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Join Giancarlo Esposito at the Moondance this Coming Weekend!

2014 MOONDANCE’S VERY SPECIAL GUEST

GIANCARLO ESPOSITO

Giancarlo Esposito in hat

Read the exclusive interview & article with the “Breaking Bad” co-star on the front page of the Boulder Daily Camera newspaper’s Entertainment section: http://www.dailycamera.com/Entertainment/ci_26569088/Breaking-Bad-villain-headlines-Boulders-Moondance-International-Film-Festival

Giancarlo Esposito, multi-award-winning actor, has graciously offered to conduct 3 private, one-on-one consultations, one each day at Moondance, to actors who are very serious about pursuing their craft in film, television & stage, and who will have work prepared to review, critique and finesse so that he would have the ability to give you some valuable direction and insider tips. Half-hour consultations are $500, and full one-hour consultations are $1000, available only at the box office during the festival. Please see festival director, Elizabeth English, to review your credits for potential selection of those 3 lucky actors who will be selected for this very exclusive consultation opportunity!

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COME JOIN US THIS WEEKEND AT THE 15th ANNUAL

MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL!

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September 26, 27, 28

Beautiful Boulder, Colorado USA

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  • INDIE & FOREIGN FILM SCREENINGS! 
  • PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS & MASTER CLASSES!
  • PRODUCTIVE FREE NETWORKING PARTIES & EVENTS!
  • PRIVATE CONSULTATIONS WITH THE PROS!
  • CELEBRITY MASTER CLASS ON ACTING FOR FILM & TV
  • MINGLE WITH CELEBRITY ATTENDEES!
  • SPECIAL VIP CELEBRITY FILM, Q&A WITH THE DIRECTOR + PRIVATE RECEPTION
  • PHOTO-OPS!
  • GALA AWARDS CEREMONY & RECEPTION!

& much more!

FILM FESTIVAL EVENTS SCHEDULE! 

FILM SCREENING SCHEDULE!

FILM DESCRIPTIONS!

WORKSHOPS & MASTER CLASSES SCHEDULE!

ORDER YOUR FILM FESTIVAL TICKETS NOW!

RED MOVIE TICKET THE 2014 MOONDANCE VENUE:

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HOTEL BOULDERADO

2115 Thirteenth Street, Boulder, CO 80302

303-442-4344

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The magnificent home of the 15th annual Moondance International Film Festival, is at this historic, elegant hotel, with its stained-glass lobby ceiling, rich woodwork & a classic upscale Victorian-style ambience. The Hotel Boulderado has been a downtown Boulder landmark since it opened in 1909. Another famous feature is the original cantilevered cherrywood staircase, extending from the basement all the way to the fifth floor. The mezzanine balcony overlooking the lobby is one of Boulder’s most popular photography points. The entire mosaic tile floor covering the entryway, lobby, and dining room is original. The operator-attended Otis elevator in the lobby is over 100 years old and still works as smoothly as the day it was installed. The white marble water fountain to the left of the front desk in the lobby is the only one remaining of a series of fountains around the city whose water was piped directly from Boulder’s own Arapahoe Glacier!

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WE GREATLY VALUE YOUR ENTHUSIASTIC PARTICIPATION!

PLEASE CONSIDER SUPPORTING THE FESTIVAL WITH A DONATION

The Moondance International Film Festival is a completely independent festival! We annually produce the competition and event, primarily thanks to the hard work, dedication and commitment of our passionate staff and volunteers, combined with the generosity of individual film lovers who want to do their part to ensure the art of films, writings and music continues to thrive.  Please join us today by making a contribution in the dollar amount of your choice.  No amount is too small or too large, and every penny goes to support our original programming and events.  All support and all donations are greatly appreciated! >> SPONSOR INFO

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 THE OBSTACLE IN OUR PATH 

Photo: Michael Weise, Cornwall, UK

Photo: Michael Weise, Cornwall, UK

In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a 
roadway.  Then he hid himself and watched to see if 
anyone would remove the huge rock blocking the way.  Some of the

 King’s’ wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by 

and simply walked around it. Many loudly complained and blamed the

 King for not keeping the roads clear, but no-one did

anything about getting the stone out of the way. Then a peasant came along, carrying a load of 

vegetables.  Upon approaching the boulder, the 

peasant laid down his burden and tried to move the 

stone to the side of the road.  After much pushing

 and straining, he finally succeeded. After the 

peasant picked up his load of vegetables, he noticed 

a purse lying in the road where the boulder had

been. The purse contained many gold coins and a note

 from the King, indicating that the gold was a reward for the person who removed the boulder from the roadway. The 

peasant learned what many of us may never understand:

Every obstacle presents an opportunity to improve
 our condition!

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2014 FESTIVAL QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?

CONTACT US TYPEWRITER

http://moondancefilmfestival.com/contact-us/

 WEBSITE: www.moondancefilmfestival.com

NEWS-BLOG: www.moondancefilmfestival/com/blog

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2014 MOONDANCE SELECTED FILMS ANNOUNCED!

Mermaid figurehead by Jan Reichard

Mermaid figurehead by Jan Reichard

THANKS FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL!

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Congratulations to all our talented filmmakers!

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2014 LIST OF SELECTED FILM TITLES! […]



MOONDANCE 2014 FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENT LINKS!

 

Desperately seeking the 2014 list of finalists? Just click this link:

http://moondancefilmfestival.com/festival-info/2014-moondance-finalists/

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If you’re a finalist for 2014, you can find & download the finalist laurels here:

http://moondancefilmfestival.com/festival-info/download-moondance-finalist-laurels/

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We sincerely apologize  for the glitch with the finalist & laurels links in the most recent news-blog,

but we think some blog gremlins must have been playing around in the background!

We offered them free film tickets & buttered popcorn, and all’s well now!

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Technology is great – when it works, right?

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September 26-28, 2014  • Boulder, Colorado USA

 



WRITING FOR RADIO & THE ART OF STORYTELLING!

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IN THIS NEWS-BLOG:
  • EVENTS AT THE 15th ANNUAL MOONDANCE!
  • “BREAKING BAD” STAR TO APPEAR AT MOONDANCE!
  • CREATIVE WRITING FOR AUDIO DRAMA!
  • THE ART OF STORYTELLING!
  • MOONDANCERS WRITE US!
  • MOONDANCE RECOMMENDS!
  • SOME THINGS TO THINK ABOUT!

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EVENTS AT THE 2014 MOONDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: […]



LAST CHANCE TO WIN THE 2014 MOONDANCE!

Let’s Make a Splash!

Photo by Clark Little

Photo by Clark Little

MOONDANCE EXTENDED 2014 SUBMISSION DEADLINE!

DUE TO POPULAR REQUEST,

MOONDANCE HAS EXTENDED THE REGULAR SUBMISSION DEADLINE […]



MOONDANCE EXTENDS 2014 SUBMISSION DEADLINE!

MOONDANCE NEWS:

DUE TO VERY POPULAR REQUEST,

MOONDANCE HAS EXTENDED THE REGULAR SUBMISSION DEADLINE

TO JULY 15th!

Be sure to submit your project now, for a good chance to win the Moondance!

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COMPETITION CATEGORIES:

  • FILMS (SHORTS & FEATURES, DOCUMENTARIES, NARRATIVE, ANIMATION, MUSIC VIDEOS)
  • SCREENPLAYS
  • FILM SCORES & ORIGINAL MUSIC
  • STAGEPLAYS
  • SHORT STORIES
  • TV PILOTS
  • RADIO PLAYS
  • REALITY TV SERIES CONCEPTS
  • and more!

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2014 MOONDANCE SUBMISSION DEADLINE JUNE 30th!

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LET’S MAKE A SPLASH!

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MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

FINAL SUBMISION POSTMARK DEADLINE FOR 2014: JUNE 30th

Send in your submission(s) now to have a chance to win the 2014 Moondance!

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MOONDANCE ~ ON WHY FILM FESTIVALS ROCK ON!… News & more…

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“In the old fairy tales, it is the strength of the wish that transforms life. The wish itself is the magic wand.” ~ Sena Jeter Nashlund, American author, “Ahab’s Wife”

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SCROLL ON DOWN TO READ ABOUT:

• WHY FILM FESTIVALS ROCK ON!

• INTRODUCING OUR 2014 MOONDANCE EVENTS COORDINATOR

• MOONDANCERS WRITE US

• MOONDANCE SUCCESSES

• SEEKING VOLUNTEERS & INTERNS

• PETITION TO SAVE OUR VANISHING FORESTS

• INFO ON COMPETITION SUBMISSIONS & DEADLINE

• THE MOONDANCE E-ZINE

• INSIDER TIPS AT THE MOONDANCE E-ZINE

• SOME THINGS TO THINK ABOUT

• EVENTS AT THE 2014 MOONDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

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WHY FILM FESTIVALS ROCK ON! […]



MOONDANCE NEWS: On Creativity & Stanley Kubrick On the Meaning of Life

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MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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SCROLL ON DOWN TO READ ABOUT:

  • NEWS FOR ACTORS
  • STATEMENT ON NON-VIOLENCE
  • MOONDANCERS WRITE US
  • OSPREY VIDEO
  • ON CREATIVITY
  • STANLEY KUBRICK ON THE MEANING OF LIFE
  • ON NARRATIVE TRUTH IN WRITING & FILMMAKING
  • SOME THINGS TO THINK ABOUT
  • TRIBUTE TO MAYA ANGELOU

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MOONDANCE NEWS FOR ACTORS & TIPS ON FILM MUSIC!

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Starting with the Moondance 2014 season, we have added 3 new categories for opportunities to win our coveted Moondance Star Award: 

Best Actor (male & female) in drama & comedy short narrative films!

Best Actor (male & female) in drama & comedy feature narrative films!

• Best Child Actor (male & female) in short films!

MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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SCROLL ON DOWN TO READ ABOUT:

  • MOONDANCE & OUR GLOBAL SUBMISSIONS
  • MOONDANCE SPECIAL OFFER: 2-FOR1 ENTRY FEE!
  • MOONDANCE COMPETITION CATEGORIES
  • EVENTS AT THE 2014 MOONDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
  • MOONDANCERS WRITE US
  • ARTICLE: THE POWER OF MUSIC IN FILM!
  • SOME THINGS TO THINK ABOUT
  • MOONDANCE SUPPORTS & RECOMMENDS

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