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Filmbay Launches the First Online Film Marketplace & Self Distribution System

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Filmbay, Ltd. (Toronto, Canada), with the URL www.Filmbay.com, announces the launch of the first Internet marketplace for worldwide buyers and sellers to search and option feature motion pictures, short films, documentaries, music videos, music, screenplays and more. In addition, filmmakers, sound composers and others can sell their titles individually as DVD, CD or other formats via an online shop.Never before has the global film industry had a centralized online marketplace, communications cen...

Sci-Fi Producer of The Man From Earth Thanks Internet Pirates For Sharing His Film

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While the conundrum facing the film industry over Internet piracy heats up, one producer of an independent low-budget film has taken matters into his own hands... The day after the DVD release (11/13/07) of his film Jerome Bixby's The Man From Earth, producer Eric D. Wilkinson took the groundbreaking step to directly address peer-to-peer file sharing constituents. On the blog rlslog.net he thanked the "pirates" for downloading his film. He also requested that they spread the word, buy...

Bahamas Attracts High Profile Industry Players For Jury and Panels

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The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced today the members of the jury that will preside over the 4th edition of the Festival. The jury was revealed today by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool. This year’s Festival will showcase 83 films from 26 different countries, including 54 features of which several are world or international premieres and nearly all Bahamian premieres. The four competition categories at BIFF are Spirit of Freedom: Dramatic; Spirit of Fr...

Bahamas Attracts High Profile Industry Players For Jury and Panels

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The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced today the members of the jury that will preside over the 4th edition of the Festival. The jury was revealed today by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool. This year’s Festival will showcase 83 films from 26 different countries, including 54 features of which several are world or international premieres and nearly all Bahamian premieres. The four competition categories at BIFF are Spirit of Freedom: Dramatic; Spirit of Fr...

The Bahamas International Film Festival hires Rogers & Cowan

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The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced today that it has hired Rogers & Cowan, the world's leading entertainment public relations and marketing agency, to launch and maintain a comprehensive publicity and marketing campaign to support this year's Festival (December 6-13). The announcement was made today by BIFF Founder and Executive Director, Leslie Vanderpool and Rogers & Cowan CEO, Tom Tardio.Rogers & Cowan will provide strategic planning and consultation on build...

Brooklyn Film Festival Opens Tonight

Friday, June 1-------On its tenth anniversary, the Brooklyn International Film Festival (BIFF) is reinventing itself. The Festival has launched a thematic challenge entitled IDENTITY, which is in part a self-search to find its unique identity in a sea of New York film events, and to assist its audiences in redefining what it means to be Brooklynites, now that the outer borough is going through a cultural renaissance and is one of New York's "cool" destinations.The Festival, runnin...

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Webby Awards For Film Announced

  Thursday, May 31-----The Webby Awards, which honor excellence in web design and creation in a host of different industries, has announced its Film winners. The awards gala will be held in New York City next week, with selected winners showcased at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens.Webby Award Winners in Film:MOVIE AND FILMWebby Award WinnerAgency/Credited Organization Pan's Labyrinthhttp://www.panslabyrinth.com  Picturehouse / Deep FocusPeople's Voice Winner Pan's...

Film and Television Distribution & The Internet Book launched in Cannes

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Download Devastation?Cannes Film Festival Launch of New Book provides the answers to online film distribution. The Internet and mobile platforms are not a threat to the film industry but represent a huge opportunity to reach new markets and audiences - provided film companies understand how to set up digital deals. The claim has been made by a lawyer who is launching a new book at the 60th Cannes Film Festival which explains the plethora of legal issues relating to Internet and mobile film dis...

The Youtube awards

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 Youtube awardsMost CreativeHere It Goes AgainOKGoBest ComedySmosh Short 2: StrandedSmoshBest CommentaryHotness Prevailsthewinekone http://www.youtube.com/ytawards...

The YouTube Awards

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After five days of fervent ranking, the YouTube community selected these seven videos as the champions. Congratulations to all the winners! Most CreativeHere It Goes AgainOKGo Best ComedySmosh Short 2: StrandedSmosh Best CommentaryHotness Prevailsthewinekone Best SeriesAsk A Ninjadigitalfilmmaker Best Music VideoSay It's PossibleTerraNaomi Most InspirationalFree Hugs CampaignPeaceOnEarth123 Most AdorableKiwi!Madyeti47 watch them here: http://www.youtube.com/ytawards ...

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Accreditation to festivals through fest21.com is possible, join the network.Bloggers that are familiar with myspace and youtube are welcome.Just send me an email....

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Indie Film Nation Episode #062 for 13th November 2006

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Industry News American Film Market Update Slamdance Makes A Pledge Mobile Phone Films gets legitimate Hellraiser is back from the dead Event Wrap Dovetail.tv Announce Winners Off The Shelf Competition Event Preview Stockholm Film Festival from 16th to 26th November 2006 plus Nokia Mobile Phone Film Festival Go Daddy Promotion Use Promo code Indie3 for .COM domain for only $6.95 Podsafe Music Hollywood by Bubble from California (USA) @ PMN In Focus Interview with Chris Mhim (Direc...

Open your blog for free and join our community of festival organisers, filmmakers and film fans

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Fest21.com welcomes all festival organisers, movie pros, film fans and all festival goers from around the world to share fun, experience, information, pictures, videos and pod casts... Create your community, your own group, discuss and enhance your projects, promote them, distribute them, be on the Featured videoblog list... Open your own videoblog with free video storage. Festival Blogs, dailies, ambiance and panache. The Films showcased here will enjoy the privilege of close encounters with ...

Bitfilm Festival for digital film is online

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For the first time, the Bitfilm Festival for digital film will show its entire programme on the internet. The decisions about the Bitfilm Awards will take place in a „viral voting“ process within the global internet community.On September, 7 the festival starts on the web at www.bitfilm.com/festival. More than 130 long and short films compete in seven categories: from feature-length 3D films from Hollywood or 30 seconds short clips for mobile phones – the Bitfilm team has selected the best...

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It’s a simple way, fast and free to surf on Internet. As you can see, even the saturday morning all the computers are used.

Online indian content for VOD with Google video

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Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest factual content aggregator from South Asia (with 750, 000 digital and 35 mm stills in its archives, and over 3000 hours of broadcast factual and travel content) has started exploring international distribution of its content on the online video market. As the result a contract with Google, for the first time ever, factual Indian content (along the lines of National Geographic or Discovery, but entirely Indian in origin and creation), is now available onli...

Terry Gilliam was highlight of opening day at Bangkok festival

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The fourth Bangkok International Film Festival (BIFF) kicked off with a lavish opening night ceremony last night (Friday 17 Feb) with international stars and local celebrities walking the red carpet to the sound of Thai traditional music.Among the most internationally famous were cinematographer Christopher Doyle, director Terry Gilliam, Rita Moreno and Russ Tamblyn. But the night was essentially a cocktail-party showcase for Thai glitterati and tourism authority guests.Access to the opening fil...

Non Stop Film Festival Blog by Gene Grant

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Filmfestivals.com contributor, local reporter and occasional blogger Gene Grant (www.genegrant.com/blog) announced his intentions to watch the entirety of the "New Mexico Filmmakers' Week," at the Guild Cinema, 3405 Central Ave. in Nob Hill, from Friday, June 24th to Thursday, June 30th, front to back.The event is presented by the New Mexico Film Office (www.nmfilm.com) and will feature 47 hours of both shorts and features. All the films are made by New Mexicans and the event is free."This is go...

The Cannes Market webcafé

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Cannes Market 2004: The webcafé located in the center of the Palais offered free web services to thousands of Market registered particpitants.Internet access, Free IP Phone calls to local and cell phone numbers. Powered by Filmfestivals for the third consecutive year.The webcafé was sponsored by Antipolis Studios: the digital Image cluster in Antipolis.Altevia voice over IP....

Santa Barbara Digital Days live webcast Feb 7th

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Santa Barbara International Film Festival Presents the 6th Annual Digital Days, an interactive showcase and forum featuring screenings, presentations, seminars and classes to be held Saturday, Feb 7, 2004. Highlighting state-of-the-art digital moviemaking and multimedia, Digital Days 2004 will provide area youth and film enthusiasts with an up-close and hands on experience with the latest digital software and computer technologies. Industry veterans and digital arts professionals will take part ...

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