By Liz Lopez – http://www.elinkstoday.com –
Cine Las Americas invites filmmakers, producers and distributors to participate in the Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF), which will celebrate its nineteenth consecutive year from May 4-8, 2016. The first deadline to submit your films and/or music videos is January 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm.
The festival showcases contemporary films and videos from Latin America (North, Central, South America, and the Caribbean) and the Iberian Peninsula. Films and videos made by or about Latinos in the U.S. or the rest of the world, as well as films and videos by or about indigenous groups of the Americas are also invited to participate.
Music videos will also be accepted in both adult and youth film categories. For music videos created by adults, an original music composition is required. For youth films, music that is not original to the production, but follows all copyright and intellectual property rights laws, may be used in conjunction with an original video production. Projects must have been completed after January 1, 2014.
SUBMISSION DEADLINES – Submissions should be at the Cine Las Americas office by the following dates and times:
Deadline: January 15, 2016 at 5:00pm (Non-refundable entry fee US$25)
Late Deadline: February 1, 2016 at 5:00pm (Late entry fee US$50)
Youth Films Deadline: February 1, 2016 at 5:00PM (Youth Films pay no entry fee)
PLEASE NOTE: Submission deadlines are not postmark deadlines.
All entries must complete an entry form via one (1) of four (4) portals that are listed on the website.
To review further information about the festival, and submit your work for consideration, visit http://cinelasamericas.org/call/call-for-entries
Source: Cine las Americas International Film Festival