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Tribeca Film Institute's Interactive Day on April 23

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Tribeca Film Institute's Interactive Day on April 23 to Feature Thought Leaders from Across Media, Technology and Education; Slate Features Keynote from Bartunde Thurson and Speakers from The New York Times, IDEO, Games for Change, Plus Interactive Case Study of HBO's Game of Thrones Tribeca (Online) Film Festival Expands Future of Film Blog Into Live Lunch Series at 92Y Tribeca With Guests Including Paranormal Activity Producer Jason Blum, Tumblr Founder David Karp, College Humor F...

Indian media and entertainment industry to touch $28 billion by 2015 : FICCI -KPMG Report

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   India's Media & Entertainment industry registered a growth of 11 percent over 2009 and touched Rs 65,200 crores in 2010, says a FICCI-KPMG report. Backed by positive industry sentiment and growing media consumption, the industry is estimated to achieve a growth rate of 13 percent in 2011. Overall the industry is expected to register a CAGR of 14 percent to touch INR 127,500 crores by 2015.   Released at the inaugural session of FICCI FRAMES 2011, today ( on March 23, 2011 ) the ...

ITVFest 2011 - Call For Entries...

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ITVFest/InternationalTelevision Festival is a leading venue in providing opportunities to people with television industry aspirations.  ITVFest receives Pilot submissions fromaround the world in comedy, drama, alternative (reality, game show, talk show,etc) documentary, and web series categories.  By screening the official selections toa live audience which includes ITVFest’s executive, advisory board andextensive network contacts, ITVFest provides a bridge to the inner workings ofthe televi...

New Media Film Festival & Market SF Bay Area - Call for Submissions!

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New Media Film Festival & Market (NMFFM) is bringing The Best of the Best - What’s New, What’s Next…honoring stories worth telling to the San Francisco Bay Area, CA November 5 & 6, 2010. The June 2010 Los Angeles premiere was a critical success & NMFFM is coming up to the SF Bay Area with an expanded program to embrace its unique blend of technology & creative talent.  DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2010 Our program includes Mobile, Webisodes, Webseries, iApps, SRC (Socially Resp...

The Independent Television Festival (ITVFest) program announcedf

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The Independent Television Festival (ITVFest) is the premier festival for independently produced television pilots and Web series. In addition to screening its 53 final selections, ITVFest is revered for connecting filmmakers (and aspiring filmmakers) with the television industry’s top insiders on how to create, produce, and sell an original project. Today, the 5th Annual Independent Television Festival announces their roster of pilots, Web and mobile series, along with 2010 ITVFest Innovator...

Power to the Pixel: The Brave New World of Cross Media: Like it or not, there's no going back

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The Brave New World of Cross Media:  Like it or not, there's no going back - Power to the Pixel in conjunction with the London Film Festival Anyone in the Entertainment industry who does not already use cross-media/ mixed media/ new media or any of several terms used; owes it to themselves to attend a conference like the Power to the Pixel, held in London last week in conjunction with the London Film Festival. The massive paradigm change that is going on is clearly the equivalent to the m...

ITVFest Cinco De Mayo Launch Party

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DONT FORGET! MAY 14TH FINAL TV PILOT & WEBSERIES SUBMISSION DEADLINE It really feels like we just had a deadline.  And now there's another one!  May 14th is our final deadline.  Make sure you get your submissions in soon at itvfest.org    INDEPENDENT TELEVISION FEST LAUNCH PARTY! COME CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO WITH ITVFEST AT HOLLYWOOD HOTSPOT LIBERTINE! 8210 Sunset Boulevard Shmoozing 8pm-11pm            Silent auction 9pm-11pm Mand...

4th Annual ITVFest - Call for Submissions- Deadline Approaching Soon!!!

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Tv Pilot & Webseries competition   Don't dilly dally our submission deadlines are quickly approaching.  If you have an independently produced TV pilot or webseries, submit before the final deadline on May 14, 2009. You can submit through our website www.itvfest.org. The 4th Annual Independent Television Festival will be held July 31- August 6, 2009 in Los Angeles,CA. Follow us on Twitter.  Get submission tips and Festival Facts.  twitter.com/itvfest ...

ITVFestival - April 23rd - Early Submission Deadline and New Sponsors!!

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ITVFEST Submission Deadline & New Sponsors on board  EARLY DEADLINE IS APRIL 23RD!! $40 submission fees are quickly coming to an end.  Hurry up and get your pilot or webseries in to be considered for early acceptance.  Know early, relax often. SUBMIT NOW ITVFEST IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE NEW SPONSORS With the sponsorship drive well under way, we'll be announcing all of our sponsors and partners as they come.  Please support our sponsor by visiting their websites and utl...

ITVfest is Accepting Submissions!! Independent Television Festival 2009

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INDEPENDENT TELEVISION FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED The 2009 ITVFest – it is your chance to share your creativity and talent and the only place to get your independent webseries and independently produced television pilots seen. The ITVFest will accept submissions for the following categories: * Comedy * Drama * Alternative (reality, game show, etc.) * Documentary * Web Series * Non-...

Web television Streamy Awards

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Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) today announced its presentation of the 2009 Streamy Awards, celebrating outstanding achievements in Web television. This first-of-its-kind award show will honor those active participants in developing and producing original Web television content for broadband distribution. "At Kodak, we're all about relationships. We bring people together through images and are ecstatic to honor those who have come together to create this cutting-edge event," said Kodak Chief Ma...

ITVFest in LA Call for Entries

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SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED  The 2009 ITVFest – it is your chance to share your creativity and talent and the onlyplace to get your independent webseries and independently produced televisionpilots seen.  TheITVFest will accept submissions for the following categories:* Comedy* Drama*Alternative (reality, game show, etc.)*Documentary* WebSeries*Non-competitive pilots (commissioned, but unpurchased/unaired) EarlySubmission Deadline: April 23, 2009LateSubmission Deadline: May 1...

Raetihi (new Zealand) Film Festival

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The Raetihi Film Festival is in the 1915 built THEATRE ROYAL in Raetihi, New Zealand. This year`s "call for submissions" closed on July 5th. We will list the schedule on July 17th on the website: http://raetihi.com

ITVFest - International Television Festival

The International Television Festival, is the premiere festival in the world for independently produced TV pilots, WebContent and Digital Features, in both live-action and animated mediums. In 2012, ITVfest will run concurrently with the 1st Annual 'Pop Con LA', the Popular Culture Convention. Always at the forefront of technology and entertainment trends, ITVfest prides itself on being for and about the creators of quality Content. ITVfest gives finalists unprecedented access to network with industry professionals. Technologically savvy and forward thinking, ITVfest is the place to jumpstart a career in both television and new media.

Independent Television Festival (ITVFest) launches on August 1

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After rave reviews from insiders, judges and critics at the 2007 Independent Television Festival, festival award recipients are still meeting with network executives to pen deals. Just before the third annual Independent Television Festival (ITVFest) launches on August 1, ITVFest organizers received word that last year's Comedy Award Winner, Partners, is being developed by Starz!. This week development heads purchased the rights to the project written by fledgling writers/performers Seth Menache...

Youtube co founder to open first Broadband Video Summit

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Chad Hurley, co-founder and CEO of YouTube, will open MIPCOM's first Broadband Video Summit with a keynote speech. The Broadband Video Summit will take place on Wednesday, October 15, at the 24th edition of MIPCOM, October 13-17, 2008, Palais des Festivals, Cannes. The new Broadband Video Summit is part of the MIPCOM 2008 conference program. It will provide a venue for the newest and hottest Internet TV platforms, media owners and cross-platform content creators to talk about the business models...

Making of Late Fragment -- an Interactive Film

                    For the past ten years, Canadian Film Centre Media Lab has been in the forefront of the thrust towardinteractive media, having developed original content for a variety of platforms, including cellphones, digitalcinema broadband and gaming consoles. It was time to take it to the people.But how do you make an innovative interactive feature film with two producers, three writer-direct...

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...

Panel in Cannes May 21: "Interactive Cinema Workshop"

The panel will take place:  May 21: 3pm  to 4pm Short Film Corner: Screening RoomInvitation event RSVP press@filmfestivals.com From Janet Murray's Holodeck to Lev Manovich's Database Cinema, the interactive narrative represents the "holy grail" of the interactive medium. For some, the pleasure derived from interactive stories is found in the theorizing of them. For others such pleasure has yet to be found in mainstream practice. Indeed, today, most traditional entertainm...

Ana Serrano, Director of CFC Media Lab

Ana Serrano is the Director of CFC Media Lab, a world-renowned new media research, training and production facility created in 1997 at Norman Jewison’s CFC (Canadian Film Centre). As director of CFC Media Lab, she provides strategic leadership, fiscal development, program design and creative direction for all of the Centre’s new media initiatives, including the development and production of a diverse range of critically acclaimed interactive narrative prototypes.In 2003, Ana was recognized f...

First Cell phone feature filmmaker interview

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An interview with SMS Sugar Man producer Michelle Wheatley1. Tell us some things about you. Who is Michelle Wheatley?Hhmmm, that question caught me off guard… Usually people want to know about the director. I’m driven by passion; I absolutely love what I do. I’m not interested in conventional projects; I like to be on the edge. Doesn’t always make for easy film making…2. Why did you decide to produce a movie that is shot exclusively with the use of mobile phones? I have been collabora...

Moscow Media Forum

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V MEDIA FORUM of the ХХYI Moscow International Film Festival«ART-reality show / Conversion»The objective of Media Forum is to demonstrate the connection between traditional and modern branches of screen culture, the impact of technological innovations on visual arts.Media Forum as action is an exchange of ideas, infusion of new forces into contemporary culture and vice versa. It is an attempt to demonsrtate the logic of new thought and new communications.At the moment it is inside ...

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....

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