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ÉCU 2012 PRIZES!

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PRIZES! We have just received an exciting delivery at the ÉCU office, boxes packed with prizes from Zacuto USA for the filmmakers at the ÉCU European Independent Film Festival 2012!! Can't wait to give away these goodies to the winning filmmakers! // LES PRIX! Nous venons de recevoir une livraison passionnante au bureau d'ÉCU, boîtes emballées avec des prix pour les cinéastes d'ÉCU européenne festival du film indépendant!! On ne peut pas attendre pour donner ces cadeaux à des cinéa...

I asked Facebook a Question!

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I posted the following questions to various sites, pages and agroups:What are the three most important things a festival should do/offerThe answers were all over the map, but the common and consistant items were: Free entry for shorts.Opportunities to meet your peers and those in the industry who are working more than you. Networking is what the gathering is about for most independent filmmakers.Q and A after every film/block - give the filmmaker time to speak about his films, developing more o...

Call for entries: Hint Fiction Film contest/festival

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The Hint Fiction Film Contest is a worldwide film contest based off the collection of short stories published by the name of "Hint Fiction". Filmmakers receive a 25-word or less story from the book with dialogue or action and they make a 60-second film of how they interpret or visualize it. The top films from each of the stories will advance on to the finals. A celebrity panel will help judge it and the finalists will screen at the Vail Film Festival in Vail Colorado ( www.vailfilmfe...

Call for Entries; Discount Submissions; Written Reviews by David Heavener

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$55 Submission to TehachapiFilmFestival.comby Sep. 1stWAB discount: WithoutABox.com/login/10461 Prizes include $2000 packages from ShowbizSoftware.com each submission receives a written review and winners receive the MakeMoviesThatMakeMoney.com workbook in their prize package...

South African HORRORFEST Film Festival

Since 2005, the South African HORRORFEST is the most prominent (if not the only) all-encompassing Halloween event on the African continent, including movies, literature, music and more.

Margaret River Shorts Call to Entries

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Margaret River Shorts deadline is closing soon.  Feb 11.  Enter now for your chance to be screened at Margaret River Shorts 2011 and eligible for prizes.Go to http://www.mrshorts.com to enter.   ...

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Margaret River Shorts Call to Entry

Margaret River Shorts Call to Entries

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Margaret River Shorts is currently open for entries.  Entries close Feb 11.  We have awards with big cash prizes in the following Categories: International - AU $5000.00 Award for Best Film at Margaret River Shorts is open to any films to maximum of 15 minutes in duration Southwest of WA - AU $2500.00 Films created in, by persons living in, or ab...

CICFF Announced 2010 Winners!

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October 31, 2010.- The 27th annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival  congratulates the winners of.more than 30.awards presented at the Festival's American Airlines Closing Night Awards Presentation on Sunday, October 31, 2010 at Columbia College's Film Row Cinema. Filmmakers from around the world came to watch the most acclaimed films of the  Festival and to celebrate ten days of workshops, discussions, and life-changing movies. Films from Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Fin...

Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival

 

 

The Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival invites you to enjoy screenings of what we believe to be the best new feature films, documentaries, shorts and videos by filmmakers who posses an independent vision and operate to create innovative work outside the studio system. We honor these filmmakers with awards of merit and screenings at our Film Festival each December in Hollywood, CA. The Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival celebrates independent and international filmmaking from students to seasoned professionals and of any size budget under 5 million USD and as long as the film has been made in the last three years and has no significant American distribution.

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Insight Film Festival Opens Call for Entries for 2011 Festival

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INSIGHT FILM FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES NOW OPEN!   Insight is an international film festival with a focus on Faith, calling upon filmmakers to use faith as a topic. Films about any faith are welcome, made by people of all faiths and none. The next Insight Festival will take place in November 2011 in Manchester and London, UK and will be streamed live across the web.    By entering the festival your film may be viewed by some high profile industry professionals an...

Animarte 2010 - Call for Entries!

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The 5th Animarte – International Animation Festival is receiving submissions until November 10th, 2010. Animarte is open to animated and mixed media shorts with a duration of 15 minutes or less. There is no entry or registration fee and all animation techniques are accepted.Animarte showcases the best animation shorts from around the world and brings them to cities throughout South America. Already three major cities have been confirmed for our fourth edition: Buenos Aires, Argentina; Mendoza,...

New Media Film Festival & Market SF Bay Area - Call for Submissions!

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New Media Film Festival & Market (NMFFM) is bringing The Best of the Best - What’s New, What’s Next…honoring stories worth telling to the San Francisco Bay Area, CA November 5 & 6, 2010. The June 2010 Los Angeles premiere was a critical success & NMFFM is coming up to the SF Bay Area with an expanded program to embrace its unique blend of technology & creative talent.  DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2010 Our program includes Mobile, Webisodes, Webseries, iApps, SRC (Socially Resp...

Tenis Video Contest 2010, three weeks to go!!!

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Hi everyone, the "Tezenis Video Contest 2010" deadline is approaching really fast. So far we've been receiving some very interesting  videos but YOURS is still missing! We are asking directors and authors to create a 30 to 90 seconds short film about "talent". You can use whatever technology you have at your disposal: digital and film camcorders, digital cameras, cell phones, webcams. So, choose your genre and your language and submit your short film! ...

Call For Entry.

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Call For Entry. Date extendet to May, 1. 2010. Competition in Student and Independent shorts, Feature Films and Documentaries. Over $ 130,00.- in Production Equipment prize packages. ...

Cornwall Film Festival 2010 Call for entries

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Awards . Entry Categories . Entry Deadlines & Fees . How to enter your films. Cornwall Film Festival 2010 Call for Entries! AWARDS 2010: The Golden Chough Grand Prize: Best Film of the Festival This will be awarded to the film that best captures the spirit of the Festival. Eligibility: All films entered into the Cornwall Film Festival: shorts and features. Jury: The Cornwall Film Festival team Prize: TBD & Laurel ...

Filmshift Festival - Early Deadline February 8th, 2010

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Our Early Deadline for submissions is February 8, 2010...so Submit Now And Save! For more information, check us out on WAB or at: http://www.filmshift.org ...

The chashama film festival Experience

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

Producers Challenge Short Film and Webisode Contest, Presented by PGA

The Producers Guild of America will host the Producers Challenge contest, giving short film and webisode producers ultimate access to top professionals and the opportunity to win exceptional prizes. Finalists will be screened for attendees of the Guild’s Produced By Conference on June 6 at Sony Pictures Studios. For more info, visit www.producedbyconference.com

MetaFest 2008 - Call for Entries

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Metacafe, one of the world’s largest video entertainment sites with 30 million unique visitors per month, and Microcinema International, a leading international exhibitor and specialty markets distributor of the "moving image arts,” are teaming to create and curate MetaFest 2008.MetaFest 2008 is a juried short-film festival that combines the best of the on- and off-line worlds. MetaFest accepts films 10 minutes or less in length - animated, narrative, humorous, artistic, dramatic, do...

MetaFest 2008 - Call for Entries

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Metacafe, one of the world’s largest video entertainment sites with 30 million unique visitors per month, and Microcinema International, a leading international exhibitor and specialty markets distributor of the "moving image arts,” are teaming to create and curate MetaFest 2008.MetaFest 2008 is a juried short-film festival that combines the best of the on- and off-line worlds. MetaFest accepts films 10 minutes or less in length - animated, narrative, humorous, artistic, dramatic, do...

Create your own Kill Syndrome commercial and Win!

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Create your own Kill Syndrome commercial and upload them to your Fest21 account and win. Send us a friend request ( if we aren't already on your friends list) and a message. Include your name, mailing address, E-Mail address, web address, phone with area code, date of birth and link to your Kill Syndrome commercial.  The best commercial wins. Prizes will include exposure at our film festivals, which we have at least twice a year if not more. Exposure on Kluckin Films web site, we will plac...

ITVFestival announces cash award for winners

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Submit your independent pilot or webseries and be a part of the next wave of independent production.The final deadline is  June 4th.  Comcast will be awarding $10,000 to the winner of each category: Drama, Comedy, Documentary, and Alternative (Reality, Game/Talk Show, etc.), so get your pilots in now.Submissions will be accepted through withoutabox.com athttp://www.withoutabox.com/login/4557  For more information about submissions, including fees and rules,  please check out our website, w...

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