The 8th Annual Slant: Bold Asian American Images Festival

All you young Asian American filmmakers out there, check it out. It’s time to submit to the 8th Annual Slant Film Festival. Melissa Hung the programmer has been a great source of support since my days starting out making short films and it started when I played my first short “A Waiter Tomorrow” there.

Call for Entries

– What: the 8th annual Slant: Bold Asian American Images festival

– When: May 31 – June 1, 2008


– Where: The Aurora Picture Show, Houston


– Deadline: Postmark by February 22, 2008
Slant, an annual short film festival seeks works by Asian American
filmmakers. For the eighth year, Slant will showcase an eclectic mix of
the best in emerging Asian American cinema. All genres are accepted.

Details

Program Content: All genres, including narrative, experimental, film art/video art, documentary and animation.

Eligibility: Filmmakers or film content should be Asian American or Asian Canadian.

Running Time: Each work should run 30 minutes or less.

Formats: Works may be presented on VHS, SVHS, DVD, Mini DV, or 16 mm
film. Mini DV is preferred. Please note we do not have Beta.

Formats for submission: DVD

Send To: Melissa Hung – SLANT, c/o Hyphen, PO Box 192002, San
Francisco, CA 94119. (Do not request signature confirmation. And do not
ship by FedEx or UPS to this address. If you must use FedEx or UPS,
contact the curator for instructions.)

Postmark Deadline: February 22, 2008. Please include a SASE if you want your tape returned.

Entry Fee: None!

Payment: Makers are paid $4/minute of film/video, $40 minimum.
Aurora also pays return shipping and insurance on tapes and films. We
pay distributors their published rate for rentals, but are happy to
receive discounts.

Include:
Your name
Contact info (including address, phone numbers, and email)
Year the work was made
Original format of the work
Total running time
A brief filmmaker bio
A two-line description of your film

This list is not optional. Please include all information requested.

Contact: Curator Melissa Hung: slantfestival (at) gmail (dot) com
The Aurora Picture Show: aurorapictureshow.org, 713.868.2101

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