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Last Two Weeks To Enter The Silver Scream Film Fest

With all the last minute request from filmmakers to enter the Silver Scream Film Fest we’ve decided to give everyone two more weeks to get their films in. This will be your last chance to enter after January 23rd submissions will be closed. For those of you just finding out about this (or those of who already knew) here’s a code for $15 off your entry fee.   Code: 15OFF   Enter here:

Last Chance To Save $10 On Your Entry Fee

The $10 off promo code to enter the 3rd Annual Silver Scream Film Fest ends in 5 days. With our final deadline, January 9th, creeping up you don't want to miss your chance to be a part of this growing event.   Enter at   Enter code: MERRYSAVINGS18   The 3rd Annual Silver Scream Film Fest is proud to be bringing together young filmmakers with not only people working i...

Peter Webber: Directing Masterclass at FEST 2015

Acclaimed British director Peter Webber held a directing masterclass yesterday afternoon as part of this year’s FEST Training Ground that gathers film professionals from around the globe to share their experience and interact with the audience and the young professionals attending the festival.  Webber intrigued the audiences interest with stories from his career as filmmaker so far, after entering the film industry in 1992 with the short film The Zebra Man. His debut feature ...

FEST 2015: Opening Ceremony

Simple and classy, the 11th edition of FEST: New directors | new films festival opened last night at the Cento Multimeios de Espinho in Espinho, Portugal. With selected guests from Belgium, Greece, Germany and numerous more expected during the week, the festival promises another edition full of carefully selected films and workshops, masterclasses and talks as part of its Training Ground, kicking off today and featuring names like Fernando Trueba, Peter Webber, Guillermo Navarro and Peter Doyl...

Games People Play accepted to Rwanda Film Fest for July!

"Games People Play" has been accepted to the Rwanda Film Fest in Kigali, Rwanda for July 19-31, 2015. The film was shot on the Canon C500 thanks to the generosity of Canon USA, Inc. "Games People Play" stars David Razowsky and Mark Jacobson, along with helmer Dawn Westlake who also wrote the screenplay. Filmed in the style of a Sergio Leone spaghetti western, the film has a Morricone-esque score by Alvarez-featured guitarist Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs. For more info on...

Melissa Leo returns to FEST for Masterclass in Acting

  Only a few weeks away from FEST – Training Ground, FEST announced the return of one of the festival's all time star speakers: Academy Award Winning Actress MELISSA LEO! Melissa Leo is one of the most in demand actresses in the world right now, Winner of an Oscar for her performance on The Fighter Melissa is surely one of the great actresses of our time, and is step by step also becoming one of the most awarded actresses in activity. Melissa Leo starred as the mother of boxe...

FEST: New Directors, New Films Festival: Short Selection

In 2015 FEST is bringing to Portugal some of the most relevant short fiction films in the world. Thirty one films, from twenty one countries will be competing for the Best Short and Audience Awards. With a wide array of styles and tendencies, the program includes some truly obligtory works, such as the much talked about Leidi, from colombian filmmaker Simon Mesa Soto, winner of the Palme D’Or in Cannes among many other awards, a film that shows us the daily life in a Colombian slum...

FEST 2015: Call for entries open

  The 11th edition of FEST – New Directors | New Films Festival, to be held in Espinho, Portugal from June 22nd to 29th 2015, is calling for submissions, open until March 15th 2015 at noon.  The competitive sections of the festival are:  Feature Length Films (section dedicated to filmmakers in their first or second feature film): - Golden Lynx – Fiction Competition - White Lynx – Documentary Competition Short and Medium Length Films (section dedicated t...

Sunscreen film fest podcast 18, Film news, Godzilla, Donald Bellisario and more!

Sunscreen film fest podcast 18, Film news, Godzilla, Donald Bellisario and more! Click here to watch Contact Sunscreen at Music by Kevin MacCloud The Sunscreen Film Festival is presented by the St. Petersburg Clearwater Film Society a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. ...

Sunscreen Film Fest Video Podcast 15, Exclusive Interview with Star Wars Author Matthew Stover

  Sunscreen Film Fest Video Podcast 15, Star Wars sold to Disney, plus an exclusive interview with Star wars Author Matthew Stover, The Hobbit movie, Dexter, Game of Thrones and more!    Watch here   Read Matthew Stover's latest book   Contact Sunscreen at info@sunscr...

Sunscreen Film Festival Podcast 14, the Halloween Episode

 Sunscreen Film Fest Video Podcast 14, Halloween Episode.  Discussion includes, Universal Horror Films; Wolfman, The Mummy, Coffin Joe, Zombie Smurfs, Charlie Brown and More! watch here    Contact Sunscreen at   Music by Kevin MacCloud   The Sunscreen Film Festival is presented by the St. Petersburg Clearwater Film Society a 501(c)3 non-profit organization....



BLAGOEVGRAD, Bulgaria – The European Independent Film Festival, South Western University “Neofit Rilski", The International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Early Bird Student Film Festival and In the Palace International Short Film Festival will share for three days at the American University in Bulgaria during the fisrt edition of AUBG Short Film Festival from the 24th to 26th of November. AUBG Short Film Fest will showcase 28 short films from more than 13 countries. The films, ...

ÉCU is "On the Road" again, this time in COLOMBIA! Don't miss this chance to see some of Europe's best indie films!

Puppenspiel, Paths of Hate, Point Zero, Stanley Pickle Film 2010, Chloe's Dollhouse and Protopartículas are all being shown on 20th October at 6pm at Escuela Nacional de Cine in Columbia! If you're in Colombia, check it out! Entry is FREE, and it is a unique opportunity to see some of Europes top Independent Films!

UnderDogs Film Fest

UnderDogs Film Fest is an organization dedicated to providing exposure and screening opportunities for independent and micro-budget film.

Hosted by Fourth Floor Artists Collective at Francisco Studios located in EADO – East Downtown Houston - “The Art and Soul of the City”
UnderDogs Film Fest is an event designed to provide a platform for micro-budget independent feature films, short films, documentaries, music videos, & trailers.


UnderDogs Film Fest is now accepting submissions!

Underdogs Film Fest now accepting entries for Features, Shorts, Documentaries, Music Videos, & Trailers! Held in EaDo Houston - The Art & Soul of the City. Hosts: Fourth Floor Artists Collective at Francisco Studios,, & Gothic Films. Join Stan Harrington's film on the roster! Submit today at! ...

Nothing But Bullshit by Kimberly Deisler

  On the Actors Studio, James Lipton sits with a stack of 3,000 blue cardsand asks one guest, one question at a time.  The entire production is quite civilized save for theoccasional tap dance or ballet stance. At LA Comedy Shorts FilmFestival, the scene is anything but civilized.  First of all, the panelists are no-names and today’s groupwas no different.  For instance,some guy named Wayne Brady, was there. Now I ax ya, who da hell is dis guy?  They muttered something about him being ...

New Kingston Film Festival Fun Facts

New Kingston Film Festival fun facts: 2009: 1 out of every 5 submissions was accepted as an official selection2008: 1 out of every 2 submissions was accepted as an official selection Filmmakers: the odds are in your favor! Submit today - only $5 for shorts up to 50 minutes, $10 for features over 50 minutes.   Submit your work through our website before June 1, 2011. --  New Kingston Film Festival *Thi...

Zipangu Fest X Close-Up: Nippon Year Zero @ Bethnal Green Working Man's Club

I was the filmmaking volunteer for the first ever edition of the Zipangu Fest and attended every single event. The Fest opened with a collaboration with Close-Up (film library - - Nippon Year Zero. A programme focused on Japanese 60's  and 70's experimental shorts:  War GamesDir. Donald Richie, 1962, 22min, 16mm Sparse and lingering - an interesting study of innocence and the essence of civilization.     Dead YouthDir. Donald Richie, 19...

The Strawberry Shorts Film Marquee @ Fordham fest

Sadly the Strawberry Fair Film Festival will not now be part of cambridge City Councils Big Weekend in July. We are still aiming to run the film festival in September, date to be confirmed. In the meantime, the Strawberry Shorts Film Festival is delighted to be running the Strawberry Shorts Film Marquee at this years Fordham Fest. Over the 6th, 7th and 8th of August, we will be screening the very best and latest short films from all over the world. One hundred and seventy six short ...

Marc Price and Nancy Bishop confirrmed speakers on FEST Training Ground

Marc Price is the person responsible of one of the biggest film phenomenons in 2009 with its film "Colin" "Colin" hit the spotlight in Cannes where the film wowed by the critics and got several distribution deals, but some films have achieved similar objective, but none of the others had a similar budget to "Colin" that was made for 50 Euros! This achievement made Marc Price a case study, he wrote "Colin" during his day work and suddenly he was...

Going Green Film Festival

The GOING GREEN FILM FESTIVAL (GGFF) encourages green filmmaking by rewarding filmmakers who have lessened their carbon footprint on the planet during production, used alternative transportation within the storyline of their films, or have created a film whose subject includes the environment, third world issues and the like. GGFF aims to spotlight those who are working to preserve our planet through entertainment and help inspire other filmmakers to adopt green practices, build greater awareness of social and environmental issues, and raise money for the Minorities in Broadcasting Training Program (MIBTP) (, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization formed in 1992 to provide training opportunities to college graduates in TV/radio news reporting, news management and film/TV production.
 Eligible films can be any genre, but must be between 10 and 120 minutes in length and have been completed between 2008 and 2010. Films may be submitted online at The standard deadline is November 30th, 2009, with a submission fee of $55 and the final deadline is January 15, 2010, with a submission fee $65. Each submission fee includes a $20 donation towards Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). For every REC purchased, one megawatt-hour of renewable electricity is delivered to power grids. Join us in our quest to REthink, REplenish, REcommit.


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