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South African HORRORFEST hits 13th edition!

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Greetings! This Halloween season the independent Labia Theatre in Cape Town will be the location for our annual South African Horrorfest FilmFestival for the 13th time! Access us at: www.horrorfest.info www.facebook.com/SouthAfricanHorrorfest https://twitter.com/SAhorrorfest https://www.instagram.com/terminatryx   p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 12.0px 0.0px; line-height: 14.0px; font: 14.0px Helvetica; color: #1d2129; -webkit-text-stroke: #...

2017 San Diego International Film Festival

 

IT’S TIME TO SHINE!
The 16th annual San Diego International Film Festival invites you to submit today for a chance to shine a spotlight on your film! With the belief that cinematic storytelling can make a difference in our world, the San Diego International Film Festival is dedicated to shining a spotlight on films that make a difference. Riveting Film Screenings and networking events are accompanied by great parties, great people and stunning views of sunny San Diego - Chosen the #1 Best Travel Destination in the US by Money Magazine.

SDiFF is a competitive five-day festival for U.S. and international independent films and filmmakers with two “film village” locations including the vibrant Downtown San Diego/Gaslamp district and the iconic beach community of La Jolla. SDiFF offers filmmakers and audiences, industry insights, educational panels, exciting discussions at intimate gatherings and opportunities to learn and grow as you explore the art of cinema.

Notable features of the festival include:
- 100+ Independent and Studio films
- 100's of visiting filmmakers and entertainment industry leaders
- Sneak preview premieres of Oscar-worthy studio releases
- A spotlight on Independent films/ filmmaking
- A Celebrity Tribute evening & program hosted by VARIETY magazine.
- Jury and Audience Awards in multiple categories
- Walkable villages at different screening venues in San Diego
- Industry Panels
- Social Impact Panel and Film Track
- Signature events including: Opening Night Film and Party, Friday Party with a Purpose, Filmmaker Awards and Culinary Cinema.

Just 120 miles south of Los Angeles/Hollywood, the San Diego Intl Film Festival (SDiFF) has quickly become a favorite of industry insiders and celebrities. Past filmmakers/ celebrities attending have include: Annette Bening, Adrian Brody, Kate Beckinsale, Simon Heldberg, Beau Bridges, Judd Apatow, Mariel Hemingway, Alan Arkin, Michelle Monaghan, Josh Duhamel, Denise Haysbert, and many more.

Awards & Prizes

The slate of films that are selected at the festival offers a wide range of programming from creative narrative features to thought-provoking documentaries to engaging and enlightening short films. Topics in film we specifically cultivate include Women in film, Native American, film exploring the role of veterans and the Armed Forces, Student Film projects, Sports, Horror, Animation and World Cinema.

Gala Premieres which have been nominated for or won major awards from the festival include: LION, DENIAL, HELL OR HIGH WATER, CAPTAIN FANTASTIC, ROOM, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE, THE IMITATION GAME, WILD, ST. VINCENT, WHIPLASH, MR. TURNER, SEPTEMBERS OF SHIRAZ, I SMILE BACK, HE NAMED ME MALALA, ROOM and many more.

Filmmaker Hospitality & Benefits:
- 2 Filmmaker Badges with full access to all screenings and events
- 5 Complimentary Tickets for the filmmaker's screening
- Filmmaker Brunch including networking with industry professionals
- Discounted accommodations for filmmakers
- Industry-oriented seminars and workshops
- Potential for one-on-one meetings with prominent entertainment industry professionals
- Complimentary admission for some of the leading tourist and cultural attractions in and around San Diego.

Rules & Terms

SUBMISSIONS
The nonrefundable entry fee must be payable in US dollars to SAN DIEGO FILM FOUNDATION. Entries must be POSTMARKED by the deadline. Submission costs vary depending on category and discounts. When submitting to the festival you are agreeing that, if selected and the invitation accepted, to screen the submitted film during the dates of the festival. SDiFF will not pay any screening fees for presentation of the film during the festival. The only exception would be if there is a negotiated agreement preceding the submission of the film to SDiFF.

ENTRY REGULATIONS
The SDiFF is a competitive showcase for domestic and international feature films, documentaries and shorts. The SDiFF reserves the right to determine the eligibility of any project submitted. All films must be a minimum of a San Diego Premiere and NO theatrical, cable, television, satellite, DVD, VHS, VOD, internet screenings or availability of any kind in the San Diego region prior to the SDFF dates. Only works completed in 2016 and 2017 are eligible for selection. There is no limit to the number of entries.

FILM/VIDEO ENTRIES
All foreign language entries must have English subtitles. Projects must be submitted for consideration on DVD, BluRay or as an online screener. PAL format will not be accepted. Works in progress will be considered for the SDiFF. Works in progress will not be screened in the festival. Screening material, press and any application materials sent to SDiFF will NOT be returned. If you did not receive a confirmation of submission, please email programming@sdfilmfest.com. All features and documentaries submitted must be available in BluRay and DCP for festival presentation.

COMPETITION
The San Diego Intl Film Festival is a competitive event and unless notified otherwise, all films officially selected are eligible for competition. For a list of competitive categories, please see our Awards page. All films are nominated and voted upon by an impartial jury of filmmakers, industry professionals, festival programmers and film aficionados.

PRESS MATERIALS
If selected, the SDiFF will require an Electronic Press Kit (EPK) to include high-resolution production stills, key art, bio and filmography of the director, production notes and full cast and crew credits.

LIABILITY
Although every possible care will be taken with tapes, films, drives and files while in our possession, we cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage. Do not send original or master prints, tapes, files or drives. Please keep the SDiFF notified of any address/phone number changes.

SHIPPING
The cost of shipping all entries and films to the festival must be paid by the entrant. The SDiFF will not pay the cost of shipping the print back to the filmmaker. SDiFF will not be responsible for expedited or overnight shipping charges to other organizations. Also, SDiFF cannot guarantee shipment of prints to other festivals during the days of the festival. All international entries must be sent 'free domicile' to the SDiFF office with all transportation charges, duties, and taxes prepaid by the shipper.

REPRODUCTION AGREEMENT
Submission of an entry gives the SDiFF permission to have excerpts of accepted work, including film trailers, shown in all promotional activities related to the festival.

NOTIFICATION
Films selected for the SDiFF will be notified no later than September 1, 2017.

 

The 2016 Moondance Film Festival wants YOU!

THANKS FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE 2016 MOONDANCE AND A WARM WELCOME! Lights, Camera, Action! The Moondance International Film Festival invites all talented US & International filmmakers, writers and music composers to submit their films, written works and film scores to its 17th annual season, planned to take place in September 2016, our fabulous & memorable festival event location venue to be announced shortly. Moondance is known as the “American Cannes” of film festiva...

The Versatile Group of Hollywood: Introduces Versatile Films and Multimedia Resources, during the Cannes International Film Fest

Roster of Versatile Films and Planned Projects During the 68th International Film Festival Du Cannes, Versatile Films are being introduced to the Market by The Versatile Group of Hollywood. According to Marisela D'Baldriche, CEO and producer of The Versatile Group of Hollywood, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the roster of Versatile Film projects that will be available are listed at http://www.cinando.com/theversatilegroupofhollywood. "Latas Vacias (Empty Cans)...

Real Film Festival

The Real Film Festival is a three-day community, arts and Industry event showcasing documentaries, independent short and feature films based on true stories. The Program comprises of film screenings, Industry workshops, panel discussions, networking events and film competitions for filmmakers of all ages and experience. Festival Program The Festival will be held in Newcastle, NSW from November 7-9, 2014 across a number of venues within the CBD, including Tower Cinemas, Newcastle Museum, The Lock-Up, Newcastle Film & Media School, The Production Hub, Limelight Studios & Civic Park. The Festival Program includes a variety of entertainment including the Opening Night Gala held at Tower Cinemas with a party to follow at one of Newcastle's unique venues, The Lock-Up. The Festival will also deliver an Open Air Cinema in Civic Park, film screenings at Tower Cinema and short film screenings at Newcastle Museum and a variety of other locations as well as a number of networking events. The festival will also screen a series of short films throughout the weekend as part of the City Evolutions projections program. The educational component of the Real Film Festival will see innovative Film Industry development workshops and talks held at the Lock-Up and other locations across the weekend. On Friday 7 November we will be holding 8 Industry Development workshops aimed at emerging film makers followed up on the Saturday with 2 further industry workshops, talks and industry panel discussion. Through networking events the Festival will continue to connect inbound and local filmmakers with the established arts community and businesses based in the region. Website www.realfilmfestival.com.au

Cine//B_7 Deadline for submission coming soon

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    Cine//B_7 is calling for submissions! Shorts Films and Features Film for the International Competition. Any genre, any running time. Submission 100% online & free. Share us your film through vimeo, youtube, wetransfer, google drive, dropbox, or other media file share. Entry form: http://www.jotformpro.com/form/41830531980958 + info: www.festivalcineb.com ...

Indian Cine Film Festival-14

Indian Cine Film Festival-14   Call for Entries:   Feature Films | Shorts Films | Animation | Documentary | Music Videos   Regular Submission deadline: 02 Sept 2014   Late Submission deadline: 10 Sept 2014   Visit:  http://miniboxoffice.com/indiancinefilmfestival   Submit your entry through: festhome.com, filmfreeway.com or clickforfestivals.com   The ICFF objective is to create a platform for the meeting, sharing & development of grea...

New York No Limits Film Series Feature Film Regular Deadline - 7/31

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NEW YORK NO LIMITS is seeking feature film submissions from the international community for consideration in its 2014 SUMMIT to be presented November 20th-22nd in New York City.  Feature Films must be at least 40 minutes in length. All genres and foriegn language films are welcome and strongly encouraged to submit.  Since 2011 NYNL has curated over 250 films from 25 different countries.  Our goal is to present the best in film from around the world.  To submit a film please...

Cine//B_7: Calling for submissions

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      Cine//B is calling for submission. This will be the 7th edition of the Festival, taking place during November at santiago de Chile. National and Internacional Competition. Feature Films, Short Films and Music Videos. Submission 100% online. No entry fee. Send your film using wetransfer, dropbox, vimeo, youtube, ftp or any othe platform. Easier, Faster, Cheaper. Entry Form: http://www.jotformpro.com/form/41830531980958 Deadline: 30.09.14 More info: ...

Open submissions:: TORREMOLINOS INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL

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Submissions open from now on until 31th July 2014     Awards & Prizes Best short film: 500 $ + award  Audience award: 300 $ + award  The feature films haven't competition Rules & Terms SHORT FILMS:  -Maximum length: 15 minutes.  -Filmed in 2013 or 2014.  -IMPORTANT: With spanish or english subtitles (preferably spanish). FEATURE FILMS:  -Length be...

Torremolinos International Fantastic Film Festival

Torremolinos International Fantastic Film Festival has become in a few years in one the most important events at Costa del Sol (Spain). Place in the Torremolinos' exhibition and conference centre: theaters with 480 and 920 people capacity. Organized by the Cultural Association "Cinefans", the festival it's now a reference of innovate and transgresive ideas. It starts at Halloween (with its own Halloween night) and it lasts 10 days: galas, shows, cosplay, horror movies marathons, lecture, concerts, charitable sessions, guests and honored films for their anniversary.

 

Festival du nouveau cinéma (Montréal) - Call for entries 2014

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The Festival du nouveau cinéma is looking for films, interactive works and performances for its 43rd edition which will run from October 8 to 19, 2014 in Montréal ! Send us your works before June 15 to maybe be part of the Festival this year!  Early bird rate before April 30, 2014 !   TO SUBMIT A FILM (FEATURE AND SHORT FILM) Two easy ways to submit a short or feature film : via Zone Festival or via Withoutabox For ...

New York No Limits Feature Films Early Deadline

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NEW YORK NO LIMITS FILM SERIES is currently accepting Feature Films at least 40 minutes in length for its film festival event the NYNL Summit in November.   All genres of film are accepted and encouraged to submit. The early deadline for features is in effect until May 15th, 2014. Please visit our website at http://www.newyorknolimits.com to submit. For questions please send to info@newyorknolimits.com.  The Summit dates are November 20 - 22 at The Wild Project in NYC. A industry pan...

New York No Limits Call For Entry Early Deadline for Feature FIlms is now Open

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NEW YORK NO LIMITS is currently accepting Feature film entries in any subject, category and language for the 2014 NYNL SUMMIT. New York No Limits is proud to host its 4th annual Summit, a film festival event, in New York City on November 20th - 22nd at The Wild Project. NYNL is seeking films that express the most vital vision of the filmmaker. Our goal is to program the best in cutting edge film from all countries and to serve as a platform for filmmakers to explore multifaceted content.  ...

Call For Entries

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The Charles B. Pierce Film Festival is now accepting entries for its inaugural event, to be held June 12-14, 2014 in Texarkana, USA. Entry forms and details can be found at:http://www.charlesbpiercefilmfestival.org/ ...

Cellar Door Film Festival

Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) aims to be Ottawa’s first showcase of speculative cinema while celebrating the creativity of the Ottawa film scene and spotlighting the city as a setting for the sinister and supernatural. 

Cellar Door Film Festival

Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) is Ottawa’s first showcase of speculative cinema, which celebrates the creativity of the Ottawa film scene and spotlights the city as a setting for the sinister and supernatural. CDFF encourages film culture, education, and production in Ottawa by promoting the creation, screening, and distribution of local, national and international films in the Nation’s capital.

Deadline coming soon! Online submissions admited

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  Cine//B is calling for entries. Any genre, any format, any running time. ♦ Deadline this Friday 14.09.12 ! We accept online screeners (via vimeo, youtube, wetrasnfer or dropbox) to the e-mail: florencia@festivalcineb.com   RULES AND CRITERIA FOR SUBMISSION ​*The competition is always open for submissions.​ *To enter, your film can be: a Chilean or foreign production, a student film, any genre, any budget, an...

9th development filmdays in Austria focus on Madagascar

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The 9th development filmdays take place fro the 30th of november until the 5th of december in cinemas in austria/europe. 2012 we bring movies from and about madagascar.   we invite filmmakers and distributors to send us their works but ask to provide only movies which fullfill our criterias which are: - movies should be made in or about madagascar. - we search for short movies, features, documentaries.   looking forward to your entries.   ...

New York No Limits Film Series Call for Entry Ext. Deadline Feature Films

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New York No Limits Film is seeking feature film entries for 2012.  Ext deadline is July 15th. Films must be at least 40 minutes in length and have been completed after January 2010.  All genres and styles of feature length films are accepted.  Features will be showcased in November at the New York No Limits Film Series 2012 Summit with industry.  Short films from the past year will be screened as well. New York No Limits was launched in November 2010. Please submit at ...

5th ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD FEEL GOOD FILM FESTIVAL ALERT - Late Submission Deadline Ends May 15, 2012

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Be a part of Hollywood's FEEL GOOD FILM FESTIVAL all-favored festival event - coming August 3-5, 2012. Late Submission Deadline is May 15, 2012, and the Extended Deadline is May 20, 2012. Submit today.  We're looking for Feel-Good Feature, Short, Student Films and Screenplay submissions.  Winners share over $100,000 USD in prizes each year.  For the chance to gain exposure and distribution for your work, submit to the Feel Good Film Festival today at: https://www.withoutabox.com/lo...

Ionian International Digital Film Festival

 
  • The name of the festival is : ‘IONIAN INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL FILM FESTIVAL’ with the abbreviated title “IIDFF’, composed from the initials of its name.
  • The Festival will take place in Lefkas Island-Greece once a year in the summer and its events will have a duration nearly of one week.
  • The entity to which the Festival belongs to is the Cultural Center of Municipality of Lefkas.
  • Scope of the Festival is to promote the new technological and digital means that are being developed in the Greek and International Filmmaking and give the opportunity to as many as possible new creators from all over the world to screen their movies to a high level and modern festival.
  • Festival includes movies of any origin from filmmakers coming from all parts the world.
  • There are no restrictions in the genre of the movies submitted. 
  • The  basic categories a movie should be classified is one of the following 3 with the associated permitted duration times for each category.  Short Films (Minimum : 1’, Maximum : 25’),    Feature Films (Minimum : 60’, Maximum : 120’),   Documentaries (Minimum : 10’, Maximum : 90’)
  • Movies should have been produced within the last 2 years, the current and the year before the festival. they should not have any distribution and they should not have been re-submitted to the same festival.
  • All movies must be subtitled in English and be submitted in three copies in DVD (PAL format region 0 or 2) so that their screening do not require special equipment and also give the opportunity to filmmakers  to submit their films, they produced, with no restrictions, using simply the widely spread digital media.

 

More detailed info can be found at Festival's official website : www.iidff.gr
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South African Film Festival Submissions open!

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2012 submissions are open for Flamedrop Productions' various South African Film Festivals! Including: All festival links > www.flamedrop.com/events The 8th annual South African HORRORFEST Film Festival > www.horrorfest.info The 5th annual X Fest Extreme / Underground / Cult Film Festival > www.xfest.org The 3rd annual Celludroid Sci-Fi / Anime / Fantasy Film Festival > www.celludroid.net The 3rd annual Daring Doccies Documentary Film Festival > w...

New York No Limits Film Series Feature Film Reg. Deadline 3/14

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New York No Limits Film Series 2012 call for entry regular deadline for feature films is March 14, 2012.  NYNL is seeking feature film submissions of at least 40 mins. in length produced after January 2010.  The feature lineup will be announced 8/15/12.  Participating features will be screened in the program of NYNL Film Series 2012 Summit in November.  NYNL accepts all genres and categories of films, including; animation, horror, experimental, comedy, documentary, drama, foreign l...

5TH FEEL GOOD FILM FESTIVAL CALLING FOR ENTRIES - EARLY BIRD DEADLINE February 29th

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Hollywood's Laemmle Noho 7 Hollywood, CA Website:  www.fgff.org  The Feel Good Film Festival www.fgff.org is now accepting submissions for its 5th edition that takes place August 3-5, 2012 in Hollywood, CA. FGFF is devoted to helping advance the careers of filmmakers.  Filmmakers worldwide are encouraged to submit early to meet the February 29th early-bird deadline.    Submit live-action or animation, comedies or romantic comedies, fiction or non-fiction,...
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