Hollyshorts Anounces Call for Entries for 5th Annual Film Festival
On the heels of the most successful HollyShorts Film Festival to date, which honored acclaimed filmmakers David Lynch and Paul Haggis and showcased short films from stars Josh Brolin, Jessica Biel and David Arquette, the organizers of the event have announced the official call for entries for the 5th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival (HSFF). Recently ranked by Moviemaker Magazine as "one of the top film festivals worth the entry fee," HollyShorts will take place August 6-9, 2009 in Hollywood and feature a marquee opening night world premiere event, screenings, panels and exclusive parties. The announcement was made by festival director and co-founder Daniel Sol.
There is a call for entry for submissions of 30 minutes or less. Categories include 1) Live Action, 2) Animation, 3) Documentary and 4) Music Video. HollyShorts also has a discounted category for student projects. Deadlines to submit U.S. and International short films for the 2009 HollyShorts Film Festival are:
- February 20, 2009 – Early Submission deadline
- April 17, 2009 – Official deadline
- May 15, 2009 – Late deadline
Completed U.S. and international short films may be submitted and must arrive in office by February 20 for early consideration and a reduced submission fee. Complete information and eligibility requirements are available on HollyShorts.com.