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Tribeca Release: Full Film Lineup!

Posted on Friday, March 8th, 2013 by

The Tribeca Film Festival recently released it’s completely list of films for the 2013 TFF. Here’s a snippet from the press release: The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by American Express, today announced its feature film selections in the Spotlight and Midnight sections, projects in the new Storyscapes section and Special Screenings. The 12th edition [...]

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Film Fest Circuit: Fortnight Film Contest

Posted on Friday, March 8th, 2013 by

Fortnight Film ContestPresented by the Capital City Film Festival Details Contest Dates: March 21 to April 4, 2013Registration: Now OpenFee: $100 (includes 2 CCFF all-access passes) Rules and Other Stuff Contest will begin on March 21 and final edited entries are due by April 4. Contest will begin and end at the Lansing Public Media Center, located [...]

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Support Troma’s #Occupy #Cannes [VIDEO]

Posted on Monday, March 4th, 2013 by

Occupy Cannes will prove to be an invaluable tool not only for independent filmmakers, but for all artists, scholars, and anyone that values the idea of artistic independence. More important, the issue of artistic independence is bigger than Cannes, Troma, Return to Nuke ‘Em High, and the film industry itself; it’s about showing the world that independent art must be actively fought for.

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NY Children’s Int’l Kicks Off March 1st!

Posted on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 by

From the producers of Kirikou and the Sorceress, Triplets of Belleville and The Secret of Kellscomes the opening night film of the 2013 New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF). Fresh from standing ovations at Toronto and Cannes, Ernest & Celestine joyfully leaps across genres and influences to capture the kinetic, limitless possibilities of animated [...]

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Upcoming Fest: Queens World Film Festival!

Posted on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 by

Queens World Film Festival returns to the Museum of the Moving Image with an opening night program featuring international short films from Italy, Belgium, and Australia as well as the work of Queens filmmakers. Special guests and honorees include Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, who will be recognized for his years of service to Queens and [...]

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Showtime’s Tony Cox Screenplay Competition

Posted on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 by

Click Here To Submit Showtime’s Tony Cox Screenplay Competition recognizes an emerging screenplay as the best from the pool of submissions each year. The competition gives writers the opportunity to have their scripts read by a prestigious jury, receive top industry recognition, participate in a Festival focused specifically on screenwriting, including a Mentor’s Brunch with [...]

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The Festival Circuit: “The Butterfly’s Dream” opens LA Turkish

Posted on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 by

Kicking off in just over two weeks, the Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival has made all its major announcements which leaves just one thing: seeing the awesome films! Included in its programming are a short film competition organized by NPR’s Elvis Mitchell and feature length films including opening night’s The Butterfly’s Dream. Here’s a snippet [...]

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Get Into Gasparilla: Video Contest!

Posted on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 by

Are you an aspiring filmmaker and a Florida resident (or non-resident college/university student)? Enter for your chance to be featured in a special program at this year’s Gasparilla International Film Festival! Rules & Guidelines Theme: Go local. Focus on the faces and places, the telling details and the big pictures in the Tampa Bay area. [...]

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Introducing Zoomtilt & Their Mission in Indie Film

Posted on Monday, February 4th, 2013 by

We’ve made new friends at the independent filmmaker supporting company Zoomtilt, who below share the story that inspired their mission to aid independent filmmakers in a new and unique way: A few years ago, my friends Dan and Jake had a great idea for a script. It was about two brothers who were wildly different [...]

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SXSW Announces 2013 Features

Posted on Friday, February 1st, 2013 by

South By Southwest (SXSW) announced recently a healthy 109 films added to their features lineup! They join previously announced films and more films are to come including their Midnight Features and Short Film programs. The official release highlights several films to look out for including Bryan Poyser’s The Bounceback (pictured below). For a complete list [...]

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