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Film Fest list – February

Brandon Film Festival/30 Below Film and Video Competition
Edition: 34th
Box 21084
West End Postal Outlet,
Brandon, Manitoba, R7B 3W8
Phone: (204) 727-9704
Fax: (204) 726-7649
Web site: www.filmfest.mb.ca
E-mail: filmfest@mts.net
Director/programmer: Raymond MacIsaac
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2000
Canadian features, shorts and seminars. Competitive shorts are accepted from
Canadian filmmakers who are under 30 years of age.
Dates: Feb. 1-4, 2001
Location: Brandon, Manitoba

Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival
Edition: 7th
101-610 Johnson St.
Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 1M4
Phone: (250) 239-0444
Fax: (250) 380-1547
Web site: mypage.direct.ca/v/vifvf
E-mail: vifvf@direct.ca
Director/contact: Kathy Kay
Programmer: Donovan Aikman
Deadline: Oct. 27, 2000
Features and shorts in narrative or documentary. Includes forum.
Dates: Feb. 2-11, 2001
Location: Victoria, British Columbia

Berlin International Film Festival
Edition: 51st
Potsdamer Strasse 5
D-10785 Berlin
Phone: + 49 30 25 920 -0
Fax: + 49 30 25 920 -299
Web site: www.berlinale.de
E-mail: info@berlinale.de
Director/programmer: Moritz de Hadeln
Contact: Werner Gondolf
Deadline: Nov. 20, 2000
Dates: Feb. 7-18, 2001
Location: Berlin

Mardi Gras Film Festival
Edition: 9th
P.O. Box 1081
Darlinghurst, NSW 1300
Phone: 61-2-9332-4938
Fax: 61-2-9331-2988
Web site: www.queerscreen.com.au
E-mail: info@queerscreen.com.au
Director/programmer: Richard King
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2000
Fest for lesbian and gay films.
Dates: Feb. 7-18, 2001
Location: Sydney

AngelCiti Los Angeles Film Festival & Market
Edition: 2nd
1680 N. Vine St., Suite 904
Hollywood, CA 90028
Fax: (323) 466-7855
Web site: www.AngelCiti.com
E-mail: Info@AngelCiti.com
Director/contact: Adam Zoblotsky
Programmer:Melanie Minella
Deadline: Dec. 6, 2000
Focuses on up and coming independent filmmakers.
Dates: Feb. 8-18, 2001
Location: Los Angeles.

Florida Gulf Coast Jewish Film Festival
Edition: 2nd
P.O. Box 271786
Tampa, FL 33688
Phone: (813) 961-5357
Fax: (813) 962-4072
Web site:www.fgcjff.org
E-mail: fgcjff@aol.com
Director/programmer:Ann Regina Miller
Deadline: Open
Features and shorts with Jewish themes. Documentaries, fiction, comedy, drama and a children’s matinee.
Dates: Feb. 8-18, 2001
Location: Tampa and Largo, Fla.

International Forum of New Cinema
Edition: 31st
Potsdamer Str. 2, 6th Fl.
10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49-30-269 55-200
Fax: +49-30-269 55-222
Web site: www.fdk-berlin.de
E-mail: forum@fdk-berlin.de
Director:Ulrich Gregor
Programmers:Erika and Ulrich Gregor, Erika Richter, Peter B. Schumann, Christoph Terhechte, Dorothee Wenner
Contact:Karen Moeller
Deadline: Nov. 20, 2000
Shows new feature-length films and documentaries. Noncompetitive; prizes awarded.
Dates: Feb. 8-18, 2001
Location: Berlin

Mobius Advertising Awards
Edition: 30th
841 N. Addison Ave.
Elmhurst, IL 60126-1291
Phone: (630) 834-7773
Fax: (630) 834-5565
Web site: www.mobiusawards.com
E-mail: mobiusinfo@mobiusawards.com
Director/programmer:J.W. Anderson
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2000
Honors outstanding TV and radio commericals, print advertising and package design.
Date: Feb. 8, 2001
Location: Chicago

Pan-African Film Festival
Edition: 9th
P.O. Box 2418
Beverly Hills, CA 90213
Phone: (323) 295-1706
Fax: (323) 295-1952
Web site: www.paff.org
E-mail: lapaff@aol.com
Director/contact: Ayuko Babu
Programmer: Asantewa Olatunji
Deadline: Oct. 31, 2000
Showcases more than 75 features, shorts and documentaries of all subjects and genres about people of African descent. Competition.
Dates: Feb. 8-19, 2001
Location: Los Angeles, then touring Denver, Atlanta, Houston and Dominica, West Indies.

Director’s View Film Festival
Edition: 2nd
8 Old Stone Road
Darien, CT 06820
Phone: (203) 655-2969
Fax: (914) 533-0269
Web site: www.thedirectorsview.com
E-mail: EWetzelNelson@aol.com
Director:Robert T. Kesten
Programmer/contact:Elizabeth Nelson
Deadlines:Sept. 30, 2000, for early entries; Oct. 31, 2000, for midentries; Nov. 25, 2000 for final entries.
Competitive fest for narrative shorts and features.
Dates: Feb. 9-12, 2001
Locations:Stamford, Conn., Westchester County, N.Y.

Phoenix Film Festival
Edition: 1st
55012 N. 7th Ave., #719
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Phone: 1-877-358-1574
Fax: 1-800-293-7936
Web site: www.phxfilm.com
E-mail: phxfilm@hotmail.com
Director/contact:Golan Ramras
Programmer:Chris LaMont
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2000
Showcases features made for less than $1 million and shorts made for less than $50,000.
Dates: Feb 9-11, 2001
Location: Phoenix

Portland International Film Festival
Edition: 24th
1219 SW Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: (503) 221-1156
Fax: (503) 294-0874
Web site: www.nwfilm.org
E-mail: info@nwfilm.org
Director/programmer: Bill Foster
Contact: Jenny Jones
Deadline: Oct. 30, 2000
Shows new international films.
Dates: Feb. 9-25, 2001
Location: Portland, Ore.

Student International Film Festival
Edition: 1st
8 Old Stone Road
Darien, CT 06820
Phone: (203) 655-2969
Fax: (914) 533-0269
Web site: www.dvff.org
E-mail: EWetzelNelson@aol.com
Director: Robert T. Kesten
Programmer/contact: Elizabeth Nelson
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2000, for early entries ($25 fee) Oct. 31, 2000 for mid-entries ($40 fee); Nov. 25, 2000 for final entries ($100 fee).
From from high-school or university students.
Descrip: 16mm and video. Send a form of student ID with submissions from filmmakers who are in a full time educational program (high school or university). Competitive, narrative (shorts and features).
Dates: Feb. 9-12, 2001
Location: Stamford, CT.

Hollywood Black Film Festival
Edition: 3rd
1620 Centinela Ave., Suite 204
Inglewood, CA 90302
Phone: (310) 348-3942
Fax: (310) 348-3949
Web site: www.hbff.org
E-mail: info@hbff.org
Director/contact: Tanya Kersey-Henley
Programmer: Jacqueline Blaylock
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2000, for early entries; Sept. 30, 2000 for final entries.
Competitive fest for independent films by black filmmakers. Accepts features, shorts, documentaries, animation and student films.
Dates: Feb. 14-18, 2001
Location: Culver City, Calif.

Mardi Gras Film Festival
Edition: 9th
P.O. Box 1081
Darlinghurst, NSW 1300
12a/94 Oxford St.
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
Phone: 61-2-9332 4938
Fax: 61-2-9331 2988
Web site: www.queerscreen.com.au
E-mail: info@queerscreen.com.au
Director/programmer:Richard King
Contact: John Foster
Deadline: Nov. 17, 2000
Gay and lesbian films.
Dates: Feb. 14-25, 2001
Location: Sydney

Media City
Edition: 7th
c/o Artcite/ HOT
109 University Ave. West
Windsor, Ontario, N9A 5P4
Phone/Fax: (519) 977-6564
Web site: www.netcore.ca/~hot
E-mail: artcite@netcore.ca
Director: Christopher McNamara
Programmer/contact: Jeremy Rigsby
Deadline: Nov. 17, 2000
Experimental film and video art.
Dates: Feb. 14-17, 2001
Location: Windsor, Ontario

Moxie! — Santa Monica Film Festival
Edition: 4th
3000 W. Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: (310) 264-4274
Fax: (310) 388-1538
Web site: www.smff.com
E-mail: moxie@smff.com
Director/programmer: Albert de Quay
Contact: Ian Egos
Deadline: Nov. 2, 2000 for Moxie! awards; rollilng deadline for festival.
Top films from monthly film series and other films presented in the annual Moxie! Awards. Competitive
Dates: Feb. 14-19, 2001 Location: Santa Monica, Calif.

Brainwash Movie Festival
Edition: 7th
P.O. Box 23302
Oakland, CA 94623-0302
Phone: (415) 273-1545
Web site: www.brainwashm.com
E-mail: shelby@brainwashm.com
Director/contact: Dave Krzysik
Programmer: Vikki Vaden
Deadline: May 1, 2001
Review and compilation of previous year’s festival of out-of-genre efforts and weird films.
Dates: Mid-February 2001
Location: San Francisco

Out Far! — Phoenix International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Edition: 5th
819 W. Solano Drive,
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Phone: (602) 249-1074
Web site: www.outfar.org
E-mail: outfarfest@excite.org, ettinger@netscape.net
Director/programmer: Amy Ettinger
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2000
Feature-length and short-films. Audience awards for best film, best gay film, best lesbian film, and best short subject.
Dates: Feb. 15-18, 2001
Location: Phoenix

Denver Jazz on Film Festival
Edition: 5th
2 Acoma St., Unit 10
Denver, CO 80223
Phone: (303) 871-1950
Fax: (303) 871-1950
Web site: www.denverjazzfilmfestival.org
E-mail: events@denverjazzfilmfestival.org
Director/programmer:Thomas Goldsmith
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2000
Films or video with a jazz music subject.
Dates: Feb. 16-19, 2001
Location: Denver

Monte Carlo Television Festival
Editon: 41st
4 BD du Jardin Exotique
Monaco, MC98000
Phone: 377 93 10 40 60
Fax: 377 93 50 70 14
Web site: www.tvfestival.com
E-mail: info@tvfestival.com
Director/programmer: David Tomatis
Deadline: End of November 2000
Competition of fiction and news programs.
Dates: Feb. 16-22, 2001
Location: Monaco

Monte Carlo TV Market
Edition: 23rd
4 BD du Jardin Exotique
Monaco, MC98000
Phone: 377 93 10 40 60
Fax: 377 93 50 70 14
Web site: www.tvfestival.com
E-mail: info@tvfestival.com
Director/programmer: David Tomatis
Deadline: End of November 2000
Television market.
Dates: Feb. 19-22, 2001
Location: Monaco

Texas Film Festival
Edition: 8th
MSC Box J-1
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77840
Phone: (979) 845-1515
Fax: (979) 845-5117
Web site: films.tamu.edu
Directors/programmers: Sarah Forbey, Logan Youree
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2000
Accepts independent films and videos in any genre. Competition.
Dates: Feb. 20-24, 2001
Location: College Station, Texas

Boston Underground Film Festival
Edition: 3rd
441 Washington St.
Brookline, MA 02146
Phone: (617) 975-3367
Fax: (617) 566-0073
Web site: www.localsightings.com
E-mail: localsightings@worldnet.att.com
Director/programmer: David Kleiler
Contacts:David Kleiler, Kat Thomas
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2000
Noncompetitive; features and shorts, experimental, offensive and outrageous films.
Dates: Feb. 22-25, 2001
Location: Boston

Cinequest Film Festival
Edition: 11th
P.O. Box 720040
San Jose, CA 95172-0040
Phone: (408) 995-5033
Fax: (408) 995-5713
Web site: www.cinequest.org
E-mail: cineqst@wenet.net
Director: Halfdan Hussey
Programmer/contact: Mike Rabehl
Deadlines: Oct. 13, 2000, for shorts; Oct. 27, 2000, for features
Accepts feature and short films, digital and video of all genres based on artistic, social or stylistic merit.
Dates: Feb. 22-March 4, 2001
Location: San Jose

Freedom Film Festival
Edition: 4th
American Cinema Foundation
9911 W. Pico Blvd., Suite 510
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Phone: (310) 286-9420
Fax: (310) 286-7914
Web site: www.cinemafoundation.com
E-mail: acinema@cinemafoundation.com
Director/programmer: Gary McVey
Contact: Carla Sanders
Noncompetitive showcase program of films from Eastern and Central Europe.
Dates: Feb. 22-25, 2001
Location: Los Angeles

Immaginaria — International Lesbian Film Festival
Edition: 9th
c/o Marina Genovese
Via Calori 13 – 40122
Bologna, Italy
Phone: +39 051 263592
Fax: +39 051 556259
Web site: www2.comune.bologna.it/assclv
E-mail: assclv@iperbole.bologna.it
Director: Marina Genovese
Programmers: Cristina Zanetti, Claudia Stella, Debora Guma, Laura Ciarlone
Deadline: Oct. 30, 2000
Accepts documentary, experimental and fiction films of all lengths and formats; competitive.
Dates: Feb. 22-25, 2001
Location: Bologna, Italy

AFCI Locations Global Expo
Edition: 16th
Phone: (323) 852-4747
Fax: (323) 852-4904
Web site: AFCI.org
E-mail: Maggiec@ix.netcom.com
Executive producer: Maggie Christie
Trade show for worldwide location and location production services.
Dates: Feb. 23-24, 2001
Location: Los Angeles

Fantasporto — Oporto International Film Festival
Edition: 21st
Rua Aníbal Cunha, 84
sala 1.6, 4050
048 Porto, Portugal
Phone: 351 222076050
Fax: 351 222076059
E-mail: info@fantasporto.online.pt, fantas@caleida.pt, fantasporto@hotmail.com
Web site: www.fantasporto.online.pt, www.caleida.pt/fantasporto, www.fantasporto.com
Director/contact: Mário Dorminsky
Programmers:Beatriz Pacheco Pereira, António Reis, Mário Dorminsky
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2000
Official competition for fantasy films, features and shorts.
Dates: Feb. 23-March 3, 2001
Location: Oporto, Portugal

Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou
Edition: 17 th
BP 2505 Ouagadougou
Phone: (226) 30 75 38/33 20 66
Fax: (226) 31 25 09
Web site: www.fespaco.bf
Director/programmer:Baba Hama
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2000
Video, shorts and features; competitive and noncompetitive.
Dates: Feb. 24-March 3, 2001
Location: Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso

U.S. Comedy Arts Festival
Edition: 7th
2049 Century Park East, Suite 4200
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: (310) 201-9595
Fax: (310) 201-9558
Web site: www.uscaf.com
Directors:Stu Smiley, Pat Lee, John Moffitt
Programmer: Kevin Haasarud
Contact: Maddy Hill
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2000
Annual HBO-sponsored event features the best comedy films, theater, sketches,
and standup. Features and shorts play in competition or in a noncompetitive sidebar.
Dates: Feb. 28-March 4, 2001
Location: Aspen, Colo.

Viewpoint — Documentary Filmfestival Gent
Edition: 7th
Sint-Annaplein 63
B-9000 Gent
Phone: 32 9 225 08 45
Fax: 32 9 233 75 22
E-mail: studio.skoop@net7.be
Director: Walter Vander Cruysse
Programmer: Cis Bierinckx
Contact: Katrien
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2000
Competitive for documentary films.
Dates: Feb. 28-March 7, 2001
Location: Gent, Belgium

CINE Golden Eagle Competition
Edition: 42nd
1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 625
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 785-1136
Fax: (202) 785-4114
Web site: www.cine.org
E-mail: info@cine.org
Director: Bruce Bucklin
Deadline: Feb 1 (spring); Aug 1 (Fall)
Films and videos judged by production experts in 22 technical categories. Date:February 2001
Location: Washington, D.C.

International Tourist Film Festival
Edition: 26th
Via S. Pellico, 6
20121 Milano
Phone: 39 02 86464080
Fax: 39 02 72022583
Web site: www.actl.it
E-mail: festival@actl.it, cristina.pozzoli@actl.it
Contact: Edoardo Croci, Cristina Pozzoli
Deadline: December 2000
The competion is open to documentaries, films and commercials for sections in commercial, cultural tourism, environment, fiction, new media, promotional tourism, religious tourism, sport and adventure, TV format and program.
Date:February 2001
Location: Milano, Italy

Lesbian Looks
Edition: 9th
Media Arts
Harvill 226
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: (520) 621-1239
Fax: (520) 621-9662
Web site: w3.arizona.edu/~lgbcom
E-mail: bsecking@u.arizona.edu
Director/programmer:Beverly Seckinger
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2000
Screens works by and about lesbians in all genres.
Dates: February 2001
Location: Tucson, Ariz.

Miami Underground Film & Video Festival
Edition: 1st
110 Fontainebleau Blvd., Suite #211
Miami, FL 33172
Phone: (305) 576-1336, (786) 412-7609
Fax: (305)-571-5003
E-mail: indieparla@worldnet.att.net
Directors:Rey Parla, Ross Power, David Wallack
Programmer/contact:Rey Parla
Deadline: Nov. 24, 2000
Dates: February 2001 Location: Miami, Fla.

New York International Children’s Film Festival
Edition: 4th
176 Broadway, 6C
New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212) 528-0500
Fax: (212) 528-8317
Web site: www.gkids.com
E-mail: emily@gkids.com
Director/contact: Eric Beckman
Programmers:Eric Beckman, Emily Shapiro, Marshall Weber
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2000
Films for children and young people; competitive.
Dates: February 2001
Location: New York

Fetisch Film Fest
Edition: 3rd
c/o K-films,
15 rue de Saintonge
75003 Paris,France
Phone: 331-42747014
Fax: 331-42747024
Web site: www.k-films.com
E-mail: k-films@wanadoo.fr
Director/programmer:Klaus Gerke
Deadline: Dec. 30, 2000
Shorts, feature-length documentary and fiction films about different sexualities. Competitive, with retrospective.
Dates: End of February 2001
Location: Paris

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