Call For Entries “I Luv Film Contest”

You’ve read the Blogs,

You’ve looked at the Pictures,

You’ve scanned through the Online Program Guide,

You’ve watched the Interviews and Videos,

You’ve commented on the Forum,

Now be a part of the largest Asian American Film Festival in the country!

The San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival
(SFIAAFF) presents the Southwest Airlines I LUV FILM Contest – a chance
for one lucky winner to be the Featured Festival Blogger of the 26th
SFIAAFF.

Experience the excitement of the largest Festival of its kind – over
120 Asian and Asian American Films, Live Music, Performances, Parties,
and Celebrities!

Tell us why you should be the next Festival Blogger! Submit a
26-second video online here http://www.asianamericanmedia.org and YOU can win
a trip and more to the 26th SFIAAFF in March 2008.

Hurry!!! Deadline is Friday, January 25, 2008 at 8pm PST.


WHAT YOU WIN

Grand Prize Winner* receives roundtrip tickets for two from anywhere that Southwest Airlines
flies to attend the 26th San Francisco International Asian American
Film Festival Opening weekend (March 13-17, 2008), four nights
accommodation at the J-pop themed Best Western Hotel Tomo in San Francisco’s Japantown, $500 Shopping Spree from Macy’s, and two All-Access Passes to all SFIAAFF films and events.

*Restrictions apply. See Contest Rules and Regulations for more details.


HOW TO ENTER

1. Create a 26-second video on “Why you should be the next Festival Blogger?!?!”
Be original, creative, and show your festive spirit!!! Use anything to
capture that video; web cam, camera phone, digital camera, etc. Videos
need to be 26-seconds or less. One video per contestant.

2. Fill out the Entry Form, click here
You have to be eighteen (18) years of age or older and a legal resident
of the fifty (50) United States. To be able to participate, all
entrants will be registered as CAAM Fans. CAAM Fan is a free membership
to the Center for Asian American Media. For more information and
benefits of CAAM Fan, click here.

3. Upload your Video (after you fill out the Entry Form, you will be taken to the Video Upload Form)
Accepted video file formats are: .WMA, .MP3, .MPEG, .DV, .MPG, .MOV,
.GCELP, .WAV, .WMV, .QT, .MP4, .AVI, .AMR-NB, .MOD, .3G2, .ASF, .3GP,
.FLV, .MOVIECLIP. The maximum video length is 26-seconds. Maximum file
size is 100MB.

4. Deadline is Friday, January 25, 2008 at 8pm PST
No entries or videos will be accepted after the deadline. Please make sure to allow enough time to upload your video.


JUDGING

1. Top 6 Most Original, Creative and Festive Videos,
selected from all the submissions by the I LUV FILM Judges, will be
posted on the CAAM website, http://www.asianamericanmedia.org, on Friday, February 1, 2008 at 5pm PST.

2. Public Internet Voting of the Top 6 Videos will officially begin on Friday, February 1, 2008 at 5pm PST on the CAAM website to determine the winner of the ‘I Luv Film’ Contest.

3. Voting Officially Ends Tuesday, February 12, 2008 at 3pm PST.

4. Winner of the I LUV FILM Contest, chosen by the
public internet voting, will be announced at the 26th SFIAAFF Launch
Party at 111 Minna (111 Minna St, San Francisco) at approximately 10pm PST on Tuesday, February 12, 2008. The Winner will also be posted on the CAAM website on Wednesday February 13, 2008.


I LUV FILM JUDGES

Karin Anna Cheung Karin Anna Cheung is an actress, singer and artist. She is best known for her role as Stephanie in Justin Lin’s hit BETTER LUCK TOMORROW.
Alice Wu Alice Wu is the award-winning director of SAVING FACE, which opened SFIAAFF ‘05 and was released by Sony Pictures Classics.
Phil Yu Phil Yu is the man behind the popular blog angryasianman.com, a source for Asian American news and perspectives.

If you have any questions, please contact festival [at] asianamericanmedia [dot] org.

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