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Motion Picture Association of America film rating system

Research Findings on Independent Film Marketing and Distribution

A helpful graphic describing current opportunities for independent filmmakers, distributors, investors, and audiences: ...

Why Submit Your Film to Our Festival?

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What They’re Saying about Some Films We'll Be Showing

Commentary by filmmakers and critics on some of the films we'll be screening, beginning Friday: ...

Visit my spanish movie news website

Hi everyone. Now I'm trying to be a filmmaker, but before I began preparing me for it, I made a movie news an critics website with my two best friends. The site is Las Horas Perdidas, one of the most visited movie websites in Spain, and now, the official movie blog of the GQ magazine in Spain. Take a look at it and enjoy! ...

RootsTime - Official Poster

A feature film produced by Silvestre Jacobi of Argentina, one of Jamaica's first road movies.


Films must reach the festival offices no later than March 31st 2012. We are looking for works from all around the world. Please visit our webpage for more info about how to submit your films : ...

Landmark Theatres has arrived on!

Landmark Theatres, the nation's largest provider of independent and foreign cinemas, has arrived on Look forward to posts about upcoming films! ...

The Global Film Village: The Produced By Conference

Marshall Herskovitz is an instrument of change. He is an award winning producer and the current President of the PGA. He wants to change the world, our business and how we do business. This past weekend he oversaw the first Produced By Conference which took place at the Sony Studios in Culver City. Marshall said during his Sunday afternoon Master Class "Producers are adept at keeping on Balance. There are no answers so there is still lots to be learned. The purpose of this conference was to hel...

Theatrical Trailer for Award Winning Romantic Thriller, Say it in Russian

Theatrical trailer for award winning movie coming to Carmike Cinemas May 4, 2009

ACEFEST 2009 - Submit Your Film Today!

ACEFEST 2009 Accepting Entries: Feb 17 - May 18

European Film Market, Interview with Director Beki Probst

Berlinale: European Film Market, Interview with Director Beki Probst. In 1988 Beki Probst was appointed Director of the Film Fair for the Berlinale which she then renamed European Film Market. Her prior experience includes work for the Locarno Film Festival and representation of the Berlinale in Turkey and Greece. Beki Probst was born in Istanbul and studied law and journalism.Her twenty year direction resulted in the constant expansion of the European Film Market and its transformation into...

Submit Your Film or Video Today! ACEFEST 2009 - New York City

ACEFEST 2009 : Accepting Entries: Feb 17 - May 18 Want your film played in New York City? ACEFEST is one of the most anticipated annual film festivals on the industry calendar with countless patrons, members, distributors, journalists, industry professionals and fellow filmmakers from all over the world waiting eagerly to see what the 2009 program has to offer! This is your chance to exhibit your film alongside the latest and greatest in American independent film. Selected films will be revie...

Indie movies released online in sync with theatrical release

For the first time ever, audiences will be able to see first-run independent movie releases everywhere in the United States. New York-based film company Gigantic Releasing is changing the face of U.S. indie film distribution with today's launch of Gigantic Digital ( The website will enable anyone in the US with a broadband connection to access Gigantic's first-run feature films in markets where there is no theatrical distribution. Releases will go up "day-and-date" with ...

Report Festival scam

You are welcome to open discussions about festival bad experiences, questions, doubts. Share your experience and help other filmmakers. But please keep the conversation useful and decent please. ...

European Debuts at Exposed showcase in Köln

  The filmfestival exposed will take place for the first time from May 8th to May 12, will give space for inventive and unusual films: European Debuts.With the program “European Debuts” exposed is doing a compelling aspect. It’s a place for first feature films from directors. Films full of fresh ideas, extremly worth seeing, but very rare at the regular cinema program. ...

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We lost Jack Valenti

Jack Valenti, the former head of the Motion Picture Assn. of America for almost four decades and the prime mover behind the movie ratings system, died Thursday. He was 85. Valenti had checked out of Johns Hopkins University Medical Center on Wednesday where he was hospitalized after suffering a stroke. We loved his strong tenure, relentlessly battling against piracy, a strong advocate for american cinema from majors and independents...I had the priviledge of dining a few times with his family an...

Berlinale 07, Eurpean Film Market screenings

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Many years ago, Jack Nicholson was quoted in a Vanity Fair article stating, "Kiss a tit, get an X rating. Hack it off with a machete, get a PG." What is it that makes Americans so puritanical about sex, yet so lax towards violence? That's one of the main considerations of "This Film is Not Yet Rated", the new documentary from Kirby Dick that follows the standards and practices of the Motion Picture Association of America's ratings system. The film presents the theory that the levels of violence ...


Film Exposure Channel We want to screen your film and distribute it. Go to to check. To be on it and reach thousands of filmmakers, advertise there! Contact-us. ...

San Francisco surprises and cherry blossoms

Surprises aren’t always a good thing in San Francisco. Exhaustive media coverage of the centennial of the 1906 great earthquake and fire—the defining event of the city’s history and biggest natural disaster in America until Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast last year—recently shook Bay Area residents with constant reminders that this is shake-rattle-and-roll country. On Saturday morning, Talk Cinema founder and former Film Comment editor Harlan Jacobson admitted to being a “n...

Kirby Dick on his latest film This Film Is Not Yet Rated

Industry Editor Sandy Mandelberger sat down with veteran documentary filmmaker Kirby Dick, whose lastest film, THIS FILM IS NOT YET RATED, is one of the most talked about at the Festival. The film is an eye-opening investigation into the secret works of the Motion Picture Association of America, the official ratings board for films that are released in theaters. THIS FILM IS NOT RATED features spectacular (and sometimes spectacularly funny) interviews with such prestigious filmmakers as John Wat...