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Tuesday January 25, 2011

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Fujifilm Shorts – one month left for entries

The deadline for submissions to the Fujifilm Shorts 2011 competition is fast approaching.

Filmmakers only have until 25 February 2011 to submit their entries and be in with a chance of scooping some great prizes including two prizes of £2,000 worth of Fujifilm Motion Picture film stock. Full details of the competition are available from www.fujifilmshorts.com

'Fujifilm Shorts' is open to all short filmmakers based in the UK and Ireland, entry is free and entrants can submit as many short films as they like. There is one category with an open brief with two prizes being awarded - 'Best Film' and 'Best Cinematography'.

All films must be shot, in their entirety, on Fujifilm Motion Picture film stock and must have been completed after 1 January 2009. All entries must be less than 30 minutes long

Submissions must be made on DVD and sent with a completed entry form to Jerry Deeney, Fujifilm Shorts, 17 Soho Square, London, W1D 3QJ. Entry forms can be downloaded from www.fujifilmshorts.com

In addition to the £4,000 worth of Fujifilm film stock up for grabs there is a whole range of other prizes on offer - Technicolor is providing a 'Rushes Package' including film processing, a one light transfer, sync sound and Digi-Beta deliverable. Technicolor Creative Services will also present both winners with a 35mm print of their films for this year's awards screening, printed on Fujifilm’s new print stock, Eterna-CP 3514DI.

Other prizes include: a lighting hire package courtesy of Panalux; Panavision is supplying a 35mm or 16mm Camera and Dolly hire package; a studio hire package from Island Studios; and a year's free subscription to British Cinematographer Magazine.

The cinematographer from the winner of both prizes will also win a free ticket, courtesy of Fujifilm, to the Camerimage International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, in Poland, December 2011. The prize includes flights, accommodation and industry festival passes. The British Society of Cinematographers will welcome the two winning cinematographers to all BSC social and technical events for a period of one year.

Rushes Soho Shorts and Born Shorts will screen both of the winning films as part of each of their respective festival programmes and Future Shorts will consider both winners for a worldwide distribution deal.

Last year’s Fujifilm Shorts Best Film award went to The Business Trip, shot by DP Angus Husdon, while DP Yoliswa Gärtig's work on Native Son won her the Best Cinematography prize.

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Jerry Deeney
Marketing Manager
Motion Picture Film
Fujifilm UK Ltd
t: +44 (0)20 3040 0400
m: +44 (0)7747 127869
e: jdeeney@fuji.co.uk
w: www.fujifilm.co.uk/motion
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