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NYTVF Pilot Competition for UK Producers - Win Development Deals, Show Your Work to US Marketplace

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NEW YORK TELEVISION FESTIVAL - U.K. INDEPENDENT PILOT COMPETITION   The New York Television Festival (NYTVF) is calling for original, independently produced television pilots from UK-producers and production companies for the UK Section of their Independent Pilot Competition. The NYTVF has partnered with Warner Bros. International Television Production and Fox Television Studios, in conjunction with Apostle, to offer two development opportunities exclusively to U.K. producers. ...

It Happened in The Valley...Casablanca via Van Nuys

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When The Valley Film Festival was first founded, one of the main reasons was to correct cinema history. Sort of. For instance, when you think of the classic film Casablanca, you think "Hollywood" when you should be thinking Burbank and Van Nuys...The Valley! When Isla's plane takes off, leaving a broken-hearted Rick behind on the airstrip in Casablanca, it wasn't from the comforts of the Warner Bros. lot like the rest of the film...in Burbank...but what is now the Van Nuys...

It Happened in The Valley...The Birthplace of California

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The Valley Film Festival has always celebrated The Valley for all of its contributions, so we've decided to blog about them too! Our "It Happened in The Valley..." posts will point out the overlooked treasures of the fabulous (818)! Like, did you know that The Valley is the birthplace of California as a state? Directly across from Universal Studios, and hidden behind native plants, sits Campo De Cahuenga, where on January 13, 1847 General Andres Pico (Mexico) and Lt. Col. ...

Know of a No Fee Festival? VFF Wants to Know!

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The Valley Film Festival (VFF) is currently working on an article about "no fee" call-for-entries to coincide with our month-long free submission period in January 2011.   VFF is looking for other film festivals --- all over the world --- who have a gratis submission policy. Whether it's a short/specific time frame (like VFF), or fee waivers for volunteers who work X amount of hours, or if it's always free to submit and everything in between. Please share the wealth. ...

Butterflies at The Valley Film Festival tonight at 7PM - article

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The screening of the Award winning film about YouTubers takes place tonight at 7PM at The Valley Film Festival in Los Angeles. To find our more about the film, read today's article on Patch.com  Looking forward to seeing you here: Valley Film Festival Saturday, November 13 @ 7:00pm CAP Theatre 13752 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423  Want to know more about the documentary? Click here ...

The Valley Film Festival ~ "10 Degrees Hotter" Short FIms

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From musicals (Sudden Death) to music videos (My Southern Can is Mine), to thrillers (Love Me Tender) and thrills (52 Takes of the Same Thing, Then Boobs), to local gems and foreign finds, The 10th Annual Valley Film Festival has a varied selection of short films competing for the coveted 10 Degrees Hotter award.  (Please note that these short films precede our feature films and do not screen in a single program.) ...

The Valley Film Festival ~ Documentary Features

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The 2010 Valley Film Festival presents documentary features on topics ranging from our forgotten heroes (Home from the War) to YouTube celebrities (Butterflies) and The Valley's other film industry (Paid for Pain: The Making of a Bondage Video).  VFF is proud to showcases the work of filmmakers all from the San Fernando Valley! Go (818)!  For this series of spotlights, we asked the filmmakers to tell us how they chose their subject and why it was important to share. For their a...

Countdown To VFF10...T-Minus 10 Days!

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We're almost there! Can you feel the excitement through your computer? In 10 days, we'll be holding court at the historic El Portal Theatre, and here's your official invitation! To start off the magical day, join us for our mini-expo: The 1st Annual Valley Indie Filmmaker Expo Presented by AVS   To celebrate 10 years of showcasing independent cinema, The Valley Film Festival has teamed up with Advantage Video Systems (AVS) to launch The 1st Annual Valley In...

The Valley Film Festival ~ "Made in the (818)" Shorts Program

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Made in the (818) is The Valley Film Festival's signature showcase of films shot in or showcasing, and/or made by filmmakers currently living in The Valley.  VFF believes that the San Fernando Valley has a diverse landscape for every film shoot, whether you're using the backlot of Universal Studios or shooting guerrilla style at Hansen Dam. VFF encourages local production by creating a showcase just for these films, and we hope you'll consider the fabulous San Fernando Valley for your next fi...

Call for Entries - Universal Studios Hollywood Short Film Competition

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Would you like to see your short film be a part of the return of KingKong to Universal Studios Hollywood? This summer, the King Kong 360 | 3-D attraction is making its return tothe Universal Studios Tour, and to celebrate, we're giving away $15,000 to thebest short films in our "King Kong's Path to Universal StudiosHollywood" competition.The best work may be exhibited on the jumbotron in Citywalk, online andon-air.  The competition and creative brief are hosted on Zooppa, thesocial ne...

Dear Filmmakers...

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Dear Filmmakers, The Valley Film Festival (VFF) is currently engaged in watching your shorts, features, music videos, trailers, etc., but it hasn't stopped us from getting excited about the emails you've been sending, asking about the status of our programming and telling us why it's important to you to screen with VFF. It gives us a warm & fuzzy feeling to hear your stories and ask that you keep them coming.    Since launching VFF in 2000, one...

Jim Wuthrich upped to President, International Home Video and Digital Distribution

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  Thomas Gewecke, President, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Ron Sanders, President, Warner Home Video today announced the promotion of Jim Wuthrich to President, International Home Video and Digital Distribution. Warner Bros. created the Home Entertainment Group in 2005 to bring together the complementary home entertainment businesses under one unified strategy. This newly created position furthers those efforts by bringing closer alignment to the Studio’s packaged goods ...

Jim Wuthrich upped at Warner Home Video

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Thomas Gewecke, President, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Ron Sanders, President, Warner Home Video today announced the promotion of Jim Wuthrich to President, International Home Video and Digital Distribution. Warner Bros. created the Home Entertainment Group in 2005 to bring together the complementary home entertainment businesses under one unified strategy. This newly created position furthers those efforts by bringing closer alignment to the Studio’s packaged goods and digital busin...

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The San Fernando Valley also known as the Six Cities area consist of Los Angeles, Burbank, Calabasas, Glendale, Hidden Hills, and Universal City home to Universal Studios

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