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Stubbornly Independent at Tallgrass Film Festival

The Wichita Association for the Motion Picture Arts (WAMPA) and Tallgrass Film Festival today announced the theme for the 2008 Tallgrass Film Festival: Stubbornly Independent. “This year we were seeking a theme that would acknowledge the upcoming presidential election as well as express the focus of the festival while giving a nod to the unconventional spirit of the people of Kansas,” said Festival Director Lela Meadow-Conner. “I think Stubbornly Independent says it all.” To celebra...

53rd Annual 2008 Village Voice OBIE Awards Ceremony

By: Maria Esteves - May 28, 2008 The 53rd Annual 2008 Village Voice OBIE Awards ceremony was held at the historical Webster Hall ballroom, New York, with live simulcast streamed on iClips.Net, Monday, May 19, 8:00 pm - 10:00pm. The 2008 Obies was co-hosted by Broadway performers Bill Camp of CORAM BOY and Elizabeth Marvel of SEASCAPE. 2008 Obies was presented by Chairman, Michael Feingold Obie Committee, producer Eileen Phelan, publicist Gail Parenteau, lighting designer Stephen Wyker, sound de...

The 53rd Annual 2008 Village Voice OBIE Awards Ceremony Photos

By: Maria Esteves – May 27, 2008 The 53rd Annual 2008 Village Voice OBIE Awards ceremony honoring the best of Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway theater was held at the historical Webster Hall ballroom, New York, with live simulcast streamed on iClips.Net, Monday, May 19, 8:00 pm. The 2008 Obies was co-hosted by Broadway performers Bill Camp of CORAM BOY and Elizabeth Marvel of SEASCAPE. Presented by Chairman, Michael Feingold Obie Committee, producer Eileen Phelan, publicist Gail Parenteau,...

Cinequest Opening night

The 18th Cinequest opened Wednesday, February 27, with the world premiere screening of Paul Leuer's Eden Court starring Thomas Lennon (Reno 911), Kimberly Williams-Paisley (Father of the Bride, According to Jim) and Stephnie Weir (MADtv). Eden Court is a dramatic yet humorous story of a washed up baseball star living in a trailer park trying to escape his current life by running off to Australia in pursuit of his "American Dream." It's not a story where one man beats the odds to become...

30th Starz Denver Film Festival kicked

The 30th Starz Denver Film Festival has officially begun! Last night the crowds arrived dressed to the nines and some very special guests walked our Red Carpet at the beautiful Ellie Caulkins Opera House. With the Opera House packed, excited crowds watched as festival Artistic Director Ron Henderson graciously accepted the prestigious Cassavetes Award for his lifetime of achievement in the world of film. The emotional ceremony was a perfect precursor to the evening’s feature film, THE SAVAGES....

Reeling 2007, G&L Film Fest, Announces full Lineup

Chicago Filmmakers and Presenting Sponsors Showtime, Comcast, and The L Word are pleased to announce the 26th edition of Reeling, the second-oldest lesbian and gay film festival in the world, and a premiere cultural event for Chicago’s LGBT community and film-appreciating audiences. Reeling 2007 will take place November 8-18 and will include almost 70 programs. Screenings will be held at the Chicago History Museum (1601 N. Clark St.), Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema (2828 N. Clark St.), Fil...

MV International Film Festival kicked off

The annual MV International Film Festival kicked off last evening under blue skies atop the Mansion House Inn with more than 200 participants enjoying the acoustic sounds of Phil DaRosa and fabulous food provided by Zephrus Restaurant and Net Result.  The spirits of the opening night reception were heighten by serving of Charles de Fere champagne (provided by Bossiet America), Stella Artois, and sparkling water provided by San Pellegrino.   And then movie-goers were treated to the sights and ...

MV international Film Festival reveals highlights

You're invited to the perfect long weekend - the second annual Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival September 13-16, 2007. Imagine four days filled with amazing films from around the globe, fun parties, engaging conversation, great live music all within the downtown Walking Festival District - and oh, yes, enjoy some of the most beautiful beaches in America. Have the last weekend of summer be the best one of the year. Make your plans today! The festival Web site will offer information a...

Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival Line up complete

The complete schedule of films/events screening at the 2007 Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival is now on-line - FILMS. Festival passes (Full-Access and One-day) and individual film tickets are on sale at in advance of our box office opening on Thursday, September 13th at 10 a.m. at the Mansion House Inn.Check the festival Web site for more information about the evening events at some of the coolest places to party on the Island, some special day events to complement yo...

Aspen Shortsfest 2007 16th edition focuses on film (shorts)

Filmmakers and film lovers will gather April 3-8 when Aspen Shortsfest 2007 hits the screen at the Wheeler Opera House and other locations in Aspen and Carbondale, Colorado. Now in its 16th year, Aspen Shortsfest is considered one of the world’s finest international short film and video showcases. Shortsfest’s centerpiece, the International Competition offers a lively, heart-warming and thought-provoking selection of drama, comedy, animation and documentary – all 30 minutes or less. From t...

Big Apple Film Festival opened

The 3rd Annual Big Apple Film Festival opened last night, November 16 and will continute through Saturday evening, November 18th at the Tribeca Cinemas in New York City. The festival include New York City premieres, special guests, panel discussions, a closing night awards ceremony and nightly parties sponsored by Stella Artois. Partners and sponsors include IFP, Filmmaker Magazine,,, The Writers Boot Camp and Stella Artois. For information on films, events and tick...

Jacqueline Dupuis new Calgary Executive Director,

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NAMED FOR 2006 CALGARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Jacqueline Dupuis has plans under way for the 7th Annual CIFFhas announced that the 7th Annual Calgary International Film Festival will take place from September 22 to October 1, 2006. Leading this year’s Festival is Executive Director, Jacqueline Dupuis. Previously a member of the CIFF Board of Directors, Dupuis is taking the reins of the Festival after more than 10 years in the high tech industry. Along with her love for f...

Aspen Shortsfest 2006 is a Wrap!

Premiers, Packed Houses, Prestigious Jury Awards and More… Aspen Shortsfest celebrated an eclectic mix of short films including several world and North American premiers to big crowds and dozens of film guests from around the world during its 15th edition. Laughter, applause—even screams—could be heard throughout the festival in Aspen and Carbondale. The Audience Favorite Award was a 3-way split between The Danish Poet (North American premier, Torill Kove, Canada/Norway; animation), Mons...

Gen Art Film Festival: seven films, seven parties

Seven film, seven parties. That’s the user-friendly concept behind the Gen Art Film Festival, one of New York’s most popular film showcases, which ran from April 5th to the 11th at the recently renovated Clearview Cinema in New York’s trendy Chelsea area.The Festival is only one of the diverse programs produced by the Gen Art organization, which is a leading national arts and entertainment entity dedicated to promoting emerging talents in fashion, film, art and music. With offices in New Y...

Atlantic City Fest reveils special events program

The Atlantic Film Festival Announces Special Events, Programs and Opening Gala for Its 25th Anniversary The 25th Atlantic Film Festival, September 15-24, 2005, announced today a number of special 25th anniversary plans including: the new NSFDC Inspired Series, Strategic Partners focus on Germany, new Music & Image partnerships, alFresco Film on the Hill, an expanded visibility campaign and the Opening Night Gala screening of Thom Fitzgerald’s 3 Needles.“This is a big year for us,” says Gre...

Sarajevo International Film Festival Chief interview

The origins of the Sarajevo International Film Festival are now nearly almost legendary. In October 1993, with Serbs shelling the city, the festival, then directed by Haris Pasovic, screened some 170 films on VHS at locations around the war-torn city, with Sarajevans literally risking life and limb as they dodged sniper bullets and mortars to get to the showings. The festival was started up again in 1995, this time under the stewardship of Mirsad Purivatra, director of the Obala Art Centre. It...


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