Get Your 30 Second Trailer On: The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Wants You!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

If you don't have a feature length film in you - don't despair - now's the time to put that ADD to good use:

The 2nd Annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF) is looking for filmmakers (Asian & non-Asian) of all levels to participate in the PAAFF trailer contest, which runs until September 6th, 2009.

Trailer Guidelines

The trailer must:

1) Be exactly 30 seconds.
2) Include all original footage and music, absolutely no copyrighted work accepted and will be disqualified.
3) Promote the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival in an original and creative way.
4) End with this downloadable PAAFF still for the final 5 seconds.
5) Be uploaded to our Youtube group and tagged with “Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival” and “PAAFF.”
6) Notify us by sending an email to Ron with a link to your youtube video.
7) It’s completely free to enter!

Judges include director Todd Angkasuwan (music videos for Snoop Dogg, Far East Movement & many more), producer Philip Lam (Santa Mesa & Undoing) and Cliff Song, representing sponsor HBO.


The Grand Prize winner will receive a cash prize* and a pair of All Access Passes to PAAFF and the winning entry will be screened during the film festival and on this website. Finalists will receive a pair of All Access Passes to the festival.
Go the PAAFF site for the fine print.