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Cut It Short!: Blog with filmmaker Q&As

Cut It Short!: Tuesday 8th December 2009 Cut It Short! was an superb short film benefit night for The Strawberry Shorts Film Festival 2010. It ran on Tuesday the 8th of December 2009 at The Boathouse and was packed with a selection of short films from the last few years of our Best New Local Filmmaker competition. It was also packed with the filmmakers whose films we screened. Throughout the night we had Q&A sessions with the filmmakers in between the screening. They give a real ...

FIKE 2009 Awards

  FIKE 2009, the 8th edition of Évora International Short Film Festival, came to an end this Tuesday, December 1st, with the Closing Session and Award Ceremony. The Official Jury of FIKE decided the following awards: Best Fiction Sotto il mio Giardino (Under My Garden) Andrea Lodovichetti, Italy Best Animation Klotz & Klumpen (Chump & Clump) Stephan Sacher, Germany Best Documentary The Solitary Life of Cranes Eva Weber, United K...

Soundtrack International Film and Music Festival gets Oscar Nod

Mugabe and the White African, one of the films in this year's Soundtrack International Film and Music Festival (Nov 18-22 has been shortlisted for an Oscar, adding more prestige to a festival described by Danny Boyle as "crucial". The powerful and intimate feature-length documentary about the Mugabe regime is amongst the 15 Documentary Features shortlisted for an Academy Award, hoping to make it onto the final five list ready for t...

Tucson Film & Music Festival Unveils Complete Film & Music Lineup

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...

Creative Screenwriting announces the winners

Creative Screenwriting is proud to announce the winners and finalists in our 2009 contest. Congratulations to everyone who is listed below on great screenplays.Thank you to everyone who entered - the new Screenwriting Expo Screenplay Competition is ending soon. The grand prize includes $20,000 cash and a chance to pitch A-list companies the day after you win! CLICK HERE TO ENTER.FEATURE SCRIPTSGRAND PRIZE WINNERWithout Consent - Roberta Rovner PieczenikSECOND PLACEBenazir - Muhammad Ali HasanTHI...


    CrazeTV CRAZE is a premier Music & Entertainment channel, broadcasting a gigantic selection of videos covering: Music Clips from the biggest artists Interviews & Gossip Exclusive Urban Music Shows Behind the Scenes with Artists & Bands Music Documentaries Live Concerts - recorded as well as live events broadcasted over the web, ...

Call for Entries for Chicago International Children's Film Festival!!

The 26th annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival (CICFF), Oct. 22-Nov. 1, 2009 Deadline: early-May 1 & late-May 31. The CICFF is the largest competitive fest of films & videos for children in North America, programming over 200 films & videos from 40 countries targeted for children ages 3-16. The CICFF is the only Academy-qualifying children’s film festival in the world. Entries must have copyright date of 2006, 2007 or 2008. CICFF presents films in contexts that en...

Reelworld music video program

The Music Video Program is one of ReelWorld Film Festival’s most entertaining events! And what better way to spend your Friday night than to groove to some of Canada’s most accomplished music directors and artists on the big screen! Venue: Cineplex Odeon Carlton Cinemas (20 Carlton Street)Date: Friday April 17, 2009 - Time: 11:00 pmProgram: Here is a glimpse of our amazing Canadian-made music videos lineup “ONE VOICE” – Artist : The Bilz & Kashif – Director: Sixteen Pad Films“CRO...

The Hollywood NetAwards

The Hollywood NetAwards®, co-chaired by "New York Times" bestselling author, web pioneer, and founder of the Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, Carlos de Abreu, and Digital Advisors President, Bruce Eisen, announce the 2008 winners of the "Hollywood NetAwards®." Best entertainment site went to, best game site to, best movie studio site to, best music site to, best TV network site to, best video site to

Cinemerge Film & Video Festival & Entertainment Convention

Cinemerge film & video festival & entertainment convention With a film & video festival, games, vendors, panels, raffles, workshops, door prizes, guest meet & greets, schmooze lounge & alot more. @

6th London Short Film Festival award winners

UK FILM COUNCIL AWARD for Best Film of the Festivaljudges: Lizzie Francke (development producer for the UK Film Council’s Development Fund and previously Artistic Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival), & Lenny Crooks (Head of the UK Film Council's New Cinema Fund)First prize (£500)SEPTEMBER (Esther May Campbell)“for its swooning sense of cinema and delicate and dreamlike observations.” (Lizzie Francke)First Runner-UpRALPH (Alex Winckler)“Accomplished, original and sensi...

Conclusions on UK Values for the Digital Download

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "UK Music & Video Retailers 2008" report to their offering. UK Music & Video Retailers 2008 provides comprehensive analysis of the music & video market in the UK as many retailers in the sector continue to struggle. The report looks at the dynamics, growth trends and drivers, key indicators and profiles the top operators in the market including Amazon, Asda, HMV, iTunes, Te...

CineMart selects 36 film projects

38th International Film Festival Rotterdam 21 January – 1 February 2009 CineMart selects 36 film projects for the 26th edition of the co-production market From almost 500 submissions, 36 international film projects have been selected to be presented at CineMart (25 - 29 January 2009) to an expected 850 international producers, sales agents, distributors and funds. The selection includes project by Zhang Yuan (EAST PALACE, WEST PALACE), Erik Skjoldbjærg (INSOMNIA), Ruben Östlund (INVOLUNTA...

AEAF Award finalists announced

The finalists in the 12th AEAF Awards are now online. Full listThis year, we received over 200 entries from around the world. For the first time, the Short Film category received the most number of entries. This reflects the increasing number of young artists taking advantage of the range of digital media technologies, HD cameras, multiple core processors, the latest software for editing, animation and special effects, to create work of the highest quality. Thank you to everyone who entered thei...

2008 New York Television Festival Awards Ceremony

By Maria Esteves - October 15, 2008 The 4th New York Television Festival (NYTVF) Awards Ceremony was held at the New World Stages, Wednesday, September 17, 6:00 PM. 2008 NYTVF Awards presented by NYTVF, Procter & Gamble Productions, FOX Television Network and People's Choice acknowledges the best independent television pilot shows and comedy scripts. 2008 NYTVF Closing Night Premiere of HBO new animated comedy series "The Life and Times of Tim," created/written/executiv...

New York Television Festival (NYTVF) Digital Day keynote

The 4th New York Television Festival (NYTVF) Digital Day keynote panel discussion "The New Storytellers: What Works on the Web" moderated by partner, Marc Chamlin, Loeb & Loeb, LLP, was held at New World Stages, Tuesday, September 16, 4:30 PM. The panelist included general manager Rob Bennett, MSN Entertainment & Video Services; vice president digital media Craig Parks, IFC; co-founder/creative director Fred Seibert, Next New Networks; and executive vice president motion picturestelevision & min...

European Film Awards - The Selection has 44 titles

 EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2008in alphabetical order (please note that articles (a, the/le, la/el, il, etc) are ignored)3 DIAS (Before the Fall), Spaindirected by Francisco Javier Gutierrezwritten by Juan Velarde & F. Javier Gutierrezproduced by Maestranza Films, Green Moon Prod., PentagramaSynopsis: What would you do if the world was going to end in 72 hours? What would your neighbours, your family, the whole world do? The Secretary General of the Council of Nations has announced that a giganti...

The European Film Academy opens the vote for the People's Choice Award 2008

The European Film Academy's People's Choice Award allows film fans across the continent to elect their favourite European film. As part of the European Film Awards, the People's Choice Award sheds a special spotlight on the people films are made for - the audience.Winners of the past include Pedro Almodóvar's VOLVER, Roberto Benigni's LA VITA E BELLA, Jean-Pierre Jeunet's AMÉLIE, Peter Cattaneo's THE FULL MONTY, and Fatih Akin’s HEAD-ON.The public vote for the People's Choice Award starts on...

THE COLLEGIUM - Forum & Television Program Berlin/Germany, July 20, 2008

Cordula Alkert, lighting design & soundphotograph: Soliman Lawrence

speakers for The Media Festival

Confirmed speakers for The Media Festival. As you can see, they represent the event's global outlook and pan-industry reach and with a packed two-day, dual-stream agenda planned for November, this is just the beginning. • Emily Bell, Director of Digital Content, Guardian News & Media • Rachael Castell, Interactive Producer, English National Opera • Michael Denny, Senior Vice President, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios - Europe • Peter Fincham, Director of Television, ITV...


photo: Music and Spoken Word Presentation A Complexion Change Orchestra "A Complexion Change" (An Original Composition & Oral Presentation) Fuasi Abdul-Khaliq, USA/Berlin Saxophonist/Composer & Conductor Guest Artist Guitar Crusher, USA/Berlin Guitar & Vocals "As Long (there's a Soul there's Hope)" Jumaa Alexander Prvulovic, Germany Vocals/co-composer for "A Complexion Change" "Gather Your Men

11th Brooklyn International Film Festival

BiFF Opens the 2008 Season in Greenpoint, BrooklynWednesday May 14, 2008 - 7pm to 2amPOLISH FILM SHOWCASE & PARTY7pm - 2am (FREE of charge) Complimentary Stella Artois from 7pm to 8pm.Club Studio B: 259 Banker St. (Btwn Meserole Ave. & Calyer St.) PROGRAM [>] MY EMPIREby Ted Ciesielski, US, 2008, 7', World Premiere[>] FABRYKA (Factory)by Maciej Adamek, Poland, 2007, 30' - US Premiere[>] ALICJA WONDERLANDby Martin Gauvreau, Poland, 2008, 20', US Premi...

The Hollywood Black Film Festival line up announced

The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) has announced the initial line-up of official selections for the 9th annual competitive festival for Black filmmakers, to be held June 3rd – 8th , 2008 in Beverly Hills, CA. The slate includes 51 shorts, 11 student films, 2 animated films and 2 music videos. The roster of narrative and documentary features will be announced on April 14th.HPFF, dubbed “The Black Sundance,” is an annual, six-day celebration of Black cinema, serving as a forum to sho...

7th Annual Media Summit during MIFF: CARIBBEAN & THE AMERICAS

Media Solution Workshops & Exhibits for Broadcast & Production ProfessionalsMarch 5, 6 & 7, 2008Chapman Center, Miami Dade College, FloridaJoin broadcast industry professionals from more than 20 countries for the 7th Annual Media Summit: Caribbean & the Americas. Explore digital technology shaping the future of television. Summit includes exhibits and conferences covering high definition along with digital broadcasting and post production solutions for broadcasters in every budge...

Mipcom announces Mobile TV Award Winners

MIPCOM announces the winners of the MIPCOM Mobile & Internet TV Awards 2007. The international trophies were awarded earlier this evening in a packed auditorium at the 23rd annual MIPCOM (8 - 12 October, 2007, Palais des Festivals, Cannes). The winning titles were chosen by an international grand jury from a total of 32 nominated projects.Organised in partnership with Any Screen Productions, Marché du Film de Cannes & Short Film Corner, The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard, the MIPCOM Mobile & ...


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