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The 4th Annual Crested Butte Reel Fest

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, August 8, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 8, 2001

Student Entry Deadline: 4 30, 2001

The 4th Annual Crested Butte Reel Fest is a competitive short film festival. The event accepts animation, drama, comedy, experimental and documentary films. The Student section is broken down into the following 5 categories: student animation, student drama, student comedy, student experimental and student documentary. The festival includes workshops/seminars and panel discussions that are designed for both the filmmaker and the film buff.

Animation Events

The World Animation Celebration

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, August 7, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 7, 2001

The 8th World Animation Celebration (WAC) will present awards to the best new animated works from around the world. Events include; The World Animation screenings; The World Animation competition; The Animation Hall of Fame ceremony; six one-day animation business conferences; four days of animation seminars and classes; two days of animation career planning sessions; The World Animation Marketplace and Recruitment Expo; The Battle of the Animation Studios Synchronized Swimming Teams; networking parties and receptions; and a one-day animation educators conference.

Festival Events

Minnesota Fringe Short Film and Video Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, August 3, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 3, 2001

The Minnesota Fringe Theater & Performance Festival, now in its eighth year, announces the inclusion of a film and video festival. The tradition of the Fringe is a non-competitive, all-inclusive celebration. All work entered will be programmed on a first come, first served basis. The only requirement is that the short be no longer than 60 minutes in length. The festival is looking for shorts of all categories and production qualities: experimental, fake-docs, horror, music videos, documentaries, student work, recent releases, as well as old 16mm. Films and videos must be submitted on VHS.

Film Events

Short Attention Span Film & Video Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, August 3, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 3, 2001

The 2001 SHORT ATTENTION SPAN Film and Video Festivalwill be a touring event bringing two hours of two minute movies from aroundthe world. It will showcase the best of short animation, comedy, sci-fi,documentary, poetry and more.

Festival locations and dates are:

PACIFIC NORTHWEST:

VANCOUVER B.C.,The Blinding Light Cinema - August 3rd and 4th - 8:30 pm;SEATTLE, WA,911 Media Arts Center - August 9th and 10th - 8:00 pm;PORTLAND OR,

Festival Events

2nd Annual Festival of Fantasy, Horror and Science Fiction

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, August 3, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 3, 2001

The American Cinematheque presents The 2nd Annual Festival of Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction. This 13 day festival includes 28 features, 9 shorts and many rare trailers from thirteen different countries including: Australia, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Film Events

First San Fernando Valley Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, August 1, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: August 1, 2001

The Valley Film Festival is the first and only San Fernando Valley film festival. It is launched to bring together established filmmakers, emerging talent and their audiences on the studio backlot - just North of Hollywood. The Valley Film Festival will showcase eight shorts and eight features. Each night of the festival will be devoted to one specific theme: San Fernando Valley Specific, Foreign/World Cinema, Women in Film and Documentaries. Categories include: Animation, Comedy, Drama and Horror/Thriller. All film submissions must be made on VHS NTSC.

Film Events

Wine Country Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, July 19, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: July 19, 2001

The 15th Annual Wine Country Film Festival highlights outstanding work in features, shorts, documentaries, animation and graduate and student films. Awards include Best First Feature (Domestic and International), Best Short in various categories, David L. Wolper Documentary Film Prizes and Audience Choice Awards. The entry fee is US$35.

Events

Vancouver Film School US Roadshow

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, July 16, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: July 16, 2001

Join the Vancouver Film School (VFS) for a presentation of their 3D, classical and Maya programs; see award-winning student work; bring your portfolio for review and meet the roadshow team. The evenings will include refreshments and prizes. The VFS roadshow team will be in Dallas on July 16 at the Sheraton Suites Market Center Hotel from 6-9pm; inAustin on July 17 at the Sheraton Austin Hotel and Conference Center from 6-9pm; inHouston on July 18 at the Sheraton Brookhollow Hotel from 6-9pm; and in

Festival Events

11th Edition Of The Montreal First Peoples' Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, June 11, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: June 11, 2001

TERRES EN VUES/LAND InSIGHTS, an association created to promote native culture, is presenting the 11th Edition of the Montreal First Peoples' Festival. The event highlights films made by American natives and about native issues and topics. Selected films and videos will be in competition, unless the filmmaker wishes them to be screened only. Awards will be given on June 17, during a special event. To be eligible for competition, the work must have been produced no more than 3 years before the festival.

Films Events

FLASHBANG 3

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, June 11, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: June 11, 2001

Flashbang announces FLASHBANG 3, the third installation and screening of cinematic and interactive Flash films. The event will feature cinematic Flash films shown on the big screen, as well as kiosks allowing attendees to explore interactive Flash media up close and personal. All films will also be added to flashbangonline.com after the show. Along with Flash based media, submissions of non-motion digital art will also be accepted for viewing in Eleven50's gallery the evening of the event.

Festival Events

The U.S. International Film And Video Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, June 7, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: June 7, 2001

The U.S. International Film And Video Festival is a multinational event that showcases the best in film and video from around the globe. The festival takes entries from business, television, documentary, industrial and informational productions. Over 250 industry insiders judge the entries and award first place "Gold Camera" and second place "Silver Screen" prizes.

Film Events

The Canadian Film Centre's Worldwide Short Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, June 6, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: June 6, 2001

The Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival has changed its name to the Canadian Film Centre's Worldwide Short Film Festival. Founded by Brenda Sherwood in 1994, the festival was acquired by the Canadian Film Centre in 2000. The Canadian Film Centre is Canada's foremost institution for advanced training and production in film, television and new media. In addition to competition screenings of international and Canadian shorts, the festival will feature panels, symposiums, special presentations, retrospectives and gala screenings.

Short Events

Stuttgart Luwigsburg Filmfest

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, June 6, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: June 6, 2001

The Stuttgart Luwigsburg Filmfest focuses on the variety and wealth of European cinema. The events feature two main sections: Cinema Europe and the European Short Film Festival. Cinema Europe highlights 25 productions that have not been released in Germany. Each year the festival conducts a national focus on animated films from a different European country. This year's focus is on Spain. The European Short Film Festival's goal is to encourage young filmmakers to confront social issues. The winner of "Prize of the Land Baden-W

Film Events

The Third Belo Horizonte International Short-Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, May 29, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: May 29, 2001

The Belo Horizonte International Short-Film Festival is the main short film event in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais. Films produced in 2000 or 2001 are eligible and cannot exceed 30 minutes in length. The event will feature retrospectives, exhibits and workshops. There is no entry fee. An official jury, composed of specialists in the area, will be in charge of selecting the Best Film among both national and international productions. The Festival audience will choose the Best Brazilian Short Film.

Festival Events

Dusty Film Festival Awards

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, May 17, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: May 17, 2001

The Dusty Film Festival Awards is an annual ceremony to celebrate the top-graduating seniors in film, video and computer animation at the School of Visual Arts. This year the event will be held at the Zeigfeld Theater. Approximately 1200 people will attend the event, including many people soon to be looking for employment in creative fields. This year, the festival includes three days of continuous screenings (May 14-16) leading up to the special activities on May 17.

Awards Events

Internationales Bochumer Videofestival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, May 17, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: May 17, 2001

The Internationales Bochumer Videofestival will present a selection of fiction, documentary and experimental videos. Awards include three Jury Awards, an Audience Award and Special Prizes. Other features include workshops, interactive CD-ROM art, video installations and conferences.

Film Events

American Cinematheque Presents: 2001 Skyy Vodka Short Film Award Winners & Finalists Marathon

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, May 16, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: May 16, 2001

This two-hour program includes the four winners and eight finalists in the first annual Skyy Vodka Short Film Award competition. The event was programmed by the American Cinematheque and juried by: Interview magazine film critic Graham Fuller; Sundance short film programmer Trevor Groth; Skyy Vodka founder Maurice Kanbar; director Doug Liman; director Luis Mandoki; American Cinematheque director Barbara Smith and Premiere magazine editor Anne Thompson. Films competed in four categories: fiction, non-fiction, animation and

Short Events

Sharon Katz' New Short Premieres At The Toronto Jewish Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, April 29, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: April 29, 2001

Sharon Katz' new short, THE ANGEL'S FOOT CAKE / DER FUS TORT premieres April 29, 2001 at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival. THE ANGEL'S FOOT CAKE is a raucous modern Yiddish tale accompanied by Klezmer music. For more information on Sharon Katz' work, including her previous short, HAPPY BIRTHDAY HANNAH

Awards Events

ASIFA-East Animation Awards Screening At ASIFA-Hollywood

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, April 20, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: April 20, 2001

Back by popular demand! It's the ASIFA-East Animation Awards, a two-hour reel of the best independent shorts and commercials from the East Coast! The screening starts at 7:30 pm. The entry fee will be US$2 for members and $5 for non-members. Seating is limited.

Series Events

2nd Outer Limits Film And Video Series

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, April 15, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: April 15, 2001

The second Outer Limits Film and Video Series is a collaboratively organized series of short experimental, documentary, animation and independent narrative film and video, with an emphasis on work from the far geographic and cultural reaches. The 2001 series will focus on (but is not limited to) three areas of the global experience: global tourism and tourists; individualism, eccentrics and vernacular culture; and time and distance. Outer Limits is organized by Video Lounge, the New York Animation Festival and Perimeter Media + Culture Projects.

Events

The 7th Annual Taos Talking Picture Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, April 5, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: April 5, 2001

The 7th Annual Taos Talking Picture Festival showcases over 150 new independent films and videos, including features, documentaries, videos and shorts. Highlights include tributes, Hispanic and Native American programs, panel discussions, workshops and demonstrations focusing on the state of media. The Taos Land Grant Award gives 5 acres of land to be awarded to a filmmaker with a narrative, documentary or experimental film or video, 70 minutes or longer, which takes a fresh approach to storytelling and/or the cinematic medium. The town of Taos was originally established as an artists' colony.

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