Guillermo Del Toro joins guest list of Fangoria fest in NYC

Fangoria announced today that superstar director/producer/writer Guillermo Del Toro has joined the guest list headlining the upcoming Fangoria Weekend Of Horrors, which is slashing its way back into New York City on June 5 to 7, 2009 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Guillermo’s incredible work includes directing Hellboy I & II, Pan’s Labyrinth, Blade …
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21-Day Filmmaking Competition 2009

The 21-Day Filmmaking Competition gives teams of filmmakers and animators from around the globe, the chance to make short films and animations (up to 10 minutes long) in just 21 days, and provides a guaranteed theatrical screening at the Project Twenty1 Film Festival, and worldwide promotion after the festival ends. For 2009, the competition begins …
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Migrating Forms – Festival of Film and Video 2009

Migrating Forms – Festival of Film and Video supports and exhibits underground film and video, focusing on filmmakers working to re-contextualize established practices and to foster new forms of media art. Migrating Forms will take the mission of NYUFF into the future. Migrating Forms seeks to showcase the most innovative films and videos across genres, …
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deadCenter Film Festival 2009

The mission of the deadCENTER Film Festival is to promote independent film arts. The Festival envisions a thriving, interactive global film community, and provides a competitive platform for independent filmmakers and a dynamic educational forum to that end. dCFF proactively generates buzz for accepted films through press-only screenings, and national and local media coverage at …
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Seattle True Independent Film Festival 2009

The Seattle True Independent Film Festival is committed to showcasing and furthering the work of the best independent voices in filmmaking. Uniquely described by film critic Andrew Wright as being “like a belch in church,” STIFF is a haven for independent film. Founded for filmmakers, by filmmakers, STIFF injects as much fairness into the selection …
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Los Angeles Film Festival 2009

The Los Angeles Film Festival is a program of Film Independent, a non-profit film organization that provides year-round support for the indie film community and over 6,000 members. Mentor programs, filmmaker labs, and equipment training help filmmakers master the art and craft of filmmaking. Film Independent also presents the Spirit Awards, the premier awards event …
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Oxford International Film Festival 2009

The Oxford International Film Festival’s focus is on the “LIVE Experience.” OIFF strongly believes that the film festival experience should mean more than just going to your average theater to watch a movie, whether you’re an audience member, a filmmaker, or an industry professional. In just the past few years, films like Bruce McDonald’s THE …
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Skip City International D-Cinema Festival 2009

The aim of SKIP CITY is to promote this rapidly evolving visual art industry, but with digital as a key word. The SKIP CITY facility itself features an HD studio, an audio-visual hall, HD editing rooms and MA rooms, and everything from shooting to screening digital cinema is possible. One of the more generous film …
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CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival 2009

Now in its 15th year, WSFF was founded by a short filmmaker who recognized a need to celebrate the vision, creativity, and craft of short film. In 2000, Norman Jewison’s advanced training institution for cinema artists, the Canadian Film Center (CFC) acquired the Festival. Since then, it has become one of the world’s pre-eminent events …
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Hoboken International Film Festival 2009

The Hoboken International Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing and promoting fine non-studio films, TV pilots, and screenplays from filmmakers throughout the United States and internationally. A testament to the Festival’s savvy programming, numerous HIFF selections have gone on to receive distribution deals, including POSTAL, GET THRASHED, 1968 TUNNEL RATS, SELF MEDICATED, HANK AND MIKE, …
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Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival 2009

The Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival was founded to showcase diverse film and video projects that educate and enlighten its audiences on issues of profound political, social, psychological, economic and religious meaning; to portray positive relationships and morals through both individual and family values, and offer hope, encouragement and inspiration towards the betterment of society. …
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Santa Cruz Film Festival 2009

The Santa Cruz Film Festival has dedicated itself to supporting the artists of today and the filmmakers of tomorrow, offering unique venues for filmmakers to present their individual brand of independent storytelling to a growing and enthusiastic audience. In keeping with its reputation as a celebration of independent-minded filmmakers, SCFF recently announced a merger with …
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GI Film Festival 2009

The mission of the GI Film Festival is to honor American GIs through the medium of film. The Festival showcases indie films with military-related storylines or characters, or films exploring the general worldwide struggle for liberty and democracy. Media coverage of participating films has been extensive and impressive, from Variety to The Washington Post to …
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Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers 2009-2010

Southern Circuit is the nation’s only regional tour of independent filmmakers, providing communities with an interactive way to engage and experience independent film. The tour utilizes an intimate context to connect audiences with filmmakers and engage with films they might not otherwise have the opportunity to see. In addition to traveling and speaking to audiences …
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Globians Docs Fest Berlin World & Culture Documentary Film Festival 2009

Globians Film Festival is an annual international documentary film festival focusing on world cultures, subcultures, religions, traditional cultures, regional cultures, cultural worlds, rural life, urban issues, the environment, the globalization process, human technology, the frontier, wild life, nature, future, spirit. With its casual and informal style, Globians feels more like a workshop and private screening …
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Delray Beach Film Festival 2009

The DBFF is a truly independent film festival – small enough to allow for an intimate environment in which to mix and mingle, yet big enough to attract large local audiences – and one which has stayed close to its roots and mission of making available original and independent films not ordinarily seen in mainstream …
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CineVegas Film Festival 2009

The CineVegas Film Festival is a platform for artists and art lovers who are drawn to the edge. Held amidst the unique, unpredictable and intoxicating environment that is Las Vegas, the CineVegas Film Festival pushes the boundaries of cinema. The first CineVegas was held in 1998 at Bally’s Hotel; in 2002, the Festival moved permanently …
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