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Scholar Selects Program 2

Scholar Selects Program 1

DANCING AROUND THE WORLD: INTERNATIONAL SHORTS PROGRAM

Detention

Raiders!

Anomalisa

MUSIC VIDEOS

NATIVE CINEMA

Indigo Grey: The Passage

NEW MEXICO FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE

Where is Home

Opal

The Last Picture Show

Animation Hotline

Paper Moon

Every Day My Dad Dies

The Other Side

Scotty and Josh Get Enlightened

Never (Mai)

Two Secrets

Sucker For Your Hometown

Shadows of Liberty

The End of the Tour

Imba Means Sing

The Wisdom to Know the Difference

They All Laughed

Reparation

Homage

Refuge

Goodbye Teresienstadt

Projections of America

Oh Lucy!

Odessa

Jim

Sideshow of the Absurd

Art Bastard

The Further Adventures of Anse and Bhule

What’s Up Doc?

Men and Chicken

Schoolidarity

Mother’s Day

Leaves of the Tree

Dreaming of Peggy Lee

Intersection

Conversation with a Cigarette

Almost Friends

Mask

Amy

Children of the Arctic

Mister Johnson

Red Carpet Burn

Flashing on the Sixties

Eco De La Montaña

Low/Fi

Children of a Lesser God

Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation

Benjamin Troubles

STORIES FROM OUR LIVES: LGBTQ+ SHORTS PROGRAM

Pride, Pole, and Prejudice

Duet

Suspendu

Intrinsic Moral Evil

Fancy Dancer

Sabre Dance

Suavecita

Randy Castillo

Shadows of Waste

Princess

Tocando la Luz (Touch the Light)

Awakening in Taos

The Anthropologist

Tumbledown

Diablo

Beneath the Olive Tree

Remember

Bidder 70

Bringing Food Home: Discovering Sustainable Solutions

Back to the Roaring Twenties

I’m Not Here

Last Dance

Ovation (World Premiere)

Wait for Your Love

The Ticket

Won’t Hold Us Back

New Mexico Shorts Cinema

Show Business

Zen & the Art of Dying

Scout’s Oath

Raisonnable

We Know Not What We Do



2015 Posts

Peter Bogdanovich to accept 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 8, 2015 Contact: Nani Rivera director@santafefilmfestival.com Phone: 505-629-6875 Announcing the 2015 Santa Fe Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Awardee Santa Fe, NM – The Original Santa Fe Film Festival will take place Wednesday, December 2…

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2015 Pages

2015 Films

Below are the 2015 Santa Fe Film Festival featured films.

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Kirk Ellis

Panelist Kirk Ellis  won two Emmys, a WGA Award, a Peabody and the Humanitas Prize for his work as writer and co-executive producer on the HBO miniseries “John Adams.” The miniseries won a record breaking 13 Emmys in…

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Vern Gillum

BSR Guest Director – Vern Gillum                                                                                                                             MOTION PICTURE AND NETWORK FILM DIRECTOR Michael Mann discovered my work in the commercial world after I shot additional footage for him on “Red Dragon.” Michael selected me as the first commercial…

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Donald Davenport

  BlackShirtReads Screenwriting Contest Winner Born in Detroit, Michigan, Donald Davenport is perhaps best known for his critically acclaimed Hallmark movies, beginning with Expecting A Miracle, starring Jason Priestly, Teri Polo and Cheech Marin, and followed by Love…

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MELINDA SNODGRASS

Panelist Melinda Snodgrass studied opera at the Conservatory of Vienna in Austria, graduated from U.N.M. with a degree in history, and went on to Law School.  She practiced for three years, and discovered that while she loved the…

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KYLE HAM

Special Guest Oklahoma-born filmmaker Kyle Ham studied theatre and film at DePauw University, and film directing under Joan Scheckel and Robert Iscove. He was an associate producer on films such as Miramax’s She’s All That, and has also worked for Disney and Discovery. In…

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BLACKSHIRTREADS

In April 2015, The Santa Fe Film Festival (SFFF) and BlackShirtReads (BSR) announced a joint venture to add a screenwriting component to the Santa Fe Film Festival. BlackShirtReads will be responsible for two screenwriting events during the 2015 Santa Fe…

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4th ANNUAL FILM INDUSTRY TUNE UP

Film Jobs Events Help New Mexicans Break Into Film Business Santa Fe – Film industry decision makers are pulling back the curtain on New Mexico’s film industry for a three-day event putting New Mexican filmmakers, budding actors and…

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MARISA XOCHTL JIMENEZ

Judge Marisa Xochtl Jimenez is currently the Director of Operations for Santa Fe Studios. & MBS3. She recently moved to Santa Fe from Los Angeles where she was Operations Manager for Manhattan Beach Studios. She has a broad range of…

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RICKY LEE

Judge Ricky Lee began his acting career as a young boy on the set of “Gypsy Moths” with Burt Lancaster and Gene Hackman. He went on to study acting and art at Wichita State University. He joined the…

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SCHOLAR SELECTS PROGRAM

The Scholar Selects Program is a collaboration between the Santa Fe Film Festival and local schools like Santa Fe Community College and Institute of American Indian Arts to give students the opportunity to create a festival within a festival…

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GAME OF DRONES

SANTA FE FILM FESTIVAL & DRONE U Present GAME OF DRONES 2015 Saturday December 5, 2015 at Santa Fe Studios 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM 9:30 AM Registration 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Good Drone vs Bad Drone…

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SHOOT SANTA FE PILOT PROJECT

Due to the success of our first winner “t@gged” to start filming a series the month of September 2015, the 3rd Annual Shoot Santa Fe Pilot Project and has extended the deadline for submission. Extended deadline runs October…

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MATTHEW LESSALL-CSA

Special Guest, Panelist An active member of BAFTA and Vice-President of the Casting Society of America, Matthew Lessall’s credits include Sundance Film Festival standouts, Rocket Science, Mean Creek, as well as the NetFlix Find Your Voice winner Almost Kings. He has also…

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TERRY BORST

Panelist Moderator Terry Borst is a professional screenwriter, Writers Guild of America member, and professor of screenwriting at Santa Fe University of Art and Design. His screen credits include many episodes of the long-running BBC series BUGS; MIDNIGHT…

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DERAN SARAFIAN

Honorary Guest, Judge, Panelist   DERAN SARAFIAN – EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/ DIRECTOR Sarafian began his filmmaking career attending UCLA and working for Roger Corman on films such as ROCK N ROLL HIGH SCHOOL. Inspired by his European filmmakers, Deran…

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HUNT BALDWIN

Special Guest, Panelist Executive Producer/Co-Creator/Showrunner Hunt Baldwin grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. He attended Yale university, graduating in 1991, then returned to Chicago where he applied his hard won bachelor’s degree to his work playing guitar in a…

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BRUCE MCKENNA

Panelist Bruce C. McKenna is an award winning screenwriter and producer. He wrote on four of the ten episodes of HBO’s Emmy Award-winning mini-series Band of Brothers, for which he garnered a WGA Award, a Christopher Award and was a finalist…

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SHERI MANN, MFA

Judge Sheri Mann’s background and experience in the entertainment industry truly informs her ability to gently and safely interview those wishing to leave a living legacy of their most memorable moments on DVD.  She is sensitive to and…

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Social Responsibility Program

Stay tuned for more details on films that will be provided to the public for FREE that represent social responsibility! Feature films that qualify for this program will also qualify for the competition if they have been completed within…

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DAVID MOSCOW

Panelist David Moscow is best known for his portrayal of Josh Baskin (the young Tom Hanks) in Big, his role with Christian Bale in Newsies, and has appeared in over 39 productions. Born in New York, David studied literature at…

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GRACE SANTOS

Diversity Panelist, Odessa film Producer Grace Santos is currently the Director of Business Affairs for Our Alchemy LLC, the largest independent distribution company of film and television content in North America.  Her primary duty at the company is…

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RENE HAYNES – CSA

Honoree and Panelist RENE HAYNES – Casting Director, is a two-time Emmy Nominee for the TNT/DreamWorks mini-series “Into the West” and the HBO feature “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee”, for which she also received the Artios Award…

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JESSIE BRIDGES

Rising Star, Performer & Judge  “I’m looking forward to joining the festivities again and celebrating the way the film industry has continued to blossom in New Mexico.  Having worked on a film here (as my Dad’s assistant in…

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REBECCA ELENA BANKS

Special Guest, Director On Site Rebecca Elena Banks was born in Santa Monica, California in July of 1994.  Banks works predominantly in film as a director and writer. She has also previously worked in producing work for dual…

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DANIEL BALDWIN

Special Guest Daniel Baldwin is no stranger to both feature films and television. He recently completed the much-anticipated HBO production “Grey Gardens” where he plays Julius Krug, the former Secretary of the Interior under President Truman and secret…

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