Call for Submissions: In-Short 2011 (Lagos) – Deadline 9/10/11

For all you aspiring filmmakers, this just in:

The International Film and Broadcast Academy, in partnership with Goethe-Institut Nigeria is organizing IN-SHORT 2011.It takes place from 13 – 15 October 2011 in Lagos and will be screening international short films from different genres with a strong focus on Nigerian and German short films. The festival is targeted at emerging film makers, student film makers and tele-movies of up to 30 minutes length. Filmmakers from Nigeria are invited to submit their short films to compete for the public audience award.

The theme of the festival is GOOD THINKING, GOOD MOVIES!

Entry forms and guidelines can be downloaded at: http://www.in-short.org

Completed entry forms and all enquiries can be sent to:

Festival Director,
IN-SHORT 2011
62, AKANRO STREET, ILASAMAJA,
LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA.
Tel: +234 802 301 5604
Email: inshortfilmfest@gmail.com

or

Goethe-Institut Nigeria
City Hall, 30 Catholic Mission Street, Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Tel: +234 1 7746888
Email: info@lagos.goethe.org

Requirements:

- Maximum length: 30 minutes
- No genre restriction, i.e. fiction, documentary, experimental, animation, etc.
- Production year not earlier than 2009
- Language: if film is not shot in standard English, subtitles should be in English

How to Apply:

All applications should be submitted in 2 copies on DVD Pal format, together with a CD with short synopsis of the film, a text file with complete cast list, photos from the film, photo and biography/filmography of director

- Filled application form
- Two selection copies of the film on DVD Pal format

Selected Artists will be notified before 25th September 2011
CALL FOR ENTRIES CLOSES ON 10th SEPTEMBER 2011

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The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions. View all posts by BFC/A

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