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Online cinema panel discussions at San Diego Latino Fest

The Media Arts Center San Diego in conjunction with the 14th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival (March 8-18) is proud to announce the return of REEL TALKS, a series of lively panel discussions and workshops that occur throughout the ten day festival. REEL TALKS invites local filmmakers, media-makers, animators, writers, artists, educators, and students to listen, learn, and join in on the conversation between top professionals from the International film scene as they chat about the nuts and...

DivX Announces First Ever Online Video Film Festival on Stage6

Contest Invites Both Veteran Pros and Aspiring Independent Filmmakers to Make Their Mark on the Next Generation of FilmmakingDivX, announced the first ever DivX Film Festival, an online video festival devoted to creativity, storytelling and improving digital media. Hosted on DivX Stage6(TM) -- an online video sharing community site -- the contest invites veteran professionals and aspiring independent filmmakers to make their mark on the next generation of filmmaking. The DivX Film Fest...

IFC Entertainment Launches Independent Films on the iTunes Store

All Independent Spirit Award Nominees Now Available on iTunesIFC Entertainment today announced that its independent theatrical catalog will now be available on the iTunes Store ( Included in the announcement are all IFC's 2007 Independent Spirit Award nominees. This is the premier award for the independent film community and for the 2007 Spirit Award competition IFC Entertainment received the most Spirit Awards nominations of any one film company. "By making IFC films avai...

Elephants Dream, internet release of the first 3D ‘Open Movie’

The 3D animated short ‘Elephants Dream’ will today be released as a free and public download. This is the final stage of a successfully completed Open Movie project which has been community-financed, using only Open Source tools, and opening up the movie itself as well as the entire studio database for everyone to re-use and learn from. The movie and production files are licensed as “Creative Commons Attribution 2.5″, which only requires a proper crediting for public screening, re-us...

Unscripted Personal Moments - The Talking Portrait Series

The talking Portrait series provides a view into a personal moment shared between a model and a portrait artist. Below are links to video sessions featuring CAROL is a dancer from California and her husband NICHOLAS, a writer, who participated in the project via a videoconference. CAROL - QUICKTIME CAROL - WINDOWS MEDIA NICHOLAS - WINDOWS MEDIA NICHOLAS - QUICKTIME ...


Treat your ipod with a choice over 1 billion Ipod movies, songs...

New Website Gives iPod Users Unlimited Downloads of Over 1 Billion iPod Movies, TV Shows, Music Videos, and MP3's Millions of iPod users are now able to get unlimited downloads through a web site. Members can access over 1 billion DVD quality movies, TV shows, and music videos. A new web site has iPod owners excited about the wide variety of entertainment available for download after paying a small, one-time membership. iPod users are able to download an unlimited number of DVD quality movies...

Use of digital technologies for festival communication - panel discussion

Film Festivals- Innovative Use of Digital Technology Tuesday, 12/5, 4:45 - 5:45pm This panel examines how film festivals around the world have used digital technology to make their events stand out, both on-screen and off-screen. Some of the most cutting edge festival organizers and technology solutions providers from Europe, Asia and the Americas will share their experiences and give examples of technical innovation for every budget. From super high definition on the largest screen to creating ...

Slamdance Announces Guerilla Gamemaker Competition & Finalists

Winners to be Unveiled at the Slamdance Film Festivali in Park City, January 18-27 Slamdance, an organization always looking to foster new and innovative ways to assist emerging artists and writers, has established the Slamdance Guerilla Gamemaker Competition. This contest is a natural extension of Slamdance’s stated mission to nurture, support and showcase truly independent works and will be held concurrently with the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, January 18-27, 2007. A gam...

Slamdance Announces Guerilla Gamemaker Competition & Finalists

Slamdance Announces Guerilla Gamemaker Competition & FinalistsWinners to be Unveiled at the Slamdance Film Festival In Park City, January 18-27Slamdance, an organization always looking to foster new and innovative ways to assist emerging artists and writers, has established the Slamdance Guerilla Gamemaker Competition. This contest is a natural extension of Slamdance’s stated mission to nurture, support and showcase truly independent works and will be held concurrently with the Slamdance Film...

Australian Effects & Animation Festival

DIGITAL MEDIA FESTIVAL 2006 Sydney Convention Centre, December 5-7 Booking formsSESSION UPDATESAustralian Effects & Animation Festival - December 5-7Monster House Animation Supervisor Troy Saliba will be presenting at this at this year’s AEAF conference. Sony Pictures Animation has confirmed that CG Supervisor Max Bruce will be attending to present the session on the new CG animated feature Open Season, due out in Australian cinemas November 30. Also on the blockbuster program for this year’...

RUNE to Become First-Ever Feature Film Released Exclusively for Free iPod Video Download Simultaneous Download and DVD release

RUNE to Become First-Ever Feature Film Released Exclusively for Free iPod Video Download Simultaneous Download and DVD release October 10 Independent filmmakers of the new movie RUNE see video iPod as new world wide venue for independent feature films. RUNE to become first-ever feature film release exclusively for free iPod video download on October 10 from Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 14, 2006 -- As Strother Martin and Paul Newman both say in Cool Hand Luke “What we h...

BitTorrent to Distribute Duke City Shootout Films Online

BitTorrent, Inc., home to the world's leading peer-assisted file distribution platform, today announced its support for the 7th annual Duke City Shootout, the first international script-to-screen digital filmmaking competition. BitTorrent is collaborating with the Digital Filmmaking Institute (DFI), which oversees the Duke City Shootout week-long filmmaking festival, to deliver all of the digital shorts from the past six festivals. Beginning today, the shorts, 42 in total, will be available for ...

Fest21 New Features

List of new features implemented and planed Comment here to propose new features... For bugs, thanks to use the bug list. Future features - video upload We implemented it for our accounts and are helping the firsts beta test accounts to upload their videos. Soon, each member will have a free 500 MB video space (around one hour of video). Direct upload will be available from all kind of sources, from video files (Mpeg, Windows Media, Quicktime), webcam... New features implemented - simple chat...

Doc Point Helsinki Raises the curtain!

DocPoint raises the curtain today for five days of excellent documentary films. The opening film of the festival is Y in Vybord by Pia Andell, a fascinating story of an architect couple separated by the second world war. Andell used original correspondence and film material to create a glimpse into the personal side of history, as many Finnish families shared their experiences. Another premiere today is Miia Jonkkas Keijupuisto – Home of the Homeless, a peek into the lives of the residents at ...

The iPod Video Film Festival coming soon to your iPod

Coming soon to a small screen near you: The iPod Video Film Festival. The Flux ( announced today the opening of The Flux iPod Film Festival, an online film festival/competition of content formatted for the iPod.Visitors to the site can download the films for playback on their computers or iPod video, then vote for their favorite video. Prizes will be awarded in four categories: student film, indie film, family clip, and best music video."The iPod video has people yearning for fun,...

Which Plasma TV is right for you?

Which Plasma TV is right for you? Four 42-inch plasma HDTV's are reviewed for ease of setup, picture quality, and styling. Find out which one is best for your budget and your viewing habits. What is most important to you when you buy your Plasma TV? Read more from an article by Al Griffin from Sound & Vision....

Digital Days Festival in Santa Barbara

The 7th Annual Digital Days comes to the Marjorie Luke Theater in Santa Barbara, Saturday, February 26 and Sunday, February 27, 2005. Since 1998, the two-day festival has celebrated the cutting edge of digital filmmaking and technology. From the cameras used to make films, to the computers used to edit and distribute the finished product, Digital Days will again be screening spectacular Hi-Definition digital films, while award-winning professionals and filmmakers teach the tools. Come see why ...

John Waters keynotes at Digital Video Expo East

Acclaimed Director John Waters to Present Keynote Address at Digital Video Expo East CMP Media's Digital Video Group today announced that its 3rd annual Digital Video Expo East conference, exhibition, and video festival will feature a special keynote by acclaimed director John Waters, on Wednesday, July 14th at 1 p.m. Mr. Waters will share his perspectives on independent filmmaking during his keynote address, which is part of Digital Video Expo's renowned conference program, and focuses on HD, ...

Cannes Market screenings

Exhaustive listing of films screening at the Market (and at the Festival).Download the excel sheet (1450 screenings) from the following link.You may also visit the webcafé at the Palais Level 01 aisle 21 to download details for your PDA...

D - Media Festival set to explode

Digital Media Festival set to explode New sessions have been announced for the blockbuster Digital Media Festival Melbourne, to be held at the Melbourne Convention Centre from June 1-3, 2004. The event comprises three separate conference streams - the Australian Effects & Animation Festival, DVFest and Digital Imaging - along with a state-of-the-art technology exhibition.Sydney games developer Perception will outline the challenges of taking one of television's best-known science fiction series ...

Fest goes digital

54th Berlin International Film Festival goes digital Worldwide digitalization has also brought changes to the cinema. Not only are more and more films digitally processed but they are also digitally produced and projected. With the advancement of digital cinema, the Berlin International Film Festival has increasingly turned to using digital projection for its movies. Ten festival cinemas are now equipped with digital projectors. Whereas the Zoo-Palast went digital some time ago, the Berlin Inter...


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