FILM CALL FOR ENTRIES
21Elementz Student Film Festival
Student film applications are now being accepted for the 21Elementz Student Film Festival. The festival, first started by four students at Langston University, hopes to give students from across the state of Oklahoma the opportunity to showcase their creativity and promote their films.
All festival applicants must be enrolled at an accredited institution in Oklahoma. Interested applicants who would like to enter a film should fill out the online application at www.21ElementzProductions.Blogspot.com and send completed applications to 21Elementz@gmail.com
Films must be no shorter than 1 minute and no longer than 30 minutse. All genres are welcome including trailers and music videos. All submission are due on/or before Friday, April 25.
The 21Elementz Student Film Festival will be held on Thursday, May 1, at 6pm at The Paramount Theatre in Oklahoma City. Students who enter the festival will have the opportunity to be critiqued by representatives from the Hollywood Black Film Festival and the deadCENTER Film Festival.
For more information, please visit www.21ElementzProductions.Blogspot.com
Artist INC Live Oklahoma City
Artist INC Live Oklahoma City is now taking applications for artists of all disciplines, from emerging to established, who are residents of Oklahoma, including performing, literary and visual. Artist INC Live is presented as a collaboration of the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Oklahoma Arts Council, Artist INC, Norman Arts Council, Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Oklahoma Film & Music Office and the City of Oklahoma City Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, with support from the Mid-America Arts Alliance.
Artist INC Live Oklahoma City is a cutting-edge training program that addresses the specific business needs and challenges of artists. Limited to 25 participants, artists gather once a week for eight weeks, from September 30 – November 18, 2014, to learn business skills specific to their art practice and apply those skills cooperatively with their peers. Led by local artist facilitators and topic experts, the three-hour weekly seminar is structured in thirds, with the first hour focused on directed large group discussions of relevant issues, the second hour featuring multi-media lectures on the specified business topic and the last hour spent in small group discussion and direct application of class concepts.
For a copy of the application guidelines, please click here. Applications should be submitted online at www.artistsurvivalkit.org and will be reviewed by representatives of the partnering organizations as well as artists and arts professionals in the field. The selected participants will reflect a balanced cross-section of artists from multiple disciplines, backgrounds and ethnicities. The deadline for applications is June 2, 2014 with notifications sent out by July 18.
For questions, please contact Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Indie Fest is now accepting submissions from filmmakers, television producers, videographers and new media creators. The fest is an independent, top-tier international awards competition showcasing cinematic gems and unique voices.
The goal of the Indie Fest is to help independent creators advance their careers and gain publicity, awarding winners a variety of accolades including the Fast Focus Short Film Public Television Award, the Humanitarian Award, Best of Show, and various in-kind production and post-production opportunities valued at $10,000.
For more information, please visit http://www.theindiefest.com/index.html.
Roy W. Dean Spring Grant
Applications are now being accepted for the Roy W. Dean Spring Grant, which seeks unfinished or proposed documentaries, short films and features. The winner will receive $2,000 in cash and close to $30,000 in film services, goods and support to help them complete their project.
New donors this year include G-Technology, the leading manufacturer of hard drives for the entertainment industry, who will provide the grant winner with a 4TB G-Drive. Other donors include Abelcine Tech NY, Nice Shoes, Edgewise Media and many more major film companies. Talented editors, colorists and entertainment lawyers have also donated their time and skills.
Each applicant for the grant receives a consultation on their project from Carole Dean, head of the non-profit grant sponsor, From The Heart Productions, and author of “The Art of Film Funding,” now in its second edition.
The deadline for submission is April 30, 2014. For more information, please visit http://fromtheheartproductions.com/available-grants/ or email email@example.com.
21st Annual Austin Film Festival and Conference
The 21st Annual Austin Film Festival (AFF) and Conference is now accepting applications for films, screenplays and teleplays. AFF is dedicated to championing the work of aspiring and established filmmakers and screenwriters. AFF allows participating writers and filmmakers to measure themselves against the very best, while providing unique and valuable networking and learning opportunities. More than a competition, AFF has built a platform for emerging writers and filmmakers that provides the means to expose their work to major players in the industry.
Submission deadlines for the 2014 AFF are as follows:
Early Bird: April 30, 2014
Regular: June 16, 2014
Late: July 15, 2014
Screenplay & Teleplay Deadlines:
Regular: April 30, 2014
Late: May 31
The Austin Film Festival and Conference will be held in Austin, Texas from October 23-30, 2014. This year’s conference panelists already include Cary Fukunaga (Director, True Detective), Jim Uhls (Writer, Fight Club), Richard Kelly (Writer/Director, Donnie Darko), and Kelly Marcel (Writer, Saving Mr. Banks) to name a few.
For more information, please visit www.austinfilmfestival.com.
The 16th Annual Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival
The Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival is now accepting submissions for Movie/Film Projects and the Script-Screenplay Competition for their 16th Annual Festival. The festival will be held September 20 - 21, 2014 in the Greater Bay Area of Houston, Texas. Categories for submission are as follows:
Music Videos (less than 5 minutes total running time)
Standard 70-140 pages
Shorts under 60 pages
The Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival was created to showcase the discovery of new and emerging artists.
Regular submissions will be accepted February 1 - April 30, 2014. Late submissions will be accepted May 1 - July 1, 2014.
For a complete list of events, screenings, submission needs and prices, please visit www.gulfcoastfilmfest.com.
MUSIC CALL FOR ENTRIES
Center of the Universe Festival
The Center of the Universe Festival in Tulsa is accepting applications for club venue bands to play on Friday, July 25th or Saturday, July 26th, 2014. In addition to the exposure of playing at Oklahoma’s largest music festival and being included on the poster and website, bands can earn up to $100 per band member or a maximum of $500 for the gig. Bands will also receive two weekend tickets to the festival per band member and admission to killer after parties on the night of their set!
The Center of the Universe Festival is a two-day, non-profit music and arts festival held in Tulsa’s Brady Arts District featuring more than 100 bands on three outdoor stages and ten club venues. The event, scheduled for July 25-26, 2014, is named after the popular downtown Tulsa landmark, the Center of the Universe, located on the Boston Avenue pedestrian bridge between Archer and First Street.
Submission fee is $30 with all proceeds donated to the Tulsa Public Schools Music Program. Deadline for submission is Wednesday, April 30, 2014. For more information and to submit your application, please visit www.centeroftheuniversefestival.com.