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Cyprus International Film Festival

People can join the 5th edition of the annual Cyprus International Film Festival in a spectacular scenery, on the beautiful Mediterranean island!
Everyone who wishes to participate in the Festival can submit their application forms until July 30th due to the vast interest expressed by this year’s applications. New, upcoming filmmakers who would like to share their vision for the world and cinema through their films as well as showcase their talent in front of an internationally acclaimed jury are more than to welcome to send their film.

This festival is by far the greatest cinefil event in the region, taking place in the breathtaking city of Nicosia, between the 13th and 22nd of October 2010.

Being the cultural product of devoted and distinguished group of film professionals, not only does it allow cinema-goers to indulge into an overwhelming artistic wave of the most perspective and prospering film proposals, but also gives viewers the opportunity to project current cinema trends “back to their future”, by screening tributes of great prodigies in filmmaking, as well as tributes of entire film schools. Furthermore, it supports talented young and upcoming directors, by giving them a major role to the festival’s program as well as by encouraging them to prosper by awarding them. The awards are the “GOLDEN APHRODITE“, film reels as well as crew services and shooting equipment prizes.

Apart from the screening program and side events, this year’s CYIFF edition consists of the “Actor in front of the camera” workshop. Organized by Thanassis Sarantos, an internationally acclaimed director and actor the workshop aims to provide professional actors, directors and photographers the essential theoretical and practical background so as to deliver, capture, and strengthen performance in front of the camera.

During the 5 day workshop, some outstanding film performances delivered by great actors and actresses are going to be screened. A short film will be shooted by the participants of the workshop that will be screened at the last day of the festival during the CYIFF 2010 Award ceremony on the 22nd of October in Pallas Theatre in Nicosia.

You can apply for the workshop at:

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