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CALL FOR ENTRY 2013

  MEDIAWAVE International Film and Music Festival „Fényírók Fesztiválja – Another Connection”  30 April - 4 May 2013, Fort Monostor - Komárom                                     SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 10 JANUARY, 2013  MEDIAWAVE Festival – &ldq...

The awards of the 16th Black Nights Film Festival were announced

The grand prix of the 16th Black Nights Film Festival was awarded to the Ukrainian film House with a Turret, the Tridens Herring competition prize was awarded to Everybody's Gone and the prize for the best Estonian film went to Mushrooming.   House with a turret - Trailer - Eye on Films par eyeonfilms Described by the jury as a  haunting work of cinematic art that brings us face to face with the hardships of war through the eyes of an innocent child, House with a Turre...

REMINDER: CALL FOR ENTRIES - ITFS 2013

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20th Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (April 23-28, 2013) Submission Deadline: December 01, 2012 Online, by letter, by email – each day we receive many many interesting film entries from all over the world. At this point we would like to express our thanks to all those who already have submitted their works for pre-selection to the 20th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film. And we would like to remind all those who have not yet sent in their films that the entry de...

Stockholm International Film Festival reveals the Program of 2012

The 23rd edition of Stockholm Internatinal Film Festival's will take place 7-18 November. This years program includes more than 170 film premieres from more than 50 countries. We eagerly look forward to 12 days full of quality cinema! -This year's program is perhaps our most daring to date in which the filmmakers take greater risks than ever. The Festival strives to find the best quality films from around the world. Remarkably this year is that a third of the films in our program was ma...

2012 Palm Springs Short Fest announces Award Winners

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  2012 PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST 
ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL WINNERS Monday, June 24th sees the close of the 2012 Palm Springs International Shortfest Film Festival. The festival was held from June 19-25th and screed 324 short filmsm bringing in shortfilm filmmakers from across the globe, including filmmakers Robert Elswit, Gus Van Sant and Oorlagh George, to honor their film at what is undisputedly the largest short film festival in North America. Shortfilm prize-winners were anno...

Go Short hands out short film awards

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  On Saturday night the awards for the best short films in Europe were handed out at the busy Go Short - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen. As much as 324 short films were screened during Go Short, of which 14 had there premiere. A special winner is Wednesdays by Aaron Rookus. During the last edition of Go Short Rookus presented his idea during the very first CineCrowd audiencemarket. Wednesdays premiered this year, and won the Dutch Competition Award. It also became clear that Swe...

The 28th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival Awards

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The 28th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival This year the  Festival presented 236 films from 42 countries. SPECIAL PRIZES The 2011 Best of Fest Award Maria von Heland, The Star Talers (Germany, 2011) The Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Prize - Best Film by an Emerging Director Helio Villela Nunes, The Stubborn Mule and the Remote Control (Brazil, 2010) The Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Prize - Best Child-Produced Film  First Light, Can You Teach...

First films for the European Feature Film Competition in Munster

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20-year-old Marisa is a member of a group of right-wing extremists in a small East German town. Her life is aimless and governed by small-minded prejudices. Marisa begins to question her convictions after violence and attacks against innocent people increasingly escalate. “Kriegerin” (Combat Girls), the feature-film debut of writer-director David Wnendt, is part of the European Feature Film Competition at the 14th Filmfestival Münster (12-16 October 2011). The film, precisely observed an...

Coyote & Road Runner versus Short Film Competition

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While Coyote’s epic quest to capture the Road Runner capture a lot of attention on festival, Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux's The Rabbi's Cat won the Feature Film Crystal at the Annecy Animation Film Festival on Saturday, The Cat was judged by many to be one of the most striking French animation debuts lately. A Japanese drama cartoon about a soul reborn in the body of a suicidal teenager, Colorful won The Best Asian Anime Award in a feature film competition. Moreover, another high-concept p...

NEWSLETTER N° 512: june 8, 2011

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7 .............                                                                                                                                                          NEWSLETTER N° 512: june 8, 2011 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly    Contact the Editor to Advertise with us  This weekly newsletter reaches 111 000 film professionals. ...

USA film Festival short film winners announced

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USA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 33RD ANNUAL NATIONAL SHORT FILM & VIDEO COMPETITION The USA Film Festival announced the Winners of the 33rd Annual National Short Film & Video Competition. The awards program took place on Closing Night of the 41st Annual USA Film Festival in Dallas. Chosen from over 600 U.S. entries, the winners included: FIRST PLACE / FICTION $1,000 The Interview, Michelle Steffes, director FIRST PLACE / ANIM...

ITFS 2011: CALL FOR ENTRIES ANIMATED COM AWARD

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Closing date for submissions: February 15, 2011 Dear filmmakers, producers and distributors, Dear friends of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film! The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film has been awarding prizes for animated spots, TV trailers and music videos in the "Under Commission" competition since 2007. After assessing their past experience, the organisers have decided to further develop the competition. The competition now focuses more cl...

The last day of Bulkin wins 6th BuSho

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It barely happens on a film festival that both the student and the main jury golden prize being won by the same film. It explains all that without doubt there was one film above the rest in the competition that experts agreed on to be the best. In 2010 on the 6th BuSho festival this is exactly what happened: the Russian made ‘The last day of Bulkin’ took all main prizes in the Vörösmarty cinema. An employee of some society works house-to-house. He’s going to people who have to die this d...

The 18th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is now open for submissions

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You are kindly invited to submit films produced after October 1st, 2009 to one of the Festival’s competition categories! Please note the following entry deadlines for the submission of entry forms and preview copies! Deadline Deadline for submissions in the categories International Competition (International short film competition), Young Animation (International student film competition), AniMovie (Internationaler feature lenght film competition) und Tricks for Kids (Internationa...

The Ball Is Round – The Film Is Short: Hamburg winners

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The world champions of short film were selected in Hamburg todayThe award winners of the 26th Hamburg International Short Film Festival 2010It is still five days to the start of the world cup in South Africa. However, there are already plenty of reasons for celebrations and grand emotions: At the 26th Hamburg International Short Film Festival, the competition winners received their awards this evening. This year's short film world champion is South Korea: Director Ran-hee Lee wins the jury prize...

USA Film Festival announced the Winners of the 32nd Annual National Short Film & Video Competition

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On Sunday, May 2, 2010, the USA Film Festival announced the Winners of the 32nd Annual National Short Film & Video Competition on Closing Night of the 40th Annual USA Film Festival in Dallas. Chosen from over 600 U.S. entries, the winners included: GRAND PRIZE WINNER FIRST PLACE / FICTION $1,000 Ana's Playground, Eric Howell, director FIRST PLACE / ANIMATION $1,000 The Mouse That Soared, Kyle T. Bell, director FIRST PLACE / EXPERIMENTAL $1,000 ...

Call for entry for the Babelgum Online Film Festival

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BABELGUM ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL 3rd Edition Call for Entries March 28th submission deadline! Best of luck to all! Apply online: click the banner below on the relevant category Animation, narrative, non narrative, documentary Contact Info Karol Martesko-Fenster SVP & General Manager - Film Division Nelly Petit Marketing ...

Submit your short films to the 3rd Babelgum Online Film Festival

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BABELGUM ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL 3rd Edition      Call for Entries March 28th submission deadline! Best of luck to all! Apply online: click the banner below on the relevant category Animation, narrative, non narrative, documentary Contact Info Karol Martesko-Fenster SVP &a...

Babelgum Online Film Festival

The Babelgum Online Film Festival was created to celebrate and reward the very best in international independent short filmmaking by providing exposure and cash awards for emerging talent. With its non-restrictive submission guidelines and international visibility, the festival supports and encourages talent and continues to provide a unique venue for filmmakers to showcase their craft.

This year's festival will feature simultaneous mobile and online viewing and voting by the global public in four categories.
As part of the festival, Stolichnaya Vodka will present the inaugural Stoli Emerging Filmmaker Award.

Call for entries: Submit your film for the competition UNDER COMMISSION (commissioned films only)

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LAST CALL FOR ENTRIES - EXTENDED DEADLINE for entries of animated commercials, music videos and TV trailer: 29. JANUARY 2010 The 17th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart / Germany (4.-9. May 2010) invites international advertising agencies, filmmakers and production companies to submit their films to our international competition Under Commission until January 29th 2010. Under Commission is the competition for commissioned animations. Prizes are awarded in the categori...

DOCUMENTA MADRID 10: Last call for entries!

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Until December 31, 2009 we have opened the inscription for Documenta Madrid 10. This is the second year we request PREMIER IN SPAIN REQUIRED. Access to the registration online clicking here. DOCUMENTA MADRID 10 will have four competitive sections: ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY FILM COMPETITION All films previously unreleased in Spain featuring an original or innovative perspective in terms of either form or content will be admitted for competition. This section has two categories: Fu...

DOCUMENTA MADRID 10: ON LINE REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE!

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DOCUMENTA MADRID have opened the inscription for Documenta Madrid 10. This is the second year we request PREMIER IN SPAIN REQUIRED. Access to the registration online clicking here. (The registration deadline for films is December 31, 2009.) DOCUMENTA MADRID 10 will have four competitive sections: ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY FILM COMPETITION All films previously unreleased in Spain featuring an original or innovative perspective in terms of either form or content will be admitted for co...

The Worlds Top 100 Festivals For Shorts

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  Short filmmaking is in the midst of a rennaissance becasue of the revenue potential offered by IPTV and initiatives likewww.raindance.tv.  Screening at a festival is a sure-fire way to start creating a buzz around your film and your career. You are also likely to bump into short-film buyers eager for content for the dozens of fledgling websites desparate for movies. Short films are much easier to see on the web or on a mobile telep...

Celebrating 100 years of German Animation Film in Stuttgart

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Celebrating 100 years of German Animation Film, the 16th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (5 – 10 May 2009) will present a comprehensive anniversary retrospective. The changeful history of this innovative genre will be visualised in six programme sections. The screenings comprise artistically ambitious works, outstanding commercials and state of the art 3D animations. Hardly any other genre within the realm of film reflects the variety and fractures of German film productions as distinctly ...

FilmFestival Cottbus to focus on Russia

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1. Russian Day - Highlights of the YearWith the establishment of a „Russian Day“ the festival is paying tribute to the Russian cinema which has found its way back to its former glory and reputation after years of stagnation. Future years will also see this programme making the public and professional visitors better acquainted with the cinematic "highlights of the year" from the most prolific filmmaking country of Eastern Europe. This will be accompanied for the first time this year and in c...

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