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Not Your Skin; Trans in America is coming out soon

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Official trailer for Brym's new documentary film, Not Your Skin is here. The film profiles 4 different families that deal with transgender issues. The film is set to hit film festivals later this year. For more info, photos, other videos and screening dates, LIKE on Facebook     ...

NYC Indie Film Festival Announces New Award for 2017!

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NYC Indie Film Festival is partnering again with SONY to award Catalyst Production Suite digital software to 12 award winners in the 2017 edition of the Festival! Submit today for your chance to win! Full details are found on the official website: https://www.nycindieff.com/submissions/submit ...

1st Annual L.A. Post Fest

The Los Angeles Post Production Group is pleased to announce the 1st Annual L.A. Post Fest. This is a unique editing competition that will challenge entrants to use their post production skills, their creative vision and their storytelling abilities. 

Each entrant will receive footage from the short sci-fi film "Protocol", which was shot on 4K with the URSA camera on a green-screen stage, as well as music from Sony Creative Software and images from the European Southern Observatory. They will be offered Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve 12 if they would like or they can use any system of their choice to create the best version of this film. 

Our esteemed panel of industry judges will choose the 5 winning films to be mastered and sound mixed in 5.1 and screened at our Festival in May 2016 in Los Angeles. These films will also receive approximately $20,000 worth of prizes. 

Please visit www.lapostfest.org for more information and details. 

Early Bird Entry - November 15, 2015 - December 20, 2015 
Regular Entry - December 21, 2015 – January 31, 2016 
Late Entry - February 1, 2015 - February 7, 2016 

***A reduced student rate is also available with valid school ID. 


We look forward to seeing your version of the film! 
 

The Look of "Truth": A Conversation with Director James Vanderbilt

In my chat with filmmaker James Vanderbilt, we delved more into what his movie Truth got right about its visuals than about the world of journalism. Read here: http://www.thalo.com/articles/view/1160/director_james_vanderbilt_on_the_look_of_truth ...

Interviewed in Italian after Amarcort Film Festival!

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After the 2014 Amarcort Film Festival where Dawn Westlake's "Over A Cheever" series of four films inspired by the life and works of John Cheever were screened in an honorary session at Cineteca di Rimini on December 6th, Dawn was interviewed by Italian journalist Enrico Zoi, a guest of the festival from his native Florence. The interview was published online on January 5, 2015: http://www.esserciweb.it/cinema/dawn-westlake-vivo-sogno-cinema/ (Photo credit: Fabio Ceccarelli) For mo...

Jury Unveils First Six EFA Winners

Awards for Cinematography, Editing, Design, Costumes, Music & Sound  The European Film Academy announces the first winners who will be honoured at this year’s 26th European Film Awards. A special seven-member jury convened in Berlin and, based on the EFA Selection list, decided on the winners in the categories cinematography, editing, production design, costume design, composer and sound design. This new addition to the awards procedures follows a decision of the EF...

90to5 Editing Awards - 2013

Hey there editors of the world, How about editing a feature down to a short film? It's a fun but challenging exercise! No entry fee and you might win a bit of cash, too. Deadline's extended to October 31st 2013. The 90to5 Editing Challenge is back: http://challenge.90to5.org Looking forward to your edit! Til ...

FILMPLUS: Call for Entries for German, Austrian and Swiss short film editors!

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FILMPLUS, Cologne based festival for film editing and the art of montage, is looking for young editors! Until the 12th of july 2013 editors working or living in Germany, Austria or German-speaking Switzerland which havn't edited more than one feature-length film are welcome to submit their short film (no longer than 20 minutes). Please find the registration form here. ...

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FILMPLUS - Forum for film editing and the art of montage

22nd - 25th november in Cologne/Germany

Filmplus is a Cologne based festival honoring the art of film editing and montage. Outstanding editing performances are decorated In the categoeries fiction, documentary and short film (advancement). Furthermore there is an Hommage to a distinguished editor.

The awards are accompanied by a rich film programme, panels and lectures.

Call for entries for the advancement price section ends on 12th july 2013.

For further information please contact us by info@filmplus.de and please also visit www.filmplus.de.
 

PRODUCE A S3D MOVIE FROM CONCEPTION TO SCREEN – The last S3D Campus Training for 2012/2013!

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  S3D Campus offers soon a training combining practice and theory that will be thought by the best experts of the S3D production chain. Supported by the European MEDIA programme for 3 years, S3D Campus offers its participants an exceptional learning frame in terms of means and opportunities to build or reinforce your professional network. From November 19 to 28, 2012, S3D Campus will offer an 8-day training program on Producing an S3D Film, from conception to screen. Divided into groups o...

PRODUCE A S3D MOVIE FROM CONCEPTION TO SCREEN

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PRODUCE A S3D MOVIE FROM CONCEPTION TO SCREEN November 19 to 28, 2012 This training, unique in its conception, offers the trainee to produce a S3D short-movie pilot in 8 days. The participants are divided into groups of 5 to 7 people. They are confronted to the problematics linked to S3D content creation during practice workshops punctuated by educational breaks. Each trainee supervises the stereography of a plan/sequence with challenges to overcome. The plans are then edited and calibrate...

90to5 Editing Challenge

90to5’s call for entries goes out to all movie and tv editors, film students and enthusiasts worldwide. The challenge: cut a full length feature down to 5 minutes. The catch: keep true to the original story... or create a new one. Public voting will determine the winners of awesome material and cash prizes. Go to www.challenge.90to5.org for movie download links, infos, tutorials and to upload your edit. Entry is free! Submission deadline is October 31st 2013. Vote and win at www.90to5.org.90to5 Awards90to5 Awards

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90to5 Editing Challenge kicks off!

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Get your plastic swords, razor blades and computer mouses ready – 90to5 Editing Challenge (http://challenge.90to5.org/) calls for entries: We challenge you to cut a full length public domain feature down to 5 minutes. The catch: keep true to the original story… or create a new one. Here is how it’s done: 1. Pick your favorite public domain movie 2. Start up the editing software of your choice and cut away… 3. Upload your masterpiece until August 15th 2012! Everybody is...

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Butterflies Award Winning YouTube Documentary Free To Watch Online

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To celebrate 10,000 views, we are giving the film out for free online. Enjoy :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOHx2or45Go   ...

Mistakes you can make in post....

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I do not want to bore you here with details, but if you are interested in our post-production process while we are editing our second documentary film, you can read it here Happy New Year 2011 Fest21 <3 Ester ...

YouTube Documentary Film in Africa

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To take over another continent with our awesome documentary about YouTubers, we have accomplished another sale last week, this time to ZUKU TV in Nairobi, Kenya in Africa. I am really super excited we are able to show all over the world only one year after our Premiere in Los Angeles. I am also super very excited to see where else we go in the next year coming up. Eventhough YouTube seems very popular in the USA, Internet video is still in development stages in many parts of the res...

FINAL CUT PRO VI WORKSHOP - Charleston International Film Festival - APRIL 8-11, 2010 - AMERICAN THEATER in Downtown Charleston!

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The Charleston International Film Festival FINAL CUT PRO VI WORKSHOP - CENTER FOR THE DOCUMENTARY (April 8-11, 2010 at the American Theater in downtown Charleston)  Do you want to learn some cool new short-cuts and tips for editing with Final Cut Pro?  Could you use a little refresher?  Are you a beginner and want turn your content into a polished masterpiece?  Get your questions and ideas ready for this always packed informative and educational special event! Center for...

World Content Market

XDC attended the World Content Market in Prague (www.worldcontentmarket.com) this week. After a lot of constructive meetings, XDC expects to offer in the coming months nice alternative content for its exhibition customers. Stay tune on XDC Entertainment website section.

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