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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Youth by Youth Cinema Series


THE CALGARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR YOUTH BY YOUTH CINEMA SERIES


The Calgary International Film Festival's (CIFF's) 3rd Annual Youth by Youth Cinema Competition is looking for young directors to submit their work and compete in the 2009 YYC Competition! Youth by Youth Cinema (YYC) is part of the Calgary International Film Festival and is an open competition for young filmmakers from grades 4 through 12. Over $2000.00 in cash and prizes will be awarded at the event and all finalists will be treated to a one of a kind opportunity as delegates and VIP's of the festival.


Competition Guidelines:

· Films must be between 30 seconds and 7 minutes in length.

· Both fiction and non-fiction films are accepted.

· Films must have been completed after August 2008.

· Films must be directed by youth aged 9 – 18 at the time of the film's completion.

· Any one applicant may submit up to three films (including group projects).

· All applicable copyrights (music/image/text sources) must be secured by the filmmaker(s).

· Preview screeners accepted ONLY on DVD formats.

· Preview screeners must be labeled with title, director name, contact email address, and running time.


Submission Deadline: July 31, 2009


Submissions to:

Juan Delgado - YYC Coordinator

Calgary International Film Festival

1320 – 15th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T3C 0X7

P: 403.209.5908 F: 403-457-3784

E: juan@calgaryfilm.com

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