Thursday, October 27, 2005

Nashville Film Fest: Call for entries

Nashville Film Festival
April 20-26, 2006

Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) proudly announces its 37th international competition for features, shorts, documentaries, animation, experimental work, music videos and young filmmaker videos.

The Festival also features children & family-themed films, special sections for Tennessee filmmakers, archival screenings, gay & lesbian-themed films, workshops, panel discussions, music showcases, and guest appearances by nationally recognized figures in the film and music worlds. All styles, genres and lengths of films are accepted.

Top Prize for Features - Selected as one of the "Best Film Festival Prizes" in Film Festival Today's Winter 2005 issue.
The Regal Cinemas/Nashville Film Festival Dreammaker Award, entitles the winning feature film to a week's run in a Los Angeles County Regal Cinema. The L.A. screening qualifies the film for Academy Award consideration. (Films must not have acquired U.S. distribution to qualify for this award. A 35mm print must be available by September 2006.)

Top Prize - Shorts and Animation
First prizes in the Short Narrative, Animation, College Student Short Narrative, and College Student Animation categories qualify the winning films for Academy Award consideration.

Special Music Films in Music City Awards
Nashville Film Festival celebrates Music City's heritage with unique music and film awards: Best Music In a Feature Film, to recognize particularly effective or innovative uses of music, whether through original score, imaginative musical arrangements, or songs in a feature; and the Impact of Music Award, for the film (feature or documentary) that most effectively explores or celebrates the impact of music on the human experience.

NaFF also features Audience Awards for features, documentary features and music videos. See the complete list of awards at

Entry Deadline: November 4, 2005
Extended Entry Deadline: December 2, 2005

Nashville Film Festival

Phone: (615) 742-2500
Fax: (615) 742-1004

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