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Film Fest listing – September

September (for 2001, click here or scroll down)

BlackFilmFest America
Edition: 1st
c/o UniWorld Group,
100 Avenue of Americas
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 219-1600
Fax: (212) 925-3426
Web: www.goseeblackmovies.com
E-mail: Yasmin@chin-sang.com
Director: Jeff Friday
Programmer: Jeff Friday, Yasmin Chin
Deadline: Submissions for 2000 have already been completed. For 2001, please inquire by e-mail.
A noncompetitive domestic festival held in nine cities to showcase the feature length films by talented independent black filmmakers.
Dates and locations: Sept. 15 – Oct. 1 in New York, Atlanta, Chicago and Washington, D.C.; Oct. 20 – Nov. 5 in Houston, Detroit, Cleveland and Baltimore.

Woodstock Film Festival
Edition: 2nd
P.O. Box 1406
Woodstock, NY 12498
Phone: (845) 679-4265
Fax: (509) 479-5414
Director: Meira Blaustein
Contact: Laurent Rejto
Deadline: June 30, 2001
Fest Dates: Sept. 20-23
Location: Woodstock, New York

Boulder Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Edition: 3rd
2018 14th Street
Boulder, CO 80303-4808
Phone: (303) 494-1518
Fax: (303) 442-7171
Web: www.boulderpride.org/filmfestival
E-mail: events@boulderpride.org
Director: Ramon Jose Diaz
Programmer: Ramon Jose Diaz
Contact: Keith Brown
Annual weeklong festival showcasing films and videos of all lengths and genres, with particular interest in works that place our expectations of love and sex in a cultural and historical context. Shorts juried competition; otherwise, noncompetitive.
Dates: Sept. 18 -24, 2000
Location: Boulder, Colo.

Pitch TV Online Monthly Shortfilm Festival
304 Hudson St
6th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 584-5840
Fax: (212) 584-5845
E-mail: nicolas@pitchinc.com
Web: www.pitchtv.com
Executive producer: Russ Dube
Programmers: Josselin Mahot, Nicolas Liebmann
Contact: Jean David-Boujnah
PitchTV, a monthly noncompetitive online shorts film festival that offers international films with a coinciding live event in New York City.
Location: New York, N.Y.

IFP Market
Edition: 22nd
Independent Feature Project
104 West 29th Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: (212) 465-8200
Fax: (212) 465-8525
Web: www.ifp.org
E-mail: marketinfo@ifp.org
Market Director: Milton Tabbot
Contact: Milton Tabbot
Projects accepted in the following categories: Fiction and documentary features, shorts, works-in-progress (edited scenes/trailers intended for feature-length works) and copyrighted, feature-length, fictional scripts. Special invitational sections and awards include “No Borders” co-production market, “Rough Cuts” for features in rough or fine cut stage, the Gordon Parks Independent Film Awards for work by African American writers and directors, and the Pipedream Script Award for screenplay development.
Dates: Sept. 15 – 22, 2000; Sept. 20 – 27, 2001 (23rd edition)
Location: New York City

Athens International Film Festival, Opening Nights
Edition: 6th
Athens Film Society
Pegasus Publishing and Printing
Benaki & Agiou Nectariou Str
15235, Athens, Greece
Phone: +3 01 6606806
Fax: +3 01 6014137
Web: www.pegasus.gr/sinema/festival
Email: festival@pegasus.gr
Director: Christos Mitsis
Programmer: George Krassakopoulos
Contact: Leda Galanou
Submissions: July 15, 2001
Dates: Sept. 7-14, 2000
City and Country: Athens, Greece

Matita Film Festival – International Meetings on Animated Cinema
Edition: 3rd
Cultural Association “Ex Novo”
Matita Film Festival
Via dei Crociferi, 44
66100 Chieti – ITALY
Phone/Fax: 0039 871 321160
E-mail: exnovo.mff@tiscalinet.it ; info@matitafilmfestival.org
Director & Programmer: Camillo D’Alessandro
Contacts: Mila Paterra, general secretariat coordinator; Domenico Pardi, general management; Ilaria Ottaviano, catalogue coordinator; Camillo D’Alessandro, art – direction.
Festival Dates: Sept. 21-24, 2000
Location: Guardiagrele, District of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy

Pacific Palisades Film Fest
Edition: 1st
15330 Antioch St.
Pacific Palisadses, CA 90272
Phone: (310) 459-7073
Fax: (310) 459-7964
Web: www.palisadesfilmfest.com
Director/Programmer: Bob Sharka
Deadline: Ongoing
A monthly screening of independent films in Beta-SP/Digi-Beta
Dates: Monthly on Sunday evenings
Location: Pacific Palisades, Calif.

Breckenridge Festival of Film
Edition: 20th
P.O. Box 718
Breckenridge, CO 80424
Phone: (970) 453-6200
Fax: (970) 453-2692
Director: Shawnna Gauss
Programmer: Terese Keil
Contact: Shawnna Gauss or Terese Keil
The Breckenridge Festival of Film emphasizes a relaxed atmosphere in which filmmakers are readily accessible to film-goers. Writers, directors, producers and actors discuss their work with audiences in informal sessions following film screenings, at receptions and at outdoor film forums.
Dates: Sept. 14-17, 2000
Location: Breckenridge, Colo.

International Film Camera Festival “Manaki Brothers”
Edition: 21st, 22nd
ul. “8. Mart ” # 4
1000 Skopje
Republic of Macedonia
Phone/ Fax: + 389 91 211 811
Web: www.manaki.com.mk
E-mail: ffmanaki@unet.com.mk
Director: Delcho Mihajlov
Progranmer: Blagoja Kunovski
Contact: Stela Stojanova
A competitive festival giving credit to the cinematographer’s work in a motion picture. The Festival Award is the Golden, Silver and Bronze Camera 300 presented by a five-member international jury.
Dates: Sept. 27-Oct. 1, 2000; Sept. 26-Oct. 30, 2001
Location: Bitola, Republic of Macedonia

The Cripple Creek Film Festival
Edition: 2nd
P.O. Box 219
400 W. Midland Ave.,Suite 232
Woodland Park,CO 80866
Phone: (719) 686-9249
Fax: (719) 686-9249
Web: cripplecreekfilmfest.com
E-mail: michaelherst@cripplecreekfilmfest.com
Director: Michael R. Herst
Programmer: Michael R. Herst
Contact: Michael R. Herst
Interactive film festival allowing direct participation of festival patrons in the making of a short film. Celebrity guests, awards gala, screenplay contest and industry
workshops and panels, fill the weekend. Film and screenplay submissions of open genres are welcome. (Competitive)
Dates: Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2000
Location: Cripple Creek, Colo.

Festival ¡Cine Latino!, presented by Cine Acciòn
Edition: 8th, 9th
346 Ninth St., 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 553-8140
Fax: (415) 553-8137
Web: http://www.cineaccion.com
E-mail: cineaccion@aol.com
Director/Programmer: Rosalia Valencia
Deadline: Spring 2001 (exact date TBD)
Cine Acción’s Festival ¡Cine Latino! showcases short and feature films by, for and about the Latino community in a nonmarket, noncompetitive forum. The festival screens works by first time filmmakers and established artists from the United States and Latin America.
Festival Dates: Sept. 14-17 and 21-23, 2000; Sept. 13-16 and 20-23, 2001
Location: San Francisco and Berkeley, Calif.

Black Filmworks Festival of Film & Video
Edition: 12th
322 Webster St., Ste. 400
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 465-0804
Fax: (510) 839-9858
Web: www.blackfilmmakershall.org
E-mail: bfhfinc@aol.com
Directors: Felix Curtis, Dorothy Karvi
Programmer: Felix Curtis
Contact: Dorothy Karvi
Dates: Sept. 28-30, Oct. 1, 6-8, 2000
Location: Oakland, Calif.

Sea to Sky Film Festival
Edition: 5th
Box 3640
Garibaldi Highlands, British Columbia, V0N 1T0
Phone: (604) 898-5930
Fax: (604) 898-5930
Web: www.sea-to-sky.net/filmfest
E-mail: apolo@mountain-inter.net
Director: Adriane Polo
Coordinator: Holly Jaquard
Contact: Adriane Polo
A competitive festival for independent films. There is no entry fee and the categories are; comedy, documentary, drama and experimental. All recently produced 16 mm and 35 mm films and professional quality videos are eligible. Must be under 30 minutes in length.
Dates: Sept. 21 – 22, 2000
Location: Squamish, British Columbia, Canada

New York Film Festival 2001
Edition: 39th
Film Society of Lincoln Center
165 W. 65 St., 4th Floor
New York, NY 10023
Phone: (212) 875-5638
Fax: (212) 875-5636
Web: www.filmlinc.com
E-mail: sbensman@filmlinc.com
Director: Richard Pena
Contact: Sara Bensman
Deadline: July 2001
All genres and lengths; non-competitive; works must be
available on 16mm or 35mm only for public screenings.
Dates: Sept. 28-Oct. 14, 2001
Location: New York, N.Y.

Black Cinema Café
Edition: 3rd
c/o UniWorld Films
100 Avenue of the Americas
16th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 219-7144
Fax: (212) 965-8445
Web: www.GoSeeBlackMovies.com
Director: Jeff Friday
Programmer: Reggie Scott
Contact: Reggie Scott
Deadline: Ongoing
Monthly showcase of independent black films, set in a restaurant environment. Feature length and short programs screened, followed by discussions with the director and/or cast of the films.
Dates: September through April
Locations: New York; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Chicago; Detroit

Leonardo DiCaprio Online Film Festival
Edition: 1st
P.O. 4351
PMB 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90078
Web: www.leofest.com
Director: Alexis Magagni-Seely
Asst. Director: Trai Williams
Contacts: Alexis Magagni-Seely, Trai Williams
Deadline: Ongoing
Competition and out-of-competition short films in biweekly rounds in four
categories: narrative, documentary, alternative and animation.
Dates: The festival is year round.

Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica
Edition: 57th
La Biennale di Venezia
Ca’ Giustinian S. Marco Venezia 30124
Phone: ++39 041 5218711
Fax: ++39 041 5227539
Web: www.labiennale.org
E-mail: das@labiennale.com
Director: Alberto Barbera
Competitive and non-competitive section, short film. Competition documentaries, videos
Dates: Aug. 30-Sept. 9, 2000
Location: Venice, Italy

WriterDirector.com Film Festival
Edition: 1.3 (1st year, 3rd season)
P.O. Box 689
Northboro, MA 01532
Phone: (508)842-2301
website: www.writerdirector.com
E-mail: festival@writerdirector.com
Director/Contact: Peter Bohush
Deadline: Sept. 20 for fall 2000 fest; Dec. 20 for winter 2001 fest
Online film festival strictly for writer-directors. Winners chosen four times a year: winter, spring, summer and fall. Year-end winners chosen from among the seasonal winners and finalists. Festival entries may have been produced on any format of film or video.
Dates: Ongoing, quarterly competition.
Location: Year-end winners presented in New England area and on cable television show.

Fantastisk Film Festival
Edition: 6th, 7th
Stora Varvsgatan 11k:1
211 19 Malmö, Sweden
Phone: +46-40 12 46 66
Fax: +46-40 12 22 66
Web: www.fff.se
E-mail: info@fff.se
Director: Magnus Paulsson
Programmer: Magnus Bjarne
Contact: Joachim Tevebring
Deadline: July 30, 2001
Scandinavia’s only film festival dedicated to the films of the fantastic. We run both a feature and a shorts competition.
Dates: Sept. 20-24, 2000; Sept.19-23, 2001
Location: Lund & Malmö, Sweden

c/o Filmschool
443 Greenwich Street, Suite 6e
New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 966-1424
Fax: (212) 966-1579
Web: www.FLMSCL.com
E-mail: flmscl@hotmail.com
Directors: David Levine, Adam Levite, Francine Hermelin
Programmers: David Levine, Adam Levite, Francine Hermelin
Contacts: David Levine, Adam Levite, Francine Hermelin
Deadline: Ongoing
RETinevitable explores and promotes contemporary film, visual arts, music, architecture and design cultures through a unique mode of presentation. We are continually looking for new work as we have periodic ongoing events throughout the year in various locations
Dates: Ongoing
Locations: Based in New York

AFFMA International Film Festival
Edition: 3rd
2919 Maxwell Street
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 663-1882
Fax: (323) 663-1882
Web: www.affma.org
E-mail: affma_filmfestival@yahoo.com
Director: Festival committee
Contact: Mrs. Minassian
Feature films, shorts, documentaries, animation; competitive.
Dates: Sept. 8-10, 2000
Location: Los Angeles

Latin American Film Festival
Edition: 11th, 12th
c/o Metro Cinemas Ltd
Rupert House
19 Rupert Street
London W1D 7PA
United Kingdom
Phone: +44-(0)20-7434 3357
Fax: +44-(0)20-7287 2112
Web: www.latinamericanfilmfestival.com
E-mail: eva@metrocinema.co.uk
Director/Programmer: Eva Tarr Kirkhope
Contact: Eva Tarr Kirkhope
Deadline: June 29, 2001
Contemporary films from Latin America, Spain and Portugal surveying current trends. Features, shorts and documentaries. Audience award.
Dates: Sept. 1-14, 2000; Sept. 7-20, 2001
Location: London

Short Pictures International Film Festival
Edition: 4th
P.O. Box 18447
Beverly Hills, CA 90209
Phone: (310) 558-6691
Web: www.spiffest.com
E-mail: info@spiffest.com
Director: Joy A. Kennelly
Contact: Nidia Augustin
Honoring achievement in short film, animation, documentaries, spec commercials, digital and experimental works under 15 minutes in length.
Dates: Sept. 20-22, 2000
Location: Los Angeles

South Bronx Film & Video Festival
Edition: 5th
c/o The Point
940 Garrison Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: (718) 542-4139
Fax: (718) 542-4988
Web: www.ThePoint.org
E-mail: majoracarter@usa.net
Director/Programmer: Majora Carter
Media Contact: Charles Rice-Gonzalez, (718) 542-0267
Deadline: July 31, 2001
The festival screens and awards shorts and features in the categories of narrative, documentary, experimental and work by young filmmakers (under age 18). There also is a special category called “Films About the Bronx” for works by Bronx filmmakers or where the Bronx plays a major role in the creation of the film.
Dates: Sept. 20 – 22, 2001
Location: Bronx, N.Y.

Morbegno Film Festival
Edition: 3rd
Morbegno Film Festival
c/o Associazione Culturale Zert
Casella postale 138
23017 – Morbegno (So) – Italy
Phone: +39.0342.614979
Fax: +39.0342.600707
Web: www.zert.it
E-mail: mff@zert.it
Director: Alberto Frigino
Deadline: July 2, 2001
Competitive for shorts, noncompetitive for short and feature films
Dates: Sept. 19-23, 2001
Location: Morbegno, Italy

Donostia-San Sebastian International Film Festival
Edition: 48th
Plaza Oquendo S/N
20004 San Sebastian
Phone: 34 943 481212
Fax: 34 943 481218
E-mail: ssiff@sansebastianfestival.com
Web: www.sansebastianfestival.com
Director/Contact: Diego Galan
Categories: general subject matter, full-length features, retrospectives. No fee competitive. Category “A” FIAPF.
Dates: Sept. 21-30, 2000
Location: San Sebastian, Spain

Focus on Asia 2001 Fukuoka International Film Festival
Edition: 11th
c/o Fukuoka City Hall
1-8-1, Tenjin, Chuo-ku,
Fukuoka, 810-8620 Japan
Phone: 81-92-733-5170
Fax: 81-92-733-5595
Web: http://www.focus-on-asia.com
E-mail: info@focus-on-asia.com
Director: Tadao Sato
Exhibition of films of Asia, noncompetitive.
Dates: Sept. 7-16, 2001
Location: Fukuoka City, Japan

The WideScreen Film Festival
Edition: 6th
6200 Atherton Street
Long Beach, CA 90815
Phone: (562) 985-7098
Fax: (562) 985-8398
Web: www.carpenterarts.org
E-mail: cpac@csulb.edu
Director: Bethany Price
Programmer: Gary J. Prebula
Contact: Bethany Price
Showcasing classic and newer wide-format films.
Dates: Sept. 20-24 2000
Location: Long Beach, Calif.

Edition: 4th
P.O. Box 1957
Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10113
Phone: (212) 217-1154
Fax: (212) 645-5971
Web: www.resfest.com
E-mail: jw@resfest.com
Director: Jonathan Wells
Programmers: Jonathan Wells, John Scalise, John Turk
Contact: Jonathan Wells
New films by new filmmakers using new technologies. The festival showcases the best in digital filmmaking through screenings of features, shorts, music videos, exhibits and panel discussions. The festival awards an “Audience Choice Award” for best shortfilm.
Dates and locations: Sept. 7-9, 2000, San Francisco; Sept. 14-16, 2000, Seattle; Sept. 29-30, 2000, London; Oct. 5-7, 2000, Chicago; Oct. 12-15, 2000, Montreal; Oct. 18-21, 2000, New York; Nov. 1-5, 2000, Los Angeles; Nov. 16-19, 2000, Seoul; Nov. 24-26, 2000, Tokyo; Dec. 2-3, 2000, Osaka

Independent Film Society
Edition: 15th
P.O. Box 230785
Encinitas,CA 92023-0785
Phone: (760) 942-5988
Fax: (760) 942-5988
Web: www.independentfilmsociety.org
E-mail: dhare@independentfilmsociety.org, dhare@home.com
Director: Dan Hare
Programmers: Dan Hare, Paula Jackson
Contact: Dan Hare
Deadline: Ongoing
Monthly premiere screening events. Submissions who are picked win the “Selected Feature Film Series” spot in our line up. Noncompetitve. Feature-length films only.
Dates: Monthly
Location: Encinitas and Carlsbad, Calif.

GAIT Television and Internet Festival
Edition: 1st
5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1700
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: (323)782-7180
Fax: (323)782-7181
Web: www.GAIT.net
E-mail: info@GAIT.net
Director: Brian Nash
Programmer: Joe Weber
Contact: Brian Nash
The 2000 GAIT Festival is a celebration and recognition of independent television producers who create programs for either broadcast or webcast. The 2000 GAIT Festival will honor and recognize independent productions of drama, comedy, animation, children’s programming, reality based (gameshows, talkshows, etc.) and news/documentary.
Dates: Sept. 7-8, 2000
Location: Los Angeles

Manhattan Short Film Festival.
Edition: 3rd
Phone: (212) 613-5878
Web: www.msfilmfest.com
E-mail: msfilmfest@aol.com
Director: Nicholas Mason
Programmer: Sorrel Tomlinson
Contact: Nicholas Mason
The festival accepts 14 short films no longer than 12 minutes from around the world for viewing in Union Square Park. Competitive.
Dates: Sept. 22, 2000
Location: Union Square Park, New York City

BBC British Short Film Festival
Edition: 13th
Room B202, BBC Centre House
56 Wood Lane
London, W12 7SB
United Kingdom
Phone: 44 (0)20 743 8000, Ext. 62222 or 62052
Fax: 44 (0)20 740 8540
Web: www.britishshortfilmfest.com
E-mail: info@britishshortfilmfest.com
Director: Amanda Casson
Programmer: Amanda Casson
Contact: Lisa Murray
Deadline: June 1, 2001
Competitive for all genres of short film and video up to 40 mins.
Dates: September 2001
Location: London

Festival Itinerante de Cortometrajes Sueños Cortos
Edition: 2nd
La Nave de Los Suenos
Moreno 1379, 2nd Floor 1091
Buenos Aires
Phone: (54-11) 4383-9834
Web: www.scortos.com.ar/
E-mail: festival@scortos.com.ar
Director: Pablo Flores
Programmer: Jose Ludovico
Contact: Federico Borobio
Competitive independent shorts festival, all categories, national tour.
Dates: August to December 2000
Locations: Buenos Aires, Rosario, La Plata, Cordoba, Mendoza, Bariloche, Villa Gesell

Film by the Sea
Edition: 2nd
Spuikomweg 5 4381 LZ
Vlissingen, Netherlands
Phone: 31 118 412437
Fax: 31 118 416093
Web: www.filmbythesea.com
E-mail: bythesea@zeelandnet.nl
Director: Leo Hannewijk
Programmer: Leo Hannewijk
Contact: Monique Dupper
Competitive section
Dates: Sept. 12-17, 2000
Locations: Vlissingen and Middelburg, Netherlands

Aspen Filmfest
110 E Hallam, Suite 102
Aspen, CO 81611
Phone: (970) 925-6882
Fax: (970) 925-1967
Web: www.aspenfilm.org
E-mail: bwhite@aspenfilm.org
Director: Laura Thielen
Contact: Jennifer Swanson
Feature-length films 60 minutes or longer. No shorts.
Dates: Sept. 27-Oct. 1, 2000
Location: Aspen, Colo.

Festival International du Cinéma au Féminin
Edition: 2nd
Sandrine PABAN
Festival du Cinéma au Féminin
9, rue du Hameau
75 015 Paris
Phone: 01 56 36 17 91
Fax: 01 56 36 17 91
Web: perso.wanadoo.fr/festival.cinema.feminin.arcachon
E-mail: festival.cinema.feminin@wanadoo.fr
Director: Philippe Galland
Programmers: Frédérique Moreau, Thierry Cheze
Contact: Sandrine Paban
Women in cinema, long films; competitive.
Dates: Sept. 18-24, 2000
Location: Arcachon, France

Woman To Woman
Zoie Films Festival
539 Salem Woods Drive
Marietta, GA 30067
Phone: (404) 816-0602
Fax: (678) 560-6777
Web: www.zoiefilms.com
E-mail: info@zoiefilms.com
Director: Victoria Lynn Weston
Programmer: Kathryn Elliott
Contacts: Victoria Lynn Weston, Kathryn Elliott, Michael Bergman
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2000
Films, video and animations about women. Historical, political, celebrity women,
community women, unsavory women. All lengths, all formats. Entry fee: $25.00 Competitive.
Date: Sept. 10, 2000

Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival
Edition: 2nd
207 Silver Palm Ave.
Melbourne, FL 32901
Phone: (321)724-4010
Fax: (321)725-2572
Web: www.3boysproductions.com
E-mail: TCRonin2@aol.com
Director: Terry Cronin
Programmer: Jeff Hall
Contact: Pat Martin
Shorts and full length.
Dates: Sept. 8-9, 2000
Location: Melbourne, Fla.

Digital Hollywood
421 Hudson St., #320
New York, NY 10014
Phone: (212) 352-9720
Web: www.digitalhollywood.com
E-mail: info@digitalhollywood.com
Director: Victor Harwood
Dates: Sept. 25-28, 2000
Location: Beverly Hills, Calif.

International Filmdays Duisburg IDAF & International Youth Video Forum JVF
Edition: 13th & 8th
Hansjoachim Stampehl
Alemannenstr. 60
D – 97318 Kitzingen
Phone: 0049 9321 21303
Fax: 0049 9321 21308
E-mail: stampehl@t-online.de
Director: Kai Gottlob
Programmer/Contact: Hansjoachim Stampehl
Deadline: April 30, 2001
Short films under 30 minutes; competitive.
Dates: Sept. 20-23, 2001
Location: Duisburg, Germany

Making Scenes Film & Video Festival
Edition: 9th in 2000, 10th in 2001
2 Daly Ave.
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6E2
Phone: (613) 566-2113
Fax: (613) 233-0698
Director: Daniel Grummisch
Programmer: José Sánchez
Contact: Daniel Grummisch
Deadline: July 1, 2001, for festival; ongoing for monthly screenings.
Features and shorts in film and video format celebrating gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender.
Dates: Sept. 14-17 and 21-24, 2000; Sept. 13-16 and 20-23, 2001
Location: Ottawa, Ontario.

Temecula Valley International Film Festival
Edition: 6th
27740 Jefferson Ave. Ste. 100
Temecula, CA 92590
Phone: (909) 699-6267
Fax: (909) 506-4193
Web: www.tviff.com
E-mail: jmmoulton@earthlink.net
Director: Peter J. Barnett
Founder/Programmer: Jo Moulton
Contact: Peter J. Barnett
Independent feature films, shorts, student films and documentaries from around the world. All films screened in THX, Kodak Screen Check theaters. One day dedicated to new technology. High definition and digital films accepted. Competitive and non- competitive categories.
Dates: Sept. 14-17, 2000
Location: Temecula Calif.

Brooklyn Film Festival
Edition: 2nd
216 E. 112th St., Suite #1
New York, NY 10029
Phone/Fax: (212) 426-7674
Web: www.brooklynfilm.org
E-mail: bklynfilminst@hotmail.com
Director: June Perino
Programmer/Contact: Michael Carosone
Competitive festival. Theme is the diversity of the art of film, therefore, all
genres, styles and types of films are accepted.
Dates: Sept. 7-10, 2000
Locations: Brooklyn and Manhattan

Represent The Reel 2000: South Bronx Film & Video Festival
Edition: 4th
Director: Majora Carter
Prizes awarded in following categories: narrative, documentary, experimental/animation, films for young adults, young filmmakers award (18 & under) and films about the Bronx. Formats: 16mm, Beta, 3/4″, 1/2″ VHS.
Dates: Sept. 21-23, 2000
Location: The Point in South Bronx

Samos Mediterranean Documentary Festival
Edition: 4th
76 Methonis St.
10683 Athens Greece
Phone: 30.1.8253065
Fax: 30.1.8253065
E-mail: luciarikaki@excite.com
Director: Vassilis Vafeas
Programmers: Lakis Papastathis,Nikos Kanakis, Lucia Rikaki
Contact: Lucia Rikaki
Non competitive documentaries from the Mediterranean regions or on Mediterranean issues. Also has a thematic section for international documentaries.
Dates: Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2000
Location: Pythagorio City, Samos, Greece

LUCAS, the International Festival for Children’s and Young People’s Film
Edition: 25th
c/o Deutsches Filmmuseum,
Schaumainkai 41
D-60596 Frankfurt/Main
Phone: +49 (0)69 620 167
Fax: +49 (0)69 603 2185
Web: www.deutsches-filmmuseum.de/lucas
E-mail: lucas@deutsches-filmmuseum.de
Director: Walter Schobert
Programmer: Volker Kull
Contacts: Walter Schobert, Volker Kull
Competitive program with 13 to 15 films, fiction and nonfiction, with minimum length of 55 minutes. 16 and 35mm.
Dates: Sept. 12-17, 2000; next festival in 2002
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany

SEE Balticum Film & TV Festival
Edition: 12th
Skippergade 8
DK-3740 Svaneke
Phone: +45 7023 0024
Fax: +45 7023 0025
Web: www.bmc.dk
E-mail: cindyjoergensen@bmc.dk
Director: Kim Caspersen
Programmer: Karolina Lidin
Contact: Cindy Joergensen
Documentary festival for films produced in Baltic Sea countries and countries in southeast Europe. Also features an Europan film-school program.
Dates: TBA (August or September).
Locations: Dubrovnik, Croatia, in 2001; Gudhjem, Denmark, in 2002

Expect The Unexpected
Edition: 1st
Subway Cinema
235 Fifth Ave.
Brooklyn, NY11215
Phone: (718) 399-6359
Fax: (212) 989-0909
Web: www.subwaycinema.com
E-mail: paul@subwaycinema.com
Director/Programmer: Subway Cinema
Contact: Paul Kazee
A retrospective of Milkyway Image films from 1996-2000.
Dates: Sept. 15-17, 2000
Location: New York

International Francophone Film Festival in Acadie
Edition: 14th
140 Botsford Street, Suite 12B
Moncton, New Brunswick, E1C 4X4
Phone: (506) 855-6050
Fax: (506) 857-8002
Web: www.ficfa.com
E-mail: filmzone@istar.ca
Director: Pauline Bourque
Programmers: Stefan St-Laurent, Tam-Ca Vo-Van
Contact: Pauline Bourque
A presentation of nearly 150 films and videos from francophone countries. A professional jury awards prizes in various categories.
Dates: Sept. 15-21, 2000
Location: Moncton, New Brunswick

RiverRun International Film Festival
Edition: 3rd
Bella Visione Film Society
P.O. Box 927
Brevard, NC 28712
Phone: (828) 862-3618
Fax: (828) 883-8806
Web: www.riverrunfilm.com
E-mail: gpd232@citcom.net
Director: Gene d’Onofrio
Competitive and noncompetitive for features, short films and documentaries.
Dates: Sept. 1-4,2000
Location: Brevard, N.C.

Silver Lake Film Festival
Edition: 1st
2658 Griffith Park Blvd., #389
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Phone/Fax: (323) 221-1763
Web: www.silverlakefilmfestival.com
E-mail: info@silverlakefilmfestival.com
Directors: Evangeline Griego, Greg Ptacek
Artistic Director: P. David Ebersole
Programmers: Jesse Lerner, Rita Gonzales, Dennis Bartok
Contact: Christina Soletti, Caitlin Dowe-Sandes at (310) 284-6820
An international, multicultural event reflecting the diversity and edgy creativity of the Silver Lake community. The program will include features, shorts (fiction and non-fiction) and videos (narrative and installations) with an emphasis on the avant-garde and experimental.
Dates: Sept. 14-17, 2000
Location: Los Angeles

Festival International du Film Francophone
Edition: 15th
175 rue des Brasseurs
5000 Namur
Phone: + 32 81 24 12 55
Fax: + 32 81 22 43 84
Web: www.fiff.namur.be
E-mail: fiff@skynet.be
Director: Dany Martin
Dates: Sept. 22-30, 2000
City: Namur, Belgium
Showing more than 150 full-length films, shorts and documentaries from all over the world, including France, Quebec, Senegal, Vietnam and Romania. Competitive. Market.

WinFemme Film Festival
Edition: 2nd
P.O. Box 69-1774
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Phone: (310) 996-0267
Fax: (310) 914-9691
Web: www.winfemme.com
Director/Programmer: Phyllis Stuart
Features, shorts, documentaries and scripts with female protagonists.
Dates: Aug. 17-20, 2000
Location: Los Angeles, Beverly Hills

Telluride Film Festival
Edition: 27th, 28th
379 State St.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: (603) 433-9202
Fax: (603) 433-9206
Web: www.telluridefilmfestival.com
E-mail: Tellufilm@aol.com
Directors/programmers: Bill Pence, Tom Luddy
Deadline: July 15, 2001
Noncompetitive, premiere. Entry open to professional and non-professional filmmakers working in all aesthetic disciplines. Features and shorts, film and video, of all styles and lengths are all eligible for consideration.
Dates: Sept. 1-4, 2000; Aug. 31-Sept. 3, 2001
Location: Telluride, Colo.

Oldenburg International Filmfestival
Edition: 7th
Bahnhofstrasse 15
26122 Oldenburg
Phone: +49 441 9250855
Fax: +49 441 9250856
Web: http://www.filmfest-oldenburg.de
Email: info@filmfest-oldenburg.de
Director/Programmer: Torsten Neumann
Contact: Felix Wintgen
Sections for international and independent films with focuses on a female director and a retrospective. Competitive.
Dates: Sept. 6-10, 2000
Location: Oldenburg, Germany

Ottawa International Animation Festival
Edition: 2000
Suite 120, 2 Daly Ave.
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6E2
Phone: (613) 232-8769
Fax: (613) 232-6315
Web: www.awn.com/ottawa
E-mail: oiaf@ottawa.com
Director/Programmer: Chris Robinson
Competition for independent and commercial animation in addition to workshops and the AniMarket Trade Fair.
Dates: Sept. 19-24, 2000
Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Southern African Film Festival
Edition: 5th
P.O. Box CY 724 Causeway
Harare, Zimbabwe
Phone: 2634 – 70 42 27, 79 11 56
Fax: 2634 – 70 42 27
E-mail: saff@internet.co.zw
Director/Contact: Isaac Meli Mabhikwa
Programmer: Shuvai Mercy Chikombah
Competition is open to films from East Africa and Southern Africa only. All genres: features, documentaries and short films. Docus and shorts are welcome in video. Must be recent films. Showcase is open to all African regions and including the diaspora.
Dates: Sept. 22-28, 2000
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe

Donostia-San Sebastian International Film Festival
Edition: 48th
Plaza Oquendo S/N
20004 San Sebastian, Spain
Phone: 34 943 481212
Fax: 34 943 481218
E-mail: ssiff@sansebastianfestival.com
Web: www.sansebastianfestival.com
Director/Contact: Diego Galan
Categories: general subject matter, full-length features, retrospectives. No-fee competitive. Categorie “A” FIAPF.
Dates: Sept. 21 – 30, 2000

Nederlands Film Festival
Edition: 20th
P.O. Box 1581
3500 BN Utrecht
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 30 2322684
Fax: + 31 30 2313200
Web: www.filmfestival.nl
E-mail: info@filmfestival.nl
Director: Michiel Berkel
Programmer: Herman de Wit
Contact: Ingrid van Ulden
Feature films, long and short documentaries, short films, television drama productions in competition for the golden calves. Diverse retrospectives.
Dates: Sept. 20 – 29, 2000
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Cinefest: Sudbury International Film Festival
Edition: 12th
90 Elm St.
Sudbury, Ontario, P3C 1T2
Phone: (705) 688-1234
Fax: (705) 688-1351
Web: www.cinefest.com
E-mail: cinefest@vianet.on.ca
Director/Programmer: Tammy Frick
Semicompetitive featuring Canadian and international cinema such as animation, documentary, experimental or narrative in 16 and 35mm formats.
Dates: Sept. 18 -24, 2000
Location: Sudbury, Ontario

Vancouver International Film Festival
Edition: 19th annual
#410-1008 Homer St.
Vancouver, B.C., V6B 2X1
Phone: (604) 685-0260
Fax: (604) 688-8221
Web site: www.viff.org
E-mail: viff@viff.org
Director: Alan Franey
Programmer: PoChu AuYeung
Contact: Sasha Dryden
Presenting 300 films from 50 countries to an audience of over 135,000. Sections include “Dragons & Tigers: The Cinemas of East Asia”; “Canadian Images”; midnight series “Walk on the Wild Side”; “Spotlight on France”; and various tributes and special programs. Also features a trade forum. Noncompetitive.
Dates: Sept. 22- Oct. 5, 2000
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

Cripple Creek Film Festival
Edition: 2nd
P.O. Box 219
400 West Midland Ave., Suite 232
Woodland Park, CO 80866
Phone: (719) 686-9249, 1-877-499-FILM
Fax: (719) 686-9249
Web: cripplecreekfilmfest.com
E-mail: mhwritscrn@aol.com, michaelherst@cripplecreekfilmfest.com
Director/Programmer: Michael Herst
Accepting shorts through feature length; competitive.
Dates: Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2000
Location: Cripple Creek, Colo.

Short Cuts Cologne: International Short Film Festival Cologne
Edition: 3rd
Koelner Filmhaus
50670 Koeln
Phone: +49-221-22271027
Fax: +49-221-22271099
Web: www.short-cuts-cologne.de
E-mail: info@short-cuts-cologne.de
Director/Contact: Stephan Sarasi
Programmers: Stephan Sarasi, Hans-Dieter Delkus
Deadline: June 12, 2001
Short film festival with international competition.
Dates: Sept. 13-17, 2000; Sept. 12-16, 2001
Location: Cologne, Germany

Bangkok Film Festival
Edition: 3rd
4 Sukhumvit Soi 43
Bangkok 10110 Thailand
Phone: + 66 2 259 3112
Fax: + 66 2 259 2987
E-mail: film@nationgroup.com
Director/Programmer: Brian Bennett
Competitive international film festival.
Dates: Sept. 21-Oct.3, 2000
Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Deauville Festival of American Film
Edition: 26th
C/O Le Public Systeme Cinema
40, rue Anatole France
92594 Levallois-Perret Cedex
Phone: 33 1 41 34 20 33
Fax: 33 1 41 34 20 77
Web: www.festival-deauville.com
E-mail: jlasserre@le-public-systeme.fr
Director: Bruno Barde
Programmer/Contact: Jérôme Lasserre
Highlighting American independent productions with 10 feature and short films in competition and 10 feature films in a noncompetitive section (noncompetitive).
Dates: Sept. 1 – 10, 2000
Location: Deauville, France

Helsinki Film Festival – Love & Anarchy
Edition: 13th
Mannerheimintie 22-24
P.O. Box 889
00100 Helsinki, Finland.
Phone: +358-9- 684.35.230, +358-40- 532.6204
Fax: +358-9- 684.35.232
Web: www.hiff.fi
E-mail: lanerva@hiff.fi
Director/Contact: Pekka Lanerva
Noncompetitive; submissions are by invitation only
Dates: Sept. 21-Oct. 1, 2000; end of September 2001
Location: Helsinki, Finland

Empire State Film Festival
Edition: 5th, 6th
P.O. Box 1313
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone: (212) 802-4679
Fax: (518) 580-2328
Web: www.empirefilm.com
E-mail: empirefilm@aol.com
Directors/contacts: Jon Galt, Mike Zimmerman
Deadline: July 1, 2001
Competitive, traveling film and video festival with narrative, documentary, experimental, and animation categories; features and shorts are judged separately. Reaches large audience in tour througout New York state.
Dates: Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2000; Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2001
Locations: Manhattan, Albany, Ithaca, Syracuse, Utica, Rochester, Buffalo, Potsdam, Little Falls, Rhinebeck, and Saratoga Springs.

1 Reel Film Festival
Edition: 5th
c/o One Reel
P.O. Box 9750
Seattle, WA 98109-0750
Phone: (206) 281-7788
Fax: (206) 281-7799
Web: www.bumbershoot.org
E-mail: info@onreel.org
Director/Contact: Warren Etheredge
Deadline: May 1, 2001
Shorts, American live action and international animation; competitive and juried.
Dates: Sept. 1-4, 2000; Aug. 20 – Sept. 3, 2001
Location: Seattle

North by Northwest Digital Video Shorts Festival
Edition: 1st
P.O. Box 4999
Austin, TX 78765
Phone: (512) 689-3180
Fax: (512) 467-0737
Web: www.nxnw.com
E-mail: video@nxnw.com
Director: Louis Black
Programmer: Angela Lee
Contact: Charlie Sotelo
Short films of 15 minutes or less, competitive and noncompetitive, originating in digital format.
Dates: Sept. 20-22, 2000
Location: Portland, Ore.

MadCat Women’s International Film Festival
Edition: 4th
639 Steiner St., Apt. C
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone: (415) 436-9523
Web: www.somaglow.com/madcat
E-mail: alionbear@earthlink.net
Director/Programmer: Ariella Ben-Dov
Deadline: July 2001
Showcases women film and videomakers, accepts films and videos from all years, of all genres, lengths, and about any topic.
Dates: Sept. 5, 8, 9, 12, 19 and 26, 2000; September 2001
Location: San Francisco, then traveling

Norwegian International Film Festival – Haugesund
Edition: 28th
P.O. Box 145,5501
Haugesund, Norway
Phone: +4752734430
Fax: +47 52734420
Web: www.filmfestivalen.no
E-mail: info@filmfestivalen.no
Director: Gunnar Johan Lovvik
Programmer: Hakon Skogrand
Contacts: Eli Drevland, Grethe Næss
Deadline: End of June 2001
Noncompetitive, features.
Dates: Aug. 26 -Sept. 3, 2000; Aug. 25-Sept. 2, 2001
Location: Haugesund, Norway

Zimbabwe International Film Festival
Edition: 3rd
P.O. Box HG 367
40 Boscobel Drive East
Highlands, Harare
Phone: +263 4 494 049
Fax: +263 4 495 402
Web: www.africamusic.net/ziff
E-mail: ziff2000@usa.net
Directors: Dan Jawitz and Nigel Munyati
Programmer: Farai Mpfunya
Contact: Amelia Arsenault
Deadline: June 15, 2001
Screens recent international films. Shorts competition for Zimbabwean nonprofessional filmmakers.
Dates: Sept. 1-14, 2000
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe.

International Widescreen Festival – Le Nombre d’Or
Edition: 6th, 7th
Le Nombre d’Or
International Broadcasting Convention
Aldwych House
81 Aldwych
London WC2B 4EL
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7611 7511
Fax: +44 20 7611 7530
Web: www.ibc.org
E-mail: joconnell@ibc.org
Director/Contact: Jarlath O’Connell
Programmer: Franco Visintin
Deadline: End of May
Short description of fest (e.g., shorts, sci-fi; competitive or
Competitive. Open to all genres of programs shot in widescreen formats (16:9 video including HD as well as 35 mm and super 16).
Dates: Sept. 8-12, 2000; Sept. 14-18, 2001; Sept. 13-17, 2002
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

International Festival Of New Film
Edition: 5th
Kralja Tomislava 15
P.O.Box 244
HR-21000 Split
Phone: +385 21 348 001
Fax: + 385 21 348 002
Web: www.st.carnet.hr/split-filmfest/
E-mail: split.filmfest@st.tel.hr
Director: Branko Karabatic
Contacts: Branko Karabatic, Vanja Andrijevic
Open to film, video & new media of all styles, themes, genres and lengths, preferably from outside the mainstream. Competitive sections for film, video and new media. Special programs.
Dates: Sept. 23-30, 2000
Location: Split, Croatia

Blue Sky International Film Festival
4185 Paradise Road, Suite 2009
Las Vegas, NV 89109-6506
Phone: (702) 737-3313
Fax: (702) 737-3313
Web: www.bsiff.com
E-mail: bsiff98@aol.com
Executive producer: Jeffrey Matthews Hill
Showcasing new talent in independent fillms with more than 100 films.
Dates: Sept. 21-24, 2000
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Nordisk Panorama
Edition: 11th
Georgernes Verft 3
5011 Bergen
Phone: +47 5536 6594
Fax: +47 5536 6595
Web: www.nordisk-panorama.org
E-mail: post@nordisk-panorama.org
Director: Oddleiv Vik
Nordic shorts and documentaries, competitive.
Dates: Sept. 20-24, 2000
Location: Bergen, Norway

Nordisk Forum For Co-Financing Of Documentaries
Edition: 7th
Filmkontakt Nord
Skindergade 29A
1159 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3311 5152
Fax: +45 3311 2152
Web: www.filmkontakt.dk
E-mail: mail@filmkontakt.dk
Contact: Kerstin Hagrup
Co-production forum for Nordic documentaries.
Dates: Sept. 19-20, 2000
Location: Bergen, Norway

Cripple Creek Film Festival
2nd anni
P.O. Box 219, 400 W. Midland Avd., Suite 232. Woodland Park, CO 80866
ph: 719-686-9249
Fax: 719-686-9249
Website: http://cripplecreekfilmfest.com
E-mail: michaelherst@cripplecreekfilmfest.com
FestDirector: Michael R. Herst
Fest Programmer: Michael R. Herst
Contact: Michael R. Herst
submissions Deadline: August 14 (film); August 7 (screenplays)
short descrip: Ist interactive film fest in the country, allowing direct participation of fest patrons in the making of a short film. Celeb guests, awards gala, screenplay contest, & industry workshops/panels fill the entire weekend. Film & screenplay submissions of open genres are welcome (competitive)
Fest Dates: September 29-October 1, 2000
city/state/country: Cripple Creek, CO

Queer Doc 2001
Edition: 4th
P.O. Box 1081, Darlinghurst, NSW 1300, Australia
Phone: 61-2-9332-4938
Fax: 61-2-9331-2988
Website: www.queerscreen.com.au
E-mail: info@queerscreen.com.au
Fest Director: Richard King
Fest Programmer: Richard King
Submissions Deadline: July 2001
Short descrip: lesbian and gay documentary film festival.
Fest Dates: Sept 2001 (exact date to be decided)
City/State/Country:Sydney, Australia

Focus on Asia 2001 Fukuoka International Film Festival
Edition: 11th
c/o Fukuoka City Hall
1-8-1, Tenjin, Chuo-ku,
Fukuoka, 810-8620 Japan
Phone: 81-92-733-5170
Fax: 81-92-733-5595
Web: http://www.focus-on-asia.com
E-mail: info@focus-on-asia.com
Director: Tadao Sato
Exhibition of films of Asia, noncompetitive.
Dates: Sept. 7-16, 2001
Location: Fukuoka City, Japan

BBC British Short Film Festival
Edition: 13th
Room B202, BBC Centre House
56 Wood Lane
London, W12 7SB
United Kingdom
Phone: 44 (0)20 743 8000, Ext. 62222 or 62052
Fax: 44 (0)20 740 8540
Web: http://www.britishshortfilmfest.com
E-mail: info@britishshortfilmfest.com
Director: Amanda Casson
Programmer: Amanda Casson
Contact: Lisa Murray
Deadline: June 1, 2001
Competitive for all genres of short film and video up to 40 mins.
Dates: September 2001
Location: London

International Filmdays Duisburg IDAF & International Youth Video Forum JVF
Edition: 13th & 8th
Hansjoachim Stampehl
Alemannenstr. 60
D – 97318 Kitzingen
Phone: 0049 9321 21303
Fax: 0049 9321 21308
E-mail: stampehl@t-online.de
Director: Kai Gottlob
Programmer/Contact: Hansjoachim Stampehl
Deadline:April 30, 2001
Short films under 30 minutes; competitive.
Dates: Sept. 20-23, 2001
Location: Duisburg, Germany

Three Sisters Film Festival
1st2715 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Suite 8
Venice, CA 90291
Phone: (310) 216-1330
Fax: (310) 827-0444
Web site: http://www.3sistersfilmfest.com
E-mail: info@3sistersfilmfest.com
Director/Contact: Liz Baglivo
Deadline: May 15 Feature films, TV movies, documentaries, shorts and student films portraying women positively
.Dates: September
Location: Bend, Ore.

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