DOK LEIPZIG – The Documentary and animation festival forum

[decoline]International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film: [details] [item title=”City”]Leipzig[/item] [item title=”Country”]Germany[/item] [item title=”Founded”]1955[/item] [item title=”Edition”]55th[/item] [item title=”Date”]10/29 – 11/04/2012 [/item] [item title=”URL”]DOK Leipzig[/item] [item title=”Entry fee”]none[/item] [/details] [decoline] As the oldest independent film festival in Germany, DOK Leipzig is a FFL Festival Member we have longed to speak with since the very beginning. […]

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Encounters Short Film And Animation Festival – Gateway to something big

[decoline]Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival: [details] [item title=”City”]Bristol[/item] [item title=”Country”]United Kingdom[/item] [item title=”Founded”]1995[/item] [item title=”Edition”]18th[/item] [item title=”Date”]09/18 – 09/23/2012 [/item] [item title=”URL”]Encounters[/item] [item title=”Entry fee”]25€[/item] [/details] [decoline] UK’s longest running competitive short and animation film festival – the Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is in its final call for entries stage. Last year […]

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Bao Nguyen • INTERVIEWED

[decoline][details] [item title=”Age”]28[/item] [item title=”Country”]United States/Vietnam[/item] [item title=”City”]New York/Saigon[/item] [item title=”Profession”]Director and cinematographer[/item] [item title=”Website”]www.baominhnguyen[/item] [item title=”Latest”] WHERE HEAVEN MEETS HELL [/item][/details] [decoline] Please meet the great talent Bao Nguyen that we got to know during the Berlinale festival. The 28 year old photographer and filmmaker is currently based in both New York and Saigon. […]

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Rafael Balulu • INTERVIEWED

[decoline][details] [item title=”Age”]31[/item] [item title=”Country”]Israel[/item] [item title=”City”]Afula[/item] [item title=”Profession”]Director and screen writer[/item] [item title=”Website”]rafaelbalulu.tumblr.com[/item] [item title=”Latest”] BATMAN AT THE CHECKPOINT [/item][/details] [decoline] Today is the last day of the Berlinale Talent Campus! Israeli director Rafael Balulu won the Berlin Today Award, the prestigious Talent Campus prize for upcoming filmmakers! The short film, BATMAN AT THE […]

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Amirah Tajdin • INTERVIEWED

[decoline][details] [item title=”Age”]25[/item] [item title=”Country”]Kenya[/item] [item title=”Profession”]Screen writer and director[/item] [item title=”Latest”] FLURESCENT SIN [/item][/details] [decoline] It is Berlinale time and FilmFestivalLife would like to introduce you to one of its Talent Campus participants Amirah Tajdin. The 25 year old filmmaker was originally born and brought up in Nairobi, but spend her teenage years in […]

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Deema Amr • INTERVIEWED

[decoline][details] [item title=”City”]Amman[/item] [item title=”Country”]Jordan[/item] [item title=”Profession”]Screenwriter/Director/Producer[/item] [item title=”Latest”] A 7 hour Difference [/item][/details] [decoline] Meet Deema Amr, a young Jordanian filmmaker. After attending New York Film Academy, she has worked for various film related organizations such as the Royal Film Commision – Jordan, Walk film festival and Casting Jordan for which she was the […]

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DEADLINES • NOV 2011 / #1

We don’t want you to miss any important submission festival deadlines. In the following two weeks lots of noteworthy festivals are having their upcoming deadlines: the True/False Film Fest is actually offering filmmakers, behind schedule, the last chance to submit their films; the Berlinale is requesting shortfilmmakers to submit their works; the Seattle International Film Festival […]

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