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NEWSLETTER N° 443: December 3, 2009


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FESTIVAL NEWS FROM THE CIRCUIT

All
Eyes Turn To Tallinn

In the year-round film festival circuit, a roundelay of more than 2000
individual film events held in almost every corner of the globe, one moves
as if part of a gypsy caravan, lingering in one place before taking up
stakes for the next location...

The
Berlinale's 60th Anniversary - Looking Back at the History of the Festival

From February 11 to 21, 2010, the Berlin International Film Festival will
be held for the 60th time. This anniversary will be accompanied by two
book publications and a DVD edition...


Göteborg
International Film Festival Dragon Award New Talent - new online short
film award

Göteborg International Film Festival intensifies its search for new
interesting filmmakers. The new competition Dragon Award New Talent is
already up and running online. And the first competing films are uploaded.
Dragon Award for New Talent is the latest addition to the prestigious
awards of Göteborg International Film Festival. It is an international
short film competition and award. Everybody can join the competition and
upload their films on the special competition site...

29th
Annual CMJ Music Marathon Coverage

The 29th Annual 2009 College Music Journal Music Marathon & Film Festival
(CMJ09), the largest international new music discovery event was held
at over 75 venues throughout New York City, from October 20-24, 2009...

58th Mannheim-Heidelberg
closes with about 60.000
spectators (and strong focus of 40 films
only)
Unique focus on the art of film- The International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg
closes with splendid results...

9th River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival : ready to embark...
From the Arno to the Ganges: in December, Florence will be hosting the
9th River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival, coming up this year
with a retrospective on the wistful genius of Guru Dutt. From 4 to 10
December, 2009, Florence ...

17. International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography -
CAMERIMAGE 2009

17. International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography PLUS CAMERIMAGE
2009 Festival Centre, Grand Theatre in Lódz, Poland 28.11. - 05.12.2009
The Plus Camerimage Festival programme this year will abound in a wide
variety of riveting film themes...

Shuttling
Between Hopefulness To Desperation (And Back Again)

At a film festival such as IDFA that is exclusively devoted to documentary
film, a dedicated viewer (which, at a minimum of 4 films per day, qualifies
me) cannot help but be constantly batted from feelings of outrage and
anger to feelings of optimism and hope...

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DOCUMENTA
MADRID 2010

May 7 to May 16, 2010

Documenta Madrid is an international film festival dedicated exclusively
to documentary film.
It is organized by the City of Madrid and
is presently the city's most widely-attended festival.
The festival was born for the purpose of strengthening and disseminating
the documentary genre
, in so far as it understood to be a reflection
of the social, cultural, economic, artistic, environmental, and other
realities that exist in the world.
Submit
your work online
through FestivalExpress Check
the
blog on fest21.com


ECU
The European Independent Film Festival 2010
12
-14 March 2010

"The
European Independent Film Festival

has proved to be a true breakthrough for Indie Filmmakers in Europe. European
independent filmmakers have the chance to screen their films to an audience
hungry for high-quality independent films, they now have a forum to exchange
ideas with other filmmakers and exposes them to other independent filmmakers
from around the World
.” Says Scott Hillier, Executive Director
of The European Independent Film Festival..
.
Submit
online
Check the
blog on fest21.com
with film teasers from ECU's selection

 

FILM FESTIVAL OF IMAGINATION AND WONDER Film Festival du film Merveilleux March, 2010
The Festival promotes films celebrating the imaginary, the Wonder and
magic from the entire world and allow us and the section "off
competition the kaleidoscope" help to re-discover our different
cultures and our planet.
The theme of the Film festival are magic, the imaginary, the marvelous,
the astonishing, the supernatural, the occult, the strange, the
esoteric, poetry, the fantastic, science -fiction and myths, legends,
comics, manga, video game, dreams...
Submit online


New
York International Independent Film and Video Festival
Los
Angeles edition:
February 2010
The festival is now hosting film, music and art events in the four entertainment
capitals of the United States: New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Miami.

submit
online on fest21.com


AWARDS

EFA Critics' Award
for Wajda

The 22nd European Film Awards: CRITICS' AWARD 2009, Prix FIPRESCI goes
to Andrzej Wajda for TATARAK (Sweet Rush) As FIPRESCI's General Secretary
Klaus Eder explained:...

Red Rock
Film Festival announces winners for 2009 in Utah
...

Mariah Carey on Oscar Trail
Today it was announced that Mariah Carey will be honored at the Capri,
Hollywood Film Festival on Monday, December 28 with the Capri Award ...

25th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Nominees for Best
Feature include (500) Days Of Summer, Amreeka, Precious, Sin Nombre
...

Montreal International Adventure Film Festival Winners
Travel enthusiasts everywhere were invited to come out and view the best
travel and adventure films in the world today as part of the 8th Annual
Travel and Adventure Film Festival (FestiVA), formerly...

Gotham Award Winners
The awards season is officially on with the presentation last evening
of the GOTHAM INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS in New York City...

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AWARDS HISTORY

San sebastian awards winners since 1953
1953 La Guerra de Dios by Rafael Gil Spain...

Toronto awards winners since 1978
2009 Precious 2008 Slumdog Millionaire 2007 Eastern Promises 2006 Bella
2005 Tsotsi 2004 Hotel Rwanda 2003 Zatôichi 2002 Whale Rider 2001 Le
fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain 2000 Wo hu cang long...

Cannes Palme d'or winners since 1939
1939 Union Pacific by Cecil B. De Mille United States...

Berlin awards winner since 1952
1952 One Summer of Happiness (Hon dansade en sommar) by Arne Mattsson Sweden...

Rotterdam awards winners since 1995
1995 Postman by He Jianjun China Fuyu...

Sundance awards winners since 1982
1982 * Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic - Circle of Power...

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FEST PLAYERS FOCUS

A new Head
at the European Documentary Network

With the appointment of Cecilia Lidin as Head of EDN follows also a reorganisation
of the EDN office and of the way EDN will be functioning. The daily running
and strategic planning will be done...

A Cast of Characters In Amsterdam
While Amsterdam certainly boasts its own unique cast of characters that
one can observe on the streets, in the stores and the coffee shops, some
of the most intriguing people I met during my stay...

David Mamet Premieres RACE on Broadway
by Marla Lewin. I first met David Mamet in Chicago, at his St. Nicholas
Theatre. I was the guest of actor Robert Strom, and I sat between him
and David,...

Francis Ford Coppola at the Torino Film Festival
Another in our series on the Future of Cinema. We were attending the Torino...

Actress Kerry Fox to mentor the new Talent Actors Stage
The Berlinale Talent Campus (February 13-18, 2010) has secured its financing
thanks to the project funding of the Federal Government Commissioner for
Culture and the Media(BKM)...

First International Meeting of Master Editors and 31st Havana
Film Festival

Rainer Werner Fassbinder Foundation - RWFF-President Juliane Lorenz and
Hanna Schygulla in Cuba`s capital Two events will highlight the film activities
of Hanna Schygulla and Juliane Lorenz in ...


FILM
FROM FEST FOCUS

An
interesting article

I recently read an interesting report, written by the folks at the Academy
for Educational Development's Youth Media Reporter. While we all at The
Shortie Awards knew the importance of giving young man...

Switchbacks
Switchbacks: Roads that follow a zigzag course on a steep incline, directed
by Harry Chew, is a recent submission to ECU 2010's Non-European Documentary
category!Check out this Teaser!! ...

One Day After 10th Day
OneDay After 10th Day, directed by Narges Abyar, is a recent submission
to ECU 2010's Non-European Documentary Short category! Checkout this Teaser!!
...

BUFF looks back - an end of year review including a summary
of the 2009 British Urban Film Festival
On Friday October the 2nd, the 2nd annual British Urban Film Festival
(BUFF) launched at the Picture House cinema in Stratford ? the home of
the 2012 Olympics...

North American Indies At Tallinn FF
DON'T LET ME DROWN (Cruz Angeles, USA) While covering the events and atmosphere
here in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, for POFF, the Tallinn Black Nights
Film Festival, I should come clean a...

KILL THE REFEREE Football Documentary Premieres In Tallinn
One of the buzz titles here at POFF, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival,
is a football (European style) documentary with the enticing title of
KILL THE REFEREE (Les Arbitres). The Belgian pro...

Vibes of the Caribbean! Queens of Reggae Music & Carnival
Culture

CBFF Film Club features two highly uplifting documentaries from Jamaica
and Trinidad this month. QUEENS OF SOUND & JAB! BLUE DEVILS OF PARAMIN.
To lead the discussions after the screenings we
...


CALL
FOR ENTRIES ONLINE SUBMISSIONS

Filmmakers don't miss these ones!


PALM
SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL & FILM MARKET

: June
22-28, 2010

CALL FOR ENTRIES! 
Now in its 16th year, the Palm
Springs International Festival of Short Films
has become known
world-wide for the extraordinary community of filmmakers it attracts,
and for the quality and scope of its programming. This celebrated event
is the largest festival of its kind in America, showcasing over 300 short
films each year from more than 40 countries, with a library of more than
2 200 films available to film buyers, industry and press in the Film Market
running concurrently with the Festival.

(Final Deadline: December 18 th).
Submit
online today

L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition : April 15-18, 2010
CALL
FOR ENTRIES!  L.A. Comedy Shorts is currently the largest comedy film
festival in the United States, dedicated to introducing the newest and
hottest comedic talent to the industry. Sponsored by FunnyOrDie.com and
named one of Moviemaker Magazine's 2009 “Top 25 Festivals Worth the
Entry Fee”, LACS is four, funny-packed days of screenings, parties, and
panels, plus a star-studded red carpet awards event.  So, you think
you're funny? Prove it!  Now accepting submissions for comedy short
films, comedy feature/short screenplays, and half-hour TV comedy pilot
scripts (Final Deadline: December 18 th).
Submit online today

Roma Independent Film Festival, April 8 - 16, 2010
Submit your work now to participate in the 9th Edition of the RIFF.
The Roma Independent Film Festival (RIFF) is Rome 's first independent
and international film festival. Its aim is to unite enthusiasm for
films and filmmaking among young filmmakers with the realities of film
production and distribution.Since the beginning, the festival has
distinguished itself for the strong International calling presenting to
the public in Rome works coming from more than seventy countries, with
European and World Italian preview.
www.riff.it Filmmakers submit online now


ANNUAL PROGRAM WITHOUT FRONTIERS
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Palmarès des 14es Rencontres du cinéma francophone
en Beaujolais

Palmarès des 14es Rencontres du cinéma francophoneen Beaujolais
qui se sont déroulées du 11 au 17 novembre aucinéma
LES 400 COUPS ...

Independant Film Télévision : une chaîne dédiée
au cinéma indépendant du monde entier

Iftélévision vient de se lancer : c'est la première
chaine en France à ne diffuser que des filmsdu monde entier et
totalement inédits...

Nomination de Michel Dallaire au FIFA
Le président du Conseil d'administration du Festival International
du Film sur l'Art (FIFA), Monsieur Yvon Turcot, a le plaisir d'annoncer...

Le Palmarès des RIDM
PRIX CAMÉRA-STYLO - présenté par l'Association des
réalisateurs et réalisatrices du Québec (ARRQ) Le
jury était composé de...

Bilan de la 12e édition des RIDM (Rencontres internationales
du documentaire de Montréal)

Avec plus de 28 000 festivaliers, la 12e édition des RIDM a connu
un succèssans précédent La 12e édition des
RIDM ...

Le12e Festival du film français en République tchèque
récompense le premier jour du reste de ta vie

Le film LE PREMIER JOUR DU RESTE DE TA VIE réalisé par Rémi
Bezançon s'est attiré les faveurs des spectateurs dans la
section comp...

Hadopi La loi Création et internet : dossier complet
Le 22 octobre 2009, le projet de loi destiné à combattre
le téléchargement illégal sur internet a été
validé par le Conseil constitutionnel...

Comment le numérique modifie nos comportements culturels?
Olivier Donnat, sociologue au Département des études, de
la prospective et des statistiques (DEPS) du ministère de la Culture
et ...

les 9ème Rencontres du Cinéma Européen à
Vannes
qui auront lieu du 31 mars au 6 avril 2010...

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