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SUBMISSIONS

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES


Short Films:

Directors, Screenwriters and/or producers MUST be of African Descent Short films: running time; 5-15 mins, NOT TO EXCEED 15 mins Filmmakers will need to send us a digital copy of the film in MOV. or MP4 format for screening purposes..


Feature Films:

Directors, Screenwriter and/or producers MUST be of African Descent Feature films running time; 90 mins, NOT TO EXCEED 90 mins Filmmakers will need to send us a digital copy of the film in MOV. or MP4 format for screening purposes.


Music Videos:

Directors, screenwriters, producers and artist MUST be of African Descent Running time NOT TO EXCEED 6 minutes Filmmakers will need to send us a digital copy of the film in MOV. or MP4 format for screening purposes.


Short Documentary Film:

Directors, Screenwriters and/or producers MUST be of African Descent Short films: running time; 5-15 mins, NOT TO EXCEED 15 mins Filmmakers will need to send us a digital copy of the film in MOV. or MP4 format for screening purposes.

Homegrown, a film made by a Columbus native or a filmmaker exclusively residing in Columbus Ohio; running time guidelines will apply


Screenplays:

Short: Screenwriters MUST be of African Descent 5 pages minimum, NOT TO EXCEED 30 pages

Feature: Screenwriters MUST be of African Descent 90 pages, NOT TO EXCEED 90 pages

Filmmakers will need to send us a digital copy of the film in MOV. or MP4 format for screening purposes.


Filmmakers must be cleared for all copyrighted materials including movie posters and trailers. All films must be made after 2015. Any films that do not meet this basic criteria will be disqualified.


Films and script must be made after 2015.