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Lights, Camera, Action! The Moondance International Film Festival invites all talented US & International filmmakers, writers and music composers to submit their films, written works and film scores to its 17th annual season.

Moondance is known as the “American Cannes” of film festivals, and features the very best of indie films, music & writing by talented artists from around the world. Plan now to participate in this unique competition and film festival! For the last 16 years, the annual Moondance International Film Festival has showcased many hundreds of top-quality award-winning indie films, and hosted filmmakers, writers, composers, actors, industry professionals and media, from around the world.

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ATTENTION 2016 FILMMAKERS, WINNERS, FINALISTS & SEMI-FINALISTS!

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If you would like to have us send you back your Blu-ray screener,

or if you were not able to attend the awards ceremony,

& want us to send you your award star & certificate,

please click HERE for the form to request it & pay only the minimal postage & handling.

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EVENTS AT THE 2016 MOONDANCE FILM FESTIVAL:

  • INDIE FILM SCREENINGS (documentaries, animation, music videos, foreign, feature & short films)
  • TITLES & LOGLINES WORKSHOP FOR FILMMAKERS, WRITERS & COMPOSERS
  • DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING IN CHINA WORKSHOP
  • PRODUCTIVE NETWORKING PARTIES & EVENTS DAILY
  • CELEBRITY APPEARANCE & PHOTO-OPS
  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • PRIVATE CONSULTATIONS WITH THE PROS
  • Q&As WITH THE FILM DIRECTORS
  • AFTER-PARTIES EACH EVENING
  • LINKEDIN & STAGE32 GET-TOGETHERS
  • GALA AWARDS CEREMONY & BANQUET RECEPTION!

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CLICK THESE LINKS FOR MORE INFO & DETAILS:

FILM FESTIVAL SCHEDULE  •  FILM PROGRAM FILM DESCRIPTIONS •  FILMS TO BE SCREENED  •  KEYNOTE & MASTER CLASS  •  WORKSHOPS  •  WINNERS, FINALISTS & SEMI-FINALISTS   •  NETWORKING EVENTS   •  AWARDS CEREMONY & RECEPTION  •  MOONDANCE SUCCESSES

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Master Class on “Making Films You Believe in!”

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A passionate and diverse filmmaker, Vic Sarin’s career includes award winning feature films, documentaries and television movies.

The US premiere of Vic Sarin’s feature documentary film, The Boy from Geita, was screened at Moondance, along with his feature narrative film, A Shine of Rainbows.

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2016 Moondance Best Actor Awards

Aidan Quinn, Laetitia Martinucci, John Bell, Isabella Spencer

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Thanks a Million to All Our 2016 Executive Staff, Volunteers, Interns & Board of Advisors!

 Rachel Mains • Festival Events Coordinator, Registrations, Ticket Sales & Volunteers Coordinator

Cassia Hendrickson • Film Screenings Coordinator & Website Developer

Alan Rogers • Sponsorships Coordinator

Michael Wallace & Cos Lindstrom • Official Festival Photographers

Miguel Carson,  Sean Kearney, Zach Miller •  Projectionists

Lynn Patrick • Awards Ceremony & Reception Musician

Jasmine Sahu • Written Works Feedback Coordinator

Chris Anastasiadis • Board of Advisors

Vittoria Colonna • Board of Advisors

Olga Rojer • Board of Advisors

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ATTENTION: 2016 WINNERS, FINALISTS & SEMI-FINALISTS:

You can download laurels for which you are eligible HERE!

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THE SECRET TO OUR INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS:

The secret to our international success and longevity can be directly attributed to upholding our founding principles, goals, values and mission. We continually strive to inspire talented filmmakers, writers, composers and audiences, locally and globally. Maintaining the Moondance reputation for top-quality indie films, professional workshops, and productive networking events, is always the first priority. Our valued sponsors, donors, supporters, friends of the Moondance, as well as our competition entrants and festival attendees, are an integral element of our long-term success.STARFISH

THE ULTIMATE FILM FESTIVAL SUCCESS & SURVIVAL GUIDE!

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Subscribe now to the Moondance news-blog! Our very popular news-blog has festival event info, announcements, entertainment industry news, insider articles, recommendations, things to consider & more!

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Moondance Film Festival Producer, Script & Film Consultations

STUDIO-TYPE COVERAGE OF YOUR SCRIPT OR FILM! Ready to get your screenplay or film on the right track?

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