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NEWSLETTER N° 383: October 1, 2008

AWARDS
THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM


Curtain Fell on Athens Film Fest, Pingpongkingen wins best
Rain Bird Names Finalists for 2008 Intelligent Use of Water Film
Competition
Launching International Film Guide Inspiration Award
International Film School Meeting awards from Donostia
Feature film project SHOCKING BLUE wins Kodak NPP Development
Prize
‘Pandora’s Box’ nailed highest award in San
Sebastian

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MORE FESTIVAL NEWS


Dubai to feature 3 new sections and a film market

4FF Bolzano International Film Festival
ICFF Maniki Brothers: 2 days of activities
Bright Future, Spectrum & Signals: new sections for Rotterdam
IFFR
Branchage Jersey International Film Festival wrapped
Marco Müller will deliver Keynote at next Paris Fest Summit
Europe
Dinard line up announced
Hamptons International Film Festival highlights
New from South Africa's Apollo Film Festival
13th Festival of German Films in Paris opens with JERICHOW
A heavy duty basque at San Sebastian
"I ve seen films" wrapped, and they are happy

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DAILIES ON FEST21.COM

Coming next:
San Sebastian
New York
Recent video coverage Ischia
Locarno Montreal
Toronto
and SILVERDOCS
dailies

FESTROIA dailies

More archive Blogging from
IFFS
Europe
, Palm
Beach
, The
international Doc market at Thessaloniki
, ECU,
Miami - Cinequest
-Fantasporto
- Santa
Barbara
- Berlin
- Park City -
Tribeca
Film Festival
San
Francisco
- Sydney
- Boston
Cannes
- La
Croisette Cannes
- Future
of Cinema Salon in Cannes

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FEST PLAYERS FOCUS

New
IFTA Executive Committee members
Ralpf Fiennes to receive awards in London
Bangkok International Film Festival busy red carpet
Jury pres Jonathan Demme meets the Donostia press

FESTIVALS AGENDA SUBMISSION CALENDARS
Festivals
calling for your films...
This week, this month..

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du programme
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Horreur c'est Vendredi ! :-)
Olivier Père va succèder à Fréderic
Maire
HD Film Festival : la haute définition fait la fête
!
Métissages de l’image, métissages du regard
au Quai Branly
Avant Gout du Cinémed au Mk2 Quai de Seine


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FILM FROM FEST FOCUS
Wizzard
Media catalog goes to Joost
Environmental Films Abu Dabi does some green too
4 debut films nominated for european discovery 2008
60 films in competition at Middle East International Film Fest

D-CINEMA NEWS
350 systems
commitments to date for Dolby(R) 3D
Interview with Lorenzo Branca on the VPF
Digitalization - challenge and threat
Women in Digital Cinema
The secret of Cinema 2.0

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Film Festival Tourism: a research on its rapid expansion
The previous articles provided the context for the growing
film festival tourism phenomenon. In this last installment, more
specific information is provided about the participants in festival
tourism, the services provided by the few agencies in this new
niche market, and the characteristics of the film festivals that
would most likely benefit from film festival tourism.
Part
1
Part
2
Part
3

NEWS FROM CANNES
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Photo Gallery,
Video Gallery
Short Film Corner

CALL
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DUBAI
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
December 11 - 18,
2008

The 2008 edition of the Dubai International Film Festival features
12 programmes that will showcase cinema of all genres from all
over the world : The Cultural Bridge, Arabian Nights, A Celebration
of Indian Cinema, The Cinema of the World, The Cinema of AsiaAfrica,
Emirati Voices, Children’s Cinema, Animation, In Focus,
Rythm & Reels, Screen on the Green and Lifetime Achievement
Introducing the New Dubai Film Market


ECU
THE EUROPEAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL March, 2009

The European Independent Film Festival 200ç submission
deadline of January 15th, 2009 is fast approaching. Held in Paris
in March at the prestigious Biblioteque Nationale de Francois
Mitterand the very best independent films from around the World
will be screened to large audiences competing for 16 awards in
11 categories.
For more information go to www.ecufilmfestival.com
SUBMIT
ONLINE NOW


SHORT
SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA June, 2009

Now entering our 10th year, Short Shorts Film Festival (SSFF)
has become one of Asia’s largest festival for international
short films and is one of the few Academy Award(R) accredited
short film festivals SSFF reaches audiences of 30,000 in Tokyo
and major cities in Japan. Our main festival is held for over
a week in the heart of Harajuku TOKYO!
Please note that our festival dates are tentative.
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L.A.
COMEDY SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL
March
5 - 8, 2009

This is a festival
started by funny people, for funny people. All judges are top
names in the fields of comedy and filmmaking.
If what you have is short and
people laugh at it, around here, that’s a good thing.
So,
you think you're funny? Prove it!


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SAVANNAH
FILM FESTIVAL
October
25 - November 1, 2008

Hosted by the Savannah College
of Art and Design, the annual festival presents a full range of
cinematic creativity from both award-winning professionals and
emerging student filmmakers.

Featuring the best in independent
and innovative film from around the world


http://www.scad.edu/filmfest/

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your film now


FILMSTOCK
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
6 - 16 November 2008
FILMSTOCK in the UK is on the hunt once again to fill its programme
with soulful shorts, features, and
documentaries. Open to all genres from anywhere in the world.
150+ films from 25+ countries will play alongside curated retrospectives,
themed nights and late night clandestine screenings. www.filmstock.co.uk
Deadline for entries was 16th Aug 2008...


AFRICA
WORLD DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL
February 5 - 8, 2009
Join us for the 2nd Africa World Documentary Film Festival in
February 2009 in Saint Louis USA, in Europe, and the Caribbean.
At our 2007 inaugural festival in Saint Louis USA and Lagos, Nigeria,
over $5,000 in prizes was awarded. The festival and film makers
presenting were highlighted on CNN’s Inside Africa.
At the 2nd AWDFF in 2009, we are awarding more prizes to Film
makers, along with viewing of your work on three continents under
the banner of one festival. Look out for more and join us at the
2nd AWDFF around the globe!

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your film


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