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NYPSFF: 2013 NY Portuguese Short Film Festival – Call for entries

The New York based Arte Institute has announced the 3rd edition of NY Portuguese Short Film Festival (NYPSFF) and is calling for submissions. The festival is scheduled for May 31- June, 2013, to take place in New York and Portugal, simultaneously.

Launched in 2011, the NYPSFF aims to showcasing the best work of emerging Portuguese filmmakers. Applicants must be individuals residing in Portugal or abroad who are of Portuguese nationality; production companies in Portugal or abroad with Portuguese short films produced; and Portuguese educational institutions in conjunction with their students.

Winners of the NYPSFF will be selected and awarded by a judging panel composed by Alejandro Merizalde from Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York (USA); Rui Vilhena, from Globo Television, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); Ricardo Pereira, Actor, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); Jared Earley, Provincetown, Washington, DC (USA).

All genres, themes and styles will be accepted. The deadline for submissions is March 1. Applicants will be notified by the end of April.

The Arte Institute is a non-profit organization that promotes the Portuguese art and culture and offers a creative environment for Portuguese artists in the areas of visual arts, literature, music, dance and film.  For information, rules and regulations, visit the Arte Institute’s website >>

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