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FESTIVAL NEWS FROM THE CIRCUIT

Independent Film Month: August 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia
Festival League has officially declared the entire month of August as
Independent Film Month in Atlanta, Georgia.  Join us for this
incredible celebration as five unique film festivals run every week...

Joyeux Noël, Happy Holidays
What?s there to do in Paris during the holidays? Check out ÉCU?s guide
to holiday time in Paris. Click on the links for more information.  
By Sophie Nellis

Our Paris Series Part IV: Canal Saint Martin
By Sophie Nellis   The best place to go if you?re looking for
atmosphere? In addition to the Gare du Nord and the Gare de l?Est, one
of the key landmarks in the 1...

:: CAMBOFEST, Cambodia Winners Announced Online Dec 20, 8PM (Cambodia Time) ::
CAMBOFEST: Film and Video Festival of Cambodia (www.cambofest.com)
wraps its 3rd season, with stills and video now viewable - and being
continually updated - on our official blog @ http://cambofest.b...

VAFI - festival for animated films made by children - Call for Entries **
VAFI is a new film festival in Croatia, Vara?din for animated films
made by children or youth under 18 years. Submit to VAFI and visit our
beautiful town!;)))) Deadline is 15th January 2010 and f...

Toronto Student Film Festival Announces the 2010 Judges
2010 Toronto Student Film Festival Judges   TSFF is proud and excited
to announce the Judges for the 2010Festival Showcase.   Deepa Mehta  
Sarah Polley   Niv Fichman   Deepa Mehta With her epic trilo...

7th london short film festival lineup
Highlights of the 7th london short film festival Full details at
http://www.shortfilms.org.uk/   ISOLATION - atmospheric,
impressionistic documentary portrait of ex-soldiers experiencing...

The Global Film Village: Jason Reitman, Jeremy Renner and T Bone Burnett to be honored at Palm Springs Festival
by Marla Lewin   Three more names have been added to honorees list at
the 21st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival.  Academy
Award-nominated director Jason Reitman will receive...

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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..
.
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online
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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

BuSho Festival September 1 - 5, 2010
BuSho
(Budapest Short) was established in the autumn of 2004 by a group of
young Hungarian filmmakers and the first event successfully ran its
course the following year. The festival became an international
breakthrough in an exceptionally short period of time: we got 360
individual entries from 45 countries in 2009.

Art by Chance Ultra Short Film Festival
May 22, 2010 / June 5, 2010
30 seconds long films on concept of "Time" theme
- made by enthusiastic and creative international film makers
- fiction, documentaries, animation or video art
- shown in 70 major metropolitan cities in 13 countries in May 2010 over the same two-week period.
Submit online through FestivalExpress

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

Angel Film Awards - Monaco International Film Festival Awards
Last week I attended the Angel Film Awards in Monaco- a glamorous
three-day extravaganza, where the films in competition promote,
unusually, peace and love - a refreshing antidote to the usual violent
and gratuitous fodder thrown at us from Hollywood...

The Terror Film Festival Claw Awards
The Terror Film Festival Claw Awards (popularly known as "The Oscars of
Horror"), took place in all of its austerity on October 24, 2009 at the
historic Ethical Society Building on the f...

"La Soga" "Morenita" "Traces of the Trade" and "Gaining Ground" Take Home Bahamas Top Prizes
BAHAMAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL NAMES 2009 FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS
Competition winners were announced this evening at the awards ceremony
for the 6th Bahamas International Film Festival, held at...

Independent Film Month: August 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia
Festival League has officially declared the entire month of August as
Independent Film Month in Atlanta, Georgia.  Join us for this
incredible celebration as five unique film festivals run every week...

The Global Film Village: 67TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS NOMINATIONS
...

The European Film Awards Winners
THE WHITE RIBBON wins European Film 2009. Picture:
EFA/ActionPress/Guido Ohlenbostel Founded in 1988, the European Film
Academy now unites more than 2,000 European film professionals with the
commo...

Potenza International Film Festival 2009 Winners
Feature Films Competition The Heart of the Wise Lives in the House of
Sorrow (Serbia) di Marin Malesevic si aggiudica il Brigante d'Oro Eat,
for This is my Body (Haiti/Francia) di Michelange...

CAMBOFEST, Cambodia Winners Announced Online Dec 20, 8PM (Cambodia Time) ::
CAMBOFEST: Film and Video Festival of Cambodia (www.cambofest.com)
wraps its 3rd season, with stills and video now viewable - and being
continually updated - on our official blog @ http://cambofest.b...

VAFI - festival for animated films made by children - Call for Entries
VAFI is a new film festival in Croatia, Vara?din for animated films
made by children or youth under 18 years. Submit to VAFI and visit our
beautiful town!;)))) Deadline is 15th January 2010 and f...

The Global Film Village: 15 FEATURES VYING FOR VFX OSCAR®
...

The ninth River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival came to an end
River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival: 4-10 December 2009 -
Cinema Odeon - Piazza Strozzi, 1 -  Florence The ninth River to River.
Florence Indian Film Festival ended on Thursday...

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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

International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) Europe Call for speakers
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Independent Film Month: August 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia
Festival League has officially declared the entire month of August as
Independent Film Month in Atlanta, Georgia.  Join us for this
incredible celebration as five unique film festivals run every week...

Speakers line up in Vegas International Film Festival Summit 2009
Rajendra Roy The Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film The Museum of
Modern Art Jonathan Sehring President IFC Colin Stanfield E...

Charlotte Gainsbourg will be the focus of FIAF's CinémaTuesdays
Charlotte Gainsbourg will be the focus of FIAF's CinémaTuesdays in the
New Year with nine great films, including a sneak preview of her latest
work, Persécution (a New York premiere).  "Charlo...

Sanjeev Sivan
...

Personalities at Florence, an interview with "Aryan" Saga Direcor, Sanjeev Sivan
Q Alex Deleon. "Aryan Saga" ideals with a most unusual subject - Master
Race sex tourism in the high Himalayas.  One young lady here said she
thought it was just too weird to be true and mu...

Standout performers to be honored at Santa Barbara
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival continues its tradition
of honoring the year's standout performers by presenting The 2010
Chopin Virtuosos Award to Carey Mulligan, Saoirse Ronan, Gabour...

David Drummond joins BigPond® Adelaide Film Festival as General Manager
BigPond Adelaide Film Festival (BAFF) is delighted to announce
respected Scottish film identity, David Drummond as its new General
Manager. David comes to BAFF with over ten year's film festival...

Toronto Student Film Festival Announces the 2010 Judges
2010 Toronto Student Film Festival Judges   TSFF is proud and excited
to announce the Judges for the 2010Festival Showcase.   Deepa Mehta  
Sarah Polley   Niv Fichman   Deepa Mehta With her epic trilo...

 


FILM
FROM FEST FOCUS

Jewish film scores to life for a one-time-only concert at the Atlanta Symphony Hall
In a first-ever collaboration, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival will
partner with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra to bring some of the most
beloved Jewish film scores to life for a one-time-only co...

Great American Myths :: a work by robert nachman
Great american myths a work by robert nachman film / 2 channel video
installation 2009   robertnachman.com robertswindows.wordpress.com ...

Independent Film Month: August 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia
Festival League has officially declared the entire month of August as
Independent Film Month in Atlanta, Georgia.  Join us for this
incredible celebration as five unique film festivals run every week...

Havok - Trailer
...

The 60th Berlinale: Films by Martin Scorsese and Roman Polanski to celebrate world premieres in the Competition programme
The first seven titles for the Competition of the 60th Berlin
International Film Festival have been confirmed. The films selected so
far are from Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, France, Ger...

Joyeux Noël, Happy Holidays
What?s there to do in Paris during the holidays? Check out ÉCU?s guide
to holiday time in Paris. Click on the links for more information.  
By Sophie Nellis...


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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


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Gilles Carle à l'honneur des Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Les Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois se joignent aux voix des
acteursmajeurs du milieu culturel québécois pour souligner le départ
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Capitalism, a Love Story : La Critique Signis
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