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The Valley Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, November 1, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: November 1, 2002

More than peaches, porn and pop culture trends, it's the return of the San Fernando Valley's ONLY film festival: The Valley Film Festival. November 1-7 at The El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood.

Over the course of 7 days, we will showcase one short & one feature in the following categories: Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Foreign, Horror/Thriller, Valley-specific and W.I.F. (Women in Film)

Additionally, this year we'll be launching our "Valley: After Midnight" program featuring films reflecting the...racier...side of the 818.

Halloween Events

It's A Nightmare! Tim Burton's Animated Films at L.A.'s El Capitan Theater

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 25, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 25, 2002

Ho-ho-horrors! Make no bones about it, Jack Skellington is back-along with some of his monstrously good friends-as The El Capitan Theater a Halloween season triple threat: Tim Burton's stop-motion animation classic, The Nightmare Before Christmas, featuring music by Danny Elfman, along with the rarely seen Tim Burton shorts, Frankenweenie and Vincent.

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Montage - dhima's Student Digital Animation Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 25, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 25, 2002

Come and enjoy our screening of student work from the past year. The software used in these animated shorts are: Alias/Wavefront Maya, Discreet combustion 2, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere and Avid. We will have a social hour with an open bar and grub to allow you to get to know the staff and students of dhima. This is a great opportunity for recruiters to view student work from some of the most talented students in the Santa Monica Area! Event Details are as follows: Date: Friday, October 25th. 2002

Open: 7:00pm Start: 7:30pm

Film Events

Chicago International Children's Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 24, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 24, 2002

CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL - CALL FOR ENTRIES

Now an Academy-qualifying festival for Short Films!

The largest (and oldest) children's film festival in North America takes place October 24-November 3, 2002 in Chicago. The 19th CICFF, or "Cannes for Kids," invites entries in all categories, including live action and animated features and shorts, television programs and child-produced work for competition judged by child and adult juries, with cash prizes. Winners in the short film category will automatically be submitted to the Short Film

Festival Events

The Chicago International Children's Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 24, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 24, 2002

The Chicago International Children's Film Festival (CICFF) is an annual, competitive film festival presented by Facets Multi-Media, Inc. The event is the largest festival of children's films in North America. An adult and children's jury will hand out awards for animated features and shorts. The festival also features a category for child-produced films.

Films Events

AusFest 2002

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, October 23, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 23, 2002

AusFest 2002 is the inaugural Australian Digital & Video Film Festival. Films will be selected for screening that successfully tell an entertaining, thought-provoking or moving story, and the audience will be asked to award their favourites.

Categories include:

Features, Shorts, Music Videos, Documentaries, Extreme Sport, Animation and High School.

All submissions are free, and films must have been shot on a digital or video medium.

Work Events

Animated Documentaries: An Evening with Sheila M. Sofian

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, October 23, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 23, 2002

AIVF is proud to present an important artist in contemporary media. Sheila M. Sofian is an internationally recognized filmmaker using a unique technique of combining documentary narrative with animated visuals. Her award-winning work has been shown throughout the world in festivals and on television. She is a recent recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and will explore her innovative animation/documentary style. This screening and lecture will discuss her recent works exploring domestic violence, the war in Serbia, as well as other pieces. Ms.

Film Events

The Young Videomakers Program at The Hamptons International Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, October 16, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 16, 2002

Children's Media Project and The Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) seek outstanding original video and/or film work produced by young people from across the country and around the world for The Young Videomakers Program. This year's program will feature a juried competition and a non-competitive section, with screenings at HIFF for both programs.

Festival Events

Montreal International Festival New Cinema New Media (FCMM)

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 10, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 10, 2002

Dynamic and inspired. Challenging and visionary. Provocative and groundbreaking. All these terms describe the Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media (FCMM). This unique event is dedicated to showcasing and nurturing cin

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Future Animators of the Future 3rd Annual (Animation and Video) FAFshow 2002

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 10, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 10, 2002

The FAFshow provides a showcase for Animators and Video Makers who wish to entertain and generally prod the audience into some sort reaction (whether it be positive or otherwise). You can check out the FAFsite www.fafcom.com to sample the type of work FAF generates.

The FAFshow screens in a number of major cities, and will have a hefty bit of guerilla marketing in NY and Boston

Accepted Formats: For entry purposes anything on NTSC mini-DV, NTSC DVcam, NTSC VHS, NTSC DVD, CD w/Quicktime compatible format, or CD w/Flash compatible (.swf) file

Festival Events

Brooklyn Underground Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 10, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 10, 2002

With a modest budget and a lot of vision, the non-profit Brooklyn Underground Film Festival (BUFF) will define itself as the pre-eminent new voice in independent film showcases. Scheduled for October 10th-13th, it promises to offer the over-saturated festival circuit a fresh breath of Brooklyn air

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Conifur Northwest 2002

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 4, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 4, 2002

Conifur Northwest is a convention for fans and creators of anthropomorphic comics, books, movies, and related media. Conifur strives to be a relaxing convention that's fun for all members. Through our programming and special events we hope to provide an entertaining, informative, and inspirational weekend for fans and creators alike. Each year Conifur picks one special individual from the many creative persons working in the genre to be our guest of honor.

Film Events

Feminale - 11th International Women

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, October 2, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 2, 2002

The Feminale is dedicated to showing the work of women in the film industry and offers an international forum for directors, specialist film public, and those who just love film. The following highlights are planned for this year

Films Events

International Film Festival Of Fine Arts

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 1, 2002

The International Film Festival Of Fine Arts showcases films that (re)interpret pieces of art by means of cinematographic methods or deal with the life, or certain stages of the life of one or more artists (art groups). The festival also welcomes works that discover certain tendencies or periods of fine arts and their social context, as well as films created by using artisticmethods or instruments.Films of all genre and length that fit into the guidelines above are accepted (shorts, documentaries, animated films, feature films etc).

Films Events

International Film Market

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: October 1, 2002

The International Film Market is open to every filmmaker with a focus on films which, due to their country of origin, genre, language, topic or style, tend to be overshadowed at the major film markets in the world, yet they represent relevant cultural, scientific and artistic values. The organizers would like to establish a forum for films that have less possibility to meet the buyers of major distributors and TV companies: for scientific and educational films, documentaries, experimental productions and authentic animated films.

Festival Events

Empire State Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, September 20, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: September 20, 2002

This is the seventh year Empire State Film Festival will bring the latest and greatest works from around the world to enthusiastic audiences in New York State. We show at The Egg at Empire State Plaza (www.theegg.org), an amazing 900-seat theater in New York's capital city of Albany, followed by an extensive tour throughout the state. Students and emerging filmmakers are highly encouraged to enter.

We show Narrative, Animation, Documentary and Experimental films and videos, features and shorts. Formats: 35mm, 16mm, BetaSP, VHS, SVHS and DVD**

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Nan Desu Kan 6

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, September 20, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: September 20, 2002

Something for every hobby and everybody!

Art Seminars - Seminars, as always, will include the ubiquitous and fun cel painting classes! Drawing, modelling, and so forth are planning in various degrees, and Tom Grossman, modeller extraordinaire, will host a 'Make and Take' modelling session where kids under 16 can come and get a model to work on for free! Artist Newton Ewell will also teach special sessions on drawing Characters for Manga and Mecha for Manga. Too cool....

Animation Events

The State Of The Industry II: Independent Animation

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, September 19, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: September 19, 2002

The second in a series of seminars co-sponsored by the Animation Guild Local 839 IATSE, ASIFA Hollywood and Women In Animation. This session will focus on independent animation. To be held at the Burbank Board of Realty, 2006 W. Magnolia in Burbank; networking at 6:30 pm, panel starts at 7 pm.

Film Events

Second Annual SEMAFX Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, September 17, 2002 at 11:00am
Begins: September 17, 2002

Southeast Michigan Animation and Special Effects Network (SEMAFX) is Hosting our Second Annual Film Festival (S2AFF) on Tuesday, September 17, 2002 at 6:30 pm at Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan.

For more information, visit the SEMAFX website, at www.semafx.com (go to the Meetings or Contests n' Fest pages).

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