SVFF 2014 (Tomorrow) Aug 31 is last date to submit your movies and Festival starts Nov. 7th

Submission Deadline: One Deadline: August 31st, 2014 .

Dear Filmmakers!

I’m Clara Smith , Marketing Director for Silicon Valley Film Festival.
We are happy to announce the dates for our 5th anniversary this year SVFF2014 starting from Nov. 7th in Silicon Valley!. As we grow every year our guests list also growing  including our city Mayors, chief judge Hollywood Cameraman Alex buono and this year we partner with US-China Movie and Television Association and hosting group of mainstream directors and producers from China and screening their movies as well.

 I Hope you might have joined our previous years’ festivals or our team might have come across the movie you have made .  We’d like to invite you to welcome and submit for Silicon Valley Film Festival 2014. Pl. find the details below. Wish you great success in Film making!

Regards,
Clara Smith
Silicon Valley Film Festival – Marketing


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The 5th annual
5th anniversary Silicon Valley Film Festival 2014 Starting from November 7th, Friday

5th anniversary Silicon Valley Film Festival
2014
Starting from November 7th, Friday

Silicon Valley Film Festival 2014
 California, USA  

www.svfilmfestival.org



New at SVFF 2014!!
New Awards: ‘NARRATIVE FEATURE’, ‘COMMERCIAL AD SPOT’, AS WELL AS “BEST ACTOR”, “ACTRESS”, “DIRECTOR”, “EDITOR”, AND “CINEMATOGRAPHY”. ‘SVFF Jury’s HONORABLE MENTION’ of ‘TOP 3 MOVIES’ in every category. More new categories – lots of chances to be recognized and honored by the people from the World’s technology paradise – Silicon Valley at SVFF 2014.

Dear Filmmakers,

We are happy to announce our 5th annual Silicon Valley Film Festival – 2014, celebrating Silicon Valley Innovations in Digital Cinema around the world – now accepting submissions in more than 7 categories. We are happy to personally invite you to submit your incredible Films for SVFF and join us at SVFF 2014.

Film Submission Deadlines:
  • One Deadline: August 31, 2014.
  • One flat fee:
  • $20 for Short Films (Less than 30 minutes)
  • $30 for Feature Films (Over 30 minutes)

NEW SVFF AWARDS

  • Narrative Features, Commercial ad, and Best Actor, Actress, Director, Editor, Cinematography

SVFF SPECIAL AWARDS

  • Best Vision of the Future,
  • Best Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Best Green Earth.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

  • Movie Screenings – Top selection of movies from around the world and from Silicon Valley Moviemakers.
  • Pitching & Film Fund Raising
  • World Premieres of feature Films
  • Award Ceremony, Green Carpet Reception, performances, VIPs, Panels and more.
SILICON VALLEY
FILM FESTIVAL
With the vision for ‘Tomorrow’s World’, Silicon Valley truly is the birth place of Digital Film Making and Digital Media including the top A companies (Adobe, Apple, Avid, Auto Desk). In the heart of Silicon Valley, the Hi-Tech community is celebrating the Spirit of Silicon Valley the Power of Imagination by promoting Digital Cinema and giving international movie makers a venue to showcase their creativity, find funding and meet with fellow filmmakers, Media Companies, Producers and Distributors at Silicon Valley Film Festival.
 
Silicon Valley Awards
Honoring world digital filmmakers with our esteemed Silicon Valley Awards every year.
Awards include best of the following categories: Feature and Short in Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Music, Commercial Ad Spot, Green Earth, Vision of the Future, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and best Actor, Actress, Director, Editor, Cinematography.
All Awards are selected by our Chief Judges except Audience choice award. Visit our past ‘SVFF Hall of Fame’ page at www.svfilmfestival.org
 
SVFF Inviting International Judges:
Do you have a favorite filmmaker whom you want to be part of SVFF Judges, send us their contact info. at svff@svfilmfestival.org, we will be glad to talk to them.
 
Submit online
Our programming team eagerly inviting you to submit your great work for Silicon Valley Film Festival to take it to the rest of the world. Please submit online. http://www.svfilmfestival.org/svfilmfestival_submissions.aspx#
 
 
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5th anniversary Silicon Valley Film Festival 2014 Starting from November 7th, Friday

We are happy to announce

5th anniversary Silicon Valley Film Festival
2014
Starting from November 7th, Friday

5th anniversary Silicon Valley Film Festival  2014 Starting from November 7th, Friday

5th anniversary Silicon Valley Film Festival
2014
Starting from November 7th, Friday

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Silicon Valley Film Festival – 5th anniversary hosting US-China Film and Television Association

Exciting news from SVFF Team,

Silicon Valley Film Festival – 5th anniversary  will be hosting filmmakers from our Country Partner US-China Film and Television Association

SVFF Hosting partner UCFTA

SVFF Hosting partner UCFTA

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Silicon Valley Film Festival 2014 – Inviting movies for submission – 4 months to submit for SVFF 2014

Submission Deadline: One Deadline: August 31st, 2014.

The 5th annual

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Silicon Valley Film Festival 2014
California, USA December 2013

www.svfilmfestival.org

New at SVFF 2014!!
New Awards: ‘NARRATIVE FEATURE’, ‘COMMERCIAL AD SPOT’, AS WELL AS “BEST ACTOR”, “ACTRESS”, “DIRECTOR”, “EDITOR”, AND “CINEMATOGRAPHY”.
‘SVFF JURY’s HONORABLE MENTION’ of ‘TOP 3 MOVIES’ in every category. More new categories – lots of chances to be recognized and honored by the people from the World’s technology paradise – Silicon Valley at SVFF 2014.

Dear Filmmakers,
We are happy to announce our 5th annual Silicon Valley Film Festival – 2014, celebrating Silicon Valley Innovations in Digital Cinema around the world – now accepting submissions in more than 7 categories. We are happy to personally invite you to submit your incredible Films for SVFF and join us at SVFF 2014.

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Silicon Valley Film Festival 2013 Special Innovation Awards

We are happy to announce Silicon Valley’s Special Innovative Movie Awards for SVFF 2013.

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The best movies are,

Best Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award :

Yemeniettes 2013-12-10-620

Three Yemeni teenage girls enter an entrepreneurship competition but along the way encounter the hardships of a country marked by a broken educational system, joblessness and a threatening Al-Qaeda presence. 

Best Green Earth Award:

MARUDHAMENGAE(where is fertile land?)

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The film “MARUDHAMENGE”(where is fertile land?) narrating the issues of globalization. India is a developing nation. Agriculture is a backbone of our country 80% of Indian economy is depend up on agriculture. But now a days society forgetting the importance of it due to globalization science and technological improvement. Whet ever may be changed in this world but only thing which never change is stomach and hunger given by it.
It is sure that one day this society will suffer due to the scarcity of food. People should have awareness about it government should take important about it. This film narrating the facts about it . the character which are in this film are not professional artist they are simply farmers, student as per there casting there profession  is so  like French neo-realism concepts.
SYNOPSIS
Marudhamengae is based on the three generations of an agriculture family. Maadaswamy is son of chinnakannu who is under debt and was forced to sell his fertile land to a construction corp by a financier ranganathan who working as a mediator for selling land. and they offering a employment on family’s who lending those fertile land to them. Maadasamy’s family loosed there fertile land because of unable to repay their debt. Days passed maadasamy working as a labor in his own land to full fill his needs & to educate his son.  muthu is a grandson of chinnakannu son of maadaswamy has a lot of love & affection with his grandfather. He took a desire among his carrier to being as a former he studied agriculture. As per the last wish of his grandfather before his death. And the story ends with a note of what would happen to society if these situation continuous.

Best Vision of the Future Award:

Yemeniettes

Wafaa, Maha and Reem are determined to better their lot in life and show a side of Yemen that is innovative and hopeful. The girls dream of one day opening the first factory in Yemen to manufacture solar panels, generating an alternative energy source for a country faced with frequent power outages. Some Yemenis cannot afford electricity, while others live in villages left off the grid.

With the support of their families, they enlist their start-up company, Creative Generation, in a national entrepreneurship competition. They win, qualifying them to compete regionally in Qatar against teams from twelve other Arab countries. But their celebration is overshadowed by news of a rocket hitting Reem’s home, reminding them vividly of the problems their country faces every day.

The three girls travel to Qatar, leaving their families and homes for the first time but more determined than ever. Their innovation and confidence impress the judges, and they return home champions.

Winning catapults them into stardom, and for a week they are the pride and glory of their nation. But they are quickly forgotten, and their hopes for the future begin to fade they keep hitting the glass ceiling. Disheartened by the economic and political conditions in Yemen, they focus on their responsibilities as sisters, daughters and wives.

Their dreams are renewed when a company believes in the potential of the “yemeniettes” and invests in the project, turning their vision into a reality.

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Happy to announce the Silicon Valley Awards for the Best Films of SVFF 2013

Silicon Valley Awards for the Best Films of SVFF 2013

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Best Live Action Short Film Award : The 3rd Letter

(in Top 3 )
Hibernation
One Man’s Loss

Best Animation Short Film Award: Rob ‘n’ Ron

(in Top 3)
Coin
Carn

Best Documentary Short Film Award:
Sahaya Going Beyond

Best Documentary Feature Award:
Yemeniettes

Best Cinematography Award:
Ross McLennan – “One Man’s Loss”

Best Editing Award:
Philip Sansom – “One Man’s Loss”

Best Actress Award:
Tracy Feith – “One Man’s Loss”

Best Actor Award:
Rodrigo Lopresti – “The 3rd Letter”

Best Director Award:
Grzegorz Jonkajtys – “The 3rd Letter”

Wait for Silicon Valley’s special Innovation Awards for movies

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4th annual – Silicon Valley Film Festival 2013 – The movies

This gallery contains 34 photos.

Here are some still pictures from SVFF 2013 screenings at Milpitas Library Theater. Click a picture to start Slide Show!

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Shows and Films – Schedule – Silicon Valley Film Festival 2013

COIN anim 4 Show 1 Chris Burns Director
HIBERNATION Short 17 Show 1 GORKA LEON DISTRIBUTOR
One Man’s Loss Short 7 Show 1 Philip Sansom Director & Writter
Rob ‘n’ Ron anim 4 Show 1 Peter Smith Director
Sahaya – Going Beyond docu 21 Show 1 Koen Van Rompay Producer
The Mega Plush anim 4 Show 1 Matt Burniston Director
Yemeniettes docu 59 Show 1 Merym Almoshaikah Development Intern
Box Short 5 Show 2 Marcus Colombano Director of Strategy & Communications
Carn anim 5 Show 2 Jeff Le Bars Director
MARUDHAMENGAE(where is fertile land?) future 13 Show 2 YOGANANDAN SACHITHANANDHAM Director
Reflections anim 5 Show 2 Alon ziv animation student
Restoring the Pacific Northwest – Central Westcoast Forest Society docu 16 Show 2 Lily Burke Director
SALES GOSSES ! anim 2 Show 2 Alexis KERJOSSE Director
The 3rd Letter Short 15 Show 2 Greg Jonkajtys director
The Burning House Short 17 Show 2 Scott Ross Director
The Gate Short 11 Show 2 Spencer Friend Producer
The Guardian’s Tale anim 8 Show 2 Ryan Zujic Co-Director
The Pixel Painter docu 9 Show 2 Josh Bogdan CO-DIRECTOR
Watch Dogs “Exposed” anim 4 Show 2 Aniko Hodi Executive assistant
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SVFF 2013 – OFFICIAL SELECTIONS – MOVIES LIST

Ark anim 7 Greg Jonkajtys Director
Box Short 5 Marcus Colombano Director of Strategy & Communications
Carn anim 5 Jeff Le Bars Director
COIN anim 4 Chris Burns Director
HIBERNATION Short 17 GORKA LEON DISTRIBUTOR
MARUDHAMENGAE(where is fertile land?) future 13 YOGANANDAN SACHITHANANDHAM Director
One Man’s Loss Short 7 Philip Sansom Director & Writter
Reflections anim 5 Alon ziv animation student
Restoring the Pacific Northwest – Central Westcoast Forest Society docu 16 Lily Burke Director
Rob ‘n’ Ron anim 4 Peter Smith Director
Sahaya – Going Beyond docu 21 Koen Van Rompay Producer
SALES GOSSES ! anim 2 Alexis KERJOSSE Director
The 3rd Letter Short 15 Greg Jonkajtys director
The Burning House Short 17 Scott Ross Director
The Gate Short 11 Spencer Friend Producer
The Guardian’s Tale anim 8 Ryan Zujic Co-Director
The Mega Plush anim 4 Matt Burniston Director
The Pixel Painter docu 9 Josh Bogdan CO-DIRECTOR
Watch Dogs “Exposed” anim 4 Aniko Hodi Executive assistant
Yemeniettes docu 59 Merym Almoshaikah Development Intern
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5th Annual Silicon Valley Film Festival 2014 – Submissions will open on Dec. 15th, 2013

 

5th Annual Silicon Valley Film Festival 2014 – Submissions will open on Dec. 15th, 2013.

Pl. check back for submission info.

Looking forward for your great movies for next year’s Festival.

Thank You!

- SVFF Team

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