Albany Film Festival: We want your movies... and posters
Planning is underway for the NYS Writers Institute Albany Film Festival to be held Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the University at Albany. Save the date!
Along with special guests, film screenings and workshops, we invite you to contribute your originally produced short films.
Submissions will screened to determine the official selections to be shown during the film festival.
Call for submissions for short films
Awards/certificates and monetary prizes (top prize is $500) for the following:
Best Overall Short Film,
Best Overall Student Short Film,
Best Comedic Short Film,
Best Dramatic Short Film,
Best Experimental Short Film,
Best Documentary Short Film.
Albany Film Festival poster contest
$300 cash prize for the winner. Open to current UAlbany students.
Design specs: Posters must be 2' x 3' and include the NYS Writers Institute Film Festival logo), date of event (March 28, 2020) and location (University at Albany).
Deadline: January 20, 2020.
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