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SHE WHO MUST BURN (d: Larry Kent, Canada, 2015) - World premiere at Montreal's Fantasia

Once again, recently closed Fantasia International Film Festival (19th edition, July 14 - August 5, Montreal 2015), the largest genre film festival in North America, has offered an incredible program. Among 22 world premieres, a special place belongs to She Who Must Burn, a “burning” piece by legendary iconoclastic filmmaker Larry Kent, pioneer of Canadian independent scene since early 1960ies. Unfortunately, Kent is not so widely known even in Canada, yet he made more than a dozen...

The London Feminist Film Festival is now accepting films

After a year's break, London Feminist Film Festival is back for 2015 and submissions are now open!   Submit your film to us here: http://londonfeministfilmfestival.com/2015-submissions/   We look forward to receiving your films and to seeing you at the festival! More details to be announced soon.   To receive our newsletter, email newsletter@londonfeministfilmfestival.com   Find us on Facebook at and on Twitter. ...

The Rule of Lead - La Regola del Piombo

Following otherworldly plans which he finds very annoying, Humphrey, the ghost of a murderer, is forced to team up with Lara, a lonely teenage girl ignored by parents and society. Unable to touch things and assume a human form that would lead to the ultimate demise of his soul, Humphrey must lead the girl to save two kidnapped children as a way to redeem himself and finally abandon Earth. The two make an unpredictable rough pair and explore the old mansion where some criminals are holding the ...

Real Film Festival

The Real Film Festival is a three-day community, arts and Industry event showcasing documentaries, independent short and feature films based on true stories. The Program comprises of film screenings, Industry workshops, panel discussions, networking events and film competitions for filmmakers of all ages and experience. Festival Program The Festival will be held in Newcastle, NSW from November 7-9, 2014 across a number of venues within the CBD, including Tower Cinemas, Newcastle Museum, The Lock-Up, Newcastle Film & Media School, The Production Hub, Limelight Studios & Civic Park. The Festival Program includes a variety of entertainment including the Opening Night Gala held at Tower Cinemas with a party to follow at one of Newcastle's unique venues, The Lock-Up. The Festival will also deliver an Open Air Cinema in Civic Park, film screenings at Tower Cinema and short film screenings at Newcastle Museum and a variety of other locations as well as a number of networking events. The festival will also screen a series of short films throughout the weekend as part of the City Evolutions projections program. The educational component of the Real Film Festival will see innovative Film Industry development workshops and talks held at the Lock-Up and other locations across the weekend. On Friday 7 November we will be holding 8 Industry Development workshops aimed at emerging film makers followed up on the Saturday with 2 further industry workshops, talks and industry panel discussion. Through networking events the Festival will continue to connect inbound and local filmmakers with the established arts community and businesses based in the region. Website www.realfilmfestival.com.au

The Rule of Lead - 30" Teaser

Reaser trailer for Giacomo Arrigoni's first feature film The Rule of Lead - La Regola del Piombo.    Soundtrack by Italian singer Charlotte Ferradini. 

The Rule of Lead - La Regola del Piombo

The official trailer of Giacomo Arrigoni's first feature film The Rule of Lead - La Regola del Piombo To redeem his soul, the ghost of a killer is sent to lead a neglected teenage girl to save a group of street children from the abuse of a criminal organization

Horror Realm Film Festival

Horror Realm Film Festival

Hollywood Theater Dormont

1446 Potomac Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15216

May 22-25, 2014

Mission:

To provide an affordable opportunity for filmmakers in the horror genre to have their films evaluated by a qualified board of judges, have their work viewed by fans, compete for awards, increase their film’s visibility and possibly find distribution for their film. 

Description:

The Horror Realm Film Festival is an extension of the long running Horror Realm Convention.  Horror Realm has long supported independent filmmakers and has created the film festival to increase this support.  The festival will take place in the historic Hollywood Theater Dormont in Pittsburgh, PA.  The festival’s panel of judges has been carefully selected from the horror community and is comprised of filmmakers and writers.

Finalists:

Finalists will consist of the top three films in each award category.  All entrants’ films will be shown the weekend of the festival.  Finalist films will be given priority in screening slots.

About Horror Realm:

Horror Realm, serving the horror community since 2009, produces a spring and fall horror convention each year in Pittsburgh, PA.  In addition to the conventions, Horror Realm also produces horror-themed entertainment and charity events in the area, including film screenings, author signings and art shows.  Charities supported by Horror Realm have included Scares That Care, Fix The Chapel, Friends of the Hollywood Theater, The Bradley Center, Animal Rescue League, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, Community Human Services, Mainstay Life Services, Myasthenia Gravis Association and Shepherd Wellness Community.

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Hawaii International Short Film Festival - Call for Entries

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EXTENDED LATE Deadline: July 09, 2014   The Hawaii International Short Film Festival, will showcase the best short films and its filmmakers from around the world. The first Hawaii Shorts Fest will be held August 13 - 14, 2014 at the beautiful Koko Marina 8 Theatres complex in Honolulu on the island of Oahu.   We believe that short form cinema and its creators should have their own premier film festival in Hawaii deserving similar recognition given to the feature f...

NYC Indie Film Festival Screens Award Winning Documentary "Unforgettable Fire - the Story of a U2 Tribute Band"

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Last Saturday, March 15, the NYC Independent Film Festival held its first Special Screening Event of the year. The documentary “Unforgettable Fire - the story of a U2 tribute band”, directed and produced by Michelle Regina Iacobelli, was screened for the audience that had previously enjoyed a few short films and live piano music. Michelle’s film won the Best Documentary at the 2013 NYC Indie Film Festival. She also won Honorable Mention Awards as Best Director at the same fest...

The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival

From Boerum Hill to Bergen Beach. Fort Greene to Flatlands. Cobble Hill to Canarsie.
It's only Brooklyn when you count every neighborhood and every community.

We founded the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival (AoBFF) in 2011 because Brooklyn needs a major independent film festival. While there are several niche festivals in our borough, they're based around individual neighborhoods and are limited in scope. Founded and run by Brooklyn-born and based working artists, the AoBFFcreates the first large-scale, borough-wide platform for independent film.

 

The AoBFF is the only independent, international film festival built entirely around Brooklyn, a local independent scene with global influence. We focus on Brooklyn‐born, Brooklyn-based and Brooklyn-centric films and filmmakers and we screen work from all over the world whose creators live, work in, or are inspired by Brooklyn's indie film scene.

 

We conceived the AoBFF as a festival that speaks to Brooklyn as a whole, where many demographics overlap. We bring the new, artist-centric Brooklyn community together with "Classic Brooklyn" – natives and immigrant communities at a single event. We are as diverse, vital and international as the borough itself. And everyone is invited to our party.



Films are screened at 300-seat Founders Hall Theater at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, 300-seat Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn and select locations around the borough.



The AoBFF is the only festival in Brooklyn to screen films as part of ExChange, a network of film festivals in the US and Europe. This exclusive partnership gives our filmmakers a chance to screen at RxSM Film Expo in Austin, TX. 



ABOUT THE ART OF BROOKLYN

The Art of Brooklyn is a not-for-profit organization that curates a conversation between the new, Brooklyn-based art community, immigrants, transplants and those born and raised in the borough.

Empathic urban road-trip: „Güeros” by Alonso Ruizpalacios at Berlinale portrays young people in Mexico lovingly

1999 in Mexico City: „Fede”, his roommate Santos and Fede´s younger brother Tomás hanging out in a spartan housing block apartment somewhere in the big city. They have nothing to do, because the university is currently on strike, the power is turned off and the fridge almost empty. And Fede, also called „Sombra” (shade), is afraid of going to be crazy – because of the Tiger, who is haunting in his head. What fairly desolate starts, becomes in &bd...

Dances With Films Begins Today in LA! Interview with Cofounder Leslee Scallon

  Sixteen years ago when Michael Trent and Leslee Scallon’s feature length crime drama thriller didn’t get into any of the industry festivals, feeling slighted by being passed up for not having any big names attached, they decided to found a film festival. Trent’s idea would bring together the forces of filmmakers who weren’t getting play on the festival circuit just because there were no big names attached. Nine months later they had 300 submissions, and had sere...

Indie Ani's Pasha Roberts Dishes "Silver Circle" in Toto

  Intro by Quendrith Johnson Doomsday scenarios are a favorite pastime for depressives in Spring... hold on, wait a minute! That's just an alternative opening paragraph to the reality we are presented in Director Pasha Roberts' debut feature "Silver Circle." Here's the conventional opener -- Director Pasha Roberts feature debut animated film "Silver Circle" opens April, 5, at the Laemmle, NOHO.  Don't miss this missive-in-a-screed for the ...

Director's Linsanity- Evan Jackson Leong's Journey to Tell Jeremy Lin's Story

By Mike "Tak" Takeuchi   ( Scene from “Linsanity” Photo Courtesy of the Sundance Institute)  Not long ago, filmmaker Evan Jackson Leong began filming content on a subject without fully knowing what he had. Although he had an idea of what the story might be, Leong kept an open mind to see what lay ahead for a heretofore unknown aspiring professional basketball player.      Then "Linsanity" happened.   On February 12, 2...

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival reg. deadline May 1st

The 2013 Santa Fe Independent Film Festival will commence on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 and close on Sunday October 20, 2013. SFIFF presents five (5) days of independent film screenings, community events and educational workshops. Currently venues include the Lensic Performance Arts Center, CCA, The Screen and Warehouse 21 at the Santa Fe Railyard.  2013 is an exciting year for SFIFF because it marks the f

The Treehouse - submission to ÉCU 2013

The Treehouse is about two very different 11-year-old kids with similar, tragic pasts. They both want to see their moms again more than anything, but only Angela believes it possible. Faced with an uncertain future, Matthew reluctantly gives this girl's wild claims a chance, stepping into her treehouse where an intergalactic journey, and a grim destination, awaits him.  

Sueños (Dreams) - submission to ÉCU 2013

Sueños (Dreams) is a submission to ÉCU 2013 in the category European Experimental Film. The main character, K., is a woman living in a motionless and subdued reality. Her movements barely exist; her expressions are internalized. She only dares to express her feelings, her hopes, and her mobility through three dreams. In each dream she reaches a new level of existence, merging with nature and its elements.

The House at the Edge of the Galaxy

The House At The Edge Of The Galaxy" is a submission to ÉCU 2013 in the category Non-European Dramatic Short. The House at the Edge of the Galaxy is an allegorical short film about the beauty and significance of the here and now, versus the quest for the bigger and better world perpetually beyond our grasp. This cosmic tale takes place at a desolate outpost where a lonely boy is taught by a passing Cosmonaut how ...

"The Waiting" - a submission to ÉCU 2013

Across the globe an estimated 27 million people have been internally displaced by conflict.  One such conflict, on Europe’s doorstep, is between the former Soviet Republics of Armenia and Azerbaijan.  Since the crisis began some 20 years ago, many thousands have been killed; but many more people, some half a million – 6.7 per cent of Azerbaijan’s total population- have been forced to flee their homes and l ...

The Waiting - New submission to ÉCU 2013

  Across the globe an estimated 27 million people have been internally displaced by conflict. One such conflict, on Europe's doorstep, is between the former Soviet states of Armenia and Azerbaijan. Since the crisis began some 20 years ago, many thousands have been killed but many more people, some half a million - a staggering 20% of Azerbaijan's total population - have been forced to flee their homes and live like ...

The Predictable Life Of Sebastian - New submission to ÉCU 2013

  The middle-aged and skeptical writer, Sebastian, is sent a script. When he opens it he realizes he is the lead character. Trying to prove the script wrong he makes several attempts to cheat it - with no luck. When he starts to skip pages in the script he encounters alternate versions of himself. Now he has to follow the script to see if it will restore order. But will it?    

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