Film Festivals

2010 LA Shorts Fest Award Winners

LA Shorts Fest honors those individuals who have achieved excellence in short films. As the largest short film festival in the world with more than 1,000 entries, 250 film screenings and 9 days of guest speakers, interactive and entertaining events, the festival has become the industry standard for showcasing and awarding undiscovered. Officially recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences, some of these films may go on to receive Oscar nominations.  Here is the […]

The National Film Board of Canada Brings Three Films To Toronto International Film Festival

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) returns to the Toronto International Film Festival (September 9-19, 2010) with three films—the world premiere of Sturla Gunnarsson’s documentary about Canadian scientist and activist David Suzuki; the Canadian premiere of animator Claude Cloutier’s latest short; and Theodore Ushev’s animated tribute to filmmaker Arthur Lipsett. Award-winning director Sturla Gunnarsson presents a biography of ideas featuring iconic Canadian scientist, educator, broadcaster and activist David Suzuki. At 73 years of age, […]

Central Florida Film Festival takes place in Ocoee, Florida this Labor Day weekend

The Central Florida Film Festival takes place at the West Orange 5 Cinema in Ocoee, Florida this Labor Day weekend (September 3-6).  The festival, in it’s fifth year, has planned an acting seminar/panel discussion entitled ACTING IN FILM and another one for filmmakers entitled FILM PRODUCTION.   Both panel discussions will take place on Saturday morning, September 4th, from 10:00 am until 12:15 pm at screening room #1 at the theater.  The price of admission is only $10. In addition, […]

Hollyshorts 2010 Wraps With Nicholas Carmen’s Short Film “Piano Fingers” Winning Grand Jury Prize For Best Short Film

Hollyshorts 2010 Wraps With Nicholas Carmen’s Short Film “Piano Fingers” Winning Grand Jury Prize For Best Short Film

The 6th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival came to a close in August, with Nicholas Carmen’s short film “Piano Fingers” taking home the top Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Film Presented by Company 3. Carmen took home a $10,000 post production services package from Company 3. Grzegorz Jonkajtys won the Best Director Award also presented by Company 3. Jonkajtys directed the acclaimed Sci Fi short film “The Third Letter” which drew a packed house when […]