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12th Annual Golden Trailer Awards

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Nominations for the 12th ANNUAL GOLDEN TRAILER AWARDS ® were released this morning. Highlights include the Summer 2011 Blockbuster category dominated by trailers for three Stephen Spielberg productions—“Cowboys and Aliens,” “Super 8” and “Transformers:Dark of the Moon”—up against “Pirates of the Caribbean 4”; the reels for the hits “Black Swan” vying for Best Thriller, “Hangover Part II” and “Bad Teacher” for Best Comedy, or “The Tillman Story” for Best Doc...

IFFF panels announced

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PanelsWelcome to the IFFF. Providing professional panels and networking opportunities for aspiring filmmakers to meet with established leaders in the industry is central to IFFF's mission. The 2011 festival will re-present some of last year's more popular panels and add some new and exciting panels in specialized areas of film interest and distribution. Check back periodically for "Panels" schedule additions, changes and/or updates. Seating is limited and many of these ...

Screen play nominations for the SAG Awards

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SCREEN NOMINEESORIGINAL SCREENPLAYBurn After Reading, Written by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, Focus FeaturesMilk, Written by Dustin Lance Black, Focus FeaturesVicky Cristina Barcelona, Written by Woody Allen, The Weinstein CompanyThe Visitor, Written by Tom McCarthy, Overture FilmsThe Wrestler, Written by Robert Siegel, Fox Searchlight PicturesADAPTED SCREENPLAYThe Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Screenplay by Eric Roth; Screen Story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord; Based on the Short Story by F. Sco...

NEWSLETTER N° 344: December 21, 2007

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NEWS FROM OUR PARTNER The ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY EXPO (“EIE”), a partner of Filmfestivals.com, is a FREE five-star event on January 27, 2008 at the Westin Hotel in Times Square that brings everyone in the Entertainment Industry together under one roof (Anticipated attendance of over 5,000 entertainment professionals). It is the only business...

SXSW Film Announces Festival Winners

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The winners of the 2008 edition of the SXSW Film Festival.Jury AwardsREEL SHORTS Special Jury Award - The Second Line, Director: John Magary Winner - (Tie) Warlord, Director: David Garrett & Small Apartment, Director: Andrew T. BetzerANIMATED SHORTS Special Jury Award - I hate you don't touch me or Bat and Hat, Director: Becky James Winner - Madame Tulti-Putli, Director: Chris Lavis & Maciek SzczerbowskiEXPERIMENTAL SHORTS Special Jury Award - Upwards March, Director: Kaveh Nabati...

SXSW Film Announces Festival Winners

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SXSW has announced the winners of the 2008 edition of the SXSW Film Festival.Jury AwardsREEL SHORTSSpecial Jury Award - "The Second Line," Director: John Magary.Winner - (Tie) "Warlord," Director: David Garrett & "Small Apartment,"Director: Andrew T. BetzerANIMATED SHORTSSpecial Jury Award - "I hate you don't touch me or Bat and Hat," Director:Becky JamesWinner - "Madame Tulti-Putli," Director: Chris Lavis & Maciek SzczerbowskiEXPERIMENTA...

SXSW Film Announces Festival Winners

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SXSW has announced the winners of the 2008 edition of the SXSW Film Festival.Jury AwardsREEL SHORTSSpecial Jury Award - "The Second Line," Director: John Magary.Winner - (Tie) "Warlord," Director: David Garrett & "Small Apartment,"Director: Andrew T. BetzerANIMATED SHORTSSpecial Jury Award - "I hate you don't touch me or Bat and Hat," Director:Becky JamesWinner - "Madame Tulti-Putli," Director: Chris Lavis & Maciek SzczerbowskiEXPERIMENTAL SHORTSSpecial Jury Award - "Upwards March," Director: Ka...

Lineup for inaugural Fairhope Film Festival

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The 1st Annual Fairhope Film Festival (FFF) is thrilled to announce the complete lineup of films slated to screen at the event, April 3-5, in Fairhope, AL. This new festival has received numerous entries from all over the world and has selected 15 great pictures that boast a wide variety of dramatic, documentary, short and student films. Among these films, 5 of them are World Premieres; 2 Features, 1 Documentary and 2 Short Films. The FFF is also proud to showcase “Racing Daylight”, an Inde...

Gasparilla Film Festival highlights

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The 2008 Gasparilla Film Festival (Wednesday, February 27th- Sunday, March 2nd, 2008) will feature a film produced by Tampa native Jeff Balis and directed by Scott Prendergast on its Opening Night at Tampa Theatre, Wednesday, February 27th. (The screening will be preceded by an Opening Night VIP party, which will begin at 6pm. The screening will start at 7:45pm) The movie 'Kabluey' has been called a 'charming and pointed comedy- a genuine discovery' by the Hollywood Reporter. 'Kabluey' stars L...

SXSW launches The Greenlight Awards competition for digital series

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ON Networks(R) (ON), in partnership with South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival, today announced it is now accepting submissions for the recently announced Greenlight Awards(TM) at http://www.thegreenlightawards.com. The site can also be accessed through the SXSW or ON websites. The Greenlight Awards competition is the industry's first to recognize the next great, original and episodic digital series. Finalists will compete in two categories - best concept and best show - and wil...

Halloween Horrors At FLIFF

 Monday, October 29----------Since the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival always falls over the Halloween holiday, the Festival makes a special effort to involve youngsters and those young at heart with special film programs to celebrate the Halloween horrors. On Wednesday evening at the Cinema Paradiso,, the festivities begins with a late night double feature. First up is FEAST, the film that emerged from the HBO Project Greenlight. In this gore-rama, humans keep trying to outwit n...

OUTING RILEY Wins Top Award at 19th NewFest

Thursday, June 14------The 19th Annual NewFest (New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film Festival) came to a close this past Sunday, setting records for attendance and kicking off the gay and lesbian pride celebrations in June. “We had another strong turnout to this year’s festival,” said Basil Tsiokos, Artistic Director of NewFest.  “We’re proud to have provided a great kickoff to Gay Pride Month.” Awards were announced before the Closing Night Film screening of SAVE ...

Shemi Zarhin’s Aviva, My Love will kick off 22nd Annual Israel Film Festival

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Israel Film Festival Founder and Executive Director Meir Fenigstein announced today that Shemi Zarhin’s Aviva, My Love will kick off 22nd Annual Israel Film Festival as the opening night film at the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood on March 7th. Over 30 films, documentaries, television dramas and series will screen at various venues including the Laemmle Sunset 5 Theaters in Hollywood, WGA Theater in Beverly Hills, Laemmle in Encino and Fallbrook 7 in West Hills. Additional titles are ...

Shemi Zarhin’s Aviva, My Love will kick off Israel Film Festival

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Israel Film Festival Founder and Executive Director Meir Fenigstein announced today that Shemi Zarhin’s Aviva, My Love will kick off 22nd Annual Israel Film Festival as the opening night film at the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood on March 7th. Over 30 films, documentaries, television dramas and series will screen at various venues including the Laemmle Sunset 5 Theaters in Hollywood, WGA Theater in Beverly Hills, Laemmle in Encino and Fallbrook 7 in West Hills. Additional titles are ...

Indie Film Nation Podcast #066 for 23nd December 2006

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Interviews with Matt Farnsworth (star/writer/director) and Daine Foster (star/producer) of Iowa (USA) award winning feature film plus Daniel Casey (writer/director) of The Death of Michael Smith (USA) feature film to premiere at the Slamdance Film Festival 07 ...

Beverly Hills Shorts Festival Announces Eclectic Line Up

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The 2006 Beverly Hills Shorts Festival Announces Eclectic Assortment of Short Narrative Films and DocumentariesBack in the 30’s and 40’s, it was common place for short films to screen before the feature presentation: cartoons for kiddie movies, newsreels and live action shorts for adults. In the 60’s and 70’s the popularity of the short film format began to lag and became obsolete; taken over by flashy film trailers and more recently commercials. However, the latest digital media develop...

41st Chicago Festival in action with 100 feature films

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The Chicago International Film Festival, the oldest competitive international film festival in North America, will raise the curtain on its 41st edition on October 6, then run through October 20 at Chicago theaters. Film fans will be able to choose from 100 feature films and 42 short films from 34 countries.The 2005 Festival will include three world premieres (The Trouble with Dee Dee, Feast and The Unseen), 11 North American Premieres and 34 U.S. premieres. “Our lineup truly offers something...

Shriekfest celebrated it's 5th year anniversary with a bang!

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Shriekfest, the Los Angeles International Horror/Thriller Scifi/Fantasy Film Festival and Screenplay Competition celebrated it's 5th year anniversary with a bang! The festival opened with a horror panel sponsored by the LA Indie Film Group which included Stefan Avalos, Brian Avenet Bradley, Jeff Burr, John Gulager (from Project Greenlight), Ken Hall, & Rolfe Kanefsky. Then the festival kicked off the first weekend of screenings with an opening night party at the Red Buddha. 55 features and sh...

Sin City extended version at the inaugural Fantastic Fest

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The inaugural Fantastic Fest (Oct. 6-9, 2005) will present sneak previews of Robert Rodriguez & Frank Miller’s SIN CITY: RECUT & EXTENDED; John Gulager’s Project Greenlight horror film FEAST as a work-in-progress; and Werner Herzog’s science-fiction fantasy THE WILD BLUE YONDER (Winner, FIPRESCI Prize, 2005 Venice Film Festival).SIN CITY: RECUT & EXTENDED expands the hit film into a trilogy of stand-alone stories, featuring new footage and extended scenes. (Fantastic Fest will be the firs...

PGA nominees: cold, samurai, Lord and master, Mystic, seabiscuit

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15th Annual Event to be Held Saturday, January 17th The Producers Guild of America announced the nominated motion picture and television productions and honorees for the 2004 Producers Guild Awards, taking place on Saturday, January 17th at the Century Plaza Hotel. The nominees are:Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion PicturesCold Mountain (Miramax Films)Sydney PollackWilliam HorbergAlbert Berger & Ron YerxaThe Last Samurai (Warner Bros.)Marshall Herskovitz & Edward ...

New Orleans media experience awards

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WINNERS OF THE INAUGURAL NEW ORLEANS MEDIA EXPERIENCE ANNOUNCEDWinning Films include Abby Singer, Sounds Of Memphis, and Genital Warts: The MusicalWinners of the film and music video competitions were honored with the Fleur De Lis Award on Friday, October 31, 2003 at the first annual New Orleans Media Experience ("The Experience"). Over 100 short, animated, documentary and feature films were screened at the inaugural Experience, the first-of-its kind convergence festival celebrating the best of...

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