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Earlybird Deadline: THIS FRIDAY!!!!

Submit to the 10th Annual NYC Indie Film Festival this week to meet our Earlybird Deadline- August 31st!! To submit and for more information, please visit:       ...

Salazar's Spectacular "Sunday's Illness" Sadly Overlooked at Berlinale 2018

Ramón Salazar arrived at Berlinale 2018 with his spectacular fourth feature "La enfermedad del domingo" (Sunday’s Illness), starring the fierce Spanish actresses Susi Sánchez – as uptight wealthy mother Anabel who left her daughter 35 years before – and Bárbara Lennie – who vividly paints a picture of the pain the adult Chiara carries after having been abandoned at a young age. It's a bit of a surprise and a shame that "...

Submit ASAP! Earlybird Deadline - August 31st!

THE EARLYBIRD DEADLINE FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL NYC INDEPENDENT FILM FEST IS AUGUST 31, 2018! Yes, August 31, 2018!!! Mark your calenders! SUBMIT ASAP!  To submit and to view full rules and guidelines you can visit: or ...

Selected Films for the First Annual NYC 2 Paris Film Fest!

Happy August! Only a little over a month until our first annual NYC 2 Paris Film Festival! We have our complete selections up on our website so you can learn more about what this incredible festival has to offer! Visit: Festivals 2018 If you don't have the time to check them all out right now, we've been posting about each film on social media and will continue to do so leading up to the festival! So whether you're always on Facebook, can't get enough of Insta, or more of a Twit...

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Moving Words: Films Selected

As many of you may know, we have teamed up with Arts by the People for our first annual festival to present a special screening of Moving Words!  "Moving Words is an annual project that makes possible transnational collaboration amongst artists of prose, poetry, voice acting, and animation. Moving Words will intersect voices of all ages through writers whose submitted works will be transformed into short films by animation students at various international animation sch...

Tickets now available on Eventbrite!

Tickets to our festival are now available to purchase on Eventbrite!  Important to keep in mind when getting your tickets:  -Each session is listed as a separate event on Eventbrite.  -There are 6 sessions for the NYC festival and 4 sessions for Paris.  -ALL 6 sessions for NYC take place on Sunday, September 9th, 2018.  -The first two sessions for Paris take place on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 and the last two will take place Friday, September 21st, 2018.  ...

TromaDance Film Festival Scheduled for Fall 2018

19th Annual All Free TromaDance Film Festival Scheduled for Fall 2018 due to filming of "Shakespeare's Shitstorm"       "Due to the filming of our next feature film, 'Shakespeare's Shitstorm' the 19th Annual TromaDance Film Festival will be held this Fall. A little later than usual, but rest assured, TromaDance 19 is happening! Please continue to submit your feature films and shorts! The tentative submissions dea...

Last chance to submit to the NYC 2 Paris Film Festival!

Tomorrow (June 20th, 2018) is the LAST day to submit your film to the NYC 2 Paris Film Festival!!    Visit the link to submit and for more information:   Follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.  ...

The Top Shorts, Scripts, and New Media content is being celebrated at 9th Annual New Media Film Festival in Los Angeles

The Top Shorts, Scripts, and New Media content is being celebrated at 9th Annual New Media Film Festival in Los Angeles The New Media Film Festival will celebrate its 9th Annual New Medial Fil Festival. The grand festival will be held at James Bridge Theater, Los Angeles on 16th and 17th June 2018. New media films and content from 40 different countries including, USA and LA will be showcased in the festival. 110 new media films, content from 40 countries 36 world, 7 US and 24 Los Angeles premi...

Best Shorts Competition - EVER!

Best Short Film Competition - EVER!   Writers judge filmmakers and filmmakers judge writers. It’s that simple! We fund you to collaborate. We let the community decide.   Up to $10,000 for the short script. Up to $25,000 for the filmmaker to shoot it.   Writers can't judge writers.  Filmmakers can't judge filmmakers. Everyone receives a massive amount of feedback.   The filmmaker owns 100% of the film. owns 0%.   Visi...

Solitude Seen in a Crowded Theatre

The last Cannes Film Festival entry is described as “For some, the countryside is a place of exile where all hopes ultimately merge with solitude. A boundless place of exile where all hopes and dreams merge with despair like the coinciding destinies of fathers and sons.” This is Ahlat Agaci, or Le Poirer Sauvage, or The Wild Pear Tree, and it’s directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan and starring Dogu Demirkol, Murat Cemcir, Bennu Yildirimlar. It can be seen at the Grand Theatre Lumier...

What is Ayka Going To Do?

Ayka, directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy and starring Samal Yeslyamova as the titular character, is described as “Ayka just gave birth. She can't afford to raise a child. She has no job, debts to be paid, not even a room of her own. But there is no way to suppress her natural instincts.” It shows tonight in the Grand Theatre Lumiere at 16:00 as one of the last two entries in the festival.   Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Knife + Heart, A Simple Equation

Directed by Yann Gonzalez and written by Yann Gonzalez and Cristiano and Mangione, Un Couteau Dans Le Coeur, or Knife + Heart, “In Paris , in the late 1970s , Anne Parez is a producer of pornographic films, produced at the chain. But to find the favors of his companion (who is also his editor) Lois, Anne will decide to change the registry. She now wants to finance by financing a much more ambitious film, made by her long-time friend, the flamboyant Archibald...

Courting Caperharnaum

Directed and written by Nadine Labaki, Caperharnaum is “a politically-charged fable, featuring mostly non-professional actors, about a child who launches a lawsuit against his parents.” It will be showing tonight in the Grand Theatre Lumiere at 19.00.   Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Where There's Some, There's Something Burning

Tonight, the next film in the competition that will be showing is "Burning"; directed by Lee Chang-Dong the story is decribed as "A mysterious incident takes place among three young persons Jong-soo, Ben, Hae-mi, who have lived in their own way." It stars Yoo Ah-in, Stephen Yeun, Jeon Jong-seo, will be in the Grand Theatre Lumiere at 18:30.     Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

En Guerre Wages War for the Palme D'or

Tonight’s first competitive film is En Guerre, or At War, directed by Stephane Brize and starring Vincent Lindon it is about “After promising 1100 employees that they would protect their jobs, the managers of a factory decide to suddenly close up shop. Laurent takes the lead in a fight against this decision.”Filmed in only 23 days, It sets to show at the Grand Theatre Lumiere today at 16:00.     Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Love Looks Different For Different For Different People

  Netemo Sametemo, or Asako 1 & 2, directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, and starring Masahiro Higashide and Erika Karata, here’s it synopsis, “Asako lives in Osaka. She falls in love with Baku, a free-spirit. One day, Baku suddenly disappears. Two years later, Asako now lives in Tokyo and meets Ryohei. He looks just like Baku, but has a completely different personality.” It will premiere tonight at 16:00 at the Grand Theatre Lumiere   Written by Dallas F...

Blackklansman's Story Gets Told

One of the more anticipated movies in the competition, Blackklansman is based on true events about Ron Stallworth, a black police officer living in the 70's, who spearheads an attempt to infiltrate the Klu Klux Klan. Directed by Spike Lee and starring John David Washington, Topher Grace and Adam Drive and will be showing in the Grand Theatre Lumiere tonight at 19:30.   Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Shoplifter's Tonight

Manbiki, or Une Affaire De Famille, or Shoplifters, is directed by Film Festival Kore-Eda Hirokazu, known for other film festival entries like "Nobody Knows" and "After the Storm" and is about "A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find on the street." It stars Lily Franky and Sakura Andor and will be showing today at 16:30 in the Grand Theatre Lumière.    Written by Dallas Fitzmartin ...

Happy As Lazzaro In The Grand Theatre Lumiere

  A happy kind peasant, Lazzaro is a hermit far from the place reigned over by Marquise Alfonsina de Luna. He lives distant from this world until he comes across Tancredi, son of the Marquis and together they bring Lazzaro to this distant world. Directed by Alice Warwacher, "Lazzaro Felice", or "Heureux Comme Lazzaro", or "Happy as Lazzaro" will be showing today at 16:30 in the Grand Theatre Lumière.    Written by Dallas FItzmar...

A Story in Threes

An Iranian film, Se Rokh, or Trois Visages, or Three Faces is described as follows, "Three actresses at different stages of their career. One from before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, one popular star of today known throughout the country and a young girl longing to attend a drama conservatory." The director is Jafar Panahi, and unfortunately he is being detained by the Iranian government on the grounds of making "anti-Iranian propaganda" and even though people like Asghar F...


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