7th Annual Norman Music Festival Accepting Band Submissions
Norman Music Festival is now accepting band submissions for the 2014 festival which will take place April 24 - 26th in downtown Norman, Oklahoma. The event, now in its 7th year, will feature hundreds of live acts from around the state and abroad. The festival welcomes artists of all genres to submit for the festival, though bands must submit to play original music only (no cover bands.)
You can submit using the online link: http://fs23.formsite.com/nmfopencall/nmf7/index.html
Don't forget to sign up for the Oklahoma Music Guide after you complete your submission form!
The deadline for submissions is 5pm on December 31, 2013.
deadCENTER Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions for 2014
The deadCENTER Film Festival, Oklahoma's largest international Film Festival, will take place Wednesday, June 11 through Sunday, June 15, 2014 in downtown Oklahoma City. Now in its 14th year, the deadCENTER Film Festival continues to expand. Over 119 films were selected for an official screening at the 2013 festival and over 15,000 people attended the event.
Filmmakers may submit their films for the 2014 festival beginning Monday, August 19, 2013. Films will be selected in multiple categories including narrative feature, documentary feature, narrative short, documentary short, student film, Oklahoma film and short screenplay. Submissions can be made online at www.deadcenterfilm.org. The early bird deadline is November 30 and entry fees vary based on the type of submission.
For more information or to submit, please visit: www.deadcenterfilm.org.
Newport Beach Film Festival Announces Call for Entries
Founded in 1999, the Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) has evolved into a prestigious multicultural event, attracting over 52,000 attendees to Orange County, California. Screening over 400 films in 8 days, NBFF prides itself on bringing the best in new, local, international and critically acclaimed cinema to Newport Beach.
Since its inception, the Festival has presented many acclaimed films such as the U.S. Premiere of Crash and other notable films including (500) Days of Summer, The Cove, Waitress, and more!
The festival is currently accepting entries with submission fee deadlines on December 20, 2013; January 24, 2014; and January 31, 2014.
The 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival will take place April 24 – May 1, 2014
For more information on the Festival, please visit: www.newportbeachfilmfest.com
National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) Call for Entries
The National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) is the largest and most influential youth film festival in the world for young filmmakers (age 22 and under). Now in its eighth year, NFFTY is accepting entries for its next annual festival which takes place April 24 – 27, 2014 in Seattle, WA. Young filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit feature-length and short films in narrative, documentary, animation, music video experimental, action sports and now the Hustle categories. Submissions are open until January 31, 2014.
Entries can be submitted online at www.nffty.org/submit.
For more updates and news on NFFTY 2014, go to www.nffty.org.
35th Annual Telly Awards Announces Call for Entries
Founded in 1978, The Telly Awards has emerged throughout the decades as one of the premier awards honoring the finest film and video productions, groundbreaking web commercials, videos, and films, and outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs. Last year's awards received over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents.
The Telly Awards early entry fee is $85 for single entire and $170 for campaign entries. An entry may be entered into multiple categories. The early entry deadline is Friday, December 13.
For more information on submission guidelines, qualifying content, and more, please visit www.tellyawards.com
Cardiff Independent Film Festival Accepting Submissions
Cardiff Independent Film Festival is a brand new celebration of independent cinema. Held at the legendary Chapter Arts Centre April 4-6, 2014, the festival is looking for the best in new indie films and that means yours!
Earlybird submissions are just £10 (shorts) and £20 (feature) and each submission, selected or not, gets free entry to our fantastic networking event, The Hook-Up.
Already on board as judges are Gina Carter (24 Hour Party People, Moone Boy), Mark Foligno (The King's Speech), Helen Grace (Left Films), Alex Chandon (Cradle of Fear) and Tina Gharavi (I Am Nasrine).
CIFF is a non-profit festival that is signed up to the UFFO Code of Conduct for Film Festivals, guaranteeing the highest ethical standards and is determined to give good value for filmmakers and audiences alike.
Details on how to submit can be found at www.cardifffilmfest.org.uk and you can find us on Twitter @cardifffilmfest and on Facebook.
The Real Food Media Contest
A new film competition seeking short films about sustainable food and farming has opened for entries. This contest is an opportunity to showcase both filmmaking in the state as well as the great sustainable food-related work happening on the ground in your communities. For more information, please visit www.realfoodmedia.org.
The deadline for submissions is February 3, 2014.
Since 2008, Backwoods Bash has hosted and promoted over 150 independent bands from across the United States. The festival takes place each Memorial Day weekend and has featured The Gourds, The Werks, Red Dirt Rangers, Montu, Wild Child, Full Service, Moai Broadcast and more. All band applicants must register by filling out the online registration form. The Deadline for submission is January 4, 2014.
For more information or to submit, please visit: http://www.backwoodsbash.com/band-registration-2/band-registration-form/
Arts Council OKC - 2014 Arts Festival
Registration is now open for the 2014 Festival of the Arts presented by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City. Festival of the Arts has four stages of non-stop performing arts entertainment ranging in scope from the youngest elementary school performers to some of the best local musicians. Festival will have one of the stages dedicated to our new program, Art Moves, presented by Devon. This stage will feature Art Moves artists and performers throughout the Festival. More than 300 performers donate their time and talent to entertain Festival crowds.
Visit http://www.artscouncilokc.com/performing-arts to apply through January 3, 2014.