2011 Regent Park Film Festival Call For Submissions

2011 Regent Park Film Festival Call For Submissions

channelAPA.com got word from the 2011 Regent Park Film Festival (RPFF) is looking for Asian American films for their festival. The best part for filmmakers is that it’s absolutely FREE. Here’s more info:

Regent Park Film Festival is Toronto’s ONLY free-of-charge film festival dedicated to bringing the finest multicultural works relevant to the communities living in Regent Park, the oldest and largest low income housing in Canada; an area populated predominantly by new immigrants and Aboriginal Peoples. They showcase independent films of all length and genres in their original languages and subtitled in English, with topics pertinent to the various Regent Park communities such as urbanization, community activism, immigrant experiences, inner city issues, cultural identity and multicultural relationships. In addition, each year they program films for Grade 1-8 addressing themes of difference, racial diversity, bullying, gender identity, poverty, health, and other issues relevant to youth.

Regent Park residents are encouraged to create media works, through free professional training workshops, and engage in debates through panel discussions. Annually, films made by Regent Park residents are highlighted in the Family Program and in Community Stories: Youth Media Art Program on Opening Night, supporting self-representation and engaging dialogue with guest youth filmmakers from other parts of the World.

This year, they are putting particular emphasis on fictional feature and short length films from the Asian & African Diaspora. All activities as well as childcare are free-of-charge and they pay artist fees.

What are you waiting for? Submit your film online here and click on the word submissions on the home page. Extended Deadline: Friday, May 20, 2011 (NO ENTRY FEE) Post-dated

2010 Regent Park Film Festival trailer

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