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NEWSLETTER N° 389: November 12, 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

Award
Winners Announced At FLIFF Finale
A Mahon On A Mission
Film In Focus: FLING
Eli Wallach Honored At Fort Lauderdale Film Festival
Stars Come Out At FLIFF Red Carpet Event
FLIFF Screens Classic "Indecent Film" From the 1950s

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AWARDS
THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM

Award
Winners Announced At FLIFF Finale
Oregon Media Arts Fellowships Awards
Ojai Film Festival 2008: Award Winners
Asia Pacific Screen Awards Winners
EFA Award nominees announced
Amal Euro Arab Film Festival 08. Nominees, Awards.
AFI FEST 2008 award winners
Filmkulturpreis Mannheim-Heidelberg

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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
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MORE FESTIVAL NEWS

Milan
International Film Festival (MIFF) new awards program
Fourth Festival of German Films in Tokyo successful!
MIAAC 2008: New York’s Indian Film Festival
Forever Young in Mannheim
image+nation, Canadas oldest and largest LGBT film festival turns
21
Sheffield Doc/Fest opens today with over 140 films

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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

Tilda
Swinton: to be next Berlinale Jury President
Forest Whitaker to receive Capri Hollywood Peace Award
Jury members from the Miami Short Film Festival
Interview with Sean Uyehara, San Francisco Animation Festival
Anna Faris to pick Rising Star Award at Bahamas Fest
Mark Mahon a man on a mission, focus from Fort Lauderdale
Politics meet film at Cottbus
Studio Babelsberg is new cooperation partner for SHOOTING STARS

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 par Cécile Rittweger

et
Les dailies sur
le bog Cinemed

News d'arras L'autre cinéma sur fest21.com
Dimanche
en fête à Arras, émeraudes et perles du festival
La première journée du festival d'Arras : ambiance
Coup d'envoi du 9ème Festival International du Film d'Arras
Arras : Le Village du Festival
Le staff « Plan-Séquence » oeuvre au succès
de l'Autre Cinéma
Interview Eric Miot, délégué général
de l'association Plan-Séquence
L'autre Cinéma à Arras : cinéma d'Europe...et
du Monde

Cinéma Miracolo à Paris
Vidéos
et dailies sur fest21.com

Dernières
nouvelles sur la nouvelle version française de fest21.com
Les temps forts de
Cinema Miracolo
FCAT 2009: nouvelles dates et Règlement!
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

ET sur filmfestivals.fr...

Palmarès
des Ecrans documentaires 2008
Mumbai Meri Jaan reçoit le Grand Prix du Festival
Cinémas et Cultures d’Asie
Le Forum des images réouvre ses portes dans un
mois
Après Montpellier Bruxelles : un autre Festival
du cinéma méditerranéen
L’Autre Cinéma : Du 07 au 16 novembre 2008
Les nominations pour les prix EFA
Les Rencontres de Coproduction Francophone à Paris
Le Cinéma du Québec au Publicisdrugstore
CinémaS d'Europe à Nice
Euromed Audiovisuel: Conférence Régionale
Finale au Caire
Rétrospective et leçon de cinéma
de John Boorman à Arras

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FILM FROM FEST FOCUS
Pushing
Boundaries: Canadian Vintage Independent Films
Clara" opens the 57. International Filmfestival in Mannheim
Cottbus Trailer
NFAI to present treasures from archives at IFFI 2008
APN - Advance Production News UK November issue is out

D-CINEMA NEWS
Can you
speak the Digital language?
Digital screenings from Europe's Finest at Ghent
First Digital 3D Movie Released in China
350 systems commitments to date for Dolby(R) 3D

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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


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FANTASPORTO
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAl
February 20 - March1,
2008

29th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Feb 20 - March 1
The Oporto International Film Festival, now going to its 29th
edition, specializes in fantasy and science-fiction films in its
Official Competitive section.
Entries Close Dec 15 Running on 5 theatres screening 200 feature
films each year with Massive press coverage 5000 clippings every
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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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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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your film


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