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THE SURROGATE and GOATS chosen to top Organization's Spotlight Initiative Film Series

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The Creative Coalition announced the slate of honorees headlining the 2012 Spotlight Initiative Awards Gala Dinner to be held during the upcoming film festival in Park City, Utah.  This year's Spotlight Initiative Award recipients include actress Kate Bosworth, actor and artist Common, actor and comedian Tracy Morgan, actress Anna Lynne McCord, and filmmaker Stacy Peralta.  Leaders in the entertainment industry will join together to celebrate these luminaries, as well as the art an...

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival has announced the official selections for their ninth annual event to be held in Missoula

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Big Sky Documentary Film Festival has announced the official selections for their ninth annual event to be held in Missoula, Montana February 17-26, at the Historic Wilma Theatre.  The 144 film program, culled from nearly 1000 entries from all over the world will feature a free opening night screening of Matthew Akers's new film Marina Abramovi The Artist is Present (sponsored by HBO Documentary Films); a massive music sidebar of new and classic films and live performances (sponsored by The Aca...

Sundance Film Festival 2012 Films in Premieres and Documentary Premieres Sections

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Sundance Institute announced today the films selected to screen in the out-of-competition Premieres and Documentary Premieres sections of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival will be held January 19 through 29 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The complete list of films is available at www.sundance.org/festival. John Cooper, Director of the Sundance Film Festival, said, "The fact that most of the Premieres have been produced completely independently fu...

Sundance awards winners since 1982

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1982     * Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic - Circle of Power 1985     * Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic - Blood Simple     * Grand Jury Prize: Documentary - Seventeen     * Special Jury Prize: Dramatic - Almost You     * Special Jury Prize: Dramatic - The Killing Floor     * Special Jury Prize: Dramatic - Stranger Than Paradise     * Special Jury Prize: Documentary - America and Lewis Hine     * Special Jury Prize: Documentary - In Heaven There Is No Beer?   ...

The Zoom In Awards

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Enter your DVD or CD! PRO`S and STUDENTS in EDITING, CINEMATOGRAPHY, and GRAPHICS & FX can win $100,000 in prizes and exposure and meet celebrities like Ellen Kuras (Cinematographer: Eternal Sunshine) and Stacy Peralta (Director: Riding Giants).

Sundance to open with the world premiere of CHICAGO 10, written and directed by Brett Morgen

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The 2007 Sundance Film Festival announced today that the Opening Night Film for the upcoming Festival is the world premiere of CHICAGO 10, written and directed by Brett Morgen. CHICAGO 10 is an innovative documentary that combines historical storytelling, archival footage, animation and music to tell the story about the 1968 anti-war protests around the Democratic National Convention in Chicago that resulted in the famous Chicago Conspiracy Trial in 1969. The 2007 Sundance Film Festival runs Jan...

Chase this Lotus, an incredible surf movie

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CHASE THIS LOTUS:Director Greg Schell brings Surfing to TheatersCatch this incredible surf movie CHASING THE LOTUS: The Lost Reels of Weaver and Willis narrated by Jeff Bridges and directed by Gregory Schell at a film festival nationwide. www.chasingthelotus.com. For forty years, underground filmmakers Greg Weaver and Spyder Wills documented surf discovery as it migrated around the world. Their shots captured on celluloid became the images for such films as THE FORGOTTEN ISLAND OF SANTOSHA, BIG ...

4th Annual Surf Theatre Film Festival

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Join us for the 4th Annual Surf Theatre Film Festival during the US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach July 25-28th 2006 at Pierside Surf City 6 Theatres (Formerly Mann's) located directly across from the Huntington Beach Pier. Tuesday, July 25th 7 PM- Free admission! Opening night features "SOFIA", a film by Peter Goetz about the Peruvian champion, Sofia Mulanovich. "Some see things as they are and ask why? Others dream things that were never and ask why not"? See how an unlikely girl inspired...

The “Other” Venice Film Festival

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The “Other” Venice Film Festival Venice California was one man's dream of a place to resemble Venice, Italy. In 1900 Abbot Kinney founded Venice, California. At first Venice was a romantic network of canals but Kinney's idea never really worked, and with the arrival of cars and freeways to LA, the canals were abandoned. In the 1960s Venice, California became a low rent district on the ocean that attracted artists and young radicals from across the nation. Always slightly on the margin...

Sundance Announces Winners of 2005 Festival

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Sundance Film Festival now in it’s 24th year held its award ceremony at the Park City Racquet Club this past weekend and announced it’s winners. Leading the way for Best Feature Film is 40 Shades of Blue and for Best Documentary is What IS IT?With over 6,500 films submitted to the Festival the 16-member jury had an auspicious task set before them to decide on the top winners for the Festival. Sundance known as one of the top festivals in the US and draws in a dedicated independent audience...

The First Annual Zoom In Awards

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the finalists for The First Annual Zoom In Awards, including Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient, Albert Maysles. The winners will be announced at an exclusive event on February 4th, 2005 at Manhattan cocktail lounge, Mannahatta, where they will receive prizes provided by Apple, Wacom, Boris, The Edit Center, LaCie, Outpost Digital, Manhattan Edit Workshop, Glidecam, Tekserve, and others.The Zoom In Awards are designed to recognize the talented creative students and professionals whose contribu...

Dancing In Park City

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2005 Sundance Film Festival Announces ProgramThe Sundance Institute has announced the slate of films for the 2005 Sundance Film Festival. New this year will be the inaugural World Cinema Competition, which brings more of an international focus on this once only US independent film Festival. The 2005 Sundance Film Festival will take place January 20–30, 2005, in Park City, Utah, USA. This Film Festival is the premier showcase for American independent film, is an important new platform for i...

Surf Film Festival inside the tube

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Surf Film Festival Make Waves The 2nd annual Surf Film Festival will take place during the US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California July 27-30th 2004. Big Red Productions who is responsible for bringing surf films back to the big screen is holding it's now annual Surf Film Festival the only one of its kind in the world. With the over 300,000 people who come to attend the largest surf contest in the United States in the daytime, it was only right to have the top surfers on the big scr...

Sundance Opens and Rides the Waves at Park City

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Robert Redford’s opening night speech gave tribute the roots of independent filmmaking and how Sundance first started. For a documentary film has now been highlighted as the opening night choice for this prestigious film festival. Redford admitted that in the 60’s he started surfing and now he rides waves much different than when he was younger. It was a joy and a pleasure to have RIDING GIANTS be a historical part of the Sundance Festival this 2004.Sundance Film Festival now it's 23rd ye...

Premiere and opening

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Riding Giants will open Sundance festivities in Park City, January 15thA documentary by Stacy Peralta (the skateboarder-turned-filmmaker who won the director's prize at Sundance 2001 for the extreme-sports documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys). Screenwriters - Stacy Peralta and Sam George. The first docu to open Sundance ever."Watching a 90-foot wave coming across the screen at the Eccles is something I can hardly wait for, myself," said festival director Geoffrey Gilmore. "It's perfect for us for an...

Riding Giants Sundance opening

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Riding Giants, Stacy Peralta's surfing sequel to his Sundance debut and award winner, Dogtown and Z-Boys, is a semiserious, often rollicking, multigenerational insider's look at the origins of surfing, the colorful and subversive birth of surf culture, and the mythology and lure of the "big wave." This passionate and fluid film is without question the first authentic history of surfing from its humble Hawaiian beginnings to the big business it became to the still-rebellious universe it inhabits ...

Premiere and opening

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Riding Giants will open Sundance festivities in Park City, January 15thA documentary by Stacy Peralta (the skateboarder-turned-filmmaker who won the director's prize at Sundance 2001 for the extreme-sports documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys). Screenwriters - Stacy Peralta and Sam George. The first docu to open Sundance ever."Watching a 90-foot wave coming across the screen at the Eccles is something I can hardly wait for, myself," said festival director Geoffrey Gilmore. "It's perfect for us for...

Line up for Sundance peaks?

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Sundance, Park city, Salt Lake City Opening Night Riding Giants will open Sundance festivities in Park City, January 15th A documentary by Stacy Peralta (the skateboarder-turned-filmmaker who won the director's prize at Sundance 2001 for the extreme-sports documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys). Screenwriters - Stacy Peralta and Sam George. The first docu to open Sundance ever. "Watching a 90-foot wave coming across the screen at the Eccles is somethi...
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