Call for entries: Third Screen shorts

(15/07/06) Columbia College Chicago is teaming with MobiTV’s Nano, America’s first short film channel to launch the Third Screen Film Festival (TSFF). Submissions are now being accepted for original short films made for wireless delivery. The festival... »

BritDoc announces line-up

(15/07/06) BritDoc has announced the line-up of films that will be shown during the festival that takes place between 26 and 28 of July at Keble College in Oxford. The programme will show 20 films, including The War Tapes, a portrait of the Iraq war as filmed by... »

Call for entries: viral films

(15/07/06) London-based online magazine The First Post has extended to 29 August the deadline for applicants to submit their viral films on the theme ‘The First Post’. It can be a film or an animation but no longer than 60 seconds. Entries already received... »

Green films wanted

18/01/05 The GreenFilm Festival for World Environment Day 2006 (5th June) is inviting applications. There will be a selection of films from the UK and across the globe showcasing the work independent filmmakers are doing to highlight the environmental issues that... »

Propeller TV invites submissions

11/01/06 Propeller TV, the new national channel for film and television talent, which will launch on SKY Channel 289 on 6 February 2006, is inviting submissions. The channel promises it will “showcase new talent to a potential audience of hundreds of millions of... »

Leeds Film Quarter winter programme available

11/01/06 The programme has kicked off with a season of films from Masumura Yasuzo while February arrives with a season of Psychotronic Cinema, recently shown at London’s ICA. Also on the bill is the Renault French Film Festival On Tour and animate! on tour, a... »

Goethe-Institut launches digital cinema

11/01/06 The Goethe-Institut Cinema is going digital. The venue has acquired a digital server that will enble it to add a new range of films to the Goethe-Institut’s film programme and draw on the pool of films selected by CinemaNet Europe and its German... »

Short films in Edinburgh

11/01/06 A new short film showcase was launched in Edinburgh last Monday at Edinburgh Film House. The organisers promise an “ecclectic mix of shorts” and invite submissions in a range of formats, including documentaries, music videos and animation. More... »

New York Times unveils JT LeRoy as a hoax

11/01/06 The teen hustler who became a cult literary sensation has been unmasked as an elaborate hoax by San Francisco couple Laura Albert (almost confirmed to be the real writer behind the hoax) and George Knoop. Since his rise to fame with his autobiographical novel... »

UK Jewish Film Festival hits the road

The UK Jewish Film Festival, inaugurated in 1997 in Brighton, has just gone on tour until March 2006. In addition to screenings, the festival includes talks from visiting directors and other speakers, Holocaust education and filmmaking. Festival... »

Woody Allen’s London map launched

Were it not enough to be almost an emblem of New York, Woody Allen has set his bespectacled eyes on London as well. In the run-up to the January release of his London-set film Match Point, starring Scarlett Johansson alongside Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Film London and... »