Atlanta, GA, July 27, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- IMAGE Film & Video Center, the non-profit organization that produces Out On Film, announced today that it is now accepting submissions for the 19th Annual Out On Film, Atlanta’s second-largest cultural event for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community (after Atlanta Pride). The film festival will take place November 10-16, 2006 at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema in Atlanta, Georgia. Entries must be received by Friday, August 18, 2006. IMAGE Film & Video members have an extra week to submit their films – Friday, August 25, 2006. Filmmakers can download an Out On Film entry form at www.outonfilm.com.
The 19th annual OUT ON FILM: Atlanta’s GLBT Film Festival will feature films and videos from around the world by, for and about the lesbian/gay/trans/bi community. Out On Film will screen films in the Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Experimental and Student categories. The festival is produced annually by IMAGE Film & Video Center, the Southeast’s premiere regional media arts center.
All works must be submitted on DVD or 1/2” VHS (NTSC system only) for prescreening. DVD is preferred. Please do not send film reels or original material. All works submitted must be available by October 27, 2006 for inclusion in the festival.
All entry fees should be payable to IMAGE Film & Video Center in U.S. currency by check or money order, excepting those using credit card. At the request of those submitting outside of the United States, IMAGE is offering the option of paying by credit card (note: $1 processing charge will be added to your entry fee if you use a credit card.)
Entry fees are as follows:
* $15 - Works entered by an individual or a non-profit organization
* $10 - Works entered by IMAGE members and/or students (enclose copy of membership card or student ID)
Filmmakers should mail their submission, entry form and entry fee to:
Attn: Festival Director
Out On Film
535 Means Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
About IMAGE Film & Video Center
IMAGE Film &Video Center is a 501c3 not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to fostering independent and alternative film and video as unique forms of individual expression. Since its founding in 1977, IMAGE (Independent Media Artists of Georgia, Etc.) has grown to become one of the most respected not-for-profit media arts centers in the nation. For more information, please call (404) 352-4225, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their website at www.imagefv.org.
In addition to presenting Out On Film, IMAGE also produces the ten day Atlanta Film Festival, offers screenings, workshops, monthly salons, fiscal sponsorships, screenplay critiquing services, outreach programs, and equipment access. Major funding for IMAGE is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council, City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs, Georgia Council for the Arts with appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund.