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Louisiana International Film Festival

The Louisiana International Film Festival aims to act as a conduit for education and outreach where the residents of Louisiana may obtain skills and relationships that enable them to play a central role in the industry. Created to promote the film industry's indigenous growth along with its international reputation as an artistic and financial force in the global film market, the inaugural juried film festival will be held April 18, 19, 20 and 21st, 2013.

We believe the Louisiana film industry and talent pool will continue to grow. It is our desire to act as a conduit for organic networking, mentoring and training programs to grow out of this artistic professional gathering. Having a festival is a natural progression in contributing to the burgeoning growth.

2013 Boomtown Film & Music Festival - Call for Entries

Calling all Filmmakers! The sixth annual Boomtown Film and Music Festival will be held February 22-23, 2013 in Beaumont, Texas, USA. Films are now being accepted for consideration. We are accepting submissions in the categories of feature length, shorts, documentaries, experimental, music video, or student. We encourage both national and international filmmakers to submit their films to us via an online service such as or you can send us DVD/BLU-Ray copies by mail. W...

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.


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Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival call for entries: short films

Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival 7th edition  will run 6-9 September, 2012 NOW ACCEPTING SHORT FILM ENTRIES International Jury Competition - 10 films will be selected from worldwide entries and screened at 2012 Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival short film showcase. Jury members will select winning film for jury cash prize and presentation at Closing Night program on Sunday, September 9th. Our festival is about exploring other cultures/people of the world...

Sundance: It's Not Just American Indies

  While the name Sundance immediately is linked with the American Independent film movement, in the past number of years, international titles have found a home base in the ski resort of Park City. By creating competition sections for both narrative and documentary films from around the world, the Festival has not only expanded its scope but has forged a link between international producers, distributors and financiers across the globe in a real and tangible way. In terms of the marketpl...

CALL FOR ENTRIES! Documentary Films! 2011 DocMiami International Film Festival

Submit Your Documentary Today!   Feature Documentary Feature Documentaries with a total running time from 61 - 180 minutes. (All films in a language other than English require English subtitles) Documentary Short Short Documentaries with a total running time between 4 and 30 minutes. (All films in a language other than English require English subtitles) MiniMovies Very short document...

Braunschweig International film festival


Audience festival showing 160 long/short films to 23.000 spectators.

Offers three competitions:

- THE HEINRICH award for European debut & second features (10.000 Euro)
- THE LEO for the best combination of sound/music and image in a short film (2.000 Euro)
- the French-German youth award KINEMA for the best debut film

Main award of the festival is THE EUROPA for outstanding performances of a European actress or actor and her or his contribution to European film culture (10.000 Euro). Hanna Schygulla, Bruno Ganz and John Hurt received the EUROPA in recent years.

The festival's second focus is "Music & Film" with film concerts, a portray of a composer and a music master class. Reknown composers like Michael Nyman, Carl Davis, Craig Armstrong and Zbigniew Preisner have been guests of this programme.

Other programmes are "New International Cinema", "New German Film" and an extensive short fiml programme.

Awesome Time in Cannes! Accepting Submissions now!

We have been in Cannes for 3 days and we are loving it so far! It's great to be back for the 2nd year in a row as filmmakers and as festival film festival directors. We are looking for great feature and short films from around the world!**We are accepting submissions in the Short Film Corner on Monday/ Lundi the 16th at the Palais in the afternoon. Please email us if you wish to submit in person. The submission is only 10 Euros to submit in person while we are here in Cannes.  Our email address...

Early Bird Submission Open for Lady Filmmakers Film Festival

We are looking for the best films made that have a woman in the position of at least one of the following positions: Writer, Director, Producer, or Cinematographer. We are also looking for the best Male/Female Collaboration Team! Go to for more information and to submit your film today! Please contact us if you have any questions! Cheers!Patricia ...

N Y C Films Festival (New York films festival)

NYC FILMS FESTIVAL August 12th to 19th, 2010 Submissions open November 2nd 2009 GENERAL The mission of the NYC Films Festival is to help new talented filmmakers to reach the best possible audience for their work. Since submission of a film constitutes acceptance of these Entry Rules & Regulations (by filmmakers and their agents), please review this document carefully. CATEGORIES: ◦ Narrative Feature Films ◦ Narrative Short Films ◦ Documentary Films DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES NOVEMBER 2, 2009 Submissions open Earlybird deadline November 3 to January 4, 2010 = Features 60 minutes up $ 25 Earlybird deadline November 3 to January 4, 2010 = Shorts up to 30 minutes $ 15 OFFICIAL ENTRY DEADLINE January 4th to April 30th 2010 Features 60 minutes up $ 30 January 4th to April 30th 2010 Shorts up to 30 minutes $ 20 LATE DEADLINE May 1st to June 30th, 2010 Features 60 minutes up $ 50 May 1st to June 30th 2010 Shorts up to 30 minutes $ 30 **ENTRY FEES ARE IN US DOLLARS, PER FILM AND NON-REFUNDABLE. NOTIFICATION DATE: Filmmaker will be notified by email, phone or fax approximately July 10th 2010 OPENING GALA August 12 closing August 19th 2010 COMPLETION DATE No Requirement for completed by date PLACE OF ORIGIN Projects may originate from anywhere in the world NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE FILMS Must have English subtitles PREMIERE STATUS No premier requirement DISTRIBUTION STATUS Projects may have distribution HOW TO ENTER Apply online at or via and mail all required entry materials (see below) ENTRY MATERIALS 1) Entry form copy 2) Copy of payment by credit card. 3) 1DVD of the film, formatted for Multi-zone or for Zone 1 (North America) labeled with the work's Title, Running Time, Director(s) name(s) Please do not put adhesive labels on the disc unless it is a professional output job (if burning yourself, use a permanent marker to write all the information. ** ENTRY MATERIAL WILL NOT BE RETURNED ** MULTIPLE ENTRIES Each entered work must be accompanied by its own entry form and by a separate DVD IF YOUR WORK IS SELECTED You must fulfill the following requirements by the date(s) designated by the Festival upon invitation: (1) You will be required to execute a release and agreement wherein you (i) accept responsibility for obtaining any and all clearances necessary to exhibit your film at the NYC Films Festival, warrant that you have the rights necessary to exhibit your film at NYC Films Festival indemnify and hold harmless NYC Films, LLC at its affiliates against any claim arising out of exhibition of your film at NYC films Festival. (2) You will be responsible for delivery of the exhibition copy of the invited work in one of the Exhibition Formats specified below to the address designated by the Festival. The Festival will arrange and cover the cost of the return shipping of your print or video after the conclusion of the Festival. We recommend shipment via courier in order to permit the tracking of your entry once it leaves your hands. • We exhibit in 35mm, 16mm and HDCAM. • Due to our limited capacity to project 16mm, the Festival reserves the right to request that work originally in that format be supplied to us in HDCAM. • Films in competition will be required to provide a second exhibition copy to accommodate juror screenings. • The Festival may request additional exhibition copies to allow for multiple screenings at more than one venue. (3) You will provide a properly completed and signed official NYC FILMS “Film Information Form” including all press and publication assets as specified in the “Materials Checklist” (4) You will provide at least one DVD copy of the finalized and completed film for Festival archives. FESTIVAL SECTIONS Films invited to participate in the NYC FILMS FESTIVAL will be shown in the section Festival programmers determine most appropriate in their sole discretion. In Competition: World Narrative Features *Open to works from all regions. *Eligible for: Best Narrative Feature, Best New Documentary Filmmaker, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress. World Documentary Features • Open to works from all regions. • Eligible for: Best Documentary Feature, Best Director. Shorts (narrative and documentary - under 30 minutes) • Eligible for: Best Narrative Short, Best Documentary Short, and Student Visionary Award. • Student short films must be produced through an accredited educational institution. • Shorts will play either in a shorts program or before a feature film. AWARDS • Unless otherwise agreed to by Festival programmers in writing, awards will be given to the winning film director (as identified in the Film Information Form). • Award eligibility is subject to any restrictions or conditions imposed by applicable laws and regulations (international, federal, state or otherwise), and the award recipient is responsible for all applicable taxes, customs, tariffs, insurance and similar charges or costs (if any). • All new feature-length works are eligible for the “Audience Award” regardless of section. • All feature-length shot in NYC are eligible for the “Best New York Narrative” and “Best New York Documentary” awards. (Must be at least a NY premiere.) • 2010 Awards listed in the above Festival sections are subject to change. SHIPPING ADDRESS All submissions must be sent prepaid (including any applicable customs fees) to: NYC FILMS c/o Roberto Rizzo Attn: ENTRIES – “Film Title” – SHORT or FEATURE (Label appropriate category on outside of package) 1 UNIVERSITY PLACE 9C New York, NY 10003 USA

Lady Filmmakers Film Festival Funny Promotional Commercial

The 1st Annual Lady Filmmakers Film Festival celebrates the collaboration between men and women. October 17th & 18th 2009 is our inaugural event at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, CA. Check out the programs online and purchase tickets at    Written By: Patricia Viayra and Alex Rosencranz Produced By: Lucky Bag Films  Directed By: Patricia Viayra  DP & Lighting: Cira Felina Bol ...

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Hoboken International Film Festival

HIFF is a worldwide renowned film festival. Showcasing the edgiest domestic and international movies and their filmmakers, HIFF will kick off on June 4 to 10, 2010 with its opening night films--that will be viewed by nearly 1,000 fans and industry personnel at Pier A Park, located directly on the Hudson River and overlooking the majestic New York City skyline.

Big Mike Craft Forms Progressive Universal Life Of N.Y. INC.

Today,I am a we, in the Film Production Business. We are registered as a New York State Corporation and a Federal Production Company with the Government. I (We) shall be moving forward with a 2 part production in Saratoga, N.Y. We shall be offering stock, in a private offering ,here in New York State. A potential investor can touch his or her investment with us. The money is out in the open and not in some Mutual Fund. An investment in a film, is an investment in the Art World. The New York Sta...

A Diverse Showcase Of International Cinema

MOOLADE The Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival, which debuts on September 14th, will feature a showcase of 15 international films from Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. The Festival, in its first outing, will be focused on a diverse international program that mixes the works of established film auteurs with the debut films of rising young talents, to offer an exciting panorama of exceptional films from around the globe. The respected film auteurs in the program include veter...

Spotlight on International Documentaries at SILVERDOCS

Monday, June 12---While most US-based film festivals regularly showcase at least a few international documentaries as part of their program, non-fiction from around the world is a definite spotlight of the SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival, which launches on tomorrow night at the AFI Silver Center. In a section called World View, which also includes US documentaries, the subject matter and geographical origins of the films bring a broader understanding of political, social ...