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Third Annual NatureTrack Film Festival - New Virtual Option for Rescheduled 2020 Fest

Third Annual NatureTrack Film Festival  Unspools in Living Rooms  October 9 - 18   New Virtual Option for Rescheduled 2020 Festival   Los Olivos, Calif. (July 30, 2020)— Dozens of documentaries and short films from 21 countries, in both live and animated form, will be screened virtually at the third annual NatureTrack Film Festival(NTFF). From exhilarating and adrenaline inducing, to wonderous and spectacular, from heart-breaking to hope-filled, discover ...

GC Johnson wins BEST SOUNDTRACK for FROM ON HIGH from Mediterranean Festival Corto!

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Mediterranean Festival Corto in Diamante, Italy has awarded their 2018 Best Soundtrack prize to GC Johnson of Acoustic Labs for his original score on FROM ON HIGH, a short film written and helmed by Dawn Westlake and produced by her Ron de Cana shingle. Johnson was a 2016 Peer Raben Music Award nominee for his score for Westlake's 2015 film THROUGH THE PANE, and he won Best Musical Score for Westlake's A LIFE OF DEATH in 2006 from the Inventaunfilm Festival in Lenola, Italy. FROM ON HIG...

"From On High" selected to prestigious Children's Film Festival with Northwest Film Forum/Seattle

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"From On High", the latest film from Dawn Westlake's Ron de Cana Productions, Inc., has been selected to the 2018 Children's Film Forum sponsored by Boeing at the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle, WA, USA for January 25-February 10. The film is about a young Syrian refugee who finds a home and hope for the future in Europe. It was shot/edited by Pol Carrizo Vilarroig of Imatge Barcelona in Collsuspina, La Sala de Sant Llogari and Barcelona, Spain. The original score was compose...

Real Film Festival - 2017

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The weekend will unfold with a variety of feature length and short film screenings taking place at iconic venues across Newcastle, including an outdoor cinema – perfect for the whole family. We have selected an incredible range of films to show you this year as we celebrate real people, real places and real stories. The three-day program will inspire audiences and filmmakers alike, giving them the opportunity to watch, learn, create and connect by attending any number of our exciting even...

Join in on the Festivities!- Rastafest 2015

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Are you ready to experience Canada's annual rastafarian festival? Bring your positive energy and support to Rastafest on August 22nd 2015. There will be emerging artists and professional artists that are locally and internationally known.They will showcase their talents and allow you to experience the diverse cultures that the world has to offer. Other than the live concert, you can experience the different traditions that the African-Caribbean-Canadian community has to offer with cultured f...

David Cronenberg Producer Turning Animated Short 'Foxed!' Into Feature Movie (Exclusive)

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VARIETY by Etan Vlessing 12/9/2014 9:00am PDT Longtime David Cronenberg collaborator Martin Katz has found creatures more fearsome than the mugwump and Brundlefly for an upcoming feature by Canadian 3D animation guru James Stewart. Katz acquired the worldwide rights to Stewart's stereoscopic 3D short film Foxed! to be made into a stop-motion animated feature from Prospero Pictures and Geneva Film Co. The dark fantasy follows Emily...

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 ...

Found Objects

Director: Dawn Westlake.

Once upon a time, the daughter of a famous Hollywood animator fell in love with an artist with whom she thought she’d found her place in the sun…While visiting her father to tell him of this man of her dreams, she learns more about the mysterious star who burnished her father’s career. When she returns to her beloved artist’s studio, she is surprised to find she’s been cast out of his picture. But, how do you compete with the biggest star in The System: The Sun...?

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...

90to5 Editing Challenge

ekurhuleni film festival

The festival's main purpose of existance is create alternative venues for watching South African produced films as well as films from Africa and the world. Use film as tool to empower peoples lives towards nation building and township regeneration. Foster the development of of audiences for the appreciation of independently produced film products. Contribute to the growth of a film industry in Ekurhuleni. Increase an interest for pursuing as a career. Showcase and exhibit films through Ekurhuleni Film Festival. Develop new audiences and create a cinema friendly culture for locally (South African) produced films within Ekurhuleni and the the surrounding areas.

ÉCU launchs #twitscript!

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- GET INVOLVED HERE - On Monday 28th November ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival, Paris's premier showcase for independently financed shorts and features, will attempt to write - and produce - a short film entirely made up of contributions crowd sourced via the Twitter social network. With an opening scene setter provided by the festival, it is then up to their followers to provide all successive dialogue and actions, creating new scenes, introducing other characters, building up...

ÉCU'S top tips for Indepedent Cardiff

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Cardiff - a tiny city, but expanding and building in confidence every day. A city where if you want to do something, you can make it happen.   Nowhere typifies this more than Chapter Arts Centre. Want to try your hand at stand up comedy? Ask at the fortnightly amateur comedy show. Fancy playing obscure board games with strangers? Pop round on a Sunday afternoon. Always dreamt of seeing your work on the big screen? There’s a monthly showcase of local filmmaker...

ÉCU's top 5 things to do in Paris in November

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ÉCU's top 5 things to do in Paris in November Although the beginning of November is another milestone on the way to the deep midwinter, don’t despair! ÉCU has come up with a calendar of great things to do in and around Paris in the world of cinema. Even though the arrival of autumn spells the end of our Indian summer, thanks to the Festival d’Automne there will be lots to keep everyone’s mind off the gloom outside. Since 1972, the festival has offered challenging contemporary cul...

The Amusing Life of Billy Moore Episode 1-"Billy & The Kid"

Director: Alap Mohile & Nupoor Kajbaje.
Billy's grandson is getting ready to go to school. Feeling sleepy, his shoe slips and hits Billy. Apologizing, requests Billy to help him. Billy obliges but puts the shoes the wrong way around. The grandson points Billy his mistake. Billy tries again, succeeds, then feeling cold, asks his grandson where are his gloves and then..Kid answers...BANG!.. and Billy collapses!!

OUR INCREDIBLE SHORT FILMS SERIES!

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"THE AMUSING LIFE OF BILLY MOORE" WHO IS BILLY MOORE? BILLY MOORE Billy Moore alias Balram More is an elderly, educated and an amusing character. His background is ambiguous. It's said he was found by a priest on an early morning, as a child, crying on the dead body of his father who died due to overindulgence in alcohol and extreme cold in a village field near Mahabaleshwar in Maharastra, India. The priest rechristened him to ‘Billy Moore' from Balram More. Later, w...

Bare Bones International Film and Music Festival & Screenplay Competition

We are looking for the truely independent filmmaker/screenwriter who make their projects 'by any means necessary'.  From Student to seasoned veteran, you are welcome at Bare Bones.  We treat you the way you want to be treated with no politics, just the celebration of independent film from script-2-screen.  www.barebonesfilmfestival.org

Mahogany Beach

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Director: Mihaela Dinu.
A young couple is dicovering Roatan Island ,Honduras.

Odessa International Film Festival

Odessa International Film Festival was established in 2010 with a mission to bring high quality films from all over the world to the Ukrainian audience as well as to encourage the development of film industry in Ukraine and to restore its cinematic tradition.

 

  1. The Odessa International Film Festival is feature film competitive festival. Its aim is to contribute to the development and promotion of artistic cinema and film industry in Ukraine. The Festival is organized by Ukrainian Film Festival Limited   The Festival program includes:
    1. International competition of feature films. Non-competitive informative film programs, focuses, retrospectives, homage profiles and other accompanying events approved by the Boards of Directors of the festival.
    Only works produced after January 1, 2010 can be included in the competitive section. In order to be eligible for selection and invitation to participate in the competition of feature films, it is obligatory that these films have not been previously shown to the public in Ukraine. 

    Only 35mm prints in good technical condition can be accepted into the international competition of feature films. The screening formats for films selected for other sections are to be specified when the film is officially invited. The selection of the films is carried out by a commission of experts functioning as an advisory body to the Program Director. The commission, under the direction of the Program Director, determines the program schedule and sets the screening order for all films. No film selected may be withdrawn from the Festival program after its participation has been officially confirmed by the producer or World Sales Company. Prints of selected films must be sent to the Festival by June 11, 2010. This deadline must be strictly observed. It is obligatory for the participant to follow the shipping instructions, which accompany notification of inclusion of a film into the 1st Odessa IFF program.
  2. Unless negotiated otherwise, costs related to the transportation of the print, promotional materials and insurance from the country of origin to the Customs Office in Odessa are the responsibility of the participant. 
    In case of damage or loss of a print during the Festival, the Festival is only responsible for the costs involved in making a new print based on the current laboratory rates for ordering a standard print. 
    The costs related to the transportation of the print back to the sender are the responsibility of the Festival. Complaints regarding the technical condition of the returned print must be sent at the latest 1 month after its receiving.
  3. For each selected film, the Festival must receive detailed documentation by the deadline, including: a filled out entry form, a synopsis of the film, stills of the film, a photo of the director, a biography and filmography of the director, an original dialogue list and its translation into English, a full list of artistic and technical credits, and at least two English subtitled DVDs of the film or an English subtitled videotape.
  4. International Jury will be comprised of prominent representatives of culture, theory, criticism, as well as filmmakers and producers. 
    The Jury members must not have participated in the making of any film in the competition they are judging. 
    The President of the Festival, the Program Director or their representative may attend jury deliberations but will take no part in the voting.
  5. See chapter “Jury and awards
  6. Participation in the Festival implies agreement with the regulations set out herein.

OTF Call for Entries 2011

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CALL FOR ENTRIESOpen Now!Regular deadline 23 November 2010 Filmmakers of the world, it's time to get your skates on! Over The Fence announces its CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 2011 Comedy Film Festival. Films must fulfill the following guidelines: Can be shot on any format, but must be submitted on DVD (PAL or NTSC) Can be a short film (up to 19 mins), a long-form short (20+ mins), or a short-form series Any comic genre: black, slapstick, irreverent, romantic, political, subversive, absur...

THE CLEARWATER FILM FESTIVAL SUMMER FILM CHALLENGE DEBUTS FILMS ON JUNE 25

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Join us at System Productions for The Summer Film Challenge on June 25th, 2010 at 8PM Five intrepid filmmakers have stepped forward to compete for a bounty of fantastic prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Filmmakers were assigned a Title, a Genre and Three (3) Random Product Placements.Whose films will win?Corey Horton ASHES TO ANTHRAX SUSPENSEJohn Jones THE HOMECOMING MYSTERYTom Thompson IN THE SHADOW COMEDYDonald E Reynolds JASPER MAN ACTIONJoe Raditch PONYTAIL SPORTFREE ADMISSION ...

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