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Romance - Submission to ÉCU 2013

After his girlfriend dies from cancer John finds himself overweight and thrust back into a hopeless world. When a girl who claims to be Britney Spears hits on him, he can't believe his luck. She looks like a supermodel and parties like Hollywood. The only reason she doesn't dump him for someone more attractive is he keeps the party rolling... or at least that's the story he's sticking with.  

Vena Amoris - Submission to ÉCU 2013

Vena Amoris begins with a devious meeting between Aleksis, Harry, and four masked men with a white van. Harry hands Aleksis a box with an intimidating pair of pliers inside. Aleksis nods and smiles at Harry. The men in masks get in the van and the elders drive off. An unwitting James is on the phone. After an endearing conversation with his drop dead gorgeous fiancé, Milenka, James is immediately confronted with th ...

Vena Amoris - Submission to ÉCU 2013

Vena Amoris begins with a devious meeting between Aleksis, Harry, and four masked men with a white van. Harry hands Aleksis a box with an intimidating pair of pliers inside. Aleksis nods and smiles at Harry. The men in masks get in the van and the elders drive off. An unwitting James is on the phone. After an endearing conversation with his drop dead gorgeous fiancé, Milenka, James is immediately confronted with th ...

Omer Pasha-Leo's Club (Caucasian Love Returned)[MUSIC VIDEO]{Cannes Market Debut}

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http://youtu.be/61iKTXa2Na0 "Leo's Club" with numerous video editions from the musical "The Cal Crew" made its first debut at the recent Cannes Market 2012 in France based on Pasha's friends and their party life in the USA.Now out on iTunes and gearing up for more markets,festivals and local Cable TV premieres this year, both in Canada and the USA.         ...

Festival #20 Takes Producer 'Back to One'

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"Covariance" will screen in the main competition of Porto7 International Short Film Festival of Oporto, Portugal from June 13-17, 2012. http://www.porto7.com/selected-short-films-for-competition/ This is the 20th festival acceptance for the film. Ron de Cana Productions began its short film production career in Porto (and environs) in 2000 with "Mini Driver Project". For more information of Ron de Cana's films, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com  ...

Festival #13 for "Covariance"!

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"Covariance" was judged among the finalists by the jury of the Johnstown Film Festival in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA. It will be projected with the award-winning films and other finalists on Sat., June 9th at People's Natural Gas Park in downtown Johnstown. For more information: http://www.jaha.org/FilmFestival/Saturday2012.html "Covariance" stars David Razowsky and Dawn Westlake. Cinematography is by Francesco Uboldi. Editing by Brandon Bondehagen. An o...

The Luckiest Man Alive

Director: Matthew Temple.
Jon loses everything in a game of poker... and it's all down hill from there. Everything that can go wrong, does go wrong. But for each misfortune, a greater peril is averted. Until fate finally catches up to him.

ÉCU 2012 PRIZES!

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PRIZES! We have just received an exciting delivery at the ÉCU office, boxes packed with prizes from Zacuto USA for the filmmakers at the ÉCU European Independent Film Festival 2012!! Can't wait to give away these goodies to the winning filmmakers! // LES PRIX! Nous venons de recevoir une livraison passionnante au bureau d'ÉCU, boîtes emballées avec des prix pour les cinéastes d'ÉCU européenne festival du film indépendant!! On ne peut pas attendre pour donner ces cadeaux à des cinéa...

Covariance to screen in NYC in January and February!

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SCENEPR in NYC will present "Covariance" in their Love Actually Film Festival on Valentine's Day (February 14, 2012) and will give it a sneak preview at the ShowBiz Cafe in NYC at 19 West 21st Street on January 26th. Click here for more info: http://scenepr.com/events/lovefest2012/ "Covariance" has now been invited to screen in 9 festivals on 5 continents. The film was made with the generous support in the camera dept. by Canon USA, Inc. For more info, please vis...

"A.L.I.C.E." director interviewed by Canadian festival

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The Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton, NB, Canada interviews producer/director Dawn Westlake about her 2010 film "A.L.I.C.E." for the 2011 edition of their festival: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvwyf65t02I&feature=related ...

2012 Call for Entries for the 4th Annual Petaluma International Film Festival

2012 submissions are open for the 4th Annual Petaluma International Film Festival, a showcase for the independent feature and short films from around the world. Deadline: August 15, 2012. www.PetalumaFilmFestival.org

"A.L.I.C.E." to have Hollywood premiere on Hollywood Boulevard!

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"A.L.I.C.E." will have its Hollywood premiere (after playing in 30 film fests on 6 continents) on November 20th, 2011 at 6pm at DIM MAK Studios (formerly Cinespace) on Hollywood Blvd. Admission is free.  "A.L.I.C.E." was shot in Los Angeles and Joshua Tree, CA with the generous support of Canon USA, Inc. because director Dawn Westlake is a Canon Platinum Filmmaker. The film stars Los Angeles-based actors Joey D'Auria, Aketza Lopez, Dawn Westlake and David Razows...

Queens World Film Festival 2012 submissions are open.

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We are open for submissions and you can visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Withoutabox and our webiste (www.queensworldfilmfestival.com). Our first year was great, 120 films, 4 screens 2 locations, 4 days, 2 panels and everynight lots of gatherings. We are always looking for challenging films from around the world and around the corner. The edgier the better. Challenge us, Please!!!! We look forward to hearing from you! ...

Call for Entries: 2012 Tiburon International Film Festival

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Tiburon, CA: The 11th Annual Tiburon International Film Festival (TIFF) will be held April 2012 in Tiburon, California, a showcase for the independent feature and short films from around the world. Submissions are open to all genres: Fiction, documentary, short, animation, experimental, student, children, sports, music video.....from any nation in the world. Early Bird Deadline: December 1, 2011 Late Deadline: January 15, 2012 Entry Information: ...

Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17th Annual Temecula Valley Int’l Film & Music Festival Call For Entries Now Accepting Submissions for the 2011 event set to occur Sept. 14-18, 2011 Temecula, CA, (March 17, 2011) --The Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival is back, bringing you the coolest films and music from the best of contemporary filmmakers and music artists from all across America and around the globe.  Be a part of the 17th Annual Temecula Val...

A.L.I.C.E. now on five continents!

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"A.L.I.C.E." (2010/USA/15 mins.) has been accepted into its fifth festival...on a fifth continent. North America! "A.L.I.C.E." will play the Davis Film Festival in Davis, CA on April 8th at the Veteran's Memorial Theatre. Before Davis, "A.L.I.C.E." plays in the DIFF in Vina del Mar, Chile, the Angry Film Festival in Melbourne, Australia, the Cape Winelands Film Fest in Capetown, South Africa, and the Corto Helvetico al Femminile in Losone, Switze...

Democracy Is ...

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The film "Democracy is ..." by Tino Schwanemann is a controversy on democracy. Is our society really democratic? Can everyone be part of it? Or is the act of being part in democracy dependent to the access on technology, progression or any resources of information, as philosophers like Paul Virilio or Jean Baudrillard already claimed? The film is an inventory of our surrounding reality and its goal is to initiate discussions on democracy. This is the winner film of Gesellschafte...

9-Eleven, a Bollywood film ( the 1st?) shot entirely in Washington DC, US of A

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9-Eleven is the first Bollywood film shot entirely in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. So says a SAJA media alert  about a press con in Amrika. Scrolling through the list of actors, I found majorly Indian American names with 3 exceptions: Samir Stewart , Vicki Yung and Paul Singh.  So what's with the title?   ...

FUEL FEST IS GETING READY TO LAUNCH

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MAY 15th, 2010 FUELFESTAZ.COM will start.  This is going to be a great filmfest.  Unlike many festivals where your film is only shown once, you film will now go on TOUR.  Once your film and or Short is selected, it will be shown at venues across the country and hopfully the world.  This will get you the distribution deal you have been waiting for.  We will keep track of everything.  DETAILS will be on the site.  If your interested in getting involved, contact me.  I look forward to worki...

1st Oklahoma Horror Film Fest

The call for entries is open for the 1st Oklahoma Horror Film Festival which will be held at Tulsa's SpiritBank Event Center located in the Regal Plaza off Memorial between 101st and 111th. Free parking and covered parking will be available. Within walking distance is a nice Hampton Inn and a myriad of restaurants and stores.

 


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