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The Knitting Independent Film Series

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, January 29, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: January 29, 2002

The Knitting Factory in Hollywood presents The Knitting Independent Film Series.

The Knitting Factory -- home of great jazz, alternative and world music -- presents a bi-weekly film series to showcase independent filmmakers from around the world.

Located on Hollywood Blvd., the Knitting Factory is one block from the red carpet of the Kodak Theater and the Academy Awards ceremony.

Local filmmakers now have a state of the art facility to showcase and maintain a visible consortium of artists in the heart of the motion picture world.

Film Events

MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, January 24, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: January 24, 2002

MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2002 January 24-27 Boulder, Colorado USA

ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS & PANELS SCREENINGS, AWARDS CEREMONY, SPECIAL EVENTS & INFORMATION FOR THE MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2002 IS AVAILABLE NOW ON THE MOONDANCE WEBSITE: www.moondancefilmfestival.com/2002info.htm

Film Events

*MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL*

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, January 24, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: January 24, 2002

You are invited to attend the MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2002 January 24-27Boulder, Colorado USA

ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS & PANELS SCREENINGS, AWARDS CEREMONY, SPECIAL EVENTS & INFORMATION FOR THE MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2002 IS AVAILABLE NOW ON THE MOONDANCE WEBSITE: www.http://moondancefilmfestival.com/2002info.htm

Festival Events

Telluride IndieFest 2001

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, December 6, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: December 6, 2001

Entry Deadline: Will be closed once the festival gets 1,000 entries

Telluride IndieFest is one of the premiere independent film festivals in the United States. The festival highlights outstanding work in independent filmmaking and screenwriting. Telluride features screenings, discussions, workshops and seminars. This year's fest is making a big push to highlight animation and experimental films.

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Telluride IndieFest

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, December 6, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: December 6, 2001

Telluride IndieFest is an international event that showcases the best independent films and screenplays in the world. All genres are acceptable and multiple entries are allowed. Screenplays should be no longer than 120 pages. Film and video entries are previewed on standard VHS NTSC video (no PAL format). Selected artists may screen their entries during the festival in either Beta SP, Digital Betacam SP or standard VHS. Entry fees vary according to material length and date of entry.

Interactive Events

Webproducteurs World Tour 2001

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: November 28, 2001

"Les Webproducteurs" is a non-profit organization which brings together French Internet production companies responsible for a vast spectrum of editorial and audiovisual content - both interactive and linear - including animations, illustrations, music, games, fiction, cross platform and documentaries.In every city, Les Webproducteurs highlights the output and creativity of 60 webproduction companies and the content they offer for your Internet portals, interactive and linear TV. The World Tour takes place in the cities of Paris, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Mexico.

Festival Events

Angelus Awards Student Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, October 27, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: October 27, 2001

The Angelus Awards recognize and showcase student films of uncommon artistic caliber which explore the complexity of the human condition with creativity, compassion and respect. Festival entries are open to all undergraduate and graduate film and video students. All genres are accepted (drama. comedy, animation, documentary and narrative). Top award is $10,000. The 2001 Angelus Awards will be held at the Directors Guild of America, Los Angeles, California. This year, the festival has received a record 275 submissions (26 animations), from 88 schools in 24 U.S.

Festival Events

The 44th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, October 16, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: October 16, 2001

The 44th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film helps shed light on two overlooked areas of film production -- animation and documentaries. The festival has become known for featuring many hybrid films called "animadocs." Besides the competition, the event holds special programs and retrospectives. Gold and Silver Dove prizes, with cash awards, will be handed out.

Festival Events

Hope and Dreams Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 5, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: October 5, 2001

The Hope and Dreams Film Festival is seeking features, shorts, documentaries, animation and screenplays for its fourth annual competitive film festival. All types of animation accepted. The Hope and Dreams Film Festival is a program of Hope and Dreams Art Center, Inc., a non-profit corporation created to stimulate, advance and harmonize the arts with the natural environment. Their mission is to educate the community through a combination of filmmaking, traditional fine arts and cultural activities.

Short Events

Los Angeles International Short Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, October 3, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: October 3, 2001

The Los Angeles International Short Film Festival will kick off Wednesday, October 3rd with an Opening Night Gala at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles. The evening will be a fundraising event with part of the proceeds benefiting The American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. The Gala will also feature the LA SHORTS FEST 2nd Annual Celebrity Fashion Show.

The festival continues October 4-8 at the Los Angeles Film School in Hollywood. Over 250 films in 40 programs will be featured, making this one of the largest exhibitions of short films in the world.

Digital Events

DVContest, Digital Film Contest

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, October 1, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: October 1, 2001

DVContest is a contest on the Internet for digital films and animations. Winners in each of the three sections (Independent, Amateur and Animation) will win $5,000 each, while other cash awards will be given for entrants in the following categories: Drama,Comedy,Children,Action/Adventure,Horror/Science Fiction,Adult,and Documentary.

There is no entry fee. All entries must be in digital format.Finalists will be announced on September 15, 2001.

Festival Events

The 2nd Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF)

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, September 25, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: September 25, 2001

The 2nd Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) highlights films from Canada and around the globe. The festival will hand out such awards as audience favorite; best jury picked short; best jury picked feature; and best jury picked documentary. There are no entry fees or handling fees for this year's festival.

Screen Events

Giant Screen Theater Association 2001 Conference & Trade Show

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, September 20, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: September 20, 2001

The six-day conference will debut the results of the GSTA recently released Economic Impact Study, a comprehensive examination of the quantitative and qualitative factors that affect how large format films are produced, distributed and exhibited. The conference will also feature up to 12 new giant screen films and 4 short films and will introduce a nightly "wrap party" for attendees to network and expound on the events of the day.

Cartoons Events

Silver Lake Film Festival featuring Saturday Morning Cartoons

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, September 16, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: September 16, 2001

Shorts in this all-animation program for grown-ups range from director Kathy Smith's "Indefinable Moods," an exploration of symbols and landscapes in nature that link to psychological hopes, fears and desires that exist in every culture to Hilary Wilder's stop-motion Rudolf the-red-nosed-reindeer redux "Everybody's Got Problems." This wildly inventive animated video re-edits the familiar characters from the 1964 special "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" with overlayed audio from the Billy Wilder/Ray Milland classic "The Lost Weekend," resulting in an unlikely narrative in which the reindeer and

Effects Events

Side Effects' SIGGRAPH 2001 Houdini Training Seminar

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, August 12, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 12, 2001

Side Effects Software will host a free seminar at SIGGRAPH 2001 to address increasing worldwide demand for Houdini skills and Certified Houdini Trainers. The event will appeal to school staff with plans to expand their 3D animation offerings and trainers interested in augmenting their existing skill set to take advantage of employment opportunities.

Film Events

Vancouver Film School Presentation

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, August 11, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 11, 2001

The Vancouver Film School (VFS) is holding a three hour presentation that includes detailed descriptions of their classical, 3D and Maya programs. Student works will be shown and portfolios will be reviewed. The presentation will be held at the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel, 303 East Cordova Street, Pasadena, on Saturday, August 11 from 2-4pm. The event will include refreshments and prizes. RSVP to rebecca@vfs.com or call 1-800-661-4101

Festival Events

1st Georgetown Independent Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, August 9, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 9, 2001

The first ever Georgetown Independent Film Festival will present narrative, documentary, animation and experimental films, as well as live performances and random art happenings. Entries will not be juried and there will be no entry fee. The festival welcomes submissions from all countries, in all languages, shot on all formats.

Animation Events

The 4th Annual Crested Butte Reel Fest

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, August 8, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 8, 2001

Student Entry Deadline: 4 30, 2001

The 4th Annual Crested Butte Reel Fest is a competitive short film festival. The event accepts animation, drama, comedy, experimental and documentary films. The Student section is broken down into the following 5 categories: student animation, student drama, student comedy, student experimental and student documentary. The festival includes workshops/seminars and panel discussions that are designed for both the filmmaker and the film buff.

Film Events

Short Attention Span Film & Video Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, August 3, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 3, 2001

The 2001 SHORT ATTENTION SPAN Film and Video Festivalwill be a touring event bringing two hours of two minute movies from aroundthe world. It will showcase the best of short animation, comedy, sci-fi,documentary, poetry and more.

Festival locations and dates are:

PACIFIC NORTHWEST:

VANCOUVER B.C.,The Blinding Light Cinema - August 3rd and 4th - 8:30 pm;SEATTLE, WA,911 Media Arts Center - August 9th and 10th - 8:00 pm;PORTLAND OR,

Film Events

Wine Country Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 19, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: July 19, 2001

The 15th Annual Wine Country Film Festival highlights outstanding work in features, shorts, documentaries, animation and graduate and student films. Awards include Best First Feature (Domestic and International), Best Short in various categories, David L. Wolper Documentary Film Prizes and Audience Choice Awards. The entry fee is US$35.

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Vancouver Film School US Roadshow

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, July 16, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: July 16, 2001

Join the Vancouver Film School (VFS) for a presentation of their 3D, classical and Maya programs; see award-winning student work; bring your portfolio for review and meet the roadshow team. The evenings will include refreshments and prizes. The VFS roadshow team will be in Dallas on July 16 at the Sheraton Suites Market Center Hotel from 6-9pm; inAustin on July 17 at the Sheraton Austin Hotel and Conference Center from 6-9pm; inHouston on July 18 at the Sheraton Brookhollow Hotel from 6-9pm; and in

Television Events

9th DISCOP -- Discounted TV Programs Market For Emerging Territories

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 28, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: June 28, 2001

DISCOP is a television market covering over 30 emerging television markets in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia and Caucasus. In conjunction with the market, DISCOP 2001 will present two new features: The WebTV East Exhibition, an exhibition of technological Web-based solutions that promote television brands and video content on-line; and the DISCOP Campus Sessions, a program of thematic sessions covering the production, marketing and promotion of television content in Central and Eastern Europe.

Festival Events

11th Edition Of The Montreal First Peoples' Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, June 11, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: June 11, 2001

TERRES EN VUES/LAND InSIGHTS, an association created to promote native culture, is presenting the 11th Edition of the Montreal First Peoples' Festival. The event highlights films made by American natives and about native issues and topics. Selected films and videos will be in competition, unless the filmmaker wishes them to be screened only. Awards will be given on June 17, during a special event. To be eligible for competition, the work must have been produced no more than 3 years before the festival.

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