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EXCLUSIVE: TCM's "MOGULS & MOVIE STARS" Director Jon Wilkman Interview

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by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent  Somewhere in Connecticut, Bill Haber, one of the founders of CAA, got a flash that Hollywood history should ride again. To that end, he contacted four-time Emmy winning documentary veteran Jon Wilkman and the rest is "A History of Hollywood." Set to air Nov. 1 through mid-December, "MOGULS & MOVIE STARS: A HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD" will unspool every Monday night at 8 PM (ET) on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Academy...

In LA? Two Great FREE Events for Indie Filmmakers This Week

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If you're in LA this week, there are two FREE events you should check out:   Tuesday, September 28 (Burbank, 7-9pm) Video Symphony's Pizza & Post: What's New w/Cinema 4D's Release 12? http://valleyfilmfest.blogspot.com/2010/09/pizza-post-whats-new-in-cinema-4d.html   Friday, October 1 (Hollywood, 7-10pm) Reefer Movie Madness book release + screening of Dark Side of the Rainbow http://valleyfilmfest.blogspot.com/2010/09/reefer-movie-madness...

Butterflies YouTube Documentary Webisodes

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Watch the Award winning documentary about the YouTube social network online for free  For more info go to Butterflies Official Website ...

The 2010 Angeleno Short Film Festival

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I am very excited to be a part of the 2010 Angeleno Short Film Festival!!!! The theme of the festival is diversity, and we are recieving submissions from all over the world! We look forward to seeing your short, no matter where you are located, or what your film is about! We encourage unique perspectives, but accept all! ...

The Only Award Winning Documentary about YouTubers comes out on DVD

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Pre-order Butterflies DVD Now It is finally here!!! The special limited 2 disc edition of Butterflies feature film about YouTubers is coming to DVD this winter. This 2 disc edition will not last as only limited number is released, so please order yours right away. ...Go here to order and find out what special features will be included. http://www.butterfliesthemovie.com/dvd.html ******* bonus for the first 20 orders! *The DVD will ship in the beginning of December. ...

Article on Butterflies YouTube Launch

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Hello Butterflies: I hope all of you are having a great weekend and working on some great YouTube videos :) We have three announcements for this week: 1) An article on Documentary Tech website profiles Butterflies and the film's journey all the way to distribution and launch on YouTube 2) New Butterflies network has been established where you can join for free, interact and post your videos. Member's work gets featured each week and we have forum's discussing y...

Call For Entry.

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Call For Entry. Date extendet to May, 1. 2010. Competition in Student and Independent shorts, Feature Films and Documentaries. Over $ 130,00.- in Production Equipment prize packages. ...

Now Accepting Submissions for 2012!

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Finally!!!  A Film Festival All About Sports!     (Hollywood, CA) – March 4, 2012 – The 4th Annual All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival will be held on November 9-11, 2012 at the El Portal Theater in North Hollywood, California.   Whether it is a dramatic or comedic piece, ASLAFF welcomes screenwriters and filmmakers to share their great stories in regards to the world of sports. This festival will give the many sports fanatics an ...

Hollywood celebrities encourage Americans to support relief efforts for the Haitian citizens

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Morgan Freeman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tim McGraw, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep and Reese Witherspoon Join Ad Council and American Red Cross to Launch PSA to Support Victims of Earthquake in Haiti PSA directs viewers to visit http://www.redcross.org/  to support those in need In response to the destruction and devastation caused by the earthquake in Haiti, The Advertising Council and the American Red Cross today launched a national television public service advertisement (PSA) featuring Morga...

Feel Good Film Festival - www.fgff.org - Hollywood, California Aug. 3-5, 2012, Laemmle Noho 7 Theater

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The Feel Good Film Festival provides a unique venue for creators of films, songs, and screenplays.  What is unique about the artists is that they have made something optimistic, hopeful, or just laugh out loud funny and it is their talent that elevates the energy of the world.    The three-day event features films aimed at both adult and family audiences that highlight positive themes, happy endings, laughter, and capture the beauty of the world.   The Feel Good Film Festival is a...

Interview with Clive Owen at the BFI London Film Festival 22nd October 2009

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It's the BFI London Film Festival and I'm at the BFI Southbank to meet Clive Owen. We can all just google Clive Owen to read about his achievements as a BAFTA, Golden Globe winner and for his extensive work in the film and tv industry. Therefore I thought I should pick out some goodies from the interview, that you don't read about everywhere else... Born 1964 in Coventry, Clive Owen was a man who didn't have it all set in his early life. With a father who left the family when Owen was thr...

Lady Filmmakers interview Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott

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Patricia and Cira were promoting the inaugural event of Lady Filmmakers Film Festival at a local celeb party on Sunset Blvd this week. We got interviews of Tori and Dean who tell us who one of their favorite lady filmmakers are...Check out some stills from our party coverage! More COMING SOON!!!We are accepting submissions until September 1st! Fest21 users will get $10 off submission fee if you mention Fest21 when submitting. October 17th & 18th is a weekend not to be missed! Submit or reser...

Call For Entry The WIN Film Festival (Women's Image Network) formerly WINFemme

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The WIN Film Festival 2009 Call For Entry www.thewinawards.com   PRODUCING ENTITY: Women’s Image Network (WIN)   The WIN Film Festival: Sunday, November 1 through Tuesday, November 3, 2009 in Los Angeles, California USA. (Formerly Known as The WINFemme Film Festival)   The WIN Film Festival: Closing Night Party November 3rd Honors announces festival winners honoring select unreleased and independent films.   Th...

"Brüno" overshadows Jacko's Star - From Los Angeles by Stephanie Ronnet

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Sometimes Hollywood lives up to its legend. Years ago, I was producing 2 entertainment weekly shows in L.A, and multi-talented French icon Thierry Lhermitte, was promoting "An Indian in the City" -- which went through an "extreme (re)make-over" by Disney later on... As we asked him if he pictured himself pursuing a career in Hollywood, he replied "No way, it's like the Cannes Film Festival 365 days a year!".However, recently, the recession hit, and what reached an a...

FirstGlance Feature and Short Screenplay Competitions Calling for Submissions!

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Feature Screenplay Competition Deadline July 12th 2009 Top three scripts are judged by Hollywood production companies and top producers in the industry, including Greenestreet Films, Boxing Cat Films (Tim Allen’s production company), Madhouse Entertainment, Avalanche! Entertainment, CMM Productions, Alma Libra Films, Vine Entertainment, Converge Entertainment and some of Hollywood’s biggest producers. Categories: Drama Com...

FirstGlance Feature and Short Screenplay Competitions Calling for Submissions!

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FirstGlance Feature and Short Screenplay Competitions Late Deadline: July 12, 2009 WAB Deadline :July 22, 2009 Top three scripts are judged by Hollywood production companies and top producers in the industry, including Greenestreet Films, Boxing Cat Films (Tim Allen’s production company), Madhouse Entertainment, Avalanche! Entertainment, CMM Productions, Alma Libra Films, Vine Entertainment, Converge Entertainment and some of Hollywood’s biggest producers....

Screamfest Call For Entries

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Screamfest has been named one of Moviemaker Magazine's "25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee."! The 9th Annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival & Screenplay Competition takes place Oct. 16th to Oct. 25th 2009 at the prestigious Grauman’s Mann Chinese 6 Theatres at Hollywood and Highland in Hollywood.  Call For Entries deadlines are approaching for new horror feature films, shorts and feature length screenplays. Film submission deadlines: Early ...

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.

Dances With Films

Dances With Films, now in its 14th year, champions the unflinching spirit at the very core of the independent film scene. While the vast majority of film fests rely heavily on celebrity, we have relied on the innovation, talent, creativity and sweat equity that revolutionized the entertainment industry. And that reliance continues to prove successful with alumni moving on to write and direct celebrity-studded vehicles, star in blockbuster movies and network series, produce multi-million dollar films and create hit TV shows. Oh....and we even have a few OSCAR® nominees... In a world of formulaic, homogenized film festivals Dances With Films continues to break the rules

Cinestory Foundation Screenwriting Awards and Fellowship

 

One of the main goals of the CineStory Screenwriting Awards is to select up-and-coming screenwriters for mentorship programs. To this end, the semifinalists of each year's competition are invited to the exclusive CineStory Writers' Retreat, a four-day intensive program held in the Fall.

THE CINESTORY WRITERS' RETREAT
CineStory's Retreat is dedicated to the advancement of great new voices in screenwriting. Retreat attendees are chosen from the top writers of our annual competition, the CineStory Screenwriting Awards.

For four days, writers enjoy direct access to working Hollywood professionals. They receive career and craft advice from some of the best in the business - a truly unique opportunity.

 

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