CA: Indie festival puts focus on Memphis

CA: Indie festival puts focus on Memphis Even more than usual, significant Memphis-connected movies — including “The Invaders,” a documentary about the city’s Black Panthers-inspired radical militant group, and “Little Men,” the latest drama from Memphis-born Ira Sachs — will be among the highlights of this year’s Indie Memphis Film Festival. An abbreviated festival schedule will be released Friday, according to Indie Memphis organizers. The complete lineup of festival films will be announced Sept. 26 at a public “preview party” at the Rec Room, 3000 Broad. With Duncan-Williams returning as presenting sponsor, the 19th annual Indie Memphis festival is set … Continue reading CA: Indie festival puts focus on Memphis

CA: Indie Memphis launches ‘Youth Film Fest’ for student filmmakers

CA: Indie Memphis launches ‘Youth Film Fest’ for student filmmakers Student filmmakers in grades 7-12 (including graduates of the Class of 2016) are invited to submit work to Indie Memphis for the organization’s first “Youth Film Fest,” a daylong event of screenings, workshops and more that is scheduled to be held Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Halloran Centre at the Orpheum, 203 S. Main. … Film and video submissons of all types — including fiction, documentary, animation, music videos and experimental work — are welcome, and may be shot with any type of camera or device, including phones and iPads. … Continue reading CA: Indie Memphis launches ‘Youth Film Fest’ for student filmmakers

MDN: Film and Music Festival to Open Call for Entries Jan. 1

“The On Location: Memphis International Film & Music Fest is opening its call for entries Jan. 1. Filmmakers from all over are invited to submit their work to be considered for the 2015 edition of On Location: Memphis. The festival consists of five filmmaking categories – feature, documentary, live action short, animation and music video. This year’s event takes place on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3 through Sept. 6, and films will be showcased at Malco’s Studio on the Square. All films should be submitted via the submission service Withoutabox. The early bird deadline comes at the end of February, … Continue reading MDN: Film and Music Festival to Open Call for Entries Jan. 1