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Get Your Shorts Into HypeFest

HypeFest 2005 Hollywood, California, USAJuly 29-31, 2005Deadline: April 1, 2005

HypeFest sets out to link independent ideas with commercial creativity. Now in its third year, HypeFest will once again showcase original short-subject works from filmmakers around the world. The weekend-long event offers film screenings and nightly parties, complete with mixing and mingling opportunities. HypeFest also presents a screenplay competition, mentor sessions with industry experts and concludes its festivities with an awards show and closing night bash.

HypeFest is accepting short films (25 minutes or less), commercials, music videos and promos for competition screening. Entrants must send a completed, signed entry form with each submission, which is available online at Only works completed in 2004 or 2005 are eligible for HypeFest 2005. Projects must be submitted for consideration on video (standard speed NTSC VHS) or DVD (Region 1 only).

Early Entry Fee: $35; Student (w/ID): $25. Early Submission Deadline: February 11, 2005. Entry Fee: $45; Student (w/ID): $35. Submission Deadline: April 1, 2005.

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