Coney Island Film Festival 2007Brooklyn, New York, USA Sept. 28-30, 2007Deadline: July 10, 2007
The mission of the Coney Island Film Festival is to raise funds for the non-profit arts organization Coney Island USA and to present an engaging and entertaining program of films in the heart of Brooklyn's most storied neighborhood.
The Coney Island Film Festival screens a truly eclectic range of films from the U.S. and all over the world and features a number of "made in Coney Island" productions each year. In 2007 the Coney Island Film Festival is celebrating its 7th anniversary.
The festival's ties to carny culture are undeniable. The main screening venue is the legendary Sideshows by the Seashore theater, home to America's last authentic 10-in-1 circus sideshow. Its infamous opening night celebrations feature live performances by sideshow and burlesque stars.
The late deadline is July 3, and July 10, is the extended late deadline. The Coney Island Film Festival is open to filmmakers working in all genres, subjects and formats. For more information, visit www.coneyislandfilmfestival.com.