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Hollyshorts full line up of best shorts: A to Z

FULL LINEUP FOR 8TH ANNUAL HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED 300 Projects In-Competition, 50 World Premieres---Short Form Content Representing 20 Countries 2012 HollyShorts Visionary Award Honoree Joe Carnahan Set To Present Special Screening of his  Paramount Pictures Acclaimed Feature Narc Preceded By the Showcase of His Short Film For Sale By Owner Fest Unleashes It's 2nd Annual HollyShorts Indie Film Summit With Panels and Case Studies from Producers Guild of America, Int...


Actor Wil Johnson will host the opening night of the 7th British Urban Film Festival in October, the producers of BUFF 2012 have announced.  Johnson, whose previous film and TV credits include “Waking the Dead”, “Waterloo Road” and “Babymother”, will be making his debut as festival presenter having previously featured in starring roles at BUFF in the films ‘Disoriented Generation’ and ‘Colour Blind’.    SERTUC Film Club, which has agreed...

6th Annual Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF) NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS

The Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF) returns for a sixth year to digital platform screens across the Toronto subway system. Always the strong and silent type, TUFF takes place September 7 - 17, 2012, concurrent with the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).   Named one of MovieMaker Magazine's "20 Coolest Film Festivals" (2010), TUFF is a 10-day long celebration of the art of the urban silent screen. TUFF films screen on the Pattison Onestop network of digita...

The last Scene

Director: Sadaf Foroughi.
On his last hours of his last day before retirement, an old cinema projectionist falls in love with the protagonist of the first Iranian talkie.

French Cinema Now in San october

Fourth Annual Week-long Festival Celebrates the Best in Contemporary French Language Cinema with Filmmaker Guests and New Works by the Dardenne Brothers, Aki Kaurismäki and Mia Hansen-Løve The San Francisco Film Society, in association with the French American Cultural Society, the French Consulate of San Francisco and Unifrance, presents French Cinema Now, Thursday, October 27 - Wednesday, November 2, at Landmark's Embarcadero Center Cinema and the Film Society's new theatrical home, San Fr...

Giant Incandescant Resonating Animation Festival

GIRAF, or the Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival (est 2005), is an annual animation festival that runs each November at the Plaza Theatre in Calgary.  GIRAF celebrates the spirit of independent, underground, and experimental animation, showcasing Canadian animators and presenting diverse animations from around the globe. We’ve showcased the award winning independent work artists including Don Hertzfedlt, Bruce Bickford, Brandon Bloomaert, Barry Doupe, Cordell Barker, Richard Reeves, Chad Van Gaalan, Nick Fox-Geig, Amy Lockhart, Stu Hughes, Madi Piller, and Cam Christiansen, among many others.

GIRAF is committed to gaining greater awareness for animation as an art form. Through 5 days of interactive activities: workshops, artist talks, visiting artists, and animation screenings, our festival showcased over 80 animations in 2010 alone. We focus on presenting works that push boundaries through the development of new techniques, hybrid forms of creation, and challenging subject matter, and thus animation that is rarely seen at other festivals.

Toronto International Film Festival Awards

The 35th Toronto International Film Festival announced its award recipients at a reception at the Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel today.AWARD FOR BEST CANADIAN SHORT FILM The award for Best Canadian Short Film goes to Vincent Biron for Les Fleurs de l'âge,which explores a summer day for a regular group of school kids. The jury remarked: “Director Vincent Biron manages to take a moment of an ordinary childhood summer and render unforgettable art from it. This gem of a film captured the j...

KINOTOK ISOLA CINEMA : Video na plaži : Day 2

           Yousry Nasrallah Screening outside, on the second evening of KINOTOK was Egyptian film director, Yousry Nasrallah's seventh feature, SCHEHERAZADE, TELL ME A STORY, a film about women for women, by the socially conscious director, a Copt, born in 1952.   This contemporary portrayal of politics and female issues in today's CAIRO stars the glamorous and utterly modern Hebba (Mona Zakki) as the speaker of a SUN TV show that opines on cases of corruption in Egypt. She...

Filmmor Women's Film Festival

The objectives of Filmmor Women’s Film Festival which starts every year in the second week of March in İstanbul and goes on in different cities with the demand and company of the other woman organizations are;
  • To increase the visibility of women and their experiences, their success and productivity as well as their problems.
  •  To increase both the potential and areas for women to express themselves and women’s productivity in these ares.
  • To expand the exchange of ideas and experiences among women both national and internationally.
  • In cinema and all other dimensions of life, to contibute to eliminate the gender discriminations.

The festival includes some special parts for themes like ‘violence towards women’ and ‘honour’, the part of women’s cinema, cumulative presentations, conversations, panel and workshops.

There are no limitations or distinctions about the format, length or kind of the films in the festival, where only films made by women take part with a positive discrimination.

Art by Chance Ultra Short Film Festival

May 22, 2010 / June 5, 2010 Entry Deadline: March 15, 2010 Submit on Submit on Art By Chance website Contacts info Anbean Buyukdere Cad. No:78-80 Kat:7-702 Mecidiyekoy, Istanbul Turkey Website: E-mail: Check the dailies and videos Ultra Short Film Festival - 30 seconds long films on concept of "Time" theme - made by enthusiastic and creative international film makers - fiction, documentaries, an...

Toronto Fipresci award

2009 FIPRESCI Prize includes Discovery and Special PresentationsFor the 18th consecutive year, the Toronto International Film Festival welcomed the FIPRESCI jury. FIPRESCI is the Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique (International Federation of Film Critics). The Prize of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize) for Discovery is awarded to Laxmikant Shetgoankar for The Man Beyond the Bridge (India). Far from the sensory overload of India's big cities, Shetgoankar explore...

Art by Chance Ultra Short Film Festival

Art by Chance Ultra Short Film Festival May 22, 2009 / June 5, 2009 Entry Deadline: March 20, 2009 Download the entry form here Contacts info Anbean Buyukdere Cad. No:78-80 Kat:7-702 Mecidiyekoy, Istanbul Turkey Website: E-mail: Check the dailies and videos Ultra Short Film Festival - 30 seconds long films on concept of "journey" theme - made by enthusiastic and creative international film makers - fic...

Toronto Italian Film Fetsival

The Toronto Italian Film Festival was launched in 1999 and June 2008 will mark its tenth annual extravaganza of showcasing Italian films in Toronto.

Istanbul International 1001 Documentary Film Festival

The festival has created an atmosphere that allows different societies to know and understand each other through documentary films by utilizing the universal language of cinema.

Istanbul International Architecture And Urban Film Festival

International Documentary and Animation Films Competition. Subject: Architecture and urbanisme. Maximum 60 minutes. English subtitles

Festival On Wheels

In 1985 Festival of European Films was organized for the first time in order to present distinguished Turkish and European films to audiences in various cities of the country. Features, shorts and animation fils are presented.

Art By Chance

ART BY CHANCE is a brand new Ultra Short Film Festival that aired May-June-July 2009 in 13 countries and in over 70 cities around the world for the first time and was viewed by more than 1 billion people worldwide.
ART BY CHANCE-10 will take place in May 2010 in several countries and cities around the world again. ART BY CHANCE submission is now open for TIME themed 30 second films!