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North Hollywood CineFest

The North Hollywood CineFest will take place from April 10-13 of 2014 and will last 4 exciting days of independent film showcasing at the beautiful Laemmle NoHo 7 digital theaters located in the heart of the NoHo Arts District in North Hollywood, CA.

CALL FOR ENTRIES!

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Submit today to the North Hollywood CineFest!  The festival will take place in April of 2014 and will last 4 exciting days of independent film showcasing at the beautiful Laemmle NoHo 7 digital theaters located in the heart of the NoHo Arts District in North Hollywood, CA.  The festival will showcase films from all over the world while reaching out to the Hollywood community to provide an all-round exciting, fun, and productive festival experience with a red carpet atmosphere.  ...

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2013 LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL (Press Release)

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2013 LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL   Janis Nords’ Mother, I Love You and Ryan McGarry’s Code Black Win Jury Awards   Destin Daniel Cretton’s Short Term 12, Grace Lee’s American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs and Haifaa Al Mansour’s Wadjda Win Audience Awards   Best Performance, Short Film and Music Video Award Winners Also Revealed   Sloan Fast Track Grant and Millennium Entertainment Fellowship Given...

"Found Objects" to have African premiere at Bush Fire Fest!

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"Found Objects" will have its African premiere at the popular Bush Fire Festival in Malkerns, Swaziland, taking place 31 May to 2 June 2013. The film stars 5x Emmy Award winner Joey D'Auria, Emanuele Secci (known in Italy for his fastweb.it spot with George Clooney), and British actress Jo-Anne Krupa. The film was made with the generous support of Canon USA, Inc. as director Dawn Westlake was named a Canon Platinum Filmmaker in Hollywood. It was shot by DP Brandon Bondehagen on Can...

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...

Happy Hours panel at ColCoa 2013 - Meet The Talent

The French Film Festival in Los Angeles -- ColCoa -- which kicked off on April 15th is reaching its adolescent phase, therefore the festival gets quite bold and offers a variety of unique cinematic experiences wide open to the audience.  The Happy Hours is a highly anticipated rendez-vous throughout the week.  On April 16th, the French Delegation came to meet a public enamored of French cinema. Here's the unedited session of what was anything but a "brief encounter"!...

"Found Objects" scores South American premiere!

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"Found Objects" (2012) will have its South American premiere in the Art Deco Film Festival playing in Sao Paulo, Belem, Brasilia, and Florianopolis, Brazil between May 13-21, 2013. The film was shot in HD on the Canon C300 by Brandon Bondehagen and stars British actress Jo-Anne Krupa, 5x Emmy Award winner Joey D'Auria, and Italian actor Emanuele Secci, known in Italy for his fastweb spot with George Clooney and popular with Sundance audiences for his role in the Lena Dunham-scripte...

29th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Opens with LINSANITY

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  Great Folks, great Festival! Link to my story on Linsanity director Evan Jackson Leong http://www.filmfestivals.com/blog/mike_takeuchi/directors_linsanity_evan_jackson_leongs_journey_to_tell_jeremy_lins_story   29th LOS ANGELES ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL   A VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS PRODUCTION   www.vconline.org/festival http://asianfilmfestla.org/2013     LINSANITY HITS LOS ANGELES!! AS THE OPENING NIGH...

Female Filmmakers from Cuba to Visit U.S.

By Liza Foreman   Marking the first time that a group of Cuban women filmmakers are traveling to the U.S. to present their work in New York, Los Angeles and Miami, a new initiative backed by Women in Film, is to showcase a selection of their films for American audiences.   The showcase includes presentations at USC School of Cinematic Arts, Brooks Institute and Miami International University of Art & Design.   The Cuban women participating ...

Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles

IFFLA 2013

IFFLA 2013, April 9-14
Arclight Hollywood,
6360 W Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA

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About IFFLA

The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) is a nonprofit organization devoted to a greater appreciation of Indian cinema and culture by showcasing films, supporting emerging filmmakers, recognizing the leadership of entertainment industry performers and business executives, and promoting the diverse perspectives of the Indian diaspora.

Each year the festival is held at the ArcLight Hollywood and features a rich mix of film programs designed to build and support the growing interest in the Indian entertainment industry. This includes programming that cultivates an audience for Indian films while supporting filmmakers of Indian descent in career development as they navigate the larger studio system in Hollywood. IFFLA's creative and business programs include the IFFLA Film Fund that helps emerging filmmakers realize their feature-length narrative and non-narrative film projects; the Industry Leadership Awards created to recognize the achievements of industry executives who have contributed considerably towards the entertainment and media industry in India; the One-on-One program where industry professionals from major and independent production and distribution companies are invited to participate in meetings with the IFFLA filmmakers; and the panel discussions with speakers from the film industry.

Los Angeles Music Video Festival calling for entries

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Los Angeles Music Video Festival:  May 1-4, 2013 Call for Entries:  Submission deadline: February 15, 2013 Contact Info Website: http://www.lamvf.com/ Los Angeles Music Video Festival 251 main street Los Angeles California 90017 United States Tel: +1 781.264.4760        The Staff Sami Kriegstein Festival Director: sami@lamvf.com   Colleen Curlin Director, Industry & Media Relation...

CENTRAL PARK FIVE: A Very Important Documentary @ AFI Fest

 Sarah Burns and husband/ fellow director David McMahon were in attendance at AFI fest last week to present their new film that they co-directed along with documentary master Ken Burns, CENTRAL PARK FIVE. “This film will make you angry,” said AFI moderator upon introducing the film. “It shows how important it is to look back at history.” ...

16th Arab Film Festival opens in LA

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by Alex Deleon for <filmfestivals.com> The sixteenth edition of the Arab Film Festival (which travels to five cities in California) opened here on Friday, October 19 with a festive reception at the Screen writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. This is an intensive three day event which will screen as many films as can be squeezed into a long weekend. The opening night film was "Man Without a Cell Phone", a debut feature by Palestinian filmmaker Sameh Zoabi who has won various...

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Director: Michal Tylka.
The television crew is making a coverage from the gay pride parade in Krakow. Suddenly, the reporter sees a man willing to jump from the terrace at the main square. He's an ex-partner of a well-known celebrity...

Where Should Films be Going? From Some of the Best - Produced by 2012 Notes

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Game Changers: Where Should Films be Going? A panel including Ceán Chaffin, Michael de Luca, Mark Johnson, Doug Wick, and moderator Michael Shamberg opened Day 2 of the Produced by Conference by attempting to answer that question.  Ceán Chaffin (Producer & partner of David Fincher- Fight Club, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Social Network, The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo): "We don't have tentpole movies." The audience is harder and harder to find. "We mak...

Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas at Produced by 2012

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Christopher Nolan & Emma Thomas were humble and introspective in front of the eager audience at as they opened Produced by 2012 last weekend. Nolan and Thomas worked together in England before bringing their first film Following to the US in 1998, at a time in the US when there was a "movement of cheap films that secured distribution through the festival circuit." They submitted it to the Sundance Film Festival, didn't make it, but there met a programmer from the San Francisco In...

CinemAvvenire Official Selection

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Here we are in the Official Selection list for CinemAvvenire in Rome...and seemingly, we're the only American film accepted: http://www.cinemavvenire.it/attivita/3-cinemavvenire-video-festival-la-selezione-ufficiale For more info on "Covariance", and to see a trailer: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index.html ...

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

2012 LOS ANGELES GREEK FILM FESTIVAL LINEUP REFLECTS GREECE’S STRUGGLES

Official Trailer of TOOM TOOM TARA RARA "LIFE IS COOL" by K D Babukishan

B NETWORK & Babukishan Productions Presents: TOOM TOOM TARA RARA " Life is Cool" by Babukishan A Mystical Reality Family Drama show with a twist....Babukishan brings a unique and modern story that circles between the spiritual realm and earth. A series that will enthral the viewer as each episode seeks to capture the audience with suspense, drama and humour while Babukishan's profound story sends ...

A LIFE WITHIN - Written & Directed by Giovanni Tartaglia

Director: Giovanni Tartaglia.
A man’s life and family is tormented by strange visions and encounters, eventually leading to the shocking truth behind the mystery of what his life may really be.

March 1 & SPRING is in the AIR!

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At least it is in Los Angeles. A city that seems to always be in some transition of summer. But you can feel it. The air is cool, the breeze is warm and the sun is actually your friend rather than an annoyance. This also marks a turning point for the Los Angeles Fear and Fantasy Film Festival. The Regular submission deadline is winding down and late submissions will begin in two weeks. It also marks the time when we start to gear up for our MAY 15 opening of this years festival.  I'...

A world of HORRORS!!!

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Wow, it is really surprising just how many really, finely made horror films are out there right now. We are almost to the half-way point in our submission entries for 2012. The number of smart, well-made horror films is truly awe-inspiring! Just glad we set out 6 days to run movies and shorts! Oddly, for every twenty horror subject films we receive, we get one sci-fi or fantasy film??? Interesting. Which begs the question... are we in a time where filmmakers feel more deeply in tou...

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners List

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By Maria Esteves – February 15, 2012 The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards hosted by two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J was held at STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, California, Sunday, February 12, 2012, 8:00pm ET. Presented by The Recording Academy, produced by John Cossette Productions and AEG Ehrlich Ventures, GRAMMY Awards honored musical excellence in the recording arts and sciences to artists and technical professionals of 2011. This year’s GRAMMY sponsors were Delta Air Lines, Dial Global Radio,...

Nominated for 2 INNY Awards!

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Great news! David Razowsky (co-star in my films "Dottie", "Project Ion", "The Catalyst", "A.L.I.C.E." and "Covariance") was nominated for 2 INNY Awards today! http://bit.ly/zh4Vc1 Perfect timing since we play in "Covariance" tonight in NYC at the Love Actually Film Fest in the ShowBiz Store & Cafe, 19 W. 21st St.  For tickets to Love Actually, please visit: http://scenepr.com/events/lovefest2012/ For more info...

WHAT HAVE WE DONE

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Ashley West Leonard's WHAT HAVE WE DONE is now available in hard and digital copy. The collectible magazine features the 2011 fine art photographs of one of Los Angeles' most prolific photographers, along with commentary on them by the city's leading independent filmmakers, writers, painters and poets. Ron de Cana director/producer Dawn Westlake is featured in "photoplay" in the chapters SummerGirl and Unstuck. To order hard or digital copies, please visit: http://bit.ly/weCmDq ...

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