Valley Film Festival goes live

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The inaugural Napa Valley Film Festival goes live at: http://napavalleyfilmfest.org/ The festival is scheduled for November 9-13, 2011 Some quick highlights: - 5 nights - 4 festival villages - 12 screening venues - 100 films - 125 wineries pouring - 250 filmmakers and industry guests - 30,000 anticipated total attendance   Top-lining a diverse program of films in competition and out (John Sloss of Cinetic Media is President of the...

Countdown to VFF11...T-Minus 100 Days!

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It's that time of year again...the countdown to The Valley Film Festival's opening night: 11.11.11. In addition to it being International Spinal Tap Day ("The numbers all go to eleven. Look, right across the board, eleven, eleven, eleven...") it's the 11th Annual Valley Film Festival. Kismet! There's still time for you to submit a short or feature, in any genre. The VFF11 call-for-entries is open through August 15th. The VFF11 program will be ann...

The Napa Valley Film Festival Launches at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival

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Marc Lhormer, Chef Michael Chiarello and Susan Sarandon - Photo courtesy of NVFF On Monday, January 24th, Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) Co-Founders and Directors Brenda and Marc Lhormer announce the first annual Nappa Valley Film Festival at their launch party at The St. Regis Deer Valley during The 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The NVFF is an official Sundance Institute Associate. "If the Napa Valley Film Festival's party at Sundance was an indication, my home town ...

Butterflies at The Valley Film Festival tonight at 7PM - article

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The screening of the Award winning film about YouTubers takes place tonight at 7PM at The Valley Film Festival in Los Angeles. To find our more about the film, read today's article on Patch.com  Looking forward to seeing you here: Valley Film Festival Saturday, November 13 @ 7:00pm CAP Theatre 13752 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423  Want to know more about the documentary? Click here ...

The Valley Film Festival ~ "10 Degrees Hotter" Short FIms

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From musicals (Sudden Death) to music videos (My Southern Can is Mine), to thrillers (Love Me Tender) and thrills (52 Takes of the Same Thing, Then Boobs), to local gems and foreign finds, The 10th Annual Valley Film Festival has a varied selection of short films competing for the coveted 10 Degrees Hotter award.  (Please note that these short films precede our feature films and do not screen in a single program.) ...

NEWSLETTER N° 483: November 4, 2010

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 .............                                                                                                                                                          WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 483: November 4, 2010 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor, Advertise on the sites.  Our newsletter reaches 82 000 film profession...

The Valley Film Festival ~ Narrative Features

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The 10th Annual Valley Film Festival presents a series of three narrative feature films. Ranging from psychological thrillers (The Commune) to tense drama (Boiler Room) to a coming-of-age comedy (Driver's Ed Mutiny), these films showcase independent filmmakers from The Valley and other L.A. environs.    THE COMMUNE (Elisabeth Fies) When Jenny Cross (Chauntal Lewis) has to spend summer vacation with deadbeat dad (Stuart G. Bennett) on his creepy commun...

The Valley Film Festival ~ Comedy Shorts Program

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The 10th Annual Valley Film Festival is pleased to present a diverse program of comedic short films. From a group of children who finally get revenge on a mean, old lady to a wannabe French rapper who stumbles onto something big, from imaginary friends to confessions from best friends, these films are short in length but big on laughs.  Alex Berger directs three long-time friends who confess their hidden lives around a BBQ. Wannabe rap...

The Valley Film Festival ~ Dramatic Short Film Program

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The 10th Annual Valley Film Festival presents a program of dramatic short films on a variety of subjects. All of the films make powerful statements, exploring love, forgiveness, friendship, music and politics--providing a stirring experience. Director Mateo Hobbs delves into the AFTER LIFE with his short film. Michael Paton is dead, with no recollection as to why. Separated by death, Michael's body and soul have to work together to salvage what redemption they have left. FRAGILE come...

NEWSLETTER N° 475: September 3, 2010

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Countdown to VFF10...T-Minus 72 Days

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Since Friday night (AKA, T-Minus 76 Days) we've been on a VFF10 high! We've had five very busy days that you can read all about here: http://valleyfilmfest.blogspot.com/2010/08/countdown-to-vff10t-minus-72-days.html   P.S. Let us know which Valley Film Festival alumni you'd like us to interview next. As always, thanks for reading and for your input! ...

The Valley Film Festival Interviews Filmmaker Richard Gale

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An Interview with Richard Gale Though he majored in English literature at UCLA, Richard Gale has become a highly accomplished and versatile filmmaker. He writes, directs, produces, shoots, and edits his films. And he’s worked in several different modes—fiction, documentary, drama, comedy, shorts, features, cable TV. He’s won three L.A. Area Emmys and screened at many festivals around the world, including our own Valley Film Festival (Criticized in 2007 and ...

NEWSLETTER N° 472: july 21, 2010

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Great chance at Silicon Valley Film Festival Aug 21, 2010

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Short Film We accept shorts of lengths, styles and genres, including DOCUMENTARY shorts and ANIMATED films. Films can also be shot in any format or media as long as the submitted format is on DVD, in which we ultimately screen from. We try to put as few limits on the filmmakers as possible. Films shot by locals or shot around SF Bay area is a plus, but not required. Time limit: Under 30 minutes in length. Music Video ...

Diablo Valley Film Festival

The Diablo Valley FIlm Festival celebrates the independent spirit of cinema.   The festival offers a screening venue for upcoming and established filmmakers from around the globe.  The festival presents all genres of films including narrative features, shorts, music videos and documentaries with an emphasis on innovative storytelling, creative technical expertise and experimental approach.

 

Centered in historic downtown Martinez, California, DVFF is in its inaugural year and has discovered an enthusiastic audience for independent cinema in the surrounding community. 

 

Exhibiting filmmakers receive All-Access Passes which provide access to all films, parties, and workshops during the festival. Filmmakers are also encouraged to partake in post screening Q & A sessions with audiences to discuss production aspects, behind the scenes, and filmmaking processes.

Dear Filmmakers...

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Dear Filmmakers, The Valley Film Festival (VFF) is currently engaged in watching your shorts, features, music videos, trailers, etc., but it hasn't stopped us from getting excited about the emails you've been sending, asking about the status of our programming and telling us why it's important to you to screen with VFF. It gives us a warm & fuzzy feeling to hear your stories and ask that you keep them coming.    Since launching VFF in 2000, one...

Hudson Valley Film Festival (poughkeepsie & Rhinebeck)

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Upto date the only fest concentrating on screenwriters. No 2001 confirmation yet.

Archived festival (terminated)

The Monument Valley Film Festival

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This year the festival will be focusing on original films directed, produced or written by Native Americans.

San Fernando Valley Film Festival

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The San Fernando Valley also known as the Six Cities area consist of Los Angeles, Burbank, Calabasas, Glendale, Hidden Hills, and Universal City home to Universal Studios

American Valley Film Festival

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First year of festival that encourages new film-makers.

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