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Monday, February 13, 2012
Call for Entries: Aethetica Short Film Festival
We're looking for films under 25 minutes to screen at ASFF 2012 and it's a fantastic opportunity for filmmakers to broadcast their work to a wider audience.
ASFF 2012 takes place in the historic city of York from 8 - 11 November. The screenings will cover a wide variety of genres and filmic styles, including: drama, documentary, animation, comedy, music video, thriller, experimental and artists' film. The films will be showcased across 15 iconic locations in the city, from medieval halls to boutique cinemas and in addition to four days of screenings there will also be a series of master classes, workshops and networking with leading industry figures.
The winner will also receive £500 among other prizes and screenings at a number of other UK festivals and the runner-up will receive £250. A shortlist of finalists will be included on the ASFF Sampler DVD, which will be distributed with the December 2012 issue of Aesthetica Magazine, an international arts and culture publication. Finalists will also be included in an editorial feature in the magazine.
- English language, dubbed in to English or with English subtitles.
- Entries to be submitted by DVD with no regional coding.
- Please include: An entry form with Order Reference Number, Director's name, country of production, running time.
- Plus full contact details including postal address, telephone number and email address.
- Your film must not be in breach of any copyright, including music or sound contained in your entry.
- Films of any genre are accepted.
Entry is £15 and the deadline for submissions is 31 May 2012. ASFF is hosted by Aesthetica Magazine <http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/> , which is an internationally recognised brand, with a combined online and print audience of 100,000 + worldwide. The brand engages with the arts both in the UK, Europe and further a field and Aesthetica's editorial combines dynamic content with compelling critical debate, attracting a high-profile, culturally aware audience.