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The Delta International Film And Video Festival

The Delta International Film and Video Festival showcases the work of independent film and video makers/artists. We` re looking for work that exhibits exceptional artistry, insight, and innovation in all categories. Cash awards. Find us at

Ohio Independent Film Festival

Established in 1994, the Ohio Independent Film Festival is an annual event and among the leading showcases in Ohio for international independent shorts and feature-length films.

Slamdance rejoices in independent music

While best known for its annual film festival, Slamdance will now also serve as a year-round showcase for the discovery of new and emerging musical talent. To launch its celebratory 15th year anniversary, Slamdance is excited to bring the new element of independent music into the fold. The Slamdance Underground Music vs. Film Tour presented by OurStage and Dr. Martens kicks off in Brooklyn on New Year’s Eve and will continue cross-country representing the annual film festival and its commitme...

Chicago Underground Film Festival line-up

The 15th annual Chicago Underground Film Festival and Filmmakers Summit is pleased to announce this year’s films and summit schedule. Over 100 films made the cut, showcasing the best of documentary, experimental and feature films that won’t be found in mainstream movie theaters. Presented by IFP/Chicago, the five-day festival and summit takes place October 29 - November 2nd, 2008 at the Viaduct Theater, 3111 N Western Avenue. Schedule and tickets are available at festival ki...

Slovenian Cinema retrospective at the Lincoln Center

Slovenian Cinema and the weeklong retrospective, At the Crossroads: Slovenian Cinema – where more than a dozen classic and contemporary films that chart one of Europe’s most surprising and distinctive national cinemas will be presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center in collaboration with the Slovenian Film Fund at the Walter Reade Theater July 16-22, 2008. On hand to introduce screenings throughout the series – and available for interviews – are Slovenian director Marko Nabersni...

Ohio Independent Film Festival day by day program

2008 Ohio Independent Film Festival, May 5 – 11, 2008.Most events are presented at Cleveland Public Theatre's Gordon SquareTheatre, 6405 Detroit Ave.,and vary in price per program. for the complete festival schedule. for directions and advance ticket sales.Attend thefestival for details on after-festival parties Thursday, Friday,Saturday and Sunday. Some daily highlights include:• Tuesday, May 6, 2008, 7PM - ERIE QUEERIE SHORTS PROGRAM. Presentedi...


By Maria Esteves - July 12, 2007 NewFest 2007: The 19th Annual New York LGBT Film Festival N.Y. Premiere THE GODFATHER OF DISCO documentary film, directed by Gene Graham was held at AMC Loews 34th St Theater, Friday, June 1, 5:45 p.m. A special Q&A immediately followed. The N.Y. Premiere after party was held at The Zipper Factory Theater Tavern, 7:30pm. I had the privilege of interviewing emerging award-winner director Gene Graham, Sunday, July 1, 1:00pm. Q: What inspired the making of ...

silent film classic & live music at the Tabernacle

A truly unique event - mixing live music and the vintage screening of a true silent film classic will take Tuesday, August 7th at the Tabernacle - perfect for classical music and film lovers and for all ages. The Devil Music Ensemble is performing their original score live to the first/best silent version of "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" (1920) starring John Barrymore, on Tuesday, August 7th at the Tabernacle in Trinity Park, Oak Bluffs. The DME, formed in Boston in 1999, is comprised of Brendon Wood ...

Stewart Copeland Cops Cinequest Maverick Spirit Award

Stewart Copeland makes his entrance with a bang. Whether bounding onto the California Theatre stage before a packed house of 1,100 people or striding into a small room for a press conference, the founder of the newly reunited The Police radiates high energy. He flings his arms in the air, and his voice booms all the way to the last row of the balcony and back. Never has anyone been so enthusiastic about receiving a Cinequest Maverick Spirit Award. Just a 50-year-old suburban dad? So he says.The ...

Stewart Copeland Cops Cinequest Maverick Spirit Award

Saturday, March 3---Stewart Copeland makes his entrance with a bang. Whether bounding onto the California Theatre stage before a packed house of 1,100 people or striding into a small room for a press conference, the founder of the newly reunited The Police radiates high energy. He flings his arms in the air, and his voice booms all the way to the last row of the balcony and back. Never has anyone been so enthusiastic about receiving a Cinequest Maverick Spirit Award. Just a 50-year-old suburban ...

the celebrity beat goes on at halfway mark in santa barbara

Film festivals come in various shapes, sizes, formats and orientations. The currently ongoing 22nd installment of the Santa Barbara Film Festival is a bit off-beat in certain aspects. Lasting eleven days and presenting some 200 films it is certainly not small -- more like "medium to large." In terms of importance, however, while it is not considered to be quite in the same class as the North-American majors, Sundance, Telluride, Chicago, New York, Toronto and Montreal, it can nevertheless ce...

Ohio Independent Film Festival programme

Ohio Independent Film Festival, November 5-12. All events are presented at Cleveland Public Theatre's Gordon Square Theatre, 6405 Detroit Ave. and are $10/program unless otherwise noted. Surf for the complete festival schedule, and for hotel and visitor information. Visit for directions and advance ticket sales. Attend the festival for details on after-festival parties Thursday, Friday,Saturday and Sunday nights. Some daily highlightsin...

Congresswoman McKinney at Deep Focus Festival closing

Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney joins the director of American Blackout for the closing night of the alive! Deep Focus Film FestivalOrganizers of the second annual alive! Deep Focus Film Festival, Columbus’ own festival of great independent film, are happy to announce that Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney will be a guest at the festival’s closing night screening of American Blackout. She’ll join a previously announced guest, director Ian Inaba, in introducing the film to Columbus audi...

Podcasting for Cleveland Festival's 30th edition

The Cleveland Film Society and North Coast Podcasting have launched the Cleveland Film Society podcast to promote the upcoming 30th Cleveland International Film Festival (March 16th - 26th). Marcie Goodman, Executive Director of the Cleveland Film Society, says, “Anniversaries are great opportunities to try new things such as podcasting. We’re thrilled to be partnering with North Coast Podcasting on this. We have so much to celebrate! ““We are very excited to have the opportunity to ...

Cleveland to open with Akeelah and the Bea

AKEELAH AND THE BEE will open the 30th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) on Thursday, March 16th. The film, a heart-warming drama, directed by Doug Atchison, stars Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett, and Keke Palmer is set to open nationwide April 28th. Akeelah and the Bee (rated PG) centers on a precocious eleven-year-old girl, Akeelah Anderson (Keke Palmer), from south Los Angeles, who is discovered to have a talent for words. In spite of the objections of her mother Wanda (Angela...

Cleveland celebrities karaoke

Local Celebrities Lend Their Voices In Support of the 30th International Film FestivalCounty official Peter Lawson Jones, city officials Zack Reed and Valerie McCall, Plain Dealer columnist Dick Feagler and Q104 deejay Rebecca Wilde will be present at The Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club’s MOVIEOKE to either sing or judge. Partnering with the Cleveland International Film Festival, The 20/30 Club will host MOVIEOKE, in which participants will karaoke to film soundtracks to help raise money for...

30th Cleveland pepares for local heroes tribute to area filmmakers

Several films by area and regional filmmakers are included in the 30th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF). A festival regular, Local Heroes is the way we honor area filmmakers, actors, and crew; films set or shot in Ohio; filmmakers or subjects born here; and films that have a strong local connection. Our Local Heroes section is presented with the generous support of Cleveland State University and Tim & Nancy Callahan. You’ll find them under the category “Local Heroes” in our ...

Ohio Independent Film Festival highlights

The 2005 Ohio Independent Film Festival, November 6 -13.· Sunday, November 6, 9a-6p: 6th ANNUAL DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY (DP) WORKSHOP AND AIVF SALON with Richard Walsh (Ireland) and Cleveland legend Robert C. Banks, Jr. An IP signature event, this wildly popular, hands-on workshop allows participants to help DPs light and shoot scenes on 16mm film, which is then screened the next weekend at the festival. Fee is $50, which includes lunch the day of the workshop and one admission to the festival ...

Ohio Independent Film Festival

Save the date for the 2005 Ohio Independent Film Festival (OIFF), November 6-13 at Cleveland Public Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio. The OIFF is one of the leading independent film events in Ohio; the 2005 OIFF will mark the organization's 19th festival. Like many festivals, the Ohio Independent Film Festival is a curated and internationally recognized line-up of first-class independent films from around the world. "(The OIFF) was truly an experience where you knew that you were in the company of the...

11th Temecula Valley Film & Music Festival live

THE 11TH ANNUAL TEMECULA VALLEY INT’L FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL September 16th and 17th Indie Music Artists from two major music markets coasts – Los Angeles and New York. Two local Rock bands from Murrieta. Two separate Pop artists from different parts of Canada. Two Brandons. There’s even have R&B twins from Chicago. Two is a magic number as this year’s 11th annual Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival (TVIFF) slated for September 14-22,2005 at the Movie Experience 10 a...

Cleveland fest attracted 43 000

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 29th CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (CIFF)MARCH 10-20, 2005Attendance of 43,000 (almost a 10% increase over last year)Biggest Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday attendance ever.Biggest single attendance ever on Saturday, March 19th – 5,584 breaking the record of 5,281 on the second Saturday in 2001 (the 25th anniversary).28 sold-out screenings105 feature films80 short subjects 50 countries of origin65 visiting filmmakers and other guests from around the worldOver ...

Cleveland Fest is on, closing with silent auction & raffle

The 29th CIFF will include a Silent Auction and Raffle that will be held for the entire eleven days of the festival. Silent Auction Items include movie memorabilia, intercontinental vacations, sports tickets, sailing and car racing adventures, artwork, wine and food. Film festival attendees can stop by the Silent Auction & Raffle table to register and then make a bid on the package(s). The website can be checked each morning for the current highest bid ( Bidding on all a...

Bermuda Fest in action, opens with The Upside of Anger

BERMUDA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2005 LINEUP“THE UPSIDE OF ANGER” and “MAD HOT BALLROOM” OPEN and CLOSE MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM TO BE “FILMAKER IN FOCUS” Showcasing a film line-up as rich and eclectic as the culture of the island itself, the Bermuda International Film Festival will welcome visitors for the 8th annual Fest, March 18-24. . The Bermuda International Film Festival invites influences from around the world with films that will compete for Best Feature from the ...

Lonesome Jim breaks records at Cleveland Fest opening

Opening Night film, LONESOME JIM, sells out four theatersLONESOME JIM, the new film directed by Steve Buscemi, opened the 29th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) on Thursday, March 10, 2005. Over 1100 film lovers attended the Opening Night festivities, breaking all previous attendance records of the CIFF. And for the first time, the opening night film was sold out on four screens at the festival’s venue, Tower City Cinemas on The Avenue at Tower City Center in downtown Cleveland.LO...

Lonesome Jim will open Cleveland Fest

LONESOME JIM will open the 29th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) on Thursday, March 10th. The film, a comedy directed by Steve Buscemi, stars Casey Affleck, Liv Tyler, Mary Kay Place, and Seymour Cassel. Jim (Casey Affleck) is an aspiring 27-year-old writer who left the barrens of Indiana for New York City. Like most young writers who don’t have a clue, Jim left behind a rich array of material to write about. This revelation, among others, takes him awhile to figure out when he...