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Explore Talent Recognizes the International Student Film Festival Hollywood as a Great Opportunity For Upcoming Filmmakers
Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2006
The International Student Film Festival Hollywood http://www.isffhollywood.com offers student filmmakers from all over the world an opportunity to make their own films and have them recognized by film industry leaders. Their goal is to serve as an international liaison between students and insiders to the industry.
The North Hollywood based-festival is an annual event organized by a California Nonprofit Corporation (ISFFH) and supplemented by the sales of hats, T-shirts, bags and other items pertaining to the festivalâs promotion and advertisement.
Categories for the festival competition include: feature length films or videos, short films or videos, documentary films or videos, animations, and music videos. Student films will be showcased either through their video and/or film presentations. Foreign films or videos not produced in English require English subtitles.
Submitting a film requires the student to download a submission form that establishes the guidelines to the festival.
Films are judged by a carefully selected jury panel made up of professional film teachers, filmmakers, directors, producers, actors, distributors, agents, film critics and journalists.
Awards are given in the following areas: Best Feature, Best Short, Best Documentary, Best Animation, Best Music Video, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, and Best Screenplay. Prizes and scholarships are also awarded to the winners in each category.
The submission deadline for films is August 31, 2006. Films are shown from November 1st â5th in a location chosen in the NoHo arts district.
Interested parties are encouraged to go to http://www.isffhollywood.org or http://www.ifihollywood.org for more information. Related industry information can be found at http://www.exploretalent.com or http://www.film-casting.net.
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Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) April 13, 2006
The Milwaukee Short Film Festival is seeking submissions for its eighth annual edition. The festival is an award-winning, one-day event June 4, 2006. The final entry deadline is April 22, 2006.
“Following the success of last year’s festival, our first year screening international films, we are looking forward to receiving even more exciting submissions from an even wider range of filmmakers,” says founder Ross Bigley. “We are particularly eager to view the outstanding student and Wisconsin submissions as the festival was initially established to support these filmmakers with a considerable cash prize.”
The Milwaukee Short Film Festival grand prize, a $ 1,000 cash award, recognizes a film that best embodies the spirit of independent filmmaking. The competition is open to short films and videos of all genres including animation. To be eligible for screening, entries must be under 20 minutes in length.
The Milwaukee Short Film Festival is a competitive festival with multiple distinct awards, including recognition for acting, directing and cinematography. A popular Audience Award encourages the crowd to be actively engaged in the screening and festival atmosphere.
Film submission guidelines and forms are available at www.dirtyjobfilms.com/filmfest.asp. The 2005 Milwaukee Short Film Festival was an exciting year – screening shorts from across the U.S. and multiple foreign countries along with staples from the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. MSFF was even recognized in MovieMaker Magazine’s Winter 2006 issue as the Best Local Shorts Festival. MSFF is a presentation of Milwaukee production companies, Dirty Job Films and Old Skool Productions, and is funded by local sponsorship. A local festival with an international reach, MSFF is organized and run by Milwaukee filmmakers to give greater exposure to emerging independent and student filmmakers.
Laura Belliveau, MarCom Director
The Milwaukee Short Film Festival is organized by local filmmakers to provide greater exposure to emerging independent and student filmmakers. MSFF is a project of Old Skool Productions and Dirty Job Films. For further information, contact us at http://www.dirtyjobfilms.com/filmfest.asp.
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