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Special Achievement Awards of 2nd International Uranium Film Festival Rio de Janeiro

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The 2nd International Uranium Film Festival of Rio de Janeiro 2012 awarded films from USA, Sweden and Germany with the Festival’s "Yellow Oscar". Bill Keisling's "Not for Public Release: a Nuclear Incident in Lock Haven", USA, received the Best Feature Award, and Swedish Filmmaker Marko Kattilakoski received the Short film Award for his movie Coffee Break (Fikapaus). "Leonids Story" by German film director Rainer Ludwigs and Ukrainian producer Tetyana ...

2013 Call for Entries Taos Shortz Film Fest

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The Call for Entries is now open for the 6th annual Taos Shortz Film Fest...2013!   Come join the hottest shorts film fest in the SouthWest. Taos Shortz Film Festival is rapidly becoming an internationally known film festival.  We are dedicated to featuring quality, juried short films from around the globe and we invite you to bring your adventure of creativity to our film fest.  Take the opportunity to strut your stuff amidst the mountains and mesas of Taos, NM.  Do you ...

HERO OF ALL SEAS, a review

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still from the film HERO OF ALL SEAS (Syria, 2010) is a poignant and heart-felt short documentary film, 27’, about a Kurdish man named Abo Yashar who is one of the few men from his native country to have escaped successfully to Athens, Greece. Thousands of Kurdish emigrants have tried to flee to Europe illegally and have failed, making Abo a kind of local hero for his so-called successful passage as many of these emigrants lost their lives at sea during the perilous passage to Greece...

HERO OF ALL SEAS, a review.

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still from the film HERO OF ALL SEAS (Syria, 2010) is a poignant and heart-felt short documentary film, 27’, about a Kurdish man named Abo Yashar who is one of the few men from his native country to have escaped successfully to Athens, Greece. Thousands of Kurdish emigrants have tried to flee to Europe illegally and have failed, making Abo a kind of local hero for his so-called successful passage as many of these emigrants lost their lives at sea during the perilous passage to Greece....

Taos Shortz Film Fest

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TAOS, NM — Taos will play host again to the 4th annual Taos Shortz Film Fest dubbed as one of the most up and coming shorts film festivals in Northern New  Mexico. The festival will showcase more than 60 juried short films from 15 countries. The Festival is scheduled from Friday, March 4 through Sunday, March 6, 2011.  Several juried short films were the brainchild of Taosenos and other New Mexicans, including writer/producer Allegra Huston (sister of actress, Angelica H...

Taos Shortz Film Fest

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The 4th annual Taos Shortz Film Fest will be held at the Harwood Museum in Taos, NM from March 4th -6th 2011. There will be over 60 juried short films from around the globe, panel discussions, parties and visiting filmmakers. The festival begins Friday night March 4th at 7 pm with short films from 7 countries. On Saturday March 5th, there will be more short film programs, panel discussions, and a family friendly program. More short films and panel discussions are on the line-up Sunday March 6...

Taos Shortz Film Fest CALL FOR ENTIRES NOW OPEN!

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THE CALL FOR ENTRIES IS NOW OPEN for the 4th Annual Taos Shortz Film Fest. We are rapidly gaining placement with the highest rated short film fests in the USA. Dedicated to featuring quality, juried short films from around the globe; we invite you to bring your adventure of creativity to our film fest! Accepting animation, comedy, fiction, dramatic fiction, documentary and experimental-. Take the opportunity to strut your stuff amidst the mountains and mesas of Taos, NM. Do yo...

The Global Film Village: Rose Kuo Lands At Santa Fe Film Festival with Michael Hare as Co-Executive Directors

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  by Marla Lewin The Santa Fe Film Festival has announced the selection of Michael Hare and Rose Kuo as Co-Executive Directors of the Festival succeeding Founder and Executive Director, Jon Bowman, whose retirement from the Festival was announced late last year. Commenting on the selections of Hare and Kuo, Tom Maguire, Sante Fe Film Festival Chairman of the Board, said “The Sante Fe Film Festival has enjoyed much success over the course of its ten year history and we are p...

The Las Vegas Film Festival

The Las Vegas Film Festival is one of Las Vegas’ premiere film events, taking place annually in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world.

High Plains Film Festival

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Screening of winning short films (10 min max) in Documentary/Experimental, Dramatic, Animation categories, judged by Diana Ossana, Joan Leslie, and Jack Sholder. Pre-College and College/up divisions.

White Sands International Film Festival

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If you are passionate about film then dive into the most ambitious and exciting event in the worldwide festival calendar.

White Sands Film Festival

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CONTACT davidgibbons@whitesandsinternationalfilmfestival.com The White Sands Film Festival, a family film festival, hopes to encourage filmmakers to present films with a positive message. We are seeking films that will entertain everyone.

Taos Shortz Film Fest Calling For entries Now!

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The Call for Entries is now open for the 3rd annual Taos Shortz Film Fest.... …The hottest shorts film fest in Northern New Mexico… We are dedicated to featuring quality,  juried  short films from around the globe. We would like to bring your adventure of creativity to our film fest... So here's another opportunity to strut your stuff amidst the mountains and mesas of Taos, New Mexico. Have a tale to tell?  A secret to reveal?  A truth that ...

Early Review: The Lucky Ones

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This isn't your average road trip buddy movie. In the wake the of Iraq War, The Lucky Ones tell a story from a fictional perspective about three injured soliders that return home after their tour from Iraq. Cheever (Tim Robbins) finds himself in a compromising situation when there is an unexpected blackout at the airport. All of the flights are cancelled. He runs into TK (Michael Pena) who is looking to go to Las Vegas to meet with a medical pofessional for an embarrassing injury that he...

Duke City Shootout Announces 2007 Script Winners

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High-Definition Digital Filmmaking Competition Brings Artist’s Visions from Script-to-Screen in One Week from July 20-28, 2007The mystery is over. Now the challenge begins. Organizers of the Duke City Shootout Digital Filmmaking Festival announce the 2007 script winners. The winning scripts will be produced and premiered in Albuquerque from July 20-28. “From Canada to California, from New Mexico to Florida, this is an exciting group of powerful new screenwriters,” said Jim “Grubb” G...

LEAVING LAS VEGAS

Santa Fe Film Festival Ready To Roll

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The Santa Fe Film Festival celebrates its 7th season Dec. 6-10 with its most prestigious slate ever, anchored by galas including MISS POTTER, PERFUME: STORY OF A MURDERER, THE PAINTED VEIL, VOLVER and VENUS. In addition, special presentations are planned for PAN’S LABYRINTH and THE ASTRONAUT FARMER. All told, the festival will showcase nearly 200 works in eight separate series, running in nine venues citywide. Announced recipients of the festival’s Luminaria Awards for lifetime achieveme...

Santa Fe has a new film center, a Santa Fe Fest initiative

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THE SANTA FE FILM FESTIVAL LAUNCHES FILM CENTERSanta Fe has a new film center, operated under the auspices of the Santa Fe Film Festival.The Film Center, a division of the festival, is occupying the theater wing of the former Cinemacafe at 1616 St. Michael’s Drive in the St. Michael’s Village West Shopping Mall. Through the generosity of Thomas Properties Ltd., which owns and manages the mall, the festival will offer year-round film programming at the 125-seat theater. Thomas Properties is s...

Santa Fe Festival Launching By Popular Demand

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Festival Launches By Popular DemandThe Santa Fe Film Festival kicks off an expanded, year-round slate for 2005 with a new series called By Popular Demand, bringing back prize winners and crowd favorites from the annual December festival. The inaugural run of By Popular Demand will consist of two days of film screenings, Jan. 29 and Feb. 19, at the Cinemacafe, 1616 St. Michael’s Drive. Anchoring the Saturday, Jan. 29 showcase will be screenings of:• Zapata, Alfonso Arau’s colorful epic tap...

Santa Fe awards Nobody Knows

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THE SANTA FE FILM FESTIVAL 2004 AWARDSThe Santa Fe Film Festival awarded Luminaria Awards to two film legends – Alan Arkin and Alfonso Arau, showcased both the Governor’s state-wide awards and the Film Museum’s industry tributes, and awarded ten Milagro Awards at a star studded gala Saturday night.Hosted by Jonathan Richards, the sold-out Gala lauded Arkin and Arau for careers of many decades and across several artistic endeavors. Retrospectives of their work had played to enthusiastic fa...

Santa Fe Fest packed with Oscar hopefuls

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THE SANTA FE FILM FESTIVAL 2004 December 1 – December 5 The Santa Fe Film Festival, which opens Wednesday, is preserving its reputation as an Oscar bellwether.Seven titles that played in last year’s Santa Fe Film Festival subsequently netted Oscar honors, collecting a grand total of 16 nominations among them.This season’s Oscar finalists won’t be announced until Jan. 25, 2005, with the awards ceremony following on Feb. 27.But two documentary features in this week’s Santa Fe Film Festiv...

Something Red, definitely red, for Digifest Southwest

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Gene Grant had the very good fortune to produce “Something Red,” by Scotty Milder, one of the films that will premiere at The DigiFest SouthWest Film Festival .Below are some pictures from the shoot and his comments. It was my first lap producing a film, and I’ll share the hairy details later, but know it was a complete blast. We filmed in Cochiti for a day, and for two days in Budville (just east of Grants), and the last day here in the ABQ. I’d love it if ya’ll come out for the show...

DIGIFEST DFSW: film at the shotgun in 7 days

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Beginning with the traditional shotgun start at 6 a.m. the morning of Saturday, June 12th, the streets of Albuquerque will once again be taken over for several days when film crews fan out across the city to take part in the DigiFest SouthWest (DFSW) movie-making festival. Seven crews will have three and a half days to shoot their movies in high definition video, another three and a half to edit, and on the seventh night, June 19th, all seven will be screened in a special Premier Night at the Ki...

Sante Fe on the rise

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As recently as four years ago, the New Mexico film festival marketplace featured a slug fest between the long running Taos Talking Picture Festival (TTPIX) and the upstart Santa Fe Film Festival (SFFF). Both possessed a unique niche, mountain town settings, and devoted audiences. For indie film festival freaks in the area, life was good. Alas, things never stay the same for long in this volatile business.Locals were stunned at the news last month that the nine year old Taos Talking Picture Festi...

Santa Fe 4th ready to kick off

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The Santa Fe Film Festival launches its fourth, and largest, season. Salutes to British director Stephen Frears, actor Peter Boyle and New Mexico novelist/screenwriter Max Evans anchor this year's Santa Fe Film Festival. In addition, the festival expects more than 200 filmmakers and other special guest artists to attend. The roster includes actress Elisabeth Moss (seen on TV series "The West Wing"), "The Wild Bunch" screenwriter Walon Green, legendary casting director Lynn Stalmaster and the te...

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