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New Chicago film fest accepting submissions

Music-related film fest will distribute feature and short doc awards
August 13, 2008

The Chicago International Movies and Music Festival (CIMMfest) is now accepting submissions for its inaugural competition. Running March 5 to 8, 2009, CIMMfest will consist of panel discussions, workshops, and premieres by new and established directors. Feature and short doc awards will also be given out. Deadlines to submit US and international films for the 2009 CIMMfest are: September 15 (early deadline); November 7 (regular deadline); and December 31 (final deadline).

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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