2ND ARGENTINE FILM FESTIVAL IN LONDON!

3 04 2013

arg film festFor all Londoners, don’t forget to check out the 2nd Argentine Film Festival, London (17th – 21st April 2013).This year’s selection programme brings out Argentine culture diversity. The festival opens with Argentine director Daniel Burman‘s romantic comedy “All In”. 10 features will be introduced by a short music film showcasing some of Argentina’s best new musical talent. There is also a new section, Nuevos Talentos, including 5 short films from Argentina’s young directors. Hope you enjoy it!

Para todos los londinenses, no se olviden de ver el 2 º Festival de Cine Argentino de Londres (del 17 al 21 de abril 2013). Este año el programa resalta la diversidad de la cultura argentina. El festival se abre con el director argentino Daniel Burman en su comedia romántica “La Suerte en tus manos”. 10 películas serán presentadas por un corto musical que muestra algunos de los mejores y nuevos talentos musicales de la Argentina. También hay una nueva sección de Nuevos Talentos, incluyendo 5 cortometrajes de jóvenes directores argentinos. Espero que lo disfruten!





Waste Land at the GreenFilmFest

30 08 2011

On Sunday, at the GreenFilmFest (International environment Film Festival) I saw an excellent Academy Award nominee documentary, “Waste Land.”

It tells how Vik Muniz, the contemporary best-selling Brazilian artist in the U.S., returns home to take an emotional journey from Jardim Gramacho, the world’s largest garbage dump on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, to the heights of international art stardom. Vik works with the so-called “catadores”, collectors of recyclable materials, who live and work in the garbage and are transformed by the power of art.

Directed by Lucy Walker, Fernando Meirelles as executive producer and music by Moby.

A truly must see!

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BAFICI 2011

29 03 2011

The 13th edition of BAFICI, Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film, organized by the Ministry of Culture, Government of the City of Buenos Aires, will be held between April 6 and 17 2011 screening more than 320 feature films, including 42 Argentines, and also about a hundred short films, half of them national.

The opening, on April 6, will be with “Vaquero” debut of actor Juan Minujín, who also stars with Pilar Gamboa and Leonardo Sbaraglia. The closure will be with the winner in Berlin, the Iranian “Nader and Simin, a separation” by Asghar Farhadi.

The International competition will include 19 titles, among which are two Argentinians: “El estudianteSantiago Mitre, and “Yatasto” Hermes Paralluelo.

There will be outdoor screenings, concerts, round tables and conferences. Tickets are on sale online and at the Casa de la Cultura, Avenida de Mayo 575 PB.

Also from April 8 to 11 will take the eighth edition of Buenos Aires Lab (BAL), the laboratory of film projects that encourages the production of independent film in Latin America.

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TABLE READ MY SCREENPLAY will fly you THERE!

8 12 2010

This is your LAST CHANCE to enter the TABLE READ MY SCREENPLAY and win a chance to go to the SUNDANCE Film Festival. The Grand Prize Winner will be flown to Park City, Utah to have their screenplay read by professional actors during the Sundance Film Festival, a great place to network with producers and filmmakers from around the world.

To qualify enter your screenplay and your best logline. Frequently this is your one and only chance to get a producer to even read your script, so it better be good! All Table Reads will be recorded on video as well!

Click here to submit. FINAL DEADLINE – DECEMBER 15th!

Esta es tu última oportunidad para entrar en TABLE READ MY SCREENPLAY y ganar la oportunidad de ir al Festival de Cine de SUNDANCE. El ganador del primer premio recibirá un viaje a Park City, Utah para que su guión sea leído por actores profesionales durante el Festival de Cine de Sundance, un gran lugar para conocer productores y realizadores de todo el mundo.

Para calificar manda tu guión y tu mejor logline. Tal vez esta sea tu primera y única oportunidad de conseguir que un productor lea tu guion, así que es mejor que sea buena! Todas las lecturas de mesa también se grabarán en vídeo!

Haz clic aquí para participar. PLAZO FINAL – 15 DE DICIEMBRE!





New Mexico International Film Festival

7 12 2010

The New Mexico International Film Festival focuses on superior exhibition and customer service. Officially selected filmmakers will receive 50% of the box office gross, they will keep 100% of merchandise and will be reimbursed for travel, receive a paid hotel room and meals. This is a shorter festival, 4 days instead of the standard 7-10, to ensure every movie is worth seeing. They are eliminating awards, becoming an official selection is the prize. They believe filmmakers would rather earn $500.00 in ticket sales than receive a $20.00 trophy.

The 2011 NMIFF will be held in the village of Jemez Springs, New Mexico, from February 10th – 13th, 2011. Click here for submission information and to find out how your financial contribution will help.

El New Mexico International Film Festival se centra en una exhibición superior y servicio al cliente. Los cineastas seleccionados oficialmente recibirán el 50% de la taquilla bruta, conservaran el 100% de las mercancías, se les reembolsara el viaje, recibirán una habitación de hotel y comidas. Se trata de un festival más corto, 4 días en lugar de la norma 7-10, para asegurar que cada película sea digna de ver. Se eliminaran los premios, ser parte de la selección oficial es el premio. Ellos creen que los cineastas preferirían ganar $ 500.00 en la venta de entradas que recibir un trofeo de $ 20.00.

El NMIFF 2011 se llevará a cabo en el pueblo de Jemez Springs, Nuevo México, desde el 10 hasta el 13 de Feb 2011. Haga clic aquí para obtener información de cómo registrarse y saber cómo puede ayudar su contribución financiera.





ShowBiz Expo LA 2010

1 12 2010

ShowBiz Expo

ShowBiz Expo is a five-star event that brings everyone in Show Business together. A great opportunity to establish new contacts attending workshops and seminars among other networking activities. It will take place on December 4-5, 2010 (10 AM – 5 PM) at Los Angeles Convention Center. A can’t miss event!

ShowBiz Expo es un evento de cinco estrellas que junta a todo el mundo del negocio del espectáculo en un solo lugar. Es una gran oportunidad para establecer nuevos contactos asistiendo a talleres y seminarios entre otras actividades de networking. La Expo tendrá lugar del 4 al 5 de Diciembre 2010 (10 am – 5 pm) en el Los Angeles Convention Center. Un evento imperdible!





14th HOLLYWOOD PITCH FESTIVAL

23 06 2010

From July 31 to August 1, 2010 in the very heart of Hollywood, California is the 14th Annual HOLLYWOOD PITCH FESTIVAL. Sponsored by Fade In Magazine, the Hollywood Pitch Festival brings together more than 200 major film and TV industry players, including studio, development, and creative executives, as well as producers, casting directors, agents, and managers. Emerging filmmakers, screenwriters, novelists and on-camera talent attend the Pitch Fest to take one-on-one, seven-minute-long meetings to make vital industry connections and directly present screenplays, books, ideas, and more, to the Pitch Fest’s illustrious roster of decision-makers. While the Pitch Fest schedule is entirely dedicated to pitch meetings, this year’s event also includes one complimentary pitch class to help participants hone their presentations, as well as the opportunity to network at a cocktail party.

The New York Times hails the Pitch Fest as the industry’s “answer to speed dating,” and adds that it offers “a rare chance to breach the barricades that bar the door to Hollywood; many of the companies involved – UTA, CAA, WME, ICM, Paramount, HBO, Warner Bros., Lionsgate, etc. – normally refuse to accept unsolicited ideas or scripts.” Previous participants have had tremendous success, with over 300 gaining agency and management representation and more than 100 screenplays sold and optioned, including BORN TO SHOP (Fox), THE MEDDLERS (Warner Bros.), DOGGY STYLE (Silver Lion Pictures), CROSSING THE LINE (Trancas Films), and IF ONLY (ABC).

UPCOMING DEADLINE

July 23, 2010 – Final Day to Register!

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