Short Com call for submissions


For those with spirit of independence and craft of short comedy filmmaking, you'll be pleased to hear that The Short Com International Film Festival returns this year! Short Com will be screening during the largest arts festival in the world, the Edinburgh Fringe and International Festival. We have prizes from film festival strategy experts; Festival Formula, screenwriting software from industry leaders Final Draft and also $500 to be won. For further details about the festival and how to enter, please visit our site via the link below.

Best wishes,

Chris Aitken

Editor Practicum | Media + Production


Work and learn through exposure to a wide range of post production projects under supervision by and mentorship from Banff Centre staff and faculty, and through collaboration with other practicum participants and project-related artists. 

The primary tools of focus will be AVID Media Composer and Symphony editing applications, along with some time spent in Adobe Photoshop and After Effects for the creation of related graphic elements. 

What does the program offer?

Asolo Art Film Festival

Only works produced after the 1st of January 2017 are eligible for the competition. If the film is not in Italian or in English it must have Italian or English subtitles. Should subtitles be missing when required, the film will automatically be excluded from the competition.

Section “Film on Art”, for films dedicated to Art in any form (visual art, architecture, dance, music…), biographies, historical reconstruction work, critical interpretation on the protagonists of Art. Categories:

- Film on Art, feature films (min. 46’) 
- Film on Art, short films (max 45’)

Section «Art film», for audiovisual works created with any technology used as an instrument of artistic expression. Categories:

Call For ScreenDance Submissions

Seeking Dance Films! 

Los Angeles Dance Shorts Film Festival is an annual festival featuring dance films that are under ten minutes.

Our third annual Film Festival will take place in Los Angeles, California in June of 2019.

Mission: Gathering creators and lovers of screendance in one place, to celebrate dance film and inspire each other, Along with spread awareness of movement on film in the community.

Featuring: Networking, Screening and Filmmakers Q&A.

Important Dates:
Earlybird Deadline: February 15th.
Regular Deadline: April 12th.
Late Deadline: May 3rd.
Notification Date: May 10th.
Film Festival: June 22nd.

Follow @ladanceshortsfilmfest

ScreenDance Intensive

In addition to viewing and discussing a plethora of dance film shorts from around the world, and getting an overview of this now international genre, participants are led through a variety of editing exercises, the preliminaries of getting coverage, examine choreography for camera - what works and what doesn’t, incorporating elements including time, distance, lighting, jump cuts, and much more. Each participant leaves with professionally shot footage of their own creation & direction.

Adventure Filmmakers Masterclass


Join award winning, industry leading faculty and guest speakers for this hands-on, technical skill- and- theory-based masterclass. The program builds upon the foundational knowledge delivered in our Adventure Filmmakers Workshop (AFW) to provide AFW alumni as well as experienced adventure filmmakers with an advanced course. 

Participants will attend this masterclass with a project in mind, including a story idea, raw footage, or a project in post-production. We’ll dive deeply into edit, sound, camera techniques, and more. Participants will gain the tools required to navigate the complexities of producing quality films – from an idea to a final screening master.


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