Hollywood Film Festival Call For Entries

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This year the Hollywood Film Festival will be celebrating its twelfth anniversary, and it will include premieres, tributes, special screenings and hip parties. Over 100 films will be showcased. At this time the festival is accepting features, docs, shorts, and animation. The FINAL submission deadline is August 15, 2008. For more information go to http://www.hollywoodfestival.com

We are very proud that we have become recognized as a pre-Oscar showcase, as well as a source for providing great networking opportunities for filmmakers looking for a break

In their twelfth year, the Hollywood Film Festival®, and the Hollywood Awards® presented by Starz, announce their final call for entries.

"We are very excited to be having our twelfth annual festival and awards from October 22 to 27 at ArcLight Cinemas, in Hollywood," Executive Director Carlos de Abreu announced.

"It's outstanding to be the main sponsor of this festival, which is known for jump starting the awards season, and is a strong barometer of the films and talent honored throughout the year," said Stephan Shelanski, Starz's executive vice president of programming and acquisitions.

This year the festival will be celebrating its twelfth anniversary, and it will include premieres, tributes, special screenings and hip parties. Over 100 films will be showcased. At this time the festival is accepting features, docs, shorts, and animation. The submission deadline is August 15, 2008. For more information go to http://www.hollywoodfestival.com

"We are very proud that we have become recognized as a pre-Oscar showcase, as well as a source for providing great networking opportunities for filmmakers looking for a break," said de Abreu.

The Hollywood Film Festival kicks off October 22 for a six-day series of screenings and special presentations with Q/A sessions at ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood. On October 27, the festival culminates with the prestigious Hollywood Awards®, which honors established Hollywood talent and emerging filmmakers.

The festival and awards presenter is Starz Entertainment, LLC, a premium movie service provider operating in the United States. It offers 16 movie channels including the flagship Starz® and Encore® brands with approximately 16.3 million and 30.7 million subscribers respectively. Starz Entertainment airs more than 1,000 movies per month across its pay TV channels and offers advanced services including Starz HD, Starz On Demand and Vongo®. Starz Entertainment (http://www.starz.com) is an operating unit of Starz, LLC, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation that is attributed to Liberty Capital Group.

Festival Contact:
Press Desk
Hollywood Film Festival®
Hollywood Awards®
Ph: 310.288.1882
festival @ hollywoodawards.com

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