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2017 Cannes Film Festival Announces Short Films Lineup
Short Film News (SFN) -The announcement of the 2017 Official Selection will begin with the short films Competition and the Cinéfondation Selection, in the run-up to the press conference for the 70th Festival de Cannes, to be held on Thursday April14th. [more...]

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Latest News

Cinema du réel Announces Films in Competition

Berlinale 2017 Announces Short Film Selections

Oscars: 15 Documentary Features Make Shortlist

Four Iranian shorts to go to Czech FilmFest

'Shadows in Town' wins Best Short Film Award in Australia

Iran’s Cinema Verite to host Italian filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi

15th Third Eye Festival Calls for Entries

14th FIKE Short Film Festival Calls for Entries

Naomi Kawase and the Jury have announced the winners of the 19th Cinéfondation Selection

The Short Films Selections at the 69th Festival de Cannes

Iran News

'Shadows in Town' wins Best Short Film Award in Australia

Short Film News (SFN) -Iranian short movie 'Shadows in Town', directed by Shahriar Pourseyyedian, won the Best Short Film Award at Auburn International Festival of Children and Young Adults in Australia. [more...]

Four Iranian shorts to go to Czech FilmFest

Iran’s Cinema Verite to host Italian filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi

Iranian Ninja at Aljazeera Documentary Film Festival

Documentary

Oscars: 15 Documentary Features Make Shortlist

Short Film News (SFN) -The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences on Tuesday announced its shortlist of 15 documentary features. The documentary branch determined the shortlist from a pool of 145 submissions and will select the five nominees to be announced on January 24. [more...]

Documentary Filmmaker Albert Maysles Dies At 88

Sheffield Doc/Fest director Heather Croall to step down

Winterbottom’s New Doc at AFM

World News

15th Third Eye Festival Calls for Entries

Short Film News (SFN) -The 15th Third Eye Asian Film Festival to be held between 15-22 Dec 2016 in Mumbai is calling for entries.The festival has competition sections: First \ Second Feature Film by Director; and Short Film Fiction Competition. [more...]

Abderrahmane Sissako Set to Preside Cannes’ Cinefondation and Short Film Jury

2017 Cannes Film Festival Announces Short Films Lineup

Cinema du réel Announces Films in Competition

Interviews

SFN INTERVIEW / Osian's Cinefan Film Festival Director, Indu Shrikent

Maryam Papi (SFN) - Indu Shrikent is a member of the team was publishing the first magazine on Asian cinema who still has taken the major responsibility of this team work. Although Cinemaya magazine is not publishing anymore, Osian's film festival, its vibrant produce is attracting film lovers from all over the world. [more...]

SFN INTERVIEW / Ciak Junior Festival Director, Sergio Manfio

SFN INTERVIEW / ZOOM-ZBLIZENIA Festival Director, Sylwia Motyl-Cinkowska

Cinema Never Dies

Festivals


Raindance Film Festival
Entry Deadline: April 28, 2017

Other Sites

Marlon Brando Documentary 'Listen to Me Marlon' Coming Soon
A revealing new documentary about the mysterious and eccentric actor Marlon Brando, titled Listen to Me Marlon, premieres later this month.

Cancer Documentary Project Draws Widespread Support
The oncology "community" is apparently jumping at the chance to show support for documentary filmmaker Ken Burns' latest PBS project -- a 6-hour film examining the history of cancer.

Sundance Selects takes Chomsky doc
Sundance Selects has picked up North American rights to Michel Gondry’s Is The Man Who Is Tall Happy? ahead of the world premiere screening as closing night at the 2013 DOC NYC Festival on November 21.

Ridley Scott and Machinima developing sci-fi short films
Ridley Scott is to executive produce twelve short sci-fi films to be distributed on a platform launched by Machinima.

Documentary Filmmaker Les Blank Dies at 77
Documentary filmmaker Les Blank died Sunday at his Berkeley, Calif., home, The New York Times reports. He was 77.

Full Frame honours trio
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will honour Jessica Yu, Molly Thompson and Amir Bar-Lev.

FrightFest, Movie Mogul, Horror Channel launch short film competition
666 Short Cuts to Hell will see one filmmaker win £6,666 and the opportunity to develop a horror short or feature idea under mentorship from Movie Mogul.


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