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We’re pleased to announce that applications are now open for Raindance's groundbreaking postgraduate filmmaking degree.
CIDA Film Cafe - Pecha Kucha night
Sunday 1st July 2012, 7pm-9pm
The Cube, Studio 5, 155 Commercial Street, London, E1 6BJ
Chair: Wade A. Jacks, Buffalo san Films
With technology getting cheaper and HD footage within the reach of most, what’s stopping you from being the next Ramin Bahrani or Hype Williams?
A facilitated discussion and presentation in a Pecha Kucha style [20 slides shown for 20 seconds] about guerrilla filmmaking, whatever your discipline.
This summer, in partnership with TiVo, the International Movie Trailer Festival is running its first smartphone competition: "Lights! Cameraphone! Action!"
The challenge: Use a cameraphone to shoot a trailer for a movie in the dream stage. Any genre is acceptable including fiction, documentary, and web series. The trailers must be no longer than 2 minutes. Editing can be done using a computer.
There is no fee for early bird entries. The deadline is September 30.
LinksWeaver is a new service soon to be launched by LogicWard. Its aim is to help ideas and projects come to life by allowing users to search for and interact with other creative people from any background. No matter what a person’s creative skills might be, from musician to filmmaking, LinksWeaver can put them in touch with others who share their passion. LinksWeaver will launch soon, but you can sign up to the newsletter now, to receive more information on the service and when you can begin using it Visit http://www.linksweaver.com
Colchester Film Festival is an international short film festival dedicated to featuring the best short films from the UK and around the world. Alongside the films we feature a selection of film related workshops, master classes and panel discussion from industry professionals.
The 2012 festival will take place from the 5th to the 7th October at Firstsite Arts Gallery in Colchester, Essex.
Submission is FREE and open to all ages, guidelines for which can be found on our website, deadline for entries is 31st July 2012.
Encounters is one of the best-known showcases and networking events for emerging film talent, providing filmmakers and animators with an amazing platform for their work as well as the chance to rub shoulders with industry professionals in a dynamic, fun and informal setting.
The NZ Mountain Film Festival are inviting film makers from around the globe to take some raw film footage (about 30 minutes) from a professionally filmed “carbon free” adventure and turn it into a 3 minute film for judging and screening.
We will be hosting our International Film and Music Festival Summit in Austin, Texas December 2-4th, 2012 at the Hyatt. To register for the conference, please visit http://filmfestivalsummit.com/iffsreg.html
Executives from over 300 music and film festival professionals and industry leaders, including members of Sundance, Moscow, Tribea, SXSW, AFI and Seattle Film Festival will be there to share ideas about innovations in:
Ed Fornieles is looking for assistants in producing a new TV program for the BBC in association with the Serpentine gallery. The film will document a network of fictional characters who will live and work in London over the next four months.
The Network will be recorded using two devices: