The Hollywood Black Film Festival founded by Tanya Kersey has announced its call for submissions for this year’s festival which will take place in Los Angeles, CA October 25 – 28, 2012.
HBFF welcomes narrative features, shorts, student and documentary films for its competitive program. This year HBFF is pleased to announce a new category for Web-series. Feature-length scripts are also accepted for the separate HBFF Storyteller Competition.
For FAQS about submitting your film or script, please visit: http://www.hbff.org/?p=795All films submitted must have been completed after September 1, 2011.
Regular submissions will be accepted from June 18 through August 6. The late deadline is August 17.
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. Web series content creators must submit at least 3 episodes, in ALL genres, less than 20 minutes in length each.
Film and script entries are accepted exclusively through Withoutabox. To submit your film and/or script, go to >> https://www.withoutabox.com/login/1175.
For more information on HBFF visit the website at http://www.hbff.org. Like HBFF on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/hollywoodblackfilmfestival. Follow HBFF on Twitter at https://twitter.com/HBFF
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