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SKYY Short Film Awards

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

SKYY Vodka has partnered with the American Cinematheque to launch the SKYY Short Film Awards, to celebrate excellence and vision in the short film format. Short films may be entered into four categories: fiction, non-fiction, animation and a special themed category for films that contain a "cocktail moment." The competition is open to anyone 21 years and older and there is no fee to enter. The SKYY Short Film Awards Grand Prize will be $5,000 to the winner of each category.

Festival Events

Inaugural Durango Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, March 10, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: March 10, 2001

The Inaugural Durango Film Festival is a new festival dedicated to showcasing independent film work in various mediums. The festival will feature several receptions, screenings and educational events. Winners will be determined by the festival's jury. The mission of this new festival is to entertain and educate the community, and to encourage and empower artists, through a competitive showcase of diverse and provocative independent feature films, documentaries, shorts and new media works.

Film Events

Santa Clarita International Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, March 9, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: March 9, 2001

The Santa Clarita International Film Festival is dedicated to promoting socially responsible films and screenplays that are suitable for general audiences and express a fundamental respect for the positive values of life. The categories include animation, mixed media and student work. The individual film categories are feature film, telefilm, short feature, short telefilm or student short. The event features screenings, panel discussions and seminars.

Awards Events

The British Academy Awards

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, February 25, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: February 25, 2001

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has moved their awards to before the American Academy's Oscar ceremony. The British Academy offers a short animated film award. To be eligible the films must be completed between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2000. Films to be completed after the October 31 deadline must contact Katie Hart at the Academy to set up a submission date.

Festival Events

The Texas Film Festival

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

The Texas Film Festival is the largest student-run festival in the U.S. The festival focuses on the artistic and educational aspects of film and video and welcomes works by students and novices, as well as more well-known filmmakers. The event offers addresses and informal workshops with the artists. Some of the past guests have included Spike Lee, Oliver Stone and Robert Rodriguez.

Motion Events

Art In Motion II

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

The Second Annual International Festival of Time-Based Media is being presented by the University of Southern California School of Fine Arts, in collaboration with the Santa Monica Museum of Art. The festival will take place on both the USC Campus, Los Angeles and at the SMMoA, Santa Monica. Art In Motion is organized around a central theme, and the only criteria for submission is that works be "time-based." This year's theme is "The Vanishing Author?" an exploration of the changing view of whom is "The Author" of modern artwork. Entries may address the festival theme directly or indirectly.

Film Events

New York International Children's Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 2, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: February 2, 2001

The New York International Children's Film Festival is one of the top showcases of new film for young people. The competitive fest screens 50 new works, shorts and features, plus retrospectives to an audience of 12,000 ages 3-18, parents, filmmakers and media execs. The event also features workshops, panels, presentations and a special section for teen/young adults. Awards will be determined by audience ballot and by audience age grouping.

Animation Events

Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, February 2, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: February 2, 2001

The Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival's goal is to highlight the work of talented burgeoning filmmakers. This year's event will feature a tribute to Canadian animation studio, International Rocketship. Three-days of the festival will be devoted to animation, including an intensive animation workshop. Over 130 features and shorts in narrative, animation, documentary and experimental will be screened at the 10-day festival.

Media Events

alt.SHO.com's Alternative Media Festival

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

Backed by entertainment leader Showtime Networks, alt.SHO.com has launched its inaugural Alternative Media Festival. alt.SHO.com is accepting original content submissions from digital artists, animators, directors and programmers to be judged by a panel of technology and entertainment industry leaders based on artistic merit and innovative use of technology. alt.SHO.com accepts only entertainment shorts created using digital tools, and those specifically designed for viewing through existing Internet bandwidth constraints.

Short Events

16th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, January 26, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: January 26, 2001

The 16th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market allows short filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their work to an international audience of distributors, buyers and producers who are searching for new talent and content. The market offers viewing areas of more than 3,000 new titles and special screenings. The 700-page market catalogue highlights the films presented at the market. The event gives industry professionals a chance to meet and work on setting up future deals. The European Union MEDIA programme is a supporter of the market.

Film Events

Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, January 26, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: January 26, 2001

This year, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival will be featuring its 13th international competition and 23rd French competition. Filmmakers and buyers can also take advantage of the short film market, which attracts more than 50 TV channels, 50 distributors and 60 international festival organizers. Last year's competition saw films from 44 countries. The 2001 addition will feature programs on South Korea, S & M and Fetish Films, Hitchcock, Spain, African Perspectives and a Children's Programme.

Film Events

The Moondance International Film Festival

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

The Moondance International Film Festival is dedicated to promoting and encouraging female screenwriters, playwrights, short-story writers and independent filmmakers. Moondance provides a forum in which women can have the opportunity for their work to be viewed in front of the international film community. The festival encourages and promotes non-violence, as a solution to conflicts, in the arts and film. In 2001, the festival will honor Scandinavian women in film from Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Greenland.

Festival Events

Flickerfest 2001

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, January 4, 2001 at 11:00am
Begins: January 4, 2001

Flickerfest is a short film festival that travels to various cities around Australia. Starting with a 7-day event in Sydney the event will take place in Kempsey, Canberra, Scone, Sawtell, Darwin, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Alice Springs and Byron Bay. The festival, now in its third year, has screened to audiences of over 10,000 people. Every year Flickerfest presents special programs of short films that showcase the work of specific regions.

Festival Events

Madcat Women's Film/Video Festival Tour

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, December 15, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: December 15, 2000

MadCat International Women's Film Festival features independent and experimental works by women from around the world. MadCat is committed to showcasing women film and videomakers who challenge the use of sound and image and explore notions of visual storytelling. This year Madcat is embarking on its first touring festival with two programs of short films: Lost In Translation and Interior Worlds. All lengths and

Events

Zagreb School Of Animation Program

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, December 13, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: December 13, 2000

The American Cinematheque and CAMEO are presenting a retrospective of animation from the Zagreb School. Directors Vatroslav Mimica and Zdenko Gaparovic will be on hand at the screening. The Zagreb School, which reached its peak in the 1960s, is considered one of the most modernist European animated film schools and produced some of the most important animated short films of its time.

Animation Events

The 2nd "Art & Animation" Conference & Screenings

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, December 11, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: December 11, 2000

The 2nd "Art & Animation" Conference & Screenings aims at stimulating attention on animation as an art form with a particular stress on independent short films of research, experimentation and artistic expression. The event includes theoretical round-tables, talks, discussion on various subjects, reports and conferences, film screenings and meetings with Italian and international artists. The event is promoted and organized by ASIFA Italia, with the support of the Italian Ministry of Culture, Regione Piemonte, Citt

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Telluride IndieFest 2K

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, December 7, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: December 7, 2000

Telluride IndieFest is one of the premiere independent film festivals in the United States. The festival highlights outstanding work in independent filmmaking and screenwriting. Telluride features screenings, discussions, workshops and seminars.

Entertainment Events

Cinemagic 2000

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 30, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: November 30, 2000

Cinemagic 2000, Northern Ireland's International Film Festival for Young People, is an international conference and fair exploring the nature of entertainment and education for young people in the digital age. Roy E. Disney, vice chairman of the Disney Corp., Myra Langdon Riesman, pioneer of original broadband Internet programming, and Chris Deering, President of Sony Computer Entertainment, Europe, head the list of speakers.

Festival Events

Second Annual Ajijic Festival de Cine

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, November 8, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: November 8, 2000

The Second Annual Ajijic Festival de Cine is inviting both students as well as professionals to submit their entries in the categories of animation, documentaries, independent and studio produced feature films, short subjects and screenplays. "The emphasis of this festival as it was with our inaugural effort last year, will be the celebration, discovery and recognition of talent from around the world," said James E. Lloyd, Chairman of the Festival's Board of Directors.

Animation Events

Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg Animation Screening

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 2, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: November 2, 2000

The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg is conducting an evening of animation. The work of up and coming animators will be featured at this first annual festival of the animation arts. The premiere event will be held at The Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, 201 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg, Illinois from 6 - 9 pm. This juried event will showcase the work of current students and recent graduates. It will include multiple showings of animation programs, exhibitions of animation-related art and multimedia presentations. Admission is free, but an RSVP is requested.

Festival Events

The Third Annual Savannah Film and Video Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, October 29, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 29, 2000

The Savannah College of Art and Design is presenting the Third Annual Savannah Film and Video Festival. The festival showcases the talents of up and coming filmmakers in every format from feature length films to shorts. The festival will offer a series of morning workshops, with evening showings of narrative, experimental, animated and feature films and videos. Industry insiders who give pointers on everything from special effects to selling a film present lectures and workshops.

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