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|WorldFest - International Film Festival|
|EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: November 15|
DEADLINE: December 15
LATE DEADLINE: January 16
The 45th Annual WorldFest - Houston Independent International Film Festival is now open for submissions. The Festival is one of the oldest and largest film & video competitions in the world. WorldFest is radically different from the other festivals in that it has 10 major categories: Shorts & Features plus TV Commercials, Music Videos, Screenplays, New Media, TV Production, Business Films, Experimental, Student and Docs!
For more information: www.worldfest.org
|National Film Festival for Talented Youth|
| DEADLINE: November 30|
LATE DEADLINE: January 15
FINAL EXT. DEADLINE: January 31
Call for entries is now open for the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY), which is the largest and most influential film festival for young filmmakers (age 22 and under). Young filmmakers from around the world submit feature-length and short films in narrative, documentary, animation, music video, experimental and action sport categories.
For more information: nffty.org
|Tribeca Film Festival|
| DEADLINE: December 2|
LATE DEADLINE: January 6
The 11th annual Tribeca Film Festival is open for submissions, accepting narrative and documentary features as well as short film entries. The Festival was founded in 2002 to celebrate New York City as a major filmmaking capital and to contribute to the long-term recovery of lower Manhattan after the attacks of September 11. The Festival's mission is to create platforms for filmmakers to reach the best possible audience for their work.
For more information: www.tribecafilm.com
|Harwood Public Innovators Lab|
| DATE: December 5 - 7|
This special Harwood Public Innovators Lab, co-sponsored by The Harwood Institute and United Way Worldwide, is open to community leaders engaged in building a community's capacity for change. It is a highly focused 2 ½ day learning experience that grounds participants in the essential elements of the Harwood approach, Turning Outward, and how to use our tools and stay true to the community first approach.
For more information: www.cvent.com
|ITVS International Call|
| DEADLINE: December 9|
International Call provides production and/or post-production funds for single non-fiction television documentaries that bring international perspectives, ideas, stories and people to a U.S. audience. This initiative is for non-U.S. producers and filmmakers who live outside the U.S. Through International Call, global storytellers introduce U.S. audiences to their world, their neighbors, opening a window into unfamiliar lives, experiences and perspectives.
For more information: itvs.org/funding
|Green Bay Film Festival|
| DEADLINE: December 18|
LATE DEADLINE: December 30
Join in for the 2nd annual Green Bay Film Festival. For three exciting days, Green Bay will be host to premiers, special screenings, discussions with filmmakers and other special events! Categories include Features, Shorts, Documentary, Children/Family, Native American, Social Issues, and Wisconsin Made.
For more information: www.gbfilmfestival.org
|DOXA Documentary Film Festival|
| DEADLINE: December 19|
DOXA is now accepting submissions for short and feature-length documentary films for the 11th annual DOXA Documentary Film Festival May 4-13, 2012. DOXA is an international documentary festival featuring new work selected by a jury, as well as thematic programming presented by independent curators. Awards are given for best feature and short documentary, and most innovative Canadian film.
For more information: doxafestival.ca
|Big Sky Intl. Documentary Pitch Session|
| DEADLINE: January 6|
The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival is hosting the second annual Big Sky International Documentary Pitch Session on Feb. 23, 2012. Filmmakers have the opportunity to pitch their work-in-progress documentaries to some of the top commissioning editors and funders for documentary film in North America. All documentary forms and all subjects are eligible to submit. Commissioning editors will critique and comment on each pitch.
For more information: bigskydocff.blogspot.com
Native Rhythms Festival
November 11-13 in Melbourne, Florida
For 2011, the Native Rhythms Festival organizing committee selected NAPT as the non-profit organization to receive their direct and indirect financial support.
The Native Rhythms Festival starts today and runs through Sunday, November 13. Held at Wickham Park in Melbourne, Florida, the Festival offers FREE admission, is family friendly and will feature Mark Holland, Jeff Ball Band, Ed Wind Dancer, Arvel Bird, Jonny Lipford, Dock Green Silverhawk, Robert Mirabal, Scott August, Billy Whitefox and many more. Day and evening concerts will be in conjunction with workshops, jewelry, drums, food and networking.
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Congratulations to Beverly Morris (Aleut) and Chris Eyre (Cheyenne/Arapaho) of Growing Native, which will screen at the Association on American Indian Affairs' (AAIA) 88th Annual Meeting of Members & 7th Annual Native American Short Film Showcase. The screening will take place on November 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Tribeca Screening Room in New York City.
Congratulations to Bennie Klain (Navajo), Billy Luther (Navajo/Hopi/Laguna Pueblo), Sande Zeig, Randy Vasquez and Jonathan Skurnik, Erica Scharf and Christina King (Creek/Seminole/Sac & Fox), and Luke Griswold-Tergis and Cory Mann (Tlinigit) along with their respective films: Columbus Day Legacy, GRAB, Apache 8, The Thick Dark Fog, Up Heartbreak Hill, and Smokin' Fish, in which all were accepted and screened at this year's American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco, CA.
Congratulations to Erica Scharf and Christina King of Up Heartbreak Hill on its recent selection to be screened at the Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival on November 12.
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