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26 April 2011

Aesthetica Short Film Festival Deadline Extended


Aesthetica have now launched the Aesthetica Short Film Festival in association with the Short Film Competition. Enter this year for your chance to be screened at the inaugural ASFF! A select number of entrants will be screened at 14 venues across the City of York (UK) as part of ASFF. There will be additional prizes for the winner and runner-up, and a shortlist of finalists will be included on the Aesthetica Shorts DVD, which will be distributed with the December 2011 issue of Aesthetica Magazine.

The winning film receives:

£500 prize money (apx. 5, 572 Rand)
Screenings at film festivals across the UK, including Rushes Soho Shorts (London), Glasgow Film Festival (Glasgow) and Branchage (Jersey)
A weekend filmmaking course, courtesy of Raindance
12 months membership to Shooting People, the international film network
Inclusion on a DVD that will be distributed to all Aesthetica readers (60,000 viewers)

The runner-up will also receive £250 (apx. 2, 786 Rand), as well as DVD publication.

Films should be no longer than 25 minutes but can be any genre including artists' film, music videos, dance films, horror and comedy or anything you can think of!

No limit to the number of entries permitted.

Deadline 31 May 2011.

Entry is £15 per film (apx. 167 Rand). Please visit our web site for more information and to submit.

Thanks again!


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