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12.16.2009

call for entries: slant film festival

Attention, filmmakers! The Slant Film Festival: Bold Asian American Images, is currently accepting entries for its 10th annual shorts film festival, happening next May in Houston. Curated by Melissa Hung of Hyphen magazine, Slant will showcase an eclectic mix of the best emerging Asian American cinema. Some details:
Call for Entries:
SLANT FILM FESTIVAL
Bold Asian American Images

10th Annual Shorts Film Festival. May 22, 2010.

Deadline: Postmark by January 30, 2010

Slant: Bold Asian American Images, an annual film festival of short films seeks works by Asian American filmmakers. Now in its 10th year, Slant will showcase an eclectic mix of the best in emerging Asian American cinema. All genres are accepted.

Slant is hosted by the Aurora Picture Show, a nonprofit microcinema dedicated to showing non-commercial film, video, and new media. Aurora’s primary interest is curating high quality group programs that give exposure to emerging artists and new works.

Program Content: All genres, including narrative, experimental, film art/video art, documentary and animation.

Eligibility: Filmmakers or film content should be Asian American or Asian Canadian.

Running Time: Each work should run 30 minutes or less.

Formats: Selected works may be presented on DVD or Blu-Ray.

Formats For Submission: DVD, or provide a link to the work online.
Ten years?! Congratulations, Slant. Got an Asian American short film to share with the Aurora Picture Show audience? Send it in to Slant! What do you have to lose? And best of all, the festival actually pays. Filmmakers are paid $3/minute of film/video with a $30 minimum. For more information, and for the full submission guidelines, go here.