Indiefest, Film Festival & Market, is pleased to announce their 2005 call for entries. Indiefest celebrates the "vision without compromise" spirit of the independent filmmaker. Incorporating a competitive film festival, a screenwriting contest, an independent film and script market, and a ten day party, Indiefest brings the world's film community to the beautiful city of Chicago. Indiefest 2005 is scheduled to take place July 29th though August 7th.
Indiefest 2005 will showcase the best of independent film to the general public, filmmakers, the media, and to distribution executives. With more films, events, seminars, parties, and the increasing support of major corporations, the media, and the independent film community, Indiefest 2005 will be the "must attend" festival of the year.
Indiefest is eager to showcase emerging talent, therefore there are no strict eligibility requirements. There is one major requirement: films financed or produced by major studios or their affiliates are not eligible. Films and videos of all lengths and genres will be accepted. Screenplays, scripts, novels, and short stories will be accepted into the writing competition, which is presented by the renowned Screenwriter's Project.
The final deadline for submissions has been extended to May 13, 2005 (postmarked). Additional information and application forms can be obtained at www.indiefest.org or send a SASE to Indiefest, PO Box 148849, Chicago, IL 60614-8849.
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