* Tuesday, May 29 Sunday, June 10, 2001. Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Entry Deadline: March 23, 2001
The Belo Horizonte International Short-Film Festival is the main short film event in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais. Films produced in 2000 or 2001 are eligible and cannot exceed 30 minutes in length. The event will feature retrospectives, exhibits and workshops. There is no entry fee. An official jury, composed of specialists in the area, will be in charge of selecting the Best Film among both national and international productions. The Festival audience will choose the Best Brazilian Short Film. The event will grant a total of R$10,000 (US$5,076) as the prize for Best Film and Best Brazilian Short Film. Other prizes are being arranged through partnerships with the event sponsors. The Festival is organized by Clovis Salgado Foundation (FCS), an agency of the state government. For more information contact: Departamento de Cinema da Fundao Cluvis Salgado, Av. Afonso Pena, 1537 Centro, Belo Horizonte - Minas Gerais, Brazil CEP 30.130.004; Tel.: ++(55) (31) 32377235; Fax: ++(55) (31) 3237 7215; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; or Web: http://www.festivaldecurtasbh.com.br.