Miami, FL – The Hispanicize 2013 Film Festival announced a call for feature length and short film submissions late last year as part of a robust program expansion for 2013 that will spotlight more filmmakers and talent in addition to include collaborations with other film festivals. Hispanicize 2013 (http://www.hispanicizeevent.com), the fourth annual Latino trends event for filmmakers, bloggers, journalists, marketers and music artists, will take place April 9-13, 2013 at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach.
“Our commitment to film is expanding with a festival that is powerfully sharpened to showcase the works and talent of independent Latino filmmakers like never before,” said Manny Ruiz, founder and creative director of Hispanicize 2013. “Everything we’re doing for 2013 is meant to empower filmmakers.”
CALL FOR ENTRIES
To submit your film visit http://www.hispanicizeevent.com/film/submit-your-film.html. Pay special attention to the “Description” fields. This information should be engaging and informative, as it will be used for Hispanicize marketing materials and program books.
The early submission deadline for feature and short films is January 21st. The late submission deadline is February 18th. Films must be received by these dates; postmarks do not count toward the deadline. Refer to the FAQ with any questions. Films selected to be in the festival will be notified in late February.
Entries may also be mailed to: Hispanicize Film Submissions, 7310 Manchaca Rd #151300 Austin, TX 78715.
All filmmakers whose works are chosen will be heavily publicized before, during and after the Hispanicize 2013 Film Festival. Additionally, each accepted feature length and short filmmaker will be provided with two badges for entrance into all Hispanicize events. Complete film entry details are available at http://www.hispanicizeevent.com.
The Hispanicize 2013 Film Festival will award the following prizes:
Hispanicize Feature Film Jury Prize: $1,000 (This is in addition to a $500 maximum reimbursement for airfare and an additional $500 toward room and board for the winner).
Hispanicize Short Film Jury Prize: $500 (This is in addition to a $500 maximum reimbursement for airfare and an additional $500 toward room and board for the winner).