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Viet Film Fest Calls for Submissions
October 7, 2014
Viet Film Fest
Deadline: December 31, 2014
(Early bird: November 1, 2014)
Viet Film Fest is now calling for submissions. We are looking for creative works from Vietnamese filmmakers and/or those that speak to the Vietnamese experience. Entry forms may be filled out online at www.VietFilmFest.com. The submission deadline is December 31, 2014 (early bird: November 1, 2014).
Viet Film Fest will take place from April 16-19, 2015 at GardenWalk UltraLuxe in Anaheim, California. The free screening for high school students will be held at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana on Friday, April 17, 2015.
PRODUCTIONS ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION:
Feature-length and short productions of any content (not necessarily related to Vietnam or Vietnamese) by persons of Vietnamese descent living anywhere around the world or productions by anyone about Vietnamese people or culture in the following categories:
*Films must have English subtitles if they are not in the English language.
*Rough cuts are acceptable with final film versions shown in April 2015.
ENTRY DEADLINE: Entries MUST BE UPLOADED ONLINE or POSTMARKED no later than December 31, 2014. We will announce final selections by early March 2015.
About VFF: As the largest international Vietnamese film festival in the world, Viet Film Fest showcases the best creative work by and about Vietnamese people. Our award-winning films have been screened in numerous cities and countries. Viet Film Fest was created in 2003 by the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) to celebrate the many stories about Vietnamese people. Now running successfully for over a decade, the festival has attracted thousands of national and international attention for its stunning showcase of shorts and features submitted from many corners of the world
Through the universal language of film, Viet Film Fest brings together multiple perspectives to expand the scope and horizons of Vietnamese cinema. As the hub of the Vietnamese movie industry, the festival hosts networking opportunities with prominent directors, media experts, and producers. We are proud to be a central platform for filmmakers of Vietnamese descent to tell their stories the way they want them to be told. Viet Film Fest welcomes your support in our collaborative project to use cinema as tool for spotlighting our diversity of voices. In our annual tradition, Viet Film Fest will present the Grand-Jury Trống Đồng Awards for Best Feature Film and Best Short Film, Best Actor and Best Actress. Audience members will also have a chance to vote for the Audience Choice Award for feature and short films.
About VAALA: Founded in 1991, the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) is a community-based, 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that organizes numerous cultural events celebrating the arts.