[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 
won prizes: 
those days, by Nadine Buss, won the Prix 
Fondation Beaumarchais and 
Few Crumbs for Birds, by Nassim Amaouche was awarded the Prix spécial 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 "Lycéens au cinéma" operation in 
Languedoc-Roussillon in collaboration with the 
Alès-Itinérances 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 cinéma méditerranéen 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 Médiathèque in 
Alès. 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 Cinéma Méditerranéen Montpellier

27 octobre-5 novembre 2006
78, av. du Pirée - 34000 Montpellier - France
Tel. +33 (0) 499 13 73 73
Fax +33 (0) 499 13 73 74
<mailto:info at cinemed.tm.fr>info at cinemed.tm.fr 

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