Nov 132011

IDA PRODUCTION Launches with Promotional Event for Genre Bending Feature Film They Call me Jack










New York, New York (PRWEB) September 13, 2011

Every so often, a film is released that calls society’s mores into question. Enter Jamie Neumann as JACK in THEY CALL ME JACK, the story of a hermaphrodite writer struggling with the angst of a series of unrequited loves. A feature length independent film in development directed by first time director Stefan Blomquist, the story examines the myth and reality of duality in gender and sexuality. Somewhat of a fictional anthropology in timbre, the piece is set in New York and San Francesco in the mid nineties amidst the backdrop of opulent high society and drug-induced artistic expressionism with the introduction of Allan Ginsberg played by Laurence K Cantor. Ginsberg who is best recognized for his work in beat poetry figures greatly in the piece as an ever present lover to JACK in her pubescent years even as she courses onward in her adulthood with short-lived, complicated relations. Other locations include Thailand and Bangkok, which have served not only to establish the visual beauty of journey in self-exploration but also to blur the lines between what is ordinary and unusual.

An event launch is scheduled September 12th from 6:30 to 10:00 at La Galleria in New York City to secure investment for this picture. Please direct all press inquiries and RSVPs to Kojenwa Moitt at kojenwa(at)zebra(dot)nu

IDA Production, or Interdisciplinary Arts Production is a New York based production company founded in 2009 by Swedish photographer Stefan Blomquist and co-partners Lauryn Garza and Kojenwa Moitt of Zebra PR. IDA Production is especially grateful for the generous support of its sponsors, Bear Flag Wine, Sockerbit, Fika, Chinatown Brasserie, Voss Water and Bulldog Gin.

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Jul 042011



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Call for Entries: Second Annual Summer Shorts 2006 Film and Video Competition Open to All Film and Video Makers










New York, NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2006

StudentFilmmakers.com (http://www.studentfilmmakers.com) announces its 2nd Annual Summer Shorts 2006 contest, which is open to all film and video makers around the world. The short film and video competition welcomes all genres and multiple submissions.

The purpose of the short film contest is to provide filmmakers the opportunity to gain more visibility in the industry and gain future opportunities for career advancement, as eligible works will be showcased online, viewed by industry professionals and shown at future film screenings and tradeshows.

“The contest is free to enter. We have wonderful prizes. The winners will be featured in our magazine, which is distributed to studios, cinematographers, and professionals working in the industry,” says Kim E. Welch, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of StudentFilmmakers magazine. “Directors and producers visit our website and our booth at tradeshows looking for new talent. This is an opportunity to connect with them and show your work.”

The rules allow for films to be within 5 minutes and 85 megabytes in digital movie file size, and submitted via URL, FTP, CD, or miniDV tape. Additionally, only QuickTime movie file format is accepted. Summer Shorts 2006 participants must visit the contest’s website for additional rules and guidelines to enter, http://www.studentfilmmakers.com/summershorts, and films must be submitted by September 30, 2006, 5:00 PM EST.

The finalist will be announced at the StudentFilmmakers.com website on October 15, 2006. The winners will be announced on November 20, 2006.

The Summer Shorts 2006 contest is organized by StudentFilmmakers.com and sponsored by Princeton Server Group, FujiFilm, The New School, Lowel, JVC, Abel Cine Tech, Sony, and Final Draft.

All eligible films will be showcased at StudentFilmmakers.com, and viewers can review and rate films online. Finalists and winners will be selected by the StudentFilmmakers committee and a panel of film industry experts. The top ten eligible films will advance to the final judging. The final winners will be determined based on entertainment value, creativity and production value.

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May 092011



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Palm Beach International Film Festival Announces Call To Entries










PALM BEACH, FL (PRWEB) October 5, 2006

The 12th Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) has announced today that they are now accepting film submissions for the Festival taking place April 19-26, 2007. Filmmakers worldwide are encouraged to submit their projects for consideration. Festival organizers have already begun planning parties, seminars, workshops and endless networking opportunities with industry professionals.

All selected films are eligible to be included in the competition for “Audience Favorite” in the following categories – Feature, Short and Documentary. The competitive part of the film festival is available in the categories of Best Feature, Best Documentary and Best Short along with other awards.

“Every year we work hard to top the previous,” explains Randi Emerman, Executive Director of the Festival, “We have already lined up exciting venues, sponsors and underwriters and we are confident this will be a record setting year for PBIFF.”

Entry forms and eligibility guidelines are available on http://www.withoutabox.com and the festival’s website, http://www.pbifilmfest.org. Discounted entry fees are provided for films submitted by December 22, 2006, and the final deadline is February 2, 2007.

About PBIFF

The Palm Beach International Film Festival is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization supporting film programs in local schools and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of future filmmakers by helping them fulfill their dreams to one-day work in the world of film.

Founded in 1996, the Palm Beach International Film Festival emerged as a major cultural venue for the community as well as a productive fundraiser for film and TV education. Each year it introduces filmmakers worldwide to the area’s unique resources, while celebrating the history and future of the film industry with seven days of world premieres, special events, seminars, feature films, short films and documentaries. The PBIFF has always been supported and attended by some of Hollywood’s greatest talents: Academy Award® Winners Adrian Brody, Anthony Hopkins, Tommy Lee Jones, Faye Dunaway, Dennis Hopper and Michael Caine; Academy Award® Nominees Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, Sylvester Stallone, Woody Harrelson, Anouk Aimee, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Robert Evans, Burt Reynold. As well as filmmakers Brett Ratner, Richard Zanuck and William Friedkin are just a few who have strolled the festivals red carpet over the years. For more information, please call (561)362-0003.

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Feb 062011

ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) November 6, 2003

[www.ZoieFilms.com Today, ZoieFilms announced submission details for the 2004 Zoie Films Online Film Festival. Entry forms are available online at www.ZoieFilms.com website. Submissions for this yearÂ’s Online Film Festival deadlines are December 1st, 2003 with late deadline on February 10th 2004. The 2004 ZoieFest Online Film Festival will begin in March 20th, 2004 at www.ZoieFilms.com.

The leader in online film festivals, Zoie Films Festival is open to feature films, film shorts, documentaries, animations, music videos and mixed media projects utilizing innovative techniques. All entries are judged by a media panel and winning films are showcased online via special screenings available at high speed internet connections. Zoie Films utilizes the latest encryption technology to present the finest quality streaming programs. Zoie Films Festival presents certificates, prizes and awards in animation, drama, comedy, action and new media forms.

For complete information regarding film guidelines, entry rules, or an application form for the Zoie Films Online Film Festival, go to www.ZoieFilms.com and electronic submissions are also acceptable. Entry forms are available online at www.Zoie Films.com and must be sent with submission fees of $ 40 under 30 minutes and $ 50 for feature films.

Founded by Victoria lynn Weston in 1996, Zoie Films Festival is an exclusive online film festival dedicated to the development of independent artists and exploring innovative exhibitions of their work. Since its inception, Zoie Films Festival has grown into a globally recognized venue for filmmakers and screenwriters. Zoie Films Festival is held every March and celebrates independent works from around the world. Zoie Films Festival is the leading online film festival for international works and maintains a unique archive of independent films, documentaries and animations.

Contact: info@zoiefilms.com

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Jan 052011

Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) April 13, 2006

The Milwaukee Short Film Festival is seeking submissions for its eighth annual edition. The festival is an award-winning, one-day event June 4, 2006. The final entry deadline is April 22, 2006.

“Following the success of last year’s festival, our first year screening international films, we are looking forward to receiving even more exciting submissions from an even wider range of filmmakers,” says founder Ross Bigley. “We are particularly eager to view the outstanding student and Wisconsin submissions as the festival was initially established to support these filmmakers with a considerable cash prize.”

The Milwaukee Short Film Festival grand prize, a $ 1,000 cash award, recognizes a film that best embodies the spirit of independent filmmaking. The competition is open to short films and videos of all genres including animation. To be eligible for screening, entries must be under 20 minutes in length.

The Milwaukee Short Film Festival is a competitive festival with multiple distinct awards, including recognition for acting, directing and cinematography. A popular Audience Award encourages the crowd to be actively engaged in the screening and festival atmosphere.

Film submission guidelines and forms are available at www.dirtyjobfilms.com/filmfest.asp. The 2005 Milwaukee Short Film Festival was an exciting year – screening shorts from across the U.S. and multiple foreign countries along with staples from the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. MSFF was even recognized in MovieMaker Magazine’s Winter 2006 issue as the Best Local Shorts Festival. MSFF is a presentation of Milwaukee production companies, Dirty Job Films and Old Skool Productions, and is funded by local sponsorship. A local festival with an international reach, MSFF is organized and run by Milwaukee filmmakers to give greater exposure to emerging independent and student filmmakers.

Media Contact:

Laura Belliveau, MarCom Director

414-477-0572 (Milwaukee)

The Milwaukee Short Film Festival is organized by local filmmakers to provide greater exposure to emerging independent and student filmmakers. MSFF is a project of Old Skool Productions and Dirty Job Films. For further information, contact us at http://www.dirtyjobfilms.com/filmfest.asp.

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Haydenfilms Online Film Festival – Call For Entries

Kutztown, Pa., (PRWEB) May 23, 2006

The final call for entries for the Second Annual Haydenfilms Online Film Festival is approaching fast! Student and independent filmmakers can submit their short films for the chance to win a $ 10,000 cash prize! Late deadline for submissions is June 15, 2006.

Short films up to 35 minutes in length are being accepted from any genre including animation, documentary and experimental. The top 50 films as selected by the prestigious panel of judges will be entered into the online festival beginning August 30, 2006 at Haydenfilms.com

Haydenfilms members will vote online to select the winning film from these 50 finalists. The festival winner will be announced, and the top three finalists will be honored at our awards ceremony in New York City in January 2007.

Haydenfilms LLC, founded in 2001, is an independent film production and distribution company based in Kutztown, Pa. Their mission is to create and foster an online network of independent and student film producers and to provide the support and resources necessary for filmmakers to succeed. The Haydenfilms Online Film Festival was the first online festival to accept all short films regardless of genre and the first to offer a $ 10,000 grand prize. The Haydenfilms web site provides industry news, a crew database, a production board and shopping for filmmaking software and equipment.

For more details on the Haydenfilms Online Film Festival, as well as other Haydenfilms programs and events, visit Haydenfilms.com

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