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Pleasure Dome presents

13th Annual New Toronto Works Show Winter 2007
Short, experimental media by Toronto-based artists.
Films, videos, performances, installations.

Entry Deadline: December 16, 2006
No entry fee. Artists' fees paid ($50).


The Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF)

15th Annual $100 Film Festival
March 8-10, 2007, Calgary, Alberta

recent shorts shown on Super 8 or 16mm film
(since Dec. 1, 2004; max 21 min.; video preview only)

Extended Entry Deadline: December 15, 2006. Free

>>> Super Reel Dames Film Festival 2007 <<<
March 13, Sala Rossa, Montreal, Quebec.
Sonic Sceneries: short films by women, inspired by music.

No Entry Fee! No Previews!
25-30 planned or completed works selected from pitches!
Bonus points for collaborations, super 8 and Canadian musicians!

Deadline for Pitches: December 15, 2006.
or Selected Works: February 15, 2006.


4th Les Nomades International Francophone Short Film Festival
March 15-17, 2007, Drake Hotel, Toronto. Video & 35mm film.

Entry Deadline: December 15, 2006. No Entry Fee.
English or without dialogue, under 15 minutes.

The Atlantic Filmmakers Co-op (AFCOOP) presents its

6th Super Duper Super 8 Holiday Challenge
Shoot a new super 8 film, edited-in-camera,
then see it your first time at the premiere
December 19, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

$40 gets you a camera, a roll of colour or b&w film,
processing, shipping and a premiere.

Extended Deadline for unprocessed films: December 11, 2006


Artcite Inc. and House of Toast present

13th Media City Festival
International Experimental Film and Video Art

February 13-17, 2007, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Entry Deadline: November 24, 2006. Free. Exhibition fees paid.

Independent Filmmakers Coalition (IFC), Kansas City presents

The Bentley Film Festival (The Bentleys) (since 1993)
A contest named after Bentley Super 8 cameras.
December 2, Kansas City, Missouri

Filmmakers must shoot in sequence without retakes or editing later.
In-camera special effects are allowed, and although it is silent film,
they can accompany it during the screening with a CD, or live sound.
They do not see their completed films until the public screening December 2.

Entry Fee: $30. Completed, Unprocessed Films Due: November 15


>>> Flicker Richmond presents

Flicker Richmond Screening
Submit works shot on film, max 15 minutes,
shown on 8mm, super 8, 16mm, VHS, DVD or miniDV. 804-232-RMIC(7642)

Thursday, November 16, 2006, $3

Plant Zero Art Center, 320 Hull St., Richmond, Virginia

>>> Flicker Austin's quarterly screening

28th Flicker Film Festival
Open to all 16mm & 35mm films,
and videos shot on film, under 15 minutes,

Thursday, November 9, 2006, 7pm, $5

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 409 Colorado St. at 4th, Austin, Texas


20th Images Festival
April 5-14, 2007, Toronto

Film & Video Entry Deadlines, Fees (for shorts/features)
Early: November 3, 2006, $15/35. Late: November 17, 2006, $25/50

broken pencil magazine's annual 'zine fair Hotel Canzine

including All Day Screenings
of local underground videos & 16mm films.
Bring your own! Maximum 10 minutes.

Sunday, October 29, 2006, 1-7pm, free (unclassified)

Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto


The original ONE TAKE SUPER 8 EVENT (since 2000)
20-30 new films a year, shot & shown on super 8!
November 2, Regina, Saskatchewan

Entry Deadline: September 15, 2006 (limited to Saskatchewan) (see CineZine)

The Art Gallery of York University

Call for Short Videos by students and emerging artists
for a series of screenings at the AGYU in mid-October.
Maximum 8 minutes each. Multiple entries OK.

Entry Deadline: September 15, 2006, free
(Mailings must be postmarked by September 10)

Art Gallery of York University,
Accolade East Building, 4700 Keele St., Toronto

Marieke Treilhard 416-736-5169,


Pleasure Dome presents

Is Your Terror Real or Imagined?
October 19, Toronto

short (under five minutes) media based works:
super 8, 16mm, video, podcasts, interactive websites,
power point, CD-Roms, or multi-media performances

Entry Deadline: September 15, 2006. No fee. Artists' fees paid ($50).

4th One Minute Film & Video Festival
November, The Bloor Cinema, Toronto

Exactly 60 seconds. Theme: "Growth".

Late Entry Deadline: September 1, 2006. Fee: $15

TIE - The International Experimental Cinema Exposition
October 11-15, Denver, Colorado

8mm, super 8, 16mm, 35mm, no video

New Final Entry Deadline: September 1, 2006. Fee: $45


20th Images Festival
April 5-14, 2007, Toronto

New Media and Live Images
Final Deadline: August 30, 2006. Free

Final Deadline: August 30, 2006. Fee: $15

The 4th Montreal Super 8 Film Festival
Super 8 films made for the screening,
edited in-camera, with original soundtracks.
Theme: Secret Love, using Kodak Plus-X, b+w film.

Registration begins August 7, 2006.
Fee: $25
includes film, processing, vhs copy.
Jury prizes awarded. Limit: 30 participants, first come first served.

ABC Cinefilm, 113 Mont-Royal W., Montreal, Quebec (sponsored by Main Film)


The Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto presents

The 13th Annual National Salon des Refusés
Canadian shorts rejected by the Toronto International Film Festival,
programmed by lottery draw. No super 8.

September 6, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto

Deadline: August 11, 2006, free
Application forms will be on LIFT's website by July 7

LIFT welcomes 16mm, 8mm and super 8 (prints only),
but TIFF doesn't accept submissions of 8mm or super 8 film,
so 8mm and super 8 films can't get the TIFF letter that LIFT requires.

2nd COMMFFEST Community Film Festival
Sept 29-Oct 2, Toronto, video & 35mm

Entry Deadline: August 11, 2006, no fee

works must address social, cultural or community issues,
and be suitable for a general audience

info: Yanina Jezek at 416-365-0633,
Sandie de Frietas 416-362-5770,



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