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Beneath the Earth Film Festival

New York's Beneath the Earth Film Festival is a year-long search for independent films that serves as a catalyst for outstanding projects to reach a global audience. Four seasonal competitions are held throughout the year during which work of high production quality, clever writing and strong performances are offered the chance to be reviewed by authorities in the film world. The winners of each season then go on to compete for the culminating grand prize. All winners will receive recognition and exposure as well as a monetary prize.

Sunscreen Film Festival to be Distributed in Over 180 Countries

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 Sunscreen Film Festival to be Distributed in Over 180 Countries   Sunscreen signs distribution deal that enables it to distribute films all over the world.   (TAMPA BAY, Fla.,) October 10, 2012- The Sunscreen Film Festival has made another step in further establishing itself as an internationally renowned event. Sunscreen has signed a deal to distribute films on Viaway; an on demand Video, TV and Radio platform.   Viaway http://www.viaway.com/ Video, TV and Radio ente...

Research Findings on Independent Film Marketing and Distribution

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A helpful graphic describing current opportunities for independent filmmakers, distributors, investors, and audiences: http://valleyfilmfest.blogspot.com/2012/09/research-findings-on-independent-film.html ...

M3 Creative Film launches marketing & film production division

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Prolific Promo Agency Starts M3 Creative Film, Adding Second Feature as Its First Project, Magnet Releasing’s ‘John Dies at the End,’ Heads for TIFF’s Midnight Madness  In a new business model for Hollywood, award-winning creative content agency M3 Creative has formed a vertically integrated, multi-platform marketing/promotion and film production company with the establishment of M3 Creative Film. The new division allows M3 to use its marketing expertise to focus on producing hi...

Jean Prewitt and Jonathan Wolf to Lead IFTA

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                                    The Independent Film and Television Alliance (IFTA®) has renewed contracts with CEO & President, Jean Prewitt and Executive VP & American Film Market Managing Director, Jonathan Wolf through 2015.   Chairman Paul Hertzberg stated, “We are thrilled to have...

Interview with TRIBECA director Geoff Gilmore

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    Geoffrey Gilmore joined Tribeca Enterprises in 2009 as Chief Creative Officer. He is responsible for Tribeca's global content strategy and leads creative development initiatives and expansion of the brand. He was before in charge of the Sundance Film Festival.  Under his direction the Tribeca Film Festival has become the most important market oriented U.S. film festival serving commercial and artistic interests. Running from April 18 and through April 29, 2012 the Festival pro...

Dances with Films 2012 in Hollywood update

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Dances with Films 2012 in HollywoodDances with Films trots into its 15th Year in Hollywood by Ron Gilbert The Dances with Films FIlm Festival has planted its’ footing along the stars on Hollywood Boulevard at the Mann Chinese theatre. Festival directors Leslee Scallon and Michael Trent have moved this festival into the ranks of a festival to be reckoned with. As the saying goes the “Truth is in the Pudding” and after attending this festival now in its’ second day ,the theatre i...

New York No Limits Film Series Regular Deadline for Short Films 5/30/12

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New York No Limits Film Series is seeking short films for its last Short Film program of 2012.  The regular deadline is 5/30/12 at The Wild Project on August 15th, 2012.  Selected films will also appear in competition at the NYNL Film Series 2012 Summit in November. NYNL launched in November 2010 as a platform for independent filmmakers in NYC.  NYNL also has partnered with Indiepix for distribution and online festival promotion as an optional benefit.  The submission fee is $25, no furthe...

Join the FUN! AUG 3-5, 2012 - 5th Feel Good Film Festival at Laemmle NoHo7 - www.fgff.org

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Los Angeles, CA May 21, 2012 — Entering into its fifth year, Hollywood's International Feel Good Film Festival (FGFF) announces it will hold its 2012 event at Laemmle’s newest all-digital theater in the heart of North Hollywood’s Arts District. Dedicated to provide a platform for filmmakers worldwide with positive views on life, the Festival will take place August 3-5, 2012, with pre- and post-screening gala parties and an encore screening of the winning films on Thursday, August 9. ...

New York No Limits Film Series Partners with IndiePix Unlimited on Distribution and Streaming Festival

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New York No Limits Film Series Announces Partnership with Festival Genius and IndiePix Unlimited     Official Press release from New York No Limits Film Series.  NYNL partners with online distributor for unique opportunity for independent filmmakers.   New York, NY – New York No Limits Film Series (NYNL) is very pleased to announce a partnership agreement with Festival Genius to present digital streaming of the participating films in the NYNL Film Series 2012 Su...

Short Film in Serbia

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You prob. heard about expression short but sweet! According to many aspects of new technology, it has never been easier than it is now to produce a low-budget short feature film. Short features are far cheaper then a feature film, plus such film has a great possibility to become a masterpiece and to make a great breakthrough for any filmmaker today. The media talks all the time about great success stories of little films that made out pretty well, and about opportunities for film direc...

DARING TO BE DIFFERENT: THE ARTIST

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by Allison Leu Film today reflects today’s world, one that is constantly looking forward, making improvements and advancements. The big blockbusters in Hollywood typically fall under the category of big budget action franchises that utilize all the latest technology. Just look at the 3D craze of recent years.  I won’t say I wasn’t sitting in that theatre for M-I 4: Ghost Protocol or Captain America. Those CGI-laden, explosion-filled movies are perfect for the big screen. But ...

Eli Roth Inspired Filmmakers in Beverly Hills Today with Emotional Keynote Speech During IFTA Production Conference

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IFTA Production Conference, which featured an electrifying opening speech by celebrated independent filmmaker Eli Roth. He spoke before a sold-out crowd of more than 300.  Produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA), the event was titled: “Cost Isn’t An Obstacle Anymore! New Avenues to Finance, Produce & Distribute Films at Any Budget.”  Writer/director Eli Roth and Jean Prewitt, President.. Eli Roth ignited the ballroom at the Four Seasons Hotel i...

Benh Zeitlin to receive the inaugural Graham Leggat Award at SFIFF

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The San Francisco Film Society announced today that Benh Zeitlin, director of the highly imaginative and much acclaimed independent narrative feature Beasts of the Southern Wild, will be the recipient of the inaugural Graham Leggat Award at the 55th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 19 - May 3). The award will be presented to Zeitlin at Film Society Awards Night, Thursday, April 26 at the historic Warfield Theatre. The Graham Leggat Award honors Leggat and the Film Society's suppo...

Perhaps one of the most ambitious independent films events in the U.S

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Perhaps one of the most ambitious independent films events in the U.S., the newly created Film Festival Week – LA will be held April 11-19 in Hollywood, CA. The event comprises four unique film events and will screen a wide array of films, webisodes and TV programs from all over the globe, exclusively at Raleigh Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave, Hollywood (Chaplin Building). An Opening night kick-off party to welcome participating filmmakers will take place on Wednesday, April 11 at hotspot Confident...

European Premieres at ÉCU 2012!

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ÉCU 2012 is hosting a huge number of films from all over the world and we are lucky enough to be the stage for several films making their European debut! So not only will cinemas full with ÉCU audience members be witnessing these talented works but it is just the beginning for these filmmakers and their films. The ÉCU European Independent Film Festival does not take this responsibility lightly and is hard at work making sure this festival is going to be the best one yet. With a range of a...

Cost Isn't An Obstacle Anymore!: theme of next IFTA Production Conference on Friday, April 20

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  The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) will bring together top producers with finance, distribution and digital marketing experts for the 13th annual IFTA Production Conference on Friday, April 20, entitled "Cost Isn't An Obstacle Anymore! New Avenues to Finance, Produce & Distribute Films at Any Budget."  The conference will take place from 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel (300 South Doheny Drive, Los Angeles), announced IFTA President-CEO Jean...

5TH ANNUAL FEEL GOOD FILM FESTIVAL IS ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS - www.fgff.org

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INTERNATIONAL FEEL GOOD FILM FESTIVAL HOLLYWOOD'S BEAUTIFUL NEW LAEMMLE NOHO 7 THEATER AUGUST 3-5, 2012 - SAVE THE DATES Hi everyone, Hollywood's 5th Feel Good Film Festival showcases work of independent filmmakers and screenwriters that capture the beauty of our world! Be a part of a Hollywood all-favored event. Featuring Feel Good Shorts, Features, Student films and screenplays that capture the beauty of our world.  Accepting Submissions - SEE: www.fgff.org ...

Highlights on the Z-Fest Film Festival

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Now in it’s third year, the Z-Fest Film Festival (hosted by Fischer Edit and Z Systems) draws some of Minnesota’s most innovative independent filmmakers in a competition for over $8000 in cash and prizes. The 7-minute films, which are all shot during 10 days, will be projected in full 2K high-definition on the massive screens of the Showplace Icon Theater in St Louis Park. Screenings will be held on March 21st and 22nd, followed by an Post Show Rumble party at Fischer Edit on March 24th. In...

What is the International Film Festival Summit (IFFS)

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The IFFS  is the only annual conference & trade show for film festival professionals and entertainment executives to network, learn from one another, establish partnerships, and understand the latest trends in festivals and the entertainment industry. Film festivals represent one of the most unique and high-level intersections of all stakeholders in the entertainment industry connecting with millions of audiences from all over North America. Attendees are seeking new produc...

Can a Film be French and American Indie????

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  There is indeed much to celebrate in France with the multiple Oscar wins by THE ARTIST, which has made film history as the first silent film to win Best Picture in 80 years and the first wins by a French director and actor in their respective categories. The five Oscar wins by THE ARTIST (matched only by Martin Scorsese's exquisite period film HUGO, which dominated the technical prizes), its sweep of the Cesar Awards and all the other awards that the film has won during this seemingly...

U.S.-Chinese Film Agreement opens The Door is Opening for the Independents

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The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA®) praised the U.S.-Chinese Film Agreement concluded today, which will offer unprecedented opportunities for the U.S. Independent film industry in China. ”For Independents, this agreement is momentous,” said IFTA President-CEO Jean Prewitt. “Our sector has been unable to benefit fully from the existing revenue-sharing importation quotas and has had limited avenues through which to distribute.  For the first time, through th...

Scott's Interview to EuroXpress

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“The difference in European independent cinema is that it doesn’t leave anyone indifferent” Interview: 29th of January, 2012 We interviewed Scott Hillier, a film and documentary director, producer, and President of ÉCU- The European Independent Film Festival . By Mariana Castaño (Paris) Scott Hillier is a “storyteller”. “Storyteller” is the word he uses himself, in a manner of English that he speaks at the speed of light. His eyes and hands move quickly an...

ÉCU 2012 MAIN VENUE – LES 7 PARNASSIENS

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Les 7 Parnassiens (www.parnassiens.com) is one of many cinemas in Montparnasse, yet it is one of the most authentic and distinctive cinemas of them all. It offers the advantage of completely original programming, offering rare films not to be found anywhere else in the area. Les 7 Parnassiens can proudly boast a tradition of offering unknown works and independent films from all over the world to the general public. The cinema on Boulevard du Montparnasse was the first in the area to sh...
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