Posts Tagged ‘festival’

Quote of the Day

January 2, 2010

You see fleeting perfection of form merging with a significant substance, and you make a clicking noise only a hair’s breadth away. You have then judged something, reported something, ostensibly truthfully… And when you made a clicking noise you said something eloquently if you are skilled.

Burk Uzzle

(1938 –    )

American Photographer

Burk is the guy who took a bunch of Woodstock pics.

From Boing Boing:

“Burk Uzzle shot the festival from the vantage point of a participant. In one particularly telling photograph, a sea of humanity as dense as a carpet of wildflowers in a meadow spills over a hillside; in another, a young hippie couple standing in a tender embrace under a grandmother’s quilt became the icon of a generation. Rather than document the music, Uzzle chose to focus on details of living, existence, and enjoyment over that three day period. In so doing, he captured the spirit of the festival and ultimately an era.”


And here’s the story behind one well-known Woodstock photo:



Gasparilla International Film Festival

September 11, 2009

Gasparilla International Film Festival






The folks running the 2010 Gasparilla Film Festival are accepting submissions now through December 15, 2009 for the 4th annual Gasparilla International Film Festival, taking place from Thursday, March 18 through Sunday, March 21, 2010.   The early bird deadline is September 15, 2009; the regular deadline is November 15, 2009; and the late deadline is December 1, 2009.

GIFF is truly an international festival, accepting film from all around the globe, along with popular Cuban selections. Categories for 2010 include:
Young Filmmaker (under 25 years old)
North American Drama
Short Film
Florida Focus
Informative filmmaker panels and workshops and networking opportunities with industry leaders and film supporters are available throughout the festival.

Click on the link for full details: #mce_temp_url#


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