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Producers' Post March 2018

Posted on March 12, 2018

The Producers' Post is a regular update intended to keep producers informed on announcements, upcoming deadlines and events and anything else of interest. To be notified when a new post is up, please subscribe to the PIC newsletter. Included in this month's post: 



Film Festival Submissions

Film Festivals

Job Opportunities





Deep Waters - University of San Francisco - March 27 & 28

Enjoy a free screening of Kū Kanaka and Tuna Wages next month at the University of San Francisco in Fromm Hall from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. The screenings will be followed by a panel discussion, and are free and open to the public.


Deep Waters - University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa - April 13 

Enjoy a free screening of Sons of Hālawa and The Roots of ʻUlu next month at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa at noon. The screenings are free and open to the public. Be sure to check back and follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram for an update on location.


Film Festival Submissions


Pasifika Film Festival - March 16 (early bird deadline)

Over its five year history, Pasifika Film Fest has presented a diverse group of stories, from Amie Batalibasi's 'Blackbird', to Tammy Davis' 'Born to Dance' and a number of films from all over the Pacific and the world in between. In 2018, Pasifika Film Fest looks forward to continuing this tradition of showing Pacific storytelling to the Pacific community and the world.  Late deadline submissions will close on April 13. We are looking forward to receiving your submissions, please get in quick! 

To enter: 

2nd Annual Cultural Animation Film Festival - March 31

The goal of the festival is to provide animators the opportunity to share their cultural work with other artists and audiences who would not normally have the opportunity to share their stories. 

imagineNATIVE - June 15

imagineNATIVE showcases, promotes, and celebrates Canadian and international Indigenous filmmakers and media artists. imagineNATIVE is committed to a greater understanding by audiences of Indigenous peoples, cultures, and artistic expressions.


Film Festivals 


Māoriland Film Fest - March 21-25

Māoriland Film Festival is an International Indigenous Film festival that celebrates Indigenous voices and storytelling in film. Each March, Māoriland brings films and their creators to Ōtaki on New Zealand’s Kapiti Coast for five days of screenings, workshops and special events.

Hawaiʻi International Film Festival (HIFF) Spring Showcase - April 6-15

 As the vanguard forum of international cinematic achievement in the Asia-Pacific region, Hawaiʻi   International Film Festival (HIFF) endeavors to recognize new and emerging talent, promote career development and original collaborations through innovative education programs and facilitate dynamic cultural exchange through the cinema arts.

San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF) Spring Showcase - April 19-26

The Spring Showcase is one of many of the non-profit media arts organization Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts), including the popular San Diego Asian Film Festival, which takes place this fall. 

HotDocs - April 26-May 6

Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, offers an outstanding selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences of more than 200,000.

CAAMFest 2018  - May 10-24

The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is expanding its programming to include four additional days, CAAMFest is a 15-day feast of the senses, with film, music, food and digital media from the world’s most innovative Asian and Asian American artists.




Oceania Voices - March 15 deadline 

An intensive filmmaking workshop designed for women (cis, trans, gender-fluid) to learn basic filmmaking skills to produce a short film. 

Hawaii Creative Lab Programs - March 31 deadline 

Immersive programs are offered to selected qualified applicants in six high growth clusters: Screenwriting; Broadband/New Media; Producing; Interactive Media; Design/Fashion; and Music.




PBS Jobs 

Corporation for Publication Broadcasting (CPB) Professional Development


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