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Ruby Mountain Film Festival calling

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The 2012 Ruby Mountain Film Festival will take place in Elko, Nevada on September 27-30th. RMFF presents approximately 60 films, several panels, an Opening Night Gala, Awards Ceremony and many other special events over the course of the 4 day festival. Set right in the heart of Cowboy Country and against the majestic backdrop of the Ruby Mountains, Elko plays host to filmmakers, distributors, and film enthusias...

The Good Dog! Film Festival

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The First Annual Good Dog! International Film Festival 2012 – Call for submissions. Calling for Short drama, documentary, animation, comedy, experimental, music videos and films by kids. Duration under 15mins and must be a dog or dog related story Good Dog! is unique and has set up its kennel in the heart of the dog mad suburb of Balmain New South Wales Australia. The first festival will be the un-missable event of 2012. Good Dog! aims to nurture, support and promote independ...

Call for entries for the trinidad+tobago film festival now open

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  The call for submissions for the 2012 edition of the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), which takes place from 19 September to 02 October, is now open. Presented by Flow, the ttff seeks to highlight excellence in filmmaking through the exhibition of films made in the Caribbean region, including Latin American countries in the Caribbean Basin; by Caribbean people of the diaspora; and by international filmmakers that reflect Caribbean culture and way of life both in the region...

TEEN TRUTH Film Festival

The TEEN TRUTH (TT) FILM FESTIVAL was developed to provide more youth the opportunity to be heard in order for audiences across the nation to be challenged by the filmmakers' voice and empowered by their message. Using the same core principals that made TT successful, the TT: FILM FESTIVAL is focused on furthering the positive TT movement by featuring the artistic voices of the best student filmmakers from across the country. 

Held in several states across the country and judged by both youth and industry professionals, it promises to be an inspiring celebration of student created content. Please hurry and submit at www.withoutabox.com

Please submit:  teentruthlive.com/filmfest/

 

 

CALL FOR ENTRIES: THE NORTHWEST OHIO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

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DEFY EXPECTATIONS. From July 6 to July 8, 2012, the City of Lima and the Northwest Ohio Film Foundation (NWOFF) will bring to you the Northwest Ohio Independent Film Festival (NWOIFF) that will be held primarily at The Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Lima, Ohio! The inaugural festival was a resounding success in 2011 (known as The Van Wert Independent Film Festival.) The Northwest Ohio Independent Film Festival and the City of Lima, Ohio will defy expectations in 201...

EROTIKOS FILM FESTIVAL INTRODUCES HOSTESS NANCY-SUTTON PIERCE

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The first-ever international Erotikos Film Festival will take place September 15-22, 2012, at the notorious Super-Inclusive Hedonism II Resort and Spa in Negril, Jamaica and will feature Nancy Sutton-Pierce as the hostess. Sutton-Pierce is author of As You Desire Sex column at anewscafe.com and radio personality on The Conscious Living Show.  Her new book “A Guide for Men…10 Keys to Unlock Your Woman’s Sexual Desire” was released November 2011.   Her focus is to educate those...

The 2012 Derby City Film Festival now open for submissions

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The Derby City Film Festival is now accepting submissions for it’s fourth annual edition. More than 1000 attendees watched 60+ independent films from five countries over three days during the third DCFF which was held in February of this year. Films can be submitted by either downloading the submission form from the DCFF website or through withoutabox.com (WAB). This is the first year the festival is using withoutabox.com for submissions. WAB streamlines the submission process fo...

Indie Cinema Series

Next ICS Fest!

FILM FESTIVAL FOLLOWS UP THEIR INAUGRUAL EVENT WITH MORE MEDIA INVOLVEMENT

ICS founders gear up for their 2nd event amid glowing reviews Los Angeles, CA -August 2nd, 2011- "I was thoroughly entertained and blown away at the caliber of talent showcased at the Short Film Festival. The filmmakers have a bright future ahead of them."

David T. Wagner (co-writer of "Van Wilder" and "The Girl Next Door") Panelist, March 2011 ICS Indie Cinema Series kicked off the first event of its kind in March in front over 100 attendees that included directors, actors, producers and movie lovers. The night included a red carpet entry, appetizers, drinks and the opportunity to network with up and coming filmmakers. Chosen films were screened and given notes from invited industry panelists.

To follow up their last event, ICS plans to include more media presence, additional sponsors and a new category, "Best Student Film," for invited student filmmakers. The Best Student Film winner will also walk away with a mentorship with one of the three production companies heading ICS.

Invited industry panelists at ICS on September 25th include, independent producer and studio executive, Andreas Olavarria; distribution consultant and producer, Sheldon Brigman; and Kevin Tancharoen, director of the 2009 remake of Fame.

Filmmakers can register by calling 424.835.0144, on our website at www.indiecinemaseries.com, or

www.withoutabox.com.  Registration is $40. Accepted films will be notified. Entry into the evening is free and includes appetizers, red carpet and media.  Make sure to like ICS on http://www.facebook.com/pages/Indie-Cinema-Series/126833710710008.  

CHECK the ICS web site for the announcement of the of Celebrity Panelists for March 25, 2012 premier!

Student Films Welcome!

FILM FESTIVAL OFFERS FILM STUDENTS A CHANCE TO MENTOR WITH AWARD WINNING DIRECTORS

Best Student Film Award offers students a mentorship with ICS founders

Los Angeles, CA -August 2, 2011-In an effort to create more opportunities for student filmmakers, the Best Student Film category has been added to Indie Cinema Series. The student film that takes home the Best Student Film Award will have the opportunity to mentor with one of the three production companies heading the event.

"The Indie Cinema Series basically takes the principles of a regular film festival and combines them with meaningful notes from well known actors, directors, producers, and screenwriters, who serve on the guest panel. As filmmakers, we submit to many film festivals, yet are never given notes on our work. ICS provides filmmakers with an opportunity to learn what works and what doesn't in their projects. By creating an environment where filmmakers can grow their craft, we encourage a community of elevated art through film."-Marisilda Garcia

Panelists at the September 25th event include, independent producer and studio executive, Andreas Olavarria; distribution consultant and producer, Sheldon Brigman; and Kevin Tancharoen, director of the 2009 remake of Fame.

Filmmakers can register by calling 424.835.0144, on our website at www.indiecinemaseries.com, or

www.withoutabox.com. Registration is $40.  Registration for students is $30.00. Accepted films will be notified in late August. Entry into the evening is free and includes appetizers, red carpet and media.

CHECK the ICS web site for the announcement of the of Celebrity Panelists for March 25, 2012 premier! 
www.indiecinemaseries.com

IFQ Film Festival Nov. 10th - 13th

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Independent Film Quarterly Film & New Media Festival - NYC Submission Deadline: July 29th, 2011Festival Location: New York City Independent Film Quarterly Film & New Media Festival is a first of its kind where a film magazine brings together both new media and film in a competitive-festival setting. The Festival will screen a selection of short- and long-form works that exhibit strong personal visions combined with the highest standards of artistic merit and technical achievement. Th...

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...

Wild Rose Independent Film Festival

The Wild Rose Independent Film Festival will be held November 3-10, 2011 at the Fleur Cinema and Café in Des Moines. This artsy, hip and indie -friendly theatre/coffee house/bar/cafe has proven to be a fun and convenient venue also allowing attending filmmakers and audience close proximity to a wide variety of shops, restaurants, bars and music. Just 5 minutes from both the Des Moines International Airport and Downtown Des Moines, the Fleur has proven to be a very popular location!

The KahBang Film Festival 2011 will debut a new and unique format, with a new focus on Comedy films

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The KahBang Film Festival approaches on April 8th 2011, festival organizers are proud to announce a new award given on the grounds of the exemplary achievement in Cinema to a filmmaker, actor, or actress, who is connected to Kevin Norwood Bacon in 6 films or less, acknowledging the success the recipient has achieved by being so closely connected to Mr. Bacon.   Why Kevin Bacon?  The legend speaks for itself.  Kevin Norwood Bacon left home at age 17 to pursue an acting career ...

Call for entries to the trinidad+tobago film festival/11

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Presented by Flow, the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) seeks to highlight excellence in filmmaking through the exhibition of films made in the Caribbean region including Latin American countries in the Caribbean Basin, by Caribbean people of the Diaspora, and by international filmmakers that reflect Caribbean culture and way of life both in the Caribbean and the Diaspora. The Festival screens films in 35mm, NTSC Digi-Beta and NTSC MiniDV formats. Entries of various length...

The Napa Valley Film Festival Launches at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival

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Marc Lhormer, Chef Michael Chiarello and Susan Sarandon - Photo courtesy of NVFF On Monday, January 24th, Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) Co-Founders and Directors Brenda and Marc Lhormer announce the first annual Nappa Valley Film Festival at their launch party at The St. Regis Deer Valley during The 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The NVFF is an official Sundance Institute Associate. "If the Napa Valley Film Festival's party at Sundance was an indication, my home town ...

Call For Entries New York No Limits 2011 Spring Film Series

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New York No Limits is proud to announce its second Call For Entries this year with the 2011 Spring Series.  We are very proud to have created this series and we are excited about the response for the 2011 Winter Series. The plan for New York No Limits Film Series from the beginning has been to initiate an ongoing year festival that provides a platform for new, young and innovative filmmakers to use as a sounding board to expand their audience and explore their craft. We are pleased to an...

Submit to The 1st Annual Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood (Winter Session)

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Call for entries are now open for the winter session of The Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood which takes place on January 19th 2010 at the Award Winning Whitefire Theater in Los Angeles California.  The LACFH is here to provide independent filmmakers with the opportunity to have their work recognized, judged and awarded.  Operating as a quarterly festival, we pride ourselves on being able to showcase entertaining domestic and international materials from talented independent filmmak...

Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood

The LACFH is here to provide independent filmmakers with the opportunity to have their work recognized, judged and awarded.  Operating as a quarterly festival, we pride ourselves on being able to showcase entertaining domestic and international materials from talented independent filmmakers 4 times a year.  21 awards will be up for grabs between the 9 categories. Also, all films submitted through withoutabox.com will receive a title page on IMBD.com.

 

Visit:  www.hollywoodcff.com or www.withoutabox.com 

Poppy Jasper Short Film Festival

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The Poppy Jasper Short Film Festival invites you to submit your film to our Withoutabox website (www.withoutabox.com) for competition in our seventh annual festival.  Our San Francisco Bay Area-based festival honors the vibrant film talent that creates short films (30 minutes or less). MovieMaker magazine last year called the Poppy Jasper Film Festival “one of the top 25” in the country for its focus on filmmaker experience. Two new special awards have been added to this year’s film f...

Mile High Horror Film Festival

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The 2010 inaugural year Mile High Horror Festival announces its call for entries! This October Denver, CO will host this truly independent cinematic THRILLRIDE at HIGH ALTITUDE! To celebrate our founding year, we are planning a two-day film festival with activities, events, and most importantly independent horror films! Submission categories include Feature Length Films, Shorts, Local Colorado Films, Animation and Student Films! For general information and to submit to the festival visit www.withoutabox.com and search “Mile High Horror Film Festival.” Earlybird deadline – May 1st 2010 Regular deadline – July 15th 2010 Late Deadline – August 31st 2010 WAB Extended Deadline – September 15th 2010

NYCIFF.Festival/fest21.com

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We have the capability to Showcase your movie in 3D Submit to www.NYCIFF.com$ 5 off if you submit via  Fest21 or www.Withoutabox.com   ...

N Y C Films Festival (New York films festival)

NYC FILMS FESTIVAL August 12th to 19th, 2010 Submissions open November 2nd 2009 GENERAL The mission of the NYC Films Festival is to help new talented filmmakers to reach the best possible audience for their work. Since submission of a film constitutes acceptance of these Entry Rules & Regulations (by filmmakers and their agents), please review this document carefully. CATEGORIES: ◦ Narrative Feature Films ◦ Narrative Short Films ◦ Documentary Films DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES NOVEMBER 2, 2009 Submissions open Earlybird deadline November 3 to January 4, 2010 = Features 60 minutes up $ 25 Earlybird deadline November 3 to January 4, 2010 = Shorts up to 30 minutes $ 15 OFFICIAL ENTRY DEADLINE January 4th to April 30th 2010 Features 60 minutes up $ 30 January 4th to April 30th 2010 Shorts up to 30 minutes $ 20 LATE DEADLINE May 1st to June 30th, 2010 Features 60 minutes up $ 50 May 1st to June 30th 2010 Shorts up to 30 minutes $ 30 **ENTRY FEES ARE IN US DOLLARS, PER FILM AND NON-REFUNDABLE. NOTIFICATION DATE: Filmmaker will be notified by email, phone or fax approximately July 10th 2010 OPENING GALA August 12 closing August 19th 2010 COMPLETION DATE No Requirement for completed by date PLACE OF ORIGIN Projects may originate from anywhere in the world NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILMS Must have English subtitles PREMIERE STATUS No premier requirement DISTRIBUTION STATUS Projects may have distribution HOW TO ENTER Apply online at http://www.NYCFilms.com or via http://www.fest21.com and mail all required entry materials (see below) ENTRY MATERIALS 1) Entry form copy 2) Copy of payment by credit card. 3) 1DVD of the film, formatted for Multi-zone or for Zone 1 (North America) labeled with the work's Title, Running Time, Director(s) name(s) Please do not put adhesive labels on the disc unless it is a professional output job (if burning yourself, use a permanent marker to write all the information. ** ENTRY MATERIAL WILL NOT BE RETURNED ** MULTIPLE ENTRIES Each entered work must be accompanied by its own entry form and by a separate DVD IF YOUR WORK IS SELECTED You must fulfill the following requirements by the date(s) designated by the Festival upon invitation: (1) You will be required to execute a release and agreement wherein you (i) accept responsibility for obtaining any and all clearances necessary to exhibit your film at the NYC Films Festival, warrant that you have the rights necessary to exhibit your film at NYC Films Festival indemnify and hold harmless NYC Films, LLC at its affiliates against any claim arising out of exhibition of your film at NYC films Festival. (2) You will be responsible for delivery of the exhibition copy of the invited work in one of the Exhibition Formats specified below to the address designated by the Festival. The Festival will arrange and cover the cost of the return shipping of your print or video after the conclusion of the Festival. We recommend shipment via courier in order to permit the tracking of your entry once it leaves your hands. • We exhibit in 35mm, 16mm and HDCAM. • Due to our limited capacity to project 16mm, the Festival reserves the right to request that work originally in that format be supplied to us in HDCAM. • Films in competition will be required to provide a second exhibition copy to accommodate juror screenings. • The Festival may request additional exhibition copies to allow for multiple screenings at more than one venue. (3) You will provide a properly completed and signed official NYC FILMS “Film Information Form” including all press and publication assets as specified in the “Materials Checklist” (4) You will provide at least one DVD copy of the finalized and completed film for Festival archives. FESTIVAL SECTIONS Films invited to participate in the NYC FILMS FESTIVAL will be shown in the section Festival programmers determine most appropriate in their sole discretion. In Competition: World Narrative Features *Open to works from all regions. *Eligible for: Best Narrative Feature, Best New Documentary Filmmaker, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress. World Documentary Features • Open to works from all regions. • Eligible for: Best Documentary Feature, Best Director. Shorts (narrative and documentary - under 30 minutes) • Eligible for: Best Narrative Short, Best Documentary Short, and Student Visionary Award. • Student short films must be produced through an accredited educational institution. • Shorts will play either in a shorts program or before a feature film. AWARDS • Unless otherwise agreed to by Festival programmers in writing, awards will be given to the winning film director (as identified in the Film Information Form). • Award eligibility is subject to any restrictions or conditions imposed by applicable laws and regulations (international, federal, state or otherwise), and the award recipient is responsible for all applicable taxes, customs, tariffs, insurance and similar charges or costs (if any). • All new feature-length works are eligible for the “Audience Award” regardless of section. • All feature-length shot in NYC are eligible for the “Best New York Narrative” and “Best New York Documentary” awards. (Must be at least a NY premiere.) • 2010 Awards listed in the above Festival sections are subject to change. SHIPPING ADDRESS All submissions must be sent prepaid (including any applicable customs fees) to: NYC FILMS c/o Roberto Rizzo Attn: ENTRIES – “Film Title” – SHORT or FEATURE (Label appropriate category on outside of package) 1 UNIVERSITY PLACE 9C New York, NY 10003 USA

AmericaFree.tv Launches First Annual Virtual Film Festival

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AmericaFree.tv, LLC (AFTV) www.americafree.tv,a leading Internet streaming Television and Movie broadcaster, today announces its first online independent virtual film festival with a call for submissions from filmmakers of all genres. The festival, one of the first “all virtual” film fests, will honor films with awards, exposure to the AmericaFree.TV audience, and a $2,000 grand prize. AmericaFree.TV will present the Grand Prize winner with a physical screening in Los Angeles to meet Academ...

The Vampire Trailer Contest Comes to the Web!

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Vampire Fest 2009 has a created a unique opportunity for aficionados of vampire cinema. We are allowing you, a member of the most discerning audience on earth, to help us select which films get into the festival in this special Audience Category. The Vampire Trailer Contest has premiered on our own YouTube channel. Please join us at our revamped site at www.vampirefilmfestival.com to watch and on our YouTube channel. The films connected to those trailers with the highest ratings and comments...

Boston Underground Film Festival 2010 Call for entries NOW OPEN!

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Submissions are now open for the 12th annual Boston Underground Film Festival! Hey freaky filmmakers and film fans! We love horror, we love sci-fi, we love weird docs, we love features, shorts, animation, experimental and music videos. It's time to heed the call of the bizarre and the insane! Past filmmakers included in the fest: Doug Buck, George A. Romero, Rodrigo Gudino, Rob Cotterill & Jason Eisener, Frank Henelotter & more! We seek the alternative...

ITVfest is Accepting Submissions!! Independent Television Festival 2009

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INDEPENDENT TELEVISION FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED The 2009 ITVFest – it is your chance to share your creativity and talent and the only place to get your independent webseries and independently produced television pilots seen. The ITVFest will accept submissions for the following categories: * Comedy * Drama * Alternative (reality, game show, etc.) * Documentary * Web Series * Non-...

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