We’re passing on an announcement that may be of interest to small-gauge filmmakers out there:
The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center presents 2008 UNITED STATES SUPER 8 FILM & DIGITAL VIDEO FESTIVAL February 15-17, 2008 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ENTRIES: January 18, 2008 @ 5PM EST!
The 20th Annual United States Super 8mm Film + Digital Video Festival will be held February 15-17, 2008 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. The Festival encourages any genre (animation, documentary,experimental, fiction, personal, etc.), but the work must have predominantly originated on Super 8mm/8mm film or Digital video or 8mm video formats. All works will be screened by a panel of judges who will award over $4000 in prizes. Last year’s festival drew large audiences which viewed 22 finalist works out of 210 entries from throughout the world over three evenings. The Festival takes as its mandate the spreading of the 8mm and Digital word. For more information go to www.njfilmfest.com
or call us at 732-932-8482!
2008 United States Super 8 Film/Video Festival
There is a $45.00 non-refundable entry fee for each work under 50 min. and $75 for works over 50 min. submitted. Do not send cash. Make the check or money order payable to the Rutgers Film Co-op/NJMAC. Include with your entry: the entry fee; a completed entry form; a DVD or 1/2” VHS videocassettes for pre-screening, a self-addressed stamped postcard for notification of entry receipt; and a self-addressed stamped container for return of entry if desired. All entries must have originally been shot predominantly on Super 8/8mm film or Digital/Hi 8/8mm video. Digital works include HD, miniDV, DigiBeta, etc. Video transfers of films are accepted. Do not send originals or prints with many splices. For films, include your name and title on the outside of the film can as well as on the head and tail leader. For videotapes/dvds, include your name and title on both the tape/dvd box and the tape/dvd itself. Please do not send any entries in
fiber-filled mailing containers. Only finalists are notified in advance that their work is in the final screenings. The Rutgers Film Co-op/NJMAC will not be held responsible in the event of loss or damage to submitted work.