Call for Entries: SIFF’s Sino-US Student Shorts Exhibition and Competition

The 14th Shanghai International Film Festival (June 11-19, 2011)
Sino-US Student Shorts Exhibition and Competition

Call for Entries

Hosted by the State Administration of Radio, Film and TV (SARFT) and the Municipal Government of Shanghai, Shanghai International Film Festival (www.siff.com) is one of the A-class festivals in the world, receiving world recognition for its diversity of programming and market initiatives and is attracting more internationally renowned filmmakers and talents to Shanghai every year. With a history of more than 15 years, SIFF has become an important platform for film exhibition, film business, and exchanges of creative ideas. Many emerging filmmakers were first discovered at SIFF.

In the past several years, to showcase the creative potential of international student filmmakers and to promote international exchanges and cooperation of young filmmakers, SIFF added a new section, “International Student Shorts Exhibition,” to its rich programming, which was warmly received by the festival audience and won wide social recognition. This year’s SIFF, which takes place from June 11th to June 19th, will build on the success of the past several years and feature specifically the outstanding student works from China (including Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan) and the United States with the “Sino-US Student Shorts Exhibition and Competition” program.

To be eligible for SIFF’s “Sino-US Student Shorts Exhibition and Competition,” submit your entry according to the attached procedure and before the deadline, which is May 10, 2011 (postmarked). The section is open to all student filmmakers (both undergraduate and graduate levels) from the greater China region and the United States.

A selection committee will be formed and make selections by casting ballots. Selected finalist films will be publicly screened at the film festival and compete for a variety of awards. All finalists will be issued an official certificate of recognition by the Shanghai International Film Festival.

Entrusted by the organizing committee of the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival, Shanghai University’s School of Film-TV and University of Hawaii’s Academy for Creative Media will be the co-organizers of the program.

Organizing Committee
Sino-US Student Shorts Exhibition and Competition
The 14th Shanghai International Film Festival
School of Film-TV, Shanghai University
Academy for Creative Media, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Download Related Documents Here (PDF):

1) Download “Call for Entries” (siff-callforentries);
2) Download “Entry Guidelines” (siff14-guideline);
3) Download “Entry Form” (siff-entry form).

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