Call for Submissions for the 8th International Tamil Short Film Festival

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Tam Sivathasan



The organizers of Toronto’s annual International Tamil Short Film Festival – Independent Art Film Society – invite submissions for this year’s festival. As the theme of this year’s festival will be centered on the ongoing conflict in the Tamil homeland, submissions should also focus on this theme. It is desirable for submissions to have English subtitles.

Three prizes will be awarded to adjudged best three films participating at the festival. The prizes will be:

· First Prize of $500 Cdn.

· Second Prize of $300 Cdn

· Third Prize of $200 Cdn.

Submissions should meet the following requirements:

· Submissions should be received no later than September 15, 2009

· The runtime of the submissions should be no longer than 30 minutes

· Submissions should be in Tamil

· Submissions should be accompanied by a list of cast and technicians

· Submissions should be accompanied by a letter signed by the producer or producers

· The decision of the selection panel will be deemed final

· Submissions should be sent to the following address:

Tam Sivathasan

Exceutive Director – IAFS

1345 Morningside Ave., Unit # 8

Toronto, ON. Canada

M1B 5K3

For more information:

1-416-450-6833; 1-416-804-3443
rathan@rogers.com, iafs@rogers.com, www.iafstamil.com

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