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Greetings From Tromaville! Two new feature films selected to screen at the 13th Annual TromaDance Film Festival, the only truly independent film festival that is completely FREE! The FP and Manborg will screen along with thirty-six short films from all over the world.  Opening the festival on Friday, May 4 is Manborg, directed by Steven Kostanski of filmmaking collective Astron-6, whose latest feature Father's Day is curren...

Lloyd Kaufman to Give Keynote Address at Mediatech's 'Packaged Media and Beyond' Conference, April 20 in Las Vegas

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  Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma and creator of The Toxic Avenger, will deliver a keynote address at  the 'Packaged Media and Beyond' conference at The Wynn in Las Vegas on April 20, 2012. Kaufman will also appear at the Las Vegas screening of Father's Day that evening at Theatre 7.   Kaufman's keynote address opens the second day of the two-day conference - sponsored by the Media-...

The Sixth Annual Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival will kick-off with HELLDRIVER

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The Sixth Annual Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival will kick-off with the international hit HELLDRIVER on Thursday, October 13, 2011. Presented for the first time in several years in one venue, scary movie watchers from all over the Washington, D.C. metro area can scream together under one “Dome” during this spook-tastic weekend in Artisphere’s magnificent 220-seat Dome Theatre, less than one mile from the famous “Exorcist Stairs,” from October 13 -16, 2011. Click here...

Celebrating B movie

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  For the past five years an event has occurred in Franklin Indiana which seeks to elevate an often forgotten art form., the B Movie. Often the term B movie is thought to be one of derision and scorn. Low budget B or Genre filmmaking are thought to be second class or in some way inferior. We at the B Movie Celebration know otherwise. We know that for the most part the grand American cinematic tradition has evolved from origins in B Movies. The weavers of images which we as a collective...

TROMA/AFM's Honcho Lloyd Kaufman

TROMA's CEO & AFM Chairman Kaufman Has a Sense of Humor

AFM day 6-7 interviews

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AFM Day 6-7: DEPARTED's Producer, TROMA Drama, "Chick Flicks Grow Up" & LITTLE OBAMA Sits Out First a quick snapshot into the doing at the American Film Market on Day 6 -7. On deck today is DREAMAGO "Speed Dating" Pitch Session with 25 industry heavies, from J Todd Harris ofBranded Pictures Entertainment (The Kids are Alright, Bottle Shock); Stephen Nemeth-Rhino Films (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Dogtown and Z Boys); Gerd Koelchin (Black Dahlia, The Matador), Jeremy Wall (The Objective, Rese...

2009 New York International Independent Film and Video Festival Coverage

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By Maria Esteves - April 7, 2009 The 2009 New York International Independent Film & Video Festival (NYIIFVF) presented by Independent Film Group and Independent Film Quarterly was held at the Village East Cinemas, New York, March 19 - 26, 2009. NYIIFVF annually present international independent films from emerging and established filmmakers, international art and music festivals, seminars, special events and after parties.  2009 NYIIFVF Premiere of TROMATIZED, MEET LLOYD KAUFMAN, dire...

NY Independent Film & Video Fest homage to Lloyd Kaufman

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New Yorkers in need of an affordable yet satisfying indie film fix will be happy to hear that The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) has announced their slate of films and red carpet premieres. NYIIFVF runs from March 19 26 in Manhattan and will showcase features, shorts, documentaries and animations from all over the globe. The opening night kick-off party takes place at BLVD (199 Bowery) from 6-10pm. Film screenings begin March 20 on 2 screens at City Cinemas ...

NY Independent Film & Video Fest homage to Lloyd Kaufman

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New Yorkers in need of an affordable yet satisfying indie film fix will be happy to hear that The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) has announced their slate of films and red carpet premieres. NYIIFVF runs from March 19 26 in Manhattan and will showcase features, shorts, documentaries and animations from all over the globe. The opening night kick-off party takes place at BLVD (199 Bowery) from 6-10pm. Film screenings begin March 20 on 2 screens at City Cinemas ...

The New York International Independent Film & Video Festival returns to NYC, March 16th-26th, 2009

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NYIIFVF continues to be the voice of independent film, launching many careers and successes from our festivals in New York and LA. The NYIIFVF is accepting last minute entries for its upcoming NY festival in March. This is your chance to be a part of the NYIIFVF and screen your film in a prestigious indie theatre in NYC!! A sampling of World Premieres in the upcoming festival includes films with Tony Bennett, Iggy Pop, Mick Rock and Lloyd Kaufman! A Gift of Love Starring singing le...

NYIIFVF will feature Tony Bennett, Iggy Pop, Mick Rock and Lloyd Kaufman

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The New York International Independent Film & Video Festival returns to NYC, March 16th-26th, 2009 NYIIFVF continues to be the voice of independent film, launching many careers and successes from our festivals in New York and LA. The NYIIFVF is accepting last minute entries for its upcoming NY festival in March. This is your chance to be a part of the NYIIFVF and screen your film in a prestigious indie theatre in NYC!! A sampling of World Premieres in the upcoming festival includes films with To...

A book on "How to Make Money Making Movies"

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"How to Make Money Making Movies: The Secrets of Becoming a Profitable Filmmaker" (published by W Business Books) hits stores TODAY, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Hollywood Arts www.hollywood-arts.org charity. "The business part of show business – that’s what they don’t teach you in film school – how to make money"- Mario Van Peebles"What they don't teach you in Film School - how to make money!."- Lloyd Kaufman"The joys, thrills, humor, and please-god-come-save-me-nightsw...

Lloyd Kaufman (Troma) new chairman with IFTA

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Lloyd Kaufman of Troma Entertainment, Inc. has been elected Chairman of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) during the organization’s annual members meeting today, it was announced by Jean Prewitt, president and chief executive officer of IFTA. Kaufman begins his two-year term, effective today.IFTA membership also elected new Executive Committee members to two-year terms: Michael Ryan (Handmade Films International and former IFTA Chairman) to Vice Chairman and Paul Hertzberg (Ci...

Why Go To Toronto?

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Why not go to Toronto in September? Apparently, the real question is, why go? In an impromptu survey of representatives at the Cannes market, the nearly unanimous answer to questions regarding plans to go to the Toronto International Film Festival this year was a resounding "No."Some groups, such as PRO Chile, explained that because they were new on the scene, they may not be ready for Toronto. A representative from the booth stated that Cannes is their first experience, and while it h...

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