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The '''Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival''' is an annual film festival, started in [[1999]] by [[Erik Jambor]], [[Kelly Franklin]] and [[Wayne Franklin]].
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The '''Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival''' is an annual film festival, started in [[1999]] by [[Erik Jambor]], [[Kelly Franklin]] and [[Wayne Franklin]]. The festival's executive director is [[Chloe Collins]].
  
 
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.
 
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.
  
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]].
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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]]. Collins was hired in April [[2009]].
  
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
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* [[2009 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 
* [[2008 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 
* [[2008 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 
* [[2007 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
 
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==References==
 
==References==
*Isom, Lanier Scott (September 2007) "Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival 2007:  A Cinematic Celebration on the Streets of Birmingham."  ''[[Portico]]''.
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* Isom, Lanier Scott (September 2007) "Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival 2007:  A Cinematic Celebration on the Streets of Birmingham."  ''[[Portico]]''.
 
* Kwon, Wade (December 6, 2006) "[http://wadeonbirmingham.com/2006/12/05/sidewalk-shuffle-2/#more-822 Sidewalk Shuffle 2]" ''Wade on Birmingham''
 
* Kwon, Wade (December 6, 2006) "[http://wadeonbirmingham.com/2006/12/05/sidewalk-shuffle-2/#more-822 Sidewalk Shuffle 2]" ''Wade on Birmingham''
 
* Carlton, Bob (December 1, 2006) "Sidewalk film festival founding director resigns." ''Birmingham News''
 
* Carlton, Bob (December 1, 2006) "Sidewalk film festival founding director resigns." ''Birmingham News''
* 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''
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* Kwon, Wade (April 22, 2009) "[http://wadeonbirmingham.com/2009/04/22/exclusive-sidewalk-moving-picture-festival-hires-chloe-collins-executive-director/ EXCLUSIVE: Sidewalk hires Chloe Collins as Executive Director]" ''Wade on Birmingham''
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 06:46, 27 April 2009

The Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival is an annual film festival, started in 1999 by Erik Jambor, Kelly Franklin and Wayne Franklin. The festival's executive director is Chloe Collins.

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.

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. Collins was hired in April 2009.

See also

References

External links