Hollywood, CA February, 2011—HollyShorts (www.hollyshorts.com) is now accepting submissions for the 7TH annual HollyShorts Film Festival, which takes place August 11-18, 2011. The early bird deadline for submissions is Friday February 11, 2011.
Filmmakers from around the world are encouraged to submit their short form projects to take advantage of the discounted early bird rate. HollyShorts is accepting categories which include: Short Live Action, Animation, Documentary, Student, Webisodes, and Music Videos. The running times must be 30-minutes or less. For the first time ever, the festival has also added a Commercials category.
HollyShorts is also unveiling the official 2011 HollyShorts Film Festival trailer, which can be viewed by visiting the HollyShorts Openfilm page at: http://bit.ly/fBVOIL.
Openfilm will unveil the finalists of their 2nd Get It Made Competition February 8th. For more, http://www.openfilm.com/.
The HollyShorts Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Film Presented by Company 3 includes a post production services package worth $10,000. The HollyShorts Best Director award is also presented by Company 3 and includes a $10,000 post production prize package. http://www.company3.com/
The 2011 HollyShorts Film Festival will once again feature a marquee opening night premiere celebration in Hollywood. The festival runs for one week at Laemmle’s Sunset 5 Theatre. The organizers are adding more panel discussions and even more receptions to this year’s program.
The submission deadline dates:
Early Bird: Animation, Live Action, Documentary, Student, Webisode, Music Video, Commercials (at office by 2/11/11)
Regular: Animation, Live Action, Documentary, Student, Webisode, Music Video, Commercials (at office by 4/15/11)
Late: Animation, Live Action, Documentary, Student, Webisode, Music Video, Commercials