Call for submissions - Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival 2017
Shoot a genre short film and get a chance to win big at the first fantastic Film Festival in the Middle-East
The second edition of Maskoon, the Arab World's First Fantastic Film Festival will take place at Metropolis Empire Sofil, Beirut in September 2017.
A call is open for participation in a competition for genre short films revolving around the theme of MASKOON/HAUNTED.
An international jury will award 2 winning films (a monetary prize and an invitation to attend a prestigious International Film Festival).
Results will be announced during Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival 2017.
The deadline to submit your short film is July 10, 2017.
WHO CAN APPLY
- Lebanese filmmakers, students and amateurs
Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival seeks independent short films (fiction or animation) from any of the following main genre groups:
- Horror, Supernatural
- Sci-Fi, Fantasy
- Crime, Action, Thriller, Suspense
- Dark Comedy
Revolving around the theme MASKOON/HAUNTED, a few guidelines.
- Inhabited or frequented by ghosts
possessed, cursed, jinxed
- Showing signs of mental anguish or torment.
tormented, anguished, troubled, oppressed, tortured
- Preoccupied, as with an emotion, memory, or idea
worried, disturbed, obsessed, distressed
Feel free to also present your own interpretation of the theme!
SHORT FILM ELIGIBILITY:
- Run time between 1 and 5 minutes
- All formats are accepted (shot on film, digital or mobile phone)
- Films must be subtitled in English
- Screening formats: DCP, BluRay, HD quality file (*.mov/ mp4)
Submission fees: None
Kindly send your film on a usb key or Data DVD to:
Renno Building (Kahwet Leyla's building) - 1st floor
Gemmayze - Beirut, Lebanon.
Tel: +961 1 58 78 24
Or send us a downloadable link of your film by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directors whose films will be selected should send the screening copy of their film, with technical information (synopsis, biography of the director) and promotional materials (1 film still, 1 photo of the director )- by the 7th of August 2017, at the latest.
For more information, please contact: email@example.com