Calls for entries are officially open for the 20th annual Florida Film Festival, April 8 through April 17, 2011. Submission forms and eligibility requirements for American independent and international can be found online at the official website, www.FloridaFilmFestival.com
. Submissions can be filed directly to the Florida Film Festival or through Withoutabox at www.withoutabox.com/login/1139
Competition categories include short films, documentary films (both short and feature length), and narrative features. Awards are determined by a jury of film professionals and by audience ballot.
Deadlines to submit American independent and international films are:
Early: October 22, 2010
Late: November 19, 2010
Early: November 5, 2010
Late: December 8, 2010
Accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Florida Film Festival's Grand Jury Awards for Best Narrative Short Film and Best Animated Short Film will automatically qualify the winners for entry into the Live Action Short Film and Animated Short Film categories of the Academy Awards®.
For additional questions, please visit www.FloridaFilmFestival.com
, contact the Florida Film Festival's programming department by calling (407) 644-5625, email firstname.lastname@example.org
, or send U.S. mail to Florida Film Festival, 1300 South Orlando Avenue, Maitland, FL 32751.