Call for film and screenplay submissions: BlackStar Film Festival


The Philadelphia BlackStar Film Festival is gearing up for another year and has opened the call for submissions for short and feature-length films and screenplays. Deadline to submit is May 15, 2014.

To be eligible for consideration:

  1. Films must be directed by a person of African descent, feature persons of African descent, or tell a story of the Black experience.

  2. Narrative feature films and documentary films must not exceed running time of 120 minutes.

  3. Shorts must not exceed running time of 30 minutes.

  4. Non-English language works must have English subtitles at the time submitted. Dialogue lists will not be accepted.

  5. Though not required for eligibility, preference is given to Philadelphia premieres.

More details and an application can be found here.


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