Four Screens festival to kick off Nov. 14

Will be second edition of platform convergence festival

PARIS -- The big screen, small screen, computer screen and mobile screen will all converge Nov. 14 when the second edition of the "Four Screens European Festival" kicks off in Paris, organizers said Tuesday.

Founded by Herve Chabalier last year, the three-day fest will focus on film, TV, Internet and mobile formats including screenings, competitions and conferences in the French capital.

Seven prizes spanning all platforms will be awarded, with trophies designed by Philippe Starck.

French architect Jean Nouvel will preside the 2008 jury.

All screenings and events will be held at MK2's Bibliotheque movie theater and national French library the BnF's Francois Mitterand location.

Last year's inaugural edition sold 3,700 tickets and attracted a mixed crowd composed of 63% professionals and 37% public.
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