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Submit your short films to the 3rd Babelgum Online Film Festival

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BABELGUM ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL 3rd Edition      Call for Entries March 28th submission deadline! Best of luck to all! Apply online: click the banner below on the relevant category Animation, narrative, non narrative, documentary Contact Info Karol Martesko-Fenster SVP &a...

Babelgum Online Film Festival

The Babelgum Online Film Festival was created to celebrate and reward the very best in international independent short filmmaking by providing exposure and cash awards for emerging talent. With its non-restrictive submission guidelines and international visibility, the festival supports and encourages talent and continues to provide a unique venue for filmmakers to showcase their craft.

This year's festival will feature simultaneous mobile and online viewing and voting by the global public in four categories.
As part of the festival, Stolichnaya Vodka will present the inaugural Stoli Emerging Filmmaker Award.

Got to Run

Director: Robbie Moffat.
A part time runner an unhappy sales woman is given a list of ten beautiful places to run. Present day, Sarah McGuire, a travelling sales woman is off on a trip up north to sell her boss's latest range of lingerie stock. unhappy in her current relationship with a car mechanic,she sets off with a mind to change her life for the better. She is good at her job but is unfulfilled. To alleviate her daily boredom she runs to orchestral music. Running is her one real pleasure in life. A chance meeting in a pub while drunk furnishes her with a list of ten beautiful places to go running in Britain. Intially, the places are on route between her sales assignments, but finally Sarah has to make the decision to get off the beaten track and go on the run.

Line-up at its finest: prominent speakers at FMX 2010

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FMX 2010 15th Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Interactive Media May 04-07, 2010  In the beginning of May, most of the big names in digital entertainment will collectively gather in Germany's Southwest. FMX 2010, the 15th Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Interactive Media, the 17th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and the business platform Animation Production Day are three events enjoying high international standing.   FMX preparations: the final cou...

I'VE SEEN FILMS International Film Festival announces the International Jury

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I'VE SEEN FILMS, together with its founder Rutger Hauer, announced today that, while warmly welcoming back as members of the International Jury, Mrs. Miranda Richardson (Dance with a Stranger, Empire of the Sun, The Crying Game, Damage, Sleepy Hollow, The Phantom of the Opera, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, The Young Victoria, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) and Mr. Anton Corbijn (U2: The Best of 1990-2000, Linear, Some YoYo Stuff, Control, The American), it can also count on an inte...

Hasidic Drug Dealers At Sundance

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The Sundance Film Festival is an event full of unusual stories....but Hasidic drug dealers? That has to be a first. The film, appropriately called HOLY ROLLERS, was produced and stars Danny A. Abeckaser, who is best known as a rock impressario and club promoter. The film, set in New York in the 1990s, is about a pair of Hasidic Jews who become part of an ecstasy smuggling ring. The film is the feature directorial debut of Kevin Asch with a screenplay by actor/scenarist Antonio Masc...

The Global Film Village: Behind the scenes with James Bond

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by Marc Halperin The USC School of Cinematic Arts and
Visions and Voices and The USC Arts & Humanities Initiative in conjunction with Danjaq and Eon Productions presented a special program taking us behind the scenes of the world’s most well known secret agent on the 6 through the 8th of November,  2009. Nine of the popular films were shown during three days and two panel discussions were presented with stars and members of the production team. This was a tribute to th...

The New Home For International Cinema

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  With foreign-language films (with "dreaded" sub-titles) becoming more and more difficult to find theatrical distribution, the action has moved to the home screen for even films that have been major presences on the international film festival circuit. IFC Films, which still does do day-and-date simultaneous openings in theaters and on its on-demand television network, is increasingly showcasing films strictly on its IFC ON DEMAND service, available via cable and satellite tel...

News from Paso Digital Film Festival

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Just South and Sideways of Sundance in the Cowboy Wine Country town of Paso Robles, California,  promoter Benford Standley is bringing back his unique independent film festival for a second-year run.  Last year's festival was honored to host actor-director Clint Eastwood, Oscar-winning film editor Joel Cox, producer Nigel Sinclair, and a wide slate of fantastic independent films and filmmakers. Four days of films and music in 2008 featured greats like Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Johnny Rivers, Eagl...

"Legends of the Marathon"

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"Grete Waitz, of Norway won the NYC Marathon a record nine times, and she leads a roster of legends and champions honored as the "Marathoners of the Decades" as part of the celebration of the 40gh running of the NYC Marathon.  The winners were chosen for their accomplishments in NY and the lasting legacy of their triumphs in the sport of long-distance running.  Waitz has set world records in the 3,000 meter, 8 kilometer, 10 kilometer, 15 kilometer, 10 mile and the marathon.  Sh...

“BEIJING GAMES” opens “SPORT MOVIES & TV”

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Exceptional “world preview” at “Sport Movies & Tv 2009”: October 30th at 5.30 p.m., in the occasion of the “Opening Ceremony” at Grattacielo Pirelli (Piazza Duca d’Aosta 1 - Milano) “The Everlasting Flame: Beijing Olympics 2008”, the Beijing Olympic Games 2008 Official Movie, will be presented from the Chinese director Gu Jun (invitation enclosed at the bottom). Italy was chosen to present the 22nd movie in the history of the Games to the presence of the maximum Sport Authorit...

Branchage festival awards

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See below for this year's award winners: LANDERS AWARD (£2000): Tell, directed by Laura Brocken RUNNER UP ISLANDERS AWARD SUPPORTED BY LONDON FILM ACADEMY (£500 worth of LFA training): Taken By The Air, directed by Mark Jones CUTTING HEDGE AWARD (£2000): Girl Like Me, directed by Roland Jobson BUDDING TALENT AWARD (£2000): Echoes, directed by Rob Brown MATTER DOCUMENTARY AWARD (£2000 + £1000 to a charity of filmmaker's choice): Burma VJ directed...

Actor Steve Leeds Filmography

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SAG | AFTRA | EQUITY Stats: Ht:5′ 7″              Eyes:Brown Wt:147 lbs         Hair:Brown Television Valley Heat (new pilot) Co-Star Jack Clemens/ NBC E.R. Guest Star GRB Entertainment Emmy Voting Member Television Arts & Sciences Pretty When You Cry Day Player Jack Green / HBO Insecurities ( series pilot ) Co-Star Blondes Have More Fun Prods. ...

MOTHER, MINE

Director: Susan Everett.
“Hello Mum. My name’s Alison. Born on the sixth of June, twenty eight years ago. But you know that already, don’t you?” Grieving the death of her adoptive mother, Alison tries to track down her natural mother to find a replacement ‘mum’. She sends out a videotape as an introduction.

Northern Lights: New Canadian Cinema at ERA

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Wroclaw, Poland-----Canada’s reputation often is overwhelmed by the sheer size and influence of its neighbor to the south. While Canadians may seem interchangeable with Americans to outsiders, the differences are particularly clear in the Canadian film industry, where active governmental subsidy systems have nurtured the careers of such film artists as David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan, Norman Jewison, Robert Lepage, and Guy Maddin, who is getting a career retrospective here. Kino Kanady: Cinema ...

Northern Lights: New Canadian Cinema

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   by Sandy Mandelberger, Online Dailies Editor  Wroclaw, Poland-----Canada’s reputation often is overwhelmed by the sheer size and influence of its neighbor to the south. While Canadians may seem interchangeable with Americans to outsiders, the differences are particularly clear in the Canadian film industry, where active governmental subsidy systems have nurtured the careers of such film artists as David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan, Norman Jewison, Robert Lepage, and Guy Maddin,...

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Seattle International Film Festival has concluded

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The 35th Seattle International Film Festival has concluded with the announcement of juried SIFF 2009 Competition Awards and Golden Space Needle Audience Awards, bringing to a close the largest and most highly attended film festival in the United States. Over the last 25 days, SIFF presented 203 narrative features, 11 archival features, 54 documentary features, and 124 short films from 62 countries, including 31 World Premieres (10 features, 21 shorts), 45 North American Premieres (36 features, 9...

Rutger Hauer attends the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival

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A brief discussion with legendary actor Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner, Sin City, Batman Returns) who came out in support of NYIIFVF award-winning film "Blindspot"...

The Runner

a surreal look at war,conflict.set in a future landscape bleak and strange (winner of the best short film award Muswell Hill  Festival 2000 )

"You cannot walk straight when the road bends" catch a glimpse of the Romani culture with Gipsy Caravan

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Jasmine Dallal the director said: "I originally named this film after a Romani proverb about how to cope when life doesn't deal you a straight hand ("You cannot walk straight when the road bends"). So the film title began as "When the Road Bends... tales of a Gypsy Caravan." However, brevity and the marketplace have prevailed so that it is being released simply as "Gypsy Caravan" in many places. Sorry about the confusion, but it is all the same movie a...

Rebecca Yeldham new Director of the Los Angeles Film Fest

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Film Independent announced today that Rebecca Yeldham is joining the organization as the Director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, effective immediately. Rachel Rosen serves as Director of Programming for Film Independent and the Los Angeles Film Festival, and had been working with Film Independent’s Senior Director Sean McManus as interim Co-Directors during the search for a new Festival Director. “Rebecca has a wide range of experience in the industry and she’s an inspiring leader -...

Tribeca Film Festival line up announced

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The 2009 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by American Express, the founding sponsor of the Festival, today announced its remaining out-of-competition feature film selections in the Encounters, Spotlight, Showcase, Restored/Rediscovered and Midnight sections. The 2009 Tribeca Film Festival will take place from April 22 to May 3, 2009 in lower Manhattan and will feature not only film screenings, but also an array of free community events designed to share the Festival experience with as many New Y...

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Zombie Office

Director: Johan A Kruger.

A black comedy that explores an accountant's reaction to his new Dominatrix Boss and the methods she employs to keep all her desk bound office zombies in line. His morals and sanity are pushed beyond breaking point.

 

Cast
Jacob - Jonathan Baker
Demon Dom - Sara Dee
Cheryl - Nikki Michelle Chowen
Jerry / Zombie 1 - geoffrey troth
Receptionist / Scissor Zombie - Ice Wilderose
Dom's Pet - Angela Dee
Stephen - Craig Hamblyn
Salesman 1 / Zombie 2 - Yazid Eid
Salesman 2 / Zombie 3 - Mac Laubscher
TEMP - Tabatha St. Vincent
Diva Zombie - Juliana Reed
Stapler Zombie / Zombie6 - Christopher Davies
Mail Lady - Teresa Garratty
Juggling Zombie /Zombie5 - Oihana Garde
Zombie 7 - Michaelle St. Vincent
Zombie 8 - Derek Elmore
Zombie 9 - Elizabeth Bloom
Zombie 10 - Michael Wooller
Zombie 11 - Victoria Jane Oliver
Zombie 12 - Cullum Austin
Zombie 13 - Sarah Jane O'Neill
Zombie 14 - Gil Martin
Zombie 15 - Lulu Elliot
Zombie 16 - Karen Kangro Crew
Writer / Director - Johan Kruger
Director of photography - Joel Chu
Assistant Director - Angela Dee
2ND A.D - Karen Kangro

Producer - Johan Kruger
Associate Producer - Joel Chu
Assistant Producer - Angela Dee

Production Assistant - Steve Outram
Sound - Andres Montaña Duret
Secondary unit sound - Kota Iso
Boom - Chris Presswell
Key Grip - Gil Martin
Runner - Sarah Kok, Sarah Pemberton

Artistic Director - Lulu Elliot
Lead Make-up - Robb Crafer & Alexandra Chalk
Make-up - Emma Bifield

Location Scout (Zombie Lair) - Lullu Elliot

Original Score & Sound Design - Martin Pavey
Editor - Johan A Kruger
Stills Photography - Kaido Kurrue

Casting; Johan A Kruger, Cobi Siminovitch, Angela Dee

Location - London Kings Cross & High Barnet

Film & Lighting equipment - ETC Films

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