European Independent Film Festival 2010 Call For EntriesEarly Deadline: December 14, 2009Late Deadline: January 4, 2010
The European Independent Film Festival -- Europe's foremost festival for independent filmmakers -- is currently accepting submissions for its 2010 edition. The festival accepts films in 13 categories:
European-- Dramatic Feature-- Dramatic Short-- Documentary Feature-- Documentary Short-- Animation-- Experimental
Non-European-- Foreign Dramatic Feature-- Foreign Dramatic Short-- Foreign Documentary
Worldwide-- Student Film-- News and Current Affairs-- Ecology Now!-- Made on Mobile
ECU 2010 will also host two exciting programs:
Since its inception five years ago, The European Independent Film Festival (ECU) has become the premier arena in Europe for independent filmmakers to screen their films to large international audiences, to network with producers, talent scouts, agents and distributors as well as exchange ideas with other indie filmmakers.
There are thirteen competitive categories in the festival, with twenty-three awards culminating in the prestigious title of "Europe's Best Independent Film" award. Prizes from Avid, ScriptShark and Final Draft are awarded.
The industry professionals who came to ECU 2009 -- professional filmmakers, agents, production company representatives, distributors and established producers -- came in search of new projects and raw talent. What they found was a future generation of filmmakers who exceeded their expectations. Dozens of distribution agreements were signed and several films were sold directly after their screening.
After the Paris festival screenings in March 2010, a selection of ECU's award-winning films will be presented at our partner festivals around the World under the banner of "Europe's Best Independent Films".
The early deadline for submissions is December 14, 2009 and the late deadline is January 4, 2010. A Withoutabox extended deadline is available through January 14th 2010. Independent filmmakers are invited to submit their films at www.ecufilmfestival.com.
On the final day of the festival all Perfect Pitch participants have the opportunity to pitch to a live panel of industry professionals. We don't guarantee a deal, but we do guarantee a solid amount of face time to get the ball rolling.
For those of you eager to get started with those pitches, registration is now open at www.ecufilmfestival.com.