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|International Short Films
|Any narrative short film work completed in last two (2) years that is not made by a New Zealander or a New Zealand resident and is NO LONGER THAN 13 MINUTES in duration. As of 2011 all films must be longer than 5 minutes.
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
SHOWCASING FOR THE PUBLIC OF NEW ZEALAND'S GARDEN CITY NEW AND EXCITING NARRATIVE SHORT FILM WORKS FROM AT HOME AROUND THE GLOBE
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Canterbury Short Film Festival's focus is to allow local audiences to see an impressive collection of works from around our country and around the globe, and to allow film makers a chance to screen their works in New Zealand's Christchurch, known as The Garden City but now mainly known for its devastating 2011 earthquakes.
It differs each year as to what it offers so as to keep the format fresh. The type of films selected ranges from film school / novice works to semi-pro / professional works, so the event services a wide range of film-making artists. The focus is on dramatic narrative.
The Festival is an enterprise managed by the Belladonna Film Trust (est. 2000) a charitable Trust that has staged Christchurch's only grass-roots short film festival event since 2002 showcasing local talent, and, since 2007, showcasing a collection of international works as a part of the program.
In 2014 the Festival will be staged at a Cinema in late March over two nights.
Aden Shillito (Director)
1. All short fiction works under 15 minutes.
2. Foreign language films must be non-dialogued or have English subtitles.
3. Acceptance will be by email only. Check that you provided a valid email address.
4. Declined films won't be notified unless time is permitting for our administration team, please take care to note the acceptance date and check emails around that time.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
I hereby certify that I hold all necessary rights for the submission of this work, and that I own or have cleared all the rights for the film, including music. I understand that the signing of this form constitute my acceptance of the event's terms and conditions of entry, and that failure on my part to fully complete and sign this form will disqualify my entry from consideration for this festival.