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Living Dead Film Festival

Inviting zombies from all around to join us here in Illinois on Saturday November 10th for Spook Show Entertainment's first annual Living Dead Film Festival!

The Festival will be held at the Portage Theater on Chicago's Northwest side, and hosted by Chicago's own Colleen Miller.

Portage Theater

4050 N. Milwaukee Avenue

Chicago, IL 60641

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JAMAICA REGGAE FILM FESTIVAL, 17th-21st May 2012 The Jamaica Film Academy announces the Call for Entries in the 2012 Jamaica Reggae Film Festival, to be held 17th-21st May 2012 in Kingston, Jamaica.(Venue to be confirmed) In keeping with the format initiated at the inaugural event in February 2008, the Festival will showcase films in which aspects of Jamaica's Reggae music culture are displayed, documented and memorialized in feature, documentary and short films, animation and music videos. In the five years since its inception, the Reggae Film Festival has included films made by Jamaicans, as well as global reggae researchers and fans from the Caribbean, UK, USA, Canada, Spain, Germany, Serbia, Italy, Japan, Iran, France and Ethiopia. The focus of many documentaries on the history of Jamaican music and music makers, ensures an archive of historical material on the genre that preserves the oral memories of a culture that has spread to and been honored by the world. In 2012, in recognition of the 50th year of Jamaica's independence, the Jamaica Reggae Film Festival will be presented internationally in cities of the Jamaican Diaspora, with selected screenings of The Best of the Reggae Film Festival in Toronto, London, Birmingham and New York. In keeping with the objective of the Jamaica Film Academy to increase and improve the output of Jamaican film making, the annual Make A Film In 24 Hours competition has inspired and produced new Jamaican film making talent, while the Festival has discovered a surprising wealth of Jamaican talent in digital animation. The acknowledged expertise and innovation of Jamaican music video makers exposing the talents of Jamaica's powerful musical artists, provides another area highlighted by the Reggae Film Festival. Annual Awards are presented in several categories and and the international interest in the unique music and culture of Jamaica. has given prize-winning films further international awards and distribution. The Festival's identification of the genre of 'reggae films' creates a digital archive of films available for research into a variety of aspects of the Jamaican culture that emerged from the Rastafari movement and spread with the music of reggae legend Bob Marley.

CINEDAYS Festival of European Film

This festival embarked in the period of 15 - 24 November 2002, on the initiative of the famous Spanish film director Pedro Almodovar and Viviane Redding, nowadays vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship and in the year of 2002, member of the European Commission, responsible for Education, Culture, Youth, Media and Sports. Since than, “CINEDAYS”, evolved in a festival that celebrates European film tradition, positioning Skopje, the main capital of Macedonia as the main anchorage for true cinema loving fans. In these past nine years, with every successive edition of the festival we tried to go beyond ourselves, however, at all times, having in mind the one thriving concept: presenting to the ever hungry audience with the finest and most rewarded European film achievements. The International European film Festival “CINEDAYS” became a major film happening which promotes European cultural values and traditions, putting the key emphasis on the European cinematographic heritage, development and nurturing of cinematic culture in general, and above all, offering to the film loving audience the chance to see the latest European film achievements directed by fresh and thriving. Worthy of mentioning is the fact that “CINEDAYS” is the only festival of any character established by the famous Spanish director, and also, the only festival of European film that happens in our country.

Each year, the main program of the festival is consisted of several segments: Competitive program, Gala program (or OFF Competition Program), Cine Balkan program, musical documentaries, Cinema for the Youngest, Short films program and numerous cinema related workshops.

29 Second Film Festival

The movie has been a means to represent the world as the most attractive culture genre since last 150 years. The film as a new communicator and a video call to share with lovers are already a movie. 29 Second Film Festival is the first digital convergence film festival in the world, which is united smart mobile phones, online and offline. Our purpose is the making a symathetic movie giving a impact within 29 seconds video to world citizens. In addition, according to smart and the digital age, we present new visual grammar and find new talents. Your active participation and your interest create a new film culture!

SeeFlik film competition

SeeFlik is an online film competition open to current students and alumni (5 years or less) of an accredited film school. There are two separate competitions, one based on audience votes and one on our panel of judges selections. Each competition will have a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner, receiving $7,500, $5,000 and $2,500, respectively. In addition, there will be an overall winner based upon a combination of both contests, who will receive the Overall Winner’s Prize of $20,000. All winners will be showcased to major talent agents through David Greenblatt, a well-known manager who has partnered with SeeFlik

European film festival in Miami, May 3-10,2012

[About The Festival]

The European Film Festival [in Miami] has a unique position in the landscape of the major film festivals. For the last 6 years, thousands of film enthusiasts and industry professionals from all over the world meet in Miami and transform the city into an international capital of auteur cinema. The weeklong festival has become an important meeting point for the European film industry to share their thirst for new discoveries and passion for cinema.

Red Chemistry Inc, a non-profit organization incorporated in Florida with a mission to promote the art of filmmaking in South Florida and around the world, was created by Isabelle Lambert in 2006. Since then, the Festival has brought more than 150 films in 12 languages from all over Europe. Cultural, institutional and corporate partners have supported this event to promote European film industry for the last five years.

In 2012, the European Film Festival in Miami will offer about 45 screenings - taking place at Miami’s busiest film locations. Locations such as the newly renovated Miami Beach Cinematheque, Cinema O, The Gusman Theater, Miami Beach Colony Theater and the brand new Coral Gables Art Cinema.

Located at the crossroads of a multi-cultural audience and thanks to the Eurocinema V.O.D release, the festival has become a unique launch platform for new films from Europe. In order to reinforce its position as a major film festival, prestigious opening and parties will take place during the course of the festival. Filmmakers, actors and producer who come to Miami for the premiere of their films will have a unique opportunity to interact with cultural personalities, celebrities, and carefully selected guests during various evening events. Media coverage and public relations will be handled by the well-established Tara Ink agency.

To help promote Miami´s up and coming talents, the Festival will organize a Short Film Competition where local film students will present their work. In addition, an international jury will select the best feature films among all the films screened during the Festival. The winner will receive a prize during the closing night ceremony.

The European Film Festival is going to reach new heights and aim at becoming the first event to connect South Florida with today´s best talents in the European film industry.


Festival Internacional de Cine de Derechos Humanos, DerHumALC

The Human Rights International Film Festival’s aim is to present the best movies dealing with every social issue related to the human rights’ and environment’s defense from several and original points of view, promoting in this way a critic cinema that contributes to social change.


Aimed at bringing new trends, new people and new cinema; The UFO 0110 International Digital Film Festival today made a call for entries from across the world. The UFO 0110 International Digital Film Festival, India’s only film festival to recognise and promote “different cinema” opens in the last week of February, 2012 in Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi.

Nothern Film Festival

The 33rd edition of the Northern Film Festival (NFF) will held from 9 - 13 November 2011. This 5 day film festival focuses on (Northern) European cinema. Beating heart of the festival is the Interregional Competition, for first or second feature films, with the award presentation of the Matad’Or and the accompanying cash prize of € 10,000. Films in the Interregional Competition feature cinematographic explorations and representations of Europe’s regions in time, space and spirit.

Furthermore, many premieres and previews of films of cinematographic importance from all over the world are shown. These film programmes have been arranged thematically and geographically, in which Wij Noorderlingen (Us Northerners), with films from Scandinavia, the Baltic States and the Benelux, keep coming back.

More details on the Nothern Film Festival can be found on

Legon International Film festival, Accra, Ghana

Round up friends and family, pack a picnic with a bottle of wine and head outdoors to go to the movies. One week in 2012 it will be a nightly feast of international film And it's so much more than a night in the confines of a cinema - outdoor movies are a social occasion that can't be bettered! 1st edition of LIFF brings you a season with a strong mix of romantic comedies, contemporary dramas and cutting edge documentaries. A line-up of films which will include winners from Cannes, Berlin and Sundance Film Festivals.

The Doha Tribeca Film Festival

The Doha Tribeca Film Festival is the culmination of our year-round activities and a celebration of film, education and community.

The MIX Short Film Awards

The MIX Short Film Awards (for produced shorts and scripts) - Outside of rewarding current projects, The MIX pairs up emerging short film writers and filmmakers for the purpose of producing future high quality shorts in both traditional and non-traditional formats.  This contest helps facilitate the production of short films by pairing up our top winning  screenwriters & filmmakers and offering them cash prizes or production opportunities. Outside of our main categories where we accept all genres and niches, three awards will be given to the most inspiring writer or filmmaker who best utilizes film as a medium to create awareness, social change, or bring a unique perspective to any one topic. The screening events will be held at the historic Byrd Theatre, Feb 17-19, 2012.

Sunset Film Festival Los Angeles

MISSION:  The mission is simple: Promote filmmakers and screen writers.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL:  Lots of films are rejected at film festivals. One of the reasons is that there are too many submissions. Producing a film is one thing. 

The next step is submitting your film to film festivals. Then you realize that nothing is really happening. The Sunset Film Festival is different.

Giving filmmakers and screenwriters the opportunity to be noticed is our priority. Distributors love films screened at Festivals.

They love them even better when they are awarded.

FOUNDER:  The festival is brought to you by Mark Mos, Kodak Entertainment Imaging Awarded filmmaker and Film Premieres organizer.

Mark has organized pre-premiere film presentations such as: “Gladiator” (Russell Crowe), “Mission Impossible 2” (Tom Cruise),

“Gone in 60 seconds” (Nicholas Cage, Angelina Jolie), “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (Jim Carrey), and much more.


He was in charge of the 5th Youth and Children Film Festival. Mark Mos is also a filmmaker; he has master’s degree in TV and Film Production.

His films were shown on film festivals in cities such as Los Angeles, Chicago or Salt Lake City and also European countries: Hungary, Poland and Romania.

IMPORTANT:  100% of submission fees go directly to promote festival and rent auditorium for screenings. Submit your film with Sunset Film Festival. 

This is the key to go further with your passion.

Austrian Filmfestival

The Austrian Filmfestival takes place two or three times per year and shows mainly Austrian films.

The short film section is called Two Moods Filmfestival.


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