Signal Boost: SUPERFEST International Disability Film Festival Calls for Entries

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Your Opportunity to Contribute to Disability Culture

SUPERFEST, the world’s longest-running juried international disability film festival, is seeking your entry for submission to our 2011 film competition. SUPERFEST is the primary international showcase for innovative films that portray disability culture and experience in all its diverse, complex, and empowering facets.

This year we have selected a theme for Superfest: CHILDREN & YOUTH.
Work must be about, feature or be appropriate for children or youth (up to age 24).

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Work must be on the subject of disability.
Work must be about, feature or be appropriate for children or youth
(up to age 24).
Work must be open/closedclosed captioned or subtitled in English.
Work must have been produced since January 1, 2005.
Work must be postmarked by January 15, 2011. No Exceptions.
Work must be in NTSC DVD (Region 1) format.
Must send 2 copies of your film to assist with the judging process.

FINAL ENTRY DEADLINE:January 15, 2011 (post-marked). Early-bird discount if mailed by Jan. 3, 2011. Judging will take place in
Spring 2011, and winners will be announced on or around April 1st, 2011. Winners will be screened in the Bay Area in June 2011, and all entries will be listed in the festival online catalog. Winners will be asked to provide still production photos and film copies for publicity purposes.

Superfest strongly encourages filmmakers to provide captioning and audio description so that films are accessible to the widest possible audience. For closed captioning information visit:Cation

Entry fees range from $30 to $90, depending on film length and production budget. Superfest is funded solely by entry fees, small grants, and individual contributions. For detailed information, and to download an entry form, visit:our website.

You can also e-mail: info@culturedisabilitytalent.org; phone:
510-845-5576, or send a legal size SASE to: CDT, P.O. Box 1107,
Berkeley, CA 94701.

Superfest is presented by Culture!Disability!Talent! (CDT). CDT is a non-profit, collaborative organization that, since 1982, has worked to provide unique access, visibility and opportunities for performers and filmmakers with disabilities.

Contact us if you would like to volunteer or make a donation!

By 26 December, 2010.    signal boost