News you can use from the International Black Women’s Film Festival… you missed the early deadline, which was May 31; but you’ve got 2 more deadlines ahead: June 1 and August 3, so all isn’t lost.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, MAY 16, 2013 — The 11th International Black Women’s Film Festival is accepting films for 2013, specifically films directed by and/or featuring Black women –regardless of country of origin. The festival is particularly interested in speculative fiction (science fiction, horror, mystery, animation, and fantasy). All categories (feature, short, animation or documentary). Absolutely _NO explicit adult films_. Submissions are free until May 31, 2013, and will have a low submission fee of $10.00 from June 1st to August 2nd. Official selections will be screened in San Francisco, CA at the BRAVA Theater and various venues throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Filmmakers are to submit their film on DVD, only. Films will not be returned unless a self-addressed stamped envelope with adequate postage is included. Filmmakers will be notified via email, fax, letter or telephone of Official Selections by Saturday, August 10 (by 11:59 p.m.).
EARLY DEADLINE – FREE
May 1, 2013 to May 31, 2013
REGULAR DEADLINE – $10.00
June 1, 2013 to August 2, 2013
LATE DEADLINE – $30.00
August 3, 2013 to August 9, 2013
Films can be securely submitted online using our service, SUBMITTABLE an award-winning platform trusted by thousands of organizations to provide a centralized place for accepting, reviewing, commenting on, and ranking incoming applications and film.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, REQUIREMENTS, TERMS AND GUIDELINES, GO TO: HTTP://FESTIVAL.IBWFF.COM
ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL BLACK WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL
The International Black Women’s Film Festival was established in 2001 by Adrienne M. Anderson and the first festival was presented in 2002 in San Francisco, CA. The festival’s mission is to screen media by and/or about Black women from around the world in non-stereotypical, non-pornographic roles. IBWFF combats negative stereotyping of Black women in film, television and media.