An opportunity for scriptwriters who are interested in directing here:
FilmContact.com, The Africa Movie Academy Awards and Beautiful Africa are giving 20 scriptwriters the opportunity to direct their own 3 – 5 minute scripts for a documentary series promoting Africa in a positive and entertaining light.
The best scripts will receive full production support to produce, shoot and edit their films anywhere in Africa.
Enter your Film Script into the Beautiful Africa Competition herehttp://www.ufilm.tv/enter
NOTE: If you are already registered on FilmContact.com, you can login with your same username and password at http://www.ufilm.tv
The short films will also compete at film festivals around the world, be entered into The Africa Movie Academy Awards, and be offered to international broadcasters as fillers.
Possible topics include:
• Arts • Economy • Environment • People • Technology • Traditions • Wisdom
The aim is to change perceptions of Africa, repositioning the continent as a place of beauty and opportunity.
There are prizes for the top three completed films.
First prize: $5 000 Second prize: $2 500 Third prize: $1 000
Deadline: 31 January 2012. Finalists to be announced during The Africa Movie Academy Awards in March 2012.