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KARMA

Director: Dee Bailey Harleaux.
No longer the unseen force in the universe, KARMA takes on the form of a mysterious woman and sets out to collect what's due her. The law of Karma is this: For every event that occurs, there will follow another event whose existence was caused by the first and when the opportunity presents itself, your Karma debt will come due for you to pay. No longer the unseen force of retribution, Karma takes on the form of a mysterious woman, who comes to town bearing gifts. Gifts of tragedy, horror, deceit, all the things you put out into the universe for her to hear she is bringing back to you! Your debt is due and Karma is coming to collect. And when it comes time to ante up, you'll find she is a "Real" bitch. Our pilot episode consists of 3 short stories, with each show thereafter focusing on one individual, while introducing the next individual for the following episode within the storyline. Our first story and pilot episode begins with Scott Emerson, a stock broker who has been cheating on is wife for more than two years. Scott doesn't want kids right now so when his wife surprises him with news of a baby, Scott feels his life is all but ended. Six months later during child birth his wife falls into a coma only for Scott to realize how much he loves his wife and newborn son, and is now ready to abandon his wreckless way. But when the baby is born with a sever aliment he find out that what was once good for the goose, was also good for the gander. In our second story: Matthew a Chicago cop, moved his brother Calvin from Chicago at a young age to the Michigan suburbs to keep him away from the harsh realities of Chicago's south side violence, drugs and gangs. But when his brother now 27, falls in love and plans to marry a women he know little about, Matt calls in a favor to find out who she is, but finds the tables turn when his informant unearths a secret about Matt, he has kept keep hidden for 15 years. In our third story: Carol Hopkins, is a doating wife to her sick husband Lucas. Her second husband. She also has a penchant for living the champagne and caviar life on a wine and cheese budget. While an investigation is being opened after her husband mysterious dies, Carol meets a financial planner at a bar, who warms his way into her life. But she is in for a rude awakening when she devises a plan to make him husband number three. The series aims to tape into the karmic debt that we all face in life, due to our misdeeds and also our good deeds. Good and bad. What's your Karmic Debt? And will YOU be ready to ante up when Karma comes to collect? **This film short won the Las Vegas 2012 Film Festival's Golden Ace Award for Television Pilot Series. ** WGA #1447396 Copyright Reg.# PAu 3-528-361 Script is available for this project.

The Jaxon Film Fest’s Film Submission Deadline Quickly Approaching For Season

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Submit now to be considered for this year’s festival.  The Jaxon Film Fest’s formal deadline for film submissions is quickly approaching. July 31, 2012 is the final day to submit your film for consideration to this year’s festival. After that the submission is possible only through Withoutabox as an extended deadline. But a savings can still be realized if you are registered with Withoutabox.com as a filmmaker. Mission Statement The Jaxon Film Fest supports an...

HHM 7 Call for Entries

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OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES ENDS TOMORROW!   https://www.withoutabox.com/03film/03t_fin/03t_fin_fest_01over.php?festview=&festival_id=5065   Full Length Feature All topics welcome. Films must be 40 minutes or longer to be considered "full length." Animation All topics welcome. Shorts All topics welcome. Films must be 39 minutes or less to be considered in the "short film" ...

American Reunion Premiere In Melbourne: Australia Loves Latest Pie Flick

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American Reunion Premiere In Melbourne: Australia Loves Latest Pie Flick Earlier in the week 'American Reunion' enjoyed its Australian premiere in Sin City Sydney - outside the famous Harry's Cafe de Wheels to be precise, and tonight they held their Melbourne Premiere at Hoyts Melbourne Central. The cast of 'American Reunion' (better known as 'American Pie') walked the red carpet to help promote the Australian release of the lates...

Purgatory II Film Exhibition

purgatory / noun / an intermediate place or state of temporary suffering for expiatory purification Within the word “purgatory”, it is easy to envision condemned souls, torment and darkness. However, purgatory may also reflect the cyclic state in which we often rediscover or recreate ourselves anew from within our personal inflictions. Sometimes it is the necessary stage to exorcise ourselves from

2012 Sundance Film Festival travelling line up announced

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Sundance Institute announced today the films from the 2012 Sundance Film Festival that will screen in independent theaters in nine different cities around the country. The screenings are part of Sundance Film Festival USA, a program designed to bring the Festival experience to film-loving audiences nationwide. The 2012 Sundance Film Festival takes place January 19 through 29 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. On January 26, the second Thursday of the Sundance Film Festiv...

2012 Sundance Film Festival traveling line up announced

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Sundance Institute announced today the films from the 2012 Sundance Film Festival that will screen in independent theaters in nine different cities around the country. The screenings are part of Sundance Film Festival USA, a program designed to bring the Festival experience to film-loving audiences nationwide. The 2012 Sundance Film Festival takes place January 19 through 29 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. On January 26, the second Thursday of the Sundance Film Festival, ...

Bruno Chatelin will attend The Film Festival Summit in Austin (Dec 4/6) with a busy agenda

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2011 Conference Agenda in Austin, Sunday December 4th, 2011 2:00 pm Registration and Exhibit Floor Opens 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm First-time IFFS Attendee Orientation 3:20 pm - 3:30 pm Welcoming Remarks & Introductions ...

Minneapolis Underground Film Festival fosters fresh indie talent

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Web site address: http://www.minneapolisundergroundfilmfestival.com/ The new 2011 Minneapolis Underground Film Festival aims to satisfy audiences with its commitment to finding the freshest talent in independent film.   Now entering its 4th year, the Minneapolis Underground Film Festival has matured in programming and outreach. With fresh leadership in place actively seeking out the newest talent in underground cinema, the film festival curated showcase will feature th...

The inspirational TRUE STORY about Sam Childers and the civil conflict in Sudan, “Machine Gun Preach

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The inspirational TRUE STORY about Sam Childers and the civil conflict in Sudan, “Machine Gun Preacher”, Due out Nov 2, 2011Executive producer of “Machine Gun Preacher”, Louise Rosner, is brave, fearless, pretty, and personable. She traveled to Sudan and Uganda back in January of 2010 for pre-production research and scouting, and stated that, “Going to Sudan was especially intimidating. The director, Marc Forster (“The Kite Runner”), the screenwriter, Jason Keller, and I, had to...

11th annual Producers Lab filmmakers selected

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Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival has announced the filmmakers and projects selected for its 11th annual Producers Lab. Sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the seven-week program takes place in Los Angeles and is designed to help producers improve their craft, and move their current projects into production in a nurturing, yet challenging creative environment. Film Independent has also awarde...

Butterfly Wings

Director: Sanjay Arora.
Based on a true story of a handicapped woman ( Story of Hope,Inspiration and Courage) Neha Bhatia, free-spirited and fun-loving who takes life for granted ends up a victim of a fatal accident, leaving her with a severe brain stem injury resulting in quadri-paralysis and comatose. Thus begins the journey of Neha?s recovery, unexpected but not impossible. A journey that explores unconditional love and support from Ayesha, Neha's older sister. Ayesha?s immense belief in her sister and undying faith in their sisterly bond becomes the spine of the film. Neha eventually sheds her inhibitions of insecurities and becomes an inspiration to other people through her independence. Sometimes even the eyes that see may not have the vision to inspire or be inspired ? it unfortunately takes a tragic happening to realise that life is not to be taken for granted. That life is a blessing to be counted and appreciated everyday and to be celebrated with unconditional love.

HOLLYWOOD SETS ITS SIGHT ON THE THIRD WORLD

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                The interest of Hollywood towards third world countries is this: culture teeming with untold stories and cheaper venues and labor.                 You’ve heard of films shot in Canada and less expensive states like Michigan, but with the US economy on a tailspin what does it mean for filmmakers here?                 Many Hollywood executives have looked overseas to keep the profits rolling in and the cash inside their o...

Made-in-Michigan Film Festival 2011

The Made-in-Michigan Film Festival (MiMFF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that celebrates and promotes independent films exclusively from the state of Michigan through an annual Film Festival in the historical downtown of Lapeer, MI. In addition to the annual event, the Made-in-Michigan Film Society (MiMFS) has been formed to showcase independent Michigan films through a monthly gathering, and give an opportunity for film-goers to interact with film makers. By giving Michigan Filmmakers exposure and a venue to display their films, the MiMFF strives towards enhancing the quality of economic and cultural life in the State of Michigan.

Open call for Indie shooters in Michigan and the Blue Water Area of Canada

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A call for entries has begun for film-maker submissions of short films, feature length, animation, and documentaries. The entry must have been filmed in the state of Michigan or Sarnia-Lambton/Chatham-Kent or the person submitting the film must have participated in the production of the entry and have a permanent address in the state of Michigan or Sarnia-Lambton/Chatham-Kent. Entrants must be postmarked by Friday, June 3, 2011.All film finalists will be shown in their entirety on Saturday, Octo...

SKF's Lovecraft Spoof to Kick Off Motor City Nightmares Film Festival

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The guys at Motor City Nightmares (MCN) have posted the screening schedule for the 2011 MCN Weekend of Horror Film Festival and Stunt Kitty Films' "A Fish Called Martha or: Who's Really Afraid of H.P. Lovecraft Anyway?" is first on the list.  I guess that means our uncanny little comedy will be opening the festival. How cool is that? The official screening time for the Lovecraft spoof is 5pm Friday, April 15th at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel in Novi, Michigan. &n...

SKF Filmmakers to attend Motor City Nightmares Weekend of Horror Film Festival

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Stunt Kitty Films' (SKF) filmmakers Debora Roventini and Rob Robinson will be in attendance for the world premiere of their latest short film "A Fish Called Martha or: Who's Really Afraid of H. P. Lovecraft Anyway?" at the Motor City Nightmares Weekend of Horror Film Festival (MCNFF) at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel in Novi, Michigan running April 15th thru April 17th, 2011. It's out of the frying pan and into George and Martha's rumpus room for a night of supernatural mambo ...

Stunt Kitty Films' "A Fish Called Martha..." to Premiere at Motor City Nightmares

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Stunt Kitty Films is pleased to announce their short A Fish Called Martha or: Who's Really Afraid of H. P. Lovecraft Anyway?" will have its world premiere at the Motor City Nightmares Weekend of Horrors Film Festival taking place April 15-17, 2011 at the Sheraton in Novi, Michigan. Check MCN website for screening times - http://www.motorcitynightmares.com ...

A Fish Called Martha or: Who's Really Afraid of H. P. Lovecraft Anyway?

Director: Debora Roventini.
It's out of the frying pan and into George and Martha's rumpus room for a night of supernatural mambo jumbo when young H.P. and his slim-hipped wife, fleeing a monster of cosmic proportions, seek refuge on the campus of the infamous Miskatonic University in this outrageous parody of things Lovecraft and Hollywood.

An Interview with Award Winning Actress Celia Weston

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By Maria Esteves – March 12, 2011 Actress in film, television, and theatre Celia Weston (CW) is known as the Southern type character. CW began performing on stage at the age of four in South Carolina. She has performed in numerous on and off Broadway productions including Loose Ends (1979), The Lady from Dubuque (1980), Garden District (1995), and True West (2000). She appeared as cast member of the CBS television sitcom “Alice.” She has starred in countless feature films such as Honky ...

SXSW reveals line up and gets ready for kick off

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SXSW FILM ANNOUNCES 2011 FEATURES LINEUP The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival is thrilled to announce the features lineup for this year's Festival, March 11 - 19, 2011 in Austin, Texas. The 2011 lineup continues the SXSW tradition of tapping into the cultural zeitgeist, highlighting emerging talent and breakthrough performances and supporting first-time filmmakers.  "This is the most exciting moment for us. After a fantastic festival of discove...

Join us for Oscar Night® America Grand Rapids - Benefiting the Waterfront Film Festival Feb. 27, 2011!

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Party with Oscar Night® America! Benefiting the Waterfront Film Festival You're invited to attend the Biggest and Brightest Night in Entertainment! Oscar Night® America and the Waterfront Film Festival come together again for the 83rd Academy Awards® telecast and ONLY Official Oscar Party in West Michigan. Watch and take part in the excitement as it happens in Hollywood!! TIME: 5:30pm - Red Carpet Arrivals, Live Music, Auction 7:30pm - Auction closes 8:00pm - 83rd Academy Awards® Tele...

Hitchcock reloaded

Director: Mirel Bran.
An actress wanted to play in Hitchcock’s “The Birds” but she didn’t succeed. Since then she has been seeing birds everywhere.

Where The Streets Have No Name

Director: Vijaykumar Mirchandani.
An emotional journey of one man who has been working tirelessly for the last 20 years trying to help alleviate homelessness in Cairns. A hair raising experience as we get into the lives of these street kids, hear their stories and unfold the bitter reality that lies beneath this beautiful paradise island. It is a dark, intimate and unforgettable journey revealing the truth backed with real life incidents, diverse stories and first hand interaction with key people who helped make this mission impossible successful. Where the streets have no name today tells a different story!

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