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Distance

Director: Janno Jürgens.

A lonely boat wanders around aimlessly in the fog, which has unexpectedly rolled up. The engine has stopped working and the visibility is as clear as the relationship between the father and son, who sit in the boat. What happens when these two are faced with an inexplicable threat?

GREEN FEST - CALL FOR ENTRIES

GREEN FEST OPENED CALL FOR ENTRIES    Short and amateur environmental film authors from around the world can apply from June 24th until October 11th for screening on 4th  International Green Culture Festival "GREEN FEST". Festival is being held under the slogan "Four colours of Green" from November 13th -  15th 2013 in Dom omladine Beograd, Serbia. The list of the selected films will be announced on official web page of the festival -   www.g...

CALL FOR ENTRY

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The third annual Madeira Film Festival is accepting submissions. Accommodation is provided for exhibiting filmmakers in a 4 or 5 star hotel for up to 7 nights at a nominal fee.   http://www.madeirafilmfestival.com ...

THE TREE OF PAN

Director: Aitken Pearson.

A short, unclassifiable film without dialogue  except the voiceover intro yet with a compelling narrative dependent on music & visuals. Two souls find refuge in each other after being lured by the mythic  Greek God Pan into a mysterious tree and are reborn into nature. The Great God Pan’s archetypal power lies dormant within Esmeralda and Augusto until its irresistible force beckons.

Innsbruck Nature Film Festival

The Innsbruck Nature Film Festival is an international nature film competition, offering motivated filmmakers a platform for presenting their latest work. Four film festival days with film presentations and a high-quality side program are the framework for a subject-matter, ecological and artistic discourse.

The Innsbruck Nature Film Festival is presented by the Tiroler Umweltanwaltschaft [Environmental Ombuds Office Tirol]. Since 2001 Landesumweltanwalt Johannes Kostenzer [Environmental Ombudsman] has organized the Innsbruck Nature Film Days – a cinema event lasting several days, which has become established as one of the fixed points in the event calendar of the City of Innsbruck. One of the central tasks and integral part of modern nature conservation work is to make people aware of special attractions and phenomena in nature, of its beauty and diversity.

Munich International Festival of Filmschools

 

The International Festival of Film Schools was established in 1981. It is now one of the most important festivals for young filmmakers in the world. More than 3,500 films have been presented at the festival since its inception. More than 3,200 foreign students and professors have had opportunities to meet, enter into discussions and share their experiences with each other. 

Two Nominations for "Covariance" in Brazil!

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"Covariance" has been nominated for two awards by the jury of the 2012 Art Deco Film Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The 13.5-minute film which explores the fantasies of two gambling addicts has garnered nods as Best Digital Capture Film and Best Actress for Dawn Westlake. http://www.festivalartdeco.blogspot.com/p/indicacoesnominations.html Westlake was named a Canon Platinum Filmmaker in 2002. She made "Covariance" with generous support in the camera d...

II. International Green-Go Short Film Contest and Festival

Dear Film and Nature Friend!

Do you love Tarantino's arty works or are you a fan of David Attenborough's documentaries? Do you want to show with breathtaking pictures or with creative animation how much loss we suffer with the degradation of our biodiversity or the over consumption of fossil fuels?

Do you want to participate in a new international environmental movement that builds the basic of a green film festival?

If you say YES, then this is your place! Spread your environmental message and your talent, and even win with it! Participate in the II. International Green-Go Short Film Festival, be a part of the message to show people how much we should preserve our natural heritage that are key for our lives, how much we should turn to alternative energy sources to halt climate change and how much we should respect our cultural heritage built on our environment.

Check the categories, find more information and fill the application form at the contest's website: www.greengofest.eu. Do not forget to join our facebook communitny at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Green-Go-International-Short-Film-Contest/201482366648085

Choose your weapon and SHOOT! It is your time now to spread the word around the world!

Festival #20 Takes Producer 'Back to One'

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"Covariance" will screen in the main competition of Porto7 International Short Film Festival of Oporto, Portugal from June 13-17, 2012. http://www.porto7.com/selected-short-films-for-competition/ This is the 20th festival acceptance for the film. Ron de Cana Productions began its short film production career in Porto (and environs) in 2000 with "Mini Driver Project". For more information of Ron de Cana's films, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com  ...

Festival #13 for "Covariance"!

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"Covariance" was judged among the finalists by the jury of the Johnstown Film Festival in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA. It will be projected with the award-winning films and other finalists on Sat., June 9th at People's Natural Gas Park in downtown Johnstown. For more information: http://www.jaha.org/FilmFestival/Saturday2012.html "Covariance" stars David Razowsky and Dawn Westlake. Cinematography is by Francesco Uboldi. Editing by Brandon Bondehagen. An o...

"Covariance" nominated Best Int'l Short Film at Cape Winelands Film Festival

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"Covariance" was nominated Best International Short Film at the Cape Winelands Film Festival Awards Gala held at Oude Libertas amphitheatre in Stellenbosch, South Africa on March 24, 2012. Out of the 59 short films presented between March 14-24, the five nominated were "41 Days" by Ahmed Aziz of Egypt, "Night Visit" by Piotr Chrzan of Poland, "Siggil" by Remi Mazet of France, "1937" by Svetozar Golovlev of Russia, and "Covariance&quo...

Spirit Quest Film Festival

The Spirit Quest Film Festival has opened their call for entries for their 2012 season and is currently seeking inspirational, thought provoking and intriguing films and screenplays from around the world.

Created and maintained by film festival veterans with deep ties within the industry, Spirit Quest hopes to provide submitting filmmakers and screenwriters with the exposure and attention they deserve for all of their hard work.

We're looking for anything that will move us, make us laugh, cry and learn something about ourselves and the world we inhabit in the process.

We hope to inspire, enlighten and challenge our audiences by showcasing films and awarding screenplays that explore the best (and sometimes the worst) of the human experience.

Films and stories of faith, courage and success, that celebrate and explore our diversity, our planet and our politics. From introspective meditations on relationships, to mind boggling journeys to far away places and anything in between – share your vision with us.

If you have a film or screenplay that fits any of these descriptions, we want to see it!

All genres accepted - dramas, documentaries, comedies, animation, music videos and any film dealing with the above themes.  There is even a special category for young filmmakers under the age of 18 this season.

 

Awards will be presented to the Best Films and Screenplays.

 

"Covariance" to play the Cape Winelands Film Festival!

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"Covariance" will play the 5th annual Cape Winelands Film Festival in Capetown, South Africa, March 14-24, 2012. This is the sixth festival acceptance for "Covariance" and its second play date in Africa. For more information on the film, including a trailer and behind-the-scenes video, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com/dawnwestlake/rondecana/films/covariance/index.html ...

Madeira Film Festival 2012.

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Submissions now open online for the 2012 Madeira Film Festival to be held at Reid's Palace, Funchal, Madeira. http://www.madeirafilmfestival.com ...

Somcurts. Environnement short film festival

For 23 years, the Associació de Naturalistes de Girona has attempted to show the best images of our natural environment through the photography. Static images that show us the strength and the fragility of our planet of the hand of the best photographers, professional as well as enthusiastic. Now, conscious of the creative capacities of the participants, we turn on a new stage. From the ANG we want to invite you to a new adventure, an adventure that has to show us the problems, the victories, the dangers and the hopes of our environment in short audiovisual format.

When we talk about environment, we mean everything that happens in this thin layer where the human being is related to their environment and other species, in short, where life reaches its maximum. With the aim of showing the whole range of problems and wonders, has born the Girona Festival Shorts environmental SOMCURTS. A festival that should allow us to travel to the soul of the earth.

Somcurts

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Calendar of Events Until 22 May 2011. Deadline for recive the proposals at the headquarters of the ANG (see rules). May 2011. Meeting of the jury. 3- 5 june 2011. Projection of the shorts at Eco.sí fair. Girona. 4 juny 2011. SOMCURTS PRIZE-GIVING at Eco.sí fair. Girona. 16 December 2011. Ceremony and awards for Concurs de Fotografia Naturalista (Naturalistic Photography Contest) and projection of the Somcurts short films. Girona. 17 and 18 December 2011. Screening of ...

Twin Rivers looking for Outdoor Theme films, scripts & journalistic writing

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Special recognition will be given to films, scripts and written articles with outdoor themes, in any category, whether it creates awareness about an environmental plight or gives us a glimpse into the beauty or harshness, or what-have-you, of the natural world. First deadline is coming up so get you entries in the mail by this Friday! Twin Rivers Media Festival is presented by Courtyard Gallery in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina. Official Selections and past favorites wi...

Droomkind (Dream Boy) trailer

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http://www.fest21.com/en/video/droomkind_dream_boy_theatrical_trailerThis Fest21 conversion of the Droomkind trailer looks squashed, so here is a link to a better place to view it:http://droomkind.com/uk/trailer.html...

Droomkind (Dream Boy) theatrical trailer

This is the trailer of the 45 minutes fictional film Droomkind (Dream Boy). Dream Boy was made with the typical (international) film festival visitor in mind. The entire movie contains only two short lines of dialog. The soundtrack of this film (NOT the trailer's) is fully 5.1 surround with only custom recorded sound. The music is also specifically composed for it.

Africa Light / Gray Zone

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www.africa-light.com A film by Tino Schwanemann. Music by Steffen Greisiger & The Film Orchestra Babelsberg.   Synopsis: Africa is full of nature’s colors. A colorful experience! The social, political and economical problems of the continent, however, are unsaturated. Neither black nor white, but endless gray. "Africa Light" - as white local citizens call Namibia. The name suggests romance, the beauty of nature and promises a life witho...

International Bat Film Festival (IBFF) & Awards

Awards given to entries in the following categories: 

  • Best bat short
  • Best bat student film
  • Best bat Internet-only film (YouTube, etc.)
  • Best bat scientific film
  • Best bat animated film/short
  • Best bat documentary
  • Best bat in captivity film (zoo, USFWA, wildlife rehabilitator)
  • Best bat love story

Also

  • Best bat-themed feature film
  • Best bat-themed TV program

Archived festival (terminated)

Appel à films

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La 22è compétition de films sur la nature et l’environnement des Rencontres Cinéma-Nature, se déroulera du 8 au 10 avril 2010, à Dompierre-sur-Besbre dans l’Allier.     Pour inscrire un film à la sélection des 22es Rencontres Cinéma-Nature, nous vous invitons à nous envoyer avant le 30 novembre 2010 : une copie D.V.D du film, un résumé, le bulletin d’inscription dûment rempli et le règlement signé. Pour plus d’informations sur la compétition e...

Rencontres Cinéma-Nature

Le festival Rencontres Cinéma-Nature propose un autre regard sur la nature et l’environnement à travers une sélection de courts métrages créatifs, atypiques et éclectiques. Sans cesse à la recherche de nouveaux talents le festival encourage tout particulièrement la jeune création de documentaires, fictions et animations.  Les réalisateurs sélectionnés à la compétition sont invités à rencontrer le public après la projection de leur film, favorisant la convivialité qui fait la réputation de la manifestation.

In your embrace...

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In your embrace...

Director: Andranik Kirakosyan & Narek Safaryan.

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