FILMS WANTED! Deadline February 7, 2011
|January 23, 2011 8:51 PM|
|Posted by Sandra Boas-Dupree|
|CALL FOR WORK: the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival, an annual presentation of the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center in Seattle, Washington, USA invites independent film entries for our April 30 - May 8, 2011 event. Genres/subject areas: narrative, documentary, children's, youth- made movies, shorts, lesbian/gay/transgender, animation, experimental. Filmmakers do not have to be Black, but films should include a significant amount of content involving people of
African descent; in the case of a fictional narrative, Black characters should play a prominent
and relevant role. Seeking positive images and stories. Non-English language films must have
subtitles. No fundraising or training films. Send preview copies in NTSC format on DVD. Films
originating in languages other than English must have English subtitles. Films are reviewed by a
jury process. Awards: the $500 local filmmaker award (filmmaker is a resident of Washington
State); the $750 Audience Award; and the $750 Jury award.
Entry fee: $25 USD; please make checks payable to "LHPAC". Please include a postage
paid envelope if you want your work returned. All preview copies must be marked with your
name and contact information. A $50 honorarium is paid for films accepted and screened. You
will be notified by email if your film is accepted to the festival; awards are determined after
the end of the festival. The LHAAFF/LHPAC reserve the right not to grant awards within any
category if sufficient votes & evaluations are not given to any film. Please notify us if you have
simultaneously submitted your film to other Seattle-area festivals.
Mailing address: LHAAFF, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center, c/o 100 Dexter Avenue
North, Seattle WA 98109 USA. An entry form is available here: http://www.langstonarts.org/2011LHAAFF_EntryForm.pdf. No phone calls, please.
Deadline: February 7, 2011. firstname.lastname@example.org / http://www.langstonblackfilmfest.org
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