March 19, 2012 – Port Huron, Mich. – The Blue Water Film Festival (BWFF) announces the 2012 “Call for Entries” for the fourth annual festival. Film submissions of short films, feature length, animation and documentaries must meet one of the following two qualifications:
1. The film must have been shot in the state of Michigan or Ontario, Canada.
2. The individual submitting the film must have participated in its production and have a permanent address in the state of Michigan or Ontario, Canada.
All submissions must be postmarked by Friday, June 15, 2012.
This year, the Blue Water Film Festival is offering two new components to the film submission process. Entries sent by March 31, 2012 will receive a special early bird discount on their submission fee. Filmmakers will also have the option of receiving feedback on their films from the BWFF Film Selection Committee and/or comments from the esteemed 2012 Judges Panel for an additional cost.
All Official Selections of the 2012 BWFF will be shown in their entirety on Saturday, October 6, 2012 in Port Huron, Mich. Industry professionals from the Judges Panel will select the winning films. Cash and prizes totaling $2,500 will be given at the event’s Awards Ceremony on October 6.
BWFF Film Selection Chairperson, Kelly Kennedy said, “Our official ‘Call for Entries’ kicks off a really exciting time for the Blue Water Film Festival. As our submissions arrive each year, we continue to be amazed at the fantastic talent emerging from the independent film industry in Michigan and Ontario. I look forward to a banner year of truly phenomenal submissions.”
For further details and to download a copy of the official Film Submission Form, please visit www.BlueWaterFilmFestival.com Please send questions regarding submission to scott@BlueWaterFilmFestival.com Scott V. Hall is filmmaker scout and concierge.
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