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New York International Latino Film Festival - Win 15,000

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New York International Latino Film Festival Short Film Competition

New York International Latino Film Festival Short Film Competition

The HBO/NYILFF Short Film Competition is on! Enter your short film script & win 15K to shoot & edit it plus HBO mentorship throughout. Then premiere @ NYILFF August 15-21, 2011! Deadline extended to JUNE 22nd!

1st Place
Winner will receive $15,000 to be used to produce his/her film. In addition, an HBO executive will mentor and consult the winning filmmaker on all aspects of the production. NYILFF will provide round-trip travel and hotel accommodations for the winner (one person)and a guest during the 2011 NYILFF, such travel and hotel accommodations to be determined by NYILFF in its sole discretion. Value of Goods/Services: 15,000 U.S. Dollars
Cash Award Value: 15,000 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 15,000 U.S. Dollar


1. Script must have been written by a person of Latino decent OR focus on the Latino experience.
2. Entrant must be eighteen (18) years old or older.
3. Competition is open to U.S. and international filmmakers.
4. Script must be written in English language.
5. If screenplay is written in Spanish, it must be translated to English for judging purposes.
6. All entries must arrive at NYILFF office postmarked by June 10th 2011 deadline.
7. Screenplay must be original with Entrant, Entrant must own all rights to the screenplay and the screenplay may not be based upon any other work, unless all rights in such work are owned by Entrant. Screenplay and work produced in connection therewith must have had no previous television or internet exhibition, must not have won award(s) at any other festival and must not have been previously submitted to any HBO Short Film Competition.
8. Employees of Home Box Office, Inc. (HBO) and any other Time Warner entity (whether or not permanent or temporary employees) and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate.

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