CALL FOR WORK: the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival, an annual presentation of the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center in Seattle, Washington, USA invites independent film entries for our
April 30 - May 8, 2011 event. Genres/subject areas: narrative, documentary, children’s, youth-made movies, shorts, lesbian/gay/transgender, animation, experimental.
Filmmakers do not have to be Black, but films should include a significant amount of content involving people of African descent; in the case of a fictional narrative, Black characters should play a prominent and relevant role. Seeking positive images and stories. Non-English language films must have subtitles. No fundraising or training films. Send preview copies in NTSC format on DVD. Films
originating in languages other than English must have English subtitles. Films are reviewed by a jury process. Awards: the $500 local filmmaker award (filmmaker is a resident of Washington
State); the $750 Audience Award; and the $750 Jury award.
Entry fee: $25 USD; please make checks payable to “LHPAC”. Please include a postage paid envelope if you want your work returned. All preview copies must be marked with your name and contact information. A $50 honorarium is paid for films accepted
and screened. You will be notified by email if your film is accepted to the festival; awards are determined after the end of the festival. The LHAAFF/LHPAC reserve the right not to grant
awards within any category if sufficient votes & evaluations are not given to any film. Please notify us if you have simultaneously submitted your film to other Seattle-area festivals.
LHAAFF, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center, c/o 100 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle WA 98109 USA. An entry form is available here:
No phone calls, please.
Deadline: January 31, 2011. firstname.lastname@example.org /
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center
c/o 100 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle WA 98109 USA
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