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Manhattan Short Film Festival Calls for Short Films and Screenplays for International Event

Manhattan Short Film Festival Calls for Short Films and Screenplays for International Event

Filmmakers have until July 31, 2013 to send their short films to New York City if they hope to take part in the 16th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival, taking place in over 250 cinemas across six continents between friday September 27 and Sunday October 6, 2013. The MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival mission is to unite

NYC PictureStart Film Festival Visits South Africa

Founded in 2002, NYC PictureStart Film Festival showcases short films from all over the world from emerging filmmakers as well as those already established in the industry. Films of all genres are accepted and those chosen for screening competition display a high-level of artistic excellence. Every June, the NYCPSFF is held for filmmakers to screen

2013 SXSW Film Festival – 10 Films to Watch

Held in and around one of America’s great cities of Austin, the SXSW Film Festival & Conference offers a versatility only recently adopted by the other members of the festival circuit elite.  Having championed technology, Transmedia and independent music since its inception, SXSW Film boasts its place amongst the upper class of national film talent

2013 Sundance Film Festival – 10 Films to Watch

Starting tomorrow, Park City will once again be the center of the filmmaking universe for 10 days of quality documentaries, transmedia projects, short films and features from some of the world’s most talented filmmakers, writers and visual creators.  Born out of the independent spirit we embrace as vital in film’s artistic evolution and not a

‘Nothing Without You’ Packs House, Shares Screen with Oscar Shortlist Films at 2012 Santa Fe Film Festival

Coming off a Best Feature win at the Toronto Independent Film Festival, Xackery Irving’s ‘Nothing Without You’ joined a stellar lineup of world-class films for its US Festival with a recent packed-house screening at the 13th Annual Santa Fe Film Festival. One of the few films in the 2012 SFFF lineup with a budget of

‘Nothing Without You’ Wins Top Prize at 2012 Toronto Independent Film Festival

‘Nothing Without You’, an independent psychological suspense, written, directed and filmed by Xackery Irving, won the BEST FEATURE award (for a film budgeted under $250k) at its international festival premiere, at the 2012 Toronto Independent Film Festival. “We were so thrilled to learn our film won this award,” said director Irving. “It is an honor

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