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Commentary - The People Speak

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I have to confess, I watched "The People Speak" last night, from 8-9, but then I turned to A&E's "The Jackson's: A Family Dynasty" Reality Show premiere ;) What I did see of "The People Speak" makes me want to see it in its entirety, yet still I went to bed without checking to see if they were going to do an encore performance last night on The History Channel, which they did at midnight, so I missed rec...

Saturday was my first day of film viewing at AFI

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Known for its assorted cartoon characters, acting wannabes and celebrity look a-likes, Hollywood Boulevard at Halloween seems like any other day only more so. The bustling street felt like a traffic accident where the action is fast but seems like slow motion as ghouls, goblins and the scantily clad, wandered the streets like Cinderella at crunch time. In the midst of all this activity, as if quietly perched in the eye of the storm, lies a sophisticated collection of ...

The Tiger and the Lamb

London Film Festival Audiences Surpass Previous Years

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Yesterday, The Times BFI 53rd London Film Festival rounded off another highly successful year with the world premiere of Sam Taylor-Wood’s NOWHERE BOY. This year’s Festival hosted 193 feature films and 113 short films from 46 countries including 15 world premieres. There were 515 screenings and 553 filmmakers, with 277 of the filmmakers from outside the UK.  With 874 industry delegates accredited, the Festival exceeded last year’s figures and reports the high...

MAKE YOUR OWN FILM AND WIN A TRIP TO NYC

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This is the time of year where Views of America is feeling generous, long before christmas and long after Eid hollyday for our Muslim fans. Our yearly film contest is open (this year, it's only for tunisian film makers; sorry worldwide fans). HISHAM BEN KHAMSA, Director The contest is open to students enrolled in Tunisian universities and/or young Tunisians under 30 years old on December 31, 2009. The contestants must present a film that will treat in a ...

Eclipse Channel Online Film Festival

Eclipse Channel Online Film Festival

Beginning Monday, December 14th, @12:00 a.m. ET Eclipse Channel will begin accepting submissions for what we hope to be one of the premier online film contests.   We are calling on independent movie makers of any shape, size, and flavor with their OWN original, compelling and unique films to submit their best works. There are no limits but your own imagination.  There is no fee to enter, and your films will be broadcast (if acceptable) in HD for the whole WORLD to see!  Yes the whole world.  Eclipse Channel has viewers from Beijing to Budapest, from America to Australia and all have watched us full screen in HIGH DEFINITION!!  There is no other place where you can watch independent films like this.

Senseindia Reality International Film Festival

Senseindia Foundation is a ‘Media Research and Education Forum’ an organisatione that endeavors to create awareness of most important life issues and  Filmmaking Tool among intellectuals, media experts, social activists and young enthusiastic people. Senseindia desires to promote activities in Art, Culture, and Informal Education in social interest. Since 2002 an organization   is functioning to make the sensible Filmmakers with social responsibility. Senseindia Reality International Film Festival  2010 invites entries from Film Makers through out the world. Film makes can send entries as  The Feature Film, Documentaries and Short Films that reflects real life issues.

 

CAMBOFEST, Cambodia - 2009 Edition Venue Announcement & Sponsor Info

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CAMBOFEST, Cambodia - 2009 Edition Venue Announcement & Sponsor Info   Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Cambodia’s first internationally recognized independent movie festival, CAMBOFEST: Film and Video Festival of Cambodia will commence its 3rd season on December 4th, 2009, running through December 6th (with sneak previews anticipated on December 3rd - including some Best Of CamboFest 2007/2008 Movies)   This year’s CamboFest will unspool near Cambodia...

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MISUSE OF DIGITAZATION OF FILMS

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Before the advent of digital cameras, film had to be developed and printed commercially. Concerns about privacy kept most camera users, including young people, from taking or posing for revealing photos. Digital cameras, especially easy-to-use versions marketed to children, have made it simple to take pictures that no one else sees. Computers have made it easy to transmit them. Photographs can be posted online or sent via email. Some young people are experimenting with th...

New Festival Date's and Location

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The11th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival will be held in Cape Town ONLY from the 2nd – 19th July 2009. The reason for not hosting the Festival in Gauteng this year is that we have received limited funding this year. This is as a result of the current global financial crisis and the crisis in the local film industry. The brand of the Festival will remain the same, with an exciting line-up of local and international films already programm...

More Details on The Film Club Launch.

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Clones Film Club launches ‘Courthouse Classics’ with ‘Twelve Angry Men’   In these recessionary times a day in court might seem like an unlikely prescription to beat the blues and forget our financial woes: After all it is not often that court can promise entertainment, good conversation and tasty nibbles, and a glass of wine. However, that is exactly what is on offer at 8.30pm on Friday April 24th in Clones, where the newly refurbished courthous...

CHAOS COUTURE Presentation Fall/Winter 2009-2010 Collection of Fashion Designer CHRISTOPHE GUILLARMÉ at the Balajo march 4th 09

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CHAOS COUTURE Presentation Fall/Winter 2009-2010 Collection of Fashion Designer CHRISTOPHE GUILLARMÉ at the Balajo march 4th 2009 While his happening presentation, Christophe Guillarmé shown his new fall/winter collection 2009-2010 at the Balajo, edgy dance club, for more than 500 happy fews on march 4th, first day of the Paris Fashionweek. Cameras were turning crazy because of famous beauties who come to support the young designer: Choreog...

Screening Weekend

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8 of our committee are in Letterkenny this weekend at the excellent Access Cinema screening weekend. On offer is a delectable smorgasbord of international film and of course, communion with like minded people. Many of the films on view will end up on this years festival programme. Congratulations once again to Access Cinema for putting a super event together. They are the unsung heroes and heroines of Irish cinema!     ...

This clip may brings you new ideas on your production!

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An actor James Kazama, he made his first  clip and applied to BJOW.   He wrote the play and arrange everything himself (except camera man). I think it's a well done production on the level of very limited budget.   Pls vote him stars after watch for encourage him.   Here's the video: http://blip.tv/file/1798461/     Sarah ...

Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre

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Buenos Aires Red Blood is the main festival of fantastic cinema of Latin America. With a solid trajectory of 10 years, the BARS is an exciting space of encounter, exhibition, presentation and projection of the fantastic cinema worldwide. Been born in 2000 as a sample  independent cinema of genre, and from 2004 with the format of competitive festival, the BARS is today an appointment forced for the lovers of the cinema and the public eager to make contact with the new tendencies and applied technologies the cinema and the audio-visual world.

The BARS already is legitimized like one important show window so that distributors and producers put a money in the argentinian terror and a really posibilitie for coproduction, and offers the possibility that the lovers of the sort know and maintain a communion of ideas and work without thinking about competition

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