Spotlight on Shorts Challenge Contender: Jess Jacklin

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By Leslie Dolsak Six Finalists will duke it out in front of a live panel of industry judges and a voting audience at the Annapolis Film Festival’s First Shorts Challenge: Pitch Contest. The winner receives a $30,000 in-kind production package to produce their short film which will premiere at the 2019 Annapolis Film Festival. Watch the Shorts Challenge Live, Saturday, …

Spotlight on Shorts Challenge Contender: Tracey Davis

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By Leslie Dolsak Six Finalists will duke it out in front of a live panel of industry judges and a voting audience at the Annapolis Film Festival’s First Shorts Challenge: Pitch Contest. The winner receives a $30,000 in-kind production package to produce their short film which will premiere at the 2019 Annapolis Film Festival. Watch the Shorts Challenge Live, Saturday, …

Spotlight on Shorts Challenge Contender: Ashleigh Coffelt

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By Leslie Dolsak Six Finalists will duke it out in front of a live panel of industry judges and a voting audience at the Annapolis Film Festival’s First Shorts Challenge: Pitch Contest. The winner receives a $30,000 in-kind production package to produce their short film which will premiere at the 2019 Annapolis Film Festival. Watch the Shorts Challenge Live, Saturday, …

Spotlight on Shorts Challenge Contender: Annalise Lamberty

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By Leslie Dolsak Six Finalists will duke it out in front of a live panel of industry judges and a voting audience at the Annapolis Film Festival’s First Shorts Challenge: Pitch Contest. The winner receives a $30,000 in-kind production package to produce their short film which will premiere at the 2019 Annapolis Film Festival. Watch the Shorts Challenge Live, Saturday, …

Spotlight on Shorts Challenge Contender: Chuckwunonso Dureke

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By Leslie Dolsak Six Finalists will duke it out in front of a live panel of industry judges and a voting audience at the Annapolis Film Festival’s First Shorts Challenge: Pitch Contest. The winner receives a $30,000 in-kind production package to produce their short film which will premiere at the 2019 Annapolis Film Festival. Watch the Shorts Challenge Live, Saturday, …

Spotlight on Shorts Challenge Contender: Lindsay Corriveau

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  Spotlight on Shorts Challenge Contender: Lindsay Corriveau By Leslie Dolsak Six Finalists will duke it out in front of a live panel of industry judges and a voting audience at the Annapolis Film Festival’s First Shorts Challenge: Pitch Contest. The winner receives a $30,000 in-kind production package to produce their short film which will premiere at the 2019 Annapolis …

Annapolis Film Festival Releases Four-Day Full Film Slate

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Annapolis Film Festival Releases Four-Day Full Film Slate More Than 80 Films from 28 Countries Annapolis, MD – Feb. 27, 2018 – The Annapolis Film Festival reveals its full slate of more than 80 films from 28 countries screening during the festival: March 22-25, 2018, including a U.S. premiere and four films from Sundance making their East Coast premiere, The …

The Keeper of the Brand: Joe Barsin

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As Art Director of the Annapolis Film Festival, Joe Barsin has a lot of influence. “I’m the keeper of the brand.” Barsin created the consistent identity for the Annapolis Film Festival through its logo and develops AFF’s annual image which always uses a scheme of warm orange, rich red, deep blue, gray, black and a pop of purple. “The color …

It’s Just “Bezness as Usual”

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by Charles Green This compelling documentary tells the story of a son’s struggle to connect with his father.. The director Alex Pitstra is the son of a Dutch mother, Anneke, and Tunisian father, Mohsen, who met when Alex’s mother went to Tunisia for a vacation. The relationship ended badly, and Alex, originally named Kazim, didn’t see his father again until …