HDFEST CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR 2008 FESTIVALS- MOVIES SHOT WITH HD OR HDV CAMERAS
HDFEST is now seeking entries of films for its 2008 Festival Events. HDFEST 2008 marks the organization's 9th year of celebrating High-Definition filmmaking. The festival screens exclusively movies shot with Hi-Def or HDV cameras. All festival content is also projected using HD technology. Festival events have been taking place since 2000. Festivals take place annually in the UK, Finland, New York City, Seoul and Los Angeles. HDFEST also includes panels and seminars on digital filmmaking and HD technology.
HDFEST is open to submissions of feature films, short films, music videos, animation, experimental films and documentaries created using HD or HDV technology. All movies must have been completed after January 2006.
HDFEST also gives out the annual HDFEST Deffie Awards recognizing achievement in HD independent moviemaking. The Deffie Awards offer prizes of filmmaking equipment and software in over 20 categories offered exclusively to High-Definition and HDV filmmakers. HDFEST also has a unique festival category recognizing achievement in High-Definition animated filmmaking.
*HDFEST'S EARLY DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS COMING UP JANUARY 15th, 2008! Early festival entry fee is only $50 for features and $40 for short films For more information on HDFEST visit http://www.hdfest.com/hdfestsubmit.html
The regular entry deadline is March 1st, 2008. Regular entry fees: $60 for features and $50 for shorts (less than 40 minutes) Or enter the festival via withoutabox at http://www.withoutabox.com/login/5780
to fill out the entry form online.
Since 2000, HDFEST has known that high-def and digital cinema are the future of the entertainment industry. Since that time, the festival has been at the heart and core of this revolution. HDFEST has been responsible for numerous historic digital cinema landmark events and technological firsts- check out our festival milestones page http://www.hdfest.com/hdfestmilestones.html
Since HDFEST's inception, there have been over 28 HDFEST events in 10 cities including LA, NYC, London, Helsinki, Seoul, South Korea and Sydney, Australia. HDFEST also gives out the annual HDFEST Deffie Awards recognizing achievement in HD independent filmmaking.