call for entries: 2010 vancouver asian film festival

Filmmakers! The Vancouver Asian Film Festival , Canada's oldest festival dedicated to exhibiting films and videos by North American artists of Asian heritage, invites submissions for its 14th annual festival, November 4-7. Got something share with festival audiences? Get to work! Here are some more details:
VAFF invites submissions for its 14th annual festival, November 4-7, 2010. Open Call begins March 15 and early bird deadline is April 30th; final closing deadline is May 31st (postmarked - no exceptions).

All films in the Open Call must include a North American Asian in a key creative role (writer, director, producer). Earlybird entry fee: $10 (CDN or US); Regular entry fee: $20 (CDN or US). Entry fee is non-refundable.

Genres for consideration include narrative, documentary, animation, and experimental. Exhibition formats accepted are 35mm, Beta SP (NTSC), HD and DigiBeta (NTSC) – and preview screeners may be submitted as DVDs. No materials or screeners will be returned.

Awards include a juried award for Best Canadian Short. Programming includes Q & A sessions, panel discussions, a Filmmakers’ Luncheon, and special gala events.

All screenings take place at Cinemark Tinseltown, a multiplex theatre within the city’s Chinatown and Downtown districts. For more information and submission guidelines, visit www.vaff.org or email programming@vaff.org.
So, some key dates: the early bird deadline is April 30, and the absolute final deadline to submit is May 31 -- no exceptions. For more information, including the online entry for, see the submission guidelines on the Vancouver Asian Film Festival website here.

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