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KahBang Film Festival

The KahBang Film Festival is one portion of the KahBang Music-Art-Film Festival, happening this August 5th - 13th 2011, in downtown Bangor, Maine. KahBang is not just another festival. It is a brand. A brand built around discovering "the next big thing" in the arts and entertainment worlds.


The KahBang Film Festival is 9 days of films that we think are cool. Some are cool for different reasons, others are cool for the same reasons, while still others are both at the same time. If it makes us laugh, if it makes us think, if someone blackmailed us to screen it, we share it with you. If you don't like it, we'll give you a refund (please note: The KahBang Festival does not offer refunds).

At the end of the day, we love films, we love filmmakers with vision, and we love Milk Duds. Our festival pays tribute to the iconic artists, the emerging auteur and even the epic fail. We hope you will join us this August and discover "cool" the way it was meant to be enjoyed.
 

PEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Early Deadline: March 8th 2011  ....  

Regular Deadline: April 8th 2011 ....

Late Deadline: May 8th 2011 ....

Withoutabox Extended: June 8th 2011 ....

Gen-Next
Gen-Next (Narrative and Documentary Features) A selection of feature films, directed by new emerging filmmakers, who are turning heads in the independent film community. Most of them don't have agents, but they can make a Chai Latte with soy milk in under three minutes.

New Filmmakers with debuting feature projects (Narrative/Documentary/Experimental) are encouraged to submit their films for consideration. Our Gen-Next category represents a selection of feature films, directed by new filmmakers, which are the next big thing in independent cinema.
LMFAO
The best new Comedic feature films from a group of filmmakers you’ve never heard of.

Todd Phillips, Judd Apatow, Adam McKay and many other iconic, comedic filmmakers have never submitted films to this category.
iFilms
Finally, we have a category devoted solely to a new kind of experimental filmmaking, using only the iPhone4, which we call “iFilmz”.
Music Docs
The newest Music related documentaries on the scene in 2011.
Short Cuts
The Best Short Films of 2010. Quick, brief, and to the point.
MaineStream
A "Best of the Best 2011" collection of Narrative Features, Feature Documentaries, and Shorts made in our home state of Maine, by Maine Filmmakers.

Submit now to Withoutabox! https://www.withoutabox.com/03film/03t_fin/03t_fin_fest_01over.php?festival_id=8743

 

 

KahBang Film Festival 2011 Open For Submission - Focus on Emerging Talent

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We are pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual KahBang Film Festival will be held August 5th to August 13th, 2011, as part of the KahBang: Music | Art | Film Festival, in Bangor Maine, and is now open for submission. Last years festival highlighted some of the most entertaining musicians and filmmakers of 2010. Our music lineup boasted the insanely talented "Bad Rabbits", "Free Energy", "OKGo" and the latest hip hop sensation "B.o.B".The KahBang Film Festi...

Lovers in Kiev

Director: Ilya Vlasov, Nataliya Klimenko, Valeriy Bebko, Denis Gamzinov, Artem Semakin, Olga Gibelinda, Taras Tkachenko, Oleg Borshchevkiy.
http://loversinkiev.com/en/stories

Ovation TV's Short Film Contest - now accepting submissions!

The Ovation TV Short Film Contest  - sponsored by Poppt - is now accepting submissions! Submission informationWe’ll be accepting submissions from March 7 to May 13.  To learn how to submit your film, please go to www.ovationtv.com/events/filmcontest. Films must be under 20 minutes. Submission categories are drama, comedy, animation and documentary. PrizesOne film will be selected as the winner for each of the following categories: Top Film, Viewers Choice, Best of Comedy, Best of Drama, Best of Animation, and Best of Documentary. The Top Film winner will have his or her film aired on the Ovation television network and receive a two (2) night trip to Los Angeles, CA for a screening of his or her film at LACMA, a meeting with an entertainment executive and Adobe production software. The Viewers' Choice, Best of Comedy, Best of Drama, Best of Animation, and Best of Documentary winners will have their films screened at LACMA and receive Adobe production software. JudgesFilms will be judged by Kevin Iwashina (Managing Partner, Preferred Content), Lucy Stille (Agent, Paradigm Agency), Charles Segars (Ovation CEO & Producer National Treasure franchise) and Owen Egerton (writer, director) among others.

TIFF - The Iñigo Film Festival

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THE INIGO FILM FESTIVAL (TIFF), is an international celebration of films on topics of faith and spirituality, taking place in rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

TIFF showcases short films made by filmmakers under age 35, covering a wide variety of interpretations on Festival's theme: "City of God." The Festival seeks filmmakers who successfully integrate their religious, spiritual, and social themes with the resources of film as a modern artistic medium.

Organized by the Catholic Church, World Youth Day is attended by millions looking to build bridges between continents, peoples and cultures. As such, accepted
TIFF films screen in front of what may likely be their largest international audience, guaranteeing tremendous exposure. Winning filmmakers will receive transportation to attend the Festival, and the opportunity to promote their films in person. TIFF will be honoring Festival winners with awards and cash prizes totaling 5000 (EUR).

MISSION AND OBJECTIVE

The mission of The Inigo Film Festival (TIFF) is summed up by a quote from John Paul II:

"The cinema enjoys a wealth of languages, a multiplicity of styles and a variety of narrative forms that are truly great: from realism to fable, from history to science fiction, from adventure to tragedy, from comedy to news, from animated cartoon to documentary. It thus offers an incomparable storehouse of expressive means for portraying the various areas in which the human being finds himself and for interpreting his inescapable calling to the beautiful, the universal and the absolute."

MORE ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

TIFF films can explore spirituality, the experiences of today's youth, the presence or absence of God in our modern secularized world, or the twin
dimensions of faith and justice. The maximum running time for TIFF films is 20 minutes.

In addition to cash prizes, the Festival will be presenting an Audience Award, and “The Fidel Goetz Emerging Film Maker Award” recognizing the best film by
young film makers who do not have access to professional equipment.

If your film fits the festival, don't miss this chance to take your spiritual, illuminating, or religious film to Madrid...submit to The Inigo Film Festival today! www.tiffestival.org

The 5th Annual 2 Minute 2 Step Short Film Challenge

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For the 5th year in a row we will again feature the highly successful 2‐MINUTE, 2‐STEP SHORT FILM CHALLENGE (scripts submitted from all over the world, DWF picks 8 teams ‐ writer, director, actors, producer and editor ‐ who then produce a 2‐minute short in four hours). Using Canon HD technology and pure filmmaking perseverance, the 8 films are shot, edited ‐ often in the theatre lobby as patrons watch ‐ and screened prior to competition features each night at the festival. ...

Inconnu Festival 2011

Inconnu Festival 2013, PARIS, FRANCE


 Dear filmmakers and cinema lovers,

It is with great pleasure that we announce the opening of the tenth edition of our famous Inconnu Festival, an international short film festival that takes place every year in Paris, France.

The tree day festival will take place in spring 2013 in a prestigious Parisian cinema. We will project a series of 30 carefully selected short films. There are three prizes to be won at the end of the festival: a public’s award, an award for the team’s favorite film and an award from our very own jury of professionals.

Here are our entry requirements:

Deadline is on the 8th of March 2013
Length: Between 7 seconds to 20 minutes
Subscription is free!
If the film is in a foreign language, don’t forget to add subtitles.

To compete, please fill up and send theinscription form with a DVD copy of your film to this address:


Association Cinésept , L'Inconnu Festival
Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7
UFR LAC Case 7010
16 rue Marguerite Duras
75205 Paris CEDEX France
You can also submit your movie on the internet, please visit our website http://www.inconnufestival.frfor further information.
Looking forward to hearing from you!
 

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THE INCONNU FESTIVAL - 2011 CALL FOR FILMS   Directors! If you are looking for an audience to discover your talents, send your work to The Inconnu Festival! The 8th edition of our short-film festival will be held from the 27-30 April 2011 in Paris! Films must be between 5-25 minutes in length, but as for the rest, surprise us! If your film is i...

CONTRAVISION INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

19 years of contravision film festival
1993 - 2011

contravision - a film festival for those who not only want to passively watch films but want to make films themselves. underground films, independent and inventive, versatile, insubordinate, funny or melancholy, low budget or no budget but with great ambition. contravision doesn’t see itself solely as a competition but aims at increasing media awareness among both the filmmakers and the audience.

at contravision, the audience and not a jury of professionals is asked to chose the winners of the festival. we want to present the audience with highlights of creative film making by unknown directors and future stars with a focus on original ideas and imaginative realisation instead of technical sophistication.

the purpose is to refocus the publics attention on independent short films that are produced off the beaten track of mainstream cinema and therefore are often excluded from the commercial cinema circuits.

19 years of contravision film festival
1993 - 2011

contravision - a film festival for those who not only want to passively watch films but want to make films themselves. underground films, independent and inventive, versatile, insubordinate, funny or melancholy, low budget or no budget but with great ambition. contravision doesn’t see itself solely as a competition but aims at increasing media awareness among both the filmmakers and the audience.

at contravision, the audience and not a jury of professionals is asked to chose the winners of the festival. we want to present the audience with highlights of creative film making by unknown directors and future stars with a focus on original ideas and imaginative realisation instead of technical sophistication.

the purpose is to refocus the publics attention on independent short films that are produced off the beaten track of mainstream cinema and therefore are often excluded from the commercial cinema circuits.

DEADLINE FOR FILM SUBMISSIONS: MARCH 31, 2011

visions contra total television.
your film: no limitation as to subject or genre. not longer than 30 minutes.
all nominated films take part in the competition. the seven winners of the contravision awards are elected by the audience.

submission form: http://www.contravision.de
no entry fee, online form and film upload instead.
festival: september 9-10 & 16-18, 2011 in the zeiss grossplanetarium in berlin.

contravisionary regards
robin bodenhaupt - festival director

19. internationales filmfestival contravision
contra medienwerkstatt e.v.
bülowstrasse 90
10783 berlin / germany
tel: ++49 (0)30 257 984 10
fax: ++49 (0)30 257 984 43
e-mail: filmfestival@contravision.de
http://www.contravision.de

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Animator\2011 - CALL FOR ENTRIES!!!

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ANIMATOR \ 2011, 4th International Animated Film Festival Poznan 15 - 21 July 2011You can now submit your films for the 4th edition of the International Animated Film Competition with a GRAND PRIX of 60 000 PLN /ca. 14.000 Euros/!The entry form and regulations can be downloaded from www.animator-festival.com...

CanToo Film Festival

CanToo Film Festival is accepting films with great moral stories. Films screened at the festival are "Indie Cliche" free. Just make sure your film fits the guidelines on content.

Films will be screened in the USA at the Starlight Open Air Theater as well as locations in Europe.

The movies are judged by jury members including North America, South America, and Europe.

One Minute Film & Video Festival Aarau, Switzerland

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The One Minute Film & Video Festival Aarau (Switzerland) is open to shortfilms up to 60 Seconds! You can submit Films in 4 Categories: - Fiction/Documentary - Animation - Art/Experimental - Youth/U20 The films can be sent online! Our deadline is May 31th. 2011 For further informations visit our website: http://www.oneminute.ch One Minute Film & Video Festival Aarau P.o.Box 2761 CH-5000 Aarau Switzerland http://www.oneminute.ch ...

THESS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

The 05 TISFF 2011 commits itself to being even more impressive than the previous
festival, described in short below.

TISFF is happy to report that two
of its shorts are now nominees for the 2011 Oscars, NA WEWE and
MADAGASCAR, and most of its films have already received many
awards in festivals all over the world. Our standards are high, and we
are indeed selecting high cinematic quality and cutting-edge films.

The 4th THESS
INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM of Thessaloniki raised once again the level of
quality short film cinema presenting impressive short films from all
over the world. From the 388 fillms of 28 countries submitted, 134 were
selected, and these were continuously applauded by the cinephiles
attending the festival.

In addition to the exceptional individual
submissions like NA WEWE, BUTTERFLY CIRCUS, BANQUET UNDER WATER, ONA, AND ME FOR
MYSELF, VOYAGE AUTOUR DE MA CHAMBRE, VAHETUS, FLAT LOVE and many more
award-winning films (Oscar, Cezar, etc.) , TISFF also presented special
screenings dedicated to BRUSSELS FILM FESTIVAL, uniFRANCE, SEXY
INTERNATIONAL PARIS FILM FESTIVAL, ATHENS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM
FESTIVAL PSAROKOKALO, KIMUAK, ENCOUNTERS and MADRID en CORTO/MAILUKI.

2010 CINEMATIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS / international

BANQUET UNDER
WATER
Babak Amini IRAN

BUTTERFLY CIRCUS
Josh Weigel USA

DONDE
ESTA KIM BASINGER?
Edouard Deluc FRANCE

MOMENTOS
Nuno
Rocha PORTUGAL

NA WEWE
Ivan Goldschmidt BELGIUM

ONA
Pau
Camarasa SPAIN

OYAN
Ismaeel Monsef IRAN

SUNSET FROM
A ROOFTOP
Marinus Groothof HOLLAND

TULUM / PARTY
Dalibor
Matanic CROATIA

UNE PUTE & UN POUSSIN
Clement Michel
FRANCE

VAHETUS / SHIFT
Anu Aun ESTONIA

VOYAGE AUTOUR
DE MA CHAMBRE
Olivier Smolders BELGIUM

2010 CINEMATIC ACHIEVEMENT
AWARDS / greek

AND ME FOR MYSELF
Georgis Grigorakis

DAY
OUT
Nikos Apostolopoulos / Katerina Gerothanasi

DOUBLE FAULT
Elina
Fessa

DOZA
Erion Kovaci

MESECINA
Sofia Exarchou

Mr.
P
Giorgos Teltzidis

OBLIVION
Gabriel Tzafkas

ONE
NIGHT TOGETHER
Eleftheria Astrinaki

REVERSE
Giorgis
Grigorakis

STARFISH
Katerina Gkioulmichalaki

STIFF a
little love story
Chris Pitharas

THE DOG
Nikos Labot

TWO
TIMES NOW
Mihalis Konstantatos

 

Calgary Underground Film Festival

Founded in 2003, CUFF is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to programming films that defy convention. Through the screening of contemporary works in various categories that include: feature, documentary, animation, short, and experimental - we bring Calgarians a unique roster of films rarely seen in North American theatres.

We actively look to showcase titles in all genres, from horror, sci-fi and fantasy to comedies, thrillers and music-related films. In addition to finding great films we are committed to introducing you to the people behind the lens, by showcasing local and international indie filmmakers. We are proud to contribute to Calgary's thriving arts community and are thrilled to bring innovative and challenging selections to all film enthusiasts.

Join CUFF on Twitter and Facebook, or visit www.calgaryundergroundfilm.org for more underground film action!

NewFilmmakers

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      Submit to NewFilmmakers New York     There’s no stubbornness quite like New York City’s. Like resilient film repertory houses throughout the city, Anthology still stands. In fact, attendance at Anthology has gone up by 35 percent in the past two years—years ...

Official Selections Announced for Love Your Shorts Film Festival

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The inaugural Love Your Shorts Film Festival in Sanford announced its official selections January 5th.  Sixty-three short films were selected from 225 films submitted from filmmakers around the world.   The three-day event will take place February 11-13, 2011 at the Greater Sanford Regional Chamber of Commerce which used to be USO headquarters fro dances and parties from 1943 to 1968.   The films chosen for the event have been grouped into categories and will ...

New Media Film Festival - Los Angeles May 2011

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New Media Film Festival Announces New Categories for 2011 Digital Comics, Music Videos & LGBT The New Media Film Festival has opened the categories for their 2011 Festival to include Music Videos, Digital Comics and LGBT. The Festival is also expanding the call for sponsorships to include technology and entertainment organizations. New Media Film Festival Los Angeles May 2011FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPRLog (Press Release) – Jan 04, 2011 – The New Media Film Festival announced to...

Submit to a short film festival in Iceland

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Check it the Northern Wave International Short film festival at www.nothernwavefestival.com ...

Deadline coming up for an Icelandic film festival

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Send your film to the Northern Wave International film festival in Iceland. The deadline for all shorts is the 1st of January.  An 80.000 krónur award for the best international short film. Check out the entry form on www.northernwavefestival.com ...

Deadline extended. Send your film to Iceland

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The deadline for the Northern Wave International Film Festival has been extended until the 1st. of January 2011. Check out the entry form on northernwavefestival.com ...
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