The 5th Abuja International Film Festival and Market accepts films in the the following genres -- features, shorts, animation, experimental on video, 16MM, 35MM. There are no entry fees and the deadline for entry submission is June 30, 2008.
The Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival is in September-October 2008. We produce an annual festival of more than 100 short films (animation, live action and documentaries) from around the world made for children and teens, plus animation and filmmaking workshops, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and other L.A. venues. Read more about us at www.lachildrensfilm.org If you would like to submit a film, send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org asking for an entry form.
Representatives from Second City, 24/7 Chicago, the Nude Hippo Show and the "Corporate Jester" will all be on hand to show how comedy and improv can become invaluable tools in your arsenal -- in the workplace and on the stage. Speakers include Anne Libera, Executive Artistic Director of Second City Training Centers & Education Programs, Jeff Rogers, owner of ZAP Creative Inc., Catie Keogh, host and executive producer of 24/7 Chicago, and Mariana Perin, Producer of The Nude Hippo Show.
DATE: Wednesday, September 10TIME: 6:30 p.m.
Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH, Oregon and Southwest Washington's local SIGGRAPH chapter, today announced that renowned visual consultant Bruce Block will address the Portland community regarding his unique aesthetic theories behind visual structure and style. His lecture, based on his book, THE VISUAL STORY, will showcase intriguing visual examples of how these theories may be used within the direct planning and production of new projects, bridging the gap between theory and practice. The event will take place at the University of Oregon Portland Programs Center on Wednesday, September 10 at 6 p.m.
The Toronto International Film Festival is one of the premiere film festivals in the world. The event features many debuts of films that will go on to be box-office and critical successes. This major industry event is a place where studios test their films and seek out independent features.
Programs in 2008 include Wavelengths, Sprockets Family Zone and Midnight Madness.
The EPX Stories competition invites filmmakers from near and far to produce finished short movies in just a few weeks. Whether novice or expert we invite you to recruit a team and join the fun. EPX Stories is calling for filmmakers and wanna-be filmmakers to jump in and help us celebrate our neighborhood. Your short film should highlight the East Passyunk Crossing neighborhood; its history and its history-in –the-making, its landmarks and its new hot spots, its people and its happenings.
The 2008 edition of the AsoloArtFilmFestival will be held in Asolo (Treviso) from August 29 to September 7. AsoloArtFilmFestival upholds the cultural traditions and embodies the concepts established by the Festival Internazionale del Film sull'Arte e di Biografie d'Artista.
Created in 1973 by Flavia Paulon, the former Festival enjoyed great international success for over two decades, until it was interrupted in the middle of the '90s.
The Telluride Film Festival is one of the premiere independent film festivals in the U.S. The event is open to professional and nonprofessional filmmakers working in all aesthetic disciplines; documentary, narrative, animation, experimental, etc. Features and shorts, of all styles and lengths are eligible for consideration, provided that they are new works and will remain unseen by the public until the event. Selected short films will play either with a feature or as part of specially selected programs. For complete information, visit www.telluridefilmfestival.org/.
Moondance 2008 will be held in Boulder, Colorado, the original home of Moondance since the first festival in 2000.
Moondance offers everyone a unique opportunity to come together with other writers, directors, producers and audiences, to create new opportunities, develop tools for success and forge new alliances within the international film and entertainment industry. Festival dates: August 29-31, 2008.
PERPETUUM MOBILE will show at the Laemmle Sunset 5 in Hollywood from August 29-31. The film is about howan alchemist obsessed with discovering the secrets of the Perpetual Motion will change the life of Leo, a sensitive and curious young Italian boy, forever. (www.laemmle.com).
Chuck Jones (1912-2002) sketches himself as a boy "conducting the ocean" in a new documentary short directed by Peggy Stern: CHUCK JONES: MEMORIES OF CHILDHOOD. This and other Jones drawings come to life in animated segments directed by John Canemaker.
Academy Award-winning producers Stern and Canemaker captured one of Jones' last filmed interviews a few years before his death. In never-before-seen footage, the great cartoon director speaks candidly about his family's experiences in 1920s Los Angeles, recalling events and personalities from his early life that shaped his creative spirit.
Now in its 14th year, the festival will show 317 films, selected from a record of more than 2,700 worldwide entries. ShortFest will showcase 53 world premieres, 47 North American premieres and 24 U.S. premieres.
Join Sell Your TV Concept Now for a FREE telephone seminar/webinar. Thursday, August 21st at 9:00pm Eastern
You can sell your show no matter where you live!
We will interview Claudia Reynolds who lives in Nashville and sold her reality show which premieres this September.
* How to land pitch meetings * What to expect in a pitch meeting * How quickly can you move into production
The Fifth Annual Atlanta Underground Film Festival (AUFF) will take place August 20 - 24, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia. The 2008 AUFF will showcase every genre of independent film from across the world during this celebration of the independent artist.
AUFF is a forum where artists can thrive outside the mainstream arena. Creative artists who continuously break the boundaries of film, video, art and music are promoted through AUFF, so they too may have a voice in a market which is typically saturated with commercial entertainment designed to satisfy the audience's expectations.
Design Festa is an international art event open to all artists from all over the world to exhibit their creative talent. Anyone who has original work can take part and express themselves through this freestyle event. There are no restrictions. Express your ideas at Design Festa for an opportunity at experimentation and the next step in your artistic lives. About 7,000 artists attended last time with more than 55,000 visitors.
The best way to keep you and your little monsters entertained this summer.
The Family Friendly Film Festival returns to Manchester for the third year, with an even more exciting line up of events and activities that the whole family can enjoy together.What can you do?• Spend a NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM at our Manchester Museum pyjama party
• Get out your peg legs and patches for PIRATES ARRRRGGGHHH COOL day at The Stockport Plaza (parents can dress up too!)
The call for entries for the Malescorto International Short Film Festival, the festival in Val Grande National Park, is open.
This year the competition is divided into three categories with eight money prizes from 500 to 2,500 Euros.
Short film types accepted include fiction, live action, animation and documentary.
Entry deadline: June 30 2008
For info and entry form: www.malescorto.it
Submissions to the international competition are now open and due May 2, 2008.
--- Fiction and animation short-films-- Fiction and animation feature films-- Documentaries-- Videos-- Films on Web TV.
Only films made after January 1, 2006 and which have not competed in any previous Portuguese festival are eligible to enter.
The Stony Brook Film Festival is a filmmaker-friendly, well-attended festival that takes place at a 1000-seat theater with a 40-foot screen. It features independent features and shorts in competition, premieres, special screenings, filmmaker panels and receptions. The event is held at Staller Center for the Arts on the campus of Stony Brook University. For more information, visit www.stonybrookfilmfestival.com.
IFTA Production Conference brings together key players in the independent film and television industries to discuss the impact of the introduction of new distribution technologies and content formats on a global basis.
The Filmmaker International Film Festival is a global forum to network, discover future trends and achieve commercial success on a worldwide level. Over the 3 day market and 7 day festival of film in the South East of England here in the U.K. from June 20-27, 2008.
Film makers in competition for the prestigious film award, you can do business with filmmakers and their representatives from around the globe.
This one-stop media community is unlike any other Festival and gives you the chance to network with other like-minded creative film makers.
The Los Angeles Film Festival features world premieres, including independent films and major studio releases, tribute screenings, free outdoor movies, celebrity-filled red carpets, VIP parties and more. Drawing a diverse audience of more than 60,000 attendees, the festival offers interactive programming, family-friendly events and more than 75 features and 60 short film screenings from around the world.
Established in 1991, the annual DISCOP East market brings together sellers and buyers of finished programs, scripted and unscripted formats, and packaged TV channels.
DISCOP East takes place for three days in Budapest during the third week of the month of June, on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, at the recently renovated 5-Star Sofitel Atrium Hotel located in the heart of the city, on the banks of the Danube river.
The market is built around the pre-organization of meetings between buyers and sellers of television content, formats and packaged TV channels.
This year the festival, which runs from June 18-29, will host 15 world premieres including the Opening Night Gala.
Both Opening and Closing Night Galas are British films by British filmmakers with British casts, many of whom are expected to attend the festival. The EIFF also looks forward to welcoming back its two patrons, Sir Sean Connery and Tilda Swinton, who will both attend the festival this year.
L!censing International is the premier annual trade event and conference where owners and agents of intellectual properties showcase their concepts to develop new and unique consumer products, solidify promotional partnerships, sign exclusives with retailers and network. The event sees 500 exhibitors, 5,500 properties and brands available for licensing and 20,000+ high-profile manufacturers, retailers and marketers.