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Come join us in celebrating the 22nd anniversary season of the Moondance International Film Festival!

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HALYNA HUTCHINS 2021

MIFF 2021 HALYNA HUTCHINS TRIBUTE ANNOUNCEMENT

The 2021 Moondance International Film Festival is honored to dedicate this year’s film festival event to honor the life, the talent and the loving memory of Halyna Hutchins, Director of Photography, a well-regarded Ukrainian cinematographer who is credited with work on more than 30 projects, feature films, short films and TV miniseries, including the films Archenemy, Darlin’, and Blindfire.

Dedicating the 2021 Moondance to Director of Photography Halyna Hutchins is highly appropriate, since Moondance was originally founded in 1999 on the concept of  honoring all the talented women writers, directors, cinematographers, editors, composers, producers, and all the other talented women  behind the cameras in the international film and entertainment industry.

Ms. Hutchins was tragically killed while working as Director of Photography on a film location in New Mexico.


>> For Moondance 2022, and beyond, a very special honor, the Halyna Hutchins Moondance Award, will be offered to a winning woman cinematographer, who has submitted her film to the Moondance competition.

THE 2020 SELECTED FILMS LIST IS AVAILABLE HERE

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Previous winning & selected films maybe screened only via our private viewing room site online [subject to change]. 

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Here are just some of the celebrities who have attended, endorsed &/or supported the Moondance mission over the years:

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2017 MOONDANCE: WATCH WINNING FILMS!

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Thanks for watching our 2019, 2018 & 2017 winning films!

MOONDANCE IS TRULY

“THE FILM FESTIVAL WITHOUT BORDERS!”

In our continuing success of promoting multicultural, top-quality original filmmaking, writing and music composition by talented artists from around the world, the Moondance International Film Festival is very proud & grateful that our annual festival competitions have brought in great submissions, in all genres and categories, from Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Czech Republic, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curaçao, Cyprus, Dubai, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Peru, Poland, Russia, Scotland, Serbia/Montenegro, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Tasmania, Turkey, UAR, Ukraine, the UK, the US, Venezuela, Wales, and more! 

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Moondancers are part of an amazing worldwide community; a unique collaboration of multi-talented writers, film score composers and filmmakers. The Moondance mission is to entertain, inform, inspire, encourage and educate. We honor those artists who, through their creative work, actively increase awareness, provide multiple viewpoints, address complex social issues, and strengthen ties between international audiences 

THE SECRET TO OUR INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS:

The secret to the Moondance brand’s international success and longevity can be directly attributed to upholding our founding principles, goals, integrity, 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, writing & music is always the festival’s first priority. Our valued sponsors, donors, supporters, friends of the Moondance, as well as our competition entrants, are an integral element of our long-term success.

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