SUBMIT YOUR FILM TODAY! July 31 Deadline for the 2013 Annual Midwest Ad Community Shorts Program
Presented by AICP Midwest and a host of outstanding Midwest companies
The Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) and The Midwest Independent Film Festival will present the 2013 Advertising Community Shorts Program this fall and we want your "non-work work" (the films you make when you're not making commercials) to be a part of it!
year's selection jury will include top professionals from premier Midwest
agencies and production companies, including Leo Burnett, BBDO, mcgarrybowen, Beast and ONE at Optimus... click here for the complete roster for last year's jury!
Please note: we have a special offer this year - you can submit as many films as you like for just one $25 submission fee! Our only requirements:
1. They are all from the same filmmaker
2. That filmmaker is gainfully employed in the advertising and/or commercial production community
3. The film was produced in the Midwest or has strong Midwest roots (click here for more about our eligibility requirements)
4. The film/music video/animated piece was produced between 2010-2013
5. The piece is not a commercial or spec spot (we want films, baby!)
BE SURE TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM NO LATER THAN JULY 31ST! Please spread the word to your fellow filmmakers - we look forward to viewing your film(s) - the sooner the better!
Our sponsors for this year's Advertising Community Shorts Night include AICP Midwest, One at Optimus, O'Connor Casting, NoiseFloor, SCREEN Magazine, Beast Editorial, Utopic, Red Car Chicago, Resolution Digital Studios, Sony, AbelCine, 59 Films, Airstream Audio and Fletcher Camera & Lenses!
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ABOUT THE MIDWEST INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
The Midwest Independent Film Festival is the nation's only film festival solely dedicated to the Midwest filmmaker, presenting audiences with regionally produced independent cinema every first Tuesday of the month at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, 2828 North Clark in Chicago. This year-round film festival sits proudly at the center of the independent film scene in Chicago and the Midwest and is dedicated to celebrating and strengthening that community. More information can be found on the Festival website: www.MidwestFilm.org.
This year's festival sponsors include AV Chicago, Resolution Digital Studios, O'Connor Casting, Humana, SAGIndie, Sony, AbelCine, ONE at Optimus, Utopic, Beast Editorial, AICP Midwest, Canon, Screen Magazine, Heineken, McDermott Will & Emery, Noise Floor, Red Car Chicago, Fletcher Camera & Lenses, Zacuto, Tribeca Flashpoint Academy, Zipcar, Zaroban Design, The Illinois and Chicago Film Offices, Movietrax.tv, Airstream Audio, 59 Films, Candid Wines, Daufenbach Camera and Orbit Media Studios.