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2018 Independent Pilot Competition: FINAL DEADLINES APPROACHING

The 14th Annual New York Television Festival is moving to July 2018 -- FINAL DEADLINE APPROACHING!   Want to get your work in front of industry decision-makers? Don’t wait -- submit today! In 2018, NYTVF is accepting submissions for the Independent Pilot Competition (IPC). Looking to submit your produced TV pilot? Submit to the Independent Pilot Competition, the NYTVF’s flagship, annual initiative, accepting independently-produced, original television pilots and ...

Not Your Skin; Trans in America is coming out soon

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Official trailer for Brym's new documentary film, Not Your Skin is here. The film profiles 4 different families that deal with transgender issues. The film is set to hit film festivals later this year. For more info, photos, other videos and screening dates, LIKE on Facebook     ...

NYC Indie Film Festival Announces New Award for 2017!

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NYC Indie Film Festival is partnering again with SONY to award Catalyst Production Suite digital software to 12 award winners in the 2017 edition of the Festival! Submit today for your chance to win! Full details are found on the official website: https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

VISTA

VISTA is the most important cinema industry event of the region, organized by Ultracine S.A.

VISTA has evolved and grown year after year over the last six editions, being today one of the most important fairs, gathering more than 600 professionals of the industry that visit us from abroad.

In this 7th Edition there will be exclusive product presentations, exhibitions, trailers of the most important movies in the annual movie listing, meetings and lectures on distribution, exhibition, commercialization and publicity, as well as previews of new equipment and last technological advances, that will make this seventh edition a great opportunity for the entertainment business growth.

For all these reasons this edition turns to be a new appointment you cannot miss because it celebrates the cinema experience. We look forward to seeing you and share it!

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

  •  The most representative industry companies executives of the region.
  •  Movie theater chain managers.
  •  Independent movie theater owners.
  •  Distributors and production companies.
  •  State-bodies delegates, private institutions, embassies and universities.

REASONS TO PARTICIPATE

 PRESENTATIONS

Distributors anticipate the most important year premieres to the movie theater owners through exclusive presentations for Vista.

 NEW ARRIVALS

Goods and services companies show their new arrivals related to the industry: digital projections, laser lamps and sound systems, theater seats, etc.

SPECIALISTS

The most respected international specialists give lectures on the new tendencies in the entertainment business.

 BUSINESS

VISTA event is an ideal occasion to reinforce and generate alliances and business with other companies of the film industry.

 

VISTA OFFERS:

 OPPORTUNITY

A great opportunity to establish new commercial relationships and to strengthen the existing ones.

 ENTERTAINMENT

The cinema is an entertainment activity permanently growing that goes beyond crisis and consumption falls.

 TENDENCIES

The possibilities to know new tendencies and entertainment industry advances.

 

"Feast", the new animated short movie from Disney

One month ago, Walt Disney Animation Studios announced the synopsis and title of their new animated short movie "Feast". This 6'mn short movie produced by Kristina Reed premiered at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival on June 10, 2014. Such event was eagerly awaited by the public. This new gift from Disney features Winston, the dog of a young photographer. The story is told through the eyes of Winston who uncovers his master's lov...

Ron de Cana Productions Wraps 16th Film!

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Ron de Cana Productions, Inc. wrapped their 16th film on June 3rd, 2014 in Los Angeles. "Games People Play" was directed, written and produced by Dawn Westlake. DP Jon Carr shot on the CanonC500 and was assisted by gaffer Nathan Fetzer. Cary Daniels provided on-set sound mixing. "Games People Play" stars Second City legend David Razowsky and Mark Jacobson of the Samsung Mobile "Keep on Pushing" series featuring the Jamaican Bobsled teams. The film will be scored by ...

Make YOUR Movie Contest on youpix.org!

Project Greenlight Reincarnated!  Our winners make a MOVIE. "In Hollywood a script has a One in a Million chance at being produced. That sucks! At YouPix.org your script has a REAL chance at being made into a MOVIE! That does NOT suck!" Dear Screenwriters and Filmmakers, Let's face it.  We all just want to make movies.  Ever since we could remember.  We were kids with movie cameras making goofy projects with our friend...

Le livre des morts

Director: Alain Escalle.

In the rubble of a neighborhood slated for demolition, somewhere in Eastern Europe, Mikhail is grappling with his own personal demons, in the course of an ultimate journey among the ghosts trapped in the pages of a book. Faded images from the past and painful memories gradually come to life.

FILM ENSEMBLE : Imam saves jews during WW2 : successful entry on the festival circuit

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4 Festival wins for ENSEMBLE http://filmensemble.wordpress.com Paris, 1942,  Isaac a Jewish child, escapes the Nazis, he finds refuge in the Mosquée of Paris where Ahmed, (Si Kaddour Benghabrit 1830 -1962) the Imam in charge, takes him under his protection. Ahmed then started to save as many children as he could, preventing them from a certain death… Until he was arrested…   A poignant story based on true events, though it is still impossible to evaluate the...

East Doc Platform

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  SUBMIT YOUR PROJECTS from CENTRAL and EASTERN EUROPE East Doc Platform | Prague | March 4 – 10, 2013 | East European Forum, Doc Launch, East Silver Institute of Documentary Film calls for projects in development / production / post-production. Application deadline: December 1, 2012 ·         EAST EUROPEAN FORUM 5 day-workshop and public pitching. open for: 10 Central and East European projects in development and production fo...

East Doc Platform

Dates: March 4 - 10, 2013

Where: Prague, Czech Republic

Focus: narrative development, promotion, networking, co-financing, distribution – based on one-on-one meetings 

 
The 2nd East Doc Platform (EDP) edition is the largest Central and East European documentary event held March in Prague, 2013, organized by the Institute of Documentary Film. It is the meeting point for 120 East European filmmakers and producers who seek creative, financial and distribution support, and more than 70 key international festival programmers, commissioning editors, buyers, distributors, sales agents, film fund and organization representatives who will be able to choose from some of the most promising films and projects in Central and Eastern Europe.The event is organized by the Institute of Documentary Film In association with the One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

East Doc Platform draws from the unique representation of key international documentary professionals who are, in non-exclusive setting, available for informal meetings  to every participant as well as accredited observers. East Doc Platform helps quality creative documentaries to fine-tune their story and visual style, and find suitable partners for co-production and distribution. East Doc Platform is designed for documentary professionals with projects in the development, production, and post-production stage, and for professionals with completed films. 

PRODUCE A S3D MOVIE FROM CONCEPTION TO SCREEN – The last S3D Campus Training for 2012/2013!

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  S3D Campus offers soon a training combining practice and theory that will be thought by the best experts of the S3D production chain. Supported by the European MEDIA programme for 3 years, S3D Campus offers its participants an exceptional learning frame in terms of means and opportunities to build or reinforce your professional network. From November 19 to 28, 2012, S3D Campus will offer an 8-day training program on Producing an S3D Film, from conception to screen. Divided into groups o...

PRODUCE A S3D MOVIE FROM CONCEPTION TO SCREEN

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PRODUCE A S3D MOVIE FROM CONCEPTION TO SCREEN November 19 to 28, 2012 This training, unique in its conception, offers the trainee to produce a S3D short-movie pilot in 8 days. The participants are divided into groups of 5 to 7 people. They are confronted to the problematics linked to S3D content creation during practice workshops punctuated by educational breaks. Each trainee supervises the stereography of a plan/sequence with challenges to overcome. The plans are then edited and calibrate...

More Than a Festival

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April 10, 2012 By Andrea Steele Freethought Film Festival Foundation was established in the spring of 2009, with the primary focus of hosting the annual International Freethought Film Festival in a different city each year. As a 501( c)(3) nonprofit, educational organization that promotes reason, critical thinking and freedom of inquiry through the medium of film, it has grown—and continues to grow—to be much more than a just a film festival. The work of the Freethought Film Fest...

Two for One Ticket Deal to see "Covariance" in NYC

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SCENEPR is offering a special "two for one" ticket deal to their 5th Annual Love Actually Film Festival in NYC on 2/14, Valentine's Day. Featured in the line up of short films is Ron de Cana Productions' 2011 film, "Covariance". The show unspools promptly at 7:30pm. To take advantage of this special offer, please visit: http://startshop.scenepr.com/deals/luvfest-2 For more info on "Covariance", please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/ron...

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 ...

ITVfest 2012 + Pop Con LA: What is New for this Year?

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We are pleased to announce several new things in 2012, for ITVfest/Int'l Television Festival, and hope that you will consider submitting your work and/or attending this year! These items are:   2012 Dates - July 5-8 New Venue -  We are moving ITVfest to downtown LA, and will be at the LA Convention Center! Added New Event - Also, in a move to bring in a new, 'public' element, we will launching a new event, Pop Con LA. What is Pop Con? The 'Popular Culture Convention', a...

"A.L.I.C.E." Celebrated for Its Frugality in Production

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On June 6, 2011, Alex Radcliffe, writer for the BigStarTV Blog, singled out "A.L.I.C.E." as an example of masterful frugality in indie-filmmaking: http://www.bigstar.tv/blog/2011/06/06/sag-how-indie-filmmakers-can-avoid-breaking-the-bank/ For more info on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com  ...

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