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 FilmMakers Global Trailer & Short Film Festival - Call For Filmmakers 2019!

Beverly Hills, CA -- Filmmakers today issued a call for filmmakers for the 5th annual Filmmakers Global Trailer & Film Festival... Launch Your Filmmaking Career Today. Enter the Top Film Festival Now! Leading Film & TV Exec's search for exceptional Films & Filmmakers.

 Filmmakers Magazine 1st TV Scriptwriting Contest - Call for entries!

Beverly Hills, CA -- Filmmakers today issued a call for entries to all screenwriters for the 5th annual Filmmakers Magazine 1st TV Script Writing Competition... Launch Your Screenwriting Career Today. Enter the Top Screenplay Contest Now! 1st TV Script Writing Contest is judged

 Filmmakers Int'l Screenwriting Awards -  CALL FOR ENTRIES!
FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Beverly Hills, CA -- Filmmakers today issued a call for entries to all screenwriters for the 18th annual filmmakers International screenwriting awards. There are three categories of feature length screenplay and television script. The genres include: Drama; Comedy and all Others (action, adventure, horror, thriller, family, children, MOW, etc. The Top 50 finalists to be read by the Radmin company; for production and representation consideration.

 American Gem Short Script Contest and Literary Festival - Call For Entries!

Beverly Hills, CA -- Filmmakers Magazine today issued a call for entries to all screenwriters for the 15th annual American Gem Short Script and Short Story Festival. Categories are: Short Script, Short TV Script, Short Story and Treatment.  Launch Your Film Career Today. Enter the Top Screenplay Contest Now! 1st TV Script Writing Contest is judged by Hollywood's Leading Film & TV Exec's who search for Top Films & filmmakers.


 

FILM FESTIVAL HEADLINES (2019 / 2020 )

 Global Trailer Film Festival Announce 2019 Film Trailer Winners
Henry Scott-Irvine - Winning Trailer -  Director

Hollywood, CA -- FilmMakers Magazine's fourth 'FilmMakers Global Trailer Film Festival' winners have been named. 'Tales From Tin Pan Alley' by Henry Scott-Irvine won Emerging Artist Award for Best Film Trailer of the Festival.

Synopsis: Britain's music street 'Tin Pan Alley' has resided in London's Denmark Street since Francis, Day & Hunter the first music publishers moved-in back in 1906...

 Global Trailer Film Festival Announce 2019 Short Film Winners
Spencer Glover - Winning Short Film -  Director

Hollywood, CA -- FilmMakers Magazine's fourth 'FilmMakers Global Trailer Film Festival' winners have been named. 'The Konichiwa Kid' by Spencer Glover won Emerging Artist Award for Best Short Film of the Festival.

Synopsis: Fred, an African-American orphan and raised by a Japanese Teppanyaki Master Chef, must choose between his strongest desires; avenge his fatherís death or protect the only family he's ever known.

 

SCREENWRITING COMPETITION HEADLINES

 Filmmakers Magazine 1st TV Scriptwriting Contest Results (2018 / 2019)

Hollywood, CA -- Hollywood, CA -- Filmmakers Magazine names winners for the 4th annual 1st TV Script Writing Competition.  The Competition attracted a total of 678 entries worldwide.

 Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards Results (2018 / 2019)
FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards

Beverly Hills, CA -- Filmmakers names winners for the 17th annual Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards Competition.

 American Gem Short Script and Literary Festival Contest Results (2018-19)

Beverly Hills, CA -- Filmmakers Magazine and Write Brothers' 14th annual 'American Gem Literary Festival' Winners have been named.

FILM FESTIVAL WINNING FILM TRAILERS (2019)

 Global Trailer Film Festival - Winning Film Trailer - Tales From Tin Pan Alley

Tales From Tin Pan Alley

Beverly Hills, CA -- Emerging Artist Award for Best Trailer of the film festival goes to Henry Scott-Irvine for his documentary/music, film trailer Tin Pan Alley.

Synopsis: Britain's music street 'Tin Pan Alley' has resided in London's Denmark Street since Francis, Day & Hunter the first music publishers moved-in back in 1906.

 

 Global Trailer Film Festival - 2nd Place Film Trailer Winner - Frames on Women

Frames On Women

Beverly Hills, CA -- Emerging Artist Award for 2nd Place Film Trailer winner Andre Spencer for his documentary 'Frames on Women.

Synopsis: Frames On Women is firstly about the complex problem of the representation of women in film; and, secondly, about giving fair visibility to women through Portuguese cinema. Considering the vast majority of contemporary cinematic depictions is still linked to the male gaze, it is imperative to counteract it.

 

 Global Trailer Film Festival - 3rd place Winning Film Trailer - The Son of South Florida

The Son of South Florida

Beverly Hills, CA -- Emerging Artist Award for 3rd Place Film Trailer Winner Christian Hansen for his documentary 'The Son of South Florida'.

Synopsis: A documentary focusing on the life of the late Jose Delfin Fernandez. Jose's harrowing journey from Cuba and his instant success in MLB is a story that needs to be told. A documentary focuses on Joses social and cultural impact in the Cuban and Latino population in South Florida.

 

 Global Trailer Film Festival - 4th Place Winning Film Trailer - Nemausus

Nemausus

Beverly Hills, CA -- Emerging Artist Award for 4th Place Film Trailer winner Quentin Uriel for his New Media film trailer 'Nemausus'.

Synopsis: Ben just turned 30. He's a shy man, and is in love with his coworker Diane. He's got two main passions in life : Historical reconstitutions with his figurines club, and his job at the Tourism Office in NÓmes, which consists in taking visitors on board across the city.

 

 Global Trailer Film Festival - 5th Place Winning Film Trailer - We The Women of Afghanistan: a silent revolution

We The Women of Afghanistan: a silent revolution by Nahid Shahalimi

Beverly Hills, CA -- Emerging Artist Award for the 5th Place Film Trailer Winner Nahid Shahalimi for her feature documentary Trailer 'We The Women of Afghanistan: a silent revolution'.

Synopsis: Britain's music street 'Tin Pan Alley' has resided in London's Denmark Street since Francis, Day & Hunter the first music publishers moved-in back in 1906.

 

WINNING SHORT FILMS (2019)

Global Trailer Short Film Festival - Winning Short Film - The Konichiwa Kid by Spencer Glover

The Konichiwa Kid

Beverly Hills, CA -- Emerging Artist Award for Best Short Film of the Festival goes to Spencer Glover for his action drama 'The Konichiwa Kid'.

Synopsis: Fred, an African-American orphan and raised by a Japanese teppanyaki master chef, must choose between his strongest desires; avenge his fatherís death or protect the only family he's ever known.

 
 Global Trailer Short Film Festival - Winning Short Film - Arco by Dominic Soo

Arco

Beverly Hills, CA -- Emerging Artist Award for 2nd Place Short Film Winner Dominic Soo  for his horror film Arco.

Synopsis: Dylan, a timid hacker, is rescued from the zombie-infested city of Arco, but soon learns that the people he works for may not be who he thinks they are.

 Global Trailer Short Film Festival - Winning Short Film - Accused by Shihyun Wang .

Accused

Beverly Hills, CA -- Emerging Artist Award for 3rd Place Short Documentary Film Winner Shihyun Wang for 'Accused'.

Synopsis: He once had a beautiful wife, 2 wonderful children and assets worth over 6 million. But one Christmas day, he lost almost everything.

 
FEATURED FILM SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL ARTICLES (2019)

What You Need to Know When Shooting Film Abroad - One of the perks of being a freelance Director of Photography is unexpected travel to often exotic places around the world but you should know where you're going and what you're getting Into.

Giving Your Screenplay a Fighting Chance to Reach the screenwriting Marketplace / maturity - Youíre staring at a blank screen. Is this the hardest part of screenwriting? The beginning? What about the end? Not the end of the script, but the end of the screenplay process, when your vision becomes a reality in the theaters and homes worldwide.

Top Screenwriting Film Software - What better way to start than to upgrade to one of the most popular screenwriting programs if you aren't using one already? Filmmakers tested some of the top screenwriting software on the market.

How to be an Independent Filmmaker in Filmmaking - Making an independent film takes talent, ambition, knowledge, salesmanship, persistence and a bit of luck.

The How to in Film Editing - There is no common pattern for how long it takes to become an editor... It can never be stated enough that the feature editor must find "truth" in the fictional work in order to make an emotionally rich film.

How to be a Film Director - Some film directors say they must concentrate primarily on the inherent beauty in the narrative and dialogue patterns in the screenplay. Other directors are... 

The How to in Cinematography: The art of painting with light - The primary responsibility of the DP is to create the mood and feel of the picture with their lighting.  It is the DOP's task to fulfill the wishes of the film director on how the film should look. 

How to Write a Treatment and How to Sell It - If a screenplay focuses the story for a film, the treatment does the same thing for a screenplay. A treatment could be considered a written pitch...

How to be a Film Producer - Richard Zanuck once stated, "The Film producer is like the conductor of an orchestra. Maybe he can't play every instrument, but he knows what every instrument should sound like." 

How to Write a Screenplay - A screenplay must be designed to be read easily, flowing from page to page in smooth transition.

Study Acting and Become an Actor - For many actors, part of making characters come to life and effective and electrifying scenes is by doing research.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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