Not to be completely boring – but here’s yet another festival slate. Check Full Frame in Durham, NC. It’s that time of year. Fest runs April 6 â€“ 9.
Archive for March, 2006
Well, Hot Docs posted their online catalog today. The fest runs April 28 â€“ May 7 in Toronto, Canada.
Brian Newman has an excellent article today in indieWIRE about non-profit media arts support organizations. His blog here.
In NY?? Go see a selection from the ND/NF Classics: Documentaries from 20 Years of New Directors/New Films March 27 â€“ 31. Looks fab. There are also some docs in their main program.
I just got a call from AIVF. They’re calling all their members looking for money. They’re switching over their board, have a new exec director and putting everything online. They are in financial crisis. If 1/3 of the exsisting AIVF members donate $50 they will generate their operating budget for the next 2 months. It’s [...]
Last night I went to what is for me some of the best entertainment possible â€“ Charles Phoenixâ€™s Retro Disneyland Slide Show featuring other peoples slides of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Now I know how the train video watchers feel (see The Station Agent). I sat there for two hours literally enjoying every single [...]
Tribeca has been busy all week announcing their large lineup. Most of it is here.
This just in: South by Southwest (SXSW) is happy to announce that the winner of the 24 Beats Per Second Audience Award for the 2006 festival is Alexandra Lipsitz’s “Air Guitar Nation.” The film, which had its world premiere at SXSW, received the highest votes of all the films in the music- related section of [...]
March 21, 2006 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Academy to Fuse Topical Issues with the Art of Filmmaking Beverly Hills, CA â€” Fast food, oil, politics, press, retail giants, sexual abuse, war and filmmaking will be among the topics of discussion at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciencesâ€™ â€œDocumentaries of Dissent, Part IIâ€ on Friday, [...]
I just heard about this cool thing. It’s an issue-film competition for US residents between the ages of 18 and 26. Looks great for students. Film Your Issue!