[artinfo] Call for entries: Montpellier Festival
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(English) 2006 Selection: Call for entries
Dates of the 28th Montpellier Festival: 27 October-5 November 2006.
On line registration of films to be selected for
the different competition or panorama sections is
available from 15 February to 31 August 2006 on
our website <http://www.cinemed.tm.fr>www.cinemed.tm.fr.
Participation is open to films completed since
January 1, 2005. The subject and handling of the
films must contribute to the cinematic
representation of the Mediterranean and the
director must be from one of the states in the
Mediterranean Basin, the Black Sea states, Portugal or Armenia.
Deadline for registration:
- Fiction features: 31 August 2006
- Fiction shorts: 15 July 2006
- Documentaries: 15 July 2006
- Experimental : 15 July 2006
- Development Grant: 15 July 2006
Conditions of participation: see
For any information regarding the different sections, please contact:
- Fiction features : <mailto:blazy at cinemed.tm.fr>blazy at cinemed.tm.fr
- Fiction shorts : <mailto:driguez at cinemed.tm.frl>driguez at cinemed.tm.fr
- Documentaries : <mailto:doc at cinemed.tm.frl>doc at cinemed.tm.fr
- Experimental : <mailto:corbin at cinemed.tm.fr>corbin at cinemed.tm.fr
- Development Grant : <mailto:pouget at cinemed.tm.fr>pouget at cinemed.tm.fr
(English) More than €85,000 of prizes and grants
Once again this year more than €50,000 in cash
well be awardeed to the winners, in addition to
prizes consisting in different services and
grants worth €35,000 offered by sponsors.
A list of the awards in the various competitions
will be available in September 2006. Reminder of
the 2005 awards, for information:
(English) 2 films shown at the Montpellier
Festival in 2005 soon to be released in France
Great news! The films
(<http://www.memento-films.com>Memento Films) by
Yilmaz Arslan and
(<http://www.eurozoom.fr>Eurozoom) by Rashid
Masharawi shown as previews at the 27th
Montpellier Festival (2005) are to be released in France.
will be released on 12 April. Winner of the
Silver Leopard at the Locarno Festival in August
2005, this strong film immerses us in the violent
everyday lives of Kurd refugees in Germany.
Then on 10 May, after selection at the Mostra in
will be shown to the French public. In his new
film, Masharawi shows a filmmaker looking for
actors for the Palestine National Theatre and who
in the process discovers the reality of a people
that he does not know well—his own people. 'A
subbtle reflection of the force of images,
Waiting is performed by actors whose accuracy and
contained emotion are amazing.' (Arte-TV)
(English) Mediterranean shorts on the move
They were selected in Montpellier last year and
those days, by Nadine Buss, won the Prix
Fondation Beaumarchais and
Few Crumbs for Birds, by Nassim Amaouche was awarded the Prix spÃ©cial du Jury.
They are continuing their careers and confirming
their talent at
this year, with
those Days winning the prize for the best
animated film (joint winner with Nocturne by
Guillaume Delaunay) and
Few Crumbs for birds taking the Prix de la presse.
(English) The 3rd meetings on artistic education in images
Held within the framework of the regional centre
for artistic education and training in cinema,
audiovisual and multimedia, these meetings will
be an opportunity for discussion with
professionals, teachers, coordinators and
institutions on experience of promotion of
awareness of moving images—cinema, video and multimedia creation.
Projects in progress or already performed in
various regions will be presenteds at round table
discussions and workshops centred on digital
arts, new experimental images and short films.
The meetings will end with a progress report on
the "LycÃ©ens au cinÃ©ma" operation in
Languedoc-Roussillon in collaboration with the
AlÃ¨s-ItinÃ©rances Film Festival (the regional
coordinator of the operation) that starts in the
evening of Friday 17 March (17-26 March,
The second day (Friday 17 March) will be devoted
to short films, to the means of renewing the ways
in which young people address and understand
these films and initiation in critical analysis.
The Festival du cinÃ©ma mÃ©diterranÃ©en will
participate and report on the experience of the
Young People's Jury that has awarded a short film
prize funded by the FASILD for a number of years now.
The meetings will be held on Thursday 16 and
Friday 17 March 2006 at the MÃ©diathÃ¨que in
AlÃ¨s. More information is available at
<http://www.imagelr.org>www. imagelr.org or by
contacting Association bande annonce on 04 67 64
81 53, <mailto:piala at a-ba.org>piala at a-ba.org.
28e Festival international CinÃ©ma MÃ©diterranÃ©en Montpellier
27 octobre-5 novembre 2006
78, av. du PirÃ©e - 34000 Montpellier - France
Tel. +33 (0) 499 13 73 73
Fax +33 (0) 499 13 73 74
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