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BIGSTAR Online Film Festival to Award $50,000 Cash Prize - Online film festival opens with $50,000 cash prize for short film of 5-minutes or less
BIGSTAR Online Film Festival to Award $50,000 Cash Prize


NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Coral Gables, FL, United States, 2010/02/11 - Online film festival opens with $50,000 cash prize for short film of 5-minutes or less.

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Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!, a global online film networking community and digital distribution platform for independent cinema, will award a grand prize of $50,000 cash through their first film festival. The BIGSTAR Online Film Festival (BOFF) has opened its global competition to short films of any genre that are five minutes or less. BOFF will present the grand prize cash award to the best film of the festival, chosen by a jury of industry professionals and celebrities. will also present awards of merit for other outstanding submissions.
" was developed to showcase the work of independent filmmakers to mass audiences, assist them in developing future projects and gain recognition for their films. BOFF is one of the ways we intend to foster this commitment,” commented Xavi Dalmau, President and CEO of has aligned with Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) to assemble two panels of judges for the competition. FLIFF has brought together a jury of 20 industry professionals, including FLIFF President and CEO Gregory von Hausch and Senior Programmer Bonnie Leigh Adams for the preliminary screenings of all entries which will culminate with the selection of ten finalists.

A jury of celebrities comprised of Steve Guttenberg, Ian Ziering, Victor Nunez and others (to be announced), will screen the ten finalists and select the best film of the festival which will receive the $50,000 grand prize.

In addition to a monetary prize, will present awards of merit to films that stand out in the following categories: Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Animation, Best Foreign Film, Best Comedy, Best Documentary, Best Drama, Best Experimental Film, Best Original Song, Best Screenplay and Best Visually Artistic Film.

Festival screenings will coincide with the kick-off of's subscription service which begins April 1, 2010. For $5.99, subscribers will receive unlimited streaming of BOFF film entries and can choose from over 1,000 titles available in the online movie store at
Striving to maintain the latest in technology, will make festival films available on television through Yahoo! TV Widgets, Roku and Boxee; and for those on the go via iPhone, Google Android, Palm Pre and other mobile devices with internet capability.

Filmmakers can find additional details and enter their film online at now through December 31, 2010 at 11:59 pm (EST). Entry fees are $25 per film.

BOFF winners will be announced March 31, 2011, and the films will be presented at Cinema Paradiso, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival’s year-round art-house theatre. For additional information about Cinema Paradiso events visit

Established in 2006, is a digital distribution platform offering downloads of over 1,000 independent films and premium content online in high definition. With their support of filmmakers, who earn 50% of the revenues on their movies, receives a daily assortment of new product that is certain to engage the viewer. Film fans can preview, download and transfer unlimited screenings of cutting-edge indie films directly to their computer, DVD or TV screen from the online movie store. With a social networking community designed for indie-viduals™, has made it possible for a global network to meet, contribute, and create projects. The online community will also save time and money by promoting and distributing content directly to audiences, through multiple sources, with the click of a button in one single format. In addition to BOFF, hosts a variety of short film contests with cash prizes.

About Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival
The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization dedicated to presenting independent film and cultural events to the South Florida Community at their year-round art-house theatre, Cinema Paradiso, and through outreach programs from Key West to Amelia Island. The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival is scheduled annually during October/ November. 2010 marks their 25th Anniversary during which they will premiere over 100 films from around the globe, bring together film industry talent, and offer nightly parties. or 954-525-3456

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