The third METERS FILM FESTIVAL ENDED IN NAPLES

The third Meters Film Festival ended on April, 1 in Naples, NY. It was held at the Bristol Valley Theater (official website) managed by its creative director Karin Bowersock.

The audience voted on a favorite and it was a tie between He and She by Marco Gadge and #WhoWeKill by Pavel Ivanov.

The competitive programme of the festival included eight main nominations, and here is the list of winners:

Best Film: #WHOWEKILL
Director: Pavel Ivanov

Best Director: HE AND SHE
Director: Marco Gadge

Best Animation: THE BOX
Director: Merve Cirisoglu Cotur

Best Documentary: MINING THE MOTHER LODE
Director: H. Paul Moon

Best Screenplay (Feature): HAIRS
Writer: Declan White

Best Screenplay (Short): NOTE TO SELF
Writer: H. M. Mirza

Best Music Video: SCOOTER ACCIDENT
Director: Philipp Käßbohrer

Best Original Music: ROSE GARDEN
Director: Rafael Nani

 
Film directors, producers, and critics from all over the world were members of the jury http://metff.com/judges/

 
We would like to express our gratitude to the creative director Karin Bowersock for professional organization of the event, and to the Bristol Valley Theater for providing a place for screening.

 
We would like to thank all our guests  and filmmakers for taking part in our film festival. We would be glad to see you next season!

The second Meters International Film Festival Ended in Naples

The second Meters Film Festival ended on September, 10 in Naples, NY. It was held at the Bristol Valley Theater (official website) managed by its creative director Karin Bowersock.

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Karin Bowersock delivered an opening speech, and then followed the showing of the films featured in the competition programme.

«97%» film by BEN BRAND was highly appreciated by the audience. As a result, the film was ranked #1 in the rating of films featured in the festival. Second and third places were taken by “Nelly” by Chris Raiber and “Letter to God” by Maria Ibrahimova. We are happy to have worked with all filmmakers and grateful for their high quality creative works. Your films really trigger emotions and make people think!

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Filmmakers and critics from all over the world were among the second season jury. It was these people that chose such high quality films for the festival programme:

Martin W. Payne
Iwan Jones-Roberts
Alberto Nacci
Maria Chiriac
Francesco Cocco
Natalia Armienta
David Barak
Enrico Ferri
Giannis Vlahopoulos
Thomas Grascoeur
Charlie Martínez
Artem Makarevich
Danny Cotton
Gian Luca Rossi
Stephen M. Hunt
Ignacio F. Rodó
Marko Kacanski
James Tralie
Motahareh Ahmadpour
Ajitesh Sharma

David Shane was the festival photographer. This person has made it possible for you not only to read about the event, but also see how it all happened. Thank you, David!

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And, of course, we would like to thank Karin Bowersock, the creative director, for his professional organization of the event. Without Karin, it would have been impossible to hold such a festival.

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We would also like to thank all guests and filmmakers for participation in our film festival. We will be happy to see you when the next season comes!

Accepting Applications for a second season MIFF-2

The MIFF invites directors, writers and musicians internationally, to submit short and feature film, documentary, screenplay, music video, original music, animation to the MIFF-2.

Application deadline: 

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The Meters International Film Festival Ends

The Meters International Film Festival, during which movie screening has been held, is over. It took place in Naples, New York at the Bristol Valley Theater www.bvtnaples.org on March 25, 2016 and featured movies selected for showing. We started receiving applications in 2015. It was the first time the festival was held.

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We would like to express our gratitude to the creative director Karin Bowersock, for professional organization of the event, and to the Bristol Valley Theater for providing a place for screening.

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We would like to thank the panel of judges who chose interesting and worthy films for showing:

Agim Sopi
W. Mark Dendy
Jelena Zlatkovic Velickovic
Ed Surname
Bianca Howell
Gian Luca Rossi
Carmine Caradonna
Daina Papadaki
Stephen M. Hunt
Tosh Leykum
Ignacio F. Rodó
Henrik Dahlbring
Ileana Andrea Gómez Gavinoser
Marko Kacanski
James Tralie
Motahareh Ahmadpour
Ajitesh Sharma

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Thanks to all the festival photographers who provided photoreports:

Ken Corey
Kim Smith
Johnny Sandaire PhD

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We are grateful to all the festival participants. We hope that this event has given you a creative inflow and been a pleasure for all the festival guests!

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See you soon in the next festival season!

You can take a look at the photos taken during the festival http://metff.com/photos/

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