CALL FOR ENTRIES : CAPE WINELANDS FILM FESTIVAL
11 August 2010
The 4th edition of Cape Winelands Film Festival (CWFF), which is scheduled to take place from 16-26 March, 2011, in Cape Town and Stellenbosch, has launched its call for entries today. Feature films, Short Films and Documentaries submissions are eagerly awaited.
Entry forms, rules, and regulations are available and can be obtained by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
* Features: Features are all fiction films more than 50 minutes of length
* Shorts: Shorts are all fiction films up to 15 minutes in length. However all fiction films between 16 to 49 minutes in length will also be considered under the shorts category.
* Animation: Animation are all non-live action films, including claymation, computer and standard animation; of all lengths
* Documentaries: Documentaries are all non-fiction films of all lengths
The Early Bird submission deadline is November 15th, 2010 and all entries till then are FREE. After that the normal R250.00 entry fee will be charged until the final deadline on 15th December 2010. Although the electronic submission form must be filled out and submitted (email to email@example.com), applicants must also print the form, sign it, and include it in their Submission Package.
Cape Winelands Film Festival 2011, presented by Films for Africa and the City of Cape Town, will screen approximately 250 films during the 10 day festival in Cape Town and the heart of South Africa`s wine region Stellenbosch. The film selections will be posted on the festival`s website in the second week of January 2011.
The 2010 festival received more than 450 submissions from all over the world, though only 250 Feature films, documentaries and short films could be selected. Films without domestic theatrical distribution and films from first-time feature directors are especially welcomed.
The films will compete for the following awards:
Grand Prix Jury Award.
Best Feature Film Award
Best South African Feature Film
Best Documentary Award
Best South African Documentary
Best Short Film Award
Best South African Short Film
Best Animation Award
IFG Inspiration Award ( First time feature film directors)
CWFF serves as a platform for the discovery of new and emerging talent and we are devoted to the nurturing and development of new filmmakers and their cinematic vision. The feature competition programs presents a special award for first time directors working with limited budgets, thus enabling the Festival`s mission to give exposure to emerging filmmaking talent.
CWFF also features workshops and writing competitions for screenplays.