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Beneath the Earth Film Festival

New York's Beneath the Earth Film Festival is a year-long search for independent films that serves as a catalyst for outstanding projects to reach a global audience. Four seasonal competitions are held throughout the year during which work of high production quality, clever writing and strong performances are offered the chance to be reviewed by authorities in the film world. The winners of each season then go on to compete for the culminating grand prize. All winners will receive recognition and exposure as well as a monetary prize.

Footage Farm - Panel and Documentary Prizes!

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Special Announcement! For the 2019 festival, we are so excited to work with Footage Farm Ltd on both an excellent archive panel as well as prizes for our Feature Documentary and Short Documentary winners! FOOTAGE FARM was created in 2001 with the simple goal of offering documentary producers and film-makers easy access to public domain material without the often high costs of license fees. The prizes for our documentary winners are as follows: -The winner of the best documentary fe...

Freshflix Short Film Festival - Call for submissions

                              This season of FRESHFLIX will be held on the top floor of the Museum of Contemporary Art with insane views overlooking Sydney's Circular Quay on the first Saturday night of Vivid! It's going to be an absolute ripper!! Freshflix is once again teaming up with Vivid Sydney to present the 2018 season of stunning short films in conjunction with the Freshflix Emerging Film...

Freshflix Short Film Festival

Film submissions open until April 29 2018! Over $6K value in prizes including Rode Microphones, Final Draft editing software, camera hire, film mentorships and production music. Plus the chance to have your film screened in one of Sydney's most iconic venues in a room full of legends!

The new season of Freshflix Film Festival is set to be our biggest and best yet, with a high dose of live music, art, good food and great films. Committed to screening the best of Aussie and international talent, Freshflix appeals to everyone from diehard film buffs to your best mate who thinks shorts are things you wear. 

After seven stunning seasons, Freshflix is back for another year with a new slate of talent for the second Emerging Filmmakers’ Conference! Ask your burning questions, make new connections and settle in for a night of quality films delivered with sides of live music, art and great company! This year's event will be held on the top level of Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art, overlooking Circular Quay on the opening weekend of Vivid Sydney. 

 

 

New awards announced for 2017 NYC Indie Film Festival!

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New prize alert! 2017 Best Director winner will leave NYC Indie Film Fest with a $1,000 cash prize! 2017 Best Actor and Actress winners will have a free year-long subscription of online classes with iActing Studios (750 USD value). Submit today for your chance to win! http://bit.ly/1Jcd2Q1 ...

Montreal World Film Festival announces 1M$ Cash prizes

To celebrate its 40th anniversary the Montreal World Film Festival is introducing a GOLDEN CHELEMof World Cinema: $1 million (US) in cash prizes will be added to the awards for its competitive sections. The prize money will be shared equally (on a 50/50 basis) by the producers and directors of the winning films, in order to encourage new cinematic creation. “No other festival in the world rewards its best films in such a generous way with 13 different prizes.” stated MWF...

SF3 - SmartFone Flick Fest is Open for Entries

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SF3 is Australia’s only international smartphone film festival for filmmakers of all ages and it is now open for entries! As long as your film is shot entirely on a smartphone or tablet and it is within the six and a half minute time limit your film is eligible for submission. Everyone has a great idea for a short film and a potential movie camera in their pockets so no excuses. Here’s your chance to start filming! Enter at www.sf3.com.au   SF3 - the SmartFone Fl...

Edinburgh FF 2015: Awards

The Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film was awarded to Andrew Haigh’s 45 YEARS which received its UK Premiere at the Festival. His beautiful portrait of a fractured relationship wins one of the longest-running film awards in the UK, honouring imagination and creativity in British filmmaking. The Award was presented by actor Jane Seymour. The winner was chosen by the Michael Powell Jury, chaired by LA Times film critic Kenneth Turan with actor/director Karen...

The Awards of the 68th Festival De Cannes

    The 68th Festival de Cannes Award Winners   The Jury of the 68th Festival de Cannes, presided by Joel and Ethan Coen, has revealed the names of the 2015 prize-winners during the Awards Ceremony. After paying tribute to Jean Zay, a resistance hero and founder of the Festival, Lambert Wilson welcomed the prize-givers and winners onto the stage of the Grand Théâtre Lumière, to the sound of music playing. The Belgian actress, Cécile de France, had t...

D&AD Next Directors Award

 

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The Next Director Award is a brand new award set to unearth the best new directorial talent and promote it back to the industry. Both the winner and shortlisted directors will get incredible exposure at international screenings and through the D&AD and YouTube platforms. And to top that, mentoring from top production companies – which, for the right candidate, could turn into on-shoot experience or representation. 

 
The competition is open to new directors with less than two years professional experience. Who knows, maybe you’re Next…
 
 
 
 

The 5th Annual New York City Independent Film Festival announces prizes for this year’s Super Short Film Category.

From October 15th to 19th, this year's festival is the place to be. During the event, filmmakers have the opportunity to meet several movie professionals and exchange experiences. In addition to screening the best indie films, the festival hosts parties, ceremonies and panel discussions with filmmakers, actors, directors, producers, musicians and crew members. The most important ceremony is the Best of Festival Awards that recognizes the best in 9 categories: director, actress, actor...

Plymouth Film Festival 2016

Plymouth short film festival taking place at the Plymouth Arts Centre on 13-th 15th May 2016.

 

Showcasing a selection of the best short films from both local and national filmmaking talent, the Plymouth film festival is a chance to come and watch some amazing short films, and for filmmakers to showcase their work and be rewarded and recognised for it. We are now accepting submissions, please see awards for details of categories and eligibility.

Our 2016 event will once again encorporate the prestigious Roger Deakins Award along with Panel Q+A's and a two-part workshop with Chris Jones, author of the best-selling Guerilla Filmmaking Guides. More information about What's On and Ticket Sales can be found on our website.

Our 2016 Awards are sponsored by Affinity with Plymouth University, Plymouth College of Art, Marjon University & the Video Production Company.

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ProAm USA Announces 1st International Student Film Competition

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A.western:link { }A.ctl:link { } ProAm USA Announces 1st International Student Film Competition   Free entry and students can win prizes for themselves and their schools. Jury of professional directors, writers, and cinematographers will award four prizes and the public will vote for the People’s Choice Award.   Piedmont, SC, USA, January 2, 2014. ProAm USA, maker of camera mounting systems for filmmakers, has announced today the first annual ProAm USA Internationa...

2013 Call for Entry

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  We are now accepting submissions for the 6th annual Minneapolis Underground Film Festival. The Minneapolis Underground Film Festival- MUFF gives voice to hidden filmmakers and their buried gems. Our mission is to highlight artists, entertain our audiences and inspire filmmakers to create original work. About the Festival Sponsored and Hosted by the Film Society of Minneapolis, St. Paul at St. Anthony Main Theater, to showcase independent cinema’s most provocative and or...

Colortape International Film Festival

Is a world wide international film competition and the only festival in the world running simultaneously in many countries at the same time and under the same name. Film festival organizers are aiming to bridge cultural differences between many countries and people from different backgrounds and heritage. The festival is also aiming to make a cultural impact to people who understand & know little or near nothing about other people's culture hoping to break cultural barriers.

Munich International Festival of Filmschools

 

The International Festival of Film Schools was established in 1981. It is now one of the most important festivals for young filmmakers in the world. More than 3,500 films have been presented at the festival since its inception. More than 3,200 foreign students and professors have had opportunities to meet, enter into discussions and share their experiences with each other. 

90to5 Editing Challenge

90to5’s call for entries goes out to all movie and tv editors, film students and enthusiasts worldwide. The challenge: cut a full length feature down to 5 minutes. The catch: keep true to the original story... or create a new one. Public voting will determine the winners of awesome material and cash prizes. Go to www.challenge.90to5.org for movie download links, infos, tutorials and to upload your edit. Entry is free! Submission deadline is October 31st 2013. Vote and win at www.90to5.org.90to5 Awards90to5 Awards

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90to5 Editing Challenge kicks off!

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Get your plastic swords, razor blades and computer mouses ready – 90to5 Editing Challenge (http://challenge.90to5.org/) calls for entries: We challenge you to cut a full length public domain feature down to 5 minutes. The catch: keep true to the original story… or create a new one. Here is how it’s done: 1. Pick your favorite public domain movie 2. Start up the editing software of your choice and cut away… 3. Upload your masterpiece until August 15th 2012! Everybody is...

90to5 Editing Challenge

5 Star Award for "The Impossible Fact (El Hecho Imposible)" at the BIAFF (UK)

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Today "El Hecho Imposible (The Impossible Fact)" was screened as part of the Award Winners Show at the BIAFF in Weymouth (UK). The short received a 5 Star Award from the judging committee. Also the music clip "Hip Hop International" received a Four Star Award. Thanks to cast and crew of both projects. Without them these projects would never have been made reality. http://mysoco.org/BIAFF%202012/BIAFF%20Programme_Final%20version.pdf   ...

"Hip Hop International" has its world premier today

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The music clip "Hip Hop International" starring the extinct international Hip Hop band "I2" had its world premier today (April 14th, 2012 at 2 PM) at the BIAFF in Weymouth, UK. It also won a "4-Star Award". Here is the link and the file is attached, too: http://mysoco.org/BIAFF%202012/BIAFF%20Programme_Final%20version.pdf ...

2012 Call for Entry

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Minneapolis Underground Film Festival Call for Entry "Le Gorilla"

The 2012 Minneapolis Underground Film Festival, MUFF Call for Entry Promo. Chek our website for more info: http://minneapolisundergroundfilmfestival.com/

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