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The U.S. International Film And Video Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 7, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: June 7, 2001

The U.S. International Film And Video Festival is a multinational event that showcases the best in film and video from around the globe. The festival takes entries from business, television, documentary, industrial and informational productions. Over 250 industry insiders judge the entries and award first place "Gold Camera" and second place "Silver Screen" prizes.

Short Events

Stuttgart Luwigsburg Filmfest

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

The Stuttgart Luwigsburg Filmfest focuses on the variety and wealth of European cinema. The events feature two main sections: Cinema Europe and the European Short Film Festival. Cinema Europe highlights 25 productions that have not been released in Germany. Each year the festival conducts a national focus on animated films from a different European country. This year's focus is on Spain. The European Short Film Festival's goal is to encourage young filmmakers to confront social issues. The winner of "Prize of the Land Baden-W

Awards Events

Internationales Bochumer Videofestival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, May 17, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: May 17, 2001

The Internationales Bochumer Videofestival will present a selection of fiction, documentary and experimental videos. Awards include three Jury Awards, an Audience Award and Special Prizes. Other features include workshops, interactive CD-ROM art, video installations and conferences.

Festival Events

Large Format Film Festival

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

The Large Format Cinema Association is presenting the 5th annual Conference and 4th annual Large Format Film Festival. The competition is open to all members of the international large format industry. The Festival highlights new and classic works in 15/70 and 8/70, a historical tribute to a pioneer of the large format film industry and a closing gala featuring a 5/70 Hollywood widescreen classic. The Conference will feature panels, technical sessions, historical tributes, awards and a keynote presentation.

Film Events

Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival For Children

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

The Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival For Children highlights animated, live-action and documentaries made for children. The event features school screenings geared toward children ages 8-17. This year's program will feature 13 films from 9 countries. The event will feature educational classes and workshops. The Writers Guild of Canada and YTV will conduct classes on turning stories into screenplays and film critics will teach children how to write film critiques.

Series Events

2nd Outer Limits Film And Video Series

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, April 15, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: April 15, 2001

The second Outer Limits Film and Video Series is a collaboratively organized series of short experimental, documentary, animation and independent narrative film and video, with an emphasis on work from the far geographic and cultural reaches. The 2001 series will focus on (but is not limited to) three areas of the global experience: global tourism and tourists; individualism, eccentrics and vernacular culture; and time and distance. Outer Limits is organized by Video Lounge, the New York Animation Festival and Perimeter Media + Culture Projects.


The 7th Annual Taos Talking Picture Festival

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

The 7th Annual Taos Talking Picture Festival showcases over 150 new independent films and videos, including features, documentaries, videos and shorts. Highlights include tributes, Hispanic and Native American programs, panel discussions, workshops and demonstrations focusing on the state of media. The Taos Land Grant Award gives 5 acres of land to be awarded to a filmmaker with a narrative, documentary or experimental film or video, 70 minutes or longer, which takes a fresh approach to storytelling and/or the cinematic medium. The town of Taos was originally established as an artists' colony.

Festival Events

Inaugural Durango Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, March 10, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: March 10, 2001

The Inaugural Durango Film Festival is a new festival dedicated to showcasing independent film work in various mediums. The festival will feature several receptions, screenings and educational events. Winners will be determined by the festival's jury. The mission of this new festival is to entertain and educate the community, and to encourage and empower artists, through a competitive showcase of diverse and provocative independent feature films, documentaries, shorts and new media works.

Awards Events

The British Academy Awards

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

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has moved their awards to before the American Academy's Oscar ceremony. The British Academy offers a short animated film award. To be eligible the films must be completed between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2000. Films to be completed after the October 31 deadline must contact Katie Hart at the Academy to set up a submission date.

Festival Events

The Texas Film Festival

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

The Texas Film Festival is the largest student-run festival in the U.S. The festival focuses on the artistic and educational aspects of film and video and welcomes works by students and novices, as well as more well-known filmmakers. The event offers addresses and informal workshops with the artists. Some of the past guests have included Spike Lee, Oliver Stone and Robert Rodriguez.

Animation Events

Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 2, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: February 2, 2001

The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival's goal is to highlight the work of talented burgeoning filmmakers. This year's event will feature a tribute to Canadian animation studio, International Rocketship. Three-days of the festival will be devoted to animation, including an intensive animation workshop. Over 130 features and shorts in narrative, animation, documentary and experimental will be screened at the 10-day festival.

Film Events

Sundance Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, January 18, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: January 18, 2001

The Sundance Film Festival is one of the premiere independent film festivals in the United States. From over 3,000 submissions, the selection board chooses over 100 feature-length films and 60 shorts for exhibition. The event attracts more than 20,000 people from around the world. The World Cinema program of the film festival presents new works by today's most innovative international filmmakers. Animation bad boy Bill Plympton will premiere his new feature MUTANT ALIENS at this year's Sundance Fest.

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Madcat Women's Film/Video Festival Tour

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, December 15, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: December 15, 2000

MadCat International Women's Film Festival features independent and experimental works by women from around the world. MadCat is committed to showcasing women film and videomakers who challenge the use of sound and image and explore notions of visual storytelling. This year Madcat is embarking on its first touring festival with two programs of short films: Lost In Translation and Interior Worlds. All lengths and

International Events

27th International Emmy Awards

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, November 20, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: November 20, 2000

Organized by the International Council of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the International Emmy Awards acknowledge the special skills of the men and women who create and produce television programs outside of the United States. Awards are presented in seven categories of programming: Drama, Documentary, Arts Documentary, Performing Arts, Popular Arts, Children and Young People, and News Coverage.

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Second Annual Ajijic Festival de Cine

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, November 8, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: November 8, 2000

The Second Annual Ajijic Festival de Cine is inviting both students as well as professionals to submit their entries in the categories of animation, documentaries, independent and studio produced feature films, short subjects and screenplays. "The emphasis of this festival as it was with our inaugural effort last year, will be the celebration, discovery and recognition of talent from around the world," said James E. Lloyd, Chairman of the Festival's Board of Directors.

Award Events

The 8th Annual San Luis Obispo International Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 26, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 26, 2000

The San Luis Obispo Festival and its George Sidney Independent Film Competition showcases art in independent filmmaking. The competition features categories for features, documentaries, animation and shorts (films less than 60 minutes). An award of US$500 is given in each category for first place, and second and third place winners receive an award of merit.

Music Events

CMJ FilmFest 2000

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 19, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 19, 2000

The CMJ FilmFest coincides with the CMJ Music Marathon and MusicFest and highlights the synergy between the moving image and music. The film festival showcases independent films that creatively and effectively use music in film. Awards are given to best feature or documentary, best short and best use of music in film. The event is sponsored and organized by the ChangeMusic Network.

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The 43rd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, October 17, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 17, 2000

The 43rd 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.

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The 15th Annual Saint Gely Short Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 6, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 6, 2000

Objectif Image Saint Gely presents the 15th annual Saint Gely Short Film Festival. The festival's categories are documentary, fictional-dramatic, animation and experimental. Past festival chairmen have been Jean Pierre Mocky in 1998 and Claude Pinoteau in 1999.

Open Events

NFB Open House

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, September 25, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: September 25, 2000

The National Film Board of Canada is holding an open house of their new facilities. The event gives the public a chance to meet the filmmakers and staff. The NFB will feature screenings, studio tours and receptions on Monday from 2-6 pm and on Tuesday from 10 am - 5 pm. Screening facilities will be available for visitors to screen their own work as well.

Festival Events

Maui Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, May 31, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: May 31, 2000

The Maui Film Festival prides itself on the presentation of life-affirming, compassionate and transformative storytelling in exemplary films and digital cinema. Features, shorts, documentaries and animation are accepted, as well as screenplays. Special Events include: Silversword Lifetime Achievement Award, Filmmakers Panels, Spirit of Aloha Audience Awards, Midnight VIP Cruise, Taste of Wailea and Opening/Closing Galas.