* Thursday, April 13 - Sunday, April 16, 2000. Taos, New Mexico, U.S.A.
Taos Talking Picture Festival organizers program over 150 new independent films and videos, including features, documentaries, videos and shorts during the four-day festival, creating a multi-cultural rendezvous of film and video artists. A comprehensive Media Forum offers attendees panel discussions, workshops and demonstrations focusing on the state of media. Of special interest is the Georges Méliès Award, a production package of film, lab services and equipment rentals to be awarded to the director who demonstrates the most creative and powerful use of the short film/video form. Entries should have been completed within 18 months of the fest. Films should be submitted on VHS PAL or NTSC video. The entry fee is $25-$35 (PLEASE NOTE: There is NO entry fee required for international submissions). For more information contact: Kelly Clement, Director of Programming, 7217 NDCBU 1337 Gusdorf Rd., Ste. F, Taos, NM 87571, U.S.A.; Tel.: (505) 751-0637; Fax: (505) 751-7385; E-mail: email@example.com; or Web: http://www.ttpix.org.