Film Competition Offers Opportunity To Latino Filmmakers
HBO and The New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) are announcing an open call for entry for the HBO/NYILFF Short Film Competition. The competition is a partnership between the pay television network and festival to
find and showcase a new Latino talent.
Aspiring Latino filmmakers are invited to enter a short screenplay into the competition. The script should be no longer than 12 typed pages.
One winner of the competition will be chosen to receive $15,000 in funding from HBO to produce and direct a short film based on an original script entry. The winner will be
given six weeks to complete the film, which will then make its premiere at the NYILFF's opening night ceremony and presented before every 2006 NYILFF evening feature screening.
The deadline for entry into the competition is 5/12/06. Submission forms, eligibility requirements and release forms can be downloaded from NYLatinoFilm.com: http://www.nylatinofilm.com/HBOShortFilmApplication_2006.pdf