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It’s A Wrap for the 2020 French Riviera Film Festival – Submissions Now Open for 2021 Fest on Film Freeway

The second annual French Riviera Film Festival culminated with a star-studded, COVID-conscious, virtual awards ceremony, held live from The Beverly Hills Hotel on September 19.   Highlight video from the event:   (Video Credit: Juan Gonzalez) Each year, FRFF celebrates short film and short-form content from around the globe, featuring the works of filmmakers from more than 20 countries.This year, FRFF and PlayPlay.tv, a premier digital vid...

Cannes comes to Greece for 25 year anniversary of the Athens International Film Festival

  By JEREMY COLSON ~ Celebrating 25 years of cinematic history the Athens International Film Festival (AIFF) returns for another glamorous year with the most talked-about premieres, unique tributes, highly-anticipated music films, the best of the year’s documentaries and a plethora of celebratory events such as masterclasses, concerts, parties, and special screenings.       Full details of the programme will be presented at a press conference on 11...

TRIESTE SCIENCE+FICTION FESTIVAL 2019 – CALL FOR ENTRIES

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The 19th edition of  Trieste Science+Fiction Festival – organized and promoted by the film and audio-visual research and experimentation Centre La Cappella Underground – will run October 29th - November 3rd, 2019. Submissions are open, the deadline being July 31st, 2019. Guidelines and instructions for submission to the 2019 edition are available here. Films shall be submitted via FilmFreeway at https://filmfreeway.com/TriesteScienceFictionFestival Trieste ...

Transparency

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Well, this is my first time publishing a blog of any sort. Also, It is my first season of entering film festivals. It has been an interesting and eye opening experience into the world of the film festival business. The old adage, "If it looks to good to be true, it probably is." holds true here. I read one article that laid out the tell tale signs of what was going on with possible scams. However, I didn't need to read an negative article to become suspicious about what w...

Last chance! Save 15% on film submissions

  Last chance! Today is the final day to use discount code MIRROR2019 and save 15% on film submissions to Mirror Mountain Film Festival on FilmFreeway!   https://filmfreeway.com/MirrorMountainFilmFestival   Welcoming independent drama, documentary, animation, horror, sci-fi, dance, experimental and more... ...

FROM ON HIGH wins BEST SHORT FILM at Vilammare Film Festival

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FROM ON HIGH has won BEST SHORT FILM at Vilammare Film Festival in Campania, Italy. Written and helmed by Dawn Westlake, FROM ON HIGH is about a Syrian refugee girl who finds a better life in Europe. This is prize #8 for the film which has also won awards in the USA, Spain and 5 other awards in Italy, including Best Cinematography for DP/Editor Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona at Carpine d'Argento Film Fest in Visciano, and Best Soundtrack for GC Johnson of Acoustic Labs at Mediterr...

Late Deadline for NYC 2 Paris International Film Fest: JUNE 4

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The Late Deadline to submit your film to the NYC 2 Paris Film Festival is June 4th, 2018!    NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival honors the Best in Category which includes Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short Documentary, Best Short Narrative, Best Super Short, Best Music Video, as well as Best Director and Best Screenplay. The NYC 2 Paris International Film Festival provides a showcase for the best in independent cinema, including short films, fea...

How to Stay Updated

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It can be hard to keep track of deadlines when you're deep into your creative process. One of the best ways to stay updated is to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.  We post weekly reminders on deadlines and just general messages encouraging you to get your short comedy ready for submission!  Additionally, we post articles from your fave sources with the latest news in comedy film- which can certainly serve as a nice break from working hard on your film's final tou...

Future Femme Film Fest

Hey,
 
We wanted to let y'all know about our forthcoming film festival.
 
We are a: film festival/streaming channel/music and multidisciplinary season of events. 
 
A little bit about us:
 
The Future Femme Manifesto
 
A future femme is someone who doesn't ask for permission.
A future femme knows her worth, her value, and her goals.
A future femme doesn't need anyone to open doors for her.
A future femme doesn't take no for an answer.
A future femme ignores an irrelevant establishment.
A future femme creates iconic, inspirational content on no one's terms but her own.
 
Future femmes make movies.
Future femmes make history.
 
Are you a future femme? Join us now.
 
Future Femme Film Fest
 
Anyone who identifies as a Future Femme may enter. (women, men, non-binary, trans) 
 
The Future Femme Film Festival is now open.
 
Does your movie: elevate future femme perspectives, support the advancement of future femme talent, and empower future femmes through cinema?
 
Enter now: Future Femme Film Fest
 
Here’s a special 50% off code for entry at Film Freeway. Use FFFfriends here at https://filmfreeway.com/FutureFemmeFest.

LABOUR FILM FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL CONTEST 2017 - CALL FOR ENTRIES

  We are delighted to announce the opening of the Labour film Festival International Contest 2017. This is an engaging NEW format for our festivals (London & North West) built around an impressive, shorts and feature length film contest. We are asking people to enter our contest with films that tell stories related to the world of work and of ...

LABOUR FILM FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL CONTEST 2017 - Categories, Rules, Themes and Awards

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Our Labour Film Festivals celebrate national and international cinema with the twin objective of recognising and supporting new filmmakers and improving knowledge, accessibility and understanding of social and labour issues amongst a wide and diverse audience. The Festival seeks to encourage creativity and support the dissemination of audiovisual works that contain stories about work and workers, giving priority to their point of view of the world and social issues affecting their daily w...

Show your adult animation at VOID 2017 in Copenhagen

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Submit via FilmFreeway - it is free untill October 23rd. VOID is screening only animation for adults: shorts, features, documentaries and music videos. Send us your film, or join us in Copenhagen for some of the best, strangest, most beautiful, inexplicable, and impressive animation from all over the world. The festival takes place over ten days. Expect screenings and events at The Danish Film Institute and The National Film School of Denmark, Q&As, award ceremonies, and a celebration of an...

The site for "Scrappy" is now live!

The website for Ron de Cana Productions' 18th short film, "Scrappy", is now live! http://www.dawnwestlake.com/rondecana/films/scrappy/index.html Give it a click to find out more about the making of the piece, cast & crew bios, a trailer, comments, film stills, ...etc.!   ...

The 2016 NYC Independent Film Festival Awards Winners!

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Congratulations to all the winners at the 7th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival! Thank you to all the talented filmmakers who participated in the 2016 edition. A special thank you to SONY, iActing Studios, International Screenwriters' Association, Final Draft, and GetFilming.com for providing prizes to our award winners! See below for the full list of awarded categories and winners.   Best Director Joey Lawrence, People of the Delta  Won Sony Vegas Pro 13 (599.95 USD val...

Open Call for Up to 10,000 Bucks Program at the Cinema City Festival

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Cinema City International Film Festival invites filmmakers from all across the globe to apply for the Up to 10,000 Bucks selection. This selection is one of the most appealing festival programs which presents films made with no budget or with a budget of less than USD 10,000. Thanks to this authentic program, every year festival goers have a beautiful chance to enjoy unique low-budget auteur films from all over the world. The Festival will take into consideration only films released in 2015 and...

Water Front Festival of International Films Lavasa

The only festival organized and presented by the senior citizen community at the famed Ashiana Utsav Lavasa set in picturesque Sahyadri hills of Maharashtra, India, the Waterfront Festival of International Films and offers a flavorful palette of films that routinely attracts cineastes from all over the world. The first edition of the festival will feature more than 100 films and present juried and awards in a range of competitive categories -- including Best Feature Film, Best Documentary, Best International Film, and Best Short Film. 

The 2016 Film Festival will feature the finest films from all countries. On the awards’ night select filmmakers will enjoy complimentary local hospitality, an intimate and friendly atmosphere conducive to networking with some of the most gifted artists of today, and eye-opening industry personnel at the most prestigious Ashiana Utsav Club House in Lavasa. 

The objectives of Waterfront Festival of International Film Festival, Lavasa through its festival, workshops and indulgence are dedicated to nurturing and encouraging new filmmaking talent, honouring the great masters of world cinema and providing audiences with a unique opportunity to engage in an appreciation of and a conversation about the art of cinema as it is represented around the world.

The submissions open on 01 January 2016

The submissions close on 30 June 2016

The officially selected films shall be announced on 31 July 2016

The Awards will be announced on December 30 September 2016

 

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Call for opening The Water Front Festival of International Films Lavasa, India

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The  Water Front Festival of International Films has been postponed due to situation beyond our control. Inconconvenience caused  to any one is not intentional and we apologies for the same. New dates and shedules shall be posted soon.   Thanks    ...

Website for "Through the Pane" is launched!

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The official website for "Through the Pane", a new short film from Ron de Cana Productions, Inc. in Los Angeles, is now live! http://dawnwestlake.com/rondecana/films/throughthepane/index.html It was designed by director Dawn Westlake and programmed by Jason Luckett. The site features more info about the 6:21 film, media (trailer, behind-the-scenes reel, stills), comments, and cast-crew bios. A festival list will be kept updated as selections come in. "Through the Pane" was...

Melissa Leo returns to FEST for Masterclass in Acting

  Only a few weeks away from FEST – Training Ground, FEST announced the return of one of the festival's all time star speakers: Academy Award Winning Actress MELISSA LEO! Melissa Leo is one of the most in demand actresses in the world right now, Winner of an Oscar for her performance on The Fighter Melissa is surely one of the great actresses of our time, and is step by step also becoming one of the most awarded actresses in activity. Melissa Leo starred as the mother of boxe...

CamboFest, Cambodia now accepting submissions for 2016 Edition!

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CAMBOFEST, Cambodia Movie and Media festival - established in 2007/2550 - and the first internationally recognized movie event taking place in Cambodia since the end of the Khmer Rouge regime, is now accepting movie submissions for the 2016 (5th) edition. Special categories for this edition include: SUPERNATURAL and FANTASTIC SHOWCASE - Movies with a Supernatural or Fantastic Theme (all lengths considered) ONE MINUTE MOVIE BIOSPHERE (Eco-themed showcase) MICRO-MOVIE (Movies under :30 second...

Portland Makes Top 50

The Portland Film Festival is excited to announce its inclusion in the Moviemaker Magazine list of "50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee."  MovieMaker has compiled the list of film festivals for over 10 years, recently expanding it from 25 to 50. The criteria for selection include a complex analysis over a broad range of topics. According to MovieMaker Magazine, "festivals around the world were sent a survey encompassing such criteria as travel compensation, value of pri...

Lenny Abrahamson to Screen ‘Frank’ in Schull at the 7th Corona Fastnet Film Festival in May and Host Q&A

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‘Frank’ Irish comedy-drama directed by Lenny Abrahamson, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews. A surreal comedy inspired by the cult musician Frank Sidebottom, played by Michael Fassbender and co starring Domhnall Gleeson and Maggie Gyllenhaal. ‘Frank’ will be screened at this years Festival that will run from the 20th to the 24th of May in the beautiful seaside town of Schull. Lenny has just returned from the US having finished shooting his &ldqu...

Call for entry , deadline approaching.

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We are an independent festival dedicated to bring together established musicians and filmmakers in a forum to celebrate the short films. Musicians who can provide great music and work together with filmmakers, we provide a platform for independent music artists and film score composers to create exposures for themselves through live performances, networking with filmmakers and sales or free giveaway of their materials. The festival will take place on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of October 2014. We ar...

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Early Bird Deadline Approaches for Cellar Door Film Festival!

  Early Bird Deadline Approaches for Cellar Door Film Festival!   The Cellar Door Film Festival (CDFF) wants to remind filmmakers that the early bird deadline to submit for the inaugural edition of the festival is July 15th.  2014 promises to be a strong year for Ottawa's first festival of speculative cinema. The CDFF team is very excited by the range of local, national, and international films that have been submitted thus far, so it encourages prospective filmm...

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