Get Those Films Ready! The New York International Latino Film Festival is Open for Submissions!
Celebrating eight years of Latino cinematic excellence, the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) announces its open call for applicant entries for film submissions. The New York International Latino Film Festival is now looking for films of all genres for its 2007 film festival. The deadline is Saturday March 31, 2007.
NYILFF is committed to showcasing films and artists that offer expansive depictions of Latino culture to a cross-section of our diverse nationalities and communities. NYILFF screens films from North, Central and South America and the Caribbean made by, about and/or for the Latino community. Emerging beyond just a film festival and into a premiere marketplace for Latino film, the festival attracts over 20,000 attendees and industry executives from throughout the U.S.
NYILFF will consider films from North, Central and South America and the Caribbean made by, featuring, about and/or for the Latino community. They also will consider all forms: feature narrative, short films, documentary and experimental shorts. All projects must have been completed by no earlier than 2005. Projects in a language other English must have English subtitles. Films cannot have been broadcast (television or Internet) or distributed commercially in the U.S. prior to the festival. Exceptions are made for short films and documentaries. All genres are welcome.
Previous NYILFF premieres include:
Favela Rising, Quinceanera, Rikers High, Imagining Argentina, Girlfight, Raising Victor Vargas, Empire, Crazy/Beautiful, Nicotina, A Day Without a Mexican, Undefeated, Manito, Washington Heights, Rhythm of The Saints...to name a few.
More information and to download an application and regulation form please log on to the website.
Launched in 1999, the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) has quickly grown into the largest Urban Latino film event in the country. NYILFF (nylatinofilm.com) showcases the works of the hottest emerging Latino filmmaking talent from the U.S. and Latin America. Its mission is to support these filmmakers, offer expansive images of the Latino experience and celebrate the diversity and spirit of the Latino community. NYILFF’s current annual programming line-up includes the flagship weeklong film festival in NYC, a touring arm, a new music showcase, special one-off screening events, a short film competition in partnership with HBO, and a high school scholarship program sponsored by Time Warner.
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