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The Oscar Shorts Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced, Including Many FFL Filmmakers

The Academy have whittled down the short film categories for Live Action, Animation and Documentary to a select 10 Shortlist each. It’s not without some notable omissions – former winner Don Hertzfeld’s WORLD OF TOMORROW: PART TWO is surprisingly absent in the animation list – but includes some of the most hyped shorts of the […]

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OPEN CALL: Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship Submissions 2018

Calling all Australian talents around the world! You have until January 29th 2018 to submit your CV and work to the Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship, the largest and most generous cash fellowship ($200,000) for short film in Australia. The Fellowship, launched in 2015, provides a launching pad for the careers of emerging Australian talent, many of […]

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The NYC Independent Film Festival is a celebration of the true independent filmmaker

The NYC Independent Film Festival will host a variety of events: Panels with industry professionals on topics such as Distribution, Film Finance, Music Licensing, and Women In Film, after parties and networking events, live shows, discussion groups, and a VR experience. In 2018, the NYC Independent Film Festival will award over $10,000 USD in prizes […]

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Here’s why you should submit to the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

**The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is amongst the world’s newest documentary film festivals and is one of the most fun and interesting stopovers on the international documentary film festival circuit. Each year we curate world class feature and short documentaries direct from some of the hottest most prestigious documentary film festivals in the world, such […]

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NOW OPEN: Adelaide FF International Virtual Reality Competition 2017

Adelaide Film Festival and Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) have are inviting entries for their International Virtual Reality Competition. We invite the diverse, creative community of storytellers and practitioners to submit inventive, independently produced works of fiction, documentary, and interactive Virtual Reality projects for consideration. Take us into your dimension. VR Submissions for […]

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Don’t miss the 64th annual Sydney Film Festival open for submissions till Feb 24th!

The 64th annual Sydney Film Festival welcomes the world’s best new films to Australia for 12 days and nights of inspiring and entertaining premieres, talks and parties. Each year, the festival takes over cinemas across Sydney to screen more than 200 brand new features, documentaries, Australian films, restored classics and short films you won’t usually […]

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Hollyshorts announced as an Academy Award Qualifying Film Festival

Your submission on FFL might just launch your short into La La Land, as our fantastic partner festivals Hollyshorts has been announced as an Academy Award-accredited festival. The awards season is in full swing. Did you also know we have many Academy accredited festivals on FFL? Alongside festivals such as Sydney and the soon-to-open Cork and Encounters, […]

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