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Monday, October 24th, 2011
4:59 pm
[newport_2]
2012 Newport Beach Film Festival Early Bird Deadline Oct. 28!
The Newport Beach Film Festival Early Bird Deadline isapproaching! Submit your film now to be part of the 2012 Newport Beach FilmFestival!




The 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festivalwill spotlight over 350 films from over 47 different countries, including feature lengthnarrative, documentary, short, animated and student films that will compete fora series of Jury, Festival Honors and Audience Awards.




In addition tofilm screenings, the Festival hosts premiere galas, an industry seminar series,spotlights, and question and answer sessions with filmmakers.



*Receivea discount when you submit through Withoutabox!



EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:

OCTOBER 28



FEATURES: $40

SHORTS: $35




The 2012 festival will run fromApril 26th to May 3rd, 2012


Visit www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com tosubmit


Follow us on Twitter! www.twitter.com/nbff
Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
5:31 pm
[newport_2]
2011 Newport Beach Film Festival TICKETS ON SALE!
Join us for the 12th annual Newport Beach Film Festival. Choose from over 400 films at this year's event running from April 28th to May 5th, 2011!

Visit www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com and click on Buy Tickets!
Wednesday, August 18th, 2010
12:23 pm
[newport_2]
2011 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS!
Celebrating its 12th year, the Newport Beach Film Festival announces its call for entries!

The 2011 Newport Beach Film Festival will spotlight over 300 films from around the world, including feature length narrative, documentary, short, animated and student films that will compete for a series of Jury, Festival Honors and Audience Awards.
In addition to film screenings, the Festival hosts premiere galas, an industry seminar series, and question and answer sessions with filmmakers.

The Newport Beach Film Festival was named one of the “25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by Movie Maker Magazine.

The Festival runs from April 28th to May 5th, 2011.

NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS.
ENTER YOUR FILM NOW AND SAVE!

*Receive a discount when you submit through Withoutabox!

www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com
Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
2:21 pm
[newport_2]
Final Call For Entries - 2010 Newport Beach Film Festival
The 2010 Newport Beach Film Festival will screen over 350 feature length and
short films. The 2010 NBFF will also host red carpet Opening and Closing
Night Gala Celebrations, International Spotlight events, an Action Sports
Film Series, an Environmental Film Series, a Family Film Series, a
Collegiate Showcase, a Youth Film Showcase and a free Seminar Series. Come
be a part of the 2010 Newport Beach Film Festival.



The FINAL deadline for film submissions to the 11th Annual Newport Beach
Film Festival is JANUARY 25, 2010.



Submit your film at
*www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com<http://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com/>
*


The Newport Beach Film Festival runs April 22-April 29, 2010!!
Wednesday, June 10th, 2009
10:45 am
[indiefilmpage]
Final Deadline approaches
Call for entries Coney Island Film Festival



indiefilmpage.com and Coney Island USA present the 9th annual Coney Island Film Festival October 2- 4, 2009 at Sideshows by the Seashore and The Coney Island Museum in the historic Brooklyn neighborhood Coney Island, New York!

Late Deadline July 3, 2009 (postmarked)
Extended late deadline July 10, 2009 (postmarked)

The Coney Island Film Festival is open to filmmmakers working in ALL GENRES, SUBJECTS AND FORMATS.

Coney Island Film Fest website, click here

Enter through Withoutabox.com, click here

Paper entry form, click here
Friday, April 17th, 2009
4:46 pm
[newport_2]
Tickets on Sale for 10th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival (April 23-30, 2009)

The 10th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival will kick off its eight-day run with the Opening Night screening of Lymelife on April 23 and close with the West Coast premiere of (500) Days of Summer on April 30. Following the red carpet screening of Lymelife, the Festival will host a grandiose Opening Night Gala at the Bloomingdale’s Courtyard in Fashion Island with culinary creations from over 20 Newport Beach area restaurants, a fashion show presented by Bloomingdale’s and Fashion Island and a special performance by Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity. The Festival will showcase more than 400 films from over 30 countries and will host nightly special events, including red carpet galas, post screening receptions, compelling conversations with filmmakers, international spotlights, industry seminars and retrospectives. Select highlights include an An Evening with Marc Shaiman, an Action Sports Film Series, a Family Film Series  and an Environmental Film Series. For more information and to purchase tickets go to www.newportbeachfilmfest.com.
Wednesday, April 1st, 2009
5:12 pm
[fartyfishy]
Tuesday, January 20th, 2009
2:51 pm
[newport_2]
FINAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR NBFF- JAN 30

The final submission deadline for the tenth annual Newport Beach Film Festival is January 30, 2009.

 

Be part of an amazing line-up of films – Don’t miss the opportunity to meet other filmmakers, industry professionals and distributors.

 

Entry Fees are:

Feature length: $75

Short: $60

Youth: $25

 

Festival dates are April 23-30, 2009

 

Check out some of the highlights from previous years at the Festival:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2iPH8M3Zuw

 

For more information and to submit to the Festival visit our website at: www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com

 

 

Thank you for your consideration of the Newport Beach Film Festival

 



Current Mood: busy
Sunday, December 21st, 2008
11:02 pm
[arisingstarlet]
Want to be in the Grammys!
Hey guys, I work at Filmaka and thought you would be interested in this new competition. Filmaka is funding all the productions and the winners could be shown in part during the Grammy Awards! We have several songs that we've already cleared the rights to, which are posted on the competition page. All you have to do is write a 2 to 5 page pitch telling us the story and look of what your music video would be like. If we select your pitch, we'll give you $7500 to produce and direct your music video. If you have an idea for a great script, but not much directing experience, we can pair you with an experienced director who will bring your pitch to life.

PITCHES ARE DUE BY MIDNIGHT ON JANUARY 2, 2009. Go to Filmaka.com and look for the box about the Lincoln Grammy competition for more information. I hope you'll decide to submit!


http://www.filmaka.com/
Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008
10:19 am
[dcshorts]
SUBMISSIONS OPEN for DC Shorts Film Festival 2009
Submissions are now open for the 2009 edition of the famed DC Shorts Film Festival! Visit the updated web site at http://dcshorts.com

DC Shorts turns the spotlight on truly independent short films, created by new and established filmmakers in an era when the art of filmmaking is opening to all. We select films from every genre for our competition screenings — with a special focus on films created by metropolitan Washington, DC-based directors and writers. After each screening, filmmakers have the opportunity to speak to the audience as part of a moderated panel.

In 2008, DC Shorts reviewed more than 750 entries from around the globe. We selected 103 short films for screenings at 8 showcases during the competition weekend of September 11-14, 2008, with each show featuring an average of ten short films. Since a major focus of the event is the inclusion of filmmakers, many of the films were represented by the more than 108 filmmakers in attendance from 8 countries. More than 2,600 people attended the screenings.

DC Shorts gives ALL ENTIRES feedback -- a point which impressed MovieMaker Magazine to name us as "one of 20 festivals worth an entry fee," AND as "one of the leading film festivals" in the country.

THE EARLYBIRD DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 15, 2009.  Submission fees go up after that date -- so enter now and save!

I look forward to seeing your new works!

- Jon Gann
 Festival Director



PS: If you have a film of Asian or European interest, check out the new EuroAsia Shorts Film Festival at http://euroasiashorts.com  Low fees, unique themes, and screenings at embassies and cultural centers throughout Washington DC.
Wednesday, October 8th, 2008
4:08 pm
[newport_2]
2009 Newport Beach Film Festival Call for Submissions

The Newport Beach Film Festival will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with an action-packed line up of independent and studio films from around the globe.  From premieres of contemporary cinema, to live fashion shows, and tastes of Newport Beach’s finest culinary creations, we offer filmmakers the ultimate Festival experience.

 

The Festival will feature nightly special events including:  red carpet galas, filmmaker receptions, compelling filmmaker Q & A sessions, international spotlights, industry seminars and retrospectives. In addition, the Festival hosts numerous opportunities to connect with enthusiastic new audiences, fellow filmmakers, film industry professionals and the media in a beautiful seaside location in Orange County, California (only 55 miles south of Hollywood).  

 

Scheduled to take place from April 23-30, 2009, the Festival will screen over 350 films, including feature-length narrative, documentary, short, animated and student films.  Films will screen at the historic Regency Lido Theater, the Big Newport and Edwards Island Cinemas in Fashion Island.

 

 The Newport Beach Film Festival is currently accepting film submissions in all genres and categories from professional and student filmmakers from around the world.  Please submit your film, through the following link www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com

 

Saturday, October 4th, 2008
6:50 pm
[fartyfishy]
Last chance to partake in this weekend's events:

Project Twenty1
Not Just A Film Festival
October 4 & 5, 2008

Screenings located at:
International House Theater
3701 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104



-Watch Philadelphia Film-A-Thon feature films compete for international distribution by Polychrome Pictures through Warner Brothers Worldwide Home video!

-Witness the World Premiere of 30 international shorts, all made during this summer's 21-Day Filmmaking Competition! The winning short will be offered distribution alongside the winning Philadelphia Film-A-Thon feature!

-Attend our Networking After-Parties (and VIP after-after parties!) to meet filmmakers, animators, producers, investors, musicians, actors, writers, and industry professionals!

-BRING BUSINESS CARDS/HEADSHOTS/DEMO REELS!

For venues, schedule & ticket information, visit www.ProjectTwenty1.com



Wednesday, September 24th, 2008
7:25 pm
[indiefilmpage]
8th Annual Coney Island Film Festival

Online advance tickets now onsale! We strongly advise advance ticket purchase to avoid sellouts! We do not charge an extra service charge for advance tickets.

8th Annual Coney Island Film Festival, September 26-28, 2008

Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY -- The 8th annual installment of the Coney Island Film Festival hits the shores of Coney Island from Friday, September 26th through Sunday, September 28th. This year's festival features one hundred twenty five films from around the world; a stunning array of high and low-brow fare, as diverse as the neighborhood it represents. Subjects range from the profound to the profane, showcasing the independent spirit and irreverent nature of the one and only Coney Island.

This year's centerpiece film is Peter LiPera's, Save Coney Island. Working with a small crew for over a year, director/cinematographer Peter LiPera paints an intimate portrait of Coney Island's first annual last season. SAVE CONEY ISLAND shows a group of boardwalk friends' journey over the course of a year as they try to preserve what they can within the ever-changing, ever-fading, atmosphere of Coney Island.

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Thursday, June 26th, 2008
1:49 pm
[fartyfishy]
x-posted to filmmakers

Anyone ever get coupon codes from film festivals? I know WithoutaBox offers discounts to members, but is it worth the subscription fee?

Do film festivals ever e-mail you coupon codes? I have two:

Project Twenty1 21-Day Filmmaking Competition: $25 off Team signup with coupon code SPACE08

Philadelphia Film-A-Thon Call for Entries: Half-off submission fee with coupon code HALF

I know the Ottawa Animation Festival is FREE to submit but it's closed at the moment :( 

What's your favorite film/animation fest "off the beaten track" (i.e., not Cannes, too much competition!). 

I think the Iris Film Festival is a good one - small town in PA, friendly people. I screened there two years ago and EVERYONE in town came out! SO cute!  
Monday, June 23rd, 2008
11:28 pm
[indiefilmpage]
Call for entries Coney Island Film Festival



indiefilmpage.com and Coney Island USA present the 8th annual Coney Island Film Festival September 26- 28, 2008 at Sideshows by the Seashore and The Coney Island Museum in the historic Brooklyn neighborhood Coney Island, New York!

Late deadline June 25th, 2008 (postmarked)
Extended late deadline July 3rd, 2008 (postmarked)

The Coney Island Film Festival is open to filmmmakers working in ALL GENRES, SUBJECTS AND FORMATS.

Coney Island Film Fest website, click here

Enter through Withoutabox.com, click here

Paper entry form, click here
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008
3:25 pm
[modmoviegirl]
DC Shorts Film Festival - FINAL Deadline approaching!
Attention all Filmmakers and Writers,

This is a reminder that the final deadline for submissions for the 2008 DC SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL is fast approaching -- May 1 -- that's right, in a week!

Register your SHORT FILM or SCREENPLAY today by clicking http://dcshorts.com/submissions  The registration fee is $40 ($35 for students)

All entries will receive feedback and comments from the judges -- that's worth the price of entry alone!  And those selected will play in one of the fastest-growing and "most important" short film festivals -- as reported by "MovieMaker Magazine"

So, get in before it's too late.  http://dcshorts.com/submissions
Friday, March 28th, 2008
12:16 pm
[modmoviegirl]
DC Shorts Film Festival - Regular Deadline approaching!
Hey guys, I’m here to remind you that the deadline is fast approaching for the DC Shorts Film Festival! In fact, it’s just over two weeks away –April 15th!

What is the DC Shorts Film Festival, you may ask? The DC Shorts Film Competitions spotlight truly independent short films (under 20 minutes) in every genre, created by new and established filmmakers. There are many categories to enter — lots of cash prizes and limited distribution deals to win!

Don’t forget about the Screenwriting Competition going on as well. The DC Shorts Screenplay Competition for scripts under 15 pages. Finalists will be performed in front of a live audience to compete for a $2,000 cash award and a guaranteed slot in DC Shorts 2009.

Mail films and materials to:

DC Shorts Film Festival
1317 F Street, NW, Suite 920
Washington, DC 20004
USA
Monday, January 28th, 2008
12:00 pm
[modmoviegirl]
Now Accepting Submissions - 2008 DC Shorts Film Festival
Submissions Now Open!!!

2008 Competitions:

    * DC Shorts Film Competitions spotlight truly independent short films (under 20 minutes) in every genre, created by new and established filmmakers. Many categories to enter — lots of cash prizes and limited distribution deals to win!.
    * DC Shorts Screenplay Competition for scripts under 15 pages. Finalists will be performed in front of a live audience to compete for a $2,000 cash award and a guaranteed slot in DC Shorts 2009!

MovieMaker Magazine calls DC Shorts “one of the nation’s leading short film festivals.” Filmmakers enjoy fabulous parties, city tours, and are provided with housing, meals and transportation. But most importantly, they enjoy the opportunity to meet and learn from other filmmakers — an experience that comes from the premier showcase dedicated to short films and the people who make them.

In 2007, DC Shorts reviewed more than 500 entries from around the globe. We selected 89 short films for screenings at 8 showcase, with each show featuring an average of ten short films. Since a major focus of the event is the inclusion of filmmakers, many of the films were represented by the more than 100 filmmakers in attendance.

For more information, please visit our page here.
 
AND

Best of the Fest!
 
Two different shows, One Great Night

Friday, February 8, 7:00pm and 9:30pm and Saturday, February 9, 7:00pm and 9:30pm
Goethe-Institut of Washington, 812 7th Street NW (Metro: Gallery Place)

$10 per show, $15 for the evening. Tickets available here or at the door (cash only).

See selections from the Best of DC Shorts 2007! Many of these films have gone on to play festivals, theaters and television broadcasts around the globe. See movie list and descriptions here.
Friday, November 16th, 2007
3:15 pm
[bostonista]
archival footage clearance issue
Hi all,

I'm a documentary filmmaker (first-time) and have some footage filmed by a friend of mine many years ago, which I hope to incorporate into my doc.

Question: What are the clearance rules for this? Specifically, if a person's face is used for a couple of seconds, no speaking, do I need to clear the use of their image?

Thanks for any help you can provide. If this post does not fall within the rules of this community, please feel free to redirect me.
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