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Fringe Film Festival deadlines approaching


Fringe Film Festival deadlines approaching

If you're a short filmmaker and you want to enter this year's Wellington Fringe Film Festival then get your entry in quick.

To enter the Short Film Programme submit your short film on VHS and entry form before 7 May. Choose a genre of either - Drama, Experimental, Animation, and Documentary.

For the Special Fringe Competition, all entries must be received by 4 June. Your entry must be no longer than 3 minutes in duration and must contain a reference to "Orange".

If music videos are your thing, then you'll want to enter the Kodak Music Clip Awards. All video clips and entry forms must be received by 4 June.

To get an entry form and view the Festival rules and regulations, please visit our website -

Background to the Festival

The 17th Wellington Fringe Film Festival to be held from 5 - 9 July. The Short Film and Special Competition will be held at The Paramount Theatre on Courtenay Place.

The Festival provides an opportunity for short filmmakers to screen their film in a supportive and non-competitive environment. During the five days, filmmakers are challenged to consider and discuss all aspects of filmmaking. They'll have the opportunity to gain feedback from industry experts and fellow filmmakers.

There's no selection process and no entry fee. The only criterion is that the filmmaker must come to Wellington to present and discuss their work.

The Kodak Music Clip Awards will take place on 9 July at Bar Bodega, on Ghuznee Street.

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