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Fort Lauderdale: the longest Festival ready to roll

FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALOctober 14 - November 20 2005The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival presents the most compelling and thought-provoking international films, host special tributes and seminars and introduces some of the greatest talents to South Florida audiences. The festival annually screens over 100 films from Boca Raton to Miami and is the longest film festival in the world. Considered one of the most important regional film festivals in the U.S., the Festiv...

Tahoe Reno 2005 “Pages to Pictures” Short Script Contest winners

2005 Tahoe/Reno International Film Festival’s “Pages to Pictures ” Short Script Contest! With kudos and thanks to all who entered this unique competition, the Tahoe/Reno International Film Festival (T-RIFF) has announced the winner, finalists and those who made honorable mention. Congratulations to Wendy Whitbeck and all of you who placed in this competition! Wendy’s short script will be produced during the festival and screened at our premiere venue, Sand Harbor Starlight Amphitheater, ...

Hype Fest in action

Friday, July 29th - Opening Night Party Saturday, July 30th & Sunday, July 31st.11am - Noon: we will kick off both days of screenings with a filmmaker meet and greet. Join us for coffee and donuts at CineSpace and get amped up for a great day of screenings.We will have complimentary IZZE soda and Liquid Salvation water available both days.And if you need a break, complimentary mini massages will be provided on Sunday afternoon courtesy of Origins.It's going to be a great weekend and we hope you ...

High concept/low budget : there is a festival around that!

The annual celebration of high concept/low budget cinema starts in 10 days with over 40 films from around the world proving that when it comes to making a good movie big imaginations are more important than fat wallets.The Festival takes place April 14-16 at the Red Vic 1727 Haight St - SFApril 17 - Parkway Theater1834 Park Blvd (near Lake Meritt)- OaklandInfo on this year's films, screening info and and tickets at: Hi-lights of the 2005 hilo film festival: From o...

Pierce Brosnam Malibu Fest honoree

Pierce Brosnan to be 2005 Malibu Int’l Film Festival Honoree6th Malibu Int’l Film Festival presented by Paul MitchellThis April 14-18, the 6th annual Malibu Film Festival will showcase new independent films and filmmakers from around the world and honor Actor, Pierce Brosnan. The Viceroy & Maui and Sons generously throws the opening night industry party of the year on April 14th to celebrate the Malibu Film Festival presented by Paul Mitchell. A night of entertainment that will include a f...

Malibu festival line up

2005 Malibu Int’l Film Festival To Honor Pierce Brosnan 6th Malibu Int’l Film Festival presented by Paul MitchellThe 6th Annual Malibu Film Festival, slated for April 14-18, will showcase new independent films and filmmakers from around the world and honor actor Pierce Brosnan. The Viceroy and Maui and Sons are generously hosting the opening night industry party of the year to celebrate the Malibu Film Festival, presented by Paul Mitchell. This night of entertainment will include a fashiona...

The 1st Central Nebraska Film Festival wraps

The Central Nebraska Film Festival is pleased to announce the winners of the first ever Film Festival in Kearney, Nebraska.The Central Nebraska Film Festival concluded January 29th with the controversial documentary “416” winning both the Feature Film Award and Audience Award! “416” is a documentary by Omaha filmmaker Jim Fields that explores the issue of same sex marriage and civil rights for gay couples in Nebraska. The movie’s title comes from the Nebraska 2000 ballot initiative 4...

Wilmington Festival will expose community mission

A festival committed to the exhibition of media exploring issues confronting communities (human, civil and economic rights, health issues, cultural and social norms, family life, politics, the environment, the law, individualism, social movements, the arts as a vehicle for cultural expression) and bringing them to audiences who can benefit from the dialogue such work inspires.WHAT: The 4th Annual Wilmington Independent Film Festival is adopting the title Hearts and Minds Film as well as an agen...

Santa Fe Festival Launching By Popular Demand

Festival Launches By Popular DemandThe Santa Fe Film Festival kicks off an expanded, year-round slate for 2005 with a new series called By Popular Demand, bringing back prize winners and crowd favorites from the annual December festival. The inaugural run of By Popular Demand will consist of two days of film screenings, Jan. 29 and Feb. 19, at the Cinemacafe, 1616 St. Michael’s Drive. Anchoring the Saturday, Jan. 29 showcase will be screenings of:• Zapata, Alfonso Arau’s colorful epic tap...

Tauri Film Festival new festival launching this summer

Tauri Film Festival Website Launched.The first T Tauri Film Festival will be held July 27-30 in Batesville on the campuses of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville and Lyon College, with additional events and programs in Heber Springs and Mountain View. The festival, a division of Ozark Foothills FilmFest, Inc., is intended to encourage, facilitate, and showcase the work of young filmmakers. It draws its name from the astronomer’s term for a young star. The event will in...

The 1st Annual Central Nebraska Film Festival in Kearney

Don't miss The 1st Annual Central Nebraska Film Festival at the Kearney Community Theatre January 28th & 29th! (in Kearney, Nebraska)The Official Film Selections for the 1st Annual Event in Kearney, Nebraska! The purpose of the Film Festival is to celebrate and promote independent filmmaking in the Midwest. All Official Film Selections are eligible to compete for a trophy and cash prize that will be presented at the Awards Gala on the final night! Highlights of the festival include Jim Field...

Idaho fall fest will bend it like beckham

COMING THIS FALL…THE 2004 IDAHO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL The 2nd Annual Idaho International Film Festival will take place September 30 through October 3, 2004 in downtown Boise with screenings at the historic Egyptian Theatre, The Flicks and The Boise Centre on the Grove. The 2003 Idaho International Film Festival introduced Boise to an eclectic array of international and independent American film including the international smash hit BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM; Academy Awards nominee THE CRIME O...

DIGIFEST DFSW: film at the shotgun in 7 days

Beginning with the traditional shotgun start at 6 a.m. the morning of Saturday, June 12th, the streets of Albuquerque will once again be taken over for several days when film crews fan out across the city to take part in the DigiFest SouthWest (DFSW) movie-making festival. Seven crews will have three and a half days to shoot their movies in high definition video, another three and a half to edit, and on the seventh night, June 19th, all seven will be screened in a special Premier Night at the Ki...

Sumo on Sunset Beach for Hawai fest spring fling

HIFF SPRING FLING HAWAII PREMIERE OF 'SUMO EAST AND WEST' DRAWS BLOCKBUSTER SIZE CROWDS AT SUNSET ON THE BEACH Sumo demonstration at Sunset on the Beach of the OAHU SUMO CLUB"photo by Joe Solem, courtesy Pacific Islanders in Communication"Hawaii International Film Festival Spring Fling Presented By Commercial Data Systems Hawaii premiere of 'SUMO EAST AND WEST' draws blockbuster size crowds at Sunset On The Beach. "We estimated 6,000 - 8,000 residents and visitors enjoyed the Hawaii premiere of ...

Arizona Art Museum Short Film Fest

EIGHTH ANNUAL ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUMSHORT FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVALSATURDAY APRIL 24, 2004 - 8 p.m. TEMPE, ARIZONACome with your lawn chairs and blankets, sit out under the stars and enjoy this free event...Organized and Juried for the Arizona State University Art Museum by:Bob Pece, Southern California FilmmakerJohn D. Spiak, Arizona State University Art Museum Arizona State University Art Museum presents a number of short films and videos by artists from around the world. The jury ...

5,000+ admissions per day at 28th Cleveland fest

CLEVELANDERS SUPPORT OF 28th CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CREATES RECORD BREAKING ATTENDANCE• Saturday, March 20th was the second biggest day in Cleveland International Film Festival history, with 5,009 admissions. The biggest day in film festival history, with 5,200 admissions, was on Saturday, March 24, 2001 during the film festival's 25th anniversary year. • There were eight sold out screenings and two of them had to be interlocked (put on two screens) to accommodate ticket buy...

Phoenix Film Festival screenplay competition

2004 Arizona Screenplay Competition Winners AnnouncedPhoenix Film Festival, in partnership with the Arizona Screenwriters Association, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2004 Arizona Screenplay Competition. First place selection for a screenplay that takes place Outside of Arizona is awarded to the medical thriller Tappers by Kevin Coleman of Houston, Texas.First place selection for a screenplay that takes place Inside Arizona is awarded to the mystery drama Ghosts at the Gate by Randy Ko...

Jackson Digital Synthesis

JACKSON HOLE ‘DIGITAL SYNTHESIS’ ANNOUNCES ITS RETURN TO SANTA BARBARA FOR 2004 TECH SYMPOSIUM The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival returns to Santa Barbara, California for its biennial Tech Symposium, DIGITAL SYNTHESIS, 2004. Slated for September 30-October 2, the three-day event is targeted specifically for media professionals interested in exploring the economic, logistical and creative dimensions of technological advances in the industry. Described by Festival Executive Director, Lisa...

Twini Mini Film Festival opens this monday

MINI FILM FESTIVAL MARCH 8 IN TWINSBURG, OHIOThe 5th Annual Twini Mini Film Festival will be presented Monday, March 8th, 6:30-8:15 pm at the Twinsburg Public Library, 10050 Ravenna Road, in Twinsburg, Ohio. IP's Co-Founding Artistic Director Bernadette Gillota will host the festival and The Friends of the Twinsburg Public Library will serve refreshments. Call (330) 425-4268, extension 2 to make reservations (admission is free). The 5th Annual Twini Mini Film Festival will present a diverse col...

An Oscar night in Cleveland

OHIO INDIE AWARDS JOIN THE OFFICIAL OSCAR NIGHT(R) PARTY IN CLEVELANDThe official presentation of Independent Pictures' Ohio Indie Awards, presented to the winning films from the 2003 Ohio Independent Film Festival, will add to the festivities at Cleveland's own Academy-sanctioned Oscar Night(R) Americaparty. The Cleveland party is one of 46 official parties that will be held across the country when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences stages its 76th Academy Awards(R) Presentation on...

Film Star Awards in New Orleans

2004 LE PRIX INTERNATIONAL FILM STAR AWARDS AND GALASUNDAY, MARCH 28th AT 5PMORPHEUM THEATER AND FAIRMONT HOTEL NEW ORLEANSThe 2004 Le Prix International Film Star Awards will be held Sunday, March 28th at 5pm at the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans, Louisiana.A black-tie patron Gala follows the Awards presentation in the famed Blue Room of the Fairmont New Orleans Hotel. The Le Prix International Film Star Awards is the only international awards show that honor entertainers for their body of work...

9th Seattle Jewish Film Festival

2004 Seattle Jewish Film Festival March 13-21The ninth annual Seattle Jewish Film Festival (SJFF) will be held March 13-21, 2004 at the Cinerama and Pacific Place Theatres in downtown Seattle. SJFF has developed from modest beginnings in 1995 to attract an annual audience of over 10,000 people, establishing itself as one of the countries premiere Jewish Film Festivals.A weeklong celebration of film and culture, the Seattle Jewish Film Festival will feature over 20 films from all over the world. ...

Chicagoans of the year: Jose `Pepe' Vargas

Chicagoans of the year: Jose `Pepe' VargasOver the last two decades, Jose "Pepe" Vargas has been quietly building his legacy as a film festival director and Chicago cultural leader. Not only will the soft-spoken Colombian native celebrate the 20th birthday of the Chicago Latino Film Festival in 2004 -- but this year Vargas started planning a $50 million fundraising campaign for a new home for the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago, currently housed in modest offices at Columbia Coll...

Phoenix Fest looking for Pulp Fiction

PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL PARTNERS WITH HARKINS FOR LARGEST FILM FEST DEBUTPhoenix Film Festival will showcase their opening and closing film ceremonies at this year’s Festival in Arizona’s largest movie screen, the Harkins Cine Capri. Harkins Theatres, leader in Phoenix independent film releases, is now the exclusive venue for the 2004 Phoenix Film Festival (PFF) and a proud supporter of the Phoenix Film Foundation!Festival executive director Chris LaMonth says, “The chance to partner with a ...

Sundance how to?

How to get there?Fly into Salt Lake International Airport (SLC) with Delta Air Lines, a leadership sponsor of the 2004 Festival. Call Delta Meeting Network reservations at (800) 241-6760 and refer to file number 201041A for special rates. Get out from behind the wheel at this year's Sundance Film Festival! Express Shuttle is the Festival's official provider of shuttle service from the Salt Lake City International Airport to Park City and other Festival destinations. Call (800) 397-0773 for sched...


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