CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: London Feminist Film Festival

(Cross-posted with permission)
The London Feminist Film Festival will take place over a weekend in November 2012. The festival aims to counterbalance the mainstream film industry’s narrow representation of women and its neglect of women’s issues by showing a selection of films made by women filmmakers from around the world. The films will be feminist either in their representation of women and/or their handling of feminist issues.Deadline: 31 August 2012.

General rules:

• Women directors from any country may enter.
• Films should deal with feminist issues and/or be feminist in their representation of women.
• Films can be of any length or genre.
• Non-English language films must be presented in English-subtitled versions.

How to submit:

Click on the button below to pay your submission fee via PayPal or with a credit/debit card. Submission fee is £5 per short film and £10 per mid–full length (30+ minutes) film.

Email submissions.lfff@gmail.com with a link to your film online or to request the postal address for submitting via DVD. Please include the following information in your email:

• Film director’s name, contact details, and short biography
• Title of film
• Year of production
• Country of production
• Film credits (producer, writer, etc)
• Synopsis of film including why you think it is suitable for the festival
• Length of film in minutes
• Where it has been screened before, if applicable
• PayPal payment confirmation number

Successful applicants will be notified by 21 September 2012.

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Website:  http://londonfeministfilmfestival.wordpress.com/
Twitter: @ldnfemfilmfest
Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/179100748862559/

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Social Media Intern Needed

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN NEEDED FOR SHORT FILM PROJECT

CROSSING THE RIVER, a short film shot on location in rural South Carolina that tackles issues of racial tolerance, is currently seeking a social media intern to assist with all aspects of our outreach ad publicity campaign about the film and the racial justice issues portrayed in the story.  This is an unpaid internship position, but will be an opportunity to create and carry out a social media strategy for an ambitious project that is headed for major festivals.  Additionally, the film raises awareness of modern-day cross burnings that still occur every year across the U.S. and Canada and provides an opportunity to make a difference by being involved with a project tackling issues of civil rights and social justice.

We are looking to fill this position immediately.  Please send a resume, two references, and links to your work to writer/director Emilie McDonald and producer Tammy Arnstein at crossingtheriver2011@gmail.com by Monday, June 4.

For more about the project, please visit: http://crossingtheriverfilm.wordpress.com/

For more information about our successful Kickstarter campaign, visit:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/emiliemcdonald/crossing-the-river