LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (January 7, 2015) –
The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles or IFFLA’s final submission deadline is fast approaching on January 16th! This is the last chance to enter films for consideration in the 2015 festival!
IFFLA’s 2015 Grand Jury Prize winner for Best Feature will be awarded a free participation in the Carpe Diem artists-in-residence program, a retreat designed to allow artists an opportunity to create new works in a stimulating environment. With residencies in India and Spain, Carpe Diem engages artists in intensive workshops, brainstorming sessions, and thought-provoking conversations dealing with cross-cultural art and trans-media storytelling. The winner will get to choose from one of these exciting locations for their residency: Almora (Kalmatia Sangam), Rishikesh (Rainforest House), Kerala (Lily Pad) and Spain (Darabenaz)!
For more info about Carpe Diem and this incredible opportunity, CLICK HERE!
The link to the updated information is here: http://indianfilmfestival.tumblr.com/post/102453518554/iffla-and-carpe-diem-partner-on-award-for-ifflas-2015
Our Call for Entries is included below as well.
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CALL FOR ENTRIES
13th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) ArcLight Hollywood
The 13th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) is now accepting entries for the 2015 festival being held April 8 -12, 2015 at ArcLight Hollywood, an iconic, state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Los Angeles.
Categories: Features, Documentaries and Shorts with Animation welcome in all categories.
Awards: Films compete for Jury and Audience Choice Awards for Best Feature Film and Best Short Film.
New to 2015: Feature films will also be eligible to receive Awards for Best Actor and Best Actress.
TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM, please visit www.indianfilmfestival.org.
The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) is a nonprofit organization devoted to a greater appreciation of Indian cinema and culture by showcasing films, supporting emerging filmmakers, recognizing the leadership of entertainment industry professionals, and promoting the diverse perspectives of the Indian diaspora.
IFFLA 2014 saw a rise in attendance, publicity, and support from all the major US studios. Over 8,000 people attended the festival, which screened over 30 films. In addition to providing filmmakers a premier showcase for their work, IFFLA also facilitates access to distributors, agents, producers and other entertainment professionals based in Hollywood through a series of industry events, including receptions and the exclusive One-on-One program.