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iW NEWS | Metacafe and Microcinema Launch MetaFest

By Indiewire | Indiewire August 12, 2008 at 5:53AM

Metacafe and Microcinema International, a leading international rights manager, exhibitor and specialty markets distributor of the "moving image arts," are teaming to create and curate MetaFest 2008. MetaFest will be a juried online and offline film festival presenting international creative and contemporary short-form video entertainment. The call for entries begins today, and invites short video, film and digital media submissions of 10 minutes or less that are "narrative, humorous, artistic, dramatic, animated, documentary, mockumentary, music, experimental, alternative or avant-garde in any genre, format or style." Selected films will have a theatrical screening in San Francisco in October 2008, will be showcased on Metacafe.com for six months, and be screened at dozens of "microcinema" events across the U.S. and around the world through the first half of 2009. Additional details are available at Metacafe.com, where films can be uploaded for consideration through September 10th, 2008. [Peter Knegt]
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Metacafe and Microcinema International, a leading international rights manager, exhibitor and specialty markets distributor of the "moving image arts," are teaming to create and curate MetaFest 2008. MetaFest will be a juried online and offline film festival presenting international creative and contemporary short-form video entertainment. The call for entries begins today, and invites short video, film and digital media submissions of 10 minutes or less that are "narrative, humorous, artistic, dramatic, animated, documentary, mockumentary, music, experimental, alternative or avant-garde in any genre, format or style." Selected films will have a theatrical screening in San Francisco in October 2008, will be showcased on Metacafe.com for six months, and be screened at dozens of "microcinema" events across the U.S. and around the world through the first half of 2009. Additional details are available at Metacafe.com, where films can be uploaded for consideration through September 10th, 2008. [Peter Knegt]

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