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UFVA Member Regge Life Announces Publication of Becoming an Actor’s Director

2020-01-08T19:25:57+00:00January 7th, 2020|

The collaboration of director and actor is the cornerstone of narrative filmmaking. This book provides the director with a concrete step-by-step guide to preparation that connects the fundamentals of film-script analysis with the actor's process of preparation. This book starts with how to identify the overall scope of a project from the creative perspective of [...]

Journal of Cinema and Media Studies Call for Proposals: “Transing Cinema and Media Studies”

2020-01-08T19:19:03+00:00January 7th, 2020|

From Cáel M. Keegan: We are interested in a variety of styles, ranging from personal essays to case studies, manifestos, or example research projects. Contributors may be scholars of any level, from undergraduate students through full professors, including film- and media-makers. Black, Indigenous, and people-of-color contributors are especially encouraged to submit. The proposal deadline is [...]

Journal of Film and Video Call for Reviewers

2020-01-05T14:44:54+00:00January 5th, 2020|

Sunday, 5 January   JOURNAL OF FILM AND VIDEO CALL FOR REVIEWERS   Greetings fellow UFVA members from the Journal of Film and Video! I hope that everyone had a great end to their year and equally wonderful start to 2020! I am contacting the whole of the organization to solicit for assistance in the [...]

Carole Fielding Grants Call for Judges

2020-01-04T02:49:05+00:00January 4th, 2020|

Friday, 3 January   CAROLE FIELDING STUDENT GRANT CALL FOR JUDGES   Dear UFVA Members,   We are looking for folks who are willing to serve as Judges for the Carole Fielding Grants this year. We have received a record number of applications so we need all hands on deck for this. I will send [...]

Count Basie Center Teen + College Film Festival Call for Entries

2020-01-05T16:04:00+00:00December 31st, 2019|

The Count Basie Center for the Arts is now accepting submissions for its Count Basie Center Teen + College Film Festival, with the mission to locate, showcase and recognize student filmmakers from 7th grade all the way through college. Submissions are now being accepted via FilmFreeway. On Saturday, April 4, 2020, selected films will be [...]

Canadian Independent Film Festival Call for Entries

2020-01-05T16:06:47+00:00December 31st, 2019|

Let our DIVERSITY become our STRENGTH! The Canadian Independent Film Festival (CIFF) is an independent festival born in Canada, the land of diversity. The mission of the CIFF is to promote independent film culture and encourage its development along side with empowering minorities. The vision of the CIFF is to establish Montreal as a center [...]

NYC Downtown Short Film Festival Call for Entries

2020-01-05T16:09:54+00:00December 31st, 2019|

In the Spotlight today is the 16th Annual NYC Downtown Short Film Festival (NYCDSFF), delivering exciting cinema with big impact for a fast-paced world. For sixteen years the NYCDSFF has been showcasing some of the best short films being produced in America and internationally. NYCDSFF screenings unfold in a charming and intimate turn-of-the-century theater in [...]

San Francisco Docfest

2020-01-05T16:13:30+00:00December 31st, 2019|

19th SAN FRANCISCO DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES One of the oldest and largest documentary festivals in the US, we screen the best documentaries from around the world for two weeks at the Roxie Cinema, the oldest art house theater west of the Mississippi. Many of our titles end up with calendared runs at the [...]

Stony Brook Film Festival Call for Entries

2020-01-05T16:24:20+00:00December 31st, 2019|

The Stony Brook Film Festival is a very competitive ten-day festival that features every feature and short on our 40-foot screen in the Staller Center for the Arts Main Stage which seats over 1000. Located halfway between NYC and the Hamptons, we attract a clientele that enjoys our screenings, casual atmosphere, and parties at sponsoring [...]

Portland Film Festival Call for Entries

2020-01-05T16:15:59+00:00December 31st, 2019|

In the Spotlight today is the Portland Film Festival (PDXFF), taking the festival circuit by storm. This vibrant festival has already earned significant recognition from MovieMaker Magazine as one of the "Top 25 Coolest Festivals" and "Top 50 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee." PDXFF is focused on the people, ideas, technology, skills and artistry behind [...]