Africa in Motion Short Film Competition: Deadline 14 June 2010

(As posted on H-Net West Africa)


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

The deadline for short film competition entries has been extended to 14 June
2010. Please see our website 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:

Stefanie van de Peer
Africa in Motion Film Festival

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