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World Premiere of THE MINISTERS Red Carpet Coverage

By Maria Esteves - October 15, 2009 The World Premiere of THE MINISTERS written/produced/directed by Franc Reyes, presented by Remy Martin commenced on Tuesday, October 13, at the Lowes Lincoln Square, New York. THE MINISTERS world premiere gala was held at The Empire Hotel Rooftop. The red carpet arrivals included cast of actors, recording artists, producers, industry professionals, and celebrity guests.  "The Ministers," distributed by Maya Entertainment, opens at the AMC Empir...

Butterflies Selected into Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival

The Award Winning documentary Butterflies has been selected into Southern California festival in Temecula, and will play this September at the Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival. "Butterflies is the first feature film that profiles the YouTube community and examines the power of online media. The film had its World Premiere last month at AOF Film Festival, where it received the Alan J. Bailey Excellence Award for Documentary Filmmaking and was nominated for Bes...


 Abel Ferrara wins the “Ciak di Corallo” for his career achievements at the Ischia Film Festival seventh edition (July 5-11), the only international contest dedicated to the filming locations.The American director, born July 19 1951 in the Bronx, will receive the cinema’s world tribute thanks to his work, that has always been visionary, original and restless in a unique way in the international movie scene.The Ischia Film Festival will present a short preview of Ferrara’s docufiction ex...

UK Film Opens New York Gay Film Festival

  by Sandy Mandelberger, Film New York Editor In what has so far been a very wet beginning of the summer season, the month of June is heralding the start of the gay film festival season in the mecca cities of New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. In New York, the 21st edition of NewFest, the New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Film Festival, had its gala opening last Thursday night at its new home in the heart of the city gay-centric Chelsea district, the Scho...

Butteflies; Feature Documentary about Youtubers Trailer

Butterflies (71 min) is currently looking for distribution. The film follows 6 prominent "weblebrities" for over a year and documents their struggles "to make it" in the online viral video world. More info here: http://www.ButterfliesTheMovie Directed by: Ester Brym

The chashama film festival Experience

Recounting 2008, this video gives some examples of people who were involved what they did and what they thought.

Cozy Bear

Director: Andrew Shemin.

The New European Auteurs At NDNF

UNMADE UNMADE BEDS (United Kingdom)  Wednesday, 2 April----New Directors New Films, an annual rite of spring in New York film circles, provides the armchair traveler with a delicious and intoxicating journey through world cinema. While the series is certainly international in scope, new films from Europe provide the cream in the coffee for ambitious filmgoers. This year, new European auteur directors are making a strong impression on New York film critics and industry reps. The ...

GEN ART FF: Seven Films, Seven Parties

March 26-----One of the more intriguing film festival events on the circuit opens next week in New York. The Gen Art Film Festival (April 1-7) returns to the Big Apple with its crowd-pleasing concept in tow. Not only do attendees have a chance to see previews of some of the more intriguing independent films, each ticket also includes a post-screening party where audiences can hobnob with industry reps, film personalities and the teams behind the films that are screening. This open access, as o...

Big Mike Craft's given Permission to Film on New York Government Land

The New York State Parks Department has given it's interm approval to shoot many scenes in Historic Saratoga Gidium Putnam Park. Big Mike Craft, acting as Producer, with the help of Tony Cee Associates has been in negotiations for 4 weeks. It was pre-mature to announce the news in Now with the preliminary dialogue over, Mike hopes to sign the deal within a few weeks. If the Deal is an open contract deal, which means that there can be multiple uses for the very posh resort grounds sur...

Illustrator and filmmaker Bobbi Miller-Moro-founder of Women Without Borders US

Women Without Borders blog: http://womenwithoutborders.usWomen Without Borders store: ...

ACEFEST 2009 - Submit Your Film Today!

ACEFEST 2009 Accepting Entries: Feb 17 - May 18

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...

Buffalo International Film Festival - 2008 Logo

Buffalo International Film Festival 2008 animated logo by Steven Kerr, Orchard Park, New York, United States

Sexy International Film Festival


Celebrating films and music which explore love, relationships and sexuality.

The SEXY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL showcases short and feature films from across the globe which explore love, relationships and sexuality.

In October we open the festival in Melbourne & Perth before departing on a round world tour of Paris, New York AND Los Angeles the following May/June.

The festival has a competition, « The Sexy Awards », awarding prizes in the following categories ; Best Australian Short Film, Best International Short Film, Best Australian Feature, Best International Feature, Best Male Actor, Best Female Actor, Best Director, Best Director of Photography, Encouragement Awards plus an annual Hall of Fame recipient.

ENTRIES FOR 2009 now closed.
email for application form when entries open early 2010.

New York Short Film Festival

 Short Film and Video Competition.
Registration for the 2012 edition is now open.
Early Deadline is September 30th

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Box[ur]shorts™ Film Festival

At box[ur]shorts™ Film Festival we literally “box your shorts”. All competing movies loop in artistic movie jukeboxes, at multiple locations all over the world and online. Awards” Golden, Silver, and Bronze box[ur]shorts™ as well as an Audience Award.

The New York International Independent Film & Video Festival returns to NYC, March 16th-26th, 2009

NYIIFVF continues to be the voice of independent film, launching many careers and successes from our festivals in New York and LA. The NYIIFVF is accepting last minute entries for its upcoming NY festival in March. This is your chance to be a part of the NYIIFVF and screen your film in a prestigious indie theatre in NYC!! A sampling of World Premieres in the upcoming festival includes films with Tony Bennett, Iggy Pop, Mick Rock and Lloyd Kaufman! A Gift of Love Starring singing le...

The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival proudly announces the results from this summer’s Los Angeles even

The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival proudly announces the results from this summer’s Los Angeles event. Over 100 films from 25 countries competed for awards in categories such as genre, direction, acting, and cinematography and screenwriting. “The caliber of film entries was very impressive from both emerging filmmakers and professional established filmmakers from all over the globe. An expert panel of film judges decided the winners,“ said publicist Briege McGa...

4 Days of American Independent Film in New York City - 2008 Event

Branding for our 2008 film festival.

Chekhov and Maria will screen at the New York Film and Video Fest

Chekhov and Maria, a feature film by acclaimed Canadian director Eric Till whose credits include Luther starring Joseph Fiennes, will screen at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival on July 20th at 4pm at the Laemmle Sunset 5 (8000 Sunset Blvd.)The film stars Ron Bottitta and Gillian Brashear and is based on the highly successful off-Broadway stage play by Jovanka Bach, directed by her husband, John Stark. The film is a memorial tribute to his wife, who died recent...

Cannes Directors Fortnight Celebration In New York

 Tuesday, July 1----------With the American economy in the crapper and the dollar at near record lows, a trip to the Cannes Film Festival has become an inexpensive indulgence, even for the media professionals who “must” be there. For the general public, who may be curious about what goes on along the famed shores of the Riviera, the difficulty of being part of the Cannes action is doubly difficult. Well, for the past month, Cannes has been made affordable and surprisingly accessible, with t...

Avignon Film Festival Turns 25

Wednesday, June 25-------Jerry Rudes is a man on a mission. For the past quarter century, he has lived with one foot in New York and the other in the lovely Provence city of Avignon, France. Reflecting his own dual domiciles, he founded the Avignon Film Festival in 1984 as a “transatlantic crossroads of independent cinema”. When asked to comment on his original inspiration for founding the event, Rudes told of a memorable encounter with filmmaker Agnès Varda. “When I first went to Cannes ...