Houston Cinema Arts Festival (HCAF) is a five-day, multi-venue film and arts festival including narrative and documentary features, video installation exhibitions, multimedia performances, panel discussions, and workshops aimed at connecting the various literary and performance arts through film.
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CineSpace, the Houston-based short film competition, is a collaboration between NASA and Houston Cinema Arts Society that offers filmmakers around the world a chance to share their work inspired by, and using, actual NASA imagery. All finalists are screened at the annual Houston Cinema Arts Festival in November, where the winners will be announced.
CineSpace 2019 Finalists and Winners are announced! CineSpace 2020 submissions will open in March 2020!
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CITIZEN BLUE + SKIP DAY Opening Night Panel Discussion | HCAF18
The Citizen Blue & Skip Day post-screening discussion from the opening night of HCAF18! The panel features director Dan Miller and producer Suzanne Clark of Citizen Blue and Co-directors Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan of Skip Day.
The discussion covers James Blue & his influence on films (their own and in the larger film community), how each filmmaker does or does not use observational film techniques in their work, and the general process of making the films.