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"Pooling" to play Palma!

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"Pooling" has been invited to screen with Festival de Videodanza de Palma in Palma de Mallorca, Spain for October 2019. Filmed and edited in Barcelona by Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona, "Pooling" was conceived and helmed by Dawn Westlake and produced under her Ron de Cana Prods, Inc. shingle. "Pooling" features the dance and choreography of Marc Carrizo Vilarroig of Brodas Bros. Opening and closing animated sequences were done by Dismas & GrissyG Liza...

Pooling accepted to Shorts@Fringe in the Azores!

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"Pooling" has been accepted into the Around the World section of Shorts@Fringe at the Azores Fringe Festival for June 2019. It will be projected on June 11th in Pico, June 15th in Ponta Delgada and in Faial on June 25th. http://mirateca.com/fringe/shortsfringe/default.aspx Conceived and helmed by Dawn Westlake and produced by her Ron de Cana Prods, Inc. shingle, "Pooling" was filmed and edited in Barcelona by Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona. Choreography and dance ...

The second edition of the International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World: Courts des îles

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The APICA, an association for the promotion of images, creation, and the arts, based in French Polynesia organizes from March 7th to 15th, 2015 the second edition of the International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World: Courts des îles, in Papeete, Tahiti (French Polynesia). Entering the “Courts des îles” Festival Only a film whose director was born on an island may be in competition at the Courts des îles Festival. Registrations for ...

Second edition of the International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World: Courts des îles

The APICA, an association for the promotion of images, creation, and the arts, based in French Polynesia organizes from March 7th to 15th, 2015 the second edition of the International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World: Courts des îles, in Papeete, Tahiti (French Polynesia).

The perspective of island directors at the heart of the “Courts des îles” Festival
 

The APICA wishes to highlight island sensitivities from all over the world through their audiovisual and cinematic creations, by gathering them around a unique event: The International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World, Courts des îles.

From Java to Madagascar, from Iceland to New Zealand, from the Bahamas to Guadeloupe, from Hawaii to Tasmania… Courts des îles hopes to be an open window on island cultures, singular of pluralistic, a link between these young creators, directors from the islands of the world who tell us their stories.

Celebrating the islands of the world through a specific form of expression: short fiction films

A space for creation, experimentation, a genuine springboard for young creators, but also a formidable means to develop personal projects, short fiction films are pregnant with promise for film production worldwide, and generate great interest today from the public as well as broadcasters.

The Courts des îles Festival explores the richness, the diversity, and the uniqueness of island authors and directors’ imagination through this specific form of expression, in a different way than documentaries, which are more anchored in the real world.

A place of discovery and sharing around island creativity

A veritable journey around the world of island creativity: from Europe to Asia, from America to Oceania, and through Africa, Courts des îles is also a place of exchange and sharing for festival attendees, who will be able to contrast their experiences, their points of mutual interest, and their differences during workshops, round tables, and conferences organized around the themes of screenwriting, directing, and producing short fiction films.

Beyond the screening of short fiction films from the islands of the world, the Courts des îles Festival will give pride of place to a different island every year through the best short films that are produced there. For this second edition, New Zealand will be the guest of honor of the International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World.

Entering the “Courts des îles” Festival

Only a film whose director was born on an island may be in competition at the Courts des îles Festival. Registrations for the competition can be made on the www.filmfestplatform.com, www.clickforfestivals.com, www.festhome.com, www.uptofest.com or www.courtsdesiles.com website, and by post, until december 31th, 2014, at midnight. Registered films will be shown to a pre-selection committee, who will determine which films are selected. Titles of films entered into the competition will be revealed on February 16th, 2014.

For movies wishing to compete for the ” First movies ” Courts des îles prize, the director of the work must have realized no more than two movies submitted to an international festival of short films of fiction. The works produced within the framework of a school or of a formation can compete to the ” First movies ” Courts des îles prize.

Films in competition will be submitted to a vote by the public, for the length of the Festival, from Mrch 7th to 15th, 2015, and by a jury made up of professionals from the audiovisual sector and the international film industry. Five prizes, representing a total amount of 18,675 Euros (international flights for stranger competitors included), will be awarded:

  • the “Courts des îles” Grand Prix,
  • the “Courts des îles” Best Screenplay Prize,
  • the “Courts des îles” Coup de coeur Prize.
  • the “Courts des îles” First film Prize.
  • the Courts des îles” Audience Award.

The Awards Ceremony, during which the winners are announced, will be held on Marh 14th, 2015.

 

International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World, Courts des îles

 

2016- the third edition of the International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World: Courts des îles.

The perspective of island directors at the heart of the “Courts des îles” Festival

The APICA wishes to highlight island sensitivities from all over the world through their audiovisual and cinematic creations, by gathering them around a unique event: The International Festival of Short Fiction Films from the Islands of the World, Courts des îles.

 

Big crowd gathering for the award ceremony of Funchal Madeira Islands Film Festival

Big crowd gathering for the award ceremony of Funchal Madeira Islands Festival

A Tour on the Islands of Madeira

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In November you're welcome to take part the 3rd Funchal International Film Festival and enjoy your visit to the Island.http://www.madeiraislands.travel/pls/madeira/wsmwhom0.home...

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