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"Games People Play" at Johnstown Film Fest on 9/11!

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"Games People Play" was accepted to another US festival this week. It will play the Johnstown Film Festival in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on September 11th, 2015. Helmed and written by Dawn Westlake, the film stars David Razowsky, Mark Jacobson and Westlake herself. The film features an Ennio Morricone-esque score by Pennsylvania native GC Johnson of Acoustic Labs. For more info on the film and to see a trailer, please visit: http://dawnwestlake.com/rondecana/films/gamespeopleplay/index....

Mirror Mountain Film Festival

Mirror Mountain Film Festival brings the best in independent, alternative and underground cinema to Canada’s capital. We are a diverse and inclusive festival that welcomes all types of films and all types of people to share in the collective cinema experience. Our mission is to promote unique and original creative voices from the Ottawa-Gatineau region and from around the world. Mirror Mountain showcases innovative, groundbreaking and unconventional films in a wide variety of genres, including drama, documentary, animation, experimental, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, dance and music videos. In addition to film screenings, the festival features engaging, community-oriented activities such as live performances, hybrid media presentations, interactive exhibits, parties, panel discussions, Q&A sessions and more. Our events aim to connect filmmakers both with audiences and with one another, and to support artists through educational and professional development opportunities.

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FEARLESS

Director: Nishanthi Evani.

A confident, independent woman who tells her friend “I can take care of myself” while shooting pictures at a slum is caught in the middle of riots and her real fearlessness gets challenged. FEAR L E S S is about the innate mistrust and skepticism we carry with us despite our best efforts at being evolved.

The Short Cinema

The Short Cinema is an annual short film festival held at Phoenix, Leicester showcasing established and emerging talent from across the world with a strong focus on Midlands makers.

Offering an exciting mix of films irrespective of genre, style or budget, The Short Cinema provides local writers, producers and directors with the opportunity to exhibit their work on the big screen to a discerning audience of film-lovers.

The festival also provides filmmakers with an opportunity to meet and discuss their work with their peers, strengthening bonds with the Midlands filmmaking community.

Over the last ten years, The Short Cinema has grown from a small grassroots screening to a much bigger (still grass roots) festival. Its aim is to continue this growth, exploring and providing new opportunities for anyone involved in Midlands film to develop and exhibit their work, both in the region and around the world.

The Short Cinema will return for its tenth year on 24th - 27th August 2016.

 

Open Call for Submissionsfor the Third Annual Reel Indie Film Fest (RiFF)

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The beat goes on Open Call for Submissions for the Third Annual Reel Indie Film Fest (RiFF) DEADLINE: June 30, 2015 (TORONTO, June 8, 2015) – The Reel Indie Film Fest (RiFF) is ready to get down and dirty for 2015. The festival is currently accepting submissions for the 2015 edition. Filmmakers are invited to submit their films and music videos at www.reelindiefilmfest.com/apply. Taking place in Toronto, October 13 -18, 2015 as part of Indie Week, one of Canada’s...

Cannes: SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York launches 3rd edition and opens Early Bird submissions during the Cannes Film

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Cannes: SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York launches 3rd edition and opens Early Bird submissions during the Cannes Film Festival 2015! SR Socially Relevant (TM) Film Festival New York wrapped its 2nd annual edition after week-long screenings of 53 films from 33 countries and four industry panels in March. SR Film Festival honored Albert Maysles posthumously with the Lifetime of Inspiration Award while the festival’s special Justice and Peace Award went to Israeli Filmmaker Guy Da...

Brazilian Yellow Oscars To 4 European Films

  Rio de Janeiro, 15/05/2015 - The Brazilian born International Uranium Film Festival is a global festival dedicated to films about all aspects of nuclear power: from uranium mining to nuclear power plants, atomic bombs and atomic waste, from Hiroshima to Fukushima. The Jury of the 5th International Uranium Film Festival has now selected five films that receive the Festival's Yellow Oscar Awards 2015 and that will be honoured in Rio de Janeiro and Be...

We are open for entries for all short films

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The festival will be celebrated on the weekend of the 15th -17th of October in Grundarfjörðu, Iceland and we are now open for entries. The deadline for foreign films is on the 1st of July 2015 but Icelandic short films and music videos is on the 1st of August 2015. The Festival will be celebrated from the 16th to the 18th of October 2015. We are looking forward to receiving your films. Click here to submit your film. ...

Call For Entry - 26th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival

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26th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival – February 4-14, 2016 – San Diego, CA - USA  http://www.sdcjc.org/sdjff/ The San Diego Jewish Film Festival (SDJFF) is part of the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture (SDCJC) at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS in La Jolla, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Since its inception in 1990, the San Diego Jewish Film Festival has become one of the largest and most prestigious fe...

NAFiR ~ 'Musical Impressions of a New age Dervish'

Director: Roy Dipankar.

Nima Lavafpour is a travelling musician from Iran, who has had a deep intimate relationship with India. And ever since a child, he has been visiting and re-visiting India to discover his spiritual quest. And on one such visit, he gets to re-discover a memoir.

Taking us back in time (2007) when his band Nafir was a blend of traditional Persian and modern world fusion sounds of the tanboor, khamanche, daf or dafli, with a dash of nu-jazz guitar and steel flute intertwined with howling dervish chants & contemporary vocal styles.

This film is a musical exploration of memoirs of travels, sanguine performances, candid moments and exchange of philosophies reminding us of an age-long spiritual and cultural bond between India and Iran. For those who are following open lines of Sufism outside and beyond any pre-conceived doctrine of law or institutions.

It took 8 years for the filmmaker to shape, form and mould documented evidence into a story that unwraps and explores the Kadiri dervish form of Sufi music (Persia) and an age-long cultural & spiritual Indo-Iranian bond. This film is also a kind of a unique proposition towards building an international exchange of music and expertise between the two great nations of India and Iran, who've left a huge cultural impact on the world...

"Games People Play" selected to the 2015 Azores Fringe Festival!

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"Games People Play" has just been selected to the 2015 Azores Fringe Fest in Madalena do Pico, Acores, Portugal. The film stars David Razowsky, Mark Jacobson and Dawn Westlake, and was shot in the style of a Sergio Leone western by Jon Carr on Canon's C500. The original score was provided by Gregory Johnson of Acoustic Labs, an Alvarez-featured guitarist. For more info on the film and to see a trailer, please visit: http://dawnwestlake.com/rondecana/films/gamespeopleplay/index.htm...

The Uranium Film Festival's "Yellow Oscars" 2011 to 2014

Since 2011 the International Uranium Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro awards its "Yellow Oscar" to the best nuclear films of the festival. Now April 25, 2015, the festival will honour the winners of the 5th International UraniumFilm Festival in Quebec-City. Here is the list (pdf) with all awarded films until 2014. www.uraniumfilmfestival.org ...

Daewit /Däwit @ Berlinale Shorts - 65. Berlin international Film festival

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https://www.berlinale.de/de/programm/berlinale_programm/datenblatt.php?film_id=201504137#tab=video25   https://facebook.com/Daewit http://daewit.fabianfred.com ...

Trailer - Daewit / Däwit

Trailer of "Daewit" (oig. Däwit) by David Jansen ©2015 Fabian&Fred   http://daewit.fabianfred.com https://www.facebook.com/daewit

Poster of Daewit / Däwit

Poster of "Daewit" (oig. Däwit) by David Jansen ©2015 Fabian&Fred   http://daewit.fabianfred.com https://www.facebook.com/daewit

Daewit /Däwit @ ITFS Festival of Animation Stuttgart

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Official Selection International Competition: http://www.itfs.de/festival/wettbewerbe/internationaler-wettbewerb/wettbewerbsbeitraege-iw/   "Daewit" (oig. Däwit) by David Jansen ©2015 Fabian&Fred   http://daewit.fabianfred.com https://www.facebook.com/daewit ...

Daewit /Däwit @ Filmfest Dresden

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27. Filmfest Dresden Official Selection http://www.filmfest-dresden.de/deutsch/programm/festival+programm/festival+programm.html   "Daewit" (oig. Däwit) by David Jansen ©2015 Fabian&Fred   http://daewit.fabianfred.com https://www.facebook.com/daewit ...

Fantoche – International Animation Film Festival

The international show of animation film has become one of the world’s most prominent animation festivals and is the largest cultural event in Switzerland that is devoted exclusively to the full array of animation techniques, content and media. Since making its debut back in 1995, Fantoche has shown thousands of short and long films from around the world. It offers the very best in entertainment for young and old alike, makes new discoveries for all animated film buffs and serves as a meeting place for animation specialists in Switzerland and abroad.


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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...

VideoMaker Film Festival

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VideoMaker Film Festival, an international short film competition, now in its fourth year, is organized by the cultural association T.A.R.E. (Terapie Artistiche per Ricoveri Emozionali) and comes from the passion of a group of friends who love cinema and every expression of art, setting the goal of promoting cinema culture in all its forms and to develop and/or to arise the passion of this art in young people, to which are given the opportunity to express their creativity, emotions, brilliance through their works. VideoMaker Film Festival aims to be a repository of information, ideas, innovations and experiments. A vent, a diary of images. Art that expresses emotions and concepts even if poor in means. Inside the VideoMaker Film Festival everyone can tell the past, the present and the future, everyone can overturn or affirm, learn, communicate, reflect and invent, in a few words, making movies, making art.

Transgender L.A.T.E. Festival

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2nd Annual Transgender L.A.T.E. Festival will occur on June 6, 2015 this is a new film festival that uses the event to educate and raise public awareness pertaining to Transgender and Intersex persons in the community.  Criteria for submissions is that it pertains or has a Transgender or Intersex theme or character.  There are no submission fees.  Films are donated to the Transgender L.A.T.E. Festival for use.  Creators are encouraged to participate when possible.  Non-English speaking files require subtitles. Films are currently shown at The Tolerance Education Center in Rancho Mirage with a 72 seating capacity. Funds raised from this event are given to Transgender human rights group called TDOR Palm Springs.

ONLINE THE RULES FOR THE REGGIO FILM FESTIVAL 2015

The rules to register your short-movies at the 14th edition of the Reggio Film Festival are online. The authors from every country of the world are invited to send their works related to the theme of this year: WAIT. As usual there is the OPEN CATEGORY section, for short-movies not related to the theme. Furthermore, in agreement with the association INIZIATIVA LAICA, a special section, Laity, is dedicated t...

Queer Short 2015 - International Short Film Competition - Sicilia Queer filmfest

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SICILIA QUEER FILM FEST - QUEER SHORT 2015 International Short Films Competition (DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: FEBRUARY 28, 2015) REGULATIONS 2015 1. AIMS SICILIA QUEER filmfest - International LGBT Film Festival and New Visions is a project that aims, through film and audiovisuals, to go against any kind of social discrimination, to defend and support the culture of diversity (sexual orientation, ways of living and thinking, etc.) and to raise a greater awareness of the positive co...

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