19TH ANNUAL FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL
ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ENTRIES AND ONLINE SUBMISSION
Orlando, FL – (Aug. 5, 2009) – Calls for entries are officially open for the 19th annual Florida Film Festival, April 9 through April 18, 2010. Submission forms and eligibility requirements can be found online at the official website, www.FloridaFilmFestival.com. Submissions can be filed directly to the Florida Film Festival or through Withoutabox, www.withoutabox.com/login/1139.
Deadlines to submit American independent and international films are:
SHORTS DEADLINES FEATURES DEADLINES
Early: October 23, 2009 Early: November 6, 2009
Late: November 20, 2009 Late: December 11, 2009
Accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Florida Film Festival’s Grand Jury award for Best Narrative Short film will automatically qualify for entry into the Live Action Short Film category of the Academy Awards.
For additional questions, please visit www.FloridaFilmFestival.com, contact the Florida Film Festival’s programming department by calling (407) 644-5625, email email@example.com, or send U.S. mail to Florida Film Festival, 1300 South Orlando Avenue, Maitland, FL 32751.
FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL
The Florida Film Festival is the premier showcase in Central Florida for American independent and international film. The Festival, which debuted in 1992, is a core program of ENZIAN, a nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1985. ENZIAN and the Florida Film Festival have served more than 1.5 million guests and hosted Academy Award winning celebrities including Paul Newman, Oliver Stone, Christopher Walken, Jon Voight, Cliff Robertson, Rod Steiger, and Haskell Wexler.
The Festival is funded in part by national and local corporations and receives government support via Orange County Government through the Arts and Cultural Affairs Tourism Program. The festival is also supported by United Arts of Central Florida with funds from the United Arts Campaign and by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.