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Awards Events

35th Annual Student Academy Awards

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

Thirty-two students from 20 colleges and universities have been selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 35th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. Their films will now be screened for and judged by Academy members, who will vote to select the winners.

Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards, along with accompanying cash prizes of $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000, respectively, may be presented in each of four categories. Winning filmmakers will participate in a week of industry-related and social activities, culminating in the awards ceremony on June 7.

Film Events

Wimbledon Shorts Film Festival

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

This year's Wimbledon Shorts Film Festival will be held at the Troika theatre in Wimbledon, London on June 7. The festival aims to raise awareness and involvement in filmmaking stressing the personal aspect of filmmaking and cinema experience.

th1ng executive producer Dominic Buttimore will be joined on the judging panel by Ashvin Kumar, director of Oscar-nominated short film LITTLE TERRORIST, film critic Derek Malcolm, filmmaker Josh Appignanesi, screenplay writer Juliet McKoen, artist Manu Luksch and art journalist Lucy Kane.

Film Events

2008 Cinema Orange Film Series

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

Co-presented by the Newport Beach Film Festival and the Orange County Museum of Art, Cinema Orange will spotlight the cinematic works of independent filmmakers from around the world. Celebrating its fourth season, the 2008 Cinema Orange summer film series will showcase an eclectic slate of feature length narrative, documentary, short and animated films from the recent 2008 Newport Beach Film Festival. Be sure to check out the Animation Showcase on August 7, 2008.

Events

9th Forum Brasil

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 11:00am

Created in 1998, Forum Brasil is Latin America's leading TV programming trade show. Representatives from more than 20 countries use the forum as a marketplace to find great products, share experiences, get new information, analyze local markets, and engage in profitable business networking.

Forum Brazil features: * International seminar with top-tier names in programming and production * 30-minute sessions with channel executives from Brazil and other countries detailing their acquisition policies * Pitching of animation, documentary, series and feature projects

Film Events

Sundance Institute at BAM

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, May 29, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 29, 2008

Sundance Institute and Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) today announced the third annual Sundance Institute at BAM program: 22 feature films and 36 live-action and animated short films fresh from the 2008 Sundance Film Festival; filmmaker Q&A sessions, theatre and musical performances, panel discussions, screenplay readings, art installations and more. This unique event celebrates the artists and work which the Sundance Institute supports year round through its Film Festival and the Feature Film, Documentary Film, Theatre and Film Music Programs.

Film Events

AsterFest 2008

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

AsterFest is a film and video festival, focusing on documentary and fiction (features or shorts) works of filmmakers from the Western Balkan region. The event takes place in several locations in the Macedonian town of Strumica. TFA (Tiberiopolian Film Alliance) was introduced at the AsterFest as an initiative, namely to broaden Balkans and SEE association in film co-productions. For more information, visit asterf.blogspot.com/.

Film Events

Women In Film Chicago Executive Breakfast Series

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 21, 2008

Women In Film Chicago hosts this breakfast discussion focusing on the implications of sexual imagery in media and advertising. What effect do advertisements have on women as consumers and how is society being shaped as a result? Who defines what is beautiful and how is this reflected in the world of film and advertising?

Location: Grand Lux Cafe, 600 North Michigan Avenue, 8-10 a.m. WIFC members $40, Non-members $50. For more info visit www.wifchicago.org and RSVP: rsvp@wifchicago.org.

Design Events

Design Festa vol.27

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, May 17, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 17, 2008

Design Festa started in 1994, and is a freestyle International Art Event open to artists from all over the world to exhibit their creative talent. Design Festa is the biggest art event in Asia! The event features a wide diversity of creative work, including painting, sculpture, fashion and installations, as well as multimedia, film-screening, live music, and performance art. Design Festa is held twice a year in spring and fall at Tokyo Big Sight.

Festival Events

Portland Women's Film Festival 2008

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

The Portland Women's Film Festival (aka POW Fest) focuses on the cinematic contribution of women filmmakers from around the world. Scheduled for May 15-18 2008, the roster of events will include an exhibition of films made by women, filmmaker panels and workshops. Check http://www.powfest.com or contact justjohnd@sourappleproductions.com for more information.

Festival Events

The New Strand Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, May 2, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 2, 2008

The New Strand Film Festival, held in an historic downtown theater, will feature three days of independent films, with Sunday highlighting children's films. This small Iowa festival offers independent filmmakers the opportunity to get involved with their audiences without the hassles of larger festivals. For further information, visit www.newstrandfilmfestival.org or email jmcmahon@wlpl.org.

Film Events

Newport Beach Film Festival 2008

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

Between April 24 and May 1, the 2008 Newport Beach Film Festival will showcase more than 350 films from around the world, offering an ambitious and international selection of features, shorts, documentaries and animation that will compete for both Jury and Audience awards.

Film Events

Tribeca Film Festival 2008

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

The Tribeca Film Festival, co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, showcases premieres of studio releases and independent features, documentaries and shorts from all over the world, as well as educational panels and seminars and a family film program.

Festival Events

Video Festival Imperia (Italy)

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 22, 2008

Fiorenzo Runco, present Art Director, gave birth, in 2006, to the idea to create a Movie Festival in Imperia with the purpose to involve local authors of video productions at amateur level.Contrary to all expectations the first edition of the Festival, lasting three days, was a hit, involving many authors at national level, divided into different competitive sections.

Film Events

Tenerife International Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 19, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 19, 2008

The Tenerife International Film Festival is an international film event to celebrate the movie making whilst bringing together film makers and the business of film making, from the smallest independent film maker to the most popular English and foreign language films and is open to all film genres.

Disney Events

Women In Animation Annual Meeting 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 17, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 17, 2008

Women In Animation International is proud to announce The Walt Disney Studios as our 2008 Annual Meeting Host and Sponsor.

This year's event will be one you won't want to miss. A full presentation program is planned. Join us to catch all the up-to-the-minute information. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers as well.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Location: Walt Disney Studios 500 S. Buena Vista, Burbank, CA 91521 in the Frank G Wells Building.

Events

Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee 2008

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

The Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee is a juried festival for short films under 30 minutes from across the U.S. and around the world. Its open division has subdivisions of animation, documentary, narrative, experimental and underground. The event includes screenings, seminars, jazz/blues and a BBQ. A new category for this year is work inspired by Jazz. Kansas City has a rich jazz heritage and it has always been a part of our festival.

Festival Events

10th Annual California Independent Film Festival

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

The 10th Annual California Independent Film Festival will take place in Northern California's Livermore Valley Wine Country. Over 60 feature films, shorts, music videos and documentaries from all over the world will be screened during the five-day event, where several Hollywood legends will be honored for their work in independent motion pictures. For more information, visit the festival site at www.caindiefest.com.

Show Events

2008 NAB Show

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

The NAB Show is the world's largest professional digital media industry convention. The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has been hosting this event for over 80 years for all traditional broadcast, entertainment and emerging platform industries, including TV, Radio, Film, Internet and many others.

Festival Events

41st Annual WorldFest-Houston

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

Founded in 1961, WorldFest is the third-oldest competitive international film festival in North America. It gave first honors and awards to Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Randall Kleiser, Ridley Scott, Ang Lee, The Coen Brothers, Robert Rodriguez and many more. The festival screens 50-60 new features and some 100 new shorts, in 35mm and digital video DLP projection in a large commercial theater complex. The event offers great networking opportunities, as more than 450 international filmmakers attend, and the general audience exceeds 25,000 at the 10-day event.

Film Events

2008 Sonoma Valley Film Festival

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

The Sonoma Valley Film Festival announced today that it is currently accepting film entries for the 11th annual festival, taking place April 9 - 13, 2008, in the following categories: Feature, Documentary, Short Film and Animation.

Regular submission deadline for the 2008 festival is October 12, 2007. Submission fee is $50. Late submission deadline is November 14, 2007. For information about submissions and the 2008 Sonoma Valley Film Festival visit: www.SonomaFilmFest.org.

Events

MIPTV featuring MILIA 2008

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

MIPTV featuring MILIA is the world's premier audiovisual & digital content market. It's where the key decision-makers come to meet, talk and forge the business partnerships that will drive future growth on a global level.

Festival Events

Phoenix Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 3, 2008

The Phoenix Film Festival is the largest festival in Arizona and accepts features, shorts, animated shorts, student films and foreign films in both short form and feature length. The festival has repeatedly been called "the best filmmaker festival" by filmmakers who have attended. The screenplay competition offers a cash prize and studio exposure. Go to www.phoenixfilmfestival.com for more information.

Festival Events

2008 Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 3, 2008

The Philadelphia Film Society in conjunction with The University of the Arts will be presenting The Philadelphia Animation Festival as part of special programming in this year's Philadelphia Film Festival. From April 3-16, the city of Philadelphia will celebrate the art of animation with showcases that include work from around the world.

The Festival is able to screen films in a variety of formats, including 35mm film, Beta SP or Digi-Beta, and miniDV. Please visit www.phillyfests.com for more information.

Festival Events

Vail Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 3, 2008

The Vail Film Festival promotes independent filmmaking, with a special focus on new and innovative filmmakers. Besides screenings, the festival will also feature workshops, seminars and panel discussions with award-winning actors, writers and directors. An awards ceremony, family festivities, VIP parties, and live music will round out the four-day event. The Vail Film Festival is produced by the Vail Film Institute, a non-profit arts organization that is dedicated to fostering independent cinema and creative filmmaking.

Festival Events

Vail Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 3, 2008

The Vail Film Festival, with presenting sponsor BEST LIFE magazine, announced the complete line-up of films selected to be screened at the 2008 Festival, taking place April 3 - 6, 2008 at America's top-rated ski resort in Vail, Colorado.

The Festival will screen 83 films from around the world, including 16 feature films and 66 documentaries, short films, Oscar shorts, action sports, student, and animated films. The 2008 Festival also will feature the two winning short films from the brand new Red Vision Film Contest.

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