Seeking Short Films for Showcase in St. Paul

Date posted: Jul 26th, 2016

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Open Screen at Film Space is a four-part film series funded by a Knight Arts Challenge Grant.  It is intended to provide 20 local filmmakers with the opportunity to screen their short films and engage new audiences in our new digital cinema theater, Film Space at Metropolitan State University.

Show dates are August 19, November 18, January 27, and February 24.  No entry fee.

Maximum length 20 minutes. If you want to screen, send a link to your short film to James Byrne, Film Space Director, james.byrne@metrostate.edu

Please include your name, mailing address, title of film, length, and a few sentences about your film, and of course the link. When all dates are filled, the entry process will close.

 

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Phone: (612) 702-5849

Email Address: james.byrne@metrostate.edu

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ReelPitch Challenge to Award $25,000 + Other Prizes to Four Emerging Filmmakers

Date posted: Jul 25th, 2016

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The Audience Awards invites filmmakers from around the globe to submit a pitch video of their film or web series to the ReelPitch Challenge, which will award $25,000 in cash, as well as other prizes, to four deserving projects.

The Audience Awards provides a stage for short films and engaging stories. Dedicated to celebrating the power of storytelling and building audiences for new talent, it was created by filmmakers for filmmakers to help grow careers and fund dreams.

The Contest is for videos, trailers or film pitches and is split into four categories:

1.Pre-production

2.Production

3.Post-production 

4.Distribution & Outreach 

The 3 top most voted videos and the top 2 jury selections from each category will move on the final rounds to compete for the prizes equaling $28,998. The jury prizes will be selected by an esteemed panel of industry professionals. 

The challenge will award four cash prizes and two music licenses for films with a budget up to $1 million will be awarded by Filmstro, the world’s first soundtrack creation studio ($1,999 value each). Winning shorts will also be screened at the premiere Audience Awards International Film Festival, to be held in Los Angeles, Calif., April 2017, and gain invaluable exposure including press and social media engagement.  

To apply and submit your project click here: https://theaudienceawards.com/the-audience-awards/reelpitch

 

 

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Phone: (406) 532-5396

Email Address: robin@audawards.com

Website: https://theaudienceawards.com/

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Homewood and Home2 Suites by Hilton are awarding $17,000!

Date posted: Jul 14th, 2016

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Homewood and Home2 Suites by Hilton want you to answer just a few questions through video. How do you use our hotel’s in-suite kitchen and dining room table? How do you cook when you travel and stay in a hotel for a longer period of time? What do you cook?

Homewood and Home2 want the world to know that their hotel guests can enjoy all the comforts of home, even when traveling for two days or two months! In 2 minutes or less, show us how guests utilize the full kitchens during their stay and why. This could include, but is not limited to; cooking (show us those tasty recipes!), entertaining, gathering family or business partners around the table, healthy eating, saving money, building a school project or the joys of a kitchen.


In the Kitchen with Homewood and Home2 Suites by Hilton

 

 

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Phone: (406) 532-5396

Email Address: robin@audawards.com

Website: https://theaudienceawards.com/

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36th Annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

Date posted: Jul 13th, 2016

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Submissions are now open for the 36th Annual Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival. Films made after January 1, 2016 are now being accepted for consideration.


Presented by the Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul, MSPIFF is one of North America’s largest and longest-running film festivals. The festival annually features new films from more than 70 countries to an audience of over 45,000 and attracts around 250 visiting industry guests from around the world. Panel discussions, parties and student screenings are highlights of the festival’s 17-day run each year.


In recognition of Minnesota’s filmmaking community, MSPIFF offers one (1) complimentary submission per individual for projects that qualify as “Minnesota Made” and are submitted before the Late Deadline, November 15, 2016. Eligible “Minnesota Made” films submitted between November 16 – December 31, 2016 may request a 50% discounted entry. To qualify, a film’s director must be a current Minnesota resident OR a combined 50% or more of production and/or post-production must have taken place in Minnesota. Please email submissions@mspfilm.org to claim this fee waiver.


Submissions are accepted through Withoutabox and FilmFreeway with the following deadlines:


Earlybird: September 1, 2016

Regular: October 15, 2016

Late: November 15, 2016

Extended: December 15, 2016

Withoutabox Extended: December 31, 2016


For information regarding awards, deadlines, fees, official guidelines, and links to the submissions platforms, please visit mspfilm.org/mspiff-submissions.

 

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Phone: (612) 331-7563

Email Address: submissions@mspfilm.org

Website: http://mspfilm.org

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2017 Frozen Film Festival - Saint Paul

Date posted: Jun 28th, 2016

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Submissions for the 2017 Frozen Film Festival are now being accepted! 

Please submit here:    https://filmfreeway.com/festival/frozenfilmfest  

The Second Annual Frozen Film Festival will be held February 2017, as an OFFICIAL Event of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival! The 2016 festival was very well received, with many in attendance from around the world and country. Celebrities such as Daniel Baldwin were in attendance with their films, panel discussions lead by Erik Stolhanske, and Red Bull Sponsored events. Submit your film for consideration. The festival is sure to be a great time for all in attendance!!!

www.stpff.com 

 

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Phone: (651) 387-1867

Email Address: info@stpff.com

Website: http://www.stpff.com

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CineSpace 2016 - Short Film Competition from NASA & HCAS

Date posted: Jun 20th, 2016

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For the second year in a row, NASA and Houston Cinema Arts Society are inviting filmmakers around the world to participate in CineSpace, a short film competition that is inspired by, and utilizes actual NASA video footage.

Eligible submissions include short video, film, and digital-media works of 10 minutes or less. CineSpace is seeking films from all genres and styles including but not limited to: experimental, narrative, documentary, comedy, drama, animation, ambient, music videos, re-mix, sports, horror, and underground.

Prize Details: The total prize purse for this competition is USD 26,000. In addition to monetary prizes, winners receive tremendous exposure for their work.

Application Instructions: Last date for submission is July 31, 2016. No entry fee is required.

Guidelines/ Registration Link: You may visit the CineSpace 2016 challenge page (http://bit.ly/1rUFwLa) to register and to check out last year’s winners and finalists.

Please let us know if you would like to participate or know anyone else who might be interested in participating. 

 

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Email Address: henna@herox.com

Website: https://herox.com/cinespace16

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Films in 5 Festival

Date posted: May 4th, 2016

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The Cottage Grove Arts Commission is accepting submissions for the second annual Films in 5 Festival. Films made anytime in 2016 are eligible.  Cost to submit is $5. Submissions will be accepted until Aug. 31, 2016. The Film Festival screenings will take place on Oct. 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Lecture Hall at Park High School, 8040 80th Street S. cost to attend is $5; no charge for ages 3 and under. This festival is open to filmmakers from all communities.

Visit our website for more info: http://www.cottage-grove.org/city-government/boards-commissions/924-arts-commission-films-in-5-festival

 

 

 

 

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Phone: (651) 285-0326

Email Address: Justin.justinfilms@gmail.com

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