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Aug 05, 2008, 01:00 ET

Film Independent Announces Participants for 2008 Screenwriters Lab

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent announced today the selected fellows for its annual Screenwriters Lab, which runs in Los...

Jun 10, 2008, 01:00 ET

Film Independent Announces Selected Fellows for 2008 Fast Track Program

LOS ANGELES, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent announced today the selected Fellows and projects for its 6th annual Fast Track program....

Jun 02, 2008, 01:00 ET

Journey to the Center of the Earth to Have its World Premiere With a Special 3D Screening at the 2008 Los Angeles Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Film Festival announced today that Walden Media and New Line Cinema's Journey to the Center...

Mar 12, 2008, 01:00 ET

Christian Filmmakers to Receive the Top Cash Prize in World; The San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival Announces $101,000 Grand Prize 'Jubilee Award'

SAN ANTONIO, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival (SAICFF) unveiled plans to give the single largest...

Feb 15, 2008, 00:00 ET

Borat's Sacha Baron Cohen and Simon Cowell are the Ballsiest Entertainment Figures; Tom Cruise and Zac Efron are the Most In-Need According to IFC's 'Who's Got 'Em' Survey

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- "You've got balls!" While it may appear to be an insult, it's really a grudging compliment -- an off-color...

Jul 30, 2007, 01:00 ET

IFC and Comcast Select Memphis as Destination for National Traveling Free Film Fest

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: IFC and Comcast are bringing the IFC Free Film Fest -- a state-of- the-art,...

Jul 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

IFC and Comcast Select Miami as Destination for National Traveling Free Film Fest

MIAMI, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: IFC and Comcast are bringing the IFC Free Film Fest - a state-of-the-art, multimedia 10-city...

Jul 16, 2007, 01:00 ET

IFC and Comcast Bring Free Film Fest to Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- IFC and Comcast will host the IFC Free Film Fest, a state-of-the-art, multimedia independent film tour...

Oct 26, 2006, 01:00 ET

Actors 'Fast Track' Program Gives New Hope to Struggling Actors Worldwide

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Film Center begins production on a new series of short films which will...

Dec 07, 2005, 00:00 ET

IFC Original Documentary by Kirby Dick 'This Film is Not Yet Rated' Investigates Hollywood's Best-kept Secret: the MPAA Film Ratings System and its Impact on American Culture

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- IFC, the first and largest network dedicated to independent film, announced today that the IFC Original...

Nov 03, 2003, 00:00 ET

Gala Ceremony Culminates Annual California Independent Film Festival

LIVERMORE, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Independent Film Festival announced the 2003 Slate Awards recipients and honored Academy...

Oct 28, 2003, 00:00 ET

Filmmakers, Actors, and Fans Gather in The Livermore Valley November 1 & 2

LIVERMORE, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Livermore Valley wine county will share its scenic vistas and winery venues with filmmakers,...

Apr 04, 2003, 00:00 ET

Filmmakers Thrilled That Hollywood Can't Hold Films Ransom!

BURBANK, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent filmmakers Wendy English and Bryan Goldsworthy are premiering their film "Searching for...

Mar 26, 2003, 00:00 ET

The Actors Film Festival 5th Annual Method Fest Film Festival Announces Promising Breakout Performances for 2003

BURBANK, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Method Fest Independent Film Festival continues to grow each year, so do the outstanding...

Feb 22, 2000, 00:00 ET

The Independent Film Channel Presents Live Internet and Broadband Coverage of The 15th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The IFP/West 15th Annual Independent Spirit Awards are once again doing what they do best - celebrating...

Nov 08, 1999, 00:00 ET

The Independent Film Channel Presents The IndieRocks '99 Festival At www.ifctv.com

BETHPAGE, N.Y., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Film Channel Online (www.ifctv.com) will ROCK the week of November 8th for IndieRocks '99,...

Sep 14, 1999, 01:00 ET

New Wave Fable The Suburbans to Open CMJ Film Festival '99

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CMJ FilmFest '99 presented by the Independent Film Channel is proud to offer a special screening of The...

Aug 12, 1999, 01:00 ET

Always Independent Films (www.alwaysif.com) Presents Online Film Festival on Broadcast.com

CINCINNATI, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Always Independent Films, LLC (AIF), one of the Internet's most comprehensive site for exhibiting,...

Jul 29, 1999, 01:00 ET

Always Independent Films (AIF) www.alwaysif.com, Streams On-Line Film Festival

CINCINNATI, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Always Independent Films, LLC (AIF), http://www.alwaysif.com -- the Internet's most comprehensive site for...

May 12, 1999, 01:00 ET

Independent Film Channel Unveils the 'World Cinema Cannes Cam'

CANNES, France, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Film Channel (IFC) announced today that ifctv.com will feature the "World Cinema Cannes...