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NEWSLETTER N° 404: February 25, 2009

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Our newsletter reaches over 73 000 subscribers every week   Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE LAUNCHED THIS WEEK Quick summary of the changes on fest21.com include : - New look, easier navigation - Transfer of the Festival Directory data...

Los Angeles Film Festival

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THE LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL June 18-28, 2009   Call for Entries No longer accepting submissions for the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival Contact Info Los Angeles Film Festival Film Independent 9911 West Pico Blvd, 11th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90035, USA 310.432.1209 310.432.1203 FAX 9911 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035 LAFilmFest@FilmIndependent.org STAFF Rebecca Yeldham Director Gloria G. Campbell, Managing Director Progr...

NEWSLETTER N° 403: February 18, 2009

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NEWSLETTER N° 402: February 11, 2009

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8 Emerging Directors to Receive Film Independent Fellowship and Support Services-

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Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival, has announced the filmmakers and film projects selected for its 8th annual Directors Lab, sponsored by Eastman Kodak Company. Taking place in Los Angeles from now until the end of March, the Directors Lab is an intensive eight-week incubator designed to assist directors with strong, original voices develop new narrative feature films, improve their craft, and advance their filmmakin...

NEWSLETTER N° 401: February 4, 2009

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NEWSLETTER N° 400: January 28, 2009

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Follow this link if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor of the site, Advertise on the sites. ENJOY THE NEW VERSION OF THE SITE LAUNCHING THIS WEEK Quick summary of the changes on fest21.com include : - New look, easier navigation - Transfer of the Festival Directory database, the renowned Festival Directory from Filmfestivals.com is moving to Fest21.com whith easier searc...

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...

Interim Co-Directors named for the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival

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Film Independent announced today that Senior Director Sean McManus and Director of Programming Rachel Rosen will serve as Interim Co-Directors for the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival said Dawn Hudson, Executive Director of Film Independent. “The Festival continues to grow every year in attendance, and it has become a ground-breaking opportunity for fresh and diverse filmmaking voices around the world,” said Dawn Hudson. “During this interim period, I am confident that Sean and Rachel will...

The updated agenda of Vegas International Film Festival Summit

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SUNDAY DECEMBER 7, 2008 11:00am Registration Opens 1:45pm- 2:00pm Welcoming Remarks & Introductions 2:00pm- 2:45pm Opening Keynote Presentation: Indie Films' Change Agenda Rick is the CEO of SnagFilms, a new digital distribution company founded by AOL Vice-Chairman EmeritusTed Leonsis, and backed by Leonsis, AOL founder Steve Case and others. Launched in July, 2008, SnagFilms gives everyone the latest in web tools to find, watch and share great documentary films and then engag...

A conversation between Richard Raddon, Director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, and Stephanie Ronnet

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Stephanie Ronnet: When was the Los Angeles Film Festival created ? Can you describe that festival? Richard Raddon: The Los Angeles Film Festival began as the Los Angeles International Film Festival [LAIFF] in 1995. The LAIFF took place over the course of five days in one location at the DGA in Hollywood, California. The LAIFF ran for 7 years, until it was absorbed by Film Independent (formerly IFP/Los Angeles) in 2001. At it's height the LAIFF attracted 19,000 attendees. Today the Los Angeles Fi...

Conversation with Richard Raddon, LA Film Fest Director

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Stephanie Ronnet: When was the Los Angeles Film Festival created ? Can you describe that festival? Richard Raddon: The Los Angeles Film Festival began as the Los Angeles International Film Festival [LAIFF] in 1995. The LAIFF took place over the course of five days in one location at the DGA in Hollywood, California. The LAIFF ran for 7 years, until it was absorbed by Film Independent (formerly IFP/Los Angeles) in 2001. At it's height the LAIFF attracted 19,000 attendees. Today the Los Angeles ...

Palm Beach Film Festival Closes Tonight

 Thursday, April 17-----The 13th edition of the Palm Beach International Film Festival ends tonight with its Gala Closing Night Film and its Awards Ceremonies. After presenting over 100 films from around the world, as well as in-depth seminars, gala tributes and some of the most fun parties on the festival circuit, the Festival calls it a wrap tonight.The Festival ends on a musical high note, with the presentation of UK director Stephen Walker's audience-pleasing hit, YOUNG @ HEART. The docume...

YOUNG@HEART To Close Palm Beach FF

 Thursday, April 10----The Palm Beach International Film Festival, which opens this evening, has announced that its Closing Night Film on April 17 will be the inspirational comedy “Young@Heart,” directed by Stephen Walker.  The film captures seven unforgettable weeks in the lives of the members of the Young@Heart Chorus, a group of spirited seniors based in Northampton , Massachusetts , who specialize in reinterpreting rock, punk and R&B classics from a unique perspective with their c...

Palm Springs Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Coming This Summer

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Palm Springs Cultural Center is adding a major event to its calendar of happenings - The Palm Springs Gay & Lesbian Film Festival - to be held at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs from Friday, July 25 through Thursday, July 31, 2008. The festival will present a varied combination of feature films, documentaries, and short films, and is now accepting submissions of films created by and/or about thematic issues relevant to the LGBT community. "We're establishing this new film event as a focal point...

Reorganization and staff expansion at Film Independent

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Film Independent, the non-profit filmmakersÕ organization that produces the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Spirit Awards, announced today the reorganization and expansion of its staff.Gloria Campbell has been named Operations Director for the Los Angeles Film Festival. Film Independent established this new management position as a result of the FestivalÕs recent growth and success. Campbell will report to Festival Director, Rich Raddon. Since 2003, Campbell has served as a freelance Product...

New Indian film at the Annual Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council

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The 7th Annual Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival runs November 7-11 at prestigious venues across Manhattan, such as Loews Times Square, Madame Tussaud’s, Asia Society, and Loews Broadway. Fueled by independent artistic expression, the 50 films selected this year include stories that range from social issues to gritty suspense dramas. This year’s Festival kicks off with the much awaited red-carpet screening of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Saawariya’, the first Indian co-pro...

Film Independent ready to host Filmmaker Forum

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Dawn Hudson, Executive Director of Film Independent, announced today the third-annual Filmmaker Forum will be held October 19- 21 at the Directors Guild of America, giving attendees access to some of the most innovative names in indie filmmaking. “Our Filmmaker Forum is not your conventional ‘How to Make it in the Business’ seminar,” said Dawn Hudson, Executive Director of Film Independent. “It’s an honest, off-the-record discussion about a filmmaker’s options. Our highly respect...

Hawai Fest: a first glimpse on the fall line up

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The 27th Annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), the premier international film event in the Pacific, is set for October 18 – 28 on Oahu. More than 150 feature films, documentaries, shorts and animations, representing countries from around the world will be showcased.HIFF is the centerpiece event in Hawaii where thousands of people from around the world, top celebrities from Asia and the United States, award-winning filmmakers and directors, and the US and foreign press...

Hawaii International Film Festival line up

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The 27th Annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), the premier international film event in the Pacific, is set for October 18 – 28 on Oahu. More than 150 feature films, documentaries, shorts and animations, representing countries from around the world will be showcased.HIFF is the centerpiece event in Hawaii where thousands of people from around the world, top celebrities from Asia and the United States, award-winning filmmakers and directors, and the US and foreign press...

Big Winners At LA Film Festival

Tuesday, July 3------The LA Film Festival wrapped this past weekend with its gala awards ceremony at the Hammer Museum to announce winners of the Target Awards. The Spanish-language film AUGUST EVENING, which world premiered at the event, won the Target Award for Best Narrative Feature. The film, written and directed by Chris Eska, with a Hispanic cast that includes Pedro Castaneda, Veronica Loren, Abel Becerra, Walter Perez, Sandra Rios and Cesar Flores, is the story of an undocumented worke...

Billy The Kid wins Target Documentary Award at the LA Fest

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Film Independent announced the winners of the Target Filmmaker Awards at the Los Angeles Film Festival's Spirit of Independence event honoring Clint Eastwood on Thursday, June 28. These awards, presented by Terrence Howard and Aidan Quinn, include the Target Filmmaker Award for Best Narrative Feature, which went to Chris Eska for August Evening, and the Target Documentary Award for Best Documentary Feature, which went to Jennifer Venditti for Billy the Kid. "These films represent the unique visi...

Filmmaker Lisa Murray covers LA Fest on her fest21.com blog

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Experience the Los Angeles Film Festival through the eyes of Lisa Murray as she captures the entire experience on her blog and for FilmFestivals.com. The festival launched Thursday, June 21, and will conclude with a Closing Night Gala on Sunday, July 1. Murray will be attending the galas and events and will upload pictures and video as well as interviews with filmmakers and festival-goers."I am doing this blog for the girl or guy in a small town who may not have the resources to attend a festiva...

Los Angeles Film Festival full line up

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Film Independent announced the full program line-up for the 2007 Los Angeles Film Festival (Thursday, June 21 – Sunday, July 1), including the Opening Night and Closing Night films.As previously announced, Academy Award®-winning actor and filmmaker Clint Eastwood will receive this year’s Spirit of Independence Award on Thursday, June 28 at a special event sponsored by Target. Tony Bennett, who is the focus of a new documentary for which Clint Eastwood serves as executive producer, will pre...

CHALK Mixes Documentary and Drama

Tuesday, June 5--------Even though the film was screening in Portugal, many thousands of miles from its setting in Austin, Texas, the audience was remarkably the same. "There is always a strong core of teachers who come to our screenings", director Mike Akel said of his film CHALK, one of six American independent films screening in competition here at Festroia. When polling the audience during his introductory remarks, to see how many teachers were in the audience of 250, nearly 30 p...

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