2008 LA Greek Film Festival

After the tragic and extensive disasters that Greece suffered this past summer, the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival 2008 organizers decided to invite filmmakers to submit their films for a special program titled “Wildfires: Greece, Summer 2007”. Interested filmmakers may submit short or feature-length (2-hour duration maximum,) documentary, fiction or experimental films provided they refer to or are about this theme. A selection of the films submitted will be included in a special program during the second annual Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (June 25-29, 2008) . An honorary Orpheus Award will be given to the best film in the program.The submission deadlines for the 2008 Los Angeles Greek Film Festival are quickly approaching! Be sure to submit your film or script by March 31, 2008.About the festival:The goal of the event is to promote Greek Cinema while bridging the gap between Greek filmmakers and Hollywood. The festival also offers retrospective programs of film masterworks, seminars on important contemporary film issues, and tributes to significant Greek filmmakers and performers. Orpheus Awards are given to the most outstanding new films in the dramatic, documentary and short film categories.Festival Directors: Angeliki Giannakopoulos, Ersi DanouFor more info visit www.lagreekfilmfestival.org


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