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FESTIVAL NEWS FROM THE CIRCUIT

The
Cannes Blitz Promotion Package Proposition

Cannes Market and the Cannes Film Festival are coming up soon.        
...

The
Festival de Cannes 2010 unveils its official poster

Before the announcement of the official Selection on April 15th,
the Festival de Cannes unveils its poster: the image of the 63rd edition
is a photograph of Juliette Binoche by Brigitte Lacombe. Con...

CinePécs
International Film Festival 2010

Programs Date XI. Student Film Festival Pécs 23-24 April 2010
Türkish Film Week 13-19 May 2010 German Film Week 2-9 September 2010
II.CinePécs International Film Festival 4-...

How
To Effectively Promote Advanced Ticket Sales for your Festival?

HOW TO EFFECTIVELY PROMOTE ADVANCED TICKET SALES FOR YOUR
FESTIVAL?  Author: TicketScene - Leading online ticket company for
festival and event promoters. There are many aspects behind a successful
ev...

Watch
the TV Spot forRIFF 2010

IndieLisboa
Festival unveils 280 strong features and shorts line-up and 33
Portuguese World Premieres

The International Independent Film Festival of Lisbon -
IndieLisboa (April 22- May 2) has unveiled its full line-up for its 7th
edition, and will present over 100 features and 180 shorts as well as
w...

RIFF
is ready to open the doors to the independent cinema

The Ninth Edition of RIFF AWARDS will run from April 8th until
April 16th 2010  First Works and quality choices: the RIFF is back at 
Nuovo Cinema Aquila Rome, 25th March 2010. From April 8th u...

International
Film Festival Summit Europe: The Agenda from the Amsterdam conference
April 8-9, 2010

Thursday, April 8, 2010 8:30 am - Registration Opens 9:15 am - 9:30 am
Opening Remarks by Conference Chair 9:30 am - 10:30 am Panel "What's
Really Going on?"...

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AWARDS ON THE FESTIVAL CIRCUIT

RIFF
AWARDS 2010

Winners
of the Tiburon 2010 Golden Reel Award

9TH TIBURON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: MARCH 18-26, 2010   Winners of
the 2010 Golden Reel Award   The winners of the Golden Reel Award were
announced during a formal ceremony...

The
Jameson Empire Awards 2010 - 28th March

The Jameson Empire Awards will once again take place in London
this Sunday (28th March) in The Grosvenor House Hotel, London. Deemed by
many in the industry to be the most fun awards in th...

Tallinn
Black Nights FF Winner Finds Distribution

(UNTITLED), the satire of the New York art world directed by Jonathan
Parker, has secured distribution by Swedish sales company Nonstop
Enterrtainment as a result of its win in the North American...

Oscars
Return To February in 2011

The Oscars are returning to February come 2011, after holding off until
March this past year due to the Winter Olympics. By thus shortening the
"Oscar season", and still expanding the l...

Closing
Ceremony of the 12th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Amnesty International Award for a film on Human Rights :  The award
goes to : « PETITION » Zhao Liag France/China. 2009. 124' There are many
reasons why theAmnesty International Award, is of g...

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FILM NEWS FROM THE CIRCUIT

LA
Comedy Shorts is back for the second edition with funnier line up...

L.A. COMEDY SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL  2ND EDITION APRIL 15-18, 2010
They're back!  Funnier!  Faster!  Filmier!   The L.A. Comedy Shorts Film
Festival, touted the largest comedy film festival in...

Machinima
community to feed BitfIlm's feature film project "Money & Me"

Machinima-Filmmakers from around the world may contribute frame
story ideas for the feature film Money & Me - Submissions of ideas
for the frame story until April 30, 2010 - Submissions of shorts...

Toto
Forever Trailer (a short film by Roberto F. Canuto)

Trailer for the short film "Toto Forever", directed by Roberto
F. Canuto in 2009. The festival submissions starts in Spring 2010. "Toto
Forever" tells the impossible love story between a young postmen...

Houston
We Have a Problem to open Environmental Film Festival at Yale (EFFY)

The 2010 Environmental FilmFestival at Yale (EFFY) announced
today it will open with the East CoastPremiere of Houston We Have a
Problem on Tuesday, April 6. The documentary thatexposes the hard
truth...

TheProper21
: WorldWide Short Film Showcase

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PEOPLE NEWS FROM THE CIRCUIT
PLAYERS

The
Clearwater Film Festival seeks panelists

The Clearwater Film Festival, set to debut September 29 - October
3, 2010, seeks panelists to join us for a celebration of film. 

A
New Yorker's Take On Los Angeles

"I still consider myself a New Yorker, even though these days I have
been spending more and more time in Los Angeles", filmmaker Noah
Baumbach explained on the stage of the Jac...

French
Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in New York will honor Vera Belmont
and her work

Cinema According to Véra Belmont featuring special screenings
with Véra Belmont and Jackie Raynal April 6 - April 27, 2010 FIAF ·
Florence Gould Hall 55 East 59th Street, NYC This April, the Fre...

VDFE:
New board / new management / new office in the capital

The Association of German Film Exporters voted Jochem Strate and
Michael Weber at its annual assembly as the new board members. The
lawyer Edith Forster was appointed as the new managing director ...

Marc
Price and Nancy Bishop confirrmed speakers on FEST Training Ground

Marc Price is the person responsible of one of the biggest film
phenomenons in 2009 with its film "Colin" "Colin" hit the spotlight in
Cannes where the film wowed by the critics...

International
Film Festival Summit Europe: The Amsterdam edition's speakers

The 4th Annual International Film Festival Summit Europe (April 8
-9, 2010) will be the most informative and fun filled summit to date.
We are excited to announce new topics and speakers at the annua...

Interview
with Jonas Mekas Filmmaker and DotFest Jury member

Interview with Jonas Mekas   Why do you make film? Why do you
make such films (not that predictable narrative ones)? I do not know why
I make films. It's an obsession. I make diaristic films, it'...

Agnès
Varda has been awarded at the 25th edition of Guadalajara Film Festival

Agnès Varda filmmaker, photographer, editor, composer,
occasional actress and producer, will receive international homage and
will be awarded with the Silver Mayahuel on the 25th edition of
Guadalajar...

SFIFF53
to Honor Robert Duvall with Owens Acting Award

The San Francisco Film Society announced today that Robert Duvall
will be the recipient of the Peter J. Owens Award to be presented at the
53rd San Francisco International Film Festival (April 22 - Ma...



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29 September – 10 October 2010The 18 th
Raindance Film Festival is now open for submissions
. Raindance
is Europe's leading independent film festival and takes place annually
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THE
CLEARWATER FILM FESTIVAL
September
29 - October 3, 2010

The Clearwater Film Festival is a platform
built to showcase seasoned filmmakers and emerging artists who
demonstrate the synergy of the actor, writer and director. Quality film
submissions of any length are welcome from all genres worldwide. The
festival will have 5 venues and accommodate up to 29,000 people.  Submit
online
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MIAMI
SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
November
13 - November 20, 2010
The world's most creative filmmaking genre is about
to be showcased at The 9th Miami Short Film Festival, Nov 13 th
thru Nov
20 th , 2010.
Another year of festival and another opportunity for you to join
us.
Don't be left out! Mark your calendar now. "This is a unique
opportunity"

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your work online
through FestivalExpress
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the
blog on fest21.com


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
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blog on fest21.com


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.
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online
through FestivalExpress


New
York International Independent Film and Video Festival

Spring
Summer Edition inNew York:

The NYIIFVF is a competitive event and is dedicated to making things
happen for emerging filmmakers and screenwriters. The festival has
cultivated excellent relationships with thousands of companies in both
cities.
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CALL FOR ENTRIES ONLINE SUBMISSIONS

Filmmakers don't miss these ones!

ONLINE
SHORT FILM FESTIVAL DOTFEST
April
1 - 18, 2010

We invite you to participate in our international online short
film festival – Dotfest.
We are looking for any short films made after January 2007 with
running
time no more than 10 minutes that fall under any of the
categories: Fiction,
Animation, Music video and Experimental films. To find out more
and submit — click and visit: www.dotfest.net

LOS
ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL

Now in its 15th year, the Los Angeles Film Festival showcases
the best
of American and international cinema. Drawing an enthusiastic
audience
of more than 85,000, the Festival provides films with the
opportunity
to be embraced by the public and discovered by the industry.
More than 100 feature films - narrative and documentary are
featured,
alongside gala premieres, panels and seminars, short film
programs, music
video showcases, free outdoor screenings, live musical
performances and
unique signature events such as the Filmmaker Retreat and the
Spirit of
Independence ceremony. Submit
online


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: March 15). 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 .


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