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International Student Film Festival

by International Student Film Festival Hollywood
(Hollywood, CA)

International Student Film Festival Hollywood

International Student Film Festival Hollywood

NOVEMBER 5 - 7, 2010, Hollywood, CA. Call For Entries 2010. The International Student Film Festival Hollywood offers student filmmakers from all over the world a unique opportunity to gain the recognition of film industry leaders, creating career development opportunities in their home countries as well as in the United States.

The organization provides a unique venue for independent films by student filmmakers from around the world. The festival is open to students only. Participants must be undergraduate or graduate filmstudents. Students should be registered in elementary, junior high school, high school, college, university or private film schools. High school students will only compete with other high school students. Students of all ages and academic backgrounds are encouraged to join the event. However non-student independent films will not be accepted.

The International Student Film Festival Hollywood will offer a forum for student filmmakers around the world to showcase their films in Hollywood. An event at the center of the film industry’s home will bring worldwide attention to student filmmaking talent and artistic vision.

http://www.isffhollywood.org

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TrindieFest Independent Film Festival

TrindieFest Independent Film Festival

TrindieFest Independent Film Festival

A Truly Independent Film Festival...that’s what TrindieFest is all about. Most of the bigger festivals have become selling venues for bigger films. Our job at TrindieFest is to bring the Independent Film back to center stage. This Festival is truly about Independent Film Making.

TrindieFest 2012 will focus on independent feature films and screenplays in the following catagories:

• Drama
• Comedy
• Suspense/Thriller
• Action

EARLY BIRD ENTRIES (January 1st - March 15th)

• $50 for Film or Screenplay

STANDARD ENTRIES (March 16th - May 31st)

• $60 for Film or Screenplay

LATE ENTRIES (June 1st - June 30th)

• $75 for Film or Screenplay

WAB EXTENDED ENTRIES (July 1st - July 15th)

• Check WithoutaBox Link For Details

http://www.trindiefest.net/

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Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

by Andrew Oppeneer
(Minneapolis, MN USA)

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

The 35th Annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF)will take place April 7-23, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN.

2015 Submission Dates:
Earlybird, Sept. 1, 2015
Regular, Oct. 15, 2015
Late, Nov. 15, 2015
Extended, Dec. 15, 2015
Withoutabox Extended Dec. 31, 2015

The MSPIFF is a catalyst for artistic discovery and an essential Spring exhibition showcasing more than 200 new films from around the globe. Over 17 exhilarating days, Minneapolis, Minnesota blossoms into an epicenter of cinematic achievement as 40,000 avid film fans converge on the City of Lakes for hundreds of packed screenings, unforgettable parties and illuminating filmmaker conversations. MSPIFF’s exceptional lineup annually includes films from both intrepid new artists and influential luminaries alike, hailing from more than 60 countries.

MSPIFF champions films that cross boundaries and shatter expectations by presenting bold international and American narrative, documentary, and animated films of all lengths in both competitive and non-competitive sections. Over the past few years, juries have awarded over $100,000 USD in cash and prizes to winners of the annual Emerging Filmmaker, Documentary, and Minnesota Made competitions.

For more than three decades, MSPIFF has steadily grown from a modest regional celebration of artistic achievement into a pillar of the festival circuit. Known for its Midwest hospitality, offering complimentary accreditation to visiting guests, and featuring a one-of-a-kind travel fund to encourage filmmaker attendance, the festival provides a platform for artists to engage with audiences-and connect with their peers-along the picturesque banks of the Mississippi River.

For more information about submitting a film to the festival please visit mspfilm.org/mspiff-submissions

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Going Green Film Festival - Two thousand dollar prize

Going Green Film Festival

Going Green Film Festival

CHIPOTLE SPONSORS GOING GREEN FILM FESTIVAL - $2,000 Prize to be Awarded to the Film Matching Eco-Friendly Philosophy. Next Deadline: November 30th, 2009

Los Angeles, CA (November 17, 2009) -- The Going Green Film Festival (GGFF), a unique, firstof-its-kind film festival promoting environmental awareness and best practices, today announced Chipotle Mexican Grill will sponsor the festival with a $2,000 prize to be awarded at the inaugural Going Green Film Festival for April 2 – 4, 2010 at the Writer's Guild Theater in Beverly Hills, California.

Chipotle Mexican Grill will award the cash to the filmmaker whose film best matches or compliments their philosophy of eco-friendly food with integrity. Films with themes of “integrity" or eco-conscious food/living can be submitted to any of the 3 categories to be considered for the
prize.

In addition to serving food at opening and closing receptions, Chipotle Mexican Grill will
provide a free burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos to all attendees of the festival who provide a
ticket stub at Chipotle Mexican Grill Los Angeles locations for a week following the fest. “We are very excited to be a part of the Going Green Film Festival in its inaugural year," said Nathan Dail of Chipotle Marketing. "At Chipotle, we have always strived to find better ways to respect our food, the environment, and each other, so we appreciate the scope of the festival’s subject matter.”

The Going Green Film Festival is accepting all genres of submissions, but films must be between 10 and 120 minutes in length and have been completed between 2008 and 2010. Films may be submitted online at www.goinggreenfilmfestival.com and are being considered
for three main categories:

1) GREEN PRODUCTION, where a film’s production worked to lessen the carbon
footprint left on the planet (Any Genre Film Eligible);
2) OUR PLANET, where the film’s topic covers third world issues, ecology, nature or the
environment; and
3) HYBRID/ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION, where the film features a hybrid vehicle, bicycle, electric scooter or public transportation. (Any Genre Film Eligible)

The Standard deadline is November 30th, with a submission fee of $55 and the Final deadline
is January 15, 2010, with a submission fee $65. Each submission fee includes a $20 donation
towards Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). For every REC purchased, one megawatt-hour of renewable electricity is delivered to power grids.

Other prizes include a hybrid electric bikes, filmmaker software, film, a tree planted in the winners' names and much more. Other sponsors of the Going Green Film Festival include MovieMaker Magazine, Fuji Film, 3Degrees Inc., The Daily Green (Hearst Communications),
Clear Channel Outdoor, Indie Printing, Showbiz Store and Cafe, Google Grants, Pro8 mm, MovieMaker Magazine, Inktip, GreenMuze, Production Hub, Write Brothers, International Screenwriters, 3Degrees and Niagara as the official water sponsor with their new Eco-Air
Bottle™.

More information about the Going Green Film Festival as well as best practice guidelines for sustainable filmmaking can be found at www.goinggreenfilmfestival.com.

Subscribers to the
Going Green Film Festival e-newsletter are eligible to win two of ten free all-access passes for
the festival.

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Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival

by Helene Hagan
(Burbank, Ca. )

Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival

Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival

The Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of Cultural Affairs of the city of Los Angeles, the Amazigh Cultural Association in America, (A.C.A.A.) and the Tazzla Institute for Cultural Diversity of Burbank, Ca., is a unique event in the US, dedicated to celebrate and showcase artists, cinematographers, and musicians of the North African Berber cultures, which extend from the Oasis of Siwa in Egypt to Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, the Canary Islands and the Sahara Desert (Niger, Mali, Burkina-Faso).

Now in its fourth year of celebration in Los Angeles, the festival will focus on Morocco and will include:

Saturday, April 21, 2012
Barnsdall Theatre
4800 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles from 5pm to 10 pm

The packed program will include an opening montage on the Blue City of Chefchaouen (Rif, Morocco) of a few minutes, created by Amazigh Video Productions of Burbank, Ca; a series of beautiful and meaningful documentaries crafted by young Berber cinematographers of Morocco on the Rif Mountains of northern Morocco and the High Atlas mountains of the interior; an outstanding film, "Itto Titrit" by Mohammed Oumouloud Abbazi of the Middle Atlas region of Morocco (110 minutes) ; a Moroccan Tea reception; and a PREMIERE performance by musician, composer, artist and performer KHALID IZRI, accompanied by one of the 7 members of his band, Baptiste Argouarch on the violin. A Photo Exhibit and a short video presentation will be added by local Moroccan Berber photographer Noureddine El- Warari of Santa Monica.

Web site: http://www.laaff.org
Tickets sold on the web site and at www.itsmyseat.com
$16.00 in advance, and $20.00 at the door.

- Sunday Matinee, April 22, 2012, Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Avenue, Venice, Ca.. Special presentation and PREMIERE of the UK-Morocco 2011 film of Barney Platts-Mills "Zohra, a Moroccan Fairy Tale" (80 minutes) followed by a concert performance by KHALID IZRI and Baptiste Argouarch.

Tickets sold at the door : $15.00 - 85 seats available.

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Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival


Science Fiction invades our world in all forms and sizes—horror, drama, comedy, shorts, fan films, and feature-length films. Other World Austin brings the best of all that is SciFi to Austin. The three-day festival highlights films from all over the world, each eligible for a cash prize Audience Award.


Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival

December 6-9, 2018

Austin, TX


Other Worlds Austin has established itself as one of the premier SciFi festivals in the country. OWA is firmly committed to supporting exciting filmmakers, by giving them exhibition opportunities for films that are often overlooked on the film festival circuit.


Film Submissions generally open in February. See OtherWorldsAustin.com for submission guidelines, rules, and a helpful FAQ. Submissions can be made there, or through FilmFreeway or Withoutabox.com.


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Directors Circle Film Festival Of Shorts Cash Prizes

by Karen Thomas
(Erie PA USA)

Directors Circle Film Festival Of Shorts

Directors Circle Film Festival Of Shorts

November 10, 2011 to November 19, 2011. The Directors Circle Festival Of Shorts has officially opened our call for entries and will accept submissions internationally of short length films and feature and short length scripts in any and all genres including documentary, horror, experimental, animation, Religious/Spiritual, Gay/Lesbian and all genre of music videos for our 2011 festival.

The Directors Circle Festival Of Shorts is internationally recognized as a premiere showcase for creative, inspiring, and influential films of all types.

We will accept all forms of religious, Christian, and spiritual films and scripts including African, African American, Gay/Lesbian, Black, Hispanic, Islamic, Latino, Native/Aboriginal and student films from the United States and around the world.

Festival horror categories for scripts and films will include Horror, Thrillers, Science Fiction, Suspense, Grindhouse Horror, Horror Documentary, Horror Animation, and student horror films and scripts.

Our Film Festival shall accept music videos from around the world of cross-continent and cross-genre productions. We shall accept music videos of all ranges from pop, punk, rock, alt-country, country-western, folk, reggae, hip-hop to electronica, jazz, blues, Zydeco, industrial, gothic, karaoke, avant-garde, world music, and experimental.

Bold visions, adventurous Ideas, Skillfully crafted, Artistically inspired, projects are the kinds of films and scripts we are looking for.

The Director's Circle Scriptwriting Competition offers a $500.00 cash award to our first place winner of the 2011 competition among other prizes. The winning script will be forwarded to agents and industry professionals for consideration.

ALL competition winners, runners-up, and finalists will earn the chance to have their scripts and films reviewed by established production companies and agents in LA and NY.

Our unique film festival reaches new heights internationally for independent film festivals presenting our films in a way unlike any other film festival in the world. Viewing interactively online allows independent filmmakers and fans to take pleasure in the films world wide on the go, from work and from the comfort of their own homes. In the technologically advanced world we live in, where communication and convenience MUST be at the tips of our fingers, we knew this was the next progressive step in film festivals.

Since debuting our fest online we have gained even more recognition among the film viewing public and filmmakers, not to mention production houses and distributors because they no longer have to travel to find the next film that will make Hollywood sit up and take notice. Currently, convenience is the name of the game, especially for the independent film industry.

Our festival is presented in a video on demand system that will allow users to watch the films while remaining completely safe from download or reproduction.

Films in this festival cannot be downloaded, the films HAVE NO EMBEDDING CODE and our HTML code if copied and pasted, the films will not play, therefore they CANNOT be placed on other websites. The only time and place they can be viewed is in our festival. In short, we have gone to great lengths to set this system up to protect the safety and security of each filmmaker's film always keeping the filmmaker in mind. Basically, it is just as secure as a brick and mortar theater screening, only much better.

We made the decision to screen films exclusively online because of two reasons, first we understand that filmmakers around the world pour not only all of their time and heart into their work but also most of their money. Because of financial and time constraints independent filmmakers most times find it difficult to attend the screenings of their film. Now not only can the filmmaker attend, but all of their friends and family members can as well. In addition, the number of attendees to the festival is literally limitless giving the filmmaker much more exposure for their work.

In addition, you hear so much about the environment and global warming it got us thinking. When you realize how much power is used during the film fest – electricity for the building, natural gas for heat and the gasoline the people use to get to the fest it left one hell of a carbon footprint. By doing the whole festival on line it actually helps cut down on greenhouse gases.

Our festival will take place November 10, 2011 to November 19, 2011

Visit www.directorscircle.com for more details

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Once a Week Online Film Festival

by Mark
(U.S.A.)

Once a Week Online Film Festival

Once a Week Online Film Festival

http://onceaweekfilmfest.weebly.com/index.html
MISSION & OBJECTIVE - The festival aims to give filmmakers a greater amount of exposure by showcasing one specific film on the youtube channel for an entire week to a limitless audience.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL - Once a Week online film festival is a weekly showcase of short indie films under 10 minutes. All films showcased come directly from submissions. Every Wednesday at 10pm eastern time the highest rated film will be shown on the homepage and will remain for an entire week. Each selected film will stay on the channel forever and as the festival grows will receive more and more views. The first film will be shown on August 4th, 2010.
GENERAL RULES
All films must be under 10 minutes including credits and cannot contain nudity. Each film submitted will be rated by our judges on a very specific 1-10 scale(films will generally not be given just a 7 or 8 but a 7.6 or 8.2 etc.)
and be in consideration for an entire year. Depending on the week, the highest rated film will be showcased, so if the submitted film does not show right away there is a chance it could in a month or two depending on the quality of competition. After one year the submitted film will officially be out of competition and no longer considered.
http://onceaweekfilmfest.weebly.com/index.html

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New York City Independent Film Festival


(NYC)

NYC Independent Film Festival

NYC Independent Film Festival

NYC Independent Film Festival is a celebration of the true independent filmmaker, documentaries, short and feature-length films, music videos, and animation. Whether a submission is comedic, dramatic, or something in between, The NYC Indie film Fest is eager to embrace fresh ideas and storytelling. April 27 - May 1, 2016

The festival aims to discover the Artist Filmmaker, showcasing them to the entertainment industry and the NYC public. All NYC Indie screenings take place in the historic center of NYC, Time Square which is the perfect home for an event geared toward creating incredible opportunities for independent voices.

NYC Indie Film Festival honors the Best in Category which includes Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Super Short, Best Music Video, as well as Best Director and Best Screenplay.

The NYC Indie Film Festival provides a showcase for the best in independent cinema, including short films, feature films, music videos, and animated works. With panels, parties and a weekend long gathering of fellow indie filmmakers The NYC Indie Film Festival is the place to be.

Follow us on www.facebook.com/nycindieff

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San Francisco International Film Festival

by Adam Cuttler
(San Francisco, California)

SFIFF Call for Entries

SFIFF Call for Entries

Call For Entries for 2016 San Francisco International Film Festival

The San Francisco Film Society is now accepting submissions for the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival (2016 Dates TBD: April/May). Works in all genres, forms and lengths are considered.
Earlybird Deadline: OCT 5, 2015
Standard Deadline: NOV 9
Final Deadline: DEC 7

Tens of Thousands in Cash Prizes. The San Francisco International Film Festival, recognized throughout the world as an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation in one of the country’s most beautiful cities. Works in all genres, forms and lengths are considered.

HOW TO ENTER Entry form and information: sffs.org or withoutabox.com.

Founded in 1957, SFIFF is the longest-running film festival in the Americas. Held each spring for two weeks and highly anticipated by its loyal, passionate audiences, SFIFF is an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation in one of the country's most beautiful cities. SFIFF58 features 181 narrative, documentary, and short films from 46 countries. The festival will welcome more than 200 filmmakers and industry guests to San Francisco, including Richard Gere, Guillermo del Toro, Jason Segel, Isabella Rossellini, and Jason Shwartzman, among many others.

Refreshingly intimate for a festival of its size and scope, the Festival combines a range of marquee premieres, international competitions, compelling documentaries, new digital media work, live music performances and star-studded gala events.

SFIFF is dedicated to celebrating creativity, inspiration, collaboration and innovation and is deeply rooted in the finest traditions of film appreciation both as an art form and as a meaningful agent for social change.

Event highlights include an Opening Night screening of Alex Gibney’s insightful documentary ‘Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine’; the Centerpiece presentation of James Ponsoldt’s ‘The End of the Tour’, about David Foster Wallace; and Michael Almereyda’s fascinating ‘Experimenter’, the Closing Night film starring Peter Sarsgaard as Stanley Milgram, the scientist behind the famous 1960’s obedience experiments.

Tens of thousands of enthusiastic filmgoers flock to San Francisco to celebrate the best of international cinema.

The Festival’s awards and prizes recognize the best of international and Bay Area talent by honoring superior innovation in documentary, narrative, animation, experimental and television works.

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Vineyard Film Festival Nicosia, Cyprus

by Vineyard Film Festival
(Nicosia, Cyprus)

Vineyard Film Festival, Cyprus

Vineyard Film Festival, Cyprus

March 25-28, 2010. We are now open for submissions through Withoutabox: https://www.withoutabox.com/03film/03t_fin/03t_fin_fest_01over.php?festival_id=8613

The VFF is a non-profit festival that has been set up in order to encourage film-makers from all over the globe to take advantage of the wonderful scenery that Cyprus has to offer, give the opportunity for local musicians to play with their peers plus encourage amateurs, professionals and children to develop their talents through our workshops. It will also allow you, the public, to see up close talent you have admired from afar.

http://www.vffestival.com

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Flicks-Saskatchewan International Youth Film Festival

Flicks-Saskatchewan International Youth Film Festival

Flicks-Saskatchewan International Youth Film Festival

Celebrating it's 16th year from May 12 - 14, 2011, the Flicks Film Festival announces it's call for entries: November 30, 2010.
www.flicksfilmfest.org

Founded in 1995, Flicks produces the only annual film festival exclusively for young people in the province of Saskatchewan. Now entering its 15th year, Flicks represents a rare opportunity for children and youth to view international films they would otherwise not have the opportunity to see, and the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops taught by industry professionals. As a mature organization, Flicks has proven its commitment to the media arts in Canada as an industry, an educational tool, a cultural practice and a community-building endeavor. This year our festival dates will be May 12th - 14th 2011.

Please head to our website, www.flicksfilmfest.org for the order form and more information.

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BBC International News ‘My World’ Short Documentary Competition

by BBC World
(United Kingdom)

No-one sees the world the way you do. Make and enter a short film about life from your perspective and you could be broadcast around the world by the BBC (Closing date 1600 GMT March 5 2010).

The BBC is looking for people to tell us the story of their world in a two minute film, with winning films assembled into sequences by leading figures in documentary film.

This page contains key information about the BBC MyWorld competition.

Please note the following

* Entrants can submit one film in any language
* Entrants can create a film of up to 2 minutes duration
* All entries must be entirely the original work of the entrant
* When possible, we would prefer entries to be submitted in 16:9 Aspect Ratio
* If you would like to include music in your entry, you must only use music which has been written and performed by you.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/specialreports/myworld.shtml

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AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN CINEMA Film Festival NYC

by TLAPR Agency, LLC
(Washington, DC, USA)

African American Women in Cinema

African American Women in Cinema

AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN CINEMA 13TH ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL. This landmark three-day event continues to highlight the work of aspiring and prominent women filmmakers of African, Latin and Asian descent throughout the Diaspora. There will be a special screening of the original production "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" starring Ntozake Shange, Lynn Whitfield and Alfre Woodard, along with a special "Conversation with Ntozake Shange."

The AAWIC film festival line-up includes a special screening of the film 'Promised Land,' followed by a Q&A segment with the filmmaker & audience.

Thursday, November 18, 2010
Opening Night VIP Reception
6:00pm - 7:30 pm, Ticket Needed
Location: EPOCA, 136 W. 31st, NYC
Special Honorary Awards Presentation
Honorees: Producer Lisa Cortes and Producer Grace Blake
8:00 pm, Special Film Screening "Promised Land"
Location: Helen Mills Theater, 139 West 26th Street, NYC
Question and Answer Segment with the filmmaker Yoruba Richen
Hosted by: Raqiyah Mays, Broadway Night Out

THREE DAY EVENT DATES:
November 18 - 20, 2010

Tickets Needed:
$10 - $35
Ticket info: http://aawicfestival.eventbrite.com
*Special Student Rates

Event Info Website:
www.aawic.org

EVENT DETAILS:
The 13th Annual African American Women in Cinema (AAWIC) will present awards to three notable filmmakers:
? Ms. Lisa Cortés, Executive Producer, Producer, President of Cortés Films
Credits include: Precious, Tennessee, Shadowboxer, The Woodsman and Sangam.
? Ms. Ntozake Shange, Award-Winning Play writer and Poet
Credits include: For Colored Girls, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf, Some Sing, Some Cry: A Novel and Betsey Brown.
? Ms. Grace Blake, Executive Producer, Associate Producer, Production Supervisor
Credits include: Silence of the Lambs, School Daze, Boomerang, Lean on Me, Prizzi?s Honor, The Cotton Club and The Wiz.

On Friday, Nov 19, there will also be a program which highlights a focus on the "Next Generation of Filmmakers." Location: Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis Performing Arts School, 120 West 46th Street, NYC

The evening will consist of film screenings by youth filmmakers, followed by Q&A. Honorary Host: SaCha Stewart, star of the Broadway Hit "Fences," starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.

On Saturday, November 20, 2010, there will be a Closing Reception
from 6:30pm ? 9:30pm, Ticket Needed.
Location: New York City College of Technology, 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY. Special screening of the original production "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" starring Ntozake Shange, Lynn Whitfield and Alfre Woodard.
A special "Conversation with Ntozake Shange." Special Honorary Award Presentation to Award Winning Writer Ntozake Shange.
Moderated by: Felicia R. Lee, New York Times, Co-Sponsored by New York Women in Film & Television.

ABOUT AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN CINEMA
For over a decade, the AAWIC International Film Festival has served as a Celebrity filled line-up of events, which supports the vibrant work of women filmmakers. The annual festival both honors trailblazing women filmmakers of African, Latin and Asian descent throughout the Diaspora, as well as highlight their remarkable work.


For media inquiries contact TLAPR Agency, LLC @ (O) 866-538-6040 or tafia@tlapr.com. Due to the popularity of this film festival, tickets are on a first come first serve basis! Tickets can be purchased at http://aawicfestival.eventbrite.com. Limited seating!

CONTACT INFORMATION:
TLAPR AGENCY, LLC
(O) (866) 538-6040
tafia@tlapr.com

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New York International Independent Film Video Festival

by Juan
(New York, NY)

Sacred Game

Sacred Game

SACRED GAME Screening. Sacred game follows four friends in a weekend get away... at a moment between life and death. The men's path collides with a traumatized woman lost in the forest; and their destinies are forever altered.

Fantastic collective dreamlike episodes expose the men fears and inner struggle — the irrevocable curse brought on by the mysterious woman's appearance, the battle between church and legend, and a hunt that turns into a fight for their survival. Only when it's all over, the tragic reality of their life ultimately becomes clear. SACRED GAME is a weekend of horror amongst friends.


Saturday, October 24, 2009
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: City Cinemas Village East.
Street: 181 2nd Avenue at 12th Street
City/Town: New York, NY

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Glendale International Film Festival

by Velvet Rhodes
(Glendale CA USA)

Glendale International Film Festival

Glendale International Film Festival

The Glendale International Film Festival is an exciting national and international film festival in the beautiful City of Glendale, California, all film makers are welcome. Our wonderful venue is the MGN FIVE STAR CINEMA, where you can have dinner and a movie, relax in comfortable reclining chairs, eat and drink and make merry! Special awards are given to film makers residing in the Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena and Los Angeles areas. International, national and local films are invited as well as web series, short shorts, new media animation and student films.

Glendale International Film Festival - October 9-11, 2014
Submission Deadline - June 30, 2014

This festival is dedicated to the memory of SCOTT J. FOSTER of Idyllwild, California who was the inspiration for the creation of this festival. Scott recently passed away, but will live on in this festival. A special award is being presented in his honor "THE SCOTT J. FOSTER AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM MAKING."

And a Screenplay Contest with a cash award for BEST SCREENPLAY!

Each film that is submitted is watched from beginning to end by our programmers and judges, so you know you will receive proper consideration of your creative work.

The best part of the Glendale International Film Festival is that all of our awards will be cash awards and be presented by our sponsors. Your award will consist of a certificate with the name of your film and a nice check!

Submit today via online screener! Submit here: https://filmfreeway.com/festival/GlendaleInternationalFilmFestival. Or mail your dvd or screenplay to the address below.
Awards & Prizes.

ALL AWARDS WILL BE CASH AWARDS AND PRESENTED BY OUR SPONSORS

Categories for Awards

Feature Film - any genre 1 hour or more
BEST FEATURE FILM
BEST DIRECTOR - FEMALE
BEST DIRECTOR - MALE
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS

Short Film - any genre under 20 minutes
BEST SHORT FILM
BEST DIRECTOR - FEMALE
BEST DIRECTOR - MALE
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS

Short Short Film - any genre under 10 minutes
BEST SHORT SHORT FILM

Web Series - any genre up to 7 episodes 15 minutes or less each episode
BEST WEB SERIES
BEST DIRECTOR - FEMALE
BEST DIRECTOR - MALE
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS

Student Film - any genre any length
BEST STUDENT FILM
BEST DIRECTOR - FEMALE
BEST DIRECTOR - MALE
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS

International Feature Film - any genre 1 hour or more
BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
BEST DIRECTOR - FEMALE
BEST DIRECTOR - MALE
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS

International short Film - any genre under 20 minutes
BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM
BEST DIRECTOR - FEMALE
BEST DIRECTOR - MALE
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS

BEST SCREENPLAY

SPECIAL AWARDS - OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF GLENDALE, CA ONLY
BEST FILM MAKER IN GLENDALE, CA
BEST STUDENT FILM MAKER IN GLENDALE, CA

SPECIAL AWARDS - OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF PASADENA, CA ONLY
BEST FILM MAKER IN PASADENA, CA
BEST STUDENT FILM MAKER IN PASADENA, CA

SPECIAL AWARDS - OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF BURBANK, CA ONLY
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THE OAXACA INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL

Oaxaca International Film Festival - Central Mexico

Oaxaca International Film Festival - Central Mexico

November 8-11, 2010. Oaxaca, a main epicentre of culture in the Americas for centuries, is proud to announce the OAXACA INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL.

Central Mexico is proud to host this premiere cinematic event, showcasing films exploring a broad range of subject matter and spanning multiple genres.

The Festival will also play host to the OAXACA INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE COMPETITION and will be held from November 8-11 of this year.

Independent filmmakers from each continent will be competing for nearly $80,000 USD worth of cash and prizes with the winner of the prestigious AGAVE award for Best Film walking away with $10,000 USD cash, a complete travel package to and from the event, a special festival screening, syndicated media coverage, and a private screening with 25 of the industries top distribution executives.

Every film submitted to the 2010 Oaxaca International Independent Film and Video Festival is eligible for a private screening with all or part of the 25 top distribution executives upon request of said executives.




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International Film Festival of Kerala

by Sajal
(calicut kerala india)

International Film Festival of Kerala

International Film Festival of Kerala

Kerala, a tropical paradise, is recommended by the National Geographic Magazine as one of the 50 ‘must-see’ destinations of the world. Marketed as God’s own country Kerala (kera+layam) which literally translates as abode of the coconuts and as legend goes it is the land that was reclaimed from the Sea.

From mountains to the sea, from rock to sand, lush greens to bright reds, spicy curries to sweet payasams, calm rural spaces to bustly urban centres kerala has as much variety in colour, texture and experiences, that takes more than lifetime to live and absorb completely.
Kerala boasts of one of the most cine-literate and discerning audiences in the world. Cinema and politics are two abiding passions of the people of Kerala. Bizarre experiments in the medium, with few takers elsewhere, find vociferous votaries here.

The International Film Festival of Kerala is a yearly event organised by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy on behalf of the Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala. The festival is recognized by the FIAPF thus making it part of a prestigious circle of specialized festivals. The 15th edition of IFFK will be held at Thiruvananthapuram (formerly known as Trivandrum), the capital city of Kerala in the South of India from 10th - 17th December 2010.

IFFK boast’s of an exclusive and extremely popular Competition section restricted to films produced or co produced in ASIA, AFRICA & LATIN AMERICA within the last year of the festival cycle. The usual sections include world cinema, documentaries (in film formats), short fiction (in film formats), retrospectives, homage’s and tributes.

Over the years, the festival has attracted an ever increasing number of entries and our distinguished juries have a tough choice in deciding on the prizes and there is the prospect of winning attractive cash awards.

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Massachusetts Independent Film Festival

by Chris Di Nunzio
(Boston,MA)

Massachusetts Independent Film Festival

Massachusetts Independent Film Festival

The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival is a truly independent festival. We are dedicated to showcasing a wide variety of films from all genres. Everything from dramas, art house fare, to horror and thrillers that some festivals unfairly ignore are welcome here. Every year we look to shine the spotlight on New England filmmakers, but we're also on the lookout for independent voices all over the country and world. We give real independent filmmakers a chance to screen their work, and interact with a broad audience.

Location: Boston,MA

Dates: 9/20/2012 to 9/23/2012

Call for entries: Started on 2/15/2012 to 8/15/2012

There is no prizes but we will name best of categories like Actor/Director and so on.

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Austin Film Festival

by Hatley Moore
(Austin, TX)

Austin Film Festival

Austin Film Festival

Austin Film Festival; October 13 - 20, 2016. Known as “The Writer’s Festival” since its inception, the Austin Film Festival celebrates films built on strong storytelling. AFF recognizes the importance of the creator at the core of filmmaking and screens the highest caliber narrative, documentary, and animated films — all of which demonstrate the power of a well-told story.


Austin Film Festival - October 13 - 20, 2016



  • Early Bird Deadline: March 30

  • Regular Deadline: May 20

  • Late Deadline: July 6


Submit your documentary to Austin Film Festival!


Austin Film Festival is now in full swing and we want to see your documentary feature or short. We’re looking for docs that inhabit a solid narrative structure and relay a fully-formed and impactful story.


We’re excited to announce our Documentary Short winner will be eligible for an Academy Award. In addition, we will have industry A-listers serve on our Documentary feature jury, such as P.O.V. and Oscilloscope Laboratories’ representatives.

The prize will be $2500 for the Documentary Feature and $1000 for the Documentary Short, in addition to reimbursement of one round-trip airfare and stay in Austin, Texas during the festival. That’s not to mention the attention and press you’ll get for screening your film at AFF. Each year multiple documentaries go on to find distribution.



If you submit online through our website (not Withoutabox) you will receive $5 off: www.austinfilmfestival.com


Austin Film Festival furthers the art and craft of filmmaking by inspiring and championing the work of screenwriters, filmmakers, and all artists who use the language of film and television to tell a story. In addition to an 8 day film festival and 4 day Conference, we offer Year Round Events, a Young Filmmakers Program, a TV show, Radio show, Podcast and more!


AFF provides filmmakers an invaluable platform among industry professionals and film-lovers. Offering A-list jurors, amazing venues, and an opportunity to network and learn, Austin Film Festival is the place to be this October. All of AFF’s juried categories—Narrative Features, Documentary Features, Narrative Shorts, Student Shorts, Animated Shorts, Dark Matters, Documentary Shorts, and our brand new category, Comedy Vanguard—have cash awards. In addition to the competitions, all submissions will be eligible to screen out-of-competition in special sections such as the Texas Independents Series. On top of all that, the winning films in the Narrative Short, Documentary Short, and Animated Short categories are Academy Award®-eligible!


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Out Of Africa International Film Festival

by Mumbi Hinga
(Sydney, Australia)

Out Of Africa International Film Festival

Out Of Africa International Film Festival

Out of Africa International Film Festival (OOAIFF) is committed to discovering and developing African filmmakers to reach their greatest potential in film and to provide the global audience with original and creative films.

Entries are welcome from every genre from emerging to established film makers.
The selection committee are expected to evaluate thousands of submissions, after which
films will be chosen to be screened at the festival.

Out of Africa International Film Festival
Nairobi, Kenya
www.outofafricafilmfest.com

Through the networking platform there are programs, through which filmmakers will be discovered, supported, and inspired to create world record films that appeal to a global audience in their originality and creativity.

There will be screening of high-calibre selections of new-release features, documentaries and short films from all over Africa and outside Africa.

Awards & Prizes

1. Shujaa (Legend) Award
2. Ushindi (Victory) Awards
3. Wananchi's (Audience) Choice Awards

Rules & Terms

Eligibility
To be eligible for the competition:
1. Entrants must comply with the entry Rules and Regulations including all deadlines, film length, entry materials and any other that have been set.
2. Non-English language works must have English subtitles at the time submitted. Dialogue lists will not be accepted.

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International Documentary Challenge

by Kat Touschner

The International Documentary Challenge returns to Hot Docs in 2011! Now in it’s 6th year, The International Documentary Challenge returns to the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto. This year's challenge takes place March 3-7, 2011 with registration now open. Hot Docs dates are April 28 - May 08, 2011.

The Doc Challenge is a timed filmmaking competition where filmmakers have 5 days to make a short non-fiction film (4-7 minutes.) All of the registered participants make their films during the same time period (March 3-7, 2011) and are required send off the film by the deadline.

Filmmakers are assigned a theme (past themes include Dreams/Nightmares, Change) and must choose between 2 assigned documentary genres (such as Character Study, Music, 1st Person, etc.) These two requirements provide a challenge to filmmakers, as it will shape the content and direction their film takes.
The top 12 films, determined by a panel of judges, premiere at Hot Docs where the Winners are announced. Three major awards (with cash prizes) will be presented: The American Documentary/P.O.V. Award, The Documentary Educational Resources (DER) Award and the Best Film Award (presented by the Documentary Channel.) Additionally, viewers may screen the films and vote for an Audience Award winner on the Doc Challenge website. After the premiere, there are additional theatrical screenings in major cities, national television exposure and a DVD release of the best films.

This year, Doc Challenge's newest Presenting Partner, The Documentary Channel, will present the Best Film award and select many of the finalists for National US Broadcast! (9 films from 2010 were selected for national broadcast on the Documentary Channel)


Check out the Doc Challenge website where you can learn more about the event, view films and hear directly from past participants about their exhilarating experiences:

http://www.docchallenge.org/

IMPORTANT DATES:
Registration opens on January 3, 2011
Early Registration Deadline: February 1, 2011
Final Registration Deadline: March 2, 2011
Doc Challenge: March 3-7, 2011

Space is limited - only the first 300 teams to register will be accepted.

Complete details and entry forms can be found at www.docchallenge.org

The Doc Challenge is produced by Doug Whyte and Kat Touschner of KDHX Community Media.
www.kdhx.org

The 2011 Presenting Partners include Hot Docs, The Documentary Channel, American Documentary/P.O.V., Documentary Educational Resources and Typecast Releasing. Supporting partners include the International Documentary Association, the Documentary Organization of Canada, DocuMentors, the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Dokufest, Docs In Progress and the 48 Hour Film Project.

The International Documentary Challenge.
Real Life. Filmed Real Fast.

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Thailand International Film Destination Festival

by Tao Tanyuvardhana
(Bangkok, Thailand)

Thailand International Film Destination Festival

Thailand International Film Destination Festival

We are proudly inviting Filmmakers to a remarkable event called "The Amazing Thailand Film Challenge 2014". It's the event gathering film makers from around the world to come and make short films here in Thailand in order to help us promoting the country. Please help us promote the competition. The event period is between 20 - 29 April 2014. This Film Challenge is a part of "Thailand International Film Destination Festival 2014". The challenge has been separated into 2 classes: Students class and Professional class. If any Filmmaker is interested in joining the competition or would like to know more details, please contact: atfc.thailand@gmail.com or visit The official website page is http://www.thailandfilmdestination.com/ or our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/438263379598616/598362696922016/?notif_t=group_activity. The application deadline is on 27 March 2014.

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Snowtown Film Festival

by Terry Brennen
(Watertown, NY, USA)

Celebrating Winter Through Film!

Celebrating Winter Through Film!

The second annual Snowtown Film Festival will be held January 29-30, 2016 in Watertown, New York. Help us "Celebrate Winter Through Film" once more by submitting your short film, contacting us about your locally produced feature film, or attending the events.

The festival will offer official film selections, a juried film competition and family-friendly film workshops in downtown Watertown, New York.
Call for Entries: (early deadline Nov. 1; final deadline January 1)

Snowtown Film Festival accepts short-length films from around the world. Submissions will be assessed based on overall quality, and with consideration of visual impact and storytelling. Some weight will be given to any elements of cold or winter in the film, or any connection to Northern New York.

All submissions will be reviewed by our committee, and submissions that meet the eligibility criteria will be fully considered for prize selection.
More information: www.snowtownfilmfestival.com
Submit your short film at
https://filmfreeway.com/festival/SnowtownFilmFestival

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Ophiuchus Short Film Contest

by Ophiuchus
(Philadelphia, PA)

Ophiuchus: Last Days of 2012 Short Film Contest hosted in Philadelphia. A great story currently available online and in stores is currently hosting a short film contest. The basic theme of the story involves the role of UFO’s in the bible leading to an Alien/Zombie Apocalypse. This will be a great opportunity to have your work showcased in front of an audience, work with a great screenplay as well as receive online exposure and recognition for your efforts.



Length of short films should be no less than 3 minutes



Entry Fees

March 1-31 No Entry Fee

April 1-30 $35

Final Submissions May 1-31 $50



Winners Announced

June 2010



Cash Prizes

First Place $500

Second Place $250

Third Place $100



Awards

Best Short Film

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Most Convincing Scene

Best Graphics

Best Sound Effects

Short Film with most Views

Short Film with most Comments



How winners will be decided:

Contestants will upload there short films to you tube, combined with the amount of views, comments, and a panel of judges up to 13 winners will be decided. Chosen videos will be showcased in front of a live audience and used for new website launch.



Event/Showcase

Will be hosted in Philadelphia, location TBA. The event will include an award ceremony, appearance from the author and book signing.

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Newport Beach Film Festival

by Newport Beach Film Festival
(Newport Beach, CA)

Newport Beach Film Festival

Newport Beach Film Festival

Set in beautiful Newport Beach, a few blocks away from spectacular coastline and less than an hour from Hollywood, the Festival will host several premieres, galas and yacht parties for a singular festival experience. Films will be shown throughout the city that boasts one of the largest movie consumer groups in the world, a rich filmmaking history as well as fine dining, shopping, and exceptional recreational activities.

In addition, the Newport Beach Film Festival offers film-goers a rare opportunity to meet the filmmakers. Directors, screenwriters and cinematographers eager to share their work will provide an exclusive inside look at the industry during post-screening Q&A's.

The Newport Beach Film Festival was named one of the “25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by Movie Maker Magazine.

Founded in 1999, the Newport Beach Film Festival has evolved into a prestigious multicultural event, attracting over 40,000 attendees to Orange County. Since its inception, the Festival has presented many acclaimed films such as the U.S. Premiere of Crash and other notable films including Waitress, Son of Rambow, Paprika, Broken English, The King of Kong, Layer Cake, The Illusionist, Art School Confidential, Emmanuel's Gift, Mad Hot Ballroom, Dogtown and Z Boys, Castle in the Sky, Born into Brothels, Pieces of April, Sexy Beast, as well as anniversary screenings of classics such as The French Connection, Sunset Boulevard, The Outsiders and Endless Summer. Through tributes, special screenings and seminars, the Festival has honored film industry notables, including Haskell Wexler, Robert Wise, Henry Bumstead, Elmer Bernstein, John Waters, Alan Arkin, Bruce Brown, Greg MacGillivray and McG. In 2007 the Festival hosted Ten Decades of the Duke, The Official John Wayne Centennial Celebration.

The Newport Beach Film Festival will take place April 21-28, 2016. Submissions now open until February 2016.

More Info: http://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com/

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Carmarthen Bay Film Festival

by Kelvin Guy
(Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales)

Carmarthen Bay Film Festival

Carmarthen Bay Film Festival

Carmarthen Bay Film Festival 2022 has gone from strength to strength over the years. From our first festival in 2012, we have gone from 35 submissions to well over 1000 from 70 plus countries for our 2020 festival. Not only have the submissions increased over the years, but the number of filmmakers and festival patrons attending has as well.

Our 2022 festival will be our 11th festival, and we intend to be live and in person at the impressive Ffwrnes Theatre in Llanelli, the jewel in the crown of Carmarthenshire Theatres here in Wales. We will also be screening online on the Sparqfest Film Festival Platform.
The CBFF team are already working on a fantastic programme to complement the selected and in competition films, which will be announced closer to the festival.

It's all about the celebration of excellence and our motto is:
‘Excellence Should Be Seen On Screen’ and we will always be a champion of independent film.

Films Judge by Industry Jury,
Widely promoted Festival,
Committed to Transparency,
BAFTA British Short Film Competition Qualifying Festival
BAFTA Cymru Qualifying Festival
IMDB Qualifying.
Find out more at www.carmarthenbayfilmfestival.co.uk

*******

Carmarthen Bay Film Festival is all about encouraging and supporting independent film and cinema here in Wales the UK and Internationally. The 2016 Carmarthen Bay Film Festival will be back once again at the Stradey Park Hotel in Llanelli, Wales.

Carmarthen Bay Film Festival - May 9-13, 2016
Submission Deadline - January 31, 2016

You can enter through the festival website at www.carmarthenbayfilmfestival.co.uk
or online by using one of the many festivals submissions partners. Just choose one that suits you best!

The festival is not about making vast amounts of money off the backs of film makers, but giving them the opportunity to have there films screened and judge fairly. We operate as a not for profit community group. Which basically means all money from submissions and sponsorship goes towards making the festival bigger and better year on year.

It's all about fairness. Our motto is ‘This festival is honest.’ The festival is and will always be, a champion of independent film!
For more information please visit our website and follow us @cbffwales on twitter and facebook.com/CarmarthenBayFilmFestival

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4th Athens International Short Film Festival Psarokokalo

by Athens International Short Film Festival
(Athens, Greece)

Athens International Short Film Festival

Athens International Short Film Festival

4th Athens International Short Film Fesitval Psarokokalo
1-7 February 2010. INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION/ SPECIAL SCREENINGS/ EXHIBITION/ MASTERCLASSES/ PARTY

Venues:
Greek Film Archive (48, Iera Odos Str. & M.Alexandrou Str, 104 35 Athens)
Νιxon (Agisilaou 61B, Kerameikos, Athens)

Check out the programm, www.psarokokalo.gr

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Mental Health Channel Online Film Festival (MHC OFF)

by Maryosha
(Austin, TX)

Mental Health Channel Online Film Festival (MHC OFF)

Mental Health Channel Online Film Festival (MHC OFF)

The MHC Online Film Festival celebrates and promotes filmmakers who, through excellent storytelling and filmmaking, raise awareness and understanding of mental health issues.

www.MentalHealthChannel.tv/film-festival

Deadlines:
July 31, 2015 - Regular Deadline - Entry fee: $15
August 31, 2015 - Late Deadline - Entry fee: $20
October 1, 2015 - Official Selections released
October 2-22, 2015 - Viewers vote for Audience Award
November 1, 2015 - Jury and Audience Award Winners announced

Awards:
The Audience Award and the Jury Award will be chosen from these Official Selections, and will remain online for 3 years, and recognized as the 2015 Award Winners.

Audience and Jury Award Winners will each receive a cash prize of $500 plus one half of all proceeds from the Entry Fees. One film may win both awards.

Guidelines:
-MHC OFF celebrates and promotes filmmakers whose work aligns with the MHC mission of awareness and public benefit
-All styles welcome: Documentary, Narrative, Animated, Experimental or Music Video
-All Official Selections will be webcast on the Mental Health Channel, potentially to millions of viewers, and promoted through MHC web and social media networks
-Jury and Audience Award Winners will each receive $500 plus half of all proceeds from Entry Fees
-Short films only – 20 minutes or less
-Filmmakers may submit multiple entries
-High production value required
-Films may have been produced any time in the last 10 years

More About the Festival:
The MHC Online Film Festival (MHC OFF) seeks to celebrate and promote filmmakers who, through excellent storytelling and filmmaking, raise awareness and understanding of mental health issues. The films in our Official Selection do this in creative and surprising ways. We opened the festival to all genres of short films (under 20 minutes) and have documentaries, narratives, animations and experimental films all represented. It's an eclectic mix of high-quality films.

More Info: www.MentalHealthChannel.tv/film-festival


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Lancaster PA Area Film Festival

by Jason Prugar
(Bethlehem, PA )

Lancaster Area Film Festival

Lancaster Area Film Festival

The Lancaster Area Film Festival is a filmmaker’s film festival hosted by 81st Street Productions and Stunod Pictures Entertainment. Organized by 81st Street Production’s Bryan M. Schaefer, Mark Pennell and Stunod Pictures Entertainment’s Jason Prugar, the festival was created because Lancaster has been devoid of any amateur film events in the early 21st century.

A current boom in the Arts and the high rate of tourist traffic to the area made Lancaster an ideal choice for the festival.

When:

June 2, 2012

Where:

Penn Cinema
541 Airport Rd
Lititz, PA 17543

Films Start: 12pm
Tickets: $16

Category Awards
Best of the Short Shorts: $100
Best of the Shorts: $100
Best of the Feature Shorts: $100

Grand Prize Award:
Best of the Festival: $500

Viewer selected Award:
Best Actor or Actress: $50 restaurant gift certificate

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New York International Children's Film Festival

by NYIFF
(NY, NY)

New York International Children's Film Festival

New York International Children's Film Festival

New York International Children's Film Festival, February 26 - March 20, 2016, the #1 Film Fest for children and teens, is now accepting submissions!

2015-2016 Submission Fees and Deadlines
SHORT FILMS (under 40 minutes)
Early Deadline: Received by Sept 9, 2015 - $40
Final Deadline: Received by Oct 7, 2015 - $60
Student Deadline: Received by Oct 7, 2015 - $25

FEATURE FILMS (40 minutes or longer)
Early Deadline: Received by Oct 7, 2015 - $75
Final Deadline: Received by Nov 11, 2015 - $100
Student Deadline: Received by Nov 11, 2015 - $50

What we want:
Each year the festival scours the globe to present a highly selective slate of the best animation, live action, documentary and experimental film from around the world. We are looking for creative, original, non-formulaic short and feature films that support our mission to create a more dynamic film culture for children and teens.

We often program films that were not created with a young audience in mind, but are received passionately and enthusiastically by attendees ages 3-18 nonetheless. We are not shy about showing films with mature themes, subject matter, language or sensibilities.

Prior New York International Children's Film Festival Prizes:
Filmmakers of selected films will receive:
-All Access Pass to the #1 Children's Film Festival in the Country
-Exceptional Visibility with 100% Advance Sold-Out Screenings
-A-List NYICFF Jury: Frances McDormand, Matthew Modine, Michel Ocelot, Gus Van Sant,
Susan Sarandon, James Schamus, Evan Shapiro, Uma Thurman, John Turturro, Christine Vachon
-Audience and Prestigious Jury Awards
-Free New York City Accommodations

About NYICFF
Established in 1997, NYICFF is North America's largest festival of film for children and teens, with attendance of 25,000 and a marketing reach of over 2 million. The cornerstone of our work is the annual film festival which takes place in March at theaters around New York City. The festival premieres 100 exceptional new films from around the world, plus filmmaker Q&As, receptions, panels, workshops, retrospectives, audience voting and the NYICFF Awards Ceremony.

More Information: New York International Children's Film Festival

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American Film Market

by American Film Market
(Santa Monica, CA)

American Film Market 2009

American Film Market 2009

November 4 - 11, 2009 Santa Monica, California
The American Film Market is produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance.

The AFM transforms Santa Monica. The Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel and the Le Merigot Beach Hotel are converted into a busy marketplace. All 23 screens on the Santa Monica Promenade and the surrounding community become AFM screening rooms for the entire eight-day event and eight digital and video screening rooms are added just for the AFM. Participants may view more than 900 screenings of approximately 500 films - 31 new films every two hours - the majority of them world or U.S. premieres. Titles range from big budget blockbusters that will be released by the major studios in the U.S., to lower budget art and genre films recognized at international film festivals, all destined for theaters and television around the world.

With 8,000 attendees, 900 screenings, and seminars programmed by leading industry organizations, the American Film Market continues to be the pivotal destination for independent filmmakers and business people from all over the world.

http://www.ifta-online.org/afm/about.asp

FAVORITE FILM PITCH

People's Choice Awards & American Film Market
Present the Contest for Favorite Film Pitch

The People's Choice Awards (PCA) and American Film Market (AFM) have teamed to create an unprecedented Favorite Film Pitch contest. The Favorite Film Pitch Contest is an opportunity for writers and filmmakers to get their pitches in front of producers, distributors and, in a unique twist, the voting public.

Pitches will be recorded live November 7-10 on a mini-set at the American Film Market. Each pitch will be limited to two-and-a-half minutes.

Afterward, the AFM will assemble a group of industry leaders to select five finalists. Their pitches will be posted on www.PeoplesChoice.com ? the official PCA Website ? following CBS' broadcast of THE 2010 PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS in early January, allowing fans to choose the ultimate winner: the film they would most like to see get made.

In addition to receiving the Favorite Film Pitch award, the winner will also receive an AFM 2010 package that includes full access for two to the AFM, including seminars and conferences; airfare for two to Los Angeles; hotel for five nights in Santa Monica; and scheduled meetings with producers and distributors.

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Cinema at the Edge Film Festival

by Michelle Danner
(Santa Monica, CA, USA)

Cinema at the Edge Film Festival

Cinema at the Edge Film Festival

Cinema at the Edge – Independent Film Festival
4 days of screenings, parties & artist programs that celebrate independent film making.

Cinema at the Edge Film Festival
April 7-10, 2016
Santa Monica, CA
Deadlines - November 2015 to February 2016

*Films competing in narrative feature, documentary & short film categories will be eligible for Jury and Audience awards in which winners will have the opportunity to screen their film for industry professionals working in international film production & distribution.
*Winners of the jury & audience awards in each category will be considered for acquisition by industry professionals working in international film distribution.
*Great chance to gain exposure & additional opportunities for global distribution
*Previous celebrity honorary chair & film jurors include: Brett Ratner, Susan Sarandon and John Singleton.

A major festival for independent film. The cinema at the edge in Santa Monica, CA is one of the “Top 10 destination film festivals in the world,” It screens over 60 films, mostly by new filmmakers and rising stars. Come and join this Los Angeles film festival.

Phone: 310 • 399 • 3666
Fax: 310 • 399 • 2898
Skype: Edgemar.center.for.the.arts
2437 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405
http://www.cinemaattheedge.com
info@edgemar.org


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