For Filmmakers: Upcoming Film Festival Deadlines from the latest issue of eVOZ

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES

Late Deadline: October 25, 2010
The Festival has presented films from more than 50 countries, including 250 East Coast, US, and world premieres, scores of Oscar winners and nominees, and many international prizewinners. The 2010 Miami International Film Festival attracted more than 70,000 people and over 200 filmmakers, producers, talent and industry professionals from around the world. MIFF presented 117 films from more than 53 countries, including several international prizewinners and 72 East Coast, US, North American and World premieres. Headquartered in the heart of Miami Beach, the Festival has had the privilege of hosting a noted group of filmmakers and talent, including Pedro Almodóvar, Abel Ferrara, Spike Lee, Andy Garcia, Alfonso Cuaron, Kate Hudson, Jonathan Demme, Liv Ullman, Luc Besson, Hector Babenco, Willem Dafoe, Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Patricia Clarkson, Chris Cooper, Helen Hunt, and Danny Glover. For more information, please visit the festival website at:www.miamifilmfestival.com.
 
SACRAMENTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Late Deadline: October 30, 2010
Final Deadline: November 30, 2010
The Sacramento International Film Festival (SFF) is an unincorporated not-for-profit arts organization with year round activities, culminating in an annual film celebration in March/April of 2010. With years of experience, SFF organizers offer programming and events for film enthusiasts of all economic, cultural and educational backgrounds. With the support of a passionate arts community, SFF will attract the best filmmakers, today’s hottest stars, distinguished industry guests and thousands of film enthusiasts from around the world. For more information, please visit the festival website at: www.sacramentofilmfestival.com. ;
 
TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Early Entry Deadline: November 5, 2010
Regular Deadline: December 10, 2010
Late Deadline: January 10, 2010
The mission of the Tribeca Film Festival is to create platforms for filmmakers to reach the best possible audience for their work. Since submission of a film constitutes acceptance of Entry Rules & Regulations (by filmmakers and their agents), please review this document carefully. For more information, please visit the festival website at:www.tribecafilm.com. ;
 
CINEFESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Final Deadline: November 5, 2010
The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, one of the nation’s premier Latino arts institutions, presents the 33rd Annual CineFestival en San Antonio – the longest running Latino film festival in North America. CineFestival is an important regional forum for screening representative film works that encourage discussion and critique of contemporary and historical issues – sociological, economic, artistic, public and private. Parallel panels, workshops, retrospectives and sidebar programs offer timely perspectives on these issues. For more information, please visit: www.guadalupeculturalarts.org.
 
THE BIG MUDDY FILM FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Regular Deadline: November 11, 2010
Late Deadline: December 12, 2010
The Big Muddy Film Festival, based at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has become one of the best-respected, wholly independent, community-focused film festivals. In its 33rd year, Big Muddy is among the oldest student-organized film festivals in the United States. The Festival provides cash awards to the best works in competition in the categories of experimental, documentary, narrative, and animation. The program is juried by three artists or critics of national and international recognition. For more information, please visit the festival website at: www.bigmuddyfilm.com.
 
TRUE/FALSE 2011 – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Late deadline: November 15, 2010
The True/False Film Fest is open to all documentary films. The festival encourages submissions that cross the boundary between fact and fiction. The festival highlights innovative work with a cinematic scope, creative takes on contemporary currents, and most of all work that provokes dialogue about its subject and the documentary form itself. For four days, downtown Columbia, Missouri is transformed into a small-town Midwestern utopia. Most films come freshly discovered from Sundance, Toronto and other festivals, others appear mysteriously before their official premieres elsewhere. Sandwiched between the nonstop movies, we throw parties, host debates and field trips, and challenge local filmmakers to re-imagine the possibilities of nonfiction filmmaking. For more information, please visit the festival website at: www.truefalse.org.
 
FULL FRAME DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Late Deadline: November 30, 2010
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of non-fiction cinema. Each spring Full Frame welcomes filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to historic downtown Durham, North Carolina for a four-day, morning to midnight array of over 100 films as well as discussions, panels, and southern hospitality. Set within a four-block radius, the intimate festival lands. For more information, please visit the festival website at: www.fullframefest.org.
 
WISCONSIN FILM FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Regular Deadline: December 1. 2010
In its 13th year, the Wisconsin Film Festival presents a broad range of roughly 200 independent American and world cinema (narrative, documentary, animated, experimental, shorts), restorations and revivals, and locally made pictures from Wisconsin filmmakers. The festival will play in nine theatres, all within walking distance, in the heart of Madison, the state’s capital city. The Festival — possibly the largest campus-based film festival in the United States with a 2010 attendance of 34,539 for 192 films — is presented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Arts Institute, with the assistance of the UW Department of Communication Arts.For more information, please visit the festival website at: www.wifilmfest.org. ;
 
TENERIFE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Regular Deadline: December 30, 2010
Late Deadline: March 31, 2010
The Tenerife International Film Festival 6th edition is being held between 28th and 30th of June 2011 and is a unique event celebrating the best and most popular independent and studio films from the global film industry. Tenerife has a unique climate and wonderful opportunities for the business of film and special hospitality events and courtesy leisure activities. With the support of the Tenerife Film Commission for film producers to look at Tenerife as an ideal location for filmmaking, the Tenerife International Film Festival will culminate in a glamorous red carpet awards ceremony recognizing unrivalled ideas, productions and film concepts. The TEIDE Award is presented to the finest films entered. Named after the world famous mountain this award recognizes those willing to make those final steps to reach the peak of their profession. Don’t forget our UK event as the only festival with both a Spanish and UK event. For more information, please visit the festival website at:www.tenerifefilmfestival.com.
 
14TH CINE LAS AMERICAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES
Regular Deadline: January 14, 2011
Late Deadline: January 31, 2011
Emergencia Youth Films Deadline: January 31, 2011
Cine Las Americas invites filmmakers, producers and distributors to participate in The Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, now in its fourteenth consecutive year. The festival showcases contemporary films from Latin America (North, Central, South America, and the Caribbean) and the Iberian Peninsula. Films made by or about Latinos in the U.S. or the rest of the world, and films by or about indigenous groups of the Americas are also invited to participate. To be submitted for consideration, projects must have been completed after January 1, 2009. All film entries are also eligible to participate in the festival’s non-competitive sections. For all works where the spoken language is not English, English subtitles and/or narration are required. For complete guidelines and more information, please visit the festival website at:www.cinelasamericas.org. ;

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