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NEWSLETTER N° 388: November 4, 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 FORT LAUDERDALE FILM FESTIVAL

FLIFF
Centerpiece Film: PLAY THE GAME
Film In Focus: TIED TO A CHAIR
Online Shorts Competition At FLIFF
FLIFF Is First American Festival To Give Out New Filmmaker Award
FLIFF 2008 Film Poster
Sun And Celluloid At Fort Lauderdale FF

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AWARDS
THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM


MEDIMED
2008 Documentary Market Awards Eyes on the Sky

Savannah
Film Festival awards War Eagle as best feature

FLIFF
Is First American Festival To Give Out New Filmmaker Award

Emily
Atef (The Stranger in me) wins Grand Prix in Sao Paulo

Cinemed
awards to best films from Mediteranean countries

DOK
Leipzig: The Award Winners!

The
Talent Dove goes to Ilian Metev for his shortfilm „Goleshovo“

Batumi
International Art-House Film Fest Awards

Chicago
International Film Festival Awards

Art
Directors Guild's Cinematic Imagery Award to Lucas

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NEWS FROM OUR PARTNER
THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SUMMIT IN LAS VEGAS

Dec
7th-9th 2008 - Las Vegas Hilton
The 5th Annual IFFS will be the most informative and fun filled
summit to date. We are excited to announce new topics and speakers
at the annual summit, insuring that attendees at all levels –
first-timers and repeat attendees, new to the industry or seasoned
professional can all find the answers and creative new ideas that
they are looking for. With scores of keynote presentations, informative
panel discussions, breakout sessions, social activities, and the
IFFS Excellence Awards you won't want to miss the IFFS this December!

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MORE FESTIVAL NEWS

DOK
Leipzig wrapped with an Audience Day

Israel
Film Festival Opening Night Gala

Sitges
08: 41st Edition results

Flickerfest
will tour Australia early 2009!

Flickerfest
will tour Australia early 2009!

London
wrapped but the Fest season is on in the UK

New
York Film Festival 2008 notes Sept. 26 – Oct. 12

New
York IFP 2008 Creating Opportunities for Independents

Festival
Summit Las Vegas December Agenda

HRAFF
2008 set to begin

HD
EXPO ended

Coming
December 8: SFFS Film Arts Forum

London
Festival Enjoys audience and industry records

FilmFestival
Cottbus to focus on Russia

Film
Festival Molodist wrapped with a grand Gala

Tenth
Nihilist Film Fest Returns to Track 16 Gallery

Film
Festival Molodist wrapped with a grand Gala

Manhattan
Short Film Festival View and Vote in Reno

Reno
Film Festival Receives 2008 Best of Reno Award

Film
Festival Rotterdam new logo

Athens
ANIMFEST is preparing the 4th edition

Sand
and Celluloid at Fort Lauderdale Film Festival

Helsinki
DocPoint to run for 6 days

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LIVE DAILIES ON FEST21.COM

Coming
next:
Montreal
Nouveau Cinéma
Diractors
Cinemed UNAFF
LondonFilmFestival

Recent video coverage Ischia
Locarno Montreal
Toronto
San Sebastian
New Yorkand
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

Gosetti,
Cavina resign from Rome CinemaFest
Todd Heustess named new Outfest Executive Director
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival Jury selected
SXSW Film Announces first round of cool speakers

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

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THE NEWS " IN FRENCH " l'actu des festivals
francophones

Les
interviews vidéos de CINEMED
Après
la projection de "Rester là-bas" en présence
de Dominique Cabreras.
Entretien avec Dominique Cabrera. Par Cécile Rittweger
Entretien avec le directeur Jean-François Bourgeot.
Interview de Pascal Laethier. Par Cecile Rittweger
Entretien avec le réalisateur Eloy Enciso.
Le bobinot du festival Cinemed 2008
Interview de Nicolae Margineanu et Cosmin Selesi.
Table ronde avec Philippe Faucon. 1ere partie.
Pranzo di Ferragosto: à l'issue de la projection...
Table ronde avec Philippe Faucon. 2eme partie.
interview de Gianni di Gregorio.
Concert Safy Boutella.

Par Cécile Rittweger

Les dailies sur
le bog Cinemed

Les
news sur la nouvelle version française de fest21.com
Critique de "Change",
de Nicolae Margineanu. Par Cécile Rittweger
Coup de cœur - Le projet, court métrage de Mohamed Ali
Nahdi
Le Palmarès des JCC de Carthage
Le mot de clôture du directeur de Cinemed
Programme de la dernière journée Cinemed et flash
info du dimanche 2 novembre
Le Palmarès Cinemed 2008
Le programme et le Flash Info du festival du Samedi 1er Novembre
2008
Palmarès du Festival du Film Latino de Paris
Surveillance de Jennifer Lynch : Grande Première à
l'Opéra
Le programme et le Flash Info du festival du Jeudi 30 Octobre 2008
Cinemed 2008: ambiance générale. Par Cécile
Rittweger
Le top 100 des sites en france
Le top 100 des sites en langue française selon Alexa
Cinemed Programme et Flash Info du 29 Octobre
Manoel de Oliveira enfin au Festival! Le programme Cinemed et le
Flash Info du festival du Mardi 28 Octobre 2008

ET sur filmfestivals.fr...

Les
Nuits Magiques de Bègles: Festival du Film d'Animation

35
000 visiteurs et un joli bilan pour le Satis Siel Radio

Film
Focus de Cinemed sur "Change" de Nicolae Margineanu

Cinemed
2008, bilan du 30e anniversaire

"Justice
à l'écran" en Isère et à Grenoble fin novembre

"Teza"
de l'Ethiopien Haile Gerima primé aux JCC de Carthage

Le
mot de clôture du directeur de Cinemed

Le
palmarès de la 30ème de Cinemed

Bilan
et Palmarès de la 14e édition de Cinéma Tous Ecrans

Le
Monte-Carlo Film Festival de la Comédie se prépare

Serge
Moati le nouveau président de Luchon

Rencontres
cinématographiques de la Seine-Saint-Denis

Le
Festival du film de Tokyo récompense deux acteurs français

Up
& Coming Stars à Rome 2008

ASPIRING FEST REPORTERS & BLOGGERS WANTED, GET
YOUR FEST ACCRED THROUGH US

Share your Festival experiences with us: OPEN YOUR BLOG AND PUBLISH
ON OUR FREE PLATFORM.
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FILM FROM FEST FOCUS
Film
In Focus from Fort Lauderdale: Tied to a chair

Online
Shorts Competition At FLIFF

Sheffield
Doc/Fest to play games -Alternate Reality Game

The
Wrestler to open Thessaloniki

Network
opportunities abound for Rondo Media

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

Check out the Cannes Blog
Photo Gallery,
Video Gallery
Short Film Corner

CALL
FOR ENTRIES ONLINE SUBMISSIONS

Filmmakers don't miss these ones!


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.
SUBMIT
ONLINE NOW


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!


SUBMIT
ONLINE NOW



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!

Submit
your film


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