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  • Partnering these next months with the hottest festivals and markets so you can get full coverage.
    by Editor on November 24, 2018 at 9:32 PM

    We, at, are extremely proud of our relationships and partnerships with these amazing film events: AFM, Venice Production Bridge, Tallinn Black Nights International Film Festival, Industry@Tallinn,  FestForums Santa Barbara, FestForums New York, Montreal International Animation Film Festival - Animaze, WoFF Glasgow, UNAFF, Bridges Festival, Bahamas Int Film Festival, Houston WorldFest, Fantasporto, Global Content Bazar in Mumbai, Miami Short Film Festival, Mallorca Arts on Screen, Iranian Film Festival in San Francisco, Cannes Market and of course Animation Day in Cannes. We have also partnered for the past 5 years with key film events and forums organized by Winston Baker. Our contribution to the recruitement of their attendees has regularly been rated as the most important in terms of registrations, surpassing any orther prestigious international industry trade publications. We partner with the following events: TV Film and Finance Forum East (NY April 27th ) Immersive Forum and Film Finance Forum in Cannes (May 11th 2018), Annual Zurich Summit | September 30 - October 1, 2017,  Los Angeles  Entertainment Finance Forum March 2018... "We doubled registrations from your audience over last year and have generated more registrations through than any other partner including Variety". Katherine Winston - Winston Baker   Happy to serve the community bringing industry news and dailies to our audience and newsletter subscribers (190 000)   &nbs […]

  • Partner Festivals Calling
    by Bulletin Board on November 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM

    The Bulletin Board ANNOUNCEMENTS / CALL FOR ENTRIES recommended by ON IT!     London, Nice, Madrid, Milan calling 15 Years of celebration, 4 GREAT FESTIVALS We are now accepting submissions for the 2019 festivals, You can submit your film via Withoutabox, or enter direct at our web site London International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema Feb 16th - 23rd 2019 Nice International Film Festival on the French Riviera just before the Cannes film festival. May 11th-18th 2019 Madrid International Film Festival Milan World Cinema     Submit To Maryland International Film Festival 2019 March 29 – 31, 2019 December 1, 2018 Regular Deadline I December 31, 2018 Welcome, filmmakers, to the Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown. We are excited about our 8th year coming up on March 29th-31st, 2019. We are Movie Magazine's top 50 festival worth their entry fee. For 8 years, we've been bringing in the finest films from around the world. The film festival became a 501(c)3 and launched in 2009 and now screens more than 90 films each year! Hollywood Director Joe Carnahan is our creative director, and has been a powerful partner with our festival! He has brought us such films as "The Grey" and "The A-Team" with Liam Neeson and just released Wheelman to Netflix which is getting RAVE reviews. He now has his own production company with Frank Grillo, and has recently signed a deal with Sony Entertainment to work on their Adaptation of 'UNCHARTED'. So join us! We look forward to having you screen at our 8th anniversary! The festival is conveniently located downtown; we're in the middle of the arts and entertainment district. And after the films, we host some of the best after parties with live bands and fantastic food and drinks! Here is a recent article about the festival!   SUBMIT I Website I Profile on I  Email contact I Facebook I Twitter   ___________________ ___________________ Melbourne Documentary Film Festival July 19 – 29, 2019  December 31, 2018 Earlybird Deadline Three times now, The Melbourne Doc Fest has been rated as a Top 100 Film Festival on FilmFreeway and has consistently been ranked in the top 2% of the over 6,000 film festival in the world over the last 3 years. The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is currently rated as the Documentary Film Festival of the Year (2018) by FilmDaily.  Our mission is to discover and promote independent Australian documentaries, and to showcase the best international documentaries to Melbourne audiences. The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival provides a public forum and supportive platform to allow emerging filmmakers to showcase their work. Melbourne Documentary Film Festival's blog I  Website I Facebook I Twitter I SUBMIT I Email   Julien Dubuque International Film Festival  April 24 – 28, 2019 January 14, 2019 Regular Deadline / February 3, 2019 Late Deadline / February 23, 2019 Extended Deadline / Known for it's quaint location, friendly staff/volunteers, inquisitive audience, consistent communication, multiple screening opportunities, workshops, panels and other amazing networking opportunities and parties; it's no wonder JDIFF was voted one of the coolest film festivals and one of the top 50 worth the submission fee by MovieMaker Magazine (2016 & 2017). JDIFF also ranks as one of the top 100 reviewed festivals by FilmFreeway. JDIFF is ALL about the independent filmmaker! Dubuque, Iowa is a quaint city on the Mississippi and a perfect place to host the festival. As quoted in Filmmaker Magazine "The festival is smartly situated downtown, with an assortment of handsome venues all within walking distance" from the Festival Headquarters, located in the grand HOTEL JULIEN, the same hotel where Al Capone used to hide out from the Chicago Feds. Our final nominees are judged by our Jury members of Film professionals, such as Directors, Producers, Critics, Director of Photography, etc and choose the final winner of each category.     Email I  467 Bluff Street Dubuque, IA 52001 United States I Website I Profile on I Facebook I Twitter I SUBMIT ___________________ ___________________ Myrtle Beach International Film Festival  April 9 – 13, 2019 November 15, 2018 Regular Deadline I December 6, 2018 Late Deadline I December 28, 2018 Extended Deadline I The Myrtle Beach International Film Festival has been awarded several prestigious awards including one of the "Top 25 film festivals worth the entry fee" by Movie Maker Magazine.  What sets the MBIFF apart from other festivals is our commitment to the true spirit of film. Many of the attendees has stated that this was their favorite film festival to submit to and attend. Once you are here, you are family.  The goal of the founder and director Jerry Dalton, was to create a venue for independent film makers which is not corrupted by the politics of many events.  The MBIFF screens projects in a multi-million dollar theater, housing state of the art technology.  We look forward to viewing your film /project!    SUBMIT I Website I Profile on I  Email contact I Facebook I Twitter   The Garden State Film Festival March 28-31, 2019  December 1st extended Deadline Asbury Park, NJ. Film, Screenplay and Movie Music competitions opened July 1, 2018.    The Garden State Film Festival was founded to promote the art of film making on all levels by showcasing a wide variety of film, video and animated works, as well as to provide educational programs in the creative arts to the public by industry leaders. Our goal is to present films of the highest quality in both production value and content. The Garden State Film Festival's professional jury will select winning films in various categories. Submission categories are for administration purposes only. There are separate awards for student films (please state on notes which kind of student you are if it applies - Graduate, College, High School or younger) as well as the "Home Grown Awards" for films where 75% of principle photography is shot in the State of New Jersey.   Website I Profile on I Facebook I Twitter I Email I SUBMIT I Email       ___________________ ___________________  Seattle International Film Festival May 16 - June 9, 2019 January 4, 2019 - Late submission February 1 - Extended (Withoutabox submissions only!) SIFF creates experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world. It is through the art of cinema that we foster a community that is more informed, aware, and alive. The Seattle International Film Festival is presented each year from mid-May to mid-June. It is the largest film festival in the United States, presenting more than 400 features, documentaries, and short films to an audience of 140,000 each year. SIFF is consistently ranked as one of the top festivals in North America, and is an Academy Award-qualifying festival for short films. To submit a regular feature film or short film (no episodics!) via the online entry form, please click here. To submit a FutureWave short film (age 18 and under filmmakers) via the online entry form, please click here. profile I Website I Facebook I Twitter I Youtube I Awards I SUBMIT ___________________  2019 WORLDFEST-HOUSTON  April 5 - 14, 2019 PARTNER FESTIVAL WITH FILMFESTIVALS.COM December 15, 2018  Main Festival Entry Deadline Entries Opened August 15th. The EarlyBird Deadline is November 15th and the Main Entry Deadline is December 15th. These are "Postmark By Deadlines". If you enter Online by the January 15th Late/Final Deadline and we receive the physical entry by January 31st, your entry will still be reviewed by our judges. Due to popular demand, we have extended the Final Brick Wall Deadline to January 31st, online! The 2019 Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival is now open for entries! Info on All Winners info is submitted to Seoul, Korea ~ Concorto, Italy & the USAFilmFestival, Dallas at no extra cost!   WorldFest Houston's blog I Website: I Submit I Facebook I Twitter I Contact Hunter Todd       French Riviera Film Festival  May 18 -19, 2018 PARTNER FESTIVAL WITH FILMFESTIVALS.COM November 30, 2018, early bird deadline The first annual French Riviera Film Festival will recognize and celebrate short form content created for film, television, Web and all digital platforms. In the glamorous South of France setting, FRFF invites filmmakers from around the globe to participate in the two day festival that includes screenings, VIP receptions, awards ceremony and closing gala party. FRFF will place the spotlight on the best short form filmed content during the time period of the annual Festival de Cannes. A prestigious jury panel will select Best Drama Short, Best Comedy Short, Best Documentary Short, Best Animation Short, Best Experimental Short, Audience Favorite Award, Best Director Award, Best Actor Award, Best Actress Award, as well as special Industry Awards. Attendees and participants will include filmmakers, industry executives, celebrities, media and influencers. SUBMIT I Website I Profile on I  Email contact   New York Festivals Television & Films Awards  April 9th, 2019    Deadline for entries extended New York Festivals World's Best TV & Films competition honors programming in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. New Categories for 2019 include Human Rights Documentary, Digital Short-Form Music Video, Telenovela Promotion, Brand Image, CSR Not-for-Profit, Branded Content, Attitudinal Training, Branded Content Documentary, Student Documentary, Public Relations & Social Engagement.  All Entries in the 2019 competition will be judged online and screened by New York Festivals Television & Film Awards Grand Jury of 200 plus producers, directors, writers, and other creative media professionals from around the globe. Nominated Finalists are judged by a selected panel at the United Nations for the UNDPI Awards. Award-winning entries will be showcased on the NYF Television & Film Awards website. To View the 2018 TV & Film Awards winning entries please visit: Profile on I Website I Facebook I Twitter I SUBMIT I Email     DOC FESTS CALLING   The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) announces its 2018 program Register your documentaries by 9 November for FIPA DOC in Biarritz Submit your feature length, short and interactive projects to the East Doc Platform 2019!  The NYC Independent Film Festival  May 5 – 12, 2019 Regular deadline November 30 2018  The 10th Annual NYC Independent Film Festival provides a showcase for indie filmmakers from NYC and around the world to the NYC public & entertainment industry. Indie filmmakers self­fund projects with budgets from $0 - ­$1,000,000 and often overlooked, these filmmakers show extraordinary talent and creativity under tight budgets. The Festival provides filmmakers with the opportunity for potential distribution while meeting fans and promoting their film.  The Festival is an annual event and will run May 5 - 12, 2019, taking place at Producers Club, The Caveat and Cameo Clnton Studios. We will screen 250 films, host panels and presentations, as well as after parties, a live script reading, and a live comedy sketch performance! All while hosting hundreds of filmamakers from around the world!   2019 submission categories include: Narrative Feature, Short Film (narrative), Super Short Film (narrative), Documentary Fearure, Documentary Short, Music Video, Art/Experimental (short film), Animation (short film), Short Script, Short Sketch Comedy Videos, Virtual Reality, Web Series, TV Pilots.    Join us in New York City May 5 to 12, 2019   Profile on I Website I Facebook I Twitter I SUBMIT I Email              ___________________   ___________________           ANIMATION FESTS CALLING CARTOON MOVIE 2019 : Soumettez votre projet de film d'animation Jusqu'au 21 Novembre !   The 2018 Emile Awards 90 Nominees revealed Bridging the Gap is the theme of FMX 2019 ITFS 2019 is now open fur submissions Registration open for Cartoons on the Bay 2019 – International Cross-media Animation and Children’s Television Festival         Eco Doc Festivals in Focus          &nbs […]

  • Your Script Produced - Submit now, winner gets the film produced for 250 000$
    by Bulletin Board on November 14, 2018 at 6:45 PM

    Worldwide Screenwriting Competition Sponsored by Doval Bacall Films The Entry period for the competition begins November 1, 2018 at 12AM Pacific Standard Time and ends June 15, 2019 at 11:59PM Pacific Standard Time. Winner Announcements QUARTER-FINALISTS:  July 15, 2019 SEMI-FINALISTS:  August 1, 2019 TOP FIFTY FINALISTS:  August 15 1ST PLACE CATEGORY FINALISTS AND GRAND PRIZE WINNERS:  August 30th, 2019 Awards ceremony during AFM November 2019   Introducing the first annual inaugural debut for “Your Script Produced!” Worldwide Screenwriting Competition sponsored by Doval Bacall Films. The sponsor will fully fund, develop, package and produce the Grand Prize Winning Film script. Also, Sponsor will purchase the Grand Prize Winning TV script to fund the development, package and potentially produce the Grand Prize Winning TV script. Open to anyone 18 years old or older. No cap on income earned as a writer. Open to all non-union members. Sponsor plans to launch development / pre-production to the Grand Prize winning film script in September 2019. $250,000.00 USD Production budget fully financed by our sponsor(s). WE DON’T SET YOU UP WITH MEETING AFTER MEETING. WE DON’T SELL YOU DREAMS. WE DON’T SELL YOU HOPE. WE PRODUCE YOUR SCRIPT! PERIOD. Feature Film Screenplay Grand Prize Winner (1) will receive (ONE) ULTIMATE GRAND PRIZE WINNER Sponsor will purchase winning screenplay for $10,000.00 USD (TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS). Winner will be included in the process of making the movie as a consultant and receive writing credit. Sponsor will potentially fund, develop and produce the grand prize winning film script with a budget of $250,000.00 USD (TWO HUNDRED FIFITY THOUSAND DOLLARS). Development will commence in the same year the winner is announced in September. Promote your win on Variety Entertainment Magazine for the world to recognize ($15,000.00+ USD Value) All expense paid weekend trip (primary writer if in a group, flight/Lodging only) to Los Angeles, CA in November to attend our first Annual “Your Script Produced!” Screenwriting Awards Event at the largest event in U.S, The American Film Market 2019. Complimentary Access to attend the largest event in the U.S, The American Film Market. Final Draft Software Blake Snyders Script Outline Software Blake Snyder saved the last cat first edition book Robert Mckee’s book “STORY”   TV Script Grand Prize Winner (1) will receive   Sponsor will purchase grand prize winning TV Script for $5,000.00 USD Five Thousand Dollars. Winner will be included in the process of making the TV show as a consultant and will also receive writing credit. Sponsor will potentially fund, develop and produce the grand prize winning TV Script within the first 12-24 months. Promote your win on Variety Entertainment Magazine for the world to recognize ($15,000.00+ USD Value) All expenses paid weekend trip (primary writer if in a group, flight/Lodging only) to Los Angeles, CA in November to attend our first Annual “Your Script produced !” Screenwriting Competition Awards Event taking place at the American Film Market 2019. Complimentary Weekend Access to attend the largest entertainment event in the United States, The American Film Market. CLICK HERE TO SEE ENTIRE LIST OF TV AWARDS/PRIZES SUBMIT: FEATURE FILM SCREENPLAY I TV SCRIPT I WEBSITE I CONTACT BY EMAIL     Variety Magazine World Premier of “Your Script Produced!” Worldwide Screenwriting Competition October 30, and November 2, 2018 during AFM Launc […]