FILMFESTIVALS.COM WEEKLY NEWSLETTER N° 224: April 6 -12 , 2005
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NEWS FROM FESTIVALS
* Beverly Hills Fest at a glance, opening April 13
* Sport Movies & TV 2005 awards new online initiative
* fmx/05 - The Program is set
* The Festival of Italian Film to open with 13 at a table
* Almeria en corto showed 556 films from 39 countries
* Danny Boyles Millions to open Raindance East
* 6th Festival of German Cinema in Rome
* Istanbul festival fortnight has opened
* MIP events line up
* The Commonwealth Film Festival line-up
* New directors, new films: a global view
* Head in the clouds MIFF winner
* Critically acclaimed: Fipresci prizes
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PALM SPRINGS INT'L FESTIVAL OF SHORT FILMS & FILM MARKET September 20-26,
Eleventh Annual ShortsFest presenting over 300 shorts on three screens with
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featuring over 2000 shorts. 20 awards in 10 categories with $30,000.00 in
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FEST PLAYERS FOCUS
* The Beverly Hills Festivals seminars: Indie Film Financing...
* Angelopoulos and Demopoulos dismisssed from Thessaloniki
* A workshop with musician and composer Robert Marcel Lepage
* Cécile de France lovely Master of Cannes ceremony
NEWS FROM CANNES
The Short Film Corner is a new market entirely dedicated to short films.
An overall panorama of short films today : In 2004, the Short Film Corner
presented some 450 films, representing over 100 hours of programs,
from 40 different countries. Films were viewed more than 5 000 times by
and film selectors from all over the world. More than one hundred films
were screened as world premieres.
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THE NEWS " IN FRENCH " l'actu des festivals francophones
* Talents Cannes: la 13ème édition
* Le nouveau festival de Paris s'ouvre à l'Ile de France
* Le Mipdoc passe au digital pour ses projections
* Ca se passe à l'Eicar, un festival dans le festival
* Musique et documentaire: atelier avec le compositeur Robert Marcel Lepage
* Le palmarès des rencontres cinématographiques sud-américaines
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* Mipdoc e-screenings go digital (server technology)
* Film on Mobile time is ripe: Milia and Cannes Market new focus
* The ADMC Digital Media Initiative
* Digital Projection impressive roll out plans in the UK
FILM FROM FEST FOCUS
* Murderball Will Roll You Over With Adrenaline
* RIPFest : 16 days event to create 10 minutes films
* Kung Fu Hustle wins 6 awards in Hong Kong
* Masters Of Indian Cinema featured in LA
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1) INDIEFEST FILM FESTIVAL JULY 30th - AUGUST 8th 2005
Indiefest, Film Festival & Market, is pleased to announce their 2005 call
Chicago Indiefest celebrates the vision without compromise attitude and
the independent filmmaker. Incorporating a film festival, a well-known
a film and script market, and a ten-day party, Indiefest brings the worlds
film community to
the beautiful city of Chicago. Application forms and information.
2) NEW YORK CITY HORROR FILM FESTIVAL (NYCHFF) October 18 - 23, 2005
Once again, The USA's premiere horror film festival will be held at the
Film Center in lower Manhattan. With special screenings, parties, celebrity
and each year's prestigious lifetime achievement award, this is the genre
festival not to be missed.
Calling for entries : Early Deadline September 1st.
3) RED BANK FILM FESTIVAL October 14-16, 2005
Red Bank The Jersey Shore town that local filmmaker Kevin Smith made famous
is set to host the 5th Annual Red Bank International film Festival. With
one of its main sites
being the historic Count Basie Theatre - a venue with over 1,000 seats,
the festival is a thrilling showcase for any film.
Calling for entries:
4) CineVegas Film Festival is accepting entries for independent films,
shorts, and documentaries until April 8.
Celebrating 100 years of Vegas and 100 years of film, the festival will be
held June 10-18
at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. World premiere films,
and Vegas nightlife will all be part of the excitement.
5) SPORT MOVIES & TV FILM FESTIVAL Milan October 27 - November 1, 2005
Now accepting submissions of sports-related videos, commercials & films.
Final deadline is July 1, 2005. Festival includes six Sections: 1. Olympic
Spirit; 2. Documentary; 3. Sport & Society; 4. TV Sport Show; 5. Movies
(shorts and long features); 6. Sport & Advertising.
6) LUNAFEST FILM FESTIVAL October 2005 - March 2006
Calling for entries April 30: LUNAFEST is a national festival of films by,
for and about women
A wide array of topics including women's health, cultural diversity, body
and spirituality. Shorts, students shorts, documentaries, features, fiction,
Format for entries is VHS or DVD. entry form:
7) JACKSON HOLE FILM FESTIVAL June 8 - 12, 2005
Truly indie showcase, Jackson Hole Film Festival, nestled next to
Grand Teton Mountains in beautiful Wyoming now accepting films for
April 15, deadline. Cash prizes to top shorts & features. Download Entry
8) FORT MYERS BEACH FILM FESTIVAL April 21 - 24, 2005
Accepting independent films, shorts, animated & student films for Fort Myers
Film Festival April 21 - 24, 2005. Theater audiences polled throughout
festival & winning
filmmaker gets a $1,000 check. Film buffs see quality films & fun-filled
filmmaker panels, student workshops, elegant celebrity gala. Submit before
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9) TAHOE/RENO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (T-RIFF) August 24-28, 2005
Call for Films & Short Scripts Deadlines for both: May 30, 2005
Script Competion: Winner's script produced & screened at the Festival.
T-RIFF is a 5 day exploration of discovery thru socially relevent & spirited
Enjoy the new $6.7 million Hospitality Center for socializing & meetings.
Sand Harbor, a "starlit amphitheater," one of American's most prestigious
10) BOULDER ADVENTURE FILM FESTIVAL April 23 - 25, 2004
Films that span the range of human endeavor from ocean to mountain to urban
and the abounding energy that makes up the human spirit. Boulder Adventure
is an international festival created in order to share, collaborate and
We believe in the power of the story, especially the narrative of adventure
to change and challenge the world we live in.
11) ACTION/CUT SHORT FILM COMPETITION August 15-31, 2005
Call for entries Opening January 15, 2005
Categories: Fiction - Documentary - Animation
Prizes: $35,000 Cash & Hollywood Career Access & Sponsor Awards Over 100+
More than any festival or contest in the world including opening film
career doors to the winning filmmakers.
12) NEW YORK FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL
The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF)
returns to Miami for 3 days of screenings, premieres, performances, panels
13) 4th BEVERLY HILLS FILM FESTIVAL April 13-17, 2005
Beverly Hills Film Festival April 13-17, 2005 coming SOON
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