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Focus Features - Africa First Film Program - $10,000 Award

Focus Features announced a Call for Applications for the Focus Features Africa First Short Film Program. The postmark deadline for applications is July 15th, 2008 (so you've got over a month). The program will award five emerging African filmmakers $10,000.00 each towards the pre-production, production, or post-production of their short film.

Filmmakers selected as award recipients will also participate in a 3-day workshop in New York City. during which the filmmakers will receive firsthand exposure to the inner workings of studio development, finance, marketing, and distribution; and participate in one-on-one sessions with the Focus Features Advisory Board members.

Award recipients will be notified on or about August 15th, 2008 of their status.

For complete details of this program, go to their WEBSITE.


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