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Carmarthen Bay Film Festival 2013

      Carmarthen Bay Film Festival

 is all about encouraging and supporting independent film
 and cinema here in Wales the UK and Internationally.
 The festival is and will always be, a champion of independent  film!

Our is motto ‘This festival is honest’

In April 2012 Carmarthen Bay Film Festival was founded by Kelvin Guy.
The festival was held for the first time in Llanelli,Carmarthenshire,the home town of Wales' very first Hollywood film Gareth Hughes. The festival is very much the champion of the independent film maker and cinema in the UK! Carmarthen Bay Film Festival was one of the first festivals to sign up to UFFO code of conduct. Which basically means it's an open and ethical one! The festival also has a committee/board AND an independent panel of judges which is overseen by Kelvin as it's CEO

  Festival Board/Committee

  Kelvin Guy Festival Founder and CEO.
  Wynford Ellis Owen Festival President.
  Tyrone D Murphy Executive Director.
  Iwan Rees Festival Director.
  Robert Lloyd Press Officer.
                   

 Judges confirmed for 2013

  Wynford Ellis Owen
  Tyrone D Murphy
  Iwan Rees
  Gary Slaymaker
  Jon Tregenna
  Catherine Tregenna
 
Submissions & Categories Cyflwyniadau & Categoriau

Entry Criteria
Productions must be independently produced, with the maker retaining complete editorial control and copyright. Productions must have been completed after January 1, 2010
Festival Categories

Feature (OVER 60 MINS)
Documentary Feature (OVER 60 MINS)
Sci-Fi / Horror Feature(OVER 60 MINS)
Foreign Language Feature(OVER 60 MINS)
Welsh language Feature (OVER 60 MINS)
Welsh Language Short Film
Foreign Language Short
Short Documentary
Short Film
Animated Short
Experimental Short
Horror / Sci-Fi Short
Music Video

Formats accepted for film

DVD region 1 and 2 ntsc/pal
Three copies of your film are required

Submission Fees
Early Bird £10(until December 2012)
General Submission £20.00
Student £10.00

 This is what one of the many film makers that attend our first festival had to say!

"I was utterly thrilled to be involved with Carmarthen Bay's first ever film festival. It was obvious from the whole set-up that the organisers had worked hard to bring not only experienced and new filmmakers together, but also the whole community. I believe that this festival has been a breath of fresh air for We

st Wales and a great opportunity for Welsh filmmakers to stand on the same platform as the rest of the UK's talent in showcasing their work. I sincerely hope that this festival will grow and grow to highlight national as well as international talent right on our doorstep here in Wales. Thank you so much for your support with both my short films!"
Llinos Griffin

 

UFFO announce the Best of Film Festivals annual extravaganza

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The UFFO organization has just under 140 international film festivals that have adopted UFFO’s best business practices for film festivals – www.uffo.org. Membership to UFFO is free to all international festivals large and small. UFFO also help smaller festivals and non-jury festivals with business development and promotion. UFFO also has a free industry magazine being distributed throughout the UFFO festival network and via industry partners. www.ufmag.org In line with this phenom...

Industry events

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Special Events Workshop on Film Production for independent film makers by ECU Scott Hillier Workshop on Film making for local woman talents by Ceyda Asli, Turkey Seminar on Media Education by AFI gests Seminar on Film Distribution by CICAE Seminar on Film Criticism by Klaus Eder, Germany Lecture on Global Film Festival by Tyrone D Murphy, UFFO Lecture on Film marketing and distribution worldwide by Bruno Chatelin, France Roun...

CICAE - THE INTERNATIONAL ART CINEMA NETWORK with 3,000 arthouse cinema screens in its network joins UFFO and supports the Code

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The CICAE organisation has joint UFFO and pledged its support for the organisations code of conduct. This comes just weeks after the UFFO organisation announces that the legendary Hollywood actress Maureen O’ Hara took on the role as president. CIACE joining the UFO movement is a coup as it has opened up the UFFO organisation to thousands of potential new members all-over the world. UFFO now has just under 80 film festival members registered and supporting the ethical code of conduct...

DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR FILM TO A FILM FESTIVAL BLINDLY, CHECK THEM OUT!

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During the research phase for our expose documentary on scam festivals we have spoken to many filmmakers and festival directors from all over the world.   What we learnt is that there are so many scams out it can be difficult to distinguish between them. There is however one common dominator that enables the scam festival to operate with impunity, and that is that filmmakers do not look into a festival, they simply submit their film and they hope their talent is going to be recognised by a ...

New organisation www.uffo.org setup to promote the new ethical code of conduct for film festival

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We have created a new international organisation for film festivals to adopt the film festival ethical code of conduct. The organisation will also be a window for filmmakers to view a list of legitimate festivals who have adopted the code of conduct. The ethical code of conduct was written with the participation of filmmakers and festivals directors from all over the world to help stop scam festivals. If a film festival has adopted the new ethical code of conduct through www.uffo.org (Un...

Would an association of film festivals by film festivals be in the interests of filmmakers?

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Given the number of scam festivals happily scamming impressionable and aspiring filmmakers around the world is it now time for an association of film festivals. Although it would be a good idea there are a number of reasons why this may not be feasible.   In the United Kingdom there is a quaint little set of laws that allow the Police to investigate themselves in matters such as official complaints, this as we all well know is not right or can it be seen to be transparent or fair.   Alth...

Film Festival Scammers and a Code of Conduct for Film Festivals

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Have you been scammed by a film festival, if so let us know We recently came across one festival organiser who runs 4 festivals, most of the awards go to their own films and the rest go in the trash. We are producing a filmmaking community expose documentary on scam film festivals. We are looking for shooters from all over the world to get involved Would you support a Code of Conduct for film festivals? More to the point would the festivals agree to a code of conduct? This...

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