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Firstglance Film Festival Philadelphia

New categories, new awards and named one of the 40 indie friendliest companies in the US and one of the 25 BEST FILM FESTIVAL INVESTMENTS by Moviemaker Magazine.Open to all filmmakers from around the world from student films to professional. Categories range from Features to shorts in Narrative and Documentary, Animated Shorts, Music Videos, WebSeries Pilots, Student Shorts and Studio and Indie 3D films.  All Official Selections receive an award package. Over $60,000 in prizes awarded in 2011, New sliding scale Grand Prize, with 5,000 cash prize for each 1000 entries and 500 cash prize to categories receiving over 200 entries. All Features are eligible for a RED CARPET premiere screening in Las Vegas calued at over $25,000 USD and allows filmmakers the possiblity of theatrical distribution in the states for a revenue sharing distribution deal and keep all your rights.

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Slamdance Film Festival has announced 15 film and screenplay prize winners in three categories

The 14th annual Slamdance Film Festival has announced 15 film and screenplay prize winners in three categories who will share more than $200,000 in cash and prizes, plus, for one winner, guaranteed production of a feature film.  The just-concluded Festival in Park City, Utah, received over 3,500 submissions from 25 countries for less than 100 programming slots. There are three competitive divisions at Slamdance:  Grand Jury, Audience and Writer Awards, in addition to a Special Award given by K...

Slamdance jury members

Slamdance jury members for 2008 have been selected and are as follows:Since 1983, Skizz Cyzyk has made more than 50 short films and videos, many having won awards and screened at festivals all over the world. He is the Founder/Festival Director for MicroCineFest, the Programming Manager for the Maryland Film Festival, an advisory board member/juror for Alabama's Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival, served ten years as technical supervisor/projectionist for the Atlanta Film Festival, and on juries a...

Slamdance parties and events

The Slamdance Film Festival, now in its 14th year, has always prided itself on the eclectic, exciting, something-for-everyone mix of people, parties and events that it brings together every year in Park City. The 2008 Festival will remain true to that tradition, providing unique professional and social outlets for filmmakers, industry executives, the media, and the general public. As always, Slamdance will run concurrently with the Sundance Film Festival, January 17-25, in Park City, Utah. Slamd...

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The Slamdance Film Festival, reveals line up

The Slamdance Film Festival, the movie showcase with a sole mission to nurture, support and introduce truly independent works, has announced its feature film slate and special program schedule for the 2008 fest, which takes place in Park City, Utah, January 17-25. Now in its 14th year, Slamdance has established a unique reputation for premiering new films by first-time writers and directors working within the creative confines of limited budgets.  As always, Slamdance is featuring an interest...

Indie Film Nation Podcast #070 for 22nd March 2007

Interview with Peter Baxter (co-founder) of Slamdance Film Festival and Will Slocombe (Director) with Ben Kolak (co-Producer) of Crime Fiction (USA) dramatic feature film Music Gotta Be Mine by Laura Clapp available on PMN My Glass Eye by Beth Thornley available on PMN Click here to listen to the show...

Slamdance Doc: RED W/O BLUE

Sunday, January 21-- I applaud the Slamdance documentary programmers for selecting the fascinating film RED WITHOUT BLUE, directed by Brooke Sebold, Benita Sills, and Todd Sills. After several screenings at the Sundance Film Festival Sunday, I walked up Main Street to the screening rooms of Slamdance and into the World Premiere of RED WITHOUT BLUE. At this point I vaguely remembered why I wrote this movie down on my screening grid. I actually wasn't even quite sure what it was about. However,...

Slamdance Arrives with WEIRDSVILLE (Red Carpet Photo Gallery)

Friday, January 19-- With over 3,500 films submitted, the 13th annual Slamdance Film Festival opened with the World Premiere of WEIRDSVILLE directed by Allan Moyle and starring Scott Speedman (FELICITY), Wes Bentley (AMERICAN BEAUTY), and Taryn Manning (HUSTLE AND FLOW, 8 MILE). In attendance from WEIRDSVILLE: Scott Speedman, Wes Bently, and Allan Moyle. In addition, Slamdance President/Co-Founder, Peter Baxter attended the Red Carpet Arrivals. WEIRDSVILLE revolves around one crazy n...


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