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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - The Annual Academy Awards Presentation has been held since 1929. After nearly three-quarters of a century of recognizing excellence in filmmaking achievement, the presentation of the Oscars has become the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' most famous activity....  The festival has a competition.

American Film Institute Festival (AFI FEST) - AFI FEST is one of the nation's fastest-growing film events and the premier international film festival in Los Angeles. Through a major international competition, regional showcases and special events, AFI FEST captures the cultural diversity of Los Angeles while providing new and established filmmakers with a crucial avenue of exposure to the film community.

The Banff Television Festival - The Banff Television Festival is the prime international event for content creators and combines an international program competition (The Banff Rockie Awards) with a conference that is attended by industry professionals from around the world...  The festival has a competition.

The Berlin International Film Festival - Established in 1951, The Berlin International Film Festival has become one of the leading international 
film festivals, alongside Cannes and Venice...  The festival is open to the public. 

Cannes - Festival International du Film - International Film festival - Its aim is to reveal and focus attention on works of quality in order to contribute to the progress of the motion picture arts and to encourage the development of the film industry throughout the world... The festival has a competition and a market.

The Independent Film Awards - Information regarding THE INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS, and award and recognition platform for indie films, directors, producers, actors, etc. 

International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) - IDFA is more than a screening location for creative documentaries (more than 150 films screened). Amsterdam is also the place for meeting your filmmaking colleagues, independent producers, buyers of your film and the financiers you are looking for... The festival is open to the public, has a competition and a market.

IFP/West - Los Angeles Film Festival - Festival showcases the best of American and International independent cinema...   The festival is open to the public and has a competition. 

The Indie Short Film Competition - The Indie Short Film Competition is an annual international short film and video competition for independent filmmakers worldwide.

The Los Angeles Experience Expo - LA Tone Communications presents the LA Experience Film Festival to be held at Los Angeles City College on December 27, 28, 29, 2002. This festival will acknowledge and support quality films from around the world...   The festival is open to the public and has a competition. 

Michigan Independent Film Festival - The Michigan Independent Film Festival Oct 3-9 2003. Call for entries.

The New York International Children's Film Festival - NYICFF encourages the creation and dissemination of passionate, intelligent, artistic film for 
ages 3-18...   The festival is open to the public and has a competition.

The New York International Independent Film and Video - Independent film and video festival held 3 times per year opening at Madison Square Garden. All genres all lengths, film, video and screenplays... The festival is open to the public, has a competition and a market.

The New York International Latino Film Festival - Festival showcases the works of national filmmakers alongside international Latin American films and screenplays, offering expansive images of the Latino experience...  The festival is open to the public and has a competition.

NW Film Center - The N.W. Film Center is a regional media arts organization hosting regional Film Festivals in the North West.  The N.W. Film Center was founded to encourage the study and appreciation of the moving image arts; foster their artistic and professional excellence; and to help create a climate in which they may flourish. The Center provides a variety of film and video exhibition, education and information programs. 

Palm Springs International Film Festival - One of the largest film festivals in the USA, screening over 180 films from more than 55 countries. The festival also features cultural events, filmmaker tributes, industry seminars and an annual black-tie gala award presentation. Screens a majority of the official Int'l submissions to AMPAS for Best Foreign Language Film.  The Festival is open to the public, has a market and competition.

Saint Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) - An annual Midwestern film event in its 11th season.

Santa Barbara International Film Festival - The 19th Santa Barbara International Film Festival is a non profit organization dedicated to enriching local culture and raising consciousness of film as an art form. It presents quality American Independent, Spanish and Latin American, European, World and Documentary cinema.

Santa Monica Film Festival & Moxie! Awards - Moxie! is a year round film festival. FilmMakers can submit to the year round, bi-monthly, X-Series and/or their 5 day annual accolade, The Moxie! Awards. The Dec. 7th deadline is for the Moxie! Awards... The festival is open to the public and has a competition.

Spindletop Film Festival - Celebrating indie films from Texas and beyond. Learn about the industry from accomplished filmmakers, actors and directors by watching their films and attending film festival workshops and panels. Enter your film or video to win cash and prizes.

The Sundance Film Festival - Officially renamed in 1991, the Sundance Film Festival is now recognized internationally as the world's premier showcase for the best in American independent film.... The festival is open to the public, has a competition and a market

The Toronto International Film Festival - A recent poll conducted by the Los Angeles Times rated The Toronto International Film Festival the number one film festival in the world. The Festival has always been about glamour and Hollywood, international mystique, art and integrity... The festival is open to the public.

US-ASEAN Film, Video and Photography Festival - This is the first South East Asian independent Film, Video, and Photography Festival to be held in Washington, DC on September 27, 2003. The festival is open to all nationalities with the objective to promote SE Asia as a diverse multicultural region in the world. 
 

The Vancouver International Film Festival - The VI Film Festival is unique in being a festival for the filmgoer rather than the industry's business interests. This results in a variety not found at any of the other big festivals... The festival is open to the public and has a competition. 

West Coast Student Film Festival (WCSFF) - a non-profit event sponsored by both individual and corporate contributors in an effort to provide innovative college students with an opportunity to develop and enhance their skills as up-and-coming filmmakers. 

WinFemme Film Festival - WinFemme Monthlies - In addition to its annual film & screenplay festival, in 2002, each month screenplays will be staged and films will be screened for Hollywood execs, agents, distributors and buyers...  The Festival has a market and a competition.

Winslow Film Festival - This is the second year for this festival. Yearly visual effects panel discussion with industry professionals in addition to four days of independent films. Historic desert town in northern Arizona. Juried festival.

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