Calls for Entries: Filmmakers

January 7th, 2015, 11:21 am by Greg

Four opportunities for Nippertown filmmakers and videographers:

The Albany Institute of History & Art is hosting a new program called “An Evening of Films,” which will showcase film and video artists working in the greater Capital Region and the Hudson Valley. The program will allow filmmakers the opportunity to present and discuss their work with the public. Filmmakers are asked to submit short films – 20 minutes or less – and all submissions should be in a web-viewable format (YouTube, Vimeo or whatever delivery service you may prefer). Deadline for submission is Thursday, January 15. Selected films will be shown on the evenings of Thursdays February 19 & 26. The screenings are free and open to the public. GO HERE for submission info…

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The Lake George Arts Project is now accepting original short films and videos for their sixth annual Peoples Pixel Project, which will take place in the spring. The call for entries is open to anyone living within 100 miles of Lake George, and the deadline for entries is Saturday, January 31. Only films and videos on DVD will be accepted for submission. All selected videos will be screened at the festival at 2:30pm on Sunday, March 29, at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. GO HERE for the submission form…

Short films are currently being accepted for the sixth annual Knickerbocker Film Festival to be held in Albany this spring. Films up to 20 minutes in length and produced between August 1, 2013 and March 6, 2015 will be accepted. There are no geographic restrictions. For consideration, films must be submitted on a DVD for viewing and a data disk that has the high-resolution file in the case of selection. Deadline for submissions is Friday, March 6. GO HERE for submission info…

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Local 518 public television station WMHT-TV has announced its call for entries for the seventh season of “TvFILM,” the locally produced series hosted by Brandon Bethmann which features short films and filmmaker interviews in half-hour episodes that are broadcast on WMHT-TV and also screened online at www.wmht.org. Filmmakers must submit their entries no later than Monday, March 9. Submissions may be made via DVD or online. The jury will make its selections by mid-April and the seventh season of TvFILM will premiere in late June. GO HERE for the submission form…