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"terroir" to play in the 25th anniversary of Videopoesia Videobardo in Argentina!

"terroir" has been selected from over 430 entries to participate in the 25th anniversary of the Videopoesia Videobardo Festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina during dates to be determined in 2021. "terroir" is a musical documentary about the mother-child relationship and how it can influence our perceptions of very capable female leaders in all sectors of society. Helmed, written and produced by Dawn Westlake under her Ron de Cana Prods, Inc. shingle, "terroir" was fi...

"terroir" to rep the USA in Argentina with 10º Festival de Cortometrajes Ernesto Esteban Etchenique!

"terroir" will be the sole representative of the USA at the 10th Festival de Cortometrajes Ernesto Esteban Etchenique at the Museo de la Reconquista in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 21st, 2019. This is the 9th festival acceptance for "terroir" since it was released on September 9th. Written/helmed and produced by Dawn Westlake under her Ron de Cana Prods, Inc. shingle, "terroir" explores the mother-child relationship and how it can cloud our perceptions of ver...

FROM ON HIGH selected to FIC ESMI!

FROM ON HIGH has been selected to the Festival Internacional de Corto ESMI in Buenos Aires, Argentina, sponsored by the Alianza Francesa de Bella Vista. The film plays March 28-April 16, 2019. FROM ON HIGH is about a Syrian refugee girl who finds a better life in Europe. It has been accepted to over 50 festivals and won 12 awards, in Italy (8), the US, the UK, France and Brazil. Written/helmed and produced by Dawn Westlake under her Ron de Cana Productions, Inc. shingle, FROM ON HIGH was shot/...

"From On High" selected to Festival Internacional de Cine Politico en Buenos Aires!

"From On High" has been selected to play out of competition in the 8th annual Festival Internacional de Cine Politico in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 17-23, 2018. Written and helmed by Dawn Westlake, the film is about a Syrian refugee girl who finds a better life in Europe. It marks the professional acting debut of 11-year-olds Zoe Pinell Lopez and Esteve Serra Coll. "From On High" was shot on location in Barcelona, Collsuspina and La Sala de Sant Llogari in the Catalunya pr...

Scrappy presented in Argentina!

"Scrappy" will be presented in French as a nominee for the Concurso FIC ESMI, sponsored by the Alianza Francesa de Bellas Artes, at the Festival Internacional del Cortometraje FIC in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 27, 2017. Based on the Studs Terkel Award-winning poem by Donald G. Westlake, "Scrappy" was adapted for the screen and helmed by Dawn Westlake. Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona shot and edited and did visual effects. 2016 Peer Raben Music Award nominee...

Peter Schreiners films at 7.Cinemigrante International Film Festival, Buenos Aires

Foco Peter Schreiner – encerrados en el desierto  (imprisoned in the desert) Que quedará de este desierto? Detesto mis miedos. Dónde podré buscar refugio? Pensando sin sentir? Sintiendo sin pensar? Mi vida es como una casa en el margen del desierto dónde me siento tan seguro como encerrado. Peter Schreiner   Lucía Salas Las películas del foco a Peter Schreiner existen en un punto s...

shnit International Shortfilmfestival

As ambitious as it is unforgettably bold, shnit International Shortfilmfestival unfolds simultaneously in multiple cities on five continents, bringing together more than 30,000 filmmakers and film lovers in ways rarely experienced elsewhere on the festival circuit. Over its 12 days, shnit celebrates more than 200 short films of all genres and styles and gives away US$100,000 in cash prizes. 


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12 movies from 12 countries will compete for the Best Film Award in the 4+1 Film Festival

The singular 4+1 Film Festival MAPPFRE FOUNDATION- that will be held simultaneously in Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Ciudad de México, Madrid and São Paulo from November 11th to the 14th of 2010- will have 12 movies from 12 countries in its first edition’s competitive section. Prestigious filmmakers such as Gus Van Sant, Jane Campion or Agnes Varda and new top directors as Filipino Raya Marin, Cambodian Rithy Pann or Argentinean Pablo Agüero, among others, will be competing for the B...

Tapiales Short Film Festival

Tapiales International Short Film Festival announces the call for entries for its seventh edition which will take place on December 2010. Deadline for submissions is September 10th, 2010.Short films from all over the world are welcome to participate in a competition for Aborigen Awards in different categories including Best Foreign Short Film. Films will not exceed 15 minutes length, must include Spanish subtitles and be on DVD format. Tapiales Festival is sponsored by INCAA, SICA, Cultural Institute of Buenos Aires Province, Cultural Department of La Matanza Council and organized by JC Films OFCT. Tapiales Festival brings a different place for filmmakers to meet the public, an open-air square where everybody is welcome, a popular atmosphere which turns this Festival into a true short film festivity.For more information, submission requirements and application forms visit:

Cannes Film Festival to Partner with Argintinian INCAA Film Institute

Cannes Festival and Marche du Film have announced a deal to partner with Argentina's INCAA film institute on a major new Latin American film market and confab named Ventana Sur (or South Window).  The  partnership is part of a move to export the Cannes brand and expertise abroad.   The Ventana Sur will run Nov. 27-30 in Buenos Aires and will feature 50-60 screenings of new Latin American films as well as a meeting place for producers and a digital library of 200-300 films.    For Argentina,...