The Festival is now accepting
submissions its next edition which will take place at the end of April
The Cambridge International Super 8 Film Festival, a unique short film festival, is looking for
innovative and exciting films (shot on Super 8 or Single 8) from across
the globe of any genre.
Online submission for the 2009 festival are now open, as usual no entry fees !! For more info www.cambridge-super8.org
From the LFF press release:
BENICIO DEL TORO SCREEN TALK IS ANNOUNCED
AND MORE TICKETS GO ON SALE FOR THE LONDON FILM FESTIVAL
Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival is delighted to announce an
addition to the 2008 programme, as a new wave of tickets go on sale.
Benicio Del Toro will participate in a
Tiscali Screen Talk on Friday 24 October.
Multi award-winning actor Benicio
Del Toro discusses his film career and gives us an insight into his
astounding performance in our Tiscali Gala film CHE (Part 1 & Part 2).
Shorts have announced the line-up for their new world festival,
‘Fresh'. Now in its fifth year, the largest short film festival in the
UK, Future Shorts will host screenings across over 30 cinemas and
venues across the UK and 35 countries worldwide every quarter from
October 2008. From November (7th - 26th) they will be supporting the
Guillemots live tour, where the band will be exclusively rescoring a
selection of Future Shorts films - beautifully fusing film and music in sixteen of the UK's most intriguing alternative venues.
The short film festival will premier to inmates at Wandsworth Prison on 11th
October and includes a unique and exclusive collection of short films
including Wes Anderson's charming and comical ‘Hotel Chevalier'
starring Natalie Portman, a special preview of the Cinematic
Orchestra's ‘To Build A Home', music videos from Gnarls Barkley, a
secret film from Future Short's new DVD title ‘Adventures in Short
Film' and Australian festival hit ‘I love Sarah Jane'.
From Variety :
"The stormy skies cleared just in time for the launch of the 16th
edition of the Raindance Film Festival, held Wednesday in London’s West
Opening the fest, which celebrates international and Brit indie cinema, was Clark Gregg’s debut film “Choke,” starring Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston and Kelly Macdonald.
“Tonight proved, once again, that despite rumors to the contrary, independent cinema is alive and well,” said fest director Elliot Grove to a packed house at the Cineworld Trocadero, adding that “we could have sold out tonight’s event three times over.”"
Download Catalogue | Elliot Grove FAQs | Festival website | the trailer | Programme overview runs below.
From the LFF press release:
Times BFI 52nd London Film Festival is delighted to announce two
additions to the 2008 programme in advance of public booking opening this
The UK premiere of Spike Lee’s
MIRACLE AT ST ANNA will screen on Thursday
16 and Friday 17 October.
The UK premiere of Jesús Ponce’s
DAYS (Dejate caer) will screen on Thursday 16 and Saturday 18 October.
Salisbury International Arts Festival
(22 May - 07 June 2009) is a multidiscipline Arts Festival with a strong programme of film
screenings and associated talks, Q&A's, introductions and workshops.
This year the Festival will focus on the following:
Geographic Focus: India.
Artistic Focus: Devotion / Spirituality.
Environmental Focus: Water.
invite you to submit feature's, documentaries and shorts that relate to
one or more of these themes. All screenings will be from DVD and
entries must be on DVD or a computer playable digital format. We
are particularly interested hearing from directors, producers, actors,
cinematographers etc who will be able to attended the screening of
their film and talk about their work.
From the LFF's official press release:
to the Pixel;The Digital Distribution and Film Innovation Forum in partnership with The Times BFI London Film Festival
returns for three days from 22-24 October at BFI Southbank and The Royal
Society for Arts. In addition to a cutting-edge conference with expert
speakers, the three-day event will launch both a ground-breaking Project
Forum and the first phase of an ongoing Think Tank for invited
experts who will brainstorm future models of independent film and media.
From the official Berlinale press release:
Talent Campus #7,
February 7 – 12, 2009
application deadline for the Berlinale
Talent Campus is October 8, 2008. Producers, directors, actors,
cinematographers, screenwriters, editors, production designers, film music
composers, sound designers, film journalists and visual artists from all over
the world are invited to apply online through the Campus website, www.berlinale-talentcampus.de.