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Palm Springs Shortfest awards 2011

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Bahiya & Mahmoud Receives Best of Festival Award; UMOJA: No Men Allowed Receives Panavision Grand Jury Award; Tsuyako Receives Future Filmmaker AwardThe 2011 Palm Springs International ShortFest, the largest short film festival and market in North America, announced its Festival award winners on Sunday, June 26, 2011. 331 short films screened throughout the Festival along with more than 3,000 filmmaker submissions available in the film market. A total of $128,800 in prizes, including $14,000 i...

Palm Springs International ShortFest lines up 331

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It’s not always about length... enjoy some quality shorts this summer! The 2011 Palm Springs International ShortFest, Short Film Festival & Film Market announced today its roster of 331 films, selected from more than 3,000 worldwide entries. Now in its 17th year, ShortFest will showcase 64 World Premieres, 58 North American Premieres and 25 U.S. Premieres. The selection of films for screening and competition features star-studded casts and award-winning films from 50 countries around the wo...

UCLA TFT Festival of New Creative Work 2011

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AARON SORKIN, ALLISON ANDERS AND JUNE FORAY TO BE HONORED AT UCLA TFT 2011 FESTIVAL OF NEW CREATIVE WORK Aaron Sorkin, Allison Anders and June Foray will be among those honored at this year's Festival of New Creative Work presented by UCLA's School of Theater, Film & Television (TFT) http://legacy.tft.ucla.edu/festival/. The annual week-long festival showcases and screens the works of TFT's emerging artists, and honors the work of the entertainment industry's brightest and most respecte...

Keri Putnam appointed as the Sundance Institute's new Executive Director

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Robert Redford, Founder and President of Sundance Institute, and Wally Weisman, Chairman of the Board, today announced the appointment of Keri Putnam as the Institute's new Executive Director. "In the spirit of moving forward with new ideas and a fresh approach in the environment that surrounds us, Keri's appointment reflects the new direction in which Sundance Institute is headed," Redford said. Putnam, who recently served as President of Production for Miramax Films, the Wa...

Tucson Film & Music Festival Closing Night film Rock Prophecies

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Tucson Film & Music Festival Celebrates Closing Night at The Historic Rialto with Closing Night Film "Rock Prophecies" & TFMF After Dark: "Lost Dream"The 5th annual Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) is pleased to announce its closing night festivities. The very special evening will take place at The Rialto Theatre in downtown Tucson on Sunday, October 11, 2009. The evening commences at 7:30 pm with the TFMF Closing Night Film "Rock Prophecies" (AZ Premiere), John Chester's feature-length docum...

Tucson Film & Music Festival Unveils Complete Film & Music Lineup

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The Tucson Film & Music Festival (TFMF) is pleased to announce its complete film and music lineup for the 5th annual event, which will take place October 9-11, 2009 at various venues throughout Tucson, AZ.Among the selection of World, U.S. and regional premieres, this year's film highlights include Director Jim Granato's "D tour," documenting the poignant story of indie rock band Rogue Wave and its drummer's quest for a new kidney; the North American Premiere of "Berlin Playground" by award-winn...

Tucson Film and Music Festival highlights

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The Tucson Film and Music Festival announced today that "Largo" will be the festival's Opening Night film, and "The Sweet Lady with the Nasty Voice" will be the Centerpiece selection for the 5th annual event taking place October 9-11, 2009. The festival, known for bringing compelling cinema and music to Tucson, boasts a line-up of all Arizona film premieres at this year's event. Wanda Jackson will also treat festival-goers to an exclusive live concert at PLUSH.LargoDirected by Mark Flanagan & An...

Film Independent announces participants for screenwriters lab

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Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival, has announced the screenwriters and film projects selected for its 10th annual Screenwriters Lab, sponsored by the Writers Guild of America, West. Taking place in Los Angeles from August 17 until September 16, the Screenwriters Lab is an intensive five-week incubator designed to help writers improve their craft, and take their current scripts to the next level in a nurturing, yet ch...

Tucson Film & Music Festival Names Allison Anders and Danny Vinik to Creative Advisory Board

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Tucson Film & Music Festival is thrilled to announce that it has added two significant voices of indie film to its Creative Advisory Board: Allison Anders and Danny Vinik. "Allison has been a supporter of TFMF since it began," explains Festival Director Michael Toubassi. "She is a wonderful filmmaker and cinephile and I love her commitment to the world of film and music. Dan Vinik is a long-standing member of the creative community in downtown Tucson. His many successe...

Quentin Tarantino Biography

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Film career After Tarantino met Lawrence Bender at a Hollywood party, Bender encouraged Tarantino to write a screenplay. In January 1992, Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs hit the Sundance Film festival. The film garnered critical acclaim and the director became a legend in the UK and the cult film circuit. Reservoir Dogs was a dialogue-driven heist movie that set the tone for his later films. Tarantino wrote the script in three and a half weeks and Bender forwarded it to director Monte Hellman. Hel...

The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) is gearing up to return to Los Angeles

Those needing an indie film fix will be happy to hear that The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) is gearing up to return to Los Angeles with an exciting lineup of independent films, red carpet premieres and special events, taking place July 17-24, 2008. NYIIFVF kicks off with a film/art market and networking party at the stylish Cabana Club on Thursday July 17 from 6pm-Midnight. In keeping with NYIIFVF's unique and successful formula of 15 years, over 100 eclec...

The New York Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) gearing up to return to LA

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Those needing an indie film fix will be happy to hear that The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF) is gearing up to return to Los Angeles with an exciting lineup of independent films, red carpet premieres and special events, taking place July 17-24, 2008. NYIIFVF kicks off with a film/art market and networking party at the stylish Cabana Club on Thursday July 17 from 6pm-Midnight. In keeping with NYIIFVF's unique and successful formula of 15 years, over 100 eclec...

Film Independent announces 8th Director Series

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Dawn Hudson, Executive Director of Film Independent, announced today the eighth-annual Director Series will be held February 20 – March 26, 2008 at The Landmark West Los Angeles, giving attendees access to some of the most innovative names in independent filmmaking. Oscar® nominated writer José Rivera (“The Motorcycle Diaries”) will serve as moderator for the first time.“The Director Series is a unique event which provides film lovers with a rare opportunity to hear and learn from toda...

Deep Ellum Film Festival wrapped

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Deep Ellum Film Festival has been showing more than 75 feature films, documentaries, and shorts to be presented at its sixth annual gathering Wednesday, October. 14 through Thursday, October 21st, in Dallas (Deep Ellum) Texas. The fiercely independent festival has opened with the Texas Premiere of Kinsey, starring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney, directed by Bill Condon; The Dallas Premiere Imaginary Heroes starring Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams; The Texas Premiere of Ong B...

Don't Knock the Rock Fest

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2nd ANNUAL DON'T KNOCK THE ROCK FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL 2004 Hollywood, CAOPENING NIGHT FILM: GRAM PARSONS- FALLEN ANGEL CLOSING NIGHT FILM: EDGEPLAY- A FILM ABOUT THE RUNAWAYS PJ HARVEY'S FIRST LOS ANGELES PERFORMANCE PROMOTING HER LATEST CD "UH HUH HER" TO CLOSE FEST Festival Founder Allison Anders, Festival Director Gianna Chachere, Festival Producer Maya Smukler and Music Director Tiffany Anders announce the Second Annual DON'T KNOCK THE ROCK FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL. The three-day roc...

Marcie Bloom to be honored at next hamptons fest

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THE HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AND indieWIRE SET TO TOAST MARCIE BLOOMThe Hamptons International Film Festival is presenting its 12th anniversary season this October 20th – 24th, 2004. The Hamptons Festival is a celebration of film – its art, its excitement, its people. This year, the Festival partners with indieWIRE to inaugurate a new event where we celebrate a person or persons who best exemplifies the spirit of the independent film world and whose energy, vision, and acumen ...

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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