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The 8th Annual San Luis Obispo International Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 26, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 26, 2000

The San Luis Obispo Festival and its George Sidney Independent Film Competition showcases art in independent filmmaking. The competition features categories for features, documentaries, animation and shorts (films less than 60 minutes). An award of US$500 is given in each category for first place, and second and third place winners receive an award of merit.

Music Events

CMJ FilmFest 2000

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 19, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 19, 2000

The CMJ FilmFest coincides with the CMJ Music Marathon and MusicFest and highlights the synergy between the moving image and music. The film festival showcases independent films that creatively and effectively use music in film. Awards are given to best feature or documentary, best short and best use of music in film. The event is sponsored and organized by the ChangeMusic Network.

Media Events

The Montreal International Festival of New Cinema & New Media (FCMM)

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 12, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 12, 2000

The Montreal International Festival of New Cinema & New Media (FCMM) will screen 72 features, 93 shorts and 50 new media presentations in a celebration of cutting edge filmmaking. Besides the screenings the event will hold tributes and seminars including a salute to animators Mich

Animation Events

ASIFA San Francisco New Animation And Special Effects Screening

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

ASIFA San Francisco will be hosting a night of new animation and special effects. ILM's Victoria Livingston will show a company reel of features and commercials, plus her own personal film. PDI will present a reel of commercial work and personal projects by staff members. DotComix will show several of their Web shows and a short on how they do performance animation. Wild Brain will screen about 30 minutes of new material including pilots, Webisodes, TV commercials and more. The event is a free screening at the Exploratorium and the general public is invited.

Festival Events

The 15th Annual Saint Gely Short Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, October 6, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 6, 2000

Objectif Image Saint Gely presents the 15th annual Saint Gely Short Film Festival. The festival's categories are documentary, fictional-dramatic, animation and experimental. Past festival chairmen have been Jean Pierre Mocky in 1998 and Claude Pinoteau in 1999.

Events

I Castelli Animati: 5th International Animated Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, October 4, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: October 4, 2000

The I Catelli Animati Festival highlights animation in all its forms from commercials to features films. The international competition features the following prizes: grand prize "I Castelli Animati," special jury prize, best debut short film, best European short film, audience prize, the Fabrizio Bellocchino prize and best non-narrative short film. The Italian competition will give a grand prize and special jury prize to the top Italian productions. New to this year's event is the International competition for animated Web sites.

Open Events

NFB Open House

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, September 25, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: September 25, 2000

The National Film Board of Canada is holding an open house of their new facilities. The event gives the public a chance to meet the filmmakers and staff. The NFB will feature screenings, studio tours and receptions on Monday from 2-6 pm and on Tuesday from 10 am - 5 pm. Screening facilities will be available for visitors to screen their own work as well.

Film Events

The 5th International Festival of New Film

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, September 23, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: September 23, 2000

The 5th International Festival of New Film celebrates new, creative, innovative, personal, radical, subversive work in film, video and new media. All works must have been completed after January 1, 1999. Entries must be sent on VHS tape or CD-Rom. An Art Film Market will take place during the Festival, concentrating on the growing South European Market area.

Film Events

British Short Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, September 21, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: September 21, 2000

This unique event will spotlight new cutting-edge filmmaking talent from around the world, with a big focus on film schools and student filmmakers. There will be a series of screenings highlighting the work of the UK's major centers of filmmaking and a round-table discussion on "How To Promote Your Short Film To Maximum Effect." Films or videos made during or after June 1999 and up to 40 minutes in length are

Festival Events

The Crested Butte Reel Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, August 16, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: August 16, 2000

The Crested Butte Reel Festival is a competitive short film festival with an animation, experimental and student category. The shorts must be under 40 minutes. There are cash awards, unusual "trophies" and industry exposure. The festival also presents filmmakers' panels and a director's workshop. Entry fees: regular entries, $30; student entries $20.

Film Events

The Indiana Film and Video Festival

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

The Indiana Film and Video Festival celebrates independent film and video from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio. Sponsored by the Indiana Film Society, the event is set up to encourage Midwest artists to create original films and videos. Winners are selected by the festival jury and share in cash prizes. The chosen films are screened at the festival and an audience prize and best of show award are given out on the night of the event. Winners have the chance to have their films aired on the TV series REEL TIME.

Open Events

DancesWithFilms

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, June 23, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: June 23, 2000

DancesWithFilms is a competitive event featuring a line-up of more than a dozen full-length narrative films and sixteen narrative shorts. DWF's mission is to open a venue for new and upcoming filmmakers to present their work without the fear of politics overshadowing their screen time. The criteria for entries are: 1. Is the person attached able to raise financing (even small sums) at any point based solely on the "name"? 2. Is the person attached able to open doors that might otherwise stay closed?

Work Events

Zagreb World Festival of Animated Films

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, June 21, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: June 21, 2000

The 14th World Festival of Animated Films - Zagreb 2000 is an ASIFA sanctioned event dedicated to the art of animation. Categories are: work from 30 sec. to 6 min. long; work from 6 min. - 15 min. long; work 15min. to 30 min. long, and artists film debuts. Submissions can be sent on VHS tapes, but for screening a film print or a BETACAM SP PAL tape must be provided. Award with cash prizes will be given as follows: grand prize, a first prize in each time oriented catagories, and best first production.

Films Events

The 6th Annual Toronto Short Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, June 5, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: June 5, 2000

The festival will have the following categories/programs: Computer Animation, International, Visions Canada, Children's Cinema and Midnight's Mania. Films must have been completed after June 1998, and not exceed 40 minutes. Films will be selected based on quality and originality. In conjunction with the festival, a marketplace will be set up for TV buyers, distributors, producers, exhibitors, development and acquisition executives and networks to view all films submitted on video. Over 1,600 videos will be included in the market catalogue.

Festival Events

Maui Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, May 31, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: May 31, 2000

The Maui Film Festival prides itself on the presentation of life-affirming, compassionate and transformative storytelling in exemplary films and digital cinema. Features, shorts, documentaries and animation are accepted, as well as screenplays. Special Events include: Silversword Lifetime Achievement Award, Filmmakers Panels, Spirit of Aloha Audience Awards, Midnight VIP Cruise, Taste of Wailea and Opening/Closing Galas.

Festival Events

The Maui Film Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, May 31, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: May 31, 2000

The Maui Film Festival highlights life-affirming and compassionate features, shorts, documentaries animation and screenplays. Festival venues include under-the-stars Celestial Cinema, the 1,200 seat state-of-the-art Castle Theater and the oceanside open-air SandDance Theater. Special events will include Silversword Lifetime Achievement Award, filmmakers panels, Spirit of Aloha Audience Awards, a midnight VIP cruise, Taste of Wailea and opening/closing galas.

Digital Events

The American Digital Arts Festival

By Guest (not verified) | Friday, May 19, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: May 19, 2000

The American Digital Arts Festival is accepting entries in the following categories: Digital Filmmaking, Filmmaking w/ Digital Special Effects, Computer Animation, Digital Music, Digital Photography, Enhanced Scanned Photography, Digital Painting and Digital Graphics. Also, for youth age 17 & under, the festival presents The Digital Kids Fest as part of its program. Prizes are being furnished by Adobe, Deep Paint and MGI Software. The organization is also introducing a newway to self-distribute indie features or short films on line with www.IndieXtreme.com.

Animation Events

Outer Limits

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, May 16, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: May 16, 2000

The New York Animation Festival, in collaboration with Video Lounge, presents Outer Limits, an international series of short animation, experimental, narrative and documentary film and video. Outer Limits will present a vast array of independent and innovative work from more than a dozen countries. An international program featuring animated films by Amy Kravitz (ROOST AND THE TRAP), Dana Behrman (PIGLATIN), Avi Katz (LAST WALTZ IN NEW YORK) and Sylvie Bringas and Orly Yadim (SILENCE) will be held on May 16 at 7:30 pm and May 18 at 9:30 pm.

Festival Events

First Roma Cinema Web Festival

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

This Festival has six categories: features, shorts, TV fiction, cartoons, shorts and documentaries. One panel of judges will be composed of show business and communications professionals and the other by Internet users. The winning works will be presented on the Website for the rest of the year; the works that are not selected for the festival will be presented on-line for a limited period of time immediately after the event.

Festival Events

Zoomgo Film Fest 2000

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, April 1, 2000 at 11:00am
Begins: April 1, 2000

First annual Zoomgo Film Fest 2000 is celebrating creativity, talent and achievement through the use of streaming media and the Internet. The festival will showcase works from around the world ranging from animations to shorts. There will be 100 films/animations selected and posted on the festival site where a panel of professionals from the Independent Film/Animation Industry will judge the top 10 voted films. There will be three overall cash awards: 1st place - US$5,000, 2nd place - $1,000 and 3rd place - $500. Voting will start on June 1, 2000 at zoomgo.com.

Digital Events

VIRTUALITY 2004

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, November 30, 1999 at 11:00am
Begins: November 30, 1999

Virtuality is an established appointment for professionals and fans alike, offering the unique point of view of internationally renown people whose contribution to the field of CGI, visual effects and virtual reality has proven decisive. For 2004 edition Virtuality will also host the Award for Miss Digital World and a night of screenings (the Digital Delirium).

Festival Events

2nd World Film Festival of Bangkok

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, November 30, 1999 at 11:00am
Begins: November 30, 1999

The 2nd World Film Festival is the annual festival held from 15 - 24 October 2004 at EGV Metropolis Bangkok Thailand. More than 80 films worldwide is participating and the competition is for the Harvest of talents awards in Best Picture, Best Script, Best Art Direction, Special Jury Prize Award and People Choice. Pls. visit www.worldfilmbkk.com

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