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Beneath the Earth Film Festival

New York's Beneath the Earth Film Festival is a year-long search for independent films that serves as a catalyst for outstanding projects to reach a global audience. Four seasonal competitions are held throughout the year during which work of high production quality, clever writing and strong performances are offered the chance to be reviewed by authorities in the film world. The winners of each season then go on to compete for the culminating grand prize. All winners will receive recognition and exposure as well as a monetary prize.

Purgatory III Film Exhibition

purgatory / noun / an intermediate place or state of temporary suffering for expiatory purification

Within the word “purgatory”, it is easy to envision condemned souls, torment and darkness. However, purgatory may also reflect the cyclic state in which we often rediscover or recreate ourselves anew from within our personal inflictions. Sometimes it is the necessary stage to exorcise ourselves from the haunting ghosts of the past. Perhaps it is the serene place of self reflection and realization.

From within this, DAMNED proudly presents an exhibition of powerful cinema called Purgatory. Held on March 8th & 9th 2013 at Hastings Ballroom/Tangent Gallery in Detroit, Purgatory will present various short films of deeply introspective, beautifully disturbing and darkly enlightening subject matters from filmmakers local and worldwide. This is not an industry-focused horror film festival, but a tributary showcase of the often redemptive films from the filmmaker’s personal damnations.

For further information: http://thatdamnedshow.com/purgatory

FILMMAKERS!  We are still accepting submissions until February 10 2013! Click here for further info and to submit.

Also, fan us on the Purgatory Facebook Fan Page!

Bollywood International Film Festival

BIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of Bollywood , Hollywood and International Cinema including Bhojpuri, Punjabi and other regional Indian Cinema to film lovers. We are starting as a seven-day ( March 1-7 , 2013 ) Film Festival in Columbia , South Carolina but have the goal to embrace programming 365 days a year, including but not limited to other cities like Charleston , Myrtle beach & more . This festival is a creative journey from Film City Mumbai, India to Los Angeles and everything in between and around. BIFF offers screenings, lectures, discussions, music, dance, workshops, industry support and the chance to meet filmmakers from US , India and around the world

Video interview with Ivan Trujillo - Festival Director - Guadalajara Film Festival

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  Festival Festival presentation: Mexican short and feature Films Presented in Competition, with a special section for documentary films.Ibero American Competition in feature and short films.Children´s film competition for Ibero Amercian Films. Edition: 28 Festival Logo: Theme: Latin American Films Category/Format: Mixed Festival Info Price info: US $ 10,000.00 ...

Produce with China forum in Montreal

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Montreal World Film Festival offered a focus on China. MONDAY, AUGUST 27TH - 10h00 – 12h00 Hotel Hyatt Regency, Salon Creation, 6th floor - Chinese delegation presents the situation and rules of coproduction, distribution and film market of China.            From left to right: JIA Qi, Vice President of China Movie Channel and Head of the Delegation GUO Hua, Deputy Director International Dept, China Movie Channel ZHAO Hai Cheng, Vice President of China Film...

Jiayuguan International Short Film Festival

The first annual “Jiayuguan International Short Film Festival” will be co-hosted by the State Administration of Radio Film and Television and Gansu Provincial People’s Government; co-underwritten by the Publicity Department of the Gansu Provincial Committee of the CPC, Chinese Television Artists Association, Gansu Provincial Bureau of Radio, Film and Television, Jiayuguan Municipal People’s Government, and Gansu Provincial Federation of Literary and Art Circles; co-organized by CCTV-10, Chinese Television Documentary Academic Committee, Cartoon Art Committee of Chinese Television Artists Association, and solely sponsored by Beijing Bojing Culture & Media Co., Ltd.
 
 

The Festival focuses on films in the documentary, science and education, and animation genres, aiming to create a professional platform for promotion, exchange, trade, and exhibition of films and television projects catering to China and the world.
 

NYC HOLLARWEEN Horror Fest

The GrayMarkit Distribution HOLLARWEEN Horror Fest Thur OCT 18 - 25, 2012 From 6PM to 12AM MANHATTAN New York City. We are more just a festival we are an east-coast horror/sci-fi film distributor. We are looking for well made horror movies, shorts, trailers, and music videos with reasonable $10, $20, and $30 submissions fees and presenting film makers with a chance to make money. If your movie is rejected, we send a letter with specific reasons why we passed on your film, as evidence we watched it. As opposed to just taking your money and sending a vague templated rejection letter. Accepting submissions between now through 9/30/12. email: graymarkit@hotmail.com http://graymarkitfest.webs.com

NEW VISION INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

"NEW VISION INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL"
is an innovative international festival of short-length cinema.

Imagination, genre variety, shocking plots, unexpected upshots, brevity, brilliant actor game, visual sophistication, authorial style - all these are the distinguishing features of the New Vision International Film Festival program.

Festival presents a competition. The audience chooses the winners of different nominations by means of an independent voting.

CATACUMBA INTERNATIONAL HORROR SCI-Fi FILM FESTIVAL

This cultural project takes place in Godella (Valencia, Spain) since 2000. Catacumba is an International Film Festival, involving short and feature films, open to filmmakers of any nationality. Theme is focus on horror, fantasy, science fiction, gore, psychological, experimental, bizarre, animation…  GENERAL RULES FOR PARTICIPATING: www.catacumba.org/participa_en.html

Pawnee Nation College Native Film+Media Festival

Pawnee Nation College in Pawnee, Oklahoma, will be hosting its first annual Native Film+Media Festival, October 24-27, 2012.  Filmmakers are encouraged to submit films and videos in all genres that are by and/or about Native American life and culture.  Deadline for submissions is September 21, 2012.

International Festival of Film Producers REGIOFUN

The International Festival of Film Producers REGIOFUN is the only event in Poland, and one of only three in Europe, devoted to the films created thanks to the support from Regional Film funds and financial assistance from cities.

In Katowice, for five October days, the viewers have an opportunity to watch the most interesting features, shorts, documentaries and animations from all over the world, which could never have been realized if it were not for modern ways of financing. From among thousands of titles, we carefully select those pictures which can delight and stir the audience, amaze them or amuse.

Moreover, REGIOFUN is a place of meetings and discussions for producers, directors, experts and representatives of Regional Film Funds from all over the world.

DV Awards 2012

The DV Awards is a new and exciting international competition celebrating outstanding creative and technical achievements in the emerging world of digital video production. From independent films, commercials, corporate communications and industrial videos to 3D animation, special effects and event videos, dozens of categories will be recognized.

With the advent and increasing affordability of digital video, a rising number of outstanding productions are not being produced in multimillion dollar film and television studios, but in small desktop studios, manned by a few determined and creative individuals. The DV awards were created to honor these individuals and their accomplishments.

Munich International Festival of Filmschools

 

The International Festival of Film Schools was established in 1981. It is now one of the most important festivals for young filmmakers in the world. More than 3,500 films have been presented at the festival since its inception. More than 3,200 foreign students and professors have had opportunities to meet, enter into discussions and share their experiences with each other. 

Reklamefilmpreis 2012 Frankfurt am Main

Reklamefilmpreis - FrankfurtFestival 2012 Jedes Jahr werden in Deutschland Werbefilme für das Kino und Fernsehen produziert und hinter jedem Film stehen professionelle Menschen, die ihr Herzblut und ihre ganze Energie in die Produktion der Filme gesteckt haben. Der Reklamefilmpreis kürt die besten und künstlerisch außergewöhnlichsten Leistungen im Zusammenhang mit der Herstellung von Werbefilmen. Er dokumentiert die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit und Kreativität deutscher Werbefilme und ist damit einer der bedeutendsten Filmpreise der Werbefilmbranche. Ausgezeichnet werden die Person, die für den Erfolg der Filme gearbeitet haben. Dabei spielen die einzelnen Menschen hinter Kamera eine wesentliche Rolle. Es ist ein Preis der das Talent von Textern, Regisseuren, Kameramännern und -Frauen, Art Directors etc. anerkennt und ihre weitere Entwicklung fördert. In 15 Kategorien wird der Preis an die außergewöhnlichsten Leistungen verliehen. Einreichen können alle selbstständig Kreativschaffenden der Werbefilmbranche sowie Werbeagenturen, Werbefilmproduktionen, Kameraleute, Musikproduktionen, Postproduktionen, Tonstudios und Hochschulen aus Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Eingereicht werden kann bis zum 1. August 2012 Der Reklamefilmpreis findet am Samstag den 24. November im Schauspiel Frankfurt statt. Tickets für die Verleihung und weitere Informationen erhalten Sie auf www.reklamefilmpreis.de Kontakt zum Reklamefilmpreis Büro: Natascha Doller + 49 6109 37 65 80 + 49 6109 37 65 11 Sascha Neuß + 496109376580 + 496109376511  English version: Reklamefilmpreis - FrankfurtFestival 2012 Every Year are produced commercials for cinema and television in Germany. Each production is characterized by professionals who put in all their passion and energy to every second of the final results. The Reklamefilmpreis honors and distinguish the best, most creative and extraordinary works in connection with the production of commercials. This unique award demonstrates the competing power and creativity of german commercial filmproductions. The Reklamefilmpreis-Trophy will be awarded to people behind the camera who take a leading role while the production process. It honors the talent of copywriter, scriptwriter, directors, dop‘s, art directors etc. The Reklamefilmpreis-Trophy will be presented in 15 categories. Individuals such as directors, editors, stylists, directors of photography, post productions and also music producers or students of film and art academies from Germany, Austria and Switzerland are eligible to enter. Entries can be submitted until 01. August 2012 The Reklamefilmpreis ceremony take place on Saturday, 24. November at Schaupsiel Frankfurt. Visit www.reklamefilmpreis.de for tickets and other informations. Contact to the award office: Natascha Doller + 49 6109 37 65 80 + 49 6109 37 65 11 Sascha Neuß + 49 6109 37 65 80 + 49 6109 37 65 11

FESTIVAL OF SHORT FILMS FOR IDENTITY BARCELONA

Short films dealing with identity robbery, its recognition and recovery, and the personal and social consequences. The Creators for Identity and Memory Association (ACIM) promotes activities that denounce the robbery of identity, mainly when it affects children. It is closely related with the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo Association. Its members organized de three cycles of Theater for Identity-Catalunya. Children abduction and forged identity were a systematic policy during both the last Argentine military dictatorship, Spanish Franco’s regime and other “the facto” governments. ACIM considers that stolen identities should be restablished as this is an inherent human right.

II. International Green-Go Short Film Contest and Festival

Dear Film and Nature Friend!

Do you love Tarantino's arty works or are you a fan of David Attenborough's documentaries? Do you want to show with breathtaking pictures or with creative animation how much loss we suffer with the degradation of our biodiversity or the over consumption of fossil fuels?

Do you want to participate in a new international environmental movement that builds the basic of a green film festival?

If you say YES, then this is your place! Spread your environmental message and your talent, and even win with it! Participate in the II. International Green-Go Short Film Festival, be a part of the message to show people how much we should preserve our natural heritage that are key for our lives, how much we should turn to alternative energy sources to halt climate change and how much we should respect our cultural heritage built on our environment.

Check the categories, find more information and fill the application form at the contest's website: www.greengofest.eu. Do not forget to join our facebook communitny at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Green-Go-International-Short-Film-Contest/201482366648085

Choose your weapon and SHOOT! It is your time now to spread the word around the world!

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