AFRICA IN MOTION SHORT FILM COMPETITION

For the third year, the Africa in Motion (AiM) film festival is inviting African filmmakers to submit short films of up to 30 minutes for the festival’s short film competition. In order to target the competition specifically towards young and emerging African film talent, filmmakers who enter a film for consideration must not have completed a feature-length film previously. Films entered must have been completed in
2007 or after.
A shortlist from all the entries will be selected and announced by the end of August 2010. From this shortlist, the competition winner will be chosen by a high profile jury and announced at an awards ceremony at the Africa in Motion festival in October 2010. The jury will consist of local and international film specialists and established African filmmakers.

All shortlisted films will be screened at the festival. In addition to the overall first prize selected by the jury, an audience choice award will be selected by the audience at the screenings and announced at the end of the
festival.

The deadline for short film competition entries has been extended to 14 June 2010. Please see our website www.africa-in-motion.org.uk for full submission guidelines and to download the entry form. Please read carefully through the submission guidelines and email the festival co-directors Lizelle Bisschoff and Stefanie van de Peer with further enquires at: submissions@africa-in-motion.org.uk

Stefanie van de Peer
co-director
Africa in Motion Film Festival

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