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Thursday, October 19th
be completed since January 1998.
The Festival shows works on:
16mm (optical track)
1/2" SVHS video
First Deadline: June 1, 2000.
Late Deadline: June 15, 2000.
If you would like your 1/2" VHS pre-
view tape returned to you, please
include a self-addressed stamped
envelope along with your entry
form, fee, and any press kits/stills.
We will send your tape back to you
after the film festival. If you would
like us to inform you that we have
received your entry, please include
a self-addressed stamped postcard
and we will drop it in the mail for
Works that air in the New Orleans
area within 6 weeks of the festival
(before or after) are not eligible.
All video projection is with a high
quality large-screen projector. The
35mm features and shorts accepted
for showing at the Festival may be
shown by video projection. Due to
limited time and space, we cannot
guarantee 35mm projection,
although in 1999 the Festival suc-
cessfully screened all accepted
35mm entries. The two venues used
for 35mm projection are either the
Prytania Theater, located in
Uptown, or the Canal Place
Cinema, located near the French
Quarter. Last year, we accepted 75
films and videos from approximate-
ly 420 submissions.
The fee for Canadian and foreign
entries is $45 (US Dollars) money
order or certified check, plus 1/2
the cost of the return of your film
print or video if your entry is
accepted. All video entries must be
submitted in NTSC format only. We
do not accept PAL.
Mail submissions to:
The New Orleans Film Festival
225 Baronne Street, Suite 1712
New Orleans, LA 70112 U.S.A.
All entries must be shipped pre-
paid and insured. Make all checks
or money orders payable to the
New Orleans Film Society.
Foreign entries must be paid by
money order or certified check in US
dollars. Accepted films and videos
will first be announced on our web-
site by September 1, 2000. If you
have any questions, please feel free
to give us a call at (504)524-5271
or check out our website: newor-