Seeks Entries from Moviemakers Worldwide
Final Deadline is February 1, 2006
(Boca Raton, FL – Sept. 16, 2005) The Palm Beach International Film Festival is actively planning their 11th annual event scheduled for April 20-27, 2006. With the dates in place, the festival is now announcing their call for film entries. Features, featurettes, shorts and documentary submissions of all genres are accepted and open to filmmakers worldwide.
All selected films are eligible to be included in the competition for “Audience Favorite” in the following categories: Feature, Short and Documentary. Competition is available in the categories of Best Director, Best Performance by an Actor/Actress, Best Screenplay, Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best Short.
Entry forms and eligibility guidelines are available on the festival's website at: PBIFilmFest.org. Discounted entry fees are provided for films submitted by December 30, 2005. The final deadline is February 1, 2005.
The 11th Annual Palm Beach International Film Festival will be held April 20-27 at venues throughout Palm Beach County. Activities at this week-long celebration of the past, present and future of independent film and cinema include:
· The screening of more than 100 American and foreign independent features, shorts and documentaries of all genres.
· Stimulating seminars and intensive film discussion groups.
· Parties and informal get-togethers with filmmakers and industry professionals from around the globe.
· Student Showcase of Films and Awards Ceremony.
· PBIFF’s world renowned Hollywood-style awards gala featuring screen legends of yesterday,
the hottest stars of today and some of the most prominent filmmakers of all time.
All filmmakers in attendance will receive Industry Passes good for all regular screenings, special events and parties.
About the Palm Beach International Film Festival
The Palm Beach International Film Festival is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization supporting film programs in local schools and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of future filmmakers by helping them fulfill their dreams to one-day work in the world of film. Proceeds generated each year are donated to schools, in the form of grants and scholarships, to provide new technologies. For more information, call 561.362.0003 or visit PBIFilmFest.org.