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Omaha Film Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, February 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 23, 2009

The Omaha Film Festival is now accepting entries in the following categories: Narrative Feature, Documentary Feature, Short Film, Animated Short Film, OFF the EDGE Feature Film (Horror, Experimental, Dark Films longer than 25 minutes) and Nebraska Short Film.

Screenplays will be accepted in Feature Length (30-140 pages) and Short Length (Under 30 pages).

Film Events

Waltz with Bashir Art Director to Speak Feb. 23

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, February 23, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 23, 2009

David Polonsky, the art director of the acclaimed Oscar-nominated animated feature WALTZ WITH BASHIR, will talk and show clips from the film at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23 at Santa Monica College's Academy of Entertainment & Technology.

His talk will kick off SMC's spring entertainment industry speakers series, called the Mary Pickford Series, which features a wide range of speakers representing virtually all aspects of the business.

Film Events

REDCAT International Children's Film Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 21, 2009

Thousands of children and their families are expected to gather at REDCAT for the 4th annual REDCAT International Children's Film Festival. An audience favorite, this year's festival looks to all corners of the globe to showcase 86 films from 25 different countries. Film lovers of all ages will be treated to an eye-opening journey around the globe and revel in a treasure trove of unforgettable stories. The festival will be held on Saturdays and Sundays from February 21 through March 8, 2009.

Oscars Events

Meet the Oscars, Chicago

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 13, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 13, 2009

For the first time, Oscar fans in Chicago will be able to hold an actual Oscar statuette and have their photo taken at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' "Meet the Oscars, Chicago." The exhibition will open Friday, February 13, at The Shops at North Bridge on Michigan Avenue, and run through Sunday, February 22, the night of the 81st Academy Awards presentation. Hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free. Chicago is the only city to host a "Meet the Oscars" exhibition this year.

Film Events

Las Vegas International Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 7, 2009

The Las Vegas International Film Festival is one of Las Vegas’ premiere film events, taking place annually in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world. Dedicated to showcasing and promoting the finest quality films and screenplays that the entertainment world has to offer, our mission is to bridge the gap between independent film audiences and filmmakers, as well as to connect emerging filmmakers with established industry professionals.

Festival Events

Bhumika International Film Festival 2009

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, February 2, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: February 2, 2009

Gaining an ever-escalating support and popularity every year for four years, Bhumika Film Festival stands as an encouraging platform for the young creative media students to showcase their talent and gain guidance from the experts in the industry. An initiative by the Mass Media students of ICLES' Motilal Jhunjhunwala College, Bhumika has been an electrifying success at the amateur level.

Festival Events

Honolulu International Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, January 17, 2009 at 11:00am
Begins: January 17, 2009

The Honolulu International Film Festival is a crossroads of the world, bridging the gap between East and West on the pristine island of Oahu, Hawaii. Surrounded by the sparkling Pacific and spectacular scenery, the Honolulu International Film Festival recognizes outstanding achievement in filmmaking from around the world. It is our mission to showcase the finest independent cinema the world has to offer while helping to advance the careers of promising filmmakers by providing a platform through which their talents can be recognized.

Animation Events

Istanbul Animation Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, November 24, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: November 24, 2008

This year IAF 5th will be held in the Pera Museum November 24-30, 2008. 5th Istanbul Animation and Visual Effects Short Film Competition applications are available until September 17. Competitors can apply by going to www.iafistanbul.com.

To check news of IAF 5th visit http://www.iafistanbul.com/index_en.php.

Film Events

Red Rock Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, November 14, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: November 14, 2008

Held beneath the red rocks of Zion National Park, the Red Rock Film Festival presents a program that will both challenge and educate the mind. The Xtreme sports shorts and off-the-charts dramatic features are just the accessories to the festival's staple of political documentaries and foreign film. The festival is just a two-hour drive from Las Vegas, and offers a breathtaking location to see film in the warm part of the state of Utah. For more information visit www.redrockfilmfestival.com.

Events

Third Annual San Francisco International Animation Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: November 13, 2008

The San Francisco International Animation Festival's opening night features Nina Paley's SITA SINGS THE BLUES. Cannes highlight WALTZ WITH BASHIR, Bill Plympton's IDIOTS AND ANGELS, Retrospective of Gene Deitch's films for children and award-winning shorts from around the world will also play.

Short Events

Bolzano ShortFilmFestival

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: November 12, 2008

There are three competitions in the Bolanzo ShortFilmFestival.

--Fifth Annual No Words -- International no-dialogue short film competition.In this competition, the film/video must be understood through the strength of the images only. Music, sounds, environment background noises, etc. are accepted. Films/videos without dialogues, about any topics, produced 2006, 2007 or 2008 can be submitted.

--Fourth Annual Short Film Experiment -- Short film competition for experimental films.

Film Events

American Film Market 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, November 7, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: November 7, 2008

The American Film Market has announced the schedule for its seminars and conferences to be held at Le Merigot Hotel and the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica from November 7 to 11. Film and new media executives, distributors, producers, writers, directors, financiers, attorneys, sales agents and film commissioners will address topics affecting the independent sector, including film financing, online and self distribution, production incentives, the future of 3-D, the monetization of film projects and new technologies.

Free Events

TV Conferences -- Best Kept Secret in Hollywood

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: November 6, 2008

Join Mark and Jeanne Simon, founders of SellYourTVConceptNow.com are hosting a free telephone/Internet seminar with guests Rick Feldman, President of NATPE and Amber Lawson, VP of Production for National Lampoon.

Go to www.PitchTvLikeaPro.com to register for free.

Here's just some of what you'll discover on the call:

--How to get as many meetings as possible. That's the name of the game and at a conference you don't need an agent or a lawyer, but you do need to know how to work the conference otherwise it's a big waste of money and time.

Festival Events

51st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, October 27, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 27, 2008

The International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film -- DOK Leipzig -- is the largest German and one of the leading international festivals for artistic documentary and animated films.

Animated Events

DOK Leipzig - 51st Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, October 27, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 27, 2008

The International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film - DOK Leipzig – is the largest German and one of the leading international festivals for artistic documentary and animated films.

It was founded in 1955. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Leipzig Festival has developed into one of the most dynamic festivals for documentary and animated film, providing a high-quality programme and – since 2004 – additional industry offers.

Film Events

Savannah Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, October 25, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 25, 2008

The Savannah Film Festival is hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design and accepts professional and student films. Competition categories include animation, documentary feature, documentary short, narrative feature, narrative short and student. To be eligible for the student competition, entrants must be enrolled in an academic institution or have completed their film while enrolled.

Media Events

Florida Media Market's Global Film & Media Conference 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 23, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 23, 2008

Now in its third year, The Florida Media Market is hosting its annual Global Film & Media Conference in Miami Beach, Florida at the Alexander All-Suite Oceanfront Resort from Thursday, October 23 to Sunday, October 26. This international conference will lend for networking, learning, sharing ideas and building new artistic relationships.

Additional Events Surrounding the Conference:

Opening Night Celebration will be held at the Havana Club on Thursday, Oct 23 and will feature live entertainment and hot hors d'oeuvres.

Film Events

Austin Film Festival and Conference 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 16, 2008

The 15th Annual Austin Film Festival is dedicated to championing the work of aspiring and established filmmakers, defined as screenwriters, directors, editors, producers, actors and all artists who use the language of film to tell a story. The AFF furthers the art, craft and business of filmmaking by providing unique cultural events and services, enhancing public awareness and participation, and encouraging dynamic and long-lasting community partnerships. Short films screened in competition at the Austin Film Festival are eligible to be nominated for an Academy Award.

Film Events

Hollywood Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 15, 2008

Hollywood, California, USA Oct. 15-20, 2008 Deadline: June 30, 2008

The Hollywood Film Festival is comprised of 10 separate film festivals, including the Hollywood Animation Film Festival. The event was created to bridge the gap between established Hollywood and the global creative community, as well as to honor excellence in the art of filmmaking.

Film Events

Ray Harryhausen Presents: The Pit and the Pendulum animated film screens at Tri-city Comic Con

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, October 11, 2008 at 11:00am

THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM animated short, a stop-motion adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's classic short story, directed by animation veteran Marc Lougee and exec produced by animation and vfx icon Ray Harryhausen, is slated to screen over the TriCity Comic Con weekend, October 11, 2008.

The 3rd Annual Tri-City Independent Fan Film Festival takes place Oct. 11, 2008 in conjunction with Tri-City Comic Con (TC3).

Festival Events

San Diego Asian Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 9, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 9, 2008

Attention animators! San Diego Asian Film Festival 2008 will once again be showcasing animated short films produced by animators of Asian ethnicities in a 90-minute all-animation program. All forms of animation (traditional, claymation, stop-motion, flash, CGI, etc) will be accepted for consideration into this competitive festival. Films by all animators pertaining to Asian issues and themes will also be considered. Only VHS and DVD (preferred) formats are accepted for consideration. A Best Animated Short Film Award will be awarded with prizes to be determined.

Events

ELEVATE Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: October 5, 2008

ELEVATE Film Festival, the first filmmaking competition to challenge the international film community to create works of social and global importance, announced the fifth annual ELEVATE event will take place on Sunday, October 5 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Founded by producer Nadia Salamanca and award winning filmmaker Mikki Willis, ELEVATE 5 will premiere 20 short films by some of the industry's hottest young talents for a night of cutting edge cinema devoted to stimulating positive change.

Film Events

Coney Island Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, September 26, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: September 26, 2008

indiefilmpage.com and Coney Island USA present the Eighth Annual Coney Island Film Festival September 26-28, 2008 at Sideshows by the Seashore and The Coney Island Museum in the historic Brooklyn neighborhood Coney Island, New York

Entry categories: Feature, Short, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Experimental, Silent Film, Animation, Music Video.

Regular Deadline April 25, 2008 (postmarked) $25 entry feeLate deadline June 25, 2008 (postmarked)Extended late deadline July 3, 2008 (postmarked)

Events

Aspen Filmfest 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: September 24, 2008

The 30th annual Aspen Filmfest will run September 24-September 28, 2008 in Aspen and Carbondale, Colorado. Award-winning features and documentaries from around the world will be showcased at the Wheeler Opera House and Isis Theatre in Aspen and the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale during five days of unforgettable films during the height of the Rocky Mountain fall season.

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