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Platform International Film Festival

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The PLATFORM International Animation Festival will be held in Portland, Oregon from June 25-30, 2007. The competition is open to short films under 40 minutes, Installations, Internet and Mobile Device media. The competition is offering CASH PRIZES.

The 18th Annual Jewish Film Festival

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The Portland Jewish Film Festival explores themes of spirituality and Jewish identity throughout all parts of the world, especially how American Jews perceive themselves in a larger social context.

Northwest Film & Video Festival

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The Northwest Film & Video Festival is the Northwest’s premiere showcase of new work by independent film and video makers living in Washington, Oregon, Idaho Montana, Alaska and British Columbia.

Maine Jewish Film Festival

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The Maine Jewish Film Festival is one of the leading and best small Jewish film festivals in the country, featuring 20 films from around the world, nationally and internationally acclaimed directors and a new women filmmakers forum.

Piss Fest!

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The 4th Annual PISS Fest! will showcas films from around the globe that clock in at 10 minutes or less running time. PISS Fest! will be awarding more than $1,000 in cash and useful merchandise to filmmakers.

Sick Puppy Festival

SICK PUPPY FESTIVAL Hardcore, Independent, Underground Film and Video from around the world. The Greatest Festival of it`s Kind! Sick Puppy Festival has been know to contain Nudity, Adult Situations, and Violence. Enjoy!

Northwest Film & Video Festival

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A juried survey of new moving image arts by independent Northwest film and video makers, the Festival draws over 300 entries in all genres each year and is judged by a prominent filmmaker, curator or critic. Now in it's 36th year, the Festival provides a forum where outstanding independent work receives public recognition, critical appraisal, and an engaged and enthusiastic regional audience. Past judges have included Gus Van Sant, Matt Groening, Todd Haynes, Christine Vachon, Bill Plympton, Dan Ireland, Karen Cooper of Filmforum, B. Ruby Rich, Amy Taubin, Jim Hoberman, and John Cooper, Sundance and Outfest programmer. Generally, 30-45 shorts, features, and documentaries are screened during the Festival, then 10-15 shorts are selected for the Best of the Northwest Tour program which travels the following year throughout the Northwest to media arts centers, museums, arts councils, and universities. Total audience exceeds 6000.

Itisness Cinemathon

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Films three minutes or less are needed for an all night film marathon event! The ITISNESS Cinemathon slated for July 16 from Dusk `til Dawn is seeking entries! More than $1,000 in cash will be awarded in small unmarked bills.

Filmed By Bike

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Filmed by Bike is a festival of independent bike-themed short movies from around the world. For more information, including movies to watch, submission guidelines and a submission form, see Filmedbybike.org/call.html.

Portland Underground Film Festival

Call for entries is on for the first annual Portland Underground Film Festival.

Boulder International Fringe Festival

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BOULDER INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL - August 14th-25th 2008. An independent performance and arts festival. Deadline for submissions is January 30th, 2008. www.boulderfringe.com.

Portland International Film Festival

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A rich snapshot of new world cinema, the Portland International Film Festival presents nearly 100 features, documentaries and shorts from over 30 countries in just over 2 week.

NEWSLETTER N° 399: January 21, 2009

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Portland International Film toopen with Coraline

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The Northwest Film Center announces the 32nd Portland International Film Festival (PIFF), its annual cinematic foray of thought provoking and entertaining works from around the globe. Over the last 31 years, the Festival has provided diverse and innovative films to thousands of people from throughout the Northwest. This year’s Festival will showcase 115 compelling new films from over three dozen countries, including regional work, to an audience of more than 35,000.The Festival opens Thursday,...

Northwest Film & Video Festival awards

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The Northwest Film Centers 35th annual Northwest Film & Video Festival, November 7-15, audiences voted Vancouver, BC filmmaker A.J. Bonds HIRSUTE about a time travelling twinas their favorite short film, and Portlands filmmaker Ilana Sols ON PAPER WINGS, a documentary about American attack by Japanese paper bombs during World War IIas their favorite feature. This years Festival showcased 46 films from throughout the region32 shorts and 14 feature-length worksselected from over 300 entries.This y...

Award Winners Announced At FLIFF Finale

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After nearly four weeks of film screenings, special events, receptions and information seminars, weary Festival honcho Gregory von Hausch took to the stage of the Cinema Paradiso last evening to announce this year's award winners at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF). Winning top prize as Best Film of the Fest was Gospel Hill, the feature debut of actor/director Giancarlo Esposito. The race relations drama, made even more relevant by last week's historic Presidential electio...

Oregon Media Arts Fellowships Awards

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Oregon Media Arts Fellowships Awarded to Three FilmmakersThe Oregon Media Arts Fellowship, established to recognize and support the work of Oregon film and video makers, announced its 2008 awards November 9 at the 35th Northwest Film & Video Festival to Portland filmmakers Brian Lindstrom, Andrew Blubaugh and Lawrence Johnson. Each received $5,000 Fellowships administered by the Northwest Film Center.The Fellowship program is funded by the Oregon Arts Commission, Oregon Public Broadcasting and t...

Award Winners Announced At FLIFF Finale

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Gospel Hill (US, Giancarlo Esposito)    Monday, November 10---------After nearly four weeks of film screenings, special events, receptions and information seminars, weary Festival honcho Gregory von Hausch took to the stage of the Cinema Paradiso last evening to announce this year's award winners at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF). Winning top prize as Best Film of the Fest was Gospel Hill, the feature debut of actor/director Giancarlo Esp...

Interview with Sean Uyehara Founder of the San Francisco International Animation Festival

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I had the chance to talk to Mr. Sean Uyehara, founder and programmer of the San Francisco International Animation Festival, about film, animation, and this year's fest. What's the mission of the Animation Festival? The idea is to present films that give a good overview of the state of the field.  We try to bring the best films in the field to San Francisco, and also try to shine a light on the practice of animation in general. Any major challenges with this year's festi...

Interview with Sean Uyehara, San Francisco Animation Festival

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I had the chance to talk to Mr. Sean Uyehara, founder and programmer of the San Francisco International Animation Festival, about film, animation, and this year's fest:(November 13-14, 2008).What's the mission of the Animation Festival? The idea is to present films that give a good overview of the state of the field. We try to bring the best films in the field to San Francisco, and also try to shine a light on the practice of animation in general.Any major challenges with this year's festival?W...

NEWSLETTER N° 370: jUNE 25, 2008

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Filmfestivals.com and Film Festival Locarno in partnership with CFC Media Lab, Telefilm Canada are proud to present Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Film Festival Locarno (August 7, 8 & 9) The Salon will include - The Premiere Panel on digital distribution in association with XDC - MingleTalk Future of distribution ...

NEWSLETTER N° 369: jUNE 18, 2008

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NEWSLETTER N° 368: jUNE 11, 2008

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NEWSLETTER N° 367: jUNE 4, 2008

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DAILIES ON FEST21.COM CANNES : THE FULL COVERAGE BOSTON: VIDEO COVERAGE Day by day from Boston International film Festival ___________________________________________________________________________________ AWARDS THE AWARDS WATCH ON FEST21.COM Oscar and more Eldorad...

NEWSLETTER N° 366: May 28, 2008

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Filmfestivals.com and CFC Media Lab, Telefilm Canada in partnership with The Hollywood Reporter, Moving Pictures, Film & Festivals Magazine and Cineuropa.org are proud to present another installment of our Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Cannes Film Festival. This year 3rd installation of the Salon includes included - The Blockbuster Pane...

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