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Two Short Nights 2009 - International Short Film Festival

Fri 27-Sat 28 November 2009

Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LS, UK

The 8th Two Short Nights Film Festival is set to showcase some of the most exciting and diverse short films from the UK and abroad. This year, the much anticipated Phoenix Media bursary films will again be premiered on the Saturday night as well as the two new Devon County Council, UK Film Council and South West Screen supported Digital Shorts, which will be premiering along side the other Exeter Phoenix supported films from the year.

For the second year running we will be hosting the 'Two Long Days - 48 Hour Film Challenge' and the 'Guerrilla Filmmaking workshop' as well as a new South West Screen funded event, the 'Media Mashup Conference' where you can join film professionals in discussions, network with other filmmakers from the region and watch more inspiring films from the South West.

The premiere screening of the Phoenix Media Bursary Films has sold out well in advance over previous years, so we strongly advise early booking.

Marco Bellochio's "Vincere", In competition tonight -- Trailer

Tonight at 10:30, Marco Bellochio's "Vincere" premiers. The film is the exagerated story of Benito Mussolini's secret wife and son. The film is very "Italian" with plenty of dramatic orchestral music and over-the-top kissing and steamy sex scenes. It incorporates original footage from Mussolini's time along with an extraordinary acting performances by Giovanna Mezzorgiorno and Filippo Timi.  ...

cinema digital seoul_film festival (CinDi)

Competitive film festival focusing on digital films by emerging Asian talents with other various international sections

Aye Aye Film Festival

Aye Aye Film Festival
Exceptional encounters with
the Eastern European cinematography
will take place from
September 5th to September 12th 2009
in Nancy.

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Filmmakers of the Present Competition in Locarno

The selection includes, among the 17 films confirmed to date, 12 world premières, and 5 international premières, of which 5 are first films. Two exclusives will screen out of competition. The selection for 2008 is distinguished by its strong Latin flavour: from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Spain, via Portugal and Italy to France – competing with three titles.Conceptual Films. The 2008 selection confirms the radical line that is this section’s hallmark, with a highly diverse range of narrat...

2008 Ischia Film Festival - Michelangelo Messina

2008 Ischia Film Festival Artistic Director, Michelangelo Messina, shares his thoughts about this year edition and gives us some inside on the 2009 Ischia Film Festival...

2008 Ischia Film Festival - Maria Grazia Cucinotta

Maria Grazia Cucinotta arrives at the 2008 Ischia Film Festival as Producer and member of the Sicily Film Commission. Here's what she told us about her relantionship with Sicily and with her movie location...

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“Two Lovers” debuts in Cannes

American director James Gray’s “Two Lovers” premiered in Cannes Monday evening.Gray, and the film’s actors Gwyneth Paltrow and Vanessa Shaw walked the Red Carpet together. Actor Joaquin Phoenix also starred in the film, but was not present.Premiering in Competition, Two Lovers by James Gray is the third film the American director has brought to Cannes, eight years after The Yards and one year after We Own the Night. Set in Brooklyn, it stars Joaquin Phoenix, a frequent presence in Gray's...

An Update on Competing films in Cannes

Which film is winning the race for the coveted Palm d’Or? It remains a question of opinion, but here are a few of the contenders being talked about around Cannes:Film title:“Linah de Passe” Director : Walter SallesCountry: BrazilSummary: Sao Paulo. 20 million inhabitants, 200 kilometers of traffic, 300,000 messengers on motorcycles.At the heart of one of the toughest, most chaotic cities in the world, four brothers try to reinvent themselves in different ways.With the backdrop of Brazi...

The 3rd Taiwan International Children's TV & Film Festival Competition Winners

The 3rd TICTFF competition received over 365 entries from around 41 countries. 25 nomination titles have been selected for the first heat out. We sincerely congratulate the nominated films and we also appreciated for the efforts in all applications who participated in the 3rd TICTFF competition.The nominated films were screened during the Festival. The Awarding Ceremony took place in Taipei on April, 8th 2008. Winner List Best Dramatic FeatureI am The film presents a crucial and merciless world ...


PROVIDENCE, RI: Students in Film Studies, Media and Communications at New England Colleges and Universities have a unique film competition that is geared strictly for their work. The Rhode Island International Film Festival is pleased to announce its fourth annual New England Student Film Festival. This competition-based event will again be launched in August of 2008 as part of the annual RIIFF, August 5th – 10th and from there expand into year round programming, with screenings, classes an...

Call for Screenplay Entries to the12th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival, August 2008

(PROVIDENCE, RI) The Rhode Island International Film Festival is calling for Screenplay Entries for its 12th annual festival, which takes place August 5-10, 2008 in historic Providence, Rhode Island. The Festival is accepting screenplays in all genres. Screenplays must have been written after 2005.  Screenplays entered into the competition will be adjudicated by a distinguished panel of industry professionals, educators, peers and film fans. The Grand Prize winner may have segments of the ...

Babelgum Online Film Festival calling for entries: $140 000 to win in 7 categories

Babelgum, the free to view global Internet television network, is hosting the Babelgum Online Film Festival, a major online event celebrating and rewarding the very best in international independent short filmmaking. THE JURY Spike Lee chairs a jury of industry experts drawn from around the world. Other jurors include Joe Bateman, Festival Director of the Rushes Soho Shorts Festival (U.K.); Ally Derks, Director of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (The Netherlands); Bhuvan L...

Our Video Competition - Cards Gone Crazy

 Our competition is at Surf the Atlantic on a giant King of Clubs?Downhill ski on a pair of Jacks?We're giving away $3,000 to the two most original and outrageous video entries plus $500 to three talented second prize winners and iPods to 10 third prize winners. On top of that, if you're a winner, your video will get worldwide exposure in large-scale international advertising campaigns along with amazing amazing prizes!To be eligible, your video...

Albiston's "Run" is well done

"Run," a 15 minute short by Mark Albiston from New Zealand, is perfectly done for the idea it achieves. The film, playing in the short films corner, one of 11 short films of this year's official short film competition, feels like a dream.I think it is the use of sound that achieves this dreamlike quality. The sounds are all simple but bold and deliberate, with not much background sound: a juxtaposition of the first piano notes of the classic Für Elise by Bethoveen against a bold o...

Albiston's Run is well done

"Run," a 15 minute short by Mark Albiston from New Zealand, is perfectly done for the idea it achieves. The film, playing in the short films corner, one of 11 short films of this year's official short film competition, feels like a dream. read more

Tam Tam Digifestival - Call for entries: IPSE DIGIT

Tam Tam Digifestival sponsors IPSE DIGIT, a competition reserved to digital audio-video productions. If you have realized only by digital a videoclip, an Internet documentary, a mobile movie or a newsreel reportage, please send your work to: Coop. Tam Tam, Via Ugo Niutta 33, 80128 Napoli / Naples - Italy. It can last from one minute to one hour. The competion is from October 1st to December 31st 2006. It will award 5 between the best works in each section (Digi Music, Fahrenheit Planet, Mobile T...

The Official Section Competition at 2006 Festroia

Saturday, June 3----FESTROIA: The Troia International Film Festival, will present nearly 180 films, representing 48 countries, with a strong predominance of European cinema, during its 22nd annual showcase. The Festival, the oldest and most prestigious in Portugal, has several competition sections in its wide-ranging program. The Official Section, in competition for the Golden Dolphin Award, is made up of 14 films, from nations that produce fewer than 30 films per year. This is a unique approa...

Cannes Competition Heats Up

Seven days in, the 59th Festival De Cannes’ Competition section is heating up. While Pedro Almodovar’s Penelope Cruz starrer, “Volver, ...

Marie-Antoinette by Sofia Coppola, Cannes competition

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