Getting Closer: San Diego Asian Film Festival Call For Entries

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

An FYI to you proscrastinators like myself (the check is in the mail btw).

The San Diego Asian Film Foundation (SDAFF) is approaching its' early deadline for the 2010 Call For Entries, April 30. Get your film in before the submission fee increases! SDAFF will celebrate its 11th annual film festival season to an estimated audience of more than 18,000 during 8 days of film, panels, and exciting special events.

The San Diego Asian Film Festival is competitive, seeking entries in the following categories: narrative feature, narrative short, documentary feature, documentary short, and animation. An independent jury selects winners in each category, along with the Grand Jury award, which are announced at the Festival’s Gala Awards Night on Saturday, October 23, 2010. Festival programmers also select a first-time filmmaker to receive the George C. Lin Emerging Filmmaker Award, which is accompanied by a $1,000 prize.

Films/videos submitted must be directed or principally acted by an artist of Asian or Pacific Islander descent; or whose subject matter relates to Asian or Pacific Islander culture.

Early Deadline:
April 30, 2010 ($25 Submission Fee)

Late Deadline:
June 11, 2010 ($40 Submission Fee)

The 11th San Diego Asian Film Festival is schedule for October 21-28, 2010 at the Mission Valley UltraStar Cinemas at Hazard Center. All rules, entry forms, application, and festival info can be found online at The San Diego Asian Film Festival is an event of the San Diego Asian Film Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting audiences with the Human Experience through the Pan-Asian media arts.