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Butterflies, the film about YouTubers Premieres in LA and you are invited!!!!

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Please come to the World Premiere of the first feature film about YouTube, Butterflies. YouTube on a big screen for the very first time here: AOF (Action on FIlm) International Film Festival July 27th, 2009 @ 8PM Theater 1 at the Regency Academy Theatre 673 East Colorado Blvd Pasadena, CA Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.aoffest.com/store/AOF-2009-c4.htm The official event invite is on Facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/reqs.php#/event.php?eid=112005473435&ref=mf...

The Global Film Village: Hollywood Focuses on the Future by Marla Lewin

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ESCA 2009: This is a conference about the nuts and bolts that drive the Entertainment Industry and was held at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles over two days. The Studios feel that Blu-ray is the wave of the future. The question remains how to keep the quality and cost effectiveness for both machines and product.  It is important for the consumer to be aware that if you are not paying for the top end models of players, then all products may not be compatable at this time.   Internation...

"Brüno" overshadows Jacko's Star - From Los Angeles by Stephanie Ronnet

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Sometimes Hollywood lives up to its legend. Years ago, I was producing 2 entertainment weekly shows in L.A, and multi-talented French icon Thierry Lhermitte, was promoting "An Indian in the City" -- which went through an "extreme (re)make-over" by Disney later on... As we asked him if he pictured himself pursuing a career in Hollywood, he replied "No way, it's like the Cannes Film Festival 365 days a year!".However, recently, the recession hit, and what reached an a...

Brüno's Premiere overshadows Jacko's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Sometimes Hollywood lives up to its legend. Years ago, I was producing 2 entertainment weekly shows in L.A, and multi-talented French icon Thierry Lhermitte, was promoting "An Indian in the City" -- which went through an "extreme (re)make-over" by Disney later on... As we asked him if he pictured himself pursuing a career in Hollywood, he replied "No way, it's like the Cannes Film Festival 365 days a year!".However, recently, the recession hit, and what reached an all time high in Hollywood, was...

Butterflies in Reflex, Czech Republic

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An interview with the director of Butterflies, Ester Brymova will be in the next issue of Reflex, the equivalent of Time magazine in the Czech Republic.  The issue goes on sale Thursday and you can also read the article online at www.reflex.cz. Also, history of YouTube, and short interviews with some of the characters in the film, like LisaNova, DaveDays, Mr Safety or XgobobeanX are part of the article. You can see the World Premiere of Butterflies at the NewFilmmakers series in New...

Win tickets to the world premiere of Butterflies in NYC

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Would you be interested in creative competition for tickets to the premiere of Butterflies in NYC? For those who don't love in NY, they can exchange for later tickets in LA or a DVD. If you have twitter, tweet @filmester to let me know that you are interested. Or just simply reply here :) Thank you for reading! Love, Ester www.ButterfliesTheMovie.com www.twitter.com/filmester   Butterflies: Feature doc about YouTube  ...

Verhoeven and Rodrigez lined up at the Rutger Hauer Filmfactory

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The Rutger Hauer Filmfactory in Rotterdam (18-28 June) announces the line-up of internationally acclaimed coaches and guest lecturers for its upcoming third edition. Top directors PAUL VERHOEVEN and ROBERT RODRIGUEZ will be teaching virtual master classes via Skype. The internationally acclaimed Polish writer/director/artist LECH MAJEWSKI (BASQUIAT, THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS) and the Peruvian director CLAUDIA LLOSA (Golden Bear for LA TETA ASUSTADA) have signed on to coach aspiring director...

Butterflies, in NYC September 16th, 2009

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Mark your calendars for September 16th, 2009. The feature film about YouTube called Butterflies will be playing at New York Anthology Film Archives at 7:45 PM Tickets only $6 . This is part of the NewFilmmakers Series :) Please, take a time out of your schedule to come and see this!!   http://www.flickr.com/photos/filmester/3604227916/   ...

Launch of a new online resource for Jewish film

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(http://www.sfjff.org) is set to launch the largest and most comprehensive online resource for Jewish film in the world. The New Media Initiative will be the ultimate destination for film lovers and filmmakers alike, replicating the same successful models of curation, exhibition, education and community-building that the Festival has successfully offered since 1980, now brought to life online through a media-rich web resource ? like an IMDB for Jewish film.The SFJFF?s New Media Initiative websit...

We Made It! (Barely) * Thanks to all our New Contributors

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~ We Made It! ~ CAMBOFEST: Film, Video and Animation Festival of Cambodia is happy to announce that we've met the minimum financial requirements to continue operating through the 2009 season without interruption! Thanks in the end to the following new supporters as we conclude Phase 1 of our Rainy Season/Beginning of Spring fundraising drive: &nb...

Butterflies featured at www.indieproducer.net

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Butterflies, the feature documentary film about YouTube is featured on www.indieproducer.net. You can check it out here: http://www.indieproducer.net/profile/EsterBrym   Yeay, and thank you! ...

Newsletter N° 416: May 20th, 2009

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..............WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 416: May 20th, 2009 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. Meet us in our office in Cannes Palais 05.10 Looking forward to meeting all our festivals organizers friends attending Cannes this thursday May21st at 5.30 for a french wines and rare california winestastin...

Coming Soon to a 'Youtube' Near You...

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 Youtube is expanding? ...What's new?We're particularly intrigued and excited by the latest expansion of youtube, its first full-length film.  Luc Besson's and Yann-Arthus Betrand's 90-minute environmental awareness film Home will be the first full-length film to be available on youtube in its entirety.  The youtube release date will occur simultaneously with the theatrical and DVD release dats on June 5, World Environment Day.  All releases will be free of charge except for DVDs, which...

Filming a New Documentary called Dr Geek!

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We are currently filming a documentary called "Dr Geek" soon to be out Directed and Produced By Rick Margeson. To introduce Dr Geek see this Youtube link of Dr Geek! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxdMjC2BTwc For more info on my upcoming film Dr Geek goto: http://www.MergPictures.com ...

Butterflies Movie Trailer

This is the trailer for feature documentary film about YouTube called Butterflies. More info about film here: http://www.ButterfliesTheMovie.com

Butterflies

Director: Ester Brym.
Butterflies is a feature documentary film following the lives of six young people that are prominent 'weblebrities' on a video site YouTube. The film explores the new media, its power and its future. Will the Internet overcome traditional media? Will new media and traditional media merge? The film documents the struggles and successes of characters Lisanova, Mr. Safety, Davedays, Boh3m3, Olgakay and Xgobobeanx and their hopes to become the new 'virtual' celebrities. Also in the film: Fred, SxePhil, Charles Trippy, KevJumba, Kicesie, Paperlilies, KatiesOpinion, Daxflame, Joe Satriani, Esmee Denters, Whatthebuck, David Foley, Renetto, ClipCritics, Katy Perry, GayGod, Nigahiga, Chad Hurley and others.

Butterflies The Movie

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Butterflies follows the lives of six young people that are prominent 'weblebrities' on a video site YouTube. The film explores the new media, its power and its future. Will the Internet overcome traditional media? Will new media and traditional media merge? The film documents the struggles and successes of characters and their hopes to become the new 'virtual' celebrities. Watch the trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5HeL9mA3-M&feature=channel_page   ...

Youth Jury 2009 - Call For Entries

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Doc/Fest gives young people documentary industry insight Sheffield International Documentary Festival (Sheffield Doc/Fest) and 4Talent are once again giving young people the opportunity to gain a fantastic insight into the documentary industry. The Sheffield Doc/Fest Youth Jury 2009 is open to entries from young people age 16-21 via the 4Talent website. Heather Croall, Director of Sheffield Doc/Fest, said: “We are looking for people with the confidence to stand up and make themselves heard,...

2009 Search Engine Strategies World Tour Conference & Expo Coverage

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By Maria Esteves - April 8, 2009 The Search Engine Strategies New York Conference & Exposition (SESNY09) was held at the New York Hilton Hotel, March 23-27, 2009. SES annually present global technological advances in search engine marketing and optimization, from mobile search to link building to online video. This year's conference sponsored by Google, iProspect Ask Sponsored Listings, iContact, Microsoft and WebTrends included keynote presentations, seminars, case studies, panel ...

Tribeca Talks Series

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The 2009 Tribeca Film Festival today announced the line-up for its two discussion programs – the Tribeca Talks Series and “Behind the Screens: Films and Conversations about Truth, Clarity and Responsibility,” sponsored by iShares Exchange Traded Funds. The Tribeca Talks Series includes “Tribeca Talks Panels,” “Tribeca Talks: After the Movie,” “Tribeca Talks Special Events,” “Tribeca Talks: Industry” and “Tribeca Talks: Pen to Paper hosted by Barnes & Noble.” The 2009 ...

Glimmer programme revealed

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More than 50 World, International, European and UK Premieres in a programme that will give audiences the chance to be the first to see the stars of tomorrow.The full schedule for GLIMMER: The 7th Hull International Short Film Festival, which runs from 21st-26th April 2009, is now available at www.hullfilm.co.uk. Chiefly taking place at the Reel Cinema Hull, based in the St. Stephens Shopping Centre in Hull, the programme is made up of more than 200 short films from across the world, more than a ...

Interview with Fernando Meirelles

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From the highly acclaimed director of The Constant Gardner and City of God comes the compelling post-apocalyptic thriller BLINDNESS. This must-see chilling thriller has an all-star cast including: Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Danny Glover and Gael Garcia Bernal. BLINDNESS is released to buy and rent on DVD on 30 March 2009 from Pathé Distribution Ltd.As a city is ravaged by an epidemic of sudden blindness, its victims are quarantined in a derelict hospital where a women (Moore; Children of Men...

Sheffield Doc/Fest initiative for younger filmmakers on 4Talent website

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Sheffield International Documentary Festival (Sheffield Doc/Fest) and 4Talent are once again giving young people the opportunity to gain a fantastic insight into the documentary industry. The Sheffield Doc/Fest Youth Jury 2009 is open to entries from young people age 16-21 via the 4Talent website. Heather Croall, Director of Sheffield Doc/Fest, said: “We are looking for people with the confidence to stand up and make themselves heard, and who aren’t afraid to shout about what they think. A...

Northern Lights

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London premiere of "Stingers", digital shorts fostered by Northern Film and Media (20/1/09) There was no sign of Cleo but de cinq a sept seems now to have become the time when regional film agencies visit their latest wares on the movers and shakers of the metropolitan media milieu. I was glad to have attended the showcase presented by Newcastle-based Northern Film and Media of some of the latest digital shorts from their 'Stingers' scheme, co-funded by the UK Film Council, in the sud...

NEWSLETTER N° 399: January 21, 2009

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Our newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week   Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. Publish your video on fest21.com Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly OPEN YOUR FESTIVAL BLOG ON fest21.com "450 festivals have joined the new Myspace and Youtu...

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