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NEWSLETTER N° 387: October 29, 2008

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out the Festivals
posters gallery on fest21.com

Dailies from Montreal
Toronto
San Sebastian

London
Cinemed

 


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LIVE FROM THE
LONDON FILM FESTIVAL

Interview
with Marc Fitoussi
Interview with Donald Mugisha
Interview with the makers of Sunshine Barry and the Disco Worms
Interview with Giles Borg

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our daily video podcasts

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AWARDS
THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM


The nominees for the British Independent Film Awards.
AEAF Award finalists announced
Art Directors Guild's Cinematic Imagery Award to Luca
6th Zagreb Film Festival Awards
Zagreb Film Festival Awards
Guy Édoin won for La Battue at Montreal Nouveau Cinema
Sitges 2008 the Good, the Bad, the Weird
NYIIFVF Fall Event Awards

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MORE FESTIVAL NEWS

New
funding decisions and positive balance for Berlinale 2008
London Short Film Festival
Viennale facts and figures
River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival Delicatessen
Helsinki DocPoint to run for 6 days
Record 7,500 attend 2008 Tallgrass Film Festival!
11th RIDM - Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montreal
Screenwriting Expo Golden Pitch Festival
Cornwall Film Festival Workshops
Holland Animation Film about to kick off
Punto de Vista Docu Fest to screen 603
Women Film Festival in India highlights
Festival of German Films in Tokyo
Cottbus Feature Film and Short Feature Competitions
Flickerfest 2009 will start at Bondi and tou Australia onwards
10th BFM International Film Festival
Babelgum’s talent-scouting continues with film and music
videos competitions
Stockholm Fest full line up

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LIVE DAILIES ON FEST21.COM

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Diractors
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New
York
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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

Kristin
Scott Thomas homage from next Santa Barbara
SXSW Film Announces first round of cool speakers
Focus from London Festival on Actor/Director/Writer Bouli Lanners
Andrezej Wajda Retrospective at New York's Lincoln Center
Interview with Israel Film Festival founder Meir Fenigstein
StockholmFilm Festival Dedicates its 19th Edition to Sydney Pollack
Charlotte Rampling to accept award from Stockholm fest
Greenblatt and Bresler join Philadelphia film society

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

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de Tokyo récompense deux acteurs français
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Le Palmarès de Cinessonne
Festival Cinémas & Cultures d’Asie à Lyon
Etoiles et Toiles
Regards sur le Festival du Film Italien de Villerupt
Mon 1er Festival, 4e édition pour les petits
Christie atteint les 5000 installations de cinéma numérique
Contre la création d’un compte de soutien automatique
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les RIDM présentent ÉcoCaméra
Dotation impressionante au HD Film Festival

ET...

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prépare
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Cinemed: Flash Cinéma Samedi 25
Le mot d'ouverture du Président de Cinémed
La galerie de Photos de Cinemed


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FILM FROM FEST FOCUS
International
Short Film Festival Berlin Focus on Mexico
Your best 100 kids movies? KIDSFIRST! share that with us
Berlinale Retrospective 2009 70 mm - “Bigger than Life”
New generation create promising new chapter for Black British
film
The Red Spot wins its firts fest prize
Indie movies released online in sync with theatrical release

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.
Part
1
Part
2
Part
3

NEWS FROM CANNES
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SAVANNAH
FILM FESTIVAL
LIVE
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/


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 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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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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