Difference between revisions of "Sidewalk Film Festival"

From Bhamwiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(References)
(20 intermediate revisions by 3 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
The '''Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival''' is an annual film festival, started in [[1999]] by [[Erik Jambor]], [[Kelly Franklin]] and [[Wayne Franklin]].
+
[[Image:Sidewalk trophy.jpg|right|135px]]
 +
The '''Sidewalk Film Festival''' (formerly called the '''Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival''') is an annual competitive film festival held since [[1999]] in [[downtown Birmingham]]. It is produced by the [[Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema]], a non-profit educational organization with offices in [[The Pizitz]]. The festival's executive director is [[Chloe Collins]]. [[Josh Vasa]] served as festival manager from [[2012]] to [[2016]].
  
In addition to the annual festival, Sidewalk programmed "Sidewalk Salon" discussion groups, monthly "Sidewalk Cinematheque" screenings, bi-annual "Sidewalk Scramble" weekend filmmaking competitions, and the "[[Birmingham Shout]]" gay and lesbian film festival.
+
The organization was incorporated in [[1998]] as the [[Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema|Alabama Moving Image Association]] by [[Erik Jambor]], [[Kelly Franklin]] and [[Wayne Franklin]]. Since [[2010]] the Sidewalk festival has been held in conjunction with the "[[Birmingham Shout]]" gay and lesbian film festival.
 
+
Jambor stepped down as executive director in December, [[2006]], citing disagreement with the board of directors, which is headed by [[Alan Hunter]]. The board indicated that the festival's finances needed to be strengthened through additional corporate sponsors.  In January, [[2007]], [[Catherine Pfitzer]] was named as Jambor's replacement. Pfitzer had served as the festival's program manager since [[2003]]. She was fired by the board in February [[2009]].
+
  
 
{{stub}}
 
{{stub}}
  
==See also==
+
==Festivals==
 +
{|-
 +
| valign="top" |
 +
* [[1999 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2000 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2001 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2002 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2003 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2004 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2005 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2006 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2007 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 
* [[2008 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 
* [[2008 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* [[2007 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
+
* [[2009 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* [[2006 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
+
| valign="top" |
* [[2005 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
+
* [[2010 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* [[2004 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
+
* [[2011 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2012 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2013 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2014 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2015 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2016 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2017 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2018 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2019 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 +
* [[2020 Sidewalk Film Festival]]
 +
|}
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
*Isom, Lanier Scott (September 2007) "Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival 2007:  A Cinematic Celebration on the Streets of Birmingham."  ''[[Portico]]''.
+
* Carlton, Bob (December 1, 2006) "Sidewalk film festival founding director resigns." {{BN}}
* Kwon, Wade (December 6, 2006) "[http://wadeonbirmingham.com/2006/12/05/sidewalk-shuffle-2/#more-822 Sidewalk Shuffle 2]" Wade on Birmingham - accessed December 6, 2006
+
* Isom, Lanier Scott (September 2007) "Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival 2007:  A Cinematic Celebration on the Streets of Birmingham."  ''[[Portico]]''.
* Carlton, Bob (December 1, 2006) "Sidewalk film festival founding director resigns." ''Birmingham News''
+
* Colurso, Mary (August 30, 2020) "Sidewalk Film Festival 2020: A look at the drive-in event in Alabama." {{BN}}
* Kwon, Wade (February 14, 2009) "[http://wadeonbirmingham.com/2009/02/14/exclusive-sidewalk-moving-picture-festival-loses-second-director/ EXCLUSIVE: Sidewalk loses second director in two years]" ''Wade on Birmingham''
+
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.sidewalkfest.com/ Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival] website
+
* [http://www.sidewalkfest.com/ Sidewalk Film Festival] website
  
[[Category:Sidewalk Festival|*]]
+
[[Category:Sidewalk Film Festival|*]]
[[Category:September events]]
+
[[Category:1999 establishments]]

Revision as of 11:19, 1 September 2020

Sidewalk trophy.jpg

The Sidewalk Film Festival (formerly called the Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival) is an annual competitive film festival held since 1999 in downtown Birmingham. It is produced by the Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema, a non-profit educational organization with offices in The Pizitz. The festival's executive director is Chloe Collins. Josh Vasa served as festival manager from 2012 to 2016.

The organization was incorporated in 1998 as the Alabama Moving Image Association by Erik Jambor, Kelly Franklin and Wayne Franklin. Since 2010 the Sidewalk festival has been held in conjunction with the "Birmingham Shout" gay and lesbian film festival.

Festivals

References

  • Carlton, Bob (December 1, 2006) "Sidewalk film festival founding director resigns." The Birmingham News
  • Isom, Lanier Scott (September 2007) "Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival 2007: A Cinematic Celebration on the Streets of Birmingham." Portico.
  • Colurso, Mary (August 30, 2020) "Sidewalk Film Festival 2020: A look at the drive-in event in Alabama." The Birmingham News

External links