Monday, March 30, 2015

Urbanworld Film Festival 2015 - Call For Submissions


Early Bird Deadline:  April 10, 2015
Late Deadline:  June 5, 2015

The Urbanworld Film Festival, the largest internationally competitive festival of its kind has opened it Call for Entries.  Known as the filmmaker’s festival, where it’s all about celebrating and supporting amazing independent film, Urbanworld will be hosted at AMC Empire 25 in midtown Manhattan, with Opening Night at the SVA Theater in Chelsea and will run for five days from September 23rd through the 27th. The festival will include narrative features, documentaries, short films, spotlight screenings and conversations, live staged screenplay readings, the Urbanworld Digital track focused on digital and social media, and Urbanworld Music, which highlights emerging talent in live performances during after party events.

Eligibility: The Urbanworld Film Festival celebrates and honors filmmakers winning across the following categories: Best Narrative Feature (U.S. Cinema), Best Narrative Feature (World Cinema), Best Documentary Feature, Best Narrative Short, and Best Screenplay.

The director of the film must consider himself/herself African American, African, Latino, or Asian. If the director is none of the above, the film must feature African Americans, Africans, Latinos or Asians in prominent roles or have an African American, Latino or Asian screenwriter.

CLICK HERE for full eligibility Rules and Terms.

Since its inception, Hollywood studios, indie film distributors, and established and emerging filmmakers have consistently chosen Urbanworld to premiere box office and award-winning hits. Urbanworld has been supported over the years by Founding Sponsor HBO and Presenting Sponsor BET Networks.

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