January 3, 2018
Around International Film Festival – Paris:
The film competed as part of a four-festival selection process and was selected for consideration during the annual event to be held in Paris in April 2018.
January 12, 2018
Logcinema Music Festival:
The film was screened Saturday evening on January 6th at the LeChat Noir Jazz Club in Miami and won an award – Best Documentary about Music. These folks are avid music lovers; so the film was a natural fit for this very quaint festival event.
January 13, 2018
Hollywood Hills Film Awards:
The film won first place in the January 2018 program for featured documentary films. This festival is a monthly program conducted in Los Angeles.
December 28, 2017
Mindfield Film Festival in Albuquerque:
We were invited to submit our film to this festival and they accepted the film by December 31, 2017 (30 days before the notification date). They wrote a nice review, indicating the film did an excellent job of walking one through the life of Bill Evans.
January 3, 2018
Mediterranean Film Festival:
The film competed as part of a winter event and is eligible for selection for the annual event in Sicily, Italy in July 2018. The festival folks were very friendly and glad to have received our submission.
December 31, 2017
Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards
The film competed as part of a monthly program consisting solely of documentary films. The film won an award and will be part of the annual event in Los Angeles on March 24, 2018.
January 18, 2018 Snowdance Film Awards: Another monthly awards program out of Los Angeles. The film won an award as part of the January 2018 program.
January 25, 2018 Logcinema Art Films: A very open festival (very few rules) conducted by an arts center in Pomona, California. We won best documentary in January 2018.
January 11, 2018
World Film Fair:
We were not sure if we had a chance at this type of event. We had to place the film on the WorldFilmPresentation Platform to submit the film. The film was selected for the annual event - Brooklyn, New York in October 2018.
January 18, 2018
Oniros Film Awards
We submitted to this festival because they had both a documentary category and a musical sub-category. We were not scheduled to hear back from this festival until July 15, 2018; but they accepted the film shortly after our submission. The annual award event takes place in Aosta, Italy.
January 15, 2018
Chautauqua International Film Festival
The film was selected for the annual festival event to be held in Jamestown, New York – July 2018. The film is eligible for an award at the event.
January 28, 2018
Mindfield Film Festival in Los Angeles
We got a response by email directly from the festival and not through the Film Freeway platform that we were accepted on January 28th. We look forward to seeing how the film does through more competitive screening.
January 28, 2018
Depth of Field International Film Festival
We felt we had a shot at getting accepted based on the location and audience for this film festival. They accepted the film on January 28th. The film will compete at the Spring 2018 event in Nassau, Delaware.
January 30, 2018
Five Continents International Film Festival
We were not sure about submitting the film to this event -seemed like a long shot. But they responded on time with a follow-up email. This event was held in Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela.
February 5, 2018
Miami Independent Film Festival
Film was accepted on February 5, 2018 for the March 2018 film competition. The film was upgraded as a Semi Finalist on February 27, 2018.
February 6, 2018
Docs Without Borders Film Festival
We submitted the film under the Biography Doc category. Seemed to be a good fit for this film festival. The film was accepted on February 6, 2018.
February 11, 2018
We were selected for the third quarter finals in this festival. Finalist from all four quarters compete at the annual event in Los Angeles - May 2018.
February 18, 2018
Meraki Film Festival
This is a smaller film festival in Madrid that looks at a wide range of quality films. We were selected as a Semi Finalist on February 18th.
February 20, 2018
LA Edge Film Awards
This is a monthly awards program for independent film makers. The film was accepted ahead of schedule on February 20th.
February 28, 2018
Rome Elephant Film Awards
This film awards program is based in Rome Italy - a great location for the film. We got a response within 5 days after submitting the film for consideration. We look forward to seeing how the film does going forward.
March 2, 2018
Oneota Film Festival
This event takes place in Iowa which has a solid jazz following. So we felt this location was a good fit for the film. They accepted our submission on March 2, 2018.
March 2, 2018
Nice International Filmmaker Festival
We took a shot at this event because it takes place in France before a large audience within the film industry. We were very pleased that they accepted our submission.
March 6, 2018
Shutter Speed Festival
This is a first year event located in an area that is highly supportive of the arts. So we took a shot at this festival and we're glad to get accepted for the event which runs April 6-7, 2018 in Arlington, Texas.
March 12, 2018
Alternative Film Festival
The film is a finalist for the Spring 2018 quarterly competition. This festival is based out of Toronto, Canada with a final event in December 2018.
March 16, 2018
Move Me Productions
This festival is conducted online four times a year and is based out of Belgium where we thought the film would be a good fit.
April 1, 2018
UK Monthly Film Festival
This is an online monthly event based out of London. The awarded films from prior months appear to be high quality films.
April 3, 2018
Philadelphia Independent Film Festival
We were one of thirty films selected for this year's Philadelphia Independent Film Festival which includes online screening through the festival's ROKU Channel.
April 7, 2018
North Beach American Film Festival
This is a smaller type festival about 35 miles east of Washington D.C. in North Beach, Maryland.
April 11, 2018
Vero Beach Wine and Film Festival
This festival was very interested in screening the film - they gave us a 100% discount off the submission fee. Should be a very fun event!
April 28, 2018
Revelation Perth International Film Festival
We were glad to see this selection since the film seems to have a good following in Australia. One of the festival organizers also put us in touch with the Melbourne Jazz Festival for a second screening.
April 29, 2018
Out of the Can Film Festival
Thanks to other related festivals, this festival accepted our submission two months ahead of schedule.
May 15, 2018
Honolulu Film Awards
Because of the Japanese influence here, we submitted to this event. They accepted and recognized the film within their 2018 Awards Program.
June 1, 2018
Near Nazareth Film Festival
This film festival in Israel selected our film as a finalist for the
documentary film competition on June 1, 2018.
June 13, 2018
Amsterdam International FilmMakers Festival 2018
This film festival is part of a series of international events which takes place in Europe.
July 19, 2018
Montevideo International Film Festival
Because Bill Evans is so popular in South America, we took a shot at this film festival and they accepted and screened the film in July 2018.
July 22, 2018
Nisville Movie Summit
Nisville puts on a major jazz event in August each year and they promote their event on the festival platform since they screen music related films. So this was a logical event for our film.
August 5, 2018
Southeastern International Film Festival
This festival will take place in early November 2018 in Nashville, TN. The film may or may not make the official 3-day screening schedule.
August 6, 2018
Festigious Monthly Film Competition
This festival screens films from around the world in Los Angeles before a panel of critics. Awards are presented at the annual event.
August 10, 2018
Black Sea Film Festival
This festival takes place in Romania near the Bulgarian border. Bill Evans is well recognized in this part of the world.
August 12, 2018
Endless Mountains Film Festival
This is a smaller, but very nice festival in the Northeast part of Pennsylvania. Although the film is not on the offical schedule, it was selected as part of the overall program.
August 27, 2018
Nadym International Film Festival
The film was selected and screened at this festival event in Russia where Bill Evans is well-recognized.
September 9, 2018
Alive International Documentary Film Festival
This is an online event where anyone can attend via the online screening room. We were one of 21 films selected for this 3 day online festival.
September 13, 2018
Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival 2019
This event takes place at different times during 2019 in conjunction with other festival events.
September 18, 2018
Eau Claire World Film Festival
This festival gave us a 100% discount to enter; so it was clear they wanted to screen our film which takes place in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
September 22, 2018
Milan International Filmmakers Festival
This event is part of a series of festivals in Europe which helps promote filmmakers to others in the film industry.
October 2, 2018
Blow Up Arthouse Film Festival
This is a two day event held in downtown Chicago which features a lot of international films. We did not expect to get selected, but did.
October 7, 2018
Golden Gate International Film Festival
This event takes place in October 2018 in San Jose, California where Bill Evans had a strong following.
October 8, 2018
London City Film Awards
This one day event includes a number of awards with prize money. The event is scheduled for October 27, 2018 in London.
October 11, 2018
Nederland Film Festival
This event takes place in Colorado and has an emphasis on films that touch on music; so our film was a good fit for this festival.
October 28, 2018
Oz International Film Festival
This festival takes place in Australia where we have had some good success in other parts of this country.
December 12, 2018
Switzerland International Film Festival
This annual event takes place just before Christmas in Switzerland where Bill Evans is well recognized.