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EFN Festival - Less than a month to submit!

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LESS THAN A MONTH TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM   ***We accept films of any genre and type: COMEDY, DRAMA, HORROR, ANIMATION, DOCUMENTARY, all are welcome***   ...

Next edition of the International Thai Film Festival 2019 will run 14-15.Sept.2019

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International Thai Film Festival 2019 is coming! (14-15.09.2019) ITFF2019 will be hold on the 14th-15th of Septermber 2019 at the amazing Ultra Arena of SHOW DC Bangkok, Thailand. For more info, visit: https://www.thaifilmfestival.com Get Your Ticket to secure your entry and pick your seat today at: https://www.eventpop.me/e/6424-itff2019 To be up-to-date with ITFF, please like / follow our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thaifilmfest ITFF is an international film eve...

NYFF54 13TH Press Conference Photos

By Maria Esteves The 54th New York Film Festival 2016 (NYFF54) Opening Night World Premiere of 13TH, press conference with writer, producer and director Ava DuVernay, moderated by festival director Kent Jones, NYFF, was held at the Walter Reade Theater Friday, September 30, 2016. Question posed to director DuVernay by members of the press "As an artist, what role do you think we need to play to bring a change?" Discussions with director DuVernay included Netflix documentary projec...

NYFF54 13TH Press Conference

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By Maria Esteves The 54th New York Film Festival 2016 (NYFF54) Opening Night World Premiere of 13TH, press conference with writer, producer and director Ava DuVernay, moderated by festival director Kent Jones, NYFF, was held at the Walter Reade Theater Friday, September 30, 2016. Question posed to director DuVernay by members of the press "As an artist, what role do you think we need to play to bring a change?" Discussions with director DuVernay included Netflix documentary project a...

Showcase your work at JFL and the 12th annual New York Television Festival - 3 Weeks Left to Submit!

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The NYTVF and Just for Laughs invite you – the comics, writers, creators, and producers on the cutting edge of comedy – to present your show ideas in an open-pitch forum at the Just for Laughs ComedyPRO Conference in Montreal on July 29, 2016. Concepts can be scripted or unscripted. Finalists in From Set to Screen: The TV Comedy Search will be selected to pitch their ideas LIVE at the ComedyPRO conference, the winner of which will be invited to participat...

Website for "Through the Pane" is launched!

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The official website for "Through the Pane", a new short film from Ron de Cana Productions, Inc. in Los Angeles, is now live! http://dawnwestlake.com/rondecana/films/throughthepane/index.html It was designed by director Dawn Westlake and programmed by Jason Luckett. The site features more info about the 6:21 film, media (trailer, behind-the-scenes reel, stills), comments, and cast-crew bios. A festival list will be kept updated as selections come in. "Through the Pane" was...

Terror Film Festival 2015 Call For Entries is OPEN

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Terror Film Festival is a blood-chilling, alien-probing, super-thrilling online international film festival designed for filmmakers and screenwriters that runs every October! And our Call For Entries is now open! We are the only film festival in the world that offers the opportunity for filmmakers and screenwriters to get major exposure by bringing the audience right to their film. Also, being online removes the shackles of venue limitations (which limits the amount of people who can s...

Dawn Westlake featured in the World of Shorts CANNES Edition!

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FEATURED in the 2015 Cannes Edition of World of Shorts Magazine is Dawn Westlake...precisely because she doesn't make FEATURES. Read the two-page spread here, available online and in hard copy at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival: http://issuu.com/daazo/docs/cannes2015/55?e=0 (There's also a quick Q&A with Westlake on the contributors' page: http://issuu.com/daazo/docs/cannes2015/5?e=0 )   ...

The Versatile Group of Hollywood: Introduces Versatile Films and Multimedia Resources, during the Cannes International Film Fest

Roster of Versatile Films and Planned Projects During the 68th International Film Festival Du Cannes, Versatile Films are being introduced to the Market by The Versatile Group of Hollywood. According to Marisela D'Baldriche, CEO and producer of The Versatile Group of Hollywood, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the roster of Versatile Film projects that will be available are listed at http://www.cinando.com/theversatilegroupofhollywood. "Latas Vacias (Empty Cans)...

Best Short Film Competition - EVER!

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Best short film competition - EVER!! The winning filmmaker wins up to $25,000 to shoot one of the top 10 scripts. Winning writer receives up to $10,000 for their short script! Writers judge filmmakers and filmmakers judge writers. It’s that simple! We fund you to collaborate. The writers review films and decide the best filmmaker. The filmmakers read scripts and decide the top 10 scripts. The winning filmmaker selects one of the top 10 scripts to shoot and we fund the production. The sc...

Christian Siriano Fall 2015 Ready-To-Wear Collection

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By Maria Esteves – February 18, 2015 CHRISTIAN SIRIANO Fall 2015 ready-to-wear runway show was held during New York Fashion Week at ArtBeam, Saturday, February 14, 2015. Fashion designer Siriano showcased on the runway an array of exotic and elegant designs inspired by the Congo Jungle in Central Africa. The collection included strapless dress in safari textured; evening gowns in silk, ostrich feathers, metallic zebra and African floral prints; turtleneck and v-neck dresses; silk turtlene...

Greg Reitman's BIO

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Greg Reitman, Film Director, Producer & Actor Greg Reitman is the founder of Blue Water Entertainment, Inc., an independent production company focusing on environmentally conscious entertainment. Widely regarded as Hollywood’s “Green Producer,” Greg produced the 2008 SUNDANCE Audience Award-winning feature documentary “FUEL.” He wrote, produced, and directed the feature documentary “HOLLYWOOD’S MAGICAL ISLAND- CATALINA” (PBS) and returns back...

Interviewed in Italian after Amarcort Film Festival!

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After the 2014 Amarcort Film Festival where Dawn Westlake's "Over A Cheever" series of four films inspired by the life and works of John Cheever were screened in an honorary session at Cineteca di Rimini on December 6th, Dawn was interviewed by Italian journalist Enrico Zoi, a guest of the festival from his native Florence. The interview was published online on January 5, 2015: http://www.esserciweb.it/cinema/dawn-westlake-vivo-sogno-cinema/ (Photo credit: Fabio Ceccarelli) For mo...

Let the Community Decide who to fund! We Fund you to Collaborate!

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Writers judge filmmakers and filmmakers judge writers. It’s that simple! We fund you to collaborate. The writers review films and decide the best filmmaker. The filmmakers read scripts and decide the top 10 scripts. The winning filmmaker selects one of the top 10 scripts to shoot and we fund the production with the entry fees. The screenwriter gets paid and their script made. The filmmaker gets funded to shoot the script. Imagine a community that reviews your work,, provides you with abu...

Joan Rivers Memorial Service Photos

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By Maria Esteves – September 11, 2014 A private memorial service for the legendary American icon JOAN RIVERS (Joan Alexandra Molinsky) was held at Temple Emanu-El, Fifth Avenue, New York, Sunday, September 7, 2014, 11:00 AM. Actress, comedienne, writer, producer, and television host Rivers passed away during New York Fashion Week, Thursday, September 4th. Opening prayers were recited by Senior Rabbi Joshua Davidson in the beautiful sanctuary decorated with white gardenias where Rivers wa...

International DJ Lil Jon Keynote Speaker at 2014 DJ Expo

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By Maria Esteves – August 22, 2014 The DJ Expo 2014 (DJExpo14) Keynote Q&A Presentation with international DJ, producer, artist and entrepreneur Lil Jon (Jonathan Smith) moderated by editor-in-chief Jim Tremayne, DJ Times magazine, at Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ, commenced Tuesday, August 13, 2:30 PM. This amazing standing-room only exclusive keynote was attended by recording artists, DJs, industry executives, producers, promoters, sound engineers, remixers and specia...

Eric Prydz Presents EPIC 3.0

By Maria Esteves – August 17, 2014 Renowned electronic dance music (EDM) DJ/producer Eric Prydz will launch EPIC 3.0 with original animation, exclusive edits and remixes at Madison Square Garden, New York, Saturday, September 27, 2014, 8:00PM. Eric Prydz (Eric Sheridan Prydz), is a DJ and producer from Stockholm, Sweden based in London, England and living in Los Angeles, California. His two record labels, Pryda and Mouseville acknowledged by Beatport are the most successful and influenti...

10 Ways to Make Distributors Totally Hate Your Guts - by Elliott Grove

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We thought this was interesting! So we are sharing!     10 Ways to Make Distributors Totally Hate Your Guts by Elliot Grove   Here are 10 ways to really annoy distributors.   1) Make it nearly impossible for a distributor to see your film Let’s say a potential film buyer misses the one and only screening of&nbs...

Let the community decide who to fund!

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We are an online competition that funds writers and filmmakers, both short and long format.   We are unique, in that we ask writers to judge filmmakers and filmmakers to judge writers.   The  winning filmmaker, as chosen by the screenwriters, chooses one of the top 10 scripts to buy and shoot, and we fund it with the entry fees.   ...

WHo Funds short films?

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Receive funding by judging scripts and having your film judged by writers. Pls share. www.writersandfilmmakers.com     ...

REVISTA CLIQUISH in Sao Paulo profiles Dawn Westlake!

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Roberto Christo of REVISTA CLIQUISH interviewed LA-based filmmaker Dawn Westlake from his office in Sao Paulo last week. http://www.revistacliquish.com/2014/05/an-interview-with-dawn-westlake.html (If you'd prefer to read it in Portuguese, click here: http://www.revistacliquish.com/2014/05/entrevista-com-dawn-westlake.html)     ...

THE END OF FACEBOOK. Ever thought of paying facebook to 'boost' or promote your film and get more likes? THINK AGAIN!

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Watch this crazy video and learn how FB is deliberately diluting your fb likes with fake people to reduce your organic reach, even if you pay to 'boost' your likes/fan page. Crazy! http://www.booooooom.com/2014/02/25/end-facebook/ ...

THE END OF FACEBOOK. Ever thought of paying facebook to 'boost' or promote your film and get more likes? THINK AGAIN!

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Watch this crazy video and learn how FB is deliberately diluting your fb likes with fake people to reduce your organic reach, even if you pay to 'boost' your likes/fan page. Crazy! http://www.booooooom.com/2014/02/25/end-facebook/ ...

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