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NEWSLETTER N° 386: October 22, 2008

LIVE FROM THE
LONDON FILM FESTIVAL

LFF
- Incendiary
LFF - American Teen
LFF - 1234
LFF - Dean Spanley
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE will be Closing Night Gala of The Times BFI
52nd London Film Festival
LFF - Miracle at St Anna
Victoire Terminus, winner of this year's Grierson Award
Galas and Special Screenings at London Fest

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AWARDS
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Slamdance Screenplay Competition winners announced
Hamptons International Film Festival wrapped
EFA docu award goes to REN
Gotham Independent Film Awards Nominees Announced
All Roads Film Festival Awards
MEIFF 2008 announces winners of Black Pearl Awards
Vancouver International Film Festival wrapped
The Hamptons Starfish Award goes to Boogie
Victoire Terminus winner of this year's Grierson Award
International Film Guide Inspiration Award

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DOK
Leipzig 2008 will screen 114 films from 29 countries
10th Annual EROS Film Festival
Films with a political or socially conscious pulse at DOCLISBOA
Ojai Film Festival spools out its programs
Gen X speaks with a new voice at Boston Jewish Fest
Chicago Underground Film Festival line-up
Terror Film Festival and the CLAW AWARDS
San Francisco International Animation Festival preview
ICE Film Festival in New York f
Valentino Documentary To Open Hamptons Film Festival
International Festival of Animation
ANIMACOR'08 festival in Andalusia
Visionary Dreams – worldwide at Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg
London Festival opens tonight
Asian film Festival will showcase Talents of Young Director
Hungarians in Hollywood – A Claim to Fame
New York Television Festival (NYTVF) Digital Day keynote

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of Cinema Salon in Cannes

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FEST PLAYERS FOCUS

Focus
from London Fest on Sugar: Interview with Anna Boden and Ryan
Fleck
Laurence Fishburne to be awarded at Bahamas Fest
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts tribute to Ben Weider
Emmanuelle Béart patron of Vietnam's 2nd Panorama of French
Cinema
Nigel Sumner at The Digital Media Festival
Focus from London on Eric Serrat (with Birdsong)
Wouter Barendrecht honored by Hamptons Fest

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FILM FROM FEST FOCUS
Focus
from London on Medicine for Melancholy
United Nations Association Film Festival themes Blue Planet Green
Planet
50 films compete at Zagreb Film Festival
The Paley Center for Media and SnagFilms Alliance
Celebrating Israeli Cinema At The Hamptons Film FF
Official Selection Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg

D-CINEMA NEWS
Digital
screenings from Europe's Finest at Ghent
First Digital 3D Movie Released in China
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.
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2
Part
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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
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SHORT
SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA June, 2009

Now entering our 11th 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/




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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