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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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