2005 Film Festival Listings: U to Z

U

U.K. Jewish Film Festival
Edition: 8th
Location: London
Address: 11a Jew St.
Brighton, BN1 1UT
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (1273) 735 522
Web site: www.ukjewishfilmfestival.org.uk
E-mail: info@ukjewishfilmfestival.org.uk
Contact: Judy Ironside
Competitive: No
Dates: Oct. 16-21, 2004
Genre: Documentary features, Jewish films, short films

U.S. Comedy Arts Festival
Edition: 11th
Location: Aspen, Colo.
Address: 2500 Broadway, Suite 400
Santa Monica, CA 90404
United States
Phone: (310) 382-3595
Fax: (310) 382-3558
Web site: www.hbocomedyfestival.com
E-mail: filmdiscoveryprogram@hbo.com
Contact: Kevin Haasarud
Deadline: Nov. 5
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Feb. 9-13, 2005
Genre: Comedy

Umbria Film Festival
Edition: 9th
Location: Montone, Umbria, Italy
Address: Niccone 173
06019 Umbertide (PG)
Italy
Phone: +39 (075) 9410934
Fax: +39 (075) 9410934
Web site: www.umbriafilmfestival.com
E-mail: info@umbriafilmfestival.com
Contact: Vanessa Strizzi, Marisa Berna
Deadline: April
Competitive: No
Dates: May
Genre: Documentary features, independent features, short films, European features, European shorts

United Nations Association Film Festival
Edition: 7th
Location: Palo Alto, Calif.
Address: P.O. Box 19369
Stanford, CA 94309
United States
Phone: (650) 725-0012
Fax: (650) 725-0011
Web site: www.unaff.org
E-mail: info@unaff.org
Contact: Jasmina Bojic
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Oct. 20-24, 2004
Genre: Documentary features, international features

Uppsala Intl. Short Film Festival
Edition: 23rd
Location: Uppsala, Sweden
Address: Box 1746
751 47 Uppsala, Sweden
Phone: +46 (0)18 12 00 25
Fax: +46 (0)18 12 13 50
Web site: www.shortfilmfestival.com
E-mail: info@shortfilmfestival.com
Contact: Niclas Gillberg, Sofia Lindskog, Christoffer Olofsson
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Oct. 18-24, 2004
Genre: Children’s short films, international short films, short films

Urban Kidz Film Festival
Edition: 4th
Location: San Francisco
Address: P.O. Box 15490
San Francisco, CA 94115
United States
Phone: (415) 771-9271
Fax: (415) 346-9046
Web site: www.ukff.org
E-mail: info@sfbff.org
Contact: Ave Montague
Deadline: March 5
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Jun. 11, 2005
Genre: Children’s features, children’s short films, general features, independent features, short films, multicultural films

USA Film Festival
Edition: 35th
Location: Dallas
Address: 6116 N. Central Expressway, Suite 105
Dallas, TX 75206
United States
Phone: (214) 821-6300
Fax: (214) 821-6364
Web site: www.usafilmfestival.com
E-mail: usafilmfestival@aol.com
Deadline: March 1
Competitive: No
Dates: Apr. 21-28, 2005
Genre: General features, international features, short films


V

Vaduz Film Fest
Location: Vaduz
Address: Aeulestrasse 2
9490 Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Phone: +423 232 77 77
E-mail: qpr@adon.li
Contact: Daniel Quaderer
Competitive: No
Dates: June-July
Genre: International features, European films Features

Valladolid International Film Festival (Spain)
Edition: 49th
Location: Valladolid (Spain)
Address: P.O. Box 646
47080 Valladolid (Spain)
Phone: +34 983 42 64 60
Fax: +34 983 42 64 61
Web site: www.seminci.com
E-mail: festvalladolid@seminci.com
Contact: Fernando Lara
Competitive: Yes or No
Dates: October 22-30, 2004
Genre: International features, short films, documentary features, retrospective, schools of cinema

Vancouver Intl. Film Festival
Edition: 23rd
Location: Vancouver
Address: 1008 Homer St., Suite 410
Vancouver, BC V6B 2X1
Canada
Phone: (604) 685-0260
Fax: (604) 688-8221
Web site: www.viff.org
E-mail: viff@viff.org
Contact: Alan Franey
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Sep. 23-Oct. 8, 2004
Genre: Documentary features independent features, international features, short films, east Asian and Canadian cinema

VC Filmfest: The Visual Communications Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film & Video Festival
Edition: 21st
Location: Los Angeles
Address: 120 Judge John Aiso St.
Basement Level
Los Angeles, CA 90012
United States
Phone: (213) 680-4462, Ext. 68
Fax: (213) 687-4848
Web site: www.vconline.org
E-mail: info@vconline.org
Contact: Abraham Ferrer, David Magdael (Co-Directors)
Deadline: Nov. 15, early; Dec. 17, final
Competitive: Yes
Dates: April 28-May 5, 2005
Genre: Asian Pacific American and Asian international filmmakers and/or subject matter

VCU French Film Festival
Edition: 13th
Location: Richmond, Va.
Address: 310 N. Shafer St., Room 102
Richmond, VA 23284-2021
United States
Phone: (804) 827-3456
Fax: (804) 355-4744
Web site: www.frenchfilm.vcu.edu
E-mail: frenchfilm@vcu.edu
Contact: Peter Kirkpatrick
Competitive: No
Dates: March 2005
Genre: International features, French features, French shorts

Venice Intl. Film Festival
Edition: 61st
Location: Venice, Italy
Address: Ca’ Giustinian
San Marco, 1364
30124 Venice, Italy
Phone: +39 041 5218711
Web site: www.labiennale.org
E-mail: giovanni.alberti@labiennale.org
Contact: Luigi Cuciniello
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Sep. 1-11, 2004
Genre: International features, international short films

Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival
Edition: 11th
Location: Victoria, B.C.
Address: 808 View St.
Victoria, BC V8W 1K2
Canada
Phone: (250) 389-0444
Fax: (250) 389-0444
Web site: www.vifvf.com
E-mail: programmer@vifvf.com
Contact: M. Donovan Aikman
Deadline: Oct. 15
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Feb. 4-13, 2005
Genre: Children’s features, documentary features, independent features, independent short films, international features

Vienna Intl. Film Festival
Edition: 42nd
Location: Vienna, Austria
Address: Siebensterngasse 2
1070 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 1 526 59 47
Fax: +43 1 523 41 72
Web site: www.viennale.at
E-mail: office@viennale.at
Contact: Catrin Seefranz
Competitive: No
Dates: Oct. 15-27, 2004
Genre: Documentary features, independent features, independent short films, international features, international short films

Vilnius Spring
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Address: Nemencines pl. 4
10102 Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone: +370 616 45 643
Fax: +370 5 276 42 54
Web site: www.kino.lt
E-mail: info@kino.lt
Contact: Grazina Arlickaite
Competitive: No
Dates: Mar. 25-Apr. 2, 2005
Genre: General features, independent features, international features, retrospective, women’s films

Virginia Film Festival
Edition: 17th
Location: Charlottesville, Va.
Address: 617 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 400869
Charlottesville, VA 22904
United States
Phone: 1-800-UVA-FEST
E-mail: info@vafilm.com
Contact: Richard Herskowitz
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Oct. 28-31, 2004
Genre: Documentary features, independent features, international features, ihort films, silent films

Visions du Reel
Edition: 11th
Location: Nyon, Switzerland
Address: P.O. Box 593
1260 Nyon 1
Switzerland
Phone: +41(22) 365 44 55
Fax: +41(22) 365 44 50
Web site: www.visionsdureel.ch
E-mail: docnyon@visionsdureel.ch
Contact: Jean Perret
Deadline: Oct. 15 for films completed before September; Jan. 15 for films completed after September
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Apr. 18-24, 2005
Genre: Documentary features

Vistas Film Festival
Location: Dallas
Address: 717 N. Harwood, 20th Floor
Dallas, TX 75201
United States
Phone: (214) 932-6032
Fax: (214) 880-0628
E-mail: jfrank@hyehernandez.org
Contact: J.Frank Hernandez, Herculano Hernandez, Elida Hernandez
Competitive: No
Dates: Sep. 30-Oct. 3, 2004
Genre: Animated features, documentary features, independent features, international features, short films, Spanish and English films, Latino films

W

Warsaw Intl. Film Festival
Edition: 20th
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Address: P.O. Box 816
PL-00-950 Warsaw 1
Poland
Phone: +48 22 621 4647
Fax: +48 22 621 6268
Web site: www.wff.pl
E-mail: festiv@wff.pl
Contact: Stefan Laudyn
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Oct. 7-18, 2004
Genre: International features, documentary features

Waterfront Film Festival
Edition: 7th
Location: Saugatuck, Mich.
Address: P.O. Box 387
Saugatuck, MI 49453
United States
Phone: (269) 857-8351
Fax: (269) 857-1072
Web site: www.waterfrontfilm.org
E-mail: info@waterfrontfilm.org
Contact: Hopwood DePree, Dana DePree, Dori DePree, Kori Eldean, Judy Smith
Deadline: March 18
Competitive: No
Dates: Jun. 9-12, 2005
Genre: Documentary features, gay & lesbian, independent features, independent short films, international features, Michigan films

Weiterstadt Open-Air Filmfest
Edition: 29th
Location: Weiterstadt, Germany
Address: Kino im Buergerzentrum
Carl-Ulrich-Str. 9 – 11
D-64331 Weiterstadt, Germany
Phone: +49 – 6150 – 12185
Fax: +49 – 6150 – 14073
Web site: www.filmfest-weiterstadt.de
E-mail: filmfest@weiterstadt.de
Contact: Andreas Heidenreich, Jochen Pollitt
Deadline: May 15
Competitive: No
Dates: Aug. 11-15, 2005
Genre: Short films, general features, documentary features

Westchester County Intl. Film Festival
Edition: 6th
Location: White Plains, N.Y.
Address: 148 Martine Ave., Suite 107
White Plains, NY 10601
United States
Phone: (914) 995-2917
Fax: (914) 995-2948
Web site: www.westchestergov.com/filmoffice
E-mail: iis3@westchestergov.com
Contact: Iris Stevens
Deadline: Feb. 1, films; Jan 1, screenplays
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Mar. 11-14, 2005
Genre: Documentary features, documentary short films, general features, short films, student shorts

Williamsburg Film Festival
Edition: 9th
Location: Williamsburg, Va.
Address: 3032 Richmond Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States
Phone: (757) 482-2490
Web site: www.williamsburgfilmfestival.org
E-mail: wsasser@earthlink.net
Contact: Bill Sasser
Competitive: No
Dates: Mar. 9-12, 2005
Genre: General features

Williamstown Film Festival
Edition: 6th
Location: Williamstown, Mass.
Address: Box 81
Williamstown, MA 01267
United States
Phone: (413) 458-9700
Fax: (413) 458-2702
Web site: www.Williamstownfilmfest.com
E-mail: contactus@williamstownfilmfest.com
Contact: Steve Lawson
Competitive: No
Dates: Oct. 22-31, 2004
Genre: Comedy, documentary features, independent features, independent short films

Win Film Festival
Edition: 5th
Location: Los Angeles
Address: 2118 Wilshire Blvd., #144
Santa Monica, CA 90403
United States
Phone: (310) 229-5365
Web site: www.winfemme.com
E-mail: info@winfemme.com
Contact: Joy Tuttle, Phyllis Stuart
Deadline: Aug. 31
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Nov. 4-7, 2004
Genre: Documentary features, general features, short films, women’s films

Wine Country Film Festival
Edition: 19th
Location: Napa and Sonoma, Calif.
Address: 12000 Henno Road
P.O. Box 303
Glen Ellen, CA 95442
United States
Phone: (707) 996-2536
Web site: wcff.us
E-mail: wcfilmfest@aol.com
Contact: Stephen Ashton
Deadline: Jan. 15, early; May 10, late
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Jul. 20-Aug. 16, 2005
Genre: Documentary features, general features, independent features, international features, short films, Native American films

Winslow Film Festival
Edition: 3rd
Location: Winslow, Ariz.
Address: 303 E. Second St.
Winslow, AZ 86047
United States
Phone: (818) 219-9339
Web site: www.winslowfilmfestival.org
E-mail: info@winslowfilmfestival.org
Contact: Jennifer Lee
Deadline: Oct. 5
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Oct. 21-24, 2004
Genre: Documentary features, documentary short films, independent features, independent short films, visual effects

Women in the Director’s Chair Intl. Film & Video Festival
Edition: 24th
Location: Chicago
Address: 941 W. Lawrence #500
Chicago, IL 60640
United States
Phone: (773) 907-0610
Fax: (773) 907-0381
Web site: www.widc.org
E-mail: widc@sbcglobal.net
Deadline: Sept. 1, early; Oct. 1, late
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Mar. 16-20, 2005
Genre: Women’s films

Women with Vision Film Festival
Edition: 12th
Location: Minneapolis, Minn.
Address: Walker Art Center
725 Vineland Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403
United States
Phone: (612) 375-7615
Fax: (612) 375-7619
Web site: www.walkerart.org
E-mail: sheryl.mousley@walkerart.org
Contact: Sheryl Mousley
Deadline: Jan. 15
Competitive: No
Dates: May. 4-21, 2005
Genre: Directors, documentary features, independent features, international features, women’s films, films directed by women

Woods Hole Film Festival
Edition: 14th
Location: Woods Hole, Mass.
Address: P.O. Box 624
Woods Hole, MA 02543
United States
Phone: (508) 495-3456
Web site: www.woodsholefilmfestival.org
E-mail: info@woodsholefilmfestival.org
Contact: Judy Laster
Deadline: May 1
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Jul. 25-Aug. 1, 2005
Genre: Animated short films, documentary features, documentary short films, independent features, independent short films

Woodstock Film Festival
Location: Woodstock, NY
Address: PO Box 1406, 86 Mill Hill Road
Woodstock, NY 12498
United States
Phone: (845) 679-4265
Fax: (509) 479-5414
Web site: www.woodstockfilmfestival.com
E-mail: info@woodstockfilmfestival.com
Contact: Meira Blaustein
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Oct. 13-17, 2004
Genre: Documentary features, General features, Independent features, Music, Short films

World Cinema Naples
Edition: 2nd
Location: Naples, Fla.
Address: 601 Elkcam Circle B-6
Marco Island, FL 34145
United States
Phone: (239) 642-3378
Fax: (239) 394-1736
Web site: worldcinemanaples.com
E-mail: info@worldcinemanaples.com
Contact: Pat Berry
Deadline: March 15
Competitive: Yes
Dates: May. 11-15, 2005
Genre: Documentary features, independent features, independent short films, international features, international short films

World Cinema Naples
Edition: 2nd
Location: Naples, Florida
Address: 601 Elkam Circle, B-6
Marco Island, FL 34145
United States
Phone: (239) 642-3378
Fax: (239) 394-1736
E-mail: pat@marcoislandfilmfest.com
Contact: Pat Berry
Competitive: Yes
Dates: May. 13-16, 2005
Genre: Children’s features, independent features, independent short films, international features, international short films

World of Comedy Intl. Film Festival
Edition: 3rd
Location: Toronto
Address: c/o C. Nolan
45 Balliol St., Suite 509
Toronto, ON M4S 1C3
Canada
Phone: (416) 487-7574
Web site: www.worldcomedyfilmfest.com
E-mail: info@worldcomedyfilmfest.com
Contact: Carla Nolan
Deadline: Sept. 30, early; Oct. 29, late
Competitive: Yes
Dates: Feb. 9-13, 2005
Genre: Comedy Features and Shorts. Also documentaries about comedy.

Z

Zlin Intl. Film Festival for Children and Youth
Edition: 45th
Location: Zlin, Czech Republic
Address: Filmova 174
761 79 Zlin, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 577 592 217
Fax: +420 577 592 442
Web site: www.zlinfest.cz
E-mail: festival@zlinfest.cz
Contact: Vitezslav Jandak, Petr Koliha
Deadline: March 15
Competitive: Yes
Dates: May. 29-Jun. 4, 2005
Genre: Animated features, animated short films, children’s features, student features, student shorts

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