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2021 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AUDIENCE ATTENDANCE

2021-02-08T21:30:24+00:00February 8th, 2021|

2021 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AUDIENCE ATTENDANCE Sundance?s Largest-Ever Audience Comes Together Around Independent Storytelling  Park City, UT ?The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced attendance information for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, which took place both online and in-person in 20 cities across the country from January 28 through February 3. The seven day Festival reached a total [...]

Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program Call for Submissions

2021-02-05T01:35:43+00:00February 5th, 2021|

Yes, even amid the pandemic we are still in need of student films for our Masters students to score. We are looking for student made films of any genre or length to provide original music to through the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program.  This service is offered for free to student filmmakers.  It is an opportunity [...]

Sarasota Film Festival Call for Entries

2021-02-01T21:44:25+00:00February 1st, 2021|

The 23rd Annual Sarasota Film Festival *************************************** Independent and International narratives, docs and shorts are programmed into a schedule of over 100 features, themed shorts packages and additional programming sidebars that change each year to reflect the strengths of submitted films. Festival events include socially-driven parties and private receptions to honor guest filmmakers, community-wide street [...]

LA Latinx Film Fest Call for Entries

2021-02-01T21:42:31+00:00February 1st, 2021|

The LA Latinx Film Festival champions work produced by filmmakers of Latinx decent as well as stories about Latinx culture and heritage. We will be accepting submissions from LATINX DIRECTORS, WRITERS, MAJORITY LATINX CREW (at least 50%) and/or LATINX STORIES of ANY GENRE. We are an affiliate festival of the LA FILM FESTIVALS organization that [...]

Dallas VideoFest Chat on Mank, Sundance and Fair Use

2021-02-01T14:08:27+00:00February 1st, 2021|

Dallas VideoFestBart Chat 2/1/2021Hello all,I?ve been working on a unique project calledFirebones, which will be coming out in mid-February. As we get closer to the launch date, I will tell you more, but in the meantime, here is atrailer for the series.We are beginning work on DocuFest for fall, which we hope to hold live and [...]

Sloan Foundation Presents Feature Film Prize, Announces New Festival Grants

2021-01-30T00:01:27+00:00January 30th, 2021|

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Presents Feature Film Prize to Son of Monarchs, Announces New Grants to Artists at 2021 Sundance Film FestivalWinners of Commissioning Grant, Episodic Storytelling Grantand Lab Fellowship Revealed Director-Screenwriter Alexis Gambis Honored Park City, Utah ? At the 2021 Sundance Film Festival today, the beneficiaries of $70,000 in grants from Sundance Institute and the Alfred [...]

Austin Film Festival’s Script Competition Call for Entries

2021-01-30T12:16:01+00:00January 26th, 2021|

Austin Film Festival's Script Competition is open for entries! Early Deadline: March 26, 2021 Regular Deadline: April 16, 2021 Late Deadline: May 21, 2021 In addition to feature screenplays and teleplay pilots and specs, we also accept short screenplays, digital series scripts, stage plays, and fiction podcast scripts. More information on all script competitions can [...]

75th UFVA Conference Announcement

2021-01-24T17:32:52+00:00January 24th, 2021|

UFVA 2021 SubmissionsAre Coming Soon! Dear UFVAers, The75th UFVA Conference will be held virtually from July 27- July 30, 2021! Submissions will open on January 30. Conference Fees:$35 Regular Members, $20 Student Members.In consideration of COVID-19 hardship, UFVA board members voted to offer discounted registration rates in 2021.A few announcements:This year, within the Screenings section, we have inaugurated a Multi-Camera/Streaming [...]

Carole Fielding Student Grant Call for Judges

2021-01-24T17:31:34+00:00January 24th, 2021|

CAROLE FIELDING STUDENT GRANT CALL FOR JUDGESDear UFVA Members,We are looking for folks who are willing to serve as Judges for the Carole Fielding Grants this year. I will send out the applications for review shortly. If you are willing to serve, please let me know the following: 1. Please rank your preferences for judging these [...]