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Tribeca Spotlight and Cinemania sections announced

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The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), announced its feature film selections in the Spotlight and Cinemania sections, as well as Special Screenings and the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival lineup. The 10th edition of the Festival will take place from April 20 to May 1 in lower Manhattan.   "Now that the majority of the program has been announced I believe you will see the rich variety and quality of the films and talent that we are presenting at Tribeca this year," s...

Tribeca World Narrative and Documentary Competition film selections

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2011 Festival to Present 88 Feature-Length and 61 Short Films April 20 - May 1    The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by American Express®, announced the World Narrative and Documentary Competition film selections and the first edition of the new section-Viewpoints. Forty-four of the 88 feature-length films were announced. The 10th edition of the Festival will take place from April 20 to May 1 in lower Manhattan.   TFF organizers this year have streamli...

10th Tribeca World Narrative and Documentary Competition film selections

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  The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by American Express®, today announced the World Narrative and Documentary Competition film selections and the first edition of the new section-Viewpoints. Forty-four of the 88 feature-length films were announced. The 10th edition of the Festival will take place from April 20 to May 1 in lower Manhattan. TFF organizers this year have streamlined the Festival's format, which is now comprised of two competition sections, World Narra...

Going For The Brass Ring At Sundance

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  For American Independent filmmakers (and increasingly, international ones too), the Sundance Film Festival is an opportunity to put one's project on the world stage and, hopefully, end up with a delicious distribution deal. Of course, truth be told, less than 5% of the 250 films on offer here will create any sort of noise after the Festival concludes (well, push that up to 10% if you include the films that will eventually be asked to participate on the international film festival circ...

20th Sundance Film Festival Feature Lineup

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By Maria Esteves – January 6, 2011 The 20th Sundance Film Festival 2011 (SFF2011) held in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah, commence January 20-30, 2011. The festival supported by the nonprofit Sundance Institute, founded by Robert Redford annually presents highly acclaimed independent cinema from American and International filmmakers. This year’s festival celebrates its 20th anniversary by showcasing over 100 American and international films in and out of comp...

Lineup of films selected to screen at Sundance 2011

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Sundance Institute announced today the lineup of films selected to screen in the U.S. and World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary Competitions for the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. In addition to the four Competition Categories, the Festival presents films in six out-of-competition sections to be announced on December 2. The 2011 Sundance Film Festival runs January 20-30 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. On Day One, the Festival will forego the convention of one opening ni...

Bitter Feast will have you coming back for seconds

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Bitter Feast is aHappy MealThefilm “Bitter Feast” which premiered at Los Angeles Film Festival is acollaborative effort by Indie filmmakers who combined talent to make a filmwhich was shot in 14 days. The production values along with performances by actorsJames LeGros. Joshua Leonard , Amy Seimetz are outstanding and of course MarioBatali adds to the recipe Cinematographer ,Michael McDonough, creates images ontwo Canon 5 D Mark II SR cameras with most of the film shot on available lightin th...

Bitter Feast will have you coming back for seconds

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Bitter Feast is aHappy MealThefilm “Bitter Feast” which premiered at Los Angeles Film Festival is acollaborative effort by Indie filmmakers who combined talent to make a filmwhich was shot in 14 days. The production values along with performances by actorsJames LeGros. Joshua Leonard , Amy Seimetz are outstanding and of course MarioBatali adds to the recipe Cinematographer ,Michael McDonough, creates images ontwo Canon 5 D Mark II SR cameras with most of the film shot on available lightin th...

Bitter Feast is a Happy Meal

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Bitter Feast is aHappy MealThe film “Bitter Feast” which premiered at Los Angeles FilmFestival is a collaborative effort by Indie filmmakers who combined talent tomake a film which was shot in 14 days. The production values along withperformances by actors James LeGros. Joshua Leonard , Amy Seimetz areoutstanding and of course Mario Batali adds to the recipe.Cinematographer,Michael McDonough, creates images on two Canon 5 D Mark II SR cameras withmost of the film shot on available light in t...

Newport International Film Fest ready to open

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The 2009 NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL will take place June 3-7 in beautiful Newport, Rhode Island. This year’s Festival will present five days and nights of screenings of over 90 U.S. and international feature, documentary and short films; Rhode Island focus, narrative, documentary and audience award competitions; filmmaker panels; events; a free screening in beautiful Ballard Park; the presentation of the prestigious Claiborne Pell Award; and those fabulous Newport parties. There wil...

Viennale 2008 line up preview

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At the time of this press briefing, the major part of our extensive study and program selection for the Viennale 2008has been concluded, and thus we can give you a general overview of the orientation and direction of this year’sfestival.What stands out in the choice of films for the Viennale 2008 is the wide spectrum of the program, covering agreat diversity of cinematography and cinematic countries of origin. As compared to last year, Latin-American cinema,to name but one example, has clearly...

Sarasota Film Festival Announces Narrative Films, Documentaries & Shorts Packages

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The Sarasota Film Festival celebrates its 10th Anniversary April 4-13th 2008. What began as a three-day festival with a handful of events has grown over a decade into one of the leading regional festivals is North America. As previously announced, this year the festival is thrilled to have as its honorary chairs, Governor Charlie Crist, United Artists CEO Paula Wagner and Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Co-Chairman Rick Nicita. They are all expected to attend the 10th Anniversary Ball, where th...

SXSW Announces Lineup

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The 15th annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference & Festival is thrilled to announce the complete lineup of feature films slated to screen at the event, March 7-15, in Austin, Texas.Over the course of nine days, 114 features will screen at the festival, with65 of those having their world premieres at SXSW 2008. Among the high-profile films added to the festival¹s ³Spotlight Premieres² categoryare: Kimberly Peirce¹s 'Stop-Loss,' Nicholas Stoller¹s 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall,' Martin ...

Palm Springs Heats Up Dessert With Hot Winners

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PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF SHORT FILMS The 11th Annual Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films concluded and the top winners announced on a beautiful warm Fall evening. Best of the Fest went to TORTE BLUMA and the Future Filmmaker Award went to Josh Staub for his beautiful heartfelt animation MANTIS PRABLE.Palm Springs have elevated it self to the top of the field as the largest short film festival and market in North America. More than 500 filmmakers and industry represen...

Palm Springs Shorts brings a long list of awards

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The best things in life are short, especially those screened at the 2005 Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films & Short Film Market (ShortFest), the largest short film festival and market in North America, now in its 11th year. Setting new records all around, more than 500 filmmakers and industry representatives from around the world participated in this year’s Festival which screened 324 short films in competition and included more than 2,400 of the filmmaker submissions, from ov...

The Action/Cut Short Film Competition winners

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The Action/Cut Short Film Competition, based in Los Angeles, wrapped and announces its 2005 winners.This is a unique, industry-based competition with Hollywood players on its Juries. Action/Cut is committed to discover the most talented and promising filmmakers from around the world, and through our 100+ Awards including cash prizes, recognize their film work and assist in furthering their careers by opening industry doors.THE ACTION/CUT 2005 GRAND PRIZE SHORT FILM AWARD“WHEN JESSE WAS BORN...

Maryland Film Festival wrapped

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The competition-free Maryland Film Festival wrapped up its seventh annual festival in Baltimore, Maryland on Sunday, May 8 with the Closing Night screening of SWIMMERS from writer/director Doug Sadler followed by the Closing Night Party. The film was hosted by Sadler along with cast members Robert Knott, Michael Mosley, and Tara Devon Gallagher; the film also stars Shawn Hatosy, Cherry Jones, and Sarah Paulson. SWIMMERS was developed at the Sundance Labs, won the annual Maryland Filmmakers Fel...

Boston independent line up

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INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL OF BOSTON ANNOUNCES 2005 PROGRAM LINE-UPThe Independent Film Festival of Boston (IFFB) today announced the films that will be featured at the 2005 Independent Film Festival of Boston. The third annual festival will be held April 21-April 24, 2005. The four day festival, complete with over 100 film screenings, filmmaker Q&A sessions, panel discussions, visiting filmmakers, parties and events will showcase the works of unknown filmmakers who seek to create films that are ...

SXSW 2005 line up

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After months of receiving and reviewing submissions, the South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival (SXSW Film) announces the lineup of feature films for this year's event. The lineup includes over 40 world and U.S. premieres, set to be unveiled March 11-19, 2005 in venues throughout Austin, TX.The following is the lineup of features for SXSW 2005. NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION:CAVITEDir: Ian Gamazon and Neill Dela Llana; Cast: Ian Gamazon, Dominique Gonzalez.An American citizen visiting his ...

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