CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Hollywood Black Film Festival

The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF)  is currently accepting
submissions for the 2011 festival, to be held October 27-30,  2011
in Los Angeles, CA.  Regular submissions will be accepted from June
7 through July 24.  The late deadline is August 7.

HBFF welcomes narrative features, shorts, student and documentary
films for its competitive program.  Animation films and music
videos submitted are accepted for the non-competitive program only.

All films submitted must have been completed after September 1,
2010.

HBFF accepts film submissions from all filmmakers, however to be
eligible for the festival’s competitive program, one of the film’s
creative principals, i.e. the writer, director or producer must be
Black or of African heritage.  All other films will be considered
for our invitational program.  Please notify the festival in your
application if your submission does not meet the requirements for
the competitive program and you wish to be considered for the
invitational program.

Narrative feature films should be at least 60 minutes in length;
short films should be 30 minutes in length or less; and student
films must have been completed while the filmmaker was enrolled as
a full or part-time student in a college or university.

HBFF is an annual celebration of Black Cinema drawing together
established filmmakers, popular film and TV stars, writers,
directors, industry executives, emerging artists, and diverse
audiences from Hollywood and around the world.

Submit your films for HBFF 2011 via Withoutabox.

About BFC/A

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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