Eighth NoHu International Short Film Festival seeks entries

UNION CITY – The Eighth Annual NoHu International Short Film Festival, to be held Oct. 19 to 24, is seeking entries. This year’s six-day festival will include two evenings of feature films, three evenings of screening for the finalists of the short film competing category, and a red carpet awards ceremony on the sixth day.
Submissions are being accepted in all categories. (No pornography.) Films should be no longer than fifteen minutes in length. Those interested may submit their film in DVD format, along with a cover letter, synopsis, film credits, awards if any, and contact information, to Commissioner Lucio P. Fernandez, Department of Public Affairs, 3715 Palisade Ave., Union City, NJ 07087, Attn: Film Entry
Include in the cover letter that the entry is being submitted by the property owner or licensee, and giving the City of Union City the right to publicly screen the film as part of the NoHu International Film Festival. Include if this is a world premiere, USA premiere, New Jersey premiere, or Union City premiere. DVDs will not be returned.
Please write on the DVD cover the contact name, email, and genre. All entries will be considered. Finalists will be notified via e-mail. Entry deadline is Monday, Oct. 5. No exceptions. No fee. No application form required. Foreign language films accepted. This is a juried festival.
The red carpet awards presentation for the festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the William Musto Cultural Center, 420 – 15th St. Admission is free.

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