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|Narrative Features, are feature length fiction films (over 60 minutes)
|Doc Features, are feature length docs (over 60 minutes)
|Narrative Shorts, are fiction films (under 20 minutes)
|Doc Shorts are non-fiction shorts (under 20 minutes)
|Experimental shorts are short films that use an artist practice that is a mixture of visual art and cinema. (under 20 minutes)
|a short film that integrates both a song and imagery (under 20 minutes)
|a work created for non-theatrical platforms including serialized television, webisodes and beyond (under 20 mins)
MISSION & OBJECTIVE
Northside Festival's mission is to give young filmmakers a platform to showcase their work to new audiences.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
For the past six years, Northside Film has discovered and amplified some of the most distinctive voices in the world of independent film.
Together with our favorite Williamsburg venues—Nitehawk, UnionDocs, Videology and the Wythe Hotel— Northside celebrates young filmmakers by bringing their work to New York City’s voracious film audiences.
Past entrants have had their films seen by jurors like Rosie Perez, Parker Posey, Matthew Grady (Factory 25), Joana Vicente (IFP), Kentucker Audley (NoBudge), Alex Karpovsky (GIRLS), Rajendra Roy (MoMA, Department of Film), Patricia Kaufman (Executive Director of the New York State Governor’s Office for Motion Picture and Television Development), Todd P. (DIY Music Curator), Ted Hope (Producer), Ramin Bahrani (Director), Scott Macaulay (Editor, Filmmaker Magazine), Terence Nance (Director) and more!
Northside Film’s program includes the following categories: Features (fiction and documentary), Shorts (fiction, documentary, experimental), Music Videos, and Episodic (webseries, pilots). Northside Film competition winners receive $5,000 value in cash and prizes as well as special screening event hosted by Northside.
; Danielle DiPaolo (Director of Business Development); Jennifer Mills (Northside Film Producer); Kris Molloy; Kristin Molloy (Northside Film Programmer)
*Online submissions are strongly preferred
*Mailed in screener format must be DVD. Preview DVD’s should be clearly labelled with the title, running time and contact information (name, phone number, mailing address, e-mail.)
*Mailed in submissions should be post-dated March 1, 2015
Please send any related press materials, including electronic press kit, and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Submissions Address is:
Northside Media Group
1 Metrotech Center #1803
Brooklyn, NY 11201
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Although due care will be exercised, Northside Film cannot assume any liability for damage to entries. All mailed in film submissions must be submitted on DVD to be considered for selection.
Photos will not be returned & may be used for any festival promotions. Films with distribution are not eligible for any competition. Non-English language produced films must have English subtitles or be dubbed in English.
Jury Award and audience award winners will be announced at Northside Film Closing Night. Prizes will be given out at our special Northside Film Screening event. One award or prize will be given to the individual designated on the official entry form.