A celebration of the creativity of local filmmakers will be the central theme at the premiere of SEGMENTS: The Orange County Short Film Festival on Saturday, February 23, 2013. The day-long event during which the films will be screened, will take place in Orange Hall Theatre, on the Middletown campus of SUNY Orange. The festival will establish the profile of local films in the public consciousness as a mature cultural resource. Each film screening will be followed by a talk back with the filmmakers as well as give an opportunity for networking among film and performing artists.
Therefore, a call is now open for films no longer than 40 minutes in length to be provided in DVD format or submitted online via Vimeo by December 15, 2012.
If you would like to submit a film, please fill out this online application (the application will open in a new window). If you would like a printed version of the form to fill out, please contact Cultural Affairs at (845) 341-4891 or email@example.com. Fill out a separate application for each film submitted. Once you have submitted your contact information, you will be contacted via e-mail.
You may send DVD’s with a completed application form (a maximum of two films per submission) and a non-refundable fee of $15 (payable to: OCCC Association) to: OCSFF, Cultural Affairs, SUNY Orange, 115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940. If you have completed the online application, make sure you include the film title and director's name with the DVD's.
Or online film submissions can be made through vimeo.com. Tag your submission with “OCSFF.” If your submission is private, be sure to include the link and your password on the application form. Mail your check with the film title, director and Vimeo link/password, if required.
A jury will rate each film on the following criteria: proficiency in the technical aspects of film making; originality of concept; production values; proficiency of acting; overall artistic impression. Announcement of accepted films will be made by January 15, 2013.
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