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Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: April 1, 2008

This year's program includes internationally recognized Governor General's Award winner Bruce Elder, and other internationally acclaimed filmmakers, through to black and white films of first-time filmmakers, to local and Canadian experimental films, to the best in dance films.

Special screenings and presentations by filmmakers include films and videos of Ottawa media artist Penny McCann, Governor-General Award winner R. Bruce Elder, and Vancouver's Alex MacKenzie (whose films are presented through a homebuilt, hand-cranked projector).

Season Events

Cinematheque Ontario

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

Cinematheque Ontario's spring season runs from March 27 to May 10, 2008. Advance tickets are on sale to members now.

Cinematheque Ontario's Spring Season treats audiences to a line-up featuring impressive retrospectives, exclusive limited runs and special events. Beginning March 27, the season offers a retrospective on Josef von Sternberg, Richard Leacock in person presenting Norman Mailer's underground classic MAIDSTONE, and a compelling collection of films from Romania.

Entertainment Events

FICCI-FRAMES 2008

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

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FICCI) hosts FRAMES, Asia's biggest convention on the business of entertainment. FRAMES every year is inaugurated by the Indian Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting and the government both at the federal and state level participates in it actively. FRAMES is a congregation of more than 1,500 professionals from global media and entertainment giants. The areas that its focus on are animation, gaming, digital film making, special effects, convergence, motion pictures, music, radio, broadcast etc.

Films Events

The European Independent Film Festival 2008

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

Since its inception three years ago, the European Independent Film Festival has become the premier arena in Europe for independent filmmakers to screen their films to large international audiences, exchange ideas with other indie filmmakers, as well as to network with producers, talent scouts, agents and distributors.

Film Events

Tiburon International Film Festival 2008

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

The 7th Annual Tiburon International Film Festival (TIFF), a showcase for independent films and filmmakers from around the world, will be held March 13-21, 2008 in Tiburon, CA. Submissions are open to all genres of film: Fiction, documentary, short, animation, experimental, student, children, sports, and music video, from any nation in the world.

TIFF screened more than 250 films from 90 countries in March 2007, selected from more than 3,000 entries.

Festival Events

AFIA Film Festival

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

AFIA is an annual International Film Festival, held across second Danish biggest city ? Aarhus. The festival focuses on auteur films (Debut features and shorts) of every genre by directors, who are at the beginning of their career, and internationally unknown (yet).Fee-free Submission deadline is September 15th, 2007.After that date the fee is US$25 for non Scandinavian entries.Accepted format for preview: DVD (PAL/NTSC, reg.0 or 2). Exhibition formats: DVD, BetaSP (PAL), 35/16 mm.

International Events

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival 2008

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

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival celebrates and supports the films and filmmaking community of yesterday, today and tomorrow. Located on California's Central Coast halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, SLOIFF offers filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their films before a wide array of active and influential members of the international filmmaking community. The event accepts foreign and domestic features, documentaries and shorts. For more information, visit www.slofilmfest.org.

Film Events

New York International Children's Film Festival 2008

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

Over the past 11 years, New York International Children's Film Festival (NYICFF) has earned a reputation as one of the finest film festivals for people under 18 by programming the best new animation, live-action and experimental film from around the world. Last year, 108 films were selected from over 2,200 entries. Programs are organized by age group, with screenings available for all ages from tots to teens. Winners are chosen by audience ballot and NYICFF also presents a Special Jury Award.

Films Events

International Family Film Festival (IFFF)

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: February 28, 2008

Now in its 13th year, the International Family Film Festival (IFFF) showcases the best of family films and screenplays at its Hollywood, California event. Held at Raleigh Studios, IFFF is open to all films and screenplays that meet the criteria of its mission statement: "The IFFF advocates, promotes, and encourages excellence in films & screenplays produced for a general audience by emerging filmmakers and studios worldwide.

Events

From Cutting Edge To Cookie Cutter

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: February 20, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO SIGGRAPH & RHYTHM & HUESPROUDLY PRESENT

From Cutting Edge To Cookie Cutter

WHEN: Wednesday, February 20th, 2008 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The visual effects industry has evolved dramatically over the last decade. The growing technological possibilities form a constantly accelerating cycle with bigger expectations from directors, studios and audiences, leading to increasing challenges for the creators of 3D visual effects. The cutting edge technology of yesterday is the cookie cutter tool of today.

Festival Events

Berlin International Film Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 8, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: February 8, 2008

The Berlin International Film Festival, also known as The Berlinale, is one of the film industry's most prestigious annual events. It was established in 1951 by Americans during the occupation and has become Berlin's largest cultural event. It ranks alongside Cannes and Venice in terms of prestige. Animated films to screen as part of this year's festival include Nina Paley's SITA SINGS THE BLUES and Signe Baumane's TEAT BEAT OF SEX. For more information, visit www.berlinale.de/en/HomePage.html.

Film Events

European Film Finance & Sales Summit 2008

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

Screen International will host the prestigious European Film Finance & Sales Summit, which takes place in Berlin on the occasion of the Berlinale and European Film Market. This year's lineup of experts includes:

* Tarak Ben Ammar, President/Director General/Chairman, Quinta Communications * Ben Waisbren, President/CEO, Continental Entertainment Capital * Stefan Arndt, Managing Partner, X-Filme * Bernhard Stampfer, SVP - Expert Group Media, Corporate & Investment Banking, Deutsche Bank AG * Anthony Beaudoin, SVP, Bank of Ireland

Events

NY Intl. Children's Film Festival First Annual Benefit

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

NY Int'l Children's Film Festival is hosting its first annual benefit. Attendees will be the first to preview a collection of 2008 NYICFF highlights and bid on rare film-themed silent auction items. The event takes place at The Times Center, 242 W. 41st St. For more information, visit www.gkids.com.

Oscars Events

Meet the Oscars: An Exhibition of 50 Golden Statuettes

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 1, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: February 1, 2008

Reprising one of its most popular events, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will unveil to the public the actual Oscars that will be handed out at the 80th Academy Awards ceremony. Visitors will be able to view and photograph the 50 golden statuettes -- and even pick one up -- on the fourth level of the Hollywood & Highland Center.

Events

Cinema Today 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 1, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: February 1, 2008

Cinema Today is an exhibition that brings all facets of the film production, broadcast, theater and animation industries together in one venue. The event is supported by major cinema- and TV-related associations in India and abroad. It gives firms a great opportunity to promote their services across the three cities of Chennai, Mumbai and Hyderabad. For more information, visit www.cinematoday.in/.

Awards Events

New York Festivals 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: January 31, 2008

New York Festivals is looking for the best and most creative work for the 2008 International Television Broadcasting Awards. Now in its 48th year, these awards recognize the world's most outstanding news, documentary, information and entertainment programming, as well as the best music videos, infomercials, promotion spots, openings and IDs.

The final deadline is Sept. 17, 2007. Details, including past winners, judges, and entry procdures, can be found at http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/main.taf?p=2, 3.

Festival Events

2008 DIY Convention

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

In its eighth year, the DIY Convention is taking a different turn by offering participants the chance to meet with people who actually know what it's like to take a project to the next level. You'll share a drink, a meal, a laugh and present a showcase or screening in front of people that matter.

Tickets will not be sold for this event. Instead, the event will select the most promising entrants from the DIY Music, DIY Film Festival and DIY Book Festival and invite them for an intimate series of salons, dinners and receptions with industry leaders.

Film Events

2008 Sundance Film Festival

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

Hosted by the Sundance Institute, the Sundance Film Festival will screen approximately 120 feature films, including world, North American and U.S. premieres. As the premier showcase for American independent film, and an important new platform for international independent film, the festival screens films that embody risk-taking, diversity and aesthetic innovation. For more information, visit www.sundance.org.

Story Events

The Pixar Story Screening

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: December 11, 2007

The American Cinematheque presents THE PIXAR STORY (2007, Disney/Pixar, 87 min.), a documentary about the history of the Pixar Animation Studios, on Dec. 11 at 7:30 pm at the Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre at the historic Egyptian in Hollywood (6712 Hollywood Blvd. between Highland and Las Palmas).

International Events

Dubai International Film Festival 2007

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, December 9, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: December 9, 2007

Embracing many of the world's cultures, Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) is one of the world's premier showcases for discovering state-of-the-art Arab filmmaking, while showing a wide selection of international films to its local audiences. DIFF is an event that incorporates the entire city, from local artists to local businesses. For more information, visit www.dubaifilmfest.com.

Events

Florida Comic-Con 2007

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, December 8, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: December 8, 2007

Florida Comic-Con is Southern Florida's largest comic book convention. The event is a celebration of comics, sci-fi, horror and pop culture in general. It will feature guest speakers, panels, signings, screenings and vendors. For more information, visit www.floridacomic-con.com.

Festival Events

Bahamas International Film Festival 2007

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, December 6, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: December 6, 2007

The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) is an annual celebration of films, events and panels presented amidst idyllic Bahamian settings, with its awards presentation and closing night bash surrounded by the pools of sharks, colorful fish and stingrays nestled among the tropical beauty of the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, one of the festival's founding sponsors along with the Islands of The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism.

Film Events

Unraveling Independent Film Distribution

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: December 4, 2007

American Cinematheque at the Aero Theatre presents the seminar "Unraveling Independent Film Distribution." Leading players in theatrical, television and DVD distribution and exhibition will unravel the mysteries for the independent filmmaker. In this frank discussion, you will learn about options that are available to you when your film doesn't sell outright to a major distributor -- how it all works, what it costs and what you as the filmmaker need to know.

Festival Events

Byte Me! Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, December 1, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: December 1, 2007

Byte Me! is a Digital Content Festival, featuring a program of screenings, Show 'n Tells by international Industry speakers, live audiovisual performances and innovative cross-media events. See http://ByteMe.net.au

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