Enter The Afrinolly Short Film Competition, You Could Win $25,000 The Afrinolly Short Film Competition is open to African filmakers, cinematographers and animators who have created or are creating short movies/documentaries not longer than 15 minutes.

Enter The Afrinolly Short Film Competition, You Could Win $25,000

Published on Tue, Sep 03 2013 by Web Master
 
 
The 2013 Afrinolly Short Film Competition is targeted at the next generation of African filmakers, seeking to broaden the scope of conversations on issues about the African continent from the perspective of Africans while also motivating and rewarding young and emerging filmmakers who exhibit exceptional narrative skills using short movies/documentary as a medium.
 
 
 
Eligibility
  • Participation in the competition is open to individuals who are, as of January 1, 2012, at least 18 years of age.
  • Resident in an African country or Africans resident in any part of the world.
  •  Google+ account.
 
How To Enter
  • Individuals or organizations who wish to enter the competition must create and submit a video of no more than 15 minutes duration which celebrates the power of African storytelling, with a focus on creativity and narrative.
  • At the time of entry, Entrants must also select their nationality within Africa.
  • Entries may be submitted at any time during the open call for entries.
  • There is no limit to the number of entries an entrant may submit, but each entry must follow the technical, creative, and legal entry requirements set out in the rules for the competition as well as any additional requirements as may be set forth on the competition website.
 
Requirements
  • Submit an original video which celebrates the power of African storytelling with a focus on creativity and narrative.
  •  Running time for each video: maximum of 15 minutes, including any titles and/or credits. Entries longer than 15 minutes will be disqualified. 
  • The competition is open solely to original, newly created entries, or original, previously created entries which have not been distributed to the public (including, without limitation, display on YouTube, posting elsewhere on the internet, theatrical distribution, television broadcast or any other public dissemination) prior to January 1, 2013.
  •  All rights in and to the entries, including but not limited to any third party trademarks and logos, names, likenesses, and musical material as may be contained therein (third party elements) must be cleared through December 31, 2014 at a minimum, for non-exclusive worldwide online/internet use (inclusive of internet television and online/internet access via televisions, mobile devices and/or any other devices capable of accessing the internet) as well as in-flight and film festival exploitation by the competition entities. Any entries for which such rights have not been cleared through such date are subject to disqualification. At the competition entities’ discretion, Potential finalists may be required to show proof of clearance of any and all third party elements prior to designation as a finalist.
  • Entries may be submitted in one of the following languages: Afrikaans, English, French, Swahili, Yoruba.
  • If an entry is in a language other than English, entrant must provide complete English subtitles for any and all dialogue and pertinent textual material (i.e. material which a viewer would generally need to understand in order to follow the storyline) contained in the entry.
 
Prizes
 
1st Prize - $25,000
2nd Prize - $10,000
3rd Prize - $5,000
 
The prizes are not transferable and assignable. All federal, state, country, provincial and other tax liabilities (including income and withholding taxes) and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the responsibility of the prize winners.
 
For more information on the competition and to submit entries, click here.

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