MID NORTH COAST PREMIER SHORT FILM FESTIVAL IS FAST APPROACHING The Janison Short Sharp Film Festival is in its third year. “With over the 390 people attending last year’s event and enjoying some brilliant local films, we are looking forward to the next festival on 11 July 2009,” said Festival Chair Christina Hyde. “Janison Short Sharp Film Festival is now Calling for Entries from all those creative people in our region. Get your cameras out and start shooting now!”
Entries close Friday 15 May 2009. Signature item for 2009 is a COLANDER, either visual or verbal. The Festival is an annual event to showcase the work of film-makers and aspiring film-makers. It also gives the public an opportunity to see short, sharp films made by anyone with inspiration and loads of Mid North Coast creative talent. WHAT’S NEW FOR 2009?
•This year the event will be held at the Jetty Theatre in Coffs Harbour – new venue but the same great entertainment for all ages.
•There are now two sections for entry in the Secondary area - Junior High School – Years 7 to 10 - Senior High School – Year 11 & 12 (Year 12 films from 2008 are eligible)
•Cash Prizes for all sections winners - $2,000 first prize for OPEN, $500 first prizes for Senior High School, Junior High School and Primary School THE FACTS SHORT SHARP FILM FESTIVAL 2009
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 5pm, 15 May 2009, for all entries
CATEGORIES OF ENTRY: Primary School, Junior High School – Years 7 to 10, Senior High School – Year 11 & 12 (Year 12 films from 2008 are eligible) Open Section Film Length - Primary School Up to 5 minutes, Secondary School Up to 7 minutes, Open Section Up to 8 minutes (for awards in Best Coffs Coast film, Best Mid North Coast film, Best Open film in all categories)
SIGNATURE ITEM: Colander (visual or verbal) Your film must contain the signature item. SCREENING DATE Saturday 11 July 2009 – for finalists in all categories
LOCATION: The Jetty Theatre Harbour Drive Coffs Harbour NSW Australia Major Sponsor Janison and sponsored by Coffs Harbour City Council For more information contact: Christina Hyde Mobile: 0412 016 870 www.shortsharpfilmfest.com